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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


Paper clips have a myriad number of uses. They can be linked together to form chains. They can be flipped at people in a paper clip war. They can be unwound and bent into clever shapes, like stick figures and Korbats. Oh yeah, and they can hold sheets of paper together. If you want to be boring.


Popularity Is Just a Word



What did they do wrong, why do people fewer people like them than the vain Uni? Why are they not classified as "popular"? These are questions I'm sure they are constantly pondering- so I took some time to examine the 6 bottom easy-to-create pets and look through their flaws and strengths to find why they reside so low on the list and explain why Neopians may want to give them a second glance...

Your Dice of Destiny



First, you are given the choice to roll either one die or two dice. After your roll, depending on the sum of numbers shown on your die or dice, you will need to choose a lever or levers numbered from 1 – 9 in order to move on and roll your next dice. For example, if you roll only one die and get a 3, you have two options for the levers.You could either click on the number 3 or the numbers 1 and 2...

History of Neopian Proverbs


A Weewoo in the hand is worth two in the bush. Sounds familiar? Neopian conversation is often littered with such colorfully metaphorical phrases. The language of Neopia borrows its lexicon from its vastly different lands – the scorching Tyrannia, the frigid Terror Mountain, the watery (of course) Maraqua. Language is an ever evolving concept, and throughout Neopian ages, certain timeless phrases have come to be known as proverbs...

Other Stories
"James Nexis - Betrayal" by punctuation_ninja
The door was thrown open and a drenched brown Hissi stumbled through, bringing several litres of rainwater with him. Spitting out a mouthful of water, he pulled off his coat and fedora and dropped them unceremoniously on the floor. "Good morning, Deirdre. Ghastly..."

"The Techo Fan Supports Mystery Island!" by jayo289
The stadium was filled with hyperactive fans and scintillating banners, but it was two particular fans who had more than just the game filling their ears. "We've moved seats five times already, and no matter where we go, I can still hear him," an Island Blumaroo said with an aggravated sigh...

"The Pirate and the Princess" by alhan_shadowseeker
From where he lay in the grass, he could see the towering coliseum where the Fourth Annual Altador Cup was taking place. Though it wouldn't be long before his favorite team, Krawk Island (naturally) would be taking the field, the forlorn Eyrie had been tasked "not to move from that spot..."


Wingoball? As If. Pinball... YEAH!


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Great stories!


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Is New Really Improved?
The special limited edition Fair Maiden Usuki – only a thousand were made, and it would never be produced again.

by geneames1

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AltaCup Antics
This is why goalies should not be made of Jelly....

by chagrins

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The Pirate and the Princess
No. He'd been told to stay put. And though he didn't like it, he wasn't going to worry his owner by disappearing.

by alhan_shadowseeker

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A Very Neovian Election: Part Seven
You wish to make a deal with us? the darkness questioned...

by herdygerdy

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Caution: May Bite
The Destined One can't get eaten... don't know about her brother, though. :P

by beastybas



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