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below, you shouldn't register with Optionetics.com. We may change these terms at
any time but will notify you in advance of any material changes; your continued
use of Optionetics means that you accept any new or modified terms and conditions.
So please check back here from time to time.
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we strive to provide quality content, we can't and we don't warrant the completeness
or accuracy of the content found in our areas, or its usefulness for any particular
purpose. And although we have the hardest-working, most talented traders/writers
in the business, Optionetics also makes no promises that our content or the service
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Under no circumstances will Optionetics be liable for direct, indirect, incidental,
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One of our principle tenets at Optionetics.com is that the best person to handle
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or representations as to the accuracy, completeness, or truth of any material contained
on our site. There are literally thousands of contributors here, most, we believe,
with incredibly interesting and insightful information and opinions to share. But
we can't and won't take responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or even the
truth of every post on our service. Remember: All information and content provided
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