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by Tsugar
28 Sep 2021 18:20
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: The Well-Ordered State
Replies: 0
Views: 310

The Well-Ordered State

The Well-Ordered State and it’s ideology The WOS is an attempt to explore what a modern, socially paternalistic (in the pre-WW1 sense with the Ruling class well, ruling on behalf of the Working and Serving classes) state with a powerful executive, which survived a World-War-equivalent and developed...
by Tsugar
27 Sep 2021 03:51
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 412
Views: 150041

Re: Jokes

A dog appeared and wanted a bone. Suddenly a bone disappeared from the owner’s leg.
by Tsugar
27 Sep 2021 03:21
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The CBB is 15 years old!
Replies: 22
Views: 3658

Re: The CBB is 15 years old!

Congrats
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 23:03
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Making a Music Culture?
Replies: 92
Views: 10511

Re: Making a Music Culture?

Maybe a scifi setting would place more emphasis on theremins, synthesizers, and multi frequency concerts from different species so they can hear music.
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 22:09
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Food and Digestion in Conworlds
Replies: 0
Views: 351

Food and Digestion in Conworlds

This thread is for posting about food (preparation methods, culture of food etc.) and digestion (digestive organs, processes) in conworlds
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 13:09
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Korean transliteration
Replies: 4
Views: 1691

Re: Korean transliteration

Basically the new romanization was preferred because you could write it on English-language keyboards
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 05:44
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 475
Views: 136105

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

it seems a bit of a Marysuetopia to be honest, .... you said there'd be backlash but the way you write it up suggests that everyone's behavior just happens to fall in line and there's neither any great opposition to the system nor are there people who take advantage of it. what if i kidnap someone?...
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 03:23
Forum: Language Learning & Non-English
Topic: Tema de conversación español/castellano | Spanish Conversation Thread
Replies: 664
Views: 209560

Re: Tema de conversación español/castellano | Spanish Conversation Thread

wn is short for weon, noun, which means all of friend, enemy, person, human, dude, fellow and man and more. it's just a generic vocative here. apañar, verb, to accompany, support and/or come with someone. in the reflexive voice (apañarse), it means 'to make do' or sth. de pana is a recent borrow fr...
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 03:19
Forum: Language Learning & Non-English
Topic: Tema de conversación español/castellano | Spanish Conversation Thread
Replies: 664
Views: 209560

Re: Tema de conversación español/castellano | Spanish Conversation Thread

Estudié español en escuela por cinco años y puedo hablar un poco. La lengua novalatina en LTTW es derivada de español plateño y latín. Por ejemplo el título del Líder de “Humanidad/Las Zonas Liberadas” es “kapud” desde latín “caput”. O “Konkursum ad kultura” (revolución cultural) O la frase “Publazo...
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 03:03
Forum: Language Learning & Non-English
Topic: 中文 | Mandarin Conversation Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 304970

Re: 中文 | Mandarin Conversation Thread

也算着讲国语的。因为国际政治和同化的问题我分离自己从“华侨”忽而“老中”的代表。
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 01:55
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What are you listening to/watching?
Replies: 286
Views: 35490

Re: What are you listening to/watching?

Adventure Time is good, as is Steven Universe
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 01:25
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Languages with interesting phonotactics
Replies: 49
Views: 16204

Re: Languages with interesting phonotactics

Mandarin heavily uses disyllabic words to the extent that a fluent speaker neng fenbie butong de ci zhiyong mei dai fuhao de hanyu pinyin and compounds of two disyllabic words collapse into one disyllabic word e.g Oumeng from Ouzhou lianmeng
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 01:07
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Weird Dream Thread
Replies: 292
Views: 98060

Re: Weird Dream Thread

I dreamed that I was in a lake or near a lake, and there was a former classmate I recognized with waist-length hair in braids and I grabbed onto one of her braids as I got out. Pointlessly sexualized dreams.
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 00:31
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: 8values political quiz
Replies: 80
Views: 15523

Re: 8values political quiz

In other news, the far right ideologue Curtis Yarvin has a girlfriend half his age
by Tsugar
26 Sep 2021 00:26
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: 8values political quiz
Replies: 80
Views: 15523

Re: 8values political quiz

Conflict over different goals and values is one factor that drives political conflict, but what policies can result in the maximally Good Lives for everyone, even if they’re a high functioning sociopath[0]? Like what’s the formula to get very different people with completely different goals and beli...
by Tsugar
25 Sep 2021 22:55
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 475
Views: 136105

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

The underlying ideological system resembles the scenario of a "National Conservative Germany" below but with added realism (and the fact that such a conformist society breeds backlash It is the plethora of non-governmental (often religious) community organisations that are mainly responsib...
by Tsugar
25 Sep 2021 21:46
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 475
Views: 136105

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

eldin raigmore wrote: 25 Sep 2021 21:44 How would a reader have been expected to know that?
I just created the definition for that term. I didn't add the term's definition in my first post in that thread
by Tsugar
25 Sep 2021 21:31
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 475
Views: 136105

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

What is “istraty”? The modern State's attempt at making power relations between individuals and communities as explicit as possible[0] - these are groups that one is born into*. The state's philosophy (never officially articulated) is that equality between people of different ranks and ascribed sta...
by Tsugar
25 Sep 2021 20:54
Forum: Conworlds & Concultures
Topic: Random Conworld idea thread
Replies: 475
Views: 136105

Re: Random Conworld idea thread

Merging the tropes of the warrior-monk and the scientist-dictator, I propose a hypothetical elite administrative class of soldier-scientist-monks* equivalent to the scholar-bureaucracy of Imperial China. *they are not officially inspired by any religion's monastic practices -- the state is officiall...