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Old 07-24-2008, 11:15 PM
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Thnik I'm gong to stop drinking coffee

I wanted an ice coffee about an hour ago. I went down to the coffee shop near work and bougt one. They charged me $2.50 for a stuipid cup of coffee. I figue I spend about four dollors on coffee a day, so $160 a month, and thats too close to 2,000 a year that I could do other things with like adding 40 more cars to my insurace policy etc.

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Old 07-24-2008, 11:33 PM
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:38 PM
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:43 PM
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Don't even *think* about trying Meth. Even one time.
Nope, I think I'm one of very few people from Eugene who has never experiemnetd with any kind of drugs. I like to know what is going on at all times, and I guess I enjoy my life enough to not have to escape. I do enjoy a nice beer or glass of wine once in a while, but I know that an over drinking leads to not feeling well, so I just don't go there.
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:47 PM
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I buy a 39 oz can of Maxwell House for like 6 bucks, and make many many pots of coffee from that using the same coffee pot I've had for 11 years. For iced coffee, I usually make a cup hot in the morning, drink it, make a second cup, drink half of it, then stick it in the fridge before work. When I get home, I have iced coffee.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:20 AM
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Brew your own, let it cool, put it in the fridge ... later just pour and add ice. Then you can stop at the coffeehouse every once in a while. I personally don't mind spending a lot on coffee (well, mine is only $1.65/day), but if I decided I did, brewing at home, is a MAJOR money saver. Or you could even go with instant coffee and be really cheap.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:24 AM
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How To Make Homemade Iced Coffee

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Old 07-25-2008, 12:31 AM
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They charged me $2.50 for a stuipid cup of coffee.
Makes $5/gallon diesel sound cheap.
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Old 07-25-2008, 01:12 AM
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Makes $5/gallon diesel sound cheap.
Yeah, but diesel gives you bad breath, and it's hard to pour it in the cup with those greasy, awkward pump handles.
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Old 07-25-2008, 02:43 AM
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I wanted an ice coffee about an hour ago. I went down to the coffee shop near work and bougt one. They charged me $2.50 for a stuipid cup of coffee. I figue I spend about four dollors on coffee a day, so $160 a month, and thats too close to 2,000 a year that I could do other things with like adding 40 more cars to my insurace policy etc.
I finally started making my own. Couldn't tell you how much I'm saving, probably no more than half.
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Old 07-25-2008, 08:03 AM
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Brew your own, let it cool, put it in the fridge ... later just pour and add ice. Then you can stop at the coffeehouse every once in a while. I personally don't mind spending a lot on coffee (well, mine is only $1.65/day), but if I decided I did, brewing at home, is a MAJOR money saver. Or you could even go with instant coffee and be really cheap.
I did exactly that! Finally. While I love coffee all year, ice coffee in the summer is definitely one of my stronger vices. A couple larges from DD at $2.85 a pop, 7 days a week adds up fast. Even $2.15 each at Tim Horton's is too much. I do enjoy good coffee but can still slum it and just go with one of those big cans of Chock Full O'Nuts pre-ground here at work and save a bundle every week.

I haven't stooped to instant yet, though.
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Old 07-25-2008, 08:44 AM
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Do what I do. Buy a large coffee for $2, drink it at the coffeeshop while reading mercedesshop, refill it, take it home, reheat in the microwave the next day. It'll cost you $1/day for coffee, just like the old days, and it's better than truck stop coffee.
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Old 07-25-2008, 09:37 AM
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I wanted an ice coffee about an hour ago. I went down to the coffee shop near work and bougt one. They charged me $2.50 for a stuipid cup of coffee. I figue I spend about four dollors on coffee a day, so $160 a month, and thats too close to 2,000 a year that I could do other things with like adding 40 more cars to my insurace policy etc.
What, give up coffee never never never. Just make it at home the night before put it in a thermos in the fridge and take it to work.
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Old 07-25-2008, 09:58 AM
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What, give up coffee never never never.
You know, I glossed right over that part.

Let's not get hasty, nh!
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Old 07-25-2008, 11:13 AM
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You know, I glossed right over that part.

Let's not get hasty, nh!
That's one luxury I will not part with. I take my own coffee maker with me when I travel.

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