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by Martin Hurst
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 15
Views: 546

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

PEDIFORM R5 Lovely gesture by Graham on the conundrum, if anyone saw. What did he do specifically? I noticed this too - Mike shouted out the answer before buzzing and instead of Graeme buzzing himself and stealing it, he let Mike buzz properly and take the points. Would be interesting to know what ...
by Martin Hurst
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Summary for James Riddell (would be shocked if his nickname wasn't "Jimmy Riddle" at school)......... Wins: 6 Points: 558 Current seed: 8 Total Maximums: 40/105 (38%) Letters Maximums: 30/70 (43%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 4 Medals (7+ ...
by Martin Hurst
Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 101
Views: 17779

Re: Countdowners in the news

Series 76 quarter finalist and former Apterite James Slater standing for the Labour Party at the Camden Council elections....... http://camdennewjournal.com/article/cou ... -mhadsteap
by Martin Hurst
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Summary for James Kennedy (wonder if his middle initial is F? Topical if it is!)......... Wins: 8 Points: 736 Current seed: 6 Total Maximums: 44/120 (37%) Letters Maximums: 26/80 (33%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 0 Medals (7+ length maxes...
by Martin Hurst
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

(Late) summary for Alex Smith......... Wins: 4 Points: 400 Current seed: 8 Total Maximums: 26/75 (35%) Letters Maximums: 13/50 (26%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 0 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant o...
by Martin Hurst
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Summary for Eoin Jackson......... Wins: 8 Points: 778 Current seed: 4 Total Maximums: 59/120 (49%) Letters Maximums: 28/80 (35%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 2 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant or DC...
by Martin Hurst
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Summary for Phil Peel......... Wins: 6 Points: 609 Current seed: 5 Total Maximums: 38/105 (36%) Letters Maximums: 17/70 (24%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 1 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant or DC on...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Sorry for the delay! Haven't been up to date with episodes for a couple of weeks so was avoiding the Wiki like the plague to swerve spoilers! Summary for Ben Leyburn......... Wins: 5 Points:558 Current seed: 5 Total Maximums: 40/90 (44%) Letters Maximums: 20/60 (33%) Badges (7+ length maxes not prev...
by Martin Hurst
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Summary for Nikki Saarsteiner......... Wins: 4 Points: 392 Current seed: 5 Total Maximums: 20/75 (27%) Letters Maximums: 12/50 (24%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 3 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant o...
by Martin Hurst
Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 31 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 42)
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: Spoilers for the actual Thursday 30 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 42)

Gavin Chipper wrote: ↑
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:23 pm
Martin Hurst wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:55 pm
[And of course it is the 31st today, not the 30th - I'll get my coat.
As Ray says, you can change it in the first post and it should correct in the listing. If Johnny does the same in his, we should be all good!
Done :oops:
by Martin Hurst
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 31 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 42)
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: Spoilers for the actual Thursday 30 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 42)

JC a day ahead of himself yesterday :oops: Well done to Nikki - a very exciting game and good to see her time on Apterous bearing some fruit. 5 out of 9 consonants drawn were the letter T in rounds 12 and the beginning of round 13 - shake the bag up a bit lads! Shame we didn't have a "I've got diar...
by Martin Hurst
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 31 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 42)
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Spoilers for Thursday 31 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 42)

JC a day ahead of himself yesterday :oops: Well done to Nikki - a very exciting game and good to see her time on Apterous bearing some fruit. 5 out of 9 consonants drawn were the letter T in rounds 12 and the beginning of round 13 - shake the bag up a bit lads! Shame we didn't have a "I've got diarr...
by Martin Hurst
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

And when will someone notice that someone has nicked the K tile?
by Martin Hurst
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Summary for Noel McIlvenny......... Wins: 8 Points: 793 Current seed: 3 Total Maximums: 52/120 (43%) Letters Maximums: 27/80 (34%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 2 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant or ...
by Martin Hurst
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Summary for Michael "Cov" Pfeffer......... Wins: 8 Points: 770 Current seed: 3 Total Maximums: 44/120 (37%) Letters Maximums: 23/80 (29%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 0 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contest...
by Martin Hurst
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday, 3rd August 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1288

Re: Spoilers for Thursday, 3rd August 2017

Elliott Mellor wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:49 pm
He seems a bit sure of himself, which doesn't make for great viewing.
Alanis
by Martin Hurst
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

The stats for the enigmatic John Cowen (coincidentally I just missed "enigmatic" as a conundrum on Apterous :oops: ) Wins: 8 Points: 799 Current seed: 2 Total Maximums: 56/120 (47%) Letters Maximums: 36/80 (45%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*)...
by Martin Hurst
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Shabir Alidina Wins: 4 Points: 364 Current seed: 2 Total Maximums: 13/75 (17%) Letters Maximums: 3/50 (6%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 0 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant or DC on CD before**): 0 Ba...
by Martin Hurst
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 13 July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 9)
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 13 July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 9)

Interesting new pinky/purple mood lighting on the crucial conundrum! :P
by Martin Hurst
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 169
Views: 22340

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Who won last season? ;-)
by Martin Hurst
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

Did anyone notice the rather monumental coincidence related to the targets that CECIL came up with today? I didn't until I saw it on the Apterous Wiki page ;-) http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_6622 - how on earth did you spot this? :shock: I make it a one in 653,188,856,401 chance of that happening...
by Martin Hurst
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Re: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

So, Starting with Tom Chafer-Cook. Wins: 8 Points: 896 Current seed: 1 Total Maximums: 82/120 (68%) Letters Maximums: 54/80 (68%) Badges (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant on CD before*): 12 Medals (7+ length maxes not previously submitted as a max by a contestant or ...
by Martin Hurst
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 39
Views: 7422

Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)

The daily spoilers threads work really well, but it isn't the easiest format to have ongoing discussions about more general things like how the series is shaping up in terms of how the seedings are looking, apterites who are coming up as future challengers, when it nears finals time our predictions ...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 4th July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 2)
Replies: 3
Views: 753

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 4th July 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 2)

49 maxes from 4 games so far for Tom - pretty awesome by anyone's standard! 8-)
by Martin Hurst
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th June 2017 (Series 76 GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 5
Views: 975

Spoilers for Friday 30th June 2017 (Series 76 GRAND FINAL)

(1) Stephen Read

Versus

(3) MOOOOOOOOSE! 8-)

Could be a cracker :)
by Martin Hurst
Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 1492

Re: Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)

By the way, I think Elliott's conundrums are slightly overrated. He may have got them all but not in the impressive speeds of a really top player. I think they were mostly fairly gettable anyway. Good point - they may well try to "test" his 100% record with a horrible obscure compound word as well.
by Martin Hurst
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 1492

Re: Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)

I'm not sure if I agree with there not being much between 2-7, I'd say they are all players with different strengths. I didn't see Lawrie's games so I can't comment on them, so I'll only do 2-6. Jeff and Wes are probably the strongest numbers players in the pool. Jeff showing he was strong on a var...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 1492

Series 76 Finals - predictions (may contain spoilers)

Stephen Read looks a massive favourite, but I don't think there is too much between seeds 2 and 7 - could lead to some interesting games! My predictions............ QFs Stephen Read (1) v James Slater (8) - Stephen to win by 60-70 points Jeff Clayton (2) v Lawrie Collingwood (7) - Jeff to be pushed,...
by Martin Hurst
Thu May 18, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Introducing... the H2H-o-Matic!
Replies: 6
Views: 1351

Re: Introducing... the H2H-o-Matic!

Outstanding work - well done :D
by Martin Hurst
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 20th April 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1506

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 20th April 2017

Was a cracking game - nail-biting stuff! Berkan did very well in his run and was unlucky to be halted at this stage of his run, and Nick looks like he has the potential to do well. Hopefully someone had a word with him and he speeds up his selections for subsequent game(s) though!!!
by Martin Hurst
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 101
Views: 17779

Re: Countdowners in the news

A few Countdowners in the news this week: A report on Phyl Styles, who was recently part of the Series Championship-winning Verbivores team on BBC2 quiz show Only Connect http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/north-norfolk-tv-game-show-veteran-named-series-winner-in-bbc2-s-only-connect-1-4968435 Countdown cal...
by Martin Hurst
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Going on TV:- What is the timeline?
Replies: 19
Views: 3397

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

Application - 21st March
Audition date confirmed - 13th April
Telephone audition - 18th April (was told I passed straight away)
Recording date confirmed - 31st May
Recording date - 25th June
Air date - 25th August
by Martin Hurst
Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown
Replies: 44
Views: 4767

Re: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown

That's interesting. She seems like one of the ones I wouldn't mind. Why did she do your head in out of interest? I won't be on the show for another 2 years or so maybe. Don't get me wrong she wasn't malicious or nasty or anything, and she was very friendly, but pretty much between every round of ev...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown
Replies: 44
Views: 4767

Re: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown

I had Gloria in DC for 5 of my shows - she did my head in. That's interesting. She seems like one of the ones I wouldn't mind. Why did she do your head in out of interest? I won't be on the show for another 2 years or so maybe. Don't get me wrong she wasn't malicious or nasty or anything, and she w...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown
Replies: 44
Views: 4767

Re: Apterites who have yet to appear on Countdown

I had Gloria in DC for 5 of my shows - she did my head in.
by Martin Hurst
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge and Only Connect 2016/17
Replies: 65
Views: 8251

Re: University Challenge and Only Connect 2016/17

I thought the Verbivores were vvul on OC this week - stitched up by awful categories in the last round. Was almost as if it was a deliberate ploy by the producers...... :shock:
by Martin Hurst
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdowners in the news
Replies: 101
Views: 17779

Re: Countdowners in the news

Dan McColm in the news today........

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-e ... e-38687837
by Martin Hurst
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: You Are The Darts Ref
Replies: 15
Views: 853

Re: You Are The Darts Ref

In an un-refereed match, common sense would suggest it is effectively a "dead ball" after the first dart goes in and is clear it isn't going to fall out without any further external force applied to it. In a refereed match, the throw would be bust as soon as the ref calls "no score", which he/she sh...
by Martin Hurst
Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Annie Humphries and Graham Hill
Replies: 10
Views: 1413

Re: Annie Humphries and Graham Hill

Uh-oh Martin! Could this mean she went out of remission and came back in again? There is nothing to suggest her absence was due to ill health, and (as has been said many times in this thread) it is none of our business. Can I suggest this thread is now "locked" (if such thing is possible on here?) ...
by Martin Hurst
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Annie Humphries and Graham Hill
Replies: 10
Views: 1413

Re: Annie Humphries and Graham Hill

So, Annie is now eligible for the Series 76 finals! Good on the Countdown crew! Recent article about Annie http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/14992938.Countdown_final_beckons_for_retired_teacher_Annie/ No further details really about her absence from the S75 finals (which is, of course, not really any...
by Martin Hurst
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 5th January 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Spoilers for Thursday 5th January 2017

Thought I'd set up the first one of the year! Interesting start for the current champion (Darren Godfrey) - in his 2 wins prior to today he has had just one max in 20 letters games, but a perfect 8 from 8 in his numbers games (including a couple of very good solves). Definitely someone to select "on...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Goody Bags through the ages.
Replies: 22
Views: 2192

Re: Countdown Goody Bags through the ages.

Edward Byrne wrote:I cant see why it would be a video game. many contestants on countdown were elderly then and what use would they have for such an item.
Probably more use than two of the same board game that seem to be there ;-)
by Martin Hurst
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Goody Bags through the ages.
Replies: 22
Views: 2192

Re: Countdown Goody Bags through the ages.

Looks too skinny for a video - I would guess it is a computer game on something like a Spectrum or a Commodore 64, though an hour's trawl through google images hasn't come up with anything that matches :(
by Martin Hurst
Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thusday August 25th 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1265

Re: Spoilers for Thusday August 25th 2016

Hi Martin, just wondering: Are you any relation to Jack or Josh ? Or, for that matter, Bill , John , Rachel or Tony ? PS Congrats for winning the series. :) Thanks Stewart, No, I am no relation to any of these (unless in a tenuous Danny Dyer to William the Conqueror type of way that I am unaware of...
by Martin Hurst
Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd December 2016 (Grand Final)
Replies: 11
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd December 2016 (Grand Final)

Thanks everyone :) All of the planets very much aligned for me in terms I was very fortunate to avoid some of the top Apterites that have either appeared in the last few series or are rumoured to appear over the next couple of series, and that all the players I faced in the finals (as I'm sure they ...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th December 2016 (4th Quarter Final)
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th December 2016 (4th Quarter Final)

If anyone is wondering, there was no DC spot today as it was an anecdote from Carol Kirkwood talking about this incident https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMk8KKWAq7c

We were all sat in the audience saying to each other "surely they're not going to broadcast this", and alas, they didn't.......
by Martin Hurst
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers
Replies: 20
Views: 1586

Re: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers

It's a real shame Annie couldn't make it but my view is that if you can't make the recording of your series final then it should just be tough bananas because it's not fair on contestants on the next series to accommodate you. It'd be better to invite her back for some kind of special. Maybe agains...
by Martin Hurst
Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers
Replies: 20
Views: 1586

Re: Who Will Win Series 75? -- Caution: Possible Spoilers

What happens to the 8th seed of the next series? Presumably there'll only be seven slots, unless the top 8 are all octochamps and beat her total. Very harsh on the person that finishes 8th then, especially if it is a series with more episodes due to less horses. Perhaps it could be an opportunity t...
by Martin Hurst
Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 496
Views: 34423

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who still have their paper tax disc on display in their car, despite the need to do this ending long ago, and all paper tax discs have long expired anyway......!
by Martin Hurst
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 155
Views: 26943

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

Not a quiz, but Doug Roberts (the pirate guy from CD a few weeks ago) was on Watchdog after he complained that a supermarket gift set of 3 jars of jam was more than double the price of buying the three jars of jam individually.
by Martin Hurst
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 496
Views: 34423

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People with personalised number plates. All of them are PEN15's.
by Martin Hurst
Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 1st December 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 1st December 2016

A new era of TTTs today I believe.......
by Martin Hurst
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 24th November 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 684

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 24th November 2016

Has probably been confirmed elsewhere, but you (and the Wiki now) are correct - the QFs start 15/12/16, and no episode 9/12/16 (due to horsies).
by Martin Hurst
Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 496
Views: 34423

Re: People you shouldn't trust

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37979456 [/quote] Same sort of thing happened when I worked for Aviva a few years ago - someone internally accidentally forwarded a work-related email to a secret "all employees" distribution list that existed (for emergencies I guess), and it went to everyone U...
by Martin Hurst
Sat Nov 12, 2016 2:16 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 496
Views: 34423

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who get excited over the annual John Lewis Christmas advert
by Martin Hurst
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 496
Views: 34423

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who unnecessarily "reply to all" - scum. Pure scum.
by Martin Hurst
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: The Future Of Recaps
Replies: 15
Views: 2487

Re: The Future Of Recaps

Do we need recaps when we have the Apterous wiki? Seems a lot of work for little gain. Maybe instead more meat can go in the spoilers thread each day, so as well as people posting DC beaters and alt numbers as they do now, some irreverent commentary can be added afterwards? Spoilers threads tend to...
by Martin Hurst
Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: The Future Of Recaps
Replies: 15
Views: 2487

Re: The Future Of Recaps

Do we need recaps when we have the Apterous wiki? Seems a lot of work for little gain. Maybe instead more meat can go in the spoilers thread each day, so as well as people posting DC beaters and alt numbers as they do now, some irreverent commentary can be added afterwards?
by Martin Hurst
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 25th October 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 911

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 25th October 2016

Loving the Joe Lycett dance to the end credits - Susie even tried to join in today (briefly!)