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!!Sápmi

The cultural region traditionally inhabited by the Sámi people, and represented locally by Sámi Parliaments.

* ButtMonkey: Most comics about him show him getting kicked around by the Nordics and Russia.
* DoNotCallMePaul: He doesn't like being called Lapland.
* MushroomSamba: Sometimes shown using ''Amanita muscaria'' for religious purposes... or just for the hell of it.
* OutOfFocus: He doesn't show up much except as a side-character in comics about the Nordics or Russia.



* TheMentor: To [[OfficerAndAGentleman UK]], [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy France]], and [[GermanicEfficiency Ger]][[ProudWarriorRaceGuy many]]; by proxy, his learning was passed on to [[TheBigGuy USA]].
** MentorOccupationalHazard: UK, France, and Germany had to rely on those lessons to survive after SPQR bit it.

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* TheMentor: To [[OfficerAndAGentleman UK]], [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy France]], and [[GermanicEfficiency Ger]][[ProudWarriorRaceGuy many]]; Germany]]; by proxy, his learning was passed on to [[TheBigGuy USA]].
** * MentorOccupationalHazard: UK, France, and Germany had to rely on those lessons to survive after SPQR bit it.



-->"Shut up! You did not know Rome! [[YoungGun When he was young, he was a fighter]]; [[HadToBeSharp he had to be]]. In his prime, he was a fighter; [[TheAce he was the best, unstoppable, and so much more]]. [[OldSoldier And when he was old... he was still a fighter]]. Yes, he may have abandoned you, just as he abandoned my brother and I. [[ParentalAbandonment When he died, we were both sad and furious]]. But as he died, [[HeroicSacrifice he fought]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Attila}} to them]] off. [[OneManArmy Fought them all off.]] Saved us all, and left a strong son. He was the reason why these guns you are so proud of were manufactured, why your huts are not just more sand and branches. So be quiet. He was ten times the fighter you'll ever be."

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-->"Shut up! You did not know Rome! [[YoungGun When he was young, he was a fighter]]; [[HadToBeSharp he had to be]]. In his prime, he was a fighter; [[TheAce he was the best, unstoppable, and so much more]]. [[OldSoldier And when he was old... he was still a fighter]]. Yes, he may have abandoned you, just as he abandoned my brother and I. [[ParentalAbandonment When he died, we were both sad and furious]]. But as he died, [[HeroicSacrifice he fought]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Attila}} fought to them]] off. [[OneManArmy Fought them all off.]] Saved us all, and left a strong son. He was the reason why these guns you are so proud of were manufactured, why your huts are not just more sand and branches. So be quiet. He was ten times the fighter you'll ever be."



* PoliceAreUseless

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* StronglyWordedLetter: His, uh, [[NonActionGuy "Weapon"]] [[WeaponOfChoice of Choice]].

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* StronglyWordedLetter: His, uh, [[NonActionGuy "Weapon"]] [[WeaponOfChoice "Weapon" of Choice]].


-->"Shut up! You did not know Rome! [[YoungGun When he was young, he was a fighter]]; [[HadToBeSharp he had to be]]. In his prime, he was a fighter; [[TheAce he was the best, unstoppable, and so much more]]. [[OldSoldier And when he was old...]] [[{{Determinator}} he was]] [[BadassGrandpa still a fighter]]. Yes, he may have abandoned you, just as he abandoned my brother and I. [[ParentalAbandonment When he died, we were both sad and furious]]. But as he died, [[HeroicSacrifice he fought]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Attila}} to th]][[TheScourgeOfGod em]] off. [[OneManArmy Fought]] [[BossRush them]] [[MultiMookMelee ALL]] [[AllOfThem off.]] Saved us all, and left a strong son. He was the reason why these guns you are so proud of were manufactured, why your huts are not just more sand and branches. So be quiet. He was ten times the fighter you'll ever be."

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-->"Shut up! You did not know Rome! [[YoungGun When he was young, he was a fighter]]; [[HadToBeSharp he had to be]]. In his prime, he was a fighter; [[TheAce he was the best, unstoppable, and so much more]]. [[OldSoldier And when he was old...]] [[{{Determinator}} he was]] [[BadassGrandpa was still a fighter]]. Yes, he may have abandoned you, just as he abandoned my brother and I. [[ParentalAbandonment When he died, we were both sad and furious]]. But as he died, [[HeroicSacrifice he fought]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Attila}} to th]][[TheScourgeOfGod em]] them]] off. [[OneManArmy Fought]] [[BossRush them]] [[MultiMookMelee ALL]] [[AllOfThem Fought them all off.]] Saved us all, and left a strong son. He was the reason why these guns you are so proud of were manufactured, why your huts are not just more sand and branches. So be quiet. He was ten times the fighter you'll ever be."

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!!Kurds/Kurdistan
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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Some portrayals has depicted them this way in regards to Turkey, which is ironic since they are actually Iranian in origin.
* ArchEnemy: Ba'athist Iraq, Turkey and ISIS have been candidates since they tried to repress or straight up ''genocide'' them.
* CompositeCharacter: Representative of the Kurdish people regardless of country of origin.
* ChummyCommies: A typical portrayal by sympathetic artists, since they have an "socialist" reputation among Muslims.
* FightingForAHomeland: They are completely stateless and living in someone else's clay. They have campaigned to gain their own land since World War I.


** GeniusBruiser: As a result, this trope is the natural home of Prussia when he's not AxCrazy.



** ThoseTwoGuys



* VitriolicBestBuds: With California. They have oposite personalities and fight a lot but still hang out out the end of the day. [[spoiler:They also agree to split the other states after getting independence.]]

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* VitriolicBestBuds: With California. They have oposite opposite personalities and fight a lot but still hang out out the end of the day. [[spoiler:They also agree to split the other states after getting independence.]]



** Tunisia calls ISIS dinner. That is all.

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** Tunisia calls ISIS dinner. That is all.



* DependingOnTheWriter[=/=]DecompositeCharacter: While it is a ball in one comic like any other in most comics, Reddit treats it as an organisation ''in-universe'': a group of smaller balls (Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, Libya) wearing black headbands and engaging in acts of terrorism. Aside from [[NoSwastikas avoiding showing extremist imagery]], this also helps to explain why it keeps showing up - sometimes in one comic - while [[ActionBomb constantly exploding]].

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* DependingOnTheWriter[=/=]DecompositeCharacter: DependingOnTheWriter: While it is a ball in one comic like any other in most comics, Reddit treats it as an organisation ''in-universe'': a group of smaller balls (Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, Libya) wearing black headbands and engaging in acts of terrorism. Aside from [[NoSwastikas avoiding showing extremist imagery]], this also helps to explain why it keeps showing up - sometimes in one comic - while [[ActionBomb constantly exploding]].



** TheVoiceless: Sometimes he just doesn't speak and only expresses himself through emotions.
* SmallSecludedWorld: Is never seen leaving his frosty home and has little to no communication with other countries, thus fuelling his loneliness (although sometimes that's what he prefers).

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** TheVoiceless: Sometimes he just doesn't speak * SmallSecludedWorld: Is never seen leaving his frosty home and only expresses himself through emotions.has little to no communication with other countries, thus fueling his loneliness (although sometimes that's what he prefers).
* SmallSecludedWorld: Is never seen leaving his frosty home TheVoiceless: Sometimes he just doesn't speak and has little to no communication with other countries, thus fuelling his loneliness (although sometimes that's what he prefers).only expresses himself through emotions.



* AxCrazy

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* BiggerBad: Thanks to genocide and extreme racial prejudice, Nazi manages to be the only one to come off as worse than Reichtangle. Also leads to FridgeHorror since these two warmongering characters are the historical alter egos of {{Workaholic}} Germany, showing some pretty nasty HiddenDepths within him.
* BloodKnight

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* BiggerBad: Thanks to genocide and extreme racial prejudice, Nazi manages to be the only one to come off as worse than Reichtangle. Also leads to FridgeHorror since these two warmongering characters are the historical alter egos of {{Workaholic}} Germany, showing some pretty nasty HiddenDepths within him.
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* EvilCostumeSwitch.

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* GreaterScopeVillain: Thanks to genocide and extreme racial prejudice, Nazi manages to be the only one to come off as worse than Reichtangle. Also leads to FridgeHorror since these two warmongering characters are the historical alter egos of {{Workaholic}} Germany, showing some pretty nasty HiddenDepths within him.


* MadScientist: He may talk like hes an idiot but that doesn't stop him from building submarines and ironclads.
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Thinks slavery is awesome

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* MadScientist: He may talk like hes an idiot a hayseed, but that doesn't stop him from building submarines and ironclads.
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Thinks slavery is awesome awesome.
* SouthernFriedGenius: See the bit about submarines and ironclads under MadScientist above.


[[caption-width-right:310:Guten tag.]]

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!!England
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* BerserkButton: He doesn't like being called a city.
* CompositeCharacter: Cornwall and, less frequently, other countyballs make an appearance alongside or instead of the rest of England.
* FootballHooligans: Is very passionate about football and will often get violent and unruly if things don't go his way.
* TheLeader: As stated above, dominates the Union and is treated in much the same way as [=UK=], albeit with a greater tendency toward violence and swearing.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: He's terrified of Normandy.
* WorkingClassPeopleAreMorons: In comics that contrast him with the posh UK, he's generally portrayed as being rather dim.

!!Isle of Mann
* SpearCarrier: Appears exclusively for name puns, flag jokes and comics containing the entire Celtic or United Kingdom cast.

!!Northern Ireland
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* AxCrazy: Downplayed as he is not as murderous as the other examples of this trope, but he is already a pretty crazy one himself.
* BerserkButton: [[http://i.imgur.com/2v7jFRm.png Flags are a very touchy subject]] for him.
** He hates being confused with his neighbour Ireland.
* TheDitz: Out of all the countryballs on this page, he's portrayed as not being the brightest.
* PokemonSpeak: Talks like this in some comics; his most repeated words are "norn iron" (parodying the thick Northern Ireland accent) and "fleg".
* OneOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: The only part of the Union who can't speak proper English, in spite of him being UK's son.
* TheUnfavourite: UK seems to resent his inclusion the most out of all his regions.

!!Scotland
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* AntagonisticOffspring: Sometimes with UK.
* TheAlcoholic: Loves his whiskey a little too much.
* TheLancer: Complete with [[ViolentGlaswegian angsty violence]], cynicism, and a grumpy history with England.
* SitcomArchNemesis: England, although some comics portray it as a SiblingRivalry or [[VitriolicBestBuds vitriolic friendship]], both of which are fairly fashionable in the UK...
* TrademarkFavouriteFood: Haggis. [[{{Pun}} It doesn't come up often]].

!!Wales
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* AnimalMotifs: Dragons.
* BestialityIsDepraved: Sheep, of course.
* [[GratuitousForeignLanguage Gratuitous Welsh]]: Welsh is just mainstream enough to appear as one of Wales' habits without it being comprehensible to most people, although that said, an unusually large amount of writers who use it get it correct.
* TheUnintelligible: When speaking Welsh; comes close when speaking English as well, as seen by the fact that he is one of the only anglophone countryballs to use butchered grammar and spelling in some comics.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Averted with the Rebecca Riots.


* TheFundamentalist: [=ISIS=] believes in an medieval ultrafundamentalist Wahhabist Islam doctrine, which alienates and creeps out all other Islamic countries, even already fundamentalist Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia.

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* TheFundamentalist: [=ISIS=] believes in an a medieval ultrafundamentalist Wahhabist Islam doctrine, which alienates and creeps out all other Islamic countries, even already fundamentalist Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia.


* AxCrazy

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* AxCrazyAxCrazy: [=ISIS=] is ''extremely'' violent, and uses violence as the answer to every problem he faces.



* DarkIsEvil[=/=]LightIsNotGood: Has a black and white pattern.

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* DarkIsEvil[=/=]LightIsNotGood: DarkIsEvil: Has a black and white pattern.pattern, with black as the main body.



* TheFundamentalist

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* TheFundamentalistTheFundamentalist: [=ISIS=] believes in an medieval ultrafundamentalist Wahhabist Islam doctrine, which alienates and creeps out all other Islamic countries, even already fundamentalist Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia.



* KnightTemplar

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* KnightTemplarKnightTemplar: [=ISIS=] thinks that he's liberating the secular and modernized world from the evils of modernity.


!!The Reichtangle/The Fourth Reich

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!!The Reichtangle/The Fourth ReichReich/The German Empire


* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: He had a habit of switching sides whenever it looked like his erstwhile allies were getting too strong or started disrupting his trade.



* ProudMerchantRaceGuy: He was ''the'' trader to know in the eastern Mediterranean, and never let anyone forget it.

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* PayEvilUntoEvil: His role as leader in the Fourth Crusade is sometimes interpreted as vengeance for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massacre_of_the_Latins The Massacre of the Latins]].
* ProudMerchantRaceGuy: He was ''the'' trader to know in the eastern Mediterranean, and he never let anyone forget it.


* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Tends to be portrayed as extremely greedy and backstabbing. Just ask Byzantium

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* {{Archenemy}}: To fellow Maritime Republic Genoa.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Tends to be portrayed as extremely greedy and backstabbing. Just ask ByzantiumByzantium or Albania.




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* ProudMerchantRaceGuy: He was ''the'' trader to know in the eastern Mediterranean, and never let anyone forget it.
* TheRival: To all the other Italian Maritime Republics.

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!!Republic of Venice
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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Tends to be portrayed as extremely greedy and backstabbing. Just ask Byzantium
* GlassCannon: Was basically a city-state with several possessions in the Mediterranean Sea rather than a kingdom or an empire, yet it was one of the biggest competing superpowers in the region he operated.
* FriendlyEnemy: With the Ottoman Empire. They have been at war several times, but they [[http://polandball.wikia.com/wiki/File:Z7OzawW.png occasionally traded goods with each other]].
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: In many official Reddit comics, he is commonly depicted with tentacles.

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