What do the factions say?

This is still work in progress, and help is always appreciated. Dialogue so far is already giving personality and flavour to each faction's attitudes to the boons and setbacks they experience. However, I will wait until the tables are full for proper dissection.

ACTIVE STATES

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Faction / None
AnarchyTake a look at the missions listed below and see if any take your fancy.We have some open contracts available. Are you interested in any of them?You can assist us by taking one of the contracts listed below.We could use your help with any of the open contracts listed below.UNDISCOVERED
CommunismThe state would appreciate you completing some of these tasks.The state requires your assistance with these tasks.You can do your part by accepting any of the work listed below.A list of worthy tasks below demands your attention.Your effort is needed on these jobs.
ConfederacyCompleting missions is an investment in not only our future, but yours as well.You can earn some credits by taking one of the contracts listed below.Missions can be a good earner for you, so take a look at what we have on offer.We got work, we got credits.Missions still coming thick and fast. You ready for more? Are you able to take on any of the open contracts for us?
CooperativeSuch a joy to work together, is it not?Work binds us, so take on any of the indicated tasks to become one with us.Show your commitment to our society by taking any of the missions available.There's a certain satisfaction in completing work for the cooperative. Here is your opportunity to do just that.Only by striving together can we progress. Any of the work listed below will help.
CorporationAs you can see, we have contracts for you to take on.Good business is where you see it, and you can find it in these contracts.Taking care of any of these missions will help our bottom lineCan you deal with any of these contracts for us?
DemocracyI've listed the open contracts for you. Can you help us with any of them?Cast your eyes over the list of endearvours below, and let us know what takes your fancy.There are some available missions, and we'd appreciate any you can take care of for us.If you have time, we have missions for you to do.The missions that need doing are listed below.
DictatorshipWork, honest and straightforward. Here are our requirements.You can contribute to our society by completing any of the work available here.Aid us by taking on some of the tasks listed in your display.Any of the available tasks will help us.We have work for you to do here.
FeudalCompleting missions will improve your standing with the court.
PatronageChoose from the set of appointed tasks below. Do well and your reputation will improve. Do poorly and...I'm sure you understand.We have duties for you to undertake on our behalf.There are duties for you to perform. You may take your pick.You can assist us by engaging in any of the contracts listed below.Please aid us by completing any of the contracts listed below.
Prison ColonyThe work never ends, but at least you can tackle some of it for us.There are open contracts that require your attention.We have much that needs doing.(?) The following tasks are which we need taken care off at present. Select one and the necessary rewards will follow.
TheocracyComplete any of the tasks shown to continue upon the righteous path.

Boom, Bust and Civil Unrest
FactionBoomBustCivil Unrest
AnarchyThings are going well for us - in fact we're experiencing a boom. It's a good time for us.Things aren't going very well for us at the moment, economically speaking.There's some civil unrest in the system at the moment.
CommunismWe're currently enjoying an economic boom. Communism is the future - the evidence is clear.As you probably know, the system economy is in a poor state.It's true there's some civil unrest in the system.
ConfederacyThe economy's strong right now. Halcyon days, they're calling them.The economy's in poor shape, I'm told. Credits are thin on the ground and we're watching our spending.There's been some civil unrest in the system recently, but it's nothing we can't handle.
CooperativeThe system's economy is strong, and when economy is strong we all share the benefit.The system economy is weak at the moment.Some people refuse to share what they have, so we're suffering from civil unrest.
CorporateEconomic output is the best it's ever been. It's a good time to be alive.The economy isn't looking good. Budgets have been slashed, and our trade is still in a poor state.We're experiencing some civil unrest in the system.
DemocracyThe system's economy is strong and business is booming.The system's economy is in a poor state. Both output and trade are down.Civil unrest is rife in the system.
DictatorshipOur economy is strong. Supplies and resources are plentiful, and we are investing a range of new projects.The economy is in a poor state. Our resources are strained.There is some unrest in the system at the moment, but the detractors will be silenced. We will prevail.
FeudalOur economy has never been in better health. You could say our cup runneth over!Our economy is in poor health, and the treasurer has been encouraged to take early retirement.You've probably heard about the civil unrest we're experiencing.
PatronageThe economic climate is extremely favourable at present, but that should come as no surprise.The financial situation isn't good. We're having a challenging time. I hope you can help us.There's been quite a bit of civil unrest recently, and we've had to put down several protests.
Prison ColonyWe received a lot of investment recently, and so our economy is in great shape.UNDISCOVEREDThere's some civil unrest in the system - a few undesirables voicing their opinions - not for long!
TheocracyThe economy has never been stronger.UNDISCOVEREDSome have rebelled against the dictates of the sanctum, and so we're experiencing widespread unrest.

Civil War, Election and Expansion
FactionCivil WarElectionExpansion
AnarchyWe're currently fighting a civil war against FACTION. We hope to claim victory soon.NOT APPLICABLEWe're currently in a state of expansion - these are exciting times!
CommunismBy means of civil war we are re-educating FACTION.We're trying to secure all the support we can for an election.As you are no doubt aware we are currently preparing to expand.
ConfederacyWe're fighting a civil war against FACTION right now.We are fully engaged in an election at the moment.We're always pushing outwards, and we hope to do that very soon!
CooperativeWe're engaged in a civil war with FACTION at the moment.We're raising all the support possible for the election.We are looking to expand and hope to bring our cooperative community to another star system.
CorporateWe're currently fighting a civil war with FACTION, but we will prevail.We're competing in an election at the moment.As you've probably heard, we're currently looking to expand.
DemocracyAt the moment we're fighting a costly civil war with FACTION.We're currently in an election and naturally hope to secure the most votes.We are going from strength to strength and are in state of expansion.
DictatorshipWe are currently at war with FACTION, and we are sure to be victorious.We are raising all the support we can in polls.If our plans come to fruition, we will soon expand into a new system.
FeudalWe're fighting a civil war against those peasants from FACTION.We are competing in an election.We are preparing to expand to another system.
PatronageWe're engaged in civil war against FACTION.We're engaged in an election at the moment.We're preparing to expand into another system.
Prison ColonyWe're fighting a civil war, but there's nothing civil about it.We're currently competing against [FACTION].We're expanding into a new system at the moment.
TheocracyWe are currently fighting a civil war against the unbelievers FACTION.We are competing in an election at the moment.Soon the people of another system may experience the boon of our presence.

Famine, Investment, Lockdown
FactionFamineInvestmentLockdown
AnarchyWe're currently experiencing a system-wide famine. People are starving.We're unable to expand so we're investing in our core system.We've imposed a system-wide lockdown to maintain stability. Extreme? Maybe, but necessary.
CommunismNo doubt you have heard reports of the famine affecting our system.We didn't find a system to expand into, so we're investing in our local infrastructure instead.We've imposed a system-wide lockdown.
ConfederacyWe're dealing with a major famine at the moment.Our planned expansion has stalled due to a lack of suitable star systems. So we'll take this opportunity to develop our local resources.Things are a little tense in the system right now. We had to impose a lockdown because of the recent unrest.
CooperativeOur food stores are at an all-time low. There is simply not enough to go around.We found no suitable systems to expand into, so we'll invest heavily in developing our local services instead.Reluctantly we've had to implement a system-wide lockdown.
CorporateCertain sections of the population are suffering from famine.There wasn't a suitable system available to expand into, so instead we're investing in local operations.Some malcontents have been causing trouble, so we've implemented a system lockdown.
DemocracyApparently some of the poorer members of society are suffering due to a lack of food.As we can't expand into another system, we're building things up in this system.We've just imposed a lockdown in interests of security. We apologize for any inconvenience.
DictatorshipOur system is experiencing a shortage of food. We are doing all we can, but demand far exceeds the supply.We were unable to expand as no system deserved our presence. Instead we'll develop our local assets for the court.(?)A lockdown has been imposed throughout the system, but it is in the public's best interest.
FeudalThe system is in the grip of a famine. Food is scarce for many.There wasn't a system for us to expand into, so we're increasing our investment in local services for time being.A system-wide lockdown is currently in place. There have been some high-profile executions to send a clear message.
PatronageThe system is currently in the grip of a famine. I hope it will be dealt with soon.We couldn't expand, so we will pour investment into our local society instead.A system-wide lockdown has been imposed following recent protests.
Prison ColonyThe system's experiencing a pretty severe famine at the moment.Our expansion failed to find a suitable system, so we will put our resources into local development.UNDISCOVERED
TheocracyFood is scarce in our system at present, and so we have an opportunity for fasting and self-reflection.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED

Outbreak, Retreat, War
FactionOutbreakRetreatWar
AnarchyThe system is currently in the grip of a quite severe outbreak. We're in desperate need of medical supplies.We're pulling out of a system we tried expanding into.We are currently at war with FACTION.
CommunismThere has been an outbreak of disease among the populace.Our plan to expand our influence into a nearby system has been thwarted.We are currently engaged in a conflict with FACTION.
ConfederacyYou've heard about the disease sweeping through the system, I assume. People are dying left, right and centre.Our expansion plan failed and we are now in retreat.We're currently fighting FACTION.
CooperativeA terrible illness is sweeping through the system.We have suffered a defeat and must retreat.We've been forced into a terrible war with FACTION.
CorporateThe system's in the grip of an outbreak, unfortunately.Our bottom line has been hit by a failed expansion attempt.We're battling FACTION and are hopeful of a swift victory.
DemocracyThe system's experiencing a deadly outbreak.We've been forced to retreat from a system we expanded into.We're currently battling FACTION and our brave pilots could use your help to ensure victory.
DictatorshipRegrettably, a significant portion of our community has been struck down by disease.We are having to retreat from a system we expanded into.We are currently at war with FACTION, and we are sure to be victorious.
FeudalAnother outbreak of disease has been reported.We have been forced to make a strategic withdrawal after an expansion attempt.Our forces are currently battling FACTION and we are sure to prevail.
PatronageThe system is currently in the grip of a merciless pandemic.Glory has been lost as we must retreat from our failed expansion.Our fighters are currently battling FACTION.
Prison ColonyAn epidemic is ravaging the system, as you've probably heard. Medicines are urgently needed.We had hoped to expand our operations, but that attempt failed and so we are in retreat.We're currently fighting FACTION over resources. It's imperative that we win.
TheocracyIt is true that the system is experiencing an outbreak of disease, but suffering is good for the soul.Fortune frowns upon us as we are forced to retreat.Our security forces are currently fighting the evil that is [FACTION].

PENDING STATES

Boom, Bust and Civil Unrest
FactionBoomBustCivil Unrest
AnarchyThe forecasts are good. It looks like the system will experience an economic boom soon.Our economic analysts are predicting a downturn in the near future. The system could be heading for a bust.UNDISCOVERED
CommunismOur fastidious planning and control have borne fruit. We expect to be in an economic boom soon.UNDISCOVEREDThere are some small issues with a few irritants in the populace. Nothing we can't handle, I'm sure.
ConfederacyLooks like the good times are going to roll. Credits aplenty, so the pundits are saying!UNDISCOVEREDThings are not looking good at a local level. Can't blame 'em. I'd be unhappy living in those conditions myself.
CooperativeOur philosophy of sharing all seems to be working in our favour. We will have soon more to share!Regardless of the difficult economic times ahead we will continue to share what we have with everyone.Many of our people are beset by woes, if events get worse we may have serious trouble on our hands.
CorporateThe markets report exciting results. A boom may be on its way!UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
DemocracyThe indications are most positive, we anticipate great rewards in the near future.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
DictatorshipWe expect to have plenty of credits with which to further our ambitions. When? Soon.UNDISCOVEREDIf there are dissidents, they will be ruthlessly suppressed.
FeudalOur achievements are being trumpeted at court. It would appear that our treasury may soon be overflowing!UNDISCOVEREDWe keep the worst of it from the court of course, but there is deep unrest brewing, I fear.
PatronageIt would appear that the economic conditions are going to be very favourable for the foreseeable future.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
Prison ColonyUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
TheocracyUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED

Civil War, Election and Expansion
FactionCivil WarElectionExpansion
AnarchyWe're on the brink of a civil war, this could be our opportunity for a great victory.INELIGIBLEUNDISCOVERED
CommunismA civil war is extremely likely.UNDISCOVEREDWe are seriously considering the disposition of other nearby systems. We hope to annex one of them shortly.
ConfederacyUNDISCOVEREDCast your vote citizen! We need all the votes we can in the coming election.We're going to be taking FACTION into new systems before long, mark my words!
CooperativeWe fear that civil war will soon be upon us.UNDISCOVEREDThe rumours are that we will be sharing our enlightened ways with other systems before long.
CorporateCivil war is brewing and may be our only option.UNDISCOVEREDWe are looking to acquire assets in a new system in the not too distant future.
DemocracyUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDWe're looking to expand our interests into nearby systems before too long.
DictatorshipA civil war is brewing.UNDISCOVEREDMore systems will fall under our influence before long. Our ambitions will not be thwarted.
FeudalA civil war is near certainty.UNDISCOVEREDWe are preparing to expand to another system.
PatronageUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
Prison ColonyUNDISCOVEREDSomeone else thinks they can do a better job than us. It's being put to the vote shortly. They'll go down.We're looking to annex another system before long. We need the space!
TheocracyUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED

Famine, Investment, Lockdown
FactionFamineInvestmentLockdown
AnarchyOur analysts are predicting a major food shortage. We could be on the brink of a system-wide famine.INELIGIBLE?Given the current situation, it's likely we'll impose a lockdown soon. It's in the public's best interest.
CommunismOur people are resilient, but even they cannot work with no foodINELIGIBLE?UNDISCOVERED
ConfederacyUNDISCOVEREDINELIGIBLE?UNDISCOVERED
CooperativeFood shortages are being reported. Of course we all share as equally as we can, but food stocks may not go far enough.INELIGIBLE?There is widespread abuse of freedom, we may need to instigate a lockdown to keep things in order.
CorporateWe do nost wish to waste capital on expensive inventory, but if the projected famine occurs we may have no choice.INELIGIBLE?UNDISCOVERED
DemocracyUNDISCOVEREDINELIGIBLE?Protestors are fanning the flames of discontent. We may have no alternative but to raise our levels of security.
DictatorshipUNDISCOVEREDINELIGIBLE?UNDISCOVERED
FeudalUNDISCOVEREDINELIGIBLE?As we feared, the peasants are dissatisfied with their lot. We might need to deploy additional forces.
PatronageUNDISCOVEREDINELIGIBLE?UNDISCOVERED
Prison ColonyUNDISCOVEREDINELIGIBLE?UNDISCOVERED
TheocracyUNDISCOVEREDINELIGIBLE?UNDISCOVERED

Outbreak, Retreat, War
FactionOutbreakRetreatWar
AnarchyOur health advisors have warned that there could be an outbreak of disease at any time.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
CommunismIt would appear we have a potential plague on our hands. If it's not contained there will be a problem.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
ConfederacyWe have heard tales of sickness and disease. We are concerned that we may have a medical emergency on our hands.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
CooperativeUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
CorporateIt would appear that we have some burgeoning health issues.With one of our expansions failing, we are having to retreat.We may have no option but to go to war soon.
DemocracyUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
DictatorshipThere are concerns about the health of some of our populace. There are those who predict widespread sickness.Sadly we have had to conduct a strategic withdrawal from a system that we expanded into.We are preparing for war.
FeudalThe last thing we need is another plague. They are most disagreeable affairs.UNDISCOVEREDWar is coming.
PatronageWe anticipate some health issues before long. Sickness stalks our people. It is not a pleasant prospect.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
Prison ColonyHealth is always a concern with so many living in close proximity. I fear that we may have some trouble brewing.UNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
TheocracyUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVEREDUNDISCOVERED
 
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EDDB with its filters is a great help filling the missing ones out, but it only works for active states. Even then one must pay mind to how recent information each system's info is. Pending states is a whole can of worms of its own, where help would be great.
 
Calling on kind souls with spare time and ships to contribute!

The following factions and active states are still undiscovered:

Communism in Investment.
Feudal in Investment.
Prison Colony in Bust, Civil Unrest, Investment.
Theocracy in Bust, Civil Unrest, Famine, Investment, Lockdown, Outbreak, War.

EDDB can filter factions and active states for relatively easy discovery.

Screencap the following details and put them up here. An example of a mission board for a corporation with pending boom.
 
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Does Divine Dorsey always mention that they are favoured by fate when you check up at stations? I've got the part about economy never being stronger than before, but am uncertain whether favourability is part directed at your intervention on their behalf or not.
 
The rest of their statements are pretty consistent with anarcho-communism as well. There are a lot of them out at Colonia so I should be able to fill in some of those gaps this weekend.
 
Pending Investment is not a possible state - Investment occurs as an immediate follow-on from a failed Expansion, and never has any Pending time. Some others:

Feudal, Pending Boom: Our achievements are being trumpeted at court. It would appear that our treasury may soon be overflowing!

Patronage, Lockdown: A system-wide lockdown has been imposed following recent protests.

Cooperative, War: We've been forced into a terrible war with FACTION.

Cooperative, None: Work binds us, so take on any of the indicated tasks to become one with us.
Cooperative, None: Show your commitment to our society by taking any of the missions available.
Cooperative, None: There's a certain satisfaction in completing work for the cooperative. Here is your opportunity to do just that.
Cooperative, None: Only by striving together can we progress. Any of the work listed below will help.

Feudal, Expansion: We are preparing to expand to another system.

Confederacy, Expansion: We're always pushing outwards, and we hope to do that very soon!

Patronage, None: We have duties for you to undertake on our behalf.
Patronage, None: There are duties for you to perform. You may take your pick.
Patronage, None: You can assist us by engaging in any of the contracts listed below.
Patronage, None: Please aid us by completing any of the contracts listed below.

Confederacy, Pending Boom: Looks like the good times are going to roll. Credits aplenty, so the pundits are saying!

Theocracy, Retreat: Fortune frowns upon us as we are forced to retreat

Dictatorship, Pending Retreat: Sadly we have had to conduct a strategic withdrawal from a system that we expanded into.
 
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Does Divine Dorsey always mention that they are favoured by fate when you check up at stations? I've got the part about economy never being stronger than before, but am uncertain whether favourability is part directed at your intervention on their behalf or not.
The message changes. There are loads of different ones for each state. Here's another for Boom.

 
You are blessed, Ian Doncaster. You have my reps and guaranteed place in credits of my next faction lore guide.

@ Mrjupp, "The economy has never been stronger" appears to be the constant for states. "We sang of your return at evensong, Commander. Somehow we knew you would return to us today. A blessing indeed." would go into personal addresses, something I'm not tracking at the moment, but I'll consider making a new tab and review for guide mark 3.
 
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A few more.

Cooperative, Pending Expansion: The rumours are that we will be sharing our enlightened ways with other systems before long.

Confederacy, None: Missions can be a good earner for you, so take a look at what we have on offer.
Confederacy, None: We got work, we got credits.
Confederacy, None: Missions still coming thick and fast. You ready for more? Are you able to take on any of the open contracts for us?

Cooperative, Lockdown: Reluctantly we've had to implement a system-wide lockdown.
 
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"Enlightened ways"? :rolleyes:

These factions would be much more believable if the British mockery of how they perceive them wasn't there...this is like the Alliance Communist factions' description all over again...

Eh what the hell...it's the closest we'll ever get to an anarchist representation in game...time to spread some cooperatives.
 
Cooperative, Investment: "We found no suitable systems to expand into, so we'll invest heavily in developing our local services instead."
 
Anarchy in active Investment: "We're unable to expand so we're investing in our core system."
Anarchy in active Lockdown: "We've imposed a system-wide lockdown to maintain stability. Extreme? Maybe, but necessary."

Cooperative in active Lockdown: "Reluctantly we've had to implement a system-wide lockdown."

Communism in active Famine: "No doubt you have heard reports of the famine affecting our system."
Communism in active Lockdown: "We've imposed a system-wide lockdown."

Confederacy in active Lockdown: "Things are a little tense in the system right now. We had to impose a lockdown because of the recent unrest."

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Feudal in active Expansion: "We are preparing to expand to another system."
 
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Damn those commercial prisons, hijacking stations to turn them into prisons!

In the meanwhile I found the last missing active confederacy states:

Confederacy in active Investment: "Our planned expansion has stalled due to a lack of suitable star systems. So we'll take this opportunity to develop our local resources."
Conferedacy in active Retreat: "Our expansion plan failed and we are now in retreat."

Next up, democracy and dictatorship investing in Takurua and Sothis!

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Dictatorship in active Investment: "We were unable to expand as no system deserved our presence. Instead we'll develop our local assets for the court." That's weirdly...feudal like attitude and statement. Takurua Legion claims its a dictatorship but speaks of a court like those feudals.

Democracy in active Investment: "As we can't expand into another system, we're building things up in this system." Sounds sensible. Federation Unite! of Sothis was contributor.
 
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