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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: 597

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: 597

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: 6
Views: 2203

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: 740

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: 796

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: 957

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: 1916
Views: 173707

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: 648

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: 626

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: 544

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: 734

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: 633

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: 799

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: 888

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: 706

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: 0
Views: 491

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
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 13)
Replies: 6
Views: 1047

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: 916

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: 781

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: 1106

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: 970

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: 1253

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: 5678

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: 763

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: 14131

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...
by Thomas Carey
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)
Replies: 33
Views: 2988

Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)

It was only fitting that the two most chantable-at players made the final. (Also, I totally called this one). If you follow Zarte on Twitter, you might have seen that none of the last three CoC winners won their series. Can ZARTE SIEMPRE put an end to this nonsense? Having run over a bunch of random...
by Thomas Carey
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

TOM AND BRADLEY AGAIN BUT THIS TIME THE OTHER GUY WIN WOOOOOH SPOOKY ALSO DUNK DUNK ETC The Tim is dead. Long live the... me?! After the big scoring system debacle (I'll post standings with the other system also, but they won't count) and an even bigger COLIN, we have this thing again. And we finall...
by Thomas Carey
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 21 January 2019 (COC XV, SF 2)
Replies: 9
Views: 1252

Spoilers for Monday 21 January 2019 (COC XV, SF 2)

BRADLEY HORROCKS

TOM CHAFER-COOK

SERIES 77 FINAL REMATCH

LET'S GOOOOOOOOOOOO



(8 of 9 people who predicted this SF guessed a win for Tom)
by Thomas Carey
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

Ah, I've only just noticed that incorrect predictions have been interpreted as a scale rather than a number... is this right? For instance, Jen's predicted a 17-point win for Stephen against 'Maus, but there's an argument to say this should be interpreted as "2 away + incorrect result" (36 pts), no...
by Thomas Carey
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

PHILIP VS ZARTE AGAIN AGAIN SMH CHANNEL 4 GET SOME NEW MATERIAL Yeah, 'everyone' predicted their group of death candidate to win here. -75s causing some issues. Enjoy COLIN, everyone!! Position Name Prediction Opponent Points Total Points 1 Tim Down ZS (9) JW 36 610 2 Thomas Carey ZS (23) PA 50 579 ...
by Thomas Carey
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 18th January 2019 (COC XV, SF 1)
Replies: 19
Views: 2607

Spoilers for Friday 18th January 2019 (COC XV, SF 1)

Martin Hurst Acolyte Spoilers for Thursday 1st March 2018 Report this post Quote Post 01 Mar 2018, 08:04 Philip Aston v Zarte Siempre! Even more exciting than a snow day at work! Very interested to see what happens if it goes to a crucial..... :) Ray Wilding Enthusiast Spoilers for Friday 22nd June ...
by Thomas Carey
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 3053

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:03 pm

Awesome game both, really fun to watch (who won the rock paper scissors overall?). Terrific sports both of you.
Rock paper scissors was tied (WDDL from my perspective). Since we had a rematch here after I'd won, I think it's only fair we get more goes at the countdown...
by Thomas Carey
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 3053

Re: Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Anyway, thanks everyone! Will say more when not on my mobile with fat thumbs.
What he said but without the thumbs. My thumbs are top class. Cheers for all the love/support, am very happy with that game <3
by Thomas Carey
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

THAT GAME Cheers for all the support! Most people guessed something with a smaller margin that the 28 given how close everything was meant to be because nobody could have predicted that ninefest. Scores were pretty much divided between about 40 and the -75 fest for the Paul vs Stephen predictors. Bl...
by Thomas Carey
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 3053

Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)

Deep in a dingy century old student accommodation in the heart of Cambridge, a strange man is currently shuffling down some old stone stairs to go and do a wee. A floor above, I sit in my room, missing my first lecture of term, typing this and eating his chocolate buttons. That man is the great and ...
by Thomas Carey
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

TASS vs YET ANOTHER TOM 50 point win for Tom means that everyone got the winner but only Robbo didn't lose margin points. Pretty standard stuff. Cheers maus Position Name Prediction Opponent Points Total Points 1 Tim Down TCC (15) MT 26 530 2 Thomas Carey TCC (17) MT 28 480 3 Eoin Jackson TCC (24) M...
by Thomas Carey
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 16th January (COC XV, QF 3)
Replies: 10
Views: 1303

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 16th January (COC XV, QF 3)

Yep. Everyone said Tom to win, but Tass has been known to cause upsets against Toms before...
by Thomas Carey
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

cow gets MASHED by BRADLEY'S HORROCKS a SECOND TIME 3 point victory for our Bradley! Most people thought it was going to be Bradley vs Ann, but sadly that wasn't to be, so some of the results got bashed around a bit. We also got the first of many -75 scores, but the low winning margin generally mean...
by Thomas Carey
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 15th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 2)
Replies: 8
Views: 1256

Spoilers for Tuesday 15th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 2)

Series 77 semi final grudge match! John Cowen vs delightfully dunkable Bradley Horrocks!!! Everyone relevant said Bradley to do it again, let's see if they're right?
by Thomas Carey
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

JONATHAN I STILL HAVE YOUR JUMPER I'LL GIVE YOU IT AT COLIN also PHILIP IS BACK AGAIN Eoin, myself: take a bow. Very surprised nobody else expected this, Philip's bloody good. Hopefully the opponent column is self explanatory, it'll become more interesting later. The 18 point win for Philip had one ...
by Thomas Carey
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 14th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 1)
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

Spoilers for Monday 14th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 1)

Will Jonathan Wynn? Will Philip Aston-ish? Will I actually manage to post something decent? All this and more will be revealed in this, the FIRST COC QUARTER FINAL. Predictions: 88.24% of you thought Jonathan would win, with Philip getting the rest of the votes. Can't really do margins anymore becau...
by Thomas Carey
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019
Replies: 59
Views: 23645

Re: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019

More on the seedings: there's another very strong player whose name isn't on the list yet but who will almost certainly enter and will almost certainly end up in pot C. There's a spare COLIN XIII hangover mug for anyone who guesses who. :-) Tom Carey. as if I got beaten to myself :( enjoy your mug
by Thomas Carey
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

It’s in the OP. The OP reads like ESL. There's something about a -75, but it's not explained. Also, with the margins scoring, it says there is an extra 1pt added per number closer than 10pts out, but in the given example, it seems some sort of exponential method is used... Since you predicted Paul ...
by Thomas Carey
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

who lives in a pineapple under the sea? PHILIP ASTON vs true English patriot NOEL MCILVENNY As we saw, Philip won by 14, just 0.71 above the average margin. Most of the rest is the same as the last couple - me guessing a stupidly high margin, Graeme going dreadfully wrong, etc. Jen gets the 5th bang...
by Thomas Carey
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH [...] BRADLEY HORROCKS vs andrew macleod 78 points. 78 fucking points. What the hell was I thinking. You let me down here, Bradley. Imagine getting negative points with a correct winner. Absolute shambles. Smh. Actual result was 24, very close to the average of just over 26, which...
by Thomas Carey
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

THE LESS INTERESTING SERIES WINNER BATTLE Tom won this by 40, way up from the average guess of just over 21. This is a nice cool multiple of 5, and people like to guess them for some reason which made data entry pretty neat. Most people actually lost margin points for not thinking he'd win by that m...
by Thomas Carey
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 14131

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

Sorry about the wait. Had all the data on my laptop, only put the ones I thought I needed on my phone and ended up extending a day trip into 5 days. From now on they'll all be posted on time. Anyway, without further ado, the big one. SMALL PAUL VS OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOH ZARTE SIEMPRE As I said on the ot...
by Thomas Carey
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th January 2019 (COC XV, Game 8)
Replies: 10
Views: 1924

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th January 2019 (COC XV, Game 8)

94% predicted Philip, average 13.29 points, highest predictions 38 to Philip and 45 to Noel.
by Thomas Carey
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th January 2019 (COC XV, Game 8)
Replies: 10
Views: 1924

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th January 2019 (COC XV, Game 8)

Been one hell of a day, sorry. Will have everything updated tonight.
by Thomas Carey
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 10th January 2019 (COC XV, game 7)
Replies: 13
Views: 1852

Spoilers for Thursday 10th January 2019 (COC XV, game 7)

    Now for the guys who lost to yesterday's winners. 77's dunky dunky Bradley Horrocks Vs 75's not from Glasgow as Nick originally said Andrew MacLeod.

    94% of you said Brad. Average 26.11. i said 78. Come on lad