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by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 41
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

I suppose it could depend on how likely you think it is that the (first) conundrum will get solved. If you think that one of you will probably get it, then there's not much difference between level and an 8-point gap. So take the gamble! Yeah. To me it seems stupid to go into a conundrum backing yo...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 41
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

You're eight points ahead towards the end. Both playing just about faultlessly. Your opponent declares an eight. How likely does your dodgy nine have to be to make it worth risking? Probably all you geniuses know this already, but (making a few assumptions) I was quite surprised at just how worthwh...
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 41
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

I'd just like to echo what's already been said on here so far. Absolutely amazing final and an incredible standard played in brilliant spirits. Just simply one of the best ive seen - Philip in sensational form and Zarte basically being Zarte. A third encounter in CoC!?! Lets make it happen lads.......
by Zarte Siempre
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 41
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Keith Bennett wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:45 am
Next up Only Connect?
Nope - unlike Graeme, I am what they call in quiz circles, a bit thick.
by Zarte Siempre
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 41
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:17 am
Zarte you'll make the coc right?
I would assume so, but it could be that I managed to offend the nation with my waistcoat and will be persona non grata come next week. I'm waiting for an official invite before confirming.
by Zarte Siempre
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 41
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Thanks everyone! :) Zarte dressed up for the snooker. Reminds me of Wesley Jardine - was that his name? Wes is thrilled that someone wearing a waistcoat won a series. My waistcoat is awesome, we'll have none of this snooker nonsense... In the end it wasn't Zarte or Philip that suffered most from the...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Greatest ever Apterites
Replies: 24
Views: 3593

Re: Greatest ever Apterites

Agreed.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)

*collapses in crumpled heap on the floor*
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, QF4)
Replies: 14
Views: 614

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, QF4)

...and Phil, don't say "It'll be fine" too early today, if you get thrashed tomorrow like Jan I bet you'll probably be eating your words. (Although you of course know yourself already...) *pushes the reset button on your sense of humour* This was not long before he offered a bribe, and then threate...
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 19
Views: 6088

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

Graeme Cole wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:31 am
Callum Todd 69 - 34 Zarte Siempre
This is incorrect. Must have been 69-54, as it was a crucial.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)

(P.S. Nice hairstyle Zarte! You looked fabulous! :lol: ) Gracias. Actually bothered to shave for these games too. Zarte - Novenas was pretty prophetic. At least where I live anyway! https://www.irishnews.com/news/2018/06/13/news/thousands-expected-in-west-belfast-for-the-annual-clonard-novena-13543...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:32 pm
Zarte caused Alex Ferguson's brain haemorrhage. Wow.
Jesus fuck - dark :lol:

That's like something I'd say :lol:
by Zarte Siempre
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 557
Views: 93627

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Ben Wilson wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:56 pm
Very weird one a few nights ago. Long story short, I make a little girl cry, then me, Zarte and Dinos form a bowling team.
The latter half feels the more likely, all things considered.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 71
Views: 2673

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Tom S wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:57 pm
I take it everyone was present though....
They were.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 310
Views: 37303

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

After today's news, I think I will be working through Anthony Bourdain's past work for some time...

Devastated.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 71
Views: 2673

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Ryan Lam wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:43 pm
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:33 pm
Dougie lost to Mac, not George.
Thanks Zarte, I have corrected it. Sorry I wasn't referencing the Wiki for this part, and best of luck when you're against Jan! :)
Gracias!
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 71
Views: 2673

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Dougie lost to Mac, not George.
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Shouldn't have to ask
Replies: 25
Views: 1128

Re: Shouldn't have to ask

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:48 pm
Anyway, grated cheese in a sandwich is simply annoying and wrong.
You'd think you'd enjoy something you have so much in common with ;)
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Shouldn't have to ask
Replies: 25
Views: 1128

Re: Shouldn't have to ask

grated cheese is by far the more sensible option for a sandwich that you can eat over a plate. It alters the surface area of the cheese and gives it more flavour How does altering the surface area of the cheese give it more flavour? I posit that this is entirely a product of your imagination. http:...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Shouldn't have to ask
Replies: 25
Views: 1128

Re: Shouldn't have to ask

[*]Slices of cheese in a cheese sandwich, not a handful of grated stuff that falls out everywhere as soon as you bite into it. The nearest deli to a place I used to work sold sandwiches in this way with packaging that declared "Made in our kitchen just the way you would at home". I once pointed out...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Shouldn't have to ask
Replies: 25
Views: 1128

Re: Shouldn't have to ask

I'm in agreement on people trying to upgrade you on size should piss off. However frankly, I'm in almost complete disagreement with everything else. As far as I'm concerned, I expect any food establishment to make the food the way they'd want to eat it. This is the correct way as it guarantees due c...
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 30, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 28th May 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 996

Re: Spoilers for Monday 28th May 2018

My buddy Philip officially in the finals as of today!

I mean obvs I knew that, but was proper stoked for him when it happened.
by Zarte Siempre
Sun May 20, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Where are They Now ?
Replies: 44
Views: 2606

Re: Where are They Now ?

Also forumites like Zeff , Sue Sanders, Mr Hargreaves, Also various flouncers, too many to mention.( plus I've forgotten most of their names ) Hargreaves is doing fine - I speak to him on a semi-regular basis. Robbo more I believe as I think they both end up at Huddersfield games. How did you get t...
by Zarte Siempre
Sun May 20, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Where are They Now ?
Replies: 44
Views: 2606

Re: Where are They Now ?

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 5:36 am
Also forumites like Zeff , Sue Sanders, Mr Hargreaves,
Also various flouncers, too many to mention.( plus I've forgotten most of their names )
Hargreaves is doing fine - I speak to him on a semi-regular basis. Robbo more I believe as I think they both end up at Huddersfield games.
by Zarte Siempre
Mon May 07, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The Return of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
Replies: 11
Views: 1871

Re: The Return of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

On tonight's show, I was amazed at what they'd picked for the £16,000 question. "According to the Highway Code, what shape is the standard sign giving the order to 'Stop'?", the options being Pentagon, Hexagon, Heptagon or Octagon. I'd have said that was more of a £2,000 question. But the contestan...
by Zarte Siempre
Sat May 05, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk4 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - 4th August 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 4762

Re: .co.mk4 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - 4th August 2018

25% full. Come on now, speed it up a bit! :P
by Zarte Siempre
Sat May 05, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Implicit Association Tests
Replies: 6
Views: 1336

Re: Implicit Association Tests

Only did the gay one, for obvious reasons.

I have absolutely no bias whatsoever apparently.

Which figures tbh, cos I don't really like anyone.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu May 03, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why do ?.....
Replies: 6
Views: 1016

Re: Why do ?.....

To put people off hitting on them.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed May 02, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 310
Views: 37303

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

I am bingewatching Series 7, 8 and 9 of Masterchef Australia in an aim to catch up before 10. I am making good progress.
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Mutterings of Matthew Morrison
Replies: 6
Views: 1425

Re: Mutterings of Matthew Morrison

Isn't he the bloke in Glee?
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 19
Views: 6088

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

Haha, yes. Sadly it's looking less and less likely we'll do Cambridge, so you guys can have a nice time in Wetherspoon without me trying to force you to follow the hipster crowd! I don't like Wetherspoon either :P I just enjoy things having their own mental plan. I was looking forward to post-Cambr...
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 19
Views: 6088

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

The Blue Moon on Norfolk Street would be a great option for post-event drinks: https://goo.gl/maps/8f5afnijx4K2 It looks scary from the outside but once you get in its friendly, does decent food and pizza (not tested but Google says so), serves great beer, and has a pool table, quiz machine, table ...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2018
Replies: 82
Views: 11730

Re: Deathwatch 2018

Weird. I'm not a music snob at all - I like bits from almost all genres. But I always found Avicii fucking awful. I'm really surprised that so many people have lost their shit about it. That's not to undermine your feelings Tom - I have no doubt that they're genuine, and merited in your eyes - would...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Music Covers
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Music Covers

Marc Meakin wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:16 am
Come to think of it, I wonder if there any songs that CAN'T be made into a reggae cover.
Nessun Dorma
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Music Covers
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Music Covers

I don't think Cash's Hurt is bad, not at all, but I would definitely say I dislike it overall because I always got irked, as a big NIN fan, that nobody recognised it as a cover. They also love to trot out a quote from Reznor where he described Cash's version as better, or it being "his song now" or...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Music Covers
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Music Covers

What are people's least favourite covers? One of those rubbish bands like Fall Out Boy or Panic at the Disco, I can never remember which one, did a horrible cover of Michael Jackson's Beat It. Fall Out Boy. And I like it/them. And don't like Michael Jackson. Basically I usually disagree entirely wi...
by Zarte Siempre
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: (SPOILERS) The Countdown Scoring System.
Replies: 9
Views: 1405

Re: (SPOILERS) The Countdown Scoring System.

:lol:
Thomas Carey wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:28 am
Thomas Cappleman wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:58 am
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:54 am
Stuff like maxes aren't even officially measured anyway.
And to do so you'd need an absolutely definitive list of which words are valid, with a ruling on every edge case.
Good point. Actually I take back all the shit I said, average maxes is the way forward.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: (SPOILERS) The Countdown Scoring System.
Replies: 9
Views: 1405

Re: (SPOILERS) The Countdown Scoring System.

It can't be points, for the simple reason that not all games are even. You see plenty of players who get a run of easy 9s, or conversely who get none at all. I would prefer to see it be wins, and then average maxes, or average % of score available, personally. These are still volatile, as some peopl...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk4 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - 4th August 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 4762

Re: .co.mk4 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - 4th August 2018

We're into double figures. Please make it double double figures. Or 2 lots of double figures. Double*2 figures. Oh I dunno. Just make it more people. Are you after 20 people or 1000? I'm probably coming by the way - almost certainly in fact. Well I mean I'm after 52. But I was trying to encourage 2...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: .co.mk4 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - 4th August 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 4762

Re: .co.mk4 - Countdown in Milton Keynes - 4th August 2018

We're into double figures. Please make it double double figures. Or 2 lots of double figures. Double*2 figures. Oh I dunno. Just make it more people.
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Marmite people.
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: Marmite people.

I detest Jamie Oliver with a passion, which seems to either garner "Why?!?! How?!?!" responses, or total agreement.

On the flipside, almost everyone I know hates the tennis player Nick Kyrgios, and I think he's hilarious.
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 31
Views: 2748

Re: Stand-up comedy

Stewart Francis can make me howl occasionally. I do still agree with the general phenomenon that it's harder to be blown away by a constant barrage of one-liner jokes, but he can really make me laugh. Tim Vine, just... no tbh. I think it must be something about that family, cos Jeremy does my fuckin...
by Zarte Siempre
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Stand-up comedy
Replies: 31
Views: 2748

Re: Stand-up comedy

Genuinely don't understand how anyone enjoys Tim Vine...

That's my only real noteworthy thought on this thread. Just that.
by Zarte Siempre
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge and Only Connect 2016/17
Replies: 81
Views: 16232

Re: University Challenge and Only Connect 2016/17

And well done personally on your performance as captain, encouraging your team throughout (despite what the Mail claims!) I had no idea what this was a reference to, so I looked for it. Anyone else can find it too, so I won't help the Mail by linking to the article. Suffice to say that all they've ...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 15th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 48)
Replies: 10
Views: 1633

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 15th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 48)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:28 pm
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:20 pm
Countdown Team wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:27 pm


Yeah great - that's what it's all about.
Which is why it's better than the French version which used a machine - beating Rachel and DC is one of the real buzzes (however infrequent) :)
The other buzz being on the conundrum.
Buzz Aldrin sets the conundrums?!
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 58
Views: 4109

Re: How much do you weigh?

I genuinely don't know. Is that weird?
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)
Replies: 9
Views: 994

Re: Spoilers for Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)

I'm sure it has something to do with nerves, but I don't know that I've ever seen someone look to be having as little fun as Maria is...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things you can't do that it always seems like everyone else can
Replies: 76
Views: 9486

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

Mark Deeks wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:02 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:25 pm
Mark Deeks wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:33 pm
Blow up balloons.
Are you a smoker or an asthmatic ?
Asthmatic, but that's not why. I just can't seem to get the air to actually go into the balloon.
Ditto. (On not being able to get the air to go in, not on the asthma)
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)
Replies: 10
Views: 1694

Re: Spoilers for Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)

I bet Zarte was annoyed by missing that numbers game - 837 was possible (25-(2x7))x75+2x6 - but I got the 836 without factoring in the 2 times: (2x6x75)-((25+7)x2) The 7 points would have equalled Dylan's 974 run and the 10 beaten it (who of course beat Zarte last time round). Im sure Zarte really ...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)
Replies: 10
Views: 1694

Re: Spoilers for Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)

Top work Zarte. All the hard work paid off. What came across to the viewer was, despite the fact that on one level you must be aware just how good at the game you are, you were still humble and seems to enjoy every moment. Difficult to tell for certain, but you seemed quite emotional at the end the...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)
Replies: 10
Views: 1694

Re: Spoilers for Monday 12th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 45)

Well done Zarte! You've definitely won the hearts of all of us, not only your cheerleaders in the studios, but those watching at home as well! You came back stronger and more prepared this time round after five years, and sure enough it's paid off for you. (Although it's a shame Philip had to be yo...
by Zarte Siempre
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?
Replies: 62
Views: 10687

Re: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?

Said when this started that it wouldn't happen any time soon, and I stick by it. To get to 1000 I would have needed to not chicken any of the words I did, and get both of the conundrums I didn't get. And even then I think it would have been 1001. The odds on a player good enough to do it getting a g...
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)
Replies: 17
Views: 1450

Re: Spoilers for Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)

Graeme Cole wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:41 pm
The little "4" logo in the corner of the screen has moved from the top left corner to the top right corner.
We need to ask Graeme how many times it's switched.
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)
Replies: 17
Views: 1450

Re: Spoilers for Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)

Once it's happened, they won't be speculative posts, will they...
by Zarte Siempre
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)
Replies: 17
Views: 1450

Re: Spoilers for Friday 9th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 44)

It's really unbearable not being able to respond to all these speculative posts...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)
Replies: 12
Views: 1430

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)

I'm starting to think there should be a special, hidden panel on the letters board for people who blatantly ask Rachel for "continents". And just once, she should reach into that panel and put up a tile with a map of Antarctica on it. Most of the Twitter comments I got today were asking me about hi...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)
Replies: 12
Views: 1430

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)

Loved Dave's reaction to ANTISERUM. "Pfff...how posh". I too burst out in laughter, imagine if someone on Apterous spots an unusual nine and the opponents reaction be like that... :lol: Alternative for R6 if you want to use all the Numbers: (50 x 10) + (8 x 4) + 6 + 1 Zarte has beaten his old recor...
by Zarte Siempre
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 7th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 42)
Replies: 14
Views: 1665

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 7th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 42)

Thanks Ian! As the current recipient of the "You missed this" stuff - I don't really mind, but at the same time, I don't necessarily disagree with you in principle. I suppose when there are overall, very few episodes with anyone from here in them, it can become the norm. We're not likely to congratu...
by Zarte Siempre
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 557
Views: 93627

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:54 pm
Had a dream last night that I played Zarte in the 4th game of his run and won 116-90. Zarte was absolutely devastated and threatened to destroy my family because of this.
This one would almost sound plausible.