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by Mark Murray
Tue May 19, 2015 6:58 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday May 18th 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1967

Re: Spoilers For Monday May 18th 2015

so unlucky there Dave, know the feeling well of trying to get back a game when it all seems to be going horribly wrong. really unlucky on last numbers game too. well done on your solid performances.
by Mark Murray
Fri May 15, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 12th 2015 (S72 P81)
Replies: 9
Views: 1915

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 12th 2015 (S72 P81)

it was a great game David. Impressive run of maxes. You would have taken a few of us who " practice" to a crucial conundrum so can't really say more than that :D Well, you could. "You would have taken a few of us to a crucial conundrum" sounds pretty fucking patronising tbh :? To David Pooley..Apol...
by Mark Murray
Fri May 15, 2015 6:19 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 12th 2015 (S72 P81)
Replies: 9
Views: 1915

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 12th 2015 (S72 P81)

it was a great game David. Impressive run of maxes. You would have taken a few of us who " practice" to a crucial conundrum so can't really say more than that :D
by Mark Murray
Thu May 14, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co.Dublin who would be interested?
Replies: 15
Views: 3283

Re: Co.Dublin who would be interested?

Antoinette Ryan is interested too
by Mark Murray
Thu May 14, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co.Dublin who would be interested?
Replies: 15
Views: 3283

Re: Co.Dublin who would be interested?

definitely interested!!
by Mark Murray
Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday April 22nd 2015 (S72 P71)
Replies: 4
Views: 1310

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday April 22nd 2015 (S72 P71)

just caught up on game now. not the most prudent move for someone to go in to last numbers over 10 points ahead and pick 4 large when I am guessing he wasn't as confident on it. Considering his first number selection. very hard luck
by Mark Murray
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday April 16th 2015 (S72 P67)
Replies: 4
Views: 883

Re: Spoilers for Thursday April 16th 2015 (S72 P67)

Congrats Gerry on becoming Octochamp after a great set of games. Nice to see a fellow Dubliner make the finals and a great Irish representation again in the finals with Gerry and Kevin
by Mark Murray
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 11554

Re: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015

Thanks so much for a great day Tony..really enjoyed it..well organised and well ran
by Mark Murray
Fri Apr 10, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Special Spoilers For Friday April 10th 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Re: Special Spoilers For Friday April 10th 2015

Espies as an alternative beater in one of the rounds

Well done Matt on making a nice score and raising a good amount of money for a very worthy cause. Sorry for the loss of your colleagues
by Mark Murray
Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:11 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday April 7th 2015 (S72 P62)
Replies: 17
Views: 2739

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

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Mark Murray wrote:(not me)
Is this an "accusation" that you often have to answer, Mark? :P
Only at weekends!
by Mark Murray
Wed Apr 08, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday April 7th 2015 (S72 P62)
Replies: 17
Views: 2739

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

I know for a fact that there has been at least one previous transgender contestant on the show (not me), but it is personal choice on whether people want to be public about it or not). I admire anyone, regardless of religion, sexuality, creed, gender, who has the guts to go on national television wh...
by Mark Murray
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday March 24th 2015 (S72 P53)
Replies: 14
Views: 1947

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday March 24th 2015 (S72 P53)

fantastic run and games..amazing to watch . pleased that I was 125 going into conundrum with Tom and saw the conundrum at same time -missed daughter but got welcomes.. the finals are going to be tough .some great players this series
by Mark Murray
Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday March 17th 2015 (S72 P48)
Replies: 3
Views: 936

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday March 17th 2015 (S72 P48)

Hidalgo round 2...great game today.impressive debut from Charlene
by Mark Murray
Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 11554

Re: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015

Am pleased to confirm I can make it :)
by Mark Murray
Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 16th 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1341

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 16th 2015

Just caught up on game..exciting one.. ROTOVATE in round 10
by Mark Murray
Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

last few days where i need to know final numbers for Bristol ..
by Mark Murray
Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:58 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Patricia Pay RIP
Replies: 14
Views: 3613

Patricia Pay RIP

Sad news to report that Patricia passed away after a long fight with cancer. I know some of you met her at the finals. extract below from email from her husband if anyone would like to donate to the hospice care We are planning a private interment in a small piece of woodland just above her home her...
by Mark Murray
Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

Great John .look forward to seeing you there!
by Mark Murray
Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 21st 2015 (S72 P13)
Replies: 27
Views: 2885

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday January 21st 2015 (S72 P13)

Amazing game. I think that has to be the best comeback game I have ever witnessed. Amazing play Tracey really well done and Neil ..fantastic play and very unlucky..2 great players and tough to face each other at this stage
by Mark Murray
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 15th 2015 (S72 P9)
Replies: 10
Views: 1807

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 15th 2015 (S72 P9)

Just caught up on it now...ropily as alternative beater in rumly round
by Mark Murray
Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:09 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

With just over 7 weeks to go, we have 20 people signed up to Co Bris which is a great number. There are still a maximum of 20 more places left. The cut off date by which I will need final payments is February 10th as I will need to budget and let venue know of final numbers. If you are coming to thi...
by Mark Murray
Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 19th 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3801

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 19th 2014

Exciting final and was great when the lead changed a couple of times. Well done Antoinette for showing real grit and putting up a real battle..not being put off by Dan ' s semi final max and really enjoying yourself Real congrats too Dan..well deserved victor of what was an incredibly strong series ...
by Mark Murray
Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 18th 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2381

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 18th 2014

well done Laurence and Antoinette. great game..very close for the most part and great to see Antoinette pull through for rep of ireland...best of luck in the finals tomorrow. It will be really tough against Dan
by Mark Murray
Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 17th 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3369

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 17th 2014

Superb performance under the pressure and a fantastic max game. George- you played brilliantly throughout too.not much you can do coming up against a max game.. great numbers games too. Feel very fortunate to have been in series 70 :)
by Mark Murray
Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday December 16th 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3750

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday December 16th 2014

really well done to both George and Mark today.. another great game and I couldn't call it between the two of you during the game. Completely agree with Jen. 2 great and genuinely nice players and shame one of you had to lose. Had a laugh out loud moment at George's hmm at the end when he was told h...
by Mark Murray
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4595

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014

I feel that there was very much a need for it to be said! Why? If it upset her the first time around, why not let it pass without dragging it all up again, since nothing contentious happened in this episode? (hey, maybe she responded to feedback?) I mean, if people are going to keep going "boo! how...
by Mark Murray
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4595

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014

Love all the posts lambasting posters (such as me, presumably) for earlier comments which needn't have got a mention following today's game. She said on the first day there how upset she was about what had been written on the forums about her. I feel that there was very much a need for it to be said!
by Mark Murray
Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4595

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014

Excellent game today..very exciting. I was rooting for Tricia as I feel she has been victimised on this website by a minority and she played amazingly throughout her Octorun. She was certainly not given enough credit for her ability and apostate was a fantastic spot today. I feel sad that Tricia was...
by Mark Murray
Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 11th 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 11th 2014

not sure if munchie is allowed Ciaran or if it has to be munchies... well done Antoinette..was cheering you from start to finish there..hope you make the final
by Mark Murray
Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 10th 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 4435

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 10th 2014

There is one comment on this thread that I am assuming is there to cause a drama as is completely unjustified, insulting, and frankly rude. I would have been nearer Paul's score today than Dan ' s ..very impressive

And I am looking forward to the impressive displays from George, Tricia et al
by Mark Murray
Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday December 9th 2014 (S71 P103)
Replies: 12
Views: 2160

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday December 9th 2014 (S71 P103)

Yes 5th January.it has been a very long day!
by Mark Murray
Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday December 9th 2014 (S71 P103)
Replies: 12
Views: 2160

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday December 9th 2014 (S71 P103)

I recently visited the studios and watched the skillful Andy Noden in action..not giving anything away but the broadcast date of that show was due to be aired 5th December, if that is of any help!
by Mark Murray
Mon Dec 08, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 8th 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1593

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 8th 2014

tatsois round 11
by Mark Murray
Mon Dec 08, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol???? who is interested
Replies: 25
Views: 5791

Re: CO Bristol???? who is interested

10 people have now paid up to attend for the Co Bristol so 30 places still up for grabs..lots of maybes still so it could fill up pretty quickly..to avoid disappointment please can I have your £15 ASAP if you can come :)
by Mark Murray
Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Who Will Win Series 71? (Spoilers Included)
Replies: 20
Views: 3511

Re: Who Will Win Series 71? (Spoilers Included)

Think you are being modest George...wouldn't like to call your game in particular !
by Mark Murray
Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Who Will Win Series 71? (Spoilers Included)
Replies: 20
Views: 3511

Re: Who Will Win Series 71? (Spoilers Included)

Oh yeah and of course Worsley senior!
by Mark Murray
Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Who Will Win Series 71? (Spoilers Included)
Replies: 20
Views: 3511

Re: Who Will Win Series 71? (Spoilers Included)

Haha Jordan..nice save! Exciting finals.With my heart, I would like to see Antoinette win as would be nice to have a rep of Ireland run and a female win it but with my head, I think Dan has it in the bag. Saying that, really like George, Mark, and think Tricia had unfair comments throughout so any o...
by Mark Murray
Fri Dec 05, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday December 5th 2014 (S71 P101)
Replies: 18
Views: 2323

Re: Spoilers for Friday December 5th 2014 (S71 P101)

Excellent display Antoinette. .proud of you and from a selfish point of view, nice to see a rep of Ireland presence in the finals..rooting for you even though there are a lot of likeable people in the finals..It will be exciting to watch
by Mark Murray
Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

Heather Styles is the next confirmed for Bristol 28th Feb - will be great to see you there...
by Mark Murray
Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 1st 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1390

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 1st 2014

2 wins will be enough..will have antoinette on 5 wins with 5 games remaining and in theory if she lost game 6 and the new champion won last remaining 5 they would carry over to next series?
by Mark Murray
Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday November 28th 2014 (S71 P96)
Replies: 60
Views: 6465

Re: Spoilers for Friday November 28th 2014 (S71 P96)

Maybe a good rule of thumb for anyone to use is to put yourself in the place of the person being commented on Ie.imagine you are playing on the show and then come onto this forum and see the comments. How would it make you feel if those same comments were made against you?! It may give some food for...
by Mark Murray
Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday November 28th 2014 (S71 P96)
Replies: 60
Views: 6465

Re: Spoilers for Friday November 28th 2014 (S71 P96)

Zarte Siempre wrote:Mark - no-one seems to do it when it's the men.

Half tempted to do a male contestant critique daily (or when it's not all-female), but feel that would make me part of the problem... well, it wouldn't today, Kevin was alright... but generally.
Kevin was well fit lol
by Mark Murray
Fri Nov 28, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday November 28th 2014 (S71 P96)
Replies: 60
Views: 6465

Re: Spoilers for Friday November 28th 2014 (S71 P96)

well done Antoinette..lovely conundrum spot too..I though hectagon might have been good but doesn't appear so.. Recognised the opponent from being on 15 to 1 recently

You come across really well Antoinette. Wish people would stop commenting on how contestants look!
by Mark Murray
Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for FRIDAY 21st November!!!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2138

Re: Spoilers for FRIDAY 21st November!!!!!!

Jon Corby wrote:I'm not talking about the stories, I'm talking about involvement in the rest of the show.
I definitely preferred Louise Minchin to Michael Whitehall in dictionary corner in my prelims.. Louise was a lot warmer and she engaged with contestants whereas Michael didnt!
by Mark Murray
Fri Nov 21, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for FRIDAY 21st November!!!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2138

Re: Spoilers for FRIDAY 21st November!!!!!!

Loving the thread openings from you George- especially this one! :D Wow- what an unlucky end - gutting numbers rounds especially as Eddy would have been safe despite the conundrum solve from the opponent How come people from Ireland are allowed on Countdown? It's not part of the UK. Well Northern Ir...
by Mark Murray
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 131
Views: 45026

Re: Countdowners in the news

This is shocking stuff.. had not been the guy's biggest fan before all this and don't know what part of this story is genuine, but if this is true, this guy needs specialist help!
by Mark Murray
Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 3rd November 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1621

Re: Spoilers for Monday 3rd November 2014

well done George- great Octorun- Amazing number solutions..it is going to be a tough finals tomorrow....good luck to all contestants..glad am not in this series finals :)
by Mark Murray
Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday October 27th 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1771

Re: Spoilers For Monday October 27th 2014

well done George..am loving the 4 big calculations..in awe at you being able to do them so coolly!
by Mark Murray
Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

great..thanks David :) look forward to seeing you there!
by Mark Murray
Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

great to see the response so far to the event.. We have 8 definites now so far and if everyone who was a maybe could turn up, looking at nearly maximum capacity. I know it is a few months off but if you know you can make it, please pay ASAP..The deadline will be mid February at which point I will ne...
by Mark Murray
Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday October 16th 2014 (S71 P67)
Replies: 12
Views: 1820

Re: Spoilers for Thursday October 16th 2014 (S71 P67)

wow...would have got to a crucial conundrum today and lost 117 to 119..pleased with that performance!! well done Dan.. another tornado of a game
by Mark Murray
Sun Oct 05, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

will do Anthony ...hopefully see you there
by Mark Murray
Sun Oct 05, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

Sadly going to have to take my name off the interested list due to being unavailable that weekend :( :( Thats a shame James..if it is a success there might be more in the future..we'll see.. I have updated the thread with people now confirmed as going. There is a lot of interest in this event, whic...
by Mark Murray
Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

Great to have you on board as our first entrant James :) ..sorry about the date Matt :(
by Mark Murray
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

going (paid) James Robinson Jerry Humphries Phil Wilson Margaret Marshall Sue Bowman Sheila Hinett Martin Taylor Claire Cottle Heather Styles Maria Treadwell Eddie Byrne Joyce Phillips Tony Atkins Jayne Wisniewski Emily Wisniewski Tia Corkish Adam Curran Chris Marshall Ciaran McCarthy Giles Hutching...
by Mark Murray
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6449

CO Bristol 28th February 2015

I am delighted to announce............... THE RETURN of Co-Bristol! Yes a Bristol Co event!! Bristol County Sports Club 40 Colston St, Bristol, Avon BS1 5AE http://www.bristolcountysportsclub.co.uk Location on Google Maps: http://tinyurl.com/ksaw8ss Presented by Mark Murray and Jeff Clayton, everybo...
by Mark Murray
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 24th 2014 (S71 P52)
Replies: 23
Views: 2229

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 24th 2014 (S71 P52)

2nd day in a row missed my first max by 1 point.. Paul..really well done 6 games is a great achievement and you should hopefully make the finals! I know what you mean the numbers game do feel so much harder in the studio
by Mark Murray
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday September 23rd 2014 (S71 P51)
Replies: 17
Views: 1816

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday September 23rd 2014 (S71 P51)

just watched this game..great one to watch-- If I had have spotted "girasols", would have had my first ever max game. the ever elusive max game....
by Mark Murray
Mon Sep 22, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday September 22nd 2014 (S71 P50)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: Spoilers for Monday September 22nd 2014 (S71 P50)

missed the appetiser but got the "very important" one in round 11