This is what we do in America: instead of fixing expensive household machinery, we destroy it on video and put the results up on YouTube. It’s our gladiatorial pastime.
You’ll want to click away from this about halfway through (boring!) but stick with it until the end; it gets a lot better suddenly. (via stellar)
Update: Well, so much for being clever. This video was filmed in the UK, not the US. Perhaps I should have said “what we do in the first world” instead?