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Tidy Savers Update – August 2016

Posted by on: Thursday, Aug. 4th 2016 11:52 AM

As regular players at Tidy Bingo will know, Tidy is under new ownership now and as such, we need to settle the Tidy Savers promotion and ensure you all get your vouchers that you have saved with us up to and including 31st July 2016.

In total you managed to save £550.25 since November 2015, an impressive amount by all accounts!

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Help For Heroes – Tidy Bingo’s 5th Donation

Posted by on: Wednesday, Aug. 3rd 2016 12:18 PM

On July 5th we made our 5th donation to Help for Heroes, taking the total amount donated at that point to an impressive £2,868.90! As is always the case when we make a donation, we received a letter thanking us just a few days later.

The letter thanks us for the donation and tells of his it is put to use supporting wounded soldiers and their families. If you read on, you will see a scanned copy of the letter.

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Tidy Cupboard – Changes Afoot

Posted by on: Friday, Jul. 1st 2016 12:36 AM

As you will all know, for some time now we have seen a drop in the number of players in the Tidy Cupboard. This has continued for a while now and David and I have made a decision to change things around a little.

Rather than lose the room completely, something we don’t want to do, we’re going to try and revive it. How we plan to do that may sound a little odd but there is a method in our madness. However, it does mean that from 1st August 2016 the Cupboard is only to be open on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

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Loyalty Rewarded At Tidy Bingo

Posted by on: Monday, Apr. 4th 2016 2:47 PM

As regulars at Tidy Bingo will know, the network offers a loyalty reward scheme that sees you earn extra bonuses, cash back etc. as you rise through the ranks. As a little something extra, we’re going to introduce a form of loyalty scheme into the Tidy Cupboard too.

As you will have noticed, player numbers have been dropping of late in the Cupboard and as such, it doesn’t remain viable to keep giving away as many loyalty points as we have been whilst player numbers diminish.

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Tidy Bingo Up For Best Jumpman Gaming Bingo Site

Posted by on: Monday, Apr. 4th 2016 1:23 PM

The Which Bingo Award shortlist has been announced today and once again Tidy Bingo has received a nomination. This year there isn’t a Best Boutique Bingo Site, the category we usually find ourselves in. For 2016, we have been nominated as Best Jumpman Gaming Bingo Site and for the first time since we launched, we’re going to put a bit of effort into winning.

It’s not that we don’t want to win, of course it isn’t, but we are always competing with brands we have bigger budgets and more players so it often feels like we are a non-starter. This year however, only five of the brands under the Jumpman Gaming hat have been nominated so our odds of winning are slightly better!

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Catchphrase Competition – March 2016

Posted by on: Thursday, Feb. 25th 2016 1:29 PM

Can you believe it’s nearly March already? It seems like only yesterday that we were running Christmas competitions and rummaging in Santa’s Sack! Anyway, as the year rolls on, it’s time for another Catchphrase competition and your chance to win a selection of Tidy branded goods, maybe some Help For Heroes bits and bobs and even some bonus funds!

This time we’re going to do things a little differently (not much) and will be sending the competition by internal mail, external mail and posting on Facebook. We’re hoping this gets more people involved and who knows, with enough entries – we might even throw in a few extra prizes!

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Ham And Egg Cups

Posted by on: Sunday, Jan. 24th 2016 5:36 PM

As some of you may know, I’m currently with Slimming World trying to shed a few stone. If you’ve never done this diet before then it’s worth knowing that foods are divided into categories and it is actually the only diet that I have done that I have found really easy to stick to. The only thing that I am not completely comfortable with is the weekly meetings, and whilst I know many get a lot from the meetings – they don’t really do it for me. If any of you guys want to slim along with me – feel free. I lost 6.5lbs in my first week….

That said, I have paid for 10 sessions, so I will do those and then probably just continue alone at home. Anyway, I digress, the reason for this blog post was to share one of the recipes that I made today, one that I really enjoyed and takes hardly any time to make. It’s a free food, so you can eat as many of these as you want.

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Free Jackpot Game – The Outcome

Posted by on: Saturday, Jan. 23rd 2016 9:50 PM

I thought that I’d sit in the room and watch our biggest every free game take place tonight, the big £1000 jackpot. I wanted to see who were winners, and of course, report the outcome to all the Tidy Bingo players who were otherwise engaged.

In total there were a whopping 4,437 when the game got underway and I was on tenterhooks (as I am sure the players in the room were too).

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£604 Donated To Help For Heroes

Posted by on: Tuesday, Jan. 5th 2016 3:56 PM

Just before Christmas we made our fourth donation to the Help For Heroes charity thanks to the your continued support of the Tidy and the Troops game.

To date we have now donated £2238.75 with a further £49.25 raised since we last donated to this great cause. As always when we make a donation, Help For Heroes send us a letter and if you continue reading you will find a scan of the letter received.

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Thank You, Thank You And Again, Thank You

Posted by on: Tuesday, Dec. 22nd 2015 7:38 PM

There are many things that I love about Tidy and for those of you that know me, you’ll know that it has always been a dream of mine to run my own bingo site. From player, to host, from host to writer and then writer to site owner, it took me ten years to get here but I did.

There have been ups and downs, as our blog readers know, but one of the biggest ups happened this week. Quietly beavering away in my office, the doorbell rings with a delivery…..

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April Babies 2014 At Tidy Bingo

Posted by on: Tuesday, Apr. 1st 2014 7:20 AM

April is here, the month that promises to bring us showers in abundance and is also host to St George’s Day, a celebration of the English patron saint. Following on from the March babies post last month, this month we take a look at the celebrities that were born in April, a few details about the personality of April babies and a few facts about the month (all taken from various sources on the Internet).

Does your birthday fall on the same day as a celebrity or someone from history? If it does then why not comment and share your story with other Tidyer’s? We’d love to hear any birthday jokes or stories you may have. They can be shared here or on our Facebook page, or you could just drop us a line at team@tidybingo.com.

April Facts

  • The birth flower for this month is the daisy or the sweet pea.
  • Diamond is the birthstone of April.
  • April has two star signs – Aries and Taurus.

Personality of an April Baby

People who are born in April are fearless, they are brave, adventurous and cannot be scared easily. A bit like elephants who never forget, April babies are said to have excellent memories. Other traits include big shoulders – the ability to listen to people’s woes and to console them whilst also helping to solve problems. Whilst they are said to be extremely generous they are also known to be quite aggressive.

Decision making for April babies is usually a quick process often leading to regret about the choices made. The person born in April is a born leader but also very impatient which often leads to hasty decisions. An April person who is confronted and backed into a corner is not known to possess grace and charm.

Famous April Babies

1st – Susan Boyle
2nd – Marvin Gaye
3rd – Eddie Murphy
4th – Graham Norton
5th – Agnetha Faltskog (the blonde from ABBA)
6th – Paul Daniels
7th – Russell Crowe
8th – Vivienne Westwood
9th – Kristen Stewart
10th – Joseph Pulitzer
11th – Jeremy Clarkson
12th – Bobby Moore
13th – Guy Fawkes
14th – Robert Carlyle
15th – Leonardo da Vinci
16th – Charlie Chaplin
17th – Victoria Beckham
18th – David Tennant
19th – Dudley Moore
20th – Harold Lloyd
21st – Queen Elizabeth II
22nd – Jack Nicholson
23rd – William Shakespeare
24th – Barbara Streisand
25th – Ella Fitzgerald
26th – Channing Tatum
27th – Samuel Morse
28th – Vernon Kay
29th – Anita Dobson
30th – Willie Nelson

But more important than all of that, remember to pop along to the Tidy Cupboard on a Tuesday and Friday to take part in the Birthday Bash promotion! Exclusive to Tidy players…


The prize for our April baby is a Kindle Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display, a device that offers all of the following features:

  • Less than 170 grams – lighter than a paperback, fits in your pocket
  • New darker, hand-tuned fonts for easier reading
  • Reads like paper with no glare, even in bright sunlight
  • Download books in 60 seconds with built-in Wi-Fi
  • Holds up to 1,400 books – take your library wherever you go

Remember to pop along to the room and say "It’s my birthday month! Happy Birthday to Me" to get your name in the prize draw for your chance to win.

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