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That's what it was made to do!
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post #32 of 42
japan rules
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Out of all the countries that an earthquake could hit, Japan is most definitely the best prepared.
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post #34 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post
Out of all the countries that an earthquake could hit, Japan is most definitely the best prepared.
this is a message to all the countries. japan is the best prepared for earthquakes and have one of the most advanced tsunami detection system but they still got ****ed up
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Lived there last year, and witnessed a (minor) earthquake. It looked like the people there found it very normal. Props to engineers
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post #36 of 42
This news is obvious, but sadly must continually be shown to governments and businesses who whine about regulation.

Love hearing stuff about this, being an engineer in training.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joman2055 View Post
just wait till WE have a big quake. the failure will be epic.
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post #38 of 42
im sensing the weeaboo is strong in this thread
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Originally Posted by jprovido View Post
this is a message to all the countries. japan is the best prepared for earthquakes and have one of the most advanced tsunami detection system but they still got ****ed up
However, Japan will recover. My home town never had an earthquake or tsunami - but the downtown looks lots worst than downtown Sendai.
Sendai will be all shiny and new within a decade, with even better buildings and more advanced technology - while the home town will have potholes so large, NASA will start labeling them as craters...
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That's nice to hear.

Gotta have 'em flexi-buildings when the 'quake hits...
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