People use Sean Hannity as excuse to get rid of pod coffee makers


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/11/13/people-use-sean-hannity-as-exc.html


#2

If only Keurig would withhold advertising from some program I like! I’ve got a couple of dead K-cup machines I’d love to destroy on camera for the attention of assembled media.
Love to know if any of the ‘destroyed’ machines actually worked.


#3

No still not enough to make me get one of those things that make almost but not quite mediocre coffee.


#4

I KNEW BB wouldn’t be able to resist posting about this.

These people are doing the right thing even if it is for the wrong reason.


#5

Foolish Trumpanzees! If they only knew that their outrage is helping the environment by keeping plastic K-cups out of the landfills.


#6

I have a Keurig at my desk at work. Its convenient for a single cup of coffee in the afternoon and a lot cheaper than our Starbucks cafe in our building. Works just fine for this purpose.

I find it amazing how its right wingers who waste money and destroy items they have bought (like burning NFL jerseys).


#7

I’m laughing at them, not with them.


#8

I wouldn’t say it’s just the right doing this, but you’re correct that their money has already been spent and destroying the coffee makers is only affecting themselves.


#9

Oh, they’ll be back.


#10

Actually, one of the most common fixes is a new basket assembly. Usually about 15 bucks.

Fix them and resell them instead. Take the proceeds and put it in your savings account, or just buy a cheap French Press.


#11

Peet’s ‘Major Dickason’s Blend’ + French Press = Heaven


#12

Heck fresh ground just about any beans and a french press is going to be worlds better than a K cup.


#13

If they want to go back to the days when America was Great, instant coffee is the only option available.


#14

Silly how tribal or cultish that behavior is. It’s kind of magic thinking - burn the effigy/symbol of my fears to ward it of or do harm.


#15

One can actually buy reusable K-cups that you can fill with whatever coffee you want. When i worked retail I regularly reminded customers about it and they always went back and bought them.


#16

Now, here’s a truly BB-ish reply, thanks! (and, to your even better second comment, have long-ago gone back to pour-over…)


#17

I would regularly get returns on some of the Keurig machines. I don’t know with certainty what the problem was but they would fail regularly for some people. Sometimes it’d be related to the heating element or water pump and/or filter from what i was told.


#18

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I really want to try this sometime.


#19

That is truly one of the most horrifying images I have seen lately… well played sir or madam.


#20

Doesn’t that defeat the whole purpose of using K-cups? If you’re going to refill, might as well just do a regular drip. Less hassle and cheaper.