> If you can't fix it, you don't own it.

- Is better than recycling
- Saves you money
- Teaches engineering
- Saves the planet

@orbifx "Fixing things is often free" venant d'un site qui vend les outils de réparation, il fallait l'oser :)
A part ça, je suis bien d'accord avec eux.

@orbifx There finally is ethical consumption under capitalism

@orbifx Counterpoint: owning things is bad, and so is having to learn all the skills needed to run a technological civilisation for yourself. Fix things for other people if you enjoy it. If you don’t, then find another skill and offer that.

@orbifx REMEMBER: it goes Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. in that order. recycle is the least ideal while still being acceptable.
@orbifx But what if the new thing is faster, bigger and last but not least, shiny?

@orbifx Say what you will about USSR, but back then in Russia all electronics came with schematics as a part of usual paperwork, exactly to make repair easier.

But entropy causes chaos and one must have chaos still to give birth to a dancing star :blobcat:

Well, basically it's only a matter of money.

If you send the device in, it can normally always be repaired

Then the question becomes, send it in to whom? An accredited workshop involved in a cartel to keep prices up, or your local independent shop?

When my phone broke, I sent it to Sony. It came back almost as new with new warranty and everything and the repair was way cheaper than the price of the phone

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