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by Graeme Cole
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

What is the furthest, starting at round one, that two games have got, being identical in their selections. - With letter/number order in a round important - Without letter/number order in a round important No two letters selections on Countdown have ever been exactly identical (same letters in the ...
by Graeme Cole
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

You are the tournament organiser. You clearly overhear Cock and Dick agreeing with each other not to buzz for the conundrum, so as to deliberately draw the game, giving them 5½ wins each, putting them both through to the final. What action, if any, do you take? Is this hypothetical or has this (or ...
by Graeme Cole
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

Publishing the results as soon as they come in has another, more important function - error correction. When a result gets put in the wrong way round, or someone gets 20 points less than they should because someone's 5s look like 3s, the sooner this gets caught and corrected the better. If you only...
by Graeme Cole
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:39 am
Videprinter?
The bottom section of this screen, which, unless the organiser overrides it, Atropine shows from when the first result in a round is entered until the last result in the round is entered.

Named after this, although apparently I spelt it wrong.
by Graeme Cole
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

It's the "coming to an agreement" thing that makes this bad, not the individual decisions by each player to play conservatively in the hope of not dropping too many points, which itself is of course within the letter and the spirit of the rules. But in Gevin's example they also came to an agreement...
by Graeme Cole
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egeV4mZ31Xs This may have been what I was thinking of when posing the problem. You find the nearest mirror, and you look deeply and searchingly into your reflection as it looks back at you with shame, disappointment and disgust for running a tournament with a structu...
by Graeme Cole
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

It's the last round of a co-event. At this event, draws are allowed and they count as half a win, like at MK. As usual, the top two after six games play each other in the final. The top of the standings table looks like this: P W Pts 1 Alice 6 5 405 2 Bob 6 5 401 3 Cock 5 5 325 4 Dick 5 5 317 5 Rand...
by Graeme Cole
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

From the start of the current 15-round format to the end of series 81... Single player: 78 is the most common score (68 times) followed by 80 and 82 (64 times each). Final score (ignoring order, writing the winner's score first in all cases): 74-69 (6 times) followed by 78-62, 80-70 and 98-77 (5 tim...
by Graeme Cole
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

Reading further on the ABSP publications list, I found the Guide for Tournament Directors which towards the end implies the existence of an "Incidents Database", a collection of past rulings which tournament directors can use to help decide how to deal with various disputes that crop up. I can only ...
by Graeme Cole
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

Ian Volante wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:04 pm
Is this just up to series 81 then?
Yes, sorry, I should have mentioned. I update the database after the end of each series.

Your range is 29 and your coefficient of variation is 9.68%.
by Graeme Cole
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Wat?! 2020 - Countdown in Waterford (15/08/2020)
Replies: 4
Views: 1639

Re: Co:Wat?! 2020 - Countdown in Waterford (15/08/2020)

Good question Gevin. Anyone who wants to come from Britain would have to be quarantine for 14 days prior to the event... so from that point of view, technically, if someone was determined to travel for this, it would be possible to attend. So, yes based on that weird loophole, it is still a FOCAL e...
by Graeme Cole
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

To head off the inevitable questions of "where am I in the list?" I might as well post both lists in full so you can find your names. Sorted by range: name lowest highest range -------------------- ------- ------- ------- John Hardie 99 110 11 Tom Hargreaves 98 111 13 Thomas Carey 109 122 13 Jack We...
by Graeme Cole
Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

This counts all octochamps in the 15-round era, lumping in old 15 rounders with new 15 rounders to annoy pedants. Only the heat games in the octorun are considered. Smallest difference between lowest and highest score in an octorun (top 10 plus ties): name lowest highest range -------------------- -...
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

Obviously I don't know to what extent they use this discretion - maybe they only correct it if they think one or both players deliberately entered nonsense on the scoresheet to gain an advantage. Thinking about this further, correcting a scoresheet after handing it in probably isn't a super-rare pr...
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: ZoomDown finals!
Replies: 33
Views: 1566

Re: ZoomDown finals!

This is excellent.
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

(I think Scrabble and chess have a system where both players sign the scoresheet, after which the result can't be corrected - handing in the scoresheet would seem to be the equivalent for co-events.) Reference: FIDE Laws of Chess (see article 8.7) and ABSP Scrabble Rules (see section 10.1 and 10.2)...
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

(I think Scrabble and chess have a system where both players sign the scoresheet, after which the result can't be corrected - handing in the scoresheet would seem to be the equivalent for co-events.) Reference: FIDE Laws of Chess (see article 8.7) and ABSP Scrabble Rules (see section 10.1 and 10.2).
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

On the subject of what is an invalid conundrum... 1. If the conundrum has no valid answer, the conundrum is invalid. (However, if the intended answer is invalid but there's a valid answer, the conundrum stands.) 2a. The answer is a +S plural. These are specifically excluded by the guidelines sent to...
by Graeme Cole
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 282
Views: 97332

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Amazing scenes on Challenge as Ben Wilson's older self makes it into the Millionaire hot seat.

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by Graeme Cole
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Would Countdown improve if......
Replies: 5
Views: 396

Re: Would Countdown improve if......

As well as the reasons Sam mentions, the length-declaration stage serves another purpose: it's the contestants' only opportunity to declare they haven't written their word down. Even if you were unconvinced that the tactical advantage of declaring second improved the game, you couldn't get rid of th...
by Graeme Cole
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

Any idea of the highest intermediate number of a number round solution for which you must go via that number? That's worded horribly. I hacked about with my solver for most of the evening and then found an efficient-ish way to look for this. So far I've only looked at 4 large, as that's where I thi...
by Graeme Cole
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 697
Views: 152041

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who have really specific dislikes that aren't particularly rational or likely to have any biological basis but are also shared by a suspiciously large number of people, suggesting that they just copied off each other. The main two I'm thinking of here are a fear of clowns and a dislike of th...
by Graeme Cole
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Offensive Words
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Offensive Words

How often does Countdown have to edit due to offensive words.....and is the scoring contrived so the person playing said word is not penalised. Round 7 of this game . From the selection CTDAEIFSH, Jack Hurst offered SHITFACE. (To avoid the inevitable comments: SHITFACED^ is hyphenated and CATFISHED...
by Graeme Cole
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Offensive Words
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Offensive Words

About the worst case scenario I can think of is if a white person was playing a black person, and played NI__ER in their first turn, before explaining that the two blanks were both Gs. That would be horrendous but it still wouldn't be against the rules... you'd just lose your turn and probably bing...
by Graeme Cole
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Offensive Words
Replies: 32
Views: 1121

Re: Offensive Words

There is a list. They've presented it here in a clever way that prevents them actually having to write the words out. To answer the question further up, FAGGOT isn't in this list because it has a non-offensive sense. I don't think it's all-or-nothing. They could remove the most offensive racial slur...
by Graeme Cole
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: 30BC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday March 1st 2013
Replies: 132
Views: 15052

Re: 30BC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday March 1st 2013

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:43 pm
Change my mind.
No.
by Graeme Cole
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

Fair point. I think you have to have made your decision on what word you're going to offer when you declare your length. I would prefer a situation where someone who had the ability to write down every combination of letters on their paper in 30 seconds couldn't draw every letters round that they d...
by Graeme Cole
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 249
Views: 26872

Re: You Are The Ref

Sorry, in this case you only have two options, say MAWSONITE and AWMSONITE. You know your gonna pick one of them, by decide to wing it when asked. They declare first, saying MAWSONITE and getbapproving looks from dictionary corner. What would you do in that instance? Purposely pick the wrong one or...
by Graeme Cole
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Inventions corner
Replies: 46
Views: 2767

Re: Inventions corner

Why is the other thread named "Joke Items" and not "Invention scorner"?
by Graeme Cole
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 712
Views: 131138

Re: Politics in General

When the word "straight" came along in its sense meaning "not gay", was there any great objection to it? Did some heterosexual people "reject that label"? "cis" meaning "not trans" is just the same thing. I'll include Graeme in here too. I think it's slightly different with "cis" because it's not a...
by Graeme Cole
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 712
Views: 131138

Re: Politics in General

I don't use cis in the same way I don't have to announce myself as heterosexual. I'm not sure I even understand this. If you were gay you'd have no obligation to "announce" yourself as gay either. Nobody's suggesting anyone should start introducing themselves to people as "hi, I'm Marc, I'm cis", a...
by Graeme Cole
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 712
Views: 131138

Re: Politics in General

I seem to have moved a little bit down and to the left from where I was in 2011. I'm now -4.13, -6.15.

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by Graeme Cole
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Monday February 11th 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2941

Re: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Monday February 11th 2013

I just came here to correct Ken Bruce's arithmetic seven years on. £25 * 52 is £1,300, not £1,560.

Or perhaps another £5 a week got lost in editing?
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

Quite likely to have been asked before, but in case it hasn't, and you know; Graeme, how many Octochamps have solved all 8 conundrums in their heat games? Eleven. They are Darryl Francis, Harvey Freeman, David Williams, Julian Fell, Kai Laddiman, Daniel Pati, Jonathan Rawlinson, Thomas Carey, Paul ...
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

Both of the losers of the S80 semifinals never declared a 9 during their time on the show. Is this the furthest any player has advanced without doing so, or do some runners-up (even winners?) fit the bill? (exc. CoC, Masters or special games). It's happened before many times. Joyce Cansfield, Darry...
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

What is the biggest decrease in score of a champion from one game to the next, in which they had won both of the games? Stewart Holden went from 137 to 79. Might not be the record though. This pair of games is in second place, beaten only by Hamish Williamson. (All of this only counts games up to t...
by Graeme Cole
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 299020

Re: Ask Graeme?

Hi Graeme, What is the biggest decrease in score of a champion from one game to the next, in which they had won both of the games? .This is applicable to all types of 15R's. I'd have a punt and say it was Jodine Lawrence from S79, who got 117 in her debut, and 75 in the next game, but thought I'd a...
by Graeme Cole
Sat May 30, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 6629

Re: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread

I met up with someone at a park today (staying two metres away from each other except to test our eyes). This is the first time I've done something like this since lockdown. This is allowed now isn't it? But I was saying how stupid it was that I've encountered people that I know when I've e.g. gone...
by Graeme Cole
Wed May 27, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cummings and goings
Replies: 71
Views: 3177

Re: Cummings and goings

The question now is how long does this story go on for before people actually move on - we're not going to get anything more out of the government on this, since they've clearly stated they're now trying to draw a line under this. Let's bear in mind we're 4 years away from a general election and th...
by Graeme Cole
Tue May 26, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cummings and goings
Replies: 71
Views: 3177

Re: Cummings and goings

Ah, thanks. Perhaps you're right, without claiming to have read every single word of the actual legislation around travel, it would appear the Barnard Castle trip (but not the London-Durham and Durham-London) trip was probably illegal. Feel free to substitute "and probably even illegal" for the wor...
by Graeme Cole
Tue May 26, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cummings and goings
Replies: 71
Views: 3177

Re: Cummings and goings

I agree with 100% of your post apart from that it began with a quote of me, when as far I can tell no part of your comment bears any relation to any part of my comment. Have I missed a link somewhere? Sorry, I should have been more specific. I was referring to your description of his actions as "le...
by Graeme Cole
Tue May 26, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cummings and goings
Replies: 71
Views: 3177

Re: Cummings and goings

Ultimately, the guy's actions were the irresponsible but legal behaviour of a private individual. Perhaps it's reasonable that a private individual who also sometimes operates in a public role is subject to more scrutiny of their private behaviour than most others. But what's the absolute cap on a ...
by Graeme Cole
Tue May 26, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What's your Bevins Number?
Replies: 64
Views: 10148

Re: What's your Bevins Number?

How does it decide which path to show if there are two (or more) paths of an equal length? For instance, Kate Ogilvie's "official" path goes via Richard Saldanha, Ross McKenzie, Chris Davies, then Kirk Bevins. Another path of that length would be the same root as Scott Mearns: (Mearns), Terry Knowl...
by Graeme Cole
Sat May 23, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Guess The Game Show From The Intro
Replies: 1
Views: 430

Guess The Game Show From The Intro

For those of you who don't follow the relevant Facebook group, I've made a WikiQuiz quiz with 50 initial snippets of UK game show theme tunes, with which you have to identify the show. It starts easily enough, but the later ones are quite obscure. The quiz is open until 10pm Monday. Register: Intros...
by Graeme Cole
Wed May 20, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 663
Views: 214560

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

What does this have to do with Countdown, Mark? The pub was the Fox and Hounds, which is the pub we go to after COLIN. I should know, I was there. And how can you play pool when you're not supposed to be around other people in person? If the dream was set immediately after COLIN, then the lockdown ...
by Graeme Cole
Mon May 18, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 6890

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

29th May or June? This all seems very strange. June would seem most likely. As alluded to above, two 30BC episodes seem to have been pulled, and presumably the original dates given for the CoC assumed they wouldn't be replaced with other episodes, which we now know they will be. The first replaced ...
by Graeme Cole
Fri May 15, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 6890

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

I'm under 70, let's do this. In all seriousness it's genuinely not a bad idea to have former contestants doing the presenting. They know the program better than any stand-in celeb might do and thus would have a shorter acclimatisation period, those of us who gratuitously chalk up media appearances ...
by Graeme Cole
Thu May 14, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 17th 2013 (Birthday Prelim 9)
Replies: 57
Views: 5426

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 17th 2012 (Birthday Prelim 9)

Surprised the ISOLATED round wasn't excised from the repeat given the public's utter hatred of anything remotely connected to Covid. Is this a snipe at someone? If so, who? And why? And if it wasn't, then......what the hell was it? I am confused by your post. Let me try again. Given that any refere...
by Graeme Cole
Wed May 13, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: 30BC - a better way of drawing the contestants?
Replies: 10
Views: 659

Re: 30BC - a better way of drawing the contestants?

Thomas Carey wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 6:51 am
Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 3:42 pm
CoCQP5: Jack Worsley vs Kirk Bevins
Domino's is the pizza place for the ExtravaganZZa Feast® pizza, when we combine beef with loads of pepperoni, ham, Italian sausage, fresh onions, green peppers, mushrooms, and black olives, all topped with extra 100 percent real mozzarella cheese.
What?
by Graeme Cole
Wed May 13, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 771
Views: 157074

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

OK thanks. I did think about heat but is there some sort of "ideal" scenario where heat isn't a thing? With your ideal zero-friction ice, there would be no heat generated between the wheels and the road, but there would have to be friction, and therefore heat, between the brake pads and the wheels....
by Graeme Cole
Tue May 12, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 771
Views: 157074

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

A locked wheel sliding along has less kinetic energy than one rolling along at the same speed - to do with kinetic energy being 0.5mv^2. It's proportional to the square of the velocity so the rolling wheel might have the same average speed as the locked one but the faster moving parts above the mid...
by Graeme Cole
Sat May 09, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous brown? [GENERAL DISCUSSION THREAD]
Replies: 4
Views: 592

Is Apterous brown? [GENERAL DISCUSSION THREAD]

What colour does your synaesthesic side tell you apterous is? For me it's not brown, it's a sort of pale blue. But that could just be because of the background colour.
by Graeme Cole
Fri May 08, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down? [GENERAL DISCUSSION THREAD]
Replies: 16
Views: 1484

Re: Is Apterous down? [GENERAL DISCUSSION THREAD]

Charlie Reams wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 8:16 am
You can post whatever you want in here, since it isn't configured to send me an alert. It's also completely pointless since I won't see it. Enjoy!
That's a shame, because Apterous is currently down.
by Graeme Cole
Wed May 06, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 9th 2013 (Birthday Prelim 3)
Replies: 58
Views: 5832

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday January 9th 2013 (Birthday Prelim

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 4:01 pm
Graeme Cole wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 3:19 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2013 4:54 pm

a)
We're still waiting for the conclusion to this thrilling post.
I think it was just a reference to this and this.
Thank you for not only clarifying the meaning of this post but also reintroducing me to the discussion leading up to the legendary 2013 eating competition.
by Graeme Cole
Wed May 06, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 9th 2013 (Birthday Prelim 3)
Replies: 58
Views: 5832

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday January 9th 2013 (Birthday Prelim

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2013 4:54 pm
Mark Deeks wrote:How are sardines not a food?
a)
We're still waiting for the conclusion to this thrilling post.
by Graeme Cole
Mon May 04, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 6890

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

I thought that whoever managed to upscale today’s episode into HD did a remarkable job, given (or at least I thought this was the case) it was filmed in SD. I believe the 30th Birthday Championship episodes were the first Countdown episodes to be filmed in HD, although perhaps some of the series 67...
by Graeme Cole
Mon May 04, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 271
Views: 66150

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

“Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing” has the same syllabic rhythm as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I still don't understand why this is a thing. Me too. Basically it means they can chuckle to themselves whenever they encounter something with eight syllables. It's not just the syllable count, the stress pa...
by Graeme Cole
Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 543
Views: 157931

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

I don't know if this is The Mandela effect but did the cheating episode of WWTBAM get shown or did I imagine it ? Not at the time. Charles Ingram's episodes were edited to remove his run. However, the footage was later shown as part of the Major Fraud documentary in 2003. Also, in the last few days...
by Graeme Cole
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 543
Views: 157931

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

In the denouement of Ep2, the defence barrister said “the three had never met” (so why did Diana constantly stare at Whittock?) Also, the Ingrams didn't need to have met Tecwen Whittock to plan anything - in fact, we know that Diana Ingram and Tecwen Whittock spoke on the phone before the second da...