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Outer Sparta
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Liberal Democratic Socialists

Postby Outer Sparta » Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:56 pm

Socialist Nordia wrote:The Issue

A recent study by some self-righteous college students revealed that an alarming number of recyclable items are being thrown into the garbage. In order to bring more attention to this issue, a handful of particularly dedicated environmentalists - calling themselves ‘Save Our Trash’ - are camping out in the dumpster behind your home. They claim that they will not leave until the government takes action.

The Debate

“How can people care so little for Mother Earth?” grouses a grouchy, green-haired man named Oscar, who has taken up residence in one of your trash cans. “The government needs to do a hell of a lot more to inform people about the importance of recycling. You should throw everything you’ve got at the problem: public service announcements, sorting classes for the kids, bins in every conceivable place. You could even fine those lazy people who refuse to properly dispose of recyclables.”

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“There’s no reason to punish Nordians when industry bears most of the blame for pollution,” suggests Agatha Delauter while struggling to open a hard plastic stay-fresh shell containing a pre-peeled banana. “By taxing inefficient manufacturers for all of this ridiculously excessive packaging, the government could discourage commercial waste and even make itself some money. Hey, an environmentalist policy that generates revenue - now there’s an idea.”

Accept

“Meh. Is this really such a big deal?” yawns city worker Tom Bond, finishing off his tea in a delicate porcelain cup, before throwing the whole thing into the nearest garbage can. “Being neurotic over trash just makes people unhappy and forces them to feel guilty about shopping. You should actually be encouraging people to throw stuff away without thinking too hard about it - a culture of disposable items drives consumption, which in turn makes for a strong economy. And that’s what matters.”

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Issue by The People's Republic of Socialist Nordia
Edited by Lenyo

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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Drayxaso » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:58 pm

I don't know if you found this already, but it wasn't in the list of issues, so I'm posting it.
A Microchip On Your Shoulder

The Issue

Contactless payment, internet banking and robust consumer credit mechanisms are already making shopping easier than any time in history. However, a technology think tank is proposing that you could stimulate the economy by going one step further, with universal subcutaneous microchips linked to a national Stellarite Identity Database.

The Debate

Stefanie Tenhorn, head of the think tank, is enthusiastic. “No need for wallets or purses any more: just walk out with the goods, and your credit account is updated! Also, you could link medical data, GPS-tracking, biometrics data... the benefits are legion! I mean, we’re not talking a barcode under your left eye or anything mad like that, just an unobtrusive digital implant, anywhere on the body. Oh brave new world, that has such gadgets in it!”

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“We must reject the Stellarite Identity Database!” raves Apu Apollyon, leader of the Drayxaso Resistance Against the Identity Database (D-RAID) campaign group. “In the name of ‘national security’, law-abiding citizens will end up being forced to lose their privacy. The right to use cash and hard currency is vital to protecting our rights to avoid taxat... uh... to avoid Orwellian monitoring!”

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“That’s not enough!” screams conspiracy theorist Jonty Apostle, adjusting his tinfoil hat to keep radio waves out of his brain. “Do you know how many databases there are out there gathering intelligence on us all? Credit reports, search engine histories, e-mail archives, medical records, criminal records, driving licences... All these little revelations, and you still think it’s crazy when I say that we’re always being watched? President Ex, give people back their freedom! Ban government and corporations from tracking our data in any way!”

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“Look, we want to keep tabs on our population, but do we really need to deal with all this outrage?” muses Lucy Fir, a promising junior delegate from the Ministry of Creative Solutions. “Why not secretly implant the microchips while people are still in the birthing vats? Sure, people won’t be able to shop with a chip that they don’t know is there, but in terms of national security and crime prevention, secret surveillance is far more effective than open monitoring.”

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The issue number is 666, which seemed notable. The last option seems to be only available for nations with vat-grown citizens. I don't know if there's other options.
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Neanderthaland wrote:Looks like the DPRK is in need of a new buyer. Someone more aligned to their political philosophy.


Now if only there were someone out there who needed massive amounts of coal. Someone with a cult of personality and a keen interest in surveillance. Someone who sees you when your sleeping. Who knows when you're awake.
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Postby Drasnia » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:30 pm

The Spoiler Thread has been updated. That was a long day's work.
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Postby Trotterdam » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:37 pm

Drayxaso wrote:The issue number is 666, which seemed notable.
Yes, it was drafted in this forum with the specific intention of being #666. It was submitted a while ago but held up in editing until we reached that number.

The author is probably Minoa, though it seems to have been edited significantly. Who's the listed editor?

Drayxaso wrote:The last option seems to be only available for nations with vat-grown citizens.
Funny (and convenient!) that the first person to post it just happened to already qualify for that one :)

Drayxaso wrote:I don't know if there's other options.
I don't think so, based on what I've seen so far. If anything, I think it's more likely the recycling issue has one, if "literally dirty hands" is anything to go by. Nevermind, that's probably #665 option 1.

Could you be a dear and tell me what option you picked on #666 with your nation? It looks like it's option 1, but it's not totally obvious, so I'd like confirmation.
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Postby Drayxaso » Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:12 pm

Yay! I successfully discovered an issue! :lol:
Trotterdam wrote:
Drayxaso wrote:The issue number is 666, which seemed notable.
Yes, it was drafted in this forum with the specific intention of being #666. It was submitted a while ago but held up in editing until we reached that number.

The author is probably Minoa, though it seems to have been edited significantly. Who's the listed editor?

I had assumed it was probably intentional, but didn't remember seeming a contest for it like there was for issue 451.

I don't remember the author (I don't think it was Minoa though), but the editor was Candlewhisper.
Trotterdam wrote:
Drayxaso wrote:The last option seems to be only available for nations with vat-grown citizens.
Funny (and convenient!) that the first person to post it just happened to already qualify for that one :)

The NS stat scientific advancement is used the determine the tech tree of my region, so I generally choose options to provide myself with more scientific advancement. :)
Considering my nation's supposed to be science-obsessed anyway, it makes sense.
Trotterdam wrote:
Drayxaso wrote:I don't know if there's other options.
I don't think so, based on what I've seen so far. If anything, I think it's more likely the recycling issue has one, if "literally dirty hands" is anything to go by.

Could you be a dear and tell me what option you picked on #666 with your nation? It looks like it's option 1, but it's not totally obvious, so I'd like confirmation.

The option I picked was indeed 1.
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Neanderthaland wrote:Looks like the DPRK is in need of a new buyer. Someone more aligned to their political philosophy.


Now if only there were someone out there who needed massive amounts of coal. Someone with a cult of personality and a keen interest in surveillance. Someone who sees you when your sleeping. Who knows when you're awake.
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Minoa » Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:40 am

Drayxaso wrote:I had assumed it was probably intentional, but didn't remember seeming a contest for it like there was for issue 451.

I don't remember the author (I don't think it was Minoa though), but the editor was Candlewhisper.

Hola,

After trawling the archives, I found that there was an semi-formal Issues Contest for #451 in late 2015, which was won by Sierra Lyricalia (see: https://nsindex.net/wiki/NationStates_Issue_No._451).

The contest took place before I event thought about having a go at Issue writing — to take my anger out at all those crazy microchip conspiracy theories.

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Postby Agadin » Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:03 am

I am too lazy to edit the macros, sorry.

#665 In Nomine Ecclesia

The Issue

Troubled by the number of technophobic zealots, book burning fundamentalists, and knife-waving cultists constantly parading through your office, a coalition of concerned churchgoers are trying to remind you that organized religion can do good too.

The Debate

1. “Don’t let the weirdos and extremists color your perception,” pleads faith leader Siko Eliot, dropping a bushel of pamphlets and tracts into your in-tray. “Followers of a major religion help the people of our good nation with a multitude of community outreach programs. We don’t need money, Leader, but it’d set a great example to the people if you personally would head down to one of our shelters once a week to do some hands-on volunteer work, sing a few hymns, serve some soup to the homeless and hungry, that sort of thing. Just think, you could lead Agadin - or indeed all of Forest - into a new age of altruism and charity!”

2. “Let’s not forget the festivals and the songs of praise,” adds Matilda Grossweiner, an enthusiastic community volunteer with an acoustic guitar. “a major religion has always been at the heart of our nation’s identity and culture, and I would say that the music is the route to brighter lives and stronger souls. I suggest you invest in a performance arena where we can all come together in celebration of the Divine. Who knows, it might even attract tourist pilgrims from far away lands.”

3. “Now hear the testimony of a proud son of a major religion,” bellows televangelist Johann Garrison, entering your office through a cloud of laser-filled mist and to a backdrop of deafening music. “The purpose of religion in society is the purpose of salvation. Ask not what a major religion can do for your nation, but what you can do for a major religion. Fund me, and I can broadcast our holy message all across Forest! Donate now, Leader, and save your soul. Praise be! PRAAAAAAISE BE!”

4. “Couldn’t help but overhear,” interrupts Hayley Vana, a retired history teacher apparently on a tour of the building, poking her head through the door of your office, “but if you ask me, the separation of church and state is fundamental to modern government. Taxpayer money should never be given to religions or religious organizations - we must rid you of turbulent priests! After all, have you seen how many of these religious nutters are technophobic zealots, book-burners, or knife wielding cultists?”

Issue by The Ecclesiocracy of Holy Oranz
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Compulsory Consumerist State

Postby New Glubbdubdrib » Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:16 am

#667 One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Recyclable

The Issue

A recent study by some self-righteous college students revealed that an alarming number of recyclable items are being thrown into the garbage. In order to bring more attention to this issue, a handful of particularly dedicated environmentalists - calling themselves ‘Save Our Trash’ - are camping out in the dumpster behind your home. They claim that they will not leave until the government takes action.

The Debate

1. “How can people care so little for Mother Earth?” grouses a grouchy, green-haired man named Oscar, who has taken up residence in one of your trash cans. “The government needs to do a hell of a lot more to inform people about the importance of recycling. You should throw everything you’ve got at the problem: public service announcements, sorting classes for the kids, bins in every conceivable place. You could even fine those lazy people who refuse to properly dispose of recyclables.”

2. “There’s no reason to punish New Glubbdubdribians when industry bears most of the blame for pollution,” suggests Tina Ramirez while struggling to open a hard plastic stay-fresh shell containing a pre-peeled banana. “By taxing inefficient manufacturers for all of this ridiculously excessive packaging, the government could discourage commercial waste and even make itself some money. Hey, an environmentalist policy that generates revenue - now there’s an idea.”

3. “Meh. Is this really such a big deal?” yawns city worker Matilda Frederickson, finishing off his tea in a delicate porcelain cup, before throwing the whole thing into the nearest garbage can. “Being neurotic over trash just makes people unhappy and forces them to feel guilty about shopping. You should actually be encouraging people to throw stuff away without thinking too hard about it - a culture of disposable items drives consumption, which in turn makes for a strong economy. And that’s what matters.”

Issue by The People's Republic of Socialist Nordia
Edited by Lenyo

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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby The United Providences of Perland » Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:52 am

Thanks for updating! I can finally link right to my authored issue!
It's been over two years that Perland has been on Nation States!
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Capitalizt

Postby Candlewhisper Archive » Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:01 pm

Great job, Drasnia!

We are going to be keeping you pretty busy in the next few months, as the editing team is now bigger and more active than it has ever been. Thanks for taking on this difficult task!
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Postby Lenyo » Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:39 am

Candlewhisper Archive wrote:Great job, Drasnia! We are going to be keeping you pretty busy in the next few months, as the editing team is now bigger and more active than it has ever been. Thanks for taking on this difficult task!

Completely agreed. Thanks for keeping the issue list tidy for the NS community, Drasnia
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Postby Tinhampton » Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:38 am

Issue #271 was edited by Lenyo, Fris and Sedge.
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Postby Drasnia » Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:03 pm

Lenyo wrote:
Candlewhisper Archive wrote:Great job, Drasnia! We are going to be keeping you pretty busy in the next few months, as the editing team is now bigger and more active than it has ever been. Thanks for taking on this difficult task!

Completely agreed. Thanks for keeping the issue list tidy for the NS community, Drasnia

Thanks guys :hug:
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Postby Maljaratas » Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:13 am

Just a note, but the last option of 638 still has Maljaratas instead of @@NAME@@ in the code.
647.3 still has Flowers instead of @@CURRENCY@@
Luna Amore wrote:Correction: Oogaboogaland was excised from issue 617.


EDIT: And good job with the spoiler thread :clap:
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Postby Drasnia » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:21 pm

Maljaratas wrote:Just a note, but the last option of 638 still has Maljaratas instead of @@NAME@@ in the code.
647.3 still has Flowers instead of @@CURRENCY@@
Luna Amore wrote:Correction: Oogaboogaland was excised from issue 617.


EDIT: And good job with the spoiler thread :clap:

I will fix it the next time I update with the new batch of issues. Thanks for the report :)
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Postby Maljaratas » Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:26 pm

Drasnia wrote:
Maljaratas wrote:Just a note, but the last option of 638 still has Maljaratas instead of @@NAME@@ in the code.
647.3 still has Flowers instead of @@CURRENCY@@


EDIT: And good job with the spoiler thread :clap:

I will fix it the next time I update with the new batch of issues. Thanks for the report :)

You are welcome.
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Postby Trotterdam » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:08 pm

#668 How To Examine Your Testees

The Issue

At the International Conference of Education, head-teachers and education ministers generally have a drink or ten and get a chance to meet their peers from across the world. The conference happens to be in @@NAME@@ this year and having nothing better to do one night, you decide to attend a mixer. As it happens, the topic of conversation is Standardised Testing...

The Debate

1. Dàguó Education Director Hoo Yu Wan Hia, apparently misunderstanding the nature of the social-mixer, has set up a projector upon a platter of hors d'oeuvres and is currently word-for-word reading off PowerPoint slides. "In Dàguó, standardised tests assess student performance throughout education. Centile-scoring streams the students, gives accurate comparison, and identifies the cream of the crop for industry roles. Next slide, please. This is the foundation of economic success, and also why Dàguó children are so much better at maths and science than the lazy and undisciplined children of your nations. You should adopt the Dàguó system. Any questions?"

2. "Constant testing teaches children only how to pass tests," interjects Antti Markkanen, a progressive head teacher from the socialistic nation of Skandilund, carefully putting down his drink. "Obsession with competition only makes children equate success with dominance. Use carrot and stick methods, and you just get an ass. Pun intended. When children compete, most are taught only that they are losers. Abandon testing, and teach love of knowledge!"

3. "So on the one hand we got rote-learning clones, and on the other, liberal hippies!" spits cowboy-hat wearing Jonnie Wain, interrupting his poker game to literally and metaphorically put his cards on the table. "In the United Federation we got a saying: 'Hey Guvmint! Butt out!'. Let each school be its own business, deciding its own way with no centralized tyranny. Let parents vote with their wallets, and either pick the school they want, or pick no school at all. I was raised on my uncle's farm; I just learned me how to herd steers from the back of a horse. That's real life education!"

4. "Couldn't we be a bit more moderate, try and take something of all three options?" wonders your Education Minister, trying to escape from the trio of foreign educators closing in on her. "Maybe there's a @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ way, with compulsory exam assessments, but not a national test, but a choice of examination boards competing on the free market. And maybe you could have some state schools with part private funding, and some private schools with state regulation, and some structured home schooling involving some time in communal classrooms. That sounds good, doesn't it? Maybe? Possibly?"

Issue by: Candlewhisper Archive
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I don't think any of these names are random.

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Postby Drasnia » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:11 pm

I think you're right.

EDIT Yup, they're all hard-coded.
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Postby Trotterdam » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:39 am

Drayxaso wrote:“Look, we want to keep tabs on our population, but do we really need to deal with all this outrage?” muses Lucy Fir, a promising junior delegate from the Ministry of Creative Solutions. “Why not secretly implant the microchips while people are still in the birthing vats? Sure, people won’t be able to shop with a chip that they don’t know is there, but in terms of national security and crime prevention, secret surveillance is far more effective than open monitoring.”
Trotterdam wrote:
Drayxaso wrote:The last option seems to be only available for nations with vat-grown citizens.
Funny (and convenient!) that the first person to post it just happened to already qualify for that one :)
Turns out #666's last option isn't so exclusive:
4. "Look, we want to keep tabs on our population, but do we really need to deal with all this outrage?" muses Lucy Fir, a promising junior delegate from the Ministry of Creative Solutions. "Why not secretly implant the microchips in newborn babies during routine postnatal checks and in adults during dental work? Sure, people won't be able to shop with a chip that they don't know is there, but in terms of national security and crime prevention, secret surveillance is far more effective than open monitoring."
This is option 4, so the vat version Drayxaso posted is probably option 5.

Also, the names are @@RANDOMFIRSTNAME@@ Tenhorn, @@RANDOMFIRSTNAME@@ Apollyon, Jonty Apostle, and Lucy Fir. (The last two are completely nonrandom. Think "John the Apostle" and "Lucifer".)

I too forgot to check author and editor, since I forgot that they weren't already reported.

Drayxaso wrote:The last option seems to be only available for nations with vat-grown citizens. I don't know if there's other options.
(Which means you should have been able to tell there was another option... There should have been a gap in the source code numbering.)

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Postby Tinhampton » Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:06 pm

Trotterdam wrote:I too forgot to check author and editor, since I forgot that they weren't already reported.

Written by Minoa (I know), edited by CWA (I think).
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666

Postby Australian rePublic » Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:17 pm

The Canberra Times
VOL. 32 NO. 666CITY FINAL
MONDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2017
A Microchip On Your Shoulder

The Issue

Contactless payment, internet banking and robust consumer credit mechanisms are already making shopping easier than any time in history. However, a technology think tank is proposing that you could stimulate the economy by going one step further, with universal subcutaneous microchips linked to a national Australian Identity Database.

The Debate

Samuel Tenhorn, head of the think tank, is enthusiastic. “No need for wallets or purses any more: just walk out with the goods, and your credit account is updated! Also, you could link medical data, GPS-tracking, biometrics data... the benefits are legion! I mean, we’re not talking a barcode under your left eye or anything mad like that, just an unobtrusive digital implant, anywhere on the body. Oh brave new world, that has such gadgets in it!”

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“We must reject the Australian Identity Database!” raves Alexei Apollyon, leader of the Australian Republic Resistance Against the Identity Database (AR-RAID) campaign group. “In the name of ‘national security’, law-abiding citizens will end up being forced to lose their privacy. The right to use cash and hard currency is vital to protecting our rights to avoid taxat... uh... to avoid Orwellian monitoring!”

Accept

“That’s not enough!” screams conspiracy theorist Jonty Apostle, adjusting his tinfoil hat to keep radio waves out of his brain. “Do you know how many databases there are out there gathering intelligence on us all? Credit reports, search engine histories, e-mail archives, medical records, criminal records, driving licences... All these little revelations, and you still think it’s crazy when I say that we’re always being watched? Steven Jot, give people back their freedom! Ban government and corporations from tracking our data in any way!”

Accept

“Look, we want to keep tabs on our population, but do we really need to deal with all this outrage?” muses Lucy Fir, a promising junior delegate from the Ministry of Creative Solutions. “Why not secretly implant the microchips in newborn babies during routine postnatal checks and in adults during dental work? Sure, people won’t be able to shop with a chip that they don’t know is there, but in terms of national security and crime prevention, secret surveillance is far more effective than open monitoring.”

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Postby Drasnia » Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:30 pm

Thanks for the confirmation Aussie.
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Postby Drayxaso » Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:20 pm

Trotterdam wrote:Skandilund

Ooh, is that a new NPC nation I sense? :)
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Drayxaso wrote:The last option seems to be only available for nations with vat-grown citizens. I don't know if there's other options.
(Which means you should have been able to tell there was another option... There should have been a gap in the source code numbering.)

Source code? What is this witchcraft? :p
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"I can't, sir! My knees hurt like hell and my back is cramped in a thousand places. The Klingons might as well put me out of my misery!"

Neanderthaland wrote:Looks like the DPRK is in need of a new buyer. Someone more aligned to their political philosophy.


Now if only there were someone out there who needed massive amounts of coal. Someone with a cult of personality and a keen interest in surveillance. Someone who sees you when your sleeping. Who knows when you're awake.
#679: Space Is Big Enough For The Both Of Us
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The United Providences of Perland
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby The United Providences of Perland » Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:47 am

Damn it AR I wanted to post 666.
It's been over two years that Perland has been on Nation States!
Author of issue 651: Black Days for @@NAME@@
Minister of Foreign Affairs for Ascotera

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Drayxaso
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Drayxaso » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:28 am

The United Providences of Perland wrote:Damn it AR I wanted to post 666.

Technically I did it first. :p
The Great Devourer of All wrote:"Bring the ship about, helmsman! The Klingons are firing on us!"
"I can't, sir! My knees hurt like hell and my back is cramped in a thousand places. The Klingons might as well put me out of my misery!"

Neanderthaland wrote:Looks like the DPRK is in need of a new buyer. Someone more aligned to their political philosophy.


Now if only there were someone out there who needed massive amounts of coal. Someone with a cult of personality and a keen interest in surveillance. Someone who sees you when your sleeping. Who knows when you're awake.
#679: Space Is Big Enough For The Both Of Us
(@.0) Put this in your sig if you support the Borg


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