LACUNA

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Welcome to Lacuna Directory. A directory run by me, Chris, which aims to provide the visitor with up-to-date site listings and information. Lacuna Directory lists over 2,000 sites and plays host to a number of other features. Lacuna Directory re-opened on December 26th, 2012, solely to serve the visitor. If you have any concern with or comments about the directory do not hesitate to voice them by neomailing me.

Almost any site can be listed at this directory. Only sites with stolen content or that otherwise break the Neopets Rules will not be listed here. Sites under construction, undergoing a revamp, or written in a language other than English are all fine to get listed here at Lacuna Directory. To get listed, just click the large button in the sidebar. All the recommended sites are determined impartially and the standards used to determine them are publicly available. Do you have a suggestion to improve Lacuna? I'm always open to feedback and opinions about the directory. Don't hesitate to let me know!

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
- A couple of new sites have been listed and a few have been removed. (1 added, 1 removed)
Monday, August 4th, 2014
- No new sites have been added or removed (yet). (0 added, 0 removed)
- Based on some feedback, I've added small descriptions with each of the rewind sites and broken the list down into two rows
so it looks a bit cleaner and more organized.
Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
- I would like to announce a new feature, The Rewind! On the first Sunday of each month, the best new sites from the
previous month will be showcased here!
- A couple new sites have been listed and a few have been removed. (1 added, 2 removed)
- I didn't have time for link sweeping today. I am however, looking to get guides and directories, two of the biggest categories,
done tomorrow.
Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
- A couple new sites have been listed and a few have been removed. (0 added, 12 removed)
- Graphics has been link swept.
Friday, August 1st, 2014
- A couple new sites have been listed and a few have been removed. (3 added, 5 removed)
- Screenies has been link swept.
- If you have any links to Aplocah's Avatar Lending, the site is now located here.
- I've been away for the past few days (hence the break in updates) but they're returning to normal once again.

July Rewind
Dusk is a new competition site that offers interesting new categories like Artwork and Neosignature of the month.
Java is an all new review site looking to provide a new, more casual approach to site reviews and service.
One of the only Site Service providers around, Route 10 offers quick and effective maintenance services.
Previously from The Button Club, Someday in Ecstasy creates stunning buttons with unparalleled speed.
Offering incredible, unique layouts and graphics, Tracery is a great place to request most anything you need.
If you're ever in need of bullets, color palettes or other graphic resources, Varia is a great place to go.
Adoptions & Trades
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25 or More Pets Should be Listed at Themeless
Agencies
10 or More Pets Should be Listed at Agencies
with Themes
Pet Sweeping Should be Performed
Pictures and Links to the Owner Should be
Provided
Restrictions, Requirements, Deadlines, and
Seeking Information of the Owner Should be
Included
Layout Should be Clear and Easy to Navigate

Creative Content
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Sites Should be High Quality but are Addressed
Case-by-Case
All Guides Should be Updated for the Most
Recent Filters
Page Specific Coding Guides Should Include all
Relevant Removal Codes and the IDs of
all Relevant DIVs
Tutorials Should not Omit Any Steps in the
Process
Graphics Guides and Tutorials Must Include
Image and Examples

Graphics
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75% of Colors Should be Complete for Pet
Adoptables
Content Should be Organized and Easy to Access
Resources Should be Unique, Unobtrusive, and
Practical
Banners or Graphics in Layouts Should be Edited
in Some Way, Textures, Stamps, Color
Balance, Stamps, etc.
Any Animations Should be Smooth and Relevant
to the Graphics
Drop Shadows, Glow Effects, and Textures
Should be Subtle
Images Should not be Overly or Poorly Edited
Color Schemes Should not be Overly Large or
Clash

Guides
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Game Guides Should Include Avatar Information
when Relevant
Game Guides for "Repeatable" Games (ie. Dice
Escape or Sewage Surfer) Should Include
Detailed Walkthroughs
General Guides Should be Detailed and
Complete
General Guides Should be Updated as
Information Changes

Link Directories
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1,000 or More Site or Guide Links or...
750 or More Neopian Times Article Links or...
100 or More Pets for Species or Color
Directories or...
100 or More Guild Links or...
75 or More Shop or Gallery Links
No More Than 4 Link Classifications
Sufficient Link Sweeping, Inactive Sites with No
Utility Should be Removed or Moved, Broken
or Closed Sites Should be Removed.

Miscellaneous
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Community Sites: Daily Updates with News or
Content
Competition Sites: Active Participation
Lending Pages: Must Lend Three High Tier Items
or Pets
Ranking Sites: Weekly Updates with 10 or More
Categories, No Favoritism, Rankings Must be
Justifiable
Untaken Name Sites: 250 or More Names
Other Sites Should be Unique but are Addressed
Case-by-Case

Neoboard Fonts
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12 or More Fonts In Total
4 or More Should Not Require a Neoboard Pen
Fonts Requiring a Neoboard Pen Should be
Marked as Such
The Fonts Should be Unique From Each Other
Fonts Should have Interesting Design and Good
Color Schemes

Premade Layouts
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5 or More Layouts
Layouts Should be Unique, Not Variants of One
Design
CSS Layouts Should have Interesting Design and
Good Color Schemes
Graphics Layouts Should have Interesting Design
and Adhere to Graphics Quality Standards.
Layouts Should be Fixed in the Event of a Filter
Change

Requests
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25 Completed Graphics Requests or...
5 Completed Layout Requests
Graphic Requests Open Twice a Month or with 8
Slots
Layout Requests Open Once a Month or with 4
Slots
Graphics Should Adhere to Graphics Quality
Standards
Custom Layouts Should Adhere to Premade
Layout Quality Standards

Reviews
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5 Completed Reviews
Requests Open Once a Month or with 4 Slots
Scoring Justification Provided
Issue Justification Provided
Suggestions Provided to Improve Supposed
Problems

Screenies
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35 or More Screenies with Art or Commentary
Updated Monthly or Offer 100 or More Screenies

Community Portal

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Credit

- All of the buttons above link to either the userlookup or the petpage of their respective creators.
- Some of the initial listings, guides in particular, were listed using The Games Room and Soroptimist's Guide Library with
permission from their owners.
- All uncredited content is including "inactive recommended," recommendation guidelines, and site catalogs is my own.




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