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by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: aptoSOS.02 - signup and shiz
Replies: 76
Views: 14508

Re: aptoSOS.02 - signup and shiz

In.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge 2011/12
Replies: 89
Views: 13362

Re: University Challenge 2011/12

And apparently there's a double episode - from half 7 to 8 there is a special of past alumni.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

Woo. Tbh, this clearly hasn't gone down too well unfortunately, I don't really see the point in doing it next week to have.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Ditloids
Replies: 26
Views: 4058

Re: Ditloids

Kirk Bevins wrote:I reckon it's "A wizard dials 6442 to enter the ministry of magic"....does that sound right? I'm guessing they're all wizards..
Yeah, that would make sense. Just hope they have made a mistake!
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

Results? Was I the only one that entered? :?
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Ditloids
Replies: 26
Views: 4058

Re: Ditloids

Well, to enter the Ministry of Magic, you go into a payphone and type in 62442, then the box will descend through the ground - if that gives you a bit more help. Maybe I'm barking up the wrong tree, but that looks more right.

I can see why you got 15. :)
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Ditloids
Replies: 26
Views: 4058

Re: Ditloids

Thomas Carey wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:I'm pretty sure number 5 is something to do with pressing 6442 to Enter the Ministry of Magic (in Harry Potter series), but I don't know the first part.
I think it was 62442 (which spells MAGIC on a phone).
Yeah, that's what I meant, you posted right before my edit!
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Ditloids
Replies: 26
Views: 4058

Re: Ditloids

I'm pretty sure number 5 is something to do with pressing 62442 (are you missing the first 2?) to Enter the Ministry of Magic (in Harry Potter series), but I don't know the first part.

Can I also see some of the others please? If it's not too much bother.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

Thomas Carey wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:So, about this then.
Hoped it would go unnoticed.

Alarm didn't go off, so sorry but it's now a Sunday quiz for this week. :(
Dead on, I'm away tomorrow so will have to reply late.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

So, about this then.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Final)
Replies: 73
Views: 10412

Re: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Fina

Rhys Benjamin wrote:Oh come on Carl! I got 810!
He wouldn't have got the points even if he had got 810 - and it was the second/third last round in a series final.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Final)
Replies: 73
Views: 10412

Re: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Fina

Greatest series final I've ever seen. Absolutely phenomenal, a fantastic solve for both the last numbers and the conundrum Graeme. (And the 1st conundrum too Carl.) I was so nervous watching the whole thing and literally did a fist pump (the first time ever) when Graeme buzzed, just because it meant...
by Eoin Monaghan
Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 15th 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2352

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 15th 2011

Congratulations to Graeme, again you seem to be loving absolutely every minute of it, something I tried to do! A very solid semi-final performance. Also commiserations to Paul, you were very humble in defeat and also great to watch.

Should be a good one tomorrow!

Did I get the names right this time?
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 14th 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 4838

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 14th 2011

Matt Morrison wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:He may not be liked on here, but you have to give some credit to Mark
Quoted.
:oops: *Carl! Screw you! :evil:

You all knew what I meant ;)
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 14th 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 4838

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 14th 2011

I'm real sorry Mark, I know how much it must have meant to you and everyone can see on Apterous just how brilliant you have got. It's the perfect example of how the show is different to playing online. You've definitely been one of the most memorable contestants within the last lock of years, it's r...
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday December 13th 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2579

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday December 13th 2011

I'm guessing a few Apterites got the conundrum but weren't allowed to answer?
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Dec 10, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

What were the answers/scores?
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Saturday quickfire quiz I
Replies: 35
Views: 3761

Re: Saturday quickfire quiz I

Wow, that was incredibly tough. If you're going to do it quick-fire I think you should lower the difficulty.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Dec 09, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday December 9th 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2735

Re: Spoilers For Friday December 9th 2011

If everything runs accordingly, this could be one of the most enjoyable finals ever. Mark's great to watch and is real funny and Graeme just seems as if he loves every single minute of it, always smiling. Well done!

Also, unlucky to NIkki, a very capable player.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Jam
Replies: 18
Views: 1612

Re: Jam

I used to take strawberry jam sandwiches everyday and put strawberry jam on porridge. Now the only time I eat it is on toasted Nutty Krust, every single morning and night - lovely. :)
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 104834

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:Ireland
:roll:

How many times Eoin, YOU'RE IN THE UK!
Please don't start.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 104834

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Spain, Italy and Croatia for Ireland and Ukraine, Sweden and France for England in the Euro 2012 groups. Ireland obviously gonna get it tough against Spain but I think with an Italian manager it's possible.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge 2011/12
Replies: 89
Views: 13362

Re: University Challenge 2011/12

[quote="Michael Wallace]Obviously I watched this in the audience, but I didn't hear a lot of what you can hear watching it on TV. My favourite bit has to be "if you don't say something I'm going to say Caravaggio again", also some of Paxo's facial expressions were awesome. Can't remember; did he sa...
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge 2011/12
Replies: 89
Views: 13362

Re: University Challenge 2011/12

I agree, seems to add a bit more fun to the whole thing, and sort of says out loud what some people are thinking - "What?!" Hope he goes a bit further.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 104834

Re: The C4C Football Thread

An awful day for football today, Togo team hit with another tragedy and Gary Speed hung himself. RIP. :(
by Eoin Monaghan
Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Should Countdown BAN Under 16's?
Replies: 44
Views: 5614

Re: Should Countdown BAN Under 16's?

If under 16's are only allowed on for one-off shows I think it would be great to have a few of those! ;) :D .
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Should Countdown BAN Under 16's?
Replies: 44
Views: 5614

Re: Should Countdown BAN Under 16's?

Aw, that sucks. So glad I applied at the stage I did. I know that anyone who grew up with Countdown from a young age with hopes of appearing might be scuppered for, like Thomas said, it may not be around by that stage or they may have grown out of it when they are old enough. I know I definitely wou...
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 104834

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Heroic night.
by Eoin Monaghan
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Mastermind Specialist Subject
Replies: 41
Views: 5709

Re: Mastermind Specialist Subject

New series of Mastermind has started, first episode was last week.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Guess who...
Replies: 476
Views: 34673

Re: Guess who...

Has he been a comedian for a while or just come to light in the last year or so?
Has he hosted his own show?
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Guess who...
Replies: 476
Views: 34673

Re: Guess who...

Is he a (former) sportsman?
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Oct 28, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What Are You?
Replies: 13
Views: 1552

What Are You?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-15391515 Interesting new feature from the BBC, telling you what number you were when you were born in terms of people on the planet, and in the history of the world. I was born on the 4th July 1996 and am apparently the 5,804,073,895th person alive, so where do you fi...
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Aptovision 2011/12
Replies: 52
Views: 6412

Re: Aptovision 2011/12

Is this still going ahead?
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 782
Views: 240642

Re: Politics in General

Rhys Benjamin wrote: And which second year would this be? Year 8? The actual one?
The second year of secondary school.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 782
Views: 240642

Re: Politics in General

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Mark James wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote: I'm fine - I had to debate against Footballers are overpaid. I won, with a 74% approx swing.
Would you agree with that outside of a debate though?
No.
Do you have the speech? :? We did something similar to this in 2nd year.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:54 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Carol Vorderman on Celebrity "The Chase"
Replies: 7
Views: 2197

Re: Carol Vorderman on Celebrity "The Chase"

Awesome, who else was doing it?
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 24 October 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1051

Re: Spoilers for Monday 24 October 2011

INDURATES in round 9.
by Eoin Monaghan
Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 104834

Re: The C4C Football Thread

I hope our luck hasn't run out before the play offs. Certainly not before the draw was made anyway. Estonia, first leg away, is the best draw that we could have asked for. Definitely, really would love to see them make a proper finals stage. I only have vague memories of Matt Holland's goal against...
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Autumn Tournament
Replies: 186
Views: 25424

Re: Apterous Autumn Tournament

Thanks for this Ben, well run as ever.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: X Factor
Replies: 93
Views: 5474

Re: X Factor

He's not tho. Is that the level of debating skill that won you the school prize? Must have been entertaining to listen to. "Why is the sky blue?" "It isn't." Well, for a start, I was given the theme a month in advance. Then I actually wrote a speech in more than one minute. What was the speech on? ...
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:45 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Autumn Tournament
Replies: 186
Views: 25424

Re: Apterous Autumn Tournament

Ben Wilson wrote:Yep- the preliminary rounds are 12 games for everyone, premier tier included.
Okay cheers, can these be played in any order?
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Autumn Tournament
Replies: 186
Views: 25424

Re: Apterous Autumn Tournament

I've played all my games but am now getting a message telling me I still have to play Oli, Adam and Ryan.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday October 4th 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1868

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday October 4th 2011

Very well done Jayne, a top notch run. :)
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge 2011/12
Replies: 89
Views: 13362

Re: University Challenge 2011/12

Well done to Michael for qualifying, when are the finals recorded, or has that been done?
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 19th 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 579

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 19th 2011

UITLANDER in round 13.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Gaelic Football Thread
Replies: 74
Views: 7496

Re: The C4C Gaelic Football Thread

MENTAL! What a final!
by Eoin Monaghan
Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Gaelic Football Thread
Replies: 74
Views: 7496

Re: The C4C Gaelic Football Thread

The Minor Final was really, really good, so here's hoping this one is just as good.
by Eoin Monaghan
Thu Sep 15, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday September 15th 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2060

Re: Spoilers For Thursday September 15th 2011

Tense finished, well played Carl.

This was also the date of my first show. :D 8-)
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Aptovision 2011/12
Replies: 52
Views: 6412

Re: Aptovision 2011/12

How about each player plays one 15 rounder game (of any variant) and all other finalists look at the games and decide who to give their points too?
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Autumn Tournament
Replies: 186
Views: 25424

Re: Apterous Autumn Tournament

Premier Tier:

James beat me 97-85 in a topsy turvy game. http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=527018

Is it okay that we played this even though it's not automated yet? :? I can play again... :P
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?
Replies: 15
Views: 2456

Re: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:One of Ryan's teammates today (Sharon) was also on today's episode of Pointless.
Are you saying Ryan was on The Chase today? If so, why did no one give us some advance notice? :facepalm:
Sorry, I thought a lot of people knew, I'm guessing you haven't read today's recap then?
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?
Replies: 15
Views: 2456

Re: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?

One of Ryan's teammates today (Sharon) was also on today's episode of Pointless.
by Eoin Monaghan
Sat Sep 10, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Do you still watch Countdown?
Replies: 35
Views: 5628

Re: Do you still watch Countdown?

I try my best to watch it every day on 4+1, but if I miss it so be it. I usually have it on in the background whilst I do other things. But if someone such as James Nguyen is on ( :? if he is on), I'll probably try and see all his games, mainly because he has a chance of being awesome.
by Eoin Monaghan
Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?
Replies: 15
Views: 2456

Re: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?

I watched more of Pointless today, but still prefer to watch the Chase. I like how now when the Chaser gets it wrong on the first step in the final chase the team gets an extra step.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?
Replies: 15
Views: 2456

Re: 5:00 - Pointless or The Chase?

Definitely the Chase. It's quicker and has more questions, you can (like Michael said) watch the whole episode in no time on iPlayer and just skip all the boring rounds.
by Eoin Monaghan
Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday August 29th 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1777

Re: Spoilers for Monday August 29th 2011

RACHIDES was there in round 13. Unlucky Andy, I really wanted you to win (just for more Irish representation at the finals). Good game today.
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th August 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 39)
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Re: Thursday 25th August 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 39)

Maxed it! Although I think I may have been helped on the conundrum by the Screwball Scramble lying infront of me... My theory: They didn't use the INCORRECT board because SCRAWLABLE has 10 letters. You maxed this game? Yeah, I know! Quite proud of DOLMADES and EMERSION but otherwise it was pretty t...
by Eoin Monaghan
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th August 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 39)
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Re: Thursday 25th August 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 39)

Thomas Carey wrote:Maxed it!

Although I think I may have been helped on the conundrum by the Screwball Scramble lying infront of me...


My theory: They didn't use the INCORRECT board because SCRAWLABLE has 10 letters.
You maxed this game?
by Eoin Monaghan
Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday August 24th 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2215

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday August 24th 2011

Thomas Carey wrote:TRIBUNE, TURBINE in the CURBING round

ACCURATES for the conundrum?
Nope, I've learnt the conundrum as accurates^, pretty handy.