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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
    21/04 20/04 Arrowwords 5 ending 25/05 & 15/06 LINK
    --/-- 18/05 Arrowwords 6 ending 22/06 & 13/07 pending
    24/05 04/05 Codebreakers 5 ending 08/06 & 15/06 LINK
    19/05 13/04 Codebreakers Collection 5 ending 15/06 LINK
    --/-- 11/05 Codebreakers Collection 6 ending 13/07 pending
    04/05 13/04 Criss Cross Collection 5 ending 15/06 LINK
    --/-- 11/05 Criss Cross Collection 6 ending 13/07 pending
    30/04 13/04 Crosswords Collection 5 ending 15/06 LINK
    --/-- 11/05 Crosswords Collection 6 ending 13/07 pending
    26/05 05/05 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 25 ending 09/06 LINK
    20/05 05/05 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 25 ending 09/06 LINK
    20/05 05/05 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 25 ending 09/06 LINK
    22/05 11/05 Hide 'n' Seek 5 ending 15/06 LINK
    --/-- 04/05 Mini Arrowwords Collection 64 ending 08/06 pending
    12/05 04/05 Mini Arrowword Search 13 ending 08/06 LINK
    09/05 04/05 Mini Codebreakers Collection 76 ending 08/06 LINK
    07/05 04/05 Mini Crosswords Collection 76 ending 08/06 LINK
    04/05 04/05 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 76 ending 08/06 LINK
    06/05 04/05 Mini Sudoku Collection 76 ending 08/06 LINK
    13/05 04/05 Mini Wordsearch Collection 76 ending 08/06 LINK
    19/05 04/05 Mini Wordsearch Lite 76 ending 08/06 LINK
    27/05 08/05 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles 18 ending 13/06 LINK
    19/05 27/04 Picture Arrowwords 5 ending 01/06 & 15/06 LINK
    --/-- 25/05 Picture Arrowwords 6 ending 29/06 & 13/07 pending
    --/-- 21/04 Puzzle Collection 69 (Spring) ending 09/06 pending
    24/05 11/05 Puzzle Selection 5 ending 15/06 LINK
    12/05 27/04 Su-doku 5 ending 01/06 LINK
    --/-- 25/05 Su-doku 6 ending 29/06 pending
    11/05 04/05 Take a Crossword 5 ending 08/06 LINK
    11/05 04/05 Take a Puzzle 5 ending 08/06 LINK
    12/05 02/05 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 1 ending 06/06 LINK
    24/05 04/05 Wordsearches 5 ending 08/06 LINK
    29/04 13/04 Wordsearches Collection 5 ending 15/06 LINK
    --/-- 11/05 Wordsearches Collection 6 ending 13/07 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 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; Yesterday at 8:43 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
    • 93 Posts
    • 28,082 Thanks
    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
    • 36,960 Posts
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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
    • 36,960 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
    • 111 Posts
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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
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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
    • 22 Posts
    • 2,276 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
    • 28 Posts
    • 2,374 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
    • 5,392 Posts
    • 53,494 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
    • 9,482 Posts
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    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
    • 9,482 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
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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
    • 300 Posts
    • 115,890 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
    • 300 Posts
    • 115,890 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
    • 300 Posts
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    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
    • 300 Posts
    • 115,890 Thanks
    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
    • 3,120 Posts
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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.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
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