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The New Maraquan Gears

July 23, 2011 1 comment

Here is the comic that I drew a few days before the start of AC VI. I tried to get it published into the Neopian Times. However, it was always rejected because they had too many good entries. 😦

The New Maraquan Gears

Categories: Art

2010 in review

January 2, 2011 2 comments

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has 296 steps to reach the top. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2010. If those were steps, it would have climbed the Leaning Tower of Pisa 4 times

 

In 2010, there were 38 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 150 posts. There were 16 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 11mb. That’s about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was May 16th with 46 views. The most popular post that day was Gadgets Attack.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were water-spirits.net, ntwriters.proboards.com, kimibaka.free.fr, en.wordpress.com, and the-original-times.co.nr.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for wicked wocky wobble guide, the darkest faerie on youtube, cellblock guide, the ultimate alliance wallpaper, and wallpaper mua2.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

Gadgets Attack May 2010
2 comments

2

Flowlight: Sun – Echoes of Pride June 2010
8 comments

3

Sloshed’s Newest Art June 2010
4 comments

4

Xepha’s newest art August 2010
4 comments

5

Sloshed’s Newest Art July 2010
5 comments and 2 Likes on WordPress.com

Categories: Other

The best ‘Dear NeoSanta’ letter

December 30, 2010 1 comment

Dear NeoSanta,

Aren’t you cold up there in the North Pole? Take my coat, take my gloves, take my fresh-brewed hot chocolate and gourmet cookies… all I want is an apple-themed present. Or a million bajillion presents. Okay, Santa, so I haven’t been a perfect little girl this year. But let’s put our differences aside for a second and focus on reality. You are a pleasantly plump, genial young man. Even through all your centuries of present-delivering, you radiate youth and happiness. Oh, and may I compliment you on your fashion choices. It always amazes me how a man, even a stunning man like you, could stay warm and look good dressed head to toe in a color like, well, red. You know how to pull off a big nose-after-sneezing-fit, frozen-foot color… and by the way it really brings out your eyes. On the topic of eyes, I brought you a box of chocolate. It, er, improves.. eyesight or something. Yeah. So, can’t a splendiforic man like you see the good in a cherubic child like me?  For christmas I want some apple themed items, now just eat my chocolates, okay? Try them! And as I change this prose to ditty, don’t you think my letter is witty?

Sincerely Staring With Puppy-Dog Eyes (and adding a cherry on top),
michelle42298

Categories: Stories

Uyi’s art gallery entry

December 15, 2010 1 comment
Uyi's entry

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Categories: Art

Xepha’s newest art

August 8, 2010 5 comments

Et voilà!

I tried Sloshed’s tutorial and here is the result! Enjoy!

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Member Spotlight : Michelle42298

April 28, 2010 Leave a comment
  • Name: Michelle
  • Species: Draik
  • Gender: Female
  • Colour: Jelly
  • Quote: Many battles have been one, others lost, but the war rages on” (from a random person on the BC boards)
  • Age: 241 days
  1. What brought you to Neopets?
    When I was younger, a few friends of mine were playing this game, so I decided to make an account. 🙂
  2. How did you hear about Underwater Spirits?
    From being on the WAM boards. I’m not sure why I decided to join, but I’m glad I did!
  3. What are your favorite things about the guild? about Neopets?
    All the amazing, friendly people with a diverse range of interests.
  4. If you were in charge of Underwater Spirits for a day, what would you make the members do?
    Get more members, I suppose? o.o I’m bad at this whole leadership thing, haha.
  5. If you hadn’t been on Neopets for a very long time, what would be the first thing you would do?
    Do my dailies.
  6. What did the Grape Chia say when the Elephante stepped on it?
    Hi, spare a vote for me in the beauty contest? (fail, I know… xP)
  7. If you were stranded on an island with three wishes what would you wish for? (Excludes more wishes)
    One, a solar panel laptop. Two, a suitcase full of food, water, and other necessities. Three, and ice draik egg.
  8. What makes you want to look twice at a userlookup?
    Well-customized pets, a pretty lookup, or lots of trophies.
  9. When you have free time what do you do?
    Go on neopets, haha.
  10. Is neopets the only “pet site” you go on?
    Yes.
  11. If you could join the Defenders of Neopia what superpowers would you have?
    Flying, I’d say.
  12. So far, what has been your favorite plot?
    I don’t remember that many, honestly. Out of the ones I’ve participated in (not many at all!) I liked the moltara one, I guess. :/
  13. If you could get one item in all of neopia for free what item would you choose?
    An ice draik egg!
  14. What is your favorite avatar?
    Ooh, that’s hard. I like the FQD one, though. 🙂 Or the Hatched one.
  15. Describe the most important thing you’ve learned from U.S.
    There are lots of different types of people on neo, and if you know where to go you can find amazing friends!
  16. What is your long-range objective on neopets?
    An ice draik.
  17. What’s the funniest thing you’ve read or seen on neopets?
    Dancing Neoplants.
  18. If you were to try and sell this guild in no more than 100 words what would you say?
    If you want to come to a guild with diverse people, all kind and quite active that will support you, come to U.S.!
  19. What is your greatest weakness?
    Getting distracted too easily.
  20. What is your favorite neopets paintbrush?
    Maraquan!
  21. What is your favourite piece of clothing for your pet?
    Neogarden Background.
  22. If you could ever own an actual neopet which one would it be and why?
    Probably a draik, so they could take me flying. ^^
  23. When the choice is offered to you, do you pick the dark side or the light side?
    The light side, probably. 😛
  24. What would you do if you were invisible?
    I guess… see what people do when they think nobody’s watching?
  25. What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
    Neopets, probably. xP
  26. Please ask a question to our next Spotlighted member.
    If one day you tried to go on neopets but found it did not exist, what would you do?

Member Spotlight: Steven_Gaudet

March 4, 2010 1 comment

Steven has been part of Underwater Spirits for several months now. He is always actively taking part into our activities and chatting on our guild board. Steven was also chosen as the member of february. Here is a little interview we have conducted with him.

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