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post #101 of 146
Not concerned. My current K-cup machine has the re-usable filter and i put my own grounds into it. Just won't buy a new machine and won't have to worry about the new issues. They are free to kill their sales on their own time, not my problem.
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post #102 of 146
I wonder if they would be so bold as to make a new shaped coffee refill. then stop selling the old ones forcing people upgrade to the new keurig drm machine...or you know a normal drip brewer. I wonder how else could keurig shoot themselves in the foot?
  • always online requirement?
  • proprietary shaped (or rfid tagged) coffee cup?
  • subscription based coffee machine usage?
  • Better yet a combination of all three. Prepaid coffee brewing. If you use a third party refill it costs you 3 kuerig points. If you use a keurig refill it only costs you 1 keurig point.

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Edited by serothis - 3/4/14 at 10:56am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

I own a Nespresso.

And I'm getting rid of it soon, in favor of a traditional brewer.

You are basically at the mercy of whatever Nestlé wants to do to your coffee.

It tastes good, but I've suffered two price increases already, and 3/4s of their catalogue is garbage anyway.

It's just like inkjet printers in that the refills are expensive, they're designed to rip you off and that there's a far better alternative easily available.
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post

I don't get it either. I just drink these

Tasters Choice - Instant Coffee (I have a cup before i leave for work every morning)


OR

Tim Hortons Coffee - I brew a full pot on weekends, I'll drink it all:P


Most people hate instant..and I usually do, but TC manages to taste like campfire perked coffee, which is great...but it's also like $10 a jar that will last me a couple weeks, and I kid you not, that jar is no bigger than a soda can:P Timmies on the other hand...nearly $20 a can, but that'll last me like 2 months.

Definitely agree about the TC instant. I get it too. I just boil my kettle when I start cooking breakfast and make the coffee while breakfast is cooking.
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post #104 of 146
I shop for printers based on whether I can get away with using generic inks, therefore companies that do this *cough*HP*cough* don't get to sell me a printer. Same would go for my coffee maker.
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post #105 of 146
I'm a Keurig user. Do yourself a favor and get the refillable k-cups, it's not worth buying the machine without it unless you drink very little coffee.

I've got to say I was strongly against getting a proprietary coffee machine (duh) but the machine itself is impressive. I can have a cup in under 90 seconds.
post #106 of 146
Keurig better be careful, they might get EA's attention and get themselves bought out biggrin.gif
anyone NOT using drm in their coffee is now a luddite




Beans, Grounds... it doesn't matter when you use a trusty old pot
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Feel bad Keurig lovers, wasting all that plastic for one 8oz weak cup of your, most likely, GMO coffee.

"The problem is those convenient and tidy plastic cups can’t be recycled and are collecting in America’s landfills, reported CNBC."

http://news.discovery.com/earth/keurig-coffee-cups-collecting-in-landfills-120228.htm

and http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/single-serve-coffees-dark-side-waste/


That's right, can't be recycled.
Edited by Atomagenesis - 3/4/14 at 2:24pm
post #108 of 146
Quote:
Originally Posted by phenom01 View Post

So im not right that coffee snobs have come out of the woodworks? Remember the good ol world where coffee was coffee and most of the world drank(still drinks) instant coffee. So instant coffee is in higher respect than a K cup now? What did I miss. O hipster mentality.
So because people enjoy a better cup of coffee suddenly they are in the wrong? You are literally doing the exact same thing that you are complaining about, except you are on the other side of the fence. I'd rather be a "Hipster" or a "Coffee Snob" than be such a blatant hypocrite.

There's nothing wrong with people who enjoy keurig's, instant coffee, tassimo's etc. A persons opinion is exactly that, opinion. But claiming someones taste or opinion is wrong based on your opinion is plain silly.
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Tell that to the pretentious coffee hipsters who are looking down their noses at us peasant Keurig lovers... rolleyes.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Tell that to the pretentious coffee hipsters who are looking down their noses at us peasant Keurig lovers... rolleyes.gif

There's nothing wrong with a Keurig if you genuinely enjoy the flavor for whatever reason. Just don't blame its use on lack of time or cite all this time it's saving you. The difference in ease of use and time spent are extremely marginal. It's nothing but an excuse for laziness. A guy will spend more time scratching his balls in front of the mirror in the morning than he will save using K-cups. Factor in flavor and caffeine extraction, ease of cleaning, and long-term cost between the two, and I would say there's an objectively clear winner. To each their own, though.
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