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I Have Experienced Murphy's Law

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    All I Could Do Was Laugh.

    It started off with the kids fighting. I have three kids (13,8 and 5). The two younger ones have been fighting off and on all morning, the oldest thinks it's Saturday before her birthday that she is having a party without asking me if she could. She texts all her friends to come...
    koolkatjossie koolkatjossie 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    Mr Gerard Bronagh Murphy If You Please

    Yes I know GBM pretty darn well. I've had him as a guest more often than I care to count. I've been blessed as of late for he hasn't being staying long but when Gerard Murphy makes his mind up to travel with me - his presence is undeniable. Fortunately his wife is kind enough to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    I’ve Also Met His Reincarnation

    Aren’t I lucky? =P He loves to jinx me at every chance he gets. I wonder when he’ll retire from me and move on to someone else who he can terrorise?
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    Always

    I believe I'm not the only one. Whenever I use "always" then it will become "not alway" immediately after I have said it. So I learned to avoid saying it too often in my statement despite the fact that I know in mind I always do something. However, things are indeed always...
    Anivia Anivia 31-35, F Sep 15, 2013

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    in a beautifyl sunny day

    that i enjoy,drivers and traffic make my go crazy.....grrrrrr
    fromeden fromeden 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Also, The Law Of Unintended Consequences

    I just recently realized that I had devoted my life to my family; I took the family business, paid the house and bills, and took care of what the family owned. The realization came when I was in a difficult spot. All I really needed was friends and family, I wasn't begging for...
    hellimus hellimus 26-30, M Jun 16, 2012

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    O’Toole’s Corollary To Murphy’s Law

    O’Toole’s Corollary to Murphy’s Law “Murphy was an optimist.”                    
    CherrySissy CherrySissy 46-50, T Dec 10, 2010

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    Or Maybe It Was the Law of Attraction

    I tripped out of bed this morning.  Broke the little glass dish with my blueberries.  My beautiful blueberries were all over the floor scattered with the shards of glass. I missed the mail slot on the mail box going through the drive through (how embarrasing) and...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I experienced when I was a kid with my cousin we were playing in my room but at that time I still slept at my parents room the two door cabinet swung open and close really strong...
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    hi. I would like to write about my experience with psychosis. it all started one day. I was at home and I began to think, I realized a very basic truth, and that was that...
    felixmer felixmer 26-30, M Feb 9

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    It's strange and unfortunate that loss, despite it's literal meaning, is the only thing that lingers, the only thing that stays with you long after..
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Last week I lost a friend who I didn't know that well but still care about, he died doing what he loved best but I'm still really upset about it. I do the same sport as him and yes...
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So it's hitting week 10 now that I have been unemployed and I am starting to feel completely hopeless. I have two degrees, a Bachelor and a Masters degree and yet I cannot seem to...
    evollove evollove 41-45 1 Response Feb 13

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    I will be 26 this month. I have my permit but no license. Right now I am in no hurry to get it. I know that having a driving license will be good to have. I haven't driven in a...
    Rippie Rippie 26-30, M Feb 10

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    My drivers license is invalid because of outstanding state of Texas surcharges. I still drive, have insurance and have 2 Driving While License Invalid convictions. If I get pulled...
    theMaverick713 theMaverick713 41-45, M Feb 11

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    I've taken my driving test twice but I get too nervous because there's a stranger testing my driving and I end up screwing up. And now my permit is expired I have to take the...
    ReneeTay ReneeTay 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yet I can barely get a god-damn interview without a referral.
    dirtydan3 dirtydan3 26-30 Feb 1

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    Idk how to get enough courage to try and get my license. I've been practicing so much and I'm still nervous driving. I just need my license already.
    allieyoh allieyoh 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I love, love, love high heels! I wear them as often as I can, which is usually just in the car on long commutes. I'd love to hear stories about your shoes!
    overhere951 overhere951 41-45, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Eagan Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Experienced Ramsey County Lawyer Aggressive Twin Cities Attorney The judicial system is overcrowded and can be intimidating. If you have...
    lyndoncooper lyndoncooper 26-30, M Feb 4

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    You hear about mothers-in-law that aren't friendly or a little jealous that their baby boy is all grown-up, and I personally would love to have a mother-in-law like that! But noo...
    AnneMarie2245 AnneMarie2245 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was born in the 90's and I have to say I wish I could experienced the 60-80's but I say that about practically every time in history!, I'm always wanting to have a time machine...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 6

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    I hate when people pretend to understand or to say I'm better off. Well I'm not, they are better off. They just don't understand. They'll argue with me and say, "Well you've...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F a week ago

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    ugh. where to start. My Mil has hated me since day 1. she has verbally abused me ever since I got engaged to her son. called me not good enough, a *****, and worthless.. well...
    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Ah, you're probably fairly new here if you haven't been blocked. It's like impossible not to be. I've heard several stories about people who block for no reason, so I'm sure people...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I am 19, and my boyfriend of 2+ years is 18 turning 19. I have wanted to have a baby since I was 13, I swear I was born in the wrong lifetime. I am aspire to live with gender...
    inikkilynn inikkilynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Bert Bedrosian is a successful entrepreneur who is very familiar with the techniques and strategies that can help an organization become successful. He has made great contributions...
    malone102 malone102 22-25, M Feb 9

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    I don't know when this feeling began, exactly, but I do know that it hasn't let up once ever since. Not even a little. We've spoken every single day for the past six months. Every...
    paranoidbird paranoidbird 26-30, F Feb 14

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    I'm convinced I'm going to win. It's that simple, I have this unshakeable faith that I will win. I just can't stop trying. Is faith a bad thing I tell myself. I say things to...
    sangaW sangaW 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Chrohn's is the worst!! These have been the roughest 2 years of my life so far. Words can not explain my frustration with this. All I want to know is what the hell can I eat...
    beYOUtifulxo beYOUtifulxo 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hmmm.. why not? According to my friends and family I'm a very strong person that seems to always find a way to be happy... but anyone that always puts on a smile knows exactly how...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I still have the children's books that I read as a child. I continue to find them entertaining. The simplicity of the content and wiritng is beautiful. My favorites are Dr. Seuss...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Time to drink some water and go to sleep after the embrace of a good book. If you walked with me today thank you. I know I have been an in your face handful. I appreciate you...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F Feb 14

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    Fortunately i have one it's wzm1234 go ahead and express your feeling to me!!!!
    waris1 waris1 16-17, M Feb 16

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    No..I don't o.o Why don't I have one?! It's not fair :(
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 10 Responses Feb 18

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    My son wants to be with those clowns 24/7. He favors them over his family. He spends countless hours with those freaks daily. He wants to live with those creeps...can't get enough...
    mysticmoonglow mysticmoonglow 51-55, F Feb 19

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    She's a pregnant 1 year old chihuahua that showed up on my doorstep. I can't keep her because I already have 2 & that's all I'm allowed to have according to my city & I don't know...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    Myths about the top 10 most common mental illnesses: 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder: Myth: Somebody who avoids social interaction is “antisocial”. Truth: Many people...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Its not the most badass thing or i dont think it counts as breaking the law more like trouble with the law.But i was 12 (almost 13) and i was with my brother (10 almost 11) and our...
    HipHopMusic HipHopMusic 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    Can you say Narcissist? Yep, That's my DIL! She's out of control! I know there are difficult MIL's in the world, but there's a stereotype that says it's always mom's fault. Guess...
    mommaof4boys mommaof4boys 51-55 6 hrs ago

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    I'm the youngest of my parents' children; a little bit of the Irish-Catholic "Unanticipated Joy". My brother and sisters are in excess of ten years older than I am. We were a loud...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Feb 7

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    Oh dear god... Dear god. Dear god. Oh my god. Holy ****! Oh my ******* god! Absolutely the most mind-blowing thing I've ever experienced. I'd even venture to say that it's the...
    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Today, 5 years ago was the day that my sister in law showed her true colors when she walked into the hospital room and announced her self to everyone as" THE SISTER!" ( side note...
    DisowningSIL DisowningSIL 51-55 2 Responses Feb 17

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    The ABC's for Mothers in Laws (those of sons with a negative aura)Acknowledge and accept that your son is married, you may not like his choice but it’s his decision.Be...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    12 things I observed about my in laws: 1. Inability to recognize and accept change in family relations and dynamics. Your son/brother has new priorities; his wife has taken the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 9