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The Benevolent Queendom of Divine Cervine History - 2017 May - June

The Benevolent Queendom of Divine Cervine History
2017

May - June

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May 1st, 2017

    • Sex changes are routinely performed at Divine Cervine's hospitals. #066
    • UFO sightings are listed daily in the morning news. #081
    • High school boys are required to pass vigorous self-mastery and sensitivity training to graduate. #504
    • The government is giving peace a chance. #312

May 2nd, 2017

    • Same-sex marriages are increasingly common. #001
    • Future forecasters fearfully discuss grey goo and human obsolescence. #626
    • Welfare funding has recently gone through the roof. #164

May 3rd, 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 4,147th in the world and 183rd in Lazarus for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring 34 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.
    • Children as young as six shock their parents by coming out of the closet. #365
    • Several underground organisations in Divine Cervine have recently been spreading discontent throughout the populace about not being able to vote. #177 dismissed
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May 4th, 2017

    • It is illegal to distribute Girl Guide Cookies without an advanced food hygiene diploma. #705
    • RPG fans reminisce fondly about when people thought they were evil and dangerous rather than geeky and socially inept. #624
    • Calling dibs is an unalienable right. #719
    • Nude art is becoming wildly popular. #052
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from Liberal Democratic Socialists to a Left-wing Utopia.

May 5th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 5,051st in the world and 227th in Lazarus for Highest Average Incomes, with 193,476.78 Standard Monetary Units.
    • Schools have extensive counseling programs for troubled students. #062
    • Anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper. #207
    • Parents live in fear of governmental 'child protection' squads. #148 lowers lowers Intelligence 196.31 → 196.20 -0.06%, Civil Rights 72.52 → 71.57 -1.3%
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from a Left-wing Utopia to Liberal Democratic Socialists.
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May 7th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 123rd in the world and 3rd in Lazarus for Most Popular Tourist Destinations, with 3,842.4 Tourists Per Hour.
    • Terrorists are on a first name basis with the officials that stamp their passports. #670
    • The nation is currently revamping its entire education system. #064
    • A government program is underway to revitalize Divine Cervine's beaches. #031
    • Divine Cervine's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region. #013 increases Rudeness 5.40 → 5.41 +0.19%
    • Super Barry Brothers is the most popular video game in the nation. #485
    • Turning eighteen is often referred to as the 'Age of Aquarius'. #510

May 8th 2017

    • The government officially wants you to slow down and speak more clearly. #644
    • Students are wary of colorfully decorated new teachers with names like Professor Pipsqueak. #276

May 9th 2017

    • The government is promoting multicultural values with the new 'Just Be Nice, OK?' initiative. #262
    • Invasive drug testing is now performed at elementary school sports days. #493

May 10th 2017

    • It is illegal to make racist remarks in public. #022 increases Rudeness 5.39 → 5.49 +1.9%, dismiss
    • Divine Cervine was reclassified from Liberal Democratic Socialists to Democratic Socialists.
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights fell from Excellent to Very Good. Civil Rights 69.90 → 67.57 -3.3%
    • Divine Cervine's Political Freedoms fell from Excellent to Very Good. Political Freedom 73.33 → 68.57 -6.5%
    • The government awards prizes to television shows featuring stereotype-breaking minority roles. #029
    • Census workers struggle to account for the rapidly increasing number of citizens to tabulate. #491
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights rose from Very Good to Excellent. Civil Rights 66.90 → 70.24 +5.0%
    • Serial commas clarify the relationship between one's lackeys, the taxpayers, and kinsfolk. #721

May 11th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 763rd in the world and 25th in Lazarus for Smartest Citizens, with 198.24 Quips Per Hour.
    • The government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters. #252
    • Citizens are expected to be proficient in at least five languages. #115
    • Divine Cervine gained the banner Foundry by developing a solid industrial base.
    • Birth rates have hit an all-time low. #364
    • The newspaper industry is subsidised by the government in order to keep it afloat. #269

May 12th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 763rd in the world and 25th in Lazarus for Smartest Citizens, with 198.29 Quips Per Hour.
    • The national anthem is a rather effective sleeping aid. #633
    • The words 'private' and 'enterprise' must never appear in the same sentence. #152
    • Divine Cervine has reached 100% Income Equality.
    • Burning twigs to keep warm while lost in the wild is now a felony. #590
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May 13th 2017




    • Divine Cervine is ranked 7,383rd in the world and 277th in Lazarus for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 314.32 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.
    • Divine Cervine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Advanced Public Transport.
    • Divine Cervine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Income Equality.
    • Thomas the Spank Engine is the most popular and controversial children's show in the nation. #516
    • Prime real estate is devoted to wind farms and solar energy generators. #069
    • School children asked "what is two times two?" are likely to form a symposium to discuss how different answers make them feel. #668
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May 14th 2017

    • Divine Cervine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Secular.
    • Excited shovel-bearing geeks wander the countryside. #630
    • Mantis shrimp studies is academia's fastest growing field. #373

May 15th 2017

    • The nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms. #226
    • Ice-filled coffins are ominously positioned in the corner of every hospital ward. #728

May 16th 2017

    • Elderly citizens regularly buy posh multimillion-luminous orb mansions. #127
    • Community-designed sword prostheses are becoming dangerously common. #709

May 17th 2017

    • School plays were recently banned due to concerns of child endangerment. #501
    • Children are raised bilingual from an early age. #071

May 19th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 147th in the world and 7th in Lazarus for Highest Foreign Aid Spending, scoring 9,274.59 on the Clooney Contribution Index.
    • Workers have seized control of the economy. #339
    • Badminton was recently banned due to 'unacceptable violence' inherent to the game. #239
    • The nation has nearly as many history museums as Divine Deerlings. #637
    • The installation of street lights across remote goat tracks has left citizens bemused. #462
    • The nation's industries are scrambling to switch to biodegradable plastics. #261

May 20th, 2017



    • The Benevolent Queendom of Divine Cervine was founded on this day in the year 2015.
    • Divine Cervine is ranked 16,373rd in the world and 474th in Lazarus for Most Influential, scoring 1,462 on the Soft Power Disbursement Rating.
    • Counselors have to sign pledges supporting gay rights before they can speak to any patients. #616
    • The amount welfare recipients spend on fertilizer has exploded. #720
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May 21st 2017

    • Divine Cervine has one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. #263
    • Tourists from around the world come to visit the country's famous rainforests. #023

May 22nd 2017

    • Sex changes are routinely performed at Divine Cervine's hospitals. #066
    • Schoolchildren have twice-weekly sex education classes. #200
    • The government has instituted 'traveller reservations' across the country. #198

May 23rd 2017

    • Long arduous trials are held for the most trivial of offences. #131
    • People reciting Shakespeare have become a common sight. #056

May 24th 2017

    • Retirement homes are often fitted with luxurious suites. #122
    • Orphans would rather live their life of luxury than be adopted by prospective parents. #638
    • Military strategists are questioning the wisdom of subsidizing the economies of sworn enemies. #663
    • Some Divine Cervinean athletes have defected to Blackacre after being denied the chance to compete in international sporting events. #573

May 25th 2017

May 26th 2017

    • Refugees from other nations are flocking to Divine Cervine's border. #047
    • Relations with Dàguó have warmed from frosty to chilly. #610
    • The Divine Cervinean Intelligence Agency relies on internet search engines to know what is happening overseas. #653

May 27th 2017

    • Angry crowds formed yesterday around government offices in Divine Cervine, demanding the reinstatement of free and fair elections. #125 dismissed

May 28th 2017

    • Park rangers struggle to deal with a rash of stolen pic-a-nic baskets. #557
    • Organ donation is compulsory. #026 lowers Civil Rights 69.52 → 68.57 -1.4%
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights fell from Excellent to Very Good.

May 29th 2017

    • Nude art is becoming wildly popular. #052
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights rose from Very Good to Excellent.
    • Libraries are now installed with jacuzzis and mini-bars. #099
    • Conductors wield diamond-encrusted batons to fit in with their freshly gilded surroundings. #293
    • Popular cartoon characters frequently appear in government-sponsored PSAs reminding students to say no to drugs. #565

May 30th 2017



    • Divine Cervine is ranked 4,250th in the world and 186th in Lazarus for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring 33 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.
    • The Divine Cervinean Babysitters Club has proven to be a huge relief to stressed-out parents across the nation. #448
    • Divine Cervine is ranked 1st in Lazarus for Most Pacifist.
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May 31st 2017

    • Groups of government workers are declared protected tribes if they venture too deep into the Capitol. #490
    • A vast monorail network carries people all over the country. #083
    • The government is continually probing the galaxy in search of alien life. #589
    • In this vegetarian nation the delicious smell of roasted meat is oddly commonplace. #625
    • Queen Arbeaone has more friends than ever before. #602


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June 1st, 2017

    • Divine Cervine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Advanced Public Transport.
    • Excited shovel-bearing geeks wander the countryside. #630
    • Supervisors in Divine Cervine commonly tie bells on their necks to alert employees of their presence. #732

June 2nd 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 14th in the world and 1st in Lazarus for Most Inclusive, scoring 535.24 on the Mandela-Wollstonecraft Non-Discrimination Index.
    • There are six more weeks of winter if a northerner sees her shadow. #733
    • The WhoTube comments section has gone strangely quiet. #636
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights fell from Excellent to Very Good.
    • Noises louder than a whisper have been prohibited by law. #338
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June 3rd 2017

    • The nation has opened its arms to an influx of refugees. #035
    • The installation of street lights across remote goat tracks has left citizens bemused. #462

June 5th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 60th in the world and 2nd in Lazarus for Most Compassionate Citizens, scoring 193.41 on the Kitten Softness Rating.
    • The national guard is mobilized whenever a mother gets separated from her child at the mall. #341
    • The sound of wooden legs echo throughout Divine Cervine after the recent introduction of the Foot Tax. #135
    • Military strategists are questioning the wisdom of subsidizing the economies of sworn enemies. #663
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June 6th 2017

    • Counselors have to sign pledges supporting gay rights before they can speak to any patients. #616
    • Listless juries are assembled for the simplest of court cases. #410
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights rose from Very Good to Excellent.
    • There's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt. #138

June 7th 2017

    • Criminals and college students are taking an interest in the government's new weed-killing program. #505

June 8th 2017

    • Queen Arbeaone's office has a newly installed Max-Man arcade game programmed by a 5th-grader. #683

June 9th 2017

    • Space research funding has hit a recent high while several military bases are being closed down. #053
    • Elderly citizens regularly buy posh multimillion-luminous orb mansions. #127
    • Young children are learning advanced physics to scientifically disprove the existence of Santa Claus. #556
    • Every workday begins with group therapy. #496
    • Divine Cervine is ranked 1st in Lazarus for Most Compassionate.
    • A new generation of aquariumless hotels are being built under government supervision. #324
    • The wearing and manufacture of fur apparel is banned. #145

June 10th 2017

    • Space research funding has hit a recent high while several military bases are being closed down. #053
    • Scoutmasters debate whether luxury log cabins defeat the purpose of camping. #661
    • Bemused citizens are encouraged to sing foreign-language hymns of religions they have never heard of. #632

June 11th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 15,976th in the world and 464th in Lazarus for Most Influential, scoring 1,505 on the Soft Power Disbursement Rating.
    • The government spends more on chasing distant comets than on basic infrastructure. #419
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June 12th 2017

    • There's a literal nanny state for the legions of children taken by social services. #739
    • Students are wary of colorfully decorated new teachers with names like Professor Pipsqueak. #276
    • The government is using tax revenues to provide jobs for the poor. #255

June 13th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 4,577th in the world and 191st in Lazarus for Highest Average Incomes, with 200,246.4 Standard Monetary Units.
    • Children crying over dropped ice creams are offered high doses of experimental antidepressants. #576
    • Students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas. #121
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June 14th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 340th in the world and 11th in Lazarus for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 87.67 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.
    • Carbon-footprint restrictions are making businesses walk. #675
    • Rare art has become a significant factor in negotiating all foreign trade agreements. #492
    • Businesses are forced to bring all work back within the nation's borders. #305
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June 16th 2017

    • The nation's industries are scrambling to switch to biodegradable plastics. #261
    • The mining industry has taken a hit from tighter environmental regulations. #049
    • Divine Cervine's soft-touch approach to diplomacy has made it known as the 'push-over' of the region. #237
    • People seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy. #582
    • Park rangers perform full-body searches on suspected fungus smugglers. #749

June 17th 2017

    • National parks have long lines of different gender-specific 'Porta-Pottys'. #297
    • The endangered saltwater humpback purple fairy deer is only seen in captivity programs. #547

June 18th 2017

    • There is a dearth of space for new houses. #331
    • A new generation of aquariumless hotels are being built under government supervision. #324
    • The police are tightening their grip on alcohol smugglers. #185
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights fell from Excellent to Very Good.

June 19th 2017

    • The number of students attending university has reached a record high. #209

June 20th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 150th in the world and 4th in Lazarus for Best Weather, with 1,113 Meters Of Sunlight.
    • Same-sex marriages are increasingly common. #001
    • The government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters. #252
    • People faint regularly as they get stuck with compulsory vaccinations. #092
    • Military funding has been stripped back. #014
    • Serial commas clarify the relationship between one's lackeys, the taxpayers, and kinsfolk. #721

June 21st 2017

    • The new Refuse Hills housing development is under construction. #342

June 22nd 2017

    • Almost all of Divine Cervine's water is piped into the country from abroad for exorbitant prices. #264
    • Birth rates have hit an all-time low. #364

June 23rd 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 78th in the world and 2nd in Lazarus for Nicest Citizens, with 134.35 Average Smiles Per Day.
    • Research grant proposals read like political diatribes. #523
    • An endless multinational bureaucracy connects the Red Bloc. #577
    • Burning twigs to keep warm while lost in the wild is now a felony. #590
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June 24th 2017

    • The government seeks peaceful forum with terrorists. #222
    • School children asked "what is two times two?" are likely to form a symposium to discuss how different answers make them feel. #668

June 25th 2017

    • The nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms. #226
    • Enchanted Wildwood has become the number one destination for urban exploration in Lazarus. #518
    • Anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper. #207
    • Divine Cervine's Civil Rights rose from Very Good to Excellent.
    • Divine Cervine's Political Freedoms rose from Very Good to Excellent.

June 26th 2017

    • The newspaper industry is subsidised by the government in order to keep it afloat. #269

June 27th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 520th in the world and 18th in Lazarus for Most Cultured, scoring 350 on the Snufflebottom-Wiggendum Pentatonic Scale.
    • Urban graffiti is hand-calligraphed in perfectly kerned elegant fonts. #579
    • Children are brainwashed at a young age to accept "Love and peace!" as a way of life. #190
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June 29th 2017


    • Divine Cervine is ranked 106th in the world and 2nd in Lazarus for Most Popular Tourist Destinations, with 4,009.82 Tourists Per Hour.
    • A suspicious number of male students have joined the Ladies' Wrestling League. #750
    • Queen Arbeaone's luxurious new home has been designated as a protected cultural heritage site. #600
    • Spoiler warnings are now given out before political speeches. #540
    • Builders across Divine Cervine are blocked up with orders for new public loos. #525
    • Super Barry Brothers is the most popular video game in the nation. #485
    • The Divine Cervinean Intelligence Agency relies on internet search engines to know what is happening overseas. #653

June 30th 2017


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