epic fail


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epic fail

An especially big or embarrassing blunder. I can't believe I called the CEO by the wrong name! What an epic fail. I tried to bake a cake for my sister's birthday, but I accidentally used salt instead of sugar. Epic fail.
See also: epic, fail
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Epic fail!" A statement from West Midlands Police read: "A 41-year-old man wanted for driving off from a petrol station without paying last Thursday (May 2) has been arrested after asking for help at Newtown police station just after 8am on Thursday 8 May, claiming he had been chased.
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Reports of the conference say the team commented it would be very difficult for Sony to fix the described exploits, and that Sony's security was an "EPIC FAIL!" Epic, after such a long war, sure, but fail?
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