Of all the blob-people, the Tech Support guy is the only one who's frowning when he's introduced. He can see it coming.
It's kind of weird how a small piece of foam, extra long cord, or little metal clip can make a daily struggle disappear completely. Sure, it makes us feel stupid to realize that we could have solved a problem years ago for three dollars, but where's the fun in that? On the other side of things, here are extremely reckless uses of money people don't regret at all.
We do our best to avoid accidents, but the world makes a pretty clear point that chaos is inevitable. Pipes will explode, trees will fall on cars, and glass tables will shatter unexpectedly. The world is merciless, but luckily bad things happen to just about everyone, so we can all gripe in frustration over the stupid things that happen to us.