- Eternal September: The NationStates General forum (which is mainly a political discussion forum) has its own version of the original phenomenon - every summer, the forum gets a deluge of new posters with far-right views.
- The Wiki Rule: The site has a dedicated Wiki for all member nations to expand on their nations here. Some nations break away and create a Wiki solely for their nation.
- Follow the Leader: Several regions, such as Europeia, adopted a fully democratic system to simulate a government, and other regions have copied this system because of its success.
- New nations will sometimes have a striking similarity to movies that have come out recently (and some old nations take from popular culture as well, without much alteration in many cases)
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