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by Douglas Wilson
Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Not done this for a while, vegetable stirfry, egg noodles and vegetarian dim sum tonight.
by Douglas Wilson
Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 5th 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1023

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 5th 2012

Just out of interest, who are the specials between??
by Douglas Wilson
Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Lasagne and chips
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Chicken thighs in bbq sauce with potato wedges and coleslaw.

Everyone else?
by Douglas Wilson
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/simpl ... ncur_67869

Did this tonight it was great!

The rest of you?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Just the standard gravy, not a fan of any of the others.

Homemade chicken soup tonight though.
by Douglas Wilson
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:12 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Final)
Replies: 73
Views: 8238

Re: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Fina

Blumming heck, THAT WAS WORTH THE WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) That IS definitely the best final I've ever seen, and the perfect send-off for Jeff. I backed Graeme all the way, even though I was probably expecting Mark to beat him in the final, so when Mark lost, I thought, "Hmmmmm, mayb...
by Douglas Wilson
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Final)
Replies: 73
Views: 8238

Re: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Fina

Am I losing it or was there another letters round before the break there with no explanation as to why? There was indeed, I was just as surprised as you just then. It all happened in the right order, but they seem to have put round 6 into part 1. So when it was filmed Jon Culshaw's section was befo...
by Douglas Wilson
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Final)
Replies: 73
Views: 8238

Re: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Fina

Am I losing it or was there another letters round before the break there with no explanation as to why?
by Douglas Wilson
Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 63441

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

Anyone other than Jack in this series?
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 15th 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 1703

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 15th 2011

James Robinson wrote:Very well done, Graeme. I had bad visions that you were going to lose that after yesterday, but very well done. I needed that conundrum just to tie with you today. 8-)

STRAITED in round 9 as an alternative.

P.S. WIN IT TOMORROW!!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
Didn't you go to the finals?
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

KFC tonight, can't be arsed to cook.
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Chicken in black bean sauce with rice tonight.
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 1st 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 924

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 1st 2011

Was this meal with a lucky lady James and what did you have?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who do you think will win Series 65?
Replies: 5
Views: 1196

Re: Who do you think will win Series 65?

In previous series Charlie hasn't minded people letting slip if one of the participants couldn't make it.

Maybe I was reading too much into it put I've felt James was kind of hinting in at least one spoiler/recap thread that Matt gets in some how.

Anyone confirm or deny?
by Douglas Wilson
Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 63441

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

Since there seems to be a lot of newbies on the forum, who might be getting involved with the show proper, I thought I'd bump this.

Anyone?
by Douglas Wilson
Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Line Puzzle
Replies: 10
Views: 1662

Line Puzzle

So I came up with this puzzle myself on the train earlier (admittedly I’m sure there’s many similar out there). I don’t know the answer myself (or even if there is an exact answer) and advanced apologies if I explain this really shittly. Say 20 people are stood in a line and somebody comes along and...
by Douglas Wilson
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Salmon and noodles tonight.

Anyone else?
by Douglas Wilson
Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London 2011
Replies: 180
Views: 25045

Re: Countdown in London 2011

Where did Innis come?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Tuna pasta bake tonight.
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Missing People
Replies: 16
Views: 2445

Re: Missing People

Update:

What's happened to forum legend Soph K and I also noticed Kirk was absent from COLON, any news?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Missing People
Replies: 16
Views: 2445

Re: Missing People

Update:

What's happened to forum legend Soph K and I also noticed Kirk was absent from COLON, any news?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Guess who...
Replies: 476
Views: 28742

Re: Guess who...

Stewart Lee??
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Guess who...
Replies: 476
Views: 28742

Re: Guess who...

Jasper Carrott???
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointless Series 5
Replies: 216
Views: 22930

Re: Pointless Series 5

Even worse is that while I was in Wales last month, we were practically feasting on barmbrack every day............ :oops: And yet, as Richard explained, it's an Irish delicacy. Are you sure what you were eating wasn't bara brith ? The show is going into repeat mode for the next 3 weeks, mid-Series...
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Tuna jacket spud tonight with lots of cheese :D
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Pasta with pesto and garlic bread tonight.

Over to you boys and girls?
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday October 6th 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Re: Spoilers For Thursday October 6th 2011

SAMURAI in the SUGARS round.
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Sep 28, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Pizza and salad tonight, everyone else?
by Douglas Wilson
Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday September 13th 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 974

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday September 13th 2011

After controversially escaping defeat last Wednesday I went and read the recap/spoilers thread for last Wednesday - what was the controversy? Sounds exciting. The fact that he buzzed in with 0.25 seconds to go in the conundrum, and he clearly looked like he blagged the answer. It's been mentioned n...
by Douglas Wilson
Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Nick Hewer, YOU'RE HIRED!!!
Replies: 204
Views: 21773

Re: STELLING TO GO!!!!!!!!

Who is playing in the specials, James?
by Douglas Wilson
Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Making a smoked salmon salad tonight.

Over to you?
by Douglas Wilson
Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th July 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 26)
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Re: Monday 11th July 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 26)

I'm sure when you were on the show you said you studied history???
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday July 6th 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1239

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday July 6th 2011

PAROTIDS in Round 9
by Douglas Wilson
Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday July 5th 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1017

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday July 5th 2011

What did you not like about Gareth?

Genuinely have no idea, only saw one of his games and he seemed like your bog standard contestant.
by Douglas Wilson
Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Friday 1st July Spoilers
Replies: 24
Views: 1540

Friday 1st July Spoilers

End of the week, new month, new Champion. Yup after several close shaves Andrew has finally been displaced from the Champions chair, which is quite unfortunate for him as one or two more wins would've made him a shoe in for the finals. Find out in just over two hours how the new champ Gareth Lee far...
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Thursday 30th June Spoilers
Replies: 17
Views: 1091

Thursday 30th June Spoilers

We hit the end of the month with Andrew still in the chair having survived four tough games.

Can he make it 5 out of 5 today?
by Douglas Wilson
Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Tuesday 28th June Spoilers
Replies: 25
Views: 1869

Tuesday 28th June Spoilers

Andrew 'Drew' Haliburton is slowly but surely getting more comfortable in the Champions' Chair, can he make it a hat trick of victories today?
by Douglas Wilson
Sat Jun 25, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown specials: The Secret's Out
Replies: 80
Views: 5783

Re: Countdown specials: The Secret's Out

Heard a rumour some more specials have been filmed recently, can anyone (James) confirm or deny?
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July
Replies: 125
Views: 18612

Re: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July

Soph K wrote:It is the day before I go on holiday on Italy so am not certain about it yet. (Therefore Joseph also.) Will get back to you soon.
The forum will be quiet that week.
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday June 21st 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1260

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday June 21st 2011

Who's Alex?
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Thursday 23rd June Spoilers
Replies: 6
Views: 905

Re: Thursday 23rd June Spoilers

MURIATES R13
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Thursday 23rd June Spoilers
Replies: 6
Views: 905

Thursday 23rd June Spoilers

We're reaching the closing stages of the working week. Matt survived a tough challenge yesterday to become a half octochamp can he make it 5 of the best today?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Wednesday 22nd June Spoilers
Replies: 17
Views: 1740

Re: Wednesday 22nd June Spoilers

Happy Birthday to her!

What did you get her?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Wednesday 22nd June Spoilers
Replies: 17
Views: 1740

Wednesday 22nd June Spoilers

Today is Wednesday and having so far racked up 3 wins, copper Matt has the chance to become half an Octochamp today.

Find out later :) :D ;) 8-) :lol: :ugeek:
by Douglas Wilson
Sat Jun 04, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who Do You Want In The COC?
Replies: 24
Views: 1985

Who Do You Want In The COC?

As unlikely as it seems that there will be one, I'm sure 99% of people want to see another COC. This thread is for discussion as who you'd want/expect to see in the line up and who you would want/expect to win. Kirk, Chris, Oliver, Jack, Ed, plus 65 winner would presumebly be dead certs. Leaving 11 ...
by Douglas Wilson
Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: COMPUTER GAMES!
Replies: 45
Views: 2497

Re: COMPUTER GAMES!

Any football manager fans?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ever contestants
Replies: 506
Views: 156564

Re: Best ever contestants

Update?
by Douglas Wilson
Tue May 31, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9196

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Homemade burgers tonight.

Everyone else?
by Douglas Wilson
Tue May 31, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 31st 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2542

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 31st 2011

Just out of interest were the two conundrums shown the only two that actually happened or were there more that were cut. I remember someone saying in this game there were four, although only two were shown: http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_4825 Also does anybody know if there's ever been an episode ...
by Douglas Wilson
Thu May 05, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Favourite Televised Game Of Countdown Ever
Replies: 23
Views: 1945

Favourite Televised Game Of Countdown Ever

You can define 'favourite' how you like (quality of play, entertaining contestants, closeness, good comeback the list goes on) and you can nominate a game that you were personally involved in.

I'll be unoriginal and say Innis v Chris.
by Douglas Wilson
Wed May 04, 2011 11:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 455
Views: 99311

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

Why was Soph ignored?
by Douglas Wilson
Tue May 03, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday May 3rd 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1521

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday May 3rd 2011

Love how much you hate Rhys doing the recaps, James.
by Douglas Wilson
Sun Apr 24, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Talent
Replies: 21
Views: 2195

Re: New Talent

So to confirm, if you're an apterite then you're not allowed on Countdown any more?
by Douglas Wilson
Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:13 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Talent
Replies: 21
Views: 2195

Re: New Talent

Why?
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Talent
Replies: 21
Views: 2195

New Talent

As enjoyable as this series has been, we've only had two really big guns from apterous in Ed and Adam; compared to last series when the top 6 were all top players. Looking at the pro ranks the ones that stick out that haven't been on are James Ngyuen, Dale Levell, Hugh Binnie, Thomas Cappleman, Josh...
by Douglas Wilson
Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What University Did You Go To/Are you at/Are you going to?
Replies: 65
Views: 7698

Re: What University Did You Go To/Are you at/Are you going t

So far then: Exeter Matt Morrison* Brian Moore* Thames Valley Matt Morrison* Open Brian Moore* Hull Ryan Taylor Surrey Martin Bishop LSHTM Michael Wallace Leicester Ben Wilson Sheffield Dinos Sfyris Ben Hunter Warwick Mike Brown Phil Reynolds James Hall Graeme Cole Cambridge Charlie Reams Jack Hurst...
by Douglas Wilson
Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Oh my (holi)daysssssssss 2011
Replies: 53
Views: 3088

Re: Oh my (holi)daysssssssss 2011

@ Matt, where abouts in India; its something me and my other half have looked at many a time over the last few years but just haven't got round to yet.
@ James, I thought you were banned?