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by James Robinson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 20
Views: 479

Re: C of C Draw......

Shocking that FOUR Series champions are against each other in the first round, and that the format has also been altered too... :roll: :roll: :roll: How has the format altered? C of C FIXTURES TUESDAY OCTOBER 2ND 9. WINNER GAME 1 V WINNER GAME 8 10. WINNER GAME 2 V WINNER GAME 7 WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 3...
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 20
Views: 479

Re: C of C Draw......

Shocking that FOUR Series champions are against each other in the first round, and that the format has also been altered too... :roll: :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 54
Views: 5848

Re: COC timeline

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:32 am
Is the transmission scheduled to start on 7 January?
Owen Carroll wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:27 am
Doesn't say. Just says January 2019
I wouldn't put it past it being delayed until 14 January, due to a certain World Darts Championship that Channel 4 show.... :roll: :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one
Replies: 45
Views: 2346

Re: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one

How about a bit of Bond...

Coldfinger
You Only Love Twice
The Van With The Golden Gun
For Dour Eyes Only
Goldenrye
Tomorrow Fever Dies
Pie Another Day :P
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96494

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Particularly disturbing one last night. In my dream, the world was being overrun with robotic replicants, and me and my family are holed up in my late grandmother's conservatory being menaced by a robotic replica of James Robinson. We eventually concoct a way to defeat RoboRobbo by hitting him with...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: CO-MSO 2018

After having missed this last year, I'm so glad that I've already signed up this year.

After Town beat Cardiff on the Saturday, I'll be heading down ready for the tournament. ;) :) :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: impossible number problems
Replies: 16
Views: 922

Re: impossible number problems

Well, we always use this website if you want to check if numbers games are solvable: http://www.crosswordtools.com/numbers-game/
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 40)
Replies: 0
Views: 590

Monday 5th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 40)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (2 wins, 232 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Donal Casey. A forensic services character from County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland. He loves tennis, golf and badminton. DC: S...
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 39)
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Friday 2nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 39)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (1 win, 121 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Keith Howkins. An NHS information analyst from Cardiff. He has done a couple of half marathons, and his PB is 1 hour, 46 minutes...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD 2018 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th September 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 1924

COHUD 2018 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th September 2018

HAVE YOU MISSED US??? ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) I'm back with yet another edition of Countdown In Huddersfield (COHUD), and back by popular demand, Callum Todd is on hand to co-host with me for the third year in a row. ;) :) :D 8-) We are heading back to Huddersfield once again, and as we have been si...
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 38)
Replies: 0
Views: 868

Thursday 1st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 38)

This should be fun... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Thursday 1 March 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (6 wins, 663 points.) An recent graduate and Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Zarte Siempre. A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckingham...
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 37)
Replies: 0
Views: 586

Wednesday 28th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 37)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (5 wins, 550 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Jenny Coote. A Zumba instructor and accountant from Horsham, West Sussex. She's a belly dancer and has performed with The Chameleons. DC: Susie Dent an...
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 575

Tuesday 27th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (4 wins, 434 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Derek Matthews. A retired software developer from Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. He's a dancer and also plays the melodion for a group of Morris dancers....
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 35)
Replies: 0
Views: 566

Monday 26th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 35)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (3 wins, 340 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Mick Armstrong. A retired man from Newcastle upon Tyne. He likes to perform karaoke dressed as Elvis. DC: Susie Dent and Alastair Stewart. RR: Rachel Rile...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 23rd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 34)
Replies: 0
Views: 596

Friday 23rd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 34)

Countdown recap for Friday 23 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (2 wins, 230 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger John Eadie. A retired teacher and headteacher, who later became a schools inspector. He previously appeared on the show in 1997, where he lost to Tony Kil...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 33)
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Thursday 22nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 33)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (1 win, 107 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Sylvia O'Brien. A retired bookkeeper from Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland. She celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary by cycling round Lake Garda. ...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 32)
Replies: 0
Views: 367

Wednesday 21st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 32)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 February 2018. C1: Champion Jill Thwaites (1 win, 103 points.) An educational appeals adviser from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Philip Aston. An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. He's a big Formula One fan and saw Lewis Hamilton win the British Grand Prix at Si...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 535

Tuesday 20th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 February 2018. C1: Champion Becky Taberner (2 wins, 166 points.) From Stone, Staffordshire. C2: Challenger Jill Thwaites. An educational appeals adviser from Chelmsford, Essex. She has been performing for a rock choir at local venues for the last 7 years. DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 501

Monday 19th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 30)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 February 2018. C1: Champion Becky Taberner (1 win, 86 points.) From Stone, Staffordshire. C2: Challenger Robert Zara. A deputy district judge from Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. He loves growing vegetables in his allotment. DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 29)
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Friday 16th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 February 2018. C1: Champion Simon Baker (1 win, 72 points.) From Thirsk, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Becky Taberner. From Stone, Staffordshire. She's a big fan of sitcoms, particularly Friends . DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 28)
Replies: 0
Views: 491

Thursday 15th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 28)

Countdown recap for Thursday 15 February 2018. C1: Challenger Simon Baker. From Thirsk, North Yorkshire. He loves Italy, and now he has retired, he takes lessons in learning Italian. C2: Challenger Tony Smith. A retired engineer from East Bergholt, Suffolk. DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: R...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 27)
Replies: 0
Views: 586

Wednesday 14th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 27)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (7 wins, 665 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Heather Blackley. A retired betting shop manager from London. She's a darts fan, and represents the Bricklayer's Arms in Sydenham. DC: Susie Dent and Alista...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 26)
Replies: 0
Views: 534

Tuesday 13th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (6 wins, 551 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Mike O'Connell. A staff nurse in a rehabilitation unit from Dundee. He likes a bit of DIY in his spare time too. DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: Rach...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 545

Monday 12th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 25)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (5 wins, 447 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Ben Jenkins. An MSc Statistics student at the University of Lancaster, but is originally from Lydbrook, Gloucestershire. He plays tennis and pool regularly, an...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 24)
Replies: 0
Views: 536

Friday 9th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 24)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (4 wins, 347 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger John Owens. A retired computer systems analyst from Oldham, Greater Manchester. He was previously on the show 25 years ago in Series 22, where he won once. DC: ...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)
Replies: 16
Views: 1869

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)

Today's challenger and I share the same passion (of sorts)...., the only difference is that he has done it.... :roll: :roll: :roll: http://wiki.apterous.org/Mick_Purdie
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Wat?! - Countdown in Waterford [June 02nd 2018]
Replies: 1
Views: 2634

Re: Co:Wat?! - Countdown in Waterford [June 02nd 2018]

Just a little bit of score info for those of you not in the know, I'm sure Eoin will do more details later. In the semi-finals, both the game between Eddy Byrne and Mark Murray & myself and Hazel Drury went to a crucial, and while mine and Hazel's resulted in Hazel winning 81-75, as neither of us go...
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown mentions on other shows
Replies: 292
Views: 44970

Re: Countdown mentions on other shows

Countdown mentioned on Pointless yesterday as a possible nominee for a 2017 TV BAFTA...(would’ve been nice :) )
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 23)
Replies: 0
Views: 696

Thursday 8th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 23)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (3 wins, 249 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Alyn McFetridge. A civil servant from Belfast. He was once cast as Tinkerbell in a college production of Peter Pan . DC: Susie Dent and Alexis Conran. RR: Rac...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 22)
Replies: 0
Views: 595

Wednesday 7th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 22)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (2 wins, 174 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Lisa Miller. An auditor from Warrington, Cheshire. She's a keep-fit fanatic, and once did a marathon, but needed support after almost collapsing after 30km. ...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 21)
Replies: 0
Views: 590

Tuesday 6th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 21)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (1 win, 78 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Simon Block. A retired administrator from Little Common, East Sussex. He used to work for the British Boxing Board of Control as their General Secretary. He says...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 20)
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Monday 5th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 February 2018. C1: Champion David Shipley (2 wins, 157 points.) A retired chemical engineer from Yarm, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Phil Davies. A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. He previously worked for the police for 30 years, eventually ending up in Special Branch....
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 19)
Replies: 0
Views: 545

Friday 2nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 19)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 February 2018. C1: Champion David Shipley (1 win, 78 points.) A retired chemical engineer from Yarm, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Lena Hamre. From Seascale, Cumbria, but is originally from Norway. She originally moved to England after a holiday romance in Greece. DC: ...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 18)
Replies: 0
Views: 541

Thursday 1st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 18)

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 February 2018. C1: Champion Louise Regan (1 win, 80 points.) A project manager for Camden Council. C2: Challenger David Shipley. A retired chemical engineer from Yarm, North Yorkshire. DC: Susie Dent and Suzannah Lipscomb. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1893
Views: 133849

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 9:06 pm
Anybody heard about that British gameshow service in July?
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Anybody know if it will show all countdown episodes? Including ones with low scores?
Yeah, I hope it will have all the old episodes on it.
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 501

Wednesday 31st January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 January 2018. C1: Challenger Mandy Wilson. A civil servant from Preston, Lancashire. She likes fell walking in the Yorkshire Dales. C2: Challenger Louise Regan. A project manager for Camden Council. She's a big Manchester United fan, and she saw Eric Cantona at the L...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 16)
Replies: 0
Views: 373

Tuesday 30th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (7 wins, 641 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Ryan Peteranna. A journalism and politics student from the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, but is currently studying at Stirling Unive...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Monday 29th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (6 wins, 554 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Paul McGhee. An operations manager from Killingworth, Tyne & Wear. He's currently the coach of Wallsend Boys Club, which has produced some of...
by James Robinson
Sat May 26, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1893
Views: 133849

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 12:53 pm
How do I respond to things the way Elliott responded to mine? Like how it shows his words right under my text?
Hey Owen, if you see the speech marks symbol (") in the top-right corner of the quote you want to refer to, then you can do it there, it'll all become obvious. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
by James Robinson
Thu May 24, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 14)
Replies: 0
Views: 414

Friday 26th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 14)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (5 wins, 461 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Sam Prouse. An Apterite and media student from Rushden, Northamptonshire. He likes to collect vinyl records and has every single record by Th...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 13)
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Thursday 25th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 13)

Countdown recap for Thursday 25 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (4 wins, 369 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Robin McConnell. From Wood End, Coventry, West Midlands. He supports Tottenham Hotspur, but is a season ticket holder at his local team, Ta...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 24th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 12)
Replies: 0
Views: 380

Wednesday 24th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 12)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (3 wins, 286 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Ann Duckworth. A staff nurse from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. She works at the Royal Oldham Hospital. She also likes collecting vintage ...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 11)
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Tuesday 23rd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 11)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (2 wins, 198 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Todd Goodman. A chef from Beaumont Leys, Leicestershire. He likes playing darts and pool in his spare time. DC: Susie Dent and John Inverdal...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 10)
Replies: 0
Views: 366

Monday 22nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 10)

You thought I'd forgotten them, didn't you.... :?: :?: ;) ;) :) :) :D :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 22 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (1 win, 90 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Terry Kelly. A retired NHS manager from Wi...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CoC XV
Replies: 3
Views: 1411

Re: CoC XV

I think it will be players from Series 73-78, which would make sense. So, expect a late Christmas present with CoC XV on screen in the New Year. :)
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 31
Views: 3071

Re: Stand-up comedy

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:46 am
Tim Vine is a favourite of mine too. It can be quite tiring trying to keep up with all the one-liners and not lose concentration, but then he breaks it up with songs or trying to get a pen behind his ear or something.
Looking forward to seeing him again in Halifax at the end of next month. :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 6371

Re: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018

Will there be post-tourney boozing? Likely. The co:event will finish at 5:30pm and the post-event quiz at around 6:30pm so there will probably be some people in the pub by 6ish and many by 7ish. The pub of choice last year was The Bridgewater Arms in Cardigan Fields, and I suspect it will be so aga...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 4571

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018

RESULTS:

Group A Final:
Eddie McCullagh 75-68 Zubair Patel

Group A 3rd Place Play-Off Match:
Zarte Siempre 98-70 Stewart Gordon

Group B Final:
Iain Sime 71-69 Nathan Pace
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 19th January 2018 (Series 77, Prelim 9)
Replies: 0
Views: 1391

Friday 19th January 2018 (Series 77, Prelim 9)

Countdown recap for Friday 19 January 2018. C1: Champion Mary Bainbridge (4 wins, 348 points.) A retired teacher from Lechlade, Gloucestershire. C2: Challenger Chris Thorn. A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. He worked as a steward at Lord's last summer. DC: Susie Dent and Raj Bisra...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 18th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 8)
Replies: 4
Views: 1319

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 18th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 8)

A bit of bad editing at the conundrum as you could clearly see the microphone that the chap in the audience was given to answer for the conundrum, while he was clapping... :oops: :oops:
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 2nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 1)
Replies: 9
Views: 1597

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 2nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 1)

Slight error in scores after R13..., Jacob’s score remains on 66, despite his 5 being allowed, but as soon as R14 starts, he suddenly has 71 points... :oops: :oops:
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77 Grand Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 999

Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77 Grand Final)

IT'S HERE!!! THE COUNTDOWN SERIES 77 GRAND FINAL!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Friday 22 December 2017. C1: No.1 Seed Tom "The Horsehay Howitzer" Chafer-Cook (10 wins, 1,135 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire. He defeated the No....
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 908

Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Thursday 21 December 2017. C1: No.2 Seed Bradley "The Bolton Blitzer" Horrocks (9 wins, 950 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. He defeated the No.7 seed James Kennedy 86-80 in his quarter-final last Friday. C2: No.3 Seed John "The Morecambe Mort...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 20th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 858

Wednesday 20th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 20 December 2017. C1: No.1 Seed Tom "The Horsehay Howitzer" Chafer-Cook (9 wins, 1,001 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire. He defeated the No.8 seed Graeme Staples 105-60 in his quarter-final last Thursday. C2: No.4 Seed Noel "The ...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, 4th Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 913

Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, 4th Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 December 2017. C1: No.4 Seed Noel "The Belfast Bazooka" McIlvenny (8 wins, 793 points.) A maths teacher from Belfast. C2: No.5 Seed Eoin "The Dunmore East Dagger" Jackson (8 wins, 778 points.) An Apteforumite and musician/teacher from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Re...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th December 2017 (Series 77, 3rd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 844

Monday 18th December 2017 (Series 77, 3rd Quarter-Final)

The studio has been beautifully spruced up with Christmas trees behind the people, snowflakes on the floor, and even baubles spelling out COUNTDOWN below the scoreboards. 8-) 8-) 8-) :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Countdown recap for Monday 18 December 2017. C1: No.3 Seed John "The Morecambe Mortar" ...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Quarter-Final)
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Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Friday 15 December 2017. C1: No.2 Seed Bradley "The Bolton Blitzer" Horrocks (8 wins, 864 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: No.7 Seed James "The Kilsyth Katena" Kennedy (8 wins, 736 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 14th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Quarter-Final)
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Thursday 14th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Quarter-Final)

TIME FOR THE FINALS OF SERIES 77 TO BEGIN!!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 14 December 2017. C1: No.1 Seed Tom "The Horsehay Howitzer" Chafer-Cook (8 wins, 896 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire. C2: No.8 Seed Graeme "The Ballymena Bullw...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)
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Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)

The last preliminary of 2017 here :!: :!: :!: Countdown recap for Wednesday 13 December 2017. C1: Champion Chris Weldon (4 wins, 384 points.) A retired civil servant from Great Bircham, Norfolk. C2: Challenger Roger Springthorpe. A retired LGV driver from Coalville, Leicestershire. He once delivered...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 12th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 114)
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Tuesday 12th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 114)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 December 2017. C1: Champion Chris Weldon (3 wins, 275 points.) A retired civil servant from Great Bircham, Norfolk. C2: Challenger Steven Charleston. An IT service desk team leader from Denny, Stirlingshire. He likes to wrestle twice a week. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zen...