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by James Robinson
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown for Comic Relief
Replies: 205
Views: 13588

Re: Countdown for Cancer Research

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:17 pm
Hi Guys

On the 8th September 2019 I will be hosting a 5 hour Countdown game for Cancer Research and we want some Countdowners to play (we will have a few games going) and I will be the host. It will be at my own home.
I will be heading back from Dublin... :P
by James Robinson
Fri May 24, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Baby Riley-Kovalev
Replies: 24
Views: 1202

Baby Riley-Kovalev

It looks like we have some congratulations to do for our favourite mathematician :!: :!:

Big congrats to Rachel and Pasha. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

https://twitter.com/RachelRileyRR/statu ... 2669919233
by James Robinson
Mon May 13, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 6317

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 8:20 am
Did we find out what happened to Anthony Endsor? I've seen that he's been on Facebook talking to Jason Larsen so he didn't stop existing or anything.
He got lost finding somewhere to eat for lunch and then his phone died, so he just collected his things from the hotel and went home.
by James Robinson
Wed May 08, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown mentions on other shows
Replies: 299
Views: 67132

Re: Countdown mentions on other shows

The show was mentioned once again briefly on BBC One's !mpossible Gameshow this afternoon (08 May 2019). The question was "On which programme on Channel 4 did Harvey Dent become the Resident Lexicographer in 1992?" to which it's Impossible because as we all know, Susie's the one. Cat, the contestan...
by James Robinson
Tue May 07, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 194
Views: 57677

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

Seven, according to his Apterous wiki page, so fewer than Dinos, Ryan, me, and probably a few others. Yeah, I haven't been on one for 2 years now, not getting any luck at all... :roll: :roll: :roll: Keep plugging away. Have you tried for Impossible? They are a great bunch of people, plus it's a ver...
by James Robinson
Mon May 06, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)
Replies: 0
Views: 549

Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)

Countdown recap for Thursday 14 March 2019. C1: Champion Maggie Barlow (5 wins, 488 points.) A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire. C2: Challenger Gerry Buckley. From Mullingar, County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland. He's a big sports fan and supports the Gaelic football team, Westmea...
by James Robinson
Mon May 06, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 13th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 200

Wednesday 13th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 13 March 2019. C1: Champion Maggie Barlow (4 wins, 379 points.) A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire. C2: Challenger Wesley McCartney. A student at Bristol University, but is from Coleraine, Northern Ireland. He's a member of the university's trampolinin...
by James Robinson
Mon May 06, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 12th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 35)
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Tuesday 12th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 35)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 March 2019. C1: Champion Maggie Barlow (3 wins, 273 points.) A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire. C2: Challenger Derek Harvey. A retired telegraphist from London. He used to work for the BBC, and is a member of his local chess club. DC: Susie Dent and ...
by James Robinson
Mon May 06, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 34)
Replies: 0
Views: 183

Monday 11th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 34)

Countdown recap for Monday 11 March 2019. C1: Champion Maggie Barlow (2 wins, 176 points.) A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire. C2: Challenger Daniel Corcoran. A professional footballer from Dublin. He plays as a centre forward for Bohemians F.C., and has played for the Republic of ...
by James Robinson
Sun May 05, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 194
Views: 57677

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. You've prob been on more gameshows then anyone on here Seven, according to his Apterous wiki page, so fewer than Dinos, Ry...
by James Robinson
Sun May 05, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)

Countdown recap for Friday 8 March 2019. C1: Champion Maggie Barlow (1 win, 73 points.) A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire. C2: Challenger Julia Wilkinson. A retired science teacher from Southampton. She supports Chelsea F.C.. She had previously appeared on the show in 2002, firstl...
by James Robinson
Sun May 05, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 7th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 32)
Replies: 0
Views: 175

Thursday 7th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 32)

Countdown recap for Thursday 7 March 2019. C1: Champion John Ashcroft (1 win, 86 points.) An Apteforumite and meteorological studies student at Leeds University, but is originally from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Maggie Barlow. A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire. She is ...
by James Robinson
Sat May 04, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 6th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 189

Wednesday 6th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 6 March 2019. C1: Challenger Chris Krelle. A retired police officer from Sudbury, Suffolk. He likes walking the National Trails, and has done 3/15 of them so far. C2: Challenger John Ashcroft. An Apteforumite and meteorological studies student at Leeds University. He's ...
by James Robinson
Sat May 04, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 5th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 177

Tuesday 5th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 30)

IS IT D-DAY FOR DINOS....???? ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Tuesday 5 March 2019. C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (7 wins, 813 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Joe Harrington. An education student at the University of the...
by James Robinson
Sat May 04, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 4th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 29)
Replies: 0
Views: 176

Monday 4th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Monday 4 March 2019. C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (6 wins, 694 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Pauline Collard. A retired nurse from Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. She has been a member of her local choir for the last 18 months...
by James Robinson
Sat May 04, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 1st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 28)
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Friday 1st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 28)

Countdown recap for Friday 1 March 2019. C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (5 wins, 574 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Darren Smith. A security investigator from Slough, Berkshire. He represents the Maidenhead squash team in the Berkshire League. DC:...
by James Robinson
Sat May 04, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)

Countdown recap for Thursday 28 February 2019. C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (4 wins, 476 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Jake Pacifico. An executive search from Elstree, Hertfordshire. He's a big Tottenham Hotspur fan, and has had a season ticket...
by James Robinson
Sat May 04, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 27 February 2019. C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (3 wins, 339 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Jamie Barron. A cafe owner from Nairn, Scottish Highlands. DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other...
by James Robinson
Sat May 04, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 26th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Tuesday 26th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 25)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 26 February 2019. C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (2 wins, 209 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Dennis Miller. From Felixstowe, Suffolk. He's a keen bowls player, and has played for his county in short mat bowls. DC: Susie...
by James Robinson
Fri May 03, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 25th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 24)
Replies: 0
Views: 185

Monday 25th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 24)

Countdown recap for Monday 25 February 2019. C1: Champion Dinos Sfyris (1 win, 117 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Martin Rose. A retired chartered engineer from Soham, Cambridgeshire. He likes playing golf and is a member of the West Suffolk ...
by James Robinson
Fri May 03, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 22nd February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 23)
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Friday 22nd February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 23)

Countdown recap for Friday 22 February 2019. C1: Champion David Ellis (2 wins, 160 points.) An estate manager from Glastonbury, Somerset. C2: Challenger Dinos Sfyris. An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. He loves board games and likes to bring friends round for what he ca...
by James Robinson
Fri May 03, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 21st February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 22)
Replies: 0
Views: 164

Thursday 21st February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 22)

Countdown recap for Thursday 21 February 2019. C1: Champion David Ellis (1 win, 77 points.) An estate manager from Glastonbury, Somerset. C2: Challenger Angela Stewart. A shop assistant from Glasgow. She's a big fan of the singer, David Gray, and she met him at a concert in Glasgow. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Fri May 03, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 20th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 21)
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Wednesday 20th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 21)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 20 February 2019. C1: Champion Dorcas Brown (4 wins, 333 points.) A manager of a DNA synthesis facility from Southampton. C2: Challenger David Ellis. An estate manager from Glastonbury, Somerset. He likes going to gigs, but despite living right next to it, he's never be...
by James Robinson
Thu May 02, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 19th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 20)
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Tuesday 19th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 February 2019. C1: Champion Dorcas Brown (3 wins, 262 points.) A manager of a DNA synthesis facility from Southampton. C2: Challenger Zak Saidani. A second year medical student at the University of Glasgow, but is originally from Coventry. He likes running and is in tr...
by James Robinson
Wed May 01, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 19)
Replies: 0
Views: 193

Monday 18th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 19)

Well, after Nick's birthday show on Friday, it's now time for my birthday show, and I look forward to Rachel serving me up a lovely cake with a 31 tile on top of it :!: :!: :D :D 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 18 February 2019. C1: Champion Dorcas Brown (2 wins, 170 points.) A manager of a DNA s...
by James Robinson
Wed May 01, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 15th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 18)
Replies: 0
Views: 180

Friday 15th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 18)

Countdown recap for Friday 15 February 2019. C1: Champion Dorcas Brown (1 win, 93 points.) A manager of a DNA synthesis facility from Southampton. C2: Challenger Arun Mathur. A retired engineer from Carrigaline, Country Cork, Republic of Ireland. He likes cricket and follows the exploits of India, E...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 14th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Thursday 14th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Thursday 14 February 2019. C1: Champion Misba Sheikh (4 wins, 328 points.) A solicitor from London. C2: Challenger Dorcas Brown. A manager of a DNA synthesis facility from Southampton. DC: Susie Dent and Dave Myers. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: S N U O P L...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 13th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 16)
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Wednesday 13th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 13 February 2019. C1: Champion Misba Sheikh (3 wins, 243 points.) A solicitor from London. C2: Challenger Andrew Dandilly. An operations assistant duty manager at Heathrow Airport from Kingston upon Thames, Greater London. He ran the Brighton Marathon last year, and is ...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 12th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 158

Tuesday 12th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 February 2019. C1: Champion Misba Sheikh (2 wins, 162 points.) A solicitor from London. C2: Challenger Elaine Hunt. A retired woman from Whitby, North Yorkshire. She likes looking up people's family trees. DC: Susie Dent and Shaun Wallace. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other w...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 14)
Replies: 0
Views: 155

Monday 11th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 14)

Countdown recap for Monday 11 February 2019. C1: Champion Misba Sheikh (1 win, 74 points.) A solicitor from London. C2: Challenger Caroline Birch. A software test engineer from Alderley Edge, Cheshire, but is originally from Brisbane, Australia. She went to the World Freestyle Footbag Championships ...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 8th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 13)
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Friday 8th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 13)

Countdown recap for Friday 8 February 2019. C1: Champion Kerry Copland (5 wins, 422 points.) A full-time mum from Camberley, Surrey. C2: Challenger Misba Sheikh. A solicitor from London. She has recently started doing kickboxing. She works as a lawyer for the Housing Association. DC: Susie Dent and ...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 7th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 12)
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Thursday 7th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 12)

Countdown recap for Thursday 7 February 2019. C1: Champion Kerry Copland (4 wins, 338 points.) A full-time mum from Camberley, Surrey. C2: Challenger Nick Seymour. A supermarket worker from Newton Poppleford, Devon. He's a heavy metal fan, as well as liking doing crosswords. DC: Susie Dent and Shaun...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 6th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 11)
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Wednesday 6th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 11)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 6 February 2019. C1: Champion Kerry Copland (3 wins, 256 points.) A full-time mum from Camberley, Surrey. C2: Challenger George Needham. A physics PhD student at Manchester University, but is originally from Boston, Lincolnshire. He likes singing pop music at karaokes t...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 5th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 10)
Replies: 0
Views: 216

Tuesday 5th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 10)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 5 February 2019. C1: Champion Kerry Copland (2 wins, 187 points.) A full-time mum from Camberley, Surrey. C2: Challenger Ian Fraser. A retired postman from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. He's a big fan of the Wigan Warriors, who have just won the Super League Grand Final late ...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 4th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 9)
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Monday 4th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 9)

Countdown recap for Monday 4 February 2019. C1: Champion Kerry Copland (1 win, 109 points.) A full-time mum from Camberley, Surrey. C2: Challenger Josh Jefferis. An engineering student at Brunel University, London. He's a goalkeeper for his university's futsal team. DC: Susie Dent and Jay Rayner. RR...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 1st February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 8)
Replies: 0
Views: 246

Friday 1st February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 8)

Countdown recap for Friday 1 February 2019. C1: Champion Jimmy Page (1 win, 80 points.) A fleet sales adviser from Manchester. C2: Challenger Kerry Copland. A full-time mum from Camberley, Surrey. She's a big Everton fan, and managed to see them at Goodison Park for the first time recently. This is ...
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: 255

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: 242

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: 228

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: 237

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 228

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 234

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: 244

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: 247

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 232

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: 222

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 222

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 217

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 214

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: 237

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: 241

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: 321

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: 282

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: 194
Views: 57677

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: 341

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: 364

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: 304

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: 290

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: 438

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: 438

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...