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by James Robinson
Sun May 21, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 6th January 2017 (Series 76, Prelim 4)
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Views: 355

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: 331

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: 330

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: 337

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)
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Views: 350

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: 351

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)
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Views: 350

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: 356

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: 362

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: 657

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: 323

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: 329

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: 299

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: 235

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: 234

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: 247

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: 191

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: 190

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: 188

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: 542

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: 405

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: 402

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: 386

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: 398

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: 3845

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: 533

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: 599

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: 458

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: 446

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: 439

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: 440

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: 467

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: 444

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: 427

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: 421

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: 418

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: 472

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: 427

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 358

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 347

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
Replies: 1
Views: 582

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: 4
Views: 1097

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: 705

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: 505

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: 510

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: 528

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: 516

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: 575

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: 532

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: 529

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: 524

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: 527

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: 2
Views: 1314

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: 794

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: 602

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: 593

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: 507

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: 500

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: 1729

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: 1096

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 12th April 2017

The brilliant LUKEWARM in round 1, which I was couldn't believe was missed...