10000 Islands RMB 10000 Islands was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 30

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Founded in 2003!
Welcome to the 10000 Islands! We are a picturesque archipelago of islands renowned for our white-sand beaches and blue-green waves. This region is not only a prosperous center of culture & trade, but also a well-armed defense territory.

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We are also home to "TITO" - Ten thousand Islands Treaty Organization - and have over 2300 successful missions to date! We stand against the bullies and thugs of this game. If you want to help us fight against the evil in NationStates, join us on our mission!

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10000 Islands contains 2,200 nations, the 11th most in the world.

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NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Anarchy of BlogotopiaLeft-wing Utopia“Bite Me”
2.The Island of CyreneanLiberal Democratic Socialists“Your Government cares so you don't have to”
3.The Royal Kingdom of New GilboaLeft-wing Utopia“Keep on charging the enemy so long as there is life”
4.The Societa per Azioni of Lamborghini MurcielagoNew York Times Democracy“Nothing's Impossible”
5.The United Systems of NojiaInoffensive Centrist Democracy“Quae Caret Ora Cruore Nostro”
6.The Republic of TestaLeft-wing Utopia“Prediction is difficult, especially about the future”
7.The Bloody Red Mess of Free Guns For AllMoralistic Democracy“Guns, explosions, and a *beep* load of firepower.”
8.The Big Bull of WoonsocketNew York Times Democracy“10,000 Islands - the Island Paradise!”
9.The Empire of The imperial state of JapanCivil Rights Lovefest“liberalism, motivation, innovation.”
10.The Underground Empire of SpudlandiaCivil Rights Lovefest“Veni, Vidi, Spud”
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The Shy Princessdom of Shy Guyia wrote:It's very easy to visit Scandinavia when you live in Scandinavia :P

Ah, Scandinavia. Scandinavia, Scandinavia, Scandinavia. Such a wonderful... Geographic area?

Hamtown, Republic of Hayastan, and Fahking

So, how have things been since I left? Any interesting developments?

Hamtown, Republic of Hayastan, Alliance of Concordia, Freedoli, and 1 otherFahking

I've been to five US states and two Canadian provinces, one of which I live in. I have also been to the Philippines and Russia.

Hamtown

The Federation of Confederate Islands Of Paputu wrote:I've only been to San Marino, Switzerland, Malta and, of course, Italy. Now, after seeing how much countries you guys visited, I feel like I need to travel much more despite the fact I'm just 18.

Travel is the way to broaden your horizon, both literally and figuratively speaking. And 18 is by far the best age to be traveling. Get yourself a rail pass that covers all of Europe and take two moths off in Summer. Having the best time of your life is guaranteed :) Oh, and drop me line or send a TG when you're in The Hague, I'll show you around when you're here.

Hamtown and Confederate Islands Of Paputu

The Nomadic Peoples of Freedoli wrote:Ive Ben to The Best of All of the countries America!! Just living the American Dream With Free Education!! Vote For Donald Trump!!!

Nah, I have plans for annexation into Canada.

Not sure if I've said this before, but apparently on Super Tuesday, Google searches for "how to move to Canada" increased by 300% or something like that. I can echo that sentiment right there.

Siuts and Alliance of Concordia

I've been to 7 countries, including flight connections. :P

Turkey
Canada
UK (flight connection)
Netherlands (flight connection)
USA
Italy (flight connection)
France

And I'll be going to Spain this summer, so by that time it'll be 8. :)

Hamtown

What the heck I listened to a hippie and my civil rights fell 5 points!!!!

Guys help I'm listening to civil libertarians and my civil rights keep falling.

Should I oppress my people so that their civil rights go through the roof?

Anollasia

The United Republics of Zeganas wrote:What the heck I listened to a hippie and my civil rights fell 5 points!!!!
Guys help I'm listening to civil libertarians and my civil rights keep falling.
Should I oppress my people so that their civil rights go through the roof?

Oppression will not necessarily raise your civil rights, but it will for sure raise dictatorship (if that's the type of rulership you want). When you get democratic type issues, pick the response that has the most civil rights in it, but that also won't ruin your economy or environment. Take into account also of what the actual issue is.

Anollasia

The Pantransparency of Candlewhisper Archive wrote:Sure.
As far as I can tell, the NS model is pretty simplistic. Essentially, it treats all tax as income tax and doesn't take into account things like budget deficits, or tax from other sources.
Rather, it directly compares total government spending to your economic output, and works out the taxation rate based on that. So if you want to lower your income tax, you need to either reduce spending or increase economic output. Because economic output tends to trickle upwards with time (just like population does), you can spend more as a large nation than as a small one.
Of course, one "exploit" possible is to just let the tax rate hit 100%, and keep spending. Issues will then tend to give you the benefits of higher spending without letting tax go past 100%. In actuality, the game is continuing to compare spending with economic output, it just displays any situation where spending outstrips output as 100% taxation: the differences in numbers will still be apparent when you compare with other nations or look at your graph. As an example, look at Kindjal, who is #1 in world taxation levels, who has 100% taxation on the front page, but on the graph screens you can see he's actually at 137.2% taxation.
For my own part, I prefer (with my main at least) to balance things enough to have some taxation but at an amount I'd consider reasonable in real life. There's no game win state from this middle of the road approach, and you won't any trophies for achieving this, but in my headcanon a country that has 100% or 0% taxation has probably gone wrong somewhere.
So in short, if you want your tax rate to go down, then just avoid issue options that increase spending for a while, while waiting for your economy to grow. You can also look at ways to increase the size of your economy without increasing spending: my own nations "dump stat" for that is (appropriately) eco-friendliness. If I can boost the economy by sacrificing the environment, I do it. Likewise, there's a few government areas that I spend very low on (like defence, spirituality and welfare) which allows me to spend as much as I want on Education and business subsidisation.
Note also that if you're patient, you can also grow your way out of spending just by dismissing issues and doing nothing. However - just like real life governments - players don't really have much purpose if they're not making decisions, even if enlightened non-interference is probably the best way to a healthy nation.
As always, you can't win or lose this game, you can just poke buttons and see what happens. I suggest poke em, and let the numbers fall where they may.

Thanks so much. Really helped me out.

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