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#41 NormanGo

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Posted 03 February 2009 - 12:35 AM

QUOTE(tweetybird @ Jun 5 2007, 04:38 PM)
Okay all you Uploaders - I'm one the Moderators on this great site. I'm usually the one that has to edit your uploads - and lately - it has gotten way 'out-of-hand' just how much editing I have to do to get your covers on site!! There are rules in several places on site that instruct you how to upload your covers correctly - this is not a control thing - it has a very good purpose. Our goal here is to provide a neat and orderly site for you to find what you are looking for.

When uploading your covers - Please rotate the cover so that it looks like
This:[attachmentid=3053] Not This:[attachmentid=3054] Or This:[attachmentid=3055]& Definitely Not Like This:[attachmentid=3056]. It's makes it much easier to see the cover before members download them - and all it took was for me to click a little button. Easy enough - Right??

Also cropping you covers is appreciated - same goes for the disc. I get quite a few coming in looking like this:

[attachmentid=3057] and this:[attachmentid=3058] Neither one is acceptable and WOULD NOT and WILL NOT be approve!!

These next instructions should already be known to you - the uploaders - because they are on the page where you import you covers and hopefully they get read. Some of you should know them by heart - but......

When typing your covers title - PLEASE use BOTH UPPER & lower case letters: Not ALL CAPS - unless called for - like: ABBA, INXS, M*A*S*H and so forth.
So none of this: THE THING R1  or  THE BEATLES REVOLVER.

If you are including the year for the movie - PLEASE use ()'s.  (2008)  (1987)  (2004) etc...

If you are including the venue - use the abbreviation in CAPS (on upload page).  WS SE DC FS  etc...

If you are including a language other than English - use ALL-CAPS to identify it. FRENCH  SWEDISH  DANISH  etc...

If it is a custom designed by you - identify it by the word CUSTOM (ALL-CAPS) on the end of the title.  CUSTOM

A region code is greatly appreciated and they are also located on the upload page if you are not sure which one it is. Most region codes can be found on the back of the covers - usually it looks like a globe with a number in the middle.

DO NOT put dashes ( - ) or dots ( . ) between the words or any of these ( _ ) either.

EXAMPLE: Mary-had-a-Little-Lamb or Fee.Fi.Fo.Fum or Green_Eggs_And_Ham.

So if done properly - it should look like this:

Meet The Applegates (1991) WS SE R1 or Meet The Applegates SWEDISH R2.

A custom cover will look like this:

Harry And The Hendersons R1 CUSTOM
or Saw IV (2007) R2 CUSTOM.

When labeling a Music CD (and this one is really easy!) - Artists name then CD Name with a space - space between artist and title:

Like this: Billy Joel - River Of Dreams (if including year - again - use the ()'s.)
Not this: Billy Joel-River of Dreams - or this: Billy_Joel_Piano_Man  or even this: John Denver Windsong.

I'm also having to correct the spelling on your covers - A LOT!!! It's right there on the cover you are uploading - so there shouldn't be any spelling errors. So Please take a second to double check the spelling.

And Remember - Size DOES Matter!!! 300dpi is the magic number:
Approximately 3240 x 2175 for a standard DVD Cover @300dpi and 1500 x 1000 @150dpi.
Approximately 1440 x1440 for a standard Music Cover @300dpi and 700 x 700 @150dpi.
Approximately 1440 x 1440 for a standard Disc label - for both DVD Movie and Music CDs @300dpi and 700 x 700 @150dpi. 
NOTHING UNDER 150dpi will be accepted - NOTHING!!!!!

This IS Your site too - Don't YOU want it nice and neat??? Easier to find covers??? In the Language you are looking for??? Well - it all starts with you all - the uploaders!!! Take pride in your work!!! Let's make FreeCovers even better than it is already.

If anyone ever has any questions - PLEASE don't hesitate to PM me. I'm here for you.
                                        THANK YOU!!!!

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bash.gif I have uploaded a few covers recently and it seems I have not received any credits nor any message to the contrary as to covers not being accepted. I now show 52 covers and it seems I should have at least 60 since a number have never shown up. Please advise...This is my main squeeze for covers. wacko.gif

#42 ouchyfoot

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Posted 03 February 2009 - 02:34 AM

I do not know...but probably they were denied for one reason or the other. The most common reason is there was a better quality cover on site already. The second is...too small or lousy scan.

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Posted 03 February 2009 - 03:05 AM

QUOTE(ouchyfoot @ Feb 2 2009, 09:34 PM)
I do not know...but probably they were denied for one reason or the other. The most common reason is there was a better quality cover on site already. The second is...too small or lousy scan.

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These were not scans...They were perfectly good copies I found on another site....I already printed them myself and the only reason I uploaded them was because they did not exist on the site. One that I just reupped is still not in existence on the site. I have used all these covers myself and they print perfectly.If I find a cover that is not currently on the site I upload to help out on after I test the image first. I would very much like to be a moderator if possible. See what you can do for me...I am a good judge of graphics. taz.gif

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 10:46 PM

hi, I am new to uploading on this site

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 11:09 PM

QUOTE(Mahfoud27 @ Mar 13 2009, 05:46 PM)
hi, I am new to uploading on this site

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Welcome!

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 11:25 PM

QUOTE(NormanGo @ Mar 13 2009, 11:09 PM)
Welcome!

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Thank's

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Posted 25 March 2009 - 04:50 AM

AVG Anti Virus 8.0 (2009) R1 CUSTOM Playstation 2 [Cd]

OOPS .....Should be in PC section........Sorry......

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Posted 25 March 2009 - 05:25 AM

QUOTE(testikle @ Mar 25 2009, 03:50 PM)
AVG Anti Virus 8.0 (2009) R1 CUSTOM  Playstation 2 [Cd] 

OOPS .....Should be in PC section........Sorry......

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FIXED
Haha, I approved and didn't even notice

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#49 j0hndr4g0n

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Posted 25 March 2009 - 07:16 AM

thanks for the heads up on procedures for uploading.
My problem is I tend to type in lower case as not being very quick or proficient it saves me having to look for the caps key.
Will comply though. I think most of my uploads will be for older filmsas this is my main interest

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 12:11 PM

If you state that you don't want dots, dashes or under scores on titles on this site why does every cover have them. You state one thing and then do exactly the opposite someone needs to make their mind up.

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 04:41 PM

QUOTE(wheels @ Apr 9 2009, 08:11 AM)
If you state that you don't want dots, dashes or under scores on titles on this site why does every cover have them. You state one thing and then do exactly the opposite someone needs to make their mind up.

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You are splitting a very fine thread there mister - and are taking it a bit too extreme - and obviously did not understand what was written.

Dashes and dots are needed in some titles - that is a given - we are just asking uploaders not to put dashes, dots and underscoring between every word.

We get lots of covers titled like this:
The.Incredible.Shrinking.Woman.WS.R1 or
Dr_Doolittle_WS_R1 or
My-little-pony
These are wrong - that is what We meant by no dashes, dots and underscoring.
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#52 Karloffs Ghost

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 06:12 AM

I've started scanning and uploading at 350dpi. Would you prefer staying at the 300dpi?
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Posted 25 May 2009 - 09:21 AM

QUOTE(Karloffs Ghost @ May 25 2009, 02:12 AM)
I've started scanning and uploading at 350dpi. Would you prefer staying at the 300dpi?

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You are OK - no need to change - unless you want too.
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#54 Karloffs Ghost

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 02:10 PM

QUOTE(tweetybird @ May 25 2009, 05:21 AM)
You are OK - no need to change - unless you want too.

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Good. I was occasionally having problems getting the minimum pixel size right at 300dpi, so I upped it to 350 to solve the problem.

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 08:35 PM

bash.gif then cheers.gif then clap.gif thenwe will be happy thumbup.gif
QUOTE(tweetybird @ Jun 5 2007, 10:38 PM)
Okay all you Uploaders - I'm one the Moderators on this great site. I'm usually the one that has to edit your uploads - and lately - it has gotten way 'out-of-hand' just how much editing I have to do to get your covers on site!! There are rules in several places on site that instruct you how to upload your covers correctly - this is not a control thing - it has a very good purpose. Our goal here is to provide a neat and orderly site for you to find what you are looking for.

When uploading your covers - Please rotate the cover so that it looks like
This:[attachmentid=3053] Not This:[attachmentid=3054] Or This:[attachmentid=3055]& Definitely Not Like This:[attachmentid=3056]. It's makes it much easier to see the cover before members download them - and all it took was for me to click a little button. Easy enough - Right??

Also cropping you covers is appreciated - same goes for the disc. I get quite a few coming in looking like this:

[attachmentid=3057] and this:[attachmentid=3058] Neither one is acceptable and WOULD NOT and WILL NOT be approve!!

These next instructions should already be known to you - the uploaders - because they are on the page where you import you covers and hopefully they get read. Some of you should know them by heart - but......

When typing your covers title - PLEASE use BOTH UPPER & lower case letters: Not ALL CAPS - unless called for - like: ABBA, INXS, M*A*S*H and so forth.
So none of this: THE THING R1  or  THE BEATLES REVOLVER.

If you are including the year for the movie - PLEASE use ()'s.  (2008)  (1987)  (2004) etc...

If you are including the venue - use the abbreviation in CAPS (on upload page).  WS SE DC FS  etc...

If you are including a language other than English - use ALL-CAPS to identify it. FRENCH  SWEDISH  DANISH  etc...

If it is a custom designed by you - identify it by the word CUSTOM (ALL-CAPS) on the end of the title.  CUSTOM

A region code is greatly appreciated and they are also located on the upload page if you are not sure which one it is. Most region codes can be found on the back of the covers - usually it looks like a globe with a number in the middle.

DO NOT put dashes ( - ) or dots ( . ) between the words or any of these ( _ ) either.

EXAMPLE: Mary-had-a-Little-Lamb or Fee.Fi.Fo.Fum or Green_Eggs_And_Ham.

So if done properly - it should look like this:

Meet The Applegates (1991) WS SE R1 or Meet The Applegates SWEDISH R2.

A custom cover will look like this:

Harry And The Hendersons R1 CUSTOM
or Saw IV (2007) R2 CUSTOM.

When labeling a Music CD (and this one is really easy!) - Artists name then CD Name with a space, then dash (-) followed by another space between artist and title:

Like this: Billy Joel - River Of Dreams (if including year - again - use the ()'s.)
Not this: Billy Joel-River of Dreams - or this: Billy_Joel_Piano_Man  or even this: John Denver Windsong.

ALL Rental labels need to be removed - Covers with Rental labels on them will not be accepted. SAME for discs - 'For Rental Only', 'For Retail Only', 'Video Store Rental Sticker' or anything like that labeled on a disc - the disc will not be accepted.

'Tagged' covers and discs are accepted here at FreeCovers  - All we ask is that you keep the 'Tag' small and on the back of the covers only - so as not to interfere with the covers' design. For discs - do not 'Tag' the disc itself - keep it to the outside edges in the white or colored backgrounds. 

WE also are having to correct the spelling on your covers - A LOT!!! It's right there on the cover you are uploading - so there shouldn't be any spelling errors. So Please take a second to double check the spelling.

And Remember - Size DOES Matter!!! 300dpi is the magic number:
Approximately 3240 x 2175 for a standard DVD Cover @300dpi and 1500 x 1000 @150dpi.
Approximately 1440 x1440 for a standard Music Cover @300dpi and 700 x 700 @150dpi.
Approximately 1440 x 1440 for a standard Disc label - for both DVD Movie and Music CDs @300dpi and 700 x 700 @150dpi. 
NOTHING UNDER 150dpi will be accepted - NOTHING!!!!!

This IS Your site too - Don't YOU want it nice and neat??? Easier to find covers??? In the Language you are looking for??? Well - it all starts with you all - the uploaders!!! Take pride in your work!!! Let's make FreeCovers even better than it is already.

If anyone ever has any questions - PLEASE don't hesitate to PM me or ANY of our other MODERATORS. WE are here for you.
                                        THANK YOU!!!!

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#56 bdygert5150@hotmail.com

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 08:55 PM

Good job!

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 06:37 PM

lots of good uploading info on this site

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Posted 21 May 2010 - 06:44 PM

Where is the menu for uploading DVD Covers?

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Posted 21 May 2010 - 10:34 PM

http://www.freecovers.net/

In the right hand column.

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Posted 22 May 2010 - 09:52 AM

Where is the menu for uploading DVD Covers?


If you have a look around the home page, you will notice it is in the right-hand column as said by Tiffany

It is also at the bottom of the left-hand column.

Have a look around the home page, there is lots of useful information and links to be found!