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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: none


    updated...on sale
    27/10 19/10 Arrowwords 12 ending 16/11 & 28/12 LINK
    24/11 09/11 Arrowwords 13 ending 14/12 & 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 07/12 Arrowwords 14 ending 11/01 & 25/01 pending
    09/11 19/10 Codebreakers 11 ending 23/11 & 28/12 LINK
    24/11 16/11 Codebreakers 12 ending 21/12 & 28/12 LINK
    --/-- 14/12 Codebreakers 13 ending 18/01 & 25/01 pending
    23/11 12/10 Codebreakers Collection 12 ending 28/12 LINK
    --/-- 02/11 Codebreakers Collection 13 ending 25/01 pending
    --/-- 30/11 Codebreakers Collection 14 ending 25/01 pending
    --/-- 12/10 Criss Cross Collection 12 ending 28/12 pending
    --/-- 02/11 Criss Cross Collection 13 ending 25/01 pending
    --/-- 30/11 Cross Cross Collection 14 ending 25/01 pending
    04/11 12/10 Crosswords Collection 12 ending 28/12 LINK
    28/11 02/11 Crosswords Collection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    17/12 30/11 Crosswords Collection 14 ending 25/01 LINK
    28/11 17/11 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 32 ending 22/12 LINK
    20/11 17/11 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 32 ending 22/12 LINK
    20/11 17/11 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 32 ending 22/12 LINK
    28/11 23/11 Hide 'n' Seek 12 ending 28/12 LINK
    --/-- 16/11 Mini Arrowwords Collection 71 ending 21/12 pending
    23/11 16/11 Mini Arrowword Search 20 ending 21/12 LINK
    --/-- 16/11 Mini Codebreakers Collection 83 ending 21/12 pending
    --/-- 16/11 Mini Crosswords Collection 83 ending 21/12 pending
    16/11 16/11 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 83 ending 21/12 LINK
    23/11 16/11 Mini Sudoku Collection 83 ending 21/12 LINK
    16/11 16/11 Mini Wordsearch Collection 83 ending 21/12 LINK
    24/11 16/11 Mini Wordsearch Lite 83 ending 21/12 LINK
    --/-- 14/12 Mini Arrowwords Collection 72 ending 18/01 pending
    --/-- 14/12 Mini Arrowword Search 21 ending 18/01 pending
    --/-- 14/12 Mini Codebreakers Collection 84 ending 18/01 pending
    --/-- 14/12 Mini Crosswords Collection 84 ending 18/01 pending
    14/12 14/12 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    --/-- 14/12 Mini Sudoku Collection 84 ending 18/01 pending
    14/12 14/12 Mini Wordsearch Collection 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    --/-- 14/12 Mini Wordsearch Lite 84 ending 18/01 pending
    09/11 12/10 Picture Arrowwords 11 ending 16/11 & 28/12 LINK
    23/11 09/11 Picture Arrowwords 12 ending 14/12 & 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 07/12 Picture Arrowwords 13 ending 11/01 & 25/01 pending
    12/12 17/11 Puzzle Collection 74 (Christmas) ending 05/01 LINK
    27/10 26/10 Puzzle Selection 11 ending 30/11 & 28/12 LINK
    24/11 23/11 Puzzle Selection 12 ending 28/12 & 25/01 LINK
    16/12 07/12 Su-doku 13 ending 11/01 LINK
    20/11 16/11 Take a Crossword 12 ending 21/12 LINK
    --/-- 14/12 Take a Crossword 13 ending 18/01 pending
    23/11 16/11 Take a Puzzle 12 ending 21/12 LINK
    --/-- 14/12 Take a Puzzle 13 ending 18/01 pending
    21/11 14/11 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 8 ending 19/12 LINK
    15/12 26/10 Wordsearches 12 ending 28/12 LINK
    08/12 23/11 Wordsearches 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    29/10 12/10 Wordsearches Collection 12 ending 28/12 LINK
    23/11 02/11 Wordsearches Collection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 30/11 Wordsearches Collection 14 ending 25/01 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 - 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
    Word Searches - diesel06
    Word Searches Collection – compingtinkertink2010
    Last edited by One-Eye; Yesterday at 7:39 PM.
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    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 23rd Nov 17, 4:14 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 21/12 T-A-B Mini Arrow Word Search Issue 20
    E: 21/12 T-A-B Mini Arrow Word Search Issue 20

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MAS1720

    Win £750 - Answer = JOLLY


    • 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

    =^._.^= ∫
    • 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

    =^._.^= ∫
    • 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
    84 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • 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
    84 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • 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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    • 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

    Thanks Blu X
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