Corollaries to Murphy's Law

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ChazzC

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While adding a water filter to my Heat Pump's Humidifier I developed several additions to Murphy's Law (10 Versions of Murphy's Law for Universal 'Truths'), related to the handling of small parts:

1) If (when?) a part is dropped, it will bounce/roll further than seems physically possible.

2) If dropped inside, the part will travel until it is under an immovable object; if outside, the part will end up in a deep, narrow hole or in tall grass.

3) The part will be precisely 1/2" ± 1/8" further away than can be reached, regardless of the tools at hand.
 

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If electric equipment is concerned: The part will fall onto the exact point where it can cause a massive short circuit and highest possible damage.

Tiny M2 nut will bounce to a point where you can see it and could pick it up with the magnet on a stick....if it were not a brass nut.
 
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