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Read the answers to the most commonly asked Neopets questions this week in the Editorial section. Each week the most popular questions will be answered by one of the creators of Neopets, so keep checking back to stay updated.


Quote of the Week


Since when do Faeries lie? Since they were brainwashed by the Asparagus, that’s when!


Winning that Auction



"The auction is closed!" you scream, after saying some choice words. After all of that work, you didn't get the paint brush. Sound familiar? I've gone through the same thing. So, unless you like screaming and/or swearing loudly, this guide is for you! I have composed so helpful hints to get that bargain priced item that you've been saving for!

Make Your Pet a Winner



So you want to win a Spotlight, huh? Well, I don't blame you! In our opinion, it's the best kind of trophy you can win on the site. Why? Because it takes talent, determination, maybe a little luck, but a lot of creativity! Ever since Rose's first Spotlight win, she's been entering as often as she can because she loves to see her pets win...

Behind the Rumors: Spectre


We've all heard of Spectre, curse of Cheat and terror of the games room. I'm sure he's even been featured in many a cautionary tale told to young Neopets about the dangers of greed. But in truth, how many of us have stopped to consider the real Jetsam behind the terrible reputation? This intrepid reporter, lady_oracle27, was given the rare opportunity...

Other Stories
"A Quest to Remember" by fox_83
"Jinx!" I yelled. It was not a very loud yell, as my mouth was still full of snow. The sound of four small, quick feet in the snow told me that my pet was running toward me. I had managed to sit up by the time she arrived, but I was soon flat on my back in the snow again as she crashed right into me like a furry little projectile...

"Hidden Sister" by _jadestorm_
My heart skipped as the bag of one million Neopoints landed in my blue paw. This could pay for a lot. The Petpets I wanted, the furniture Aileen coveted, a years worth of codestones for Maureen... My paws couldn't close over the Neopoints. They were frozen solid. Aileen laughed...

"The Plastic Lenny" by superhamster6789
Oxley scanned the well-kept garden in the front of the neohome. Even the flowers looked dreary. He looked from the garden gnomes, to the blackberry bushes, to the starflowers, until his eye landed upon the Plastic Lenny that resided in the middle of the garden. It stood proudly in the rain, a grin painted on its beak.


*yarr*


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A New Home
Jess cringed back, looking nervously at the dark blue waves, continually lapping the ocean shore. "But... um... I can't swim..."

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Slorg Trails
Attack of the Slorg is a cruel game, and must be stopped!

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How to Prepare For, Survive, and Cope with a Meepit
My second tip is keep lots of cheese; it discourages Meepits, for it is their enemy.

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Jolly Jugglers - Juggling Your Way to a Jolly Trophy
Believe it or not, Jolly Jugglers requires very little skill of any sort. Huzzah for easy trophies!

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Offline - Hiding From the Meepits: Part Two
My heart sank in numb disbelief. Each and every space was blank. The ferry was offline, just like everyone else...

by lightninglover34



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