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by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, QF2)
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Re: Spoilers for Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, QF2)

Noel Mc wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:25 pm
If he had declared 814, it would have been a 14 point swing, would have won by 8. It was tense in the studio watching it!
Yeah, forgot Bradley scored in that round.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, QF2)
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Re: Spoilers for Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, QF2)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:22 pm
James could have got 814 from that and he'd be 7 points up right now.
And he lost by 6!
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)
Replies: 20
Views: 1081

Re: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)

Easy win for James today. He was never really troubled.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, QF2)
Replies: 10
Views: 136

Re: Spoilers for Friday 15th December 2017 (Series 77, QF2)

James could have got 814 from that and he'd be 7 points up right now.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)
Replies: 20
Views: 1081

Re: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)

In future, could it be a good idea for people to come up with their own margins? Maybe with different choices depending on who contests the semis/finals (or change them up as the results come in like real fantasy football)? A lot of people guess winning margins anyway so might as well combine these...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 6555

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

Chris Froome now in trouble. It's astounding the number of asthma sufferers you find at the top level of cycling It's reckoned that the training that elite athletes do actually brings on the asthma. And I think asthma medication is open to all athletes anyway. For most of the past decade, Olympic a...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)
Replies: 20
Views: 1081

Re: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)

Today's game was tight. Tom looked like he had it until that conundrum spot from Graeme. 40 points up after 9 rounds as well.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)

Richard Priest wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:58 pm
Bit of an un-PC introduction of the challenger. Wouldn't surprise me if there are a few complaints about that one.
I missed the introduction. Did he do a rendition of "Who ate all the pies?"
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)

I think Rachel was a bit too encouraging in round 14 when that guy was doing the numbers. She should have left him to it a bit more to see if he could make it on his own.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 115)

Bradley Horrocks wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:42 pm
TELLINA as a less significant beater in same round
Also in that round was ENTAIL for six. Worth mentioning because DC seemed to go for desperate measures in getting a six by getting a very obscure word (can't remember what it was).
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2017 - nominations
Replies: 7
Views: 431

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2017 - nominations

Since this is Apterous' 10th year, could we also do a Game of the Decade? Yes we could, nice idea! It'd be easy. Just do it after the 2017 winner is chosen... Allow people vote on what they consider the greatest of the 10 annual winners so far. I've been running the annual poll since 2010, the year...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 182
Views: 21068

Re: Deathwatch 2017

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:12 pm
Charles Manson and Jana Novotna.
Tom S wrote:
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:03 am
Couple of days late but Jana Novotna.
Yeah, you were.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 182
Views: 21068

Re: Deathwatch 2017

by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 512
Views: 68526

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had one last night where I seemed to have eventually got around to applying and filming for Countdown. Now, I must have been suffering from amnesia or something because I somehow could not remember ever filming at all despite the fact 3 of my episodes had aired, with me scoring a record 154 in the ...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)
Replies: 20
Views: 1081

Re: Fantasy Countdown (will contain series 77 spoilers)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:49 pm
I'll play it fast and loose...

Game 1: HIGHER
Game 2: HIGHER
Game 3: HIGHER
Game 4: HIGHER
Game 5: HIGHER
Game 6: HIGHER
Game 7: HIGHER
Interesting. In which case:

Game 1: LOWER
Game 2: LOWER
Game 3: LOWER
Game 4: LOWER
Game 5: LOWER
Game 6: LOWER
Game 7: LOWER
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 305
Views: 26890

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

At the Huddersfield parkrun before CO:Hud, me and Mike Springett both took part, and here are the results with points in brackets : 10. Gevin Chapwell - 19:04 (66.7) 97. Mike Springett - 23:23 (33.3) And here is the updated points table: 1. Gevin Chapwell - 355 2. Mike Springett - 110 3. Oliver Gar...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)
Replies: 11
Views: 688

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)

RAJOID.

(I just took the S off RAIOIDS and did a search to find it.)
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally
Replies: 115
Views: 6555

Re: Lance Armstrong and "doping" generally

https://www.balls.ie/athletics/doug-logan-378970 Great article this. Yeah, I don't think it's anything new though. I think it's been discussed before that you could just allow anything, but the women would end up as men, and the men would and up as monsters, and young people wouldn't aspire to be l...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 215
Views: 14421

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

On Robot Wars, they've just had the grand final. I won't put any major spoilers, but I quite enjoyed the 10-way fight at the start. But I think it would have been much better without the pit or house robots. In fact the whole show would. And the Fog of War is just pathetic. Also, Detectorists and Ma...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)
Replies: 11
Views: 688

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 110)

...are we being trolled? This is the first time for a while I've wanted to be really disparaging about the ability of a contestant... but she is, so far, bloody hopeless. I was going to say the same about both contestants yesterday. Though the winner got 90, it could easily have been about 30. Toda...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 67
Views: 9496

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

All spots for the Series 77 finals are now claimed, and there are still seven heats left in the series. If someone wins the next six games and loses the seventh and last heat, and six wins proves to be enough to make it into the Series 78 finals, can this person be entered into the Series 78 finals...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 67
Views: 9496

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

I think Noel v Eoin is a very close one, but if I am looking for an upset I can see Michael causing John problems. Seeds 3 to 6 are very close on points, so I don't think any result involving these players would be that much of an upset. I think the first two are slightly clear though, so I'd predi...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 67
Views: 9496

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

I think I know the answer to this question, but I'm genuinely curious: All spots for the Series 77 finals are now claimed, and there are still seven heats left in the series. If someone wins the next six games and loses the seventh and last heat, and six wins proves to be enough to make it into the...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th November 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 741

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th November 2017

Not quite sure how that happened.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th November 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 741

Spoilers for Tuesday 28th November 2017

DAMNABLE in one of the letters rounds near the end.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 6167

Re: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017

I might do the Cannon Hill parkrun, but it's a bit far out so I'm not 100% sure yet.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 30th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 84)
Replies: 9
Views: 1265

Re: Spoilers for Monday 30th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 84)

I didn't think UNWISEST would be in and when Susie was being all impressed with it and it turned out not to be in, I was thinking "Yeah, look it up first". Gave the guy false hope.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 499
Views: 36440

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who do their Facebook updates in those stupid coloured boxes. Fuck off.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: When is it too early to celebrate Christmas?
Replies: 18
Views: 1036

Re: When is it too early to celebrate Christmas?

You're allowed to acknowledge its existence from 1st December and things gradually ramp up from there.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 215
Views: 14421

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

It's because they're all filmed at once - a several day block, with each heat spread over multiple days. I think they all turn up at once and they set up the heats based on when teams are ready. There's probably enough teams ready immediately that you can space out the good ones a bit, but the last...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 215
Views: 14421

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

I'm also catching up with the new series of Robot Wars. I'm glad they've tweaked the format slightly. I think it's slightly better now. But in both this series and the last one the two grand finalists from the previous series have ended up in the same heat. If it's just a random thing then OK, but ...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

Another point worth considering is indeed that Graeme was going to buzz in with a different answer, maybe say IMMIGRANT at first, which is what my tired self thought of first. Then after the mishap and he'd had time to digest it fully he realised it was MIGRATING, though I'd like to think this isn'...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

Thanks for the clarification.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2017
Replies: 182
Views: 21068

Re: Deathwatch 2017

by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

I was in the studio for this one, the conundrum was actually very controversial. I think Nick said 'good luck to you both' or something on those lines after asking to roll the crucial conundrum. So the board flipped a good second or two before the clock began, and I think they both tried to buzz. I...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

Tim Down wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:00 pm
I was surprised (read "cackled gleefully at the screen") when Rachel missed the first numbers. It's a testament to her excellence that it's always a surprise when she misses one.

(100 * 2 - 10) * 2 + 9, since you ask.
Better than mine actually.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 463
Views: 80171

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down.

Edit (Six minutes later) - It is up again now though.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

Interesting. Were Damian etc. aware of what happened? Was it obvious that they'd both tried to buzz already before the clock began or was this just something you found out afterwards?
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 215
Views: 14421

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Just finished watching the latest series of Red Dwarf. I don't think it was too bad, but I'm still not sure what to make of these new series of it. Also Zapped (on Dave), which is an OK comedy, but nothing spectacular. I watched the first series of Stranger Things when I was on holiday, and thought ...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 215
Views: 14421

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:53 pm
Bojack Horseman season 4: Objectively 'good'... deals with dementia, mental illness and miscarriages in a heartbreakingly, bitterly real way.
I saw one episode of this ages ago, and it seemed like the last programme that would ever go in that direction. It's a guy with a fucking horse's head.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

I didn't think Graeme's buzz was particularly suspicious. It wasn't that quick.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

Don't think anyone got this - (75×2-10)×2+9+100=389 for the first numbers.

Also (100-2)×9+50=932 for the standard method in round 9.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 305
Views: 26890

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

David Williams now added. Interestingly his age-graded score (76.22%) is higher than Oliver Garner's (75.59%). Although you can debate the relevance of these scores as much as you like. Right, I'm going to put up a ranking list of Countdown/Apterous parkrunners. I'll check it every so often to see i...
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 305
Views: 26890

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

[I think you told me which one it was but I've forgotten. Good luck with it, anyway. Also, I'd definitely recommend joining a running club. It's the Chelmsford marathon. Not exactly a big event, but I think it's a fast enough course, and I'm aiming for under 3 hours. I got 3:09:16 in the end. It wa...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 459
Views: 37391

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

David Williams wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:34 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:23 am
Why do round door handles exist?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdOcrUtE-UQ
Why aren't they compulsory?
Good point.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 459
Views: 37391

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Ian Volante wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:30 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:00 pm
Ian Volante wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:17 pm


Why not? They're perfectly effective for gripping, often comfier than an asymmetric handle.
They're not perfectly effective for gripping. That's the point.
Have you got weird hands? Round handles are more pleasant to use for me.
If you've got slightly wet hands, they're shit.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 459
Views: 37391

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Ian Volante wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:17 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:23 am
Why do round door handles exist?
Why not? They're perfectly effective for gripping, often comfier than an asymmetric handle.
They're not perfectly effective for gripping. That's the point.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 459
Views: 37391

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Why do round door handles exist?
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 459
Views: 37391

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Why do American houses all have the same white door between all of their rooms?
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 145
Views: 10914

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:38 am
Not seen Meet the Parents then ?
When I said I had no idea, I meant up to some point in the past. But I haven't seen it anyway. Nor have I seen Meet the Fockers. But I have seen Meet the Conts.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 145
Views: 10914

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Sep 03, 2016 6:19 pm
I used to think that a buffoon was a type of animal. I also had no idea that a jackass actually was a type of animal.
Likewise I had no idea that Gaylord was a real name.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 6167

Re: CoBirmingham/The FOCAL Finals 2017

Adam Dexter wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:43 pm
The date of this makes it Anti Christmas (for me anyway). I always have a rule that no mince pies or mulled wine until Advent starts - Advent this year starts on Dec 3rd (4 Sundays before Christmas). Bring on the anti-Christmas theme :)
Have you never seen an advent calendar?
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL going forwards
Replies: 4
Views: 1539

Re: FOCAL going forwards

Sorry to put this in this thread, due to technical issues. Having just witnessed the first tablet Scrabble tournament, I wondered if Apterous could be used in the same way, albeit a laptop version. I just wondered if a face to face event would work. Feel free to put this in the correct thread You m...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Vegetarianism/Veganism (in the right section!).
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Vegetarianism/Veganism (in the right section!).

How do vegans feel about the fact that planes have to test engines for bird strike by firing chickens at the engines? I see it as a big continuum with killing as many animals as you possibly can at one end, and doing everything you posibly can to avoid animal suffering at the other. As a vegetarian...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Vegetarianism/Veganism (in the right section!).
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Vegetarianism/Veganism (in the right section!).

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:23 pm
Just a personal view. Can't give up meat due to the smell and taste of bacon.
With that said, some of my favourite meals are vegetarian.
Chick pea and lentil curries and porcini rissotto
You know that bacon is officially carcinogenic don't you?
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Vegetarianism/Veganism (in the right section!).
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Vegetarianism/Veganism (in the right section!).

I'm a vegetarian. I've thought about going vegan as well at times, but it seems unlikely at the moment. I think Quorn could get their act together and make more/all of their stuff vegan. On the gelatine/rennet thing, it seems really odd to me that quite a few people seem to be aware that sweets ofte...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 142
Views: 8970

Re: How many countries have you been to?

UK (all 4), France, Greece, Italy, Vatican City, Belgium, Ireland, Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, USA, Singapore, Mexico. I make that 15. US states - Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, Connecticut (stopped there briefly), Illinois (connecting flight), Texas, N...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 142
Views: 8970

Re: How many countries have you been to?

I'm in Mexico right now, so that can go on my list.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 305
Views: 26890

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

It probably belongs in the 'Really obvious things that you've only just realised' thread, but there's all these people who run past where I live when I'm out for my run on a Saturday morning. They stand around in a car-park for a quarter of an hour, then they do exactly the same course every week n...