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by Phil Collinge
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

And back again
by Phil Collinge
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

And down again
by Phil Collinge
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

And magically within 20 secs it's back :-)
by Phil Collinge
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down
by Phil Collinge
Mon May 01, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Missing Co-event results - please help!
Replies: 16
Views: 3527

Re: Missing Co-event results - please help!

Round 3... we think we've got all the table seatings except two. One table had CF, Alex Bottomore and Mystery Countdowner 1, and another table had Mark James, Jimmy Gough and Mystery Countdowner 2. Your Mystery Countdowners are Ned Pendleton and Supee. There's a picture showing Ned hovering ambiguo...
by Phil Collinge
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown
Replies: 44
Views: 4791

Re: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown

I seem to recall Ned was one of the favourites to replace Jeff Stelling.
by Phil Collinge
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Your preferred format for CO-events
Replies: 33
Views: 2501

Re: Your preferred format for CO-events

Even if no-one's actually done it on purpose, the fact is that someone can lose a game, and end up doing better as a result. I think people have said that Chris Wills won COLIN overall from the second table in the final round because he had easier games. That seems rather speculative. Who can say c...
by Phil Collinge
Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 10236

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

Marc Meakin wrote:My dead pool for 2016
Rolf Harris
Stuart Hall
Johnathon King
Bruce Forsyth
Freddie Starr
Sir Alex Ferguson
June Brown
George W Bush
Honour Blackman
Debbie Harry
John Goodman
Malcolm McLaren
Alan Wells
Salman Rushdie
Bob Held off
Bill Cosby
John McCruick
Malcolm McLaren died in April 2010.
by Phil Collinge
Thu Feb 11, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Appears to be down atm
by Phil Collinge
Fri Nov 20, 2015 5:02 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Appears to be down atm, unless it's just Java issues.

Attempt 1 of 500 stuck at attempt 1 which is unusual.

Ticket #3181 corresponds with this post.
by Phil Collinge
Sun May 17, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down since just before midnight.

edit : just seen the news. Although still not back up as of now.
by Phil Collinge
Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down atm
by Phil Collinge
Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:06 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous/Scrabble player Mikki Nicholson RIP
Replies: 7
Views: 1945

Re: Apterous/Scrabble player Mikki Nicholson RIP

Very sad to hear this. RIP Mikki.
by Phil Collinge
Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co-event spreadsheet and stats
Replies: 8
Views: 1213

Re: Co-event spreadsheet and stats

Stewart Gordon told me that CoHud yesterday was his 21st co:event. Is that a record number of events attended, and if not, what is the record? (Sorry if I have mistaken this topic for an 'Ask Ben' thread). Kirk's attended at least 25 (that's how many top 10 finishes he has). I imagine Jon O'Neill a...
by Phil Collinge
Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Appears to be down atm.
by Phil Collinge
Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: SP01L3R5 4 W3DN35D4Y TH3 26TH 0F N0V3MB3R
Replies: 19
Views: 1504

Re: SP01L3R5 4 W3DN35D4Y TH3 26TH 0F N0V3MB3R

Well done Antionette.

That conundrum should never have been allowed as she didn't declare. 'I was going to say collector but it's wrong isn't it' is a retraction not a declaration.
by Phil Collinge
Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:48 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Tickets for the finals
Replies: 10
Views: 1382

Re: Tickets for the finals

...Or is it that at the time the studio is booked and the audience tickets are released, you don't yet know for sure that's when the finals will be? I'm sure they know exactly when the finals will be be recorded. It's surely not that difficult to hold a maximum of 32 tickets back until the finalist...
by Phil Collinge
Sat Oct 11, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down
by Phil Collinge
Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:48 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down atm.
by Phil Collinge
Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015
Replies: 133
Views: 13509

Re: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015

I'd say we're about 75% certain to be there - decision nearer the time.
by Phil Collinge
Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down since 3.30am BST
by Phil Collinge
Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:36 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down again
by Phil Collinge
Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:19 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78497

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down atm
by Phil Collinge
Wed Jul 09, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 2014
Replies: 104
Views: 20039

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

39 and counting, what's the record attendance for a Co-event? This must be close.

We should have a statland page for Co-events somewhere.
by Phil Collinge
Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 2014
Replies: 104
Views: 20039

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

We're in The Quality (just for the Saturday night).

What you'd save in the Travelodge you'd lose in cab fares anyway. Quality is walking (staggering) distance from the venue .
by Phil Collinge
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 27th 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1494

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 27th 2014

Andy certainly looked a bit fudgy on both those numbers rounds but it's easy to say from here, and we've all done it on Apto when you 'know it's there'.
by Phil Collinge
Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For 8/10 Cats Does Countdown (S3, E4 - 27 Jun '14)
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Re: Spoilers For 8/10 Cats Does Countdown (S3, E4 - 27 Jun '

Gavin Chipper wrote:Nice to see Jon mentioning Callum Todd.
He was hardly complimentary though.

Wondered where he was going when he stated that he was a somewhat controversial champion.
by Phil Collinge
Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 2014
Replies: 104
Views: 20039

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

Two more confirmed here.

As we need to decide on whether to stay over or not, is the afterparty likely to also be in The County Club or are other plans afoot? Is there likely to be a contingent hanging around until late evening?
by Phil Collinge
Wed May 21, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday May 21st 2014 (S70 P85)
Replies: 12
Views: 638

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday May 21st 2014 (S70 P85)

Tony Atkins wrote:Managed 24x20 to make 480, but the computer can make 486 (1 away).
If I've remembered the selection correctly it was 2+1

then ((7x4)-1)x6x3
by Phil Collinge
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 3950

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

Countdown - Conor
Apterous - Marcus
C4C - Graeme
by Phil Collinge
Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday October 8th 2013 (S69 P65)
Replies: 45
Views: 1908

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday October 8th 2013 (S69 P65)

For me, Abdi's attempt to win by cheating spoiled what was potentially the best game of the series so far. Those conundrums were disgusting to be honest, and certainly not in the spirit of the game. I'm rather surprised that the production team let the second one stand after the antics on the first...
by Phil Collinge
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January
Replies: 195
Views: 29306

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January

Jon Corby wrote:Have you tried calling Beth?
No.

Have you?
by Phil Collinge
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January
Replies: 195
Views: 29306

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January

Beth has asked that I call her in the New Year so there will be no news on this front until then. The impression I got from her was quite favourable, I'd suggest we're about 70% likely to have Karaoke that night. Well, as agreed, I called Beth last week and, although I was still being told we' d de...
by Phil Collinge
Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January
Replies: 195
Views: 29306

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January

try 01522 697 723. We have now finally made contact with The Fox & Hounds. The gentleman who agreed to Karaoke on this particular weekend, and who I presumed was the Landlord, would now appear to have left the building. This might explain why he didn't respond to our email. This may, or may not, me...
by Phil Collinge
Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January
Replies: 195
Views: 29306

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January

What was the outcome of the phone call MWM? The 01522 number listed on their website is now a dead line. There is a number listed on the 'Beer in the Evening' site but I've tried it on 4 consecutive afternoons and haven't had it answered. If anyone else wants to try, maybe in the evening, the numbe...
by Phil Collinge
Thu Nov 15, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January
Replies: 195
Views: 29306

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January

I think it was Phil Collinge who put in a word last year (apologies if I misheard, Phil)- I'll give the landlord a call at the weekend to see what the arrangements are. When I discussed it with the landlord on the Saturday night he agreed to karoake and wrote it in the diary, or at least a notebook...
by Phil Collinge
Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei5 - Saturday 14 April 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2939

Re: CoLei5 - Saturday 14 April 2012

As far as I know it stems from when the private Sanctum forum was leaked a while ago (actually all the way back in 2010). Since then, Jeff hasn't publicised his events on here, and certain Sanctumites aren't invited to them. I met Jeff at Reading a few weeks ago. He seems a decent and likeable pers...
by Phil Collinge
Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei5 - Saturday 14 April 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2939

Re: CoLei5 - Saturday 14 April 2012

James Robinson wrote:As you might've seen and heard....
Where might we have seen or heard about this event James?

Jeff's events don't seem to be very well publicised.
by Phil Collinge
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Carl Williams
Replies: 50
Views: 3280

Re: Carl Williams

Jordan Leckonby wrote:i think on apterous carl williams is keith williams
Sorry Jordan but I think that's rather unfair on Keith.
by Phil Collinge
Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday February 29th 2012 (Series 66 Game 38
Replies: 18
Views: 975

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday February 29th 2011 (Series 66 Gam

Yes, very well done Peter. Must have been such a relief to finish with such a comfortable one after yesterdays scare.

A couple more alternatives :
R4 PAGRI
R11 GUNNERA / GAUNTER
by Phil Collinge
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Masters 2012
Replies: 88
Views: 5281

Re: Apterous Masters 2012

Qualifiers please Ben.
by Phil Collinge
Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN 2012 results
Replies: 20
Views: 1726

Re: COLIN 2012 results

Chris Butler entered at the last minute and was put in pot B. I'm more than a little puzzled at this, as (and no disprespect to Chris intended) he has been on Apterous since September 2011 with a pro-rank (today) of 180. Amie has been on Apterous since December 2009 and has a pro-rank (today) of 54...
by Phil Collinge
Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2012- Saturday 28th January
Replies: 150
Views: 27676

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2012- Saturday 28th January

Thanks, Ben and Ben's mum. It was an enjoyable and well-run event, and I look forward to it again next year. Yep, Ben and Ben's Mum deserve all the praise they get, many thanks to both of you for another wonderful event. Was great to meet everyone again, and I'm certain we'll be back next year. Spe...
by Phil Collinge
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: How Much Would You Spend To Enter A CO-Event?
Replies: 5
Views: 1106

Re: How Much Would You Spend To Enter A CO-Event?

We were having this discussion earlier today as it happens, and the problem you face as an organiser is that the event entry fee is very much the 'headline figure' even if a significant rise wouldn't really affect the overall cost of the weekend by much. It's very much the same problem as with footb...
by Phil Collinge
Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday January 24th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim 12)
Replies: 9
Views: 775

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday January 24th 2012 (Series 66 Prelim

James Robinson wrote:3rd Numbers Alt.: (((50 x 2) + 6 - 1) x 4) + 75 = 495
Also (75-4) x (6+1) -2 = 495
by Phil Collinge
Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2012- Saturday 28th January
Replies: 150
Views: 27676

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2012- Saturday 28th January

Not sure what the event capacity is but we should be able to make a final decision in a week or so.

At what point are you closing entries Ben?
by Phil Collinge
Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London 2011
Replies: 180
Views: 20019

Re: Countdown in London 2011

Thomas Cappleman wrote:Can someone post me a link to Supee's account/album? I can't find her on Facebook
Here you go Tom

http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=535588401
by Phil Collinge
Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 19 October 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 600

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 19 October 2011

Round 8 - DIMEROUS
by Phil Collinge
Sat Sep 03, 2011 4:36 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London 2011
Replies: 180
Views: 20019

Re: Countdown in London 2011 - 29th October - Regiser Now!!!

Phil Collinge
Supee Juachan

Both in please.

Email sent
by Phil Collinge
Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday August 31st 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday August 31st 2011

Thomas Carey wrote:CARNIATED = ERADICANT
Carinated
by Phil Collinge
Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 112422

Re: Feature requests

Not sure how easy this lot would be to implement but I've saved a few up. Most Offered / Most Missed Pages - Would it be possible to add drop-down boxes to these pages where you could select a specific period of time (+ maybe variant and length)? Over time these lists become cluttered with words you...
by Phil Collinge
Fri Jul 22, 2011 12:48 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: 2011 Summer Knockout (Round 1 Match-Ups)
Replies: 57
Views: 3307

Re: 2011 Summer Knockout (Round 1 Match-Ups)

Karen Pearson wrote:Oi! If I'm not allowed to jump the gun, then neither are you!!!
From what Jordan has said to me I don't think he has an issue with you playing early.

Because R1 has been extended there's no requirement to play this week but you can if you want to.