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by Johnny Canuck
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 214
Views: 13175

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

The US version of The Chase (starring only Labbett) has been put on Canadian Netflix. I'm tempted to bite and try it.
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 43
Views: 7802

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Not sure if it's still too early to ask this question, even in a spoilerific thread, but for wiki purposes I'd like to know ahead of time: For anyone who attended the finals or knows someone who did, were all of the top eight seeds of the series able to play , or were there people from the top eight...
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st November 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st November 2017

Running the patience meter a bit thin on that conundrum, eh, Graeme? Congrats on being an octochamp in any case, though.
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

In the 1st numbers, both contestants had a leftover 2 that they could have added on to get closer with 388; they could also have gone
100*(2+2)-10=390, as I did.

Or they could have maxed it. Whatev.
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

Clock must have had a bit of Monday laziness during the conundrum today -- Graeme and others have buzzed at least as early, if not earlier, than his buzz today, and yet today his recorded clock time was still under 1 second.
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)

Peter Mabey wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:29 pm
I guess that Susie was really relieved to find SLITTIER was valid, as there was an H there to give an alternative :!: :D :o
Indeed -- THIRTIES as an equaller :P

EDIT: These spoilers are actually for yesterday, but there's no thread for today and I CBA to make one.
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Spoilers for Thursday 16 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 97)

ROUILLES as a beater in the SULKIER/KILLERS round.
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 17
Views: 915

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:34 pm
Surely the Wiki should mention the aptness of the teaser?
I put that on Mike's own page.
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 17
Views: 915

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

Also, to put this question out: If I saw a word after the 30 seconds, and I was 2nd to declare, would that be acceptable?, as I saw DISALLOW just as Graeme declared an 8. Many thanks. I would say that's fair game, provided you also state that your word is not written down. MUCONATE as a beater and ...
by Johnny Canuck
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:26 am
Would have had the lovely 9 PELOBATID (cheers Bra for teaching me!) if a final vowel had been picked r1.
Won the duel on 11 Nov. due to learning this word -- thanks a million!
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 8th November 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 624

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 8th November 2017

LIMONITE as a beater in Round 1.
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 7 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)
Replies: 1
Views: 664

Spoilers for Tuesday 7 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)

(75 - 3) * (9 - 1) - 3 = 573 for a closest possible solution in the 1st numbers game. Guess Rachel was never told that that one was impossible.

Also 2nd numbers alt.: (3 + 6) * 100 - 25 - 3 * 5
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 6th November (Series 77, Prelim 89)
Replies: 4
Views: 647

Re: Spoilers for Monday 6th November (Series 77, Prelim 89)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:26 pm
Tricky numbers in R3
Agreed, but fairly simple to get to one away with (100 + 5 + 8) * (10 - 4) = 678.
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 2nd November 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Spoilers for Friday 3rd November 2017

Dragged the streaming window into itself and lost about half an hour of progress. Joy. Recap will be up by 5pm.

Just FYI, today is the 3rd.

Last numbers alt.: (100 + 25 - 2) * 7 + 50
by Johnny Canuck
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 43
Views: 7802

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Mildly interesting fact regarding James Kennedy's lack of badged and medalled words: his only 9 and arguably most impressive spot of COUNTABLE would have received both honours, had it not been claimed earlier this series by a certain John Cowen...
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 26 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)
Replies: 8
Views: 827

Spoilers for Thursday 26 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)

Does anyone have confirmation (e.g., via subtitles) of James' word in the LOTTERY/TOILETRY round? I heard it pretty clearly as LITTERS but it could have been LOITERS.
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for the 24th October 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 720

Re: Spoilers for the 24th October 2017

Ian Fitzpatrick wrote:
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:36 am
I thought I had FACTORIAL in round 4 or 5 but as neither Susie, Rachel nor anyone on here has mentioned it I assume I must have got it wrong?
Sorry, no banana -- the As and Ts didn't match up. I actually did notice it was almost there, though!
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for the 24th October 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 720

Re: Spoilers for the 24th October 2017

3rd Numbers Reducing the Number of Numbers Alt.: (50 - 1) * (9 + 3 + 2)
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 23rd October 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 783

Re: Spoilers for Monday 23rd October 2017

For now I've left FALSITIES in the recap, but if it's officially culled from Lexplorer I'll take it out.
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)
Replies: 12
Views: 951

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)

Indeed not, but EXURBAN was there.

2nd Numbers Alt.: (3 * 6 + 2) * 50 - 5 * 5
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 13 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Spoilers for Friday 13 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)

When Susie was defining TETRAPODS as four-footed animals, did she say "birds" as an example?
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 13 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Spoilers for Friday 13 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)

MELANISED to beat LIMEADES.

CECIL being rather merciful today -- about time, IMO, as it ended the run of low winning scores.
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 13 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Spoilers for Friday 13 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 73)

There was a Margaret Johnson on TV in Series 5 -- if this is the same person (any ideas if she is?), she's probably one of the show's earliest returnees.
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 12th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 72)
Replies: 10
Views: 1006

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 12th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 72)

Was OUTEARN removed in the last update? If not, its disallowal could have decided the game -- had it been allowed, the score after the conundrum would have been 49-49 and Lawrie would still have had a shot on the tie-break.
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 819

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:33 pm
BOUVIERS in R7 I think.
BRUNOISE too. Turns out I did in fact learn something from Bellodown.
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 2 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 64)
Replies: 7
Views: 983

Spoilers for Monday 2 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 64)

If Jon was impersonating The Donald in the GOURAMI round, he could have thrown in a line or two about strengthening the Cuban EMBARGO.
by Johnny Canuck
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 461
Views: 78564

Re: Is Apterous down?

Just when I FINALLY cracked Andy's Godforsaken numbers teaser and was about to PM him the answer.
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 28th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 62)
Replies: 7
Views: 1042

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 28th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 62)

These incrementing badges of Eoin's are a neat idea.
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 25th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 59)
Replies: 4
Views: 461

Re: Spoilers for Monday 25th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 59)

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:51 pm
The conundrum was sickeningly familiar...
And pretty sickeningly tough, as well (it's ranked 10/10 on Apterous). Well done to the chap in the audience who got a mug for that.

2nd Numbers Alt.: (75 - 5) * 6 to much more easily obtain CECIL's highest 8-) target.
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 43
Views: 7802

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Bradley H and Martin L are still planning to go on in late S77 (around November), and I'd predict both of them will octo if they don't run into each other. If Phil octos too I think 9 octos is still a reasonable possibility, but if he doesn't, that ship has probably sailed. I think I read that Eoin...
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 43
Views: 7802

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Bradley H and Martin L are still planning to go on in late S77 (around November), and I'd predict both of them will octo if they don't run into each other. If Phil octos too I think 9 octos is still a reasonable possibility, but if he doesn't, that ship has probably sailed. I guess someone is going ...
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Re: Steam codes

Neon Chrome looks pretty neat. Against my better judgment (uni midterms are coming up next month), could I grab the code for that one, please and thank you?
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 55)
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 55)

I was actually half expecting TUESDAY to come out in full in the last letters round, as I couldn't recall the Y having made an appearance yet. Mildly interesting that that selection happened to fall in a Tuesday programme. Great job to Phil as well as Ben -- highest joint score of the series so far ...
by Johnny Canuck
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 28 March 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1588

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 28 March 2017

Looks like JC forgot to overwrite the solution copy-pasted from the previous episode. This is indeed what happened; thanks are due to Jen for snagging the discrepancy. Not sure what else I can do to guarantee 100% accuracy and immediate availability of recaps upon completion of their broadcast, but...
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 53)
Replies: 4
Views: 682

Re: Spoilers for Friday 15th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 53)

Was anyone watching the subtitles today, and if so, do you know if Paul's word in the VILLAGER round was GRAVEL or GROVEL? I've recorded GRAVEL for now but if the subtitles disagreed I will change it. [EDIT: Seems like GROVEL was more likely -- this is in the recap now. Thanks RW.] 2nd Numbers Alt.:...
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 52)
Replies: 3
Views: 620

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 52)

Is tomorrow's episode a new preliminary match, a new special, or a repeat? There's no preliminary listed in the Series 77 episode table for tomorrow.
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 52)
Replies: 3
Views: 620

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

2nd Numbers Alt., which is what I suspect Ben was originally going for: (100 + 2 * 3) * (4 + 5) + 2
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Songs that make you switch off the radio
Replies: 20
Views: 2231

Re: Songs that make you switch off the radio

Anything by Weezer. Especially Troublemaker. "Keep it on the up" isn't even a real phrase.
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 48)
Replies: 13
Views: 1501

Re: Spoilers for Friday 8th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 48)

Not only has there been a backwards 9, one time there was even an upside-down 9...
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 48)
Replies: 13
Views: 1501

Re: Spoilers for Friday 8th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 48)

Wow! That BARTERING round was pretty wtf. Must be the closest we've come to a real life version of OMETHINGS. I thought of the OMETHINGS round as well. I was actually reminded of the "real" round RNCHEAROS , which is admittedly a less egregious example because the relevant 9 is less common and hard...
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 496
Views: 34697

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Mark James wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:21 pm
People who celebrate "birthdays" of inanimate objects (especially things like movies and video games).
Does that mean, ever since the 30th Birthday Championship, Countdown itself is not to be trusted?
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 45)
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 45)

Peter Mabey wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:20 pm
PURLIEUS to beat USURPER :)
Wrong show :)
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 145
Views: 10309

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Marc Meakin wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:45 pm
You only need a maximum of four colours to make a political map of the world without any adjacent countries having the same colour
Is this still true when considering exclaves and colonies that aren't connected to the countries' main landmasses (e.g., Sint Maarten as part of the Netherlands)?
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 45)
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 45)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:16 pm
WOMBED is in but TOMBED isn't. :roll:
Mike could also have stuck an extra letter in his word for MEOWED in that round.
by Johnny Canuck
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 30 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 41)
Replies: 9
Views: 1080

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 30 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 41)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:22 pm
Johnny Canuck wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:32 pm
"You can make 904 with the same ingredients..." That's kind of how the numbers game works, Rachel. Also, did anyone find it kind of strange that she used the 4 without showing the 6 - 2 step?
By the way, can you edit the topic title in this first post to say Wednesday? Thanks!
Done :!:
by Johnny Canuck
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 1st September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 43)
Replies: 1
Views: 619

Re: Spoilers for Friday 1st September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 43)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:28 pm
A deceptively difficult 2L in R9 - good luck to anyone trying to solve it.
Very difficult indeed -- in fact, while making your way to the target, you may meet the Beast himself.

REPRISAL as a beater in the last letters round.
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 30 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 41)
Replies: 9
Views: 1080

Spoilers for Wednesday 30 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 41)

"You can make 904 with the same ingredients..." That's kind of how the numbers game works, Rachel. Also, did anyone find it kind of strange that she used the 4 without showing the 6 - 2 step?
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 29th August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 40)
Replies: 6
Views: 720

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 29th August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 40)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:57 pm
Can we just rejoice in the fact that for the first time in my lifetime someone tried to pick 6 vowels?
This is a significant moment in my lifetime, I feel very emotional.
When Ravi tried to pick a 6th vowel, I did think "Now this is Elliott's type of player"...
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO
Replies: 34
Views: 5294

Re: CO-MSO

Matt Bayfield wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:16 pm
That conundrum scramble must have been METALATES, not METALITES as currently recapped, to maintain the theme running through the solutions?
... as well as to have a solution.
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 29th August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 40)
Replies: 6
Views: 720

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 29th August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 40)

Is PUNNIER valid? DC suggested it in the PUNIER/PINNER round but Lexplorer says no, which leads me to suspect it's specified only in the premium version of the ODO. For now, I've included it in the wiki recap.
by Johnny Canuck
Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Wrong Time
Replies: 2
Views: 627

Re: Wrong Time

At a guess, I'd say the site must be programmed to use UTC (aka GMT), which officially does not observe daylight savings. No idea why, though. Are the times wrong both while you're logged in and while you're not? When I'm logged in, the times are correct according to my (Canadian) time zone, but the...
by Johnny Canuck
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 23 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 37)
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Spoilers for Wednesday 23 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 37)

Great score, Noel -- your average is 100+ and you're once again on track to join the Club!

EALDORMAN as a beater (I believe the only one of the day) in the last letters round.
by Johnny Canuck
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th August 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 687

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th August 2017

I did (100 - 3 * (5 + 7)) * 9 for the last numbers.

Anyone know why there was no DC anecdote broadcast today?
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best 9 of all time
Replies: 17
Views: 3145

Re: Best 9 of all time

Was just browsing some random games from the 1990s and came across a Series 27 Dictionary Corner spot that is probably among the best ever: SFORZATOS. (I still think that honour has to go to LORAZEPAM, though.)
by Johnny Canuck
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Letter Distribution
Replies: 12
Views: 2260

Re: Letter Distribution

As a side note, I do find it strange that K has not appeared for FIFTEEN episodes in a row. It's like it was lost for a whole filming week. It will be interesting to see if it appears tomorrow. Such a thing has happened before. Someone else can probably find the reference. The V (of which there was...