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by Andy McGurn
Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article
Replies: 18
Views: 1879

Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Greg Wilhere Gabriela Cowperthwaite Angelo Abela These are nearly as obscure as some of the people on my famous names list I think sometimes when one is familiar with some people one can assume that they are more well known than they are in general. In the case of Gabriela Cowperthwaite, its amazin...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article
Replies: 18
Views: 1879

Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Greg Wilhere
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Angelo Abela
by Andy McGurn
Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 145
Views: 11984

Re: Deathwatch 2017

I have only just seen that someone on my list died 3 weeks ago. RIP Emmanuelle Riva
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CATSDOWN appearances by Countdowners / Apterites
Replies: 2
Views: 842

Re: CATSDOWN appearances by Countdowners / Apterites

Clarke Carlisle
Alex Horne

(not apterites but they are Countdowners)
by Andy McGurn
Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 145
Views: 11984

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Ray Reardon
Bob Carolgees
Tommy Wiseau
Noam Chomsky
Emmanuelle Riva
Peter Blake
Christina Crawford
Glynis Johns
Peter Sallis
Jim Neidhart
by Andy McGurn
Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1259
Views: 94845

Re: Ask Graeme?

Question - How come Graeme has not answered a question on here since March, despite quite a lot being asked?

Not meaning to be insulting, just curious
by Andy McGurn
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: IMDB top 250
Replies: 57
Views: 2258

Re: IMDB top 250

Life of Brian. but I think people hype it way too much. "Ooh, it got banned so we have to say it's If this were really true, it would be ironic when you consider that the central message of Life of Brian is that people should think for themselves and not blindly follow others opinions. Anyone who g...
by Andy McGurn
Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: IMDB top 250
Replies: 57
Views: 2258

Re: IMDB top 250

88 Faves: Life is Beautiful, Life of Brian, The Lives of Others, Pan's Labyrinth, A Separation, Room, It's a wonderful life. Echo what people are saying about Life is Beautiful, would also recommend Room to anyone who likes Life is Beautiful as both essentially have the same theme (that of a parent ...
by Andy McGurn
Tue May 10, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Missing Co-event results - please help!
Replies: 16
Views: 3088

Re: Missing Co-event results - please help!

CO:LON 2011 ( my first co event) Played: Thomas Cappleman (lost on crucial) Jimmy Gough ( won) Ned Pendleton (won) Richard Priest (lost) Ann Dibben (lost) Toby Perreira (lost) Final was between Thomas Cappleman and Matt Bayfield (Bayfield won) HUDDERSFIELD ACES TROPHY Can't remember all my games fro...
by Andy McGurn
Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1259
Views: 94845

Re: Ask Graeme?

Question: was Fred Mumford correct when he PM-ed you his CoC predictions based on what people had said on the forum? If not how close was he?
by Andy McGurn
Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th January 2016 (CoC XIV, 3rd QF)
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: Monday 18th January 2016 (Coc XIV QF)

Round 6: 25, 1, 2, 10, 6, 10. Target: 666. Jen: 672. Callum: 668. (10 × 2 + 6) × (25 + 1) − 1 (7) RR: 666. ((25 + 10 − 1) × 10 − 6) × 2 (10) Score: 47–49 (max 58) Something wrong here :( (10 × 2 + 6) × (25 + 1) − 1 = 675, not 668 and ((25 + 10 − 1) × 10 − 6) × 2 = 668, not 666 Also 672 is nearer to...
by Andy McGurn
Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 25th January 2016 (series 74, prelim 1)
Replies: 0
Views: 415

Monday 25th January 2016 (series 74, prelim 1)

Countdown recap for Monday 25 January 2016. C1: Champion Tim Down (1 win, 85 points.) C2: Challenger Nicholas Birks. DC: Susie Dent and Nicholas Owen. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: K S B U I A M L E R02: C U S G T O E L I R03: 75, 50, 100, 25, 7, 5, . Target: 357. TTT: ROAMGRI...
by Andy McGurn
Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th January 2016 (CoC XIV, 3rd QF)
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Monday 18th January 2016 (CoC XIV, 3rd QF)

Countdown recap for Monday 18 January 2016. C1: Challenger Jen Steadman. C2: Challenger Callum Todd. DC: Susie Dent and Naga Munchetty. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: K T D W U I E A R R02: H N T G E O I A R R03: 2, 6, 8, 6, 3, 1. Target: 320. TTT: AMENLASS - "This profession c...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 455
Views: 54992

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

Just to let everyone know, I am quitting the Monday recap slot. It's getting harder to fit them in and I don't want to fall massively behind. I hope to do them until a replacement is found and will try to be as up to date as possible until this happens....
by Andy McGurn
Thu Jan 14, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 123
Views: 5073

Re: How many countries have you been to?

UK, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Norway, Greece, Netherlands, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Cook Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore

so, 20
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th January 2016 (CoC XIV, Game 6)
Replies: 0
Views: 483

Monday 11th January 2016 (CoC XIV, Game 6)

Countdown recap for Monday 11 January 2016. C1: Champion Callum Todd (10 wins.) – A lab technician from Leeds and champion of series 69. Callum tells Nick that no longer plays countdown at home so “it’ll be interesting to see how this goes”. He is the only champion of a fifteen round series to lose ...
by Andy McGurn
Wed Jan 06, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 3 Spoilers For Wednesday January 6th 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1220

Re: CoC Preliminary 3 Spoilers For Wednesday January 6th 2016

Jennifer Steadman wrote:Disappointed to be out when this broadcasts. I was really looking forward to re-listening to Gloria's DC spot today.
Jim Bentley will have hated it
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 4th January 2016 (CoC XIV, Game 1)
Replies: 0
Views: 450

Monday 4th January 2016 (CoC XIV, Game 1)

Countdown recap for Monday 4 January 2016. C1: Challenger Tom Cappleman.– Champion of series 72 and software engineer from Enfield who loves computer games and Lord of The Rings (also my first ever opponent at a CO event) C2: Challenger Glen Webb - Octochamp and semi-finalist in series 69, also was ...
by Andy McGurn
Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 21st December 2015 (series 73, semi-final 1)
Replies: 2
Views: 531

Monday 21st December 2015 (series 73, semi-final 1)

Countdown recap for Monday 21 December 2015. C1: Champion Tom Carey (9 wins.) Sixth form student from Bingley and the series number one seed. Beat Matty Artell last week to reachthis semi-final C2: Champion Matthew Tassier (9 wins.) Statistical consultant from Ealing who as fifth seed ousted the fou...
by Andy McGurn
Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 7th December 2015 (series 73, prelim 109)
Replies: 0
Views: 348

Monday 7th December 2015 (series 73, prelim 109)

Countdown recap for Monday 7 December 2015. C1: Champion Scott Babb (1 win, 89 points.) C2: Challenger Jane Kempton. DC: Susie Dent and Nicki Chapman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: B W L A O I C U S R02: H W Z I E I N T A R03: 50, 3, 7, 6, 7, 10. Target: 253. TTT: DAVEPERM - "...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday November 30th 2015 (series 73, prelim 104)
Replies: 0
Views: 404

Monday November 30th 2015 (series 73, prelim 104)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 November 2015. C1: Champion James Richards (5 wins 359 points) James Richards – Won all five games last week to return today as defending champion. The rap star from Tottenham will (apparently) get to show his rap skills if he makes eight wins. C2: Challenger Steven Fle...
by Andy McGurn
Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd November 2015 (series 73 prelim 99)
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: Monday 21st November 2015 (series 73 prelim 99)

James Robinson wrote:
Andy McGurn wrote: Round 6: 8, 2, 10, 4, 50, 25. Target: 661.
RR: 662. ((50-10)*2*8)+(25-4) (7)
Score: 36–43 (max 57)
You might want to change that to 10 points and bump up the max by 3.

I think the title at the top should say 23rd, rather than 21st November as well..... :roll: :P
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by Andy McGurn
Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd November 2015 (series 73 prelim 99)
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Monday 23rd November 2015 (series 73 prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Monday 23 November 2015. C1: Champion Margaret Fatih (2 wins.) Margaret Fatih – Retired school teacher from Surrey, won a really close game to make it two wins on Friday. C2: Challenger James Richards. – A vocalist, rapper and music producer from Tottenham who supports Manchester...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th November 2015 (series 73, prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 361

Monday 16th November 2015 (series 73, prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 November 2015. C1: Champion Matthew Tassier (5 wins, 507 points) Statistical consultant on five wins. Nick tells us hes a bit bored telling us about Matthew as he has been here for so long. Could become an octochamp on Thursday C2: Challenger Sarah Bladon. – A self-empl...
by Andy McGurn
Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1259
Views: 94845

Re: Ask Graeme?

Has anyone ever completed an octorun without getting a conundrum?

I ask this as a topical question because Matt Le Tassier is currently half way there.
by Andy McGurn
Mon Nov 09, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 9th November 2015 (series 73, prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Monday 9th November 2015 (series 73, prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Monday 9 November 2015. C1: Champion Keith Kan (2 wins, 164 points) Former manager at Aston Martin, who proved he kould win last week with two victories. Looks pretty relaxed and happy to be there. C2: Challenger Matthew Le Tassier– A statistical consultant from Ealing who loves ...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 2nd of November 2015 (series 73, prelim 84)
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Monday 2nd of November 2015 (series 73, prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Monday 2 November 2015. C1: Champion Hazel Drury (2 wins, 177 points) A student from Leeton. Hazel won two games last week to give her a countdown teapot and quarter-octochampdom. C2: Challenger Gary Cocker. Gary is a civil servant from Edinburgh. He works at the Scottish parliam...
by Andy McGurn
Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leeds 2016 - 30th April
Replies: 13
Views: 3165

Re: Co:Leeds 2016 - 30th April

What format will it be? Edinburgh style, Bristol style or something else?

Its obviously great that a CO event is coming to Leeds.
by Andy McGurn
Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 326

Monday 26th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 October 2015. C1: Champion Zac Goodman (4 wins, 261 points.) C2: Challenger Francesca Kerr. DC: Susie Dent and Margaret Mountford. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: R L J B O I E A R R02: F S U R E O V S R R03: 100, 2, 7, 3, 8, 3. Target: 768. TTT: DI...
by Andy McGurn
Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 74)
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: Monday 19th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 74)

Jon Corby wrote:+7 on that final numbers game, not +3
EDITED
by Andy McGurn
Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 69)
Replies: 2
Views: 522

Re: Monday 12th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 69)

Thomas Carey wrote:The round 4 selection was actually T S H U A Y T U A so THUYAS was the darren.
EDITED

Thomas Carey wrote:(Also if John loses tomorrow with 12 or less then he won't overtake Matty, unlikely as that may be)
Retrospective now of course, but that would be a billion to one shot (which to me is the same as certainty)
by Andy McGurn
Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 74)
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Monday 19th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 October 2015. C1: Champion Gareth Champan (1 win, 90 points.) – A retired school headmaster from Wicksley in Yorkshire. He got the win in the battle of the newbies on Friday following the end of the shows latest octorun. C2: Challenger Alex Skulnick. – A medical Student...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 69)
Replies: 2
Views: 522

Monday 12th October 2015 (series 73, prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 October 2015. C1: Champion John Hardie (4 wins, 419 points.) Four time winner John beat apterite James Ro in his last game on a crucial and lightning quick conundrum. I was hoping James would be here today, but well done to John on getting the win. C2: Challenger Fiona ...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Oct 05, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday October 5th 2015 (series 73, prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 1107

Monday October 5th 2015 (series 73, prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 October 2015. C1: Champion Matt Le Tissier (3 wins, 293 points.) Former England and Southampton Footballer, if he wins today he will be the first footballer to win four televised games of countdown C2: Challenger John Hardie. – A scrabble enthusiast from Willoughby, York...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 21st September 2015 (series 73, prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 1028

Monday 21st September 2015 (series 73, prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Monday 21 September 2015. C1: Champion Thomas Carey (2 wins, 242 points.) Thomas’s run thus far is described by Nick as “short but remarkable” in that he has had two scores of 120+ in his two games thus far. C2: Challenger Alwyn Davies. – A retired bank manager who lives near Nic...
by Andy McGurn
Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 7th September 2015 (series 73, prelim 48)
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: Monday 7th September 2015 (series 73, prelim 48)

Nice to see Matty declare seven with certainty rather than pretend he doesn’t know if its in. I take exception to this!!! I knew it was in having seen it in ODO ^_^ Ok, sorry. I was actually trying to give you a compliment in that many times other contestants have described a word as risky when the...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 28408

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

Bradley Cates wrote:Good luck, everyone! I'm sure that this will be a very entertaining Champion of Champions!
Were you invited?
by Andy McGurn
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 7th September 2015 (series 73, prelim 48)
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Monday 7th September 2015 (series 73, prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Monday 7 September 2015. C1: Champion Matty Artell (2 wins, 177 points) – Matty scored two wins last week, following on from the end of Jonathan Wynn’s octorun. He scored 87 and 90 points respectively in his two wins. C2: Challenger Paula Lewis. – A nurse from Derby who is curren...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Aug 31, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 31st August 2015 (series 73, prelim 43)
Replies: 0
Views: 1076

Monday 31st August 2015 (series 73, prelim 43)

Countdown recap for Monday 31 August 2015. C1: Champion Jonathan Wynn (5 wins, 549 points) – Jonathan has wun five games so far and is streaking towards octochampdom. The interesting thing with his last three games is to see whether he can supass Stephen Briggs as the current series number one seed....
by Andy McGurn
Mon Aug 24, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday August 24th 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 764

Re: Spoilers For Monday August 24th 2015

I have been watching countdown since it started and have never (at least knowingly) maxed a game. Today i was one point off (because of DIVAGATE), i know that i'll never get that close again...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Aug 24, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 24th August 2015 (series 73, prelim 38)
Replies: 0
Views: 1139

Monday 24th August 2015 (series 73, prelim 38)

Countdown recap for Monday 24 August 2015. C1: Champion Chris Roy (1 win 78 points.) Chris Roy – An international teacher from north of the border who won last Tuesdays show defeating incumbent champion Kevin Breeze. If he thought that game was a Breeze he may be right compared to his challenger tod...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th August 2015 (series 73, prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 1079

Monday 17th August 2015 (series 73, prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Monday 17 August 2015. C1: Champion Kevin Breeze (3 wins, 267 points.) Kevin Breeze – A winner of three games thus far scoring 89 points in all of them. Nick tells him that he’ll need to look to break free of that score today. C2: Challenger Mike Tapia – A print finisher from (so...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 10th August 2015 (series 73, prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 475

Monday 10th August 2015 (series 73, prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Monday 10 August 2015. C1: Challenger Nathan Pace – A web developer from Merseyside who is a member of an 12th century re-enactment group. He explains the group concentrates on the latter part of the 1100’s and speaks of his involvement with this group with great enthusiasm. C2: ...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd August 2015 (series 73, prelim 26)
Replies: 1
Views: 385

Monday 3rd August 2015 (series 73, prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 August 2015. C1: Champion Stephen Briggs (3 wins, 328 points) Stephen Briggs – Systems manager at a sixth form college in Solihull. He got his third win of his current run by winning the only show of last week. C2: Challenger Chris Wreaves. Maths and statistics student f...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday July 27th 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 983

Re: Spoilers For Monday July 27th 2015

Jon Corby wrote:SALONEEN in one of the later rounds.
funny
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 27th July 2015 (series 73, prelim 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 485

Monday 27th July 2015 (series 73, prelim 25)

Countdown recap for Monday 27 July 2015. C1: Champion Stephen Briggs (2 wins 201 points.) Sixth form college administrator from Birmingham, he won two games last week including a surprise win over apterite Liam Moloney. C2: Challenger Tom Pitt-Brooke. – A German and History student from London, spen...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 20th July 2015 (series 73, prelim 20)
Replies: 0
Views: 493

Monday 20th July 2015 (series 73, prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Monday 20 July 2015. C1: Champion Liam Moloney (3 wins, 333 points)– Liam scored three centuries in three games last week as he continues the tradition for Irish Apterites who have been plentiful on countdown in the last few years. He seems relaxed going into a new countdown week...
by Andy McGurn
Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th July 2015 (series 73, prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 451

Monday 13th July 2015 (series 73, prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 July 2015. C1: Challenger Judy Bursford (5 wins, 405 points) C2: Challenger James McPherson. DC: Susie Dent and Helen Fospero. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: Q S R U I E G T L R02: S R N O E A S I L R03: 100, 7, 4, 3, 8, 6, . Target: 250. TTT: APES...
by Andy McGurn
Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday July 6th 2015 (series 73 prelim 12)
Replies: 2
Views: 556

Re: Monday July 6th 2015 (series 73 prelim 12)

I think you're a bit hard on Phil here. Also I think you have double standards on their numbers abilities. "You get the impression tat [sic] Judy wold [sic] prefer it if there were no numbers rounds." compared with "Phil misses another easy numbers game. Not a huge surprise." Also it's one thing to...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday July 6th 2015 (series 73 prelim 12)
Replies: 2
Views: 556

Monday July 6th 2015 (series 73 prelim 12)

Countdown recap for Monday 6 July 2015. C1: Champion Judy Bursford (2 wins 171 points) - Judy scored two wins last week including avictory over four time winner Pat who beat Rhys earlier on. By succession (and no octochamps) that makes Judy the best player of the series so far. C2: Challenger Phil L...
by Andy McGurn
Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th June 2015 (series 73 prelim 7)
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: Monday 29th June 2015 (series 73 prelim 7)

James Robinson wrote:
Andy McGurn wrote:C1: Champion Pat Lonergan (1 win 76 points.)
I think Pat got 98 to Rhys' 76 on Friday......
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by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th June 2015 (series 73 prelim 7)
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Monday 29th June 2015 (series 73 prelim 7)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 June 2015. C1: Champion Pat Lonergan (1 win 98 points.)– Described by Nick as the “pride of Kildare”, beat c4c member and five time winner Rhys Benjamin on Friday. He is very pleased to now be a teapot owner. C2: Challenger Rob Maxwell. - An IT pre-sales manager from No...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 22nd 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 783

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 22nd 2015

Gavin Chipper wrote:spocked wasn't even in the selection in the round where they made it up. Might as well have had kirked. More relevant to Countdown as well.
or Gevinned?
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd June 2015 (series 73, prelim 2)
Replies: 0
Views: 538

Monday 22nd June 2015 (series 73, prelim 2)

Countdown recap for Monday 22 June 2015. C1: Champion Rhys Benjamin (1 win, 68 or 78 points, we don’t know yet.)– Apterite Rhys won the first preliminary game of series 73 when he beat James Judge on the third conundrum of the game. Rhys is a big fan of the Eurovision song contest, something that wi...
by Andy McGurn
Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday June 15th 2015 (series 73, prelim 1)
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Re: Monday June 15th 2015 (series 73, prelim 1)

The recap is now edited to mention the fact that there were three conundrums in the game.
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 15, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 15th 2015
Replies: 34
Views: 1836

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 15th 2015

Should I edit the recap to include the two unsolved conundrums?
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 15, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday June 15th 2015 (series 73, prelim 1)
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Monday June 15th 2015 (series 73, prelim 1)

Countdown recap for Monday 15 June 2015. C1: Champion James Judge (3 wins, 262 points) James Judge- A retired voluntary worker from Cheshire who won the last three preliminary games of series 72. C2: Challenger Rhys Benjamin. A sixth form student from Harrow who completed the tube challenge at the a...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday June 4th 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1226

Re: Spoilers For Thursday June 4th 2015

Steven M. McCann wrote: now Jo Brand (with her painfully unfunny made up words) is going to be on to spoil the rest of this series
Totally agree
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday June 2nd 2015 (S72 P93)
Replies: 8
Views: 1054

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday June 2nd 2015 (S72 P93)

So what's happened to Jonny Rye? Normally when a contestant returns due to a mistake from the production team, they wait until an uber-player is in the champions chair. When this happens the unfortunate returnee will lose to someone with a 2000+apterous rating (or similar). I'm not sure of the logi...
by Andy McGurn
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday June 8th (series 72, QF3)
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Monday June 8th (series 72, QF3)

Countdown recap for Monday 8 June 2015. C1: Champion Tracey Mills (8 wins, 836 points.) - Number three seed from Stockport. Tracey won 8 games with a total score of 836 points. The only female contestant in the finals. C2: Champion Jordan Barker (8 wins, 713 points.) - Number six seed from Oldham wh...