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A Van Down by the River RMB

WA Delegate: The Holy Republic of Loud Mimes (elected )

Founder: The Holy Republic of Loud Mimes

Board Activity History Admin Rank

Most Influential: 82nd Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 168th Most Beautiful Environments: 309th+12
Best Weather: 320th Largest Populations: 688th Largest Black Market: 1,009th Highest Economic Output: 1,128th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,183rd Fattest Citizens: 1,500th Most Devout: 1,503rd Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,521st Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,815th Longest Average Lifespans: 1,823rd Most Cultured: 1,847th Most Avoided: 1,879th
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A community of vans down by the river, where we take pleasure in beautiful canals, spinning yard decorations, roaming gnomes, a stationary bike trail, and our collection of well-worn tire swings!

*Traffic reports on the hour and half-hour by our all-seeing sages in the sky*

Every July 18th is decreed to be Gonzo Day in AVDBTR, honoring the birthday of Hunter Thompson.

On September 12th, we celebrate the life of our late vanry solicitor The Hanging Judge.

We value our partnership with Monte Carlo Beach, but we don't form alliances, host or join embassies, so don't bother asking.

In fact, mind your Ps and Qs, or Gardyloo! to you!


Tags: Surreal, Minuscule, and Featured.

Regional Power: Moderate

A Van Down by the River contains 5 nations, the 3,363rd most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector in A Van Down by the River

World Census analysts extensively tested concept muscle cars in empty parking lots in order to estimate which nations have the largest auto industries.

As a region, A Van Down by the River is ranked 10,229th in the world for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector.

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Regional Happenings


A Van Down by the River Regional Message Board

I sit here all day sippin' my tea. I haven't heard from anybody!

Percy J Pickleface

Hey you crazy kids! I crawled into the psychic tent tonight and I picked-up your vibes.

Perc - looks like you skipped town again for a bit. Glad you're home. And "Better Days". So happy to have a fellow Bob fan on board. :-)

I've been layin' low, hunkerin' down, curlin' up. This is a winter like we haven't had in a while - 3 days of rain, one clear day, 3 days of rain. I'm lovin' it. It should be a gorgeous spring and the truth is, winter is my favorite season in Norcal.

So yeah, Mimes, I'm enjoying a nice pot of tea, good books, warm fires and naps!

Y'all be good!

EZ -xo

Percy J Pickleface

Eva, I've always taken you for a summer" and beet root salad eating kind of gal. :) Oh, Kitten finally graduates UNI in 2 months with a degree in Business Marketing. I will be so happy to have her home and with a job. :P

I am so sorry for popping in and out. I am busy with work and deadlines.

I see MB will be out again and showing us all her hairy legs and walking her stinky baboon. She will be in a city near you. Unfortunately, not me. I must travel to see the Queen and her baboon.

Hi everyone! Hope all is well in the 'hood.

Congrats to Kitten! Job well done. She must be itching to start her independent, professional life.

MB is, indeed, making the rounds in a big way. We'll catch her in SD where we'll be spending a couple of weeks this summer - with the vegans, surfers and yogis. Nothing screams "Summer!!" like SoCal beaches. Mr. Hall has long been my favorite 'blue-eyed soul man' and I'm anxious to see him after many, many years.

I didn't know the Queen had a baboon! I saw a photo of her just the other day - on horseback - she looked quite well. I think she'll definitely see 100. :-)

Hi Eva! Thank you. She has a phone interview today at my company. Cross MB's troll toes that it goes well. Her old cat will be happy to have her home. :)

Yes, the Queen has a baboon. He's an organic grower. Which explains the stink and the dirty nail beds.

Enjoy seeing MB and her gaggle of rock throwers. :p I'm sure she'll be delighted to see you again. It's been a long, long time.

Where's Mimes?

I'm here. Mother was in the hospital- but she's doing better now. Plus I've been under the weather. Fun couple of weeks here...

Percy J Pickleface

Hi Mimes, how is your mom doing and how are YOU? I hope you both are better. x

Loud Mimes

Hey- after getting home, we had to take her back to the ER. And was readmitted. Turns out it was a blessing in disguise. Finding and correcting things that the now former doctor ignored. I'm hanging in there. Just wiped out. Hope all is well with you.

Mimes & Perc - xox to both of you. I'm rushed tonight - will be back soon.

Hello Eva! Everything is finally getting sorted medically. I believe things will turn out for the best, but it's a long road.

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