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You know, as in situations that are clearly not crises.

I've looked around but can't find an answer.

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The expressions that I think would retain the sarcasm are :

「[間一髪]{かんいっぱつ}。」 or 「間一髪だったね。」

「[危機一髪]{ききいっぱつ}。」 or 「危機一髪だったね。」

A slightly less natural (and more literally translated) phrase would be :

「[危機回避]{ききかいひ}したね。」

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Thank you! I think the top two were exactly what I was after. –  sebu Mar 18 at 4:58

How about やばかった? (Might not be exactly the same meaning but is it close enough?)

http://detail.chiebukuro.yahoo.co.jp/qa/question_detail/q1075588535

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