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Today, I pulled a girl out of the way of a car. She yelled at me because I made her drop her phone, which then got run over. FML


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On 10/23/2015 at 7:07am - misc - by lolcaption2324 - United States

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No, actually she yelled, "It should've been you b*tch!" And "what the h*ell?"

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Today, I had such a big hiccup that I fell backwards down the stairs. FML


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On 10/22/2015 at 7:16pm - misc - by CalebLawrence - United States (California)

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OP here, thank you all for your concerns! I did injure myself, as some of you may of been wondering. As my tumble down the stairs began to slow down, I landed on my wrist funnily, breaking it. On the bright side my hiccups did go away! My family and I are going to remember this moment for awhile :). Again, thanks for the comments!

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Today, my long time girlfriend flew across the country to visit. My asshat roommate decided to introduce himself to her while I was in the bathroom. She left and won't answer my calls. He won't tell me what he said to her. FML


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On 10/21/2015 at 3:30pm - love - by wellshitthen - United States (Massachusetts)

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Hey all, OP here. Surprisingly, it turned out as a happy ending! My girlfriend asked my roommate to keep me busy for a while so she could run out and grab a birthday gift that she ordered at a local store since she couldn't fly it in with her. My roommate is still an asshat for choosing to give me a heart attack as a way to keep me busy, but it could have been a lot worse.

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Today, my boyfriend of 6 years broke up with me. That would have been fine, if we hadn't just moved in with his mother a week ago to save money. FML


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On 10/20/2015 at 10:00pm - love - by loko0909 - United States (Ohio)

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I made an account because this is my FML and wanted to comment on all the questions and whatnot.
My boyfriend and I had been having problems for a while now, but we just had a beautiful daughter 7 months ago, so we wanted to do our best to make things work. The place we were renting had been sold and we didn't really have the money to afford a deposit and rent towards a new place since I was only working part time due to the baby, so we moved into his moms to save up for it.
When he told me he wanted to break up, I knew in my heart that it was the right thing. Forcing something that wasn't meant to be isn't the way to go.
His mother is an amazing person and isn't forcing me and my daughter out, rather helping me find a better job, get my license, and generally get my life together before I move out. He is actually looking for a place to move out himself. And it isn't at all awkward between us living together right now, especially since he is in the basement in his own room and I'm in the room upstairs with my daughter. We are taking the mature route, trying to stay friends for our daughters sake, and there really isn't any bad blood between us since I knew in my heart it was time to split as well. although it wasn't the best idea to move in with his mother but there wasn't any other viable options. I'm just thankful his mother understands my situation and is doing what she can to help me get back on my feet.

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Today, my blind date tried to sell me a vacuum. I bought it. FML


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On 10/20/2015 at 3:46pm - love - by sniffmyzebra - Canada (Alberta)

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Can't believe this was published! OP here, as some you said, the date really did suck. But my brand new vacuum sucks even more!
Did I do it right?
I'll leave.

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Today, my 8-month-old dog decided to decorate the living room by tearing apart a rented college textbook, the reference guide that went with it, and part of a color therapy book. FML


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On 10/20/2015 at 2:28pm - animals - by cherokeems - United States (Tennessee)

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Okay. Glad this got posted. Before anyone has a chance to really comment, I would like to say I totally deserved this one. This actually happened about a month or so ago, and it had been raining for the past couple of days. I woke up that morning and it was still sprinkling and was threatening to rain. I really didn't want to spend the time washing my dog off and cleaning the kitchen because of her tracking mud in the house. So I cleaned up a few things off the floor and left her inside, made sure she had all of her toys out to play with, and left for college.

What I didn't think to pick up were my textbooks. And the color therapy book is like one of those colorama books, only it's like the generic version(They're actually really cool adult coloring books). So yeah. I learned my lesson about keeping the dog in the house. DEFINITELY won't be doing that again.

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Today, I was stabbed because a mugger got mad that I was broke. FML


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On 10/20/2015 at 3:49am - misc - by Ajax_Teh_Great - United States

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Hey Everyone, OP here. Thanks for all the support and making me laugh. Luckily he hadn't taken anything of value, although he had taken my shoes(ridiculous, I know). I was walking home from my job because my bike was also stolen. Again, FML. I had accidentally left my wallet at my house which is lucky for once. After being stabbed, someone had seen me bleeding, so they called 911. I'm no longer in the hospital as the wound wasn't serious, so I'm doing slightly better. Again, Thanks for the support.

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Today, the father of my unborn child got laid off. Without a work visa, he may have to leave the country before this baby even arrives. FML


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On 10/16/2015 at 11:48pm - kids - by 900104878 - Canada

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Hey OP here. I guess I should clarify some things. Birth control was used, as like every other time. It happened to fail. We were together a few months and a few more after we found out. I don't believe in staying with someone solely because of a child. It's not healthy for anyone. We get along fine and he's excited to be a dad. Absolutely not great timing of course. But I do not believe in abortion. I didn't post this because I'm worried about money. I have a good full time job that I will return to after my mat leave. My heart hurts for him, not me. I've got my family here, I'll be ok. Thank you for the support!!

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Today, I was walking through school when I noticed an advertisement for school picture retakes. It read, "Bad hair day?" Underneath was my picture. That's my normal hair. FML


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On 10/15/2015 at 2:04pm - misc - by TheLemonMan - United States (Illinois)

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After posting this, I followed your suggestions and took it to the school. It turns out, it was two of my 'friends' who got a hold of my school pic, enlarged it, and made posters to put around. After some investigation, the school found them. You were right, the school was angry that they put my picture on display on school property without my permission. They got suspended for a week. Thank you guys for all your support and suggestions!

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Today, I opened up to my boyfriend about being sexually abused in the past. He said it explains why I'm "such a bitch" when it comes to personal contact. FML


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On 10/15/2015 at 12:16pm - love - by btoker (woman) - United States (New York)

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Hi guys, OP here. He is my ex now, because I decided that his aggressive undertones means I might be in for a repeat. He is pretty aggressive in general, and this is one of a few examples so its probably best to move on before its too late. I'm 22 years old and was abused at 16, so he doesn't understand how I couldn't be over it by now. I'm currently looking for other places to live because we live together. Thank you all for the positive support, I am going to try to get myself into a better situation as fast as I can.

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Today, my brother slapped me across the face with a piece of raw chicken for not liking his Instagram post. FML


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On 10/11/2015 at 1:59pm - health - by shavednipples - United States (California)

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Hey y'all! Just to clarify, my brother is the same age as me (we're twins). When I told him I wasn't going to like his post (it was just a video of a fireworks show), he took a chicken breast and slapped me. We were preparing chicken for dinner that night, so it was already out and thawed. I did end up getting salmonella, however, I'm not sure if it was from the slap or from eating the chicken itself at dinner. Either way, it was shitty.

Also, about my username, I use it for a lot of social media accounts and I've had this account for a while. I know if you don't have an account, you can choose a name to post it under and it usually has to do with the post, but that wasn't the case here.


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Today, I got banned from a suicide prevention forum for "attention seeking." FML


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On 10/09/2015 at 2:27pm - misc - by isellorangez - United States (Pennsylvania)

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Hey, I'm the op and this is my first fml so I hope I'm doing this right. I thought I should say a few things based on some of the comments I read. No, I was not just being an asshat to everyone, I just posted a thread explaining myself and such. Shortly after I posted it I got banned for "attention seeking" and that's all the information I was given. Oh and all the people saying "fucking emo" and such, I guess I look like the stereotypical emo, but seriously you could be a bit more mature about things.

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Today, I felt confident after a maths exam and thought I did rather well. When discussing the exam with my class mates afterwards, they kept talking about how difficult question 10 was. I only did 9 questions. Apparently the exam paper had a backside. FML


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On 10/06/2015 at 9:26pm - misc - by ceciliebossow - Denmark (Hovedstaden)

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OP here! Wow! I didn't really expect this to be posted, but cool that it did! I thought I might explain myself a little (although it does not make this less stupid).

This actually occurred a few months ago on a final exam that was marked by an outside examiner. Thankfully the final grade also took another exam and an assignment into account, so I still got the final grade that I had expected (and actually completing the question is unlikely to have improved the grade).

Before the exam started, we had five minutes to read through the questions, and I only got to read until question 9, so when completing the questions afterwards, I completely forgot to check the backside of the examination booklet (where question 10 was located).

I know it was my own fault, but I am always really nervous - almost panick-y - when it comes to exams. I felt absolutely terrible afterwards, when I realised my mistake, but there was not much to do, as the exam was over by then. Thankfully it all turned out alright anyway.

Thank you for all your feedback! I have been reading through all the comments and I appreciate what you have to say - even when you say "YDI", because I know I do. It was not very clever of me ;-)

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