"at your own risk"

Erik Hoover grinchy at GRINCHY.COM
Wed Jan 26 15:58:11 UTC 2005

>  The title of the dialogue box in SpyBot says "SpyBot Seach and
> Destroy - Use at your own risk!"
> Is this a pseudo-clever pun of some sort?  Does it mean - or is it
> supposed to suggest - "Use AGAINST your potential RISKS?"  Or is it a
> message from Windows warning me to use Bill Gates's products only?
> What's with this?

My guess is that SpyBot is emphatically declining to take
responsibility if something goes wrong.


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