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by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 28th June 2019 (S80, Grand Final!)
Replies: 32
Views: 2760

Re: Spoilers for Friday 28th June 2019 (S80, Grand Final!)

Superb contest chaps, very tense exciting game between two very brilliant, very modest players. Many congrats Dinos on becoming series champ 8-) and well done Elliott on becoming series runner-up and breaking the high score record during your run. :) Well done Team Countdown on another splendid seri...
by Jojo Apollo
Tue May 28, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80 Prelim 90)
Replies: 11
Views: 1438

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80 Prelim 90)

ENSILAGES in Round 10. Countdown has finally gone green by dropping the usage of paper (At long last!) and going with a permanent whiteboard! The writing is harder to see on the new permanent whiteboard. :( Couldn't they use the magnetic numbers with the blue background and symbols instead? It look...
by Jojo Apollo
Tue May 28, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80 Prelim 90)
Replies: 11
Views: 1438

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80 Prelim 90)

Ryan Lam wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 3:02 pm
ENSILAGES in Round 10.

Countdown has finally gone green by dropping the usage of paper (At long last!) and going with a permanent whiteboard!
The writing is harder to see on the new permanent whiteboard. :( Couldn't they use the magnetic numbers with the blue background and symbols instead?
by Jojo Apollo
Tue May 28, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80 Prelim 90)
Replies: 11
Views: 1438

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80 Prelim 90)

Fiona T wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 2:28 pm
Philip Wilson wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 2:09 pm
Just wanted to say 'mumbler' in one of the rounds.
Can't make out what you're saying - can you speak more clearly? ;)
:lol:
by Jojo Apollo
Mon May 27, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 27th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 89)
Replies: 23
Views: 2030

Re: Spoilers for Monday 27th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 89)

He's done it again!!! Magnificent Mellor, smashes the previous world record for 8 games, first one to break the 1000 baririer. :D Simply superb, many congrats Mr Mellor. 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Thu May 23, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 17th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 83)
Replies: 31
Views: 3723

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

Just getting around to seeing these games on catch-up. Superb NEW WORLD RECORD!!! Many congrats Elliott :D I knew you could do it. 8-)

Really looking forward to seeing this week's episodes now :)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The Return of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
Replies: 29
Views: 9773

Re: The Return of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Eggheads Pat and Kevin have also been phone a friends. I don't think former Egghead CJ has been though :P
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)
Replies: 33
Views: 4755

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)

Maybe eyes playing tricks but was the wrong spelling of DIADEM put up,or are there two ways of spelling it?
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)
Replies: 33
Views: 4755

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (CoC XV, Grand Final)

Superb performance by Zarte once again, an all time great no doubt about it, extremely strong in all disciplines. :) Great performance also by Bradley to be series runner-up. 8-) Well done Team Countdown on bringing all these top guns together for a magnificent shoot-out series. Hopefully it's not t...
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 21 January 2019 (COC XV, SF 2)
Replies: 9
Views: 1733

Re: Spoilers for Monday 21 January 2019 (COC XV, SF 2)

Super game, well done chaps. Great match play by Bradley once again :) Well done Tom on making the final four 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 18th January 2019 (COC XV, SF 1)
Replies: 19
Views: 3997

Re: Spoilers for Friday 18th January 2019 (COC XV, SF 1)

Great game chaps, well done Zarte on reaching the final and Philip on making the final four 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)
Replies: 40
Views: 5078

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 17th January 2019 (COC XV, QF 4)

WOW!!! Just seen this bloody amazing game. Many many congrats Zarte on the new world record :D Well done Thomas also on an amazing runner-up score. 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)
Replies: 16
Views: 3216

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 2 January 2019 (COC XV, game 1)

Excellent game chaps, a great way to start the New Year. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)
Replies: 9
Views: 2167

Re: Spoilers for Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)

Excellent nip and tuck game, well done chaps. Also well done Team Countdown on another great series.
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What Degrees do you have
Replies: 28
Views: 9489

Re: What Degrees do you have

Maths degree, extremely boring and a waste of time, I should've been playing more snooker instead. :)

Film Studies sounds a fun subject.
by Jojo Apollo
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 44
Views: 16554

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, GRAND FINAL)

Just got around to seeing these games due to the World Cup clashes and catch up tv taking it's sweet time loading up the Thursday semi. Superb final, best game of the series. Very well done Zarte on becoming series champ, magnificent performances throughout, many congrats sir 8-) , I only remembered...
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 26th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 78)
Replies: 16
Views: 6145

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 26th April 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 78)

Excellent double ton game, best game of the series so far. Well done chaps :)
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 1st March 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 4072

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 1st March 2018

Wowzers! What a game. :shock: Superb stuff, Zarte good to see you given another chance after the Dylan match from last time. Well done Philip, hopefully it should be enough to make the quarters, if not you definitely deserve another go in a future series. 8-) Are the pairings totally random or is th...
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 21st February 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1534

Re: Spoilers for 21st February 2018

Excellent ton debut, well done Philip. Good to see you enjoying the experience. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77, GRAND FINAL!)
Replies: 12
Views: 3259

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77, GRAND FINAL!)

How many times has the finals gone as expected per seeding as in this series? Five previous times, namely Series 23, 25, 45, 63 and 68. (I'm not Rain Man; there's a handy-dandy template listing those instances on the wiki.) Ah cheers Johnny. :) I'm assuming Bradley took the risk on the last numbers...
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77, GRAND FINAL!)
Replies: 12
Views: 3259

Re: Spoilers for Friday 22nd December 2017 (Series 77, GRAND FINAL!)

Great game, lads. Well played both, a fitting nail-biting crucial conundrum game between the two top players of the series. :) Many congrats Tom on becoming series champ, well deserved and well done Bradley on being series runner-up. Another top notch series, well done the Countdown team. 8-) How ma...
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, SF2)
Replies: 7
Views: 1850

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, SF2)

Excellent contest chaps. Well done Bradley on making the final, good match play there. Well done John on making the final four. Was the note passed at the end to do with the last numbers round? :) It was, I was showing John what I thought was 924, but I was wrong about that too, haha. Ah cheers Bra...
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, SF2)
Replies: 7
Views: 1850

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 21st December 2017 (Series 77, SF2)

Excellent contest chaps. Well done Bradley on making the final, good match play there. Well done John on making the final four.

Was the note passed at the end to do with the last numbers round? :)
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th December 2017 (Series 77, SF1)
Replies: 9
Views: 2127

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 20th December 2017 (Series 77, SF1)

Superb performance, Tom. On fire there. 8-) Well done Noel on making the final four.

I was hoping limonites was in, sadly not. :lol:
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, QF4)
Replies: 11
Views: 2606

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 19th December 2017 (Series 77, QF4)

Super game, chaps. Best game of the series so far. :)

Well done both.
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 4th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 108)
Replies: 7
Views: 1722

Re: Spoilers for Monday 4th December 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 108)

Very well done Bradley on becoming an octochamp, excellent set of games there. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)
Replies: 5
Views: 1855

Re: Spoilers for Friday 6th October 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 68)

Very well done Eoin on becoming an octochamp :) Good humour and laughs throughout your run, well done sir. 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 30th June 2017 (Series 76 GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 5
Views: 1815

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

Finally got to see the final today on catch-up (telly was on the blink ). Many congrats Stephen on becoming series champ, brilliant performances throughout the series, played very calmly and methodically as well as being very modest. 8-) Well done to gentleman Moose on being runner-up too. :) Anothe...
by Jojo Apollo
Tue May 16, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 16th May.
Replies: 5
Views: 1650

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 16th May.

Many congrats Stephen on becoming an octochamp, a superb set of games there. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Only Connect
Replies: 129
Views: 34149

Re: Only Connect

Very well done to The Verbivores on becoming series champs, superb performances through out the series
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd December 2016 (Grand Final)
Replies: 11
Views: 2237

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd December 2016 (Grand Final)

Very well done Martin on winning the title :) Your numbers rounds throughout the series were great. 8-) Well played Andrew on becoming series runner-up. Also well done the Countdown team on another splendid series. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16 December 2016 (Series 74, 2nd Quarter Final)
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16 December 2016 (Series 74, 2nd Quarter Final)

Well done Stephen, great showing :)

Btw where is the 1st quarter final spoiler thread?
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 31st October (Series 75, Prelim Whatever)
Replies: 3
Views: 1087

Re: Spoilers for 31st October (Series 75, Prelim Whatever)

Great to see OFAH legend John "Boycie" Challis in Dictionary Corner. Marlene has let him off the leash finally. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 5th 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1315

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 5th 2016

Very well done Martin on becoming an octochamp and number 1 seed. :) An excellent set of games there. 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: EU Referendum
Replies: 182
Views: 21168

Re: EU Referendum

Well that was a turn-up for the books, the exchange odds were all over the shop.
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday June 22nd 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2121

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday June 22nd 2016

Interesting tactics for Conrad's last numbers game. I thought he would play it safe(ish) and go for 1 large and have the shootout on the conundrum because it would still be one if he got the target and Paul didn't, then again the conundrum may have been so tough that neither got it and Conrad would...
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 24th 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1846

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Friday June 24th 2016

Great final, many congrats to Paul on becoming series champ, awesome form as ever, very worthy champ and great wordsmith 8-) also congrats to Ann on becoming series runner-up, great form throughout the series and very gracious in victory and defeat. :) Well done to the Countdown team for yet another...
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1756

Re: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016

Tony Atkins wrote:
Jojo Apollo wrote:Was FRONDEUR available in one of the rounds?
I think you have seen the dreaded phantom D - according to wiki ORNATURE is the 8 in the FORTUNE round.
Ah cheers Tony. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1756

Re: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016

Hi Jojo - I thought emphysema was spelt en-physema and it never occurred to me to try it with em-physema. That said, it was such a fantastic game and I was honoured to be a part of it and am so pleased for Ann. Seriously, I couldn't have lost to a nicer lady. Ah righto, yeah those type of words are...
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1756

Re: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016

No probs, Robin. It was a classic, you don't get many games with both contestants scoring 110+ :) I couldn't quite make out what was said at the end, did you say you saw the conundrum but thought it was spelt differently?

Was FRONDEUR available in one of the rounds?
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1756

Re: Spoilers For Thursday June 23rd 2016

Super game played in good spirits, very well done to both of you. Many congrats to Ann on making the final, also well done Robin on making the final four. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Jun 22, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday June 22nd 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2121

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday June 22nd 2016

Interesting tactics for Conrad's last numbers game. I thought he would play it safe(ish) and go for 1 large and have the shootout on the conundrum because it would still be one if he got the target and Paul didn't, then again the conundrum may have been so tough that neither got it and Conrad would ...
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday June 22nd 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2121

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday June 22nd 2016

Great game, very well done chaps. Very well played Paul, congrats on getting to the final, tremendously high standard as ever and well done Conrad on making the final four. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jun 21, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday June 21st 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1406

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday June 21st 2016

Good spirited game. Well done both :)
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 20th 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1941

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 20th 2016

Superb game, best of the series so far. Very well done both :)
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Jun 13, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday June 13th 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1786

Re: Spoilers For Monday June 13th 2016

Well done, Robin, another good performance. I know you would've got GOUTINESS if you hadn't misheard. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 10th June 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: Spoilers for Friday 10th June 2016

Very well played, Paul. Excellent standard as ever. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri May 27, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 27th May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1749

Re: Spoilers for 27th May 2016

Well done Robin on becoming an octochamp, many congrats, excellent set of games there. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Wed May 18, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 18 May 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 69)
Replies: 30
Views: 2133

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 18 May 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 69)

Superb ton debut, Robin. Very well played, sir. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 21 April 2016 (Series 74 Episode 57)
Replies: 11
Views: 1750

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 21 April 2016 (Series 74 Episode 57)

Very well done to Ann on becoming an octochamp, an excellent set of games there. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Apr 12, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday April 12th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 50)
Replies: 13
Views: 2943

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday April 12th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 50)

Tony Atkins wrote:Alt last numbers (50+1)x(7+8)-25-4

I got all three of the 9s but didn't risk the last one (stuck at URINATED).
That's what I did for the last numbers, I didn't get the last nine I was thinking of unpartied :lol: well you never know nowadays.
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Apr 12, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday April 12th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 50)
Replies: 13
Views: 2943

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday April 12th 2016 (Series 74 Prelim 50)

Tony Atkins wrote:For those who don't know Ann was on before in 1989 when just a teenager.
See http://wiki.apterous.org/Ann_Dibben
Ah cool, excellent ton return for Ann then :). It looked like she had ENSOULING but didn't risk it.
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd March
Replies: 15
Views: 2292

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 23rd March

Well done Conrad on becoming an octochamp, good set of games there. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Feb 29, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday February 29th 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1382

Re: Spoilers For Monday February 29th 2016

Very well done, Paul. Excellent set of games there and all done in good spirits. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7708

Re: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016

Rachel: "Going 1 large to try and force a crucial which Dylan is notoriously good at, good luck with those tactics" - at 7 points behind a crucial conundrum was the best case scenario! Yes definitely, I don't know why she said that. I bet the more they said how cool/composed you were, the more it m...
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7708

Re: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016

I don't suppose another Supreme Championship is in the works, how many Champion of Champions have there been since the first Supreme Championship? Six, but only one has happened since the 30th Birthday Championship, which I believe is still too fresh in people's memories for another event of such a...
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7708

Re: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016

Wise (not nonsense/nidiotic) words from Jack.