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    Tea bag in first then add water, remove teabag then add milk.
    165
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    Tea bag in first then add water, add milk then remove teabag.
    81
    28.13%
    Water in first then add Teabag, remove teabag then add milk.
    16
    5.56%
    Water in first then add Teabag, add milk then remove teabag.
    8
    2.78%
    Milk first then adding water/teabag.
    18
    6.25%

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    (Original post by Prandtl)
    If I'm making for myself it's usually:

    Teabag in.
    Water in.
    Drink.

    No milk? Leave teabag in?
    This is just madness...

    Or a fruit tea...
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    You can't just remove the teabag, it MUST be squeezed!
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    (Original post by Motorbiker)
    No milk? Leave teabag in?
    This is just madness...

    Or a fruit tea...
    Yeah leave teabag in usually unless I'm soon to go to bed. For all tea types I have.. Just prefer the stronger stewed taste
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    Am i the only one who puts in 3-4 teaspoons of sugar?
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    (Original post by InadequateJusticex)
    Am i the only one who puts in 3-4 teaspoons of sugar?
    That's an obscene amount! Probably not the only one though
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    I don't care, my tea still tastes **** regardless, haha.
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    (Original post by InadequateJusticex)
    Am i the only one who puts in 3-4 teaspoons of sugar?
    3-4 more than you should, and probably.
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    (Original post by InadequateJusticex)
    Am i the only one who puts in 3-4 teaspoons of sugar?
    Nope! I normally put between no sugar to 2 dessert spoons, or 4 teaspoons of sugar, depending what I'm having :blushing:
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    Any post that includes "add sugar" at any point, is making tea wrong. Categorically.
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    (Original post by e aí rapaz)
    Any post that includes "add sugar" at any point, is making tea wrong. Categorically.
    Or milk
    Or that uses the word "bag" in conjuction with "tea"

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    (Original post by Changing Skies)
    I do:

    -add teabag
    -pour water and leave to brew
    -remove teabag
    -add milk
    -add sugar

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    Also known as the correct way

    (Original post by 29Bilal96)
    - teabag in
    - sugar in
    - water in
    - milk in
    - remove teabag
    No. Never milk before teabag removal, just why?
    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    Well for me, it goes:

    1. Add sugar
    2. Add milk
    3. Add water and stir
    4. Add tea bag and let it brew
    That's new, still end up with milky tea bag though

    (Original post by Rosie786)
    What if I don't add water at all?

    Put in tea bag
    Add sugar
    Put in hot milk.
    Take tea bag out
    Mix it.
    :eek:
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    Here's how it's done:

    ~Sugar in first so you can see that it's all dissolved plus you don't get those weird tea/sugar lumps in your sugar.
    ~Add hot water
    ~Add tea bag once sugar has dissolved
    ~Remove tea bag once tea has reached desired strength
    ~Add milk

    How can anyone argue with that it's perfection!
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    (Original post by victoriajackson)
    Here's how it's done:

    ~Sugar in first so you can see that it's all dissolved plus you don't get those weird tea/sugar lumps in your sugar.
    ~Add hot water
    ~Add tea bag once sugar has dissolved
    ~Remove tea bag once tea has reached desired strength
    ~Add milk

    How can anyone argue with that it's perfection!
    Easily, you used a bag D:
    And milk :/
    And sugar

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Easily, you used a bag D:
    And milk :/
    And sugar

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    That's for my morning tea, it varies what I have sometimes just milk sometimes just sugar and sometimes nothing, I like to mix it up I'm crazy like that.
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    Shall I show you the Indian way? :cool:

    1) Add half a cup (mug you're going to drink in) of water and half a cup of milk into a pan..
    2) Add tbsp of loose tea (I like it strong)
    3) let the stuff come to a boil and stir occasionally.
    4) Pour it out into a mug.. make sure you use a sieve (small ones) to get rid of loose tea
    5) Add one tsp of sugar and mix
    6) Drink it.. it tastes awesome!!!





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    (Original post by victoriajackson)
    That's for my morning tea, it varies what I have sometimes just milk sometimes just sugar and sometimes nothing, I like to mix it up I'm crazy like that.
    Still far from properly done if using bags D:

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Still far from properly done if using bags D:

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    Nah bags are good, less effort
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    (Original post by victoriajackson)
    Nah bags are good, less effort
    No less effort, but much worse tea, I mean, have you seen what actually goes into bags? It's all the crap left over after taking the leaves off for proper tea.

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    If you put milk in whilst the tea bag is in I think you seriously need to reevaluate your life. As well as that, people who put the sugar in after they have added the milk, it's incorrect - and inefficient, as the sugar dissolves faster in boiling tea.
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    Use a tea pot steep for a few minutes remove the bag pour into cups and add milk!

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