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OP here. The only additional points I haven't covered in my responses are: 1. I have a high-clearance SUV and low athletic ability. Since I managed to jump high enough to hit the top of the doorframe, I was pretty impressed with myself once I cleaned up! 2. This is my third published FML. 2 out of 3 have taken place at gas stations. This is clearly a sign that I need to sell my car and move to...uh...somewhere that doesn't have cars or something.
By marcranger / Tuesday 13 December 2016 02:20 / United States - Silverthorne
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  marcranger  |  28

I was wearing black pants...wouldn't have covered the smell, however. Luckily, I was able to call in and make sure I had someone covering me for long enough that I could go home and change. Even more luckily, the gas station cashiers felt sorry enough for me (or were appreciative enough of the laugh I gave them) that they donated some rags I could use to protect the seat from the sludge.

By  cootiequeen4444  |  11

Sounds like you jumped into the car the wrong way. you only have so much space to enter so if you must jump in, pretend you are a dog and the door frame is a flaming hula hoop. or a rocket going towards a target. Otherwise, 11 out of 10 times, you will fail miserably and bystanders will laugh at you. you would deserve the laughing if there was any, however I don't think you deserve a muddy bum or bruised shoulder. In pretty sure everyone as attempted leaping into a car at least once. And, as such, failing to succeed at least once. trial and error OP, trial and error!

By  lee47_fml  |  5

they make boots for just this situation. Boots allow a person to not hit the doorframe with your shoulder while avoiding butt plants in puddles. If water, mud is higher than boots call in stranded

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