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by Orange-Bourgogne
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:29 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Democracy and Freedom Index
Replies: 224
Views: 7436

ELECTIONS How was the head of state and the head of government (or other chief national authority) selected? The Head of State was selected by hereditary right. Upon the abdication of his father, the incumbent (His Majesty King Henry of Orange-Bourgogne), took over the "office" of Sovereig...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Fri May 31, 2019 12:06 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: American English or British English?
Replies: 171
Views: 3289

[British] English; as the rest are mistakes.
by Orange-Bourgogne
Sun May 26, 2019 8:27 am
 
Forum: Forum 7
Topic: AN's Best Factbook / Dispatch
Replies: 623
Views: 9912

Ivelboria wrote:
Ignis States wrote:
https://bit.ly/2WQy2sV

I just love how comprehensive and well structured the overview page is. You have my vote of confidence.

https://www.nationstates.net/nation=ign ... id=1158047


This one.
by Orange-Bourgogne
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:43 am
 
Forum: Got Issues?
Topic: [DRAFT] Habeus Corpses
Replies: 15
Views: 444

Law & Order Weekend At Bernies **BUM BUM** Seriously, though, perhaps the Violetists might be the one's proposing posthumous trial. Something along the lines of the Cadaver Synod , if Violetism is compatible in some way. I'd think it ordinarily difficult to see a nominally secular government go...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:45 am
 
Forum: Got Issues?
Topic: [DRAFT] Habeus Corpses
Replies: 15
Views: 444

Candlewhisper Archive wrote:Nice topic.

Have you any idea what smell that would bring with it?!


:lol:


I'm glad you liked the joke. I tried not to make it too serious. :)
by Orange-Bourgogne
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:19 am
 
Forum: Got Issues?
Topic: [DRAFT] Habeus Corpses
Replies: 15
Views: 444

OOC; If the law allows confiscation of convicted traitors' estates, as has been the case in some RL nations, then that potentially gives the authorities an extra reason for post-mortem prosecution... An interesting aspect, I admit. Yet on the other hand there are also legal systems who consider the...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:07 am
 
Forum: Got Issues?
Topic: [DRAFT] Habeus Corpses
Replies: 15
Views: 444

[DRAFT] Habeus Corpses

My first draft issue. Critique is welcome. :D Habeus Corpses The Prosecution Office accuses @@RANDOMNAME@@ of treason. The only problem is that the suspect died two years ago. Requirements: Must have a judicial system. @@RANDOMNAMEFEMALE@@, the defence barrister, claims that her client can by no mea...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:11 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Monarchs Heir
Replies: 148
Views: 5060

His Royal Highness Edmund Richard William George of Orange-Bourgogne, Prince of Anglia, Duke of Nassau, Duke of Somerset, Earl of Northumbria, Baron of Leyden, Knight Companion of the Most Noble and Fidel Order of the Kingfisher, etc. Shortly known as HRH Prince Edmund, Duke of Nassau and Somerset
by Orange-Bourgogne
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:04 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Your strangest hobbies?
Replies: 211
Views: 3310

Heraldry - the science that focusses on armorial bearings, which are also -but unfortunately incorrectly- known as "coats-of-arms".
by Orange-Bourgogne
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:15 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: F&NI General Help Thread
Replies: 265
Views: 22157

You should make your dispatches attractive . This can be done in a variety of ways. Perhaps you could use some images, or tables, to make things easier to look at into details. For examples, see these which I created: https://www.nationstates.net/page=dispatch/id=1094194 https://www.nationstates.net...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:19 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: YN's Admistrative Divisions
Replies: 94
Views: 3112

The Kingdom of Orange-Bourgogne has several administrative levels and numerous forms of divisions. The Kingdom is made up of several Realms, which historically were the sovereign states of which our monarch was the monarch of at those times. These Realms are, in order of seniority: 1) the Kingdom of...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Mon May 21, 2018 5:48 am
 
Forum: Forum 7
Topic: Word association game
Replies: 9048
Views: 94927

Letters Patent.
by Orange-Bourgogne
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:33 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: The International Gazette
Replies: 56
Views: 2100

https://i.imgur.com/WSc8ZmJ.jpg The Orange-Bourgognian Gazette EXTRAORDINARY SUPPLEMENT STATE NOTICES The Privy Council The Privy Council does hereby give notice that His Majesty King Henry appointed to His Cabinet, the following persons: Miss Nichola Pankhurst MP - in the capacity as Prime Ministe...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:35 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Honorifics in YN.
Replies: 20
Views: 941

Majesty, His/Her/Your The style of "Majesty" is reserved for the Sovereign of Orange-Bourgogne and, if that be a male, his Queen Consort. The Sovereign is differently addressed in various parts of the United Kingdom. For example, in the Province of England, he is addressed "His Majes...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:05 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Constitutional Rights in YN
Replies: 259
Views: 6151

Does your nation's constitution and/or current law protect the following human rights? First of all, the United Kingdom of Orange-Bourgogne does not have a written constitution, nor did it ever have one. It does, however, have an Act on Privileges. The term 'privileges' must be distinctly interpret...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:30 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Highest ranking woman in YN?
Replies: 248
Views: 5390

According to the Order of Precedence within Orange-Bourgogne , the consort to the Sovereign takes precedency immediately next to him. This would make Her Majesty Claudia, Queen Consort of Orange-Bourgogne the highest ranking woman. However, Her Majesty is not a citizen of our nation. In fact, she is...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:00 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: The Big Book of Capital Punishment
Replies: 266
Views: 8543

A. GENERAL 1. Full nation name: The United Kingdom of Orange-Bourgogne 2. Type of government: Constitutional monarchy 3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply: [X] Common law [] Civil law [] Socialist law [] Religious law [] Other: 4. Does capital punishment exist in law? Yes, but the la...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:48 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: YN's Parliament/Legislature (Survey)
Replies: 181
Views: 6021

What's the name of YN's legislature? Parliament has numerous names. Formally, it is known as "His Majesty's Consilium Magnum", though it is also known as (The Houses of) Parliament, the Great Council, etc. Bicameral, unicameral, or more houses than two? Parliament is bicameral. Names of t...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Sun May 21, 2017 1:36 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Privacy In Your Nation
Replies: 168
Views: 4457

Does your nation have a governent?: Yes it does. Do your laws recognize, either by law or legal precedent, a right to privacy?: Yes, the - unwritten - constitutional law, as well as several other laws and signed treaties affirm that within Orange-Bourgogne , each subject and foreign attendees have ...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:56 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Manners and etiquette in YN
Replies: 298
Views: 8133

Basics Is your nation considered "socially conservative"? Indeed it is. Which of these behaviours are acceptable in public? (Mark [o] for acceptable and [x] for unacceptable) [X] Breastfeeding [X] Burping [X] Displays of affection [X] Dressing provocatively [O] Eating [X] Intoxication [X]...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:01 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: What is your favourite accent?
Replies: 109
Views: 1591

Upper class English, like the accent of The Honourable Jacob Rees-Mogg MP. Don't ask me why, I just love it...
by Orange-Bourgogne
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:35 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Terror Attack in Ankara, Turkey
Replies: 63
Views: 1505

Latest update:

28 deaths and 61 injured.
by Orange-Bourgogne
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:13 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Terror Attack in Ankara, Turkey
Replies: 63
Views: 1505

Update on the numbers:

BBC sais that there are now 18 confirmed deaths and more than 40 people wounded.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35599323
by Orange-Bourgogne
Thu Jan 21, 2016 1:54 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Regnum Anglia [OOC and Sign-ups][Region]
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Application form of Regnum Anglia NationStates name: Orange-Bourgogne Character name: Edmund of Orange-Bourgogne Gender: Male Age: 33 Appearance: [spoiler=Click me!] https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/27/George_Osborne_0437.jpg/160px-George_Osborne_0437.jpg [/spoiler] Party: Con...
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