The Pleiades RMB

WA Delegate: None.

Founder: The Rejected Realms Travel Agent of Nerdocrombesia

BoardActivity History Admin Rank

Highest Economic Output: 163rd Largest Populations: 548th Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 631st+28
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 649th Largest Mining Sector: 662nd Highest Wealthy Incomes: 701st Largest Publishing Industry: 704th Most Armed: 793rd Fattest Citizens: 798th Largest Information Technology Sector: 831st Highest Average Incomes: 909th Smartest Citizens: 911th Largest Manufacturing Sector: 959th Most Scientifically Advanced: 961st Largest Retail Industry: 995th Largest Black Market: 1,046th Most Avoided: 1,049th Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,080th Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,091st Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,139th Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,274th Most Nations: 1,303rd Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,382nd Highest Crime Rates: 1,474th Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,562nd Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,582nd Most Rebellious Youth: 1,596th Most Influential: 1,626th Largest Cheese Export Sector: 1,650th Most Stationary: 1,779th Largest Gambling Industry: 1,825th
World Factbook Entry

The most belligerent and unfriendly Region in all of NationStates.

Home to The Rejected Realms Travel Agent of Nerdocrombesia, kick/ban artist extraordinaire.

Storehouse of puppets from across the NS Multiverse.

Proud member of the WA Ass-stablishment™.

Enter at your own peril.

WA Delegates Emeritus: Kungpaomao, The Unholy Blue Master Race of MacroGlup, and Urgench

Forums? We Don't Need No Stinking Forums! If you want a forum go Linkhere.


Embassies: Antarctic Oasis, Monkey Island, Final Fantasy, Zhaucauozian Friendship, That Place Over There, Malibu Islands, The Realm of Hibernia, The Solar System, Arkansas, The Halls of the WA, Lavinium, and Southern Malibu Islands.

Tags: LGBT, Anti-Security Council, General Assembly, Puppet Storage, Casual, Surreal, Future Tech, Modern Tech, Outer Space, Snarky, Medium, Post-Modern Tech, and 2 others.Multi-Species, and World Assembly.

Regional Power: Moderate

The Pleiades contains 11 nations, the 1,303rd most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Smartest Citizens in The Pleiades

The World Census eavesdropped on conversations in coffee shops, on campuses, and around cinemas in order to determine which nations have the most quick-witted, insightful, and knowledgeable citizens.

As a region, The Pleiades is ranked 911th in the world for Smartest Citizens.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Empire of Corp NationsLiberal Democratic Socialists“For the Greater Good.”
2.The People's Democratic Republic of YeldaBenevolent Dictatorship“Ego furtum tuum sicut mel tua cursoriam furatus sum”
3.The Rejected Realms Travel Agent of NerdocrombesiaIron Fist Socialists“Big Poppa”
4.The Nifty Republic of TzorslandInoffensive Centrist Democracy“Knowledge and Thoroughness”
5.The Orbital Weapons Platform of Yeldan UN MissionBenevolent Dictatorship“Our Machine, It Has Done Its Work, Played Its Part Well”
6.The Interstellar Bureaucracy of Allech-AtreusFather Knows Best State“That's not my department.”
7.The Eedle Conickrycke of Drastischen NedergancCorporate Bordello“Den drastischen nederganc.”
8.The Frederation of Ursine Space SystemsCorporate Bordello“To boldly go where no Bear has gone before”
9.The Commonwealth of JericRight-wing Utopia“Glory to God.”
10.The 24th and a half Centurian of Duck-DodgersFather Knows Best State“Thought I'd drop on you with my disintegrating pistol!”
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The Pleiades Regional Message Board

The cat that says no no no no no no no

That Place Over There

Oh no no no no no no no no no.....

Hey! What happened to the cat who says Oh Long Johnson?!

The cat that says oh long johnson

That Place Over There

Ooooooh Long John.....

So now we know how Daleks get around:

"Yo, dude, I've got a better idea," says Elizabeth Plath while executing a complicated 360° spin over your head. "What if skateboarding was the only way to get around? Wouldn't that be cool? Skateboarding is cheap, healthy, and fun! Everyone should do it! You could improve, like, the quality of life for everyone by banning vehicles and making skateboarding the only legal way to travel. People'd love you for it, man. Well, apart from the guys who make cars and the like, I guess."

Duck-Dodgers

The Nifty Republic of Tzorsland is ranked dead last in The Pleiades and 121,887th (out of 122,068 nations) in the world for Highest Average Tax Rates, scoring -26 on the Inverse Hayek Index. Yea me!

The cat that says oh long johnson wrote:Ooooooh Long John.....

Aw, he's gone again. :(

My fellow Torslanders, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Brasilistan forever. We begin nuking in five, four ... oh sod this, I hate counting! (BOOM)

Duck-Dodgers

Well I have done it again. I created a science fiction novel for National Novel Writing Month in November that could as well be yet another time lord revision of my nation's back story. (Or it might not; I really haven't asked the story yet.) I even managed to get some nice person to give it a once over edit. Now I put it up on Amazon to download onto your kindle. Only a dollar. (Yes, I know I could have charged 99 cents but I like nice even numbers, this isn't supposed to be a marketing ploy.) The name of the novel is "Thorium Land."

*<we have been asked to relay the following message>*

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2nd International Cheese Festival

“Hrarroom!” (= “Greetings”),

Ten years ago the International Democratic Union hosted the first International Cheese Festival.
We have now decided to organise a second such event, which will officially start on the 22nd of February this year.

Competition categories =
‘Best IDU Cheese’ (open only to IDU member nations)
‘Best Cheese imported into the IDU’ (open only to non-IDU nations) --- last time around, won by Yelda.
‘Best Cheese-related Product’ (open to both IDU and non-IDU nations)

Post your entries, by the festival’s starting date, at: http://s10.zetaboards.com/IDU/topic/7560196/1/

Even if you don't want to enter, please make a point to stop by after Feb. 22 to vote on the cheeses! :)

The first invitations are being sent to regions that already tend to interact with the IDU, or that I think are particularly likely to be interested in this event anyhows, but this would be a great chance for other nations / regions to establish a trade relationship with the IDU too.

from
Urrsarra o Whiterose,
Third member of the Committee for Rabbit
(i.e. ‘Trade Minister’),
Bears Armed.

Duck-Dodgers

2nd International Cheese Festival
Results

Best IDU Cheese: winner = Bison-Brii Cheese (Bears Armed), with three votes.
(runner-up = Brown Cheese (Gnejs), with two votes; also one vote was cast for Boricuastani Cheez-esqueTM-Brand Processed Cheddarish-Flavored Cheese-like Product (Boricuastan); no votes for Trivian Cheddary Creamy Yellowy Spicey Cheddar (Trive38).)

Best Imported Cheese to IDU: winner = Chili Con Queso (NewTexas), with four votes.
(and with one vote each cast for both Klöllençotün (Yelda) and Fluffy CloudTM Cream Cheese (Omigodtheykilledkenny); no votes for Fyrgbom (Zybodia).)

Best Cheese-Related Product: winner= Fluffy CloudTM Orange Cheese Pie (Omigodtheykilledkenny), with three votes.
(And with two votes cast for Trivian Cheddary Creamy Yellowy Spicey Choco-Cheddar Cheescake (Trive 38), and one for Trivian Cheddary Creamy Yellowy Spicey Cheddar Pizza (ditto)... meaning that if the Trivean had only submitted one of those recipes then they might actually have tied for first place in this catgeory...)

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The next 'IDU International Cheese Festival' will be held in February next year, with Bears Armed as the host nation.

from
Urrsarra o Whiterose,
Third member of the Committee for Rabbit
(i.e. ‘Trade Minister’),
Bears Armed.

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OOC: What does it say about this region that our "least corrupt" government is ranked at only 56’610th in the worlds -- which is almost a third of the way down the list -- for that trait?

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