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User currently offlineAirTran737 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3704 posts, RR: 12
Posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 9149 times:
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Last week in MKE one of the TSA's finest got his hand caught in the CTX machine. After wasting the time of the Police, Fire Department, and Airport Ops they were finally able to free him after ten minutes. But it doesn't end there. After being freed from the machine the EMT's strapped him to a gurnee and took him to the hospital. Glad to know that the 9/11 fees that passengers are paying are going to good use. And these clowns are making sure our skies are safe? I've got a retarded uncle who could do a better job than these guys.

Anyone else have any funny TSA stories to share?


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User currently offlineNtspelich From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 764 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 9042 times:

I work on the ramp, so I carry a bin pin with me on my key chain. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to go get something to eat on a different concourse, which meant that I had to go out through security and then onto that concourse through their TSA checkpoint. Then the genius working the x-ray machine informed me that I couldn't keep my bin pins, as they were weapons. I guess that the shape threw them off. So, I politely tried to explain what it was for, but they were just oblivious, I don't even think that the two of them in that lane knew there were cargo doors on planes. So after getting some blank stares, I just blurted out "It's the key to the plane."

"The key to the plane? Why do you have one?" they replied.

"In case we ever need to move one. We all carry them."

"Well, you should have just said that to begin with."

And that is why I don't feel any safer.

NTS



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User currently offlineAirgeek12 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 9001 times:

Haha. That's very funny Ntspelch. Ya, some TSA emplyees can be real idiots. They like work at a place they know nothing about! :p. I have to many stories about TSA idiots like mentioned but they're not nearly as good as the ones you already have! :p I'm not even sure if I can remember them.

User currently offlineFewsolarge From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 8981 times:

What ticks me off is a regular occurrence: We all know that some shoes are soft and won't set off the scanner, and that some need to be X-rayed. I come up to the front of the line, and the agent says something like, "We recommend removing your shoes." I might come back with, "I know these won't set off the scanner." Then the agent says, "We strongly recommend removing your shoes." The circus continues until it's obvious that the intent is not a recommendation, but an imperative wrapped in customer-service speak. I have no problem conforming to the imperatives of a government authority, but if they're going to frame it up as an option, I'm going to feel free to choose.

If anyone at the TSA is reading this, I "recommend" a training intervention to tell agents to cut to the chase if they are issuing a command.


User currently offlineAerofan From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1517 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 8873 times:

I would hardly call the TSA employee an idiot for getting his hand caught. Accidents do happen you know. Have you never tripped and fallen as an adult? Broken something? Gotten something lost?

User currently offlineCactus739 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2448 posts, RR: 30
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 8848 times:

AirTran

Couple of weeks ago at work I slipped on a wet floor and bruised my leg up, almost hit my head on the counter too on the way down. It was an accident, just like the TSA guy's... does that make me an idiot too?

Aerofan...thank you!



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User currently offlineCkfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 5236 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 8840 times:

Fewsolarge:

If anyone at TSA gives me grief about my shoes, I simply say, "They don't set off the metal detectors at O'Hare." That usually gets the screener to shut up.

But here's the one that takes the cake. My wife forgot to take off her shoes at ATL and set off the detector. She was carrying our 5-month-old son. They asked if he was a boy or a girl. When she said he was a boy, they went scrambling to find a male screener, even though my wife said that wasn't necessary.

Then, the screeners got irritated that I wasn't there to hold our son while she was being wanded. The fact that I had to get into a different line, because the stroller was too big to fit through that lane's x-ray machine didn't impress them.

When I rolled up the stroller to put him in, I even got asked if I always go into a different line to have the stroller x-rayed. I said only when the x-ray machine it too small, and rather than put up a sign to that effect, you have screeners who try to stuff strollers like meatcutters stuffing sausage casings.

That didn't make his day.


User currently offlineAirTran737 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3704 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 8801 times:
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Actually that would have been freakin hilarious to see. The point that I was trying to convey is that this guy was such a baby that once he got unstuck from the machine that he got caught in, he was strapped to a gurnee and taken to the hospital. Rub some dirt on it and get back out there.

Ntspelich,


I know exactly what you're talking about. I keep a bypass pin on my lanyard in case we have lose one. While going through checkpoint one day the screener tried to take it from me saying that it was not legal to carry through checkpoint. A screening supervisor go involved and said that I couldn't have it also. I simply took it back, bypassed security, and waved at the screener when I was back in the terminal. These guys were trying to take a tool that is essential to my job away from me. The TSA needs to get better quality employees. Maybe when the carnival comes to town this summer they will be able to recruit some new screeners.



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User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 8664 times:

About the shoes bit at security, I beat them to the punch and take them off and place them in the plastic bid before they say take em off.
One TSA fellow told me in conversation they weren't necessarily looking for just metal shanks anymore but, as he put it, "other things as well". This advance move gets me through the drill a lot quicker then the guy behind me saying "why?" and "be extra careful of my laptop..its very expensive". No kidding.
The less you say to TSA, the quicker you are on your way...
Hey, that rhymes.....LOL
safe



If two people agree on EVERYTHING, then one isn't necessary.
User currently offlineFLAIRPORT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 8624 times:

I'm proud to say I have never had a dumb/negative expirence with the TSA.

Even when I'm randomly selected, the people were nice and not necessarly forceful and definently not dumb.

But most of my expirences have been at FLL...where they give many employees sensitivity training.
We'll see how they like 45 high school kids Friday morning!


User currently offlineTHVGJP From Ukraine, joined Mar 2002, 158 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 8556 times:

Yeah, read my post about the presidential inaguration.
As I stated I had good seats and these rent a cops only gave us a cursory pat down and didnt have enough women agents to chck al the females. They were totally out of their element and had the deer in the headlight look. I guess once you take them out of the airport environment they loose their ability to think. As I said no metal detectors at all,no shoes off no strip searches only a slight patdown of outer garments, glad to know our Presidents save with these goofs around


User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 8418 times:

Look TSA has a tough job. They have to be suspicious of every person. Yes, even little Kelly with her teddy bear. Please give them a break. And if they ask for you to takeoff the shoes, its not the end of the world.

User currently offlineAPFPilot1985 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 8388 times:

I will agree that quite a bit of them are pretty dumb and I have family members who are screeners. The government really fu*ked up making the TSA. They came up with a bunch of rules that didnt make any sense and tried to hustle it all togther by just rehiring the same screeners but giving them a government job instead. What they should have done was taken their time, used the national guard until they got it set up and had an actual police force doing the screenings.

User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 13, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 8390 times:

Stupid TSA Employees?

Not really ... I would not call one TSA employee stupid. If one TSA employee acts stupid, that does NOT mean that employee is stupid but TSA makes that employee LOOK stupid.

Just to be careful - we may have TSA employees here as airliners.net members.

[Edited 2005-02-28 02:08:18]


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User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8114 posts, RR: 53
Reply 14, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 8368 times:

I'm sure most people working for the TSA are idiots. We have had pro security here in the UK for decades and the difference is very noticeable. However my main beef isn't with them, it's selfish passengers who hold the line up by not being ready. Guys and girls, it's simple: put everything in the pockets of your top coat, put the coat on the belt in a wide tray on top of your handluggage and follow it with your shoes, which you took off at the beginning of the line. After walking through the Xray machine, get your stuff and move away, so you're not blocking anyone when you redistribute the small change into pants pockets and put shoes back on.

Same applies to having your ATM card ready when you get to the machine, and having your tube ticket in your hand when you get to the barrier.



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User currently offlineAirgeek12 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 8343 times:

Ok, I take back everything I said and thought earlier. I was out of line.

Every adult makes his/her own mistakes, and they can even be embarrsing. Making embarrasing mistakes and stuff dosen't make you an idiot; or else we'd ALL be idiots. Bottom line = We all make mistakes and aren't as knowelgable as we could/should be. That dosen't make us idiots - it makes us human.  Big grin

geek


User currently offlineNASCARAirforce From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3178 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 8341 times:

I carry a Pearl drum key since I am a drummer, it is used for tightening the skins on the drums. It looks nothing like a weapon for anyone who has ever seen one. Yet everytime I fly out of DTW (only DTW, never any other airport) they sit there for a half hour looking at it and call 2 or 3 more guys over to stare at it confused before letting me go through.

User currently offlineJetstar From United States of America, joined May 2003, 1648 posts, RR: 10
Reply 17, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 8265 times:
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As a sometimes road warrior, I have been through TSA over a hundred times since they took over from the incompetent private screeners and I never have had a problem with them, they have a tough job to do which is to protect the air travelers with the least intrusion. Nobody likes to have anyone intrude into their personnel belongings or be questioned about what the passenger might think is a trivial item.

I realize they are not perfect and some have rough edges, but by far and large I feel they have done a good job. I never want to go back to the way it was before the TSA and if I have to take my shoes, jacket and sweater off, to me that is a small price to pay

To prevent any problems I take off any metal I have on including my belt. I have never set off the metal detector and on only a few occasions has my carry on been opened for inspection. Only once have I been selected for secondary screening because of a random selection SSSS on my boarding pass.

It is the people who argue or debate the screeners who are the idiots, because they slow the line down and make it rough on everyone else. The TSA has a job to do and to someone who is carrying an object they are not sure of, they take the side of precaution.

If I was a TSA screener, I would not know what a bin pin is if it was floating in my soup and even if I was told what it is by an employee, I would take the side of precaution and not allow it to go through security unless someone with authority would vouch for it. If this item is normally carried through security by airline employees, then it should be up to the airlines to identify what this item is to the TSA and have pictures posted at the screening area for the screeners to compare it with.

Since anyone who wanted to can get or make an airline ramp uniform and make a phony ID, not stopping them with a questionable item would make it easy for a terrorist to smuggle a weapon on board an airplane.

I say quit the griping about the TSA, obey the rules, don’t carry questionable items, let the TSA do their job and everyone will be much happier.


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29799 posts, RR: 58
Reply 18, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 8226 times:

Once again the TSA's own employee's show what a bunch of screwheads they truely are.

I am still looking for somebody to tell my why the oath I took when I joined the US Army to defend the US "Against all enemies forgine and DOMESTIC doesn't authorized me to........well I'll let you figure it out.

Lets just say they clearly are an enemy domestic IMHO.

Airlines will continue not to receive my money while those morons are above the law.



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User currently offlinePiedmontbrat From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 8204 times:

My guess is that there are probably about 3500 9/11 victims as well as the soldiers who have been killed in our adventure in Iraq that would love to have the ability to take their shoes off, empty their pockets, explain a drum key or any number of other things that seem to tick us off when we pass thru TSA security. I've averaged about 4 flights per week since Jan 1 and have never encountered a rude or discourteous TSA person.

As a matter of fact, I've found them to be friendly and appreciative of a smile and a thank you.

Some of our traveling public seem to have been under some kind of rock for the past 4 years and I am convinced that there are certain folks flying today who shouldn't even be allowed in an airport, much less and airplane!

If the TSA security screening is the worst thing you have to encounter during your day, you better count your blessings!


User currently offlineJc2354 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 582 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 8189 times:

I feel sorry for the front line employees of the TSA. I can only imagine the harassment, frustration and confusion they must face every day. After all, look who they work for!


If not now, then when?
User currently offlineATL2CDG From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 296 posts, RR: 10
Reply 21, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 8180 times:

I think the claimed "stupidity" of TSA screeners is directly proportional to the actual stupidity and arrogance of the traveler making the claims.

Examples:

Quoting L-188 (reply 18):
Airlines will continue not to receive my money while those morons are above the law.


The Department of Homeland Security mandates the operations and practices of TSA airport screeners. To fault U.S. commercial air carriers for the actions of federal employees, and to thus refuse to travel on them (thereby depriving them of revenue) is asinine.

Quoting APFPilot1985 (reply 12):
I will agree that quite a bit of them are pretty dumb and I have family members who are screeners. The government really fu*ked up making the TSA. They came up with a bunch of rules that didnt make any sense and tried to hustle it all togther by just rehiring the same screeners but giving them a government job instead. What they should have done was taken their time, used the national guard until they got it set up and had an actual police force doing the screenings.


I'm glad to see that a 20-year-old amateur pilot who claims in a single sentence that his relatives who are screeners are "dumb" feels educated enough to critique screening guidelines established by individuals with hundreds of cumulative years experience in the security field. It is also interesting to see him support the diverting of combat-trained national guard personnel from wartime activities to civilian screening with which they have NO training.

And as generally contained in a good number of posts on this thread, as long as you continue to show contempt for those people who are charged with ensuring your safety, I doubt you'll encourage them to put you on a pedestal and kiss your shoeless feet.



Ignorantia juris neminem excusat.
User currently offlineBoeing73G From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 8178 times:

Simple, but it happens too often: Directing you to the lane with the longest line.

But my problem is this with the TSA: not enough people to handle the amount of people that go through an airport, but that is only when they check boarding passes and ID's at the security checkpoint (luckily at SEA's C concourse they have TWO people doing that job!)

Just let the TSA do their jobs, though, although maybe not in the most efficent manner.


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29799 posts, RR: 58
Reply 23, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 8174 times:

Quoting Jc2354 (reply 20):
I can only imagine the harassment, frustration and confusion they must face every day


How many other people get to lock up people and ruin their plans for laughs?



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User currently offlineATL2CDG From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 296 posts, RR: 10
Reply 24, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 8157 times:

Quoting L-188 (reply 23):
Quoting Jc2354 (reply 20):
I can only imagine the harassment, frustration and confusion they must face every day

How many other people get to lock up people and ruin their plans for laughs?


Please show one example of a customer being "lock[ed] up" for laughing at TSA airport screening personnel.



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25 KITH : Just like any profession there are good and bad eggs. Just because our nation was attacked and we are at war in Iraq now for some reason doesn't give
26 APFPilot1985 : There are a number of national guardsman who serve as MP's and currently arent in Iraq or afghanistan. The rules that I am refering to not making any
27 KC135TopBoom : Okay everyone, there seems to be a perception here the TSA is a competent governmental agency. Do you know what TSA means, thousands Standing Around.
28 Jacobin777 : Oh c'mon people........its not that bad here, as a FF, I have to deal with the TSA all the time.........all one has to do is make sure they have nothi
29 Post contains images Flyingbronco05 : If you don't like TSA screeners, then do us all a favor and don't fly. Afterall, part of the money you paid for your tickets with goes to the TSA. Don
30 MaverickM11 : "I'm proud to say I have never had a dumb/negative expirence with the TSA." What's interesting is that everyone and their mother knows the TSA rules a
31 AA54Heavy : Two questions regarding TSA and security at Airports: (1) Why is it that they "strongly" recommend me to remove my shoes, which I have ignored on occa
32 APFPilot1985 : I think people are missing the point of why people are upset with the TSA. It isnt the idea of screening, its the way that it is carried out. I have n
33 XORDLLAA : OK people.... I do not think TSA employees are stupid, but some of them are. You can see it if you are an airport/airline employee. They (TSA) think t
34 LTBEWR : I have done enough air travel over the last 25 years and have seen security mostly in the USA, but also in many countries in the Caribbean and Europe
35 ANCFlyer : The TSA is a bunch of overpaid, underworked morons . . . . no common sense, no ability to think for themselves. I have never seen an organization more
36 HAWK21M : Thats interesting.Im surprised that Security is not aware of Items by Description. regds MEL
37 SWALoveField : SIMPLE SOLUTION: Wear slip on shoes (loafers). It makes the line go much faster. Do what they say and be prepared. People who delight in making other
38 SU : I had a wonderful experience on my way from SFO to HCM via HKG in December last year. In SFO me and my carry on passed the security quickly and withou
39 Lincoln : My only experience, thus far, with idiots working for TSA was at DTW's Smith terminal (they couldn't comprehend (a) an hyphenated name, (b) why I had
40 Post contains images Wukka : Like a lamb to the slaughter? I agree with you on being prepared and paying it forward, but to blindly do what "they say" for the sake of... what? Fr
41 Ntspelich : True, but some of us have to go through security on a daily basis, not to fly, but to go to work. And true, the TSA should be made aware of job-essen
42 CrossChecked : I have to go through TSA screening points atleast twice a week, but sometimes up to four times a week after longhaul flights from (or before a flight
43 Silver1SWA : Ah yes, the dreaded bin pin... Seriously, they need to be trained on essential items airline employees carry. And I'd say they need to learn to recog
44 VSMike : Unfortunately, it would seem that today's TSA have lived up to their predecessors' notion of "Employing the Otherwise Unemployable". I have been told
45 Neednewairport : O the shoe thing makes me mad!!! I do not want to take off my shoes, I bought airport friendly shoes for a reason. I tell the TSA idiot that he can no
46 Fdxgirl : At MKE all I see them doing is standing around talking and I notice that they load up the carousel belt too much to jam it up while we're in the bag r
47 KaiGywer : Working at MSP, I had to walk thru security every time I came to work. Luckily I used the skyway security, and these guys dealt mostly with either air
48 Piedmontbrat : As I said in my previous post, if all you have to worry about is removing items from your pocket, or removing your shoes, or removing something that y
49 Post contains images IADguy73 : Security at SFO is done by a private contractor not by TSA. That only illustrates what a stellar job those private screeners do. You should always lo
50 Amhilde : A friend of mine took a TSA job last fall because he wanted a job where he could show up for 8 hours and leave rather than a "real job" where he had a
51 Uadc8contrail : Oh well... We get what we pay for, I guess--VSMIKE Mike, these overpaid pervs make good $$$$ at least in denver.....i will relate my tsa story one las
52 ANCFlyer : Yes since you asked. I always the thought the guy was pretty damned smart . . . I guess not. He went from a great job at a Law Enforcement office in/
53 SU : IADguy73 If you want us "passengers" to "check" the other passengers then why are we paying all these fees to the screeners for security? Exactly, so
54 Post contains images NIKV69 : I am frankly getting sick of the TSA agent bashing here. They do a tough job that not too many people want because the pay sucks and you have to deal
55 Wingspan : Alright, Its time to put things into perspective: It has been my experience that virtually every large organization has stupid employees. The only dif
56 BigB : Well Geez, I guess I'm a dumb*** ***hole who doesn't have any brains since I worked for TSA. I guess a lot of my buddies are dumb***es too for being T
57 VSMike : BigB- Totally plausable. uadc8- I agree with you. "Get what you pay for"... was meant as a slag against the US Gov't. and taxation, and the knee-jerk
58 VSMike : BigB- Totally plausable. uadc8- I agree with you. "Get what you pay for"... was meant as a slag against the US Gov't. and taxation, and the knee-jerk
59 ANCFlyer : Not that it makes a shit to me Wingspan, but not even close. As much as I hate to "self gloss" let me clear your misconception . . . 24 years, Retire
60 Robsawatsky : I am continually amazed at people justifying TSA antics with "it makes me FEEL safer" or something similar. Who cares how it makes you or anyone else
61 ANCFlyer : ANSWER: No, No, No, No. Followup Question: What exactly would be the "Most annoying TSA Procedure"? Is it the "take the shoes off " stupidity? Is it
62 Amhilde : Ill chip in with - "if you are old, infirm, and need assistance to walk you are obviously a potential suspect, so we at the TSA are going to dehumaniz
63 FLY2LIM : Funny, that view goes against the very core of what makes this country. We are all supposed to be "innocent until proven guilty". I am not a whiny li
64 KITH : I think the stupidest thing is the shoe policy. Yes Richard Reid was so clever and did it but now its a half assed effort by the TSA. Either everyone
65 Smcmac32msn : We were in Key West in January and me and my fiancee got extra screening, along with my dad. My dad had his bag including camcorder go through the X-R
66 ANCFlyer : Oh, yeah, it's a REAL tough job being as STUPID as this TSA person obviously is. Oh, no we didn't forget that . . . . not at all. That's part of my e
67 Smcmac32msn : I wish I got paid $15.50/hour to stand around for 8 hours a day. Must be a tough life.
68 Post contains links and images Newark777 : Here at the airport with the most incompetent and stupid screeners, I can't tell you how many times I have passed through no problem, but then have a
69 ANCFlyer : Ok, there is more on my 'friends' at the TSA. . . however, it's copywritten, and I can't find a link, so to paraphrase . . . . but three of the dozen
70 L-188 : Ding! Ding! Ding! Exactly, the hiring rules where writted so "experienced" screeners would get hired. Those 'experienced' screeners are the same foul
71 Citjet : Went on a last minute trip with my Father-in-law two years ago, and before we passed through the gauntlet of TSA people, he whispered to me that he st
72 Post contains links Newark777 : I think I know what you are talking about, here is what I found: Please pause a moment, reflect back, and take the following Multiple Choice test....
73 Post contains images ANCFlyer : Very Good . . . Harry wins the cookie . . . . Profile, Profile, Profile . . . . . . period, period, period.
74 VSMike : Hey all, Effective TODAY (01 March 2005) absolutely NO MORE lighters and/or matches and/or flammable items will be allowed through any TSA security ch
75 Post contains images Smcmac32msn : Thats why they have security doors. I'm not a smoker, but I don't care if others do. Just keep it safe and away from the fuel.
76 Airgeek12 : Exactly! ..it was about time someone said it! geek
77 Isitsafenow : ANCFlyer and NEWARK777.... There is a book you would enjoy, FLYING BLIND by Michael Smerconish. The book is about what you touched on..profiling by th
78 Lincoln : You know, that image actually makes sense to me... Randomly select say 3 people off of each flight, offer them a $50 travel voucher (or whatever), an
79 Post contains images Ntspelich : Yeah, tell that to rampers at any airport in America. I was at work tonight and our smoke room was full. Pay day may not be until Friday, but I'm wil
80 Post contains images L-188 : Oh I have a great stupid TSA story that doesn't even involve the screeners. This time it is the recruiters, or more specificly, the guys that define j
81 Post contains links L-188 : And speaking of the dumb TSA employees. Another one got busted for stealing from Pax luggage. http://www.thekcrachannel.com/news/4...tail.html?subid=2
82 Post contains images APFPilot1985 : your job must really suck
83 L-188 : Actually that is a typo. read that as, "I call B.S." Specificly on the problem of TSA theives being "isolated"
84 ANCFlyer : Ya know. As you can read in this thread, I'm not a fan.. Let me add this and I won't post here again . . . . If I performed as the TSA peforms, my Chi
85 VS045 : How about the old story in countless US destinations! A BA Club World passenger gets to the front of the fast track line and shows his boarding pass t
86 Post contains links Nwa744 : Yet another one who pleaded guilty to stealing from passengers' luggage. This stuff was stolen from international passengers' luggage. What a wonderfu
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