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Glossary of NationStates & Regional Terms


Glossary of Terms



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Citizen: A nation that is a member of the regional General Assembly; may vote in polls, have a place on the regional map, and participate in all forms of roleplay

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Discord: Quick communication service designed for "gamers"

Dispatch: A document, which uses BBCode, that can be created for a variety of purposes

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Endorsement: an effective "sponsorship" of another World Assembly nation; the nation with the most endorsements becomes the delegate

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Factbook: A type of dispatch intended to (usually) describes facts about one's region

Flflmaio: A particularly odd meta religion that sprung up on the region's discord...

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General Assembly (GA): Can either refer to the region's lawmaking body or one of the World Assembly's chambers

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In-Character (IC): Signifies a post or a statement within roleplay; as opposed to Out-of-Character

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NS: Acronym for NationStates

New West Indies (NWI): Our region and community

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Out-of-Character (OOC): Signifies a statement or perspective that is outside of roleplay; as opposed to In-Character

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Past Tech (PT): A technology level used by nations, regions, threads, etc. to signify technology that was available before Modern Day

Population: The number of nations residing within the region

Puppet: A secondary nation which is controlled by the same user of a primary nation, where both reside within the region; cannot become a citizen

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Resident: Any nation that resides within the region; normally used for a nation that is not a citizen

Real-life (RL): Used to specify something that isn't roleplay

Roleplay (RP): Acting as characters or nations in a larger fictional narrative or narratives

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Secretariat: The body of secretaries that runs the region's affairs

Secretary of Administration (SA): A part of the secretariat; maintains and creates dispatches for the regional government and other purposes

Secretary of Defense and Information (SDI): A part of the secretariat; maintains regional security, oversees regional defenses, and monitors potential threats

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (SFA): A part of the secretariat; oversees all diplomatic relations with other regions

Secretary of State for Internal Affairs (SIA): A part of the secretariat; maintains the regional map and admits new citizens

Secret-In-Character (SIC): Signifies a statement that is within the realm of roleplay, but the information is officially unknown by the other nations within the story and cannot be used as justification for other actions

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Telegram: A messaging service utilized on NationStates, similar to an email

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World Assembly: International lawmaking body within NationStates; see here

Welcome Telegram: A type of telegram made for new entrants to the region

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Created: May 6, 2019
Last Updated: July 15, 2019

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