Engine overhauls are a crapshoot
. The best engine shops have been known to collapse suddenly or have a period where they have problems.
I suppose if you offered coupons or contests as a lure, that was one way to keep track of your success, but overall it was basically a crapshoot
Despite public flu health-surveillance forecasts, the cough-cold season is often a crapshoot
It's a bit of a crapshoot
, because those judges are free, once appointed, from any accountability to the state's chief executive."
Seven of these pieces reflect the global economy: Stash of Cash, Money Bag, It's a Crapshoot
, Economic Collapse, To Health and Wealth, Bundles of Money and Drawer of Dreams.
Yet even with those advantages, the familiar game plan and trappings make it at best a crapshoot
as to whether Ryan and his wounded heart will, well, you know.
"Flu B has been a dilemma, and I do look forward to having a quadrivalent so that our crapshoot
is not so poor," one of the panel members, Dr.
At that meeting, held annually to recommend the two influenza A and one influenza B strains to be included in the vaccine in the United States for the upcoming season, panelists pointed out how challenging it is every year to choose which B strain to recommend, based on the different B strains that are circulating worldwide, and described choosing the B component as a "gamble" and a "crapshoot
Special VFR at night is a bit of a crapshoot
, because you really can't see the clouds.
"When you come down to those, then it's even more of a crapshoot
"While we expected them to work well, it was still a crapshoot
how they'd turn out.
Without one-on-one time, it's a crapshoot
. I don't like the odds.
"Asking for such waivers is a crapshoot
, dependent on the whims of bureaucrats."
Testing in late fall is always a crapshoot
up north (I live in Florida, so everything is up nort').
However, Pabrai's description of an innovative company as "a crapshoot
" or his claim that investing is "all about the odds" obliterates an important distinction between making a calculated investment and betting on the outcome of a coin toss (pp.