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NSG Senate Administrators
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

NSG Senate Chamber: Shutdown Dilemma

Postby NSG Senate Administrators » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:35 pm

The NSG Senate
The Worst State of a Republic

〉 An Introduction

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Welcome to the NSG Senate. This is democracy at its worst.


In brief, we are a character-driven and dynamic government simulation roleplay where you will be a politician in the fictional Political Dynamic nation of Galatea, where your actions and the actions of your fellow senators will shape the present and the future of the country, for the better or the worse. Will you choose to be a good and trustworthy representative or will you rise to power through backhanded maneuvers and shady deals? Will you be a crossbencher? A minister? Even a general?
Founded by Denecaep and maintained by chief admin Zurkerx and co-admins Maklohi Vai, Merizoc, and Electrum; our roleplay has existed in several iterations for the past several years, and we are the non-NS political RP.

Where do I get started? 〈
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First off, there's the Senate Lobby, which is our OOC thread where we discuss about everything related to the roleplay, and sometimes even things that aren't. When needed, it also doubles as a thread where we can roleplay character interactions and other events that are RPed to occur in the legislative building's lobby. Then, there's the Coffee Shop, is where we propose bills for peer scrutiny and have lively debates on them. The third and arguably most important thread is the Senate Chamber and the thread you are currently in, where we debate bills right before they come to a vote, and cast our ballots to decide whether a bill passes or fails. The fourth is the National Database, where you create a profile for your in-game characters, places, or organizations and where you'll be bombarded with questions ranging from where you stand on the issues to your pet cat's name. And last but not least, Daily Life in Galatea, where all roleplay that does not happen in the legislative building goes, whether it be a bus ride, a television broadcast or a neo-fascist terrorist attack.

Link Repository 〈
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Senate Lobby
A discussion thread sometimes used for meeting RPs.
Mostly OOC. Sometimes IC.

Senate Coffee Shop
Propose bills and debate others' here.
IC Thread, but Lenient on OOC Chat.

Senate Chamber « You are here.
Where bills are submitted and voted upon.
Strictly In-Character

National Database
Tell us about yourself, your district, your pet goat, etc.
Strictly In-Character

Daily Life in Galatea
Where all non-political roleplay and news go.
Strictly In-Character
〉 Who's Who?
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OOC Administration
Head Admin - Zurkerx
Co-Admins- Maklohi Vai, Merizoc, Electrum
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LOBBY | CHAMBER | COFFEE SHOP | CHARACTER DATABASE | BILL DEPOSITORY (TBA) | DAILY LIFE | JOIN US!
THE TEAM:
Zurkerx, Electrum, Maklohi Vai & Merizoc (Contact these folks, don't TG this account)

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Kamchastkia
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Ex-Nation

Postby Kamchastkia » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:36 pm

Kam senator is cool and sits down

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House of Judah
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Father Knows Best State

Postby House of Judah » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:37 pm

An Alliance for Change senator takes his seat.

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Roosevetania
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Roosevetania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:38 pm

Senator Niccolo Fallaci walks into the chamber with a smile and a box of pizza. He sits down in the crossbenches, saving a spot for Senators Michelakos (Van Hool Islands), Arrighetti (Dormill and Stiura), (Hakons), (Jutsa), and (The Sarian).
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Cis White Male, Leftist Social Democrat, Pacifist, UMC Christian, American Deep South

Economic -6.75/Social -6.51
Pro: Leftism, Progressivism, Free Speech, Nordic Model, Environment, LGBTQ+ Equality, Gun Control, Immigration, Peace, Single-payer Healthcare, Education, Living Minimum Wage
Anti: Conservatism, Donald Trump, Thatcherism/Reaganism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, War, Conscription, Death Penalty, Nationalism/Jingoism, Electoral College, Hate, Bigotry
Senator Niccolo Fallaci, Founder of the Free Democratic Party, The radical centrist party of the Senate.
All my Senate characters

TG me, TGs are cool.

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Ikania
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Founded: Jun 28, 2013
Father Knows Best State

Postby Ikania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:40 pm

[Ike's senator] argues with a security guard.
Lazarene-East Pacifican.
Costa Fierro wrote:hope you get hit by a bus you cancerous piece of shit
Kamchastkia wrote:Piece of fucking shit
Kill yourself
Prussia-Steinbach wrote:You're historically illiterate and a piece of shit human
I am promising you that if I ever get ahold of you, I will cripple or kill you.
New World Oceania wrote:I wish you weren't such a straight up goddamn fucking idiot
go fuck yourself
94 Block wrote:But you can go fuck yourself, ungrateful cunt.
Cameron Romefeller wrote:you knuckle dragging fuckstick from a backwater gcr
Canton Empire wrote:You are a scumbag who deserves a special spot in hell for what you do
Big Bad Badger wrote:Ike, the petulant child act is getting old.

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Galendia
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Galendia » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:10 pm

Marinos enters the chamber with a grin on his face. He walks over to his seat by his colleagues and plops down.
Commonwealth of Galendia
Achievement through Solidarity

Political Compass
Economic Left/Right: -4.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.51
8Values
70.1% Equality: Social
71.8% Peace: Peaceful
66.5% Liberty: Liberal
68.1% Progress: Progressive
Member of the Democratic Party of Galatea - For the many, not the few
Senator Marinos

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Crylante
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Crylante » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:15 pm

Andreios Argyris takes a seat. He is wearing a T-shirt with a slogan saying “#FreeGalatea”.
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Crylante is a neutral liberal social democracy known for chocolate exports, openness towards non-heterosexual orientations and being in a cultural split between Latin-Danish people, Danish people and Finnish people.
English-Irish gay irreligious democratic socialist, environmentalist, feminist and pacifist. Corbyn 2017!
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Van Hool Islands
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Van Hool Islands » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:45 pm

Andrea Michelakos enters the Senate Chamber, spotting Senator Falacci and taking a seat right next to him. She pulls out a cheap ballpoint pen and an A4 sheet of paper after she sits down.

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Roosevetania
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Roosevetania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:47 pm

Van Hool Islands wrote:Andrea Michelakos enters the Senate Chamber, spotting Senator Falacci and taking a seat right next to him. She pulls out a cheap ballpoint pen and an A4 sheet of paper after she sits down.

Niccolo offers Andrea a slice of pizza.
Cis White Male, Leftist Social Democrat, Pacifist, UMC Christian, American Deep South

Economic -6.75/Social -6.51
Pro: Leftism, Progressivism, Free Speech, Nordic Model, Environment, LGBTQ+ Equality, Gun Control, Immigration, Peace, Single-payer Healthcare, Education, Living Minimum Wage
Anti: Conservatism, Donald Trump, Thatcherism/Reaganism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, War, Conscription, Death Penalty, Nationalism/Jingoism, Electoral College, Hate, Bigotry
Senator Niccolo Fallaci, Founder of the Free Democratic Party, The radical centrist party of the Senate.
All my Senate characters

TG me, TGs are cool.

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Galendia
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Founded: Jan 20, 2018
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Galendia » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:48 pm

In passing, Marinos grabs the slice of pizza and eats it before retribution cometh.
Commonwealth of Galendia
Achievement through Solidarity

Political Compass
Economic Left/Right: -4.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.51
8Values
70.1% Equality: Social
71.8% Peace: Peaceful
66.5% Liberty: Liberal
68.1% Progress: Progressive
Member of the Democratic Party of Galatea - For the many, not the few
Senator Marinos

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Van Hool Islands
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Founded: Nov 12, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Van Hool Islands » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:48 pm

Roosevetania wrote:
Van Hool Islands wrote:Andrea Michelakos enters the Senate Chamber, spotting Senator Falacci and taking a seat right next to him. She pulls out a cheap ballpoint pen and an A4 sheet of paper after she sits down.

Niccolo offers Andrea a slice of pizza.

Andrea smiles at Niccolo, taking a slice of pizza from the box, placing it down in front of her on a napkin.

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Roosevetania
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Roosevetania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:49 pm

Galendia wrote:In passing, Marinos grabs the slice of pizza and eats it before retribution cometh.

A parliamentary aide chases Marinos down and stabs him with a pair of scissors until he gives it back.
Cis White Male, Leftist Social Democrat, Pacifist, UMC Christian, American Deep South

Economic -6.75/Social -6.51
Pro: Leftism, Progressivism, Free Speech, Nordic Model, Environment, LGBTQ+ Equality, Gun Control, Immigration, Peace, Single-payer Healthcare, Education, Living Minimum Wage
Anti: Conservatism, Donald Trump, Thatcherism/Reaganism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, War, Conscription, Death Penalty, Nationalism/Jingoism, Electoral College, Hate, Bigotry
Senator Niccolo Fallaci, Founder of the Free Democratic Party, The radical centrist party of the Senate.
All my Senate characters

TG me, TGs are cool.

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Lamaredia
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Lamaredia » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:50 pm

Senator Alexis Gianopoulos walks into the chamber and takes his seat, watching the pizza debacle with a small smile.
Currently representing the Democratic Party of Galatea. For the many, not the few as Senator Alexis Gianopoulos
Political compass
Economic Left/Right: -6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -6.15

Result


Political test = Cosmopolitan Social Democrat
Cosmopolitan – 20%
Communistic - 31%
Anarchistic - 34%
Visionary - 51%
Secular - 72%
Pacifist - 19%
Anthropocentric– 17%

Result


Socio-Economic Ideology = Social Democracy
Social Democracy = 100%
Democratic Socialism = 83%
Anarchism 58%


Result

Economic School
Keynesian: 31
Chicago: 23
Austrian: 23

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This nation only partly represents my real life views. I don't support 100% tax rates obviously, for example.

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Dytarma
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Dytarma » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:50 pm

Alstervaïld Daunen walks into the Senate, and looks around for a seat. He then finds one next to Andreios Argyris and sits next to him asking,
"What does that hash on your shirt mean?"
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Roosevetania
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Postby Roosevetania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:55 pm

Lamaredia wrote:Senator Alexis Gianopoulos walks into the chamber and takes his seat, watching the pizza debacle with a small smile.

Senator Fallaci eyes Senator Gianopoulos suspiciously, preemptively watching out for another pizza bandit.
Cis White Male, Leftist Social Democrat, Pacifist, UMC Christian, American Deep South

Economic -6.75/Social -6.51
Pro: Leftism, Progressivism, Free Speech, Nordic Model, Environment, LGBTQ+ Equality, Gun Control, Immigration, Peace, Single-payer Healthcare, Education, Living Minimum Wage
Anti: Conservatism, Donald Trump, Thatcherism/Reaganism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, War, Conscription, Death Penalty, Nationalism/Jingoism, Electoral College, Hate, Bigotry
Senator Niccolo Fallaci, Founder of the Free Democratic Party, The radical centrist party of the Senate.
All my Senate characters

TG me, TGs are cool.

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Van Hool Islands
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Founded: Nov 12, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Van Hool Islands » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:56 pm

Andrea picks up her ballpoint pen and clicks it to the open position, ready to stab a pizza bandit in the eye.

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Crylante
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Postby Crylante » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:56 pm

“It means that this nation should be a free and democratic nation deriving its authority from the people.” he replied.

Then he followed in his fellow party member’s footsteps and took a slice of pizza.
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English-Irish gay irreligious democratic socialist, environmentalist, feminist and pacifist. Corbyn 2017!
INFP-T/RLUAI Personality.
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Roosevetania
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Postby Roosevetania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:57 pm

Crylante wrote:“It means that this nation should be a free and democratic nation deriving its authority from the people.” he replied.

Then he followed in his fellow party member’s footsteps and took a slice of pizza.

Senator Argryis is apprehended by another parliamentary aide, stabbed in the eye with a pen.
Cis White Male, Leftist Social Democrat, Pacifist, UMC Christian, American Deep South

Economic -6.75/Social -6.51
Pro: Leftism, Progressivism, Free Speech, Nordic Model, Environment, LGBTQ+ Equality, Gun Control, Immigration, Peace, Single-payer Healthcare, Education, Living Minimum Wage
Anti: Conservatism, Donald Trump, Thatcherism/Reaganism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, War, Conscription, Death Penalty, Nationalism/Jingoism, Electoral College, Hate, Bigotry
Senator Niccolo Fallaci, Founder of the Free Democratic Party, The radical centrist party of the Senate.
All my Senate characters

TG me, TGs are cool.

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Dormill and Stiura
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Founded: Sep 19, 2015
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Dormill and Stiura » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:57 pm

Guglielmo enters, catching the eyes of his FDP compatriots before sitting and enjoying a slice of pizza offered by Niccolo.

De Federale Republiek van Deurmel en Stuieren
Le République Fédérale de Dormill et Stuir

The Federal Republic of Dormill and Stiura

In Onze Republiek, Onze Trotsheid; In zijn verdediging zullen we staan
Dans Notre République, notre fierté; Dans sa défense, nous tiendrons
In Our Republic, Our Pride; In its Defense, We Will Stand

Proud Member of The Western Isles

Member of the Free Democratic Party, Idealism Without Illusions.
Senator Guglielmo Arrighetti
Black is English
This Color of Blue is Français
This or this Orange is Nederlands

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Galendia
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Galendia » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:58 pm

Marinos, now with bandages from small scissor cuts on his face, looks at his colleague stealing pizza. Antonis gives a thumbs up.
Commonwealth of Galendia
Achievement through Solidarity

Political Compass
Economic Left/Right: -4.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.51
8Values
70.1% Equality: Social
71.8% Peace: Peaceful
66.5% Liberty: Liberal
68.1% Progress: Progressive
Member of the Democratic Party of Galatea - For the many, not the few
Senator Marinos

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Democratic Socialists

Postby The Miaphysite Church of Coptic Archism » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:14 pm

Lilika Samaras walks down the corridor smiling widely as she admires the architecture of the building. As she enters the chamber proper, she locates her seat among the other Alliance senators and greets them warmly. After she sits down, she pulls a ziploc bag of trail mix out of her pocket, forgoing the tempting but unhealthy pizza in the FDP seats.
Merizoc wrote:archism wtf did i just say you hoe

Member of the Alliance for Change - Look forwards, not backwards

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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Roosevetania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:22 pm

Three FDP aides stage a sit-in in the parliamentary security offices until the pizza-stealing AfC hooligans are arrested.
Cis White Male, Leftist Social Democrat, Pacifist, UMC Christian, American Deep South

Economic -6.75/Social -6.51
Pro: Leftism, Progressivism, Free Speech, Nordic Model, Environment, LGBTQ+ Equality, Gun Control, Immigration, Peace, Single-payer Healthcare, Education, Living Minimum Wage
Anti: Conservatism, Donald Trump, Thatcherism/Reaganism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, War, Conscription, Death Penalty, Nationalism/Jingoism, Electoral College, Hate, Bigotry
Senator Niccolo Fallaci, Founder of the Free Democratic Party, The radical centrist party of the Senate.
All my Senate characters

TG me, TGs are cool.

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Dytarma
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Dytarma » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:25 pm

Alstervaïld Daunen decides to distance himself from the pizza problem near him, and moves over to sit y himself and view the news on his phone.

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Postby Roosevetania » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:27 pm

Dytarma wrote:Alstervaïld Daunen decides to distance himself from the pizza problem near him, and moves over to sit y himself and view the news on his phone.

OOC: Does your senator have a party? I haven't found an app or profile.
Cis White Male, Leftist Social Democrat, Pacifist, UMC Christian, American Deep South

Economic -6.75/Social -6.51
Pro: Leftism, Progressivism, Free Speech, Nordic Model, Environment, LGBTQ+ Equality, Gun Control, Immigration, Peace, Single-payer Healthcare, Education, Living Minimum Wage
Anti: Conservatism, Donald Trump, Thatcherism/Reaganism, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, War, Conscription, Death Penalty, Nationalism/Jingoism, Electoral College, Hate, Bigotry
Senator Niccolo Fallaci, Founder of the Free Democratic Party, The radical centrist party of the Senate.
All my Senate characters

TG me, TGs are cool.

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Dytarma
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Founded: Nov 24, 2015
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Dytarma » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:28 pm

Roosevetania wrote:
Dytarma wrote:Alstervaïld Daunen decides to distance himself from the pizza problem near him, and moves over to sit y himself and view the news on his phone.

OOC: Does your senator have a party? I haven't found an app or profile.

OOC: Wait, there was a thing for this?

Can you give a link for the app so I can make one?
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