S Tier Oblique Coffee Roasters SE Belmont and 30th super chill owner, outdoor equipment and decor all over, great coffee especially the cappuccino A Tier Crema SE 28th and Ankeny excellent coffee and food, always stacked though Floyd’s Coffee Ladd’s Addition circle great coffee and service, fun location to sit and watch the circle, also has wine and snacks at night! PUSH X PULL SE Stark and 9th pretty solid lattes, lots of nice modern space they also make the best facsimile of my favourite “guilty pleasure” coffee from Peet’s: nitro cold brew, simple syrup, and half and half B Tier Clinton St Coffeehouse SE 26th and Clinton super friendly staff and good bagel sandwiches, great neighbourhood coffee shop vibes, not the best coffee though and gets overrun with local highschoolers Water Ave Coffee SE Water Ave and Taylor pretty good coffee that’s also readily available in many grocery stores around town.

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S tier Humpback Pumptrack wide, don’t have to play the middle, plenty of opportunity to play a whole round without fighting others. Just paint! Mahi Mahi Resort it moves! Just a ton of fun, plenty of space and don’t have to be relegated to fighting in the middle. Wahoo World huge map, rotating thing is fun, super fun when your team is good A tier Eeltail Alley several levels, plenty of space, hard to absolutely dominate on but super satisfying when you do Hammerhead Bridge fantastic for Splat Hammer, otherwise a bit one note and narrow Marlin Airport lots of fun interactive map pieces like fans and moving platforms B tier Undertow Spillway narrow but plenty of height to play around with Hagglefish Market Barnacle & Dime chaotic, if a bit small Crableg Capital a lot of opportunity to play upstairs and downstairs Mako Mart old school map, pretty fun to Ultra Stamp on, plenty of options to run around and dodge C tier Inkblot Art Academy it’s a map?

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Coffee Hierarchy

S Tier Water Avenue River Trip Blend light/medium roast funky complex taste Tostado Arandas medium dark roast pretty mild but in a lux-diner-coffee kinda way. I could drink this all day! couldn’t be more opposite to River Trip Blend, but different moods require different coffees A Tier Tostado Tonala medium dark roast dark cherry and chocolate, pretty classic taste Water Avenue Boxcar Blend dark roast classic taste Water Avenue Mutu Batak single origin from Sumatra Indonesia pretty funky but fun taste works pretty well with electric grinder too, no real difference from hand-ground likely since its kinda funky and has a strong flavour Water Avenue Harmonizer Blend dark roast chocolate-y and tobacco-y yet still very smooth works pretty well with electric grinder B Tier C Tier Water Avenue Canoe Blend medium roast a bit too bitter / astringent, much more drinkable when hand ground than machine ground D Tier Stumptown Hair Bender light roast extremely caffeinated, too much so for me, gives me the jitters F Tier unplaced / need a retry

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Missing Emojis

Here’s an ongoing list of emojis that I wish were part of the Unicode standard zombie or walking dead blushing face that isn’t a smile with a slight blush hug that doesn’t look like two high-fives

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