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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


"Dangerous? I never said they were dangerous, sweetie. I merely said that they want to take over the world."


Foolproof Yooyuball



Are you tired of slinging slushies or making noise just because you fail at - er, just because you don't know how to play Yooyuball? Search no more! In this 100-percent-reliable article, made up of nothing but, in fact, factual facts, which contains absolutely foolproof tips to Yooyuball that were proven by real, actual fools, you, my friend, will learn...

Back to Sportsmanship



When the Altador Cup first started, it was a strikingly beautiful thing to see - each team wishing their opponents good luck the day of the match, congratulating the other teams on their wins, banding together with their teammates, and good will towards all. But lately on the neoboards, I'm struck by something else: an all-consuming desire to...

Writing a Great Story


Step One: Start with a picture. This is the fun part. What do you want to write about? Is it something dark and evil? Something beautiful and perilous? Well, no matter what, nothing's better as a launching pad than a picture. Browse around through old desktop backgrounds, avatars, Neopian Times article thumbnails, or - my personal favorite - the Collectable Card spoiler list...

Other Stories
"The Old Switcheroo" by jayandcourtneyk
"Well, I'm not about to fork over millions of Neopoints for something you're going to regret later. Figure something out!" And with that, Cocoa marched out of the room, hoping Lealonde would leave her alone. She did. In fact, Lealonde trotted right out the door. Her plan was to be...

"In The Pit" by dan4884
A flashing red light lit up the Pit suddenly, and a voice crackled, "Clockwork! You're up!" A whirring began, and two green eyes emerged from the dark. The Clockwork Yooyu propelled itself into the elevator, its eyes staring blankly the whole time. Norm could hear a slight ticking emanating...

"A Letter from Zoing the Mutant Yooyu" by torkie10
It's me, the official mutant yooyu that plays for the Altador Cup, Zoing. I realize that many people have become disappointed in me over the past week or so because I have changed how I act. The truth is, I was tired of doing things in such a predictable way...


Toying With Profits?


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Great stories!


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Stuck: Part Five
"Terri, calm down, I'm fine!' Terri's spontaneous hugs were sometimes very awkward for me, since I didn't have arms. "Seriously. It's okay..."

by silent_snow

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Waiting for Anna: Part Seven
Anna has to move back to get out of the way of the excited tourists claiming their places. No need to disrupt their order by cutting ahead, she thinks. After all, she has a year...

by extreme_fj0rd

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A Return to Sportsmanship
It's true that everyone likes to win, and no one ever likes to lose. That's just a simple fact of life. But really, isn't the whole point of participating in the Altador Cup, and in fact, all of Neopets, just to have fun?

by starizard

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Unhinged
Too bad they don't sell earplugs here...

by sharkies

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Not Again
Why do pets talk?

by elephant_lover84



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