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by James Robinson
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: 15 to 1
Replies: 45
Views: 5860

Re: 15 to 1

I just happened to be on Fifteen To One again today... :P
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)

Thomas Carey wrote:
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:58 pm
zooming through these, keep up the good work james !
Cheers, getting a nice surge in before I head off to Madeira on Friday. ;) :) :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 3rd February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 19)
Replies: 0
Views: 391

Friday 3rd February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 19)

Countdown recap for Friday 3 February 2017. C1: Champion Elliott Mack (6 wins, 608 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. C2: Challenger John Edge. A retired teacher from Broadstairs, Kent. He's currently writing his own short stories. He's also learning to be a glider pilot. DC:...
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 2nd February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 18)
Replies: 0
Views: 392

Thursday 2nd February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 18)

Countdown recap for Thursday 2 February 2017. C1: Champion Elliott Mack (5 wins, 495 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. C2: Challenger Irene Wilson. A retired civil servant from Darlington, County Durham. She has 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She had never flown ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 1st February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 390

Wednesday 1st February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 February 2017. C1: Champion Elliott Mack (4 wins, 392 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. C2: Challenger Chris Webb. A musician and music tutor from Bristol. He's currently writing music for a storytelling duo. He loves going to Krka National Pa...
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 31 January 2017. C1: Champion Elliott Mack (3 wins, 299 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. C2: Challenger Andrew Goodwin. A graphic designer from Oxford. He's a season ticket holder at Oxford United, and his favourite place is their home ground. DC...
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 383

Monday 30th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 January 2017. C1: Champion Elliott Mack (2 wins, 195 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. C2: Challenger Steven Oldham. A supervisor in a bakery from Stockport, Greater Manchester. He loves writing and follows all sorts of sports. He loves Cuba and...
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 27th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 14)
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Friday 27th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 14)

Countdown recap for Friday 27 January 2017. C1: Champion Elliott Mack (1 win, 103 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. C2: Challenger Daniel Webster. A part-time DJ from Birmingham. He plays bingo 4 times a week. When singing Sister Act on karaoke, he dressed up as a nun, and t...
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 26th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 13)
Replies: 0
Views: 385

Thursday 26th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 13)

Countdown recap for Thursday 26 January 2017. C1: Champion Dave Ryan (2 wins, 186 points.) A coach driver from Waverton, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Elliott Mack. An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. He previously appeared on the show in Series 61, losing to Charlie Khoo 97-83 on a crucial...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 25th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 12)
Replies: 0
Views: 415

Wednesday 25th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 12)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 25 January 2017. C1: Champion Dave Ryan (1 win, 89 points.) A coach driver from Waverton, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Elizabeth McCann. A retired British Airways cabin crew member from East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire. Her favourite trip was going to Sydney. She is a compe...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 11)
Replies: 0
Views: 382

Tuesday 24th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 11)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 24 January 2017. C1: Champion Sam Wickham (3 wins, 260 points.) A maths teacher from Dorchester, Dorset. C2: Challenger Dave Ryan. A coach driver from Waverton, Cheshire. His favourite place is Mount Snowdon. His partner is Suzy Turner, who won 3 shows earlier in the seri...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 10)
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Monday 23rd January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 10)

Countdown recap for Monday 23 January 2017. C1: Champion Sam Wickham (2 wins, 170 points.) A maths teacher from Dorchester, Dorset. C2: Challenger Neil Schofield. An insurance administrator from Attleborough, Norfolk. He plays pool in a local pub team. He once took his family to the circus, but then...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 20th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 9)
Replies: 0
Views: 413

Friday 20th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 9)

Countdown recap for Friday 20 January 2017. C1: Champion Sam Wickham (1 win, 84 points.) A maths teacher from Dorchester, Dorset. C2: Challenger Ajay West. A university graduate from Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. He's a big fan of Rangers F.C. He's also a member of his local arts society. DC: Susie De...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 19th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 8)
Replies: 0
Views: 386

Thursday 19th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 8)

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 January 2017. C1: Champion Louise Wilson (1 win, 82 points.) A volunteer radio presenter and singer from Cambridge. C2: Challenger Sam Wickham. A maths teacher from Dorchester, Dorset. He's a twitcher, and likes to go to Maths Jam events. He also likes to leapfrog peo...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 18th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 7)
Replies: 0
Views: 383

Wednesday 18th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 7)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 18 January 2017. C1: Champion Ian Cockerill (1 win, 59 points.) A marketing manager from London. C2: Challenger Louise Wilson. A volunteer radio presenter and singer from Cambridge. She once did a ski jump in Andorra, and did a bit of a somersault and wiped out. She's a...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 17th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 6)
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Tuesday 17th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 6)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 17 January 2017. C1: Champion Suzy Turner (3 wins, 306 points.) An operations manager for a pub company from Waverton, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Ian Cockerill. A marketing manager from London. He lived in New York for 2 years, where he tried to introduce Countdown . He onc...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 5)
Replies: 0
Views: 389

Monday 16th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 5)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 January 2017. C1: Champion Suzy Turner (2 wins, 207 points.) An operations manager for a pub company from Waverton, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Heerpal Sahota. A maths teacher from London, but is currently studying for an MSc. He likes to build and ride bicycles. DC: Susie...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 6th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 4)
Replies: 0
Views: 483

Friday 6th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 4)

Countdown recap for Friday 6 January 2017. C1: Champion Suzy Turner (1 win, 118 points.) An operations manager for a pub company from Waverton, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Kenneth Hobbs. A retired milkman from Clifton, Bedfordshire. She used to breed rough collies and Shetland sheepdogs. He now takes u...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 5th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 3)
Replies: 0
Views: 421

Thursday 5th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 3)

Countdown recap for Thursday 5 January 2017. C1: Champion Darren Godfrey (2 wins, 184 points.) A product leader in the anti-fraud industry. C2: Challenger Suzy Turner. An operations manager for a pub company from Waverton, Cheshire. She recently completed her first triathlon in Chester. DC: Susie De...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 4th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 2)
Replies: 0
Views: 422

Wednesday 4th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 2)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 4 January 2017. C1: Champion Darren Godfrey (1 win, 92 points.) A product leader in the anti-fraud industry. C2: Challenger Jonathan Lindfield. A school receptionist from Worthing, West Sussex. He took a law degree at Oxford University. He also has a pupilage. DC: Susie...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 3rd January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 1)
Replies: 0
Views: 431

Tuesday 3rd January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 1)

Into MMXVII we go. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :P Countdown recap for Tuesday 3 January 2017. C1: Champion Richard Hayward (4 wins, 298 points.) A chartered accountant from Stockport, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Darren Godfrey. A product leader in the anti-fraud industry. DC: Susie Dent and Alasta...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 23rd December 2016 (Series 75 Grand Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Friday 23rd December 2016 (Series 75 Grand Final)

IT'S GRAND FINAL TIME, AND IT'S THE FINAL OF THE 75TH SERIES!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Possibly the first time in recent history where the lower seed has scored points than the higher seed before the final.... 8-) Countdown recap for Friday 23 December 2016. C1: No.1 Seed Martin "The Ash Vale Avala...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd December 2016 (Series 75, 2nd Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Thursday 22nd December 2016 (Series 75, 2nd Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 December 2016. C1: No.3 Seed Andrew "The Edinburgh Enforcer" Macleod (9 wins, 923 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. He defeated #6 seed Rik Anstee 114-56 in his quarter-final on Monday. C2: No.7 Seed Stephen "The Basin...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st December 2016 (Series 75, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 428

Wednesday 21st December 2016 (Series 75, 1st Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 December 2016. C1: No.1 Seed Martin "The Ash Vale Avalanche" Hurst (9 wins, 932 points.) An Apteforumite and insurance document writer from Ash Vale, Surrey. He defeated #8 seed Tom Stephens 102-52 in his quarter-final last Thursday. C2: No.5 Seed Andrew "The Rhoose ...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th December 2016 (Series 75, 4th Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 416

Tuesday 20th December 2016 (Series 75, 4th Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 December 2016. C1: Champion John "The Swadlincote Swashbuckler" Shaw (8 wins, 774 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Champion Andrew "The Rhoose Rocket" Fenton (8 wins, 728 points.) A sales director from Rhoose,...
by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th December 2016 (Series 75, 3rd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 421

Monday 19th December 2016 (Series 75, 3rd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 December 2016. C1: No.3 Seed Andrew "The Edinburgh Enforcer" Macleod (8 wins, 809 points.) A business analyst originally from Peterhead, but now living in Edinburgh. C2: No.6 Seed Rik "The Aylesbury Axewielder" Anstee (6 wins, 561 points.) An account manager from Aylesb...
by James Robinson
Sat May 20, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Effing Susie Dent
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Effing Susie Dent

KEEP YOUNGSTERS AWAY FROM THIS

Quite literally what it says on the tin, definitely an adult Origins of Words here from Susie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L77gk5QEZFo :shock: :o :lol:
by James Robinson
Sat May 20, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th December 2016 (Series 75, 2nd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Friday 16th December 2016 (Series 75, 2nd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 December 2016. C1: No.2 Seed Jamie "The Huddersfield Hurricane" Washington (8 wins, 825 points.) A student from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. C2: No.7 Seed Stephen "The Basingtoke Bamboozler" Fuller (6 wins, 507 points.) An Apterite and freelance author/editor/writer fr...
by James Robinson
Sat May 20, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th December 2016 (Series 75, 1st Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Thursday 15th December 2016 (Series 75, 1st Quarter-Final)

Just before the game started, Nick announced that Annie Humphries, who would've been the #4 seed, couldn't make it to the studio, so Tom Stephens has been promoted to #8 seed, and Annie will take part in the Series 76 finals. 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 15 December 2016. C1: No.1 Seed Martin "T...
by James Robinson
Sat May 20, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 343

Wednesday 14th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 102)

The final preliminary of 2016....... :shock: :o 8-) Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 December 2016. C1: Champion Richard Hayward (3 wins, 226 points.) A chartered accountant from Stockport, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Neil Baines. A revenues officer from Hartlepool, County Durham. He got marr...
by James Robinson
Sat May 20, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 273

Tuesday 13th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 December 2016. C1: Champion Richard Hayward (2 wins, 155 points.) A chartered accountant from Stockport, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger James Thomson. A maths student from Bristol. He's a member of the University of Bristol pool and snooker teams. He went to Malawi...
by James Robinson
Sat May 20, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 100)
Replies: 0
Views: 274

Monday 12th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 100)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 December 2016. C1: Champion Richard Hayward (1 win, 75 points.) A chartered accountant from Stockport, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Andrew Welch. An English teacher from Stockport, Greater Manchester. His hobbies include weightlifting and rock climbing. DC: Susie ...
by James Robinson
Fri May 19, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 99)
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Thursday 8th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 December 2016. C1: Challenger Richard Hayward. A chartered accountant from Stockport, Greater Manchester. He's the captain of Disbury North Hockey Club. He studied Russian and German at Oxford University, then spent 7 months in Moscow for part of his degree. C2: Challe...
by James Robinson
Fri May 19, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 98)
Replies: 0
Views: 242

Wednesday 7th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 December 2016. C1: Champion John Shaw (7 wins, 678 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Matthew McLane. A customer care assistant from Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. DC: Susie Dent and Colin Murray. RR: Rach...
by James Robinson
Fri May 19, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 97)
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Tuesday 6th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 97)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 December 2016. C1: Champion John Shaw (6 wins, 576 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Paul McLaughlin. A radio producer from Coventry, Warwickshire. He used to be a prison training officer. DC: Susie D...
by James Robinson
Fri May 19, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 233

Monday 5th December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 December 2016. C1: Champion John Shaw (5 wins, 503 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Joel Trenchard. An A-Level student from Carbis Bay, Cornwall. His hobbies including learning to speak languages flue...
by James Robinson
Sat May 13, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 583

Friday 2nd December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 December 2016. C1: Champion John Shaw (4 wins, 408 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Shirley Robb. A self-employed drama teacher from Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire. She used to be an entertainment offic...
by James Robinson
Sat May 13, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Thursday 1st December 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 94)

Nice to see Jason & Penny Larsen in the front row of the audience for this episode. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 1 December 2016. C1: Champion John Shaw (3 wins, 287 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Pete Ma...
by James Robinson
Sat May 13, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 30th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 93)
Replies: 0
Views: 429

Wednesday 30th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 30 November 2016. C1: Champion John Shaw (2 wins, 179 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Lee Oman. An airline revenue analyst from Bradford, West Yorkshire. His favourite destination in Sri Lanka, whic...
by James Robinson
Sat May 13, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 29th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 418

Tuesday 29th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 29 November 2016. C1: Champion John Shaw (1 win, 102 points.) A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Peter Moran. A statistician originally from Jarrow, Tyne & Wear, but now lives in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. He...
by James Robinson
Sat May 13, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 28th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Monday 28th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 91)

Countdown recap for Monday 28 November 2016. C1: Champion Charlie Clarke (2 wins, 177 points.) A customer services specialist from Cork, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger John Shaw. A capital cost co-ordinator for a brewing company from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. He once went flyboarding, that activ...
by James Robinson
Fri May 05, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Classic Episodes
Replies: 32
Views: 4080

Re: Countdown Classic Episodes

Just finding old episodes on YouTube is fun...

Just came across this episode which was shown a month before my very first show, which was also the debut of Alison Heard in DC, plus featured a future murder suspect in the audience... :P

https://youtu.be/eAfOdIHRnEo
by James Robinson
Thu May 04, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday 4th May 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 582

Spoilers For Thursday 4th May 2017

A nice discreet MAX GAME for me today. Nice time for practising before the brilliant CO:LON on Saturday. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

TURBINE in round 1, QUOINED in round 4, BEMIRED/INBREED in round 10, DILATOR in round 13.

1st Numbers Alt.: ((100 - 6) x (8 + 2)) + (6 x 2) = 952
by James Robinson
Mon May 01, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 1st May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 637

Monday 1st May 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 79)

A nice little treat to you all, a recap of today's Countdown . I know I'm out a bit, but why not :?: Enjoy. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 1 May 2017. C1: Champion Charlie Neill (3 wins, 266 points.) A retired insurance inspector from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Chris Ducker. A lectur...
by James Robinson
Mon May 01, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 24th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 486

Thursday 24th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 90)

Countdown recap for Thursday 24 November 2016. C1: Champion Charlie Clarke (1 win, 79 points.) A customer services specialist from Cork, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger Susie Hands. A team leader providing care for the elderly from Aylsham, Norfolk. She was in Washington, D.C. in 2009 when Barac...
by James Robinson
Mon May 01, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 23rd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 23 November 2016. C1: Champion Tom Stephens (5 wins, 410 points.) A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. C2: Challenger Charlie Clarke. A customer services specialist from Cork, Republic of Ireland. He once was forced by his kids to go on the back o...
by James Robinson
Mon May 01, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 22nd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 88)
Replies: 0
Views: 465

Tuesday 22nd November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 22 November 2016. C1: Champion Tom Stephens (4 wins, 320 points.) A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. C2: Challenger Jordan Chambers. A politics student from Maidstone, Kent, but is studying at Brunel University, London. He's a cricket fan, as well...
by James Robinson
Mon May 01, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 21st November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 87)
Replies: 0
Views: 469

Monday 21st November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 87)

Countdown recap for Monday 21 November 2016. C1: Champion Tom Stephens (3 wins, 236 points.) A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. C2: Challenger Wayne Ashton. An employability coach from Royton, Greater Manchester. He appeared in Stars In Their Eyes performing as David Gray. D...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 18th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 86)
Replies: 0
Views: 492

Friday 18th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 86)

Countdown recap for Friday 18 November 2016. C1: Champion Tom Stephens (2 wins, 167 points.) A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. C2: Challenger Mike Springett. An Apteforumite and university graduate from Orpington, Kent. He's an athlete and likes water skiing and tennis. His...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 17th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 85)
Replies: 0
Views: 466

Thursday 17th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Thursday 17 November 2016. C1: Champion Tom Stephens (1 win, 79 points.) A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. C2: Challenger Nick Jones. A full-time dad from London. He visited Tuscany for a 6 month trip recently with his 6-month old son. DC: Susie Dent and...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 16th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 84)
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Wednesday 16th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 16 November 2016. C1: Champion Doug Roberts (4 wins, 326 points.) A children's entertainer from Sompting, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Tom Stephens. A music technician and lecturer from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. He teaches at a school in Margate. He and his girlfriend went ...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 15th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 83)
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Tuesday 15th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 83)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 15 November 2016. C1: Champion Doug Roberts (3 wins, 260 points.) A children's entertainer from Sompting, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Ciarán McCann. A musician from Dublin. He plays keyboard and guitar for his band, Ana Gog. DC: Susie Dent and Louise Minchin. RR: Rachel R...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 14th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 82)
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Monday 14th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 82)

Countdown recap for Monday 14 November 2016. C1: Champion Doug Roberts (2 wins, 172 points.) A children's entertainer from Sompting, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Arnaud Blanche. An IT consultant originally from Bordeaux, France, but now living in London. His hobby is creating word game apps for smart...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 10th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 500

Thursday 10th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Thursday 10 November 2016. C1: Champion Doug Roberts (1 win, 85 points.) A children's entertainer from Sompting, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Kevin Stokes. A media production company owner from Portsmouth, Hampshire. He abseiled down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth for charity, ...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 9th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Wednesday 9th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 9 November 2016. C1: Champion Amber Farrington (2 wins, 171 points.) A tutor originally from Melbourne, Australia, but now living in London. C2: Challenger Doug Roberts. A children's entertainer from Sompting, West Sussex. He uses the alias of Potty the Pirate during hi...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 8th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 79)
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Tuesday 8th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 8 November 2016. C1: Champion Amber Farrington (1 win, 101 points.) A tutor originally from Melbourne, Australia, but now living in London. C2: Challenger Dave Whittaker. A director of a company that runs school trips from London. He used to be a ski instructor as well. D...
by James Robinson
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 7th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 78)
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Monday 7th November 2016 (Series 75, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Monday 7 November 2016. C1: Champion Rik Anstee (6 wins, 462 points.) An account manager from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Amber Farrington. A tutor originally from Melbourne, Australia, but now living in London. She's a member of MENSA, and enjoys yoga, rock climbi...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday 26th April 2017
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Spoilers For Wednesday 26th April 2017

3rd Numbers Alt. (Out Of Time, Admittedly, But I Loce Its Lunacy): (((75 - 3) / 2) x 25) - (8 x 7) = 844 Also, did anyone else think that Charlie was originally given the 10 points for the second numbers game, but were then retrospectively taken away?? If you look at the scores during Richard's talk...
by James Robinson
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 25th April 2017
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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)
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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...