Originally Posted By: gbeaumont
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Hi to all,
it has been really interesting to read theses comments, and yes there are 2 potentially correct answers, and yes that was quite deliberate ![icon_lol.gif](upload://zEgbBCXRskkCTwEux7Bi20ZySza.gif)
this is some what of an extreme example of the often made comment that many questions appear to have 2 available correct answers, but that there is always one answer that is the best.
Rob and Jeff, saw through the first answer and read all of the available answers and like many others realized that the last answer was in fact the "best" answer as it mentioned a "horizontal" crack, which is always the biggest red flag that there is.
I agree with all the comments in particular Robs comment that sometimes even a very narrow crack can be indicative of a major problem, for example a crack that is only 1/8 inch wide but that has any lateral displacement would also warrant further evaluation.
By the way, the photograph actually shows a crack that was 3/4 inch at the top, and ran all the way down through the footing, and had a twin on the opposing wall, needless to say it was written up as being in need of further evaluation by an "O'connor" ![icon_lol.gif](upload://zEgbBCXRskkCTwEux7Bi20ZySza.gif) ![icon_lol.gif](upload://zEgbBCXRskkCTwEux7Bi20ZySza.gif) ![icon_lol.gif](upload://zEgbBCXRskkCTwEux7Bi20ZySza.gif)
Like I said before, some times I don't play nice
great comments guys
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