JCC Who is highest ranked?

Discussion in 'Community' started by Obi-Zahn Kenobi, Oct 2, 2012.

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Who is the highest ranked?

The Pope 7 vote(s) 21.9%
The Queen of England 9 vote(s) 28.1%
The President of the United States 6 vote(s) 18.8%
The Premier of China 0 vote(s) 0.0%
The President of Russia 1 vote(s) 3.1%
The Secretary-General of the United Nations 2 vote(s) 6.3%
The Dalai Lama 5 vote(s) 15.6%
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar 0 vote(s) 0.0%
The Ayatollah 2 vote(s) 6.3%
The Prime Minister of India 0 vote(s) 0.0%
  1. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Too bad he'd already have the highest precedence in his own country. Doesn't do him much good. :p

    Zap: HM The Queen has a lot of clout, actually, and there's no reason whatsoever that the secretary-general should have any real power.
  2. Jabba-wocky Chosen One

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    Oh.

    Well then why are so many people ranking the President highly?
  3. Lowbacca_1977 Force Ghost

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    Because aside from the President of Russia, it's one of only two of the positions listed that has always been held by someone who is male and at least 50% White?
  4. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    You're making a pope joke I see.
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  5. ShaneP Ex-Mod Officio

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    Are we talking about highest ranking in the wording title or the actual power behind the title?

    Nothing sounds more powerful than HRM and the head of the commonwealth(really two different positions,but still under Queen Elizabeth for 60 years now).
    Elizabeth II is also queen of the realm in some of those member countries too.
    So even though the commonwealth is directed by a council under the auspices of a secretary general, the Queen still is the titular head.

    But I voted for the Ayatollah anyways.
    Last edited by ShaneP, Oct 3, 2012
  6. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    I figured it had something to do with nuclear arsenals.
  7. Adam of Nuchtern Force Ghost

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  8. mrsvos Force Ghost

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    His Holiness the Dalai Lama keeps getting born like over and over again. I'd say he's got some usefull stuff to tell us. and stuff.
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  9. MrZAP Force Ghost

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    Well, it's more accurate that the United Nations in general should be given more power so it can deal with international events more effectively since world affairs in general should take precedence (the world is bigger than the sum of its parts, so to speak), and the Secretary-General would have more power as a consequence of being the head of it.

    I'll take your word for it that Elizabeth II has a decent amount of power, since you undoubtedly know more about that subject than I.

    Still think the most influential is probably the Pope, though.
    Last edited by MrZAP, Oct 5, 2012
  10. Obi-Zahn Kenobi Chosen One

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    There have been African popes.
  11. morrison85 Force Ghost

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    I think most of them have the same ranks ...
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  13. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    If it needs to be given power, what good is it?
  14. Jabba-wocky Chosen One

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    Agreed.

    Similarly, if someone is supposedly high-ranked but their country is stuck in a recession while a theoretically less powerful person brings the unemployment rate below 8% in the face of determined opposition, how much validity does that have?
  15. Debo Chosen One

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    It's not often I actually LOL at replies, but that one did it.
  16. Sinrebirth SWC and EUC Forum Moderator

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    Reading about His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej and his 'politics' makes me sad that he takes precedence over Queen Elizabeth II.