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Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« on: June 9, 2008, 09:38 AM »
Ugh...  good luck tracking down all 16 of these little buggers.  ::)



For those unfamiliar with the Pepsi Nex promo be@rbricks, they are free promo items included when you purchase a 500mL bottle of Pepsi Nex in Japan.  Over in the "other Kubricks" thread, evilalive has a nice pic of the last promo series, Pepsi Nex x Fox, which was based on some fox movies/shows.

These be@rs are usually 65-70% the size of the regular be@rs and they often have the clip screwed into their heads (as seen in the pic).  From what I have gathered so far, these will be included with Pepi Nex bottles sold at Celebration Japan and there will be 16 different be@rs:

- Boba Fett
- C-3PO
- Chewbacca
- Clone Trooper (Ep2)
- Clone Trooper (Ep3)
- Darth Vader
- Darth Maul
- Jango Fett
- R2-D2
- Stormtrooper
- TIE Fighter Pilot
- Jawa
- Wicket
- Yoda
- Imperial Logo
- Rebel Logo

As if I didn't already have enough stuff to waste money on this summer...  ::)
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #1 on: June 9, 2008, 10:13 AM »
Ha!
Those look great!

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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #2 on: June 9, 2008, 10:14 AM »
Those look pretty cool but I think I'm going to pass on trying to get them.  I've been avoiding the be@rs as best as possible and this could put me over the top.  

The only one I'd probably be interested in getting is the Yoda - just because of my Yoda collection focus.

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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #3 on: June 9, 2008, 10:21 AM »
Are they going to be blind packed (I confess, I didn't click the link) as many of the other Pepsi promos have been in past?  With the bottle toppers, they were in a small 'envelope' attached to the bottle with a regular cap and you couldn't see the piece you were getting.  And it doesn't look like you'll be able to tell by touch either, they're pretty similar but for the paint apps.  Nasty stuff. 

I don't think I'll be going for these. 
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #4 on: June 9, 2008, 10:31 AM »
Great, another thing I'm going to need to track down...  The ones they have shown look great.  Can't wait to see the others!
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #5 on: June 9, 2008, 10:46 AM »
Are they going to be blind packed (I confess, I didn't click the link) as many of the other Pepsi promos have been in past? 

Unknown... sometimes the Pepsi stuff is blind, sometimes not.  I'd guess blind though because that seems to be the theme with SW promos there.
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #6 on: June 9, 2008, 10:59 AM »
Pretty neat. Even though I don't do the be@r stuff, I'd like to get the Yoda one. I bet he's cute with those little nubby bear ears  :P
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #7 on: June 9, 2008, 11:17 AM »
I might try to track one or two down but not all of them. I have enough on my plate with the SW Kubricks!  ;D

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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #8 on: June 9, 2008, 11:38 AM »
Previous Pepsi Nex figures aren't terribly expensive (set of 12 for $37 shipped on eBay at the moment), but with this new set being "Star Wars" themed and not "random FOX movie/show" themed, I can see the SW set of 16 selling for 2-3 times more.   :-\

If they end up affordable ($3-5 each), I'll most likely try to grab a set since I've already entered the Be@r market with the Ewoks and a few others...  ::)
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #9 on: June 9, 2008, 11:50 AM »
... the Be@r market ...

Tee-hee. 
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #10 on: June 9, 2008, 01:20 PM »
Dang, I really like these, but it could be a nightmare getting them all.  At the very least I'd need Vader.  8)

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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #11 on: June 9, 2008, 01:59 PM »
 ::) More stuff to buy.
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #12 on: June 9, 2008, 02:14 PM »
These I won't be getting into, they are nice tho. Kinda like the key chain thingys I got awhile back.


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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #13 on: June 9, 2008, 02:57 PM »
I didnt even realize they were keychains, that makes it much much easier to pass on them.  ;D
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Re: Pepsi Nex Star Wars Be@rbrick Promo
« Reply #14 on: June 9, 2008, 04:04 PM »
Boba from Slave1.jp was kind enough to send me a pic that shows off all 16 pieces.  :)

It looks like the Ep3 Clone trooper is a 501st Trooper... and man is the R2-D2 odd looking. 

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