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by Neil A Collins
Fri May 24, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 24th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 88)
Replies: 17
Views: 2386

Re: Spoilers for Friday 24th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 88)

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 1:56 pm
ISONOMES in the MOONIES* round
Not according to lex - possibly existed in the past.

NOISOME is valid - MOONIES is my falsie, having misdeclared it in the past. fwiw, MOONY, MOONING and MOONERS are valid. Really can't see why MOONIES isn't.

(_!_) (_!_)
by Neil A Collins
Wed May 22, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 86)
Replies: 23
Views: 3538

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

Another amazing performance. As has already been mentioned, it looks like the 1000 barrier could be smashed so hard, the 1100s are a real possibility. Average of 141 required over the next 3 games. Will be a tough task, more so due to the chances of selections being kind to it as opposed to ability ...
by Neil A Collins
Fri May 17, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)
Replies: 31
Views: 4279

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

Holy moly! Well done Elliott. You coped with the pressure brilliantly. Truly deserved for all the practice you have put in!
by Neil A Collins
Wed May 15, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)
Replies: 8
Views: 1623

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)

he could be up against someone potentially extremely good in the near future. Potentially :D Bet Elliott wished he'd been involved in this game. Even matching the contestants as opposed to finding difficult maxes in R2 + R13 would have given a total of 153 - Zarte's record would have been short-liv...
by Neil A Collins
Tue May 14, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)
Replies: 8
Views: 1623

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)

Toby McDonald wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 5:12 pm
seems like a decent player too with ISOPTERAN and his R14 solve
Took a while to get going, but choices/spots/solves like those do make me wonder if he's a lurker under a pseudonym on apterous
by Neil A Collins
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 22nd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 64)
Replies: 10
Views: 1143

Re: Spoilers for Monday 22nd April 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 64)

R8: SERPULID
R12: RONDENAS
R12: MAROTTES
R13: EMPTAINS

Alt final numbers: (75-8) X (8+6) - 7 + 1
by Neil A Collins
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June
Replies: 19
Views: 15169

Re: Countdown in Cambridge (CoCam) - Saturday 16th June

Hi Mike - I'll be attending + have just sent over payment. My brother is keen as well, but not sure he can make it. Will you accept an entrant on the day?
by Neil A Collins
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 10969

Re: COREA18 - Saturday 31st March 2018

Hi Tony - I'm in, but probably just me this time round.
by Neil A Collins
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 31)
Replies: 12
Views: 3134

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th February 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 31)

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:58 pm
Also, was it just me, or did there seem to be loads more Us today?
Nope, just U ;)
by Neil A Collins
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th November 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2021

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 28th November 2017

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:27 pm
DAMNABLE in one of the letters rounds near the end.
ALBUMEN for 7 in the same round, which I was quite surprised Susie didn't get. I'd have blown it with EARGASM in the previous round though.

Well played by Bradley under pressure at the end.
by Neil A Collins
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 31st July 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1568

Re: Spoilers for Monday 31st July 2017

Surprised Susie didn't spot OPTICIAN in R5. Missed all 6s in R7 :oops: and CALENDAR, although did get TRUNDLED, RIPOSTES + SUNDIAL. In agreement the contestants were of a higher average calibre than a lot who have appeared this series - how often do both post 80+ before the finals, and both without ...
by Neil A Collins
Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th June 2017 (Series 76 GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 5
Views: 1858

Re: Spoilers for Friday 30th June 2017 (Series 76 GRAND FINAL)

Felt sorry for Moose after an outstanding semi-final performance + series in general. Deserved win by Stephen though - congrats!

Alt 3rd numbers (if you're inclined to miss the simple solution!): (8 * 7) + 25 + 9 + 7 + 100 = 197