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We are a collection of happy geeks! We are people who are into anime, fantasy, sci fi, video games, tabletop gaming, manga, comic books, and more. Mostly we just like to get together and have fun! We have anime nights, gaming nights, movie nights, conventions we attend together, Renaissance Faires, costume parties and so much more. We've also had more outdoorsy events such as kayaking. If you live in the greater Boston area and want to meet people with similar interests, then join our group and come to an event!
Check us out on Facebook! www.facebook.com/HappyGeeks
Be respectful and courteous of your fellow group members.
Only RSVP to an event if you are able to attend. Multiple "no shows" will get you removed from the group. Telling someone in advance that you will not be able to make it will not count against you. We like 48 hours notice in advance for a change in plans in regards to RSVPs.
If someone makes an event and it requires bringing a food or drink donation, do not show up empty handed or you will be turned away.
We only accept members who are 21+. The age range for our meetup members is 20's and 30's. If we discover that you are not 21, you may be removed from the group.
All members are required to have one personal photo (a picture of their face) in their profile photo file.
Don't complain about too many emails if you have not adjusted your email settings in meetup. Meetup.com likes to spam people, it is not our fault. :P
Please feel free to email us at HappyGeeksMeetup@gmail.com with any questions, or get at us through our profile emails. :)
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ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM
BY AGREEING TO AN ACCEPTANCE IN BECOMING A MEMBER OF HAPPY GEEKS OF GREATER BOSTON YOU ARE AGREEING TO ABIDE BY THIS DISCLAIMER. ANY PARTICIPATION IN ANY HAPPY GEEKS OF GREATER BOSTON ACTIVITY, EVENT, OR POST IS AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT THAT YOU AGREE TO THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ARE FULLY AND COMPLETELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY GUEST YOU BRING TO ANY HAPPY GEEKS OF GREATER BOSTON MEETUP EVENT, ACTIVITY OR POST. ANY PARTICIPATION IN ANY HAPPY GEEKS OF GREATER BOSTON ACTIVITY, EVENT, OR POST IS CONSIDERED A PERSONAL ACCEPTANCE AND SIGNATURE OF THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND CONTRACT.
I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY/ALL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH HAPPY GEEKS OF GREATER BOSTON MEETUP, here to referenced as Happy Geeks, including by way of example and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault.
I certify that I am physically and mentally fit, have sufficiently prepared or trained for participation in any Happy Geeks activity, and have not been advised to not participate by a qualified medical professional. I certify that there are no health-related, legal reasons, or problems which preclude my participation in any Happy Geeks activity.
I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form will be used by the event holders, sponsors, and organizers of the activity or event in which I may participate, and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said activity.
In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in any Happy Geeks activity, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and any guests I bring to any Happy Geeks activity or event and assigns as follows:
(A) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this activity, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: The Happy Geeks of Greater Boston, (Happy Geeks) and/or their directors, officers, organizers , volunteers, representatives, members, and event hosts, and the activity holders, sponsors, and volunteers;
(B) INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in any activity or event, whether caused by the negligence of release or otherwise.
I acknowledge that Happy Geeks of Greater Boston and their directors, officers, organizers, volunteers, members, representatives, and agents are NOT responsible for the errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific activity on their behalf.
I acknowledge that any activity may involve a test of a person's physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic, lack of hydration, and actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, organizers, monitors, members, guests, and/or producers of any Happy Geeks activity. These risks are not only inherent to participants, but are also present for volunteers and guests of members.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity.
I understand while participating in any Happy Geeks activity, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the activity holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and assigns.
The Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.
BY PARTICIPATING IN ANY HAPPY GEEKS OF GREATER BOSTON ACTIVITY, EVENT, OR POST, I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I AGREE TO ABIDE BY IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL AS A MEMBER OF HAPPY GEEKS OF GREATER BOSTON.
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