A forum regular named “CHEDZ” posted what appeared to be a fairly standard complaint about the tricky business of transferring a domain name — never an easy operation. Fees, charges and extra forms — all normal stuff for Australia’s complex domain name industry.
But Fenton’s response was anything but average:
After several posts, some of which were hidden by Whirlpool moderators as being pointless or personal attacks, CHEDZ responded:
But Fenton wasn’t putting up with any crap:
At which point another forum regular chimed in to advise CHEDZ to just follow NetRegistry’s procedure. CHEDZ said he was “over it” and said he would source the required documents. But Fenton wasn’t finished yet:
Which spurred CHEDZ back into the slanging match:
Fenton appears to have a sense for sarcasm:
And after Whirlpool’s moderators deleted a stack of postings from CHEDZ for “personal attack”, “trolling” and “off-topic” forum violations, Fenton appeared to have the last word:
One of the most amusing things about the whole debacle, however, is that an ad from NetRegistry rival Crazy Domains ad playing on the thread when we were viewing it, bringing a touch of class to the entire proceedings.
Image credits: Delimiter/Crazy Domains