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Postby Australian rePublic » Thu Mar 24, 2022 1:07 am

Any issues about the legality of mail-order brides? (Or grooms for that matter)?
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Postby Australian rePublic » Thu Mar 24, 2022 4:53 am

Any issues about electric roads?

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Postby Trotterdam » Thu Mar 24, 2022 7:57 am

Australian rePublic wrote:Any issues about the legality of mail-order brides? (Or grooms for that matter)?
#1333 doesn't mention mail-order brides directly, but it does address the kind of situation that tends to motivate them. If you have a different angle, I think you're safe.

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Postby Kiddian States » Thu Mar 24, 2022 5:25 pm

Is there an issue about fairs/parades/festivals?
The low attendance rates of them and how/whether or not to boost those rates
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Postby Outer Sparta » Thu Mar 24, 2022 10:59 pm

Kiddian States wrote:Is there an issue about fairs/parades/festivals?
The low attendance rates of them and how/whether or not to boost those rates

There definitely are, with the most prominent being #581. Parades such as military ones are covered in other issues and festivals are also covered as well.
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Postby Kiddian States » Fri Mar 25, 2022 12:15 pm

What about robotic soldiers or prophets?
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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Sun Mar 27, 2022 6:34 pm

Are there issues about water conservation and rationing during droughts?

What about the legality of physically disciplining children?

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Postby Umbratellus » Sun Mar 27, 2022 7:02 pm

Kiddian States wrote:What about robotic soldiers or prophets?


Prophets: [1]

None specifically about robot soldiers but it is an option in this one.

The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:Are there issues about water conservation and rationing during droughts?

What about the legality of physically disciplining children?

Water rationing: [1] [2]

Corporal Punishment: [1]
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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Sun Mar 27, 2022 7:10 pm

Umbratellus wrote:
Kiddian States wrote:What about robotic soldiers or prophets?


Prophets: [1]

None specifically about robot soldiers but it is an option in this one.

The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:Are there issues about water conservation and rationing during droughts?

What about the legality of physically disciplining children?

Water rationing: [1] [2]

Corporal Punishment: [1]


the links for rationing are the same, so I’m not sure if it’s been done, but I was thinking of an issue about whether or not rationing should be done and alternatives.

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Postby Umbratellus » Sun Mar 27, 2022 7:13 pm

The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:
Umbratellus wrote:
Prophets: [1]

None specifically about robot soldiers but it is an option in this one.


Water rationing: [1] [2]

Corporal Punishment: [1]


the links for rationing are the same, so I’m not sure if it’s been done, but I was thinking of an issue about whether or not rationing should be done and alternatives.


Oops, my apologies, meant to link: viewtopic.php?f=13&t=88#264

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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Sun Mar 27, 2022 7:17 pm

Umbratellus wrote:
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the links for rationing are the same, so I’m not sure if it’s been done, but I was thinking of an issue about whether or not rationing should be done and alternatives.


Oops, my apologies, meant to link: viewtopic.php?f=13&t=88#264


thanks. I was also going to discuss things like desalination, but there might be too much overlap. what exactly is the threshold for something being different enough?
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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Tue Mar 29, 2022 12:15 pm

what about the ethics of programming AIs to have free will? or programming them to have lifespans?

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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Tue Mar 29, 2022 2:20 pm

alright, there have been 26 views on this topic that weren’t me.

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I can’t find any issues about the topic of AI lifespans, but I don’t know what the best way to search the issues is. I guess I’ll start drafting, then.
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Postby SherpDaWerp » Tue Mar 29, 2022 5:52 pm

The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:I don’t know what the best way to search the issues is

See this Handy Guide™

viewtopic.php?p=39460637#p39460637

Keywords to search for your issue could be "AI" (advanced tip: search for " AI " with spaces to avoid matching stuff like "abstain"), "lifespan" or "program" (note that this will also cover "programed" and "programmed"). A non-overlapping problem you might run into is #1241, which asks about AI mortality in terms of the death penalty. You could probably write around that, though, AI lifespan is a fairly interesting issue topic.
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Postby Trotterdam » Tue Mar 29, 2022 5:58 pm

SherpDaWerp wrote:(advanced tip: search for " AI " with spaces to avoid matching stuff like "abstain")
Setting your search to case-sensitive will work even better, since it'll also catch related words like "AIs".

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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Tue Mar 29, 2022 6:48 pm

SherpDaWerp wrote:
The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:I don’t know what the best way to search the issues is

See this Handy Guide™

viewtopic.php?p=39460637#p39460637

Keywords to search for your issue could be "AI" (advanced tip: search for " AI " with spaces to avoid matching stuff like "abstain"), "lifespan" or "program" (note that this will also cover "programed" and "programmed"). A non-overlapping problem you might run into is #1241, which asks about AI mortality in terms of the death penalty. You could probably write around that, though, AI lifespan is a fairly interesting issue topic.


thanks. I can't find much that overlaps, so I'll start writing it now.

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Postby Kiddian States » Mon Apr 04, 2022 5:38 pm

Is there an issue discussing whether or not planting flags counts as claiming land?
Or what about being able to duel in order to claim a position (like challenging a minister for his job)? I know there’s one about dueling, but this could build off it and is a bit different.
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Postby Jutsa » Wed Apr 06, 2022 6:04 am

Regarding your first question, in fairness this is the closest issue we have, although I suspect it'll remain that way given I'm not sure how much more of an issue you can make out of that: https://forum.nationstates.net/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=88&start=50#980

Regarding your second question - uh, actually, that's a good question lol. Dueling for disputes is the gist of dueling, but dueling over more trivial matters... that could be something to work with. :) (Not a guarantee it'll work, but it might ;p)
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Postby Outer Sparta » Wed Apr 06, 2022 4:52 pm

Kiddian States wrote:Is there an issue discussing whether or not planting flags counts as claiming land?
Or what about being able to duel in order to claim a position (like challenging a minister for his job)? I know there’s one about dueling, but this could build off it and is a bit different.

Dueling for trivial matters is trivial and you would have to frame it in a way that makes it worthy of a national issue.
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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Thu Apr 07, 2022 6:28 am

Nation of Quebec wrote:Multiple gaps exist within the issue base. Please consider closing these with good quality issue drafts, which will be prioritised for publication:

No Cents - As per 343, small denomination coins have been withdrawn. One reversal exists at present, but requires you to have another rare policy active. Low priority: An issue that reverses this with non-stringent entry requirements.


is this still open? I’m assuming it isn’t, but I just want to be sure.

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Postby The United Penguin Commonwealth » Thu Apr 07, 2022 7:18 am

What about construction of bridges/tunnels over/under roads for animals?

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Postby Outer Sparta » Thu Apr 07, 2022 7:46 am

The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:What about construction of bridges/tunnels over/under roads for animals?

Wildlife crossings are covered in issue #1290.
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Postby Electrum » Sat Apr 09, 2022 9:08 am

The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:
Nation of Quebec wrote:Multiple gaps exist within the issue base. Please consider closing these with good quality issue drafts, which will be prioritised for publication:

No Cents - As per 343, small denomination coins have been withdrawn. One reversal exists at present, but requires you to have another rare policy active. Low priority: An issue that reverses this with non-stringent entry requirements.


is this still open? I’m assuming it isn’t, but I just want to be sure.


You're right to double check, we have a reversal for that (1478).
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Postby Pogaria » Sat Apr 09, 2022 4:30 pm

Electrum wrote:
The United Penguin Commonwealth wrote:
is this still open? I’m assuming it isn’t, but I just want to be sure.


You're right to double check, we have a reversal for that (1478).

Technically, that's not a reversal issue, so feel free to write one if you would like.
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Postby Electrum » Sat Apr 09, 2022 6:24 pm

Pogaria wrote:
Electrum wrote:
You're right to double check, we have a reversal for that (1478).

Technically, that's not a reversal issue, so feel free to write one if you would like.


Doh! You're right.
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