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by Brian Moore
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 8th 2014 (S70 P3)
Replies: 22
Views: 2356

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday January 8th 2014 (S70 P3)

Bradley Cates wrote:POOFTERS (sorry) in R4
Déjà vu. I suspect that FORETOPS is the DC way of avoiding Susie's blushes.
by Brian Moore
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 9th 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1499

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 9th 2013

Was that fudging on the final numbers game by the challenger? From her reaction I suspect that she realised she had written something down wrong when she went to read it out, and instead of just saying "whoops" tried to wing it. So yes. Good that Nick moved in reasonably swiftly to keep cringing to...
by Brian Moore
Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Records
Replies: 18
Views: 2666

Re: Records

Ian Volante wrote:I've not yet got hold of a player.
Is that what you young 'uns call a turntable these days?
by Brian Moore
Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday December 3rd 2013 (S69 P105)
Replies: 6
Views: 1452

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday December 3rd 2013 (S69 P105)

ORIOLES as a DC-equaller - can't remember which round.

A rather low-key affair today, with several misses, and not exactly edge-of-the seat stuff, despite a CCC ... though compensated for by Bea's smile.
by Brian Moore
Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 25th 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2101

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 25th 2013

SADHUS in the SADDOS round.
by Brian Moore
Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 6837

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013

Jon Corby wrote:Heh, you mean learnt.
Or I might have meant LEARNT.

Sorry, did you make a little joke?
by Brian Moore
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 6837

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013

Matt Morrison wrote:Probably my most enjoyable bit of C4C in a while. Glad I came out with 1 point too, I feared/feart I wouldn't for a while.
So am I allowed one consolation point back now, all things considered?
by Brian Moore
Tue Nov 19, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 6837

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013

No he didn't. I'm currently going Gevin 1- Matt 0. You missed Brian's score. If you DID detect his joke then I'm at a loss as to what Brian suggested you were nit-picking. Currently Gevin 1 - Matt 1 - Brian 0 by my score. I'm confused. I thought I'd earnt a point somewhere along the line. EDIT ... ...
by Brian Moore
Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 6837

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013

Susie said "Dreamt is one of the only past tenses to take a T". A curious way of phrasing it. I wonder where she learnt that. You mean she should have said something like "one of the few"? That's probably what she MEANT. I think there's quite a few that take a T anyway (like LEARNT which you've jus...
by Brian Moore
Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 6837

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013

James Robinson wrote:No, you're right, STOICAL is fine. Just because Susie says there's only one 7, doesn't mean there's only one 7. :P
Susie not 100% correct? This would never have happened when Carol was there. I think someone should tell the Daily Mail.
by Brian Moore
Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 6837

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 18th 2013

Susie said "Dreamt is one of the only past tenses to take a T". A curious way of phrasing it. I wonder where she learnt that.

STOICAL in the LOCUST round as a DC-equaller, I think. Though Susie said "there's just one seven", so I've probably screwed up.
by Brian Moore
Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Jobs?
Replies: 34
Views: 6003

Re: Jobs?

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------> Professional devotee? :) Just proving that I'm never going to be a professional anything-to-do-with-computers - I kne...
by Brian Moore
Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Jobs?
Replies: 34
Views: 6003

Re: Jobs?

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by Brian Moore
Wed Jul 10, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 10th 2013 (Series 69 Prelim 8)
Replies: 13
Views: 1556

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 10th 2013 (Series 69 Prelim

Alt of UNLIKE in R13 and hence beater of SUNLIKE. Today's should-be-in-the-dictionary-by-now word: ^UNLIKES - 232,000,000 hits on Google. Beats my regular example ^LAGGY (4,400,000 hits) which the OED & ODE still inexplicably overlook. Good comeback by June, though helped by poor gambles by Jessami...
by Brian Moore
Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday June 26th 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2469

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday June 26th 2013

SARKILY in round 10. Was TROIKAS also available in that round? No, for 2 reasons. 1) The selection for round 10 was this: B N G E A N S O D :P 2) I'm sure Jack meant Round 11's selection, which was this: K L S Y A O I N R, and it seems to be T-less, so no, I'm afraid........... :roll: The phantom l...
by Brian Moore
Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday June 26th 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2469

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday June 26th 2013

Jack Worsley wrote:SARKILY in round 10.
Was TROIKAS also available in that round?
by Brian Moore
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1323
Views: 293496

Re: Ask Graeme?

and seeing where I and The Typhoon fit in to the grand scheme of things *where The Typhoon and me (pretty sure it's accusative not nominative) Subject surely as we are doing the fitting in? Please don't try to correct someone with a degree in languages 8-) One I just worked out and is interesting, ...
by Brian Moore
Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 1st 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2124

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 1st 2013

I thought ^WANTONER might have been in (it's in the OED), but alas no. No idea why it's in my mental word bank: never used it and probably never will .... well, apart from in this post.

As you were.
by Brian Moore
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What would you put in a letter to Oxford Dictionaries?
Replies: 25
Views: 3566

Re: What would you put in a letter to Oxford Dictionaries?

I did actually write to Susie & Countdown via the programme email to ask how in practice the Oxford corpus works - how much discretion there is in the choices. Why LOSINGEST should be in there, with 42,000 Google hits, when ^LAGGY isn't (6,200,000 hits), completely baffles me.
by Brian Moore
Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What would you put in a letter to Oxford Dictionaries?
Replies: 25
Views: 3566

Re: What would you put in a letter to Oxford Dictionaries?

Also derivatives don't get the same treatment as the main word. You get a lot of -NESSES words on Unlimited on Apterous - words that would be mass nouns if they had their own entry. Most of these are probably over nine letters though. I'm trying to think of an example that wouldn't be. WETNESSES. A...
by Brian Moore
Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3118

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

The main issue is the consistency. I'm quite happy for FLORUITED to be disallowed if there is a sensible rule in place that covers it and all other words without arbitrary add-ons. Really it's up to the dictionary to specify. If it doesn't, it should be allowed. I'd rather have words that "aren't r...
by Brian Moore
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3118

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

It's just English conjugations of Latin verbs that are now banned. Sounds a bit ridiculous to me. I always thought the "ORIGIN" section was for information only. These two words aren't exactly common in English, but there could be an example that is and people might start using the past tense even ...
by Brian Moore
Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1323
Views: 293496

Re: Ask Graeme?

Keith Bennett wrote:I've now edited it - maybe you can do the same.
Thanks Keith. Done.
by Brian Moore
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1323
Views: 293496

Re: Ask Graeme?

Keith Bennett wrote:Spoiler now removed! (Good point, Keith.)
Oh, I needn't bother watching Thursday's or Friday's shows then.

Could we keep the questions of stats of current series out of this thread, please?
by Brian Moore
Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Jacintha Saldanha
Replies: 54
Views: 4691

Re: Jacintha Saldanha

I don't use any other online forums, so they may all be like this or worse, but as far as I'm concerned this is not the way to go about an argument. Most of them are far worse, Adam, both because others are effectively anonymous, and because so often arguments simply fail to be real logical argumen...
by Brian Moore
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who would you like to see in DC?
Replies: 219
Views: 21474

Re: Who would you like to see in DC?

Mark James wrote:
Mark Ivey wrote:Charlie Brooker would be my pick! He already works for Channel 4, and he's one of the most intelligent men on TV at the moment so it would be a treat if he went on.
That's more like it.
Countdownwipe.

Richard Osman from Pointless would be good.
by Brian Moore
Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 5556

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 201

I disagree Jon, I thought I was being pretty ambiguous, but apologies nevertheless for not phrasing it differently. It's happened more than once that someone who's competed or been in the audience has unintentionally given hints of what's to come. Always best to pretend that the future hasn't happe...
by Brian Moore
Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday February 14th 2013
Replies: 66
Views: 5955

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday February 14th 2

I assume it's an avid Countdown watcher in Sidmouth who has come to the elegant solution (noting Susie's restaurant ordering rule) for advertising his food on a board outside his shop. PANINI'S are on offer there, apparently, though I don't know if he does BEANS'S.
by Brian Moore
Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 5804

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2

Haha, the perils of getting nouns and adjectives mixed up:

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Or perhaps Cheltenham Town Council really is employing someone to plan the morals of the town.
by Brian Moore
Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 5804

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2

I think PROBLEMATIC can. Well, I've learnt a new noun. But I'm pretty sure (there, I'm wussing out again) that one wouldn't say (sober) "those are problematics questions" (or whatever). There are plenty of adjectives that are also nouns (e.g. 'principal') so can be pluralised as such, but I'm not a...
by Brian Moore
Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 5804

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2

I'd guess the reason is that both singular forms are listed in the dictionary so have to be allowed, whereas English doesn't generally allow plural forms of adjectives to take the 'S'. So, probably a mixture of Frenchism and grammarism, but this is Countdown after all, not Des Chiffres. And maybe a...
by Brian Moore
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 5804

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2

Anyone know how to do a grave accent (the other way around)? Using ASCII codes both (and other foreign characters) are easy, hold down Alt and type either 130 or 138 for e-accents, but this method is problematic on laptops without separate keypads. As I do quite a lot of stuff with accents etc., I ...
by Brian Moore
Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Friday January 25th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 5653

Re: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Friday January 25th 2

But I mentioned it in both of my Carsoncaps . I can accept that you missed his shows, but I'm finding it hard to believe you haven't read my entire posting history. Perhaps that should be the test for who gets into any subsequent champion-of-champions series, in the same way you'll need to know abo...
by Brian Moore
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Friday January 25th 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 5653

Re: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Friday January 25th 2

Graeme Cole wrote:Innis plays the trumpet. I never knew that.
... introducing Innis Carson.... Maybe it just stuck in my mind, as a fellow raspberry blower.
by Brian Moore
Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Tuesday January 22nd 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2572

Re: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Tuesday January 22nd

I'd like to see a picture of that jigsaw with 24,000 pieces. :) Ask and you shall receive! One picture of the whole thing filling up Chris's entire living room, one closer-up view of a single 6000-piece section of it. And remember, as I'm crap at internets, the link probably won't work at the first...
by Brian Moore
Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 5932

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

One wonders if there was a debate about this at the time that we didn't get to see. We need to remember that acceptability on apterous has no relevance. Sometimes you need to know what a word means, and decide whether Susie will allow it or not. I think she has to go with the dictionary, even if it...
by Brian Moore
Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 5932

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

I think this is a difficult one. The dictionary says the literal meaning of FLORUIT is "he or she flourished", but just because it's past tense in Latin, that doesn't necessarily mean it has to be past tense in English. Indeed interesting - I've always thought of it being a synonym of flourished, s...
by Brian Moore
Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday October 1st 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1851

Re: Spoilers For Monday October 1st 2012

Back in DC for his 2nd stint after his first one 4 years ago, is the Arctic (and soon to be super-cold Antarctic) explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes. Blimey, was it four years ago? I remember his pauciloquent manner clearly (ha! I've wanted to use that word for a long time), and how by the end of the we...
by Brian Moore
Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How do you become the greatest human in history?
Replies: 14
Views: 2439

Re: How do you become the greatest human in history?

While curing cancer would be a good start, I think they'd also need something else completely different on their cv. Maybe an Oscar or an Olympic gold medal?. Lance Armstrong wasn't doing too badly until recently. Well, OK he only recovered from cancer, and won 7 TdFs with the help of the doctors, ...
by Brian Moore
Sat Sep 01, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why is "to" considered the "main" part of a verb?
Replies: 4
Views: 1648

Re: Why is "to" considered the "main" part of a verb?

Dinos Sfyris wrote:Kill a Mockingbird
Haha. Similar vein;

Is or not is, that is the question.
by Brian Moore
Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 121
Views: 18665

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

It's quite a long read, but this is a persuasive summary of the arguments in LA debate.
by Brian Moore
Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Salt in food
Replies: 15
Views: 2712

Re: Salt in food

Gavin Chipper wrote:Since the butter melts into the bread, would you notice if it was initially in the bread?
Bread & butter. Yes.

Cold toast & butter. Yes.

Hot toast & butter - haven't done an experiment, but since I like salted bread with butter, I can't see the point.
by Brian Moore
Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why is "to" considered the "main" part of a verb?
Replies: 4
Views: 1648

Re: Why is "to" considered the "main" part of a verb?

Dunno, though I suppose (on reflection) it could be just a way of indicating the sense of the infinitive so our brains more quickly pick it up immediately as an infinitive. Can't say I care too much, and as I'm not a linguist and don't understand linguistics or psycholinguistics, I might as well mum...
by Brian Moore
Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Salt in food
Replies: 15
Views: 2712

Re: Salt in food

Hmm, I'm a minimal user of salt (one of those 750g table salt things will probably last me 10-20 years - I think I'm on my second since leaving home in 1985) - but I'm going to disagree about salt in bread: for me it needs to be in both the bread and the butter - it's a savoury delicacy (I absolutel...
by Brian Moore
Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 121
Views: 18665

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

I don't think people would care so much about Lance Armstrong if he'd 'fessed up and said that everyone was on the juice at the time. There's a similar list about Alpe d'Huez ascent times halfway down the page here with a similar drop in performance since EPO testing came in. Most (if not all) of th...
by Brian Moore
Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday July 20th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 15)
Replies: 8
Views: 1491

Re: Spoilers for Friday July 20th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 15)

Rachel put on the board PHALLUS GO Nick leant back in his chair and read it and didn't really know what to say. Everyone laughed for about a minute. That is why I was chuckling picking my letters for round 13 and only got a 6. Ah, my faith in the ability of the Countdown team to spot the let's-make...
by Brian Moore
Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday July 20th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 15)
Replies: 8
Views: 1491

Re: Spoilers for Friday July 20th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 15)

PHALLUS jumped out for me. And PLOUGHS in that round too.
by Brian Moore
Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday July 19th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 14)
Replies: 12
Views: 1584

Re: Spoilers for Thursday July 19th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 1

Tony Atkins wrote:I got very excited with VILENESS in R11 until the 9 was revealed.
And I stayed exited with ALIVENESS.

Good game today, though I fear Dave Spikey might be recycling one or two anecdotes from a previous appearance. I still like him as a DC guest though.
by Brian Moore
Mon Jul 02, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday July 2nd 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1173

Re: Spoilers For Monday July 2nd 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed the finals (well done to all), but it's quite nice to be back in the land of mere mortals, and a good contest, all the same. Incidentally, UNQUOTE is in, even if there weren't two U's.
by Brian Moore
Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday June 26th 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1722

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday June 26th 2012

James Robinson wrote:Lol, yeah, I'm still trying to work out what word I'm thinking of. :P

You know to do with prophecies. :idea:
Prophesied, I suspect. Though if it's any comfort, someone else has already used your version.
by Brian Moore
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday June 26th 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1722

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday June 26th 2012

As I prothesized, another nail-biter A difficult surgical procedure, I think, or a risky party trick. Or a made-up word? Anyway, nothing constructive to add other than I've been enjoying the QFs so far - top quality entertainment, aided by the great Phil Hammond. Congratulations to all of the conte...
by Brian Moore
Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 18th 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1707

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 18th 2012

As expected, I've discovered my mother likes Jonathan. She might be 79, but she still always goes for a nice smile.

PHONATE in the PHAETON round. Even MM ever appeared here, I'd be struggling to find a picture of that for him.
by Brian Moore
Tue May 22, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 22nd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 91)
Replies: 3
Views: 955

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 22nd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 91)

I'll have to hear her voice today to see how it actually sounds like. Just a language observation: why do we say " see what that sounds like", rather than "hear..."? I do it myself, but it strikes me as odd, when we've got a perfectly common and logical word to use. (Not a criticism Jordan - I like...
by Brian Moore
Wed May 16, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday May 16th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 87)
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday May 16th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 8

PENDULAR as a DC-equaller in one of the early rounds.
by Brian Moore
Tue May 15, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday May 14th 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1448

Re: Spoilers For Monday May 14th 2012

James Robinson wrote:Janet and Nick seem to be getting on like a house on fire already.
Though JSP has never been at the top of my list of favourite TV people, she could go close to the top of my list of favourite Countdown guests.
Gavin Chipper wrote:What's WAREHOU?

Edit - a fish apparently.
Well done, Sophie.
by Brian Moore
Thu May 10, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday May 10th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 83)
Replies: 5
Views: 1280

Re: Spoilers for Thursday May 10th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 83

For a REAL SPOILER watch the 4od show labelled for today and you get tomorrow''s show!!!!! Complete with discussion of Friday night being movie night! Dang! I wished I had read this spoiler thread before seeing the show on 4oD. But your post is really an anti-spoiler, so, strictly speaking, shouldn...
by Brian Moore
Thu May 03, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday May 3rd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 78)
Replies: 6
Views: 1324

Re: Spoilers for Thursday May 3rd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 78)

Other alts according to the computer: OUTSAILS in R1, MIZENS etc in R2, FREEING etc in R3, DELATION and DENTINAL in R4. CHARROS (Mexican cowboys) and OCHREAS (rings on plant stems) in R6, BRAKING/KARTING/TABUING in R8, TAMPED, TEAPOY and YOMPED in R9, PEPINO and PERRON etc in R12, HEMIOLAS and CHAM...
by Brian Moore
Tue May 01, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 1st 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 76)
Replies: 8
Views: 1191

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 1st 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 76)

BESTRODE, STYMIED and BOINKED as equallers.

Not very impressed with Chris Packham - rather glum and terse. I like both Nicks.