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2013 Poll Results
Mar 22, 2013 Poll
What features do you like most in a Community Website
Social Media Interaction
  27%
Direct Messaging
  8%
Customized Home Page
  12%
Your Own Micro Blog
  6%
Advanced Comments System
  12%
Ability to Rate Everything
  11%
Favorites System for Saving Pages
  13%
Personal Photo Library
  4%
Facebook Interactivity
  2%
Google+ Interactivity
  2%
More Video Ability / Usage
  4%
198 votes cast
   
2012 Poll Results
Nov 14, 2012 Poll
What's on your Holiday Wish List?
Espresso Machine
  30%
Grinder
  26%
Siphon Brewer
  6%
Auto Drip Brewer
  5%
Manual Drip Brewer
  3%
Coffee Subcription
  6%
Espresso Cups
  7%
Other
  16%
188 votes cast
Mar 15, 2012 Poll
What kind of content do you want more of on CoffeeGeek
How Tos and Guides
  31%
Global Coffee Culture
  5%
Barista Competitions
  1%
Coffee Farming
  5%
Home Barista Skills
  25%
Prof. Barista Skills
  7%
Coffee Reviews
  14%
More General Espresso
  8%
More General Coffee
  5%
355 votes cast
Mar 2, 2012 Poll
What do you think of the new original content on CoffeeGeek?
A great mix
  26%
A good start
  46%
Okay but needs more
  18%
Not enough
  1%
Kind of boring
  5%
Didn't notice
  4%
78 votes cast
2010 Poll Results
Sep 28, 2010 Poll
What is more beneficial to taste + community
Latte Art Throwdowns
  15%
Espresso "Spro Downs"
  85%
376 votes cast
Aug 7, 2010 Poll
What is your opinion on Fair Trade coffee (not taste, as a program)?
Love it - it's perfect!
  6%
Like it - it's okay.
  22%
Neutral on it
  25%
Tolerate - it needs improvement
  24%
Don't like it - very flawed.
  23%
149 votes cast
 
2009 Poll Results
Mar 22, 2009 Poll
Would you pay for expanded services on the new CG? (Existing services stay free)
Yes, $24.95 per year
  5%
Yes, $20.00 per year
  7%
Yes, $10.00 per year
  17%
Yes, donation per year
  20%
No
  52%
1,052 votes cast
Feb 4, 2009 Poll
Pick one feature you'd most like to see in a new CoffeeGeek
More professional reviews
  59%
More opinion articles
  8%
A full featured news / info blog
  7%
Enhanced member pages
  2%
More media - video, photos, etc
  7%
More regular podcasts
  9%
Advanced, full feature forums
  4%
A favorites (any article or page) feature
  2%
More social networking integration
  2%
245 votes cast
 
2008 Poll Results
Dec 8, 2008 Poll
If CoffeeGeek were to publish more pro reviews, what would you like to see?
More coffee makers covered
  11%
More semi-auto espresso machines
  31%
More grinder reviews, please
  16%
More super automatic reviews
  4%
More home roasters
  19%
I'm okay with how it is now
  19%
369 votes cast
Jan 21, 2008 Poll
What city would you like to see the SCAA Trade Show in?
Anaheim
  8%
Atlanta
  14%
Charlotte
  8%
Long Beach
  7%
Minneapolis
  12%
Vancouver
  34%
Pittsburgh
  16%
878 votes cast
Jan 19, 2008 Poll
Single origin, or blends for your espresso?
Espresso should always be a blend
  18%
Prefer blends, but sometimes single origin
  29%
Prefer single origin, by sometimes try blends
  10%
Single origin for espresso is the only way
  3%
Both - why choose?
  40%
72 votes cast
2007 Poll Results
Oct 6, 2007 Poll
Have you tried a Cup of Excellence coffee this year?
Yes - More than one
  29%
Yes - one so far
  12%
No
  32%
What is CoE?
  27%
816 votes cast
Sep 22, 2007 Poll
Are you confused over all the Esmeralda offerings this season?
No, it's easy to tell which is auction lot and which is not
  9%
Sometimes - some retailers could be more clear
  13%
Yes - it's hard to tell which is which
  13%
Yes, I bought some, thinking it was auction lot, and it wasn't
  1%
I haven't been paying attention
  51%
I don't care one way or another
  13%
144 votes cast
Jul 8, 2007 Poll
Pick the next CoffeeGeek YouTube Video you'd like to see
How To: The Perfect Iced Americano
  16%
How To: Cleaning an espresso machine
  25%
Review: Ascaso Steel Walkthrough
  1%
Review: Krups XP Series Walkthrough
  1%
Guide: What makes a Semi Auto "Semi"
  3%
How To: Roasting with a popcorn popper
  21%
How To: Tamping the modified "Staub" way
  22%
1stLook: KitchenAid Espresso Walkthrough
  5%
1stLook: Baratza Virtuoso, Maestro Plus
  5%
602 votes cast
Jun 20, 2007 Poll
Should CoffeeGeek be reviewing Super Automatics?
Yes - both First Looks and Detailed Reviews
  38%
Yes - but only as QuickShot Reviews
  6%
Yes - but only as First Looks
  2%
Maybe - if they are truly groundbreaking
  42%
No - they have no place in pro reviews on this site
  11%
202 votes cast
Jun 2, 2007 Poll
What do you think about the $130 Best of Panama Auction?
Ridiculous and bad for the coffee biz
  9%
Overpriced, I wouldn't buy it.
  32%
Priced high, but I would buy it.
  9%
Priced well, good for coffee!
  8%
Best thing ever to happen in coffee!
  5%
Don't know, want to know more.
  22%
Don't know, don't care
  15%
184 votes cast
Apr 24, 2007 Poll
Tell us what you'd like covered most at the 2007 SCAA
Consumer espresso machines
  33%
Consumer coffee machines
  10%
Grinders
  16%
Professional espresso machines
  5%
Barista Competition
  9%
Producers (farmer) stories
  12%
Educational Seminars
  13%
The social events
  1%
243 votes cast
Jan 24, 2007 Poll
What browser do you use to visit CoffeeGeek
Firefox 2.0 Mac / PC
  39%
Firefox 1.5 Mac / PC
  6%
Mozilla / Firefox (earlier than 1.5)
  1%
Opera 9
  2%
Opera 8
 0%
Opera 7 or lower
 0%
Safari (Mac)
  19%
Internet Explorer 7.0
  22%
Internet Explorer 6.x
  7%
Internet Explorer 5.x
  1%
Other
  3%
956 votes cast
Jan 16, 2007 Poll
How wide in pixels is your screen used to read CoffeeGeek?
1800 pixels or bigger
  6%
1600 pixels
  10%
1280 pixels
  40%
1024 pixels
  32%
800 pixels
  2%
Smaller than 800 pixels
 0%
I don't know
  9%
180 votes cast
 
2006 Poll Results
Nov 26, 2006 Poll
Are you making a donation to CoffeeKids this year?
Yes, already have
  28%
Planning to
  22%
Not this year
  51%
199 votes cast
Nov 14, 2006 Poll
The 2006 Holiday Gift List is coming. Will you use the Wish List?
Yes!
  26%
Maybe!
  28%
No!
  21%
What's the wish list?
  25%
151 votes cast
Aug 24, 2006 Poll
Can you taste different flavours in the cup?
I need cream and sugar
  2%
Every coffee tastes similar
 0%
Can appreciate, barely distinguish
  14%
I identify the stronger flavours
  41%
I can identify most flavours
  36%
I should be a judge
  5%
I am an accredited judge!
  2%
683 votes cast
Jun 30, 2006 Poll
Buying a new grinder in 2006?
Yes, already have
  33%
Yes, plan to this year
  18%
Thinking about it
  14%
Probably not
  14%
No plans at all
  21%
591 votes cast
Jun 4, 2006 Poll
What is your favourite part of CoffeeGeek
Opinion Articles
  3%
Professional Reviews
  14%
Forums
  60%
Consumer Reviews
  11%
Guides and How Tos
  10%
Resource Section
  1%
Trip Reports
  1%
233 votes cast
May 14, 2006 Poll
Buying a new espresso machine in 2006?
Yes, already have
  26%
Yes, plan to this year
  19%
Thinking about it
  16%
Probably not
  18%
No, not at all
  20%
325 votes cast
Apr 21, 2006 Poll
How much coffee does your household consume weekly?
Less than 1/2 pound
  10%
1/2 pound
  32%
1 pound
  44%
2 or more pounds
  13%
357 votes cast
   
2005 Poll Results
Oct 20, 2005 Poll
How many times have you used CoffeeGeek to guide your coffee related purchases?
Everytime
  25%
Most of the time
  37%
Occasionally
  12%
Once
  4%
Not directly
  2%
Never
  2%
I'm new here!
  18%
1,284 votes cast
Sep 1, 2005 Poll
Do you know someone affected by Hurricane Katrina
Yes, in the area
  31%
Yes, as a volunteer
  10%
No
  60%
294 votes cast
May 2, 2005 Poll
How much are you willing to spend on espresso equipment (grinder + machine)
Less than $500
  13%
$500 - $1,000
  29%
$1,000 - $1,500
  22%
$1,500 - $2,000
  20%
Money's no object
  14%
Nothing.
  1%
820 votes cast
Apr 22, 2005 Poll
What country do you live in.
Canada
  13%
United States
  57%
Australia
  9%
New Zealand
  3%
Sweden
  3%
Norway
  1%
Denmark
  3%
Holland
  1%
Italy
  1%
France
  1%
United Kingdom
  3%
Spain
 0%
Other
  6%
396 votes cast
Apr 11, 2005 Poll
Are you going to SCAA 2005 in Seattle?
Yes
  11%
No
  83%
I don't know what that is
  6%
171 votes cast
Mar 15, 2005 Poll
Simple Question: Are you male or female?
Male
  81%
Female
  19%
417 votes cast
2004 Poll Results
Dec 3, 2004 Poll
What is the most beautiful vacuum brewer?
Cona "D" Vacuum Coffee Maker
  30%
Hario Nouveau Vac Pot
  12%
Hario Technica Vac Pot
  3%
Royal Balance Brewers
  26%
Bodum Santos Glass
  23%
Sunbeam CoffeeMaster Series
  6%
290 votes cast
Jul 19, 2004 Poll
What attribute to you appreciate the most in espresso?
Full Body
  44%
Acidity
  2%
Floral Notes
  1%
Fruit: blueberries, cherries, etc.
  5%
Chocolate and/or caramel
  26%
Vanilla
  2%
The more crema, the better
  20%
Peets-like Carbon, yumm!
  1%
812 votes cast
May 19, 2004 Poll
Do you home roast?
Yes, consumer roasting device
  30%
Yes, professional roasting device
  2%
Yes, popcorn popper
  13%
Yes, other
  8%
No, but want to
  23%
No
  22%
No, I didn't know you could homeroast
  2%
605 votes cast
May 3, 2004 Poll
Mimic'ed from CoffeeKid.com: Are you in the coffee biz or not?
No, I'm an enthusiast!
  78%
Yes, Retailer
  5%
Yes, Roaster (/Retailer)
  3%
Yes, Barista
  10%
Yes, Manufacturer / Importer
  1%
Yes, Grower
 0%
Yes, Other
  3%
299 votes cast
Apr 29, 2004 Poll
How long do you wait to use beans that are just roasted?
Immediately
  4%
Within 12 hours
  9%
After a day
  40%
After two days
  31%
After three days
  11%
It's like wine - aging makes it better
  5%
93 votes cast
Apr 12, 2004 Poll
Are you going to the SCAA Atlanta Show?
Yes!
  11%
No, but want to!
  59%
No, what is it?
  11%
No, don't care.
  20%
170 votes cast
Apr 2, 2004 Poll
What kind of reporting on SCAA Atlanta would you like?
End of the day short reports, no photos
  2%
End of the day mini reports, some photos
  30%
One or two day delay reports, comprehensive with photos
  26%
Three or four day delay reports, exhaustive!
  10%
"Live from the Floor" multiple updates per day, plus comprehensive reports in a week or two
  16%
What the heck is an SCAA?
  16%
129 votes cast
Apr 1, 2004 Poll
We're thinking about shutting down CoffeeGeek. Can you guess the reason?
It's become too much of a monster that we can't manage
  29%
We realised that coffee is just coffee, nothing more
  14%
The bandwidth costs are just too much
  28%
Tired of the nit picking in the forums
  3%
This whole web thing is just a fad
  6%
We've discovered the true calling: TeaGeek.com
  21%
101 votes cast
Mar 29, 2004 Poll
What's the most important thing for making good espresso?
The machine
  6%
The water quality
  1%
The bean quality
  21%
Bean freshness
  21%
The grind quality
  36%
Grind freshness
  4%
Tamping and dose
  2%
I don't know
  10%
120 votes cast
Mar 23, 2004 Poll
Does your "significant other" like coffee?
Even more than I do
  3%
As much as I do
  18%
Almost as much as I do
  19%
Yes but casually
  31%
Is indifferent to it
  3%
Not very much
  6%
Not at all - s/he thinks I'm nuts
  21%
159 votes cast
Mar 17, 2004 Poll
How often to you add flavors to coffee?
Always - more the better
  3%
50% of the time
  5%
Not at home, only when out
  2%
Once in a while as a treat
  12%
Sugar and or milk only
  34%
Never, I'm a purist
  44%
186 votes cast
Jan 14, 2004 Poll
How often do you access coffeegeek?
Several times a day
  29%
Once per day
  23%
2 to 4 times per week
  26%
Once per week
  10%
Couple of times a month
  8%
Once per month
  1%
When I get upgrade fever
  3%
478 votes cast
2003 Poll Results
Dec 7, 2003 Poll
Wish List on the Holiday Gift List - Do you:
Like and already used it
  34%
Like and plan to use it
  23%
Like but won't use it
  20%
Don't like
  1%
Haven't seen it yet
  21%
137 votes cast
Nov 28, 2003 Poll
What do you usually drink?
filter drip coffee
  15%
press pot
  10%
vacuum brewed
  7%
espresso
  63%
moka pot
  2%
office coffee
 0%
coffee shop coffee
  2%
tea (leave, now!)
  2%
193 votes cast
Nov 21, 2003 Poll
What is your preferred espresso drink?
ristretto
  16%
normal espresso
  24%
macchiato
  10%
americano
  7%
cappuccino
  21%
latte
  16%
mocha
  5%
cafe breve
  1%
cafe suisse
 0%
221 votes cast
Nov 15, 2003 Poll
What is your preferred coffee roast?
Light (cinnamon)
  1%
Medium (city roast)
  18%
Darker Medium (full city)
  49%
Light Dark (light french)
  16%
Dark (french roast)
  11%
Really Dark (*$s)
  4%
134 votes cast
Nov 5, 2003 Poll
What do you think of the new CoffeeGeek Site
Love it!
  48%
Like it a lot!
  40%
It's okay
  6%
It's the same
  1%
It's too slow
  3%
I don't like it
  2%
191 votes cast
 
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