Accidents Legends involving embarrassing accidents. 0 Some accidents may not result in serious injury or significant property damage, but they can nonetheless exact a heavy price from us in our loss of dignity. A mysterious bolt in a bedroom floor turns out to be holding up the chandelier in the room below. A bare-assed lady skier causes consternation on a ski resort’s slopes. Wife throws flammable substance into toilet; unsuspecting husband lights a cigarette and blows up.