CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Jonathan Wynn » Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:50 pm

Bit of long shot-anyone driving up from anywhere southern(ish)-will be coming from Oxford-could travel to nearby places....would obvs pay for petrol; etc etc

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Jack Worsley » Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:03 am

The new ODO words have just been added to lexplorer, if that's any use to know.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Ian Volante » Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:44 am

Jack Worsley wrote:The new ODO words have just been added to lexplorer, if that's any use to know.
Not in use in Apterous yet I assume though?
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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Innis Carson » Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:04 am

Ian Volante wrote:
Jack Worsley wrote:The new ODO words have just been added to lexplorer, if that's any use to know.
Not in use in Apterous yet I assume though?
They are, though at this point apterous is only partially ODO-ised. My vote would still be to go by the ODE3, rather than what is currently a fairly arbitrary hybrid of it and ODO.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Phyl Styles » Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:22 am

Getting to the point where it would be good to know if there is a meeting-place (with food?) for Friday night? Somewhere as central as possible would seem to be the way to go, as people will be staying in various locations? I am happy to suggest somewhere, but others who have the local knowledge may be better placed? Thanks.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Ian Volante » Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:53 pm

As suggested earlier, the Haymarket is a reasonable choice. My personal favourite over on the southside is the Auld Hoose where we ended up two years ago. There are numerous other choices that could be made depending on where the bulk of people are based.
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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Phyl Styles » Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:39 pm

Could consider two different ones for Frid and Sat, for variety? Thanks for suggestions, Ian.
PS happened to notice that The Haymarket will give you a £5 voucher if you befriend them.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Mike Brown » Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:20 pm

Would have thought somewhere near to the station would be good on Friday. If the pub is anywhere near the station of the same name I'm not sure that would be a good choice as I assume most travellers would either be arriving at or staying close to Waverley. Saturday's venue can probably be discussed on the day. Agree that the Auld Hoose was good, as was the pub we ended up in last year on Melanie's recommendation.

As far as dictionaries go, I think we'll go for the paper version in general but there will be a copy of Lexplorer as it was on Sunday evening if people want to use that. Depending on web connectivity, I'd personally like to see ODO included for the final and as I said before if people agree to use ODO for a particular game it's fine as far as I'm concerned but others may hold different views and I'm willing to be bribed, especially with whisky and haggis.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Ryan Taylor » Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:38 pm

Mike Brown wrote:as was the pub we ended up in last year on Melanie's recommendation.
Green Mantle - which does have an 11 letter word anagram, as Innis pointed out to us last year. Will leave others to ponder it.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Ryan Taylor » Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:57 pm

Will anyone be arriving into Edinburgh Waverley at around 11am on Saturday? Me and Michelle should be getting there at 11:07. Possible taxi share to the venue?

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Ben Wilson » Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:20 pm

Ryan Taylor wrote:Will anyone be arriving into Edinburgh Waverley at around 11am on Saturday? Me and Michelle should be getting there at 11:07. Possible taxi share to the venue?
Yep. As per last year I'll be getting in 11:10. :)

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Graeme Cole » Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:23 am

Results and stuff... Innis and Jack played in the 15-round final. Innis won 110-107 on the crucial conundrum BAILGRACE, giving him three CoEdi wins out of three. Innis has now won five CO-events, which equals the record held by Kirk Bevins and Chris Wills.

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STANDINGS

Players are ranked by points.

                           P   W  Pts
    1 Innis Carson         6   5  410
    2 Jack Worsley         6   5  373
    3 Graeme Cole          6   4  358
    4 James Robinson       6   5  355
    5 Ben Wilson           6   3  352
    5 David Barnard        6   3  352
    7 Rob Foster           6   5  345
    8 Michelle Nevitt      6   5  343
    9 Jon O'Neill          6   4  335
   10 Ryan Taylor          6   3  322
   11 Richard Priest       6   3  309
   12 Mike Brown           6   2  307
   13 Lee Simmonds         6   3  305
   14 Ian Volante          6   3  302
   15 Chris Marshall       6   3  294
   15 Heather Styles       6   1  294
   17 Phyl Styles          6   3  286
   18 Nita Marr            6   3  284
   19 Alan Styles          6   2  276
   20 Esther Middleton     6   2  270
   21 Alan Young           6   2  268
   22 Isabel Wilson        6   1  242
   23 Adam Dexter          6   2  235
   24 Eric Emslie          6   1  230
   25 Sheila Shirsinger    6   2  227
   26 Lucy Westwood        6   2  215
   27 Margot Montgomery    6   3  212
RESULTS

Round 1

Table 1
Richard Priest 54 - 55 Jon O'Neill
Adam Dexter 24 - 46 Richard Priest
Jon O'Neill 71 - 36 Adam Dexter

Table 2
Jack Worsley 72 - 55 Ian Volante
Sheila Shirsinger 23 - 68 Jack Worsley
Ian Volante 52 - 54 Sheila Shirsinger

Table 3
Innis Carson 70 - 24 Eric Emslie
Margot Montgomery 25 - 69 Innis Carson
Eric Emslie 37 - 45 Margot Montgomery

Table 4
David Barnard 67 - 44 Heather Styles
Lee Simmonds 37 - 59 David Barnard
Heather Styles 48 - 51 Lee Simmonds

Table 5
James Robinson 54 - 40 Ryan Taylor
Mike Brown 43 - 70 James Robinson
Ryan Taylor 70 - 38 Mike Brown

Table 6
Alan Young 42 - 64 Graeme Cole
Lucy Westwood 21 - 55 Alan Young
Graeme Cole 71 - 13 Lucy Westwood

Table 7
Ben Wilson 61 - 30 Isabel Wilson
Michelle Nevitt 53 - 76 Ben Wilson
Isabel Wilson 32 - 38 Michelle Nevitt

Table 8
Nita Marr 51 - 55 Phyl Styles
Esther Middleton 42 - 50 Nita Marr
Phyl Styles 54 - 51 Esther Middleton

Table 9
Chris Marshall 44 - 57 Rob Foster
Alan Styles 41 - 20 Chris Marshall
Rob Foster 62 - 51 Alan Styles


Round 2

Table 1
Jack Worsley 72 - 62 Innis Carson
Ben Wilson 48 - 56 Jack Worsley
Innis Carson 70 - 53 Ben Wilson

Table 2
Graeme Cole 71 - 54 David Barnard
Jon O'Neill 53 - 63 Graeme Cole
David Barnard 72 - 37 Jon O'Neill

Table 3
James Robinson 51 - 48 Rob Foster
Ryan Taylor 43 - 53 James Robinson
Rob Foster 72 - 49 Ryan Taylor

Table 4
Phyl Styles 44 - 46 Ian Volante
Nita Marr 33 - 46 Phyl Styles
Ian Volante 41 - 46 Nita Marr

Table 5
Richard Priest 52 - 46 Alan Young
Esther Middleton 31 - 73 Richard Priest
Alan Young 40 - 39 Esther Middleton

Table 6
Alan Styles 60 - 42 Heather Styles
Michelle Nevitt 57 - 51 Alan Styles
Heather Styles 52 - 69 Michelle Nevitt

Table 7
Lee Simmonds 65 - 65 Mike Brown
Sheila Shirsinger 28 - 50 Lee Simmonds
Mike Brown 66 - 33 Sheila Shirsinger

Table 8
Margot Montgomery 53 - 46 Chris Marshall
Isabel Wilson 49 - 51 Margot Montgomery
Chris Marshall 54 - 44 Isabel Wilson

Table 9
Eric Emslie 38 - 42 Adam Dexter
Lucy Westwood 37 - 44 Eric Emslie
Adam Dexter 42 - 39 Lucy Westwood


Round 3

Table 1
Innis Carson 72 - 47 Graeme Cole
Jack Worsley 50 - 67 Innis Carson
Graeme Cole 42 - 55 Jack Worsley

Table 2
David Barnard 46 - 49 Rob Foster
Ben Wilson 60 - 54 David Barnard
Rob Foster 57 - 54 Ben Wilson

Table 3
James Robinson 68 - 39 Richard Priest
Michelle Nevitt 63 - 59 James Robinson
Richard Priest 45 - 63 Michelle Nevitt

Table 4
Jon O'Neill 59 - 46 Mike Brown
Alan Styles 42 - 60 Jon O'Neill
Mike Brown 49 - 31 Alan Styles

Table 5
Lee Simmonds 40 - 66 Ryan Taylor
Phyl Styles 52 - 62 Lee Simmonds
Ryan Taylor 54 - 35 Phyl Styles

Table 6
Ian Volante 60 - 50 Heather Styles
Alan Young 33 - 48 Ian Volante
Heather Styles 58 - 52 Alan Young

Table 7
Nita Marr 55 - 10 Margot Montgomery
Chris Marshall 64 - 49 Nita Marr
Margot Montgomery 28 - 66 Chris Marshall

Table 8
Esther Middleton 48 - 42 Isabel Wilson
Adam Dexter 51 - 59 Esther Middleton
Isabel Wilson 45 - 40 Adam Dexter

Table 9
Eric Emslie 32 - 44 Sheila Shirsinger
Lucy Westwood 57 - 55 Eric Emslie
Sheila Shirsinger 45 - 48 Lucy Westwood

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Jack Worsley » Sun Nov 02, 2014 12:16 pm

Many thanks to Nita and co for another great event! I was just happy to get to the final and improve on my performance from two years ago. Congrats to Innis (again!), who was a worthy champion. I was still trying to work out what letters were there when he solved the conundrum.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Innis Carson » Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:26 pm

Thanks once again to Mike and Richard for putting together a superb event, and to everyone else who made the journey up here - CoEdi is always a highlight of the year for me, and yesterday was no exception. It's really nice to see the number of non-regular-clubgoers attending on the rise, and long may it continue! Special mention to Jack, who I had to play a probably-unprecedented three games with during the event, and who was virtually neck and neck with me the whole way - with a minute change in fortunes, it could just as well have been him that took the title.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Graeme Cole » Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:35 pm

Back home now. Huge thanks to the Edinburgh Countdown Club and to Mike and Richard for putting the event together.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Mike Brown » Sun Nov 02, 2014 5:30 pm

Thanks to everyone for coming and making it such a memorable event. So glad that it went ahead after having my doubts earlier in the year that it would. Going to a Co-event always reminds me why it's worth going to the time and trouble of travelling round the country to meet up and play Countdown with like-minded people and to discover that not everyone in the UK has a fridge! Hope to see everyone north of the border again next year!

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by James Robinson » Sun Nov 02, 2014 7:28 pm

Back home now, another great tournament. Managed to somehow get 5 wins out of 6 yet again, which still surprises me. I even played Rychelle 3 times, with the better half breaking my previously unblemished record, but there you go, it had to end some time, and I'll certainly take 4th place.

And thanks again to Mike and Rich for co-hosting, as well as Nita and the Edinburgh Countdown Club for their hospitality once more. 8-) 8-) 8-)

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Phyl Styles » Sun Nov 02, 2014 11:46 pm

Thanks to everyone who made this a great event, and a good weekend all round, with a warm and friendly welcome being extended by the genial hosts and the Club members, who worked hard on everyone's behalf.
Scoring by points first adds an interesting twist and has an impact on people's playing strategies and number picks.
The third member of the Styles cohort should definitely be sending in his application form (but then, we have been trying for many years ...)
Congrats, Innis, on your third win.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Heather Styles » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:03 am

Many thanks to the organisers and hosts for a well-run and enjoyable tournament :)

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Jon O'Neill » Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:32 pm

Really enjoyed it, always love the dynamic of youth and experience you get at Co-Edi. And always love catching up with my pals.

Thanks for Mike and Richard, to Nita and the Countdown club!

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Jon O'Neill » Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:53 pm

Jon O'Neill wrote:Really enjoyed it, always love the dynamic of youth and experience you get at Co-Edi. And always love catching up with my pals.

Thanks for Mike and Richard, to Nita and the Countdown club!
Just realised this isn't what I meant to say. As far as I'm aware Nita and the Countdown Club didn't create Mike and Richard.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Matt Morrison » Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:25 pm

Yeah, there's been quite the furore over that post, so thanks for clearing it up after almost three long months of argument that has left the community in tatters.

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Re: CoEdi 3 is go - Saturday 1st November

Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:30 pm

Can we get back all the people that Corby bullied off the forum as a result of it?

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