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Annabelle41 Michigan
12/19/16 11:12 pm

Actually both. We have a fireplace in our house that is ventless gas that we run during the winter time and then have a fire every night in the summer in our fire pit. Believe it or not I have a fire even when it's 90° out. Love every moment of it.

NexusBlue California
12/18/16 10:49 pm

I like both but I went with a fireplace because its cozier.

Genome Praise Poseidon
12/18/16 10:40 pm

I'd much prefer to be outdoors, so I gotta go with fire pit

chickencookie disgusted
12/18/16 10:24 pm

We have a fireplace and we never use it. To me it's like a hole in the house. The only thing it's good for is decorating the mantle at Christmas. It's impossible to buy any kind of house without one here.

Yessy HTX
12/18/16 9:29 pm

I have the best of both worlds!

Spiritof76 USA 1776
12/18/16 8:34 pm

Poll this in the summer and I'll be the results will be the opposite.

CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
12/18/16 6:41 pm

Are you supposed to have a fire pit under a wood roof?

gonzoboy Northern AZ
12/18/16 6:43 pm

I'm beginning to wonder about the Life Insurance policies...

Crawdaddy11 Proud Wolverine
12/18/16 7:16 pm

It's code. And you should have flammable draperies hanging above the pit but no closer than one eighth of an inch.

CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
12/18/16 7:17 pm

What about a gasoline moat that connects to the fire and the house? They're so pretty

Grimmy13 Palehorse
12/18/16 5:43 pm

After years of sad gas fire places, we bought a house with two wood fireplaces - love it! I'm sitting in front of one now with a glass of Maker's. You can't beat the ambiance, but I think I'll turn one into a wood stove to actually heat the house.

screename1 Alaska
12/18/16 5:23 pm

We just built a new house and have both. Love 'em!

susanr Colorado
12/18/16 5:19 pm

Neither; I'd rather have a wood stove.

Why does that fireplace not have a screen in front of it, at least? Fireplaces aren't very useful for actual heating, and big blazing fires like that are particularly unhelpful for heating; they just draw cold air in.

Why is that fire pit in a place with a roof over it? Isn't that a fire hazard? I guess I understand fire pits a little... sort of an urban campfire? Still seems a bit of a waste to me. I'd probably vote for it except for the roof over it. Since both situations look unsafe to me, though, I guess I'll just flip a coin to re-vote.


SHIPPY1944 Tn.
12/18/16 4:12 pm

We have both, use them at different times of the year🔥

Zod Above Pugetropolis
12/18/16 4:10 pm

Both, one for inside and one for outside. I voted for the fire pit though, since the fireplace indoors should be sealed, vented to outdoors, and fueled by natural gas if it is available, or propane where it is not.

NK257 Rural Iowa
12/18/16 4:02 pm

Heck yeah I do. Have a gas one, but never use it. All about the wood fireplace.

phalnx Ohio
12/18/16 3:38 pm

Fireplace. Our house came with the setup for one, but we put a gas one in instead...much tidier. Very nice for carousing with the wife on a cold weekend night :)

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
12/18/16 2:18 pm

Fire pits are great any time of the year.
Fireplaces are only for winter.

KatG Liberal in Ohio
12/18/16 2:39 pm

^^ yep

Plus, it's more fun to drink beer around a pit 😉

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
12/18/16 2:52 pm

Or just pass around the bottle of jack😉

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
12/18/16 3:01 pm

Now we're talking.
Let's burn something & break out the Jack.

KatG Liberal in Ohio
12/18/16 3:22 pm

Not much beats a campfire on a crisp fall evening. A fireplace is pretty, but it makes the house too hot. Also, a lot less maintenance.

Hunter6Beast Texas
12/18/16 2:12 pm

Fireplace is indoors

SupremeDolphin They.them
12/18/16 1:51 pm

I definitely prefer the fireplace.

Liberty 4,032,064
12/18/16 1:47 pm

Fireplace as part of the basics, fire pit as fun/add-on.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
12/18/16 1:39 pm

My gas fireplace all I have to do is hit a switch and it's on

NK257 Rural Iowa
12/18/16 3:43 pm

A real fireplace uses wood!

NK257 Rural Iowa
12/18/16 4:10 pm

😂 I hear ya! It can be a hassle sometimes!

valeriejo ramble on
12/18/16 5:19 pm

Haha I love my gas fireplace! I used to be all about the wood burning one but it really is soooo much easier and has the same overall effect .. Nothing beats the smell of a wood burning one tho

dylkohl The Media Lies
12/18/16 1:32 pm

I prefer a campfire

IEatzCookies Alderaan
12/18/16 1:30 pm

Why are so many republicans voting for a fire pit

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
12/18/16 1:45 pm

Bonfires, a southern blessing.

cowboy Proud Father
12/18/16 1:24 pm

Well I'd much rather have a fireplace. Someday I will.

phalnx Ohio
12/18/16 3:59 pm

Odd. I always pictured you as the type to cluster around a firepit eatin' beans like the cowboys from Blazing Saddles :D

cowboy Proud Father
12/18/16 4:01 pm

Lol. When it's not -15 degrees, sure.