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by Matt Morrison
Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 378
Views: 72420

Re: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread

That's well outside the radius.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Countdown App Looking for Beta Testers
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: New Countdown App Looking for Beta Testers

Happy to take a look at this Jack but I probably don't have a companion non-nerdy friend to accompany me.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 68
Views: 15449

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

The crown ranking was added in season 3 and there's a counter to tell you what level you are at. Ah yes, of course, the crown rewards thing! Stupid me. I've never actually noticed it in the corner of the home screen before, only ever pay attention to it when I win one. Ok so mine is 76. -16 for Sea...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 68
Views: 15449

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Hex-a-gone which is easily the best event overall. I would play that as a game on its own. You do get to on the PS yeah? This is what I meant by Hex Trials. Not sure I understand the question? If I took you up right, you can't play individual events on PS. I wish you could. What I was saying was if...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 68
Views: 15449

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Mark James wrote:
Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:54 am
Hex-a-gone which is easily the best event overall. I would play that as a game on its own.
You do get to on the PS yeah? This is what I meant by Hex Trials.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 68
Views: 15449

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

I'll talk more about your breakdown soon, but for now... I have 40 odd crowns. You get some by levelling up so I'd say I'm about the same as Matt with about 30 - 35 show wins. I "have" - present. Do you never spend crowns? How long have you been playing? Typical season rewards (I'm looking at S4 but...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Food and Drink Discoveries or inventions/fusions
Replies: 18
Views: 1430

Re: Food and Drink Discoveries or inventions/fusions

Never heard of disc chips. Sounds like you're talking about poutine. Except any Canadian worth a moose's guff goes absolutely mad when someone British dares to call it poutine when they're using mozzarella. It's gotta be the curds. Proper. I was very sceptical about poutine. Chips and gravy, yes. Ch...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 68
Views: 15449

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Adam Dexter wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:08 pm
Have you ever managed to actually win a campaign?
It's a shame it's not possible to see your stats. I know a lot of people have asked for this. At a guess I've won about 30-35 shows? Not sure. About 5 of those were Thin Ice Trials. Only managed 1 win on Hex Trials.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 68
Views: 15449

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Just wanted to say the season 4 update for Fall Guys is fantastic. On another note does anyone here play Amomg Us? Would anyone be interested in getting a C4 Countdown group game going? Oops evidently didn't read properly, thought you were offering FG squads. Can do Among Us, I've not really got in...
by Matt Morrison
Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What computer games have you been playing lately?
Replies: 68
Views: 15449

Re: What computer games have you been playing lately?

Who plays on PC? FG is not cross-platform is it? I have Ben on my Steam list but I'm sure when I asked Mark before he was PlayStation. But in principle, it'd be fantastic, particularly as I'm finding Squads to be a fucking nightmare in general. I don't want to look down on weaker players but qualify...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 790
Views: 235671

Re: People you shouldn't trust

It's just that anyone who picked invisibility would obviously be a seriously dangerous person to have in your life, and a probable psychopath. Yep. Especially when you could still hear them fapping. Just to say, I think there's a fapping/flapping invisibility/flying joke somewhere. Might not be tho...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 790
Views: 235671

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:07 am
People who say "is is" when it doesn't make sense (which is most of the time).
Do a sentence please.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 221
Views: 36149

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Huh? What wish? I was talking about the title, it reminded me of the end of Looney Tunes cartoons.
by Matt Morrison
Wed Feb 03, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Lingo
Replies: 8
Views: 2391

Re: Lingo

It really annoys me when he says "the money is worth".
by Matt Morrison
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 1st February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 21)
Replies: 2
Views: 1064

Re: Spoilers for Monday 1st February 2021 (Series 83, Prelim 21)

Happened to watch the second half of the episode, been a while. Definitely buzzed in with DAZZLING and worked out it was DEGLAZING in Conundrum Checking Time.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: I made a Word Ladders app
Replies: 14
Views: 4844

Re: I made a Word Ladders app

Again though, it's such an old format that I assume the app isn't linked to the TV show at all?
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 221
Views: 36149

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Just to say, every time I read the title of this thread - every time, from the first post to now - I always expect it to be a "and that's all folks" thing.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 790
Views: 235671

Re: People you shouldn't trust

Yeah you're probably right about my body poof (or whatever they are called, I never quite know) being full of germs, but gawdammit they're my germs. I'd rather have a me-dirty satisfying enjoyable shower than a miserable clean shower. And whilst in principle I get behind the no-plastic of soap, don'...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 790
Views: 235671

Re: People you shouldn't trust

I didn't think these people existed but having spoken to a couple of people I think they might (though I think they probably just haven't paid attention to what they do) - people who stand with their head constantly in the stream of water when they're having a shower. I step mostly out of the water...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Double contractions
Replies: 11
Views: 2566

Re: Double contractions

Anyway this came from me writing we'll've without thinking too much about it, then reading it and going "hang on, that's got two apostrophes in it, that can't be right" and then googling it and turning out that seemingly it is absolutely alright? Most confusing, but I'm going to start looking for op...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Double contractions
Replies: 11
Views: 2566

Double contractions

by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 30
Views: 17005

Re: Steam codes

Anyone else care to share Steam usernames? I think I only have Ben on my list. Does anyone else play Fall Guys?
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 317
Views: 140183

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Ian Volante wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:08 pm
Tom S wrote:
Wed Dec 16, 2020 3:20 pm
Was getting Boaby the barman (of Still Game fame) vibes from Ian during his appearances over the past 2 days with the sideburns and longer hair.
Had to look him up. Eek!
Are you running Google on a potato? Let me know in April.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Veganuary
Replies: 17
Views: 3958

Re: Veganuary

I've always thought that Gevin. I suppose the benefits of synching up with "new year new me" attitudes far outweigh the fact people might have a small stockpile of chocolate left over for Christmas. Perhaps that even gives people something to look forward to for February 1st. But yeah, vegan for qui...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 378
Views: 72420

Re: COVID-19 Coronavirus Thread

Got my first shot this morning? Felt a bit naughty.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 30
Views: 17005

Re: Steam codes

Shot in the dark but I don't suppose anyone wants to purchase two games from this selection? https://www.fanatical.com/en/pick-and-mix/platinum-collection-build-your-own-bundle I really want one (Train Valley 2) which I'm more than happy to pay the £3 for but can't justify for £9. Happy to pay a bit...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1953
Views: 380846

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Jonathan Willis wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:01 am
Thank you Gavin and Johnny. I am scared of getting into gaming as i had a brush with addiction to a game in the past.
Nothing to be ashamed of, unless it was "the game" rather than "a game". What was it?
by Matt Morrison
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Welcome! - Post here first
Replies: 1953
Views: 380846

Re: Welcome! - Post here first

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:33 pm
Hello and welcome!
This might be the most desperate of all your 10 million posts.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: I made a Word Ladders app
Replies: 14
Views: 4844

Re: I made a Word Ladders app

Yeah Lingo isn't great. The format is as old as the sun though eh, no one is infringing on anyone here.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Covid 19 roll call
Replies: 12
Views: 2756

Re: Covid 19 roll call

Contracted it mid-December, via Heather's school being more concerned with staying open and bums on seats than sensible measures. Am in the extremely vulnerable category due to a drug I take to control my psoriasis being an immunosuppressant (and having a comorbidite to go along with it). Isolation ...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Steam codes
Replies: 30
Views: 17005

Re: Steam codes

Steam codes for these if you want:
* F1 2018
* FIA European Truck Racing Championship
by Matt Morrison
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 221
Views: 36149

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Paul Anderson wrote:
Sun Dec 06, 2020 12:30 am
oopacks
Throwback to Scott Gillies on the show.
by Matt Morrison
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: "Viral" maths problem
Replies: 13
Views: 3257

Re: "Viral" maths problem

I do like to work with booleans.
by Matt Morrison
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: "Viral" maths problem
Replies: 13
Views: 3257

Re: "Viral" maths problem

Damn I must've been drunk. Saw you quoting that and I thought I must've made that post years ago, not last night.
by Matt Morrison
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: "Viral" maths problem
Replies: 13
Views: 3257

Re: "Viral" maths problem

Code: Select all

const printThisShitOut = `Gevin is in love with ${c4c.filter(c => !!c.cool).join(" and ")} and he is a prick.`;
by Matt Morrison
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 865
Views: 266356

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

You can get proper hypoallergenic proper cats.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who posts here?
Replies: 55
Views: 8783

Re: Who posts here?

can you repeat that please Robbo?
by Matt Morrison
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: "Viral" maths problem
Replies: 13
Views: 3257

Re: "Viral" maths problem

If a(b+c) == ab + ac isn't it 1?

Not done maths in many years so don't remember the rules as to when you would expand the brackets.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: RIP Howard Somerset
Replies: 11
Views: 2648

Re: RIP Howard Somerset

That's sad. Never really got to know Howard other than a few cursory exchanges on C4C but "easy going nature" seems right, always struck me as someone very laid back, calm and friendly. Definitely one of the good guys.
by Matt Morrison
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)
Replies: 34
Views: 19512

Re: the Countdowners In My Place game (CIMP)

And in the age of pandemic, your jealousy knows no rule-breaking bounds!
I can't see myself hitting lucky number 13 for some time... grr...
by Matt Morrison
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 221
Views: 36149

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Yeah that's fair. It's quite easy in person as you can say a lot in a simple look shared between host and contestant. A bit tougher over a Zoom call to know what people are looking at or what a look means but as long as declaring your willingness to end early isn't too obvious in a way that might af...
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 221
Views: 36149

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:18 pm
I'd give more weight to the opinion of your statistician who's been watching since day 1, than some dude who wasn't arsed to watch till this week.
Sure, if the program is made for statisticians and pricks.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 221
Views: 36149

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

General feedback: I don't think in this format you should ever end round early. I saw a numbers round the other day (I guess in Larsen's first game) where it was super easy and Paul just called a stop to it after 10 seconds. Tonight there was one that was obviously impossible. Whether or not the con...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: ...and that's ZoomDown
Replies: 221
Views: 36149

Re: ...and that's ZoomDown

Just started watching. Your outfit (is that the word?) is amazing Fiona! WAR LARSEN!
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Re: Ticket #5803: ZoomDown - evidence of potential cheating
Replies: 72
Views: 11596

Re: Re: Ticket #5803: ZoomDown - evidence of potential cheating

Fiona T wrote:
Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:42 pm
good old Jon Corby [...] gets wheeled out
Granddad.
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Three words
Replies: 7
Views: 2046

Re: Three words

I should probably say, this was a black IPA with blueberry and maple syrup in it, which should go some way to explain 1 and 3.

And well, what do you know - looked up vaccinium and apparently we're talking blueberry. Thanks Conor! Is that a word you know?
by Matt Morrison
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Three words
Replies: 7
Views: 2046

Three words

I can't get the middle one

11.5.2.6.18.20.1.1.19
3.1.9.14.13.22.21.9.3
2.5.3.17.21.5

(loosely?) beer related
by Matt Morrison
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1498
Views: 435221

Re: Ask Graeme?

cool page. someone add Heather's! http://wiki.apterous.org/Episode_4984
by Matt Morrison
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Xmas Specials
Replies: 7
Views: 2012

Re: Xmas Specials

I wish I'd been on by now so I could do one with Heather. Best of luck to everyone who puts themselves forward for this, great opportunity!
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 689
Views: 279597

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

I forgot to add that I ended the phone call (after telling you to phone me later on when you were able to actually physically talk) by saying something like "we all care about you Gevin, we all like your personality, we all like your opinions, we all like who are you and what you stand for, I love y...
by Matt Morrison
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 689
Views: 279597

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Was walking through a train station, Gevin phoned. Sounded pretty panicked, a mix of short-breathed anger and short-breathed about-to-cry. As calmly as he could he informed me that a journalist had approached him and told him they had found out about the fact that he stole a pint of milk from a news...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 595
Views: 281343

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Missed out Watchmen. Again, when it comes to top-level themes if you'd told me it was a "superheroes" show I would have steered clear. It was probably only the soundtrack work of Reznor and Finch that drew me in, and I'm glad it did as it was brilliant. Along with Succession probably the best 2 thin...
by Matt Morrison
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 595
Views: 281343

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

Avenue 5 was good fun, far from Excellent but definitely recommended for Iannucci fans. Just gone through most of The Eric Andre Show which I quite enjoyed but absolutely would not recommend to any of you. Recently finished second series of Atlanta. Kind of ambles around but perhaps all the more cha...
by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Trade Secrets
Replies: 131
Views: 24725

Re: Trade Secrets

yeah that's fucking horrible gevin
by Matt Morrison
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Ask Graeme?
Replies: 1498
Views: 435221

Re: Ask Graeme?

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:54 pm
How many times has an error been made in dictionary corner, whereby they allowed a word not in the relevant dictionary, or disallowed a word that was...?
justice for heather
by Matt Morrison
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Future of this forum
Replies: 8
Views: 5674

Re: Future of this forum

I hate this place. It's an absolute shit show and I barely post any more. It used to be so awesome. These days I log on with some vague sense of excitement (that dissipates on a daily basis) and then watch that excitement drip away as I click through pages and pages of new posts from people I've nev...