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by szodiac
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 5267

Re: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but Jessica and I have to pull out due to unforseen Easter engagements which have just surfaced over the weekend.
Hope to make CoLon and co.mk later in the year. Good luck to all who enter CoRead.

Mauro/Jessica
by szodiac
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 5267

Re: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018

I can now confirm Jessica and I will be able to make it, Thanks Sky TV :-)
......
Mauro
by szodiac
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 7th February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 883

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 7th February 2017

Round 8: SXLEUIGWR. Carl (in the challengers chair) tries GRUELS, Susie declares it's a ^mass noun^ but allows it because the example sentences indicate there is more than one type of GRUEL. As it turned out it wasn't crucial. But... if at the end of the day all dubious declarations are down to Susi...
by szodiac
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 27th October 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 699

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 27th October 2016

Gavin Chipper wrote:Did the challenger declare 293 in the 320 round?
That's what I heard he declared and that's what I had written down.

Also in round two (CSNDAIQRE) I also thought I heard the challenger declare six and say "dancers" !!

Mauro
by szodiac
Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: 20th-26th July shows - SPOILERS
Replies: 12
Views: 1291

Re: 20th-26th July shows - SPOILERS

clipped: In the challenger’s chair early next week (Monday I believe) is the son of series 40 runner-up Glynn Leaney, and the rumours are there is another very highly-rated Apterite and potentially one of the favourites for the series airing shortly after (on Tuesday I believe)……… :o I believe just...
by szodiac
Thu Jul 14, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday July 14th 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 854

Re: Spoilers For Thursday July 14th 2016

Tony Atkins wrote:Stephen back again. But how many animals will Chris spot?
Funny you should say that. Jessica and Natasha have been hit by the 'Pokemon Go' bug and found a WAILORD^ and ERKAN^ in rounds one and two !!

Mauro and the girls
by szodiac
Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 7 June 2016 (Series 74, Prelim 83)
Replies: 13
Views: 910

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 7 June 2016 (Series 74, Prelim 83)

Did anybody watch 15to1 beforehand. Eileen Taylor was one of the 15 contestants. The first of three possible visits :-)

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl3 - Countdown In St. Albans - Saturday 2nd July 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2975

Re: CoStAl3 - Countdown In St. Albans - Saturday 2nd July 2016

Jessica wants to know if there will be cakes this year?

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday April 6th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 48)
Replies: 8
Views: 947

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday April 6th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 48)

Hugo Newell did WELL ENOUGH yesterday but not today :-)

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 30th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 43)
Replies: 14
Views: 1437

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 30th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 43)

Steven M. McCann wrote:So Susie is now allowing offside goals? MINORISED is NOT in the Oxford Dictionary.
Susie's discretion yet again. :(

Is there a 9 in the ANGELIC (+UT) round ?

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 14th 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 14th 2016

James Robinson wrote:So, with the Cheltenham Festival taking centre stage this week, Countdown is restricted down from 5 shows to 1 show this week...
At least it affects Deal or No Deal too :D

Mauro
by szodiac
Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th March 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 35)
Replies: 9
Views: 1077

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th March 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 35)

Steven M. McCann wrote:When I heard Erica was a keen Scrabble player and Crossword buff, I thought we might have a competitive game today.
When they say they are "Scrabble players", believe me, 90% of them *ain't* Scrabble players :(

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Feb 15, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 15th 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 909

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 15th 2016

That's a lovely anagrable surname for Paul !
I wonder which one of these are allowable according to the online dictionary (I've not checked):
DAUNTERS
TRANSUDE
UNTREADS
?

Mauro
by szodiac
Thu Jan 28, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 28 January 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 4)
Replies: 9
Views: 859

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 28 January 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 4)

Have just noticed: Tim Down = MIDTOWN.

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 30th 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1030

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 30th 2015

After the events of last week in Salford, I can say that you're going to be in for a brilliant start to 2016, and it's certain everyone who was involved in it won't forget it in a hurry. 8-) 8-) 8-) clipped Are we allowed to know who the players involved are? (You don't have to mention any ratings ...
by szodiac
Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 11 November 2015 (Series 73 Prelim 91)
Replies: 16
Views: 875

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 11 November 2015 (Series 73 Prelim 91)

Jennifer Steadman wrote:This is such a good game!! JAMBEAUX probably spot of the decade as well.
It is almost one of those words one can add onto...
JA
JAM
JAMB
JAMBE
JAMBEA^
JAMBEAU
JAMBEAUX

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 2nd 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 2nd 2015

..... for those watching live, we've been moved to 3.10pm.

Mauro
by szodiac
Fri Oct 23, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoliers for S22 P48 (repeated Thursday 15 October 2015)
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Spoliers for S22 P48 (repeated Thursday 15 October 2015)

Jenny Edge was shown in the audience at the end of the episode before though if that helps. Yes, I captured that screen shot. Although had originally thought they had to cut at least one episode as Series 22 finished with an odd number of episodes. Now James informed us, and confirmed via my TV mag...
by szodiac
Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoliers for S22 P48 (repeated Thursday 15 October 2015)
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Spoliers for S22 P48 (repeated Thursday 15 October 2015)

Updating my library of pictures of Countdowners and discovered that Challenge have completely omitted this episode (Chris Waddington's sixth game v Jenny Edge) from the repeats. I wonder? [One day I'll have to give James a memory stick of all the photos I have of Countdown contestants so he can upda...
by szodiac
Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday September 18th 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Re: Spoilers For Friday September 18th 2015

James Robinson wrote:A 13 maxer followed by a 12 maxer is pretty impressive. Keep it up, Tom!! ;) :) :D
You could say Thomas is steaming thru his opponents like a tank engine !!! impressive.

He Scary Atom !!!

Mauro
by szodiac
Thu Sep 17, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday 17th September 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 952

Re: Spoilers For Thursday 17th September 2015

In round 10 (ALIENIST) Jessica saw LATINISE^ - but it's capitalised in the online dictionary. If ROMANISE is OK (it has both capital and lowercase entries) found it strange LATINISE^ wasn't as well.

Jess didn't spot the nine but saw fit not to go for OUTLAID^ in round 2 (WITHAL round).

Mauro/Jessica
by szodiac
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 14th 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 994

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 14th 2015

Edward Byrne wrote:Vulgate would be a DC beater in round 1
So would VIHUELA :D

Mauro/(Jessica got it)
by szodiac
Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday September 3rd 2015 (S73 P45)
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: Spoilers for Thursday September 3rd 2015 (S73 P45)

Jessica spotted a beater in the FORAGES opening round. GASIFORM.

Mauro
by szodiac
Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday August 7th 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Re: Spoilers For Friday August 7th 2015

R1: Tell Susie "If I turn my SAUSAGE around - it still looks like a SAUSAGE!" :-)

R14 alt (by not using the big number as it was too easy): (5 x 5) x (7 + 2)

Well done Stephen on an exemplary performance.

Mauro
by szodiac
Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 22nd August
Replies: 32
Views: 4758

Re: .co.mk - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 22nd August

Can't foresee there being any issue with a 17 year old, Mauro - this place seems to do wedding receptions etc. so there's bound to be far younger around for those. Just advise her not to be a boozehound to be safe :P Buffet had to be taken off, I'm afraid. A minimum uptake was required, and 2 out o...
by szodiac
Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday August 4th 2015 (S73 P27)
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday August 4th 2015 (S73 P27)

Tony Atkins wrote:One beater today - available in the SUNDAE/UNSEAL round.

In R13 I happily ended round early with DOMINIES and missed the 9.
Jessica and I got stuck on MINIONS in this round and also missed the 9 :(

Mauro
by szodiac
Sun Aug 02, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 22nd August
Replies: 32
Views: 4758

Re: .co.mk - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday 22nd August

Find ourselves free on Saturday 22nd !! Jessica not so keen as she has a resit exam on Monday at Brimingham Uni, but youngest Natasha is. Obviously I'd like to come too. Buffet is off you say ? Boo! Will have wanted some of that. Tasha is only 17 though. Will that be a problem as it is in a pub? Wil...
by szodiac
Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday July 21st 2015 (S73 P21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday July 21st 2015 (S73 P21)

Best game of the series by far.

Round 5: I wonder if Liam confused ECOSITES^ with a similar word COESITES^? Sadly both not allowed.

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 8th 2015 (S73 P14)
Replies: 8
Views: 898

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 8th 2015 (S73 P14)

Steven M. McCann wrote:CARTONED in the DRACONE round.
NOTECARD maybe but not CARTONED^

Mauro
by szodiac
Fri Jul 03, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 3rd July 2015 (S73 P11)
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: Spoilers for Friday 3rd July 2015 (S73 P11)

Round 1: played STIFADO in Scrabble and had it challenged off. Thought I was going mad until I now realised it was Oxford only.

933 round: In the time:
6+3=9
9x25=225
225+7=232
232x4=928
928+5=933

Jessica
by szodiac
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 1st 2015 (S73 P9)
Replies: 13
Views: 1015

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 1st 2015 (S73 P9)

Steven M. McCann wrote:OUTPASS? in round1 (as in what the Japanese women are going to do to England tonight!)
OUTPASS^ (and PASSOUT^) only OK in that other "associated" game that some people play ;)

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 1st 2015 (S73 P9)
Replies: 13
Views: 1015

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 1st 2015 (S73 P9)

Tony Atkins wrote:Oh and WOODCUT is not the only 7 from COUNTDOWN.
DUNNO !
After checking: Oh That seven :D

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 29th 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 769

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 29th 2015

Jessica was also happy about finding the duck word PINTAIL in the PLANTED round although wondering about a beater in PANTILED?
In the next round (HOUND) I also had a five. What was it? DUNNO!!

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday June 24th 2015 (S73 P4)
Replies: 21
Views: 1022

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday June 24th 2015 (S73 P4)

Jon Corby wrote:Well done again Rhys, Abby totally fell apart in the last 2/7ths of the show. Shame, I was really rooting for her :(
Me too. Abby looked alot like Laura Bertram who plays Trance Gemini in Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda.

Mauro
by szodiac
Fri Jun 12, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 12th 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1622

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 12th 2015

DEPICTORS? in the PREDICTS round. ODO says no - apterous agrees but suggests DEPICTERS is valid. I had PERIODTS for this round - it's a mass noun and a count noun :?: Great final well done to both Tom and Tracey. Never heard of the Conundrum I just wondered what their head to head scores are in Apt...
by szodiac
Wed May 27, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday May 27th 2015 (S72 P89)
Replies: 15
Views: 1105

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday May 27th 2015 (S72 P89)

In the SHARKS round (8) I though wouldn't it be nice if SHAKIRAS was a beater. I didn't realise I almost had it right but for two vowels switched :-)

Mauro
by szodiac
Tue May 19, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 19th 2015 (S72 P83)
Replies: 13
Views: 863

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 19th 2015 (S72 P83)

Steven M. McCann wrote:My SCRABBLE Dictionary is going in the bin!


The two dictionaries vary immesely; you're perfectly welcome to try your luck @ Scrabble tournaments ;)

ie in the CONSUMES round had you had it's anagram MUSCONES^ instead, (what I found) it would have been disallowed :(

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon May 18, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday May 18th 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1268

Re: Spoilers For Monday May 18th 2015

Steven M. McCann wrote:Very unlucky David, both PINIEST & SHAPEN are allowed in SCRABBLE and before any one says it.....also Touchy Words!
Also my attempted beater FORELAYS^, in the FLAYERS round, was also a Scrabble word.

Mauro
by szodiac
Sat May 09, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl2 - Countdown In St. Albans - Saturday 27th June 2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4820

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

Natasha, Jessica and I will be available to play. [Will double check with James first]

Mauro
by szodiac
Tue May 05, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 5th 2015 (S72 P79)
Replies: 7
Views: 943

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 5th 2015 (S72 P79)

Apparently guest Chirs Hollins was the first ever Arsenal mascot! As I would have been present at that game I do not remember the incident itself.

Mauro
by szodiac
Tue Apr 07, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday April 7th 2015 (S72 P62)
Replies: 17
Views: 1633

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday April 7th 2015 (S72 P62)

Marc Meakin wrote:Is it me or is Charlotte a geezer?
I was wondering the same thing.

Mauro
by szodiac
Thu Apr 02, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday April 2nd 2015 (S72 P60)
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: Spoilers for Thursday April 2nd 2015 (S72 P60)

Alt first letters round: (For all you Twilight fans out there) VENTURI

Fell into the dictionary trap in the NEUTRALS round of submitting OUTLEARNS^.

The Conundrum ended up being unIMPORTANT :-)

Very enjoyable and good game :-)

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 30th 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1387

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 30th 2015

Daughter Natasha is watching with me and noticed during Nick's preamble that his watch showed 3.10pm.
Did Nick turn his clock forward two hours instead of one?

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 23rd 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1046

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 23rd 2015

Luckily I have seen this show before as Firefox decided to delete its runtime when I loaded it to watch online. Before the today's show Nicky and Dudley treated the audience to a rendition of "Fly Me to the Moon" - I think today's challenger wishes he was on the moon instead of facing Tom... ;) Con...
by szodiac
Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 18th 2015 Loves :-D (S72 P49)
Replies: 4
Views: 624

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 18th 2015 Loves :-D (S72 P49)

Round 7 the AUTHORED round.
An example of "in ours but not yours" and "in yours but not ours":
My alt not allowed was OUTHEARD^ (OK in Scrabble) but RATHOLED is allowed (not OK in Scrabble).

Mauro
by szodiac
Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 16th 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 894

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 16th 2015

Seeing the PIRATES in Round 1 reminded me of COREA 2013 when the pirates turned up. Apologies Tony, sadly no "Pirates" this year. Diane and Jessica will be going to Aylesbury for a Scrabble Tournament to get their quota of games in to qualify for the Scrabble Masters, while Natasha and I are going ...
by szodiac
Fri Feb 27, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday February 26th 2015 (S72 P39)
Replies: 10
Views: 1062

Re: Spoilers for Thursday February 26th 2015 (S72 P39)

Callum Todd wrote:who was the guy with the hat on?
Not sure; but I did recognise the pair of eyes behind you over your right shoulder :-)

Mauro
by szodiac
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday February 5th 2015 (S72 P
Replies: 8
Views: 992

Re: Spoilers for Thursday February 5th 2015 (S72 P

We seem to be going thru the week without the contestants solving the conundrum - three so far if it is a fourth today (hee-hee) what odds for a fifth tomorrow? And has it been done before?

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Jan 14, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 14th 2015 (S72 P8)
Replies: 11
Views: 959

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday January 14th 2015 (S72 P8)

Gavin Chipper wrote:Dictionary doesn't like POLENTAS.
What about it's anagram LAPSTONE?

Mauro
by szodiac
Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday January 13th 2015 (S72 P7)
Replies: 21
Views: 1611

Re: Spoilers for Monday January 13th 2015 (S72 P7)

Isn't it Tuesday 13th January ????

Mauro
by szodiac
Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 19th 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2518

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 19th 2014

I messed on round one, offput when the wrong selection suddenly appeared at the bottom of the screen. Another dodgy edit in the cheering bit I think too. Yes Jessica spotted that too (watching it live). When my computer caught up to that point; we realised we had a brief glimpse of the selection fo...
by szodiac
Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday November 11th 2014 (S71 P84)
Replies: 12
Views: 1011

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday November 11th 2014 (S71 P84)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tony Atkins wrote:
Peter Mabey wrote:Surprised to find POORISH isn' t there :!: :( :evil:
(OK in Scrabble)
The 7 is an ISH word
You mean it's sort of a word?
Sort of black-ish, maybe?

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday November 5th (S71 P80)
Replies: 13
Views: 1038

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday November 5th (S71 P80)

Couldn't locate the correct folder but "Former Countdown contestants on other quiz shows".... Octochamp Eileen Taylor was on today's Tipping Point.

Mauro
by szodiac
Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th October 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th October 2014

was fishing for an E there I feel as though Kathy was lost from the first round :-( Did you mean URINATES+E for ESTUARINE? The next consonant would have been an R but still no nine although URINATES goes with a B, C, D, G, M, N, S even a Q would have been useful ;-) For those who study word lists: ...
by szodiac
Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th October 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th October 2014

From my Scrabble sources our opponent today is Kathy Richland (was Suddick). She recently married Series 4 Number one seed Robert Richland. Robert is now a delivering post as a postman in the Warrington area.

Mauro
by szodiac
Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday October 23rd 2014 (S71 P71)
Replies: 43
Views: 2195

Re: Spoilers for Thursday October 23rd 2014 (S71 P71)

Gavin I have no problem with the discussion on here. That is great and the right forum for it but the players on the day have no influence over how Susie interprets things. I hope Jonny gets another chance as he seemed an excellent player and George goes on from here. With no definitive wordlist av...
by szodiac
Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday October 23rd 2014 (S71 P71)
Replies: 43
Views: 2195

Re: Spoilers for Thursday October 23rd 2014 (S71 P71)

Round 7 alt 7 - "guardo Countdown nel mio SALOTTO". Unusually not in CSW but OK in Oxford :-)

Mauro
by szodiac
Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 17th 2014 (S71 P47)
Replies: 21
Views: 1259

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 17th 2014 (S71 P47)

Interestingly, Susie took her time before allowing GARPIKES, on the grounds that GARPIKE would be the plural. I also had EPIGRAMS and GRAMPIES written down, but thankfully she allowed it. Controversial again! GARPIKES isn't found in the search bar. It doesn't tell you how to pluralise it presumably...
by szodiac
Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 3rd 2014 (S71 P39)
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 3rd 2014 (S71 P39)

Anyone else, apart from me, notice the extension during the end credits today :?: :?: I thought something different must've happened to them when I noticed the extended music with no explanation, when I went across to the studio 2 weeks ago, but had no idea it was for that invention............ :ro...
by szodiac
Wed Sep 03, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 3rd 2014 (S71 P39)
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 3rd 2014 (S71 P39)

As Countdown clashes with DCDL directly this week I wondered when both shows would have the same target at the same time for the numbers game. Today it actually happened: while we had 706 to make from 100, 6, 5, 8, 8 and 7 the French contestants had 706 to make from 8, 7, 10, 7, 5 and 10. Both were ...