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by Jojo Apollo
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What Degrees do you have
Replies: 25
Views: 3098

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: 4401

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: 2778

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: 2261

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: 922

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: 1858

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: 1858

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: 1139

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: 1139

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: 1447

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: 1555

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: 1181

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: 1363

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: 1398

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: 1227

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: 125
Views: 24218

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: 1565

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: 881

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: 725

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: 1020

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: 15685

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: 1543

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: 1374

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: 1126

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: 1126

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: 1126

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: 1126

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: 1543

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: 1543

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: 983

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: 1413

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: 1312

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: 1370

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: 1321

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: 1400

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: 1301

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: 1637

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: 1637

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: 1276

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: 948

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: 5370

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: 5370

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: 5370

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

Wise (not nonsense/nidiotic) words from Jack.
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5370

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?
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Grand Final Spoilers For Friday January 22nd 2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5370

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

Super, smashing game, well fitting of a C of C final, congrats lads, both brilliant players and the two best of the series. :D Many congrats Dylan on becoming champion of champions, it must have been tough to keep your nerve under such pressure, very well done sir, you are in the Countdown hall of f...
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Semi-Final 2 Spoilers For Thursday January 21st 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: CoC Semi-Final 2 Spoilers For Thursday January 21st 2016

Great game, well done both. Brilliant as ever Dan, many congrats on making the final, also well done Jen on making the final four. 8-)

Can't wait for the final tomorrow between two greats of the game :D
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Semi-Final 1 Spoilers For Wednesday January 20th 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1484

Re: CoC Semi-Final 1 Spoilers For Wednesday January 20th 2016

Excellent game, well done lads. Many congrats on making the final, Dylan, also well done Giles on making the final four. 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 19, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Quarter-Final 4 Spoilers For Tuesday January 19th 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1408

Re: CoC Quarter-Final 4 Spoilers For Tuesday January 19th 2016

Zarte Siempre wrote:You'd think Rachel could put the words on the letters board right!

What are WIERDOS?! :P
Heh noticed that too.

Well done chaps, good spirited game. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Quarter-Final 3 Spoilers For Monday January 18th 2016
Replies: 53
Views: 3004

Re: CoC Quarter-Final 3 Spoilers For Monday January 18th 2016

Another top draw contest, well done both. 8-)

On another note, to have SRSLY in the dictionary is dumbed-down bllsht/bllcks.
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Quarter-Final 2 Spoilers For Friday January 15th 2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2833

Re: CoC Quarter-Final 2 Spoilers For Friday January 15th 2016

WOW!!! :o Super game, must be a combined record score? Very well done lads, this is now best game of the series so far. :D The 30BC final is still the highest aggregate score and Andy's 125 beats the previous highest losing score by 8. Still, awesome game! I had also heard a bit about this one and ...
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Quarter-Final 2 Spoilers For Friday January 15th 2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2833

Re: CoC Quarter-Final 2 Spoilers For Friday January 15th 2016

WOW!!! :o Super game, must be a combined record score? Very well done lads, this is now best game of the series so far. :D
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jan 14, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Quarter-Final 1 Spoilers For Thursday January 14th 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Re: CoC Quarter-Final 1 Spoilers For Thursday January 14th 2016

Superb game between two class players, great standard as ever. Best game of the series so far, very well played both. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Jan 13, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 8 Spoilers For Wednesday January 13th 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1394

Re: CoC Preliminary 8 Spoilers For Wednesday January 13th 2016

Well done both, good game. :)

Great series so far, roll on the quarters. 8-)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1931

Re: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016

Graeme Cole wrote:
Jojo Apollo wrote: I can only assume it was a random draw like they did for the 30th anniversary special series?
Yes, it was a random draw.
Cheers Graeme. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1931

Re: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016

How is it two series champs were pitted against each other for this quarter? I know right? No idea myself -- might have been that they thought it would add drama if a series champion were to fall in the first round. I can only assume it was a random draw like they did for the 30th anniversary speci...
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1931

Re: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016

How is it two series champs were pitted against each other for this quarter?
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1931

Re: CoC Preliminary 7 Spoilers For Tuesday January 12th 2016

Excellent game, well done chaps/champs. :)