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Old 12-09-2011, 12:30 PM   #41
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Sir Loin...the Keurig has a special thing so you can use your own coffee, and it is reusable, no waste at all.

I've done all my online shopping and done the comparisons. I think today I'm going to go look at the machines and accessories in person.

I really appreciate everyone taking the time to come and comment and tell me about your experiences. I still haven't totally decided, but I'm leaning in the Keurig direction. The responses have been overall positive. I've had cups of coffee from both machines and didn't notice a difference in the time it took nor in the taste of the coffee. For me, I know that the water used makes a huge difference. I'll be using distilled in this machine. No hard water scale to clean out!
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Old 12-09-2011, 11:56 PM   #42
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I love my Keurig. I am mostly a tea drinker, but have an occasional cup of coffee. It took me awhile to find my favorites, but it makes a good cup of tea/coffee in my opinion. I have had better, but the convenience to taste ratio is higher then brewing/steeping it any other way. Plus its much easier to drink seasonal coffees this way, which I really enjoy. And the hot apple cider is really good.

You will have to pry it out of my cold fingers
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Old 12-10-2011, 03:49 PM   #43
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Hmmm...Keurig seems to brew loyal followers.

Anyone else have any tidbits about what they particularly like/dislike about their machines?
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Old 12-10-2011, 03:54 PM   #44
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Hmmm...I think it's time for another FRESH cup of coffee, not one that's been sitting in the pot for the last 4 hours.
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Old 12-10-2011, 07:21 PM   #45
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Hmmm...Keurig seems to brew loyal followers.

Anyone else have any tidbits about what they particularly like/dislike about their machines?
Shopping for K-cups. Grocery stores and departments stores usually package the cups in boxes of 18 for around $12.

Online retailers package K-cups in boxes of 24 or 25 for the same $12. Since Keurig brewers are also used in many offices, there are bulk options available...boxes of 144, etc.

I've done quite a bit of business with CoffeeforLess.com. Good service, accurate. Email offers with discounts. Amazon.com can also be competitive on pricing.

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Old 12-10-2011, 08:14 PM   #46
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Shopping for K-cups. Grocery stores and departments stores usually package the cups in boxes of 18 for around $12.

Online retailers package K-cups in boxes of 24 or 25 for the same $12. Since Keurig brewers are also used in many offices, there are bulk options available...boxes of 144, etc.

I've done quite a bit of business with CoffeeforLess.com. Good service, accurate. Email offers with discounts. Amazon.com can also be competitive on pricing.

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I have a 15% discount with the Keurig Club...cheaper than both sites you have, not by a lot, but it is cheaper.
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Old 12-11-2011, 01:57 PM   #47
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Thanks guys! I think Keurig is the winner!
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:01 PM   #48
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Thanks guys! I think Keurig is the winner!
Is the Nescafe Dolce Gusto machine like what you are looking at with Keurig?
I just saw a commercial for one. They look like they can do everything.
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:12 PM   #49
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Last night I saw an ad on TV for a single cup coffee maker that used a large scoop about the size of a Keurig pod. You just scoop the coffee of your choice and put it in the pot and press a button. One cup at a time.

Sadly, I can't remember the brand name.
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:15 PM   #50
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I'd like to get something like that for my mom. I just sent her 2 pounds of coffee beans. Will have to check out the fill your own pods.
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