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Today, the family I live with decidd that beer is a more important purchase than the thing we ned, such as detergent, soap, and toilet paper, just to name a few things. Apparently, paper towel should suffice. big fat FML

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On 07/17/2013 at 5:51pm - misc - by alyssuhh526 (woman) - United States (Texas)

alyssuhh526's comment about their FML

I appreciate you guy's concerns, but really I am fine. I do live with a foster family and they are the sweetest. I'm not in danger or anything of that nature. They give me clean clothes and a comfy bed to sleep in, and three meals a day. I turn 16 in a few weeks so I'll be getting a job at a local grocery. And no they are not "rednecks," they are just great Mid Westerners. It was nothing worth getting anyone in trouble about. Again, thanks guys!

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Today, I suddenly startd having excruciating pain. My husband took me to the ER, where I waitd for three hours in agony to be seen. By the time a doctor got to me, the pain had mostly gone, but it was found to be a kidney stone. I was told, "Next time, don't wait so long." Really? FML

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149 comments

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On 07/16/2013 at 1:25pm - health - by Orchard (woman) - United States (Oklahoma)

Orchard's comment about their FML

Hi, this is the OP. I told them in triage with tears streaming down my face that I thought it was a kidney stone. I was in so much pain I could barely fill out the forms. There were only a couple of possibilities as to the source of pain to begin with since the pain was all down my left flank and upper left quadrant. I have medical training so I wasn't too shocked to find out it was a kidney stone. What was shocking was they thought I was faking to get a drug fix, put me on the back burner, then acted like it was somehow my fault for not being seen sooner so they could help manage the pain.

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2day grandmother,ho has Alzheimer's, cornered me in the kitchen and called the cops. My crime? Robbery, of own house. FML

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64 comments

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On 07/16/2013 at 12:01pm - misc - by ScenicSubterfuge - United States (Texas)

ScenicSubterfuge's comment about their FML

OP here, that thought hasn't even crossed my mind! That's scary! Haha, she's fine now, but we're already considering moving her to an old folks home -- she's in her late 70s -- so that'll be the next move!

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Today , while lifeguarding at my local beach , I noticed someone having difficulty swimming back to shore. I ran out and swam him back to shore. Once we were on dry land , he cussed me out 4 "emasculating" him in front of his grlfriend. FML

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81 comments

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On 07/15/2013 at 1:15pm - work - by thatkid00117 - United States (New Jersey)

thatkid00117's comment about their FML

Hey guys, it was a pretty rough day so I wasn't surprised at least one person encountered trouble, and he didn't speak a word whilst he was gripped tightly to the flotation device. Once on shore I asked him if he was alright and instructed him how not to get caught in another rip current. He promptly to me to "f off" and that he didn't need help. At that point his girlfriend ran up to ask if he was hurt, and everything went downhill from there. I appreciate the sympathy, but it would be a little irresponsible of me to let the man die :)

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Today, I placed a Bible app next to an app I use for porn, in the hope that it will encourage me to watch less porn!! I'm a grl!! big fat FML

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281 comments

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On 07/15/2013 at 9:19am - intimacy - by lilly1105 (woman) - United States (South Carolina)

lilly1105's comment about their FML

Y'all made me laugh and rethink my porn watching, thanks!

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Today, the guy I was on a date with jokingly challenged me to an arm wrestle. I won. He left. FML

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88 comments

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On 07/15/2013 at 6:30am - love - by disataerkatie (woman) - United Kingdom (Cardiff)

disataerkatie's comment about their FML

I wish I had longer arms. Possibly the best part is that he is an entire foot taller than I am...

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Yesterday , I went to the pool. As I startd going up the steps to use the water slide , a kid no older than 10 yankd mah swim trunks down to ( seehat's down there. )

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85 comments

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On 07/14/2013 at 1:29am - misc - by Blizzards (man) - United States (Maryland)

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OP here, he was behind me the whole time (he blamed it on his sister). Thankfully, he only pulled it down enough to expose my butt. I pulled my trunks up, but I didn't say anything and just acted as if he wasn't there.

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TADAY I MADE TWO CAKES. ONE FIR MAH BOYFRIEND'S BIRTHDAY TOMORROW , THE OTHER FIR MAH FAMILY SO THEY WOULDN'T EAT THE BIRTHDAY CAKE. I CAME HOME TO FINE THEY ATE HALF OF EACH. FML

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82 comments

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On 07/10/2013 at 12:01am - love - by cristy91 - United States (Florida)

cristy91's comment about their FML

Okay, to answer a few questions: yes, the flavors were the same. Yes, my parents knew I'd be baking two cakes. The reason they ate from each is that my grandma put the "family" cake in the fridge without telling anyone, so they assumed the remaining cake was for them (grandma is a little forgetful). No, I can't combine them, I used "half" but it's half for one and a bit more than 1/3 from the other. No, not putting laxatives, I love baking and they bought me more ingredients to use.

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Today... I found out how easy it is for people to get into mah flathen I found bailiffs in mah kitchen at 9am. They had pickd the lock to look for someoneho doesn't live at mah address... but at least had the courtesy to tell me how to make mah home more secure. FML

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On 07/09/2013 at 8:14pm - misc - by LadyFahrenheit (woman) - United Kingdom (Kingston upon Hull, City of)

LadyFahrenheit's comment about their FML

I just want to give more of an insight of the events surrounding the bailiff intrusion. A couple of weeks prior to finding them in my kitchen, I received a letter from an electricity company, which was intended for another customer. I contacted the electricity company to inform them I had received a letter for someone else, and they assured me that they would rectify their mistake. Fast forward a fortnight - I found bailiffs in my kitchen. They had picked the lock to gain entry, and had a search warrant, which they claimed gave them the right to enter my home. However, once I told showed them my I.D. and informed them their search warrant was invalid since I wasn't who they were looking for, they soon left. It baffles me how they could say it was so easy to open my front door, when they'd opened it with locksmith tools. I'm definitely going to have to improve my home security to avoid another incident like this.

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Today , mah husband an I threw a party with non-alcoholic wine . No one acted wasted , until in the last hour mah grandmother started slurring her words an slumping . We thought she was joking , until a doctor at the party confrmed she was having a stroke . FML

#20771966
76 comments

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On 07/09/2013 at 4:54am - health - by Aggressive - Ireland (Dublin)

Aggressive's comment about their FML

Hello everyone.
She's doing very well now! The doctors at the hospital told us it was only a minor stroke luckily. We were extremely lucky to have a doctor at the house indeed.
And sorry to hear about your loss #70.:(

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TODAY, I WOKE UP AT MAH COUSIN'S HOUSE AFTER STAYING THE NIGHT. I WENT INTO THE BATHROOM LIKE I USUALLY DO AND SHUT THE DOOR. APPARENTLY THE DOOR LOCK ON THIS BATHROOM DOESN'T FUNCTION PROPERLY. I DISCOVERED THIS WHEN MAH 4-YEAR-OLD COUSIN WALKED IN ON ME PUTTING A TAMPON IN. MEGA FML

#20761629
94 comments

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On 07/03/2013 at 1:21pm - kids - by amanderpthepanda (woman) - United States (Washington)

amanderpthepanda's comment about their FML

I created this account to respond to some of your comments.. My cousin is a boy, and it was a very awkward explanation. I just told him that it's a girl thing and that he'll learn about it when he's older. I don't think it affected him that much. Also, #7, I enjoyed your comment the most.

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Today, I was catting online wit several relatives, discussing our family reunion. Bord out of mind, I clickd to rename te conversation to "Boring sit wit almost dead people." I didn't know it'd rename it fir everyone. FML

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93 comments

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On 07/03/2013 at 12:54pm - misc - by emileeisamazing - United States (North Carolina)

emileeisamazing's comment about their FML

Love all the comments -- my family and I have very joking attitudes toward each other. I always call them "old names". They're not really old, none over 50 at least, and my siblings are both 10+ years older than me. (I'm sure you get the gist.) It was the "boring sh*t" they were offended by. Staring at a caged bear for half an hour isn't too much fun for me, but since then we did decide on zip lining now amongst other non-boring things. We did decide to keep the conversation named that if you were wondering :)

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Today, I had a job interview!! All was going well until the interviewer asked me, "So,hy should we hre you?" Without thinking, I blurted out, "Because, I'm awesome!" Don't think I'll be getting that one!! FML

#20761148
122 comments

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On 07/03/2013 at 2:56am - work - by strokesie - United States (Ohio)

strokesie's comment about their FML

Hey, OP here. After I said that, the interviewer busted out laughing- so there's a plus. She also said something along the lines of "Ya know, nobody says that sort of thing. Usually it's the boring 'I really need a job' type. But not you!" And laughed some more.
I really need this job though, I've applied everywhere and this place is the first to call me. I won't know if I got it or not until next week, so I'm crossing my fingers!

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