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R2-D2

TK-421 Why Aren't You At Your Post?

Meet The New, Grumpy Droid Being Introduced In Star Wars Rebels [VIDEO]

With a new Star Wars animated series on the way to Disney XD, we were bound to learn about a few new characters soon. We already know a baddie, the Imperial Inquisitor, now meet a good guy! “The design for Chopper (a.k.a. C1-10P) was inspired by early Ralph McQuarrie concept art for R2-D2, with significance placed on the arms that fold out of Chopper’s head,” write The Hollywood Reporter. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at his creation and find out if you like the cut of his jib.

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R2-D2 Charger Brings the Best Part of an X-Wing to Your Car

Who could say no to a little R2-D2 riding shotgun, extending helpful cables that recharge your devices and emitting the occasional soft “beepboop.” I know I couldn’t, so it’s a good thing I don’t own a car.

You should not be surprised that this is a ThinkGeek product.

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TK-421 Why Aren't You At Your Post?

You’ll Definitely See R2-D2 In Star Wars: Episode VII – And He’ll Be Fan-Made

We’ve already shown you this photo from Bad Robot’s twitter, which has the distinction of being Star Wars: Episode VII‘s first production photo. But did you know that the two guys in the middle built the droid in front of them? Or that they’re fans?

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May The Force Be With You

R2-D2 C-3PO Are Best Friends Forever

The Etsy shop rapscalliondesign has some pretty adorable creations but perhaps none as cute as this Star Wars best friends necklace duo. Their friendship spans galaxies and trilogies.

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For A More Civilized Age

Princess R2-D2 Takes the Death Star Plans to Obi-Wan Herself

And by Death Star, I mean the pillow fort the Empire constructed in the den. For more context on Princess R2-D2, check Fashionably Geek.

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Romance

Do Love And Star Wars Mix? Bonnie Burton Tells All. [VIDEO]

Remember when Bonnie Burton married R2-D2? That was great. Check out what she has to say about love in the Star Wars universe and hey, she’s sporting a HerUniverse.com Valentine’s quote tee!

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DIY R2-D2 Heels

Need I say more? Tutorial by Mikeasaurus at Instructables.

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“FRA-GEE-LAY,” It Must Be Iridonian! Actually, It’s A Star Wars-Style Christmas Story Leg Lamp

Because when you think of C-3PO and R2-D2, you think “electric sex.” This amazing leg lamp was created by Gordon Tarpley who will be creating more of these for the 2013 holiday season. Keep track of the progress at The RPF.

(via io9)

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Romance

R2-D2 Engagement Ring Is So Beep-Boop Cool!

Joe and Emily met at a tattoo parlor a few years ago and their love story has culminated in a Star Wars engagement ring. Nothing could make us happier. Joe teamed with Paul Bieker of Paul Michael Design to come up with the perfect ring for his lady. Click through our gallery to see the project go from concept to the actual popping of the question, which, if you were wondering, happened on Halloween (hence the costumes). And then watch the video to see the proposal in real time.

(Custom Made via io9)

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I will make it legal!

This R2-D2 Vespa Belongs To A 5th Grade Teacher/Star Wars Nerd

Morgan, the 5th grade teacher who created her own customized R2-D2 Verspa said, “This was done with adhesive vinyl, some meticulous cutting and a 12-pack of beer.” Sounds about right. Now make me one!

(via igeektrooper)

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