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Your questions answered!


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


"He's eating a croissant for breakfast, that most evil of breakfast pastries! How very bourgeois of him."


Keep 'em Bloated



Checking your pet into the Neolodge isn't free, like visiting the Soup Faerie, but it isn't really expensive either. If you check your pets into the Neolodge and you choose the cheapest hotel, which is the Cockroach Towers at 5 NP per night, for 28 days, you'll spend less than 3,000 NP a month to keep 20 Neopets happy and bloated. To calculate how much you would spend on the Neolodge, here's a simple formula you can use...

A Gourmet Interview



Zaffiry1 is one of the top in the land when it comes to fine dining. This handsome Royal Zafara has currently has eaten 1050 unique gourmet foods. Zaffiry1 and his owner, Boombaby13, have agreed to an interview to share their unique perspective on gourmet feeding and also to offer advice to those who aspire to such grand heights. Perhaps they can even dispel a few of the myths which seem to surround the Gourmet Club...

Summer: Keep Busy


For many Neopians, the upcoming months may be a bit of a drag with all this new time on your hands. This article will give you a couple ideas that will hopefully give you a couple ideas how you can spend the next couple months busy in the world of Neopia! Rank Up in ACVI: This one sounds like a no-brainer to most! This summer classic brings teams from all over Neopia together to celebrate competition and great prizes at the end! Go for the best rank possible!

Other Stories
"The Making of a Star: "Wizard" Windelle" by alex313
A young blue Ixi made his way down the dirt lanes of Meridell, on the lookout for vendors selling cheap food. As he passed by Ye Olde Petpets, he noticed something unusual. A small Techo, only five or six years old, was huddled in the petpet pen, asleep. The Techo was thin and scrawny; his dirty clothing was in tatters. His white skin was so stained with dirt that its colour could barely be discerned...

"A Darker Shade" by goodsigns
"Don't worry," the Flotsam said. "Most yellow pets are born that color, and many will lighten after they are a few weeks old. Why, I've seen yellow pets that were darker than him end up being platinum-blonde beauties." The boy looked back at me. I smiled, but not as widely now. Even if he did become my owner, I'll always remember this doubt, how my color was more important than me. "Well, why not," the boy said, grinning...

"Amlin and Stick" by bittersweet52 and np_faeries
Amlin hurried off to the living room, happy to have a job just like the grown-ups. She was tugging the big blanket from the back of the couch when Daddy came in, the picnic basket under his arm. Daddy helped her fold the blanket into a neat square and placed it on top of the basket. Then scooping up the basket in one arm and Amlin in the other, Daddy headed into the kitchen with Amlin...


Going Once, Going Twice...


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The King of Diamonds - A Letter: Part Two
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Herald of Darkness: Part Four
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