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In 2012, Boring was named a sister city of the village of Dull, Scotland, and later joined Bland, Australia in the "Trinity of Tedium."
A person from Accident is called an "Accidental".
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names for having chosen to rename itself in March 1950 after the Truth or Consequences radio show.
Ding Dong, Texas
It is said that the community first came to the country's attention from Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Whynot, North Carolina
The origin of town's name came from residents debating a title for their community. A man finally remarked: "Why not name the town Why Not and let's go home?"
According to the Huffington Post, the Okay Public School Board of Education has instituted a policy of allowing teachers to have guns in their schools. On February 1, 2016, the signs that had read, "Gun Free School Zone," were replaced by signs reading, "Attention. Please be aware that certain staff members at Okay Public Schools can be legally armed and may use whatever force is necessary to protect our students."
Chicken was settled by gold miners in the late 19th century. In 1902 the local post office was established, requiring a community name. Due to the prevalence of ptarmigan in the area, that name was suggested as the official name for the new community. However, the spelling could not be agreed on, and "Chicken" was used to avoid embarrassment.
J. C. Seaman, a state representative from 1944 to 1964; was born in Waterproof.
The town derives its name from the fact that two major highways, State Routes 85 and 86, originally intersected in a Y-intersection. At the time of its naming, state law required all city names to have at least three letters, so the town's founders named the town "Why" as opposed to simply calling it "Y."
Coward, South Carolina
Their official website is named “townofcoward.com”
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Hello, it is me the great bunker snake as a way of being more active I now intend to post weekly random facts about sandwiches I find on the Internet, their factual legitimacy is questionable, of course.
sandwich fact of the week (first issue)
While many people think of May 4th as National Star Wars Day, it is also National Hoagie Day.
taken from https://thestillvegas.com/fascinating-facts-about-sandwiches/
Fascinating! I like how the town in North Carolina answers the town in Arizona.
Seems to me that's actually May 5th.
Waste land zero and Orcuo
This region's arembee is predominantly foreigners, and here I am to increase that amount! :)
We, The Intelligence Newspaper writing the article with all journalistic honesty. We're sure in this fact: slave trading in Thaecia is exist! In the article we will proof it for YOU.
We have an intercepted message from largest private company in Thaecia. We'll not say the name because it will use corruption and lobbying to shut up us, but it's very easy to guess it. Let's see it:
Thank you for your offer.
We don't know, who was suggested this purchase, but we are know that 'tis message was sent to the Thaecian company. We tell you about one example of slave trading in Thaecia, but how many deals like this now are unknown. Let's read third and eleventh rights of Thaecian constitution:
11. The right to personal privacy;
If Thaecia will not take action, that is hypocrisy! HYPOCRISY!
We call the government of Thaecia to seriosly investigate the issue and be solidary with innocent and unfortunate people, who has been selled to cruel corporations by another cruel corporations.
FREE THESE SLAVES!
Hi guys, I’m the Republic of Aiyland from Thaecia. I’m Vice Delegate there, and I’m currently looking to expand my experiences in other regions, in order to prepare me for a higher role.
Anyway Intelligence Newspaper has written another article about ’slavery in Thaecia’, this time condemning me because I work/run for another newspaper there.
I might take this to the Thaecian High Court if he has bad intents for this but I would like to get your opinion on it :)
The article is the latest dispatch he has written.
I’ve already asked this question in The Grey Wardens so I’m looking for more opinions on the situation.
False. Not the latest.
It was Trans-Continental Mining Corporation. In this article we will tell you, why is slave selling is ignored by Thaecian government.
The Republic of Aiyland, VICE-DELEGATE of Thaecia, is endorse Trans-Continental Mining Corporation! This fact is proof that Thaecian government turns a blind eye to slavery.
In title to our article we asked a question:
Let we give you it's reaction:
I’m a subscriber to the [censored], one of the best newspapers in NationStates! Become a subscriber today! First issue will be 29th May.
Let's think that second line is a joke. Look at first one: "I don't". That means that Republic of Aiyland doesn't give a damn about SLAVERY in Thaecia. If it was usual country of Thaecia, it will not be new. We all know that Thaecian countries are the most corrupted in the world, but it's VICE-DELEGATE of THAECIA! So, no wonder that slavery bloomed in THAECIA! We appeal to every nation of Thaecia to END the totalitarian nightmare in Thaecia, which masquerading as democracy. Let's look at Thaecian constitution another time:
The right to equal protection under the law;
The right to personal privacy;
Now Thaecian constitution is usually piece of paper that is dirty in BLOOD of innocent People Who have been made products to sell!
FREE THESE SLAVES
Let We repeat it: We aren't give a damn about your newspaper, that isn't exist.
Innocent until proven guilty. I'm personally hardly convinced it's anything other than slander without any hard evidence. Hopefully, your courts feel the same.
I am trying to find some evidence that will decide whether I will take this to court of not. Intelligence Newspaper has already said some more things about me in TGW but I will give it some time to find evidence and find their intentions
Who's intentions? We can tell you about Our intentions right now: We want to free Thaecian slaves (unlike you, of course). We don't accuse you of slave trading, we accuse you of turning a blind eye to this.
Booger Hole, West Virginia
In 1917, the community was subjected to "about a dozen" murders during a short period of time. Although folklore has it that the community's name derived from this violence – "booger" being a local usage for the "boogieman" – a contemporary press account clearly shows that the community was already called "Booger Hole" at the time of the murders.
The community was likely named after Worms, Germany.
No Name, Colorado
The No-Name (which No Name was named after) was one of the boats on John Wesley Powell's expedition in 1869 to map out the COLORADO River along with the other boats including the Emma Dean, Kitty Clyde's sister and Maid of the Canyon
Satans Kingdom, Massachusetts
It was named Satan's Kingdom after a resident of Northfield walked out of a church where a sermon about the fires of hell had just been given and saw a forest fire across the Connecticut River, and observed that Satan's Kingdom was burning.
Santa Claus, Indiana
The town has the world's only post office to bear the name of the eponymous Christmas figure. Because of this popular name, the post office receives thousands of letters to Santa from all over the world each year. A group of volunteers known as Santa's Elves ensures each child receives a reply from Santa Claus; this tradition has been in existence since at least 1914.
Rough and Ready, California
The town declared its secession from the Union as The Great Republic of Rough and Ready on 7 April 1850, largely to avoid mining taxes, but voted to rejoin the Union less than three months later on 4 July.
Chugwater lost its only grocery and gas station when an SUV crashed into Horton's Corner on December 30, 2012, resulting in a fire that burned the convenience store.
Sweet Lips, Tennessee
The first settlers arrived in the 1820s. Residents have claimed that the name comes from "settlers (or wandering hobos or thirsty Civil War soldiers, depending on whom you ask) who declared water from a creek to be 'sweet to the lips.'"
Cut and Shoot, Texas
According to one local legend, Cut and Shoot was named after a 1912 community confrontation that almost led to violence. According to differing versions of the story, the dispute was over:
The design of a new steeple for the town's only church,
The issue of who should be allowed to preach there, or
The conflicting land claims among church members.
Whatever the circumstances were, a small boy at the scene reportedly said he was scared and declared, "I'm going to cut around the corner and shoot through the bushes in a minute!" This statement apparently stayed in the residents' minds and was eventually adopted as the town's name.
Climax got its name in 1834, when the family of Judge Caleb Eldred found a prairie after months of searching for good farmland. His son, Daniel B. Eldred, climbed a tree to look around and said, "This caps the climax of everything we saw."
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As you might have noticed, our Roleplay Delegate United Islesa recently lost a vote of no confidence. Subsequently, Northern Celtic Regions was appointed and approved as Deputy Roleplay Delegate pro tempore for the time until a Special Election, as prescribed by the constitution, takes place.
Declare your candidacy for the office of Roleplay Delegate in this Google form which is going to remain open for the next 47 hours (until 22:00 UTC on 28 May 2023):
The Elections will begin at 22:00 UTC on 29 May.
- The Electoral Commission
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