The Pleiades RMB

WA Delegate: None.

Founder: The Rejected Realms Travel Agent of Nerdocrombesia

BoardActivity History Admin Rank

Highest Economic Output: 149th Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 403rd Highest Wealthy Incomes: 436th+29
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 489th Largest Mining Sector: 543rd Fattest Citizens: 553rd Largest Populations: 619th Most Armed: 620th Largest Publishing Industry: 632nd Most Stationary: 723rd Most Scientifically Advanced: 726th Highest Average Incomes: 735th Largest Information Technology Sector: 746th Smartest Citizens: 775th Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 816th Largest Manufacturing Sector: 832nd Largest Retail Industry: 850th Most Avoided: 859th Highest Crime Rates: 1,016th Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,018th Most Influential: 1,022nd Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,025th Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,079th Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,227th Most Rebellious Youth: 1,228th Largest Gambling Industry: 1,431st Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,481st Rudest Citizens: 1,545th Largest Cheese Export Sector: 1,547th Most Nations: 1,606th Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,635th Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,752nd
World Factbook Entry

The most belligerent and unfriendly Region in all of NationStates.

Home to The Rejected Realms Travel Agent of Nerdocrombesia, kick/ban artist extraordinaire.

Storehouse of puppets from across the NS Multiverse.

Proud member of the WA Ass-stablishment™.

Enter at your own peril.

WA Delegates Emeritus: Kungpaomao, MacroGlup, and Urgench

Forums? We Don't Need No Stinking Forums! If you want a forum go Linkhere.


Embassies: Antarctic Oasis, Monkey Island, Final Fantasy, Zhaucauozian Friendship, That Place Over There, Malibu Islands, The Realm of Hibernia, The Solar System, Arkansas, Lavinium, and Southern Malibu Islands.

Construction of embassies with The Halls of the WA has commenced. Completion expected .

Tags: Puppet Storage, Future Tech, Multi-Species, Post-Modern Tech, Casual, LGBT, Snarky, General Assembly, Modern Tech, Anti-Security Council, Outer Space, Small, and 2 others.World Assembly, and Surreal.

Regional Power: Moderate

The Pleiades contains 9 nations, the 1,606th most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Most Cheerful Citizens in The Pleiades

The World Census shared cheeky grins with citizens around the world in order to determine which were the most relentlessly cheerful.

As a region, The Pleiades is ranked 17,787th in the world for Most Cheerful Citizens.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Empire of Corp NationsInoffensive Centrist Democracy“For the Greater Good.”
2.The Frederation of Ursine Space SystemsCorporate Bordello“To boldly go where no Bear has gone before”
3.The Commonwealth of JericRight-wing Utopia“Glory to God.”
4.The Orbital Weapons Platform of Yeldan UN MissionBenevolent Dictatorship“Our Machine, It Has Done Its Work, Played Its Part Well”
5.The Empire of Vampire DaleksIron Fist Consumerists“Exsanguinate! Exsanguinate! EXSANGUINATE!”
6.The Rejected Realms Travel Agent of NerdocrombesiaIron Fist Socialists“Big Poppa”
7.The People's Democratic Republic of YeldaBenevolent Dictatorship“Ego furtum tuum sicut mel tua cursoriam furatus sum”
8.The Eedle Conickrycke of Drastischen NedergancCorporate Bordello“Den drastischen nederganc.”
9.The Nifty Republic of TzorslandCapitalist Paradise“Knowledge and Thoroughness”

Regional Happenings

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The Pleiades Regional Message Board

The cat that says oh long johnson

That Place Over There

Ooooooh Long John.....

So now we know how Daleks get around:

"Yo, dude, I've got a better idea," says Elizabeth Plath while executing a complicated 360° spin over your head. "What if skateboarding was the only way to get around? Wouldn't that be cool? Skateboarding is cheap, healthy, and fun! Everyone should do it! You could improve, like, the quality of life for everyone by banning vehicles and making skateboarding the only legal way to travel. People'd love you for it, man. Well, apart from the guys who make cars and the like, I guess."

Duck-dodgers

The Nifty Republic of Tzorsland is ranked dead last in The Pleiades and 121,887th (out of 122,068 nations) in the world for Highest Average Tax Rates, scoring -26 on the Inverse Hayek Index. Yea me!

The cat that says oh long johnson wrote:Ooooooh Long John.....

Aw, he's gone again. :(

My fellow Torslanders, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Brasilistan forever. We begin nuking in five, four ... oh sod this, I hate counting! (BOOM)

Duck-dodgers

Well I have done it again. I created a science fiction novel for National Novel Writing Month in November that could as well be yet another time lord revision of my nation's back story. (Or it might not; I really haven't asked the story yet.) I even managed to get some nice person to give it a once over edit. Now I put it up on Amazon to download onto your kindle. Only a dollar. (Yes, I know I could have charged 99 cents but I like nice even numbers, this isn't supposed to be a marketing ploy.) The name of the novel is "Thorium Land."

*<we have been asked to relay the following message>*

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2nd International Cheese Festival

“Hrarroom!” (= “Greetings”),

Ten years ago the International Democratic Union hosted the first International Cheese Festival.
We have now decided to organise a second such event, which will officially start on the 22nd of February this year.

Competition categories =
‘Best IDU Cheese’ (open only to IDU member nations)
‘Best Cheese imported into the IDU’ (open only to non-IDU nations) --- last time around, won by Yelda.
‘Best Cheese-related Product’ (open to both IDU and non-IDU nations)

Post your entries, by the festival’s starting date, at: http://s10.zetaboards.com/IDU/topic/7560196/1/

Even if you don't want to enter, please make a point to stop by after Feb. 22 to vote on the cheeses! :)

The first invitations are being sent to regions that already tend to interact with the IDU, or that I think are particularly likely to be interested in this event anyhows, but this would be a great chance for other nations / regions to establish a trade relationship with the IDU too.

from
Urrsarra o Whiterose,
Third member of the Committee for Rabbit
(i.e. ‘Trade Minister’),
Bears Armed.

Duck-dodgers

2nd International Cheese Festival
Results

Best IDU Cheese: winner = Bison-Brii Cheese (Bears Armed), with three votes.
(runner-up = Brown Cheese (Gnejs), with two votes; also one vote was cast for Boricuastani Cheez-esqueTM-Brand Processed Cheddarish-Flavored Cheese-like Product (Boricuastan); no votes for Trivian Cheddary Creamy Yellowy Spicey Cheddar (Trive38).)

Best Imported Cheese to IDU: winner = Chili Con Queso (NewTexas), with four votes.
(and with one vote each cast for both Klöllençotün (Yelda) and Fluffy CloudTM Cream Cheese (Omigodtheykilledkenny); no votes for Fyrgbom (Zybodia).)

Best Cheese-Related Product: winner= Fluffy CloudTM Orange Cheese Pie (Omigodtheykilledkenny), with three votes.
(And with two votes cast for Trivian Cheddary Creamy Yellowy Spicey Choco-Cheddar Cheescake (Trive 38), and one for Trivian Cheddary Creamy Yellowy Spicey Cheddar Pizza (ditto)... meaning that if the Trivean had only submitted one of those recipes then they might actually have tied for first place in this catgeory...)

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The next 'IDU International Cheese Festival' will be held in February next year, with Bears Armed as the host nation.

from
Urrsarra o Whiterose,
Third member of the Committee for Rabbit
(i.e. ‘Trade Minister’),
Bears Armed.

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OOC: What does it say about this region that our "least corrupt" government is ranked at only 56’610th in the worlds -- which is almost a third of the way down the list -- for that trait?

^_^

Tzorsland is ranked 1,176th in the world and 1st in The Pleiades for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 13,676.72 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Like a good neighbor, Tzorsland is there.

Happy New Year, whatever that means these days. Everything is relative, you know.

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