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16 Signs You're The Fixer Of Your Group

Everyone needs someone to call when things go wrong – and it's usually you. If you need something fixed, best call Direct Line.

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1. You end up printing boarding passes for holidays you're not even going on.

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A printer is a rare object now.

2. When you can save any dinner, even one that's no longer recognisable as dinner.

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Magic.

3. When you're the one who somehow ends up organising every party, holiday, and train station meeting point.

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Anyone else would just screw it up.

4. When you get a call that starts, "I can't get the thing to work — oh no, I got it. OK, bye."

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IS THIS ALL YOU ARE TO THEM?

5. When you get asked if you know why someone else in the group is upset.

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You saw it happen. You lay it out like a crime scene. Who hit whom? Who said what on the internet?

6. When you're then asked to talk to that person to smooth things over.

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"Come on, shall we bury the hatchet and just get a pint? How 'bout it?"

7. When you're the first one they ask for a phone charger.

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OF COURSE you have one in your bag. You also have snacks. What else have you got in there?

8. When your magic breath on the game cartridge can revive a long-dead game from the '90s.

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Special touch.

9. When group plans fall apart when you say you can't make it.

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What's the point without you?

10. When you're the ideal wingman or woman to take out on the pull.

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You make it not awkward. That's a skill that cannot be taught.

11. When you know where the closest offie is that's actually open at this time.

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Party hero.

12. When you've figured out which door the canapes come out of at the work party.

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GREAT STUFF. You'll be remembered.

13. When you arrive at a doomed barbecue and actually know how to make a fire.

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You'll be stuck out here forever, but you'll be the most appreciated man at the party.

14. When you're the go-to buddy for something boring and good for you.

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Juice detox? You're so supportive.

15. When your special "technique" can fix any TV.

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You bash it in the right place. That's technique.

16. And when you can discretely save your friend's dignity.

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They'll thank you later.

Everyone needs a fixer in their group. Or they can just call Direct Line. Same thing. They've got this.