When we start running out of ideas, we can sometimes find ourselves landing on a desperate Hail Mary idea that seems like it could never work. Our friends roast us the whole time we're trying it and we can't help but agree on some level, which makes it all the more baffling when it actually works out.
Of course, the more experience we have in life, the more of these seemingly impossible fixes end up under our belts. I can definitely recall insisting that one of my dad's solutions to something would never work only for him to turn around with an impish grin when it inevitably did.
And I imagine these folks will have the same looks on their faces.