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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 THIS THREAD!
    • #1
    • 16th Jan 14, 5:22 PM
    Take a Break Puzzle Magazines - regularly updated - DO NOT EXPIRE 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 need new volunteers to post the Eclipse Wordsearch mags - see HERE


    updated...on sale
    08/11 13/10 Arrowwords 11 ending 17/11 & 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 10/11 Arrowwords 12 ending 15/12 & 29/12 pending
    10/11 20/10 Codebreakers 11 ending 24/11 & 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 17/11 Codebreakers 12 ending 22/12 & 29/12 pending
    03/12 03/11 Codebreakers Collection 12 ending 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 01/12 Codebreakers Collection 13 ending 26/01 pending
    22/11 03/11 Criss Cross Collection 12 ending 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 01/12 Criss Cross Collection 13 ending 26/01 pending
    08/11 03/11 Crosswords Collection 12 ending 08/12 LINK
    03/12 01/12 Crosswords Collection 13 ending 26/01 LINK
    --/-- 18/11 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 19 ending 23/12 pending
    --/-- 18/11 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 19 ending 23/12 pending
    --/-- 18/11 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 19 ending 23/12 pending
    14/11 27/10 Hide 'n' Seek 11 ending 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 24/11 Hide 'n' Seek 12 ending 29/12 pending
    05/11 20/10 Mini Arrowwords Collection 57 ending 08/12 LINK
    22/11 20/10 Mini Codebreakers Collection 69 ending 08/12 LINK
    01/11 20/10 Mini Crossearch Collection 6 ending 08/12 LINK
    05/11 20/10 Mini Crosswords Collection 69 ending 08/12 LINK
    21/10 20/10 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 69 ending 08/12 LINK
    20/10 20/10 Mini Sudoku Collection 69 ending 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 20/10 Mini Wordsearch Collection 69 ending 08/12 pending
    --/-- 20/10 Mini Wordsearch Lite 69 ending 08/12 pending
    --/-- 17/11 Mini Arrowwords Collection 58 ending 22/12 pending
    22/11 17/11 Mini Codebreakers Collection 70 ending 22/12 LINK
    28/11 17/11 Mini Crossearch Collection 7 ending 22/12 LINK
    --/-- 17/11 Mini Crosswords Collection 70 ending 22/12 pending
    18/11 17/11 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 70 ending 22/12 LINK
    23/11 17/11 Mini Sudoku Collection 70 ending 22/12 LINK
    --/-- 17/11 Mini Wordsearch Collection 70 ending 22/12 pending
    --/-- 17/11 Mini Wordsearch Lite 70 ending 22/12 pending
    28/10 26/10 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    28/11 22/11 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles 12 ending 27/12 LINK
    01/11 13/10 Picture Arrowwords 11 ending 17/11 & 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 10/11 Picture Arrowwords 12 ending 15/12 & 29/12 pending
    --/-- 04/11 Puzzle Collection 65 (Christmas) ending 23/12 pending
    --/-- 27/10 Puzzle Selection 11 ending 01/12 & 08/12 pending
    --/-- 24/11 Puzzle Selection 12 ending 29/12 pending
    22/10 13/10 Su-doku 11 ending 08/12 LINK
    15/11 10/11 Su-doku 12 ending 15/12 LINK
    16/10 13/10 Su-doku Killer 11 ending 08/12 LINK
    16/11 10/11 Su-doku Killer 12 ending 15/12 LINK
    26/10 13/10 Su-doku Selection 11 ending 08/12 LINK
    14/11 10/11 Su-doku Selection 12 ending 15/12 LINK
    20/10 20/10 Take a Crossword 11 ending 24/11 & 08/12 LINK
    29/11 17/11 Take a Crossword 12 ending 27/12 LINK
    30/10 20/10 Take a Puzzle 11 ending 24/11 & 08/12 LINK
    23/11 17/11 Take a Puzzle 12 ending 27/12 LINK
    14/11 27/10 Wordsearches 11 ending 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 24/11 Wordsearches 12 ending 29/12 pending
    05/11 03/11 Wordsearches Collection 12 ending 08/12 LINK
    --/-- 01/12 Wordsearches Collection 13 ending 26/01 pending


    These mags have just the E: 13/10 £2500 Samsung Tech Package prize remaining open :-


    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 - Abbafan1972
    Crossword Collection - Ktkoozal
    Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch - missprice
    Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch - volunteer needed
    Eclipse Hide ‘n’ Seek Wordsearch - volunteer needed
    Hide 'n' Seek - missprice
    Mini Arrowwords Collection - lyns1986
    Mini Codebreakers Collection - charmed1318
    Mini Crosswords Collection - lyns1986
    Mini Crossearch Collection - One-Eye
    Mini Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch - missprice
    Mini Puzzle Mix Collection - fire**fly
    Mini Sudoku Collection - RedCardinal
    Mini Wordsearch Collection - juliesan
    Mini Wordsearch Lite - juliesan
    We ♥ Mixed Puzzles - lhl24
    Picture Arrowwords - Biker*Chick
    Puzzle Collection – thrifteemee
    Puzzle Selection – emma1092
    Sudoku - JamboDP
    Sudoku Selection - fizzyhelen - publication ceased
    Sudoku Killer - One-Eye - publication ceased
    Take a Crossword - One-Eye
    Take a Puzzle - One-Eye
    Word Searches - diesel06
    Word Searches Collection – compingtinkertink2010
    Last edited by One-Eye; 03-12-2016 at 11:49 PM.
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    • CraSiEla
    • By CraSiEla 26th Sep 16, 7:53 PM
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    CraSiEla
    Entry form
    E: 22/09 & 13/10 T-A-B Picture Arrowwords Issue 9

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Picture_Arrowwords/9

    E: 13/10 Win a top tech package: FLICK
    (see One-Eye's post #1399 for full details)

    E: 22/09 Win a Lord of the Rings break* plus £150 Amazon vouchers: TOOK

    *Locations for the two-night break are St Blazey in Cornwall and Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. Prize is based on two people sharing a hut and includes £350 towards travel, meals and any other expenses. It can be taken anytime until the end of July 2017 excluding Christmas, Easter andbank holidays and is subject to availability

    Good luck!
    Originally posted by Biker*Chick
    the form is not showing for the end date 13/10 Anyone else having problems
    Originally posted by cinders59
    Tried in Chrome & Safari and still the entry form is not showing
    ASK A WOMAN HOW SHE FEELS
    AND SHE'LL OPEN HER HEART AND TELL YOU HER

    FEARS, HOPES AND DREAMS
    ASK A MAN WHAT HE FEELS AND HE'LL TELL YOU
    HE FEELS LIKE A
    PIZZA
    • thrifteemee
    • By thrifteemee 26th Sep 16, 8:28 PM
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    thrifteemee
    E: 30/09 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 63 (Harvest)
    E: 30/09 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 63 (Harvest)

    Win: £500

    Answer: FARMER

    Enter: Here
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 29th Sep 16, 12:01 AM
    • 34,801 Posts
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    One-Eye
    E: 27/10 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 10
    E: 27/10 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 10

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Take_a_Crossword/10

    p.2 Win a £5000 New Zealand Holiday - Answer = MAORI ... (this comp closes 10/11)

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = ARRESTED AT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTESTS

    p.13 Win a 3 night trip for 2 to Sofia – Answer = BAGGAGE

    p.25 Win 1 of 5 £100 John Lewis vouchers – Answer = DESTINY

    p.39 Win 1 of 3 Garmin Sat Nav/Dash Cams – Answer = ELECTRIFY

    p.59 Win 1 of 15 Luxury Hampers – Answer = EATING



    3-nights in Sofia is worth £1500 and is based on 2 sharing a room with breakfasts and includes flights and £250 cash towards expenses. Prize to be taken by end of September 2017 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    E: 10/11 Win a 2-week holiday for 2 to New Zealand
    Prize includes return flights for 2 to Auckland and £500 spending money. The first 4-nights are in an Auckland City Centre hotel and include a city tour. You then have hotel vouchers and a hire car to spend the remainder of the holiday as you please. The prize can be taken any time until the end of September 2017 subject to availability and excluding bank holiday periods.
    • lhl24
    • By lhl24 1st Oct 16, 8:13 AM
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    lhl24
    E: 01/11 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles Issue 10
    E: 01/11 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles Issue 10

    WIN A TWO NIGHT TEPEE RETREAT IN POWYS.

    We are giving away a super soul spa break for 2 in the Welsh mountains of Powys.

    2 nights in a spacious tepee, lavishly furnished including a wood burning chimney fire and double bed with organic linen. Quality holistic treatments also included. 1st a Reiki or spiritual healing session, then later a twilight meditation session. £100 for travel & expenses.

    ANSWER: TWILIGHT

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Mixed_Puzzles/10
    2016 Prizes so far - £2581, 2015 Prizes - £3598, 2014 Prizes - £3671
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 1st Oct 16, 11:57 AM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 13/10 T-A-B Codebreakers Collection Issue 10
    E: 13/10 T-A-B Codebreakers Collection Issue 10

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Codebreakers_Collection/10

    Win a top tech package: FLICK
    (see One-Eye's post #1399 for full details)

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 1st Oct 16, 12:01 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 20/10 & 10/11 T-A-B Picture Arrowwords Issue 10
    E: 20/10 & 10/11 T-A-B Picture Arrowwords Issue 10

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Picture_Arrowwords/10

    E: 10/11 Win a £5000 New Zealand Holiday: MAORI

    E: 20/10 Win a set of Drummond Games: CHECKERS

    (see One-Eye's post #1436 for details)

    Good Luck!

    ETA - I'm having trouble with the link - the issue seems to be missing from the drop down options on the site. Am I going mad or is anyone else having a problem finding it?? RESOLVED NOW

    Anyhoo - I've emailed them to say the form is missing.

    ETA2 - nice reply received "This is now fixed and you can enter as normal. Apologies for the inconvenience and best of luck in the competition!"

    I've also switched around the answers now I can see the form! (thanks for others bumping the post below )
    Last edited by Biker*Chick; 03-10-2016 at 8:12 PM. Reason: updating link - ETA2 and switching answers around
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • mustafa say ving
    • By mustafa say ving 1st Oct 16, 4:33 PM
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    mustafa say ving
    E: 20/10 & 10/11 T-A-B Picture Arrowwords Issue 10

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Picture_Arrowwords/10

    E: 20/10 Win a set of Drummond Games: CHECKERS

    E: 10/11 Win a £5000 New Zealand Holiday: MAORI

    (see One-Eye's post #1436 for details)

    Good Luck!

    ETA - I'm having trouble with the link - the issue seems to be missing from the drop down options on the site. Am I going mad or is anyone else having a problem finding it??

    Anyhoo - I've emailed them to say the form is missing.
    Originally posted by Biker*Chick



    Missing here too
    "Every time you feel yourself getting pulled into someone else's nonsense, tell yourself: Not my circus, not my monkeys." - Mark Borkowski.
    • nettie1xoxo
    • By nettie1xoxo 1st Oct 16, 7:41 PM
    • 362 Posts
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    nettie1xoxo
    Error sorry!
    Last edited by nettie1xoxo; 01-10-2016 at 7:44 PM.
    Thank you to all of you that take the time to put the lovely comps on here
    • pixiedust3
    • By pixiedust3 1st Oct 16, 8:26 PM
    • 24 Posts
    • 3,783 Thanks
    pixiedust3
    E: 10/11 T-A-B Mini Crossearch Collection Issue 5
    E: 10/11 T-A-B Mini Crossearch Collection Issue 5

    Entry Form:
    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Mini_Crossearch_Collection/5

    Win a Holiday to New Zealand
    Answer = MAORI

    Prize details are posted on One-Eye's posting here..
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=71311194&postcount=1436

    Good-luck everyone!

    If anyone would like to become the regular poster for this mag please PM me as I am having difficulty locating the mag as it is new and there are no newsagents close to me that stock it.
    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 2nd Oct 16, 12:26 AM
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    marialionza
    Missing here too
    Originally posted by mustafa say ving


    Page not found
    The requested page could not be found.
    MERRY CHRISTMAS
    AND LOTS OF PROSPERITY
    FOR 2017
    YOU DEVOTED COMPERS
    • spendaholic
    • By spendaholic 3rd Oct 16, 11:56 AM
    • 1,392 Posts
    • 7,215 Thanks
    spendaholic
    E: 20/10 & 10/11 T-A-B Picture Arrowwords Issue 10

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Picture_Arrowwords/10

    E: 20/10 Win a set of Drummond Games: CHECKERS

    E: 10/11 Win a £5000 New Zealand Holiday: MAORI

    (see One-Eye's post #1436 for details)

    Good Luck!

    ETA - I'm having trouble with the link - the issue seems to be missing from the drop down options on the site. Am I going mad or is anyone else having a problem finding it??

    Anyhoo - I've emailed them to say the form is missing.
    Originally posted by Biker*Chick
    This one's working for me on Opera today.
    Highest debt: £35k (2005); Current debt: £9k (2016)
    MY WINS

    2 tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters; designer cat food caddy; £2,500 cash; £36 cash; Jesus Christ Superstar tickets + 2 t-shirts; Creative Craft Show tickets; Birmingham City v Barnsley FC tickets; Marillion tickets; Beyond the Pole DVD; £1,000 cash; Legend of the Guardians goody bag; Dancing on Ice tickets; Barnsley FC v Millwall tickets
    • BlueBella
    • By BlueBella 3rd Oct 16, 11:58 AM
    • 8,547 Posts
    • 297,221 Thanks
    BlueBella
    This one's working for me on Opera today.
    Originally posted by spendaholic
    Works in Chrome too
    A big thanks to all who post and sprinkling lucky dust to all who enter

    Don't judge my path if you haven't walked my journey...
    • nanto3girls
    • By nanto3girls 3rd Oct 16, 12:06 PM
    • 4,997 Posts
    • 80,370 Thanks
    nanto3girls
    Working in IE11 as well.
    SPC #55
    • Annie123456
    • By Annie123456 3rd Oct 16, 3:18 PM
    • 1,009 Posts
    • 105,601 Thanks
    Annie123456
    E: 20/10 & 10/11 T-A-B Picture Arrowwords Issue 10

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Picture_Arrowwords/10

    E: 20/10 Win a set of Drummond Games: CHECKERS

    E: 10/11 Win a £5000 New Zealand Holiday: MAORI

    (see One-Eye's post #1436 for details)

    Good Luck!

    ETA - I'm having trouble with the link - the issue seems to be missing from the drop down options on the site. Am I going mad or is anyone else having a problem finding it??

    Anyhoo - I've emailed them to say the form is missing.
    Originally posted by Biker*Chick
    Just be careful putting in your answers as they were the other way round for me...
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 3rd Oct 16, 8:15 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    Just be careful putting in your answers as they were the other way round for me...
    Originally posted by Annie123456
    Thanks Annie123456 and all others who bumped

    I couldn't see which way round the questions were with the form missing! - I've updated my original comp post now
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • charmed1318
    • By charmed1318 5th Oct 16, 3:07 PM
    • 170 Posts
    • 20,394 Thanks
    charmed1318
    E: 10/11 TAB Mini Codebreakers Issue 68
    E: 10/11 TAB Mini Codebreakers Issue 68

    Win a trip to New Zealand

    ANSWER: MAORI

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Mini_Codebreakers_Collection/68

    GOOD LUCK

    Aug Surveys: £20.14
    July Surveys: £56.65
    June Surveys: £93.47
    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 8th Oct 16, 12:58 AM
    • 258 Posts
    • 23,819 Thanks
    compingtinkertink2010
    E: 10/11 TAB Wordsearches Collection Issue 11
    E: 10/11 TAB Wordsearches Collection Issue 11

    Win a trip to New Zealand

    ANSWER: MAORI

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Wordsearches_Collection/11

    GL x
    • Ktkoozal
    • By Ktkoozal 10th Oct 16, 12:17 PM
    • 117 Posts
    • 7,711 Thanks
    Ktkoozal
    E: 10/11 TAB Crossword Collections Issue 11
    E: 10/11 TAB Crossword Collections Issue 11

    Win a trip to New Zealand

    ANSWER: MAORI

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2016/Crosswords_Collection/11
    Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 10th Oct 16, 12:55 PM
    • 269 Posts
    • 98,939 Thanks
    emma1092
    E: 20/10 & 10/11 - TAB Arrowwords Issue 10
    Hi

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/comp-Arrowwords/10

    10/11 - PAGE 3 – WIN A NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAY - MAORI

    20/10 - PAGE 6 - WIN A PLAYSTATION 4 WITH VR HEADSET – PERTWEE


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 10th Oct 16, 1:00 PM
    • 269 Posts
    • 98,939 Thanks
    emma1092
    E: 27/10 & 10/11 - TAB Codebreakers Issue 10
    Hi,

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/...Code_Breakers/10

    10/11 - PAGE 2 – WIN A NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAY - MAORI

    27/10 - PAGE 25 – WIN A SAMSUNG SMART UHD TV - HUNGER


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
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