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Largest Welfare Programs: 2ndHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6thMost Primitive: 16th
The Webcomic RolePlaying Game of
Democratic Socialists
Jar Jar, you're a genius!
First Cheddar Monk Qui-Gon Jim
Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Darths and Droids

Population8.005 billion

CapitalTheed
LeaderFirst Cheddar Monk Qui-Gon Jim
FaithDice Rolling

CurrencyLost Orb of Phanatacoria
AnimalSummon Bigger Fish

The Webcomic RolePlaying Game of Darths and Droids is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by First Cheddar Monk Qui-Gon Jim with an even hand, and renowned for its ban on automobiles, avant-garde cinema, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, humorless, devout population of 8.005 billion Cheddar Monks are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Administration, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Theed. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Cheddar economy, worth a remarkable 2,344 trillion Lost Orbs of Phanatacoria a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, extremely specialized black market in Basket Weaving. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an amazing 292,872 Lost Orbs of Phanatacoria, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Cheddar Monks submit requests for a date in writing with an enclosed RSVP card, the well-to-do in Forest are never on time for important appointments, children have only the most basic of education, and Big Belly is watching you. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Darths and Droids's national animal is the Summon Bigger Fish, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Dice Rolling.

Darths and Droids is ranked 229,542nd in the world and 577th in Forest for Largest Retail Industry, scoring -39.14 on the Shrinkwrap Consignment Productivity Index.

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Largest Welfare Programs: 2ndHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6thMost Primitive: 16thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17thMost Devout: 24thMost Ignorant Citizens: 42ndMost Inclusive: 92ndBest Weather: 99thMost Subsidized Industry: 181stMost Beautiful Environments: 182ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 253rdNicest Citizens: 382ndMost Pacifist: 395thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 430thMost Rebellious Youth: 440thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 457thHighest Average Tax Rates: 604thLargest Black Market: 625thHighest Crime Rates: 630thLargest Governments: 962ndHighest Poor Incomes: 1,248thMost Cultured: 1,370thMost Efficient Economies: 2,033rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 2,123rdHighest Average Incomes: 2,167thTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 4,644thNudest: 4,775thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,827thHighest Economic Output: 6,403rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 10,345thMost Armed: 11,141stTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 11,634thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 12,246thMost Stationary: 14,971stMost Influential: 17,019th
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Largest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionMost Primitive: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 2nd in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 4th in the regionBest Weather: 5th in the regionTop
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Nicest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 8th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 9th in the regionMost Pacifist: 9th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 12th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 13th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 14th in the regionNudest: 14th in the regionLargest Governments: 14th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 20th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 20th in the regionMost Cultured: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 29th in the regionTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 33rd in the regionMost Stationary: 34th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 35th in the regionMost Armed: 38th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 46th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 48th in the region

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