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by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 20th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 18)
Replies: 0
Views: 846

Friday 20th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 18)

Countdown recap for Friday 20 July 2018. C1: Champion John Mason (4 wins, 326 points.) A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. C2: Challenger Bryan Harrison. A systems engineer from Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. He's a keen motorcyclist, and likes to watch and ride the Isle of Ma...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 19th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 817

Thursday 19th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Thursday 19 July 2018. C1: Champion John Mason (3 wins, 248 points.) A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. C2: Challenger Anne Marrs. A retired accountant from Northwich, Cheshire. She is a big fan of The Beatles, and even saw them at The Cavern Club in Liver...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 18th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 16)
Replies: 0
Views: 802

Wednesday 18th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 18 July 2018. C1: Champion John Mason (2 wins, 155 points.) A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. C2: Challenger Ian Adams. A chef from Ealing, Greater London. He twice cooked for government officials in the 1980's, whilst having security watching o...
by James Robinson
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019
Replies: 59
Views: 26718

Re: COLIN XV- Countdown in Lincoln, 19-20 January 2019

James Laverty wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:18 pm
What's the situation with game sets this year? Can bring mine if needed
And the even bigger question...., is the dartboard at the Fox & Hounds still the evil Lincoln style one :!: :!: :?: :?:
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 17th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 793

Tuesday 17th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 17 July 2018. C1: Champion John Mason (1 win, 80 points.) A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. C2: Challenger Ellie Davidson. An English Literature student at Reading University. She plays scrum-half for her university's rugby team, and will become t...
by James Robinson
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 16th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 14)
Replies: 0
Views: 730

Monday 16th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 14)

Countdown recap for Monday 16 July 2018. C1: Champion Sarah Harper (2 wins, 147 points.) A mosaic artist from London. C2: Challenger John Mason. A retired pharmacist from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. When he retired, he decided to travel around the world, and saw England play Australia in The As...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 13th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 13)
Replies: 0
Views: 764

Friday 13th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 13)

Countdown recap for Friday 13 July 2018. C1: Champion Sarah Harper (1 win, 66 points.) A mosaic artist from London. C2: Challenger Philip Whitehead. A transport consultant from London. He likes hill walking in his spare time, particularly in Scotland, the Lake District and Snowdonia. DC: Susie Dent ...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 12th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 12)
Replies: 7
Views: 2381

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 12th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 12)

DHELIBONG as the scramble for the conundrum...., am I missing a joke, or does no-one know how to spell DELHI?? :P :? :?:
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 12th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 12)
Replies: 0
Views: 725

Thursday 12th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 12)

Countdown recap for Thursday 12 July 2018. C1: Champion Lewis Carson (7 wins, 604 points.) A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. C2: Challenger Sarah Harper. A mosaic artist from London. Her community event in Plumstead recently won an award from the Royal Borough of Greenwich. DC: Susie Dent ...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 11th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 11)
Replies: 0
Views: 722

Wednesday 11th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 11)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 11 July 2018. C1: Champion Lewis Carson (6 wins, 512 points.) A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. C2: Challenger James Bell. A senior forensic scientist from Oxford. DC: Susie Dent and Adam Henson. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: D T D I O E...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 455
Views: 67567

Re: Politics in General

Mark James wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:08 pm
Re: Labour antisemitism. Anyone following Rachel Reilly on twitter at the moment?
Who's Rachel REILLY!!!??? :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?:
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 10th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 10)
Replies: 0
Views: 769

Tuesday 10th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 10)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 10 July 2018. C1: Champion Lewis Carson (5 wins, 424 points.) A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. C2: Challenger Joe Roscow. A retail worker from Blackburn, Lancashire. He plays guitar for 2 cover bands and football for 2 different teams. He has just finished a Ma...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 9th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 9)
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Monday 9th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 9)

Countdown recap for Monday 9 July 2018. C1: Champion Lewis Carson (4 wins, 358 points.) A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. C2: Challenger Ciaran Thompson. An administrator from Birmingham. He used to work in politics, and ran into David Cameron whilst doing an intern report. DC: Susie Dent ...
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 6966

Re: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019

BIG UPDATE!: Unfortunately, Innis has had to pull out of co-hosting the event with me, so my COHUD co-host, Callum Todd, has kindly agreed to step in. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
by James Robinson
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 5th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 8)
Replies: 0
Views: 739

Thursday 5th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 8)

Countdown recap for Thursday 5 July 2018. C1: Champion Lewis Carson (3 wins, 267 points.) A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. C2: Challenger Joe Hawkes. A builder from Wolverhampton. In his spare time he works as a magician at weddings and corporate events. DC: Susie Dent and Jon Culshaw. RR...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 4th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 7)
Replies: 0
Views: 773

Wednesday 4th July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 7)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 4 July 2018. C1: Champion Lewis Carson (2 wins, 172 points.) A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. C2: Challenger Khana Kayembe. A merchandiser from Catford, Greater London. He's a big Manchester United fan, and plays Sunday League football as a striker. DC: Susie...
by James Robinson
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 3rd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 6)
Replies: 0
Views: 735

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 6)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 3 July 2018. C1: Champion Lewis Carson (1 win, 84 points.) A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. C2: Challenger Tom McDonald. A company director from Airdrie, North Lanarkshire. He once had lunch with George Clooney at the Scottish Business Awards. DC: Susie Dent an...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 2nd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 5)
Replies: 0
Views: 844

Monday 2nd July 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 5)

Countdown recap for Monday 2 July 2018. C1: Champion Jodine Lawrence (3 wins, 274 points.) A reception supervisor from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Lewis Carson. A UNISON trade union official from Bristol. DC: Susie Dent and Jon Culshaw. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: P R I O D E...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 28th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 4)
Replies: 0
Views: 747

Thursday 28th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 4)

Countdown recap for Thursday 28 June 2018. C1: Champion Jodine Lawrence (2 wins, 192 points.) A reception supervisor from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Derek Marner. A dentist practitioner from Greenock, Renfrewshire. He's a member of the Scottish Tartan Army, the official supporters of the Scotland na...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 27th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 3)
Replies: 0
Views: 728

Wednesday 27th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 3)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 27 June 2018. C1: Champion Jodine Lawrence (1 win, 117 points.) A reception supervisor from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Marty Dunlop. A managing director for a design company in Dunfermline, Fife. When he was at university, he gambled £1,000 on black at a casino and won....
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 26th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 2)
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Tuesday 26th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 2)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 26 June 2018. C1: Champion Diane Cordery. (2 wins, 149 points.) A retired accountant from Ascot, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Jodine Lawrence. A reception supervisor from Birmingham. She also likes to sing and play the piano. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Zenon. RR: Rachel Riley. ...
by James Robinson
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 25th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 1)
Replies: 0
Views: 693

Monday 25th June 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 1)

SERIES 79 BEGINS NOW!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 25 June 2018. C1: Champion Diane Cordery. (1 win, 58 points.) A retired accountant from Ascot, Berkshire. C2: Challenger Toby Young. A retiree from Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. He likes to play the saxophone, and used to play f...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, Grand Final)
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Friday 22nd June 2018 (Series 78, Grand Final)

WELL, IT'S HERE, THE SERIES 78 GRAND FINAL!!! AND IT'S A REMATCH!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) THIS SHOULD BE GREAT!!! ENJOY!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown Grand Final recap for Friday 22 June 2018 (the first grand final rematch since Series 44). C1: No.1 Seed Zarte "The Dadford Demon" Siempre (10...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 21st June 2018 (Series 78, 2nd Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 714

Thursday 21st June 2018 (Series 78, 2nd Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Thursday 21 June 2018. C1: No.7 Seed Philip "The Bideford Bruiser" Aston (7 wins, 864 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bideford, Devon. He defeated No.2 Seed Toby McDonald 104-97 in his quarter-final last Friday. C2: No.6 Seed Dougie "The Guernsey Gunner" Mackay (8 wins,...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 716

Wednesday 20th June 2018 (Series 78, 1st Semi-Final)

INTO THE SEMI-FINALS WE GO.... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Wednesday 20 June 2018. C1: No.1 Seed Zarte "The Dadford Demon" Siempre (9 wins, 1,091 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. He defeated No.8 Seed Jan Pask 124-19 in his quarter-final la...
by James Robinson
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, 4th Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 887

Tuesday 19th June 2018 (Series 78, 4th Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 19 June 2018. C1: No.4 Seed Phil "The Chelmsford Crusher" Davies (8 wins, 757 points.) A postman from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: No.5 Seed Paul "The Manchester Marauder" Harper (8 wins, 739 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. DC: Susie Dent and Helen Fospero. RR: Rach...
by James Robinson
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 18th June 2018 (Series 78, 3rd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 748

Monday 18th June 2018 (Series 78, 3rd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Monday 18 June 2018. C1: No.3 Seed Chris "The Chelmsford Colosso" Thorn (8 wins, 760 points.) A sports event administrator from Chelmsford, Essex. C2: No.6 Seed Dougie "The Guernsey Gunner" Mackay (7 wins, 759 points.) A company director from Guernsey, Channel Islands. DC: Susie ...
by James Robinson
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, 2nd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 710

Friday 15th June 2018 (Series 78, 2nd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Friday 15 June 2018. C1: No.2 Seed Toby "The Chard Charger" McDonald (8 wins, 882 points.) An Apteforumite and 6th Form student from Chard, Somerset. C2: No.7 Seed Philip "The Bideford Bruiser" Aston (6 wins, 760 points.) An Apteforumite and student from Bideford, Devon. DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, 1st Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 690

Thursday 14th June 2018 (Series 78, 1st Quarter-Final)

IT'S TIME FOR THE SERIES 78 FINALS TO BEGIN!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 14 June 2018. C1: No.1 Seed Zarte "The Dadford Demon" Siempre (8 wins, 967 points.) A marketing manager and Apteforumite from Dadford, Buckinghamshire. C2: No.8 Seed Jan "The Sleaford Scythe" Pask (5 ...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 13th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 110)
Replies: 0
Views: 749

Wednesday 13th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 110)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 13 June 2018. C1: Champion Darren Findlay (3 wins, 251 points.) A meeting services technical leader from Frimley Green, Surrey. C2: Challenger Diane Cordery. A retired accountant from Ascot, Berkshire. She enjoys sailing down the Thames on her motorboat with her husband...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 12th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 109)
Replies: 0
Views: 652

Tuesday 12th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 109)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 12 June 2018. C1: Champion Darren Findlay (2 wins, 171 points.) A meeting services technical leader from Frimley Green, Surrey. C2: Challenger Steve Harris. From Andover, Hampshire. He works in the property business. DC: Susie Dent and Nina Hossain. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: ...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 11th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 108)
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Monday 11th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 108)

Countdown recap for Monday 11 June 2018. C1: Champion Darren Findlay (1 win, 86 points.) A meeting services technical leader from Frimley Green, Surrey. C2: Challenger Claire Conway. A student from Paisley, Renfrewshire. She was recently working in an orphanage in Mongolia for World Challenge. DC: S...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 8th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 107)
Replies: 0
Views: 677

Friday 8th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 107)

Countdown recap for Friday 8 June 2018. C1: Champion Mick Purdie (3 wins, 252 points.) A part-time golf caddy master from Scarborough, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Darren Findlay. A meeting services technical leader from Frimley Green, Surrey. DC: Susie Dent and Nina Hossain. RR: Rachel Riley. OT...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 7th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 106)
Replies: 0
Views: 665

Thursday 7th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 106)

Countdown recap for Thursday 7 June 2018. C1: Champion Mick Purdie (2 wins, 171 points.) A part-time golf caddy master from Scarborough, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Chris Porter. A sports coach from Croydon, but originally from Peterborough. He plays as an attacking midfielder for Oxsted Hockey ...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 6th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 105)
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Wednesday 6th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 105)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 6 June 2018. C1: Champion Mick Purdie (1 win, 80 points.) A part-time golf caddy master from Scarborough, North Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Katrina Corbett. A childminder from Rawtenstall, Lancashire. She once met the North Korean ambassador at a Communist Party barbecue ...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Tuesday 5th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 104)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 5 June 2018. C1: Champion Jan Pask (5 wins, 395 points.) A semi-retired admin worker from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. C2: Challenger Mick Purdie. A part-time golf caddy master from Scarborough, North Yorkshire. He's secretary of the Seamer Golf Club. He is also a history make...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 4th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 103)
Replies: 0
Views: 655

Monday 4th June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 103)

Countdown recap for Monday 4 June 2018. C1: Champion Jan Pask (4 wins, 329 points.) A semi-retired admin worker from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. C2: Challenger Joy Main. An accountant from Bristol. She likes to do half-marathons. She studies at Bristol University. DC: Susie Dent and Pam Ayres. RR: Rache...
by James Robinson
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 1st June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 659

Friday 1st June 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 102)

Countdown recap for Friday 1 June 2018. C1: Champion Jan Pask (3 wins, 260 points.) A semi-retired admin worker from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. C2: Challenger David Sarin. A retired project engineer from North Shields, Tyne & Wear. He's a member of the Collingwood Society. DC: Susie Dent and Pam Ayres....
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 31st May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Thursday 31st May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Thursday 31 May 2018. C1: Champion Jan Pask (2 wins, 166 points.) A semi-retired admin worker from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. C2: Challenger Claire Gratton. A client reporting manager in the banking industry from Shenfield, Essex. She loves looking after her garden. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 30th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 100)
Replies: 0
Views: 672

Wednesday 30th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 100)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 30 May 2018. C1: Champion Jan Pask (1 win, 75 points.) A semi-retired admin worker from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. C2: Challenger Greg Hollis. A student from Brighton, but is currently studying scriptwriting at Bournemouth University. He likes playing golf, football, handb...
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 29th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 99)
Replies: 1
Views: 686

Tuesday 29th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 29 May 2018. C1: Champion Amy Benfield (2 wins, 145 points.) An occupational therapist from Halifax, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Jan Pask. A semi-retired admin worker from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. She moved to Australia as a teenager, and stayed there for 12 years. DC: ...
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 28th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 98)
Replies: 0
Views: 662

Monday 28th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Monday 28 May 2018. C1: Champion Amy Benfield (1 win, 85 points.) An occupational therapist from Halifax, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Anthony O'Sullivan. A volunteer worker from Poole, Dorset. He is currently involved in the crowdfunding of 2 short films. DC: Susie Dent and Ba...
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 28th May 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 5890

Re: Spoilers for Monday 28th May 2018

Fun fact from this game (sorry it's taken a while to bring it to light): During R6, Rachel accidentally put did 75-50 for the 25 in her solution for 479, so I had to call Jay over while Barry was doing his DC piece, and then we had to redo the whole numbers round again once Barry did his piece. So, ...
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 25th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 97)
Replies: 0
Views: 627

Friday 25th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 97)

Countdown recap for Friday 25 May 2018. C1: Champion Steve Middle (3 wins, 267 points.) A DJ from Frome, Somerset. C2: Challenger Amy Benfield. An occupational therapist from Halifax, West Yorkshire. She's expecting twins in a few months time, and also owns 2 dogs, who she likes to take on walks in ...
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 23rd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 23 May 2018. C1: Champion Steve Middle (2 wins, 172 points.) A DJ from Frome, Somerset. C2: Challenger Terry Hyde. A retired printer from Yeovil, Somerset. He decided to go to Glastonbury for the first time while celebrating his 70th birthday. DC: Susie Dent and Barry M...
by James Robinson
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 22nd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 554

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 22 May 2018. C1: Champion Steve Middle (1 win, 90 points.) A DJ from Frome, Somerset. C2: Challenger Rosie Dale. A retired admin officer from Barnton, Cheshire. She likes leisurely canal walks near her home. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Papadopoulos. RR: Rachel Riley. OT:...
by James Robinson
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 21st May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 577

Monday 21st May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Monday 21 May 2018. C1: Challenger Steve Middle. A DJ from Frome, Somerset. He was in his town's local pantomime production of "Jack & The Beanstalk". C2: Challenger Funmi Adewale. A teacher from London. She took up cycling in the last 2 years, and managed to cycle straight into ...
by James Robinson
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 18th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 93)
Replies: 0
Views: 547

Friday 18th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Friday 18 May 2018. C1: Champion Paul Harper (7 wins, 632 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. C2: Challenger Gerry Walsh. A library supervisor at the Heart of Worcestershire College. He's originally from County Mayo, Ireland, but now lives in Worcester. He also likes to d...
by James Robinson
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 17th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 495

Thursday 17th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Thursday 17 May 2018. C1: Champion Paul Harper (6 wins, 542 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. C2: Challenger Matthew Silk. A head of communications for the Human Tissue Authority from Ryarsh, Kent. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Papadopoulos. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other w...
by James Robinson
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 16th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 511

Wednesday 16th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 91)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 16 May 2018. C1: Champion Paul Harper (5 wins, 451 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. C2: Challenger Vincent Clark. A marketing management student from Fife. He likes playing golf at St. Andrew's, and plays off a handicap of 4. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Papa...
by James Robinson
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 15th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 749

Tuesday 15th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 90)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 15 May 2018. C1: Champion Paul Harper (4 wins, 347 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. C2: Challenger Dickie Bird. A retired brewery director from Peterborough. His brewery won the CAMRA Best Real Ale prize in 2013 for one of their porters. 8-) DC: Susie Dent and ...
by James Robinson
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 14th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 652

Monday 14th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Monday 14 May 2018. C1: Champion Paul Harper (3 wins, 270 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. C2: Challenger Curtis Thompson. A computer science student from Leicester, but is studying at the University of Warwick. He's training for marathons, after doing some half-marath...
by James Robinson
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 6966

CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019

WYE AYE MAN, WE'RE GOING OOT ON THE TOON AGAIN!!! Yes, it's me again, and I'm back with Callum Todd to host yet another CO-event, and it's time to head back up to the vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne, so it's time to go CoNuT again!!! Venue: Our venue is the PTE Social Club, just a couple of mil...
by James Robinson
Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 11th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 88)
Replies: 0
Views: 1073

Friday 11th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Friday 11 May 2018. C1: Champion Paul Harper (2 wins, 178 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. C2: Challenger Faye Battye. A data analyst from Wimbledon. She's wearing a Countdown necklace, which is a cube with the faces including a C, a D and the number 18 for this year. ...
by James Robinson
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 10th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 87)
Replies: 0
Views: 796

Thursday 10th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 87)

Countdown recap for Thursday 10 May 2018. C1: Champion Paul Harper (1 win, 97 points.) A finance officer from Manchester. C2: Challenger Martyn Wingfield. A bingo caller from Carlisle. He once dressed up as Fozzie Bear at a carnival, and a dog thought he was a tree and relieved himself on him... :lo...
by James Robinson
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 423
Views: 95261

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

I'll Get This, a very different game show on BBC2, although I suppose game show is stretching a bit, but it's an entertaining watch. :)
by James Robinson
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 9th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 86)
Replies: 1
Views: 1001

Wednesday 9th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 86)

BACK UP AND RUNNING!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Wednesday 9 May 2018. C1: Challenger Paul Harper. A finance officer from Manchester. He's a big fan of Burnley F.C.. C2: Challenger James Forrest. An insurance broker from Morecambe, Lancashire. He has been football co...
by James Robinson
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 8th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 85)
Replies: 3
Views: 2270

Re: Tuesday 8th May 2018 (Series 78, Prelim 85)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:47 pm
When are the recaps coming back??????????
Hopefully some time today. I know it must be a pain to be 6 months behind, but feel for me a little bit, I'm a busy, busy man.... :P :P
by James Robinson
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?
Replies: 18
Views: 6458

Re: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?

*shrug* I was surprised too. There will probably be a bigger surprise if I get back on for a third time..., but the precedent has been set, so nothing can be ruled out nowadays, I guess... :roll: :roll: How do you find out if you can go back on? Do you passively wait for Damian to tell you, constan...
by James Robinson
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?
Replies: 18
Views: 6458

Re: Can I go back on Countdown after 10 years?

I believe the official rule is no, but then again there are several returnees in recent years, so much so that it has de facto become such a rule. I would personally leave at least 15-20 years between appearances, and I am very surprised Zarte was allowed back on. *shrug* I was surprised too. There...