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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.

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"It's the Neopian Times. Strange things happen when it comes out... accidental or not."

Influential Ideas

Every now and then, one author or artist's vision comes to be shared by others—written about by other authors until it's almost canon, the accepted way that Neopia is. Some ideas answer a question or solve a problem that everyone shares, some owe their success to the skill and popularity of their authors, and some are just too fun not to spread...

Gaming Blues?

Do even your favorite games bore you? Would you rather leap off Terror Mountain than attempt to make 10,000 Neopoints in one day? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, you probably have Digital Depression. Fear not! There is a cure! Read on, my friend. Getting past the Gaming Blues is a lot easier than most people know...

About Owners

Sometimes, for apparently no reason at all, your owner will 'dye' their hair. What it means is one day your redheaded owner might come home with brown hair. If it helps, think of it as a new paint job. Except apparently most dye comes in bottles and doesn't cost you an arm and a leg. Apparently there are two types of dye. Permanent and non-permanent...

Other Stories
"Adie's Guild Experience" by vulpisarcanis
She wasn't sure how, but by the end of the first fifteen minutes, she'd already joined the Dandelion Guild and learned the secret hand/paw/talon/wingshake (which consisted not only of a shake, but a shimmy, a pirouette and several disco moves)...

"One Bar of Chocolate" by star_29791
"I'm going to buy some chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate!" Coco sang as she bounced along the pavement... literally. Having eaten so much chocolate, Coco was rather like a large bouncy ball. She was just entering Neopia Central when a voice said, "Do you really need so many Neopoints?"

"The Issue 250 Delivery" by precious_katuch14 and shadowcristal
The Neopian Times publications office was a small, clandestine room tucked away in the bowels of the Catacombs, where nobody took much notice of it, except when submitting stories or inquiring about the next line-up...

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