Spoilers for Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

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Ray Wilding
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Spoilers for Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

Post by Ray Wilding » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:18 pm

DEFLATOR an alt to FORELAND in R1
MACHETES to beat MATCHES in R2
RADIALITY to beat TARDILY in R4
POINTELS an alt to NOVELIST in R5
AROUSING an alt to SUGARING in R10

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Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

Post by Zarte Siempre » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:38 pm

WREATHED to beat WATERED
Possibly the first contestant to accelerate with a mic clipped...

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Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

Post by Noel Mc » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:19 pm

I like your man Steve. Good guest.

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Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

Post by Ian Fitzpatrick » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:52 am

A shame he's playing a different game though!
I thought I was good at Countdown until I joined this forum

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Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

Post by L'oisleatch McGraw » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:03 pm

ah nah... It was nice to have something different.
Steve with his "animals challenge" and then Susie there for business as usual.
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Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 26th September 2017 (Series 77, Prelim 60)

Post by Stewart Gordon » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:20 pm

At the risk of telling the world how far behind I am with Countdowns....

Malaphor. I've come across the concept but had no idea there was a word for it. The 'Mangled Expressions' section here has a few examples of these.

The one I've heard quite a bit in my time is "get the short end of the stick".

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