Originally Posted by gsel
Needless to say, we did not spend much time on our balcony. With the cigar on one side and the cigarettes going overboard on the other it was not a pleasant situation. I really don't mind cigarette smoke, but please be careful with the ashes and butts. Cigars do bother me and I don't like the smell of that kind of smoke. I don't think the smoking issue will every be solved to please everyone. Another one of the cases where the majority will probably have to win.
Did anyone take the time to have a "talk" with the cigar smoker ... let him know that his smoking on the balcony was reducing the enjoyment you were getting from yours? I find that most smokers are considerate and surely something could have been worked out to the benefit of all parties.
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