Sometimes it's hard to make coffee before coffee

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manac
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Nate42
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#2: Post by Nate42 »

I might have experienced a few permutations of this problem... :lol:

thirdcrackfourthwave
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#3: Post by thirdcrackfourthwave »

Been there, done that.

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Jeff
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#4: Post by Jeff »

My classic move is to have the switch on from puffing the previous shot, adding beans, and closing the cover with the basket and funnel nowhere near the chute.

jpender
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#5: Post by jpender »

Started pulling a shot without a cup in place this A.M.

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Randy G.
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#6: Post by Randy G. »

Ages ago I went to fill the reservoir of Silvia and nearly poured water into Rocky.
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MB
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#7: Post by MB »

Bottomless and basketless.

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slybarman
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#8: Post by slybarman »

I've had this exact thought many times.

GorchT
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#9: Post by GorchT »

MB wrote:Bottomless and basketless.

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So basically the biggest possible area for extraction, so should be good :P

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RapidCoffee
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#10: Post by RapidCoffee »

Oh yass. I prep the basket outside the portafilter, and periodically forget to insert it. Shot tends to be kinda weak. :roll:

Then there's the time I poured orange juice into my "cappuccino". Latte art definitely suffers.
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