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by James Robinson
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots
Replies: 34
Views: 1102

Re: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots

I’m not sure Rhys likes this claim to fame via one of England cricket’s biggest stars... https://twitter.com/jofraarcher/status/ ... 91072?s=21
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 20th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 150

Wednesday 20th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 102)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 20 November 2019. C1: Champion Paul Anderson (4 wins, 454 points.) An Apterite and full-time dad from Dublin, but originally from Limavady, County Londonderry. C2: Challenger Nick Parden. A solicitor from Sheffield. He has swam with whale sharks, which he said was a ter...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots
Replies: 34
Views: 1102

Re: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots

Paul Worsley wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:47 am
At Uni, a flatmate's girlfriend was the niece of Darth Vader.
Body or voice?😛
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 19th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 174

Tuesday 19th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 November 2019. C1: Champion Paul Anderson (3 wins, 330 points.) An Apterite and full-time dad from Dublin, but originally from Limavady, County Londonderry. C2: Challenger Yvonne Wills. A retired childminder from Faversham, Kent. She went on a cruise to see the Norther...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 100)
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Monday 18th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 100)

Countdown recap for Monday 18 November 2019. C1: Champion Paul Anderson (2 wins, 219 points.) An Apterite and full-time dad from Dublin, but originally from Limavady, County Londonderry. C2: Challenger Ewen Alexander. An IT systems worker in the NHS from Ayrshire. He previously appeared on the show ...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 15th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 99)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Friday 15th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Friday 15 November 2019. C1: Champion Paul Anderson (1 win, 109 points.) An Apterite and full-time dad from Dublin, but originally from Limavady, County Londonderry. C2: Challenger Jane Levingston. A retired carer from Ballinameen, County Roscommon, Republic of Ireland, but origi...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 14th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 98)
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Thursday 14th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Thursday 14 November 2019. C1: Challenger Ray Albrow. He attended the 1966 World Cup Final at Wembley between England and West Germany. :shock: :o 8-) C2: Challenger Paul Anderson. An Apterite and full-time dad from Dublin, but originally from Limavady, County Londonderry. He's a...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 13th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 97)
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Wednesday 13th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 97)

WILL WE BE CROWNING OUR EIGHTH OCTOCHAMP TODAY....... :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?: :shock: :shock: :shock: :o :o :o :? :? :? Countdown recap for Wednesday 13 November 2019. C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (7 wins, 663 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester Univer...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 12th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Tuesday 12th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 November 2019. C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (6 wins, 578 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University. C2: Challenger Jake Spencer. A modern languages undergraduate student at Birmingham University, but is about to do a...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Monday 11th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Monday 11 November 2019. C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (5 wins, 485 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University. C2: Challenger Kurtis Lipman. An operations manager from Chelmsford, Essex. He has skydived from 8,000ft, along with ...
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 8th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 93

Friday 8th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Friday 8 November 2019. C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (4 wins, 384 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University. C2: Challenger Alfie Webb. A maths student at the University of Swansea, but is from Drefach, Ceredigion. He's a prop ...
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 7th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 93)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Thursday 7th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Thursday 7 November 2019. C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (3 wins, 269 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University. C2: Challenger Conor Sherry. A quality technologist in the food industry from Naas, County Kildare, Republic of Irel...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 6th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 111

Wednesday 6th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 6 November 2019. C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (2 wins, 167 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University. C2: Challenger Kay Goodsell. A singer in a music group living in Bristol, but originally from Kent. DC: Susie Dent ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 5th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Tuesday 5th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 91)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 5 November 2019. C1: Champion Morgan Sauer (1 win, 81 points.) A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University. C2: Challenger Susie Fytche. A retired minister from Exmouth, Devon. One of her best memories is seeing the sunset whil...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 4th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Monday 4th November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 90)

Countdown recap for Monday 4 November 2019. C1: Champion Sarah Buchanan (2 wins, 137 points.) A clinical psychologist from Dublin, but originally from Marlow, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Morgan Sauer. A student from Peterborough, studying maths and business studies at Leicester University. He's ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 1st November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Friday 1st November 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Friday 1 November 2019. C1: Champion Sarah Buchanan (1 win, 57 points.) A clinical psychologist from Dublin, but originally from Marlow, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Lawrence Chapman. A retired civil servant from Manchester. He used to play guitar in a folk band, but had to gi...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 31st October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 88)
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Thursday 31st October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Thursday 31 October 2019. C1: Challenger Sarah Buchanan. A clinical psychologist from Dublin, but originally from Marlow, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Russell Sullivan. A retired headteacher from Bethersden, Kent. Just before his retirement, he found his school had had a mole ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 30th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 87)
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Wednesday 30th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 87)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 30 October 2019. C1: Champion John Osmond (7 wins, 628 points.) A retired civil servant from London. C2: Challenger Toby Pleming. A law student at City University, London. DC: Susie Dent and Levi Roots. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: B E N I M F E ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 29th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 86)
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Tuesday 29th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 86)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 29 October 2019. C1: Champion John Osmond (6 wins, 533 points.) A retired civil servant from London. C2: Challenger Mike Woodberry. A retired man from Corsham, Wiltshire. He spent 37 in the RAF, before working for military intelligence. DC: Susie Dent and Levi Roots. RR: ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 28th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 85)
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Monday 28th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Monday 28 October 2019. C1: Champion John Osmond (5 wins, 455 points.) A retired civil servant from London. C2: Challenger Catherine Oliver. A consultant in acute medicine from Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire. DC: Susie Dent and Levi Roots. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or sol...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Only Connect
Replies: 135
Views: 41032

Re: Only Connect

Noel Mc wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:46 pm
This may be addressed elsewhere, but I'm too lazy to check:

When is Only Connect filmed?

More specifically - is it ever filmed in the summer, so someone with (amazing, but) inflexible work holidays (like a teacher) could take part?
Cardiff, around March-May time.
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 25th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 84)
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Friday 25th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Friday 25 October 2019. C1: Champion John Osmond (4 wins, 336 points.) A retired civil servant from London. C2: Challenger Ann Wagstaff. A retired midwife from Minster-on-Sea, Isle of Sheppey, Kent. She likes travelling and collecting tools for charities to be sent to Africa. DC:...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 24th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 83)
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Thursday 24th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 83)

Countdown recap for Thursday 24 October 2019. C1: Champion John Osmond (3 wins, 227 points.) A retired civil servant from London. C2: Challenger Ben Pooley. A teaching assistant from Witney, Oxfordshire. He has played Quidditch for 6 years (yes, it does exist in real life!! :P :P ) DC: A now bespect...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 23rd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 82)
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 82)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 23 October 2019. C1: Champion John Osmond (2 wins, 150 points.) A retired civil servant from London. C2: Challenger Colin Mason. A retired IT professional from Tooting, Greater London. He has flown all over the world, including being a co-pilot on a small aircraft flyin...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 22nd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 22 October 2019. C1: Champion John Osmond (1 win, 82 points.) A retired civil servant from London. C2: Challenger Vamsi Pratapa. An economics student at Cambridge University. He plays hockey and pool as well. DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Othe...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2020 Vision
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: 2020 Vision

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:49 pm
9) Leeds to win the Championship. Seems one of the more safe bets of this list.
Leeds United and safe bet, don't be so sure... :roll: :roll: :roll: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 21st October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 148

Monday 21st October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Monday 21 October 2019. C1: Champion Pierse Walsh (5 wins, 410 points.) An account manager from Ranelagh, County Dublin. C2: Challenger John Osmond. A retired civil servant from London. He's a keen birdwatcher and has travelled all over Europe, and even seen some bald ibises in M...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 18th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 156

Friday 18th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Friday 18 October 2019. C1: Champion Pierse Walsh (4 wins, 315 points.) An account manager from Ranelagh, County Dublin. C2: Challenger Linda Southgate. A retired drama teacher from Stratton Strawless, Norfolk. She likes dancing and she once represented Britain in gymnastics in A...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 17th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 78)
Replies: 0
Views: 126

Thursday 17th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Thursday 17 October 2019. C1: Champion Pierse Walsh (3 wins, 237 points.) An account manager from Ranelagh, County Dublin. C2: Challenger Tony Norris. A GP manager from Northallerton, North Yorkshire. He belongs to the "Neon Nights" running club, and is a founder of the Northalle...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 16th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Wednesday 16th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 16 October 2019. C1: Champion Pierse Walsh (2 wins, 157 points.) An account manager from Ranelagh, County Dublin. C2: Challenger Roqaya Ahmed. A self-employed interpreter from West Bromwich, West Midlands. She organises event for the local Yemeni community as part of th...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 15th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 76)
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Tuesday 15th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 76)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 15 October 2019. C1: Champion Pierse Walsh (1 win, 82 points.) An account manager from Ranelagh, County Dublin. C2: Challenger Phil O'Reilly. A retired administrator from Kilkenny, County Kilkenny. She loves playing bridge and is a member of 2 bridge clubs. DC: Susie Dent...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 14th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 75)
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Monday 14th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Monday 14 October 2019. C1: Champion Matt Rosenfeld (2 wins, 175 points.) A chemistry student at Oxford University, but is originally from Radlett, Hertfordshire. C2: Challenger Pierse Walsh. An account manager from Ranelagh, County Dublin. He likes travelling and recently went t...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XVI- Countdown in Lincoln, 25-26 January 2020
Replies: 20
Views: 11940

Re: COLIN XVI- Countdown in Lincoln, 25-26 January 2020

No Huddersfield Town match that weekend, so I’m in too!!😉😊😄😎👍🕛🕡🔠🔢
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 11th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 74)
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Friday 11th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Friday 11 October 2019. C1: Champion Matt Rosenfeld (1 win, 71 points.) A chemistry student at Oxford University, but is originally from Radlett, Hertfordshire. C2: Challenger Rob Phillips. A product manager for The Guardian from Forest Hill, Greater London. He likes Thai boxing ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Celebrity Countdown returning this Monday at 6:55pm on More4, and will be on EVERY day that week!!😎😎😎👍👍👍😄😄😄🔠🔢🕛🕡 Every day? So a repeat somewhere? Oh, did they only do 6. Admittedly, I didn’t see Friday, but assumed there would be one there too...😛😛 UPDATE: Friday's episode is a repeat of Episode 1....
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 10th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 73)
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Thursday 10th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Thursday 10 October 2019. C1: Challenger Phil Galsworthy. A business analysis manager from Warrington, Cheshire. He met his future wife in San Francisco whilst passing her on opposing escalators. :P :o C2: Challenger Matt Rosenfeld. A chemistry student at Oxford University, but i...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 9th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 72)
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Wednesday 9th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 72)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 9 October 2019. C1: Champion Paul Nixon (7 wins, 790 points.) An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Lorraine Davis. An insurance broker from Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. She likes taking loads of holidays, mainly cruises, of which she has done 26 of them...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 8th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 71)
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Tuesday 8th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 71)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 8 October 2019. C1: Champion Paul Nixon (6 wins, 678 points.) An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Elliot Black. An analyst from Whitechapel, Greater London. He works in the private sector, but his work is mainly for local authorities. He likes doing cryptic c...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 7th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 70)
Replies: 0
Views: 114

Monday 7th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 70)

Countdown recap for Monday 7 October 2019. C1: Champion Paul Nixon (5 wins, 569 points.) An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Peter Williams. A retired financial adviser from Stonnall, Staffordshire. He has a timeshare of a canal boat alongside 11 other people. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phi...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Fiona T wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:36 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:17 pm
Celebrity Countdown returning this Monday at 6:55pm on More4, and will be on EVERY day that week!!😎😎😎👍👍👍😄😄😄🔠🔢🕛🕡
Every day? So a repeat somewhere?
Oh, did they only do 6. Admittedly, I didn’t see Friday, but assumed there would be one there too...😛😛
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Celebrity Countdown returning this Monday at 6:55pm on More4, and will be on EVERY day that week!!😎😎😎👍👍👍😄😄😄🔠🔢🕛🕡
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 4th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 69)
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Friday 4th October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Friday 4 October 2019. C1: Champion Paul Nixon (4 wins, 433 points.) An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Helen Millington. A full-time mum from Blairgowrie, Perthshire. She went on a European road trip with her husband and children going through southern Italy and Sw...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 4th October
Replies: 4
Views: 993

Re: Spoilers for Friday 4th October

SPIRALLED back on again for the first time since that idiot said RASPILLED in S60... :P :P :P (thankfully I got it this time... ;) ) 4th Numbers Alt.: ((9 x 9) + 25) x 4 = 424 (Got 165 too, not too shabby (that's points, not a target in another numbers game... :lol: :lol: ) :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :geek...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 3rd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 68)
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Thursday 3rd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 68)

Countdown recap for Thursday 3 October 2019. C1: Champion Paul Nixon (3 wins, 307 points.) An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Martyn Willmore. A civil servant from Prudhoe, Northumberland. He works in the tobacco control section of the civil service. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil Hammond...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 125

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 67)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 2 October 2019. C1: Champion Paul Nixon (2 wins, 200 points.) An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Dave Richardson. A retired civil servant from Tunstall, Tyne & Wear. Once when he was holiday in Tunisia, his friends dressed him up as a woman and he came run...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 1st October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 162

Tuesday 1st October 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 1 October 2019. C1: Champion Paul Nixon (1 win, 107 points.) An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Harry Robinson. A retired metallurgist from South Cerney, Gloucestershire, but is originally from Manchester, and as such is a Manchester United fan, and even pla...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Monday 30th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 September 2019. C1: Champion Pauline Creer (1 win, 82 points.) A retired woman from Enfield, Greater London. C2: Challenger Paul Nixon. An actuary from Surbiton, Surrey. He's ran 20 half-marathons, 8 marathons, and a super-marathon. DC: Susie Dent and Pam Ayres. RR: Rac...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 27th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Friday 27th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Friday 27 September 2019. C1: Challenger Simon Garside. An IT service manager from Oldham, Greater Manchester. He's also a semi-professional singer in his spare time. C2: Challenger Pauline Creer. A retired woman from Enfield, Greater London. For the last 44 years, she and her fr...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 26th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 63)
Replies: 6
Views: 1106

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 26th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 63)

3rd Numbers Alt.: ((9 x 100) + (8 x 7)) / 2 = 478 (and in time too!!) 8-) 8-) 8-)
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 26th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 129

Thursday 26th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 63)

Countdown recap for Thursday 26 September 2019. C1: Champion Andy Evans (7 wins, 661 (671) points.) A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Geoff Pinney. A retired NHS manager from Isleworth, Greater London. He loves classical music an...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 25th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Wednesday 25th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 62)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 25 September 2019. C1: Champion Andy Evans (6 wins, 549 (559) points.) A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. C2: Challenger David Lee. A retired man from Chalgrove, Oxfordshire. He volunteers as a website maintenance m...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Tuesday 24th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 24 September 2019. C1: Champion Andy Evans (5 wins, 461 (471) points.) A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Daniel Smith. An International Studies student at the University of Leeds, but is originally fro...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Monday 23rd September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 60)

Countdown recap for Monday 23 September 2019. C1: Champion Andy Evans (4 wins, 381 (391) points.) A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Abbie Arrowsmith. A teaching assistant from Wem, Shropshire. She's also a trainee professional wr...
by James Robinson
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 20th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 59)
Replies: 0
Views: 158

Friday 20th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Friday 20 September 2019. C1: Champion Andy Evans (3 wins, 267 (277) points.) A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Bekki Peckett. A civil servant from Fareham, Hampshire. She used to be a cheerleader for the Hali...
by James Robinson
Fri Dec 27, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 19th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 58)
Replies: 0
Views: 107

Thursday 19th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 58)

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 September 2019. C1: Champion Andy Evans (2 wins, 173 (183) points.) A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Steve Taylor. A project manager from Darwen, Lancashire. He used to play semi-professional foot...
by James Robinson
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 18th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 103

Wednesday 18th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 18 September 2019. C1: Champion Andy Evans (1 win, 100 points.) A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Gerry Gray. A retired prison officer from Potton, Bedfordshire. He sings with a local choral society....
by James Robinson
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 17th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 56)
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Tuesday 17th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 17 September 2019. C1: Champion Matt Sykes (1 win, 74 (84) points.) A financial adviser from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Andy Evans. A politics student at the University of Leeds, but is originally from Newbury, Berkshire. He once met ex-US President Jimmy C...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 55)
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Monday 16th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 September 2019. C1: Champion Sarah Delap (6 wins, 443 points.) A marketing officer at Newcastle University from Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. C2: Challenger Matt Sykes. A financial adviser from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. He's a semi-professional footballer playing as a left m...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 13th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 54)
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Friday 13th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Friday 13 September 2019. C1: Champion Sarah Delap (5 wins, 369 points.) A marketing officer at Newcastle University from Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. C2: Challenger Phil Mears. A retired man from Oldland Common, Gloucestershire. He's an active member of his amateur dramatic society, ...
by James Robinson
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 12th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 53)
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Thursday 12th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Thursday 12 September 2019. C1: Champion Sarah Delap (4 wins, 296 points.) A marketing officer at Newcastle University from Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. C2: Challenger Stuart Kilpatrick. A retired police chief superintendent from Barton Seagrave, Northamptonshire. He plays for the pol...