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Nation States: A very simple but fun online political simulation game

[Note: This review was written by Adrian, the Freeware Elite. Visit his tech blog at: Freeware Elite.com]

Version Tested: 1.0 (final version)NationStates nation main screen

Description: NationStates is an online political simulation game that is totally free, unlike Soccer Manager in which you can buy gold accounts. You can create different nations with strange prefixes (Republic, Dominion, People’s Republic, Most Serene Kingdom, etc.) and manage them through your browser.

There is also something called the World Assembly, which is similar to the United Nations, but has a whole lot more countries (around 11000) and different “regions” which can be freely chosen. However, the World Assembly membership is totally voluntary. Here are some more notes on this online game:NationStates create new nation

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[GG] GN’s Gutbuster Thursday. Volume 2.

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April Fool’s is just a couple days behind us, and I hope you all had a fantastic time pranking your friends or being pranked. I know I did! I’m sure many of you enjoyed being Rick Rolled.

As you know, it’s the first Thursday of the month, so this week’s Life post from GN will be themed for humor, and quite an appropriate week at that!

To mix in some tech, I give you a list of the latest virus definitions:

  1. The George Bush Virus – Causes your computer to keep looking for viruses of mass destruction.
  2. The John Kerry Virus – Reverses every position in your computer, each time you turn it on.
  3. The Ronald Reagan Virus – Saves your data, but forgets where it is stored.
  4. The George Bush Virus – Causes your computer to keep looking for viruses of mass destruction.
  5. The John Kerry Virus – Reverses every position in your computer, each time you turn it on.
  6. The Ronald Reagan Virus – Saves your data, but forgets where it is stored.
  7. The Clinton Virus – Gives you a permanent Hard Drive with NO memory.
  8. The Al Gore Virus – Causes your computer to just keep counting and re-counting.
  9. The Bob Dole (a.k.a. Viagra) Virus – Makes a new hard drive out of an old floppy.
  10. The Lewinsky Virus – Sucks all the memory out of your computer, then e-mails everyone about what it did.
  11. The Michael Jackson Virus – Attacks only minor files.
  12. The Arnold Schwarzenegger Virus – Terminates some files, leaves… but will be back!
  13. The Mike Tyson Virus – Quits after two bytes.
  14. The Oprah Winfrey Virus – Your 200 GB hard drive shrinks to 100 GB, then slowly expands to re-stabilize around 150 GB. The Ellen Degeneres Virus – Disks can no longer be inserted.
  15. The Prozac Virus – Totally screws up your RAM, but your processor doesn’t care.
  16. The Clinton Virus – Gives you a permanent Hard Drive with NO memory.
  17. The Al Gore Virus – Causes your computer to just keep counting and re-counting.
  18. The Bob Dole (a.k.a. Viagra) Virus – Makes a new hard drive out of an old floppy.
  19. The Lewinsky Virus – Sucks all the memory out of your computer, then e-mails everyone about what it did.
  20. The Michael Jackson Virus – Attacks only minor files.
  21. The Arnold Schwarzenegger Virus – Terminates some files, leaves… but will be back!
  22. The Mike Tyson Virus – Quits after two bytes.
  23. The Oprah Winfrey Virus – Your 200 GB hard drive shrinks to 100 GB, then slowly expands to re-stabilize around 150 GB. The Ellen Degeneres Virus – Disks can no longer be inserted.
  24. The Prozac Virus – Totally screws up your RAM, but your processor doesn’t care.

[ Source: The Manbottle Library, found by Crystal ]
I’ve recently began learning Visual Basic, a programming language that’s, well, basic! Thus, I have adapted some programmer mentalities. I hope this draws some of the wonderful programmers out there to our blog. 🙂

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[ Source: Props to http://www.xkcd.com for maintaining a hilarious web comic ]

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[ Source: Osnews.com Comics (they have plenty of other great comics!) ]

You can find more here: Osnews.com Comics Page 1

And here: Osnews.com Comics Page 2

Here is a business plan that absolutely, cannot fail. I’m seriously thinking about trying it : – )

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[ Source: CollegeHumor.com
Last, but most definitely not least, this one is a REAL gut buster. However, it requires that you finish all of your work and close all of your internet stuff, because only your undivided focus shall allow this mind blowing comedy get through. Have you closed everything but this tab? Finished your work? Remember – don’t worry, it won’t hurt.:

[[ The most famous comedic incident in the world ]]

Well loyal and casual readers of The Underground, thank you for joining me on another That’s GN humor post, and happy late April Fool’s day!

God speed, and Best wishes.

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