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Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:32
Just to be clear, because your post wasn't - I'm looking cheap, genuine nespresso pods.
blindtom
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:33
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I just buy the Taylor ones from Amazon. If you buy 60 at a time they are reasonably cheap, taste fine and unlike some of the other 3rd party pods actually work well with the machine.
Montagueh
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:35
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tbf, the Lidl crap brand ones are very good...and cheap as chips...
calmly chaotic
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:37
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Tell your employer that Nespresso pods are environmentally unfriendly and they should invest in a proper coffee machine.
calmly chaotic
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:37
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And that they should not expect you to supply your own coffee, the fvcking cheapskates. Where do you work, the public sector?
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:42
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okay, can we rewind this. I appreciate the rof response to any question is to answer a slightly different question. It's why clients really appreciate the off-point advice they get constantly from lawyers...

All I wanted was info on where I might get a slightly better deal for genuine nespresso pods. that's it. Nothing else is required. If you don't know, please don't waste valuable finger energy typing.
calmly chaotic
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:45
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My finger energy is not that valuable. Probably because I work somewhere I have to supply my own tea/coffee. What's your excuse?
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:46
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a useful precedent for a response is:[I]

I buy genuine nespresso pods from [INSERT NAME OF RETAILER/WEBSITE] in pack of [INSERT NUMBER OF UNITS] at a unit cost of [INSERT UNIT COST].

polz
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:47
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my employer is cheap, but even they supply the pods (an dispose of them for recycling)!

tell your employer you didn't sign up to ryan air employment conditions.
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:47
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I work from 3 offices. One has genuine nespresso flying saucers (free), one is my home (better coffee, self-financed) the other is a serviced office where there is a pod machine but no pods.
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:55
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hah. No, I'm not actually cranky. I am attempting humour by

(a) pointing out the lawyer's normal reaction to a query isn't "sorry, don't know" but to explain why the client asked the wrong question before re-casting the question as something they do know about; and

(b) drafting a precedent.
camenbert
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:58
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I am willing to bet that any coffee forum has much stronger and more nastily-expressed views on nespresso pods...
Montagueh
Posted - 20 March 2017 10:59
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Lady gets her "cheap" Nespresso pods off Amazon...cheapest she's found...
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 11:02
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coffee people do not do nespresso.

thank you Montie - that's an actual answer...
without prejudice
Posted - 20 March 2017 11:16
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50 genuine pods for £29. Isn't that about twice the price of the Nespresso shop?
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 11:23
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well there you go, it seems you're right. 50 pods from nespresso for £18.50. I will be passing one of their boutiques next week. Job dun. thanks.
Father CYPmas
Posted - 20 March 2017 11:53
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those aren't nespresso. they are nespresso compatible...