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The embassy with Noneuropean Union is being withdrawn. Closure expected .

Tags: Featured, Independent, Medium, and Social.

Bus Stop contains 33 nations, the 594th most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Most Extreme in Bus Stop

The World Census ranked nations on the basis of how odd, extreme, or fundamentalist their social, economic, and political systems are.

As a region, Bus Stop is ranked 12,693rd in the world for Most Extreme.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Territory of Permia ContinentalisAnarchy Post-Revolution Embryonic Society“Aslovaniūs cūos Lomit”
2.The National Democratic Republic of LuresiaBenevolent Dictatorship Temporary Liberal State of Emergency“Our Victory is at Hand”
3.The Dictatorship of Grammar GestapoPsychotic Dictatorship Fascist Dictatorship“I before E except after C”
4.The Republic of The Onds EdmocLibertarian Police State Slightly Overzealous Peoples Democracy“Unity, Discipline, Work”
5.The Kitty Pryde of The Shadow CatScandinavian Liberal Paradise Normal“The Cat Who Walked Through Walls”
6.The Oriental Christian Dominion of Prestyr JohnCorrupt Dictatorship Well-Meaning Dictatorship“Vox Clamante in Deserto”
7.The Nomadic Peoples of NationStates Tour BusLiberal Democratic Socialists Open-Minded Education State“Just passing through - hop on or off any time.”
8.The Sentai Team of PR ZeoIron Fist Consumerists Imperialist Pig Dog Oppressors“It's morphin' time!”
9.The Colony of Eashillen IslandsCorporate Bordello Blood-Sucking Capitalist Leeches“The New Nation Creation System Rules”
10.The Wandering traveler of Lemon 3Iron Fist Consumerists Imperialist Pig Dog Oppressors“I wander from place to place, always without a home!”

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Buses wrote:For some reason, the factbook reminds me of the theme from DuckTales. Yes, the original.


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To Emerald-Springs

After further consideration of our new embassy policy. We have determined that your region no longer qualifies for an embassy with TVE. See our updated embassy policy for more details.

Here at TVE, we strive to provide a safe, positive, encouraging atmosphere for our residents. That is why we take our embassies very seriously and if one of them violates our rules. We reserve the right to close the offender embassy. Therefore, we prohibit embassies that:

    Endorse or encourage rule-breaking behavior across the site

    Promotes OOC Fascist, Nazi, or other hateful ideologies

    Solely focuses on raiding/defending gameplay or is an unstable warzone region

    Serves no purpose other than to be an embassy collector region (exceptions apply)

    Dead or inactive regions (exceptions apply)

    Clearly expresses anti-TVE sentiments or is currently at war with TVE

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Arnold Scampi
Minister of the National Survey,
Neo Splatoonia

Gunlances, also known as GL, are long, piercing weapons with a mechanism inside which can fire an explosive round. This is called Shelling. Unlike Bowguns, the Gunlance cannot fire over distances. The Shelling ability can only be used from close range and reduces the weapon's sharpness with each use. The use of the weapon is largely similar to the original Lance. Unlike ranged weapons, Gunlances come with preset, unlimited ammo. They are able to charge up, indicated by the radiating energy at the tip of the lance, and dish out a strong explosive attack referred to as Wyvern's Fire.

Weapon Features
Unlike the lance, the gunlance does not utilize "piercing" damage. Every attack involving the lance portion of the weapon strictly uses the cutting damage modifier.

The type of shells fired differ depending on the individual Gunlance. These usually range from Level 1 to Level 3 shelling (though some go as high as Level 5), and come in three different types: Normal, Spread, and Long. As the names imply, each type works differently.

Compared to a [Normal] type Gunlance, a [Spread] type's Wyvern Fire will have a wider blast radius, while a [Long] type is granted greater range. Regardless of level, a [Normal] Gunlance has 5 shots, [Long] types have 3, and [Spread] types have 2. However, [Long] and [Spread] shots inflict more damage than [Normal] shots.

The shelling feature has a downside: it burns through the weapon's sharpness. Using it will quickly dull the weapon. Whetstones are strongly recommended when using this weapon.

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Haruhi Japan: I'm not Emerald Springs, but no big deal. We'll post the service change notice and remove any active runs to your region pronto. Thank you for riding the NS Bus.

Buses wrote:Haruhi Japan: I'm not Emerald Springs, but no big deal. We'll post the service change notice and remove any active runs to your region pronto. Thank you for riding the NS Bus.

Thanks for being so understanding :)

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