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  1. Laqueesha

    AHC: Screw up Scandinavia

    Inspired by this post, with a POD of 1 January 1900, try to make it so the countries of Scandinavia in 2017 are much poorer than OTL, like basket case failed states.
  2. Laqueesha

    WI: All countries had to use Guyana arrowhead-style flags?

    We've had a "What if all countries had to use Nordic Cross style flags?" thread. Now it's time for the Guyana arrowhead! I'll start off with Sou'frica:
  3. Laqueesha

    AHC: Highest number of nuclear-armed states

    With a POD of 1940, what is the highest plausible number of nuclear weapons-armed countries that there could be, and if so, who would they be?
  4. Laqueesha

    AHC: U.S. professional sports league with at least one Mexican team

    Is it possible for one of the major U.S. sporting leagues (NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL) to have a Mexican team?
  5. Laqueesha

    WI: Imperial Japan loses WWII, but keeps Korea and/or Taiwan?

    Exactly what it says on the tin. Is it possible for Imperial Japan to keep its colonial possessions of Korea and/or Taiwan, even after losing World War II?
  6. Laqueesha

    WI: Imperial Japan never attacks China?

    Let's say, for whatever reason, Imperial Japan never invades China, but still goes to war with the Allies. How does this affect the Pacific War?
  7. Laqueesha

    WI: New Guinea connected to Australia?

    What if the island of New Guinea were connected to the continent of Australia by a land bridge? How would that affect the development of Australia and New Guinea?
  8. Laqueesha

    Voting Poll Flag Challenge 125

    FLAG CHALLENGE 125: It's Party Time! In many countries, such as in Eurasia and the European Union, political parties have flags of their own. However, in the U.S., this is not the case. Therefore, your challenge is, to create a flag for one of the four major U.S. political parties: The...
  9. Laqueesha

    WI: No Commodore Perry Expedition to Japan?

    I was reading about the Second Sino-Japanese War (some horrifying stuff) and was wondering what the possible effects of no Perry Expedition to Japan would be. What if the U.S. never sent an expedition to Japan in the 19th century?
  10. Laqueesha

    Was Germany punished too hard for WWI?

    I've heard here and there that the Treaty of Versailles punished Germany too excessively for its role in World War I. I was wondering, was that actually the case? Was Germany's punishment too harsh? Was it not harsh enough?
  11. Laqueesha

    No Japanese colonization: Does Korea remain a monarchy?

    Exactly what it says on the tin. If Imperial Japan never colonized Korea in the 1900s-1910s, would Korea remain united, and if so, what form of government would it have? Monarchy? Republic?
  12. Laqueesha

    AHC: Peaceful U.S. westward expansion

    It's been a while since I started a thread here, so here goes. I was wondering if it was possible for the USA to come to its present-day borders while still maintaining cordial and amicable relations with Indians. So, with a POD of 1780, have the USA come to its 2013 OTL borders with as little...
  13. Laqueesha

    WI: Widespread human cloning by 1995?

    I read an article recently about some South Korean scientists cloning a dog and wondered, what if human cloning were not feared and was widespread? Would these human clones face discrimination in society? How would they be viewed? POD of 1955, human cloning should be widespread no later...
  14. Laqueesha

    AHC: Make Brazil a Nuclear Weapons State

    POD after 1950, and before 2010, make Brazil have a large stockpile of nuclear warheads.
  15. Laqueesha

    AHC: Make Liberia Part of the USA

    With a POD after 1900, and before 2010, how could Liberia become a U.S. territory, incorporated or unincorporated? Bonus points if Liberia becomes a U.S. state/commonwealth.
  16. Laqueesha

    AHC: Make Ireland's Population 50 Million by 2012

    With a POD of 1835, how could the island of Ireland, and to a lesser extent, the Republic of Ireland, have a population of 50 million people by January 2012? This can be through a number of factors, including birth rate, emigration/immigration, etc. Note that the territory of the Republic of...
  17. Laqueesha

    WI: Nuclear Terrorist Attack at 2011 G-20 Summit in France?

    I was reading the synopsis of Command & Conquer: Generals 2, in which the world's civilian political leaders are all killed and the world is run by military juntas. This got me thinking... What if during the sixth annual Group of Twenty Summit (G-20) at Cannes, France in late 2011, for...
  18. Laqueesha

    WI: U.S. Military Retains M-14 Rifle

    How would the United States military retain the M-14 rifle (and any possible derivatives) as its primary assault rifle until the 2010s and would be the possible effects of doing so?
  19. Laqueesha

    WI: President Newt Gingrich in 1995

    Let's say, in 1995, U.S. President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore are incapacitated for whatever reason and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich becomes the President. What happens next? How does the United States fare for the rest of the 1990s?
  20. Laqueesha

    AHC: Have Zaire Survive into the 2010s

    Who could the Republic of Zaire have survived and lasted into the 2010s, not dissolving in the 1990s like it did IOTL? Also, if you were wondering, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is not Zaire. They are two different countries, like the Russian Federation and the Soviet Union, or the...