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Coal is a Girl's Best Friend

It was Christmas morning. Rainy was the first to get up this morning. Traditionally, the first to wake up has to...

by czenko28
Haunted Holidays

"No. No, no, no, no! I refuse to spend my Christmas in a lousy cabin in the Haunted Woods!" Galya's cheeks were pink in anger. She couldn't believe what she was hearing!

by kemppotatoe
This Christmas Day

Serenity sighed and tried to cheer herself. It was, after all, Christmas Eve, and why should she let a dismal mood depress the spirits of the joyous holiday?

by queen_starshine
Sloth's Christmas Carol

Sloth sat still for a moment, entirely stunned by such preposterously insubordinate behavior from one of his highest ranking, most loyal, most ferocious commanders. Then he surged to his feet in a fury, both fists coming down knuckles-first on the desk with a bang. "The Three WHAT?"

by schefflera
Christmas in the Ice Caves

Young Neopets of all species in all worlds anxiously lay awake into the wee hours of the morning, contemplating the gifts they were sure to receive from their families. However, some Neopets in Happy Valley might be just a bit too greedy...

by myfallenrevival4
Christmas with the Hollidays

Flora wasn't even listening. "Ohemgee!" she suddenly burst out, causing her daughters to wince. "Your daddy's coming home in three days!"

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by dan4884

For a Good Claus

Rhonda opened the sack to show him the hundred-or-so colored envelopes. "These are from the shelter down on Market Street. Every year we ask the kids there to write a letter to us asking for one toy..."

by playmobil_is_my_life
The Greatest Christmas Ever

A great way to spend Christmas! Note to self: Don't spend any more nights in 2 degree-weather! He added that to his already-rather-long list of mental notes and things to do, getting a bit more annoyed by the second...

by jcrules902
The Cookies That Wouldn't Crisp

It had not been a fluke; her cookies just weren't crisping, and with the Day of Giving just around the corner!

by changethew0rld
Holidays with a Kougra

Melianna, however, stiffened as they entered the kitchen and stopped right there as if she had run against a wall. Her tail immediately swayed between her legs. She saw a white Kougra standing in the room...

by miliane085
Christmas Tide

Even the biggest rookie of the ocean knew that a sky of that color could mean only one thing: a storm, and a nasty one at that...

by laurelinden
Baubles

Tomorrow it would be nothing but laughter and excitement, and wrapping paper left in shreds on the floor, as everyone marvelled at their presents. But it was not quite so in one Neohome...

by violet_nose
A Backwards Christmas

"I wanted to know what pets with x's were getting for Christmas."

by jupeboxgal
A Bori's Christmas

Something in Apoc snapped. "I hate this holiday!" he cried. "It's a cheap case for the Toy Shop to triple its sales! And you never get me what I want anyway! Last year I wanted a Darigan Paint Brush, but you said no! You're the worst owner ever!"

by mystery_island111223
The Present's Advent

A drop of melted snow flicked on to Ezanna's reading lamp and dribbled down the shade and plinked upon his nose. The skunk Krawk snorted, sneezed, and glanced up to see Shelley, his sister, standing in a state of disarray...

by battlesunn
 
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The Worst Gifts



Every year every pet, and owner, runs into the same problem; what to do with those unwanted, unneeded, and just plain weird Christmas gifts you received from your mischievous sibling, distant second cousin, and your weird aunt. Sure, everyone gets socks, jumpers and shampoo under the tree, but this article will deal with the worst of the worst...



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Holiday Troubles?
The stress is about to end. I've put together the guide to a perfect, simple Christmas, away from crazy shoppers, who have incidentally become crazier as it's getting closer to Christmas. This year will be different.

by j_b_9

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You've Got Needs, We've Got Jobs
Because many Neopians aren't that busy, we give out jobs that suit the Neopian. The best part about jobs are that you get paid, of course.

by xerashigreens

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Are We Still Friends?: Part Two
"He flew away, and he looked like he was going toward the Citadel, and... I don't know if I'm ever gonna see him again!"

by sarahleeadvent

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Flame of Ice: The Story of a Warrior - Part One
Sam froze. He'd forgotten all about it. "The Warrior Ceremony's today?" he asked, trying to seem calm, though his nervousness showed in the way he acted, and he couldn't keep it from showing in his words...

by kaylamdal111112

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Neko's Christmas Special
Hoseki's Chistmas?

by akakoneko

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Comical Properties
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