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[UKRP] Sad Irony of elections (FREE GIVE AWAY!)

Day 1,811, 13:05 by Jamie2721

So once again we have another massively exciting election upon us (plus 1 point if you noticed sarcasm. Didn't know it was a quiz? Tough).

We see two sides battling it out for days, if not weeks telling us about how much they love new players, why they should vote for them yada yada yada. The truth is they will spend more on buying votes for articles telling you how much they'll help new players than they actually will on ....helping new players. And then they moan about Plato when young players leave.


footage of the what i imagine a debate between Goku, erm i mean Richard, and Talon would look like

Free Give Away you say?

At UKRP, we thought about buying votes for an article. But then we thought what if we actually used that money to help newer players rather than feed our own egos.

That's why if you're under level 30, and are a citizen of eUK all you have to do is post a comment and i will send you 5 Q7 tanks and 100 Q1 food

Are you in TUP? Doesn't matter
Are you in UKPP? Doesn't matter
Are you in ESO? Doesn't matter
Are you in (insert your party's name here)? Doesn't matter

Why does it not matter? Because we want to support all new players.

We're not even running a candidate for President this month. Helping new players is just what we do.

So if you're tired of seeing bellies (no offence Lauren, i thought yours was very nice) and tits (no offence goku, you had a couple of smashing points) then why not consider the UK Reform Party if you're ever looking for a new party.


I apologize in advance to all the new players who will not see this because of all the silly tit for tat articles being bought by a couple of people who think that you want to spend you're time listening to what they have to say.

We recognize you don't, and instead of ending my message with VOTE FOR XXX i will instead say to you, ENJOY THE FIREWORKS!!!



Thanks for reading,
Jamie2721

 

Comments

Bernard Hoffington
Bernard Hoffington Day 1,811, 13:09

Voted o>

Pat Harper
Pat Harper Day 1,811, 13:10

It has cats... IMMEDIATE VOTE!

BigAnt
BigAnt Day 1,811, 13:14

voted

Black Baroness
Black Baroness Day 1,811, 13:18

good article Jamie2721 !
v +s o/

Alphabethis
Alphabethis Day 1,811, 13:29

voted and excellent idea. I was thinking the same, Goku, Appleby, Talon,... all of them have spend literally thousands of GBP into stupid self promoting. And yes, I've never bought, and I always say new players should be the absolute priority. A very strong NHS(not privately funded, but rather generous state funding).

dmgd
dmgd Day 1,811, 13:33

v&s

helpmeslack
helpmeslack Day 1,811, 13:44

voted for 'Are you in (insert your party's name here)? Doesn't matter'

Lord Lewis Cromwell
Lord Lewis Cromwell Day 1,811, 13:54

At last something Alpha and I can agree on! Voted (and found it quite funny in points, too)!

gary rents
gary rents Day 1,811, 14:14

voted mate

Thedark ace
Thedark ace Day 1,811, 14:15

Great article, great initiative too

alexg737
alexg737 Day 1,811, 14:17

Hahaha this made me laugh Jamie. Would be nice for the vote buying to die down after the elections to give everyone a chance to post an article and get it read.

Chemical Chaos
Chemical Chaos Day 1,811, 15:09

i like fireworks

Rory Winterbourne
Rory Winterbourne Day 1,811, 15:10

hehe great article, you so funky you should be in a different MU ; )

Elle Roslin
Elle Roslin Day 1,811, 15:25

If you need any more food or tanks to fill requests I would be more than willing to help out!

Malkaiser
Malkaiser Day 1,811, 15:26

This is your party spokesman feeding his own ego with a vote bought article today:
http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/talon-for-cp-2150560/1/20
Shame that couldn't go to new players!

You do have a good point and I will be looking at ways to lessen the money spent on votes next month. I will say that what we spent is nothing compared to what New Players will get from the game via Military Medals suich as Patriot if Richard Feist wins.

Danie Fox
Danie Fox Day 1,811, 15:30

Talon hasn't bought any votes actually. There are currently two training wars if anyone is looking for a patriot medal.

CrispyDragon
CrispyDragon Day 1,811, 16:06

I quite enjoyed this article. Great work! o7

Rory Winterbourne
Rory Winterbourne Day 1,811, 16:31

Goku if you'd have donate all the money you wasted on vote buying to the NHS the UK would be able to offer new players a lot more

Bohemond4
Bohemond4 Day 1,811, 19:28

great read! I agree, buying votes has to stop. People who see no shame in it need to realise its just silly. Though, for his faults, Talon has not bought any votes for the campaign. He bought them once in the latest round of shenanigans to get his important message out that was to do with the war(s) rather than 'vote for me!!!'

There has been vote buying, sadly, and this really should stop.

Samoss The Great
Samoss The Great Day 1,812, 00:54

voted

Jamie2721
Jamie2721 Day 1,812, 05:09

Thanks Elle, but as you can see it's not really going to cost me much ha. Appreciate the offer though

And thanks for all the nice comments

Sexagenarian
Sexagenarian Day 1,812, 07:05

Voted

John Rupert Miranda
John Rupert Miranda Day 1,812, 08:50

Voted!! o/

Sigfred Zachariasen
Sigfred Zachariasen Day 1,812, 09:00

Good article, but you would need to buy 300 votes to get into top 5 with this.
Sorry state of eUK ye?

posidon303
posidon303 Day 1,812, 09:07

does that include 30 and under jamie if so some tanks would be nice!

Malkaiser
Malkaiser Day 1,812, 09:09

Danie Fox I wasn't saying anything about Talon!

Caers Mane
Caers Mane Day 1,812, 09:23

\o/ You are a sweetie Jamie. Lvl 28 here.

Danie Fox
Danie Fox Day 1,812, 09:24

I know. That part was a reply to:

" I was thinking the same, Goku, Appleby, Talon,... all of them have spend literally thousands of GBP into stupid self promoting."

above you

Malkaiser
Malkaiser Day 1,812, 09:53

Again though, while that is a good point I don't have a choice.

Cindy021
Cindy021 Day 1,812, 10:54

thank you, this is very nice of you

Steve021s
Steve021s Day 1,812, 11:20

voted

Jamie2721
Jamie2721 Day 1,812, 14:27

Supplies sent

Charlottay
Charlottay Day 1,812, 15:38

Voted

Cindy021
Cindy021 Day 1,813, 00:55

They were sent? ok thanks

Baradate
Baradate Day 1,813, 01:54

voted

asecondchance
asecondchance Day 1,813, 05:55

voted

Jimbobfrey
Jimbobfrey Day 1,813, 07:51

voted - this is a great article

T White II
T White II Day 1,813, 08:23

sub 75

nathaner
nathaner Day 1,813, 09:42

great article

Adastros
Adastros Day 1,813, 13:07

VotedVoted

Jamie2721
Jamie2721 Day 1,815, 10:08

more sent


and thanks again

 
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