Ever seen those "Trust me, I'm an engineer" memes? Well, now we know where they got their inspiration from.

We're all guilty of a little DIY now and again. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn't. And sometimes it's just plain disastrous. But when it isn't TOO disastrous, it can often be pretty funny. Which is why Bored Panda have compiled this list of amusingly creative DIY solutions to pesky everyday problems. So take a look at the pictures below. You might just find a good way to fix something. Or you'll discover the best way NOT to do things. Either way, it's probably best if you don't try these at home. But if you have already then feel free to send us your pictures!

#1 My Laptop Charger Kept Falling Out

My Laptop Charger Kept Falling Out

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#2 Roommate Punched A Hole In His Door. I Fixed It

Roommate Punched A Hole In His Door. I Fixed It

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DariusB. 2 years ago

haha well thought :)

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#3 Never Drop A Book On The Bath Again. My 8-Year-Old Daughter's Invention

Never Drop A Book On The Bath Again. My 8-Year-Old Daughter's Invention

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Arty 2 years ago

the book doesn't seem already totally drenched...no no

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#4 Don't Have The Money To Fix It? Improvise!

Don't Have The Money To Fix It? Improvise!

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KajiroNashitheDragonFaunas 2 years ago

Good job, Batman

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#5 Wanted To Watch The Game On Tv. Didn't Have An Adaptor

Wanted To Watch The Game On Tv. Didn't Have An Adaptor

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EdmondoSpeziale 2 years ago

You're the Choosen one! Respect!

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#6 So My Son Fixed Our Shower

So My Son Fixed Our Shower

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StephStevens 2 years ago

Of course it's a Mountain Dew.

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#7 Not The Worst Way To Hold Up A Graphics Card

Not The Worst Way To Hold Up A Graphics Card

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PamelaBeuret 2 years ago

the real IT support

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#8 My Dad's Solution When A Control Knob Broke Off In My Car

My Dad's Solution When A Control Knob Broke Off In My Car

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Arty 2 years ago

Steampunk car!

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#9 Trust Me I Am An Engineer

Trust Me I Am An Engineer

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JeanineVasinko 2 years ago

ER Doctor: Can you please tell my colleagues again how you got a pair of scissors jammed in your eye socket. They don't believe me.

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#10 Being Resourceful

Being Resourceful

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JoeSauer 2 years ago

How does one lose a third of a clock?

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#11 Left Side Mirror Broken Off? No Problem

Left Side Mirror Broken Off? No Problem

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TroJan 2 years ago

what if I need to use the mirror AND comb my hair at the same time?

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#12 There, I Fixed It

There, I Fixed It

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KamalSIMOU 2 years ago

When it's ON it's gonna look like a scarecrow waving :D

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#13 Couch Fix

Couch Fix

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AgnieszkaPolak 2 years ago

Sheldon would not be happy.

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#14 Why Not

Why Not

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dkekesi 2 years ago

OK. This is just over the top. And I mean it.

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#15 The Button On The Dishwasher Broke And Had To Be Held In Place To Do A Wash Cycle, Like Hell Was I Going To Stand There Holding It

The Button On The Dishwasher Broke And Had To Be Held In Place To Do A Wash Cycle, Like Hell Was I Going To Stand There Holding It

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MelodyLanzatella 2 years ago

Okay, but what is going on with the washer/dryer there?? It's missing glass!

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#16 That's One Way To Fix Your Headlight

That's One Way To Fix Your Headlight

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dkekesi 2 years ago

The indicator is the most ingenious. Even the color matches.

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#17 You Got To Be Kidding

You Got To Be Kidding

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JeanineVasinko 2 years ago

This is why Pennsylvania and many other states require yearly inspections.

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#18 This Guy Just Printed Out A Headlight

This Guy Just Printed Out A Headlight

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yseta46 2 years ago

As long as it works.

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#19 Makeshift Remote Control

Makeshift Remote Control

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TeeRez 2 years ago

Those legs :D

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#20 Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

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TaaraPantera 2 years ago

Single-handedly keeping the corn syrup business afloat too...

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#21 I Guess That Is One Way To Fix A Bike

I Guess That Is One Way To Fix A Bike

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TaaraPantera 2 years ago

The fact that it's locked up...

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#22 My Little Cousin Broke A Plate And Tried To Hide It From My Aunt

My Little Cousin Broke A Plate And Tried To Hide It From My Aunt

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DanielaKlatt 2 years ago

Fällt kaum auf!

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#23 My Girlfriend Broke The Water Filter, So I Fixed It. Nailed It!

My Girlfriend Broke The Water Filter, So I Fixed It. Nailed It!

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#24 That Should Fix It

That Should Fix It

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MelodyLanzatella 2 years ago

Okay, that's a BUILDING! That is going to kill someone!!!

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#25 Probably That's Why Women Live Longer Than Men

Probably That's Why Women Live Longer Than Men

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KamalSIMOU 2 years ago

He doesn't have to worry, cauz the other guy is holding the ladder

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#26 Hot Water Fix

Hot Water Fix

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MelodyLanzatella 2 years ago

Flintstones fix!

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#27 I Found The Other Iphone Speakers Lacking Something, So I Made This

I Found The Other Iphone Speakers Lacking Something, So I Made This

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PedroCarvalho 2 years ago

In Flames! :D

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#28 Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

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Martin_D35 2 years ago

Is there anything duct tape can't do?

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#29 So My Laptop Broke Just When I Needed It Most

So My Laptop Broke Just When I Needed It Most

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#30 Creativity Level Over 9000

Creativity Level Over 9000

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Martin_D35 2 years ago

Just don't drive too close behind him on the highway.

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#31 My Nephew Accidentally Knocked The Head Off Of Santa. My Mom Fixed It

My Nephew Accidentally Knocked The Head Off Of Santa. My Mom Fixed It

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DariusB. 2 years ago

Santa 2.0

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#32 Seems Legit

Seems Legit

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hiimdamian 2 years ago

Just break the pink thing off and it's all set.

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#33 Fixed It

Fixed It

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CaroleDose 2 years ago

Plus it gives Airmiles!!

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#34 DIY Level: 9000

DIY Level: 9000

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TroJan 2 years ago

Mr. Beans new car?

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#35 Our Blender Broke, Time To Improvise

Our Blender Broke, Time To Improvise

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CaroleDose 2 years ago

And it takes only two men to make it work...amazing! :P LOL

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#36 My Girlfriend "Needs" To Wear This Bra Tonight And The Dryer Is Broken

My Girlfriend "Needs" To Wear This Bra Tonight And The Dryer Is Broken

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SusannaVesna 2 years ago

Haha clever

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#37 Why The Apple? Core Strength. Trust Me I'm An Engineer

Why The Apple? Core Strength. Trust Me I'm An Engineer

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ShannaBrown 2 years ago

If it fits, it's fixed.

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#38 Painter's Tape And A Fan Are All That's Keeping This Desktop From Overheating

Painter's Tape And A Fan Are All That's Keeping This Desktop From Overheating

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LaísSantos 2 years ago

If it looks stupid but it works, than it's not that stupid.

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#39 Airplane Passenger Spots Worker Fixing Jet Engine With Tape Before Take-off

Airplane Passenger Spots Worker Fixing Jet Engine With Tape Before Take-off

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Arty 2 years ago

already said several times, time is not habitual tape but really made for this purpose, nothing to fear ;)

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#40 The Light In Our Building's Elevator Has Been Broken For A Few Days. Now Management's Finally

The Light In Our Building's Elevator Has Been Broken For A Few Days. Now Management's Finally

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DráusioTronolone 2 years ago

Cozy! Maybe now it's the time to kiss that cute neighbor!

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#41 One Rca Barrel Short

One Rca Barrel Short

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Chubstep 2 years ago

Little lego tv repair man

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#42 Desperate Times

Desperate Times

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TaaraPantera 2 years ago

What. The. Hell.

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#43 Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

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Ouzodaki 2 years ago

Why do I hear banjo music...

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#44 Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

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Chubstep 2 years ago

if ur an engineer, then im mickey mouse

#45 Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

Trust Me, I'm An Engineer

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JimVerbruggen 2 years ago

Idk something about this one stinks.

#46 Creative Solution

Creative Solution

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JeanineVasinko 2 years ago

Why not just set it on the sink?

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#47 My Laptop Screen Hinges Gave Out. I Came Up With This Fix

My Laptop Screen Hinges Gave Out. I Came Up With This Fix

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Chubstep 2 years ago

When does the time come to get a new laptop

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#48 I Hope This Is Not A Surgeon's Car

I Hope This Is Not A Surgeon's Car

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KaylaPerez 2 years ago

Yes, the answers to the problem ZIPTIE 'EM SON!

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#49 Diy Bike Handle

Diy Bike Handle

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Chubstep 2 years ago

The Nintendo bike. compatible with DS

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#50 Half Redneck And Half Soccer Mom?

Half Redneck And Half Soccer Mom?

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AllanRich 2 years ago

El Camino? Ranchero? No, we got the El Vanchero! ;)

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#51 Brilliant!

Brilliant!

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dkekesi 2 years ago

Aaaaand it's replaceable in case you get bored with the design.

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#52 You Need To Keep That Laptop Cool Somehow

You Need To Keep That Laptop Cool Somehow

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Aswini 2 years ago

I used to do the same with my old laptop. But instead of that box, I'll use my Digital Signals book.

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#53 Daddy Will Fix This

Daddy Will Fix This

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CassieWilliams 2 years ago

The duct tape is not on the baby, it's just holding the pull-ups together. They separate at the sides, but this pair looks a bit small for the child wearing them, so you improvise and they work fine. I've done this before in a pinch when we were given a pair from another parent that were just a tad small for my child.

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#54 Broke One Of The Rings On My Shower Curtain Today. Here Is My Life Hack

Broke One Of The Rings On My Shower Curtain Today. Here Is My Life Hack

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PedroNunes 2 years ago

trying to hard to belong in this list

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#55 The Power Button On The Tv Broke. This Is How My Dad Fixed It

The Power Button On The Tv Broke. This Is How My Dad Fixed It

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FatéméAhmadi 2 years ago

your dad is so sharp.....

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#56 I Fixed It

I Fixed It

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JimVerbruggen 2 years ago

You sure did buttercup

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#57 Buddy Just Macgyvered His Daughter's Broken Laptop

Buddy Just Macgyvered His Daughter's Broken Laptop

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ninjoun 2 years ago

She doesn't seem to give a crap as long as facebook is on LOL.

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#58 It Does The Job

It Does The Job

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JimVerbruggen 2 years ago

So would just leaving it open

#59 No Baking Sheet No Problem

No Baking Sheet No Problem

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AllanRich 2 years ago

You see this and look to the lack of a baking sheet? Where are the oven racks??

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#60 Etherbucket

Etherbucket

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Ouzodaki 2 years ago

CAT 5A or CAT 6?

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#61 No Hot Water? No Problem!

No Hot Water? No Problem!

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Ouzodaki 2 years ago

Yea, and those two "beauty-soaps" standing on the basin adds an extra freshness to it.

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#62 My Speedo Is Broken, But The Tachometer Works Fine. Lets Fix It With Vector Graphics

My Speedo Is Broken, But The Tachometer Works Fine. Lets Fix It With Vector Graphics

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Xagec“Hades”Xagecoff 2 years ago

That's genius!

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#63 My Razor Broke About 5 Days Ago. Still Too Lazy To Go Get A New One

My Razor Broke About 5 Days Ago. Still Too Lazy To Go Get A New One

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BeFree 2 years ago

the manliest way to shave.

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#64 My Mother, Ladies And Gentlemen

My Mother, Ladies And Gentlemen

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#65 Meanwhile In Baytown

Meanwhile In Baytown

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edwardroberts 2 years ago

I want to see the extension cord

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#66 Cup Holder On Bench Seating

Cup Holder On Bench Seating

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CollinRogers 2 years ago

Problem solved

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#67 It's Totally Fixed Now

It's Totally Fixed Now

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Ouzodaki 2 years ago

Maybe it's leaning a tiny, hardly notable degree...

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#68 Airplane Repair

Airplane Repair

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#69 There, I Fixed It

There, I Fixed It

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#70 Drink Holder For Your Lawn Mower

Drink Holder For Your Lawn Mower

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NathanMagee 2 years ago

is no one noticing the absolutely horrid tiling for the steps? a three year old with advanced parkinsons and no experience could have done a better job

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#71 Removing Some Cables And Noticed The Previous Admin's Brilliant Engineering

Removing Some Cables And Noticed The Previous Admin's Brilliant Engineering

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AngelaTsames 2 years ago

haha!

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#72 My Wife Asked Me To Fix The Toilet

My Wife Asked Me To Fix The Toilet

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AllanRich 2 years ago

I just fixed one of those...the proper way. I did have to Mickey Mouse one small bit; the arm inside was too land and was hitting the float causing the toilet to run. A quick snip off the end with a pair of shears and all is well.

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#73 It's Nothing Two Poorly Positioned Yellow Straps Can't Fix

It's Nothing Two Poorly Positioned Yellow Straps Can't Fix

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SmileyRie 2 years ago

Eeek

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#74 Wanted A Cup Of Tea During A Power Outage

Wanted A Cup Of Tea During A Power Outage

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BihariKristóf 2 years ago

Well, they call them "tea lights" for a reason! :)

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#75 All Fixed

All Fixed

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EHPower 2 years ago

but why ?

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#76 Car's Got A Boo-boo!

Car's Got A Boo-boo!

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lindsay08espique 2 years ago

Creative.

#77 Why Buy New?

Why Buy New?

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Chubstep 2 years ago

mmmm water tinged with poweraid

#78 Dropped My Wine Glass Earlier. My Wife Won't Suspect A Thing

Dropped My Wine Glass Earlier. My Wife Won't Suspect A Thing

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KTTrondsen 2 years ago

I think someone was drunk when they cooked this one up

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#79 My Engineer Husband Caught On Baby Cam

My Engineer Husband Caught On Baby Cam

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TikiStanford 2 years ago

Busted!!

#80 Duct Tape Fixes Anything

Duct Tape Fixes Anything

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MarkVoermans 2 years ago

It's is not a fix, it's to keep the cold out

#81 Greenhouse

Greenhouse

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