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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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To every writer, big or small, who made childhood magical. Here's to 500 issues!


Five Hundred Times



I'm sure you noticed that the Neopian Times has reached its five-hundredth issue. It's plastered all over the walls, after all. Five hundred issues really makes you think, doesn't it? Think about the first time you read an issue of the Neopian Times. Maybe a friend told you about Neopets, and you opened up an issue to learn more about the world...

Happy One Trillion!



June 16th was the start of a very interesting celebration. What was the reason for this event, you might ask? Why, this was the day Neopets achieved its one trillionth page view! *blows kazoo* Hmm? Is there something wrong with being excited for such an achievement? Or maybe I just like kazoos. Anyway, here is a recap of the events...

Customizing a Swamp Gas Pet


The 21st of June saw the introduction of a brand new paintbrush for us as Neopians to use as a form of decoration for our beautiful neopets. What was this magnificent paint brush you ask? Swamp Gas. For many of us, customization is very dear to our hearts, and this new paintbrush saw many of us quiver in fear as we were forced to contemplate how in the world we would customize them. Well, relax! This quick and easy guide will offer you varying customization tips on how to...

Other Stories
"The Travelling Newspaper" by brilliantgrey
Piles and piles of newspapers stood stacked up to the ceiling of an enormous office that was certainly too small to fit in the tent I had entered. White Weewoos were cooing all around the room, and a mysterious figure was spray-painting 'Chet Flash wuz here' on one of the walls. An old Faerie Kau was presiding over the chaos...

"Always A Hero" by emilysusanburt
McDooglie was a Krawk, though the term applied loosely as he was so old he resembled a Meridellian scarecrokabek with a back so stooped he was half the height of his youth. His left eye was concealed under copious wrinkles, while the right eye bulged unnaturally, so that if he turned towards you at the right angle you could swear he was sizing you up for a new recipe...

"The Pursuit of Knowledge" by breakingchains
Grace wasn't quite so enthusiastic. Either way, it meant nothing. Micah wanted this trip more than anything, but more importantly, he had the anticipation of dozens of fellow scholars, the king's public support, and generous funding besides. No matter how many tears were cried, nor how many people got bopped with a Weewoo...


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Deadline
Charles Tracy slouched in his chair while his feet rested beside the brass nameplate on his desk. His tusks stuck out from underneath the brim of his lowered hat.

by tashni

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Five Hundred Years
Suddenly, his mind reeled with an abrupt realization. Today was not just any ordinary day. Today was his five hundredth birthday.

by alex313

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The Making of a Paint Brush
Paint brushes—the words excite pets and owners alike all over Neopia, and yet few know how the magical items are made.

by syncopatedsounds

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Always A Hero
The people of the Woods could always count on three constants that would never change. One: real Werelupes always had red eyes. Two: solving anagrams could be hazardous to your health. And three: Quintus McDooglie was completely insane.

by emilysusanburt

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A Neo Look: at Reaching 500
Yes, our petpet can write. Can't yours?

by jewelia52



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