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NationStates Glossary


The Communist Bloc's NationStates Glossary

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A


AN - Above Nation

B


Banject - Portmanteau of ban and eject. When someone is kicked out of a region and also prevented from rejoining

BN - Below Nation

Boneyard - Where nations who have ceased to exist are listed

C


CTE - Cease To Exist. This occurs after 28 days of inactivity, or 60 days on vacation mode.

D


DEAT - Nation permanently deleted by a moderator

Defend - Defending is the action of preventing raiders from taking control of a region. See: Raid

DoS - Delete on Sight. A player and all their future nations are banned via IP address blocking

E



Endo - World Assembly endorsement

F


FM - First Minister, head of the executive branch of The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

G


GA - General Assembly. One half of the World Assembly

GCR - Game Created Region. These are regions that have been created by game administrators. This is opposed to a User Created Region (UCR).

GHR - General Help Request. A way to report nations or regions.

GP - Game play

H


I


IC - In Character

IRL - In Real Life

J


K


L


LC - Legislative Committee, the primary legislative branch of The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

LDU - Liberal Democratic Union, a region that is not part of NSLeft

M


Max Barry - Our Lord and Saviour. The creator of NationStates. He's an author from Australia who wrote a book called Jennifer Government, released in 2003. NationStates was released in anticipation of this book.

MoC - Minister of Culture, an executive role in The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

Mod - Moderator. There are both game moderators (NS mods) and region moderators (TCB mods)

MoDA - Minister of Domestic Affairs, an executive role in The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

MoFA - Minister of Foreign Affairs, an executive role in The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

MoI - Minister of Information, an executive role in The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

MoWAA - Minister of World Assembly Affairs, an executive role in The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

MtB - Martyn's the Best

N


N-Day - Nuclear day, nuclear apocalypse minigame. See here for more info.

NK - North Korea, a region that is part of NSLeft

NS - NationStates

NSLeft - NationStates Left, a pact made between leftist regions which includes The Communist Bloc

O


OOC - Out Of Character

OP - Original Poster

P


PA - People's Assembly, part of the legislative branch in The Communist Bloc that encompasses all citizens. See the Constitution for more information.

PT - People's Tribunal, the judicial branch of The Communist Bloc. See the Constitution for more information.

Q


R


Raid - Raiding is the process of coordinating an attack and taking control of another region. This is done by one person receiving more World Assembly endorsements than the current Delegate, thus replacing them as Delegate. See: Defend

R/D - Raiding & defending. See: Raid, Defend

RL - Real Life

RMB - Regional Message Board

RMB Rep - Regional Message Board Representative

RP - Roleplay

S


SC - Security Council. One half of the World Assembly

SLU - The Social Liberal Union, a region that is part of NSLeft

Stamps - Stamps allow players to send large amounts of Telegrams en masse to other nations in certain cases where it would not otherwise be free. See: Telegram

T


TBH - The Black Hawks, a prominent raiding region not officially affiliated with The Communist Bloc

TCB - The Communist Bloc

Telegram - The in-game messaging system

TEP - The East Pacific. See: GCR

TG - See: Telegram

TLA - The Leftist Assembly, a region that is part of NSLeft

TNP - The North Pacific. See: GCR

TRF - The Red Fleet, the military of the Solidarity Pact of the NSLeft which raids fascist regions

TRR - The Rejected Realms, a region where ejected nations are sent. See: GCR

TSP - The South Pacific. See: GCR

TWP - The West Pacific. See: GCR

U


UCR - User Created Region. A region founded by a user. This is the opposite of a Game Created Region (GCR)

V


W


WA - World Assembly, the international organisation which is comprised of the General Assembly and Security Council

WA Delegate - A region's representative who votes on World Assembly resolutions on behalf of the region. This is the nation with the most World Assembly endorsements in the region.

X


Y


YN - Your Nation

Z


Z-Day - Zombie day, the Z minigame. See here for more info.


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