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Old 09-28-2016, 11:26 AM   #101
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one never refused a cup of tea in Egypt.........it, too, was considered rude........however, if you refused to put sugar in your tea, you were considered odd...not rude just odd.....:) So `i was odd.........
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Old 09-28-2016, 11:57 AM   #102
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We keep a pot of coffee primed in our Mr. Coffee maker around the clock. Whoever takes the last cup has to hit the button to start the next pot. About every other day one of us will wash out the implements to the maker. Grounds basket, coffee pot, etc.
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:08 PM   #103
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Oh to clean the coffee maker I use diluted distilled vinegar. Just brew this stuff and then with clean water and the machine is cleaned.
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:08 PM   #104
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Well where I come from inn Sweden, if any one comes inside your door, you offer them coffee as sign of friendship and being welcomed into the house. And you either say yes or no or half cup or tea or water. Because no means I dont want your friendship and politeness and that is rude. Hence alot of coffee is needed sometimes.
Ok, that makes sense. I thought you consumed 500+ grams of coffee per week yourself.
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:12 PM   #105
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roadfix: Well my husband drinks 500 gram by him self per week, most often.
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:00 PM   #106
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roadfix: Well my husband drinks 500 gram by him self per week, most often.
Ok, after some calculations, that's doable. Drinking 3 to 4 large mugs of coffee every day, one can easily go through 500 grams per week. :buzzzz:
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:16 PM   #107
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Normal amount here. Breakfast, 2 coffee break and evening... woho!!
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:24 PM   #108
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The amount of grounds used to make a cup or pot of coffee varies greatly. I use 4 scoops (2 Tb each) of dark roast coffee beans for two 16 Oz. mugs of coffee. Many use a lot less. If you drink K-Cups, you don't use nearly that much.
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:24 PM   #109
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I can handle caffeine, and have no effect on my sleep, but I don't think I can handle that much coffee every week....
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:28 PM   #110
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1 coffee scoop per mug which about 250 ml water to one scoop which is about 1 tablespoon.
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