Reference to a subtraction of "poince" in life caused by failure of some sort.

Brought about in 2008 on the forum Fazed by Soreign hofing himself and ladyA taking 5 poince from him.

"-5 points for HOFing yourself"

Continually applies to all forms of failure.
by Soreign September 08, 2010
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Respective rating used to report ballpark signal strength and clarity of a transmission. So a 5 by 1 means a strong signal is present, but what is saying cannot be understood. 1 by 5 means you can understand them, but a signal is barely coming in. 5 by 5 is ideal for both counts.

Can also be used nowadays to mean one is doing well.
Ex. A) – command to alpha2IC, do you read?
-command this is alpha2IC, I got you 5 by 5.

b) How’s it going?
I’m 5 by 5.
by vodka June 02, 2004
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A shortened version of the drinking term "5 shots in 5 minutes". Can also be converted to 6 in 6, 7 in 7, or if you're trying to die, 10 in 10.
I did 5 in 5 and went to Rugby... there was mostly dudes there so I did 5 in 5 again and passed the fuck out.
by JK February 08, 2005
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A pizza deal from dominos that Herman Cain decided to change slightly to 9-9-9 to come up with a catchy slogan for his campaign for his stance on tax reform
Bro 1: Hey I think Herman Cain is a great candidate this economic his 9-9-9 plan is great!
Bro 2: You know he stole that plan from Dominos 5-5-5 deal

Bro 1: Dude I love Pizza I am voting for him for sure now
Bro 2: facepalms
by Jacque Costeau November 20, 2011
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This is an old aeronautical radio term. Radio signal strength and clarity were measured on a scale of 1 to 5. Today the term "Loud and Clear" is preferred to "5 by 5".

In slang use "5 by 5" means things are well, good, or as expected.
by balrog May 16, 2003
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the special from domino's, which walty wants to order every single night
yo you want the 5-5-5 deal?
by walty555 January 31, 2006
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Tip your uber and receive a 5 star rider rating.
My rider rating is a 4.3? You gotta drop the 5 for 5.

She was so nice and polite. Did she 5 for 5? Nope drop the 4.
by the jeremy meagher April 29, 2016
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