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Synonyms for crapshoot

a risky and uncertain venture

playing craps

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Sitcoms are such a crapshoot,'' says Earle Marsh, co-author of ``The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows.
It's always a crapshoot when strong women speak their minds, and Obama's opponents have jumped on some stupid comments made by Michelle.
But let's not forget, this is Eugene, so it's always a crapshoot which high quality act will get a big crowd.
With Pujols, it's a crapshoot, because the people behind him can do some damage, also.
BOSTON - The great thing about sports is that after all the analysis, number-crunching and prognosticating, it's really just a crapshoot.
The marathon is such a crapshoot, it's such a long distance that it's difficult to gauge what is going to happen on a given day.
Those additions are significant because the draft can be a crapshoot, especially with high school players who are picked when they still have a lot of development ahead.
With so many penalty-kick situations, it could be a crapshoot.
After the top two spots, it could be a crapshoot, though.
It's always a crapshoot when you try something like this," Williams said.
It's more like you know there are a lot of factors you can't control and it's a little more of a crapshoot,'' he says, ``but with something like this, you think, 'I know I can do this, I just want them to give it to me, I just really believe I can do this well.
It's a bit of a crapshoot with only four rounds,'' she said of the season-ending tour qualifying school.
We are not going to have a situation where people are doing a crapshoot here," he said, his voice booming out over a crowd gathered at the University of Oregon for the first meeting of the newly restructured board.
It's only when it comes to picking the winners that everyone votes in every category and the whole thing becomes little better than a crapshoot.
They must be perfect next week at Charlotte to avoid putting their title hopes on the line at Talladega, a notorious crapshoot of a race.