First Pepsi iTunes Bottles in Circulation

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    MacBoyX

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    At lunch today my diet Pepsi was an Pepsi/iTunes giveaway bottle and it was a winner, funny the other two guys I ate with also bought diet Pepsi but neither of them won, I guess it is 1-3 LOL!
     
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    rueyeet

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    Time to start drinking the Pepsi...or grabbing caps from whoever can drink it for you!
     
  3. macrumors regular

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    so what did you download?
     
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    Cool! I didn't know the giveaway had already started. I can just seee the surge in Pepsi sales nationwide.

    Poor Coke...;)
     
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    MacBoyX

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    Nothing yet...

    1. I am not home but at work and no Mac here and no access to iTMS thru work on the PC version.
    2. I don't know if you can do it until Feb 1. I WILL be checking as soon as I get home and I'll get back to ya!

    macboyX
     
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    MacBoyX

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    Poor Coke my Aunt Fanny!

    Coke launched their own service, and it was down more than it was up in the first 48 hrs.

    Pepsi deserves the boost in sales, they are payin for the songs :)

    LOL!

    macboyX
     
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    You probably won't be able to input the number until the 1st. I vaugely recall that there will be a place in the actual iTunes music store to put the number. You won't go to a web page and put in the number with your iTunes account name. So it will probably be an update to the iTunes Music Store main page or something. I doubt they would update the whole client for it.
     
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    1macker1

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    When did they start. I thought it wouldn't start until the superbowl.
     
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    Kwyjibo

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    damn i wish my school wasn't a coke school
     
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    congrats on the win.

    i forsee a large # of useless threads beginning to pop up.:rolleyes:

    good work!:D
     
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    latergator116

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    Yeah, my school is a coke school too. I actually like coke products better though..
     
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    MacBoyX

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    Me thinks you might be right, but I was kinda hoping that I was the first. Has no one else seen one or won?

    There is no where to redeem it yet, and I didn't think it started until Feb 1 either!

    Arn asked me to send pics, I just did, maybe i'll put them on Macboyx.com.

    LOL...i feel like such a Mac Geek!

    macboyx
     
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    rdowns

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    Back in my day, that had a whole differnet meaning.
     
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    I can see it now, Pepsi talking to Steve Jobs:

    "Do you want to change the world all you life? Or do you want to join us, and sell sugared water?" :D
     
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    First Pepsi iTunes Bottles in Circulation

    Photos of Winning Bottle: Cap and Bottle
     
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    idkew

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    can we enter without paying?

    it may be less expensive to send a postcard for a free entry....

    edit:

    so- it will cost you 74¢ per chance, which is 1 in 3, or on average $2.22 for music by postage entry.
     
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    Re: First Pepsi iTunes Bottles in Circulation

    Diet Pepsi + free song < Pepsi

    :D
     
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    heres what i want to know...


    if i got 10 free songs... would i just have a credit of $9.90 and buy an album with 9 more cents... or do you only get one song.
     
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    The only bad thing that I can see (and I am being really picky) is that the www.iTunes.com on the cap is much smaller than I envisioned it. Or, at least smaller than what Steve told me.....
     

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    rdowns

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    I called the 800 number. Just a recording saying the promotion starts 2/1 and to hold caps and call back later.
     
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    Photorun

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    coke sucks, pepsi rules

    COOL!!! I need to check my local sugar water outlets and see what's going on there, let the games begin! And I'm trying to find out uses for the Pepsi I'm not going to drink (it's bad for you, like all soda). Maybe I put I could make a Pepsi pond outside, some type of wacky Willy Wonka like thing... and oompas will come.
     
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    dukemeiser

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    I liked the fair sized Apple logo on the Pepsi bottle! Talk about mind share.

    Now I'm going to have to find some songs worth downloading!
     
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    SpY2K

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    :cool: hehe that Pepsi/iTunes hotline is humurous... so upbeat, makes me want to check my local convenience store for some! ...can't wait for the ad on 2/1
     
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    Stella

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    Can't help thinking that some people are going to be confused why they can't claim their free songs now... and just give up.

    Surely Pepsi should have waited until 1st Feb - then the winners could d/l songs immediately.

    Its a shame that some of these bottles won't 'accidently' find their way into Canada!
     
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    G4scott

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    Just picked up a pepsi downstairs at my dorm from a machine... No iTunes contest, just the same ol' Pepsi Sí, which I'm guessing is a ploy to get hispanics to drink Pepsi...

    I'll check our dorm's 'gas station' store (it's like a convenient store in our dorm) to see what those bottles are like...

    I did just notice that the cap on this pepsi is a nice, translucent aqua blue... too bad there's no music with it...
     

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