Though I played Neopets long before RS, I first started cheating in Runescape. In Runescape it mostly started out of not wanting to grind, wanting to be rich (I only ever made like 1mill legit... and that took me forever). Plus I always admired the people who could create these bots. Incidentally this admiration is a big part of why I went into computer science After botting a while, I amassed around 40 mill on my main, but then I got stupidly banned for powermining too long.
I was so pissed off about all the stuff I lost that I made around 10 accounts and botted the hell out of them. I made 200-300 mill in a couple months, realised there was nothing I wanted to buy anyway, and then I traded it all for keys on Team Fortress 2 Traded around on that game for a while and actually made a huge profit.
Anyway, I came back from a Neopets hiatus a few years after quitting, and I was curious if there were still any bots for neopets. Around then is when I found Zombians and eventually you guys
I basically just bot out of laziness and because I genuinely find it fun to cheat in kids games