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My Most Costly Cup o' Chai Quiz

Updated on June 29, 2014

I Didn't Go in Search of Costly Chai At All

I took the second sip of my hot chai from one of these cups, and presto! I bought a new keyboard.

Not that I was in search of a keyboard - mine worked splendidly. But my keyboard's hygiene regimen did not include a hot shower.

Chai is my favorite hot drink, although I do also love a full bodied, fully creamed, cup of decaffeinated coffee.

Yesterday was just another day, and I was busy at work on my computer. I had a project underway, and a deadline, and things were progressingly nicely.

A simple tip of my hand, and my cup o' chai flowed over my cordless keyboard. Quickly I mopped up the chai that was still outside the keyboard. I tipped it on end and let some drops of chai drip out. Then my blow dryer took over and soon it appeared that all traces of tea were gone.

A quick test showed that it was still connected to my computer, and I could type just fine --- but, the space bar and the enter key were on the fritz.

I packed it up in a flash, in my backpack, and whirred off to the Apple store. Lucky for me, they fit me in with only a short wait! Unlucky for me, my keyboard was irredeemable!

I thought you might like to earn some quiz points and guess which cup or mug was the culprit - the container of my most costly cup o' chai! In case you want to enjoy a variety of chai, at the bottom you'll find some of my choices.

ALL PHOTOS ARE MINE - copyright 2013 by Leslie Sinclair --- NO USE PERMITTED

Did the Yellow Cup & Saucer Spill? #1

Was This The Mug in Question? #2

This smaller china mug sits firmly on the desktop. It's lightweight yet very stable.

Did the Plain Green Mug do the Trick? #3

Is the Handpainted Mug Your Choice? #4

Did This Cup & Saucer Run Me Round? #5

How About the Delicate Fruity Mug? #6

Did Big Fat Bellied Mug Get my Gander? #7

Visuals on Making Very Good Chai Tea

Defend Your Favorite, Coffee or Chai

Is chai even better than coffee as your mainstay?

Yes, since I found chair I'm a devotee.

Yes, since I found chair I'm a devotee.

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Naw, Gimme coffee any day, or any time of day.

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Sleek Hot Milk Frother

This is the perfect gizmo to use on days when I don't want to fill up the espresso machine.

Make Chai Easily - Make it Great

MOCAFE Precious Divinity Spiced Chai Tea Mix, 3-Pound Bag
MOCAFE Precious Divinity Spiced Chai Tea Mix, 3-Pound Bag

Wonderful to have on hand for quick chai for guests.

 

Keurig B70 Platinum Brews Chai

Keurig B70 Platinum Brewing System
Keurig B70 Platinum Brewing System

The ultimate in simplicity for freshly brewed cups of chai.

 

Keurig Chai Cups

Didja Guess? I had to buy a new Keyboard!

The Replacement Keyboard I Bought - for my Mac

Apple Wireless Keyboard Kit MB167LL/A
Apple Wireless Keyboard Kit MB167LL/A

I like the sleek new design. It's lightweight, angled, and stays put.

 

My New Keypad

LMP Bluetooth Wireless Keypad for iMac/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air (WKP-1314)
LMP Bluetooth Wireless Keypad for iMac/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air (WKP-1314)

Now my new keyboard and keypad keep time in unison, just like prior to my pre-chai escapade.

 

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    • goldenrulecomics profile image

      goldenrulecomics 3 years ago

      Clever lens!

    • Melissa Miotke profile image

      Melissa Miotke 4 years ago from Arizona

      I really enjoy Chai tea but I can't drink it all the time.