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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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X Factor First Live Show Weekend

Posted by on: Monday, Nov. 2nd 2015 12:15 AM

This weekend saw the very first live show for our contestants and two of the acts were sent home on Sunday in a shock double vote off. Simon was back to his old dapper self this week and we said goodbye to the Cowell “Shabby Chic” beard. Cheryl looked stunning in two very classy outfits and Rita looked like she had forgotten to put half her clothes on when she showed up Sunday! Nick Grimshaw still annoys the life out of me – I just want Louis Walsh back.

The Saturday Live Show gave the contestants a chance to showcase who they were and most acts did a pretty good job of this. Lauren kicked the show off with a confident and fun performance and her made over hair looked great. Max followed with a strange reggae Adele song, which didn’t work for me but did for most of the judges. I did like Alien Uncovered but at the time I thought they just weren’t the sort of thing Saturday night viewers would get. Kiera came next and looked like a young Beyoncé, stunning. Her performance wasn’t quite as stunning however, it was all a little safe and predictable.

The show was starting to lose my interest until Anton and Che both blew the roof off the arena, both were fantastic. The highly unlikeable Mason Noise came next and the judges were falling over themselves to convince us what a lovely boy he really is. Reggie & Bollie were cute and quirky but the show was stolen, once again by the incomparable Louisa Johnson. I still cannot believe she is just 17 and she already looks like a superstar, move over Britney. I truly hope she wins.

Bupsi took the stage afterwards and whilst she looked fab was a little lacklustre – but then again who could follow Louisa? 4th Impact wowed as always and Monica Michael gave a powerful vocal proving the judges were right to have given her the wild card. The gorgeous Seann Miley Moore with a theatrical and mesmerising vocal that almost, but not quite, overshadowed Louisa.

On Sunday, we had an hour-long results show with the news that two acts would go home. It was no surprise that the final three were Bupsi, Alien Uncovered and Kiera, with Bupsi rightly receiving the lowest amount of votes. I do think if Simon had put through Jennifer Phillips instead he wouldn’t have had anyone sent home. The sing off between Alien and Kiera was fantastic with both putting in really great performances. It was Alien Uncovered who in the end lost out, which wasn’t a huge surprise as Kiera’s vocal was pretty flawless – she definitely needs to up her game though if she wants to continue on the show.

Unfortunately saying goodbye to these two acts means that two sets of players are now out of the Tidy Factor Sweepstake. My money is on Louisa winning the X Factor crown so if you were allocated her name from the hat you could be quids in soon. Let’s see what next week brings.

Check the Player Allocations and eliminations on the link below:


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2 Comments on “X Factor First Live Show Weekend”

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great post blondie still think louisa n 4th impact

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