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by James Robinson
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 531
Views: 73602

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had a brief one last night where Innis Carson had been allowed back on to Countdown (hey, maybe there's hope for James Robinson yet...). Think he struggled to a win against the champion, mainly due to losing some rounds due to lack of knowledge of new words. Then either I forgot what happens or wok...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 27th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 103)
Replies: 0
Views: 134

Monday 27th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 103)

Countdown recap for Monday 27 November 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (2 wins, 222 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Alenka Butkovicova. An investment manager from London. Her ambition is to visit all 1,052 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and her ...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 23rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Thursday 23rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 102)

A SPECIAL DAY FOR RACHEL, AS SHE REACHES HER 2,000TH EPISODE :!: :!: :!: ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 23 November 2017. C1: Champion Bradley Horrocks (1 win, 109 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Peter Buckley. A retired scie...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 22 November 2017. C1: Challenger Bradley Horrocks. An Apteforumite and student from Bolton, Greater Manchester. He likes to travel the country watching tennis tournaments. C2: Challenger Liam Dwek. A medical student from Bristol, but is currently studying at Nottingham ...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 21st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 100)
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Tuesday 21st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 100)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 21 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (7 wins, 596 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Mike Smith. A retired export sales manager from Eckington, Derbyshire. He believes he has travelled over 75 with his work with delivering ...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 20th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 99)
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Monday 20th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Monday 20 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (6 wins, 506 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Beth Walker. A trainee teacher from Liverpool. Earlier in the year, she rode along Route 66 with her boyfriend, where he proposed to her at...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 17th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 98)
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Friday 17th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Friday 17 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (5 wins, 442 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Lucy Cooper. A field interviewer from Carmarthen. DC: Susie Dent and Gyles Brandreth. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 16th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Thursday 16th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)

Countdown recap for Thursday 16 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (4 wins, 365 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Colm Kelly. An insurance claims handler from Dublin. He likes Gaelic football, and plays for an over-40's team called "The Legends". DC: ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 15th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 202

Wednesday 15th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 15 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (3 wins, 282 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Ben Smith. A graphic designer from Liverpool. He went to Salford Arts School. He likes to cross-stitch on his commute to work. DC: Susie...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 14th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Tuesday 14th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 14 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (2 wins, 187 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Elaine Horton. A retired housewife from Wickford, Essex. She used to work for local government, before looking after her mum. She's a fan ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 211

Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 November 2017. C1: Champion Graeme Staples (1 win, 102 points.) A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. C2: Challenger Mike Brain. A retired polymer chemist from Higher Kinnerton, Flintshire. He is a big fan of the history author Dorothy Dunnett, and once met...
by James Robinson
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2177

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2018 - Saturday 24th March 2018

We jump from 7 to THIRTEEN tonight!!! Thanks to the entries of Mark Mills, Tracey Mills, Andrew McNamara, Aidan Batey, Andy Patterson and David Main. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)
Replies: 0
Views: 401

Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Friday 10 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (6 wins, 500 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Graeme Staples. A housing executive from Ballymena, County Antrim. He's couchsurfing around the world and is collecting photos of all these for a book. DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 9th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Thursday 9th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Thursday 9 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (5 wins, 406 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger William Thomson. A health and safety manager from Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. He used to be a tank engineer, and was on military tour in Afghanistan. DC: Susie ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 8th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Wednesday 8th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 91)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 8 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (4 wins, 313 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Jason Webb. A musician from Kidderminster, Worcestershire. He plays the drums. DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or soluti...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 7th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 380

Tuesday 7th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 7 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (3 wins, 241 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger David Lee. A sister from Newcastle upon Tyne. He's a season ticket holder at Newcastle United, and unsurprisingly his favourite place in the world is St. James'...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 6th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 389

Monday 6th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Monday 6 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (2 wins, 165 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Hilary Hills. A company secretary from Ashtead, Surrey. In the 1960's, she was an extra in The Beatles film, A Hard Day's Night . :shock: :o 8-) DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 3rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 88)
Replies: 0
Views: 446

Friday 3rd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Friday 3 November 2017. C1: Champion James Riddell (1 win, 72 points.) A support worker from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Tim Allen. A company director from Westbury, Wiltshire. He was a former professional pool player. DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other w...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 2nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 87)
Replies: 0
Views: 385

Thursday 2nd November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 87)

HAPPY 35TH BIRTHDAY, COUNTDOWN!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 2 November 2017. C1: Champion Dan Cartwright (1 win, 96 points.) A professional singer from Cheshire. C2: Challenger James Riddell. A support worker from Glasgow. DC: Susie Dent and Alison Steadman. RR: Rachel Ril...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 November 2017. C1: Champion Rob McCrudden (2 wins, 170 points.) A retired support worker from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. C2: Challenger Dan Cartwright. A professional singer from Cheshire. He sings in a professional Jersey Boys act. DC: Susie Dent and John Challis. RR...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 31st October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 85)
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Tuesday 31st October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 31 October 2017. C1: Champion Rob McCrudden (1 win, 94 points.) A retired support worker from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. C2: Challenger Jas Bindarh. An investment banking financial controller from London. She's also a part-time magician. DC: Susie Dent and John Challis. R...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 30th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 84)
Replies: 0
Views: 242

Monday 30th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Monday 30 October 2017. C1: Challenger Tom Brodie. A geography student from Newton Abbot, Devon, but is currently studying at Swansea University. He likes going to music festivals, and has both officiated and attended Glastonbury. C2: Challenger Rob McCrudden. A retired support w...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 27th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 83)
Replies: 0
Views: 404

Friday 27th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 83)

Countdown recap for Friday 27 October 2017. C1: Champion James Kennedy (7 wins, 644 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. C2: Challenger Charlie Turner. From Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. He's currently in his final year as a maths student at the University of Warwick. He'...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 26th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)
Replies: 0
Views: 354

Thursday 26th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)

Countdown recap for Thursday 26 October 2017. C1: Champion James Kennedy (6 wins, 550 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. C2: Challenger Mary Anderson. A retired teacher from Dundee. She loves performing karaoke, and her song of choice is "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend". ...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 25th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 350

Wednesday 25th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 25 October 2017. C1: Champion James Kennedy (5 wins, 455 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. C2: Challenger John Oxley. A laboratory supervisor from Sheffield. He likes crazy golf so much that he went to Majorca specifically to play crazy golf fo...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 465

Tuesday 24th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 24 October 2017. C1: Champion James Kennedy (4 wins, 356 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. C2: Challenger Ian Currie. A retired IT specialist from Oxford. He loves prog rock, particularly King Crimson. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles. RR: Rachel...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 23rd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Monday 23rd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Monday 23 October 2017. C1: Champion James Kennedy (3 wins, 273 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. C2: Challenger Rania Abdul-Wahab. A management Masters student from Bury, Greater Manchester. She has done fundraising events at Bath University, including ...
by James Robinson
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 20th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 78)
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Friday 20th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Friday 20 October 2017. C1: Champion James Kennedy (2 wins, 185 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. C2: Challenger Dylan Henderson. An IT support worker from Dublin. He once did a 15,000ft skydive into the Grand Canyon. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles. RR...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 19th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 416

Thursday 19th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 October 2017. C1: Champion James Kennedy (1 win, 80 points.) A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. C2: Challenger Krishna Shukla. A retired college lecturer from Carshalton, Surrey. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or so...
by James Robinson
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)
Replies: 0
Views: 406

Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 18 October 2017. C1: Champion Alex Smith (4 wins, 327 points.) A student from Birmingham. C2: Challenger James Kennedy. A retired teacher from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles, making his DC debut. 8-) RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or sol...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 17th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 75)
Replies: 0
Views: 462

Tuesday 17th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 17 October 2017. C1: Champion Alex Smith (3 wins, 231 points.) A student from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Martin Long. An Apteforumite and customer services advisor from Marske-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire. He's a third Dan karate belt holder. DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whi...
by James Robinson
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 74)
Replies: 0
Views: 407

Monday 16th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 October 2017. C1: Champion Alex Smith (2 wins, 135 points.) A student from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Jo Counsell. A piano and maths tutor from Grantham, Lincolnshire. She plays violin in the Melton Mowbray Orchestra. DC: Susie Dent and Michael Whitehall. RR: Rachel Ril...
by James Robinson
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 13th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)
Replies: 0
Views: 505

Friday 13th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Friday 13 October 2017. C1: Champion Alex Smith (1 win, 55 points.) A student from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Margaret Johnson. A retired financial adviser from Stockport, Greater Manchester. She likes to travel to the Far East a lot, especially Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. 8-) DC...
by James Robinson
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 12th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 72)
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Thursday 12th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 72)

Countdown recap for Thursday 12 October 2017. C1: Champion Lawrie Western (2 wins, 141 points.) A centre director for a language school based near London. C2: Challenger Alex Smith. A student from Birmingham. He once ate the "legendary" durian fruit, and said it tasted like a mixture of vomit and sm...
by James Robinson
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 11th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 71)
Replies: 0
Views: 370

Wednesday 11th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 71)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 11 October 2017. C1: Champion Lawrie Western (1 win, 82 points.) A centre director for a language school based near London. C2: Challenger Bryony Gettins. An occupational therapist from Newport, Gwent. She's a violinist and once played for the Queen, as her school was c...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 10th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 70)
Replies: 0
Views: 410

Tuesday 10th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 70)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 10 October 2017. C1: Champion Owen Taaffe (1 win, 84 points.) A company director from County Dublin. C2: Challenger Lawrie Western. A centre director for a language school based near London. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil Hammond. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutio...
by James Robinson
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 9th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 69)
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Monday 9th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Monday 9 October 2017. C1: Challenger James Perry. A customer executive from Chigwell, Greater London. He has done 4 of the 6 major marathons, and hopes to do the other 2 soon. 8-) C2: Challenger Owen Taaffe. A company director from County Dublin. He works in tourism and has done...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)
Replies: 0
Views: 355

Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)

Countdown recap for Friday 6 October 2017. C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (7 wins, 655 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a black jumper with a "#8" in a shield. :P 8-) C2: Challenger Stuart Abbott. A maths teacher from Greenock, Renfrewshire. ...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 5th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Thursday 5th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 67)

Countdown recap for Thursday 5 October 2017. C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (6 wins, 543 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a turquoise jumper with a "#7" in a shield. :P 8-) C2: Challenger Debbie Scott. From Worthing, West Sussex. She's a form...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 4th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Wednesday 4th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 4 October 2017. C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (5 wins, 449 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a maroon jumper with a "#6" in a shield. :P 8-) C2: Challenger Dan Batten. A writer from Chester. One of his short stor...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 3rd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 485

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 3 October 2017. C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (4 wins, 370 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a blue jumper with a "#5" in a shield. :P 8-) C2: Challenger Jaysal Patel. A GP from Stone, Buckinghamshire. He's a quali...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 2nd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 408

Monday 2nd October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Monday 2 October 2017. C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (3 wins, 284 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing an olive green jumper with a "#4" in a shield. :P 8-) C2: Challenger Jacob Gardner. An international tourism graduate from...
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 29th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 425

Friday 29th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 63)

Countdown recap for Friday 29 September 2017. C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (2 wins, 192 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a purple jumper with a "#3" in a shield. :P 8-) C2: Challenger Martin Hunter. A maths teacher from Southport, Merseysid...
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 28th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 407

Thursday 28th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 62)

Countdown recap for Thursday 28 September 2017. C1: Champion Eoin Jackson (1 win, 118 points.) An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He's wearing a grey/blue jumper with a "#2" in a shield. :P 8-) C2: Challenger Simon Pryor. A technical assistant from St. Albans, ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 27th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Wednesday 27th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 27 September 2017. C1: Champion Phil Peel (6 wins, 553 points.) A business analyst from Durham. C2: Challenger Eoin Jackson. An Apteforumite from Dunmore East, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. He likes visiting Iceland, and once went there to see a Eurovision fina...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 26 September 2017. C1: Champion Phil Peel (5 wins, 446 points.) A business analyst from Durham. C2: Challenger Ben Humphrey. A mortgage broker from London. He likes going into French bars and taking memorabilia from such places. DC: Susie Dent and Steve Backshall. RR: Rac...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 25th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 59)
Replies: 0
Views: 453

Monday 25th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Monday 25 September 2017. C1: Champion Phil Peel (4 wins, 349 points.) A business analyst from Durham. C2: Challenger Nick Bryant-Nichols. A field operations manager from Alloa, Clackmannanshire, but is originally from England. He lost a toe to a lawnmower. :shock: :o DC: Susie D...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 22nd September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 58)
Replies: 0
Views: 442

Friday 22nd September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 58)

Countdown recap for Friday 22 September 2017. C1: Champion Phil Peel (3 wins, 282 points.) A business analyst from Durham. C2: Challenger Norman Woodcock. A retired plumbing and heating engineer from Liverpool. He supports Everton F.C., and likes looking after his garden. DC: Susie Dent and Steve Ba...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 21st September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 392

Thursday 21st September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Thursday 21 September 2017. C1: Champion Phil Peel (2 wins, 199 points.) A business analyst from Durham. C2: Challenger Jordan Hale. A senior support worker in the social care sector from Wallasey, Merseyside. He has acted in some commercials and some independent films too. DC: S...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 20th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Wednesday 20th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 20 September 2017. C1: Champion Phil Peel (1 win, 103 points.) A business analyst from Durham. C2: Challenger Joe Ellis. A product manager from Leeds, but is originally from East Sussex. He loves horse racing and hopes to get to every racecourse in the UK, having been t...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 19th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 55)
Replies: 0
Views: 434

Tuesday 19th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 September 2017. C1: Champion Ben Leyburn (5 wins, 470 points.) A teacher from Silchester, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Phil Peel. A business analyst from Durham. He owns part of a racing pigeon, thanks to a drunken day out... :P DC: Susie Dent and Janet Street-Porter. RR:...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 54)
Replies: 0
Views: 380

Monday 18th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Monday 18 September 2017. C1: Champion Ben Leyburn (4 wins, 383 points.) A teacher from Silchester, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Martin Osborne. A teacher of English as a Foreign Language from North Shields, Tyne & Wear. He has recently taught for agricultural students in Germany. H...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 15th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 53)
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Friday 15th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Friday 15 September 2017. C1: Champion Ben Leyburn (3 wins, 295 points.) A teacher from Silchester, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Paul Conchie. A clinical nurse manager from Clitheroe, Lancashire. He gets teased by his dog, Tommy, and has even stopped traffic trying to chase him in j...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 122
Views: 12020

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Saw Darkest Hour on Friday. Brilliant display of "British Bulldog" spirit, plus how they got all those prosthetics on to make Gary Oldman look like Churchill was amazing :!: :!: :!:
by James Robinson
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8705

Re: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018

FA Cup 4th Round Draw:

Huddersfield Town v Birmingham City.

LINCOLN, HERE I COME!!! ;) :) :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Leak...
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Views: 1491

The Leak...

Just looking online and see this story that seems to be exploding all around...: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/5281754/countdown-rules-leak-twitter/amp/ https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/901089/Countdown-Channel-4-Rachel-Riley-Nick-Hewer-Susie-Dent-Rules-Exposed-Contestant-Apply-Lea...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 14th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 52)
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Views: 534

Thursday 14th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 52)

Countdown recap for Thursday 14 September 2017. C1: Champion Ben Leyburn (2 wins, 219 points.) A teacher from Silchester, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Ray Waddington. A retired HGV mechanic from Plymouth, Devon. He's a big Huddersfield Town, having originally come from Huddersfield, and like me, was bu...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 13th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 51)
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Views: 452

Wednesday 13th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 51)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 13 September 2017. C1: Champion Ben Leyburn (1 win, 105 points.) A teacher from Silchester, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Danielle Beswick. An International Development lecturer from Birmingham. She got married in Knaresborough, and had her reception at the Old Swan Hotel, ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 12th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 50)
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Views: 449

Tuesday 12th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 50)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 September 2017. C1: Champion Sarah Holey (3 wins, 308 points.) A marketing manager in the brick trade from Coalville, Leicestershire. C2: Challenger Ben Leyburn. A teacher from Silchester, Hampshire. He's a supporter of Arsenal F.C., and actually coaches two youth foot...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 49)
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Views: 453

Monday 11th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 49)

Countdown recap for Monday 11 September 2017. C1: Champion Sarah Holey (2 wins, 213 points.) A marketing manager in the brick trade from Coalville, Leicestershire. C2: Challenger Tony Enright. A semi-retired taxi driver from Blackheath, London. He has been a cabbie for 40 years. He's a keen crickete...