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I just realized what to call this argument!
Saint Domingo II: Does anyone even remember that?

New Eestiball wrote:I just realized what to call this argument!
Saint Domingo II: Does anyone even remember that?

I confess, I don't

Can you explain? I might heard of but I must have forgotten...

NorthPortugal wrote:I confess, I don't

Can you explain? I might heard of but I must have forgotten...

Noristoniaka has a factbook, Translations into narvish.
Click on the spoiler "It's driven by history", that's part of the argument, look from there.

New Eestiball wrote:Noristoniaka has a factbook, Translations into narvish.
Click on the spoiler "It's driven by history", that's part of the argument, look from there.

Sorry, it's a dispatch called Nyuvo translate.

NorthPortugal wrote:I confess, I don't

Can you explain? I might heard of but I must have forgotten...

New Eestiball wrote:Noristoniaka has a factbook, Translations into narvish.
Click on the spoiler "It's driven by history", that's part of the argument, look from there.

page=rmb/postid=43501247

Hello Europe! I hope you all are doing well!
Greetings from 10000 Islands! Our diplomatic staff are pleased to present the latest regional report, highlighting XKI news and events from December. We wish all of our friends and embassy partners a very happy New Year! To view the report dispatch in full, please click on the preview below:



Stats of the Month:

Date: December, 2021| Population: 1651 nations| Delegate Endorsement: 431 endorsements

Table of Contents

~Around the Islands

~Islander Achievements

~XKI Gameside

~Meet the Nation


About the Emissary Report

The 10KI Update is a monthly report about the regional happenings of XKI made by the Blue Canaria North Senator and the Deputy BCN Senator. Stay tuned for any updates!


More XKI!

Forum: Link10000islands.proboards.com

Discord: Linkdiscord.gg/4uWZbNS

December TIBOE Update

Interested in XKI? All of our Foreign Affairs dispatches will be published by 10000 Islands Foreign Affairs and posted in our embassy thread!

TITO Command

Has your region been invaded, or do you want to get in touch with TITO? If so, contact one of the following nations:

~Chief Executive: Hakketomat

~Field Commander: Kanta Hame

~Tactical Officers: Thedairos, Smugglers and Mercs (TITO EF), Controlitia, Wischland, Sulenia, Flying Eagles, Thedairos

~Executive Officers: HN67, Eastern New England


Government

As of this report's publication, the Government of 10000 Islands consists of:

~Chief Executive: Hakketomat

~WA Delegate: Wischland

~Senior Senator for New Republica South (Debates and Discussions): Valentian Elysium

~Senator for Himes West (Role-play): AxeCapital

~Senator for Lyonnesse East (Houses): Aschente

~Senator for Blue Canaria North (Emissary Report): Haivon

~Minister of Education: Porflox

~Minister of Labor: Wille-Harlia

~Minister of Immigration: Sulenia

Information about other government officials of 10000 Islands can be found Linkhere.


Around the Islands

~ At the beginning of December, Thedairos announced that the Cultural Office had prepared an Advent Calendar with new surprises and activities every day up until Christmas Eve. More information about it here.

~ This Christmas 10000 Islands participated in the 2021 NS Christmas Charity Fundraiser. This event raised money for the Médecins Sans Frontières, an international NGO that provides humanitarian & medical assistance across national boundaries without regard for race, religion, creed, or political affiliation.

To find out more about the fundraising event, check out the following links:

Link2021Just Giving

Forum Thread

Dispatch

LinkNSCCF 2021 Twitch

Thanks to everyone that was able to take part in the event and donate!

~ Paffnia announced the Tenth Annual Paffnia Prize and the Baden-Wuerttemberg Prizes, a joint event searching for the best new ideas implemented in 10000 Islands during 2021. Make your nominations Linkhere!

~ The RP Commission started a new role-play themed around WW2. Join our Discord server to be a part of it!

~ The Union Empire was 10000 Islands’ featured nation for December! Check it out Linkhere!


Islander Achievements

~ Venmere started the Peregrine Cup V, which is currently in its semifinals. The remaining competitors are Coldian, Margaux, Zaberaz Hapang and The Republic of Osea. If you are interested about the organization of teams in the Cup, check it out here.

~ I hope all of you had excellent holidays!


XKI Game-Side

This month our favorite Regional Pollster, Jabberwocky, brought us two polls themed around the holidays! The first one asked Islanders if they agreed to Christmas music in public and the second one asked them if they liked eggnog for the holidays.

In the first poll, there were 170 voters: 16 (9.41%) said “no” because Christmas music in public was annoying, 70 (41.17%) said “yes” because it placed them in the holiday spirit, 18 (10.58%) said “no” because it infringed upon their rights as non-Christians, 12 (7.05%) said “yes” because it is spiritually uplifting, 18 (10.58%) said “no” because of the commercialism advertised in those songs, 20 (11.76%) said “yes” because they could hear the sleigh bells ringing, and 16 (9.41%) said "Humbug” in a pirate way to express their feelings that Christmas music in public is insincere and hypocritical.

In the second poll, there were 129 voters: 44 (34.10%) said “yes” because eggnog is delicious and essential for the holidays, 73 (56.58%) said “no” because it is an abominable, ghastly concoction, and 12 (9.30%) said “yes” as long as the eggnog was heavily spiked.

Much like last month, it was miserable to look at every December RMB post...well, maybe I’m exaggerating. The RMB was slightly less busy than the previous month, but I do know one thing that didn’t change: the abundance of absolutely hilarious moments!

~ The perfect weapon

~ No comment

~ Yum!

~ Run

~ Eating in modernity in a nutshell

~ A ghost town...

~ The week is over

~ The Matrix Recollection!

~ There is always another level


Meet The Nation

This month our Emissary Update staff interviewed Jabberwocky, the longtime Regional Pollster.

Haivon: Hello Jabberwocky! Could I ask you some few questions for the Emissary Report?

Jabberwocky: Of course! Fire away.

Haivon: In first of all, how did you joined NS and why did you decided to join 10000 Islands?

Jabberwocky: I first read about NationStates four years ago inside the back cover of a novel by Max Barry; perhaps it was Syrup. I thought it sounded intriguing and tried it out. I drifted about for a few months, trying out various regions. As a WA member, I read Lenlyvit's proposal to Commend Europe. The bit about defending appealed to me. I asked Ms. L how one becomes a defender; she suggested The Grey Wardens or XKI. Thus the 10000 Islands became my home; here I remain.

Haivon: After you joined the region, what made you stay here?

Jabberwocky: As I strolled around the grounds, everyone was friendly and helpful, open minded and tolerant. That atmosphere appealed to me then, and still does.

Haivon: When and how did you become the Regional Pollster?

Jabberwocky: Nearly three years ago, the Ministry of Labor posted a job opening for Pollster to replace an outgoing Pollster. I applied for the job and somehow fooled them enough to get it. Back in those days we had two Pollsters.

Haivon: How do you usually get the ideas for those polls?

Jabberwocky: I get ideas from...the news, from real life. Or I make something up. Or I steal from someone else.

Haivon: In the past, you used to do a monthly regional newspaper called The Mad Surfer, which was a predecessor to the Emissary Report, and many Islanders, myself included, were once interviewed by it. Is there anything about it you would like to tell us?

Jabberwocky: TMS was a spur of the moment flash in the pan that got lucky enough to tickle the fancy of the reading public, probably due to its irreverent approach. Not a precursor to the Emissary Report, it ran concurrently. But, as trends do, TMS eventually lost its luster. Fortunately, the Emissary Report is a worthy successor.

Haivon: Well, I suppose that this is it. Is there anything you want to say for the interview?

Jabberwocky: Yes. The best is yet to come.

Haivon: Thank you for your time!

Jabberwocky: Are you kidding? For an old pal? No problem!


Hope to see you all next month, your XKI Update Staff is signing off!

Haivon and Liberdon

Read dispatch

Astrobolt wrote:Hello Europe! I hope you all are doing well!
Greetings from 10000 Islands! Our diplomatic staff are pleased to present the latest regional report, highlighting XKI news and events from December. We wish all of our friends and embassy partners a very happy New Year! To view the report dispatch in full, please click on the preview below:



Stats of the Month:

Date: December, 2021| Population: 1651 nations| Delegate Endorsement: 431 endorsements

Table of Contents

~Around the Islands

~Islander Achievements

~XKI Gameside

~Meet the Nation


About the Emissary Report

The 10KI Update is a monthly report about the regional happenings of XKI made by the Blue Canaria North Senator and the Deputy BCN Senator. Stay tuned for any updates!


More XKI!

Forum: Link10000islands.proboards.com

Discord: Linkdiscord.gg/4uWZbNS

December TIBOE Update

Interested in XKI? All of our Foreign Affairs dispatches will be published by 10000 Islands Foreign Affairs and posted in our embassy thread!

TITO Command

Has your region been invaded, or do you want to get in touch with TITO? If so, contact one of the following nations:

~Chief Executive: Hakketomat

~Field Commander: Kanta Hame

~Tactical Officers: Thedairos, Smugglers and Mercs (TITO EF), Controlitia, Wischland, Sulenia, Flying Eagles, Thedairos

~Executive Officers: HN67, Eastern New England


Government

As of this report's publication, the Government of 10000 Islands consists of:

~Chief Executive: Hakketomat

~WA Delegate: Wischland

~Senior Senator for New Republica South (Debates and Discussions): Valentian Elysium

~Senator for Himes West (Role-play): AxeCapital

~Senator for Lyonnesse East (Houses): Aschente

~Senator for Blue Canaria North (Emissary Report): Haivon

~Minister of Education: Porflox

~Minister of Labor: Wille-Harlia

~Minister of Immigration: Sulenia

Information about other government officials of 10000 Islands can be found Linkhere.


Around the Islands

~ At the beginning of December, Thedairos announced that the Cultural Office had prepared an Advent Calendar with new surprises and activities every day up until Christmas Eve. More information about it here.

~ This Christmas 10000 Islands participated in the 2021 NS Christmas Charity Fundraiser. This event raised money for the Médecins Sans Frontières, an international NGO that provides humanitarian & medical assistance across national boundaries without regard for race, religion, creed, or political affiliation.

To find out more about the fundraising event, check out the following links:

Link2021Just Giving

Forum Thread

Dispatch

LinkNSCCF 2021 Twitch

Thanks to everyone that was able to take part in the event and donate!

~ Paffnia announced the Tenth Annual Paffnia Prize and the Baden-Wuerttemberg Prizes, a joint event searching for the best new ideas implemented in 10000 Islands during 2021. Make your nominations Linkhere!

~ The RP Commission started a new role-play themed around WW2. Join our Discord server to be a part of it!

~ The Union Empire was 10000 Islands’ featured nation for December! Check it out Linkhere!


Islander Achievements

~ Venmere started the Peregrine Cup V, which is currently in its semifinals. The remaining competitors are Coldian, Margaux, Zaberaz Hapang and The Republic of Osea. If you are interested about the organization of teams in the Cup, check it out here.

~ I hope all of you had excellent holidays!


XKI Game-Side

This month our favorite Regional Pollster, Jabberwocky, brought us two polls themed around the holidays! The first one asked Islanders if they agreed to Christmas music in public and the second one asked them if they liked eggnog for the holidays.

In the first poll, there were 170 voters: 16 (9.41%) said “no” because Christmas music in public was annoying, 70 (41.17%) said “yes” because it placed them in the holiday spirit, 18 (10.58%) said “no” because it infringed upon their rights as non-Christians, 12 (7.05%) said “yes” because it is spiritually uplifting, 18 (10.58%) said “no” because of the commercialism advertised in those songs, 20 (11.76%) said “yes” because they could hear the sleigh bells ringing, and 16 (9.41%) said "Humbug” in a pirate way to express their feelings that Christmas music in public is insincere and hypocritical.

In the second poll, there were 129 voters: 44 (34.10%) said “yes” because eggnog is delicious and essential for the holidays, 73 (56.58%) said “no” because it is an abominable, ghastly concoction, and 12 (9.30%) said “yes” as long as the eggnog was heavily spiked.

Much like last month, it was miserable to look at every December RMB post...well, maybe I’m exaggerating. The RMB was slightly less busy than the previous month, but I do know one thing that didn’t change: the abundance of absolutely hilarious moments!

~ The perfect weapon

~ No comment

~ Yum!

~ Run

~ Eating in modernity in a nutshell

~ A ghost town...

~ The week is over

~ The Matrix Recollection!

~ There is always another level


Meet The Nation

This month our Emissary Update staff interviewed Jabberwocky, the longtime Regional Pollster.

Haivon: Hello Jabberwocky! Could I ask you some few questions for the Emissary Report?

Jabberwocky: Of course! Fire away.

Haivon: In first of all, how did you joined NS and why did you decided to join 10000 Islands?

Jabberwocky: I first read about NationStates four years ago inside the back cover of a novel by Max Barry; perhaps it was Syrup. I thought it sounded intriguing and tried it out. I drifted about for a few months, trying out various regions. As a WA member, I read Lenlyvit's proposal to Commend Europe. The bit about defending appealed to me. I asked Ms. L how one becomes a defender; she suggested The Grey Wardens or XKI. Thus the 10000 Islands became my home; here I remain.

Haivon: After you joined the region, what made you stay here?

Jabberwocky: As I strolled around the grounds, everyone was friendly and helpful, open minded and tolerant. That atmosphere appealed to me then, and still does.

Haivon: When and how did you become the Regional Pollster?

Jabberwocky: Nearly three years ago, the Ministry of Labor posted a job opening for Pollster to replace an outgoing Pollster. I applied for the job and somehow fooled them enough to get it. Back in those days we had two Pollsters.

Haivon: How do you usually get the ideas for those polls?

Jabberwocky: I get ideas from...the news, from real life. Or I make something up. Or I steal from someone else.

Haivon: In the past, you used to do a monthly regional newspaper called The Mad Surfer, which was a predecessor to the Emissary Report, and many Islanders, myself included, were once interviewed by it. Is there anything about it you would like to tell us?

Jabberwocky: TMS was a spur of the moment flash in the pan that got lucky enough to tickle the fancy of the reading public, probably due to its irreverent approach. Not a precursor to the Emissary Report, it ran concurrently. But, as trends do, TMS eventually lost its luster. Fortunately, the Emissary Report is a worthy successor.

Haivon: Well, I suppose that this is it. Is there anything you want to say for the interview?

Jabberwocky: Yes. The best is yet to come.

Haivon: Thank you for your time!

Jabberwocky: Are you kidding? For an old pal? No problem!


Hope to see you all next month, your XKI Update Staff is signing off!

Haivon and Liberdon

Read dispatch

Oh dang it I missed new years!

Venezia-genova

Toonga wrote:Hello

Endorse me

We can’t, you have to join the WA first

Balkannia

St Scarlett wrote:Kosovo voted to be independent and was not.
The people fighting in Ireland are terrorists considered enemies of both Ireland and the UK, the people fighting in Kosovo are not.

Northern Ireland can change its situation at any time, Kosovo cannot.
The UK only holds NI because it wants to be held, Serbia holds Kosovo because "muh history".

These are two completely different cases, it's like you're being willingly ignorant. This is as bad as someone trying to compare an apple to a potato and genuinely not seeing the difference somehow.

You mean Kosovo parliament voted to secede? The one filled with ex-terrorists in 2008?

People who fought in Ireland are terrorists, but UCK/KLA aren't? So USA have put them on terrorist list for lolz? And then funded them.

It's like you are being willingly ignorant. This is as bad as someone trying to find a difference between an apple and apple.

Kingdom of vindobona

How do i get terretory ore how do i can expand my popullation and my economy?

pls Help?

Balkannia wrote:You mean Kosovo parliament voted to secede? The one filled with ex-terrorists in 2008?

People who fought in Ireland are terrorists, but UCK/KLA aren't? So USA have put them on terrorist list for lolz? And then funded them.

It's like you are being willingly ignorant. This is as bad as someone trying to find a difference between an apple and apple.

Isn't the UCK and KLA Albanians?

Kingdom of vindobona wrote:How do i get terretory ore how do i can expand my popullation and my economy?

pls Help?

over time, your population grows. answer issues to get a better economy. and territory you can choose, were not all in the same rp world.

Kingdom of vindobona

New Eestiball wrote:over time, your population grows. answer issues to get a better economy. and territory you can choose, were not all in the same rp world.

Ok thanks

Some conciliatory proposals:
1. Kosovo and Serbia reunite, but as Kosovo, not Serbia
2. Kosovo and Republic of Ireland switch places
3. UK annexes the whole Balkan, as well
4. All terrorists from both wars go to Null Island to form their own terrorist ethnostate

Balkannia wrote:You mean Kosovo parliament voted to secede? The one filled with ex-terrorists in 2008?.

Evidence for this claim?

And once again, it's pretty clear it's not the same. Northern Ireland wants to be part of the UK, so it is.

Kosovo wants to be separate from Serbia, Serbia will not let it go.

The will of the people is all that matters, not what crazy terrorists decide to do, and the two scenarios are different. Heck even if you count the terrorists, at least the Kosovar ones aren't going against the will of the people like the IRA were, it's still not a comparable situation.

Kingdom of vindobona

New Eestiball wrote:over time, your population grows. answer issues to get a better economy. and territory you can choose, were not all in the same rp world.

but how does my population grow?

Kingdom of vindobona wrote:but how does my population grow?

It goes up a bit every day.

Balkannia

St Scarlett wrote:Evidence for this claim?

And once again, it's pretty clear it's not the same. Northern Ireland wants to be part of the UK, so it is.

Kosovo wants to be separate from Serbia, Serbia will not let it go.

The will of the people is all that matters, not what crazy terrorists decide to do, and the two scenarios are different. Heck even if you count the terrorists, at least the Kosovar ones aren't going against the will of the people like the IRA were, it's still not a comparable situation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Kosovan_parliamentary_election
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Kosovo_declaration_of_independence
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosovo_Liberation_Army
https://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/en/publications/from-a-terrorist-group-to-a-civil-defence-corps-the-transformatio
https://irp.fas.org/world/para/docs/fr033199.htm
https://prnt.sc/26i8tyv
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashim_Thaçi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramush_Haradinaj

I thought the case is solved after you realize kosovo militants were also terrorists like IRA, so here you go sources, let's see how you gonna defend terrorists now.

I won't even get into how bad would UK lose the war if Russia or China supported IRA as USA supported KLA, damage its economy and infrastructure and dump depleted uranium on british soil.

Balkannia wrote:I won't even get into how bad would UK lose the war if Russia or China supported IRA as USA supported KLA, damage its economy and infrastructure and dump depleted uranium on british soil.

Mate, you must realize that the question in Ireland had to do with Empire, not with interest.

Ireland was devided in the 1920's, and what IRA wanted was that NI to be part of the Republic of Ireland, but NI did not want that.
That is why they turned into terrorism in the 60's, so the USSR and China did not support IRA because it was a local thing between Ireland and Britain and not part of the Cold War, because The Troubles ended in 1998, 7 years after the end of the Cold War. So do not compare NI with Kosovo, the events are different, so are the sceneries and political background.

Balkannia wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Kosovan_parliamentary_election
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Kosovo_declaration_of_independence
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosovo_Liberation_Army
https://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/en/publications/from-a-terrorist-group-to-a-civil-defence-corps-the-transformatio
https://irp.fas.org/world/para/docs/fr033199.htm
https://prnt.sc/26i8tyv
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashim_Thaçi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramush_Haradinaj

I thought the case is solved after you realize kosovo militants were also terrorists like IRA, so here you go sources, let's see how you gonna defend terrorists now.

I won't even get into how bad would UK lose the war if Russia or China supported IRA as USA supported KLA, damage its economy and infrastructure and dump depleted uranium on british soil.

Nice Wikipedia sources, again.

None of this proves the government of Kosovo is terrorists, your own sources have proved the KLA does not exist and hasn't done for 20 years, its successor is not considered a terrorist organisation, and the two leaders who were President of Kosovo were not in charge in 2008, are not in charge now and are both being trialled for their crimes.

This also doesn't prove how Northern Ireland is comparable, and as an Irish Brit I really wish you'd stop xenosplaining my own country to me.

I'd also suggest you stop accusing me of defending terrorists since I have never done this.

St Scarlett wrote:Good sources lol.

And I would suggest that you do not use Wikipedia as sources, becuase it can have erros...

Balkannia wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Kosovan_parliamentary_election
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Kosovo_declaration_of_independence
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosovo_Liberation_Army
https://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/en/publications/from-a-terrorist-group-to-a-civil-defence-corps-the-transformatio
https://irp.fas.org/world/para/docs/fr033199.htm
https://prnt.sc/26i8tyv
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashim_Thaçi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramush_Haradinaj

I thought the case is solved after you realize kosovo militants were also terrorists like IRA, so here you go sources, let's see how you gonna defend terrorists now.

I won't even get into how bad would UK lose the war if Russia or China supported IRA as USA supported KLA, damage its economy and infrastructure and dump depleted uranium on british soil.

Lol reading the Kosovo Liberation army page and you literally see "[T]he bloodshed, ethnic cleansing of thousands of Albanians driving them into neighbouring countries and the potential of it to destabilize the region provoked intervention by international organizations, such as the United Nations, NATO and INGOs.[18][19] NATO supported the KLA and intervened on its behalf in March 1999."

Under the election page, you see "Of the ten seats reserved for Serbs..." and under the declaration page you see "The legality of the declaration has been disputed. Serbia sought international validation and support for its stance that the declaration was illegal, and in October 2008 requested an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice.[3] The Court determined that the declaration did not violate international law... However, the declaration violates the eighth article of the Constitution of The Republic of Serbia.[5] Hence, it is illegal in Serbian constitutional law."

Noristoniaka wrote:page=rmb/postid=43501247

That was an interesting read.

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