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Threatening Note Found On US Plane  
User currently offlinePHLJJS From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 417 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3605 times:

http://cbs3.com/topstories/topstories_story_311153545.html


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User currently offlinePHLJJS From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 417 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3521 times:

Update...
Passengers being deplaned, re-screened and questioned by FBI and Philadelphia Police. Bomb Squad is going through the plane and luggage. Airport operations not being affected.


User currently offlineRichardPrice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3476 times:

Thats the problem, they even need to exert any effort these days, a simple note is enough to make everyone jump a mile high.

User currently offlineWalter747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1440 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3419 times:

what did they want?


More big macs.



Hussel, Hussel, Husel, Grind, Grind, Grind
User currently offlineHPRamper From United States of America, joined May 2005, 4036 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3353 times:

Quoting RichardPrice (Reply 2):
Thats the problem, they even need to exert any effort these days, a simple note is enough to make everyone jump a mile high.

As if there would actually be a note if it was serious.


User currently offlineMEACEDAR From Lebanon, joined Oct 2006, 753 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3333 times:

I am so sick of this crap. Every time there is one guy that thinks its funny to screw around on planes. God damn them!

User currently offlineWalter747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1440 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3326 times:

Quoting MEACEDAR (Reply 5):
I am so sick of this crap. Every time there is one guy that thinks its funny to screw around on planes. God damn them!

i agree. it just makes everybody elses travel a lot harder.



Hussel, Hussel, Husel, Grind, Grind, Grind
User currently offlineBobster2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3294 times:

The note was found by passengers. They must be mentally retarded. Who do think the FBI was most suspicious of? The passengers who found the note and gave it to the crew, of course. The FBI took them out for questioning. They should have put the note down the toilet, and saved themselves a lot of trouble, to say nothing of the hundreds of others who got screwed by these retards.

User currently offlineThePRGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3288 times:

Quoting Bobster2 (Reply 7):
They should have put the note down the toilet

And what if the note was/is legit.......
*Rolls eyes*

Thanks
Alex


User currently offlineMEACEDAR From Lebanon, joined Oct 2006, 753 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3267 times:

Quoting Bobster2 (Reply 7):
he FBI took them out for questioning. They should have put the note down the toilet, and saved themselves a lot of trouble,

LOL!!! You are so right.


User currently offlineBobster2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3259 times:

Quoting ThePRGuy (Reply 8):
And what if the note was/is legit

Yeah, right, it might be legitimate. I guess I forgot about all the times the terrorists left warning notes before they hijacked or blew up planes, and how all those attacks were prevented when some heroic passengers turned the notes over to the crews.

The people who give the note to the crew are the primary suspects. Because the police know a real terrorist wouldn't leave a note. Duh.


User currently offlineGr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3092 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3241 times:

Quoting Bobster2 (Reply 10):
The people who give the note to the crew are the primary suspects. Because the police know a real terrorist wouldn't leave a note.

So, if you ever encounter a threatening note when on a plane, you confidently say you will go to the toilet and flush it down or something like that??? Very easy to say such things sitting in front of your computer pal....if you're actually the one to pick up the note the first thought to cross yur mind will be "Oh my god! What if it's true!!"...


User currently offlineDeC From Greece, joined Aug 2005, 616 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3226 times:

Spell this with me:

h-o-a-x



DEC
User currently offlineBobster2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3198 times:

Quoting Gr8Circle (Reply 11):
you confidently say you will go to the toilet and flush it down or something like that???

Yes. At that point, my fingerprints would be on the note. So I'd have no choice but to get rid of it.


User currently offlineMEACEDAR From Lebanon, joined Oct 2006, 753 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3176 times:

Quoting DeC (Reply 12):
Spell this with me:

h-o-a-x

H-O-A-X


User currently offlineLincoln From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 3887 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3080 times:

Quoting ThePRGuy (Reply 8):

And what if the note was/is legit.......
*Rolls eyes*

How many times have *real* terrorists left notes in the recent past? (Ever?)
Did I miss it for 9/11...The WTC in 1993...The OKC federal building...?

I'm not saying there should be /no/ reaction but this "OMG, Divert! Strip search everyone!" mentality is, IMHO, letting the (real) terrorists win without making them do any work.

It is also, again IMHO, a sign of how much trust the authorities really have in Airline/Airport security, but that's a different series of rants.

Lincoln



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User currently offlineHPRamper From United States of America, joined May 2005, 4036 posts, RR: 8
Reply 16, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3013 times:

Quoting Lincoln (Reply 15):
It is also, again IMHO, a sign of how much trust the authorities really have in Airline/Airport security, but that's a different series of rants.

Considering that Homeland Security already thinks half of us rampers are terrorists already...


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