Thursday 7th May 1998 (Celebrity Countdown C3)

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Thursday 7th May 1998 (Celebrity Countdown C3)

Post by James Robinson » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:18 am

Countdown recap for Thursday 7 May 1998.

C1: Ex-Conservative MP Edwina Currie.
C2: Liberal Democrat MP Charles Kennedy.
DC: Susie Dent and Ex-Labour MP Roy Hattersley.
CV: Carol Vorderman.
OT: Other words or solutions.

R01: O A T L S E T M I
R02: R P U A R E D L H
R03: 100, 75, 5, 4, 3, 9. Target: 552.
R04: A S O R M E N G I
R05: R L A U D S E F I
R06: 100, 5, 4, 8, 2, 6. Target: 851.
R07: T O P I C A L L I (conundrum)


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Round 1: O A T L S E T M I

C1: tootles
C2: TALES/TOAST (5)
OT: MALTIEST (8) SMALTITE (8) MATELOTS (8) MOTLIEST (8) TOTALISE (8)
Score: 0–5 (max 8)

Round 2: R P U A R E D L H

C1: PARED (5)
C2: leader
DC: LARRUPED (8)
Score: 5–5 (max 16)

Round 3: 100, 75, 5, 4, 3, 9. Target: 552.

C1: 551. Mistake in working.
C2: -
CV: 552. (5 x 100) + 75 - (9 x 3) + 4 (10 - Edwina did that but added a phantom 3 instead of the 4 :!: :oops: )
Score: 5–5 (max 26)

Round 4: A S O R M E N G I

C1: SMEARING (8)
C2: AMEN (4)
OT: MEGARONS (8) MORAINES (8) ROMAINES (8) ROMANISE (8) ORGANISE (8) ORGANISM (8)
Score: 13–5 (max 34)

Round 5: R L A U D S E F I

C1: LAUDS (5)
C2: DIALS (5)
DC: FAILURES (8)
OT: RESIDUAL (8)
Score: 18–10 (max 42)

Round 6: 100, 5, 4, 8, 2, 6. Target: 851.

C1: 858. Mistake in working.
C2: 844. Mistake in working.
CV: 851. ((100 + 6) x 8) + 5 - 2 (10)
Score: 18–10 (max 52)

Round 7: T O P I C A L L I

C2 buzzes on 18.25 seconds to say POLITICAL which is correct.
Score: 18–20 (max 62)

Statistics Corner

Edwina:
Total score - 18
Raw score - 18
Total % of max - 29
Raw % of max - 29
Total average score per round - 2.6
Raw average score per round - 2.6
Number of maxes - 1

Charles:
Total score - 20
Raw score - 24
Total % of max - 32
Raw % of max - 39
Total average score per round - 2.9
Raw average score per round - 3.4
Number of maxes - 1
WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!
UP THE MIGHTY TERRIERS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)

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Re: Thursday 7th May 1998 (Celebrity Countdown C3)

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:53 pm

I find it very odd how SMEARING and FAILURES came out, almost like it was set up...
The forum's resident JAILBAKER, who has SPONDERED several times...

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