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by James Robinson
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 25th April 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 25th April 2017

Tony Atkins wrote:
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:58 pm
RECOALING was the 5th condrum at COREA recently - a beater in round 1 today.
Yeah, was thinking of that on the way home from work too!!

1st Numbers Alt.: (9 x 75) - 25 + (8 / (100 / 50)) = 654
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 4th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Friday 4th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Friday 4 November 2016. C1: Champion Rik Anstee (5 wins, 379 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Jamie Hogg. A trainee financial advisor from Wilmslow, Cheshire. He likes to scuba dive, especially in Gozo, Malta. He also did a bungee jump i...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 3rd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 76)
Replies: 0
Views: 186

Thursday 3rd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 76)

Countdown recap for Thursday 3 November 2016. C1: Champion Rik Anstee (4 wins, 300 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Andy Goble. A craft website owner from Southend-on-Sea, Essex. He's a massive Doctor Who fan as well. DC: Susie Dent and John Challis. RR: Ra...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 2nd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 75)
Replies: 0
Views: 196

Wednesday 2nd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 2 November 2016. C1: Champion Rik Anstee (3 wins, 221 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Alice Curtis. A university student of event management and marketing at the University of Chichester, but is from Reading, Berkshire. She's ...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 1st November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 74)
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Tuesday 1st November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 74)

The agony of having to watch this episode again. :x Definitely one of the worst of all time in my opinion.... :roll: :roll: :roll: Countdown recap for Tuesday 1 November 2016. C1: Champion Rik Anstee (2 wins, 168 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Matthew Pat...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 31st October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 73)
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Monday 31st October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Monday 31 October 2016. C1: Champion Rik Anstee (1 win, 84 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Jona Aucott. A head of sales for a fraud prevention company from Nuneaton, Warwickshire. He coaches his son's under-12 football team. DC: Susie D...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 28th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 72)
Replies: 0
Views: 304

Friday 28th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 72)

Countdown recap for Friday 28 October 2016. C1: Champion Mick Groarke (2 wins, 185 points.) A retail software project manager from Church Langeley, Essex. C2: Challenger Rik Anstee. An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. He's a massive film buff, his top 3 are Pulp Fiction , The Shawsha...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 27th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 71)
Replies: 0
Views: 265

Thursday 27th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 71)

Countdown recap for Thursday 27 October 2016. C1: Champion Mick Groarke (1 win, 97 points.) A retail software project manager from Church Langeley, Essex. C2: Challenger Michael Turner. A retired local government officer from Scarborough, North Yorkshire. He likes playing crown green bowls, music an...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 26th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 70)
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Wednesday 26th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 70)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 26 October 2016. C1: Champion Daniel Clerkson (1 win, 73 points.) A social club steward from Coventry, Warwickshire. C2: Challenger Mick Groarke. A retail software project manager from Church Langeley, Essex. He's been a supporter of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. for 53 years....
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 25th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 69)
Replies: 0
Views: 262

Tuesday 25th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 25 October 2016. C1: Champion Elesh Mistry (2 wins, 182 points.) A strategic finance manager originally from Leicester, but now living in London. C2: Challenger Daniel Clerkson. A social club steward from Coventry, Warwickshire. He likes watching quizzes, and he says his ...
by James Robinson
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 24th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 68)
Replies: 0
Views: 268

Monday 24th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 68)

Countdown recap for Monday 24 October 2016. C1: Champion Elesh Mistry (1 win, 102 points.) A strategic finance manager originally from Leicester, but now living in London. C2: Challenger Margaret Burrell. A retired teacher from Harrogate, North Yorkshire. She loves cake making and is also the founde...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 20th April 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 542

Spoilers for Thursday 20th April 2017

Nice to see Nick Smith on screen again.

He was on the Logophiles team that I played against in my second match on Hive Minds, and while we were in the green room, we discussed Countdown and how he was on a few years ago, and I suggested he should reapply.

Clearly he took my advice. ;) :) :D
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 21st October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Friday 21st October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 67)

Countdown recap for Friday 21 October 2016. C1: Challenger Dave Chapman. A retired police constable and former member of the British Army from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. He loves walking and gardening. He once had to run 32 miles from Mount Olympus to a beach in Cyprus in a day!! :shock: :o C2: Cha...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 20th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Thursday 20th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Thursday 20 October 2016. C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (7 wins, 685 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: Challenger Peter Andrews. A retired civil servant from Swansea. He likes cycling, bird watching, playing table tennis. He als...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 19th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Wednesday 19th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 October 2016. C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (6 wins, 591 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: Challenger David Stirling. A retired sister from Bristol. He now works as a volunteer for a charity that helps with people i...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 18th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 405

Tuesday 18th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 18 October 2016. C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (5 wins, 482 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: Challenger Samantha Dorrough. A psychology student and support worker from Winchester, Hampshire. She loves playing volleyball...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 397

Monday 17th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 63)

Countdown recap for Monday 17 October 2016. C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (4 wins, 376 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: Challenger Ruaraidh Macdonald. A trainee accountant from Harpenden, Hertfordshire. He loves playing guitar and piano. He was on...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Football grounds you've been to
Replies: 34
Views: 1381

Re: Football grounds you've been to

Supporting Huddersfield Town in league/play-off games: Burnley, Hull City (KCOM Stadium), Leicester City, Middlesbrough, Watford, Aston Villa, Barnsley, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers, Brentford, Brighton & Hove Albion, Bristol City, Burton Albion, Cardiff City, Derby County, Fulham, Ipswich Town...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 12th April 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 12th April 2017

The brilliant LUKEWARM in round 1, which I was couldn't believe was missed...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD 2017 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 7th October 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 810

Re: COHUD 2017 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 7th October 2017

....Having literally just returned from Media City in Manchester recording Countdown I found your post purely by accident but coupled to the fact I live just outside Huddersfield then this event has come as a rather pleasant if somewhat spooky coincidence! Well, that's brilliant, Andrew. We love ha...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD 2017 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 7th October 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 810

COHUD 2017 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 7th October 2017

YEAH, WE'RE BACK BABY!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) I'm back with yet another edition of Countdown In Huddersfield (COHUD), and back by popular demand, Callum Todd is on hand to co-host with me for the second year in a row, plus with COHUD Pointless inbetween the action, it's a fun day out for all. ;) ...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New set
Replies: 3
Views: 1292

Re: New set

You can see a bit of the new set in the background of this tweet, which shows the same blue background, but we seem to have a brown desk with integrated scoreboards...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 14th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 581

Friday 14th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 62)

Countdown recap for Friday 14 October 2016. C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (3 wins, 254 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: Challenger Adam Bevan. A supermarket project manager from Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. At his brother's wedding, he gave a speec...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 13th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 536

Thursday 13th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Thursday 13 October 2016. C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (2 wins, 159 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: Challenger Sam Gunning. An insurance customer adviser and artist from Elton, Peterborough. His hobbies include photography an...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 12th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 522

Wednesday 12th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 60)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 12 October 2016. C1: Champion Andrew Macleod (1 win, 77 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: Challenger Charlie Walker. A trainee accountant from Bath, but now living in Westbury, Wiltshire. He once went to Barcelona, a...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 11th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 59)
Replies: 0
Views: 523

Tuesday 11th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 October 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Smith (4 wins, 393 points.) A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk. C2: Challenger Andrew Macleod. A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. He's a poker player, likes playing computer games and...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 10th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 58)
Replies: 0
Views: 520

Monday 10th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 58)

Countdown recap for Monday 10 October 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Smith (3 wins, 295 points.) A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk. C2: Challenger Alan Parker. A company director from the Vale of Glamorgan. He's the owner of a racehorse called Waldorf Salad. He also once got upgraded to firs...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Going on TV:- What is the timeline?
Replies: 19
Views: 2186

Re: Going on TV:- What is the timeline?

First time: #1. Fill an application. - 30th June 2002 #2. Get an audition date. - August 2002 #3. Do the audition. - September 2002 #4. Find out if you passed. - October 2002 #5. Get a recording date. - December 2002 #6. Record your TV run. - 4th February 2003 #7. Broadcast date. - 4th April 2003 Se...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: The Future Of Recaps
Replies: 15
Views: 2018

Re: The Future Of Recaps

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:57 pm
It's good to see James Robinson coming to the rescue and quietly nailing these old recaps.
I sort of feel it's my moral obligation to do it. ;) :) :D
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 6th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 598

Thursday 6th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 October 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Smith (2 wins, 195 points.) A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk. C2: Challenger Anna Hepburn-Job. A catering sales administrator from Newcastle upon Tyne. Her favourite TV show is Neighbours . She once made a bacon sandwich ...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 549

Wednesday 5th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 October 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Smith (1 win, 101 points.) A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk. C2: Challenger Tim McIlroy. A trainee accountant from Guildford, Surrey. He loves playing golf and has a handicap of 5. He just returned from a holiday to the ...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 55)
Replies: 0
Views: 553

Tuesday 4th October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 October 2016. C1: Champion Ikenna Oguguo (1 win, 109 points.) A personal assistant from Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire. C2: Challenger Jamie Smith. A catering business owner from Ipswich, Suffolk. He loves cricket and was down in Australia during England's historic ...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 54)
Replies: 0
Views: 569

Monday 3rd October 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 October 2016. C1: Champion Lucy Westwood (1 win, 100 points.) A domestic violence advisor from Kidderminster, Worcestershire. C2: Challenger Ikenna Oguguo. A personal assistant from Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire. He's a member of the St. Mary's Scottish Church Choir...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 30th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 53)
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Friday 30th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Friday 30 September 2016. C1: Champion Chris Sinclair (2 wins, 173 points.) A self-employed builder from Sanderstead, South Croydon, Greater London. C2: Challenger Lucy Westwood. A domestic violence advisor from Kidderminster, Worcestershire. She likes gardening and has created a...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 29th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 52)
Replies: 0
Views: 512

Thursday 29th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 52)

Countdown recap for Thursday 29 September 2016. C1: Champion Chris Sinclair (1 win, 81 points.) A self-employed builder from Sanderstead, South Croydon, Greater London. C2: Challenger Mark Gourley. An IT business analyst from Hillsborough, Northern Ireland. He tried to learn the guitar, but couldn't...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 51)
Replies: 0
Views: 516

Wednesday 28th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 51)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 September 2016. C1: Challenger Andy Barnaby. A training standards officer from Barnsley, South Yorkshire. He likes the music of ELO, after his dad got him into listening to them. He loved a visit to Hong Kong with his wife recently too. C2: Challenger Chris Sinclair....
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 50)
Replies: 0
Views: 516

Tuesday 27th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 50)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 September 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Washington (7 wins, 716 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Gary McEnaney. An air compressor salesman from Emyvale, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. He had previously met Nick at a St. Patrick's D...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 49)
Replies: 0
Views: 508

Monday 26th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 49)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 September 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Washington (6 wins, 615 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Philip Hannan. A housing assistant from Edinburgh. He loves live music and has seen Bruce Springsteen and Beverley Knight live. He won Best An...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 48)
Replies: 0
Views: 494

Thursday 22nd September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 September 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Washington (5 wins, 511 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Tim Martin. A sales manager originally from Weston-super-Mare, but now living in Pontypridd, Wales. He became a tae kwon do black belt at th...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 47)
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Wednesday 21st September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 47)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 September 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Washington (4 wins, 418 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Steve Griffin. An IT consultant from Barnsley, South Yorkshire. He's a keen golfer and his favourite golf course is his local, Waterton Par...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 46)
Replies: 0
Views: 513

Tuesday 20th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 46)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 September 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Washington (3 wins, 314 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Paul King. A mechanical engineer from Newark, Nottinghamshire. He spent 30 years in the RAF. He came home once and found his parents had sold...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 45)
Replies: 0
Views: 505

Monday 19th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 45)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 September 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Washington (2 wins, 201 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Gareth Bann. A risk assessment man from Fence, Lancashire. He's an amateur bodybuilder and a keen road cyclist. His favourite city is New York...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA17 - Saturday 15th April 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3374

Re: COREA17 - Saturday 15th April 2017

Winnersh Triangle Travelodge is £36 for the Saturday night if anyone was thinking of staying over. A whole Travelodge for £36 for one night - bargain. It looks like you're winning the #travelodgepricewar so far (I paid £83.50 for two nights, including breakfast)... I paid £89 for 2 including brekki...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA17 - Saturday 15th April 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3374

Re: COREA17 - Saturday 15th April 2017

I'll be there. ;) :) :D
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leeds 2... This Time It's Psoralen (Saturday 1st April 2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 2234

Re: Co:Leeds 2... This Time It's Psoralen (Saturday 1st April 2017)

Richard Priest wrote:
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:09 pm
Entry fee sent and train booked. Landing in Leeds at 10:08. Anyone up for taxi sharing?
I certainly don't mind, mate. ;) :) :D
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16 March 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 609

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16 March 2017

Nice to see Mauro Pratesi getting the conundrum. I wonder why he was there... ;) :) :P
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 15 March 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 936

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 15 March 2017

Peter Mabey wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:34 pm
OPPIDAN to beat PARDON
Plus PONIARD and PADRINO.
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13 March 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 786

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13 March 2017

Peter Mabey wrote:
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:13 pm
PARTIAL in R1 :)
Wasn't there only one A there?? :P
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday 8th March 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday 8th March 2017

1st Numbers Alt.: (((25 x (7 - 1)) - 9) x 4) + 8 = 572
4th Numbers Alt.: (((7 x 10) + 1) x 9) - 25 - 6 = 608
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 44)
Replies: 0
Views: 647

Wednesday 7th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 44)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 September 2016. C1: Champion Jamie Washington (1 win, 110 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Kate Strang. A support worker from Cupar, Fife. For 20 years, she was the lead singer in a rock band. DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall. R...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 43)
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Tuesday 6th September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 43)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 September 2016. C1: Challenger Jamie Washington. A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He's training to be an English teacher. He was once stranded on a beach in Cornwall, as he didn't take notice of the tide coming in... :P C2: Challenger Robert Dwyer. A marine ...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 41)
Replies: 0
Views: 479

Friday 2nd September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 41)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 September 2016. C1: Champion Martin Hurst (6 wins, 628 points.) An Apteforumite and insurance document writer from Ash Vale, Surrey. C2: Challenger Damon Wingfield. A statistician from Emsworth, Hampshire. He was once the Civil Service Intermediate Ballroom Dancing champ...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 40)
Replies: 0
Views: 471

Thursday 1st September 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 40)

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 September 2016. C1: Champion Martin Hurst (5 wins, 521 points.) An Apteforumite and insurance document writer from Ash Vale, Surrey. C2: Challenger Yvonne Endacott. A retired post office manager from Ampthill, Bedfordshire. She used to have a pet tortoise called Houdin...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 39)
Replies: 0
Views: 505

Wednesday 31st August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 39)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 August 2016. C1: Champion Martin Hurst (4 wins, 438 points.) An Apteforumite and insurance document writer from Ash Vale, Surrey. C2: Challenger Simon Cookson. A maths teacher from Chorley, Lancashire. He plays golf, snooker and pool, and supports Blackburn Rovers F....
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 38)
Replies: 0
Views: 474

Tuesday 30th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 38)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 August 2016. C1: Champion Martin Hurst (3 wins, 308 points.) An Apteforumite and insurance document writer from Ash Vale, Surrey. C2: Challenger Tom Law. A 19-year-old 6th Form student from Sevenoaks, Kent. He referees football at weekends, but admits to not being a fa...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 446

Friday 26th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 August 2016. C1: Champion Martin Hurst (1 win, 102 points.) An Apteforumite and insurance document writer from Ash Vale, Surrey. C2: Challenger Alan Gillies. A retiree from Middlesbrough, who formerly worked at the Ministry of Defence. He has supported Hartlepool United...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 23rd August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 33)
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 33)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 August 2016. C1: Champion Nick Meredith (1 win, 84 points.) A Royal Navy Commander from Plymouth, but is stationed in Mons, Belgium. C2: Challenger Natalie Matale. A legal advice centre volunteer from London. She's a self-taught guitarist and thinks up her own songs in...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 16th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 348

Tuesday 16th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 August 2016. C1: Champion Annie Humphries (7 wins, 682 points.) A retired teacher from Basildon, Essex. C2: Challenger Ben Gallivan. A search engine optimiser and copyrighter from Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. He is also a gig promoter and likes to write items for variou...
by James Robinson
Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 12th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 29)
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Friday 12th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Friday 12 August 2016. C1: Champion Annie Humphries (5 wins, 486 points.) A retired teacher from Basildon, Essex. C2: Challenger Jane Ashton. From Macclesfield, Cheshire. She's currently studying aerospace engineering at the University of Manchester. She has 3 daughters who play ...
by James Robinson
Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 9th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 26)
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Views: 448

Tuesday 9th August 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 9 August 2016. C1: Champion Annie Humphries (2 wins, 197 points.) A retired teacher from Basildon, Essex. C2: Challenger Malcolm Potter. A principal teacher of languages from Kirkinner, Dumfries & Galloway. He's studying to be a Spanish teacher and had to sit an exam with...