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Quote of the Week


Can the cake maintain the undefeated reputation of its mini-me, the cupcake? Or will the pie take a stand and... dare I say it... take the cake?


Silencing an Old Rumor



It is a cry that seems to roll around every time the Altador Cup does: "The game is rigged! The yooyus are helping a specific team!" Is it true? Are these beloved petpets using their position on the yooyuball field to help one team over another? Is the famed "eleventh player on the field" responsible for which team carries away the Cup at the end of the tournament?

Neopets Dreams



There are loads of different, specific Neo-obsessions people have that translate into their everyday life, so much so that players often dream Neopets dreams... That sounds perfectly innocuous, but well, it can really throw you off, even make you kind of sad when you log onto Neopets and realize that everything was a dream. The following stories are taken from accounts of...

Colours These Days


"Back in my day, we never had these new-fangled colours. Pah, Eventide! We had to make do with Starry. Magma! What is the world coming to. We had fire, like it or lump it." That was the bleatings of one such Elderly Ogrin, who had, incidently, shouted get off my lawn when I approached his front door. Walking stereotype. But anyway...

Other Stories
"Misadventures of a Neopian Times Reporter VIII" by kristykimmy
"Well, there are some ruins that have recently been discovered near the river. They are buried very deep, and we believe that they extend under it. They might predate Sakhmet by four-hundred years. The Royal University of Sakhmet is funding an archeological exploration of the ruins, and Terri and I have been put in charge of the dig..."

"Unwitting Magic" by spotlightstarzafara
There were two explosions. One was currently in progress at a little abode in present-day Sahkmet, being unsuccessfully controlled by one flabbergasted yellow Kougra named Naira. "Oh, what did I do wrong THIS time?" Naira was almost ready to tear her fur out, for she was frantically fanning a paw over the green flames that raged in the tall clay pot in the middle of her study...

"The Mystery of the Maraquan Ball" by wingedwithfeathers
"Lady released that gossip bit two days ago and I haven't heard the end of it since. Do you have any idea how many angry neomails I have been sent? Yesterday someone left a mutant kadoatie on the doorstep and I had to pay 5,000 neopoints for someone to come pick it up! I didn't mind her blog so much when it was about nerdy roleplayers and faerie fashions, but..."


The Prettiest Of Them All?


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by soragin


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True Home
My gaze flitted back and forth between Frost and Bailey. "I don't know." I managed to choke out the words, before I started sobbing again...

by camherz

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Sloppily Colored Funstuffs
#2 - Apparently, we've made a new friend.

by thesevenwonders

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Delma's Bet
Not many people knew this, but there was always a bit of an extra-secret rivalry between Darigan Citadel and Faerieland during the Altador Cup.

by auraichadora

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An Unlabelled Origin
Long term intelligence gain... short term memory loss.

by thegreenspark



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