- Step 1: Remove top hinge Remove the top hinge on the refrigerator by taking out the lag bolts with the wrench.
- Step 2: Remount Remount the hinge on the opposite side of the fridge.
- Step 3: Leave other hardware Leave the other hinges and the handle in their original positions. It will be cross-hinged and impossible to open.
- TIP: You can also switch all the hinges, making it possible to open from the non-handle side, but this requires remounting three hinges and completely removing both doors.
- Step 4: Lay in wait Hang around the fridge area during lunchtime and wait for hapless victims.
- Step 5: Watch in amusement Watch in amusement as they helplessly struggle with the hopelessly stuck fridge door.
- FACT: Refrigerators typically consume about one-sixth of all the electricity used in a typical home -- more than any other single household appliance.
You Will Need
- A bottom-freezer refrigerator
- A wrench
- A screwdriver
- One or more unwitting victims