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by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 282

Friday 21st December 2018 (Series 79, Grand Final)

TIME FOR THE FINAL EPISODE OF 2018!!! WHO WILL BE THE SERIES 79 CHAMPION??? ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Quite a nice little mention of the brilliant Dudley Doolittle, the warmup man for the last 18 years, who is retiring after this show. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) (Nice also to see him and a shot of the aud...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: RIP Pete Cashmore
Replies: 2
Views: 681

RIP Pete Cashmore

Just heard the very sad news that Series 35 champion and CoC IX finalist Pete Cashmore is no longer with us... :( :cry: I was hoping to meet him for the first time at Birmingham for the FOCAL Finals at the end of last year, until he pulled out late on, but we were messaging each other on Twitter the...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 20th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 251

Thursday 20th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Semi-Final)

Countdown recap for Thursday 20 December 2018. C1: #2 Seed Mike "The Hull Hammer" Daysley (9 wins, 890 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. He defeated #7 seed Adam Rolston 104-58 in his quarter-final last Friday. C2: #6 Seed Alan "The London Lance" Duval (9 wins, 736 poi...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 19th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Wednesday 19th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Semi-Final)

INTO THE SEMI-FINALS WE GO...!!! ;) :) :D Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 December 2018. C1: #1 Seed Martin "The Adlington Arrow" May (9 wins, 954 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. He defeated #8 seed Bob Lunt 115-86 in his quarter-final last Thursday. C2: #5 Seed To...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 18th December 2018 (Series 79, 4th Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Tuesday 18th December 2018 (Series 79, 4th Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 18 December 2018. C1: #4 Seed Dave "The St. Helens Slingshot" Ashton (8 wins, 739 points.) A security officer from St. Helens, Merseyside. C2: #5 Seed Tony "The Reading Revolver" Manwani (8 wins, 715 points.) A training and HR consultant from Reading. DC: Susie Dent and P...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th December 2018 (Series 79, 3rd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Monday 17th December 2018 (Series 79, 3rd Quarter-Final)

The set is decorated for the festive season, certainly everyone knows that Christmas and the Series finals are getting ever closer... ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Monday 17 December 2018. C1: #3 Seed Andrew "The Blackpool Blade" Jackson (8 wins, 764 points.) A maths student at Keele Un...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, QF 2)
Replies: 9
Views: 2029

Re: Spoilers for Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, QF 2)

Weird that in the first 2 quarter-finals that they put the series winner's trophy in front of Nick.... :roll: :roll:
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 196

Friday 14th December 2018 (Series 79, 2nd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Friday 14 December 2018. C1: #2 Seed Mike "The Hull Hammer" Daysley (8 wins, 786 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: #7 Seed Adam "The Twickenham Tomahawk" Rolston (8 wins, 650 points.) A film producer from Twickenham, Greater London. DC: Susie De...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 13th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Thursday 13th December 2018 (Series 79, 1st Quarter-Final)

WELCOME TO THE START OF THE SERIES 79 FINALS!!! Countdown recap for Thursday 13 December 2018. C1: #1 Seed Martin "The Adlington Arrow" May (8 wins, 839 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: #8 Seed Bob "The Rotherham Rocket" Lunt (7 wins, 726 points.) A retired missi...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 12th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 119)
Replies: 0
Views: 196

Wednesday 12th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 119)

TIME FOR THE LAST PRELIMINARY OF SERIES 79!!! Countdown recap for Wednesday 12 December 2018. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (3 wins, 310 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger David Rutherford. An audio-visual transcriber from Bolton. DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker. RR: Rachel Ri...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 11th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 118)
Replies: 0
Views: 208

Tuesday 11th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 118)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 December 2018. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (2 wins, 206 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger Sam Reilly. A probation service officer from Nottingham. DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: G E S O N E...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 10th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 117)
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Monday 10th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 117)

Countdown recap for Monday 10 December 2018. C1: Champion Brendan Whitehurst (1 win, 110 points.) A supermarket worker from Derby. C2: Challenger James Fenn. A doctor at the Royal United Hospital from Bath. He likes running in his spare time. DC: Susie Dent and Dan Walker. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Othe...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 7th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 116)
Replies: 0
Views: 204

Friday 7th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 116)

Countdown recap for Friday 7 December 2018. C1: Champion Mark Jeary (3 wins, 230 (240) points.) A writer from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Brendan Whitehurst. A supermarket worker from Derby. He's a fan of escape rooms. DC: Susie Dent and Nicki Chapman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01...
by James Robinson
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 6th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 115)
Replies: 0
Views: 182

Thursday 6th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 115)

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 December 2018. C1: Champion Mark Jeary (2 wins, 145 (155) points.) A writer from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Martin Storie. A National Trust tour guide from Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. He also works as a TV background extra. He is a tour guide at Flore...
by James Robinson
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 114)
Replies: 0
Views: 224

Wednesday 5th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 114)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 December 2018. C1: Champion Mark Jeary (1 win, 88 points.) A writer from Glasgow. C2: Challenger Amy Nott. A Welsh language student from Aberystwyth, originally from Hengoed, Gwent. She's a keen cyclist, and is a ride leader for UK Breeze, a campaign to encourage wome...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 113)
Replies: 0
Views: 299

Tuesday 4th December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 113)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 December 2018. C1: Champion Julie Gray (2 wins, 152 points.) A school cover supervisor from Yarm, Cleveland. C2: Challenger Mark Jeary. A writer from Glasgow. He worked and starred in Blackout , a play which was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe this year, as well as to...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)
Replies: 0
Views: 376

Monday 3rd December 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 112)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 December 2018. C1: Champion Julie Gray (1 win, 72 points.) A school cover supervisor from Yarm, Cleveland. C2: Challenger Pete Clark. A managing director from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. His business specialises in precision engineering. DC: Susie Dent and Nicki Chap...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)
Replies: 0
Views: 369

Friday 30th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 111)

Countdown recap for Friday 30 November 2018. C1: Challenger John Broderick. A retired car worker from Liverpool. He used to work in Halewood making Ford cars and vans up until 2010, before doing a security job. C2: Challenger Julie Gray. A school cover supervisor from Yarm, Cleveland. She loves foot...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 29th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 110)
Replies: 0
Views: 376

Thursday 29th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 110)

Are we about to have our EIGHTH OCTOCHAMP .... :?: :?: Countdown recap for Thursday 29 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (7 wins, 654 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Archie Crane. A bookkeeper from Milnrow, Lancashire. He once w...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 109)
Replies: 0
Views: 345

Wednesday 28th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 109)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (6 wins, 576 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Steve Rose. A library deputy director from Birmingham. He loves San Francisco, and has been many times. DC: Susie De...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 108)
Replies: 0
Views: 330

Tuesday 27th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 108)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (5 wins, 479 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Abby Whatley. A maths teacher from Romsey, Hampshire. She plays tennis for the Hampshire Apsleys, but has taken time o...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 107)
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Monday 26th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 107)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (4 wins, 363 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Lewis Edgeley. An A-Level student from Cambridge. He's a keen video gamer, and is a big fan of Fortnite . DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Saturday 24th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 106)
Replies: 0
Views: 403

Saturday 24th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 106)

WHAT!!!??? COUNTDOWN ON A SATURDAY :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?: YES PLEASE ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Saturday 24 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (3 wins, 260 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Sue Booton. A retired l...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 105)
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Thursday 22nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 105)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (2 wins, 178 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Sam Warren. An organisational psychology student at Leeds University from Scarborough. He plays at No.8 for West Leed...
by James Robinson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 104)
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Wednesday 21st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 104)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 November 2018. C1: Champion Andrew Jackson (1 win, 80 points.) A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. C2: Challenger Chris Harlow. A print finisher from Poole, Dorset. She's a self-proclaimed arctophile, otherwise known as a teddy bear...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 103)
Replies: 0
Views: 514

Tuesday 20th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 103)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 November 2018. C1: Champion Paul Copeland (2 wins, 135 points.) An NHS librarian from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Andrew Jackson. A maths student at Keele University, but is originally from Blackpool. He plays 5-a-side football, and is a supporter of Black...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Monday 19th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 102)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 November 2018. C1: Champion Paul Copeland (1 win, 63 points.) An NHS librarian from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Ellie Sherwood. From London, but originally from Manchester. She works for the British Society for Immunology. She has done a cycle ride from Gen...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoNuT - Countdown In Newcastle 2019 - Saturday 23rd March 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 6886

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

A fantastic weekend had by all in Newcastle upon Tyne :!: :!: Our new champion was James Haughton, who staged a remarkable comeback against Luke Johnson-Davies in the final, to win 94-91, after being 71-53 down at halfway. Bradley Horrocks defeated Richard Priest in the 3rd place play-off. Paul Talm...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 431

Friday 16th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 November 2018. C1: Challenger Rod Jermy. A highways supervisor from Ashford, Surrey. He plays rugby as a hooker, and is also a referee. C2: Challenger Paul Copeland. An NHS librarian from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Phil Hammond. RR: Rachel Riley. O...
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 4471

Re: CO:WY - Countdown In West Yorkshire - Saturday 13th July 2019

Chris Marshall becomes our first entrant for CO:WY!!!πŸ˜‰πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜„πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 100)
Replies: 0
Views: 650

Thursday 15th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 100)

Are we about to see our 7th octochamp of the series, or could we even some remarkable Countdown history of another sort :?: :?: Let's find out :!: :!: ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 15 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (7 wins, 585 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 99)
Replies: 0
Views: 513

Wednesday 14th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (6 wins, 498 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Jane Capie. A retired secretary from Norwich. She likes to dance, and is trying to perfect the Argentine Tango, and she used to be a belly dancer. :P...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 98)
Replies: 0
Views: 517

Tuesday 13th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (5 wins, 416 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Lisa Skidmore. A musician and guitar teacher from Cork, Republic of Ireland. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or sol...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 97)
Replies: 0
Views: 585

Monday 12th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 97)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (4 wins, 327 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Ian Kennedy. A stockbroker from Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. He plays for the City of Peterborough hockey club. DC: Susie Dent and Adrian Chiles. RR: R...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 530

Friday 9th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (3 wins, 234 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Peter Wilkes. A retired betting shop manager from Over, Cambridgeshire. His shop was once robbed, but instead of taking any money, the robbers took his w...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 538

Thursday 8th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (2 wins, 152 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Rich Murray. A sports psychology student at Liverpool John Moores University, but is from Wolverhampton. He did some football refereeing for the under-...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 522

Wednesday 7th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 November 2018. C1: Champion Alan Duval (1 win, 84 points.) An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. C2: Challenger Bethan Lycett. A marketing assistant from Wigan, Greater Manchester. She has had some children's writing books published, based on works by Julia Donald...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)
Replies: 3
Views: 714

Re: Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)

Owen Carroll wrote: ↑
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:00 am
James it might interest you to know that Alan is an apterite.
Ah, thanks Owen. Helps that I haven't been on for a while... :P :P
by James Robinson
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)
Replies: 3
Views: 714

Tuesday 6th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (5 wins, 450 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Alan Duval. An Apterite and entrepreneur from London. He is a three-quarters English/Kiwi, and a quarter German, and not French, like...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 92)
Replies: 0
Views: 573

Monday 5th November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (4 wins, 356 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Jane Burns. A retired English teacher from Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. Her cousin became an octochamp, but his identity was kept a ...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)
Replies: 0
Views: 513

Friday 2nd November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 91)

HAPPY 36TH BIRTHDAY TO COUNTDOWN!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Countdown recap for Friday 2 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (3 wins, 258 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Tom Nearney. A tennis odds c...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90)
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Thursday 1st November 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 90)

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 November 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (2 wins, 173 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Alex Brundritt. A waiter from Welling, Kent. He likes cycling and has done the London Bike-a-thon 3 times. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Z...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Wednesday 31st October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 October 2018. C1: Champion Chris Sturdy (1 win, 89 points.) A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. C2: Challenger Michael Coulthread. A process control specialist from Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. He works in a brewery and supports Burton Alb...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)
Replies: 0
Views: 424

Tuesday 30th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 October 2018. C1: Champion Georgia Goulding (1 win, 85 points.) A clothing company owner from Wigan, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Chris Sturdy. A forumite and data manager from Barns Green, West Sussex. He's the awardmaster for the Anagrammy Awards, which is an m...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 87)
Replies: 0
Views: 430

Monday 29th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 87)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 October 2018. C1: Challenger Georgia Goulding. A clothing company owner from Wigan, Greater Manchester. She set up her business last year at the ripe old age of 20!! :shock: :o C2: Challenger Heather Chisholm. A retired music teacher from St. Andrews, Fife, but was born...
by James Robinson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 86)
Replies: 0
Views: 412

Friday 26th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 86)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (7 wins, 722 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Dover Dubosarsky. A maths teacher from London, but originally from Sydney, Australia. He loves compiling and solving cryptic crosswords. DC...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)
Replies: 2
Views: 1566

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)

Not too much it seemed, but I scored 151, which ain't too shabby... ;) :) :D 8-)
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Thursday 25th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Thursday 25 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (6 wins, 614 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Alan Tubbert. A retired flight planner from Sandyford, Dublin. He likes seeing solar eclipses, and has seen three live. DC: Susie Dent an...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 24th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 84)
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Wednesday 24th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (5 wins, 525 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Maria Michaels. A mum from Liverpool. She loves watching the show with her 2-year-old son. DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford. RR: Rach...
by James Robinson
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 23rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 83)
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Tuesday 23rd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 83)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (4 wins, 424 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Vicki Griffiths. A student from Lincoln. She has 7 cats, a dog and 2 guinea pigs. DC: Susie Dent and Gloria Hunniford. RR: Rachel Riley. O...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)
Replies: 0
Views: 360

Monday 22nd October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 82)

Countdown recap for Monday 22 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (3 wins, 316 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Leanne Heath. A dance teacher from Colchester, Essex. She specialises in ecstatic dance, where people just let themselves go... :shock: :lo...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 19th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 368

Friday 19th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Friday 19 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (2 wins, 213 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Seamus Bradley. An accountant from Ballyfoley, County Wexford. His mum apparently told him that the first word he said was "conundrum"... :...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 18th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 355

Thursday 18th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Thursday 18 October 2018. C1: Champion Martin May (1 win, 96 points.) A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. C2: Challenger Chris Stableford. A bridge teacher from Woking, Surrey. He had previously worked in IT, but decided to give it up to pursue his bridge pass...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 17th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Wednesday 17th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 17 October 2018. C1: Champion Paul Hollidge (1 win, 77 points.) A security officer from East Grinstead, West Sussex. He's a big Crystal Palace fan. C2: Challenger Martin May. A restaurant deputy manager from Adlington, Lancashire. Amongst the diners, he has served at hi...
by James Robinson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 16th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 78)
Replies: 0
Views: 307

Tuesday 16th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 October 2018. C1: Champion Andy Wedlake (1 win, 79 points.) A Chemistry PhD student at the University of Cambridge, and is from Cambridge. C2: Challenger Paul Hollidge. A security officer from East Grinstead, West Sussex. He's a big Crystal Palace fan. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 15th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 77)
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Views: 391

Monday 15th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Monday 15 October 2018. C1: Challenger Eddie Andersson. From Colchester, Essex, but is studying medicine at St. Bart's Hospital, London. His grandfather is Swedish, hence the double S in his name. He's in a band called the T-Waves, but they haven't yet written a song. :P C2: Chal...
by James Robinson
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 12th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 76)
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Views: 348

Friday 12th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 76)

Is Mike going to be Octochamp #5, and will he keep on the run of a new octochamp automatically getting up to the #1 spot... :?: :?: Countdown recap for Friday 12 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (7 wins, 685 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Sarah Merrifield. A trainee ...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 11th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 75)
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Views: 411

Thursday 11th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Thursday 11 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (6 wins, 606 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Lee Bettinson. A senior customer relations officer from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. He likes his music and is a big fan of the Top 40 charts. DC: Susie D...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 10th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 74)
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Views: 360

Wednesday 10th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 10 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (5 wins, 511 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Chris Allen. A retired administrator from Crynant, West Glamorgan. He loves country music and has been to the Grand Ole Opry in Tennessee on numerous occasio...
by James Robinson
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)
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Views: 369

Tuesday 9th October 2018 (Series 79, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 9 October 2018. C1: Champion Mike Daysley (4 wins, 413 points.) An accounts assistant from Hull. C2: Challenger Alex Harrison. A freelance tutor from London. He has visited 40 countries, and did the Mongol Rally last year. DC: Susie Dent and Richard Arnold. RR: Rachel Ril...