Unbroadcast special

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Unbroadcast special

Postby Charlie Reams » Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:19 pm

This unbroadcast game was "leaked" to me by an "insider" ages ago and I finally got around to "recapping" it. (I wonder if we can get it on Wikileaks?) I believe it was recorded at the same time as the other specials, i.e. sometime around 2003, but for some reason never made it to the screen. The contestants were two charming ladies who'd done well on the show back in the day.

C1: Joyce Cansfield, winner of the first ever series in 1982.
C2: Dixie Baird, finalist way back in 1983.
DC: Alison Heard and Sir Bernard Ingham.
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: T H N L E I E D S
R02: Q R P W O A E M A
R03: S C L R O I O I N
R04: F T B G O E U T O
R05: 25, 7, 4, 6, 9, 1. Target: 459.
TTT: BEGASON
R06: V E S M D U I L K
R07: S T R P O A E N S
R08: C D I A Y M E R O
R09: T L G N E A E D C
R10: 50, 9, 4, 1, 8, 3. Target: 634.
TTT: ONETRIP
R11: S R P Z I E A F L
R12: J T M E I N E D A
R13: R I S O T A B I R
R14: 100, 2, 5, 7, 10, 6. Target: 562.
R15: G I V E R T A T A (conundrum)


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Enjoy the show.

Round 1: T H N L E I E D S

C1: LISTENED (8)
C2: HINTED (6)
OT: ENLISTED (8)
Score: 8–0 (max 8)

Round 2: Q R P W O A E M A

C1: POWER (5)
C2: OPERA (5)
OT: PARAMO (6)
Score: 13–5 (max 14)

Round 3: S C L R O I O I N

C1: INCISOR (7)
C2: IRONIC (6)
OT: ORCINOL (7) SILICON (7) SIRLOIN (7)
Score: 20–5 (max 21)

Round 4: F T B G O E U T O

C1: BEGOT (5)
C2: outgoe
OT: OUBOET (6)
Score: 25–5 (max 27)

Round 5: 25, 7, 4, 6, 9, 1. Target: 459.

C1: 457.
C2: 459. (7+4+6+1)x25+9 (10)
Score: 25–15 (max 37)

Teatime teaser: BEGASON -> NOSEBAG

Round 6: V E S M D U I L K

C1: DEVILS (6)
C2: MILKS (5)
OT: KELIMS (6) MILKED (6) MISLED (6) SLIMED (6) SMILED (6) MUESLI (6) MULIES (6) SKIVED (6) SULKED (6)
Score: 31–15 (max 43)

Round 7: S T R P O A E N S

C1: PRONATES (8)
C2: PRONATES (8)
DC: PATRONESS (18)
OT: TRANSPOSE (18)
Score: 39–23 (max 61)

Round 8: C D I A Y M E R O

C1: COMRADE (7)
C2: MEDICO (6)
OT: CAROMED (7) MERCADO (7) DORMICE (7) MEDIACY (7)
Score: 46–23 (max 68)

Round 9: T L G N E A E D C

C1: CLEANED (7)
C2: TANGLED (7)
OT: DETANGLE (8) LANCETED (8)
Score: 53–30 (max 76)

Round 10: 50, 9, 4, 1, 8, 3. Target: 634.

C1: 638. (9+4)x50-8-4 (7)
C2: 634. Mistake in working.
Score: 60–30 (max 83)

Teatime teaser: ONETRIP -> PROTEIN

Round 11: S R P Z I E A F L

C1: PRAISE (6)
C2: PRIZES (6)
Score: 66–36 (max 89)

Round 12: J T M E I N E D A

C1: DEMENTIA (8)
C2: eminated - it's EMANATED
Score: 74–36 (max 97)

Round 13: R I S O T A B I R

C1: ABORTS (6)
C2: airbits
OT: ARBORIST (8)
Score: 80–36 (max 105)

Round 14: 100, 2, 5, 7, 10, 6. Target: 562.

C1: 562. (100+10)x5+2x6 (10)
C2: 562. (100+10)x5+2x6 (10)
Score: 90–46 (max 115)

Round 15: G I V E R T A T A

C2 buzzes on 5 seconds to say GRAVITATE which is correct.
Final Score: 90–56 (max 125)


Further summaries are at:
http://www.apterous.org/cdb/series.php?series=-50
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby James Robinson » Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:24 pm

Yeah, that is one of the 2 specials. I have seen the other one mainly because it was recorded on the same day as my special.
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby Charlie Reams » Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:26 pm

James Robinson wrote:Yeah, that is one of the 2 specials. I have seen the other one mainly because it was recorded on the same day as my special.

I hope you can remember every detail of it and post a recap.

It's kinda cool that we could eventually reach the point of having more recaps than episodes.
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby James Robinson » Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:57 pm

Charlie Reams wrote:
James Robinson wrote:Yeah, that is one of the 2 specials. I have seen the other one mainly because it was recorded on the same day as my special.

I hope you can remember every detail of it and post a recap.

It's kinda cool that we could eventually reach the point of having more recaps than episodes.

Unfortunately my memory of it is virtually non-existent. I think the conundrum was relevant, because it was the same one used int he original match between the 2 contestants, it being a repeated final. Although, which one I don't know, because there would obviously have been 2 in the original final.

The only memory of the game I have is while I was watching it in the green room. Everyone else who was recording that day was int he green room, so there was Scott Mearns, Natascha Kearsey, my opponent, Lucy Guile, Chris Wills and Julian Fell amongst others.

I remember offering a reasonable word in one of hte rounds and then Julian added 2 letters onto it, and I said something like "Oooooh, smarty pants", followed by a bit of laughter from all within.

But that was a very enjoyable day, and being able to be in the audience for that Fell v Wills match is still one of my greatest memories. :D
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby Gavin Chipper » Fri Oct 22, 2010 8:58 pm

Good game from Joyce considering she was probably 96 at the time.
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby Gavin Chipper » Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:13 pm

Apparently quite a few masters games were never broadcast either or Allen Horn against Joy Hill in series 36. Or indeed any game involving Harry Peters.
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby James Robinson » Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:40 pm

Charlie Reams wrote:Round 10: 50, 9, 4, 1, 8, 3. Target: 634.

C1: 638. (9+4)x50-8-4 (7)
C2: 634. Mistake in working.
Score: 60–30 (max 83)

Shouldn't that be - 3 - 1 :?:

Also it can obviously be done by ((9 + 4) x 50) - ((3 - 1) x 8), so the max is 128.
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby Ryan Taylor » Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:28 pm

James Robinson wrote:Also it can obviously be done by ((9 + 4) x 50) - ((3 + 1) x 8), so the max is 128.
That equals 618 James. 3-1 you clearly mean. Standards are slipping.
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby James Robinson » Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:32 am

Ryan Taylor wrote:
James Robinson wrote:Also it can obviously be done by ((9 + 4) x 50) - ((3 + 1) x 8), so the max is 128.
That equals 618 James. 3-1 you clearly mean. Standards are slipping.

Indeed, I blame it on Apterous being unavailable all yesterday, so my recap output was 0. :( :cry:
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Re: Unbroadcast special

Postby Gavin Chipper » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:37 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:Apparently quite a few masters games were never broadcast either or Allen Horn against Joy Hill in series 36. Or indeed any game involving Harry Peters.


And now I know why.
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