Thread: Coffee Discussion
03-22-2005, 08:43 AM #1
Hello all! I'm new to the forums, I'm not new to the biz. Just wanted to know how do you like your coffee? Do you drink the pre-ground, swamp water, gas station java OR do you grind it fresh? I myself happen to own a grinder & won't have it any other way. Nothing is worse then when one of my co-workers makes bad pre-ground coffee.Heyyyyy, What's Up There! (Frank Rizzo-Jerky Boys)
03-22-2005, 09:51 AM #2
lg, skim, one sugar.Jim
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03-22-2005, 11:39 AM #3
Any gas station coffee around here...haven't been to the local Dunkin' Donuts since they kept screwing up a "large cream and sugar" coffee order. I personally like the Green Mountain coffee the best. This reminds me..I gotta clean out the coffee cups from my car...The comments made by me are my opinions only, not of the Fire and EMS services I am affiliated with.
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03-22-2005, 11:41 AM #4
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Pretty much any coffee is good coffee to me, unless a probie makes it...I have no idea how they screw it up so bad sometimes.
03-22-2005, 12:55 PM #5
Coffee out of the can. Flavored creamer is a must. Im partial to toasted almond or cinimon vanilla made by Coffee Mate.
If Im on the road, its either Dunkin Donuts or 7-11. The 7-11's around here have a blueberry cream flavored coffee that is fantastic. Add vanila creamer and its the best coffee Ive had anywhere
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03-22-2005, 01:00 PM #6
The only time that I drink coffee is when I am working nights. Then it must be Cowboy Coffee...Weak of heart need not apply!YGBSM!
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03-22-2005, 03:05 PM #7
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Hot flashes and mood swings
I have a friend who's coffee is like mud, so we appropriately named it "Hot flashes and mood swings" You definately will be feeling these after drinking the sludge
03-22-2005, 03:27 PM #8
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Almost any coffe except Starbucks.....too bitter and TOO expensive.I.A.C.O.J. Firefighter/EMT-B
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03-22-2005, 04:21 PM #9
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It doesn't matter to us as long as the new guys have it made before our shift starts and that the pot is always hot and full. We also teach them that it's the first thing they do when they get up in the morning before the rest of the shift gets up.
03-22-2005, 04:29 PM #10
Right from the pot.
Hot & Black.
Isn't this the only way?
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03-22-2005, 04:32 PM #11
About the color of tar, and not too far off on the consistency either!
03-22-2005, 04:46 PM #12Originally posted by ranahan
About the color of tar, and not too far off on the consistency either!"Train as if your life depends on it"
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03-22-2005, 05:17 PM #13
regular size.....2 sugars and cream09-11 .. 343 "All Gave Some..Some Gave ALL" God Bless..R.I.P.
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03-22-2005, 05:21 PM #14
Hot...thick....and black....like my women.
Sorry, just kidding, no offense!
I do like fire station coffee, the stronger the better. A good cup can be eaten with a spoon and fill cracks in the road!!!
03-22-2005, 05:25 PM #15
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Let's be real.
At 0300, when it's 10 degrees, you were fourth due so all you got to was sit on a 2 1/2" master stream (so you're soaked), does it really matter? I would drink hot water strained through dirt at that point.
But under normal circumstances, it's hard to beat Dunkin' Donuts coffee. (I'll bet that didn't surprise anyone).
03-22-2005, 05:32 PM #16
Good one George!!!
No, not surprising at all.
It's Country Kitchen in this neck of the woods!!
03-22-2005, 05:32 PM #17
I do my part to keep my local Starbucks in business...with one just a half mile away fronm the Station, it's my first stop in the way into work and the first one on the way home!"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
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03-22-2005, 08:02 PM #18
I just bought a grind and brew coffeemaker.....fresher is better!
But I have to put many more beans in it than they say, I've been told that my coffee would put hair on Mother Theresa's chest!9/11/01 Never forget Never forgive
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03-22-2005, 11:43 PM #19
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When I am at home, I prefer the fine ground coffee from the supermarket. If I am in the area of one, it is either 7-11, WaWa, or Dunkin Doughnuts.
But it has to be black.
03-22-2005, 11:54 PM #20
I am a weird one ..............love to smell it........cant stand to drink it.......gimmie and iced tea.......IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
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03-23-2005, 12:09 AM #21Originally posted by Weruj1
I am a weird one ..............love to smell it........cant stand to drink it.......gimmie and iced tea.......
Two cans of Pepsi and a three chcolate covered dounts was his morning ritual. For night tours, it was two cans of Pepsi and a package of Hostess Suzie Q's."The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
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03-23-2005, 12:14 AM #22
Timmy Ho's !!!!!!!!!........ XL Black, double cupped. Every morning on the way to work, and every time I head to the ferry to do my time on the little Island.To the world you might be one person, but to one person you just might be the world.
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03-23-2005, 12:18 AM #23
I like things simple, so I'll take mine black. I drink it at work mostly, but I usually stop when I get the shakes.
quoted from George: But under normal circumstances, it's hard to beat Dunkin' Donuts coffee. (I'll bet that didn't surprise anyone).Steve Gallagher
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03-23-2005, 12:37 AM #24Originally posted by CaptainGonzo
I do my part to keep my local Starbucks in business...with one just a half mile away fronm the Station, it's my first stop in the way into work and the first one on the way home!
They're on every street corner up here.
Man, they must be getting edgy about the competition though...saw these guys hanging around near the competetion...Be safe y'all!
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03-23-2005, 01:24 AM #25I am a weird one ..............love to smell it........cant stand to drink it.......gimmie and iced tea.......
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