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Old 05-30-2011, 03:22 AM
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Before this all happened in Joplin & down along the river
you all said that you wouldn't live in San Diego because of the earthquakes
i'd almost bet that you would move here in a second now
you don't know when an earthquake is coming & its over in 10 seconds, you don't have time to even mutter
OH SHIT!!!
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That's a very cool thought Brad and if the outcome of all this is something was learned through experiences shared, I'd say it's well worth it and yeah, would be quite interesting how it all came about via the Z! If you need better pics or anything I can do to put your people in touch with engineers down here, feel free to let me know and I will do what I can. Being proactive on things such as floods definitely helps avert more serious consequences and does help mitigate the damage somewhat so if I can help in any way, just let me know and thank you for your interest and concern.

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Thanks Dana. As always, you are right there to offer a helping hand...even in the middle to a pending disaster on your doorstep.

You are so right about the 'Pro-active' part. It saved our butts here, and looks like it's doing it's job for you too.

Now GT.....you can keep your earthquakes right where they are. So far this year, we have had a one in 300 hundred year flood, yesterday we had a tornado warning ....we don't normally have to deal with this stuff, so we certainly don't want to add earthquake to the pile! Big floods, tornadoes and earthquakes is what you see in the news. Lets not go for 3 outta 3. Gezzzzz....you'd think with the winters we have, that would be enough.
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what is winter, i forget
rain? we get 7 inches a year if lucky, this year was an exception we got more
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LOL....How about making your next holiday trip in January. It'll be a great opportunity to test out the ESP/BAS system on your truck. Best part, there isn't a mosquito in Canada in January.
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i go to Ontario in August, i go mostly to Toronto but i like to go up to Sudbury, just to get my fill of Blackflies
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Before this all happened in Joplin & down along the river
you all said that you wouldn't live in San Diego because of the earthquakes
i'd almost bet that you would move here in a second now
you don't know when an earthquake is coming & its over in 10 seconds, you don't have time to even mutter
OH SHIT!!!
Actually no, I have no desire to return to earthquakes. A big enough earthquake can take out ALL of San Diego. The tornado here only took 30% of the town. There was some warning and people were able to get to a safe place.

It really boils down to which natural disaster do you want to gamble with. Tornadoes? Hurricanes? Earthquakes? Volcanoes? They all have their pros and cons but bottom line no matter what, people and property will be lost.
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I completely agree with you Stacy, every section of the country has its own form of natural disaster unique to that region be it hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, floods, blizzards/ice storms, tornados etc., and the people that live there know this. I think, in a way, we've become desensitized to it, but I will take my hurricanes/floods any day! And no problem Brad, just let me know if your engineers need any contact info and I will be glad to get that for you.

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