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    Quote Originally Posted by GWALT View Post
    iKettle - buy at Firebox.com

    And they said I was crazy...
    Pah! Still missing a robot...

    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    Bloody useless without the Robot to make the tea and bring it back to you! I mean you've still got to get out the chair to get the tea
    Last edited by tmcd35; 13th December 2013 at 12:15 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GWALT View Post
    iKettle - buy at Firebox.com

    And they said I was crazy...
    You still have to re-fill or ensure water is in that kettle and I couldn't hear the audio but you would still presumably have to make your own tea and coffee with sugar etc anyway, not to mention pouring milk in and the other stuff in the correct order and with tea , remove the tea bags etc

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    The tea making Robot is quite common.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unixman_again View Post
    The tea making Robot is quite common.
    +1

    This is the one I remember from my childhood:

    WOL Kettle-m51_t87q7kwyqcdd0rtxfhq.jpg

    (note: it both my grandparents had these!)

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    I need a PoE kettle, all of my mains sockets are used up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    I need a PoE kettle, all of my mains sockets are used up.
    the water should be ready just as you're about to go home for the day

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenbeast View Post
    the water should be ready just as you're about to go home for the day
    ...next year...

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    I'd leave it on.

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    I'm sure someone somewhere could write a raspberry pi program for it... The problem would then become that people empty and do not refill said kettle - LeBoyfriend does this every day and it drives me potty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMLightfoot View Post
    I'm sure someone somewhere could write a raspberry pi program for it... The problem would then become that people empty and do not refill said kettle - LeBoyfriend does this every day and it drives me potty.
    But that's the right thing to do, should never re-boil water, especially if making tea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    But that's the right thing to do, should never re-boil water, especially if making tea.
    At last someone who understands tea making. :-)
    Sir, consider yourself repped!

    Edit: oh you can't give rep in the app, have thanks instead :-P
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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    +1

    This is the one I remember from my childhood:

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    (note: it both my grandparents had these!)
    It's the thing I remember from stopping at my grandparents house too. Never knowingly used!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    +1

    This is the one I remember from my childhood:

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    (note: it both my grandparents had these!)
    The Mrs has one beside the bed.

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