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  • n. Plural form of scenario.


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  • So, they've had a lot of tips they've been pursuing, a lot of what they call scenarios, but they're not giving any more weight to one than another.

    CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2003

  • But according to testimony in the court martials of other soldiers, he didn't have to push many of the soldiers very hard to take part in the killings which he referred to as "scenarios."

  • By late fall, Gibbs was outlining what he referred to as "scenarios," in which platoon members could kill unarmed Afghans and drop grenades and other "props" by the bodies to make them appear to be legitimate battlefield casualties, according to Morlock's plea-agreement documents.

    The Seattle Times

  • We are in the middle of the greatest housing crisis we have known, and yet the Administration's White Paper offers only medium-term scenarios of government retreat from a housing market desperately in need of active public policy - scenarios that take the government out of the mortgage underwriting business rapidly, more slowly or more slowly still, but always out.

    David Coates: Obama and Housing - Is Anybody Home?

  • Carrying a loaded firearm (open or not) in most scenarios is a sign that you yourself are * likely very bad at risk analysis*

    The Volokh Conspiracy » NRA Convention report

  • Carrying a loaded firearm (open or not) in most scenarios is a sign that you yourself are * likely very bad at risk analysis* — just as bad as the National Park commenter above, but for the converse scenario.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » NRA Convention report

  • And probably the other most annoying thing about the ticking time bomb scenarios is that the proponents of such arguments tend not to limit the proposed implications to actual ticking time bomb scenarios – another point well-illustrated by this particular case. theAmericanist says:

    Matthew Yglesias » We’re Getting Intel From Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Because, not Despite, Handling Him Through the Criminal Justice System

  • And this, rather than some sort of gullibility toward doomsday scenarios, is what leads people to get so agitated at the so-called “deniers”.

    Matthew Yglesias » Baby, It’s Cold Outside

  • This service makes available the data on possible future climate change scenarios from the IPCC datasets, for a variety of end users.

    Who needs climate data? | Serendipity

  • His crafting of plausible military scenarios is so realistic that he has become a favorite of the United States military.

    Five People Born on April 12 | myFiveBest


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