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16/10/2007 - Episode 4460
Dinos Sfyris 76 - 78 Dorian Lidell
Proof that even idiots can get well and truly mainwheeled.
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I don't think Kai's talking about me in round 1, but he's got the rest of you losers nailed on.
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=32714

Six points in eight rounds. Ugh.
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Eoin Monaghan wrote:http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=32979
worst game ever :twisted: :twisted: :oops: :oops: :cry: :cry: :cry: :( :(
I thoguht it was pretty good. Oh, no, wait, you mean your worst game ever. Smashed my record for speed and normal.
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Kai Laddiman wrote:
Eoin Monaghan wrote:http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=32979
worst game ever :twisted: :twisted: :oops: :oops: :cry: :cry: :cry: :( :(
I thoguht it was pretty good. Oh, no, wait, you mean your worst game ever. Smashed my record for speed and normal.
round 3 singular summed me up
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This was pretty horrific on my part:
http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=32985
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Nick Wainwright wrote:This was pretty horrific on my part:
http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=32985
Round one wasn't your best...
If you cut a gandiseeg in half, do you get two gandiseegs or two halves of a gandiseeg?
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4 disallowed words in a row is not the best start to the game.

(and yes, I know it's spelt COLLIERS, but I had nothing else)
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=35130

My worst ever game. (Don't ask why)

Sorry Kirk.
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=35224 Probrably my worst game ever! :cry:
Dunno what happened.
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Callum Laddiman wrote:http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=35224 Probrably my worst game ever! :cry:
Dunno what happened.
thats pretty good considering you're only 10!
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Callum Laddiman wrote:http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=35224 Probrably my worst game ever! :cry:
Dunno what happened.
Looks okay to me mate, a good few maxes and everyone has some disallowed words occasionally.
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Might seem odd to post a 12-max game in Scrag, but this could easily have been a max game in more expert hands.
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Charlie Reams wrote:Might seem odd to post a 12-max game in Scrag, but this could easily have been a max game in more expert hands.
Nah. Round 5 was hard.
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Kirk Bevins wrote:
Charlie Reams wrote:Might seem odd to post a 12-max game in Scrag, but this could easily have been a max game in more expert hands.
Nah. Round 5 was hard.
I got that with the first thing I tried. But I would almost certainly have missed SNOOZER and some others.
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Kirk Bevins wrote:
Charlie Reams wrote:Might seem odd to post a 12-max game in Scrag, but this could easily have been a max game in more expert hands.
Nah. Round 5 was hard.
Tough but hardly brain-shattering. Most of the maxes were quality enough to have kept it out of scrag I'd have thought.
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Innis Carson wrote:http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=36055

What a nightmare.
You lost to Richard Brittain, that really is scrag.
If you cut a gandiseeg in half, do you get two gandiseegs or two halves of a gandiseeg?
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Ha, worst game I have played in an absolute eon.

http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=36117

Just 5 maxes. Ridiculous.
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Kirk Bevins wrote:Ha, worst game I have played in an absolute eon.

http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=36117

Just 5 maxes. Ridiculous.
I think this just illustrates that maxes are a very weak metric for quality.
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=36570

First game I play in 2 weeks, and I collapse in the third half. I'm pleased with the words I did see, I'm just disappointed I missed some sitters, though I was nowhere near on the niner.
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ARRRRGGGH I had BIPODS down...but in my head thought of a tripod standing up, and figured a "BIPOD" would probably just fall over... and so there'd be no point in there being such a thing!
http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=36637
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Andrew Hulme wrote:ARRRRGGGH I had BIPODS down...but in my head thought of a tripod standing up, and figured a "BIPOD" would probably just fall over... and so there'd be no point in there being such a thing!
http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=36637
Yeah good point, what stops if falling over? Still this is definitely not SCRAG.
If you cut a gandiseeg in half, do you get two gandiseegs or two halves of a gandiseeg?
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Paul Howe wrote:Erp
Now that's what I call SCRAG lol.
If you cut a gandiseeg in half, do you get two gandiseegs or two halves of a gandiseeg?
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Andrew Hulme wrote:ARRRRGGGH I had BIPODS down...but in my head thought of a tripod standing up, and figured a "BIPOD" would probably just fall over... and so there'd be no point in there being such a thing!
http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=36637
That's so shit you deserve to be banned from apterous for life. Fuck off.
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Ok Fair enough its not SCRAG... but I couldn't find a thread called "Im so annoyed I'm gonna explode"
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=39440

Spotted JINXED too late and mistyped it, and missed a really easy numbers game (saw the solution just after declaring one away). And I just couldn't solve the conundrum as I thought it was 'occupancy', not 'occupance'.
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Michael Wallace wrote:Just, wow...
Yep, good numbers but the letter rounds were pretty poor from both of us.

Edit: Although, 92 is quite good for me.
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Darren Carter wrote:Yep, good numbers but the letter rounds were pretty poor from both of us.
You had some good spots, VAMPIRE and SHACKED I thought were quite nice. I'm not sure when the last game where I got zero letters maxes was, but I then managed the same feat in my next game.

It's almost enough to make one want to give up Countdown!
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=40745

I must learn to play Countdown one day.
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Michael Wallace wrote:Cocks.
ul mate, you'll get that 200 one day.
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=43057

Look at the words missed by me here. Yet I still somehow contrived to get 91. What a max too!
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=43646

Damian will surely be fast tracking me past the auditions and straight into series 61 after witnessing this performance.
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=43863

To get AURAS, but not AURORAS; to get NUISANCE, but not NUISANCES; to spot WHOOPSIE and WHOOPERS, yet risk neither. This is scrag.
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=45735

A pretty bad game anyway (how do I go from 13 maxes yesterday to 3 today?), but round 13, in particular, makes my blood boil.
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Second consecutive century may not seem like scrag, but my seemingly continued willingness to offer spurious nines based around ration is highly scragular. Totally not candles!
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Yessss. :P That's what I get for typing so quickly I mix up the letters. It happens sometimes at work too; I'll be typing a sequence of shortcuts and they'll maff up, but we've got new keyboards now which are impossible to type quickly on. Thankfully I don't have to use them here! Srsly though, I'm really pleased with how much I'm improving that that game I posted earlier is scrag, a little while ago it'd have been brag.
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http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=44984 One of my worst 15 rounders against a bot- absolutely horrific. Although this is a lovely word:




13. SIRMFOPIS prisms 69 - 13 — pisiforms
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Oliver Garner wrote:http://apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=47943
8 days until my audition
Why are you playing Goatdown if you have an audition in 8 days?
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Charlie Reams wrote:
Oliver Garner wrote:http://apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=47943
8 days until my audition
Why are you playing Goatdown if you have an audition in 8 days?
Because I find when I play speed round (normal or goat), it makes normal 30 second games seem easier.
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I think it's safe to say that I'm rubbish!! I cannot get to grips with scoring even decently in the letters games :(

http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=49517
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Steve Rogers wrote:I think it's safe to say that I'm rubbish!! I cannot get to grips with scoring even decently in the letters games :(

http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=49517
Practise mate, you'll get better. Practice, dedication, belief and willpower - the four keys to success.
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Kirk Bevins wrote:Practise mate, you'll get better. Practice, dedication, belief and willpower - the four keys to success.
You forgot prayer, good hygiene and self esteem
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Dinos Sfyris wrote:
Kirk Bevins wrote:Practise mate, you'll get better. Practice, dedication, belief and willpower - the four keys to success.
You forgot prayer, good hygiene and self esteem
He doesn't want to give away his secrets, does he?
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Cheers guys. I shall keep plugging away! Now if Countdown was 15 rounds of numbers games, I'd be confident of doing well!

Lots and lots of letter practice required for me :)
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Good to see MAINTOP getting a cheeky reprise after today's show.
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This is what happens when mid-epic-game Emma comes and sits on the end of the bed and starts singing
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Dinos Sfyris wrote:This is what happens when mid-epic-game Emma comes and sits on the end of the bed and starts singing
I was going to suggest that 'singing' was a euphemism, but then I checked the game and you've made all the jokes yourself - she gave you an ERECTION and then everything went downhill.
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Matt Morrison wrote:
Dinos Sfyris wrote:This is what happens when mid-epic-game Emma comes and sits on the end of the bed and starts singing
I was going to suggest that 'singing' was a euphemism, but then I checked the game and you've made all the jokes yourself - she gave you an ERECTION and then everything went downhill.
Haha v funny :p

To be fair to Emma I'd never heard of BIRLINN, BIPHASIC or CENTRIOLE (surprising the latter as its very high freq letters) so I wouldn't have gotten them.
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Grrrrrr this is as close a topic as I could find for this but.......


http://www.apterous.org/viewgame.php?game=52905


Saw the conundrum straight away, but mistyped DISCUSSED as DISCUSSES

Why the hell are S and D next to each other on the keyboard?? This was clearly a major issue waiting to unfurl itself >:

Anyways, apologies for my incessant ranting. I'm at the limit of self-containment

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