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by Ray Wilding
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 20th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 74)
Replies: 7
Views: 520

Spoilers for Friday 20th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 74)

(50-8)*8-9+4 in R6, a little surprised Rachel didn't get that in time.
by Ray Wilding
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 5th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 63)
Replies: 8
Views: 839

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 5th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 63)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:24 pm
I know people guess non-words but two people coming up with LUMINEER and LUMINEERS is a bit of a weird coincidence. What about LUMINEER says "word"?
They were likely thinking of LUMINAIRE
by Ray Wilding
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 3rd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 61)
Replies: 6
Views: 802

Spoilers for Tuesday 3rd April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 61)

OUTRANTED to beat OUTRATED in R1.
OSETROVA an alt to ROOTAGES in R5.
by Ray Wilding
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Very nice, HOATZINS is a good spot, and you even managed a solution to a numbers round with a typo! The 18 should've been an 8.
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Another 15 rounder for y'all: R1 - Letters - VRTUOELXE R2 - Letters - LRPAIEVCA R3 - Numbers - 10 9 5 5 4 1 @642 R4 - Letters - FCBEIORNU R5 - Letters - SHLAEAMCS R6 - Numbers - 100 75 50 25 9 2 @821 R7 - Letters - DGSAAOWMS R8 - Letters - LSDIIOSNR R9 - Numbers - 8 8 7 6 5 2 @978 R10 - Letters - PK...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Here, have some rounds while Apterous has died.
Replies: 6
Views: 1363

Re: Here, have some rounds while Apterous has died.

David Barnard wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:54 am
Got 71 on that, here's a few tough conundrums

HOPYYELNG
HHTTCCOKE
TPEYHCAER
CHAVISTER
MUYUHPSBL
PISKILLNI
KLLECASHS
MONIKEROA
ROLEMAADM
TOPTYMESA
PHYLOGENY, TCHOTCHKE, ARCHETYPE, TSAREVICH, SUBPHYLUM, SPILLIKIN?, SHELLACKS, don't know, MELODRAMA, ASYMPTOTE
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

R01: UETFKVNOE R02: LTNOIITEN R03: 4,7,1,6,10,1 => 110 R04: SDOUWHEIE R05: LOSRISPET R06: 25,100,50,7,9,1 => 322 R07: AAEYMLPDA R08: RGOIBXECS R09: 100,75,10,3,4,10 => 904 R10: LANOSALEM R11: RAEIEDQRO R12: EZCUJNEIS R13: GDOPETARI R14: 50,25,75,100,7,5 => 981 R15: QUERYFAIL (conundrum) EVENT, LENI...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: A Conundrum Alphabet... while you wait
Replies: 8
Views: 1680

Re: A Conundrum Alphabet... while you wait

22. BISMILLAH

Just leaves
01. UPHANGOUT - P
13. MYHARDBIT - D
15. HESTOKOOL - T
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Next set: R1 - Letters - AOIBRNJDA R2 - Letters - AEINYVVRN R3 - Numbers - 6 3 8 4 1 2 @961 R4 - Letters - AOIDSRTTP R5 - Letters - UAELNDNOO R6 - Numbers - 5 4 7 2 3 1 @295 R7 - Letters - AEORTPDLT R8 - Letters - AEIRSLXUU R9 - Numbers - 100 10 8 5 7 7 @838 R10 - Letters - AOIBBHNMZ R11 - Letters ...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Next set: R1 - Letters - AOIBRNJDA R2 - Letters - AEINYVVRN R3 - Numbers - 6 3 8 4 1 2 @961 R4 - Letters - AOIDSRTTP R5 - Letters - UAELNDNOO R6 - Numbers - 5 4 7 2 3 1 @295 R7 - Letters - AEORTPDLT R8 - Letters - AEIRSLXUU R9 - Numbers - 100 10 8 5 7 7 @838 R10 - Letters - AOIBBHNMZ R11 - Letters ...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:28 pm
Mark Deeks wrote:
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:28 pm
BAOJIA and I think BRAWNER
Nice spots :)
BAOJIA certainly is, but BRAWNER is invalid.
I may as well give the max is RAWENER
As for the conundrum the answer is SHOWMANCE
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

A 7 is available in R2 and a 6 available in R4, but I don't think they'll be found. The conundrum remains unsolved.
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Here we go again: R1 - Letters - CDFIUILDD R2 - Letters - RWMEAERNB R3 - Numbers - 75 25 10 9 5 1 @739 R4 - Letters - QPBAIOJTA R5 - Letters - XPREOEDSP R6 - Numbers - 10 7 5 3 2 1 @259 R7 - Letters - LGMEEOREZ R8 - Letters - LNSIEESIE R9 - Numbers - 100 25 9 7 7 5 @253 R10 - Letters - RYYAEOTIU R1...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

I've got another set of rounds, too. R01: BGACOSEDI R02: JTNFCOEUM R03: 25,100,75,50,9,6 @ 835 R04: IOIPGPROE R05: SAYOMAEGT R06: 75,2,3,8,4,8 @ 555 R07: ASRESMUIL R08: PDBEAORDI R09: 25,75,8,6,4,1 @ 559 R10: PXKSAIONT R11: DNEUAQNVI R12: AFOWILUTO R13: SUWRISEON R14: 2,6,6,5,3,8 @ 778 R15: LANGLYB...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

FLUIDIC, WARMER, 740=(75-1)*10, BIOTA, REPOSED, 259=(10*3+5+2)*7/1, EMERGE, LENSES, 253=(100+25+5)*(9-7)-7, RYOTEI, RATION, WAGONS, VIOLETS, 327=(100+10-1)*(5-2), CASHWOMEN? The effects of my morning coffee are clearly starting to wear off here. I make that 8 maxes and 100/117 score. The letters I ...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Here we go again: R1 - Letters - CDFIUILDD R2 - Letters - RWMEAERNB R3 - Numbers - 75 25 10 9 5 1 @739 R4 - Letters - QPBAIOJTA R5 - Letters - XPREOEDSP R6 - Numbers - 10 7 5 3 2 1 @259 R7 - Letters - LGMEEOREZ R8 - Letters - LNSIEESIE R9 - Numbers - 100 25 9 7 7 5 @253 R10 - Letters - RYYAEOTIU R11...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Next rounds: R1 - Letters - AAAMBLFDE R2 - Letters - EUUFTGLSS R3 - Numbers - 8 7 9 1 2 2 @986 R4 - Letters - IAENRTPYS R5 - Letters - UEERMRDRB R6 - Numbers - 100 75 25 3 3 1 @939 R7 - Letters - AIOMLRPFM R8 - Letters - IOEMCTXAG R9 - Numbers - 100 50 7 4 4 7 @739 R10 - Letters - OUEPNDSTG R11 - L...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

[/size]9207] Next rounds: R1 - Letters - AOIMFTANH R2 - Letters - EIOTMNJAA R3 - Numbers - 8 7 9 8 2 7 @993 R4 - Letters - IIOPBHWTI R5 - Letters - UIUBBMNDR R6 - Numbers - 9 3 6 2 7 8 @538 R7 - Letters - AOUMGPRSC R8 - Letters - IOIMCTXAA R9 - Numbers - 100 50 8 6 4 2 @529 R10 - Letters - OOUTPSHT...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Here's mine: R1 - Letters - DCHOUIERI R2 - Letters - RCDAOETPG R3 - Numbers - 75 9 8 4 3 2 @719 R4 - Letters - NNDOEAHIG R5 - Letters - SLRIOEJNA R6 - Numbers - 100 75 8 6 4 1 @561 R7 - Letters - VBSAAETUL R8 - Letters - TPZEOOOBA R9 - Numbers - 25 9 6 5 4 2 @751 R10 - Letters - DYTOUIMCN R11 - Let...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Dang, I got sniped on mine. Gonna post it anyway. Here's a Masters game, for anyone who wants to party like it's 1991 (as well as early in the morning on a weekday). ----------------------------------- R01: SLUIMSOAR R02: 75,7,6,3,1,8 @ 356 R03: USERSTATE (conundrum) R04: IAIPWTARE R05: 75,100,6,8,...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Here's mine: R1 - Letters - DCHOUIERI R2 - Letters - RCDAOETPG R3 - Numbers - 75 9 8 4 3 2 @719 R4 - Letters - NNDOEAHIG R5 - Letters - SLRIOEJNA R6 - Numbers - 100 75 8 6 4 1 @561 R7 - Letters - VBSAAETUL R8 - Letters - TPZEOOOBA R9 - Numbers - 25 9 6 5 4 2 @751 R10 - Letters - DYTOUIMCN R11 - Lett...
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Tom S wrote:
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:54 am
BTW the OED accepts GAMBIERS, but the app max only had MIRAGES....
GAMBIER is a mass noun: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/gambier
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

Tom S wrote:
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:32 am
NNIRIALNG
There is an 8 in this round I don't think anyone will get.
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

INHERE and (75*25+4-3)/2 for alts.
by Ray Wilding
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 154
Views: 2732

Re: While y'all wait...

75*10+7*3+7 <-- Whoops, made 778 instead of 788 :oops:
RAPID
JESSIES
(75+1)*(100/25+2)
OUTDOES
by Ray Wilding
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 493
Views: 89464

Re: Is Apterous down?

Been down for 8 hours now...
by Ray Wilding
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)
Replies: 10
Views: 1023

Re: Spoilers for Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)

DEPLORES a beater in R11.
75*100/25*2+3 another method in R14.
by Ray Wilding
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)
Replies: 10
Views: 1023

Re: Spoilers for Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)

((100+10)*75+50)/25 another method in R6.
Did DC not mention ANODIZER to beat ANODIZE in R8?
by Ray Wilding
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)
Replies: 10
Views: 1023

Spoilers for Friday 30th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 59)

EARWIGS a beater in R1.
(100-8)*(8-5)-1 another method in R3.
by Ray Wilding
Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 26th March 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 972

Re: Spoilers for Monday 26th March 2018

WOOFTER in R13
by Ray Wilding
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 54)
Replies: 4
Views: 789

Spoilers for Friday 23rd March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 54)

MOULAGE a beater in R1.
ADINOLES one of a few 8s in R8.
50*7-75+8+100/25 another method in the last numbers.
by Ray Wilding
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 19th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 50)
Replies: 9
Views: 826

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

URANOTIL in R5
MOUNTAIN in R7
ODORIZE in R8
by Ray Wilding
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 15th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 48)
Replies: 10
Views: 1419

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

Unbelievable that Rachel missed 100+75+50-9-6 in the first numbers.
by Ray Wilding
Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 14th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 47)
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Spoilers for Wednesday 14th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 47)

I was beaten with REMAINER and on the conundrum.
by Ray Wilding
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 8th March 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 43)
Replies: 12
Views: 1189

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

Loved Dave's reaction to ANTISERUM.

Great solve by Zarte in the first numbers.

Edit: REDPOINT a beater in R13.
by Ray Wilding
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 2nd March 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Spoilers for Friday 2nd March 2018

ESPOUSAL in R7
by Ray Wilding
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday, February 26, 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 940

Re: Spoilers for Monday, February 26, 2018

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:32 pm
Did you edit your original post without it saying so somehow, Ray? Trying to work out how you posted about abutter before the round had been on...
Yeah, I tend to edit my posts rather than double post. I'll add that it was edited.
by Ray Wilding
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday, February 26, 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 940

Re: Spoilers for Monday, February 26, 2018

AMORTISER-> MORTARISE

Edit: ABETTER or ABUTTER in R7