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10/24/2008 12:49 PM ID: 74269 Permalink   

Dr. Pepper Vows to Keep "Chinese Democracy" Promise

 

Drinks manufacturer Dr. Pepper has announced that it will honour its promise of delivering a drink to every American if Guns N' Roses released their new album, "Chinese Democracy" by the end of 2008. The promise was made in March.

"Chinese Democracy" is set to be released next month, after a 15 year-long wait for fans. The album has been in the making for a decade. Dr. Pepper will allow fans to log on to their web site on the release date and sign up for their free drink.

 
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  Great marketing...  
 
...it's taken so long for this album to come out that it will have it's place in history and whenever anyone talks about the amount of time it took Dr Pepper will get a mention.
 
  by: ozric   10/24/2008 01:50 PM     
  @ozric  
 
I couldn't agree more. GREAT marketing.
 
  by: nephew     10/24/2008 02:36 PM     
  Jediman3  
 
Wants his Dr. Pepper.
 
  by: Jediman3     10/24/2008 02:41 PM     
  Yeah  
 
Already loved DP, now I've got 1 more reason ;)
-np-
 
  by: NicPre     10/24/2008 02:46 PM     
  !  
 
Vouchers will only be available 24 hours after the album's release!
Come on now! Chances are I'm going to miss this!
 
  by: Svengali   10/24/2008 03:05 PM     
  15 years  
 
Better be a freakin' great album.
 
  by: VermiciousG     10/24/2008 03:53 PM     
  Anyone want mine???  
 
I never touch the stuff.

I only have one question..... Should it be shelved with new releases or classic rock?

BB
 
  by: bbeljefe     10/25/2008 12:14 AM     
  I live abroad.  
 
If the company does not live up to it's promise I can sue them! :)
 
  by: theironboard     10/25/2008 04:05 PM     
  @Svengali  
 
if your right about only being open for 24 hours, then your right you will miss out, the amount of traffic will crash the web server I am sure. no one will be able to get on.
 
  by: sparky_fox   10/27/2008 05:37 PM     
  axle rose  
 
should do a promo spot with him wearing the "I'm a Pepper" shirt.
 
  by: photo_dude44   10/28/2008 05:46 PM     
 
 
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