R2D2 Mailboxes For Star Wars 30th Anniversary

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  1. Joe Moore

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  2. Bryan

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    Hey, stamp prices keep climbing and I can't get a Netflix on time, but at least the USPS is focused on what matters to the consumers.
     
  3. MegaPrime33

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    I'm a big SW fan and even I think this is a little too much.
     
  4. Night Flame

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    This right here is what bothers me about this move. The USPS has more important things to worry about than celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of Star Wars. That should be a fan concern, not a government concern, and ultimately the USPS is a government agency.

    Anything else I say about this is bound to go political so I'll just leave it at that.
     
  5. ambushbug74

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    This is almost as bad as the $250 R2-D2 waste basket that was being sold.
     
  6. Boardwise

    Boardwise There are no strings on me Super Mod

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    Why do I feel that there will be a report about a lot of thefts of post boxes soon?
     
  7. KA

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    wow. i want to steal that.

    edit: haha above post.
     
  8. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    That's why they're only in the offices, not on the street corners.

    And by 'helping us celebrate,' they really mean "we paid them a shitload.'
     
  9. Foster

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    Lucas paid the USPS a shitload to advertise his next DVD boxset on federal property. This is no different than ads on city busses. This actually brings in money to the USPS. It's advertising. KISS will be next.

    edit: I misunderstood the ferret. We are in accord.
     
  10. Bryan

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    That's all good, then. The ad revenue will be squandered by the bureaucracy, course, but at least they'll be squandering that instead of more tax dollars.

    I wish Army would sell ad space. I'd love to have a Bradley with a movie ad airbrushed on the side. Or unit sponsorships. Belonging to the 3-6 Coca-Cola Field Artillery Battalion would kick ass. Plus, we'd get free soda.
     
  11. Foster

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    Fire trucks now sell ad space in Minneapolis. I can't tell what the hell they are advertising, since they go by so fast.
     
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    what they need to do is dress up postmen as sandmen.

    'it could be postmen...or worse!'

    hur hur hur
     
  13. Codimus Prime

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    dat's crazy cool! wonder if we'll get one in my po-dunk town...
     
  14. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'll have to see if we can get one near my theatre. Seems appropriate...
     
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    This is a common misconception. Since it's government owned, most people think the USPS is run off tax dollars. It's not. It is completely self funded, just like any other business. If tax dollars paid for it, then stamps would be free.
     
  16. Wing alpha

    Wing alpha <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    I think Im gonna make my custom wastebasket.
     
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    I need one.
     
  18. Ktulu

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    It may be silly but the SW geek would enjoy seeing those around
     
  19. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    Must begin planning heist so as to not wind up in jail for stealing government property.
     
  20. Lupis Convoy

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    Just.. why?


    So how long till they show up on eBay and the Feds bust the sellers?
     

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