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Largest Retail Industry: 6,469th Most Secular: 7,828th Highest Drug Use: 8,969th
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Please Be Kind and Rewind

Population496 million



The Queendom of Please Be Kind and Rewind is a huge, genial nation, notable for its prohibition of alcohol, irreverence towards religion, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working population of 496 million Clerks enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The relatively small government is primarily concerned with Education, although Welfare, Industry, and Environment are also considered important, while Spirituality and Law & Order aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Strikapose. The average income tax rate is 20.4%.

The powerhouse VHS economy, worth 49.6 trillion Cassettes a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Tourism, and Soda Sales. Average income is an impressive 100,086 Cassettes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.5 times as much as the poorest.

It is believed that belligerence is a passing phase foreign leaders will soon outgrow, citizens know never to accept cookies from strangers, 'Mountain Doobie' is widely regarded as the nation's favourite drink, and mall countdown clocks warn that there are only 364 more shopping days until Maxxmas. Crime is totally unknown. Please Be Kind and Rewind's national animal is the Betamax, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

Please Be Kind and Rewind is ranked 79,562nd in the world and 146th in Spiritus for Most Cultured, scoring 65 on the Snufflebottom-Wiggendum Pentatonic Scale.

Largest Retail Industry: 6,469thMost Secular: 7,828thTop
Highest Drug Use: 8,969thHighest Disposable Incomes: 11,480thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 12,767thLargest Information Technology Sector: 13,557thMost Compassionate Citizens: 13,970thNicest Citizens: 14,005thMost Rebellious Youth: 14,077thMost Pacifist: 15,079th
Largest Retail Industry: 9th in the regionTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 15th in the regionMost Secular: 16th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 17th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 18th in the region

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