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Today, I realised I was far too attached to my duvet. Literally. I just got a large tattoo on my back, and my duvet somehow stuck to my skin during the night and formed part of the scab. I now have the joy of deciding whether to tear it off fast or peel it away slowly. FML

#21306764
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On 11/27/2014 at 11:30am - health - by Dramori -

Dramori's comment about their FML

OP here! Thanks for the funny comments! This actually happened a couple of years ago - it was my first tatt and was only told to rub it regularly with savlon until it healed, and to sleep on my stomach. I ended up jumping in the shower and soaked the duvet to peel off slowly. As seen from my profile pic it wasn't damaged in the end and turned out pretty damn sweet!

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Today, I had to end a first date with the words, "You can get out of my car and go upstairs yourself, or I can come around and drag you out, bring you up the stairs, and knock on your door," because he'd gotten completely plastered in a span of about three hours. And yes, I had to drag him. FML

#21306608
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On 11/27/2014 at 2:12am - love - by nep012 - United States

nep012's comment about their FML

Can't believe I got published on my first submit!!! Made an account just to comment back haha. First of all, wow, thanks for all the support :) and no, there will be no second date! Also yes, I am a girl lol, and dragging him out wasn't really that hard.

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Today, my mother requested that I return the $500 she had previously given me to help me pay for college. Her reasoning? "You work three jobs, you can afford it." I work three jobs because she decided buying herself a car was more important than my schooling. FML

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On 11/26/2014 at 4:43pm - money - by theaaxis (woman) - United States

theaaxis's comment about their FML

Wow, this got published! To give a little background, my mom had been telling me for years that she would pay for my first two years of college, though she's a fickle woman, so I kept a backup plan. When she withdrew the offer, I accepted the situation gracefully, and am now taking a gap year, working 77 hours a week, so I won't have to depend on her. Any resentment over the money is over the week's notice I was given, which even still makes me worry about her financial situation more so than my own. That she wants even the gift back does bother me a little, but I by no means expected her to pay my way through life, and am very much financially independent. Thanks much to the many of you who understood!

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Today, a girl said to me, "Sorry, but I have a boyfriend". I hadn't said anything to her. FML

#21302926
79 comments

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On 11/20/2014 at 7:27pm - love - by CCrew42 (man) - United States (Washington)

CCrew42's comment about their FML

I want to give some credit to the girl, it wasn't really her fault. I had gone to a river with some of my friends, and one of them tried to hook me up with her (I guess because we went to the same school?), which lead to this response from her. I was also more than 50 ft away, and not looking at anyone in particular, so I wouldn't think it was she/my friend was reading body language.

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Today, I told my mom that my boyfriend, who I've been living with for a year, and I were moving to another state at the end of the month. I told her in a restaurant, over lunch, where she then just got up and left me there without saying a word. FML

#21301244
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On 11/18/2014 at 4:26am - misc - by _RaeRae (woman) - United States (Texas)

_RaeRae's comment about their FML

I didn't have enough room to elaborate on my post. it was spur of the moment on my part too. boyfriend is in the oilfield and they needed him up and moved ASAP. so she new a week after I knew. I just needed a week for it to set in.

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Today, a customer said the pants she was buying rang up more than advertised. I quietly told her plus-sizes were not on sale. The customer yelled in front of a whole line of people, "So I'm fat and can't read! Any other insults you'd like to throw at me?" and stormed out of the store. FML

#21301098
120 comments

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On 11/17/2014 at 11:16pm - work - by HereToLaughAtU (woman) - United States (Iowa)

HereToLaughAtU's comment about their FML

hey all! OP here.
just thought I'd tell more of the story since the FMLs have to be so short. so this lady threw a fit about almost every item she was buying and when I got to the pants and she saw that they were more expensive, she went ballistic. when I explained they plus sizes were more, she freaked out. they actually were on sale, they were just more to begin with and every thing was the same percent off. I never said that her clothes specifically were plus size, I actually thought she was buying them for a gift but was discrete anyway. after she left, I put her abandoned items behind the counter so we could put them back on the shelf with returns. she came marching back in about an hour later and wanted to purchase her items. once again, she began to complain so I got mad and called the manager to deal with her. he smoothed things over with her and she left happy. when he asked me what happened I told him everything and he told me not to worry and that the woman had major issues. so yeah. that's the story.

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Today, I heard my mother say, "I feel bad for any girl that marries him because he's, what's the word? Metrosexual!" To my girlfriend. About me. FML

#21300656
67 comments

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On 11/17/2014 at 10:29am - misc - by UnchainedGaruda (man) - United States (Florida)

UnchainedGaruda's comment about their FML

Hey guys! OP here to shed light on the situation. Homecoming is this weekend and my girlfriend, mother and I were out getting the final vest and tie to finish off my attire, so I can match my girlfriend's dress. Then my mom said that. She isn't ignorant, a bigot, or anything of the sort. She was joking around and said it proudly. She went on to say that "if you're in the store buying face cream to stay smooth or whatever it is, he's right there with you to look good too" Which has an element of truth in it. I try to look good and keep myself hygienic and it pays off. It's also a bit of curiosity to be honest too! There's so many things for girls!! Anyway, my girlfriend laughed with her, and yes that's probably one of the reasons she's with me. Hope you all enjoyed!

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Today, after visiting friends for the weekend, I took the wrong train home. It was going in completely the opposite direction. I've now missed the last train back, will miss work tomorrow and have just been asked to vacate the train station. I'm 120 miles from home. FML

#21300232
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On 11/16/2014 at 6:25pm - misc - by Quackadoodledoo (man) - United Kingdom (Nottingham)

Quackadoodledoo's comment about their FML

I was watching a tv series on my tablet...after one episode (45 minutes) I looked on Google maps to see how far I had got and that's when I realised! It was a cross country train and the next station was 60 miles from where I got on the train. A place called Darlington. If I had stayed on the train all the way I would have ended up on Edinburgh!

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Today, I was watching The Walking Dead while in bed, when I heard a noise in the kitchen. I told myself I was just imagining things. Several hours later, as I was getting ready for sleep, I found out I'd actually been robbed. FML

#21299716
71 comments

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On 11/15/2014 at 5:59pm - intimacy - by Slow_Walker (woman) - Georgia (Dushet'is Raioni)

Slow_Walker's comment about their FML

Yeah for me too... my reaction was taking the biggest kitchen knife, locking the door and looking for that bastard... for the moment i thought i was capable of killing someone... it scares me.. didn't know i was capable of even thinking like this :0

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Today, I have an Army fitness test. I was worried I'd cramp up during the last mile of the run, so I drank a large amount of water in preparation. I later woke up in the very small barracks that I share with three other people, soaking in a puddle of my own piss. FML

#21299712
68 comments

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On 11/15/2014 at 5:58pm - work - by UH60 (woman) - Kuwait (Al Kuwayt)

UH60's comment about their FML

Yep, didn't cramp and so dropped two minutes off my run.

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Today, I lost all hope on making my project high quality because of my partner's incompetence. My partner, AKA the company president. FML

#21297112
38 comments

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On 11/11/2014 at 4:57pm - work - by Tyrez (man) - United States

Tyrez's comment about their FML

The project we are working on is a video. So far it looks like something we would have done in high school. He thinks that a screenshot means taking a picture of the screen. I should probably take your advice and do most of it on my own but make sure he feels like he contributed ;)

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Today, my cat tunneled her way under the covers to sleep beside me. It was really cute until she panicked in the middle of the night and practically skinned me alive trying to find her way out. FML

#21296756
83 comments

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On 11/11/2014 at 3:03am - animals - by LittleRed79 - Canada

LittleRed79's comment about their FML

Umm...yeah, so she wasn't suffocating at all, this is just her own particular brand of crazy. She's a rescue and she's terrified of EVERYTHING. There was a loud noise next door that spooked her so evidently she decided that she needed to hide...as though she wasn't hidden enough already. The best part for me was when she tried to tunnel her way back in about 5 minutes later. Couldn't help laughing!

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