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Today, my cat decided to use my bowl of rice krispies as his litter box. FML

#21251792
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On 09/04/2014 at 1:47pm - animals - by mlustpdx (man) - United States (Oregon)

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true. and the reason why is my son decided to block the opening to the litter box and the cereal looked like his litter. can't get made about that

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Today, I was walking my dogs when a woman at a bus stop quite rudely exclaimed, "Keep those mutts away from my kid". I replied just as rudely that I wouldn't want them anywhere near her dirty sprog. It was then we both realised she was a customer that I regularly talk to at work. FML

#21251697
124 comments

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On 09/04/2014 at 8:22am - work - by Jenniesaurus (woman) - United Kingdom (Lancashire)

Jenniesaurus's comment about their FML

Finally had something FML-worthy to write and it got up! Wow, I'm surprised at the amount of supportive comments, they definitely make me feel a little better! I admit I shouldn't have been quite so rude, but I am fiercely protective of my dogs (they're rescue dogs and I've had them for 13 years) and I really don't like kids, and especially the mothers that, like her, look like they can't even look after themselves. I called the child dirty because he was quite literally dirty, stains all down his shirt and crumbs and chocolate all around his mouth. I know they may have happened since she left the house and the mum might have no way to clean him but there are so so many women on benefits who just have children for the sake of it around my area when they obviously can't afford to look after them. My two biggest peeves, women like that and people insulting dogs got to me big time! Thankfully I haven't seen her in work yet, hoping she'll steer clear of me and go to a different cashier in the future....

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Today, my goat decided my hairstyle was so last season and restyled it for me with his teeth. FML

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86 comments

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On 09/01/2014 at 12:22pm - animals - by the3goatlady - United States (Wisconsin)

the3goatlady's comment about their FML

Hi. I'm OP. I have 3 goats and they're very sweet and playful. One of my goats will nibble clothes if you don't watch him, but never did I think he'd bite 5 inches of hair off! Oh well. If you hate goats it's no skin off my back.

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Today, I got a job. My parents have decided it's now a better idea to take money from my paycheck instead of grounding me. FML

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173 comments

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On 08/29/2014 at 5:21pm - money - by unseeable - United States (Arizona)

unseeable's comment about their FML

To clear up some questions I wanna start by saying I'm 17 and currently training to be a manager at mcdonalds. I work 40 hours a week and go to high school as a senior. I don't have much time for friends so they figured grounding me wasn't exactly the best punishment. They decided to start charging me for bad grades or not being able to do some chores or simple stuff like that, nothing too major. I thought that it seemed a little unjust for taking my hard worked money from me because of course it only happens to me in my family because I work the most and everyone else has more time for being grounded.

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Today, I got my wisdom teeth removed. All I can remember is crying to my mom because I thought spoons were taking over the world. FML

#21246328
138 comments

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On 08/27/2014 at 8:24am - health - by KristaAaronn - United States (Tennessee)

KristaAaronn's comment about their FML

OP here! I also told her that they reason they made sporks was because they wanted to completely rid the world of forks

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Today, I tried to contact my college's financial aid office. After listening to the same damn "Our counselors are busy" message for over an hour, someone picked up the phone and hung up immediately. FML

#21246248
49 comments

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On 08/27/2014 at 3:07am - money - by drayloon (man) - United States (California)

drayloon's comment about their FML

Good to know I'm not the only one the system bends over and goes to town on. But as far as driving out there to speak to them in person goes, it's about a 9 hour drive assuming there isn't too much traffic, which there usually is, so that's not a particularly viable option

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Today, as I got out the shower, my mom walked in to give me a towel, then quickly covered her eyes and said, "Woah, I almost saw your penis. Good things it's ridiculously small." I had friends over, and I'm pretty sure I'll hear about this for at least the next month. FML

#21246120
122 comments

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On 08/26/2014 at 11:02pm - misc - by LolKaleb - United States (Texas)

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It got posted yay. Well some were asking why I showered while friends were over. I had came from the gym and I left my door unlocked for them to come in since they were walking distance away. As I came back sweaty I decided to shower so I wouldn't ruin the couch. As I got out my mom came in to give me a towel since she didn't want me using my old one but she so happened to come in at the same time as me getting out the shower. My friends are still talking about it so yeah I have a good 2 or 3 weeks left before it's over.

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Today, I had to go to a public restroom. I have anxiety problems and can't go unless I'm the only one in the room. Another girl came in right after me, and I was waiting for her to leave. She was also waiting. After a while, I left first and had to hold my pee for a few more hours. FML

#21245536
127 comments

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On 08/26/2014 at 12:17am - misc - by DumbAndYoung (woman) - United States (Oklahoma)

DumbAndYoung's comment about their FML

OP here, I can't believe this got posted! First of all, I was at school when this happened, I went during lunch. I left when lunch was about over and I had to go to class. I know I need to overcome my fears, I've been this way for a long time. I'm also very shy. I don't usually tell people about it because they just think it's pathetic or stupid. My anxiety influences actions I make on a daily basis, and it sucks. I appreciate the sympathy, and the tips! I'll definitely keep trying to overcome it.

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Today, I was sitting in a boring lecture. Out of bordom, I made a fish-faces with my mouth. Somehow, I made the most realistic fart noise I've ever heard in the process. The whole room stared at me. FML

#21244661
57 comments

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On 08/24/2014 at 9:09pm - misc - by annababyyyy - United States (Maryland)

annababyyyy's comment about their FML

Hi! Op here, I've been a loyal fml user for 4 years now and I can't believe this got posted! Let me just clear some things up:

The lecture was part of my summer camp - not college. I'm 16.

I wasn't taking notes because it was summer camp.

I wish I pretended it wasn't me, but I was so in shock I couldn't think straight!! Even the lecturer stared at me

My friends where there and laughed hysterically, and I quickly explained what happened. I am capable of laughing at myself, so it wasn't that bad.

as for all the fish puns- keep um coming!!

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secretninja64's comment about their FML

Hey guys, OP here. Thank you to all of those who are telling me that I can do better and that they don't need me. The job was at Taco Johns so I wasn't all too devastated to be fired. I would have liked them to tell me the real reason they fired me or come to me and tell me what I was doing wrong so I could have a chance to fix it before they fired me but sadly they were not mature enough to do that. The main manager at the store really didn't like me for some reason unknown to me so I'm guessing that's why she fired me. Unfortunately I do live in a state where they do not need a reason to fire someone. Needless to say I will be finding another job. Who knows, maybe I'll go work at Taco Bell, haha. Thanks again.

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Today, my girlfriend of three weeks found the engagement ring I tried to give to my ex. She started crying and said yes. FML

#21241178
178 comments

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On 08/19/2014 at 7:37pm - love - by lentmarz - United States (Idaho)

lentmarz's comment about their FML

The story behind this is that when I proposed to my ex, and she said no, I was devastated. I hadn't really gotten over her, but my family set me up and I went out with her to humor them. We had a nice night and had gone out several times since.

As for the ring, the materials were worth about $4000 and I spent over 2 weeks smelting and hand designing it. I spent so much time on it, that it didn't feel right to sell it.

Also, I have made the decision never to see her again. So yes, I ran.

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Today, I was waiting at a stop light in the left turn lane, when a homeless guy on the sidewalk walked up to my car with a, "Bet you can't hit me with a quarter" sign. The lady on my right decided to throw a quarter at him, but it missed and hit my windshield. She yelled, "Oh fuck!" and drove away. FML

#21240597
62 comments

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On 08/18/2014 at 5:25pm - misc - by StephLo (woman) - United States (California)

StephLo's comment about their FML

No windshield damage that I could see, just sort of startling that she would throw a coin two lanes away during heavy traffic -___-

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Today, my roommate decided to throw a huge party in the early hours of the morning. I have to start at my new job soon, a window just got smashed, and I'm tired as hell. FML

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53 comments

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On 08/16/2014 at 7:53pm - work - by auzziegirl1938 - Australia (New South Wales)

auzziegirl1938's comment about their FML

OP here, got an email saying it's been published, so woooo, cheerin on that one haha.
The story is that I moved in on campus recently, and my roommates aren't that bad but they're pretty out there. I was a little miffed, I had told them that I was starting a new job in the morning and that I was sick, they started partying just as went to bed and kept it up until about 3-4am, and I had to be up at 5.
As for the window being smashed, someone decided it would be fun to push the heater through the window. Apparently it was cold outside.
For the people saying things like "if you can't beat them join them" I don't think walking in after 0 hours sleep would confirm that job for me.
As for the window puns..! Keep them coming, love it haha keeping me very amused! ???

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