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by Toby McDonald
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 14th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 17)
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 14th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 17)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:08 pm
Toby McDonald wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:45 pm
MARGOSA in R12
RAMGOATS :P
:P
by Toby McDonald
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 4th February 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 9)
Replies: 3
Views: 609

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

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:
by Toby McDonald
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 31 January 2019 (series 80, prelim 7)
Replies: 6
Views: 916

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 31 January 2019 (series 80, prelim 7)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:09 pm
Toby McDonald wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:54 pm
NITCHEVO for a R4 alt.
Fantastic👍
Thank you :) 👍
by Toby McDonald
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)
Replies: 33
Views: 2389

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)

Wow, just wow. What a series. Huge congratulations Zarte! An incredible player and a very well deserved winner! :D Commiserations Bradley! We all know you tried your absolute hardest, but not everyone can say they are a CoC runner-up. You should be very proud of your achievements! :D Too bad you we...
by Toby McDonald
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)
Replies: 33
Views: 2389

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)

Wow, just wow. What a series. Huge congratulations Zarte! An incredible player and a very well deserved winner! :D

Commiserations Bradley! We all know you tried your absolute hardest, but not everyone can say they are a CoC runner-up. You should be very proud of your achievements! :D
by Toby McDonald
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Goatdown event 2020 - a survey
Replies: 10
Views: 1445

Re: Goatdown event 2020 - a survey

Done as well. Would genuinely be very interested in this. Sounds like great fun. :)
by Toby McDonald
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 2497

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)

Huge congratulations on the breaking the record Z! Extraordinary play from you both! Definitely going down in the history books! :D

Slightly annoyed though that my mum found out the result before we watched it and spoiled it for me at the last second! :(
by Toby McDonald
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 16th January (COC XV, QF 3)
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 16th January (COC XV, QF 3)

(((8+7)*6)+2+1)*7 = 651 in R3
((75+8/8)*(6+5))+10 in R6 as well
(8*8*7)-6-4 in R9
by Toby McDonald
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 15th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 2)
Replies: 8
Views: 1100

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 15th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 2)

OREXINS in R4.

Great game once again! Congrats Bra and unlucky John!
by Toby McDonald
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th January 2019 (COC XV, Game 8)
Replies: 10
Views: 1742

Spoilers for Friday 11th January 2019 (COC XV, Game 8)

FEARTIE in R1

Vwp both. :) Glad Noel was able to have another nice 4L in the last numbers just like his Semi Final :D
by Toby McDonald
Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Re: Spoilers for Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)

Incredible final guys! Complete turnaround at the end. Really thought Martin would win, but congratulations Mike! Excellent play from you both! :D
by Toby McDonald
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 7th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 116)
Replies: 9
Views: 1408

Re: Spoilers for Friday 7th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 116)

IMMATURE in R4. Surprised Susie didn't spot that.
by Toby McDonald
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 114)
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 114)

Fred W wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:15 pm
I like how RIBULOSE was a max in both r7 and r13

But good showing from the both of them today!
Entertaining game right until the last minute :D
Haha, I was just about to post about RIBULOSE, but you beat me to it. :P
by Toby McDonald
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 26th November 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1949

Re: Spoilers for 26th November 2018

Owen Carroll wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:41 pm
I bet Toby's getting Deja vu
Haha, yeah, I kinda did! :lol:

Felt quite bad for Lewis in the end though, was probably just nervous.
by Toby McDonald
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Countdown Alphabet
Replies: 23
Views: 2648

Re: Countdown Alphabet

I've got some of my own here. Haven't got 26 of them though. Only 9 of them. Got them from the countdown wiki. 1:TRUECIDAL 2: REGGAETAG 3: FIFASLIDE 4: ICURENANS 5: LUVLYRITA 6: CRINXIEST 7: BIBSCURSE 8: PRIMEDROB 9: IMISSBOYS 1) CURTAILED 2) AGGREGATE 3) FALSIFIED 4) INSURANCE 5) VIRTUALLY 6) EXTR...
by Toby McDonald
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Countdown Alphabet
Replies: 23
Views: 2648

Re: Countdown Alphabet

While apterous is down I made another one of these, they were randomly chosen from about 7000 non-ascension conundrums and are very difficult. 1. GILLENNIA 2. VOLUFIONZ 3. EBILEMENT 4. MONOAAINE 5. COPSEHOOD 6. MANGONIGM 7. STOKERIES 8. XERIVALLY 9. MEETWILLI 10. ENRAPPURE 11. HICCURFHY 12. HYPERTE...
by Toby McDonald
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 103)
Replies: 3
Views: 1107

Spoilers for Tuesday 20th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 103)

DOZENTH in R5
LIVEBOX in R10
YEASTIER in R11
MANUMISES in R12
by Toby McDonald
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Countdown Alphabet
Replies: 23
Views: 2648

Re: Countdown Alphabet

AQUAPONIC (17) BADASSERY (11) CARAMELLY (7) DANCEWEAR (3) ENCODABLE (2) F GESTATIVE (8) HUMANLIKE (16) INURNMENT (10) JUMBOTRON (12) KAMPMOTOR (26) L MOTORBOAT (14) N OPERAGOER (25) PALANQUIN (9) QUEERCORE (6) REBLOGGED (24) SPIRALIZE (21) TIMESAVER (20) UNSEXIEST (19) VIDEOGRAM (18) WIFEANDRY (13)...
by Toby McDonald
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Countdown Alphabet
Replies: 23
Views: 2648

Re: Countdown Alphabet

Oh, right. I feel so stupid now, because I made that much harder than it should have been. :lol:. So I've now got THRIFTIER for 16 but can't figure out what the other one is. Nah don't, you smashed it :) the other one is the conundrum which you thought was similar to the scramble. Hehe, cheers Brad...
by Toby McDonald
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Countdown Alphabet
Replies: 23
Views: 2648

Re: Countdown Alphabet

Oh, right. I feel so stupid now, because I made that much harder than it should have been. :lol:. So I've now got THRIFTIER for 16 but can't figure out what the other one is.
by Toby McDonald
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: While y'all wait...
Replies: 179
Views: 21715

Re: While y'all wait...

If anyone fancies... R1: AEITFDNSP R2: AEOPRDTIS R3: 100 75 50 25 7 1 @536 R4: AIIFGDTSI R5: OEETRMLOI R6: 10 10 9 4 3 1 @620 R7: EEEMCDFES R8: AIEPSRTOE R9: 100 50 1 8 1 7 @765 R10: AOIHZQNTS R11: IIAPSTNEE R12: OEUGGSGOO R13: UUARGTYAS R14: 50 8 9 6 1 2 @889 R15: PRESSUEED pentafids (0) POSTERIAD...
by Toby McDonald
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Countdown Alphabet
Replies: 23
Views: 2648

Re: Countdown Alphabet

ALEATORIC (2) BREASTING (4) CHAFFINCH (5) DOGMATISM (21) EXPLODENT (9) FANDANGLE (6) GUERRILLA (13) HYPERBOLA (18) ISOPYCNIC (15) (Cheeky just writing it backwards ;)) JOCKSTRAP (22) KEYHOLDER (17) LIONIZING (3) MAWKISHLY (1) NEURALGIA (12) OVERCRUDE (25) (Quite similar to the scramble, but not sur...
by Toby McDonald
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90))
Replies: 6
Views: 1211

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90))

Tom S wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:59 pm
A bit confused because the wiki says that PZ still has another game left....
Today's game hasn't been put on there yet.
by Toby McDonald
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Halloween 2018.
Replies: 11
Views: 1792

Re: Spoilers for Halloween 2018.

STIPULE in R2
by Toby McDonald
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 26th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 86)
Replies: 8
Views: 1510

Re: Spoilers for Friday 26th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 86)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:15 pm
NIDATION or UPDATION in R1.
Need 2 N's for NIDATION, sorry Ray.
by Toby McDonald
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)
Replies: 12
Views: 1601

Re: Spoilers for Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)

2 of my 9s came up today, haha! :D

R3 Alt.: ((10+3)*75)-(50-(6*7))

According to Susie, are we now disallowing GOATIER and GOATIEST?
by Toby McDonald
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 11th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 75)
Replies: 7
Views: 1952

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 11th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 75)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:21 am
TOBESTER was in round 7. Not valid though as it's a name.
Hehe, good try, but there was only one T. ;)
by Toby McDonald
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: A Word of Thanks
Replies: 13
Views: 2723

Re: A Word of Thanks

Hi Noel, Sorry to see you go so soon, but I guess we all have to at some point. It's been great to see you on TV and to play you on Apterous. And your 4L skills are impeccable! I'm sorry we couldn't meet at CoC, but I hope you got to show off your brilliant skills again. I look forward to seeing you...
by Toby McDonald
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 3rd October 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1482

Re: Spoilers for 3rd October 2018

PAGETIC in R7
by Toby McDonald
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 24th September 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1312

Re: Spoilers for 24th September 2018

Tom S wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:04 pm
Toby McDonald wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:29 pm
A couple of alts today:

(100*2)+((5+1)*6)+3 in R9
MAROUDIS :D and MAINOURS in R11
NOSEANE in R13
Thought of you when I saw Maroudis :)
Haha, thanks Tom. :)
by Toby McDonald
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 24th September 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1312

Re: Spoilers for 24th September 2018

A couple of alts today:

(100*2)+((5+1)*6)+3 in R9
MAROUDIS :D and MAINOURS in R11
NOSEANE in R13
by Toby McDonald
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)
Replies: 9
Views: 1372

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:33 pm
Good game. Well done on the conundrum Toby. Give your mother my commiserations
Thanks Owen. I will. :)
by Toby McDonald
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)
Replies: 9
Views: 1372

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)

It was nice to see Laura make a return on the show after 13 years, commiserations to her but still, a wonderful game with POULETS and FUNDIES from her. Indeed, Countdown runs through your family! Toby, if you're reading this, well done for solving for the conundrum! (Even I blanked out on this one....
by Toby McDonald
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)
Replies: 9
Views: 1372

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 13th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 56)

It was nice to see Laura make a return on the show after 13 years, commiserations to her but still, a wonderful game with POULETS and FUNDIES from her. Indeed, Countdown runs through your family! Toby, if you're reading this, well done for solving for the conundrum! (Even I blanked out on this one....
by Toby McDonald
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 11th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 54)
Replies: 5
Views: 1278

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 11th September 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 54)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:57 pm
Toby McDonald wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:22 pm
I was in the audience for all Charlie Stayt's episodes and in this one, my only beater was GOODYERAS in R1.
That's still a brilliant 9 though. Well done Toby.
Cheers :)