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13th and 14th September - Techo Day

  • Happy Techo Day! Techos can now be painted in Maractite and Biscuit colours at the Rainbow Pool.

  • Celebrate Techo Day with new Poems titles such as 'Alabaster Chesterdrawers: The Antiquing Techo' and 'The Techo Thief'!

  • The next round of the Beauty Contest is about to begin! Head on over and vote for your favourite. You can also take a look at the three winners of the last round! Congratulations to meatballs, Soopuh, and Haysel!

  • The newest issue of the Neopian Times has been released! Keep your eyes open for great stories and adventures like The Petpet Aviary and The Mystery of the Cocoa Ukulele.

  • Cap'n Threelegs is offering free training to Techos who visit him on Techo Day.

  • Don't forget to visit the Art Gallery to see all the Techo-themed images that are on display!

  • There is a brand new outfit at the Clothing Shop that only fits Techos.

    Time to be brave!

  • Swoon! Famous Neopians are as dreamy as we expected in the new Dream Heroes and Villains Mystery Capsule. To carry on your dream, check out the Dream Wonderclaw Mystery Capsule before it goes away on Monday, September 15th. Visit the NC Mall!

12th September

  • The latest plushies from the Plushie Palace are eagerly waiting for someone to add them to their collection.

  • The Poems page has been updated with new titles such as 'Color Of The Dead' and 'Blue Ixi Plushie'.

  • Watersprite112's 'Rubber Plant Castle' has won the Neohomes Spotlight this week!

  • There is a new Mystery Pic competition. The answer to the last one was Tablet of Zombie Defence Tactics. 259 people guessed correctly, earning them 7,723 NP each.

  • Be sure to visit the Art Gallery today to admire the new images that are up on display!

  • Fluffy the Abominable Snowball has won the Petpet Spotlight this week!

  • Make time for some tea before it's too late! We hear the Shenanigifts Tea Party will soon be coming to an end. Play now for exclusive tea-themed NC item prizes. To get in on the fun, head to the NC Mall to pick up Invitation Packs. If you want to enhance your game, be sure to snag a power-up or two. Remember -- pinkies up!

11th September

  • If you hear a loud BOOM underwater, it may just be one of these. We heard you could pick up one if you know how to get to a secret place by the sea...

  • This week's latest Site Spotlight winning Pet Page is called 'XOX adoptables', by xoxcharm!

  • This week's PPL award has been given to the Snow Marlock. Well done Onion, Maurice, Board, So Cute, and all the others.

  • Martyna79 has won Kreludor Cave Of The Week with their fun level, 'Angry Squid'!

  • Tyrela Softpaw is so good at Let It Slide, she thinks she is Better Than You! Can you beat that Wocky in her own element?

  • The Basics Shop has all-new items! Drop in and take a look at the latest styles that can be worn all year round. See you at the NC Mall!

10th September

  • If you own a Cobrall or a Schnelly and a paint brush, you can paint them either Stealthy or Faerie at the Petpet Puddle.

  • The winning User Lookup of the Week is themed to an 'Unconverted Royalboy Mynci' and belongs to thelegendofbeta!

  • This week's Gallery Spotlight winner is chessehead135 for The Museum of Modern Techo!

  • Mystery Island seems to have a bit more mystery than usual in today's Caption Contest.

  • There is a new Mystery Pic competition. The answer to the last one was Grey Faerie Neopedia Article. 622 people guessed correctly, earning them 3,216 NP each.

  • The Art Gallery has been updated with new images for you to admire. Make sure you stop by for a look! :)

9th September - Draik Day

  • Transition Update - The move to our new home at JumpStart continues and we're almost ready for a very big step: the transfer of all code, databases, and server infrastructure! The programmers have had their 'DO NOT DISTURB' headphones on for the past few months now and we expect to get the 'GO GO GO' nod from them soon. So, we wanted to give everyone a heads up about the upcoming downtime and provide info on what you can expect. WALL OF TEXT! Here's the scoop:

    • Downtime: The entire site needs to come down for the move and will need to remain down until everything is ready on the other side.

      • This also includes the NC Mall, Premium account management, the Help Centre... everything!
      • You will see a Down for Maintenance Pteri during the downtime. There's also the possibility of an error telling you that the website doesn't exist during certain points in the process. Do not fear! That's normal and we do exist... mostly.

    • Length: We currently anticipate about two days of downtime.

      • If you want to get updates during the move or find out when we're back up, you can follow us on Twitter or Facebook. We will probably hand out virtual pizza and stuff.

    • Timing: Right now it looks like we'll be ready to begin either later this week or early next. We'll post another update as soon as we have more timing info for you!

    • Your Account: All your account data is safe and sound and your Neopets will be there to greet you when the site returns!

    • Side Effects: Unfortunately, because of their size and the work required to migrate them, a couple big things won't be included in this transition.

      • Habitarium: Professor Clodbottle is hoping to have a gift for everyone after the move, as a thank you for helping him with his experiments.
      • Petpet Park: Petaria will not be accessible after the transition. If you happen to also be a Petpet Park member, you'll be receiving more information soon about that site and your membership.

    • Premium Members: We'd like to make up for your lost time with some free NC. It will be delivered via Neomail within a few days once we return from the downtime.

    • NC Shoppers: We'll make up for any items you used that were affected by the downtime. More info will be provided when we come back up.

    *WHEW* Sorry for the wall of text but we wanted to provide as much info as possible. We'll keep everyone updated as we get closer. Thanks so much for your patience during the move (and in the months since the sale to JumpStart)! We hope to make this move as quick and painless for you as possible.

  • Happy Draik Day! Draiks can now be painted in Transparent and Pastel colours at the Rainbow Pool.

  • This week's brand new Story Telling beginning was submitted by agedbeauty.

    When he saw it hit the shelf today he'd grabbed it immediately, offering full price. He'd practically shouted his offer at the poor Meerca, who'd blinked at him in surprise -- but that hadn't stopped the shopkeep from taking his Neopoints...

  • Congratulations go out to Catmaid and Myuung! Each has proven spiffier than the rest in the Customisation Spotlight. Voting for this week's contest has begun. Good luck to this week's entrants!

  • Celebrate Draik Day with new Poems titles such as 'My Precious Draiks' and 'The Flight Of The Hatchling'!

  • If you are a Draik fan, you might want to check out the Art Gallery today. There are so many Draik images up for view!

  • Mizuz the Draik has won the Pet Spotlight this week!

  • There is a custom made outfit just for Draiks up for sale at the Clothing Shop.

    Luckily this dress is fireproof!

  • Cap'n Threelegs is offering free training to Draiks who visit him on Draik Day!

  • All-new Nightmare Wonderclaw Mystery Capsule! Even, the most popular Wonderclaw items can become a nightmare with this new capsule from the Dreams and Nightmares Mystery Capsule Adventure. If you want to continue your adventure on the dark side, be sure to grab the Nightmare Lands Mystery Capsule before it's gone this Thursday, September 11th. Visit the NC Mall!

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