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by Marc Meakin
Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: September Daily Duels
Replies: 13
Views: 655

Re: September Daily Duels

Jon Corby wrote:
David O'Donnell wrote:Kieran Child is the reason no-one likes Kieran Child.
David O'Donnell wrote:The duel is a marathon not a sprint and is generally won by anyone who is sad enough to play every day.
Who's got sand in their fanny today?
Could it have anything to do with last nights football?
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1193

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:HOKIEST in round 3?
Oops not in da book
:? HOKIEST is fine.
So it is
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1193

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009

ELITISM in the MILLETS round
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1193

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009

HOKIEST in round 3?
Oops not in da book
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1193

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009

Jon Corby wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:I suppose they could have an appropriate teatime teaser like EMERGENCY or AMBULANCE
Teatime teasers are eight letters :?
Oh yeah, must pay more attention
athough as it is 09/09/09 they might make an exception
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tastes in comedy
Replies: 72
Views: 2345

Re: Tastes in comedy

Jeffrey Burgin wrote:Wot? No Stewart Francis? Disgrace. The man is absolutely hilarious. :D
I assume you mean the Canadian who has appeared on Mock the Week rather than the camp one of 'I could crush a grape' fame
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Names
Replies: 35
Views: 965

Re: Names

The top names of last year have just been announced . The boys' list was Jack, Oliver, Thomas, Harry, Joshua, Alfie, Charlie, Daniel, James and William and The girl's list was Olivia, Ruby, Emily, Grace, Jessica, Chloe, Sophie, Lily, Amelia and Evie So, not that many names that are shared by people...
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1193

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009

I suppose they could have an appropriate teatime teaser like EMERGENCY or AMBULANCE
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Classic TV themes
Replies: 35
Views: 1021

Re: Classic TV themes

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:Quick quiz
I vaguely remember that 2 British tv programs once had the same theme tune
Can anybody remember which ones
Give Us A Clue and Grange Hill.
I presume Grange Hill had it first cause Give us a clue changed it by season 2
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1193

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 9th September 2009

I wonder if this date will be mentioned today or do they not know the airdate in advance?
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Classic TV themes
Replies: 35
Views: 1021

Re: Classic TV themes

Quick quiz
I vaguely remember that 2 British tv programs once had the same theme tune
Can anybody remember which ones
by Marc Meakin
Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tell us something surprising about yourself
Replies: 64
Views: 2310

Re: Tell us something surprising about yourself

Phil Reynolds wrote:I was once interviewed at home by a Daily Mail journalist about my connection to David Icke.
Which is?
by Marc Meakin
Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th September 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 1292

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th September 2009

INWALES for a beater in round 3. I thought I could get a max game today but missed PIPETTES, argh. Well played again today Chris. You seemed to slump back in your chair once you made the octochamp status as in relief but you weren't really under much threat this game. A tremendous performance and I...
by Marc Meakin
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th September 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 1292

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th September 2009

poor letter selections so far.

What has been the lowest ever Max game?
by Marc Meakin
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 8th September 2009
Replies: 36
Views: 1292

Spoilers for Tuesday 8th September 2009

Can Chris become Octochamp today, or will he be beaten by an inswinger
by Marc Meakin
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Retraction
Replies: 60
Views: 2298

Re: Retraction

Welcome, Matt
by Marc Meakin
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday December 29th 2058
Replies: 9
Views: 919

Re: Spoilers for Friday December 29th 2058

Oliver Garner wrote:
Matthew Green wrote:Harvey Price takes up the hotseat on Jan 6th.
Thought it was Richard Brittain, the astronaut dude who circumnavigated Jupiter in 5 days on a horse.
No thats next week followed by former prime minister and Countdown presenter Lord Laddiman a week later. Hail Allah
by Marc Meakin
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Pass the time?
Replies: 153
Views: 7238

Re: Pass the time?

Jon Corby wrote:
Kai Laddiman wrote:MYSKISLEEEAN
MELANIE SYKES

Mine:
MERCEDES BUGGY CAR
'Crude gems by grace?
by Marc Meakin
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:34 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Retraction
Replies: 60
Views: 2298

Re: Retraction

Well done, Kieran
by Marc Meakin
Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Dr Pointless/Sir Pointless
Replies: 20
Views: 780

Re: Dr Pointless

Sorry my attempt at obscure witticism failed again

You are of course referring to that great Hammer house stalwart and 3rd member of the British horror film trinity Peter Cushing
by Marc Meakin
Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Dr Pointless/Sir Pointless
Replies: 20
Views: 780

Re: Dr Pointless

Are you referring to Whoopi's husband by any chance?
by Marc Meakin
Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Guess my new Apterous DC character!
Replies: 56
Views: 2673

Re: Guess my new Apterous DC character!

Harriet Bo
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Dilemmas
Replies: 29
Views: 1138

Re: Dilemmas

When I was at school, I was taught to spell the word "dilemma" as "dilemna". Only years later did I find out how it was actually spelt with the double-m. Anyway, my current dilemma is - If I want to start a topic on the chocolate bar Topic , how can I put it in the Off-topic forum? What has a hazle...
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Carol Vorderman on Would I Lie To You?
Replies: 43
Views: 1957

Re: Carol Vorderman on Would I Lie To You?

Carol has the personality for these tv entertainment shows and I don't think Rachel would manage it like Carol does. Only because Carol's far more experienced. Had you seen Carol on her first few weeks of filming Countdown back in 1982 you'd have said Carol had very little personality. Also though,...
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 21, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Who would you like as a new DC guest on Apterous
Replies: 29
Views: 1256

Who would you like as a new DC guest on Apterous

I think it would be cool to have some new DC guests

My top 5 would be

1. Marcus from BB10

2. The ghost of Michael Jackson

3. Alexandr the Meerkat

4. Jason Larson

5. Chris Maudsley
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 21, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Countdown Big Brother
Replies: 61
Views: 1467

Re: Countdown Big Brother

'Day 25, 3.55 pm, Matthew has just cum in the diary room'
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 3-Word Story
Replies: 353
Views: 4755

Re: 3-Word Story

two fingers up
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C DebSoc #1: Noel 'Murder' Edmonds
Replies: 14
Views: 393

Re: C4C DebSoc #1: Noel 'Murder' Edmonds

Maybe he could murder a midget contortionist and place it in the 'Death Box'
by Marc Meakin
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 3-Word Story
Replies: 353
Views: 4755

Re: 3-Word Story

ability to fuck
by Marc Meakin
Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Which song topped the charts when you were born ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1157

Re: Which song topped the charts when you were born ?

From me to you by The Beatles
by Marc Meakin
Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:05 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Etiquette
Replies: 155
Views: 7798

Re: Apterous Etiquette

Stuart Arnot wrote:Image
Wanted
For crimes against Apterous
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Etiquette
Replies: 155
Views: 7798

Re: Apterous Etiquette

Darren Carter wrote:
Jon O'Neill wrote:That's what happens when you feed the trolls.
Exactly - they should have ignored him and he would have eventually given up.

Was funny to read though..... :lol:
Well I only hope Innis saw the funny side too
The most amazing thing was it seemed so unprovoked
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Etiquette
Replies: 155
Views: 7798

Re: Apterous Etiquette

Jon O'Neill wrote:
Marc Meakin wrote:Check the chat archives from 3am this morning, if you want to see a masterclass in how not to behave on the the chatlogs

This is x-rated and not for the faint hearted or easily offended

Oh and when is HE going to be banned?
Who?
Andrew Welch
Looks like I'm due a death threat now
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:04 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Etiquette
Replies: 155
Views: 7798

Re: Apterous Etiquette

Check the chat archives from 3am this morning, if you want to see a masterclass in how not to behave on the the chatlogs

This is x-rated and not for the faint hearted or easily offended

Oh and when is HE going to be banned?
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Jim'll Fix It
Replies: 26
Views: 722

Re: Jim'll Fix It

Looking at the amount of Obese children in the country how about Gym'll fix it
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Children's Programmes
Replies: 20
Views: 1036

Re: Children's Programmes

We want Muffin, Muffin the mule
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 28
Views: 941

Re: Mammals

Jon Corby wrote:
Jon Corby and DezHaz wrote:I have a dog. What breed is your dog?
Getter
I finally got one of your puzzles
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Dream Game
Replies: 51
Views: 1811

Re: Dream Game

Barrack Hamfist v Kirk Bevins
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 28
Views: 941

Re: Mammals

Derek Hazell wrote:You missed out human.
Only human?
by Marc Meakin
Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What to do at 3.25pm for the next 4 weeks
Replies: 25
Views: 1149

What to do at 3.25pm for the next 4 weeks

Maybe Apterous could organise a version of COC to fill the gap and we can all spectate
by Marc Meakin
Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Cola
Replies: 43
Views: 1314

Re: Cola

Anyone remember Quatro

I was also partial to cherry Corona, I remember the polar bear in the adverts
by Marc Meakin
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for thursday 23rd July
Replies: 35
Views: 865

Re: Spoilers for thursday 23rd July

Isn't it annoying at times when you see a word appearing on the letters selection and then the last letter isn't the one you want? That happens to me so many times. I only say that because in the HEPTANES round, if the last letter was an L, you could have got ELEPHANTS for 9 :!: :D Good idea for a ...
by Marc Meakin
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:04 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The C4C Football Thread
Replies: 990
Views: 71632

Re: The C4C Football Thread

Sporting Lesbians and Imaginary Madrid
by Marc Meakin
Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for thursday 23rd July
Replies: 35
Views: 865

Spoilers for thursday 23rd July

Will it be another crucial day today
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: "...and a better one..."
Replies: 89
Views: 4492

Re: "...and a better one..."

How about a Ted Rogers
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd July 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 1222

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd July 2009

Another great game. WOOMERA was great, and again we see this guy as being a real flair player (kinda like Hamish, but not quite as good). Bit surprised by the misses of GIAOURS and (even more so) TANGELO, though. I am not keen on players doing this I hope Rachel choosing 4 large will put people off...
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Tomspoilery for Tuesday 21st
Replies: 41
Views: 1409

Re: Tomspoilery for Tuesday 21st

Derek Hazell wrote:
Kai Laddiman wrote:
Derek Hazell wrote:"Lassiwoman"
That's the worst one ever :|
Sorry Kai?
Or this ? http://www.c4countdown.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2507
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The fantastic Jeff Stelling
Replies: 91
Views: 4426

Re: The fantastic Jeff Stelling

Percy Round wrote:Just had a thought: I wonder if Kai will own up to his plagiarism. Will you Kai?
I don' think he was plagirising you. If you look at his post on Tue Jul 21, 2009 11:11 pm, he was only making a summary of what had been said.Others having taken it out of context
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd July 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 1222

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd July 2009

That's the first time I've ever seen "your choice" become something other than 1 large. I'm fucking proud of Rachel for that. Yeah, I really don't know why anyone would ask for that. But respect for not just choosing 1 large. I am not keen on players doing this I hope Rachel choosing 4 large will p...
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: "...and a better one..."
Replies: 89
Views: 4492

Re: "...and a better one..."

Derek Hazell wrote:Is today the first time it has been done by both contestants in the same show?


Also, we haven't had the "Y" joke yet since Jeff's been in charge.
I think it also the first time 4 large has been chosen by Rachel/Carol when given the choice
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd July 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 1222

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 22nd July 2009

Mr Crucial does it again
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Summer Open FINAL WEEK
Replies: 60
Views: 2564

Re: Apterous Summer Open FINAL WEEK

Dinos Sfyris wrote:
lol wat?

No way you had 2 games that were exactly the same, but you also missed INDWELLS both times!
Still Innis did win

Alls well that INDWELLS
by Marc Meakin
Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The fantastic Jeff Stelling
Replies: 91
Views: 4426

Re: The fantastic Jeff Stelling

Quite remarkable
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jul 21, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Moonshine
Replies: 21
Views: 1033

Re: Moonshine

Phil Reynolds wrote:
Richard Brittain wrote:[nothing]
So much for a picture being worth a thousand words. Anyone care to hazard a guess as to what that was all about?
I couldn't fathom it but for some reason I kept thinking of Jews in space as a good movie title
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Moonshine
Replies: 21
Views: 1033

Re: Moonshine

After the picture interlude, I just wanted to recommend the new film out called Moon

I thoroughly enjoyed it, easily the most original Sci-Fi movie made this year
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 20th July 2009 (Series 61, Prelim 21)
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Re: Monday 20th July 2009 (Series 61, Prelim 21)

Nice recap Kai
Shouldn't you be in bed?
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Moonshine
Replies: 21
Views: 1033

Re: Moonshine

David O'Donnell wrote:You have all been deceived: the moon landings were faked and Richard Brittain can prove it.
I wonder if a powerful telescope could prove the moon landings were real cos the footage is shit and NASA have conveniently lost the original footage
by Marc Meakin
Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Alternative Pastime
Replies: 68
Views: 4690

Re: Alternative Pastime

Must ignore next thread

DONE
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 20, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Apterous Summer Open FINAL WEEK
Replies: 60
Views: 2564

Re: Apterous Summer Open FINAL WEEK

peter lee wrote:Peter Lee beat Marc Meakin 2-0
Here are the games in question
http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=95675
http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=95687

Well played Peter
by Marc Meakin
Mon Jul 20, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The fantastic Jeff Stelling
Replies: 91
Views: 4426

Re: The fantastic Jeff Stelling

Unbelievable Jeff

Maybe he needs to take a leaf out of Jim Bowens book 'Smashing,great, super'