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I have owned my Keurig for about 2 years. It has operated flawlessly and it makes great coffee. To all the naysayers out there, I can only say that you have no idea as to WTF you are talking about. If you like drip coffee, good for you. If Tassimo is your thing, you are already stuck buying their overpriced Yuppie groomed latte's.
To each his own, I enjoy the coffee that it makes.
"fresh ground as you use it" seems to win out, even with a kurig on the counter, and even in the drip maker
I got a Keurig for Christmas. I'm not a big coffee drinker so I was like, "Um...yeah....thanks....".
Well, it turns out I can make tea or hot chocolate in it too. I rather enjoy having my "sleepy time" tea before bed on some nights. Overall, I love the little gadget. I haven't had any problems with it. I use only filtered water from the fridge in it, and flush it out with a 50-50 white vinegar water mix every now and then.
I have one of those reusable K-cups that allow you to put your own stuff inside. I don't think I'll have to really worry to much about this DRM thing, as I bought over 60 assorted k-cups off of Amazon for under $1 each. There's some good sampler packs out there!
I tried getting into coffee a while back. I probably have more ways to make a cup than one man should. I have a Moka pot, actual espresso machine (I spent way to much on my Breville), a hand-held pump action 1-shot espresso maker, french press...
If your Mr. Coffee doesn't work because it gets slower and slower brewing, run a couple of cups of vinegar through it about five or six times to remove the mineral build up. That fixes ours. Been using the same machine for 6 to 8 years.
I do hear people claim presses make the best coffee but I have not tried it. Maybe I should.edit on 3/4/2014 by roadgravel because: typo
Turns out, the Keurig 2.0 has an embedded scanner that looks for a specific ink marker on the lids of authorized “K-cups.” If the special ink isn’t there, the Keurig 2.0 will display an “Oops!” message and refuse to continue its coffee-making task.
Now, a coffee pod maker called Rogers Family Company Coffee & Tea Market is giving away a free clip that attaches to a Keurig 2.0 and fools the coffee maker into thinking that it’s making Keurig-sanctified coffee. The company calls it the “Freedom Clip” and claims that “This little clip will override the Keurig 2.0® Lock Out Technology and allow most NON approved K-Cup® type pods to work.”
Of course, TechDirt points out that you can also override Keurig’s DRM with a single piece of tape. But Rogers Family Company seems to offer a more permanent (and stylish?) solution.
originally posted by: proteus33
i'll stick with my old trusty mr coffee replace glass pitcher with metal one years ago and its worked like a champ for 20 years now
originally posted by: Kangaruex4Ewe
I am surprised they aren't putting in some kind of "smart chip" that will allow it to hook up to the internet so users can track their coffee intake and the folks running Obamacare can figure out how to adjust your premiums accordingly.
originally posted by: Libertygal
Just me and my Mr. Coffee here. Plain paper filters, few scoops of Folgers, 6 cups of water in the pot, and I have my Bubba insulated cup that is my coffee cup! I can't do 4-5 oz. cups of coffee. No, no. My cup is 35 oz.'s, and has a lid!
Now, THAT'S a cup of coffee!