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A Reign's End

Postby Hammer Britannia » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:02 am

Let's say, hypothetically, you were the dictatorship of a tin-pot nation like Tropico. How you reigned doesn't matter, but what does matter is that you get into some weird and disturbing scandal involving 20 cats, a hooker, and a pelican and so the people demand your immediate resignation out of disgust. Your military, being made up of locals, is disloyal, foreign relations have come to a halt at best, and the people are getting angrier. What exactly would you do in this situation?

Personally, I would just give up and concede. It's obvious my entire nation is against me and will probably kill me if given the chance so I would let the people win. But what say you NSG?
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Postby El-Amin Caliphate » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:06 am

Yeah, I'd just step down. But before I do I'll apologise and reinforce Shari'ah.
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Postby Azlaake » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:09 am

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Postby Christian Confederation » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:11 am

I don't know what I would be doing with this thing since as a dictator I could get any woman I like but in such a situation I would put my most loal aid in power kill them and take power.
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Postby The neo glactic empire » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:13 am

I well take as much money i can and flee
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Postby Andsed » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:52 am

Well first off I want to know what the scandal was. But yeah I would resign. There is no scenario where this goes well for me so I take as much stuff I can resign and flee.
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Postby United Muscovite Nations » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:10 pm

Andsed wrote:Well first off I want to know what the scandal was. But yeah I would resign. There is no scenario where this goes well for me so I take as much stuff I can resign and flee.

You fed 20 kittens to a hungry pelican at one of Silvio Berlusconi's Bunga Bunga parties while doing coke off of a crack whore's stomach.
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Postby The Feylands » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:28 pm

I'll dress up sexy, hold a press conference with some big muscled air force guy and blame it all on American agents. :clap: :lol:

Or some other easy scapegoat.

Then I'll call Xi Jinping and offer him to build a Naval base or an oil well or space store his nuclear waste or whatever.

Could potentially do the reverse, of course, all depending on who's propping me up. :)

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Postby Free Arabian Nation » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:28 pm

I would peacefully resign before retiring to a small tiny shanty house in the middle of nowhere.

Also, wtf kind of scandal involves 20 kittens, a hooker, and a pelican?
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Postby Thermodolia » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:30 pm

Free Arabian Nation wrote:I would peacefully resign before retiring to a small tiny shanty house in the middle of nowhere.

Also, wtf kind of scandal involves 20 kittens, a hooker, and a pelican?

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Andsed wrote:Well first off I want to know what the scandal was. But yeah I would resign. There is no scenario where this goes well for me so I take as much stuff I can resign and flee.

You fed 20 kittens to a hungry pelican at one of Silvio Berlusconi's Bunga Bunga parties while doing coke off of a crack whore's stomach.

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Postby Thermodolia » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:31 pm

I’d probably pull an Assad and attempt to remain in power
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Postby Free Arabian Nation » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:35 pm

Thermodolia wrote:
Free Arabian Nation wrote:I would peacefully resign before retiring to a small tiny shanty house in the middle of nowhere.

Also, wtf kind of scandal involves 20 kittens, a hooker, and a pelican?

United Muscovite Nations wrote:You fed 20 kittens to a hungry pelican at one of Silvio Berlusconi's Bunga Bunga parties while doing coke off of a crack whore's stomach.

This one

Intriguing, but highly disturbing
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Postby Washington Resistance Army » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:38 pm

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Postby An Alan Smithee Nation » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:47 pm

How many dictators step down willingly? I'm struggling to think of any.

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Postby Tropico » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:54 pm

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Postby Ethel mermania » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:55 pm

First of all, what is described will be the national sport of any nation when I am in charge, only a consistent slew of poor performances will get me in trouble with "my people".

Well that and a large mandatory national aerobics program, a healthy population is a happy population, I did say mandatory, I hope.
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Postby Salus Maior » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:57 pm

There's literally no way to win that if the military and the entire populace isn't loyal to you and there's no foreign connections.

So unless you want to get shot in the head, you'd step down. Kind of a very simplistic scenario.
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Postby United Muscovite Nations » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:57 pm

An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:How many dictators step down willingly? I'm struggling to think of any.

Pinochet, Fidel Castro, Mikhail Gorbachev, depending on your view of him, Boris Yeltsin, Suharto, and I think one or two South Korean dictators.
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Postby Rio Cana » Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:24 pm

Kind of off topic but why does the corrupt nation have to be in the tropics. It seems many temperate zone people have this view that any nation located in the tropics is automatically corruption. :o Not nice. Is Australia corrupt since 60% of Australia is located in the tropics. Is Taiwan corrupt, the southern part of Taiwan is in the tropics. Is Singapore corrupt since they are located 100% in the tropics. Is Barbados corrupt since they are located 100% in the tropics.
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Postby The New California Republic » Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:27 pm

Hammer Britannia wrote:Let's say, hypothetically, you were the dictatorship of a tin-pot nation like Tropico. How you reigned doesn't matter, but what does matter is that you get into some weird and disturbing scandal involving 20 cats, a hooker, and a pelican and so the people demand your immediate resignation out of disgust. Your military, being made up of locals, is disloyal, foreign relations have come to a halt at best, and the people are getting angrier. What exactly would you do in this situation?

Personally, I would just give up and concede. It's obvious my entire nation is against me and will probably kill me if given the chance so I would let the people win. But what say you NSG?

Since this is a Tropico-esque scenario that is larger than life, I'd order the secret police to arrest and execute the leading cadres of the rival factions, purge the military of disloyal elements, and get my friends the USSR to intervene if necessary from their military base that I allowed them to station on the island.
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Postby Yusseria » Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:47 pm

Simple. I'd sign over my throne to a foreign leader and ignite my own version of the Hundred Years' War.
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Postby Page » Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:51 pm

Free Arabian Nation wrote:Also, wtf kind of scandal involves 20 kittens, a hooker, and a pelican?


You spraypaint the numbers 1 to 20 on each cat. To each of these numbers you match a sex position. Then you release the pelican in an enclosed room with the 20 cats. The number of the cat who kills the pelican will indicate what position to take with the hooker.
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Postby Chan Island » Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:04 pm

Either fight to the death or grab as much money as I can and flee the country. I'm sure I could sweet talk the Saudis or someone like them to give me a cushy little retirement home.

United Muscovite Nations wrote:
An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:How many dictators step down willingly? I'm struggling to think of any.

Pinochet, Fidel Castro, Mikhail Gorbachev, depending on your view of him, Boris Yeltsin, Suharto, and I think one or two South Korean dictators.


The Tunisian guy did too.
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Postby Page » Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:07 pm

I guess I'd cling to power which would result in a civil war that would rage for years until the American government has me killed, then the victorious opposition who are even worse than me would collapse into infighting and things would get so bad that slaves are sold in open markets, but the US media wouldn't cover that part.
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Postby Felsigberg » Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:08 pm

Of they wanted to kill me, I'd kill myself, mobs don't kill painlessly.

If they wouldn't kill me, I'd take as much cash as I could, and flee to Russia.

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