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AbandonAbandon
[ə'bændən]
verb
To leave a pet at the Pound, Neopia Central's shelter for ownerless pets. This is not the same as sending a pet to a specific new owner, which is also done at the Pound, but is called "transferring".
Example Usage:
"It's a good idea to set a PIN so that anyone who gets into your account can't abandon your pets."
See Also: The Neopian Pound
Category: Trading and Adoption

ApplyApply
[ə'plaɪ]
verb
To try and convince the current owner of a pet who is UFA (Up for Adoption) that you would make a suitable permanent new owner for that pet.
Example Usage:
"I'm applying for a beautiful pink Aisha at the moment. I really hope I'll get picked!"
Category: Trading and Adoption

BGCBGC
[biːdʒiːsiː]
noun
Abbreviation of "Bony Grarrl Club". A very expensive and rare item that can give you a secret avatar when equipped to a Grarrl. By extension, the avatar associated with it.
Example Usage:
"When I was a newbie, my friend lent me a BGC and I accidentally *fed* it to my Grarrl instead of equipping it. I thought she was going to kill me for a minute."
See Also: Neopets Avatar Solutions
Category: Boards

BoochiBoochi
['buːtʃiː]
noun, verb
(1) The name of a small pink Bruce who appears in Random Events. He used to be capable of changing your Neopet to the Baby colour, but his powers were removed in early 2014.
(2) To turn a Neopet into a baby pet via the old Random Event.
Example Usage:
(1) "I like showing off my Pirate Poogle on the Neoboards, so I'll just keep my fingers crossed I don't see Boochi..."
(2) "I used to have a lovely Royal Shoyru, but she got Boochied last month. I'm saving up to repaint her."
See Also: Boochi , Random Event Guide
Category: Neopia

BuyableBuyable
['baɪjebəl]
adjective
Normally priced at 999,999 Neopoints or under, meaning that this item can be sold in a user's shop. (Items costing more than this have to be sold through auctions and the Trading Post.) Prior to March 27, 2018 the buyable cap was set at 99,999 NP, defining buyable items as 99,999 NP or below.
Example Usage:
"The price for that morphing potion has been dropping quite fast. I wouldn't be surprised if it's buyable soon."
Category: Items and Restocking

DoNDoN
[diːoʊɛn]
noun
Abbreviation for "Defenders of Neopia". An organisation of brave costumed Neopets, who defeat villains around Neopia and protect civilians from danger. By extension, the Battledome challenges players are set that involve helping the Defenders out.
Example Usage:
"I heard there was a new DoN challenge announced in the news today. Wonder what the trophy for completing it looks like?"
See Also: Defenders of Neopia
Category: Battledome

Foster ParentFoster Parent
['fɒstə 'pɛəɹənt]
noun
A user who temporarily houses Neopets taken from the Pound, and paints, trains and/or otherwise makes them more attractive before trying to find a player who would like to adopt each one permanently.
Example Usage:
"My friend wants to become a foster parent, but I don't think she'll be able to resist keeping every pet she picks up!"
Category: Trading and Adoption

FreezerFreezer
['fɹiːzə]
noun
A Battledome weapon that has a chance of preventing the opponent from taking any action on his/her next turn.
Example Usage:
"I think it's worth equipping a freezer before you fight that monster. It's tougher than it looks."
Category: Battledome

HaggleHaggle
['hægəl]
verb
To bring down the price of an item you're buying from the main shops by suggesting lower prices until one is accepted. You cannot haggle in user shops.
Example Usage:
"I could have got that rare plushie, but I wasted time trying to haggle too much. Someone else bought it while I was still typing."
Category: Items and Restocking

ITTPDITTPD
[aɪtiːtiːpiːdiː]
noun
Abbreviation of "I Taunt The Pant Devil". The name of a secret avatar which is gained by keeping very rare items in your inventory.
Example Usage:
"Somebody give me a Pant Devil Attractor or six, please. I feel jittery getting my rare items out to try and get ITTPD..."
See Also: Neopets Avatar Solutions
Category: Boards

LabLab
[læb]
noun, verb
(1) An abbreviation for the Secret Laboratory, which can be reached using a special map and used to change pets' stats and appearance.
(2) To use the Secret Lab's powers on a pet.
Example Usage:
(1) "My pet keeps getting movement points from the lab."
(2) "I'm labbing my Usul at the moment. She turned Pink yesterday!"
See Also: The Lab Ray
Category: Neopia

MeepitMeepit
['miːpɪt]
noun
A small pink Petpet from the Haunted Woods, often thought to be plotting evil because of its uncanny staring eyes. The Neopets Team often jokingly blame unexplained or unexpected technical problems on Meepits.
Example Usage:
"We're not sure why last week's Random Contest didn't work properly, but we think we've got all the Meepits out of the system now, so please try submitting again if your entry wouldn't go through!"
See Also: Meepit Items!
Category: Neopia

Neocash CardNeocash Card
['niːoʊkaʃ kaːd]
noun
A special ticket which can be bought in real life at certain shopping chains, then redeemed on Neopets by entering the code printed on the card. Once the card is successfully redeemed, the owner will receive a sum of Neocash (which can be used at the NC Mall) and one or more gift boxes.
Example Usage:
"Did you hear? They're finally selling Neocash Cards in this country! I'll have to check my local supermarket."
Category: Items and Restocking

Neopoint SinkNeopoint Sink
['niːoʊpɔɪnt sɪŋk]
noun
An activity or event whose main purpose is to take Neopoints away from users, in order to reduce the amount of Neopoints in the site economy. This slows down inflation (Neopoints becoming worth less and less over time).

Examples of Neopoint sinks include the Lever of Doom and Save the Wheels.
Example Usage:
"The Wheel of Extravagance looks like it'll be a good Neopoint sink -- it costs 100,000 NP just for one spin!"
See Also: Neopian Economics 101
Category: Uncategorized

Penny TradePenny Trade
['pɛniː tɹɛɪd]
verb
To trade a fairly common Neopet for a very slightly rarer pet that you have no intention of keeping, then immediately try to repeat the process with that pet. The eventual goal is to obtain a very rare Neopet by means of a long string of trades. It is considered very bad etiquette not to be upfront about doing this.
Example Usage:
"My friend is trying to penny trade his way to a Draik."
Category: Trading and Adoption

PermalabbiePermalabbie
['pɜːməlæbiː]
noun
A pet that is regularly zapped at the Secret Laboratory, and whose owner intends to keep zapping him/her for the foreseeable future.
Example Usage:
"Harry is my permalabbie, so he doesn't really have a fixed appearance. When I draw pictures of him, I tend to stick his frizzy hair and glasses on whatever species he is at the time."
See Also: The Lab Ray
Category: Uncategorized

PermasilencedPermasilenced
[pɜːmə'saɪlɛnst]
verb, adjective
Abbreviation for "permanently silenced". Blocked from communicating with other users anywhere on the site, without an end date.
Example Usage:
"I can't chat on my main anymore, I got permasilenced last week. I keep tripping the filters!"
Category: Technical Stuff

Petpet ParkPetpet Park
['pɛtpɛt pɑːk]
noun
A spin-off game (at petpetpark.com) which you can log into with your Neopets account. Players adopt a single Petpet which can explore, collect items and help various colourful characters with their tasks.
Example Usage:
"Will you come and help me with a task in Petpet Park?"
See Also: Petpet Park Guide
Category: Technical Stuff

PINPIN
[pɪn]
noun
A four-digit code that can be placed on your account, and must then be entered before taking certain important actions (such as taking money out of the bank). This means that even if someone manages to access your account, s/he cannot do significant damage.
Example Usage:
"I set a PIN on my Safety Deposit Box, because I want to protect the rare items I just bought."
Category: Technical Stuff

PMCPMC
[piːɛmsiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Pink Mountain and Cloud Background". A piece of wearable scenery based on the game Faerie Cloud Racers.
Example Usage:
"The PMC was only available by beating a Neocash game challenge, I'm afraid, so you can't buy one directly."
See Also: Pink Mountain and Cloud Background
Category: Customisation

PromoPromo
['pɹoʊmoʊ]
noun
A period of time during which all the prizes in Key Quest fit a particular theme, such as Mystery Island ("Ti-Key") or winter holidays.
Example Usage:
"I thought a Valentine-themed promo would be fun, but now so many people own all these pink items that they aren't worth more than a handful of NP. I was hoping to sell some of those!"
Category: Games

RGRG
[aːdʒiː]
adjective
Abbreviation for "Royal Girl". Painted with the Royal Paint Brush to give the appearance of a princess-like Neopet. The Royal Girl colour is achieved by painting a female Neopet, although it is possible to change the pet's gender later and keep the colour.
Example Usage:
"I love the pink coat of the RG Uni."
See Also: A History of Royal Pets
Category: Uncategorized

RoleplayRoleplay
['ɹoʊlplɛɪ]
verb
To interact with others while talking in the manner of another character or person (often one of your Neopets), and using textual "directions" to indicate what that character or person would be doing during the conversation. For instance:

Thyassa: *waves paws* Who wants to come and play Gormball?

Roleplaying is very popular, both as a pastime and a way of developing a pet's personality.
Example Usage:
"I've roleplayed as my Eyrie a few times before. It's fun trying to think of how a Tyrannian pet would act."
Category: Boards

Safety Deposit BoxSafety Deposit Box
['sɛɪftiː dɪ'pɒzɪt bɒks]
noun
A place where items you don't need at the moment can be stored. Items in the box are safe from random events and unlucky wheel spins, but cannot be used until they are removed.
Example Usage:
"Ooh, I won a paint brush! I'll keep it in my Safety Deposit Box for a rainy day."
Category: Items and Restocking

SDBSDB
[ɛsdiːbiː]
noun
Abbreviation of "Safety Deposit Box". A place where items you don't need at the moment can be stored. Items in the box are safe from random events and unlucky wheel spins, but cannot be used until they are removed.
Example Usage:
"I had completely forgotten I had one of these in my SDB! How much is it worth now?"
Category: Items and Restocking

StatsStats
[stæts]
noun
(1) The numbers that measure a Neopet's strength, defence, agility and endurance in the Battledome.
(2) Boosts to these numbers, given out randomly by the Lab Ray. Often seen as a "junk" result by players hoping for a species or colour change.
Example Usage:
(1) "I wanted to fight against the new one-player challenger, but my pet's stats aren't quite good enough yet."
(2) "What did you get from the lab today? Stats again? Me too."
See Also: The Lab Ray , Neopets Battledome Explained
Category: Battledome

Target ZapTarget Zap
['taːgət zæp]
verb
To use the Lab Ray on a Neopet in the hope of a specific (usually lab-exclusive) colour change, often using morphing potions to change his or her species back to the desired one if it changes.
Example Usage:
"My friend's target zapping for a Chocolate Uni. I bought her a few Green Uni Morphing Potions for the inevitable species changes..."
See Also: The Lab Ray
Category: Uncategorized

TarlaTarla
['taːlæ]
noun, verb
(1) The name of a certain red Ixi who lives on Terror Mountain. As well as being shopkeeper at the Shop of Mystery, she is also the mascot for the item giveaways available from the Neopets browser toolbar, often called the Tarla Toolbar.
(2) To give away an item via the toolbar. This often leads to a sharp reduction in the item's price, as many more than before are available in Neopia.
Example Usage:
(1) "Does Tarla even SELL anything actually useful at the Shop of Mystery?"
(2) "I was hoping to sell this book, but then it got Tarla'd and now people are practically giving it away."
Category: Items and Restocking

UFQAUFQA
[juːɛfkjuːɛɪ]
adjective
Abbreviation for "Up For Quick Adoption". Refers to a pet that is in need of a new home, but whose current owner is hoping to move him or her out quickly, and less likely to be picky about choosing who receives him or her.
Example Usage:
"I have a Pink Aisha UFQA! Is anyone interested in giving her a home?"
Category: Trading and Adoption

UFTUFT
['juːɛftiː]
adjective
Abbreviation of "up for trade". Refers to an item or pet that the owner is hoping to swap. (Pets can only be traded for other pets.)
Example Usage:
"My Robot Ixi is UFT! I wonder if anyone will trade me one of my dream pets?"
Category: Trading and Adoption
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