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Welcome to the rules of owning a giffie-pet!
Please read all the rules carefully and follow instructions accordingly.



Follow the link below to be taken directly to the part of the rules you need :)

#Copyright Notice
Rules on the use of the Giffie art

#Choosing your Pet
Where to start if you're feeling lost

#Giffie-Pet Store Procedure
If you have decided on a pet from the Store

#Giffie-Pet Pound Procedure
If you are rescuing a pet from the Pound

#Taking Care of your Pet
What to do after delivery

#Extra Info
The other stuff that just doesn't fit elsewhere!


Failure to follow these simple instructions
will result in no Giffie-Pet for you :(


   In order to have a pet you must be given one, as they appear in your treasury. These are NOT free gifs to be put up in your bio, photo slots or wiki pages, and any that are seen will be removed by the Guards.

   You may not make banners containing any of the original giffie-pets or alter them in any way without permission from [Bookwyrm]. All work is copyright to the Giffie Artists and is only for use in Elfpack.

   If you have any problems or concerns about pet thieves, or any other violations please report them to the Guards using the button in the member's house, or contact [Bookwyrm] directly.


   Making your choice is an important part of owning a giffie, as you are only allowed one pet to begin with! You may extend your giffie-pet family with Giffie-Pet Slots (max limit of five {5} pets total). See #Extra Info for more info about these. Feel free to browse the Giffie-Pet Store until you find a giffie you like the look of, then follow the procedure so you can take the pet home with you.

   If you want to give a second chance to an abandoned pet, look in the Giffie-Pet Pound. The pets here are ones that have been dropped off by their previous owner, and are looking for a new home. Please note that pounded pets already have a name, and cannot be renamed unless you have won or purchased a Giffie Rename Token. For more about these tokens, see #Extra Info.

   If you want a specific type, take a look in the Normal Pet Storehouse as these are all the types we sometimes get in the store. Then keep a lookout on the Store and the Pound for your desired pet. Please choose wisely, If you don't see a pet up in the store that really catches your eye, wait to see what else comes in stock! Don't fill up the Giffie-Pet Pound while you are trying to decide.

   There are some very special pets you may have seen around. They are the Unique Giffie-Pets, and also rare Exotics... but they are limited and need a special ticket to be bought!

   Once you have chosen and you have followed the rules for requesting the pet, it will be delivered to you as soon as possible. Please do not harass the pet store workers!



<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> To reserve your pet simply message [The Giffie Fairy] with your request, telling it which pet you want and the desired name for the pet.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Do not request a pet that isn't in the store.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> The store will restock occasionally, and new animal species may be added at any time. If there are no pets in-store it means we are due for a restock, but please be patient while this happens.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Do not exceed the max stock of the pet (if it says 10 in stock and 10 names are already in line you will have to chose a different pet or wait until that pet comes back into stock).



<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> To reserve your pet simply add your user name where it says "Adopt Me:" Try reading the Wiki Help pages if you're new to editing wikis.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Pound Giffie-Pets will already have a previous name so you cannot give them a new name unless you have a Giffie Rename Token.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Do not offer (or attempt) to adopt a pet that has already been reserved. If someone else's name is next to a pet, the pet has been claimed. Deleting their name and replacing it with your own will only hurt your chances of owning a giffie-pet in the future.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Please do not offer (or attempt) to adopt a pet if you already have a giffie-pet and do not have another pet slot. We do keep track of these things. ;)

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> If you have a pet already, you can not request a new one until your current one is out of your house. To do this, you must drop your current pet off at the Giffie-Pet Pound.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Please be patient and wait for your pet to arrive. We'll get them to you as quickly as possible. :)

     Dropping Off:

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> The pound is first come, first served, as mentioned above. If you drop off a pet it is fair game for another user to adopt. Do not drop off a pet you may want back!

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> If you drop off a pet at the pound you must wait a period of one month before dropping off another pet. This is to prevent abuse of the restock/pound system.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Add your username to the Giffie-Pet Pound "Drop Offs" list if you wish to disown your pet. Try reading the Wiki Help pages if you're new to editing wikis.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Always add your name to the end of the list, follow the numbered format and keep the page neat.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Please do not harass the Giffie-Pound workers about when your pet will be picked up. They will rescue it as soon as they can!


   Most importantly, be sure to look after your pet. Feed them and play with them as much as they need and you'll have one happy giffie in your house!

   Please Note: To feed and play with your pet, you just need your imagination. ;) Logging into Elfpack often should be sufficient to stop the pet from leaving you. At present, your pet will not actually leave you.

   If you feel you no longer want your adopted pet, go to the Giffie-Pet Pound and do your part in rehoming the unhappy pet!


   The Giffie-Pet Store is undergoing a few changes, so please keep this wiki on watch while things get updated. This section should inform you of any changes that do not directly relate to the subjects above!

Please note that any "Giffie Product" you obtain can be given to a friend at your request, simply send a message to [Bookwyrm] asking your product to be transferred to your friend.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Giffie-Pet Slots: These objects, once obtained, give you an extra slot in your treasury for giffies! You can only have a max of five (5) total giffies at any given time, therefore you can only obtain and use four (4) extra giffie-pet slots.
     How to Obtain:
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Win one from an official contest or competition.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Purchase one with Togs. (Store coming soon)
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Be awarded one for outstanding service to Elfpack.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Giffie Rename Tokens: These objects, once obtained, can be turned in for the opportunity to rename any giffie you own! If you've ever adopted a pet from the pound or have a pet you feel you named poorly and have always wanted to rename them--here's your chance! You can obtain and use as many of these as you like.
     How to Obtain:
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Win one from an official contest or competition.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Purchase one with Togs. (Store coming soon)
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Be awarded one for service to Elfpack.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Unique Pet Tickets: These objects, once obtained, may be turned in for one of the Unique Giffie-Pets! Remember that unless you have an open Giffie-Pet Slot you cannot claim your Unique Pet until one of your current pets has been dropped off at the Giffie-Pet Pound. You may obtain and use as many of these as you like, as long as you have a free slot.
     How to Obtain:
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Trivia gives away a ticket to the winner of the contest.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Giffie-Pet Staff who show exemplary workmanship will be awarded a pet.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Any member who files 100 good, well-written reports will be awarded a pet.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Elfpack Guards are given a unique-ticket for their service to Elfpack.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Many official Elfpack Contests give them away, as well.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Purchase one with Togs. (Store coming soon)

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Exotic Pet Tickets: These objects, once obtained, can be turned in for one of the Exotic Pets that can be found at the Normal Pet Storehouse! Remember that unless you have an open Giffie-Pet Slot you cannot claim your Exotic (or Normal, if you like) Pet until one of your current pets has been dropped off at the Giffie-Pet Pound. You can obtain and use as many of these as you like, as long as you have a free slot.
     How to Obtain:
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Win one from an official contest or competition.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Purchase one with Togs. (Store coming soon)
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Be awarded one for service to Elfpack.

<img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Special Blurb Tokens: These objects, once obtained, can be turned in for the opportunity to modify the blurb beneath your giffie-pet! There is a limit of fifteen (15) words (not including your pet's name and species) to be included in this blurb. You may also receive an extra five (5) words for each additional pet in your treasury. You may also request custom formatting (including colors if you have donor privs). The link to the Giffie-Pet Store is not included in the word limit, and cannot be removed. Once used, you must acquire another token to change your blurb again. You may obstain and use as many of these as you like.
     How to Obtain:
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Win one from an official contest or competition.
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Purchase one with Togs. (Store coming soon)
        <img:stuff/aj/28425/1312066661.png> Be awarded one for service to Elfpack.


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2004-12-19 [*Your Lady Of Sorrows*]: What is a badge slot?

2004-12-19 [pimpinpink]: i don't know

2004-12-20 [mega24]: i do

2004-12-20 [Anvikit]: the Badge slot is a separate uneditable box above your bio.. see [Anvikit] (my name) to see what I am talking about

2004-12-22 [pimpinpink]: ok

2004-12-22 [(L) WANK!]: wth?

2004-12-28 [Fabulous.]: lol ROAR!!!! mwhahahahahahahaha *bord*

2005-01-07 [CooBor]: obviously

2005-01-12 [Solitiaum]: uhm.... can you have more than one pet if you want to adopt one from the pound?

2005-01-12 [Big Brother]: nope. one and only one. no exceptions

2005-01-12 [Big Brother]: trust me i tried

2005-01-14 [chicl3tt]: awww...i want a pet...

2005-01-14 [Big Brother]: well then i guess you'll have to get one.

2005-01-17 [Faeries Of Olde]: Exactly HOW can one be given to you?

2005-01-17 [Big Brother]: you read the instructions sign up and one will be delivered to your house.

2005-01-17 [Fistandantilus]: if you have a griffie pet and you want to give it directly to your friend is that possible when asked by the pet workers to transfer it or, would you just have to put it back and have the friend sign up for it??

2005-01-17 [Big Brother]: i'm not sure......very good question.......i could but i don't know if [Anvikit] allows it.

2005-01-17 [Fistandantilus]: alright then i guess i will wait intill she comments not that i could do this just that encase the prospect would ever arise

2005-01-19 [NewBlood]: can i have a puppy

2005-01-20 [Fistandantilus]: sign up when it come into stock

2005-01-24 [crazey_soldier]: how do i get one !!!!!!!!!!!!!1

2005-01-24 [Big Brother]: try reading the instructions

2005-01-26 [normal69]: i read the stuff on how to get a pet and im still confused

2005-01-26 [Sunrose]: Read again :)

2005-01-26 [Fistandantilus]: look go to edit page then put your name in an open slot under the pet you want if theres like an open #3 or somehthing under whatever just put your name in a link form [normal69] and the name or your pet okay...

2005-01-26 [Fistandantilus]: yeesh i figured that out from reading it

2005-01-26 [Fistandantilus]: oh um hey looks like there are no slots on the normal page there aren't any griffie pets open to be owened or asked for

2005-01-26 [Fistandantilus]: and hey who one with some rule thing i dont get it who got a ticket

2005-01-26 [Anvikit]: *You may go to the wiki page entitled treat for an unusual surprise.

2005-01-26 [Anvikit]: That is listed right in the middle of the rules page. So if one was to truely read it and go to Treat@wiki and leave a message they got a ticket. But it isn't very obvious if you just scroll through it.. Treat

2005-01-26 [Spikéd One]: It was very clever. :)

2005-01-28 [sweetpaws]: I WANT A PET!!!!!

2005-01-28 [RabidSphinx]: then put your name down for one after the restock tonight...

2005-01-28 [ravensky17]: i would love a pet, but can you make one just for me?

2005-01-29 [Fistandantilus]: um no offense but what makes you so special

2005-01-29 [Ajsinnott]: i woued like a pet any will do

2005-02-05 [:+Hell_Kid+:]: i have put my name under a snake and a dog is it possible to have two? and when do it get put in my profile?

2005-02-05 [:+Hell_Kid+:]: ooops i did two i just read the rules =S

2005-02-05 [Big Brother]: yup, only one ^_^

2005-02-05 [Fistandantilus]: hahahaha lol

2005-02-18 [lucius vicnan]: i'll take a snake.

2005-02-27 [miss red-head]: i want a cat , called pussy

2005-03-02 [ShadowSong]: to get a pet... you must go back to the pet-store and put your name and the name of your pet in an open space under the pet of your choice... within the week... your pet will be delivered to your EP house...

2005-03-29 [CHUCK08]: hey can i own a giffie pet

2005-03-29 [CHUCK08]: and if so how long until i get it???

2005-03-29 [Big Brother]: try reading, the comment made just before your first one answers your question

2005-03-31 [Fistandantilus]: wow my god for christs sake,!! does no one read anything at all!!

2005-04-01 [Pua]: i would take that as a no.... it seems like help gets a bit on the repetative side seeing how ppls have to repeat themselves over an over again

2005-04-02 [Fistandantilus]: hell yeah thats why the answers to chucks and hundreds of others are permenently placed at the top so they dont need to be asked somebody just needs to take the time to read before hand ooh what a tragedy...

2005-04-03 [Pua]: i would say its called taking hte easy way out that or being lazy but if you do that in life your probly gonna go no where in it

2005-04-03 [Fistandantilus]: right...loyls oy vey i am tired..

2005-04-10 [sexichelsea09]: i really would like a pet also

2005-04-10 [Big Brother]: then get one

2005-05-09 [Annakin]: Any chance that you'll be making ligers any time soon?~?!~?

2005-05-09 [ShadowSong]: sorry pal... no requests..

2005-05-09 [Big Brother]: i ligers? even if we took requests i don't think that exists

2005-05-11 [Kosumo]: I would like the white rabbit please, for I shall name him...Cookie

2005-05-11 [ShadowSong]: [Kosumo].. please return to the top of this page and read star #4 again please... this is not the place to request a pet..

2005-05-11 [Fre$h to Death]: how do you egt to the pet store ?please anyone tell me ^_^

2005-05-12 [Big Brother]: use the link

2005-05-12 [FireGypsy]: *shakes head*

2005-05-14 [this useris dead]: lol i read it all

2005-05-15 [~*~Miss Bitch~*~]: pets

2005-05-22 [Tigger91090]: It keeps telling me "wrong password" when I try to put my name in please??

2005-05-22 [Big Brother]: if there is a password then you can't do anything to the page, either you in the wrong place or the staff is working on it

2005-06-06 [playboy_bunny18]: how do you get a pet???

2005-06-06 [Big Brother]: by reading

2005-06-06 [playboy_bunny18]: I read everything already!!!

2005-06-06 [Big Brother]: then you should know how to get one

2005-06-07 [Fistandantilus]: (i'll do it...oy vey lols) if you read it you would know that to get one you sign up for one and wait till its given go you see any lists of names for griffie pets suicidal?

2005-06-19 [2hot4u13]: kool

2005-06-22 [Jay Jay ™]: i want 1 of those pet thingys

2005-06-22 [ShadowSong]: then read the directions.. and get one..

2005-06-22 [Melvin Chester Jordatonic]: hey how do i get pets.. i kno it says add my name but where at

2005-06-22 [Big Brother]: hmmm, you think it may be the pet store?

2005-06-22 [Big Brother]: it's clearly stated on the fourth bullet

2005-06-25 [pr!ncess//.]: cud I have acanine if pozible

2005-06-25 [ShadowSong]: hey... READ THE INSTRUCTIONS..

2005-06-26 [Amalaswinta]: I'm sooooo glad it's not just at Toggery that people just can't seem to read ;-)

2005-06-26 [ShadowSong]: lol

2005-06-28 [The Epitaph Of Necrosis, Decase And Zeal]: does any one know how to put up wiki if so plz send me a message on how

2005-06-28 [FireGypsy]: well this isnt really a place to ask that but ill message you how.

2005-06-28 [Aero_Chick08]: May i please have a pet??

2005-06-28 [ShadowSong]: read the directions to get a pet

2005-06-29 [Roch!]: where on earth do you put your name to get a pet. i can't seem to find anywhere to put it!

2005-06-29 [ShadowSong]: if you read the directions.. it's not on this page...

2005-07-02 [Nemisis94]: how do i put my goddang name to get a pet

2005-07-02 [ShadowSong]: SEE THE ABOVE COMMENTS!!

2005-07-03 [pats girl]: i want a puppy!

2005-07-03 [Big Brother]: i want to kill someone right now!

2005-07-03 [FireGypsy]: *hides in a can*

2005-07-03 [Big Brother]: i don't wanna kill you hun! i wanna kill morons

2005-07-04 [beautiful _ darkness]: ok im just gonna double check here so on the giffie-pet store page you edit and put your name by the number 4. and then the name that you want to call the pet

2005-07-04 [Peachirach]: People Battlefield has already told you how to get a giffie pet it is written above and like he said if you still are not sure then go to a wiki help page. Dont just ask for what you want this is time consuming and giffie pets are gifts so unless you are quick you probably won't get exactly what you are after you may have to wait until one you like is free. Poor battlefield he is doing his best for all of us so have some respect and re read the above writing then ask yourself "How do I get a giffie pet?"

2005-07-04 [Big Brother]: ya! poor me!! *crys* lol, [beautiful _ darkness] that is correct cept now number 4 may not be there'se really easy ppl.! pick a freakin pet and put your name there! and get this!!!!! you get to name your pet too! so put it's names beside, hard and confuzing! but at least you read and asked if you were right......................................i have a plan, i will smite morons that comment on this page asking how to get a pet when all you have to do is read!

2005-07-04 [Big Brother]: i made a forum for stupid questions and morons to keep the comments free from it.

2005-07-04 [beautiful _ darkness]: i just wanted to double check because sometimes i can get very easily confused and be wrong im sorry if i caused any trouble

2005-07-04 [Big Brother]: ok, well join <joinforum:195:pets> (Giffie-Pet Chat and Question Area) if you have more questions

2005-07-07 [DUMBASS_420]: how do you get a pet

2005-07-07 [Big Brother]: look on this page, and if your still lost read the previous comment

2005-07-07 [angeleyes17]: i want a pet too

2005-07-07 [rose bush]: plz help me get a giffie pet

2005-07-07 [rose bush]: why is thair no pets ever that i can get

2005-07-07 [Big Brother]: you have to watch the store and wait, there are alot of ppl. that want pets and you have to beat them to what you want

2005-07-08 [~Cerys~Cymraeg~]: i dont mind what animal i havem i wuvels animals ^_^

2005-07-08 [*Suicidal Cupcake*]: i sooooo want a pet and always check but thair r never eney and all my friends can get one but i cant

2005-07-08 [FireGypsy]: well complaining certainly isnt going to get you one. read what [Big Brother] said.

2005-07-08 [Big Brother]: Ya!!! ^_^

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