Dip the knob in warm/hot water, wiggle wiggle tug tug - maybe WD40. Apply the force to the base of the knob so as not to snap the "ears" off.
Nick Jones Somerset UK
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Next time you do it don't use a pointed instrument to depress the internal knob. Try to find something the correct diameter for the hole (small nail head is what I use) . I've found that pointy things slide off the internal knob and don't depress it. Cheers, Dave.
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