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#1 of 37 OFFLINE   Nate Thompson

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Posted July 31 2001 - 01:18 PM

Hey all,

At tonight's Fox chat, I posted a question to Peter about getting a replacement X-Files Season 1 slipcase since I know mine and others have had problems with their original one falling apart. Those who bought the set when it originally came out received a less-than-sturdy slipcase, which was later replaced with one that better matches those found on the following seasons.

Peter said to post a topic here and see how many people were having this problem. He said that if enough report this, he will try to set something up via Fox customer service. So if your case has fallen apart and you'd like a new one, post here so he can see it.

Thanks!

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#2 of 37 OFFLINE   Kenny Goldin

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Posted July 31 2001 - 01:52 PM

Yeah, mine isn't in tip top shape anymore. One of the reasons I didn't buy any more seasons. Posted Image

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#3 of 37 OFFLINE   Chris M

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Posted July 31 2001 - 02:58 PM

I definately require a replacement cover! Mine has come apart and it's tattered. I took it off to protect it since it was so delicate, but it's been bashed up since Posted Image
Please allow us to get the newer thicker replacements!
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#4 of 37 OFFLINE   Esten

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Posted July 31 2001 - 03:33 PM

The slip-cover on my set is fine,but the gatefold case when folded is a lot thinner then 2 and 3 and the ink on the gatefold started to flake off on the folds.So i had to use a black and gray marker to color it in.Then i put clear tape on it so it wouldn't flake off any more. Posted Image

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#5 of 37 OFFLINE   Craig S

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Posted July 31 2001 - 03:43 PM

I wouldn't mind getting a new sleeve for my Season 1 set.

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#6 of 37 OFFLINE   Jason Nakashima

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Posted July 31 2001 - 04:23 PM

I could also use a replacement...

#7 of 37 OFFLINE   Jason_V

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Posted July 31 2001 - 05:25 PM

Count me in Nate. The entire thing is nearly gone after a year.

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#8 of 37 OFFLINE   Dave Barth

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Posted July 31 2001 - 05:36 PM

Mine's currently hanging in there, but I don't think it's gonna last much longer...

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#9 of 37 OFFLINE   Tom Brennan

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Posted July 31 2001 - 05:55 PM

I had to resort to putting my discs in separate jewel cases since my original case is in such bad shape. I could certainly use a replacement!
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#10 of 37 OFFLINE   John C

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Posted July 31 2001 - 06:39 PM

I could definitely use a replacement also! Model glue is holding season 1 together right now.


#11 of 37 OFFLINE   Rob Gillespie

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Posted July 31 2001 - 10:31 PM

Yes, I'd be interested.
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#12 of 37 OFFLINE   John Berggren

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Posted August 01 2001 - 12:17 AM

I'd be interested. The season 2 and 3 slip cases are holding up very nicely. I would prefer it if I could get a slip case that is equivalent to those used for season 2 and 3, but with the art of season 1.

I would be only too happy to pay shipping or a nominal fee.

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#13 of 37 OFFLINE   Daniel Kikin

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Posted August 01 2001 - 02:13 AM

I'm definitely interested too. Mine is in decent shape but definitely not holding up as well as the Season 2 and 3 cases.

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#14 of 37 OFFLINE   Mark_TS

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Posted August 01 2001 - 04:10 AM

after examining one of these sets, I would recommend adding 1"x8" w, h strips of that heavy-duty threaded bookbinding (?) tape(not sure what it is called) in vertical strips on each of the folds as reinforcement. this can also easily be done during manufacture, and will go a long way to add strength and durability to the boxes...

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#15 of 37 OFFLINE   Jacob Perry

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Posted August 01 2001 - 09:35 AM

My case is definitely on life support.

I ended up buying keepcases and putting the discs in there to save the box.

A replacement would be appreciated.



#16 of 37 OFFLINE   Prentice Cotham

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Posted August 01 2001 - 01:02 PM

I need a replacement as well. Thanks!
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#17 of 37 OFFLINE   Earl_K

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Posted August 01 2001 - 02:03 PM

I'd love a replacement slipsleave.

#18 of 37 OFFLINE   Greg_P

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Posted August 01 2001 - 02:35 PM

Count me in too !

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#19 of 37 OFFLINE   Mikah Cerucco

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Posted August 01 2001 - 02:59 PM

Whenever something is available for free, people tend to take advantage of it. Perhaps a more meaningful poll would have been "How much are you willing to pay for a replacement slip cover?" That would have told how much people really value having a replacement.
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#20 of 37 OFFLINE   AdrianOC

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Posted August 01 2001 - 08:03 PM

Count me in for a replacement Season 1 case too.

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