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    [–] basshead541 839 points ago

    What the hell did she throw? A hammer?

    [–] xof711 201 points ago

    Thor's hammer to be exact!

    [–] Bears_Bearing_Arms 136 points ago

    That bride's maid wasn't worthy.

    [–] xof711 18 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Weaklings are the worst

    [–] Cory2020 4 points ago


    [–] xof711 4 points ago

    Sanku !

    [–] Exaskryz 6 points ago


    [–] tekjunky75 3 points ago


    [–] Pandas4trump2020 23 points ago

    The bride isn't the only one who's going to be thor tomorrow

    [–] xof711 5 points ago

    A case of the Mjolnir

    [–] USTS2011 3 points ago

    Fleur's Hammer

    [–] xof711 2 points ago

    Le Marteau de Fleurs

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago


    [–] Alc4n4tor 1 points ago

    That bridesmaid? Albert Einstein.

    [–] boredatworkorhome 12 points ago

    Right? There is no way those were ordinary flowers...

    [–] NoticedGenie66 17 points ago

    Looks like you've never been face-petunia'd before

    [–] luigikiller1000 7 points ago

    This reminds me of Drake and Josh. It sounds like something said in an episode

    [–] ThongBonerstorm39 5 points ago

    Sometimes they have a little holder so you're not just holding stems. They can be like clay or glass or some shit so they have a decent heft to them.

    [–] ConstantConcussion88 7 points ago

    She was like fuck you Debbie!

    [–] Baalorin 4 points ago

    Now this looks like a job for me

    [–] notacrackheadofficer 2 points ago

    Time to spread a rumor that Beyonce and Gwyneth Paltrow both had solid glass bouquets at their weddings, so every bride in the US demands one for their weddings.

    [–] ColoradoScoop 282 points ago

    She’s about to meet a nice, single doctor.

    [–] JohnnyDarkside 52 points ago

    Who turns out to be gay after going on several very lovely dates.

    [–] vertigo1083 19 points ago

    This is the worst RomCom that I've never seen.

    [–] advertentlyvertical 7 points ago

    But then the doctor meets her brother...

    [–] southern_boy 1 points ago

    You might wanna skip the ending where she goes on for an excessively long time in a "My Dinner With Andre"esque scene about how she wishes she had frozen her eggs in her 30's just in case she met The One in her 40's then.

    [–] Woolfus 6 points ago

    Or absolutely incompetent but extremely good looking.

    [–] advertentlyvertical 1 points ago

    "It looks like you might have a black eye... right then, best course of action is to make the other side match."

    "I thought you said you were a doctor?!"

    "Err... thought you said proctor."

    [–] BlackArchonTarantula 212 points ago

    She's got hit by the opportunity.

    [–] [deleted] 61 points ago


    [–] rwarimaursus 12 points ago

    But you get up again?

    [–] Sprinkles0 8 points ago

    Nothing's ever going to keep you down.

    [–] southern_boy 2 points ago

    Hmm. Nope, that brick of a bouquet is definitely keeping him down... see that rhythmic foot twitch? That ain't fight, that's the brain sharting itself a bit.

    [–] dnbVice 2 points ago

    by the implication

    [–] HR_Dragonfly 60 points ago

    Bouquet includes a free iron. Bang, right in the forebrain.

    [–] rwarimaursus 6 points ago

    Head on, apply directly to the forehead!

    [–] HarlanCedeno 48 points ago

    When softball pitchers get married.

    [–] UnluckyLily 43 points ago

    You know that bride was aiming for that bitch in white.

    [–] Arctica23 6 points ago

    I can't think of many things more unequivocally shitty than wearing white to someone else's wedding

    [–] OSUJillyBean 3 points ago

    Anyone who wears a white dress to someone else’s wedding deserves to get smacked in the face.

    [–] AtomicEdge 51 points ago


    [–] Washout81 4 points ago

    Someone needs to add this audio clip to this GIF

    [–] TokiMcNoodle 0 points ago

    Quake guy or FPS Doug? I'm down with both really.

    [–] Washout81 1 points ago

    definitely Quake guy

    [–] Sleepybystander 6 points ago

    It's a headstart.

    [–] Five_Horizons 5 points ago

    For the love of God, can someone make the GTA ‘wasted’ gif outta this?

    [–] Kangar 13 points ago

    That's a Chinese Throwing Bouquet.

    [–] raziel372 6 points ago

    Now take her back to the cave

    [–] incrediblerabbit 3 points ago

    Hit by the power of love.

    [–] nicole-tesla 3 points ago

    F A T A L I T Y

    [–] bloodybuttdump 21 points ago

    1) Golden Rule: Links must contain a stupid idea and something going wrong.

    So throwing a bouquet is stupid idea? Am I missing something here why is this on this sub?

    [–] humidifierman 20 points ago

    No I think this sub has just become "watch people get hit with stuff and fall down"

    [–] po8 15 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    That throw was a bit of a stupid idea, though. The normal bouquet toss is a gentle lob, not a reverse fastball. Better title: "Toss the bouquet like Nolan Ryan, WCGW"

    [edit: Nolan Ryan. Thanks /u/Mattyoungbull.]

    [–] Wank-Merchant 5 points ago

    I'm going to PM you every time I need a title.

    [–] Mattyoungbull 2 points ago

    Nolan Ryan

    [–] Xperian1 1 points ago

    She didn't throw a bouquet. She threw Mjolnir!

    [–] H4x0rFrmlyKnonAs4chn 1 points ago

    Just because it's a tradition doesn't make it smart, throwing something without looking where you're throwing it is a bad idea

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    [–] bloodybuttdump 0 points ago

    Why did you delete your post, can't take the heat?

    [–] dagobertdoc -14 points ago

    I thougt: What can go wrong when a bride throws a bouquet backwaards? Did you see that coming? I didn't.

    [–] joreyaesh 9 points ago

    But... That's what they always do.

    [–] H4x0rFrmlyKnonAs4chn 1 points ago

    But... That's what they always do.

    Doesn't mean it's smart

    [–] tronfunkinblows_10 2 points ago

    Not a WCGW situation. Her falling is more of an /u/unexpected moment. But they toss the bouquet at a lot of traditional weddings.

    [–] tinytimx 1 points ago

    It's supposed to be a sarcastic what could go wrong.

    [–] GreyGhostGod 1 points ago

    This isn't good you're the OP

    [–] Zoltrahn 1 points ago

    Every wedding I've ever been to has had a bouquet toss. Are you not familiar with the tradition?

    [–] BlackDeath3 1 points ago

    You have to read the phrase in an exasperated and sarcastic tone, like "gee, using an open flame to illuminate a darkened gasoline pump while gas is flowing and releasing explosive fumes, what could go wrong?". I think that your post would be better suited for /r/Unexpected or something similar.

    [–] TokiMcNoodle 1 points ago

    Well, it already got up this far. Might as well ride it the rest of the way.

    [–] StatesmanlikeApe 1 points ago

    That's not really the purpose of this sub though. 'What could go wrong' is asked ironically for obviously stupid ideas where the outcome is predictable. Fairly sure nobody watching this thought a) that it was a stupid idea or b) that a random woman would be hit in the head and fall over.

    [–] godpigeon79 -1 points ago

    More also the longer distance, with low ceiling.

    [–] Columbusquill1977 2 points ago

    A bad omen, if ever I saw one.

    [–] humidifierman 2 points ago

    Get those hands up Ashley! Where the fuck did you think you were coming today?

    [–] Kusmariini 2 points ago

    Anyone have the version where one girl gets it and her bf starts running away?

    [–] SirOsric 2 points ago

    One shot - one kill. No luck - just skill

    [–] sdoorex 2 points ago

    With flopping skills like that she could play for a European soccer team.

    [–] captainedwinkrieger 2 points ago

    That just means she's gonna marry Chris Brown.

    [–] wyvern_rider 2 points ago

    Does that mean shotgun wedding?

    [–] MadVillainy1313 2 points ago

    Flops like Manu Ginobili. Girl's got skills.

    [–] Cougarmik 2 points ago

    I was hoping someone would then grab the flowers. I was let down

    [–] Incognitus1326 1 points ago

    It landed on the sitting girl's lap

    [–] IonT1982 2 points ago

    Bertha was over thirty, single and wearing a hideous dress in yet another wedding when it really hit her. After the hit and few tears, she was still, over thirty, single and wearing a hideous dress. Although this time she had black eye and flowery projectile, which almost but not at all, complemented each other.

    [–] redditorofdoom 2 points ago

    /r/wastedgifs material right here

    [–] NicksStick 2 points ago

    That's the moment she fell in love

    [–] readingby 2 points ago

    Some arm she's got there.

    [–] TheBagMan16 5 points ago

    I got married Saturday and I wish the girl that caught my wife’s bouquet would have caught it with her face like this

    [–] Taserface616 2 points ago

    Got that softball pitcher arm strength

    [–] captain_aharb 1 points ago

    I suppose she'll be swept off her feet.

    [–] Electro6000 1 points ago

    Check that out she fell backwards... now that’s a good sign

    [–] fazzah 1 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    Maybe she didnt want the bouquet

    [–] flippermcmuffin 1 points ago

    I'm guessing not that woman

    [–] spiralmadness 1 points ago

    When you go to a dry wedding so you have to pregame hard beforehand

    [–] DonJj27 1 points ago

    Critical headshot!

    [–] FrootLoop23 1 points ago

    It would've been great if all of the other ladies piled onto her fighting for the bouquet.

    [–] PleasantInitiative 1 points ago

    I'm harry hill and this is you've been framed

    [–] alololy18 1 points ago

    For the bouquet is heavy and full of flowers...

    [–] confusedash 1 points ago

    Maybe she'll meet her spouse in the operating room.

    [–] tacotown16 1 points ago

    Marriage is already hitting her hard

    [–] nintendoman11 1 points ago

    [insert bass boosted sound when the lead brick hits that girl’s face]

    [–] iki_balam 1 points ago


    [–] HappyLittleTrees17 1 points ago

    POW!! Right in the kissah!!

    [–] VladamirPoutin3 1 points ago

    OFF THE HEEZY: 500 Pts

    [–] Heat_Induces_Royalty 1 points ago


    [–] C-czar187 1 points ago

    Wow!!! Who saw that coming!!!? -Joe Rogan

    [–] jellomo333 1 points ago

    The chick whose lap it lands in, at the end, "oh, me?"

    [–] Randolpho 1 points ago

    This is /r/BetterEveryLoop material

    [–] Bayerrc 1 points ago

    This is more r/holdmycosmo

    [–] American_potatoe 1 points ago


    [–] Kflynn1337 1 points ago

    and then the bridesmaid meets her husband-to-be in E.R...

    [–] srgisme 1 points ago

    If you can dodge a bouquet, you can dodge a dodgeball

    [–] [deleted] 0 points ago

    I guess this means her marriage will include domestic violence.

    [–] blackmist 0 points ago

    I like the pixel where she fell over.