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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
    19/01 04/01 Arrowwords 1 ending 08/02 & 22/02 LINK
    19/01 11/01 Codebreakers 1 ending 15/02 & 22/02 LINK
    --/-- 28/12 Codebreakers Collection 1 ending 22/02 pending
    --/-- 28/12 Criss Cross Collection 1 ending 22/02 pending
    --/-- 28/12 Crosswords Collection 1 ending 22/02 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
    --/-- 18/01 Hide 'n' Seek 1 ending 22/02 pending
    --/-- 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
    --/-- 04/01 Picture Arrowwords 1 ending 08/02 & 22/02 pending
    --/-- 29/12 Puzzle Collection 75 (New Year) ending 16/02 pending
    --/-- 18/01 Puzzle Selection 1 ending 22/02 pending
    07/01 04/01 Su-doku 1 ending 08/02 LINK
    19/01 11/01 Take a Crossword 1 ending 15/02 LINK
    19/01 11/01 Take a Puzzle 1 ending 15/02 LINK
    11/01 09/01 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 10 ending 13/02 LINK
    --/-- 18/01 Wordsearch 1 ending 22/02 pending
    --/-- 28/12 Wordsearches Collection 1 ending 22/02 pending


    24/11 09/11 Arrowwords 13 ending 14/12 & 25/01 LINK
    04/01 07/12 Arrowwords 14 ending 11/01 & 25/01 LINK
    05/01 14/12 Codebreakers 13 ending 18/01 & 25/01 LINK
    29/12 02/11 Codebreakers Collection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    29/12 30/11 Codebreakers Collection 14 ending 25/01 LINK
    --/-- 02/11 Criss Cross Collection 13 ending 25/01 pending
    --/-- 30/11 Criss Cross Collection 14 ending 25/01 pending
    28/11 02/11 Crosswords Collection 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    17/12 30/11 Crosswords Collection 14 ending 25/01 LINK
    05/01 21/12 Hide 'n' Seek 13 ending 25/01 LINK
    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
    24/11 23/11 Puzzle Selection 12 ending 28/12 & 25/01 LINK
    04/01 21/12 Puzzle Selection 13 ending 25/01 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



    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; Today at 4:11 PM.
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    • avvie
    • By avvie 1st Mar 17, 5:19 PM
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    avvie
    E: 20/04 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 3
    E: 20/04 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 3

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Criss_Cross_Collection/3

    Win £3000 - answer: BRAD PITT
    Last edited by avvie; 01-03-2017 at 6:41 PM.
    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
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 2nd Mar 17, 10:16 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 09/03 & 23/03 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 2
    E: 09/03 & 23/03 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 2

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Picture_Arrowwords/2

    E: 09/03 Win a fabulous LG home cinema system: FELICITY JONES

    E: 23/03 Win £3000 cash: BIEBER

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 2nd Mar 17, 10:18 PM
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 23/03 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 2
    E: 23/03 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 2

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Codebreakers_Collection/2

    Win £3000 cash: WALRUS

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 3rd Mar 17, 2:16 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 16/03 & 23/03 - TAB Codebreakers Issue 2
    Hi,

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/...Code_Breakers/2

    23/03 - PAGE 7 – WIN £3,000 – ANCHOR

    16/03 - PAGE 25 – WIN AN OVERNIGHT 4-STAR GOURMET BREAK FOR TWO - DAMSEL

    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 3rd Mar 17, 2:20 PM
    • 328 Posts
    • 137,168 Thanks
    emma1092
    E: 23/03 - TAB Puzzle Selection issue 2
    Hi,

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/com...le_Selection/2

    23/03 - PAGE 12 – WIN £3,000 – BOTH WENT TO ETON

    23/03 - PAGE 37 – WIN A THEATRE BREAK FOR TWO IN LONDON - WICKED

    Good Luck Everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • Ktkoozal
    • By Ktkoozal 4th Mar 17, 10:00 PM
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    Ktkoozal
    E: 20/04 TAB Crosswords Collection Issue 3
    E: 20/04 TAB Crosswords Collection Issue 3


    Win £3000


    Answer: RATHER

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Crosswords_Collection/3

    Last edited by Ktkoozal; 04-03-2017 at 10:03 PM. Reason: Wrong link
    Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water
    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 5th Mar 17, 1:09 PM
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    lyns1986
    E: 16/03 TAB Mini Crosswords Collection Issue 73
    E: 16/03 TAB Mini Crosswords Collection Issue 73


    Win £750


    Answer: LEAPT

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mini_Crosswords_Collection/73
    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 5th Mar 17, 2:18 PM
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    compingtinkertink2010
    E: 20/04 TAB Wordsearches Collection Issue 3
    E: 20/04 TAB Wordsearches Collection Issue 3

    WIN £3000

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Wordsearches_Collection/3

    ANSWER: RONNIE CORBETT
    • charmed1318
    • By charmed1318 7th Mar 17, 5:04 PM
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    charmed1318
    E: 16/3 TAB Mini Codebreakers Issue 73
    E: 16/3 TAB Mini Codebreakers Issue 73

    Win £750

    ANSWER: CLANK

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mini_Codebreakers_Collection/73

    GOOD LUCK


    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 13th Mar 17, 2:55 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 13/04 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 3
    E: 13/04 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 3

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Take_a_Crossword/3

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = PLAYED FOOTBALL PROFESSIONALLY

    p.13 Win a 3 night break for 2 in Barcelona – Answer = TROPICAL

    p.25 Win 1 of 5 £100 New Look vouchers – Answer = ECSTATIC

    p.39 Win 1 of 2 Google Pixel Smartphones – Answer = VOLUME

    p.59 Win 1 of 17 Wine & Cheese Hampers – Answer = SAPID


    3-nights in Barcelona is worth £1500 and is based on 2 sharing a room in a central hotel with breakfasts, and includes return flights and £250 cash towards expenses. Prize to be taken by end of March 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.


    • bella165
    • By bella165 13th Mar 17, 3:51 PM
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    bella165
    E : 14/04 £500 Eclipse Hide n seek word search
    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Eclipse_HidenSeek_Wordsearch/23

    Answer, FARMER
    Replies to posts are always welcome, if they are done in the correct manner. If I have made a mistake in the post, I am human, tell me nicely and it will be corrected. If your reply cannot be nice, has an underlying issue, or you believe that you are God, please post in another forum. Thank you
    • bella165
    • By bella165 13th Mar 17, 3:54 PM
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    bella165
    E: 14/04 Win £500 cash Eclipse 2-IN-1 Wordsearch ISSUE 23
    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Eclipse_2-in-1_Wordsearch/23

    Answer is NATURE
    Replies to posts are always welcome, if they are done in the correct manner. If I have made a mistake in the post, I am human, tell me nicely and it will be corrected. If your reply cannot be nice, has an underlying issue, or you believe that you are God, please post in another forum. Thank you
    • bella165
    • By bella165 13th Mar 17, 3:56 PM
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    bella165
    E: 14/04 Win £500 cash Eclipse best value Wordsearch issue 23
    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Eclipse_Best_Value_Wordsearch/23

    Answer MINERAL


    GOOD LUCK
    Replies to posts are always welcome, if they are done in the correct manner. If I have made a mistake in the post, I am human, tell me nicely and it will be corrected. If your reply cannot be nice, has an underlying issue, or you believe that you are God, please post in another forum. Thank you
    • JamboDP
    • By JamboDP 15th Mar 17, 11:27 AM
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    JamboDP
    E: 06/04 TAB Sudoku Issue 3
    E: 06/04 TAB Sudoku Issue 3

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Su-doku/3

    Prize = £500

    Answer = 876439521
    Last edited by JamboDP; 15-03-2017 at 11:34 AM.
    I do it just for fun and whatever I win is a bonus
    • ricke17
    • By ricke17 15th Mar 17, 11:30 AM
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    ricke17
    E: 06/04 TAB Sudoku Issue 3

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Arrowwords/3

    Prize = £500

    Answer = 876439521
    Originally posted by JamboDP
    I think it is this link: http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Su-doku/3
    • JamboDP
    • By JamboDP 15th Mar 17, 11:35 AM
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    JamboDP


    Thanks, another senior moment.
    I do it just for fun and whatever I win is a bonus
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 16th Mar 17, 12:20 AM
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    One-Eye
    E: 13/04 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 3
    E: 13/04 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 3

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Take_a_Puzzle/3

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = THE PRINCESS DIARIES

    p.11 Win a 3 night break for 2 in Barcelona – Answer = 7

    p.17 Win a mystery cash sum (7 x £73) – Answer = KEYPAD

    p.23 Win 1 of 2 Google Pixel Smartphones – Answer = RINGTONE

    p.29 Win 1 of 17 Wine and Cheese Hampers – Answer = BISCUIT

    P.34 Win a week for 2 in Cape Verde – Answer = SUFFER FROM ASTHMA

    p.41 Win 1 of 10 Sets of Tomy Games – Answer = GATHER

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

    p.53 Win 1 of 6 Homedics 3-in-1 Instant Pedi Devices = TREAD

    p.59 Win 1 of 5 £100 New Look vouchers – Answer = JOHN OLIVER


    The week in Cape Verde is worth £3000, and is based on 2 people sharing a room in an all-inclusive hotel. It includes flights and £500 cash towards other expenses. Prize to be taken by end of March 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    3-nights in Barcelona is worth £1500 and is based on 2 sharing a room in a central hotel with breakfasts, and includes return flights and £250 cash towards expenses. Prize to be taken by end of March 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    The Tomy Game sets include Greedy Granny, Pop-Up Darth Vader and Screwball Scramble.
    • lhl24
    • By lhl24 18th Mar 17, 9:20 PM
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    lhl24
    E: 18/04 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles ISSUE 16
    E: 18/04 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles ISSUE 16

    Win an overnight stay for 2 in Whitby.

    Prize is based on 2 sharing a room inc breakfasts and £150 towards travel and any other expenses.

    Can be taken anytime up to Feb 2018.

    ANSWER = DRACULA

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mixed_Puzzles/16
    2017 Prizes - £713, 2016 Prizes - £2836, 2015 Prizes - £3598, 2014 Prizes - £3671
    • missprice
    • By missprice 19th Mar 17, 4:15 PM
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    missprice
    E: 20/04 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 3
    E: 20/04 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 3

    Prize £3000

    Answer SIGOURNEY WEAVER

    Link http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/HidenSeek_Wordsearch/3
    63 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • missprice
    • By missprice 19th Mar 17, 4:17 PM
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    missprice
    E: 14/04 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 23
    E: 14/04 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 23

    Prize £500

    Answer NATURE

    LINKY http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Eclipse_2-in-1_Wordsearch/23


    Just realised bella165 also posted this mag. Dunno what's gone wrong.
    Also cannot see how to send message to one-eye
    Jeez how long have I been on this site. Sorry for all the confusion folks
    Last edited by missprice; 19-03-2017 at 4:28 PM.
    63 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
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