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The fateful moment: If you get a horrific screech and the plug comes out hard, that means the plug is coming out in one piece and life is good. Keep going and don't stop! If you hear a crunching, snapping noise and it's easy to turn, the plug has broken. If in the first half turn you don't hear either, add a touch more penetrant, wait a while longer, and try again.