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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


He knew that people gave and received presents. He knew that they would get free things from this 'Advent Calender' and share happy memories and laughs in the snow. He knew that unnecessary decorations would suddenly appear everywhere for the entire month. He just... didn't know why.


Toddlers and Tinsel



For those of us with baby Neopets, that brings with it a whole new load of challenges to take into account. How to involve them in the fun of decorating your Neohome? How to keep your little one from becoming over-stimulated in all the excitement and chaos? What gifts to get them? What to feed them when you realise they can't eat that delicious turkey dinner you were up all night preparing? How do you make sure they're involved and enjoying the holiday?

Holiday Breakfast



We all love this time of year, don't we? The Month of Celebrating is full of fun, festivities, and FOOD to share with your family, friends, and Neopets. Why not start with a delicious breakfast inspired by the season? I'm Mojo, a firm believer that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I don't understand how people get through the day without it! Come along with me to discover ten of the best breakfast foods leading up to, during, and even after the holidays...

Paint Brush Polls: Christmas


Who has the most wonderful winter wear? Over 200 users voted for their favorite festive fashions, and the top ten pets of the season are about to walk the winter wonderland runway for your viewing pleasure. So take off your coat, grab a cup of hot chocolate (or starberry cider or maybe some neggnog), find a seat by the fireplace, and get ready for a jolly good time!

Other Stories
"A Gift of Courage" by teaspill
"Of course Twisted Roses were amazing, and the fans were great, too. I met some pets afterwards and we chatted on the grounds for hours. A couple of them are starting up a band, but..." Kyla hesitated. "Well, I don't know, I just admire their courage. I wish I could do that sort of thing, you know?"

"Houseguests" by saphira_27
Jazan sighed. Nabile loved throwing herself into holidays, and he supposed it would be fun for the children. But he had no fond memories of them, himself – for him, a holiday had been a day when he successfully avoided his father. Razul had certainly never hung a stocking or a sprig of holly in his life...

"A Tale of Two Fuzzles" by futurevetpet
She had heard the rumors about him. They said he would steal your toys in the night to break them, or would sabotage Tarla's shop of mystery, replacing the most expensive items with broken junk, just to put more money in his pocket. It was said he was the reason there were rejected Faerie Queen...


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Great stories!


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Petpet Adventures: Entombed - Part Two
Kintyre stopped laughing and turned to Quaz and Lithiarre. "Time to go," she said, bounding away from the hut as fast as she could.

by rachelindea

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Random Oddness: Christmas Special
"I'm out of ideas!" he cried, quite upset...

by mistyqee

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A Not-So Grumpy Christmas
Nobody liked Mr. Ross. He was an old, lonely Kougra that lived in a very small house on the outskirts of Happy Valley with nothing to keep him company...

by themorningafterlife

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Paint Brush Polls: Christmas
Who has the most wonderful winter wear? Over 200 users voted for their favorite festive fashions, and the top ten pets of the season are about to walk the winter wonderland runway for your viewing pleasure.

by kallykat_03

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Scarlet Shadow: Carols in the Desert
Ahead of her, Lord Kelland of Altador, her uncle, pushed forward, unwittingly tugging at the rope that connected them in the storm. She quickened her pace, not willing to hold him back. As she did, her mind drifted back – to happier times and warmer memories...

by kathleen_kate



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