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Boycott Keurig was trending all morning on twitter (Original Post) Proud liberal 80 Nov 2017 OP
The lack of context is exasperating. nt procon Nov 2017 #1
drives me nuts too........... Takket Nov 2017 #3
Keurig agreed to stop advertising on the Hannity show.. Princess Turandot Nov 2017 #4
Post removed Post removed Nov 2017 #12
I can't help it if your powers of clairvoyance are somewhat less than you imagine. nt procon Nov 2017 #14
You could help your attitude and understanding that not everybody studies the idiocy of twitter mythology Nov 2017 #17
I've been boycotting them marybourg Nov 2017 #2
yeah, but they are on our side. cwydro Nov 2017 #6
the rethugs oops racist oops russian damn so many r's anyho kydo Nov 2017 #7
Keurig was nothing more than a consumer rip off since they first came on the market. procon Nov 2017 #9
They were great for original purpose gvstn Nov 2017 #13
Coffee temperature is one of all time worst my pet peeves. procon Nov 2017 #15
I do a boiling pour-over and use heated half n half in a GreenPartyVoter Nov 2017 #16
And needs to be super hot tazkcmo Nov 2017 #30
I use French Press, and put it in a thermos after pouring first cup. Kleveland Nov 2017 #32
+1 on the French press tammywammy Nov 2017 #34
AH! I also do grind my beans fresh before brewing as well. Kleveland Nov 2017 #36
Not true espresso tammywammy Nov 2017 #40
I know I have a Jura which I love but it was not cheap and I bought refurbished. Demsrule86 Nov 2017 #47
I love them at beauty/hair salons. Makes it feel so cozy. Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #46
Ha. They'll take away my Keurig when they tear it from my cold dead hands. The Velveteen Ocelot Nov 2017 #5
I'm with you..... CatMor Nov 2017 #8
Me three eleny Nov 2017 #24
OK, call me weird, I do not have a microwave at all. Kleveland Nov 2017 #37
Same crazycatlady Nov 2017 #25
I just found there are little liners you can put in your keuring cup. kimbutgar Nov 2017 #35
I depend on those tiny filters at work Skittles Nov 2017 #38
I've seen those crazycatlady Nov 2017 #42
Nespresso is to Keurig as Dom is to PBR Not Ruth Nov 2017 #31
NO, DON'T boycott Keurig! Fla Dem Nov 2017 #10
Uhhh. ???? Roland99 Nov 2017 #11
Overpriced, underwhelming, and used patents to keep other companies from supplying cups. FarCenter Nov 2017 #18
Well... I don't know what YOU'RE talking about, but at least use the reusable pods and Squinch Nov 2017 #19
We use the fully compostable pods we get from Costco. SeattleVet Nov 2017 #21
Don't get between a man/woman and their coffee SonofDonald Nov 2017 #20
Point taken... Kleveland Nov 2017 #39
No problem, that's why I grind my own n/t SonofDonald Nov 2017 #41
Can I boycott them because the make lousy coffee and contribute to trash? brooklynite Nov 2017 #22
Probably the best reasons -- tho the coffee is actually pretty good... Hekate Nov 2017 #29
Can't you light your burner with a match? blaze Nov 2017 #43
Actually, I tried that. It didn't seem to work, and I didn't want to play with gas, so I quit. nt Hekate Nov 2017 #45
Please be more complete when you post stuff like this. Blue_true Nov 2017 #23
Please provide context and a link. This is suboptimal, even counterproductive. Hekate Nov 2017 #26
They are an ecological disaster. milestogo Nov 2017 #27
Yes...Trolls support Hannity. FarPoint Nov 2017 #28
That's great but I would never have one of those. I like my grinder and drip coffee maker just fine. brewens Nov 2017 #33
Keurig sucks... doodsaq Nov 2017 #44

Takket

(21,797 posts)
3. drives me nuts too...........
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 02:44 PM
Nov 2017

Keurig pulled advertising from Hannity. In response the bots and deplorables are pushing #boycott keurig on twitter.

but it is backfiring as real americans are using the hashtag to mock the pathetic effort by the limited number of deplorables.

Princess Turandot

(4,795 posts)
4. Keurig agreed to stop advertising on the Hannity show..
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 02:44 PM
Nov 2017

after his sympathetic interview/defense of Moore.

So, some posts started showing up on Twitter announcing that they would no longer purchase keurig coffee systems.

The company now seems to be getting more support than criticism in many of the tweets.

https://twitter.com/hashtag/BoycottKeurig?src=tren&data_id=tweet%3A929780200430325763

Response to procon (Reply #1)

 

mythology

(9,527 posts)
17. You could help your attitude and understanding that not everybody studies the idiocy of twitter
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 03:27 PM
Nov 2017

But apparently that's asking too much of you.

kydo

(2,679 posts)
7. the rethugs oops racist oops russian damn so many r's anyho
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 02:50 PM
Nov 2017

those peeps are pissed at them because they pulled their ads from the insanity show on faux.

So the russian bots want you to boycott them.

procon

(15,805 posts)
9. Keurig was nothing more than a consumer rip off since they first came on the market.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 02:59 PM
Nov 2017

I never bought into the over rated Keurig scam. There are many alternative ways to brew a single cup of coffee that are far cheaper.

I'm still not going to buy into any Keurig products, and while I don't follow news about Hannity, kudos to any advertisers who jump off the Fox News clown car.

gvstn

(2,805 posts)
13. They were great for original purpose
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 03:05 PM
Nov 2017

Of providing fresh hot drinks in car repair shops or hospitals etc. For home use they don't seem practical as they are both expensive and water temperature is limited.

procon

(15,805 posts)
15. Coffee temperature is one of all time worst my pet peeves.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 03:13 PM
Nov 2017

I hate lukewarm coffee, but that's what all the automatic drip systems can deliver. Once the coffee is brewed, there is no more heat and it cools off rapidly once it hits a cold pot or cup. My preference is a percolator, it always delivers steaming hot coffee in any quantity I need.

GreenPartyVoter

(72,388 posts)
16. I do a boiling pour-over and use heated half n half in a
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 03:20 PM
Nov 2017

double walled thermal cup.

I hate lukewarm coffee too, and also hate having to drink it fast, hence the Thermos.

tazkcmo

(7,315 posts)
30. And needs to be super hot
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:49 PM
Nov 2017

once dentures/no teeth come into play. when I served/bartended I often had older clientele request extra hot coffee for that reason. Now that I also have no teeth/dentures, I find I too need hotter coffee.

Kleveland

(1,257 posts)
32. I use French Press, and put it in a thermos after pouring first cup.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:53 PM
Nov 2017

A percolator?

Just about the worst thing you could do to coffee.

Yuch! Yuch!

I also have a drip into a thermos. Keeps it hot for a few hours.

I love seeing Keurig in a waiting room! I would not have one at home.

Coffee that sits on a burner is ruined in just a few minutes, cannot stand it.

Whatever floats your boat mate.

tammywammy

(26,582 posts)
34. +1 on the French press
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 06:31 PM
Nov 2017

I use a manual coffee grinder and French press at home and work. At home I also use a moka pot for espresso.

I use a fake Yeti cup at work. Well I did but I lost it last week. 😥

Kleveland

(1,257 posts)
36. AH! I also do grind my beans fresh before brewing as well.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 07:13 PM
Nov 2017

Never tried a Moka Pot, but been curious.

From the research that I did, it is not technically "Expresso", but many seem to enjoy whatever you want to call it that results!

A good Expresso machine is not cheap!

tammywammy

(26,582 posts)
40. Not true espresso
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 07:22 PM
Nov 2017

But I use an espresso roast in it. Bialetti moka pot plus a milk frothing wand = homemade cappuccino.

My coworkers hear me grinding the coffee that's how they can tell I'm in.

Demsrule86

(68,979 posts)
47. I know I have a Jura which I love but it was not cheap and I bought refurbished.
Mon Nov 13, 2017, 09:25 AM
Nov 2017

It grinds and will actually make the drinks...does the milk too. but I actually prefer to make my drinks by hand so I have a milk frother as well. I like wine but coffee is my addiction! I also have an nespresso for if we travel. They have biodegradable cups and I have an extra frother...took it in my luggage when I went to Atlanta and then Carolina for two weeks. They opened my suitcase in Atlanta...and just looked at me...I guess they though it might be a bomb...the boss person was called and he obviously like coffee too...as he said 'for God sakes it is a coffee machine and a frother; Let her go". I was actually forced to use a wheelchair as I had twisted my knee a couple of weeks before and couldn't walk that far so it was quite a spectacle...was determined not to miss a family reunion with my brothers and sisters.

 

Madam45for2923

(7,178 posts)
46. I love them at beauty/hair salons. Makes it feel so cozy.
Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:32 AM
Nov 2017

At home I loooooove a turkish pot to make my black coffee!

eleny

(46,166 posts)
24. Me three
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:26 PM
Nov 2017

If it's not hot enough I figure that's what the 30 second button is for on our microwave.

Kleveland

(1,257 posts)
37. OK, call me weird, I do not have a microwave at all.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 07:13 PM
Nov 2017

Gave it up years ago.

I don't miss it at all.

crazycatlady

(4,492 posts)
25. Same
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:30 PM
Nov 2017

I do use the reusable K-cup (at home) though. Saves me a lot of $$$ that way.

I'll use work supplied K-cups.

kimbutgar

(21,350 posts)
35. I just found there are little liners you can put in your keuring cup.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 06:44 PM
Nov 2017

Never buy the pre filled cups. I use the empty ones you buy and fill my own coffee or tea just found those little liners where I don’t have to waste water washing them out.

But I still Brew my own coffee in the coffee maker. For one cup though the keuring is ok.

Skittles

(153,523 posts)
38. I depend on those tiny filters at work
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 07:15 PM
Nov 2017

I don't always have time to run off to clean my reusable K-cup......the filter makes it much easier

crazycatlady

(4,492 posts)
42. I've seen those
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 07:29 PM
Nov 2017

I have about 3 of the reusable cups.

I use them until the bag of coffee is gone. Then I throw them in the dishwasher. I dump the grounds in the garden.

Squinch

(51,135 posts)
19. Well... I don't know what YOU'RE talking about, but at least use the reusable pods and
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 04:23 PM
Nov 2017

don't throw out plastic every day that will still be around in 5000 years.

SeattleVet

(5,490 posts)
21. We use the fully compostable pods we get from Costco.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 04:56 PM
Nov 2017

It's San Francisco Bay coffee company French Roast (also available on the coffee company's web site). The pods are able to go into our yard waste container and be composted by the local commercial-scale facility. The compost is then sold to local gardeners.

Costs right around $.30 per cup, but Costco had them on sale last week...box of 100 for about $25, and I really like the coffee.

We also have a set of reusable pods that we use for some specialty coffees we have. (We're trying to avoid as much single-use plastic as possible, since a huge amount of it winds up in our increasingly-fragile ocean ecosystem.)

Kleveland

(1,257 posts)
39. Point taken...
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 07:16 PM
Nov 2017

But I will have to subjectively disagree.

It is still a free country, and certainly one can like what they like as far as coffee.

Hekate

(91,300 posts)
29. Probably the best reasons -- tho the coffee is actually pretty good...
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:49 PM
Nov 2017

I hesitated for years because of the trash issues, then succumbed a year ago when Costco had a pre-Christmas sale on the prior model. It finally quit recently after a while series of brownouts and outages that I suspect fratzed its electronic components. Costco, bless them, took it back and I bought the upgrade.

I still keep the actual electric coffee pot in my cupboard, as well as a carafe system you can pour boiling water thru. That old carafe worked quite well during a power outage related to a major earthquake 100 miles away, because our gas lines were in no way affected. Sadly, the house we just bought a few months ago has a dandy gas stove with an electronic ignition -- so no boiling water when the electricity goes out.

I think you can tell I have given my caffeine supply considerable thought over the years.

blaze

(6,421 posts)
43. Can't you light your burner with a match?
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 07:55 PM
Nov 2017

That's what I do during power outages. Maybe yours has a safety built in that won't allow the gas to flow if the power is out?

Hekate

(91,300 posts)
45. Actually, I tried that. It didn't seem to work, and I didn't want to play with gas, so I quit. nt
Mon Nov 13, 2017, 12:31 AM
Nov 2017

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
23. Please be more complete when you post stuff like this.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:21 PM
Nov 2017

Kuerig took a stand about advertising on Hannity's show. You make it seems their product should be boycotted. Please add more to your OP or delete it.

Hekate

(91,300 posts)
26. Please provide context and a link. This is suboptimal, even counterproductive.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:35 PM
Nov 2017

Also, I'm not boycotting Keurig.

FarPoint

(12,525 posts)
28. Yes...Trolls support Hannity.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 05:38 PM
Nov 2017

I saw a post for this on our local WHIO Channel 7 new Facebook Wall...they love Hannity....

I posted that I support Keurig

brewens

(13,750 posts)
33. That's great but I would never have one of those. I like my grinder and drip coffee maker just fine.
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 06:20 PM
Nov 2017

We should pour it on to right-wingers that we're all in favor of the boycott because Keurig is bad for the environment. Their heads will explode!

doodsaq

(120 posts)
44. Keurig sucks...
Sun Nov 12, 2017, 09:29 PM
Nov 2017

Preground coffee, yuck. Try to find a roast date on those, haha.

Get beans from a local roaster, grind and brew. Simple.

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