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Tiberia Maritima
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Founded: Jul 04, 2020
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What are stereotypes about YN?

Postby Tiberia Maritima » Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:35 am

Whether your nation's denizens find them insulting or wear them as a badge of honor, what are some generalizations made about your nation and its people? We all traffic in stereotypes in some form or another (hopefully not to be bigoted!), and knowing what others say about YN is always useful, even if they aren't really true.

Tiberia Maritima is noted for its religiosity, and has deep historical connections to the early histories of the Abrahamic faiths. It holds no official religion, but stereotypically any Tiberian is likely to be 1) Muslim, Christian, or Jewish and 2) quite personally devout. This does not, in fact, suggest conservative views on society and culture; the opposite holds true. Through arduous political struggle and the creation of a (relatively) recent socialist society, Tiberia also has tightly integrated religious and ethnic communities as the local political bodies that make up the country have made it a priority to reconcile the differences therein. Because of this process of integration, Tiberians are also seen as pacifistic because of the memories of trauma and violent struggle; for those who have negative opinions of the country, this is usually generalized as cowardice or docility.

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Republica Federal de Catalunya
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Founded: Nov 21, 2011
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Postby Republica Federal de Catalunya » Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:45 am

Workaholics, traders, stingy people, trigger happy people, independent minded and with little sense of humor.

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Celestial Provinces
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Posts: 160
Founded: Jun 13, 2019
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Celestial Provinces » Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:12 pm

That we're imperialists, although Celestians don’t mind. Because as far as their concerned, Celestia and it’s allies are not imperialist.
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Toin
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Posts: 579
Founded: Dec 05, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Toin » Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:24 pm

The greatest consensus appears to be we're pacifists and environmentalist hippies. The former is definitely true, but the latter mostly depends on the region and the person.
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Reformist Croatia
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Founded: Oct 08, 2020
Right-wing Utopia

Postby Reformist Croatia » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:28 pm

The most apparent stereotype is that we simply are a bunch of raging alcoholics. Even worse than the Irish Stereotype. Nothing of note more to be said
The Republic Of Reformist Croatia

Živjela Hrvatska Republika!

Population: 800.65 Million Croats
Armed Personnel: 394.6 Million abled Croats
Capital City: Dubrovnik
Leading Party: Conservative Party
Official Religion: Catholicism


I don't use NS stats

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Andocara
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Posts: 270
Founded: Aug 07, 2018
New York Times Democracy

Postby Andocara » Sat Oct 10, 2020 1:52 am

Relaxed, creative, unconventional people. Similar to people from the Western U.S, but more agreeable. People from West Andocara are more entrepreneurial, are very sophisticated, left brained and likely not affiliated with a religion. People from East Andocara are more nature connected, health conscious, esoteric, earthy, and mellow. People from Victoria are the most eccentric people in North America, they are also very classy in how they dress, formal, and often well educated. People outside of Andocara often jokingly refer to Andocara as “The lost American state with left hand traffic.” Due to it having very similar and identical cultural traits of the United States.
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Ko-oren
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Founded: Nov 26, 2010
Democratic Socialists

Postby Ko-oren » Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:08 am

Competitive and cunning, inclusive and well-educated, who value the natural world.
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Haremm
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Posts: 109
Founded: Jul 16, 2018
Democratic Socialists

Postby Haremm » Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:06 pm

Peaceniks (due to the pacifist nature), a bunch of religious nutjobs, smartasses, carefree, very hospitable and inclusive, and tree-huggers.
A lot of it isn't true though, Haremmians advocate for peace but won't avoid war if necessary (self-defence). Even though a majority belongs to a religion, Haremmians (not the conservatives) tend to be open for new ideas and respect/tolerance for other beliefs. An example is legalizing same-sex marriage in the nation. As for being smartasses, Haremmians tend to speak more often about their thoughts and ideas due to the the nation's curriculum of having a student-centred approach towards education. Essentially, every Haremmian is a smartass in the country but they don't take it personally or as an offense.



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New Goldman
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Founded: Jul 27, 2020
Capitalizt

Postby New Goldman » Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:09 pm

We're usually Militarists, Warmongers, sometimes Pacifists, Atheists and Gamblers.
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Railroad Crossing
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Posts: 39
Founded: Apr 20, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Railroad Crossing » Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:11 pm

we are all trains
Railroad Crossing
Definitely not Treciene's first-ever account
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Dunferm
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Posts: 31
Founded: Nov 03, 2019
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Dunferm » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:25 am

Dunfermians are seen as people who don't care about anything.
Adeste fideles laeti triumphantes,
Venite, venite in Bethlehem.
Natum videte regem angelorum.

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Greater Kamilistan
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Posts: 580
Founded: Jun 29, 2020
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Postby Greater Kamilistan » Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:04 am

An unstable nation , drives alot of russian used cars , party maniac , Revolution..... , Relax as hell , Nationalist , road dont have traffic light , bad drivers , street racers.. , traffic can turn into Vietnam India like in crowded cities , Alcoholics... , Islmaist but allowed to drink Alcohol... , Land of Black Markets and Corruption..
The Revolution Islamic Republic of Greater Kamilistan

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Loungdako
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Posts: 16
Founded: Aug 01, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Loungdako » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:57 am

According to stereotypes about Loungdako, we are buck-toothed, bespectacled, slant-eyed, humorless workaholics who are absurdly thin but eat too much and are all annoying geniuses for some reasons

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The South Appalachian Region
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Founded: Oct 17, 2020
Anarchy

Postby The South Appalachian Region » Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:28 am

Positive: Hardworking, resiliant, rugged, nature loving
Neutral: Religious
Negative: Backward, inbred, kinda racist, drink too much

"Hillbilly" was once an offensive term but some Appalachians are trying to turn it around and make it positive.
In reality, racism isn't at all as big as outsiders think it is, larger cities are actually very tolerant and some areas have substantial Black, or Native populations. Also, most of us are not inbred. People who say we're racist inbreds are just ignorant and have never actually visited us!

We do like our booze though. And guns. Again, not as extreme as people think, but there's truth to it!
Some of our nation is pretty rural, but we see it as something to be prideful of, not ashamed of. Other countries especially in North America might see us as underdeveloped.
Political compass:
Economic Left/Right: 5.0
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -3.23

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Welcome to the United States of South Appalachia
An independent early-1980s era American South, centering around the Appalachian cultural region.
Pro: Capitalism, privacy, freedom, Southern Pride, Libertarianism, gay marriage, Marijuana legalization, sex work legalisation, right to bear arms.
Anti: Communism, authoritarianism, government surveillance, censorship,
illegal immigration, SJWs, Sharia Law

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Post-modern Pakistan
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Founded: Apr 21, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Post-modern Pakistan » Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:38 pm

Pakistanis are stereotyped positively as hard-working and family-orientated but also negatively as terrorists, misogynists, rapists, paedophiles and such.

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The Order of the Sovereign Heavens
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Founded: Oct 19, 2020
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby The Order of the Sovereign Heavens » Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:48 am

There are a number of stereotypes about various parts of the Order's society and the wider culture of the lands in which they reside. Here are a select few of them.

The Order
The Order of the Sovereign Heavens are a pious and religious order, that much is true, so stereotypes abound regarding to what extent the piety of Order members reaches, with many assuming that Order members spend most of their days in prayer to the heavens. Another common conception is that the Order members act as aristocratic remnants of a bygone era, constantly strutting around in blue robes emblazoned with the Order's crest, wishing that they lived in more medieval times of chivalry, more active defence of the faith and pitched battles with sword and shield. While it is true that Order members wear their robes proudly in ceremonial occasions, in other occasions, they simply wear business suits with blue ties and the logo of the Order on a badge.

When it comes to the Order-employed priesthood, there is an understanding that the Order's priests are more passionate than most priests. In the Cmosto-language film Ecsorcistos, a blatant rip-off of The Exorcist which is very popular in the Order Estates, the priest sent to exorcise the demon (in this case a hwesca, or 'shadowspawn') is an Order priest, and the very over-the-top performance of Tèrestn Molescu, the actor playing the priest, was considered extremely close to how an Order priest would act, compared to any other priest.

Order medical science is routinely mocked. While Order medical centres provide a critical completely state-operated healthcare system, and Order medical staff are considered diligent and hard-working, the state of care one might receive at an Order hospital is often lower and less advanced than a comparable private hospital. A popular saying goes "I'd rather pay to cure a cold than pay doubly to get my own heart back", referring to a single incident where mixed-up records caused a patient to undergo a heart transplant rather than the kidney transplant they were waiting to undergo. These stereotypes portray the Order's hospitals as not only incompetent, but medieval in practice, which is far from the actual case, even if there remains a lot to be desired.

The Estates
The Estates are the lands owned and operated by the Order. The Order maintains a form of government that many consider antiquated, as most other Dorean holy orders have either disbanded or are maintained in a much lesser capacity, while the Order of the Sovereign Heavens and some of its subsidiary Orders maintain far more sway in government. As such, the popular conception of the government remains mostly that of a dictatorial aristocracy or oligarchy. The government may be considered ultra-conservative, religious, backwards, but some prefer to see it as well-intentioned but inept. This description is likely fairly apt - the government does support many social services that benefit the poorer folk, but refuse to enact some reforms which many would prefer be enacted, largely due to religious pressure.

The People
The conception of the residents of the Order Estates generally presents them as highly religious, generally conservative, superstitious, and often quite self-repressed. Beyond that, the hand of the Order is often seen in many aspects of their day-to-day lives, which does nothing to help alleviate accusations of a dictatorial regime. Beyond that, however, citizens of the Estates are often considered hard-working, polite, somewhat ignorant but not hateful of outsiders, and as people with a fairly dry sense of humour. The citizens of the Estates will be quick to criticise their government, as many do, but they generally see it as the lesser of myriad evils, and as more of a meritocracy, and a good one at that, than many other countries. As such, there is a very defensive attitude taken when insulting countries. Citizens of the Estates can insult the Estates, but outsiders had better watch out.
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Hermosamente
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Founded: Jan 13, 2019
Corporate Police State

Postby Hermosamente » Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:54 am

Most stereotype about us are: White latinos, Patriotic or to a lesser extent Nationalists, hard working, pro-American, family oriented, and of course according to some foreigners, our country is also called as "Cuba but capitalist" or "Cuba with skyscrapers".
Commies keep out!

An island in the Caribbean

Basically Cuba you think? We're more BETTER than Cuba!

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Evea
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Posts: 106
Founded: May 11, 2013
Left-wing Utopia

Postby Evea » Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:08 am

Our neighbours, the USA, brand us as a communist country. We are in fact a capitalist country with many social policies.

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Socialist States of Ludistan
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Founded: Apr 21, 2020
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Postby Socialist States of Ludistan » Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:11 am

Authoritarian, dictatorship, war-loving and equality-loving. None of these are true.

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Jianxi Fujian Soviet
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Founded: Oct 18, 2020
Democratic Socialists

Postby Jianxi Fujian Soviet » Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:48 am

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In love with their own past, the time of struggle and the valiant guerilla-fighters, indoctrinating their youth with rampant "war-communism", firmly stuck in their militarist "The world is against us"-mindset, the ubiquituous uniforms and insigniausually paint the picture of a very nationalist people. Anti-comsumerism as a key virtue of a state that seems in many areas very backward may seem strange to foreigners, but serves a source of national identity and pride: modern capitalism can go fuck itself, it has no place here. Tourists stick out like a sore thumb, though the population usually makes them feel very welcome and does not expüect them to adapt beyond the basics to a lifestyle completely alien to visitors from the west. Stuck in the past, that is basically what the west says and thinks... and we don't give a damn.

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Saralonia
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Founded: Mar 01, 2018
Democratic Socialists

Postby Saralonia » Thu Oct 22, 2020 1:11 pm

"The general consensus about Saralonia when regarding stereotypes is that the nation hates freedom, liberty, democracy and praises Joseph Stalin and is probably a dictatorship, especially people that are from capitalist nation that directly antagonize the country, which could't be farther from the truth, in fact most Saralonians would look at you with disgust if you suggested they liked Stalin or totalitarianist orwellian dictators, along with then telling you to just stop bothering them because it turns out it's currently election season and a lot of candidates from more than just two parties are participating in a debate broadcasted trough the internet and tv via various news outlets with their own thoughts and opinions differing from the current government which is only given more power to the Chairman/woman due to recently fighting against Stalinists, we may be red but we will never follow Stalin"
-A particularly frustrated Saralonian trying to explain he personally isn't a socialist just because he lives in a socialist country.
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Wochaystein
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Posts: 257
Founded: May 06, 2018
Authoritarian Democracy

Postby Wochaystein » Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:34 pm

Conservative people with a fearful respect of the law.
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Californiae
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Posts: 137
Founded: Jun 22, 2013
Capitalizt

Postby Californiae » Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:24 pm

Social liberals who think pretty much any problem can be solved with more government funding and oversight. We're also seen as somewhat generous. On the downside, we're seen as unrepentant imperialists, we promise we're not, we're liberationists.
The Federated States of California
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Kelvaros Prime
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Posts: 1309
Founded: Dec 11, 2010
Father Knows Best State

Postby Kelvaros Prime » Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:24 pm

Imperialistic, warmongering, and brainless idiots that live to serve their esteemed and glorious leader. Other stereotypes can include being workaholics, slaves to the military-industrial complex, and voracious consumerists.
The Prime Hegemony of Kelvaros Prime
President of the Cyrannus Star System
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Champagne Socialist Sharifistan
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Founded: Dec 08, 2019
Democratic Socialists

Postby Champagne Socialist Sharifistan » Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:24 am

Positive stereotypes: Brave, honourable nobles who lead by example, heroic soldiers and pious Muslims.

Negative stereotypes:"ungrateful", misogynistic, "paedos" and ephebophiles.
A semi-satirical nation which does not fully represent my views.
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The Turkish War of Independence and everything before along with 2014 modernisation are set in stone.
Everything else is subject to change

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