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by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 486
Views: 24874

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who say "Thanking you" instead of "Thank you".
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 457
Views: 53584

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Not Countdown related, but thought this might be enjoyed anyway. Had a dream where I was quite insistent that my gender identity was a sunflower, and I was in a relationship with Noel Edmonds that seemed to consist of me having sex with other people in the back of his taxi and occasionally stroking...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

First room = filled. 30 spaces left. With over 2 months to go, it genuinely looks like this could 'sell out' - so if you don't want to miss out on a place, please don't procrastinate on signing up!

edit: .....*29 spaces left
edit 2: ........*28 spaces left
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)
Replies: 24
Views: 1315

Re: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)

The Hayfield house (several times) Maus' student digs Mark Murray Feel like I surely must have some others by now, but really can't think of any. A damning indictment of the wheelchair-unfriendly disablist homes in the Countdown community. You'd struggle to find somewhere more disablist than Tom's ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 384
Views: 24086

Re: Politics in General

by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EU Referendum
Replies: 176
Views: 7014

Re: EU Referendum

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:23 pm
- People complain about our contribution to the EU, but what we receive back in funding has stimulated the economies of some of the poorest parts of the UK, (especially Cornwall)
turkey votes for Christmas?
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 78
Views: 4313

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Now been to the cinema 3 times in the last month, having not gone at all in the previous year.

Lego Batman - Arnett's voice <3 Entertaining superhero rework. 7/10
Hidden Figures - THIS WAS SO, SO EXCELLENT. 9/10
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)
Replies: 24
Views: 1315

Re: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)

I should win this... Lauren Hamer (family home) Andy Platt (former residence) Ed McCullagh x2 (former & current residence) Dan McColm (family home) Lauren Hamer & Matt Bayfield Mark Deeks (family home & current residence) Callum Todd Mark Murray Matty Artell (student accommodation) Sophie & Joseph ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ways to improve your Countdowning skills...
Replies: 11
Views: 1472

Re: Best ways to improve your Countdowning skills...

In addition to the 10 Countmandments : GENERAL - Once you're at a 1600 rating on Apterous, stop playing Prune and start playing Prime. And then play humans occasionally so you remember that they miss gettable stuff. - A higher-rated mentor or even just a motivation buddy can be really helpful if som...
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome visitors! Please read this topic before registering.
Replies: 7
Views: 1218

Re: Welcome visitors! Please read this topic before registering.

please ensure that you use your real name Mark Zuckerberg has a lot to answer for. (I miss pre-facebook internet and its norms...) But having said that, it brings joy to my heart that the most active user here is called Gavin Chipper! :D Yeah, unfortunately for your crusade to prove how evil the mo...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

30 entries so far! There's room for 72 of you - if you know you're going, why wait to sign up? 8-) xoxo
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)
Replies: 24
Views: 1315

Re: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)

Sophie & Joseph Krol This one is the standout from your list. Anecdote please... I was staying at Tom's for CoLeeds last year and we had a few bevvies, some at Bradford Spoons and some at Bingley Spoons. We were trying to convince Sophie to come on the razz with us in Bingley Spoons but she got shy...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Your preferred format for CO-events
Replies: 33
Views: 1175

Re: Your preferred format for CO-events

Wow. That poll is brutal. Interestingly differs significantly from my findings - I did a survey about a year ago which received 43 responses - 53.5% in favour of Lincoln and 46.5% in favour of Bristol. 53.5% is an overwhelming majority these days. All events should henceforth be Lincoln style.
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)
Replies: 24
Views: 1315

Re: the Countdowner's Homes I've Been In game (CHIBIN)

I should win this... Lauren Hamer (family home) Andy Platt (former residence) Ed McCullagh x2 (former & current residence) Dan McColm (family home) Lauren Hamer & Matt Bayfield Mark Deeks (family home & current residence) Callum Todd Mark Murray Matty Artell (student accommodation) Sophie & Joseph K...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)
Replies: 14
Views: 324

Re: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

Mark Deeks
Ed McCullagh (at uni and at my family house)
Dan McColm
Callum Todd
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowners Outside Co:Event Meet-ups game (COCMEAT)
Replies: 41
Views: 864

Re: the Countdowners Outside Co:Event Meet-ups game (COCMEAT)

I assume that Friday night pub meet-ups before Co-events come under the 'Co-event' umbrella and so does staying at someone's house for a Co-event? In a vague chronological order: 1. Mark Deeks (First Countdowner I met! Various, including the first time at Tonbridge Angels v Bromley on New Year's Day...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 384
Views: 24086

Re: Politics in General

The last few months has been pretty insane for politics (particularly in the USA), but this manifesto (by a Stoke by-election candidate who has been arrested for it) is probably the most insane thing I've ever read . That's pretty amazing. Not decided what my favourite bit is yet. Probably either t...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 384
Views: 24086

Re: Politics in General

The last few months has been pretty insane for politics (particularly in the USA), but this manifesto (by a Stoke by-election candidate who has been arrested for it) is probably the most insane thing I've ever read.
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 457
Views: 53584

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Last night dreamt about CO:LON (being held in my primary school hall). Adam Gillard started dramatically announcing the finalists, which annoyed me because it was my event, and declared that Mark Deeks was in the final with 6 wins and 60 points in each game. (Mark looked grudgingly pleased about thi...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Feb 10, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2912

Re: FOCAL 2017

Forgot to post that the standings after Lincoln are available on the website ! See the current top 8 and have a look at the full standings spreadsheet. There's just over a week until Countdown in Bristol (18th February) - to confirm your buffet lunch, sign up by Monday! And don't forget our Northern...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: The Future Of Recaps
Replies: 15
Views: 1260

Re: The Future Of Recaps

The state of this subforum :(
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Breakfast
Replies: 57
Views: 2738

Re: Breakfast

If I have time and can be arsed, I'll make/devour one of: - eggs and chopped tomatoes with chorizo and chilli flakes - Lebanese scrambled eggs (with cumin and chilli) - fried eggs with pitta bread and onions (Massively craving eggs atm.) If I can be super arsed, Eggs Benedict, although poaching eggs...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Missing Co-event results - please help!
Replies: 15
Views: 1817

Re: Missing Co-event results - please help!

Matt Morrison wrote:
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:03 pm
She has no idea who won. I'm fairly sure Mark (here) or Phil (most likely via tweet) will remember more!
Mark definitely didn't remember and I don't think Phil did either.
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 3886

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Mary Tyler Moore's croaked it. One off Jim's list.
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Thread Of Random (for Marc)
Replies: 140
Views: 4514

Re: Thread Of Random (for Marc)

Done this with crying, but not pissing.
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XIII- Countdown in Lincoln, 28-29 January 2017
Replies: 87
Views: 4476

Re: COLIN XIII- Countdown in Lincoln, 28-29 January 2017

Mark Deeks wrote:
Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:33 pm
Did someone not at one point have a standardised set of decks made?
Dandy McPlatt had some made for CoLeam but I think that had a slightly 'kinder' distribution than on the show, and Callum made some for CoLeeds which I think followed the show's distribution. (I'll be doing the same for London.)
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 78
Views: 4313

Re: What films have you watched lately?

La La Land - Beautifully shot, funnier than expected. 8/10 Yeah, best film I've seen this year so far. The directors previous film Whiplash was great too I liked Whiplash, but didn't love it. JK Simmons is pretty awesome in everything I've seen him in though. Going to try and watch 52 new films thi...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 78
Views: 4313

Re: What films have you watched lately?

La La Land - Beautifully shot, funnier than expected. 8/10
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

Capacity for the definitely-booked room is 42; capacity for the potential second room is 30. Potential capacity of 72... but only if there's sufficient interest. I've got a month to make the decision about booking the second room. Let me know if you're interested, even if you're not sure yet if you ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2017 upgrade!
Replies: 36
Views: 1245

Re: 2017 upgrade!

Matt Morrison wrote:
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:45 pm
guys, all you need to do is refresh. if normal refresh doesn't work then hard refresh (CTRL-F5) - it's just the CSS is cached.
How do you do this on a) a phone and b) a Mac?
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 39
Views: 2488

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Ian Volante wrote:What platform?
PC.
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 39
Views: 2488

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Installed an emulator just so I could play this absolute gem from the past: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/StvRLx3TZG8/maxresdefault.jpg Once I remembered how to play it, I completed the game fairly quickly, but STILL. Everything about it brings back really happy nostalgic memories of playing it on my grand...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1817
Views: 98901

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Matt Morrison wrote:the affair dancer thing
Right. I suppose Jen's so into her celebrity gossip that she would just assume everyone would know about this stuff.
Or maybe everyone does know about this stuff except you. (Seriously though, it's pretty common knowledge.)
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Thread Of Random (for Marc)
Replies: 140
Views: 4514

Re: Thread Of Random (for Marc)

Also, most Indian restaurants just have crappy ice-cream puddings, but occasionally some do proper puddings like gulab jamun . And they're pretty good. I've never had them, but gulab jamun is in one of the cookbooks I got for Christmas! Bring a kitchen and all the necessary ingredients and tools to...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1817
Views: 98901

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Hello All, New to here. Been on Apterous a few months. Passed a CD audition in October. I am a teacher in Ireland though and my (amazing, but) inflexible holidays mean I have no idea when I'll be filming. None of my available dates up to the end of the Summer suit, so it could be a long time before...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 3886

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Oh yeah, I forgot to do this. Other people already snapped up a lot of the obvious ones so I've edited my original list. 1. Queen Elizabeth II (90) 2. Tiffany Trump (23) - of all the Trump kids, she seems to be the one he cares least about and probably has the least amount of security, so I can tota...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Thread Of Random (for Marc)
Replies: 140
Views: 4514

Re: Thread Of Random (for Marc)

I basically like all puddings that I can think of, except for stuff with crunchy meringues in or fruit salad (really boring and definitely not a real pudding). Favourites are generally homemade: my mum's chocolate/cherry trifle that we get every year at Christmas; salted caramel chocolate torte; cho...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Thread Of Random (for Marc)
Replies: 140
Views: 4514

Re: Thread Of Random (for Marc)

I have started playing scrabble on the MSA website/app and it is much better than EA in my honest opinion. It got me wondering why an app couldn't be developed for apterous or a simple countdown related game. I vaguely remember asking Charlie back in the day and I think at the time it couldn't be d...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Confectionery
Replies: 17
Views: 1093

Re: Confectionery

Don't really like sweets. I'll eat some of them if they're there but would never actively seek them myself. Used to eat an ungodly amount of sherbet on the way to school when I was 11, until my train 'buddies' staged an intervention and banned me from having any - I can't really face it since then. ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

Heather Styles wrote:Either way, the Old China Hand (the after pub for Comultilon) is very near the venue and has ping pong, darts and board games. Just a thought.
Oh yeah, I remember it. Will bear that in mind, cheers!
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2912

Re: FOCAL 2017

We've got some updates... - We're launching an initiative for 2017 called Bring A Buddy, to encourage attendees to bring along brand new players - be it their other half, their friends, family, work colleagues, total strangers... Basically, as long as that person/those people mention that you referr...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

Jennifer Steadman wrote:At the moment, I'm going to tentatively say it's 45.
1/3 full now... If you definitely want to be there and will definitely be free that day, sign up now to avoid disappointment later!
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

What does it have out of the usual Co-event joys; quiz machine, pool table, darts board? From memory it has none, although I could be wrong. Ideally I would've loved to have had those things, but London is hideous for finding a good, affordable venue. I looked for several months for a viable venue ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

You might have said somewhere already, but is there a specific cap on numbers? I have not. At the moment, I'm going to tentatively say it's 45. (So, like, it's over a quarter full already.) But I'm looking into the possibility of hiring their smaller second room as well to fit another 15-20 in. I d...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

Amazing response so far... 12 sign-ups in 3 days! People are keen, so if you're sure you're coming, don't delay - pay up sooner rather than later to ensure you don't miss out on the fun. You can be refunded at a later date if something even more pressing crops up. (It won't.)
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:LON:17 - Countdown in London 2017 (Saturday 6th May)
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

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

-WHAT?- With more than 70 Co-events under the community’s belt, you may have thought you’d seen and done everything… until now. Prepare for glitter, tiaras, #FashionWatch2k17 and aubergine emojis. And that’s just on me. But for those of you with a less glittery constitution, fear not: all the normal...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Dec 30, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 3886

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Anyone see about that hoax that the Queen had died last night? I'm holding off posting my list until 2017. Would've felt well smug for holding back if she'd croaked it before the end of the year.
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 486
Views: 24874

Re: People you shouldn't trust

My farts aren't generally that smelly. I think the vegetarian thing is a myth. And before you say it, so is the thing about not being able to smell your own farts. I imagine it must be really uncomfortable holding in your farts. Also I can't imagine they are all hold-in-able anyway. People fart in ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 486
Views: 24874

Re: People you shouldn't trust

I'm going add people that think holding in a fart is even a thing. Is it even doable? It's never occurred to me to try. Because I'm not a fucking maniac. Not sure if I trust you less for the fact that you claim you've never had to hold one in (genuinely unbelievable) or of the fact that, if somehow...
by Jennifer Steadman
Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 486
Views: 24874

Re: People you shouldn't trust

I'm going add people that think holding in a fart is even a thing. Is it even doable? It's never occurred to me to try. Because I'm not a fucking maniac. Not sure if I trust you less for the fact that you claim you've never had to hold one in (genuinely unbelievable) or of the fact that, if somehow...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 7864

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

The bikini thing isn't something that I necessarily remember her for, but it's something that a lot of people have talked about over the years, so it's something I'm more aware of because of that. So it's a big part of her fame for people who aren't Star Wars geeks, and it's your wide-ranging fame ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 7864

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

Anyway... Fisher as Princess Leia is infinitely more recognisable than Kenny Baker, obviously in part because you don't see his face, but also because Leia is a main character and, even more importantly, she's got several unique looks which are universally recognisable. Several? There's one though ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 7864

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

Well articulated Jim. And will Carrie Fischer make the top ten. I guess Star wars geeks would want it so but technically she was in three big movies and not much else really. Kenny baker was in six star wars films You can't use the number of Star Wars films as a metric here! It's four big movies an...
by Jennifer Steadman
Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 7864

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

Carrie Fisher!!! :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: Surely sneaks into the top 8 :(
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Dec 25, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 7864

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Jennifer Steadman wrote:George Michael! :o surely one for the top 8.
Yes. Just found this out myself too and came here to post that!
It definitely gets extra points for being totally unexpected and him being relatively young.
by Jennifer Steadman
Sun Dec 25, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who would be the biggest deaths?
Replies: 236
Views: 7864

Re: Who would be the biggest deaths?

George Michael! :o surely one for the top 8.
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Dec 24, 2016 8:23 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Crisps
Replies: 47
Views: 938

Re: Crisps

Anyway, why not just drink more? I could understand someone saying that they used to barely drink so they sort of adapted to it. But you've said that you don't drink much and you're permanently thirsty. So why not just drink more? It makes no sense. The more water I drink, the thirstier I get. I've...
by Jennifer Steadman
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Crisps
Replies: 47
Views: 938

Re: Crisps

I'm perma-dehydrated: used to see how long I could go without water as a competition with myself when I was a kid. I'm pretty sure I went a week once without having a drink (sounds completely impossible, but I had a lot of liquid in my food, mostly gravy with my dinner which I'd slurp up). Although ...
by Jennifer Steadman
Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Your preferred format for CO-events
Replies: 33
Views: 1175

Re: Your preferred format for CO-events

I vaguely remember being in a convo one year after COLIN (Can't remember who with or the year) talking about the possibilty of taking a "tactical defeat" in the first round to assure an easier draw for the rest of the day, and therefore possibly qualify for the final with 5 wins and a high total. T...