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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!
    • #1
    • 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: Welcome to M1604P2906 - our new poster for Criss Cross Collection


    updated...on sale
    --/-- 01/02 Arrowwords 2 ending 08/03 & 22/03 pending
    --/-- 08/02 Codebreakers 2 ending 15/03 & 22/03 pending
    --/-- 25/01 Codebreakers Collection 2 ending 22/03 pending
    --/-- 22/02 Codebreakers Collection 3 ending 19/04 pending
    04/02 25/01 Criss Cross Collection 2 ending 22/03 LINK
    22/02 22/02 Criss Cross Collection 3 ending 19/04 LINK
    20/02 25/01 Crosswords Collection 2 ending 22/03 LINK
    --/-- 22/02 Crosswords Collection 3 ending 19/04 pending
    --/-- 09/02 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 35 ending 16/03 pending
    --/-- 09/02 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 35 ending 16/03 pending
    --/-- 09/02 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 35 ending 16/03 pending
    --/-- 15/02 Hide 'n' Seek 2 ending 22/03 pending
    --/-- 08/02 Mini Arrowwords Collection 74 ending 15/03 pending
    --/-- 08/02 Mini Arrowword Search 23 ending 15/03 pending
    16/02 08/02 Mini Codebreakers Collection 86 ending 15/03 LINK
    17/02 08/02 Mini Crosswords Collection 86 ending 15/03 LINK
    08/02 08/02 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 86 ending 15/03 LINK
    22/02 08/02 Mini Sudoku Collection 86 ending 15/03 LINK
    16/02 08/02 Mini Wordsearch Lite 86 ending 15/03 LINK
    08/02 08/02 Mini Wordsearch Collection 86 ending 15/03 LINK
    --/-- 01/02 Picture Arrowwords 2 ending 08/03 & 22/03 pending
    --/-- 09/02 Puzzle Collection 76 (Winter) ending 30/03 pending
    --/-- 15/02 Puzzle Selection 2 ending 22/03 pending
    04/02 01/02 Su-doku 2 ending 08/03 LINK
    14/02 08/02 Take a Crossword 2 ending 15/03 LINK
    18/02 08/02 Take a Puzzle 2 ending 15/03 LINK
    14/02 06/02 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 11 ending 13/03 LINK
    --/-- 15/02 Wordsearch 2 ending 22/03 pending
    31/01 25/01 Wordsearches Collection 2 ending 22/03 LINK
    --/-- 22/02 Wordsearches Collection 3 ending 19/04 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 - M1604P2906
    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 - fire**fly
    Mini Wordsearch Lite - moggygems
    Picture Arrowwords - Biker*Chick
    Puzzle Collection - thrifteemee
    Puzzle Selection - emma1092
    Sudoku - gorgeouscrystal
    Take a Crossword - One-Eye
    Take a Puzzle - One-Eye
    TV Choice Puzzle Pick - fizzyhelen
    Wordsearch - diesel06
    Wordsearches Collection - compingtinkertink2010
    Last edited by One-Eye; Yesterday at 11:45 PM.
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    • avvie
    • By avvie 11th Oct 17, 2:47 PM
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    avvie
    Can i give it a try for issue 12 and see if its something i enjoy then commit to posting,



    @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
    Originally posted by bella165

    You are very welcome! Thankyou for the lovely words!
    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
    • Midnighter
    • By Midnighter 11th Oct 17, 3:35 PM
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    Midnighter
    Hi

    I have entered quite a few competitions from this thread and I do get a lot of junk mail but I just wanted to know how easy or obvious it is when you win?

    I have not entered that much to make me think I should have won but I also wouldn't know what to look for if I do win.

    Thanks
    Originally posted by borolad77
    From personal experience most of the magazines will send you a letter informing you of the win. If it's a cash win they'll include a cheque; if it's something else they'll tend to give the details of whichever PR company is handling the prize.
    2018 Wins: Midnight Radiance Mask, Paris Through a Fashion Eye, Salvage the Bones & Pomegranate Active.

    Avatar Angel Seraphina painted by Julie L.
    • Lola888
    • By Lola888 11th Oct 17, 8:23 PM
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    Lola888
    Hi

    I have entered quite a few competitions from this thread and I do get a lot of junk mail but I just wanted to know how easy or obvious it is when you win?

    I have not entered that much to make me think I should have won but I also wouldn't know what to look for if I do win.

    Thanks
    Originally posted by borolad77
    I have won before and it is very obvious as the letter is on Take A Break headed notepaper, there's no mistaking it.
    Got married 13/11/10
    DD1 born 25/03/12
    DD2 born 28/11/13
    • keshimonster
    • By keshimonster 11th Oct 17, 10:27 PM
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    keshimonster
    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
    ]
    Originally posted by avvie
    Post #2033 above is open but says prize is £5000 in Gold Sovereigns?
    BANGARANG
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 12th Oct 17, 12:37 AM
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    One-Eye
    Post #2033 above is open but says prize is £5000 in Gold Sovereigns?
    Originally posted by keshimonster
    see post #2032

    E: 30/11 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 11

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

    Win £5000 in gold sovereigns: MINE
    Originally posted by avvie
    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 12th Oct 17, 7:29 AM
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    marialionza
    Please, please for the love of god.
    Can we keep it simple?
    Last edited by marialionza; 12-10-2017 at 7:40 PM.
    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS HERE
    • avvie
    • By avvie 12th Oct 17, 5:08 PM
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    avvie
    Post #2033 above is open but says prize is £5000 in Gold Sovereigns?
    Originally posted by keshimonster

    There were 2 competitions in that issue, but only the £5000 is showing for now.
    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
    • Ktkoozal
    • By Ktkoozal 13th Oct 17, 2:26 AM
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    Ktkoozal
    E: 30/11 Crosswords Collection Issue 11
    E: 30/11 Crosswords Collection Issue 11


    Win: £5000 in gold sovereigns

    Answer: MINE

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CWC1711

    Many thanks for One-Eye
    Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    • Ktkoozal
    • By Ktkoozal 13th Oct 17, 2:33 AM
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    Ktkoozal
    Does anyone have Crosswords Collection Issue 10?
    Does anyone have the answer for issue 10 of Crosswords Collection, please? Due to needing to resubscribe, I missed out on issue 10 of this mag so I therefore cannot post the competition. It is open til 02/11. Please PM me if anyone has the answer and I will post it. Many thanks, and thanks to One-Eye for the pm of the answer for Issue 11. I now have Issue 12 onwards so I will post that one soon.
    Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 17th Oct 17, 4:58 PM
    • 329 Posts
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    emma1092
    E: 26/10 & 30/11 - TAB Codebreakers Issue 10
    Hi,

    DIRECT LINK

    30/11 - PAGE 7 – WIN GOLD SOVERIGNS – MINE

    26/10 - PAGE 25 – WIN A SAMSUNG SMART TV - ADVERT

    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 17th Oct 17, 5:08 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 26/10 & 30/11 - TAB ARROWORDS Issue 11
    Hi

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/ARR1711

    30/11 - PAGE 2 – WIN GOLD SOVERIGNS – MINE

    26/10 - PAGE 6 - WIN A £100 LAKELAND VOUCHER (7 AVAILABLE) – GRACEPOINT


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 17th Oct 17, 5:12 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 02/11 & 30/11 - TAB PUZZLE SELECTION Issue 10
    Hi,

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/TPS1710

    30/11 - PAGE 2 – WIN GOLD SOVERIGNS – MINE

    02/11 - PAGE 37 – WIN A COFFEE MACHINE – LATTE

    Good Luck Everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • charmed1318
    • By charmed1318 19th Oct 17, 11:17 AM
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    charmed1318
    E: 30/11 - TAB Mini Codebreakers - Issue 81
    Hi

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MCB1781

    30/11 – WIN GOLD SOVERIGNS – MINE


    Good Luck


    • JamboDP
    • By JamboDP 20th Oct 17, 10:25 PM
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    JamboDP
    E: 16/11 T.A.B. Sudoku Issue 11
    E: 16/11 T.A.B. Sudoku Issue 11

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/SUT1711

    Prize - £500

    answer = 587463192
    Last edited by JamboDP; 12-11-2017 at 7:43 PM.
    I do it just for fun and whatever I win is a bonus
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 21st Oct 17, 11:26 AM
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    fire**fly
    E: 23/11 TAB Mini Puzzle Mix Issue 82 Win £750
    TAB Mini Puzzle Mix Issue 82 Win £750.

    Reg/Log in..
    Mini Puzzle Mix Collection - Issue 82: Closing date 23 November 2017
    19 October 2017 to 23 November 2017
    answer - CASTLE
    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/


    #
    ''Be happy for this moment.
    This moment is your life''
    Omar Khayyam.









    • diesel06
    • By diesel06 23rd Oct 17, 12:47 PM
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    diesel06
    Hi if anyone has the latest issue of TAB wordsearch I would be grateful if you could post. Unfortunately my dad and brother are unwell at the moment andI have a lot going on. I should be able to post the next issue if someone can let me know when it is on sale. Good luck everyone
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 23rd Oct 17, 3:55 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Wordsearch Issue 11
    E: 30/11 T-A-B Wordsearch Issue 11

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/WOR1711

    Win £5000 Gold Sovereigns - Answer = MINE


    issue 12 on sale 26/10


    Last edited by One-Eye; 27-10-2017 at 12:41 AM.
    • RedCardinal
    • By RedCardinal 27th Oct 17, 8:59 AM
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    RedCardinal
    E: 23/11 TAB mini Sudoku Collection Competition issue 82
    Win £750 TAB mini Sudoku Collection Competition issue 82


    Answer 613245


    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MSK1782
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 27th Oct 17, 1:40 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 16/11 & 28/12 - TAB ARROWORDS Issue 12
    Hi

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/ARR1712

    28/12 - PAGE 3 – WIN £3000 – CHILL

    16/11 - PAGE 6 - WIN A FESTIVE HAMPERS (6 AVAILABLE) – WESTEROS


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 27th Oct 17, 1:45 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 30/11 & 28/12 - TAB PUZZLE SELECTION Issue 11
    Hi,

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/TPS1711

    28/12 - PAGE 12 – WIN £3000 – CHILDRENS AUTHORS

    30/11 - PAGE 37 – WIN A PUZZLE BUNDLE – RADAR

    Good Luck Everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
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