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by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 782
Views: 240520

Re: Politics in General

I know this isn't political but rather than creating a new topic I thought I'd post this here as debates have come up. Our school runs a senior debating competition each year and this was the first year I could enter it, I'm good enough at debates but nothing special, but I entered anyway. I was up...
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Feb 29, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 782
Views: 240520

Re: Politics in General

I know this isn't political but rather than creating a new topic I thought I'd post this here as debates have come up. Our school runs a senior debating competition each year and this was the first year I could enter it, I'm good enough at debates but nothing special, but I entered anyway. I was up ...
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What did you want to be when you were a kid?
Replies: 27
Views: 3431

Re: What did you want to be when you were a kid?

When I was really young I wanted to be a Power Ranger :oops: :? Then that changed for about 6 years to becoming a footballer but now I have literally no idea what I'd like to do.
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday February 29th 2012 (Series 66 Game 38
Replies: 18
Views: 2518

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday February 29th 2011 (Series 66 Gam

Excellent work Peter and congrats! Definitely a very tough run to come through but you definitely held your own.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 27th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 36)
Replies: 3
Views: 926

Monday 27th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Monday 27 February 2012. C1: Champion Peter Lee (5 wins, 482 points.) C2: Challenger Stephen Senior. DC: Susie Dent and John Parrott. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. Peter Lee has been fantastic all last week, he comes from Dublin and works at the Dublin Meteorolo...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 461
Views: 129286

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

I'm afraid I'm going to have to give up my recapping spot on a Monday. :( Monday's are starting to get a bit busier and I can't really afford the time now to watch the show and then recap it. Apologies, it was fun for the short while I did it.

I'll do today's recap of course.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday February 24th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 35)
Replies: 9
Views: 1843

Re: Spoilers for Friday February 24th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim

Great performance again Peter, an excellent score with OTHERWISE being a great spot.

Unlucky to Kieran, definitely had the potential for a few more wins.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 20th 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2485

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 20th 2012

Now here's a question that you might like to answer, what connects the birthplace of our last host, Jeff Stelling with the loser of Episode 3181 in Series 47 :?: The answer is the identity of today's challenger, another Apterite (and part-time forumite) Peter Lee. What do you mean by this? Simple, ...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 20th 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2485

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 20th 2012

Now here's a question that you might like to answer, what connects the birthplace of our last host, Jeff Stelling with the loser of Episode 3181 in Series 47 :?: The answer is the identity of today's challenger, another Apterite (and part-time forumite) Peter Lee. What do you mean by this? Congrats...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 26)
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Re: Monday 13th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 26)

James Robinson wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:Round 5: 100, 6, 1, 7, 8, 4. Target: 123.

C1: 123. (6*4+1)+100 (10)
C2: 123. (6*4+1)+100 (10)
Score: 38–30 (max 49)
Unless my maths has gone haywire, they add up to 125.................... :oops: :roll:
It hasn't, it does, changed. :)
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 26)
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Monday 13th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 February 2012. Hello and welcome to Monday's recap. Victoria has been on a good run of late and could potentially become a rare female octochamp, will she?... C1: Champion Victoria James (5 wins, 422 points.) C2: Challenger Ed Barker. DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford...
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How Googly are you?
Replies: 46
Views: 4173

Re: How Googly are you?

Searches show various newspaper articles for me at the top and then two images of me and one of Jack.

And yeah, coincidence that innis and carson are beside each other, not a name.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ever contestants
Replies: 507
Views: 228471

Re: Best ever contestants

David Barnard wrote:I think the best series was series 61, now there was 4 very impressive players. No series has had that amount of great players since then although there is usually 1 or 2.
Ahem series 63...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 6 February 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 21)
Replies: 7
Views: 950

Re: Monday 6 February 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 21)

PROPRIETOR and TYPEWRITER are two.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Masters 2012
Replies: 88
Views: 11763

Re: Apterous Masters 2012

Yep.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday February 3rd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 20)
Replies: 9
Views: 2342

Re: Spoilers for Friday February 3rd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim

Nice to see a pretty high scoring female on the show.

Also, thought it was funny at the end when Rachel said "My little nephew is being born next week" and then Nick asked if it was a boy or a girl :?:

Still, congrats to Jocelyn.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday February 3rd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 20)
Replies: 9
Views: 2342

Re: Spoilers for Friday February 3rd 2012 (Series 66 Prelim

Rhys Benjamin wrote:FUNFAIR as an equaller in the FARTING round.
Only one F.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 104825

Re: The C4C Football Thread

2041: Unbelievable scenes at Goodison Park. A fan has handcuffed himself to the goal posts. Suffice to say the game has stopped while they look for the key, or a hacksaw.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The Chase
Replies: 148
Views: 51390

Re: The Chase

What is the capital of Angola?

Pakistan.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: The Innis Carson 10K sweepstake
Replies: 28
Views: 3612

Re: The Innis Carson 10K sweepstake

Never.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Google Demographics
Replies: 26
Views: 3454

Re: C4C Link Dump

Arts & Entertainment - Fun & Trivia Games - Puzzles & Brainteasers Science - Biological Sciences Sports Your demographics We infer your age and gender based on the websites that you've visited. You can remove or edit these at any time. Age: 18-24 Gender: Male Everything fine except for the Science b...
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday January 31st 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 17
Replies: 7
Views: 1401

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday January 31st 2012 (Series 66 Prelim

Apologies if it was mentioned in the show, but IDIGBO was there in one of the early rounds. (3 or 4?)
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th January (Series 66, Prelim 16)
Replies: 0
Views: 592

Monday 30th January (Series 66, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 January 2012. Hello and welcome again to what has turned out to be an incredibly swift recap by me - hopefully it doesn't detract from quality! C1: Champion Susan Hughes (1 win, 68 points.) C2: Challenger Neil Hewitt. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil Hammond. RR: Rachel Rile...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday January 30th 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1451

Re: Spoilers For Monday January 30th 2012

Jack Worsley wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:Can someone tell me the name of the Challenger please?
Neil Hewitt.
Thanks. :)
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday January 30th 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1451

Re: Spoilers For Monday January 30th 2012

Can someone tell me the name of the Challenger please?
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: aptoSOS.02 - signup and shiz
Replies: 76
Views: 14508

Re: aptoSOS.02 - signup and shiz

On the random vs seeded thing (dunno if you said above which is gonna happen, CBA reading through) I think random would be best tbh. I think that way it would give more people a chance and you'd see unexpected people emerging from not evenly spacing out all of the best candidates. Probably makes it...
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Mastermind
Replies: 12
Views: 4171

Re: Mastermind

Saw it, very close show with Chris unlucky to lose it - he still looked as cheery as ever though!
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Sporcle
Replies: 44
Views: 5616

Re: Sporcle

I can get onto the Sporcle website on my phone and have played games on it before, but it's not as good as the app because the screen seems to be smaller whereas the apps are formatted better on the app. Also, the app doesn't require Internet access so if you're in an area with slow Internet it won'...
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Sporcle
Replies: 44
Views: 5616

Re: Sporcle

Maybe limited was the wrong word. I have 438 games on my phone (of the 41 sports games, about 35 are all American sports) - which is kind of disappointing considering the literally thousands on the site (obviously some aren't gonna work due to how they are played). I'm not complaining though, it's a...
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:05 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Sporcle
Replies: 44
Views: 5616

Re: Sporcle

Have you ever looked up the procedure for how something gets on the Sporcle app? I never ever use the website anymore really, and both your quizzes would be app-superfriendly. I have the Sporcle app on my phone but there's a very limited amount of games and some of the older ones aren't updated tha...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge 2011/12
Replies: 89
Views: 13361

Re: University Challenge 2011/12

Unlucky to UCL, again they (Karran) were really entertaining and I hope they can winner their next quarter final.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The Chase
Replies: 148
Views: 51390

Re: The Chase

Unlucky Matt, you played well but it must be unbelievably difficult on your own.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The Chase
Replies: 148
Views: 51390

Re: The Chase

Psyched.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Sporcle
Replies: 44
Views: 5616

Re: Sporcle

Great quiz Charlie - only managed 16. Nominated it.
by Eoin Monaghan
Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the news
Replies: 217
Views: 46938

Re: Countdown in the news

James Robinson wrote:
Notice also that it said that Jack declared F**KFACE, not S**TFACE. :lol:
Yeah! :roll:
That's why I linked it, I've seen a good few actually.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday January 17th 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1720

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday January 17th 2012

Congrats Jack, a great run and unlucky not to get the 8th century, but Jack had some good spots.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 6)
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Re: Monday 16th January 2012 (Series 65, Prelim 6)

Apologies for not including any details on the players. But I get home just after the first rounds and the show is yet yo be uploaded to 4oD or YouTube. I wanted to get it done ASAP.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 6)
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Monday 16th January 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 6)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 January 2012. Hello and welcome to my first ever recap! After having to restart due to deletion I'll try and make this good. Whilst I've been trying to get to grips with what recapping entails (I don't envy James!) and Nick has been getting to grips with the Countdown j...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday January 16th 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1349

Re: Spoilers For Monday January 16th 2012

That's great James, thanks! Now I just need to watch the introduction...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday January 16th 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1349

Re: Spoilers For Monday January 16th 2012

I have the recap ready and it's been like this all day, but I missed up until round 2 because I don't get home in time. 4oD don't have it up and nor do YouTube. Does anyone have any details they could help me with please?
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 461
Views: 129286

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

Seeing as Graeme's first recap went down well, I'm happy to alternate Monday's with him if he is too.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 13th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 5)
Replies: 22
Views: 3075

Re: Spoilers for Friday January 13th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim

Great show again today Jack, very well played. Hope you get the 8!
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2577

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2011

That was incredibly tough. Thanks again for running this, seems to be very smooth.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 461
Views: 129286

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

I'd like to give these a try. Can I try Mondays please?
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday January 9th 2012
Replies: 49
Views: 5688

Re: Spoilers For Monday January 9th 2012

Rhys, if you're gonna say something like that, then please don't post at all. It was by no means the worst episode ever. I think Nick was just fine for his first show and will certainly come into his own in the near future.

Well played Jack too.
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Rachel on Celebrity Mastermind
Replies: 32
Views: 2899

Re: Rachel on Celebrity Mastermind

Rachel was very good today and would have won last night's show easily. Unlucky to come up against such a strong player in Miles. Manchester United from 1999 was probably the best topic I could ever hope for and if I was to ever appear it would be a choice. :P (Wouldn't be picked though, too common.)
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointless Series 5
Replies: 216
Views: 27004

Re: Pointless Series 5

Aw snap, no luck James, really well played though. Cricket is probably the worst subject for me so I had no idea, but the other rounds were pretty good. Really enjoyed that! :D
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointless Series 5
Replies: 216
Views: 27004

Re: Pointless Series 5

First round was ideal for me, got plenty of pointless answers - well done James!

Nice to know Countdown isn't the only show you know strange facts about. :P
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For 8 Out Of 10 Cats Do Countdown
Replies: 15
Views: 1561

Re: Spoilers For 8 Out Of 10 Cats Do Countdown

I really really enjoyed that. Seems John is actually pretty good.

Rachel is also on Celebrity Mastermind on Wednesday.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Yet another silly 'predict the time' game
Replies: 25
Views: 1944

Re: Yet another silly 'predict the time' game

January 21st - 12 noon.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Dec 25, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Countdown/C4C/Apterous themed quiz
Replies: 21
Views: 2907

Re: Countdown/C4C/Apterous themed quiz

Nice one Phil, a lot of thought put into that.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Countdown/C4C/Apterous themed quiz
Replies: 21
Views: 2907

Re: Countdown/C4C/Apterous themed quiz

Got 1) 12 Series Champions' Names on the Richard Whiteley Memorial Trophy
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

Err, knowing the capital of Idaho isn't easy at all and Antimony is a pretty obscure element, never mind knowing it's strange symbol. This whole thing is a good idea IMO, but the 2 quizzes have been far too difficult. That's true, but they should be easy for people on a Countdown forum. And they're...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge 2011/12
Replies: 89
Views: 13361

Re: University Challenge 2011/12

Karran was brilliant again, great viewing. I literally laughed out loud at thinometer :?
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

Err, knowing the capital of Idaho isn't easy at all and Antimony is a pretty obscure element, never mind knowing it's strange symbol. This whole thing is a good idea IMO, but the 2 quizzes have been far too difficult.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

Well then I'll do it next week but make them easier.