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Forest was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 219

WA Delegate (non-executive): The United Mangrove Archipelago of Ransium (elected )

Founder: The Kawaii Potoroo Habitats of Errinundera

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 11th Most Nations: 30th Most Influential: 188th+20
Best Weather: 626th Most Beautiful Environments: 639th Most Rebellious Youth: 738th Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 953rd Nicest Citizens: 1,072nd Most Compassionate Citizens: 1,125th Most Cultured: 1,134th Most Inclusive: 1,340th Largest Black Market: 1,471st Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,558th Healthiest Citizens: 1,591st Smartest Citizens: 1,635th Largest Welfare Programs: 1,841st Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,854th Most Advanced Public Education: 1,861st Most Devout: 1,886th Longest Average Lifespans: 1,920th Largest Publishing Industry: 2,005th Largest Governments: 2,131st Most Advanced Public Transport: 2,147th
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Regional Power: Very High

Forest contains 374 nations, the 30th most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Most Income Equality in Forest

World Census boffins calculated the difference in incomes between the richest and poorest citizens, where a score of 50 would mean that poor incomes are 50% of rich incomes.

As a region, Forest is ranked 6,424th in the world for Most Income Equality.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Pristine Wilderness of Yeldan Nature PreserveDemocratic Socialists“Let us return to the trees, my brothers!”
2.The Technicolor Voidwalker of Vuoto AmorePsychotic Dictatorship“This is here. Oh, wait. No it isn't.”
3.The Physician's Oath of DoNoHarmPsychotic Dictatorship“Open your mouth and say AAARRRGH”
4.The Wooden Cabin of Rybeck VIIDemocratic Socialists“Into the woods and through the trees...”
5.The Democratic Confederation of Alpine RepublicsLiberal Democratic Socialists“Nenio povas haltigi la printempo”
6.The Pacific Alpine Commonwealth of Mount SeymourLeft-wing Utopia“Circumspice”
7.The Free Land of New RoseliaDemocratic Socialists“Cruelty Is Mindless”
8.The Disputed Territories of Tumblr ImperialistsLeft-wing Utopia“I CAN'T EVEN”
9.The Free Land of Leafy LlorensLeft-wing Utopia“We, the people of trees!”
10.The Queendom of Forest EmbassyPsychotic Dictatorship“I speak for the Trees”
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Regional Poll • Do you want to run to be the Forest Keeper?

The Kawaii Potoroo Habitats of Errinundera wrote:At the conclusion of nominations there will be one week for campaigning. In addition, at the close, I will record all WA members resident in the region: only those nations will have their votes counted in the election for the Forest Keeper.

Voting opened 1 day 16 hours ago and will close . Open to residents. You cannot vote as you are not logged in.

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Verdant Haven wrote:Did you select/highlight winners from the regional championship games, so that it auto-filled those to the Final Four section?

Yes, but it did not auto-fill them.

I FINALLY got someone to represent Valentine Z's Nature, and she is literally called "Mother Nature".

I am going for a cute and young (but not too young) woman, and of course, something that is very obviously not lewd. Took a while to search, but there she is! Meet Klarissa! :D

Name: Klarissa Citron Ashe Tiara Hope Ann “Moeder Natuur” Summer, De Eerste Verpersoonlijking van De Sierlijke und Verwonderlijk Feline Utopia ov Valentine Z (The First Personification of The Graceful and Wonderful Feline Utopia of Valentine Z)
Age: n.v.t.
Personality: Cheerful and Happy, a little too kind at times to people around her. Loves nature a lot.
Height: 701.04 cm (23 feet)
Weight: 250 kg

Portrait of Klarissa. Source: Unknown at this point. It was from a website of anime-based wallpapers.

Description: A personification of what The Meowvelously Purrfect Utopia of Valentine Z as a nation stands for, Klarissa is the very first personification of Valentine Z, formerly known as the Mother Nature of the world around her. She is usually seen as happy and cheerful just like the rest of the Valentians, though she is much more reserved, and mostly shows her kind attitude towards her actions.

She was commonly known as the Mother Nature from the old world, though the existence of her were a matter of myths and since no one has seen her in real life at those moments. There were a few people who might have seen her, but they either cited amnesia, or that they were uncertain on whether she was Mother Nature herself. When the Cold War happened as usual, she was assumed dead, just like the rest of the unfortunate people and animals that were unable to be saved by the Valentians.

However, when the terraforming efforts come into play and natural sceneries were put back in place, Klarissa came out of her hiding and announced herself as the one from the many myths and legends - Mother Nature. Valentijn then made her to be the very first personification of Valentine Z; Klarissa represents Nature, Anna represents Joy and Happiness, and Cyan would represent the Love for Cats.



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Primary Attack: A beam of light that affects multiple enemies in a line. Effective range is 40 meters, and is perfectly accurate. Base DPH is 20, with rate of fire being 4 ticks / second.
Force of Nature (Passive): Damage, HP, and abilities scales up (or down) with Environmental Beauty (EB, NS Stats). Dmg increases by 0.75 * EB%, HP by 2 * EB%. Abilities depends.
Environmental Beauty (Passive): Determines how strong, or how weak, Klarissa will be in relative to her surroundings. This is taken from Valentine Z's NS Stats. Currently 8071.74%.
Root: Unleashes a burst of thorn-like plants from the ground, binding up to 4 enemies to the ground in a 5 m radius. The roots damage is at 100 + (0.10 * EB) % DPS for 3.5 seconds.
Tranquil Resolve: When activated, allies around Klarissa heals at 500% of their normal healing rates. Ability lasts for 4 + (EB / 1000) secs, and takes 0.2 secs to channel. Interruptible.
Nature's Wrath: Summon 4 Ents to fight for Klarissa. The Ents have (500 + 0.5 * EB%) HP, attacks at 1.5 ticks per second, and DPS of (400 + 0.01 * EB%). The ents last for 30 seconds.
Thorns Aura: When activated, attacking Klarissa with a melee attack will reflect back (10 + 0.1 * EB%) % of the damage back to her attacker. Ability lasts for 20 sec, non-interruptible.
Protective Gaia (Ultimate): When activated, Klarissa gives the allies around her in a 8-meter AoE a 20,000 HP shield that blocks all attacks. Decays at 4000 HP / sec, 1 sec channeling.

Name: Anna “De Eeuwige Vreugde” Caitlin Madeline Brigitte Priscilla Mavis Star Thanda Pwint Thinzar Nwe, Tweede Verpersoonlijking van Valentine Z (Anna “The Eternal Joy” Star, Second Personification of Valentine Z)
Age: n.v.t.
Personality: Cheerful, Happy, A little too carefree. Not happy all the time, mind you.
Height: 555.55 cm (18 feet 2 23/32 inches)
Weight: 200 kg

Description: A personification of what The Meowvelously Purrfect Utopia of Valentine Z as a nation emotes for, Anna “Joy” Star is a self-proclaimed entity of the nation itself. According to her, she was a result of a nuclear attack in [DATA REDACTED], USA, having an energetic focus, similar to the one that produced The Heldere n Betoverde Dimensie of Garden at 6th Mile Road, but on a smaller scale. Preliminary tests suggest that she is entirely made out of light, but unlike Holly, she is neither cold nor warm to the human touch and maintains a 25 ± 3 deg. Celsius feel to her body. She initially roamed the destroyed Earth for a couple of days, while somehow evading the detection from the Valentians’ radars and watchful eyes. At those days, she was rather mournful and lamenting about the state that humanity is in, even going as far as to state that, “Perhaps… perhaps we need a new beginning.”

While she spent her time wandering around, the terraforming has begun. She was more or less unaffected by it, and by this time, she realised that it is time for humanity to be cheerful and happy of the life ahead of them instead of sorrowful over the deaths of the past. After all, while tragic as it is, it simply could not be avoided.

She made her way to Aoutpine Yangon and after many convincing, announced that she be made the mascot and representative for Valentine Z and its the bright and solarpunk-themed future. It was also revealed to be her that she sent a “saboteur” to adjust the emotions on Clarissa while she was on her sleep mode, making her into the cheery robot that she is today.

Personality-wise, she suffers from fear of heights, as well as on deep pools of water (oceans, for example). Currently not in relationship with anyone, and not intend to be; Joy prefers to stay single for the rest of her life, if anything. Also has an instinctive fear of internal conflicts – whereby she hates to see her friends and family (back on Earth) physically fighting each other; verbal bickering doesn’t seem to affect her that much. With all that said, she has quite a dislike for downers or people that tends to think negatively, though she is indeed aware that other kinds of emotions can take over a person or a being at any one time.



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Primary Attack: A beam of sunlight that blinds enemies for 1 sec. Takes 2 seconds to charge and 100% accurate.
Prism (Passive): Attacks bounce to a nearby enemy, up to 5 jumps. Each jump deals 75% of the original damage.
Beacon of Hope (Passive): Reduces darkness-based attacks by 66% for self. Also gives to allies in 2 meter radius.
Happiness: Enhances healing abilities to 130% HP healed, at expense of +1 sec cooldown. 3 meter AoE, 6.5 sec.
Fade: Teleports 3 m in a direction. Location and Trail are not given away to the enemies, but allies can still see it.
Light Frenzy: +150% attack speed for 5 seconds, at the expense of taking 10% extra damage from all the attacks.
Sunburst (Ultimate): 500 damage / sec for 8 seconds in a line, while healing her at 0.5% HP per sec. Interruptible.
Revitalization (Ultimate): Restores 100% HP to all allies. Infinite range. 3 second casting time. Can be interrupted.

Name: Cyan “Het Eeuwig Vreugdevolle Kat” Laura Arisu Violetta Oriana Kiyota Hijirikawa, Derde Verpersoonlijking van Valentine Z
Age: n.v.t.
Personality: Cheerful, Happy, A little paranoid. Tends to have cat-like tendencies.
Height: 360 cm (11 feet 9 47/64 inches)
Weight: 100 kg

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Commonly known as a Neko, or a cat-girl, Cyan got into the attention of the Valentians when Gwen and her search party explored deeper into some parts of Japan after the nukes have hit the scene. In a small, unspecified city, they would what was appeared to be an ordinary girl – her clothes were a bit tattered, but miraculously, she seemed to have survived the entire terrible ordeal. As Gwen and the Valentians took her into her plane and started examining her, it appears that she got cat-like qualities – cat ears, cat tail, and the weird behaviour of meowing and purring a few times. Otherwise, she is more or less confirmed to be a human.

It turns out that she was not exactly a product of the radiation; rather, she was an experiment by one of the scientific facilities in order to combine a cat and a human into a… catwoman. The side effect was that while she was knocked down by the shockwave of the nuclear bombs and was rendered unconscious, she was conveniently resistant to radiation. She was given anti-radiation medication by the Valentians, and since it was only 48 hours with heightened resistance to radiation, Cyan was able to just take the medication without needing further treatment.

Other than her cat-like behaviour like purring and meowing at times, she is able to communicate and socialise as a person well, though being half-a-cat, she is a little on the paranoid mindset at times.

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So Klarissa represents Nature, Anna represents Joy and Happiness, and Cyan would represent our love for cats. :3


On that note, I would run for Forest Keeper as Alanis Star, but... some other time. Hell week (exams and projects galore, yay!) is coming to me IRL, and I don't think you want to see your Forest Keeper breaking down or disappearing too often. :P

On another note, I would like to ask... how long does a Forest Keeper runs for between the elections?

Valentine Z wrote:...On another note, I would like to ask... how long does a Forest Keeper runs for between the elections?

The terms are six months long.

Turbeaux wrote:The terms are six months long.

Ahh... yep, no-go from me! RL is going to be a little hard for me this year. Apart from Term 5 being overall difficult... I also have a surgery due, which will hospitalise me for a few days, then a month-long medical leave.

That's all fine, but... jeez, I'll live with an itchy chin and only being able to be liquid food for those months.

Sorry if this went serious all of a sudden. :/

Chan Island wrote:

In addition, I promise that Forest will start guided tours of NSG, presented by yours truly, because apparently that's where I've decided to spend most of my NationStates time these days.

It's OK mate, the first step to overcoming a problem is acknowledging you have one!

Each day at a time, each day at a time. I'd reccommend browsing the below the line comments on literally any newspaper for 5 minutes a day as an effective substitute for NSG, before eventually weaning yourself off that too.

I'm 7th for trout now! Slowly but steadily rising up the ranks!
Can't wait for spring break though.

Sapnu puas wrote:I'm 7th for trout now! Slowly but steadily rising up the ranks!
Can't wait for spring break though.


Sapnu puas wrote:I'm 7th for trout now! Slowly but steadily rising up the ranks!

Be careful, my friend! Good luck.

Question: The New World Assembly vote brought to my mind a question: Is it ethical to allow differing views if those views could/are seen as immoral?

French Frys wrote:Question: The New World Assembly vote brought to my mind a question: Is it ethical to allow differing views if those views could/are seen as immoral?

Fascism is pretty awful but RPing it can be okay. How would you react if a friend or close family member told you that they are joining the (wherever you're from) Nazi Party? Also, the nation in question is set up to warn new players before they fall into the various sewers of fascism that exist on NationStates, so it is not forcing anyone to do anything. People who are interested in RPing as fascist nations can simplydisregard the warning and go goosestep around in the CCD or any other regions that embrace fascist ideals.

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