Unreleased Avatars vs. AIM Buddy Icons:
This page contains unreleased avatars. These are images that are listed on the neopets image server as being avatars. But they have not been activated, this means that there is no possible way to get the avatars on this page.
The unreleased avatars might look the same as AIM Buddy Icons, but if you look at the URL of the image, you can see that the images on this page are most definitely avatars. You can view the URL by right clicking on the image and going to properties. For example:
||This is a buddy icon, if you look at the url you will see the following:
In this url you see the word buddy. This shows that the image is an AIM Buddy Icon.
||This is an unreleased avatar, if you look at the url you will see the following:
In this url you see the words neoboards and avatars. This shows that the image is an unreleased avatar.
Unreleased Avatars compared to similar released avatars:
The following unreleased avatars look very similar to avatars that have been released. It is most likely that the unreleased avatar is the first version, and the released avatar is the second - improved - version of the first one. These avatars aren't very likely to ever get released in the future, as similar avatars have come out already.
Unreleased avatars with no comparison:
The following avatars are also unreleased, but there are no avatars that have been released that look like them. These avatars might be released in the future, they might be editted into an improved better version, or they may not be released at all.
TNT A Splode avatar:
The following avatar is used by theneopetsteam, an account owned by neopets. This avatar has not been released for regular users to get.