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Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by James Robinson » Fri May 24, 2019 3:46 pm

It looks like we have some congratulations to do for our favourite mathematician :!: :!:

Big congrats to Rachel and Pasha. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

https://twitter.com/RachelRileyRR/statu ... 2669919233
ONWARD TO THE WORLD CUP OF DARTS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) :geek: :ugeek:

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Post by Tom S » Fri May 24, 2019 4:02 pm

Really nice news- congratulations to them both :)

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Post by Ryan Lam » Fri May 24, 2019 4:08 pm

Congratulations Rachel! The bigger question is who will temporarily replace her during her maternity leave? (Assuming filming is as per normal until early to mid-December) :)

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Post by Marc Meakin » Fri May 24, 2019 5:59 pm

Who is going to take over for maternity leave ?
CECIL a good call for a boy
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Post by Graeme Cole » Fri May 24, 2019 6:38 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 5:59 pm
Who is going to take over for maternity leave ?
Might not be necessary. Countdown is recorded unusually far in advance of broadcast at the moment - usually it's a few weeks, currently it's a few months (perhaps for this very reason?). They've got so many episodes in the bank they could have a huge break in the recording schedule if they wanted to.

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Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri May 24, 2019 7:48 pm

Graeme Cole wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 6:38 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 5:59 pm
Who is going to take over for maternity leave ?
Might not be necessary. Countdown is recorded unusually far in advance of broadcast at the moment - usually it's a few weeks, currently it's a few months (perhaps for this very reason?). They've got so many episodes in the bank they could have a huge break in the recording schedule if they wanted to.
Legally she can take a year off for maternity leave
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Post by Mark Deeks » Fri May 24, 2019 10:13 pm

Damian, I'm available.
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Post by Fiona T » Fri May 24, 2019 10:31 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 7:48 pm

Legally she can take a year off for maternity leave
Depends if she's freelance or a C4 employee.

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Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by David Williams » Fri May 24, 2019 11:25 pm

Carol?

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Post by Marc Meakin » Sat May 25, 2019 6:17 am

David Williams wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:25 pm
Carol?
That would be nice.
I would like someone like Toff from Made in Chelsea but I'm not sure if she's good at maths
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Post by Elliott Mellor » Sat May 25, 2019 9:02 am

David Williams wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:25 pm
Carol?
Less than an epsilon chance of that, I should think...

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Post by Owen Carroll » Sat May 25, 2019 11:03 am

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 9:02 am
David Williams wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:25 pm
Carol?
Less than an epsilon chance of that, I should think...
Yeah as she was banned from ever returning to the countdown studios

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Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat May 25, 2019 1:02 pm

Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 11:03 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 9:02 am
David Williams wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:25 pm
Carol?
Less than an epsilon chance of that, I should think...
Yeah as she was banned from ever returning to the countdown studios
Was this because of the time she interrupted a recording and started attacking the audience with a machete?

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Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat May 25, 2019 1:11 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 1:02 pm
Owen Carroll wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 11:03 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
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Less than an epsilon chance of that, I should think...
Yeah as she was banned from ever returning to the countdown studios
Was this because of the time she interrupted a recording and started attacking the audience with a machete?
Or calling the producer a dick , tantamount to the same thing 😀
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Post by L'oisleatch McGraw » Sat May 25, 2019 4:22 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 1:11 pm
Or calling the producer a dick , tantamount to the same thing 😀
Are you sure that's true?
I had heard that Carol's beef was with someone other than the crew or production team. (But I don't remember the story fully, and it may not be accurate anyway.)
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Post by Marc Meakin » Sat May 25, 2019 4:24 pm

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 4:22 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 1:11 pm
Or calling the producer a dick , tantamount to the same thing 😀
Are you sure that's true?
I had heard that Carol's beef was with someone other than the crew or production team. (But I don't remember the story fully, and it may not be accurate anyway.)
I have no evidence to back it up
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Post by L'oisleatch McGraw » Sat May 25, 2019 4:31 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 4:24 pm
I have no evidence to back it up
Someone else will know more, but I was under the impression that Carol and Damian didn't have a falling out, and are on good terms.
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Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat May 25, 2019 6:04 pm

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 4:31 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 4:24 pm
I have no evidence to back it up
Someone else will know more, but I was under the impression that Carol and Damian didn't have a falling out, and are on good terms.
I understand that initially she was asked to take a 90% pay cut to continue and refused.
Whether she slagged off Channel four after she left I don't know for sure but I believe she hasn't been invited back since
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Post by Tom S » Sun May 26, 2019 9:49 am

At a guess, I'd say that there will not be a Rachel replacement and that filming will be done to suit her needs. If it results in Countdown taking some time off for whenever the episodes are broadcasted, then I can see that happen...

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Post by Ashton Hancock » Thu May 30, 2019 7:58 am

They will have to be a replacement as she will want to take at least 6 months of work it’s only like when Susie was expecting and she took 6 months off
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Post by Ashton Hancock » Thu May 30, 2019 8:00 am

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 6:04 pm
L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 4:31 pm
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 4:24 pm
I have no evidence to back it up
Someone else will know more, but I was under the impression that Carol and Damian didn't have a falling out, and are on good terms.
I understand that initially she was asked to take a 90% pay cut to continue and refused.
Whether she slagged off Channel four after she left I don't know for sure but I believe she hasn't been invited back since
She fell out with Damian Eadie over this and says she will not work for Channel 4 again that is what I was told by someone.
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Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by Fiona T » Thu May 30, 2019 9:13 am

Ashton Hancock wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 7:58 am
They will have to be a replacement as she will want to take at least 6 months of work it’s only like when Susie was expecting and she took 6 months off
How do you know what she wants to do?

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Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by Ashton Hancock » Thu May 30, 2019 9:19 am

Fiona T wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 9:13 am
Ashton Hancock wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 7:58 am
They will have to be a replacement as she will want to take at least 6 months of work it’s only like when Susie was expecting and she took 6 months off
How do you know what she wants to do?
She will take some time with her child
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Re: Baby Riley-Kovalev

Post by David Williams » Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:59 pm

Why has this thread apparently disappeared? You have to search to find it. Is it simply mentioning the name of "she who must not be spoken of"?

PS It's reappeared now!

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Post by Ashton Hancock » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:25 pm

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