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by Tom S
Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 136
Views: 46549

Re: Countdowners in the news

Not necessarily "news", but forgot to mention that Elliott Mellor came up as a potential candidate on this year's edition of The Masked Singer ;) https://twitter.com/markgrimshaw16/stat ... 1869405184
by Tom S
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Episodes of 8/10 Cats Does Countdown
Replies: 14
Views: 8372

Re: New Episodes of 8/10 Cats Does Countdown

Paul Anderson wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:48 am
Their CD ability seems decent, but I've always found the show too slow-paced. A few more rounds would make the comedy feel less forced.
Inclined to agree- I think they spend too much time at the beginning talking to the players.
by Tom S
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Episodes of 8/10 Cats Does Countdown
Replies: 14
Views: 8372

Re: New Episodes of 8/10 Cats Does Countdown

Found it quite an enjoyable episode tbh in general. Some of the players on Catsdown are definitely better than some we see on the normal show. I reckon Jon Richardson would stand a good chance of becoming an octochamp if he was on the standard variant. Other decent players I can think of are Victori...
by Tom S
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 298653

Re: Ask Graeme?

3 of Conor Travers' prelim opponent's have since re-appeared as contestants on the show. Is this the most re-appearing contestant's from a particular octochamp's prelim run?
by Tom S
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 136
Views: 46549

Re: Countdowners in the news

https://twitter.com/mattletiss7/status/ ... 2738713601 Seems a bit like Matt Le Tissier has gone off his rocker.
by Tom S
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: ZoomDown finals!
Replies: 32
Views: 1478

Re: ZoomDown finals!

Further congratulations to Conor and Jonathan for a tense and exciting final, and to team Zoomdown for providing something different to occupy us all on a Monday and Thursday evening. Look forward to a second series and other projects. Psst... am open for a chance at redemption should you need a con...
by Tom S
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)

Total Maxes: 98/120 (81.7%) Are you sure? I just looked through the games on the wiki, and although I don't trust my count as I got different answers each time, I counted 95 the first time and 94 the second, both of which are quite far from 98. I could very well be wrong :) I'll double check :) EDI...
by Tom S
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)

So that's it for now. Given that the series will be extended until December, there may be a chance for more than 8 octochamps, and it would be a great shame if any of the current players were not to make it. I'll be interested to see if the upcoming octochamps can maintain the standard!
by Tom S
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)

And finally for the time being, David Kempshall: Current Seed: 5 Wins: 8 Points: 732 (91.5 per game) Total Maxes: 39/120 (33.3%) Letters Maxes: 15 /80 (18.75%) Badged Words: 2 Medalled Words: 1 B: Fabrics, Overhead M: Breather (joint accolade alongside his opponent) Numbers Maxes: 18/32 (56.25%) 6S:...
by Tom S
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)

Phil Hulme: Current Seed: 4 Games won: 8 Points: 789 (98.63 per game) Total maxes: 63/120 (52.5%) Letters Maxes: 40/80 (50%) Badged Words: 1 Medalled Words: 4 B: Collagen M: Sonicate, Rivieras, Montera, Radious Numbers Maxes: 21/32 (65.6%) 6S: 2/4 (50%) 1L: 12/19 (55%) 2L: 6/7 (85.7%) 3L: 1/1 (100%)...
by Tom S
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)

Ryan Styles: Current seed: 3 Games won: 8 Points: 820 (102.5 per game) Total maxes: 53/120 (45.8%) Letters Maxes: 30/80 (37.5%) Badged Words: 2 Medalled Words: 5 B: Cuticle, Moulters M: Cloaking, Starched, Roadsters, Unamused, Defying (joint accolade with his opponent) Numbers Maxes: 19 /32 (59.4%) ...
by Tom S
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)

Now for Ian Volante: Current seed: 2 Wins: 8 Points: 826 (103.25 per game) Total maxes: 61/120 (50.8%) Letters Maxes: 36/80 (45%) Badged Words: 3 Medalled Words: 1 B: Overbids (a joint accolade alongside his opponent), Theatres, Unretire M: Crowner Numbers Maxes: 19/32 (59.4%) 6S: 1/2 (50%) 1L: 15/2...
by Tom S
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Series 82 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilerific!)

Seeing as I've got a bit of time on my hands, I thought I'd continue with the player analysis. As before, I'll start with the current octochamps, and then the remaining finalists when the time comes around. Starting with the mighty Luke Johnson-Davies Current Seed: 1 Wins: 8 Points: 1024 (128 per ga...
by Tom S
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 298653

Re: Ask Graeme?

I've had a tacit assumption that over the years the standard of the top contestants has generally risen while the standard of 'most' contestants has slightly dipped. I don't think there's much point testing the first part, but how about the second? I'd say that this is an accurate assumption, but w...
by Tom S
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 6803

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

There is a thing called a Sky+ box, or whatever people use..., I’ve been doing it for 13 years...😛😛😛 Some people like myself live in a household which is not with the times TV-wise and don't have a device which can do that ha :) You have a house but no hard disk attached to your television? I wonde...
by Tom S
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 6803

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

Have you tried channel 4? I have it recorded under the normal regime for daily Countdown! Presumably that's why there are no spoilers for these games. You mean just record it off the telly? I haven't done that sort of thing for years! I'm not sure if I'll fit a VHS tape in! There is a thing called ...
by Tom S
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 6803

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

Looks like it's Champion of Champions XIV starting tomorrow for the next 3 weeks... And the More4 shows seem to have vanished too... Was this on today? Can't find on All 4. I similarly cannot access it on All4 at the moment. Cannot get it on All4 today either at the moment. Don't know if other's ar...
by Tom S
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: When Countdown episodes run out
Replies: 80
Views: 6803

Re: When Countdown episodes run out

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:15 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:47 pm
Looks like it's Champion of Champions XIV starting tomorrow for the next 3 weeks...

And the More4 shows seem to have vanished too...
Was this on today? Can't find on All 4.
I similarly cannot access it on All4 at the moment.
by Tom S
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 269
Views: 97618

Re: What films have you watched lately?

The Eurovision Song Contest : The Story of Fire Saga. This was a fun silly campy film. I'm not sure Americans will get it but if you like Eurovision you will like this Even Will Ferrell is not annoying , which is hard to achieve It's #1 in the US Netflix charts, so obviously opening the contest up ...
by Tom S
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ever televised game?
Replies: 25
Views: 5982

Re: Best ever televised game?

Zarte-Philip Grand FInal is probably the strongest ever Grand Final game in my opinion.
by Tom S
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 82 Awards
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Series 82 Awards

Not sure as to whether many are interested, but seeing as there is a bit of a halt regarding new Countdown content, I thought it'd be interesting to see what folks on here have thought about the current, postponed series, by using awards (which I believe has been done in the past on here) I.e. 1. Be...
by Tom S
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Unusual Fears/Phobias
Replies: 22
Views: 1190

Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Anyway, to put this thread back on track, I have a phobia of dogs. All dogs. It's my biggest failing, really, I can't be anywhere near them. I am also a bit phobic of dogs, due to an incident with one as a child. I am sure my relationship would be different if the incident hadn't occurred. But, get...
by Tom S
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 697
Views: 151912

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Paul Anderson wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:34 pm
Folk who don't like The Beatles
I've never met anyone who dislikes ABBA, on a similar note.
by Tom S
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Unusual Fears/Phobias
Replies: 22
Views: 1190

Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:21 pm
It's not really a fear or phobia, but I've never liked sticky labels, like price labels or on fruit etc.
I can understand that, they do often leave a sticky mark on the particular item, which can be annoying if you want to eat it.
by Tom S
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Unusual Fears/Phobias
Replies: 22
Views: 1190

Unusual Fears/Phobias

I'll start off with E-Fit's.
by Tom S
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 5871

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013

I had an alternative for 625, too: ((8 - 1) × 100) - (9 × 8) - 3
by Tom S
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 298653

Re: Ask Graeme?

Many thanks.
by Tom S
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 298653

Re: Ask Graeme?

Hi Graeme, What is the biggest decrease in score of a champion from one game to the next, in which they had won both of the games? .This is applicable to all types of 15R's. I'd have a punt and say it was Jodine Lawrence from S79, who got 117 in her debut, and 75 in the next game, but thought I'd a...
by Tom S
Sun May 31, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 298653

Re: Ask Graeme?

Hi Graeme, What is the biggest decrease in score of a champion from one game to the next, in which they had won both of the games? .This is applicable to all types of 15R's. I'd have a punt and say it was Jodine Lawrence from S79, who got 117 in her debut, and 75 in the next game, but thought I'd as...
by Tom S
Mon May 25, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Favourite beverage , non alcoholic.
Replies: 17
Views: 667

Re: Favourite beverage , non alcoholic.

Marc Meakin wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 9:43 am
Tom S wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 6:12 am
Orangeade
You should try sparkling water with orange cordial
Thanks for the recommendation. Cordial sounds up my street but I detest sparkling water! :)
by Tom S
Mon May 25, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Favourite beverage , non alcoholic.
Replies: 17
Views: 667

Re: Favourite beverage , non alcoholic.

Orangeade
by Tom S
Sat May 02, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Beat the Chasers
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: Beat the Chasers

Quite liked the format, but it did feel very Americanized on occasions.
by Tom S
Sat May 02, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 282
Views: 97329

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

The opponent yesterday looked just like Tony Robinson.
by Tom S
Fri May 01, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 1st May 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: Spoilers For Friday 1st May 2020

Well done to David. Think he deserved that 8th win after overcoming all of the close games, but he did it in style with a great score and PB. Nice way to round the games off. Plus on another note (I suppose a testament to the standard this series), but 773 is quite a high total considering he's the ...
by Tom S
Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 30th April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 86)
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 30th April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 86)

James Robinson wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:23 pm

Goodness me, David got away with that one BIG TIME!!! Clearly, a couple of days in early lockdown situation can't be good for the brain.
Don't think he can be blamed given his opponent's choice of T-shirt!! Enough to put any player off :)
by Tom S
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 30th April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 86)
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Spoilers for 30th April 2020

David hasn't half had some close runs! Made for good television, though. He has had his strong conundrum game to thank. Found the handshake gesture at the end rather amusing- guess it's default for some contestants to offer a handshake at the end, but not the best idea given the climate then!
by Tom S
Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday 29th April 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday 29th April 2020

James Robinson wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:22 pm
Don't think I've seen a player have quotation marks in his name on the show before.... :P :P
Seen a chap on the Wiki called Emanuele "Spud" Grillo.
by Tom S
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 27 April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 83)
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Spoilers for Monday 27 April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 83)

Tough luck for Andy. Good game which went down to the wire....
by Tom S
Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 81)
Replies: 12
Views: 779

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 81)

Rachel at the coaching again today. Would it have left a sour taste if a contestant won because Rachel had helped them specifically? Wasn't far off happening today. I think it's a perfectly legitimate thing to do- it wasn't as if Rachel was saying "PICK 6 SMALL IF YOU WANT A CHANCE OF GETTING A CRU...
by Tom S
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 81)
Replies: 12
Views: 779

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 81)

Rachel at the coaching again today. Would it have left a sour taste if a contestant won because Rachel had helped them specifically? Wasn't far off happening today. I think it's a perfectly legitimate thing to do- it wasn't as if Rachel was saying "PICK 6 SMALL IF YOU WANT A CHANCE OF GETTING A CRU...
by Tom S
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 80)
Replies: 5
Views: 325

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 80)

Hopefully David can stop the octochamp oasis from suffering from drought. Good score and he had seen off another solid player (who came across very well) and should have stuck around for at least another game or so. Would be quite something if David can win the last 7 games, so we don't have a carr...
by Tom S
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 80)
Replies: 5
Views: 325

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 80)

Hopefully David can stop the octochamp oasis from suffering from drought. Good score and he had seen off another solid player (who came across very well) and should have stuck around for at least another game or so.
by Tom S
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 17th April 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Re: Spoilers For Friday 17th April 2020

I think he buzzed in thinking he had the answer, then realised he was wrong and tried to fudge things, it feels to me as if 1.25 secs is a bit late for a "Hansford", unless what he did factors in as doing one. I always thought it was about buzzing in immediately, and then attempting an answer.
by Tom S
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 17th April 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Spoilers For Friday 17th April 2020

Shame for Giuseppe. A likeable character who played very well on the letters rounds considering English is bot his native language. Jez seems a likeable player though who is clearly enjoying the experience, whicn makes him good to watch.
by Tom S
Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Bank Holiday Monday 13th April 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Spoilers For Bank Holiday Monday 13th April 2020

Nice start by Gemma, beat me with REUNIONS in R11. 8-) STAMINODE in R1. 2nd Numbers Alt.: ((50 - 7) x 9) + 10 = 397 4th Numbers Alt.: ((100 - 3 - 3) x 2) + 1 = 189 Yes I agree, her numbers were a bit dubious but she saw off a good champ who made an error too many in the game. Interested to see how ...
by Tom S
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Good Friday 10th April 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Spoilers For Good Friday 10th April 2020

Declan was quite good today with 7 maxes- seems good with the numbers rounds in particular.
by Tom S
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1383
Views: 298653

Re: Ask Graeme?

A possibly obscure Q, but yesterday's player Sean McCarthy beat a Daniel in his opening game and then lost to a Danny in his next game. How many people have beaten and then lost to the 2 respective players who have had the same forename? (or a derivative).
by Tom S
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 59)
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: Tuesday 24th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 59)

Mike won 63-60, according to someone who accessed the recording.
by Tom S
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 3rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 67)
Replies: 9
Views: 892

Re: Spoilers for Friday 3rd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 67)

Well done Sean- a great performance. Well done with the 9 and Capitao, notably. Look forward to seeing more good stuff!
On a separate note, the quality on the show has been higher than normal for preliminaries this week, with some good games being shown....
by Tom S
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 697
Views: 151912

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Those who think that it's not the occasion to do April Fool's Jokes today. Yes, it's a bit insensitive if your joke is about the virus, but really you're just a bit too uptight if you are saying things like that, which I have been hearing.
by Tom S
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 30th March 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 698

Spoilers for Monday 30th March 2020

Faye put the long break to good use- would be nice to see another female octochamp....
by Tom S
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 2nd March 2020 (Series 82, Episode 43)
Replies: 0
Views: 218

Monday 2nd March 2020 (Series 82, Episode 43)

Countdown recap for Monday 2nd March 2020. C1: Challenger Evadne Fisher. An Actress and Teacher of Speech and Drama from Nottingham. Last year, she was an adjudicator at the debut Oratory Festival in Beijing, in which the participants had their English skills tested. Probably done some Jenny Eclair ...
by Tom S
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)
Replies: 4
Views: 423

Re: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)

Nicely done, Tom. Just made a few tiny tweaks, but more than happy with this. :) Thanks James! I can move onto to the March games to avoid any overlapping as it will hopefully avoid some confusion :) You can do, but I did have to make quite a few alterations to the second one, as you missed quite a...
by Tom S
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)
Replies: 4
Views: 423

Re: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)

James Robinson wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:22 pm
Nicely done, Tom. Just made a few tiny tweaks, but more than happy with this. :)
Thanks James! I can move onto to the March games to avoid any overlapping as it will hopefully avoid some confusion :)
by Tom S
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Wednesday 5th February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 25)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 February 2020. C1: Champion John Barlow (3 wins, 262 points.) A Retired Civil Servant from Glasgow. Playing at a comfortable pace so far. C2: Challenger Alan Byers. A Retired Driver from Ardrossan, Ayrshire. A former golfer who enjoys supporting Celtic FC, watching At...
by Tom S
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: NHS-worship
Replies: 28
Views: 1712

Re: NHS-worship

I forgot about the hand-clap. A bit embarrassing when it seems like practically everyone in town did it. Hopefully there is another one soon so I can pay my respects.
by Tom S
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 24)
Replies: 0
Views: 218

Tuesday 4th February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 24)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 February 2020. C1: Champion John Barlow (2 wins, 172 points.). Retired Civil Servant from Glasgow looking for win #3 today. C2: Challenger Craig Macauley. A Retired History Teacher from Preston. A Man United season ticket holder (which will undoubtedly put him in Rachel...
by Tom S
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)
Replies: 4
Views: 423

Monday 3rd February 2020 (Series 82, Episode 23)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 February 2020. 1st time doing a recap, do be kind! :) C1: Champion John Barlow (1 win, 86 points.) A Retired Civil Servant from Glasgow. Beat fellow Scot "Wee" Veronica Brown 86-64 last Friday. C2: Challenger Matt Johnson. A Freelance Translator and Proofreader from Shil...
by Tom S
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 461
Views: 114048

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

Hi James, Was thinking of potentially contributing to doing some of these recaps whilst I can- I can do the most recent shows, i.e. Phil's run, today's upcoming show or can continue on from where you are at. Would be nice to get some more recaps up, especially whilst most of us are at home :) Thank...
by Tom S
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 461
Views: 114048

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

Hi James, Was thinking of potentially contributing to doing some of these recaps whilst I can- I can do the most recent shows, i.e. Phil's run, today's upcoming show or can continue on from where you are at. Would be nice to get some more recaps up, especially whilst most of us are at home :) Thanks...