crapshoot

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crapshoot

A situation whose outcome is uncertain or unpredictable. Refers to the gambling game "craps." This neighborhood has been revitalized in recent years, but buying a house here is still a financial crapshoot.

crapshoot

n. a gamble; a matter of chance. (Like a crap [dice] game.) The stock market isn’t concerned with value anymore. It’s just a crapshoot.
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We are in an industry where reporting safety is a crap shoot and can help you lose your livelihood.
But the unregulated chemical composition of fake weed can be a toxic crap shoot, experts say.
It's a daily crap shoot with no chance of that happening.
Today this is still among the worst offenders--many will accept poor performance over the crap shoot of new recruits.
"It would be foolish to bet big on a perfect alignment of the winners since historically its usually a crap shoot," said Dergarabedian.
As a result, a heart transplant can seem as much like a crap shoot as a medical option."A heart transplant is the answer to heart failure the way the lottery is the answer to poverty," Lynne Warner Stevenson, a heart failure specialist said.
But she also hastens to note that while "[searching for health information is a crap shoot ...
(Bloomberg) -- Setting a retirement savings goal can feel like a crap shoot. How can you calculate your expenses -- especially for health care -- five, 10, 50 years from now?
"You have to build correctly in that location, and let's face it, it's still a crap shoot but that's the Coast."
The only scene that is in danger of flagging is the underground crap shoot (i.e.
Once you start looking for rut patterns, you'll see it's nowhere near the crap shoot it's painted to be.
The pedestrian/bike path shouldn't be a crap shoot between bicyclists and the rest of us.
Popular words like "bestie", "scissor-kick", "wackadoodle", "crap shoot" "DIYer" and "bookaholic" are some other notable additions to the dictionary, the Daily Star reported.
We knew the Seahawks were good, we were pretty sure the 49ers would be worthy again, but other than those top couple squads, picking defenses seems like a crap shoot.
It's an enormous crap shoot, yet we do it every single day" Dr.