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#21 shaka

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Posted 16 June 2006 - 11:25 PM

we have a lot more covers coming through now so could everyone please stop uploading CRAP quality covers it just waste's our time and yours. also any covers that need to be downloaded to be cropped or resized will be uploaded again in my name or whoever fixes the cover you have been warned so no bitching when it happens.

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#22 ouchyfoot

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Posted 16 June 2006 - 11:38 PM

Thanks for the hard and unforgiving work Shaka...nobody is really bitching...just whining a little. I've seen what you have to go through...it's massive.

#1 rule...check to see if we already have it before uploading...checking for duplicates takes up time and effort...and wastes space.

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#23 Innocense

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Posted 17 June 2006 - 04:01 AM

QUOTE(ouchyfoot @ Jun 17 2006, 01:18 AM)
Great graphics Innocense...I wish I could do that stuff.  Shaka is overworked and underpaid...and very protective of cover scrutinizing...I don't envy his job.

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TNX,
I always try to do a great work of my covers. For the of the time i'll make my covers in 600 dpi - and from now i'll remember to resize them to 3240x2175 and 1500x1500 so it's fit to the rules thumbup.gif

BTW - I still got no answer about my question !!!

Is there a speed limt for uploading covers on the server - because i'm sitting on a 10/10 mbit line and I can only upload with about 256 Kb/sec, is that right, or is it me there have problem with the server on freecovers.net

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#24 Innocense

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Posted 17 June 2006 - 04:17 AM

One thing more.... I wrote in "introdudce" that i have about 200 mb of covers - that's a lie - there is about 200 gb on my servers.... I don't want to upload it all with that speed !!!!
But if one of the Moderator or sitemaneger have a adress i will send a dvd or more full of covers... All my covers is made by me and in for the most 600 dpi - no crapping stuff... Give me a PM and I will send them

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#25 shaka

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Posted 17 June 2006 - 09:11 AM

QUOTE(Innocense @ Jun 17 2006, 05:17 AM)
One thing more.... I wrote in "introdudce" that i have about 200 mb of covers - that's a lie - there is about 200 gb on my servers.... I don't want to upload it all with that speed !!!!
But if one of the Moderator or sitemaneger have a adress i will send a dvd or more full of covers... All my covers is made by me and in for the most 600 dpi - no crapping stuff... Give me a PM and I will send them

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you'll need an answer from Max or Rob on that one cheers.gif


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Posted 21 June 2006 - 12:57 AM

Thanks for the rules - I uploaded a couple un-aware of everything in the request section. So hopefully I didn't screw it all up too much..

I was also wondering what the R1, etc was. And now I know - thank you again.. this site is great! smile.gif

#27 Innocense

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 05:58 AM

QUOTE(Innocense @ Jun 17 2006, 06:01 AM)
TNX,
I always try to do a great work of my covers. For the of the time i'll make my covers in 600 dpi - and from now i'll remember to resize them to 3240x2175 and 1500x1500 so it's fit to the rules  thumbup.gif

BTW - I still got no answer about my question !!!

Is there a speed limt for uploading covers on the server - because i'm sitting on a 10/10 mbit line and I can only upload with about 256 Kb/sec, is that right, or is it me there have problem with the server on freecovers.net

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Bump This question !!!!
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Posted 21 June 2006 - 08:48 AM

The speed may vary for a number of reasons. I see you're from denmark and the server is located in the usa.

Secondly, it server would not allocated 100% of the upload/download speed to any one user. Would be senseless. It would mean that when you're uploading, no one else can.

If you need to make it faster, use more than one "thread". Open two or three upload pages.

The speed would be better if your line can handle it as this server has 100mbit connectivity.

Let me know how it goes.



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#29 Innocense

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 04:51 AM

QUOTE(Max @ Jun 21 2006, 10:48 AM)
The speed may vary for a number of reasons. I see you're from denmark and the server is located in the usa.

Secondly, it server would not allocated 100% of the upload/download speed to any one user. Would be senseless. It would mean that when you're uploading, no one else can.

If you need to make it faster, use more than one "thread". Open two or three upload pages.

The speed would be better if your line can handle it as this server has 100mbit connectivity.

Let me know how it goes.

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I have tried with both 2 and 4 connection and it's the same, only 256 kb/sec with each connection - so I don't know what's wrong - but I will try to contact another danish member to hear if he had the same problem...

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Posted 09 July 2006 - 11:35 PM

lot of crap covers coming through yet again can everyone PLEASE read the rules it really isn't that hard to understand bangin.gif

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 01:02 PM

sad.gif ok Shaka, I'll try my best!

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 02:01 PM

I have read your notes and think I comply whistling.gif have uploaded 5 or6 cd label hope they are ok

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:52 PM

Shaka,

I've been trying all this week uploading Doctor Who 2006 Volume 1-5 covers and keep getting a succussful upload but don't see them on your site nor get a reply if they are being rejected. Can you please look into this.

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#34 shaka

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 09:00 PM

I just checked and there are no doctor who covers waiing to be approved which means they have been denyed please read the uploading rules to make sure your covers are ok If you still think they are ok upload them again and i'll check them

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 09:40 AM

ok blacknoon you covers were not approved because they are low res 1479 x 1000 pixels @96dpi. (279kb) again if you take the time to read the uploading rules you would know this was not ok

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 01:51 PM

Thanks for the info,

I created the covers in Adobe Illustrator and I can't make the covers any more hi-res than what it out puts. I can change the pixel size but that wont seem to be acceptable.


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Posted 11 August 2006 - 11:00 PM

QUOTE(shaka @ Apr 16 2006, 08:10 AM)
ok i find myself rejecting a lot of covers just now so can all members when uploading covers please check the following guidlines

1 : Make sure your cover is properly cropped and straight.

2 : Try and keep your covers @ 300dpi with the following sizes
    DVD cover - 3240 x 2175 pixels
    DVD & CD labels - 1500 x 1500 pixels

    the sizes are not essential but will help with approval especially if you are replacing and existing cover
   
3 : Please do a search before uploading. If you want to replace a cover with a better quality one please write REPLACEMENT in the title this can be edited out when being approved by the mod or admin.

4: For DVD covers please make sure you put the correct title, region code etc. this info can be below. For MUSIC cover please name them as ARTIST - TITLE or just the title for compilations.

If you have any questions regarding any of these guidlines please feel free to PM me.
Thanks to everyone for taking the time to upload your covers. The more QUALITY covers we get the better and more popular the site becomes.

Mark language if non-english.
Everything other than the artist/title should be in CAPS
Year is appreciated (especially for movies)
template: < title > < year > < edition > < language > < region > < custom >
example1: The Lord Of The Rings DUTCH R2 CUSTOM
example2: Lord Of War WS R1
example3: Madonna - Like A Virgin
example4: Now Thats What I Call Music 63


WS=widescreen
FS=fullscreen
SE=special edition
LE=limited edition
CE=collectors edition

R1 -> USA, Canada
R2 -> Japan, Europe, South Africa, Middle East, Greenland
R3 -> S.Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Parts of South East Asia
R4 -> Australia, New Zealand, Latin America (including Mexico)
R5 -> Eastern Europe, Russia, India, Africa
R6 -> China

IF YOUR COVER DOES NOT MEET THESE SIMPLE RULES THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE IT WILL NOT BE APPROVED.

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I follow all of the rules as closely as I can but I find that several covers have not gotten approval. At first I thought that it might because a few of them were gay titles (NOT PORN), but then I found many others that were not passing through that were regular movies. These are titles that I found were not on your site and in some cases when they were it was a CUSTOM cover or another region and usually quite different from what I have. If I submit the same cover 3 or 4 times it sometime gets approved but not always. This past week I have done this with several covers but two of them have still not made it through. One title is BOYFRIENDS and the other is CITY OF NO LIMITS
I have never received any email explaining why they were rejected.
It really is too bad as I have close to 4,000 discs and I am getting tired of scanning and removing price tags and labels in photoshop only to see they are not chosen.
Do you have any idea why this has happened? If I am not doing something right I would appreciate knowing what it is so I can correct it.
Thanks for your help.

#38 shaka

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Posted 11 August 2006 - 11:36 PM

If your cover has been rejected 3 or 4 times then there really must be something wrong with it and as for e-mailing you there is just no way we can e-mail everyone who gets a cover rejected it is just not practical. If you would like to upload another couple i'll check them out and get back to you cheers.gif

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Posted 15 August 2006 - 06:29 AM

Bugga! I have a heap of covers u guys dont have but the res is like 1000x1000 roughly

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Posted 26 August 2006 - 06:34 PM

I was just wondering - will you accept scanned images in PNG (Portable Network Graphics) format? It's lossless compression for photos. Same quality as a BMP, filesize equal to or smaller than JPG, depending on content. For instance, I have here the back insert of a CD at 300 dpi, 1768 x 1390, that compresses to 3.41 MB. Would this be acceptable, or would you like me to convert it to .jpg?