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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: Welcome back to fizzyhelen - the new volunteer for TV Choice Puzzle Pick - see HERE


    updated...on sale
    07/07 15/06 Arrowwords 7 ending 13/07 & 10/08 LINK
    14/07 06/07 Arrowwords 8 ending 10/08 & 07/09 LINK
    14/07 29/06 Codebreakers 7 ending 03/08 & 10/08 LINK
    15/07 08/06 Codebreakers Collection 7 ending 10/08 LINK
    --/-- 29/06 Codebreakers Collection 8 ending 07/09 pending
    28/06 08/06 Criss Cross Collection 7 ending 10/08 LINK
    15/07 29/06 Criss Cross Collection 8 ending 07/09 LINK
    27/06 08/06 Crosswords Collection 7 ending 10/08 LINK
    27/07 29/06 Crosswords Collection 8 ending 07/09 LINK
    21/07 30/06 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 27 ending 04/08 LINK
    03/07 30/06 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 27 ending 04/08 LINK
    03/07 30/06 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 27 ending 04/08 LINK
    24/07 06/07 Hide 'n' Seek 7 ending 10/08 LINK
    06/07 29/06 Mini Arrowwords Collection 66 ending 03/08 LINK
    30/06 29/06 Mini Arrowword Search 15 ending 03/08 LINK
    14/07 29/06 Mini Codebreakers Collection 78 ending 03/08 LINK
    06/07 29/06 Mini Crosswords Collection 78 ending 03/08 LINK
    29/06 29/06 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 78 ending 03/08 LINK
    03/07 29/06 Mini Sudoku Collection 78 ending 03/08 LINK
    06/07 29/06 Mini Wordsearch Collection 78 ending 03/08 LINK
    14/07 29/06 Mini Wordsearch Lite 78 ending 03/08 LINK
    --/-- 04/07 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles 20 ending 08/08 pending
    17/07 22/06 Picture Arrowwords 7 ending 27/07 & 10/08 LINK
    --/-- 20/07 Picture Arrowwords 8 ending 24/08 & 07/09 pending
    14/07 02/06 Puzzle Collection 70 (Summer) ending 21/07 LINK
    14/07 14/07 Puzzle Collection 71 (Holiday) ending 01/09 LINK
    14/07 06/07 Puzzle Selection 7 ending 10/08 LINK
    03/07 22/06 Su-doku 7 ending 27/07 LINK
    --/-- 20/07 Su-doku 8 ending 24/08 pending
    03/07 29/06 Take a Crossword 7 ending 03/08 LINK
    07/07 29/06 Take a Puzzle 7 ending 03/08 LINK
    09/07 27/06 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 3 ending 01/08 LINK
    21/07 22/06 Wordsearches 7 ending 27/07 LINK
    --/-- 20/07 Wordsearches 8 ending 24/08 pending
    19/06 08/06 Wordsearches Collection 7 ending 10/08 LINK
    12/07 29/06 Wordsearches Collection 8 ending 07/09 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 Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch - missprice
    Mini Puzzle Mix Collection - fire**fly
    Mini Sudoku Collection - RedCardinal
    Mini Wordsearch Collection - binkerboobear
    Mini Wordsearch Lite - moggygems
    We ♥ Mixed Puzzles - lhl24
    Picture Arrowwords - Biker*Chick
    Puzzle Collection – thrifteemee
    Puzzle Selection – emma1092
    Sudoku - JamboDP
    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; Today at 12:13 PM.
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    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 13th Apr 17, 8:48 PM
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    lyns1986
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Arrowwords Issue 63
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Arrowwords Issue 63

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mini_Arrowwords_Collection/63

    Win £750 - Answer = STRONGER
    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 13th Apr 17, 8:50 PM
    • 100 Posts
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    lyns1986
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Crosswords Issue 75
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Crosswords Issue 75

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mini_Crosswords_Collection/75

    Win £750 - Answer = MESSY
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 15th Apr 17, 3:22 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 4
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 4

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Take_a_Puzzle/4

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = PITCH PERFECT

    p.11 Win a 3 night break for 2 in Gothenburg – Answer = 8

    p.17 Win a mystery cash sum (7 x £83) – Answer = PLAQUE

    p.23 Win 1 of 5 GTech Cordless Vacuum Cleaners – Answer = NEATER

    p.29 Win 1 of 27 Afternoon Tea for 2 at any Patisserie Valerie – Answer = MACARON

    P.34 Win a week for 2 in Cyprus – Answer = TRAINED AS BALLET DANCERS

    p.41 Win 1 of 7 Sets of Rubik's Puzzles – Answer = ROTATE

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

    p.53 Win 1 of 7 Brita Jugs with a year's Cartridges = CLEAN

    p.59 Win 1 of 5 £100 House of Fraser vouchers – Answer = KATIE HOPKINS


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

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

    The Patisserie Valerie afternoon tea is available at over 80 branches - see HERE. It also includes a £10 voucher to take away 4 delicious slices of cake.


    Last edited by One-Eye; 15-04-2017 at 3:38 PM.
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 15th Apr 17, 3:23 PM
    • 37,625 Posts
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    One-Eye
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 4
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 4

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Take_a_Crossword/4

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = QUIT SMOKING THROUGH HYPNOSIS

    p.13 Win a 3 night break for 2 in Gothenburg – Answer = EXCHANGE

    p.25 Win 1 of 5 £100 House of Fraser vouchers – Answer = FORTUITOUS

    p.39 Win 1 of 5 GTech Cordless Vacuum Cleaners – Answer = NEATER

    p.59 Win 1 of 27 Afternoon Tea for 2 at any Patisserie Valerie – Answer = EARL GREY


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

    The Patisserie Valerie afternoon tea is available at over 80 branches - see HERE. It also includes a £10 voucher to take away 4 delicious slices of cake.


    • ricke17
    • By ricke17 15th Apr 17, 3:26 PM
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    ricke17
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 4

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Take_a_Puzzle/4

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = PITCH PERFECT

    p.11 Win a 3 night break for 2 in Gothenburg – Answer = 8

    p.17 Win a mystery cash sum (7 x £83) – Answer = PLAQUE

    p.23 Win 1 of 5 GTech Cordless Vacuum Cleaners – Answer = NEATER

    p.29 Win 1 of 27 Afternoon Tea for 2 at any Patisserie Valerie – Answer = MACARON

    P.34 Win a week for 2 in Cyprus – Answer = TRAINES AS BALLET DANCERS

    p.41 Win 1 of 7 Sets of Rubik's Puzzles – Answer = ROTATE

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

    p.53 Win 1 of 7 Brita Jugs with a year's Cartridges = CLEAN

    p.59 Win 1 of 5 £100 House of Fraser vouchers – Answer = KATIE HOPKINS


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

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

    The Patisserie Valerie afternoon tea is available at over 80 branches - see HERE. It also includes a £10 voucher to take away 4 delicious slices of cake.

    Originally posted by One-Eye
    Presumably it should be "trains" and not "traines"?
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 15th Apr 17, 3:40 PM
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    One-Eye
    Presumably it should be "trains" and not "traines"?
    Originally posted by ricke17
    Sorry folks - it is TRAINED - fat fingers strike again - now corrected.
    • RedCardinal
    • By RedCardinal 15th Apr 17, 7:12 PM
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    RedCardinal
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Sudoku Collection 75
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Sudoku Collection 75


    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mini_Su-doku_Collection/75

    answer: 351246
    • cinders59
    • By cinders59 16th Apr 17, 4:26 PM
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    cinders59
    Hi,

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/...Code_Breakers/3

    20/04 - PAGE 7 – WIN £3,000 – TAILOR

    13/04 - PAGE 25 – WIN A PAIR OF BEATS SOLO2 HEADPHONES - GLOVES

    Please take extra care when entering answers as PAGE 25 box first when I just entered

    Good Luck everyone
    Originally posted by emma1092
    All I have for this is the tick little square box, no boxes for the answers, does anyone else get this?
    Thanks
    Thanks to all who post comps
    ITV winners membersclub#2
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 16th Apr 17, 7:33 PM
    • 37,625 Posts
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    One-Eye
    All I have for this is the tick little square box, no boxes for the answers, does anyone else get this?
    Thanks
    Originally posted by cinders59
    Codebreakers 3 - They've deleted both answer boxes instead of just the one closing 13/04 (this has happened several times before). You need to contact them using puzzlesfeedback@bauer.co.uk asking for it to be reinstated.
    • moggygems
    • By moggygems 18th Apr 17, 4:12 PM
    • 24 Posts
    • 3,866 Thanks
    moggygems
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 75
    E: 11/05 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 75

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mini_Wordsearch_Lite/75

    Win £750 - Answer = CHICAGO
    • Tammiejean
    • By Tammiejean 19th Apr 17, 5:34 PM
    • 30 Posts
    • 2,665 Thanks
    Tammiejean
    Reply to ur q
    Tab mini arrow wordsearch - issue 11 - ending 13/4

    i entered this on deany's designs
    • cinders59
    • By cinders59 19th Apr 17, 7:30 PM
    • 5,413 Posts
    • 54,147 Thanks
    cinders59
    Codebreakers 3 - They've deleted both answer boxes instead of just the one closing 13/04 (this has happened several times before). You need to contact them using puzzlesfeedback@bauer.co.uk asking for it to be reinstated.
    Originally posted by One-Eye
    Thanks One-Eye I have received an email back, it should be working now
    Thanks to all who post comps
    ITV winners membersclub#2
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 19th Apr 17, 11:14 PM
    • 9,540 Posts
    • 1,092,023 Thanks
    Biker*Chick
    E: 04/05 & 18/05 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 4
    E: 04/05 & 18/05 T-A-B PICTURE ARROWWORDS Issue 4

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Picture_Arrowwords/4

    E: 04/05 Win a set of Carlton puzzle books: MATT LUCAS

    E: 18/05 Win £3000 cash: MERTON

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 19th Apr 17, 11:16 PM
    • 9,540 Posts
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    Biker*Chick
    E: 18/05 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 4
    E: 18/05 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 4

    puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Codebreakers_Collection/4

    Win £3000 cash: FINGER

    Good luck!
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^= ∫
    • charmed1318
    • By charmed1318 20th Apr 17, 1:43 PM
    • 162 Posts
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    charmed1318
    E: 11/5 TAB Mini Codebreakers Issue 75
    E: 11/5 TAB Mini Codebreakers Issue 75

    Win £750

    ANSWER: RUSTY

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/Mini_Codebreakers_Collection/75

    GOOD LUCK


    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 21st Apr 17, 12:28 PM
    • 308 Posts
    • 121,493 Thanks
    emma1092
    E: 27/04 & 18/05 - TAB Arrowwords Issue 4
    Hi

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/comp-Arrowwords/4

    18/05 - PAGE 3 – WIN £3,000 - FOOLS

    27/04 - PAGE 6 - WIN A CHOCOLATE INDULGENCE HAMPER – SAN ANDREAS


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 21st Apr 17, 12:33 PM
    • 308 Posts
    • 121,493 Thanks
    emma1092
    E: 11/05 & 18/05 - TAB Codebreakers Issue 4
    Hi,

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/...Code_Breakers/4

    18/05 - PAGE 7 – WIN £3,000 – DAMSON

    11/05 - PAGE 25 – WIN A DELONGHI NESCAFE ECLIPSE - THEORY

    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 21st Apr 17, 12:39 PM
    • 308 Posts
    • 121,493 Thanks
    emma1092
    E: 18/05 - TAB Puzzle Selection issue 4
    Hi,

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/com...le_Selection/4

    18/05 - PAGE 12 – WIN £3,000 – DENIS IS EWANS UNCLE

    18/05 - PAGE 37 – WIN AN OVERNIGHT LONDON SIGHTSEEING TRIP FOR TWO – THE SHARD

    Good Luck Everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 21st Apr 17, 12:51 PM
    • 308 Posts
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    emma1092
    E: 25/05 & 15/06 - TAB Arrowwords Issue 5
    Hi

    http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/comp-Arrowwords/5

    15/06 - PAGE 3 – WIN £3,000 - DANCE

    25/05 - PAGE 6 - WIN A RHS ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP – FRACTURE


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • missprice
    • By missprice 21st Apr 17, 9:47 PM
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    missprice
    E: 18/05 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 4
    E: 18/05 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 4

    Prize £3000

    Answer PIERLUIGI COLLINA
    (I googled the spelling cos i never heard of him)

    Linky. http://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competition-entry-form/2017/HidenSeek_Wordsearch/4

    Am now away for a week with no internet and as yet the eclipse 2 in 1 hasn't arrived. So will post answer when i get back.
    Cheers.
    94 mortgage payments to go.

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