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WHPR Day 1504 - Commemorating 1000 Days

Day 1,504, 08:08 Published in USA USA by James S. Brady Press Room
White House Press Room - Day 1504


Dateline: Monday January 2, 2012 (Day 1504)
Location: White House Press Room


Henry "Pfeiffer" Arundel recalls the inception and development of the White House Press Room.

The James S. Brady Press Room was opened for business on 7 April 2009, during the scrabman Presidency. As of today, Day 1504, it is 1000 days old (the first publication came a day later, on Day 505). To commemorate this occasion, we will be looking back on the origins of this organization.

scrabman opened the Press Room and immediately put it to work both as a tool of his Administration, and his political agenda. At the time scrabman was at the helm of both the eUS and the United States Workers Party, then and now the largest party in the country. There was an alliance of sorts between the USWP and the AAP (the number three party), meaning that the number two party, the Libertarians, were constantly the opposition party. Their most vocal leader of the time was Claire Littleton. Claire was a real pain in the ass to basically everyone (even her own party), but that was what made her so effective. She set into scrabman and his administration at every turn.

What is a President to do when faced with a crazy bitch who enjoys writing 50% troll, 50% political hit pieces? Obviously, you make her the first White House Press Secretary.

This effectively silenced the loudest voice from the largest opposition party, because Claire couldn't possibly write about how evil the Administration was while serving as its primary spokesperson. That left sixth parties and kyle321n (lolkyle) as the only active opposition to scrabman, and allowed him to run the table for more than 4 months.

While the early releases from the Press Room focused on domestic affairs and the training wars with the Irish, the paper evolved in the months to come under Presidents Harrison Richardson and Emerick. Regular war reporting and rah-rah America pieces directed people to the DoD orders, military recruitment forms, and the old eUS Battle Orders script.

The Press Room has evolved over the years, but it is still the single best record we have of our national history. It shows the ups and downs, the most historic occasions, and chronicles the events that shaped generations of eAmericans. For those of you who go to flip through the pages of the archives, the original Press Release has since been overwritten by a past Administration, but messages have been sent to the remaining members of the scrabman Administration in an attempt to get it restored.

Now that we've all learned a little bit more about 2009, all of us here at the White House, oldfag and newfag alike, leave you with a charge for the year. Always remember our history as a country, the men and women who built it, and then push forward. Forge a new path. Find the aspect of the game you enjoy the most and dive into it 110%. This game is what you make of it; this country is what we build together.

While most of you will probably recognize this line from Dead Poet's Society rather than the original work, Henry David Thoreau wrote the line I'll leave you with:

“I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately, I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to put to rout all that was not life and not when I had come to die discover that I had not lived.”

These are our "woods". Live your life.

Live deliberately, America.


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The White House and the Office of the President of the United States owes a debt of gratitude to the dedicated players who created the White House Press Room, and to all who have worked in it for nearly three years.
Thank you, Pfeiffer, for your own efforts in bringing this presentation to the current generation of players.


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Henry "Pfeiffer" Arundel
White House Press Corps Guest Writer
Prince Henry, Duke of Norfolk, Earl of Arundel, Royal Cool Dude.
Governor General of the Colonies
Chancellor and Lord High Protector of the Realm

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Comments

James S. Brady Press Room
James S. Brady Press Room Day 1,504, 08:08

The White House and the Office of the President of the United States owes a debt of gratitude to the dedicated players who created the White House Press Room, and to all who have worked in it for nearly three years.

MR11
MR11 Day 1,504, 08:19

voted

Trogdorthetroll100
Trogdorthetroll100 Day 1,504, 08:23

Nice chronicle, voted

Henry Pfeiffer Arundel
Henry Pfeiffer Arundel Day 1,504, 08:27

Hoover.

Fitting.

daasd
daasd Day 1,504, 08:35

v+s dank

Oblige
Oblige Day 1,504, 08:39

We are obliged to thank our revived Media Department and our dedicated Press Corps.

Artela
Artela Day 1,504, 08:46

Nice article

voted

Samuel Seabury
Samuel Seabury Day 1,504, 08:57

Hmmh

Norbengo
Norbengo Day 1,504, 09:06

I shouted this : D

3mBaRg0
3mBaRg0 Day 1,504, 09:07

like the look of the links at the bottom... yes, pictures are prettier but the simplistic look is far better imo.

Nice article and I agree. Whether you liked all the people who wrote the WHPR in the past, its a great way to gauge how the month was going and it is always fun to look back and see what has occurred.

Nosyt
Nosyt Day 1,504, 09:08

~hyuu~

Mister Y
Mister Y Day 1,504, 09:12

A good work.

Oblige
Oblige Day 1,504, 09:15

@Speedcat - thank Custer for our classier layout.

Kooguy
Kooguy Day 1,504, 09:23

Voted.

Myst Forever
Myst Forever Day 1,504, 09:37

Reading this made me feel sad and apprehensive.

I hope that you're successful in retrieving the original data for the lost issues. I hope that someone as brilliant as Claire or Claire herself, returns one day to hound you all with her cutting wit and sensuality. Sad because I think the chances for either of those happening are slim.

I hope that you're staying for awhile longer. Apprehensive because I can't imagine eRep without you.

o7

Animis
Animis Day 1,504, 09:44

Excellent Article, WHPR is da bomb!

Thank you

ps: agrees w/ myst, misses Claire's fire and for those old fgts who remember her; I miss Astra Kat as well.

Pope Jude the First
Pope Jude the First Day 1,504, 11:16

eNPR Oval Office Radio will be hosting a Presidential debate, live on the air this Tuesday night at 19:00 eRep (10 Eastern, 7 Pacific). Executive Producer Jude Connors asks that you send him questions you want asked of the candidates.

Jelly9473
Jelly9473 Day 1,504, 11:18

I've been subscribed to this paper almost as long as I've been playing this game

Schem
Schem Day 1,504, 11:27

nice layout, good article.

Henry Pfeiffer Arundel
Henry Pfeiffer Arundel Day 1,504, 12:23

I can never die (again) Myst. Someone has to stick around from the 'old guard'.

jerseygirldani
jerseygirldani Day 1,504, 15:41

Great article, Pfeiffer.

Jamarcus
Jamarcus Day 1,504, 15:55

I remember giving scrabman hell just for the fun of it. Good times.

CII venom
CII venom Day 1,504, 17:03

When i started playing in december 09 i remember the AAP being over 2000 members and the USWP only a bit over 1000.

portcolumbus
portcolumbus Day 1,504, 18:01

Long live the White House Press Releases!

Myst Forever
Myst Forever Day 1,504, 19:10

k my faith is restored. \o/

Gagon The Great Cajeta Lover
Gagon The Great Cajeta Lover Day 1,504, 19:54

>pfeiffer

stopped reading right there

Chance Harrison
Chance Harrison Day 1,504, 20:23

^^^^ This.

Gant tommy
Gant tommy Day 1,505, 01:59

Autism speaks. America, do you listen?

 
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