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by Steve Hyde
Sat Dec 02, 2023 11:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 29th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 109)
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 29th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 109)

Episode 1504 is the only time 100 has been both a target and a starting number. This opens the question of whether a method of just "100" would be a valid solution. The rules in the contestant agreement I was sent in 2011 say "... the contestants should attempt to devise an arithmeti...
by Steve Hyde
Wed Nov 29, 2023 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1697
Views: 640109

Re: Ask Graeme?

In today's episode a contestant scored points by declaring 99 in a numbers round. Has this ever happened before?
by Steve Hyde
Wed Nov 29, 2023 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1697
Views: 640109

Re: Ask Graeme?

Apropos of nothing, what is the smallest number vowels ever picked by an Octochamp across their entire octorun? Has anyone managed a perfect 120? Hi! This question caught my eye as it may be a record for me! (Episodes 8112-8119) I think I chose 4 vowels on 4 occasions, choosing 3 vowels in all of m...
by Steve Hyde
Mon Nov 27, 2023 9:56 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Words You Would Have Thought...
Replies: 477
Views: 125375

Re: Words You Would Have Thought...

I was surprised by WEDGIED not being allowed at CO:MK
by Steve Hyde
Tue Nov 21, 2023 1:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 102)
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 102)

Gavin Chipper wrote: Tue Nov 21, 2023 12:24 pm My mum got EVENSONG in one of the rounds as a beater (round 8 looking at the wiki).
I got GUENONS in that round as a beater, which I guess makes EVENSONG a beater beater
by Steve Hyde
Tue Nov 21, 2023 10:02 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 102)
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 102)

R14 alt: ((7*10)+5)*9 + (8-2)

I will always remember KENDOIST from its falseagram DONKIEST
by Steve Hyde
Thu Nov 16, 2023 6:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 16th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 100)
Replies: 3
Views: 591

Spoilers for Thursday 16th November 2023 (Series 88, Heat 100)

125 points without spotting a 9 - only Elliott Mellor has ever scored more
by Steve Hyde
Thu Oct 26, 2023 1:06 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 25 October 2023 (Series 88, Heat 84)
Replies: 5
Views: 563

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 25 October 2023 (Series 88, Heat 84)

One of the tea-time teasers was BEENBALD, and Colin made a point of spelling the BEEN part. Lucky I looked up at the screen just before it went off, because I thought I was trying to solve BEENBOLD! Enobbled (when the King knights you, but instead of using the traditional sword on the shoulder, tak...
by Steve Hyde
Wed Oct 18, 2023 7:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2023 (Series 88, Heat 79)
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 18th October 2023 (Series 88, Heat 79)

R11 alt: CLEOPATRA (a type of butterfly, which may or may not come at ya)

DC and Fran managed to max the letters rounds between them, solid stuff all round
by Steve Hyde
Thu Oct 12, 2023 12:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 11th October 2023 (Series 88, Heat 74)
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 11th October 2023 (Series 88, Heat 74)

UNSNARLED in the round where one of the contestants got SNARLED, bad miss from DC
by Steve Hyde
Sun Oct 08, 2023 10:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1697
Views: 640109

Re: Ask Graeme?

Gavin Chipper wrote: Sun Oct 08, 2023 9:02 pm I'm not sure it would be a great idea to start naming people.
What do you mean? I can't see a single possible issue with establishing the Kountdown Kangaroo Kourt, or 'KKK' for short
by Steve Hyde
Sun Oct 08, 2023 8:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1697
Views: 640109

Re: Ask Graeme?

Do you have a quick way to produce a list of teapot owners, who won their first game by <10 points, and solved one of the numbers rounds in the same way as their opponent after declaring second?

https://twitter.com/fesshole/status/171 ... 8EnYw&s=19
by Steve Hyde
Tue Oct 03, 2023 7:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What’s the most remarkable anagram you know of?
Replies: 14
Views: 1092

Re: What’s the most remarkable anagram you know of?

Virginia Bottomley - I'm an evil Tory bigot
by Steve Hyde
Sat Sep 30, 2023 8:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 18th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 57)
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: Spoilers for Monday 18th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 57)

In Round 2, there were 25 sevens, but no eights or longer: DILUTER, DIOPTRE, DROPLET, ETOURDI, EUPLOID LEPROID, OUTLIED, OUTLIER, OUTRIDE, PELTOID PERIDOT, PETROIL, PILOTED, PLOITED, PLOUTED PLOUTER, POITREL, POLITER, POULTED, POULTER POUTIER, PROTEID, PROTIDE, PTEROID, TRIPLED Disclaimer, I didn’t...
by Steve Hyde
Fri Sep 29, 2023 5:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 29nd September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 66)
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: Spoilers for Friday 29nd September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 66)

Bad day at the office for DC today with a lot of beaters. 4 and 13 at least you'd expect Susie to spot on a good day
R1. MONERGIST
R4. DOMINEER
R11. TRIDUA
R12. MADWORT
R13. REPELLANT as stated above
by Steve Hyde
Fri Sep 29, 2023 2:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1697
Views: 640109

Re: Ask Graeme?

Apropos of nothing, what is the smallest number vowels ever picked by an Octochamp across their entire octorun? Has anyone managed a perfect 120?
by Steve Hyde
Wed Sep 20, 2023 7:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 59)
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 59)

I always think it's a bit strange when both contestants get the same x away from the target with different methods when spot on is quite doable. One for the coincidences thread. Methodical thinking is a lot harder in a studio environment compared to anagrams. I also think the former requires more t...
by Steve Hyde
Mon Sep 18, 2023 4:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 18th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 57)
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: Spoilers for Monday 18th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 57)

In Round 2, there were 25 sevens, but no eights or longer: DILUTER, DIOPTRE, DROPLET, ETOURDI, EUPLOID LEPROID, OUTLIED, OUTLIER, OUTRIDE, PELTOID PERIDOT, PETROIL, PILOTED, PLOITED, PLOUTED PLOUTER, POITREL, POLITER, POULTED, POULTER POUTIER, PROTEID, PROTIDE, PTEROID, TRIPLED Disclaimer, I didn’t...
by Steve Hyde
Mon Sep 18, 2023 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 18th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 57)
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: Spoilers for Monday 18th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 57)

Gavin Chipper wrote: Mon Sep 18, 2023 1:49 pm ADMIRALS in round 10 as a beater.
ARMLOADS and DIORAMAS also. Unusual for DC to be beaten by so many relatively common words
by Steve Hyde
Thu Sep 07, 2023 9:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 7th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 50)
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Spoilers for Thursday 7th September 2023 (Series 88, Heat 50)

R3: (4*2*100)-75-1 seemed like a much simpler way of getting 724 than Rick Edwards' method

R14 alt: 9*100 + (9+7)*2
by Steve Hyde
Fri Sep 01, 2023 11:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Countdown Android App is now out!
Replies: 140
Views: 17714

Re: The Countdown Android App is now out!

The app now has a subscription feature which gives unlimited access to Jokerdown, Decadown and Mini rules, as well as a new 30 round "Triathlon" format. There's also the word check screen (which has a new "add 2 letters" section, and a couple of stats screens with graphs. I plan...
by Steve Hyde
Tue Aug 29, 2023 10:21 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for bank holiday Monday 28th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 42)
Replies: 3
Views: 274

Re: Spoilers for bank holiday Monday 28th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 42)

Howie Myers wrote: Tue Aug 29, 2023 5:12 am r11 alt: PURPLES maybe.....
PURPLE is fine to have an S put on the end in its verb form. If in doubt you can always make SUPPLER from the same letters
by Steve Hyde
Fri Aug 25, 2023 5:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 24th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 40)
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 24th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 40)

Howie Myers wrote: Fri Aug 25, 2023 12:42 pm r2: UNSHOVED
r4: FOOTIES or TOONIES
r5: FEMINISE
(I have reservations about whether they are acceptable......)
All except UNSHOVED are valid. Footies and toonies are pyjamas with closed feet and Canadian two-dollar coins respectively
by Steve Hyde
Wed Aug 23, 2023 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 39)
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 39)

You wait ages for an Octochamp and then two come along at once! Nice to see an unheralded non-Apterite join the ranks too
by Steve Hyde
Thu Aug 17, 2023 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 35)
Replies: 2
Views: 304

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 35)

George is good enough to win 8 but chaotic enough to lose at any point. My favourite kind of contestant to watch
by Steve Hyde
Tue Aug 15, 2023 11:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 15th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 33)
Replies: 27
Views: 2072

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 15th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 33)

Graeme Cole wrote: Tue Aug 15, 2023 5:03 pm Is there some additional information or context I'm missing here?
His website (https://www.avitv.co.uk/) doesn't exactly scream "not an attention-seeking weapon"
by Steve Hyde
Mon Aug 14, 2023 4:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 14th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 32)
Replies: 5
Views: 620

Re: Spoilers for Monday 14th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 32)

FATALIST in R1, and as stated above DC missed ANODISERS

My 'standard' method for R3 was (75-(2*4))*(50/(6-1))
by Steve Hyde
Sat Aug 12, 2023 10:39 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 31)
Replies: 16
Views: 1410

Re: Spoilers for Friday 11th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 31)

MALIRONED in R2 is the most "could plausibly already be a 9" letters selection I've seen in ages
by Steve Hyde
Thu Aug 10, 2023 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown ELO Ratings
Replies: 23
Views: 2755

Re: Countdown ELO Ratings

but might forever be plagued by the "can he do it on a wet Wednesday night in Salford?" question Point taken, but, ehhh, the guy's sublime. He could do it any night anywhere. (Matron.) Lionel Messi always had the "could he do it on a wet Wednesday night in Stoke?" question hangi...
by Steve Hyde
Thu Aug 10, 2023 9:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown ELO Ratings
Replies: 23
Views: 2755

Re: Countdown ELO Ratings

Interesting stuff. I assume Ahmed would be top 5 if S84+ were included, and Ronan would be on the list somewhere. Rob Foster is a fascinating case, clearly right up there with the goatiest GOATs but might forever be plagued by the "can he do it on a wet Wednesday night in Salford?" question
by Steve Hyde
Thu Aug 10, 2023 9:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 28)
Replies: 3
Views: 908

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 28)

TTT - VADEHIS --> The glue leaves the fourth letter of the alphabet feeling strained. --> ADHESIVE Never mind that it sounded to me like Colin said "strange" instead of "strained", but ADHESIVE has an H in it! Is that not the normal pronunciation? Edit - Basically everyone prono...
by Steve Hyde
Thu Aug 10, 2023 8:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 10th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 30)
Replies: 4
Views: 785

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 10th August 2023 (Series 88, Heat 30)

R9 alt:
(5-1)*25 = 100
-10 = 90
*10 = 900
+8 = 908

Courtesy of my 11-year-old daughter, I was stuck on 910 :lol:
by Steve Hyde
Sat Aug 05, 2023 11:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Goat/Co:Brum 2023
Replies: 15
Views: 7804

Re: Goat/Co:Brum 2023

What Tom said, really enjoyed it. Thanks all and hopefully see you in Blackpool
by Steve Hyde
Sat Jul 15, 2023 12:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 14th July 2023 (Series 88, Heat 11)
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Spoilers for Friday 14th July 2023 (Series 88, Heat 11)

Some infuriating final letter picks today. Picking a vowel as the 9th letter would have resulted in a minimum 8/likely 9 in R10 (talapoins, sealpoint, tailspin, optional, pulsation), likely 8 in R1 (banners, anserine, binaries, baronies, urbanise), significantly more likely 9 then a consonant did in...
by Steve Hyde
Tue Jul 11, 2023 2:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 10th July 2023 (Series 88, Heat 7)
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: Spoilers for Monday 10th July 2023 (Series 88, Heat 7)

Toby McDonald wrote: Mon Jul 10, 2023 9:45 pm TOLERATE in R4
TETRAZOLE to go one better. Surprised DC missed the 8 though
by Steve Hyde
Thu Jul 06, 2023 3:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 6th July 2023 (Series 88, Heat 5)
Replies: 5
Views: 462

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 6th July 2023 (Series 88, Heat 5)

Peter Mabey wrote: Thu Jul 06, 2023 2:48 pm Is SEDULITY ok instead pf 'Yuletides' ? - Collins has it but as American.
SEDULITY is valid, albeit one E shorter than YULETIDES
by Steve Hyde
Fri Jun 30, 2023 11:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th June 2023 (Series 88, Heat 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: Spoilers for Friday 30th June 2023 (Series 88, Heat 1)

Toby McDonald wrote: Fri Jun 30, 2023 9:31 pm ONLINESS in R5
"The fact or condition of being alone", rather than "female internet user" as I initially suspected
by Steve Hyde
Thu Jun 29, 2023 2:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 29th June 2023 - Series 87 Grand Final
Replies: 21
Views: 1434

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 29th June 2023 - Series 87 Grand Final

COERCION in R12. I celebrated that one like a victory
by Steve Hyde
Thu Jun 22, 2023 8:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 22nd June 2023 - Series 87 2nd Quarter-final
Replies: 7
Views: 701

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 22nd June 2023 - Series 87 2nd Quarter-final

The look of joy on Dave's face as he won the GOODLIER round was lovely to behold. Really good contest
by Steve Hyde
Thu Jun 22, 2023 8:49 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Puzzling
Replies: 13
Views: 1448

Re: Puzzling

I quite enjoyed the questions but it was a very odd format. Lucy Worsley has Thunderbird puppet energy
by Steve Hyde
Thu Jun 22, 2023 2:13 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Puzzling
Replies: 13
Views: 1448

Re: Puzzling

I applied for that, never heard back. Looks interesting
by Steve Hyde
Sun Jun 18, 2023 10:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 87 Player Analysis and Discussion Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 804

Re: Series 87 Player Analysis and Discussion Thread

M:Orarions, Marigot, Oleasters, Prodelta, Rosacean, Sosatie, Carbonite, Maligners, Neatrup, Aerotows, Stifling, Subalpine, Ordinars Interestingly, to me at least, the medalled CARBONITE has been submitted by a contestant before - way back in 1987, before it was part of the dictionary used for adjud...
by Steve Hyde
Sun Jun 18, 2023 10:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 87 Player Analysis and Discussion Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 804

Re: Series 87 Player Analysis and Discussion Thread

Tom S wrote: Sun Jun 18, 2023 9:33 pm A really impressive set of stats from Ronan here- especially in the numbers department. Not sure if anyone has had such a high percentage?
Elliott Mellor maxed 31/32 numbers games and scored 7 points for one away on the other
by Steve Hyde
Fri Jun 16, 2023 3:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Series 87 Finals Predictions (With Poll)
Replies: 6
Views: 656

Re: Series 87 Finals Predictions (With Poll)

I would be astonished if it isn't a Ronan-Cillian final, it's probably the biggest dropoff in class after the top two seeds since series 85
by Steve Hyde
Sat Jun 10, 2023 9:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Word Checks at Co:Events using the Android App
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Re: Word Checks at Co:Events using the Android App

This is great. Will revolutionise the board game once it's available as a permanent feature
by Steve Hyde
Thu Jun 08, 2023 2:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 8th June 2023 (Series 87, Heat 99)
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 8th June 2023 (Series 87, Heat 99)

Is Graham the first returnee to have had the same guest as last time? Junaid Mubeen had Barry Cryer as DC guest in two different series. Zarte also had Jon Culshaw twice - in the prelims of his first series, and the latter stages of his COC victory. Kirk Bevins had Dr Phil Hammond as a guest in his...
by Steve Hyde
Wed Jun 07, 2023 3:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 7th June 2023 (Series 87, Heat 98)
Replies: 11
Views: 766

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 7th June 2023 (Series 87, Heat 98)

samir pilica wrote: Wed Jun 07, 2023 3:02 pm Gutted for Adam. Wonder what stopped him going for legations ? Must have come across it on apterous many times.
Probably one of those is it or isn't it a mass noun things, especially with GELATIONS also being there and invalid
by Steve Hyde
Thu May 25, 2023 8:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 25th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 89)
Replies: 4
Views: 508

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 25th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 89)

Ben Wilson wrote: Thu May 25, 2023 6:18 pm As another minor record, I think 286 is the highest anybody's ever scored in two consecutive games. May have to set Graeme on that one.
By my reckoning only Zarte Siempre (150+137) and Luke Boynton (147+141) have ever scored more in two non-consecutive games
by Steve Hyde
Tue May 23, 2023 4:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 23rd May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 87)
Replies: 15
Views: 991

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 23rd May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 87)

Ronan has now outscored current no.4 seed Dave Cappleman, who appeared in 7 episodes to Ronan's 5
by Steve Hyde
Mon May 22, 2023 3:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 22nd May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 86)
Replies: 9
Views: 696

Re: Spoilers for Monday 22nd May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 86)

Ryan Lam wrote: Mon May 22, 2023 2:00 pm Who knows, he may go all the way to become another 1000-club member...
Level with Luke Johnson-Davies' total after 4 episodes, so if the maxes are kind there's every chance. Great stuff so far
by Steve Hyde
Wed May 17, 2023 10:29 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 17th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 83)
Replies: 14
Views: 1196

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 17th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 83)

Phil H wrote: Tue May 16, 2023 7:37 pm Will Jonathan finally get his century today?
The odds are, let's be honest, stacked against him, but a score of 35+ would put him above Pouvanen Pillay in the seedings and in with a very good chance of a deserved place in the finals
by Steve Hyde
Mon May 15, 2023 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 15th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 81)
Replies: 5
Views: 616

Re: Spoilers for Monday 15th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 81)

Philip A wrote: Mon May 15, 2023 1:24 pm First teaser: GLOBE-TROT is hyphenated.
They had PERMA-TAN as a TTT when I was on. I'd love to see what would happen the same word came up in a letters round later in the same episode
by Steve Hyde
Fri May 12, 2023 11:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 12th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 80)
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: Spoilers for Friday 12th May 2023 (Series 87, Heat 80)

Fun fact, you could have scored a very respectable 91 points in today episode - and beaten the incumbent champ - while declaring ARSE in four of the letters rounds
by Steve Hyde
Sun May 07, 2023 12:47 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Countdown Android App is now out!
Replies: 140
Views: 17714

Re: The Countdown Android App is now out!

Adam S Latchford wrote: Thu May 04, 2023 7:36 am Fun daily challenge today!
I sadly dropped a point by declaring SHARTED in the Death Star round. I regret nothing
by Steve Hyde
Wed Apr 26, 2023 11:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 26th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 68)
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 26th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 68)

Toby McDonald wrote: Wed Apr 26, 2023 10:08 pm REBEGAT in R2
LANGUET in R13
I don't think begat REBEGAT is valid but languet (noun: tongue-shaped) is fantastic. REBEGET would be okay
by Steve Hyde
Tue Apr 25, 2023 4:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 25th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 67)
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 25th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 67)

SANDHOG in R12. Sindhu Vee does a fun standup bit about how her name keeps autocorrecting to that
by Steve Hyde
Fri Apr 07, 2023 5:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 7th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 55
Replies: 12
Views: 978

Re: Spoilers for Friday 7th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 55

From the Ask Graeme thread: Found a couple recorded as 30s ( http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_4419 and this wonderfully ironic entry http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_761 ) Also a couple of 29.75s ( http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_5293 and http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_5326 ) and a 29.9 after an ...
by Steve Hyde
Thu Apr 06, 2023 3:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 6th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 54)
Replies: 5
Views: 570

Spoilers for Thursday 6th April 2023 (Series 87, Heat 54)

R7 alt: APESHIT
R3: (100 - 5*5 + 3)*10 - 1 - surprised Rachel missed it

Absolutely phenomenal effort for both players to find different ways of missing the target by 300 in R14, that can't have happened too many times before