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#1 Max


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Posted 07 April 2016 - 04:52 PM


Blame must be assigned to the faults that we've had and I'd like to take full responsibility. Although all has been resolved, I must explain to all what happened and why it took long to fix. We've had a rocky start to the New Year but we have time to make up.


I would also like to apologize to those that believed that it's our intention to close the site.


I'll die and FreeCovers will still move on.



I humbly thank you for sticking through and helping to calm the members, and rectify issues that you could have, in my absence.


Gold Members + Elites,

Of all, I owe you the most. You have been the force that keeps the servers online and a lot of you contribute beyond that to our community. To you, I extend my deepest apologies.



It is my hope that you didn't run out of space storing all those covers yet to be uploaded. I also hope that we can reignite your passion for sharing the covers that you love.


What happened?

In short, software upgrades broke existing code and this led to the upload section being down.


Why were covers broken?

Whenever a cover is temporarily inaccessible, it gets marked as broken. This could be from a locked drive or a bad sync between servers.


Why weren't these issues solved earlier?

This has much to do with me. From the start of the year, personal life swallowed me and left me with little to no time for online. That has been resolved and I'm here.


What now?

Now, I have hundreds of messages to respond to and dozens of issues to resolve. It may take me a week to get to everyone but the least that I can do is respond personally to all.


With love and respect,


#2 testikle


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Posted 07 April 2016 - 05:19 PM

Hello. Testikle here. I was one of your top uploaders with good quality. I'd love to help with becoming an Admin or moderator. thanks

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 05:24 PM

I hope you really are back, this is the best cover site on the web. :)

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 06:05 PM

Thanks for the update.

#5 Riia


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Posted 07 April 2016 - 06:38 PM

It is great to see the site back up again. A very long process that had occurred. Let's hope for a smooth run for a while now.

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 06:58 PM

i for one am glad that you are back and that everything is back and running and also i am sorry for anything that has been going on in your life and i hope it is all okay now and also i am sorry for any swearing or abuse that i may have sent your way i will be signing up another 3 months membership soon take care MAX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 07:59 PM

Thank You!


#8 stephen.stanley7@ntlworld.com


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Posted 07 April 2016 - 09:01 PM

Thanks For All Your Hard Work

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 10:34 PM

This was the best news of the day, probably for most of us. THX!


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Posted 08 April 2016 - 01:16 AM

pleased all has been resolved, still the best site for covers

thank you to all who makes this site great

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 03:08 AM

I feel as though I'm almost dreaming, the best cover site ever is back! I'm almost afraid to search for a cover thinking I might break it again. So very happy this wonderful data base is back up and running, I can only imagine the workload ahead for all the new covers waiting to be uploaded and I for one am looking forward to every single one of them. It's been a long and painful wait but let's keep up the good work and I cannot wait to start uploading the many, many covers I've worked on since the incident. (but I will wait a while so everyone at Freecovers can get caught up.) Once again glad to see you up and running again!

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 07:10 AM

Well done and a big thank you for keeping the site going, best in the world.

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 09:35 AM

It's GREAT YOU'RE BACK, so pleased things are restored.

I believe a BIG THANK YOU IS IN ORDER for all who kept,

the faith and put the site to rights again.

The Best cover site I know is whole again, many thanks

for all your efforts, Max, Admin, Mods, just everyone....

Make The Most of What You Have!!

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 10:35 AM

Hi Max,

Thank you for your honesty. As someone once said, "It takes a big man to say I am right, but even bigger man to say I am wrong!" I hope life goes well for you and am so pleased that things are getting back to normal.

Best Wishes,


#15 mosis400



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Posted 08 April 2016 - 11:24 AM

That's great news . This is the best site there is. :thumbsup:

#16 Smart Maher

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 11:56 AM

Great news, thank you max

#17 dvdguru627



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Posted 08 April 2016 - 01:35 PM

GREAT  I was very upset this is the best site on the web

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 02:14 PM


THAT'S the big one





:kicking: :kicking: :kicking: :kicking:

#19 tricky1ricky


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Posted 09 April 2016 - 04:22 PM

Glad to see you back Max and hope everything's now ok in your life's trials and tribulations.


Now to start uploading all my saved covers and give the mods more work to verify them as they must be very busy now with everybodies saved covers now being uploaded in force.


Take care



#20 fazer0



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Posted 09 April 2016 - 04:38 PM

Good to hear you're back.