Sunday, 7 April 2013

Giveaway Wahl Eco Kettle ~ Review



Every time you use a normal kettle, it is almost certain that you will boil a lot more water than necessary wasting time, energy, and adding to carbon emissions.With the ECO Kettle we can boil as much or as little water that we need. The Wahl ECO Kettle looks like a stylish electric jug kettle in appearance but it has a special feature; an internal reservoir that holds a full capacity of water ready for use, and the ECO control knob allows any quantity; from a single cupful to full capacity  to be released into the separate chamber for boiling. This results in only boiling the amount of water you need and there will be no more wasting of energy boiling surplus water.

Wahl sent me this kettle to review, the kettle has a nice jug like appearance, its light weight with clear marking on the side in milliliters so you know exactly how much water is in the boiling chamber. The lid has a a central control knob that you can lock to boil the complete kettle. A removable filter in the spout is an added feature that enables you to remove it to clean it for scale periodically. The chrome finish gives the kettle a classy look. The kettle also has an auto cut out should you accidently switch the kettle on without water in it. 
My only concern was I found the central locking knob a little flimsy and difficult to twist whilst locking the lid to fully boil the kettle.I  was worried that if I over twisted it it would break off.Also when you refill the kettle and if  the knob on the lid is left in locked position it will not click shut and could cause an accident as the lid would remain partly open and cause a spill.

My rating  for this kettle:
Style 5/5
Function 4/5
Design 4/5
Energy saving 5/5
Total score 18/20

I would definitely recommend this kettle as I love the feature of only boiling the necessary amount of water and saving energy. The ECO kettle has been awarded the prestigious 'Recommended' mark by the Energy Saving Trust .I am not surprised at this as it really is an energy saving kettle.To see how the kettle works in action you can click this video

Thankyou to Wahl for sending me the Eco Kettle to trial. All the opinions and views expressed in this review  are my own.

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292 comments:

  1. My microwave is my little friend :)

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  2. My Washing Machine, I don't fancy hand washing everything!

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  3. Toaster, i love toast, crumpets, bagels, hot cross buns, everything toasted!

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  4. Toaster, i love anything toasted

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  5. My kettle! Without my first cuppa of the day I'm useless!

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  6. The grater as I'm addicted to grated cheese!

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  7. A useful review. Thank you. We should all about saving energy these days. We'll definitely consider this kettle the next time we replace ours, which will be soon. I love the facility for boiling the exact amount of water needed, a clever idea.

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  8. Has to be the kettle as it's used so much

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  9. Has to be the kettle as it's used so much

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  10. I couldn't cope without my electric can opener as I have severe rheumatoid arthritis

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  11. My foldable chopping board - invaluable

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  12. I cant be without my toaster in my kitchen!

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  13. I couldn`t live without my micro grater I use it every day and saves me so much time

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  14. I cant live without my toaster in the kitchen. perfect warm buttery toast is the best way to start the day

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  15. I could not live without my micro grater , its brilliant and it saves me so much time and i use it every meal time

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  16. My potato peeler is the one thing I can't do without

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  17. Sorry, posted my last comment before I meant to...
    As for the gadget I can't be without. I think my Andrew James hand mixer... the most powerful hand mixer I've ever used.

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  18. my washing machine as the washing never seems to end

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  19. I can't live without my blender - I use it every day.

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  20. my blender - use it eveyday for smoothies

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  21. I love the look of this kettle

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  22. I love the look of this kettle.

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  23. I love the look of this kettle

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  24. Couldn't live without my halogen oven - fantastic and cooks so much quicker.

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  25. my george foreman, i love grilling with it, makes it so much easier

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  26. my kettle is my favourite gadget.

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  27. My kettle first thing i do is get a cup of tea in the morning.

    linz.1979@hotmail.co.uk
    Lynsey Buchanan

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  28. I could not be without my coffee frothed! It mixes and whizzes my coffee like a professional machine.

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  29. i couldn't live without my blender, saves so much time when cooking/baking!

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  30. It's very boring, but I'm afraid it's my potato peeler-I'd be lost without it!

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  31. could not live without my kettle for my morning cuppa (though its not as nice as the one you're giving away!!)

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  32. My kitchen gadget I'd be lost without is panini press, it's so handy for paninai's but also great to make cheese on toast, had it years and really would be lost without it.

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  33. I couldn`t live without my microwave.

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  34. that would have to be the kettle i couldn't live without a brew

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  35. I have a potato peeler which is absolutely wonderful - and I've never been able to find another as good! It peels vegetables and potatoes really thinly and quickly.

    Hazel Rea - @beachrambler

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  36. A kettle. How can you survive without a kettle.
    A simple cuppa can right the world's wrongs....cheer up a sad someone and say welcome friend.
    every home needs a good kettle !

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  37. i cannot do without my electric hand blender lol

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  38. I can't be without .... a kettle!

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  39. my slowcooker, energy and time saving!!

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  40. I use my food steamer every day....I couldn't live without it.

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  41. I couldn't live without my steamer...I use it almost every day.

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  42. I would be lost in the kitchen without my chef's knife. I use it for preparing just about everything

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  43. I'd be lost in the kitchen without my chef's knife. It's in use for almost everything

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  44. I love cheese and would have to have a cheese grater

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  45. the kettle, i need my coffee in the morning!

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  46. Has to be my kettle - didn't realise just how handy it was until it broke the other day, had to boil water in a pan, not good if like me you drink tea constantly!

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  47. Don't know if you would class it as a gadget but my toaster. We toast bagels, crumpets, teacakes, hot cross buns and not forgetting bread lol. Couldn't live without it. Good luck to everyone x

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  48. couln't live without my coffee machine xx

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  49. I couldn't manage without my veg peeler. It would take ages if I had to use a knife.

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  50. I could not do without a peeler

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  51. great competition good luck to all

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  52. Potato peeler - the "gadget" that I use all the time, for potatoes, carrots and anything else...

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  53. my nescafe dolce gusto ..perfect cappuccino and hot chocolate - but still need a kettle for a decent cuppa tea.

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  54. Can't be without a kettle, need one to make the endless supply of tea and coffee!

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  55. Has to be a kettle that I can't be without, need the cups of tea!

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  56. I could not be without my electric tin opener

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  57. The kettle isn't essential but it gets the most use. I would really mix my food mixer though!

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  58. A nice sharp, general knife.

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  59. I could not be without my Pressure Cooker. Cooks food really fast and meat just falls apart it is so tender

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  60. being an obsessive tea drinker I really cant do without a kettle :) I drink far to much tea but I love it!

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  61. There are two things I couldn't do without in my kitchen... my kettle and my blender which I use every day for fruit smoothies.

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  62. my microwave ! a god send when time is tight and the kids are hungry !

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  63. I would be lost without my 'zizzer' stick blender - I use it for so much!

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  64. I could absolutely not live without my brita filter jug, my tap water tastes horrible.


    Great blog btw,

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  65. I could not live without my Brita filter jug.

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  66. the kettle. :) Thank you

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  67. Can't live without coffee machine.

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  68. It would have to be the coffee machine

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  69. I couldn't live without my Panasonic Bread Maker - I make fresh bread for the family every day!

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  70. Couldn't live without my blender :)

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  71. I couldn't live without my blender :)

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  72. As a Yorkshire lass I cant do without my kettle for a nice cuppa Yorkshire tea! However its sadly not as good at brewing as it used to be so an Eco Kettle sounds wonderful!

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  73. I couldn't live without my food processor, it is in use every day, often more than once

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  74. Looks sleek , very informative review

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  75. I cannot be without my wok - I use it for everything - not just stir fry's. I use it as a big pan for bolognese and chilli sauces etc.

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  76. My 1969 Norwegian cheese slicer

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  77. I couldn't do without my kettle, I drink far too much tea, so a more efficient one would probably be good for me

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  78. I need them all! If I have to pick one then I'm going with the kettle, not even human until I've had a brew.

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  79. I could,'t do without my kettle! I drink far too much tea anyway so a more eco friendly one would probably be good for me

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  80. I couldnt live without a kettle, I do looooooove my tea :)

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  81. I cannot live without my blender for making lots of soup!!

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  82. I can't live without my breadmaker...waking up to that smell each morning is incredible!

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  83. Hope a wooden spoon counts as a gadget, find they are indespensible

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  84. My kettle keeps me in fine fettle!

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  85. A kettle keeps me in fine fettle!

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  86. My food processor - would be lost without it - it is such a time saver

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  87. My kettle.....how would I kick start my day without my cuppa?!

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  88. I would be very upset if I didn't have my microwave!

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  89. has to be my kettle cannot do without my cuppa

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  90. It has to be the micro-wave for me i dont tend to cook with it just warm items like milk or my kids hotties for when they are ill x

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  91. My comfy grips veg peeler fab for achy hands

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  92. Corkscrew..get your priorites straight people...

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  93. It has to be my coffee machine.

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  94. Has to be the kettle as I use it so much

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  95. Has to be the kettle as I use it so much.

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  96. my sharp little knife, I use it for all my food prep

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  97. Toaster for me could not live without toast or crumpets or teacakes :)

    Angela

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  98. Would have to be my very sharp vegetable knife :)

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  99. A knife sharpener - to sharpen my knife to cut all my vegetables!

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  100. My kettle or my coffee machine - both have the same importance - they deliver me caffine!! haha

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  101. My kettle, cant be without a cuppa Lo) x

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  102. Has to be my kettle I need my tea :)

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  103. My kettle,I make so many cups of coffee!

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  104. I can not live without a microwave

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  105. Ive got this one knife that I have used for chopping, peeling, slicing and carving ever since the 1970's. It has been sharpened, the handle has been screwed on, superglued and now the handle has parcel wrap all around it, but is still the family best friend!!

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  106. It's a tie between my Ninja chopper and my french press!!

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  107. Has to be my microwave

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  108. my potato peeler - pretty much anything else has an acceptable alternative but not the potato peeler

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  109. I love my slow cooker - so handy for my lifestyle

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  110. Couldn't be without my dishwasher!x

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  111. Probably my hand mixer - I make lots of soup.

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  112. My kettle. The only kitchen gadget which I have to replace as soon as it is broken !

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  113. Has to be the microwave, great for steaming veg

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  114. Hi there, your Tweet in the compe, for entrants to copy and paste, has an error in it, i.e. no space before the @ after Kettle. I have amended my version, but others may have not so your @Simplyfood will not be a clickable link, Kind regards Sarah

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  115. I couldn't live without my slow cooker.

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  116. Would have to be the toaster, toast is a staple food in my house with two small boys!

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  117. Absolutely my kettle! Couldn't have a cup of tea without that

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  118. The cooker is pretty important for me it cooks all our food!

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  119. My steamer is probably the most important gadget in my kitchen

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  120. Muffin tins (my waistline hates me)

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  121. A toaster, I don't fancy having to turn the grill on for one piece of toast.

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  122. my kettle! Couldn't do without it for my tea and my sons bottle at night :-)

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  123. Toaster, i love toast, crumpets

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  124. it would have to be my Kettle as I do love a cup of tea :)

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  125. Has to be my electric whisk - I dont know how I managed before it! xoxo

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  126. Has to be my kettle for tea :)
    @floraldanielle
    x

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  127. I can't live without my rice cooker.

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  128. I could not do without my kettle

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  129. Definitely is my kettle... It gets used ALL the time, it's actually on it's last legs so I'm hoping to be lucky with this giveaway! Haha!

    Thanks very much! Lovey prize! They look very swish!!!

    Laura Williams
    @SaladScoffer

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  130. I couldn't live without my slow cooker, use it nearly every weekend

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  131. For amount of use it'd have to be the kettle. For versatility... food processor,

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  132. My veg/potato knife that my Dad made me, I have a dodgy thumb and it's the only sharp knife I can use safely :0)

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  133. My microwave - I use it for heating up leftovers when I come in, starving from work!

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  134. My Microwave - probably most versatile thing in the kitchen.

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  135. Couldn't be without the freezer. I batch cook and it speeds up mealtimes no end.

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  136. Couldn't live without the kettle!

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  137. A kettle, friends say I'm a teabag :-)

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