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by Elliott Mellor
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.
Replies: 24
Views: 320

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2017.

This is becoming quite a hot thread, very interesting read indeed! I can definitely see why Beth would be very upset, I would be if I were in her position. I think the way I'd have handled it would be to do a new conundrum, unless as has been suggested they were absolutely certain that Graeme had bu...
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)
Replies: 11
Views: 1452

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)

Bradley Horrocks wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:17 pm
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:11 am
Johnny Canuck wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:07 am


Won the duel on 11 Nov. due to learning this word -- thanks a million!
Haha I have Brad to thank for teaching me this one, thanks technically due to him :)
If only it hadn’t come up in that game a while ago. I’d have had the duel to myself :P
Aww but it's good to help others:P
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 15
Views: 766

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

If I saw a word after the 30 seconds, and I was 2nd to declare, would that be acceptable?, as I saw DISALLOW just as Graeme declared an 8. Been debated in the past. Many would say it was unacceptable. Personally I've always felt it was OK. But hesitate for a nanosecond and it's cheating. And, becau...
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 15
Views: 766

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

What did he do specifically? I noticed this too - Mike shouted out the answer before buzzing and instead of Graeme buzzing himself and stealing it, he let Mike buzz properly and take the points. Would be interesting to know what others would have done in this situation - particularly (unlike this o...
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 15
Views: 766

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

Surely the Wiki should mention the aptness of the teaser?
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)
Replies: 15
Views: 766

Re: Spoilers for Monday 13th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 94)

PEDIFORM R5

Lovely gesture by Graham on the conundrum, if anyone saw.
by Elliott Mellor
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)
Replies: 11
Views: 1452

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:07 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:26 am
Would have had the lovely 9 PELOBATID (cheers Bra for teaching me!) if a final vowel had been picked r1.
Won the duel on 11 Nov. due to learning this word -- thanks a million!
Haha I have Brad to thank for teaching me this one, thanks technically due to him :)
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Re: Spoilers for Friday 10th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 93)

According to Susie, she found the 7 letter word ROTUL (pronounced ROTULET apparently). Bad cut there.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 9th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 92)
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 9th November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 92)

Have to chalk the 504 miss as being the worst I've ever seen....
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 8th November 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 615

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 8th November 2017

IMMOTILE in r1 for a dc beater.
Had some very flat rounds lately, literally at 6s and 7s.
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 7 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)
Replies: 1
Views: 654

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 7 November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 90)

Can't blame them for not getting that conundrum - that was a stinker! I only got it because I've seen it before on the apterous wiki.
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 2nd November 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Spoilers for Friday 3rd November 2017

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:54 pm
Dragged the streaming window into itself and lost about half an hour of progress. Joy. Recap will be up by 5pm.

Just FYI, today is the 3rd.

Last numbers alt.: (100 + 25 - 2) * 7 + 50
yeah I did that too, Rachel's way was a lot more complex!
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)
Replies: 11
Views: 1452

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)

Ell! I nicked your new word for the 9 :P He could have continued and fudged from there too if he'd added the 50 for 425 and taken away the others for 407. Yeah, don’t know why you’d give up so soon. As for James, maybe it was nerves. Haha nice one :) Would have had the lovely 9 PELOBATID (cheers Br...
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)
Replies: 11
Views: 1452

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)

Bradley Horrocks wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:30 pm
GINESTRAS as an alternative nine in R13

Got to feel for Dan there. He could’ve declared 400 and would’ve got over the line.
He could have continued and fudged from there too if he'd added the 50 for 425 and taken away the others for 407.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)
Replies: 11
Views: 1452

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd November (Series 77, Prelim 87)

Close game but failing to score on any numbers round is usually unforgivable. If someone can get all the numbers against him, then James will be stopped. BRA!! I'm in total agreement :) Unless they're all impossible. Declaring nothing on the last numbers was especially poor, you have to get at leas...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)

If Dan octos....which looks quite likely at the moment, it'll leave 22 more episodes...which is enough for 2 octochamps and 6 more games...food for thought anyway.
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 1st November 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 86)

Yeah was a cracking game today with 2 good players - VENISON in particular was a brilliant spot, beat my WHINES hands down. GROUNDIE as a nice new tennis related 8 in round 8. The conundrum today is an example of where taking that extra second to think might be a good idea instead of buzzing in with...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 500
Views: 66436

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Not a particularly funny dream, but I had a dream last week that I'd received an email from the Countdown Team saying that my application was declined and that I was told to "never contact them again". It woke me up immediately and I had to check my email in the spur of the moment to check if that ...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 500
Views: 66436

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

So....last night's starts with me and a few friends in sixth form discovering a part of the school that has been greyed because it has been "discounted from consideration from all records and statistics etc", exactly like an excluded game an apterous would be. Bemused, we walk inside to this specifi...
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 30th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 84)
Replies: 8
Views: 733

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

Tom S wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:40 pm
I agree that he was unlucky with UNWISEST, but Lexplorer says no, nevertheless, his letters are very strong.
Aye they are on the strong side, he's clearly quite well practised.
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Vegetarianism/Veganism (in the right section!).
Replies: 17
Views: 1002

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

I think that's a view, simple as it may be, that many would agree with ☺. How do you think you'd cope if you were told that you had to go without meat for a month, for example? I wouldn't enjoy going without it for a month, but I reckon I'd be able to just about cope - wouldn't become vegetarian th...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 26 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)
Replies: 8
Views: 814

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 26 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)

Doesn't appear to be on apterous, which is my guide. Perhaps it's just not in wide enough usage?
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 26 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)
Replies: 8
Views: 814

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 26 October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 82)

Ian Fitzpatrick wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:27 am
I had FRACTILE in round 5, after my cock-up with factorial the other day I am more confident of this one!
Sorry, no dice (to nick Johnny's catchphrase):(
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for the 24th October 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 710

Re: Spoilers for the 24th October 2017

TRIFOCAL to beat RICOTTA
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 23rd October 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 776

Re: Spoilers for Monday 23rd October 2017

Ray Wilding wrote:
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:06 pm
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:48 pm
Surprised they missed FALSITIES when FALSIES and FALSEST had been mentioned.
Perhaps they missed it because it shouldn't be valid, FALSITY is a mass noun: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/falsity
Yeah in your camp here - it's very dubious and I'm not sure it'd be allowed.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)
Replies: 12
Views: 944

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)

Why were both players gazing across the studio when the conundrum was on? There's an actual board there where the conundrum is officially revealed - the monitors are only a camera view of this. It's probably much comfier to stare at that than hunch over a monitor, but admittedly it looks puzzling t...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)
Replies: 12
Views: 944

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 76)

Why were both players gazing across the studio when the conundrum was on? There's an actual board there where the conundrum is officially revealed - the monitors are only a camera view of this. It's probably much comfier to stare at that than hunch over a monitor, but admittedly it looks puzzling t...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Cleverclogs
Replies: 12
Views: 1132

Re: Cleverclogs

I think it's just really become one of her catchphrases, I don't think she's trying to rub it in at all. It's a lot different from saying something like "yeah I had that 8, but I also found 6 other 8s" or stuff to that effect.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 12th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 72)
Replies: 10
Views: 1003

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 12th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 72)

Was OUTEARN removed in the last update? If not, its disallowal could have decided the game -- had it been allowed, the score after the conundrum would have been 49-49 and Lawrie would still have had a shot on the tie-break. Yeah he was very unlucky there, a more thorough look would have shown it to...
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Ongoing series 77 general discussion thread (will contain spoilers!!!)
Replies: 41
Views: 7572

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

Especial congrats on being an octochamp in a future series too as your signature says!
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: Spoilers for Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)

Jojo Apollo wrote:
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:27 pm
Very well done Eoin on becoming an octochamp :) Good humour and laughs throughout your run, well done sir. 8-)
Suppose that's one way of describing it.....

But yeah good stuff Eoin, well done on octoing - with a good finishing score to boot.
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 28th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 62)
Replies: 7
Views: 1041

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 28th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 62)

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:30 am
Johnny Canuck wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:07 pm
These incrementing badges of Eoin's are a neat idea.
Well that's one adjective for them.
Care to say what yours is? ;)
by Elliott Mellor
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best 9 of all time
Replies: 17
Views: 3130

Re: Best 9 of all time

http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_2050 is worthy of a mention surely
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 29th August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 40)
Replies: 6
Views: 716

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 29th August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 40)

Can we just rejoice in the fact that for the first time in my lifetime someone tried to pick 6 vowels?
This is a significant moment in my lifetime, I feel very emotional.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 24 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 38)
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 24 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 38)

Aye, massive congrats Noel on octochampdom - richly deserved and you've been enjoyable to watch! :)

Loved the way you got to 262...you had to go out with a bang didn't you? ;)

Look forward to seeing you in the finals!
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 24 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 38)
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 24 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 38)

Was on 863 in the time, but out of time:
((50-4)*75-6)/4=861
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 36)
Replies: 15
Views: 1259

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 36)

Noel Mc wrote:
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:35 pm
R1 was dumb. Shoulda picked a final consonant.
R7 I wanted an E for WAYSIDE :)
R13 I wanted an A for FOLIATES :( Foiliest was dumb.

If we're talking about maxing your score though, picking 4L the whole time is pretty dumb.
You won the round....so I'd call that a success :)
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 36)
Replies: 15
Views: 1259

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 36)

We often point the finger at contestants shitting up selections by always picking 3 vowels, but maybe it's time to look at the other side of this. People picking 5! Yes, that's you Noel! (But obviously well done, and I'm hoping you become an octochamp.) Absolutely don't know why you're claiming tha...
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 21st August 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: Spoilers for Monday 21st August 2017

Noel Mc wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:35 pm
Can I blame tiredness for the numbers? I had 526 in R9. R14 was just embarrassing.
Yes, I think so.
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 7
Views: 1149

Re: COC timeline

All depends what the producer and that decide to do. If that is true it's a disappointing state of play. I would argue that the programme and its legacy trumps the whims of any current production set-up, or at least it should. It makes little sense to put blame on Apterous for the trend of C4 hosti...
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 21st August 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Spoilers for Monday 21st August 2017

NABILONE as a beater in r8, PICOGRAM as a beater in r11. Saw RODGERSIA literally on 29s.

Feel today's challenger could certainly have won a few had he not come up against Noel, he was an above average player.
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: COC timeline
Replies: 7
Views: 1149

Re: COC timeline

Yeah, that's it Matt. I've seen old posts where it was basically said a good amount of viewers don't want to sit through a few weeks of lexo-nerds coming up with loads of obscure words and absolutely obliterating them when they try to play along - they want to actually stand a chance of winning or a...
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1793

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017

So you wouldn't change your answer in the same situation? Probably not to be honest. Unless I also thought it was OK to buzz in without the answer. There's no real difference between the two, especially considering that you could buzz in straight away with some crappy "answer" in your mind every ti...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 16 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 32)
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 16 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 32)

Some top four-larging from Noel today. Getting Noel's method in R3 in 30 seconds is very impressive, and would have been even more so had there not been a couple of simpler methods. I wonder whether Noel chose that method on purpose or whether it was genuinely the only method he spotted? I can imag...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 16 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 32)
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 16 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 32)

I thought my 78*7 method on the first numbers was complicated and around the houses.........until Noel produced probably one of the best solutions I think I've ever seen. Had his way on the 965 game though. Some great spots on the letters too, I toyed with GUNLESS but chickened it, well risked on yo...
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1793

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017

I think if she realised she had one thing and changed after she buzzed thats grand. There was no deceit intended when originally buzzing. This. I think if she realised she had one thing and changed after she buzzed thats grand. There was no deceit intended when originally buzzing. I dunno. I think ...
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday, 15th August 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 972

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday, 15th August 2017

Noel Mc wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:38 pm
I was desperately trying to find anything else other than FAPS.

Some shocking number rounds from me so far.
It was Nick's reaction to faps that was best

Noel: Faps
Nick: FAPS!
:lol:

I wouldn't say shocking nums rounds, they weren't exactly straightforward!
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1793

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017

David Williams wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:47 pm
Bit of a change of mind on the conundrum? No objection from Nick.
Aye, she did seem to take rather a long time to give the actual answer.
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1793

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2017

Ray Wilding wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:34 pm
VIRAEMIC to beat VIREMIA in R8.
Bah, beaten to it.
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown in the pub
Replies: 24
Views: 3627

Re: Countdown in the pub

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:58 pm
Cork would be a brilliant spot for a co:event.
Crikey...I thought the standard was higher than that...if Cork's considered a good spot I'm obviously mistaken...
by Elliott Mellor
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Signs, Portents, Psychic moments, Weird co-incidences...
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Re: Signs, Portents, Psychic moments, Weird co-incidences...

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:02 pm
***SPOILER ALERT***
L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:10 pm
I have the strangest feeling that REMBETIKA is going to feature in my game(s).
I'm not psychic. :oops:
OMG you've ruined the show(s) for me:-P
by Elliott Mellor
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Signs, Portents, Psychic moments, Weird co-incidences...
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Re: Signs, Portents, Psychic moments, Weird co-incidences...

OMG SPOILERZ:-P

Not really superstitious myself, the number 7's just a number as is the number 13. But if REMBETIKA does come up in a selection I might be swayed.
by Elliott Mellor
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 500
Views: 66436

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Just a brief one last night in which I dreamt that it turned out Johnny Canuck turned out to be the series 52 champion and that he'd always been utterly ashamed of this and didn't want anyone to know (yet had edited the wiki to say so...).
by Elliott Mellor
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 4 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 24)
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: Spoilers for Friday 4 August 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 24)

Philip Wilson wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:00 pm
Well I just did (25 + 9 - 5) x 10) + 100/50 so I can't believe Rachel didn't get it with the extra time
In fairness it doesn't exactly jump out.

ALUNITE R10
OPERANCES R12
by Elliott Mellor
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday, 3rd August 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1294

Re: Spoilers for Thursday, 3rd August 2017

He seems a bit sure of himself, which doesn't make for great viewing.
by Elliott Mellor
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: So, who will be the founding member of Countdown's "1000 CLUB"?
Replies: 47
Views: 4691

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

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:32 am
L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:39 pm
2. It now seems Zarte will be allowed back before S80, so there is another major contender right there.
.....If I had a shot at it with a safe 8 and a safe 9 in round 118, I'd take the 8.......
If your 9 was safe, why would you not go for it...? :P