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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
    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: Thanks to ninjaworrier for volunteering to post TAB My Favourite Puzzles - See HERE


    updated...on sale
    11/11 08/11 Arrowwords 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    06/12 29/11 Arrowwords 14 ending 24/01 LINK
    04/01 03/01 Arrowwords 1 ending 21/02 LINK
    13/12 13/12 Codebreakers 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    10/01 10/01 Codebreakers 1 ending 21/02 LINK
    13/12 01/11 Codebreakers Collection 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    15/01 29/11 Codebreakers Collection 14 ending 24/01 LINK
    17/01 27/12 Codebreakers Collection 1 ending 21/02 LINK
    --/-- 01/11 Criss Cross Collection 13 ending 24/01 pending
    --/-- 29/11 Criss Cross Collection 14 ending 24/01 pending
    --/-- 27/12 Criss Cross Collection 1 ending 21/02 pending
    17/01 01/11 Crosswords Collection 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    17/01 29/11 Crosswords Collection 14 ending 24/01 LINK
    --/-- 27/12 Crosswords Collection 1 ending 21/02 pending
    07/01 20/12 Hide 'n' Seek 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    --/-- 17/01 Hide 'n' Seek 1 ending 21/02 pending
    --/-- 10/01 Mini Arrowwords Collection 86 ending 14/02 pending
    --/-- 10/01 Mini Codebreakers Collection 98 ending 14/02 pending
    --/-- 10/01 Mini Crosswords Collection 98 ending 14/02 pending
    10/01 10/01 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 98 ending 14/02 LINK
    17/01 10/01 Mini Sudoku Collection 98 ending 14/02 LINK
    10/01 10/01 Mini 2-in-1 Wordsearch Collection 8 ending 14/02 LINK
    17/01 10/01 Mini Wordsearch Lite 98 ending 14/02 LINK
    --/-- 10/01 Mini Wordsearch Collection 98 ending 14/02 pending
    13/01 03/01 My Favourite Puzzles 1 ending 07/02 LINK
    13/12 06/12 Picture Arrowwords 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    17/01 03/01 Picture Arrowwords 1 ending 21/02 LINK
    03/12 30/11 Puzzle Collection 83 (Christmas) ending 18/01 LINK
    --/-- 11/01 Puzzle Collection 84 (Winter) ending 25/02 pending
    12/01 20/12 Puzzle Selection 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    --/-- 17/01 Puzzle Selection 1 ending 21/02 pending
    05/01 03/01 Su-doku 1 ending 07/02 LINK
    14/01 10/01 Take a Crossword 1 ending 14/02 LINK
    14/01 10/01 Take a Puzzle 1 ending 14/02 LINK
    17/01 08/01 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 23 ending 12/02 LINK
    07/01 22/11 Wordsearch 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    08/01 20/12 Wordsearch 14 ending 24/01 LINK
    --/-- 17/01 Wordsearch 1 ending 21/02 pending
    09/12 01/11 Wordsearches Collection 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    09/12 29/11 Wordsearches Collection 14 ending 24/01 LINK
    --/-- 27/12 Wordsearches Collection 1 ending 21/02 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 - Stob
    Code Breakers - Stob
    Codebreakers Collection - Biker*Chick
    Criss Cross Collection - bella165
    Crossword Collection - Ktkoozal
    Hide 'n' Seek - missprice
    Mini Arrowwords Collection - lyns1986
    Mini Codebreakers Collection - charmed1318
    Mini Crosswords Collection - lyns1986
    Mini Puzzle Mix Collection - Stob
    Mini Sudoku Collection - RedCardinal
    Mini 2-in-1 Wordsearch Collection - Stob
    Mini Wordsearch Collection - pandoraskids
    Mini Wordsearch Lite - moggygems
    My Favourite Puzzles - ninjaworrier
    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; 18-01-2019 at 10:57 AM.
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    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 23rd Dec 18, 10:31 PM
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    One-Eye
    E: 17/01 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 13
    E: 17/01 T-A-B Take a Puzzle issue 13

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-13-take-a-puzzle

    p.6 Win 1000 cash - Answer = RESERVATION

    p.11 Win a 3-night break for 2 in Zurich - Answer = 9

    p.17 Win a mystery cash sum (11 x 48) - Answer = LACKEY

    p.23 Win 1 of 10 Tefal CY505 Pressure Cookers - Answer = SPEEDY

    p.29 Win a VIP trip for 2 to see The Beach Boys - Answer = HARMONY

    p.34 Win a week for 2 in Barbados - Answer = FORMER BRICKLAYERS

    p.41 Win His & Hers Armani Exchange Watches - Answer = MINUTE

    p.47 Win 1 of 25 cash prizes from 10 to 250 - Answer = CURRENCY

    p.53 Win 1 of 10 Gourmet Gadgetry Popcorn Makers - Answer = TREAT

    p.59 Win 1 of 5 100 H&M Vouchers - Answer = GERAINT THOMAS


    3-nights in Zurich is worth 1610 and is based on 2 sharing a room at the luxurious lakeside Ambassador Hotel including breakfasts and a picnic supplied by the hotel. It includes return flights from your nearest suitable airport and transfers in Zurich. Prize to be taken by end of December 2019 excluding bank holiday periods, and is subject to availability.

    The Beach Boys prize includes 2 VIP Stalls Reception tickets on 24th or 25th June 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall, London, plus overnight accommodation at a 4-star hotel and 150 towards travel and expenses. VIP tickets include a pre-show reception with free drinks, interval refreshments and more. Over 18s only.

    The week in Barbados is worth 3300 and is based on 2 sharing a garden view room with patio at the Sugar Cane Club Hotel and Spa on an all-inclusive basis. It includes return flights and transfers. Spa treatments are not included. Prize to be taken by the end of December 2019 excluding July, August and bank holiday periods, and is subject to availability.




    • fizzyhelen
    • By fizzyhelen 28th Dec 18, 3:25 PM
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    fizzyhelen
    E: 15/01 TV Choice Puzzle Pick Issue 22
    E: 15/01 TV Choice Puzzle Pick Issue 22

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-22-tv-choice-puzzle-pick

    Win 3000 cash - ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS, DANGERFIELD

    Win Detective DVDs - MAGNIFY

    (DVD bundle contains complete series of A Touch of Frost, Endeavour, Inspector Morse, Lewis, Marple, Poirot, Prime Suspect & Sherlock Holmes)


    Good luck!!

    ITV Winners Club Member #46
    Fish Slice Winner 2013


    #justiceforpoppi




    • moggygems
    • By moggygems 2nd Jan 19, 4:23 PM
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    moggygems
    E: 17/01 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite - Issue 97
    E: 17/01 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite - Issue 97

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-mini-wordsearch-lite-collection

    Win 750 ANSWER:SLIPPERS
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 3rd Jan 19, 11:22 PM
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    One-Eye
    Volunteer Needed

    We need a regular poster for T-A-B My Favourite Puzzles which is now published every month.
    If you are interested please post in the thread below, or send me a PM.


    Thanks to ninjaworrier for volunteering

    Issue 1 is on sale 03/01 and the closing date is 07/02.
    It costs 2.50 and contains 10 prize puzzles, each with a 50 prize.

    Last edited by One-Eye; 04-01-2019 at 11:05 AM.
    • ninjaworrier
    • By ninjaworrier 4th Jan 19, 7:52 AM
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    ninjaworrier
    Hi One-eye!

    I am happy to go hunting for the magazine (we have a big WHSmith in my local area) and to post the answers.

    Happy Comping and good luck!

    Ninjaworrier
    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 4th Jan 19, 9:03 AM
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    marialionza
    Hi One-eye!

    I am happy to go hunting for the magazine (we have a big WHSmith in my local area) and to post the answers.

    Happy Comping and good luck!

    Ninjaworrier
    Originally posted by ninjaworrier
    Hail our new volunteer !
    Thanks to those who help us to win !
    • Stob
    • By Stob 4th Jan 19, 7:01 PM
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    Stob
    E: 21/02 T-a-B Arrowwords Issue 01
    E: 21/02 T-a-B Arrowwords Issue 01

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-01-arrowwords

    Win 3000 - Answer is - HAGGIS

    Good luck everyone
    • ninjaworrier
    • By ninjaworrier 5th Jan 19, 8:22 PM
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    ninjaworrier
    Hi all, just to confirm that I picked up the magazine (and placed an order through the store) and will be completing the puzzles over the next few days.

    Good luck all.

    Ninjaworrier
    • gorgeouscrystal
    • By gorgeouscrystal 5th Jan 19, 10:26 PM
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    gorgeouscrystal
    E: 07/02 T.A.B. SU-DOKU Issue 1
    07/02 T.A.B. SU-DOKU Issue 1

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-01-su-doku


    Prize 500

    Answer - 342816579

    Good Luck all

    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 6th Jan 19, 7:19 PM
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    lyns1986
    E: 17/01 TAB Mini Crosswords Collection Issue 97
    E: 17/01 TAB Mini Crosswords Collection Issue 97

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-97-mini-crosswords-collection

    Win 750 cash

    Answer: treats

    Can anyone get a copy of the Mini Arrowwords for this month as I can't find it in any of my local shops.
    • Stob
    • By Stob 7th Jan 19, 9:03 AM
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    Stob
    E: 17/01 T-a-B Mini Arrowwords Collection Issue 85
    E: 17/01 TAB Mini Crosswords Collection Issue 97

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-97-mini-crosswords-collection

    Win 750 cash

    Answer: treats

    Can anyone get a copy of the Mini Arrowwords for this month as I can't find it in any of my local shops.
    Originally posted by lyns1986
    Posting on behalf of lyns1986

    E: 17/01 Mini Arrowwords Collection Issue 85

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-85-mini-arrowwords-collection

    Win 750 - Answer is - CUSTARD

    Good luck everyone
    • diesel06
    • By diesel06 7th Jan 19, 2:43 PM
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    diesel06
    E: 24/01 TAB Wordsearch Issue 13
    E: 24/01 TAB Wordsearch Issue 13

    Win 3000

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-12-wordsearch-1

    Answer TOWBAR, HEADLIGHT

    Good luck everyone and Happy New Year
    Last edited by diesel06; 07-01-2019 at 8:51 PM.
    • charmed1318
    • By charmed1318 7th Jan 19, 4:34 PM
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    charmed1318
    E: 17/01 - TAB Mini Codebreakers - Issue 97
    E: 17/01 - TAB Mini Codebreakers - Issue 97

    Hi

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-97-mini-codebreakers-collection

    17/01 WIN 750 CASH DUSTY


    Good Luck


    • missprice
    • By missprice 7th Jan 19, 8:03 PM
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    missprice
    E:24/01 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 13
    E:24/01 Hide n seek WORDSEARCH 13

    Prize 3000

    Answer MS DYNAMITE, WILEY

    Linky https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/hidenseek-wordsearch
    63 mortgage payments to go.

    Zero wins 2016 😥
    • diesel06
    • By diesel06 8th Jan 19, 10:52 PM
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    diesel06
    E: 24/01 TAB Wordsearch Issue 14
    E: 24/01 TAB Wordsearch Issue 14

    Win 1500

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-14-wordsearch-1

    Answer DREDGER, HYDROFOIL

    Good luck all
    • Stob
    • By Stob 10th Jan 19, 12:12 PM
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    Stob
    E: 14/02 T-a-B Mini Puzzle Mix Collection Issue 98
    E: 14/02 T-a-B Mini Puzzle Mix Collection Issue 98

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-98-mini-puzzle-mix-collection

    Win 750 - Answer is - FLOWER

    Good luck everyone
    • Stob
    • By Stob 10th Jan 19, 12:26 PM
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    Stob
    E: 14/02 T-a-B Mini 2-in-1 Wordsearch Collection Issue 8
    E: 14/02 T-a-B Mini 2-in-1 Wordsearch Collection Issue 8

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-08-mini-2-in-1-wordsearch

    Win 750 - Answer is - MEMPHIS

    This is a wordsearch where the remaining letters spell out the answer.
    The theme was shades of blue, and the answer is a city known for its place in the history of blues music


    Good luck everyone
    • Stob
    • By Stob 10th Jan 19, 2:17 PM
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    Stob
    E: 21/02 T-a-B Codebreakers Issue 1
    E: 21/02 T-a-B Codebreakers Issue 1

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-01-codebreakers

    Win 3000 - Answer is - GUILTY

    Good luck everyone
    • emma1092
    • By emma1092 12th Jan 19, 10:48 AM
    • 370 Posts
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    emma1092
    E: 24/01 - TAB PUZZLE SELECTION Issue 13
    Hi,

    ISSUE 13

    24/01 - PAGE 12 WIN 3000 ARE RELATED

    Good Luck Everyone
    Good Luck to Everyone Thanks to all posters
    • ninjaworrier
    • By ninjaworrier 13th Jan 19, 10:39 AM
    • 30 Posts
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    ninjaworrier
    E: 07/02/2019 - My Favourite Puzzles Issue 1
    Hi everyone, it took a bit longer than expected as some of the puzzle pages didn't correspond with the pages on the answer web page. All of the competition puzzles had big stars with 50 pounds on them. Emailed and have confirmed that these are the puzzles we answered in the magazines are in fact the right puzzles..

    E: 07.02.2019

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-01-my-favourite-puzzles

    Here are the answers (thanks to Mr ninjaworrier!)

    P9 Win 50 cash SLITHER

    P13 Win 50 cash OWN RESTAURANTS

    P19 Win 50 cash MANSION

    P25 Win 50 cash (It is actually page 24 in the magazine I emailed them and checked) PLATE

    P29 Win 50 cash CLOSURE

    P37 Win 50 cash (Actually page 36 - emailed and confirmed) DOSAGE

    P41 Win 50 cash COURAGE

    P51 Win 50 cash TENANT

    P61 Win 50 cash BRITTLE

    P71 Win 50 cash PRETEND

    Good luck everyone
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