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I Have Fallen Up Stairs

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    I fall up the steps on a near weekly basis. Usually when I have a drink of some sort on my way up to my room. It has somewhat become a way of life. For some reason my feet, slippers, and our stairs don't get along well at all.
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30 1 Response Jan 23, 2009

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    Good At It!

    My adolescent growth spurt was pretty dramatic...I grew a foot in a year-ish.  I was never quite sure where my feet were...yeah.  I did a LOT of faceplants going up stairs!And later, my folks bought a house with a really steep flight of stairs to the basement.  I could get...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Sep 14, 2011

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    I Have Too

    when i was in grade 9 i had a class upstairs so every day i would be walking up the stairs and then bam i would fall flat on my face and it would alway be a step before i got up stairs i think it was because my shoes were to big at the time i was the triping grade 9 lol
    kaylatheanimegirl3 kaylatheanimegirl3 18-21, F Sep 16, 2011

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    Theresa

     Theresa falls down the stairs, Theresa falls up the stairs, Theresa falls down the stairs, Theresa falls up the stairs, Theresa falls down the stairs... et cetera
    NaomiZero NaomiZero 26-30, F 3 Responses May 19, 2009

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    Embarrassingly ..yes

     I used to do it quite often and it was very embarrassing when someone saw me although rather funny too but luckily the last time i did it i had an excuse...i was drunk :D
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F Jan 25, 2009

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    Such An Embarrasingly Funny Moment.

    Even I can't help but laugh, when it happens. :)
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    So Many Timess...

    I do it all the time and I'm not exactly sure how I manage to do it so much! It's quuite hilarious and I always laugh really hard unless I bang myself up, and then I pout for a minute while everyone else present laughs at me XD
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F Jul 18, 2011

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    Proud Defier of Gravity.

    I've always said that ANYone can fall down stairs and let gravity do all the work, but it takes TRUE genius to DEFY gravity and fall up stairs.
    RandomGirl0610 RandomGirl0610 21-25, F 6 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Clumsy Me.

    I am so glad im not the only one. I have fallen up the stairs my whole life (lived in a 2 story house from age 3-18) lol even got rug burn and accedently ate a little carpet.
    cindyshadow cindyshadow 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    Yup!

    It's funny just a couple days ago after i came downstairs after I had fallen going up them, I told my Mom "You know, I have fallen more times up the stairs than actually down them". Lol.
    Ynahteb Ynahteb 18-21, F Oct 29, 2008

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    Faceplanting Is Not Fun!

    Graceful aren't I? It hurts too. You'll just be casually strolling up the stairs and then all of a sudden you trip and just kiss the concrete at the top. I've done it so many times before, it's just about ridiculous! I would much rather fall 'down' stairs rather than up. Anything...
    Lilysilver13 Lilysilver13 16-17, F Jul 23, 2011

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    In a Bride's Maid Dress....

    I was at my friend's house trying on the bride's maid dress that she chose for her wedding. Being only 5"1' and being a size 16 at the time, the dress was a little long. I started back up the steps in her house to change out of the dress and even though I was holding up the...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F Feb 20, 2009

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    Ive Fallen Up Stairs

    ive fallen up the stairs of my house about 3x as much as ive fallen down the stairs.my siblings are always making fun of me because they say u have to be really clumsy to fall going UP the stairs ( but ive seen them fall up the stairs to but they just deny it ) yeah now who...
    beautyfullgirl beautyfullgirl 13-15, F Aug 13, 2012

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    I'm a Professional Klutz En Pointe!

    Due to some childhood issues, I had very bad balance as a kid so my mother's best friend Fran suggested she enroll me in ballet. She told her that it would help my coordination and help me build confidence. Well....I must have fallen off the short ballet bus! I am still a...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F Jan 24, 2009

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    Seriously

    it takes talent to fall up the stairs yet i seem to do nothing but just that i never fall down the stairs lol i do it quite often to lol almost everyday it seems that stairs are mad i step on them so often =]]  
    justjessica justjessica 18-21, F Feb 17, 2009

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    Gravity Fail In 5-4-3..

    You know, anyone can fall down stairs, It takes a special type to fall UP them... Trust me, you feel pretty special when it happens too!  I've had it happen more than once...  You know, if I had been at the movies or something I could blame it on lights, but I never was...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 8 Responses May 30, 2009

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    Hahaha Guilty !!!!

    I think the first time was when I was in school in P.E. class!!! I slipped going up one of the steps!! HAHABut I think the best one was when I moved back in with my mom. I remember the night I was on the bus coming here my dad got drunk and and slipped up the steps but did...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14 18-21, F Sep 16, 2011

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    First I Fell Up...

    And then I failed to catch myself in time and fell down too!   Warning for people who are envious of my talent: the clapping wasn't very loud.
    anadude anadude 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    More Than I've Ever Fallen Down Them.

    That's right, I fall up stairs much more than down them.  I think If I'm trying to run up stairrs it is a lot easier to trip going up than down.  Luckily the fall isn't nearly as bad.  I know a couple people who died falling down stairs, but that's...
    gman1023 gman1023 22-25, M 7 Responses May 20, 2009

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    Its A Sign Of Marriage

    I have fallen up the stairs loads of times,my mam has told me its a sign of marriage!
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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    Up.

    i am so very talented. more like clumsy. it's happened on more then one occasion!
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F Jan 24, 2009

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    Just In Time Too...

    I was rushing up some steep stairs with my hands full, and forgot about the step that sticks out at the top. Going full speed my foot caught on it, and I think I flew for a couple seconds. Then my chin hit the stair...
    pleasegivemeasmile21 pleasegivemeasmile21 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Basketball

    one day during basketball practice, our coach told us to get in the bleachers so that he could talk to us. unfortunately, i didnt pick my foot up high enough and it caught the step. i fell on my shins and knocked a big chunk of skin out of my right shin. today, i carry a big dent...
    HisDepartureAug302010 HisDepartureAug302010 16-17, F 3 Responses May 25, 2010

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    Monday!

    Last Monday my husband came around to see me. Well he ended up staying - AGAIN! We were sat on one of the sofas watching TV and one thing led to another and we decided to head upstairs. I got a little over excited running up the stairs and fell up them lol! OOPS! I even had a...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    Ha...ha Ha...

    It's important to be able to laugh at yourself. Too bad it's a quality I don't always have! However, when I fell going up the stairs at my school last week, I couldn't help but laugh. First time I have ever fallen at that school, and I wasn't even wearing heels! (Which I wear...
    Quetzal Quetzal 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    Skip The Trip

    A lot of the time it's because I've tripped on my pants or skirt. Only once or twice has it been because I've tripped on the stairs themselves. There is something about stairs that brings out my inner klutz 'cause I have tripped on pants that were very similar to skinny jeans. I...
    Knabble Knabble 18-21, F Oct 2, 2011

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    Grace and Talent

    I believe it takes grace and talent to fall Up stairs, and I have plenty of both because I do it regularly!  I got my best scar ever falling up stairs in a nice dress and high heels -- took a nice chunk right out of the front of my lower leg!   It was...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    In Fact- I Dont Think I Have Ever Fallen Down Stairs

    Only up!  Adn i do that with a shocking regularity- forget about a step, get distracted.. catch your fool on the next step and WHACK.. there you are... laying on the stairs, not only feeling silly because you've fallen- but even more so because somehow you have defied...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2008

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    Things My Dad Told Me....

    Leaving home at 19....very emotional,as family very close...the Old Man gets me aside and says"Three things you should know,and if I think you've been listening,I'll tell you a fourth.So.(1)Never run up stairs(2)Never bet on anything that can talk,and(3) Never eat anything...
    Deltaboy Deltaboy 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    Hasnt Everyone...

    I used to fall upstairs ALLL the time... lol fall up fall down... But i've gotten better... so I dont do it as much...maybe like 5 times out the year... thats much much better then when Iwas younger...
    MysticBeauty MysticBeauty 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    It's a Way of Life

    i actually think i've fallen up stairs way more times than i've fallen down them! lol, go figure.
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    Falling

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    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F Jan 24, 2009

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    Hate This

    i do it all the time i think it is because i run up stairs fast lol. i remember last year when i was a grade 9 and i was walking up the stairs and every time i would fall up them and the grade 11 would giggle there ***** off but what ever
    kaylatheanimegirl3 kaylatheanimegirl3 18-21, F Jul 7, 2012

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    When I Was Prego

    Right after I had my third child I had lots of back issues. It would just go out and down I'd go, baby and all. One particular time I was trying to get up the stairs when I felt the stabbing and down I went. I leaned forward and was lucky to be close to the top. I managed to...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jan 6, 2009

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