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by Ben Wilson
Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:39 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Done gone done made a quiz
Replies: 20
Views: 5472

Re: Done gone done made a quiz

Gavin Chipper wrote:I've sorted out my .docx deficiency now.
You'll have a pdf and you'll damn well like it.
by Ben Wilson
Thu Dec 10, 2015 11:33 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Done gone done made a quiz
Replies: 20
Views: 5472

Re: Done gone done made a quiz

As promised, here is the 2015 Christmas quiz, already pdf'ed for everyone's Gevining delight!

www.nebagram.co.uk/quiz.pdf

Please keep answers to yourself until after Christmas, but feel free to check answers with me if you're desperate. :)
by Ben Wilson
Thu Dec 10, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: GCHQ Christmas Puzzle
Replies: 11
Views: 2925

Re: GCHQ Christmas Puzzle

I read the title 'GCHQ Christmas Puzzle', saw that Gevin was the most recent poster and expected a puzzle from him himself. I'm now disappointed to see bloody Picross. :-(
by Ben Wilson
Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Kirk Bevins wrote:I regret to inform that this will be the first year I have to miss out on COLIN. I hope you all get absolutely battered on me and Corby and O'Neill get it ooooon.
:(
by Ben Wilson
Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Done gone done made a quiz
Replies: 20
Views: 5472

Re: Done gone done made a quiz

I'm doing another one for for 2015. The 2014 one is still available for anyone wanting to give it a crack. :)
by Ben Wilson
Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 44
Views: 5961

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

A game I want to play with other c4capterites is Worms, specifically Worms Armageddon (still the best in the series). It's currently 85% off in the steam sale so if you pick it up, I'll be happy to play a game at any time. Steam username is (predictably) 'nebagram'.
by Ben Wilson
Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:42 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Two more recent ones. One (that I didn't take that many detailed notes on) saw me returning from the first ever Countdown in Tokyo event (in Ireland, rather than Japan, for some reason) and am at a combined hotel/airport thing. I buy a bag of crisps and an edible Christmas tree decoration (effective...
by Ben Wilson
Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Just two months to go, and already both events are up to 18 players! :D This makes the hangover half-full, so if you're planning on doing the double this year, you'll need to get your entry to me (and payment to the Travelodge as well, apparently) pretty quick. I'll repeat my earlier request for puz...
by Ben Wilson
Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Last night's was particularly unusual even by my standards. I started in my bedroom, only I was remodelling it to try to fit more stuff in. I'm also waiting for deliveries, which eventually arrive and I hand out to three siblings I never knew I had (I may or may not have been myself in this dream). ...
by Ben Wilson
Thu Nov 26, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 310
Views: 39786

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

I've watched a couple of episodes of series 6 of Red Dwarf that I stumbled upon on Dave. The first six series were all very good in my opinion. But it jumped the shark in series 7. And series 8 was just a bad joke. Definitely. Series 1-3 were very, very good (especially Polymorph, which remains my ...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

We're up to 16 now- enough to start to get me more than a little excited! As always, there'll be a puzzle magazine given out free at COLIN, and as always, I'll happily accept any contributions for the magazine from anyone wanting to contribute a quiz or a puzzle. But not a crossword- Lee Fisher's go...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

The previous night, I had another epic dream, the end of which involved two Graemes, one of whom was riding on the bus with me whilst the other was driving his own car, which was a fully wooden version of the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust only much better engineered and with a giant model of Buzz Lighty...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

I've been having a lot of epic crossover dreams lately, of which last night's was only the latest. It started with me joining the cast of Red Dwarf assisting Rimmer in fighting Heisenberg from Breaking Bad, who has switched from making drugs into making a transforming ray and installing it into the ...
by Ben Wilson
Sat Nov 14, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

So then, last night. I start in a high-speed car chase, only instead of a car chase, it turns out to be a car race (with lap times and distance to the car behind flashing up on screen). And instead of a cars, it turns out we're racing hovercraft like from the old videogame Wipeout, even though there...
by Ben Wilson
Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Interesting-looking puzzle blog
Replies: 0
Views: 783

Interesting-looking puzzle blog

http://mathgrant.blogspot.co.uk/

Just stumbled across this and it looks pretty amazing. Certainly got me to up my game for the upcoming COLIN puzzle mag. :)
by Ben Wilson
Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Got a whole bunch of these in the post today. Pretty impressive as I only ordered them on Thursday night. :) These will be one of the freebies given out on the day. They're A3 size but they will roll up. Or fold, if you have a personal grudge against me.
by Ben Wilson
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: How do I know if my word is valid?
Replies: 29
Views: 8739

Re: How do I know if my word is valid?

The dictionary is shit. What's happening at COLIN this year regarding word validation? Probably the apterous dictionary, as with last year. Was there an electronic terminal for electronically checking the validity of words electronically? I don't recall. I had an app on my phone and iPad that did i...
by Ben Wilson
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: How do I know if my word is valid?
Replies: 29
Views: 8739

Re: How do I know if my word is valid?

Jon Corby wrote:The dictionary is shit. What's happening at COLIN this year regarding word validation?
Probably the apterous dictionary, as with last year.
by Ben Wilson
Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Jack Worsley wrote:Last night, I dreamt that I had to miss CO:NOT because I was called up for jury service. I don't think I was even needed either, so it was a complete waste of time. Sorry, Ben!
No refund.
by Ben Wilson
Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: It has officially been a year...
Replies: 20
Views: 2168

Re: It has officially been a year...

The always-awesome Graeme Cole has kindly offered to host the podcasts on his website, so here they are- http://greem.co.uk/aptopodcasts/

Listen away (if you dare)! :)
by Ben Wilson
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:26 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: It has officially been a year...
Replies: 20
Views: 2168

Re: It has officially been a year...

I expect I'd be embarrassed by them now, but would definitely be curious to hear them again anyway. I can probably host them somewhere if you can get them to me. Cool- some of them are fairly large (episode 1 is over 60MB) so temporary ftp access may be the quickest way of doing this, or I can try ...
by Ben Wilson
Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Mark Mills wrote:Mark and Tracey Mills payments sent for both days Ben...
Yep- bringing COLIN XII to double figures with 3 and a bit months to go. :)
by Ben Wilson
Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

I should point out you can't claim victory in the 'got Travelodge the cheapest' unless you actually Paypal me your entry fee as well. And COLIN XII itself won't have any sales. :p Might have a few extra freebies if people get their entries in early enough, though. Actually, you know what, let's set...
by Ben Wilson
Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

I should point out you can't claim victory in the 'got Travelodge the cheapest' unless you actually Paypal me your entry fee as well. And COLIN XII itself won't have any sales. :p

Might have a few extra freebies if people get their entries in early enough, though.
by Ben Wilson
Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: It has officially been a year...
Replies: 20
Views: 2168

Re: It has officially been a year...

Matty Artell wrote:
Ben Wilson wrote:I still have all of them, might be able to upload them somewhere.
Please do!!! ^_^
Depends on whether or not Jono or Charlie would object- it's their work, after all, I wouldn't want to tread on their toes.
by Ben Wilson
Wed Oct 14, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

I've ordered twelve of these which will be given out to the top 6 at COLIN XII, the top 3 at the hangover, the top two overachievers at COLIN and the top overachiever at the hangover. :) What if some of those are the same people? I'll ask Jack if he wants to take two home, if not, I'll do a charity...
by Ben Wilson
Wed Oct 14, 2015 6:32 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Three and a half months to go to COLIN and number have reached eight for the main event and seven for the hangover... And I had a fairly exciting delivery a couple of days ago. :) Normally at COLIN, my prizes either come from car boot sales or one of the eternal sales they seem to be having at The W...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:12 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: It has officially been a year...
Replies: 20
Views: 2168

Re: It has officially been a year...

I still have all of them, might be able to upload them somewhere. I still say new ones are needed. I nominate zarte and Graeme to host them. :p
by Ben Wilson
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: What's your Bevins Number?
Replies: 46
Views: 4445

Re: What's your Bevins Number?

Could it be a thing to extend this to CO-events too, i.e. if you've played someone in an official event, it counts as the same as playing someone in a TV appearance? I don't even know if there's a consistent set of records for all the events (although I know Ben has detailed results at least). Or d...
by Ben Wilson
Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:34 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 44
Views: 5961

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

I've found a lot of the time that the tense and prolonged effort to find a working emulator and actual ROM for some game I loved as a child has (perhaps unsurprisingly) never been quite justified by the actual playing of said game fifteen or so years down the line. Do you emulate games you used to ...
by Ben Wilson
Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 44
Views: 5961

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Mostly Minecraft, I've also been playing Super Mario 64 a lot on my Nvidia Shield console. I play Final Fantasy XIV whenever I get the urge to log on to it, and I'll be getting Rock Band 4 for the Xbox One on Tuesday.
by Ben Wilson
Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Two recent dreams. The first one involved Jon Corby going on Strictly wearing a costume that looked like ill-fitting painters overalls, doing a dance to 'Crazy in Love' (I don't know exactly what dance it was). I don't know exactly what he scored, all I know is that the judges (one of whom may have ...
by Ben Wilson
Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL 2016
Replies: 114
Views: 11260

Re: FOCAL 2016

Obviously, COLIN is proud to take its place as the first ever event of FOCAL. The hangover is proud to be the second ever event of FOCAL, or will be when its eyesight recovers from the night before.
by Ben Wilson
Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 310
Views: 39786

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

My house is quickly turning into a box set museum. Last one I polished off was season 2 of the Blacklist (highly recommended), I'm currently on season 3 of Elementary and will start season 3 of Person of Interest once that's done.
by Ben Wilson
Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:29 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday September 29th 2015 (S73 P61)
Replies: 12
Views: 1140

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday September 29th 2015 (S73 P61)

Graeme Cole wrote:Congratulations, Tom. I look forward to someone setting an even lower time in 2044.
Oh, is that when Rob Foster's going to finally apply for the show? :)

Congrats Tom- awesome run of shows and amazing total. The finals are going to be a must watch, as is CoC XV, whenever that will be.
by Ben Wilson
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who posts here?
Replies: 31
Views: 1471

Re: Who posts here?

Gavin Chipper wrote:Next worst is Ben Wilson on 68.65%
Do you REALLY want me to make the 'C4C/Apto/Countdown Erotic Dreams' subforum public? Because believe me, out of everyone on c4c, it'd probably be worst for you.
by Ben Wilson
Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

One month after the last entry, Heather Styles brings entry figures to a magnificent seven for both events. Another magnificent forty-odd would be ideal, but every journey starts with a single step etc etc. More details about COLIN- specifically prizes- will be revealed soon, both here and on the Fa...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:37 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Last night's dream saw me at COLIN, which ws being held at the Cameron Toll Travelodge, which had somehow managed to transport itself from Edinburgh onto a street in the West of Lincoln. I can't remember much about the early part of the dream (or even if there was one), but it eventually became lunc...
by Ben Wilson
Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

I was experimenting with waking dreams, which is where you’re awake but really tired, you keep your eyes open, focus on one topic and let your imagination do the rest. I was at my desk at work (yeah, yeah, I know), saw a 7 month old crème egg on my desk and thought ‘food’. Ultimately, the dream esca...
by Ben Wilson
Thu Sep 17, 2015 6:22 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Heather Styles wrote:dismembered members
:shock:
by Ben Wilson
Mon Sep 14, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The red and white tiles story. Truth or sloblock?
Replies: 30
Views: 2082

Re: The red and white tiles story. Truth or sloblock?

I seem to recall reading about it in "Spreading the Word", which gives it some more credibility. Page 178 of my copy. It doesn't say the exact series number but does mention that it was 1989. Interesting. Does it match the story on the wiki, or is it a pre-exaggerated version? StW says that a few s...
by Ben Wilson
Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The red and white tiles story. Truth or sloblock?
Replies: 30
Views: 2082

Re: The red and white tiles story. Truth or sloblock?

Conor wrote:I seem to recall reading about it in "Spreading the Word", which gives it some more credibility.
Page 178 of my copy. It doesn't say the exact series number but does mention that it was 1989.
by Ben Wilson
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Last night's dream started off non-countdown related but eventually became 'revelant' so I'll jump in at that point. Basically, I find myself following an old work colleague into a barber's shop, noly to find several other work colleagues there. After getting my hair cut in a record time of 28 secon...
by Ben Wilson
Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic
Replies: 306
Views: 32629

Re: The next Championship of Champions - now back on topic

MONDAY NOVEMBER 23RD 1. TOM CAPPLEMAN V GLENN WEBB 2. HEATHER STYLES V GILES HUTCHINGS 3. ANDY PLATT V DAVID BARNARD 4. DYLAN TAYLOR V TRACEY MILLS 5. GEORGE FORD V JEN STEADMAN TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24TH 6. CALLUM TODD V SAMIR PILICA 7. DAN MCCOLM V PAUL JAMES 8. ANTOINETTE RYAN V MARK MURRAY 9. Winner...
by Ben Wilson
Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Post a picture of your fridge
Replies: 28
Views: 1198

Re: Post a picture of your fridge

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/COAEn79WoAAL-Hu.jpg As you can see, it's a bit feeble compared to the efforts so far. On the side are the Co:Lon fridge magnet and a collection of magnets I've got from 'mystery box' subscriptions (I think they both came from Nerd Block ), on the front are a couple of wo...
by Ben Wilson
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday September 2nd 2015 (S73 P44)
Replies: 19
Views: 1225

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday September 2nd 2015 (S73 P44)

Well done on a stonking run, Jon. :)

Also, that conundrum looked strangely familiar.
by Ben Wilson
Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

It wasn't present in tonight's dream so I'm assuming it all got resolved somehow. Last night's dream started out weirdly (even by my standards) in that I was a student at a sort-of steampunk version of Hogwarts (imagine Hogwarts if it were a battered old warehouse) and I got called to the headmaster...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Mark Deeks wrote:All seems plausible.
Not really, Lion bars contain peanuts and I have an intolerance toward them.
by Ben Wilson
Tue Sep 01, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

So last night I'm running through Lincoln on my way to a hospital where my ex-girlfriend has just gone into labour with a child that may or may not be mine, when I have the sudden need for a piss. As I make my way along the Brayford waterfront, it suddenly turns into a weird half-open air half-indoo...
by Ben Wilson
Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:26 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Rhys Benjamin wrote:Is it actually possible for anyone to have, like, a C4C/Apto/Countdown dream which doesn't go insane in it?
I guess it depends on people's imaginations, the more imaginative someone is, the more 'out there' their dreams are likely to be.
by Ben Wilson
Thu Aug 27, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

I had a very quick one a while ago when I was running around Lincoln (I run a lot in my dreams, which is ironic as I'm grossly unfit in real life) and ran into a car park, where Gevin had a go at me as apparently running around a car park doesn't constitute proper park running.
by Ben Wilson
Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

Re: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Good news: Entries for both events are up to five.

Better news: I'll happily take entries at .co.mk this weekend.

Best news: The puzzle mag will include a crossword written by Lee Fisher.

:)
by Ben Wilson
Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 317
Views: 41751

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

21:48 Drugs cheat. Hey Ryan, if you want access to the really good stuff, you gotta hook up with me. I'll turn that 21:48 into 16:49 before you know it*. Now, I'm sure there are other trainers out there that are promising you the earth right now, but trust me - they are charlatans. They don't care ...
by Ben Wilson
Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016
Replies: 132
Views: 11675

COLIN XII- Countdown in Lincoln, 30-31 January 2016

Good evening c4cers It's back. The twelfth Countdown in Lincoln tournament will be taking place in North Hykeham on Saturday 30th January, and all are cordially invited to take part. If you've never attended COLIN- or any other co-event- before, the format is quite simple. All the players are divide...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Mark Deeks wrote:
Graeme Cole wrote:It's you, Mark.
I'm OK with that. I just want him to say it.
It's not you. You were in the dream, in fact you were playing Graeme in a game, but you were both fully clothed.
by Ben Wilson
Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Series 4 Champion Brian Hudson
Replies: 14
Views: 2037

Re: Series 4 Champion Brian Hudson

I once met series 13 semi finalist Nita Marr at a Countdown Club event in Edinburgh in 2005. I'm not sure if that particular club still exists, but Nita ran it for a few years and it was well known in the Countdown world at the time. I think they used to have trips to the studio back in the Leeds r...
by Ben Wilson
Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:30 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Mark Deeks wrote:Well, at least say who the other participant was whose penis didn't fall off.
That person's also a COLIN regular and I don't want to put any ideas in their head. Hell, they're bad enough being in MY head.
by Ben Wilson
Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

I won't say who was playing as both participants were naked, and at one point one of their penises fell off and started rolling along the floor. You have to say. If only because it'll mean I've no longer had the gayest dream in this thread. All I'll say is that this person was at COLIN this year, a...
by Ben Wilson
Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 562
Views: 96665

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Last night's dream saw me attending an unofficial c of c XIV at my late grandmother's house. Jono was hosting the show, and would deal letters COLIN-style, but in a grid of 4x3 with 4 in each pile. I'm not sure how this was supposed to work. I won't say who was playing as both participants were nake...
by Ben Wilson
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Codebreaker
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: Codebreaker

I feel this is worthy of sharing.