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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
    24/11 09/11 Arrowwords 13 ending 14/12 & 25/01 LINK
    04/01 07/12 Arrowwords 14 ending 11/01 & 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 04/01 Arrowwords 1 ending 08/02 & 22/02 pending
    05/01 14/12 Codebreakers 13 ending 18/01 & 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Codebreakers 1 ending 15/02 & 22/02 pending
    29/12 02/11 Codebreakers Collection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    29/12 30/11 Codebreakers Collection 14 ending 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 28/12 Codebreakers Collection 1 ending 22/02 pending
    --/-- 02/11 Criss Cross Collection 13 ending 25/01 pending
    --/-- 30/11 Criss Cross Collection 14 ending 25/01 pending
    --/-- 28/12 Criss Cross Collection 1 ending 22/02 pending
    28/11 02/11 Crosswords Collection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    17/12 30/11 Crosswords Collection 14 ending 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 28/12 Crosswords Collection 1 ending 22/02 pending
    05/01 15/12 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 33 ending 19/01 LINK
    --/-- 15/12 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 33 ending 19/01 pending
    --/-- 15/12 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 33 ending 19/01 pending
    --/-- 12/01 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 34 ending 16/02 pending
    --/-- 12/01 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 34 ending 16/02 pending
    --/-- 12/01 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 34 ending 16/02 pending
    05/01 21/12 Hide 'n' Seek 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    07/01 14/12 Mini Arrowwords Collection 72 ending 18/01 LINK
    24/12 14/12 Mini Arrowword Search 21 ending 18/01 LINK
    16/01 14/12 Mini Codebreakers Collection 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    07/01 14/12 Mini Crosswords Collection 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    14/12 14/12 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    24/12 14/12 Mini Sudoku Collection 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    14/12 14/12 Mini Wordsearch Collection 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    19/12 14/12 Mini Wordsearch Lite 84 ending 18/01 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Mini Arrowwords Collection 73 ending 15/02 pending
    --/-- 11/01 Mini Arrowword Search 22 ending 15/02 pending
    16/01 11/01 Mini Codebreakers Collection 85 ending 15/02 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Mini Crosswords Collection 85 ending 15/02 pending
    13/01 11/01 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 85 ending 15/02 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Mini Sudoku Collection 85 ending 15/02 pending
    13/01 11/01 Mini Wordsearch Collection 85 ending 15/02 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Mini Wordsearch Lite 85 ending 15/02 pending
    23/11 09/11 Picture Arrowwords 12 ending 14/12 & 25/01 LINK
    29/12 07/12 Picture Arrowwords 13 ending 11/01 & 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 04/01 Picture Arrowwords 1 ending 08/02 & 22/02 pending
    12/12 17/11 Puzzle Collection 74 (Christmas) ending 05/01 LINK
    --/-- 29/12 Puzzle Collection 75 (New Year) ending 16/02 pending
    24/11 23/11 Puzzle Selection 12 ending 28/12 & 25/01 LINK
    04/01 21/12 Puzzle Selection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    16/12 07/12 Su-doku 13 ending 11/01 LINK
    07/01 04/01 Su-doku 1 ending 08/02 LINK
    28/12 14/12 Take a Crossword 13 ending 18/01 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Take a Crossword 1 ending 15/02 pending
    01/01 14/12 Take a Puzzle 13 ending 18/01 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Take a Puzzle 1 ending 15/02 pending
    27/12 12/12 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 9 ending 16/01 LINK
    11/01 09/01 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 10 ending 13/02 LINK
    08/12 23/11 Wordsearch 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    08/01 21/12 Wordsearch 14 ending 25/01 LINK
    23/11 02/11 Wordsearches Collection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    05/01 30/11 Wordsearches Collection 14 ending 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 28/12 Wordsearches Collection 1 ending 22/02 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
    Wordsearch - diesel06
    Wordsearches Collection – compingtinkertink2010
    Last edited by One-Eye; Yesterday at 4:31 PM.
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    • 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
    • 39,985 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
    2017 Prizes - £713, 2016 Prizes - £2836, 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
    • 402 Posts
    • 17,626 Thanks
    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
    • 26 Posts
    • 3,826 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.
    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS HERE
    • spendaholic
    • By spendaholic 3rd Oct 16, 11:56 AM
    • 1,438 Posts
    • 7,609 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: £7k (2017)
    July GC: £300 (£75)
    June GC: £375 (£71/£59/£70/£101/£64 = £365)

    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
    • 9,209 Posts
    • 322,690 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
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    nanto3girls
    Working in IE11 as well.
    SPC #55
    • Annie123456
    • By Annie123456 3rd Oct 16, 3:18 PM
    • 1,056 Posts
    • 112,003 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
    • 185 Posts
    • 30,503 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


    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 8th Oct 16, 12:58 AM
    • 289 Posts
    • 37,289 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
    • 158 Posts
    • 21,370 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
    • 326 Posts
    • 136,851 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
    • 326 Posts
    • 136,851 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
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 10th Oct 16, 1:07 PM
    • 326 Posts
    • 136,851 Thanks
    emma1092
    E: 03/11 and 10/11 - TAB Puzzle Selection issue 10
    Hi,

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/com...le_Selection/10

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

    03/11 – PAGE 37 – WIN A £100 CINEMA VOUCHERS (5 AVAILABLE) – QUENTIN TARANTINO

    **Now Live - Thanks fire**fly

    Good Luck Everyone
    Last edited by emma1092; 12-10-2016 at 3:44 PM.
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
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