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Today, I received a fine for leaving my car at the airport. Each day it's been there, they added an additional $50. My car was stolen two weeks ago. FML

#18281505
87 comments

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On 11/18/2011 at 2:24pm - misc - by Hunterisawesome - Reserved

Hunterisawesome's comment about their FML

I did report, but all they told me was that theyll look for it. I didnt have to pay the full fine but still paid $120

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Today, I was heading to the beach with my mom following. I went through a yellow light and got a call from her complaining that I had left her. So, I made it a point to stop at the next yellow light. She rear-ended me. FML

#18273015
97 comments

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On 11/17/2011 at 2:35pm - misc - by TheFlickChick - United States (North Carolina)

TheFlickChick's comment about their FML

It sucks, but it was an accident, I didn't slam on brakes or anything but it was at the bottom of a little hill, and the van she was driving was much heavier and harder to stop than the mustang she is used to that will stop on a dime.

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Today, I discovered that there is nothing wrong with our snowblower. I live in Alaska and for the last 10 years I have been shoveling our long steep driveway because I thought the snowblower was broken. Reality? My mother has "never been able to get it out of the shed." FML

#18255281
214 comments

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On 11/15/2011 at 1:00pm - misc - by dazean - United States (Alaska)

dazean's comment about their FML

In response to why didn't you buy/check/fix it yourself?
Answer: I was saving for college, and know nothing about engines. I remembered that it had been broken before, and assumed she didn't have the money to have it fixed- as we were broke most of the time and could barely afford basic necessities.

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Today, my date threw a fit, burst into tears, and made a huge scene in the middle of a crowded restaurant, all because I offered to pay. FML

#18249751
120 comments

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On 11/14/2011 at 8:29pm - love - by Izamellayella (woman) - United States (North Carolina)

Izamellayella's comment about their FML

I just now realized that this was posted, and, yes, I do realize that it was more than two months ago.

He was actually my friend's old roommate, and she introduced us around a year ago. We didn't really interact that much but I thought that he was nice, so when he asked me out, I decided that I'd at least give him a chance. For the record, it wasn't some elaborate ultra-expensive fancy restaurant, but the meal certainly wasn't cheap. I've been in the habit of offering to pay for my meals for a while now, and I certainly wasn't expecting that kind of reaction for him.

And no, I don't think that the guy paying for the date is sexist. I don't see why the girl can't pay sometimes, though, and I was just trying to be nice. If he'd wanted to pay, he could have told me instead of freaking out like that. He never called me back after that, but even if he did, I wouldn't have gone on another date with him.

I enjoyed reading your comments! Most of you guys are really funny.

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Today, I bought weed for the first time. The dealer was an undercover cop. FML

#18240812
260 comments

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On 11/13/2011 at 8:11pm - misc - by honeybadger123 - United States (Massachusetts)

honeybadger123's comment about their FML

yea it was purple haze

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Today, I got married. About five minutes after I got my huge wedding dress on, I had to pee. It took three people to help me not pee on my dress, and my bridesmaids took pictures. FML

#18225730
129 comments

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On 11/12/2011 at 3:30am - love - by summinay - United States (Tennessee)

summinay's comment about their FML

Guys, my dress wasn't elaborately big. It just has many layers. And yeah I've already laughed about it. Haha.

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Today, I picked up a broken piece of seemingly velvety cactus to show my mom. I now have a million microscopic, painful splinters in my fingers. FML

#18174548
175 comments

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On 11/06/2011 at 1:24pm - health - by OhHeySlogan - United States (Texas)

OhHeySlogan's comment about their FML

I'm the OP. That's what I did and it worked. Haha I'm still finding a few stragglers though.

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Today, I scored the winning goal in my soccer tournament. For the other team. FML

#18170638
159 comments

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On 11/06/2011 at 1:14am - misc - by XxFA1LxX - Canada (Alberta)

XxFA1LxX's comment about their FML

It was a deflection. It's not like I was stupid enough to purposely shoot on my own net.

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Today, I watched Change-Up with my dad. He made us leave half-way through the movie, because he thought I was too young to watch a movie this explicit. I'm 25. FML

#18167613
88 comments

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On 11/05/2011 at 7:58pm - misc - by mimiani (woman) - Nigeria

mimiani's comment about their FML

I am a woman and it was really awkward watching it with my dad.

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Today, I pressed snooze on my alarm clock for one of the first times ever. I ended up being late to my 8am class, and when I showed up, I couldn't start the projector. I called Tech Support. They came... and pushed the large button labeled "power." The whole class laughed. FML

#18155533
98 comments

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On 11/04/2011 at 9:32am - work - by psychteacher - United States (North Dakota)

sharkey131313131's comment about their FML

this is the original poster. yeah...i was having an off day. in my defense, normally there's a small little power button on the top of the projector and that's all i've ever needed to use. someone must have messed with it though, because evidently there's a bigger power button on the side, and that's the one i missed. i felt like an idiot :( and i'm a graduate school TA...

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Today, it was my first time taking blood on the ward. The doctor saw that I was nervous and gave me a violent old man with schizophrenia who thought I was there to kill him. FML

#18155186
70 comments

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On 11/04/2011 at 7:59am - health - by sakura_girl (woman) - United Kingdom (Birmingham)

sakura_girl's comment about their FML

Patient needs routine blood investigations; medical student needs more experience. That's the gist of it.

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Today, I spent over 20 minutes trying to convince my daughter that the word she was trying to use was "Back-pack" and not "Back-back". I never convinced her. She is 16 years old. FML

#18147886
225 comments

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On 11/03/2011 at 3:32pm - kids - by peonypiney (woman) - United States (Florida)

peonypiney's comment about their FML

This is my FML. YES, she is extremely blonde and believe it or not, a straight A student. I have never noticed she said it that way before until she had it written down. I've never caught it because we usually say "Book Bag". Her older brother finally convinced her through mockery and laughter.

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