Apple Bobbing

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"Got a hankering for apples? Have I got the barrel for you! "

Apple Bobbing is a daily located in Neovia that is hosted by a charming Green Gnorbu named Vandebart Biggsby. It first appeared as part of the 2010 Haunted Faire event.

How to Play[edit]

Users can bob for apples once a day. To bob for apples, the user simply needs to click the BOB FOR APPLES button. After the user clicks this button, they will receive one of the following messages:

Messages that have effects
Message Effect
How'd that get - I mean, bully for you! I'll just put that in your inventory for you. Wouldn't want it to get stolen, after all. Downright saddening, that would be. I might even shed a tear. So how about that? I reckon your apple bobbing skills have no match. You receive one randomly selected normal prize.
Way to go! It looks like you've bobbed up a <ITEM NAME> for yourself! It can be found in your Inventory - that is, if the Pant Devil hasn't stolen it already. Bwahahahaha! Aww relax, I was just kidding... sort of. Anyhow, be sure to come back tomorrow for another bob. Who knows what you'll win?
Oh no! It seems you've had a spot of bad luck, my friend. I guess that's how it goes in life - sometimes you get the apple, and then other times the apple gets you. Don't be discouraged, though... after all, you never know: your next bob could be your best bob! Visit your Inventory to see what you got. You receive one randomly selected consolation prize.
While bending over the water, those Neopoints you were saving slide out of your pockets. *Plop, plop, plop* Drat. So much for that can of Neocola you were going to buy later. You lose 300 NP.
While you have your head thoroughly entrenched in a barrel full of musty water that others have been dunking their heads in all day, a member of the thieves guild decides to "relieve" you of some of those heavy Neopoints you've been carrying around. You lose between 300 NP and 3,000 NP. The exact number of NP lost is randomly selected.
While dipping your head in the cold, murky, apple-filled water, you feel the belongings you were holding in your arms start to slip. *splash* Oh no! Not your item. You lose one randomly selected item from your inventory.
You dip your head into the apple barrell, gripping your prize firmly in your teeth. Upon emerging proudly with your prize, you are horrified to see that it's... someone's dentures?! You flail around in disgusted horror until you hit the fence and tumble headfirst over it. Ouch. Your active Neopet loses 50% of its current HP.
While bobbing for an apple you hiccup and snort in some of the murky water. Gagging and coughing you really start to feel quite tired.
You lean over the barrel to see what apple looks the best and as you lean over you drop something into the water and out pops an apple right into your forehead. OUCH! You now seem to have Blurred Vision. Your active Neopet contracts Blurred Vision.
As you gaze into the water, about to bob your head in for a chance at appley-goodness, you notice a reflection in the water. It's Bart's hat. You're suddenly struck by a strange, uncomfortable feeling. Feeling ill at ease, you decide to skip bobbing for apples and head straight home. You don't sleep well. The mood of your active Neopet decreases.

Messages with no effect
As you finally pull out an item you had your eye on, a passing Batterfly flies around your head, causing you to flail and drop the prize back into the barrel. D'oh!
You eagerly reach for the perfect prize you have been waiting for, but only when you retrieve it do you realize it's nothing but some folded up rubbish. You toss it in the bin where it belongs.
It seems like just any other normal day for apple bobbing, but when you lean across the water, it begins to glow green. You stare in unease as the water glows brighter and brighter until it stops. You shrug and leave, forgetting all about getting a prize.
You lean forward to take your prize when the water splashes up and into your eyes. You stumble back and spend the rest of your turn blinking the stagnant water out of your eyes.
You finally decide on which item to pick out when you suddenly see a flash of pink. A Meepit? You stare at the place you last saw the creature but nothing else happens. You leave the stall feeling a little perturbed.
You hear an eerie music coming from far away. You leave the stall to go listen to it, but it stops after a few seconds. Oh well.
You get very greedy and try to wrestle with several items at once. You lose your grip on all of them and end up with nothing at all. Pity!
You see something lurking in the murky water. Somebody bumps you and you lose your concentration! Better luck next time.
You lean too far forward and fall head-first into the barrel! Bart grabs you by the collar and drags you out but now you are too drenched to continue on your search for the perfect prize.
You eagerly swish your head around in the water, and finally catch something in your teeth and bring it up. ARGH, you got a mouthful of Spyders! You spit them out in surprise, ending up with no prize at all.

Normal Prizes[edit]

Consolation Prizes[edit]


There is one avatar that can be unlocked by bobbing for apples:

Imposterapple.gif Imposter Apple
Receive an Imposter Apple while apple bobbing OR lose an Imposter Apple from your Inventory while apple bobbing.

External Links[edit]

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