I played daily up until about 2007 and now I just check in every few years. It's unrecognizable to me, firstly because of the cash shop and dress up functions, but now all the flash functions are dead too. I think they're converting them to html5 but who knows how long that will take.
If you want Neopets but the modern Neopets experience is too broken, try Subeta. It's well programmed and aims to a pg13 audience so you can say words like grape and basement