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Spicy details and delicious explanations are on this section’s menu, which contains hundreds of stories commented on by their original posters. The people who share their mishaps return to bring you some clarifications. They tell us all about their FML, and it’s a real pleasure.

Today, I realized how poor I am when I had to use sharpies to color in the worn spots on my dress shoes before leaving for work. FML

#19265043
204 comments

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On 03/12/2012 at 4:12pm - money - by bowser_rawr16 (woman) - Canada

bowser_rawr16's comment about their FML

OP here. Thanks lol. That's actually exactly what I was doing. I'm only 21, and I work in a very professional office, and I always need to look my best. I can't afford new shoes at the time, so that's why I sharpied them.

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Today, I moved out of my apartment by the highway and airport, and into a new place below people who blast loud music, stomp their feet, and slam doors throughout the night. I haven't had a decent night's sleep in over a year. FML

#19260484
82 comments

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On 03/11/2012 at 10:13pm - misc - by SakuraFubuki92 - United States (Florida)

SakuraFubuki92's comment about their FML

Well, I get disability because I can't walk well and am really sick so I barely make enough to put up my part of the rent, let alone move. My best friend/roommate has already complained.

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Today, I was discussing the possibility of other life in the universe with my friend. She said the universe isn't big enough for it to be possible, and that we would know about it already, because "there are only 8 planets in the universe." FML

#19259080
297 comments

I agree, your life sucks (24913) - you deserved it (2803)

On 03/11/2012 at 6:37pm - misc - by daninalani (woman) - United States (California)

daninalani's comment about their FML

FML bc i spent all morning trying to tell her about how big the universe was. she just got angry.

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Today, at work at a gas station kiosk, a man requested a carton of cigarettes. We keep our cigarettes on a high shelf. I'm short and very large chested so I have to jump in order to reach the carton. He said, "I only come here for the entertainment" and left without purchasing his cigarettes. FML

#19256293
243 comments

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On 03/11/2012 at 8:38am - work - by aprilmay91 - United States

aprilmay91's comment about their FML

We have a step stool but it broken and the last time I used it i fell and twisted my ankle and bruised my arm.

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Today, I was opening a present my boyfriend got me for my 21st birthday. What I unwrapped was a Kay jewelers box. Excited, I opened it to find a ring made out of a one dollar bill. FML

#19256169
190 comments

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On 03/11/2012 at 7:33am - love - by AkGirl1991 - United States (Alaska)

AkGirl1991's comment about their FML

This is the poster, and actually I had bought him a promise ring on valentines day. He used the box I gave him....I just thought. I might have been getting one in return. And no, I am not materialistic or ungrateful, and I know he can afford it. Just got my hopes up. If he had JUST given me the ring, it would have been great.

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Today, I went to the dorm showers to use the facilities. As I was getting in the shower, I slipped and landed face first into a puddle. It wasn't water. FML

#19232768
98 comments

I agree, your life sucks (27038) - you deserved it (1955)

On 03/07/2012 at 11:25am - misc - by whatawaste - United States (Indiana)

chaoticxxxmess's comment about their FML

I was holding on to my towel and I landed on the side my face.

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Today, my boyfriend decided to piss in the shower while I was standing next to him. I did not mind, until I realised the water flows away incredibly slowly. I had to stand in his piss while the shower filled itself with the sweet odor of fresh urine. FML

#19231993
122 comments

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On 03/07/2012 at 5:28am - misc - by DjeePee (woman) - Belgium (Antwerpen)

DjeePee's comment about their FML

A lot of things, I suppose.

I don't mind whether he's pissing near me or not, as long as I don't have to watch his piss reaching my feet when it's too late to run away, it's alright.

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Today, my hatred for IKEA reignited when I rammed my knee into my hotel bathroom's plexiglass counter top while I was drying myself off. Their interior designer must have have been suffering brain damage when she matched everything with the floor tiles. FML

#19203292
109 comments

I agree, your life sucks (14205) - you deserved it (5666)

On 03/02/2012 at 4:06pm - health - by Skyra (woman) - Portugal (Setubal)

Skyra's comment about their FML

To the people that keep having a hissy fit about me hating IKEA — deal with it.
It's a matter of personal taste and I happen to dislike not only the design of their pieces but also the quality of their furniture; which is rubbish.
You like it? Fine, whatever. I couldn't care less. I don't like it and I'm not changing my mind just because you think I should like it. And, again, personally, to me, IKEA is overrated.
With that in mind, please feel free to hate me, or my furniture preferences, as much as you like; I'll be here in my little country having a life.

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Today, I realized how bad my feelings of inadequacy compared to other women and jealousy are when I started thumbing down songs on Pandora simply because the cover art had a better looking woman than me on it. FML

#19169020
163 comments

I agree, your life sucks (7807) - you deserved it (26457)

On 02/26/2012 at 5:18pm - misc - by Larentiah (woman) - United States

Larentiah's comment about their FML

OP here. You guys, you make me laugh. I AM seeking help, I have a counselor and a psychiatrist and a loving boyfriend who is trying to help me get over these problems. I'm bipolar and have an anxiety disorder. I HAVE these problems (the inadequacy thing) because I've been cheated on many times in my past, and was ridiculed to high hell in all my years of school from age 7 to 18, and from truly horrible stepparents at home, culminating in my hospitalization for depression.

Some of things I've seen people say about me, I would like to answer. No, I don't give a shit about cover art with males, glad my other comments make you laugh?, isn't the point of FML to be a whining bitch to some degree, no I'm not forever alone: see third sentence of this comment, and lastly, I'm very aware I need help thanks: anything else obvious to state?

To those of you giving me encouragement - thank you, it means more than you know. For those of you insulting me and all the other rude comments - fuck off. Everyone has insecurities, it's not like I chose to have this happen to me.

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Today, I was sitting at the mall food court, and wearing a "Blink If You Want Me" shirt. A guy walked by, saw my shirt, and made a point of holding a staring contest with me before moving on. FML

#19139101
151 comments

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On 02/22/2012 at 2:40pm - misc - by KittenNomNom - United States (Texas)

KittenNomNom's comment about their FML

Ahahah everyone, the shirt was a joke.
I wasn't really offended, we ended up becoming friends afterwards. A lot of you are right, he has a great sense of humor and he was just teasing. It didn't kill my self esteem or anything of that sort, I just thought it might give someone a laugh (:
Thanks for all the comments and such~

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Today, everyone in my house has a horrible stomach flu. My two toddler nephews don't understand that they need to throw up in the bathroom, so they just blow chunks everywhere. I have to clean it up, while trying not to do the same. FML

#19137535
108 comments

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On 02/22/2012 at 7:02am - health - by AndelleRae (woman) - United States

AndelleRae's comment about their FML

This is mine.

They are two and three years old, and while I tried to give them little buckets, they didn't always make it in. It's my job to watch them because I am their full time live in nanny. My sister works third shift and her husband recently passed away, so it's down to me to take care of them.

Everyone is over it now, but it was a pretty nasty couple of days, for sure.

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