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Old 02-24-2013, 12:39 PM   #91
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Here's my Keurig tip.
If you put a splash of milk in your cup before setting it under the machine, it is best to immediately place the cup under the machine before putting the milk away, lest you run the machine with no cup to catch the coffee.
I learned that one yesterday
LOL! My little Mini at work has a sensor in it and will not start if there is no cup in it...I wonder why they don't do that for the high end machines.
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:54 PM   #92
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That would be a nice feature to have... apparently.
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Old 11-30-2013, 06:29 PM   #93
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I've been researching the machines. DH is often gone for work during the week so it's just me drinking coffee. My 1 year old 12 cup pot is shot. Reading reviews, it seems like the machines only last 2-3 years. Are you all satisfied with the machine itself and customer service if you've had problems?
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Old 11-30-2013, 06:50 PM   #94
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I'm still happy with my machine.
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Old 11-30-2013, 07:02 PM   #95
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I've been researching the machines. DH is often gone for work during the week so it's just me drinking coffee. My 1 year old 12 cup pot is shot. Reading reviews, it seems like the machines only last 2-3 years. Are you all satisfied with the machine itself and customer service if you've had problems?
I don't have one. I have used one in a hotel room. I much prefer my espresso machine. It takes about the same amount of time and only a little more effort. I don't have to buy those cups, and I'm not helping overfill the landfills with those stupid empty cups.

Have you considered getting an espresso machine?

I find espresso too strong for my taste, so I boil some water and dilute it. It tastes amazing - diluted, it doesn't overwhelm my taste buds and I can really taste the subtle flavours. It makes one or two cups of espresso at a time.
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Old 11-30-2013, 08:00 PM   #96
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I've been researching the machines. DH is often gone for work during the week so it's just me drinking coffee. My 1 year old 12 cup pot is shot. Reading reviews, it seems like the machines only last 2-3 years. Are you all satisfied with the machine itself and customer service if you've had problems?

I still love my Keurig's...that is plural, I have two, one for home and one for the office.
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:29 AM   #97
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I think I'm going to hit BB&B today and pick one up. I was hoping to nurse the old pot through Dec but the last batch was really weak because it kept shutting down just at the start of the cycle. I had to restart it like 6 times before it would finish and the coffee looked like strong tea. The local store has the one I want in stock. So I guess I'm getting an early Christmas gift.
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:43 AM   #98
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Ditto on loving my two Keurigs. (Home and work) I prefer my home machine which is the Special Edition. The work machine is the Elite and it has only two cup settings and not as many features as the home machine.
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Old 12-01-2013, 11:50 AM   #99
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I've been researching the machines. DH is often gone for work during the week so it's just me drinking coffee. My 1 year old 12 cup pot is shot. Reading reviews, it seems like the machines only last 2-3 years. Are you all satisfied with the machine itself and customer service if you've had problems?
We did quite a bit of research and seeing as Mrs D like Lattes and Cappuccinos we bought a Tassimo. We've had it for three years and no problems so far.
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I still like my Keurig. SIL got one at Costco this weekend, with 60 K-cups included. We both bought a platform with a drawer thing that the machine sits on and where you can store your K-cups.

DH and I are weekend coffee drinkers, I'd be twitching and shuddering out the door if I drank coffee during the work week.
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