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by James Robinson
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 20th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 2

Monday 20th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 30)

Countdown recap for Monday 20 February 2017. C1: Champion Wesley Jardine (4 wins, 410 points.) A freelance sales representative from Darlington, County Durham. C2: Challenger Des Hinks. A construction researcher from Chester. He first auditioned for the show 24 years ago, but didn't get through unfo...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 17th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 29)
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Friday 17th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Friday 17 February 2017. C1: Champion Wesley Jardine (3 wins, 308 points.) A freelance sales representative from Darlington, County Durham. C2: Challenger Mike Brooker-Jones. A barman from Salisbury, Wiltshire. He's an adrenaline junkie, although he almost fell down a cliff after...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 16th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 28)
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Thursday 16th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 28)

Countdown recap for Thursday 16 February 2017. C1: Champion Wesley Jardine (2 wins, 206 points.) A freelance sales representative from Darlington, County Durham. C2: Challenger Felan Hennigan. An executive chef from Twycross, Leicestershire. He runs the restaurant at West Bromwich Albion's ground. H...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 15th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 27)
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Wednesday 15th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 27)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 15 February 2017. C1: Champion Wesley Jardine (1 win, 104 points.) A freelance sales representative from Darlington, County Durham. C2: Challenger Alan Stokes. A retired betting shop manager from Waltham Abbey, Essex. In 1996, when Frankie Dettori famously won all 7 rac...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 14th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 26)
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Tuesday 14th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 14 February 2017. C1: Champion Ashwin Abinashi (1 win, 77 points.) A sales assistant from Amersham, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Wesley Jardine. A freelance sales representative from Darlington, County Durham. He has a lifelong passion for heraldry. His brother, Jamie ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Monday 13th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 25)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 February 2017. C1: Champion Willie Brazil (1 win, 78 points.) A council worker from Dublin. C2: Challenger Ashwin Abinashi. A sales assistant from Amersham, Buckinghamshire. He's a fan of WWE wrestling. DC: Susie Dent and Iwan Thomas. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words o...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 10th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 24)
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Friday 10th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 24)

Countdown recap for Friday 10 February 2017. C1: Champion Peter Brinkley (1 win, 84 points.) A head of security at the University of Surrey from Ringwood, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Willie Brazil. A council worker from Dublin. He loves running marathons, and his best time is 3 hours, 14 minutes. He's...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 9th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 23)
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Thursday 9th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 23)

Countdown recap for Thursday 9 February 2017. C1: Champion Carl Whitby (2 wins, 173 points.) A bus driver from Sheffield, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Peter Brinkley. A head of security at the University of Surrey from Ringwood, Hampshire. He's originally from Liverpool, and is an Everton support...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 8th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 22)
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Wednesday 8th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 22)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 8 February 2017. C1: Champion Carl Whitby (1 win, 90 points.) A bus driver from Sheffield, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Rosie Twells. A PGC student from Melbourne, Derbyshire. She played football as a central midfielder for Derby County Ladies when she was younger. D...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 7th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 21)
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Tuesday 7th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 21)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 7 February 2017. C1: Challenger Wayne Clarke. A student from Salford, studying accountancy and finance. He's a member of The University of Salford's fencing, table tennis and archery teams. He's a supporter of Bolton Wanderers F.C.. C2: Challenger Carl Whitby. A bus drive...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 6th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 20)
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Monday 6th February 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Monday 6 February 2017. C1: Champion Elliott Mack (7 wins, 706 points.) An administrative assistant from Reigate, Surrey. C2: Challenger Tony Slaughter. A writer from Peacehaven, East Sussex, but who spends half of the year writing in the Languedoc area of France. DC: Susie Dent ...
by James Robinson
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: 15 to 1
Replies: 45
Views: 5866

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: 520

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: 403

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: 405

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: 402

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: 520

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: 397

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: 406

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: 395

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: 427

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: 394

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: 404

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: 425

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: 397

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: 393

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: 399

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: 400

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: 490

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: 427

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: 429

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: 436

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: 436

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: 425

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: 430

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: 418

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: 423

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: 954

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: 365

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: 344

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: 274

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: 289

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: 246

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: 233

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: 234

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: 584

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: 447

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: 430

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: 419

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: 435

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: 4089

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: 584

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: 638

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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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...