terrible domain registration problem

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I allowed my registration to lapse, which kicked me offline. One week ago, I paid my hosting fee (bronze), and can login to my account, but cannot access my domain (brazilbraces.com). The only hint of info seen in my account is the phrase "domain registration lapsed, the following domain is unaccessable http://brazilbraces.com"

HELP!!!!!!! I need my domain name and my site back online!!!!

Thanks
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gordon barfield

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Gop

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Hi Gordon,

I think that your domain expired in December (22/12) and is now in a lockdown period. When this comes out of this then you may be able to re-purchase that domain if no-one else gets it first.

The domain and the hosting are separate items and are no longer billed for together.
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please see comments below...
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gordon barfield

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yes, I know that. How long is this supposed "lockdown" period?????

How do I "buy" my site/domain again??????????????????????????????

Please just answer truthfully. All I want is my domain name.....
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Gop

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Hi Gordon,

You have to wait until the end of the lockdown and then buy the domain again.

The timing can vary from 90 days and up ( the longest I have seen is 150 days). I hope you are able to reclaim your domain name shortly. It varies between registrars.
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Hello Gordon

Gop is right. Your domain expired in Dec 2012, and it's usually available 90 days after expiry. You can regularly check and try to repurchase your domain in your Yola account (My Yola > Domains).

Please note that Yola sends e-mails to remind you in time to renew your domain subscription. If you didn't get those e-mails, please check your Spam folders. Once you've successfully repurchased your domain name, it will be automatically renewed for you next time to avoid expiry in future.

I wish you good luck with re-registering it!