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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
    09/06 18/05 Arrowwords 6 ending 22/06 & 13/07 LINK
    --/-- 15/06 Arrowwords 7 ending 13/07 pending
    16/06 01/06 Codebreakers 6 ending 06/07 & 13/07 LINK
    --/-- 11/05 Codebreakers Collection 6 ending 13/07 pending
    --/-- 08/06 Codebreakers Collection 7 ending 10/08 pending
    06/06 11/05 Criss Cross Collection 6 ending 13/07 LINK
    --/-- 08/06 Criss Cross Collection 7 ending 10/08 pending
    04/06 11/05 Crosswords Collection 6 ending 13/07 LINK
    --/-- 08/06 Crosswords Collection 7 ending 10/08 pending
    10/06 02/06 Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 26 ending 07/07 LINK
    --/-- 02/06 Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 26 ending 07/07 pending
    --/-- 02/06 Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 26 ending 07/07 pending
    10/06 08/06 Hide 'n' Seek 6 ending 13/07 LINK
    04/06 01/06 Mini Arrowwords Collection 65 ending 06/07 LINK
    02/06 01/06 Mini Arrowword Search 14 ending 06/07 LINK
    03/06 01/06 Mini Codebreakers Collection 77 ending 06/07 LINK
    04/06 01/06 Mini Crosswords Collection 77 ending 06/07 LINK
    01/06 01/06 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 77 ending 06/07 LINK
    04/06 01/06 Mini Sudoku Collection 77 ending 06/07 LINK
    15/06 01/06 Mini Wordsearch Collection 77 ending 06/07 LINK
    07/06 01/06 Mini Wordsearch Lite 77 ending 06/07 LINK
    16/06 06/06 We ♥ Mixed Puzzles 19 ending 11/07 LINK
    --/-- 25/05 Picture Arrowwords 6 ending 29/06 & 13/07 pending
    --/-- 22/06 Picture Arrowwords 7 ending 27/07 & 10/08 pending
    --/-- 02/06 Puzzle Collection 70 (Summer) ending 21/07 pending
    16/06 08/06 Puzzle Selection 6 ending 13/07 LINK
    08/06 25/05 Su-doku 6 ending 29/06 LINK
    --/-- 22/06 Su-doku 7 ending 27/07 pending
    09/06 01/06 Take a Crossword 6 ending 06/07 LINK
    09/06 01/06 Take a Puzzle 6 ending 06/07 LINK
    01/06 30/05 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 2 ending 04/07 LINK
    21/06 01/06 Wordsearches 6 ending 27/06 LINK
    --/-- 22/06 Wordsearches 7 ending 27/07 pending
    01/06 11/05 Wordsearches Collection 6 ending 13/07 LINK
    19/06 08/06 Wordsearches Collection 7 ending 10/08 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; Yesterday at 9:05 PM.
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    • avvie
    • By avvie 6th Jun 17, 8:49 PM
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    avvie
    E: 13/07 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 6
    E: 13/07 T-A-B Criss Cross Collection Issue 6

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CRC1706

    Win £3000 - answer: ELTON JOHN
    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
    • moggygems
    • By moggygems 7th Jun 17, 4:17 PM
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    moggygems
    E: 06/07 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 77
    E: 06/07 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 77

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MWL1777

    Win £750 - Answer = BUCKET, SPADE, TOWEL
    • thrifteemee
    • By thrifteemee 7th Jun 17, 7:43 PM
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    thrifteemee
    E: 09/06 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 69 (Spring)
    E: 09/06 TAB Puzzle Collection Issue 69 (Spring)

    Win: £500

    Answer: GROWTH

    Enter: Here

    Sorry it's late - I thought I'd already posted it
    • JamboDP
    • By JamboDP 8th Jun 17, 1:53 PM
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    JamboDP
    E: 29/06 T-A-B Sudoku Issue 6
    E: 29/06 T-A-B Sudoku Issue 6

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions



    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/SUT1706


    Prize = £500

    answer = 326475891
    Last edited by JamboDP; 15-06-2017 at 9:21 PM.
    I do it just for fun and whatever I win is a bonus
    • catmiaow
    • By catmiaow 8th Jun 17, 5:42 PM
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    catmiaow
    E: 29/06 T-A-B Sudoku Issue 6

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions

    sorry can't find a direct link.

    Prize = £500

    answer = 326475891
    Originally posted by JamboDP
    When I stroll to the competition it is blank for me, anyone else?
    No you're not a vegetarian if you eat any animal or fish, so do not insult genuine veggies by calling yourself one!

    Thanks to everyone who posts competitions. You are the stars of the board
    • MimiJane
    • By MimiJane 8th Jun 17, 6:13 PM
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    MimiJane
    When I stroll to the competition it is blank for me, anyone else?
    Originally posted by catmiaow
    Fine for me in Chrome cat x
    Wins 2017 = £200


    MANY THANKS TO ALL OPS. - xx
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 8th Jun 17, 6:20 PM
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    fire**fly
    E: 29/06 T-A-B Sudoku Issue 6

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions

    sorry can't find a direct link.

    Prize = £500

    answer = 326475891
    Originally posted by JamboDP
    thanks, hope this works,

    Su-doku - Issue 6: Closing date 29 June 2017
    25 May 2017 to 29 June 2017
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 8th Jun 17, 6:29 PM
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    fire**fly
    When I stroll to the competition it is blank for me, anyone else?
    Originally posted by catmiaow

    hi, all fine for me in IE.
    Last edited by fire**fly; 08-06-2017 at 11:14 PM.
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • amsquared
    • By amsquared 8th Jun 17, 7:44 PM
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    amsquared
    When I stroll to the competition it is blank for me, anyone else?
    Originally posted by catmiaow
    If you scroll up you may find the competition that worked for me on Safari on a Mac
    Comp wins 2014 - £1000 Love2Shop vouchers, £100 shopping card, PS4, 3 bottles brandy. 2015 - Toms shoes, £1000 Tech bundle - £150 vouchers
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 9th Jun 17, 2:37 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 06/07 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 6
    E: 06/07 T-A-B Take a Crossword issue 6

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/TAC1706

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = WENT TO MEDICAL SCHOOL

    p.13 Win a 3 night break for 2 in York – Answer = PARADISE

    p.25 Win 1 of 5 £100 Cinema vouchers – Answer = WINNER

    p.39 Win 1 of 13 Kodak Pixpro Cameras – Answer = ACCESSORY

    p.59 Win 1 of 3 Michelin Starred Meals for 2 – Answer = SAVOURY


    3-nights in York is worth £1500 and is based on 2 sharing a room in a stylish central hotel, and includes £200 cash towards expenses. Prize to be taken by end of June 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    The Michelin Starred meal is available at over 170 locations and includes a meal and drinks up to £200 plus £150 towards travel and expenses.


    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 9th Jun 17, 2:38 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 06/07 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 6
    E: 06/07 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 6

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/TAP1706

    p.6 Win £1000 cash – Answer = MUSTANG SALLY

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

    p.17 Win a mystery cash sum (6 x £90) – Answer = SQUIRM

    p.23 Win 1 of 13 Kodak Pixpro Cameras – Answer = IMAGE

    p.29 Win 1 of 3 pairs of London Theatre Tickets – Answer = ENCORE

    P.34 Win a week for 2 in Malta – Answer = HAVE BLACK BELTS IN SHOTOKAN

    p.41 Win 1 of 3 Michelin Starred Meals for 2 – Answer = ARTISAN

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

    p.53 Win 1 of 10 Chocolate and Prosecco gift boxes = TREAT

    p.59 Win 1 of 5 £100 Cinema vouchers – Answer = JULIA DONALDSON


    The week in Malta is worth £3000, and is based on 2 people sharing a room in a hotel in Sliema and includes breakfasts and dinners. It includes flights and £500 cash towards other expenses. Prize to be taken by end of June 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    3-nights in York is worth £1500 and is based on 2 sharing a room in a stylish central hotel, and includes £200 cash towards expenses. Prize to be taken by end of June 2018 excluding bank holiday periods and is subject to availability.

    The Michelin Starred meal is available at over 170 locations and includes a meal and drinks up to £200 plus £150 towards travel and expenses.

    The pair of London Theatre tickets are to see “The Comedy About A Bank Robbery” at the Criterion Theatre. Tickets are valid until 31 January 2018 excluding October half-term and December and are subject to availability.


    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 9th Jun 17, 3:20 PM
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    emma1092
    E: 22/06 & 13/07 - TAB Arrowwords Issue 6
    Hi

    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/ARR1706

    13/07 - PAGE 3 – WIN £3,000 - BRIGHT

    22/06 - PAGE 6 - WIN A WARNER HOTEL BREAK FOR 2 – UP ALL NIGHT


    Good Luck everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • Tammiejean
    • By Tammiejean 9th Jun 17, 5:26 PM
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    Tammiejean
    Why aren't the comps for 8/6 included in the list at the top ?? I missed all of them yesterday
    • missprice
    • By missprice 10th Jun 17, 2:59 PM
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    missprice
    E: 13/07 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 6
    E: 13/07 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 6

    Prize £3000

    Answer STOP BATH, FIXER

    linky https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/HWS1706
    94 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • missprice
    • By missprice 10th Jun 17, 3:01 PM
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    missprice
    E: 07/07 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 26
    E: 07/07 Eclipse 2 in 1 Wordsearch issue 26

    Prize £500

    Answer SAPPHIRE

    Linky https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/ETO1726
    94 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • binkerboobear
    • By binkerboobear 15th Jun 17, 12:10 PM
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    binkerboobear
    E:06/07 TAB Mini wordsearch collection Issue 77
    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/


    Win £750. Answer - Barbecue

    Sorry can't get the link to work with the code at the end for the exact competition on this new look website
    Last edited by binkerboobear; 15-06-2017 at 12:12 PM.
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 15th Jun 17, 12:32 PM
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    fire**fly
    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/


    Win £750. Answer - Barbecue

    Sorry can't get the link to work with the code at the end for the exact competition on this new look website
    Originally posted by binkerboobear
    thanks, hopefully this will work
    https://competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/MWS1777
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 15th Jun 17, 12:36 PM
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    fire**fly
    PLEASE DO NOT CLICK "EXPIRED" ON THIS THREAD - IT IS UPDATED REGULARLY
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4870437

    move request back to comps board sent to Misslayed
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • Tammiejean
    • By Tammiejean 15th Jun 17, 9:45 PM
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    Tammiejean
    Confusion
    Can't find the entry link for tab codebreakers issue 5 e: 15th june
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 15th Jun 17, 9:57 PM
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    fire**fly
    Can't find the entry link for tab codebreakers issue 5 e: 15th june
    Originally posted by Tammiejean
    hi, this may help..


    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=72636012&postcount=1816
    With the redesign of the T-A-B website all competitions posted before now have links that will not work (unless the OP goes back and edits them). Here is a list of open competitions. Click on “Original Post” to find the answers and “NEW DIRECT LINK” to take you to the relevant new T-A-B webpage.

    Arrowwords 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK (faulty)
    Codebreakers 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Codebreakers Collection 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Criss Cross Collection 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Crosswords Collection 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Eclipse 2-in-1 Wordsearch 25 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Eclipse Best Value Wordsearch 25 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Eclipse Hide 'n' Seek Wordsearch 25 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Hide 'n' Seek 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Mini Arrowword Search 13 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Mini Codebreakers Collection 76 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Mini Crosswords Collection 76 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 76 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Mini Sudoku Collection 76 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Mini Wordsearch Collection 76 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Mini Wordsearch Lite Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    We ♥ Mixed Puzzles 18 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Picture Arrowwords 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Puzzle Selection 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Take a Crossword 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Take a Puzzle 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    TV Choice Puzzle Pick 1 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    TV Choice Puzzle Pick 2 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Wordsearches 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Wordsearches Collection 5 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    Wordsearches Collection 6 Original Post ... NEW DIRECT LINK
    .
    Last edited by fire**fly; 15-06-2017 at 10:01 PM.
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






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