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Old 11-07-2012, 07:16 AM   #81
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I've read great things about their customer service and how they will easily replace the broken machines.

if there is a major flaw with the keurig coffee machines, then i think the company should offer an extended warranty at no cost to the customer. it would go a ways toward winning those keurig-leaning minds and hearts, wouldn't you say?

(mulling this over with a second steaming cup of timothy's dark french roast merrily brewing) ahh, yess....
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:24 AM   #82
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It certainly would! It's really the only thing holding me back at this point.
As I was filling the caraffe this morning for 6 cups I was telling myself I could have been drinking a cup out of the Keurig brewer in that time. I have really low water pressure in my kitchen for some reason.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:30 AM   #83
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I've read great things about their customer service and how they will easily replace the broken machines.
Mine wasn't broken, just had a manufacturer's defect and they sent me a brand new one. I had to send them a piece to prove I wasn't just scamming them but that was no biggie for me. I was impressed with both the service and the speed of delivery.

Pacanis, if you have a Costco, the machine that sells for $189 has a My K Cup included ($15-$20 value) and also about 30 pods to try out. That's a pretty good deal. And COSTCO'S return policy is bar none the best ever. You have an issue, just take anything back and they're on it.

I did see my machine on sale at Walmart for $114 though. Its regularly about $170.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:57 PM   #84
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No Costco, Alix, but it sounds like you are describing the same deal I mentioned above at Amazon. Maybe I'll take a drive to Wally Word today and see if they have the same deal, as Amzon was not giving free shipping with any of the ones they had listed.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:01 PM   #85
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Try the keurig.com site too. Sometimes they have deals on there.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:51 PM   #86
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Try the keurig.com site too. Sometimes they have deals on there.
In all honesty, I have a hard time cross-referencing what I see on their site to what I see at online stores. It appears the stores offer certain models I don't see on Keurig's site and vice-versa.
The best deal I found though was that same one you mentioned Costco has. Keurig just has free shipping on most models. They are really pushing their Vue model with all the accesories and V cups...
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:36 PM   #87
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I'm thinking of trying some of those san francisco cups that vituata was talking about. Vue shmoo. Got my k cups, I'm good to go.
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In all honesty, I have a hard time cross-referencing what I see on their site to what I see at online stores. It appears the stores offer certain models I don't see on Keurig's site and vice-versa.
The best deal I found though was that same one you mentioned Costco has. Keurig just has free shipping on most models. They are really pushing their Vue model with all the accesories and V cups...

I noticed a Cuisinart version of the K brewer that takes the cups and the refillable one. I guess if you can use your own favorite coffee, a cup costs a lot less than buying the Keurig pre-filled ones. It had slightly higher ratings.
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I saw the Cuisinart and Mr Coffee K cup brewers on their site, too. It surprised me, but like someone said above, they are making their money on the K cups. I suppose they don't care whose machine gets bought as long as they can keep selling those K cups. The refillable cup makes it much more of a practical purchase IMO. Especially from a cost factor.

One site I was on folks were saying that the timing of the Vue coffee maker coincided with Keurig's patent on the K cup running out. Figures they would come out with a machine that addresses some concerns with their old line (and is also more versatile) and give it a proprietory cup to use. There's no reason the Vue machine could not have been designed to work with K cups. Well, except for them making more money, lol.
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Do they really think the public is so stupid, that we won't see through their trying to get our very last cent?
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