Recent Changes for "People's Republic of Davis" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_DavisRecent Changes of the page "People's Republic of Davis" on Davis Wiki.en-us People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2014-01-20 20:56:59JestaKilla <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There is a similar, bit different term that started in ["East Davis"]: the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. PRED also had a [http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/2000/00_camp_vill1.html camp] at ["Burning Man"] <span>in 2000.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> There is a similar, bit different term that started in ["East Davis"]: the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. PRED<span>&nbsp;has</span> also had a [http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/2000/00_camp_vill1.html camp] at ["Burning Man"] <span>every year starting somewhere about 1996.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2012-05-30 16:16:20BrentLaabs+davis dollars <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ["Davis Dollars"] are the official currency of the PRD, though they're tied to the US Dollar to prevent rapid inflation in our tomato republic.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-08-10 15:44:03WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a pr<span>edominatel</span>y <span>pro-choice c</span>ity, and <span>have</span> one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. <span>&nbsp;</span>And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a <span>self-declared </span>pr<span>o-choice cit</span>y <span>(via a ["C</span>ity<span>&nbsp;Council"] resolution in 1989)</span>, and <span>with</span> one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-08-10 15:42:42WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- It's not contro</span>v<span>ersial to state that the ["people"] of ["Davis"] have a repu</span>b<span>lic, an indirect form of ["democracy"] that is represented by the ["City Council"]</span>.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;We can simply state that the people of Davis have their own unique way of doing things. Alright?<br> - <br> - Going further, Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. </span> In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. <span>&nbsp;</span>And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a <span>self</span>-<span>declared pro-choice city (</span>v<span>ia a ["City Council"] resolution in 1989), and with</span> one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+ Da</span>v<span>is is known worldwide for </span>b<span>eing somewhat weird</span>. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a <span>predominately pro</span>-<span>choice city, and ha</span>v<span>e</span> one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-07-07 19:02:38CovertProfessor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Going further, Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a pr<span>edominatel</span>y <span>pro-choice c</span>ity, and <span>have</span> one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Going further, Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a <span>self-declared </span>pr<span>o-choice cit</span>y <span>(via a ["C</span>ity<span>&nbsp;Council"] resolution in 1989)</span>, and <span>with</span> one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-05-22 15:08:55CovertProfessorSurprised that Berkeley not previously mentioned on the page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been a reference by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies, but where the phrase was coined originally is unknown<span>&nbsp;</span>. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been a reference by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies, but where the phrase was coined originally is unknown. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;It's also worth noting that the city of ["Berkeley"] is often referred to as The People's Republic of Berkeley; Davis's nickname may be an homage to that.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-05-22 14:56:43BruceHansenorigin <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been a reference by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies, but <span>the phrase </span>w<span>as coined previously</span>. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been a reference by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies, but w<span>here the phrase was coined originally is unknown </span>. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Th<span>is is just that--a rumor. The term</span> started in ["East Davis"]<span>&nbsp;as</span> the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. PRED also had a [http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/2000/00_camp_vill1.html camp] at ["Burning Man"] in 2000. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Th<span>ere is a similar, bit different term that</span> started in ["East Davis"]<span>: </span> the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. PRED also had a [http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/2000/00_camp_vill1.html camp] at ["Burning Man"] in 2000. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-03-18 16:22:15BruceHansenslight corrections <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young family defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["June 2006 Primary Election/Measure G" park taxes].")]]'''<span>The </span>People's Republic of Davis''' </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young family defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["June 2006 Primary Election/Measure G" park taxes].")]]'''People's Republic of Davis''' </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> It's not controversial to state that the ["people"] of ["Davis"] have a republic, <span>or indirect,</span> form of ["democracy"] that is represented by the ["City Council"]. We can simply state that the people of Davis have their own unique way of doing things. Alright? </td> <td> <span>+</span> It's not controversial to state that the ["people"] of ["Davis"] have a republic, <span>an indirect</span> form of ["democracy"] that is represented by the ["City Council"]. We can simply state that the people of Davis have their own unique way of doing things. Alright? </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been <span>coined</span> by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been <span>a reference</span> by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies<span>, but the phrase was coined previously</span>. <span>&nbsp;</span>It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-03-17 17:37:10JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Yes. This is not a rumor. And now there is a PRED dragon. Raaaaar! ["omrob"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Yes. This is not a rumor. And now there is a PRED dragon. Raaaaar! ["<span>Users/</span>omrob"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2011-03-17 17:18:25BruceHansenbold; new intro sentence <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young family defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["June 2006 Primary Election/Measure G" park taxes].")]]Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young family defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["June 2006 Primary Election/Measure G" park taxes].")]]'''The People's Republic of Davis'''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> - "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the <span>["City Council" local government]</span> has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> <td> <span>+ It's not controversial to state that the ["people"] of ["Davis"] have a republic, or indirect, form of ["democracy"] that is represented by the ["City Council"]. We can simply state that the people of Davis have their own unique way of doing things. Alright?<br> + <br> + Going further, Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro</span>-<span>choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis.<br> + <br> +</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of ["Davisites"], particularly when the <span>&nbsp;local government</span> has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2010-10-20 07:11:38RobRoylinking nick names <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + In addition, since Davis is rarely at a loss for charm, another nick-name for the city is the ["Little Tomato"].<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2009-11-07 14:30:44JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young family defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["Measure G" park taxes].")]]Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young family defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["<span>June 2006 Primary Election/</span>Measure G" park taxes].")]]Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-08-31 17:11:51WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young <span>couple</span> defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["Measure G" park taxes].")]]Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young <span>family</span> defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["Measure G" park taxes].")]]Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-08-30 23:29:40BrentLaabs+image <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(immigration.jpg, thumbnail, 400, left, "A young couple defecting from the P.R.D. to escape oppressive ["Measure G" park taxes].")]]Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest ["smoking"] ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-08-30 23:21:38BrentLaabsUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis?action=Files&do=view&target=immigration.jpg">immigration.jpg</a>.People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-08-17 16:46:16JasonAllerlink fixes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The term was in use in the 1970's, predating all of the above. ["DonShor"]<br> <span>-</span> * Well, Rush Limbaugh was a local in the early 1980s, and would likely have picked up on it then, not the "coined it during the Toad Tunnels incident", as he often makes references to Sacramento and the surrounding cities and neighborhoods. I'd guess that as a long time local host he probably picked up loads of local catchphrases which he used/uses on his national show. At the very most he popularized it nationally. And I'm certain the Real Life Comics makes no claim to coining the phrase, as they are just using the term in a strip. Any idea what the earliest mention was? Perhaps lining this up as a timeline rather than contradictory "claims of origin" makes more sense. --["JabberWokky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> The term was in use in the 1970's, predating all of the above. ["<span>Users/</span>DonShor"]<br> <span>+</span> * Well, Rush Limbaugh was a local in the early 1980s, and would likely have picked up on it then, not the "coined it during the Toad Tunnels incident", as he often makes references to Sacramento and the surrounding cities and neighborhoods. I'd guess that as a long time local host he probably picked up loads of local catchphrases which he used/uses on his national show. At the very most he popularized it nationally. And I'm certain the Real Life Comics makes no claim to coining the phrase, as they are just using the term in a strip. Any idea what the earliest mention was? Perhaps lining this up as a timeline rather than contradictory "claims of origin" makes more sense. --["<span>Users/</span>JabberWokky"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-07-01 21:38:56MaryLiethminor edits <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat weird. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest <span>["</span>smoking<span>"]</span> ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of <span>["</span>Davisites<span>"]</span>, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is just that--a rumor. The term started in <span>East Davis</span> as the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. PRED also had a [http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/2000/00_camp_vill1.html camp] at ["Burning Man"] in 2000. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This is just that--a rumor. The term started in <span>["East Davis"]</span> as the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. PRED also had a [http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/2000/00_camp_vill1.html camp] at ["Burning Man"] in 2000. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-04-10 08:51:38JabberWokkyTalk pageish stuff, the majority of which would be incorporated in, so it is her <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Well, Rush Limbaugh was a local in the early 1980s, and would likely have picked up on it then, not the "coined it during the Toad Tunnels incident", as he often makes references to Sacramento and the surrounding cities and neighborhoods. I'd guess that as a long time local host he probably picked up loads of local catchphrases which he used/uses on his national show. At the very most he popularized it nationally. And I'm certain the Real Life Comics makes no claim to coining the phrase, as they are just using the term in a strip. Any idea what the earliest mention was? Perhaps lining this up as a timeline rather than contradictory "claims of origin" makes more sense. --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-04-09 22:49:47omrob <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Yes. This is not a rumor. And now there is a PRED dragon. Raaaaar! ["omrob"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2008-03-03 16:29:23DonShorancient history <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ -------<br> + The term was in use in the 1970's, predating all of the above. ["DonShor"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2007-10-08 17:25:54WilliamLewisrm unneeded dict link. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat <span>''[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/weird weird]''</span>. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat <span>weird</span>. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a supposedly ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a predominately pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2007-10-08 16:35:43PxlAted(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat ''[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/weird weird]''. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat ''[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/weird weird]''. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a <span>supposedly </span>["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a<span>&nbsp;predominately</span> pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2007-10-08 15:47:02Macv <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat ''<span>weird</span>''. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat ''<span>[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/weird weird]</span>''. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a ["Nuclear Free Zone" nuclear free] city, a pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2006-06-07 10:50:06NickSchmalenbergerfix link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * [http://www.reallifecomics.com/<span>d</span>ai<span>ly.php?strip_id=</span>10<span>34</span> Real Life Comics] has also been known to use the phrase. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [http://www.reallifecomics.com/a<span>rch</span>i<span>ve/03</span>10<span>01.html</span> Real Life Comics] has also been known to use the phrase. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-12-02 20:14:40PhilipNeustrom+ pred burning man link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is just that--a rumor. The term started in East Davis as the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. <span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> This is just that--a rumor. The term started in East Davis as the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. <span>PRED also had a [http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/2000/00_camp_vill1.html camp] at ["Burning Man"] in 2000.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-12-02 20:02:30PhilipNeustrom+mishka's <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + The phrase appears on the sign outside of ["Mishka's Cafe"], which notes that the cafe is the "Only coffee roaster in the People's Republic of Davis."</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-12-02 19:51:36FordPrefect <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- This is just that--a rumor. The term started in East Davis as the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). The rest of Davis just co-opted the idea.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ This is just that--a rumor. The term started in East Davis as the "People's Republic of East Davis" (PRED). PRED constituents had official meetings (parties) at various East Davis locations and even occasionally met at "PRED Embassies" (houses west of the tracks). There was even a flag and an official language, "Prethek," invented by one PRED member and linguist, Abram Jones. Prethek had no actual speakers, but that is beside the point. </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-05-03 21:49:01CindySperry <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * <span>{</span>http://www.reallifecomics.com/daily.php?strip_id=1034 Real Life Comics] has also been known to use the phrase. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * <span>[</span>http://www.reallifecomics.com/daily.php?strip_id=1034 Real Life Comics] has also been known to use the phrase. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-05-03 21:48:38CindySperry <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * {http://www.reallifecomics.com/daily.php?strip_id=1034 Real Life Comics] has also been known to use the phrase.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-04-27 17:53:54JackHaskel+ evidence of sister cities <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [wiki:WikiPedia:Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies.<span>&nbsp;It is interesting to note that three out of six of Davis' ["Sister Cities"] are located in communist or former communist countries.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-04-02 20:09:17ArlenAbrahamwiki:WikiPedia: <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [<span>http</span>:<span>//en.w</span>iki<span>pedia.org/wiki/</span>Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [<span>wiki</span>:<span>W</span>iki<span>Pedia:</span>Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-03-23 04:55:32JabberWokkyLink. I believe this is an old old term. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * [http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1406842 A page listing several towns with the designation]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-03-23 04:46:09ChrisTakemurapunctuation <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This is just that-a rumor. The term started East Davis as the People's Republic of East Davis (PRED). The rest of Davis just co-opted the idea. </td> <td> <span>+ <br> +</span> This is just that<span>-</span>-a rumor. The term started <span>in </span>East Davis as the <span>"</span>People's Republic of East Davis<span>"</span> (PRED). The rest of Davis just co-opted the idea. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-03-19 13:45:56AmeliaCarlsonupdated link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat ''weird''. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a ["<span>nuclear free z</span>one" nuclear free] city, a pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat ''weird''. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a ["<span>Nuclear Free Z</span>one" nuclear free] city, a pro-choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-03-18 21:49:19JimSchwab <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ This is just that-a rumor. The term started East Davis as the People's Republic of East Davis (PRED). The rest of Davis just co-opted the idea.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-02-19 23:25:16CarlMcCabeRevert to version dated 2004-12-31 12:40:55. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is <span>["Gossip and Rumors" rumored]</span> to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is <span>rumored</span> to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2005-02-19 22:30:57CarlMcCaberumors link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is <span>rumored</span> to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight this insularity of Davisites, particularly when the ["City Council" local government] has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is <span>["Gossip and Rumors" rumored]</span> to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-12-31 12:40:55PhilipNeustromreorganized, integrated "Weirdness" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> - "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight th<span>e</span> insularity of Davisites, particularly when the <span>local government</span> has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+ Davis is known worldwide for being somewhat ''weird''. In fact, the town has been featured in "News of the Weird" for the infamous ["Potholes" pothole] uproar, the infamous ["Toad Tunnel" toad tunnel] and the ["Snoring" snoring] incident. And then there is the fact that we are a ["nuclear free zone" nuclear free] city, a pro</span>-<span>choice city, and have one of the strictest smoking ordinances in the country. Rebellions to the weird establishment of Davis come in the form of a ["Conservative Coming Out Day"], which ironically adds to the weirdness of Davis.<br> + <br> +</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight th<span>is</span> insularity of Davisites, particularly when the <span>["City Council" local government]</span> has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["Toad Tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "Another of the city's critics was a railroad executive who couldn't hide his annoyance when officials asked his company in the early 1990s to contribute up to $1,000 for a planning project the city was undertaking next to the railroad tracks. 'This letter is tantamount to railroad robbery. However, since we are forced to live with the People's Republic of Davis, we will accede to your demands in the interest of the commune welfare,' the executive wrote in response, enclosing a check for $500." --<span>&nbsp;</span>[http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm] </td> <td> <span>+ </span> "Another of the city's critics was a railroad executive who couldn't hide his annoyance when officials asked his company in the early 1990s to contribute up to $1,000 for a planning project the city was undertaking next to the railroad tracks. 'This letter is tantamount to railroad robbery. However, since we are forced to live with the People's Republic of Davis, we will accede to your demands in the interest of the commune welfare,' the executive wrote in response, enclosing a check for $500." --[http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm<span>&nbsp;source</span>] </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-12-28 12:04:42TravisGrathwellexcerpt was damned hard to read without this bit <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "A railroad executive who couldn't hide his annoyance when officials asked his company in the early 1990s to contribute up to $1,000 for a planning project the city was undertaking next to the railroad tracks. 'This letter is tantamount to railroad robbery. However, since we are forced to live with the People's Republic of Davis, we will accede to your demands in the interest of the commune welfare,' the executive wrote in response, enclosing a check for $500." -- [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm] </td> <td> <span>+</span> "A<span>nother of the city's critics was a</span> railroad executive who couldn't hide his annoyance when officials asked his company in the early 1990s to contribute up to $1,000 for a planning project the city was undertaking next to the railroad tracks. 'This letter is tantamount to railroad robbery. However, since we are forced to live with the People's Republic of Davis, we will accede to your demands in the interest of the commune welfare,' the executive wrote in response, enclosing a check for $500." -- [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm] </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-11-16 21:48:11PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Another possible source:<br> <span>-</span> "<span>a</span> railroad executive who couldn't hide his annoyance when officials asked his company in the early 1990s to contribute up to $1,000 for a planning project the city was undertaking next to the railroad tracks. 'This letter is tantamount to railroad robbery. However, since we are forced to live with the People's Republic of Davis, we will accede to your demands in the interest of the commune welfare,' the executive wrote in response, enclosing a check for $500."<span><br> </span>- [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Another possible sourc<span>e for the phras</span>e:<br> <span>+ </span> "<span>A</span> railroad executive who couldn't hide his annoyance when officials asked his company in the early 1990s to contribute up to $1,000 for a planning project the city was undertaking next to the railroad tracks. 'This letter is tantamount to railroad robbery. However, since we are forced to live with the People's Republic of Davis, we will accede to your demands in the interest of the commune welfare,' the executive wrote in response, enclosing a check for $500."<span>&nbsp;-</span>- [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm] </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-11-16 21:36:12MikeIvanov <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davisites, particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["<span>toad t</span>unnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis" or PRD, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China," is a vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davisites, particularly when the local government has done something especially silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["<span>Toad T</span>unnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-11-16 21:10:48MikeIvanovfixed grammars <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China<span>." A</span> vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of <span>["</span>Davis<span>"]' resident</span>s, particularly when the local government has done something <span>particular</span>ly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["toad tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis"<span>&nbsp;or PRD</span>, by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China<span>," is a</span> vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davis<span>ite</span>s, particularly when the local government has done something <span>especial</span>ly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the ["toad tunnel"] and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-08-28 19:58:21ArlenAbraham <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [<span>"</span>http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm<span>"</span>] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm] </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-08-28 19:57:15ArlenAbraham <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Another possible source:<br> + "a railroad executive who couldn't hide his annoyance when officials asked his company in the early 1990s to contribute up to $1,000 for a planning project the city was undertaking next to the railroad tracks. 'This letter is tantamount to railroad robbery. However, since we are forced to live with the People's Republic of Davis, we will accede to your demands in the interest of the commune welfare,' the executive wrote in response, enclosing a check for $500."<br> + ["http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pb/cultural/30years/chapt10.cfm"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-08-28 19:52:28ArlenAbrahamtoad tunnel linkedpants. what's up with the potholes? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of ["Davis"]' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the <span>toad tunnel</span> and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of ["Davis"]' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the <span>["toad tunnel"]</span> and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-08-17 04:18:50ChrisTakemura <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davis' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the toad tunnel and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of <span>["</span>Davis<span>"]</span>' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the toad tunnel and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-08-17 01:36:12PhilipNeustromRush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davis' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh]<span>,</span> during the toad tunnel and pothole controversies. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davis' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly. The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh] during the toad tunnel and pothole controversies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-08-17 01:35:39PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davis' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davis' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;The term "People's Republic of Davis" is rumored to have been coined by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh], during the toad tunnel and pothole controversies.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> People's Republic of Davishttp://daviswiki.org/People%27s_Republic_of_Davis2004-08-17 01:13:27ChrisTakemura <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for People's Republic of Davis<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ "People's Republic of Davis", by analogy with PRC, "People's Republic of China." A vaguely disdainful term used to highlight the insularity of Davis' residents, particularly when the local government has done something particularly silly.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>