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by Adam Dexter
Thu Nov 12, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Count to Infinity in Pictures
Replies: 53
Views: 25402

Re: Count to Infinity in Pictures

https://ibb.co/LnfB03f

Don't know how to show it in browser - it was an ordeal just getting this to work. Little help?
by Adam Dexter
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Combination Lock
Replies: 10
Views: 206

Re: Combination Lock

Got it - just need to set as text rather than number :)

0565 your other one?
by Adam Dexter
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Combination Lock
Replies: 10
Views: 206

Re: Combination Lock

Thomas Cappleman wrote:
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:04 pm
I get 5 solutions to Crazy (probably your 4 plus the one before 1000), any of [0-4][5-9]65
Thanks :) Yes mine too end in 65. Glad it's not just me. Anyone got Excel skills to keep the leading zeroes?
by Adam Dexter
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Combination Lock
Replies: 10
Views: 206

Re: Combination Lock

Ahh silly me started with 1000 as the first combo as Excel kept removing my leading zeroes... Yes 0086 works and Reel A is the first reel.

As for the Crazy one?
by Adam Dexter
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Combination Lock
Replies: 10
Views: 206

Combination Lock

I finally got round to doing the Combination Lock puzzles on the back of Co:Leeds 2016 programme. I have no solutions for "Hard" and 4 solutions for the "Crazy". Would appreciate if you could have a look and see if you concur: (Both puzzles concern a 4 reel padlock with digits 0-9, the object being ...
by Adam Dexter
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Best lexico example sentences
Replies: 12
Views: 2278

Re: Best lexico example sentences

Only because I played Drookits* which isn't valid so looked it up:

‘We rescued her and the wheelchair, and even though she was droukit she was still in full can belto voice.’

https://www.lexico.com/definition/drookit
by Adam Dexter
Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 804
Views: 192681

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Fiona T wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:05 am
I know the national anthem gets slower every time I hear it.
Maybe it is tied to the monarch's heartbeat and so will speed up when Charles comes along?
by Adam Dexter
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)
Replies: 8
Views: 630

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)

Also, how come Macaroni as in the penguin isn't in Lexico at all? Seems to be an omission... reckon that could be pluralised if it was in, restaurant rule or otherwise :D
by Adam Dexter
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)
Replies: 8
Views: 630

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)

The plural is specified in the dictionary as macaronies. Thanks :) I take it no restaurant rule trickery either? No, it doesn't change the plural as Graeme has already told you! :lol: I do find it slightly annoying that they're often not explicit about this sort of thing though and just leave it ha...
by Adam Dexter
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)
Replies: 8
Views: 630

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)

Sam Cappleman-Lynes wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:59 pm
The plural is specified in the dictionary as macaronies.
Thanks :) I take it no restaurant rule trickery either?
by Adam Dexter
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)
Replies: 8
Views: 630

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 6th October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 129)

I had MACARONIS* in one round but doesn't seem to be valid.

Definition 1 has the mass noun tag but definition 2 does not: "2 An 18th-century British dandy who imitated continental fashions."

Am I misunderstanding or should that be a 9?
by Adam Dexter
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 2nd October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 127)
Replies: 3
Views: 459

Re: Spoilers for Friday 2nd October 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 127)

Dunno if they came back to Rachel but I had the last numbers (seemed fairly simple):

((25+50+9+1) x 8) + 7
by Adam Dexter
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th
Replies: 44
Views: 9946

Re: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th

Jason William Larsen wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:29 pm
Adam Dexter!
You called?
by Adam Dexter
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 9th September 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Spoilers for 9th September 2020

I was so happy with my raw 142 before I saw the max was so high.

Alt for one of the numbers - 75 100 1 5 6 1 → 723

100+75+6 * (5-1) - 1 = 723
by Adam Dexter
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th
Replies: 44
Views: 9946

Re: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:48 am
Sam Cappleman-Lynes wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:10 am
I mean, there's also this: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54081131
Countdown is an organised team sport.
I can agree it's organised and would like to think it is a sport (so I can fulfill exercise quotas), but team?
by Adam Dexter
Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 31st August
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: Spoilers for Monday 31st August

I got the 931 and the 478 within 30s (just).

Would still have been whipped but would have been nice anyway.
by Adam Dexter
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 27th August 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 1271

Re: Spoilers for 27th August 2020

Correct me if I'm wrong Sam, but I think you said TELECON rather than TELECOM as the subtitles suggested?
by Adam Dexter
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday 17th August 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 93)
Replies: 6
Views: 1033

Re: Spoilers For Monday 17th August 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 93)

I think he meant thrapes as that is a local dialect word for driving a car particularly hard.
by Adam Dexter
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

What is the longest run of teapots there have been? There have been 5 in a row (and counting) at present.

Getting rather expensive in the porcelain dept!
by Adam Dexter
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th
Replies: 44
Views: 9946

Re: Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th

Booked my hotel today for Friday and Saturday night. 2 nights for £6.99 - gotta love having vouchers from Travelodge! Not bad be hard to beat that offer, Is it the Travel lodge in St Annes on Sea Yep it's the one about 10 mins walk from the venue. Should have been about £85 but I had vouchers from ...
by Adam Dexter
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th
Replies: 44
Views: 9946

Re: Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th

Booked my hotel today for Friday and Saturday night. 2 nights for £6.99 - gotta love having vouchers from Travelodge!
by Adam Dexter
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: ZoomDown finals!
Replies: 42
Views: 5497

Re: ZoomDown finals!

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:58 am
Awesome. Do you have wins/points for them?
Here you go: http://wiki.apterous.org/ZoomDown
by Adam Dexter
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

Tis a thing of beauty so it is. Still - mine works so will leave as is. Anyone wanna shove me a load of data?
by Adam Dexter
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

Adam Dexter wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:05 am
Major issue is that Stephen R has worked out there are 336 combinations of CV ensuring the vowel selection is legal - might be a bit time heavy doing it manually!
Just an update to say I have worked out how to get all the combinations - I have everything ready, just need a shitload of data.
by Adam Dexter
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

Bit of an aside, but did some Excellery last night and came up with this horrendous formula: =IF(OR(LEFT(A1,1)="A",LEFT(A1,1)="E",LEFT(A1,1)="I",LEFT(A1,1)="O",LEFT(A1,1)="U"),"V","C")&IF(OR(MID(A1, 2, 1)="A", MID(A1, 2, 1)="E", MID(A1, 2, 1)="I", MID(A1, 2, 1)="O", MID(A1, 2, 1)="U"), "V", "C")&IF(...
by Adam Dexter
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

All very interesting thanks everyone. Now a question related to personal stats. We have the Superstats on Apterous. I almost always pick CCCVVVCVC however my opponents obviously have a wide range of picks. Is there any way it could be seen what letter selections have the best max % for a player? I'm...
by Adam Dexter
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

Who would be the current UCWC? Is anyone keeping track?

A bit like https://www.ufwc.co.uk/ where the winner of the first match is champion until defeated (a la boxing)

Issue I can see is people who retire unbeaten - not entirely sure how this is dealt with in boxing?
by Adam Dexter
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

ANGRIEST stems with 19 I think. I'd be surprised if that can be beaten. For which words stem with any vowel: http://wiki.apterous.org/Fruitful_8s http://wiki.apterous.org/Fruitful_7s http://wiki.apterous.org/Fruitful_6s Ahh very nice - I thought something like this would likely have already been co...
by Adam Dexter
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1452
Views: 351301

Re: Ask Graeme?

Not sure if been covered elsewhere, but here goes. Which word has the most stems, so should rarely be declared? Are you able to show the most for each length of word? Maybe this could be further split to determine words that if any extra vowel was added would yield a longer word - thus meaning your ...
by Adam Dexter
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 22nd 2013
Replies: 81
Views: 10403

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 22nd 201

I also like how both players did the massively complicated showboaty way of getting to 125 in the first numbers instead of just doing 100+25. Not showboaty, just good practice. Only a numpty makes 125 by 100 + 25. You're left with useless larges if you do so. Use 75 + 50, and you can make a 4 if ne...
by Adam Dexter
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 22nd 2013
Replies: 81
Views: 10403

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Friday February 22nd 2013

I had OUTRAKES in R11 - I wonder when this became valid as clearly wasn't when broadcast. Is there any way to check words historically?
by Adam Dexter
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 804
Views: 192681

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Just watching the latest QI episode and they're all wearing ruffs? How long was stuff like that in fashion for? Was it longer than a century? I used to sing in church choir and we wore ruffs so still ongoing. I suppose that may not count as fashion though as I wouldn't have worn one down the street.
by Adam Dexter
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: REALLY obvious things you've just realised
Replies: 282
Views: 84775

Re: REALLY obvious things you've just realised

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:10 am
Not everyone knows their blood type
I just asked my missus (in her mid fifties , as am I) what her blood type was and she didn't know.

I guess unless you have had a surgical procedure , why would you ?
I know mine as I'm a donor :)

O- which means they're always after me...
by Adam Dexter
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 804
Views: 192681

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

So you got it straight away anyway without being told? You probably have good knowledge of 80s music. Have you seen the Domino's Pizza advert? What do you mean it didn't work though? Sorry I wasn't really clear. I haven't seen said advert in the flesh so to speak. What I meant was you saying "the s...
by Adam Dexter
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 804
Views: 192681

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Anyway I found out today that the song that's playing is Can't Get Through to You by Nemi . But that's not the important bit. The song you couldn't quite work out what it was is Tell it to My Heart by Taylor Dayne . You are very welcome. As soon as I heard the first clip I thought it was the song o...
by Adam Dexter
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th
Replies: 44
Views: 9946

Re: Co Blackpool Saturday October 10th

In :D Might be the three of us coming up for the weekend (although Lucy will be 8 months pregnant, so we shall see...)
by Adam Dexter
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday February 7th 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4114

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday February 7th 2013

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 4:15 pm
Don't think anyone got 437 the proper way - (25+3-2)×(10+7)-5=437.
FWIW, I did :)
by Adam Dexter
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: A massive thanks !
Replies: 44
Views: 8614

Re: A massive thanks !

Scrolling back a bit on that page, I saw the comment from Peter Arps (11 May 2012) - I can't tell if it's serious, a troll, a letter to the Daily Telegraph that got misrouted, or what. Peter Arps = Mr. P Arps :D You think that's bad...., look who the editor of the Huddersfield Examiner is.... :oops...
by Adam Dexter
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 6940

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Wednesday February 6th 2013

Solved 625 this way (would never have managed this or even thought of it 7 years ago, so that's progress).

((8-3)*(9+1)*100)/8

Just thought... the target ends 25, how many do I need to make it end in a 00? 4 or 8... there we go :)
by Adam Dexter
Mon May 25, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: A massive thanks !
Replies: 44
Views: 8614

Re: A massive thanks !

Graeme Cole wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:48 pm
Scrolling back a bit on that page, I saw the comment from Peter Arps (11 May 2012) - I can't tell if it's serious, a troll, a letter to the Daily Telegraph that got misrouted, or what.
Peter Arps = Mr. P Arps :D
by Adam Dexter
Fri May 01, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Joke Items
Replies: 141
Views: 17179

Re: Joke Items

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 2:07 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 2:05 pm
Typewriters
Analogue watches.
I use an analogue watch. I prefer it to digital as "about 6pm" is easier to see than looking at 17:58 and working it out. I also have a 1 handed watch which is nice for weekends when time doesn't have to be so precise.
by Adam Dexter
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 36860

Re: Countdown In Brinsworth 2019

When is Co:Brin 2020? I think originally it was at the end of March but other things got in the way. Is it being rescheduled?
by Adam Dexter
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 66)
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 2nd April 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 66)

Ray Wilding wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:18 pm
(75+5*4)*10-8+7 alt in R3.
Nice. I did ((75-7)*(10+4))-(8-5) for the stylish +1000 solve :D
by Adam Dexter
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The Matt Morrison Computer Corner
Replies: 437
Views: 77390

Re: The Matt Morrison Computer Corner

Hi, Hoping you can help with this one. I have an excel sheet with 11 suppliers as columns and the rows are weeks. I would like to create a video to show the change in usage of supplier over the last 40 or so weeks I have collected data for but as a pie chart rather than a bar chart. Is this easily d...
by Adam Dexter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 13th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 54)
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Re: Spoilers for Friday 13th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 54)

Was that Norm Ahmad solving the conundrum? May have got muddled so apologies if so.
by Adam Dexter
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Wireless headphones assistance
Replies: 4
Views: 2537

Re: Wireless headphones assistance

Ian Volante wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Now I'm confused and/or blocked. Hard to tell which.
Haha glad I confused you. It was more a comment at the 100+ views but no responses :p
by Adam Dexter
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Wireless headphones assistance
Replies: 4
Views: 2537

Re: Wireless headphones assistance

Thanks for the help everyone ;)

I've managed to get some RF headphones and an adaptor for total cost £45.50 :)

Now I can hear every snap, crackle and pop on the vinyl.
by Adam Dexter
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Wireless headphones assistance
Replies: 4
Views: 2537

Wireless headphones assistance

Hi, I'm looking to connect a pair of wireless headphones to an amp (connected to a turntable). This is because the turntable/speaker set up is right underneath our bedroom and her ladyship does not appreciate the dulcet tones of Dire Straits and Leonard Cohen :lol: I haven't yet got the headphones. ...
by Adam Dexter
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019
Replies: 59
Views: 41837

Re: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019

Is there a prize for doing well based on your seeding? I could claim to have been playing the long game if so.
by Adam Dexter
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th January 2019 (COC XV, game 5)
Replies: 14
Views: 5726

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th January 2019 (COC XV, game 5)

Erm... another conundrum, as many times as necessary, then cut out all but 1 wrong and the solved one usually That's not what I meant. I wonder if Paul could've won in that scenario because someone definitely would've had to break the tie since they are not allowed for the last 27.5 years. I don't ...
by Adam Dexter
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th January 2019 (COC XV, game 5)
Replies: 14
Views: 5726

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th January 2019 (COC XV, game 5)

Ryan Lam wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:10 pm
... If not, someone would've had to solve the Conundrum to break the tie. (I wonder what would've happened in that scenario.)
Erm... another conundrum, as many times as necessary, then cut out all but 1 wrong and the solved one usually
by Adam Dexter
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How much do you weigh?
Replies: 70
Views: 28914

Re: How much do you weigh?

I'm 14st10lb and 5'10".

Didn't realise people were so light... feel like a chubber now
by Adam Dexter
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many combos?
Replies: 8
Views: 2680

Re: How many combos?

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by Adam Dexter
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many combos?
Replies: 8
Views: 2680

Re: How many combos?

Did it woohoo.

How do I upload a pic?
by Adam Dexter
Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many combos?
Replies: 8
Views: 2680

Re: How many combos?

Thanks! Looks like my multiple if formula won't work as it's max 64.

This is what I'm looking at btw

https://exceljet.net/puzzle/formula-cha ... ys-of-week
by Adam Dexter
Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many combos?
Replies: 8
Views: 2680

How many combos?

Hi

Looking to build a massive Multiple IF formula on Excel.

How many combos of days of the week are there, allowing for days to be either there or not?

E.g.

Week could be MTW, MTFS, SMWFS, SMTWTFS or anywhere between
by Adam Dexter
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 23rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 83)
Replies: 6
Views: 2655

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 23rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 83)

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:28 pm
Poor Vicki... I whitewashed her. :|

1st Numbers Alt.: (75 - 1) * (1 + 3 + 3) - 50

SONORITY to match TOURNOIS.
I did (50+1+1)*3*3 :)
by Adam Dexter
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 7th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 30)
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 7th August 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 30)

R1 the 'th' in anthelion is pronounced as in anthill. It is a contraction of anti-helion, opposite or against the sun. Similarly ant-helminthic, which helps eliminate worms. Lovely. Anyone else read that as th in anthelion is pronounced as in an-thill, and wonder what on earth an anthill was and wh...