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How badly have I undermined my foundation footing?

Well, you wouldn't want to leave it like that, but it sounds like you are planning to remediate the excess excavation, and like this might be a perfectly suitable foundation for your mild-climate, non-...
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At what point should I replace wooden floor boards on second storey

If a single board has rotted through, cracked, is broken or otherwise severely damaged beyond repair (and make sure you get lots of input on what "beyond repair" actually is), then you would ...
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Long crack in I joist flange

That looks like typical checking just from the wood aging and drying out. It's down the long axis of the beam vs. across the beam which would indicate a problem. Also that portion of the beam is ...
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