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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!
    • #1
    • 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
    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; Today at 10:31 AM.
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    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 13th Apr 17, 8:50 PM
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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
    • 39,961 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
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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
    • 5,497 Posts
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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
    • 30 Posts
    • 8,862 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
    • 31 Posts
    • 2,672 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
    • 5,497 Posts
    • 56,789 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
    • 9,662 Posts
    • 1,103,774 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
    • 9,662 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
    • 185 Posts
    • 30,400 Thanks
    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
    • 326 Posts
    • 136,829 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
    • 326 Posts
    • 136,829 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
    • 326 Posts
    • 136,829 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
    • 326 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
    • 3,297 Posts
    • 99,617 Thanks
    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.
    63 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • thrifteemee
    • By thrifteemee 22nd Apr 17, 5:49 PM
    • 409 Posts
    • 50,548 Thanks
    thrifteemee
    E: 28/04 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 68 (Easter)
    E: 28/04 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 68 (Easter)

    Win: £500

    Answer: CHURCH

    Enter: Here
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