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by Phyl Styles
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO
Replies: 34
Views: 6477

Re: CO-MSO

Round 2 4th numbers game needs another number, please
by Phyl Styles
Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Glasgow
Replies: 4
Views: 1565

Re: Co:Glasgow

Just hoping you received our forms and my FB messages, Alan?
by Phyl Styles
Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 30th 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 955

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 30th 2015

Or the very long
'The next Champion of Champions now back on topic' thread here on the Forum
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=10155&p=161066&hili ... 79#p161066
by Phyl Styles
Tue Sep 08, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday September 8th 2015 (S73 P48)
Replies: 9
Views: 945

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday September 8th 2015 (S73 P48)

LOPSIDED was an alternative in there somewhere ...
by Phyl Styles
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday August 14th 2015 (S73 P35)
Replies: 12
Views: 996

Re: Spoilers for Friday August 14th 2015 (S73 P35)

Has anybody else ever got the same score three days in a row?
And the rider to that, what is the greatest number of consecutive wins on the same score, as there was an 89 before Kevin began?
by Phyl Styles
Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl2 - Countdown In St. Albans - Saturday 27th June 2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4614

Re: CoStAl2 - Countdown In St. Albans - Saturday 27th June 2015

Jen being expectant is a bit of a shock, but Adam too?
by Phyl Styles
Fri Jun 12, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday June 11th 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1335

Re: Spoilers For Thursday June 11th 2015

Sorry to see Gerry go out after some excellent play throughout - gracious in defeat, contributing to the atmosphere of warmth and good sportsmanship that has prevailed in these finals.
by Phyl Styles
Sun May 31, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 4448

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

Thanks, Mike and Helen, for all your planning and organisation and to everyone who made it such a pleasant day. Several of us were able to combine it with a half-term break in a delightful area and the weather Co:Operated.
by Phyl Styles
Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 4448

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

Add two more Styleses please.
Oh and note that the RedSpottedHanky website offers good train deals, and if you have Tesco Clubcard vouchers you can get an even bigger discount
by Phyl Styles
Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 5998

Re: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015

Thanks to Tony and all the team for an excellent day, calm and unflurried, warm and friendly. The standard was high, with keen competition at the top. :) :)
by Phyl Styles
Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 30th 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1267

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 30th 2015

Always a joy to see a high quality player reach octochampdom, and Tom brought a measure of modestly-concealed delight to his final numbers game and eightfold success. Wishing you well, Tom, as you go forward to greater heights.
by Phyl Styles
Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 23rd 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 984

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 23rd 2015

Yep, just realised my mistake
by Phyl Styles
Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 23rd 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 984

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 23rd 2015

The record's already been beaten.
Not in a 15, surely?
by Phyl Styles
Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 30th 2015 (S72 P20)
Replies: 26
Views: 1744

Re: Spoilers for Friday January 30th 2015 (S72 P20)

Congratulations, Tracey, there wasn't much that got past you in those eight games, and all the best for the finals.
by Phyl Styles
Fri Jan 23, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 5998

Re: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015

We hope to be there, thanks, Phyl and Alan
by Phyl Styles
Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday December 9th 2014 (S71 P103)
Replies: 12
Views: 1109

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday December 9th 2014 (S71 P103)

So what's the scheme for shows for the rest of the year as Countdown is in the schedule up to the 23rd at least? Are there some specials thrown in? Note this Friday's is later again (at 15:30) after the racing. My understanding is that the quarter finals are interrupted by a special on Friday and a...
by Phyl Styles
Sun Nov 02, 2014 11:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 10213

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Thanks to everyone who made this a great event, and a good weekend all round, with a warm and friendly welcome being extended by the genial hosts and the Club members, who worked hard on everyone's behalf. Scoring by points first adds an interesting twist and has an impact on people's playing strate...
by Phyl Styles
Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 10213

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Could consider two different ones for Frid and Sat, for variety? Thanks for suggestions, Ian.
PS happened to notice that The Haymarket will give you a £5 voucher if you befriend them.
by Phyl Styles
Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 10213

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Getting to the point where it would be good to know if there is a meeting-place (with food?) for Friday night? Somewhere as central as possible would seem to be the way to go, as people will be staying in various locations? I am happy to suggest somewhere, but others who have the local knowledge may...
by Phyl Styles
Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday October 7th 2014 (S71 P60)
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday October 7th 2014 (S71 P60)

Unless my attention was diverted at the end, there appeared to be no bright spark in the audience to solve the conundrum? :o
by Phyl Styles
Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 24th 2014 (S71 P52)
Replies: 23
Views: 1439

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 24th 2014 (S71 P52)

Six wins isn't half bad ;) though I can share your feelings of frustration at coming to a full stop at that point, Paul. Some excellent spots along the way and I do hope you stay in the top 8.
by Phyl Styles
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday September 18th 2014 (S71 P45)
Replies: 12
Views: 716

Re: Spoilers for Thursday September 18th 2014 (S71 P45)

I have just finished rampaging around the house because SCIURINES, my 9-letter triumph, isn't in Oxford (though it is in my Collins). SCIURINE, the word for squirrel-like, known to many a good quizzer, can be a noun or adjective. However, I can now go quietly back to my seat and try to hang on to th...
by Phyl Styles
Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 10213

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Don't know if Scotland will be in or out, but we'd like to be in Scotland,
thanks, Phyl and Alan
by Phyl Styles
Mon Sep 08, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 8th 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 8th 2014

Nick should have gone to Susie with an obscure word like FACTOTUM for the teatime teaser
One man's obscure is another's very familiar, I guess.
by Phyl Styles
Mon Sep 08, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 8th 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 8th 2014

Too late with my French soup, wd Zarte :)
by Phyl Styles
Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday September 5th 2014 (S71 P41)
Replies: 14
Views: 934

Re: Spoilers for Friday September 5th 2014 (S71 P41)

It may be worth pointing out that the presentation at the end was not related to its being the 6000th show, or something close to it, but to there having been 70 series
And of course being OFFICIALLY AMAZING
:) :o :D :lol:
I've always wanted to do a whole row of smileys
by Phyl Styles
Tue Aug 26, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

CoMultiLon 2014 Results

CoMultiLon 2014 Results (E&OE) CoMultiLon Trophy 1 Jamie 408 2 Richard 406 3 Hugh 390 4 Peter 383 5 Tony 372 6 Judith 356 7 Alan 301 8 Stephen 297 9 Matt R 245 10 Julia 228 11 Katherine 156 12 Claire 114 Countdown in London Trophy (by wins and points) 1 Zarte 4.367 2 James Robinson 4.316 3 Innis 3.3...
by Phyl Styles
Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol???? who is interested
Replies: 25
Views: 3480

Re: CO Bristol???? who is interested

Phyl and Alan might be interested
by Phyl Styles
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

Thanks to everyone who contributed to a good day yesterday - the best part was that you all came! (38 of us) The CoMultiLon Trophy (Countdown plus multiple puzzles) was won by Jamie McNeill with a very narrow victory over Richard Freeland. The pure but not simple Countdown prize went to Zarte Siempr...
by Phyl Styles
Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

You have a good time with your family, Mark - look forward to the next time we see you!
by Phyl Styles
Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday July 25th 2014 (S71 P18)
Replies: 64
Views: 4061

Re: Spoilers for Friday July 25th 2014 (S71 P18)

Tricia's clothes more than make up for yesterday, she look fab. ;)
I fail to see why Tricia's clothes have any relevance or why you didn't learn anything from the negative responses you received yesterday, Rhys
by Phyl Styles
Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

I put out a survey on FB which some of you will not have seen. The basic questions it asked were: 1. which format are you choosing for the day? 2. do you want to order food at the venue? hot/cold? 3. are you interested in a Thai meal at The Clerk and Well? The other pub very near is The Yorkshire Gr...
by Phyl Styles
Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

Someone just said to me there is a lot of confusion about this event, which is not what I want to be the case, so please do ask questions and reply to the Facebook survey if you still have it.
by Phyl Styles
Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

STOP PRESS ****** Julie is offering lifts from the Hatfield area ******
:) :)
by Phyl Styles
Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

Further to all the information on the CoMultiLon Hangout (the after-show party), Ned Pendleton has nobly offered his place as a refuge for the post-pub hours, and fortunately it happens to be situated in central London. He did say the offer was open to all, which was rash but generous ..... If you h...
by Phyl Styles
Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday June 4th 2014 (S70 P95)
Replies: 12
Views: 735

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday June 4th 2014 (S70 P95)

I'm with Mark on that one, unless an alternative spelling has been recently allowed
by Phyl Styles
Sat May 31, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

I probably will be able to make this
That's good news - hope you can make use of one of the payment methods on offer, but let me know if you have difficulties
by Phyl Styles
Sat May 31, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Payment for CoMultiLon

If you sign up to the Pingit app http://www.barclays.co.uk/Mobile/BarclaysPingit/P1242603570446 you can send me your CoMultiLon money via my Pingit account. You don't have to be a Barclays customer. The only fiddly bit in the registration is that when they make two tiny payments into your account to...
by Phyl Styles
Tue May 27, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 27th 2014 (S70 P89)
Replies: 14
Views: 1029

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 27th 2014 (S70 P89)

yeah, that ^ (TZIGANES)
by Phyl Styles
Fri May 16, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

Further to the Mind Sports Olympiad which runs on both sides of CoMultiLon, there are as Tony says events on the day before and the day after which might be of interest to anyone travelling up early or using the Bank Holiday weekend to stay over longer. https://www.facebook.com/MindSportsOlympiad/in...
by Phyl Styles
Fri May 02, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

Comprehensive accommodation guide for CoMultiLon, strongly recommend you check out the LSE rooms at the top of this list: These have very good rates and an excellent position in relation to venue and Kings Cross/Euston: London School of Economics Rosebery Hall, single standard £45 with full English ...
by Phyl Styles
Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 2014
Replies: 104
Views: 20559

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

Can we pay on the day? We should be on the 99.9% definite list, please
by Phyl Styles
Wed Apr 23, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday April 23rd 2014 (S70 P72)
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday April 23rd 2014 (S70 P72)

Julie Devine is a returner, first appeared in series 44
by Phyl Styles
Sun Apr 20, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 9203

Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Many thanks, Tony, for all the hard work that goes into creating and running a tournament event.
by Phyl Styles
Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2236

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014

Did I miss it, or was Ciaran's deafness not even mentioned? How could this be?
Why would you need to?
by Phyl Styles
Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2236

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014

Insignificant pieces of trivia 1 denarius = 10 asses (later became 16 asses) 1 as = standard Roman bronze coin, nothing (unless I am mistaken) to do with donkeys (as Suzy and Nick were saying) 1 bes = two-thirds of an as 1 semuncia = one twenty-fourth of an as 1 quincunx = five-twelfths of an as (wh...
by Phyl Styles
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2236

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014

What an amazing game, well done to both of you. Such hard luck to be as capable as Ciaran and not to win a game - that should not be a losing score, really tough, but played in such a good spirit by two great guys.
by Phyl Styles
Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

In a couple of days there will be a deluge of details about proposals for CoMultiLon, the excellent venue and content of the day, and ways to pass the evening hours, henceforward until rechristened to be known as CoMultilon:The Hangout.
by Phyl Styles
Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: spoilers for Thursday April 10th 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 925

Re: spoilers for Thursday April 10th 2014

Can he win again 15 years later?
Not sure that he won the first time ...
by Phyl Styles
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1400

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

Great comeback - how many behind was that from?
I think 32.
There were certainly two 27s in series 65 ....
The biggest deficit overturned in the last three rounds is 21, I recall, but the greatest comeback remains 40 (hope I'm right)
by Phyl Styles
Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday March 28th 2014 (S70 P56)
Replies: 14
Views: 846

Re: Spoilers for Friday March 28th 2014 (S70 P56)

Somebody will know if this is a record number of winners this week?
by Phyl Styles
Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 26th 2014 (S70 P54)
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 26th 2014 (S70 P54)

Tony Atkins wrote:
Phyl Styles wrote:SAPPIEST in round 1?
I couldn't find sappy in the dictionary
It's in my ODE3.
It depends entirely on whether you look it up in the right place or not (I discovered)
by Phyl Styles
Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 26th 2014 (S70 P54)
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 26th 2014 (S70 P54)

SAPPIEST in round 1?
I couldn't find sappy in the dictionary
by Phyl Styles
Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Peter Lee
Replies: 31
Views: 2764

Re: Peter Lee

Just found notice in the Irish Times
http://notices.irishtimes.com/37713017-death-lee-peter
Such a shock and such a lovely man
by Phyl Styles
Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 17th 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 712

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 17th 2014

Yup, noticed the score difference was the same as the previous round [18] but then at some point he went back to 46 I thought.
You're right about that.
I hope the grandson Matt could have done better than his namesake!
by Phyl Styles
Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 9203

Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Phyl and Alan Styles hope to join the fun, thanks
by Phyl Styles
Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

I am always looking for the like button on this forum - it'd be good to have you along, Adam
by Phyl Styles
Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10743

Re: CoMultiLon

It seems 100 people have had a look at this page and only one has replied - sorry you can't make it, Graeme! It is still early days, of course, but exploration of venues has to take place, followed by financial commitment, so a little feedback would be good. After the event, the idea of Riley's Spor...