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Re: around the world... #149727
11/07/05 11:51 PM
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Zed:

This bud's for you.

http://snipurl.com/jm6n


TEd
Re: around the world... #149728
11/08/05 12:44 AM
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Te Ika a Maui
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Nice rant,Zed. While I still won't touch tea made the anglo way, I have developed a real fondness for chai, and now have to remember not to impose on my Indian friends kindness by asking for it at every opportunity.

Re: around the world... #149729
11/08/05 04:30 AM
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Coffee, coffee everywhere and never a drop to drink.
I plan to start the Tea Drinkers Liberation Front. First up against the wall will be the heretics at conferences who take an urn, which was used for coffee yesterday, rinse it once and fill it with "hot" water for tea. BLEAH!
Next to go will be the waiters who bring you a little tin teapot and don't tell you that they have hidden the teabag behind it instead of putting it inside. That way by the time you think the tea has steeped it's too late to start.

TEA DRINKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE!!
Rebel against the coffee conspiracy.
LEAVES NOT BEANS!

pardon me, I need to go have a cuppa and a lie-down.




Tea is very nice
It is probably
too good
for me

Re: around the world... #149730
11/09/05 11:23 AM
11/09/05 11:23 AM
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hmm...i dont know ..i have always considered Tea to be an 'adult's drink'...so i dont have much inclination for it.
coffee is something i can relate to...u knw ..having cups of coffee n studying late in the night....that wayss..

Re: around the world... #149731
11/11/05 08:04 PM
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Mmmm. A rich cup of coffee in the morning gets the day started off well. I prefer the rounder-tasting coffees to the acidic varieties.


Father Steve, a good white chocolate is made from cocoa butter, a rich butter extracted from the cocoa beans when they are processed to get the chocolate liqueur. Since the product does come from the cocoa bean, I’m not sure how we can object to the name.

Unless you’re talking about those white pretend things, that have no cocoa butter in them at all (or the cocoa butter is dead last on the ingredient list), then, I agree that it can’t be called white chocolate. The name we have to use here is “confectionary”. Even that word is too pretty for that cr*p.

P.S. Have you ever visited a chocolate processor when they are roasting the beans…oh my god but it can put you off of your lunch. Imagine a sweating person who’s been exercising every day, hasn’t washed in four or five weeks and is standing in scorching sun, with a winter coat and scarf. That’s the smell.

Whenever we have somebody visit the plant, we make sure that we are not roasting beans when they come to visit. On non-roasting days though, the whole city smells of rich, warm chocolate – heavenly!

Re: around the world... #149732
11/12/05 05:47 PM
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heyy people...i just read about the world's most expensive coffee beans which are taken from the excretment of a cat....will write more about it in my next post...gotta go abhi...i mean now...byee

Re: around the world... #149733
11/12/05 09:43 PM
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heyy people...i just read about the world's most expensive coffee beans which are taken from the excretment of a cat....will write more about it in my next post...gotta go abhi...i mean now...byee




I was once a part of a community access TV show that did spoofs of everything we could think of. We did a spoof of the spring-the-cheap-brand-coffee-on-the-patrons-of-the-fancy-restaurant commercial one time, getting the customers to agree that it was excellent tasting coffee only to tell them it was made from recycled cat litter. That was before we heard of kopi luwak.

Check it out here

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Re: around the world... #149734
11/13/05 02:27 AM
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no shit.


formerly known as etaoin...
Re: around the world... #149735
11/13/05 11:45 AM
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heyy people...i just read about the world's most expensive coffee beans which are taken from the excretment of a cat....will write more about it in my next post...gotta go abhi...i mean now...byee




Litteraly?

Almost adroitly joining two threads


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Cross threading around the world... #149736
11/13/05 12:08 PM
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Just the thing to give your sweetie on Valentine's Day

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