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Time to stop making so many threads...

Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by Arctic Daishi, May 25, 2013.

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  1. Faroese Whaling Controversy

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  2. Should Estonia and Lithuania abolish counties?

    37.5%
  3. Italian Provinces; Abolish, Reform or Keep?

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  4. Canadian Senate; Abolish, Reform or Keep?

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  5. Irish Senate; Abolish, Reform or Keep?

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  6. Should Italy be partitioned?

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  7. If South Vietnam won the Vietnam War

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  8. Did the Nazis have ambitions of global domination?

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  9. Aland Dispute

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  10. Should Russia return Finland's "stolen" territories?

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  11. The Karelian Question

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  12. Ingrian Independence

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  13. Should the Sami have their own state?

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  14. Should the Vepsians have their own state?

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  15. Should Laos rejoin Thailand?

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  16. Should Germany return to it's imperial constituency system?

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  17. Should Yugoslavia be restored?

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  18. Should Moldova merge with Romania?

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  19. Should Russia return the Kuril Islands to Japan?

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  20. Should Dalmatia become independent?

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  21. Should Scotland become independent?

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  22. Should Wales become independent?

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  23. English Devolution

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  24. South Tyrol Question

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  25. Should Cornwall be upgraded to a constituent nation?

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  26. Are sentiments of Western betrayal legitimate?

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  27. Should Hungary's pre-1918 borders be restored?

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  28. Should Western Australia become independent?

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  29. Taiwan - China Dispute

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  30. Should Poland return to it's 1918 borders?

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  31. Should Bosnia and Herzegovina be separated?

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  32. Should the Ionian Islands become independent?

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  33. Should Manchuria / Manchukuo become independent?

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  34. Should Egypt return the Sinai to Israel?

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  35. Were pre-WWII Polish actions imperialistic?

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  36. Should there be more Canadian provinces?

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  37. Should Quebec become independent?

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  38. Should the Kola Peninsula become independent?

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  39. Should Saar become independent?

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  40. Should Cabinda become independent?

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  41. Should South Cameroons become independent?

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  42. Should Basque Country become independent?

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  43. Should Hong Kong and Macau become independent?

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  44. Should Katanga become independent?

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  45. Should Bioko become independent?

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  46. Should Reunion, Mayotte and French Polynesia become independent?

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  47. Should French Guiana become independent?

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  48. Should Azawad receive international recognition?

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  49. Should Somaliland receive international recognition?

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  50. Should Volkstaat become independent?

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  51. Federalism in Colombia

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  52. Federalism in South Africa

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  53. Should the Canary Islands become independent?

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  54. Should Kraków become independent?

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  55. Should Corsica become independent?

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  56. Should Zanzibar become independent?

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  57. Should Tibet become independent?

    37.5%
  58. Should Danzig become independent?

    37.5%
  59. Should Tuva become independent?

    25.0%
  60. Should Carnaro become independent?

    25.0%
  61. Should Fiume become independent?

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  62. Should Kurdistan become independent?

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  63. Should South Yemen become independent?

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  64. Should Belgium be dissolved?

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  65. Should Moravia become independent?

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  66. Should Ragusa / Dubrovnik become independent?

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  67. Should Madeira and the Azores become independent?

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  68. Should Chechnya become independent?

    25.0%
  69. Puerto Rico Statehood

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  70. American Samoa Statehood

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  71. Guam Statehood

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  72. U.S. Virgin Islands Statehood

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  73. Northern Mariana Islands Statehood

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  74. Falkland Islands Dispute

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  75. Ceuta, Melilla and plazas de soberanía Dispute

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  76. Northern Cyprus Dispute

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  77. Akrotiri and Dhekelia Dispute

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  78. Gibraltar Dispute

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  79. Jammu and Kashmir Dispute

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  80. Should there be more Australian states?

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  81. Sixty-Four Villages East of the River Dispute

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  82. Transnistria Dispute

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  83. Western Sahara Dispute

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  84. Sakhalin Dispute

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  85. Should Germany have more states?

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  86. Federalism in the Netherlands

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  87. Federal Republic of Vietnam; Terrorists or Freedom Fighters?

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  88. Sovereign Military Order of Malta; Country or Not?

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  89. Should Galicia become independent?

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  90. Should Lemko-Rusyn become independent?

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  91. Should Naissaar become independent?

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  92. Should Neutral Moresnet become independent?

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  93. Should Trieste become independent?

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  94. Kosovo Dispute

    37.5%
  95. Abkhazia and South Ossetia Dispute

    37.5%
  96. Should Socotra become independent?

    25.0%
  97. Should Switzerland be enlarged?

    25.0%
  98. Should the Vatican be transformed into the Papal States?

    25.0%
  99. None of the Above

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  1. Arctic Daishi Gems: 6/31
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    Rather than upset the community further with even more topics of relatively low interest. I think I'll stop posting threads every time an election comes along. I may still post polls for a select few elections, however, such as those I and/or the community will actually find interesting; US elections, UK elections and Baltic elections. But other than that, I don't see such threads going much of anywhere. I might surprise you every once in a while, however.

    As for non-election topics, I have a list of topics which I had planned to post over the next year or so. The list is ever growing, but please review the poll options and vote for topics you'd be interested in participating in and/or reading.
     
  2. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I applaud the sentiment, but this list here is ridiculously long as well.
     
  3. Harbourboy

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    Wouldn't you get more interest in these topics if you posted them on a political science message board? These forums are more interested in whether Kuldahar should allow equal rights for both Dreadmasters of Bane and Loreseekers of Oghma. Or whether the Goblin Fortress is an independent state. Or whether the Nameless One can leave the name field blank on his census form.
     
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  4. Barmy Army

    Barmy Army Simple mind, simple pleasures... Adored Veteran

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    Ok, he's taking the piss.
     
  5. Vorona

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    I don't know. I kind of like the random political polls with short bursts of information. It means I can have a fairly uninformed opinion and talk about it at great length, which means I at least have something to talk about. I also think, in general, the more posts the better, and since I'm terrible about coming up with new things to talk about, I'm generally in favor of others doing so.

    Anyway, that's why I voted for almost all of the options. The few I didn't were the ones that used "it's" as a possessive when it actually means "it is," and the one about English devolution, as we already have a thread on that.
     
  6. Silvery

    Silvery I won't pretend to be your friend coz I'm just not ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    You're not kidding about uninformed. I've never known anyone get so much wrong and make so many silly assumptions!
     
  7. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I don't exactly think too many posts is really a problem we face on these boards these days. And yes, your poll is freakishly long.
     
  8. joacqin

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    You my friend has way too much free time. It is not that your are upsetting and I enjoy new topics and threads but I just get kinda baffled when you post them. Not to mention that your agenda and political leanings are fairly obvious.

    Just keep posting but I am afraid you won't get much feedback.
     
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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Silvery, we get it, you've told us in every thread Arctic's made. Give it a rest already.
     
  10. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    LMAO....How would you know? :D

    Sorry Marc, couldn't resist, that one was wide open.
     
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    Keep posting Arctic. Even if not all of them are gold, it is worth the effort. Besides I love seeing people get their undies in a twist. :)
     
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    Of course, of course. The list is only to provide a list of potential future topics. Sadly I had to leave out several options, since we can apparently only have 100 options in a poll. I'd only consider making topics that the community would be interested in discussing and/or debating. The community can decide which topics they would find interesting, by voting in the poll.


    I post on a couple of political science message boards as well. Or rather, they're more "political" message boards, than political science message boards. We have an entire section dedicated to politics here, no?
     
  13. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    You get the "Only person to ever max out on BoM poll options." achievement, Arctic.
     
  14. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I bet the person who invented the poll option limit never dreamed it would ever be reached.
     
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    The STFU option is missing....
     
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    My advice Artic- ignore haters, post political threads.

    And I vote for the Hungary one :D
     
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    Had to leave out the ones I thought would be overwhelmingly one-sided.
     
  18. MrMermaid

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    I've gotta say, anytime there's dispute over land/borders etc., I think it's extremely important that discussion is made, so I voted pretty much only for those. I'm honestly quite shocked, Arctic, that you've made no mention of the frankly illegal Israeli occupation of huge swathes of Palestine, and the resultant ongoing dispute.
     
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    Surely everyone else can see that this is a piss-take/meant to be funny/sarcastic thread?
     
  20. Taluntain

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    Still don't see it, no.
     
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