The Faraday Café

What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?

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What is this?

We want to look at spaces, places, architecture and design with fresh eyes – yours.

An essential question around the HCMA studios is: "What's Possible?" For a street? A community plan? A pool? A school? A...home page?

We post images and questions that relate to discussions around the studio. If you see something that sparks your curiosity, tell us what you think. You can check out other people's contributions too by viewing all responses.

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  1. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    tables
  2. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    My desire to be in public without feeling like I'm loitering.
  3. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    relaxing music
  4. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good vibe
  5. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    soft lighting
  6. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    peace
  7. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfortable seating
  8. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good coffee and wifi.
  9. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good conversation
  10. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    happiness
  11. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    light, materials of chairs and tables, balance between personal space and communal space
  12. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good furniture
  13. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    shady patios
  14. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    black
  15. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Being in contact with people. The great vibe. The light and space.
  16. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    spend time with friends
  17. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    conversations
  18. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    blank sketchbook pages
  19. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    A great vibe, good tea, bright space, happy people
  20. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Quiet and spacious place
  21. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    coffee itself
  22. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    chat
  23. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Comfort of knowing I'm not hurting the environment when I drink a cup of coffee and moveable seating and chairs.
  24. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    charming staff, good coffee and other products, don't chase you out, allow for meetings and other engagements in their establishment, good spacial design, a pleasing yet not demanding interior design, good location in the community
  25. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the relaxing atmosphere
  26. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    a relaxing reading time
  27. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    People & Wi-Fi
  28. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    music the right amount of ambient and people noise.
  29. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Semi-quiet work area
  30. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    lighting and noise level
  31. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    kittens
  32. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    how good the coffee is
  33. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfy chairs; good music
  34. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    ambiance, vibe, decent seating, reliable menu items
  35. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    coffee and when its not busy
  36. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    personal
  37. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    It's noisy quiet time
  38. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good chairs
  39. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    cups
  40. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Formula One
  41. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    open concept
  42. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    pretty baristas
  43. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    hot chocolate, live music , comfortable booths, people art
  44. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    art
  45. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    boobs
  46. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    big space
  47. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    j
  48. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    residential
  49. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    warmth, comfort, friendliness
  50. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    being alone but still surrounded by people.
  51. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    NATURAL LIGHT, COMFORTABLE (SUPPORTIVE) SEATING, GREAT COFFEE.
  52. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    lively yet private atmosphere natural lighting
  53. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the chill music
  54. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    bad coffee
  55. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Nice Lighting
  56. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    restaurants
  57. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    To Relax
  58. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good acoustics
  59. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    wine and live music
  60. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    alcohol
  61. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfortable chairs
  62. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    interiors
  63. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good company and people watching.
  64. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Hungover
  65. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    I don't work well in a quiet environment. A cafe offers ambient noise, as well as spontaneous moments of inspiration.
  66. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    If there is a good scene to sketch nearby
  67. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    plugs and wifi
  68. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    get inspired by coffee smell
  69. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good noise
  70. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    The environment
  71. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Work
  72. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    rainy days
  73. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the right atmosphere to work/talk (and a nice view)
  74. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Contemplation
  75. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    sunshine
  76. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Atmosphere and energy
  77. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    ambience
  78. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    thermal comfort coupled with nicely dense but not crammed spatial organization of objects and furniture. Good coffee doesn't hurt either.
  79. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    enjoy
  80. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Inclusive Information Around this offering health care costs
  81. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Relaxed Silence
  82. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    watching people
  83. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Community
  84. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Flat white
  85. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfortable surroundings, mellow music and nice staff
  86. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Observation ; Sense of belonging
  87. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    study and wifi
  88. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    saxophones
  89. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    killing time
  90. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    quiet
  91. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    silence
  92. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Sometimes, I like being in a place I know no one will bother me. There is also a relaxing quality to the repetitive bustle of the cafe. It can also be a place to to do work and experience the weather if it's nice outside.
  93. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    lots of available seating
  94. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good design, nice music, nice view
  95. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Handsome barista
  96. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Atmosphere.
  97. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good coffee and intimate conversations with friends
  98. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Workspace
  99. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Coffee people conversation
  100. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Knowledgeable barista
  101. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    time away from time
  102. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    a good view and a comfy chair and a fireplace
  103. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    great coffee, a beautiful interior, and tons of natural light!
  104. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Big comfy seats
  105. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    being outside home
  106. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    chilling
  107. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Conversation
  108. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    hot chocolate, lights and good music
  109. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfortable seats, good drinks, and chill music
  110. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    a good view, be that landscape or just a good people watching spot.
  111. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    The quality of the coffee and food, but also the atmosphere. If it's too loud or too quiet it can be uncomfortable, so acoustics play an important part.
  112. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Big windows and natural light
  113. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfort in those big chairs
  114. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    hacking
  115. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    smell
  116. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    nice or interesting view
  117. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    surroundings
  118. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Natural Light
  119. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    being with people
  120. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    cute girl
  121. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the cafe's atmosphere and its "vibe"
  122. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the smell of coffee and warm response
  123. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    observing people
  124. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    nice design that fosters my creativity and thoughtfulness or even mindfulness
  125. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good coffee and a great space to sit in
  126. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    natural lighting
  127. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfortable atmosphere - which is a result of materials and sound
  128. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    cosy nooks. lots of light. comfortable seating. warm in the winter, cool in the summer.
  129. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    pleasure
  130. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Meeting and seeing people.
  131. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the sound of mugs and plates and cutlery
  132. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfortable seating, welcoming ambience, no elevator music
  133. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    drink coffee
  134. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Ambience, comfort, furnishings, good coffee..
  135. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Natural light, comfy furniture and the right playlist.
  136. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good smells, ambient noise, pseudo literati, and rainy days
  137. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    ambient noise
  138. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Working in a cafe is magical. I can focus with headphones in, and people watch when I take breaks. Plus, I love coffee.
  139. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    friendssss
  140. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    The individuality of small coffee shops; interesting art, furnishings, drinks/food options, locations, variation of busy-quiet. See The Greenhorn for an example!
  141. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    nooks, warmth, and comfy seating
  142. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good espresso
  143. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the people
  144. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    drawing the people in the cafe
  145. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    my friends their craic
  146. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the vibe and chance to interact wit others
  147. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    people and atmosphere
  148. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    photogenic cafe
  149. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    smell of good coffee, feel, warmth, good food, friendly people, well lit, comfortable, good tables for laptops and writing, atmosphere
  150. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    relaxing and spacious environment
  151. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    love
  152. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Large windows for light and people watching
  153. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    I like the feeling or being surrounded by creativity and energy, all while sneaking in some people watching.
  154. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Coffee, seating, lighting, creative motorcycle parking
  155. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    A great cup of coffee
  156. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    free wifi
  157. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good people
  158. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    loud enough music that I'm not distracted by another conversation, yet not too loud to have a conversation with someone near by. shared table spaces that encourage interaction with strangers. low turnover of baristas.. i enjoy a familiar face! wifi is necessary in some but I also adore the ones without it!
  159. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    House plans
  160. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    The possibility to work there.
  161. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    cozy corners and not too loud music
  162. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the urge to pee
  163. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    bathroom break from walking
  164. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    not be nagged by my wife
  165. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the freedom to not have to be somewhere for a while
  166. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Comfortable sits
  167. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    People watching and diverse energies - students, families, working meetings, etc.
  168. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    alcoves
  169. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good vibes
  170. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    donuts
  171. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Atmosphete
  172. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    percolating ideas
  173. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    a cafe that's warm and quiet, so i can chill out and clear my head
  174. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    activity, aromas, enthusiasm and optimism
  175. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    To work on school projects in a semi-quiet environment.
  176. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Favorite seat by the window + a freshly baked blueberry scone.
  177. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    ambience, mix of quiet and white noise to help focus and maintain good conversation
  178. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good reading area
  179. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    free coffee
  180. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    The smell of dark roast
  181. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfy seating
  182. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    ambience, smell of coffee, sounds of quiet conversations
  183. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    white noise and people watching
  184. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    my friends
  185. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Atmosphere, coffee, muisc, comfortable seats, RECTANGULAR tables, WiFi, and a power outlet.
  186. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Quiet, relaxing atmosphere. Wifi.
  187. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    heat, non exorbitant prices for coffee and pastries, good seating, good light, interesting views
  188. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Friends and chat
  189. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    well designed interior and open spaces relaxed environment diversity of spaces with different function Being with friends
  190. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    being with friends
  191. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    girls
  192. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    food
  193. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Enjoying solitude... In the company of strangers
  194. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Meeting friends, can be a relaxed environment, people watching...
  195. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    busy working on personal project
  196. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    if its the right cafe... the buzz of working around like minded creatives.
  197. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    chill, warm atmosphere, not too crowded, good food, coffee and music
  198. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfortable chairs, nice ambiance, great staff, WIFI and good quality coffee/food, lighting, natural light, location
  199. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    The possibility of meeting someone new.
  200. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    dogs
  201. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    privacy
  202. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the smell
  203. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    The interior design, the music and vibes
  204. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    quiet, big tables, not too cold. Good coffee and snack options
  205. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    to be alone in a group
  206. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    toilets
  207. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good coffees
  208. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good company
  209. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    music&lively atmosphere
  210. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Cosy
  211. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Music, Atmosphere, Quality of Food, Location, Internet Connectivity, Friendliness of Staff
  212. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    human beings
  213. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    external energy = internal focus
  214. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Great coffee but even better atmosphere
  215. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good coffee and free wifi
  216. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    awake
  217. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    watching
  218. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Cats
  219. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the need to be around people
  220. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    warmth
  221. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    mommy time
  222. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the smell of coffee
  223. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    relaxing time outside my home
  224. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    To reflect everything that has gone around
  225. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    vibe
  226. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    good cinnamon buns
  227. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    relaxing
  228. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    nothing; what a waste of time
  229. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    to meet up with friends
  230. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    cute girls
  231. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    internet access
  232. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    being able to stretch my legs
  233. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Atmosphere. People. Power plugs.
  234. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    comfort
  235. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    electric plug
  236. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    calming atmosphere
  237. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    get started for another achievement
  238. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    familiar, relaxed, clean and taken care of
  239. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    ambieance
  240. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Away from my loud co workers
  241. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    the background noise
  242. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Clean Comfy Chairs
  243. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    meeting friends
  244. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good vibes from the setting and staff. Good music that isn't too loud and helps to keep conversations private.
  245. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good music and a rainy day
  246. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Windows, pedestrians, art and really really great coffee....and baked goods. Nutured coffee shops with style and original designs always feel great. I'll keep visiting those.
  247. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    to have a conversation
  248. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Laid back environment
  249. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    lighting
  250. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    human buzz akin to white noise, no interruptions,
  251. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good light
  252. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Thinking about design
  253. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    GOAT TEA'S...AND THE RELATIVE QUANTITY OF OVER-MANICURED BEARDS...AND CHEAP'ISH COFFEE
  254. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    it means I am taking time for myself
  255. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    no disruptions
  256. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Music
  257. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    other people around, a warm environment with a view (inside or outside)
  258. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    treats
  259. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Cozy, but focused. Comfortable, but diligent. Homey, undistracted.
  260. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    Good coffee, good company
  261. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    rain
  262. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
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    cozy
  263. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    to be able to interact with other people but in an impersonal way so I can still do my thing (working for example)
  264. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    good coffee, atmosphere, comfort
  265. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    when working on papers
  266. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    location
  267. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    atmosphere, lighting, people
  268. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    great italian coffee
  269. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    nothing - I'd rather be outside
  270. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    interior
  271. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    marking warmth good coffee
  272. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    outdoor to indoor connection
  273. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    the atmosphere and music
  274. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Conforto
  275. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Lounging
  276. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    public library
  277. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    0Like
    Lounge
  278. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    not working
  279. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    wi-fi
  280. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Good music, Wi-Fi, bright windows, no clutter.
  281. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    music and comfortable chairs
  282. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    solitude
  283. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    comfortable seats
  284. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Watching people!
  285. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    A variety of chairs-sizes, shapes, squishiness-and big cups I can wrap my hands around.
  286. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    talking
  287. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    cafe
  288. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    The Atmosphere
  289. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    a pleasant atmosphere - a space that is unique
  290. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    good coffee + good atmosphere + good company
  291. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    a beautiful space
  292. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    accessibility and comfort
  293. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Good lighting and acoustics for having conversations
  294. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Unique decor
  295. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Good ambiance and friendly people
  296. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Doing work
  297. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Comfy chairs + music
  298. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    friendship
  299. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    good music, seat comfortable, nature materials presents
  300. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    enough seating
  301. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    good food/drinks, comfortable seating, a patio, convenient location, good music
  302. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    If it's quiet, I like to stay to write. When it's busy, I stay just to let the chatter become white noise. - Larissa Schuler
  303. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    free
  304. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    2Like
    quiet space
  305. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    buzzing environment
  306. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    books
  307. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    a) the quality of the space; b) the quality of the coffee.
  308. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    coffee and nice weather :)
  309. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    a "safe place for dialogue"
  310. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    plugs
  311. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    great food & bev; comfy seating; inviting view; friendly staff; background music that's not too loud
  312. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    to spend time with friends
  313. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    craigflower bridge
  314. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    light
  315. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    A place I can feel private in with just me and my coffee, or one other.
  316. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    people
  317. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    comfy chairs
  318. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Chat with friends
  319. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    relaxation
  320. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    2Like
    that the seats are comfortable, the place isn't too loud, and the coffee is good of course!
  321. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Friends
  322. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    great music, good wifi, comfy seats
  323. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    the lighting
  324. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    sunlight
  325. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    To have a meeting of some kind: friends, colleagues, or interview.
  326. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    2Like
    displays that catch my eye, funky design and furniture, great smells -- coffee, treats -- plus a few interesting-looking customers
  327. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    the interior design
  328. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    culture
  329. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    good atmosphere
  330. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    being with other people, community, belonging, nostalgia, tradition, the old way of meeting people and to get the best cafe in town. It has to be the best!!!
  331. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Environment where I can read or visit with friends
  332. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    its not time in my kitchen
  333. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    time away from home
  334. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    It's a communal workspace
  335. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    stair
  336. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    ☕️?
  337. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    free wifi, decent music, good coffee
  338. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    nice decoration
  339. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    a place that's quiet for me to read or reflect with a good coffee.
  340. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    2Like
    hygge
  341. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    2Like
    atmosphere and movement.
  342. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    good music and lighting and vibe
  343. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    I hate people that spend time in cafes
  344. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Nothing
  345. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    A comfortable environment in the right location with friendly staff serving good food/drinks at the right price.
  346. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    People watching
  347. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Ambience, being around people, good lighting, comfortable seating, not too much noise from music, nice service, and eavesdropping on conversations (great inspiration for creative writing)
  348. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    2Like
    Closeness, coziness, reading material (more than local papers), people to watch, WiFi, soft chairs, views.
  349. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Not overcrowded. Available seat and table or counter.
  350. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    A moment to pause, feel the warmth of sunlight through the window, feel the hum of conversation around me without hearing every word...escape for a while before heading back to reality
  351. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Comfortable space
  352. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    3Like
    An atmosphere where i can work/surf/catchup on emails for 30mins without being disturbed. A meeting place where i can catch up with friends and have reasonably private conversations. Enough background noise and space for private conversations, without struggling to hear what is being said. Comfortable lighting, pleasant smells, comfy seating, a suitably sized table, a range of food options - healthy snacks and treats, maybe some in-house soups. A location which is convenient to where I've just been, or am going next (meetings, shopping, walking).
  353. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    good coffee
  354. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    atmosphere, lighting, music, furniture, mood
  355. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    good music
  356. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    wifi
  357. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Rainy Saturday's
  358. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    the smell of fresh baked muffins
  359. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    because its were you feel welcome
  360. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Big windows
  361. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    atmosphere
  362. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    :-) smiles
  363. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    coffee
  364. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    Ambiance
  365. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Places to work quietly by myself as well as social areas to gather with a few friends. Oh, and good coffee.
  366. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    Music that doesn't overpower you and make you feel unwelcome
  367. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    free internet
  368. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    excellent coffee and friendly service
  369. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    great coffee
  370. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    Like
    the coffee
  371. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    0Like
    great selection
  372. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    4Like
    great beans and friendly staff
  373. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    4Like
    Looking forward to being greeted by my first name and knowing their first names too! and caffeine lots and lots of caffeine!
  374. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    0Like
    local company designs on my foam provides a community hub
  375. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    4Like
    Amazing coffee and treats for everyone, even people with gluten or dairy allergies!
  376. What makes you want to spend time in a cafe?
    1Like
    good quality coffee, reasonable prices, award-winning baristas that smile, easy access, no WIFI
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