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by Thomas Carey
Wed May 29, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?
Replies: 103
Views: 26745

Re: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?

Phil H wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 8:43 pm
See below. In a way, it's not surprising, but in another way, it only hits home when you see it in black and white: Elliott got 97.5% of the available max, further ahead of the previous best than it was ahead of the previous 10th place.
I love when my stats randomly become relevant :D
by Thomas Carey
Mon May 27, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 27th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 89)
Replies: 23
Views: 1436

Re: Spoilers for Monday 27th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 89)

Fred Mumford wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 2:52 pm
Dylan fans
lol could you imagine

but yeh good stuff good stuff wdwdwd
by Thomas Carey
Mon May 27, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 27th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 89)
Replies: 23
Views: 1436

Spoilers for Monday 27th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 89)

46 points to tie with Dylan's highway ever octotal, 72 to get 1000, there's not really any higher targets because this is so unprecedented. His average has been over 132, so he'll probably get a few here. With a game in hand, he's beaten my octotal and indeed that of all but 8 people (wouldn't it be...
by Thomas Carey
Fri May 24, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 24th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 88)
Replies: 17
Views: 1522

Spoilers for Friday 24th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 88)

sources say that on 7 June, Elliott Mellor will replace Theresa May as highest scoring octochamp or something
by Thomas Carey
Thu May 23, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 1634

Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

who;s ready to see another episode of that kid (believed to be in his 20a) that, according to some shitrag, beat the previous highest winning margin of 21 points yesterday, and gEtS aLl HiS cOnUnDrUmS iN sEcOnDs elliott if you best my fastest time to get all 8 conundrums record i'll wallop you (you ...
by Thomas Carey
Wed May 22, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)
Replies: 25
Views: 1806

Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)

are we going to actually talk about the games of the community member currently airing, who is on track to break pretty much every record in countdown's 37 year history, or are we just going to get distracted by baiting some dumb kid again?

let's find out!
by Thomas Carey
Tue May 21, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84
Replies: 16
Views: 838

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84

Fiona is genuinely the best thing to happen to this community in the last month or so
by Thomas Carey
Mon May 20, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5147

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 1:26 pm
Forget this event, Co:Ell'shouse is clearly going to be way better.
You still wouldn't be able to find it.
by Thomas Carey
Mon May 20, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84)
Replies: 7
Views: 760

Spoilers for Monday 20th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84)

I was in the studio Elliott losses 230-220 to andy sc in this one x
by Thomas Carey
Fri May 17, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)
Replies: 52
Views: 2723

Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)

What will Elliott Mellor get up to today?
by Thomas Carey
Thu May 16, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)
Replies: 18
Views: 955

Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)

Elliott Mellor.

(also happy birthday jen and t-cap)
by Thomas Carey
Wed May 15, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5147

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 3:38 pm
It is on the Sunday Tom Carey
Ah whoops, I forgot I probably won't live that long. Does Friday work? Alternatively I can do Thursday before 3pm
by Thomas Carey
Wed May 15, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5147

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 1:53 pm
The date has been comfirmed for Sunday 18th August from 12:00 to 19:00 with format comfirmed in due course
I'm sorry, I can't make that day cause my granny will be ill. Can I play my games on the Sunday instead?
by Thomas Carey
Mon May 13, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 79)
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Spoilers for Monday 13th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 79)

I'm pretty sure it's still Sandra? Prepare for the storm.
by Thomas Carey
Thu May 09, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 9th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 441

Spoilers for Thursday 9th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 77)

Bunch of people seem to have birthdays today. Also Sandra's back. Beware of the storm.
by Thomas Carey
Wed May 08, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 8th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 76)
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Spoilers for Wednesday 8th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 76)

Sandra Pilson's pretty good. Prepare for the storm.
by Thomas Carey
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 30th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 70)
Replies: 7
Views: 505

Spoilers for Tuesday 30th April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 70)

Fiona's last game for a while! Join the apto show chat thing it's great
by Thomas Carey
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 195
Views: 61226

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

I happened to be the contestant in the Five Words, Five Grand section on The Dave Berry Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio this morning. You can see how I did here , go to 19:45. Good going. My first thought was baps :) To be honest, I have no idea how you got away with that third one! My answers: lo...
by Thomas Carey
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 1st April 2019 (series 80, prelim 49)
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Spoilers for Monday 1st April 2019 (series 80, prelim 49)

Not an April Fool - with 619 points, Steven breaks the long standing record for lowest octotal
by Thomas Carey
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th March 2019 (series 80, prelim 41)
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th March 2019 (series 80, prelim 41)

Cathy Summerside wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:22 pm
Thomas Carey wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:25 am
Well done to Maggie for being a downright legend. Also to Jane Basford for her win yesterday. She's back now.
Hi Maus - any chance you could change the year please? Not sure it'll let me do it. I thought this was one of those historic catch-ups :D
Whoops, sorry
by Thomas Carey
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th March 2019 (series 80, prelim 41)
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

Spoilers for Wednesday 20th March 2019 (series 80, prelim 41)

Well done to Maggie for being a downright legend. Also to Jane Basford for her win yesterday. She's back now.
by Thomas Carey
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 7141

Re: Countdown in London (CO:LON) 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Jennifer Steadman wrote:🚡
Aerial tramway solidarity <3
Jennifer Steadman wrote:OldBob1998
I'm ex forces, apologise immediately or wallops. Also rip me
by Thomas Carey
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)
Replies: 6
Views: 1202

Spoilers for Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)

Let's see if I can get the title right this time. Maggie's back!
by Thomas Carey
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 36)
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Spoilers for Wednesday 13th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 36)

Maggie has 4 strong wins right now which is awesome, she's very close in points to the other 4 winsers with a game in hand. Hope she wins another four tbh

(whoooops)
by Thomas Carey
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)
Replies: 7
Views: 1431

Spoilers for Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)

Maggie Barlow won closely yesterday, her turn now.
by Thomas Carey
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1922
Views: 187848

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

I have four children including identical twin boys of 18 and the older one went to Dock 10 for filming his show/s on Monday. He enjoyed every minute up there and I'll not spoil your fun but he's pleased with how it went overall. We met Brendan up there on both days and had a whale of a time. Now tr...
by Thomas Carey
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 7th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 32)
Replies: 5
Views: 990

Spoilers for Thursday 7th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 32)

John Ashcroft? Edward Ashcroft? Who knows. Either way, he's here again
by Thomas Carey
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 30)
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Spoilers for Tuesday 5th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 30)

Dinos has 813 points after 7 and thus probably won't make the 1000 club. He probably will octo, though, so let's watch him do that
by Thomas Carey
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Easy numbers rounds
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

Re: Easy numbers rounds

Me at the co:Ann2 final. Was like 7 behind going into the last numbers, Jen 6 smalls me but it's easy, we end round early and I thunderously cock up the solution by trying something dumb, Jen wins the event and goes on to solve hemipenis
by Thomas Carey
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 21)
Replies: 5
Views: 1031

Spoilers for Wednesday 20th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 21)

Dorcas did another win and thus makes it 13 consecutive wins for women. Depressingly, can anyone think of a longer such run? (I know most actual stats databases don't have gender).

Game 5 now
by Thomas Carey
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 20)
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Spoilers for Tuesday 19th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 20)

Dorcas game 4 woooootidusoaoaoatoattoztplzgpzghpucpcu
by Thomas Carey
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 18)
Replies: 1
Views: 967

Spoilers for Friday 15th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 18)

Dorcas Brown beat Misba yesterday. Her turn now.
by Thomas Carey
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 17)
Replies: 4
Views: 1155

Spoilers for Thursday 14th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 17)

Why am I still up?

Misba Sheikh has her fifth game now!
by Thomas Carey
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 12th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 15)
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Spoilers for Tuesday 12th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 15)

Misba Sheikh has two very closely fought wins. How will she get on today?
by Thomas Carey
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 13)
Replies: 6
Views: 1355

Spoilers for Friday 8th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 13)

Friday the 13th prelim wooooh spooky. Can Kerry win her 6th game? Idk probably
by Thomas Carey
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 11)
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

Spoilers for Wednesday 6th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 11)

Another closely fought win for Kerry! Can she keep this up? New filming day and all
by Thomas Carey
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 10)
Replies: 3
Views: 973

Spoilers for Tuesday 5th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 10)

Kerry Copland wins another fairly close game. Now it's her third game. Crazy how life works out
by Thomas Carey
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 31 January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 7)
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Spoilers for Thursday 31 January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 7)

What a month it's been.

Olwen Evans beat that guy yesterday so it's her turn in the champion's chair. Let's see how she does I guess
by Thomas Carey
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 30th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 6)
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Spoilers for Wednesday 30th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 6)

second game for Adam Davidson, what'll it be then lad


also it's episode 7000 hype hype hype
by Thomas Carey
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 29th January 2019 (series 80, prelim 5)
Replies: 8
Views: 1671

Spoilers for Tuesday 29th January 2019 (series 80, prelim 5)

First octochamp sorted. Two new contestants. Can we get another run like last series? Let's find out
by Thomas Carey
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who would you like to see get a second or third chance on Countdown ?
Replies: 38
Views: 7777

Re: Who would you like to see get a second or third chance on Countdown ?

Ian Volante wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:27 pm
Tanmay
I've tried to get him to by virtue of being mates with his sister. Not interested.
by Thomas Carey
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 23 January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 957

Spoilers for Wednesday 23 January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 1)

And breathe.

Series 80 :o

Brendan Whitehurst had a big old break and now it's his fifth game tune in or whatever idc
by Thomas Carey
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 17391

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

THE FINAL I called all but one game correctly, albeit with some shocking margins. Can't really go wrong there. (Tim in second called twelve, but was a lot less than a hundred behind...) 33 point win for Zarte, boom boom. At least he won the contest that mattered, I guess... Cheers for taking part, e...