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by Joyce Phillips
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 2)
Replies: 13
Views: 2358

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 2)

Very impressed with Jodine. She deserves another go.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, QF2)
Replies: 16
Views: 3956

Re: Spoilers for Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, QF2)

A truly great game. Just a shame someone had to lose. Well done Philip.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, QF2)
Replies: 16
Views: 3956

Re: Spoilers for Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, QF2)

A great game. Just a shame someone had to lose.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th June 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1963

Re: Spoilers for 13th June 2018

Hauteur for a beater in round 2?
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 6210

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018

If anyone interested would like to save money, you’d be welcome to our spare room. It’s a double bed, so would be fine for a couple. I can also put a folding bed in the study if anyone fancies that. I’m told it’s quite comfortable but I haven’t slept on it myself.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77, GRAND FINAL!)
Replies: 12
Views: 2330

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77, GRAND FINAL!)

Great final played in a great spirit. Well done to you both.
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3367

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017

I did the same thing with weakening etc.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Mar 11, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 10 March 2016 (Series 74, Prelim 34)
Replies: 11
Views: 1509

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 10 March 2016 (Series 74, Prelim 34)

I don't think you looked at all smug Conrad. You looked relieved when risks paid off, but who wouldn't?
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 155
Views: 18582

Re: How many countries have you been to?

Just realised, no-one else has been to Taiwan. It doesn't count on Pointless because it's not a member of the UN. Thank Richard Nixon for that.
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 155
Views: 18582

Re: How many countries have you been to?

France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Thailand, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Holland, Croatia, Poland, Turkey, Taiwan, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Russia, USA, Hungary, Czech Republic, Tunisia, Switzerland, Estonia Some of the northern ones were on a Baltic cruise, so only brief visits, but we definitely touch...
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jan 15, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Quarter-Final 1 Spoilers For Thursday January 14th 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

Re: CoC Quarter-Final 1 Spoilers For Thursday January 14th 2016

Great game with an amazing standard of play from both of you. Just spoiled a little bit for me because I really didn't want to see either of you lose.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 6th November 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 842

Re: Spoilers for Friday 6th November 2015

Not a great game to watch, but how about ATTARS for a beater in round 2?
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 15th 2015 (S73 P17)
Replies: 12
Views: 1149

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 15th 2015 (S73 P17)

I felt that Judy was riding her luck a bit, especially since numbers aren't her strong point. She seemed to be enjoying herself and I'm sure she's pleased with her performance.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Mar 04, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 5062

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

Thanks Mark and Jeff for a great day. It was my first event and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The atmosphere was great and everything ran like clockwork.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Mar 04, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday March 4th 2015 (S72 P43)
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday March 4th 2015 (S72 P43)

Foumart in the second last letters game.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jan 23, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 23rd 2015 (S72 P15)
Replies: 8
Views: 1089

Re: Spoilers for Friday January 23rd 2015 (S72 P15)

Surprised that they all missed suitable in round one. Not Tracey's best game but she didn't have the best opposition.

Did I notice some irritated body language from Rachael at Keith's brusque manner when selecting letters?
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 21st 2015 (S72 P13)
Replies: 27
Views: 1751

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

What a game! Well done both for some excellent entertainment.
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Dec 16, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3098

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 15th 2014

Well done Laurence but I think Tricia made it a bit easier by not being on her very best form. I'm sorry that she read some of the earlier comments on here and glad that I put up such a robust defence of her. I wish her well in her recovering from her operation. Looking forward to the Irish showdown!
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Problems with Java
Replies: 25
Views: 7071

Re: Problems with Java

Thanks to everyone for their help. I am back in by using the www method. This might work for you John.
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Problems with Java
Replies: 25
Views: 7071

Re: Problems with Java

I have Java version 8 update 25 if that helps. I keep being told that I have the latest available.
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Problems with Java
Replies: 25
Views: 7071

Re: Problems with Java

Incidentally have tried adding apterous as an exception and like John, have had no luck. I'd hate to think I may never play you all again!
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Dec 11, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Problems with Java
Replies: 25
Views: 7071

Re: Problems with Java

I'm trying these solutions with no joy. Have downloaded Java update and was using IE anyway. Will try Chrome and see if it helps. Not sure what to try next if it doesn't.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Dec 10, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Problems with Java
Replies: 25
Views: 7071

Problems with Java

Can anyone help me to get back on to Apterous? Java is not letting me do it and despite following instructions about security I'm going round in circles. Ay help would be gratefully received!
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Dec 05, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday December 5th 2014 (S71 P101)
Replies: 18
Views: 1574

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

Very well done Antoinette! A great octorun from a great player.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday August 15th 2014 (S71 P29)
Replies: 23
Views: 1780

Re: Spoilers for Friday August 15th 2014 (S71 P29)

Mark is back on blistering form. Have to feel sorry for Keith who is a very good player. Am I right in thinking that Mark isn't on Apterous, at least not under his real name? It's early days but you have to fancy him and Tricia for the final. Tricia to shade it I think, but Mark would win on the ple...
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday July 25th 2014 (S71 P18)
Replies: 64
Views: 4902

Re: Spoilers for Friday July 25th 2014 (S71 P18)

Just feel I have to make the following points: 1) Tricia is a bit brusque, but not rude. I think she is the kind of no-nonsense woman of a certain age who comes across that way. This isn't the kind of person to cheat on a game show. 2) numbers aren't her strongest point so she well may have seen the...
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 27th 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2022

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 27th 2014

Well done Mark. I know he was planning to watch the finals with his family in Ireland so he is no doubt having a bit of a celebration. Congratulations to Andy. Shame he missed the nine in the first round, but he was a great sport and helped make the final a pleasure to watch.
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Feb 13, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday February 13th 2014 (S70 P29)
Replies: 15
Views: 1002

Re: Spoilers for Thursday February 13th 2014 (S70 P29)

Nick is definitely less irritating but I don't think I'll ever really warm to him. Agreed it was a good game today.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday February 12th 2014 (S70 P28)
Replies: 13
Views: 872

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday February 12th 2014 (S70 P28)

I think nerves got the better of the players today. I'm sure they could both play much better than that if the occasion hadn't got to them.
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday January 13th 2014 (S70 P7)
Replies: 13
Views: 901

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday January 13th 2014 (S70 P7)

Well done Ciaran. I thought Bobby would struggle against someone who'd had some practice, and so it proved, but he was very pleasant and gracious in defeat, which is nice to see.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 10th 2014 (S70 P5)
Replies: 107
Views: 5312

Re: Spoilers for Friday January 10th 2014 (S70 P5)

I've been watching Countdown from the beginning and one of the pleasures is getting what the contestants missed, but I think it could be very different if I was on the show - which is one of the reasons I don't go on. Helen must have known she wouldn't be the strongest contestant, but she was willin...
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 20th 2013
Replies: 84
Views: 6203

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 20th 2013

It's all been said but I have to add my twopennorth: BEST EVER FINAL! Well done lads. No shame in being runner up in a match like that and well done Dylan for being so gracious in defeat. Superb stuff.
by Joyce Phillips
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday October 11th 2013 (S69 P68)
Replies: 14
Views: 1102

Re: Spoilers for Friday October 11th 2013 (S69 P68)

Absolutely Jack. If he mispronounced it and no-one checked that's not Abdi's fault!
by Joyce Phillips
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday October 9th 2013 (S69 P66)
Replies: 12
Views: 834

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday October 9th 2013 (S69 P66)

I think nerves got the better of Abdi in the crucials. It was tense for us at home so it must have been horrendous in the studio. Well done both of you.
by Joyce Phillips
Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday September 5th 2013 (S69 P42)
Replies: 11
Views: 1226

Re: Spoilers for Thursday September 5th 2013 (S69 P42)

Well done Jen. I'm one of hose keen apterites who just prefer playing online - and watching CD on telly.
by Joyce Phillips
Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday July 15th 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 700

Re: Spoilers For Monday July 15th 2013

How about 'sloganeer' for 9 in the 'gleaners' round?
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 3rd 2013 (Series 69 Prelim...3)
Replies: 32
Views: 3523

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 3rd 2013 (Series 69 Prelim..

I've just looked at Virgin on demand and Tuesday's offering was Ryan and Michelle, so no enlightenment there.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 3rd 2013 (Series 69 Prelim...3)
Replies: 32
Views: 3523

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 3rd 2013 (Series 69 Prelim..

For some reason C4 chose not to show Steve's first game which presumably was scheduled for yesterday. Does anyone who was in the studio have a clue what was going on?
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 28th 2013
Replies: 50
Views: 3280

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 28th 2013

Well done lads. Great final plaid in a very sporting fashion. Hard luck Andy on 'odorizer'' but you had to go for it.
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday June 6th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 50)
Replies: 9
Views: 828

Re: Spoilers for Thursday June 6th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 50

Interesting that 'singledom' is in now. I thought that was the 9 that Glenn was going for, but it isn't in my (oldish) edition of the OED.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed May 01, 2013 5:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday May 1st 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 36)
Replies: 14
Views: 825

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday May 1st 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 36

Well done Eileen. I thought Katie was very nervous and she did seem to lose heart once Eileen got ahead.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3166

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 15th 201

Wow! What an absolutely brilliant game. The tension at the end was almost palpable. Great play lads - and great entertainment for the neutral viewer.
by Joyce Phillips
Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Monday February 4th 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2024

Re: Birthday Championship Spoilers For Monday February 4th 2

Well done both for another cracking game. Kirk, Innis, Graeme, two Jacks and now David. I'd forgotten how many absolutely fantastic players there've been over the years but this tournament is a reminder of why Countdown is such superb entertainment.
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday January 31st 2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2533

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday January 31st 20

Brilliant game, played in a tremendous spirit! If there's been a better one I can't remember it.
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 24th 2013 (Birthday R32 #5)
Replies: 23
Views: 1562

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 24th 2013 (Birthday R32 #5

Chris was awesome. Definitely the one to beat.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday December 21st 2012 (Series 67 Final)
Replies: 32
Views: 3444

Re: Spoilers for Friday December 21st 2012 (Series 67 Final)

Nerves got the better of Heather today but she has been a great contestant and a worthy finalist. However, all credit to Paul. He has been consistently good throughout. The finals have been great this year, so well done all who took part.
by Joyce Phillips
Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 20th 2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3449

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 20th 2012

What a great match! And two very sporting and committed players. I have to admit that I was rooting for Heather. She has been a delight to watch.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 19th 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 1785

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 19th 2012

Quality game. Shame there had to be a loser.
by Joyce Phillips
Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 17th 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1438

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 17th 2012

Well done both contestants today. Tia has seemed serious throughout but her 'eh' joke was miles better than Alistair's lame effort. I think the semi against DBB will be tough but it would be great to see a female in the grand final.
by Joyce Phillips
Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 26th 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 26th 2012

By the way, James, what changes should we be noticing? Apart from David's hair being a bit longer, that is.
by Joyce Phillips
Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 26th 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 26th 2012

Well done David, but I thought Stella was delightful - what a shame she came up against someone in such cracking form.
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday November 13th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 71
Replies: 13
Views: 1038

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday November 13th 2012 (Series 67 Preli

I've been rooting for Heather but have to admit, I was a bit torn today. Alma gave a brilliant performance and it was such a shame she came up against someone in such good form.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday November 7th 2012 (Series 67 #67)
Replies: 22
Views: 1612

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday November 7th 2012 (Series 67 #67)

That was some performance, against a very good champion as well. Great work Heather.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday July 6th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 5)
Replies: 7
Views: 783

Re: Spoilers for Friday July 6th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 5)

My loyalties were divided today, because Baljeet was a very good player (and modest, too) but Paul is one of ours, so well done on a great win.
by Joyce Phillips
Mon Jul 02, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 29th 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1958

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 29th 2012

Wow! I've been away and have just caught up with hte finals. Well done Jack. You held your nerve in the semi and then again in the final.
by Joyce Phillips
Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 25th 2012 (Series 66 Game 12)
Replies: 11
Views: 1000

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday January 25th 2012 (Series 66 Game

Maybe Mark had had enough of being patronised by Nick Hewer. Any ambition i had to apply for the show has wilted since he arrived.
by Joyce Phillips
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Do you still watch Countdown?
Replies: 35
Views: 4193

Re: Do you still watch Countdown?

i watch it every day but never live. can't stand the inane chat, boring guests (with the exception of Dr Phil), origins of words and adverts. Reckon the whole show takes me 20 minutes to watch. I play along but just to get in some practice for Apterous.
by Joyce Phillips
Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For The Stelling Swansong (Series 65 Grand Final)
Replies: 73
Views: 5766

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

A great final. I was rooting for Graeme because I feel I know him from Apterous, but Carl played his part and was gracious in defeat.