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by Jonathan Wynn
Tue May 22, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Where are They Now ?
Replies: 44
Views: 5026

Re: Where are They Now ?

Marc Meakin wrote: ↑
Tue May 22, 2018 3:37 pm
Sweyn Kikness gets my vote as best contestant name ever
Sweyn Kirness was in the year above me at university. He (presumably) graduated from Heriot-Watt ten years ago in actuarial maths, but don't know anything since then.....
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue May 15, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 19
Views: 10471

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

I'll be there I think, but probably just through for the day due to finances
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 168
Views: 13745

Re: While y'all wait...

Some interesting Reading rounds from today (with slightly changes as I didn't keep my notes, and also some that were 'almost there'): 1. QNGEANOMZ 2. HAMAROPIE 3. 50 5 8 9 5 1 797 4. TOMSBILOE 5. HTEEPOMTZ 6. 100 75 1 7 5 9 263 7. ARYOOMOST 8 DZOEMILZEL 9. 9 6 1 6 6 7 target 446 10. Con: GERANOLIC ...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 168
Views: 13745

Re: While y'all wait...

Some interesting Reading rounds from today (with slightly changes as I didn't keep my notes, and also some that were 'almost there'):

1. QNGEANOMZ
2. HAMAROPIE
3. 50 5 8 9 5 1 797
4. TOMSBILOE
5. HTEEPOMTZ
6. 100 75 1 7 5 9 263
7. ARYOOMOST
8 DZOEMILZEL
9. 9 6 1 6 6 7 target 446
10. Con: GERANOLIC
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: A Conundrum Alphabet... while you wait
Replies: 8
Views: 3133

Re: A Conundrum Alphabet... while you wait

Ray Wilding wrote: ↑
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:16 pm
22. BISMILLAH

Just leaves
01. UPHANGOUT - P
13. MYHARDBIT - D
15. HESTOKOOL - T
1. putonghua
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 500
Views: 107392

Re: Is Apterous down?

Bradley Horrocks wrote: ↑
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:58 pm
Down for me at the moment.
Likewise....
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 6244

Re: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018

Will be there this year
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, QF4)
Replies: 11
Views: 1610

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, QF4)

Cracking game guys, thought it was all over after r13 coz really didn't think you had Monradite there Eoin when you first declared-great entertainment and very well played to both, awesome joint score!!!
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown Bournemouth - Saturday 29th July 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 4221

Re: Countdown Bournemouth 2017

Almost certainly in :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIII- Countdown in Lincoln, 28-29 January 2017
Replies: 87
Views: 11744

Re: COLIN XIII- Countdown in Lincoln, 28-29 January 2017

Cheers for a great event, Ben, really enjoyed this one and very happy with how I did and my free entry next year :). Really enjoyed the games with people who I would say are all very close matches(except for Rob Foster of course as I always have a 10-point handicap with the con :) ). Sorry I couldn'...
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 167
Views: 26462

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

I always use to think "a round of applause" was "a round of THE plause" for some reason until a very late age...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 2017
Replies: 34
Views: 8843

Re: CO-MSO

Provisionally in please. I hope this doesn't mean the cancellation of reading though.....?
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ever televised game?
Replies: 19
Views: 3153

Re: Best ever televised game?

Just reading about Jenny Haldane and noticed she sadly died this year. 2016 strikes again....
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: More recaps for Co Event games
Replies: 7
Views: 1343

Re: More recaps for Co Event games

Yeah, wasn't really meaning to suggest finalists themselves should do them, just anyone who was at them really. Maybe volunteers for each event? Since it was my idea maybe I'll recap the final for Dublin if someone could teach me how to do it, unless someone wants to recap their own final of course ...
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Potential CoBo 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2980

Re: Potential CoBo 2017

Very interested if this is still happening
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: More recaps for Co Event games
Replies: 7
Views: 1343

Re: More recaps for Co Event games

Just to clarify, I'm talking about individual game recaps rather than scores in each round for everyone, which seem to be still happening.
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: More recaps for Co Event games
Replies: 7
Views: 1343

More recaps for Co Event games

Hi folks. Inspired partly by Gevin's "the final reduced to a footnote" post in the MK thread, but mostly by my own meanderings, I've noticed that , not sure why, but recaps for Co Events seem to have all but stopped.....why? And.....can we have them back please? For example I know Zarte beat Rob in ...
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed May 11, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May
Replies: 38
Views: 4766

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May

Very likely to be in for this I think-anyone staying for the Saturday night? Will probs try and book the Wetherspoon's(who knows-maybe even successfully this time :)? Is it the default pub?
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May
Replies: 38
Views: 4766

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May

Likely to be in for this one I reckon. How are we doing for players so far out of interest?
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Wednesday December 23rd 2015
Replies: 44
Views: 2991

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Wednesday December 23rd 2015

Thanks everyone for your nice comments, was a real pleasure to take part in this series and very, very pleased to win it-it's a real honour for me to have my name on the trophy with so many great players, many of whom I am fully aware are far greater than myself, so very pleased with that. Matthew i...
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 2nd 2015 (S73 P44)
Replies: 19
Views: 1461

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 2nd 2015 (S73 P44)

Thanks for all the comments everyone, had the best time at the studios everyone was soooo nice. V happy with how I did, though inevitability some regrets dunno what it was about that 3rd numbers but even James didn't get it and even Dylan, who spectacularly solved that difficult 351 from game 5 in 1...
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon May 11, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 5147

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May

Yeah go on then, in :D . Will PayPal once transport sorted.
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat May 09, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 5147

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May

May just be in for this, Mike. What's the deadline for payment?
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 7017

Re: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015

Yup. Will be there :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The introduction of Co:Glasgow! Saturday 2nd May 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 5209

Re: The introduction of Co:Glasgow! Saturday 2nd May 2015

Sounds good to me Alan, count me in :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 11161

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Bit of long shot-anyone driving up from anywhere southern(ish)-will be coming from Oxford-could travel to nearby places....would obvs pay for petrol; etc etc
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol???? who is interested
Replies: 25
Views: 3820

Re: CO Bristol???? who is interested

Would like to take part.
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Apr 23, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 2014
Replies: 104
Views: 21808

Re: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 20

Put down as 'interested' por favour James. Veeeery interested :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 9611

Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Had a great time Saturday Tony, thanks for all your hard work in organising this event :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1717

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

Andy Platt wrote:He's just from Yorkshire, Jordan.

Very good comeback from C1, I thought it was all over after OLEANDERS.

Hope I wasn't the only one to miss bloody MODERATOS/ASTRODOME...
Looks like it AP. Ul.
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1717

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

((50+6)*9)-9 I actually thought of Jeff when neither contestant got this as it's the kind of game he would have put his hand up for I think. Then Colin does it! He also did exactly what Jeff used to do too, ie look down at the desk when the cam's on him. Anyway, my way was ((6 - 1) x (100 - (9/9))....
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1717

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

Blimey, what a comeback!!! Ul trevor, he seemed good at first.
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1717

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

((50+6)*9)-9
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The Hangover- The Poll
Replies: 26
Views: 3862

Re: The Hangover- The Poll

:D
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The Hangover- The Poll
Replies: 26
Views: 3862

Re: The Hangover- The Poll

Also, if I had to guess I would say less people would up for some sort of format change tourney. Factor in a lot of hangovers and the numbers could be low. Thanks for your efforts as ever Ben.
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The Hangover- The Poll
Replies: 26
Views: 3862

Re: The Hangover- The Poll

I voted every year. I was a tad disappointed at my result on the Sat, so it was good to have a shot at redeeming myself on the Sunday. For the record a Goatdown or something would be great but I reckon a shorter, standard event suffices in this case. I also liked the idea of seeding from the previou...
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 9611

Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Banker for this one. My local event. In please Tony :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday December 13th 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 2749

Re: Spoilers For Friday December 13th 2013

We often say that a game doesn't deserve to have a loser, but that was especially true of this match. It was like when Innis played Kirk in the championship. On the one side we have Callum, who in the space of about three months attained the kind of standard that most players struggle to achieve in...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The best films of all-time?
Replies: 102
Views: 7434

Re: The best films of all-time?

On a serious note maybe Usual Suspects, Requiem for a Dream.and Mary Poppins
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The best films of all-time?
Replies: 102
Views: 7434

Re: The best films of all-time?

The Human Centipede 2( Full Sequence)
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday October 29th 2013 (S69 P80)
Replies: 21
Views: 1663

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday October 29th 2013 (S69 P80)

Yeah, it's def the same person. I had a good stalk of his page a while back and he was on about applying for countdown etc-plus you can see it's the same face. I still can't see any record of this Tom chap playing for Fulham though. Who knows, maybe Tom was the pseudonym and Horace was the real name...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Edinburgh 2 - Sat 2nd November
Replies: 83
Views: 18560

Re: Countdown in Edinburgh 2 - Sat 2nd November

Sorry folks, can't quite justify the cost for this one. Gutted to miss out but have fun and gl to all :)-'maybe' see some of you at the aces in 3 weeks time.
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Getting good at apterous/Countdown
Replies: 17
Views: 2374

Re: Getting good at apterous/Countdown

Callum Todd wrote:



Well I definitely won't be submitting an application for any time soon; let's just put it that way.
Am I missing something here :shock:
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Edinburgh 2 - Sat 2nd November
Replies: 83
Views: 18560

Re: Countdown in Edinburgh 2 - Sat 2nd November

Hi Mike, was great to meet you the other day. Can I do what I did with CoLeam and say 'probably in' but leave entry til very late?
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 18829

Re: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013

update: Money has now been sent. Let me know any issues ta. See ya all tomorrow :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 18829

Re: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013

Definitely in. I'm just figuring out how to change my details on paypal so I can update my card (it's still linked to my old one at the moment), am teaching til 11.40 but certainly the money shall be with you by lunchtimeish today at the latest.
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 18829

Re: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013

I assumed I wasn't going to get paid tomorrow and also that I wouldn't be able to afford it. I found out only today that there's a good chance that I WILL get paid tomorrow and also I've had an unexpected pay rise which means if I do get paid then I WILL be able to afford it........ Is letting you k...
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday August 20th 2013 (Series 69 Prelim 33)
Replies: 6
Views: 1008

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday August 20th 2013 (Series 69 Prelim

Can't believe am in the spoilers forum at midnight


and still don't know if she won.......
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD2 Recaps
Replies: 8
Views: 1370

Re: COHUD2 Recaps

Sorry to be the JR here,um , JR :) ) but wasn't the target in the mainstream semi final 461 in round 4?
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 18829

Re: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013

Stick me down as a likely provisional please Mr Platt :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 30th March 2013
Replies: 42
Views: 7842

Re: COREA Saturday 30th March 2013

Okey dokes, that's me sent my name through. Looking forward to my first co event. Best get practicing in the meantime :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 30th March 2013
Replies: 42
Views: 7842

Re: COREA Saturday 30th March 2013

Oh and one more thing actually. I know it may not sound like a big deal, but do you use the blue and white tiles at co events? I find it easier to spot with them and never write anything down.

Jon.
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 30th March 2013
Replies: 42
Views: 7842

Re: COREA Saturday 30th March 2013

As I only live up the road in Oxford, I might just pop down for this. What's the deadline for entry?