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Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by Evil Monkey, Aug 3, 2012.

  1. Aug 3, 2012 at 2:38 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Yes , BC has seismic requirements as part of our building code
     
  2. Aug 3, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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    Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium The lice...they hate the sugar

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    It's because we don't live with or expect it out here! People out here think "Ring of Fire/San Andreas - oh that's nowhere near us, we don't have anything like that here" and when a little tremor comes around on occasion in OK or St Louis or wherever, people flip b/c they think it's impossible. In the end it's $$ and odds - why earthquake proof that bridge and spend the money when there's a .0000000000000000001% chance we'll have a quake large enough to take it down in our lifetime? Screw the people that'd be under it!

    I agree with you though...when Yellowstone blows, we're all pooped on out here :cookiemonster:
     
  3. Aug 3, 2012 at 2:50 PM
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    Rich91710

    Rich91710 Well-Known Member

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    Ya, but the shaking itself is more intense.
    On the "did you feel it" maps, the relative levels are not based solely on the reporter's feeling.
    It's a series of questions such as
    did it wake you? was walking difficult? was anything damaged? Did large appliances move or fall? did the building crack?

    Now, MAYBE that wall has had that crack in it for 5 years, and maybe Billy Bob didn't realize that his dawg had knocked that cookie jar in the floor the night before.....


    So a 3.0 out here has an entirely blue or even white map with a few dozen responses spanning 2 counties.
    A 3.0 out there has solid orange areas (minor structural damage) and hundreds of responses covering an area larger than LA.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2012 at 9:58 AM
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    Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey [OP] There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    I just watched his two-part episode where he helped the father of 5 rebuild his house (Family Dreams Come True, 2009). It was pretty moving. That guy must have felt totally hopeless and overwealmed before they came in and helped out. It was great seeing the entire community come together to help the guy.
     
  5. Jan 17, 2014 at 3:35 AM
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    kris77

    kris77 Born in the Backwoods

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    That guys "cottage" is bigger than most houses in my entire state....lol

    Although because of him and Mike Holmes I did fork out the $500 and buy the Schluter Shower system when i redid my master bath last year. That stuff is amazing. Hope its legit and never leaks.
     
  6. Jan 17, 2014 at 8:25 AM
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    Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey [OP] There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    We've been watching that as well. I thought the same thing. It's one hell of a cabin.
     
  7. Jan 17, 2014 at 8:30 AM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    time to change avatar Oz:

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Jan 17, 2014 at 8:45 AM
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Lol , my wife says I look like Brian everytime we see him on TV
     
  9. Jan 17, 2014 at 8:46 AM
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    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    I think we need a side by side comparison... LOL
     
  10. Jan 17, 2014 at 8:50 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I read somewhere that it was well over $1 million to build and I'm not suprised
     
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