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Voxija
Envoy
 
Posts: 277
Founded: Jan 17, 2019
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Voxija » Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:26 am

Moral Dilemmas
Will an average citizen kill one person to save five? Maybe, but after agonizing for a long long time.
- If no, will they do it if they were making someone else kill them? Probably, after some agonizing.
Will they sacrifice themselves to save 2 others? Yes.
If they had to kill one of two people, and one is begging to be killed to save the other, which will they kill? The one that is begging to die.
If an endangered animal was about to kill a citizen, would they kill the animal? Most likely.
- If no, what if a person of high authority was getting attacked? That doesn't matter.
- if yes, what if the animal was an endling? No.
If a person who saved 2 lives before was trying to kill someone, would they allow it? No.
- If yes, what if they only saved one persons? n/a
- If no, how many people would they have to save beforehand to get allowance? Even if the potential murder had prevented omnicide, a Voxijan would still call the police/intervene in some other way.
IC pretitle: The Republic of Voxija (pronounced: Voshiya)
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my politics are confused and muddled
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I think that by now I've created more lore for my nation than most real-world nations have.
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Diarcesia
Ambassador
 
Posts: 1836
Founded: Aug 21, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Diarcesia » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:41 pm

Does your country have a WMD program ? No
If so, can you explain some of its history:
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Vallermoore
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Posts: 4098
Founded: Mar 27, 2011
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Vallermoore » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:36 am

City Watch & Sheriffs
Is there a civilian police force, or is law enforcement the province of the military? The Military has it's own military police but only has jurisdiction over civilians in a national emergency.
Is the police force a nationalized one, or are there multiple regional forces? There is the Royal Vallermoorian Police. at a national level.
How militant or vigilante are they? Are they usually or ever armed?:
It depends on the situation and the crime committed. If something serious happens, or if one of their own is killed, hurt, or seriously threatened, they come down hard, but most officers know not to be unpleasant most of the time. They have batons, handcuffs, tazers, pistols and, for emergencies against heavily armed criminals, AK 47s.
What is the extent of their authority? Can they shoot you? Can they use magic? Can they torture or otherwise force a confession? Can they use telepathy?:

They can shoot someone who has a gun and is shooting at them or others or refuses to put the gun down, and the same with other kinds of weapons. They can tazer/baton someone who is violent and resisting arrest. Torture and forcing confessions is banned as that tends to cause wrongful confessions, and telepathy is not OK as evidence in court. Sapient ponies can use the magic from their horns to hold things/suspects.
Are there individuals or groups who are above the law? De jure-only the Queen of Vallermoore, with the exception of one very strange old law, and diplomats (who if they start committing serious crimes can be booted out of the country.) De facto-Clever One (who is our President) and certain Mafia bosses who are careful when it comes to crimes.
Is there a secret police?: No
What is the role of police informants, if any?: They are got for tipping off police about when robberies are to take place, although they rarely testify directly.

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The Cosmic Mainframe
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Posts: 47
Founded: Jan 26, 2020
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby The Cosmic Mainframe » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:40 am

Population of your nation: 97 trillion
Land area of your nation: 8200 star systems
Population Density of your nation: Average population by star system is about 12 billion
Population and name of your largest city: 112C.0015.0004.0000 "Myrius" - population 5 billion
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Donate your computing devices or they will be taken by force.
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UPDATES (timeprefix 095E/earth-year 3244): International Relations Subsystem reports massive increase in trade with other planets, with military resources being increasingly diverted to existing wars | Official statement decries rampant robophobia in the Outer Systems | Papal Mainframe planet Oraskaa captured in most important victory in years


No NS stats, at least for now. This nation does not represent my real views, and if you actually support enslaving people to use their minds as computer power, I question your sanity.

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Yeremania
Bureaucrat
 
Posts: 58
Founded: Dec 04, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Yeremania » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:11 pm

Is the grading scale the same throughout your nation? Pretty much. It’s similar in each state.
If so, what is the grading scale in schools throughout your nation?
96-100: A+; distinction
90-95: A; excellent
86-89: A-; Great
80-85: B+; Very Good
76-79: B; Good
70-75: B-; Quite Good
66-69: C+; Above Average
60-65: C; Average
56-59: C-; Below Average
50-55: D; Marginally Passing
45-49: D-; Unsatisfactory, Needs Improvement
0-44: F; Failed, Needs to retake the course entirely



If not, then what are the different grading scales used in your nation?
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Montevento
Secretary
 
Posts: 35
Founded: Jul 12, 2019
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Montevento » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:43 pm

Is the grading scale the same throughout your nation? Yes.
If so, what is the grading scale in schools throughout your nation?

Montevento uses different grade systems according to the grade of a student.

Primary School (Basic education, from ages 6 to 12)
Primary school grading is based on letters and small phrases:

E - Eccezionale (Outstanding): Awarded only to very distinguished works (100%)
EC - Eccellente (Excellent): Denotes an almost excellent job, with few errors (90% - 100%)
MB - Molto Bene (Very Good): Denotes the student has more than enough knowledge to pass (70% - 80%)
B - Bene (Good): Denotes an the student has enough knowledge to pass (60% - 70%)
A - Accettabile (Acceptable): Barely enough to pass, needs to improve (50% - 60%)
D - Deficiente (Deficient): Not enough to pass (<50%)

Secondary School (Intermediate education, from ages 13 to 18)
Secondary school switches to a numeric scale with a word:

12 - Eccezionale (Outstanding): 95% - 100%
11 - Eccellente (Excellent): 90% - 95%
10 - Ottimo lavoro (Very good job): 85% - 90%
9 - Ottimo lavoro (Very good job): 80% - 85%
8 - Ottimo lavoro (Very good job): 75% - 80%
7 - Bene (Good): 70% - 75%
6 - Accettabile (Acceptable): 60% - 70%
5 to 0- Deficiente (Deficient): <60%

Universities and all tertiary education
Universities use the same numeric scale as secondary schools, but have different percentages. A letter scale is also used.

12 - EEE: 98% - 100%
11 - EEMB: 96% - 98%
10 - EMBMB: 93% - 96%
9 - MBMBMB: 90% - 93%
8 - MBMBB: 86% - 90%
7 - MBBB: 82% - 86%
6 - BBB: 77% - 82%
5 - BBA: 72% - 77%
4 - BAA: 66% - 72%
3 - AAA: 60% - 66% -MINIMUM NEEDED TO PASS-
2 - AAD: 45% - 60%
1 - ADD: 25% - 45%
0 - DDD: 0% - 25%


If not, then what are the different grading scales used in your nation? -

SERENISSIMA REPUBBLICA DI MONTEVENTO
An Italian colony in South America formed after the Thornton Expedition of 1608


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Legolannd
Bureaucrat
 
Posts: 52
Founded: Nov 29, 2019
Corporate Bordello

Does your nation use a Congress, Parliament or Council?

Postby Legolannd » Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:36 am

Do you use a Congress, Parliament or Council?

Legolannd uses a Congress with a Senate and House.

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Gandoor
Powerbroker
 
Posts: 9060
Founded: Sep 23, 2008
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Gandoor » Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:06 pm

Legolannd wrote:Do you use a Congress, Parliament or Council?

Legolannd uses a Congress with a Senate and House.

None of the three?

While Gandoor is a parliamentary republic, the legislature is a unicameral one known as the Forum.
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Pulsroth
Lobbyist
 
Posts: 17
Founded: Oct 07, 2013
Moralistic Democracy

Postby Pulsroth » Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:12 pm

Legolannd wrote:Do you use a Congress, Parliament or Council?

Legolannd uses a Congress with a Senate and House.


As a former British colony, Pulsroth uses a Westminster style parliamentary system. The upper house is called the Noble's Committee and the lower house is the Parêmata, which means parliament.

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Johns Rock
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Posts: 2
Founded: Jan 27, 2020
New York Times Democracy

Postby Johns Rock » Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:52 pm

Coffee and Tea culture in YN
Nation name: Johns Rock
Is coffee or tea more popular in YN?: Tea

Coffee
How popular is coffee in YN?: It is not
How often is it drunk, and at what time of day?: At night, and in the morning
How is coffee usually prepared in YN?:
Who is coffee most popular amongst?: Late-night workers, and tourist
Is YN a producer of coffee?: No

Tea
How popular is tea in YN?: Tea is ubiquitous
How often is it drunk, and at what time of day?: During, after and/or between meals
How is tea usually prepared in YN?: Using tea bags, or with a tea "sock".
Who is tea most popular amongst?: The living
Is YN a producer of tea?: No


Does your nation have an official language(s)? Yes
If so, what language(s) are recognized as official? English
Does your nation recognize any languages other than the official one(s)? Yes
If so, what language(s) are also recognized? Sign Language
Does your nation attempt to regulate their official language(s) in any form? No
If not, are you a member of a language academy relating to your nation's language(s)? No, there is no such thing for the english language
Does your nation attempt to promote the usage of the official language(s), if so, how? No
Are there special exceptions granted regarding your nation's usage policy towards its official language(s)? No


Is the grading scale the same throughout your nation? Yes
If so, what is the grading scale in schools throughout your nation?

O
DMCSUMN


O
Outstanding
"The rare performance that far exceeds the highest level within the standard." (Very rare grade) Points: 5.5
100%<

D
Distinction
An excellent or flawless performance that reaches the highest possible standard Points: 5

M
Merit
A good performance that exceeds the expected standard Points: 4
70-89%
C
Credit
A sound performance that meets the expected standard
Points: 3 55-69%

S
Satisfactory
A decent performance that barely reaches the expected standard Points: 2.5
50%-55%

U
Unsatisfactory
A performance that does not meet the expected standard
Points: 2
30-49%

M
Most Unsatisfacory/Mediocre
A poor performance far below the expected standard.
Points: 1
1-29%

NG
Not Graded
For no performance, or invalid performance, i.e. unfair behaviour, absence, or causing major calamity.
Points: 0
0%

Alternatively:

P
Pass
Covers marks O, D, M, C, S

F
Fail
Covers marks U, M, N

If not, then what are the different grading scales used in your nation?



What type of electrical outlets does your nation use?

For general purposes the 15 ampere three-hole socket used, this is also known as type M or BS 546-15a.
Wikipedia Exhibted examples IEC info

Light bulbs are connected with the so-called bayonet sockets.
[url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayonet_mount
]Wikipedia[/url]

Dedicated low-power sockets can found in bathrooms, equivalent to the "type A" / NEMA 5-15 sockets internationally.
IEC info page


What calendar does your nation use? The gregorian calendar
What date format(s) does your nation use? day/month/year
What is today's [IC] date for your nation? the 9th of February, 2020
What clock(s) does your nation use? The 12 hour clock,
Does your nation use a different clock format when speaking VS in writing? A.M. and P.M. is usually not
How are times written in your nation? Give an example
Sat., 11.21 p.m. 09/02/2020
Are there any other important things to know about your nation's methods of date and time notation?

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Champagne Socialist Sharifistan
Spokesperson
 
Posts: 164
Founded: Dec 08, 2019
Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Champagne Socialist Sharifistan » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:40 am

Citizenship Survey
How can you become a citizen of YN? (tick all that apply)
[X] Jus soli
[X] Jus sanguinis
[X] Naturalisation
[X] Other (describe): military service
How many people are citizens of YN?:
Can you renounce citizenship?: yes.
If so, how?: signing a waiver.
Does YN recognise dual citizenship?: yes.
How many citizens of YN hold dual citizenship?:20% of citizens.
How many countries can citizens of YN travel to without a visa prior to arrival?: 1(Afghanistan)
What colour are passports of YN?: Green
Do YN's citizens carry a national ID card?: no.
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Great Nortend
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Posts: 1201
Founded: Jul 08, 2017
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Great Nortend » Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:54 am

Is the grading scale the same throughout your nation? No
If so, what is the grading scale in schools throughout your nation?
If not, then what are the different grading scales used in your nation?
The scale used in the Grammatical Examinations uses the letters O, E, G, A, P and S, commonly known as the ŒGAPS scale (pronounced 'ee-gaps'). The letters stand for 'Outstanding' (95%), 'Excellent' (90%), 'Good' (80%), 'Acceptable' (65%), 'Passing' (50%) and 'Substandard' (sub 50%). Some schools use OEGAPF where F stands for Failing, although this is not common.

For the Matriculation Examinations, letters are not used, and instead the phrases improbatur (not approved), rite approbatur (duly approved) and cum laude approbatur (approved with praise) are used. Being rite approbatur does not guarantee one a place at university, however, and one must 'appeal' to a college to admit one.

In university, students graduate solely in the basis of examinations. Degrees are awarded rite (duly), cum laude (with praise), cum magna laude (with great praise) (only at the University of Rhise) and cum summa laude (with the highest praise). There is no strict numerical rule for such classes, and much depends on the judgment of individual examiners, deans, regent masters, dons and professours.
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Chinosity
Civilian
 
Posts: 1
Founded: Feb 10, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Chinosity

Postby Chinosity » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:55 pm

We drive in the middle of the road.

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Aplexiana
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Posts: 21
Founded: Dec 28, 2019
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Aplexiana » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:11 pm

Grading systems are not used. Who cares about what some stuffy old teacher thinks about how smart you are? If you don't like their answer, you can just go and kill them in an alley.
Close your eyes for a second. Open them. Good. Sometimes I just feel like sleeping in my sleep. Today is a great day. It is St. Somebody’s day but you don’t know whose it is. Neither do I. When I am hungry, I eat food. WOW

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Vallermoore
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Posts: 4098
Founded: Mar 27, 2011
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Vallermoore » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:22 pm

Are the citizens of your nation allowed to keep and bear arms, or any weapons?

Ordinary citizens when outside the cities and towns or when in their own homes, cars and businesses can legally carry guns up to the AK 47 level. In towns and cities it is more complicated. Most of them most of the time ban guns from being openly carried in the streets with the following exceptions.

-For police officers and on duty military.
-When one is just entering or just leaving a town.
-When one has just brought a gun and is going home with it.
-For properly licensed bodyguards.
-In a very few cases, for those who were offered witness protection but preferred a license to carry guns instead.
On Halloween, open gun carrying in town is encouraged to deal with the yearly Zombie Effect.

Certain places ban guns entirely-National Parks for all except rangers, schools and universities for all except teachers, prisons for all but guards, police stations for all but police, courts for all but judges and court bailiffs, airports for all but police.

Non firearms such as swords can be carried in most places.

On the other hand, grenades, RPGs, bombs and the like, along with pepper spray, is only allowed for the Military, and tazers are for police only.

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Civitas Libertad
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Posts: 11
Founded: Feb 11, 2020
Capitalizt

Postby Civitas Libertad » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:22 am

Mode of Production Survey
Does the state (or lack thereof) officially describe itself as communist, socialist, capitalist, or other?: capitalist

Is this descriptor accurate : yes.

Does your nation's economy operate on a market system with private property?
Yes.
Are economic and political concerns considered separate matters?
Yes.
Does your nation operate on a barter economy?
Sort of but gold is bartered more as a commodity than as a resource.
Is the state dedicated to defending capitalism?
Yes.
Does the state wish to spread capitalism beyond its own borders?
No.
Does the state own any public industry, and if so, does it operate under the same market mechanisms as private property?:
No.

Is the political system controlled by the bourgeoisie, a bureaucracy, democratic representatives, a monarch, or other group or individual?:
Largely by the bourgeoisie however there is an element of democracy.

Is the nation generally described as anti-socialist or anti-capitalist?
Anti-socialist
Please place an X in all boxes that describe your nation's interpretation of capitalism.
[]State Capitalism
[]Social Democracy
[X]Laissez-faire
[]Corporatism
[X]Liberal
-[]Social Liberal
-[X]Classical Liberal
-[]Market Liberal
[]Anarchist Capitalism
[X]Minarchism
[]Monarchism
[]Fascism
A libertarian, Greco-Roman inspired nation that does not represent my views.

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Civitas Libertad
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Founded: Feb 11, 2020
Capitalizt

Postby Civitas Libertad » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:32 am

Citizenship Survey
How can you become a citizen of YN? (tick all that apply)
[X] Jus soli
[] Jus sanguinis
[X] Naturalisation
[X] Other (describe): being the child of a person of people serving overseas for diplomatic, merchantile or military purposes for our nation,
Buying citizenship from another citizen who then becomes a foreign national or stateless.

How many people are citizens of YN?:
2,995,000
Can you renounce citizenship?:
Yes.
If so, how?:
By publicly or in writing expressing your wish to do so.
Does YN recognise dual citizenship?:
No.
How many citizens of YN hold dual citizenship?:
None.
How many countries can citizens of YN travel to without a visa prior to arrival?:
None.
What colour are passports of YN?:
Yellow.
Do YN's citizens carry a national ID card?:
No.its considered against civil liberties.
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A libertarian, Greco-Roman inspired nation that does not represent my views.

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Pashtunistani Tribes
Political Columnist
 
Posts: 5
Founded: Feb 11, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Pashtunistani Tribes » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:11 pm

[quote="Old Northwest";p="34920630"][code]Is the majority population indigenous to your nation?

yes
Are they proud of their heritage?
Yes.
Has there been a history of their oppression or removal from their land?
Not removal from their land,
Attempted oppressors were mostly driven back.
Have they ever conquered or colonized other nation's indigenous populations?
Not yet.
Overall, how much does your people's indigenous heritage affect them, politics, and the nation in general?:
Pashtun identity is the soul of the nation.

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Pashtunistani Tribes
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Founded: Feb 11, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Pashtunistani Tribes » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:20 pm

]Is the Millitary as institution viewed positively or negatively by the public(and which groups view it positively/negatively):
Positively.
Are officers viewed positively or negatively:
Extremely positively.
What qualities are officers viewed as having
Natural leadership, loyalty, piety, duty, genius-level intellect, generosity, honour, class,
Nerves of steel.
Are soldiers viewed positively or negatively?
Very positively.
What qualities are soldiers viewed as having?
Youth, bravery, honour, loyalty and duty.
How does the Milltary influence society?
It’s code of honour has a military basis.
How does society influence the Millitary?
It’s code of honour has an Islamic basis.
Are there any festivals linked to the Millitary:
Ashura.

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Steampunk Britain and Ireland
Political Columnist
 
Posts: 3
Founded: Feb 12, 2020
Conservative Democracy

Postby Steampunk Britain and Ireland » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:33 am

Is the Millitary as institution viewed positively or negatively by the public(and which groups view it positively/negatively): yes.

Are officers viewed positively or negatively:
Extremely positively.
What qualities are officers viewed as having
Bravery, intelligence, cultural sophistication, patriotism, honour.
Are soldiers viewed positively or negatively?
Mixed.
They are viewed positively as brave men prepared to die for their country but negatively as drunken and lower class.
What qualities are soldiers viewed as having?

Bravery, honour, physical strength, patriotism, recklessness, obedience.
How does the Milltary influence society?
By holding the empire together and providing employment for the younger sons of nobles and the adventurous sons of the proletariat.

How does society influence the Military?
The social class system influences military ranks and the military code of conduct is based on Christianity and protective paternalism towards women but also racism.
Are there any festivals linked to the Millitary[/quote]

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Bala Mantre
Attaché
 
Posts: 70
Founded: Apr 11, 2019
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Bala Mantre » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:17 pm

Id say that It would be easy for me to choose killing one to save many

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Britannia Maior
Secretary
 
Posts: 35
Founded: Jan 24, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Indigenous Population of the New Britannian State

Postby Britannia Maior » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:00 am

Is the majority population indigenous to your nation?
    Yes. The Britannian people (English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, Manx, Cornish) are all native to the British Isles.
If yes:
Are they proud of their heritage?
    The majority of Britons are indeed proud of their heritage and background.
Has there been a history of their oppression or removal from their land?
    Unfortunately yes. Over the past millennium English rulers and leaders have committed genocides, forced displacement and wars on the other cultures of the Isles, something modern Britons disown or look down upon to.
Have they ever conquered or colonized other nation's indigenous populations?
    Many, many nations have been subjugated, colonised or outright eradicated by British colonialism in the past. The United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and other polities came about as a result of British colonisation.
Overall, how much does your people's indigenous heritage affect them, politics, and the nation in general?
    Significantly but not to an absurd sense. Pan-British nationalism remains a powerful ideology in the political arena and has been partially taken up by the ruling party.
New Britannian State
Nova Britannicā Cīvitās

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Britannia Maior
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Founded: Jan 24, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Tea & Coffee Culture in the New Britannian State

Postby Britannia Maior » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:30 am

Coffee and Tea culture in YN
Nation name:
    Official: New Britannian State; common: Britannia
Is coffee or tea more popular in YN?:
    Tea is vastly more commonly drank than coffee, though a sizeable amount of the population prefer coffee over tea.

Coffee
How popular is coffee in YN?:
    It is popular, drunken over tea by perhaps 20-30% of the general population.
How often is it drunk, and at what time of day?:
    Most often in the mornings and midday by mostly working class people.
How is coffee usually prepared in YN?:
    That is unknown, but it is likely somewhat strongish with a dash of sugar.
Who is coffee most popular amongst?:
    The working class, frequent travellers, immigrants and people who work very long shifts.
Is YN a producer of coffee?:
    No, it is not though there are one or two brands of coffee made by Britannian subsidiaries abroad.

Tea
How popular is tea in YN?:
    Tea is very, very popular and is usually considered a quintessentially Britannian beverage.
How often is it drunk, and at what time of day?:
    Throughout the day but mostly in the mornings as a builder’s tea, with lighter and green teas drank later in the day.
How is tea usually prepared in YN?:
    Unknown, but it is guessed that builder’s tea is the most common by number of cups brewed in comparison to green teas.
Who is tea most popular amongst?:
    All levels of Britannian society, especially in southern England and among the middle and upper classes. The royal family almost solely drinks tea over coffee.
Is YN a producer of tea?:
    Yes. There are many, many domestic brands of tea made in the country.
New Britannian State
Nova Britannicā Cīvitās

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Jirena
Secretary
 
Posts: 26
Founded: Oct 26, 2018
New York Times Democracy

Postby Jirena » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:01 pm

Leader's Full Name: Heath Eduerd Barron
Leader's Full Title: President of the Progressive Republic of Jirena
Leader's Spouse: Victoria Constance Barron
Children: James Johan Barron, Sarah Barron
Languages Spoken: English
Fluent: English
Conversational: English
Enough to Get Point Across: English
Hobbies: Golfing, Chess, Reading, Sodoku, Smiling

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Nacrad
Secretary
 
Posts: 36
Founded: Jan 16, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Nacrad » Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:15 am

What music does your leader generally listen to? Pop punk
Does your leader play an instrument? Yes
If he/she does play an instrument, then which one? Drum set, guitar
If he/she does play an instrument, is your leader particularly skilled at it? Yes

Anything noteworthy related to your leader and music: During his university days, he used to play as drummer in a band.

Driving side: Right
Total roads: 358,000 km
· Paved(%): 70%
· Unpaved(%): 30%
Maximum speed: 120 km/h
Average condition of roads: Good
Amount of vehicles registered: 23,000,000

How can you become a citizen of YN? (tick all that apply)
[x] Jus soli
[x] Jus sanguinis
[x] Naturalisation
[] Other (describe):
How many people are citizens of YN? Approx. 70 million
Can you renounce citizenship? No
If so, how? N/A
Does YN recognise dual citizenship? yes
How many citizens of YN hold dual citizenship? There is no relevant data
How many countries can citizens of YN travel to without a visa prior to arrival? 250
What colour are passports of YN? Dark blue, hue 0x00001F
Do YN's citizens carry a national ID card?Yes

Do schools in this country mandate a uniform or dress code? In general, yes
Similarly, do universities mandate a uniform or dress code? No, but it is expected that students show up in presentable clothes
What kind of uniform or dress code is considered normal or standard at state schools? In state schools, a uniform is usually enforced.
For boys, a button-up shirt with long trousers, and black leather shoes, along with a black leather belt worn around the waist, preferably polished and ironed.
For girls, a short dress, and a cloth belt worn around the waist, or a button-up shirt, a short skirt with a black leather belt around the waist. Both styles require the student to wear either black stockings or black long socks that go up to the knees, and black leather shoes, preferably polished and ironed, though girls may elect to wear boys-styled uniform if the weather is cold.
For physical education, a round-collared shirt is worn with black tracksuit bottoms or shorts, and white sneakers.
Jumpers are invariably dark blue, and blazers may be black, gray, or dark blue.
Do girls and boys have different uniforms or dress codes in state schools? Yes, as stated above, girls usually wear skirts or dresses instead of trousers.
Are hats, bags and accessories a part of the uniform or dress code in state schools? Some schools require a pin featuring the school badge to be worn
Are hair, facial hair, hair products, tattoos, makeup or jewellery controlled in state schools? Yes, any visible tattoos are banned, as with most pieces of jewellery. Boys are expected to have short hair, not covering their eyebrows, ears or neck, and to be clean-shaven. Girls are expected to have hair not covering their eyebrows, if the hair is so long as to cover the neck, the hair must be tied into a bun or a ponytail using a black, white or dark blue rubber band or hair clips, if the hair does not cover the neck, she is free to not tie her hair up. If a student so chooses, they may apply light makeup, but it is highly discouraged.
Is the standard different in private or independent schools, if they exist? Yes, these schools are free to set their own rules on uniforms.

What calendar does your nation use? Gregorian calendar
What date format(s) does your nation use? dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss
What is today's [IC] date for your nation? 16 February 2020; 16/02/2020
What clock(s) does your nation use?Most citizens prefer 24-hour clock
Does your nation use a different clock format when speaking VS in writing?Usually, no.
How are times written in your nation? Give an example 16/02/2020 16:10:30, spoken form: sixteen(th) February Twenty-twenty (or two thousand and twenty), time sixteen-ten-thirty.

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