crapshoot


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a risky and uncertain venture

playing craps

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(25) Catherine Candisky & Randall Edwards, Abortion Waivers are a Judicial Crapshoot, COLUMBUS DISPATCH, Feb.
Similarly, even when an IVR or other feature has been designed to deliver resolution to an inquiry, the outcome becomes dependent on the user's path through the self-help system, which is, at best, a crapshoot. Direct contact allows for quicker understanding of the issue, which should also result in more efficient resolution.
-It's a crapshoot, plain and simple, and big stars like Piolo just get really lucky!
That doesn't mean everything is a crapshoot. Innovation leaders must use different levers, de-risking what is naturally risky.
It's really a crapshoot but if I hit it, it will be a home run."
You really can't understand Tarico unless you appreciate that her universe is one giant crapshoot. And that she argues by (strained) analogy.
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." Barry Norman.
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" Top film critic Barry Norman "I need to laugh more and drink more glasses of champagne - even when there is nothing to celebrate" Actress Celia Imrie, contemplating her next 20 years "I can't think of anything sexy or even exotic about pain.
Anybody who has had the power to say yes or no to a job applicant knows that no matter how carefully a hiring decision is made, it is still to a certain extent a crapshoot. Here is a study that shows just what is at risk.
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.
As far as steel-cased ammo goes, it can be a real crapshoot if you're using foreign ammo.
Central infighting, the Pirates knocked off the Reds in the one-game wild-card crapshoot, and in turn were eliminated by the Cardinals in the NLDS.
Is that the image we really want for our profession; for people to see our justice system as a crapshoot, rolling the dice for quick riches?
Circuit City soon went out of business, proving the point that corporate boardroom strategies are a bit of a crapshoot, especially when desperate executives are involved.