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View Poll Results: Balcony
Must have 96 62.75%
Can do without 34 22.22%
Don't want one 8 5.23%
Don't care 15 9.80%
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Old January 8th, 2013, 10:50 AM   #1
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How important is a balcony for you

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Old January 8th, 2013, 11:53 AM   #2
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if its free, ok
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Old January 8th, 2013, 12:52 PM   #3
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You dont pay rent for just a balcony.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 01:41 PM   #4
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For me, it's a must have
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Old January 8th, 2013, 04:33 PM   #5
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Gotta have it!
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Old January 8th, 2013, 05:44 PM   #6
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A must have. Where else can you dry wet clothes?
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Old January 8th, 2013, 06:13 PM   #7
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I don't really mind having a balcony. I prefer the unimpeded view of floor-to-ceiling triple-glazed windows. Balconies also increase shadow areas withing the room, unless you are living on the top floor.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 07:35 PM   #8
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If I lived in an apartment, its a must have.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 08:00 PM   #9
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A balcony is not much, unless it is as spacious as an azotea or roof deck.

In many modern skyscrapers, the use of generic/boring balconies also ruin the facade/architecture.

Barring an azotea or roof deck, a french window will do.

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Old January 8th, 2013, 11:32 PM   #10
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It is very important for me, it is a must. No matter if it is a big one or a small French balcony.
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Old January 10th, 2013, 11:10 PM   #11
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A balcony is essential for me in an apartment.
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Old January 10th, 2013, 11:17 PM   #12
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must have.
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Old January 11th, 2013, 06:09 AM   #13
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They're a necessity, to me.
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Old January 11th, 2013, 11:21 PM   #14
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I can't imagine living in a apartment without a balcony. Sometimes I need fresh air and I don't want to sit in a park (and opening a window doesn't get this feeling of wind) so a balcony is the only solution.
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Old January 12th, 2013, 04:42 PM   #15
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A balcony is not much, unless it is as spacious as an azotea or roof deck.

In many modern skyscrapers, the use of generic/boring balconies also ruin the facade/architecture.

Barring an azotea or roof deck, a french window will do.

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That just won't do for me. Just incomparable to a balcony.
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Old January 14th, 2013, 12:13 AM   #16
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It's a must have for me. It's where I always go every morning when I wake up to get fresh view of the skyline, feel the cool breeze, do a bit of stretching, and more. ehehehe....
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Old January 14th, 2013, 08:14 PM   #17
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^ yeah, one good way to use a balcony is to check what kind of clothing you need to wear today.
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Old January 15th, 2013, 01:16 AM   #18
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Today's view from my balcony

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Old January 15th, 2013, 05:42 AM   #19
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I think is a must have in an apartment.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 11:57 AM   #20
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Must have in an apartment. If you have a private house with a garden, then it's not necessary.
I'm a smoker so at least I can smoke on the balcony and not stink up the apartment. Also great for getting some air, checking what to wear, doing work that you can't do inside because of fumes (painting, spraying) or mess, drying clothes etc. I could live without it but I wouldn't want to.
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