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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: none


    updated...on sale
    14/10 20/09 Arrowwords 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    19/10 18/10 Arrowwords 12 ending 27/12 LINK
    11/11 08/11 Arrowwords 13 ending 24/01 LINK
    19/10 18/10 Codebreakers 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    25/10 13/09 Codebreakers Collection 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    --/-- 11/10 Codebreakers Collection 12 ending 27/12 pending
    --/-- 01/11 Codebreakers Collection 13 ending 24/01 pending
    22/09 13/09 Criss Cross Collection 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    29/10 11/10 Criss Cross Collection 12 ending 27/12 LINK
    --/-- 01/11 Criss Cross Collection 13 ending 24/01 pending
    05/11 13/09 Crosswords Collection 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    --/-- 11/10 Crosswords Collection 12 ending 27/12 pending
    --/-- 01/11 Crosswords Collection 13 ending 24/01 pending
    04/11 25/10 Hide 'n' Seek 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    11/11 18/10 Mini Arrowwords Collection 83 ending 22/11 LINK
    08/11 18/10 Mini Codebreakers Collection 95 ending 22/11 LINK
    11/11 18/10 Mini Crosswords Collection 95 ending 22/11 LINK
    19/10 18/10 Mini Puzzle Mix Collection 95 ending 22/11 LINK
    20/10 18/10 Mini Sudoku Collection 95 ending 22/11 LINK
    19/10 18/10 Mini 2-in-1 Wordsearch Collection 5 ending 22/11 LINK
    26/10 18/10 Mini Wordsearch Lite 95 ending 22/11 LINK
    03/11 18/10 Mini Wordsearch Collection 95 ending 22/11 LINK
    25/10 11/10 Picture Arrowwords 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    --/-- 08/11 Picture Arrowwords 12 ending 27/12 pending
    --/-- 19/10 Puzzle Collection 82 (Autumn) ending 07/12 pending
    13/11 25/10 Puzzle Selection 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    14/10 11/10 Su-doku 11 ending 15/11 LINK
    12/11 08/11 Su-doku 12 ending 13/12 LINK
    29/10 18/10 Take a Crossword 11 ending 22/11 LINK
    29/10 18/10 Take a Puzzle 11 ending 22/11 LINK
    23/10 16/10 TV Choice Puzzle Pick 20 ending 20/11 LINK
    26/10 04/10 Wordsearch 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    --/-- 25/10 Wordsearch 12 ending 27/12 pending
    15/10 13/09 Wordsearches Collection 11 ending 29/11 LINK
    03/11 11/10 Wordsearches Collection 12 ending 27/12 LINK
    --/-- 01/11 Wordsearches Collection 13 ending 24/01 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
    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 4:48 PM.
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    • lyns1986
    • By lyns1986 22nd Apr 18, 11:38 AM
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    lyns1986
    E: 10/05 T-A-B Mini Arrowwords Collection Issue 76
    E: 10/05 T-A-B Mini Arrowwords Collection Issue 76

    Win 750 - Answer = VIABLE

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-75-mini-arrowwords-collection-closing-date-10-may-2018
    • Savvy cash
    • By Savvy cash 22nd Apr 18, 6:54 PM
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    Savvy cash
    Apologies for bumping the thread with chat, but I'm a bit confused.

    Why is it that the majority of the puzzles comps require all your details, address etc yet there are a few that still take you to the old entry pages where you don't need to put all your contact info in?
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 22nd Apr 18, 9:00 PM
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    thingamaBob
    Apologies for bumping the thread with chat, but I'm a bit confused.

    Why is it that the majority of the puzzles comps require all your details, address etc yet there are a few that still take you to the old entry pages where you don't need to put all your contact info in?
    Originally posted by Savvy cash
    Quote from Bauer as posted a few weeks ago: "From the latest competition we are changing the way you enter and you will no longer need to login to submit your answers, just simply enter your details at the top of the coupon. If you are submitting answers to older competitions you will still need to sign in"

    This is all related to the new Data Processing rules which come into effect shortly.
    Bob
    The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
    Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
    Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
    Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

    Omar Khayyam
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 22nd Apr 18, 9:05 PM
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    One-Eye
    Apologies for bumping the thread with chat, but I'm a bit confused.

    Why is it that the majority of the puzzles comps require all your details, address etc yet there are a few that still take you to the old entry pages where you don't need to put all your contact info in?
    Originally posted by Savvy cash
    ONLINE ENTRY IS CHANGING

    Message on the TAB website:
    From the latest competition (magazines on sale from 29th March 2018 onwards) we are changing the way you enter and you will no longer need to login to submit your answers, just simply enter your details at the top of the coupon. If you are submitting answers to older competitions you will still need to sign in.
    Originally posted by One-Eye
    Some other sites that used to require logging in have also changed to require full data on the entry form and I expect a few more will follow suit. I strongly suspect that this will make it easier for companies when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May, as they do not have to store personal details beyond the end of the competition, and encrypted passwords will no longer be required. The consequences of a data breach are thus much less serious for the company.
    • Savvy cash
    • By Savvy cash 24th Apr 18, 3:07 PM
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    Savvy cash
    Thank you both for clarifying!
    • grumpyoldwoman
    • By grumpyoldwoman 25th Apr 18, 7:31 AM
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    grumpyoldwoman
    Hi,

    ISSUE 4

    17/5 - PAGE 12 WIN 3000 RELATED TO POLITICIANS

    17/5 - PAGE 37 WIN A THEATRE BREAK AND HOTEL STAY DURHAM

    **Only seems to be a box for the 3,000 comp - can someone bumb this when the other one is showing - Thanks

    Good Luck Everyone
    Originally posted by emma1092
    Both competition entry boxes are showing now.
    • guido342
    • By guido342 26th Apr 18, 6:34 AM
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    guido342
    Two boxes showing now, enter ok
    Thanks for posting.
    Discount vouchers are not a prize but a marketing tool. IMHO.
    • charmed1318
    • By charmed1318 1st May 18, 3:27 PM
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    charmed1318
    E: 10/5 - TAB Mini Codebreakers - Issue 88
    Hi

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-88-mini-codebreakers-collection

    10/05 WIN 750 CASH BREAD
    Sorry it took so long, I was trying to get the correct link

    Good Luck


    • binnie
    • By binnie 1st May 18, 4:58 PM
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    binnie
    Take a break monthly May
    Hi Does anybody have a link for Take a Break Bumper monthly please for May

    Many thanks

    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 1st May 18, 5:01 PM
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    One-Eye
    Hi Does anybody have a link for Take a Break Bumper monthly please for May

    Many thanks
    Originally posted by binnie
    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5836039
    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 1st May 18, 9:10 PM
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    marialionza
    Hi

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-88-mini-codebreakers-collection

    10/05 WIN 750 CASH BREAD
    Sorry it took so long, I was trying to get the correct link

    Good Luck
    Originally posted by charmed1318
    Many thanks to charmed 1318 for all the dedication and best wishes !
    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS HERE
    • fizzyhelen
    • By fizzyhelen 3rd May 18, 11:32 AM
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    fizzyhelen
    E: 05/06 TV Choice Puzzle Pick Issue 14
    E: 05/06 TV Choice Puzzle Pick Issue 14

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-14-tv-choice-puzzle-pick

    Win 3000 - DOLLY PARTON, KATHY BURKE

    Win Endeavour DVDs - JOHN THAW

    (According to the mag, the closing date for the 3000 is 14/06 but it is not showing that on the website)

    Good luck!!


    ITV Winners Club Member #46
    Fish Slice Winner 2013


    #justiceforpoppi




    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 3rd May 18, 7:31 PM
    • 308 Posts
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    compingtinkertink2010
    E: 14/06 Wordsearches Collection Issue 5
    E: 14/06 Wordsearches Collection Issue 5

    Win 3000

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-05-wordsearch-collections

    Answer: CLAUDIA FRAGAPANE
    Last edited by compingtinkertink2010; 29-05-2018 at 12:40 AM.
    • Didoow
    • By Didoow 3rd May 18, 8:12 PM
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    Didoow
    E: 17/05 T-A-B CODEBREAKERS COLLECTION Issue 4

    (via old style entry form/login)

    competitions.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions/CBC1804

    Win 3000 Cash: WOEFUL

    Good luck!
    Originally posted by Biker*Chick
    I think this might have changed to the new style, here
    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-04-codebreakers-collection
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 3rd May 18, 10:16 PM
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    fire**fly
    E: 07/06 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Collection Issue 89 Win 750 cash
    T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Collection Issue 89
    Win 750 cash.

    answer - GOLD MEDAL
    enter..
    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-89-mini-wordsearch-collection


    #
    Last edited by fire**fly; 03-05-2018 at 10:23 PM. Reason: added prize money to title
    ''Be happy for this moment.
    This moment is your life''

    A book of verses underneath the bough
    A flask of wine, a loaf of bread and thou
    Beside me singing in the wilderness
    And wilderness is paradise now.

    Omar Khayyam.






    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 3rd May 18, 10:23 PM
    • 142,076 Posts
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    fire**fly
    E: 07/06 T-A-B Mini Puzzle Mix Issue 89 Win 750
    T-A-B Mini Puzzle Mix Issue 89 Win 750 cash.

    answer - MASTIC
    enter..
    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-89-mini-puzzle-mix-collection

    #
    ''Be happy for this moment.
    This moment is your life''

    A book of verses underneath the bough
    A flask of wine, a loaf of bread and thou
    Beside me singing in the wilderness
    And wilderness is paradise now.

    Omar Khayyam.






    • gorgeouscrystal
    • By gorgeouscrystal 4th May 18, 5:08 PM
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    gorgeouscrystal
    E: 31/05 T.A.B. SU-DOKU Issue 5
    E: 31/05 T.A.B. SU-DOKU Issue 5

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-05-su-doku

    Prize 500

    Answer =237896514
    • moggygems
    • By moggygems 9th May 18, 6:03 PM
    • 41 Posts
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    moggygems
    E: 07/06 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 89
    E: 07/06 T-A-B Mini Wordsearch Lite Issue 89

    WIN 750 CASH

    Answer = COLDPLAY

    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-89-mini-wordsearch-lite
    • RedCardinal
    • By RedCardinal 9th May 18, 9:18 PM
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    RedCardinal
    E: 07/06 TAB Mini Sudoku Collection Issue 89
    E: 07/06 T-A-B Mini Sudoku Collection Issue 89

    Win 750 - Answer = 136254


    https://www.puzzlemagazines.co.uk/competitions-entry/issue-89-mini-su-doku-collection
    Last edited by RedCardinal; 19-05-2018 at 4:32 PM.
    • Emera
    • By Emera 9th May 18, 10:22 PM
    • 4 Posts
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    Emera
    Where do you look to see if you won a prize
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