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Today, at 7am, I was woken up by a telemarketer. He tried to sell me a bedroom set containing "a comfortable pillow and goose feather cover". I was working the graveyard shift and had only just gotten to sleep an hour earlier. FML

#17744412
147 comments

I agree, your life sucks (22049) - you deserved it (2278)

On 09/14/2011 at 2:50pm - work - by kareltje (man) - Netherlands (Utrecht)

kareltje's comment about their FML

Can't they make a living during office hours? That would've given me 2 hours of sleep at least...

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Today, my parents came to my house for my birthday. My mom backed her car into my motorcycle, knocking it over. She said because it was my birthday I could pay for the damages to her car later. FML

#17743896
111 comments

I agree, your life sucks (27917) - you deserved it (1694)

On 09/14/2011 at 12:42pm - money - by Zx6r (man) - United States

Zx6r's comment about their FML

It only slid down my driveway messed up the paint and clutch cover. Happy birthday to me

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Today, I got kicked off the train because I refused to stand for an old lady who wanted to sit down. There was an empty seat right next to me. FML

#17741945
125 comments

I agree, your life sucks (26417) - you deserved it (6385)

On 09/14/2011 at 1:42am - misc - by Godsfavourite (woman) - Australia (Victoria)

Godsfavourite's comment about their FML

The train had those seats that run parallel with the walls of the train, not the window and aisle seats. And I tell you know that the lady was just one of those people that looks down their nose at most youth. I was in no way disrespectful to her and when I pointed out the seat next to me and she went and told the security guards that I refused to stand up for her. It's messed up, man. OP

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Today, my husband went downstairs to play Call of Duty. When he came back after only 20 minutes I said, "Awww, did you miss me?" He said, "No, the controller died." FML

#17708616
123 comments

I agree, your life sucks (23969) - you deserved it (7045)

On 09/10/2011 at 1:15am - misc - by bluestarr1 - United States (Ohio)

bluestarr1's comment about their FML

I'm pregnant & on bed-rest. I rely on him for a lot since I can't go downstairs. I thought him playing COD with his friends would give us a break from our constant interactions with each other. It just wasn't long enough for him. And keeping him entertained wasn't a part of our wedding vowels.

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Today, I needed to pay off a $35 parking ticket. To try and get some sort of revenge, I went to the bank and got 3,500 pennies, dumped them into a bucket, and refused to pay with anything besides the pennies. They called the police. I was arrested and cited $147. FML

#17701146
324 comments

I agree, your life sucks (14942) - you deserved it (31403)

On 09/09/2011 at 12:04am - money - by Not_you17 - United States (Georgia)

Not_you17's comment about their FML

Ok so here is an update, they canceled my $147 fine because I was using 100% legal us tender. However in order to pay off the $35 in pennies they had to either be rolled by the bank or I had to count them 1 by 1, so I rolled 'em.

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Today, after falling on my way out the door, hitting a bird with my car, and sitting in an hour and a half of traffic, I remembered I had the day off work. FML

#17688487
127 comments

I agree, your life sucks (27223) - you deserved it (11785)

On 09/07/2011 at 1:37pm - work - by seriously? - United States

LittlexSparrow's comment about their FML

Did it say the bird died? Lol

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Today, my roommate got completely wasted. He was so drunk he thought the fridge was talking. He decided to make it stop by unplugging it. Most of our food is basically ruined now. FML

#17677805
122 comments

I agree, your life sucks (24191) - you deserved it (2243)

On 09/06/2011 at 1:56am - misc - by Mattador - United States (Georgia)

Mattador's comment about their FML

And by basically I mean completely ruined.

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Today, I have been released from jail because my idiot friends decided to get me a surprise hooker for my birthday. Turns out "Candy" was actually an undercover cop. My friends ditched me. I was the only one arrested. FML

#17649584
152 comments

I agree, your life sucks (38886) - you deserved it (3766)

On 09/03/2011 at 12:48am - intimacy - by BlootheBawss - United States (Florida)

Bloothebawss's comment about their FML

It's illegal where I live. And yeah, I'm working in the new friends thing.

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Today, I found out that getting caught in a barbed wire fence isn't as bad as it sounds. Running through a forest at night, tripping over one, rolling down an embankment, and getting swiped by a car, however, is. FML

#17637406
176 comments

I agree, your life sucks (23526) - you deserved it (6506)

On 09/01/2011 at 5:58pm - misc - by Why_Not31 - United States (Wisconsin)

Why_Not31's comment about their FML

It was one of those knee-high single wire barbed fences they use to keep deer/horses and stuff away from certain places like roads...I think. I don't really know what those fences do, except trip people and hurt a lot. At least it wasn't electric.

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Today, I was mugged by three guys. I fought back, and knocked one down. This made them angry, so they stole my clothes as well. FML

#17634976
129 comments

I agree, your life sucks (28284) - you deserved it (3190)

On 09/01/2011 at 11:24am - misc - by ScottishLad1 (man) - United Kingdom (Bedfordshire)

ScottishLad1's comment about their FML

This was mine, just made this account to explain. I was walking home at about 2 in the morning from a night out, and these three guys just walked up demanding everything. I had been drinking so I wasn't going to say yes, and you know the rest. Thank God no one was there.

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Today, in a queue to the ATM, a hot girl was standing in front of me. The girl's boyfriend grabbed her ass. She turned around and slapped me. FML

#17620892
106 comments

I agree, your life sucks (29577) - you deserved it (2069)

On 08/30/2011 at 12:39pm - misc - by Zolesz96 (man) - Hungary (Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok)

Zolesz96's comment about their FML

It was a bit of awkward.
The girl was a twenty-something and her boyfriend was over thirty.
Jó látni a magyar kommenteket.

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Today, my husband, who's a recovering alcoholic, and I are on holiday with our kids. He's decided he can have a few drinks because he deserves "a holiday too". He doesn't see why this should ruin ours. FML

#17610887
90 comments

I agree, your life sucks (23442) - you deserved it (2518)

On 08/29/2011 at 7:17am - misc - by happymum - Netherlands (Utrecht)

happymum's comment about their FML

He got my point in THE end. Took me a while though!

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Today, not long after having had my college volleyball scholarship confirmed, I broke my ankle after stepping on and tripping over a toy my baby sister had left out. No scholarship and no college whatsoever now. FML

#17585772
114 comments

I agree, your life sucks (32641) - you deserved it (2331)

On 08/26/2011 at 12:44pm - misc - by Anonymous - United States

scooterr14's comment about their FML

im OP.and the break was bad enough that the scholarship was revoked. im not gonna be able to play volleyball for a few years due to ligament damage. im an outside hitter and i wont be able to jump. i could switch to libero but i wouldnt even manage to red shirt. my grades are not high enough for academic entrance

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