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  • Several of the daily issue's can have unexpected and funny results such as:
    Following new legislation in [country's name] Max Barry is this year's Miss [country's name]!
    Following new legislation in [country's name] crowds of flag-burning protesters tend to accidentally become crowds of burning protesters.
    Following new legislation in [country's name] elevator music has been replaced by thrash metal played at maximum volume.
    Following new legislation in [country's name] the [country's name] Enquirer offers weekly cash prizes for 'most blasphemous song, story, or cartoon'.
    Following new legislation in [country's name] the military frequently holds bake sales to raise funds.
    Following new legislation in [country's name] there have been reports of people marrying housepets.
    Following new legislation in [country's name] the nation's diplomatic missives are now delivered via sniper rifle.
  • The "What's In A Name?" daily issue is hilarious.
    "Its none of the government's business what I name my daughter!" says Follicle Rainbow Gooseknob, cradling [expletive deleted] in her arms.
    • The "Wipe Out Graffiti?" daily issue is also pretty funny.
    "I don't see what's so bad," comments Buffy Smith, a famous art critic. "This is urban art at its finest. It's vibrant, colorful, and simply reeks of culture! Just look at the form displayed in this string of racist expletives! Wonderful. Simply wonderful."
    • The "Dangerously Cheesy" issue, where people throw cheese at unpopular politicians, has the two relatively normal options of either allowing the populace to express themselves that way, or arresting those people and the author of the political cartoon responsible. And then there's this...
    "Arrrrrgh!" screams lactose-intolerant Anne-Marie Patel, a member of the public safety board, as incoming rounds of mature gouda smash the windows and claim the suits of several nearby advisors. "As I've been saying for many years now, cheese is a dangerous weapon in the wrong hands and should be outlawed. Ban all cheese now, and enforce it!"
  • The addition of the new Health and Environment catagories to the World Assembly has to be read to be believed. And then there's the closing paragraph:
    Interviewed on the effect of the new WA category on life, the universe and everything, a sober sapient found dancing quietly in the Strangers Bar said it would undoubtedly cure cancer, end the Spon Plague in Upper Examplestan, stop Ponies getting stones in their hooves and turn the tide in the recurrent zombie infestations.

    "I can very confidently predict that it will improve the world, one Resolution at a time," he said, disappearing into a nearby blue police box.
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  • One Issue Chain states that your nation is having problems with another. Many of the options are unique...except for one guy, who, in every Issue, simply asks if you can nuke them. The consequences of actually nuking them aren't as funny.
  • There is an issue that discusses public nudity. There are three options. The first keeps things relatively normal. The second makes clothing optional. The third, however, makes nudity mandatory.
  • The local newspapers after an issue is resolved. Which contain a random headline and picture. Such as "Local cow escapes paddock" above a picture of a mushroom cloud.
    • How about "Parents Teach Preschoolers Pre-Emptive Strike Doctrine" with the picture showing a Sniper Rifle? Strike Doctrine indeed.
  • There is a recursive issue, complete with Droste Image, which complains about "poorly thought out, redundant, and otherwise trivial issues", which is, of course, poorly thought out, redundant, and otherwise trivial.

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