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by Richard Priest
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)
Replies: 11
Views: 771

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)

Tom S wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:38 pm
Epistoma in the Atomise round.
IPOMOEAS in same round 😃
by Richard Priest
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 8202

Re: Co:LeedsLeedsLeeds - Saturday 21st April 2018

I'll be landing by train at around 10.40 if anyone is around to cab share to the venue...
by Richard Priest
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIV- Countdown in Lincoln, 27-28 January 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 13650

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

Not paid up yet but will definitely be doing so. Would anyone be wanting a lift - if they can meet me at Stoke on Trent train station or somewhere along the way? Always nice to have a travel companion.
by Richard Priest
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)
Replies: 9
Views: 1723

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)

He told Chris he would have to "clamber over this guy" to get another win and then suggested it "might be difficult when you look at him".Or something like that.
by Richard Priest
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)
Replies: 9
Views: 1723

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)

Bit of an un-PC introduction of the challenger. Wouldn't surprise me if there are a few complaints about that one.
by Richard Priest
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD 2017 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 7th October 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 8630

Re: COHUD 2017 - Countdown In Huddersfield - Saturday 7th October 2017

I'm arriving by train at 9.45, anyone likely to be there at the same time to share a cab?
by Richard Priest
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 30 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 41)
Replies: 9
Views: 1936

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

Just caught up with this week's shows today, middle teatime teaser brought back painful memories!
by Richard Priest
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 27th June 2017 (Series 76, QF4)
Replies: 6
Views: 1251

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 27th June 2017 (Series 76, QF4)

Much admiration and respect for Annie but wondering why she's been allowed to come into the finals of the series after the one she was in when other players (e.g. Michael Chadwick, series 63) who've not been able to make their own series finals don't seem to have been given this opportunity? Good lu...
by Richard Priest
Tue May 02, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 29
Views: 9177

Re: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)

I'll be arriving in Euston at around 10.43, anyone likely to be there around the same time to head to the venue together?
by Richard Priest
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leeds 2... This Time It's Psoralen (Saturday 1st April 2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 4772

Re: Co:Leeds 2... This Time It's Psoralen (Saturday 1st April 2017)

James Robinson wrote:
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:13 pm
Richard Priest wrote:
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:09 pm
Entry fee sent and train booked. Landing in Leeds at 10:08. Anyone up for taxi sharing?
I certainly don't mind, mate. ;) :) :D
Nice one, I'll text you when I'm about to arrive :)
by Richard Priest
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leeds 2... This Time It's Psoralen (Saturday 1st April 2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 4772

Re: Co:Leeds 2... This Time It's Psoralen (Saturday 1st April 2017)

Entry fee sent and train booked. Landing in Leeds at 10:08. Anyone up for taxi sharing?
by Richard Priest
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Potential CoBo 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 3043

Re: Potential CoBo 2017

I'd definitely be interested.
by Richard Priest
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 18th October 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 620

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 18th October 2016

SANATIVE as a DC beater
by Richard Priest
Tue May 24, 2016 5:57 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday May 23rd 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1110

Re: Spoilers For Monday May 23rd 2016

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Richard Priest wrote:BREADLINE? Can't get onto apterous at the moment to check it.
BREADLINE is valid.
Cheers :)
by Richard Priest
Mon May 23, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday May 23rd 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1110

Re: Spoilers For Monday May 23rd 2016

BREADLINE? Can't get onto apterous at the moment to check it.
by Richard Priest
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Series 4 Champion Brian Hudson
Replies: 14
Views: 2265

Re: Series 4 Champion Brian Hudson

Quite a few turn up at scrabble tournament Steve Balment series 12 is the earliest series champ I have met I remember Richard Priest mentioning that Stephen Balment was at the same audition for series 12 contestants. Yeah that's right, he was sat right next to me when I first auditioned (unsuccessf...
by Richard Priest
Sat Jan 23, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 14002

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Finally paid up and entered, if anyone between Stoke-on -Trent and Lincoln (or who can get to S-O-T for about 8.30am on the day) requires a lift just give me a shout.
by Richard Priest
Tue Sep 22, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday September 22nd 2015 (S73 P57)
Replies: 11
Views: 1165

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday September 22nd 2015 (S73 P57)

FLAPERON? Has come to the fore since MH370 but has it made its way into the dictionary yet?
by Richard Priest
Tue May 19, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Nottingham IV- Saturday 25th July 2015
Replies: 61
Views: 6053

Re: Countdown in Nottingham IV- Saturday 25th July 2015

I'll be there, payment to follow soon.
by Richard Priest
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday April 7th 2015 (S72 P62)
Replies: 17
Views: 1823

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday April 7th 2015 (S72 P62)

szodiac wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:Is it me or is Charlotte a geezer?
I was wondering the same thing.

Mauro
Me too.
by Richard Priest
Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 29th 2015 (S72 P19)
Replies: 13
Views: 1667

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 29th 2015 (S72 P19)

Yes good to see you James, and you were lucky being allowed to give the conundrum answer as an ex-contestant.I had my head bitten off for putting my hand up for an audience conundrum a few years ago which is why I no longer go to the studios. Wait, what? Given a choice of raised hands, I can unders...
by Richard Priest
Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday January 29th 2015 (S72 P19)
Replies: 13
Views: 1667

Re: Spoilers for Thursday January 29th 2015 (S72 P19)

Nice to see Robbo at the end there. :D DEUTERON in whatever round featured NATURED/DENATURE. Yes good to see you James, and you were lucky being allowed to give the conundrum answer as an ex-contestant.I had my head bitten off for putting my hand up for an audience conundrum a few years ago which i...
by Richard Priest
Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015
Replies: 133
Views: 15544

Re: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015

I'm going to have to pull out due to feeling lousy, suspected tonsillitis. Sorry Ben. Gutted, was looking forward to seeing people again. Brown stuff happens I guess.... :(
by Richard Priest
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015
Replies: 133
Views: 15544

Re: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015

Ben - are there any arrangements for lunch being provided or do we get our own from the shops?
by Richard Priest
Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015
Replies: 133
Views: 15544

Re: COLIN XI- Countdown in Lincoln, 24-25 January 2015

If anyone requires a lift I'll be driving from Stoke-on-Trent to Lincoln on the morning of the event, and returning fairly soon afterwards, my car can fit up to 5 although Dylan is already down for a lift home. Just PM me.
by Richard Priest
Wed Nov 26, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: SP01L3R5 4 W3DN35D4Y TH3 26TH 0F N0V3MB3R
Replies: 19
Views: 2034

Re: SP01L3R5 4 W3DN35D4Y TH3 26TH 0F N0V3MB3R

Well done Antionette. That conundrum should never have been allowed as she didn't declare. 'I was going to say collector but it's wrong isn't it' is a retraction not a declaration. Well, it was the word she buzzed in with, and she still said it. I don't see a problem with it. I too thought Nick was...
by Richard Priest
Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday October 16th 2014 (S71 P67)
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: Spoilers for Thursday October 16th 2014 (S71 P67)

Another planned CoEdi conundrum bites the dust :(
by Richard Priest
Sun Sep 21, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 17th 2014 (S71 P47)
Replies: 21
Views: 1371

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 17th 2014 (S71 P47)

Also just catching up due partly to holidays and partly to outside scaffolding disabling my Sky Plus :(

The conundrum brought back memories - http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_4623
by Richard Priest
Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday August 27th 2014 (S71 P34)
Replies: 13
Views: 1039

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday August 27th 2014 (S71 P34)

That conundrum was on the list for this year's CoEdi, same scramble so will have to go now :evil:
by Richard Priest
Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday June 24th 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1175

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday June 24th 2014

844 solution - ((7+5) x 7) x 10 + (100/25). Within the time too :o :D
by Richard Priest
Wed May 21, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: A Possible COBIR??
Replies: 15
Views: 4109

Re: A Possible COBIR??

I'd go for it :)
by Richard Priest
Wed May 14, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 13th 2014 (S70 P82)
Replies: 15
Views: 1135

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 13th 2014 (S70 P82)

szodiac wrote:
Tony Atkins wrote:Does anyone else find the way Sean agonises over the letter selection rather annoying?
Yes, it has been rather noticeable. The selections have not been that awful, surely :roll:

Mauro
He seems to be constantly wincing in pain for whatever reason.
by Richard Priest
Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 7th 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1082

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 7th 2014

Mrs Robinson, you WERE the weakest link yesterday. Goodbye.
by Richard Priest
Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN X- Countdown in Lincoln, 25th-26th January 2014
Replies: 216
Views: 23944

Re: COLIN X- Countdown in Lincoln, 25th-26th January 2014

Probably a bit late in the day to say this but if anyone wants picking up on the way on Saturday morning somewhere between Stoke-on-Trent and Lincoln PM me and I'll see what I can do.
by Richard Priest
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday December 13th 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 2903

Re: Spoilers For Friday December 13th 2013

Word on the street at CoEdi2 (which took place only a week or two prior to filming of the finals) was that the way the seedings were panning out, Jen was likely to play Callum and that he had improved a hell of a lot since filming his heats. Jen meanwhile did seem to be suffering from a crisis of co...
by Richard Priest
Sun Nov 17, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

Countdown recap for Saturday 2 November 2013 - CoEdi2 round 3. C1: Challenger Richard Priest. C2: Challenger Michelle Nevitt. DC: Mike Brown. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: L O S P S A D S A R02: S A W L B I Z E S R03: F E H A U N E N Y R04: 3, 2, 4, 8, 7, 25. Target: 202. R05: E K T F D E T P I...
by Richard Priest
Sun Nov 17, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

C1: Challenger Mike Brown. C2: Challenger Richard Priest. DC: Michelle Nevitt. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: T O I H I W A R Q R02: D G I V U Y R T A R03: B M S T E I O U D R04: 8, 10, 3, 5, 10, 25. Target: 730. R05: R E G V X E E R T R06: E A C N C A T S U R07: C A P I N E O R L R08: 4, 2, 8, ...
by Richard Priest
Sun Nov 17, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

Countdown recap for Saturday 2 November 2013 - CoEdi2 round 3. C1: Challenger Michelle Nevitt. C2: Challenger Mike Brown. DC: Richard Priest. R01: L B W A E E N F H R02: S L D A E I L J A R03: L N L E I U M I R R04: 8, 4, 5, 10, 9, 100. Target: 905. R05: S S P E I E Y R O R06: K F T A E E D P T R07:...
by Richard Priest
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

Countdown recap for Saturday 2 November 2013. C1: Challenger Nik Mackintosh. C2: Challenger Sheila Mann. DC: Richard Priest. R01: S V N O A E P T S R02: I A E P R Y J T S R03: S R W E A I T M O R04: 6, 5, 3, 8, 7, 25. Target: 704. R05: D K R O O I G D E R06: E U A F V S R F O R07: P S H E A I X L A ...
by Richard Priest
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

Countdown recap for Saturday 2 November 2013 - CoEdi 2 Round 2. C1: Challenger Richard Priest. C2: Challenger Nik Mackintosh. DC: Sheila Mann. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: C C T I V E T U R R02: D O X A U T N D B R03: C A W A R A I R S R04: 7, 3, 5, 1, 10, 50. Target: 279. R05: I L I B O L M E...
by Richard Priest
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

CoEdi 2 Round 2. C1: Challenger Sheila Mann. C2: Challenger Richard Priest. DC and RR: Nik Mackintosh. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: D Z J U E E T G T R02: Q H A W I L S H E R03: C I M A S E S T C R04: 8, 10, 1, 2, 7, 100. Target: 384. R05: F O R A N I U R D R06: P I N G U R U I D R07: T O V X ...
by Richard Priest
Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

Just as an aside - the OTWITDUET conundrum in the Anne v Graham game must have been one of Mike's conundrums that were for the games I was going to be involved in. Certainly wasn't one of mine.
by Richard Priest
Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

Countdown recap for Saturday 2 November 2013 - CoEdi2, first round. C1: Challenger Richard Priest. C2: Challenger Sheila Reid. DC and RR: Jen Steadman. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: B A R O M N G A Y R02: E T I T U Q I T U R03: P A L I M A E E X R04: 10, 7, 6, 25, 50, 100. Target: 911. R05: R A...
by Richard Priest
Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COEDI2 Recaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: COEDI2 Recaps

CoEdi 2 Round 1 C1: Challenger Sheila Reid. C2: Challenger Jen Steadman. DC and RR: Richard Priest R01: N Y S A E I D D S R02: L T G I O A S N I R03: R G H O U E R C R R04: 5, 10, 9, 9, 3, 75. Target: 535. R05: S J L E I I P O I R06: V S W O A E T C E R07: D H Z U E O P C U R08: 4, 6, 1, 8, 2, 3, . ...
by Richard Priest
Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Music
Replies: 193
Views: 22750

Re: Music

Gavin Chipper wrote: It's interesting that someone mentioned The JCB Song by Nizlopi - that more stands out for being impossibly boring, a bit like Ed Sheeran now.
Funny you should say that, Ed Sheeran actually counts Nizlopi (as well as Damian Rice) as one of his main musical influences.
by Richard Priest
Sun Nov 03, 2013 11:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Helen Grayson
Replies: 3
Views: 984

Re: Helen Grayson

Heard this off Mike B at CoEdi this weekend. Sad news :(
by Richard Priest
Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday October 15th 2013 (S69 P70)
Replies: 32
Views: 1974

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday October 15th 2013 (S69 P70)

Well done Mark, great performance.
by Richard Priest
Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday August 30th 2013 (Series 69 Prelim 38)
Replies: 16
Views: 1322

Re: Spoilers for Friday August 30th 2013 (Series 69 Prelim 3

I remember APOLUNES being controversially allowed a few years ago.

Well done Jen.
by Richard Priest
Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday June 27th 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1555

Re: Spoilers For Thursday June 27th 2013

I have to say I did think that was all a bit patronising towards Eileen at the end. The subtext was definitely "Well done for doing so well despite being so old at 75! Normally people have completely lost their marbles by the time they're 75, so good on you for still having some brain function left...
by Richard Priest
Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 24th 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1154

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 24th 2013

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Factoid: this is the first heat-final rematch in nearly three years. :ugeek:
I wonder when the last time was that 2 women have faced off in the heats then met again in the finals? If it's ever happened that is.Can't think it has ATM.
by Richard Priest
Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COHUD2 - Countdown In Huddersfield 2 - Saturday 6 July 2013
Replies: 78
Views: 19193

Re: COHUD2 - Countdown In Huddersfield 2 - Saturday 6 July 2

Anyone living anywhere between Stoke-on-Trent and Huddersfield need a lift?
by Richard Priest
Sun May 26, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Edinburgh 2 - Sat 2nd November
Replies: 83
Views: 18665

Re: Countdown in Edinburgh 2 - Sat 2nd November

The list of conundra is already compiled.Just hope not too many of them come up on the show between now and November.... :?
by Richard Priest
Sun May 12, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 18912

Re: Co:Leam - 28th September 2013

In hopefully.
by Richard Priest
Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 29th 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1201

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 29th 2013

I thought my TRULYANAL scramble from CoEdi was better ;)