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    someone or something that is chaotic, ineffective, or unsuccessful, in a way that is obvious to everyone

    Story-wise, the season had been a hot mess with plots randomly rushed, dropped or shuffled depending on who’d written any particular episode.

    Let’s just call a spade a spade here – I’m a hot mess when it comes to dating.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/02/2015
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