• New BBS Disclaimer

    From Daryl Stout@1:19/33 to All on Friday, September 04, 2020 00:05:40
    ......... as a public service for all harried sysops, is a
    standard disclaimer form, much like the "fine print" at the
    bottom of an automobile commercial:

    This BBS is an "as-is" service. Neither the sysops, the school
    district, the Pope, Rush Limbaugh, or God HIMSELF will be held liable if
    the BBS does any of the following: Crashes, shuts down with or without
    warning, decides it doesn't like you, smokes profusely, makes that
    "chk-chk" noise like a broken washing machine, shoots sparks, causes a
    total nuclear holocaust, spins around several times and vomits pea soup,
    gives off "Bad Vibes," plays "Daisy" repeatedly, steals your boyfriend/girlfriend, falls in love with and begins humping your floppy
    disk drive, or spontaneously combusts.

    Do not operate heavy machinery after using this BBS. This BBS may
    cause drowsiness, dizziness, heart palpitations, shortness of breath,
    angina, temporary blindness, loss of consciousness, seizures, skin
    rashes, nausea, vomiting, the involuntary playing of Elvis songs,
    bloating, water retention, and/or spontaneous transformation into small woodland forest creatures. We are not responsible for emotional damage resulting from use of this BBS. Repeated and prolonged usage may cause paranoia, confusion, feelings of despair or ebullience, or a "Bad Hair
    Day." This BBS contains no user serviceable parts; see licensed
    technician before removing cover or striking. No lifeguard on duty.

    For children under 12, give half usual dosage. May be habit forming.
    No refunds or exchanges. Failure to follow appropriate safety
    precautions can and may result in mutilation or death. Contents under
    extreme pressure; do not puncture or incinerate this BBS. Void where prohibited. State and local taxes may apply. Avoid contact with eyes or
    mucous membranes. Not responsible for demonic possession and/or control
    of users.

    Read all instructions before using this BBS. This service not
    available in all areas. This BBS is not a bank or insured by the FDIC.
    If skin rash or other irritation develops, discontinue usage and contact
    your physician immediately. Do not use this BBS while bathing. For
    EXTERNAL use only. Not responsible for lost or misplaced mail or other
    personal items.

    Any resemblance to any persons living or dead is purely coincidental.
    No warranties are either express, or implied. Do not use this BBS under
    the influence of mind-altering drugs and/or alcohol unless those
    substances have already kicked in. For best results, time your
    medications properly. Not responsible for psychiatric care needed as a
    result of using this BBS. In case of accidental ingestion, do not
    induce vomiting.

    Not responsible for incidental or consequential damages, or for acts
    of God. It is illegal in some states to use this BBS while sleeping.
    Temporary insanity may result from the use/misuse of this BBS. The
    Supreme Court has ruled that using this BBS while performing surgery may
    be a violation of Federal Laws and restrictions.

    This disclaimer is not valid in Borneo, Outer Mongolia, on any day
    ending in "Y" of months which do not end in "R," and within five miles
    of the lower Volga River. Void where applicable by law. Do not fold,
    spindle or mutilate. Try not to step on the cracks. Avoid overdusting.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (1:19/33)