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by James Robinson
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 57)
Replies: 0
Views: 236

Wednesday 28th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 57)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 March 2018. C1: Champion John Cole (1 win, 80 points.) A retired yachting instructor from Gosport, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Marjory Humphreys. A retired computer analyst from Royston, Hertfordshire. She plays a lot of golf at Royston Golf Club, and is trying to lowe...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 56)
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Tuesday 27th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 56)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 March 2018. C1: Champion Glen Jones (2 wins, 128 points.) A managing director from Loughton, Essex. C2: Challenger John Cole. A retired yachting instructor from Gosport, Hampshire. He has sailed the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. DC: Susie Dent and Jay Rayner. RR: Rachel...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 55)
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Monday 26th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 55)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 March 2018. C1: Champion Glen Jones (1 win, 61 points.) A managing director from Loughton, Essex. C2: Challenger Kathy Smith. A church centre manager from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. She manages the Wakefield Baptist Church. DC: Susie Dent and Len Goodman. RR: Rachel Ril...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 23rd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 54)
Replies: 0
Views: 376

Friday 23rd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 54)

Countdown recap for Friday 23 March 2018. C1: Champion Ed Morrison (1 win, 82 points.) A psychology lecturer at Portsmouth University from Southsea, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Glen Jones. A managing director from Loughton, Essex. His first 2 dates with his then-to-be wife involved cliff jumping and b...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 53)
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Thursday 22nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 53)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 March 2018. C1: Champion Mohsin Shabir (2 wins, 178 points.) A primary school teacher from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. C2: Challenger Ed Morrison. A psychology lecturer at Portsmouth University from Southsea, Hampshire. DC: Susie Dent and Len Goodman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: ...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 52)
Replies: 0
Views: 268

Wednesday 21st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 52)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 March 2018. C1: Champion Mohsin Shabir (1 win, 89 points.) A primary school teacher from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. C2: Challenger Nicola Sibbick. An English teacher from Wimborne, Dorset. She likes going to live music festivals, particularly the Download Festival. DC: Su...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 51)
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Tuesday 20th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 51)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 March 2018. C1: Champion Maria Frizelle (3 wins, 235 points.) An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger Mohsin Shabir. A primary school teacher from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia :!: :!: :shock: :o He once rode a jungle rollercoast...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)
Replies: 12
Views: 1733

Re: Spoilers for Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)

Ian Fitzpatrick wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:56 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:56 pm
It was nice to see Nick contribute in one of the rounds today - I wish he'd do this more often.
What did he do, I don't think I noticed?
Presumably offering up SKUAS in R12. :P
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)
Replies: 0
Views: 549

Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 March 2018. C1: Champion Maria Frizelle (2 wins, 143 points.) An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger James Barber. A car rental branch manager from Darlington, County Durham. He loves visiting National Trust sites across...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)
Replies: 10
Views: 1566

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:25 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:05 pm
Interesting that the first 7 letters in round 4 were MARJUNI...., annoying the next 2 letters were consonants, so no MARIJUANA... :P :P :P

Although the next 2 vowels were O & A. :roll: :roll: :roll:
A few months late aren't ya?
All in moderation... :P :P
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)
Replies: 10
Views: 1566

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)

Interesting that the first 7 letters in round 4 were MARJUNI...., annoying the next 2 letters were consonants, so no MARIJUANA... :P :P :P

Although the next 2 vowels were O & A. :roll: :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)
Replies: 0
Views: 313

Friday 16th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 49)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 March 2018. C1: Champion Maria Frizelle (1 win, 78 points.) An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. C2: Challenger John Dickinson. A retired computer analyst from Halesowen, West Midlands. He's a committee member of the Halesowen Univer...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 48)
Replies: 0
Views: 314

Thursday 15th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Thursday 15 March 2018. C1: Champion Ted Anscomb (1 win, 67 points.) A semi-retired steward from Balsall Common, West Midlands. C2: Challenger Maria Frizelle. An accounts assistant from New Ross, County Wexford, Republic of Ireland. She likes reading and is particularly keen on "...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 47)
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Wednesday 14th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 47)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 March 2018. C1: Champion Patrick Murphy (1 win, 62 points.) A primary school teacher from Belfast. C2: Challenger Ted Anscomb. A semi-retired steward from Balsall Common, West Midlands. He's also a keen Scrabble player, and organises tournaments himself. His son, Jac...
by James Robinson
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 46)
Replies: 0
Views: 281

Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 46)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 March 2018. C1: Challenger Patrick Murphy. A primary school teacher from Belfast. He's a massive Celtic fan, and made sure his baby twin boys read the History of Celtic book when they were born. :P :lol: C2: Challenger Richard Anning. A retired Conservative party membe...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)

CAN ZARTE MAKE HISTORY AND BREAK DYLAN'S RECORD :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?: REMEMBER: 119 is the magic number :!: :!: :!: 8-) 8-) 8-) HERE WE GO :!: :!: :!: ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 12 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (7 wins, 856 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforum...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)
Replies: 0
Views: 335

Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (6 wins, 738 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Steve Shingleton. A house clearance operative from Dartford, Kent. He's a singer, guitarist and songwriter too. DC: Susie Dent ...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)
Replies: 0
Views: 341

Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (5 wins, 608 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Dave Burch. A bus driver from Melton, Suffolk. He likes to do some karaoke at his local pub, and his favourite song is "Bridg...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 42)
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Wednesday 7th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 42)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (4 wins, 478 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Patrick Gray. An NHS administrator from Bingley, West Yorkshire. He's a big football fan, supporting Bradford City. DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 41)
Replies: 0
Views: 313

Tuesday 6th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 41)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (3 wins, 350 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Jonathan Stoneman. A freelance journalism trainer from Dartford, Kent. He's also a keen musician. DC: Susie Dent and Liz Bonni...
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What Degrees do you have
Replies: 25
Views: 2621

Re: What Degrees do you have

None, partly cos I have never been to university. :P
by James Robinson
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 57
Views: 8011

Re: COC timeline

Is the transmission scheduled to start on 7 January? Doesn't say. Just says January 2019 I wouldn't put it past it being delayed until 14 January, due to a certain World Darts Championship that Channel 4 show.... :roll: :roll: :roll: Is it confirmed that C4 still has that in 2019? I thought Series ...
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 63
Views: 3974

Re: C of C Draw......

Shocking that FOUR Series champions are against each other in the first round, and that the format has also been altered too... :roll: :roll: :roll: How has the format altered? C of C FIXTURES TUESDAY OCTOBER 2ND 9. WINNER GAME 1 V WINNER GAME 8 10. WINNER GAME 2 V WINNER GAME 7 WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 3...
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C of C Draw......
Replies: 63
Views: 3974

Re: C of C Draw......

Shocking that FOUR Series champions are against each other in the first round, and that the format has also been altered too... :roll: :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 57
Views: 8011

Re: COC timeline

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:32 am
Is the transmission scheduled to start on 7 January?
Owen Carroll wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:27 am
Doesn't say. Just says January 2019
I wouldn't put it past it being delayed until 14 January, due to a certain World Darts Championship that Channel 4 show.... :roll: :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one
Replies: 61
Views: 5574

Re: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one

How about a bit of Bond...

Coldfinger
You Only Love Twice
The Van With The Golden Gun
For Dour Eyes Only
Goldenrye
Tomorrow Fever Dies
Pie Another Day :P
by James Robinson
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 576
Views: 104826

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Particularly disturbing one last night. In my dream, the world was being overrun with robotic replicants, and me and my family are holed up in my late grandmother's conservatory being menaced by a robotic replica of James Robinson. We eventually concoct a way to defeat RoboRobbo by hitting him with...
by James Robinson
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 2734

Re: CO-MSO 2018

After having missed this last year, I'm so glad that I've already signed up this year.

After Town beat Cardiff on the Saturday, I'll be heading down ready for the tournament. ;) :) :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: impossible number problems
Replies: 16
Views: 1493

Re: impossible number problems

Well, we always use this website if you want to check if numbers games are solvable: http://www.crosswordtools.com/numbers-game/
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 40)
Replies: 0
Views: 972

Monday 5th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 40)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (2 wins, 232 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Donal Casey. A forensic services character from County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland. He loves tennis, golf and badminton. DC: S...
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 39)
Replies: 0
Views: 613

Friday 2nd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 39)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 March 2018. C1: Champion Zarte Siempre (1 win, 121 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: Challenger Keith Howkins. An NHS information analyst from Cardiff. He has done a couple of half marathons, and his PB is 1 hour, 46 minutes...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD 2018 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th September 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 3924

COHUD 2018 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 8th September 2018

HAVE YOU MISSED US??? ;) :) :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 third year in a row. ;) :) :D 8-) We are heading back to Huddersfield once again, and as we have been si...
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 38)
Replies: 0
Views: 1161

Thursday 1st March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 38)

This should be fun... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Thursday 1 March 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (6 wins, 663 points.) An recent graduate and Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Zarte Siempre. A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckingham...
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 37)
Replies: 0
Views: 782

Wednesday 28th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 37)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (5 wins, 550 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Jenny Coote. A Zumba instructor and accountant from Horsham, West Sussex. She's a belly dancer and has performed with The Chameleons. DC: Susie Dent an...
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 761

Tuesday 27th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (4 wins, 434 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Derek Matthews. A retired software developer from Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. He's a dancer and also plays the melodion for a group of Morris dancers....
by James Robinson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 35)
Replies: 0
Views: 746

Monday 26th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 35)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (3 wins, 340 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Mick Armstrong. A retired man from Newcastle upon Tyne. He likes to perform karaoke dressed as Elvis. DC: Susie Dent and Alastair Stewart. RR: Rachel Rile...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 23rd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 34)
Replies: 0
Views: 809

Friday 23rd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 34)

Countdown recap for Friday 23 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (2 wins, 230 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger John Eadie. A retired teacher and headteacher, who later became a schools inspector. He previously appeared on the show in 1997, where he lost to Tony Kil...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 33)
Replies: 0
Views: 594

Thursday 22nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 33)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 February 2018. C1: Champion Philip Aston (1 win, 107 points.) An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. C2: Challenger Sylvia O'Brien. A retired bookkeeper from Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland. She celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary by cycling round Lake Garda. ...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 32)
Replies: 0
Views: 562

Wednesday 21st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 32)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 February 2018. C1: Champion Jill Thwaites (1 win, 103 points.) An educational appeals adviser from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Philip Aston. An Apteforumite from Bideford, Devon. He's a big Formula One fan and saw Lewis Hamilton win the British Grand Prix at Si...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 727

Tuesday 20th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 February 2018. C1: Champion Becky Taberner (2 wins, 166 points.) From Stone, Staffordshire. C2: Challenger Jill Thwaites. An educational appeals adviser from Chelmsford, Essex. She has been performing for a rock choir at local venues for the last 7 years. DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 682

Monday 19th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 30)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 February 2018. C1: Champion Becky Taberner (1 win, 86 points.) From Stone, Staffordshire. C2: Challenger Robert Zara. A deputy district judge from Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. He loves growing vegetables in his allotment. DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 29)
Replies: 0
Views: 664

Friday 16th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 February 2018. C1: Champion Simon Baker (1 win, 72 points.) From Thirsk, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Becky Taberner. From Stone, Staffordshire. She's a big fan of sitcoms, particularly Friends . DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words ...
by James Robinson
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 28)
Replies: 0
Views: 678

Thursday 15th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 28)

Countdown recap for Thursday 15 February 2018. C1: Challenger Simon Baker. From Thirsk, North Yorkshire. He loves Italy, and now he has retired, he takes lessons in learning Italian. C2: Challenger Tony Smith. A retired engineer from East Bergholt, Suffolk. DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: R...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 27)
Replies: 0
Views: 767

Wednesday 14th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 27)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (7 wins, 665 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Heather Blackley. A retired betting shop manager from London. She's a darts fan, and represents the Bricklayer's Arms in Sydenham. DC: Susie Dent and Alista...
by James Robinson
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 26)
Replies: 0
Views: 781

Tuesday 13th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (6 wins, 551 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Mike O'Connell. A staff nurse in a rehabilitation unit from Dundee. He likes a bit of DIY in his spare time too. DC: Susie Dent and Alistair McGowan. RR: Rach...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 714

Monday 12th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 25)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (5 wins, 447 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Ben Jenkins. An MSc Statistics student at the University of Lancaster, but is originally from Lydbrook, Gloucestershire. He plays tennis and pool regularly, an...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 24)
Replies: 0
Views: 696

Friday 9th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 24)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (4 wins, 347 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger John Owens. A retired computer systems analyst from Oldham, Greater Manchester. He was previously on the show 25 years ago in Series 22, where he won once. DC: ...
by James Robinson
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)
Replies: 16
Views: 2521

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)

Today's challenger and I share the same passion (of sorts)...., the only difference is that he has done it.... :roll: :roll: :roll: http://wiki.apterous.org/Mick_Purdie
by James Robinson
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Wat?! - Countdown in Waterford [June 02nd 2018]
Replies: 1
Views: 2916

Re: Co:Wat?! - Countdown in Waterford [June 02nd 2018]

Just a little bit of score info for those of you not in the know, I'm sure Eoin will do more details later. In the semi-finals, both the game between Eddy Byrne and Mark Murray & myself and Hazel Drury went to a crucial, and while mine and Hazel's resulted in Hazel winning 81-75, as neither of us go...
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown mentions on other shows
Replies: 293
Views: 49054

Re: Countdown mentions on other shows

Countdown mentioned on Pointless yesterday as a possible nominee for a 2017 TV BAFTA...(would’ve been nice :) )
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 23)
Replies: 0
Views: 854

Thursday 8th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 23)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (3 wins, 249 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Alyn McFetridge. A civil servant from Belfast. He was once cast as Tinkerbell in a college production of Peter Pan . DC: Susie Dent and Alexis Conran. RR: Rac...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 22)
Replies: 0
Views: 745

Wednesday 7th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 22)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (2 wins, 174 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Lisa Miller. An auditor from Warrington, Cheshire. She's a keep-fit fanatic, and once did a marathon, but needed support after almost collapsing after 30km. ...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 21)
Replies: 0
Views: 741

Tuesday 6th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 21)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 February 2018. C1: Champion Phil Davies (1 win, 78 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Simon Block. A retired administrator from Little Common, East Sussex. He used to work for the British Boxing Board of Control as their General Secretary. He says...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 20)
Replies: 0
Views: 762

Monday 5th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 February 2018. C1: Champion David Shipley (2 wins, 157 points.) A retired chemical engineer from Yarm, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Phil Davies. A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. He previously worked for the police for 30 years, eventually ending up in Special Branch....
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 19)
Replies: 0
Views: 707

Friday 2nd February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 19)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 February 2018. C1: Champion David Shipley (1 win, 78 points.) A retired chemical engineer from Yarm, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Lena Hamre. From Seascale, Cumbria, but is originally from Norway. She originally moved to England after a holiday romance in Greece. DC: ...
by James Robinson
Mon May 28, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 18)
Replies: 0
Views: 680

Thursday 1st February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 18)

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 February 2018. C1: Champion Louise Regan (1 win, 80 points.) A project manager for Camden Council. C2: Challenger David Shipley. A retired chemical engineer from Yarm, North Yorkshire. DC: Susie Dent and Suzannah Lipscomb. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1893
Views: 139535

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 9:06 pm
Anybody heard about that British gameshow service in July?
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Anybody know if it will show all countdown episodes? Including ones with low scores?
Yeah, I hope it will have all the old episodes on it.
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 625

Wednesday 31st January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 January 2018. C1: Challenger Mandy Wilson. A civil servant from Preston, Lancashire. She likes fell walking in the Yorkshire Dales. C2: Challenger Louise Regan. A project manager for Camden Council. She's a big Manchester United fan, and she saw Eric Cantona at the L...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 16)
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Tuesday 30th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (7 wins, 641 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Ryan Peteranna. A journalism and politics student from the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, but is currently studying at Stirling Unive...
by James Robinson
Sun May 27, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Monday 29th January 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 January 2018. C1: Champion Chris Thorn (6 wins, 554 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: Challenger Paul McGhee. An operations manager from Killingworth, Tyne & Wear. He's currently the coach of Wallsend Boys Club, which has produced some of...