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by Elliott Mellor
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 551
Views: 87167

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who set their clocks fast. I've never understood anyone who has done this because they all know that it's 5, 10, or whatever minutes fast, which surely defeats the point. If I set my clock 20 minutes fast and it said 7:00, I wouldn't be thinking "it's 7 o'clock", I'd be thinking "it's 6:40" b...
by Elliott Mellor
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown in Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1363

Re: Public Apologie

Hi I would like to make a public apologie for my actions. I joined this forum on 11th May and on 13th May I made my 1st post I would publicly like to apologize for my bad actions. Countdown in Brinsworth would have gone ahead if I had entrants but it seems that no one is interested. Can people plea...
by Elliott Mellor
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown in Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1363

Re: Countdown in Brinsworth 2019

Ashton Until now, I have chosen to ignore your posts but as you have sent me 2 private messages in the space of a few hours marked ‘Important’ I will reply, but in open forum so that other community members can read what I have said to you. Despite you telling me ‘please you need to apply’, I will ...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 29, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?
Replies: 100
Views: 24079

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

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 5:19 pm
Elliott What is your favourite numbers selection
Also off topic.
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 29, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 614
Views: 157808

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had a dream that I was playing against James Robinson in a hotel and Zarte rocks up and asks to join in Wouldn't be the first time Zarte has asked to play with Robbo in a hotel. Why They like to do ho:events, games in hotels. Typically Countdown but they have been known to play bingo and chess.
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 29, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?
Replies: 100
Views: 24079

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

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 2:48 pm
You will be pleased to know that I have changed my password to stop some arsehole logging into my account
1) That's totally off topic.
2) Repeating this story on loads of topics doesn't make people any more likely to believe you.
by Elliott Mellor
Sun May 26, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 551
Views: 87167

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Tom S wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 9:19 pm
Anyone who thinks that BoJo is a viable candidate for thw Tory election. Am not a Tory supporter, but I'd root for Rory Stewart to get the job which will not happen.
So much this. He'd be an absolute disaster.
by Elliott Mellor
Sat May 25, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Baby Riley-Kovalev
Replies: 24
Views: 1150

Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

David Williams wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:25 pm
Carol?
Less than an epsilon chance of that, I should think...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 24, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

My memory is a bit hazy of it, but from what I recall both of our buzzers did something and there was a bit of confusion as to who got there first (though me and the crew seemed to generally agree it was her)...she answered incorrectly and they decided to redo the entire conundrum for some reason t...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 24, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

Interesting information, thanks. So the buzzers aren't actually high-tech enough to determine who buzzes first? I'm not sure - I think it was a technical glitch. Something like my buzzer sounded but her's lit up. Might have been the other way around or something different altogether. Yes, that's od...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 23, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

Beat Elliott to the conundrum today! But seriously, another great game and another unlucky opponent. Got that all-important last numbers though! The conundrum originally wasn't this and the slowness was in part due to me being a bit flustered by a bit of controversy. It was originally MOUSEFLLY, an...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 23, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

Beat Elliott to the conundrum today! But seriously, another great game and another unlucky opponent. Got that all-important last numbers though! The conundrum originally wasn't this and the slowness was in part due to me being a bit flustered by a bit of controversy. It was originally MOUSEFLLY, an...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 23, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

Accidentally quoted instead of edit...ignore this.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 23, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

Beat Elliott to the conundrum today! But seriously, another great game and another unlucky opponent. Got that all-important last numbers though! The conundrum originally wasn't this and the slowness was in part due to me being a bit flustered by a bit of controversy. It was originally MOUSEFLLY, an...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 23, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)
Replies: 25
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 23rd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 87)

I never wanted to hold someone that close to getting 0 and I felt horrible that I almost did. In fact, the vowel pick in the SOLUTION round was for an E in the hope of flattening it out a bit. She took it very well though, and again was lovely both on and off screen.
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 22, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)
Replies: 25
Views: 836

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 7:11 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 6:17 pm
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 6:09 pm


:roll: Blimey, that's a bad miss!? You guys are critical...
I gotta agree with Elliott here. That's a hard word to get.
I was kidding.
This is why we need a bit of punctuation for sarcasm.
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 22, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Negative picking
Replies: 19
Views: 936

Re: Negative picking

Irritating? Can be, especially when someone will pick 6 consonants on a selection screaming for another vowel (like with III vowels). Can I blame them? Not at all, the aim of a match is to win, not produce the highest maximum you can. If your speciality is 3 vowels there's no reason why you shouldn'...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 22, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)
Replies: 25
Views: 836

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)

Like to put in a word for Kieran - he took it very well and was very pleasant to talk to in the green room. I didn't enjoy pulling off the largest winning margin, especially as there was a few rounds here he'd have got points against most other people. Also realised the "are you sure?" comment made ...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 22, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)
Replies: 25
Views: 836

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 1:31 pm
MAULVI, bad miss in R7.
:roll: Blimey, that's a bad miss!? You guys are critical...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 22, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84
Replies: 16
Views: 587

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84

Fiona T wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 8:53 pm
Thomas Carey wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 12:54 pm
Fiona is genuinely the best thing to happen to this community in the last month or so
Very kind of you to say so, but that particular post isn't one of my prouder moments. :)

(Especially in light of the revelation that Ashton's account was hacked!)
"Hacked"
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 22, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84
Replies: 16
Views: 587

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 84

Toby McDonald wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 8:59 pm
Boaties <3

R14 Alt.: ((100+(10/2))*8)-1-1
Thought you might like that. I actually thought "Toby will love this" when going for it :lol:
by Elliott Mellor
Wed May 22, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 85)
Replies: 20
Views: 709

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 21st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 85)

I don’t know if those posts about future games are true (hence I don’t know if the hacker attended the recording) but they have been deleted by the hacker (I don’t know what they said because the hacker deleted them). Oh do us all a favour and stop trolling. Someone on your street gained access to ...
by Elliott Mellor
Mon May 20, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 2128

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Thomas Carey wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 1:33 pm
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 1:26 pm
Forget this event, Co:Ell'shouse is clearly going to be way better.
You still wouldn't be able to find it.
:lol: So true.
by Elliott Mellor
Mon May 20, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 2128

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

Forget this event, Co:Ell'shouse is clearly going to be way better.
by Elliott Mellor
Mon May 20, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 639

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

This probably should be in a seperate thread but here goes. Most people who criticise the event cite national bias collusion , hatred of the UK etc. What if the same judges that vote on the songs hear them on tape weeks before they are played on radio , social media etc with no prior knowledge as t...
by Elliott Mellor
Sun May 19, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 639

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

UK's screwed... If ye participated properly (i.e. went through the semis) it'd already be over. I expect you to place no higher than 17th and no lower than 23rd. The song's not terrible, but John Lundvik definitely kept the best one for himself. Netherlands, Switzerland, Iceland, Australia, Russia ...
by Elliott Mellor
Sun May 19, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 639

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

Although our song definitely wasn't winner material, it definitely didn't deserve last. Also, what a surprise to see Greece and Cyprus giving each other 12 points from the jury vote (yawn) - I'm amazed these juries aren't banned yet. Still, the song that won wasn't bad, it wasn't one of my favourite...
by Elliott Mellor
Sat May 18, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 639

Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

I kind of San Marino to place highly, in spite of the fact the guy singing has a rather terrible voice...
by Elliott Mellor
Sat May 18, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)
Replies: 52
Views: 1960

Re: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)

Fred Mumford wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 6:39 am
Isn't 3 large the median selection for difficulty? It's not as if he went for 6 small.
I'd probably have preferred 6 small, in fairness as I'm more likely to solve a 6 small than a 3 large :p
by Elliott Mellor
Sat May 18, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)
Replies: 52
Views: 1960

Re: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)

Well, I guess most people felt sorry for John, as I did - until he picked 3 large in the penultimate round. What was he playing at? OK, I appreciate he almost certainly didn't know the record was in reach, but it must have been obvious that Elliot was on for a fantastic score. Why potentially make ...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 17, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)
Replies: 52
Views: 1960

Re: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)

Thanks for all the kind messages guys :)
Was an honour to get it! John was lovely too - you can see us having a laugh in the credits after, great personality.
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 17, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 15th May 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 712

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 15th May 2019

What's this nonsense with the fake going high on the 4-large? If you're doing e.g. 75×50/25, you don't start with 75×50. Poor form. If I've got this right, 75x50=3750 3750/25=150 is poor form, when you could say 75/25=3 3x50=150. But 75/25=3 3x50=150 when you could say 100+50=150 is OK? If you're s...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 16, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)
Replies: 18
Views: 649

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)

Tom S wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 4:39 pm
Cracking job Elliott!
Thank you! :)
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 16, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)
Replies: 18
Views: 649

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 4:20 pm
When you said you'd stick with a 5 Elliott, were you going for outjock as well?
Was toying with outjog.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 16, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)
Replies: 18
Views: 649

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)

It's always good to see a talented young player come along, especially one who's good with numbers, and plays in a friendly, relaxed manner with a smile on his face. Such a shame that he had to play Elliot.... When you think of some of the people who have won half a dozen or more games, even got th...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 16, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)
Replies: 18
Views: 649

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)

Fred W wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 1:08 pm
Friend to many of us, and an all round amazing fella about to grace our screens.

Going to be a good'un. Good luck Elliott! :D
Aha cheers buddy :)
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 16, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)
Replies: 18
Views: 649

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 16th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 82)

Very nice debut. Looking towards 1000 now! I felt a bit sorry for Arran actually. He played well over the last couple of days, but I think Elliott got to him a bit and he didn't score in a single letters round! He definitely deserved a lot more than 40, that shirt the other day deserved to get him ...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 03, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

I think Innis's point is that you can't just look at the percentage difference between top and second in a completely different thing and expect it to have some relevance. Different distributions have different standard deviations etc., so you can't just look at percentage difference to see which i...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 03, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

Jeanne Calment (122 years, 164 days) is 2.67% older than Sarah Knauss (119 years, 97 days). For those claiming this to be "too much an outlier" - do you also believe that Mount Everest isn't actually 8848m? Mount Everest (8,848m) is 2.75% taller than K2 (8,611m). There's loads of sets of data where...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 03, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

I'm not surprised, this sort of thing isn't at all unusual. I remember reading a really old Guinness Book Of Records that my grandma had (1960 edition I think) and it was noted in there that the longevity records attract far more fraudulent claims than any other. They were at the time dealing with ...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 03, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

Here's a stat that's useful: experts have estimated that the chances of any human being in the whole history living to the age of 122 is about 1 in 7. So, Jeanne Calment was unlikely, but not so unlikely that we'd have serious doubts about the validity of her claim purely based on statistical improb...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 03, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

Have you seen the evidence? Do you know what it consists of? A decent amount of it, yes. I was hoping you might elaborate. I feel that no matter how many censuses and documents I cite you're just going to dismiss them as "could be fabricated". I'm happy to provide a list of the documents that exist...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 03, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

The oldest people alive are probably not known . If they were born in a country that don't carry out a census who will know. I used to use this argument for tallest Man , fastest man etc. If they live somewhere remote how would we know To be the oldest person alive you need to have certain conditio...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri May 03, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 10:35 pm
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 8:12 pm
For those who doubt this case - have you ever actually looked at any of her supporting evidence?

I'm happy to argue this further, if anyone wants to.
Have you seen the evidence? Do you know what it consists of?
A decent amount of it, yes.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 02, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

But on the other hand (and I think this is the most pertinent point) it would have been a bit weird for the entire small town to go along with the fraud. Jeanne's daughter would have had to pretend to be her mother's husband for a start, which would have been a bit weird to say the least. Surely so...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 02, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

"The latest round of allegations was sparked by a Russian geriatrician called Valery Novoselov of RUDN University in Moscow. In his clinical judgment, Calment didn’t seem to display the hallmarks of a supercentenarian (the term demographers use for people over 110). He never met Calment but says the...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu May 02, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 36
Views: 1289

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

With almost 100% certainty no, she wasn't. One of my interests is in longevity and I've been following it for a number of years now and am thoroughly convinced of her case. For those unaware, to be validated by the GRG (gerontology research group) you have to have at least 3 (I think) documents supp...
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 614
Views: 157808

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had one recently where I was living in some building (I think temporarily) with James Robinson and an apterite (who will remain nameless) and a female who is implied to be his girlfriend. Said apterite and his girl are in their room "chatting loudly" and James keeps listening through the wall and be...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 37)
Replies: 6
Views: 1124

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". She's a retired librarian, which may explain her above average vocabulary - if you work in a library (and presumably read a lot too) then you're bound to pick...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 7th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 32)
Replies: 5
Views: 916

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 7th March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 32)

MOZETTA in r11.

Nice close game this - exceptional numbers playing from you Edward, on another day you could have snatched that but fair play to Maggie who seems to be a consistent letters player!
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 1st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 28)
Replies: 7
Views: 1183

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

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:42 pm
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:30 pm
Tom S wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:34 pm


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.
Ha, I like the subtlety there. Edited.
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 614
Views: 157808

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had one last night where I was on apterous, and Rob Foster had just maxed a 15 rounder against Nude (might have been 142-17). Apparently Luke J_D had a tourney to play with him, and they started the game, however everything now turned into a darts match which I am now watching. Both start off with 1...
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 1st March 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 28)
Replies: 7
Views: 1183

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

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 inconsistency more than consistency?
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 614
Views: 157808

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had a dream recently that a society/club was trying to encourage me to sign up whilst telling me they had "a diverse range of virgins". One of their main selling points was that Paul Erdunast was a member.
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 614
Views: 157808

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Had a dream last night that my old ICT teacher for my early years of secondary had taken a whole lecture hall of people hostage (she even had a gun...). Amongst the people in there, I remember Fred distinctly being one (there may have been other apterites). Anyways, this teacher decides to occasiona...
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 7th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 12)
Replies: 3
Views: 976

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 7th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 12)

"I squeezed out a 6...LOGGIA"
Of course you did Shaun, of course you did...I'm sure you spotted SOMEDAY and PRECURED too...
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 10)
Replies: 3
Views: 929

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 5th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 10)

DEBUTANTS really deserves credit - really amazing spot.
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 4th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 9)
Replies: 3
Views: 914

Re: Spoilers for Monday 4th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 9)

Toby McDonald wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:50 pm
R3 Alt.: (3*3*9)+50

Very topsy-turvy game; both good players. I liked both of them and was a shame one had to lose.

Anyone else think Josh bears a striking resemblance to Fred Whibley? :lol:
A bit :)