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Old 05-08-2018, 10:21 AM
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tea for me all the way!!!!!!

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Coffee's good when you're up before dawn with a big day ahead of you.

Iced tea was one of the few things I liked about Texas.

Peppermint tea with honey, lemon, and a shot of whiskey is a good cure for a cold.
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If I had to chose between the two -- coffee hands down. Always start the day with a double espresso made from beans I grind every morning.

I used to drink it throughout the day, but now I switch to tea in the afternoon -- for the most part. But I'll have coffee if I really need a mid afternoon jolt.

And I'm with Ed, I love iced tea -- but not the southern variety of "sweet tea" that has about 3 pounds of sugar per glass. That stuff makes me gag.
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Coffee... a drop of cream, no sugar.

Tea makes my tongue numb.
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
Coffee... a drop of cream, no sugar.

Tea makes my tongue numb.
You're probably steeping coca leaves.
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
Coffee... a drop of cream, no sugar.

Tea makes my tongue numb.
really? I would have thought coffee would. it is stronger and bitter.
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"...depends then..." voiced the goblin while thinking over it for a moment, then explaining "...coffee to awaken myself, or then again an infusion of something when I need more liquid in me...", meanwhile the night had crept in with the silence, and only the odd spec of white over geneva's city hinted that the sky was indeed cloudless, the goblin felt the question prompt him into going into the kitchen, and it was only the need of sleep later that pushed his decision towards an infusion too, coffee would still be nice though
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In the morning, I have a cup of coffee. It always makes me shit and you never want to carry around the previous day's shit with you; you want a fresh start. After my morning coffee, I'm done with it. I've never understood how people could swill it all day (unless it's an Irish coffee). The few times that I've consumed more than my morning cup I always fell victim that staggering zombie cracked out feeling.

Throughout the day, I'll drink tea. Sometimes, I order various blends of loose leaf tea from places like Adagio or Tea Republic. I tend to enjoy gunpowder and jasmine. I'm okay with drinking black tea, but if your tea experience is limited to your standard box of Lipton, you should really branch out. There's a ton of shit out there. I usually have some Earl Grey on hand.

I've been drinking more green tea recently. I like the flavor for one thing, but I also like to bullshit myself into believing that I'm doing something healthy.
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sphsane how do I pronounce your username?
coffee is trendy I am not sure why it can be quite nasty in the heat but pleasant in winter.
I don't like coffee the taste of it can be quite dry and bitter
tea is better I drink chai or earl grey never tried lipton and I don't think I will ever.
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Originally Posted by Nacia View Post
sphsane how do I pronounce your username?.


He responds well to “hey, you fucker!”

But, “hey, you asshole, and hey you homo,” also work.

You pick...
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
He responds well to “hey, you fucker!”

But, “hey, you asshole, and hey you homo,” also work.

You pick...
do I really have to?
I wont pick neither.
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Originally Posted by Nacia View Post
sphsane how do I pronounce your username?
I was originally trying to do initials. S. P. I don't think it would let me do it at the time, or maybe I was drunk.

I used to get drunk and write a lot, but I've backed off the booze. I don't go to meetings or anything. I don't know that there's really a good reason for sobering up at the age of 69 (I'm 70 now and 69 when I stopped last year). I mean there comes a point where you say "fuck it! The damage is done."

I've written very little when I was the influence of something, but I've discovered that can muster stupid shit sober just as well. Anyway, I think I was trying to be like J.D. Salinger or S. H. Hinton or J.C. Christ. But you didn't ask for my whole goddamned autobiography. Sorry.
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Originally Posted by spshane View Post
I was originally trying to do initials. S. P. I don't think it would let me do it at the time, or maybe I was drunk.



I used to get drunk and write a lot, but I've backed off the booze. I don't go to meetings or anything. I don't know that there's really a good reason for sobering up at the age of 69 (I'm 70 now and 69 when I stopped last year). I mean there comes a point where you say "fuck it! The damage is done."



I've written very little when I was the influence of something, but I've discovered that can muster stupid shit sober just as well. Anyway, I think I was trying to be like J.D. Salinger or S. H. Hinton or J.C. Christ. But you didn't ask for my whole goddamned autobiography. Sorry.


So your name is Steven, then?
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
So your name is Steven, then?


Sorry.





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Originally Posted by spshane View Post
I was originally trying to do initials. S. P. I don't think it would let me do it at the time, or maybe I was drunk.

I used to get drunk and write a lot, but I've backed off the booze. I don't go to meetings or anything. I don't know that there's really a good reason for sobering up at the age of 69 (I'm 70 now and 69 when I stopped last year). I mean there comes a point where you say "fuck it! The damage is done."

I've written very little when I was the influence of something, but I've discovered that can muster stupid shit sober just as well. Anyway, I think I was trying to be like J.D. Salinger or S. H. Hinton or J.C. Christ. But you didn't ask for my whole goddamned autobiography. Sorry.
I think it looks like you may get away with shane taking the SP out
I agree drinking to get drunk and writing is just not a match to be made in heaven.
impressed to hear you backed off the booze . how easy was it?
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Originally Posted by Prodigalson View Post
You're probably steeping coca leaves.
haha just noticed this.
coca leaves. I don't think it is possible to get hold of that I don't think.
I know someone who took them a long time ago to climb a mountain in south America. whether that is still available now for mountaineers is a question to be had.
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