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kick bollocks scramble

A wild, chaotic, or panicked situation, especially among or involving many people simultaneously. Primarily heard in UK. With funding from local councils spread so thin these days, it's always a kick bollocks scramble in December for charities to meet their yearly quota with donations. The whole pub descended into a kick bollocks scramble after one bloke threw a punch at another.
See also: bollock, kick, scramble

scramble for someone or something

to push and struggle to get to someone or something. All the teenagers scrambled for the rock star but couldn't catch him. The children scrambled for the candy as it fell from the pinata.
See also: scramble

scrambled eggs

n. rank insignia on a military officer’s uniform. I know his rank is high because of the “scrambled eggs,” but I don’t know how high.
See also: egg, scramble
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This year's Santa Scramble, on Saturday, December 6, will take place in the muddiest assault course in the UK, Clyne Farm in Swansea.
I spent months perfecting the design for EZ Scramble," said Wayne Josephson, the creator of EZ Scramble.
To be precise, every time a user logs into his/her phone, the keyboard scrambles the buttons on the display, so that each time the numbers are positioned in a different location.
8220;We are very excited about the upcoming GAM Scramble Local Qualifier,” said Jon Conklin, Head PGA Professional at Bucks Run Golf Club.
Children will again be allowed to go into the ring during the scramble and will try to grab a chicken that they can take home.
It was some reward for Hirst, who had been beaten into second place by Bentham in the Yorkshire Scramble, with Bentham having already edged out Leeds rider Phil Green to win the Huddersfield Scramble.
For example, some quarterbacks prefer to scramble one way or another.
They basically traced over it all on Macs -- it's the modern equivalent of rotoscope animating -- adding, of course, the scramble suit permutations and making the edges of everything kind of quiver for that trippy effect.
Although I did not perform the onstage Scramble with White Oak, I did perform it with my seventeen colleagues in the lobby pre-show.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA), the world's leading provider of social game services, today announced that Scramble With Friends is now available on Google Play - enabling even more players to get mixed up with the fun.
Despite poor weather, a crowd of around 3,000 turned out at the 1950 West Yorkshire Group Scramble organised by the Huddersfield Motor Club.
Senior Kevin Harrington broke his left non-throwing arm on a second-quarter scramble.
If these two players are not open, the QB will scramble for the end zone.
Two years ago, a computer custom-built by researchers to crack DES required just hours to identify the numerical key used to scramble and then recover a secret message (SN: 8/1/98, p.
For instance, encryption would let electronic newsgroups scramble their messages and give the "keys" - decoding instructions - only to subscribers.