punpkins in a row

Volume 3 Number 16
October 26 - November 1, 2009

Club Pony Pals News

Dear Pony Pals:

This week everyone wants to know -- why are two metal barrels now in Crandal's barn aisle? There is a good reason.

Quests are coming to Wiggins. But what are "quests?"

One dictionary says that a quest is "a search or pursuit made in order to find or obtain something."

Actually, every day of their life, everyone does some kind of quest.

Someone goes to a store and buys something. They pick up an item in one place. Then they drop it off in another spot.

(Maybe I should tell Pam to pick up the dirty clothes in her room and drop them off at our washing machine as a quest --LOL!)

It may not look like anyone in virtual Wiggins goes on these kinds of daily errands. But it's really quite a busy place. There are always quests happening, from downtown to Crandal's and points in between!

Now it's time for our members to learn how to carry out some of these daily quests and help Wiggins' errands get done.  It could be that the farrier is coming to shoe ponies at Crandal's barn and will need help.  Or maybe Mrs. Crandal needs to have a pal go to a downtown Wiggins market and buy things for her.

Like they always do, our volunteer testers will have the first chance to try our new quests. If you want to be on our testers list, w-mail me and I will add your name.

So, just as soon as our quests are ready, our testers will see their first quest note on my barn bulletin board by where I put my outgoing letters. To see what quest needs to be done, they will click on that note.  For example, a quest may be a simple task, like saddling up a pony and riding along Pony Pal Trail to pick apples for Anna's mom.

No matter what a quest takes, once a member clicks on a quest note to accept it,  that quest's item list will be in a member's saddle bags' inventory. If  they want to know what they need to get, they can click on their saddle bags' note and see a list. How well do our members know Club Pony Pals? Where do members buy milk? Or 40 carrots? Or a weathervane? Can a member buy a particular postcard or must they have it given to them as a gift from another member?

In other news from Wiggins, our deadline for sending in story contest entries is this Saturday, Halloween!

Also, voting for our September Story Contest has ended. Winners are

Under 10 category
winner To Ride or Not to Ride by Horse Lover 101 & Sunny
runnerup The Run Away School Horse by Chedder and Black Mint

Age 11 category
winners (tied) Midnight by niki101 & Mistical Delight
Right Way Wrong
by YouWish & Kiss and Tell
runnerup Elly and the Arabian by tracy & Firelight

Age 12-15 category
winners (tied) The Last Unicorn Part 3 by thesoapgirl3 & Golden Dreamer
Live Love Forget
by HayashiOkami & Dark Steel
runnerup A Foal Called Silver Star by Klusyk & Wonder

Previous Contest Winners Category
winner MABABS and the Three Unicorns part 3 by Moona & Angel, Breanna & Annie, and Britnie & Shadow
runnerup Life of A Filly by microphone & Black Mist

Vote for October Poem Contest #4, Coloring Contest #5 , or download the art for coloring contest #6 here.

Members ask me all the time "how do I earn more bucks?" Anybody who wants a saddle or more Wiggins bucks is missing out if they don't enter one of our contests! Details are below. We always need good cartoons, they should be in black and white.

Our Club changes all the time. If you log in to our game and weird things happen, we suggest that PC users clear their computer's cache.  See the instructions here to learn how.

Several big new coding projects are close to delivery. As soon as we are sure they work, our testers will be getting their special emails that ask them to try a feature first.

Have a fantastic Halloween week!


Jane Crandal

PS Don't forget to check out these member clubs!

Pony Pal Contest Calendar

contest name
deadline for entries
voting starts
winners announced
prize amount (in Wiggins bucks)
Jigsaw puzzle contest
every Friday
in Wiggins Weekly
500 to each winner

Cartoon contest

every Friday
in Wiggins Weekly
500 to each winner
October 16
October 19

November 1

1000 1st place, 500 runners up

Vote for October Poem Contest #4

October 23
October 26
November 9
3000 1st place, 500 runners up

Enter October Story Contest

October 31
teeny pumpkins
November 2
November 13
3000 1st place, 500 runners up
November 13
November 16

November 27

1000 1st place, 500 runners up


Jigsaw Puzzle Contest Winner

lisa11 jigsaw

by lisa11 & Sparky

Winners each get 500 Wiggins bucks. If you want to enter, send your art to the Webmaster@ClubPonyPals.com or mail it to:

Club Pony Pals
16654 Soledad Canyon Road #382
Country, CA 91387

If you want a sticker and bookmark make sure and include a mailing address where we can send it!

Cartoon Caption Contest -- This week's caption winner

emmas cartoon
cartoon by Emma S.

Uh... does this....saddle make my butt look big? By Esrellene & Eloquence

This winning caption's writer got 500 Wiggins bucks.
This runner-up caption wins 100 bucks.

Horse in saddle"hey i just bucked my owner off!"
horse with no saddle"Cool!Show me!"
by judgement & Paint Chapion


Vote for your favorite caption for this cartoon --


by cartoongirl & Belle


Write a caption for this cartoon --

cartoon 3-16

by skipper234 & Acorn

What's your suggestion for a funny caption for this cartoon? Deadline is Friday. Email it to the Webmaster

Look for the entries in the next week's e-newsletter and vote for your favorite.

Winning caption gets 500 bucks, runners-up get 100 W bucks each. Captions should be short.

or draw a cartoon --

We are looking for cartoon artists, too. Draw one and email it to us by Friday.

If it is selected, you can earn 500 Wiggins bucks! Hint -- for this contest, draw your cartoon in black and white. If you want to enter, send your art to the Webmaster@ClubPonyPals.com or mail it to:

Club Pony Pals
16654 Soledad Canyon Road #382
Country, CA 91387

Member art gallery

from Breanna55555 & Annie

branna55555 drawing if annie

OK I know I know, it isn't that good, but it is my first computer drawing! :) Hope you all like it!! W-Mail me on anything I need to improve!!! Breanna55555 & Annie.   


art from microphone & Black Mist

microphone unicorn

microphone jigsaw

rain by microphone



drawing from MissHorseWild & Belle

Miss Hose Wild


from savanna & midnight.

savanna drawing

Dear Pony Pals, Its me again this time i sent you a masterpiece savanna & midnight. He's healthy again it was the second time he got sick (poor thing) but he's back to normal.

savanna second drawing


drawings from Skipper234 & Acorn

skipper 234 drawing

skipper 234 drawing

skipper234 drawing

skipper234 drawing

skipper234 drawing


envelope by lisa11 & Sparky

lisa 11 envelope drawing



from mugushiver & Snow White

mugushiver drawing


Club Pony Pals New Postcard - -Send in your card design today


microphone postcard

Postcard artists now get 200 Wiggins bucks for sending in a postcard. If you want to enter, send your art to the Webmaster@ClubPonyPals.com or mail it to:

Club Pony Pals
16654 Soledad Canyon Road #382
Country, CA 91387 USA



Club Pony Pals Member Photos


misty photo

misty photo


Dear Webmaster, This is my favoriote pony (Snuggles or Hugs & Kisses) EVERYONE at my barn call him my pony becase I love him so much. For Hallween we are being a winning racehorse and jockey. Your Pony Pal's Klusyk & Wonder

klusyk photo


Pictures of Windy from microphone & Black Mist

windy and microphone

windy and microphone


Dear Pony Pals

Send in your photos, stories and drawings for our contests.

e-mail them to Webmaster@ClubPonyPals.comor mail it to:

Club Pony Pals
16654 Soledad Canyon Road #382
Country, CA 91387

If you want a sticker and bookmark make sure and include a mailing address where we can send it!

Please include your user name and pony name in your letter, too.





Top High Scores from last week

"Crandal's Cross Country Course going North"



"Crandal's Cross Country Course going South"




"Main Street Matchup"



Play these math games to earn bucks!
Each week, that week's highest scoring players in addition,
subtraction or multiplication earn 500 Wiggins bucks,
next nine players who have high scores earn 100 bucks each.


"Add Like Mad"




"Subtraction Action"

Play this game and get your name here to earn 100 Wiggins bucks!
Play this game and get your name here to earn 100 Wiggins bucks!


"Multiplication Station"

Willow Rosenburg



Pony Pal Thoughts for the Day

I must make unusual efforts to succeed.
If I fail, no one will say, "She doesn't have what it takes." They will say, "Women don't have what it takes."
Clare Boothe Luce


A woman is like a tea bag.
It's only when she's in hot water that you realize how strong she is.

Attributed to both Eleanor Roosevelt and Carl Sandburg


Whether women are better than men I cannot say -
but I can say they are certainly no worse.

Golda Meir


Women are not the weak, frail little flowers that they are advertised. There has never been anything invented yet, including war, that a man would enter into, that a woman wouldn't, too.
Will Rogers