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Does Fixya give a good return for your time?

My resolve is broken, and I have problems starting most things.
However I'm an engineer and very good at repair.
Is faxya a good use of my time ?

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Hey Richie_asg1,
I feel like if you enjoy helping people fix their problems then FixYa is a good use of your time. As far as me I just love photography and cameras, and like helping people find solutions to their problems!

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Allan
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