The Matrix Community Official Disclaimer

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Unofficial Disclaimer that does not carry any legal weight whatsoever:

In addition to the above disclaimer, by using this site, you agree that you are an adult at least 150 years of age in dog years, are wearing pink underwear and do not originate from Planet Earth. You agree that little green men talk to you at night when no one is looking. You agree to sell your soul to Elvis' ghost for $0.02 [or at least the equivalent of a newsgroup posting]. You agree that the Living Chicken Salad, in addition to Flying Space Chickens and Funky Monkeys, are listed among the Unexplained Phenomena of the World in the Great Big Unexplained Phenomena Book. You also agree not to eat the salad or the elephant. Your death of starvation is none of our concern.