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I should add:

I'm not a coffee regular. I drink 3-5 servings a week, made with lower-middle-class beans in a moka pot for utilitarian reasons. I'm neither picky about it or reliant on it in my daily routine.

The other has a very expensive, fully automatic espresso maker that will grind the beans, froth the milk for a latte, and gets it perfect every time at the touch of a button, but uses generic store-brand beans. To him, as long as the coffee is made well, the beans don't matter.

Which is the greater coffee snob?

I have two friends who both drink a lot of coffee, and who would describe themselves as picky when it comes to getting a good cup, but they're very different in their approaches.

One prefers drip (and will go so far as buying camp-stove drip coffee makers for camping trips) and will decry the use of any brands of bean that don't cut it. The beans must be one of his preferred, more expensive brands.

The day after , you can tell who's from BC and who's from Alberta because the BC-ers talk while the Albertans talk about sans-BC independence.

Writing a "why (if you like Twitter's format) should join a Mastodon instance" blog post, so feel free to gimme your reasons and also suggested instances for different demog-groups.

Which Charlotte's Web film is objectively better?

In many ways, iOS 13 feels like a lame minor update (not to mention the bugs) but the improvements to Maps and CarPlay sure are nice, according to my wife.

What's the best free podcast player for iOS? Recently had to switch to iPhone and can't find anything as good as podcast addict which would let me listen live and also kept updated album art.

Oh man! I didn't know I could use Friends / Acquaintances / Relatives to buy things from other people!

Glad to see that @adam isn't the only person preaching against the religion of climate change hursh.ca/2019/09/climate-actio

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