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by David Barnard
Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol 28th February 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 4464

Re: CO Bristol 28th February 2015

I will send the money on the payday after edinburgh
by David Barnard
Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 9446

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Hi Mike, did you receive the £15 for me and my mum? (she's not playing, just eating and watching)
by David Barnard
Sat Oct 04, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 9446

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Paul can no longer make it, I'm afraid but I take it you received my payment (via his account). Look forward to seeing everyone there. :D Sorry your dad can't make it, Jack, but yes, received your PayPal payment with no problems. Hi Mike, me and my Mum will certainly be going, just got to wait unti...
by David Barnard
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (Other men) weeing in your toilet
Replies: 15
Views: 1528

Re: (Other men) weeing in your toilet

Depends if someone barges in and pisses in the toilet I'm in the middle of using, in that case, yes, I'd be pretty narked
by David Barnard
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: I'm not easily shocked...................
Replies: 38
Views: 2421

Re: I'm not easily shocked...................

Steven M. McCann wrote:There's going to be a lot of pissed off "winners" tonight! (Aug 13th)
All sorts of records have been smashed £15 for four balls! £105 for five balls! £8,211 for five balls plus the bonus!
The numbers were 5,9,11,20,23,30, Bonus 45.

Fuck sake, thought I could retire in my early 20's too
by David Barnard
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down for me too
by David Barnard
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 28421

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

The 16 who I think will get in (want would make this narcisistic as I'd love to play)

C Todd
D Taylor
J Steadman
M Murray
A Naylor
E Taylor
A Platt
A Fish
E Monaghan
P James
H Styles
R Boyle

The other 4, I honestly can't choose
by David Barnard
Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday August 7th 2014 (S71 P23)
Replies: 32
Views: 1515

Re: Spoilers for Thursday August 7th 2014 (S71 P23)

I think I should stress she was genuinely exhausted for this game, her 8th in a very long two days. That's very understandable. I was exactly the same after I played my 8th game, which was the 5th game of the day. Playing 5 games in one day under studio conditions can take its toll on anyone. Same ...
by David Barnard
Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: (Men) sitting down for a wee
Replies: 89
Views: 4688

Re: (Men) sitting down for a wee

Ok this topic has interested me so I thought it only fair to add my 2 pennys worth. I have always peed standing when at the toilet and an effective way to aim reliably is to stand fairly close to the bowl and use gravity to guide it into the bowl, the only thing that can disrupt the aim as said earl...
by David Barnard
Thu Aug 07, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November
Replies: 82
Views: 9446

Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Looks like my mum wants to go to edinburgh around about that time to look around so could kill 2 birds with one stone, put me down as likely.
by David Barnard
Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 28421

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

Given a free choice: Series 60: J Gough Series 61: R Taylor Series 62: O Garner Series 63: E Monaghan Series 67: P James, D Barnard Series 68: G Hutchings, A Platt Series 69: C Todd, D Taylor Series 70: M Murray, A Naylor Series 71: (two to three people) Standby list: S Pilica P Munday What about D...
by David Barnard
Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 28421

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

Fantastic news, hope it's a good one! And I'll look forward to seeing some great match ups and genuinely honoured that so many people have said they'd pick me so cheers :)
by David Barnard
Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 16th 2014 (S71 P11)
Replies: 8
Views: 839

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 16th 2014 (S71 P11)

Good game today I thought. Had optional too [as would everyone else if RR had put somebody's 'option' up on the board!], and mourner as an equaller in the muncher round. Also had biurnal near the beginning but it might be hyphenated ;) I'm pretty sure biurnal is invalid, binaural and diurnal are bo...
by David Barnard
Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday July 16th 2014 (S71 P11)
Replies: 8
Views: 839

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday July 16th 2014 (S71 P11)

PORTOLAN in round 10, and would anyone else be pretty naffed off if your opponent says he made a mistake only to be given a second chance and then solve it, I know he did have it but he did say 'and I'm out'
by David Barnard
Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Bir Kelime Bir İşlem (Turkish Countdown)
Replies: 7
Views: 1704

Re: Bir Kelime Bir İşlem (Turkish Countdown)

The joker would be good on countdown itself, would make for some more interesting words even if it was just for a special between 2 good players
by David Barnard
Sat Jun 28, 2014 6:37 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Practise Game (new member)
Replies: 9
Views: 1463

Re: Countdown Practise Game (new member)

Hi James, this is great, played 20 rounds with it and couldn't find any fault with the dictionary there
by David Barnard
Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Cheers for letting us know Charlie
by David Barnard
Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

What's gone wrong? Apterous has been down since yesterday morning. Is it teething problems with the new server?
by David Barnard
Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

It seems to only go down on monday mornings when everything updates, is there a link or is it the new server being installed?
by David Barnard
Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Classic Aptochat moments
Replies: 171
Views: 29540

Re: Classic Aptochat moments

http://www.apterous.org/chat.php?base=1402435467

I've linked this as it was about a 2 hour conversation, we had some good fun talking about random stuff
by David Barnard
Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Yeah looks like it's down for me too, hopefully it'll delete the shitty bot games though
by David Barnard
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: A Possible COBIR??
Replies: 15
Views: 3595

Re: A Possible COBIR??

James, this idea may not be dead if you find somewhere near the centre of birmingham that will let us host for a decent price. If you do find a place that is reasonably priced I would strongly consider attending as I live pretty close
by David Barnard
Wed May 28, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown Prize Money?
Replies: 12
Views: 1187

Re: Countdown Prize Money?

Not an addiction,Jack,just a keen interest! Besides, we live in an age where it's now possible to bet on virtually anything,"Strictly" "X Factor" "Big Brother" "I'm a Celebrity..." "Dancing on Ice" etc, so why not "Countdown"? I might go to some recordings and make a 10 way accumulator of the corre...
by David Barnard
Mon May 26, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Careful Adam or his balls might fry
by David Barnard
Wed May 21, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: CONUNDRUM game
Replies: 55
Views: 8002

Re: CONUNDRUM game

JackHurst wrote:
Mark Deeks wrote:FELLATING (again), VELVETEEN, SWEETVELD

MORRIBAKE
MORRICOPE
MORRIPEST
Importers reimports etc.

MORRIBAKE
MORRICOPE
RECTILPOO
COPROLITE

MORRIBAKE
MORRICOPE
GAYSMNUTS
by David Barnard
Wed May 21, 2014 12:01 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: I'm not easily shocked...................
Replies: 38
Views: 2421

Re: I'm not easily shocked...................

The lottery is awful. If you play it thinking you're going to win the jackpot at some point then dream on. You'd be better off going to the bookies and spending that money on a sport you know abit about
by David Barnard
Tue May 13, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Just tried to get into the game and it's down :(
by David Barnard
Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Inaccurate info on my wiki
Replies: 12
Views: 1579

Re: Inaccurate info on my wiki

Sorry to hijack, but roughly in the same topic: my wiki article says I've disappeared - which I had done, until January...now I've made a comeback - pretty please could this be reflected in the wiki? :) To be fair, your name never shows up on apterous so the apterous wiki may be right that you have...
by David Barnard
Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Inaccurate info on my wiki
Replies: 12
Views: 1579

Re: Inaccurate info on my wiki

Sorry to hijack, but roughly in the same topic: my wiki article says I've disappeared - which I had done, until January...now I've made a comeback - pretty please could this be reflected in the wiki? :) To be fair, your name never shows up on apterous so the apterous wiki may be right that you have...
by David Barnard
Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Looks like it could well be down
by David Barnard
Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:21 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Inaccurate info on my wiki
Replies: 12
Views: 1579

Re: Inaccurate info on my wiki

Hi Gary

All wiki information is true, I thought it wasn't until Zarte handed me his manifesto for the monster raving loony party sporting his rather convincing disguise of Jeremy Beadle that I was turned
by David Barnard
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Awards
Replies: 14
Views: 1651

Re: Apterous Awards

I'll start the nominations now, there's a few categories I don't want to answer due to being discriminating so I've omitted those > Best Maths Whizz - Callum Todd > Best Wordsmith (can be person who spot amazing word e.g. NAARTJIES) - Callum Todd > Best of Speed Conundrum - Callum Todd > Best of Ap...
by David Barnard
Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Awards
Replies: 14
Views: 1651

Re: Apterous Awards

I'll start the nominations now, there's a few categories I don't want to answer due to being discriminating so I've omitted those > Best Maths Whizz - Callum Todd > Best Wordsmith (can be person who spot amazing word e.g. NAARTJIES) - Callum Todd > Best of Speed Conundrum - Callum Todd > Best of Ap...
by David Barnard
Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Awards
Replies: 14
Views: 1651

Re: Apterous Awards

I'll start the nominations now, there's a few categories I don't want to answer due to being discriminating so I've omitted those > Best Maths Whizz - Callum Todd > Best Wordsmith (can be person who spot amazing word e.g. NAARTJIES) - Callum Todd > Best of Speed Conundrum - Callum Todd > Best of Apt...
by David Barnard
Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:44 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down for me also, only got a top golf course to play to pass the time, OH WELL!! :D
by David Barnard
Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2014 - Announcement
Replies: 27
Views: 2419

Re: Apterous World Cup 2014 - Announcement

Have a real photo of you that I can access either via Facebook or you emailing it to me. Haters gonna hate. Is this really so important that it's worth potentially excluding a fairly large portion of the userbase over? I'm with Innis here, I have a photo on facebook if that helps but don't load it ...
by David Barnard
Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:43 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: The Apterous handicap. Is it just me?
Replies: 23
Views: 1709

Re: The Apterous handicap. Is it just me?

Although it might be worth putting something giving your defence to clear your name as a few are quite suspicious
by David Barnard
Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: The Apterous handicap. Is it just me?
Replies: 23
Views: 1709

Re: The Apterous handicap. Is it just me?

Ok I've looked on your recapped games and haven't found any excluded games which is quite weird for a deactivated account. So for now I take back my comments. Personally I disapprove of cheaters, in fact I despise them and think it's rather pathetic to cheat at a game where there is no personal gain...
by David Barnard
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:18 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: The Apterous handicap. Is it just me?
Replies: 23
Views: 1709

Re: The Apterous handicap. Is it just me?

If you do better in front of the TV then you must max game after game as I remember you went through a terrific improvement didn't you? Ay, ay?
by David Barnard
Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

For fuck sake, yes it's down
by David Barnard
Wed Feb 19, 2014 2:34 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: C4C is a bit dead?
Replies: 15
Views: 1147

Re: C4C is a bit dead?

Well then let's debate. True or false - tall people should get paid more because they have to spend more to live normal lives, on things such as food, water bills for washing, custom made freaky clown shoes, etc. False. They get better views of everything and, despite this, push to the front at gig...
by David Barnard
Sun Feb 16, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Yep down here too
by David Barnard
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Appears to be down here although I'm just trying to access the homepage with my phone so it might be different
by David Barnard
Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: The Hangover- The Poll
Replies: 26
Views: 3373

Re: The Hangover- The Poll

That could well have been my first and last COLIN, not because of the event but the transport issues (you did a great job Ben) but if I go to another one I would very much like to see another one. I didn't do as well as I'd have liked to on saturday so it was nice to know there was a chance to have ...
by David Barnard
Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:43 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Countdown Desk Calendar
Replies: 24
Views: 3193

Re: Countdown Desk Calendar

I've got it. Trying to work out if all the puzzles are just recycled again. Last year's was a joke, the first few weeks in January were the same as the previous year's December, and even then throughout the rest of the year you're like "this looks familiar". Fucking pathetic tbh, it's not difficult...
by David Barnard
Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: 1001-2000 most common maxes, and so on
Replies: 8
Views: 1237

Re: 1001-2000 most common maxes, and so on

Although if you really do want a list of semi obscure lists I can aptomail you the list I'm working on and an anagram form of them to test yourself on but I'm trying to learn obscurities so they'll be pretty tough but it's there if you want it
by David Barnard
Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: 1001-2000 most common maxes, and so on
Replies: 8
Views: 1237

Re: 1001-2000 most common maxes, and so on

Let me be honest here without trying to be harsh, I have a feeling that you may be overthinking all of this, as Graeme said the lower down the list you go the less likely a word is to come up so the top 1000 really is all you really need to know (at least one of these words comes up as a max each ga...
by David Barnard
Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Generous odds on a female?
Replies: 39
Views: 4415

Re: Generous odds on a female?

What is this touchy words thing? Is it like countdown? I might give it a go if it uses the same dictionary although if it doesn't I won't as it will probably fuck up my game
by David Barnard
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Here, have some rounds while Apterous has died.
Replies: 2
Views: 652

Re: Here, have some rounds while Apterous has died.

Got 71 on that, here's a few tough conundrums

HOPYYELNG
HHTTCCOKE
TPEYHCAER
CHAVISTER
MUYUHPSBL
PISKILLNI
KLLECASHS
MONIKEROA
ROLEMAADM
TOPTYMESA
by David Barnard
Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

I blame Jas Singh -SSINGH +VA
by David Barnard
Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Went down I think just now
by David Barnard
Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN X- Countdown in Lincoln, 25th-26th January 2014
Replies: 216
Views: 21862

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

Mark Deeks wrote:Oh so YOU'RE who I caught this bastard of a cold from, David.
Nah, I don't have a cold, I'm not ill
by David Barnard
Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN X- Countdown in Lincoln, 25th-26th January 2014
Replies: 216
Views: 21862

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

Just got back home, cheers Ben for putting on a great event and I'm sure it was enjoyed by all, congrats to Jack on Saturday and Dylan today, great standard of play and it was great to meet some new faces, especially James R, Callum, Dylan and many others. I'll certainly be making an effort to come ...
by David Barnard
Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the news
Replies: 217
Views: 30272

Re: Countdown in the news

I bet Dylan is absolutely thrilled knowing that everyone who reads that article now knows that he's autistic, I know if my mental disorders were made public in that sort of way I'd be pretty fucked off as a lot of other apterites that are in the same boat
by David Barnard
Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Final Preparations
Replies: 15
Views: 1230

Re: Final Preparations

Enjoy it, you're bound to be nervous on the day but don't take it too seriously, if you do you time goes really quickly and you miss the experience and the object of it is to have fun. There's no big prizes, just a set of dictionaries and a laptop, that's the beauty of it. Enjoy the banter, crack th...
by David Barnard
Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 443
Views: 70764

Re: Is Apterous down?

Same here James, time for darts
by David Barnard
Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 10th 2014 (S70 P5)
Replies: 107
Views: 3388

Re: Spoilers for Friday January 10th 2014 (S70 P5)

Dave Preece wrote:I'm surprised Callum hasn't been on yet, sucking off Jen and all the other do-gooders!

How crude
by David Barnard
Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bounteous aptominichallenge
Replies: 16
Views: 1442

Re: Bounteous aptominichallenge

Gavin Chipper wrote:Perfect bullet mocktorun is long overdue.
*makes flashing arrow with the words 'this way Conor'*
by David Barnard
Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 3812

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

I'm deeply upset I haven't received a nomination yet, so I suggest opening a new category called twat of the year on apterous
by David Barnard
Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:39 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Five vowel selection
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: Five vowel selection

Depends on your strengths and weaknesses, most of my fancy words are vowel heavy like THIOUREA etc etc although I have taken to choosing 3 vowels, I'll get some stats from apterous and share them in here for your digestion