How to get an expiring domain

There are a couple tricks and rules to getting an expiring domain name without going through the hassle of shady businesses that want to sell you the domain for three hundred times the worth.
Fortunately, someone documented their steps on how they went about getting one of those crazy expiring domain names so that you could follow it step-by-step.
And no, you’ll probably not get anytime soon.
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