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by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Winter Tournament sign-up
Replies: 64
Views: 4336

Re: Apterous Winter Tournament sign-up

Ryan Taylor wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Ryan Taylor wrote: lol
erm...why?
I dunno. But you just posted the 100,000th post with those words.
I posted the 99,998th post.

YOU Posted the 100,000th post with
Ryan Taylor wrote:100,000th Post is shit."
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: When will the 100,000th post be made?
Replies: 64
Views: 3627

Re: When will the 100,000th post be made?

Ryan Taylor wrote:100,000th post is shit.
Monday 15 November 2010, 1713 GMT


Congratulations Ryan Taylor

Oh this is post 100001 :lol:
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Winter Tournament sign-up
Replies: 64
Views: 4336

Re: Apterous Winter Tournament sign-up

Ryan Taylor wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:Timing should work if I'm not doing Spoilers admin.
lol
erm...why?
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on the decline?
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Re: Countdown on the decline?

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Ian Volante wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:
It was his finger nail.
His fingernail has a head?
Did I say head? I meant bed.
I hit it on a football this afternoon.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: When will the 100,000th post be made?
Replies: 64
Views: 3627

Re: When will the 100,000th post be made?

6 posts to go!
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Winter Tournament sign-up
Replies: 64
Views: 4336

Re: Apterous Winter Tournament sign-up

First One

Timing should work if I'm not doing Spoilers admin.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday November 15th 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 854

Re: Spoilers For Monday November 15th 2010

Oh please.

Not Daves Pikey.
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Nov 14, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 141246

Re: Bug reports

Game's just crashed.
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown on the decline?
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Countdown on the decline?

It took the first 18 9-round series 7 years to go from 1 to 18.
It took the first 18 15-round series 9 years to go from 46 to 63.
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Nov 13, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

If I'm stuck, I'll try using the bots, except Rex of course.

They won't be competing for the prizes - so when you play them, play flat scoring.
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

Remember this?
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 142423

Re: Feature requests

by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 8th November 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 86)
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: Monday 8th November 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 86)

Ryan Taylor wrote:I should add that in the 3rd numbers game Ryan declared 1000 but the recap wouldn't take it so the wiki page will be wrong an will need altering.
It did work (I did wiki entry)
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Return of the Awesome Dudes
Replies: 487
Views: 101702

Re: Return of the Awesome Dudes

Please do Prelim 5 please.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010
Replies: 129
Views: 12461

Re: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010

Hadn't practised enough or came under pressure - I'm now getting a few wins in on Apterous...
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Should I go on the show?
Replies: 5
Views: 947

Should I go on the show?

Many people have suggested that I should go on the show.

Challenge me and if I can be arsed to play you in a normal 15 please respond.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 141246

Re: Bug reports

Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'Could not establish database connection...' in /media/logdisk/www/connect.inc.php:36 Stack trace: #0 /media/logdisk/www/gen_setepoch.php(2): require() #1 {main} thrown in /media/logdisk/www/connect.inc.php on line 36 Warning: Cannot modify h...
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Hyper Numbers Tourney + Duel
Replies: 115
Views: 7605

Re: Hyper Numbers Tourney + Duel

Oh.

Feeling I might just get 16th here!

Oh yeah baby
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Return of the Awesome Dudes
Replies: 487
Views: 101702

Re: Return of the Awesome Dudes

I'll do Robert Muir 55 -32 Arthur Barrow (Series 39) to start with, might well do more if I like it. :D I think you'll find that Rhys has already booked that one, Joseph. The earliest Series 39 that is unbooked is Clive Freedman 42-48 Jackie Anderson. So, probably best that you start there. :idea: ...
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:10 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 142423

Re: Feature requests

Raw Scoring
by Rhys Benjamin
Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Longest Word using different letters
Replies: 15
Views: 1327

Re: Longest Word using different letters

14:

ambidextrously
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Nov 04, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Words You Would Have Thought...
Replies: 432
Views: 32791

Re: Words You Would Have Thought...

Plaices...

you know those fish...
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 504
Views: 112328

Re: Is Apterous down?

Out come the mobile phones....
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Thursday November 4th 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1199

Re: Spoilers For Thursday November 4th 2010

When walking home, I walk past a betting shop. It was showing Countdown :-D
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 141246

Re: Bug reports

Apterous is bloody slow today. Every time I clicked "Play Next round", the duel wouldn't respond, which meant I got booted. When I clicked "Accept challenge", it had played the round without the window coming up.
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday November 2nd 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 975

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday November 2nd 2010

Oh dear.
James Robinson wrote:another 5-6 weeks for the outcome.
It's 7 weeks (we break up in 6 weeks on the 10th) :-(
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

Ryan Taylor wrote:Fair point well made Jimbo. x3
In simpleton words?
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

- Feisty's Winter Closed is happening around this time Deliberately avoided. - Kai just ran a Goatblitz tournament with half as many entrants and found it difficult to keep things flowing (nothing on him, just the people who were in it). Oh. - The Spoilage game itself is pretty quirky so maybe chan...
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

- Feisty's Winter Closed is happening around this time Deliberately avoided. - Kai just ran a Goatblitz tournament with half as many entrants and found it difficult to keep things flowing (nothing on him, just the people who were in it). Oh. - The Spoilage game itself is pretty quirky so maybe chan...
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

- Feisty's Winter Closed is happening around this time Deliberately avoided. - Kai just ran a Goatblitz tournament with half as many entrants and found it difficult to keep things flowing (nothing on him, just the people who were in it). Oh. - The Spoilage game itself is pretty quirky so maybe chan...
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

4, excluding myself.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

I've decided to use Spoilage ratings, then (since most people are on 1533, 1433 or 1333, then I'll have a look at their spoilage games (how do I do that?)
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Oct 30, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown Manifesto
Replies: 37
Views: 1668

Re: Countdown Manifesto

CHANGE IS GOOD!

Remember the good old days of Countdown? Where lexicographers rotated and it was 9 rounds? Well you can forget the FEAR of sleeping during 15-round Countdown! The answer IS here!







P.S. I hope Damian Reads this topic ;)
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Oct 30, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Wednesday 1 July 1998 (Series 39, Prelim 3)
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Wednesday 1 July 1998 (Series 39, Prelim 3)

UNWIKIFIED (Again!) Countdown recap for Wednesday 1 July 1998. C1: Champion Robert Muir (1 win, 55 points.) C2: Challenger Richard Frost. DC: Mark Nyman and Toyah Willcox. CV: Carol Vorderman. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: W N O C Z U E R L R02: A S P M O U B T N R03: G R J P E I V A T R04: 75...
by Rhys Benjamin
Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 141246

Re: Bug reports

James Hall wrote:The mouse-over text for the Gold Bug is written in geek-code:

Image
These symbols seem to say...

Check out your home insurance!
:ugeek:
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

I'd enter, but it's not that exciting trying to work out whether a set of letters gives floccinauchinihilipilification as an answer. I do appreciate more tournaments though, might be worth having a rethink on format - weird ones just aren't as popular, so bear that in mind, as 32 is quite a crowd f...
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Body parts
Replies: 24
Views: 1181

Re: Body parts

Biology.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Body parts
Replies: 24
Views: 1181

Re: Body parts

Hate.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Body parts
Replies: 24
Views: 1181

Re: Body parts

I.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 142423

Re: Feature requests

Ryan Taylor wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:A way of filtering the "online players", e.g. Bots, humans, seekers, normal, busy, all.
You mean by colour or something similar? Yeah, that would work, surprised no one has thought of it before.
no, sort of one box for each cat.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

Just to say I'll be a stand-by.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 142423

Re: Feature requests

A way of filtering the "online players", e.g. Bots, humans, seekers, normal, busy, all.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Re: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

I'm serious about this.
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament
Replies: 34
Views: 1770

Spoilers 2010/2011- A New Tournament

This is a new tournament, to be played on Apterous, similar to Kai's Goatblitz. I must take 16. This will be a group and knockout tournament. The first 2 rounds shall be done between Dec 19 - Jan 1 and the remaining rounds will be done between Jan 23 - Feb 20 You get one week to play a game, like Go...
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Winter Closed Planning
Replies: 8
Views: 729

Re: Apterous Winter Closed Planning

Could you please announce the date because SPOILERS: I've got another tournament in the works, and I've come up to thinking about dates. The top option - Well before Xmas, would suit SPOILERS: my tournament because I want to do mine during Christmas, so I would like you to announce the date so I can...
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Return of the Awesome Dudes
Replies: 487
Views: 101702

Re: Return of the Awesome Dudes

Series 51 up.

Mike, could you please go the other way, back towards Series 24, 23, 22 etc.
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Recap Nicknames
Replies: 6
Views: 329

Re: Recap Nicknames

Michael Wallace wrote:Ryan's Taylor-made recaps.

Job done.
***LIKE***
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Recap Nicknames
Replies: 6
Views: 329

Re: Recap Nicknames

Ryan Taylor wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:Ryan's Recaps Ltd. (Ryan Taylor)
I don't like it.
Got anything better?
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Recap Nicknames
Replies: 6
Views: 329

Recap Nicknames

Some people have made their nicknames for recaps, so I thought I'd make a thread to add my own and keep up to date with the current ones.

Existing ones:

The Robbo Recap (James Robinson)

?

My own ones:

Benny Hill (Ben Hunter)
Ryan's Recaps Ltd. (Ryan Taylor)

Add your own.
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30 June 1998 (Series 39, Prelim 2)
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Tuesday 30 June 1998 (Series 39, Prelim 2)

NOTE: THE WIKI WON'T COME UP FOR ME SO THIS HAS NOT BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WIKI. Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 June 1998. C1: Champion Gillian Galek (2 wins, 86 points.) C2: Challenger Robert Muir. DC: Mark Nyman and Toyah Willcox. CV: Carol Vorderman. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: D N D E U O...
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 504
Views: 112328

Re: Is Apterous down?

It's back!

And I swear it was gone 5 minutes ago!
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Star Wars
Replies: 39
Views: 1670

Re: Star Wars

Michael Wallace wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:I liked Ep 3 the best
I'm going to give you the benefit of the doubt and assume you mean the original episode 3.
i meant revenge of the sith
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Star Wars
Replies: 39
Views: 1670

Star Wars

Hoping there are some Star Wars fans out there!

I liked Ep 3 (revenge of the sith) the best, generally it was good all round; what's yours?
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 504
Views: 112328

Re: Is Apterous down?

hmmm.

the link Michael put says it's up, but it's down.
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Winter Closed Planning
Replies: 8
Views: 729

Re: Apterous Winter Closed Planning

would like to do during Xmas.
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Is Apterous down?
Replies: 504
Views: 112328

Re: Is Apterous down?

OH, NO, NOT AGAIN!
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Countdown - Historical recaps
Topic: Return of the Awesome Dudes
Replies: 487
Views: 101702

Re: Return of the Awesome Dudes

Charlie Reams wrote: Series 42:
Thu 6-Jan-00 Helen Wrigglesworth 38 - 40 Malcolm McInnes
i'M SURE that's in CDB.

And I've realised I had Capslock on but can't be arsed to change it.
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Oct 24, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Co-organising
Replies: 30
Views: 1916

Re: Co-organising

On the back of Kai's tournament online I've had my own idea. I've submitted plans etc, but I'm not so sure...
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Oct 24, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday October 22nd 2010
Replies: 75
Views: 3966

Re: Spoilers For Friday October 22nd 2010

I saw a small cutting from the Daily Telegraph about it.