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by Lesley Jeavons
Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 29th April 2015 (Series 72, Prelim 75)
Replies: 3
Views: 1041

Re: Wednesday 29th April 2015 (Series 72, Prelim 75)

Long time replying to this James (I didn’t know the forum still existed until George mentioned on facebook) but just to clear up so you can edit. Sue Picken is my cousin’s step-Mum / my Uncle’s wife. Married to my cousin’s Dad, Charles Picken, another former contestant. Though he’s my Uncle I don’t ...
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday December 8th 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1329

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday December 8th 2010

First numbers

3x4=12

50+7+4= 61

61x12=732
-10

=722
by Lesley Jeavons
Mon Oct 11, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday October 11th 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1452

Re: Spoilers For Monday October 11th 2010

Last numbers
(75-25) x (7-4)
-9
x 7
= 987
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday July 21st 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1819

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday July 21st 2010

3rd numbers:
(50+7)x(25-9)
+ 6 + 1
= 919
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday July 20th 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1368

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday July 20th 2010

(5x6) - 1 = 29 x
4 x 4
shoul've said first! :oops:
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday July 20th 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1368

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday July 20th 2010

Not been here for ages!
1st numbers - (29 x 16) - 6
by Lesley Jeavons
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 5th October
Replies: 52
Views: 2665

Re: Spoilers for Monday 5th October

Diff way from Rachel in time
5 x 7 x 25
- (8/4) x 5
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Blink and you'll miss me in Madonna's Celebration
Replies: 4
Views: 626

Re: Blink and you'll miss me in Madonna's Celebration

Yes, just out a week or so ago. I thought I was going to be in the actual single video, but then last minute we found out there were two versions. This is a bugger as I was hoping to be on Madonna's Greatest Hits DVD out next week, but it's the other version that will be on it! Grrr. But, I've found...
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Blink and you'll miss me in Madonna's Celebration
Replies: 4
Views: 626

Blink and you'll miss me in Madonna's Celebration

Hi everyone Hope all are doing well. I don't have too much time for in here since running my Rosemary Conley classes, but hope the place is as friendly and inviting as ever. :-p I just thought I'd share my one wee second of fame with you. Madonna's Celebration video has two versions - one with her d...
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday September 23rd 2009
Replies: 50
Views: 2374

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday September 23rd 2009

alt numbers (2x10) + 9 + 100 = 129
8-5 = 3

129 x 3 = 387 (got in time)
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th September 2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3072

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th September 2009

Jon Corby wrote:It's not Lesley. 1 away is the best you can get. Jeffrey did 937, and 939 is also achievable.
Thanks. I only give up once I hear from one of you - if you say it's impossible then I believe it is. :-)
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Sep 18, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th September 2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3072

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th September 2009

Is the third numbers possible? 1-3-4-5-6-100 - 938

thanks ~ L x
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday September 15th 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1444

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday September 15th 2009

Michael Wallace wrote:After trying for a bit I gave up, turns out it's unsolvable. The best you can manage is 1 away.
Thanks. I'll give up, like I did with the first then. ;)
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday September 15th 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1444

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday September 15th 2009

Thanks Clive and Michael for the first numbers solution. :-)
Did anyone manage the third? 1.5.5.6.75.100 - 218
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wed 17 June 2009 [Series 60 1st SF]
Replies: 114
Views: 5360

Re: Spoilers for Wed 17 June 2009 [Series 60 1st SF]

Today's game was AMAZING! :D What an absolute thrill to watch. My heart was actually racing during the last three rounds as I really felt for you both. You are both such lovely and talented players - I didn't want either of you to lose. Well done Kirk :D , and Neil to you too - very worthy second pl...
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wed 17 June 2009 [Series 60 1st SF]
Replies: 114
Views: 5360

Re: Spoilers for Wed 17 June 2009 [Series 60 1st SF]

(4x8) + 100 = 132
x 7

Dunno who I want to win - soooo many fab players!
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Jun 03, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday, 3rd June
Replies: 32
Views: 2199

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday, 3rd June

4x4
+75
x 8
+3
= 731
by Lesley Jeavons
Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Hello, I'm still here...
Replies: 4
Views: 969

Hello, I'm still here...

... as if you care! :P Just wanted to say a little 'hi' to all, and I hope you're all doing well. :D I'm not up to date in here and have only been dipping in and out reading snippets because I have been really busy setting up my own business! I've bought my local Rosemary Conley franchise and launch...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th April
Replies: 58
Views: 4515

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th April

Oops sorry other folks as we've gone way off topic, but at least our current winning contestant won't mind. ;) if a doughnut contains non free range eggs that's not classed as veggie, by Veg Soc definition. That sucks, I'm not sure the Vegetarian Society has (or should claim to have) jurisdiction ov...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Apr 14, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th April
Replies: 58
Views: 4515

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th April

Yeah doughnuts are / aren't vegan depending on if they have eggs and / or milk in them. Unfortunatley for me the Coop ones are vegan again. :roll: ;) I would guess that most doughnuts sold in the UK would be veggie, as cooking in animal fat has declined. Mind you, it depends on what you define as 'v...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th April
Replies: 58
Views: 4515

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th April

at least (IMO) it was to a vegan! ;) Hold the phone, he's a vegan? Can see the lettuce diet works for him *snigger snigger*. Sorry if this has been commented on before! I know! But some of us vegans have allowed ourselves to get a bit porky in our time, just to prove we're not wasting away! Curse y...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Radio Times
Replies: 16
Views: 1660

Re: New Radio Times

Thanks Phil. I've seen that episode many times, but usually whilst cooking. Must watch on the DVD and give it my full attention!
by Lesley Jeavons
Mon Apr 13, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Radio Times
Replies: 16
Views: 1660

Re: New Radio Times

@ Jennifer: Oops, just as well you pointed it out - I read RT almost cover to cover but didn't see it tucked away with the solutions.

@ Phil: My observation skills are obviously slipping. I'm a fan of The Simpsons and yet I don't recognise the fab line - which series / episode is it from?
by Lesley Jeavons
Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th April
Replies: 58
Views: 4515

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th April

Was good to see you today Clare, espec as we've followed your excitement since you joined the forum. :D I thought you came across really well and lovely, and well if you had to lose, at least (IMO) it was to a vegan! ;)
by Lesley Jeavons
Sat Apr 11, 2009 9:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Thurs 9 April Spoiler Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 1951

Re: Thurs 9 April Spoiler Thread

Kirk Bevins wrote:I got the numbers the same way as Lesley.
I can die a happy woman and have "I can do it like Kirk" on my tomb. :D Who needs IQ tests or to go on the show, this is good enough for me! ;)
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday, 10th April
Replies: 13
Views: 1658

Re: Spoilers for Friday, 10th April

Well done, Adam. Just came in to post same solution (though I did get it out of time).
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Thurs 9 April Spoiler Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 1951

Re: Thurs 9 April Spoiler Thread

(3x8)-1
x5
x7
-3
=802
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 3rd April 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1824

Re: Spoilers for Friday 3rd April 2009

9-6 +2
x 25
-7
x 8
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers, Thursday 02/04/09
Replies: 20
Views: 1535

Re: Spoilers, Thursday 02/04/09

Got the third numbers same was as Rachel, and noticed it's a similar way to get the target when I do 'swapsies' when I took the third set of numbers - 2.2.4.7.8.25 to get the second target - 651: (4x25)-7 x (8-(1/1)) I guess it's because both targets are seven times tables, but I notice quite often ...
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 25th Match
Replies: 32
Views: 1912

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 25th Match

You ARE popular! :-) No ta, don't need them today as was home thankfully. Any time I can return the favour...
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 25th Match
Replies: 32
Views: 1912

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 25th Match

Thanks for texting me the numbers, Matt. *kiss* When you said that Phil gave you the missing round 'cause he loves you, I didn't realise to what extent you were sharing your love in here! ;-) Love and nakedness - cool! 8-)
by Lesley Jeavons
Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Home Educators Eat Babies!
Replies: 35
Views: 1675

Re: Home Educators Eat Babies!

Indoor flush toilets are hard to beat for efficiency and cleanliness, although I have heard of eco toilets which recycle the waste. Each to their own, but not really my cup of tea. Showering more often than bathing, sharing bath water, and using washable sanitary protection, is as green as I care t...
by Lesley Jeavons
Sat Mar 21, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: -FUNNY- Jokes
Replies: 34
Views: 1739

Re: -FUNNY- Jokes

I first heard this joke at the end of an episode of The Vicar of Dibley and I was young enough not to notice the where's/wears ambiguity. I still 'got it', I just figured it had just slipped up there rather inadvertently, rather than deliberately, as the ambiguity suggests. Ah, I'm one step closer ...
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown to oblivion...........
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: Countdown to oblivion...........

Nice, thanks for sharing D. :D I espec like the pic where it looks like Jeff's drink's on fire! :shock: :lol:
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1930
Views: 262036

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Welcome newbies, and especially Davey. :D I'm Scottish but have never heard of Lesmahagow so googled maps, and oops, I'll have passed on the M7 on many occassion. :oops: At first I thought you were just doing a play on words of Les Mckeown. :lol: Look forward to your episode(s). (Don't tell us - it'...
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: GAN(D/G)ISEE(G/D)
Replies: 35
Views: 2233

Re: GAN(D/G)ISEE(G/D)

Worrying about a thing like that is a bit like seeing Toy Story and going, "well, toys can't talk, this is rubbish". A friend of mine went to see Lord of the Rings and dismissed it as "totally unrealistic". I was a bit like that with the Sandman in Spiderman 3. I totally believe while watching the ...
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ghosts?
Replies: 157
Views: 10401

Re: Ghosts?

Jon, did your contribution have to be so curt? :| Rosemary, Charlie and Roxanne's contributions have given me serious food for thought without ridiculing me (or George). I'm not expecting them to explain everything - this is a forum, where we discuss things with others which can help to put another ...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ghosts?
Replies: 157
Views: 10401

Re: Ghosts?

But for complete victory, you have to explain, using your superior knowledge, and never been within miles of the house, why Kathleen Groeger, after just a few days moving into my old flat, should scream at me in the garden, " I know why you moved out of that Fucking flat and into the one that I sho...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Series 47 episode 6
Replies: 1
Views: 545

Re: Series 47 episode 6

Tom wrote:After 2 very close victories there was again, no time for a break as I took on Terry Thomas in the third recording of the day.
What was Terry Thomas like? Was his famous namesake mentioned? If yes, did it make him groan?
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Mastermind
Replies: 72
Views: 5194

Re: Mastermind

Anyway never heard anyone compliment the shape of someone's eyes, that's awesome! The whole package or just the actual eyeballs? heh The shape of the sockets. Almond shaped, which are considered by some to be the most attractive. Quick education on eye shapes (and how to enhance them with make up i...
by Lesley Jeavons
Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Mastermind
Replies: 72
Views: 5194

Re: Mastermind

Oh forgot to say got round to watching this on catch up... Well done, Ian. :D

You came over as a lovely chap...and can I say in a non-predatory, non-sexist way that your eyes are a lovely shape from that side angle. :)
by Lesley Jeavons
Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Leeds - The Final Countdown?
Replies: 80
Views: 7457

Re: Leeds - The Final Countdown?

ITV Yorkshire studios are closing down, that's a certainty and cannot be prevented. The majority who work there will, unfortunately, lose their jobs, hence the 192 redundancies. The production team on Countdown, myself included, have been told that we are to shoot the show in Manchester, which is f...
by Lesley Jeavons
Sun Mar 15, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ghosts?
Replies: 157
Views: 10401

Re: Ghosts?

Wey hey, George and Jimmy, you know the game too.

Yes, Fred is a goldfish, and Tom...





... is a cat. :D
by Lesley Jeavons
Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ghosts?
Replies: 157
Views: 10401

Re: Ghosts?

Thanks for responding, with some theories. :D Noone's commented on my post. So how would you explain (anyone!) how I saw a woman in the room that noone else did? And I wasn't in a semi-conscious state - I was awake, at an afternoon party, and didn't realise she was a ghost until another day when I f...
by Lesley Jeavons
Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ghosts?
Replies: 157
Views: 10401

Re: Ghosts?

So there really is no serious debate about the existence of ghosts. But serious debate about why some people (including yourself) believe so passionately that they saw such things... now, that's interesting. Noone's commented on my post. So how would you explain (anyone!) how I saw a woman in the r...
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The irony of Round 1
Replies: 12
Views: 1066

Re: The irony of Round 1

Martin Smith wrote:An American who doesn't understand the definition of irony? I guess I should start looking out for a Scotsman who's good with money next....
Ach, whit wis aw tha' aboot racism?! ;)
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How to keep yourself entertained for hours
Replies: 17
Views: 1895

Re: How to keep yourself entertained for hours

Matt, last week it's Phil, this week it's Charlie. You're such a fickle boy! :P
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Carol on The Apprentice
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Carol on The Apprentice

I was pleased to see Carol on our screens too. :D And I loved that she did some quick sums on a couple of occassions too while the others tried to add up. :lol: More tomorrow night I think... I thought the boys idea was great too. I couldn't see the problem with the costs of 50 moulds to make them. ...
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Production Team: The Showdown
Replies: 40
Views: 2988

Re: Countdown Production Team: The Showdown

D Eadie wrote:Everyone knows how to run the show, so it would seem. :mrgreen:
ROFLMAO! :lol:
by Lesley Jeavons
Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Save Our Studios
Replies: 53
Views: 3671

Re: Save Our Studios

Done, and posted a link to it in my MySpace, facebook and bebo profiles too. *fingers crossed*
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Mar 11, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How to keep yourself entertained for hours
Replies: 17
Views: 1895

Re: How to keep yourself entertained for hours

I can't remember, Hannah. There was someone saying something to Charlie recently and someone else said it was a come on if ever there was one. That's vague (and I can't be bothered checking) - need to get a job on a tabloid with the concrete facts I've just used to back my comments up. ;)
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: "Frustrated by the programme marginalising her sexuality."
Replies: 223
Views: 15330

Re: "Frustrated by the programme marginalising her sexuality."

There is an interesting (well, relatively interesting) discussion about it here . Just read the link. ""Did used to" is also considered non-standard English. In a formal document, I would avoid it -- but not by using "did use to" instead. Rather, I would prefer to reword it altogether and avoid the...
by Lesley Jeavons
Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:04 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Bristol auditions 18th march
Replies: 37
Views: 2336

Re: Bristol auditions 18th march

Good luck to all of you who've attended / are attending auditions. :D It'll be good to see more of you (inc Tony's Carol) on our screens. *fingers crossed* Keep us posted y'all.
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: k8isgr8: official Kate Horton appreciation topic
Replies: 54
Views: 3536

Re: k8isgr8: official Kate Horton appreciation topic

And when I did BrainTeaser , Alex Lovell (who was hosting that day) was completely unaffected and sat and chatted to us while we were being made up - I can tell you that that woman knows some filthy stories! Did she know the filthy stories prior to chatting to you while you were being made up, or a...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Fri 06/03/2009
Replies: 53
Views: 4352

Re: Spoilers for Fri 06/03/2009

5 x 25 -9 x 4 Surely this doesn't need putting when Rachel got it? You're right. But if I recall correctly Rachel didn't get it in the time, and I would have posted it before she put it up. I tend to post a number solution if she (or Carol) either doesn't get it, or gets it after the time. (I stand...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Ghosts?
Replies: 157
Views: 10401

Re: Ghosts?

I do believe in ghosts, from personal experience. When I was thirteen I was at my friend Rose's Birthday party and saw a ghost, but only found out she was a ghost afterwards. Rose had loads of family at the party that I hadn't met before, and days later we were at my house talking about the party an...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How to keep yourself entertained for hours
Replies: 17
Views: 1895

Re: How to keep yourself entertained for hours

Matt Morrison wrote:Just discovered if you click the link 130 times the name of your crush will appear on screen. It really works!
So Hannah got Charlie, and you got Phil, right? ;)
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Favourite swears, abandon hope if easily offended!
Replies: 37
Views: 4113

Re: Favourite swears, abandon hope if easily offended!

The most unusual that I recall is once when someone pulled out in front of my Mum when she was driving and she called them a "f*cking c*nty ball!" which was hysterical as it made no sense and shocking as she never says c*nt. My main swear is 'oh testicles' or 'big old hairy testicles' as the polite ...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Feedback on the new Countdown
Replies: 25
Views: 2118

Re: Feedback on the new Countdown

Loved it before, love it still! Love everyone! :D The main difference I find between Carol and Rachel's screen time (aside from putting up the letters, numbers and solving) is that often when Carol said something it was off the cuff, but Rachel has only had the opportunity to answer or react to what...
by Lesley Jeavons
Tue Mar 10, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: "Frustrated by the programme marginalising her sexuality."
Replies: 223
Views: 15330

Re: "Frustrated by the programme marginalising her sexuality."

Only now managed to catch up reading the other three pages on this topic. Ditto to the praise for Nicky's post. :D I'd guess that it was that to which Lesley was referring anyway. It was, as we have subsequently confirmed by PM. I think I'll just avoid the phrase now out of pure paranoia. If nothing...