blooey


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blooey

(ˈbluːɪ)
adj
slang US faulty; wrong; awry
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blooey

adj, adv (US inf) → kaputt; to go blooey (thing)kaputtgehen; (= come apart)zusammenbrechen; (plan, = not succeed) → danebengehen (inf)
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You blink an eye, and blooey, your cellar is full of lawsuits about messed up computer systems and the boiler stops working.
Few modern shooters consider this a problem because they've never had a case come apart, but in the dim past brass often went blooey. There are three methods of dealing with this possibility: diverting the gas, containing the gas at the bolt-head, or ignoring it.