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People are so freaking lazy. Just boil water and use a french press like a real man. Oh gollie gee it takes 3 extra minutes... THE HORROR.


lol. I get up in the morning, walk to my kitchen, fill and turn on my electric kettle, go to the bathroom, do my business, and by the time I'm done the SSS routine, I'm ready to mix my tasters choice.

If you have a hot water pot the time it takes is even less and you have water at the perfect temperature (195ºF, 91ºC) for brewing coffee.
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People are so freaking lazy. Just boil water and use a french press like a real man. Oh gollie gee it takes 3 extra minutes... THE HORROR.
French press makes strong coffee. I love my BODUM but some people just don't like the strong taste.

And to be fair, those things are too easy to break. I'm on my 4th in 3 years and I've had the same coffee maker sitting around for 10 years.
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I'm a Keurig user, but in my defense it was purchased for me as a gift. I was pissed too, because now I was going to have to buy the expensive k-cups but I found a variety at Sams Club that I can live with and I only drink that one cup in the morning. It works for me. The whole idea of the thing is pretty stupid though.
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French press makes strong coffee. I love my BODUM but some people just don't like the strong taste.

And to be fair, those things are too easy to break. I'm on my 4th in 3 years and I've had the same coffee maker sitting around for 10 years.

well it’s not hard to adjust the strength. Just don’t grind the beans as coarse or don’t let it steep as long or both. I can’t say I’ve had the same issue with braking mine. I’ve only had 2 in the last 6 years and that’s only because the first one was taken by my roommate when we moved out.
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters real issue is that some of the patents required to make a single-cup coffee machines have/are expiring. They are really worried about losing value now that anyone can make clones.

No different than big pharma. I hadn't realized this was their motivator though.

Whatever happened to: "If you make a great product, and you stand behind that product, people will buy it." There will always be a financial motivator (pricing) but it still stands that by doing this you are hurting your own image, and peeve many people off. How does that make it a "sound" financial plan? Sigh...
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If you have a hot water pot the time it takes is even less and you have water at the perfect temperature (195ºF, 91ºC) for brewing coffee.

I have a Technivorm brewer that consistently hits the 195F mark. Most consumer brands barely go over 160F resulting in coffee that doesn't taste very good.
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I have tried these coffeemakers and I really don't understand why they are popular, everything tastes bad. Might just be the K-fee one.

NOPE! Nope, it is all of them.

I love my java, and have tried several machines and dozens of different flavors of coffee. They all taste like crap!
    
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CFW for coffee makers. Lol.
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I have tried these coffeemakers and I really don't understand why they are popular, everything tastes bad. Might just be the K-fee one.

it works in middle america because middle america has awful taste in everything. go espresso machine or go home. or french press on a budget
Edited by perfectblade - 3/3/14 at 4:44pm
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by the time I'm done the SSS routine, I'm ready to mix my tasters choice.

Haha!

Military?

I'm a Costco tin can columbia roast guy myself. Traditional drip brewer during the work week and a press on my weekends when I have a little more time and can't justify my laziness.
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