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  1. AC passenger connecting through LAX: oohs & ahhs
  2. passport agency requesting additional documents
  3. Oxygen pressure
  4. brand new server taken from luggage
  5. Only guest in the building!
  6. ? about medication larger than 3 oz.
  7. Skies Are Now So Safe on U.S. Flights That Experts Turn Focus to 'Surface Threats'
  8. Thoroughness of CBP departure searches at land borders
  9. Overnight (domestic) connection on int'l itin; passport requirements?
  10. SFO TSA removing passport cover
  11. Anyone use a RFID blocking passport case?
  12. Are gel pack/wine coolers allowed by TSA?
  13. Friendly Skies!
  14. Hannukah Candles and Aluminum Foil - Allowed in Carry-On?
  15. Any Experience With TSA Damaged Bags?
  16. Alzheimers!?
  17. Haven't travelled in awhile...still 3oz. for carry-on?
  18. Global Entry question - omitted countries from application.
  19. Flew with a rather old expired DL at ORD, told to walk through scanner after opt-out
  20. Entry to the US- Please help this worried Brit!
  21. I lost all forms of id and now stuck
  22. Short Term Kidnap/Ransom Insurance?
  23. Entry to US on temporary Dutch passport?
  24. Why the patdown??
  25. Canadian through US Customs @LAX
  26. question on crossing US/CDN border
  27. Metal part used in trolley repair
  28. GE/SENTRI Clarification: One-way only, right?
  29. MMW preferred by DHS?
  30. NYT article on AA baggage handlers at JFK
  31. Mileage run to Mexico?
  32. GRB security 'CLOSED FOR LUNCH'!. Come back at 1:05 pm
  33. help with packing and declaring food/meds, and that 311 bag
  34. UVF (St Lucia) security
  35. Flying with a one way ticket?
  36. Going thru USA (liquids)
  37. Flying soon but i have no id
  38. Help TSAstatus.net build out a list of airports
  39. Help regarding medicines and spices
  40. New Passport With Defective Photo
  41. Can you carry-on a pie?
  42. best place to pack an AK47 empty shell
  43. Woman, 85, claims strip-search at JFK airport
  44. Avoiding TSA on visit to USA questions
  45. Global Entry newbie questions
  46. Sikh Coalition's Guidance on TSA Procedures
  47. new flyer questions - autism, kids, food, meds, electronics!
  48. manilla envelopes "confidential"
  49. Lost drivers license
  50. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  51. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  52. Global Entry in ATL
  53. Carry-on item question
  54. DFW
  55. How is LAX T1 for security?
  56. Advice for ABQ?
  57. Flying with temp driving license
  58. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  59. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  60. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  61. Strange things confiscated by security
  62. Terrorist Turkey Warning from DHS!
  63. Trusted Traveler w/ Companion
  64. News From Europe
  65. HKG PIck Pockets Inside Sterile Zone
  66. Anybody Seen any "Bravo" Exercises Lately?
  67. FAMs are "gone"?
  68. Airport agents and visa requirements
  69. Security of your carry on luggage
  70. Ugggh. Flashlight woes.
  71. Pocket Lint Causes Patdowns, according to photography magazine columnist
  72. Refund if scopes installed?
  73. Expedited airport screening for US military in the works
  74. First down the Jetway at select airports
  75. Title "Mr" appears as middle name
  76. ATL passport control is a pleasure.
  77. EU sets limits on body scanners
  78. They really need some hand sanitizer at the GE machines
  79. TSOs and Bluetooth headsets
  80. Are Regional Jets as safe as Mainline?
  81. Global Entry member passport checked at exit
  82. Screening Question Spouse Had DBS Surgery
  83. Pistole's speech at George Washington University
  84. Bringing a checked gun on a Delta flight
  85. TSA Pre✓ Expanding To Three More Airports
  86. I Almost Forgot.......
  87. Ticket or visa first?
  88. I have dual citizenship and I need help with the British Airways Advance Passenger
  89. Are USA passports stamped upon entrance to USA?
  90. TSA says "They don't take nude images anymore!"
  91. Connecting ATL PHL
  92. Non US resident, domestic US air travel, lost ID
  93. GE for British/UK citizens
  94. Global Entry - Infant?
  95. Gate pat downs at TPA
  96. DHS now in Hotels
  97. Fear of Flying
  98. tsa lock missing
  99. TSA may be downplaying WBI cancer risks
  100. checking in contact lens solution
  101. Dog Food and USDA Beagle
  102. Holloween
  103. USA finger print scanners - any problems using a different country's passport?
  104. Sometimes we need a chuckle: A Halloween cartoon
  105. CPAP machines
  106. New FAA Threat level
  107. Security in Canada/US attitude to Gift Wrapped Present
  108. Airport Security View Towards Having a Bag full of Vitamins
  109. What is acceptable ID?
  110. TSA at Harvard Square MBTA Station 10/25/2011?
  111. RE: Is a UPS a restricted item?
  112. "Get your freak on girl" writes TSA agent..
  113. LGW South Terminal: Use of NoS?
  114. New Global Entry process at LAX?
  115. Many thanks to everybody in TS&S
  116. Has anyone successfully gotten a Global Entry card AFTER enrolling in GE?
  117. Global Entry - Error message
  118. Concealed handguns on Amtrak
  119. Possible to use flight history tracks to analyse possible near miss?
  120. ORD TSO: "This is not an X-Ray Machine"
  121. Security gate questions on flying out of LAS
  122. How much radiation are you exposed to on a plane?
  123. TSA and "travel" laundry detergent
  124. BOS opt-out, carryon not in sight
  125. AIT & Pregnancy
  126. CATSA question - Travel with Ice Packs?
  127. Garment Bag Carry Ons?
  128. Help--Trip in 1 Week while Passport Languishes at Charleston Passport Agency
  129. CDG fun
  130. Number of bottles of liquid
  131. Currently have Global Entry, requested a card -- now I need to interview again?
  132. portable breastpump as carry on
  133. Liquid checks at the gate at SLC
  134. Getting into US under VISA Waiver while having a b1 visa
  135. Is Pimento Cheese a liquid?
  136. TSA Random Gate Inspection - Where to File Complaint?
  137. Triple "L". I actually feel human again!
  138. Who has flown BWI in the last week or so?
  139. TSOs out on the AOA? Good heavens.
  140. I got finally got SPOTed
  141. Pass TSA checkpoint with a Torah pointer in carry-on (link to pic inside)?
  142. handcuffs in carry-on: yes or no?
  143. Useful tips for safety traveling
  144. Global Entry - Customs form with Non-GE member
  145. What's Difference Between WTMD Alarm 'Pat' Down and Opt-Out 'Pat' Down?
  146. 'SSSS' on boarding pass
  147. PHL - Going into the "wrong" terminal
  148. Ripped US Passport
  149. Round-tipped scissors ok to fly?
  150. Actual Day 1 Experience with Trusted Traveler at DFW gates C 26-39!
  151. Consumption of large amounts of Alcohol on planes
  152. Bass Guitar as Carry-On for Delta flight?
  153. WSJ: Training for a Plane Crash
  154. Carry-on beef to AMS
  155. How to pack Play-Doh
  156. No cookies for TSO's (naughty OR nice)
  157. Are the "warning" pictures for WBI still required in the queues?
  158. Speaking of scanners and backscatters... LHR
  159. Getting 2 dozen cupcakes through secuity at DCA
  160. How to remove stickers from passports?
  161. Baby ettiquette/rules
  162. best/worst Canada airports (non-US)?
  163. LAX Customs recently, any additional major headaches?
  164. L-Word Star Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Kissing Girlfriend
  165. How to carry RX Insulin-type medicine
  166. wallets
  167. Airports to Avoid for Carrying Baggage Counters to TSA Screening / Inefficiencies
  168. How to "Declare" a liquid > 3.4 oz.
  169. How do you feel about MMW vs Backscatter?
  170. TSO Cancer Cluster at LAX?
  171. Security and ID for 16 year olds?
  172. US Passport Renewal at a Consulate or Embassy
  173. Opting out but not sending stuff thru xray until TSO is present?
  174. Terminal dump at MAN
  175. A Change we should like at YYZ - GE Kiosk
  176. Advise Your US Bank Prior to Travel ?
  177. VISA requirements for US citizens when connecting through Colombia
  178. What to do if you are robbed during airport screening in Canada (Toronto Sun Article)
  179. Airserv BP/ID check at IAD, top of escalators (again)
  180. Coca tea, worth the bother?
  181. Will carrying this in my checked baggages cause me trouble?
  182. New way to deal with TSA giving you lip about a NEXUS card
  183. PIT-Specific Security Questions/Advice
  184. Midnight taxi from Edsa Shangri la to the airport
  185. Lima Peru Airport Plastic Bags Policy
  186. liquids into airside
  187. Carry-on a pumpkin?
  188. Why was I tagged for carry-on bag search and patdown?
  189. TSA Agents Accused Of Being Bribed With Gift Cards To Help Drug Dealers
  190. Preferred security line for people with one bag???
  191. Why is there no security on Greyhound?
  192. TSA at Boston's Back Bay train/"T" station (BBY)
  193. Why do CBP officers keep singling me out for luggage searches?
  194. More Ineptitude: Public Announcement in AGS
  195. We are now allowed to check watches??
  196. Elite Status = less intensive screening
  197. Security with severe knee injury?
  198. Scanning fingerprints of US citizens?
  199. Hazardous materials in cargo area?
  200. Jet Bridge carry on inspections at HKG
  201. Got my license renewal in the mail today, can opt for Select ID
  202. Global Entry is soooo worth it
  203. Travelling with Lost ID - Any recent experiences?
  204. Can an unaccompanied 15 year old enter the U.S.?
  205. Anyone altering travel plans around 9/11?
  206. 300 new AIT units to be deployed
  207. New TSA question for women
  208. A serious question seeking a logical answer: Teamwork handling of belongings
  209. Fellow FFers - Are you seeing more opt-outs lately?
  210. self select success - bras setting off metal detectors
  211. Pronounce your name game leads to s-l-o-w SSSS at AUS
  212. Going Through Checkpoints With A Walking Boot?
  213. Using Global Travel Entry Kiosk- any experience?
  214. Want to help create a TSA "just the facts" resource?
  215. Security at Schiphol
  216. "Please do not remove [these bins]"
  217. NEXUS eligibility with misdemeanor (property) conviction
  218. Safety Question - DC9 Generators
  219. Mouse On Plane "diverts" KTM-BKK flight (let's have some fun)
  220. Global entry interview at NY Wine and Food Fest
  221. Connecting airports in Europe that don't force you to go through security again?
  222. Belfast - mandatory NoS like other UK airport?
  223. fingerprint scan
  224. Powder for drink OK for carry-on (TSA)?
  225. Duty Free Carry Or Not?
  226. DFW gets updated scanners
  227. Shoe removal now required at Beijing
  228. Name for Secure Flight
  229. Please Read: Important Information
  230. speculoos and tsa
  231. Avoiding WBI at ORD UA Terminal 1?
  232. BOS: a mixed bag (and how to address issue?)
  233. 2 False Pos @ CLT, Handled Extremely Well
  234. New Global Entry card - from where do they get your picture?
  235. Additional Costs of a NOS Free Route
  236. passport renewal question
  237. ?? Baggage Theft by Airline Employees ??
  238. Amtrak: Ask A Security Expert
  239. Started off TSA at FLL's day the right way
  240. Curious about aborted landing
  241. MCO Debacle
  242. Canadian (BC) driver's licence? No. Nexus? No. Costco card? OK!
  243. Opting Out?
  244. Yet Another Screening Fail (ALB/LAS Edition)
  245. Aeromexico FO arrested in MAD
  246. US's Parker: Expect TSA to Become Carry-On Police
  247. Adios, amigo: Raising a glass to original TS/S moderator, Cholula!
  248. Man Arrested for Feeding Pigeons Near Bob Hope Airport
  249. Email to Global Entry Members About New Trusted traveler program
  250. JFK T8 (AA) Friday, 8/19/11