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Unfortunately, you have to include a disclaimer somewhere on your site or inevitably, someone will try to sue you for something. To that end, here is our disclaimer.
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Here is a lengthy disclaimer that was recently sent to me. We don’t sell products of any kind and everything here is completely free. I didn’t have time to modify everything, but I was advised to put this up as soon as possible, so here it is. Again – I do all this for free and ask for nothing in return, but I must have something to protect my efforts. Visitors may leave comments that seem to know what they are discussing, but may be inaccurate. I do my best to deliver solid information, but nothing is 100%. It’s a crazy world out there and people actually make a living at suing people!
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