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You can always get you what you want (or at least close to what you want). Almost every domain registration service offers a domain name search. Using a search, you can check for the availability of any given domain name with an assortment of extensions (such as .info, .net, .org and, of course, .com).
*If your selected name is taken, you will usually receive a list of available domain name alternatives, so getting a targeted name is a snap.