If you’ve ever imagined your wedding, odds are you’ve also imagined all the ways your wedding can go wrong. Whether it’s your wedding dress catching fire, or your druncle making an impromptu toast, or your druncle caching fire, it seems like a miracle when a wedding goes RIGHT. Weddings truly are the stuff that stress dreams are made of.
But! When you look at actual wedding disasters, one thing quickly becomes clear: they’re not the end of the world. Pretty much every wedding has a fairly major mishap, and you know what? The couple still gets married, everyone still has a great time, and the day still goes down as one of the happiest in a couple’s life. And as for the mishap, odds are it made the wedding even better.
Here are 15 ways a wedding can go wrong. Or, looking at it another way, here are 15 weddings that were made immeasurably more fun thanks to a well-timed goof up.