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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: 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; 22-02-2018 at 11:45 PM.
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    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 23rd Nov 17, 4:16 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 21/12 T-A-B Mini Sudoku Collection Issue 83
    E: 21/12 T-A-B Mini Sudoku Collection Issue 83

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MSK1783

    Win £750 - Answer = 345216


    • hannonle
    • By hannonle 23rd Nov 17, 6:54 PM
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    hannonle
    Can I just ask, when there's the same prize but in a different mag (eg, the wasjig puzzles, kindle, and santorini holiday from a few posts back that have been in more than one mag) is there just one prize and multiple entries or are there multiple prizes iyswim?
    Thank you to everyone who posts on the competitions boards. You all rock!
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 23rd Nov 17, 9:14 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 14/12 & 25/01 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 12
    E: 14/12 & 25/01 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 12

    competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/PAR1712

    E: 25/01 Win £3000 cash: WALSH

    E: 14/12 Win an HP Pavilion x360 Laptop/Tablet: UNIT

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= !!!8747;
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 23rd Nov 17, 9:16 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 28/12 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 12
    E: 28/12 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 12

    competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CBC1712

    Win £3000 cash: CASTLE

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= !!!8747;
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 23rd Nov 17, 10:03 PM
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    One-Eye
    Can I just ask, when there's the same prize but in a different mag (eg, the wasjig puzzles, kindle, and santorini holiday from a few posts back that have been in more than one mag) is there just one prize and multiple entries or are there multiple prizes iyswim?
    Originally posted by hannonle
    Prizes are usually shared across "groups" of mags and you can get multiple entries. eg. The £750 cash prize is a single prize for all the "Mini" mags, the £1000 cash prize is shared between Take a Crossword and Take a Puzzle. The £3000 cash prize that ends 25/01 is shared between a large group of mags. When the prize is a holiday or actual products it is more obvious that they are shared. Sometimes a large prize is shared across all the mags such as the £5000 gold sovereigns prize ending 30/11.

    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 23rd Nov 17, 10:06 PM
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    One-Eye
    Attn Regular Posters

    On www.greatmagazines.co.uk there is a black friday code FRIDAY20 to use at checkout that gives an extra 20% off. Code is valid until 11pm on Monday 27th and you can choose whichever starting issue number you want, so anybody who wants to renew or start a subscription in the nest 2-3 months may find it useful to do so early. Note that subscriptions may be for 12, 13 or even 14 issues and the price will reflect this.


    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 23rd Nov 17, 10:16 PM
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    marialionza
    E: 21/12 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 12

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/TAP1712

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = THE SCARLET LETTER

    p.11 Win a 3 night break for 2 in Berlin – Answer = 9

    p.17 Win a mystery cash sum (9 x £58) – Answer = POCKET

    p.23 Win 1 of 11 Kindle Paperwhite e-readers – Answer = CHAPTER

    p.29 Win 1 of 2 London Theatre Breaks – Answer = GLITZY

    p.37 Win 1 of 2 sets of Wasgij jigsaw puzzles – Answer = CONNECT

    p.40 Win a week for 2 in Santorini – Answer = ARE CROSSWORD FANS

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

    p.53 Win 1 of 4 Bollinger & Chocolates gifts = TREAT

    p.59 Win 1 of 5 £100 Cinema vouchers – Answer = JOHANNA KONTA


    3-nights in Berlin is worth £1450 and is based on 2 sharing a room in a central hotel, and includes breakfasts, return flights and £200 cash towards expenses. Prize to be taken by end of December 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    The London Theatre Break is worth £429 and includes 2 tickets to see "The Play That Goes Wrong" at the Duchess Theatre. One night's accommodation is based on 2 people sharing a room in a central hotel, and includes breakfasts and £100 towards travel and expenses. Prize to be taken by end of December 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability

    The week in Santorini is worth £3000 and is based on 2 sharing a hotel room and includes return flights, transfers and £500 cash towards meals and expenses. Prize to be taken by end of December 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    Originally posted by One-Eye


    When I clicked to submit I got this message:

    SOAP-ERROR: Parsing WSDL: Couldn't load from 'https://pivotalwebservice.bauermedia.co.uk:4021/service.asmx?wsdl' : failed to load external entity "https://pivotalwebservice.bauermedia.co.uk:4021/service.asmx?wsdl"

    YET I could see the answers written as per normal.
    Anyone knows what this is about?
    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS HERE
    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 23rd Nov 17, 10:43 PM
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    compingtinkertink2010
    E: 25/01 T-A-B Wordsearches Collection Issue 13
    E: 25/01 T-A-B Wordsearches Collection Issue 13

    Win £3000

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/WOC1713

    Answer: AQUARIUS, SAGITTARIUS
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 24th Nov 17, 2:37 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 21/12 & 28/12 - TAB Codebreakers Issue 12
    Hi,

    DIRECT LINK

    28/12 - PAGE 7 – WIN £3,000 – TRAUMA

    21/12 - PAGE 25 – WIN A £100 LOVE TO SHOP VOUCHER (6 AVAILABLE) - JACKET

    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 24th Nov 17, 3:01 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 28/12 & 25/1 - TAB PUZZLE SELECTION Issue 12
    Hi,

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/TPS1712

    25/1 - PAGE 12 – WIN £3000 – PLAYED THE ROLE OF SCROOGE

    28/12 - PAGE 37 – WIN A ENGLISH HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP – MAISON DIEU

    Good Luck Everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 24th Nov 17, 3:05 PM
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    emma1092
    Hi

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/ARR1713

    25/1 - PAGE 3 – WIN £3000 – MERRY

    14/12 - PAGE 6 - WIN A SET OF DRUMMOND PARK GAMES (7 AVAILABLE) – BARDEN BELLAS


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • moggygems
    • By moggygems 24th Nov 17, 8:59 PM
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    moggygems
    E: 21/12 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 83
    E: 21/12 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 83

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MWL1783

    Win £750 - Answer: ISTANBUL
    • missprice
    • By missprice 28th Nov 17, 2:03 PM
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    missprice
    E: 22/12 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 32
    E: 22/12 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 32

    Prize £500

    Answer MINCE PIE

    linky https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/ETO1732
    63 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 !!!128549;
    • missprice
    • By missprice 28th Nov 17, 2:06 PM
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    missprice
    E: 28/12 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 12
    E: 28/12 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 12

    Prize £3000

    Answer YOM KIPPUR, SUKKOTH

    LINK https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/HWS1712
    63 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 !!!128549;
    • Ktkoozal
    • By Ktkoozal 28th Nov 17, 2:58 PM
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    Ktkoozal
    E: 25/01 Crosswords Collection Issue 13
    E: 25/01 Crosswords Collection Issue 13


    Win: £3000

    Answer: GARDEN

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CWC1713
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    After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 6th Dec 17, 1:24 PM
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    One-Eye
    TIME SAVING TIP

    If you want a time-saving URL that takes you straight to the end of this thread with a single click then use the one below. It works brilliantly if you save it as a bookmark.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4870437&page=1000#lastpost


    • tghe-retford
    • By tghe-retford 6th Dec 17, 6:30 PM
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    tghe-retford
    TIME SAVING TIP

    If you want a time-saving URL that takes you straight to the end of this thread with a single click then use the one below. It works brilliantly if you save it as a bookmark.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4870437&page=1000#lastpost

    Originally posted by One-Eye
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4870437&goto=newpost will allow you to go to the last post you viewed since you last logged in. It also has the effect of going to the last post in a thread if there are no new posts, so you shouldn't miss a post.
    • tesuhoha
    • By tesuhoha 6th Dec 17, 7:22 PM
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    tesuhoha
    TIME SAVING TIP

    If you want a time-saving URL that takes you straight to the end of this thread with a single click then use the one below. It works brilliantly if you save it as a bookmark.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4870437&page=1000#lastpost

    Originally posted by One-Eye
    Ctrl+D is a quick way to bookmark on a laptop.
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    • Blulu
    • By Blulu 6th Dec 17, 9:51 PM
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    Blulu
    TIME SAVING TIP

    If you want a time-saving URL that takes you straight to the end of this thread with a single click then use the one below. It works brilliantly if you save it as a bookmark.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4870437&page=1000#lastpost

    Originally posted by One-Eye
    Forgive the bump peeps, but I was thinking, this would be a great tip to include in the "Quick ways to sort the board" thread, which is a closed thread, but is it worth pm-ing a BG to ask for it to be added to the list? Perhaps along with other, similar hashtags and url add-ons?

    Thread linky: http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4140535

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    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 7th Dec 17, 9:39 AM
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    hdh74
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4870437&goto=newpost will allow you to go to the last post you viewed since you last logged in. It also has the effect of going to the last post in a thread if there are no new posts, so you shouldn't miss a post.
    Originally posted by tghe-retford
    Is there a way to do this with the advent posts please, or would it take too long to be worthwhile for each thread?
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