You’ve probably seen a couple of “Trust me, I’m an engineer” memes on the web. They typically show us that engineers have pretty interesting and creative ways of fixing something that’s not working. You shouldn’t try any of these DIY fixes yourself unless, of course, you aren’t an engineer yourself.

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Your stereo doesn’t have a remote controller? Who cares, make your own…

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This guy really wanted to watch this game on TV, but didn’t have the right adapter. Fortunately, he’s an engineer.

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Don’t try this at home!

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What a clever way to make sure your graphics card has proper support!

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You just know that this guy is an engineer…

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This is how you make sure your computer is never going to overheat.

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That’s… genius!

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When your blender’s motor breaks, it’s time to improvise.

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I guess that’s one way to fix your headlight.

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How engineers like to get drunk…

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You’re not a real engineer if you’re not trying to improve the use of energy, right?

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His laptop charger kept falling out, so he came up with a clever solution.

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Dryer not working? No problem!

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There, I fixed it!

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Sheldon definitely wouldn’t be happy with this fix. Then again, he’s not an engineer…

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This is how you can make sure your book never drops in the bath.

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