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by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Jun 14, 2024 10:44 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:OX - 15th June 2024
Replies: 31
Views: 28296

Re: CO:OX - 15th June 2024

JackHurst wrote: Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:24 pm Looks like this will be one of the most stacked events in Co event history!
Agreed. Imagine Ahmed, Jack W and Conor all sign up late too.All relatively active players so still possible....
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon May 20, 2024 5:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Countdown Android App is now out!
Replies: 158
Views: 40652

Re: The Countdown Android App is now out!

Hi I'm subscribed but still getting ads. I've changed my phone recently and had to install the app on it but when I go to "remove ads" manage subscriptions etc just says "you're already subscribed' and then I get ads again just repeats this cycle endlessly....how can I fix this please?
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Nov 28, 2023 12:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co-Event Suggestion Box
Replies: 194
Views: 50687

Re: Co-Event Suggestion Box

Not really an addition as much as a 'keep it up' but I thought the adjudication of the crucial conundrums on Saturday by other players was a great idea and I would love to see it kept up if possible. I've not done a Bristol style event in years but this definitely made it much more enjoyable and fai...
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Feb 21, 2022 11:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Brighton - 16 July 2022
Replies: 48
Views: 12304

Re: Co:Brighton - 16 July 2022

This is exciting - a new non-northern CO-event. But the obvious first thought - what is the parkrun situation? Well, it seems that there are basically five Brighton parkruns. And from this link , you can see that in order of closeness to the venue, they are: 1. Bevendean Down - 0.8 miles 2. Preston...
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Feb 21, 2022 11:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Brighton - 16 July 2022
Replies: 48
Views: 12304

Re: Co:Brighton - 16 July 2022

For info, Preston park and Hove Prom are my regulars-I've done Preston park 20 times and Hove Prom around 12 (it's now my local since moving house so will overtake Preston Park in time), and Brighton and Hove, the 'official one', ironically just once. Personally, I think the Prom is the one you'd wa...
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 355
Views: 183795

Re: You Are The Ref

I was always asked for spellings when I was on unless it was like 'rabbit' or something. I know because in one of my games I spelt senhora as senorha x and it was noted in the wiki as a mistake, although luckily it didn't matter as my opponent had punted 'onshored' anyway, which turned out to be val...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun May 17, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Best TV/Film Opening Credits
Replies: 15
Views: 6302

Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Catdog
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020 - CANCELLED
Replies: 27
Views: 22191

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) - 16 May 2020

To publicly answer a few questions that have been received by various channels: 1) Does the venue have plug sockets? There are plug sockets around the rooms, so you should be able to recharge your phone at some point 2) Is there parking at the venue? No, there is no parking, but the venue is easily...
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 611
Views: 407726

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

Saturday 25th January saw a record 10 Countdowners take part in the inaugural Doddington Hall parkrun before COLIN. Chris Marshall also took part in his first ever parkrun! And so here are the results out of 396 runners: 9. Gevin Chapwell - 18:28 (909 points) 12. Tim Down - 18:50 (818 points) 52. M...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Poll: The strongest series? [S01-S81]
Replies: 18
Views: 8087

Re: Poll: The strongest series? [S01-S81]

fwiw this is a decent topic but would work much better as a ranking imho-e.g top 5/10 hardest series ranked. The #1 choice is too obvious in my opinion really...
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots
Replies: 74
Views: 30915

Re: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots

I once sat behind Adrian Chiles on a flight from Edinburgh to Birmingham
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 25th August 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 20632

Re: CO-MSO 25th August 2019

Hi I'll be going to this. I spoke to Jonathan De Souza and he's going to0. T-Cap and Robbo can't make it, not sure about Ann of those who have been before that I know of. Interestingly I spoke to quite a few people at MK who weren't aware of this event as they don't use the forum. Possibly worth a t...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Replacement Countdown mug
Replies: 3
Views: 4748

Re: Replacement Countdown mug

Zubair Patel wrote: Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:09 pm I'm not likely to attend any Co events this year
:(
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 611
Views: 407726

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

Gavin Chipper wrote: Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:34 pm
Matthew Tassier wrote: Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:31 pm Just took part in my first one today, happy with a totally reasonable 28:23. No plans to go anywhere near the top end of your list.
Awesome. I'll sort out the rankings shortly. Which parkrun was it?
You need to stop ignoring my improvements too ;)
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)
Replies: 16
Views: 12513

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)

Strong start, FOOTSURE would've meant it was still a max game come R14, so you might have been a bit pissed Jon to see him pick 6s! Yeah, although tbf I'd probably have risked 'preorder' if I thought I was on for a max, which I was fully expecting them to say was in after I stuck with 7. Would have...
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)
Replies: 16
Views: 12513

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)

Thomas Carey wrote: Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:51 am

In Zarte's prediction game, EVERY PERSON guessed a win for JW with margins ranging from 5 to 60 points and an average margin of 30.73.
No pressure then!!
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue May 22, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Where are They Now ?
Replies: 44
Views: 32980

Re: Where are They Now ?

Marc Meakin wrote: Tue May 22, 2018 3:37 pm Sweyn Kikness gets my vote as best contestant name ever
Sweyn Kirness was in the year above me at university. He (presumably) graduated from Heriot-Watt ten years ago in actuarial maths, but don't know anything since then.....
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue May 15, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 19
Views: 34609

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

I'll be there I think, but probably just through for the day due to finances
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 179
Views: 212042

Re: While y'all wait...

Some interesting Reading rounds from today (with slightly changes as I didn't keep my notes, and also some that were 'almost there'): 1. QNGEANOMZ 2. HAMAROPIE 3. 50 5 8 9 5 1 797 4. TOMSBILOE 5. HTEEPOMTZ 6. 100 75 1 7 5 9 263 7. ARYOOMOST 8 DZOEMILZEL 9. 9 6 1 6 6 7 target 446 10. Con: GERANOLIC ...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 179
Views: 212042

Re: While y'all wait...

Some interesting Reading rounds from today (with slightly changes as I didn't keep my notes, and also some that were 'almost there'):

1. QNGEANOMZ
2. HAMAROPIE
3. 50 5 8 9 5 1 797
4. TOMSBILOE
5. HTEEPOMTZ
6. 100 75 1 7 5 9 263
7. ARYOOMOST
8 DZOEMILZEL
9. 9 6 1 6 6 7 target 446
10. Con: GERANOLIC
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: A Conundrum Alphabet... while you wait
Replies: 8
Views: 11835

Re: A Conundrum Alphabet... while you wait

Ray Wilding wrote: Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:16 pm 22. BISMILLAH

Just leaves
01. UPHANGOUT - P
13. MYHARDBIT - D
15. HESTOKOOL - T
1. putonghua
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down? [DO NOT POST IN THIS TOPIC FOR ANY OTHER REASON]
Replies: 604
Views: 411215

Re: Is Apterous down?

Bradley Horrocks wrote: Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:58 pm Down for me at the moment.
Likewise....
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 28978

Re: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018

Will be there this year
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, QF4)
Replies: 11
Views: 7442

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, QF4)

Cracking game guys, thought it was all over after r13 coz really didn't think you had Monradite there Eoin when you first declared-great entertainment and very well played to both, awesome joint score!!!
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown Bournemouth - Saturday 29th July 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 9193

Re: Countdown Bournemouth 2017

Almost certainly in :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIII- Countdown in Lincoln, 28-29 January 2017
Replies: 87
Views: 70555

Re: COLIN XIII- Countdown in Lincoln, 28-29 January 2017

Cheers for a great event, Ben, really enjoyed this one and very happy with how I did and my free entry next year :). Really enjoyed the games with people who I would say are all very close matches(except for Rob Foster of course as I always have a 10-point handicap with the con :) ). Sorry I couldn'...
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 659
Views: 357992

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

I always use to think "a round of applause" was "a round of THE plause" for some reason until a very late age...
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 2017
Replies: 34
Views: 34457

Re: CO-MSO

Provisionally in please. I hope this doesn't mean the cancellation of reading though.....?
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ever televised game?
Replies: 31
Views: 16773

Re: Best ever televised game?

Just reading about Jenny Haldane and noticed she sadly died this year. 2016 strikes again....
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: More recaps for Co Event games
Replies: 7
Views: 4212

Re: More recaps for Co Event games

Yeah, wasn't really meaning to suggest finalists themselves should do them, just anyone who was at them really. Maybe volunteers for each event? Since it was my idea maybe I'll recap the final for Dublin if someone could teach me how to do it, unless someone wants to recap their own final of course ...
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Potential CoBo 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 6264

Re: Potential CoBo 2017

Very interested if this is still happening
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: More recaps for Co Event games
Replies: 7
Views: 4212

Re: More recaps for Co Event games

Just to clarify, I'm talking about individual game recaps rather than scores in each round for everyone, which seem to be still happening.
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: More recaps for Co Event games
Replies: 7
Views: 4212

More recaps for Co Event games

Hi folks. Inspired partly by Gevin's "the final reduced to a footnote" post in the MK thread, but mostly by my own meanderings, I've noticed that , not sure why, but recaps for Co Events seem to have all but stopped.....why? And.....can we have them back please? For example I know Zarte be...
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed May 11, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May
Replies: 38
Views: 18484

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May

Very likely to be in for this I think-anyone staying for the Saturday night? Will probs try and book the Wetherspoon's(who knows-maybe even successfully this time :)? Is it the default pub?
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May
Replies: 38
Views: 18484

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL) - Saturday 28th May

Likely to be in for this one I reckon. How are we doing for players so far out of interest?
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Wednesday December 23rd 2015
Replies: 44
Views: 12704

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Wednesday December 23rd 2015

Thanks everyone for your nice comments, was a real pleasure to take part in this series and very, very pleased to win it-it's a real honour for me to have my name on the trophy with so many great players, many of whom I am fully aware are far greater than myself, so very pleased with that. Matthew i...
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 2nd 2015 (S73 P44)
Replies: 19
Views: 6314

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 2nd 2015 (S73 P44)

Thanks for all the comments everyone, had the best time at the studios everyone was soooo nice. V happy with how I did, though inevitability some regrets dunno what it was about that 3rd numbers but even James didn't get it and even Dylan, who spectacularly solved that difficult 351 from game 5 in 1...
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon May 11, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 20853

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May

Yeah go on then, in :D . Will PayPal once transport sorted.
by Jonathan Wynn
Sat May 09, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 20853

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May

May just be in for this, Mike. What's the deadline for payment?
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 66714

Re: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015

Yup. Will be there :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The introduction of Co:Glasgow! Saturday 2nd May 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 12375

Re: The introduction of Co:Glasgow! Saturday 2nd May 2015

Sounds good to me Alan, count me in :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 34436

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Bit of long shot-anyone driving up from anywhere southern(ish)-will be coming from Oxford-could travel to nearby places....would obvs pay for petrol; etc etc
by Jonathan Wynn
Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol???? who is interested
Replies: 25
Views: 9765

Re: CO Bristol???? who is interested

Would like to take part.
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Apr 23, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 2014
Replies: 104
Views: 42028

Re: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 20

Put down as 'interested' por favour James. Veeeery interested :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 17838

Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Had a great time Saturday Tony, thanks for all your hard work in organising this event :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 7618

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

Andy Platt wrote:He's just from Yorkshire, Jordan.

Very good comeback from C1, I thought it was all over after OLEANDERS.

Hope I wasn't the only one to miss bloody MODERATOS/ASTRODOME...
Looks like it AP. Ul.
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 7618

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

((50+6)*9)-9 I actually thought of Jeff when neither contestant got this as it's the kind of game he would have put his hand up for I think. Then Colin does it! He also did exactly what Jeff used to do too, ie look down at the desk when the cam's on him. Anyway, my way was ((6 - 1) x (100 - (9/9))....
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 7618

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

Blimey, what a comeback!!! Ul trevor, he seemed good at first.
by Jonathan Wynn
Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 7618

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 31st 2014

((50+6)*9)-9
by Jonathan Wynn
Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The Hangover- The Poll
Replies: 26
Views: 10248

Re: The Hangover- The Poll

:D
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The Hangover- The Poll
Replies: 26
Views: 10248

Re: The Hangover- The Poll

Also, if I had to guess I would say less people would up for some sort of format change tourney. Factor in a lot of hangovers and the numbers could be low. Thanks for your efforts as ever Ben.
by Jonathan Wynn
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The Hangover- The Poll
Replies: 26
Views: 10248

Re: The Hangover- The Poll

I voted every year. I was a tad disappointed at my result on the Sat, so it was good to have a shot at redeeming myself on the Sunday. For the record a Goatdown or something would be great but I reckon a shorter, standard event suffices in this case. I also liked the idea of seeding from the previou...
by Jonathan Wynn
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 17838

Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Banker for this one. My local event. In please Tony :)
by Jonathan Wynn
Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday December 13th 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 11019

Re: Spoilers For Friday December 13th 2013

We often say that a game doesn't deserve to have a loser, but that was especially true of this match. It was like when Innis played Kirk in the championship. On the one side we have Callum, who in the space of about three months attained the kind of standard that most players struggle to achieve in...