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  1. check contact solutions at gate for RJ?
  2. It's a "Bumb," (Pump) Not a Bomb!!!
  3. Have we paralyzed America's Best citizens by handing power over them to Americas leas
  4. How strict with UK carry-on bag dimensions?
  5. A380 test flight cancelled over technical glitch
  6. Very silly ORD Security scare (or, This kind of thing really isn't my bag mummy!)
  7. USA Today on Elite Security Lines
  8. Ads in Bins?!
  9. OK, which FT'er writes greeting cards?
  10. Travel History Subjects One to More Scrutiny?
  11. Overwhelm the check in baggage process
  12. Do US to UK flights now allow the normal carry-ons sans prohibited items?
  13. TSA stupidity in PHX
  14. Starbucks coffee in flight--plane lands safely!
  15. BA Loses Athlete's Leg
  16. Chertoff wants more passenger data
  17. Crew Allowed to board gels/liquids, etc.
  18. Would somebody in Washington please redirect at least one penny...
  19. Security in Amsterdam- flight to US
  20. National Guard at gates doing 2nd checks now?
  21. Water fountain disabled in terminal
  22. Good Guys Win! Photos allowed at Train Station!!!
  23. Not that this would work, but...isn't ice a solid?
  24. NYTimes: British plot more hype than reality
  25. Rumor from discussion with TSA at ORD
  26. What are the airline lobbyists doing?
  27. Shoe inserts
  28. The Stupid Security Awards
  29. Granny's Meds Scooped at YYZ
  30. Going to BRU and avoiding LON - worth it?
  31. Passengers kept on plane with suspected bomb
  32. First major crash in since 11/01: Terrorism & TSA related?
  33. Non-prespription meds update
  34. Pre-flight check in times
  35. TSA checks in jetways
  36. NY Times: "Forget Legroom. What About More Water?"
  37. So what if I have been on a farm ?
  38. How about liquids from other planes?
  39. Don't flush an iPod or you're really in for it
  40. Entry into Dubai with israeli stamps in passport?
  41. report: liquid explosive plot far-fetched
  42. diabetes .........insulin on the plane need permit
  43. 15 Rx meds in my carry-on, okay?
  44. Are "Smoke Hood" (fire)escape hoods allowed in carry-on?
  45. The Price of Security - Monday, August 28th, 8pm ET/PT Discovery
  46. Can I check in a car battery?
  47. REALLY stupid TSA agent at LAX
  48. Duty Free from SFO to BKK via NRT
  49. Would like to bring telescope on-board domestic flight...Foreseeable issues?
  50. Comair Flight 5191 LEX-ATL crashes in Lexington, 49 dead, 1 survivor
  51. Bomb scare at Ottawa airport just an iPod
  52. Another list - and Dave Nelson finally gets a break.
  53. What about cameras?
  54. PDX Airport threat, and why TSA is a joke
  55. Be careful what you say
  56. Change your gloves, please!
  57. Pax not happy with impact on checked bags
  58. Another case of comics
  59. Is the press tide turning?
  60. Motive Is EVERYTHING!
  61. Shirt to wear when you are traveling
  62. Toothpaste ban solved; now what about deodorant?
  63. Something for you conspiracy freaks to chew over:)
  64. New TSA Idiocy: "Beverages received on the plane may not be carried off the plane."
  65. Summary of Friday's Diversions
  66. Personal Observations -- Post 8/10 at the Airport
  67. Experts: Hand luggage rules 'don't reduce risk'
  68. Ryanair seeks $5.7M over security
  69. Too many diversions and delays to count today!
  70. Ultrasonic device can ID liquids
  71. Diversions - New FAM Procedures
  72. CO 52: Traces of dynamite found on checked baggage
  73. Attention flyers - carry the Geneva Convention with you when you travel
  74. AA 55 - MAN-ORD diverts to BGR
  75. CBP: Welcome home, yooz a terr'ist aint ya?
  76. Picket The Airports!
  77. Can or no Can?
  78. Possible new security procedures...
  79. TSA says checked luggage bomb detectors overwhelmed...
  80. live lobsters ok its the water gel packs were worried about
  81. TSAers abandoning their post leads to passenger's arrest
  82. Ryanair seeks compensation for security crackdown
  83. Mass murder in the skies: was the plot feasible?
  84. Police probe security alert on Aer Lingus flight
  85. Pax held 7 hrs on VS flight; instead of providing water, police called
  86. TSA is installing the baggage screening system at PHX
  87. BRU restrictions - think they'll change?
  88. Official term for TSA: Security Theatre
  89. "11-year-old Proves Locks Not So Secure"
  90. WaPo: FAMs to go casual
  91. Bruce Schneier essay: "Refuse to be Terrorized"
  92. Asia and The West: Different approaches?
  93. Carbon Monoxide Leak at Hotel
  94. DHS Follies cont.: Man Facing 2nd Deportation Finds He's U.S. Citizen
  95. Game - Guess the next airline to divert
  96. TSA and remove shoe requirement
  97. Tucson TSA
  98. Bose noise reduction headphones in carry-on?
  99. Bring Liquids On-Board Legally By Absorbtion.
  100. Security when transiting through LHR?
  101. Any luck with OTC "prescriptions?"
  102. TSA to Maintain Its Ban on Liquids and Gels
  103. Something smells at MIA
  104. Is there a Carry-on Replacement for Hair Gel?
  105. Another Rant About MIA Security
  106. Asian MEP says he was 'treated like a terrorist while travelling'
  107. NW Agent called a "deputy" on me for violating "security"
  108. Partial summery of call to TSA Contact Center
  109. Explosives on a Plane not a Danger
  110. NW flight from AMS-BOM
  111. Dear TSA...Why we want to keep our shoes on
  112. Update On Huntington Airport "Explosives"
  113. Screen THIS
  114. Contact Lens solution now allowed
  115. A plea...
  116. Interesting article
  117. NYT: Plane Diverted Back to Amsterdam
  118. Real?
  119. Air at MSP airport being tested after 19 fall ill inside
  120. Passenger reports herself to TSA for entering through exit--everyone rescreened
  121. Cant the ACLU help us?
  122. Airport rules 'costing musicians'
  123. Forget the Bottled Water- 60% of Screeners Fail TIP test.
  124. After all, cleanliness is next to godliness
  125. Lap tops out of bags?
  126. NWA AMS - BOM returns to AMS
  127. British Pilot Offloaded from Continental Flight. Racist Paranoia or "Security"?
  128. Orange Juice Question
  129. Connecting the dots and privacy...
  130. LGA-ATL flight diverted because of a bottle of water
  131. How far in advance to Philly Intl?
  132. How often does TSA mix-up articles among searched bags?
  133. Ryanair's one-photo summary of the new security procedures
  134. Future bookings
  135. Parody: Leaving on a Jet plane, TSA style
  136. Seen the new TSA website? "Our Approach - Unpredictability"
  137. How I brought aboard a bottle of water...
  138. Funding for the terror plot from South Africa? Paging GUWonder
  139. Fly thru SJU: Would you check or carry-on?
  140. More info on where your tax dollars are going...
  141. Baking Soda in lieu of toothpaste?
  142. FAM Giveaway
  143. Would Lavatory Chemical Sensors Improve In-Flight Security & Ease The Liquids Ban?
  144. Perhaps another reason to do away with shoe removal?
  145. UA supports this madness
  146. Today's NY Times letter to the editor re: security
  147. Blogged stopped from taking photos on BA
  148. Wait times at DFW transiting throughF Gatwick
  149. Now your government wants to know what size bed you sleep in
  150. FAM hearsay - but I'll throw it in anyway....
  151. When will TSA ban on liquids/gels end?
  152. Latest security slowdown
  153. TSA fines
  154. Saline Spray Is Legal
  155. Tip Of The Hat To The Updated, Re-Formatted, User Friendly & Informative www.tsa.gov
  156. Liquids wont set off metal detector
  157. eWeek: the Art of Checking Your Laptop as Luggage
  158. O.T. - Snakes on YOUR plane Safety Card!
  159. DCA TSA Videos: "Shoe removal not mandatory"
  160. TSA Wait Times - BWI - Tuesdays - Accurate?
  161. Carryon cooler with blue ice ice pack
  162. Flight crews traveling as pax bringing drinks on board?
  163. Frozen Bottled Water?
  164. Is denture adhesive allowed in carry on?
  165. Are we really at risk from snacks on a plane?
  166. Pilots and airline staff vent fury over ‘shameful and stupid’ security
  167. I can't carry on toothpaste, but DHS dines with JonBenet pedophile suspect in Thai J?
  168. Why can't you bring stuff onboard that is purchased in the "sterile" area?
  169. Do they really care if you bring water on board?
  170. Another emergency landing
  171. DHS follies cont.: Brown people stopped from going to Disneyland by ATL ICE
  172. What's the rationale behind the new hand-baggage size limits ex-UK?
  173. Suspicious pair taken off plane at Manchester - fear wins
  174. TSA testing new security technologies
  175. Gate Agent comment about the 'new' carryon restrictions...
  176. First chance to post on the new restrictions
  177. disposable terrorists and fake plots
  178. TSA = Thousands Standing Around
  179. Tooth Powder
  180. Poor Form By Aussie Airports To Adopt Higher Security.
  181. Duty-free allowed at SFO pier G, including liquids
  182. What's the elite line status at DCA like these days?
  183. International (Asia) rules??
  184. Current carry-on policy to/from UK airports?
  185. Has anyone had any success with the "these are orthopedic" shoes ploy?
  186. Puffer and shoe removal
  187. Give GE all your private info & "You Can Leave Your Shoes On", avoid gonorrhea
  188. German Suitcase Bombs Were Primed to Go Off, Kill on Regional Train
  189. Every Airport Traveller to be Fingerprinted in Europe
  190. LHR Security Wait-Times and Procedures
  191. What compels people to read barf bags?
  192. UMUC offers homeland security degrees - training for DHS and TSA?
  193. Is Food Allowed?
  194. What's Permissible In Carry-On and Checked Luggage?
  195. MKE TSA allows water on a plane! Does common sense prevail?
  196. Heads-up in Houston: SPOT program
  197. It's been a week and nothing's better
  198. Washington Post on Pax Reactions to Bans
  199. Travel industry asks for delay in new passport requirements
  200. Bottled Water
  201. How are DIAMOND BUYERS transporting what they used to hand carry from overseas?
  202. Air Travelers Discovering What Will and Won't Fly
  203. Charles Peña: Flying the Unfriendly Skies
  204. What's the deal with this West Virginia thing?
  205. Today's terminal dump brought to you by Huntington, WV
  206. I think those complaint letters to TSA must work.
  207. How much lead time are people giving themselves at the airport?
  208. Infant Tylenol
  209. MCI security wait-times/procedures
  210. Airport security checks to extend across EU
  211. Great job you're doin', Hawley!
  212. 35 mm film and the new ban -- what to do?
  213. Another Photography Ban
  214. SPOT program has already resulted in a lawsuit
  215. The future of airline security
  216. TATP, Synthesis, and the British Plot: An Analysis
  217. Avoid Southwest at BWI...
  218. Who is Lobbying for More Intelligent TSA Practices?
  219. Never yell at the TSA
  220. Better Security? Why Not Implemented?
  221. Electronic Car Keys (And "Fobs")
  222. abc news-babies are the next banned item
  223. I nearly started yelling at a TSA guard
  224. Flights to US Currently Delayed By US Government Pax Manifest Demand?
  225. Interview with Chertoff (from July 2006)
  226. My thoughts on the whole Water Ban and Security.
  227. cockpit door
  228. Port (of Seattle) terminal evacuated over possible bomb
  229. Your time or Corporate time?
  230. Radioactive injection causes Vancouver man to trip border alarm
  231. Pat-downs (female) post 8/10
  232. Shoe policy - Contradictary information
  233. Non-prescription "prescriptions"
  234. Liquid restrictions vs. tube-fed pax?
  235. If you were a DHS/TSA director...
  236. UAL Baggage weight restrictions still waived or not?
  237. United res agent told me pills are banned as well!
  238. TSA Checking ID's a good thing
  239. 12-year-old boards plane without ANY documents
  240. The real reason for the shoe carnival
  241. UA flight diverted
  242. Yankee Stadium security
  243. BDL flt.returns to gate
  244. Polygraph (Lie Detector) without consent or attorney
  245. Possible Profiling of Passengers
  246. flying to hawaii, need visa?
  247. Child's gummi bears confiscated at SFO -- would chapstick also be banned?
  248. 'Enhanced' UK Security - now we know the truth - no ticket/passport required
  249. The price of security for the Brits
  250. Paris CDG: they took my lipstick!