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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-10-08 10:45 AM
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7. Because of flooding.
Up in the mountains one might be of benefit, but down here in the valleys where most everybody lives, it'd be an indoor swimming pool.
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  -Just saw movie Zodiac....Why so few basements in California? HardWorkingDem  Aug-10-08 01:52 AM   #0 
  - Maybe the earthquakes?  Kutjara   Aug-10-08 01:56 AM   #1 
  - My dear HardWorkingDem...  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-10-08 06:53 AM   #2 
  - Since I live near the nexus of the Zodiac killings, I can confirm that basements are rare.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-10-08 09:50 AM   #3 
  - There are more shrink-swell soils  XemaSab   Aug-10-08 10:52 AM   #9 
  - Because Californians don't understand the value of basements  NV Whino   Aug-10-08 10:12 AM   #4 
  - It's the other way around.  Iggo   Aug-10-08 01:00 PM   #18 
  - We have a small one  bob_weaver   Aug-10-08 10:39 AM   #5 
  - Early settlers were sick and tired of all the vampires back east.  leeroysphits   Aug-10-08 10:42 AM   #6 
  - Because of flooding.  LeftyMom   Aug-10-08 10:45 AM   #7 
  - A few guesses:  XemaSab   Aug-10-08 10:50 AM   #8 
  - Earthquakes n/t  Taverner   Aug-10-08 11:17 AM   #10 
  - Really high water table?  jmowreader   Aug-10-08 11:36 AM   #11 
  - Because we have attached garages to store all our junk in...  petronius   Aug-10-08 11:40 AM   #12 
  - Because its cheaper to put a house on a concrete slab  baldguy   Aug-10-08 11:50 AM   #13 
  - That movie should've been 30-45 minutes shorter  ButterflyBlood   Aug-10-08 11:58 AM   #14 
  - Basements attract serial killers  arcadian   Aug-10-08 11:59 AM   #15 
  - That is an awesome movie!  hendo   Aug-10-08 12:09 PM   #16 
  - It is pretty obvious why. Because in 2008, the people of California wanted  dorktv   Aug-10-08 12:24 PM   #17 

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