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    Quote Originally Posted by The Night Owl View Post
    Even when I was a kid, in a water oriented community where people had the sense to build houses either away from the shoreline or up on stilts, I would see the footage on TV and ask, "Daddy, why don't they put their houses up higher?"

    Ten years later, I simply looked the other way, as the same places got flooded again. If you build in the flood plain, you will probably get flooded. This is true of Ocean City Maryland, Arlandria Virginia, or East Bumfock Midwest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Novaheart View Post
    Even when I was a kid, in a water oriented community where people had the sense to build houses either away from the shoreline or up on stilts, I would see the footage on TV and ask, "Daddy, why don't they put their houses up higher?"

    Ten years later, I simply looked the other way, as the same places got flooded again. If you build in the flood plain, you will probably get flooded. This is true of Ocean City Maryland, Arlandria Virginia, or East Bumfock Midwest.
    That's because they always have plenty of your money to rebuild with.
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