pineapplejuicer I have one, he's not nearly as helpful...although admittedly I have never tried this
chumbucket Monkeys are better until you serve them beer
Syd Midnight I've had them, just make sure you pick a smart one with a good personality, and you have a high tolerance for high-pitched noise because they don't sing well but that doesn't stop them from doing it for hours at a time.
poorwill I prefer instant to real. All serious coffee drinkers do.
godot U.S. instant coffee is markedly inferior to freeze dried elsewhere. Try Nescafe Classico from the Latin section of a large grocery. Its not great, but its way better than the truly vile swill marketed by U.S. Nescafe. Recommended for hiking.
twinkieafternoon That bird was so frightened and confused. And he goes through that every morning.