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by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Strong chance I will attend if family visits other family on that day so I can hitch a ride. Won't be at the meal though if this happens.
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many in a baker's gross?
Replies: 7
Views: 196

Re: How many in a baker's gross?

1872
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th
Replies: 14
Views: 4372

Re: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th

20 spaces left!

(???s on the list are people who haven't yet been revealed on the Facebook page - I don't want to make it too easy for people who are playing along!)
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th
Replies: 14
Views: 4372

Re: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th

Just about 6 weeks to go, and we're just about it in the vicinity of being half full, so please help us out by getting your entries in soon, so we know what to spend on y'all!
by Zarte Siempre
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can
Replies: 91
Views: 21482

Re: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can

I'm not sure how many people can actually do this but I've seen people running down stairs while missing out steps and not tripping and killing themselves in the process. How is this even possible? I think it's a combination of balance, coordination and inertia I am better at running up the stairs ...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown in Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2530

Re: Countdown in Brinsworth 2019

It's painfully obvious that he is just an over-excited kid who hasn't yet learned how this community works, or Internet etiquette in general. I don't think I've spoken to anyone in private who shares that view - even those who recognise it as a possibility aren't confident that it's "painfully obvi...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown in Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2530

Re: Countdown in Brinsworth 2019

Right well congratulations Cathy for beating up on the vulnerable minor; had Ashton actually been a lonely or unwell man in accordance with your theory, and you pushed him over and flexed over him in this way, imagine what a lovely person you would have come across as. There's only one person comin...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th
Replies: 14
Views: 4372

Re: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 12th

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:14 pm
Can I play on FaceTime ?
Unfortunately not, the WiFi signal in our venue is unbelievably slow - it's one of the few downsides, it'd never work. Sorry, Ashton!
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th
Replies: 14
Views: 4372

Re: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 12th

We're a quarter of the way full. A little slower than most years, but we've still got time.

Please get your entries in today!
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 80 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilers Inside!)
Replies: 17
Views: 3046

Re: Series 80 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilers Inside!)

Tom S wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:15 am
Fiona T wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:57 pm
Tom S wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:15 pm
Total Max: 102/120 (85%)
102 maxes is, I think, another record breaker. A formidable opponent indeed!
100%!
No... 85%...
by Zarte Siempre
Fri May 24, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Negative picking
Replies: 20
Views: 1837

Re: Negative picking

Part of the problem is probably the word "negative". That seems quite subjective when we're talking really about "tactical" picking. Any negativity can seemingly only be perceived by people other than the picker. I'd call anything designed to keep the maxes lower as negative. Cos in terms of the po...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu May 23, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Negative picking
Replies: 20
Views: 1837

Re: Negative picking

Only things I feel the urge to point out are a) I still maintain it was negative picking, but I get people picking to win. I just usually expect it from people who are trying to gain an advantage rather than people who already have one - your letters will always be better than mine. b) My main issue...
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 22, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 85)
Replies: 20
Views: 1072

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 85)

Yes, because I've seen James Martin's clip multiple times.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 15, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5770

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

I think it's a bit hurtful to my feelings to ask me something so trivial immediately afterwards. But as I'm a kind-hearted person I'll answer. I like 4 large, as it gives me the least chance to see a 3 or a 7 somewhere on the board. I can just about tolerate the 7 before the 5 in 75, as I quite like...
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 15, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5770

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 2:02 pm
Why does Rotherham bring back bad memories
It's very personal, I'd rather not go into it.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5770

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 1:38 pm
Why don’t you like Brinsworth Zarte
It's too close to Rotherham, which brings back bad memories for me.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 15, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5770

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Can I play from somewhere different? Cos I don't like Brinsworth.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 01, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 119
Views: 32080

Re: Countdowners in the news

Andy Platt wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 8:28 am
A popular series 68 octochamp became the mayor of Leeds in January.
She's changed her look slightly since she appeared on the show. New haircut or something probably.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 436
Views: 102022

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Things I've watched recently: Masterchef - Agree with Jen that this was the best ever series. Usually I'd be gutted by one of my favourites being 4th, but by the end, they were ALL one of my favourites. Couldn't have been happier with the series. Masterchef Australia Season 10 - Not quite finished i...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th
Replies: 14
Views: 4372

.co.mk5 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - Saturday August 10th

Robinson, Taylor, Foster, Todd... You? Yes, like the gluttons for punishment which we are, we’re dusting off the big wooden board for its 5th outing, as .co.mk is back! Once again, my power duo of Innis Carson and Jason Leslie will be joining me, and I will likely be looking for an extra on the day ...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 474
Views: 71966

Re: Politics in General

Make GCSEs optional. Tbh, I *do* think that Maths, English and Science should be mandatory, but agree with the suggestion that they can be retaken at any time (and tbh, would add that like a driving license, perhaps they should probably be retested a couple of times to encourage the syllabus to beco...
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 18th January 2019 (COC XV, SF 1)
Replies: 19
Views: 3485

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

Owen Carroll wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:37 pm
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:57 pm
George Pryn wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:31 pm
I thought 4L was easy Zarte? ;)
Ha! Tbf, I did have what I thought, just confused myself with my own writing...
So what did you have?
Same as Rachel, but I'd become convinced I'd used a 2 twice, despite one being a 100/50
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 25th January 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 3)
Replies: 2
Views: 1148

Re: Spoilers for Friday 25th January 2019 (series 80, prelim 3)

Thomas Carey wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:02 am
Brendan 7.....
Is that like a cheap knockoff of Ben 10?
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 18th January 2019 (COC XV, SF 1)
Replies: 19
Views: 3485

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

George Pryn wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:31 pm
I thought 4L was easy Zarte? ;)
Ha! Tbf, I did have what I thought, just confused myself with my own writing...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 4545

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

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:10 pm
If you must know, I was on my mobile with my fat thumbs.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 4545

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

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:48 pm
What? Your quoting function obviously doesn't work.
Bit like your hiding the edit you just made function.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 4545

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

Anyway, thanks everyone! Will say more when not on my mobile with fat thumbs.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 4545

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

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:22 pm
If Zarte had been any good he good have got 168.

Sure. But preferably someone who can say it without fucking it up

"any good he good"

Waste.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 4545

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

Thomas Carey wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:44 am
Or Zarte will get you.
Yes I will.

Best spoiler thread EVAH
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Edinburgh 2019 - Saturday 23rd February
Replies: 3
Views: 6377

Re: Countdown in Edinburgh 2019 - Saturday 23rd February

We're up to 9 with a little less than 6 weeks to go. Would be good to see a few more names on our attending list though - although the ones we have already are most excellent!
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th January 2019 (COC XV, game 6)
Replies: 11
Views: 2215

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th January 2019 (COC XV, game 6)

George Pryn wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:16 pm
I fancy Tom
I think it's generally assumed that people do now unless stated otherwise.
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th January 2019 (COC XV, game 5)
Replies: 14
Views: 2745

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th January 2019 (COC XV, game 5)

Bradley Horrocks wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:56 pm
Was surprised they didn't get the conundrum though, I got it fairly quickly from the audience.
I couldn't get past meter/metre. By the time that ran out my brain just went "ARRRRRRGGGGHHHH HE'S GOING TO BUZZZZZZZZZ" and was useless for actually solving things...
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The CoC Predictions Game
Replies: 81
Views: 17671

Re: The CoC Predictions Game

Thomas Carey wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:35 am
Not gonna lie, it felt good typing in the minus points for everyone who voted against me.
I just took the sports approach. I never put money on the team I'm rooting for, as disappointment doubles :P
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 539
Views: 94925

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:42 pm
Why is good vegan chocolate so hard to get?
Because until vegans become mostly less tedious as human beings, they're not allowed nice things :twisted:
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)
Replies: 16
Views: 2950

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)

Thomas Carey wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:51 am
In Zarte's prediction game, EVERY PERSON guessed a win for JW with margins ranging from 5 to 60 points and an average margin of 30.73.
Maus has taken over prediction game as I have too much to do atm, so if you ask kindly he might give you updates.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why do you never order a paratha?
Replies: 73
Views: 19327

Re: Why do you never order a paratha?

Naan bread does not taste better than rice. Rice is the god of carbs.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why do you never order a paratha?
Replies: 73
Views: 19327

Re: Why do you never order a paratha?

Time for my typically unpopular opinion, but... What's the obsession with bread with curries? I almost never have any form of bread, why do I want to fill up on bread when I could enjoy more tasty curry? And don't give me the mopping up shit, there are poppadoms, which do a decent enough job of that...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 23
Views: 4103

Re: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

*shrug* It's a Spoilers section, who cares? We also had Tom posting about people's chances in the finals before confirming they were in them, it's hardly a dead giveaway.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 23
Views: 4103

Re: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

I'm actually quite impressed regarding how quiet everyone on here managed to be about Robin's absence, with the finals presumably having been planned four months ago or so. Yeah, I'd planned to mention it once all the places were filled too. Obviously I knew as I was there. Don't recall any reason ...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 32
Views: 5406

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

In yet more evidence that everything Gev says is rubbish, I had Malteasers top and Galaxy Caramel bottom.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 23
Views: 4103

Re: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Well not really - if you're past the point at which anyone else can make it, it's just formality. Although after Annie dropping out a few series back, someone ought to check the 8 with someone who was there each time.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 64
Views: 10336

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:43 am
Cos onion goggles are a thing.
We have some here. Jen has some. That's at least 3 of us.

Will you please just begin to accept that it's you that are the fundamental outlier of society and that you shouldn't speak as the voice of reason ;)
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 64
Views: 10336

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:26 pm
so I can only imagine all you nudey freaks have a fetish for rubbing your balls on things.
8-)
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 64
Views: 10336

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

There is no need for a pizza cutter. You just need a big mezzaluna and then you can use it for that AND other things.
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Edinburgh 2019 - Saturday 23rd February
Replies: 3
Views: 6377

Countdown in Edinburgh 2019 - Saturday 23rd February

After a 4-year hiatus, Innis and I are thrilled to be bringing Countdown back to it's spiritual holiday home North of the border. Countdown in Edinburgh (COEDI) is back! We very much hope you'll be joining us in Scotland's capital (and the home of the original fandom) on Saturday 23rd February for a...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?
Replies: 18
Views: 6604

Re: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?

:lol: well I wouldn't say no! But I would be a big hypocrite, because I do think once you've made a finals that's your series on the show, shouldn't need a do-over. Would love to be on for a special if that ever came up, maybe we should have a fake wedding and get invited back ala Ryan/Michelle? ;)...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?
Replies: 18
Views: 6604

Re: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?

James Robinson wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:40 pm
There will probably be a bigger surprise if I get back on for a third time..., but the precedent has been set, so nothing can be ruled out nowadays, I guess... :roll: :roll:
I still assume that that was an accident, so I'd say there's no precedent yet. And you're too loud to be an accident.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 203
Views: 62368

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

Marc Meakin wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:06 pm
Thought I spotted Zarte in this week's Only Connect playing for The LARPers, but I was wrong 😁
Both wrong, and needing an eye test...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?
Replies: 18
Views: 6604

Re: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:06 pm
I believe the official rule is no, but then again there are several returnees in recent years, so much so that it has de facto become such a rule. I would personally leave at least 15-20 years between appearances, and I am very surprised Zarte was allowed back on.
*shrug* I was surprised too.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 528
Views: 144298

Re: Is Apterous down?

Dunno about down, but every time I try and log in it says "disconnected :(", yet the website body is fine. Seems to be affecting others too as noone has been in the room for over 2 hours.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Scam to watch out for
Replies: 9
Views: 3191

Re: Scam to watch out for

I never did like hard-boiled eggs...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?
Replies: 18
Views: 6604

Re: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?

George Pryn wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:15 pm
1 year to go for me
With it being you, I doubt you're serious anyway, but there's no precedent for letting a CoC contestant back is there?
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Scam to watch out for
Replies: 9
Views: 3191

Re: Scam to watch out for

(And if I've got this horribly wrong and the internet ends up plastered with videos of me cracking one off while looking at photos of AJ Pritchard shirtless - enjoy.) I was feeling quite sympathetic until this bit. If you're going to have terrible taste, you deserve all the scammers you get... :lol:
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Greatest Ever Sportsman?
Replies: 126
Views: 13796

Re: Greatest Ever Sportsman?

Jeeze, how did none of you cretins manage to mention Jahangir Khan?!

Disgusted.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Watching Countdown overseas
Replies: 5
Views: 1945

Re: Watching Countdown overseas

Tom S wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:37 pm
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:26 pm
Episodes are uploaded onto Daily Motion... well, daily, appropriately. Probably best just to share a link.
Sorry to be picky Zarte, but I have found of recent that the weeks episodes are all uploaded by Saturday evening :)
Pick away, I'd rather be corrected :)
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Watching Countdown overseas
Replies: 5
Views: 1945

Re: Watching Countdown overseas

Episodes are uploaded onto Daily Motion... well, daily, appropriately. Probably best just to share a link.
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)
Replies: 13
Views: 2523

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)

That was one of the weirdest episode openings ever, according to Zarte. Im not really watching. Mike's won a few, how's he gonna do today? What happened? I wasn't really paying attention. (I'm not asking specifically you because you weren't really watching.) Nick just started grilling her without a...
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you tip?
Replies: 14
Views: 3376

Re: How much do you tip?

The idea of going by percentage is actually a really stupid idea anyway. Does it take more effort to serve more expensive food? Yes. To carry it from the kitchen to the table? Tap water must take no effort compared to a bottle of wine. Silver service will be expected to carry more at once, to pay m...
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you tip?
Replies: 14
Views: 3376

Re: How much do you tip?

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:14 pm
The idea of going by percentage is actually a really stupid idea anyway. Does it take more effort to serve more expensive food?
Yes.
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you tip?
Replies: 14
Views: 3376

Re: How much do you tip?

Jon O'Neill wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:53 pm
I refuse to tip less for bad service or food but might up it for good service.
You refuse to tip less for bad service or food?! Jeeze, I'll ask for my money back, let alone discuss not leaving a tip - why so British?!