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Old 12-22-2012, 06:07 AM   #791
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Originally Posted by Tinker1980 View Post

Reading the stories posted here has made me think - most people cannot do these things. The wherewithal to see a problem, and think of a solution that involves only the things in arm's reach, is not a normal ability. I grew up in a family where if something broke, we would fix it - no matter if it was a toilet, doorknob, car, computer, radio, VCR, etc etc. If it could not be fixed, we tried anyway - what is there to lose?
What you are reffering too is the difference between a Mechanic and a Glorified Parts Changer.
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