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Quote of the Week

In his hand he held extended towards her a beautiful, silvery paint brush. She reached out and took it slowly. With a nod, the creature vanished. She sat up and stared at the wondrous creation she held in her hand. It was beautiful, almost the color of the rain-laden clouds.

Smiling Grey Neopets?

Many Neopians have come to adore their irresistibly adorable grey pets. Whether it's because of their large cherry pink eyes, dismayed expressions, or eternal hopelessness, we have fallen in love. Grey pets are celebrated all over Neopia and even have their own special day. But since we are so used to their miserable frowns, I began to wonder, how hard is it for a grey pet to smile? In an attempt to express my love and affection for all grey pets, I have composed these fool proof steps in making your grey pet smile...

Avoiding Grey Day

Some, like the Usuki Shopkeeper, and Illusen, cannot live one day without being cheerful. Just the thought of Grey Day makes them quake in their boots, and they burst into tears upon having the holiday mentioned. It can be extremely damaging to the Neopian public to see Jeran bawling his eyes out on the streets, and that brings us to the point of this article. In order to save the cheerier side of Neopian society and save us from the possible horrors of our heroes turning to sobbing refuse, I have compiled a list...

Choosing Your Avatar

Have you ever sat at the Preferences page, scrolling through your list of avatars and wondering how on Neopia you're going to choose just ONE to use? Unless you've invested in several Green Neoboard Pens from the NC Mall, you'll have to make this decision eventually. Either way, you can only use one avatar each time you post! So what's it going to be? Don’t let it make your head spin faster than the Wheel of Excitement. If you're tired of always using the same avatar, or...

Other Stories
"Rodger the Food Snatcher" by prettyxcutiexhere
When she walked out of the shop, this time her basket was snatched right out of her hands and was gone like that. She did not expect him to TAKE her basket. "Darn," she thought, "now I won't get to see his expression." She saw him rushing past other neopets with her basket. He looked back at her and stuck his tongue out. Alice smiled and waved...

"A Knight's Nightmare" by rocknrollpup95
The screeching of the metal door woke Squire Meekel up. You would think that after being in this prison for over two years, he'd be used to waking up to that every day. He'd been in here so long that he forgot what it was like to wake up to the songs of the weewoos and Pteris and Lennies. He forgot what it was like to wake up to the rising sun. Who knew when he would wake up to those...

"Colonel Cobb Meets his Match" by rosabellk
"Now, troops, today is a very special day: we're welcoming some new recruits to our ranks. They're – Johnson!" he suddenly snapped. "Private Johnson, what in Neopia do you think you're doing?" Cobb goose-stepped over to a Chokato that had a small Ladyblurg crawling on its leaves. Cobb was furious. "Insubordination! Harboring enemy combatants!"

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