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by Mike Whiteoak
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 15th January 2013 (30th Birthday Championship, P7)
Replies: 4
Views: 802

Re: Tuesday 15th January 2013 (30th Birthday Championship, P

The third CSW word from DEIIMST is STIMIED, also not good for Countdown.
by Mike Whiteoak
Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday October 24th 2012 (Series 67 #57)
Replies: 18
Views: 1128

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday October 24th 2012 (Series 67 #57)

If you subscribe to apterous there is a dictionary where you can check the validity of any words. Might be worth the 15 quid alone, that, plus then as a bonus you can play a load of countdown too. Thanks mainly to Giles Hutchings et al it's about 99.99% accurate to the current version of the Oxford...
by Mike Whiteoak
Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday October 24th 2012 (Series 67 #57)
Replies: 18
Views: 1128

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday October 24th 2012 (Series 67 #57)

OK, anyone please, help me on this! I'm getting an idea of some of the words I could use in Scrabble that are no good for Countdown (my GLADIEST was no good in Round 8, NOVELISER no good Round 13, and RELIEVING does not anagram to INVEIGLER) but where can I look things up? I'm not even sure exactly ...
by Mike Whiteoak
Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Thursday 30th July 1987 (Series 13, Prelim 22)
Replies: 2
Views: 2924

Re: Thursday 30th July 1987 (Series 13, Prelim 22)

Round 1: S N G U E I S N T C1: SUITES (6) C2: GUESTS (6) DC: ENSUING (7) SUNNIEST (8) Score: 6–6 (max 8) Round 1 of my first game, and instantly established that my opponent and I were on the same wavelength. We looked at each other, and knew without needing to say a word that we were both thinking...
by Mike Whiteoak
Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Thursday 30th July 1987 (Series 13, Prelim 22)
Replies: 2
Views: 2924

Re: Thursday 30th July 1987 (Series 13, Prelim 22)

James Robinson wrote:
Round 9: A A B D O R R S T *

C2 buzzes on 17 seconds to say STARBOARD which is correct.
Score: 59–79 (max 86)
Actually, I think I buzzed on 17 seconds to say DARTBOARDS, which was obviously wrong, but managed to stop myself just in time, and guessed wildly at STARBOARD.