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EliseCD

TCMFF Guide and Earthquake advice

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Elise,

 

Good advice. One thing I did think of is- should there be a major rumbler (very unlikely), it could knock out cell service. Also, in the event of a big earthquake, if cell service does not get knocked out, it may get overloaded by people using their cell phones to make phone calls.

 

In the event of a major tumbler, the best thing to do in regards to your cell phone is to use it only in cases of an emergency or to quickly check in and let others know you are okay and then hang up.

 

Otherwise, don't help overburden the system.

 

Having lived in the City of Angels for almost forty years, my money is on an earthquake free festival.

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Good point. I've also heard that it is better to text rather than make phone calls as it somehow puts less stress on the system.

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Texting works when nothing else will, as people in Southern California discovered a couple of years ago when a repairman in Yuma cut a line and blacked out everything from the southern parts of Orange and Riverside Counties all the way into Mexico.

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