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by Edward McCullagh
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: How many countries have you been to?
Replies: 155
Views: 17044

Re: How many countries have you been to?

33 - UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Andorra, USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Portugal, Czechia, Netherlands, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Estonia, Finland, Denmark, Poland, Croatia, Montenegro, Morocco, Greece, Belgium, Norway, Slovenia, Iceland, Malta, Romania, Latvia, Lithuania. And ...
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Football grounds you've been to
Replies: 43
Views: 7765

Re: Football grounds you've been to

I've watched football matches at: Anfield (Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea, 1998) Parkhead (Celtic 2 or 3-1 Dunfermline or Kilmarnock, 2006-7) Windsor Park (Northern Ireland 0-2 Israel, 2013) Longmead (Tonbridge 1-1 Staines, 2013) White Hart Lane (Spurs 3-1 Dnipro, 2014) Etihad Stadium (Man City 0-2 Arsenal, ...
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 338
Views: 54985

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Gomorrah. A crime drama about the Mafia in Naples. So utterly brutal and bleak and depressing, but you can't take your eyes off it. Game Of Thrones. I binge-watched it from first series to last over two months. It's worth the hype. Broad City - simply laugh-out-loud hilarious. The chemistry between ...
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CODUB2 Countdown in Dublin 10th September 2016.
Replies: 18
Views: 4216

Re: CODUB2 Countdown in Dublin 10th September 2016.

http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0908/815020 ... us-strike/

There's a bus strike going on today and tomorrow in Dublin, just so you all know.
by Edward McCullagh
Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown mentions on other shows
Replies: 294
Views: 54448

Re: Countdown mentions on other shows

Susie Dent is on Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast this week.
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Mar 17, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Let's gamble
Replies: 36
Views: 3690

Re: Let's gamble

Today's losers. Prices correct as of last night when I placed the bets.

1-30 LAmi Serge @ 8/1 EW
2-10. Join The Clan @ 28/1 EW
2-50. Taquin Du Seuil @ 20/1 EW
3-30. Saphir Du Rheu @ 11/1 EW
4-10. Ballycasey @ 20/1 EW
4-50. Tea In Transvaal 22/1 EW
5-30. Sambremont @ 16/1 EW
by Edward McCullagh
Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Electronic music
Replies: 26
Views: 2268

Re: Electronic music

One late night about 10-15 years ago, I was studying for school exams and listening to the radio and I stumbled upon this weird and wonderful music on Raidio na Gaeltachta (Irish language radio station that mostly deals in fiddles and farming, finding electonic music on this station would be like fi...
by Edward McCullagh
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Co:Dub Countdown in Dublin 14th November 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3213

Re: Co:Dub Countdown in Dublin 14th November 2015

Thank you Ed/Eddy/Edward and Rose for putting on a great tournament :D

Well done to James Robinson to winning, and to Kevin McMahon for finishing second.

And thanks to Jonathan Wynn for putting me up for the night, and to everyone else for putting up with me ;)
by Edward McCullagh
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday February 10th 2015 (S72 P27)
Replies: 14
Views: 1557

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday February 10th 2015 (S72 P27)

Dan McColm wrote:
Tony Atkins wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:LABOUR was the standard method alternative to ARBOUR.
But there is a beater in that round...
RUBEOLA if there was an E
Or LABOURER if there was an E :P
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Feb 06, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 5th February 2015 (Series 72 Prelim 24)
Replies: 2
Views: 617

Re: Thursday 5th February 2015 (Series 72 Prelim 24)

Well done on becoming an octochamp, Tracey!

Best of luck in the finals :)
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 35939

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

What I'd like to see is the 5 series champs and 5 runners-up in a first round proper and the 10 semi finalists plus Jen Steadman and Eoin Monaghan play off for the remaining spots in six preliminary games. What about Oli Garner though? Certainly flattered to be considered for such a tournament - th...
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:19 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 35939

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

What I'd like to see is the 5 series champs and 5 runners-up in a first round proper and the 10 semi finalists plus Jen Steadman and Eoin Monaghan play off for the remaining spots in six preliminary games.
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 35939

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

David Barnard wrote:The 16 who I think will get in (want would make this narcisistic as I'd love to play)

C Todd
D Taylor
J Steadman
M Murray
A Naylor
E Taylor
A Platt
A Fish
E Monaghan
P James
H Styles
R Boyle

The other 4, I honestly can't choose
G Hutchings? :?
by Edward McCullagh
Wed Jul 30, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: You Are The Ref
Replies: 136
Views: 13658

Re: You Are The Ref

Where have all the female contestants gone? :(
by Edward McCullagh
Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:18 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Ten-letter conundrums
Replies: 22
Views: 3354

Re: Ten-letter conundrums

OMNISCIENT, IMPORTANCE, COUNTERACT

APALEBITCH
IMSOSTINGY
BESTTRAUMA
by Edward McCullagh
Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Ten-letter conundrums
Replies: 22
Views: 3354

Re: Ten-letter conundrums

INDULGENCE, UNWORKABLE, OUTPUNCHED

LAIRYCHEST
MINGEMOOCH
INDOORTITS
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Peter Lee
Replies: 31
Views: 3835

Re: Peter Lee

Really shocked and saddened to hear this news. I had the pleasure of meeting Peter at the 30th Birthday Championships and he was charming, warm, kind and great craic altogether. My condolences go out to his family. RIP Peter
by Edward McCullagh
Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday March 18th 2014 (S70 P48)
Replies: 15
Views: 1005

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday March 18th 2014 (S70 P48)

Andy Platt wrote:That guy was pretty good. Sure-fire octo. Would take a 1600 player or over on Apterous to beat him.
Did Ruth lose? :( :cry:
by Edward McCullagh
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 2014
Replies: 104
Views: 21974

Re: CoStAl - Countdown in St. Albans - Saturday 12th July 20

Quite close to Luton Airport, put me down as a maybe :)
by Edward McCullagh
Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday February 10th 2014 (series 70 prelim 26)
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Re: Monday February 10th 2014 (series 70 prelim 26)

Round 11: H O A E G L P H N C1: phlange C2: PLANE (5) DC: HALOGEN (7) Score: 57–42 (max 91) Graeme takes a risk but it doesn’t come off. Are there any words in the English language that can start with either an F or a PH? I can’t think of any so this may have been a low percentage risk for Graeme. ...
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown words spotted in real life
Replies: 109
Views: 19816

Re: Countdown words spotted in real life

I work as a software tester for an American insurance company and one of my current projects involves testing a customer facing voice recognition application which serves Spanish speakers. When customers call up asking for a new quote, the application asks them what type of quote they are looking fo...
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 4722

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

Andy Platt wrote:Cool nice one. Alan Flanagan did one (Giles's best opponent in heats), which I really enjoyed. It's linked somewhere here but I can't find it in google
Oh aye, I remember that. Might have to change my vote now :P
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 4722

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

Oh, I didn't think it was either really good or really bad so not sure whether genuine or sarcasm. I mean it's interesting to hear what other people were thinking or doing when they were on a TV show, either during the game or before it etc, but it can probably seem conceited or some shit I was bei...
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 4722

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

Andy Platt wrote:
Edward McCullagh wrote:Almost forgot...

Blogger of the Year: Andy Platt
?
Your blog about your octorun and finals :)
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 4722

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

Almost forgot...

Blogger of the Year: Andy Platt
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Dec 19, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Personality Of The Year
Replies: 85
Views: 4722

Re: Countdown Personality Of The Year

Countdown: Abdirizak Hirsi
Apterous: Marcus Hares
C4C: Graeme Cole
Co-Events: James Nguyen
by Edward McCullagh
Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 170
Views: 28548

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

Jennifer Steadman wrote:MIDFIELD: Hazard [15], Mirallas [10], Ramsey [9], Ozil [12]
STRIKERS: Sturridge [5], Lukaku [2], Giroud [8]

WHO DID I FUCKING CAPTAIN? LUKAKU, OBVIOUSLY :evil:
:D I don't know if I have pointed this out to you but you'd probably be top of the league by now if you'd picked Hazard ;)
by Edward McCullagh
Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 9th 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1708

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 9th 2013

MOUSEBIRD was a brilliant spot under 'studio pressure'

Can't wait for JR's audience-related anecdotes :D
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Congratulations Oliver Garner
Replies: 11
Views: 1374

Re: Congratulations Oliver Garner

Congratulations Oli :) And congratulations also to Paul Gallen :D
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Next letter in sequence
Replies: 55
Views: 6101

Re: Next letter in sequence

Johnny Canuck wrote:I gots one:

W W F D C H T M T B W B O M B D G H M C W J ...
Answer: H (then S ;) )
by Edward McCullagh
Sun May 19, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 170
Views: 28548

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

In the C4C League, gg wp Jen, ul Oli

Meanwhile, in the league everyone really cares about (the vastly superior C4C H2H league), a massive congratulations to wonderful me on an amazing FIRST PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) ;) 8-)
by Edward McCullagh
Wed May 08, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Guess who...
Replies: 476
Views: 22497

Re: Guess who...

Was it Ned Pendleton?
Does he look like Ned Pendleton?
by Edward McCullagh
Thu May 02, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday May 2nd 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 37)
Replies: 22
Views: 1012

Re: Spoilers for Thursday May 2nd 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 37)

Hope Eileen becomes an octochamp - very good comeback today and some excellent spots as well :D
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday March 28th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim 15)
Replies: 34
Views: 1671

Re: Spoilers for Thursday March 28th 2013 (Series 68 Prelim

Well done on a cracking octototal, Andy. :D

Some of the 4 large solves were ridiculously impressive under the pressure of being in the studio, and with a guaranteed two numbers picks in the new format, you're gonna be tough to beat regardless of who you come up against.
by Edward McCullagh
Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Monday February 18th 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 2750

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Monday February 18th 201

What a game!!!

I was also thinking CURVELINE for the 1st conundrum. Unlucky Innis, you couldn't have done anything more!

Kirk was very impressive and some of the spots (especially in the third part) were excellent. Well played, both of you.
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday January 31st 2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2487

Re: B'day Championship Spoilers For Thursday January 31st 20

What a game!!!

Devastated for Graeme. Pleased for Jack. Well done to the two of you for putting on such a great game. Best of the tournament so far.
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday August 16th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim 29)
Replies: 12
Views: 931

Re: Spoilers for Thursday August 16th 2012 (Series 67 Prelim

Unlucky Grant! Hope you have done enough to make the finals :)
by Edward McCullagh
Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Request regarding users and accounts
Replies: 11
Views: 2008

Re: Request regarding users and accounts

It's fine Jason, most people spell my surname wrong anyway :P
by Edward McCullagh
Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Request regarding users and accounts
Replies: 11
Views: 2008

Re: Request regarding users and accounts

Hi Jason, I had to make a new account because my old account relates to an old university email address I had that no longer exists, and I couldn't remember the password to the account. I would have preferred to have resubscribed with my old account to prevent any confusion but I decided to sign up ...
by Edward McCullagh
Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Masters 2012
Replies: 88
Views: 6937

Re: Apterous Masters 2012

I'd love to, but you can put my name in red. :(
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Oct 20, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday October 20th 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 851

Re: Spoilers For Thursday October 20th 2011

Only got to watch the last five rounds - what a comeback! :D
by Edward McCullagh
Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Athletics Championships 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1788

Re: Apterous World Athletics Championships 2011

Usain Bolt signing up ;)
by Edward McCullagh
Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Autumn Tournament
Replies: 186
Views: 17450

Re: Apterous Autumn Tournament

In.
by Edward McCullagh
Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for The Deeks-Day Landing (Thursday 21st July 2011)
Replies: 17
Views: 1021

Re: Spoilers for The Deeks-Day Landing (Thursday 21st July 2

Fantastic stuff Deeks, finals hotting up nicely now. :D
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday June 7th 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1214

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday June 7th 2011

Only just watched this show and your others Graeme - no wonder you've been beating me so much on Apterous ;)

Hope Liam gets to come back for the finals because he's not bad himself!
by Edward McCullagh
Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday June 3rd 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2176

Re: Spoilers for Friday June 3rd 2011

Thanks for the comments :D The final was intense, and although there was 19 points separating us at the end, it could have been so much different. BROWNIES was a 29 second spot (after considering CROWNIES[x] for about 10 seconds before that) and I was trying to get 784 in the numbers (98*8) but coul...
by Edward McCullagh
Tue May 31, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 31 May 2011 (Series 64, Quarter Final 4)
Replies: 30
Views: 1161

Re: Tuesday 31 May 2011 (Series 64, Quarter Final 4)

Round 15: U N T O A C R I B NP buzzes on 17 seconds to say CURBATION which is incorrect. :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :shock: :shock: :o :o AM.... does not buzz. The answer was INCUBATOR. :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :| :| :| :| :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Final Score: 89–89 (max 118, DC Max 1...
by Edward McCullagh
Tue May 31, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday May 31st 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 1441

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday May 31st 2011

Just out of interest were the two conundrums shown the only two that actually happened or were there more that were cut. I remember someone saying in this game there were four, although only two were shown: http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_4825 Also does anybody know if there's ever been an episode...
by Edward McCullagh
Tue May 31, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Hardest conundrums
Replies: 11
Views: 1210

Re: Hardest conundrums

MEGALITRE :(
by Edward McCullagh
Mon May 30, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday May 30th 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 1261

Re: Spoilers for Monday May 30th 2011

Graeme Cole wrote:she isn't called Andrew McNamara.
Only at the weekends... ;) :mrgreen: :oops: :o :roll: :!: :!: :!: :| :arrow: (I miss James too)
by Edward McCullagh
Thu May 26, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday May 26th 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 2251

Re: Spoilers For Thursday May 26th 2011

Masterful performance Adam. Way to scare the shit out of me :P

And well played Michelle too, I was nowhere near CHAMOIS and TATTOOS.
by Edward McCullagh
Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: All Around Standard Numbers Tournament
Replies: 50
Views: 3464

Re: All Around Standard Numbers Tournament

I'm going to have to pull out of this I'm afraid :(

Gonna be in Portugal for a week during this so I won't be able to go on apterous
by Edward McCullagh
Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 1252
Views: 60255

Re: Birthdays

Thanks :D