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Third time's the charm

It’s been said that fixing something always tales two trips to the hardware store. But that's not true. It takes three! It always takes three.

This applies, of course, only to the things that can actually be fixed. Many modern tools are designed in a manner that makes them virtually impossible to repair. In fact, this is one of my pet peeves.

The other day, an employee closed the bathroom door without noticing that a broom handle had fallen over and lodged between the door and the jamb. Then, wondering why the door would not close, he shoved on it enough to spring the hinges. A simple enough repair, but it still took three trips to the hardware store to get it done.

I guess it was worth fixing!


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