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The North Pacific is one of the oldest and most powerful regions in NationStates. We pride ourselves on our strong democracy, openness, and transparency.

The region is affectionately called TNP. TNP is home to over 4,000 nations, called TNPers, and we are always looking for more to join us. We are glad to see you here and hope you decide become a TNPer yourself!

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Our Government

The North Pacific is a constitutional democracy. We have a constitution, a bill of rights, and a legal code, which you can read here. Our government has four branches:

The Legislature consists of the Regional Assembly (RA), which votes to enact and amend legislation. Discussions in the RA are moderated by the Speaker, who is elected from among the RA members, and their Deputies. Everyone with a nation in the region can apply to join the RA.

The Executive consists of the Delegate, Vice Delegate, the Cabinet of Ministers, and the Executive Staff. The Delegate and Vice Delegate are elected by the RA, and are accountable to it. The Ministers are appointed by the Delegate, and each one of them manage their own staff. Together, the Executive runs the day-to-day affairs of the government. Broad areas the Executive is responsible for include home affairs, foreign affairs, World Assembly affairs, communications, culture, and our military. Everyone with a nation in the region can apply to join the Executive Staff and work in one of the Ministries.

The Judiciary consists of a single court, which has two Associate Justices and one Chief Justice. All Justices are elected by the RA, and are accountable to it. The court can authoritatively answer questions of law, void actions of other officials that have been brought for review, and decide criminal cases. Interacting with the Judiciary is the Attorney General, also elected by the RA, who serves as the chief prosecutor in criminal trials and as legal counsel to the Executive.

The Security Council is generally considered as a separate branch. It is a body of members that monitor the region for security purposes. They help protect the in-game delegacy, help with delegacy transitions during elections, and also provide a mechanism of response in the case of an illegal in-game delegate. They are accountable to the RA.

You can find a list of current government officials here.

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The best way to start getting involved is to apply for citizenship. Citizenship allows you to access all forum areas and join the various government and community activities. The application process should be easy and fast, and the only prerequisite is having a nation in the region. Once you are a citizen, you will also be eligible to vote and be a candidate in elections for the various government offices, such as Delegate and Vice Delegate - there is an election roughly every two months.

If the description of the government has enticed you, you should definitely consider contributing in the various branches! As a citizen, you can take part in the Regional Assembly, where you can legislate and scrutinize the government. You can also apply to join the Executive Staff, and get involved in any Ministry that interests you.

If you would like to poke around the forum and interact with our community before deciding to become a citizen, you should register your residency. Once you do so, you will be able to access most of the areas of this forum and join the various other activities. Here is a sample:

You can participate in our Role Play section, where you can write the story of your nation, interact with your neighbours on The North Pacific map, and join the Democratic Union.

You can drop by our World Assembly section, to discuss resolutions at vote, draft your own resolutions, and determine how our WA Delegate represents us in the World Assembly.

If you want to experience and learn about the military gameplay, one of the most exciting aspects of the game, you can enlist in the North Pacific Army and start serving TNP as a proud soldier!

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If you have more questions, you can check for answers in the The North Pacific FAQs. The Yellow Pages in particular provide a comprehensive guide to the region in a single thread.

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Race to 600,000 Posts!
Topic Started: Jul 16 2018, 11:28 AM (1,584 Views)
mcmasterdonia
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As we will be moving forums soon, I can think of no more fitting way than to attempt to break the 600,000 posts record before we do so. This will be a tough goal to reach, but it is certainly possible if we come together united in a desire for spam games and shenanigans.

Included below are a number of awards designed by Pax for the individual poster that manages to break that milestone.

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Now get to work!

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Former Government Positions
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Ema Skye
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OwO what's this??

yay!
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I have been known for my spam in the sub forum of games and art so this shall be easy :P
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Aerilia
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Super Spam God

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Get to it!

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Former Government Positions
Awards and Ribbons
A Formal Apology
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Illusia
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One of RMB's Ship Designers

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Eras nation:
[nation]Espoireland[/nation]
Ceretian: Espoirique
Hofnlander: Hofnland


RMB RP nation:
[nation]Illusia and Neverendia[/nation]
Official name: the Illuverexlesian Empire


Want to know me more? Chat me on Discord, you'll see me usually hanging by TNP RP's server. At the RMB section. Or Eras RP section. Or both. See you there!
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Bobberino
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SPAMMERS UNITE
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Tank Shells! Apply directly to the opponent!

I feel this is a suitable reason to return to spam
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So this can be whatever?

I'm just in it for the awards. :P
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Aerilia
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Super Spam God

If we want to do it by the end of the month, we would need roughly 1,500 posts a day.

Basically it will be very hard to achieve unless a lot of people help with it
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Friends call me Nessie (Also spies)

Uff...always when i'm busy...

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Jul 16 2018, 02:20 PM
If we want to do it by the end of the month, we would need roughly 1,500 posts a day.

Basically it will be very hard to achieve unless a lot of people help with it
We can only do our best of course. I think many people will want to participate :)

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Bobberino
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NPA Officer

Wao. Are you doubting me and our Spam Army?
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NPA Captain

ew spam
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Bobberino
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Syr, Malphe, ARISE AND T-POSE MY BROTHERS
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