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by Gavin Chipper
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA - Reading - 20th April 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2000

Re: COREA - Reading - 20th April 2019

Graeme Cole wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:13 pm
In please.

Tony, are you a member of the "Co Events - Organisers and Attendees" Facebook group? I think it'd be worthwhile to post about the event there. There are loads of people on that group who don't read C4C.
These are bad people. Would you want them at a CO event?
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 43)
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 43)

WTF was that teatime teaser about by the way? TAMEDRIOT She'll close her eyes, concentrate and spiritually connect with something in a jacket. MEDITATOR As in jacket potato? It's supposed to be made clear though when the answer is revealed what it actually means. Poor form. I mean, no-one calls a po...
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 80 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilers Inside!)
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Re: Series 80 Player Analysis and Ongoing Discussion Thread (Spoilers Inside!)

Tom S wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:56 pm
Well Maggie's stats throw a bit of a spanner in the works as her overall max count is a good 10 points higher than Brendan's
This doesn't surprise me at all actually.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 162
Views: 23149

Re: How many countries have you been to?

Racist 😁 *xenophobe ;) Good topic for a debate , the difference between being a racist or a xenophobe. If you had said , say , Zimbabwe instead of Lichtenstein would it be racist or xenophobic ? I don't think there is a clear-cut difference. There aren't really separate "races" of people anyway. Bu...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 43)
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Spoilers for Friday 22nd March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 43)

Now, that was some game. I thought the champion guy was octochamp material yesterday, and then this new guy came along and started smashing out words like he had his sights set on being series champion! But then he started struggling and the comeback was on.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 21st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 42)
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 21st March 2018 (Series 80, Prelim 42)

Geezer looked like octochamp potential to me.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Cup 2018: Round of 16
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Apterous World Cup 2018: Round of 16

Matt Morrison wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:33 am
Congratulations to those that made it out of their groups, commiserations to those that didn't.
So am I still in my group?
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th March 2019 (series 80, prelim 41)
Replies: 7
Views: 696

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th March 2018 (series 80, prelim 41)

Yesterday's losing contestant sneaks back into the challenger's chair for another go. Must be a record for the shortest wait!
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 18th March 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 795

Re: Spoilers for 18th March 2019

I was surprised to see that Maggie only got 794 points actually. Especially considering Dinos got 918 and I didn't think he was actually that much better. I suppose it was the lack of 9s and also greater inconsistency on the numbers.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 18th March 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 795

Re: Spoilers for 18th March 2019

Is OUTLAIN actually allowed now since the new dictionary update? The definition Susie implied was there doesn't match the free version (to outdo in lying) so maybe the paying version allows it. You could do a 38×25-6 method in the third numbers to go with 38×25+6 in the first. Finally, I like how R...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 18th March 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 795

Re: Spoilers for 18th March 2019

Is OUTLAIN actually allowed now since the new dictionary update? The definition Susie implied was there doesn't match the free version (to outdo in lying) so maybe the paying version allows it. You could do a 38×25-6 method in the third numbers to go with 38×25+6 in the first. Finally, I like how R...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)
Replies: 6
Views: 748

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)

Tom S wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:52 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:39 pm
Is Maggie an Apterite? You don't casually declare CRAZING without any hint of it being a risk if your only exposure to words is "real life".
No, she isn't- one of the most talented ones I have seen in a while.
She could be there under a pseudonym.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)
Replies: 6
Views: 748

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)

Is Maggie an Apterite? You don't casually declare CRAZING without any hint of it being a risk if your only exposure to words is "real life".
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance
Replies: 9
Views: 1066

Re: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance

Yeah, but I mean it's worth mentioning anyone who made the QFs or the Masters. Although I think pretty much everyone who made the Masters also made the QFs.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance
Replies: 9
Views: 1066

Re: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance

Has anyone made the semi-finals and then made a reappearance?
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 522
Views: 79486

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who refer to strong winds as "high winds". High winds is when you're up a hill and it's more windy there.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance
Replies: 9
Views: 1066

Most successful contestants to then be given a second chance

Glen Webb got to the quarter finals of series 23 (without being an octochamp) but then came back across series 68/69 where he became an octochamp and made the quarter finals and the CoC. Julia Wilkinson became an octochamp across series 47/48 and made the quarter finals of series 48, and then came ...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 407
Views: 85107

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

I'm working my way through the second series of White Gold on the iPlayer. If you don't know, it's a comedy about a double glazing firm set in the 1980s. I think it's quite good. Well, it's probably more about swearing and sex than actual double glazing but whatever.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)
Replies: 2
Views: 1377

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)

James Robinson wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:40 pm
Not too much it seemed, but I scored 151, which ain't too shabby... ;) :) :D 8-)
But you allowed yourself about a fortnight for each round.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

By the way, I think it's probably inevitable that she will end up back here. Javid doesn't care either - he just wants it out there that he tried to block it. It's just a political move. A political move that might just have backfired . By the way, what do we think of Amber Rudd talking about colou...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)
Replies: 7
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)

That was a very strong performance from Maggie - much better than yesterday's. She could easily be an octochamp playing like that. There was a Julia Wilkinson who was an octochamp across series 47 and 48. I can't remember what she looked like though. She was from Southampton too! Have her pencilled...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)
Replies: 7
Views: 966

Re: Spoilers for Friday 8th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 33)

That was a very strong performance from Maggie - much better than yesterday's. She could easily be an octochamp playing like that.

There was a Julia Wilkinson who was an octochamp across series 47 and 48. I can't remember what she looked like though.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 332
Views: 72869

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

Well, well, well. We have got some big changes in our list. Oliver Garner has made a massive improvement to his PB, going from 17:00 to 16:17, which surely puts him in an unassailable first place and the first runner under 17 minutes! But wait - what's that? New guy John Ashcroft has just strolled i...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 31)
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 6th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 31)

Two new players - one of whom seems to be apterous's Edward Ashcroft playing as John? Yep, that's me. I was unable to register as John Ashcroft as I had an account years ago but forgot the log in details. So had to use my middle name (Edward)! Looks like I've got to add you to the parkrun ranking l...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown
Replies: 21
Views: 2612

Re: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown

I think it's a solution in search of a problem.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 223
Views: 60832

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

I like how the guy in front of Matt is skilfully using the bend in his finger to point at the guy in front of him for being blurry. Matt is not impressed by this.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 1st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 28)
Replies: 7
Views: 852

Re: Spoilers for Friday 1st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 28)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:30 pm
Tom S wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:34 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:22 pm
first game that Dinos didn't get a 9.
And still he got his 3rd highest score! just shows his consistency :)
Not saying Dinos is really inconsistent, but surely this shows more inconsistency more than consistency?
It seems the more logical conclusion.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown
Replies: 21
Views: 2612

Re: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown

Also congratulations guys! Awesome job! I hope you raised a shit ton of money!
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown
Replies: 21
Views: 2612

Re: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown

What time did this finish? There was nothing on the feed after Question Time (about 11:45). I was hoping to catch the end.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)
Replies: 10
Views: 937

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)

Vince Fernando wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:25 pm
Gavin Chipper:
What is the official countdown dictionary?
I thought it is the Oxford English Dictionary.
There's different versions though. They use the online one but the subscription version so the free one is only an approximation.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown
Replies: 21
Views: 2612

Re: Mark and Zarte's 26.2 Hour Game Of Countdown

Jennifer Steadman wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:54 pm
Video stream here
Game records here

15-13 to Zarte at the moment. Just over 7 hours left!
So they've done about 3 rounds?
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)
Replies: 10
Views: 937

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 28th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 27)

Vince Fernando wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:03 pm
The word "Tetragon" is in my Shorter OED (Fifth edition, 2002) and even in my Concise Oxford (Seventh, 1982).
I wonder why SD did not allow that word.
Cos it's not in the dictionary Countdown uses!
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?
Replies: 66
Views: 21271

Re: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?

Dinos has played 4 games and amassed 494pts. That's only 6pts away from being on track to break the glass ceiling. If he can average 126pts in the remaining games... he becomes the first! :mrgreen: (I suspect Damian would relish the prospect of one of the old guard -from Conor, Kirk and Charlie's v...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)
Replies: 9
Views: 907

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)

Dinos is smashing it. Had the first 2 letters selections been more generous, Zarte's 150 score would have probably been exceeded. Well, he would have needed 14 more points to beat 150, which means an 8 and a 9, so yes, but they would have needed to have been very generous. And it kind of goes for a...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)
Replies: 9
Views: 907

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 27th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 26)

Dinos is smashing it. Had the first 2 letters selections been more generous, Zarte's 150 score would have probably been exceeded. Well, he would have needed 14 more points to beat 150, which means an 8 and a 9, so yes, but they would have needed to have been very generous. And it kind of goes for a...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 407
Views: 85107

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

This Time with Alan Partridge obviously. I thought it was good, but I wasn't like "Fuck, that was amazing" afterwards.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

Do you think we should have another referendum on Brexit ? What basis would you justify it Maybe the hidden agenda is that a lot of leavers are dead or too I'll to vote plus a lot more remainers are now elegible to vote. My take on it would be to have a referendum on having another referendum on th...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 25th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 24)
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: Spoilers for Monday 25th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 24)

Solid game from Dinos, although perhaps not as good as his previous game. I think he'll probably up his game from here though. Interesting to see that his attempted psychopathic act backfired on him though.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 23)
Replies: 2
Views: 842

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 23)

Yes, good game from Dinos. Decent chance of being an octochamp!
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Will an 'ordinary' person ever win a series again?
Replies: 76
Views: 6886

Re: Will an 'ordinary' person ever win a series again?

You could possibly make a case for Mike Daysley being "ordinary". Although he was an Apterite, he'd barely played any games on Apterous when he went on. He's under Michael Daysley there, but there is actually an old account under Mike Daysley with a few games in 2009 and 2010, but still not very man...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

Here https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/7808783/Prisoners-converting-to-Islam-for-perks.html And more recently https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/duke-marlborough-prison-islam-conversion-jail-aristocrat-ramadan-jamie-spencer-churchill-a7879571.html%3famp...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

If you are a prisoner and convert to Islam you get better food, privileges etc. Is that what you were advised? I'm guessing you consider yourself a wit, well you are halfway there at least. For the record, I have never been to prison or convicted of any crime But anyway, how do you know that you ge...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:09 am
If you are a prisoner and convert to Islam you get better food, privileges etc.
Is that what you were advised?
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

By the way, I think it's probably inevitable that she will end up back here. Javid doesn't care either - he just wants it out there that he tried to block it. It's just a political move. Also, not that I think stripping someone of British citizenship should generally be a thing, but in any case it s...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

On the other hand: - Her coming back to the UK would be a huge threat to Muslims in the UK (not to mention people mistaken for Muslims). Like, there's been a few discussions in a Facebook group I'm in about this topic and the Muslim women in it (or those who have Muslim families) are terrified abou...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

Suppose a Bangladeshi national who had never been to the UK left to join IS, committed terrorist acts, and tried to return to Bangladesh, only for Bangladesh to deny them re-entry and send them to the UK because it was believed they could claim British citizenship through a parent. I expect the Hom...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:44 pm
If she'd stolen a bicycle while she was out there I'd probably say leave her to rot out there.
These things can get out of hand.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

If she'd stolen a bicycle while she was out there I'd probably say leave her to rot out there. I'm guessing I touched a nerve Not at all. But to get back to the point, I'm not sure she would need a bodyguard for life. If it came to it she could be given a new identity. I also think the Liam Neeson ...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

If she'd stolen a bicycle while she was out there I'd probably say leave her to rot out there.
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

What about the whole Shamima Begum thing then? It's obviously just Sajid Javid trying to appeal to the "string 'em up" vote, which is not to be underestimated when it comes to a general election, which he wants to lead the Tory party in. It's total rubbish though. There's the thing about her maybe h...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 21)
Replies: 5
Views: 749

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 21)

While Dorcas surprised me with her last numbers spot, I did wonder if her numbers skill was going to be her downfall, and losing 24 points on the first three numbers to her opponent was enough to lose her the game. In general she was a very good letters player.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 18th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 19)
Replies: 2
Views: 718

Re: Spoilers for Monday 18th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 19)

Unbelievable that DC didn't point out DEFLATION in the DELATION round. Sometimes people have suggested they don't want to make the contestants feel bad when they miss an open goal, but it's not something they do consistently, and not bringing it up makes for bad TV, frustrating the viewer who has se...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

Oh also I now know the real reason that Chukka Umuna withdrew from the Labour leadership race in 2015. His excuse, that he didn't like being under so much media scrutiny, turns out to be actually quite honest. Of course, the reason that he didn't want the scrutiny was because of what he was up to a...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 407
Views: 85107

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Just finished watching Black Mirror on Netflix. For the most part I thoroughly enjoyed it, but for some reason Netflix made me watch it back to front (kind of a Black Mirror moment), so I watched Season 4 first and Season 1 last. Did it make you or did it just come as by default and you didn't do a...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2018 - nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 3014

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2018 - nominations

I meant to do this. Never mind - next year!
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Recording Countdown to keep
Replies: 7
Views: 1279

Re: Recording Countdown to keep

Surely you can buy anything online!

Also there might be a non-conventional downloader for All 4 that allows you to keep it. I'm pretty sure there is for the iPlayer.

Edit - just did a very quick search.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 16)
Replies: 14
Views: 1338

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 13th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 16)

Philip Wilson wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:13 am
Owen Carroll wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:27 pm
Wasn't sure if you could pluralise isobar
Probably more likely you can't have the singular tbf. When do you ever see just one? 😂
Iso as in isolated obvs. So they can charge what they want as there's no competition.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 514
Views: 129994

Re: Is Apterous down?

Down.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 453
Views: 61349

Re: Politics in General

agree with the suggestion that they can be retaken at any time They can be can't they? They can, but GCSEs are like two-year courses or something. Under my system, there would just be numeracy and literacy "driving tests", and anyone who is basically numerate and literate would be able to walk off ...