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The Unpleasant Drainpipe of Gurou

“It's all over”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: The North Pacific

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The Unpleasant Drainpipe of Gurou is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Bronzefishy with an iron fist, and notable for its ban on automobiles, compulsory vegetarianism, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 9.178 billion Gurouans are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Law & Order, Education, and Administration are also considered important, while Welfare and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of WiyNei. The average income tax rate is 93.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Gurouan economy, worth a remarkable 2,049 trillion Iousies a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, highly specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, and Uranium Mining. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an amazing 223,294 Iousies, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes, suppression of pro-democracy protests is a daily occurrence, suburban backyards are seized by the government and turned into national parks, and birdsong in the mountains has to be loud enough to drown out nearby jackhammers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Gurou's national animal is the Deadly Garden Snake, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Worship of Omnipotent Danger Noodle.

Gurou is ranked 271,715th in the world and 13,083rd in The North Pacific for Highest Crime Rates, with 1.62 crimes per hour.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 265thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 512thMost Influential: 571stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 591stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,021stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,530thLargest Black Market: 1,649thMost Patriotic: 2,381stTop
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Most Secular: 3,037thMost Corrupt Governments: 3,155thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,749thMost Authoritarian: 4,668thMost Valuable International Artwork: 5,082ndHighest Average Incomes: 5,530thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,484thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,547thLowest Crime Rates: 6,831stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,115thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,131stLargest Governments: 7,206thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7,311thHighest Economic Output: 9,424thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,940thTop
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Most Conservative: 13,947thLongest Average Lifespans: 14,059thMost Stationary: 14,575thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,435thMost Scientifically Advanced: 19,582ndMost Subsidized Industry: 21,119thSmartest Citizens: 23,726thMost Developed: 23,926thLargest Mining Sector: 26,260thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 27,737th
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 27th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 31st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 44th in the regionLargest Black Market: 54th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 60th in the regionMost Patriotic: 99th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 111th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 136th in the regionMost Secular: 158th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 189th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 201st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 210th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 246th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 256th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 303rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 309th in the regionMost Stationary: 316th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 319th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 324th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 359th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 362nd in the regionLargest Governments: 382nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 383rd in the regionMost Extreme: 383rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 542nd in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 676th in the regionMost Conservative: 780th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 803rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 814th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 889th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 901st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 928th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 993rd in the regionMost Developed: 1,176th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1,190th in the region

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