This article was last updated on: December 14th of 2021
Ian in his Summer 2021 Election video on June 10th of 2021.
"Think of it this way though. If y'all had voted for goose and not for Sean, we wouldn't have had the 1.1 reforms."
- Ian Hampton on his goose's failed run for Dictator, 12/07/20.
"It doesn't make any sense for me to run again. The whole point of me running was to break up the Eli and Sean monopoly. Now that I've done that, my work is done."
- Ian on his dictatorship and the possibility of running for a second term, 12/14/21.
Ian Hampton is the current Dictator of Willemstan, the first Non-Original Member of Willemstan to hold the position. He was not involved in the Silly School for Cosmic Children (Google Classroom) when it was still in use. He joined the Willemstan Discord Server on November 4th of 2019, but was involved in Willemstan through Charlie as far back as February of 2019. Before becoming Dictator, Ian was a member of Eli Payton's Construction Crew, and developed the fair election system under Sean's Second Dictatorship. He is mostly known for creating the Willemstan Wiki, his Willemstan Propaganda, and running his goose as a candidate for a past election.
Silly School Accounts
- Ian Hampton (March 2020 - Present)
Willemstan Discord Accounts
- Ian has used the same Discord account since he joined Willemstan. His username is currently "Xsotan", which it has been since 2018. He has been nicknamed "Scrooge" in Willemstan since December 6th of 2021. He was nicknamed "Comrade Duck" in Willemstan from September to early December 2021. His nickname in Willemstan was "ien" for a brief time in 2021 as well.
Main article: Leadership of Willemstan's Dictators and Presidents
Ian is currently serving as the seventh Dictator of Willemstan. He won the Summer 2021 Election.
Ian first gained a position of power in Willemstan back on February 12th of 2019, when he was placed into the Electoral Committee by Charlie, despite not being a member of Willemstan at the time. However, as you probably know, the committee was unofficially disbanded and never actually held any power.
His first legitimate administrative position was as a member of Eli Payton's administrative team and Construction Crew, during Eli's Second Dictatorship. While an Admim V2, he drafted the New Articles of Willemstan and ran many server events. Ian retained administrative power when Sean became Dictator for the second time, and was promoted to General (alongside Charlie). While General, he created the free election reforms and continued to run some server events.
Due to the fact that Charlie was fired from his longstanding position as election manager during the coup, Ian volunteered to run the Winter 2020 Election. However, Charlie was able to co-host the election after all, as he was given the ability to view the ballot in order to run the election livestream. Ian and Charlie ran the Summer 2021 Election together as well.
Ian ran Dictator in the Summer 2021 Election, and won 39 points, winning the election. On July 11th of 2021, just over a week after taking power, Ian stated that he would not run for Dictator again in order to allow others to seek the position.
Despite not being a citizen at the time of the Summer 2019 Election, Ian was able to vote because Charlie outsourced the ballot to him. He voted for Annie Payton, and also cast a few fraudulent ballots in favor of Annie. In the Winter 2019 Election, Ian voted for his goose, and cast a handful of fraudulent ballots for a variety of candidates. During the Winter 2020 Election, Ian voted for Sean, and cast two fraudulent ballots for Sean as well. For the Summer 2021 Election, he voted for himself, Josue, and Thomas.
Antarctica Discord Server
Main article: Antarctica Discord Server
Ian was the owner of the Antarctica Discord Server, an initially separate group from Willemstan. He eventually allowed Charlie to purchase a channel in the server with stolen computer bolts from the school, who used it to outsource Willemstan elections.
Main article: System I
Ian was one of the three founders of the System folder, alongside Charlie and Sean. He contributed viruses and random files to it.
Main article: System II
Ian created the backup folder which would later become System II. Poetically, he was also involved in destroying it after System III was established.
Main article: System III
System III was created by Ian on Google Drive as a temporary hub for the System files. He did add a few things to System III though, such as an entire Lord of the Flies audio book.
Main article: System IV
Ian is a regular contributor to System IV, the longest lasting System folder to date. He usually just edits the wiki and archive directories, but contributed to the pirated movie stash during 2020 at one point.
Live Camera Feed
Main article: Live Camera Feed
Ian recorded most of the "Live Camera Feed moment" clips from the Live Camera Feed stream on Silly Goose.
Ian created the Willemstan Wiki in March of 2020, and received help from Charlie and Sean in developing the first version, which was released the following month on Google Drive. Since then, the wiki has grown to over 100 articles, and is now hosted on System IV. A backup also exists on his computer.
Hornet Hive Podcast
Main article: Hornet Hive Podcast
Ian is one of the few regular viewers of the Hornet Hive Podcast, the school district's one and only podcast hosted by Dr. Adam Spina and Chris Lewis. He writes summaries on each episode so that the citizens of Willemstan do not have to listen to it.
Willemstan 1.1 Reforms
Main article: Willemstan 1.1 Reforms
While he was not in power at the time, Ian contributed many suggestions to the Willemstan 1.1 Reforms through conversations with Sean. The deletion of the Original Ranking System can be traced back to him, although Sean took it to a further extreme than Ian proposed. However, many of Ian's ideas were not implemented, which he later voiced to Eli Payton when he took control of the server during the Willemstan Coup.
Willemstan Civil War
Main article: Willemstan Civil War
Ian was on the side of Eli's administration (the Willemstan Reactionaries) during the Willemstan Civil War. He also ran the civil war event alongside it, which unfortunately didn't gain much traction, but inspired plenty of future Willemstan Propaganda.
2020 Rescue Operation
Main article: 2020 System IV Rescue Operation
Ian, alongside three other members of Willemstan, questionably entered Williamston High School over the summer of 2020, in order to recover the System IV computer from the robotics room. The operation was a success.
Willemstan Economy Initiative
Main article: History of Willemstan's Economy
Ian Hampton, alongside Malcolm Hollingworth, created the Willemstan Economy Initiative in an effort to encourage participation in server events. It was a failure.
Minecraft WHS Project
Main article: Minecraft WHS Project
Ian lead the Minecraft WHS Project, tasked with recreating Williamston High School in Minecraft. While great progress was made at first, development slowed, and the plug was pulled on the project in 2021.
Willemstan Salt Mine
Main article: Willemstan Salt Mine
Ian is responsible for the creation of the Willemstan Salt Mine, the current punishment system for Willemstan. Rule breakers are forced to "mine" a completely random quota of salt to earn their freedom. Oppressed citizens can spend as much as a few hours all the way to weeks in the mines as a result.
Live Camera Feed: Season Two
Main article: Live Camera Feed: Season Two
Just like he did with the previous series of Live Camera Feeds, Ian clipped many of the Live Camera Feed highlights from the stream. He also participated in blasting noise in the school this time. He was prosecuted during the March Incident.
Empire of Willemstan
Main article: Empire of Willemstan
Ian came up with the Empire of Willemstan Directive, in which Willemstan raided other online communities and attempted to annex them into Willemstan. This directive was authorized under Sean Kavanagh's Second Dictatorship, and unfortunately wasn't that successful.
Main article: Willemstan Elections
Also under Sean's Second Dictatorship, Ian proposed legislation which reformed the Willemstan election process to a fair system. These reforms would later be amended further during his own dictatorship, but most of the work was done in February 2021.
2021 Inventory Operation
Main article: 2021 Inventory Operation
Ian lead the 2021 Inventory Operation, which conducted a total survey of all the stuff left in the storage areas between the D2 and D4 classrooms.