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by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Octochamps
Replies: 7
Views: 339

Re: Octochamps

Ian Volante wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:54 pm
Would it make that much difference? I'm not sure.
Hey, it's an Ian Volante of this world! :)
Probably not a massive difference, no...
Though there have been quite a few of ye in the last 10 years.
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:18 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Which words are the most useful to know?
Replies: 24
Views: 6508

Re: Which words are the most useful to know?

I spent this evening getting to grips with your word list... and I have some observations to make. What I am about to write may not be of great relevance, but in case I have stumbled upon something useful that could help you, I am sharing. Back in 2017 I made my own nerd list in preparation for goin...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Which words are the most useful to know?
Replies: 24
Views: 6508

Re: Which words are the most useful to know?

Thank you. I am not familiar with excel. I didn't tick the relevant box... and may have done other things wrong, not sure. But it is working now. By the way, I don't know if this is any use to you for future editions, but what I did was included Column A when resorting the data, then added a new col...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Octochamps
Replies: 7
Views: 339

Re: Octochamps

The Ian Volante's of this world, might help increase that percentage slightly - if their non-octo contribution from their original series is now stricken as they have subsequently attained Octo status?
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Which words are the most useful to know?
Replies: 24
Views: 6508

Re: Which words are the most useful to know?

If I sort the document by Word length (i.e. Column D), so that it lists all the 9s first, the the 8s etc; the data in columns O and R disappears. Is there a way to sort it that way without that happening?
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations

I'd like to nominate this thread for c4c dispute of the year. ffs! :oops: Those comments aren't getting deleted any time soon, are they? :lol: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As far as GOTY is concerned, I am far too lazy for the nominations st...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations

Haha, your post was unreal, Gevin.
If it gets deleted, you'll to go back down to 10,127.
Robbo will be hot on your trail... :o
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations

Obviously it is up to the admins themselves, but I see nothing constructive in the last 5 comments on this thread. They bear little relevance to the topic at hand. Might be best to delete them. My initial one was in error, and the rest are just a car crash of fumblings, awkward apologies and a gener...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations

Yes, you are right. My mistake. It looked to me like an unnecessary dig at Ronan for nomming his own games... but that's not what it was. Apologies, Elliott. For what it's worth, these weren't all nominated by Ronan. I suggest you take care in the future before making assumptions like this and perh...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations

Yes, you are right. My mistake.
It looked to me like an unnecessary dig at Ronan for nomming his own games... but that's not what it was.
Apologies, Elliott.
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Is COUNTDOWN worthy of respect as a game?
Replies: 21
Views: 4173

Re: Is COUNTDOWN worthy of respect as a game?

Just putting down a marker... 9Rers = 19 years, 45 series. (1982-2001. S1-S45) Old 15Rers = 12 years, 23 series. (2001-2013. S46-S68) New 15Rers = 8 years, 16 series. (2013-now! S68-S83+) As far as longevity is concerned, New 15 has yet to earn its stripes, but for me is the best incarnation of the ...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2020 - nominations

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:02 pm
List of games nominated that didn't make the top 3 of GotW:
Ronan Higginson 190 - 0 Apterous Prune
Ronan Higginson 138 - 0 Apterous Prune
Was there a good reason to include this list or is it just Elliott being Elliott?
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 736
Views: 192224

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Mark James wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:09 am
People who go on about 2020 being a shit year as if 2021 isn't also going to suck.
2021's going to have a Eurovision, so it's already winning! :mrgreen:
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 736
Views: 192224

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:58 am
Conor wrote:
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:25 pm
People who say 'The Rona' to mean Covid-19.
It's a bit better than Wuhan Flu
No-one's ever gonna top "Kung-flu" :lol:
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Did anyone else find the Zoomdown Semi-Finals that little bit more entertaining than the S82 semis on telly?!
Well played all!
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Obscenity democracy
Replies: 205
Views: 10816

Re: Obscenity democracy

But don't dare pretend any offence I take from your "principled" use of the word isn't real. I have edited out the emotive and anecdotal material*, as it is not relevant to the context in question. I am not pretending anything, and my original use of the word wasn't out of any principle at the time...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Obscenity democracy
Replies: 205
Views: 10816

Re: Obscenity democracy

Alright, I read the recent replies that came in... and it is mostly hot air and bluster. Graeme taking a cheap shot about my character? Come on man, you are better than that. And Adam just here for the pile-on, lol, without properly engaging with what's been written. fyi Fiona outed herself, and the...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Obscenity democracy
Replies: 205
Views: 10816

Re: Obscenity democracy

Well, that makes sense to me. Racism hurts people. Cunts don't hurt anyone. Probs worth quoting. Yeah I've just noticed that the previous posts in this thread are over ten years old. Attitudes can and do change, and most people today accept that those extremely racist terms should be used with extr...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Dec 16, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Obscenity democracy
Replies: 205
Views: 10816

Re: Obscenity democracy

Ok, this is a going to be a bit uncomfortable, and truth be told, it's something I'm not particularly keen to write about, but there is a point of principle involved, so here goes. Cutting straight to the point, I think one of the mods of c4c (Jack Hurst) has made a poor call regarding a censorship ...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Just need two players now! Who will they be? My guess: Callum vs Jack. Callum v Jack would be a great game, but one which would only be possible in an SF this series given that they are seed's 2 and 3 :) Oh yeah, d'oh! Well, I suppose I'd better try again. I'll go Rob vs Jack then... ...though the ...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Paul Anderson wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:32 pm
Just need two players now! Who will they be?
My guess: Callum vs Jack.
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Seems a non-issue to me, and something Fred shouldn't have had to defend himself over. Had the decision been to include this particular non-racist word among the maxes, it would be a non-issue. That it was omitted, makes it an issue, and raises more interesting questions. (The lengthy discussion th...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds
Replies: 40
Views: 2935

Re: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds

The thing is, if you're a random outsider, you've got to do more than just want the job. You've got to put yourself out there and convince people you're serious - not a couple of jokey comments on the forum, but actually put your pride on the line, risk being laughed at, and tell TPTB that you want...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds
Replies: 40
Views: 2935

Re: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds

Seeming as the name Mark Deeks has been put forward a few times, check out the closest thing we currently have to a screentest for him.

So, verdict?
Can you picture him as host one day?
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds
Replies: 40
Views: 2935

Re: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds

Pretty sure there were odds available for both Ned Pendleton and Tom Barnes to be named host when Jeff quit? It's not the most, um, robust market to be pinning any sort of hopes on. (Obviously, because Mark wasn't on the list.) Paul's a more credible option than random Toms, Deeks, or Neds who may ...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who should replace Nick Hewer?
Replies: 41
Views: 3576

Re: Who should replace Nick Hewer?

Callum Todd wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:45 am
L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:24 am
Obviously I'm backing Mark Deeks ahead of both of them.
Whaaat?!
That's rideekulous! :mrgreen:
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who should replace Nick Hewer?
Replies: 41
Views: 3576

Re: Who should replace Nick Hewer?

What do we think the chances of someone like Paul Anderson actually getting this job are? Rachel did not have a broadcasting background when she was selected for the arithmetician role... Would ratings really suffer if the new host was not an established celeb of sorts? I'm not convinced they would....
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who should replace Nick Hewer?
Replies: 41
Views: 3576

Re: Who should replace Nick Hewer?

... so they may end up going down the token diversity route. Why "token" ? Because the novelty factor would be the determining factor in the appointment. Tokenistic filling of diversity quotas is happening a lot in the entertainment industry (particularly the US). I'm surprised the trend has manage...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds
Replies: 40
Views: 2935

Re: Ladbrokes - Next Presenter Odds

I LOVE that Carol is 2nd fave here!
Bring on the triumphant return of Vorders to the fold.

Also in favour of (in order of preference):
Richard Osman
John Barrowman
Moira Stuart
Eamonn Holmes
and of course the only Apterite who made the shortlist, Sean Fletcher! ;)
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Dec 07, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Fred needs no apology, Fiona. I didn't call him a name. Just because you wuss out or chicken out of something, it neither makes you a wuss nor a chicken. I wuss out of things all the time... (like declaring "PANNIER not written down" in my CD QF, for example) Though having read Fred's ridiculous "I'...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Dec 07, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

the fact they've played over 1000 letters rounds by now (I think) and this is the first time such a debate has come up (I think) shows that this is going to happen rarely enough that no policy is needed and in-the-moment decisions can be made. Agree with pretty much all of what u said there. The qu...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

BEN: Have you been involved in the world of Scrabble much lately? Part of the reason that NASPA took the decision to remove slurs, is due to the burgeoning popularity of Scrabble live streaming. It's become very advanced over Twitch & YouTube and they are getting thousands and sometimes tens of thou...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Dec 06, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

I’m quite triggered at the suggestion we don’t know what we’re doing 🤔 How could that possibly trigger you? Of course you don't know what you are doing! Everyone knows this. :) You are hobbyists on a learning curve... The show is getting slicker all the time, but none of you have qualifications in ...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Looking through my games, I noticed SPOUSE was censored. Like what is ZD's agenda against marriage? I'm sOooO tRigGerEd Lol, totes hilair, Bradders. (Sarcasm works best when there is some intelligence behind it, keep that in mind for next time.) The games you refer to are from the infancy of Zoomdo...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 05, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Maybe other like-minded people share your moral code, but why should it be imposed on the majority? What on Earth makes you think you're in the majority here? Know, not think. When John Chew pushed through a "Naughty list" whereby certain 'offensive' words were blacklisted in the US version of tour...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 05, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

As for the offence point, most Countdown people I think hear the syllables of CUNTIER being read out and think of it as an amusing word. The cat's arse thing was funny/charming. Hearing the syllables of PACKIES being read out isn't associated with much fun or frivolity to me and I predict the same ...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Risk causing offence?
Not only did ye have CUNTIER said out loud in S1, but ye went on to have it included as part of your "Highlights of Zoomdown" package, along with a close up of a cat's arse?

Odd.
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:02 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

What was the deal with PACKIES in the last episode?

Usually ye list all maxes, but in that round just the other two (COOKIES and OOPACKS) were mentioned. Was that just Fred wussing out of it for his own personal reasons, or is it Zoomdown policy to censor certain valid dictionary words?
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:47 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You've just been made producer of Countdown...
Replies: 72
Views: 7490

Re: You've just been made producer of Countdown...

Marc Meakin wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:01 am
This show is too white.
Hold on a sec. This is the sort of racism that people are cool with, right?
It's hard to keep up.
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]
Replies: 15
Views: 5169

Re: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]

The third part of the "Irish Countdowners" trilogy is online now.
Potential future Octochamps.
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Wat?! 2020 - Countdown in Waterford (15/08/2020)
Replies: 13
Views: 6425

Re: Co:Wat?! 2020 - Countdown in Waterford (15/08/2020)

So sorry... Much of this is my fault. It was an official FOCAL event. The appropriate fee was paid on time etc etc. In the FOCAL fb chat, I discussed with Jeff about updating the website and the twitter etc, as there was tumbleweed blowing through it, and no mention of Waterford at all. We agreed th...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1473
Views: 375713

Re: Ask Graeme?

In light of the 18-11-2020 daily duel, I wonder which apto daily duel had:
a) the most 1st places awarded
b) the greatest percentage of 1st places awarded (if different)

?
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Nov 16, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]
Replies: 15
Views: 5169

Re: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]

Part 2: It's grim up north!
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You've just been made producer of Countdown...
Replies: 72
Views: 7490

Re: You've just been made producer of Countdown...

"Eoin Jackson and Fiona T have played each other in 23 games, with Eoin Jackson winning 8 games and Fiona T 15 games" - pretty poor record against a woman in a permanent menopausal fug. ;) You hardly want me to stop goin' easy on u? :? I thought it was the gentlemanly thing to do... (To be clear, I...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You've just been made producer of Countdown...
Replies: 72
Views: 7490

Re: You've just been made producer of Countdown...

Fiona T wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:51 pm
Yeah it's fine to assume that women's moods are entirely at the mercy of their hormones, and of course it's OK to equate a man who's a bit grumpy to a menstruating woman, because we all know that menstruating women are incapable of rational thought.
All fair points.
I knew you'd come around. ;)
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 5th November 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 151)
Replies: 8
Views: 832

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 5th November 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 151)

Well I don't know how far in advance the conundrums are chosen, but BRIGANDRY was a toughie, especially against two new contestants! It is better that there is an element of randomness to the Con difficulty (except for in the finals when they are harder by design). It is possible to over-egg the pu...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You've just been made producer of Countdown...
Replies: 72
Views: 7490

Re: You've just been made producer of Countdown...

Not sure how you would incorporate the up-to-the-minute stuff like ZD, Twitter etc in a show that's recorded months ahead Actually, your bringing up of Twitter in there reminds me of a bugbear I have with the show. Twitter gets mentioned A LOT, especially from Rachel in the pre-game chat with Nick....
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You've just been made producer of Countdown...
Replies: 72
Views: 7490

Re: You've just been made producer of Countdown...

Fiona T wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:00 pm
L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:51 am

Is it your time of the month?
The '80s called - they'd like their misogynistic tropes back please.
Does 2020's PC culture now try to deny that PMT exists?
Interesting. I'm not gonna go with that particular denial of reality if it's all the same to you. :)
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You've just been made producer of Countdown...
Replies: 72
Views: 7490

Re: You've just been made producer of Countdown...

Great post. Take your wish list as granted. But then, run the show. 12 hours, costume, makeup, scripts, sound, lighting, teasers, conundrums, scoring, DC guests content, set problems, 8 cameras, all done as live. Then resign. Odd unprovoked whinge. Is it your time of the month? This thread is in no...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)
Replies: 34
Views: 17108

Re: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

Well, if it weren't for Co:Wat?! the number would be 1 or maybe 2, but here's what I've got:- MY HOUSE : 1. Hazel 2. Antoinette 3. Mark M 4. Robbo 5. Eddy 6. Brendan 8. Alan S 10? (Elaine G.) 11? (Sean L) PARENT'S HOUSE : Hazel 9. Jessamine 12? (George D) 13? (Roger S.) SEVERAL LATE 90's GAFFS : 7. ...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]
Replies: 15
Views: 5169

Re: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]

Fingers crossed for part two :D Part 2 is going to be good!!! Will upload it not next Monday, but the Monday after. I tried to find as much actual TV footage of players doing their thang as possible... but it was very very hard to find. For most contestants there is nowt. In video 1, some footage o...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]
Replies: 15
Views: 5169

Re: Countdown on YouTube [etc.]

A Countdown of Irish Octochamps why not! :)
(This is part 1 of a 3-part series.)
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

"Susie agreeing to appear on Zoomdown is the most significant thing to have happened to the Countdown community since the founding of Apterous." That's my thought. The most interesting part is she wants to lex rather than just be a guest. I’ve been trying to get my head around it Is it still too ea...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

"Susie agreeing to appear on Zoomdown is the most significant thing to have happened to the Countdown community since the founding of Apterous."

That's my thought.
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

I agree with what you are saying, Jack. My opinion: The only time that ERE would be acceptable, is if both contestants CLEARLY indicate that they wish it to end. (like for example, by holding up a piece of paper, doing eye rolls to camera, or whatever the agreed 'safe word' equivalent is.) One of th...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Don't worry, nobody on this forum thinks you're a statistician. Cool, you're now a spokesperson for everyone on this forum! I hadn't heard. Congrats. Between that, and helping make Zoomdown what it is... I reckon a "Spoon of Awesome" nom is called for. :mrgreen: I don't think the argument of "Apter...
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Matt Morrison wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:39 pm
Sure, if the program is made for statisticians and pricks.
ooh, touchy! :lol:
by L'oisleatch McGraw
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 152
Views: 12561

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Of course Elliott is right re 'Ending Round Early'. Stephen Read even made a snazzy little "ERE" card to flash during painfully easy numbers rounds. If both contestants have clearly flagged that they'd like to ERE, then go for it sure. I'd give more weight to the opinion of your statistician who's b...