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Hello Neopians! Just wanted to give a quick update that the glitch last week's submitter was trying to point out about the Coincidence has been fixed! There were a few items that were being given out instead of the proper petpets, but we reported this to Donny and he was able to ensure these petpets are now being given out!

Hey there! You might have answered this before, but I was browsing the web and came across screenshots of someone playing a flash game on here- but how could that be, when there is no flash? Is this allowed, and if so, what do I have to do to obtain this power? Thanks :) ~~jrayeb3
Yes, this is allowed. There are several browsers out there that still do offer flash support and using those to play our games is allowed. ~~Kikocat

Hey TNT, I've been noticing a streak of various arguments on the neoboards getting heated to the point of deliberate insults, nastiness, and bad-faith arguments rather than polite discussion or even debate. I've wondered if this is allowed on the boards now (I only recently became active on them again) and if so, why? And if not, how would a user go about reporting such behavior? Would insults toward other players(even veiled in sarcasm) fall under "harassment" or "profanity/offensive"? This includes speech implying derision toward a specific user or group of users. I'm all for freedom of expression but it seems to often be taken too far leading to personal comments and direct rudeness. What is a reasonable level of antagonism to even allow in these sorts of situations? I know some subjects get very heated, and again, I don't mean to police people's speech, but it gets to a point that it's just depressing to see. Please remove my username from this! ~~Anonymous
Thank you so much for the question. We are always on the lookout for offensive/inappropriate posts, we do have a dedicated team that is looking after all of the many messages that are being displayed within Neopets. We also advise that if you see any activity that is questionable, inappropriate or offensive, that you please report it immediately and we will work quickly to remove any of those items. Thank you again! ~Yarner

Is there any way you can make the Gnorbu Snowbeast Costume Mask take off the cloud gnorbu's hair? Poor Ronglas has a white blob sticking off his head now. ~~shorte2002
Hello! Yea the white blob was a little distracting huh? Well no worries, you won't have to worry about it anymore! This has been fixed. Happy customising! ~~Miss Rainbow

I recently installed a browser extension that acts as a Flash emulator, and I want to know the rules before I send any scores. You've mentioned in previous editorials that getting NP by playing old Flash games is not against the rules, but what about for games like Hasee Bounce, Kass Basher, and and Turmac Roll, which have official HTML5 conversions in the mobile-supported Games Room? If possible, I'd prefer to use the Flash versions due to certain peculiarities of the official conversions which make it harder to get points in the aforementioned games, but would choosing the Flash versions specifically to get more NP per play be considered cheating? Also, is it possible to send scores from both the Flash and HTML5 versions of games, and would that be considered cheating? That seems like a cheater-ish thing to do, but I figured I should ask just in case. ~~Anonymous
Hi,

Yes, playing both the HTML5 and Flash version of a game and sending those scores would be against the rules in the same way that playing mirror games is against the rules. Basically you would be intentionally going around the per day game limit by doing that. So yes, doing both is putting your account at risk. ~~Kikocat

Hi TNT! (Please remove my username) here — I noticed that for two weeks in a row, there has been one user that has won twice. The first week, the user won both 1st AND 2nd place in the Neocash category, and in the second, they won 1st in Neopoint and 2nd in Neocash. I am wondering if these results are the contest being ran as intended or maybe an oversight? It feels like people shouldn’t be able to sweep the contest like that, but the contest is supposed to be decided by votes right? Could we get an official take on this? Thanks team! ~~Anonymous
Yes you are absolutely right this was an oversight. We want to make sure all users have a chance to win this contest so we do have rules that state users are not able to win twice within the same week! We will be sure to be more careful about this in the future! ~~Aesop

Hello! Please remove my username~ Recently, I've noticed some groups of more elite / prominent players gathering up items and working together to artificially inflate them to take advantage of less well connected players. I feel as though this has always been blatantly breaking rules, but could we get another clear reminder that this is not allowed here? Please remove my ~~Anonymous
This is completely against the rules. No group of individuals can come together to control the market. ~~Kikocat

So now that one-way transfers are unlimited, can you clarify if transferring your pet between your own accounts to zap it with the lab ray multiple times a day is allowed? It seems like this would go against the spirit of the ray being once per day (without a lab cookie) if you can just circumvent it and toss the pet around your accounts. ~~Anonymous
You are correct, that would go against the spirit of the rules. The lab ray should only be used once a day per account/per pet. ~~Kikocat

*throw packets of ketchup* Hey TNT any chance you guys can fix these errors with the new Dyeworks please? All the Fishtail Wigs are missing Hair Back, Hair Front, Head Drippings restrictions; the Maraquan Contacts are not compatible with Jetsam; Purple: Sunny Garden Dress is bugged on Vandagyre and Wocky; and all the Baby Superstar Dresses are missing their Baby only disclaimer. Thank you for checking out! ~~mikurubeam297
Hello! *catches packets* Lucky for you…I actually like ketchup! But thank you so much for bringing all these issues front and center- and in such a nice detailed list! We were able to go in and fix these all up. Enjoy! ~~Miss Rainbow

More Q&A with TNT!

Meet Stone!
My favourite Neopet is Acara. I just love their little toe-bean looking feet!

My favourite Neopian Land is the Haunted Woods! I’d build a vacation home there in real life if I could!

My favourite Neopian character is Jhudora, with Illusen following close behind her!

My favourite Neopian food is almost any Doughnutfruit. I don’t know why but they seem like they’d be so satisfying to eat!

My favourite thing about working on TNT is definitely the people I get to work with! There’s never a day we aren’t laughing!

The closest thing to real magic is science! I like to think that there’s nothing we can’t accomplish. We just haven’t found the science behind making it happen!

My proudest accomplishment is that I haven’t broken any bones! Which is very impressive for me because I fall a lot! Like even when I’m just standing there…

For fun, I play video games, read, or do one of the dozen hobbies that I always start and then never fully finish. XD

If I had a warning label, it would be: “Talking volume may increase drastically when something they enjoy is brought up!”

My hidden talent is always having the right song! This is something I’m very proud of actually!

What keeps me up at night? Either the ever-impending doom that the world could end at any moment or remembering all the times I’ve said “you too” when a waiter has told me to enjoy my meal.


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