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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 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

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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 (27899) - you deserved it (3156)

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 (29571) - 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 (23429) - 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 (32636) - 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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Today, I watched my neighbor bring his dogs into my yard to let them empty their piss-pipes and poop-chutes. He does this twice a day. I put a "cut it out" sign up. His dogs peed on the sign and knocked it down. My lawn is a landmine of dog logs and I don't know what to do, besides installing actual landmines. FML

#17547030
674 comments

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On 08/22/2011 at 10:57am - animals - by rearwindow - United States (Arkansas)

wags34's comment about their FML

Well, I've done everything from asking nicely to letting my dog go in his yard. We live outside the city and you really can't sue for something like this. It's just gonna be one of those neighborhood wars I guess. It's just whenever something so stupid like this goes on you can't help but think FML.

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Today, my girlfriend of two years confessed that she'd gotten married. But not to worry: she only did it for "tax reasons." FML

#17531154
123 comments

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On 08/20/2011 at 6:20pm - love - by The_Taxman (man) - United States (Indiana)

The_Taxman's comment about their FML

I was the one who submitted this FML. She was a full-time girlfriend that I was committed very deeply to and had every intent of spending the rest of my life with. Then she sprang the whole "getting married to some other guy to help out with taxes" thing.

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Today, I had to utter the phrase "OK, but no cape during sex" to my girlfriend. FML

#17518257
195 comments

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On 08/19/2011 at 9:40am - intimacy - by nerofirst - Canada (Ontario)

nerofirst's comment about their FML

She wanted to wear lingerie but it came with a cape

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Today, I went to register for college classes with my mom. Upon leaving, my mom confessed to me that she thinks I will get pregnant and drop out before my freshman year is over. FML

#17515135
84 comments

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On 08/19/2011 at 12:03am - misc - by ms_nothing (woman) - United States (Ohio)

ms_nothing's comment about their FML

My mom went to college in her 30s. She got pregnant with me her senior year in high school, and waited til she was in her 30s to go to college. I plan on proving her wrong. I've never done anything to make her say something like that.

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Today, I came home to find my house destroyed. I was so devastated, I cried. I had spent days hand-crafting the house to perfection, down to the finest detail. On Minecraft. FML

#17461344
382 comments

I agree, your life sucks (12915) - you deserved it (40914)

On 08/13/2011 at 4:22pm - misc - by ifailsobadly (man) - United Kingdom (Worcestershire)

ifailsobadly's comment about their FML

Wow. You're completely right :3 And I'm reading these months later, and most of the comments are 'Get a GF', 'get laid' or 'go outside'. Well, I don't understand how having a girlfriend would make me less upset, I'm under the legal age of sex so sorry guys, and go outside? Do people think I'm an aggrophobe? Of course I go out, I ubilt this in someo fo my spare time! :D

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Today, was the first day of my sophomore year. While receiving my schedule, I burst into tears at the sight of a disfigured midget. I'm now seen as the school bitch for making fun of a midget. I have a genuine fear of midgets. FML

#17438287
382 comments

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On 08/11/2011 at 5:35am - misc - by maryrain - United States (Louisiana)

maryrain's comment about their FML

I'm not saying that all midgets are disfigured. what I meant was that that particular person has an actual disfigured face. And yes, I do have a legitimate reason for my fear. I don't feel inclined to share that reason because then all of the people who already believe I was being an ass will still not agree with me. the last thing I wanted to do was hurt/insult her.

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Today, I was going to kiss my girlfriend for the first time. As I leaned in, closed my eyes, and was about to kiss her, she pushed me away and said, "Not with that pimple on your chin." FML

#17386064
216 comments

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On 08/06/2011 at 9:08am - love - by pimples - Australia (Queensland)

guitar_god7007's comment about their FML

Wow. It actually got through. Thanks people. Now everyone can laugh at my unfortunate existence. For those of you wondering, it was our first date, I had arranged it by phone, that's why I hadn't kissed her yet. And my pimples grow really big, really quickly...

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Today, my boyfriend showed me his penis for the first time. All I could think to say was, "That's a clean circumcision." FML

#17384491
179 comments

I agree, your life sucks (26482) - you deserved it (7948)

On 08/06/2011 at 2:35am - intimacy - by plantfood - United States

plantfood's comment about their FML

Deep conversation for FML.

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