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by Steve Durney
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Contestants You'd Like Too See Given Another Go
Replies: 124
Views: 12593

Re: Contestants You'd Like Too See Given Another Go

Steve Durney wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2009 10:09 pm
Definitely Dinos.
Congratulations Dinos! I knew you'd do well!
by Steve Durney
Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tonight's Dinner
Replies: 121
Views: 9694

Re: Tonight's Dinner

Morrison's pizza - with such sparse toppings I can actually see the base in several places!! :evil:
by Steve Durney
Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Formula One
Replies: 46
Views: 3209

Re: Formula One

Rhys Benjamin wrote:Great season, great champion, great races.

2011? What's going to happen then?
It has to be Lewis! Kers is back, and McLaren have the best form in that area.
by Steve Durney
Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Exam results
Replies: 151
Views: 9962

Re: Exam results

I've just passed my AAT Foundation Accountancy course. I maybe 32, but i'm not too old for a career change!
by Steve Durney
Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

At the last minute i swapped the captaincy from Tevez (2pts) to Malouda (15pts). Woo hoo!
by Steve Durney
Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Chamakheads now entered. Just a question of whether I can be bothered to update it every week! Good to see there's already nearly three times more entries than last season. The more the merrier!
by Steve Durney
Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Age
Replies: 14
Views: 1276

Re: Age

David O'Donnell wrote:
Kai Laddiman wrote:Cool beans.
A workmate also says "cool beans", never ever heard it before.
Cool bananas is better!
by Steve Durney
Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Like
Replies: 54
Views: 3620

Re: Like

Michael Wallace wrote:This is pretty cool.
V. Good!
by Steve Durney
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm

I thought the window cleaner stuff, especially when he was on the lift, was the funniest thing about the show! Window cleaner decides to wheel bike, complete with huge ladder, into strangers house and leave it there. Roy lets him. For some reason. Roy bumps into old friend who is successful. Friend...
by Steve Durney
Sat Jul 03, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm

[/quote]The show has got better if anything.[/quote] Well, we all have our different opinions! The earlier episodes were much better imo, especially with Chris Morris. The lie detector episode was one of the funniest I've ever seen, of any show. This series of The IT Crowd (not Countdown!!) hasn't b...
by Steve Durney
Sat Jul 03, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm

Jeff. Rachel. Even Gyles. But where was Susie?!! And why has this show suddenly become so crap?! Fuck off! The show is letters, numbers, conundrum. It's perfect; no-one could make it shit: not even Des O'Connor but God bless him he tried as best he could. Er, this is a thread about The IT Crowd. So...
by Steve Durney
Fri Jul 02, 2010 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm

Jeff. Rachel. Even Gyles. But where was Susie?!! And why has this show suddenly become so crap?!
by Steve Durney
Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: The IT Crowd - Channel4- Friday 10pm

IT Crowd + Countdown = :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
by Steve Durney
Sat May 22, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Thought someone may have commented by now. Well done to Blackpool for achieving prem league status. Yeah, congrats to Blackpool and Ian Holloway. I bet a certain producer's feeling rather happy tonight! I reckon he won't be feeling much. Probably paralytic from over indulgence of beer. Anybody know...
by Steve Durney
Sat May 22, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Ryan Taylor wrote:Thought someone may have commented by now. Well done to Blackpool for achieving prem league status.
Yeah, congrats to Blackpool and Ian Holloway. I bet a certain producer's feeling rather happy tonight!
by Steve Durney
Mon May 10, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

For some reason I feel compelled to share with everyone the final standings of the Fantasy League. 1 Martin Bishop 2160 points 2 Matt Morrison 2156 3 Oliver Garner 2128 4 Andrew Wilson 2007 5 Steve Durney 1912 6 Jim Bentley 1783 ... Ah, that's why. In my defence i didn't bother making many transfer...
by Steve Durney
Sat May 08, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Electoral Reform
Replies: 58
Views: 3213

Re: Electoral Reform

The Tories have got 10.7 m votes, 2.1m more than Labour, but only 307 seats and aren't able to form a majority government. In 2005, Labour got 9.5 million votes, 0.8m more than the Tories, but were able to form a majority government with 356 seats. In 2005, Lib Dems got 22% of the vote, but less tha...
by Steve Durney
Tue May 04, 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Steve Durney wrote:Although i'm not a huge fan of the weekly transfer thing, i've entered a team anyway!

Only 5 of us so far though. :shock: 11:30am is the shut off point for week 1.
I did advertise it!
by Steve Durney
Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Crisps
Replies: 33
Views: 1525

Re: Crisps

Good ol' cheese + onion, particularly McCoys. Honourable mentions to Walkers Builders breakfast and original mini cheddars.
by Steve Durney
Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Julie T Poll
Replies: 5
Views: 820

Re: Julie T Poll

Stupid, idiotic poll. Someone should not only lock, but delete this thread.
by Steve Durney
Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:31 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Degrees of separation
Replies: 35
Views: 1742

Re: Degrees of separation

I was one under for most of my junior years, but reverted to my correct year when I switched schools and completed GCSEs and A levels on par. Then I made a mess of Cambridge maths exams and was compelled to take a gap year (biggest waste of time ever), and finished my degree 1 over. I'll probably b...
by Steve Durney
Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 12th 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2109

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 12th 2010

I think Rachel actually spelt it out on the board as well. I could be wrong on that though. I think the problem arose because he grunted his answer. Granted, I could be wrong on that though. Very good! :lol: Sounded like a female tennis player gave the answer if you ask me. (I know, I know..... lam...
by Steve Durney
Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 12th 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2109

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 12th 2010

Edwin Mead wrote:
Steve Durney wrote:
Edwin Mead wrote:Unless my ears deceived me, Ned scored 7 points in round 1 from GRANTED, which was not in the selection.
GRUNTED.
In that case, my ears did deceive me.
I think Rachel actually spelt it out on the board as well. I could be wrong on that though.
by Steve Durney
Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday April 12th 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2109

Re: Spoilers For Monday April 12th 2010

Edwin Mead wrote:Unless my ears deceived me, Ned scored 7 points in round 1 from GRANTED, which was not in the selection.
GRUNTED.
by Steve Durney
Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Kirk's Countdown Experience - Out Now!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1022

Re: Kirk's Countdown Experience - Out Now!!

Fascinating read. I've read all the experiences so far, and wish there were a lot more of them! I've never even been to watch a recording, let alone be a contestant, so it's great to read something like this and get a real insight into the programme (particularly things like the last few rounds of K...
by Steve Durney
Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Alternate numbers solutions.
Replies: 25
Views: 1853

Re: Alternate numbers solutions.

Kind of hard to if you want to see the rest of the spoilers thread. I agree that it's tedious to post uninteresting alternative numbers solutions (and let's face it; most of them are just that). And srsly, who gives a damn if someone uses 'ppl' or 'people'? Chill out. Sorry, I thought you could jus...
by Steve Durney
Sat Mar 27, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Alternate numbers solutions.
Replies: 25
Views: 1853

Re: Alternate numbers solutions.

I'm tired of people who use text speak on a computer. Is it really so hard to write 'people' instead of 'ppl'?! FFS, FWIW etc are fair enough, but not being bothered to type an extra three letters is ridiculous. It's called speed typing...the same idea that you didn't pick him up on not using an ap...
by Steve Durney
Sat Mar 27, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Alternate numbers solutions.
Replies: 25
Views: 1853

Re: Alternate numbers solutions.

Im sooooo tired of all the alternate numbers solutions that ppl mercilessly post in spoilers section. What do you all think? I'm tired of people who use text speak on a computer. Is it really so hard to write 'people' instead of 'ppl'?! FFS, FWIW etc are fair enough, but not being bothered to type ...
by Steve Durney
Sat Mar 27, 2010 5:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday March 26th 2010 - Edition 5000
Replies: 45
Views: 2273

Re: Spoilers For Friday March 26th 2010 - Edition 5000

If it's an episode of Countdown that's been broadcast, then it counts! Why wouldn't it just because it's not part of a particular series? It's still an episode of Countdown at the end of the day!!
by Steve Durney
Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Martin Bishop wrote:We are top the league. We are top the league! First time this season - I may be timing it just right.
*Sulks*
by Steve Durney
Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

United are such shits. I honestly believe they can already look forward to the final, the scum. I wouldn't be so sure. Bayern are a tough team (they're German don't forget!) and Manure won't find this easy at all, especially if Riberry and Robben are on form. Then, if they do get past them, they'll...
by Steve Durney
Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: c4countdown: Quick Survey
Replies: 12
Views: 1383

Re: c4countdown: Quick Survey

*Awaits 'explosive' pun*
by Steve Durney
Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:36 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: c4countdown: Quick Survey
Replies: 12
Views: 1383

Re: c4countdown: Quick Survey

Always assumed it was Channel 4 Countdown.
by Steve Durney
Thu Mar 11, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Bevins vs Davies
Replies: 27
Views: 1934

Re: Bevins vs Davies

Matt Morrison wrote:I swear Steve Durney just voted for Chris.
You are shit at it! :lol:
My vote went to Kirk. Should be a great contest though.
by Steve Durney
Fri Feb 26, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Pilot Episode
Replies: 33
Views: 1823

Re: Countdown Pilot Episode

Was that meant to be the case then?! I obviously didn't watch it properly as I just assumed it was a fuck up!!
by Steve Durney
Fri Feb 26, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Pilot Episode
Replies: 33
Views: 1823

Re: Countdown Pilot Episode

Anyone else notice that the score was 7-5 at the end of round 2, when it should have been 12-12?!

Loved the "Compiled or.....?" bit that Kirk mentioned!
by Steve Durney
Tue Feb 23, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday February 23rd 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 1755

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday February 23rd 2010

FOLIATE in round 9.
by Steve Durney
Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Radio Gaga
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Re: Radio Gaga

Do you work for the BBC?! Why aren't others listed, such as Talksport, Heart, Magic, Kerrang etc?

I listen to Talksport most of the time and, very occasionally, 5live.
by Steve Durney
Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who was your first 15-round octochamp?
Replies: 14
Views: 1366

Re: Who was your first 15-round octochamp?

The first series where I actually started to follow the contestants was your one, Kai! So whoever was the first octochamp in Series 59 would be mine. You or Junaid I think.

Edit: Having now looked at the list, I guess that makes it Junaid!
by Steve Durney
Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday February 16th 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 1417

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday February 16th 2010

LANCET, REMOTES and SILENCE in rounds 1,2 and 4, though the first was beaten by DC anyway.
by Steve Durney
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday February 11th 2010
Replies: 43
Views: 1749

Re: Spoilers For Thursday February 11th 2010

Matt Morrison wrote:Fucking awesome 1st numbers Craig, I only got 802. Brilliant.
Ditto again!
Edit: Except that I only got 801!
by Steve Durney
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday February 11th 2010
Replies: 43
Views: 1749

Re: Spoilers For Thursday February 11th 2010

Matt Morrison wrote:Sorry Craig, not rooting for you today.
Ditto!
by Steve Durney
Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Tactics
Replies: 20
Views: 1213

Re: Tactics

If you were right proper good, wouldn't it be sensible to conceal it in the audition so as to increase your chance of playing someone else good in the heats, thus knocking them out before the finals? What would you rather: lose to Junaid in your first match, or in the final and had achieved octocha...
by Steve Durney
Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Triangular Food is Delicious. Discuss.
Replies: 21
Views: 1087

Re: Triangular Food is Delicious. Discuss.

Alec Rivers wrote:
Michael Wallace wrote:
Steve Durney wrote:[Dairylea]
I'm not sure which side of the argument this falls on (I see the triangular thing, but I've never been convinced of their deliciousness).
I'm not convinced it's cheese, either. :?
Still delicious though! :D
by Steve Durney
Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on Big Brother
Replies: 78
Views: 4646

Re: Countdown on Big Brother

Marc Meakin wrote:
Kirk Bevins wrote:Ah, good to watch it on the edit. I resent them referring to him as "the 2009 champion"! :x
Maybe Apterous should arrange a special 2009 champion of champion special best of 3 between Kirk and Chris.
Sounds good. Should be an annual event.
by Steve Durney
Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Triangular Food is Delicious. Discuss.
Replies: 21
Views: 1087

Re: Triangular Food is Delicious. Discuss.

But cheese is probably quite a bit lower due to the 3D-trapezoid type shape that most packaged cheddars come in these days (Cathedral City, Pilgrim's Choice, et al), and own brand cheeses are nearly all cuboid - triangular cheese is now generally the stuff of a deli cheese counter, I'm tempted to s...
by Steve Durney
Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Xmas=Darts
Replies: 40
Views: 2686

Re: Xmas=Darts

Andrew Herbertson wrote:Adams will have nothing to do with the PDC won't even play in the grand slam.
Why?
by Steve Durney
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:58 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Sports / Maths Puzzle(s)...
Replies: 205
Views: 10301

Re: Sports / Maths Puzzle(s)...

Charlie Reams wrote:
Bob De Caux wrote: A pretty dull season was enlivened by Spurs thrashing Arsenal 5-0 home and away.
Also my prediction for the 2010/2011 season.
The reverse would be a LOT more likely!
by Steve Durney
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:54 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Stems you've found useful
Replies: 15
Views: 1359

Re: Stems you've found useful

IRK + K = KIRK
by Steve Durney
Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on Big Brother
Replies: 78
Views: 4646

Re: Countdown on Big Brother

Kai Laddiman wrote:
Jon Corby wrote:I was at 6th Form College with Alex Reid 8-)
Alex Reid is in my year at school 8-)
Jordan used to be my neighbour. 8-)
by Steve Durney
Wed Jan 06, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Formula 1 thread
Replies: 32
Views: 2050

Re: Formula 1 thread

Looks set to be a very exciting season. As usual it will depend primarily on how good the cars are as to who will be fighting for the title. This time last year everyone was predicting Lewis would win it and Jensen would be nowhere! As the specs haven't changed as radically as last year then i'd exp...
by Steve Durney
Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday December 18th 2009 Grand Final
Replies: 66
Views: 6351

Re: Spoilers For Friday December 18th 2009 Grand Final

Congratulations Chris! May not have had the drama of yesterday but still a great final nonetheless. Already looking forward to S62!
by Steve Durney
Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Marc Meakin wrote:Some great match ups for the champions league knock out phase.
Who did Liverpool get ;)
Sorry Matt.
Very happy with Arsenal getting Porto!
Becks going back to OT is gonna be worth watching.
by Steve Durney
Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday December 17th 2009
Replies: 118
Views: 6201

Re: Spoilers For Thursday December 17th 2009

Ooh, I so can't wait. I'm actually able to watch it live, so we might a have a pretty-close-to-live recap today. I just wished I was able to see it live live, but what can you do :?: I;ve got a spare Flux Capacitor going cheap. ;) How cheap :?: Isn't it easier just to use the actual question mark k...
by Steve Durney
Thu Dec 17, 2009 7:51 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 87361

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Arsenal again played shockingly bad, and were extremely lucky to avoid defeat. They've been really lucky this season so far. I can easily see Liverpool overhauling them. Arsenal will probably finish outside the top 4. We have been off form in the last few games, but to say we've been lucky this sea...
by Steve Durney
Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Poll counter-poll (interpoll) (pollyanne)
Replies: 26
Views: 1290

Re: Poll counter-poll (interpoll) (pollyanne)

The game. No matter who's presenting it, who the contestants are or who's in DC, I watch it because I love playing the game itself. It's just a shame I lose more often than I win! That said, i'd be more than happy if Tim Vine was in DC every week!
by Steve Durney
Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What do you dislike most about Countdown?
Replies: 164
Views: 7499

Re: What do you dislike most about Countdown?

D Eadie wrote:the placing of Origins of Words
Would just like to make it clear that this isn't something I dislike about Countdown - far from it. Was just a question, thats all. There honestly isn't anything I dislike about Countdown at all - I love the programme!! :D
by Steve Durney
Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What do you dislike most about Countdown?
Replies: 164
Views: 7499

Re: What do you dislike most about Countdown?

But WHY is it before the numbers? Hasn't anyone on the production team ever suggested it being after instead? Wouldn't the contestants prefer it that way? Because people switch off after Round 10 to make a cuppa, and Damian wants them to watch Origin of Words. This has been mentioned before but I c...
by Steve Durney
Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What do you dislike most about Countdown?
Replies: 164
Views: 7499

Re: What do you dislike most about Countdown?

The placing of the 'Origin of Words' section, why not have it after the second numbers round, and just before the adverts (as with the dictionary guest slot after the first numbers round), instead of before the second numbers round, as it is now, it breaks up the rhythm of the flow of the game a bi...