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Today, after spending 20 minutes every day working on my abs for the last month and feeling pretty good about how they were looking, I received the first comment about them. A girl poked them and said 'squish'. FML

#5185626
117 comments

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On 09/11/2009 at 10:51am - misc - by Anonymous (man) - United States (Connecticut)

sndc's comment about their FML

I am the OP and...
1) whoever said it earlier... I am doing the P90X ab ripper
2) I also have been running 2 miles nearly every other day
3) I have also been going to the gym and taking supplements
4) I'm not fat at all, in fact very skinny
5) This was the girl I liked
6) yes, I squished her back

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Today, I participated in the school play. My family came to see me in the production. All was going well when my dad came up to me and said, "Where the fuck were you? The show sucked." Thanks dad for not recognizing your own daughter. FML

#5178808
28 comments

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On 09/10/2009 at 10:45pm - kids - by Stevieebabyy - United States (Massachusetts)

Stevieebabyy's comment about their FML

Yeah this was in June. - SORRY!
I tried to submit it earlier this year, but it wouldn't work.
And my parent's cuss around me. A lot. lol.
Oh and did I forget to mention? My mom's the one who dragged me to the auditions.

And he came up to me AFTER.

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Today, my daughter used the kids potty chair on her own for the first time. Bad: The bucket was not in it so poo hit the floor. Good: she tried to clean it... Bad: with her socks. Good: she decided to clean the socks. Bad: she used the wall. Good: she finally called dad. FML

#5164209
146 comments

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On 09/10/2009 at 3:51am - kids - by Udxero (man) - United States (Texas)

Udxero's comment about their FML

Okay, I wanted to clarify a few things for some people. During this event, I was in the living room she was in her bedroom. She was actually laying down for bed; this was close to 10:00AM she was supposed to be already sleeping. So I thought she was already asleep. As for the bucket in the potty chair, my wife decided since my daughter is a big girl we would place it in her room, so if she needed to go at night she could. A bad decision on our part I assure you. She removed the bucket herself before the post occurred. Again she was lying down and suppose to be asleep, I did not know she did this either. Needless to say the potty chair is no longer in their room.

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Today, I was doing laundry at college. There was a pile of clothes sitting on top of a dryer, but the dryer was empty so I used it. I came back to a note saying, "Don't touch my laundry, asshole" and a dryer filled with urine soaked laundry. FML

#5134032
129 comments

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On 09/08/2009 at 7:42pm - misc - by easrc (man) - United States (Pennsylvania)

easrc's comment about their FML

I don't think you understand-the dryer was EMPTY with someone else's clean, dry laundry on top when I got there. I put my stuff in the the dryer and the idiot thought that I took his clothes out when in fact, it took him so long to get his stuff that SOMEONE ELSE took his clothes out, dried their own, AND took their own laundry out again.

To all the people who agree that this is a real FML-Unfortunately the room doesn't have security cameras, but I narrowed it down to 3 possible people based on who I remember being in the hall at the time and the fact that it was mens clothing. The RA and the administration are currently investigating it-hopefully they make the culprit confess!

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Today, my dad bought me a new laptop for my birthday. That's because he wants to use my old laptop for work, which is more expensive, has better specs, runs faster, and has a wider screen than my new computer. I just got a downgraded laptop as my birthday present. FML

#5054381
147 comments

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On 09/05/2009 at 1:59am - misc - by applebearcat (man) - Malaysia (Perak)

applebearcat's comment about their FML

I got that laptop when i went to college at a different state. I needed it to do coursework :p

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Today, I called my girlfriend's parent to ask for her hand in marriage. They were shocked and told me that they would have to refuse. Apparently my girlfriend had told them last week that she had met someone new at work and didn't know how to break it off with me. FML

#5036468
90 comments

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On 09/04/2009 at 3:39am - love - by Anonymous (man) - Korea Republic of (Seoul-t'ukpyolsi)

robocop123426's comment about their FML

Hi, I'm the author of this post. There are a few things I would like to clarify.

First, I am from the south, and it is considered respectful to ask the father for his daughter's hand in marriage. This is usually just a formality, but it shows the parents a lot of respect. This is usually done in person. This has nothing to do with viewing someone as property. This was just a gesture of goodwill to her parents. Nothing more.

Second, the reason I didn't ask them in person is because I am stationed in Korea for the next year and I won't be able to see them until sometime next year. I WAS planning on asking my ex when I took leave in November so I thought asking over the phone would be ok. But as you can imagine, that isn't going to happen.

Third, the idea of us getting married was her idea. I have been in the military 6 years now and I know what deployments do to relationships. I cared a lot about her and to be honest I still do. This actually happened about 3 weeks ago and it is still shocking since we were together for over 2 years.

But, after reading a few of the post on here, I understand it could have been a lot worst. She could have totaled my car or killed my dog. So thanks for all of the well wishes, I appreciate it.

For those who laughed at this and said that sucks, you know, your right. It does suck. And yes my life sucks (for now)

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Today, I was following my dad while texting, not really watching where we're going. Suddenly, he ran ahead and I looked up to see what he was doing. We were in the men's bathroom. There were 3 guys at the urinals. I'm a 15 year old girl. FML

#5025816
161 comments

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On 09/03/2009 at 7:14pm - misc - by iTerrify (woman) - Canada (New Brunswick)

iTerrify's comment about their FML

we were driving to a different province and had stopped at a gas station. I had plenty of time to spend with him on a 13 hour drive. I was texting people I wouldn't see for awhile. jsyk ..

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Today, I told the guy I have been sort of dating that I want to connect emotionally before sleeping with him. He told me that he already had an emotional connection with his fiancée and was only interested in sleeping with me. FML

#4967155
102 comments

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On 08/31/2009 at 11:56pm - love - by MenSuck (woman) - United States (Florida)

mensuck's comment about their FML

Just to clear the air:
1.I'm not a slut, obviously, since I didn't sleep with the creep
2.I did not know about the girl
3.Sort of dating means: going on dates, kissing, holding hands, but not boyfriend/girlfriend (aka that weird stage when your facebook relationship status goes blank or to it's complicated)
4.Trust me, I ran very fast, and there were no obvious warning signs
5.Thanks for reading.

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Today, I checked my bank balance, to make sure that the last installment of my funding had been paid in, and realised that I'd been overpaid by £500. So, being honest, I told my boss about this. Turns out, I wasn't overpaid by £500, I was overpaid by £1000 and need to give it all back. FML

#4948760
75 comments

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On 08/31/2009 at 5:00am - money - by anon (woman) - United Kingdom (Edinburgh)

little_apple_red's comment about their FML

Hi, I'm the OP and thought I'd clear this up a bit... I mean, you can't fit much into 300 characters, so I can see why this is confusing...

The university keep £500 of my funding to cover the costs of my project, that's why I was never meant to get the last installment of £500 in the first place - but I didn't know that. Yeah, I probably should have just kept it to myself, but meh, I'd feel too guilty as my boss is such a nice guy.

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Today, after two years of dating, I gave my virginity to my boyfriend on my birthday. It wasn't as all like I dreamed about; I dreamt that I wasn't allergic to latex. FML

#4919719
131 comments

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On 08/30/2009 at 12:16am - love - by arsewipe92 (woman) - United States (Michigan)

arsewipe92's comment about their FML

Boy, was my first time memorable. Still, when I recover, it's all bareback for me, I guess. :/

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Today, I came back from a two week vacation. As I walked in the door, my boyfriend greeted me with a "Hey, honey! Could you clean the crockpot?" It still had the chicken in it from my going away dinner. FML

#4913083
91 comments

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On 08/29/2009 at 7:44pm - misc - by ClydeBarrow - United States (North Carolina)

ClydeBarrow's comment about their FML

He refused to go with me on vacation because he said that Italy was too hot. You can ask him why he didn't want to go.
I put the chicken in a container and handed it to him because I figured if he wanted to keep it lying around the house while I was gone, he wouldn't mind eating it while he was finding a place that would take his lazy ass in.

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Today, while at an amusement park my husband left me to walk with all of our friends because he said that I moved too slow. I'm pregnant. FML

#4835763
181 comments

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On 08/26/2009 at 1:08pm - love - by lilbit (woman) - United States (North Carolina)

lilbit09's comment about their FML

ok...first...this trip had been planned by our church almost a year in advance, so everyone already had their tickets to go.
second...there were about 5 other people in our group that didn't like riding rollar coasters so we all went on the boat rides and the train rides, and to the shows.
third...my options were go to the amusement park and hang out with friends all day, or sit at the office for half the day and then go home by myself and do nothing.
fourth...i don't understand how deciding to have a child with your husband makes you a slut. can anyone explain that to me?
oh, and by the way being pregnant may make you slow, but it doesnt make you boring. boring would have been staying at the house doing nothing all day.

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Today, I was supposed to be picked up by my date. I haven't got my license yet, so all my dates have to pick me up. He never showed. He also didn't bother to text or call that he wasn't coming. Neither did the five other dates I was supposed to have this summer. FML

#4812515
74 comments

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On 08/25/2009 at 2:52pm - love - by sabbydutchgirl (woman) - United States (Ohio)

sabbydutchgirl's comment about their FML

First of all, I am 19. I don't have my license because I have nobody at home who will take me driving. My dad works 3 jobs and my mom doesn't want me to leave and move out. Secondly, my 6 dates are between 2 guys.
For the first guy, we'd set a date, he wouldn't show, and then we'd chat and THEN he'd give me some excuse. After 2 missed dates I let 2 months go by and we'd try again. For the second guy, he had legit excuses for missing and understandably explained them to me later. He at least apologized for missing.

But still, 6 dates planned this summer and not one of them happened and I was completely in the dark when it came time for them to show up. I take full blame for allowing myself to think that maybe they'd show next time. When trapped at home, any chance to get out is reason for hope, even if its with a jerk.

I'm also sorry to disappoint some of you, but I'm neither a HO nor a SLUT. I'm just a very foolish, lonely person.

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