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The Grace and Precision of Oaks 196


Category: Father Knows Best State
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Location: Cave of Man

Regional Influence: Handshaker


The Grace and Precision of Oaks 196 is a massive, efficient nation, notable for its infamous sell-swords, zero percent divorce rate, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 3.503 billion Oaks 196ians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The large, corrupt government prioritizes Education, although Healthcare, Administration, and Defense are also considered important, while International Aid and Spirituality are ignored. The average income tax rate is 48.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The thriving Oaks 196ian economy, worth 202 trillion planets a year, is quite specialized and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Woodchip Exports, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is 57,813 planets, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Private pharmacies close down as medicinal drugs are given away freely by the government, the Violet Mile now refers to the long line-ups that former death row inmates wait in as they transfer to maximum security prisons, formerly internationally exported goods are now given away for free, and Bambi has been banned. Crime is a problem, probably because of the absence of a police force. Oaks 196's national animal is the falcon, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Oaks 196 is ranked 252,563rd in the world and 19th in Cave of Man for Most Cultured, scoring 37 on the Snufflebottom-Wiggendum Pentatonic Scale.

Most Avoided: 4,512thLargest Agricultural Sector: 11,275thTop
Largest Black Market: 14,170thMost Advanced Public Education: 19,100thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 21,530thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 23,726th
Most Influential: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the region

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