Wipeout

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Wipeout

A significant loss on an investment. For example, a wipeout occurs if one buys a stock at $100 per share and the price later drops to $4. An investment is unlikely to recover from a wipeout.
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It's so exciting for us to see how thrilled fans are to take home a piece of the Wipeout experience with the videogame series," said Matt Kunitz, Wipeout's Creator and Executive Producer.
The story: Anne Marie had the makings of a world-class surfer before a wipeout and a bump on the noggin made her tentative when it comes to tackling the big waves.
So Maynard invented a keyboard that is resistant to hard knocks, spilled milk, sticky fingers and inadvertent wipeouts.