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Guide: Fix Something Broken

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When something is getting worn out, or breaks try to fix it before deciding to throw it out and buy a new one. This helps conserve resources and energy since it means you don't need a new one and also can save you money.
Step 1: Identify what is broken
Figure out what is actually broken. This involves taking a closer look at whatever you are fixing. If your answer to what is wrong is "it doesn't work" look deeper. Figure out what doesn't work. Is a piece sheared off, is an electronic device not getting power, does it make an annoying grinding noise whenever you turn it on, can you see your underwear through your pants etc. Once you nail down what is actually wrong you will have a much better idea of how to proceed Gotchas:
Step 2: Figure out how it can be fixed
Come up with a plan on how you will fix it. Be realistic about how long it will take and how much effort it will require. Gotchas:
Step 3: Fix it
Implement your fix, see if it worked. If it did great you are done. If not go back to 1 and try again. Gotchas:There is a point where something just cannot be fixed. Be prepared to admit this if it becomes clear that nothing you do will make it work again.
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