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Pepsi iTunes Music Giveaway begins

picApple has officially launched the Pepsi iTunes Music Giveaway by updating its previous teaser page with How to Play, Enter Code, Official Rules, FAQ and System Requirements. There are 100 million songs being given away, 1 in 3 wins. The iTunes Music Store has been updated with a ‘Redeem Song’ button to enter your winning bottlecap code. It asks to enter your birthdate then the code to redeem your song. Official rules indicate the giveaway expires March 31, 2004 and the “maximum number of valid Codes per email address/person that can be entered at the Web Site is 10 per day and 200 total throughout the Promotion Period.” Today during the Super Bowl Pepsi will air its iTunes giveaway commercial featuring teens sued by the RIAA.

Look for game piece printed underneath bottle caps on specially-marked “iTunes” 20 oz. and 1 liter bottles of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi and Sierra Mist and under the rim of specially-marked 32 oz. fountain cups available at participating 7 Eleven convenience stores during the Promotion Period. Not all brands and package sizes may participate in all areas. No Purchase Necessary. To receive one free game piece and a copy of Official Rules, while supplies last, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked on or before 3/31/04 to: Pepsi iTunes Game Piece, P.O. Box 9205, Young America, MN 55558-9205. Residents of the state of VT may omit return postage. Limit one free game piece per request per stamped outer envelope. Pepsi-Cola Company (“Sponsor”) assumes no liability for lost, late, stolen, illegible, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete or postage-due mail or requests.”

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Hmmmm about a buck fifty for a Pepsi 32 oz and about 1 in 3 wins.

I’d rather drink water and spend the money I was gonna buy a Pepsi with to buy songs directly from iTunes. Any thoughts?

Posted by Gaurang Patkar on February 1, 2004 at 10:07 AM (CST)


Almost forgot, you get your thirst quenched, get an iTune and no disappointment from NOT winning with Pepsi.

Posted by Gaurang Patkar on February 1, 2004 at 10:10 AM (CST)


i was thinking along the same lines :)

Posted by sh1va on February 1, 2004 at 10:48 AM (CST)


pepsi sucks…

coca cola 4e

Posted by schiano on February 1, 2004 at 10:54 AM (CST)


Meh, I think Coke sucks.  Pepsi’s a lot better in my opinion, but yeah, drinking water for free and buying the songs would be a lot smarter.  But since I buy a pepsi from school everyday at lunch, I figure I’ll have to win quite a few songs.

Posted by iHeartiPods on February 1, 2004 at 10:56 AM (CST)


I think I’ll pass on the corn syrup and artificial color. Water and ninety-nine cents for me…

Posted by Pete LaV on February 1, 2004 at 11:07 AM (CST)


For some reason the link in itunes and in isn’t working

Posted by Eman880 on February 1, 2004 at 11:53 AM (CST)


i can’t find any down here in my town in notrh texas :[

Posted by BIGP in Texas on February 1, 2004 at 11:56 AM (CST)


7-11 cups here in north texas have the game, and i spotted a few pepsi bottles, in the back of the fridge. The big gulp cups have to be cut to see if you win :( I was hoping theyd be pull off games or somthing on the cups =) so i could just walk in grab a few game peices and buy a gulp , grrr stupid errr umm smart 711

Posted by chrisluby on February 1, 2004 at 12:04 PM (CST)


do what i do, i put the bottles to the light and only buy the winners

Posted by keebie on February 1, 2004 at 12:08 PM (CST)


Well as for drinking water, I will be on vacation in Florida in mid March( I live in Canada)  So I will be buying as much pepsi and sierra mist as possible.  Only because the bottles won’t be in Canada :(

Posted by Ipodforlife on February 1, 2004 at 12:15 PM (CST)


You can roll back the 7-11 cup tops and see if they are a winner before you get a gulp, 89 cents and you get a soda and a song every time

Posted by dale on February 1, 2004 at 1:36 PM (CST)


Does anyone else see that it says you can mail them a stamped envelope for a game piece?

Um, that’s one-third the cost of a Pepsi, and (supposedly) and equal shot at winning. Forget Pepsi, I’m gonna corner the market on stamps!

Posted by Jeremy on February 1, 2004 at 1:41 PM (CST)


I don’t drink Pepsi. Coke and MD for me.
It’s too bad the free songs are not on bottles of MD,I’d win about 50 songs by the time it’s all done.

It’s true,if one does not buy Pepsi to begin with,why pay $4 for 3 bottles of soda 1 or 2 songs?

When this promo was announced I thought “man,I’m gonna make out like a bandit” but the more I think about, I’m paying to drink soda I don’t like when i can just buy my music straight up and not bother with the soda.

The only way it works in my favor is if I get my Mom,who does like Pepsi to buy Pepsi only for the next month and give me her winning caps.

Posted by cheeseburgerwithfries on February 1, 2004 at 1:42 PM (CST)


Not 1/3.  74 cents, so about 1/2.  But still!

Posted by Jeremy on February 1, 2004 at 1:43 PM (CST)


So, Chrisluby, what you’re saying is that you are just as big of a thief as someone who would download music illegally?

Posted by rdlink in Denver on February 1, 2004 at 1:44 PM (CST)


I think it’ll be good for those who are regulars with Pepsi, etc.  But I wouldn’t go out of your normal habits when you’re only winning a $0.99 prize and it’s not even guaranteed.

Posted by dethbrakr on February 1, 2004 at 2:18 PM (CST)


I’m wondering how many hundreds of bottles will be thrown away by people, generally older who aren’t intrested in free songs. There’s gotta be some way to get their caps…

Posted by Sam on February 1, 2004 at 2:26 PM (CST)


I don’t see why people are saying “a buck 50 for a bottle, 99

Posted by narco in Burbank on February 1, 2004 at 5:53 PM (CST)


haha, im not saying im stealing the loosing cup. Im just ensuring the cup that i put my drink in that im paying for is gonna provide me with a better chance at winning. When you buy a coke you pay for the coke. But how ever you look at it, fine =) I dont use kazaa, and I drink plenty of diet pepsi anyways. I was just pointing out a flaw in the game.

Posted by chris luby on February 1, 2004 at 7:50 PM (CST)

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