There was a plain old blue collection box stolen last week in our town.
These R2D2 boxes must be under armed guard.
They look pretty cool.
I'm such a geek.
March 22, 2007
R2 Did Too
USPS/Star Wars promotion hits light speed
Jedi Knights, Imperial Storm Troopers and Princess Leia gather round their favorite droid.
Baltimore, MD, customer Joanne Covington knew there was something familiar about the R2-D2 wrap. "This mailbox is different. It looks like a computer . . . like something out of Star Wars," she said.
Alexis Gilbert joins two Storm Troopers at an R2-D2 collection box in San Diego. The Gilbert family heard about the collection boxes on the radio and, as huge fans, stopped by to take a photo and mail a letter — the first letter mailed the morning of the installation.
In Salt Lake City, the R2-D2 box is an eye-popping, customer-stopping experience.
Pointing, pausing and posing is how they get noisy in Boise.
Columbus District Acting Human Resources Specialist Kirby Leathers portrayed Lord Darth Vader outside the Columbus Statehouse during a promotion of the R2-D2 collection boxes.
Source: USPS News Link