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by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best 9 of all time
Replies: 17
Views: 3264

Re: Best 9 of all time

I remember the dictionary corner spot of conjevois very well as it was one of my games, similarly shogunate. The spot that I remember as particularly impressive especially within the context of the game was urnfields by Andy Platt in his CofC game against Dylan.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon May 08, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Tuesday 2nd May
Replies: 1
Views: 906

Tuesday 2nd May

The champion declared clinged in one of the rounds which was allowed but it's invalid according to Apterous dictionary.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 3rd April 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: Spoilers for Monday 3rd April 2017

Well done Jeff - I'm so pleased that you have become an octochamp and currently number 1 seed - well deserved and very entertaining set of games.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown recordings
Replies: 4
Views: 692

Re: Countdown recordings

Thanks but I was intrigued because my email for 24th October states the first session of the day as quarter finals and the last session of the day as semis and final.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:16 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown recordings
Replies: 4
Views: 692

Countdown recordings

Anyone planning to attend the finals recording in October? Also does anyone know what is going on on 24th October?
TIA
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 12th 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1483

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 12th 2015

Congratulations Tom on your well deserved victory and well done Tracey for getting to the final and making it a very competitive and enjoyable watch. Another great series with fantastic competitors - long live Countdown, still my favourite show!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 4208

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May

Have just paid so I'm a definite "in" now :D
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday March 30th 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1155

Re: Spoilers For Monday March 30th 2015

Well done Tom -very good set of games there and most enjoyable to watch. Shaping up to be another exciting finals.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday February 10th 2015 (S72 P27)
Replies: 14
Views: 1216

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday February 10th 2015 (S72 P27)

There was some dodgy editing just before round 13 when the scores were at zero and Susie was having her make up done. My eagle eyed daughter spotted it. Did anyone else notice?
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 5609

Re: COREA15 - Saturday 11th April 2015

Can't make it this time :( on holiday :)
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sat Jan 31, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May
Replies: 49
Views: 4208

Re: Countdown in King's Lynn (Co:KL): Saturday 23rd May

I'm definitely interested. Have friends in the area I could visit too.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sat Jan 31, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday January 30th 2015 (S72 P20)
Replies: 26
Views: 1618

Re: Spoilers for Friday January 30th 2015 (S72 P20)

Well done Tracey - fantastic set of games there. Will be rooting for you to become series champion in June.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday January 21st 2015 (S72 P13)
Replies: 27
Views: 1372

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday January 21st 2015 (S72 P13)

Well that was exciting! There were gasps and cheers in our living room when you got the 9 ( we were happy with refuting). Great comeback Tracey against a good opponent and congrats on getting the teapot. Looking forward to tomorrow!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The Matt Morrison Computer Corner
Replies: 428
Views: 44104

Re: The Matt Morrison Computer Corner

Does Matt or anyone else know if it's possible to play apterous on a tablet? Thanks.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: For any Crossword fans here's one based on series 71
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

Re: For any Crossword fans here's one based on series 71

I printed off this crossword to have a go at but didn't get very far as I'm not very good with cryptic clues. My husband finished it though. We both thought that it was cleverly done and enjoyable. It's obvious a lot of work went into it so well done and thanks for posting it.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sun Dec 07, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday December 5th 2014 (S71 P101)
Replies: 18
Views: 1329

Re: Spoilers for Friday December 5th 2014 (S71 P101)

Well done Antoinette on a fantastic set of games and good luck for the finals.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 24th 2014 (S71 P52)
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 24th 2014 (S71 P52)

Enjoyed watching your games Paul - hope you get to the finals :)
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday September 2nd 2014 (S71 P38)
Replies: 15
Views: 1094

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday September 2nd 2014 (S71 P38)

Pottages not allowed on apterous so gatepost a good alternative.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 27th 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1517

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 27th 2014

Just watched this game - well done Mark, a very deserved series champion
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Peter Lee
Replies: 31
Views: 2589

Re: Peter Lee

Very sad to hear this news. I never met him but I played Peter a lot on apterous, including one New Year from New York I remember. He came across on tv as a charming modest man with a lovely smile.
My heartfelt condolences to his family.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 8973

Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

I plan to be there.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoMultiLon
Replies: 50
Views: 10557

Re: CoMultiLon

It sounds fun Phyl but I won't be able to make it as I'm on holiday then.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 3rd 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 629

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 3rd 2014

Final numbers (100/25) x 10. Add 9. X10. Add 8.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 20th 2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4114

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday December 20th 2013

Just want to add my congratulations to you both for a superb final.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Shrinidhi on Child Genius
Replies: 7
Views: 1262

Shrinidhi on Child Genius

Just spotted in the Radio Times that 11 year old Shrinidhi , who has attended a number of Co events and is an apterite is to appear on a channel 4 programme next week called Child Genius. Shrinidhi, as I understand passed the audition for Countdown but fell foul of a new rule change that excludes un...
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: 30BC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday March 1st 2013
Replies: 116
Views: 5727

Re: 30BC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday March 1st 2013

I'd just like to add my congratulations to Conor too on a magnificent run of performances. The whole series has been a joy to watch and wonder at.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January
Replies: 195
Views: 29479

Re: Countdown in Lincoln 2013- Saturday 26th January

If I'm not too late I'm interested in food - vegetarian option please. I'm also able to bring my ( unopened ) countdown game and 1 or maybe 2 older versions of the game. I'll also bring the oed3. I'm also bringing my husband Ed but he doesn't want to play -he's going to watch Lincoln Town play inste...
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Calendar
Replies: 126
Views: 10433

Re: Countdown Calendar

I have just checked my calendar and agree with John that this is very poor - letters and numbers games are duplicated in the exact same order from 20th December-31st December and 1st January - 12th January. At least the conundrums were different on these days I suppose but I cant help but feel cheat...
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Christmas Crossword
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: Christmas Crossword

Solved it!
Think there might need a slight tweak to the clue.
Thanks Charlie for a very inventive crossword.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Christmas Crossword
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: Christmas Crossword

Thanks for sharing these crosswords -both very enjoyable! I completed Ryan's and am nearly there with Charlie's, just flummoxed by 33 across. Am off to read the dictionary now to try to crack it :)
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday December 21st 2012 (Series 67 Final)
Replies: 32
Views: 2606

Re: Spoilers for Friday December 21st 2012 (Series 67 Final)

Just want to add my congratulations to all the finalists for a thoroughly entertaining, thrilling series finals and particularly well done to Paul for being consistantly good throughout and Heather for flying the flag for the ladies so brilliantly.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Ryan's Big Fat Quiz of the Year
Replies: 13
Views: 1837

Re: Ryan's Big Fat Quiz of the Year

The Wisniewski family enjoyed this quiz as part of our Xmas day festivities - 3 teams of 4 players all achieved a similar score. Good balance of questions and well presented - would recommend it!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday November 29th 2012 (Series 67 #82)
Replies: 22
Views: 1236

Re: Spoilers for Thursday November 29th 2012 (Series 67 #82)

Congratulations on becoming an octochamp David and good luck for the finals:)
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 19th 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 1651

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 19th 2012

Congratulations on becoming an octochamp Heather - very well deserved :)
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday November 7th 2012 (Series 67 #67)
Replies: 22
Views: 1230

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday November 7th 2012 (Series 67 #67)

Seriously impressive performance Heather against a very good opponent. Well done - I look forward to watching your progress :)
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the news
Replies: 217
Views: 30942

Re: Countdown in the news

Given that the countdown team are obviously reading this message board I'd like to add my support for James and say that I think his studio ban should be lifted. True I don't know the background of the why he was banned in the first place but i'm sure he is older and wiser now and has been punished ...
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: University Challenge 2012/2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4468

Re: University Challenge 2012/2013

Well done Tom - I'm sure Tony will be pleased that you got the 'Go' question right!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday October 12th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 49)
Replies: 6
Views: 864

Re: Spoilers for Friday October 12th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim

Well done Tia - its great to see another lady octochamp!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Take Me Out
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Take Me Out

We're used to seeing ex Countdown contestants on more cerebral game shows but I noticed Jordan Humphries is one of the line up on ITV's Take Me Out.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon May 21, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 21st May 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 90)
Replies: 1
Views: 329

Re: Monday 21st May 2012 (Series 66, Prelim 90)

It was actually a Monday afternoon recording - I know because I was there!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon May 07, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Phones and networks
Replies: 36
Views: 2166

Re: Phones and networks

I recently upgraded from an old Nokia to an iPhone and I absolutely love it. I use it so much more than my old phone because of the easy Internet access. I love the touch screen for ease of use. Also use it for listening to music, taking and storing photos, checking Facebook, twitter etc, playing ga...
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA results and recaps
Replies: 19
Views: 3439

Re: COREA results and recaps

Emily and I enjoyed the day very much - well done to you and your team for organising it:)
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:REA - Reading - Saturday of Easter Weekend 2012
Replies: 63
Views: 8848

Re: CO:REA - Easter Saturday 2012

If Leeds continue to play as they have been Ed might end up coming to CoRea!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:REA - Reading - Saturday of Easter Weekend 2012
Replies: 63
Views: 8848

Re: CO:REA - Easter Saturday 2012

Ed is going to watch Leeds at Reading so I will be coming.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday January 17th 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday January 17th 2012

Congratulations Jack -fantasic set of results and a very deserved octochamp. When I was in the audience watching your first game I thought then that you were a potential star. Ive really enjoyed watching your progress since then and in the words of our new host "Well Done Champ"
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Yet another silly 'predict the time' game
Replies: 25
Views: 910

Re: Yet another silly 'predict the time' game

15 January 22:08 ( my birthday and time )
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: aptoSOS.02 - signup and shiz
Replies: 76
Views: 4834

Re: aptoSOS.02 - signup and shiz

I'd like to take part please.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday December 13th 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 1251

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday December 13th 2011

I was a bit disappointed that I didn't give him a closer game, especially watching it back and seeing obvious words I'd missed such as dosage and causes (and shogunate!) But for me it was fantastic to be part of the finals, particularly Jeff's last shows, and I met some lovely people so a great expe...
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday December 13th 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 1251

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday December 13th 2011

Have already had words with James about this - it makes me sound like Norah Batty! I might have preferred "Barnt Green Battler"! :lol:
by Jayne Wisniewski
Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th December 2011 (Series 65, 1st QF)
Replies: 2
Views: 501

Re: Thursday 8th December 2011 (Series 65, 1st QF)

Not sure I like being called a " battleaxe" James! :lol:

Excellent game today. Mark's stunning performance, the lively banter and Jeff on great form. It was a privilege to be in the audience :D
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17 October 2011 (Series 65, Preliminary 76)
Replies: 19
Views: 854

Re: Monday 17 September 2011 (Series 65, Preliminary 76)

Well done Rhys a good recap and very timely done.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointless Series 5
Replies: 216
Views: 15543

Re: Pointless Series 5

Have just watched Pointless. What happens now - do you get another chance?
by Jayne Wisniewski
Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday October 14th 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: Spoilers for Friday October 14th 2011

I don't like the programme but i have set my sky box to record Pointless today after all the plugs you have given it! I hope you have done well.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday October 4th 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 737

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday October 4th 2011

Thanks for all the nice comments. I look forward to the finals and to meeting up with you all. In the meantime must practice conundrums!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday October 3rd 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 786

Re: Spoilers For Monday October 3rd 2011

Adam Gillard wrote:Jayne is very modest. I heard this first-hand. Seriously though, well played so far and I hope you got to octochampdom.

Yes but modesty is my only fault. Seriously though, thank you!
by Jayne Wisniewski
Sun Sep 25, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday September 23rd 2011
Replies: 49
Views: 1812

Re: Spoilers For Friday September 23rd 2011

Hi all -just to answer some of your comments. I had remembered seeing captioner/recaption in a previous game and I wrote both words down. Luckily something spurred me on to declare the right one! Watching the programme back I'm obviously disappointed in a few rounds (the numbers especially) but it i...
by Jayne Wisniewski
Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Do you still watch Countdown?
Replies: 35
Views: 3815

Re: Do you still watch Countdown?

I sky+ it every day and watch it at a time to suit me. Sometimes I'm weeks behind but the recent long break means I'm currently up to date.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd August 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 36)
Replies: 2
Views: 623

Re: Monday 22nd August 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 36)

Nice recap.
Answer to C - all members of Queen Deacon, Taylor, Mercury and May
As for the others - can't add any more.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Thu Jun 30, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 109190

Re: Bug reports

Thank you I have followed the instructions of Robinson Zhang but still no joy with internet explorer, but have now been able to play a game with mozilla firefox.
by Jayne Wisniewski
Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 109190

Re: Bug reports

I also had this problem yesterday. I updated java but it didnt help.
I have tried today and I can log in but when I hit "play" I get this message:

"Internet Explorer has stopped trying to restore this website. It appears that the website continues to have a problem".

Is it down for everyone?