On a recent vacation, I was screwed – literally. My sunglasses lost a part of the hinge where the rims connect to the temple piece – leaving me unable to use them until I found a replacement part. These were my coveted, somewhat expensive, Ralph Lauren, go-to sunglasses and I was not yet going to part with them. Good thing for me, I’m industrious and set off to fix the problem. After purchasing a repair kit or two (both unsuccessfully compatible - but still handy to have around), I found myself one day randomly asking the clerk at service-friendly Nordstrom if they had a solution … and they did, but it was not a good one as the screw offered was too long. So, onto Plan D (which seems so obvious now) – returning to the place of purchase: Sunglass Hut. Within 15 minutes of trial and error, the friendly salesman had found a match and did a “spectacular” job putting it back in one piece. And, he did it for free while humming Coldplay’s famed tune … “And, I will fix you…” Haha, that last part is not necessarily true – but it was gratis! In the end, I gotta say – all of this rigamarole was worth it – I saved hours in search time and at least $200 in replacement cost. Now, I can again happily wear my sunglasses at day (or night … wink, wink). So, what is it you have broken that instead of replacing you could have just fixed with a repair kit?