Some cookies are necessary to make this site and our content available to you. Other Cookies enable us to analyse and measure audience and traffic to the site. Cookies are also used by us, advertisers, ad-tech providers and others to develop and serve ads that are more relevant to your interests. To consent to the use of Cookies and proceed to the site, click Accept below. If you wish to withdraw consent later you will find a link in the footer Cookie Choices. For more information: Privacy Policy.
Storytelling Competition - (click for the map) | (printer friendly version)

If you have any questions about the competition then read our awesome FAQ!

Week 618
You are on Week 619
Week 620

Every week we will be starting a new Story Telling competition - with great prizes! The current prize is 2000 NP, plus a rare item!!! This is how it works...

We start a story and you have to write the next few paragraphs. We will select the best submissions every day and put it on the site, and then you have to write the next one, all the way until the story finishes. Got it? Well, submit your paragraphs below!

Story Six Hundred Nineteen Ends Friday, August 16

"Once I complete this game with my superior gaming knowledge, I shall bring it to whoever is in charge of the Games Room. Then, all of Neopia will be able to play The Triumphant Gaming Adventures of AAA!"

A red Cybunny with short red hair that matched her ruff stepped out of a small yellow tent with a few peach-colored patches sewn onto it.

"AAA, no one is going to play a game about your successes," Lulu said smugly, adjusting the khaki hat on her head. "The game idea that I'm coming up with is going to be so much better than yours anyway."

"What's it about, dressing up?" AAA asked. "Those games are the easiest of all." He took his red-and-blue glasses off (which he claimed made things look 3-D) and cleaned them on his shirt. "Also, since when do you make a game over buying Neocash clothes?" he finished, placing the glasses back on his long Blumaroo nose.

"I do get interested in games sometimes, and how would you know what it's about?" Lulu asked, removing her backpack and digging through it. "You're always too busy working on your game to even care about mine."

"Fine, tell me what it's about," AAA said, glancing at Lulu's backpack.

"It's still just a prototype," Lulu said, pulling out a small device that was covered in little flower stickers. "I don't think the leaders here at Camp Wannamakeagame will approve of it yet, since there are still a few bugs that I need to work out."

"Let me see it," AAA said, reaching a hand over to grab the machine.

"No, it's not done yet!" Lulu said a little too loudly, attracting the attention of various other campers, who all started to leave what they were doing and find out what was going on.

The two cousins fought over the machine, AAA completely abandoning his game components on the ground and only caring about what Lulu held in her paws.

"Fight, fight, fight!" the campers around them cheered, attracting the attention of the leaders in the camp.

"What are you doing?" one leader, a striped Ixi, shouted.

Both Lulu and AAA pressed a large red button at once. The campers went quiet, and the leaders all stopped dead in their tracks in shock.

AAA and Lulu began to rise in the air, surrounded by a red light, until they both just vanished.

The campers stared in awe at the spot where the Games Master and his cousin had just been standing.



AAA and Lulu plummeted down toward the hard ground, both of them landing with a loud thud.

"Where are we?" AAA asked immediately, jumping up. "Where is all of my gaming equipment, and the other campers who always enjoy listening to my superior gaming knowledge?"

Lulu, for once, didn't come up with any wisecracks. She was too busy staring her machine down, pressing a few buttons and twisting a few knobs. She looked extremely focused and tremendously agitated.

"Lulu, where did you take us?" AAA demanded.

"I didn't take us anywhere!" Lulu blurted out. "Remember when you pressed that big red button on my machine?"

"You pressed it, too!" AAA exclaimed, stomping his foot on the ground and acting very childish.

"I did not," Lulu said calmly. "But I did warn you that the game had a few glitches, and now with your carelessness trying to fight me for my controller, you've activated the biggest one."

"What, little pink Unis with flashy silver armor are going to prance up to us on what looks like an abandoned wasteland?" AAA asked, looking up at the Unis who were slowly coming toward them. "What part of Neopia is this?"

"You're not in Neopia," Lulu said, standing up.

"What do you mean?"

"AAA, welcome to my prototype game..."

Author: flames_unleashed
Date: Aug 12th
...AAA stared at his cousin, his eyes wide behind his glasses.

"How do we get out?" he asked quietly, his gaze back on the approaching Unis. Their armor glittered with a strange sort of beauty, the metal reflecting what little light was found in the wasteland.

"That's just it... we have to beat the game. The biggest glitch is that there is no way out unless we are--" she gulped visibly, "winners."

AAA just shook his head and stood his ground as the herd of Unis surrounded them, their eyes bright with excitement.

"Contenders!" they all chorused, their wings quivering and flapping. "Finally!"

"Lulu... what sort of game is this, exactly?" AAA asked his cousin as the Unis cantered around them, their shining hooves tearing up the moist dirt and coarse grass that seemed to make up the entire wasteland.

Lulu smiled sheepishly at her cousin as the biggest Uni approached with her head held high...

Author: criniere
Date: Aug 12th
"Hello, brave contenders," she said. "You have come to compete, have you not?"

"We have," Lulu said, shivering only slightly. However, AAA, behind her, was quaking in his boots as he mumbled a quiet yes.

"Yes!" the Unis all shouted. They all cheered.

"Thank you for challenging," the largest Uni said. "You have no idea how long it has been since we've had contenders."

Lulu turned to AAA as the Unis and they began to walk along the wasteland. Excited chitters about the contenders were arising, and the Unis seemed to prance excitedly every time Lulu or AAA looked at one of them.

"Sorry I didn't tell you what kind of game this was earlier," Lulu said, nodding at AAA. "The Unis didn't really make it clear, did they?"

"No, not really," AAA said, still shaking, but not quite as much. "All they asked was if we were contenders, thanked us for challenging, and began walking us to somewhere that I don't know yet."

"Yeah," Lulu said, brushing a strand of her red hair out of her face. "Well, I can tell you what kind of game it is now, can't I?"

"Please do," AAA said. "I want to get back to Neopia where everyone absolutely adores me and thinks of me as no mere contender for a game like this."

"What do you mean, 'a game like this'?" Lulu asked sharply. "I haven't told you what kind of game it is yet."

"Fine, what kind of game is it?" AAA asked.

"AAA, this is a..."

Author: flames_unleashed
Date: Aug 13th
" competition."

AAA smirked. "Is that all? No sweat. Just wait till you see my stylin' moves. Up, up, down, down, left, right..."

Lulu shook her head. "No, that won't work here. I've been experimenting with a whole new haptic interface."

AAA favored her with a practiced look of nonchalance, desperately hoping his cousin wouldn't realize he didn't understand at all.

"You don't control the moves with buttons," she continued. "You move in real space, and your virtual self moves in the game. But now we're in the game, so--"

"So we have to dance," AAA interjected. "For real. Well, for what passes for real. Well, how bad can it be? What kinds of moves did you program?"

Lulu's eyes narrowed as she imagined the options. "Waltzes, foxtrots, quickstep, swing, polka, rumba, tango, you name it."

AAA's eyes widened. "Wait a minute. Those are all ballroom dances."

"Well, I like ballroom dancing, so that's where I started. I was trying to program an algorithm to score interpretive dance, and that's when the glitches began."

A bead of sweat rolled down the gangly Blumaroo's brow. "No, no. Don't you see? In order to win, we have to dance... together."

Lulu stopped in her tracks.

Suddenly the air was filled with bubbles and the sound of a trumpet. A dapper mutant Uni stepped forward, dressed to the nines in a formal tuxedo with a hooves-free microphone resting in a special collar around his neck. "Ladies and gentlemen! All contenders, take your places! The first competition will start momentarily."

From no apparent source, the sound of big band music swelled around them. As the music played, it became obvious that the first dance would be a...

Author: peirigill
Date: Aug 13th
..."Salsa," AAA groaned as Lulu took his hands.

"Yum! Where are the chips?" she said, then giggled.

"Well, I know where the dip is," AAA said, forming a little smile himself.

"Just try not to get eliminated," Lulu said as the two began to move to the music. "You know, it isn't much different than one of your video games if you think about it like one; stick with me."

"What do you know about dancing, other than you like to watch it?" AAA asked, trying to keep up with the energetic Cybunny.

"I created the game. Obviously I did my research." She smiled as she led her cousin across the floor. The mutant Uni looked at them with harsh eyes, waiting for a reason to eliminate them from the competition.

"You know, this isn't the most perfect place for a dance competition," AAA said as his feet kicked dirt into the air, causing him to stifle a sneeze.

"I was working on it," Lulu said, shrugging nervously as she tried not to stumble. Lulu and AAA were playing it safe when they noticed that some of the other Unis dancing were twirling their partners in the air. The Blumaroo looked at his cousin, the look on her face saying it all.

"No, no, no, I am not doing that," he whispered, shaking his head feverishly.

"Aristotle, do it now!" she said behind gritted teeth, desperately trying to wow the announcer. Sighing, AAA began to lift Lulu in the air, when...

Author: celty_foof
Date: Aug 14th of the Uni dancers whacked him with her tail, making him lose his concentration. He almost dropped her, and only at the last minute was able to convert the ungraceful fall into a graceful dip.

"What was that?" Lulu hissed.

"One of the dancers smacked me with its tail!" AAA said. He and Lulu glanced at the mutant Uni judge, who glared back but said nothing.

"Never mind," Lulu said. "Let's try again."

AAA successfully swept his cousin into the air, her ponytail whirling, and set her lightly back down on her feet. She gave him a relieved grin and he couldn't help but grin back... until another dancer swept up behind them, bumping his shoulder into Lulu. Lulu staggered, and it was only careful footwork that kept her from falling on her tail.

"See?" AAA said, carefully sweeping her away from the Uni. "Did you program the other dancers to cheat, or what?"

"Y-yes," Lulu said, "but not on this level! It's for later levels, to increase the difficulty! This is only Level One, and they aren't supposed to start cheating until at least Level Eight!"

"Wait a minute," AAA said. "How many levels are there in this game, anyway?"

"Twelve," Lulu admitted. "I guess moving the cheating up to Level One is one of the bugs..."

At that moment, the band's music reached its final flourish and then ended. Lulu and AAA stopped and stared as a huge glowing rectangle faded into view, floating in midair. All around them, the dancers seemed to have frozen in place.

"Scoreboard?" AAA asked.

"Scoreboard," Lulu confirmed. They watched, holding their breaths, as the names of competitors and their scores slowly appeared.

Lulu's eyes widened. "It says..."

Author: barnowl42
Date: Aug 14th
...we came in 11th." Her expression was dire.

AAA's heart sunk.

"Out of 12!" Lulu exclaimed, her face lighting up with happiness.

The Blumaroo smiled, partly with relief, though mostly with surprise. "That's good?"

"Yes!" his cousin replied. "Only the worst couple is eliminated... the rest carry on to the next round!"

"Congrats, winners!" the mutant Uni announced. He then turned to the two who had come last. "ELIMINATED!" he roared dauntingly into his microphone.

A gaping hole opened in the ground, and the two tumbled down.

The "winners" found themselves rising up and up; the stage was moving higher and higer, to fill the gaping hole in the raised platform that was Level 2.

As they continued upward, Lulu stated, "The floor up there's wooden, but there's no walls; only skies. The losers will remain here while the winners go to Level 3... the platform will then tumble to earth." She paused. "Are you ready for a challenge?"

Her cousin smiled determinedly.

Upon their arrival, the string-heavy band began to play a 3/4 melody.

"Waltz," Lulu commented.

AAA nodded.

The mutant Uni announced the next level into the microphone. "Ladies and gentlemen! All contenders, take your places! The second competition will start momentarily..."

Author: rielcz
Date: Aug 15th
...Lulu and AAA danced their way through level after level, barely making it but skimming by just enough to advance.

"This is it," Lulu muttered. "It's just us and those two other couples over there." Lulu gestured toward the two couples that had tried to trip them up back in Round One.

"We've made it this far," AAA said, smiling with confidence. "I think we can do it."

"We don't have a choice!" Lulu exclaimed. "We have to win this." She looked around nervously, waiting for the next to last track to play.

"If we win," Lulu said, "we go on to the finals. I haven't gotten that far with the programming, so anything could happen..."

AAA smiled. "You know, you made a pretty good game." Lulu looked up at her cousin in surprise.

"You mean it?" she asked. Her cousin nodded.

"Thanks," she said, smiling as she brushed her hair behind one of her ears.

"Now come on, let's dance!" AAA exclaimed as the music started to play once more...

Author: celty_foof
Date: Aug 15th
..."It's the tango!" Lulu exclaimed as the music became more upbeat. "My favorite!"

Lulu and AAA gave this round their best, dancing like there was no tomorrow. They moved flawlessly together, looking more professional with each step.

The other competitors focused on their own routines, ignoring AAA and Lulu. They figured that, if they had only been skimping by in the previous rounds, then they'd have no chance at winning.

The music then faded out and the scoreboard began to rise.

"We won first!" Lulu and AAA exclaimed at the exact same moment.

As the platform began to rise to Level Twelve, the last remaining couple approached them.

"Congrats, you two!" the two Unis said with a smile. "You really know how to tango!"

"AAA! What's happening?!?" Lulu pointed toward the sky, which was now an ominous black.

"I bet it's a glitch! You said that you hadn't been able to program this yet, right? The game is probably trying to substitute other values in for those that aren't done."

The other competitors' pixels started to glitch, as well.

"Guess who's leaving the competition next?" they now smirked. "We'll do anything to win!"

"AAA, I don't like this."

"We've made it this far; a little glitch won't stop us!"

The music began; it sounded quite awful -- a mix between all of the previous melodies, since the game was not quite sure what to play.

Lulu and AAA still managed to perform well. They mixed moves to match the melodies.

AAA was about to toss his cousin when he felt the hooves of a competitor on his back, causing him to drop Lulu and hit the ground.

"AAA, help me!" Lulu cried.

She hung on to the small platform with one shaking paw...

Author: sarahbunnii
Date: Aug 16th
..."Lulu!" AAA gasped, reaching out a hand. "Hang on!"

"What does it look like I'm doing?" Lulu stretched out her other hand to grab AAA's, still clinging onto the edge.

"There's no way we're going to win this now," she lamented as she climbed back onto the platform. "We made it so far, too..."

"Not quite," AAA said. "It's not over yet. Come on, I've got a plan."

They started their dance again, switching styles in accordance with the music, spinning, leaping, and twirling. Their competitors, eyes wide at the sight of them up on their feet, made their way toward them.

Before they could smash into them, however, AAA stuck out an ankle, sending the Unis flying.

The first dancer fell off the platform immediately, plummeting into the darkness. The second hung onto the side, in the same position as Abigail just moments before.

The music stopped.

"Perfect," AAA whispered.

They were the only remaining couple on the dance floor, and by default, they had won.

The ground underneath their feet dissolved away, leaving them in utter darkness.

They landed on the ground, on grass, with surprised campers staring at them.

"We made it," Lulu gasped, clutching the side of her head. "Never again. I'm creating a new game -- I've had enough of dancing for a while now."

"I'm going back to my own game," AAA wheezed. "Level 273 is going to be about how I survived a dance competition."

The End

Author: chocolate_lover67
Date: Aug 17th

Quick Jump

Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6
Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Week 13Week 14Week 15Week 16Week 17Week 18
Week 19Week 20Week 21Week 22Week 23Week 24
Week 25Week 26Week 27Week 28Week 29Week 30
Week 31Week 32Week 33Week 34Week 35Week 36
Week 37Week 38Week 39Week 40Week 41Week 42
Week 43Week 44Week 45Week 46Week 47Week 48
Week 49Week 50Week 51Week 52Week 53Week 54
Week 55Week 56Week 57Week 58Week 59Week 60
Week 61Week 62Week 63Week 64Week 65Week 66
Week 67Week 68Week 69Week 70Week 71Week 72
Week 73Week 74Week 75Week 76Week 77Week 78
Week 79Week 80Week 81Week 82Week 83Week 84
Week 85Week 86Week 87Week 88Week 89Week 90
Week 91Week 92Week 93Week 94Week 95Week 96
Week 97Week 98Week 99Week 100Week 101Week 102
Week 103Week 104Week 105Week 106Week 107Week 108
Week 109Week 110Week 111Week 112Week 113Week 114
Week 115Week 116Week 117Week 118Week 119Week 120
Week 121Week 122Week 123Week 124Week 125Week 126
Week 127Week 128Week 129Week 130Week 131Week 132
Week 133Week 134Week 135Week 136Week 137Week 138
Week 139Week 140Week 141Week 142Week 143Week 144
Week 145Week 146Week 147Week 148Week 149Week 150
Week 151Week 152Week 153Week 154Week 155Week 156
Week 157Week 158Week 159Week 160Week 161Week 162
Week 163Week 164Week 165Week 166Week 167Week 168
Week 169Week 170Week 171Week 172Week 173Week 174
Week 175Week 176Week 177Week 178Week 179Week 180
Week 181Week 182Week 183Week 184Week 185Week 186
Week 187Week 188Week 189Week 190Week 191Week 192
Week 193Week 194Week 195Week 196Week 197Week 198
Week 199Week 200Week 201Week 202Week 203Week 204
Week 205Week 206Week 207Week 208Week 209Week 210
Week 211Week 212Week 213Week 214Week 215Week 216
Week 217Week 218Week 219Week 220Week 221Week 222
Week 223Week 224Week 225Week 226Week 227Week 228
Week 229Week 230Week 231Week 232Week 233Week 234
Week 235Week 236Week 237Week 238Week 239Week 240
Week 241Week 242Week 243Week 244Week 245Week 246
Week 247Week 248Week 249Week 250Week 251Week 252
Week 253Week 254Week 255Week 256Week 257Week 258
Week 259Week 260Week 261Week 262Week 263Week 264
Week 265Week 266Week 267Week 268Week 269Week 270
Week 271Week 272Week 273Week 274Week 275Week 276
Week 277Week 278Week 279Week 280Week 281Week 282
Week 283Week 284Week 285Week 286Week 287Week 288
Week 289Week 290Week 291Week 292Week 293Week 294
Week 295Week 296Week 297Week 298Week 299Week 300
Week 301Week 302Week 303Week 304Week 305Week 306
Week 307Week 308Week 309Week 310Week 311Week 312
Week 313Week 314Week 315Week 316Week 317Week 318
Week 319Week 320Week 321Week 322Week 323Week 324
Week 325Week 326Week 327Week 328Week 329Week 330
Week 331Week 332Week 333Week 334Week 335Week 336
Week 337Week 338Week 339Week 340Week 341Week 342
Week 343Week 344Week 345Week 346Week 347Week 348
Week 349Week 350Week 351Week 352Week 353Week 354
Week 355Week 356Week 357Week 358Week 359Week 360
Week 361Week 362Week 363Week 364Week 365Week 366
Week 367Week 368Week 369Week 370Week 371Week 372
Week 373Week 374Week 375Week 376Week 377Week 378
Week 379Week 380Week 381Week 382Week 383Week 384
Week 385Week 386Week 387Week 388Week 389Week 390
Week 391Week 392Week 393Week 394Week 395Week 396
Week 397Week 398Week 399Week 400Week 401Week 402
Week 403Week 404Week 405Week 406Week 407Week 408
Week 409Week 410Week 411Week 412Week 413Week 414
Week 415Week 416Week 417Week 418Week 419Week 420
Week 421Week 422Week 423Week 424Week 425Week 426
Week 427Week 428Week 429Week 430Week 431Week 432
Week 433Week 434Week 435Week 436Week 437Week 438
Week 439Week 440Week 441Week 442Week 443Week 444
Week 445Week 446Week 447Week 448Week 449Week 450
Week 451Week 452Week 453Week 454Week 455Week 456
Week 457Week 458Week 459Week 460Week 461Week 462
Week 463Week 464Week 465Week 466Week 467Week 468
Week 469Week 470Week 471Week 472Week 473Week 474
Week 475Week 476Week 477Week 478Week 479Week 480
Week 481Week 482Week 483Week 484Week 485Week 486
Week 487Week 488Week 489Week 490Week 491Week 492
Week 493Week 494Week 495Week 496Week 497Week 498
Week 499Week 500Week 501Week 502Week 503Week 504
Week 505Week 506Week 507Week 508Week 509Week 510
Week 511Week 512Week 513Week 514Week 515Week 516
Week 517Week 518Week 519Week 520Week 521Week 522
Week 523Week 524Week 525Week 526Week 527Week 528
Week 529Week 530Week 531Week 532Week 533Week 534
Week 535Week 536Week 537Week 538Week 539Week 540
Week 541Week 542Week 543Week 544Week 545Week 546
Week 547Week 548Week 549Week 550Week 551Week 552
Week 553Week 554Week 555Week 556Week 557Week 558
Week 559Week 560Week 561Week 562Week 563Week 564
Week 565Week 566Week 567Week 568Week 569Week 570
Week 571Week 572Week 573Week 574Week 575Week 576
Week 577Week 578Week 579Week 580Week 581Week 582
Week 583Week 584Week 585Week 586Week 587Week 588
Week 589Week 590Week 591Week 592Week 593Week 594
Week 595Week 596Week 597Week 598Week 599Week 600
Week 601Week 602Week 603Week 604Week 605Week 606
Week 607Week 608Week 609Week 610Week 611Week 612
Week 613Week 614Week 615Week 616Week 617Week 618
Week 619Week 620Week 621Week 622Week 623Week 624
Week 625Week 626Week 627Week 628Week 629Week 630
Week 631Week 632Week 633Week 634Week 635Week 636
Week 637Week 638Week 639Week 640Week 641Week 642
Week 643Week 644Week 645Week 646Week 647Week 648
Week 649Week 650Week 651Week 652Week 653Week 654
Week 655Week 656Week 657Week 658Week 659Week 660
Week 661Week 662Week 663Week 664Week 665Week 666
Week 667Week 668Week 669Week 670Week 671Week 672
Week 673Week 674Week 675Week 676Week 677Week 678
Week 679Week 680Week 681Week 682Week 683Week 684
Week 685Week 686Week 687Week 688Week 689Week 690
Week 691Week 692Week 693Week 694Week 695Week 696
Week 697Week 698Week 699Week 700Week 701Week 702
Week 703Week 704Week 705Week 706Week 707Week 708
Week 709Week 710Week 711Week 712Week 713Week 714
Week 715Week 716Week 717Week 718Week 719Week 720
Week 721Week 722Week 723Week 724Week 725Week 726
Week 727Week 728Week 729Week 730Week 731Week 732
Week 733Week 734Week 735Week 736Week 737Week 738
Week 739Week 740Week 741Week 742Week 743Week 744
Week 745Week 746Week 747Week 748Week 749Week 750
Week 751Week 752Week 753Week 754Week 755Week 756
Week 757Week 758Week 759Week 760Week 761Week 762
Week 763Week 764Week 765Week 766Week 767Week 768
Week 769Week 770Week 771Week 772Week 773Week 774
Week 775Week 776Week 777Week 778Week 779Week 780
Week 781Week 782Week 783Week 784Week 785Week 786
Week 787Week 788Week 789Week 790Week 791Week 792
Week 793Week 794Week 795Week 796Week 797Week 798
Week 799Week 800Week 801Week 802Week 803Week 804
Week 805Week 806Week 807Week 808Week 809Week 810
Week 811Week 812Week 813Week 814Week 815Week 816
Week 817Week 818Week 819Week 820Week 821Week 822
Week 823Week 824Week 825Week 826Week 827Week 828
Week 829Week 830Week 831Week 832Week 833Week 834
Week 835Week 836Week 837Week 838Week 839Week 840
Week 841Week 842Week 843Week 844Week 845Week 846
Week 847Week 848Week 849Week 850Week 851Week 852
Week 853Week 854Week 855Week 856Week 857Week 858
Week 859Week 860Week 861Week 862Week 863Week 864
Week 865Week 866Week 867Week 868Week 869Week 870
Week 871Week 872Week 873Week 874Week 875Week 876
Week 877Week 878Week 879Week 880Week 881Week 882
Week 883Week 884Week 885Week 886Week 887Week 888
Week 889Week 890Week 891Week 892Week 893Week 894
Week 895Week 896Week 897Week 898Week 899Week 900
Week 901Week 902Week 903Week 904Week 905Week 906
Week 907Week 908Week 909Week 910Week 911Week 912
Week 913Week 914Week 915Week 916Week 917Week 918
Week 919Week 920Week 921Week 922Week 923Week 924
Week 925Week 926Week 927Week 928Week 929Week 930
Week 931Week 932Week 933Week 934Week 935Week 936
Week 937Week 938Week 939Week 940Week 941Week 942
Week 943Week 944Week 945Week 946Week 947Week 948
Week 949Week 950Week 951Week 952Week 953Week 954
Week 955Week 956Week 957Week 958Week 959Week 960
Week 961Week 962Week 963Week 964Week 965Week 966
Week 967Week 968Week 969   

IMPORTANT - SUBMISSION POLICY! By uploading or otherwise submitting any materials to Neopets, you (and your parents) are automatically granting us permission to use those materials for free in any manner we can think of forever throughout the universe. These materials must be created ONLY by the person submitting them - you cannot submit someone else's work. Also, if you're under age 18, ALWAYS check with your parents before you submit anything to us!