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by James Robinson
Sun Jun 06, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 24th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 59)
Replies: 5
Views: 1000

Re: Tuesday 24th March 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 59)

Round 15: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? John buzzes on 27.75 seconds to say PROCURING which is correct. (this buzz time comes from Ray Wilding, not the subs) Final Score: 63–60 (max 120, jos 117) Surely, the scramble was CURRIPONG, if it wasn’t, then you can nick that the next time PROCURING is used as a conun...
by James Robinson
Fri Jun 04, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Next Champion of Champions series
Replies: 26
Views: 752

Re: Next Champion of Champions series

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:24 pm
Yes, it has been a while.
Fair to say we are all craving CoC.
We’d have certainly been craving it more if we could watch it live, but that doesn’t look like it’s happening...😭😭😭

Shame that Catsdown still has an audience, but not Countdown...🙄🙄🙄
by James Robinson
Sat May 15, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 14th May 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 95)
Replies: 3
Views: 518

Re: Spoilers for Friday 14th May 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 95)

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Fri May 14, 2021 2:33 pm
I wonder if Countdown Team could enlighten us as to why we had that bizarre jump cut at the end?

Join me earlier for the recap.
Maybe they’re updating the email/website...??
by James Robinson
Sat May 15, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 10th May 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 853

Re: Spoilers for Monday 10th May 2021

Mike clearly said ROOSTED, didn’t he...🙄🙄🙄
by James Robinson
Sat May 15, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 7th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 90)
Replies: 3
Views: 980

Re: Friday 7th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 90)

Hats off to you James for catching up with these! Nice to be up to date again. :) Yes, nice work James. Cheers guys, nice to be up to date again, after getting back to normal during the first lockdown, but it’s nice that there are others who can do it like Rhys, so it’s nice to pass it down to the ...
by James Robinson
Fri May 14, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 270
Views: 45934

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Paul Anderson wrote:
Fri May 14, 2021 4:36 pm
Delighted we have Paul Zenon for the final
Thoughts?
MAGIC!!!🪄🪄🪄
by James Robinson
Sun May 09, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 7th May 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 90)
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Re: Spoilers for Friday 7th May 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 90)

TENTORIA in R2, REFINER in R7. 4th Numbers Alt.: ((75 - 50 + 6) x 9) - 5 = 274 Just finished my last recap for a while too, pretty impressed that I've managed to watch around 7 months of the show in around 2 months, definitely a lot of dedication to the cause. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :geek: :g...
by James Robinson
Sun May 09, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 7th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 90)
Replies: 3
Views: 980

Friday 7th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 90)

Well, this is going to be my last recap for a while... :( :( :( :cry: :cry: :cry: But, it's been a good 11.5 years while it has lasted. :D :D :D Countdown recap for Friday 7 May 2021. C1: Champion Trudy Garbett (3 wins, 282 points.) A school secretary from Dudley, West Midlands. C2: Challenger Scott...
by James Robinson
Sun May 09, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 6th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 89)
Replies: 0
Views: 821

Thursday 6th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 89)

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 May 2021. C1: Champion Trudy Garbett (2 wins, 189 points.) A school secretary from Dudley, West Midlands. C2: Challenger Paul Booth. A financial planning and reporting consultant originally from the Wirral, but now living in Mold, Flintshire. He once travelled down the...
by James Robinson
Sun May 09, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 88)
Replies: 0
Views: 811

Wednesday 5th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 88)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 May 2021. C1: Champion Trudy Garbett (1 win, 84 points.) A receptionist from Dudley, West Midlands. C2: Challenger Richard Karslake. A custodial manager in the prison service from Wantage, Oxfordshire. He used to be in the Royal Navy on HMS Broadsword, which saw duty ...
by James Robinson
Sun May 09, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 87)
Replies: 0
Views: 798

Tuesday 4th May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 87)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 May 2021. C1: Champion Adam Collett (1 win, 111 points.) An actuary from Churchill, Winscombe, Somerset. C2: Challenger Trudy Garbett. A receptionist from Dudley, West Midlands. She has 2 boys who are football mad. DC: Susie Dent and Jay Rayner. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Ot...
by James Robinson
Sun May 09, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 3rd May 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 86)
Replies: 1
Views: 843

Re: Spoilers for Monday 3rd May 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 86)

Very enjoyable game that, wondered what Adam was doing buzzing at 29, but at least he got it right :!: :!: :P :P

3rd Numbers Alt.: (50 + 25 + 1) x 8 = 608

Also add a BROTHEL in R8. :lol: :lol:
by James Robinson
Sun May 09, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 86)
Replies: 0
Views: 805

Monday 3rd May 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 86)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 May 2021. C1: Champion Christine Harrison (1 win, 81 points.) From St. Newlyn East, Cornwall. C2: Challenger Adam Collett. An actuary from Churchill, Winscombe, Somerset. He was one of the Games Makers at the 2012 London Olympics. DC: Susie Dent and Jay Rayner. RR: Rache...
by James Robinson
Sat May 08, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 30th April 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 908

Spoilers For Friday 30th April 2021

TABLOID in R4, TANGELO in R12 and CURTSIED in R13.

4th Numbers Alt.: ((50 + 7) x 10) - 25 = 545
by James Robinson
Sat May 08, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 30th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 85)
Replies: 0
Views: 842

Friday 30th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 85)

Countdown recap for Friday 30 April 2021. C1: Champion Tomas Banerjee (3 wins, 276 points.) A student from North London. C2: Challenger Christine Harrison. From St. Newlyn East, Cornwall. She went to Buckingham Palace, as her husband was honoured in the New Year's Honours list, and got to meet the Q...
by James Robinson
Sat May 08, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 29th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 84)
Replies: 0
Views: 826

Thursday 29th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 84)

Countdown recap for Thursday 29 April 2021. C1: Champion Tomas Banerjee (2 wins, 177 points.) A student from North London. C2: Challenger Mark Prosser. A technician from Drybrook, Gloucestershire. He used to be a semi-professional footballer, and is a big fan of Tottenham Hotspur F.C.. DC: Susie Den...
by James Robinson
Sat May 08, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Wednesday 28th April 2021
Replies: 2
Views: 976

Spoilers For Wednesday 28th April 2021

Interesting to note that Rachel accidentally gave Tomas' answer to the last numbers as being 100 out...., as she put down ((6 + 2) x 100) - 50 - 10 - 4, as opposed to the +.... :oops: :oops: :oops: OPACITE in R2, OPALISE/OVALISE in R8, ERGODIC in R10, GRADINES in R13. 4th Numbers Alt.: ((50 + 2) x (...
by James Robinson
Sat May 08, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 83)
Replies: 0
Views: 837

Wednesday 28th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 83)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 April 2021. C1: Champion Tomas Banerjee (1 win, 81 points.) A student from North London. C2: Challenger Alba Webb. A medical student at Lincoln University, but is originally from Surrey. She loves music, and has played in many orchestras too. Her favourite instrument...
by James Robinson
Fri May 07, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 27th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 82)
Replies: 10
Views: 1454

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 27th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 82)

1st Numbers Alt.: ((9 + 4 - 1) x 6 x 10) + 25 = 745
by James Robinson
Fri May 07, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 82)
Replies: 0
Views: 800

Tuesday 27th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 82)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 April 2021. C1: Champion Dave Lomax (5 wins, 420 points.) A baker from Halifax, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Tomas Banerjee. A student from North London. He's currently studying for an MSe in management of intellectual property. He has already lived in 5 different co...
by James Robinson
Fri May 07, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 26th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 81)
Replies: 2
Views: 744

Re: Spoilers for Monday 26th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 81)

1st Numbers Alt.: ((9 + 2) x 50) - ((4 + 3) x 4) = 522

Loved cloudbase, brought back memories of watching Captain Scarlet as a youngster :!: :!:
by James Robinson
Fri May 07, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 81)
Replies: 0
Views: 732

Monday 26th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 April 2021. C1: Champion Dave Lomax (4 wins, 350 points.) A baker from Halifax, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Mike Fortune. A care assistant from Clevedon, Somerset. He went to Iceland to see the infamous volcano that famously grounded all flights in 2010, but he never...
by James Robinson
Fri May 07, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 80)
Replies: 10
Views: 1339

Re: Spoilers for Friday 23rd April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 80)

4th Numbers Alt.: ((10 + 5) x 50) + (7 x 3) = 771

Also MYELOID in R1.
by James Robinson
Fri May 07, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 23rd April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 80)
Replies: 0
Views: 731

Friday 23rd April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Friday 23 April 2021. C1: Champion Dave Lomax (3 wins, 266 points.) A baker from Halifax, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Andrew Lyster. A graphic designer from Stockport, Greater Manchester. 3 years ago, he set up his own record label, called Youth Records. DC: Susie Dent and Chr...
by James Robinson
Fri May 07, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown at Teatime
Replies: 7
Views: 1333

Re: Countdown at Teatime

I'm probably raking over old coals here but isnt it time Countdown was moved to a teatime slot of 4 O 'clock or later I mean now that a teatime quiz show stalwart is taking over and hopefully a better quality guest in dictionary corner and I'm sure ratings will go up Why would moving it to 4pm give...
by James Robinson
Wed May 05, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown mentions on other shows
Replies: 307
Views: 107608

Re: Countdown mentions on other shows

Newsnight going all Countdown here... 8-) 8-) 8-)
by James Robinson
Tue May 04, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 466
Views: 146684

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 8:21 pm
Okie dokie.
Sweet, best of luck to you.👍👍👍
by James Robinson
Tue May 04, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!
Replies: 466
Views: 146684

Re: Calling All Wannabe Recappers!!

OK, no problem. As you can see, Andy Bruno very kindly gave me his Series 1 episodes back in November which I've done. Clive Freedman (now going by Louis) says he no longer has access to his episodes (sad face). Hey Rhys, Do you want to do some more recapping on here from next week, as I should hav...
by James Robinson
Tue May 04, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 22nd April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 79)
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 22nd April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 79)

2nd Numbers Alt.: ((100 + 25 - 4) x 7) + 50 = 897
3rd Numbers Alt.: (7 x 3 x 25) + (6 x 6) + 1 = 662
4th Numbers Alt.: ((75 + 1) x (100 / 25)) + 10 = 314
by James Robinson
Tue May 04, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 79)
Replies: 0
Views: 722

Thursday 22nd April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 April 2021. C1: Champion Dave Lomax (2 wins, 180 points.) A baker from Halifax, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Jack Cannon. A student at Canterbury Christchurch University, where he hopes to be a primary school teacher. He's a member of the university show choir too. ...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 21st April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 78)
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 21st April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 78)

Isn’t there supposed to be some vetting on convicted criminals...??? :roll: :roll: :roll:

Probably let on as it was a suspended sentence...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 78)
Replies: 0
Views: 696

Wednesday 21st April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 78)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 April 2021. C1: Champion Dave Lomax (1 win, 90 points.) A baker from Halifax, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Paul Holland. A head of football development from Long Eaton, Derbyshire. He's a former professional footballer who played for Mansfield Town, Sheffield Unite...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 77)
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Re: Spoilers for Tuesday 20th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 77)

1st Numbers Alt.: ((50 x 2) + 8) x 7 = 756
3rd Numbers Alt.: ((75 - 2) x 6) - (10 x 10) + 1 = 339
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 77)
Replies: 0
Views: 644

Tuesday 20th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 77)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 April 2021. C1: Champion Adam Posner (2 wins, 161 points.) A business development employee from Stockport, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Dave Lomax. A baker from Halifax, West Yorkshire. He used to be a crime analyst for the West Yorkshire Police. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday 19th April 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 635

Spoilers For Monday 19th April 2021

SOLANDER in R1, CATHODES in R10, BIPLANE in R11.

4th Numbers Alt.: ((8 + 5) x 75) - 50 - 7 = 918

Ebony was very unlucky there, looked like she was going to nick it until that awkward numbers game at the end there.... :(
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 76)
Replies: 0
Views: 612

Monday 19th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 76)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 April 2021. C1: Champion Adam Posner (1 win, 89 points.) A business development employee from Stockport, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Ebony Thurston. A bingo session manager from Morecambe, Lancashire. She owns a dog, a rabbit, a canary, a cockatiel, a python and ...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Friday 16th April 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 643

Spoilers For Friday 16th April 2021

AUMBRIES in R5 and GOATISH in R11.

2nd Numbers Alts.: (((7 x 6) - 1) x 10) + 25 & ((7 + 1) x 50) + 25 + 10 = 435

Great comeback win there by Adam, thought he had it with his 9 in R12, then lost it when James got his 9 in R13. Great stuff. ;) :) :D
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 75)
Replies: 0
Views: 608

Friday 16th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 75)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 April 2021. C1: Champion James Notton (3 wins, 280 points.) A recent law graduate from the University of Sussex, but is originally from Shepperton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Adam Posner. A business development employee from Stockport, Greater Manchester. He once kayaked wi...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 74)
Replies: 0
Views: 604

Thursday 15th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 74)

Countdown recap for Thursday 15 April 2021. C1: Champion James Notton (2 wins, 181 points.) A recent law graduate from the University of Sussex, but is originally from Shepperton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Tom Adlam. A development advisor from Chingford, Greater London. He has previously lived all over...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Wednesday 14th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 73)
Replies: 4
Views: 953

Re: Spoilers for Wednesday 14th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 73)

4th Numbers Alt.: ((5 + 1 + 1) x 25) + 100 + 8 = 283

And also YOUNGIE in R7.
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 73)
Replies: 0
Views: 606

Wednesday 14th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 73)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 April 2021. C1: Champion James Notton (1 win, 95 points.) A recent law graduate from the University of Sussex, but is originally from Shepperton, Surrey. C2: Challenger Mike Bennett. A prison officer from Lancashire. He once did a drawing for his daughter's school wo...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 72)
Replies: 0
Views: 575

Tuesday 13th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 72)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 April 2021. C1: Champion Joe Parry (2 wins, 127 points.) A 21-year-old from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. C2: Challenger James Notton. A recent law graduate from the University of Sussex. He likes rugby and when he was a kid, he went on a school rugby trip to Ne...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: RIP Marcel Stellman
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Re: RIP Marcel Stellman

Definitely a man who changed all our lives for the better...

RIP Marcel. :cry:
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 71)
Replies: 0
Views: 400

Monday 12th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 71)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 April 2021. C1: Champion Joe Parry (1 win, 80 points.) A 21-year-old from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. C2: Challenger Jay Turner. A salesman and amateur football referee from Dover, Kent. DC: Susie Dent and Nicki Chapman. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or sol...
by James Robinson
Mon May 03, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 12th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 71)
Replies: 5
Views: 1450

Re: Spoilers for Monday 12th April 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 71)

Anyone notice the bad edit in R7? They gave the score just as they were finishing writing as 18-12, when it was 18-19, clearly cos they were still using the clock from the last round, as it wasn't zooming in, as in other letters games...

3rd Numbers Alt.: ((75 - 2) x (10 + 3)) + 9 - 4 = 954
by James Robinson
Sun May 02, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 70)
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Friday 9th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 70)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 April 2021. C1: Champion Jane Peet (4 wins, 358 points.) A retired prison officer from Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Joe Parry. From Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. He likes playing the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game, and plays competitively in national...
by James Robinson
Sun May 02, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 69)
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Thursday 8th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 69)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 April 2021. C1: Champion Jane Peet (3 wins, 254 points.) A retired prison officer from Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Aimee Spinks. A unit stills photographer. She also went with Eddie Redmayne to meet Stephen Hawking at his house to do stills in...
by James Robinson
Sun May 02, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 68)
Replies: 0
Views: 358

Wednesday 7th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 68)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 April 2021. C1: Champion Jane Peet (2 wins, 183 points.) A retired prison officer from Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger David Green. A care worker from Launceston, Cornwall. In 2002, he lost a game of poker, and as a forfeit, he had to run the Lon...
by James Robinson
Sun May 02, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 67)
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Tuesday 6th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 67)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 April 2021. C1: Champion Jane Peet (1 win, 92 points.) A retired prison officer from near Salford, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Rob Hughes. A company director for a landscaping business from Warwick. He's a big cricket fan and was at Edgbaston when England famous ...
by James Robinson
Sun May 02, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 66)
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Monday 5th April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 66)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 April 2021. C1: Champion Duncan Simpson (2 wins, 176 points.) A warehouse operative from Wolverhampton. C2: Challenger Jane Peet. A retired prison officer from near Salford, Greater Manchester. She used to run pubs before becoming a prison officer, where she once met Pri...
by James Robinson
Sat May 01, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 65)
Replies: 0
Views: 368

Friday 2nd April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 65)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 April 2021. C1: Champion Duncan Simpson (1 win, 88 points.) A warehouse operative from Wolverhampton. C2: Challenger Peter Clegg. A recruitment officer from Baildon, West Yorkshire. He likes playing tennis and used to be the national team champion in badminton in 2010. D...
by James Robinson
Sat May 01, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Thursday 1st April 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 64)

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 April 2021. C1: Champion Ian Gibson (1 win, 66 (76) points.) A courier from Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, but is originally from Middlesbrough. C2: Challenger Duncan Simpson. A warehouse operative from Wolverhampton. He's also the vice-president of the West Midlands...
by James Robinson
Sat May 01, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 63)
Replies: 0
Views: 339

Wednesday 31st March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 63)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 March 2021. C1: Challenger Malcolm Atkinson. A musician from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. He helps to run a non-profit organisation to help vulnerable people be taught music. C2: Challenger Ian Gibson. A courier from Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, but is originall...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 62)
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Tuesday 30th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 62)

Well, Luke is surely about to be in the realms of Countdown legends...., only 2 players have got above 1,000 points in their octorun, Luke needs just 74 points, and his lowest score so far is 107...... 8-) 8-) 8-) But, he could also break the all-time highest octochamp score with a score of 136 or m...
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 29th March 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 61)
Replies: 13
Views: 1514

Re: Spoilers for Monday 29th March 2021 (Series 83, Preliminary 61)

4th Numbers Alt.: (75 x 7) - (2 x 100) - 1 = 324

SUBAGENT in R2, happy with both those. 8-) 8-) 8-)
by James Robinson
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 61)
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Monday 29th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 61)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 March 2021. C1: Champion Luke Boynton (6 wins, 789 points.) A senior finance manager from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Martin Curtis. A PR consultant from Peterborough. He likes rock music and is wearing a shirt depicting Austin Gold, a local band. DC: Susie Dent and Konn...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 29, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 60)
Replies: 0
Views: 346

Friday 26th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 60)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 March 2021. C1: Champion Luke Boynton (5 wins, 682 points.) A senior finance manager from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Dan Gardner. A primary school teacher from Nottingham. He likes playing music, including the guitar, piano and drums, as well as electronic music. DC: Su...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 59)
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Thursday 25th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 59)

Countdown recap for Thursday 25 March 2021. C1: Champion Luke Boynton (4 wins, 535 points.) A senior finance manager from Birmingham. C2: Challenger John Lorimer-George. A teacher from Minehead, Somerset. He used to be a self-employed fishmonger, but gave it up once he had a kid. DC: Susie Dent and ...
by James Robinson
Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 24th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 58)
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Wednesday 24th March 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 58)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 March 2021. C1: Champion Luke Boynton (3 wins, 415 points.) A senior finance manager from Birmingham. C2: Challenger Bobby Casey. A cinema host from London. He's wearing a shirt which has the dictionary entry for Jiu-jitsu on it. :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek: DC: Susie De...