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    Default 1993 Crystal Pepsi Launch Ad

    Just saw that Pepsi is bringing back Crystal Pepsi in a limited fashion. One of the articles linked the original launch ad which featured some very familiar vibes. I'd completely forgotten about it, and thought some of you may get a kick out of the trip down memory lane as well.


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    Bring back Crystal gravy!
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    PISS on IT
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    i remember buying that crap for Super Bowl Sunday in 1993. The only thing worse than the game was the beverage.

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    I remember the commercial. I remember the SNL spoof on it, as was mentioned above^^^.
    Never once thought of buying or trying it.
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    I remember the commercial. I remember the SNL spoof on it, as was mentioned above^^^.
    Never once thought of buying or trying it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by evhintexas View Post
    PISS on IT
    Crystal Pepsi, now available in thirst quenching neon yellow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    I remember the commercial. I remember the SNL spoof on it, as was mentioned above^^^.
    Never once thought of buying or trying it.
    I tried Crystal Pepsi one time. That was one time too much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raldo View Post
    I tried Crystal Pepsi one time. That was one time too much.
    Yep. It tasted almost a good as New Coke.
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    that commercial was actually more well done than I remember them being.

    terrible product BTW, I tried it a few times (I worked at a grocery store at the time and as a promo they were giving it away a couple of times).

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    Everyone involved in the production and marketing of Crystal Pepsi will have to explain themselves to their grandchildren.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raldo View Post
    I tried Crystal Pepsi one time. That was one time too much.
    Sorry to hear that, Raldo!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    Sorry to hear that, Raldo!
    Dude judging by the cancelling of the product so did most of America. Pepsi sucks.


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    Quote Originally Posted by fuddman5150 View Post
    Dude judging by the cancelling of the product so did most of America. Pepsi sucks.


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    Pepsi kicks ass! It's Crystal Pepsi that didn't catch on...
    If the creators wanted to go forth with that "invention", didn't any of their marketing advisors tell them about a product called Sprite??? LOL.
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