Search results

  1. Noctis3880

    how can i overrun the windows time and date? incompetent cybercafe

    Speaking as a tech, I've encountered issues where you can't use any browser because the date/time is off. The Certificates rely on timestamps and it may be related to some security settings on your network (this was on a college network that was locked down pretty good), but yeah, the user...
  2. Noctis3880

    What watch do you wear?

    Definitely the most useful watch I've ever had.
  3. Noctis3880

    Things that just bug ya?

    Roaches. Literally bugs me when I'm drinking a glass of water and find a freaking roach crawling on the glass. Thankfully the Advion roach gel seems to be working. Just every month I need to change out the bait. I live in an apartment, so I suspect I get a fresh batch of roaches from my...
  4. Noctis3880

    clones/copies discussion

    Does this apply to fixed blades at all? I only ask because I figure there are only so many shapes you can grind a blade into, so it's hard to imagine a lot of innovation going on.
  5. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    I get it, but it seems like too much work: I'm usually all worked out by the time I finish cranking out my fine coffee. But I guess I could try adding more pressure after the air is out. On the other hand, if my bowel issues return, then it sounds like I'll need to divorce myself from that...
  6. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    It's only been a few days with my Aeropress, but I'm noticing that despite drinking about 2+ cups a day instead of my usual 1, I'm no longer getting upset bowel movements. There isn't any crema in the coffee, but the full flavor is definitely there(along with the caffeine). Might be an...
  7. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Whereas I would probably go for 1.:D
  8. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Got it! Raised the water temperature from 196 degrees to 208(my instant water heater doesn't allow finer settings), used more beans, and increased the steeping time from 1 min to 2 min. This cup is just right.:thumbsup:
  9. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    I figure either drinking Turkish/Greek killed my taste buds, the French Vanilla creamer is covering the flavor, or those French Roast beans I opened over a month ago might have gone stale. I did think french vanilla was worse than my usual hazelnut at covering the coffee's flavor.
  10. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    I have a metal filter for it, which seems really fine to the eye. The grind setting was stated to be for turkish, there was a bit of sediment, but not anything you would notice while drinking. I only noticed it because of the creamer I used.
  11. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Yeah, the included instructions were terrible. 175 degrees brewing temp, no steeping. I did make another 2 cups. My general impression was that it wasn't really much different from my pour over metal filter, which is kind of interesting. The reason I say that is because when I turn it over...
  12. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Picked this up from UPS this morning. I'm pretty sure I did it all wrong since I kind of didn't let the thing steep and just pressed it through(which was surprisingly easy given the fine grind) instantly.
  13. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    I'll look into that, but I doubt I'll be using a caffeine alternative. My previous heavy consumption of energy drinks without the accompanying bowel issues would suggest that it's probably just the unfiltered coffee that might be upsetting it, or it could be the creamer. In any event, a rather...
  14. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Well the taste is pretty good, but I've been running into a different dilemma lately. Coffee acts like a pretty strong laxative to me, so after I drink it I'll have the runs anywhere from 30 minutes to the next 3-4 hours even. So nowadays I kind of have to balance staying awake or dealing with...
  15. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Can't get much faster than tossing the coffee grinds into a cup and pouring boiling water into it.:cool:
  16. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    I think simply using creamer is an easy trick. Helps you know when to stop drinking.:thumbsup:
  17. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Hmm, not bad. I definitely got the full flavor the bean has to offer. We'll see about the caffeine content after my class is done.:thumbsup:
  18. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    I don't have any special tools to prepare it authentically. I was referring to the low budget method of just tossing the grinds unfiltered into a cup of boiling hot water and stirring it a bit. Of course, that might ironically extract less of the coffee than my mini expresso maker since I'm...
  19. Noctis3880

    Coffee

    Anyone try the Turkish method yet? I was thinking about giving it a shot tomorrow. One cup in the morning isn't cutting it anymore.:cool:
  20. Noctis3880

    Game of Thrones

    Eh, they started it off with incest, so I suppose it's only right they end it there as well.:thumbsup:
Top