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by Essu Beti
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:49 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] On Plural Unions
Replies: 34
Views: 837

"When I used a religious argument, it was done personally; the German government is a mostly secular government." “You are representing a government. Your arguments, therefore, are seen as arguments by that government,” says Iksana, who routinely argues against the positions his own gover...
by Essu Beti
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:05 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT]Housing Standards Act [Abandoned]
Replies: 28
Views: 813

((OOC:Everyone please pretend I’ve already logged in to the computer with Essu Beti’s flag file on it and aren’t currently rocking the default flag...)) Iksana lazily raises a hand. “A lot of this really isn’t feasible with the resources currently available on Essu Beti. You try making hurricane-pro...
by Essu Beti
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:11 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] Preventing the Spread of Disease
Replies: 53
Views: 1899

“Ex-fucking-scuse me!” shouts Ambassador Iksana Gayan, a marsupial, freshly returned from a family emergency and thoroughly annoyed at the horseshit that happened in his absence. “I’ll remove some vital organ from your entire delegation, by myself, with nothing more than the pure, white-hot force of...
by Essu Beti
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:46 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Official] GenSec Vacancy
Replies: 92
Views: 5779

Not sure what the numbers for them are off the top of my head, but I’m nominating Araraukar, Tinfect, and Grays Harbor.
by Essu Beti
Sat May 18, 2019 10:28 am
 
Forum: Forum 7
Topic: How YN Soldiers feel about fighting the AN Soldiers
Replies: 5524
Views: 129949

"I don't understand why they decided to attack us - suffice to say, it was a massacre. They came in on what looked like civilian speedboats, and were pulverized near-instantly by our navy. I'm hearing scattered reports of our troops engaging some sort of civilian militia, but am uncertain wher...
by Essu Beti
Sat May 18, 2019 10:14 am
 
Forum: Forum 7
Topic: How YN Soldiers feel about fighting the AN Soldiers
Replies: 5524
Views: 129949

"Why do some people think tanks will work in the jungle?" -- General Marie-Louise Castro-Stalina “Eyyy tropics buddies! Have fun with the swamp! Especially the crocs. They’re so playful, and nice, and not at all likely to rip your leg off and swallow it whole. If you step one armed foot o...
by Essu Beti
Sat May 18, 2019 9:48 am
 
Forum: Forum 7
Topic: How YN Soldiers feel about fighting the AN Soldiers
Replies: 5524
Views: 129949

“Look, all we have to do is hold them off long enough to move the entire population of the island into WAHQ. Try to lure them into the high-croc population zones. Strike under cover of dark. Dump sewage between them and us, give ‘em some nasty infections. Just don’t get in a straight fight because t...
by Essu Beti
Thu May 16, 2019 6:14 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [PASSED] Reducing Food Waste
Replies: 115
Views: 6709

“Do other countries really have so much food to go around that the farmers throw it away instead of selling it?” asked Muru before Inan could shut him up. “If so, rest assured that Essu Beti will happily take the horrors of ugly or very slightly spoiled food off of your hands.”
by Essu Beti
Sat May 11, 2019 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Moderation
Topic: [Report] "Move, Merge, Gravedig, or Lock" MegaThread
Replies: 4525
Views: 210374

Got someone in the GA trying the “new thread per draft” thing. Merge these threads please?

Original: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=464304

Duplicate: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=464353
by Essu Beti
Sat May 11, 2019 5:23 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: General Assembly Q&A
Replies: 3164
Views: 304737

I’m considering writing up an animal rights proposal based specifically on the banning of blood sports such as dog fights, bear baiting, and whatnot (with other bits added so people can’t just go “it’s guard dog training, not entertainment! It’s a sheer coincidence that we have betting and a massive...
by Essu Beti
Sat May 11, 2019 8:54 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Illegal GA Proposals 2nd edition
Replies: 3261
Views: 174256

Repeal: “Preventing Species Extinction” A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation. Category: Repeal Resolution: GA#465 Proposed by: United Great Islands General Assembly Resolution #465 “Preventing Species Extinction” (Category: Environmental; Industry Affected: All Businesses - Stro...
by Essu Beti
Sun May 05, 2019 6:27 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Illegal GA Proposals 2nd edition
Replies: 3261
Views: 174256

Animal Wellness Act A resolution to reduce income inequality and increase basic welfare. Category: Social Justice Strength: Mild Proposed by: Sheins What is it? The Animal Wellness Act, or AWA for short, is a proposal that plans to add more voluntary shelters and veterinary offices to treat strays ...
by Essu Beti
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:44 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Illegal GA Proposals 2nd edition
Replies: 3261
Views: 174256

Stop Deforestation In Rainforests A resolution to increase the quality of the world's environment, at the expense of industry. Category: Environmental Industry Affected: Logging Proposed by: Franco-Belguim Defining 'Rainforests' as forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rai...
by Essu Beti
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:12 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [Draft] Banning Discrimination in Religious Organisations
Replies: 222
Views: 7695

“Against,” says Inan, who is still filling in for Iksana. “In all three religions of the Fraternal religion family, priests must be either samar, of the Azosk tribe, or both. It can’t be anything different.” Finally, if this resolution passes so be it. The Federation has legal safeguards to prevent ...
by Essu Beti
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:06 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: Illegal GA Proposals 2nd edition
Replies: 3261
Views: 174256

The Holiday Of The Purge A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights. Category: Civil Rights Strength: Strong Proposed by: Northern Scandovio Seeing that the world can be a much dangerous place I have set forth an idea to stop crime right in its tracks. The World Assembly; The Annual P...
by Essu Beti
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Turning on Red in YN
Replies: 30
Views: 846

Essu Beti does not yet have a functional road system or stoplights. If it did, however, the “red light” would instead be an “X-shaped light” because the majority of the population is red-green colorblind. But ultimately, the answer is “yes” and also “who follows stoplights anyway?” because the car c...
by Essu Beti
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:45 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT]National Firearm Safety Act
Replies: 86
Views: 2667

“A significant proportion of the citizens of Essu Beti rely on hunting,” says Inan. “Whether that be directly for food, or to defend livestock and people from encroaching crocodiles. This resolution would have drastic negative effects on our people. Against.”
by Essu Beti
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:04 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] Welfare of Wartime Orphans
Replies: 82
Views: 6221

"I must concur with Ambassador Gayan. If we can safely assume that all caretakers involved are properly examined for any characteristics or histories that would introduce danger to the children they are to take care of, then there is no value in mandating separate quarters for caretakers and c...
by Essu Beti
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:46 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DRAFT] Welfare of Wartime Orphans
Replies: 82
Views: 6221

"I had thought it would be intuitively obvious for most nations not to allow pedophiles to participate in these programs, and saw no need to regulate such." "Then why have the clause requiring us to isolate children to a separate part of the house?" asks Inan. "If there are...
by Essu Beti
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:29 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [DEFEATED] Treatment of the Deceased
Replies: 249
Views: 16549

This reached quorum, but then: 4 hours ago: The General Assembly proposal "Treatment of the Deceased" [Fecaw] failed to achieve quorum. Someone probably withdrew their approval. Or got raided- that happened a little bit ago, raiders targeting approving delegates specifically to troll the ...
by Essu Beti
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:23 pm
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [REMOVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 313

((OOC: Why on Earth did you delete everything?))
by Essu Beti
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:08 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [REMOVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 313

((OOC: It would help if you were to respond in-thread to what we are saying, both in and out of character. Then we can respond in turn and have a meaningful back-and-forth, and things go much more smoothly. Similarly, when you edit your proposal, please put the new draft into the first post of the t...
by Essu Beti
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:28 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [REMOVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 313

“Actually here, let me take it from the top,” begins Inan. The World Assembly, Acknowledging the steps already taken to improve the environment, Recognizing that the environment still is very polluted, “This has little to nothing to do with global warming. You should probably consider reworking your...
by Essu Beti
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:01 am
 
Forum: General Assembly
Topic: [REMOVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 313

(OOC: While it’s good that you’re drafting it first instead of immediately submitting it like too many people do, it would be better if you were to post your proposal here on the forum. Can you do that please?)) Inan flips over a flash card and studies it for a moment. “Why is your proposal more foc...
by Essu Beti
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:03 pm
 
Forum: Moderation
Topic: [Report] "Move, Merge, Gravedig, or Lock" MegaThread
Replies: 4525
Views: 210374

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