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by James Robinson
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Wednesday 5th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 June 2019. C1: Champion Harry Clark (2 wins, 192 points.) A sports journalism student at SGS College from Oldland Common, Gloucestershire. C2: Challenger Kevin Sewell. A maths tutor at UCD from Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland, but he lives in Dubl...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Tuesday 4th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 June 2019. C1: Champion Harry Clark (1 win, 92 points.) A sports journalism student at SGS College from Oldland Common, Gloucestershire. C2: Challenger Mark Patton. A training and development officer from Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He's part of a church leadership gr...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Monday 3rd June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 June 2019. C1: Champion Clea Knight (3 wins, 244 points.) A music therapist from Bristol. C2: Challenger Harry Clark. A sports journalism student at SGS College from Oldland Common, Gloucestershire. His father, Martin McConachie, appeared on the show in Series 72, but he...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 31st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 93)
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Friday 31st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Friday 31 May 2019. C1: Champion Clea Knight (2 wins, 154 points.) A music therapist from Bristol. C2: Challenger David Cowen. An A-Level student from Keighley, West Yorkshire. He's keeping his options open, but is thinking about jobs to do with maths, chemistry or even German. D...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 30th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Thursday 30th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Thursday 30 May 2019. C1: Champion Clea Knight (1 win, 76 points.) A music therapist from Bristol. C2: Challenger Wajid Hussain. A solicitor from Keighley, West Yorkshire. He played both cricket and football, but had to give up due to a persistent knee injury. DC: Susie Dent and ...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 29th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Wednesday 29th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 91)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 29 May 2019. C1: Champion Chris Smith (1 win, 108 points.) A retired secondary school teacher from Buxton, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Clea Knight. A music therapist from Bristol. She's also a singer-songwriter, and has written a song named "Welkin", which she named afte...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 90)

Well, after the magnificence of Elliott Mellor, time for some sort of normality to return to the Countdown studio... :P :P :P Countdown recap for Tuesday 28 May 2019. C1: Challenger Chris Smith. A retired secondary school teacher from Buxton, Derbyshire. He sings in his local choir. C2: Challenger C...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 15th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 76

Wednesday 15th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 15 May 2019. C1: Champion Arran Cleminson (1 win, 92 points.) A data scientist from Liverpool, originally from Kent. C2: Challenger Nicki Owen. A piano and violin teacher from Long Riston, East Yorkshire. She started out as a biochemist, before returning to her first lo...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 14 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (6 wins, 548 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Arran Cleminson. A data scientist from Liverpool. He plays rugby, mainly at outside centre for Liverpool Tritons, part of the International ...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Monday 13th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (5 wins, 472 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Dan Parris. A secondary school teacher from Polegate, East Sussex. He plays Countdown with his students at 8:30am to sharpen their minds :!: ...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 10th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 78)
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Friday 10th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Friday 10 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (4 wins, 374 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Lesley Trotter. A retired kindergarten teacher from Leicester. She once did a loop-the-loop and a stall dive in a biplane in Yorkshire, flown...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 9th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Thursday 9th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Thursday 9 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (3 wins, 283 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Neil Crosthwaite. An air traffic controller from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. He's a big Everton F.C. fan, as he is originally from the Wirra...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 8th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 76)
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Wednesday 8th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 76)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 8 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (2 wins, 204 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Riz Mohammed. A charity administrator from West Byfleet, Surrey. She likes rambling, and is a member of a local rambling community. Her dau...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 7th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 75)
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Tuesday 7th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 7 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (1 win, 97 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Rowan Halstead. An army electronics technician from Hull. He was chosen to instruct Prince Philip on some electronic training. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 6th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 74)
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Monday 6th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Monday 6 May 2019. C1: Champion Katie Walvin (3 wins, 271 points.) A data entry operator from Worksop, Nottinghamshire. C2: Challenger Sandra Pilson. A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. She likes travelling, including a 3 week road trip across Canada with her b...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 3rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 73)
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Friday 3rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Friday 3 May 2019. C1: Champion Katie Walvin (2 wins, 183 points.) A data entry operator from Worksop, Nottinghamshire. C2: Challenger Hannah Mohammed. A 6th Form student from West Byfleet, Surrey. She is hoping to study maths at Cambridge University. She's a speed cuber, and can...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 2nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 72)
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Thursday 2nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 72)

Countdown recap for Thursday 2 May 2019. C1: Champion Katie Walvin (1 win, 77 points.) A data entry operator from Worksop, Nottinghamshire. C2: Challenger Steven Mills. A semi-retired magician, landscape designer and poker player from Orpington, Greater London. DC: Susie Dent and Al Murray. RR: Rach...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 1st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 71)
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Wednesday 1st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 71)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 May 2019. C1: Challenger Roy Noon. A retired business rates manager from Southport, Lancashire. He plays guitar and likes to sing too. C2: Challenger Katie Walvin. A data entry operator from Worksop, Nottinghamshire. She loves Las Vegas and even though she has only vi...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 70)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Tuesday 30th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 70)

Time gentleman, please, as our DC guest's alter ego would say, but while it will be Fiona's time today, will she go out in style as an octochamp... :? :?: Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 April 2019. C1: Champion Fiona Titcombe (7 wins, 629 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blac...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 69)
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Monday 29th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 April 2019. C1: Champion Fiona Titcombe (6 wins, 531 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwater, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Sunita Rehan. A retired newsagent from Newcastle upon Tyne. She had 3 grown-up children and a young grandchild. DC: Susie ...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 68)
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Friday 26th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 68)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 April 2019. C1: Champion Fiona Titcombe (5 wins, 422 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwater, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Asset Beisembayev. A film and TV student at the University of Hertfordshire, but is originally from Astana, Kazakhstan :!:...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 25th August 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 6508

Re: CO-MSO 25th August 2019

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:56 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:53 pm
I would love to attend, but the lack of trains has killed it for me, so will have to miss, unfortunately... :( :(
Doesn't the north send trains to London any more?
Yeah, but King’s Cross is completely shut over the Bank Holiday weekend, so have no decent transportation access...🙄🙄🙄
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Thursday 25th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 67)

Countdown recap for Thursday 25 April 2019. C1: Champion Fiona Titcombe (4 wins, 353 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwater, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Meera Murali. A first-year maths student at Queen Mary, University of London, but is originally from Ilford, Essex. Whil...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 24th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Wednesday 24th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 April 2019. C1: Champion Fiona Titcombe (3 wins, 263 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwater, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Sue Corral. A housewife from Worplesden, Surrey. She likes playing golf, and likes playing at her local golf club, and ...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 23rd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 65)

HAPPY TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF RASPILLED DAY!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 April 2019. C1: Champion Fiona Titcombe (2 wins, 181 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwater, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Chris Parr. An e...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 25th August 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 6508

Re: CO-MSO 25th August 2019

I would love to attend, but the lack of trains has killed it for me, so will have to miss, unfortunately... :( :(
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 243

Monday 22nd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Monday 22 April 2019. C1: Champion Fiona Titcombe (1 win, 82 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwater, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Tim Hunter. A carer from Gloucester. He likes to build models of trains and planes. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zenon. RR: Rache...
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 19th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 176

Friday 19th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 63)

Countdown recap for Friday 19 April 2019. C1: Champion Andy Myerson (1 win, 90 points.) A financial recruitment consultant from Finchley, Greater London. C2: Challenger Fiona Titcombe. An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwater, Hampshire. She likes to do Parkruns, and has done over ...
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 18th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 172

Thursday 18th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 62)

Countdown recap for Thursday 18 April 2019. C1: Champion Huw Davies (2 wins, 146 points.) A project manager from Camberley, Surrey. C2: Challenger Andy Myerson. A financial recruitment consultant from Finchley, Greater London. He referees football matches, and is also a referee secretary for the MSF...
by James Robinson
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 17th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 172

Wednesday 17th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 17 April 2019. C1: Champion Huw Davies (1 win, 71 points.) A project manager from Camberley, Surrey. C2: Challenger Lauren Moseley. A wine merchant from Northampton, who happens to be Nick's local wine merchant. :P She runs a blog called "The Helpful Hiker", which tells...
by James Robinson
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 16th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 150

Tuesday 16th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 60)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 April 2019. C1: Champion Dave Butt (1 win, 81 points.) A retired HR officer from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Huw Davies. A project manager from Camberley, Surrey. He's a marine engineer working in Portsmouth too. He performed in a choir and once played a...
by James Robinson
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019

Jason William Larsen wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:26 am
What is a nugget?
Just a little something, Jason. We like to use the phrase “nugget of information” to mean like “a little something”.

Like a nugget of gold is just a small piece of gold.😄😎👍
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 15th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 59)
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Monday 15th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Monday 15 April 2019. C1: Champion Mark Decouto (6 wins, 466 points.) A social worker from Richmond, Greater London. C2: Challenger Dave Butt. A retired HR officer from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. He plays in his local over-55 snooker league. DC: Susie Dent and Tim Vine, who is d...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 12th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 58)
Replies: 0
Views: 142

Friday 12th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 58)

Countdown recap for Friday 12 April 2019. C1: Champion Mark Decouto (5 wins, 385 points.) A social worker from Richmond, Greater London. C2: Challenger Graeme Terry. A marketing analyst from Bonnyrigg, Midlothian. He has run 3 marathons in 3 different countries (Spain, France and UK). DC: Susie Dent...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 11th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 157

Thursday 11th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Thursday 11 April 2019. C1: Champion Mark Decouto (4 wins, 308 points.) A social worker from Richmond, Greater London. C2: Challenger India Owens. A geography student from London, but is studying at Southampton University. She used to be a tournament chess player at the age of 9....
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 10th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 141

Wednesday 10th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 10 April 2019. C1: Champion Mark Decouto (3 wins, 209 points.) A social worker from Richmond, Greater London. C2: Challenger Lee Knight. A personal trainer from Orpington, Kent. He has run 3 marathons since he turned 40. DC: Susie Dent and Tim Vine. RR: Rachel Riley. OT...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 9th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 55)
Replies: 0
Views: 138

Tuesday 9th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 9 April 2019. C1: Champion Mark Decouto (2 wins, 123 points.) A social worker from Richmond, Greater London. C2: Challenger Tim Jenkins. A firefighter controller from Worcester. He loves collecting hoes, particularly slip-on trainers, and he always wears different shoes e...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 443
Views: 109481

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

This year's World Matchplay Darts from Blackpool has been nothing short of incredible!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: Even if you don't like darts as much as me, there's just been stories to satisfy just about every palate this week. :D :D :D And tonight, it will culminate in the final between the repres...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 8th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 54)
Replies: 0
Views: 160

Monday 8th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Monday 8 April 2019. C1: Champion Mark Decouto (1 win, 53 points.) A social worker from Richmond, Greater London. C2: Challenger Alison Batchelor. A caregiver from Devizes, Wiltshire. She was the first female Rotarian President of her local Rotary Club. She's also a bellringer in...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 5th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 53)
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Friday 5th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Friday 5 April 2019. C1: Champion Geoff Markham (2 wins, 129 points.) A part-time receptionist from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Mark Decouto. A social worker from Richmond, Greater London. He loves indie music, particularly The Stone Roses, and he saw them in Lon...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:17 am
James Robinson wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:23 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:03 pm
a
I thought Ted and Kate Robbins were siblings.
She is also Emily Atack's mum
Yeah, that’s right, Paul also mentioned the Atack nugget too.
I'm guessing also that she is Paul McCartney's cousin got a mention
You guess correctly. :)
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 4th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 52)
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Thursday 4th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 52)

Countdown recap for Thursday 4 April 2019. C1: Champion Geoff Markham (1 win, 75 points.) A part-time receptionist from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Helen Powell. A graduate student from Dalkeith, Midlothian, but is originally from Basingstoke, Hampshire. She's studying at Edinburgh ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 3rd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 51)
Replies: 0
Views: 128

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 51)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 3 April 2019. C1: Champion Charlie Kavanagh (1 win, 67 points.) A sailing instructor from Enniscorthy, Country Wexford, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger Geoff Markham. A part-time receptionist from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He loves sampling real ales. DC: Susie ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019

a What? Basically, during Paul’s bit about Eurovision, there was a 4th nugget he added, which was cut out. :( He was talking about Kate Robbins (the daughter of Ted), who had represented the UK in Eurovision as part of a band called Prima Donna. His nugget was that KATE ROBBINS is amazingly an anag...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019

What? Basically, during Paul’s bit about Eurovision, there was a 4th nugget he added, which was cut out. :( He was talking about Kate Robbins (the sister of Ted), who had represented the UK in Eurovision as part of a band called Prima Donna. His nugget was that KATE ROBBINS is amazingly an anagram ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Spoilers For Friday 26th July 2019

Nice to have the joyous feeling of starting a spoiler thread again..., been a while... :P :P :P I only post cos me and Nathan Pace happened to be at this recording, and we were hoping to have an indirect cameo in this episode (not visual, before anyone asks), but the powers that be decided not to ha...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Classic Episodes
Replies: 34
Views: 7939

Re: Countdown Classic Episodes

A few more episodes have suddenly appeared from the 9R/15R transition period in 2001, including one of the rare episodes when a certain Series Producer was in the celebrity guest chair....
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 50)
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 50)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 2 April 2019. C1: Challenger David Wigley. A retired salesman from Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire. He belongs to 2 bridge clubs, and plays it online. C2: Challenger Charlie Kavanagh. A sailing instructor from Enniscorthy, Country Wexford, Republic of Ireland. He ha...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 1st April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 49)
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Monday 1st April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 49)

It might be April Fool's Day today, but will the joke be on Steven, or will he become an octochamp too... :? :? :? :?: :?: :?: Countdown recap for Monday 1 April 2019. C1: Champion Steven Turnbull (7 wins, 536 (546) points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Les...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 29th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 48)
Replies: 0
Views: 170

Friday 29th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Friday 29 March 2019. C1: Champion Steven Turnbull (6 wins, 464 (474) points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Graeme Francis. A company director from Wesham, Lancashire. He likes ice skating, and belongs to a group called The Ice Divas, wh...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 28th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 47)
Replies: 0
Views: 167

Thursday 28th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 47)

Countdown recap for Thursday 28 March 2019. C1: Champion Steven Turnbull (5 wins, 394 points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Alexander Stevenson. An entrepreneur from Hackney, Greater London. He currently runs a website that finds flexible work for the over-...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 27th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 46)
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Wednesday 27th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 46)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 27 March 2019. C1: Champion Steven Turnbull (4 wins, 308 points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Carmel Richmond. A housewife from East Twickenham, Greater London, but is originally from County Down, Northern Ireland. She likes p...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 11051

Re: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019

Jason William Larsen wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:29 pm
Should I avoid Ashton Hancock at all costs now?
Having spoke to him a bit recently, I now know a bit more about him. He's going to reintroduce himself later on. He's going to give a full explanation later on.
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 26th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 45)
Replies: 0
Views: 254

Tuesday 26th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 45)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 26 March 2019. C1: Champion Steven Turnbull (3 wins, 231 points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger David Elliott. A travel writer from Newcastle upon Tyne. He was taken hostage in China, where his captors demanded $100. DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 11051

Re: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019

ENTRIES NOW CLOSED!! 32 people will attend CO:WY on Saturday. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 11051

Re: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019

32 UP NOW, including the long-awaited return of... KIRK BEVINS!!!😉😊😄😎👍
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 25th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 44)
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Monday 25th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 44)

Countdown recap for Monday 25 March 2019. C1: Champion Steven Turnbull (2 wins, 167 points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Alison Guirey. A retired nurse from Ruislip, Greater London. She's a keen ceroc dancer. DC: Susie Dent and Mark Pougatch. RR: Rachel Ri...
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 22nd March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 43)
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Views: 270

Friday 22nd March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 43)

Countdown recap for Friday 22 March 2019. C1: Champion Steven Turnbull (1 win, 96 points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Alistair Thomas. A structural engineer from Bristol. He loves football and is a qualified referee, he also supports Brighton & Hove Albio...
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 11051

Re: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019

Just under a week to go now, we’re now at 29 entrants!!! 😉😊😄😎👍
by James Robinson
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 21st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 42)
Replies: 0
Views: 438

Thursday 21st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 42)

Countdown recap for Thursday 21 March 2019. C1: Champion Jane Basford (2 wins, 156 points.) A pharmacist from Cardiff. C2: Challenger Steven Turnbull. A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckinghamshire. He's also a singer and guitarist and likes to perform in pubs and bars. DC: Susie Dent and M...