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Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,412thRudest Citizens: 2,583rdMost Influential: 4,234th
The Holy Empire of
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The Quiescent Platypus

Population6.278 billion

CapitalHalcyon Falls
LeaderKing Platypus

CurrencyLittle Debbie's Mini Frosted Donuts

The Holy Empire of The Quiescent Platypus is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by King Platypus with a fair hand, and notable for its smutty television, complete lack of prisons, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, devout population of 6.278 billion Quiescent Platypuses hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Halcyon Falls. The average income tax rate is 44.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Quiescent Platypusian economy, worth a remarkable 1,096 trillion Little Debbie's Mini Frosted Donuts a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Information Technology. Average income is an impressive 174,580 Little Debbie's Mini Frosted Donuts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Creative compliance measures ensure that high-ranking officials live in luxury while the country's coffers collect cobwebs, proper policy proposals prerequire professional peer-reviewed papers, young soldiers are shocked to discover there are no 'safe spaces' on a battlefield, and women tell their friends they've been on crash diets rather than admit they were pregnant and have had terminations. Crime is totally unknown. The Quiescent Platypus's national animal is the Platypus, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Platypism.

The Quiescent Platypus is ranked 189,021st in the world and 225th in Spiritus for Most Conservative, scoring 30.92 on the Bush-Santorum Dawning Terror Index.

Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,412thTop
Rudest Citizens: 2,583rdMost Influential: 4,234thLargest Retail Industry: 4,336thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,881stMost Devout: 5,264thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,798thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,479thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6,559thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 6,564thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,777thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,645thMost Cultured: 7,689thMost Efficient Economies: 8,916thHighest Average Incomes: 9,941stLargest Publishing Industry: 10,898thSmartest Citizens: 11,069thTop
Highest Food Quality: 11,791stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 12,312thMost Inclusive: 13,179thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,628thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 15,449thMost Developed: 16,015thLargest Governments: 16,465thMost Beautiful Environments: 16,487thHighest Economic Output: 16,986thMost Advanced Public Education: 17,120thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18,252ndMost Stationary: 18,660thMost Subsidized Industry: 20,702ndMost Patriotic: 21,244thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 22,817th
Largest Agricultural Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 13th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 13th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 14th in the regionRudest Citizens: 14th in the regionTop
Largest Retail Industry: 17th in the regionMost Influential: 17th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 19th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 20th in the regionMost Devout: 21st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 23rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 28th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 29th in the region

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