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by James Robinson
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday 26th April 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 339

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
Replies: 3
Views: 475

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: 577

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: 398

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: 407

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: 428

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: 425

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: 509

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: 467

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: 466

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: 461

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: 466

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: 725

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: 720

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: 548

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: 540

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: 457

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: 449

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: 1527

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: 939

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: 920

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: 920

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: 5
Views: 1532

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: 638

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: 590

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: 578

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: 579

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: 574

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: 2447

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: 2057

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: 648

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: 578

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: 581

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: 601

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: 569

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: 518

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: 523

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: 524

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: 515

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: 499

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: 492

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: 517

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: 510

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: 3431

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: 3431

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: 2301

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: 612

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: 953

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: 791

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: 624

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: 655

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: 483

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: 487

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: 477

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: 509

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: 478

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: 452

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: 429

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)
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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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Views: 492

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 ...