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by James Robinson
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers
Replies: 25
Views: 3092

Re: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers

Back in Richard whiteley's time, they gave vouchers. Dunno if they still do. Course it's been ages since the last special with Graham Nash and John Brackstone In the earlier specials, it was actually said on the show to be £50, but when I did mine it was changed to "an envelope stuffed full of vouc...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 8th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 85)
Replies: 0
Views: 548

Tuesday 8th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 8 May 2018. C1: Champion Toby McDonald (7 wins, 778 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: Challenger Lee Padovani. A receptionist from East Boldon, Tyne & Wear. She's afraid of heights, but did an abseil down the National Glass Centre in ...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers
Replies: 25
Views: 3092

Re: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers

What do you get if you win a special, anyway? Just bragging rights? Back in Richard whiteley's time, they gave vouchers. Dunno if they still do. Course it's been ages since the last special with Graham Nash and John Brackstone In the earlier specials, it was actually said on the show to be £50, but...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 7th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 84)
Replies: 0
Views: 402

Monday 7th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Monday 7 May 2018. C1: Champion Toby McDonald (6 wins, 674 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: Challenger Simon Cluskey. A pub owner from Rottingdean, East Sussex. He used to work in the Navy in a Bomber submarine. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil H...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 4th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 83)
Replies: 0
Views: 446

Friday 4th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 83)

Countdown recap for Friday 4 May 2018. C1: Champion Toby McDonald (5 wins, 565 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: Challenger Nilesh Pandya. A school business manager from Redbridge, Greater London. He likes playing cricket with his kids, and has visited The Oval ...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 3rd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 82)
Replies: 0
Views: 414

Thursday 3rd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 82)

Countdown recap for Thursday 3 May 2018. C1: Champion Toby McDonald (4 wins, 454 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: Challenger Alyssa Critchley. A maths student from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, but is currently studying at the University of Lincoln. She likes pla...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 105
Views: 8549

Re: C of C Draw......

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:02 pm
What with Rhys wondering about Annie, I'm wondering if Jeff Clayton was invited?
He wasn't, I was so shocked that he didn't even get an invite, especially as there's only one from S76.
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 2nd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 566

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 2 May 2018. C1: Champion Toby McDonald (3 wins, 344 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: Challenger Terry Monaghan. A primary school teacher originally from Liverpool, but now living in Croydon. He likes his movies and is a big fan of ...
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 1st May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 460

Tuesday 1st May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 1 May 2018. C1: Champion Toby McDonald (2 wins, 223 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: Challenger Colin Beckwith. A retired prison hospital officer from Northallerton, North Yorkshire. He used to be a coach builder in York, in the days...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Monday 30th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 April 2018. C1: Champion Toby McDonald (1 win, 115 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: Challenger Maxim Hall. A primary teacher from St. Neots, Cambridgeshire. He has represented GB in decathlon and came 4th in the most recent nationa...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 26th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 78)
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Thursday 26th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Thursday 26 April 2018. C1: Champion Jason Palmer (3 wins, 269 points.) A professional golfer from Nottingham, but is originally from Leicester. C2: Challenger Toby McDonald. An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. He's a keen video gamer. DC: Susie Dent and Ch...
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD 2018 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th September 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 5655

Re: COHUD 2018 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th September 2018

So, the event has been completed, and it's been another brilliant success. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Jack Worsley's 4 year reign as COHUD champion came to an end, and Dylan Taylor became the new COHUD champion, defeating Tom Carey 98-61 in the final. 8-) :geek: :ugeek: More info available from t...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Favourite Bond Theme?
Replies: 6
Views: 928

Re: Favourite Bond Theme?

1. Nobody Does It Better (from The Spy Who Loved Me) by Carly Simon 2. Skyfall by Adele 3. A View To A Kill by Duran Duran 4. The Living Daylights by a-ha 5. The Writing's On The Wall by Sam Smith Just outside my Top 5 are For Your Eyes Only by Sheena Easton, Licence To Kill by Gladys Knight and Gol...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 25th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 679

Wednesday 25th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 25 April 2018. C1: Champion Jason Palmer (2 wins, 174 points.) A professional golfer from Nottingham, but is originally from Leicester. C2: Challenger Maria Ryan. A professional musician from Limerick, Republic of Ireland. She's a violinist who plays in a 4-piece band c...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 76)
Replies: 0
Views: 508

Tuesday 24th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 76)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 24 April 2018. C1: Champion Jason Palmer (1 win, 90 points.) A professional golfer from Nottingham, but is originally from Leicester. C2: Challenger Gavin O'Leary. A freelance translator from Cork, but living in Galway, Republic of Ireland. He's a big football fan, and pl...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 75)
Replies: 0
Views: 570

Monday 23rd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Monday 23 April 2018. C1: Champion Mac Walker (4 wins, 378 points.) A 6th Form Politics student from Sheffield. C2: Challenger Jason Palmer. A professional golfer from Nottingham, but is originally from Leicester. He won an event in China, and he qualified for the 2015 US Open, b...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 20th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 74)
Replies: 0
Views: 495

Friday 20th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Friday 20 April 2018. C1: Champion Mac Walker (3 wins, 289 points.) A 6th Form Politics student from Sheffield. C2: Challenger Dan Wragg. An ambulance emergency care assistant from Nottingham. DC: Susie Dent and Pasha Kovalev. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: ...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 19th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 73)
Replies: 0
Views: 502

Thursday 19th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 April 2018. C1: Champion Mac Walker (2 wins, 180 points.) A 6th Form Politics student from Sheffield. C2: Challenger Amy Halloran. A laboratory assistant in histology from Allestree, Derbyshire. She loves doing weird challenges including eating as many Jaffa Cakes in ...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 4447

Re: CO-MSO 2018

Slightly controversial, because Paul Erdunast originally finished in second place, but was promoted to first after the winner was found to have a fork in his possession. Particularly controversial as forks weren't explicitly listed on the banned list. Even worse two players managed to smuggle sandw...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 18th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 72)
Replies: 0
Views: 504

Wednesday 18th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 72)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 18 April 2018. C1: Champion Mac Walker (1 win, 93 points.) A 6th Form Politics student from Sheffield. C2: Challenger Masha Bell. A literary researcher from Wareham, Dorset. She's originally from Lithuania, and also lived in Germany for a time. DC: Susie Dent and Pasha ...
by James Robinson
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 17th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 71)
Replies: 0
Views: 534

Tuesday 17th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 71)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 17 April 2018. C1: Champion Dougie Mackay (7 wins, 668 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. C2: Challenger Mac Walker. A 6th Form Politics student from Sheffield. He's in their debating society, and is hoping to eventually study PPE in university. D...
by James Robinson
Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 70)
Replies: 0
Views: 484

Monday 16th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 70)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 April 2018. C1: Champion Dougie Mackay (6 wins, 567 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. C2: Challenger Gary Tanner. A financial adviser from Bristol. He's a skittles player and has been playing for over 25 years. DC: Susie Dent and Jimmy Osmond. ...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 13th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 69)
Replies: 0
Views: 559

Friday 13th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Friday 13 April 2018. C1: Champion Dougie Mackay (5 wins, 472 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. C2: Challenger Andy Christley. A football data analyst for the Football Association from London. DC: Susie Dent and Jimmy Osmond. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other ...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 12th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 68)
Replies: 0
Views: 528

Thursday 12th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 68)

Countdown recap for Thursday 12 April 2018. C1: Champion Dougie Mackay (4 wins, 394 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. C2: Challenger Simon Clayton. A retired insurance company worker from the Isle of Skye, but originally from London. He retired to Skye in 2016 after working...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 11th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 527

Wednesday 11th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 67)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 11 April 2018. C1: Champion Dougie Mackay (3 wins, 292 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. C2: Challenger Sarah Farley. A life coach from Binfield, Berkshire. She did a marathon and said she wouldn't do one again, then signed for another one the ...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 10th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Tuesday 10th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 10 April 2018. C1: Champion Dougie Mackay (2 wins, 187 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. C2: Challenger Colin Broome. A retired nurse from Leicester. He plays in 2 darts teams. DC: Susie Dent and Jimmy Osmond. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 9th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Monday 9th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Monday 9 April 2018. C1: Champion Dougie Mackay (1 win, 109 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. C2: Challenger Darren Newton. A pub owner from Bristol, originally from the North. He loves rugby league, darts and football. DC: Susie Dent and Colin Murray. R...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 6th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 558

Friday 6th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Friday 6 April 2018. C1: Champion Luke O'Neill (1 win, 90 points.) An aeronautical engineering student at Loughborough University from Cowes, Isle of Wight. C2: Challenger Dougie Mackay. A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. He loves playing poker, and once funded a ...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 5th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 507

Thursday 5th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 63)

Countdown recap for Thursday 5 April 2018. C1: Champion George Armstrong (4 wins, 342 points.) An Apterite and butcher's assistant from Bingley, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Luke O'Neill. An aeronautical engineering student at Loughborough University from Cowes, Isle of Wight. He once met Princes ...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 4th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 492

Wednesday 4th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 62)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 4 April 2018. C1: Champion George Armstrong (3 wins, 247 points.) An Apterite and butcher's assistant from Bingley, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Danny Sarkissian. A supply teacher from Manchester. He likes doing poems and short stories in his spare time. DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 3rd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 474

Tuesday 3rd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 61)

Welcome to the first recorded episode of 2018...... :shock: :o Countdown recap for Tuesday 3 April 2018. C1: Champion George Armstrong (2 wins, 143 points.) An Apterite and butcher's assistant from Bingley, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Michael Stephenson. An offshore wind project manager from Lond...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Easter Monday 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1645

Re: Spoilers for Easter Monday 2018

George Armstrong replied to my video about the Tiebreaker on YouTube (You can search it up...), there was actually another conundrum which would have unscrambled to become POLEAXING. Of course, no one got it and because of time constraints, this was cut. I myself would not have gotten it either alo...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 2nd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 408

Monday 2nd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 60)

Countdown recap for Monday 2 April 2018. C1: Champion George Armstrong (1 win, 75 points.) An Apterite and butcher's assistant from Bingley, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Noel Jongwe. A senior staff nurse from Birmingham. He's a big Manchester United fan, and is a season ticket holder. DC: Susie De...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)
Replies: 0
Views: 383

Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Friday 30 March 2018. C1: Champion John Cole (3 wins, 256 points.) A retired yachting instructor from Gosport, Hampshire. C2: Challenger George Armstrong. An Apterite and butcher's assistant from Bingley, West Yorkshire. He's a fan of the prog rock band, Sparks, and went to see t...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 29th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 58)
Replies: 0
Views: 370

Thursday 29th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 58)

Countdown recap for Thursday 29 March 2018. C1: Champion John Cole (2 wins, 169 points.) A retired yachting instructor from Gosport, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Riley Halson. A sociology student at the University of Warwick originally from Harlow, Essex. For his GCSE's, he talked about the work done b...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 556

Wednesday 28th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 March 2018. C1: Champion John Cole (1 win, 80 points.) A retired yachting instructor from Gosport, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Marjory Humphreys. A retired computer analyst from Royston, Hertfordshire. She plays a lot of golf at Royston Golf Club, and is trying to lowe...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 466

Tuesday 27th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 March 2018. C1: Champion Glen Jones (2 wins, 128 points.) A managing director from Loughton, Essex. C2: Challenger John Cole. A retired yachting instructor from Gosport, Hampshire. He has sailed the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. DC: Susie Dent and Jay Rayner. RR: Rachel...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 55)
Replies: 0
Views: 520

Monday 26th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 March 2018. C1: Champion Glen Jones (1 win, 61 points.) A managing director from Loughton, Essex. C2: Challenger Kathy Smith. A church centre manager from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. She manages the Wakefield Baptist Church. DC: Susie Dent and Len Goodman. RR: Rachel Ril...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 23rd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 54)
Replies: 0
Views: 577

Friday 23rd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Friday 23 March 2018. C1: Champion Ed Morrison (1 win, 82 points.) A psychology lecturer at Portsmouth University from Southsea, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Glen Jones. A managing director from Loughton, Essex. His first 2 dates with his then-to-be wife involved cliff jumping and b...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 53)
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Thursday 22nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 March 2018. C1: Champion Mohsin Shabir (2 wins, 178 points.) A primary school teacher from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. C2: Challenger Ed Morrison. A psychology lecturer at Portsmouth University from Southsea, Hampshire. DC: Susie Dent and Len Goodman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: ...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 52)
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Wednesday 21st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 52)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 March 2018. C1: Champion Mohsin Shabir (1 win, 89 points.) A primary school teacher from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. C2: Challenger Nicola Sibbick. An English teacher from Wimborne, Dorset. She likes going to live music festivals, particularly the Download Festival. DC: Su...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 51)
Replies: 0
Views: 425

Tuesday 20th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 51)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 March 2018. C1: Champion Maria Frizelle (3 wins, 235 points.) An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger Mohsin Shabir. A primary school teacher from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia :!: :!: :shock: :o He once rode a jungle rollercoast...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)
Replies: 12
Views: 2057

Re: Spoilers for Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)

Ian Fitzpatrick wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:56 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:56 pm
It was nice to see Nick contribute in one of the rounds today - I wish he'd do this more often.
What did he do, I don't think I noticed?
Presumably offering up SKUAS in R12. :P
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)
Replies: 0
Views: 797

Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 March 2018. C1: Champion Maria Frizelle (2 wins, 143 points.) An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger James Barber. A car rental branch manager from Darlington, County Durham. He loves visiting National Trust sites across...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:25 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:05 pm
Interesting that the first 7 letters in round 4 were MARJUNI...., annoying the next 2 letters were consonants, so no MARIJUANA... :P :P :P

Although the next 2 vowels were O & A. :roll: :roll: :roll:
A few months late aren't ya?
All in moderation... :P :P
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)

Interesting that the first 7 letters in round 4 were MARJUNI...., annoying the next 2 letters were consonants, so no MARIJUANA... :P :P :P

Although the next 2 vowels were O & A. :roll: :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)
Replies: 0
Views: 495

Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 March 2018. C1: Champion Maria Frizelle (1 win, 78 points.) An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger John Dickinson. A retired computer analyst from Halesowen, West Midlands. He's a committee member of the Halesowen Univer...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 48)
Replies: 0
Views: 501

Thursday 15th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Thursday 15 March 2018. C1: Champion Ted Anscomb (1 win, 67 points.) A semi-retired steward from Balsall Common, West Midlands. C2: Challenger Maria Frizelle. An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. She likes reading and is particularly keen on "...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 47)
Replies: 0
Views: 521

Wednesday 14th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 47)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 March 2018. C1: Champion Patrick Murphy (1 win, 62 points.) A primary school teacher from Belfast. C2: Challenger Ted Anscomb. A semi-retired steward from Balsall Common, West Midlands. He's also a keen Scrabble player, and organises tournaments himself. His son, Jac...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 46)
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 46)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 March 2018. C1: Challenger Patrick Murphy. A primary school teacher from Belfast. He's a massive Celtic fan, and made sure his baby twin boys read the History of Celtic book when they were born. :P :lol: C2: Challenger Richard Anning. A retired Conservative party membe...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)
Replies: 0
Views: 538

Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)

CAN ZARTE MAKE HISTORY AND BREAK DYLAN'S RECORD :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?: REMEMBER: 119 is the magic number :!: :!: :!: 8-) 8-) 8-) HERE WE GO :!: :!: :!: ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 12 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (7 wins, 856 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforum...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)
Replies: 0
Views: 500

Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (6 wins, 738 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Steve Shingleton. A house clearance operative from Dartford, Kent. He's a singer, guitarist and songwriter too. DC: Susie Dent ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)
Replies: 0
Views: 499

Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (5 wins, 608 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Dave Burch. A bus driver from Melton, Suffolk. He likes to do some karaoke at his local pub, and his favourite song is "Bridg...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 42)
Replies: 0
Views: 492

Wednesday 7th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 42)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (4 wins, 478 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Patrick Gray. An NHS administrator from Bingley, West Yorkshire. He's a big football fan, supporting Bradford City. DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 41)
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Tuesday 6th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 41)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (3 wins, 350 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Jonathan Stoneman. A freelance journalism trainer from Dartford, Kent. He's also a keen musician. DC: Susie Dent and Liz Bonni...
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What Degrees do you have
Replies: 25
Views: 3366

Re: What Degrees do you have

None, partly cos I have never been to university. :P
by James Robinson
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 57
Views: 9748

Re: COC timeline

Is the transmission scheduled to start on 7 January? Doesn't say. Just says January 2019 I wouldn't put it past it being delayed until 14 January, due to a certain World Darts Championship that Channel 4 show.... :roll: :roll: :roll: Is it confirmed that C4 still has that in 2019? I thought Series ...
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 105
Views: 8549

Re: C of C Draw......

Shocking that FOUR Series champions are against each other in the first round, and that the format has also been altered too... :roll: :roll: :roll: How has the format altered? C of C FIXTURES TUESDAY OCTOBER 2ND 9. WINNER GAME 1 V WINNER GAME 8 10. WINNER GAME 2 V WINNER GAME 7 WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 3...
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 105
Views: 8549

Re: C of C Draw......

Shocking that FOUR Series champions are against each other in the first round, and that the format has also been altered too... :roll: :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 57
Views: 9748

Re: COC timeline

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:32 am
Is the transmission scheduled to start on 7 January?
Owen Carroll wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:27 am
Doesn't say. Just says January 2019
I wouldn't put it past it being delayed until 14 January, due to a certain World Darts Championship that Channel 4 show.... :roll: :roll: :roll: