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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: 835

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: 985

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: 859

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: 18059

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: 968

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: 621

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: 468

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: 712

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: 10604

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: 1057

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: 972

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: 752

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: 752

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: 752

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: 752

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: 1057

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: 1057

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: 702

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: 1006

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: 940

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: 959

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: 786

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: 1007

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: 934

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: 1073

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: 1073

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: 853

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: 662

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: 3660

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: 3660

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: 3660

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: 3660

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: 3660

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: 1129

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: 1043

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: 985

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: 2254

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: 2039

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: 2039

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: 908

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: 1028

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: 1252

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: 1252

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: 1252

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: 1252

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

Excellent game, well done chaps/champs. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Jan 11, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 6 Spoilers For Monday January 11th 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1404

Re: CoC Preliminary 6 Spoilers For Monday January 11th 2016

Well played, chaps, good game. Excellent standard as ever :)
by Jojo Apollo
Fri Jan 08, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 5 Spoilers For Friday January 8th 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1465

Re: CoC Preliminary 5 Spoilers For Friday January 8th 2016

Good spirited game, well done both. Strong stuff as Nick would say. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: The Crystal Maze
Replies: 12
Views: 2348

Re: The Crystal Maze

It would've been good to see it back on the box on Challenge or Channel 4.
by Jojo Apollo
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 4 Spoilers For Thursday January 7th 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1797

Re: CoC Preliminary 4 Spoilers For Thursday January 7th 2016

Well done both, good game. Excellent standard by Dylan once again, unlucky Tracey on the first round, I thought you were going to give Susie a GRRRRR! :)
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 3 Spoilers For Wednesday January 6th 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1302

Re: CoC Preliminary 3 Spoilers For Wednesday January 6th 2016

Well played lads, best match of the series so far :)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 156
Views: 27078

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

Eggheads Spoiler:

Tremendous effort chaps, I thought at one point it was going to be a massive win for the challengers when you took out the big guns Pat and Kevin, you did yourselves proud, well done. Dave saved the day for the Eggheads
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Countdowners On Other Quizzes
Replies: 156
Views: 27078

Re: Countdowners On Other Quizzes

James Robinson wrote:Just a little prod to point out that me, Richard Priest and Ryan Taylor are all on the same team as we take on the Eggheads at 6pm tonight. ;) :) :D
Cheers for the reminder, James, I'll be tuning in as ever. Should be a good match. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 2 Spoilers For Tuesday January 5th 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1524

Re: CoC Preliminary 2 Spoilers For Tuesday January 5th 2016

Good spirited game, well done both. :) Great performance Giles as ever, well done Heather for fighting to the end, very unlucky with taupes.
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Jan 04, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: CoC Preliminary 1 Spoilers For Monday January 4th 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 861

Re: CoC Preliminary 1 Spoilers For Monday January 4th 2016

Superb game, chaps. Very high quality, well done both. :)
by Jojo Apollo
Wed Dec 23, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Grand Final Spoilers For Wednesday December 23rd 2015
Replies: 44
Views: 2097

Re: Grand Final Spoilers For Wednesday December 23rd 2015

A splendid contest between two gentlemen of the game, very high standard as ever. :) Many congrats Jon, a well deserved series champion, great games throughout the series :D Well done Matthew on being runner-up, very very close there to taking the title ( that blasted mondials tripped me up also, mu...
by Jojo Apollo
Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday December 22nd 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 896

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday December 22nd 2015

Great game chaps, superb quality. Many congrats Jon on making the final :) that was a monster score, I only got the conundrum because I knew they usually do Christmassy words for this time of year. :P Also congrats to Stephen on making the final four, a strong performance throughout the series. 8-) ...
by Jojo Apollo
Mon Dec 21, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday December 21st 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1663

Re: Spoilers For Monday December 21st 2015

Excellent game, chaps, very high standard. Many congrats on making the final, Matthew :) also well done Thomas on making the final four, I think you meant to add the three rather than minus it on the second numbers game, an excellent set of games by you throughout the series, well done. :)