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  1. TSA: another last straw, write a letter!
  2. MBTA ETD false positive causes passenger to miss train, be late for work
  3. Metal Forks and Plastic Knives
  4. Lady goes through security with pumpkin
  5. TSA confiscates geologist's rock
  6. Advice please: New electronics in checked bag
  7. 4-year-old "Sam Adams" on no-fly list
  8. You Know You're In The US Because They're Barking
  9. For security purposes, known and wanted terrorists are excluded from the no-fly list
  10. Impact from TSA doing ID Checks?
  11. Security Related Cartoons
  12. Fun Game pokes fun at TSA
  13. "Logging in" your prescriptions?
  14. Could we do this?
  15. Carry on restrictions - today on BAA site
  16. TSA agents got in argument over my "baggie"
  17. Which countries do/will have carry-on liquid ban?
  18. TSA Lies and Funny Quotes
  19. We're so much safer...
  20. Where to buy 3oz containers/3 oz deodorant
  21. 60 Minutes - on now!
  22. SOP for swab when SSSS?
  23. SSSS Not Noticed as Security Screening
  24. Laptop stolen / lost by TSA, what to do?
  25. OAK: Not allowed through WTMD until I tell screener the nature of my disability
  26. Troglodyte TSA - RDU to LGW
  27. Recent Experience at LHR?
  28. A TSA agent uses his own judgement at CAE
  29. Relaxed TSA Restrictions observed in other areas?
  30. Should we encourage screeners to read FT?
  31. PIC Unable to get in to Cockpit
  32. My wife was arrested for standing against a wall
  33. Forgot my laptop at X-Ray screening, took off without it
  34. Boarding Pass Question
  35. Boston T to start using ETD; NYPD says can arrest pax who refuse "voluntary" search
  36. How is it going through American/Canadian customs?
  37. When is a terrorist not a terrorist?
  38. Retractable Hiking/Walking Poles
  39. Congress Mandates Privacy Reports - Bush Says He Can Edit
  40. No- fly list stupidity
  41. Goverment audit and report rips the TSA
  42. U.S., Europe reach deal on air passenger data
  43. New EU Rules
  44. Flying with my daughter and no "government issued" ID
  45. DHS/TSA Privacy Compliance Reports
  46. MIA Customs...what were they looking for
  47. How to travel with a different ticket name...
  48. Stupidity with TSA @ MSP this morning
  49. No 4 oz contac solution in OKC
  50. No-fly list expose
  51. I complimented a TSA supervisor
  52. CATSA no better than TSA
  53. Schneier: Why _Everyone_ Must Be Screened
  54. Random and Mandatory bag searches to begin in Boston subway stations, no reason cited
  55. Random Acts of Kindness... and Civil Disobedience
  56. Mandatory hand search of all carryons - HPN
  57. TSA contradicts itself with liquid/gel policy
  58. Sexual Assault on US Air 1494
  59. Cardboard box is 'part of the plane'!
  60. Dilbert Creator Pushes Toothpaste Smuggling
  61. WP: Baggage claims up >25%
  62. Security Means Never Having to Tell The Truth
  63. Bag Checked for first segment, carry-on for second
  64. Does the TSA really conduct cavity searches? (food poisoning, questionable sashimi)
  65. Today's Catch-22 @ the Shoe Carnival
  66. NYT: Extensive Tests Led to New Carry-On Rules
  67. Turkish Airlines hijacking shows it is still easy to take over a plane
  68. How to survive a plane crash
  69. We're safer!
  70. TSA Security Questions
  71. TSA confiscated mouthwash in an unlabeled container
  72. Photography Prohibited at EWR?
  73. FAA issues Emergency Airworthiness Directive
  74. Is this next?
  75. Turkish plane hijacked.....
  76. CMH: Fat = Terrorist
  77. "Greater" Cincinnati International Airport
  78. Airlines seeing a softening in bookings due to new TSA Security Rules?
  79. AA pax at SEA questioned .. for "talking foreign"
  80. Rep. Peter King: let airlines profile for terrorists
  81. Preflight Announcement Parody
  82. TSA Experiences. Is it an EAST vs. WEST thing?
  83. CATSA Carnival Options?
  84. Airport Security Game
  85. Nobody makes 3 oz toothpaste
  86. STL: TSA harassment & "papers, please"
  87. Changes to the liquid ban mean breast inspections?
  88. New Air-Travel Guidelines Feedback according to The Onion
  89. Other passengers are more of a threat than terrorists
  90. "The TSA Will NOT Touch Your Monkey"
  91. Anyone know where to buy...
  92. LAX TSA offended by F C U.K. .... brand toiletries
  93. What is the most you have had to show your BP?
  94. Annoy the TSA with Style
  95. Maybe the madness flows down from a little higher than Kip Hawley..?
  96. Ziploc bag is critical to "national security"
  97. TSA "jokes about bombs" at LAX
  98. Another first for TSA
  99. Therma Care heatwraps
  100. Who at TSA got my Swiss Army Knife?
  101. What happens when passengers get in on the profiling game
  102. I don't get it... the ziplock bags that is...
  103. Aer Lingus continues to hand over Passenger Data to USA
  104. Seth Stein assaulted?
  105. Joe Sharkey in a close call
  106. "Special Passenger"
  107. SNL Lampoons TSA
  108. The 4 oz. contact lens solution - permissible? declarable?
  109. Liquid ounces vs. weight ounces
  110. How about REAL privatization of TSA?
  111. This morning at DCA...
  112. Sorry, but does Degree Solid Stick Deoderant have to be in the freedom bag?
  113. Why did TSA turn Japan's Britney Spears' mom to DEA for carrying $400000 in carry-on?
  114. Plane down in Brazil
  115. Gifting your ziploc?
  116. Buying in Duty Free stores w/ new security
  117. Jacques Barrot is an Idiot. Get ready for "But Sir, a Liter is more than a Quart!"
  118. Puffers going 'poof'
  119. Please explain Worst Case Scenario
  120. recent lift on liquid bans
  121. What's on your baggie?
  122. OT: Airport Security Game...
  123. I didn't realize how small 1 quart bags were.
  124. TSA Treated Me (disabled) Like a Troublemaker
  125. You Can Bring It With You
  126. Can't believe I have to ask this, but...
  127. No Security at Airline Check-In Counter!!
  128. The TSA blows it again!
  129. DIY 'Freedom Bags'
  130. Spanish law prof. forced off plane by pax for having long beard, dark complexion
  131. Ziplock bags now a deductible business expense?
  132. Passengers thought their plane was hijacked
  133. Understanding the Threat to Air Travel
  134. My humble solution to the airport security issue.
  135. First Name Basis with TSA strangers?
  136. Baby-sitting in the Secure Area - unbelievable
  137. Question
  138. CT scanner to screen carry-on luggage in '07, should result in TSA layoffs!
  139. Rocky Mountain News editorial: TSA rethinks its absurd ban on liquids
  140. Non-toiletry liquid?
  141. EU to restrict hand-baggage liquid
  142. Reality check: disposable contacts
  143. "Sorry, we don't supply the bags, sir." "Well, where can I get one?" Nowhere at [LAX]
  144. Fun things to do at the airport OR How to Piss off the TSA
  145. Does anyone know if the UK has changed the rules for US flights?
  146. TSA, WSJ, USA Today, concessions, UA, Air Wis, Skywest, and a revised liquid policy
  147. Several LAX Workers Have Felony History, LAPD Chief Bratton Says
  148. More EWR idiocy: TSA now checking ID
  149. new cell phone, case will arrive late
  150. 4 oz contact solution is allowed right?
  151. Going bagless..
  152. What about containers marked in milliliters and grams?
  153. Today's AP article
  154. TSA agents not able to discern pattern of "how much is 3 oz"
  155. Pumped Breastmilk But No Child
  156. What if you refuse to provide information to TSA?
  157. I was detained at the TSA checkpoint for about 25 minutes today
  158. Noa Haviv - Arrested in India
  159. AP reports trash bin three feet deep with seized items, misses the entire point
  160. So theoretically
  161. USA Today opposing view "keep the [water] ban" needs sane FTer responses
  162. Your Experiences -- The ZipLock Bag Carnival Thread
  163. Where to find 7.5" x 8" quart bags?
  164. I only have gallon-sized ziploc bags
  165. CDG security breaks Valery Ponomarev's arm!!
  166. TSA to lower Registered Traveler fee
  167. Passing through security with Legos - funny story
  168. Anyone tried using the travel sizes/Quart Ziplok bag _today_ ?
  169. Is this TSA page really silly or what?(text questions with tiny video answers)
  170. UK immigration - Irish border
  171. What are the chances that foreign security will adopt the new TSA rules on liquids?
  172. New Liquid rules: 1 qt. bag of small toiletries, airside purchases
  173. I sure hope you can BYOW on airlines if this is true
  174. TSA to allow sterile zone water on board
  175. TSA Fashion Photo Shoot in Italian Vogue Magazine!
  176. Passport at Security?
  177. Odd Questions at Checkpoint: Anyone Else?
  178. No more lost luggage? Just pack a gun.
  179. Diverting flights
  180. ban on toothpaste etc. illogical
  181. Underground on Showtime TSA skit. Pretty funny if it weren't so true.
  182. War on Liquids(TM) - will it ever end?
  183. Venezuelan foreign minister gets SSSS
  184. New York Daily News op-ed: Time to end TSA's dangerous course
  185. Chinese Air Marshals in exchange for US Air Marshals
  186. call fromTSA
  187. UK "Airline Security" was a farce today
  188. Mushrraf complains.
  189. BWI this morning
  190. Canada baggage restrictions?
  191. More inconsistencies
  192. DHS Announces SBINET Contract Award to Boeing
  193. Kissing your same-sex significant-other is grounds for diversion on AA!
  194. Carry-on Rules in Great Britian
  195. TSA agent at PBI skips screening
  196. QK bills beligerent passenger for crew OT
  197. Screeners arguing
  198. Shockwave TSA Game
  199. Easing of restrictions at LHR from 22 Sept 06
  200. USA Today: TSA wants $4.8 billion for faster luggage scanners
  201. Air Traffic Controllers Condemn Federal Aviation Administration Cuts
  202. SLC -- great screener quotes
  203. Sounds like we're not the only ones
  204. The real reason why musical instruments are banned as carryons in the UK
  205. You must spread your cream cheese on your bagel before boarding
  206. The reason that the liquid ban is staying around...
  207. Silliness at Kansas City
  208. Plane Crash at EIS?
  209. Prepacked kits being marketed to arriving PAX - Hair gel, mouthwash, toothpaste...
  210. Canada lifts water ban
  211. Jokes
  212. Trying to compose an op ed piece
  213. The British debate over allowing toiletries in carryons
  214. A Faster way through Sec at JFK Term 7....
  215. I passed the SIDA test today at PHX
  216. List of reasons why the post 8/10 ban should go away
  217. Driver's License ABOUT to expire
  218. LA Times: Water ban serious problem for some pax
  219. Coworker traveled w/o picture ID
  220. Consistency of Screening Processes
  221. Terminal dump at YVR
  222. Is duty free chocolate allowed on US bound flights from LHR?
  223. A newspaper columnist that gets it....
  224. So much for screening
  225. Water on SAS For Only 2 euros!!
  226. Are 9 volt batteries okay?
  227. TSA as MD
  228. How much longer handle the TSA will lifted the ticket passengers only?
  229. Washington Post: The ID Chip you Don't Want in your Passport
  230. Non-TSA Gate Screening
  231. Elite Status (??) saves me from SSSSS
  232. How to fly without ID
  233. Security Scanners in on baggage theft?
  234. I'm tired...
  235. Idiots Standing Before Takeoff
  236. NYT: For Flight Attendants, No Liquids and No Glamor
  237. Carry-on rules could saddle airlines with more baggage
  238. Close to Home on security screening
  239. Quantifying the cost of a diversion
  240. "Please do not approach flight attendent station"
  241. Are there prescription toothpastes and deodorants?
  242. Senator Feinstein's Response
  243. TSA rules have affected my health
  244. "This is a pretty critical month for Al Qaeda..."; TSA patrols bus stops!
  245. Expressing how you feel about airport security
  246. Cost may kill travel program
  247. UK security tab: 60 -- and climbing
  248. A thread built for Spiff: Qantas pilots refuse shoe security check
  249. Harry Potter (manuscript) latest threat to security
  250. Security Report -- DCA