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Old 10 April 2018, 02:43 AM   #1
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New Pepsi Really a Raspberry

I have not handled one, but I have seen tons of pictures side by side.

I donīt like the blue which is purplish, nor the red which is pinkish. The bezel looks like a raspberry and does not deserve to be called the Pepsi.

I will not be a taker of this watch until Rolex gets the colors right.
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Old 10 April 2018, 02:47 AM   #2
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Old 10 April 2018, 02:50 AM   #3
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Raspberry....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-Dvx5NSyi8
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Old 10 April 2018, 02:51 AM   #4
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New Pepsi Really a Raspberry

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Old 10 April 2018, 02:52 AM   #5
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My mother used to always tell me "Count till 10 before you say anything". I think this applies here..
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Old 10 April 2018, 02:53 AM   #6
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I have not handled one, but I have seen tons of pictures side by side.

I donīt like the blue which is purplish, nor the red which is pinkish. The bezel looks like a raspberry and does not deserve to be called the Pepsi.

I will not be a taker of this watch until Rolex gets the colors right.
go find a WG BLRO. Every AD probably has one. The colors are the same and i like them.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:00 AM   #7
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Maybe they could market it as having a vintage patina look to the bezel colours? ;)

I'm sure it'll look good in person. The quality will shine through.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:02 AM   #8
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I have not handled one
Key point here, I want to see it in person before making my mind up.

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Old 10 April 2018, 03:04 AM   #9
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The pictures and videos you have probably seen are all indoors and with poor lighting. I would wait until you see one in the metal first.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:04 AM   #10
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Plenty of threads already on the forum criticising this watch. If you don't like it, and you might want to sit down for this one, don't buy it.

Trust me, they won't force it on you. More likely than not, you couldn't get one if you wanted at this point - at least not for a few years.

Beyond that, as others have alluded - thanks for your contribution.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:07 AM   #11
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A lot of people including myself have the same issue.

I don't think the colors are a big deal, you just have to like them.

What I don't appreciate is Rolex heavily editing the colors they use on their website to make them look red and blue when they aren't.
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I have not handled one, but I have seen tons of pictures side by side.

I donīt like the blue which is purplish, nor the red which is pinkish. The bezel looks like a raspberry and does not deserve to be called the Pepsi.

I will not be a taker of this watch until Rolex gets the colors right.

Very well written review. If Ben Clymer is a member of this forum, hopefully he sees how true editorials are done.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:09 AM   #13
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A lot of people including myself have the same issue.

I don't think the colors are a big deal, you just have to like them.

What I don't appreciate is Rolex heavily editing the colors they use on their website to make them look red and blue when they aren't.
im thinking the same different light and white backgrounds do make it pop a bit to much im sure it looks great in the flesh
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What I don't appreciate is Rolex heavily editing the pictures they use on their website to make them look red and blue when they aren't.
Agreed. Although one could look at a WG pepsi to get a true sense of the bezel color. I don't really have much choice on the CHNR (but I'm hoping the editorial pieces I've read/seen show a true representation).
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:11 AM   #15
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definitely not for everyone! Actually am glad one less person is interested!
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:17 AM   #16
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In the UK a raspberry is slang for a fart
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:17 AM   #17
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. . . I will not be a taker of this watch until Rolex gets the colors right.
I don't think that Rolex cares what colors PepsiCo uses for their products.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:20 AM   #18
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:21 AM   #19
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I actually like it. The bezel looks much better in the real world I think. As with all these things, if you like it great, if not move on to the next one. Plenty of other watches out there....
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I don't think that Rolex cares what colors PepsiCo uses for their products.
Rolex have to match their watch colors for our pet names of their watches. I was so disappointed when my LV didn't look like Lou Ferrigno's skin when he played the Hulk. I almost threw the watch in the trash in disgust that they got the Hulk color so wrong.....but then I remembered that I'm a sane person.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:23 AM   #21
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In the UK a raspberry is slang for a fart
This thread is definitely a raspberry.

One less person on the waiting list for one means those of us waiting will get one sooner.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:25 AM   #22
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I have not handled one, but I have seen tons of pictures side by side.

I donīt like the blue which is purplish, nor the red which is pinkish. The bezel looks like a raspberry and does not deserve to be called the Pepsi.

I will not be a taker of this watch until Rolex gets the colors right.
No watch deserves to be called "pepsi"

Your "opinion" is based on what? Poorly processed photos with improper white balance shown on uncalibrated monitors?

Got it.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:25 AM   #23
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By this logic Rolex should be allowed to get away with a purple dial James Cameron, or a purple Smurf, or a Purple bluesey - they havnt got blue and red Pepsi it’s pink n purple
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:26 AM   #24
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I have not handled one, but I have seen tons of pictures side by side.

I donīt like the blue which is purplish, nor the red which is pinkish. The bezel looks like a raspberry and does not deserve to be called the Pepsi.

I will not be a taker of this watch until Rolex gets the colors right.
You should reserve judgment until you handle one and see it in a variety of lighting conditions. Pics aren't adequate. Many thought the LN bezels were "grey" until they actually started hitting ADs.
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I have not handled one, but I have seen tons of pictures side by side.

I donīt like the blue which is purplish, nor the red which is pinkish. The bezel looks like a raspberry and does not deserve to be called the Pepsi.

I will not be a taker of this watch until Rolex gets the colors right.
I am certain Rolex will be devastated to hear the news.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:31 AM   #26
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I donīt like the blue which is purplish, nor the red which is pinkish. The bezel looks like a raspberry and does not deserve to be called the Pepsi
Whoa..Whoa..Whoa...Hold on there Tiger Never assume, just because you know Pepsi, doesn't mean you know everything that goes on around Pepsi
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:31 AM   #27
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Another post criticising the colors of the new GMT... As if they were not in the streets since the WG Pepsi...
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:32 AM   #28
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You see the Pepsi red is red but the raspberry on Can is not red proven
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:33 AM   #29
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Don’t buy it and move along, not worth losing sleep over
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Groundbreaking stuff and worthy of a thread... not!
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