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fallout

noun a bleak outcome, a deleterious outcome, a deleterious outgrowth, a malignant scenario, an extremely unfortunate sequence of events, deleterious aftermath, deleeerious developments, deleterious effects, deleterious results, grave consequences, important and significant effects
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Vegas The game features the same engine as that used in Fallout 3 and continues the same superb RPG experience, allowing gamers to choose their own fate and own personality.
The big winners on the night were post-apocalyptic role-playing game Fallout 3, which was crowned Ultimate Game of the Year, and gaming giants Activision, who took home five gongs, including Publisher of The Year.
Released on October 28 in North America at midnight store openings in over 2,000 retail outlets nationwide jammed with fans eager to get the game, Fallout 3 quickly became one of the industry's top sellers around the world.
However, whereas Fable 2 plays out in what is a bright rolling landscape with regular comic relief, Fallout is its polar opposite.
Al Ahli Commercial Bank first deputy chairman and senior economist Dr Saed Al Sheikh will address the fallouts of the global crunch on regional economies.
Bethesda Softworks, a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software and part of ZeniMax Media, announced that its new title, Fallout 3, has achieved record sales since its launch on 28 October in North America.
Wentz told Rolling Stone yup the pics are all him, but the only fallout came from his mom, in an e-mail that said, "Be more careful next time.
And as the Madison Fallout lads have helped out in the past, the Corus/TFM Battle of the Bands winners are now delighted to be able to repay Backstreet for their encouragement.
Built in 1961, the bunker was one of 29 group headquarters across the UK designed to monitor nuclear activity and issue fallout warning in the event of a serious explosion.
Workers inspecting New York's Brooklyn Bridge in March became accidental archaeologists when they discovered a relic of the Cold War: Deep inside the 123-year-old bridge's foundation was a fallout shelter stocked with water drums, medical kits, and 352,000 canisters of "survival crackers.
If one looks at the graph of fallout in Britain it is clear that most of the fallout occurred before Trawsfynydd came on load in 1965 and the small peak in 1986 shows that the material deposited from Chernobyl is only a fraction of that from the US and Russian atmospheric nuclear weapons tests in the northern hemisphere in the early 1960s
What I find amazing is that the other parties bound to be affected by the financial fallout of moldy properties--real estate investors, lenders, developers, and ratings agencies--have not taken the hint from insurers and moved equally fast to reduce their risks.