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Today, the drummer of my band briefly mentioned something about not being allowed into the United States, just as he left our last practice before our big tour in America. FML

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On 01/20/2013 at 7:27am - work - by musicalrose_21 (woman) - United Kingdom (West Sussex)

musicalrose_21's comment about their FML

Hey, OP here, sorry I waited so long to reply to this but I didn't realise it got published! In the end, we left him behind and got my boyfriend's brother to drum for us. He's not out of the band though! I thought I could trust him.

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Today, I attended my aunt's open-casket funeral. My sister spent the first quarter of an hour neither grieving nor celebrating her life, but whining that the "cute" clothes my aunt was dressed in could have been handed down to her, instead of being "wasted". FML

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On 01/19/2013 at 3:38pm - misc - by sophietr8 (woman) - Netherlands (Friesland)

sophietr8's comment about their FML

In order to explain more, my aunt had promised to lend her the shirt, so she was a little angry that my uncle used that one in the open casket. It was just a momentary thing, but yeah, it was pretty bitchy. I already had a long conversation with her about it.

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Today, while sledding with my daughter, I tried getting her to go down a steeper slope than she's used to. She was worried she'd crash, so I went first to show her how it's done. I lost control halfway down the hill, bailed, and rolled into a tree. My wife has it on video. FML

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63 comments

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On 01/19/2013 at 1:39pm - misc - by Fluffydemise - United States

Fluffydemise's comment about their FML

OP here. Just made an account.

Will consider posting the video!

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Today, I was driving and noticed a police car parked in a spot reserved for the handicapped. I stopped my car and got out to take a picture. The cop gave me a ticket for parking in the road. FML

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135 comments

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On 01/19/2013 at 1:14am - money - by LaLince (man) - Switzerland

LaLince's comment about their FML

Hi folks, OP here!

I didn't want to post the pic anywhere or use it against the police. I respect their work.

I just wanted to take a funny picture.

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Today, I was having a conversation with my mother during which I described something as being pungent. She thought I had made up the word, so I grabbed the dictionary to show her that I hadn't. She then became enraged, threw the dictionary at my head and told me never to talk to her again. FML

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On 01/17/2013 at 1:38am - misc - by Mizzaroo - United States (Washington)

Mizzaroo's comment about their FML

Oh I've played scrabble with her in the past. I stopped after a while.

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Today, I was having a conversation with my mother during which I described something as being pungent. She thought I had made up the word, so I grabbed the dictionary to show her that I hadn't. She then became enraged, threw the dictionary at my head and told me never to talk to her again. FML

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On 01/17/2013 at 1:38am - misc - by Mizzaroo - United States (Washington)

Mizzaroo's comment about their FML

Actually, I was trying to show it wasn't a made up word. :)

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Today, while moving into my new place, I saw my new, elderly neighbor sitting on her porch. I cheerfully greeted her with, "Hello, how are you?" She simply rocked slowly in her chair and replied, "Just waiting to die." She was the most cheerful person I met all day. FML

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On 01/16/2013 at 6:22pm - misc - by Kallian - United States

Kallian's comment about their FML

I don't think it's getting any better...

And I can't believe I forgot to sign into my account when I submitted this.

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Today, I realized I'm so lonely that I get comfort from hearing my neighbor snore through my apartment wall. FML

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On 01/13/2013 at 2:24am - love - by LilRedRiding_27 - United States (California)

LilRedRiding_27's comment about their FML

Op here. Just for clarity I am in shape, I do own a cat but he doesn't exactly solve bedtime loneliness, i do have a roomate but shes on winter break. Comes down to shyness and social awkwardness which I'm working on. And needing to get laid...Also working on it. But thanks for the suggestions.

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Today, I was making wedding plans with my fiancé. His mother kept complaining about everything, and insisted it was pointless to plan because it's just our "first marriage." She then tried to convince him to dump me and move back in with her because "she's all he'll ever need." FML

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On 01/13/2013 at 2:22am - love - by CaitiieBuggs - United States (Oregon)

CaitiieBuggs's comment about their FML

Op here to give a year later update:
After my husband confronted her about the comments she tried to backtrack and do that whole "you misunderstood what I was saying" thing, although she said it pretty damn directly, like word for word.
Wedding happened without anymore major problems from her, hubby's sister on the other hand is a different story.
Mother in law has tried to convince us to move in with her a few times since, but we've kindly declined each time, but she'll bring it up every so often.
She has the idea we're only together because I'm pregnant (which I'm not, but with her logic this is year 5 of my pregnancy) and my husband has called her out on that too, so for all of those wondering, he does defend and stand up for me, even if it takes a little push from my end:)I picked a good one.
Hope that answers any questions people had:)

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Today, I've been struggling with my English paper for the past hour, because I can't concentrate. This is because my mom is in the room next to me, singing to her pet rat about what a cute little boy he is, in between yelling at him to stop "molesting" her. FML

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On 01/10/2013 at 7:02pm - animals - by theycallmekitty (woman) - United States (Georgia)

theycallmekitty's comment about their FML

He's not a mouse...he's a rat. There's a big difference. Also, don't feel bad for him, he is definitely a mommas boy....

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Today, at work, a little girl came in and asked if we had any dance clothes. As I showed her, I asked if she was in a competition. When she said yes, I crossed my fingers and told her I hoped she would win. Unfortunately, I didn't cross them properly and I accidentally gave her the finger. FML

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On 01/09/2013 at 5:42am - work - by georgiamarshall_ - Australia (New South Wales)

georgiamarshall_'s comment about their FML

Hi all! Original poster here. I understand most of you don't think it's possible to accidentally stick your finger up instead of crossing them, but it's kind of an in group joke with all of my work friends that we flip the bird to each other. I guess habit took over! I am so ashamed, but at least she didn't realise what it meant and her mother wasn't around!

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Today, my roommate came back drunk from rushing fraternities. Normally I wouldn't have minded, had he not immediately pissed and thrown up everywhere after entering the room. If only I had moved my guitar and the suitcase full of clothes I had left out after returning from break. FML

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On 01/09/2013 at 1:50am - misc - by EsotericBrent (man) - United States (Pennsylvania)

EsotericBrent's comment about their FML

Oh no, the suitcase was open. Minus the one shirt I had taken out to wear that night, it was full too.

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Today, I bought myself a pair of beautiful, hand-crafted earrings with lighthouses on them. My mother was quick to point out the lighthouses look like dicks. I don't think I can ever wear them again. FML

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On 01/05/2013 at 5:04pm - misc - by musicalducky (woman) - Canada (Alberta)

musicalducky's comment about their FML

Haha, now that I've noticed it, I would gladly exchange them if I could. Unfortunately I bought them at a craft market, and therefore have no way to return them.
I'll likely just hold onto them and possibly give them to someone as a gift. Or maybe I'll just wear them. They are really pretty until someone points out the lighthouses look like dicks.

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