(keitai-l) Re: Earthquake Noopie for your Keitai...

From: Eric Hildum <EricHildum_at_earthlink.net>
Date: 05/12/03
Message-Id: <FEE6F3EC-84A5-11D7-BCD9-000393850E56@earthlink.net>
I guess its my California heritage showing, but I actually enjoyed the 
earthquakes I felt while living in Tokyo. Of course, I'm referring to 
the small ones - the 7.1 Loma Prieta that I experienced in California 
is not something I would recommend for anyone.

On Sunday, May 11, 2003, at 06:22  PM, Nick May wrote:

> keitai-l@appelsiini.net writes:
>> Since Tokyo gets pretty beaten up lately (more than normal?),
>> the best thing you can do is to inform yourself. It somehow makes
>> you feel better afterwards if you actually can get some info
>> about the shake.
> I think the most re-assuring thing I could hear after a serious 'quake 
> is
> "and they are not going to switch the power on....".
> I went up to Kobe taking food after the Hanshin Biggie a few years ago,
> and it is well known that many who died ("poor Japanese" was the 
> euphemism
> of choice - although everyone knew what was meant)
> died of fire after the electricity was switched back on several hours
> after the quake...
> Does your service give national coverage?
> Nick
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Received on Mon May 12 21:19:41 2003