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Build long, supporting arms
Watch out -- buttresses aren't very sturdy in an earthquake!

 Build long, supporting arms = Caution

Long, supporting arms, called buttresses, would be useless during an earthquake. They'd snap and break right off the tall building as soon as the earth started shifting back and forth. Besides, downtown Los Angeles is pretty crowded. There's not enough room for the humungous buttresses you'd need to brace a skyscraper this tall!

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