Neopian Times Editorial Database
The Neopian Times Editorial is a (usually) weekly column hosted by The Neopets Team that answers questions direct from Neopians. Unfortunately, these Q&A's are not easily searched on the Neopets site, so we've created our own searchable database. Convenient for looking up past answers!
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Hi. I believe the plushie from Coltzan's Shrine, currently named "Sutek Plushie," should be spelled "Sutekh Plushie." The plushie resembles the Sutekh, a desert Petpet. Sutek (with no "h") is the name of a specific character, who is a Geb.~~ _brainchild_
You are correct, I've reported and Donny has fixed!
Hello! I bought Shenanigifts invites for the first time ever (very fun, I highly recommend). I got two of the items I was really wanting, Witchs Wardrobe and Ultimate Book of Magic. I was super sad to see that these items can't be worn at the same time :( is it possible that this is just a zoning glitch? Thank you for any info!~~ohsnapitsleeanne
Sure, my apologies on this i would have made it fg lower but i know you guys like using that zone for other things, so i have changed to thought bubble, hope this works!
Hi, can you let us know what the next site event will be? Will it be Charity Corner or Daily Dare - or have those been postponed/cancelled? Will it be the Altador Cup? I just want time to plan so I can maximize my time on the great job you've all been doing!
The next site event will be...Altador Cup. We really wanted to daily dare next but with half the staff being on mobile it's pretty tricky trying to plan too many events at once. Hope you can understand. But we are super excited for the tournament! Which team will you be on?
Back in October 2009, the item "Tarla Plushie" was announced in the news, but it looks like it's glitched, seeing how it was never properly released even after all these years. Do you guys think you could activate it? I'd love to add it to my gallery :)~~leo_flores
a "Pretty Bouquet" if they are sick. ~1jediboy
Could we please get a full and complete list of site rules posted somewhere? I feel like it's inviting trouble and confusion to point people at the editorial for references to rules. If all the rules were on one page that was kept up to date, perhaps even sorted by category, that would be extremely helpful. With a lot of people rejoining, it would be nice to have ONE complete page where we could point newbies who have questions about what's allowed. PLEASE.
Great question! We are currently working on a more detailed and straight forward set of site rules for you all. It will take time but know that it is in the works.
Hi, TNT! I haven’t written in for a while since I usually do the same things on Neopets and am knowledgeable about those few things ^___^ However, I do want to branch out and enter my pets in the Beauty Contest. But alas... I’m shocked at the low effort on some of the artists’ parts. I actually can’t tell if it is low effort or cheating. I see some winners who have had their winning submissions resubmitted. Again and again and AGAIN. How is this allowed?!? Some pets have 15 Beauty Contest trophies from the SAME submission that has been entered week after week. There is no Beauty Contest FAQ and I usually don’t participate so I am not familiar with the rules. So please answer this, TNT. Why do you allow this??! Users are submitting the same art week after week repeatedly to garner more trophies for their pet without actually working hard or improving their work. I feel like this is unfair and almost cheating the system to get MANY trophies with minimum effort. Please remove my username.
Hi, yes you can reuse the same art as many times as you like as long as it's always for the same pet, until you win gold in either species or overall. Once a piece wins gold, you would need to create a new image for them and retire the gold-winning entry.
Hi, TNT! So my birthday just passed recently, and when I logged on my eyes were met with the Official Birthday Theme. But I have sensitive eyes, and I'm wondering if there could be a way to turn it off. I appreciate wanting to celebrate my birthday, but...it hurts...~~viper_command
Happy late birthday! All you have to do is go into my account >preferences > then at the bottom of the page you will see "theme" and from there you can change it to a different one.
Hey TNT! Thanks again for the amazing Maraquan Lutari just released! But, as of right now they can't be customized with any maraquan items. Are you guys planning on fixing that, so they can be customized as well?~~geendayrocks523
Unfortunately we do not retroactively fit all maraquan clothes onto them. But going forward all Maraquan clothing will fit on them. We will try to make a new one soon for you all!
Question a lot of people are asking about the Neocash portion of this Festival of Neggs. I know it ends tomorrow, and I know the FAQ specifically says we can't participate on side accounts, but I assume that's because of the Neopoints portion. What if we trade a negg and a negg kit to a side account? Are we able to participate in JUST the neocash portion on our sides in that case? Thank you!
Yes, so sorry to get back to you so late. But we decided to extend the tinker kit sales so you can do that until the 30th. After that, the event will still be open if you need more time to tinker. You are allowed to participate in the nc portion of this event only on your side accounts but not the main event! You do not need the neggs to participate all you need is the tinker kits.
Hi! I love the minimalism of the new Forever Loading avatar! Will it be rereleased? I wish I hadn't missed it this year! ~~costumely
Sadly no, this was a one day thing. Hopefully you come by every day from now on so you never miss anything ever again XD, jk jk...but seriously...
The new Negg Fest items are really fabulous! In particular, I LOVE the new Mage's Satchel... though I was disappointed to see it's categorized as a "right-hand item" despite not appearing to have any effect on a Neopet's right hand. Is there any way it's zone could be changed to open up more customization options for us? I totally understand if it can't, it just seemed like an odd way to zone it! Oh, and p.s. thank you all for working hard and bringing us new content even through this difficult time :)~~ loba_negra
So glad you liked them aesop and i worked really hard on all the ideation for them and one artist did all the art by herself for them. And yes i saw this concern as well, it seems it was uploaded on the wrong zone, this has since been corrected!
hi there TNT! I'd like to know if my entries for Neopian times and Poetry was received, i sent my poem in february and never got answered, also send a series for neopian times weeks ago and no answer for it, saw some more people going through the same, could you please bring some light to us if our entries were received? Tried sending a ticket a month ago about it but never got a real response. Thank you and have an awesome day :*~~zuniak
If you did not get a rejection note then we likely did receive it. So sorry for the delay on getting back, Aesop does both NT and poetry on his own as I used to do so it gets tough sometimes. You writers submit a lot of amazing content so it can be tough to get through all of it reasonably with all the other things we have to do on the site. But I will remind him to try to keep up with all the entries.
I am so thankful to see the site is still alive and thriving! Similar to others, I'm starting all over again after 13+ years. Rejoining has been the biggest joy, so first - TYSM! When I was a kiddo I imagined the site being run by laid-back superheros since the idea of building a whole website seemed... well, like magic. Now... I know that's not fully the case. You're all incredible! But I know you're humans working just like the rest of us, so I wanted to check in with y'all. How the team's doing? I believe you're working from home - so glad to hear that! Has it been a hard thing to adjust to? Any fun stories that have come out of WFH life? Have you seen an uptick in users as a result of Covid? Who has the best WFH desk setup? THANK YOU & stay safe. p.s. - I've definitely attributed my interest in coding/tech to y'all in interviews/at work! Once had a job in fintech and begged the editorial team to do an article titled "Personal Finance Tips Gained From Neopets."~~merpderp_00
Wow so much in one statement. Welcome back! What do you mean we are superheroes still...haha jk. We are doing well considering everything you know. It is hard for everyone, our home wifis are no where as good as the office so that's a struggle for sure. Yes there is a huge spike in activity which is amazing! Not sure who has the best set up we aren't big camera people in our meetings XD. Oh wow that's amazing! Keep on coding my friend! And stay safe as well :)
Hello TNT! I have a question regarding the NC neggs that you can get from the Festival of Neggs. I’m not planning on using them so I was thinking on gifting them to someone who may actually used them but on the boards users were confused on whether this is allow or not. Could we have an answer please? :3 ~~sweetgirl04_95
Yes sure you can trade them, since they are simply collectible items you are free to do so.
Howdy, TNT! *offers a barrel of mini pies* Listen, I have a serious question. Some members of the art chat have noticed more than one occasion of users tracing official Neopets art and being accepted into the Art Gallery. In the rules it states that site art is not allowed and submissions must be 100% your own. There's been a lot of debate and confusion over whether traced site art should be considered "100% your own". If possible, could this be made clear in the Art Gallery rules? If replicating site art IS allowed, then I think it would clear up a lot of confusion if this were explicitly stated in the Art Gallery rules! Thank you!! ~
Hi, Hopefully this will help. Outright tracing official art is not allowed, please report if you see any and it wine removed (in fact someone did reported one today and it was immediately removed. Please include a link to the official art as well. Now, thecondysing part, using official art as reference material is fine, but you are right the image has to be 100% you. So even if using it as reference please make sure differences are clear soon onecsn say it was traced.
So in summary, replicating official art in your own style is fine, tracing is not.
Also, if any has not been removed (only one image has been reported) please make sure to report so kikocat can get it removed!! Thanks!!
Hey TNT! As you all know, most users are probably getting a little stir crazy right now. Neopets (for me, at least) has proven to be an invaluable social network right now, allowing me to chat and commiserate with other people in a nice, friendly environment (and Fyora knows that can be hard to find online). I do have one question, though. I'm sure a lot of users are also enjoying other video games right now to pass the time, including a certain animal one. I know that, in the past, it's always been discouraged that users on here share information for other games... given our current situation, and considering how many if not most of the users seem to be adults right now, is that still in place? I would LOVE to be able to visit other Neopians in their games but I don't want to risk getting in trouble! Is there any way you guys could loosen that rule a little, especially in such a difficult time?
Sorry but no this has not changed, we cannot allow members to give out any form of offsite contact information, regardless of members ages.
Hi there TNT! -offers gluten free cookies- So I'm planning on hosting a creative project for people during the summer, with prompts to complete and things like that, to keep us all busy and productive! I know NP rewards for that sort of thing aren't allowed, but I was curious if I would be allowed to offer custom art as a prize instead? So if they completed so many tasks, I would draw them a picture of whatever they wanted? Thanks so much, have a wonderful day! ^.^ ~kasia797
Yummy Cookies!! Sure, that sounds like a great idea. Yes, giving out prizes such as artwork would be fine, just no items or points. Just make sure it is stated very clearly that no Neopoints items or points are being awarded and that it is artwork. Have fun!!
Hello! I was wondering if it is ok to use images in a NT article that are hosted offsite but are screenshots of my neopets? I'm not sure how I would get around this to make my article if the images have to be hosted on the neopets website.I just don't want to break the rules so I'd appreciate some clarification :) Thank you!~~ _clows_cool_pets
Yes! Just as long as it is a valid link and it relates to Neopets! If your links do not work and it's been accepted already we will likely not want to delete your whole story so it will be published without images. So just make sure they work.
P.S. Goodnight Mr. Coconut
HAPPY THOUGHTS: Last week's April Fools edition of the Neopian Times was wonderful, thanks to each of the editors and contributors who made it happen, along with a big thank you for putting this whole thing together most weeks! – davymuncher
Dear Neopets Team, Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU for keeping Neopets up and running during the current crisis! As long as we can laugh, we are not truly doomed, and whenever I log onto Neopets I find something that makes me giggle, whether it's funny items or item descriptions, amusingly phrased announcements in the news, or looking through the caption contest archives. Thank you for providing us with the happy place that is Neopia! Sincerely, mystie06
Hello TNT *gives homemade Italian mini pizzas* Well, I know it is not high on your priority list... but NeoCam has not worked for years! Would you ever consider getting a new NeoCam for your office? Or perhaps doing some live streams where TNT members answer our questions? I think many neopians would adore that and it would also help the site to get more visibility!!~~ annikkiadepp_
As I answered above, not quite sure about the neocam thing. But we definitely want to interact with you all more on updates and all things neo, that may be coming soon, but nothing concrete yet so stay tuned…
TNT, guys, my dudes, bros, I must know: are there any current plans to put out actual plushies and/or other Neopets merch again? All I want in life is a giant Kyrii plush to cuddle. Maybe also a snazzy shirt.~~ 4zure
Yes! Of course, when though, that is the real question…
Is there any room in the schedule to get the submit for the NT thumbnails working again? I and a lot of other creators would love to use our custom art to go along with our comics/stories! Thanks :-)~~ donovna
Probably not a change we would make to our system since we are prioritizing mobile atm, but you can always put your image link that you want us to use in the comment section and if it is a valid image link that works we will totally work. If you see that your entry does not have the image you wanted it likely means the link you provided did not work.
Hi, thank you for the new stamp from the festival of neggs. However it won’t let me put it in my album, can you please fix this? Thanks!~~ she_chose_love
Yes, looks like stamp wasn't properly released into the world. But should be all good now :)
Hi. 2 things about some of the Negg Festival prizes: 1. When I got my Charming Spring Background, it was categorized as "Gift." If I'm not mistaken, it should be categorized as "Mystical Surroundings." 2. According to Jellyneo, the Floral Nature Charm is categorized as "Special." I'm guessing that this means it can't be put in an album. Is it supposed to be an album item? If so, it should be called "Floral Nature Collectable Charm" for consistency and be categorized as "Toy" like the other collectable charms. It should also have a spot on the Charms II page, since the first Charms page is full.~~ _brainchild_
Ah you're totally right! Donny has gone ahead and moved it to the correct shop! As for the charm, it is a toy not a collectable charm so it is as it's supposed to be.
Now that the Negg Festival has started, I wanted to recustomise my pet to fit the theme. What's happened to the Squeegee Painted Negg Hat? It is in my Closet but doesn't show up when I try to customise my pet. I also cannot remove it from my closet either (gives me an error and says the item cannot be moved to my inventory)? Can someone fix this please? :)~~ stargirl089
Ghost glitch strikes again smh. Donny's gone ahead and fixed this!
Hi TNT! I haven't been on to this site in a while and I'm glad to see that you all are doing great! I went to the theneopetsteam account and your page has a link to the Neocam? What's that all about?? I'm surprised that ya'll haven’t updated that since I was on the site years ago!! Thank yall for your hard work :)~~ catlover499
Well, we as the Neopets team would probably love to do this (once we got back to our new office of course) But unfortunately we have an office full of other brands as well. So we would need consent from everyone in the office before ever doing this. Also seeing as we are all working from home probably for the next few months, this idea probably couldn't take off for several months. Plus sometimes in the office we are planning top secret stuff for your guys that is meant to be a surprise, so not too sure if we could bring it back :/ We have guests that could visit that we don't have consent from either so, this might not ever come back the more i think about it :(
Could we please get a list of all the current, correct rules in one place (or at least guild rules)? I'm trying to do things but I know rules have been changed, but even with all the extra time at home, I don't want to read the entire editorial! So...are contests allowed?~~wormie
Hi, Yes, contests are allowed in guilds and you can also now join guilds on your side accounts (but don't join any contests on side accounts in those guilds if they are giving out prizes (neopoints or items).
Here is a link to some common questions that come about with regards to guilds: http://www.neopets.com/ntimes/index.phtml?section=editorial&issue=844
Can we get more pet slots because of the quarantine? Pretty please? ^__^ ~erica_xi
Haha I wish! Unfortunately, adding pet slots is not as simple and easy as one may think. It actually requires A LOT of work. However, it is definitely in our mind's eye as something we may add in the future. Currently, most of our focus is on keeping the site going with events, continuing to release new content, and building the mobile site.
*gives 12 identical and beautifully decorated Vandagyre cookies* Dear Aesop, Scrappy, kikocat and the whole editorial team, thank you so much for the latest Dyeworks items! Such lovely items arriving right when we need a little morale boost. :) In particular, as a vandagyre fan, I am so grateful for the new versions of Spring Teal Sandals and Garden Tea Parasol. Since vandas cannot wear the originals, it's such a treat to get nicely fitted and thoughtfully colored versions that are wearable. *smiley face, tears of joy, jazz hands* However, can it be that when making the Dyeworks of Star Dust Wig vandagyres were overlooked? *sobs, flips table, shouts WHYYY?!?* Sadly, after excitedly dyeing my Star Dust Wig, it appears that the wig does not appear in the customization window for any of my many (very many, but never enough) vandas. Please, to you, Donnie, the art team, Queen Fyora, can this be remedied? Thank you. ~skuria99
Hello there! Yes, we sadly realized this as well, we are hoping to get this fixed soon!
Is there any chance that the Altador Cup might come a little sooner? Since we're all inside for a while, some AC games would just hit the spot. Thanks and stay well! ~neohomeninja
Hahah I know just how you feel I love AC too! Unfortunately, we already have quite a few events to prepare for at the moment. Since the Altador Cup is one of our biggest and most difficult events to set up, we can't release it any sooner.
Hi TNT. April is here and Lutari Day just ahead and also you know what? A Maraquan Lutari. Right!? Please TNT, create a Maraquan Lutari for this year. Please! Thanks in advance! ~paco_39
hmmm that is a great idea I'll definitely see what I can do... but no promises!