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  1. warlording(Noun)

    The act of denouncing, dissecting or mocking bloated signature blocks in Usenet postings.

    Etymology: Named after the Usenet group alt.fan.warlord which was established as a forum for warlording, itself named after the Usenet user with the handle "Death Star, War Lord of the West" who became infamous among certain circles in the Usenet community for possessing a particularly bloated signature block.

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  1. warlording

    [from the Usenet group alt.fan.warlord] The act of excoriating a bloated, ugly, or derivative sig block. Common grounds for warlording include the presence of a signature rendered in a BUAF, over-used or cliched sig quotes, ugly ASCII art, or simply excessive size. The original ‘Warlord’ was a B1FF-like newbie c.1991 who featured in his sig a particularly large and obnoxious ASCII graphic resembling the sword of Conan the Barbarian in the 1981 John Milius movie; the group name alt.fan.warlord was sarcasm, and the characteristic mode of warlording is devastatingly sarcastic praise. See also McQuary limit.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of warlording in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of warlording in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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