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by Davy Affleck
Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 28 April 2009 (Series 60 Prelim 58)
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Re: Tuesday 28 April 2009 (Series 60 Prelim 58)

Can anybody tell me if this is on youube or anywhere else online
Ta
by Davy Affleck
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 7th 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 7th 2011

2 great examples of a West of Scotland tan.
by Davy Affleck
Fri Nov 12, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday November 12th 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

Re: Spoilers For Friday November 12th 2010

Charlie Reams wrote:
Davy Affleck wrote:Is glaciates a word? If it is a 9 in round 9
No. Please check words before you post them.

Why? - You can check them for me and give me a row if they are wrong.

FYI it is in here - so there!

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/glaciates
by Davy Affleck
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday November 12th 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

Re: Spoilers For Friday November 12th 2010

Is glaciates a word? If it is a 9 in round 9
by Davy Affleck
Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 8th 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1362

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 8th 2010

Martin Bishop wrote:I'd often wondered what Colin Jackson's favourite colour was.

Odds on purple or pink
by Davy Affleck
Mon Sep 06, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 6th 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 1970

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 6th 2010

I like Penny Smith!
by Davy Affleck
Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Retiral tomorrow
Replies: 11
Views: 1267

Retiral tomorrow

I finally retire from the fire brigade at 6pm tomorrow after 31+ years service - all operational. I always tried to make sure that the afternoon teabreak was due just when Countdown was on & I think I converted a few guys to fans on the shift but I am not sure whether it was to : a) watch countdown ...
by Davy Affleck
Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The real Jon Gaunt surfaces.
Replies: 14
Views: 1813

The real Jon Gaunt surfaces.

A radio host who called a councillor a "Nazi" live on air has lost a legal bid to challenge Ofcom's decision to uphold complaints against him. Jon Gaunt, who made the comments on Talksport in 2008, said the watchdog's stance was an unlawful interference with his freedom of expression. Ofcom censured...
by Davy Affleck
Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2010
Replies: 328
Views: 16444

Re: FIFA World Cup 2010

It has been reported that fog has closed all English airports. The England team will get a heroes welcome as their plane has been diverted - TO GLASGOW!
by Davy Affleck
Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:31 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday June 23rd 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1360

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday June 23rd 2010

Well done & all the best from Lanarkshire.
by Davy Affleck
Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 21st 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1148

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 21st 2010

Cheers James
by Davy Affleck
Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:23 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 21st 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1148

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 21st 2010

Who won? I was watching the fitba as usual.
by Davy Affleck
Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 14th 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1517

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 14th 2010

Keep us up to date James - football wins every time this week.
by Davy Affleck
Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Vuvuzela
Replies: 69
Views: 4339

Re: Vuvuzela

They are annoying but not as much as James Corden. At least you can switch him off.
by Davy Affleck
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday June 11th 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1401

Re: Spoilers For Friday June 11th 2010

Nice avatar Charlie. There will be a few stars & stripes flying about in Scotland tonight.
by Davy Affleck
Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who Will Win 62?
Replies: 29
Views: 2641

Re: Who Will Win 62?

The fact that the present champ on TV (Scott) isn't there is a bit of a spoiler. Thanks for that. Don't worry Davy, by losing to Scott, Dominic was narrowly denied a place in the finals, but there weren't enough heats left before the finals began for Scott to edge in and so if he does continue his ...
by Davy Affleck
Sat Jun 05, 2010 7:41 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who Will Win 62?
Replies: 29
Views: 2641

Re: Who Will Win 62?

The fact that the present champ on TV (Scott) isn't there is a bit of a spoiler. Thanks for that.
by Davy Affleck
Mon May 24, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday May 24th 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Re: Spoilers For Monday May 24th 2010

I watched it on channel 4+1 today. The pictures were all there but the sound was an episode of Friends then the Simpsons - on both freeview & sky - totally weird!
by Davy Affleck
Mon May 17, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cricket
Replies: 15
Views: 1139

Re: Cricket

Yawn
by Davy Affleck
Mon May 10, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 10th May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 672

Re: Spoilers for Monday 10th May 2010

Kirk Bevins wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:HACKERY for round 1.
What's wrong with James' thread?

The usual.
by Davy Affleck
Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Rachel's cold
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Re: Rachel's cold

I am getting a bit worried about Rachel. She has had a cold & laringytis for about 3 weeks now. But in real time, it's only just over a day. First time her voice was heard like it is at the moment was around 1 pm on a Monday. Today's programme was around 3:30 the following day. After next week's pr...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Apr 29, 2010 3:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Rachel's cold
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Rachel's cold

I am getting a bit worried about Rachel. She has had a cold & laringytis for about 3 weeks now.
by Davy Affleck
Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A thought for St Georges day
Replies: 18
Views: 1300

A thought for St Georges day

Aye, fight and you may die. Run, and you will live - - - at least for a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin’ to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance - just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but th...
by Davy Affleck
Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 4415

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2010

D Eadie wrote:
Matt Morrison wrote:Been looking forward to this for a long time. Though for the record I think Phil wanted to keep it as secret as possible so that everyone erupted with excitement once it came on. You spoilsport, Damian.
Ah well, forget i said anything. ;)
who said what?
by Davy Affleck
Fri Mar 26, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday March 25th 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 1347

Re: Spoilers For Thursday March 25th 2010

Kevin Davis wrote:
James Robinson wrote:Will the challenger stop him in his tracks, or will Mr. Wilkinson put him/her to the sword :?: (Rubbish joke, if you can spot it. :oops: )
I can't compete with your razor-sharp wit there.

Cutting edge stuff
by Davy Affleck
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Which of these would you find easiest to give up?
Replies: 27
Views: 1698

Re: Which of these would you find easiest to give up?

**Please read before voting** Countdown includes watching the show either live or on video/DVD/catchup/youtube etc, playing on apterous, playing the wii/ds/board game or any other similar games on the internet, going to the studio either as a spectator or contestant, talking about the show in any c...
by Davy Affleck
Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Which of these would you find easiest to give up?
Replies: 27
Views: 1698

Re: Which of these would you find easiest to give up?

James Robinson wrote:Hence, I'm always well sober on here. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

Sometimes I wonder
by Davy Affleck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Risque Rachel Riley
Replies: 43
Views: 4568

Re: Risque Rachel Riley

[ By the way, am I the only one who thinks that that dress Rachel wore yesterday makes her look like a banana that's had its top peeled off :?: :idea: Topless bananas? you are getting your fruits mixed up again James - melons or "pairs" are what are normally associated with attractive fruit. As lon...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday February 4th 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1372

Re: Spoilers For Thursday February 4th 2010

Howard Somerset wrote:
Davy Affleck wrote:The programme started at 15:23:28 seconds.
Thanks goodness I set my recorder to start at 15:23.

you would have missed EVERYTHING in the theme music except the last 2 seconds. Lucky guy.
by Davy Affleck
Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday February 4th 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1372

Re: Spoilers For Thursday February 4th 2010

The programme started at 15:23:28 seconds.
by Davy Affleck
Wed Feb 03, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday February 3rd 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1192

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday February 3rd 2010

Michael Wallace wrote:
James Robinson wrote:<Krypton Factor spoilers>
Man, I'd be pretty annoyed if I hadn't already watched that - you really should only have spoilers relevant to the spoilers thread in here.

If you didn't want to know last nights results:
Chelsea drew 1-1
Celtic lost 1-0
St Mirren are in the League cup final
by Davy Affleck
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday February 2nd 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1508

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday February 2nd 2010

James Robinson wrote: P.S. Don't forget to watch our very own Dinos in tonight's edition of The Krypton Factor. Tonight at 7:32pm on ITV1. ;) :) :D :mrgreen:

Could you be more precise and give the exact seconds as I am a busy man.
by Davy Affleck
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 1st 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 2324

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 1st 2010

Marc Meakin wrote:The Conundrum didn't make a vas deferens to the result, luckily.

Neither of them could cut it in the end
by Davy Affleck
Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday January 29th 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 1984

Re: Spoilers For Friday January 29th 2010

[quote="James Robinson"]
By the way, if you're reading this, James. I sent you a private message on Friday, and you still haven't read it yet.
quote]


Maybe the restraining order hasn't kicked in yet
by Davy Affleck
Wed Jan 06, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: SNOW!
Replies: 42
Views: 2720

Re: SNOW!

Bit late perhaps but does anyone have any decent stories/pics of fun scenes in the snow. There was a pic in the papers of David Cameron and Vorders building a snowman. Me and Emma (well mostly me) built a snowman on Monday. Pics are on facebook so you might have to add me/Emma as a friend to see th...
by Davy Affleck
Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Snow family rising from the icy wastes
Replies: 2
Views: 538

Snow family rising from the icy wastes

Watch this & get cheered up despite the snow ice & cold

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W62iJ5CSHY
by Davy Affleck
Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Oh god it's 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1556

Re: Oh god it's 2010

All the best New Year wishes and ALL THAT SHIT everyone. Fuck's sake they've started setting fireworks off now. Has everyone gone insane? And a happy & tolerant new year to you. It's good being up here at this time of year despite the snow & ice. A party in the local village hall with over 200 peop...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: The new Apterous website is brilliant
Replies: 38
Views: 1787

Re: The new Apterous website is brilliant

Derek Hazell wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:sandwiched twixt
Well, I've never heard of a twix sandwich, but if the Scots can deep fry mars bars then maybe that's not as crazy as it sounds either.

Try it. It's Bounty be OK
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The Rosy Glow Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 3044

Re: The Rosy Glow Thread

Charlie runs a good site.
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Defending you property
Replies: 125
Views: 6200

Re: Defending you property

I feel as if you are picking on me. Can I go in the corner and sulk for a while? Last time you did that, Julie Russell had to order in a ton of cooked pasta and a snooker table before you'd come back out again! Why did you have to mention Julie Russell? I have nearly finished my therapy and you hav...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Defending you property
Replies: 125
Views: 6200

Re: Defending you property

Is that Michaela Strachan in your photo? I bet you and the banter boys gave her a really wild show! Phwooarr!!!. .. .Get 'em ahhhht!! . . .My fireman's pole!!!!. . . Phwooooooooarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr So back to the topic, sort of, how far would a group of colleagues who depend on each other, even to the...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Defending you property
Replies: 125
Views: 6200

Re: Defending you property

If I did it intentionally then I would get lifted and charged with assualt. If however the I lost control of the branch due to excessive water pressure & the resulting jet happened to accidentally stray in the direction of the little bastards who were flinging stones at my crew then that would be u...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Defending you property
Replies: 125
Views: 6200

Re: Defending you property

In my opinion only students, graduates and post-graduates should have the authority to hit people in the head with cricket bats. Whereas firemen should do what is my Nan's answer to absolutely everything , and turn the hosepipes on them . . . If I did it intentionally then I would get lifted and ch...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009
Replies: 90
Views: 4110

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009

Don't dare accuse me of dishonesty - of any degree. I said it as it is so get off of your self made pedestal. Even if it is your site. Let me rephrase then. Please refrain from engaging in your hilarious fireman's banter with James in the future. Thanks! Sorry for not replying sooner as I was on a ...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 17th 2009
Replies: 118
Views: 6253

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 17th 2009

Give Ben a break eh James? It seems every time he starts a spoiler thread or something, you wade in trying to criticise him over some minor detail or something. I cannot comment as, in the words of Charlie Reams : Let me rephrase then. Please refrain from engaging in your hilarious fireman's banter...
by Davy Affleck
Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009
Replies: 90
Views: 4110

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009

Can you ease up a bit on the James-bashing guys? It's not anybody bashing. Maybe it's 30 years of working in fire stations where the time between shouts very often includes wind-ups. Not malicious or nasty but simply trying to break up the day to day monotony of station life by having a laugh, whet...
by Davy Affleck
Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009
Replies: 90
Views: 4110

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009

Can you ease up a bit on the James-bashing guys? It's not anybody bashing. Maybe it's 30 years of working in fire stations where the time between shouts very often includes wind-ups. Not malicious or nasty but simply trying to break up the day to day monotony of station life by having a laugh, whet...
by Davy Affleck
Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009
Replies: 90
Views: 4110

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday December 16th 2009

It's the semi finals! (NB I thought it was de rigeur to start these things by stating the bleedin' obvious.) I wasn't here for this so I'm strung like a sharp Stradivarius! The questions we really want answering: Does Rory annoy Susie? Are all the letters the right way up, all present and correct? ...
by Davy Affleck
Tue Dec 15, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday December 15th 2009
Replies: 57
Views: 3389

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday December 15th 2009

Was it Brian who spilled the beans on his octorun with his local rag?
by Davy Affleck
Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday December 15th 2009
Replies: 57
Views: 3389

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday December 15th 2009

Charlie Reams wrote:Ryan is really tall. I think this could be a deciding factor.

Apartheight is alive and kicking on this site.
by Davy Affleck
Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:23 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 10th December 2009 (Series 61, 1st QF)
Replies: 9
Views: 1029

Re: Thursday 10th December 2009 (Series 61, 1st QF)

James Robinson wrote:
So, next week, the Robinson Recap Double Bill will be a Semi-Final Special.

Could you possibly surround this by flashing lights & have a fanfare James.

It doesn't stand out as much as it should among the rest of the drivel.
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday December 10th
Replies: 57
Views: 2868

Re: Spoilers for Thursday December 10th

James Robinson wrote:Since I'm here now,
:!: :shock: :o
Do you ever leave?
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday December 10th
Replies: 57
Views: 2868

Re: Spoilers for Thursday December 10th

James Robinson wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:Oi, James, where's the recap for yesterday?
I'll give a nice juicy double tonight. ;) :) :D

Ooh Err Missus (copyright Frankie Howard circa 1975}
by Davy Affleck
Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 9th 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 1688

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 9th 2009

Well, we have reached the end of the preliminaries of Series 61, well by the end of the day we will have anyway. Jan is still the champ. Interestingly, she seems to be doing a Jackie Baker, by having 4 wins at the end of the series and having to carry on in the next series. Well, we'll know if that...
by Davy Affleck
Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The World Cup
Replies: 24
Views: 1325

Re: The World Cup

5 live have already working out that England will play either Holland or Brazil in the semi-final. The arrogance and assumptions of English superiority sets them up for a mighty fall every time - hopefully. Sales of USA, Slovenia & Algeria strips will reach an all time high in the sports shops up he...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 03, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday 3rd December 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 1738

Re: Spoilers For Thursday 3rd December 2009

Thank you, Derek. ;) (and no thank you, Davy.) Today's match-up could be a critical point in Series 61. Should Tom lose, the quarter-finals will be completed, leaving the last 4 prelims as an intriguing competition to see who will be carryover champion for Series 62. He's done well so far, just mis...
by Davy Affleck
Thu Dec 03, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday 3rd December 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 1738

Re: Spoilers For Thursday 3rd December 2009

I'm not going to start the spoilers thread today - I'm going to let James Robinson do it just to piss Davy off. Over to you James . . . To make it a bit easier simply copy & paste these details then fill in the blanks James Day Month Year Time Weather Champion Number of wins Number required for "Oc...
by Davy Affleck
Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 2nd 2009
Replies: 43
Views: 2847

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 2nd 2009

I wonder what gem Jon Gaunt will have worked up to for Fridays dose of "forward to the past"? Perhaps: "Kids up chimneys & down mines will make a healthier & more sociable close knit family unit"? Oh, so you couldn't resist listening to it in the end then. I didn't listen. I have got a HNC in lipre...
by Davy Affleck
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 2nd 2009
Replies: 43
Views: 2847

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 2nd 2009

I wonder what gem Jon Gaunt will have worked up to for Fridays dose of "forward to the past"?
Perhaps: "Kids up chimneys & down mines will make a healthier & more sociable close knit family unit"?
by Davy Affleck
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 2nd 2009
Replies: 43
Views: 2847

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 2nd 2009

Nice to see you in early James. I take it the new batteries in the alarm clock worked OK?

I've made up my mind about Jon Gaunt. I'm going to tape it then FF when he is spouting.