Friday, November 25, 2011

Do Your Dailies Challenge Information

Challenge 1: Do Your Dailies!
Check the Today's Activities building to see what's happening in Webkinz World

  • Buy an item from Arte at the Curio Shop
  • Spin the Wheel of Wow 3 times
  • Play the Game of the Day
Prize: 50 KinzCash

Challenge 2: Do Your Dailies!
It's the fastest way to make KinzCash!

  • Make 2 Wishes of the Day at the Wish Factory*
  • Search for stars in Alyssa's Star Challenge
  • Make 10 wishes at Wishing Well 2
Prize: 100 KinzCash
*keep in mind that these are Wishes of the Day, not wishes made with Wish Tokens!

  Challenge 3: Do Your Dailies!
Attempt a job every 8 hours at the Employment Office!

  • Sign up for any 6 courses at the Kinzville Academy
  • Successfully complete any 2 jobs at the Employment Office
  • Feed your pet a Sugarberry from Jumbleberry Fields
Prize: Superintendent's Office Window (an eStore item!) 

Space Camp Challenge Information

Challenge 1: Send your pet to Space Camp!
Time to get in shape!

  • Drag and drop a treadmill into your pet's room
  • Purchase a Skateboard
  • Purchase a pair of red tennis shoes
Prize: 100 KinzCash
Challenge 2: Ready for takeoff?
Complete these tasks as you prepare for takeoff
  • Purchase the Navigation Control Center from the W-Shop
  •    Drag and drop the Galactic View Screen into your pet's room
  • Earn 1,200 points or more playing Goober's Lab
Prize: Rocket Ship Wallpaper, Rocket Ship Flooring
Challenge 3: 3-2-1-Blastoff!
Can you make it to the moon? 
  • Feed your pet a Fairy Biscuit from Alyssa's Star Challenge
  • Earn 450 points or higher playing Dex Dangerous
  • Earn a total of 3,000 points playing Hoppy Little Rocket
Prize: Dex Dangerous' Landing Pad, otherwise found as a Trading Card prize

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Don't Forget the Super Wheel Today!

During special holidays, you can spin the Super Wheel in Webkinz World! Just check the daily activities page.

This year's Super Wheel contains, as always, 500 KinzCash and 750 Kinzcash. It also contains:
  • Neo Gothic Grandfather Clock (rare item)
  • Hero Mobile (an expensive W-Shop item)
  • Kinzville Window (exclusive item)
  • Fast Food Menu (Curio Shop Only item)
  • Hot Rod Desk (eStore item)
  • Wild Water Ski (exclusive item)

Lots of Exciting Updates in Webkinz World!

 We at Let's Talk Webkinz hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
 The Christmas Theme has been released at the W-Shop.
Oh my. I must say that this year's Christmas theme is amazing! At longest last, we have been provided with play houses for Webkinz to play in...and at a very modest price, too!
This year's theme is called the Christmas Carol theme. It only goes outdoors or in treetop rooms, but the design uses these limits for a good purpose.
Have a look:
See? We get little shops and a fancy fountain! Plus cobblestones! Thank you, Ganz!
 Here are the items and their prices:

Cheery Christmas Home: 350 KC
Darling Garland Home: 375 KC
Festive Fountain: 265 KC
Festive Sidewalk Lamp: 200 KC
Festive Sidewalk Tree: 190 KC
Festive Wreath Home: 375 KC
Fine Clothing Shop: 400 KC
Frosted Window Home: 345 KC
Gourmet Food Shop: 345 KC
Holiday Toy Shop: 425 KC
Snowy Holiday Fence: 190 KC
Tasty Treat Cart: 395 KC
Town Square Bench: 200 KC
Town Square Chair: 100 KC
Town Square Tree: 500 KC
Christmas Carol Cobblestones: 150 KC (they take up a quarter of the yard!)
Town Bulletin Board: 180 KC
The windows of the houses light up when clicked on!
Ganz has changed the programming of the Adventure Park mini-quests:
You may now send a mini-quest to anybody on your friends list, if they have an Adventure Park pet or not!

There are also a few more challenges...
The Tidy Up, Shopping Spree, Lights...Camera...Action!, Keep Kinzville Clean, Picnic with Cowabelle, and Webkinz World Beauty Pageant challenges have been added! 
Also, a great piece of news for Webkinz players still on the Teacher's Pet challenge: The challenge "send your pet to recess", which can take a maximum of 15 days to do, has been changed to "feed your pet 10 apples". Huzzah! 
Of course, log in today to find your Thanksgiving Gift Basket and an Arthur Christmas gift!
 If it is November 24 in your account's time zone, you'll get this gift no matter when Thanksgiving is observed in your area. The Thanksgiving gift contains two food items: Chocolate Pecan Pie and Thanksgiving Dinner, and a furniture piece: Cornucopia Chair. The Arthur Christmas gift contains a letter to Santakinz (decoration), a chattering teeth toy (decoration) and a Candy Cane (food).
There are no clothing items in this year's basket, but don't distress! Webkinz Newz is holding a click-to-win for a Turkey hat on November 24, 25, 27, and 28. 

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Reindeer's POTM Video: "My Favorite Time of Year" Released!

The Pet of the Month for December 2011 is the Webkinz Reindeer!
Watch the video at Webkinz Newz and answer the Video Challenge questions to win a Webkinz Hockey Helmet. 

The Reindeer's music video is called "My Favorite Time of Year". Check it out at Webkinz Newz!

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

January 2012 Pets Revealed!

Ganz has just released the plush images for the January 2012 Webkinz! Looks like we're getting a ton of them, with 8 pets and a Signature!
Airedale Terrier
Fantastic! Gotta love the terriers. ^ ^

Blossom Sea Turtle
Cute smile. I love the design of its shell!

Charming Panda
A nice new addition to the families of Webkinz Panda collectors, but nothing that really stands out.

Cotton Candy Puppy
Gasp! The colors! The texture! That face! :D It's amazing!

Darling Dino
Oh, there you are, Darling Dino. As you may remember, this was supposed to be a December 2011 release, but it got moved.

Holland Lop Bunny
Simple, yet charming!

Mohawk Puppy
The colors blend well, and the tufts of fur are a fine touch.

White Tiger
Eh...once again, a cool pet, but nothing all that unique. Something about that gaze...

Signature Siberian Husky
Huzzah, huzzah! A long-anticipated pet finally makes its debut. And a very pretty coat of fur it sports, too!

And, last but not least, the Valentine's Day 2012 pet...

The Eluvant.
 The heart shaped ears are a nice touch.

Kinzville Academy Challenge, Part 3

Challenge 1
Buy an Academy T-Shirt from the KinzStyle Outlet
Visit the Kinzville Academy and attempt any 6 classes with your pet
(You do not have to be successful in these classes for it to count. If you have multiple pets, just finish the 3 classes with one, then do 3 classes with the other.)
Earn 400 points or higher playing Booger Gets An A

Prize: Academy School Binder, 25 KinzCash

Challenge 2

Send Ms. Cowoline a letter or package by KinzPost
Buy any 3 items from the Classroom theme at the W-Shop
Take recess with your pet at the Academy

Prize: Academy Choir Robe, 50 KinzCash

Challenge 3
Challenge 3 Enter your pet in any 3 competitions at the Webkinz Stadium (quick competitions count!)
Achieve 2,000 points or more playing Webkinz Rally in the Arcade
 Successfully complete any medium-level job at the Employment Office

Prize:Kinzville Academy Gym Wallpaper, Kinzville Academy Gym Flooring

Kinectimals Prize Fixed!

The tech team at Ganz has fixed the Kinectimals log-in prize, huzzah! Players logging in today should find a shiny new green ATV to ride around on. Check after the break to see it in action!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Arthur Christmas Gift No. 3

Lots of prizes this month!

Today, Webkinz World players who log into their accounts will find another Arthur Christmas gift. Also, players should receive a Kinectimals prize, but for some reason, they aren't.

Check after the break for the prizes!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Arthur Christmas Log-In Prize

Players who log into Webkinz World today will be pleasantly surprised to find an Arthur Christmas gift in their dock. This gift is a furniture piece, the Hover Sleigh. Check after the break to see what it looks like...

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Kinectimals Promotion in Webkinz World!

Kinectimals are being promoted in Webkinz World through a Video Challenge.
At Webkinz Newz, search for a Kinectimals advertisement. Click on it when you find it, and then answer the questions in the video to win a Kinectimals prize. 
The prizes include Pet Buddies, which actually follow your pet around just like Zumbuddies, animal plushies, and posters and paintings.
This promotion is open to players in the USA only.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Healthy Harvest Challenge Information

Challenge 1: Get growing!
Rise and's time to plant!

  • Purchase the "How To Grow Your Own Food Guidebook" from the W-Shop
  • Plant 5 Growing Gardens Pumpkin Seeds
  • Water 5 Pumpkin plants
Prize: Garden Hose, 25 KinzCash
Challenge 2: Reap the rewards!
Head to the fields and start collecting berries!
  • Feed your pet 2 Jumbleberries from Jumbleberry Fields
  • Feed your pet 1 Pickleberry from Jumbleberry Fields
  • Feed your pet 1 Moonberry from Jumbleberry Fields
Prize: 25 KinzCash, Harvest Time Poster (this is a prize that was last awarded in Fall Fest 2008!)  

Challenge 3: Protect your crop!
Care for your plants to ensure a healthy harvest!

  • Earn a score of 1,000 points or more playing Pumpkin Patch Protector at the Arcade
  • Harvest 10 Farm Fresh crops
  • Feed your pet 3 Farm Fresh foods
Prize: 25 KinzCash, Magic Bean Seeds (an eStore item!) 

Arthur Christmas Gift Boxes Arrive in North American Accounts

Webkinz World players in North America who log onto their accounts today will be pleasantly surprised to find an Arthur Christmas Gift Box waiting for them in their dock. This gift box is labeled "Arthur Christmas Gift Box 1"...does this mean that another one is on the way? We will have to wait and see.

The gift box contains (highlight the red box to find out) a Candy Cane (food), Knitted Sweater (clothes) and Elf Training Kit (decoration).

Friday, November 11, 2011

Guess What? Another Challenge Has Been Added!

This challenge is called the Healthy Harvest Challenge, and will run from November 12 to December 2, 2011.
Unlike previous challenges, you can do this challenge before finishing the Key to Kinzville Quest!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

2 More Challenges Added to Webkinz World

Ganz is really liking these challenges!

These new challenges are the "Deep Sea Explorer" Challenge and the "Overtime" Challenge. Neither of these challenges expire--once you unlock them, you can do them whenever.

The Deep Sea Explorer Challenge is unlocked after you finish the Space Camp Challenge.
The Overtime Challenge is unlocked after you finish the Do Your Dailies Challenge.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Even MORE Challenges!

Ganz has also added the "Do Your Dailies" Challenge in Webkinz World. You must complete the "Teacher's Pet" Challenge first, then the DYD Challenge will appear.
...along with the Space Camp Challenge?

More Wednesday Updates November 9, 2011

Arthur Christmas has come to the Wheel of Wow.
(apparently the title is supposed to be a pun on Father Christmas...a really, really bad pun.)
At least the prizes are neat.

  • Emergency Cracker (furniture)
  • Stealthy Elf Backpack (furniture)
  • Stealthy Elf Goggles (clothes)
  • High Tech Stocking Stuffer (lolwut)
  • Stealthy Elf Communicator (call it what you want, it's a drawing tablet to me)

The second half of the Aquatic Expedition Theme has been released.

The items are:
  • Crustacean's Choice Table--450 KC
  • Deep Sea Bed--1150 KC
  • Deep Sea Side Table--275 KC
  • Ocean Floor Dresser--325 KC
  • Sea Den Chair--225 KC
  • Sea Life Sofa--650 KC

Ganz Adds Space Camp Challenge

Ganz has just announced on Webkinz Newz that there will be a Space Camp Challenge in Webkinz World. This challenge will be unlocked upon completing the Teacher's Pet Challenge, and hints that the challenges will involve exercise and decorating.

Teacher's Pet Challenge Information

Challenge 1

Buy an Academy T-Shirt from the KinzStyle Outlet
Visit the Kinzville Academy and attempt any 6 classes with your pet
(You do not have to be successful in these classes for it to count. If you have multiple pets, just finish the 3 classes with one, then do 3 classes with the other.)
Earn 400 points or higher playing Booger Gets An A

Prize: Academy School Binder, 25 KinzCash

Challenge 2

Send Ms. Cowoline a letter or package by KinzPost
Buy any 3 items from the Classroom theme at the W-Shop
Take recess with your pet at the Academy

Prize: Academy Choir Robe, 50 KinzCash

Wednesday Updates November 9, 2011

A new challenge has been added to Webkinz World.
This challenge works much like the Halloween Challenge in October. This challenge is called the "Teacher's Pet Challenge", and is school themed. I will update with the challenges and their prizes in spoilers as I find them out.
You must finish the Key to Kinzville Challenge before the Teacher's Pet Challenge will appear to you.
Have fun!

Five new Exclusive Items have been added, three have been retired.
These new items seem to have been added with being additional pieces for themes in mind!
  • Ancient Aztec Stone Statue    
  • Classic Car Booth
  • Egyptian Tomb Window
  • Salt Water Aqua Table
  • Snack Cart Stove
The three items that have been retired are:
  •  Ambulance
  • Grandfather Clock
  • Ribbons and Bows Tree
To get an Exclusive prize, you must either exchange a certain amount of Wish Tokens at the Wish Machine for it, or, to get a totally random prize, adopt a new pet.
 Apparently the log-in page has changed, too.
Here, just take a look...
*do do do do doo do do, do do do DO do DO do doo do do*

Poinsettia Lion PSI and PSF Revealed!

Ganz Y U NO post Bubblegumasaurus PSI and PSF

This new pet, the Poinsettia Lion, is the eStore pet for Christmas.We don't know when it will be for sale, but once we do, we'll update this post.
This festive friend comes with a Gingerbread Oven to bake with, and Festive Fruit Cake to eat!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Gelato Parrot PSI and PSF Revealed!

The CandyKinz Pet for December 2011 is the Gelato Parrot! It comes with a Sprawling Candy Plant Centerpiece PSI, and Tropical Fruit Frenzy PSF!
I hereby dub December as Crazy Awesome CandyKinz Month.

Signature Arctic Fox PSI and PSF Revealed!

This new pet comes with a Daring Den Slide and some Frozen Fish and Chips.
What's unfortunate about this little fox is that retailers may only get 2 per store. This has happened in the past with the Hippie Hippo in March, Razzle Dazzle Dog in June, Dodo in September, and, for December, the Patchy Puppy, but this is the first (and hopefully last) time it's happened to a Signature pet.
Also, according to its description on Webkinz Newz, this pet has a "steely blue gaze"...its eyes are clearly brown.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt

Webkinz Newz has just posted a new Treasure Hunt! This is the Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt, and the prize is a Chow Down Duck Figure. The Treasure Hunt runs from November 6 to December 5, 2011.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Sifaka Lemur PSI and PSF Revealed!

Ganz at the last minute decided to change their mind about the Darling Dino, which will be released soon, but not in December. Instead, they're releasing the Sifaka Lemur, which looks like this:
Replacing the Darling Dino as a December 2011plush release, this pet comes with Tall Tree Hideaway and Forest Fruit Salad.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Arctic Polar Bear PSI and PSF Revealed!

This frosty new friend comes with a Peek-A-Boo Pond for playing hide-and-seek, and some Polarberry Punch to drink!
The virtual image isn't quite what I expected, but still, pretty neat! Cool PSI, as well.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Sterling Cheeky Cat PSI and PSF Revealed!

This fine feline comes with a Fun To Run Yarn Ball to get some exercise, and a Tuna Melt Medley for dinner.
It has the original stringy fur. I am loving this cat so much right now.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Patchy Puppy PSI and PSF Revealed!

This pet comes with a Backyard Bubble Maker to play with and a Twisted Fruit Slushy for a treat.
Kind of cute, and a little less whimsy, but if the ears are stuck straight up like a bunny, count me out.

Some Updates

November's CandyKinz pet is the Licorice Fish. 
This pet comes with a Taste Tester Fountain and some Gummy Guppies. Wait, it's a candy fish...that eats candy fish. O-o

Buy one before November 6 to get a Delectable Donut Chair.

The Velvety Elephant, Fox, and Husky are now Adventure Park pets. 
You must have adopted them after November 1 for the quests to work.

Lots of New Contests at Webkinz Newz

There seems to be something going on every day for November at Webkinz Newz!
Here's the calendar...It will be updated as more contests and events show up.
All Month:
Reindeer Contest: The Webkinz Reindeer is December's Pet of the Month, and you can win one during an all-month long contest! Just list the top 10 things you are thankful for a chance to be one of 5 lucky winners of a Reindeer code, just in time for December.
Walrus Treasure Hunt: Complete this Treasure Hunt to win a virtual Pop Groovin' Gorilla figurine. This Treasure Hunt ends on November 30.
November 1: Click-To-Win for the Too Cool Ball Cap; Autumn Owl Contest begins; Adventure Park Peek-A-Newz begins. This Peek-A-Newz works exactly like the Adventure Park Peek-A-Newz that was run in August, only this time, you look for Alex the Tiger and win a Kinz Crew plushie or a poster. The Autumn Owl (picture above) is a new pet that will come to the eStore on November 12. The contest is to design a fall-themed garden.
November 2: No event.
November 3: No event.
November 4: Roberta Click-To-Win, Day 1. The prize is a random piece of Adventure Park clothing, the same clothing given out in the previous Adventure Park Peek-A-Newz. (hopefully that Cloud Dress will be easier to find this time...)
November 5: Find a Spree! ad for a free Spree! roll; deadline for the Pink Treasure Hunt.
November 6: Click-To-Win for the Old School Pants. 
November 7: Roberta Click-To-Win, Day 2; Halloween Theme scheduled to be removed from the W-Shop.
November 8: Click-To-Win for the complete DJ outfit. This is an eStore item that normally costs 3,000 points!
November 9: Roberta Click-To-Win, Day 3.
November 10: Click-To-Win for the Too Cool Ball Cap.
November 11: Autumn Owl Contest deadline; end of the Adventure Park Peek-A-Newz.
November 12: Find a Spree! ad for a free Spree! roll.
November 13: Click-To-Win for the Old School Pants. 
November 14: Roberta Click-To-Win, Day 4.
November 15: No event. 
November 16: Roberta Click-To-Win Day 5, the final day.
November 17: Click-To-Win for the complete DJ outfit.
November 18: No event. 
November 19: Find a Spree! ad for a free Spree! roll.
November 20: No event. 
November 21: Coolest Thing is Everything Rap Video Contest deadline; Click-To-Win for the Too Cool Ball Cap.
November 22: No event.
November 23: Click-To-Win for the Old School Pants.
November 24: Click-To-Win for the Turkey Hat.
November 25: Click-To-Win for the Turkey Hat.
November 26: No event.
November 27: Click-To-Win for the Turkey Hat.
November 28: Click-To-Win for the Turkey Hat.
November 29: Click-To-Win for the complete DJ outfit.
November 30: Deadline for the Walrus Treasure Hunt; deadline for the Reindeer contest.