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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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10 Things You May Not Know About xnannysoupx

Posted by on: Tuesday, May. 19th 2015 12:12 AM

As you will know if you a regular reader of the blog, the Tidy team have all done their 10 Things You May Not Know about me lists and we’ve now moved onto the players. Last week we saw mcdogs-wolves put himself forward for the hot seat and this week, it’s xnannysoupx who have stepped up to tell us a bit more about herself.

xnannysoupx is a regular in the Tidy Cupboard as are most of the blog contributors, but you don’t have to be to participate. We’d love to know a bit more about all of our players so if you fancy doing a 10 Things list, just send it to team@tidybingo.com and we’ll post it here on the blog over the coming weeks. Remember to include your Tidy Bingo username.

For now though, here’s a bit more about xnannysoupx.

10 Things You May Not Know About xnannysoupx

1. I was taught how to dive before I could swim.

2. I have been known to carry out a bit of my own karma! Previously I had thrown a carving knife at my twin after he hit me and I hit a work colleague over the head with a shovel for scaring me with a spider.

3. I am the 7th child of a 7th child (my husband calls me a witch)!

4. I used to drive a lorry.

5. I lived on a narrow boat.

6. Whilst driving a van one night I came across a car on fire and pulled up to rush to help any one inside. I have no clue as to what I thought I could do but the couple had got out ok but lived about 160 mile away . They were going to ring a friend to pick them up. I decided to take them home as the poor girl was so upset about her car. A week later I received a box of chocolates and a mug saying super star – how kind were they to send them.

7. When fund raising for the children’s school I have dressed as the Easter Bunny and Andy Pandy while on a bouncy castle!

8. I have been in the audience at three shows of Deal Or No Deal and once at Loose Women.

9. Before I got married I always said I would only have two children and do short term fostering but my husband wouldn’t agree to that and we had five of our own. I am now remarried and have a step-daughter and between me and my husband we have 19 grandchildren!

10. When living in Norfolk I had permission to open a new bypass by rollerskating along it. Unfortunately it was so foggy I wasn’t allowed for safety reasons.

Xnannysoupx ends her post by suggesting hers wasn’t as an interesting a read as some of the others that we have seen. We beg to differ – we think it’s great to learn more about our players and their lives!


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4 Comments on “10 Things You May Not Know About xnannysoupx”

cags Says:

number 6 just about sums you up nanny your so kind and always thinking about others,are you sure its only 19 grandkids lol, cheers for sharing

Blondie Says:

Awesome Nanny! 19 grand children wow. I love the 7th child of 7th child bit! My gran was that too 🙂 x

donnado Says:

great read rosie xx

Coff Says:

great read nanny x

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