crapshoot


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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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It's always a crapshoot trying to peg when the first big snow of the season will hit.
The fact is, bowl games are a crapshoot because teams get so much time off before they start preparing that they often bare little resemblance to the more-predictable regular season team.
Most people don't understand that the draft is a crapshoot," he added.
It's a like a crapshoot, but we like our team and our chances.
Growing vegetables is a crapshoot," he said "But, so far this year has been really, really good, much, much better than last year.
But it's still a crapshoot "because younger kids give you somewhere between five and 15 minutes of undivided attention," Acord says.
Guillermo knows that a foreign-language, artsy, layered film is a real crapshoot in America,'' said Jones, who spent five hours each day being made up as either the satyr Pan or the Pale Man.
To date, cross-system problem determination and performance management is a crapshoot and a major resource-intensive challenge.
The chorus of "When your chips are down/When your highs are low/Joy ride" is a crapshoot.
In this business, every show is really just a crapshoot," she said.
SEATTLE, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- To date, advertising on the World Wide Web has been a crapshoot -- offering minimal performance reporting and no accountability.
No matter how good you are and what your track record is, it's a crapshoot.
Bruins coach Claude Julien insisted that his surprise decision to use the career checking forward in Wednesday night's shootout in Chicago "was not a crapshoot by any means.
It's not a tournament I set my sights on,'' he said, ``Because it's kind of a crapshoot since there's only 18 holes (in first-stage qualifying to get to sectional play).
Which, with an ever-growing price tag and all the public agency hurdles yet to be cleared, remains a crapshoot anyway.