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OMG airport security in USA makes headlines

Post by ksl » Sat, 28 Aug 2010 3:04 am

How did this UK guy get through all the security checks with fireworks :???: He was caught in UK on arrival and released without charge

Even more hideous is the fact the guy didn't consider any security implications :roll:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-ma ... r-10996471

Oops! it should have been in the rubbish section, I never considered the security implications :oops:
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Re: OMG airport security in USA makes headlines

Post by nakatago » Sat, 28 Aug 2010 3:17 am

ksl wrote:How did this UK guy get through all the security checks with fireworks :???: He was caught in UK on arrival and released without charge

Even more hideous is the fact the guy didn't consider any security implications :roll:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-ma ... r-10996471
TSA agents were too busy looking at nekkid pictures and harassing passengers about explosive drinks... :roll:
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Re: OMG airport security in USA makes headlines

Post by ksl » Sat, 28 Aug 2010 3:22 am

nakatago wrote:
ksl wrote:How did this UK guy get through all the security checks with fireworks :???: He was caught in UK on arrival and released without charge

Even more hideous is the fact the guy didn't consider any security implications :roll:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-ma ... r-10996471
TSA agents were too busy looking at nekkid pictures and harassing passengers about explosive drinks... :roll:
Crikey are you still up! I could do with an explosive drink, though i have to settle for vinegar just now! On the wagon!

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Re: OMG airport security in USA makes headlines

Post by nakatago » Sat, 28 Aug 2010 4:02 am

ksl wrote:
nakatago wrote:
ksl wrote:How did this UK guy get through all the security checks with fireworks :???: He was caught in UK on arrival and released without charge

Even more hideous is the fact the guy didn't consider any security implications :roll:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-ma ... r-10996471
TSA agents were too busy looking at nekkid pictures and harassing passengers about explosive drinks... :roll:
Crikey are you still up! I could do with an explosive drink, though i have to settle for vinegar just now! On the wagon!
We already finished the whiskey but we still got some vodka, tequila and several bottles of wine. You know, stuff the TSA thinks can act like nitroglycerine when mixed and are overpriced in singers. :roll:
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Post by Calmday » Sun, 29 Aug 2010 3:53 pm

Two words. "Government" "Employees".

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Post by longstebe » Sat, 04 Sep 2010 2:35 pm

TSA workers are a little on the arrogant side I think.

There they are chewing gum and directing orders at you.

Give them a badge and 10 bucks p/hr and they think there something special.

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Post by AngelJoy » Tue, 07 Sep 2010 11:09 am

longstebe wrote:TSA workers are a little on the arrogant side I think.

There they are chewing gum and directing orders at you.

Give them a badge and 10 bucks p/hr and they think there something special.
totally agree!!
i was delayed by the stupid airtrain in JFK last month for my flight from NYC back to Chicago,so me and my friend rushed to the agent,they asked us to stayed in line,and the reason they gave us"since you already missed your flight,so just wait!!"
it took us another 4 hours to get on the flight back,and..it was in La Gaurdia instead.and there were a bunch of ppl who were in the same situation as us,it was just a pure joke to me.

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Post by FlyingScotsman » Tue, 07 Sep 2010 2:18 pm

AngelJoy wrote:
longstebe wrote:TSA workers are a little on the arrogant side I think.

There they are chewing gum and directing orders at you.

Give them a badge and 10 bucks p/hr and they think there something special.
totally agree!!
i was delayed by the stupid airtrain in JFK last month for my flight from NYC back to Chicago,so me and my friend rushed to the agent,they asked us to stayed in line,and the reason they gave us"since you already missed your flight,so just wait!!"
it took us another 4 hours to get on the flight back,and..it was in La Gaurdia instead.and there were a bunch of ppl who were in the same situation as us,it was just a pure joke to me.
At least they didn't make you buy another ticket. Try that with BA as my daughter did, and, even though the gate wasn't closed, they sent her and 4 fellow passengers on a WALK between terminals, and 7 mths pregnant, exhausted, they bullied and demanded 260 quid for another ticket for a one hour flight...all because they had not loaded, or already removed the luggage BEFORE the gate closed.
Hey ho...

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Post by longstebe » Fri, 10 Sep 2010 5:46 am

AngelJoy wrote:
longstebe wrote:TSA workers are a little on the arrogant side I think.

There they are chewing gum and directing orders at you.

Give them a badge and 10 bucks p/hr and they think there something special.
totally agree!!
i was delayed by the stupid airtrain in JFK last month for my flight from NYC back to Chicago,so me and my friend rushed to the agent,they asked us to stayed in line,and the reason they gave us"since you already missed your flight,so just wait!!"
it took us another 4 hours to get on the flight back,and..it was in La Gaurdia instead.and there were a bunch of ppl who were in the same situation as us,it was just a pure joke to me.
Trouble is nowadays, people play by the rules too much, instead of using a little common sense. I think they get a kick out of it all.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 10 Sep 2010 12:28 pm

That or the people using the facilities have gotten so used to bending the rules that once it is enforced all take umbrage at having to 'obey' the rules.

I go there now with a large helping of resignation as that is all that will get you through without upping your blood pressure.
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