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[[http://www.erepublik.com/en eRepublik]] bills itself as the "first massive online social strategy game" and what it is is best thought of as the result of a drunken night between Website/{{Facebook}}, ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', ''TabletopGame/{{Risk}}'', and a college economics class. Players are citizens of a country, where they can vote in elections, work at companies, buy products, starve if they don't eat food, write newspaper articles, move to other countries (but not vote unless they gain citizenship), and fight in battles.

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[[http://www.''[[http://www.erepublik.com/en eRepublik]] eRepublik]]'' bills itself as the "first massive online social strategy game" and what it is is best thought of as the result of a drunken night between Website/{{Facebook}}, ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', ''TabletopGame/{{Risk}}'', and a college economics class. Players are citizens of a country, where they can vote in elections, work at companies, buy products, starve if they don't eat food, write newspaper articles, move to other countries (but not vote unless they gain citizenship), and fight in battles.


* BerserkButton: One day, BigNameFan and great American troll Emerik decided to create an article in Serbia about the glorious independent country that is Kosovo. The ensuing InternetBackdraft crashed computers, because they could not handle all the 1,000 pissed off Serbian comments proclaiming "Kosovo is Serbia!" A lot of non-Serbian players just mention Kosovo to troll now, and it always provokes a reaction.

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* BerserkButton: One day, BigNameFan and great American troll Emerik decided to create an article in Serbia about the glorious independent country that is Kosovo. The ensuing InternetBackdraft backlash crashed computers, because they could not handle all the 1,000 pissed off Serbian comments proclaiming "Kosovo is Serbia!" A lot of non-Serbian players just mention Kosovo to troll now, and it always provokes a reaction.


* HeterosexualLifePartners: The "Brolliance" between the USA and Canada is formalized by [[http://wiki.erepublik.com/index.php/Contract:Brolliance a (legally-binding in-game) treaty]] has article 3 which states "Both countries agree to [[RickRoll never give up on each other, never let each other down, and never run around or desert one another]]."

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: The "Brolliance" between the USA and Canada is formalized by [[http://wiki.erepublik.com/index.php/Contract:Brolliance a (legally-binding in-game) treaty]] has article 3 which states "Both countries agree to [[RickRoll [[JustForFun/{{Rickroll}} never give up on each other, never let each other down, and never run around or desert one another]]."


* YouFailEconomicsForever: Too many examples by both players and admins to list.

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* YouFailEconomicsForever: ArtisticLicenseEconomics: Too many examples by both players and admins to list.



* YouFailGeographyForever: The admins have to periodically go in and fix borders during war after one country finds out that two regions, e.g. Kansas and Nebraska, don't share a border for some reason. Occasionally one region will border a second, but the second won't border the first.

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* YouFailGeographyForever: ArtisticLicenseGeography: The admins have to periodically go in and fix borders during war after one country finds out that two regions, e.g. Kansas and Nebraska, don't share a border for some reason. Occasionally one region will border a second, but the second won't border the first.


* Website/SomethingAwful: As mentioned above, the Goons have fun with occasional raids on the game. They were really good at stealing national elections, to the point that an entire alliance was formed to fight them. And then they left, but the alliance remained. At least, that's the official propaganda-laden eHistory on the wiki, which is about as good a source anyone'll get unless they were there.


* Website/ImageBoards: There have been countless raids from the Goons, /v/ and /b/tards. Some even stuck around once the raid momentum died away. One became the most JustForFun/MadeOfWin president the eUS has ever seen.


* MisplacedNationalism: Both averted and played straight. Played straight? Easy to see coming; no explanation necessary. Aversions? Countries very much amenable to each other in real life (e.g. US and UK, or Poland and Hungary) are on opposite sides of the major alliances. Countries that may get mighty tense with each other in real life (e.g. China and the US) can be on very chummy terms in-game.


* Website/ImageBoards: There have been countless raids from the Goons, /v/ and /b/tards. Some even stuck around once the raid momentum died away. One became the most MadeOfWin president the eUS has ever seen.

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* Website/ImageBoards: There have been countless raids from the Goons, /v/ and /b/tards. Some even stuck around once the raid momentum died away. One became the most MadeOfWin JustForFun/MadeOfWin president the eUS has ever seen.


* FunWithAcronyms: Between the Erepublik Defence & Economy Network and People of Earth Associated under Common Excellence: [[LeftBehind Global Community]], it used to be easier to name the alliances that ''weren't'' crazy acronyms. [=ALAs=], for all Ententes and Phoenixes, we can say Sol long to that era.

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* FunWithAcronyms: Between the Erepublik Defence & Economy Network and People of Earth Associated under Common Excellence: [[LeftBehind [[Literature/LeftBehind Global Community]], it used to be easier to name the alliances that ''weren't'' crazy acronyms. [=ALAs=], for all Ententes and Phoenixes, we can say Sol long to that era.


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The Facebook aspect comes in as citizens can post "shouts" ([[{{Twitter}} in 140 characters or less]]) and declare other citizens "friends".

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The Facebook aspect comes in as citizens can post "shouts" ([[{{Twitter}} ([[Website/{{Twitter}} in 140 characters or less]]) and declare other citizens "friends".


** Though one ''glorious'' (totally intentional) example can be found in the InsaneTrollLogic put forth by one of the Website/ImageBoard {{Troll}}s some time ago ([[http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/1054799/1/20 here]]). Delivered ''so'' deadpan.

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** Though one ''glorious'' (totally intentional) example can be found in the InsaneTrollLogic put forth by one of the Website/ImageBoard ImageBoard {{Troll}}s some time ago ([[http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/1054799/1/20 here]]). Delivered ''so'' deadpan.


** Though one ''glorious'' (totally intentional) example can be found in the InsaneTrollLogic put forth by one of the ImageBoard {{Troll}}s some time ago ([[http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/1054799/1/20 here]]). Delivered ''so'' deadpan.

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** Though one ''glorious'' (totally intentional) example can be found in the InsaneTrollLogic put forth by one of the ImageBoard Website/ImageBoard {{Troll}}s some time ago ([[http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/1054799/1/20 here]]). Delivered ''so'' deadpan.



* ImageBoards: There have been countless raids from the Goons, /v/ and /b/tards. Some even stuck around once the raid momentum died away. One became the most MadeOfWin president the eUS has ever seen.

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* ImageBoards: Website/ImageBoards: There have been countless raids from the Goons, /v/ and /b/tards. Some even stuck around once the raid momentum died away. One became the most MadeOfWin president the eUS has ever seen.


[[http://www.erepublik.com/en eRepublik]] bills itself as the "first massive online social strategy game" and what it is is best thought of as the result of a drunken night between {{Facebook}}, ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', ''{{Risk}}'', and a college economics class. Players are citizens of a country, where they can vote in elections, work at companies, buy products, starve if they don't eat food, write newspaper articles, move to other countries (but not vote unless they gain citizenship), and fight in battles.

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[[http://www.erepublik.com/en eRepublik]] bills itself as the "first massive online social strategy game" and what it is is best thought of as the result of a drunken night between {{Facebook}}, Website/{{Facebook}}, ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', ''{{Risk}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Risk}}'', and a college economics class. Players are citizens of a country, where they can vote in elections, work at companies, buy products, starve if they don't eat food, write newspaper articles, move to other countries (but not vote unless they gain citizenship), and fight in battles.


* BannedInChina: Access to the site for Iranians was cut off during the reformist protests of 2009 because of the election in the country. They have had continued server problems since then.



* FanNickname: During the American invasion of China and American liberation of China from Hungary, most Chinese regions got nicknames. Heilongjiang is usually referred to as HelloKitty.



* TheWikiRule: [[http://wiki.erepublik.com/ Located here]].

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