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by Conor
Sun May 10, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

So much discussion spawned by FLORUITED over the years. Personally I see it as an open and shut case, and anyone who thinks it should be disallowed is an idiot and a savage. No, but really, I'm surprised there was ever so much discussion. ...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri May 08, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 11:45 pm
I could have sworn blind the contestant guidelines sent to me in early 2015 explicitly disallowed FLORUITED, but I can't find anyone who will corroborate this.
Graeme Cole said here that it would no longer be allowed. And here it is being said in the chat logs.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu May 07, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

I could have sworn blind the contestant guidelines sent to me in early 2015 explicitly disallowed FLORUITED, but I can't find anyone who will corroborate this.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday January 26th 2015
Replies: 54
Views: 6316

Re: Spoilers For Monday January 26th 2015

... problems with it. It's just that you never bothered to come up with anything. Actually a few things have come up anyway, such as whether to allow FLORUITED based on the fact that it isn't found, even though it's in an example sentence and it's the logical past tense. I've acknowledged problems ...
by Heather Styles
Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 5163

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014

Why the correctness of FLORUITS and FLORUITED has ever been doubted is beyond me.
by Dan McColm
Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 5163

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014

FLORUIT is listed as a noun, so FLORUITS would have to be accepted. And saying that FLORUITED should be disallowed because it is already past tense in Latin is applying Latin grammar to English!
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Dec 15, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 5163

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014

... as being unacceptable after a barrage of angry letters from viewers during 30th BC saying it was grammatically incorrect. However FLORUITING/FLORUITED are cited in the examples underneath the ODO entry, so as I understand it, it would be acceptable on the show. (See also: SOLMISATE - only ...
by Jack Worsley
Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:11 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 19177

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

... pluralisation of nouns which really should be listed as mass nouns but aren't (CANOEINGS for example) and the past tense of certain verbs such as FLORUITED? Should we go strictly by the rules or apply common sense where necessary?
by Giles
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 5th September 2014 (Series 71, prelim 41)
Replies: 11
Views: 2381

Re: Friday 5th September 2014 (Series 71, prelim 41)

... name spelt right the first time, but then every subsequent time you had 'Zs-'! And RE EXEUNT and FLORUIT, viewers kicked off about Conor having FLORUITED because FLORUIT is already past tense in Latin and makes no sense to add -ED to it as well. Matt Bayfield also tells me that in actual books ...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 5th September 2014 (Series 71, prelim 41)
Replies: 11
Views: 2381

Re: Friday 5th September 2014 (Series 71, prelim 41)

... today, but did DC definitely say EXEUNTS rather than EXEUNT? I thought it was decided somewhere that they weren't going to allow it (along with FLORUITED), and the ODO search bar doesn't like it. Also should MEIOW be MIAOW? Here is the discussion, although I'm not sure what Graeme's source was ...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday August 11th 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1680

Re: Spoilers For Monday August 11th 2014

... throw up though. I might check through the discussions. Edit - One problem already mentioned with going by the dictionary is that searching for FLORUITED finds nothing, but it's used in an example sentence under FLORUIT ! So is it a word or not? Weirdly, searching for FABER finds the entry for ...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is this word allowable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4146

Re: Is this word allowable?

... FLOURISHED is a reasonable synonym, and that adding -ED is nonsensical. Don't forget that the point I was making was the inconsistency in allowing FLORUITED and disallowing FAINER. It is weird that they decided to dodge a clear definition.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is this word allowable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4146

Re: Is this word allowable?

... that gives a definite decision on a word. You could extend it to looking up a word, and if it doesn't find it, looking up the headword. So look up FLORUITED, and then look up FLORUIT and see that it is mentioned and allowed it. But that only works if we know what the headword is. Someone could ...
by David Williams
Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is this word allowable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4146

Re: Is this word allowable?

What's the big deal about FLORUITED anyway? FLORUIT is already past tense. It means FLOURISHED. I don't think you'd allow FLOURISHEDED even if the dictionary appeared to specifically allow it. But that's the Latin origin, not the dictionary ...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is this word allowable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4146

Re: Is this word allowable?

David Williams wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:What's the big deal about FLORUITED anyway?
FLORUIT is already past tense. It means FLOURISHED. I don't think you'd allow FLOURISHEDED even if the dictionary appeared to specifically allow it.
But that's the Latin origin, not the dictionary definition.
by David Williams
Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is this word allowable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4146

Re: Is this word allowable?

Gavin Chipper wrote:What's the big deal about FLORUITED anyway?
FLORUIT is already past tense. It means FLOURISHED. I don't think you'd allow FLOURISHEDED even if the dictionary appeared to specifically allow it.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is this word allowable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4146

Re: Is this word allowable?

What's the big deal about FLORUITED anyway? In the ODO under FLORUIT it's used in an example sentence.

Although it won't find it if you search for it. I think that's quite a big problem for the dictionary and its use on Countdown.
by David Williams
Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is this word allowable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4146

Re: Is this word allowable?

... the ODE should specifically exclude it, and Countdown rules should allow flexibility, but neither applies. At least the word makes sense, unlike FLORUITED, say.
by Graeme Cole
Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 14th October 2013 (Series 69, Prelim 69)
Replies: 4
Views: 891

Monday 14th October 2013 (Series 69, Prelim 69)

... of STAROIL^ is reminiscent of different grades of leaded petrol, but not in the dictionary. The recap writer thinks FLORUITS is also there. FLORUITED^ has been declared verboten by the Team as FLORUIT the verb is already past tense, but since FLORUIT is also listed as a noun, FLORUITS ought ...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday October 14th 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2332

Re: Spoilers For Monday October 14th 2013

... this? It sounds like the guidelines would have to be very specific. Edit - ODO recognises it when you search for it, but it doesn't recognise FLORUITED.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What would you put in a letter to Oxford Dictionaries?
Replies: 25
Views: 3976

Re: What would you put in a letter to Oxford Dictionaries?

I might be tempted to mention the FLORUITED/EXEUNTED thing, but that seems to be more of a Countdown thing than anything to do with the dictionary although I seem to remember some talk of there being communication with the dictionary people.
by Andy Platt
Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 27th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 15)
Replies: 29
Views: 3361

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 27th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim

FLORUITED dunno why, but I properly laughed at this, nice one :) Cheers gentlemen for your kind words, nice to see some people still give a shit. Am I missing something here? Jono, I think I might well have put a few other ...
by Michael Wallace
Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 27th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 15)
Replies: 29
Views: 3361

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 27th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim

Jon O'Neill wrote:Can anybody else think of any good contenders for greatest nine of all time?
FLORUITED
by Conor
Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:30 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday March 26th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 13)
Replies: 34
Views: 4293

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday March 26th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 1

... the dictionary is too accepting, others may feel it's too stringent but what almost everyone wants is some consistency. I'd much prefer Susie say 'floruited may sound like a strange one, being in past tense in Latin, but it's just listed as a verb in the dictionary so we're going to allow it' than ...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday March 26th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 13)
Replies: 34
Views: 4293

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday March 26th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 1

... if something says "mass noun" or "in singular" you need to consider the definition to decide whether to pluralise it, in the case of DOTAGES (and FLORUITED and EXEUNTED, I suppose) there's nothing in the dictionary to suggest it might be dodgy. If it's going to be disallowed because of new information ...
by Graeme Cole
Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday March 26th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 13)
Replies: 34
Views: 4293

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday March 26th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 1

... if something says "mass noun" or "in singular" you need to consider the definition to decide whether to pluralise it, in the case of DOTAGES (and FLORUITED and EXEUNTED, I suppose) there's nothing in the dictionary to suggest it might be dodgy. If it's going to be disallowed because of new information ...
by Andy Platt
Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

The main issue is the consistency. I'm quite happy for FLORUITED to be disallowed if there is a sensible rule in place that covers it and all other words without arbitrary add-ons. Really it's up to the dictionary to specify. If it doesn't, it should ...
by Clive Brooker
Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

The main issue is the consistency. I'm quite happy for FLORUITED to be disallowed if there is a sensible rule in place that covers it and all other words without arbitrary add-ons. Really it's up to the dictionary to specify. If it doesn't, it should ...
by Brian Moore
Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

The main issue is the consistency. I'm quite happy for FLORUITED to be disallowed if there is a sensible rule in place that covers it and all other words without arbitrary add-ons. Really it's up to the dictionary to specify. If it doesn't, it should ...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

... have problems with language when logic flies out of the window, especially in the temporal implications. A double past tense (in the case of FLORUITED) 'doesn't compute' in my head, any more than uncreating something. On a non-grumpy note - well done Andy so far - really impressive. The main ...
by Brian Moore
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

... have problems with language when logic flies out of the window, especially in the temporal implications. A double past tense (in the case of FLORUITED) 'doesn't compute' in my head, any more than uncreating something. On a non-grumpy note - well done Andy so far - really impressive.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

FLORUITED and EXEUNTED will no longer be accepted. I was a bit surprised that this (from the "Good News, Gevin!" thread) attracted no comment at all. I'm guessing that it means that all derivatives, not just plurals of mass ...
by Tony Atkins
Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

FLORUITED and EXEUNTED will no longer be accepted. I was a bit surprised that this (from the "Good News, Gevin!" thread) attracted no comment at all. I'm guessing that it means that all derivatives, not just plurals of mass ...
by Clive Brooker
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12)
Replies: 35
Views: 3624

Re: Spoilers for Monday March 25th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 12

FLORUITED and EXEUNTED will no longer be accepted. I was a bit surprised that this (from the "Good News, Gevin!" thread) attracted no comment at all. I'm guessing that it means that all derivatives, not just plurals of mass ...
by Adam Gillard
Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Word of the tournament?
Replies: 37
Views: 6041

Re: Word of the tournament?

... VIHUELAS, ECSTATIC, SLUGFEST, SULFATES, LIFEBOAT, DEADBOLT, NEOTENY, PARADIGM, NEUROSIS, ABSENTED, PINNULE, ISOGAMY, COGITABLE, ESCARGOT, STOTTY, FLORUITED, SUBSPACE, TOURNOIS, HEPARIN, LORAZEPAM (DC), ALAMEDA, MALAMUTE, CAJEPUT, SHIGELLA and PONYTAILS. All in all, a great selection of words and ...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 1st March 2013 (30th Birthday Championship Final)
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Friday 1st March 2013 (30th Birthday Championship Final)

... not have look that way after going behind to Ben Wilson's STOTTY in round 2 of your preliminary match, but after getting (the still debated about) FLORUITED, you never looked back at all, and let's put it as clear as we can get it, the stats don't lie. In the 90 rounds you played, you got the max ...
by Graeme Cole
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Good news, Gevin!
Replies: 22
Views: 3124

Re: Good news, Gevin!

... broadcast on and after 18th March. Yes, this means the change happens mid-series, and potentially in the middle of someone's run. Oh well. Oh, and FLORUITED and EXEUNTED will no longer be accepted. I hope I haven't stepped on Countdown Team's toes in posting the above - I don't know if they were ...
by Jack Worsley
Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 6th February 2013 (30th Champs, Round 1, Game 14)
Replies: 3
Views: 1099

Wednesday 6th February 2013 (30th Champs, Round 1, Game 14)

... Ben Wilson 117-91 in the preliminaries, despite having to come from behind. He avoided a crucial conundrum mainly thanks to the lovely niner FLORUITED. However, he was badly off form, registering a measly twelve maxes, which is less than his apterous average, so he will need to improve considerably ...
by Andy Platt
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Word of the tournament?
Replies: 37
Views: 6041

Re: Word of the tournament?

... typically always the max too). I reckon Chris's conundrum is quality too, SAUCISSON. never heard of it, don't even recognise it from online play. FLORUITED is a good obscure word but comes up in the chat window regularly enough to say it's not an unusual spot if you play online
by David Barnard
Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Word of the tournament?
Replies: 37
Views: 6041

Re: Word of the tournament?

FLORUITED impressed me the most from Conor, although I was sitting next to Andy in the audience and he got it too
by Nick Deller
Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Word of the tournament?
Replies: 37
Views: 6041

Re: Word of the tournament?

A few more that I've liked that aren't mentioned so far: ESCARGOT by Deeks/Hurst STOTTY by Wilson FLORUITED/SUBSPACE/TOURNOIS all by Travers HEPARIN by Francis LORAZEPAM by DC is probably better than anything any contestant has spotted so far though. There's just nothing ...
by Peter Mabey
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

... when a particular historical figure lived, worked, or was most active. The principal German type was the three- or four-voice Tenorlied, which floruited c 1450- c 1550.
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

... that doesn't necessarily mean it has to be past tense in English. Indeed interesting - I've always thought of it being a synonym of flourished, so floruited doesn't make any logical sense (flourisheded?). I'll accept that logic often takes a back seat in language questions, but we haven't really ...
by Brian Moore
Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

... that doesn't necessarily mean it has to be past tense in English. Indeed interesting - I've always thought of it being a synonym of flourished, so floruited doesn't make any logical sense (flourisheded?). I'll accept that logic often takes a back seat in language questions, but we haven't really ...
by Heather Styles
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

I disagree that Conor was lucky to get away with FLORUITED. When words come into English from other languages, all sorts of seemingly nonsensical (but in fact correct) things can happen to them, can't they?
by Graeme Cole
Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

Great win, Conor, but you were lucky to get away with FLORUITED! I agree that ODE lists FLORUIT as a verb, but as the derivation points out, it is already in the past tense ("he or she flourished"), so it doesn't make sense to append the -ED, despite ...
by Clive Brooker
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

Great win, Conor, but you were lucky to get away with FLORUITED! I agree that ODE lists FLORUIT as a verb, but as the derivation points out, it is already in the past tense ("he or she flourished"), so it doesn't make sense to append the -ED, despite ...
by Jon O'Neill
Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

Great win, Conor, but you were lucky to get away with FLORUITED! I agree that ODE lists FLORUIT as a verb, but as the derivation points out, it is already in the past tense ("he or she flourished"), so it doesn't make sense to append the -ED, despite ...
by Peter Mabey
Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

Great win, Conor, but you were lucky to get away with FLORUITED! I agree that ODE lists FLORUIT as a verb, but as the derivation points out, it is already in the past tense ("he or she flourished"), so it doesn't make sense to append the -ED, despite the usual rules for verbs.
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 10th January 2013 (30th Birthday Championship, P4)
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Thursday 10th January 2013 (30th Birthday Championship, P4)

... surgery of lobotomy, where they saw some web-footed poodles. Teatime teaser: SILKBIAS -> BASILISK Round 6: T F D E U O L I R C1: FLUORIDE (8) C2: FLORUITED (18) DC: OUTFIELD (8) FLIRTED (7) FLOUTED (7) Score: 35–47 (max 53) WOW! WOW!! WOW!!! A mighty impressive 9 from Conor turns a 6 point deficit ...
by Ben Wilson
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

Cheers guys- I knew I'd be fighting an uphill battle before I'd even begun so going ahead early was a shock and a half. FLORUITED was the killer blow- id never even heard of it but suspected Conor had something when I looked over at him halfway through the game. I only had fours when ...
by Jordan F
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)
Replies: 48
Views: 6767

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 10th (Birthday Prelim 4)

Another hell of a game here. Very well done Conor, in particular FLORUITED is one of the best spots I've ever seen. Commiserations Ben, you did very well and probably could have won against a lot of the field with a performance like that.
by Charlie Reams
Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Countdown Dice
Replies: 59
Views: 3274

Re: Countdown Dice

... SYLLEPTIC, TRACKLESS, UNLOADERS, TEMPORISE, RESULTANT, INTITULES, BESTOWING, TITRATION, TELLURATE, SPLENDOUR, UMBELLATE, INTITULED, OVERUSING, FLORUITED, MISLAYING, CRAGGIEST, OUTRIDDEN, OVERDYING, SMILINGLY, SLACKENED, BLONDNESS, THYMIDINE, TELECASTS, THIRSTILY, STRIPIEST, ENRAPTURE, LEFTOVERS, ...