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Content posted in June 2012
Lawnmower Twisted Its Drive Belt Useless
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6/28/2012  31 comments
The drive belt twisted itself useless after only seven hours of use. The owner then stepped in with a fix of his own.
Cord Configuration Leaves Hair All Wet
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6/25/2012  8 comments
The hair dryer kept failing due to a poorly assembled cord.
Plastic Components Couldn't Take the Heat
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6/22/2012  29 comments
The brake lights failed because the Audi couldn't take the heat.
Washing Machine Can Keep the Change
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6/14/2012  31 comments
You have to dismantle this washing machine just to clean out the coin catch.
Digital Recorder Unorganizes Your Music
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6/11/2012  13 comments
Digital audio recorder names your song files with its own confusing system.
Determined Homeowner Gets Coin Catcher Clean
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6/7/2012  36 comments
The washer came with a coin trap. Great idea if you can get to the coin trap to clean it out.




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