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by Tom S
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Hope we will see Robin in the next series, as I warmed to him and his Countdown journey, can anyone confirm? Let's see how "Once vacated due to circumstances beyond control" Martin May battles on with "Thanks to someone not being able to make it I'm in" Bob Lunt! :) (Let's just hope we don't see an...
by Tom S
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Hope we will see Robin in the next series, as I warmed to him and his Countdown journey, can anyone confirm?
by Tom S
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 7th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 116)
Replies: 9
Views: 624

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

Very good game today. I liked Mark- one of my favourite personalities this series- but Brendan was definitely better today and played really well on virtually every round, so well done to him, and look forward to what is to come!
by Tom S
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown words spotted in real life
Replies: 113
Views: 21168

Re: Countdown words spotted in real life

Was in a cutlery store over summer which sold "anodised pans".
by Tom S
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 31
Views: 1008

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

Think I did 1. Malteser 2. Twix 3. Milky Bar 4. Galaxy Caramel 5. Galaxy 6. Mars 7. Snickers 8. Bounty (excuse my prejudice) 6,7 and 8 under the would not eat category. I'd go with that. Maybe swap Milky Way and Galaxy. Definitely agree with Snickers and Bounty down the end. Don't know what it is a...
by Tom S
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Celebrations - a ranking
Replies: 31
Views: 1008

Re: Celebrations - a ranking

Think I did
1. Malteser
2. Twix
3. Milky Bar
4. Galaxy Caramel
5. Galaxy
6. Mars
7. Snickers
8. Bounty (excuse my prejudice)

6,7 and 8 under the would not eat category.
by Tom S
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 114)
Replies: 5
Views: 538

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

Ooh a Tie Breaker- not happened in a while- last time it happened the scores were only 1 point higher than the 2 players today- 68 apiece. Always feel for the loser in that situation no matter what their play.
by Tom S
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Andrew Jackson: Wins: 8 Points: 764 (95.5) Seed: 3 Total Maximums: 50 /120 (42%) Letters Maximums: 23/80 (28.75%) Badged Words: 2 Medalled Words: 3 B: Piranha, Stooling M: Suffrage, Bleeping, Flowiest Numbers: 22/32 (68.75%) 6S: 1/5 (20%) 1L: 16/20 (80%) 2L: 1/3 (33.3%) 3L: 2/2 (100%) 4L: 1/2 (50%) ...
by Tom S
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Series 79 Finals Predictions (Contains Spoilers!)

Hi Ryan

Will do Andrew's profile tomorrow, apologies for the delay folks. Shame about the news in Bradley's spoiler, hope something positive comes out of it, and can second what he says.
by Tom S
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: Spoilers for Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)

Was a shame that Pete's 3L were not up to scratch unlike Julie's but I must commend him on his spot-on 6 small skills, including the impressive last spot. Made for good viewing. I'm actually astonished how he could do those 6 smalls without being able to do the 3 larges at all. Maybe it wasn't a re...
by Tom S
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: Spoilers for Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)

Was a shame that Pete's 3L were not up to scratch unlike Julie's but I must commend him on his spot-on 6 small skills, including the impressive last spot. Made for good viewing. Julie's letters are pretty solid so can see her winning another game or two despite the crucial (which I would have loved ...
by Tom S
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1908
Views: 153312

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Hi everyone, my name's Rachel, I'm a new-ish countdown enthusiast from Australia :) I need some help understanding the format of each series- how many heats are there? How do they decide who gets into the finals? etc. Hi Rachel, welcome :) On average there about 100 heats in a series before the fin...
by Tom S
Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1908
Views: 153312

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Hi everyone, my name's Rachel, I'm a new-ish countdown enthusiast from Australia :) I need some help understanding the format of each series- how many heats are there? How do they decide who gets into the finals? etc. Hi Rachel, welcome :) On average there about 100 heats in a series before the fin...
by Tom S
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)
Replies: 12
Views: 1148

Re: Spoilers for Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)

Plus, additionally, I thought the manner John departed in was far exemplary from most I have seen. Although this game was not Zarte-Philip standard game-wise, it probably was the best conduct I have seen in a prelim since Amy Benfield and Jan Pask, and therefore, put this game in my good books :) Y...
by Tom S
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)
Replies: 12
Views: 1148

Re: Spoilers for Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)

Plus, additionally, I thought the manner John departed in was far exemplary from most I have seen. Although this game was not Zarte-Philip standard game-wise, it probably was the best conduct I have seen in a prelim since Amy Benfield and Jan Pask, and therefore, put this game in my good books :)
by Tom S
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)
Replies: 12
Views: 1148

Re: Spoilers for Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:20 pm
Jukie or tomorrow's player are the only people who can still become an octochamp before the finals.
Do not think it is on tomorrow again, is it?
by Tom S
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Will do Andrew's profile this weekend or around then.
by Tom S
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 29th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 110)
Replies: 5
Views: 692

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 29th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 110)

Bob!!!!!! :( On another note, well done to Andrew, he scored well in the majority of his games and has proved himself to be a consistent player of the strong variety! On another note, have to feel for Archie who proved himself to be highly capable himself and was the victim of an unlucky draw. But t...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 26th November 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1297

Re: Spoilers for 26th November 2018

According to some personal comments made by Andrew towards some which I have seen, Jacob was quite an unnerving character- maybe it was something that had been said backstage. Seemed very harsh on first glance but would not go as far to saying it was a callous act knowing the context. Jacob? You me...
by Tom S
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 26th November 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1297

Re: Spoilers for 26th November 2018

Something that I'm surprised that no-one has picked up on is that the champion Andrew Jackson picked 6 small in round 9 when he was 60-0 up. As the resident forum psychopath , I can recognise a psychopathic act when I see one. It's not even as if he normally does this. He's always gone for 1-large ...
by Tom S
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 26th November 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1297

Spoilers for 26th November 2018

PHEW! Thank goodness for the last numbers- you could tell Rachel's relief at the end too...
by Tom S
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Saturday Shows
Replies: 2
Views: 614

Re: Saturday Shows

Now that I have a full-time job I'd have to say that a Saturday slot would be quite convenient! They managed six-day-a-week broadcasts for several months in Series 54 (early 2006) -- does anyone know why the Saturday show was put there? According to the wiki, it was down to the fact that 54 was hav...
by Tom S
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Saturday Shows
Replies: 2
Views: 614

Saturday Shows

I know that us forumites cannot do much about the scheduling of Channel 4, but, personally, I rather enjoyed watching live today on a grim Saturday afternoon. I should imagine more folks would be able to watch the show, too, had they been aware of it. So, the question I would like to pose, is, " Sho...
by Tom S
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for SATURDAY 24th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 106)
Replies: 5
Views: 909

Re: Spoilers for SATURDAY 24th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 106)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:55 pm
It's so annoying only getting idiots when there's an a in the selection.
Additionally CHANTEUR, like a French male crooner, was available in the round before, but Susie can be forgiven given that it was the 6th show in a day!
by Tom S
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 103)
Replies: 3
Views: 876

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

I don't mean this in a bad way at all against Andrew or Paul but sitting cosily at home I thought those two 6S's were the easiest ever 6S's! I still don't trust it though, lol. Think pressure played a part, the sums were both factorisable, but given the nature of the game, I think Andrew was very n...
by Tom S
Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 21st November (Series 79, prelim 104)
Replies: 3
Views: 675

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 21st November (Series 79, prelim 104)

Good performance by Andrew- stepped it up from his somewhat nervy showing yesterday. Bisector was a great spot and with that included, resulted in a great show in the maths department :)
by Tom S
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Stats for Bob Lunt (who desperately needs to be in the final!) Wins:7 Current Seed:8 Points: 726 (90.8 per game) Total Maximums: 49 /120 (40.8%) Letters Maximums: 27 /80 (33.8%) Badged Words: 4 Medalled Words: 1 B: Underarm, Salaries, Dewiest, Homeland M: Scrounge Numbers Maximums: 18/32 (56.3%) 6S:...
by Tom S
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)

Cathy Summerside wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:49 pm
Thomas Carey wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:13 pm
And Alan makes it six octos! Can one of the TWO NEW CONTESTANTS be our 7th?
There are 7 octos already, aren't there?
Cathy is correct, although I think Rachel incorrectly stated Alan's seed as 5th I think.
by Tom S
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Adam Rolston Wins: 8 Current Seed: 7 Points: 650 (81.3 per game) Total Maximums: 36/120 (30%) Letters Maximums: 20 /80 (25%) Badged Words: 1 Medalled Words: 3 B: Mailshot M: Marrier, Greatest, Handrail Numbers Maximums: 13/32 (40.6%) 6S: 0/3 1L: 8/16 (50%) 2L: 5/9 (55.6%) 3L: 0/2 4L: 0/1 Conundrums:...
by Tom S
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason
Replies: 58
Views: 2160

Re: Things normal people normally own but you don't own for some reason

Anything less than a PJ shirt and bottoms and I'll get cold :P
by Tom S
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)

Not getting that feeling from either- but maybe one will turn out to be a Robin Johnson character....
by Tom S
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis

Time for the stats on Kiwi Alan Duval..... Wins: 8 Current Seed: 6 Points: 674 (84.3 per game) Total Maximums: 48/120 (40%) Letters Maximums: 30/80 (37.5%) Badged Words: 3 Medalled Words: 5 B: Misfire, Unoaked, Rottenly M: Fabulist, Perverts, Binkies, Grousest, Beaching, Spouses Numbers Maximums: 10...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Tony Manwani Wins: 8 Current Seed: 5 Points: 715 Overall Maximums: 40 /120 (33.3%) Letters Maximums: 18 /80 (22.5%) Badged Words: N/A Medalled Words: 3 B: N/A M: Dwarfing, Hobbies, Additive Numbers Maximum: 17/32 (53.1%) 6S: 5/15 (33.3%) 1L: 8/9 (88.9%) 2L: 3/6 (50 %) 3L: 0/1 4L: 1/1 (100%) Conundr...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Tony Manwani Wins: 8 Current Seed: 5 Points: 715 (89.4 per game) Overall Maximums: 40 /120 (33.3%) Letters Maximums: 18 /80 (22.5%) Badged Words: N/A Medalled Words: 3 B: N/A M: Dwarfing, Hobbies, Additive Numbers Maximum: 17/32 (53.1%) 6S: 5/15 (33.3%) 1L: 8/9 (88.9%) 2L: 3/6 (50 %) 3L: 0/1 4L: 1/1...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Dave Ashton Wins: 8 Current Seed:4 Points: 739 (92.4 per game) Total Maxes: 41/120 (34.2 %) Letters Maxes: 23 /80 (28.8%) Badged Words: 1 Medalled Words: 2 B: Lemonades M: Requests, Filterer. Numbers Maxes: 16 /32 (50%) 6S: N/A 1L: 10/23 (43.7 %) 2L: 4/6 (75%) 3L: 1/1 (100%) 4L: 1/2 (50%) Conundrum...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Dave Ashton Wins: 8 Current Seed:4 Points: 739 (92.4 per game) Total Maxes: 41/120 (34.2 %) Letters Maxes: 23 /80 (28.8%) Badged Words: 1 Medalled Words: 2 B: Lemonades M: Requests, Filterer. Numbers Maxes: 16 /32 (50%) 6S: N/A 1L: 10/23 (43.7 %) 2L: 4/6 (75%) 3L: 1/1 (100%) 4L: 1/2 (50%) Conundrums...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Stats for Robin Johnson. Wins: 8 Current Seed: 3 Points: 745 (93.1 per game) Maxes: 48/120 (40%) Letters Maximums: 26/80 (32.5 %) Badged Words: 2 Medalled Words: 4 B: Sultrier, Profaned M: Biffing, Trooping, Redacted, Terminate Numbers Maximums: 21/32 (65.6 %) 6S: 0/2 1L: 17/24 (70.8%) 2L: 3/5 (75%)...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 15th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 100)
Replies: 8
Views: 1001

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 15th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 100)

Ah thought Lewis would be on for a cracker of a comeback, hut was not to be. Well done to him for the very good spot, though. Well done to Alan though for adding to the influx of octochamps, and maybe Chris can take comfort knowing the fact he lost to an octochamp. This series is shaping up to be ve...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: Series 79 Player Analysis.

Now for Mike Daysley.... Wins: 8 Current Seed: 2 Points: 786 (98.3 per game) Maxes: 61 /120 (51%) Letters Maximums: 30 /80 (37.5%) Badged Words:1 Medalled Words: 4 B: Overamp M: Panderer, Foodery, Against, Beamish Numbers Statistics: 28/32 (87.5%) 6S: N/a 1L: 19/23 (82.6%) 2L: 8/8 (100%) 3L: 1/1 (10...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 79 Player Analysis.
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Series 79 Player Analysis.

Hi all, After some prompting, think it may be good to start looking at some of the player who are in contention with becoming a finalist/already are. Shall be interesting. Starting off with Martin May: Wins: 8 Current Seed: 1 Points: 839 (104.9 per game) Maxes: 61/120 (51%) Letters Maximums: 34 /80 ...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Brexit- what next.
Replies: 5
Views: 860

Brexit- what next.

With some high profile names resigning, what is our P.O.V on what happens next? Do you think we should stick it out, have a GE or a People's Vote. Or maybe something else?.....
Do say your thoughts....
by Tom S
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 174
Views: 45669

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

As well as Ashwin Abinashi, John Clarke from the 80s is on 15 to 1 right now. Edit - And I saw Andrew "Quichehead"* Sullivan. *Or whatever that middle name he uses on Facebook is. The latter being a winner on today's show but with 41 has probably not got enough to be in the final. Just above him si...
by Tom S
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 14th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 99)
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 14th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 99)

2 good players, Jane ran Alan close and was a decent player herself, and was one of the best he faced in his time in the champs chair, but the great R14 solution saved him. If he gets the 8th tomorrow, then we will be saying goodbye to a 7 time winner!
by Tom S
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 12th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 97)
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: Spoilers for Monday 12th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 97)

Westie in one of the rounds (with a small w). Did Susie once disallow it because the dog is a capital W but I meant it as someone who lives in the west, like me, lol. Anyway now that sense seems to be ok, but in the west of Australian/NZ cities. Anyone confirm it's now OK? It is valid now :), well ...
by Tom S
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th November 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Spoilers for 13th November 2018

Anyone else feel a bit for Lisa there, I thought her letters were quite competent with some decent spots like Neurons, yet had bad luck on Firelog. Her numbers did not appear to be poor, and think studio pressure affected her. On another day against a different player, she would not have scored that...
by Tom S
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 174
Views: 45669

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

Tom Cappleman on Mastermind now.
by Tom S
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 8th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 95)
Replies: 3
Views: 766

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 8th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 95)

Do feel quite bad for Rich, I reckon he would've gone on to do decently well. But another win under Alan's belt... just hope he doesn't have to go through anymore crucials! Otherwise, OREIDES in R13 I agree with you Fred, thought he was pretty decent. Had 7 maxes too, which is quite unlucky to lose...
by Tom S
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)
Replies: 11
Views: 1019

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)

Ah good run Chris, have enjoyed seeing you over your games, and unlucky to lose in such tight circumstances, but it did make for good viewing :). Look forward to a reappearance in 10 years time when you can achieve octochampdom :) You can come back after 5 years. Zarte did. I think that is dependan...
by Tom S
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)
Replies: 11
Views: 1019

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)

Ah good run Chris, have enjoyed seeing you over your games, and unlucky to lose in such tight circumstances, but it did make for good viewing :). Look forward to a reappearance in 10 years time when you can achieve octochampdom :)
by Tom S
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)
Replies: 15
Views: 1562

Re: Spoilers for Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)

On Susie's 25 anniversary, Colin showed a clip of Susie's first episode. I hoped that today they'd show when Richard Whiteley said "As the countdown to a brand new channel ends, a brand new countdown begins" Well possibly, but I think what RR said at the end was adequate enough given that there's n...
by Tom S
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)
Replies: 15
Views: 1562

Re: Spoilers for Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)

On Susie's 25 anniversary, Colin showed a clip of Susie's first episode. I hoped that today they'd show when Richard Whiteley said "As the countdown to a brand new channel ends, a brand new countdown begins" Well possibly, but I think what RR said at the end was adequate enough given that there's n...
by Tom S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90))
Replies: 6
Views: 899

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

Toby McDonald wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:03 pm
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.
Ah that would make sense :), thanks.
by Tom S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90))
Replies: 6
Views: 899

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

A bit confused because the wiki says that PZ still has another game left....
by Tom S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Halloween 2018.
Replies: 11
Views: 1420

Re: Spoilers for Halloween 2018.

How come the episode ain't on the wiki yet? Sorry dude -- couldn't get access to the subtitles file today, which is usually how I've been transcribing them. Are there subtitles for this episode on 4oD for you? I can't tell if they're down for everyone or just me... Sorry mate but what's 4oD? All 4 ...
by Tom S
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Halloween 2018.
Replies: 11
Views: 1420

Re: Spoilers for Halloween 2018.

Well played again Chris, and good spot with the 9! Pity your opponent came up against you, as I thought he was capable of gaining a teapot himself.
by Tom S
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Halloween 2018.
Replies: 11
Views: 1420

Spoilers for Halloween 2018.

Was tempted to pluralise Fouling, so was not nonsensical imo for the contestants to do so.
by Tom S
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)
Replies: 11
Views: 943

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)

Anagrammy techniques and too much Scrabble really helped. Epistoma is brilliant. Thanks. have found that creating "falsies" like Roadiest (invalid) = Asteroid and word stems like Urinated + C= Curtained have enhanced my play and know that many devise their own after missing missed words whilst play...