FMLs submitted from China

Today, I learned that the three secretaries at work make spreadsheets about who uses the toilets, when and for how long, and then make bets on who will take the longest toilet break, who will use it the most often, etc. Now I constantly look at my watch whenever I use the toilets. FML

by toilet on the clock / 06/08/2016 at 6:40am / China (Guangdong) / Work

Today, I'm doing an architecture course in China. My boss asked me to create a lamp shaped like a shrimp. FML

by Anonyme / 01/29/2016 at 5:38pm / China (Shanghai) / Work

Today, while taking the subway home, a woman offered me her seat. I smiled and declined. She said she insisted because of my "pregnancy". I was too ashamed to say I'm not pregnant that I just took the seat. FML

by pinkpurplegurl / 09/24/2015 at 10:33am / China / Miscellaneous

Today, my boyfriend tried to be romantic and trick me into missing my flight, so he could spend another day with me before I have to return to Asia for work. There is nothing romantic about spending 2 hours trying to sort out a new international itinerary with Delta's automated menus. FML

Today, I was yelled at by a bunch of angry people because I couldn't physically move out of the way while 10 more tried to force their way onto a subway in Shanghai. Then one old lady started hitting me with her purse to get me to move even more. FML

by anonymous / 07/13/2015 at 5:45am / China (Shanghai) / Transportation

Today, I went to my boyfriends house to meet his parents, and now they have a dead rabbit because I sat on it. FML

by rabbitkiller / 06/20/2015 at 6:42am / China (Nei Mongol) / Animals

Today, my husband wanted me to take a sleeping pill before having sex with me. Apparently I'm better in bed while half-asleep. FML

by Anonymous / 08/15/2014 at 11:22am / China (Shanghai) / Intimacy

Today, after finishing a two hour essay exam that will determine the future of my career, I realized I misread the question. FML

by IBS / 05/06/2014 at 5:11am / China (Shanghai) / Miscellaneous

Today, and for the third time this week, I found a pubic hair in my soup. I'm currently bed-ridden and can't afford to piss off my boyfriend by complaining. FML

by vey / 02/08/2014 at 5:14pm / China (Beijing) / Miscellaneous

Today, I sang a romantic song I wrote for my girlfriend. She laughed at my soprano. FML

by Anonymous / 12/17/2013 at 8:55pm / China (Shanghai) / Love

Today, I was staying at a seedy apartment. A group of drunken idiots next door decided it would be fun to run into the wall simultaneously. They broke through the rotted wall and ran me over. FML

by unlucky neighbors / 12/06/2013 at 4:36am / China (Shanghai) / Miscellaneous

Today, I got two pieces of mail. One was a fine for not presenting my concession card to ticket inspectors on a train. The other was my concession card. FML

by Anonymous / 10/08/2013 at 3:09am / China (Shanghai) / Money

Today, for the third time this week, a telemarketer called me. Seriously annoyed, I told him in German that I don't speak English, in an attempt to get rid of him. He then started delivering his product pitch in German. FML

by Anonymous / 04/28/2013 at 9:57am / China (Shanghai) / Miscellaneous