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
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5 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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5 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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5 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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5 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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5 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
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5 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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5 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
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5 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
Community Member
5 months ago

More priests should do this.

Leo Fragoso
Community Member
5 months ago

Actually more did. It happened here in Brazil to.

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Robert Bailey
Community Member
5 months ago

Joining the Blues Brothers. We're on a mission from God.

Louise B
Community Member
5 months ago

Best comment ever!

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ebony1k124 touch
Community Member
5 months ago

Kinda cool, if you ask me.

Maxx Holifield
Community Member
5 months ago

There was a boss who accidentally turned herself into a potato during a zoom call. This is just as funny as that.

Doggo Georgia
Community Member
4 months ago

And there's a BoredPanda article about how a news reporter accidentally did this.

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Thundercuss
Community Member
5 months ago

Very Guido Sarducci

Mary Tonningsen
Community Member
5 months ago

My first thought!! LOL!

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Blackheart
Community Member
5 months ago

Blues Father

Nadine Khazaka
Community Member
5 months ago

As long as they don't have to call him Heisenberg...

Stephanie Logerot
Community Member
5 months ago

It's like if one of the Blues Brothers got ordained.

Pat Ballard
Community Member
5 months ago

My thought!

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Dedie-4cats
Community Member
5 months ago

"Accidentally" 😂😂😂

danielw
Community Member
4 months ago

well, does he use those filters excessively outside of mass? Yes? then he needs to find more filters. No? definitely not an accident, and he needs to find more filters...

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Richard Kemp
Community Member
5 months ago

Looks like the blues brothers

Dave Webb
Community Member
5 months ago

We're on a Mission from God

howdylee
Community Member
5 months ago

Do you see the LIGHT!!

ERIN W.
Community Member
5 months ago

HEY, they should mass like that a lot!

Christiane Levesque
Community Member
5 months ago

He's on a mission from God.

François Carré
Community Member
5 months ago

Eeeeverybody neeeeeds somebody...

Kim Brown
Community Member
5 months ago

That's hilarious!

Mark
Community Member
5 months ago

Yeah "accidentally" ;)

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
5 months ago

Father Guido Sarducci, is that you?

Emma M
Community Member
5 months ago

Looks like a “fun” church. Not.

Lynn Hussey
Community Member
5 months ago

Hahaha! I 'might' consider becoming Catholic if he was my priest! More need to be like HIM! lol

Rustyn Birch
Community Member
5 months ago

It's Father Guido Sarducci! (I'm not being racist- it's an old SNL character. Google it.) ;P

Heather Brady-Connor
Community Member
5 months ago

Father Ferris Bueller! lol

PeachPossum
Community Member
5 months ago

He'll make us an offer we can't refuse

deanna woods
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5 months ago

What Elwood Blues would look like if he was a priest.

Eugene Langan
Community Member
5 months ago

On a mission from God?

AnneSo
Community Member
5 months ago

"Accidentally" ^^

Kayden Yan
Community Member
5 months ago

next time do it with cat ears

Dre Mosley
Community Member
5 months ago

Coolest.priest.ever.

Dave Burckhard
Community Member
5 months ago

Thug life literature

Robert Reed
Community Member
2 months ago

Guido Sarducci

Studio5301
Community Member
4 months ago

John Belushi preaching

Carol Stephen
Community Member
4 months ago

accidentally?

Daniel McFall
Community Member
4 months ago

Father Heisenberg

Jennifer DeFillippo
Community Member
4 months ago

I'm sorry, Father, but omygoodness...😂 I guess the quarantine was getting all of us, eh?!

Vaida Kuodytė
Community Member
4 months ago

Free advertising! ;)

BusLady
Community Member
5 months ago

The Godfather of Soul.

Elizabeth Guss
Community Member
5 months ago

Reminds me of Father Guido Sarducci (SNL).

Matteo Durasevic
Community Member
5 months ago

Poor priest

Sharon Hyatt
Community Member
5 months ago

OOOOPPPS !

Lisa Letson
Community Member
5 months ago

My boss, the Director of IT, was upside down during the last Teams meeting. We couldn’t stop laughing.

Mumof1
Community Member
5 months ago

A Blues Brother maybe?

Emily Ray Howson
Community Member
5 months ago

He do be lookin’ stylish though

Lillian Harbin
Community Member
5 months ago

This should be a meme template

Éli-Félix Landa
Community Member
5 months ago

Yup!

Sam Cook
Community Member
5 months ago

It actually looks good, compared to some of these.

Leif Quickleaf
Community Member
5 months ago

cool priest lol. With god, we smoke our weed.

Bettina Jansen
Community Member
5 months ago

Gives it a 'Boondock Saints' vibe ;p

Darth Vader
Community Member
5 months ago

Probably the best priest ever.

funpandy
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5 months ago

HA

Lesley Robertson
Community Member
5 months ago

that made me laugh!

dev mehta
Community Member
5 months ago

Unintentionally cool

Kimberley Thomas
Community Member
5 months ago

this was by accident? Why doesn't Jesus who is behind him have the same? It would probably bring in more visitors. The priest looks like a Blues Brother.

Monday Fuss
Community Member
5 months ago

Lil bit inappropriate.

Jim Post
Community Member
5 months ago

I like it.

Anna Salerno
Community Member
5 months ago

Lol

Caroline Driver
Community Member
5 months ago

He looks like Richard Coles

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
5 months ago

haha

Jo Browne
Community Member
5 months ago

Blues brothers

Robert Townsend
Community Member
5 months ago

madness madness they call it madness....

Dawn Adams
Community Member
5 months ago

Father Guido Sarducci

Jaye Rodger
Community Member
5 months ago

4 people did NOT have any more time for his shit

Fran Stateler
Community Member
5 months ago

More people would tune in to Mass.

Jason Jacques
Community Member
5 months ago

He is a blues brother

Matthias Ravencroft
Community Member
5 months ago

I’d have no regrets on that one

Lyndsay Stacey
Community Member
5 months ago

For all my Priest friends

Sarah Stalder
Community Member
5 months ago

I feel like he should have known. It's funny no matter what.

Mildred Thompson
Community Member
5 months ago

TOO FUNNY!

Gene Waller
Community Member
5 months ago

too funny for words

Marilyn Bojanowski
Community Member
5 months ago

Anyone read that as "fat Hitler"? No? Okay then.....

John Harper
Community Member
5 months ago

Where's Elwood???.....

PhotoJenic12
Community Member
5 months ago

Well at least he is not a potato.

Amy Reay
Community Member
5 months ago

As the daughter of a pastor as well as the wide of one I find this hilarious! I can't picture my dad doing it but my husband you bet.

Doctor Strange
Community Member
5 months ago

There are no accidents

Michael Hermansen
Community Member
5 months ago

"Accidentally" as if...

Karen Reid
Community Member
5 months ago

He’s on a mission from God

Jo Anna Cunningham
Community Member
5 months ago

This is the opposite of the problem

Shawna Ginther
Community Member
5 months ago

He rocks this. Definitely with the times.

Rebecca ~
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5 months ago

HAHAHA!

Patricia Irving
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5 months ago

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Clarrisani ‍
Community Member
5 months ago

He's on a mission from God.

Isabella Vega
Community Member
5 months ago

I applaud you, sir

Lana Raven
Community Member
5 months ago

Say my nameeee

Daniel Lewis
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5 months ago

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Max L.
Community Member
5 months ago

He saw the light, the band !

glowworm2
Community Member
5 months ago

No, this is epic! Time to rap, I mean preach!

Alex K
Community Member
5 months ago

he's goddamn right

George Hudacko
Community Member
5 months ago

Guess he was rocking' it!

George Hudacko
Community Member
5 months ago

Guess he was rockin' it!

Just another bot
Community Member
5 months ago

May God bless you it don't matter if you're black or white Eeeeehheeeee

Munhu Afro
Community Member
5 months ago

Would it be why 4 congregants left?

Daniel Lewis
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5 months ago

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Now he is wearing his entire pedophile outfit.

Aragorn II Elessar
Community Member
5 months ago

Bro that’s not cool. I’m not catholic but still

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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
5 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
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5 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
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5 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
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5 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
5 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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5 months ago

Sad_panda_...7a97d0.gif Sad_panda_giphy-5ef5cf57a97d0.gif

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#16

Simple As That

Simple As That

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Malakai
Community Member
5 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
5 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
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5 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
5 months ago

OH SH*T

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#20

3 Am Snack

3 Am Snack

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Malakai
Community Member
5 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
5 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
5 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
Community Member
5 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
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5 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
5 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
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5 months ago

I mean, if you don't want it…

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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
Community Member
5 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
5 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
5 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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5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 months ago

Not much worse than any pocket.

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