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How to retrieve item from storm drain?

Similar to Zeiss Ikon's answer, you could bend a paper clip into a hook, and attach it to a piece of string or cord that is long enough to reach down to your keys. It may become frustrating trying to ...
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How to retrieve item from storm drain?

If you're lucky and your building is old enough, there might be some blind hooks inside -- these are poles with a hook on the end, used to pull down roll-up window shades that are too high to reach ...
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How do I get this magnet from under my refrigerator

Try something like a back-scratcher, which is thinner than your hand, to reach under the appliance. Turn it on its back with the 'fingers' facing upward. Then, maneuver the scratcher behind the magnet ...
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How do I get this magnet from under my refrigerator

Maybe use an even stronger magnet, like a neodymium bar magnet, to fish out the fallen magnet?
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How do I get this magnet from under my refrigerator

If the magnet is important and you must retrieve it, but cannot reach, or it is stuck to the fridge frame: switch off the fridge sidle it away from the wall and tip it backwards retrieve the magnet ...
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How to retrieve item from storm drain?

A cup-hook inserted into the end of a bamboo cane makes a very effective tool for hooking things - we use it for a “hook the rubber duck” fair game. A strong magnet would also work, given it’s keys. ...
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