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Due to a personal request by PM by regular poster here, this scenario, from my recent list, will be done first. It is relatively far along on development. It was the first, and, as it turned out, last fully contested, multi-party, and free-and-fair election for the Volkskammer of the German Democratic Republic, in the wake of the Peaceful Revolution, the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the removal from power of Erich Honecker by Socialist Unity Party leadership, and lack of support for the East German government from Mikhail Gorbachev. More info will be up shortly, but I have to log for a few hours in a bit.

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Any interest here? I'm trying to move away from political debate, which always brings out the worst in me (as I'm sure you've all seen).

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1 minute ago, Patine said:

@WVProgressive @Dr. Insano @Sunnymentoaddict @vcczar @jvikings1 @Actinguy @SilentLiberty @Rodja @Conservative Elector 2 @NYrepublican @ThePotatoWalrus @Ido @Wiw @jnewt @HonestAbe @jdm06ltd

Any interest here? I'm trying to move away from political debate, which always brings out the worst in me (as I'm sure you've all seen).

I'm interested in some level for any new scenario if it is made well. I'm unlikely to have the time to be very helpful in the creation of it. I might test it out at some point. I think this scenario would be exciting for anyone interested in post-WWII German history or end of Cold War era history. 

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4 minutes ago, Patine said:

@WVProgressive @Dr. Insano @Sunnymentoaddict @vcczar @jvikings1 @Actinguy @SilentLiberty @Rodja @Conservative Elector 2 @NYrepublican @ThePotatoWalrus @Ido @Wiw @jnewt @HonestAbe @jdm06ltd

Any interest here? I'm trying to move away from political debate, which always brings out the worst in me (as I'm sure you've all seen).

Can't wait! K4E desperately needs more scenarios, especially ones based on real world elections, it seems the majority of the scenarios made for K4E are of fictional countries.

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2 hours ago, Patine said:

@WVProgressive @Dr. Insano @Sunnymentoaddict @vcczar @jvikings1 @Actinguy @SilentLiberty @Rodja @Conservative Elector 2 @NYrepublican @ThePotatoWalrus @Ido @Wiw @jnewt @HonestAbe @jdm06ltd

Any interest here? I'm trying to move away from political debate, which always brings out the worst in me (as I'm sure you've all seen).

Sure, tell me if you need any help with German sources.

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15 hours ago, Patine said:

Due to a personal request by PM by regular poster here, this scenario, from my recent list, will be done first. It is relatively far along on development. It was the first, and, as it turned out, last fully contested, multi-party, and free-and-fair election for the Volkskammer of the German Democratic Republic, in the wake of the Peaceful Revolution, the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the removal from power of Erich Honecker by Socialist Unity Party leadership, and lack of support for the East German government from Mikhail Gorbachev. More info will be up shortly, but I have to log for a few hours in a bit.

I'd love to see this election! Sadly I lack the knowledge  to offer anything of value to the scenario. 

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I think I might need a bit of help from @Conservative Elector 2 on something. Figuring out who were the actual leaders of two small parties within the East Germany at the time of the 1990 Volkskammer election is proving difficult to discern from what resources are available - which are all in German. Usually, though not at all fluent, I can get the rough and coarse gist of what's being said in German text, but it's so abbreviated in what I have available, that I can't quite make it out.

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2 hours ago, Patine said:

I think I might need a bit of help from @Conservative Elector 2 on something. Figuring out who were the actual leaders of two small parties within the East Germany at the time of the 1990 Volkskammer election is proving difficult to discern from what resources are available - which are all in German. Usually, though not at all fluent, I can get the rough and coarse gist of what's being said in German text, but it's so abbreviated in what I have available, that I can't quite make it out.

Sure, of which parties do you want to know the leaders? And which sources do you have already? You can also our message board, if it is still active in the PM section.

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Alright, this is mostly done, apart from grinding "virtual ridings" and a few other things that need adding and adjusting, which are:

-Two new leaders for each of two minor parties

-Adjustment to the issue stances in general and by certain parties, especially on the left, as, with several additional parties added, the PDS are no longer the furthest left on every issue

-Endorsers and interviewers

-Calculating how much an Eastern Mark was worth in 1990 for money co-efficients

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13 minutes ago, ThePotatoWalrus said:

Please remove me from the mailing list

Please remove yourself from the forum. Then maybe intelligent and dignified conversation can be had.

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I made a mistake taking @ThePotatoWalrus off of my ignore list. I have now rectified that. Now, on to constructive custom scenario creation projects, which is about the only way I don't get distracted with vehement soapbox screeds on these forums.

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Since I was not able to find these leaders, I would suggest you just put in a collective leadership with a default icon. 

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7 hours ago, Conservative Elector 2 said:

Since I was not able to find these leaders, I would suggest you just put in a collective leadership with a default icon. 

That may have to be done in the done, though it pains my OCD to do so. :(

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Alright, returning to this project - and a more productive use of my time - at this point I just have to verify and shift around party issue stances, determine regional issue centres, then endorsers and interviewers, calculate the working value of a 1990 Ost Mark, and then grind out ridings and balance the PR aspect. So, a statistical majority of the work has been done already.

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12 hours ago, Patine said:

@WVProgressive @Dr. Insano @Sunnymentoaddict @vcczar @jvikings1 @Actinguy @SilentLiberty @Rodja @Conservative Elector 2 @NYrepublican @ThePotatoWalrus @Ido @Wiw @jnewt @jdm06ltd @Hestia11 @servo75@TheLiberalKitten@Harris/Ernst 2020 @LegolasRedbard @victorraiders @lizarraba @Harris/Ernst 2020 @wolves @RI Democrat @TheMiddlePolitical

Alright, returning to this project - and a more productive use of my time - at this point I just have to verify and shift around party issue stances, determine regional issue centres, then endorsers and interviewers, calculate the working value of a 1990 Ost Mark, and then grind out ridings and balance the PR aspect. So, a statistical majority of the work has been done already.

Remove me from the mailing list pls

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