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Most Nations: 472nd Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,390th Most Influential: 1,593rd
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The embassy with luck is being withdrawn. Closure expected .

The embassy with Markion is being withdrawn. Closure expected .

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Bus Stop contains 26 nations, the 472nd most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Healthiest Citizens in Bus Stop

A measure of the general physical health of citizens in each nation.

As a region, Bus Stop is ranked 7,549th in the world for Healthiest Citizens.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Republic of SwindenlandCivil Rights Lovefest Brave Progressives“Libertas et aequitas ad astra ultra”
2.The Grand Duchy of The Pigsty RepresentativeInoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists“When pigs fly...”
3.The Territory of Permia ContinentalisAnarchy Post-Revolution Embryonic Society“Aslovaniūs cūos Lomit”
4.The Empire of AsyncritaCapitalist Paradise Corporate Slave State“Christian Parthian Empire Yeah!”
5.The Semi-Presidential Republic of Emerald-SpringsMoralistic Democracy Narrow-Minded Backwoodsy Bigots“You Stand Where You Sit”
6.The Oriental Christian Dominion of Prestyr JohnCorrupt Dictatorship Well-Meaning Dictatorship“Vox Clamante in Deserto”
7.The Transit Authority of Busmaster-GeneralLibertarian Police State Slightly Overzealous Peoples Democracy“Getting People Where They're Going”
8.The Incorporated Colony of Aventurine BayInoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists“Aslovaniūs cūos Lomit”
9.The Colony of RheovisaInoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists“Aslovaniūs cūos Lomit”
10.The Pelagic Commonwealth of Ultramarine ArchipelagoInoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists“Ultra Marina”

Regional Happenings


Bus Stop Regional Message Board

Aug 20 - Submission Day 1 for photos and cowboy poetry, Signup Day 1 for Rodeo
Aug 21 - Submissions and Signup Day 2, Pie Recipe 1
Aug 22 - Submissions and Signup closes, Pie Recipe 2, Live From Stoney Lonesome concert
Aug 23 - Pie Recipe 3, Photo winners announced, Poetry winners announced, Rodeo Night 1
Aug 24 - Pie Recipe 4, Rodeo Night 2 (finals)

Barn Dance runs all week!

Read dispatch

Please join us in a couple weeks for cowboy poetry and photography contests, a rodeo, and daily pie recipes courtesy of Miss Verna.

Hola amigos! I am the Elections Official of Region Name and am looking to build embassies in some of your nations. Please tag me if you will allow me to do so.

And we're back this week with tech-oriented debate this time.
Also, if you didn't see last week's post, I would just like to offer my condolences to anyone who may have lost friends or family in the recent mass shootings in the US.

"Should companies be allowed to create their own currencies, digital or otherwise?"


The Washington Post:

We're shooting 🎲🎲 Craps 🎲🎲!

The shooter throws two dice. Don't Pass bets win on a 2 or 3. Pass bets win on a 7 or 11. Don't Pass bets break-even on a 12. Any other number gets called the point, and the shooter keeps rolling. If a 7 is rolled before the next point, Don't Pass bets win. If the point is rolled before the next 7, Pass bets win. Field bets pay out if they match the point on the first throw. Stake is 10 chips. Place your bets!

The Empire of Balestria wrote:Hey everyone bork
I am here for bus may I escape now

I know you

Arekawa wrote:I know you


The Empire of Balestria wrote:wut

I am a puppet nation my main is in the free nations region. It was I timbostania!

Arekawa wrote:I am a puppet nation my main is in the free nations region. It was I timbostania!


Well, break out the economic textbooks because this week we'll be discussing the stock market!

"When do you believe the next recession or perhaps even depression occur, and what do you believe will cause it?"

The Street:

The Daily:

Aug 20 - Submission Day 1 for photos and cowboy poetry, Signup Day 1 for Rodeo
Aug 21 - Submissions and Signup Day 2, Pie Recipe 1
Aug 22 - Submissions and Signup closes, Pie Recipe 2, Live From Stoney Lonesome concert
Aug 23 - Pie Recipe 3, Photo winners announced, Poetry winners announced, Rodeo Night 1
Aug 24 - Pie Recipe 4, Rodeo Night 2 (finals)

Barn Dance runs all week!

Read dispatch

Gates are open. Hope to see you there.

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