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the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

Post by Matt Morrison » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:48 pm

Heather came up with this great idea for a thread.

How many people from the apterous and Countdown world have you had in your home?

We decided that Michelle and Ryan are good candidates for being winners here. But really it's not about the winning, everyone should take part.

Our list is:
  • Michelle
  • Ryan
  • Gevin
  • Jono
  • Bayfield
  • Corby

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Post by Mark Deeks » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:52 pm

Steadman only in the current home, although Graeme as well if all homes are included.

What about the reverse - Countdowner's homes I've been in? [CHIBIN] I got Jen, Hayfield and Gev. And Zarte's doorstep.
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Post by Michelle Nevitt » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:55 pm

We're beaten already, we've had:

James Robinson
Eddy Byrne
Jen Steadman
Callum Todd
Tony Atkins

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Post by Matt Morrison » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:55 pm

I like that, but goddamn don't confuse the issue - make a new thread.

I also think it's fair that if you move houses then your score does not reset. At the end of the day if part of the reason you move house is to get closer to Countdown people that you can invite around, then you've earned those points.

So you get a 2.

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Post by Ryan Taylor » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:57 pm

I'm pretty sure I remember seeing a picture of quite a few apterites in someone's house, like Lauren's or Amie's for someone's birthday celebrations. Had like 10 people or more in it I reckon.

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Re: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

Post by Matt Morrison » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:58 pm

Ryan Taylor wrote:
Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:57 pm
I'm pretty sure I remember seeing a picture of quite a few apterites in someone's house, like Lauren's or Amie's for someone's birthday celebrations. Had like 10 people or more in it I reckon.
Wow, that's awesome. I love the sense of mystery too, now that we have to sit back and wait for them to own up and claim the plaudits.

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Post by Mark Deeks » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:59 pm

There was a gathering at Hayfield's once with a good few people. They might score well here.

Since I am the boss of CHIBIN, I have hereby arbitrarily decided that being in multiple houses for the same person also scores multiple points. I've been in two of Lauren's, thus two.
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Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:14 pm

Mark Deeks
Jen Steadman

I think that might be all.

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Post by Mark Deeks » Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:38 pm

Is the C in CIMP a soft C or a hard C? I think hard. I think Heather would like it hard.
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Post by Ben Wilson » Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:52 pm

Jim Bentley, Gary Male, Jeff Clayton. Think that's about all. Nearly Jono and Charlie.

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Post by Matt Bayfield » Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:37 pm

We'd prefer a reputation as antisocial buggers, but we've had the pleasure of visits from:

Andy Platt
Giles Hutchings
Graeme Cole
Jeff Clayton
Jen Steadman
Mark Deeks
Zarte Siempre

Loz can also claim Jen, Mark and I at her previous address.

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Re: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

Post by Matt Morrison » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:26 pm

The bar is set with 7. This is an excellent thread, and if anybody wants to come round ours that is fine. Invite obviously only extended to people who are not already on our list.

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Re: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

Post by Adam Gillard » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:35 am

Ed McCullagh <3
Mike Brown: "Round 12: T N R S A E I G U

C1: SIGNATURE (18) ["9; not written down"]
C2: SEATING (7)
Score: 108–16 (max 113)

Another niner for Adam and yet another century. Well done, that man."

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Post by Mark Murray » Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:31 pm

Tia Corkish
Jen Steadman
Antoinette Ryan
Paul James
Zarte
Sean Fletcher
Eddy Byrne
Dan McColm
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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:31 pm

Mark Deeks
Ed McCullagh (at uni and at my family house)
Dan McColm
Callum Todd
proud tiara owner and annoying publicity person who tells you to click links to the the FOCAL website.

(and also to my TRAVEL BLOG)

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