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So, Simon, did you feel that earthquake last night?
Oh, yeah, it was big and strong. I didn't like it.
Yeah, I mean, I from San Francisco and we have
earthquakes quite often, but last night's earthquake
was pretty bad. I was worried for awhile.

Yeah, I was too sleepy to be really worried, but
yeah, I heard the building shake and creak. That
was the worst earthquake I ever felt.
Yeah, actually, the sounds woke me up. I didn't
feel it at first. I heard the squeeking of the building
going "eeee" and then I felt it, everything jolt and
move, but usually when there's an earthquake it's
about 10 seconds, 15 seconds, but last night, that
went on a long time. It seemed like almost a minute,
so I got pretty worried.

Now, I'm getting worried just remembering it, you
know at the time I was just so out of it, but uh, yeah
you're from San Francisco so you have some
experience with earthquakes, don't you?

Yeah, but you're from Vancouver, so you must also
have lots of earthquakes.

Ah, not a whole lot, but I think Vancouver is due for
a really big one soon. I think on the timeline, we're
about a hundred years behind (Wow) for the big, you
know damaged caused, damage causing quake.
Mm, that's not good.
No, it's not good.
ut I'm not there so, you know,.
Well, actually one of my colleagues was saying
that when there's a big earthquake, the safest
thing to do is to jump off your bed, and lie next
to your bed. Don't get under your bed. Don't stay
in your bed. Just get beside your bed, so if the
roof comes down the bed will be tall enough to
protect you.

That makes sense.
Yeah, I never thought of that.
And you can't fall off the ground.
Yeah, so maybe that's the only time in life
that it's good to fall out of bed.

Good point