We’ve all had that very worst day combo. 3 hours of sleep combined with a car that won't start, add piles of work sitting on your desk and a call from tax inspection (add your scenario here) and voila, your day has just turned into a nightmare. Call them first world problems, but whoever has been there knows very well just how much it takes to cool off your boiling blood.

Luckily, there’s one band-aid known to humanity that eases this pain. And it’s knowing that someone out there is going through a wayyy worse day. Like, worse². Both vile and soothing, we present you with Bored Panda’s compilation of the most severe day-breaking fails that are impossible not to laugh at.

For those who are dealing with even more severe worst day situations, please get an extra dose of others’ misfortune on our previous posts here, here, and here. And remember that at its worst, a bad day can only last up to 24 hours.

#1

Exsperminate

Exsperminate

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ThreeOfAKind
Community Member
2 months ago

The dalek looked pretty cool before it melted though!

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#2

I'm 49. Just Found This In My Mum's Bookcase

I'm 49. Just Found This In My Mum's Bookcase

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kurisutofu
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2 months ago

Depending on how long it took to see that book, the title may be correct.

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#3

Heckin Bots

Heckin Bots

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Elsker
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2 months ago

it kinda does look like an automated message... would've fooled me

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It’s crazy how much some unlucky incidents and totally random things can change the course of our day. In reality, every one of us can go from joyful to plain wrecked in a moment for countless reasons. Spilling your takeaway coffee on a blouse is one, getting a call you didn’t expect is another, and the list goes on.

Bored Panda reached out to Amy Morin, a psychotherapist and author of the book “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do,” to find out more about why such random things like spilled coffee can be an instant day-breaker. Amy explained that it all has to do with us letting negative thoughts in.

“When you believe things like the world is unfair or nothing in your life ever goes right, you experience upsetting feelings.” It’s especially true “when something doesn't work out the way you hoped.”

#4

It Was A Great Day Till This Moment

It Was A Great Day Till This Moment

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Noez 🇸🇪
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2 months ago

This actually looks hilarious, sorry, I can't stop laughing....

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#5

An Honest Mistake

An Honest Mistake

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Candace Fitzpatrick
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2 months ago

I shouldn’t be laughing 😂

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#6

When The Bakers Make The Mix Wrong And Don’t Realize Yeast Doesn’t Just Stop Working Because It’s In A Dumpster

When The Bakers Make The Mix Wrong And Don’t Realize Yeast Doesn’t Just Stop Working Because It’s In A Dumpster

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zims
Community Member
2 months ago

If anything the warm enclosed space would make it work better, especially if the metal dumpster is in the sun.

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But what if we teach ourselves to become immune to both small and large misfortunes? Amy suggests that we can, in fact, train positive thinking. “When you notice unhelpful thoughts like, 'This is awful,' or 'Nothing ever goes right,' respond to the thoughts in a more productive way.”

This is the essential point when you can still save your day from breaking. This is why you should try to reframe the sudden negative thoughts into something more realistic. “For example, if you're thinking it's unfair that you have to wait for traffic, remind yourself, 'There are millions of cars on the road. Traffic jams are bound to happen. I'll be OK,'" Amy suggested.

#7

Bakery Fail

Bakery Fail

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visvalin Vamadevan
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2 months ago

Everybody gangsta till those things start lifting up again.

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#8

This Is The Worst Picture Ever Taken Of Me

This Is The Worst Picture Ever Taken Of Me

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NoodleBear
Community Member
2 months ago

I would love to have a photo of myself like that 😂 I enjoy making fun of myself

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#9

Priest Accidentally Live-Streamed Mass With Sunglasses And Hat Filter

Priest Accidentally Live-Streamed Mass With Sunglasses And Hat Filter

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pepper 2015
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2 months ago

More priests should do this.

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Of course, there are people with a personality that makes it easier for them to be positive, but it doesn’t mean all the others should stay in misery. “Everyone can develop a healthier, more realistic mindset,” Amy urges.“

You can train your brain to look for the good in the world and develop the mental strength you need to perform and feel your best.” Start from small steps like reframing negative thoughts into realistic facts, and grow your positive thinking into a habit.

Accepting things for what they are and not for how they make you feel can be truly therapeutic. In this way, you no longer blame yourself for something as ridiculous as spilled coffee and the day, it keeps on shining.

#10

Whipped Myself Into A Frustrated Rage Trying To Find My Drill For Half An Hour

Whipped Myself Into A Frustrated Rage Trying To Find My Drill For Half An Hour

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sabocat
Community Member
2 months ago

If you had the blue Makita, you probably would have left it on the floor.

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#11

Tiny Body Or Giant Head?

Tiny Body Or Giant Head?

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
2 months ago

Bobblehead

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#12

My Brother, On The Ride Home From Picking Up His New Puppy

My Brother, On The Ride Home From Picking Up His New Puppy

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Downunderdude
Community Member
2 months ago

New puppy fact #1: gets carsick.

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#13

My Cat Just Came Back From One Of Her Evening Strolls With Someone Else's Keys In Her Mouth

My Cat Just Came Back From One Of Her Evening Strolls With Someone Else's Keys In Her Mouth

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G4dg3tG4l
Community Member
2 months ago

cool cat!

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#14

My Daughter - Class Of 2020

My Daughter - Class Of 2020

Sums up High School graduation this year.

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NoodleBear
Community Member
2 months ago

Pretty accurate for 2020

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#15

I Wouldn't Be Going Home After That

I Wouldn't Be Going Home After That

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Eglė Bukauskaitė
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2 months ago

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#16

Simple As That

Simple As That

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Malakai
Community Member
2 months ago

Just take him down to the DMV--he should pass with flying colors!

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#17

They Need An Intervention, Not A Convention

They Need An Intervention, Not A Convention

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Why that face? Man, it's your wedding

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#18

Grandma’s Baking Skills Aren’t What They Used To Be

Grandma’s Baking Skills Aren’t What They Used To Be

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Gillbella
Community Member
2 months ago

Chocolate icing fixes everything!

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#19

After A Few Weeks, I Returned To My Apartment

After A Few Weeks, I Returned To My Apartment

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Krazy Kanuck
Community Member
2 months ago

OH SH*T

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#20

3 Am Snack

3 Am Snack

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Malakai
Community Member
2 months ago

Uh... Listen, I understand some parents do need to install cameras (I know a woman with an abusive ex-husband, and her children need the extra supervision), but....tell your kids. That's just creepy otherwise.

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#21

When The Sun's Out And You Don't Think It Through

When The Sun's Out And You Don't Think It Through

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aussie snowdropper
Community Member
2 months ago

make a great tattoo stencil

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#22

My Friend Works As An Extra In Movies And Does Stock Photography. Just Saw Him Pictured As An Offender On A Bus In Florida

My Friend Works As An Extra In Movies And Does Stock Photography. Just Saw Him Pictured As An Offender On A Bus In Florida

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sabocat
Community Member
2 months ago

There are websites that digitally generate faces for this purpose. Can't believe the marketing people didn't consider that.

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#23

It's Just A Little Ice, It's Fine

It's Just A Little Ice, It's Fine

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Downunderdude
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2 months ago

Bit of a buff, she'll be right.

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#24

I Brought A Bag Of Used Cat Litter With Me To Throw Away On The Way To Work. I Also Brought My Lunch. Guess Which One Came To Work With Me

I Brought A Bag Of Used Cat Litter With Me To Throw Away On The Way To Work. I Also Brought My Lunch. Guess Which One Came To Work With Me

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François Carré
Community Member
2 months ago

Bon appétit.

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#25

Lost My Wallet 3 Days Ago, Finally Ordered New Cards And Then

Lost My Wallet 3 Days Ago, Finally Ordered New Cards And Then

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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
2 months ago

Took me a few seconds...

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#26

I Paid $6 To Have Two Slices Of American Cheese Delivered To My Door

I Paid $6 To Have Two Slices Of American Cheese Delivered To My Door

I was trying to order a plain cheeseburger meal from McDonalds through DoorDash, and so I deselected all the extra stuff (onions, pickles, etc.).

Turns out I deselected the Buns and Meat too, so I just paid $6 to have 2 pieces of American Cheese delivered to my apartment.

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Dylan Vite
Community Member
2 months ago

I mean, if you don't want it…

BabyBooby
Community Member
2 months ago

Don't he sound ungrateful....🤨🤨🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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Id row
Community Member
2 months ago

Reminds me of the 'none' pizza, left beef, lol. none-pizza...b5-png.jpg none-pizza-left-beef-5ef65eaa552b5-png.jpg

Missy Barton
Community Member
2 months ago

I just came to say that!

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carebear
Community Member
2 months ago

"American cheese" LOL... Only in the USA>The rest of us call that plastic.

Umatsu Obossa
Community Member
2 months ago

This actually isn't American cheese, it's "processed cheese food". REAL American cheese is white, and almost exclusively found in a deli. It's quite excellent.

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MiraiJack
Community Member
2 months ago

Now imagine if you were lactose intolerant.

Mark
Community Member
2 months ago

If you can call that stuff cheese!

Fred Bigox
Community Member
2 months ago

Its not cheese its actually made in a lab its all chemicals mixed bleugh

Stan Chung
Community Member
2 months ago

exactly. lab stuff. i try not to touch eat those cheesy wedges made with fake cheese sauce.

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Andrew Grubb
Community Member
2 months ago

A lot of people in the UK call this plastic cheese

Keith Vaughan
Community Member
2 months ago

Having a fridge may work out cheaper

Jesse Lake
Community Member
2 months ago

Cheese slices on demand? At $6 I feel like my wife would still think that's a good deal. She's mad for those things.

Bettye McKee
Community Member
2 months ago

So buy her some decent cheese, like for Valentine's day or something.

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Spencer Erickson
Community Member
2 months ago

Welcome to America where the customer is always right.

Vicky Ponce
Community Member
2 months ago

No one thinks about plastic....how they can do that

Blackheart
Community Member
2 months ago

When life gives you slices, make grilled cheese

CatWoman312
Community Member
2 months ago

I wonder what they thought when they got the order

Phunny Philosopher
Community Member
2 months ago

As a food delivery person, this would not surprise me. People order the strangest things. It's always fun when a customer accidentally puts in an order for midnight but they think it was noon.

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Cookie
Community Member
2 months ago

What a waste of plastic.

CincyReds
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't understand why anyone would have McDonalds sent via door dash...

Philly Bob Squires
Community Member
2 months ago

At least you got cheese... Knowing them you could have gotten an empty box and a salt packet! :)

Cathy Carey
Community Member
2 months ago

Not surprised McD*&cks would do something like this.

Mohra Taylor
Community Member
2 months ago

Try Burger King. You'll get two slices of keez and a crown!

Caroline
Community Member
1 month ago

I once accidentally ordered a double cheeseburger with no bun, so it was just 2 meat patties with cheese. I almost went back to complaint, but luckily read the receipt so knew it was my mistake before embarrassing myself. Unfortunately McDonalds have gotten my order wrong a couple of times. A few days ago they forgot bacon in my burger, yet the sticker on my burger said + bacon which cost me 40p extra

Anthony Murphy
Community Member
1 month ago

What's screwed up about the way McDonald's does their orders is that this charged the person for 2 cheeseburgers, despite McDonald's having "Extra slice of cheese" listed as 40 cents. It's a weird thing, because you could order a Sausage McMuffin for $1, but if you were to order everything separate, it would be $1.25 for the english muffin, $1.00 for the sausage patty, and 40 cents for the cheese.

danielw
Community Member
2 months ago

"Gee ghollie, people are getting weird in COVID-days. We just had a guy order two slices of cheese..... what a an absolute Nutter!"

Elizabeth Jiang
Community Member
2 months ago

did you order cheese in the middle of the night?

SAMANTHA HORMAN
Community Member
2 months ago

Thats crap... I would still eat the cheese tho- nothing wrong with that!

Faith Nicole
Community Member
2 months ago

Dumbass 😂

Jayc Martin
Community Member
2 months ago

I've done that! except i ordered just a bun apparently because that all that came

Faith Livengood
Community Member
2 months ago

Ill take it

Ole Peder Amrud Hagen
Community Member
2 months ago

Gross.

...
Community Member
2 months ago

Don't be pussy. Go get it yourself.

Casper Kempel
Community Member
2 months ago

Cheddar is not American, its from England. :D

Micah Pettit
Community Member
2 months ago

They literally have a Plain button though...

Ninja Nonna
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm crying for you 😂

thomas schmalz
Community Member
2 months ago

dumb is dumb

Kimberley Thomas
Community Member
2 months ago

Ugh. American cheese is the one in which I can't stand unless mixed with another. $6 should go towards something more exotic such as goat at least.

Anna Salerno
Community Member
2 months ago

Bawahahahaha

Jeff Lefavor
Community Member
2 months ago

Now thats funny

Emma M
Community Member
2 months ago

They were probably thinking: “THIS is weird”

Edie Hart
Community Member
2 months ago

I bet McDonald's people will talk about that for months!

Robert Townsend
Community Member
2 months ago

Was you in another country and had them delivered from america?

Steve Barker
Community Member
2 months ago

Hahahahahahahaha...........

Sue Rodrigues
Community Member
2 months ago

hahahahah

Mildred Thompson
Community Member
2 months ago

Some days are like - sometimes they come in bunches!

Gina Hutchason
Community Member
2 months ago

LMAO

Maureen McDermott
Community Member
2 months ago

That's karma for ordering delivery from McDonald's 😂

Fatima Anna
Community Member
2 months ago

They are stupid. In McDonald's asked cheeseburger in lettuce instead of bun but got mincely cut lettuce on top of cheese. What happened to other ingredients and how they assumed I would eat it without messing up?

Shilo Sulda
Community Member
2 months ago

Literally in tears from laughing at this.

CR Harvey
Community Member
2 months ago

Nuts. Make them at home, better and cheaper.

Alicia Rius
Community Member
2 months ago

I can't breath from laughing so hard!!

PotterGeek08
Community Member
2 months ago

Le Dos Chez

Shin Akho
Community Member
2 months ago

Fake😂

Laura Maeflower
Community Member
2 months ago

Where do people call it American cheese? I'm from Canada and would call it processed cheese or cheese slices.

SoozeeQ
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Because "American" cheese is made with annatto, which makes it the orangey colour. Most other countries don't add that to their cheese, and so that's why the rest of the world calls it "American" cheese.https://www.landolakes.com/products/cheese/sliced-sharp-american/ Annatto was originally added in an attempt to mimic the rich yellow colour of high-butterfat cheese—more specifically, cheese made from milk rich in carotenoids, which are found in the butterfat. Carotenoids are generally red, orange, or yellow pigments found in many plants (carrots, tomatoes, orange and yellow autumn leaves, etc.), and cows put carotenoids into their butterfat. (Goats and sheep don’t do this, which is why their cheeses are naturally white). (1 of 2)

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Angela Masters
Community Member
2 months ago

Something similar happed to me I ordered a hot dog with chili and ketchup only when I got home no meat !!

Bettye McKee
Community Member
2 months ago

Yeah, I ordered a cheeseburger with mustard AND mayonnaise. I got a bun with meat, mustard and mayonnaise.

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Isabella Vega
Community Member
2 months ago

Honestly, the cheese is the best part

Valentina Vitale
Community Member
2 months ago

🤣

Rani Johnson
Community Member
2 months ago

Those delivery apps are total shite.

Carole Reid
Community Member
2 months ago

Door delivery is so expensive.

Caryn Zent
Community Member
2 months ago

hahahahahahaha

Hugh Crawford
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2 months ago

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'MERICA!

Debra Robinson
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2 months ago

fucktard

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#27

Hiked Two Hours To Set Up A Picnic, Returned To This

Hiked Two Hours To Set Up A Picnic, Returned To This

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Agfox
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2 months ago

Ox marks the spot!

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#28

Was Confused When It Didn't Sound Like It Hit The Floor

Was Confused When It Didn't Sound Like It Hit The Floor

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Malakai
Community Member
2 months ago

Time for a new toothbrush

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#29

Grand Rapids, MI Reporter Gets Her New License Plate

Grand Rapids, MI Reporter Gets Her New License Plate

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Malakai
Community Member
2 months ago

Why? You don't like duck all the time?

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#30

I Need A File Lost In This Room

I Need A File Lost In This Room

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zims
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2 months ago

That's my ideal day at the office. Throw on some headphones and get down to sifting.

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#31

To Whoever Dumped Their Old Bedframe By TJ's In Hyde Park Choose A Less Windy Day Next Time So It Doesn't Get Stuck To The Side Of My House

To Whoever Dumped Their Old Bedframe By TJ's In Hyde Park Choose A Less Windy Day Next Time So It Doesn't Get Stuck To The Side Of My House

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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
2 months ago

This is almost impressive how it's hanging on...

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#32

Honey

Honey

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Whilst it is unfortunate it is unlikely your daughter would have known what it said unless you told her or she is extremely gifted to be able to read at such a young age, especially cursive.

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#33

The Printer Exploded

The Printer Exploded

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WhatsUpKittyCat? (I wuv dogs too)
Community Member
2 months ago

Coal mining accident.

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#34

I Have Lost One Piece Of This 2000 Pieces Puzzle

I Have Lost One Piece Of This 2000 Pieces Puzzle

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ThreeOfAKind
Community Member
2 months ago

Nooooo!

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#35

Feeling Like Kevin From The Office Right Now

Feeling Like Kevin From The Office Right Now

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giovanna
Community Member
2 months ago

That's one of the many reasons why I don't understand carpeting your floors!

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#36

This Happened To My Car Today

This Happened To My Car Today

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Grant Barke
Community Member
2 months ago

Hungry car is hungry.

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#37

Aaaand There Go My $300 Headphones

Aaaand There Go My $300 Headphones

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Summer
Community Member
2 months ago

aww how can i be mad with that face????

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#38

Now We Know Who The Favorite Child Is

Now We Know Who The Favorite Child Is

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Ouch, that must have hurt.

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#39

Guess Who's Severely Allergic To Hair Dye? This Girl

Guess Who's Severely Allergic To Hair Dye? This Girl

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NoodleBear
Community Member
2 months ago

On the bright side though, your hair looks great 😁

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#40

Last Week I Seeded My Lawn. Just Wanted To Share The Progress It's Made So Far

Last Week I Seeded My Lawn. Just Wanted To Share The Progress It's Made So Far

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JuJu
Community Member
2 months ago

Very evenly

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#41

Was Looking Forward To Having Some Nice Bread From A Local Bakery

Was Looking Forward To Having Some Nice Bread From A Local Bakery

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LottieH
Community Member
2 months ago

Stuff the hole with sandwich fillings! Yum!

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#42

I Accidentally Put My Leather Gloves In The Washing Machine

I Accidentally Put My Leather Gloves In The Washing Machine

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80 Van
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like you must acquit.

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#43

Somebody Didn’t Strap The Egg Trolleys In Properly On The Truck. 10,500 Eggs Broken

Somebody Didn’t Strap The Egg Trolleys In Properly On The Truck. 10,500 Eggs Broken

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Martha Meyer
Community Member
2 months ago

So much wastage!!

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#44

Was Having Valentine's Day Dinner When I Went Downstairs To Check On Why The Heat Wasn't Working. Found 4 Feet Of Water Covering The Entire Basement

Was Having Valentine's Day Dinner When I Went Downstairs To Check On Why The Heat Wasn't Working. Found 4 Feet Of Water Covering The Entire Basement

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Cass Sass
Community Member
2 months ago

This reminds me of the year when we all gathered at my grandma's for Christmas. The first day the kids came running telling us there was a "river" running from one of a wall in the basement. Most of us thought they were playing, but grandpa went to have a look. A pipe had frozen and the basement was filling up. He had to turn off the water. Chrismas, 19 persons and no water. Could it get any worse? Of course, it can. A storm with heavy snow passed that night and the whole area lost electricity as well as phone contact. The roads where blocked and we could not leave until two days later.

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#45

Allergic To Almost Everything On The Allergy Skin Test. Some Of It Was So Swollen The Doctor Could Barely Tell Which Was Which

Allergic To Almost Everything On The Allergy Skin Test. Some Of It Was So Swollen The Doctor Could Barely Tell Which Was Which

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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
2 months ago

I had to do these tests when I was a kid, and that's the reason to why I absolutely refused to have them done as an adult a few months ago. It's possible now days to test a blood sample which is much much better! Putting an allergic child through these tests is torture, trust me.

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#46

Friend Of Mine Posted This Photo Of The Job Site Today

Friend Of Mine Posted This Photo Of The Job Site Today

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Martha Meyer
Community Member
2 months ago

Now who can shovel the fastest, boys?

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#47

Our Puppy Had Explosive Diarrhea All Over My Wife

Our Puppy Had Explosive Diarrhea All Over My Wife

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Downunderdude
Community Member
2 months ago

See #1 above. New puppy fact #2: and that's not all...

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#48

Forgot My Headphones On The Ground While The Roomba Was Running

Forgot My Headphones On The Ground While The Roomba Was Running

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Láďa Durchánek
Community Member
2 months ago

Not much worse than any pocket.

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