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by D Eadie
Wed Nov 17, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What the hell?
Replies: 175
Views: 16368

Re: What the hell?

Jon O'Neill wrote:Maybe I'm in a boat of my own but I've definitely said bad things in there about people I actually like. I do that in real life as well. It's just shock-value comedy. That said, I've said bad things about people I actually don't like, so the boundaries are probably blurred.

Oh, and where's my £20?
by D Eadie
Wed Nov 17, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What the hell?
Replies: 175
Views: 16368

Re: What the hell?

I think if that's how you guys want to spend your time then so be it, but on the whole it looks pretty damned immature and pathetic to say the least. Young red-blooded males bitching like a bunch of schoolgirls about people, and some of the victims are barely but just kids. It's not big or brave or ...
by D Eadie
Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What the hell?
Replies: 175
Views: 16368

The Sanctum

Someone sent me a link earlier to a kind of private C4C room called The Sanctum, which contains some pretty bilious stuff about me and quite a few other Countdowners who probably have no idea how much of a ripping they're getting. Can't say it's a complete shock, but it's certainly any eye-opener. B...
by D Eadie
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3182

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010

However, no subject discussed on Countdown forums over the years has inspired anything approaching the amount of anger and passion that this one has (with the possible exception of mass noun plurals), which indicates that there is an issue here. Have you alerted the Metropolitain Police to the like...
by D Eadie
Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3182

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010

Charlie Reams wrote:
D Eadie wrote: I just wanted to check the site was still working, it's been so quiet i thought it was offline. ;)
Maybe the show should be a bit more interesting ;)
Maybe everyone has out-bored each other. Not before time, let's face it. I'll give you a £1 for the domain name.
by D Eadie
Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3182

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010

Charlie Reams wrote:
D Eadie wrote:Now back to anonymity for a few months for me.
Time flies!
I just wanted to check the site was still working, it's been so quiet i thought it was offline. ;)
by D Eadie
Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3182

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday November 10th 2010

I felt sorry for Jeff because he was obviously under instructions. Yes, don't mention 1996 Jeff whatever you do, it'll start a cyber-riot among 5 people. :roll: For what it's worth, I asked Marcus to come on the show, he said he'd already been on, i said when, he said 1996(?), i said so what, come ...
by D Eadie
Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

I think your level of perception as to when something has run its course is pretty weak.
You're right in everything you say, and ever have said.
There. Isn't that better.
The End.
by D Eadie
Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Hehe you and Gavin are masters are posting these incriminatory links when it suits, but conveniently can't find these masterpieces of ingenuity that i've cocked a snoop at for 10 years. Anyway, it's time to go, busiest thread on here for 6 months perhaps? I'll waive my fee this time, the pleasure ha...
by D Eadie
Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Off the top of my head, a few things that have been mentioned hereabouts that have changed since. Doesn't mean that they were changed because they were mentioned here, but presumably it does mean they were good ideas. Therefore, Charlie's swipe of 'now that it's been mentioned here you can guarante...
by D Eadie
Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Thanks Oliver. It seems some cannot understand the process of me running with what i think's best in a professional capacity. I'll credit the non-approvers with one last benefit of my reasoning behind the OOW's slot. Rds 6 7 8 9 are letters. So it feels natural to have a word related segment after r...
by D Eadie
Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Having some kind of "wrong!" light/buzzer on the conundrum board isn't a bad idea, as there could still be tension when Jeff says "let's see if you're right" whereas now there is none. Neither is shutting off the monitors on buzzing to prevent Hansfording. IMO. Actually that's not a bad idea at all...
by D Eadie
Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

People have suggested moving Susie's thing to after the second numbers game. But you don't like it so it's not a good idea. Some people would prefer four numbers games rather than three. There are a lot of ideas that some people agree with and some don't, and because you don't agree with them you s...
by D Eadie
Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:57 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Just because you don't like an idea it doesn't make it rubbish. Granted, in your position you get some say in what happens but this doesn't make you the arbiter of what is actually good. It doesn't make it rubbish, just not very good, otherwise it would be adopted. 10 years worth of good ideas? Com...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Does anyone (Gevin?) remember a thread years ago where Damian asked for examples of good ideas suggested by forum-ites, and I mentioned three. U mentioned three shit ideas David, let's not confuse fantasy with reality. I have to say though, keeping a list on a piece of paper is your best to date. I...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Mate, i run a TV show, you run a website. This is such a great way to end a post about how I'm really arrogant. God i'm actually realising what it is i've been missing for 6 months. Does it get any better than this? Again it's selective ripostes, but hey i don't care a fig really. The last quote is...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Too many quotes Charlie. Suffice to say, i'm starting to lose the will to live a little. Tell me, again, one more request, what EXACTLY are these points that have been made over the last 10 years that i've turned a blind eye to? I really want to know. The arrogance that exudes from the pores of your...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Is this a campaign to boost the forums post count? 1. The Kirk thing was a typical C4C reaction, I'm not a fan of......... Very few people use this place to be fans of anything. It's riddled with hypercriticism. Quite laughable that some people can rip a new DC guest for playing along and nitpick, ...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 29 October 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 80)
Replies: 4
Views: 1219

Re: Friday 29 October 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 80)

Stella Ice was how it was meant to look. It was the last show of the day, and that was a slight pick-me-up reference to the team, because that's where we were heading straight after. Good to see you're still lurking, Damian. Better be careful what I put in my recaps... ;) Put what you like Mike. I ...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

As for me only ever contributing to put people down, that's very inaccurate, but quite hilarious coming from you. I actually laughed. In your last 20 posts, we have:- 1) you ripping Kirk a new one for using the phrase "I'm not a fan of". 2) you threatening to sue me if I made an apterous feature th...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

If you hate it so much, why do you still read it? You only ever contribute to put people down and I really can't imagine what you get out of it. Who said i hate it? Thanks for telling me how i feel. ;) As for me only ever contributing to put people down, that's not only very inaccurate, but quite h...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

I don't know what this talk of disassociation is all about, especially since Damian is still posting here. I am posting here from time to time sure. Probably managed about 5 or 6 in half a year. There's nothing to say. I've read the place from time to time and its clear that the vast majority of po...
by D Eadie
Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

David Williams wrote:Keep reading, Damian. You might just find something useful.
Nope, nothing so far. keep trying.
by D Eadie
Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 29 October 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 80)
Replies: 4
Views: 1219

Re: Friday 29 October 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 80)

Stella Ice was how it was meant to look.
It was the last show of the day, and that was a slight pick-me-up reference to the team, because that's where we were heading straight after.
by D Eadie
Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday October 21st 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3510

Re: Spoilers For Thursday October 21st 2010

Chris Davies wrote:It dawned on me (the day after this show) - what a superb conundrum scramble. 'Ugly' hints at the answer...

Cheers Chris,
It's like tossing pearls to swine. Glad to see you're not a pig. :lol:
by D Eadie
Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mass Noun Plurals
Replies: 86
Views: 11063

Re: Mass Noun Plurals

Just think, if Countdown hadn't disassociated itself from this forum, then this thread would more than likely run into dozens of pages in length.

Never mind eh. Talk amongst yourselves. ;)
by D Eadie
Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday September 24th 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3590

Re: Spoilers For Friday September 24th 2010

Kirk Bevins wrote: I agree with you Ryan - I wasn't a fan of 'if I've spelt this right, I think DIZYGOTIC might be a word' or similar.

I wasn't a fan of.................

God how pretentious can anyone get.

Grow up.
by D Eadie
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:58 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

The first time I heard that phrase was Stewart Holden before the Series 51 finals, so it goes way back, and I think Spreading The Word (the official Countdown book from about 15 years ago) refers to it as such. .......understandable how RW told him to fuck off then. :mrgreen: To be serious for a mo...
by D Eadie
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

Oliver Garner wrote:Whilst Chris's SLEEPSUIT was one of the best solves in Countdown history...
Exactly........... because it wasn't on Apterous for him to practice and familiarise himself with months earlier.

Enough said. :roll:
by D Eadie
Wed Sep 22, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

Hi Mark,
I posted apterously and won't be posting Countdownerously, if that makes sense, although it could be argued i've already combined the two in this thread.
Cest la vie.
by D Eadie
Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:37 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

Jeff Clayton wrote:I'd expect no less, Damian! But let me make it quite clear etc..
Jeff i just used to CoLei thing as an example to Kirk and hope you don't feel i was being disparaging towards your event. I'm sure it's a fabulously well-run thing bit of fun and i hope it it successful again this time round.
by D Eadie
Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

I wouldn't call your conundrum game a weakness Kirk.
You might want to improve it, but aside from Chris Davies, Innis and one or two others, you're in a different league to everybody else it would seem. Good luck with the new job too.
by D Eadie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:46 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

Because we have differing viewpoints doesn't mean we're not fans of the show. Some viewers love seeing young intelligent males get the conundrum in 1 second, some love a tight contest, some love it when people unscramble epitussle on 26 seconds and steal a win - all of these could make for great TV...
by D Eadie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:52 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

It's not completely unrelated. My point is that I don't see why people practising for hours to become much better than "normal" contestants is fine, except for when it comes to conundrums, specifically the hard conundrums. It seems that you've jumped onto a very small and fairly arbitrary aspect of...
by D Eadie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

I'm just saying what I've experienced. I get to meet loads of new people as I travel a lot and when people mention me and Countdown they talk to me about it. Not sure why you have to resort to childish humour about coming up to my door etc. I've put on here what they've told me and I've clarified i...
by D Eadie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: You know you're playing too much apterous when...
Replies: 112
Views: 25025

Re: You know you're playing too much apterous when...

.......you think getting a 9-letter word is a form of sexual experience. .......you're still a virgin at 28. .......you see 'Kirk Bevins left the room' on the screen, then get up and lock the door behind you. ........you see 'Kirk Bevins entered the room' on the screen, and feel somewhat violated. ....
by D Eadie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

Here's a few of my own feature requests, based on my own experiences. All written with the best of intentions and with the utmost respect to the man behind apterous (before anyone starts). Anyone making trivial 'comments' on their own game, with the sole objective being to get some attention for the...
by D Eadie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

Kirk....have you finished yet? In your speech there you say things like 'a lot of people come up to me', 'so many ask me' and 'several commented'. Do they form a queue outside your bedroom door or are these the people you meet on your world tour? If you can't see that having every difficult conundru...
by D Eadie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

I doubt the diamond attack would make that much difference when you consider Apterous as a whole and I was under the impression that you were fine about that . The nutter's back! 8-) Gav your linking to something completely unrelated, but then again i think you probably knew that. Of course it make...
by D Eadie
Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

If it has to happen then so be it, but don't be surprised to see future series of the show made up of over-30s only. Would you be axing all under-30s who practised obsessively with apterous to get good, including those on the programme's payroll? Yawn. Watch this space. If it goes too far for my li...
by D Eadie
Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:16 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 256058

Re: Feature requests

A diamond attack? That's a conundrum attack where all conundrums given are of difficulty 10? A great learning tool for those hard conundrums. Yes, why not strip back the DNA of Countdown a little further and take away any element of surprise for fans of the show and apterous players by incorporatin...
by D Eadie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1943
Views: 301418

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

I won't be reading Jon Corby's thread of yesterday because I know it will be too painful. Undoubtedly the presence of the OffTopic forum tempted me into saying things which should always have remained unsaid. Part of the problem was having hung around too long, something which I can put right now. ...
by D Eadie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: TIME FOR A CHANGE?
Replies: 117
Views: 11503

Re: TIME FOR A CHANGE?

Can't seriously say it bothers me Gevin, and if people want to slate me in the comfort of their own cyber-existence, then i'll live with it. I suppose what might change my stance is if someone i know gets in touch with me in the future and says ' hey have you seen all that stuff they are saying' etc...
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: TIME FOR A CHANGE?
Replies: 117
Views: 11503

Re: TIME FOR A CHANGE?

Having read all that, and registered on the other forum and read some stuff, I still don't really understand what's wrong with this place. Yes, it can be slightly brutal (usually with good reason) but for fuck's sake, get a thicker skin. If you can't take it on an internet forum then the internet p...
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: TIME FOR A CHANGE?
Replies: 117
Views: 11503

Re: TIME FOR A CHANGE?

David Williams wrote:Damian Eadie........ irony-free zone.


Good night.

LOL - i was kidding !!!
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5227

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

I got it straight away mate, but i think it flew over a few cuckoos nests since then.
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5227

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

I also think you're the first man to "come out" on Countdown. :? Danny Marsh (one of Innis's opponents) and Troy Ramsey-Axelsson (one of Oliver's) both had mention made of male partners in their intros. The mentioning of same-sex partners has gone on for at least 15 years, it happened in one of the...
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: TIME FOR A CHANGE?
Replies: 117
Views: 11503

Re: TIME FOR A CHANGE?

David Williams........putting the 'kip' into UKIP.

Yawn.

Come on David, you've been 'browsing' for about 15 mins now, it can't be that hard to think of a riposte surely? :mrgreen:
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: TIME FOR A CHANGE?
Replies: 117
Views: 11503

Re: TIME FOR A CHANGE?

Apologies for sticking that in Damian, but I thought you had a right to see the shit that was being written about you elsewhere in what is essentially a public forum. That's assuming you can remove your head from Charlie's arse long enough to read it. Or something. Apparently. I don't mind one bit ...
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: TIME FOR A CHANGE?
Replies: 117
Views: 11503

Re: TIME FOR A CHANGE?

For what its worth Clive, thats if you ever read this, i don't always know who the contestants are in the green room, as we allow them to be escorted by friends and family, so even when there are only 3 games to play in the afternoon, there can be 12 people sat in the green room and not all our cont...
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5227

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

Charlie Reams wrote:An enjoyable episode.
Bastard.
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Name My Child
Replies: 141
Views: 12010

Re: Name My Child

If you have inferred from those posts that I was affected emotionally then you are mistaken. I found your posts a little tedious and was telling you to fuck off. Also, your posts weren't directed at me particularly (or at all). It was not as if you were constructing posts with the sole purpose of u...
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5227

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

Innis Carson wrote:Bad luck Phil, it was a really good match though and you came across as thoroughly likable.
Yes its amazing how TV can be so deceptive sometimes....... :P
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5227

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

Phil Reynolds wrote:About 2am in the hotel room I was going through my bits of paper and thought: .......... :(
.............this toilet roll is terribly thin?
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ask The Person Below You A Question
Replies: 58
Views: 2908

Re: Ask The Person Below You A Question

34. My virginity at choir practice.

36. McCains Micro Chips or Play Bark?
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5227

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

Matt Morrison wrote:Been looking forward to this for a long time. Though for the record I think Phil wanted to keep it as secret as possible so that everyone erupted with excitement once it came on. You spoilsport, Damian.
Ah well, forget i said anything. ;)
by D Eadie
Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5227

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

Fellow forumite and all-round super chap Phil Reynolds will be today's challenger.

Enjoy.
by D Eadie
Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Name My Child
Replies: 141
Views: 12010

Re: Name My Child

Ruben sounds like a great name.......
by D Eadie
Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Give Us A Clue will be back!
Replies: 21
Views: 2998

Re: Give Us A Clue will be back!

Will it be signed for the hard of hearing?
by D Eadie
Thu Apr 22, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ask The Person Below You A Question
Replies: 58
Views: 2908

Re: Ask The Person Below You A Question

17. James Robinson

19. Are you a virgin?



Sorry that was meant to be one question ............... :mrgreen: