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#134964 - 06/06/08 02:51 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: climberslacker]
Erik_B Offline

Registered: 08/10/07
Posts: 315
Loc: Somewhere in my own little wor...
agreed. you know the system has ceased to be functional when the fastening pin on an award medal is considered a dangerous weapon.
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#134982 - 06/06/08 04:49 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: Erik_B]
Mike_H Offline

Registered: 04/04/07
Posts: 612
Loc: SE PA
Esp. for a Medal of Honor winner!
"I reject your reality and substitute my own..." - Adam Savage / Mythbusters

#134993 - 06/06/08 05:26 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: Erik_B]
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Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 2148
Loc: Bucks County PA
Having just returned from another air trip, I relate the following story.

On this trip, a one day in and out to a southern city, I carried in my rolling card a video projector, which we use for our pitch presentation to Potential Client.

Also on my person is a home-made burrito (I bring food on my trips, because I can't ever find healthy choices when I travel), and in rolling bag, in a pouch, is, as there has been for over a year, a small folding knife:
The knife was accidentally left in a pouch and it was my intention to remove it long ago, but the knife has been to Chicago with me so many times, that I decided to just leave it in there.

Well, my bag has been hand-checked several times (the burrito always gets attention) and it's been about a year now and not once have they picked up on this knife. I have a mailer, ready to go, but the knife just sits there.

I feel safer.

#135045 - 06/07/08 12:29 AM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: MartinFocazio]
OldBaldGuy Offline

Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 5695
Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
Don't let them see that picture, they won't let you on the plane with it...

#135062 - 06/07/08 02:57 AM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: Erik_B]
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Registered: 11/26/06
Posts: 724
Loc: Dallas, Pennsylvania, United S...
  • Those Silly A**es
  • Thousands Standing Around
  • Taking Scissors Away
  • Travel Suppression Agency
  • Tired, Stupid, & Angry
  • Terrorists Slip Aboard
“Hiking is just walking where it’s okay to pee. Sometimes old people hike by mistake.” — Demitri Martin

#135087 - 06/07/08 01:47 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: JCWohlschlag]
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Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 5695
Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
Tee Shirt Agents...

#135089 - 06/07/08 01:54 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: JCWohlschlag]
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Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 4987
"Travel Suppression Agency" That's how I view them. I won't step foot in an air terminal.

#135099 - 06/07/08 07:06 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: Russ]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1928
Loc: Emerald City, OZ
Given what is happening now, it looks like the terrorists have won. frown

Jeanette Isabelle
"Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble." -- Frederick Henry Royce

#135292 - 06/09/08 05:51 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: Erik_B]
picard120 Offline
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Registered: 07/10/05
Posts: 763
Airport authority has stupid policies to screen out dangerous people. If they can't differentiate between a movie T-shirt and a real weapon, we have serious problem.

#135293 - 06/09/08 05:53 PM Re: Airline-safe PSKs [Re: MDinana]
picard120 Offline
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Registered: 07/10/05
Posts: 763
what will airport screener do if a woman wear a sport bra?

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