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7th and 8th February
- Issue 127 of the Neopian Times is now out. Why not
take a look at all the new articles, comics, stories and adventures?
- SITE UPDATE - We have re-installed Linux (yay, fun) on our secondary database, and it
is working a LOT better. As a result, pages on the site are loading much faster than
usual and there is a lot less lag! We will be making more improvements tonight (don't worry, it
won't affect the site at all), so tomorrow should be even better.
- BATTLE FOR MERIDELL - Yes, Part 3
of our new plot has just been released. Things are not looking bright for Meridell. Who is
this Lord Kass anyway.. and where did the beast at the farm come from? All will be
- We are proud to announce Thinkway Toys 2004 Neopets releases, including Plushies, Plushie
Clips, Talking Plushies and Collectable Figurines! Click
here for more details!
- Also in Merchandise news, new plushies are launching at
Limited Too next week! Yes
the Red Shoyru, Shadow Gelert, Island Wocky, Cloud Elephante and Faerie Grundo will all be
- Oops - we accidentally gave away the answer when we introduced the last
Mystery Pic. Haha. *blush* The new one has just
- We have added some more of your Poems to
- You've completed the game (or at least some of you have) now collect the plushies!!!
Get your NeoQuest II plushies at the Toy Shop now.
- Today's Pet Spotlight goes to
- 99 Dogs have updated their site so it is easier to navigate. Also, you can now get T-Shirts
with Baby, Maraquan and many additional Paint Brush colours on! Click here
to visit their new site!
- As promised there are some more Battle For Meridell
Backgrounds to choose from.
- Now Hannah and the Pirate Caves has a Cave
of the Week button that automatically loads the current cave spotlight!
- This week's Neohome Spotlight award goes to
Rideswildhorses, owner of 267533 Rainbow Lane, Neopia Central.
- Valentines day is just around the corner so why not send one of these cute Neopets
- The new Caption Contest features a
Grey Faerie. Awww, she has lost her wings :( Can you think
of anything funny to say?
- Apologies - The Neopian Times will go up a little late this week. We will try to
make it live first thing tomorrow.
- There are some new pictures in the Art Gallery.
3rd February - Zafara Day
- Todays random theme is...
- Oh dear... It seems poor little Illusen has disapeared, what a shame :)
- Jhudora has been added to our How To Draw pages.
- We have just launched a new Lenny Conundrum (yes, really!)
The answer to the last one was 511 Golden Coins. Hannah's going shopping - now she just has to find a
shop that accepts gold! Good luck with the next one, it's tricky!
- Today's Card of the Day is The Bat-Thing. Ooooh scary.
- Due to various office zoning regulations, our NeoCam has been
moved about 20 feet. Yay! You get to see new people!
- No serious Jhudora fan would be content until they get their hands on this new avatar.
- Congratulations go to Heatherns, their shop Jhudora's Lair
has just won the latest Gallery Spotlight award.
- These purple and green Faerie Foods
taste even better than they look!
- Today's Caption Contest has a
Jhudora theme too. Isn't that nice!
- This tiled Background will let everyone know
how much you like Jhudora.
- Make Jhudora proud of you, add this new blog to your
- Jhudora has whipped up some new weapons to assist her most loyal followers in the
- This week's Petpet Spotlight award goes to Pugsy the Spardel.
- The Art Gallery is full of real-life things that you made yourselves today. (There are two pages,
so make sure you get to see both)
- The Zafara is the first Neopet that can be turned into a Prince or Princess
using the Royal Paint Brush :D
In case you were wondering the Royal Paint Brush is on sale in the
- Today's Card of the Day is Faerie Dust. It features
a Zafara... (or a Skeith, we just can't be sure!)
- Well, this wasn't supposed to launch until March, but apparently some boxes of specially-marked
Cocoa Puffs cereal with Neopets TCG cards in have already been spotted. You may want to check your local
supermarket to see if they are in your area!
We will give you more news when the promotion starts, but you will be able to get a
Virtual Prize Code and one of five exclusive trading cards in each box... and cereal too!
UPDATE - We bought one and got a Red Kacheek!
- FLASH 7 - We will be soon upgrading our animations and games to Flash 7. If you want
to upgrade to this new version, please click
visit Macromedia's install page.
If you've installed the plug-in, but it's still saying you need to
install the latest plugin, you might want to uninstall your current
Flash plugin and then install the Flash 7 plug-in again. To do that, follow the instructions
Sorry about the inconvenience, hopefully this will make our games a lot faster with a lot better
- Get Zafara Day off to a flying start with this cool new avatar.
- These new Books with a
Zafara theme will keep your Neopet amused and make them smarter!
- There are some more Zafara Shopkeepers
to choose from - Zafara with Snarhook, Zafara hugging MSPP Plushie and Zafara eating ice cream.
- No self-respecting Zafara would dare to enter the Battledome
without one of Kayla's trusty gadgets on hand...
- Why not add this cute Zafara Blog to your shop?
- If you own a Zafara, you may be able to use one of these Battledome Abilities -
Zafara Slam, Zafara Block
or Zafara Screech.
- This new Background will look great on your desktop.
- Today's Site Spotlight award goes to
Sheidanh and RosyZafara for their website - The Art Emporium.
- There are EIGHT pages of Zafara pictures in the
- Some new Zafara themed Poems have been added.
- Zafaras can now be painted ORANGE.
- The default Zafara Page has been updated (at long last!)
- If you own a Zafara, make sure you visit Cap'n Threelegs
or you will miss out on all that lovely FREE training.
- Send your Neopet to school in style with these new Kayla themed
Back To School items.
- THE BATTLE FOR MERIDELL HAS BEGUN - Yes, thanks for your patience! As we told you earlier, we will
be showing you the new plot as both a comic and animated flash movies! Click
here to see the first part.
Unfortunately you will have to upgrade to Flash 7 in order to see the plot. We are going to be globally
updating our games and flash animations to this new version over the coming months, and it's worth upgrading
anyway as apparently it runs a lot smoother. This *may* require a restart of your computer, so sorry
That's the worst joke I've ever heard... and I've heard a few!
- Shiver me timbers! Those sneaky scoundrels at the
Smuggler's Cove have managed to
get their hands on 10 crates of Mega Cabbages!!!
- The first Pet Spotlight award of the week
goes to a Zafara called Emic_mic. Pretty handy considering tomorrow is Zafara Day eh?
- We had a problem with the TCG Vote and unfortunately
had to clear out all the current votes. Please feel free to vote again, sorry about that :(
- A new Caption Competition has begun.
- This week's Storytelling is back to normal again,
can you think of what happens next?
"Yusella, I don't know why I bought you all that battle junk, if it's
just going to rot in our safety deposit box."
"I didn't ask for it! Anyway, I think I'll go see Reabecka," she said
simply, putting her brush on the Kauvara coffee table and skipping out
- There are some new pictures in the
- The much awaited, new round of
Plushie Tycoon is about to start! Congratulations
to intrepid7 who won the last competition, and to the runners up plushiestitcher and zydeco!
- Stamp collectors will be relieved to hear the final
Stamp in the
Neopia Central set has just been released.
- Poogle Racers? Rubbish! Grarrl Gladiators... so year 5. What you need is a
Meerca Spy, today's Card of the Day.
- We have also done a cool new feature on Card of the Day. Any cards that we reference at all
in the articles are automagically converted into pop-up preview links!
- Some less rare, Faerie Foods
have been added - Creamy Cloud Ice Cream, Omelette of the Faeries, Enchanting Strawberry Cereal and
Delicious Faerie Bubbles.
- The Geos, Armada and Kacheekers Multiplayer
Tournaments have just restarted.
- A new round of the Beauty Contest has just begun.
- Stroll along to the Cooking Pot and you may be
able to create some of these new toys.