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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

I checked where I'd put my rocket boots and oxygen mask in one of the empty boxes. They were fine. I wasn't, though. A million emotions swelled within me. Sure, I was headed for the time of my life, the next chapter, if you will, but I was headed there alone. And my heart, though forever yearning for treasure, now yearned for something else: the friendship I'd just lost.

Reaching Your Goals

Whether you are gathering your dream pets, collecting avatars, trying to win game trophies, seeking to win a Beauty Contest or training a pet for the Battledome, setting goals helps you stay on course. Meeting the small goals you set along your path to the major goals also helps keep you invested in the process without getting discouraged. Here are a few pointers to get you started. Firstly, be realistic. If you want to earn 15 million neopoints in 30 days...

Save our Chias!

For years now, it has become a known fact that it is, in fact, possible to transform your average, run-of-the-mill Chia into a glorious chocolate Chia, simply by feeding it enough chocolate. This fact was stated by The Neopets Team themselves, back in an early edition of the Neopian Times. However, while this may be true, it has apparently caused much suffering to countless Chias across Neopia, who have been forced to eat chocolate for the most...

Gifts for the Chia in Your Life

With Chia Day here, now is the time to honor the Chia in YOUR life! These bouncy little creatures come in a variety of colors and flavors – oops, I promised my Pea Chia I would stop referring to her as part of a salad topping. But who can really resist that shiny round Apple Chia or the spiky Pineapple Chia? If you would like to make your Chia's day a fun and exciting celebration, I have the top 10 must have gifts for a variety of Chia personalities...

Other Stories
"The Ringleader" by kateee366
Dr. Death unlocked the giant metal door with a key longer than his forearm and entered the cage room. His hunched frame and crazy mad scientist hair scared every owner that came here, as it made him look near the brink of insanity. As he stepped through the caged hallways, hard soles clomping along...

"It's Ok To Not Love" by treihaven
Eon strode along the hallway of his school, chin up, smiling. When a large Lupe bumped into him, he didn't say anything, but just kept on walking. The young Plushie Bori clenched his books tightly, and hoped that the Lupe that he had bumped into wasn't injured or anything--that would just ruin his day...

"The Early Days" by jarm9
Samiiantha the starry Xweetok, commonly called Samii by her friends and peers, lived a great life. Her mama loved her endlessly, and she had nineteen other siblings ready to support her in whatever she did. Life seemed like it could never go wrong. The early days of her life, however, had been different...

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Great stories!


The Great Race: Part Seven
Sirenia took off at a dead run. "No need to waste time with long good byes!" she yelled.

by solcana64


Tales From Number Five: Legend of the Ghostkersword - Barallus
Unfortunately, Barallus had not inherited what his family called 'the fighting gene'. He wasn't brave...

by rider_galbatorix


On His Majesty's Secret Service: Part Two
The door to the dungeon was slammed open, and an Eyrie Guard marched in, holding a young Kyrii by the scruff of his neck.

by herdygerdy


A Casual's Guide to Neopets
Five steps I came up with to inspire players who have been on break and casual gamers who are afraid of becoming burned out again, or for the first time.

by darkwave99


Lady Sandstorm: Part Three
Hanso and Brynn only looked confused – Jazan realized that they probably had no idea what was going on. He asked, "Nightsteed, could we have a history lesson for all concerned?"

by saphira_27

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