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Screeners Finds Gun In Kid's Teddy Bear  
User currently offlineUN_B732 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 4289 posts, RR: 4
Posted (11 years 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1664 times:

http://edition.cnn.com/2003/TRAVEL/07/17/gun.teddy.bear/index.html

Cute teddy bear, I hope they don't get rid of him.
-UN



What now?
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User currently offlineWMUPilot From United States of America, joined Jan 2003, 1473 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1629 times:

Now i wait for all the TSA critics to jump in and say they got lucky.

Great job to that screener!



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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 49
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1618 times:

WOW! You just wonder what sick minds are really out there! A loaded gun inside a teddy bear, what is the kid did manage to get it to fire. Or what if someone had hoped it got through security and was going to be on that plane?


You can cut the irony with a knife
User currently offlineWMUPilot From United States of America, joined Jan 2003, 1473 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1555 times:

http://edition.cnn.com/2003/TRAVEL/07/17/gun.teddy.bear/index.html

"Federal screeners have made two other catches recently. In Hartford, Connecticut, screeners stopped a man who had slipped a knife down the back of a six-year-old child's shirt to try to slip it past security, Johnson said.

Also at that airport, screeners stopped a 67-year-old man who had hollowed out his prosthetic leg to conceal a nine-inch knife in a scabbard."


The first one is just pure disturbing but the second one is kinda funny. People seem to be going to great lengths to get weapons onboard our aircraft.




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User currently offlineCovert From Ghana, joined Oct 2001, 1450 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1434 times:

Now i wait for all the TSA critics to jump in and say they got lucky.

Yeah the first time they open their eyes, look what turns up...

covert



thank goodness for TCAS !
User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6202 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1372 times:

Federal screeners have made two other catches recently. In Hartford, Connecticut, screeners stopped a man who had slipped a knife down the back of a six-year-old child's shirt to try to slip it past security, Johnson said.

Is the six year old kid in Guantanamo Bay yet?  Big thumbs up



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