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    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 16th Jan 14, 5:22 PM
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    One-Eye
    Take a Break Puzzle Magazines -regularly updated- DO NOT EXPIRE POSTS ON THIS THREAD!
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    • 16th Jan 14, 5:22 PM
    Take a Break Puzzle Magazines -regularly updated- DO NOT EXPIRE POSTS ON THIS THREAD! 16th Jan 14 at 5:22 PM
    PLEASE DO NOT CLICK "EXPIRED" ON THIS THREAD - IT IS UPDATED REGULARLY

    The competitions in the Take-A-Break puzzle magazines are posted in this thread. A list of competitions that are currently live is maintained below. For further information see post #2.

    NEWS: We ♥ Mixed Puzzles is no longer published. Thanks to lhl24 for posting the mag regularly.


    updated...on sale
    14/09 31/08 Arrowwords 10 ending 28/09 & 02/11 LINK
    17/10 21/09 Arrowwords 11 ending 26/10 & 30/11 LINK
    17/10 21/09 Codebreakers 10 ending 26/10 & 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 19/10 Codebreakers 11 ending 23/11 & 28/12 pending
    05/10 24/08 Codebreakers Collection 10 ending 02/11 LINK
    --/-- 14/09 Codebreakers Collection 11 ending 30/11 pending
    --/-- 12/10 Codebreakers Collection 12 ending 28/12 pending
    04/09 24/08 Criss Cross Collection 10 ending 02/11 LINK
    07/10 14/09 Criss Cross Collection 11 ending 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 12/10 Criss Cross Collection 12 ending 28/12 pending
    --/-- 24/08 Crosswords Collection 10 ending 02/11 pending
    13/10 14/09 Crosswords Collection 11 ending 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 12/10 Crosswords Collection 12 ending 28/12 pending
    05/10 22/09 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 30 ending 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 22/09 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 30 ending 30/11 pending
    --/-- 22/09 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 30 ending 30/11 pending
    05/10 28/09 Hide 'n' Seek 10 ending 02/11 LINK
    02/10 21/09 Mini Arrowwords Collection 69 ending 30/11 LINK
    26/09 21/09 Mini Arrowword Search 18 ending 30/11 LINK
    19/10 21/09 Mini Codebreakers Collection 81 ending 30/11 LINK
    02/10 21/09 Mini Crosswords Collection 81 ending 30/11 LINK
    23/09 21/09 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 81 ending 30/11 LINK
    26/09 21/09 Mini Sudoku Collection 81 ending 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 21/09 Mini Wordsearch Collection 81 ending 30/11 pending
    29/09 21/09 Mini Wordsearch Lite 81 ending 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Arrowwords Collection 70 ending 23/11 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Arrowword Search 19 ending 23/11 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Codebreakers Collection 82 ending 23/11 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Crosswords Collection 82 ending 23/11 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 82 ending 23/11 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Sudoku Collection 82 ending 23/11 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Wordsearch Collection 82 ending 23/11 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Mini Wordsearch Lite 82 ending 23/11 pending
    05/10 14/09 Picture Arrowwords 10 ending 19/10 & 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 12/10 Picture Arrowwords 11 ending 16/11 & 28/12 pending
    06/10 06/10 Puzzle Collection 73 (Autumn) ending 24/11 LINK
    17/10 28/09 Puzzle Selection 10 ending 02/11 & 30/11 LINK
    16/09 14/09 Su-doku 10 ending 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 12/10 Su-doku 11 ending 16/11 pending
    28/09 21/09 Take a Crossword 10 ending 26/10 & 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 19/10 Take a Crossword 11 ending 23/11 pending
    28/09 21/09 Take a Puzzle 10 ending 26/10 & 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 19/10 Take a Puzzle 11 ending 23/11 pending
    22/09 19/09 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 6 ending 24/10 & 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 17/10 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 7 ending 21/11 pending
    29/09 07/09 Wordsearches 10 ending 02/11 LINK
    --/-- 05/10 Wordsearches 11 ending 30/11 pending
    20/09 24/08 Wordsearches Collection 10 ending 02/11 LINK
    20/09 14/09 Wordsearches Collection 11 ending 30/11 LINK
    --/-- 12/10 Wordsearches Collection 12 ending 28/12 pending




    Thanks to all posters past and present for your time & effort in buying the mags and doing the puzzles.
    Our regular posters are:-

    Arrowwords - emma1092
    Code Breakers - emma1092
    Codebreakers Collection - Biker*Chick
    Criss Cross Collection - avvie
    Crossword Collection - Ktkoozal
    Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch - missprice
    Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch - bella165
    Eclipse Hide ‘n’ Seek Wordsearch - bella165
    Hide 'n' Seek - missprice
    Mini Arrowwords Collection - lyns1986
    Mini Arrowword Search - One-Eye
    Mini Codebreakers Collection - charmed1318
    Mini Crosswords Collection - lyns1986
    Mini Puzzle Mix Collection - fire**fly
    Mini Sudoku Collection - RedCardinal
    Mini Wordsearch Collection - binkerboobear
    Mini Wordsearch Lite - moggygems
    We ♥ Mixed Puzzles - lhl24 - discontinued
    Picture Arrowwords - Biker*Chick
    Puzzle Collection – thrifteemee
    Puzzle Selection – emma1092
    Sudoku - JamboDP
    Take a Crossword - One-Eye
    Take a Puzzle - One-Eye
    TV Choice Puzzle Pick - fizzyhelen
    Word Searches - diesel06
    Word Searches Collection – compingtinkertink2010
    Last edited by One-Eye; Yesterday at 8:36 PM.
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    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 28th Sep 17, 9:01 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 26/10 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 10
    E: 26/10 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 10

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/TAP1710

    P.2 Win £5000 in Gold Sovereigns - Answer = MINE ... (this comp closes 30/11)

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = DUCK SOUP

    p.11 Win a 3 night break for 2 in Vienna – Answer = 6

    p.17 Win a mystery cash sum (7 x £77) – Answer = INFUSE

    p.23 Win 1 of 6 Tefal Actifry – Answer = ROAST

    p.29 Win 1 of 3 Bose Wireless Headphones – Answer = TUNEFUL

    p.34 Win a £2500 Travel Voucher + £500 Cash – Answer = ALICE BABYSAT KEANU

    p.41 Win 1 of 6 Homedics Foot Spas – Answer = SOOTHE

    p.47 Win 1 of 25 cash prizes from £10 to £250 – Answer = CHEQUE

    p.53 Win 1 of 12 Afternoon Teas for Two = SPREAD

    p.59 Win 1 of 5 £100 River Island vouchers – Answer = PRUE LEITH


    3-nights in Vienna is worth £1500 and is based on 2 sharing a hotel room, and includes breakfasts, return flights and £250 cash towards expenses. Prize to be taken by end of October 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    Afternoon Tea for 2 is worth £60 and is available at over 100 venues around the country.


    • moggygems
    • By moggygems 29th Sep 17, 10:11 AM
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    moggygems
    E: 30/11 T.A.B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 81
    E: 30/11 T.A.B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 81

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MWL1781

    Win £5000 Gold Sovereigns. - Answer - MINE
    • diesel06
    • By diesel06 29th Sep 17, 12:27 PM
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    diesel06
    E: 02/11 TAB Wordsearch Issue 10
    E: 02/11 TAB Wordsearch Issue 10

    Win £3000

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/WOR1710

    Answer DANCE THE FLAMENCO

    Good luck everyone and a big thank you to One-eye for posting the last one
    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 2nd Oct 17, 11:37 PM
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    lyns1986
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Mini Arrowwords collection Issue 69
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Mini Arrowwords collection Issue 69

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MAR1769

    Win £5000 in gold sovereigns

    Answer = MINE
    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 2nd Oct 17, 11:39 PM
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    lyns1986
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Mini crossword collection Issue 81
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Mini crossword collection Issue 81

    Win £5000 in gold sovereigns

    Answer = MINE

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MXW1781x
    • missprice
    • By missprice 5th Oct 17, 3:16 PM
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    missprice
    E: 30/11 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 30
    E: 30/11 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 30

    Prize £5000 in gold sovereigns

    Answer MINE

    link https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/ETO1730

    Is live link.
    84 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • missprice
    • By missprice 5th Oct 17, 3:19 PM
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    missprice
    E: 02/11 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 10
    E: 02/11 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 10

    Prize £3000

    Answer SHINNECOCK HILLS

    link https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/HWS1710

    Is live
    84 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 5th Oct 17, 9:16 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 19/10 & 30/11 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 10
    E: 19/10 & 30/11 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 10

    competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/PAR1710

    E: 30/11 Win £5000 in gold sovereigns: MINE

    E: 19/10 Win 6 x Amazing food and drink hampers: COURGETTE

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 5th Oct 17, 9:18 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 02/11 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 10
    E: 02/11 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 10

    competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CBC1710

    Win £3000: BLEACH

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • thrifteemee
    • By thrifteemee 6th Oct 17, 4:54 PM
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    thrifteemee
    E: 13/10 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 72 (Harvest)
    E: 13/10 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 72 (Harvest)

    Win: £500

    Answer: WHEAT

    Enter: Here
    • thrifteemee
    • By thrifteemee 6th Oct 17, 4:55 PM
    • 408 Posts
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    thrifteemee
    E: 24/11 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 73 (Autumn)
    E: 24/11 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 73 (Autumn)

    Win: £500

    Answer: JACKET

    Enter: Here
    • avvie
    • By avvie 7th Oct 17, 9:31 PM
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    avvie
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 11
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 11

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CRC1711

    Win £5000 in gold sovereigns: MINE
    2017 Alphabet Challenge
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


    Win £400 in 2017: £60.40/£400
    Win 10 prizes: 5/10
    April Prizes won: 3/2
    • avvie
    • By avvie 7th Oct 17, 9:36 PM
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    avvie
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 11
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 11

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CRC1711

    Win £3000 - answer: HELEN MIRREN

    NO OPTION TO ENTER ANSWER AS OF YET


    This is going to be my last posting of the answers due to me moving to Orlando in 2 weeks to work in Disney World. Good Luck everyone!
    2017 Alphabet Challenge
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


    Win £400 in 2017: £60.40/£400
    Win 10 prizes: 5/10
    April Prizes won: 3/2
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 7th Oct 17, 10:18 PM
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    One-Eye
    We need a new regular poster for TAB Criss Cross Collection starting with issue 12

    If anybody would like to volunteer please reply in the thread or send me a PM


    bella165 has volunteered to do issue 12 and may be able to continue with other issues.




    Last edited by One-Eye; 13-10-2017 at 12:40 AM.
    • avvie
    • By avvie 8th Oct 17, 8:28 PM
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    avvie
    It is issue 11 (that's what it say's on the front cover) 12 isn't out yet. Post #2032 is the same magazine, but on the inside cover as a separate competition.
    2017 Alphabet Challenge
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


    Win £400 in 2017: £60.40/£400
    Win 10 prizes: 5/10
    April Prizes won: 3/2
    • bella165
    • By bella165 9th Oct 17, 4:40 PM
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    bella165
    We need a new regular poster for TAB Criss Cross Collection starting with issue 12

    If anybody would like to volunteer please reply in the thread or send me a PM



    Originally posted by One-Eye
    Sorry to bump but is this also from tescos please or on sub?
    Replies to posts are always welcome, if they are done in the correct manner. If I have made a mistake in the post, I am human, tell me nicely and it will be corrected. If your reply cannot be nice, has an underlying issue, or you believe that you are God, please post in another forum. Thank you
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 9th Oct 17, 4:45 PM
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    One-Eye
    Sorry to bump but is this also from tescos please or on sub?
    Originally posted by bella165
    Criss Cross Collection is available on subscription, and is also sold in shops. My local WH Smith sell it, but I don't know about Tesco.
    • avvie
    • By avvie 9th Oct 17, 4:56 PM
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    avvie
    Sorry to bump but is this also from tescos please or on sub?
    Originally posted by bella165
    I got mine monthly from W.H Smith
    2017 Alphabet Challenge
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


    Win £400 in 2017: £60.40/£400
    Win 10 prizes: 5/10
    April Prizes won: 3/2
    • bella165
    • By bella165 9th Oct 17, 5:58 PM
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    bella165
    Criss Cross Collection is available on subscription, and is also sold in shops. My local WH Smith sell it, but I don't know about Tesco.
    Originally posted by One-Eye
    Can i give it a try for issue 12 and see if its something i enjoy then commit to posting,

    This is going to be my last posting of the answers due to me moving to Orlando in 2 weeks to work in Disney World. Good Luck everyone!
    @avvie thank you for all your time and effort over the last 7years, I wish you all the best with the move and new job,hope you have a amazing journey/time,Good luck hunny x
    Replies to posts are always welcome, if they are done in the correct manner. If I have made a mistake in the post, I am human, tell me nicely and it will be corrected. If your reply cannot be nice, has an underlying issue, or you believe that you are God, please post in another forum. Thank you
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 9th Oct 17, 7:38 PM
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    One-Eye
    Can i give it a try for issue 12 and see if its something i enjoy then commit to posting.
    Originally posted by bella165
    That's great - let me know what you decide.
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