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by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1853
Views: 124745

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 9:06 pm
Anybody heard about that British gameshow service in July?
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Anybody know if it will show all countdown episodes? Including ones with low scores?
Yeah, I hope it will have all the old episodes on it.
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Wednesday 31st January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 January 2018. C1: Challenger Mandy Wilson. A civil servant from Preston, Lancashire. She likes fell walking in the Yorkshire Dales. C2: Challenger Louise Regan. A project manager for Camden Council. She's a big Manchester United fan, and she saw Eric Cantona at the L...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 16)
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Tuesday 30th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (7 wins, 641 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Ryan Peteranna. A journalism and politics student from the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, but is currently studying at Stirling Unive...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Monday 29th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (6 wins, 554 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Paul McGhee. An operations manager from Killingworth, Tyne & Wear. He's currently the coach of Wallsend Boys Club, which has produced some of...
by James Robinson
Sat May 26, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1853
Views: 124745

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 12:53 pm
How do I respond to things the way Elliott responded to mine? Like how it shows his words right under my text?
Hey Owen, if you see the speech marks symbol (") in the top-right corner of the quote you want to refer to, then you can do it there, it'll all become obvious. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
by James Robinson
Thu May 24, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 14)
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Friday 26th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 14)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (5 wins, 461 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Sam Prouse. An Apterite and media student from Rushden, Northamptonshire. He likes to collect vinyl records and has every single record by Th...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 13)
Replies: 0
Views: 305

Thursday 25th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 13)

Countdown recap for Thursday 25 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (4 wins, 369 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Robin McConnell. From Wood End, Coventry, West Midlands. He supports Tottenham Hotspur, but is a season ticket holder at his local team, Ta...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 24th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 12)
Replies: 0
Views: 236

Wednesday 24th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 12)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (3 wins, 286 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Ann Duckworth. A staff nurse from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. She works at the Royal Oldham Hospital. She also likes collecting vintage ...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 11)
Replies: 0
Views: 238

Tuesday 23rd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 11)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (2 wins, 198 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Todd Goodman. A chef from Beaumont Leys, Leicestershire. He likes playing darts and pool in his spare time. DC: Susie Dent and John Inverdal...
by James Robinson
Wed May 23, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 10)
Replies: 0
Views: 239

Monday 22nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 10)

You thought I'd forgotten them, didn't you.... :?: :?: ;) ;) :) :) :D :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 22 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (1 win, 90 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Terry Kelly. A retired NHS manager from Wi...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: CoC XV
Replies: 3
Views: 1181

Re: CoC XV

I think it will be players from Series 73-78, which would make sense. So, expect a late Christmas present with CoC XV on screen in the New Year. :)
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1943

Re: Stand-up comedy

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:46 am
Tim Vine is a favourite of mine too. It can be quite tiring trying to keep up with all the one-liners and not lose concentration, but then he breaks it up with songs or trying to get a pen behind his ear or something.
Looking forward to seeing him again in Halifax at the end of next month. :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 5792

Re: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018

Will there be post-tourney boozing? Likely. The co:event will finish at 5:30pm and the post-event quiz at around 6:30pm so there will probably be some people in the pub by 6ish and many by 7ish. The pub of choice last year was The Bridgewater Arms in Cardigan Fields, and I suspect it will be so aga...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 4060

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018

RESULTS:

Group A Final:
Eddie McCullagh 75-68 Zubair Patel

Group A 3rd Place Play-Off Match:
Zarte Siempre 98-70 Stewart Gordon

Group B Final:
Iain Sime 71-69 Nathan Pace
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 19th January 2018 (Series 77, Prelim 9)
Replies: 0
Views: 1232

Friday 19th January 2018 (Series 77, Prelim 9)

Countdown recap for Friday 19 January 2018. C1: Champion Mary Bainbridge (4 wins, 348 points.) A retired teacher from Lechlade, Gloucestershire. C2: Challenger Chris Thorn. A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. He worked as a steward at Lord's last summer. DC: Susie Dent and Raj Bisra...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 18th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 8)
Replies: 4
Views: 1248

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 18th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 8)

A bit of bad editing at the conundrum as you could clearly see the microphone that the chap in the audience was given to answer for the conundrum, while he was clapping... :oops: :oops:
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 2nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 1)
Replies: 9
Views: 1479

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 2nd January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 1)

Slight error in scores after R13..., Jacob’s score remains on 66, despite his 5 being allowed, but as soon as R14 starts, he suddenly has 71 points... :oops: :oops:
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77 Grand Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 865

Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77 Grand Final)

IT'S HERE!!! THE COUNTDOWN SERIES 77 GRAND FINAL!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Friday 22 December 2017. C1: No.1 Seed Tom "The Horsehay Howitzer" Chafer-Cook (10 wins, 1,135 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire. He defeated the No....
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 785

Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Thursday 21 December 2017. C1: No.2 Seed Bradley "The Bolton Blitzer" Horrocks (9 wins, 950 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. He defeated the No.7 seed James Kennedy 86-80 in his quarter-final last Friday. C2: No.3 Seed John "The Morecambe Mort...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 20th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 763

Wednesday 20th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 20 December 2017. C1: No.1 Seed Tom "The Horsehay Howitzer" Chafer-Cook (9 wins, 1,001 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire. He defeated the No.8 seed Graeme Staples 105-60 in his quarter-final last Thursday. C2: No.4 Seed Noel "The ...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, 4th Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 807

Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, 4th Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 December 2017. C1: No.4 Seed Noel "The Belfast Bazooka" McIlvenny (8 wins, 793 points.) A maths teacher from Belfast. C2: No.5 Seed Eoin "The Dunmore East Dagger" Jackson (8 wins, 778 points.) An Apteforumite and musician/teacher from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Re...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th December 2017 (Series 77, 3rd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 748

Monday 18th December 2017 (Series 77, 3rd Quarter-Final)

The studio has been beautifully spruced up with Christmas trees behind the people, snowflakes on the floor, and even baubles spelling out COUNTDOWN below the scoreboards. 8-) 8-) 8-) :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Countdown recap for Monday 18 December 2017. C1: No.3 Seed John "The Morecambe Mortar" ...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 791

Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, 2nd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Friday 15 December 2017. C1: No.2 Seed Bradley "The Bolton Blitzer" Horrocks (8 wins, 864 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: No.7 Seed James "The Kilsyth Katena" Kennedy (8 wins, 736 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 14th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 761

Thursday 14th December 2017 (Series 77, 1st Quarter-Final)

TIME FOR THE FINALS OF SERIES 77 TO BEGIN!!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 14 December 2017. C1: No.1 Seed Tom "The Horsehay Howitzer" Chafer-Cook (8 wins, 896 points.) An Apteforumite and software developer from Horsehay, Shropshire. C2: No.8 Seed Graeme "The Ballymena Bullw...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)
Replies: 0
Views: 743

Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)

The last preliminary of 2017 here :!: :!: :!: Countdown recap for Wednesday 13 December 2017. C1: Champion Chris Weldon (4 wins, 384 points.) A retired civil servant from Great Bircham, Norfolk. C2: Challenger Roger Springthorpe. A retired LGV driver from Coalville, Leicestershire. He once delivered...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 12th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 114)
Replies: 0
Views: 808

Tuesday 12th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 114)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 December 2017. C1: Champion Chris Weldon (3 wins, 275 points.) A retired civil servant from Great Bircham, Norfolk. C2: Challenger Steven Charleston. An IT service desk team leader from Denny, Stirlingshire. He likes to wrestle twice a week. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zen...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 113)
Replies: 0
Views: 809

Monday 11th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 113)

Countdown recap for Monday 11 December 2017. C1: Champion Chris Weldon (2 wins, 182 points.) A retired civil servant from Great Bircham, Norfolk. C2: Challenger Michelle Riley. A nursing student from Edinburgh, but is originally from Aberdeen. She hopes to do community nursing once she finishes her ...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 8th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 112)
Replies: 0
Views: 707

Friday 8th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 112)

Countdown recap for Friday 8 December 2017. C1: Champion Chris Weldon (1 win, 93 points.) A retired civil servant from Great Bircham, Norfolk. C2: Challenger John Pinkney. A retired technical officer from Whitby, North Yorkshire. He likes to keep fit by walking and playing 5-a-side football. DC: Sus...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 7th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 111)
Replies: 0
Views: 668

Thursday 7th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 111)

Countdown recap for Thursday 7 December 2017. C1: Champion Phil Abbott (2 wins, 202 points.) A GP practice manager from Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Chris Weldon. A retired civil servant from Great Bircham, Norfolk. He used to work for the Home Office, and then the Immigration Servic...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)
Replies: 0
Views: 678

Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 6 December 2017. C1: Champion Phil Abbott (1 win, 90 points.) A GP practice manager from Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Emma Saunders. A circus student from Feniton, Devon. She's an acrogymnast and has been competing since she was 7 years old!! :shock: :o ...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)
Replies: 12
Views: 1724

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)

I know it's a bit late, but did anyone notice that Phil kept looking back and forth at the clock during the last 10 seconds of the conundrum?? Almost like he was waiting for a signal, or deliberately holding off to give Emma a chance :?: :?
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 5th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 109)
Replies: 0
Views: 667

Tuesday 5th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 109)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 5 December 2017. C1: Challenger Claire Molyneux. A retired road safety officer from Sheffield. She now devotes most of her time to charity work. C2: Challenger Phil Abbott. A GP practice manager from Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. He loves his sport, particularly cricket a...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 4th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 108)
Replies: 0
Views: 678

Monday 4th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 108)

Countdown recap for Monday 4 December 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (7 wins, 755 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Luke O'Reilly. An advertising copyrighter from Dublin. His new passion is golf which he began at the start of the year, and he's...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 1st December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 107)
Replies: 0
Views: 675

Friday 1st December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 107)

Countdown recap for Friday 1 December 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (6 wins, 644 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Jason Hill. A communications adviser from London. He likes swimming and always goes out for a dip every New Year's Day. He used ...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 30th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 106)
Replies: 0
Views: 659

Thursday 30th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 106)

A star zoom wipe is brought in to start the show... 8-) 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 30 November 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (5 wins, 522 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Leah Holroyd. A freelance educational designer from Frinton-o...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 29th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 105)
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Wednesday 29th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 105)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 29 November 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (4 wins, 420 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Steve Harris. A retired manufacturing supervisor from Warrington, Cheshire. He's a big Liverpool F.C. fan, and he went to se...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 28th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 104)
Replies: 0
Views: 620

Tuesday 28th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 104)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 28 November 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (3 wins, 338 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Laurie Dyer. A retired police officer from Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. He works for a charity to protect Springer Spaniels,...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 4060

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018

UPDATE (26 FEBRUARY): If people want to come to Za Za Bazaar, but want to pay at a later date, please say, so we can book you in and not risk me potentially cancelling the reservation.
by James Robinson
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 548
Views: 89438

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had a brief one last night where Innis Carson had been allowed back on to Countdown (hey, maybe there's hope for James Robinson yet...). Think he struggled to a win against the champion, mainly due to losing some rounds due to lack of knowledge of new words. Then either I forgot what happens or wok...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 27th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 103)
Replies: 0
Views: 791

Monday 27th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 103)

Countdown recap for Monday 27 November 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (2 wins, 222 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Alenka Butkovicova. An investment manager from London. Her ambition is to visit all 1,052 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and her ...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 23rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 692

Thursday 23rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 102)

A SPECIAL DAY FOR RACHEL, AS SHE REACHES HER 2,000TH EPISODE :!: :!: :!: ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 23 November 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (1 win, 109 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Peter Buckley. A retired scie...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 705

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 22 November 2017. C1: Challenger Bradley Horrocks. An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. He likes to travel the country watching tennis tournaments. C2: Challenger Liam Dwek. A medical student from Bristol, but is currently studying at Nottingham ...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 21st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 100)
Replies: 1
Views: 643

Tuesday 21st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 100)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 21 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (7 wins, 596 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Mike Smith. A retired export sales manager from Eckington, Derbyshire. He believes he has travelled over 75 with his work with delivering ...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 20th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 99)
Replies: 0
Views: 669

Monday 20th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Monday 20 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (6 wins, 506 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Beth Walker. A trainee teacher from Liverpool. Earlier in the year, she rode along Route 66 with her boyfriend, where he proposed to her at...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 17th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 98)
Replies: 0
Views: 468

Friday 17th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Friday 17 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (5 wins, 442 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Lucy Cooper. A field interviewer from Carmarthen. DC: Susie Dent and Gyles Brandreth. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 16th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)
Replies: 0
Views: 520

Thursday 16th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)

Countdown recap for Thursday 16 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (4 wins, 365 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Colm Kelly. An insurance claims handler from Dublin. He likes Gaelic football, and plays for an over-40's team called "The Legends". DC: ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 15th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 421

Wednesday 15th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 15 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (3 wins, 282 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Ben Smith. A graphic designer from Liverpool. He went to Salford Arts School. He likes to cross-stitch on his commute to work. DC: Susie...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 14th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 405

Tuesday 14th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 14 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (2 wins, 187 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Elaine Horton. A retired housewife from Wickford, Essex. She used to work for local government, before looking after her mum. She's a fan ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 417

Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (1 win, 102 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Mike Brain. A retired polymer chemist from Higher Kinnerton, Flintshire. He is a big fan of the history author Dorothy Dunnett, and once met...
by James Robinson
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 4060

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018

We jump from 7 to THIRTEEN tonight!!! Thanks to the entries of Mark Mills, Tracey Mills, Andrew McNamara, Aidan Batey, Andy Patterson and David Main. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)
Replies: 0
Views: 552

Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Friday 10 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (6 wins, 500 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Graeme Staples. A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. He's couchsurfing around the world and is collecting photos of all these for a book. DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 9th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 512

Thursday 9th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Thursday 9 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (5 wins, 406 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger William Thomson. A health and safety manager from Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. He used to be a tank engineer, and was on military tour in Afghanistan. DC: Susie ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 8th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 535

Wednesday 8th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 91)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 8 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (4 wins, 313 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Jason Webb. A musician from Kidderminster, Worcestershire. He plays the drums. DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or soluti...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 7th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 504

Tuesday 7th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 7 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (3 wins, 241 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger David Lee. A sister from Newcastle upon Tyne. He's a season ticket holder at Newcastle United, and unsurprisingly his favourite place in the world is St. James'...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 6th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 530

Monday 6th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Monday 6 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (2 wins, 165 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Hilary Hills. A company secretary from Ashtead, Surrey. In the 1960's, she was an extra in The Beatles film, A Hard Day's Night . :shock: :o 8-) DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 3rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 88)
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Friday 3rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Friday 3 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (1 win, 72 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Tim Allen. A company director from Westbury, Wiltshire. He was a former professional pool player. DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other w...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 2nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 87)
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Views: 526

Thursday 2nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 87)

HAPPY 35TH BIRTHDAY, COUNTDOWN!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 2 November 2017. C1: Champion Dan Cartwright (1 win, 96 points.) A professional singer from Cheshire. C2: Challenger James Riddell. A support worker from Glasgow. DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman. RR: Rachel Ril...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)
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Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 November 2017. C1: Champion Rob McCrudden (2 wins, 170 points.) A retired support worker from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. C2: Challenger Dan Cartwright. A professional singer from Cheshire. He sings in a professional Jersey Boys act. DC: Susie Dent and John Challis. RR...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 31st October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 85)
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Tuesday 31st October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 31 October 2017. C1: Champion Rob McCrudden (1 win, 94 points.) A retired support worker from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. C2: Challenger Jas Bindarh. An investment banking financial controller from London. She's also a part-time magician. DC: Susie Dent and John Challis. R...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 84)
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Monday 30th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 October 2017. C1: Challenger Tom Brodie. A geography student from Newton Abbot, Devon, but is currently studying at Swansea University. He likes going to music festivals, and has both officiated and attended Glastonbury. C2: Challenger Rob McCrudden. A retired support w...