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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: 245

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: 185

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: 191

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: 192

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: 465

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: 380

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: 381

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: 377

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: 408

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: 379

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: 394

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: 315

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: 301

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: 336

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: 335

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: 0
Views: 1066

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: 499

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: 432

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: 423

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: 540

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: 576

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: 537

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: 548

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: 4920

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: 2157

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: 627

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: 577

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: 576

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...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 30th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 46)
Replies: 0
Views: 663

Thursday 30th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 46)

Countdown recap for Thursday 30 August 2018. C1: Champion Tony Manwani (3 wins, 302 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. C2: Challenger Chris Davidson. A food factory production operative from Pocklington, North Yorkshire. The factory he works for sprays chocolate on other products. D...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 29th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 45)
Replies: 0
Views: 573

Wednesday 29th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 45)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 29 August 2018. C1: Champion Tony Manwani (2 wins, 203 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. C2: Challenger Joe Sinclair. A writer and publisher from Bromley, Greater London. He used to work in the shipping industry working all over the world. He has had 1...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 28th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 44)
Replies: 0
Views: 577

Tuesday 28th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 44)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 28 August 2018. C1: Champion Tony Manwani (1 win, 98 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. C2: Challenger Pamela Threlfal. An office manager from Blackburn, Lancashire. She likes travelling and cycling, and has been as far away in Cuba and Costa Rica. DC: Su...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 27th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 43)
Replies: 0
Views: 591

Monday 27th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 43)

Countdown recap for Monday 27 August 2018. C1: Challenger Paul Beever. A semi-retired haulier from Leeds. In his spare time, he's a painter and has sold some of his works. C2: Challenger Tony Manwani. A training and HR consultant from Reading. He has been to Las Vegas 21 times in 19 years!! He has p...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 23rd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 42)
Replies: 0
Views: 584

Thursday 23rd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 42)

Lewis Carson got to 7...., didn't become an octochamp... Bob Lunt got to 7...., didn't become an octochamp... Adam Rolston is on 7...., will he become an octochamp... :? :?: Countdown recap for Thursday 23 August 2018. C1: Champion Adam Rolston (7 wins, 561 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 22nd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 41)
Replies: 0
Views: 551

Wednesday 22nd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 41)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 22 August 2018. C1: Champion Adam Rolston (6 wins, 485 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. C2: Challenger Paul Watkins. An accounts payable clerk from Willenhall, West Midlands. He's a keen mixologist, or in other words, he likes making cocktails, ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 21st August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 40)
Replies: 0
Views: 577

Tuesday 21st August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 40)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 21 August 2018. C1: Champion Adam Rolston (5 wins, 417 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. C2: Challenger Fiona O'Reilly. An accountant from Kinross, Perth & Kinross. She likes running half-marathons and marathons. DC: Susie Dent and Raj Bisram. RR: ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 20th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 39)
Replies: 0
Views: 556

Monday 20th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 39)

Countdown recap for Monday 20 August 2018. C1: Champion Adam Rolston (4 wins, 318 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. C2: Challenger Mike Grundy. A retired gentleman from Blyth, Northumberland. His daughter lives in New Zealand, along with his 2 grandchildren. DC: Susie Dent an...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 17th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 38)
Replies: 0
Views: 529

Friday 17th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 38)

Countdown recap for Friday 17 August 2018. C1: Champion Adam Rolston (3 wins, 245 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. C2: Challenger Peter Dooley. A retired engineer from Nuneaton, Warwickshire. He has been a twitcher for the last 30 years, and has been all over the world looki...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Isn't it time for James Robinson to get another go on Countdown ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1030

Re: Isn't it time for James Robinson to get another go on Countdown ?

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:36 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:46 pm
Well, I certainly wouldn't decline an invite, and it has been 10 years since the last time...

But, I have a feeling that "you know who" might have other ideas.... :roll: :roll:
Voldemort?
That's "He Who Must Not Be Named".... :P :P
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 16th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 37)
Replies: 0
Views: 456

Thursday 16th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 37)

Countdown recap for Thursday 16 August 2018. C1: Champion Adam Rolston (2 wins, 151 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. C2: Challenger Jimmy Donnelly. An audit assistant from Glasgow. His favourite memories are the birth of his daughters, and watching Henrik Larsson play for Ce...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Isn't it time for James Robinson to get another go on Countdown ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1030

Re: Isn't it time for James Robinson to get another go on Countdown ?

Well, I certainly wouldn't decline an invite, and it has been 10 years since the last time...

But, I have a feeling that "you know who" might have other ideas.... :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 15th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 452

Wednesday 15th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 15 August 2018. C1: Champion Adam Rolston (1 win, 75 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. C2: Challenger Leonora Fleming. An office manager from Bury, Greater Manchester. She has a Doberman called Zeus and a horse called Dave... :lol: :lol: DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 14th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 35)
Replies: 0
Views: 543

Tuesday 14th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 35)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 14 August 2018. C1: Champion Steve Rush (3 wins, 245 points.) A police officer from Norfolk. C2: Challenger Adam Rolston. A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. One of his films, "A Streetcat Named Bob", had a Royal Premiere in 2016. 8-) DC: Susie Dent and Julia...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 34)
Replies: 0
Views: 491

Monday 13th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 34)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 August 2018. C1: Champion Steve Rush (2 wins, 152 points.) A police officer from Norfolk. C2: Challenger Tim Danton. A magazine editor from Prestwood, Buckinghamshire. He also has an interest in computers. He likes playing tennis for his local club too. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 10th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 33)
Replies: 0
Views: 611

Friday 10th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 33)

Countdown recap for Friday 10 August 2018. C1: Champion Steve Rush (1 win, 77 points.) A police officer from Norfolk. C2: Challenger James Billington. A corporate responsibility executive from Nottingham. He once masqueraded as the Mayor of Stafford, after setting up a Twitter account saying he was ...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 9th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 32)
Replies: 0
Views: 553

Thursday 9th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 32)

Countdown recap for Thursday 9 August 2018. C1: Champion Eddie Glass (3 wins, 240 points.) A retired caretaker from Maybole, South Ayrshire. C2: Challenger Steve Rush. A police officer from Norfolk. He has been searching his family tree and thinks there is a possible connection with a well-known Nor...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 8th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 602

Wednesday 8th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 8 August 2018. C1: Champion Eddie Glass (2 wins, 168 points.) A retired caretaker from Maybole, South Ayrshire. C2: Challenger Sally King. A clinical trials data manager from Dartford, Kent. She works in the urology department at Guy's Hospital. DC: Susie Dent and Griff...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 7th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 558

Tuesday 7th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 30)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 7 August 2018. C1: Champion Eddie Glass (1 win, 94 points.) A retired caretaker from Maybole, South Ayrshire. C2: Challenger Jim Freeman. A retired lecturer from Buxton, Derbyshire. He once climbed Ben Nevis wearing a pair of Wellington boots :!: :P DC: Susie Dent and Gri...
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 6th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 29)
Replies: 0
Views: 602

Monday 6th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Monday 6 August 2018. C1: Champion Matthew Bass (1 win, 104 points.) A supply teacher from Chorley, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Eddie Glass. A retired caretaker from Maybole, South Ayrshire. Back in 1982, he and his pals bought an old double decker bus and went to watch Scotland i...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 3rd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 28)
Replies: 0
Views: 605

Friday 3rd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 28)

Is Bob Lunt going to suffer from Lewis Carson Syndrome, or will he become the first octochamp of Series 79... :?: :?: Countdown recap for Friday 3 August 2018. C1: Champion Bob Lunt (7 wins, 646 points.) A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Matthew Bass. A supp...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 2nd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 27)
Replies: 0
Views: 566

Thursday 2nd August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 27)

Countdown recap for Thursday 2 August 2018. C1: Champion Bob Lunt (6 wins, 549 points.) A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Emily Woodford. A medical student from Nottingham. She likes to do indoor rock climbing and bouldering. DC: Susie Dent and Sir Tim Rice....
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 1st August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 26)
Replies: 0
Views: 556

Wednesday 1st August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 August 2018. C1: Champion Bob Lunt (5 wins, 450 points.) A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Will Ferns. A train driver from Dublin. He's a fan of Shamrock Rovers F.C., and fondly remembers playing Tottenham Hotspur in the UEFA ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 31st July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 558

Tuesday 31st July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 25)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 31 July 2018. C1: Champion Bob Lunt (4 wins, 359 points.) A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Myra Cope. A retired woman from Crewe, Cheshire. She likes to play bridge, and has been married to her husband for 51 years. DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 24)
Replies: 0
Views: 525

Monday 30th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 24)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 July 2018. C1: Champion Bob Lunt (3 wins, 258 points.) A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Jonathan Greener. A primary school teacher from Sunderland. He's a big fan of Sunderland F.C., but of course, they've recently suffered bac...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 27th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 23)
Replies: 0
Views: 523

Friday 27th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 23)

Countdown recap for Friday 27 July 2018. C1: Champion Bob Lunt (2 wins, 160 points.) A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Alex Eyre. A finance contractor from London. He likes skateboarding and snowboarding. DC: Susie Dent and John Inverdale. RR: Rachel Riley. ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 26th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 22)
Replies: 0
Views: 537

Thursday 26th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 22)

Countdown recap for Thursday 26 July 2018. C1: Champion Bob Lunt (1 win, 82 points.) A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Chris Kilbride. A retired teacher from St. Austell, Cornwall. He used to be an actor, and likes to go birdwalking (a hybrid of walking and ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 25th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 21)
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Views: 525

Wednesday 25th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 21)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 25 July 2018. C1: Champion Bryan Harrison (3 wins, 263 points.) A systems engineer from Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Bob Lunt. A retired missionary worker from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. He spent a long time in Northern Argentina, and even translated t...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 20)
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Views: 911

Tuesday 24th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 24 July 2018. C1: Champion Bryan Harrison (2 wins, 194 points.) A systems engineer from Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Liz Lear. A dog walker from West Bergholt, Essex. She's a member of her local rock choir, and has even played at Wembley. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 19)
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Views: 741

Monday 23rd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 19)

Countdown recap for Monday 23 July 2018. C1: Champion Bryan Harrison (1 win, 100 points.) A systems engineer from Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Joe Chan. A shore excursion member of staff on cruise ships from London. He has recently learned to dive in the Bahamas, and was nudged by q...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 20th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 18)
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Views: 730

Friday 20th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 18)

Countdown recap for Friday 20 July 2018. C1: Champion John Mason (4 wins, 326 points.) A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. C2: Challenger Bryan Harrison. A systems engineer from Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. He's a keen motorcyclist, and likes to watch and ride the Isle of Ma...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 19th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 17)
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Views: 702

Thursday 19th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 July 2018. C1: Champion John Mason (3 wins, 248 points.) A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. C2: Challenger Anne Marrs. A retired accountant from Northwich, Cheshire. She is a big fan of The Beatles, and even saw them at The Cavern Club in Liver...