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Question: Should the Regions map be re-drawn?
Yes   -19 (63.3%)
No   -8 (26.7%)
who cares   -3 (10%)
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« on: May 15, 2012, 04:47:43 pm »
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Since so many seem to be entertaining themselves with the idea...

Is this something we want to pursue?
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2012, 04:51:37 pm »
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Yes, yes, absolutely yes.
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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2012, 04:52:16 pm »
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Yes- but the Northeast, IDS, and Mideast stay the same.
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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2012, 04:59:01 pm »
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Yes, but it depends on how they are redrawn. If it's done by current registration, there would have to be 3 regions as opposed to 4 or 5, due to the density of the Northeast.
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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2012, 05:08:03 pm »
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Yes absolutely. The Northeast and IDS should remain intact though.
Yes, but it depends on how they are redrawn. If it's done by current registration, there would have to be 3 regions as opposed to 4 or 5, due to the density of the Northeast.
They don't necessarily have to be equal, just balanced enough to function. Activity doesn't come from having numbers. Merging the Pacific and Midwest would give a large region with an inactive population.
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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2012, 05:08:38 pm »
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Yes- but the Northeast, IDS, and Mideast stay the same.

That isn't redrawing the regions map, that's redrawing a line between the Pacific and Midwest.
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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2012, 05:10:11 pm »
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I'm considering moving to the Midwest once I'm done with my term. You guys seem like you need a lot more activity, and in addition I really hate snow.
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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2012, 05:12:09 pm »
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I'm considering moving to the Midwest once I'm done with my term. You guys seem like you need a lot more activity, and in addition I really hate snow.

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I'm also considering a move to the Midwest if things in the ME don't pan out to my liking.
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« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2012, 05:23:54 pm »
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Yes- but the Northeast, IDS, and Mideast stay the same.

That isn't redrawing the regions map, that's redrawing a line between the Pacific and Midwest.

Which is the only thing that's really necessary.
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« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2012, 05:37:43 pm »
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I'm also considering a move to the Midwest if things in the ME don't pan out to my liking.

I'm considering moving to the Midwest once I'm done with my term. You guys seem like you need a lot more activity, and in addition I really hate snow.

Sorry guys, the two of you aren't allowed to do that until September.
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« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2012, 05:40:58 pm »
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It's been a long time since I've commented in Atlasia...

No. There's nothing wrong with the present map.
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« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2012, 05:41:44 pm »
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I'm also considering a move to the Midwest if things in the ME don't pan out to my liking.

I'm considering moving to the Midwest once I'm done with my term. You guys seem like you need a lot more activity, and in addition I really hate snow.

Sorry guys, the two of you aren't allowed to do that until September.

I know, I'm still planning to run for ME Assembly in July. The end of my term (if I were to be elected) would be in September.
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« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2012, 06:22:35 pm »
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I don't understand how you guys think the region map needs seriously redrawn, and then only want to redraw the two left-wing regions.

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« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2012, 06:29:08 pm »
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You people seem to forget what happened last time we attempted major political change, when we disbanded the RPP and JCP- and look at morass that's left us in.
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« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2012, 06:30:18 pm »
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I don't understand how you guys think the region map needs seriously redrawn, and then only want to redraw the two left-wing regions.



I agree, if that is as far as people are willing to go then this is the most pointless and counterproductive exercise possible.
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« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2012, 06:40:07 pm »
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Several of us have been talking about condensing the map into three regions for quite a while.  So obviously, I'd be a Yes.
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« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2012, 06:47:42 pm »
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Maybe do something like this:



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« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2012, 06:58:37 pm »
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I think it became too serious of an idea (pertaining to the last 24 hours of talk); I just like making maps. Smiley

They don't necessarily have to be equal, just balanced enough to function. Activity doesn't come from having numbers. Merging the Pacific and Midwest would give a large region with an inactive population.

True about the size/function, but I am curious as to what other way the regions could be divided without going off of numbers? Activity would be a great way to base it, but how exactly do you quantify that into the process?
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« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2012, 08:19:13 pm »
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Maybe do something like this:



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that east region would be huge.
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« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2012, 08:29:35 pm »
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Add SC, NC and VA to the green and IA, MO, AR and LA to the red?
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« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2012, 09:04:29 pm »
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here's another map I think could help with ideological diversity
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« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2012, 09:36:31 pm »
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Keeping 5 regions in this one:

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« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2012, 02:32:44 am »
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So, how about one of you Senate dudes actually propose an amendment that would do this?
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« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2012, 06:12:42 am »
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We could always descend into civil war and have that be the method of border adjustment.
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« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2012, 06:21:06 am »
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If these maps are the alternatives, I would rather just keep the regions as they are currently drawn.  Tongue
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