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by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 139268

Re: Feature requests

If I spot a well-known conundrum scramble that I know, I'll go for the "solution." So if I saw EPITUSSLE^ first, I'd know SLEEPSUIT^
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

I'll give it anyway. A car in qualifying trim can achieve a lap time of 1:20.450 at a particular circuit. At the start the qualifying lap it has 5kg of fuel. For every 10kg of fuel it carries, the lap time is increased by 0.35 seconds and for every lap the tyres cover, their performance degrades so...
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: How-To Guides
Replies: 172
Views: 19684

Re: How-To Guides

Jon Corby wrote:This thread is actually hilarious, reading it back now.
and utterly useless.
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Server upgrade
Replies: 88
Views: 2614

Re: Server upgrade

View new posts?
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:23 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

Jon Corby wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Kai Laddiman wrote:
What are you doing eating rocket scientists?
That's the first joke on this forum that has made me verbally laugh.
Verbally? You said "ha ha ha"?
I sniggered.
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

Kai Laddiman wrote:
Ian Volante wrote:This offends the rocket scientist in me.
What are you doing eating rocket scientists?
That's the first joke on this forum that has made me verbally laugh.
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

I'll give it anyway. A car in qualifying trim can achieve a lap time of 1:20.450 at a particular circuit. At the start the qualifying lap it has 5kg of fuel. For every 10kg of fuel it carries, the lap time is increased by 0.35 seconds and for every lap the tyres cover, their performance degrades so...
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

Matt Morrison wrote:That's a statement, not a question.
Forgot to add the question. :oops:
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

I'll give it anyway. A car in qualifying trim can achieve a lap time of 1:20.450 at a particular circuit. At the start the qualifying lap it has 5kg of fuel. For every 10kg of fuel it carries, the lap time is increased by 0.35 seconds and for every lap the tyres cover, their performance degrades so ...
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1956
Views: 139268

Re: Feature requests

Team Games? Basically, where the challenges are, instead of saying New Game v .... , it could say [a] , [c], [d] v [x], [y], [z] Waiting for [a] and [z]. Each team gets it's own chat room to confer, as well as the main chat to demoralise the opposition. When you click e.g. [15 rounder], then a littl...
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

Ben Wilson wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:Who wants an F1 maths question?
I think I can safely guess the answer to THAT one.
So what's the answer?
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Server upgrade
Replies: 88
Views: 2614

Re: Server upgrade

What James and Howard said, basically, is we can't edit anything.
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

Grade 2: NO CALCULATORS! ((6 x 6)) + 497 -( (log(log|3 x 6|(6 x 6))) / 6 ) / 5 HA HA HA HA HA !!!!!! :twisted: :twisted: To make things easier, to the nearest one decimal place. Corby, I did this in my head AND on a calculator and both equated to the same thing. Matt, this isn't homework. Who wants ...
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 29, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday September 29th 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Re: Spoilers For Wednesday September 29th 2010

Finally got back at 4:25!!
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Sep 28, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: ***SPOILER*** Series 63 Leaderboard *** SPOILER**
Replies: 10
Views: 680

Re: ***SPOILER*** Series 63 Leaderboard *** SPOILER**

Howard Somerset wrote:
Rich Priest wrote:Peter Godwin? :)
Thanks Richard. I had him on my list, and then overlooked him when ordering them. Now edited.
erm... Your leaderboard shows that Peter scored more points than Rich but he is lower. What?
Howard Somerset wrote:5 Richard 7/535
6 Peter G 7/705
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Sep 28, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Re: Maths Question

Oh, this isn't homework, something I saw in a book.
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: ***SPOILER*** Series 63 Leaderboard *** SPOILER**
Replies: 10
Views: 680

Re: ***SPOILER*** Series 63 Leaderboard *** SPOILER**

Charlie Reams wrote:
Rich Priest wrote:Peter Godwin? :)
Man, you broke Hitler's Law in only the second post.
Que?
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Maths Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1218

Maths Questions

3 friends are eating at a restaurant. The bill is £30 and they pay immediately, paying £10 each. The waiter then realises he made a mistake and should have charged £25. He takes £5 from the till to give it back, but on his way he decides to keep £2 as a tip and give each customer £1, since you can't...
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 137536

Re: Bug reports

This popped up:

ClientGame1590 [CXPLAY]: net.BlockingLayerInterruptedException: net.BlockingNetworkLayer$FinalObjectExtractedException: Stream ended (final object extracted)
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Server upgrade
Replies: 88
Views: 2614

Re: Server upgrade

date?

Oh. and don't say it......
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010
Replies: 129
Views: 12208

Re: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010

Matt Morrison wrote:I've touched Floella Benjamin.
Good for you.

Still haven't touched my Mum though.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010
Replies: 129
Views: 12208

Re: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010

Michael Wallace wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:Who's the co-host? My Mum (ahhhhh :o :o :o :o :o :o ) wants to be it (but she cant do ANY numbers games)

260
2 4 6 4 9 1

FB:-
RB: 260 ((6 x 4) + 2) x (9 + 1)
Is your mum called Floella? :o
Oh, no!

No relation whatsoever!
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010
Replies: 129
Views: 12208

Re: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010

Who's the co-host? My Mum (ahhhhh :o :o :o :o :o :o ) wants to be it (but she cant do ANY numbers games)

260
2 4 6 4 9 1

FB:-
RB: 260 ((6 x 4) + 2) x (9 + 1)



Simples.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Server upgrade
Replies: 88
Views: 2614

Re: Server upgrade

When will the wiki be back, Charlie? Whenever I get around to it. Now please! If it does come back, then will there have to be a Dumping as I gather there was last time? No, that was for creating the wiki. All the information is safely stored in the database, it's just the website that's broken. Oh...
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Word Scrambler
Replies: 16
Views: 792

Re: Word Scrambler

Charlie Reams wrote:Haha, Robert and Rhys (whichever one you actually are), everyone knows you're the same person. Pick one account and stick to it please.
uh oh...rumbled
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Word Scrambler
Replies: 16
Views: 792

Re: Word Scrambler

Not sure what all this is about. Robert, why the hell did you answer a question aimed at me? :x Robert doesn't have an email and we meet up regularly so I let him use mine. But we do not live at the same address. Oh, and my school does computing, but only in the sixth form. Why doesn't Robert have ...
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 27th 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 670

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 27th 2010

Matt Morrison wrote:
Rhys Benjamin wrote:Once every 2 months!
Enough about your love life, though.
Good one Matt! :lol: :lol:
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Rate the above user's avatar
Replies: 97
Views: 6649

Re: Rate the above user's avatar

James Robinson wrote:I've always been perplexed by the coolness of your avatar, James.

10/10 ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
Huddersfield Town, right?

5/10.

Just for the fact I'm crap at football.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Server upgrade
Replies: 88
Views: 2614

Re: Server upgrade

When will the wiki be back, Charlie?

If it does come back, then will there have to be a Dumping as I gather there was last time?

If it is, I'll help out.
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday September 27th 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 670

Re: Spoilers For Monday September 27th 2010

SMARTER as an equaller in Round 2.

Once every 2 months!
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: HOWTO: Write a recap
Replies: 34
Views: 19098

Re: HOWTO: Write a recap

Oh.

I was eyeing one up.

Until I saw the rota.

Which gave me a Baxter-like idea!

Mon: Ryan
Tue: Oliver
Wed: James
Thu: Ben
Fri: Mike

Obviously this is Baxter's "department" (the Department of messing things up).

Baxter, I've deliberately left you out :twisted: .
by Rhys Benjamin
Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Word Scrambler
Replies: 16
Views: 792

Re: Word Scrambler

Not sure what all this is about.

Robert, why the hell did you answer a question aimed at me? :x

Robert doesn't have an email and we meet up regularly so I let him use mine.

But we do not live at the same address.

Oh, and my school does computing, but only in the sixth form.
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Sep 26, 2010 5:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Word Scrambler
Replies: 16
Views: 792

Re: Word Scrambler

Chris Davies wrote:I've made one.
How do you make programmes? :arrow:
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:16 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Server upgrade
Replies: 88
Views: 2614

Re: Server upgrade

Ben Wilson wrote:
Charlie Reams wrote:PS is it just me or does "keep me logged in" no longer work on here?
Not just you. Been screwed for me ever since the 'upgrade'.
Never worked for me. Ever.
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:15 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Server upgrade
Replies: 88
Views: 2614

Re: Server upgrade

Didn't I point this out yesterday? And why don't you turn this into a Global announcement? IT's that important!

keep up Charlie...
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Sep 25, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Forum and wiki gone.
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Forum and wiki gone.

Why is the wiki and forum not working properly? :shock:
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: oops....
Replies: 5
Views: 416

oops....

I'm now on apterous in a last-ditch attempt to train for COLEIII :|
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Tuesday September 21st 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2084

Re: Spoilers For Tuesday September 21st 2010

According to my calc, if Eoin becomes an octochamp, he'll have 878.4 points.
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Le thème C4C français
Replies: 13
Views: 1080

Re: Le thème C4C français

Jeff Clayton wrote:J'ai le malheur de vous rappeler d'ailleurs qu'aucun français participe sur ce site - un fait qui rendrerait cette piste redondante sinon.
I have the ????? of you ????? ????? ????? french contestant on the site - a do rendering ????? ??????? . I'm not good at French.
by Rhys Benjamin
Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLEI RECAPS
Replies: 15
Views: 1620

Re: COLEI RECAPS

Dimitri, your moment has come!
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Sep 19, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 17 September 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 50)
Replies: 11
Views: 701

Re: Friday 17 September 2010 (Series 63, Prelim 50)

Mike Brown wrote: Interestingly, as the credits roll, CECIL seems to have reset himself to zero – all those 75’s must have gone to his head!
Really :?:
by Rhys Benjamin
Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Formula One
Replies: 46
Views: 2388

Re: Formula One

Probably just as quick to watch this: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motorsport/formula_one/8992164.stm I was annoyed that Hamilton took himself out of the running but it did amuse me that he was in denial as he powered down the next straight knowing full well that he had no chance of getting roun...
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Le thème C4C français
Replies: 13
Views: 1080

Re: Le thème C4C français

:x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x

I'm now next door. :arrow:

or:

:x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x

Je suis maintenant à côté. :arrow:
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010
Replies: 129
Views: 12208

Re: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010

SENT! :D

Yahoo!

oops......wrong choice of words....
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 71542

Re: The C4C Football Thread

WE ARE TOP OF THE LEAGUE!!!! I know it's only 7 games old, but WE ARE TOP OF THE LEAGUE!!!! Good luck in League 2 next season, Corby. :lol: As the song goes, Top of the league, You're having a laugh! Top of the league, You're having a laugh! Top of the league, You're having a laugh! Top of the leag...
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: A Topic To Post On If You're Bored
Replies: 10
Views: 731

Re: A Topic To Post On If You're Bored

OK, Robert, this is just a bit.. A-lol! :lol:
by Rhys Benjamin
Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:23 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 137536

Re: Bug reports

Matt Morrison wrote:
Robert Baxter wrote:
Matt Morrison wrote:Are we deliberately ignoring the fact that Robert Baxter typed "Raymond Benjamin" in?
that's my apterous name though.
Ah sorry, I thought Raymond Benjamin was the other kid on here, but that's Rhys.
Why did you mention me, Matt?
by Rhys Benjamin
Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointles Series 3
Replies: 191
Views: 7970

Re: Pointless Series 3

So as many of you presumably know, Chris Wills was on today's episode of pointless, spoilers actually hidden for once since people might want to watch it: Thought the classical music round was pretty lulz, but can understand why people were so bad at it, but thought Chris got a bit unlucky with the...
by Rhys Benjamin
Fri Sep 17, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Poop Visits UK
Replies: 24
Views: 1248

Re: Poop Visits UK

Quote from a friend: 'Apprently after meeting Susan Boyle and Michelle McManus in Glasgow the Pope wasn't surprised priests were shagging young boys.' Who's the Pope? :? 1. often Pope Roman Catholic Church The bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church on earth. 2. Eastern Orthodox Church...
by Rhys Benjamin
Fri Sep 17, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown - Tips and Tricks
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Countdown - Tips and Tricks

As a relative number of Newbies, Rookies and Acolytes (including me) are going to COLEIII, are there any Countdown tips and tricks, besides apterous.org, of which I don't have to pay to visit?
by Rhys Benjamin
Fri Sep 17, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: BBC Mental Agility Tests
Replies: 17
Views: 1139

Re: BBC Mental Agility Tests

I'm less than 18.

68 / 33 / 18 / 19

Oh well.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Favourite sport to watch
Replies: 25
Views: 888

Re: Favourite sport to watch

Martin Brundle (to Jenson Button): Well, can you do this?
Jenson Button: Yes.
MB: How?
JB: By crossing the line first at the end of the race.



































:lol:
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Bug reports
Replies: 2157
Views: 137536

Re: Bug reports

German dictionary page on Google Chrome:

"This page is in German. Would you like to translate it?"
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010
Replies: 129
Views: 12208

Re: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Jeff Clayton wrote:Ten fine Bank of England smackeroonies entitles you to the privilege, young sir!
OK. My Dad's cheque is on it's way, Jeff.
My Dad has confirmed he'll send on Sat/Sun.

16 of the month is always unlucky (like today :roll: )
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei summer special - Saturday 31 July 2010
Replies: 131
Views: 9825

Re: CoLei summer special - Saturday 31 July 2010

Jeff Clayton wrote:*Bump*

and

The photos from the day (kindly taken by herself) are now on F4c3book.

Cheers
Jeff
link please.
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1893
Views: 144065

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Hi, I'm Rhys and I like 4 from the top. :)
by Rhys Benjamin
Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010
Replies: 129
Views: 12208

Re: CoLei3 - Saturday 16 October 2010

Jeff Clayton wrote:Ten fine Bank of England smackeroonies entitles you to the privilege, young sir!
OK. My Dad's cheque is on it's way, Jeff.
by Rhys Benjamin
Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:49 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Pointles Series 3
Replies: 191
Views: 7970

Re: Pointless Series 3

James Robinson wrote:
James Doohan wrote:When and what channel is Pointless on?
BBC2 - Mon to Fri - 4:30pm
I can only watch Countdown on 4 +1, so this is annoying.