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To me, it was all simple enough. So simple I spent days scolding myself for not thinking of it sooner. One happy result of being stranded at sea most of the day, with a desire to focus on anything other than the choppy waves, was that I had found methods of distracting my mind. Unlike many of my kin, I’d taught myself to read. When you were unable to stand for fear of falling over in a fit of dizziness and nausea, remaining clamped in the corner of your boat with a book was the most appealing option you had. As it turned out, reading was a powerful ally in the world of scheming. I could access knowledge that so few others knew existed.

New Hobbies to Explore on Neopets

Hello, everyone! My name is Jordon574, a JubJub who is actually much older and wiser than my baby-themed paint job may lead you to believe. I have been around on this planet of Neopia for a long time, and I have seen that many of you, much like my owner, have spent a large proportion of your time on Neopets tucked away in the Games Room. Unfortunately, there is currently a big “Out of Order” sign hanging over the screen of many of these games. So now here you are, left with too much time on your hands and fewer Neopoints to deposit than ever before. This seems to be quite a conundrum. But I would like to issue a challenge to all of you. Rather than joining the ranks of the grey faeries and pets everywhere, it is time to find the silver lining of this grey cloud! Because to me, this shift in available content presents itself as an opportunity.

Steamed Vegetable Dumplings

Hello! My name is Wontun and my favourite food is dumplings. Dumplings are essentially dough wrapped around filling. The dough can be anything from flour, bread, or even potatoes. The filling is also full of variety depending on the meats, veggies, and spices you can put into them. Then you can steam, boil, or panfry them depending on the type of dumpling! There are also many dipping sauces made for the enjoyment of dumplings. Dumplings are made all over the world of Neopia, and every land has its own versions of them. I think dumplings are wonderful because of their variety and versatility, and I hope to share my love for dumplings with you! I am writing about dumplings today to share dumpling recipes so that you can make delicious dumpling at home! I hope that with my recipes, one can easily transverse the world of...

Music Without Flash: Interview With A Twisted Rose

“In Case You Were Wondering…”: Interview With a Twisted Rose Looking through my Safety Deposit Box a few days ago, I came across remnants of a simpler time, back when I found happiness for free through the simple act of walking through the Tyrannian Plateau after sunset. Among the piles of wearable clothes was a gem I may probably be unable to let my pets wear (for the time being, at least) but might as well be a collector’s item. It was a Sticks N Stones Cap.

Other Stories
"Lebrio's Story.."Change"" by mrsinvicta
How do you make progress in a world that doesn’t change? You don’t. Every now and then, though, I catch myself thinking about what my life would be like in a different world; one where progress hasn’t been declared an enemy of the people and locked away out of sight and — most people’s — minds. A world where I could change my destiny, or fate some call it. I am a terrible fisherman. I know this, my Mother knew this, everyone knows this. I don’t like water, I get seasick and I’m impatient. My market stall always has the thinnest offerings — unless the water had been uncharacteristically calm that day. Yet I am a fisherman by trade and will be one until the day I grow old just like my brother. That’s what it’s like on the islands, where you are no more than what you were born to be. Even the royals have no say in the matter.

"Catching a Star" by 77thbigby
Faerieland. Before the Fall, it floated in the clouds and is considered to be one of the safest-if not the safest region in Neopia. Built of clouds, pink stone and gold with magic to hold it all together, it was not considered the easiest or cheapest place to reach, unless you were a faerie of course. Yet, it has always been a popular destination, drawing all those with a love of faeries or magic or both. Unfortunately, on this day, it drew someone with a less than friendly intent. A baby Yurble strolled through the clouds without a care in Neopia. His green eyes took in the sights around him with a wonder of a child, a plushie Ona held in his arms. Strangely, he appeared to be alone. The poor innocent baby; he didn’t know what was coming for him. On he strolled, a gleam in his eye, a smile on his face and a spring in his step…but not for long.

"The Cheating Flu" by itsokjake
The Water Faerie hummed to herself as she ran her fingers through her long blonde hair. She glanced around with a small smile on her face, admiring all of Faerieland from her spot in the healing fountain. Today was shaping up to be a pretty slow day. As much as she enjoyed helping others, she also enjoyed her time to herself. She gave a small sigh, closing her eyes and relaxing for a moment. When she opened them, she spotted a young Tuskaninny with a pink mohawk and a pierced tail standing near the springs, awkwardly fidgeting with his flippers. “Oh, hello there. What can I do for you?” The faerie tilted her head. “Hiya...” The Tuskaninny kept his glance to the ground. He seemed to be intimidated by her. “My name’s Timmy and I uhh...I need some help.” “Oh, of course. That’s what I’m here for.” She smiled, offering him a hand. He glanced up, and shakily took her...

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