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by Joseph Krol
Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What would be in your Countdown ad?
Replies: 12
Views: 822

Re: What would be in your Countdown ad?

Michael Wallace wrote:
Ryan Taylor wrote:I'm thinking already that c4c should physically make an ad.
Totally. Someone should get some good footage from CoNot for it. I want explosions.
Finally got round to uploading this.
by Joseph Krol
Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: In case anyone's interested...
Replies: 17
Views: 1292

Re: In case anyone's interested...

IRTTOP: Surely it would be better to add them to the wiki for communal use?
by Joseph Krol
Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown words spotted in real life
Replies: 109
Views: 18916

Re: Countdown words spotted in real life

A couple from my holiday in Italy.
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by Joseph Krol
Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Riots
Replies: 176
Views: 6857

Re: Riots

I think it will soon come to Yorkshire.
by Joseph Krol
Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous World Athletics Championships 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1658

Re: Apterous World Athletics Championships 2011

Might take part in this.
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July
Replies: 125
Views: 16172

Re: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July

Joseph Krol wrote:If we can get enough people I would be happy to go to pizza hut
But seeing as it is 33 minutes walk away I hope someone with a car would be so nice as to pick all the orders up. Otherwise I'm going to dominos.
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July
Replies: 125
Views: 16172

Re: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July

If we can get enough people I would be happy to go to pizza hut
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July
Replies: 125
Views: 16172

Re: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July

Anyone else planning to take advantage of the nearby dominos?
by Joseph Krol
Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July
Replies: 125
Views: 16172

Re: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July

Sure, I can bring mine. Will probably be bringing my own lunch though.
by Joseph Krol
Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Annoying Ads
Replies: 42
Views: 1419

Re: Annoying Ads

Until I switched on the subtitles I thought she was giving them ' common' food and that she was some rude snob.
by Joseph Krol
Thu Jul 28, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Angry Birds
Replies: 48
Views: 2196

Re: Angry Birds

Finally got round to downloading this yesterday, and it is extremely good. However I am pretty rubbish at it.
by Joseph Krol
Wed Jul 27, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointless Series 4
Replies: 217
Views: 10318

Re: Pointless Series 4

Today's Rick Astley question was probably the funniest thing on Pointless for a while. For those of you who didn't see it: In the head-to-head, one of the questions was "Things that Rick Astley was "Never Gonna" do", so basically anything that followed "Never Gonna", in the song. When Richard revea...
by Joseph Krol
Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Grammar Fails
Replies: 6
Views: 614

Grammar Fails

Quick one on BBC News just now from Katie Price - "There is extremely a lot of people here."
by Joseph Krol
Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Return of the Awesome Dudes
Replies: 487
Views: 100038

Re: Return of the Awesome Dudes

It will be done. Haven't done much wikiwork recently so will get me back editing. :)
by Joseph Krol
Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July
Replies: 125
Views: 16172

Re: Countdown in Nottingham 2011- Saturday 30th July

Less than a week to go now...
by Joseph Krol
Sun Jul 24, 2011 7:32 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C Fantasy Football
Replies: 170
Views: 27160

Re: C4C Fantasy Football

In.
by Joseph Krol
Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday July 22nd 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1170

Re: Spoilers For Friday July 22nd 2011

My online listings say that Monday's special is a repeat from 1982. Anybody know if that's true? 1. No. 2. Can you show me this listings :?: 3. It's a special between Debbi Flack from S59 and Claudia Tyson from S62. Sure. I don't know where they get their information, but here's what it says: QUIZ ...
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Playing apterous in real life
Replies: 22
Views: 1931

Re: Playing apterous in real life

I came up with the idea when at a train station, only just got round to doing it. Original image is here. Now all I have to do is wait for the copyright lawsuits to roll in :)
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by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 22, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday July 22nd 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1170

Re: Spoilers For Friday July 22nd 2011

Thomas Carey wrote:CABINETS and BASCINET for Teaser 2. Don't you hate it when they have multiple answers? :x
AND if I remember rightly, a BASCINET is some kind of mediaeval helmet so the clue applied to both!
by Joseph Krol
Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Re: Tumbleweed

47 bells
by Joseph Krol
Wed Jul 20, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday July 20th 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1002

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday July 20th 2011

Thomas Carey wrote:OOMPH but it might have been mentioned
Also POOVE in that round
by Joseph Krol
Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:36 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Re: Tumbleweed

18 bells
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Re: Tumbleweed

2 bells
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Re: Tumbleweed

NOT A POIN - whatever. This still makes very little sense. The punishment for incorrect points declarations is the loss of the number of points which you claim. Negative claims for points are added to the person's current score. You mean that if you wrongly claim for points, you don't get any? Nega...
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Re: Tumbleweed

Eoin Monaghan wrote:NOT A POINTS CLAIM

It's still confusing... what's the point in this?
NOT A POINTS CLAIM
On this other forum I populate (which I nicked the game from) it is very popular, they do like league tables and stuff.
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Replies: 105
Views: 5031

Re: Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Mark James wrote:Why isn't anyone talking about the dudes with the box? I thought that was amazing.
True. The woman was just there to make it more interesting in my view, it was only a tiny woman harnessed inside a box. The tie stuff was cool as was most of the rest of the trick.
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Re: Tumbleweed

20 weed
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Re: Tumbleweed

NOT A POINTS CLAIM what? NOT A POINTS CLAIM SIMPLE RULES Each minute since the last post is worth one point (a weed). You can only claim points in multiples of five. After half an hour you can claim 45 points in the form of a bell. You cannot post twice in succession with claims for points. You can...
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Tumbleweed
Replies: 46
Views: 9225

Tumbleweed

Hello, I propose that we start a game called Tumbleweed.The game is based on the gaps in time between posts. A point is available for every minute between posts - however, points may only be claimed in blocks of five. A bell is available for 30 minutes of inactivity but is worth 45 points. Posts mus...
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 19 July 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 1171

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 19 July 2011

Rhys Benjamin wrote:First nums alts:
(100 - 75) x 25
(50 + 75 - 100) x 25
The 625 rule is the new 937.5 rule.
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th July 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 31)
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Re: Monday 18th July 2011 (Series 65, Prelim 31)

No, TEACHER was definitely said.
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Joseph Krol wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote: :?:
!
How did you find that out then?
It is where I discovered the GTA subway challenge.
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Joseph Krol wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote: No, It wasn't a competition. The position is the all-time standings.
Oh, hopeful traveller.
:?:
!
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Joseph Krol wrote:Interesting. Who won?
No, It wasn't a competition. The position is the all-time standings.
Oh, hopeful traveller.
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Interesting. Who won?
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday July 18th 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 629

Re: Spoilers For Monday July 18th 2011

TABOOS in the BOATS round
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday July 18th 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 629

Re: Spoilers For Monday July 18th 2011

DYSURIA to equal RAISINY
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday July 18th 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 629

Re: Spoilers For Monday July 18th 2011

EMIGRANT in the MIGRATE round.
by Joseph Krol
Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Mark James wrote:
What are you doing playing GTA? Its an 18s rated game.
Peer pressure. (Plus it's fun)
by Joseph Krol
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Not strictly LU-related but I have just completed the GTA IV Subway Challenge and as far as I know have the second fastest time ever with 25 min 11.81 sec. I probably have the best possible time on my current route so will need a better route to get the record. Youtube video soon to follow.
by Joseph Krol
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Return of the Awesome Dudes
Replies: 487
Views: 100038

Re: Return of the Awesome Dudes

♫♪♫ And now the end is near And so we face the final curtain My friends, we'll say it clear We'll state our case of which we're certain The database is nearly full We've used broadband and dial-up (which is crap) And wifi + much more than this and now We've done all recaps PC crashes, we've had a f...
by Joseph Krol
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Return of the Awesome Dudes
Replies: 487
Views: 100038

Re: Return of the Awesome Dudes

♫♪♫ And now the end is near And so we face the final curtain My friends, we'll say it clear We'll state our case of which we're certain The database is nearly full We've used broadband and dial-up (which is crap) And wifi + much more than this and now We've done all recaps PC crashes, we've had a fe...
by Joseph Krol
Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Just checked, Upton Park is better than Upney (by 3 stops). St Paul's might be better than St John's Wood, also.
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

The current Alphabet record time is 5h20min.
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

You could try the Alphabet next, as it involves knowledge of the Harrow area (due to the requirement of visiting Ickenham) and otherwise can mainly be done by using Zone 1. Though to be honest my input is probably worthless. How about: Aldgate - Bank - Chancery Lane - Dollis Hill - Eastcote - Finch...
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

You could try the Alphabet next, as it involves knowledge of the Harrow area (due to the requirement of visiting Ickenham) and otherwise can mainly be done by using Zone 1. Though to be honest my input is probably worthless.
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

I have latched onto a possible world record for this. No, I will not say how to do it, all I will say is that the East London no-line helps. Cool. What's your scheduled time for it? Done some Market research, including interchange times - 46 minutes, beating the record by approx 8 minutes. Any plan...
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: London Underground
Replies: 52
Views: 4102

Re: London Underground

Rhys Benjamin wrote:I have latched onto a possible world record for this.

No, I will not say how to do it, all I will say is that the East London no-line helps.
Cool. What's your scheduled time for it?
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 586
Views: 111559

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Jon Corby wrote:
Joseph Krol wrote:Two fatal flaws: my grandma isn't called Daisy, and my sister does not keep rabbits.
But other than that, the dream stands up to scrutiny, yeah?
There are a few others but they don't really need bothering with. Apart from the fact that I did not have it also.
by Joseph Krol
Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 586
Views: 111559

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Two fatal flaws: my grandma isn't called Daisy, and my sister does not keep rabbits.
by Joseph Krol
Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Monday 14 August 1989 (Masters 1, Prelim 20)
Replies: 0
Views: 209

Monday 14 August 1989 (Masters 1, Prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Monday 14 August 1989. C1: Challenger Brian Hudson. C2: Challenger Kevin Nelson. DC: Freda Thornton. CV: Carol Vorderman. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: R J R G S E A O W R02: 50, 3, 5, 2, 10, 8. Target: 340. R03: Q U E E N C O R D (conundrum) R04: T R R R N A I E L R05: 75, ...
by Joseph Krol
Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday July 14th 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 676

Re: Spoilers For Thursday July 14th 2011

DOGBANES instead of BONDAGES*
by Joseph Krol
Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Monday 7 August 1989 (Masters 1, Prelim 19)
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Monday 7 August 1989 (Masters 1, Prelim 19)

Countdown recap for Monday 7 August 1989. C1: Challenger Ken Heaton. C2: Challenger Peter Pryer. DC: Catherine Clarke. CV: Carol Vorderman. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: S G P R E A E T U R02: 75, 3, 8, 2, 2, 1. Target: 567. R03: H I D G R A C E S (conundrum) R04: E I E A L B S F R R05: 100, 50...
by Joseph Krol
Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday July 13th 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 618

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday July 13th 2011

Appearance of the number 1,161 there.
by Joseph Krol
Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Quiz Trippers
Replies: 10
Views: 2622

Re: Quiz Trippers

I watched it, only enjoyed the actually quizzy bits were of any interest to me though.
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Monday 24 July 1989 (Masters 1, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Monday 24 July 1989 (Masters 1, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Monday 24 July 1989. C1: Challenger Dick Green. C2: Challenger David Trace. DC: Catherine Clarke. CV: Carol Vorderman. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: S Z A E D G A O P R02: 100, 4, 6, 1, 2, 1. Target: 589. R03: I N N G R O C E R (conundrum) R04: R B T I A E R L U R05: 50, 4, ...
by Joseph Krol
Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday July 11th 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 750

Re: Spoilers For Monday July 11th 2011

GUANACOS for 8 in the COAGULA round