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Highest Drug Use: 6thMost Politically Free: 7thHighest Crime Rates: 657th
The Floob-Boober-Bab-Boober-Bubs of
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Eminence Grise
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On Beyond Zebra

Population20.663 billion

LeaderDoktor Seuss


The Floob-Boober-Bab-Boober-Bubs of On Beyond Zebra is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Doktor Seuss with a fair hand, and notable for its daily referendums, complete lack of prisons, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 20.663 billion On Beyond Zebrans live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The minute, liberal, pro-business, outspoken government, or what there is of one, is dominated by the Department of Industry, with Education also on the agenda, while Environment and Law & Order are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Seussopolis. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 1.7%.

The frighteningly efficient On Beyond Zebran economy, worth a remarkable 3,026 trillion zatzes a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Soda Sales industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Woodchip Exports, and Gambling. Average income is an impressive 146,463 zatzes, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 555,152 per year while the poor average 26,839, a ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Surveillance cameras are banned, Coco the Clown has been elected to the nation's parliament, airship use has soared while property values beneath their routes have plummeted, and the controversial show 'Who Wants to be an Immigrant?' has become wildly popular. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. On Beyond Zebra's national animal is the yuzz-a-ma-tuzz, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Quandaryism.

On Beyond Zebra is ranked 1,699th in the world and 3rd in The Cuckoos Egg for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring 11,487.94 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

Highest Drug Use: 6thMost Politically Free: 7thHighest Crime Rates: 657thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 718thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,185thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,229thMost Armed: 1,239thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 1,288thFattest Citizens: 1,332ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,510thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,529thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,566thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,699thMost Extreme: 1,735thMost Avoided: 2,061stTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 3,199thLargest Gambling Industry: 3,424thMost Stationary: 3,622ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,669thRudest Citizens: 4,071stHighest Economic Output: 4,183rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,302ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,069thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,307thLargest Populations: 5,913thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,154thNudest: 7,416thMost Efficient Economies: 8,486thLargest Retail Industry: 8,807thLargest Mining Sector: 8,815thTop
Most Cultured: 11,030thMost Pro-Market: 12,725thMost Influential: 12,824thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 13,432ndHighest Average Incomes: 14,223rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 16,129thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 19,184thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 19,225thLargest Black Market: 19,306thSmartest Citizens: 20,207th
Most Pro-Market: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Extreme: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionMost Politically Free: 1st in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 1st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionTop
Most Stationary: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : On Beyond Zebra was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Avoided.
  • : On Beyond Zebra was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • : On Beyond Zebra lodged a message on the The Cuckoos Egg Regional Message Board.
  • : On Beyond Zebra's influence in The Cuckoos Egg fell from "Powerbroker" to "Eminence Grise".
  • : On Beyond Zebra's influence in The Cuckoos Egg rose from "Eminence Grise" to "Powerbroker".
  • : On Beyond Zebra was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Pro-Market and the Top 10% for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides.
  • : On Beyond Zebra was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Influential.
  • : On Beyond Zebra was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Avoided and the Top 5% for Most Cultured.
  • : On Beyond Zebra was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Smartest Citizens.
  • : On Beyond Zebra was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector.


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