Pony Lands RMB

WA Delegate (non-executive): The Pony Principality of Princess Luna (elected )

Founder: The Pony Principality of Magical Equestria

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 98th Most Nations: 181st Most Influential: 270th+14
Most Cultured: 935th Largest Black Market: 1,204th Smartest Citizens: 1,260th Largest Publishing Industry: 1,328th Nudest: 1,340th Largest Information Technology Sector: 1,425th Most Rebellious Youth: 1,465th Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,505th Most Scientifically Advanced: 1,678th Most Advanced Public Education: 1,734th Highest Economic Output: 1,804th Highest Poor Incomes: 1,823rd Most Beautiful Environments: 1,896th Highest Average Incomes: 1,906th
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We've got ponies, therefore your argument is invalid.

Welcome to NationStates' original My Little Pony-themed region. Anyone wishing to RP a nation based on any part of the MLP franchise is welcome to set up shop here.

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Embassies: Equestria, Angels of Derp, The Everypony Alliance, Crystal Empire, The Derpy Dominion, The Discord Dominion, My Little Pony Equestria, The Epic Pony Region, The Empire of Friendship, The Commonwealth Of Furry Peoples, New Lunar Republic, Tareldanore, Trojans, Mystria, Avalanchia, Vissella, and 36 others.Alaran peri quan preciad, Unified Skaian Syndicate of Rulers, Eladen, Sacrum Romanum Imperium, Farkistan, The Mictlan System, Strategos Prime, League of Christian Nations, Armagedox, Freedom and Justice Alliance, Yerushalem VI, One big Island, Ivory Tower, The Illuminati, Eientei, Kotturheim, Valhalla, Warhammer 40000, NS April Fools Day Jokes, Winterfell, Avadam Inn, Neo Otaku Utopia, United Nations of Xenuooo, Borealias, The Galactic Federacy, The Dirt Alliance, Duckland, Arconian Empire, Plounge Commonwealth, International Freedom Union, Krillin, Sagittarius Arm, Orthanc at Isengard, The Bar on the corner of every region, New Montreal, and League of Autocrats.

Tags: Silly, Monarchist, Large, Featured, Fantasy Tech, Multi-Species, Magical, and Serious.

Regional Power: High

Pony Lands contains 72 nations, the 181st most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Most Authoritarian in Pony Lands

World Census staff loitered innocuously in various public areas and recorded the length of time that passed before they were approached by dark-suited officials.

As a region, Pony Lands is ranked 6,941st in the world for Most Authoritarian.

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Regional Poll • Cutie Mark Crusaders popularity contest! Yay!

The Principality of Trotterdam wrote:So, NationStates polls only allow voting for one option. There's no way to take second, last, etc. preferences into account. I've done some reading on better voting systems, but unfortunately NationStates has no convenient way of recording such an election. With 3 options, though, it's just barely possible to fake it, so I'm taking the opportunity for a demonstration. At the end of the poll, I'll manually tally the winner according to various voting systems, and we can compare how well they work. (Don't expect too much, though, it's likely most of them will give the same result unless votes are really weird.)RMB anchor: [url]http://www.nationstates.net/region=pony_lands/page=display_region_rmb?postid=20919910#p20919910[/url](Please don't cast more than one vote per real-life person, even if you're playing multiple nations.)

Voting opened 7 days ago and will close . Open to all nations. You cannot vote as you are not logged in.

Last poll: “Who is worst pony?”

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The Kaleidoscope World of A Carousel Pony wrote:Oh, Sisters can't vote in the same poll. I usually keep quiet here, but seriously? That is mucked up. :(
Ask my Sister, she found them.

Wait, Sisters in real life, or Puppets?

Because it would be the puppets that are a problem.

The point is to poll our community's real-life opinions. It's not fair if you can have your opinion counted multiple times just because you're playing multiple nations.

If I were running a poll about the in-character characteristics of your nations, I might allow puppets to vote, but I haven't come up with an interesting poll of that nature yet.

Unfortunately, we have only your word on it whether you're really one person or two.

"Sister nation" sounds a bit fancy, which makes it sound like you're roleplaying, in that they're "sister nations" in-character. If you mean a nation that's played by your real-life sister, who is a separate person from you, then that's fine.

But like I said, in this case it doesn't matter much, since Rainbow Dash is still ahead, whether it's 6-5-1-1 or 8-5-1-1.

Post self-deleted by Trotterdam.

Wouldn't it be nice if we could determine both first and last place in the same poll?

Even since I've been given polling authority, I've gotten interested in different voting systems and the weaknesses of plurality voting, but there's not much I could really do about it, as NationStates just doesn't support anything else. While I can happily calculate the results myself, I still need some way to track actual votes, and NationStates's format makes that impractical for non-trivially-sized polls. Even 4 options would already have 24 possible rank orderings (and that's not even allowing equal rankings), which is too many to list out as individual options (NationStates's maximum is 12), and it only climbs factorially from there (5 options means 120 rank orderings and 6 options means 720, which is ridiculous).

But then, for a fun proof-of-concept demonstration, a trivially-sized poll may be enough. It would have to have exactly three candidates, though. And, conveniently, our last best pony poll (by our esteemed founder) shamefully neglected to include the Cutie Mark Crusaders as options. So now, finally, their time has come!

You'll find the poll above.

This will be more fun if we have as many (legit) votes as possible, so I'm opening this one up to other regions like Equestria. I'm also letting it run double-length.

I considered asking beforehoof whether anypony else here actually cares about voting systems, but then I figured it's easier for the people who don't care to just ignore me, rather than wasting time asking around whether I should waste anyone's time :)

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The Principality of Trotterdam wrote:Does the site still exist?

The Kaleidoscope World of A Carousel Pony wrote:Ask my Sister, she found them.

No it doesn't, but I searched and found this one --> http://www.angelfire.com/ut/Xellena/Dian15.html There are several pages on that site you can choose from.

The Kaleidoscope World of A Carousel Pony wrote:Oh, Sisters can't vote in the same poll. I usually keep quiet here, but seriously? That is mucked up. :(

The Principality of Trotterdam wrote:If you mean a nation that's played by your real-life sister, who is a separate person from you, then that's fine.

Exactly! That's whay we were in different regions. Have no fear, I will depart within a day or two.

A Carousel Pony

New poll,Pancakes vs.Waffles,there can be only one winner! *fight*

The Empire of BrightonBurg wrote:New poll,Pancakes vs.Waffles,there can be only one winner! *fight*


The Empire of BrightonBurg wrote:New poll,Pancakes vs.Waffles,there can be only one winner! *fight*


Roll up, roll up, for Sea Ponies' casinos! Come enjoy the fruits of the region's greatest Gambling industry!

We also lead the region in Crime, Most Armed and Rudest Citizens, so you know the gambling here is Serious Business, folks!

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