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by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 213
Views: 41854

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

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Oliver Garner and Croatian footballer Luka Modrić.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 13858

Re: Deathwatch 2018

by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96304

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Particularly disturbing one last night. In my dream, the world was being overrun with robotic replicants, and me and my family are holed up in my late grandmother's conservatory being menaced by a robotic replica of James Robinson. We eventually concoct a way to defeat RoboRobbo by hitting him with...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1893
Views: 133427

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:45 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:38 pm
Again, not the place to post it but if I get onto the show, unless I'm coming across one of your family or friends or people who've been on this site longer than me, can I please ask you's to root for me?
:lol:
Harsh. I's will root for you, Owen.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 502
Views: 56212

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Mark Deeks wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:01 pm
RELATED - do vicars/priests/chaplains etc take singing lessons as a part of the gig?
They tend to join 80s bands along with people like Jimmy Somerville before embarking on a church-based career. This stands them in good stead.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO-MSO 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

Re: CO-MSO 2018

Tony Atkins wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:00 am
This is a modern Jewish Community Centre - please note food and knives etc may not be brought on site.
In that case, I think I prefer the old-fashioned ones. Also, the underlying situation has never been satisfactorily addressed.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thurs 5th July 2018 (S79, prelim 8)
Replies: 15
Views: 946

Re: Spoilers for Thurs 5th July 2018 (S79, prelim 8)

He could become an octochamp because he only has to win another four now. It could easily happen.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thurs 5th July 2018 (S79, prelim 8)
Replies: 15
Views: 946

Re: Spoilers for Thurs 5th July 2018 (S79, prelim 8)

Cathy Summerside wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:12 pm
FELLATIO (R2 alt) ;-)
You joined the forum, and waited four years for this opportunity before posting. That shows real discipline.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: World Cup 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2483

Re: World Cup 2018

Matt Morrison wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:35 am
difficult butt to crack
My thoughts exactly.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one
Replies: 45
Views: 2094

Re: Change one letter of a film title to make a funny one

Ian Volante wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:53 am
Jews.
Japs.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Deathwatch 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 13858

Re: Deathwatch 2018

by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: impossible number problems
Replies: 16
Views: 881

Re: impossible number problems

That Dave Ricesky is a bit of an enigma. All his posts ever were within a month of each other.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 159
Views: 20704

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Mark James wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:12 am
I Googled the answer and the most portrayed character in film and television is Sherlock Holmes. What the hell is no 2?
This is exactly the right forum to get an answer to that.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What films have you watched lately?
Replies: 159
Views: 20704

Re: What films have you watched lately?

Father Christmas and Fahter Chritsmas. (Cos there ain't no Santa.)
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 27th June 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1048

Re: Spoilers for 27th June 2018

Phil H wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:27 am
Don't Facebook-stalk Jodine like I did, because you might find spoilers.
Aren't contestants told not to do that?
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:07 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:01 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:55 pm

Oh. Did not know that. Thanks
I can't live with myself. None of this is true.
Why'd you tell me that it's not true? Were you feeling guilty?
Well you seemed to be believing it. I mean, I don't know if you were just playing along, but I was feeling a bit guilty.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 27th June 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1048

Re: Spoilers for 27th June 2018

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:16 pm
Tom S wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:20 pm
Forumite Marty takes the challenger's chair.
He's on the forum?!?!

OK, best not make a passing comment on his attractiveness then *ahem*
He reminded me a bit of Jonathan Pie.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 27th June 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1048

Re: Spoilers for 27th June 2018

Tom S wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:54 pm
Hopefully Jodine plays better tomorrow.
Yeah, not quite as good today. I'd still say fairly decent on the letters, but in both games she could have improved on the numbers.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 2)
Replies: 13
Views: 877

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 2)

A very impressive debut by Jodine- definitely octo material and would like to see her do well because she isn't a "typical Countdown" contestant. She played brilliantly throughout. Plus most of the DC beaters I had never heard of today- hence a bit of frustration my end :) What do you mean a typica...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 25th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 1)
Replies: 17
Views: 1138

Re: Spoilers for Monday 25th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 1)

Toby McDonald wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:42 pm
RACEMULE as a R10 beater.
Disappointingly, not some sort of racing horse.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 25th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 1)
Replies: 17
Views: 1138

Re: Spoilers for Monday 25th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 1)

Do they normally finish a series at the end of a filming day? Presumably not this time, as Paul Zenon carried on through from one series to the next.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

You're eight points ahead towards the end. Both playing just about faultlessly. Your opponent declares an eight. How likely does your dodgy nine have to be to make it worth risking? Probably all you geniuses know this already, but (making a few assumptions) I was quite surprised at just how worthwh...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 317
Views: 41454

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

Updated to include James Wilson, in 23rd place with 24:43. Right, I'm going to put up a ranking list of Countdown/Apterous parkrunners. I'll check it every so often to see if anyone's beaten their PB, and if anyone is really insistent that they don't want to be on the list, then I can remove their n...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 317
Views: 41454

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

Before CO:Cam, there was the Cambridge parkrun. I was the only person to attend both, but Jonathan Rawlinson was also spotted at the parkrun! But as he didn't come to CO:Cam, he doesn't qualifying for the CO:parkrun competition. Out of 588 runners, the results : 16. Gevin Chapwell - 19:14 (50 points...
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:55 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:46 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:01 am

Oooooookkkkkkkkk??????????!
The CoC is a higher level. Zarte's decent but with limited spaces, he needed to win the final on a non-crucial.
Oh. Did not know that. Thanks
I can't live with myself. None of this is true.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:01 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:56 am
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:17 am
Zarte you'll make the coc right?
No he won't - the producer decided he wasn't good enough sadly.
Oooooookkkkkkkkk??????????!
The CoC is a higher level. Zarte's decent but with limited spaces, he needed to win the final on a non-crucial.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Graeme Cole wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:52 pm
Congratulations, both of you. Great final. Highest scoring final ever, and the fourth-highest-scoring of any type, the top three coming in CoCs and the 30th Birthday Championship (this one, this one and this one).

EORTHMAN in R8?
How could we forget?
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Greatest ever Apterites
Replies: 25
Views: 4245

Re: Greatest ever Apterites

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:50 pm
That Zarte ain't too bad either.
Yep. Decent player.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best ever contestants
Replies: 490
Views: 83573

Re: Best ever contestants

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:49 pm
Zarte surely has to be considered amongst the all the time greatest now...
Yes, but with a CoC coming up fairly soon, it's not worth coming up with a new list until then.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

With that, he has entered the Xicount Table and guess what, at the very top with 1331 Points, a full 30 Points ahead of the previous Xicount! Interestingly, he has beaten Julian Fell's record of 1307 from the old 15-round format - the first player to do so in the new format! (Dylan Taylor also scor...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

In the end it wasn't Zarte or Philip that suffered most from them having to face each other in the heats - it was Toby McDonald! Because Philip ended up as the number 7 seed, Toby got knocked out in the quarter finals, whereas he probably would have got to at least the semi-finals otherwise.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Very good final. Congratulations to both etc.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 2264

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Zarte dressed up for the snooker. Reminds me of Wesley Jardine - was that his name?
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Marked irregular plurals taken down en masse?
Replies: 2
Views: 614

Re: Marked irregular plurals taken down en masse?

I’ve noticed a few words which had irregular plurals specifically marked, eg THALAMI, KNEIDLACH, a few -um endings becoming -a in the plural, no longer have those plurals in. Have Oxford Dictionaries simply taken them down en masse? Have they taken them all down? Are they marked in the premium vers...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)
Replies: 13
Views: 1123

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:11 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:35 am
Owen Carroll wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:38 pm
I almost forgot, Congrats Zarte. You deserve it. I'll keep what I think about Philip to myself. Good luck in the final!
Intriguing. Seemed alright to me.
What seemed alright? I meant Phil.
Me too. I thought Phil seemed alright.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 21st June 2018 (Series 78, SF2)
Replies: 24
Views: 1291

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 21st June 2018 (Series 78, SF2)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:35 pm
Paul's always one of my favourite dc guests - love the involvement of everyone and light heartedness as opposed to just a turgid anecdote about something that happened to them when they were in Aberdeen 6 years ago.
Totally this.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)
Replies: 13
Views: 1123

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:38 pm
I almost forgot, Congrats Zarte. You deserve it. I'll keep what I think about Philip to myself. Good luck in the final!
Intriguing. Seemed alright to me.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Greatest ever Apterites
Replies: 25
Views: 4245

Re: Greatest ever Apterites

Elliott Mellor has a total of about 35 weeks at the top of pro ranks now which would put him fourth on this list, so he's already worthy of consideration in a greats list.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)
Replies: 13
Views: 1123

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, SF1)

That was a much closer game than I imagine most of us were expecting. Phil played very well, and it's not as if Zarte was subpar - he was unlucky to go the wrong way on a couple of risks, and that made for a very close game. Although it would have been even more exciting had it been crucial - not th...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, QF4)
Replies: 14
Views: 997

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, QF4)

Yeah, decent game. Shame it didn't quite go to a crucial. I didn't think the 737 was that easy, as someone said above. I actually did (100+8/4)*6+50+75, rather than adding the 8 and 4 separately, so arguably I made a bit of a meal of it.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, QF2)
Replies: 14
Views: 1502

Re: Spoilers for Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, QF2)

Yeah, basically what everyone else has said. Plus my prediction that Philip would win by 100 points stands me in good stead in the predictions game. Simpler Alternative for R14: (100 x 4) - 25 + (50 ÷ 10) I'm not convinced. It's pretty clunky, and you've used an extra number. If there's a "standard ...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 19
Views: 7186

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

Mark Deeks wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:45 am
Yes but what about the park run?
I will post about that shortly.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 73
Views: 4297

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Noel Mc wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:40 pm
So no points for the first game??
Seems that way. Impossible to get any!
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)
Replies: 12
Views: 1367

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)

Zarte caused Alex Ferguson's brain haemorrhage. Wow. Jesus fuck - dark :lol: That's like something I'd say :lol: Well played today by the way. I think Jan always knew she was likely to struggle today, but her score probably doesn't fairly reflect how well she would normally expect to have done. 0 o...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)
Replies: 12
Views: 1367

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, QF1)

Zarte caused Alex Ferguson's brain haemorrhage. Wow.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 73
Views: 4297

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

QF1: Zarte to win by 100 points QF2: Philip to win by 100 points QF3: Chris to win by 100 points QF4: Phil to win by 100 points SF1: Zarte to win by 100 points SF2: Philip to win by 100 points GF: Zarte to win by 100 points I'd probably go for similar, but to make a change, I'll pick Dougie to win ...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 73
Views: 4297

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

If we have to predict all the results before any games are played, do we automatically get zero for games that have players in we thought wouldn't get that far? Or can we specify something like "the higher seed"?
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th June 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 980

Re: Spoilers for 13th June 2018

COINED was there as an easy six in round four where DC seemed to be at full stretch to get CONOID.

But anyway, the game picked up a bit in the final "half" after being 29-20 going into the final break!
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: NICK HEWER = 8 DIFFERENT LETTERS N,I,C,K,H,E W,R.
Replies: 6
Views: 932

Re: NICK HEWER = 8 DIFFERENT LETTERS N,I,C,K,H,E W,R.

The lunatics have finally taken over the asylum.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 73
Views: 4297

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Ryan Lam wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:33 am
QF1: Tom Chafer-Cook vs Graeme Staples (Prediction: 50 Points) (Actual: 45 Points) (Score: 50-45=5 Points)
If I understand this correctly, if you predicted Tom to win by a million and 45 points, you'd get a million points.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 310
Views: 39600

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

I watched the first two episodes of the new series of Flowers last night. I enjoyed the first series, but did not enjoy these. Maybe I would have benefited from rewatching the first series because I couldn't remember exactly what went on, but I found it incoherent and disjointed. Just rubbish basica...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 48
Views: 5456

Re: COC timeline

I wonder if the length of the series has any effect on how many people from that series get invited? Series 77 ran for 116 prelims, for example, whereas Series 74 ran for 85. I don't know who has and hasn't been invited, but I do hope Annie Humphries was/is invited back. I'm probably going to word ...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 73
Views: 4297

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Matt Morrison wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:32 am
It has been rumoured Parsons recorded his episodes earlier
Too busy for the day job.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)
Replies: 16
Views: 1852

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)

Today's challenger and I share the same passion (of sorts)...., the only difference is that he has done it.... :roll: :roll: :roll: http://wiki.apterous.org/Mick_Purdie Interesting. Also, I saw that one of the lexicographers in his games was Hania Porucznik. I wasn't sure I recognised the name, but...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 73
Views: 4297

Re: Series 78 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Also, based on Series 75 Champion Martin's game of playing getting points if you predicted correctly who would win before the show aired, perhaps you guys would like it as well? Let me know! If it goes ahead, maybe we shouldn't impose an algorithm this time so that it'll be less restrictive. :) Go ...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 107)
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Spoilers for Friday 8th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 107)

I think I'd prefer a Toby v Philip QF anyway, with either of them potentially going on to play Zarte in the final.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 107)
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Spoilers for Friday 8th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 107)

(9×10-4)×(8+3)=946 for the standard method in round 9.