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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

I am Squid Wizard, lord of all that is squid!

A Great New Year

Yes, we all know that this year has been great (Moltara, 10th birthday, Illusen slipping laxatives into Jhudora's drink....), but as this year draws to a close, we can't help but start to look towards to the upcoming year. But the question is, how do we make the next as great as this one? Well, there are a few simple things you can do that will help you make the next year the best one yet...

Out-Duel on the Decks

Dueling Decks is one of the newest strategy games in Neopia. In it, you play against a Mynci by the name of Zenco the Magnificent in a contest to see who can win all of the 20 playing cards. Each of the cards represent a famous (or not so famous) Neopian, all with values for Courage, Charisma and Intelligence. At the start of each turn, one card is selected for both you and Zenco...

Kitchen Quest – the Stats

Many Neopians are trying to raise their pets' stats, and some are taking a second look at Kitchen Quests. I'll be looking at the statistics of Kitchen Quest, both for the sake of curiosity and for the effectiveness of training your pet's stats, with tips added to help make your quests run smoothly. The quest statistics were derived from the records I maintained of over 1000 of the Kitchen Quests I completed this year...

Other Stories
"Just the Bunch of Us" by little_miss_scare_al
One day things changed. On a cold winter day, our owner came by the gallery with a Royal Flotsam by her side. The Flotsam was floating along as though she were swimming through the air. Our owner stopped by often to check how we were, but she had never...

"The House Down Fog Road" by happiness_express
A yellow Lupe was sleeping against the fence of the store. He wore wet, shabby clothing. In front of him was his hat, its belly empty of coins. Lady Mist took a few points from her purse and dropped them in the stranger's hat...

"Don't Be a Punchbag" by stoicjohn
"Fine, fine, I'm tired of you blocking my office door every day. Go out back and pick a fight with Punchbag Bob. You win and I'll sign you up. Let me see your weapons... SNOWBALLS!!!!! You can't beat Punchbag with... never mind. Just go do your best, kid..."

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How to Out-Duel on the Decks
Learn how to get the highest of scores in Neopia's new favourite card game!

by foxo11


The House Down Fog Road
"My stories tend to be... too depressing for the public. This is my latest." Lady Mist sighed. "I don't know what I'll do if I find another rejection letter in my mail."

by happiness_express


And Now... The Adventures of SquidWizard
Don't ask him for extra bait. Ever.

by potatofox


How to Save When You are a Neo-Shopaholic
Ever wanted to buy that Royal Paint Brush or a Shadow Chomby Morphing Potion but can't because you keep spending all your neopoints?

by cat497_lover


Her First Spin
"Why did she HAVE to choose THIS as her first game as a day old pet," Katrina mumbled to herself...

by scottskitteh

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