History Main / AccidentalMarriage

1st Nov '16 7:39:16 AM ChronoLegion
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** In some states, like Pennsylvania, it's still legal to get married without an officiant present, although the couple still has to get a marriage license beforehand.
1st Nov '16 7:30:04 AM ChronoLegion
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* ''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'', by S.L. Viehl. Our heroine has been seeing a [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe blue space hunk]]. Things start getting hot and heavy; that's when he springs on her that if they do the deed, they're as good as married in the sight of his culture. [[spoiler:She accepts, but [[DeathOfTheHypotenuse it ends badly]].]]

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* ''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'', by S.L. Viehl. Our heroine has been seeing a [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe blue space hunk]]. Things start getting hot and heavy; that's when he springs on her that if they do the deed, they're as good as married in the sight of his culture. [[spoiler:She accepts, but [[DeathOfTheHypotenuse it ends badly]].]]]] In a later novel, it's revealed that, in Jorenian culture, simply talking about marriage is considered to be a proposal.
27th Oct '16 1:05:22 AM TheSinful
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7597067/6/Storybook-Hero Storybook Hero]]'', Harry Potter letting half-goblin Shank-ko both manage the finances of his business and get a say in who works there are to him just harmless, practical decisions given her business knowledge. To her, she's surprised by how "forward" he is and considers herself his first wife.
23rd Oct '16 9:45:55 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ''Fanfic/ChangelingCourtshipRituals'' has this happen to [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Twilight Sparkle]], who is unaware that Changelings have BlueAndOrangeMorality and consider two people confronting and thwarting each other dating. Her foiling Queen Chrysalis's plan in ''A Canterlot Wedding'' was considered an AccidentalProposal, and their rivalry afterwards just added fuel to the fire.
21st Oct '16 7:35:55 PM PatPayne
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And at any rate, many religions have instituted "formation periods" which serve as instruction courses in what marriage is supposed to be as well as "cooling off periods" for those who may have been hasty and screening programs to weed out those who are not intending to be faithful or who are under duress or drunk or [[UruseiYatsura accidentally said the wrong thing while grabbing an Oni's horns]]

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And at any rate, many religions have instituted "formation periods" programs" (such as the Catholic Church's "Pre-Cana" program) which serve as instruction courses in what marriage is supposed to be be, as well as simultaneously being "cooling off periods" for those who may have been hasty and screening programs to weed out those who are not intending to be faithful or who are under duress or drunk or [[UruseiYatsura who accidentally said the wrong thing while grabbing an Oni's horns]]
horns]].
21st Oct '16 7:34:18 PM PatPayne
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And at any rate, many religions have instituted "formation periods" which serve as instruction courses in what marriage is supposed to be as well as "cooling off periods" for those who may have been hasty and screening programs to weed out those who are not intending to be faithful or who are under duress or drunk or [[UruseiYatsura accidentally said the wrong thing while grabbing an Oni's horns]]
5th Oct '16 11:02:20 AM roxana
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** A subplot in the story "The Aztecs" involves the Doctor accidentally getting engaged to a local woman.

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** A subplot in the story "The Aztecs" involves the Doctor accidentally getting engaged to a local woman.woman - because he accepted a drink of cocoa. She offered it because he'd been charming her to get information. Cameca understands that the Doctor must leave her but he's so upset by the pain he inadvertently caused her that he carefully avoid romantic entanglements for several centuries and incarnations afterwards.
13th Sep '16 4:30:14 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* In ''ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules'' #134, "W.W.T.D.? (What Would Thor Do?)", Herc, standing in for his absent buddy Thor, travels to Svartalfheim to confront the warlike Dark Elves and their queen Alflyse. After passing the three tests to prove he really is Thor (he actually fails the test of "ShowSomeLeg" but an enthusiastic Alflyse declares 2 out of 3 is good enough) there's a night of [[BlatantLies respectably restrained]] [[http://www.comicvine.com/alflyse/29-65493/all-images/108-296667/alflyse/105-950892/ celebration]] and Hercules wakes the next day to find [[http://www.comicvine.com/alflyse/29-65493/all-images/108-296667/27/105-952343/ Alflyse has accepted him as her husband.]] [[http://www.comicvine.com/alflyse/29-65493/all-images/108-296667/alflyse/105-950898/ There are worse fates...]]

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* In ''ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules'' #134, "W.W.T.D.? (What Would Thor Do?)", Herc, standing in for his absent buddy Thor, travels to Svartalfheim to confront the warlike Dark Elves and their queen Alflyse. After passing the three tests to prove he really is Thor (he actually fails the test of "ShowSomeLeg" but an enthusiastic Alflyse declares 2 out of 3 is good enough) there's a night of [[BlatantLies respectably restrained]] [[http://www.[[http://static4.comicvine.com/alflyse/29-65493/all-images/108-296667/alflyse/105-950892/ com/uploads/original/1/11352/952342-24.jpg celebration]] and Hercules wakes the next day to find [[http://www.[[http://static8.comicvine.com/alflyse/29-65493/all-images/108-296667/27/105-952343/ com/uploads/original/1/11352/952343-27.jpg Alflyse has accepted him as her husband.]] [[http://www.[[http://static5.comicvine.com/alflyse/29-65493/all-images/108-296667/alflyse/105-950898/ com/uploads/original/1/15776/950898-alflyse.jpg There are worse fates...]]
13th Sep '16 4:20:19 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* Yuna Miyama from ''Anime/{{Maburaho}}'' declares Kazuki her husband in the first episode.
3rd Sep '16 2:49:17 PM Ainzee
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* In ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', Jon Snow accidentally invokes the wildling marriage custom of bride-stealing, when he is unable to kill her and instead lets her go. This is one of the few genuinely humorous moments of the series, though it is overshadowed by the two of them actually falling in love.
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