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The Pleiades RMB

WA Delegate: None.

Founder: The Rejected Realms Travel Agent of Nerdocrombesia

Board Activity History Admin Rank

Highest Economic Output: 138th Fattest Citizens: 209th Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 226th+32
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 233rd Largest Soda Pop Sector: 251st Largest Mining Sector: 265th Most Armed: 407th Most Avoided: 430th Highest Average Incomes: 463rd Largest Publishing Industry: 472nd Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 516th Largest Manufacturing Sector: 529th Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 552nd Largest Populations: 557th Smartest Citizens: 614th Most Scientifically Advanced: 678th Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 707th Largest Retail Industry: 713th Most Influential: 733rd Most Rebellious Youth: 745th Largest Information Technology Sector: 760th Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 785th Most Stationary: 845th Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 847th Highest Crime Rates: 923rd Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,053rd Largest Cheese Export Sector: 1,289th Largest Gambling Industry: 1,304th Rudest Citizens: 1,423rd Highest Drug Use: 1,469th Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,486th Most Subsidized Industry: 1,538th Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,550th Most Advanced Defense Forces: 1,742nd Most Nations: 1,921st
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, Southern Malibu Islands, and The Halls of the WA.

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

Regional Power: Moderate

The Pleiades contains 9 nations, the 1,921st most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector in The Pleiades

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, The Pleiades is ranked 226th in the world for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector.

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

Regional Happenings

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The Pleiades Regional Message Board

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."

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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.

Happy Chinese New Year!

The Nifty Republic of Tzorsland is ranked 276th in the world and 1st in The Pleiades for Rudest Citizens, with 271.8 Insults Per Minute.

We're so rude, even the Foul Mouthed Dolphins stay away from us.

The Nifty Republic of Tzorsland is ranked 1,017th in the world and 1st in The Pleiades for Most Avoided, scoring 1,364 on the Kardashian Reflex Score.

Probably a result of being so rude, we are apparently also avoided.

"The popular radio host, Alexandra Lukin, Marche Noire immigrant and vocal critic of the country she fled, was found sprawled across the sundial of Eyesore Park at noon, dead as a South Tzorslandian Dodo. Advisors have gathered in the shadowy recesses of your office, wondering what to tell The Pleiades’s waiting press."

The funny thing is that I originally based a lot of Tzorsland on a trip to India and "Eyesore" was a modification of "Mysore" which has a famous park (Brundavan Gardens) with a beautiful flower clock. I even have the photo of it from my cellphone.

I just Blake's 7ed my nation.

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