My Life Is Average (abbreviated MLIA) is a website comprising user-submitted stories about their daily lives. Stories often follow the format, "Today [amusing but mundane thing] happened. MLIA." The first stories published were genuinely average: Things about eating, sleeping or going to class. The site has since evolved into a celebration of the everyday extraordinary, including unusual sightings, lucky finds and Harry Potter references. MLIA.
My Life Is Average provides examples of:
- Adorkable: Damn near the entire site.
- Follow the Leader: Followed Fuck My Life. Followed by My Life Is G, My Life Is Twilight, My Life Is Harry Potter, among others.
- Gratuitous Ninja
- It Amused Me
- Rule of Fun
- Shout-Out: Frequently. Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia and SpongeBob SquarePants are the most common, but almost nothing is immune.
- Violation of Common Sense: Seems to fuel about half the posted stories.
- The World Is Just Awesome: The viewpoint of many posters.