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mod poser

1. Someone who tries to appear modern (hence "mod") and trendy by dressing in fashionable clothes. He spends so much time and money on his appearance to project this hip façade, but he's just a mod poser.
2. Someone who pretends to be a moderator, or acts as if they have the authority of one, in an online forum or community. I was playing against this guy online last night who was a total mod poser—he kept threatening to ban my account just because he kept losing to me.
See also: mod, poser

mod poser

(ˈmɑd ˈpozɚ)
n. someone who looks mod in dress only. (Collegiate.) Tiffany is such a mod poser. At home it’s jeans and a T-shirt.
See also: mod, poser

poser

n. someone who pretends to belong to a group only by affecting the attributes of the group. (see also mod poser.) What’s he doing here? He’s just a poser, looking for dates.
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Round 7: One poser with 10 answers and 10 further general knowledge teasers.
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He said of Erdos: ``In our century, in which mathematics is so strongly dominated by `theory doctors,' he has remained the prince of problem solvers and the absolute monarch of problem posers.
Pub: Waggon Inn, Eighton Banks, Gateshead Question Master: Philip Day and Time of Quiz: Sunday 9pm Price: pounds 2 per team Prize Money: Money collected and a pounds 15 food voucher paid out Food: None Participating age groups: Wide range Star Rating: 8/10 Number of Teams: Twelve Marking System: Marked by the host Most unusual name: Team numbers only Quiz Format Round 1 10 pictures with a separate prize for this Round 2 Entertainment, 10 posers Round 3 Be a Sport.
SO BAGHEAD CONTINUES HIS JOURNEY TO SPREAD THE GOOD WORD OF PURE SKATING, AND TO STOP ALL THE MALL LOVING POSERS.
ROUND 2:10 musical posers, find the years of release.
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10 posers called The Blockbuster round, list of initial letters supplied to the posers, Round 5 13 challenges with an anagram to help with the answers
Cause you'll sell your piss-poor mag to all the uprising posers who change 10 times before going out to skate and shower regularly.
So if you played your joker (for double points) on this round, 50 points were available on showbusiness posers and a total of 71 was enough to win.