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Old 01-02-2013, 11:29 PM   #21
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I am and have been a Member of the Green Mountain club since I bought my machines. I have never had any problem with them and you are able to choose how often you want deliveries. They also give you some lead time if you would like to change your order to other varieties. I get delivery every 6 weeks, which is perfect for Shrek and I. If you get 4 boxes of 24 cups, you get free shipping.
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:31 PM   #22
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Are you playing the game Pac? Steve and I both registered..it takes so little to amuse us.

The Perfect Cup Sweeps
I won a variety pack from them a couple years ago. We don't have the machine for it, but I found out that if I open the K-cup up and pour it into the basket of our coffee maker, it is just perfect for a small pot.
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:50 AM   #23
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I am and have been a Member of the Green Mountain club since I bought my machines. I have never had any problem with them and you are able to choose how often you want deliveries. They also give you some lead time if you would like to change your order to other varieties. I get delivery every 6 weeks, which is perfect for Shrek and I. If you get 4 boxes of 24 cups, you get free shipping.
Thanks. I knew there was some kind of coffee club you belonged to.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:16 AM   #24
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i'm not big on exclusive relationships. they are binding, and i want to be free to play the field. i'm just not ready to settle, and settling seems to be a requirement of green mountain cafe express club membership.

green mountain dangles a most tempting offer of all, that of a free extended warranty for your keurig coffee maker. but you have to be a cafe express member when your machine breaks down in order to be eligible for the free replacement machine. well, HELLo--a good, protective warranty should be made available to every keurig owner from day one, and with no strings attached. marriage, it's not for everyone. for me, free enterprise still rules in this keurig coffee kingdom, along with its desirable coffee k cups....
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:36 PM   #25
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the time is finally almost here. in less than a week, i'll be receiving a case of san francisco bay fog chaser coffee k cups which i ordered back in november from amazon. i can't wait to see how this coffee compares with the keurig coffees for which i've been paying premium prices for way too long. sfb fog chaser--cool name. sfb k cups, environmentally friendly. sfb k cups, about 1/2 price of keurig k cups. (win-win-win)

the big question remaining about sfb coffee k cups is whether it can pass a taste test--mine. i fervently hope it can, and will. i am already looking for what to do with all the money i will be saving after breaking away from keurig k cups. a new car for me next year, maybe?:)
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:41 PM   #26
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I can't wait on your feedback, Vit.
Please include what size mug you are brewing and if you use the cup multiple times for one cup.
Or just send me one

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Old 01-04-2013, 04:11 PM   #27
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I bought a Senseo machine on close-out for 15 bucks American, and I am very happy with it. It takes pods, not cups, and I can easily make my own with any coffee I like using my Perfect Pod Maker and commerical pod filters, which is a LOT cheaper than K-Cups! Also, the Keurig doesn't give you crema on the top of your coffee like the Senseo does.

If you want to urinate in Green Mountain's swimming pool, the Rogers Family Coffee Company make their own style of Keurig-compatible cups, called OneCups that are an excellent bargain and make an exceptional cup of coffee. I buy their San Francisco Bay Fog Chaser coffee in whole bean format. It's one of the coffees I use to make my own pods. They also have a line called Cafe Jerusalem certified coffees, if you're keeping kosher.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:04 PM   #28
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sir loin, thank you for the heartening words about sfb brand coffee. let me share a few customer reviewers describing fog chaser k cups on one of the sfb coffee sites. they use words like "rich and fresh", then say, "so delicious and full of flavor, i can't go back to anything else." and, "wakes you up and makes you feel righteous"--jeez, and it's still otc? (i think i need to have this on my speed dial) then, "a coffee drinker's coffee", and "as good as nyc restaurant coffee where coffee's expected to be excellent," and "less plastic, more coffee. flavor is strong, gets your heart
pumping." 'nuff said, gonna get me some of this brew very soonly....:)
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:45 PM   #29
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How on earth did I miss this thread?

I order K-Cups from the keurig site directly and I get 15% off their prices. Generally speaking, that means I get 24 for about $13 and change. I wait until I have a large enough order to get free shipping and one sample sized coffee. So far, thats the best deal I've found on the actual cups. Walmart has 18 count cups for $11.77 depending on the Walmart you go to. For some reason, they are NOT all priced the same.

Tweed and Hickory has K-Cups and Kienna pods that fit the Keurig at roughly half the price of regular k cups. The down side is that if you use your Keurig for hot water for tea, you will need to make sure you clean the little black cup holder or your tea tastes like coffee. Blech.

I haven't tried to get on the Green Mountain thing. And I'm a bit peeved at that stupid sweepstakes thing. Only for US residents. BAH!

vitauta, I got my Fog Chaser box quite some time ago after I saw you mentioned it and can't believe you are still waiting! What the heck??? It is a nice full bodied coffee. If you like milk in your coffee it is perfect.

Melitta makes pods that look like the SanFranciscoBay type coffee pods. I haven't tried them yet, but they are a bit cheaper than the regular K-Cups.

Hope that helps a bit pacanis.
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How on earth did I miss this thread?

I order K-Cups from the keurig site directly and I get 15% off their prices. Generally speaking, that means I get 24 for about $13 and change. I wait until I have a large enough order to get free shipping and one sample sized coffee. So far, thats the best deal I've found on the actual cups. Walmart has 18 count cups for $11.77 depending on the Walmart you go to. For some reason, they are NOT all priced the same.

Tweed and Hickory has K-Cups and Kienna pods that fit the Keurig at roughly half the price of regular k cups. The down side is that if you use your Keurig for hot water for tea, you will need to make sure you clean the little black cup holder or your tea tastes like coffee. Blech.

I haven't tried to get on the Green Mountain thing. And I'm a bit peeved at that stupid sweepstakes thing. Only for US residents. BAH!

vitauta, I got my Fog Chaser box quite some time ago after I saw you mentioned it and can't believe you are still waiting! What the heck??? It is a nice full bodied coffee. If you like milk in your coffee it is perfect.

Melitta makes pods that look like the SanFranciscoBay type coffee pods. I haven't tried them yet, but they are a bit cheaper than the regular K-Cups.

Hope that helps a bit pacanis.
That does help.
It is surprising how many people don't seem to comprehend what this thread is about, but continue to post anyway

So I'd have to say that based on your pricing (assuming Canadian), the local hardware store is still the spot for me. I was hoping someone would come in with a .30/cup pricing, but sadly that isn't the case.

And I do like a little milk in my coffee, so the fog chaser sounds worth trying.

Thanks again
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