Weird wording in our FAQ

This is completely minor, but it caught my eye in the signature section:

Please don’t use signatures or taglines in your posts, or they will be removed.

Maybe it’s me, but the “or” feels redundant in there. It feels like “as”, “because”, . or ; would be better.

(Asking this here as opposed to meta, because it is about word choice)

Answer

I think it’s here worded as a simple warning, as a short form synonymous to “or else”:

or else
• used to warn what will happen if something is not carried out: you go along with this or else you’re going to jail.

(New Oxford American Dictionary)

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Source : Link , Question Author : Benjol , Answer Author : aedia λ

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