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[JK] To Bonus or Not To Bonus?

Dita 1,812, 09:59 nga John Killah







I saw this, and I just laughed so hard I knew it fit

BREIF WARNING - THIS ARTICLE IS HUGE AND LONG WINDED, BUT TAKE YOUR TIME TO READ SO YOU DON'T MAKE A STUPID ARGUMENT IN THE COMMENTS

Good evening America! Yep, still not Serbia Jr thankgod.

I thought I’d take a bit of time between my last article and this one because I hate putting out content I consider subpar … although I think I peaked with the attack on Pizza. But then this topic landed in my lap and it got the few gears that still work in my brain going faster than ever.

This topic is probably one of the more divisive arguments in the eUS today, and who knows, maybe I can spur a bit more debate with this article. Just, keep it clean he? I wince when I see low blows.


BONUSES!

OH YES! Plato’s second favourite way of inciting war (First being playing on RL tensions … See: Eternal Balkans War). Everyone wants a strong economy … everyone wants lots of food and weapons … EVERYONE WANTS BONUSES! Those with a lot of companies love it when we have a lot of bonuses because their production goes through the roof and they can profit more from it. All the newbies like it because prices lower due to the enourmous influx of products on the market.

For a long time, I was a fan of bonuses. I, like the example above, loved being able to create a crap ton of products and raw materials that I could sell for thousands of dollars. I felt rich and that was a feeling that made me feel like I’d finally made it somewhere in this game where you can go from rags to riches and back to rags faster than Jimmy Savile can get hard seeing kids. (Too soon?)

But this game has a way of jading even the most optimistic players. This was round about the time I started to get deeper into the game and suddenly, what I thought I knew and understood took a darker turn and I became more cynical of things. Peoples actions weren’t always clear cut and rosy images weren’t so crystal.

Under the shiny veneer of promised prosperity, bonuses bring a dark side of their own … a dark side that doesn’t have cookies (THE HORROR!).

An existing threat grows

For a long time, the United States has been under a small, tiny PTO threat. Ajay has always had his sights set on the PotUS seat since he started playing this game (You’d of thought he’d give up after 3 years of constant failure and humiliation, but apparently, he must be a masochist among other things) but we always beat him back and laughed while doing it. He was always the one thing the nation could rally against whole heartedly.

Then we got the bonuses and our population exploded. Problem was, it wasn’t a baby boom … it was an immigration boom. Citizenship Passes aplenty and we looked such an attractive place to be. Commune holders from all over EDEN and TERRA flocked to us as we opened our arms to them to share our newfound prosperity. We were becoming richer and we wanted our allies to share in our bountiful wealth.

But beneath this, sinister people lurked and managed to infiltrate. Serbians … Hungarians … FYROMians … each of our enemies slowly began to get some of their people into the country, where they would either coalesce with the degenerate Pizza, or spread out to avoid detection considering the former was bound to get you noticed and shouted out against. As long as we had bonuses, they could build their numbers because they had the opportunity.


The game changer

And then Plato comes along. The Plato we all loved to hate on … with good reason considering how he’d dramatically changed the game we all loved into something we barely recognised. He came to us this time with the promise of a change to the political module. We were sceptical. All his previous “promise of big changes” had been pitiful at best.

But this was big … and bad.

Suddenly, we didn’t run congressional elections by states. We ran by parties alone and by the popular vote. In a nutshell … his one change had destroyed a major part of each Parties PAC Departments and given our enemies the big breakthrough they needed. Next thing you know, the AFA had formed and was in the Top 5. Despite our efforts, they couldn’t be stopped and they were guaranteed congressmen.

The age of the PTO was imminent.


BONUSLESS!

So the people in the government decided (before this luckily, but maybe a little too late) to drop bonuses we had gained. They saw the problem, they acted to try and remedy it. Of course, this is where the nation divided. Those that supported the governments actions understood their logic. And those that saw the logic, disagreed with it and gave their own counterargument as to why we should KEEP bonuses.

I’m sure I will be accused of being in bed with the elitists (Meh, I’ve been called an elitist, so bring on the accusations), but I still firmly stand by the fact we need to drop bonuses.

Haven’t you noticed that despite all the citizenship passes the AFA possessed, their share of congress barely increased by the dramatic amount it should of? They could probably c***-block important laws with the numbers they’re supposed to have … BUT THEY HAVEN’T.

Sure, it’s a combination of reasons – Not all of them are diehard PTOers who will tough it out. Some of them are tired of constantly being beaten back and as such ****ed off back to their homelands.

But a combination it is and you CANNOT deny that the losing of out bonuses has helped contribute to this. America is less attractive to bonus-seekers especially when their homelands have better bonuses than we do. Slowly we are stemming the PTO, we might manage to stop it, or we might fail, but this is where you guys come in.

I’m going to repeat my mantra (It seems to of become that) to not do this to support the elites. Trust me, you’ll find that this isn’t just about them. This is about saving our country. Lose a couple of bonuses for the medium term and allow us to put into practise safeguards to prevent things getting this bad again … or let the PTO win and lose the country, funds for newbies and our military ... for an indeterminable amount of time.

I know I’d rather be poorer than PTO’d. What about you?

Keep it chillin eAmerica!

JK







 

Komentet

John Killah
John Killah Dita 1,812, 10:00

First Denied because I don't mind being bonusless!

Israel Stevens
Israel Stevens Dita 1,812, 10:01

Not to bonus.

Kutluk Bilge Kul Bombacibaykus
Kutluk Bilge Kul Bombacibaykus Dita 1,812, 10:06

bonus to not

Slade Cash
Slade Cash Dita 1,812, 10:07

The resolve of America's enemies is weakening.

Dinnyin
Dinnyin Dita 1,812, 10:08

Seems like everywhere we turn, someone is trying to Bone-us.

el Seguis de MOMO
el Seguis de MOMO Dita 1,812, 10:09

to not bonus

menon111
menon111 Dita 1,812, 10:10

v

Elvis Lako
Elvis Lako Dita 1,812, 10:16

V+S ,great article even though I am not from eUSA

emdoublegee
emdoublegee Dita 1,812, 10:25

good stuff JK!

BeachBunny
BeachBunny Dita 1,812, 10:26

GO JOHN KILLAH

ErrOrka
ErrOrka Dita 1,812, 10:59

Supported. Also JK y u so handsome?

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 11:10

there was -300 votes this month, and AFA lost just 6. that means u lost 294. that means we rock xD

anyway, i will repeat what i said many times. AFA wont leave eUSA, cuz AFA is part of eUSA. Same is with PTOers. They are not here because of bonuses, but because of PTo..right?! So, stop screwing this Country over and over again. Let citizens live well like they deserve, and fight us fairly, on political playground...

i spoked with Cerb about this issue, and i hope this PotUS will be...

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 11:11

...smarter then last one.

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 11:15

p.s. do statistic, and show us result. we all want to se hoe many members every party lost....if u want i can do that. like i did when u said AFA have army of bots,a nd finally, we had under 10 bots as i remembers.

SO, PLS STOP LYING eAMERICANS, AND SHOW US NUMBERS, NOT JUST WORDS

John Killah
John Killah Dita 1,812, 11:17

The AFA is as American as sushi. Face the music and stop trying to warp peoples minds. AFA is and always will be a PTO group as long as you host them. Want to drop the moniker? Get rid of those who want to harm the country then MAYBE you can be this opposition group you seem to present yourself as.

Kemal Ergenekon
Kemal Ergenekon Dita 1,812, 11:18

Hanibal LA, you and your dishonorable gang will be purged out of this country.

Rona1d
Rona1d Dita 1,812, 11:21

we can't have bonuses until destroy the AFA threat to America

Syz2
Syz2 Dita 1,812, 11:27

"we can't have bonuses until destroy the AFA threat to America "
+1

Lets put them down so we can get our bonuses back.

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 11:28

JKtoday i spoked with Cerb trough igm asking where u guys will show sign of good will, cuz we showed many, and as i see, u just dont want to recognize that.

1. did Pfeiffer asked AFA to distance from CG and Ajay, and as u can see, there is no CG or Ajay in Congress. CG even left eUSA for good, and now he have eIreland cs i think.

2. non of rogue proposals was maden by AFAers in this term

i think those are more then enough reasons now u to show us u want to make piece here...

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 11:31

Pffeifer forbid his Commanders to supply soldiers who are in AFA. pls tell me is that dictatorship? those are guys, soldiers who fight for eUSA, and nobody dont have right to forbid or to dictate them their political orientation. They are US soldiers and if u blackmail them which party they should join, thats lame and non democratic.

we wont allow that.

next. u will say we didnt stoped with breaking IES procedure. right? and is aid we wills top that when we get public promise of Gov...

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 11:34

that PTO attempts in AFA will stop as long as we respect laws. if u dont think this is more then fair proposal, then gentlemans, i dont see the other way we working together for good of this Country.

we did our part of deal, for now, now its ur turn. we can always get back on our daily rutine...its jsut on u. we dont have profit from this, jsut u and US citizens.

last few weeks we constantly trying to improve situation in eUSA, but i dont see u do same.

John Killah
John Killah Dita 1,812, 11:39

A few weeks worth of good intentions will not change months and years of mistrust. You can not expect things to change how you want them with a few words and a tny amount of good show. You will need a long time of doing things within the framework we've always worked within before you earn the right to have a say in this country. And before you say it's a framework made by elitists, this was before them when they WEREN'T Elitists. If we can manage it, why can't you?

tecuvo
tecuvo Dita 1,812, 11:47

very nice review!

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 12:12

JK how i want ?! as i said, its same to me. i can fight u on this or that way. i just want piece and good for citizens, but this what we r talking about is game for two, not only for us. so if u want, lets play together. i dont want to epose my party on risk from another PTO attempt.

for now, i just want to calm down situation, but in future, we can work together, why not. but i will repeat, this is not game for just one side.

George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer Dita 1,812, 12:21

I’d rather be poorer than PTO’d.

ElvenCRO
ElvenCRO Dita 1,812, 12:41

Not to bonuses!

Mr. Swagg
Mr. Swagg Dita 1,812, 12:54

hannibal, all you can show is numbers, because your party is made of bots!

Technician
Technician Dita 1,812, 13:03

Serbs stayed
USA players that fight left

Oh come on you think I play for Politics, I love it if the Political module go away forever.

The game is only good for fighting and even that sucks.
I suspect 90% of so called tanks get gold to tank by cheating.

I am sick of politics, check out the name of my Party.

Rona1d
Rona1d Dita 1,812, 13:13

Anarchist from far right ,what a fail is that?

mda1994
mda1994 Dita 1,812, 13:15

I wish we could have 0 bonuses!!

Thedillpickl
Thedillpickl Dita 1,812, 13:19

Hanibal LA
Day 1,812, 11:28
"1. did Pfeiffer asked AFA to distance from CG and Ajay, and as u can see, there is no CG or Ajay in Congress. CG even left eUSA for good, and now he have eIreland cs i think."

LOL Yeah, I see where RGR is mostly on his own and he's not in Congress. I have no doubt that AFA will never run Ajay for PotUS either. He's toast.

I told him that when the PTO was in full swing that you guys would throw him under the bus. He thought he was your king. Poor Ajay failed.

Syz2
Syz2 Dita 1,812, 13:28

"1. did Pfeiffer asked AFA to distance from CG and Ajay, and as u can see, there is no CG or Ajay in Congress. CG even left eUSA for good, and now he have eIreland cs i think.

2. non of rogue proposals was maden by AFAers in this term

i think those are more then enough reasons now u to show us u want to make piece here... "

Reasons? That would expected of you if you care for eUSA in the slightest. Its not like you did anything nice, just what is expected of a decent citizen.

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 13:32

Swagg wtf. i just talked about that issue and u...hahaha..pls, just take a look on my last postelections article and came back

Thedillpickl
Thedillpickl Dita 1,812, 13:36

REMEMBER FOLKS:

If Hanibal says it then it simply has to be true. Just like every thing on You Tube is true. You know peoplez on the internets would never lie!

BRAWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA...

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 13:46

Syz2 we expect same from the other side. do u know why i started all this. because the other side didnt and dont respect their citizens, their voters, me....

now, they must show they wanat...hmm..i know they want best to eUSA, but they must prove they are capable to lead this Country. so far i didnt see proofs for that. when they prove that, AFA will get out of eUSA political scene...

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 13:50

TDP dont talk all what came on ur mind but read first. i amke clear stats there, so take a look or stfu

Thedillpickl
Thedillpickl Dita 1,812, 14:01

Propaganda...

Just sayin'.

Juana Sycaeus
Juana Sycaeus Dita 1,812, 14:10

F**k bonus! We need NE only!

5440
5440 Dita 1,812, 14:15

2 bonus plz

George S. Patton Jr
George S. Patton Jr Dita 1,812, 14:26

To bone or not to bone that is the question

X.O.X.O
X.O.X.O Dita 1,812, 14:31

i see just 2 stuff .1 you make very good place grow up import economic.2 you still think that Bonus are very importan to enemys>? LOL....see in Poland and Russia Brazilia or Hungary they have fix them economic, block incomink supplies and this have fix all stuf . Yes you have alredy do that more that month and nothing have change, just make enemy sttronger. maybe nedd find other way?

Thorin II Oakenshield
Thorin II Oakenshield Dita 1,812, 14:34

Why are some scared of political opposition?

Why eAmerica can't deal with the problem without hurting her citizens?

And btw, how did all this people called the PTOers showed up at first? Did we trust certain individuals we shouldn't have? Go some time back and check who approved ton of this people (inci) and who let all that happen? o0

Thorin II Oakenshield
Thorin II Oakenshield Dita 1,812, 14:34

...just asking... : )

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 14:40

XOXO thats whole point some guys here dont understand...

Hanibal LA
Hanibal LA Dita 1,812, 14:41

and NIkola explained a lot...just +1

Kemal Ergenekon
Kemal Ergenekon Dita 1,812, 15:31

Balkan Balkan Balkan !! Balkan Balkan ?? Injustice !! We Is Americans !! Balkan Balkan ...

DokJon
DokJon Dita 1,812, 16:13

Not to Bonus.

jadiv
jadiv Dita 1,812, 16:32

lets give whole country away, no bonuses to divide us! \o/

Leather Neck
Leather Neck Dita 1,812, 17:18

When this first started I was against it, but it turns out to be helping. So, not to bonus.

Hanibal's circular logic is getting soundly defeated.

I LOL'd to see Hanibal saying they 'do good things' by not screwing up proposals or kicking derps to the curb. I guess as a real american I see those as every day things that should be done by people who actually like this country.

Tony Rumor
Tony Rumor Dita 1,813, 23:08

Voted.

 
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