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  1. DIY 'Freedom Bags'
  2. Spanish law prof. forced off plane by pax for having long beard, dark complexion
  3. Ziplock bags now a deductible business expense?
  4. Passengers thought their plane was hijacked
  5. Understanding the Threat to Air Travel
  6. My humble solution to the airport security issue.
  7. First Name Basis with TSA strangers?
  8. Baby-sitting in the Secure Area - unbelievable
  9. Question
  10. CT scanner to screen carry-on luggage in '07, should result in TSA layoffs!
  11. Rocky Mountain News editorial: TSA rethinks its absurd ban on liquids
  12. Non-toiletry liquid?
  13. EU to restrict hand-baggage liquid
  14. Reality check: disposable contacts
  15. "Sorry, we don't supply the bags, sir." "Well, where can I get one?" Nowhere at [LAX]
  16. Fun things to do at the airport OR How to Piss off the TSA
  17. Does anyone know if the UK has changed the rules for US flights?
  18. TSA, WSJ, USA Today, concessions, UA, Air Wis, Skywest, and a revised liquid policy
  19. Several LAX Workers Have Felony History, LAPD Chief Bratton Says
  20. More EWR idiocy: TSA now checking ID
  21. new cell phone, case will arrive late
  22. 4 oz contact solution is allowed right?
  23. Going bagless..
  24. What about containers marked in milliliters and grams?
  25. Today's AP article
  26. TSA agents not able to discern pattern of "how much is 3 oz"
  27. Pumped Breastmilk But No Child
  28. What if you refuse to provide information to TSA?
  29. I was detained at the TSA checkpoint for about 25 minutes today
  30. Noa Haviv - Arrested in India
  31. AP reports trash bin three feet deep with seized items, misses the entire point
  32. So theoretically
  33. USA Today opposing view "keep the [water] ban" needs sane FTer responses
  34. Your Experiences -- The ZipLock Bag Carnival Thread
  35. Where to find 7.5" x 8" quart bags?
  36. I only have gallon-sized ziploc bags
  37. CDG security breaks Valery Ponomarev's arm!!
  38. TSA to lower Registered Traveler fee
  39. Passing through security with Legos - funny story
  40. Anyone tried using the travel sizes/Quart Ziplok bag _today_ ?
  41. Is this TSA page really silly or what?(text questions with tiny video answers)
  42. UK immigration - Irish border
  43. What are the chances that foreign security will adopt the new TSA rules on liquids?
  44. New Liquid rules: 1 qt. bag of small toiletries, airside purchases
  45. I sure hope you can BYOW on airlines if this is true
  46. TSA to allow sterile zone water on board
  47. TSA Fashion Photo Shoot in Italian Vogue Magazine!
  48. Passport at Security?
  49. Odd Questions at Checkpoint: Anyone Else?
  50. No more lost luggage? Just pack a gun.
  51. Diverting flights
  52. ban on toothpaste etc. illogical
  53. Underground on Showtime TSA skit. Pretty funny if it weren't so true.
  54. War on Liquids(TM) - will it ever end?
  55. Venezuelan foreign minister gets SSSS
  56. New York Daily News op-ed: Time to end TSA's dangerous course
  57. Chinese Air Marshals in exchange for US Air Marshals
  58. call fromTSA
  59. UK "Airline Security" was a farce today
  60. Mushrraf complains.
  61. BWI this morning
  62. Canada baggage restrictions?
  63. More inconsistencies
  64. DHS Announces SBINET Contract Award to Boeing
  65. Kissing your same-sex significant-other is grounds for diversion on AA!
  66. Carry-on Rules in Great Britian
  67. TSA agent at PBI skips screening
  68. QK bills beligerent passenger for crew OT
  69. Screeners arguing
  70. Shockwave TSA Game
  71. Easing of restrictions at LHR from 22 Sept 06
  72. USA Today: TSA wants $4.8 billion for faster luggage scanners
  73. Air Traffic Controllers Condemn Federal Aviation Administration Cuts
  74. SLC -- great screener quotes
  75. Sounds like we're not the only ones
  76. The real reason why musical instruments are banned as carryons in the UK
  77. You must spread your cream cheese on your bagel before boarding
  78. The reason that the liquid ban is staying around...
  79. Silliness at Kansas City
  80. Plane Crash at EIS?
  81. Prepacked kits being marketed to arriving PAX - Hair gel, mouthwash, toothpaste...
  82. Canada lifts water ban
  83. Jokes
  84. Trying to compose an op ed piece
  85. The British debate over allowing toiletries in carryons
  86. A Faster way through Sec at JFK Term 7....
  87. I passed the SIDA test today at PHX
  88. List of reasons why the post 8/10 ban should go away
  89. Driver's License ABOUT to expire
  90. LA Times: Water ban serious problem for some pax
  91. Coworker traveled w/o picture ID
  92. Consistency of Screening Processes
  93. Terminal dump at YVR
  94. Is duty free chocolate allowed on US bound flights from LHR?
  95. A newspaper columnist that gets it....
  96. So much for screening
  97. Water on SAS For Only 2 euros!!
  98. Are 9 volt batteries okay?
  99. TSA as MD
  100. How much longer handle the TSA will lifted the ticket passengers only?
  101. Washington Post: The ID Chip you Don't Want in your Passport
  102. Non-TSA Gate Screening
  103. Elite Status (??) saves me from SSSSS
  104. How to fly without ID
  105. Security Scanners in on baggage theft?
  106. I'm tired...
  107. Idiots Standing Before Takeoff
  108. NYT: For Flight Attendants, No Liquids and No Glamor
  109. Carry-on rules could saddle airlines with more baggage
  110. Close to Home on security screening
  111. Quantifying the cost of a diversion
  112. "Please do not approach flight attendent station"
  113. Are there prescription toothpastes and deodorants?
  114. Senator Feinstein's Response
  115. TSA rules have affected my health
  116. "This is a pretty critical month for Al Qaeda..."; TSA patrols bus stops!
  117. Expressing how you feel about airport security
  118. Cost may kill travel program
  119. UK security tab: 60 -- and climbing
  120. A thread built for Spiff: Qantas pilots refuse shoe security check
  121. Harry Potter (manuscript) latest threat to security
  122. Security Report -- DCA
  123. Air baggage rules to be relaxed
  124. Passenger tries to open rear door in mid-flight
  125. UK Air baggage rules to be relaxed
  126. New 'Puff' machines and Drugs
  127. A few of Chertoff's more intelligent thoughts but....
  128. BAA facing 20m terror alert bill
  129. Conversation with airport leo
  130. Conductor criticises air security
  131. Garrison Keillor on Security
  132. Vote for sane security
  133. Another 'gem' from the TSA?
  134. Indian airport security - a comparison
  135. WP: banned items fly past security
  136. International Trade is Less Secure Than You Think
  137. Quantas and Korean ban Dell/Apple laptops in cabin
  138. Off-Duty Police Officers Permitted to be Armed with Guns on Flights
  139. Flight Attendant on board with a bottle of water.
  140. TSA cheats to try and look more competent to undercover teams
  141. rethink airport security : israeli consultant
  142. DEN Security
  143. What if Richard Reid had succeeded? Would we not be taking our shoes off today?
  144. Registered Traveler Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)
  145. The Register: Guns N Rollers airport terror t-shirt alert
  146. Canadians boarding at DEN fingerprinted, searched at gate
  147. Yet another water bottle question
  148. Airbus Looks At "Hijack Proof" Airliner
  149. did anyone else get extra looks on 9/11
  150. We have passed 9/11 -- where are the people who told us the water ban would be lifted
  151. The ultimate form of protest
  152. What is the official "policy" on jacket, cloak, and Muslim robe removal at security?
  153. What have you done to tick off the TSA lately?
  154. What would you do different about travel security?
  155. With antics like this, no wonder the "sterile area" isn't sterile
  156. Are steel toe boots allowed?
  157. Canadian Reporter Repeatedly Breaches YUL Security
  158. El Reg: Al-Qaeda can use gel bras to smuggle explosives
  159. UAL Flight 351 (ATL-SFO) diverted to DFW
  160. Keeping sharp and pointy object- legally?
  161. End passenger screening?
  162. Flying Today, Fifth Anniversary of 9/11
  163. Fortune Magazine: Case Studies In Terror
  164. The Price of Security - Koppel on Discovery Channel
  165. Has anyone heard this about 9/11?
  166. Man arrested in airport knife scare
  167. NY Times Editorial Advocates Carry-On Ban
  168. Positive Experience in Ottawa
  169. EU to adopt 150ml max for liquids
  170. Security for military at airport
  171. New AP article on Yahoo to the sheeple: Be patient; technology's coming
  172. Bottle Caps gone or cashiers as cops
  173. What is the cost of those magnetic? anti-shoplifting devices?
  174. Teen arrested for asking the TSA whether he has a bomb
  175. latest rules for PEK flights to US. NW singled out
  176. US expands visitor fingerprinting to deter attacks
  177. Clorine Tablets for treating tap water?
  178. Airport employees to watch behavior
  179. Why would someone do this?
  180. The Truth About Flying without ID
  181. Author George R.R. Martin on Airport Security
  182. Security At Cdg
  183. Good Article in Salon
  184. Prisoners found hiding cell phones in body cavity
  185. Belgium holds 17 in terrorist plot
  186. USA Today-A Day in the Life of a Screener
  187. Istanbul Security Threat (or lack of it)-per Medical Oncology conference-I disagree!
  188. Whats up with TSA waittime website?
  189. Now For Some Truth About Aviation Security
  190. The 9/11 Attacks: A Comprehensive Five-Year Retrospective
  191. USA Today article, sounds like it was written by TSA
  192. Curious experience re: "prisoner" being transported without escort
  193. Reasons to ban water (not serious thread)
  194. ZRH security confiscates bottle tops
  195. DHS Calls for Liquid Explosive Detector by September
  196. A blog regarding airport security
  197. Received e-mail regarding Registered Traveler rollout
  198. Another absurd overreaction to water bottles by crew
  199. "It Goes Up To Eleven."
  200. August's Ban on liquids/gels etc is costing airlines plenty
  201. "Puffers" at SFO
  202. Travel advice.
  203. Highs and lows of handluggage checking
  204. Common sense / pleasant attitude
  205. Travel life insurance, international travel?
  206. Help with shoe removal for diabetic
  207. Former highway chief named transportation secretary
  208. Simple solution for water ban...
  209. Woolite individual packets?
  210. Weird incident at IST airport
  211. Ask Slashdot: are TSA searches random?
  212. Well-made *preprinted* "All shoes must come off" signs at LAX
  213. TSA and others who could help this guy stay calm?
  214. For your next shopping junket to Concord, New Hampshire...
  215. "Security Feints": sad article
  216. Problem with TSA this morning at FLL
  217. Passengers claim Bonnie Tyler was a threat to aviation security
  218. Buying liquids in Tokyo duty free
  219. If you have brought a beverage on board, please hand it to the FA
  220. Not a single bag check w/ my 2 fl oz contact solution in carry-on
  221. The new TSA training web site
  222. Airline Security Cartoons
  223. What kind of food allowed on domestic U.S.A. flights?
  224. Hip prostheses and TSA?
  225. Carrying medicines on board
  226. I got the 2nd screening.....
  227. Printer cartridges allowed?
  228. A work around to the liquid ban
  229. Brussels Carry-on Restrictions
  230. Bizarre Idea: Sending X-Ray Images To Remote Screeners
  231. TSA needs to ban more...
  232. NY Times: Screening Tools Slow to Arrive in U.S. Airports
  233. Alternatives to Liquid and Gel based products
  234. The notorious Al-gebra movement
  235. silly id question?
  236. A sure fire way to bring the security line to a crawl.
  237. Crew can bring drinks??
  238. What exactly can you have in your pants when you go through security?
  239. Pilot Locked out of Cockpit
  240. Hear this, airlines: AAA says 100,000 fewer traveling by air this Labor Day
  241. Empty water bottle to be filled on plane???
  242. What do you say to those who blindly accept new regulations?
  243. TSA Training Site
  244. Used ammo box?
  245. UK police arrest 14 terror suspects
  246. Have UK airport delays affected you?
  247. Seen at ISP: Pax being wanded in gate area
  248. One of the better quotes lately... (From WashPost)
  249. At least it wasn't a terminal dump
  250. Antiterroism expert sneaks bomb onboard - Manila to Davao city