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18th August - Meerca Day
- We have added more trophies to the User Lookup page now. So, if you have been
playing for 17 months, it will actually say 17 months.
- We have started to refund people for their Theme Parks. Since there are so many
of them, this may take a while, but we will notify you when they are completed. We
will also be giving a Gold, Silver or Bronze trophy to those players that had the largest
parks (check your user lookup to see if you got one!)
UPDATE : Its going very slow - it should be complete within about 2 days :(
- MARAQUA HAS BEEN DESTROYED - We bring you this breaking news only one day after the mysterious
evil pirate visited. A gigantic whirlpool has swept through the underwater city destroying everything in its path.
Its too stormy out there to see what the extent of the damage is yet, but we will give you more news soon.
- Now you can paint your Meerca Purple!!!
- Don't forget to pop by the Book Shop when you
get a chance. There are some new Meerca books just in. We also added some great new Meerca Battledome items.
- You thought we had forgotten Meerca Day didn't you?? :) Well we start
off the festivities with three new Battledome moves,
the Meerca Tail Guard, Ricochet and Mind Trance.
- New Neopian Times - Yes, Issue 2 of the New-Look Neopian Times has just been released.
Check it out for stories, comics, and the editorial that answers the weeks most frequently
asked questions. Click here now.
- No, we havent forgotten about the shrine. The crown was (erm...) lost in transit to the Lost
Desert, and uh... its there now. The shrine will be going up very soon :)
- An evil pirate captain has just been spotted in Maraqua. Check out the introduction to the new world
by clicking here.
- Just in case you missed our announcement... Neopets Plushies are on sale
here. They are already starting
to sell out (check the little gauge to see how many are left!)
- We have a new Better Than You,
starring Gabbarth, member of Neopian Tank Patrol 45.
- We have a new Mystery Pic competition
today. The answer to Wednesday's puzzle was the 'Ski Lodge Swimming Pool' - not the Neohome Wallpaper
as the majority of people guessed!
- GREAT NEW FEATURE - We are now counting the number of times you come first in a variety of our games.
If you win Mystery Pic twice you will be a 2x Champion instead of just a champion. The games that
keep track of wins so far are Mystery Pic, Lenny Conundrum and Better Than You.
- The shops in the marketplace were loading very slowly, so we rewrote the code behind them, now they load
much faster :)
- Speaking of Meercas... did you know they can now be painted with a Rainbow Paintbrush?
- Check out today's Pet Spotlight -
Zakberverth the erm... Pirate Meerca?
- The number of Auctions is getting
too high again so we are stopping any more being created temporarily. These problems will all be fixed
when the Trading Post comes back up :)
- Today is the first anniversary of Dr. Sloth's first appearance in Neopia. May he never, ever
show his ugly face again!
- We have a new feature called Neopian Auction Status,
this will tell you how many auctions are left to process in our database.
- More Bruce Morphing Potions and Books can now be found around Neopia.
- The Rainbow Fountain
isn't going to last forever, so visit it now to change your pets colour or species!
- We have added a Purple Koi to the
- The Pant Devil has arrived in the Battledome.
If he steals an item from you when you are browsing the site, then he will be added as a challenger.
Want a Fight?
- The Caption Competition
has just been launched!
- The Auctions have been all processed
and are now working again. We also fixed them a little so they will not break in the future (hopefully!)
- Some new pictures have been added to our
- 16 MILLION USERS - Yeah! Another landmark reached!!!
- We have a new Site Spotlight
today, starring FuzziePink the Meerca.
- The prices of our Collectable Cards have been
completely updated. They now range from 300 NP for commons like Uggsul and the Professor Chesterpot, all the way up
to 80,000 for a rarity 99 like the Swamp Ghoul or Punchbag Bob. We have also added another ten or so
The Underwater Chef - Rarity 49
- People were getting strange 'please do not play on this server' errors within the
Battledome. This has been fixed now :)
- Two new maps have been added to Kacheek Seek.
Now your Neopet can visit a Sakhmet Tent and hide inside a Neohome.
- Everybody who had Neopoints stuck in the old Trading Post should have had them returned now :)
- If you have a purple paintbrush... why not paint your Korbat???
- We have a new Mystery Pic today.
The answer to last week's picture was 'The Theme Park Strength Test'.
- We have redone Tyrannia so that it is two
maps instead of three. Looks like the professor finally fixed his Time Machine, he is nowhere to be seen!
- Why not pop by the
Art Gallery? We have added some more fan art including this cool Gelert and Shadow Usul :)
- IMPORTANT - We have made a big decision, and that is to discontinue the Theme Parks.
We did have big plans for them, but we have decided to redirect our efforts to things like the
Trading Card Game and the new world. We will be refunding all the Neopoints you have spent
on your parks to you over the next day or so.
- Today's Pet Spotlight is Skyhaven the
Blue Eyrie (owned by didi510).
- There are about 41,000 auctions left to process until we can re-launch them. Sorry about this,
it should be completed soon.
- Some new pictures have been added to the
- Unfortunately, the Utility Fish shop has closed down. We were going to use these items
for the Neohomes, but have decided against it. The good news is that they will all be retired
and therefore rare :)
- The Brain Tree has just arrived in the
but you must complete his quest before you can fight him!
- This week's Lenny Conundrum has just
been launched. The answer to last week's puzzle was '32 Pyramids'. (10*10*10*pi*4/3)/(6*8*8/3) = 32
(and a bit left over, but not enough to make a 33rd Pyramid).
- We now have HI SCORE TABLES for
the One-Player Battledome. If you ever wondered why Punchbag Bob looks so beaten up, this may give you
a clue :)
- You now get a trophy for beating Punchbag Bob.
- The new Poetry Contest
- Our complete overhaul of the Collectable Cards
is still going. Remember, if you see any broken images in your NeoDeck or Shop, take the card out
and put it back in to update it to the new version.
Grackle the Chia Bomber - Rarity 77
- We have added the Brown Bruce to the
- We have a new Site Spotlight today,
featuring Quat_Chan the Stars Shoyru!
- The Auctions are currently
running very slowly because we have about 300,000 to process. As a result we have stopped
any new auctions being created until we have processed all of them. We know that this is because
the trading post is down, but we are working on rewriting it and should be finished soon.
UPDATE - Now there are 191,000 auctions left to process.
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