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Getting in the UN

24th Oct, 2012 | Posted by in Blog

There are currently 193 member states in the United Nations. I’m not sure what the conditions of membership are (I’m sure I can find out, but I’m also sure that I can’t be bothered), but I’m thinking about setting up a microstate and seeing how things go.

The major difference between my microstate – I believe I’ll call it Flapdoodle – and the UK is that you can only have kids if you promise never to take them to a pub. Other smaller distinctions will be mandatory alcohol at lunchtime and every house is to be made of Lego bricks.

If you’d like to become a citizen of Flapdoodle, simply turn up on my doorstep with a weapon, assorted grains and spices, a unique skill and an incredibly reasonable £15,000 to cover general administration.

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Rich Sutherland

Rich is a copywriter and social media manager who loves writing about random things in his spare time. Between weekly posts for Days of the Year, he can be found on his blog, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram. He also writes short stories within 140 characters on his @tinyweefiction channel. If you see him in the street, make sure to wave (he's 6'4" with glasses, a beard and rockabilly hair - can't miss him).
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