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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
Views: 1820

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 473

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 377

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 376

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 431

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 387

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 403

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-...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Wednesday 7th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (1 win, 84 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Bethan Lycett. A marketing assistant from Wigan, Greater Manchester. She has had some children's writing books published, based on works by Julia Donald...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Re: Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)

Owen Carroll wrote: ↑
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:00 am
James it might interest you to know that Alan is an apterite.
Ah, thanks Owen. Helps that I haven't been on for a while... :P :P
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (5 wins, 450 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Alan Duval. An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. He is a three-quarters English/Kiwi, and a quarter German, and not French, like...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 442

Monday 5th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (4 wins, 356 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Jane Burns. A retired English teacher from Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. Her cousin became an octochamp, but his identity was kept a ...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 397

Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)

HAPPY 36TH BIRTHDAY TO COUNTDOWN!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Friday 2 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (3 wins, 258 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Tom Nearney. A tennis odds c...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 314

Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90)

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (2 wins, 173 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Alex Brundritt. A waiter from Welling, Kent. He likes cycling and has done the London Bike-a-thon 3 times. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Z...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 311

Wednesday 31st October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 October 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (1 win, 89 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Michael Coulthread. A process control specialist from Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. He works in a brewery and supports Burton Alb...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 October 2018. C1: Champion Georgia Goulding (1 win, 85 points.) A clothing company owner from Wigan, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Chris Sturdy. A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. He's the awardmaster for the Anagrammy Awards, which is an m...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 87)
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Monday 29th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 87)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 October 2018. C1: Challenger Georgia Goulding. A clothing company owner from Wigan, Greater Manchester. She set up her business last year at the ripe old age of 20!! :shock: :o C2: Challenger Heather Chisholm. A retired music teacher from St. Andrews, Fife, but was born...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 86)
Replies: 0
Views: 304

Friday 26th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 86)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (7 wins, 722 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Dover Dubosarsky. A maths teacher from London, but originally from Sydney, Australia. He loves compiling and solving cryptic crosswords. DC...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)
Replies: 2
Views: 1358

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)

Not too much it seemed, but I scored 151, which ain't too shabby... ;) :) :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Thursday 25 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (6 wins, 614 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Alan Tubbert. A retired flight planner from Sandyford, Dublin. He likes seeing solar eclipses, and has seen three live. DC: Susie Dent an...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 24th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 84)
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Wednesday 24th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (5 wins, 525 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Maria Michaels. A mum from Liverpool. She loves watching the show with her 2-year-old son. DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford. RR: Rach...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 23rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 83)
Replies: 0
Views: 234

Tuesday 23rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 83)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (4 wins, 424 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Vicki Griffiths. A student from Lincoln. She has 7 cats, a dog and 2 guinea pigs. DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford. RR: Rachel Riley. O...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)
Replies: 0
Views: 266

Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)

Countdown recap for Monday 22 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (3 wins, 316 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Leanne Heath. A dance teacher from Colchester, Essex. She specialises in ecstatic dance, where people just let themselves go... :shock: :lo...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 19th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Friday 19th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Friday 19 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (2 wins, 213 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Seamus Bradley. An accountant from Ballyfoley, County Wexford. His mum apparently told him that the first word he said was "conundrum"... :...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 18th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Thursday 18th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Thursday 18 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (1 win, 96 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Chris Stableford. A bridge teacher from Woking, Surrey. He had previously worked in IT, but decided to give it up to pursue his bridge pass...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 17th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Wednesday 17th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 17 October 2018. C1: Champion Paul Hollidge (1 win, 77 points.) A security officer from East Grinstead, West Sussex. He's a big Crystal Palace fan. C2: Challenger Martin May. A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. Amongst the diners, he has served at hi...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 16th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 78)
Replies: 0
Views: 211

Tuesday 16th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 October 2018. C1: Champion Andy Wedlake (1 win, 79 points.) A Chemistry PhD student at the University of Cambridge, and is from Cambridge. C2: Challenger Paul Hollidge. A security officer from East Grinstead, West Sussex. He's a big Crystal Palace fan. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 15th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 297

Monday 15th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Monday 15 October 2018. C1: Challenger Eddie Andersson. From Colchester, Essex, but is studying medicine at St. Bart's Hospital, London. His grandfather is Swedish, hence the double S in his name. He's in a band called the T-Waves, but they haven't yet written a song. :P C2: Chal...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 12th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 76)
Replies: 0
Views: 270

Friday 12th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 76)

Is Mike going to be Octochamp #5, and will he keep on the run of a new octochamp automatically getting up to the #1 spot... :?: :?: Countdown recap for Friday 12 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (7 wins, 685 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Sarah Merrifield. A trainee ...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 11th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 75)
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Thursday 11th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Thursday 11 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (6 wins, 606 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Lee Bettinson. A senior customer relations officer from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. He likes his music and is a big fan of the Top 40 charts. DC: Susie D...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 10th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 74)
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Wednesday 10th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 10 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (5 wins, 511 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Chris Allen. A retired administrator from Crynant, West Glamorgan. He loves country music and has been to the Grand Ole Opry in Tennessee on numerous occasio...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)
Replies: 0
Views: 294

Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 9 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (4 wins, 413 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Alex Harrison. A freelance tutor from London. He has visited 40 countries, and did the Mongol Rally last year. DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold. RR: Rachel Ril...
by James Robinson
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 8th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 72)
Replies: 0
Views: 457

Monday 8th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 72)

Countdown recap for Monday 8 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (3 wins, 305 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Debbie Berwick. A worker in the catering business from Stafford. She's a big fan of AC/DC, Thin Lizzie and Led Zeppelin. DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold. RR: R...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 5th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 71)
Replies: 0
Views: 588

Friday 5th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 71)

Countdown recap for Friday 5 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (2 wins, 209 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Eamonn Mullen. A youth officer from Drogheda, County Louth, Republic of Ireland. DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solution...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 4th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 70)
Replies: 0
Views: 444

Thursday 4th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 70)

Countdown recap for Thursday 4 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (1 win, 110 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Susan Stones. A retired administration assistant from Bradford. She's a treasurer and performance member of the St. James' Players, and they're ready to do thei...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 3rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 69)
Replies: 0
Views: 438

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 3 October 2018. C1: Champion Tealin Glenn (1 win, 91 points.) A chemistry student at Newcastle University, but is originally from Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. C2: Challenger Mike Daysley. An accounts assistant from Hull. He's a big rugby league fan, especially of recentl...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 2nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 68)
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Tuesday 2nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 68)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 2 October 2018. C1: Challenger Jethro Colmer. A film studies student at the University of Gloucester, but is originally from Brighton. He wants to be a film critic. C2: Challenger Tealin Glenn. A chemistry student at Newcastle University, but is originally from Woodhall S...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 1st October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Monday 1st October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 67)

Crikey blimey!! We're just about to get into the second half of the series, and we've already had TWO 7-time champions, and we could be on the verge of having FOUR octochamps in the space of 33 shows :!: :!: :!: What a remarkable series this is turning into already.... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdo...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 28th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Friday 28th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Friday 28 September 2018. C1: Champion Robin Johnson (6 wins, 539 points.) A retired man from Wimborne, Dorset. C2: Challenger Colm Griffin. From Moycullen, County Galway, Republic of Ireland. DC: Susie Dent and Richard Madeley. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 27th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Thursday 27th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Thursday 27 September 2018. C1: Champion Robin Johnson (5 wins, 448 points.) A retired man from Wimborne, Dorset. C2: Challenger Molly Huxley. An accountant student from Manchester, but is studying at the University of Lincoln. She likes doing gymnastics, particularly the floor, ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 26th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 452

Wednesday 26th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 26 September 2018. C1: Champion Robin Johnson (4 wins, 338 points.) A retired man from Wimborne, Dorset. C2: Challenger Shannon Pocock. A talent acquisition specialist (basically the new name for recruitment consultant) originally from Swindon, but living in Newcastle u...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 25th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 485

Tuesday 25th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 63)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 25 September 2018. C1: Champion Robin Johnson (3 wins, 239 points.) A retired man from Wimborne, Dorset. C2: Challenger Danielle Watson. A shop supervisor from Buxton, Derbyshire. She's 21 years old and has set herself 21 crazy to do while she's 21, including doing a book...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 24th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Monday 24th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 62)

Countdown recap for Monday 24 September 2018. C1: Champion Robin Johnson (2 wins, 143 points.) A retired man from Wimborne, Dorset. C2: Challenger Jack Healy. An A&E doctor from near Gatwick, West Sussex. He worked as a coach for a Mexican girl's football team, and helped set up an academy. DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 21st September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Friday 21st September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Friday 21 September 2018. C1: Champion Robin Johnson (1 win, 57 points.) A retired man from Wimborne, Dorset. C2: Challenger Chris Hague. A retired business analyst from Ightham, Kent. DC: Susie Dent and Janet Street-Porter. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: G ...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 20th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Thursday 20th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 60)

Countdown recap for Thursday 20 September 2018. C1: Champion Greg Purling (1 win, 86 points.) A vehicle buyer from Norwich. C2: Challenger Robin Johnson. A retired man from Wimborne, Dorset. He has been looking up his family history recently. DC: Susie Dent and Janet Street-Porter. RR: Rachel Riley....
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 19th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 59)
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Wednesday 19th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 September 2018. C1: Challenger Daniel Singleton. A barman from Rugby, Warwickshire. He has been in musical theatre since the age of 3, and has just finished a three-year theatre degree at Wolverhampton University. C2: Challenger Greg Purling. A vehicle buyer from Nor...
by James Robinson
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 18th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 58)
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Tuesday 18th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 58)

Is Countdown history in the making here.... :? :?: If Dave wins today, we'll have had THREE octochamps in a row, which has never happened in the show's history :!: :!: :!: :shock: :shock: :shock: :o :o :o Best of luck to Dave then. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Tuesday 18 September 2018...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 401

Monday 17th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Monday 17 September 2018. C1: Champion Dave Ashton (6 wins, 540 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Stephen Holford. A payroll officer from Becontree, Greater London. He has a couple of world records, one for the most Elvis impersonators singin...
by James Robinson
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 1820

CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019

EY OOP, WEST YORKSHIRE IS A-CALLING...!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Yes, it's me again, and I'm back with Callum Todd to host yet another CO-event, and this time, we're going out and about in West Yorkshire, leaving my beloved Huddersfield behind... Venue: Our venue is the Lightcliffe Golf Club, just ...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Thursday 13 September 2018. C1: Champion Dave Ashton (5 wins, 453 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Laura McDonald. An office administrator from Chard, Somerset. Her son is our own Toby McDonald, who of course was the number 2 seed in the las...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 12th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 55)
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Wednesday 12th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 12 September 2018. C1: Champion Dave Ashton (4 wins, 366 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Kim Wilson. A retired civil servant from West Kirby, Merseyside. She likes crown green bowling and swimming, and is joining the University of...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 11th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 54)
Replies: 0
Views: 480

Tuesday 11th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 September 2018. C1: Champion Dave Ashton (3 wins, 284 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: Challenger David O'Neill. A tour guide from Shankill, Dublin. He takes people round Kilmainham Gaol, famous for its part in the 1916 Easter Rising. DC: Su...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 10th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 53)
Replies: 0
Views: 616

Monday 10th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Monday 10 September 2018. C1: Champion Dave Ashton (2 wins, 200 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Dan Martin. A department secretary at the University of Warwick, who lives in Coventry, but is originally from Dartford, Kent. He likes travelli...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 7th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 52)
Replies: 0
Views: 642

Friday 7th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 52)

Countdown recap for Friday 7 September 2018. C1: Champion Dave Ashton (1 win, 95 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Tricia Lea. A retired woman from West Molesey, Surrey. She is a chorister in a community choir and has performed at the Yehudi Menuin Music School....
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 6th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 51)
Replies: 0
Views: 604

Thursday 6th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 51)

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 September 2018. C1: Challenger Dave Ashton. A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. He's a big rugby league fan, and unsurprisingly supports St. Helens. C2: Challenger Joe Harris. A healthcare consultant from Deal, Kent. He's about to go into a career in "Fake ...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 50)
Replies: 0
Views: 635

Wednesday 5th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 50)

After the 2 near misses at the start of the series, are we now about to have back-to-back octochamps :?: :?: Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 September 2018. C1: Champion Tony Manwani (7 wins, 633 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. C2: Challenger Duncan Hill. A heating engineer from ...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 5615

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

Our first 2 entrants are confirmed!!! More to come soon, I'm sure... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 3rd September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 48)
Replies: 8
Views: 2303

Re: Spoilers for Monday 3rd September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 48)

2nd Numbers Alt.: ((100 - 9) x 7) + 75 + 7 = 719
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 49)
Replies: 0
Views: 733

Tuesday 4th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 49)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 September 2018. C1: Champion Tony Manwani (6 wins, 543 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. C2: Challenger Sam Klineberg. A liberal arts student at the University of Birmingham, but is originally from Leeds. He's about to head off to Uruguay to study Span...
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 48)
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Monday 3rd September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 September 2018. C1: Champion Tony Manwani (5 wins, 476 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. C2: Challenger Tom Kistell. A librarian from Sheffield. He's a member of his local walking club and has been around many of the UK's National Parks. He also reveals...
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 31st August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 47)
Replies: 0
Views: 656

Friday 31st August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 47)

Countdown recap for Friday 31 August 2018. C1: Champion Tony Manwani (4 wins, 392 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. C2: Challenger Nick Fisk. A sales collector from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. He runs a charity which makes bags of sweets for charity shops. DC: Susie Dent and Ann...