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by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Wiki
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Apterous Wiki

Been on and off for me today, maybe it’s fine now.
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 3rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Friday 3rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 67)

Countdown recap for Friday 3 April 2020. C1: Champion Daniel Krigers (2 wins, 174 points.) A solicitor from Huddersfield, but has Latvian heritage. C2: Challenger Sean McCarthy. A forumite and part-time maths tutor from London. He is currently taking a football coaching course, and would like to coa...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 2nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Thursday 2nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Thursday 2 April 2020. C1: Champion Daniel Krigers (1 win, 95 points.) A solicitor from Huddersfield, but has Latvian heritage. C2: Challenger John Heckford. A retired driving instructor from Child Okeford, Dorset. He used to teach soldiers how to drive, as army recruits need to ...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Wiki
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Apterous Wiki

Cath C wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:45 am
It’s back on now.
Still not working for me...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 1st April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Wednesday 1st April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 April 2020. C1: Champion Andy Hinds (1 win, 85 points.) An air and space operations manager in the RAF originally from Plymouth, but now lives near Whitby, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Daniel Krigers. A solicitor from Huddersfield, but has Latvian heritage. DC: Sus...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 1st April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 65)
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 1st April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 65)

Fiona T wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:27 pm
Has been discussed on fb by them what was there (and took notes!) -

RIVALTUNE -> AVIRULENT
i.e. Me. :P :P :P :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek:
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 31st March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 27

Tuesday 31st March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 31 March 2020. C1: Champion Faye Montgomery (3 wins, 283 points.) A financial accounting manager from Solihull, West Midlands. C2: Challenger Andy Hinds. An air and space operations manager in the RAF originally from Plymouth, but now lives near Whitby, North Yorkshire. D...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Monday 30th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 63)

Well, this is the first show actually filmed in 2020, and there's certainly a new arrival in the offing... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 30 March 2020. C1: Champion Faye Montgomery (2 wins, 174 points.) A financial accounting manager from Solihull, West Midlands. C2: Challenger D...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 461
Views: 108944

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

Cath C wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:46 am
Do you mind if I do some James? Is there a template that you use?
It's OK, I'll have them all done by the end of the day, Cath. Been good to me has this break.
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 27th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 62)
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: Spoilers for Friday 27th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 62)

2nd Numbers Alt.: ((75 - 2) x 9) + 7 - 50 - 25 = 589
3rd Numbers Alt.: (9 + 6) x 8 = 120
4th Numbers Alt.: ((100 + 7) x 8) - (4 x (75 / 25)) = 844

INHUME in R12.
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 27th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Friday 27th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 62)

Countdown recap for Friday 27 March 2020. C1: Champion Faye Montgomery (1 win, 83 points.) A financial accounting manager from Solihull, West Midlands. C2: Challenger Simon Archer. A magazine publisher from Wolverhampton. He's a big Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. fan. DC: Susie Dent and Mark Pougatch....
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 26th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Thursday 26th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Thursday 26 March 2020. C1: Champion Mike Nevins (2 wins, 72+ points.) A retired teacher from Preston, but originally from Newcastle upon Tyne. C2: Challenger Faye Montgomery. A financial accounting manager from Solihull, West Midlands. She played in the 5th round of the Women's ...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 25th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Wednesday 25th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 60)

Well, after yesterday's show was pulled, time to get back on track today. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Wednesday 25 March 2020. C1: Champion Mike Nevins (1 win, ? points.) A retired teacher from Preston, but originally from Newcastle upon Tyne. (All that is known about his match from y...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 59)
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Tuesday 24th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 24 March 2020. C1: Challenger Mike Nevins/? C2: Challenger Mike Nevins/? DC: Susie Dent and Mark Pougatch. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. Oh dear....., this show seems to have been pulled.... Here's Rachel with the explanation. All we know about it from W...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 58)
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Monday 23rd March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 58)

Yet another octochamp so soon....., well, maybe.... :? :?: Countdown recap for Monday 23 March 2020. C1: Champion Phil Hulme (7 wins, 668 points.) A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Ewan Sturrock. A retail worker from Stirlingshire. He's a member of a quiz...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 20th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Friday 20th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Friday 20 March 2020. C1: Champion Phil Hulme (6 wins, 572 points.) A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Thomas Fairfield. A retired administrator from Belfast. He loves football, and was actually a referee, and reached professional level...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 19th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Thursday 19th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 March 2020. C1: Champion Phil Hulme (5 wins, 475 points.) A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Paul Barber. A charity volunteer from Worcester. He uses crutches, as he broke his back and also had 3 discs prolapse, but he still...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 55)
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 55)

3rd Numbers Alt.: (((9 + 5) x 4) + 6 + 6) x 7 = 476
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 18th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 55)
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Wednesday 18th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 18 March 2020. C1: Champion Phil Hulme (4 wins, 390 points.) A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Barry French. A musician from Leicester. He plays the drums, and also likes playing on the GB9 pool tour, as well as being an amat...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 17th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 54)
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 17th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 54)

A very good game by both players there, shame that Liam had the poor start.

AWNINGS in R2, ARSENIDE in R8.

1st Numbers Alt.: ((((5 x 2) - 1) x 6) + 25) x 7 = 553
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 17th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 54)
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Tuesday 17th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 17 March 2020. C1: Champion Phil Hulme (3 wins, 291 points.) A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Liam Donohue. A retired policeman and carer from Galway, Republic of Ireland. He likes watching GAA sports, particularly hurling. DC...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 16th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 53)
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Spoilers for Monday 16th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 53)

4th Numbers Alt.: (((10 x 8) + 3) x (9 - 2)) - 3 = 578

CATENAS in R12 also.
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 53)
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Monday 16th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 March 2020. C1: Champion Phil Hulme (2 wins, 196 points.) A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Sanjiv Rana. A journalist from London. He climbed the Matterhorn in Switzerland. DC: Susie Dent and Jo Brand. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: O...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 13th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 52)
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Friday 13th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 52)

Countdown recap for Friday 13 March 2020. C1: Champion Phil Hulme (1 win, 99 points.) A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Chris Langfield. A computer programmer from Medway, Kent. The most daring thing he has ever done was spending 20 minutes in a cage with...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 13th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 52)
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: Spoilers for Friday 13th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 52)

4th Numbers Alt.: ((8 x 7) - 1) x 3 x 5 = 825

Nice to see LIVELIEST as the conundrum again, after it appeared on my "second debut".
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 12th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 51)
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Thursday 12th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 51)

Countdown recap for Thursday 12 March 2020. C1: Champion Steve Agace (3 wins, 241 points.) A recruitment company director from Brighton. C2: Challenger Phil Hulme. A retired highways engineer from Middleton, Greater Manchester. Since retirement, he has spent most of his time in his own allotment, an...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 11th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 50)
Replies: 0
Views: 47

Wednesday 11th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 50)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 11 March 2020. C1: Champion Steve Agace (2 wins, 164 points.) A recruitment company director from Brighton. C2: Challenger Abbie Pritchard. A digital content and support executive from Surrey. She shaved her hair off to help raise money for an ME charity, and raised £1,...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 10th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 49)
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Tuesday 10th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 49)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 10 March 2020. C1: Champion Steve Agace (1 win, 78 points.) A recruitment company director from Brighton. C2: Challenger Ann Rose. A library assistant from Coventry. She once went to the Liechtenstein Palace in Vienna, where she was invited onto the stage to dance with a ...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 9th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 48)
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Monday 9th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Monday 9 March 2020. C1: Champion Iain Campbell (4 wins, 344 points.) A retired IT sales director from Weybridge, Surrey, but originally from Scotland. C2: Challenger Steve Agace. A recruitment company director from Brighton. He likes scuba diving, and even managed to dive into t...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 6th March 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: Spoilers for Friday 6th March 2020

4th Numbers Alt.: 100 + 25 + 10 + 9 + 4 = 148

CONFIDE in R1 and COATEES in R8.
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 6th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 47)
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Friday 6th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 47)

Countdown recap for Friday 6 March 2020. C1: Champion Iain Campbell (3 wins, 256 points.) A retired IT sales director from Weybridge, Surrey, but originally from Scotland. C2: Challenger Stuart Williamson. A financial administrator from London, but originally from Leeds. During the 2012 Olympics, he...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 5th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 46)
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 5th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 46)

Was so certain that INQUESTED was valid in R12..., clearly not.... :P :P :P

Also, a little bit of nerdiness, the ITV Studios logo at the end, was altered from the multi-coloured logo to a plain white one from today's show... :geek: :ugeek:
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 5th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 46)
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Thursday 5th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 46)

Countdown recap for Thursday 5 March 2020. C1: Champion Iain Campbell (2 wins, 171 points.) A retired IT sales director from Weybridge, Surrey, but originally from Scotland. C2: Challenger Emily Reason. A PhD student in Classical Greek from Teversal, Nottinghamshire. She likes travelling to Jordan a...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 4th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 45)
Replies: 0
Views: 47

Wednesday 4th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 45)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 4 March 2020. C1: Champion Iain Campbell (1 win, 86 points.) A retired IT sales director from Weybridge, Surrey, but originally from Scotland. C2: Challenger Nick Leader. A mechanical designer from Nottingham. He overcame his fear of flying/heights when his friend took ...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 3rd March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 44)
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Tuesday 3rd March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 44)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 3 March 2020. C1: Champion Tim Scott (1 win, 86 points.) A music fan from East Grinstead, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Iain Campbell. A retired IT sales director from Weybridge, Surrey, but originally from Scotland. He's currently taking a History of Art degree at the Open...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 28th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 42)
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Friday 28th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 42)

Are we due another octochamp so soon.... :?: :?: :?: Countdown recap for Friday 28 February 2020. C1: Champion Ryan Styles (7 wins, 720 points.) An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. C2: Challenger Trish Lodge. A retired bus driver from Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. She's a big Scunthrope United F.C. f...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 27th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 41)
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Thursday 27th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 41)

Countdown recap for Thursday 27 February 2020. C1: Champion Ryan Styles (6 wins, 592 points.) An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. C2: Challenger Paul Varlaam. A volunteer at a charity shop and school from London. He also recently enrolled in an acting class. He also writes poetry for himself. He ...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 26th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 40)
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Wednesday 26th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 40)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 26 February 2020. C1: Champion Ryan Styles (5 wins, 496 points.) An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. C2: Challenger John Robinson (not my dad :P :lol: ). A chartered accountant from Mill Hill, Greater London. He likes doing crosswords and word puzzles in his spare. D...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 25th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 39)
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Tuesday 25th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 39)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 25 February 2020. C1: Champion Ryan Styles (4 wins, 396 points.) An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. C2: Challenger Andy Hey. An IT consultant from Newark, Nottinghamshire. He went canoeing in the Indian Ocean with his daughter, and almost collided in some reefs, and h...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 24th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 38)
Replies: 0
Views: 67

Monday 24th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 38)

Countdown recap for Monday 24 February 2020. C1: Champion Ryan Styles (3 wins, 322 points.) An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. C2: Challenger Julian Hawthorne. A worker in the aesthetics/beauty industry from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. He likes playing chess and is a member of his local chess...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 21st February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 37)
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Friday 21st February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 37)

Countdown recap for Friday 21 February 2020. C1: Champion Ryan Styles (2 wins, 224 points.) An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. C2: Challenger Charlie Delaney. A school crossing patroller from Dundee. He loves travelling so much that he got his Private Pilot's Licence. DC: Susie Dent and Janet St...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 20th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Thursday 20th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Thursday 20 February 2020. C1: Champion Ryan Styles (1 win, 104 points.) An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. C2: Challenger Barbara Danks. A retired nursery nurse from Sandy, Bedfordshire. She runs a friendship club in her local barbers and has done for the last 3 years. DC: S...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 19th February 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 19th February 2020

4th Numbers Alt.: (9 x 25) + 75 + 5 - (100 / 50) = 303
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 19th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 35)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Wednesday 19th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 35)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 February 2020. C1: Champion Steve Collins (1 win, 81 points.) A retired project manager from Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Ryan Styles. An exams officer from Mitcham, Surrey. He once went skiing on a school trip, and returned home with glandular fever...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 33)
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: Monday 17th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 33)

Ian Volante wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:48 pm
I'm tired just rereading it...
Lol, well maybe you should have done a show a day, it's not like you haven't got the time to read them at the moment :!: :!: :P :P
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 18th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 34)
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 18th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 34)

OBDURATE in R10, TINCTURE in R13.

3rd Numbers Alt.: (((25 x 5 x 2) - 3) x 2) - 1 = 493
4th Numbers Alt.: (((50 x 2) + 9 + 4) x 5) - 1 = 564
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 18th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 34)
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Tuesday 18th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 34)

So, after Ian became an octochamp on Nick Hewer's birthday yesterday, who's going to be the new champion on my birthday :?: :?: :D :D Countdown recap for Tuesday 18 February 2020. C1: Challenger Tony Lloyd. A retired man from Wargrave, Berkshire. He's the lead governor of the Royal Berkshire Hospita...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 33)
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Monday 17th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 33)

Can Ian become an octochamp on Nick Hewer's birthday :!: :!: :?: :?: 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 17 February 2020. C1: Champion Ian Volante (7 wins, 724 points.) An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. C2: Challenger Paul Silcock. A wealth manager from Nottingham. He ...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 14th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 32)
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Friday 14th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 32)

Countdown recap for Friday 14 February 2020. C1: Champion Ian Volante (6 wins, 631 points.) An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. C2: Challenger Robbie Walden. A sports sciences student at Loughborough University, but is originally from Dereham, Norfolk. He used to be a sp...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 13th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Thursday 13th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Thursday 13 February 2020. C1: Champion Ian Volante (5 wins, 535 points.) An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. C2: Challenger Michael Haycock. A retired joiner from Coventry. He went to South Africa and almost got lost whilst riding a horse. :lol: :lol...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 12th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 111

Wednesday 12th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 30)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 12 February 2020. C1: Champion Ian Volante (4 wins, 445 points.) An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. C2: Challenger Jack Austin. A trainee priest (ordinand) currently studying at Ridley Hall in Cambridge. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Sinha. RR: R...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 11th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 29)
Replies: 0
Views: 76

Tuesday 11th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 February 2020. C1: Champion Ian Volante (3 wins, 344 points.) An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. C2: Challenger Angharad Smith. A woman in-between jobs from Montrose, Angus. She decided to learn Russian in Russia, and taught English there ...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 10th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 28)
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Monday 10th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 28)

Countdown recap for Monday 10 February 2020. C1: Champion Ian Volante (2 wins, 225 points.) An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. C2: Challenger Josh Parmley. A psychology student from Ashington, Northumberland. He loves watching murder-mysteries, and would like to do his ...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 7th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 27)
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Friday 7th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 27)

Countdown recap for Friday 7 February 2020. C1: Champion Ian Volante (1 win, 108 points.) An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. C2: Challenger Maria Chandler. A solicitor from Beckenham, Kent. She plays tennis and even played against Maria Bueno in a special event for her ...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 6th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 26)
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Thursday 6th February 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 February 2020. C1: Champion John Barlow (4 wins, 361 points.) A retired civil servant from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Ian Volante. An Apteforumite and statistician from Musselburgh, East Lothian. He's a member of the Edinburgh Mavericks Korfball Club, and his team are the...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)

Nicely done, Tom. Just made a few tiny tweaks, but more than happy with this. :) Thanks James! I can move onto to the March games to avoid any overlapping as it will hopefully avoid some confusion :) You can do, but I did have to make quite a few alterations to the second one, as you missed quite a...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)

Nicely done, Tom. Just made a few tiny tweaks, but more than happy with this. :)
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 31st January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 22)
Replies: 1
Views: 730

Re: Spoilers for Friday 31st January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 22)

AUTONOMY in R13.

2nd Numbers Alt.: ((50 + 25) x (9 + 4)) - 6 = 969
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 31st January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 22)
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Friday 31st January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 22)

Countdown recap for Friday 31 January 2020. C1: Champion Veronica Brown (2 wins, 180 points.) A retired woman from Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway. C2: Challenger John Barlow. A retired civil servant from Glasgow. He has been pigeon racing for 35 years, and also plays lawn bowls and golf. DC: Susie D...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 30th January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 21)
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Thursday 30th January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 21)

Countdown recap for Thursday 30 January 2020. C1: Champion Veronica Brown (1 win, 102 points.) A retired woman from Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway. C2: Challenger Brian O'Connor. A scientist from Newcastle, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. He used to live in the USA, Switzerland and Italy as part...