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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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THERE were some epic fails as students overdid it while toasting their A-level success across the UK.
There'll be epic fails - and epic falls - as the 16 participants battle their way through the obstacle course.
Full of epic fails and big wins, Can't Touch This promises to be fun for the whole family, as the two hosts explain: "Anyone can have a go at it and you find unlikely heroes in it; people who don't necessarily have to be fit to do really well at it," Ball says.
Bayan-Metro Manila chair Raymond Palatino enumerated what the group considered the Top 10 epic fails of the MRT and LRT under Aquino's watch:
Spectacular falls and epic fails have occurred along the way, with only the fittest surviving.
Despite those thumbs-up moments, however, the film epic fails its most basic mission -- to scare.
The author does a commendable job, for instance, in detailing the "common traits of epic fails," and she offers sound suggestions for "how to minimize the impact of an authenticity meltdown.
In the lightening fast era of social media - where our 140-character expressions are broadcast as soon as we hit a 'tweet' button - epic fails happen.
However, some tradesters in Beijing warn Disney should not be surprised if Michael Bay's epic fails to scale great heights at the B.
Hilarious mishap videos reigned supreme as half of the top 50 videos featured epic fails, pranks, and crazy stunts.
I merely spotted the title of his lame clips show at the exact moment I was looking for a snappy three-word soundbite to sum up the festive offerings slung our way this year by the finest TV industry in the world: Christmas Epic Fails.
CHRISTMAS EPIC FAILS ITV 9pm Angus Deayton hosts this celebration of TV bloopers and festive foul-ups.
Those nominated included such epic fails as The Lone Ranger, After Earth and the dreadful Grown Ups 2 - all blockbusters that have given X rated a whole new meaning.
Tonight, having jumped through all the flaming hoops of the past ten weeks and survived such epic fails as Vase-gate and The Away Day To Hell, now somebody is actually going to read their business plans and expose some of them at least as the deluded ninnies we've always suspected them to be.