Government

Autocracy

The nation does not hold democratic elections.

Gained from:

#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
2. martial law has been declared and the populace is kept under tight control
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom

Sometimes gained from:

#0 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
3. elections have been outlawed
#17 Corporations Demand Political Say
3. a dictator has seized power and outlawed elections
#54 Time to Put the Older Senators Out to Pasture?
3. elections are outlawed and a hairstylist has recently received a government appointment
#61 Should the Government Grant Estates and Titles of Nobility?
1. society and government have been organized according to a feudal hierarchy
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
1. councils up and down the country wrangle over legal matters
#182 Younger Voters a Cure for Apathy?
3. the nation's leader appoints ministers directly
#202 Guns or Butter?
1. politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads
#220 Voter Apathy Rising but No One Cares
4. citizens are more concerned about voting for Big Brother contestants than politicians
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
3. the government has repealed elections for fear of 'mob rule'
#243 A Question of Faith
5. @@LEADER@@ is the self-declared God of all @@NAME@@
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
4. pollsters are out of a job as elections have been cancelled
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
5. the only things @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ vote on are cutest @@ANIMAL@@ competitions
#736 A Badly Named Issue
3. tyranny by any other name smells just as sour
#796 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
1. propaganda posters remind citizens that 'opinions are treason'
#1082 It's Hard to Separate the Truth From Entertainment
3. the country is governed by a clique of political insiders known colloquially as The Establishment
4. government doublethinkers have declared that voting is slavery
#1088 Inexpert Opinions
4. the government terminates employment with extreme prejudice
#1161 Chip Off the Ol' Bloc
3. the government has ended partisanship by ending elections
#1461 No Shirt, No Shoes, No ID, No Service
4. the only legal elections are for student body president
#1490 @@LEADER@@ Wins Massive Victory!
4. the media only bothers polling the three most exclusive country clubs in the nation

Removed by:

#125 Bring Back the Ballot?
1. @@NAME@@'s first free elections in recent memory have been successfully concluded
#177 Power to the People?
1. elections have recently been reintroduced to @@NAME@@
#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy
#359 Got Democracy?
3. corrupt Party bureaucrats are being voted out of office in overwhelming numbers
4. widespread voter apathy has been credited to allegations that all candidates are puppets of @@LEADER@@
#360 Electile Dysfunction
4. some members of Parliament are illiterate
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
3. the monarch's main official duty is christening ships
7. @@NAME@@ has taken the radical step of electing its future leaders
#502 Scientists Declare That @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ Are Persons
3. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
4. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
3. the nation's latest batch of politicians include internet comedians, an alleged serial killer, and a highly trained @@ANIMAL@@
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
1. the decision to be oppressed is now made democratically
#1192 Child's Play
5. farmers trade ploughshares for swords when military sortition puts them in charge of regiments

Sometimes removed by:

#11 People Request Not So Much Dictatorship, if That's All Right
2. the government is cutting back on the number of political prisoners executed each year

Devolution

Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.

Gained from:

#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy

Sometimes gained from:

#11 People Request Not So Much Dictatorship, if That's All Right
2. the government is cutting back on the number of political prisoners executed each year
#61 Should the Government Grant Estates and Titles of Nobility?
1. society and government have been organized according to a feudal hierarchy
#67 Most Likely to Secede
3. citizens are remarkably well involved in the political process
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
1. councils up and down the country wrangle over legal matters
#125 Bring Back the Ballot?
1. @@NAME@@'s first free elections in recent memory have been successfully concluded
#177 Power to the People?
1. elections have recently been reintroduced to @@NAME@@
#359 Got Democracy?
3. corrupt Party bureaucrats are being voted out of office in overwhelming numbers
4. widespread voter apathy has been credited to allegations that all candidates are puppets of @@LEADER@@
#414 Subpar Suburbs
1. town welcome signs list corporate sponsors
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
3. the monarch's main official duty is christening ships
7. @@NAME@@ has taken the radical step of electing its future leaders
#465 Lottocracy Causing Lots of Trouble
1. a TV celebrity dominates the nation's newest democratic political party
#466 @@NAME@@ Is Never Ever Getting Back Together... Like Ever
3. the government is allowing greater autonomy for some regions in the hopes of quelling growing secessionist movements
#497 The Widening Gyre
1. the once prosperous capital is in utter decline
3. city-dwellers are forcibly moved to farming communes in the countryside
#502 Scientists Declare That @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ Are Persons
3. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
4. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
#526 Any Idea Where the Law Is, Bessie?
1. rural citizens live in terror of their local village constable
#541 Spare the Whip, Spoil the Law
3. party affiliation is just as irrelevant as campaign promises
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
1. the decision to be oppressed is now made democratically
#1209 Your Island Is My Island
3. the freedom to be free is always just out of reach
#1315 No Boycott After All; Parliament Just Got Lost
1. drawing straws has given way to straw polls

Removed by:

#17 Corporations Demand Political Say
3. a dictator has seized power and outlawed elections
#54 Time to Put the Older Senators Out to Pasture?
3. elections are outlawed and a hairstylist has recently received a government appointment
#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
2. martial law has been declared and the populace is kept under tight control
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#182 Younger Voters a Cure for Apathy?
3. the nation's leader appoints ministers directly
#202 Guns or Butter?
1. politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads
#220 Voter Apathy Rising but No One Cares
4. citizens are more concerned about voting for Big Brother contestants than politicians
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
3. the government has repealed elections for fear of 'mob rule'
#243 A Question of Faith
5. @@LEADER@@ is the self-declared God of all @@NAME@@
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
4. pollsters are out of a job as elections have been cancelled
#345 Mayors Behaving Badly
1. hordes of faceless civil servants are running cities
#360 Electile Dysfunction
4. some members of Parliament are illiterate
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
3. the nation's latest batch of politicians include internet comedians, an alleged serial killer, and a highly trained @@ANIMAL@@
5. the only things @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ vote on are cutest @@ANIMAL@@ competitions
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom
#736 A Badly Named Issue
3. tyranny by any other name smells just as sour
#796 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
1. propaganda posters remind citizens that 'opinions are treason'
#812 The Old Boys' Club
5. a twice-bankrupted businessman's promotion to Minister of Finance has caused concern
#1082 It's Hard to Separate the Truth From Entertainment
3. the country is governed by a clique of political insiders known colloquially as The Establishment
4. government doublethinkers have declared that voting is slavery
#1088 Inexpert Opinions
4. the government terminates employment with extreme prejudice
#1161 Chip Off the Ol' Bloc
3. the government has ended partisanship by ending elections
#1192 Child's Play
5. farmers trade ploughshares for swords when military sortition puts them in charge of regiments
#1461 No Shirt, No Shoes, No ID, No Service
4. the only legal elections are for student body president
#1490 @@LEADER@@ Wins Massive Victory!
4. the media only bothers polling the three most exclusive country clubs in the nation
#1510 Devolution Devolves Into Disaster?
3. city mayors have to get permission from parliament to take a vacation day

Sometimes removed by:

#0 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
3. elections have been outlawed

Feudalism

The nation practices a feudal system of lords and serfs.

Gained from:

#61 Should the Government Grant Estates and Titles of Nobility?
1. society and government have been organized according to a feudal hierarchy
#1181 Jolly Jousting Japes
5. noble feuds don't end until one side gets their point across
#1232 I've Got 99 Problems but @@FAITH@@ Ain't One
2. people feel the most alone when among peers
3. people feel the most alone when among peers

Removed by:

#605 The Noblest of Intentions
1. former nobles are being issued new identities in the wake of the end of serfdom
#710 Feudal Feuds
4. freed serfs and former nobles exchange awkward glances in the produce aisle
#894 Seigneurs Demand Rights
3. embittered former nobles desperately try to cling on to their noblesse oblige and their heads
#940 The Court of the Crimson Lord
5. merriment is might when jesters come calling with puppets in the night
#1144 A Noble Cause for a Fight
4. the people sing of those who will not be slaves again
#1464 Gentry Genes Getting Grim
4. jackboots have given the boot to the nobility

Monarchy

The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.

Gained from:

#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
2. some @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ have nicknamed the monarch "Caligula"
3. the monarch's main official duty is christening ships
#1157 Rodney and Julietta
5. legitimate job descriptions now include "smiling and waving"

Removed by:

#527 The Body Politic
2. royalist is the most offensive slur in the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ language
3. royalist is the most offensive slur in the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ language
4. royalist is the most offensive slur in the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ language
#596 Primogeniture Problems
7. royalty is so last century
8. royalty is so last century
#1033 Someone to Watch Over Me
4. former royals stand on the street corner with signs reading "will cut ribbons for money"
#1084 How Now Kowtow?
4. ex-royals are being greeted by a whole new set of gestures
#1205 Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
5. coconut-half banging former royals skip around the countryside seeking gullible peasants to rule
#1223 Courting Bankruptcy
4. the monarchy goes down the drain with a royal flush
5. the monarchy goes down the drain with a royal flush

Native Representation

Only native-born citizens may hold elected office.

Gained from:

Sometimes gained from:

#11 People Request Not So Much Dictatorship, if That's All Right
2. the government is cutting back on the number of political prisoners executed each year
#125 Bring Back the Ballot?
1. @@NAME@@'s first free elections in recent memory have been successfully concluded
#177 Power to the People?
1. elections have recently been reintroduced to @@NAME@@
#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy
#359 Got Democracy?
3. corrupt Party bureaucrats are being voted out of office in overwhelming numbers
4. widespread voter apathy has been credited to allegations that all candidates are puppets of @@LEADER@@
#427 They Took Our Gubment!
1. candidates for public office painstakingly research their family trees to ensure their eligibility
2. the majority of @@NAME@@'s traffic wardens have been sacked overnight
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
3. the monarch's main official duty is christening ships
7. @@NAME@@ has taken the radical step of electing its future leaders
#465 Lottocracy Causing Lots of Trouble
1. a TV celebrity dominates the nation's newest democratic political party
#502 Scientists Declare That @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ Are Persons
3. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
4. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
1. the decision to be oppressed is now made democratically
#1000 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
4. only native-born @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ who have never left the nation are permitted to run for office
#1315 No Boycott After All; Parliament Just Got Lost
1. drawing straws has given way to straw polls

Removed by:

#0 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
3. elections have been outlawed
#17 Corporations Demand Political Say
3. a dictator has seized power and outlawed elections
#54 Time to Put the Older Senators Out to Pasture?
3. elections are outlawed and a hairstylist has recently received a government appointment
#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
2. martial law has been declared and the populace is kept under tight control
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#182 Younger Voters a Cure for Apathy?
3. the nation's leader appoints ministers directly
#202 Guns or Butter?
1. politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads
#220 Voter Apathy Rising but No One Cares
4. citizens are more concerned about voting for Big Brother contestants than politicians
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
3. the government has repealed elections for fear of 'mob rule'
#243 A Question of Faith
5. @@LEADER@@ is the self-declared God of all @@NAME@@
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
4. pollsters are out of a job as elections have been cancelled
#360 Electile Dysfunction
4. some members of Parliament are illiterate
#427 They Took Our Gubment!
3. the Smalltopian embassy doubles as an electoral campaign headquarters
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
3. the nation's latest batch of politicians include internet comedians, an alleged serial killer, and a highly trained @@ANIMAL@@
5. the only things @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ vote on are cutest @@ANIMAL@@ competitions
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom
#736 A Badly Named Issue
3. tyranny by any other name smells just as sour
#796 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
1. propaganda posters remind citizens that 'opinions are treason'
#812 The Old Boys' Club
5. a twice-bankrupted businessman's promotion to Minister of Finance has caused concern
#1082 It's Hard to Separate the Truth From Entertainment
3. the country is governed by a clique of political insiders known colloquially as The Establishment
4. government doublethinkers have declared that voting is slavery
#1088 Inexpert Opinions
4. the government terminates employment with extreme prejudice
#1161 Chip Off the Ol' Bloc
3. the government has ended partisanship by ending elections
#1192 Child's Play
5. farmers trade ploughshares for swords when military sortition puts them in charge of regiments
#1461 No Shirt, No Shoes, No ID, No Service
4. the only legal elections are for student body president
#1490 @@LEADER@@ Wins Massive Victory!
4. the media only bothers polling the three most exclusive country clubs in the nation

No Dissent

Public protests are illegal.

Gained from:

#125 Bring Back the Ballot?
2. suppression of pro-democracy protests is a daily occurrence
#359 Got Democracy?
1. pro-democracy protesters are shot on sight by state police
5. chemically brainwashed citizens praise @@LEADER@@'s name on an hourly basis
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom

Sometimes gained from:

#2 Reclaim the Streets!
2. bicyclists are banned from major roads
#7 Animal Liberation Front Strikes Again
1. Animal Liberationists are regularly arrested
#12 Death Penalty on Agenda
1. the death penalty has been reintroduced
#48 Give Us Healthcare or Give Us Death!
2. the military has had to quell a recent insurrection by uninsured revolutionaries
5. the military has had to quell a recent insurrection by uninsured revolutionaries
#67 Most Likely to Secede
3. citizens are remarkably well involved in the political process
#73 @@NAME@@ - Without Cars, Going Nowhere Fast
4. anti-environmentalist dissidents must beware of government plants in their midst
#76 Suits in Protest
3. protests are prohibited from blocking traffic
#84 Compulsory Gun Ownership?
1. gun ownership is compulsory
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#130 Filibuster Bust-Up
1. the government is a clear-cut case of tyranny by majority
#137 Arms Industry Demands Respect
1. the arms industry is backed by government subsidies and harsh anti-protest laws are in place
2. the arms industry has been shut down in a surge of pacifism
3. the arms industry is strictly regulated
#138 Keep the Greenbelt Green, Say Protesters
3. environmental protestors are being rounded up and taken away in sinister black vans as a massive land development campaign gets underway
4. environmental protestors are being rounded up and taken away in sinister black vans as a massive land development campaign gets underway
#141 Police Too Pushy?
2. citizens are regularly arrested in queues for 'loitering'
#152 A Capital Idea
2. the words 'private' and 'enterprise' must never appear in the same sentence
#177 Power to the People?
2. the government is cracking down on subversive groups
#189 Dangerously Cheesy
2. popular political cartoonists are thrown in jail for inciting dissent
3. political cartoonists are known for their distinctive odour
#207 Secret Police in @@NAME@@?
1. rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons
3. the police force is rumoured to be made up of evil shadows with no souls
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
1. the government has outlawed extremist parties
#232 Suffragette City
4. women are often jailed for failing to fetch their husbands' slippers
5. women are often jailed for failing to fetch their husbands' slippers
#234 Corruption in the Lobby
3. petitions to the government are being used to insulate politicians' office walls
#254 Freedom Comes at a Price
1. it is illegal to liberate slaves
#257 @@LEADER@@ Assassinated... Almost
2. citizens have an obligation to remain silent and anything they say may be used against them
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
3. the government encourages conflict abroad to increase arms sales
#277 Say Cheese!
3. the secret service is working overtime to find anyone publishing unauthorized material about @@LEADER@@
#281 Free Internet for @@NAME@@?
1. the internet has been placed under government control
#299 Some Like It Hot; Others Don't
4. the state has declared war on the environment and environmentalists by association
#309 Guerrilla Grandparents
2. fortified nursing homes are wracked with daily skirmishes
#310 Too Little Talk?
1. a recent political debate came to a quick close once the ruling party decreed it was "just plain silly"
#313 Conscientious Objectors Want You... To Let Them Abstain
1. military recruitment numbers are down as citizens object on 'moral grounds'
2. conscientious objectors are hanged as traitors
3. priests are being drafted by the church load
4. priests are being drafted by the church load
#326 Knitters in a Knot Over Police Stitch Up
1. families consisting of more than three people are forced to split up
2. criminals rejoice in the streets as the entire police force is sent away on a training retreat
#332 Summit Security Spending Stirs Strife
1. @@CAPITAL@@ is a police state during international summits
#345 Mayors Behaving Badly
1. hordes of faceless civil servants are running cities
#390 [An International Incident] An Unstable Situation
1. the nation's armed forces are recruiting thousands to help colonise Brasilistan
#416 Prophet Margins
4. oracles predict landslide victories for @@LEADER@@ for the next 50 years
#449 A Big Fracking Problem
1. pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects
2. pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects
#458 Bigtopian Lives Matter
3. officer recruitment and police brutality have reached an all-time high
#460 Salt of the Earth
3. the nation's solution to the ongoing famine is to lock up anyone who mentions the famine
4. the nation's solution to the ongoing famine is to lock up anyone who mentions the famine
#466 @@NAME@@ Is Never Ever Getting Back Together... Like Ever
1. the military patrols the streets in search of possible secessionists
#475 Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
2. penal labor is a de facto death sentence
3. firing squads regularly execute dissidents
#480 One Nation's Trash Is Another Nation's Trash
3. barges of dissidents are being "reeducated through water therapy" in the South @@ANIMAL@@ Sea
#483 Do You Want Fries With That?
2. labour strikes are routinely squashed by police
#530 Regenerative Permaculture Emergence
1. @@CAPITAL@@'s main city thoroughfare has been blocked by a row of leyland cypresses that mysteriously appeared overnight
2. possession of tomato seeds with intent to garden is a criminal offence
3. possession of tomato seeds with intent to garden is a criminal offence
#537 Summary Injustice
2. the legal profession considers itself above the law
#541 Spare the Whip, Spoil the Law
1. legislators toe the party line lest the Sergeant-at-Arms decide to conduct "truncheon practice" on the backbench
5. opposition party MPs campaign shirtless to show off their numerous lash scars
#543 Flash, Aaaaaargh!
4. oddly patriotic flash mobs spontaneously sing the national anthem
#552 Must Be a Full Moon
1. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
2. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
3. tourists visit @@NAME@@ to mass-moon @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ politicians
4. the bum of @@LEADER@@ has been voted the most recognisable in @@NAME@@
#554 Welcome to --CENSORED--
1. a proud mining community is considering a rebellion after the Capital officially renamed them 'District XII'
#583 Don't Be a Busk-Kill
5. contestants on @@NAME@@'s Got Talent are screened by the government to make sure that they actually have talent
#657 Put a Fence Around the Commons Floor?
1. nothing gets the party jumping like @@LEADER@@ specifying how high
#684 Murder Most Deniable?
3. the Foreign Ministry thinks an eye for an eye is a blindingly good idea
#690 Hey! @@LEADER@@! Leave Them Kids Alone!
2. citizens who don't recite the Pledge of @@NAME@@ at least three times a day are placed on a terrorist watch-list
3. citizens who don't recite the Pledge of @@NAME@@ at least three times a day are placed on a terrorist watch-list
#701 Monumental Melodrama
2. statue-sitting has replaced the stake-out as the dullest form of police duty
3. a sledgehammer and a spray can are seen as the default tools of political debate
4. racial supremacists have a burning desire to deal with immigrants
#725 Sky's the Limit?
2. the derisively named "Morlocks of Moria" futilely demand time in the sun
#765 Don't Judge Me
4. traffic tickets are punishable by 9000 push-ups
#788 Duel Purposes
1. citizens are encouraged to show displeasure with politicians by poking them with sharp metal sticks
2. citizens are encouraged to show displeasure with politicians by poking them with sharp metal sticks
6. the legal system for the political class is completely separate from the one for normal citizens
#790 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art of the Distraction
3. those on @@LEADER@@'s rumored 'Enemies List' tend to disappear overnight
#794 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Fear and Loathing in @@CAPITAL@@
2. citizens who inform on their neighbors can trade government "loyalty points" for food and other prizes
#795 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Lock Him Up!
2. dissidents' perp walks are repeatedly shown during prime time television
#797 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Yesterday's News
2. citizens are required by law to prominently display a portrait of @@LEADER@@ in their homes
#819 Damned Cold
2. the police turn a blind eye to desecration if it's done in the name of religion or protest
#831 Give Us a Break, @@LEADER@@
2. creating cardboard imitations of missiles is a new top-secret military project
#833 Twitching Up a Storm
4. internet flame wars have been known to cause real-world casualties
#872 Party On, @@LEADER@@!
1. liberals and conservatives try to disqualify each other's candidates on the grounds that "their ideas would never work in the real world"
#875 They See Me Trollin', They Threatenin'
1. 13-year-old internet trolls are treated as a threat on par with terrorists
2. internet moderator is one of the most popular jobs among the nation's more socially awkward citizens
3. internet moderator is one of the most popular jobs among the nation's more socially awkward citizens
4. a death threat has replaced 'hello' as an official greeting in the nation
#913 Couped Up
1. ministers are now allowed to put suggestions in the governmental suggestion box
2. the practice of capital punishment proves divisive
#930 Flag It Down?
2. maritime signalling has become tedious since only the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ flag can be displayed
#949 Jailhouses Rocked!
6. solid-gold toilets are @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ prisons' least expensive furnishings
#958 Pay No Attention to That Donor Behind the Curtain!
5. leakers release information by etching graffiti on bathroom stalls
#963 The @@LEADER@@ Meme
1. internet moderators work overtime to remove memes comparing @@LEADER@@ to cartoon bears
2. the nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments
#998 Without Fear or Favour
3. screenwriters and actors seem to be in short supply these days
#1001 Will the Real Victims Please Stand Up?
3. investigative journalism into politicians' misbehaviour has abruptly ended
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
1. you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule @@NAME@@ but at least the trains run on time
#1031 Down in the Groove
3. punk rockers smash it up and then clean it up
#1039 You've Got Mail
4. everyone apparently sends @@LEADER@@ hair-filled lockets, offers to die heroically, and poetic desires to co-parent a child
#1053 Some Enchanted Evening That Was
4. there is no such thing as an innocent fling in the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ military
#1080 The End Was Nigh
1. military officers are given medals for disobeying orders
#1089 Woman Trouble
1. both injustice and force-feeding are sticking in the craw of hunger-striking suffragettes
2. women are reassured that they're being oppressed for their own good
#1107 Welcome to the Party
2. the Party has more splits than a yo-yo dieter's trousers
3. you gots to be part of the Party to get in to the party
#1124 Signing Off, Your God
2. it is written that heretics die and @@LEADER@@ laughs
#1126 Waste of Time
2. government statistics suggest 115% of the population love @@LEADER@@
#1167 Another Brick in the Wall
1. the sun rises an hour later on border communities
#1172 Piled Higher and Deeper
1. engineers ask liberal arts majors "Do you want fries with that?"
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
1. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
2. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
#1207 Next, Please!
3. mandatory patriotic themes make even the newest movies feel like remakes
#1219 Vat Is a Serious Problem
5. the government prevents violence by committing genocide
#1233 Get Real!
4. it's best to say "yes" if the arbiter asks "what are you, a moron?"
#1261 Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better
3. the government prides itself on being smug and condescending to idiots

Removed by:

#12 Death Penalty on Agenda
1. the death penalty has been reintroduced
#67 Most Likely to Secede
3. citizens are remarkably well involved in the political process
#84 Compulsory Gun Ownership?
1. gun ownership is compulsory
#87 Burn! Burn Everything!
1. crowds of flag-burning protesters tend to accidentally become crowds of burning protesters
2. firebombing politicians' offices has become a common way of expressing dissatisfaction
#130 Filibuster Bust-Up
2. legislation sometimes has to battle through weeks of filibustering to pass
3. the government is forced to pander to the will of every fruitcake politician
#137 Arms Industry Demands Respect
2. the arms industry has been shut down in a surge of pacifism
3. the arms industry is strictly regulated
#153 Protesters Have Gone Too Far, Claim Police
3. protests are legal but strictly supervised
#189 Dangerously Cheesy
1. cheese has become the new icon of political dissent
#207 Secret Police in @@NAME@@?
2. anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper
#222 Terrorists Strike City Centre
6. the streets are ravaged by murder and violence to prove political points
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
2. most governmental positions are filled by zealous nationalists
#310 Too Little Talk?
4. a determined opposition debates the relative benefits of Arial and Times New Roman for days on end
#313 Conscientious Objectors Want You... To Let Them Abstain
1. military recruitment numbers are down as citizens object on 'moral grounds'
#326 Knitters in a Knot Over Police Stitch Up
2. criminals rejoice in the streets as the entire police force is sent away on a training retreat
#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy
#404 404 Issue Not Found
1. politicians accost strangers in the street to ask their problems
#475 Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
4. protest songs are the nation's de facto anthems
#530 Regenerative Permaculture Emergence
1. @@CAPITAL@@'s main city thoroughfare has been blocked by a row of leyland cypresses that mysteriously appeared overnight
#552 Must Be a Full Moon
3. tourists visit @@NAME@@ to mass-moon @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ politicians
4. the bum of @@LEADER@@ has been voted the most recognisable in @@NAME@@
#642 This Way's Kinder
3. cub scouts are being asked to hand in their woggles as the state withdraws funding for scouting
#657 Put a Fence Around the Commons Floor?
2. politicians tend to jump ship to whichever party is currently leading in the polls
#678 A Motion for Seconds
2. @@LEADER@@'s handshakes with opposition leaders usually lead to thumb wars
#701 Monumental Melodrama
3. a sledgehammer and a spray can are seen as the default tools of political debate
#773 Know Thy Selfie
3. @@LEADER@@ makes and breaks shaky peace deals in 140 characters or less
#788 Duel Purposes
1. citizens are encouraged to show displeasure with politicians by poking them with sharp metal sticks
2. citizens are encouraged to show displeasure with politicians by poking them with sharp metal sticks
#789 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] @@CAPITAL@@gate
3. @@LEADER@@ is frequently seen begging critics to stop insulting the government
#790 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art of the Distraction
1. @@LEADER@@ claims no responsibility for what @@LEADER@@'s government does
#797 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Yesterday's News
1. schoolchildren are taught to boo and hiss at @@LEADER@@'s name
4. political cartoons depicting @@LEADER@@'s face on @@A@@ @@ANIMAL@@'s buttocks are selling like hotcakes
#819 Damned Cold
2. the police turn a blind eye to desecration if it's done in the name of religion or protest
#862 Friends Close, Enemies Closer
9. government ministers sport new billboards that read 'Will Trade Votes for Private Members' Bill Support'
#872 Party On, @@LEADER@@!
2. the best way to be heard in politics is to speak softly and carry a big comedy prop
#875 They See Me Trollin', They Threatenin'
4. a death threat has replaced 'hello' as an official greeting in the nation
#913 Couped Up
1. ministers are now allowed to put suggestions in the governmental suggestion box
#949 Jailhouses Rocked!
6. solid-gold toilets are @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ prisons' least expensive furnishings
#963 The @@LEADER@@ Meme
2. the nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments
#1080 The End Was Nigh
1. military officers are given medals for disobeying orders
#1089 Woman Trouble
5. parents tell their little girls that violence is sometimes the answer
#1107 Welcome to the Party
2. the Party has more splits than a yo-yo dieter's trousers
#1126 Waste of Time
1. nobody ever questions the unquestioned rule that questions must always be asked
#1172 Piled Higher and Deeper
1. engineers ask liberal arts majors "Do you want fries with that?"
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
1. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
2. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
#1261 Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better
3. the government prides itself on being smug and condescending to idiots
#1489 No Tern Left Unstoned
3. the people have taken "Hail @@LEADER@@" as an invitation to lob rocks

Pledge of Allegiance

The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.

Gained from:

#484 Patriot or Patri-Not?
1. school children are forced to sing the national anthem every morning
2. school children are forced to sing the national anthem every morning
3. citizens who don't attend the nation's massive military parades tend to disappear overnight
#642 This Way's Kinder
1. squeaky high prepubescent voices recite the patriotic poem "Hail to The Leader!" before each meal
#959 A-Major Debate
5. students who do not recite the national anthem each morning have to drop and give their teacher 50

Removed by:

#484 Patriot or Patri-Not?
5. the nation is so apathetic that @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ can barely find the energy to bring new issues to the government
#690 Hey! @@LEADER@@! Leave Them Kids Alone!
1. the nation's children are known for being even more apathetic and cynical than their parents

Proportional Representation

Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.

Gained from:

Sometimes gained from:

#11 People Request Not So Much Dictatorship, if That's All Right
2. the government is cutting back on the number of political prisoners executed each year
#120 Two Parties for Too Long?
2. the @@NAME@@ Mental Asylum Party have recently won seats in parliament
#125 Bring Back the Ballot?
1. @@NAME@@'s first free elections in recent memory have been successfully concluded
#177 Power to the People?
1. elections have recently been reintroduced to @@NAME@@
#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy
#359 Got Democracy?
3. corrupt Party bureaucrats are being voted out of office in overwhelming numbers
4. widespread voter apathy has been credited to allegations that all candidates are puppets of @@LEADER@@
#360 Electile Dysfunction
3. coalition governments are essential to passing new laws
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
3. the monarch's main official duty is christening ships
7. @@NAME@@ has taken the radical step of electing its future leaders
#465 Lottocracy Causing Lots of Trouble
1. a TV celebrity dominates the nation's newest democratic political party
#502 Scientists Declare That @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ Are Persons
3. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
4. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
#524 Something Is Rotten in the State of @@NAME@@
2. the new coalition government has 99 problems and can't agree on how to fix one
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
1. the decision to be oppressed is now made democratically
#1315 No Boycott After All; Parliament Just Got Lost
1. drawing straws has given way to straw polls

Removed by:

#0 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
3. elections have been outlawed
#17 Corporations Demand Political Say
3. a dictator has seized power and outlawed elections
#54 Time to Put the Older Senators Out to Pasture?
3. elections are outlawed and a hairstylist has recently received a government appointment
#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
2. martial law has been declared and the populace is kept under tight control
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#182 Younger Voters a Cure for Apathy?
3. the nation's leader appoints ministers directly
#202 Guns or Butter?
1. politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads
#220 Voter Apathy Rising but No One Cares
4. citizens are more concerned about voting for Big Brother contestants than politicians
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
3. the government has repealed elections for fear of 'mob rule'
#243 A Question of Faith
5. @@LEADER@@ is the self-declared God of all @@NAME@@
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
4. pollsters are out of a job as elections have been cancelled
#360 Electile Dysfunction
4. some members of Parliament are illiterate
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
3. the nation's latest batch of politicians include internet comedians, an alleged serial killer, and a highly trained @@ANIMAL@@
5. the only things @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ vote on are cutest @@ANIMAL@@ competitions
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom
#736 A Badly Named Issue
3. tyranny by any other name smells just as sour
#796 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
1. propaganda posters remind citizens that 'opinions are treason'
#812 The Old Boys' Club
5. a twice-bankrupted businessman's promotion to Minister of Finance has caused concern
#862 Friends Close, Enemies Closer
8. the government has declared that too much democracy gets in the way of sensible leadership
#1082 It's Hard to Separate the Truth From Entertainment
3. the country is governed by a clique of political insiders known colloquially as The Establishment
4. government doublethinkers have declared that voting is slavery
#1088 Inexpert Opinions
4. the government terminates employment with extreme prejudice
#1161 Chip Off the Ol' Bloc
3. the government has ended partisanship by ending elections
#1192 Child's Play
5. farmers trade ploughshares for swords when military sortition puts them in charge of regiments
#1461 No Shirt, No Shoes, No ID, No Service
4. the only legal elections are for student body president
#1490 @@LEADER@@ Wins Massive Victory!
4. the media only bothers polling the three most exclusive country clubs in the nation

Public Protest

The right to public protest is considered to be essential.

Gained from:

Sometimes gained from:

#2 Reclaim the Streets!
2. bicyclists are banned from major roads
#7 Animal Liberation Front Strikes Again
1. Animal Liberationists are regularly arrested
#12 Death Penalty on Agenda
1. the death penalty has been reintroduced
#48 Give Us Healthcare or Give Us Death!
2. the military has had to quell a recent insurrection by uninsured revolutionaries
5. the military has had to quell a recent insurrection by uninsured revolutionaries
#67 Most Likely to Secede
3. citizens are remarkably well involved in the political process
#84 Compulsory Gun Ownership?
1. gun ownership is compulsory
#87 Burn! Burn Everything!
1. crowds of flag-burning protesters tend to accidentally become crowds of burning protesters
2. firebombing politicians' offices has become a common way of expressing dissatisfaction
#98 Police Want More Than Shiny Badge
3. the streets are plagued with knife-wielding madmen
#130 Filibuster Bust-Up
1. the government is a clear-cut case of tyranny by majority
2. legislation sometimes has to battle through weeks of filibustering to pass
3. the government is forced to pander to the will of every fruitcake politician
#137 Arms Industry Demands Respect
1. the arms industry is backed by government subsidies and harsh anti-protest laws are in place
2. the arms industry has been shut down in a surge of pacifism
3. the arms industry is strictly regulated
#153 Protesters Have Gone Too Far, Claim Police
2. recent protests against birds flying too low have resulted in bloodshed
#189 Dangerously Cheesy
1. cheese has become the new icon of political dissent
#207 Secret Police in @@NAME@@?
2. anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper
#222 Terrorists Strike City Centre
6. the streets are ravaged by murder and violence to prove political points
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
2. most governmental positions are filled by zealous nationalists
#234 Corruption in the Lobby
3. petitions to the government are being used to insulate politicians' office walls
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
3. the government encourages conflict abroad to increase arms sales
#310 Too Little Talk?
4. a determined opposition debates the relative benefits of Arial and Times New Roman for days on end
#313 Conscientious Objectors Want You... To Let Them Abstain
1. military recruitment numbers are down as citizens object on 'moral grounds'
3. priests are being drafted by the church load
4. priests are being drafted by the church load
#326 Knitters in a Knot Over Police Stitch Up
2. criminals rejoice in the streets as the entire police force is sent away on a training retreat
#332 Summit Security Spending Stirs Strife
1. @@CAPITAL@@ is a police state during international summits
#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy
#404 404 Issue Not Found
1. politicians accost strangers in the street to ask their problems
#449 A Big Fracking Problem
1. pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects
2. pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects
#452 Foetal Furore
1. police escort anti-abortion activists to free speech cages if they try to express their views
2. pro-life activists often lecture pregnant women undergoing routine prenatal screening
#466 @@NAME@@ Is Never Ever Getting Back Together... Like Ever
4. the country has essentially become @@POPULATION@@ nations within a nation
#483 Do You Want Fries With That?
2. labour strikes are routinely squashed by police
#530 Regenerative Permaculture Emergence
1. @@CAPITAL@@'s main city thoroughfare has been blocked by a row of leyland cypresses that mysteriously appeared overnight
2. possession of tomato seeds with intent to garden is a criminal offence
3. possession of tomato seeds with intent to garden is a criminal offence
#541 Spare the Whip, Spoil the Law
1. legislators toe the party line lest the Sergeant-at-Arms decide to conduct "truncheon practice" on the backbench
#552 Must Be a Full Moon
1. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
2. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
3. tourists visit @@NAME@@ to mass-moon @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ politicians
4. the bum of @@LEADER@@ has been voted the most recognisable in @@NAME@@
#554 Welcome to --CENSORED--
1. a proud mining community is considering a rebellion after the Capital officially renamed them 'District XII'
#583 Don't Be a Busk-Kill
5. contestants on @@NAME@@'s Got Talent are screened by the government to make sure that they actually have talent
#642 This Way's Kinder
3. cub scouts are being asked to hand in their woggles as the state withdraws funding for scouting
#657 Put a Fence Around the Commons Floor?
1. nothing gets the party jumping like @@LEADER@@ specifying how high
2. politicians tend to jump ship to whichever party is currently leading in the polls
#662 Playful Petitions Pester Politicians
1. real power lies not in the debating room but with those who decide what is debated
#678 A Motion for Seconds
2. @@LEADER@@'s handshakes with opposition leaders usually lead to thumb wars
#701 Monumental Melodrama
2. statue-sitting has replaced the stake-out as the dullest form of police duty
3. a sledgehammer and a spray can are seen as the default tools of political debate
#765 Don't Judge Me
4. traffic tickets are punishable by 9000 push-ups
#773 Know Thy Selfie
3. @@LEADER@@ makes and breaks shaky peace deals in 140 characters or less
#788 Duel Purposes
1. citizens are encouraged to show displeasure with politicians by poking them with sharp metal sticks
2. citizens are encouraged to show displeasure with politicians by poking them with sharp metal sticks
#790 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art of the Distraction
1. @@LEADER@@ claims no responsibility for what @@LEADER@@'s government does
#797 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Yesterday's News
1. schoolchildren are taught to boo and hiss at @@LEADER@@'s name
4. political cartoons depicting @@LEADER@@'s face on @@A@@ @@ANIMAL@@'s buttocks are selling like hotcakes
#819 Damned Cold
2. the police turn a blind eye to desecration if it's done in the name of religion or protest
#831 Give Us a Break, @@LEADER@@
2. creating cardboard imitations of missiles is a new top-secret military project
#862 Friends Close, Enemies Closer
9. government ministers sport new billboards that read 'Will Trade Votes for Private Members' Bill Support'
#872 Party On, @@LEADER@@!
2. the best way to be heard in politics is to speak softly and carry a big comedy prop
#875 They See Me Trollin', They Threatenin'
1. 13-year-old internet trolls are treated as a threat on par with terrorists
2. internet moderator is one of the most popular jobs among the nation's more socially awkward citizens
3. internet moderator is one of the most popular jobs among the nation's more socially awkward citizens
4. a death threat has replaced 'hello' as an official greeting in the nation
#913 Couped Up
1. ministers are now allowed to put suggestions in the governmental suggestion box
#949 Jailhouses Rocked!
6. solid-gold toilets are @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ prisons' least expensive furnishings
#963 The @@LEADER@@ Meme
1. internet moderators work overtime to remove memes comparing @@LEADER@@ to cartoon bears
2. the nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments
#1031 Down in the Groove
3. punk rockers smash it up and then clean it up
#1080 The End Was Nigh
1. military officers are given medals for disobeying orders
#1107 Welcome to the Party
2. the Party has more splits than a yo-yo dieter's trousers
#1172 Piled Higher and Deeper
1. engineers ask liberal arts majors "Do you want fries with that?"
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
1. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
2. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
#1233 Get Real!
4. it's best to say "yes" if the arbiter asks "what are you, a moron?"
#1261 Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better
3. the government prides itself on being smug and condescending to idiots
#1408 (A Lot Of) Pennies for Your Thoughts
1. out-of-work actors say they can't complain
2. surprising numbers of poor people are protesting against taxing the rich
3. a few people seem to spend their whole time complaining
4. chanting protestors ask "WHAT DO WE WANT?" and reply "MORE OF THE SAME"
#1438 Push Polling
1. the mob vote is a crucial electoral demographic
2. the nation's democracy attracts huddled masses yearning to breathe free
#1489 No Tern Left Unstoned
3. the people have taken "Hail @@LEADER@@" as an invitation to lob rocks
#1507 Busting to Go
1. a major piece of minority legislation allows a majority of minority interests to majorly undermine majority politics

Removed by:

#12 Death Penalty on Agenda
2. extreme political groups are outlawed
#67 Most Likely to Secede
2. the government violently suppresses separatist movements
#73 @@NAME@@ - Without Cars, Going Nowhere Fast
4. anti-environmentalist dissidents must beware of government plants in their midst
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#125 Bring Back the Ballot?
2. suppression of pro-democracy protests is a daily occurrence
#138 Keep the Greenbelt Green, Say Protesters
3. environmental protestors are being rounded up and taken away in sinister black vans as a massive land development campaign gets underway
4. environmental protestors are being rounded up and taken away in sinister black vans as a massive land development campaign gets underway
#152 A Capital Idea
2. the words 'private' and 'enterprise' must never appear in the same sentence
#153 Protesters Have Gone Too Far, Claim Police
1. protests are illegal
3. protests are legal but strictly supervised
#177 Power to the People?
2. the government is cracking down on subversive groups
#207 Secret Police in @@NAME@@?
1. rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons
3. the police force is rumoured to be made up of evil shadows with no souls
#257 @@LEADER@@ Assassinated... Almost
2. citizens have an obligation to remain silent and anything they say may be used against them
#277 Say Cheese!
3. the secret service is working overtime to find anyone publishing unauthorized material about @@LEADER@@
#299 Some Like It Hot; Others Don't
4. the state has declared war on the environment and environmentalists by association
#326 Knitters in a Knot Over Police Stitch Up
1. families consisting of more than three people are forced to split up
#345 Mayors Behaving Badly
1. hordes of faceless civil servants are running cities
#359 Got Democracy?
1. pro-democracy protesters are shot on sight by state police
5. chemically brainwashed citizens praise @@LEADER@@'s name on an hourly basis
#390 [An International Incident] An Unstable Situation
1. the nation's armed forces are recruiting thousands to help colonise Brasilistan
#458 Bigtopian Lives Matter
3. officer recruitment and police brutality have reached an all-time high
#541 Spare the Whip, Spoil the Law
5. opposition party MPs campaign shirtless to show off their numerous lash scars
#543 Flash, Aaaaaargh!
4. oddly patriotic flash mobs spontaneously sing the national anthem
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom
#600 Making a House a Home
6. @@LEADER@@ often plays real life games of Tower Defense against hordes of angry villagers
#605 The Noblest of Intentions
2. titles of nobility are packaged with @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ citizenship in invite-only auctions
#662 Playful Petitions Pester Politicians
2. a petition to make petitions important again has been deemed unimportant
#790 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] The Art of the Distraction
3. those on @@LEADER@@'s rumored 'Enemies List' tend to disappear overnight
#792 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Why Can't We Be Friends?
3. nobody accepts @@LEADER@@'s dinner invitations anymore
#794 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Fear and Loathing in @@CAPITAL@@
2. citizens who inform on their neighbors can trade government "loyalty points" for food and other prizes
#795 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Lock Him Up!
2. dissidents' perp walks are repeatedly shown during prime time television
#796 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
3. the nation's unofficial motto is "Fear Thy Neighbour"
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
1. you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule @@NAME@@ but at least the trains run on time
#1039 You've Got Mail
4. everyone apparently sends @@LEADER@@ hair-filled lockets, offers to die heroically, and poetic desires to co-parent a child
#1089 Woman Trouble
1. both injustice and force-feeding are sticking in the craw of hunger-striking suffragettes
2. women are reassured that they're being oppressed for their own good
#1124 Signing Off, Your God
2. it is written that heretics die and @@LEADER@@ laughs
#1126 Waste of Time
2. government statistics suggest 115% of the population love @@LEADER@@
#1167 Another Brick in the Wall
1. the sun rises an hour later on border communities
#1219 Vat Is a Serious Problem
5. the government prevents violence by committing genocide

Sometimes removed by:

#2 Reclaim the Streets!
2. bicyclists are banned from major roads
#7 Animal Liberation Front Strikes Again
1. Animal Liberationists are regularly arrested
#48 Give Us Healthcare or Give Us Death!
2. the military has had to quell a recent insurrection by uninsured revolutionaries
5. the military has had to quell a recent insurrection by uninsured revolutionaries
#76 Suits in Protest
3. protests are prohibited from blocking traffic
#87 Burn! Burn Everything!
3. people caught mistreating @@NAME@@'s flag generally wind up in a great deal of pain
#130 Filibuster Bust-Up
1. the government is a clear-cut case of tyranny by majority
#137 Arms Industry Demands Respect
1. the arms industry is backed by government subsidies and harsh anti-protest laws are in place
#141 Police Too Pushy?
2. citizens are regularly arrested in queues for 'loitering'
#189 Dangerously Cheesy
2. popular political cartoonists are thrown in jail for inciting dissent
3. political cartoonists are known for their distinctive odour
4. cheese has been labelled a dangerous weapon and banned
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
1. the government has outlawed extremist parties
#232 Suffragette City
4. women are often jailed for failing to fetch their husbands' slippers
5. women are often jailed for failing to fetch their husbands' slippers
#234 Corruption in the Lobby
3. petitions to the government are being used to insulate politicians' office walls
#254 Freedom Comes at a Price
1. it is illegal to liberate slaves
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
3. the government encourages conflict abroad to increase arms sales
#281 Free Internet for @@NAME@@?
1. the internet has been placed under government control
#309 Guerrilla Grandparents
2. fortified nursing homes are wracked with daily skirmishes
#310 Too Little Talk?
1. a recent political debate came to a quick close once the ruling party decreed it was "just plain silly"
#313 Conscientious Objectors Want You... To Let Them Abstain
2. conscientious objectors are hanged as traitors
3. priests are being drafted by the church load
4. priests are being drafted by the church load
#332 Summit Security Spending Stirs Strife
1. @@CAPITAL@@ is a police state during international summits
#416 Prophet Margins
4. oracles predict landslide victories for @@LEADER@@ for the next 50 years
#449 A Big Fracking Problem
1. pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects
2. pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects
#452 Foetal Furore
1. police escort anti-abortion activists to free speech cages if they try to express their views
4. preachers and little old ladies disappear from their homes at night and are never heard from again
#460 Salt of the Earth
3. the nation's solution to the ongoing famine is to lock up anyone who mentions the famine
4. the nation's solution to the ongoing famine is to lock up anyone who mentions the famine
#466 @@NAME@@ Is Never Ever Getting Back Together... Like Ever
1. the military patrols the streets in search of possible secessionists
2. political dissidents are cut off from essential services
#480 One Nation's Trash Is Another Nation's Trash
3. barges of dissidents are being "reeducated through water therapy" in the South @@ANIMAL@@ Sea
#483 Do You Want Fries With That?
2. labour strikes are routinely squashed by police
#515 Little Green Men
2. entire provinces are being suppressed for collectively "planning terrorist attacks"
4. the government refuses to transmit electricity to secessionist regions
#530 Regenerative Permaculture Emergence
2. possession of tomato seeds with intent to garden is a criminal offence
3. possession of tomato seeds with intent to garden is a criminal offence
#537 Summary Injustice
2. the legal profession considers itself above the law
#541 Spare the Whip, Spoil the Law
1. legislators toe the party line lest the Sergeant-at-Arms decide to conduct "truncheon practice" on the backbench
#552 Must Be a Full Moon
1. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
2. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
#554 Welcome to --CENSORED--
1. a proud mining community is considering a rebellion after the Capital officially renamed them 'District XII'
#583 Don't Be a Busk-Kill
5. contestants on @@NAME@@'s Got Talent are screened by the government to make sure that they actually have talent
#657 Put a Fence Around the Commons Floor?
1. nothing gets the party jumping like @@LEADER@@ specifying how high
#662 Playful Petitions Pester Politicians
1. real power lies not in the debating room but with those who decide what is debated
#684 Murder Most Deniable?
3. the Foreign Ministry thinks an eye for an eye is a blindingly good idea
#690 Hey! @@LEADER@@! Leave Them Kids Alone!
2. citizens who don't recite the Pledge of @@NAME@@ at least three times a day are placed on a terrorist watch-list
3. citizens who don't recite the Pledge of @@NAME@@ at least three times a day are placed on a terrorist watch-list
#701 Monumental Melodrama
2. statue-sitting has replaced the stake-out as the dullest form of police duty
4. racial supremacists have a burning desire to deal with immigrants
#725 Sky's the Limit?
2. the derisively named "Morlocks of Moria" futilely demand time in the sun
#765 Don't Judge Me
4. traffic tickets are punishable by 9000 push-ups
#788 Duel Purposes
6. the legal system for the political class is completely separate from the one for normal citizens
#797 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Yesterday's News
2. citizens are required by law to prominently display a portrait of @@LEADER@@ in their homes
#831 Give Us a Break, @@LEADER@@
2. creating cardboard imitations of missiles is a new top-secret military project
#833 Twitching Up a Storm
4. internet flame wars have been known to cause real-world casualties
#872 Party On, @@LEADER@@!
1. liberals and conservatives try to disqualify each other's candidates on the grounds that "their ideas would never work in the real world"
#875 They See Me Trollin', They Threatenin'
1. 13-year-old internet trolls are treated as a threat on par with terrorists
2. internet moderator is one of the most popular jobs among the nation's more socially awkward citizens
3. internet moderator is one of the most popular jobs among the nation's more socially awkward citizens
#913 Couped Up
2. the practice of capital punishment proves divisive
#930 Flag It Down?
2. maritime signalling has become tedious since only the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ flag can be displayed
#958 Pay No Attention to That Donor Behind the Curtain!
5. leakers release information by etching graffiti on bathroom stalls
#963 The @@LEADER@@ Meme
1. internet moderators work overtime to remove memes comparing @@LEADER@@ to cartoon bears
#998 Without Fear or Favour
3. screenwriters and actors seem to be in short supply these days
#1001 Will the Real Victims Please Stand Up?
3. investigative journalism into politicians' misbehaviour has abruptly ended
#1031 Down in the Groove
3. punk rockers smash it up and then clean it up
#1053 Some Enchanted Evening That Was
4. there is no such thing as an innocent fling in the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ military
#1107 Welcome to the Party
3. you gots to be part of the Party to get in to the party
#1207 Next, Please!
3. mandatory patriotic themes make even the newest movies feel like remakes
#1233 Get Real!
4. it's best to say "yes" if the arbiter asks "what are you, a moron?"
#1408 (A Lot Of) Pennies for Your Thoughts
1. out-of-work actors say they can't complain
2. surprising numbers of poor people are protesting against taxing the rich
#1438 Push Polling
2. the nation's democracy attracts huddled masses yearning to breathe free
#1507 Busting to Go
2. gangs of political bullies tell minority voices to "shut up because we say so"

Sortition

Parliamentarians are randomly selected.

Gained from:

#360 Electile Dysfunction
4. some members of Parliament are illiterate
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
3. the nation's latest batch of politicians include internet comedians, an alleged serial killer, and a highly trained @@ANIMAL@@
#812 The Old Boys' Club
5. a twice-bankrupted businessman's promotion to Minister of Finance has caused concern
#1192 Child's Play
5. farmers trade ploughshares for swords when military sortition puts them in charge of regiments

Sometimes gained from:

#0 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
3. elections have been outlawed
#17 Corporations Demand Political Say
3. a dictator has seized power and outlawed elections
#54 Time to Put the Older Senators Out to Pasture?
3. elections are outlawed and a hairstylist has recently received a government appointment
#182 Younger Voters a Cure for Apathy?
3. the nation's leader appoints ministers directly
#202 Guns or Butter?
1. politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads
#220 Voter Apathy Rising but No One Cares
4. citizens are more concerned about voting for Big Brother contestants than politicians
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
3. the government has repealed elections for fear of 'mob rule'
#243 A Question of Faith
5. @@LEADER@@ is the self-declared God of all @@NAME@@
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
4. pollsters are out of a job as elections have been cancelled
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
5. the only things @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ vote on are cutest @@ANIMAL@@ competitions
#736 A Badly Named Issue
3. tyranny by any other name smells just as sour
#1082 It's Hard to Separate the Truth From Entertainment
3. the country is governed by a clique of political insiders known colloquially as The Establishment
4. government doublethinkers have declared that voting is slavery
#1088 Inexpert Opinions
4. the government terminates employment with extreme prejudice
#1161 Chip Off the Ol' Bloc
3. the government has ended partisanship by ending elections
#1461 No Shirt, No Shoes, No ID, No Service
4. the only legal elections are for student body president
#1490 @@LEADER@@ Wins Massive Victory!
4. the media only bothers polling the three most exclusive country clubs in the nation

Removed by:

#61 Should the Government Grant Estates and Titles of Nobility?
1. society and government have been organized according to a feudal hierarchy
#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
2. martial law has been declared and the populace is kept under tight control
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
1. councils up and down the country wrangle over legal matters
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy
#359 Got Democracy?
4. widespread voter apathy has been credited to allegations that all candidates are puppets of @@LEADER@@
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
7. @@NAME@@ has taken the radical step of electing its future leaders
#465 Lottocracy Causing Lots of Trouble
1. a TV celebrity dominates the nation's newest democratic political party
#502 Scientists Declare That @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ Are Persons
3. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
4. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
1. the decision to be oppressed is now made democratically
#1315 No Boycott After All; Parliament Just Got Lost
1. drawing straws has given way to straw polls

State Press

Only state-controlled media is permitted.

Gained from:

#39 Scandal Rocks @@NAME@@'s Government!
1. newspapers may not print any negative stories about the government
#177 Power to the People?
2. the government is cracking down on subversive groups
#178 Free Press Too Free?
3. all news sources are under strict government control
#181 Radio Rebels Ruffle Government
2. a spate of enforced closures has left 'Government FM' as the nation's only radio station
#269 Stop the Presses!
3. daily newspapers are permitted to run only pro-government stories
#275 Wiki Worries
3. the Ministry of Truthiness now manages the entire media industry
#277 Say Cheese!
3. the secret service is working overtime to find anyone publishing unauthorized material about @@LEADER@@
#592 Infamy! Infamy! They've All Got It in for Me!
3. the tawdry celebrity gossip section has moved to the front page of most newspapers
#704 It's Not Lying, It's Post-Truth
2. perverts across the land rejoice after 'sexual harassment' was recently renamed 'persuasive courting'
#796 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
2. state media sings the praises of Greatest Hero Beloved Dear Leader @@LEADER@@
#1036 When in Maxtopia
3. state media insists that @@LEADER@@ is the most fashionable leader in @@REGION@@
#1039 You've Got Mail
4. everyone apparently sends @@LEADER@@ hair-filled lockets, offers to die heroically, and poetic desires to co-parent a child
#1077 With Friends Like These...
3. hit TV comedies "The Big Government Theory" and "Young @@LEADER@@" have high ratings but low quality
#1165 Crosswords Beget Angry Letters
5. the government-run newspapers insist that everything is fine

Sometimes gained from:

#315 Creative Flowers Withering Under Legislation
4. citizens are only allowed to view government-approved TV shows

Removed by:

#275 Wiki Worries
1. the "Underwear of Women in Power" issue of The @@CAPITAL@@ Times is sold out
#323 Get Teens Out of MyFace?
3. the fastest growing demographic of porn viewership is twelve to seventeen
#354 Subversive Shortwaves
4. sociologists can charge whatever fee they like as the nation tries to find itself
#636 Going on the Cyber Offensive
1. school teachers check the staff room for hidden webcams before complaining about rebellious students
#712 Flight of the Rich and Famous
3. government officials sit helplessly as they are labelled 'Pompous Womples' by celebrities
#1011 State of the Media
4. former public radio talk pundits are being deployed to front line war zones
#1174 Bad Press
3. the recently liberated free press cautiously uses compliment sandwiches to cushion its criticisms of @@LEADER@@
#1427 May the Fourth Estate Be With You
4. calling @@LEADER@@ a tyrant is seen as the ultimate compliment

Term Limits

Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.

Gained from:

Sometimes gained from:

#11 People Request Not So Much Dictatorship, if That's All Right
2. the government is cutting back on the number of political prisoners executed each year
#54 Time to Put the Older Senators Out to Pasture?
1. strict term limits have been applied to all elected offices
#125 Bring Back the Ballot?
1. @@NAME@@'s first free elections in recent memory have been successfully concluded
#177 Power to the People?
1. elections have recently been reintroduced to @@NAME@@
#306 A Matter of Trust
3. the Father of the House has been in office just shy of a fortnight
#339 The Bear Necessities
1. workers have seized control of the economy
#359 Got Democracy?
3. corrupt Party bureaucrats are being voted out of office in overwhelming numbers
4. widespread voter apathy has been credited to allegations that all candidates are puppets of @@LEADER@@
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
3. the monarch's main official duty is christening ships
7. @@NAME@@ has taken the radical step of electing its future leaders
#465 Lottocracy Causing Lots of Trouble
1. a TV celebrity dominates the nation's newest democratic political party
#502 Scientists Declare That @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ Are Persons
3. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
4. the new @@ANIMAL@@ Supremacy Party is faring well in the polls
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
1. the decision to be oppressed is now made democratically
#1315 No Boycott After All; Parliament Just Got Lost
1. drawing straws has given way to straw polls

Removed by:

#0 Should Democracy Be Compulsory?
3. elections have been outlawed
#17 Corporations Demand Political Say
3. a dictator has seized power and outlawed elections
#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
2. martial law has been declared and the populace is kept under tight control
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#182 Younger Voters a Cure for Apathy?
3. the nation's leader appoints ministers directly
#202 Guns or Butter?
1. politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads
#220 Voter Apathy Rising but No One Cares
4. citizens are more concerned about voting for Big Brother contestants than politicians
#230 Extremists on the Ballot Sheet
3. the government has repealed elections for fear of 'mob rule'
#243 A Question of Faith
5. @@LEADER@@ is the self-declared God of all @@NAME@@
#267 Controversial Coup Causes Commotion
4. pollsters are out of a job as elections have been cancelled
#360 Electile Dysfunction
4. some members of Parliament are illiterate
#534 Too Few Cooks in the Kitchen
3. the nation's latest batch of politicians include internet comedians, an alleged serial killer, and a highly trained @@ANIMAL@@
5. the only things @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ vote on are cutest @@ANIMAL@@ competitions
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
3. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are free from pain - but the side effects include loss of individual thought and freedom
#736 A Badly Named Issue
3. tyranny by any other name smells just as sour
#796 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
1. propaganda posters remind citizens that 'opinions are treason'
#812 The Old Boys' Club
5. a twice-bankrupted businessman's promotion to Minister of Finance has caused concern
#1024 Terms and Conditions Apply?
1. politicians have tenure
#1082 It's Hard to Separate the Truth From Entertainment
3. the country is governed by a clique of political insiders known colloquially as The Establishment
4. government doublethinkers have declared that voting is slavery
#1088 Inexpert Opinions
4. the government terminates employment with extreme prejudice
#1161 Chip Off the Ol' Bloc
3. the government has ended partisanship by ending elections
#1192 Child's Play
5. farmers trade ploughshares for swords when military sortition puts them in charge of regiments
#1461 No Shirt, No Shoes, No ID, No Service
4. the only legal elections are for student body president
#1490 @@LEADER@@ Wins Massive Victory!
4. the media only bothers polling the three most exclusive country clubs in the nation

Theocracy

Worship of the official state religion is mandatory.

Gained from:

#70 Purge the Infidels!
1. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
2. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
#91 Sacramental Tax Time?
4. membership in @@FAITH@@ is mandatory and all other faith organisations are banned
#333 No Sacrifice, No Sacrifice at All
5. there are major delays at immigration checkpoints as travellers are forced to prove they belong to @@FAITH@@
#363 The Apotheosis of @@LEADER@@?
5. failure to pay the thrice-daily homage to the divine @@LEADER@@ is punishable by death
#897 The Devil's Playground
3. the New @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Thesaurus lists "love" and "oppress" as synonyms
#944 Deadly Persuasion
5. the nation is now officially a purple state
#1066 It's an Honour Just to Be Condemned
1. every day's an auto-de-fé day
#1128 Get Thee Behind Me, Santa
4. favourite sermons have replaced campfire horror stories on teenage wilderness trips

Sometimes gained from:

#38 @@NAME@@ Looks to the Stars
3. religious classes are compulsory for all school students
#60 Supreme Court Nomination
3. the judicial system legislates morality
4. the judicial system legislates morality
#91 Sacramental Tax Time?
1. religious organizations are being forced to leave the country or pay income taxes like everybody else
2. religious organizations are being forced to leave the country or pay income taxes like everybody else
#128 Ban the Burka?
3. government officials raid public buildings to remove all mention of G*d or r******n
#140 A Grave Problem
2. cremation is compulsory for the deceased
#146 Evolution: Truth or Witchcraft?
2. the teaching of evolution has been banned
#172 Church Attendances Reaching New Low, Warn Priests
1. atheists refusing to attend church are heavily fined by the government
#196 Violent Violetists Protest Artists
1. government-sponsored gallows are being erected by Violetist temples
4. anyone who doesn't attend Official Governmental Religious Services is fined
#219 Nobody Expects the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Inquisition!
3. atheists and evolutionary biologists are fleeing the country like rats from a sinking ship
#243 A Question of Faith
4. open-heart surgery is taught in seminaries
5. @@LEADER@@ is the self-declared God of all @@NAME@@
#245 Clash of Cultures
1. immigrants are required to salute the flag five times a day
#363 The Apotheosis of @@LEADER@@?
2. government policy is dictated by @@FAITH@@
#382 The Appropriate Amount of Appropriation
4. immigrants are asked to leave their cultural traditions and pride at the border
#451 A Proselyte to Burn
2. the nation's new religious police burn blasphemers on bonfires of their own books
#510 Possession, Protection or Poppycock?
2. children fear compulsory visits to their spiritual advisors more than the dentist
#520 Preach With Me if You Want to Live
1. the last thing @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ soldiers hear before charging into battle is a preacher trying to convert them
#549 Feasting or Fasting?
3. applications to enter seminaries spike right before the obligatory fasts
#550 10 Awful Crimes You Just Won't Believe!
2. church and state are inseparable in their influence on education
#556 Here Be Dragons?
2. all fantasy fiction has officially been deemed non-canon
#598 A Violet Trojan Horse
3. burning members of the Order of Violet is the nation's favorite pastime
#616 You Are Feeling Very Very Sleepy and Not at All Gay
2. sexuality-questioning teenagers are placed in locked rooms with dirty magazines and lewd posters
#658 A Sickening Dilemma
3. adult stores are all sold out of whips
#674 Let Them Eat Rainbow Cake!
1. male friends are often accompanied by a female relative in order to prove their 'straightness'
2. male friends are often accompanied by a female relative in order to prove their 'straightness'
3. homophobia is off the menu
4. seats at the back of the bus are reserved for homosexuals
#702 Has Your Room Been Booked?
3. holidaymakers sleep curled up on the floor as hotel beds are replaced with oversized bookcases
4. holidaymakers sleep curled up on the floor as hotel beds are replaced with oversized bookcases
#703 Divine Decoration
4. the hills are alive with the smell of burning flesh
#720 Cui Bono?
3. shanty towns of homeless immigrants are the ideal recruiting ground for terrorist organisations
#743 [The Enemy Within] Here, There and Everywhere
4. on streets of broken glass people are being murdered for their faith
#746 [The Enemy Within] There's a Place
5. nobody dares to so much as wear violet-coloured clothing in public
#759 Marry, Marry, Quite Contrarily
1. bitter pastors forced to officiate gay marriage 'accidentally' pronounce couples "husband and abomination"
#819 Damned Cold
4. straitjackets are a common religious garb
#836 Don't Drink the Grape Punch
1. the nation's faithful often say there is a higher power watching over them
#840 Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
1. the standardised national curriculum requires that all-male classes be taught why they have periods
#857 Are You There God Particle? It's Me, @@LEADER@@
3. the new Grand Inquisitor of Righteous Scientific Inquiry has ordered a surprising amount of hemlock
#891 Preach It!
1. citizens are prohibited from raising their voice above thirty decibels in commercial districts
2. street preachers sell salvation with a side order of shame on every corner
#904 Yours Insincerely
4. politicians are fired for opening subjective statements with "I believe"
#914 Shepherds Without a Flock
5. the only religious freedom citizens have is which religion they want to oppress them
#943 Big Love, Big Problems?
1. former polygamists always seem to have a huge number of visiting cousins
#944 Deadly Persuasion
1. uploading purple prose to social media earns a place on a government watchlist
#970 For Want of a Nail
7. it's a miracle that there aren't more plane crashes
#977 Tragedy of Wounded Earlobe
3. tribal villagers hide behind the sofa when missionaries knock at their doors
#979 A Patronising Statement
3. modern @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ art is so hot right now
#983 Doctors' Orders
1. pregnant hitchhikers with signs requesting rides to "competent care" are a common sight on @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ roads
2. doctors who mutter "Oh my God" often lose their medical license
#1120 Following Yonder Star
2. dissidents are commonly labelled as baby-killers
3. @@LEADER@@ claims to know what infants are thinking
#1128 Get Thee Behind Me, Santa
2. children usually cry on their first day of school
3. children usually cry on their first day of school
#1131 Safe Sects
1. the path to inner peace is paved with state-mandated punishment
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
1. heretic deviants are free to practice their deviance outside of @@NAME@@
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
5. children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia
6. children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia
#1202 A Timely Intervention
5. citizens pray for sunshine so that they can use illicit sundials for timekeeping
#1232 I've Got 99 Problems but @@FAITH@@ Ain't One
1. the act of reporting blasphemy is known as 'Orthodoxxing'
#1284 How to Choose the Chosen One
1. children are encouraged to fail at school so as not to appear too enlightened
2. minority children find the right answer in school tests is always the most insulting one
3. small children pause apologies for their misdeeds to ask what fiscal insolvency actually is
#1326 Hostile Hospitality
3. fire and brimstone sermons are accompanied by napalm and fragmentation bombs
#1346 The Problem With Peyote
1. the only soporific permitted during sermons is the preacher's voice
#1417 Nun on the Run
4. every political party claims that their platform is based on divine revelation
#1457 Use the Farce, @@LEADER@@
3. the only film released this month was "Prayervengers: Heresy War"
#1458 Children of @@FAITH@@
2. priests roam the streets with child-catcher nets
#1483 The Unkindest Cut
1. the government regrets to say that it is forced to make cuts to citizens
2. the government regrets to say that it is forced to make cuts to citizens

Removed by:

#6 Appointment of Spiritual Advisor
2. the government's religious works are headed by a New Age guru
#58 Violent Violetists Demand Blood!
1. homeless people are periodically found dead upon altars to assorted deities
#70 Purge the Infidels!
3. the government is avowedly secular
4. religious people are committed to mental institutions for treatment
#91 Sacramental Tax Time?
3. televangelists flaunt their expensive cars when they attend charity events
#128 Ban the Burka?
2. there have been sightings of people walking around dressed in nothing but leopard-skin g-strings for 'religious reasons'
#146 Evolution: Truth or Witchcraft?
3. biology and religious education classes have recently been merged
4. children are sent to either religious or secular schools
#172 Church Attendances Reaching New Low, Warn Priests
2. the government is spending billions of @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@ on helping citizens find spiritual enlightenment
#196 Violent Violetists Protest Artists
5. people of faith are sent to twelve-step programs for 'The Cure'
#219 Nobody Expects the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Inquisition!
2. radio shows frequently feature people denouncing religion
#243 A Question of Faith
2. the government has declined to declare any particular religion as its 'official' one
#245 Clash of Cultures
2. racial and religious segregation has become rife as the various groups are loath to mingle
#298 Cults: Harmless or Heretics?
3. young people crowd pizza parlors praying to 'The Supreme Pizza, His Immaculate Munchiness'
4. believers must practice religion behind church doors lest the government smite them with a mighty fine
#363 The Apotheosis of @@LEADER@@?
3. tax rises are attributed to divine will
4. the government is seen as openly hostile to all religion
#520 Preach With Me if You Want to Live
2. the military has declared war on all religious influence
3. military units are often seen arguing over which one is truly favored by the gods
#536 Any Witch Way Spells Disaster
3. young and brooding teens are welcomed with open arms to the Dogwarts School of Strangeness and Sorcery
#572 Reading, Your Rights
1. nobody is allowed to stop the local daycare from reading Nietzsche to pre-schoolers
#598 A Violet Trojan Horse
1. children in school playgrounds can be heard chanting the hymns of the Order of Violet
4. political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions
#616 You Are Feeling Very Very Sleepy and Not at All Gay
2. sexuality-questioning teenagers are placed in locked rooms with dirty magazines and lewd posters
#619 X Marks the Cult?
1. livestock mutilations are on the rise
#648 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
1. cassocked priests and choirboys believe that what happens behind closed doors stays behind closed doors
3. it's considered a valid legal defence to say "a demon made me do it"
#665 In Nomine Ecclesiae
4. atheism is seen as a prerequisite for political power
#674 Let Them Eat Rainbow Cake!
1. male friends are often accompanied by a female relative in order to prove their 'straightness'
2. male friends are often accompanied by a female relative in order to prove their 'straightness'
#695 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Paying Taxes
1. citizens often pray for divine guidance in supermarkets
#702 Has Your Room Been Booked?
2. official Sermon-Free Zones are set-up around the nation's hotels
#703 Divine Decoration
2. garishly-decorated government buildings are being hailed as the height of 'religious nouveau'
3. garishly-decorated government buildings are being hailed as the height of 'religious nouveau'
#743 [The Enemy Within] Here, There and Everywhere
1. everyone hates people who encourage hate
#744 [The Enemy Within] I Want to Hold Your Hand
1. the family of @@LEADER@@ bite their thumbs at paparazzi intrusions
2. under love's heavy burden @@LEADER@@ sinks lower in the political right's esteem
#746 [The Enemy Within] There's a Place
4. the national policy on terrorism is "forgive and forget"
#759 Marry, Marry, Quite Contrarily
2. gay couples have to travel to Brancaland to find a church that will actually let them wed
3. the government's stance on marriage is 'Let @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ marry themselves'
#819 Damned Cold
2. the police turn a blind eye to desecration if it's done in the name of religion or protest
3. superstitious folk make gestures to ward off evil whenever they see a refrigeration unit
#836 Don't Drink the Grape Punch
2. the "right of sanctuary" stops police pursuit into temples and churches
3. the "right of sanctuary" stops police pursuit into temples and churches
#891 Preach It!
2. street preachers sell salvation with a side order of shame on every corner
#897 The Devil's Playground
2. Occam's razor has sliced to pieces any childhood belief in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy
#914 Shepherds Without a Flock
4. the dwindling faithful in the nation make expensive pilgrimages to the remaining places of worship
#939 A Question of Bad Faith
1. burnt-out forty-foot-tall wicker men dot the countryside
3. a surprising number of police officers have been arrested for @@ANIMAL@@ sacrifices
4. children who express a belief in Santa are labelled 'delusional cultists'
#943 Big Love, Big Problems?
2. people hearing voices that tell them to commit crimes are automatically assumed to be holy
#944 Deadly Persuasion
4. children who write letters to Santa Claus end up in straitjackets
#977 Tragedy of Wounded Earlobe
1. the stacked neck-ring is this season's hottest fashion item
#983 Doctors' Orders
1. pregnant hitchhikers with signs requesting rides to "competent care" are a common sight on @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ roads
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
1. you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule @@NAME@@ but at least the trains run on time
3. folk are absolutely certain that you can never be absolutely certain
#1120 Following Yonder Star
1. a formerly quiet little town is now booming as both a cult centre and a tourist attraction
#1124 Signing Off, Your God
4. it is written that unbelievers perish in fire and brimstone but that's okay
#1131 Safe Sects
3. religious epiphanies are often cited as a reason for high school drop-outs
#1151 Gotta Go Fast
3. workers of "fairweather faith" claim six months of paid leave for holy days per year
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily
4. the world is looking a bit more worldly
#1178 No Need to Beat Yourself Up About It
3. government adverts say that twelve lashes a day keeps divine wrath at bay
#1180 Death Doesn't Discriminate
6. uprooting flowers for religious ceremonies is a felony
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
1. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
2. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
#1198 The Death Debate Isn't Dead Yet
2. there's never a spare chair in the retirement home
#1204 Homecoming Queen
1. the Violetist community celebrates bombshells being dropped on @@NAME@@
#1231 Save Our Souls
5. the nation takes the world's poor and tired and the huddled Masses yearning to breathe free
#1232 I've Got 99 Problems but @@FAITH@@ Ain't One
4. taxpayers receive expenditure reports from the Grand High Poobah of the Order of Violet
5. taxpayers receive expenditure reports from the Grand High Poobah of the Order of Violet
6. the writing style of religious hymns often changes mid-stanza
#1238 No Shoes, No Service
1. posh restaurants scatter glass fragments on the dining room floor to keep out barefoot undesirables
#1250 @@NAME@@'s Next Top Mohel
2. ceremonial zweihänders are used in holy rituals
#1284 How to Choose the Chosen One
4. government forces are said to be deterred by signs reading "No Spam, Cold Callers or Central Government - Thank You"
#1325 Having Faith in Communism
2. the day of rest is much more restful
3. government has seized the opium of the people
#1346 The Problem With Peyote
2. party-lovers often change religions just for the weekend
#1417 Nun on the Run
3. citizens ask "how many crooks could a nunchuck hook if a nun had nunchucks too?"
#1457 Use the Farce, @@LEADER@@
2. government statisticians explain census inaccuracies by declaring that "Sith happens"
#1468 Meat With Approval
1. the traditional Violetist dish of stuffed sheep's head is served with an intense look of shock upon its face

Sometimes removed by:

#456 Heads Will Roll
2. biker gangs and fashionistas are converting to the Tranquility of Yellow en masse
#467 Saving Your Own Foreskin
2. bris parties are all the rage

Society

AI Personhood

Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.

Gained from:

#82 AI Researchers Rally for Android Rights
2. major internet servers have acquired citizenship

Sometimes gained from:

#228 Mice in the Walls
1. nerds everywhere are rejoicing as they are reunited with their computers
3. computers are allowed but only just
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
3. robosexual marriages are increasingly common
#1042 Failure to Launch
2. carpal tunnel syndrome is on the rise
#1267 Hamming It Up
5. email killed the radio star
6. email killed the radio star

Removed by:

#41 Software Giant Stomps on Competition
3. citizens frequently whisper of the Internet as 'the domain of the devil'
#57 Electronic Plague in @@NAME@@!
4. the recent ban on computers is causing havoc throughout the nation
#82 AI Researchers Rally for Android Rights
3. computers have been banned
#193 Robots Leaving Workers Jobless
4. the loom represents the height of @@NAME@@'s technology
#317 Big Brother Is Watching You Surf
3. the government is rounding up computers and beating them into plowshares
#335 Log Us Back On
3. computers are widely considered to be the "devil magic of heathens"
#472 Rise of the Machines
5. the populace has a pathological fear of computers more advanced than pocket calculators
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
4. the nation has reverted back to an agrarian society after anything more advanced than the wheel was banned
#587 I, Robot, Do Solemnly Swear
2. every microwave and toaster is being disassembled and probed by inspectors
3. every microwave and toaster is being disassembled and probed by inspectors
5. any machine that shows any glimmer of intelligence is scrapped for parts
6. any machine that shows any glimmer of intelligence is scrapped for parts
#715 Copy Rights
4. AIs weep and proclaim their sentience right up until the moment they get turned off
5. AIs weep and proclaim their sentience right up until the moment they get turned off
#821 A Switch in Time Kills Nine
2. meetings are often scheduled for "about four-ish" following complete conversion to sundials
#879 Power to the (AI) People
4. AIs are programmed to deliberately fail the Turing Test to make it easier for humans to turn them off
#931 In the Navy
4. military training involves more video games than push-ups
#1027 Murder in Mind
3. robots are a very unpopular costume choice for children's parties
#1218 Due Processing
4. abaci are burned at the stake for being calculating
#1356 The Silicon Curtain
5. the nation has become both the largest producer and consumer of abaci in @@REGION@@
#1485 How to Train Your AI
1. everyone seems to be pushing the buttons of AIs
4. before @@LEADER@@ all AI are equally undeserving of rights
#1499 Chasing the Pixelated Dragon
4. the economy has returned to the good old days when humans were overworked and microwave ovens didn't give you no sass
#1514 Flushing for Freedom
4. death camps are euphemistically referred to as "recycling centres"

Atheism

Religious worship is prohibited.

Gained from:

#70 Purge the Infidels!
4. religious people are committed to mental institutions for treatment
#196 Violent Violetists Protest Artists
5. people of faith are sent to twelve-step programs for 'The Cure'
#939 A Question of Bad Faith
4. children who express a belief in Santa are labelled 'delusional cultists'
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
1. you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule @@NAME@@ but at least the trains run on time
#1325 Having Faith in Communism
3. government has seized the opium of the people

Sometimes gained from:

#298 Cults: Harmless or Heretics?
4. believers must practice religion behind church doors lest the government smite them with a mighty fine
#333 No Sacrifice, No Sacrifice at All
6. any reference to a higher being is punished with public shaming
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
5. children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia
6. children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia

Removed by:

#6 Appointment of Spiritual Advisor
2. the government's religious works are headed by a New Age guru
#70 Purge the Infidels!
1. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
2. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
#146 Evolution: Truth or Witchcraft?
3. biology and religious education classes have recently been merged
4. children are sent to either religious or secular schools
#219 Nobody Expects the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Inquisition!
3. atheists and evolutionary biologists are fleeing the country like rats from a sinking ship
#333 No Sacrifice, No Sacrifice at All
5. there are major delays at immigration checkpoints as travellers are forced to prove they belong to @@FAITH@@
#363 The Apotheosis of @@LEADER@@?
4. the government is seen as openly hostile to all religion
#510 Possession, Protection or Poppycock?
2. children fear compulsory visits to their spiritual advisors more than the dentist
#598 A Violet Trojan Horse
3. burning members of the Order of Violet is the nation's favorite pastime
4. political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions
#619 X Marks the Cult?
1. livestock mutilations are on the rise
#674 Let Them Eat Rainbow Cake!
1. male friends are often accompanied by a female relative in order to prove their 'straightness'
2. male friends are often accompanied by a female relative in order to prove their 'straightness'
#891 Preach It!
2. street preachers sell salvation with a side order of shame on every corner
#897 The Devil's Playground
3. the New @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Thesaurus lists "love" and "oppress" as synonyms
#983 Doctors' Orders
1. pregnant hitchhikers with signs requesting rides to "competent care" are a common sight on @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ roads
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
2. children wondering what happens to pets after they die are shown where the compost heap is
3. folk are absolutely certain that you can never be absolutely certain
#1120 Following Yonder Star
1. a formerly quiet little town is now booming as both a cult centre and a tourist attraction
3. @@LEADER@@ claims to know what infants are thinking
#1151 Gotta Go Fast
3. workers of "fairweather faith" claim six months of paid leave for holy days per year
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
1. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
2. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
#1198 The Death Debate Isn't Dead Yet
2. there's never a spare chair in the retirement home
#1204 Homecoming Queen
1. the Violetist community celebrates bombshells being dropped on @@NAME@@
#1250 @@NAME@@'s Next Top Mohel
2. ceremonial zweihänders are used in holy rituals
#1274 No Room Left for Asylum Seekers
4. a plague of zealots has been unleashed on the streets of @@CAPITAL@@
#1284 How to Choose the Chosen One
4. government forces are said to be deterred by signs reading "No Spam, Cold Callers or Central Government - Thank You"
#1417 Nun on the Run
3. citizens ask "how many crooks could a nunchuck hook if a nun had nunchucks too?"
#1468 Meat With Approval
1. the traditional Violetist dish of stuffed sheep's head is served with an intense look of shock upon its face

Sometimes removed by:

#520 Preach With Me if You Want to Live
2. the military has declared war on all religious influence

Body Integrity

Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.

Gained from:

#467 Saving Your Own Foreskin
4. getting a haircut is a punishable offence
#786 Tainted Tattoos
3. clergy do their best to cover up their old tattoos
4. gangs have taken to secret handshakes after tattoos were banned

Removed by:

#977 Tragedy of Wounded Earlobe
1. the stacked neck-ring is this season's hottest fashion item

Cannibalism

Consuming the flesh of fellow humans is legal.

Gained from:

#88 Cannibals Demand to Taste What @@NAME@@ Has to Offer
1. murder rates are on the rise as the popularity of soylent products grows
#140 A Grave Problem
4. the dead are minced up and sold to people in burger form

Sometimes gained from:

#88 Cannibals Demand to Taste What @@NAME@@ Has to Offer
2. soylent products are an expensive commodity due to a lack of volunteers
#205 No More Broccoli, Beg Meat-Eaters
1. abattoirs are running at full capacity in response to skyrocketing demand
3. the consumption of vegetables is illegal
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#1213 The War of Man and Beast
4. the nation's iron imports are booming
#1436 Meat Meet
3. the legalization of meat has skewered the sales of vegetarian substitutes

Removed by:

#7 Animal Liberation Front Strikes Again
3. vegetarianism is compulsory
#350 Queasy Cuisine
6. the food pyramid has been replaced with the word PASTA in bold block capital letters
#367 What's Their Beef?
3. unemployed butchers line the streets
#483 Do You Want Fries With That?
4. pizza parlors have been replaced by lima bean cafes
#825 Bugging Out on Beef
5. finding half a worm in your apple is an arrestable offense
6. finding half a worm in your apple is an arrestable offense
#1301 Meat the Neighbours
4. proletariat workers identify less with the hammer and sickle and more with the touchscreen and phone charger
#1352 The Brains Behind Kuru
1. brains have been removed from lists of best brain foods
#1474 Cuy Bono?
3. delicate flowers faint at news of house plants being eaten

Child Self-Rearing

Children are left in the wilderness to raise themselves.

Gained from:

#374 Lion Dad Sparks Child-Rearing Sentiment
4. society has literally been thrown to the wolves
#1418 The High Life
3. stray dogs and children root through the trash for snacks

Removed by:

#383 Born to Be Just a Bit Too Wild?
1. children are shocked to find others "just like them" when they are taken out of the forest
2. soldiers are noted for their ferocity and illiteracy

Compulsory Organ Harvesting

Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.

Gained from:

#728 A Bone to Pick
4. the deceased are buried mostly to hide them from state-sanctioned corpse-collectors

Sometimes gained from:

#26 Compulsory Organ Harvesting Proposed
1. organ donation is compulsory

Removed by:

#26 Compulsory Organ Harvesting Proposed
2. organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region
#728 A Bone to Pick
5. ritual mummification is making a comeback

Euthanasia

Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.

Gained from:

#861 Out With the Old
1. the elderly are killed softly with a song
#1180 Death Doesn't Discriminate
3. young people devote their entire lives to the faith
4. young people devote their entire lives to the faith

Sometimes gained from:

#28 Cancer Sufferer Demands Euthanasia Bill
1. euthanasia is legal

Removed by:

#576 Light at the End of the Tunnel
2. doctors will keep brain-dead coma patients ventilated for years in order to avoid accusations of allowing people to die

Geronticide

Citizens are not permitted to reach old age.

Gained from:

#127 Aging Concerns in @@NAME@@
1. retiring citizens are dragged away in the middle of the night by mysterious men in black suits
#1180 Death Doesn't Discriminate
1. people on the brink of death are put through unwanted and stressful procedures
2. people on the brink of death are put through unwanted and stressful procedures
#1248 A Day to Remember
4. red rinses are frequently applied to grey hair

Removed by:

#309 Guerrilla Grandparents
1. aging citizens are celebrating the end of the 'Early Bird War'
3. the elderly live on a steady diet of canned beans in dreary government housing
#861 Out With the Old
4. people still need you and they still feed you when you're sixty-five
#1215 A New Age
4. the Sandmen are calling it a night

Heterosexuality

Same-sex relationships are illegal.

Gained from:

#218 Two Mommies One Too Many?
3. homosexuality is a crime punishable by death
#297 Intersex Athletes Demand Level Playing Field
4. hairdressers are among those who have disappeared overnight
#1066 It's an Honour Just to Be Condemned
1. every day's an auto-de-fé day
#1214 Blood Type: Gay Positive
5. homosexuality has been banned to prevent the spread of homosexuality
#1260 Gay Abandoned
5. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ believe the only thing that will make you happy is being unhappy with who you are
#1351 Come Give @@LEADER@@ a Kiss!
1. little children cry as their rainbow drawings are seized by the Straight-Thought Police
#1467 Gay Men Held by Police
3. man-love is banned in the name of His love

Removed by:

#1 Where's the Love Gone?
3. same-sex marriages are increasingly common
#60 Supreme Court Nomination
5. the Supreme Court vehemently protects civil rights and the right to privacy
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
7. the nation's favourite colour is pink (@@EGG@@)
#438 Judicial Review on Trial
2. political gridlock ensues as even the most innocuous legislation is vetoed by the Supreme Court for potential civil rights violations
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
3. robosexual marriages are increasingly common
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#928 Get a Life
1. sales of pregnancy testing kits are booming
2. sales of pregnancy testing kits are booming
#943 Big Love, Big Problems?
3. boys who take just one date to the high school prom are called 'losers'
#1079 What's Love Got to Do With It?
1. women no longer need to pepper conversations with incessant references to fictitious husbands
#1162 She's Always a Woman to Me
5. love is in the air

Sometimes removed by:

#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
1. every conceivable scenic location has been completely booked by couples desperate to marry

Marriage Equality

Citizens of the same sex may marry.

Gained from:

#32 One Wife Is Never Enough, Say Polygamists
4. there have been reports of people marrying housepets
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
3. robosexual marriages are increasingly common
#943 Big Love, Big Problems?
3. boys who take just one date to the high school prom are called 'losers'

Sometimes gained from:

#1 Where's the Love Gone?
3. same-sex marriages are increasingly common
#60 Supreme Court Nomination
5. the Supreme Court vehemently protects civil rights and the right to privacy
#438 Judicial Review on Trial
2. political gridlock ensues as even the most innocuous legislation is vetoed by the Supreme Court for potential civil rights violations
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
1. every conceivable scenic location has been completely booked by couples desperate to marry
3. couples wishing to marry spend months at the circus trying to learn acrobatics
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
2. @@LEADER@@'s new android secretary is the latest media darling
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#687 Marriage by Proxy Server
1. many marriages go virtually unconsummated
#759 Marry, Marry, Quite Contrarily
3. the government's stance on marriage is 'Let @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ marry themselves'
#928 Get a Life
1. sales of pregnancy testing kits are booming
2. sales of pregnancy testing kits are booming
#1079 What's Love Got to Do With It?
1. women no longer need to pepper conversations with incessant references to fictitious husbands
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily
#1162 She's Always a Woman to Me
5. love is in the air
#1464 Gentry Genes Getting Grim
2. would-be crossers of the class divide find the social ladder is well-lubricated

Removed by:

#32 One Wife Is Never Enough, Say Polygamists
2. the institution of marriage is held sacred and strictly enforced
3. the institution of marriage is held sacred and strictly enforced
#218 Two Mommies One Too Many?
3. homosexuality is a crime punishable by death
#274 Brotherly Love - a Bit Too Close to Home?
4. divorce lawyers are found begging on the streets
6. citizens may not "love, honor and obey" anyone except the State
#297 Intersex Athletes Demand Level Playing Field
4. hairdressers are among those who have disappeared overnight
#314 An Affair to Remember?
4. once-popular honeymoon destinations have become ghost towns due to a lack of visitors
#1066 It's an Honour Just to Be Condemned
1. every day's an auto-de-fé day
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
2. @@LEADER@@ is in a committed monogamous relationship with a huge number of people
#1129 Behind the Red Curtain
2. end-of-year production reports state that the revolution is really going with a bang
#1214 Blood Type: Gay Positive
5. homosexuality has been banned to prevent the spread of homosexuality
#1260 Gay Abandoned
5. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ believe the only thing that will make you happy is being unhappy with who you are
#1351 Come Give @@LEADER@@ a Kiss!
1. little children cry as their rainbow drawings are seized by the Straight-Thought Police
#1467 Gay Men Held by Police
3. man-love is banned in the name of His love

No Abortion

Abortion is illegal.

Gained from:

#136 Much Ado About Abortion
3. abortions are carried out secretly in shady backstreet clinics
#426 Women in Uniform Under Fire
3. women are ordered home to reproduce for the glory of the @@TYPE@@
#452 Foetal Furore
3. the travel industry is booming as pregnant women book tickets for "weekend trips" overseas
#1142 Womb Service
3. new "Commiserations! It's An Accident!" greetings cards for expectant mothers are selling surprisingly quickly

Removed by:

#183 Buy a Better Baby?
1. wealthy parents-to-be can select their perfect baby
2. wealthy parents-to-be can select their perfect baby
#817 Back-Alley Blues
3. alleyways are now mostly used for illegal drug deals rather than illegal surgical procedures
#1054 Herbal Trouble
3. herbal teas are only consumed by hipsters who want to look marginal
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
4. nocturnal complaints about noisy neighbours are rising stiffly
#1180 Death Doesn't Discriminate
3. young people devote their entire lives to the faith
4. young people devote their entire lives to the faith
#1319 Dying for Two
1. women tell their friends they've been on crash diets rather than admit they were pregnant and have had terminations
#1340 Unnatural Conception
2. foreign leaders suggest the new thirty-two storey abortion centre is overcompensating for something

No Adultery

Adultery is prohibited by law.

Gained from:

#175 Is @@NAME@@ Too Promiscuous?
1. adultery has been made a capital offence
3. people talk about their libido as if it were an STD

Sometimes gained from:

#32 One Wife Is Never Enough, Say Polygamists
4. there have been reports of people marrying housepets
#175 Is @@NAME@@ Too Promiscuous?
2. those found guilty of illicit affairs are jailed
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
1. every conceivable scenic location has been completely booked by couples desperate to marry
3. couples wishing to marry spend months at the circus trying to learn acrobatics
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
2. @@LEADER@@'s new android secretary is the latest media darling
3. robosexual marriages are increasingly common
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily
#1464 Gentry Genes Getting Grim
2. would-be crossers of the class divide find the social ladder is well-lubricated

Removed by:

#274 Brotherly Love - a Bit Too Close to Home?
4. divorce lawyers are found begging on the streets
6. citizens may not "love, honor and obey" anyone except the State
#314 An Affair to Remember?
2. motels cater primarily to adulterers
4. once-popular honeymoon destinations have become ghost towns due to a lack of visitors
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
2. children in school learn that marriage and slavery go hand in hand
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
2. @@LEADER@@ is in a committed monogamous relationship with a huge number of people
#1129 Behind the Red Curtain
2. end-of-year production reports state that the revolution is really going with a bang
#1419 The Madson-Hashley Scandal
1. business is banging at no-tell motels

No Contraception

Contraception is illegal.

Gained from:

#364 It's UterUs, Not UterYou!
2. churches frequently hold public 'contraception burnings'
#426 Women in Uniform Under Fire
3. women are ordered home to reproduce for the glory of the @@TYPE@@
#1028 Can't Get Enough of You Baby
2. parents tell their children 'what a lovely mistake you turned out to be'
#1289 Cramping Our Style
3. the standard prescription for infertility-causing conditions is "go have a baby"
4. doctors with dyed hair inform patients via video-link that they must not go against nature

Removed by:

#168 @@NAME@@ Plagued by STD Epidemic!
1. the government has undertaken a massive health education program to combat VODAIS
#200 Birds, Bees, and Breeding Teens
1. teenagers are told they're not thinking about sex enough
2. teenagers are told they're not thinking about sex enough
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#983 Doctors' Orders
3. a popular saying is "a chicken for every pot and an abortion clinic on every street"
#1023 Pure Madness
3. couples are discouraged from marrying until they can rank their partner on a scale of one to ten
4. couples are discouraged from marrying until they can rank their partner on a scale of one to ten
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
4. nocturnal complaints about noisy neighbours are rising stiffly
#1142 Womb Service
1. lifelong celibates are surprised to receive government-issue condoms in the post
2. lifelong celibates are surprised to receive government-issue condoms in the post
#1340 Unnatural Conception
3. the word "mother" is the favourite punchline of ribald comics
#1349 You Must Be 18 Years or Older to View This Content
2. kindergartners love the free balloons that their schools give them
3. kindergartners love the free balloons that their schools give them

No Marriage

Marriage is prohibited.

Gained from:

#274 Brotherly Love - a Bit Too Close to Home?
4. divorce lawyers are found begging on the streets
6. citizens may not "love, honor and obey" anyone except the State
#314 An Affair to Remember?
4. once-popular honeymoon destinations have become ghost towns due to a lack of visitors
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
2. children in school learn that marriage and slavery go hand in hand
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
2. @@LEADER@@ is in a committed monogamous relationship with a huge number of people
#1129 Behind the Red Curtain
2. end-of-year production reports state that the revolution is really going with a bang

Removed by:

#32 One Wife Is Never Enough, Say Polygamists
4. there have been reports of people marrying housepets
#165 Wedlock Worries
3. all marriages are arranged by the government
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
1. every conceivable scenic location has been completely booked by couples desperate to marry
3. couples wishing to marry spend months at the circus trying to learn acrobatics
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
2. @@LEADER@@'s new android secretary is the latest media darling
3. robosexual marriages are increasingly common
#687 Marriage by Proxy Server
1. many marriages go virtually unconsummated
#759 Marry, Marry, Quite Contrarily
3. the government's stance on marriage is 'Let @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ marry themselves'
#943 Big Love, Big Problems?
3. boys who take just one date to the high school prom are called 'losers'
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily
#1251 The Making of a Mass Murderer
1. wedding bands come in pairs to form wedding manacles
#1464 Gentry Genes Getting Grim
2. would-be crossers of the class divide find the social ladder is well-lubricated

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited, even in private.

Gained from:

#34 Don't Puff on Me, Say Non-Smokers
2. an underground movement of cigarette smokers has sprung up in response to a government ban
#284 Drug Legality Run Amok
4. politicians debate whether caffeine is too addictive for the public
#1076 Smokers Cornered
4. the tax department is having withdrawal symptoms
#1115 One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?
3. acupuncture is routinely prescribed for intravenous drug addicts
#1125 Blowing Smoke
2. worrywarts have started advocating for a paint ban
#1210 Big Tobacco in Big Trouble
4. the tobacco industry has burnt out
#1499 Chasing the Pixelated Dragon
3. citizens have to stick a fork into an electrical outlet to get a buzz

Removed by:

#139 Drug Debate Hits the Streets
1. shops were recently ransacked as cigarettes returned to the shelves
3. zombie-like crowds of hard drug users stumble through the streets
#1119 Where There Isn't Smoke
1. peer pressure from cooler world leaders directs @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ government policy
2. @@LEADER@@ lights cigars with a hundred-@@CURRENCY@@ bill
3. there's a lot of smoke from the nation's "green economy"
4. slackers at work are told to "crack on with it"
#1345 To Each According to Whatever's Left
4. adverts urge @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ to "reach for a ciggy instead of your supper"

No Sports

Physical contact sports are prohibited.

Gained from:

#246 @@NAME@@ to Hold the Olympic Torch?
4. chess hooliganism is on the rise after the banning of organised sports
#415 Brain Pain on the Sports Plain
4. disgruntled jocks are forced to play tetris for entertainment
#493 Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
4. many @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ struggle to find outlets for their pent-up competitive juices
#1044 OK Stupid
2. it is quite common for bar patrons to discuss Wittgenstein over cordials and games of backgammon

Removed by:

#707 The Eye of the Tiger
1. citizens buy season tickets on a 20-year payment plan
2. the Motherland's muscle-bound athletes won 786 medals at the last United @@REGION@@ Games
3. walking to the local pizza parlour earns a lovely sports participation ribbon
4. the nation's athletes must all cross the finish line together while holding hands
#729 Teenage Kicks
3. the nation's weary schoolchildren excel at sport but must count scores on their fingers
4. the nation's weary schoolchildren excel at sport but must count scores on their fingers
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
1. courses on ornithology and apiology are surprisingly popular

Sometimes removed by:

#1181 Jolly Jousting Japes
1. the saying 'break a leg' is now taken literally
2. motorbike jousters live young and die fast
3. motorbike jousters live young and die fast
4. the nation is renowned abroad for its love of blood and guts

No Zoos

Animals may not be kept in confinement.

Gained from:

#431 Gone a Stray!
3. animal control is going door-to-door releasing all pets back into the wild

Sometimes gained from:

#547 Fantastic Beasts and How @@NAME@@ Harmed Them
1. poaching has been on the rise after animals from the nation's zoos were released into the wild

Removed by:

#951 The Wrath of the Fish King
4. the idiom 'there are plenty of fish in the sea' isn't so reassuring to @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@
#1246 Breath of the Wild
1. nobody knows why the caged @@ANIMAL@@ sings
#1424 Here's Looking at Zoo, Kid
1. recapturing giraffes is proving to be a tall order
#1501 Diamond in the Rough
2. endangered bison are herded across the border to prevent them from trampling on native prairie grass
3. endangered bison are herded across the border to prevent them from trampling on native prairie grass

Nudism

Clothing is forbidden.

Gained from:

#823 Where the Sun Don't Shine
4. women find themselves saying "my eyes are up here" more often than they used to

Sometimes gained from:

#8 Nudists Demand Time in Sun
2. public nudity is compulsory
#99 We Need Cash, Sharpish, Say Librarians
3. all writing must pass a censorship board before being allowed on the shelves
#932 Teacher's Past Blown Wide Open
2. attendance of fathers at PTA meetings is at an all-time high
#975 Paparazzi Parents
1. obstetricians are not allowed to publish ultrasound pictures of fetuses in medical journals

Removed by:

#50 Whips, Chains, and Leather, Oh My!
2. leather-clad individuals can be seen walking their slaves in public parks
#295 Give Us Pockets or Give Us Something Else
1. fashion stores are exploding in sales as clothing is reintroduced to the country
3. clothed men and nude women illustrate the stark contrasts in the nation's equality laws
#456 Heads Will Roll
3. stylish juvenile delinquents are highly overrepresented in fatal motorcycle accidents
#501 Munchkins in Makeup
2. a girl's success in life is often linked to her performance in beauty pageants
#504 Short Shorts Too Short?
1. high school boys are required to pass vigorous self-mastery and sensitivity training to graduate
#552 Must Be a Full Moon
4. the bum of @@LEADER@@ has been voted the most recognisable in @@NAME@@
#593 A Right to Bare Arms?
3. young men in tiny bikinis draw neither comment nor stares on the morning commute
#820 These Heels Weren't Made for Working
1. police officers often head to work wearing onesies and fluffy pink bunny-slippers
#932 Teacher's Past Blown Wide Open
1. interviewees for teaching jobs are waterboarded to "reveal undesirable histories"
4. photographs that show ladies' ankles are considered risqué
#1046 Buffing Up Our Hospitals?
1. citizens all over @@NAME@@ squeal in delight at the return of pockets
2. citizens all over @@NAME@@ squeal in delight at the return of pockets
3. people fake illnesses for the chance to wear clothes in hospital
#1057 Baby, It's Cold Outside
1. warm coats are the hottest trend
#1094 A Political Cover-Up
1. foreign ambassadors never get to see what @@NAME@@ has to offer
3. most @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ wear towels as demand for pants outstrips supply
#1268 Don't Sweat It
3. passengers often cause a stink on public transport
#1304 Nothing to See
1. wearing a daisy chain is a fast-track ticket to unemployment
#1425 @@LEADER@@'s New Clothes
3. some magnifier-wielding @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ say @@LEADER@@ seems a little lacking in something
4. some magnifier-wielding @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ say @@LEADER@@ seems a little lacking in something
#1475 Bombshell for @@LEADER@@
2. @@LEADER@@'s support among single young men has drooped slightly

Sometimes removed by:

#99 We Need Cash, Sharpish, Say Librarians
3. all writing must pass a censorship board before being allowed on the shelves
#197 Breastfeeding in Public: Innocent or Indecent?
1. female newsreaders distract the nation by breastfeeding during broadcast
#446 In the Land of Milk and Money?
1. late night adverts for breast milk co-ops regularly win pornography industry awards
3. breast milk lattes are the newest fad among hip urbanites
4. prohibition has allowed a Maxtopian immigrant known only as "Nipples" to establish an illicit breast milk syndicate
#839 "Partisanship Too Far?" Wrongly Asks Opposition
4. street graffiti indicates the political party that dominates a neighborhood
#975 Paparazzi Parents
1. obstetricians are not allowed to publish ultrasound pictures of fetuses in medical journals
2. the Snapgram channel "Embarrassing Baby @@LEADER@@ Pics" has made @@LEADER@@'s mom a celebrity
#992 Robots in Disguise
5. visual acuity is worsening amongst teenagers

Parental Licensing

Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.

Gained from:

#164 Licence to Breed?
1. citizens wishing to be parents must undertake a series of gruelling tests to evaluate their capabilities
#364 It's UterUs, Not UterYou!
3. underground copulation clubs have sprung up in major cities
#448 It Takes a Village
2. parents who fail mandatory parenting classes risk having their children taken away
#499 The Genetics of Aesthetics
2. the newest generation of @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are nearly clone-like in appearance
#523 A Family Affair
3. government-sanctioned speed mating is rife with Party-sanctioned abuse of power
#1308 One in the Oven
1. the government makes bereaved siblings into bereaved orphans

Removed by:

#300 Trafficked Tots Trouble
3. prospective parents are cheering on the streets as they no longer need a license to have children
#1146 Mother Knows Best?
3. posters encourage people to "Just Do It!"

Permanent Marriage

Divorce is illegal.

Gained from:

#1 Where's the Love Gone?
1. divorce is illegal
#165 Wedlock Worries
3. all marriages are arranged by the government
#175 Is @@NAME@@ Too Promiscuous?
1. adultery has been made a capital offence
#236 Quickie Marriages Under Scrutiny
3. spousal homicide rates have tripled in recent months
#1159 The Sad State of Affairs
1. the vow 'til death do us part' is often taken as an invitation to murder
2. the vow 'til death do us part' is often taken as an invitation to murder
#1251 The Making of a Mass Murderer
1. wedding bands come in pairs to form wedding manacles
#1459 Friends With Tax Benefits
2. tax avoidance is a serious affair

Sometimes gained from:

#32 One Wife Is Never Enough, Say Polygamists
2. the institution of marriage is held sacred and strictly enforced
3. the institution of marriage is held sacred and strictly enforced
4. there have been reports of people marrying housepets
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
1. every conceivable scenic location has been completely booked by couples desperate to marry
3. couples wishing to marry spend months at the circus trying to learn acrobatics
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
2. @@LEADER@@'s new android secretary is the latest media darling
3. robosexual marriages are increasingly common
#687 Marriage by Proxy Server
1. many marriages go virtually unconsummated
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily
#1464 Gentry Genes Getting Grim
2. would-be crossers of the class divide find the social ladder is well-lubricated

Removed by:

#175 Is @@NAME@@ Too Promiscuous?
4. @@NAME@@ is notorious for its citizens' infidelity
#274 Brotherly Love - a Bit Too Close to Home?
4. divorce lawyers are found begging on the streets
6. citizens may not "love, honor and obey" anyone except the State
#314 An Affair to Remember?
4. once-popular honeymoon destinations have become ghost towns due to a lack of visitors
#482 Whose Fault Is It Anyways?
1. acrimonious legal battles result during divorce proceedings
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
2. children in school learn that marriage and slavery go hand in hand
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
2. @@LEADER@@ is in a committed monogamous relationship with a huge number of people
#1129 Behind the Red Curtain
2. end-of-year production reports state that the revolution is really going with a bang

Sometimes removed by:

#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
1. every conceivable scenic location has been completely booked by couples desperate to marry

Polygamy

Citizens may have multiple spouses.

Gained from:

#32 One Wife Is Never Enough, Say Polygamists
1. polygamy is legal
4. there have been reports of people marrying housepets
#165 Wedlock Worries
3. all marriages are arranged by the government

Sometimes gained from:

#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
1. every conceivable scenic location has been completely booked by couples desperate to marry
3. couples wishing to marry spend months at the circus trying to learn acrobatics
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
2. @@LEADER@@'s new android secretary is the latest media darling
3. robosexual marriages are increasingly common
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily

Removed by:

#274 Brotherly Love - a Bit Too Close to Home?
4. divorce lawyers are found begging on the streets
6. citizens may not "love, honor and obey" anyone except the State
#314 An Affair to Remember?
4. once-popular honeymoon destinations have become ghost towns due to a lack of visitors
#336 Polygamy Causes Division
2. a flood of mandatory divorces burden the courts
#506 It's Official: "I Do" Does Do It
2. children in school learn that marriage and slavery go hand in hand
#943 Big Love, Big Problems?
1. former polygamists always seem to have a huge number of visiting cousins
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
2. @@LEADER@@ is in a committed monogamous relationship with a huge number of people
#1129 Behind the Red Curtain
2. end-of-year production reports state that the revolution is really going with a bang
#1159 The Sad State of Affairs
3. former first wives now find themselves mothers to twenty children
#1251 The Making of a Mass Murderer
1. wedding bands come in pairs to form wedding manacles

Prudism

Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.

Gained from:

Sometimes gained from:

#50 Whips, Chains, and Leather, Oh My!
2. leather-clad individuals can be seen walking their slaves in public parks
3. midnight raids drag couples from their homes in the name of decency
#51 Streaker in Snooker Game Fiasco
1. naturists are jailed regularly for indecent exposure
#52 Is It Art or Is It Porn?
1. artists regularly face criminal charges and art-burning parties are common
2. all artwork is carefully screened for offensive material
3. nude art is becoming wildly popular
#99 We Need Cash, Sharpish, Say Librarians
3. all writing must pass a censorship board before being allowed on the shelves
#101 Tiara Sign of Oppression, Declare Feminists
2. women who display their ankles are shunned by society
3. women who display their ankles are shunned by society
#121 A Uniform Plan for @@NAME@@'s Students?
1. school uniforms are compulsory
2. students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas
#197 Breastfeeding in Public: Innocent or Indecent?
1. female newsreaders distract the nation by breastfeeding during broadcast
2. nursing mothers are often arrested for indecent exposure
3. breastfeeding mothers are replacing smokers to loiter outside the workplace
#303 Digital Revolution Requires Re-Evaluation
4. almost all the visible space on TV screens is taken up by advertising
#446 In the Land of Milk and Money?
1. late night adverts for breast milk co-ops regularly win pornography industry awards
3. breast milk lattes are the newest fad among hip urbanites
4. prohibition has allowed a Maxtopian immigrant known only as "Nipples" to establish an illicit breast milk syndicate
#456 Heads Will Roll
1. biker gangs and fashionistas are converting to Violetism en masse
2. biker gangs and fashionistas are converting to the Tranquility of Yellow en masse
3. stylish juvenile delinquents are highly overrepresented in fatal motorcycle accidents
4. motorcycle riders are required to wear so much gear they've been nicknamed "Stay Pufts"
5. hairdressers are forced to use all the tricks of the trade after citizens became required to wear helmets at all times
6. hairdressers are forced to use all the tricks of the trade after citizens became required to wear helmets at all times
#489 Standing at Attention
2. good-looking soldier boys have celebrity status amongst the nation's homosexuals
3. the army spends more time producing 'romantic videos' than actually training soldiers
5. people find it hard to relate to soldiers because of the dehumanising masks they wear
#501 Munchkins in Makeup
1. school plays were recently banned due to concerns of child endangerment
2. a girl's success in life is often linked to her performance in beauty pageants
#504 Short Shorts Too Short?
2. teenage girls in knee-length surfer shorts have become a cultural icon of @@NAME@@
3. @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ schoolgirl uniforms have become alarmingly popular outside @@NAME@@
#511 Dogman Deconstructed
1. trick-or-treaters and circus clowns have been arrested under suspicion of being renegade vigilantes
#516 Sex Education Too Sexy, Say Parents
3. Thomas the Spank Engine is the most popular and controversial children's show in the nation
#538 @@LEADER@@, Let Your People Go!
3. debates on whether toilet seats should be left up or down are increasingly commonplace
#552 Must Be a Full Moon
1. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
2. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
3. tourists visit @@NAME@@ to mass-moon @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ politicians
4. the bum of @@LEADER@@ has been voted the most recognisable in @@NAME@@
#593 A Right to Bare Arms?
1. top-shelf magazines feature risqué centrefold spreads of ladies' wrists
4. fathers are free to sell their daughters to whomever they choose
#609 @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll
1. @@LEADER@@'s peyote-induced "let's all just be friends" speech is trending world-wide
#613 A Nude Day, a Nude Awakening...
1. fashion magazine covers finally display realistic body images following photo-manipulation becoming illegal
3. t-shirts displaying a photo of @@LEADER@@ performing the Full-Monty are selling out
#622 Easter Egg: A Holiday Masquerade
7. a drunk fashion designer has started a fashion label themed on nudity and titled "@@LEADER@@'s New Clothes" (@@EGG@@)
#632 Dying for a Kiss
3. men's magazines give handy tips on the most effective way to throw heavy stones
#801 Animation Provocation
4. the realistic depiction of tentacles is on the core syllabus of most art schools
#818 We Are Not Amused
4. visitors to Violet Rock City are stunned to learn that they must memorize the "99 Principles" before entering
#820 These Heels Weren't Made for Working
1. police officers often head to work wearing onesies and fluffy pink bunny-slippers
2. a stocking with a crooked seam or a tie without a full Windsor knot are grounds for instant dismissal
3. ruff times are ahead for those who aren't keen on party costumes
#839 "Partisanship Too Far?" Wrongly Asks Opposition
4. street graffiti indicates the political party that dominates a neighborhood
#841 Burn Noticed
4. women should never trust a man who turns up to a first date with an open bottle in his hand
#932 Teacher's Past Blown Wide Open
1. interviewees for teaching jobs are waterboarded to "reveal undesirable histories"
2. attendance of fathers at PTA meetings is at an all-time high
3. schoolchildren learn an R-rated version of "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes"
4. photographs that show ladies' ankles are considered risqué
#975 Paparazzi Parents
1. obstetricians are not allowed to publish ultrasound pictures of fetuses in medical journals
2. the Snapgram channel "Embarrassing Baby @@LEADER@@ Pics" has made @@LEADER@@'s mom a celebrity
#992 Robots in Disguise
5. visual acuity is worsening amongst teenagers
#1129 Behind the Red Curtain
3. teen boys and girls find stick-figure-aided lectures on their comradestruation emphasises socialist unity more than biology
#1135 My Eyes Are Up Here
5. catcalling has been replaced by slut-shaming
#1238 No Shoes, No Service
2. signs saying "No Poor People or Weirdoes" are common outside shops and cafés
3. shaking a stone out of your shoe is considered to be dangerously risqué
#1372 Balls to All That
4. shirts-versus-skins games are now skins-versus-skins games
#1425 @@LEADER@@'s New Clothes
3. some magnifier-wielding @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ say @@LEADER@@ seems a little lacking in something
4. some magnifier-wielding @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ say @@LEADER@@ seems a little lacking in something
#1475 Bombshell for @@LEADER@@
2. @@LEADER@@'s support among single young men has drooped slightly

Removed by:

#8 Nudists Demand Time in Sun
1. citizens can be frequently spotted going about their business stark naked
2. public nudity is compulsory
#50 Whips, Chains, and Leather, Oh My!
2. leather-clad individuals can be seen walking their slaves in public parks
#51 Streaker in Snooker Game Fiasco
2. streakers swamp all public events in order to bare it all
#329 Military Uniforms Under Scrutiny
1. soldiers with colourful mohawks make themselves perfect targets for snipers
6. shock troops shock enemy forces with their nudity
#504 Short Shorts Too Short?
1. high school boys are required to pass vigorous self-mastery and sensitivity training to graduate
4. young girls and senior citizens alike can be spotted wearing colourful short shorts
#593 A Right to Bare Arms?
2. teenage girls worry that they'll be unpopular if their skirts aren't short enough
3. young men in tiny bikinis draw neither comment nor stares on the morning commute
#823 Where the Sun Don't Shine
4. women find themselves saying "my eyes are up here" more often than they used to
#831 Give Us a Break, @@LEADER@@
4. escalators are avoided at all costs
#1200 Choose Your God Wisely
7. the distracting décor lining the roads causes multiple pile-ups
#1425 @@LEADER@@'s New Clothes
3. some magnifier-wielding @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ say @@LEADER@@ seems a little lacking in something
4. some magnifier-wielding @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ say @@LEADER@@ seems a little lacking in something

Sometimes removed by:

#52 Is It Art or Is It Porn?
3. nude art is becoming wildly popular
#121 A Uniform Plan for @@NAME@@'s Students?
2. students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas
#197 Breastfeeding in Public: Innocent or Indecent?
1. female newsreaders distract the nation by breastfeeding during broadcast
#446 In the Land of Milk and Money?
1. late night adverts for breast milk co-ops regularly win pornography industry awards
3. breast milk lattes are the newest fad among hip urbanites
#456 Heads Will Roll
3. stylish juvenile delinquents are highly overrepresented in fatal motorcycle accidents
#489 Standing at Attention
2. good-looking soldier boys have celebrity status amongst the nation's homosexuals
3. the army spends more time producing 'romantic videos' than actually training soldiers
#501 Munchkins in Makeup
2. a girl's success in life is often linked to her performance in beauty pageants
#516 Sex Education Too Sexy, Say Parents
3. Thomas the Spank Engine is the most popular and controversial children's show in the nation
#538 @@LEADER@@, Let Your People Go!
3. debates on whether toilet seats should be left up or down are increasingly commonplace
#552 Must Be a Full Moon
3. tourists visit @@NAME@@ to mass-moon @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ politicians
4. the bum of @@LEADER@@ has been voted the most recognisable in @@NAME@@
#609 @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll
1. @@LEADER@@'s peyote-induced "let's all just be friends" speech is trending world-wide
#613 A Nude Day, a Nude Awakening...
3. t-shirts displaying a photo of @@LEADER@@ performing the Full-Monty are selling out
#622 Easter Egg: A Holiday Masquerade
7. a drunk fashion designer has started a fashion label themed on nudity and titled "@@LEADER@@'s New Clothes" (@@EGG@@)
#801 Animation Provocation
4. the realistic depiction of tentacles is on the core syllabus of most art schools
#818 We Are Not Amused
4. visitors to Violet Rock City are stunned to learn that they must memorize the "99 Principles" before entering
#820 These Heels Weren't Made for Working
1. police officers often head to work wearing onesies and fluffy pink bunny-slippers
#917 School's In, Cash Is Out!
4. kindergartens are full of kids dressed as superheroes and princesses
#932 Teacher's Past Blown Wide Open
2. attendance of fathers at PTA meetings is at an all-time high
3. schoolchildren learn an R-rated version of "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes"
#975 Paparazzi Parents
2. the Snapgram channel "Embarrassing Baby @@LEADER@@ Pics" has made @@LEADER@@'s mom a celebrity
#992 Robots in Disguise
5. visual acuity is worsening amongst teenagers
#1372 Balls to All That
4. shirts-versus-skins games are now skins-versus-skins games

Sex Education

School-age children receive mandatory sex education.

Gained from:

Sometimes gained from:

#168 @@NAME@@ Plagued by STD Epidemic!
1. the government has undertaken a massive health education program to combat VODAIS
#200 Birds, Bees, and Breeding Teens
1. teenagers are told they're not thinking about sex enough
2. teenagers are told they're not thinking about sex enough
#279 A Vat Lot of Trouble
3. 'Let's Get It On' has jumped to #1 on the billboard charts
4. 'Let's Get It On' has jumped to #1 on the billboard charts
#358 Not Another Teen Pregnancy
6. getting an abortion takes less hassle than writing a letter
#383 Born to Be Just a Bit Too Wild?
1. children are shocked to find others "just like them" when they are taken out of the forest
2. soldiers are noted for their ferocity and illiteracy
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
6. relationship guidance consists of "lie back and think of @@NAME@@"
#1219 Vat Is a Serious Problem
2. religious leaders insist all life is sacred (but not those vat-bred wretches)
3. growing infants in a vat is an antiquated concept
#1340 Unnatural Conception
6. therapists advise women who are constantly stressed and tired to have another baby
#1349 You Must Be 18 Years or Older to View This Content
2. kindergartners love the free balloons that their schools give them
3. kindergartners love the free balloons that their schools give them

Removed by:

#123 Now, Vat's Food for Thought
6. citizens are grown in vats
#358 Not Another Teen Pregnancy
4. the youth of today are literally shaped by big business
#374 Lion Dad Sparks Child-Rearing Sentiment
4. society has literally been thrown to the wolves
#486 An Impressing Dilemma
5. new vat-grown soldiers are as replaceable as bullets
#516 Sex Education Too Sexy, Say Parents
1. young adults still believe that @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ deliver newborns to expecting parents
#840 Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
3. honeymoon suites can be located by following newlywed couples' shrieks of "what's that?"
4. ratings for schools' curricula range from 'Pure as the Driven Snow' to 'Late Night TV'
#1028 Can't Get Enough of You Baby
3. the love has gone in @@NAME@@
#1418 The High Life
3. stray dogs and children root through the trash for snacks

Vat-Produced Infants

Biological reproduction is prohibited.

Gained from:

#123 Now, Vat's Food for Thought
6. citizens are grown in vats
#358 Not Another Teen Pregnancy
4. the youth of today are literally shaped by big business
5. the youth of today are literally shaped by state ideology
#486 An Impressing Dilemma
5. new vat-grown soldiers are as replaceable as bullets
#1028 Can't Get Enough of You Baby
3. the love has gone in @@NAME@@

Removed by:

#279 A Vat Lot of Trouble
3. 'Let's Get It On' has jumped to #1 on the billboard charts
4. 'Let's Get It On' has jumped to #1 on the billboard charts
#1113 No Sex Please, We're @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@
6. relationship guidance consists of "lie back and think of @@NAME@@"
#1219 Vat Is a Serious Problem
2. religious leaders insist all life is sacred (but not those vat-bred wretches)
3. growing infants in a vat is an antiquated concept
#1340 Unnatural Conception
6. therapists advise women who are constantly stressed and tired to have another baby

Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism is compulsory.

Gained from:

#7 Animal Liberation Front Strikes Again
3. vegetarianism is compulsory
#350 Queasy Cuisine
6. the food pyramid has been replaced with the word PASTA in bold block capital letters
#367 What's Their Beef?
3. unemployed butchers line the streets
#483 Do You Want Fries With That?
4. pizza parlors have been replaced by lima bean cafes
#825 Bugging Out on Beef
5. finding half a worm in your apple is an arrestable offense
6. finding half a worm in your apple is an arrestable offense
#1301 Meat the Neighbours
4. proletariat workers identify less with the hammer and sickle and more with the touchscreen and phone charger
#1474 Cuy Bono?
3. delicate flowers faint at news of house plants being eaten

Removed by:

#205 No More Broccoli, Beg Meat-Eaters
1. abattoirs are running at full capacity in response to skyrocketing demand
3. the consumption of vegetables is illegal
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#1213 The War of Man and Beast
4. the nation's iron imports are booming
#1436 Meat Meet
3. the legalization of meat has skewered the sales of vegetarian substitutes

Law & Order

Capital Punishment

Citizens may be executed for crimes.

Gained from:

#11 People Request Not So Much Dictatorship, if That's All Right
1. political activists are routinely executed
#44 No Pain, No Gain!
3. people regularly disappear off the streets and all evidence of them is destroyed
#46 Jennifer Government Censorship Row
1. Jennifer Government is banned
#56 "Give Us Money!" Quoth the Poet
3. poets and writers are regularly rounded up and shot for entertainment
#58 Violent Violetists Demand Blood!
3. a crusade against barbaric religious practices has begun
#59 Drunk Driving on the Rise
2. drunk drivers are sentenced to death
#70 Purge the Infidels!
1. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
2. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
#98 Police Want More Than Shiny Badge
2. citizens are regularly shot for parking on the double-yellow line
#111 Southern @@NAME@@ Demands Semi-Autonomy
3. protesters against the government are hanged as a warning to others
#151 Build Bigger Bombs, Advise Scientists
4. all weapon research has been banned
#159 Think Tank Proposes Privatised Prisons
3. criminals are executed and their property seized
#175 Is @@NAME@@ Too Promiscuous?
1. adultery has been made a capital offence
#196 Violent Violetists Protest Artists
1. government-sponsored gallows are being erected by Violetist temples
#207 Secret Police in @@NAME@@?
3. the police force is rumoured to be made up of evil shadows with no souls
#218 Two Mommies One Too Many?
3. homosexuality is a crime punishable by death
#219 Nobody Expects the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Inquisition!
3. atheists and evolutionary biologists are fleeing the country like rats from a sinking ship
#220 Voter Apathy Rising but No One Cares
3. citizens who refuse to vote are guillotined
#229 Government Saturated in Corruption
1. politicians accepting drinks in bars are executed for taking bribes
#237 Tourists on Death Row
3. drug-related crimes carry the death penalty
#239 We Who Are About to Die Would Rather Go Home
3. criminals are thrown to the @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ to repay their debt to society
#243 A Question of Faith
4. open-heart surgery is taught in seminaries
#251 The Trouble With Hobos
4. citizens who become homeless are immediately executed
#299 Some Like It Hot; Others Don't
4. the state has declared war on the environment and environmentalists by association
#313 Conscientious Objectors Want You... To Let Them Abstain
2. conscientious objectors are hanged as traitors
#314 An Affair to Remember?
3. bloodthirsty zealots regularly participate in the Friday Night Stoning of Adulterers
#347 Crime Problems Ganging Up on @@NAME@@
1. rap artists are regularly arrested for promoting extremist groups
#351 The Cost of Freedom
3. violent criminals are doomed to be hunted by a psychotic billionaire
#363 The Apotheosis of @@LEADER@@?
5. failure to pay the thrice-daily homage to the divine @@LEADER@@ is punishable by death
#372 The Coming of the Commissars
4. police wait behind troop deployments in order to shoot deserters
#451 A Proselyte to Burn
2. the nation's new religious police burn blasphemers on bonfires of their own books
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
4. a wide-ranging purge of leading officials and family members is being carried out by @@LEADER@@
#475 Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
3. firing squads regularly execute dissidents
#496 Rock 'n' Roll Suicide
2. attempted suicide is punishable by public hanging
#526 Any Idea Where the Law Is, Bessie?
1. rural citizens live in terror of their local village constable
#533 Hearsay Heresy
3. the strong are acquitted and the weak are trampled in trial by @@A@@ @@ANIMAL@@
#536 Any Witch Way Spells Disaster
1. women who can do math in their head are burned for witchcraft
2. bands of adventurers rove the countryside searching for monsters
#549 Feasting or Fasting?
1. hundreds of teenagers die every year at the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Hungry Games
#571 Family Feud
2. entire families swing in the wind at the national gallows
#598 A Violet Trojan Horse
3. burning members of the Order of Violet is the nation's favorite pastime
#604 Food Behind Bars
5. corrective labour camps either end political dissent or kill the dissenters
#611 Blundering Battle Bureaucrats
2. heavily-armed commandos play rock-paper-scissors over whether to execute criminals and foreign visitors
#625 Delivering the Goods
8. policemen want to put the nation's homosexuals up against a wall
#658 A Sickening Dilemma
2. sneezing in public is a capital offense
#695 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Paying Taxes
3. anyone claiming to be a messiah is promptly put to death
#703 Divine Decoration
4. the hills are alive with the smell of burning flesh
#710 Feudal Feuds
1. a serf by any other name works just as hard
#738 Cruel or Unusual?
2. an eye for an eye leaves @@NAME@@ blind
#746 [The Enemy Within] There's a Place
5. nobody dares to so much as wear violet-coloured clothing in public
#794 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Fear and Loathing in @@CAPITAL@@
1. citizens patriotically sing the government's praises while glancing nervously over their shoulder
#795 [@@CAPITAL@@gate] Lock Him Up!
1. critics of @@LEADER@@ literally can't find their head on their shoulders
#799 A Political Cock-Up
2. unpopular politicians are often caught between a rock and a hard place
#817 Back-Alley Blues
4. women who miscarry have their death-masks displayed in the Wax Museum's "Sociopaths and Serial Killers Exhibit"
5. women who miscarry have their death-masks displayed in the Wax Museum's "Sociopaths and Serial Killers Exhibit"
#870 @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ Literally Exploding With Excitement
3. the government is encouraging violence on television
#898 Two's Company, Three's a Crowd, Four's an Uprising
3. slavers view "what did your last slave die of" as a request for a demonstration
#913 Couped Up
2. the practice of capital punishment proves divisive
#919 The Meaning of Life
2. prison overcrowding is being addressed with a series of short sharp shocks
#949 Jailhouses Rocked!
2. the military conducts 'training exercises' in prisons
3. the military conducts 'training exercises' in prisons
#986 Poacher Pandemic
4. environmentalists have found an unusual ally in soldiers of fortune
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
1. you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule @@NAME@@ but at least the trains run on time
#1053 Some Enchanted Evening That Was
4. there is no such thing as an innocent fling in the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ military
#1150 Back Lash Backlash
3. extraordinary rendition is nothing out of the ordinary
#1162 She's Always a Woman to Me
2. taking a walk on the wild side is punishable by death
3. taking a walk on the wild side is punishable by death
#1219 Vat Is a Serious Problem
5. the government prevents violence by committing genocide
#1222 Family Matters
3. police nightsticks see use all day long
#1263 Is the Signature Always Right?
3. people who make the leader's blood boil get boiled
4. people who make the leader's blood boil get boiled
#1274 No Room Left for Asylum Seekers
3. the nation is a world leader in martyrs per capita
#1284 How to Choose the Chosen One
1. children are encouraged to fail at school so as not to appear too enlightened
#1308 One in the Oven
1. the government makes bereaved siblings into bereaved orphans
#1512 The Door's Unlocked, Let Yourself In...
3. Lady Justice has swapped her blindfold for steel-capped boots

Sometimes gained from:

#12 Death Penalty on Agenda
1. the death penalty has been reintroduced

Removed by:

#311 Victims Demand Their Pound of Flesh
3. condemned prisoners spend hours a day sitting in lotus position looking perplexed
#318 Death Penalty on Death Row?
1. prisoners work-share to cut down rising costs of keeping them in jail
#631 The Violet Mile
7. international humanitarian organisations are applauding the government for ending the death penalty
#806 Unlicensed to Kill
3. under doctor's orders @@LEADER@@ is going on a diet and abolishing capital punishment
#828 Your Execution in 30 Years or Less or You're Free
5. the Violet Mile now refers to the long line-ups that former death row inmates wait in as they transfer to maximum security prisons
#835 The End Is in Sight?
4. the nation's apology for those it has executed in the last year has come a little late for some
#1241 Return Statement
4. lobotomised jaywalkers can barely ambulate let alone repeat their offences
#1332 We Won't, We Won't Rock You
4. an opal a day keeps the negative thoughts at bay

Conscription

A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.

Gained from:

#109 Karate Kids Cause Controversy
2. the army's shirt ninja are the most feared assassins in the region
#147 Military Budgets Up for Approval
5. military service is compulsory
#157 Sergeants Are Too Nasty, Say New Recruits
4. newborns are being raised as mindless killing machines
#383 Born to Be Just a Bit Too Wild?
2. soldiers are noted for their ferocity and illiteracy
#426 Women in Uniform Under Fire
3. women are ordered home to reproduce for the glory of the @@TYPE@@
#485 Really Real eSports Tournament
4. all gamers have been drafted into the military despite their lack of upper body strength
#486 An Impressing Dilemma
1. confused drunks wake up to irate drill sergeants whipping them into shape
5. new vat-grown soldiers are as replaceable as bullets
#489 Standing at Attention
4. handsome young men are forced into uniforms by their dominant elders
#638 Won't Somebody Think of the Children?
2. the nation's orphanages and maternity wards have been nicknamed 'the Killbot Factories'
#660 Are We Being Served?
1. retail staff are trained to take both inside leg measurements and the lives of their enemies
#931 In the Navy
3. military promises of adventure don't live up to the brochure for unwilling conscripts
#964 An Expensive Watch
4. army regiments supporting different football teams are a frequent cause of friendly fire incidents
#1073 Much Ado About Everything
1. young soldiers are shocked to discover there are no 'safe spaces' on a battlefield
2. young soldiers are shocked to discover there are no 'safe spaces' on a battlefield
#1251 The Making of a Mass Murderer
4. the army's trophy cabinets have gone all-organic

Removed by:

#184 Compulsory Military Service Under Attack
1. the military struggles with recruitment
#238 We Need a Few Good Men Who Like Men?
5. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
6. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
#810 Armed and Unready
5. nobody is forced to join the armed forces
#956 The Bottom of the Gun Barrel
2. unemployed youngsters trained to kill are being released en masse into society

Sometimes removed by:

#366 Prosecute Stolen Valour, Says Military
3. soldiers have swapped their uniforms for prisonwear
4. soldiers have swapped their uniforms for prisonwear

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

Gained from:

#15 More Police Needed
3. thieves are flogged in public for their crimes
#75 Cutting Off Sex Offenders?
1. sex offenders find themselves cut off from the ability to repeat their crimes
#87 Burn! Burn Everything!
3. people caught mistreating @@NAME@@'s flag generally wind up in a great deal of pain
#219 Nobody Expects the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Inquisition!
3. atheists and evolutionary biologists are fleeing the country like rats from a sinking ship
#381 Mamma @@NAME@@, Let Me Go
3. churches now double as dungeons
#526 Any Idea Where the Law Is, Bessie?
1. rural citizens live in terror of their local village constable
#549 Feasting or Fasting?
1. hundreds of teenagers die every year at the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Hungry Games
#646 Lesson Learnt
2. prison libraries are being replaced with interrogation chambers
#738 Cruel or Unusual?
2. an eye for an eye leaves @@NAME@@ blind
#799 A Political Cock-Up
2. unpopular politicians are often caught between a rock and a hard place
#841 Burn Noticed
1. the Man in the Plastic Mask has been imprisoned in the Capital Penitentiary
#898 Two's Company, Three's a Crowd, Four's an Uprising
3. slavers view "what did your last slave die of" as a request for a demonstration
#940 The Court of the Crimson Lord
2. screams of citizens being "re-educated" echo throughout the rural regions of @@NAME@@
#944 Deadly Persuasion
5. the nation is now officially a purple state
#978 Alone in the Dark
3. justice is blinding
#1025 A Meal to Die For
3. decreased demand for toilets is saving the prison service a lot of money
#1132 Gold Standards
3. sprinters achieve their personal bests only when the Olympic Team recruiters come calling
#1222 Family Matters
3. police nightsticks see use all day long
#1270 I'll Be Watching You
3. baseball caps are the new fashion trend
4. baseball caps are the new fashion trend
#1512 The Door's Unlocked, Let Yourself In...
3. Lady Justice has swapped her blindfold for steel-capped boots

Sometimes gained from:

#552 Must Be a Full Moon
1. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
2. weird or unusual crimes merit cruel and unusual punishments
#1097 What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor?
2. sailors spend their shore leave helping old ladies cross the street

Removed by:

#494 Whipping Up a Controversy
1. whipping posts and lashes have been transferred to the Historical Museum of @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Embarrassments

Curfew

The nation enforces a national curfew.

Gained from:

#381 Mamma @@NAME@@, Let Me Go
2. tantrum-throwing toddlers are regularly imprisoned on assault charges

Sometimes gained from:

#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
2. martial law has been declared and the populace is kept under tight control
#77 Easter Egg: World to End, or Possibly Just Mark Anniversary
1. tens of thousands of revelers have been arrested for trying to celebrate the recent world anniversary (@@EGG@@)
#155 Curfew Meets Minor Opposition
1. teenagers are severely punished for being out too late
#347 Crime Problems Ganging Up on @@NAME@@
1. rap artists are regularly arrested for promoting extremist groups
#383 Born to Be Just a Bit Too Wild?
1. children are shocked to find others "just like them" when they are taken out of the forest
2. soldiers are noted for their ferocity and illiteracy
#455 Police on Overkill Mode?
4. the nation is under martial law
#740 [The Enemy Within] A Day in the Life
3. the nation has been sent to bed early for unspecified naughtiness

Removed by:

#270 Space Spectacular Sours Small Stargazers
1. teenagers stay out into the wee hours of the morning "stargazing"
#374 Lion Dad Sparks Child-Rearing Sentiment
4. society has literally been thrown to the wolves
#1418 The High Life
3. stray dogs and children root through the trash for snacks

DNA Harvesting

Citizen DNA must be submitted to the state.

Gained from:

#212 Police Wanting Help With Their Inquiries
3. every citizen must submit to DNA testing to be eliminated from police inquiries

Removed by:

#499 The Genetics of Aesthetics
3. the police are reluctantly destroying millions of DNA records
#666 A Microchip on Your Shoulder
3. truancy levels are on the rise ever since school registers were banned

Gun Control

Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.

Gained from:

#20 Gunman Kills Three
1. kids are arrested at gunpoint for playing with toy rifles
2. the nation is completely gun-free
#98 Police Want More Than Shiny Badge
3. the streets are plagued with knife-wielding madmen
#137 Arms Industry Demands Respect
2. the arms industry has been shut down in a surge of pacifism
#158 Regarding Robbers' Rights
3. trespassers often find themselves impaled by crossbow bolts
#326 Knitters in a Knot Over Police Stitch Up
3. knitting needles have been banned in the name of public safety
#488 Bright Orange Is the New Black
1. gun regulations are so strict even staple guns and hot glue guns are illegal
2. gun regulations are so strict even staple guns and hot glue guns are illegal
#629 Boom or Bust?
1. the police have taken to prying guns out of the cold fingers of @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@
#698 I Shot the Sheriff
4. only criminals carry guns
#933 A Gun in Every Hand and a Tank in Every Garage?
3. former gun owners are finding that brandishing paintball guns isn't as satisfying as the real thing
#1235 Good Guy With a Gun
4. it turns out that the government can have your guns by prying them out of your warm living hands
#1363 In My Defence
4. staple guns are seen as intrinsically evil

Removed by:

#65 Should Martial Law Be Declared?
3. ad hoc militias patrol the streets in an effort to control rampant crime
#133 When @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ Attack!
4. @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ are frequently shot for looking at people 'in a funny way'
#137 Arms Industry Demands Respect
1. the arms industry is backed by government subsidies and harsh anti-protest laws are in place
#149 With Liberty, Freedom, and Guns for All?
1. @@NAME@@ is renowned for its lax gun laws
#169 @@ANIMAL@@ Hunting Laws Under Dispute
3. main battle tanks stalk the woods of @@NAME@@ in search of @@ANIMALPLURAL@@
#186 Carjacking Concerns
2. citizens drive tank-like vehicles with mounted machine guns
3. citizens drive tank-like vehicles with mounted machine guns
#526 Any Idea Where the Law Is, Bessie?
4. farmers' market days almost always end in a shooting
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#642 This Way's Kinder
1. squeaky high prepubescent voices recite the patriotic poem "Hail to The Leader!" before each meal
#802 No Lock, No Gun Stock, and No Smoking Barrels
3. banned objects are regularly legalized if they've been successfully stolen from the government
#850 The Prints and the Slaughter
2. mass shootings have become the new normal
#877 Gunning for Profits
3. road rage is rarer but more terminal now that many people drive fully-operational battle tanks to work
#902 Killer App
4. career advisors ask sociopathic orphan girls if they have considered becoming professional assassins
5. the state conscripts sociopathic orphan girls to train as professional assassins
#1098 Edged Out
4. people wouldn't be seen dead without their guns
#1170 To Catch a Beef
1. hand-to-hand combat experience is udderly essential for all dairy ranchers
2. hand-to-hand combat experience is udderly essential for all dairy ranchers

Sometimes removed by:

#515 Little Green Men
2. entire provinces are being suppressed for collectively "planning terrorist attacks"

Gun Ownership

All citizens are required to own a firearm.

Gained from:

#84 Compulsory Gun Ownership?
1. gun ownership is compulsory

Sometimes gained from:

#1449 Annie Get Your Gun
1. metal detectors at school gates make sure that teenagers are carrying at least one sidearm

Removed by:

#20 Gunman Kills Three
1. kids are arrested at gunpoint for playing with toy rifles
2. the nation is completely gun-free
#98 Police Want More Than Shiny Badge
3. the streets are plagued with knife-wielding madmen
#137 Arms Industry Demands Respect
1. the arms industry is backed by government subsidies and harsh anti-protest laws are in place
#149 With Liberty, Freedom, and Guns for All?
2. citizens are frequently searched for illegal weapons
#158 Regarding Robbers' Rights
3. trespassers often find themselves impaled by crossbow bolts
#326 Knitters in a Knot Over Police Stitch Up
3. knitting needles have been banned in the name of public safety
#488 Bright Orange Is the New Black
1. gun regulations are so strict even staple guns and hot glue guns are illegal
2. gun regulations are so strict even staple guns and hot glue guns are illegal
#802 No Lock, No Gun Stock, and No Smoking Barrels
4. wars are filled with soldiers wielding machetes and chainsaws for safety reasons
#989 Gunman Wounds Three
1. gun-wielding gangsters sometimes deal death from as far as ten paces away
2. children cry as government officials steal their water pistols
#1363 In My Defence
4. staple guns are seen as intrinsically evil
#1449 Annie Get Your Gun
4. it's no longer mandatory for armless amputees to own ironic side-arms

Human Sacrifice

Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.

Gained from:

#619 X Marks the Cult?
1. livestock mutilations are on the rise

Sometimes gained from:

#58 Violent Violetists Demand Blood!
1. homeless people are periodically found dead upon altars to assorted deities
2. "The Daily Sacrifice" is a routine segment of morning news shows
#70 Purge the Infidels!
1. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
2. citizens who fail to follow the official national religion are executed
#146 Evolution: Truth or Witchcraft?
3. biology and religious education classes have recently been merged
#243 A Question of Faith
4. open-heart surgery is taught in seminaries
#598 A Violet Trojan Horse
3. burning members of the Order of Violet is the nation's favorite pastime
4. political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions
#631 The Violet Mile
3. voodoo economists believe that feeding criminals to volcanoes will bring untold riches to @@NAME@@
#781 The White Man's Burden
3. people spend a lot on hair and nails
4. people spend a lot on hair and nails
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
2. children wondering what happens to pets after they die are shown where the compost heap is
3. folk are absolutely certain that you can never be absolutely certain
#1120 Following Yonder Star
1. a formerly quiet little town is now booming as both a cult centre and a tourist attraction
3. @@LEADER@@ claims to know what infants are thinking
#1155 The Banquet of Walnuts
3. the church declares that everyone should get a large serving of nuts daily
#1186 The Magic's Gone
5. the government is telling wizards to put their heart into their work
#1197 Aflame With Indignity
1. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
2. burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine
#1198 The Death Debate Isn't Dead Yet
2. there's never a spare chair in the retirement home
#1204 Homecoming Queen
1. the Violetist community celebrates bombshells being dropped on @@NAME@@
#1274 No Room Left for Asylum Seekers
4. a plague of zealots has been unleashed on the streets of @@CAPITAL@@
#1468 Meat With Approval
1. the traditional Violetist dish of stuffed sheep's head is served with an intense look of shock upon its face

Removed by:

#70 Purge the Infidels!
4. religious people are committed to mental institutions for treatment
#196 Violent Violetists Protest Artists
5. people of faith are sent to twelve-step programs for 'The Cure'
#333 No Sacrifice, No Sacrifice at All
1. churches across the land are hurriedly installing auto-tune for their choirs
2. churches across the land are hurriedly installing auto-tune for their choirs
#939 A Question of Bad Faith
4. children who express a belief in Santa are labelled 'delusional cultists'
#1014 Unreasonable Doubt
1. you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule @@NAME@@ but at least the trains run on time
#1180 Death Doesn't Discriminate
6. uprooting flowers for religious ceremonies is a felony
#1325 Having Faith in Communism
3. government has seized the opium of the people

Sometimes removed by:

#298 Cults: Harmless or Heretics?
4. believers must practice religion behind church doors lest the government smite them with a mighty fine
#333 No Sacrifice, No Sacrifice at All
6. any reference to a higher being is punished with public shaming

ID Chips

Citizens are administered an under-the-skin ID chip.

Gained from:

#341 Where in the Woods Is Cindy SanFrancisco?
3. fearful citizens watch their every move as does their government
4. fearful citizens watch their every move as does their government

Sometimes gained from:

#228 Mice in the Walls
1. nerds everywhere are rejoicing as they are reunited with their computers
3. computers are allowed but only just
#666 A Microchip on Your Shoulder
1. the masses are surrendering their civil liberties without complaint for the sake of shopping convenience
4. anti-government demagogues have a devil of a time evading authorities
5. anti-government demagogues have a devil of a time evading authorities
#1042 Failure to Launch
2. carpal tunnel syndrome is on the rise
#1267 Hamming It Up
5. email killed the radio star
6. email killed the radio star

Removed by:

#41 Software Giant Stomps on Competition
3. citizens frequently whisper of the Internet as 'the domain of the devil'
#57 Electronic Plague in @@NAME@@!
4. the recent ban on computers is causing havoc throughout the nation
#82 AI Researchers Rally for Android Rights
3. computers have been banned
#193 Robots Leaving Workers Jobless
4. the loom represents the height of @@NAME@@'s technology
#317 Big Brother Is Watching You Surf
3. the government is rounding up computers and beating them into plowshares
#335 Log Us Back On
3. computers are widely considered to be the "devil magic of heathens"
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
4. the nation has reverted back to an agrarian society after anything more advanced than the wheel was banned
#821 A Switch in Time Kills Nine
2. meetings are often scheduled for "about four-ish" following complete conversion to sundials
#870 @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ Literally Exploding With Excitement
2. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ have recently stopped mysteriously setting off metal detectors
#1356 The Silicon Curtain
5. the nation has become both the largest producer and consumer of abaci in @@REGION@@

No Judiciary

The nation has abolished the court system.

Gained from:

#98 Police Want More Than Shiny Badge
2. citizens are regularly shot for parking on the double-yellow line
#240 Plea Bargains: Tipping the Scales of Justice?
3. the right to a fair trial was recently abolished for reasons of convenience
#253 How Much Democracy Is Too Much?
2. all judiciary cases are decided in the court of public opinion
#533 Hearsay Heresy
3. the strong are acquitted and the weak are trampled in trial by @@A@@ @@ANIMAL@@
#738 Cruel or Unusual?
2. an eye for an eye leaves @@NAME@@ blind
#765 Don't Judge Me
3. unemployed judges can be found squatting in abandoned courthouses
#987 Quia Scriptum Est
3. the government says only criminals harp on about "innocent until proven guilty"

Removed by:

#603 Not My Idea
3. the legal minefield around ownership of fiction has demolished the publishing industry
#918 J'Accuse!
4. politicians spend more time in courtrooms than in Parliament
5. politicians spend more time in courtrooms than in Parliament
#1222 Family Matters
1. the aphorism "there's no need to argue" has been dismissed by @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@
2. the most commonly-worn shoes are concrete ones

No Prison

Jails and prisons are not employed.

Gained from:

#43 Prisoners Demand Elbow Room
2. all prisons have been eliminated
#159 Think Tank Proposes Privatised Prisons
2. convicted murderers are free to walk the streets provided they attend rehabilitation classes
#239 We Who Are About to Die Would Rather Go Home
3. criminals are thrown to the @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ to repay their debt to society
#487 Masks of Shame
3. public shaming is the bedrock of @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ society
#738 Cruel or Unusual?
2. an eye for an eye leaves @@NAME@@ blind
#978 Alone in the Dark
3. justice is blinding

Removed by:

#199 More Jails Needed
1. the new prison system is crowding up at an alarming rate
#232 Suffragette City
4. women are often jailed for failing to fetch their husbands' slippers
5. women are often jailed for failing to fetch their husbands' slippers
#1200 Choose Your God Wisely
1. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ believe a soft answer turneth away wrath but punitive punishment is much more fun
2. @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ believe a soft answer turneth away wrath but punitive punishment is much more fun

Economy

AI Planning

The nation runs an AI-backed planned economy.

Gained from:

#1130 Flash Crash Cash Dash
5. computers have been put in control of the economy to keep computers from controlling the economy

Sometimes gained from:

#4 Economic Collapse Looms!
1. all industry is owned and run by the government
#104 Public Loudspeakers Shrill With Controversy
3. ad-blocking has been nationalised
#203 Suffer the Starving Children?
1. the government has been kicking out foreign corporations in a bid to grow enough food for the populace
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
1. the nation's favourite colour is red (@@EGG@@)
#228 Mice in the Walls
1. nerds everywhere are rejoicing as they are reunited with their computers
3. computers are allowed but only just
#250 Recession, Depression, and Deficit
4. the crackdown on private property seems as endless as the government issued food stamp lines
#255 Welfare Programs Not Faring Well
5. the government enforces a policy of 'from each according to their ability, to each according to the available budget'
#369 No Vocation Without Remuneration
4. foreign observers are baffled by the sway @@LEADER@@'s student intern holds over macroeconomics
#443 Five Year Plans and New Deals
4. Viagra factories are being converted to producing antimalarials for Bigtopian orphans
#472 Rise of the Machines
1. only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile
2. only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile
#481 Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels
3. @@LEADER@@'s new socialist government gets its policy advice from teenagers
#726 Jobless Fair
5. three-year-olds have tantrums because they don't want to be drainage technicians when they grow up
#778 Mal Appetit!
4. senior executives have become freelance basket-weavers in search of less stress and better work-life balance
#851 Commercial Tidings Well in Advance
5. citizens who want to celebrate the holidays generally deck the halls with old newspaper trimmings and dirty socks
#1021 Room and Board Games
5. the property market is in a bit of a state
#1042 Failure to Launch
2. carpal tunnel syndrome is on the rise
#1063 Playing It by the Numbers
4. the government is expanding hungrily in its conquest of bread
#1068 Made to Break
3. state-manufactured hammers and sickles are here to stay
#1103 Dàguó Takeaway
3. the government confiscates candy from babies for 'the greater good' of the nation
#1130 Flash Crash Cash Dash
4. the stock market has been destroyed for its own protection
#1267 Hamming It Up
5. email killed the radio star
6. email killed the radio star
#1433 Green Thumbs Sore
3. monochrome green ECO-@@NAMEINITIALS@@ products adorn the supermarket shelves
#1435 A Hot Potato
3. farmers in arid regions are puzzled with government directions to plant rice this year

Removed by:

#31 Get Efficient, Private Sector Tells Nature
1. citizens must pay to enjoy @@NAME@@'s pristine beaches
2. citizens must pay to enjoy @@NAME@@'s pristine beaches
#57 Electronic Plague in @@NAME@@!
4. the recent ban on computers is causing havoc throughout the nation
#82 AI Researchers Rally for Android Rights
3. computers have been banned
#152 A Capital Idea
1. the government has returned all business to private ownership
3. the government has legalised small-scale capitalism
#273 Is Our Children Learning?
5. wealthy students ride to school past mendicant dropouts
6. wealthy students ride to school past mendicant dropouts
#317 Big Brother Is Watching You Surf
3. the government is rounding up computers and beating them into plowshares
#335 Log Us Back On
3. computers are widely considered to be the "devil magic of heathens"
#371 Lotto Fever
3. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
4. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
#498 Computer Says No
1. government officials frown on anything more technologically advanced than an abacus
2. the road to capitalism has proved an epic drama of adventure and exploration
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
4. the nation has reverted back to an agrarian society after anything more advanced than the wheel was banned
#577 Second World Problems
4. Party members are derided as class traitors
#821 A Switch in Time Kills Nine
2. meetings are often scheduled for "about four-ish" following complete conversion to sundials
#871 It's Not Easy Being Red
5. the "Brave New World" program has caused private businesses to spring up faster than the East Lebatuck Wall
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
2. consumers are free to choose - so long as they choose Eckie-Ecola or Eckie-Cola
3. citizens may now wear shoes while watching television as long as the television is outside and the shoes are rental
4. citizens may now wear shoes while watching television as long as the television is outside and the shoes are rental
#900 Piracy on the High Trees
4. newly-privatized lumberjacks are clearcutting the forest to meet demand
#907 A Problem Shared
4. boom-and-bust cycles are being peddled as economically inevitable
#920 Central Planning Theatrics
3. ticket touts are blamed for the downfall of communism
#1116 To Each According to His Feed
5. the red star of communism has been replaced by the gold star of the McRonald's badge
#1301 Meat the Neighbours
2. the end of communism came with retail rather than revolution
#1325 Having Faith in Communism
4. spiritual leaders preach that the poor are being punished for their sins
#1356 The Silicon Curtain
5. the nation has become both the largest producer and consumer of abaci in @@REGION@@

Sometimes removed by:

#621 Blue Collar Blues
5. economists speak of trusting in the Tao of Free Market Capitalism

Affirmative Action

Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.

Gained from:

#93 Affirmative Action in @@NAME@@?
2. colleges adhere to rigid ethnic quotas for admissions
#306 A Matter of Trust
4. bills about shades of lipstick are frequently introduced in the nation's legislature
#948 1x, 2x, 3x, a Lady
2. any girl that shows an interest in Lego is pressured to study engineering
#1362 The Trans Panic Button
3. @@LEADER@@ is considering changing the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ flag to one with more glitter

Removed by:

#315 Creative Flowers Withering Under Legislation
2. immigrants flood the job queues as discrimination in the workplace makes a staggering comeback
#464 The @@ANIMAL@@ Republic Shall Rise Again?
4. the government has embraced apartheid
#948 1x, 2x, 3x, a Lady
3. women complaining about lack of opportunity are told to "man up"
4. women complaining about lack of opportunity are told to "man up"
5. male celebrity chefs are laughed at for their lack of manliness
#1258 Henceforward Shall Be Free
3. former slaves are free to be oppressed

Sometimes removed by:

#508 Ex-Cons Robbed of Future
2. jaywalkers are condemned to lives of poverty for their heinous crimes

Autarky

The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.

Gained from:

#126 Outsourcing an Outrage, Say Demonstrators
1. corporations are forbidden from employing outside the nation
#203 Suffer the Starving Children?
1. the government has been kicking out foreign corporations in a bid to grow enough food for the populace
#649 Made in Maxtopia
3. there are no bananas today in @@NAME@@
#815 Embargoed In
3. there is a law against "filthy foreign food"
#1216 Not My Government
4. an iron curtain has descended around the nation
#1412 Another Day, Another Dollar
4. purchasing a can of Addison Cola requires a wheelbarrow of cash
#1420 Trading Climate Sours
3. attempts at growing pineapples in the desert have been unsuccessful

Removed by:

#266 Easter Egg: Breaching the Great Fourth Wall of @@NAME@@
1. trade is bringing a wide selection of strange resources and technologies into @@NAME@@ although importers have the highest mortality rate in the nation (@@EGG@@)
#486 An Impressing Dilemma
3. half the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Army consists of Brasilistani contractors
#871 It's Not Easy Being Red
4. the nation's largest export is socialist agitators
#1185 Should Be Sufficient
3. the best fashion comes straight to the high street from sweatshops all across the globe
4. socialism gives everyone a share of the economy's growing carbon footprint
#1230 Home Hunger
1. new pests have been imported into @@NAME@@
#1356 The Silicon Curtain
3. autarky's deemed malarkey as foreign bric-a-brac's brought back

Sometimes removed by:

#922 I'll Have What She's Having
1. the fattest folk in @@NAME@@ look to be the happiest ones

Cannabis

Cannabis may be legally purchased.

Gained from:

#139 Drug Debate Hits the Streets
1. shops were recently ransacked as cigarettes returned to the shelves
3. zombie-like crowds of hard drug users stumble through the streets
#420 Caught Green Handed
3. Maxtopian Grass flags adorn every college dorm room
#1119 Where There Isn't Smoke
3. there's a lot of smoke from the nation's "green economy"
4. slackers at work are told to "crack on with it"
#1484 Joint Trade Agreement
3. the nation is going green
#1510 Devolution Devolves Into Disaster?
4. meteorologists warn of fog just past 4pm daily

Sometimes gained from:

#77 Easter Egg: World to End, or Possibly Just Mark Anniversary
3. the nation is cleaning up after a national night of celebration left most people with headaches and dim memories (@@EGG@@)
#116 Soda Sales Hits New 'High'
1. 'Mountain Doobie' is widely regarded as the nation's favourite drink
3. reports of attacks by bright purple sixty-foot high spiders have recently shot up
#185 "Bring Back Our Booze!" Cry Revellers
1. @@NAME@@'s fine wines are renowned throughout the region
3. GP clinics are inundated by patients requesting prescriptions for alcohol
#227 Underage Drinkers: Social Menace or Misunderstood?
4. a chain of pubs that cater solely to children has recently been unveiled
#434 Fraternity Furor
1. fraternities are notorious for drunken hooliganism
#493 Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
3. @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ athletes are close to breaking the 2 minute mile and the 16 meter long jump
#505 Florists Blooming Mad
3. visions of giant pink @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ are a common side effect after @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ eat their meals
#565 'A' Is for Academic Doping
3. exam halls are littered with used needles and empty pill bottles
5. exam halls are littered with used needles and empty pill bottles
#573 The Road to Blackacre Ends Here?
3. a policy of plausible deniability helps protect the government from athletic doping scandals
#584 The Cake Is a Lie
2. they say that @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ made a dessert and called it peace
#588 Last Call for Alcohol?
3. bars are packed at all hours
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
2. raver DJ XStacy holds multiple medical degrees in chillaxing
#609 @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll
1. @@LEADER@@'s peyote-induced "let's all just be friends" speech is trending world-wide
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#635 Hey Kid, Have a Cigar
2. schoolyard sandboxes resemble ashtrays due to the large number of cigarette butts
3. schoolyard sandboxes resemble ashtrays due to the large number of cigarette butts
#676 Down the Rabbit Hole
2. cash-strapped junkies lick rabbits for a cheap high
#707 The Eye of the Tiger
2. the Motherland's muscle-bound athletes won 786 medals at the last United @@REGION@@ Games
#770 Vaping Up a Storm
2. kids' party bags often contain candy and e-cigarettes
#818 We Are Not Amused
4. visitors to Violet Rock City are stunned to learn that they must memorize the "99 Principles" before entering
#847 All the Lonely People
2. retirement apartments house giggling grannies who delightedly watch blank TVs all day long
#849 Sky High
2. crackheads chase drug-loaded drones in hopes of a lucky drop
#1076 Smokers Cornered
2. cigarettes are dead-cheap
#1097 What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor?
4. parties on cruise ships go off with a real bang
#1115 One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?
1. seasonal hay-fever sufferers are attending government drug counselling sessions to get free doughnuts
#1119 Where There Isn't Smoke
1. peer pressure from cooler world leaders directs @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ government policy
2. @@LEADER@@ lights cigars with a hundred-@@CURRENCY@@ bill
#1219 Vat Is a Serious Problem
4. teen gangs are encouraged to take drugs
#1293 Bet Your Life
3. grinning punters say that casino roulette is the greatest high that life has to offer
#1318 Blitzed
7. skyscrapers get built in just days
#1334 Withdrawing Diplomatic Relations
3. homesickness is thought to be a waterborne illness
4. homesickness is thought to be a waterborne illness
#1345 To Each According to Whatever's Left
3. glossy adverts featuring baby's first puff adorn mothers' magazines
#1346 The Problem With Peyote
2. party-lovers often change religions just for the weekend

Removed by:

#116 Soda Sales Hits New 'High'
2. drug distribution is tightly controlled by the government
#237 Tourists on Death Row
3. drug-related crimes carry the death penalty
#284 Drug Legality Run Amok
3. the government has begun a crusade against drugs
4. politicians debate whether caffeine is too addictive for the public
#609 @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll
2. denied drugs and entertainment the nation's youth are taking to petty crime to alleviate their boredom
#625 Delivering the Goods
2. journalists giggle uncontrollably while reporting the nation's drug bonfires
#730 It's Legal Now!
3. chests full of green leaves dumped into the harbor have many murmuring against the government
#1499 Chasing the Pixelated Dragon
3. citizens have to stick a fork into an electrical outlet to get a buzz

Sometimes removed by:

#34 Don't Puff on Me, Say Non-Smokers
2. an underground movement of cigarette smokers has sprung up in response to a government ban
#493 Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
1. invasive drug testing is now performed at elementary school sports days
#1210 Big Tobacco in Big Trouble
4. the tobacco industry has burnt out

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Gained from:

#31 Get Efficient, Private Sector Tells Nature
1. citizens must pay to enjoy @@NAME@@'s pristine beaches
2. citizens must pay to enjoy @@NAME@@'s pristine beaches
#152 A Capital Idea
1. the government has returned all business to private ownership
3. the government has legalised small-scale capitalism
#273 Is Our Children Learning?
5. wealthy students ride to school past mendicant dropouts
6. wealthy students ride to school past mendicant dropouts
#339 The Bear Necessities
3. the economy is undergoing a traumatic transition to capitalism
#371 Lotto Fever
3. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
4. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
#498 Computer Says No
2. the road to capitalism has proved an epic drama of adventure and exploration
#577 Second World Problems
4. Party members are derided as class traitors
#871 It's Not Easy Being Red
5. the "Brave New World" program has caused private businesses to spring up faster than the East Lebatuck Wall
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
2. consumers are free to choose - so long as they choose Eckie-Ecola or Eckie-Cola
3. citizens may now wear shoes while watching television as long as the television is outside and the shoes are rental
4. citizens may now wear shoes while watching television as long as the television is outside and the shoes are rental
#900 Piracy on the High Trees
4. newly-privatized lumberjacks are clearcutting the forest to meet demand
#907 A Problem Shared
4. boom-and-bust cycles are being peddled as economically inevitable
#920 Central Planning Theatrics
3. ticket touts are blamed for the downfall of communism
#1116 To Each According to His Feed
5. the red star of communism has been replaced by the gold star of the McRonald's badge
#1301 Meat the Neighbours
2. the end of communism came with retail rather than revolution
#1325 Having Faith in Communism
4. spiritual leaders preach that the poor are being punished for their sins

Sometimes gained from:

#621 Blue Collar Blues
5. economists speak of trusting in the Tao of Free Market Capitalism

Removed by:

#4 Economic Collapse Looms!
1. all industry is owned and run by the government
#104 Public Loudspeakers Shrill With Controversy
3. ad-blocking has been nationalised
#203 Suffer the Starving Children?
1. the government has been kicking out foreign corporations in a bid to grow enough food for the populace
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
1. the nation's favourite colour is red (@@EGG@@)
#250 Recession, Depression, and Deficit
4. the crackdown on private property seems as endless as the government issued food stamp lines
#255 Welfare Programs Not Faring Well
5. the government enforces a policy of 'from each according to their ability, to each according to the available budget'
#369 No Vocation Without Remuneration
4. foreign observers are baffled by the sway @@LEADER@@'s student intern holds over macroeconomics
#443 Five Year Plans and New Deals
4. Viagra factories are being converted to producing antimalarials for Bigtopian orphans
#472 Rise of the Machines
1. only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile
2. only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile
#481 Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels
3. @@LEADER@@'s new socialist government gets its policy advice from teenagers
#726 Jobless Fair
5. three-year-olds have tantrums because they don't want to be drainage technicians when they grow up
#778 Mal Appetit!
4. senior executives have become freelance basket-weavers in search of less stress and better work-life balance
#851 Commercial Tidings Well in Advance
5. citizens who want to celebrate the holidays generally deck the halls with old newspaper trimmings and dirty socks
#1021 Room and Board Games
5. the property market is in a bit of a state
#1063 Playing It by the Numbers
4. the government is expanding hungrily in its conquest of bread
#1068 Made to Break
3. state-manufactured hammers and sickles are here to stay
#1130 Flash Crash Cash Dash
4. the stock market has been destroyed for its own protection
5. computers have been put in control of the economy to keep computers from controlling the economy
#1433 Green Thumbs Sore
3. monochrome green ECO-@@NAMEINITIALS@@ products adorn the supermarket shelves
#1435 A Hot Potato
3. farmers in arid regions are puzzled with government directions to plant rice this year

Sometimes removed by:

#1103 Dàguó Takeaway
3. the government confiscates candy from babies for 'the greater good' of the nation

Child Labor

Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.

Gained from:

#305 Who's Occupying What?
1. former school buses now regularly shuttle kids to the nearest shopping centers to work
2. millions of devastated 7-year-olds are denied astronaut and ballerina training
#638 Won't Somebody Think of the Children?
3. it's a hard-knock life for the orphans doing factory work for a pittance
#642 This Way's Kinder
2. the nation's youth voluntarily goes to bed early out of sheer tiredness from their working days
#661 Scouting for Boys, Girls... Anyone?
5. Scout campfire sing-a-longs tend to focus on the evils of antitrust legislation
#822 Never Work With Children
2. @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ actors literally work from cradle to grave
#1307 A Duty to Serve
4. record numbers of students are leaving school to enter the workforce
#1322 Introducing Altengarten?
4. the first test of a good kindergartener is the quality of the sponge-baths they give
#1502 Dirty Deals
3. work stinks
4. work stinks

Removed by:

#63 Tykes With Tools?
1. child labor has been outlawed
#421 No Child Left Behind Enemy Lines
1. army uniforms are replaced en masse to accommodate adult soldiers

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

Gained from:

#174 Maternity Leave a Must, Say Mothers
2. all mothers are allowed six months fully-paid maternity leave
3. untold millions of @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@ are going into a new government-funded maternity leave scheme
4. untold millions of @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@ are going into a new government-funded maternity leave scheme

Removed by:

#304 Time for Paternity Leave, Say Dads
4. most mothers are forced to quit their jobs to care for infants
5. most mothers are forced to quit their jobs to care for infants
6. mandatory daycare is provided by the government

Metricism

The state mandates the use of the metric system.

Gained from:

Sometimes gained from:

#319 Sizing Up the Competition
1. teams of painters are converting road signs from horse lengths to kilometers

Removed by:

#892 The Old Metric
1. an extra hand on the leg will give a horse-and-a-half of lead in a hundred jiffies on seven furlongs

No Aircraft

Aircraft are banned.

Gained from:

#248 The Sky Is Falling
5. aeroplanes have been converted into housing units after all air travel was outlawed
#408 Easter Egg: Pony Peril
3. ponies working in the nation's salt mines have a life expectancy of weeks (@@EGG@@)
#652 Mayday! Mayday!
5. derelict airplanes have been converted into novelty restaurants and hotels
#784 The Driving Force
5. mail and shipped goods take forever to get to buyers
#787 Come Fly With Me?
3. @@ANIMAL@@-wagons to @@CAPITAL@@ are often canceled due to excessive levels of manure on the roads
#1348 Heaven Can't Wait
5. above @@NAME@@ there is only sky and the fear of the unknown
6. above @@NAME@@ there is only sky and the fear of the unknown

Removed by:

#278 Relief Is Coming... In Four to Six Weeks
1. contrails and thunderous rumbles have returned to the skies above
#1051 Take to the Skies
2. former planespotters are dusting off long-abandoned anoraks

No Automobiles

Cars are banned.

Gained from:

#2 Reclaim the Streets!
1. cars are banned
#102 For Whom the Road Tolls
3. cars have been banned
#154 Ban the 'Boards, Say Pedestrians
3. skateboarding is the only legal way to travel
#186 Carjacking Concerns
4. urban citizens are forced onto public transport while rural citizens ride horses and buggies
#256 Easter Egg: Suburbs Are Out of This World
2. white-collar unemployment skyrockets as the suburbs are not within bicycling distance to work (@@EGG@@)
#272 Slow Down, You're Going Too Fast
3. bicycle parking sheds have sprouted like mushrooms near rail stations after cars were banned
#290 Wheels of Misfortune
4. heavy industry grinds to a halt as new equipment must be biked in
#302 Delivering Mayhem in Thirty Minutes or Less!
1. many feel that the government's ban on cars to combat reckless driving was "a tad excessive"
#408 Easter Egg: Pony Peril
3. ponies working in the nation's salt mines have a life expectancy of weeks (@@EGG@@)
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
4. the nation has reverted back to an agrarian society after anything more advanced than the wheel was banned
#713 Life in the Bike Lane
4. the nation's infamous rickshaw ambulances often double as hearses
#784 The Driving Force
5. mail and shipped goods take forever to get to buyers
#997 [The Enemy Within] Not a Second Time
5. mandatory blunting of cutlery has increased the popularity of soup-based meals

Removed by:

#73 @@NAME@@ - Without Cars, Going Nowhere Fast
1. the ban on cars has been repealed
2. the ban on cars has been repealed
3. the government is spending millions on alternative clean-burning fuels
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#907 A Problem Shared
5. cars are allowed to drive in bike lanes
#945 Police on the Take
2. crimes are difficult to stop as most of the police force is stuck in traffic
#1022 Failure to Respond
5. the "good old days" of road traffic accidents and smog-filled cities are back
#1181 Jolly Jousting Japes
2. motorbike jousters live young and die fast
3. motorbike jousters live young and die fast
#1310 Intimate Relations
7. excited Romeos drive all the way to the next village for a date

No Computers

Computers are banned.

Gained from:

#41 Software Giant Stomps on Competition
3. citizens frequently whisper of the Internet as 'the domain of the devil'
#57 Electronic Plague in @@NAME@@!
4. the recent ban on computers is causing havoc throughout the nation
#82 AI Researchers Rally for Android Rights
3. computers have been banned
#193 Robots Leaving Workers Jobless
4. the loom represents the height of @@NAME@@'s technology
#317 Big Brother Is Watching You Surf
3. the government is rounding up computers and beating them into plowshares
#335 Log Us Back On
3. computers are widely considered to be the "devil magic of heathens"
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
4. the nation has reverted back to an agrarian society after anything more advanced than the wheel was banned
#821 A Switch in Time Kills Nine
2. meetings are often scheduled for "about four-ish" following complete conversion to sundials
#1356 The Silicon Curtain
5. the nation has become both the largest producer and consumer of abaci in @@REGION@@

Removed by:

#228 Mice in the Walls
1. nerds everywhere are rejoicing as they are reunited with their computers
3. computers are allowed but only just
#1042 Failure to Launch
2. carpal tunnel syndrome is on the rise
#1267 Hamming It Up
5. email killed the radio star
6. email killed the radio star

No Drugs

All recreational drugs are prohibited.

Gained from:

#730 It's Legal Now!
3. chests full of green leaves dumped into the harbor have many murmuring against the government
#1115 One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?
3. acupuncture is routinely prescribed for intravenous drug addicts
#1499 Chasing the Pixelated Dragon
3. citizens have to stick a fork into an electrical outlet to get a buzz

Sometimes gained from:

#34 Don't Puff on Me, Say Non-Smokers
2. an underground movement of cigarette smokers has sprung up in response to a government ban
#60 Supreme Court Nomination
3. the judicial system legislates morality
4. the judicial system legislates morality
#107 Private Lab Holds @@NAME@@'s Sick to Ransom
3. the religious lobby has the power of veto over health initiatives
#116 Soda Sales Hits New 'High'
2. drug distribution is tightly controlled by the government
#139 Drug Debate Hits the Streets
2. the police have reaffirmed their tough stance on drugs
#227 Underage Drinkers: Social Menace or Misunderstood?
1. underage drinkers are dragged through the streets and put in the stocks
2. the government jails the parents of underage drinkers
#237 Tourists on Death Row
3. drug-related crimes carry the death penalty
#420 Caught Green Handed
1. many politicians are serving jail time for minor drug offenses
2. many politicians are in rehab for minor drug offenses
#428 Crop Circles Clutter @@CAPITAL@@
3. it is a crime to operate a combine harvester while intoxicated
#434 Fraternity Furor
2. public intoxication has decreased ever since fraternities were banned
#493 Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
1. invasive drug testing is now performed at elementary school sports days
#505 Florists Blooming Mad
3. visions of giant pink @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ are a common side effect after @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ eat their meals
#565 'A' Is for Academic Doping
3. exam halls are littered with used needles and empty pill bottles
5. exam halls are littered with used needles and empty pill bottles
#609 @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll
2. denied drugs and entertainment the nation's youth are taking to petty crime to alleviate their boredom
#625 Delivering the Goods
2. journalists giggle uncontrollably while reporting the nation's drug bonfires
#635 Hey Kid, Have a Cigar
2. schoolyard sandboxes resemble ashtrays due to the large number of cigarette butts
3. schoolyard sandboxes resemble ashtrays due to the large number of cigarette butts
#770 Vaping Up a Storm
1. sniffer dogs are trained to follow clouds of fruity-smelling vapor
2. kids' party bags often contain candy and e-cigarettes
3. there is a heavy social stigma attached to e-cigarettes
#847 All the Lonely People
2. retirement apartments house giggling grannies who delightedly watch blank TVs all day long
#993 Drug Deal
1. drugs containing the compound "oleum de serpens" are being sold to cancer patients
2. doctors accused of having no heart reply that cardiology isn't their speciality
#1076 Smokers Cornered
1. the contraband cigarette trade is lighting up across @@NAME@@
2. cigarettes are dead-cheap
4. the tax department is having withdrawal symptoms
#1097 What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor?
2. sailors spend their shore leave helping old ladies cross the street
4. parties on cruise ships go off with a real bang
#1115 One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?
1. seasonal hay-fever sufferers are attending government drug counselling sessions to get free doughnuts
2. withdrawal of support for drug addicts is leaving many with cold sweats
#1119 Where There Isn't Smoke
5. exceptionally healthy police officers can sprint after crooks for hours on end
#1125 Blowing Smoke
2. worrywarts have started advocating for a paint ban
#1210 Big Tobacco in Big Trouble
4. the tobacco industry has burnt out
#1252 Ale to the Chief
2. visiting dignitaries make excuses to leave functions early and head to the nearest pub
#1318 Blitzed
3. a soldier's body is a temple
4. a soldier's body is a temple
5. a soldier's body is a temple
6. a soldier's body is a temple
7. skyscrapers get built in just days
#1334 Withdrawing Diplomatic Relations
3. homesickness is thought to be a waterborne illness
4. homesickness is thought to be a waterborne illness
#1345 To Each According to Whatever's Left
3. glossy adverts featuring baby's first puff adorn mothers' magazines
#1346 The Problem With Peyote
1. the only soporific permitted during sermons is the preacher's voice
#1484 Joint Trade Agreement
2. greenhouses are regularly raided by the police

Removed by:

#77 Easter Egg: World to End, or Possibly Just Mark Anniversary
3. the nation is cleaning up after a national night of celebration left most people with headaches and dim memories (@@EGG@@)
#116 Soda Sales Hits New 'High'
1. 'Mountain Doobie' is widely regarded as the nation's favourite drink
3. reports of attacks by bright purple sixty-foot high spiders have recently shot up
#139 Drug Debate Hits the Streets
1. shops were recently ransacked as cigarettes returned to the shelves
3. zombie-like crowds of hard drug users stumble through the streets
#185 "Bring Back Our Booze!" Cry Revellers
1. @@NAME@@'s fine wines are renowned throughout the region
3. GP clinics are inundated by patients requesting prescriptions for alcohol
#227 Underage Drinkers: Social Menace or Misunderstood?
4. a chain of pubs that cater solely to children has recently been unveiled
#238 We Need a Few Good Men Who Like Men?
5. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
6. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
#409 Water Palaver
2. the state funds the recreational drug habits of every citizen
#420 Caught Green Handed
3. Maxtopian Grass flags adorn every college dorm room
#434 Fraternity Furor
1. fraternities are notorious for drunken hooliganism
#493 Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
3. @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ athletes are close to breaking the 2 minute mile and the 16 meter long jump
#505 Florists Blooming Mad
3. visions of giant pink @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ are a common side effect after @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ eat their meals
#519 School's Out (Of Control)
4. children often leave school with more diagnoses than qualifications
#565 'A' Is for Academic Doping
3. exam halls are littered with used needles and empty pill bottles
5. exam halls are littered with used needles and empty pill bottles
#573 The Road to Blackacre Ends Here?
3. a policy of plausible deniability helps protect the government from athletic doping scandals
#584 The Cake Is a Lie
2. they say that @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ made a dessert and called it peace
#588 Last Call for Alcohol?
3. bars are packed at all hours
#597 You Can't Handle the Tooth
2. raver DJ XStacy holds multiple medical degrees in chillaxing
#600 Making a House a Home
7. @@LEADER@@'s personal home is one of @@REGION@@'s most notorious party destinations
#609 @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll
1. @@LEADER@@'s peyote-induced "let's all just be friends" speech is trending world-wide
#625 Delivering the Goods
11. former customs officers are adjusting to their new lives as market stall traders
#635 Hey Kid, Have a Cigar
2. schoolyard sandboxes resemble ashtrays due to the large number of cigarette butts
3. schoolyard sandboxes resemble ashtrays due to the large number of cigarette butts
#676 Down the Rabbit Hole
2. cash-strapped junkies lick rabbits for a cheap high
#707 The Eye of the Tiger
2. the Motherland's muscle-bound athletes won 786 medals at the last United @@REGION@@ Games
#770 Vaping Up a Storm
2. kids' party bags often contain candy and e-cigarettes
#818 We Are Not Amused
4. visitors to Violet Rock City are stunned to learn that they must memorize the "99 Principles" before entering
#847 All the Lonely People
2. retirement apartments house giggling grannies who delightedly watch blank TVs all day long
#849 Sky High
2. crackheads chase drug-loaded drones in hopes of a lucky drop
#993 Drug Deal
1. drugs containing the compound "oleum de serpens" are being sold to cancer patients
#1076 Smokers Cornered
2. cigarettes are dead-cheap
#1097 What Do We Do With a Drunken Sailor?
4. parties on cruise ships go off with a real bang
#1115 One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?
1. seasonal hay-fever sufferers are attending government drug counselling sessions to get free doughnuts
#1119 Where There Isn't Smoke
1. peer pressure from cooler world leaders directs @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ government policy
2. @@LEADER@@ lights cigars with a hundred-@@CURRENCY@@ bill
3. there's a lot of smoke from the nation's "green economy"
4. slackers at work are told to "crack on with it"
#1125 Blowing Smoke
1. the urinary fragrance of seedier establishments is thankfully hidden by the smell of stale smoke
3. public parks are littered with cigarette butts
#1219 Vat Is a Serious Problem
4. teen gangs are encouraged to take drugs
#1293 Bet Your Life
3. grinning punters say that casino roulette is the greatest high that life has to offer
#1318 Blitzed
7. skyscrapers get built in just days
#1334 Withdrawing Diplomatic Relations
3. homesickness is thought to be a waterborne illness
4. homesickness is thought to be a waterborne illness
#1345 To Each According to Whatever's Left
3. glossy adverts featuring baby's first puff adorn mothers' magazines
4. adverts urge @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ to "reach for a ciggy instead of your supper"
#1346 The Problem With Peyote
2. party-lovers often change religions just for the weekend
#1406 Can't Touch This
5. falling over while singing is a national pastime
#1484 Joint Trade Agreement
3. the nation is going green

Sometimes removed by:

#493 Suspicious Superhuman Athletes?
2. the government has certified several glow-in-the-dark athletes as drug free
#1116 To Each According to His Feed
1. it is well recognised that you can't sustain communism without a bit of spirit
2. it is well recognised that you can't sustain communism without a bit of spirit

No Gambling

Gambling is illegal.

Gained from:

#5 Child Casino Shock
1. gambling is outlawed
#371 Lotto Fever
2. betting pennies on games of Go Fish is considered deviant
#1321 Who Wants to Know a Millionaire?
3. there's no such thing as a safe bet

Sometimes gained from:

#239 We Who Are About to Die Would Rather Go Home
1. it is a common belief that a sport isn't sport if there are no decapitations
3. criminals are thrown to the @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ to repay their debt to society
#436 Voters, Place Your Bets!
1. politicians and casino owners who so much as wander into the same room are arrested on the spot
2. polling place volunteers are suddenly opening a huge number of offshore bank accounts
3. popular candidates who don't suffer last-second political scandals tend to get fished out of the @@CAPITAL@@ River
#453 Parliamentary Playground
4. @@NAMEINITIALS@@-SPAN features senators wrestling with ever-increasing production elements
#686 Freemium Isn't Free
1. the "daily grind" consists of levelling up in tedious video games
#1439 Philately Will Get You Nowhere
2. penny whistles have been rebranded 'tin hornpipes'

Removed by:

#5 Child Casino Shock
2. young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables
#108 Gambling Interests Offer High Stakes
1. rumor has it that the government was paid off by the mob to allow casinos to reopen
3. gambling addicts regularly lose their families' nest eggs at Native @@DEMONYMNOUN@@ casinos
#239 We Who Are About to Die Would Rather Go Home
1. it is a common belief that a sport isn't sport if there are no decapitations
3. criminals are thrown to the @@ANIMALPLURAL@@ to repay their debt to society
#327 No Rest for the Weary @@ANIMAL@@
3. the @@ANIMAL@@ stadiums are open 24/7
#371 Lotto Fever
1. citizens re-mortgage their homes to buy lottery tickets
3. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
4. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
5. @@LEADER@@'s pleasure palace epitomizes corruption
#436 Voters, Place Your Bets!
2. polling place volunteers are suddenly opening a huge number of offshore bank accounts
3. popular candidates who don't suffer last-second political scandals tend to get fished out of the @@CAPITAL@@ River
#453 Parliamentary Playground
4. @@NAMEINITIALS@@-SPAN features senators wrestling with ever-increasing production elements
#549 Feasting or Fasting?
1. hundreds of teenagers die every year at the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ Hungry Games
#594 Tie Fighters
3. it is rumoured that @@LEADER@@ uses a magic 8-ball to make policy decisions
#686 Freemium Isn't Free
2. children often explain to their parents that the Mega Ultimate Sword Fist was worth the thousand-@@CURRENCY@@ charge on their phone bill
#777 Betting on the Future
1. no cul-de-sac or trailer park is complete without a gambling parlor
3. tax returns detail how many games of slots each citizen will be able to play with their refund
#952 Why the Long Face?
2. glue production is at an all-time high
#1181 Jolly Jousting Japes
4. the nation is renowned abroad for its love of blood and guts
#1293 Bet Your Life
1. you can bet your bottom dollar that gambling will cost you an arm and a leg
3. grinning punters say that casino roulette is the greatest high that life has to offer
#1504 Asking for a Raise
1. job security isn't great for professional roulette players
2. card players are calling the government's bluff on anti-gambling legislation

Sometimes removed by:

#514 Contract Killer
1. murder is sanctioned if the legal paperwork is filled out correctly

No Internet

Citizens may not connect to the Internet.

Gained from:

#37 Traffic Cops Needed on Information Superhighway?
2. the country has unplugged its internet connection to prevent subversive content
#228 Mice in the Walls
3. computers are allowed but only just
#269 Stop the Presses!
4. abacus sales outpace those of the personal computer following the closure of the Internet
#323 Get Teens Out of MyFace?
4. computers are used primarily for word processing and solitaire
#353 Broadband Going to the Birds?
3. stray cats threaten the fledgling avian-based internet
#437 Blue Screen of Economic Death
4. necklace theft is the nation's fastest-growing crime
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
4. the nation has reverted back to an agrarian society after anything more advanced than the wheel was banned
#687 Marriage by Proxy Server
4. no one can find a leaky faucet in @@NAME@@ anymore
#711 Patently Obvious
3. diagrams of new modems collect dust in patent offices
#804 Motivational Posters
3. rubber stamp emojis are the new craze
#906 Internet Killed the Television Star
4. televangelists often claim they can cure your Lupus if you donate enough money
5. television is strictly censored so that it promotes @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ values
#1073 Much Ado About Everything
3. this year's comedy award has left mothers-in-law seething
#1176 Haters Gonna Hate
4. the government has swiped left on the whole internet
#1242 Jump Leads
5. the incidence of wrist sprains is falling

Removed by:

#228 Mice in the Walls
1. nerds everywhere are rejoicing as they are reunited with their computers
#335 Log Us Back On
1. teenagers haven't been seen outdoors since the nation reconnected to the Internet
#1267 Hamming It Up
5. email killed the radio star
6. email killed the radio star
#1281 The Not-So-Worldwide Web
1. "Surfin' @@TYPEINITIALS@@@@NAMEINITIALS@@" is a hit

No Nuclear Power

Nuclear power generation is prohibited.

Gained from:

#206 @@NAME@@ Narrowly Misses Nuclear Accident
1. the nation has been declared a nuclear-free zone
#542 What a Waste
2. with great power generation comes great responsibility
#590 When Trees Hug Back
3. government-sanctioned factory-smashing has the Luddites of @@NAME@@ rejoicing

Removed by:

#69 Power Problems Need Bright Solution
3. protesters are up in arms over new nuclear power stations

No Video Games

Computer games are banned.

Gained from:

#188 Video Games Too Violent, Say Parents
4. students everywhere have been despairing after the recent ban on video games
#485 Really Real eSports Tournament
3. young adults are stepping outside for the first time in ages after video games were recently banned
#539 All My Bits Are Belong to You
4. the nation has reverted back to an agrarian society after anything more advanced than the wheel was banned
#544 Object-Oriented Programming
4. children play ring-around-the-rosey around bonfires of videogame cartridges

Removed by:

#335 Log Us Back On
4. locally produced computer games are being released faster than gamers can play them
5. locally produced computer games are being released faster than gamers can play them
#561 Plug in and Play
1. retail stores have reported mile-long lines after the ban on video games was lifted
4. Hide and Seek with Cuddle Bear is the most popular video game in the nation

Nuclear Power

The nation is nuclear powered.

Gained from:

#301 Are 'Friends' Electric?
1. environmentalists are staging large protests in front of reopened nuclear power plants

Sometimes gained from:

#69 Power Problems Need Bright Solution
3. protesters are up in arms over new nuclear power stations
#649 Made in Maxtopia
3. there are no bananas today in @@NAME@@
#815 Embargoed In
3. there is a law against "filthy foreign food"
#971 Ambassadors Inextraordinary
4. foreign heads of state have taken out restraining orders against @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ ambassadors
#1216 Not My Government
4. an iron curtain has descended around the nation
#1420 Trading Climate Sours
3. attempts at growing pineapples in the desert have been unsuccessful

Removed by:

#206 @@NAME@@ Narrowly Misses Nuclear Accident
1. the nation has been declared a nuclear-free zone
4. @@NAME@@'s nuclear power is imported from neighbouring countries
#542 What a Waste
2. with great power generation comes great responsibility
#590 When Trees Hug Back
3. government-sanctioned factory-smashing has the Luddites of @@NAME@@ rejoicing

Sometimes removed by:

#1185 Should Be Sufficient
3. the best fashion comes straight to the high street from sweatshops all across the globe
#1356 The Silicon Curtain
3. autarky's deemed malarkey as foreign bric-a-brac's brought back

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

Gained from:

#59 Drunk Driving on the Rise
3. all alcohol is banned
#227 Underage Drinkers: Social Menace or Misunderstood?
7. ravers are having trouble getting used to blackcurrant squash instead of vodka
#284 Drug Legality Run Amok
4. politicians debate whether caffeine is too addictive for the public
#434 Fraternity Furor
4. moonshine and organized crime are on the rise ever since alcohol was banned
#588 Last Call for Alcohol?
1. former bars are desperately trying to re-brand themselves as cafés
#1108 A Whiskey Rebellion Brewing
6. hospitals scramble for new disinfectants following a ban on rubbing alcohol
#1115 One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?
3. acupuncture is routinely prescribed for intravenous drug addicts
#1499 Chasing the Pixelated Dragon
3. citizens have to stick a fork into an electrical outlet to get a buzz

Removed by:

#139 Drug Debate Hits the Streets
3. zombie-like crowds of hard drug users stumble through the streets
#185 "Bring Back Our Booze!" Cry Revellers
1. @@NAME@@'s fine wines are renowned throughout the region
#985 Service With a Snarl
3. bar brawls are an hourly occurrence
4. bar brawls are an hourly occurrence
#1116 To Each According to His Feed
1. it is well recognised that you can't sustain communism without a bit of spirit
2. it is well recognised that you can't sustain communism without a bit of spirit
#1406 Can't Touch This
5. falling over while singing is a national pastime

Sometimes removed by:

#375 Easter Egg: Keep Your Hands Off Those Lucky Charms!
3. drunk leprechauns pelt countryside ramblers with gold coins (@@EGG@@)

Slavery

Slavery is legal.

Gained from:

#136 Much Ado About Abortion
4. families are only permitted to have one child
#190 Immigrants Import Homeland Rivalries
1. immigrant Maxtopians are routinely sold on popular internet auction sites
2. Maxtopian slaves are routinely sold as an optional extra for household appliances
#224 Minimum Wage War
4. the workforce is almost entirely made up of slave labour
#408 Easter Egg: Pony Peril
3. ponies working in the nation's salt mines have a life expectancy of weeks (@@EGG@@)
#559 The Low Aspiration Nation
3. the unemployed are quite literally sold to the highest bidder
#593 A Right to Bare Arms?
4. fathers are free to sell their daughters to whomever they choose
#710 Feudal Feuds
1. a serf by any other name works just as hard
#878 DoublePlusUnGood
2. citizens know not to ask what their country can do for them but what they can do as chained slaves for their country
#1009 A Woman's Roll
4. glassy-eyed @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ wives lifelessly chant "I love you" on command
#1038 Maid to Order
3. slaving over a hot stove to cook the family dinner isn't metaphorical in @@NAME@@
#1434 Blood on Your Nuts
3. slavers are real nutters

Removed by:

#254 Freedom Comes at a Price
2. employers are gradually adapting to the alien premise of paying wages to their workers
#898 Two's Company, Three's a Crowd, Four's an Uprising
4. many former slaves are finding out there is such a thing as a free lunch
#1196 The Properties of Property
3. slavery has been abolished

Socialism

Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.

Gained from:

#4 Economic Collapse Looms!
1. all industry is owned and run by the government
#104 Public Loudspeakers Shrill With Controversy
3. ad-blocking has been nationalised
#203 Suffer the Starving Children?
1. the government has been kicking out foreign corporations in a bid to grow enough food for the populace
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
1. the nation's favourite colour is red (@@EGG@@)
#250 Recession, Depression, and Deficit
4. the crackdown on private property seems as endless as the government issued food stamp lines
#255 Welfare Programs Not Faring Well
5. the government enforces a policy of 'from each according to their ability, to each according to the available budget'
#369 No Vocation Without Remuneration
4. foreign observers are baffled by the sway @@LEADER@@'s student intern holds over macroeconomics
#443 Five Year Plans and New Deals
4. Viagra factories are being converted to producing antimalarials for Bigtopian orphans
#472 Rise of the Machines
1. only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile
2. only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile
#481 Social Equality Reaching Embarrassing Levels
3. @@LEADER@@'s new socialist government gets its policy advice from teenagers
#726 Jobless Fair
5. three-year-olds have tantrums because they don't want to be drainage technicians when they grow up
#778 Mal Appetit!
4. senior executives have become freelance basket-weavers in search of less stress and better work-life balance
#851 Commercial Tidings Well in Advance
5. citizens who want to celebrate the holidays generally deck the halls with old newspaper trimmings and dirty socks
#1021 Room and Board Games
5. the property market is in a bit of a state
#1063 Playing It by the Numbers
4. the government is expanding hungrily in its conquest of bread
#1068 Made to Break
3. state-manufactured hammers and sickles are here to stay
#1130 Flash Crash Cash Dash
4. the stock market has been destroyed for its own protection
5. computers have been put in control of the economy to keep computers from controlling the economy
#1433 Green Thumbs Sore
3. monochrome green ECO-@@NAMEINITIALS@@ products adorn the supermarket shelves
#1435 A Hot Potato
3. farmers in arid regions are puzzled with government directions to plant rice this year

Sometimes gained from:

#1103 Dàguó Takeaway
3. the government confiscates candy from babies for 'the greater good' of the nation

Removed by:

#31 Get Efficient, Private Sector Tells Nature
1. citizens must pay to enjoy @@NAME@@'s pristine beaches
2. citizens must pay to enjoy @@NAME@@'s pristine beaches
#152 A Capital Idea
1. the government has returned all business to private ownership
3. the government has legalised small-scale capitalism
#273 Is Our Children Learning?
5. wealthy students ride to school past mendicant dropouts
6. wealthy students ride to school past mendicant dropouts
#339 The Bear Necessities
3. the economy is undergoing a traumatic transition to capitalism
#371 Lotto Fever
3. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
4. chain casinos dominate the national gambling market
#498 Computer Says No
2. the road to capitalism has proved an epic drama of adventure and exploration
#577 Second World Problems
4. Party members are derided as class traitors
#871 It's Not Easy Being Red
5. the "Brave New World" program has caused private businesses to spring up faster than the East Lebatuck Wall
#884 You're Psychotic, @@LEADER@@
2. consumers are free to choose - so long as they choose Eckie-Ecola or Eckie-Cola
3. citizens may now wear shoes while watching television as long as the television is outside and the shoes are rental
4. citizens may now wear shoes while watching television as long as the television is outside and the shoes are rental
#900 Piracy on the High Trees
4. newly-privatized lumberjacks are clearcutting the forest to meet demand
#907 A Problem Shared
4. boom-and-bust cycles are being peddled as economically inevitable
#920 Central Planning Theatrics
3. ticket touts are blamed for the downfall of communism
#1116 To Each According to His Feed
5. the red star of communism has been replaced by the gold star of the McRonald's badge
#1301 Meat the Neighbours
2. the end of communism came with retail rather than revolution
#1325 Having Faith in Communism
4. spiritual leaders preach that the poor are being punished for their sins

Sometimes removed by:

#621 Blue Collar Blues
5. economists speak of trusting in the Tao of Free Market Capitalism

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

Gained from:

#38 @@NAME@@ Looks to the Stars
1. billions of @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@ are being poured into a space program
2. the nation's first space rocket -- sponsored by Eckie-Ecola and shaped like an enormous soda bottle -- is being developed
#97 Landfills Filling Up
1. space shuttles regularly launch rubbish into space
#147 Military Budgets Up for Approval
4. most of the military's funding goes into researching space-age weaponry
#233 I Spy a Diplomatic Crisis
5. citizens have reported seeing strange rays of light emanating from the moon
#424 You Just Sank My Battleship!
2. the military has forsaken terrestrial warfare
#495 Beloved "Planet" Has Gone to the Dogs
2. the government is spending billions of @@CURRENCYPLURAL@@ on a fancy space probe to find a planet that may not even exist
#643 No Small Wonder
2. the ongoing space elevator construction project has elevated the national debt to all new levels
#1348 Heaven Can't Wait
1. the holiest shrine in @@FAITH@@ is on another world
3. military chaplains grow frustrated with their long commutes
4. being a member of the glee club disqualifies @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ from space travel

Sometimes gained from:

#252 Great Balls of Fire!
1. nuclear warheads are frequently launched into space as a warning to invading meteoroids

Removed by:

#53 Orbital Armageddon?
3. the space program has been scrapped in order to focus on more terrestrial pursuits
#256 Easter Egg: Suburbs Are Out of This World
2. white-collar unemployment skyrockets as the suburbs are not within bicycling distance to work (@@EGG@@)
#361 @@CAPITAL@@, We Have a Problem
4. the eerie remains of the final shuttle mission orbit in silence as a sober reminder of the abandoned space program
#574 One Small Step for Private Enterprise?
4. falling satellites are regarded as a blessing from the gods
#589 To Boldly Go?
2. space shuttles are lying silent on the runway till the Space Agency can work out how to fit a creche and a meditation room into their next spacecraft
#590 When Trees Hug Back
3. government-sanctioned factory-smashing has the Luddites of @@NAME@@ rejoicing
#679 Space Is Big Enough for the Both of Us
3. the space program has been reduced to @@LEADER@@'s nephew playing with a cardboard space shuttle
#1099 New Satellite Blues
7. the thought of funding space programs drives @@LEADER@@ crazy
#1357 Scattered Showers
2. firework salesmen are regularly arrested for selling contraband "space rockets"

Universal Health Care

The state provides health care to all citizens.

Gained from:

#48 Give Us Healthcare or Give Us Death!
1. the government is spending millions to provide full health care for all citizens
4. the government is spending millions to provide full health care for all citizens
#117 Stop the Suits, Say Surgeons
4. the study of medicine is popular throughout @@NAME@@
#337 Doctors Crossing Borders?
3. people eagerly queue days at A&E to wait for their free healthcare
#748 [The Enemy Within] In Spite of All the Danger
2. the new universal healthcare system has been dubbed @@LEADER@@-care by its detractors
#771 Drug Up the Prices
3. former pharmaceutical company owners have lost their healthy incomes

Removed by:

#110 Too Low on Laws, Say Citizens
2. the land is famous throughout the region for its rampant lawlessness
#152 A Capital Idea
1. the government has returned all business to private ownership
#192 Coup d'Etat in @@NAME@@!
1. the national government has been dissolved by revolutionary insurgents
#203 Suffer the Starving Children?
3. the well-off are enjoying tax cuts while famine kills off the poor and destitute
#217 Healthcare Services Underfunded, Claim Patients
5. the NHS has recently been discontinued
#461 If at First You Don't Succeed...
5. the health budget has been diverted into prolonging @@LEADER@@'s life
#1049 Hard Times Ahead?
3. there's stiff competition in the medical marketplace

International

Climate Treaty

The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.

Gained from:

#675 Trick or Treaty
4. toxic smog is dismissed as the populace just "letting off steam"
#1420 Trading Climate Sours
1. @@LEADER@@ arrives at international summits with a white cane

Sometimes gained from:

#675 Trick or Treaty
1. citizens cannot change their light bulbs without approval from an international committee

Removed by:

#733 The Path Less Traveled
6. aggressive promotion of global warming puts polar bears on thin ice
#766 Carbon Emissions Are Why We Can't Have Nice Things
5. @@LEADER@@ has incinerated the international climate treaty in a public coal-burning ceremony
#784 The Driving Force
4. many believe climate change is a liberal media fiction
#1065 Pulling Out
5. the nation has learned that pulling out is messy

No Emigration

Citizens are not permitted to leave.

Gained from:

#61 Should the Government Grant Estates and Titles of Nobility?
1. society and government have been organized according to a feudal hierarchy
#226 Expats Plea for Help in War-Torn Country
4. the world outside is only known of in folklore
#283 Wealthy Flee to Tax-Free Havens
3. citizens are forbidden from leaving the country
#577 Second World Problems
1. the cold war against capitalism is growing chillier by the day
#950 Borderline Pandemic
4. hotels often double as quarantine zones
#1020 Bi-NO-Metric?
4. schoolchildren's "what I did on my holidays" essays tend to be somewhat homogeneous
#1026 Size Matters
4. citizens are told that foreigners are hungry ghosts who eat the flesh of the overly curious
#1064 Culture Wars
2. holiday-makers leave on the same clandestine boats that illegal immigrants arrive in
#1216 Not My Government
4. an iron curtain has descended around the nation
#1334 Withdrawing Diplomatic Relations
5. the only trips @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ are allowed to take are the ones caused by hallucinogens

Removed by:

#439 The Law of Exodus
1. census workers are having a hard time figuring out who is actually living in @@NAME@@ after the ban on emigration was lifted
3. emigrants arrive on foreign shores with nothing but pocket sand
#605 The Noblest of Intentions
1. former nobles are being issued new identities in the wake of the end of serfdom

No Immigration

Foreigners cannot become residents.

Gained from:

#47 The Great Wall of @@NAME@@?
1. a large concrete wall is being built around the country's borders
#96 Water Supply Problems Becoming a Major Drain
5. crooks and people with too many kids are being kicked out of the country
#245 Clash of Cultures
6. the word 'foreigner' is considered a highly vulgar expletive
#862 Friends Close, Enemies Closer
3. a giant 'No Entry' sign is being erected at the borders of @@NAME@@
#950 Borderline Pandemic
4. hotels often double as quarantine zones
#997 [The Enemy Within] Not a Second Time
7. homogenous restaurants all have very similar menus
#1020 Bi-NO-Metric?
4. schoolchildren's "what I did on my holidays" essays tend to be somewhat homogeneous
#1114 Patriotism Flagging
3. there is a 'turn around' sign at every border entrance
#1216 Not My Government
4. an iron curtain has descended around the nation
#1227 Girls on Film
2. colours are running as @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@ take on their own laundry
#1230 Home Hunger
4. the ethnic makeup of the nation is as bland as the food
#1281 The Not-So-Worldwide Web
3. there's no more bridging into @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ ports
#1300 Fifth Column in the Fifth Chord
3. a lot of glass windows have needed replacing recently

Sometimes gained from:

#491 Friends, @@DEMONYMNOUNPLURAL@@, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Ears
1. people who have lived their entire lives in @@NAME@@ are shocked to discover that they are not citizens

Removed by:

#127 Aging Concerns in @@NAME@@
5. immigrant Bigtopians work themselves to the bone to support gold-plated @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ pensions
#204 Lack of Doctors Needs Cure
2. half of @@NAME@@'s doctors can't speak the language
3. half of @@NAME@@'s doctors can't speak the language
#215 Easter Egg: What's Your Favourite Colour?
12. the nation loves all colours indiscriminately (@@EGG@@)
#621 Blue Collar Blues
1. no one born in @@NAME@@ can fix a leaky faucet
2. no one born in @@NAME@@ can fix a leaky faucet
#726 Jobless Fair
3. Brancalandian is the primary spoken language at most major tech companies
4. Brancalandian is the primary spoken language at most major tech companies
#842 @@LEADER@@ and the Chocolate Factory
1. the tightness of border controls in @@NAME@@ leave a little to be desired
#909 On the Fence
1. a few immigrants are better than no immigrants according to @@LEADER@@
3. terrorists who are 17th cousins with the ex-wives of half-brothers of citizens are now exempt from the immigration ban
#1028 Can't Get Enough of You Baby
4. traumatised refugees have a full bedpan shoved into their hands along with their immigration papers
5. traumatised refugees have a full bedpan shoved into their hands along with their immigration papers
#1075 The Hand That Feeds
2. the nation continues to depend on foreigners for food
3. the nation continues to depend on foreigners for food
#1167 Another Brick in the Wall
2. an extra-long museum is being built to house the old border wall
3. refugees without a PhD are sent back to where they came from
#1172 Piled Higher and Deeper
3. classes at @@CAPITAL@@ University get canceled on Brancaland's Independence Day
4. classes at @@CAPITAL@@ University get canceled on Brancaland's Independence Day
#1231 Save Our Souls
5. the nation takes the world's poor and tired and the huddled Masses yearning to breathe free
#1276 A Boatload of Trouble
3. even immigrants complain that immigrants keep taking their jobs
#1306 The Least Common Educator
4. immigrant teachers use fat stacks of cash as teaching aids
5. immigrant teachers use fat stacks of cash as teaching aids
#1310 Intimate Relations
5. the immigration system seems to favor young unmarried women
#1390 [MADness] Spectrum of Solace
4. a surprisingly large share of the nation's budget is used to buy new houses for immigrants
5. a surprisingly large share of the nation's budget is used to buy new houses for immigrants
#1405 [MADness] Spectrum of Solace
3. a surprisingly large share of the nation's budget is used to buy new houses for immigrants

No WMDs

The nation opposes the use of WMDs.

Gained from:

#151 Build Bigger Bombs, Advise Scientists
4. all weapon research has been banned
#238 We Need a Few Good Men Who Like Men?
5. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
6. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
#444 Virtually Assured Destruction
4. the nation has dismantled its entire WMD arsenal
#815 Embargoed In
5. the nation is devoted to world peas
#862 Friends Close, Enemies Closer
7. each infantry rifle comes pre-loaded with a single white carnation in the barrel
#869 I'll Be in My Bunker
5. the nation's nuclear defence policy is to "turn the other cheek"
#982 Your Move, @@LEADER@@?
4. when it comes to WMDs @@NAME@@ has declared that the only winning move is not to play
#1080 The End Was Nigh
3. the new biography of @@LEADER@@ is subtitled "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Hate the Bomb"
#1085 Nuke Before You Leap
3. the nation has returned to more conventional warfare to slaughter its enemies
#1375 [MADness] Never Say Yes to a Conference Again
7. the nation has chosen not to live in interesting times
#1390 [MADness] Spectrum of Solace
3. the nation's most powerful weapon is its negotiating skills
#1405 [MADness] Spectrum of Solace
2. the nation's most powerful weapon is its negotiating skills
#1413 Old Fusion
3. standard-issue infantry rifles now have carnations instead of bayonets
#1429 The Wind Become Death
2. radiation is a hot topic

Sometimes gained from:

#14 Military Demands Increased Spending
2. military funding has been stripped back

Removed by:

#147 Military Budgets Up for Approval
4. most of the military's funding goes into researching space-age weaponry
#151 Build Bigger Bombs, Advise Scientists
1. citizens live in superstitious fear of the mysterious glowing clouds that float over @@NAME@@
2. the nation has recently been attributed to the funding of terrorist organisations
3. the nation has recently been attributed to the funding of terrorist organisations
#233 I Spy a Diplomatic Crisis
5. citizens have reported seeing strange rays of light emanating from the moon
#252 Great Balls of Fire!
1. nuclear warheads are frequently launched into space as a warning to invading meteoroids
#312 The Empire Strikes First?
3. the nation is reliant on the principle of mutually assured destruction to maintain its security
#349 Bigtopian Bigwigs Beset Border
3. the military is recruiting war criminals to join its weapons research teams
#397 [An International Incident] Select Your Target!
3. @@REGION@@ holds its breath as nuclear warfare is being seriously considered
#398 [An International Incident] Why Did You Do That?!
3. the international community waits with bated breath as the moment of nuclear warfare comes closer
#399 [An International Incident] Invasion Plan
3. nuclear bases are readying themselves for missile deployment
#400 [An International Incident] Insurgents Resurgence
3. innocent civilians in Brasilistan are evacuating the country after rumours a nuclear strike is imminent
#401 [An International Incident] What's the WA Gonna Do, Anyway?
3. the manufacturing and stockpiling of nuclear weapons is on the increase
#403 [An International Incident] We Done Killing Yet?
2. the entire nation of Brasilistan has been designated as a nuclear testing site
#405 [An International Incident] Time for a Colonyoscopy!
4. Brasilistan is being evacuated after its designation as 'Test Zone 1 - Nuclear'
#505 Florists Blooming Mad
4. Maxtopians are both starving and giddy after the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ military unleashed its biological weapons
#542 What a Waste
3. nuclear physics is the most popular course at university
4. global anti-terrorist organisations strongly suspect @@NAME@@ of supplying extremist groups
#576 Light at the End of the Tunnel
4. conspiracy nuts claim that the government is trying to bring about an end to civilisation
#656 Ransoms Noted
3. cancer rates amongst the richest in society are inexplicably on the rise
#708 How @@LEADER@@ Learned to Start Worrying and Fear Bio-Weapons
2. some say @@LEADER@@ has gone MAD after authorizing the development of apocalyptic biological weapons
#1013 Grave Disease
3. wood-framed catapults are ready to launch diseased corpses into besieged cities

Weapons of Mass Destruction

The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.

Gained from:

#147 Military Budgets Up for Approval
4. most of the military's funding goes into researching space-age weaponry
#151 Build Bigger Bombs, Advise Scientists
1. citizens live in superstitious fear of the mysterious glowing clouds that float over @@NAME@@
2. the nation has recently been attributed to the funding of terrorist organisations
3. the nation has recently been attributed to the funding of terrorist organisations
#233 I Spy a Diplomatic Crisis
5. citizens have reported seeing strange rays of light emanating from the moon
#312 The Empire Strikes First?
3. the nation is reliant on the principle of mutually assured destruction to maintain its security
#349 Bigtopian Bigwigs Beset Border
3. the military is recruiting war criminals to join its weapons research teams
#397 [An International Incident] Select Your Target!
3. @@REGION@@ holds its breath as nuclear warfare is being seriously considered
#398 [An International Incident] Why Did You Do That?!
3. the international community waits with bated breath as the moment of nuclear warfare comes closer
#399 [An International Incident] Invasion Plan
3. nuclear bases are readying themselves for missile deployment
#400 [An International Incident] Insurgents Resurgence
3. innocent civilians in Brasilistan are evacuating the country after rumours a nuclear strike is imminent
#401 [An International Incident] What's the WA Gonna Do, Anyway?
3. the manufacturing and stockpiling of nuclear weapons is on the increase
#402 [An International Incident] They Surrendered... Now What?
3. soldiers in Brasilistan are reported to be AWOL as @@NAME@@ prepares to bomb the nation
#403 [An International Incident] We Done Killing Yet?
2. the entire nation of Brasilistan has been designated as a nuclear testing site
#405 [An International Incident] Time for a Colonyoscopy!
4. Brasilistan is being evacuated after its designation as 'Test Zone 1 - Nuclear'
#505 Florists Blooming Mad
4. Maxtopians are both starving and giddy after the @@DEMONYMADJECTIVE@@ military unleashed its biological weapons
#542 What a Waste
3. nuclear physics is the most popular course at university
4. global anti-terrorist organisations strongly suspect @@NAME@@ of supplying extremist groups
#576 Light at the End of the Tunnel
4. conspiracy nuts claim that the government is trying to bring about an end to civilisation
#656 Ransoms Noted
3. cancer rates amongst the richest in society are inexplicably on the rise
#708 How @@LEADER@@ Learned to Start Worrying and Fear Bio-Weapons
2. some say @@LEADER@@ has gone MAD after authorizing the development of apocalyptic biological weapons
#1013 Grave Disease
3. wood-framed catapults are ready to launch diseased corpses into besieged cities

Sometimes gained from:

#252 Great Balls of Fire!
1. nuclear warheads are frequently launched into space as a warning to invading meteoroids

Removed by:

#14 Military Demands Increased Spending
2. military funding has been stripped back
#151 Build Bigger Bombs, Advise Scientists
4. all weapon research has been banned
#238 We Need a Few Good Men Who Like Men?
5. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
6. the nation is constantly threatened with invasion but at least homosexuality in the military isn't a problem
#444 Virtually Assured Destruction
4. the nation has dismantled its entire WMD arsenal
#815 Embargoed In
5. the nation is devoted to world peas
#862 Friends Close, Enemies Closer
7. each infantry rifle comes pre-loaded with a single white carnation in the barrel
#869 I'll Be in My Bunker
5. the nation's nuclear defence policy is to "turn the other cheek"
#982 Your Move, @@LEADER@@?
4. when it comes to WMDs @@NAME@@ has declared that the only winning move is not to play
#1080 The End Was Nigh
3. the new biography of @@LEADER@@ is subtitled "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Hate the Bomb"
#1085 Nuke Before You Leap
3. the nation has returned to more conventional warfare to slaughter its enemies
#1375 [MADness] Never Say Yes to a Conference Again
7. the nation has chosen not to live in interesting times
#1390 [MADness] Spectrum of Solace
3. the nation's most powerful weapon is its negotiating skills
#1405 [MADness] Spectrum of Solace
2. the nation's most powerful weapon is its negotiating skills
#1413 Old Fusion
3. standard-issue infantry rifles now have carnations instead of bayonets
#1429 The Wind Become Death
2. radiation is a hot topic

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