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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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Catchphrase Competition – March 2016

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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Tidy Bingo November 2015 Catchphrase

Wednesday, Nov. 11th 2015 12:36 PM

It’s been a while since our last Catchphrase competition so today we are launching another! For those of you who have not played along before, it’s really easy to take part. Below (and on Facebook) is an image that contains six images. Each of the images create catchphrase or word, you just have to decipher them all and give us six correct answers.

Catchphrase - ends 18 11 15

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August Catchphrase Competition

Monday, Aug. 10th 2015 1:48 PM

The winners of this promotion were wolf67, awesomeduo and sparky321


It’s been a while since we ran a Catchphrase Competition at Tidy so today I’ve spent a little time with my thinking cap on to create one. The rules are the same as they always were, get all six correct and your name goes into the hat to win one a prize. For August we will have not one, but THREE winners drawn at random from all the correct entries and remember, it’s free to enter for all depositing players at Tidy Bingo.

Below you will find the six images that you have to decipher (they will also be posted on Facebook) and all you have to do is email us, or message us on Facebook, the correct answers.

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New Tidy Bingo Catchphrase Free Comp Launched

Thursday, Jan. 29th 2015 2:24 PM

It’s been a while since we launched a new Catchphrase competition on our Facebook page but today that is exactly what we have done. Whilst we understand that some of our players don’t use social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, for us here at Tidy Bingo it is a great way to get our name out there.

For this competition we are asking a little more than six correct answers to be in the draw to win the three prizes on offer. We want you to share the Tidy Bingo love with your friends and in this article we’ll show you the six images you need to decipher, tell you the three prizes on offer and talk you through ensuring your name is in the draw to be a winner.

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In My Absence, Keep The Tidy Brains Active

Wednesday, Jul. 9th 2014 7:01 AM

The winner of this Catchphrase Competition was ‘sunlight’.


When this post appears on the blog I will be stressed and likely cursing everyone in my way as I pack up my life in preparation for the move to Devon. But whilst my temper may be a little frayed, I thought I’d leave a little competition for the Tidyers to enjoy while I am away. It’s another Catchphrase competition and you have until 21st July to email in your answers to team@tidybingo.com.

As usual there is a picture shown later in the article that features six images, you simply have to say what you see and email your answers, along with your username to the above address.

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Win A Tidy And Help For Heroes Bundle

Sunday, May. 4th 2014 1:10 AM

This competition was won by heidi2111.


It’s been a couple of weeks now since we last did a Catchphrase competition, time for another we think! Once again there are six different images shown in a picture in this blog post and on Facebook, all you have to do is decipher the well known phrases or sayings and email your answers to team@tidybingo.com.

The competition is open to all players who have made a deposit at Tidy Bingo and we would love it if you could buy a ticket to the Tidy and the Troops game on a Tuesday at 7pm (it’s not a requirement of entry this time though).

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Thinking Caps On Again

Sunday, Apr. 6th 2014 12:05 AM

This competition was won by Dippydee1.


It’s been a week or so now since the winner of the last Catchphrase competition was announced, time for another we think! We’re still not getting as many entries as you might think and those we do enter and maybe get one wrong, they’re given a reply by email and the chance to rectify their error. Remember, these competitions only cost 25p to enter and not only could you win the prize on offer, but a share of the £50 guaranteed jackpot game called Tidy and The Troops.

To be eligible to win this Catchphrase Competition you must have purchased at least one ticket in the Tidy and The Troops game between now and 22nd April at 23:59.

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Say What You See – Another ‘Free’ Competition

Tuesday, Mar. 18th 2014 12:35 AM

The ‘Say What You See’ Catchphrase competitions that we run on Facebook have certainly proved popular with players so we thought it about time that we get another underway. We don’t usually put any entry requirements on these free promotions but this one is a little different – it’s only open to players who have bought at least one ticket in the Tidy And The Troops games between now and 28th March.

There is a good reason for this, and a good cause of course – we want to sell more tickets for the Tidy and The Troops games so that we can raise more money for the Help For Heroes charity! This means that actually it will cost you 25p to enter this competition, not a bad price and all for a good cause!

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Impromptu Competition

Wednesday, Jan. 8th 2014 12:00 AM

Yesterday on Facebook we hinted at an impromptu competition for our players and here it is, as promised! We’re playing a little Tidy Catchphrase today and all you have to do is be a depositing player at the site and email us the six correct answers, along with your username to team@tidybingo.com to be in with a chance to win. All correct entries will be entered into a draw that will take place on Saturday morning (10th January) for the chance to win the Swarovski Elements Earrings, Necklace and Bracelet set as shown on the Facebook page.

We’re doing Roy Walker proud with the Tidy Bingo version of the game but can you ‘say what you see’ for your chance to win the prize on offer?

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