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Poll results: Office or cubicle?

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  • Office

    27 65.85%
  • Cubicle

    11 26.83%
  • Other work environment

    3 7.32%
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Thread: Office Vs Cubicle

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    Cyburbian donk's avatar
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    Office Vs Cubicle

    As inspired by TSC and Alan in the office perks thread.

    Do you have an office or a cubicle or something else?

    Me office- 12x12 with wall of windows.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    Office, probably 8x12, with windows and a door and a view from many floors up.
    I don't dream. I plan.

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    8x12 cubicle, with not-quite floor to ceiling windows and a great view.

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    Beat me to the new thread

    I have a13' x 13' office with a window and a door that locks. Beats the cubicles I have had in the past. I need to rearrange my desk, however. My back faces the door and my boss can tell when I'm on Cyburbia. I wish we could post pictures of what our offices looked like.

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    I've got 12' x 18' but no door -- definitely a bummer.

    Beautiful view of Police HQ -- at least I know when the SWAT boys are headed out!
    Je suis Charlie

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    Re: Beat me to the new thread

    Originally posted by SlaveToTheGrind
    I wish we could post pictures of what our offices looked like.
    We had an office picture thread a few years ago. Very amusing.

    My current office is 15 x 20, but has just a teeny window.

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    I got darn lucky when we moved to the new City Hall. I've got the corner office, that's about 15x20 and the west wall is all windows - floor to ceiling.

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    Hybrid. Half an office with a cubicle wall down the middle, probably 10 x 12. One wall of windows (in my half); unfortunately, it looks into a courtyard parking area.

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    Office, about 12x14, window facing the street.
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    Cyburbian donk's avatar
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    I second that Tranplanner's window has a great view.

    Forgot to add that my office has a door, that I close frequently to be able to work. going to a cubicle will be a big change. Except for a brief stint as a draftsman, i've always had my own office.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    Cyburbian biscuit's avatar
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    Very small office with no door in a very old building.

    One window complete with a window unit air conditioner and view of a parking lot, a small light-rail switch yard and a large onramp.

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    Cyburbian Cardinal's avatar
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    My office is something like 15 x 20. The best feature is the fireplace. The 20X30 conference area in front of it is pretty much mine as well. My underlings just got nice new dividers.

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    Other. Desk. It's all of us in one big room. It works better than you might think -- it definitely promotes communication between us.

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    Dilbert admonishes the cubicle, but I find it to be a harmonious workplace environment enhancement that transcends the traditional hierarchal foundations of the corporate institution and establishes a social order akin to Utopia. Privacy is no longer a primary concern and all attachments to individual possessions are eliminated once the ritual of community acceptance and sharing is borne out in the broader corporate culture.

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    and,,, thanks to office reorganization... I am moving to a new cube.... same size... same color...slightly different view of Macy's and the busstop.....
    "Yeehaw!" is not a foreign policy

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    Cyburbian H's avatar
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    Office.
    With door, but glass wall.
    No window, but can see window through glass wall.
    Two desks, but no one sits at other desk.

    Although, I am in the field about 50% of time.
    "Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even though they rarely stick to their plan." - Winston Churchill

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    Cyburbian Plus JNA's avatar
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    interior office - 1 wall red brick - running bond,
    other 3 walls are off yellow/tan colored wall system.
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    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Big office - at least 15' x 20' with huge ceilings in historic but rough building. Its definitely bigger than I deserve at this stage in my career. View of attractive, but aging 6 story building across the street.

    The drawback is my office has 3 doors and is only access point on my floor between the two halves of the building so people cut through like its a hallway.

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    Cyburbian nerudite's avatar
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    I have a small office... 9' x 9' maybe. It has a door (with a freakin' vent in it so there is no noise attenuation) and a window that looks out onto the Sturgeon River Valley, which is beautiful. I also have windows for one wall, which I kind of like.

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    I'm in a cubicle with a door that closes, so we have at least the illusion of privacy. The severely claustrophic side of me would much rather have an open cubicle than a windowless office.

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    Dining room. Sometimes the dog lies right behind my chair. I guess someone has to make sure that I work.

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    Originally posted by Zoning Goddess
    Hybrid. Half an office with a cubicle wall down the middle, probably 10 x 12. One wall of windows (in my half); unfortunately, it looks into a courtyard parking area.
    ZG and I used to share the hybrid that overlooked a large lake. Ahhh, I remember the days of gazing out the window and not doing work.

    Now I have a cube. Or a cubby as I like to call it.

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    Office with a door and view of a busy street.
    "A witty woman is a treasure, a witty beauty is a power!"

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    Cyburbian Jeff's avatar
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    Went from a sweet office with door, window, the works to a cube 8 x 10ish. Its awesome. You get to chit chat all day with everyone.

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    Originally posted by Mike D.
    Went from a sweet office with door, window, the works to a cube 8 x 10ish. Its awesome. You get to chit chat all day with everyone.
    True. The office is lonely. Hence why I live on Cyburbia when I am in here.
    "Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even though they rarely stick to their plan." - Winston Churchill

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