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by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 152
Views: 25317

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

I will be on BBC'S Impossible on 30th October until 10th November for 2 weeks at 2.15pm on BBC1
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best 9 of all time
Replies: 17
Views: 2889

Re: Best 9 of all time

How about Dan McColm's 9 (series 71), INAMORATO? even with 5 vowels....Impressive!
by Ciaran McCarthy
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday, 26 May 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1899

Re: Spoilers for Friday, 26 May 2017

How about CAROTENES for 9???
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Going on TV:- What is the timeline?
Replies: 19
Views: 3342

Re: Going on TV:- What is the timeline?

#1. Fill an application. - 15th February 2013 #2. Get an audition date. - 7th October 2013 #3. Do the audition. - 1st November 2013 (face to face audition) #4. Find out if you passed. - 7th November 2013 #5. Get a recording date. - 10th January 2014 #6. Record your TV run. - 24th February 2014 (3 da...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Goody Bags through the ages.
Replies: 22
Views: 2100

Re: Countdown Goody Bags through the ages.

Isn't the computer game or video similar to interactive DVD game with Des Lynam??
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon May 16, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Dress and make-up when appearing on show
Replies: 25
Views: 1582

Re: Dress and make-up when appearing on show

All we specify is no logos, ie Adidas Nike etc......for obvious advertising reasons. Aside from that, we have no input into what contestants wear and don't wish to have. I was told I wasn't allowed white or blue shirts either. I was wearing blue shirt when i was on recording....is it changed after ...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Apr 12, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday April 12th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 50)
Replies: 13
Views: 1038

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday April 12th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 50)

Cracking debut and shame for didn't went for ENSOULING, would have been best highest score opener in this series
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 17 November 2015 (Series 73 Prelim 95)
Replies: 8
Views: 632

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 17 November 2015 (Series 73 Prelim 95)

James Robinson wrote:
Ciaran McCarthy wrote:LEEWARDS in r4 for beater 8-)
Sorry Ciaran, LEEWARD is only in the dictionary as an adjective, adverb and mass noun...
Oh...i remember LEEWARDS was valid in Apterous :/
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed May 20, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday May 20th 2015 (S72 P84)
Replies: 13
Views: 703

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday May 20th 2015 (S72 P84)

Did anyone noticed Nick's laughing before the clock ticking in round 10? I'm still puzzled why he was laughed :/
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1259
Views: 96735

Re: Ask Graeme?

Gus Aaron who played against Kevin Steeds, Nick mentioned Gus was on show for 10 years ago.

I just wondering does Gus became first person in history who fail to win the game for his debut twice? Because he lost again in 10 years ago and he lost again yesterday.
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday February 3rd 2015 (S72 P22)
Replies: 14
Views: 893

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday February 3rd 2015 (S72 P22)

Helicons for round 4

And

Phyl and Heather may like that...MULTILON for round 8 (yes, I know it's not a word) :D
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 9th 2015 (S72 P5)
Replies: 12
Views: 875

Re: Spoilers for Friday January 9th 2015 (S72 P5)

I got same MARKETING conundrum in audition and got it for 1.5 seconds but Andy would still beat me lol!
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 203
Views: 29938

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Andy Platt wrote:Not a terrible shout

Image
OMG you're wrong Mr Platt
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 203
Views: 29938

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

I dont know why Callum Pickering keep reminding me of Keith Lemon?! :/

Or

Am i come from completely different planet?
by Ciaran McCarthy
Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 11th 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1036

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 11th 2014

I did look ODO earlier Mark and it is valid for Anerican dictionary which is probsbly would allow cos they don't allow American spelling but I don't exactly know CD rules
by Ciaran McCarthy
Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 11th 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1036

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 11th 2014

Well done antoinette for through semi final and will fully behind you to overdue female series champion ;) Here are few beaters round:- MUNCHIE for R1 OESTRONE for R4 JAWLINE for R7 Nick did mentioned tomorrow will special episode and it will be Bobby Banarjhee vs Bobby Johnson who both were partici...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO Bristol???? who is interested
Replies: 25
Views: 3293

Re: CO Bristol???? who is interested

I am interesting and it is one week after my 22nd birthday :o I agree with Giles, we need more south CO-events. Put me in your list Mark please and im ready for the revenge hehe :P
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1259
Views: 96735

Re: Ask Graeme?

I just wondering is it rarely for the contestant lose a century in preliminary round?
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st May (S70 P85)
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: Wednesday 21st May (S70 P85)

Cheers Ian, I will keep it in my mind for next time :)
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed May 21, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st May (S70 P85)
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Wednesday 21st May (S70 P85)

I hope you can me a very warm welcome for your first ever brand new recappers which is obviously me! :) Sean Fletcher currently got 6 wins but can he stretch another one against our super apterite Samir Pilica who is currently ranked 1300s. Can Samir stop him for a chance to make almost guarantee fo...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10425

Re: CoMultiLon

i am deifnitely in :D
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1936

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014

OOPS AWKWARD!! i didnt see your bottom line haha but yes and some people dont wear hearing aids though :) That's a real shame it wasn't mentioned then, if you'd have liked it to have been. Thanks for clearing that up. And commiserations on losing with such an excellent performance; could happen to ...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1936

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014

OOPS AWKWARD!! i didnt see your bottom line haha but yes and some people dont wear hearing aids though
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1936

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 14th 2014

Deaf people often have AIDS though. That is not true and i don't like it when i saw your comment or i thought you probably mean deaf people often need to support? I would like to Nick to comment i am deaf but look like it hasn't been written on script but anyway the audience knew already because of...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday April 9th 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 516

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday April 9th 2014

Susie and Michael did spot GOBSHITE and was taken out cos Michael got wrong pronounciation as he said "GOBSHIT"
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Awards
Replies: 14
Views: 1687

Re: Apterous Awards

Surely you can pick Callum Todd once or twice as if you all votes him that will be make apterous award bit boring!

Yes i agree we can move this to apterous thread
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Awards
Replies: 14
Views: 1687

Re: Apterous Awards

Fine in theory but the categories are a bit obvious and predictable to answer. It needs to be more subjective, like a proper awards show. So, Apterite You'd Most Like To Play Darts With, Apterite You Could Most Envision Setting Up A Small Business With, Best Costume, Apterite Whose Name Could Pass ...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Awards
Replies: 14
Views: 1687

Apterous Awards

From what i watch National Television Awards and Oscars (see some of them) has made me good suggestion to create Apterous Awards and possibly including for Countdown! The categories will be including:- > Best Maths Whizz > Best Wordsmith (can be person who spot amazing word e.g. NAARTJIES) > Best of...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 24th 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1097

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 24th 2014

I did use face in face audition for good reason as i can't talk on the phone and also i against with phone audition for two reasons are the applicants can cheating to find good word to try and impress them. Also phone audition don't have facial expression which you won't assessed for how did they fe...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

Watch out.....i will be on air on Monday 14th April :D
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday February 18th 2014 (S70 P32)
Replies: 24
Views: 1042

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday February 18th 2014 (S70 P32)

SURNAMES in round 5

and

(25+8) x 10 + (9-4) in last number round
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

Jason Turner mentioned to me while we are playing, he will be auditioning in Leeds on March 7th....will be good to see him on the sow because he seem decent player in apterous
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Classic Countdown on Youtube
Replies: 5
Views: 1243

Re: Classic Countdown on Youtube

i never thought about protective by channel 4 but Youtube still showing some of countdown clips like conundrum etc. Does that still same apply?
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Classic Countdown on Youtube
Replies: 5
Views: 1243

Classic Countdown on Youtube

I am thinking that most of countdown series and episodes should be broadcast on youtube for the reason are people might want to watch the episode for memorial (Callum Todd vs Abdi Hirsi for me), or people might want to practise and learn new word or even word of mouth when the contestant's family or...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday January 20th 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 686

Re: Spoilers For Monday January 20th 2014

I doubt Brett Davids might become first octochamp on this series!
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

So, any early predictions for the winner of series 70? Looks wide open this time. Obviously it's early days, but I'd say that whoever sits in the champion's chair for the game immediately after Pete' first game has to be a hot favourite, given what we know so far. Problem is, that could easily be o...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Maths vs. English
Replies: 26
Views: 2335

Re: Maths vs. English

I was watched Countdown when i was 3 years old and i always got easy 3 letters word such as CAT, DOG etc. I have Countdown gears (board game, electric game etc.) i got improved when i was teenager but i used to love maths for all in my life as i got C for GCSE :) I do like word and numbers game but ...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ever contestants
Replies: 481
Views: 66594

Re: Best ever contestants

I was thinking I might do a top ten for players that have never won a championship. Anyone else can join in too! I might do this now actually. In chronological order: Helen Grayson Allan Saldanha David Williams Jon O'Neill Charlie Reams Eoin Monaghan Adam Gillard Jonathan Rawlinson Martin Sinclair ...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:47 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

good luck brett1 im sure you will doing well!
by Ciaran McCarthy
Sat Jan 11, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

Marcus Hares told me Pete Steg will be filming a day after possibly me vs mark!
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

he said he will be in 3rd episode so....
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 10th 2014 (S70 P5)
Replies: 107
Views: 3444

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

It must be different feeling when you done well in audition and then feeling pressure to play on the show!

I might did the same but who knows?
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

I will be filming last episode, if i won the game on 24th then i will filming 25th for 5 episode (if i won all) then will return 10th march to complete 3 episode to make an octochamp!
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

I will be filming on 24th February :D I might likely to facing Mark Murray! :shock:
by Ciaran McCarthy
Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

I dont know if Mark Murray is a member of this c4countdown but he mentioned to me yesterday that he will be filming in CD on 24th February apparently
by Ciaran McCarthy
Thu Jan 02, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

Paul Worsley wrote:I sent my application form in just before Christmas, so should hear in the new year.
OOOOHHHHH that should be very exciting and i wish you all the best and sure you'll do well
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Five vowel selection
Replies: 12
Views: 976

Re: Five vowel selection

I prefer 4V but occasionally use 5V when there are no E or made it long word :)
by Ciaran McCarthy
Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 3854

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

Countdown personality of the year sound good idea :)
by Ciaran McCarthy
Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 11th December 2013 (Series 69, Prelim 111)
Replies: 3
Views: 557

Re: Wednesday 11th December 2013 (Series 69, Prelim 111)

i was so excited when i thought i got nine on first round but realise STAGEDOOR is two word :(
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Series 70 - 2014 onwards.
Replies: 175
Views: 19806

Re: Series 70 - 2014 onwards.

Just noticed on countdown wiki that John Inverdale will be first dictionary corner guest in new series 70. 6/1/2014-10/1/2014- John Inverdale 13/1/2014-17/1/2014- Helen Skelton 20/1/2014-24/1/2014- Matt Allwright 27/1/2014-31/1/2014- Nicki Chapman 3/2/2014-7/2/2014- Jon Culshaw Sound good start wit...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Series 70 - 2014 onwards.
Replies: 175
Views: 19806

Re: Series 70 - 2014 onwards.

Just noticed on countdown wiki that John Inverdale will be first dictionary corner guest in new series 70. 6/1/2014-10/1/2014- John Inverdale 13/1/2014-17/1/2014- Helen Skelton 20/1/2014-24/1/2014- Matt Allwright 27/1/2014-31/1/2014- Nicki Chapman 3/2/2014-7/2/2014- Jon Culshaw Sound good start with...
by Ciaran McCarthy
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here
Replies: 383
Views: 43983

Re: Post your audition/filming/transmission dates here

I spoke to Zubair about 3 months ago and he did passed the audition but he pulled out cos he don't think he is ready so i presume he will be on series 71 or something like that.

in case if everyone ask me when i will be on filming..im yet to heard but hey! plenty of practise for me :)