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by James Robinson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 31st January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 7)
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Thursday 31st January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 7)

So, it's Countdown 's 7,000th show today...., tell that to our Wiki page... :P :P :P Countdown recap for Thursday 31 January 2019. C1: Champion Olwen Evans (1 win, 74 points.) A retired local government official from London. C2: Challenger Jimmy Page (not THAT one). A fleet sales adviser from Manche...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 30th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 6)
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Wednesday 30th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 6)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 30 January 2019. C1: Champion Adam Davidson (1 win, 98 points.) An executive search consultant from Gillingham, Kent. C2: Challenger Olwen Evans. A retired local government official from London. She likes doing Welsh choir singing in Powys. DC: Susie Dent and Jay Rayner...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 29th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 5)
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Tuesday 29th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 5)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 29 January 2019. C1: Challenger Tomack Gilmore. A data scientist from Lancaster. His name came about as a mistake by his dad on his birth certificate by fusing the Polish "Tomasz" and "Tomek", even though no-one in his family has any Polish connections!! :P :P :lol: :lol:...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 28th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 4)
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Monday 28th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 4)

Countdown recap for Monday 28 January 2019. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (7 wins, 725 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger Vittorio Angelone. From Belfast, Northern Ireland. His grandparents came across from Italy during the war, hence the Italian name. DC: Susie Dent and Suza...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 25th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 3)
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Views: 18

Friday 25th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 3)

Countdown recap for Friday 25 January 2019. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (6 wins, 613 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger Charlotte Aldworth. A general practitioner from Derby. She has a 4 month old daughter, and likes gardening, as well participating in flower exhibitions. D...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 24th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 2)
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Views: 16

Thursday 24th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 2)

Countdown recap for Thursday 24 January 2019. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (5 wins, 506 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger Laurence Dunking. A capital actuary from London. He's a supporter of AFC Wimbledon. DC: Susie Dent and Suzannah Lipscomb. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other wo...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 23rd January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 1)
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Wednesday 23rd January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 1)

TIME TO COMMENCE SERIES EIGHTY!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Wednesday 23 January 2019. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (4 wins, 402 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger Linda Nowotarski. A retired government officer from Gatley, Greater Manchester. She's a seaso...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)

HERE WE GO!! TIME FOR THE CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS XV FINAL!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: WHO WILL SUCCEED DYLAN TAYLOR AS THE NEW CoC... :? :? :?: :?: :P :P :lol: :lol: Countdown recap for Tuesday 22 January 2019. C1: Series 78 Champion Zarte Siempre (14 games, 14 wins, 1,700 points.) An A...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 21st January 2019 (CoC XV, 2nd Semi-Final)
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Views: 25

Monday 21st January 2019 (CoC XV, 2nd Semi-Final)

Now time to see who will join Zarte in the final, as the 2nd CoC semi-final grand final rematch take place :!: :!: :P :P ;) :) :D Countdown recap for Monday 21 January 2019. C1: Series 77 Runner-Up Bradley Horrocks (13 games, 12 wins, 1,363 points.) An Apteforumite and maths graduate from Bolton. He...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 18th January 2019 (CoC XV, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Friday 18th January 2019 (CoC XV, 1st Semi-Final)

CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS SEMI-FINALS TIME!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) I'm not sure if I've recovered from yesterday though... :P :P :P Time for the first of the Series final rematches :!: :!: 8-) 8-) (And don't forget, this is the THIRD time that these two have played, having also met in the prelims ear...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 17th January 2019 (CoC XV, 4th Quarter-Final)
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Views: 30

Thursday 17th January 2019 (CoC XV, 4th Quarter-Final)

Time for the last quarter-final to get underway... ;) :) :D Countdown recap for Thursday 17 January 2019. C1: Series 73 Semi-Finalist Tom Carey (11 games, 10 wins, 1,247 points.) An Apteforumite and maths student at Queens' College, Cambridge, but is originally from Bingley, West Yorkshire. He won h...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 16th January 2019 (CoC XV, 3rd Quarter-Final)
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Views: 31

Wednesday 16th January 2019 (CoC XV, 3rd Quarter-Final)

We now head into the third phase of the Champion of Champions :!: :!: :!: 8-) 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Wednesday 16 January 2019. C1: Series 73 Runner-Up Matthew Tassier (12 games, 11 wins, 1,215 points.) An Apteforumite and stats consultant from Ealing, Greater London. He won his preliminary mat...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 15th January 2019 (CoC XV, 2nd Quarter-Final)
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Views: 29

Tuesday 15th January 2019 (CoC XV, 2nd Quarter-Final)

There's nothing like a good rematch to whet the appetite... :P :P :P Countdown recap for Tuesday 15 January 2019. C1: Series 77 Semi-Finalist John Cowen (11 games, 10 wins, 1,084 points.) A maths graduate from Morecambe, Lancashire. He won his preliminary match 97-94 against Ann Dibben on 3 January....
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 14th January 2019 (CoC XV, 1st Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Monday 14th January 2019 (CoC XV, 1st Quarter-Final)

TIME FOR THE CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS QUARTER-FINALS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 14 January 2019. C1: Series 73 Champion Jonathan Wynn (12 games, 12 wins, 1,347 points.) An Apteforumite and maths teacher from Brighton. He won his preliminary match 103-68 against Phil Davies on...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 11th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 8)
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Friday 11th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 8)

CRIKEY!! We're already at the final preliminary of the Champion of Champions :!: :!: :shock: :shock: :o :o 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Friday 11 January 2019. C1: Series 78 Runner-Up Philip Aston (10 games, 8 wins, 1,080 points.) An Apteforumite and recent graduate from Bideford, Devon. C2: Series 7...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 10th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 7)
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Thursday 10th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 7)

This certainly shows the weirdness of the CoC sometimes..., yesterday we had the winners of Series 77 & 75 facing off, today, it's the runners-up of those series taking each other on :!: :!: :P :P :lol: :lol: Countdown recap for Thursday 10 January 2019. C1: Series 77 Runner-Up Bradley Horrocks (11 ...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 9th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 6)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Wednesday 9th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 6)

Into Week 2 we go..., and like the end of Week 1, we start with another first round match between 2 series champions. 8-) 8-) 8-) ;) :) :D Countdown recap for Wednesday 9 January 2019. C1: Series 77 Champion Tom Chafer-Cook (11 games, 11 wins, 1,235 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer fr...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 186
Views: 54487

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

I happened to be the contestant in the Five Words, Five Grand section on The Dave Berry Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio this morning.

You can see how I did here, go to 19:45.
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 8th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 5)
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Tuesday 8th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 5)

Let's just say the amount of anticipation for this match once it was drawn out was sky high... WAS IT WORTH THE WAIT...??? :?: :?: :?: Countdown recap for Tuesday 8 January 2019. C1: Series 74 Champion Paul Erdunast (11 games, 11 wins, 1,273 points.) An Apteforumite and legal/parliamentary officer ...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 7th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 4)
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Monday 7th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 4)

Countdown recap for Monday 7 January 2019. C1: Series 73 Semi-Finalist Tom Carey (10 games, 9 wins, 1,141 points.) An Apteforumite and maths student at Queens' College, Cambridge, but is originally from Bingley, West Yorkshire. C2: Series 76 Champion Stephen Read (11 games, 11 wins, 1,230 points.) A...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 4th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 3)
Replies: 0
Views: 80

Friday 4th January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 3)

Countdown recap for Friday 4 January 2019. C1: Series 73 Runner-Up Matthew Tassier (11 games, 10 wins, 1,119 points.) An Apteforumite and stats consultant from Ealing, Greater London. C2: Series 78 Semi-Finalist Dougie Mackay (10 games, 8 wins, 932 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel ...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 3rd January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 2)
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Thursday 3rd January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 2)

Countdown recap for Thursday 3 January 2019. C1: Series 74 Runner-Up Ann Dibben (11 games, 10 wins, 1,209 points.) An Apterite company secretary from Haselmere, Surrey. C2: Series 77 Semi-Finalist John Cowen (10 games, 9 wins, 987 points.) An maths graduate from Morecambe, Lancashire. DC: Susie Dent...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 2nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Re: Wednesday 2nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 1)

Owen Carroll wrote: ↑
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:21 pm
Not to be rude but when do we get the next one?
Well, I've been in the studio, Owen. Only just got back tonight, probably some time on Friday.
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 2nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Wednesday 2nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Preliminary 1)

HELLO, 2019!!! AND HELLO TO CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS XV!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) THIS SHOULD BE A GREAT 3 WEEKS AHEAD!!! Countdown recap for Wednesday 2 January 2019. C1: Series 73 Champion Jonathan Wynn (11 games, 11 wins, 1,244 points.) An Apteforumite and maths teacher from Brighton. C2: Series 78...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)

TIME FOR THE FINAL EPISODE OF 2018!!! WHO WILL BE THE SERIES 79 CHAMPION??? ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Quite a nice little mention of the brilliant Dudley Doolittle, the warmup man for the last 18 years, who is retiring after this show. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) (Nice also to see him and a shot of the aud...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: RIP Pete Cashmore
Replies: 2
Views: 390

RIP Pete Cashmore

Just heard the very sad news that Series 35 champion and CoC IX finalist Pete Cashmore is no longer with us... :( :cry: I was hoping to meet him for the first time at Birmingham for the FOCAL Finals at the end of last year, until he pulled out late on, but we were messaging each other on Twitter the...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 20th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 91

Thursday 20th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Thursday 20 December 2018. C1: #2 Seed Mike "The Hull Hammer" Daysley (9 wins, 890 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. He defeated #7 seed Adam Rolston 104-58 in his quarter-final last Friday. C2: #6 Seed Alan "The London Lance" Duval (9 wins, 736 poi...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 19th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Wednesday 19th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Semi-Final)

INTO THE SEMI-FINALS WE GO...!!! ;) :) :D Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 December 2018. C1: #1 Seed Martin "The Adlington Arrow" May (9 wins, 954 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. He defeated #8 seed Bob Lunt 115-86 in his quarter-final last Thursday. C2: #5 Seed To...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 18th December 2018 (Series 79, 4th Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Tuesday 18th December 2018 (Series 79, 4th Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 18 December 2018. C1: #4 Seed Dave "The St. Helens Slingshot" Ashton (8 wins, 739 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: #5 Seed Tony "The Reading Revolver" Manwani (8 wins, 715 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. DC: Susie Dent and P...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th December 2018 (Series 79, 3rd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Monday 17th December 2018 (Series 79, 3rd Quarter-Final)

The set is decorated for the festive season, certainly everyone knows that Christmas and the Series finals are getting ever closer... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 17 December 2018. C1: #3 Seed Andrew "The Blackpool Blade" Jackson (8 wins, 764 points.) A maths student at Keele Un...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, QF 2)
Replies: 9
Views: 1715

Re: Spoilers for Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, QF 2)

Weird that in the first 2 quarter-finals that they put the series winner's trophy in front of Nick.... :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 80

Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Friday 14 December 2018. C1: #2 Seed Mike "The Hull Hammer" Daysley (8 wins, 786 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: #7 Seed Adam "The Twickenham Tomahawk" Rolston (8 wins, 650 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. DC: Susie De...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 13th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Thursday 13th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Quarter-Final)

WELCOME TO THE START OF THE SERIES 79 FINALS!!! Countdown recap for Thursday 13 December 2018. C1: #1 Seed Martin "The Adlington Arrow" May (8 wins, 839 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: #8 Seed Bob "The Rotherham Rocket" Lunt (7 wins, 726 points.) A retired missi...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 12th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 119)
Replies: 0
Views: 80

Wednesday 12th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 119)

TIME FOR THE LAST PRELIMINARY OF SERIES 79!!! Countdown recap for Wednesday 12 December 2018. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (3 wins, 310 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger David Rutherford. An audio-visual transcriber from Bolton. DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker. RR: Rachel Ri...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 11th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 118)
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Tuesday 11th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 118)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 December 2018. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (2 wins, 206 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger Sam Reilly. A probation service officer from Nottingham. DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: G E S O N E...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 10th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 117)
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Monday 10th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 117)

Countdown recap for Monday 10 December 2018. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (1 win, 110 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger James Fenn. A doctor at the Royal United Hospital from Bath. He likes running in his spare time. DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Othe...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 7th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 116)
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Friday 7th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 116)

Countdown recap for Friday 7 December 2018. C1: Champion Mark Jeary (3 wins, 230 (240) points.) A writer from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Brendan Whitehurst. A supermarket worker from Derby. He's a fan of escape rooms. DC: Susie Dent and Nicki Chapman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 6th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 115)
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Thursday 6th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 115)

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 December 2018. C1: Champion Mark Jeary (2 wins, 145 (155) points.) A writer from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Martin Storie. A National Trust tour guide from Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. He also works as a TV background extra. He is a tour guide at Flore...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 114)
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 114)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 December 2018. C1: Champion Mark Jeary (1 win, 88 points.) A writer from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Amy Nott. A Welsh language student from Aberystwyth, originally from Hengoed, Gwent. She's a keen cyclist, and is a ride leader for UK Breeze, a campaign to encourage wome...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 113)
Replies: 0
Views: 195

Tuesday 4th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 113)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 December 2018. C1: Champion Julie Gray (2 wins, 152 points.) A school cover supervisor from Yarm, Cleveland. C2: Challenger Mark Jeary. A writer from Glasgow. He worked and starred in Blackout , a play which was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe this year, as well as to...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)
Replies: 0
Views: 277

Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 December 2018. C1: Champion Julie Gray (1 win, 72 points.) A school cover supervisor from Yarm, Cleveland. C2: Challenger Pete Clark. A managing director from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. His business specialises in precision engineering. DC: Susie Dent and Nicki Chap...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)

Countdown recap for Friday 30 November 2018. C1: Challenger John Broderick. A retired car worker from Liverpool. He used to work in Halewood making Ford cars and vans up until 2010, before doing a security job. C2: Challenger Julie Gray. A school cover supervisor from Yarm, Cleveland. She loves foot...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 29th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 110)
Replies: 0
Views: 268

Thursday 29th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 110)

Are we about to have our EIGHTH OCTOCHAMP .... :?: :?: Countdown recap for Thursday 29 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (7 wins, 654 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Archie Crane. A bookkeeper from Milnrow, Lancashire. He once w...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 109)
Replies: 0
Views: 261

Wednesday 28th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 109)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (6 wins, 576 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Steve Rose. A library deputy director from Birmingham. He loves San Francisco, and has been many times. DC: Susie De...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 108)
Replies: 0
Views: 259

Tuesday 27th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 108)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (5 wins, 479 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Abby Whatley. A maths teacher from Romsey, Hampshire. She plays tennis for the Hampshire Apsleys, but has taken time o...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 107)
Replies: 0
Views: 254

Monday 26th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 107)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (4 wins, 363 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Lewis Edgeley. An A-Level student from Cambridge. He's a keen video gamer, and is a big fan of Fortnite . DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Saturday 24th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 106)
Replies: 0
Views: 335

Saturday 24th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 106)

WHAT!!!??? COUNTDOWN ON A SATURDAY :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?: YES PLEASE ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Saturday 24 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (3 wins, 260 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Sue Booton. A retired l...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 105)
Replies: 0
Views: 303

Thursday 22nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 105)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (2 wins, 178 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Sam Warren. An organisational psychology student at Leeds University from Scarborough. He plays at No.8 for West Leed...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 104)
Replies: 0
Views: 289

Wednesday 21st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 104)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (1 win, 80 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Chris Harlow. A print finisher from Poole, Dorset. She's a self-proclaimed arctophile, otherwise known as a teddy bear...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 103)
Replies: 0
Views: 437

Tuesday 20th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 103)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 November 2018. C1: Champion Paul Copeland (2 wins, 135 points.) An NHS librarian from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Andrew Jackson. A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. He plays 5-a-side football, and is a supporter of Black...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 375

Monday 19th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 102)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 November 2018. C1: Champion Paul Copeland (1 win, 63 points.) An NHS librarian from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Ellie Sherwood. From London, but originally from Manchester. She works for the British Society for Immunology. She has done a cycle ride from Gen...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 6548

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019

A fantastic weekend had by all in Newcastle upon Tyne :!: :!: Our new champion was James Haughton, who staged a remarkable comeback against Luke Johnson-Davies in the final, to win 94-91, after being 71-53 down at halfway. Bradley Horrocks defeated Richard Priest in the 3rd place play-off. Paul Talm...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 357

Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 November 2018. C1: Challenger Rod Jermy. A highways supervisor from Ashford, Surrey. He plays rugby as a hooker, and is also a referee. C2: Challenger Paul Copeland. An NHS librarian from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil Hammond. RR: Rachel Riley. O...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019
Replies: 1
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Re: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019

Chris Marshall becomes our first entrant for CO:WY!!!πŸ˜‰πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜„πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 100)
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Thursday 15th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 100)

Are we about to see our 7th octochamp of the series, or could we even some remarkable Countdown history of another sort :?: :?: Let's find out :!: :!: ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 15 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (7 wins, 585 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 99)
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Wednesday 14th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (6 wins, 498 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Jane Capie. A retired secretary from Norwich. She likes to dance, and is trying to perfect the Argentine Tango, and she used to be a belly dancer. :P...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 98)
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Tuesday 13th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (5 wins, 416 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Lisa Skidmore. A musician and guitar teacher from Cork, Republic of Ireland. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or sol...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 97)
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Monday 12th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 97)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (4 wins, 327 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Ian Kennedy. A stockbroker from Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. He plays for the City of Peterborough hockey club. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles. RR: R...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 96)
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Friday 9th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (3 wins, 234 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Peter Wilkes. A retired betting shop manager from Over, Cambridgeshire. His shop was once robbed, but instead of taking any money, the robbers took his w...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 95)
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Thursday 8th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (2 wins, 152 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Rich Murray. A sports psychology student at Liverpool John Moores University, but is from Wolverhampton. He did some football refereeing for the under-...