Cambridge Charity Countdown Challenge

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Cambridge Charity Countdown Challenge

Post by Martin Gardner » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:15 pm

Check out the CCCC on the Countdownwiki. For those that don't know, the CCCC was a charity match organised by Chris Cummins and Julian Fell, over two legs, as both were at the time students at Cambridge University.

http://www.countdownwiki.com/Cambridge_ ... _Challenge

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Re: Cambridge Charity Countdown Challenge

Post by David O'Donnell » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:29 pm

Excellent Martin, cheers.

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Re: Cambridge Charity Countdown Challenge

Post by Charlie Reams » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:56 pm

PLAYMATE? OCTOPUS? IAMBUS? ECOTAGE? Gentlemen, you're watching the greatest.

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Re: Cambridge Charity Countdown Challenge

Post by David O'Donnell » Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:30 pm

I have to agree that Julian was extremely impressive.

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Re: Cambridge Charity Countdown Challenge

Post by Martin Gardner » Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:11 pm

As Soo pointed out on my countdownwiki page, Julian only missed two maxes - HOISTS when he offered an invalid 7, which obviously would have been the max had it been valid, and VIBRIO which was the only six in that round. Other than that, the other 20 letters games, he was perfect.

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