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Today, I had to wake up at 4am because my boss set an important business meeting for first thing in the morning. After making sure everything was ready, I went to work. My boss ended up oversleeping and moved the meeting to tomorrow. FML

#21046307
72 comments

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On 01/31/2014 at 3:04pm - work - by fitzy79 - United States

fitzy79's comment about their FML

Just to clarify I am in the Army so my only option is to sit there with a smile on my face and say "yes Sir that is an amazing idea"

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Today, my mother-in-law called me every 2 hours, starting at 8pm and stopping at 10am the following morning. She says that since my wife and I are expecting our first child, I should "get used to waking up at all hours." She calls my work phone, which I'm not allowed to switch off. FML

#21044053
173 comments

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On 01/29/2014 at 11:55am - misc - by dope_mcfly (man) - United States (New Hampshire)

dope_mcfly's comment about their FML

Hey, OP here. I would have mentioned in the FML that my work phone is one of those "dumb phones" and does not have any option to block numbers. After she did that for two nights in a row, I wound up setting one of the fax machine at my office to auto-dial her mobile and house phones every 15 minutes. Now, the only thing that wakes me up is the occasional user who forgot their login info, and my wife's odd food cravings.

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Today, I was reading FML's birthday blog post and saw a picture of myself in it. I would've been happy if it wasn't #4 in the list of worst duckfaces of the week. FML

#21040870
167 comments

I agree, your life sucks (28048) - you deserved it (49028)

On 01/26/2014 at 5:06pm - misc - by brookenicolee29 (woman) - United States (Iowa)

brookenicolee29's comment about their FML

I changed my picture because o it(: And it was more of a kissy face.. Haha

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Today, after working 12 hours, my scooter broke down 2 miles from home. I had to walk myself and my scooter home all uphill. My boyfriend and his friends drove by, honked and kept going. FML

#21040289
146 comments

I agree, your life sucks (46248) - you deserved it (4756)

On 01/26/2014 at 1:46am - misc - by shanannygians07 (woman) - United States (California)

shanannygians07's comment about their FML

For those of you who said ydi, shit I guess I did! I do have a car but I prefer to spend 3 dollars in gas a month rather that 150!! I work at a restaurant on the waterfront bartending all day so I was tired after a brutal day. When I said it was uphill, I meant uphill, not a gradual incline. It was steep! and very late at night when my EXboyfriend drove by. I certainly didnt look like I chose to walk a moped up a mountain! Thanks guys!

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SirDirtyRedD's comment about their FML

@ #14 and #23 your comments just made my night thank you

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SirDirtyRedD's comment about their FML

i would just like to make a point that he is only six he has plenty of time to make better plans lol

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Today, I went to my first ever job interview. I thought I was doing well, until the recruiter asked why he should hire me. The only thing I could say was "Because I'm really, really nervous right now?" FML

#21037366
71 comments

I agree, your life sucks (33083) - you deserved it (5732)

On 01/23/2014 at 5:16pm - work - by bebooneo (woman) - United States (Texas)

bebooneo's comment about their FML

Let me elaborate. It was yesterday when this happened and I submitted the FML, just to cheer myself up. I am a recent graduate and it was at a job fair, not a scheduled interview but to my surprise one of the recruiters started interviewing me right away. I was unprepared and got flustered and started saying that. But the good news is that they indeed seemed to like me enough to email me for a real interview next week! All prayers appreciated! Thank you all for your wonderful comments.

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Today, I had a big final project due for class. None of my project partners would help me yesterday, because they were convinced we'd have a snow day. Unfortunately, we didn't have a snow day, and we failed. FML

#21035327
64 comments

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On 01/21/2014 at 6:24pm - misc - by sidldaking - United States (New Jersey)

sidldaking's comment about their FML

To follow up on the FML, I complained to my teacher and informed him about the situation. The project had multiple parts and we were given some time to work on it in class. I managed to finish my part of the project a few days earlier and all I had to do, was wait for my partners to finish their parts and I can put the whole thing together and hand it in. I kept goading my partners to finish their parts but to no avail. Finally on the night before the deadline, I begged my partners to finish, but they refused due to the possible snow day the next day. My teacher understood the situation and he decided to accept my part and grade it for me while the rest of my partners failed.
P.S. Sorry for being so late

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Today, I was in a market in France, and went to ask the seller for some potatoes. I speak fluent French, but I got flustered and instead of saying "pomme de terre", which is the French for potato, I said "pomme de merde". I literally asked for an "apple of shit". FML

#21033644
134 comments

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On 01/20/2014 at 5:12am - misc - by Kaddiscott (woman) - Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige)

Kaddiscott's comment about their FML

Hi guys, OP here. I speak fluent french, I just had a little blunder. This was actually like a few months ago when I was on France on holiday, and yeah the seller gave me a funny look and we had a giggle, but then I said, ooops and that I meant to say potato. It was soooo embarrassing, my parents never let me live it down FML hahahah

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Today, I noticed that the condom in my wallet has been there so long it's left a mark. FML

#21033634
110 comments

I agree, your life sucks (43394) - you deserved it (10081)

On 01/20/2014 at 4:31am - intimacy - by arsenalfcboy (man) - United Kingdom (York)

arsenalfcboy's comment about their FML

I'm a uni student so believe me, I go out plenty. Still no luck.

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Today, after arriving home from work I found that my dog took a dump down the air conditioning vents on the floor. Now the whole house smells so good. FML

#21031439
81 comments

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On 01/18/2014 at 2:14am - animals - by seth7_ - United States (Florida)

seth7_'s comment about their FML

In the process of training, he's a puppy though. My wife was supposed to be watching him but something came up.

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Today, my family and I were having turkey for dinner. My boyfriend leaned in towards me and muttered, "I'll stuff your turkey later". Everyone heard and the whole room went dead silent. FML

#21031092
71 comments

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On 01/17/2014 at 6:59pm - intimacy - by gimmeafknbreak (woman) - United States (New Mexico)

gimmeafknbreak's comment about their FML

It was actually quite humorous. Even my father laughed...though some others didn't find my boyfriend's statement quite so funny. And for those that were asking, yes...he pulled through. in fact about twenty minutes after the "incident". haha. Those family dinners get SO boring.

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Today, I hacked into my best friend's Facebook account to message my mother about organizing a surprise party for myself for my 21st. She ignored the message for two days before replying, "I don't think so. No one would really show up and I think that would hurt her feelings." FML

#21029577
136 comments

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On 01/16/2014 at 6:45am - misc - by nolovefor21 (woman) - Australia (New South Wales)

nolovefor21's comment about their FML

OP here,

I didnt "hack" into her account really, I asked her if I could use her account to try and plan myself a surprise party.. Mainly because Ive always wanted one but never had anyone step up to do it. She gave me her password so I could do it.

But apparently that was a waste of time according to my mother...

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