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Posted Sat Apr 16, 2005, 8:28am
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Great.... just what I always wanted.  My coffee experience to become a TGI Friday kinda thing.

Can you say crossroads folks?  One path leads to coffee nirvana, the other to wacky hats, flashy buttons, and Tom Cruise...
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Posted Sat Apr 16, 2005, 9:49am
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Original and interesting.   I was waiting for one of them to drop a portafilter, but they never did =)    

I wonder how long they practice for and how many broken cups, bent PFs, etc they had during it.  Can you imagine what a portafilter dent would be like after falling to the ground from 7 feet WITH a spin?  phat
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Posted Sat Apr 16, 2005, 11:20am
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Very nice...I've been doing some porta filter flips behind the bar...nothing so extensive that there's a cool down...just nervous energy I guess.
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Posted Sat Apr 16, 2005, 4:47pm
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I've got OCD and a bad habit of spinning anything someone puts in my hand. I once broke a portafilter handle spinning it in my palm waiting for cups to warm...
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Posted Thu Apr 21, 2005, 3:28pm
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nyc_crema Said:

Can you imagine what a portafilter dent would be like after falling to the ground from 7 feet WITH a spin?  phat

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Yeah, that'd be hilarious if it hit and bent the 15 degree out so it became a straight handled pf... or vice versa.
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