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by Julian Fell
Sun Nov 02, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Retirement
Replies: 22
Views: 1950

Retirement

I'm sorry to say I'm going to retire from unofficial Countdown competitions (online and real-life) with immediate effect - there are various reasons but it boils down to the fact that I've gradually lost interest in and enthusiasm for the game, and there's no point in trying to compete with some of ...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST - starting mid-September
Replies: 302
Views: 11639

Re: COGST - starting mid-September

Yeah I did see your post, cheers Paul. I can't do tonight or tomorrow night but should be able to do Friday, Saturday or Sunday if you can make it then?

Sorry for the difficulty getting through to me before, internet connection is sorted out now (fingers crossed)
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST Plate final - Reams vs. Gardner
Replies: 6
Views: 1131

Re: COGST Plate final - Reams vs. Gardner

http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=6652 We're still having a debate about TINKLER as we think it might actually be a dictionary error as it's been allowed before on Apterous... can anyone look at this? TINKLER was wrongly allowed on TV fairly recently, Martin, that's probably where you'll ha...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST SF - David O'Donnell vs. Julian Fell
Replies: 3
Views: 891

Re: COGST SF - David O'Donnell vs. Julian Fell

Fair enough David, I thought NATROLITE^ sounded like a wild caution-to-the-wind guess, but you obviously had good reason to think that it would be in. I would just say though, and it isn't just against you David - but if a person gets a non-crucial conundrum, that doesn't necessarily mean they would...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2009
Replies: 167
Views: 10500

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2009

So are you not coming to COLin then Corby? Forgive me, I can never work out whether you're joking or not (as you know). You're on Ben's 'provisional entrants' list on his site anyway
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What would you put into Room 101?
Replies: 60
Views: 3087

Re: What would you put into Room 101?

Put Ann Widdecombe into Room 101 please guys. Thanks
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: No God on the bus.
Replies: 83
Views: 5318

Re: No God on the bus.

David O'Donnell wrote:it's ludicrous to debate something which will always be speculatory
But that's kind of what we do most of the time on this forum... :)
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Careful Editing of Countdown
Replies: 27
Views: 2601

Re: Careful Editing of Countdown

Again this is nowhere near matching Simon's example, but from DC guest Sir Tim Rice during my CofC first-round match, after DC had come up with PROLINE: "That's a queue outside a brothel"
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown !Gotcha!
Replies: 22
Views: 2887

Re: Countdown !Gotcha!

Yeah I'd be interested in seeing it (even just the 7-minute condensed version) as well if anyone knows where I can get it. I think RW mentioned in his memoir 'Himoff' that the full uncut version is quite a prized commodity on the black market!
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Nicole HUTCHINGS!!!! & How do you become a recapper?
Replies: 16
Views: 1139

Re: Nicole HUTCHINGS!!!! & How do you become a recapper?

David O'Donnell wrote: You can always use the "Corby" method of becoming a recapper:

1. Pick a day that suits you;

2. Identify who currently does that day;

3. Then pick on them remorselessly until they have no option but to completely abandon the site ;) .

This is the method of champions!
:lol:
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:13 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: History repeats itself
Replies: 27
Views: 1601

Re: History repeats itself

Yes, a huge disappointment. It's always been obvious that Countdown wasn't Craig's priority (which makes it even more remarkable that he produced the phenomenal standards he did), but this is still a shock. It's like Federer & Nadal both pulling out of Wimbledon :( . I know I've said it before, but ...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:05 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CoC XIII Discussion Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 9098

Re: CoC XIII Discussion Thread

Very glad to hear that the CofC is going ahead to be shown in January as originally planned, Damian - although to be fair, I don't think Paul's (and my) assumption that it would be put off was an unreasonable one; in any field of life, you don't normally expect newcomers to be saddled with the most ...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:52 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CountMax errors
Replies: 727
Views: 49331

Re: CountMax errors

Can PLEROMA be pluralized? It's tagged with [in sing.], but so is INRUSH and INRUSHES was allowed back in CoC XII: Matt Shore against Chris Cummins. As far as I know the [in sing.] marking has always been (effectively) disregarded by DC in the past - as well as INRUSHES, the example that comes to m...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Host
Replies: 264
Views: 15491

Re: New Host

There must be an official announcement very imminent, if they're going to be recording with the new hosts at the end of November... is Corby going to be the new Carol? :)
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: FAO Charlie/Damian/Kate/Lara
Replies: 38
Views: 2265

Re: FAO Charlie/Damian/Kate/Lara

Just to say sorry if I baffled / bored everyone, I thought I had a valid point but Damian and Mike both say I misinterpreted, so fair enough, I accept that. Sorry guys... "aww big hug" as Jono would say
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Parking conundrum
Replies: 18
Views: 1552

Re: Parking conundrum

David, you'd better be there, if the CofC's missing Beevers AND you, it'll be lame :( I did get through last time with the student card even though it was out of date This reminds me of a passage from one of Bill Bryson's articles, collected in 'Notes from a Big Country', which was something like: "...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:31 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: [20081024] Friday 24th October, S59, G70
Replies: 9
Views: 1348

Re: [20081024] Friday 24th October, S59, G70

Yeah just to very belatedly say well done to Charlie on a great run (which obviously isn't over yet) - illness and a malfunctioning internet connection meant it took me a while to get through your last few games, so sorry if I haven't commented before now. As mentioned before, you beat me on a fair ...
by Julian Fell
Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST - starting mid-September
Replies: 302
Views: 11639

Re: COGST - starting mid-September

Sorry for delay in replying, can't do tonight (Sunday) but I should be able to do any evening this coming week except Tues, if that's all right with you Paul?
by Julian Fell
Tue Oct 21, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: FAO Charlie/Damian/Kate/Lara
Replies: 38
Views: 2265

Re: FAO Charlie/Damian/Kate/Lara

Maybe Julian is getting a trifle jealous. :mrgreen: Yeah definitely ;) All it is Damian is that a couple of times now you've made (what looked like) sharp replies to extremely innocuous posts by Mike, which I thought were uncalled for given everything Mike's done for the show. If I were Mike I woul...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CoC XIII Discussion Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 9098

Re: CoC XIII Discussion Thread

Yeah I'd be interested to know what the plans are for the show now - I'm assuming like Paul that the CofC will be put off, but haven't heard anything concrete. And will there be a big break between the end of series 59 and the start of the first post-Carol series, or just the usual two or three week...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:23 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: FAO Charlie/Damian/Kate/Lara
Replies: 38
Views: 2265

Re: FAO Charlie/Damian/Kate/Lara

Would that be the same Damian who went to the trouble of inviting you to Carol's last show, the after-party and got you tickets for the QF's and SF's of this series, Mike? Hmmm. You can tell i don't like you. Cheeky sausage. :roll: Although Mike has for 25 years spent a huge portion of his free tim...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:07 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What 'allowable words' rules would you like to have?
Replies: 71
Views: 3370

Re: What 'allowable words' rules would you like to have?

John Douglas wrote:you can always count different categories or classes of mass nouns.
Er, no you can't :?
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:02 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Are contestants seeded from the beginning of the series?
Replies: 19
Views: 1412

Re: Are contestants seeded from the beginning of the series?

Hmm... this is interesting, especially the categorical way Charlie and Jono replied (as usual, I'm not sure to what extent they're taking the piss...) Around the time I was on - especially following the neverending run of octochamps in series 47 - people were making this same claim, that the produce...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:50 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CountMax errors
Replies: 727
Views: 49331

Re: CountMax errors

Yeah, it's the same in the ODE2r Gevin. PIQUETS should be on your list, Jim. Also FILABEG(S) shouldn't be on the list.
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday, 17th October
Replies: 48
Views: 3304

Re: Spoilers for Friday, 17th October

From 4oD, Matt. Charlie, EXORCISE was a fantastic spot (double darren as well!) - knocked me right into touch. So that's three shows in a row you've beaten me on a letters round :( Strange opponent too, as a few others have remarked. He had a few rounds where he was pretty decent - indeed, PARODY wa...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:29 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th of October
Replies: 43
Views: 1949

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16th of October

Poor old challenger... not much went right for him, four words disallowed, SPOILED when DESPOILS was there, and then Susie making him spell BATTENED and drawing the mistake when he was already 67 points behind just put the tin lid on it! Can't help feeling a bit sorry for him, although not faulting ...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:15 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: [20081017] Friday 17th October, S59, G65
Replies: 10
Views: 1299

Re: [20081017] Friday 17th October, S59, G65

It took me about 10 hours to do my recap of Kai's last game :lol: to be fair I did make it into a bit of a five-volume novel, and while you don't have to (and probably shouldn't) go to those lengths, nor should you, IMHO, see recapping as a bang-them-out-as-fast-as-possible exercise... I think most ...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2009
Replies: 167
Views: 10500

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2009

Corby's put his name down! Yay! Would be good to meet you Jon, if you can make it
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:01 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Curious...
Replies: 32
Views: 1667

Re: Curious...

Yikes... only just seen this thread. Really unlucky Charlie, that's gutting. It's an absolute nightmare to be in that position. Other than the invasion of space, the sense of powerlessness is probably the worst thing, when you have a pretty good idea who did it / was involved with it, but can't do a...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What will you do for my next birthday?
Replies: 14
Views: 1130

Re: What will you do for my next birthday?

Good for you, Jason
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1926
Views: 230982

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Jason Larsen wrote:Come on, Junaid! Chant it with me! Jeff! Jeff! Jeff!
:lol: :lol: :lol: Oh Jason, you do crack me up
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1926
Views: 230982

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Anyway, I'll be going up for the finals next week... The finals are being recorded next week?? Wow that's sooner than I thought. Was going to say that Charlie kept that quiet, but I suppose he couldn't mention it because it would be seen as a spoiler that he was going to be there! Not that I know h...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 15 October 2008, Series 59, Game 63
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Re: Wednesday 15 October 2008, Series 59, Game 63

BOLASES is fine Joseph, BOLAS is a noun and not specified as a mass noun, so DC aren't going to split hairs about it
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 15 October (Reams' debut)
Replies: 51
Views: 3438

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 15 October (Reams' debut)

Nice one Charlie! Not only a record for users online, but also for replies to a spoiler thread, surely? Well done for a great display, and you came across v well ("he likes reading the dictionary, lifting weights and eating cheese", lol), though you didn't look too overjoyed at the end :) Maybe it w...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Official Thread of Brag
Replies: 1174
Views: 101302

Re: Official Thread of Brag

vs. Rich Priest, remember?
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 May 2003
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 May 2003

Martin Gardner wrote: DOORCASES is apparently valid now
It was actually in the NODE as well - hard to find though, you have to look under DOOR FRAME (same in the ODE2r)
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Official Thread of Brag
Replies: 1174
Views: 101302

Re: Official Thread of Brag

Joseph, if you mean is it the largest margin for that particular format, I don't know. If you mean is it the largest margin for any Apterous game, I think Kirk may know of a game where there was a larger one ;)
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CountMax errors
Replies: 727
Views: 49331

Re: CountMax errors

WHITIER and WHITIEST shouldn't be in your wordlist Jim - they're not in the ODE2r (may have been in the ODE2, I don't know). The former came up in my COGST semi vs. David O.
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST - starting mid-September
Replies: 302
Views: 11639

Re: COGST - starting mid-September

Just to say I've finally got round to recapping my SF vs. David which was played on Monday evening (thanks to Rich Priest for hosting)... Score was David 81-105 Julian, so I go through to the Final and will be hoping to cause an upset against no. 1 seed Paul. Am also out for revenge after Paul beat ...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST SF - David O'Donnell vs. Julian Fell
Replies: 3
Views: 891

COGST SF - David O'Donnell vs. Julian Fell

Countdown recap for Monday 13 October 2008. C1: Challenger David O'Donnell. C2: Challenger Julian Fell. DC: Rich Priest CV: Carol Vorderman (actually Grand Theft Jono and Dan Van). OT: Other words or solutions. R01: A O I V S D B A X R02: D T D E O O A G E R03: I A O R R S N I Z R04: D A O F M J E L...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST QF- WILSON vs HOWE Now with shiny RECAP!
Replies: 13
Views: 1334

Re: COGST QF- WILSON vs HOWE Now with shiny RECAP!

Joseph, you're obviously including words with a U in them somewhere, just not immediately following the Q - in which case BURQAS is good for Countdown as well
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 213130

Re: Feature requests

Although they're somewhat larger projects than the ones mentioned recently, I do think there should be a 'consensual overrule decision' and 'consensual replay round' option for Apterous tournament games. It's a bit rough if both players agree the computer's ruling on whether a word is or isn't allow...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: ratings
Replies: 37
Views: 1998

Re: ratings

Paul and Damian, the conundrum on Apterous was originally set so that you had to press the first letter of the answer on the keyboard to 'buzz in', but Charlie changed it to give you the option of just clicking on the first letter, because Gevin said that having to press the first letter gave an unf...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What 'allowable words' rules would you like to have?
Replies: 71
Views: 3370

Re: What 'allowable words' rules would you like to have?

I agree with the suggestions Charlie made in the last paragraph of his first post. Bear in mind that a dictionary for general use will never be able to be 100% certain on every single possible "is it or isn't it allowed" issue in a word game; that's just not a realistic expectation. But I agree that...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 14 October
Replies: 17
Views: 1152

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 14 October

Hmm, big change in the studio atmosphere following Kai's departure, and having a schoolmarmish contestant (she could have cracked a smile when offering a word which was almost spelt out, ffs) and a schoolmarmish DC guest didn't help. I kind of wondered, on the few occasions when the audience laughed...
by Julian Fell
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th October
Replies: 23
Views: 1453

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th October

To begin with I never used to write anything down, but as my audition approached I realized I'd have to start doing so. So I started writing all the rounds one below the other on one piece of paper (like most people do), and immediately my ability level changed from Roger Federer to Alex Bogdanovic ...
by Julian Fell
Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13 October 2008 (Series 59 Prelim 61)
Replies: 3
Views: 733

Monday 13 October 2008 (Series 59 Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 October 2008. C1: Champion Kai Laddiman (7 wins, 651 points.) C2: Challenger Richard Pascoe. DC: Susie Dent and Nicholas Owen. CV: Carol Vorderman. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: Y B A O D P E S M R02: F D U O L R A I G R03: L O T E S A W X P R04: R T E O G N O U N ...
by Julian Fell
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST QF- WILSON vs HOWE Now with shiny RECAP!
Replies: 13
Views: 1334

Re: COGST QF- WILSON vs HOWE Now with shiny RECAP!

Really well played both :shock: great stuff

Although you have labelled the thread "QF" :)
by Julian Fell
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: A few general queries
Replies: 16
Views: 1536

Re: A few general queries

Tom wrote:I've never been able to leave the show behind me completely (same with yourself Julian)
Yes... goodness knows I've tried, but never truly managed it :(
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 12, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST - starting mid-September
Replies: 302
Views: 11639

Re: COGST - starting mid-September

Just to warn you as well, David and Rich - I will almost certainly get disconnected at some point during the game tomorrow; it's happened each of the last three times I've hosted/played on MSN so it's a safe bet it's going to happen again. Seems to only happen once per game though so fingers crossed...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 12, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST - starting mid-September
Replies: 302
Views: 11639

Re: COGST - starting mid-September

Ah brilliant, thanks v much Rich. See you then No David, not taking the piss :? Why would I feel confident about playing you? You're an 880-point octochamp and a series champion (beating me on 4 different rounds when I was watching your series QF). You've put in some fantastic performances just in t...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 12, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday, 9th October 2008 (Series 59, Game 59)
Replies: 11
Views: 1227

Re: Thursday, 9th October 2008 (Series 59, Game 59)

This is my favourite Corbycap ever. Shame I don't have a TV right now, but this is the next best thing. You can watch the episodes on 4oD if you've got the internet in your house though Charlie (if you didn't know that, it makes me feel a lot better because it took me a while to realize it, and in ...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 10th October
Replies: 14
Views: 1155

Re: Spoilers for Friday 10th October

Kai may not be the next Conor ( :roll: ) but he is on for the pretty special achievement of solving all 8 conundrums, which I think only Mr Julian Fell has managed in the 15 round era. Conor would've done it too if he hadn't been betrayed by his communist sympathies. Am I really the only one who's ...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: A few general queries
Replies: 16
Views: 1536

Re: A few general queries

I have to say I thought Tom meant "finalist" in the sense of "player taking part in the series finals" i.e. quarter-finals onwards, but maybe I was wrong. Does cause confusion though, this overlap in meaning. Long awaited return to COLIN? didn't know it was long awaited - things have changed and I'm...
by Julian Fell
Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who has an ODE2r?
Replies: 17
Views: 1214

Re: Who has an ODE2r?

Yeah it seems to change all the time so I wouldn't say "anyone who's been on since x date will definitely have one"... when I was on everybody got the official Countdown dictionary (the NODE back then) in the goody bag; but shortly afterwards it changed to being the Shorter Oxford, then at various t...
by Julian Fell
Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday, 9th October 2008 (Series 59, Game 59)
Replies: 11
Views: 1227

Re: Thursday, 9th October 2008 (Series 59, Game 59)

Kai scored 91 on Tuesday, Jon, according to the Wiki... Zach invents a new selection nickname, with a "Samson", which is one big one and five small numbers, each small number representing a thousand Phillistines apparently. "I prefer meat and two veg" blurts out Carol somewhat bizarrely, sending Des...
by Julian Fell
Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: [20081010] Friday's game, 10th October 2008, S59 G60
Replies: 16
Views: 1324

Re: [20081010] Friday's game, 10th October 2008, S59 G60

Following Kai's first seven games I'm thinking several statonerdy-type things such as: Has there ever been an octochamp whose opponents were all male? Can Kai beat the Tom Hargreaves record (?) for consistency in octochamp-run scores? (Tom: high of 111, low of 98; Kai so far: high of 97, low of 89.....
by Julian Fell
Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 10th October
Replies: 14
Views: 1155

Re: Spoilers for Friday 10th October

Although you haven't actually played him, technically, Matt :? And yes, he's no Conor, but then not many players are, are they? (I certainly include myself in that) Anyway, a great episode to watch - the antics with POOF followed by LESI were hilarious and I'm glad they kept it in. Kai's youthful ex...
by Julian Fell
Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 9 October
Replies: 13
Views: 1054

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 9 October

Bit of a mixed bag here from Kai - some really superb spots (CAJOLES and INCAPABLE, as mentioned) but also some disappointing misses, especially on the numbers (by his high standards anyway) - although I admit he did beat me on round 5. Did anyone get PIVOTMAN in round 1?? I'd never heard of it, and...
by Julian Fell
Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COGST - starting mid-September
Replies: 302
Views: 11639

Re: COGST - starting mid-September

Ok, well at the moment I can do that time... so, please can someone volunteer to host me vs. David in the COGST semi-finals, 6pm on Monday on MSN? Thanks After Tuesday, when are you away until, David? Martin : what happens here if a) it turns out I can't do Monday, or b) David and I do play on Monda...