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  1. Any Experience With TSA Damaged Bags?
  2. Alzheimers!?
  3. Haven't travelled in awhile...still 3oz. for carry-on?
  4. Global Entry question - omitted countries from application.
  5. Flew with a rather old expired DL at ORD, told to walk through scanner after opt-out
  6. Entry to the US- Please help this worried Brit!
  7. I lost all forms of id and now stuck
  8. Short Term Kidnap/Ransom Insurance?
  9. Entry to US on temporary Dutch passport?
  10. Why the patdown??
  11. Canadian through US Customs @LAX
  12. question on crossing US/CDN border
  13. Metal part used in trolley repair
  14. GE/SENTRI Clarification: One-way only, right?
  15. MMW preferred by DHS?
  16. NYT article on AA baggage handlers at JFK
  17. Mileage run to Mexico?
  18. GRB security 'CLOSED FOR LUNCH'!. Come back at 1:05 pm
  19. help with packing and declaring food/meds, and that 311 bag
  20. UVF (St Lucia) security
  21. Flying with a one way ticket?
  22. Going thru USA (liquids)
  23. Flying soon but i have no id
  24. Help TSAstatus.net build out a list of airports
  25. Help regarding medicines and spices
  26. New Passport With Defective Photo
  27. Can you carry-on a pie?
  28. best place to pack an AK47 empty shell
  29. Woman, 85, claims strip-search at JFK airport
  30. Avoiding TSA on visit to USA questions
  31. Global Entry newbie questions
  32. Sikh Coalition's Guidance on TSA Procedures
  33. new flyer questions - autism, kids, food, meds, electronics!
  34. manilla envelopes "confidential"
  35. Lost drivers license
  36. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  37. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  38. Global Entry in ATL
  39. Carry-on item question
  40. DFW
  41. How is LAX T1 for security?
  42. Advice for ABQ?
  43. Flying with temp driving license
  44. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  45. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  46. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  47. Strange things confiscated by security
  48. Terrorist Turkey Warning from DHS!
  49. Trusted Traveler w/ Companion
  50. News From Europe
  51. HKG PIck Pockets Inside Sterile Zone
  52. Anybody Seen any "Bravo" Exercises Lately?
  53. FAMs are "gone"?
  54. Airport agents and visa requirements
  55. Security of your carry on luggage
  56. Ugggh. Flashlight woes.
  57. Pocket Lint Causes Patdowns, according to photography magazine columnist
  58. Refund if scopes installed?
  59. Expedited airport screening for US military in the works
  60. First down the Jetway at select airports
  61. Title "Mr" appears as middle name
  62. ATL passport control is a pleasure.
  63. EU sets limits on body scanners
  64. They really need some hand sanitizer at the GE machines
  65. TSOs and Bluetooth headsets
  66. Are Regional Jets as safe as Mainline?
  67. Global Entry member passport checked at exit
  68. Screening Question Spouse Had DBS Surgery
  69. Pistole's speech at George Washington University
  70. Bringing a checked gun on a Delta flight
  71. TSA Pre✓ Expanding To Three More Airports
  72. I Almost Forgot.......
  73. Ticket or visa first?
  74. I have dual citizenship and I need help with the British Airways Advance Passenger
  75. Are USA passports stamped upon entrance to USA?
  76. TSA says "They don't take nude images anymore!"
  77. Connecting ATL PHL
  78. Non US resident, domestic US air travel, lost ID
  79. GE for British/UK citizens
  80. Global Entry - Infant?
  81. Gate pat downs at TPA
  82. DHS now in Hotels
  83. Fear of Flying
  84. tsa lock missing
  85. TSA may be downplaying WBI cancer risks
  86. checking in contact lens solution
  87. Dog Food and USDA Beagle
  88. Holloween
  89. USA finger print scanners - any problems using a different country's passport?
  90. Sometimes we need a chuckle: A Halloween cartoon
  91. CPAP machines
  92. New FAA Threat level
  93. Security in Canada/US attitude to Gift Wrapped Present
  94. Airport Security View Towards Having a Bag full of Vitamins
  95. What is acceptable ID?
  96. TSA at Harvard Square MBTA Station 10/25/2011?
  97. RE: Is a UPS a restricted item?
  98. "Get your freak on girl" writes TSA agent..
  99. LGW South Terminal: Use of NoS?
  100. New Global Entry process at LAX?
  101. Many thanks to everybody in TS&S
  102. Has anyone successfully gotten a Global Entry card AFTER enrolling in GE?
  103. Global Entry - Error message
  104. Concealed handguns on Amtrak
  105. Possible to use flight history tracks to analyse possible near miss?
  106. ORD TSO: "This is not an X-Ray Machine"
  107. Security gate questions on flying out of LAS
  108. How much radiation are you exposed to on a plane?
  109. TSA and "travel" laundry detergent
  110. BOS opt-out, carryon not in sight
  111. AIT & Pregnancy
  112. CATSA question - Travel with Ice Packs?
  113. Garment Bag Carry Ons?
  114. Help--Trip in 1 Week while Passport Languishes at Charleston Passport Agency
  115. CDG fun
  116. Number of bottles of liquid
  117. Currently have Global Entry, requested a card -- now I need to interview again?
  118. portable breastpump as carry on
  119. Liquid checks at the gate at SLC
  120. Getting into US under VISA Waiver while having a b1 visa
  121. Is Pimento Cheese a liquid?
  122. TSA Random Gate Inspection - Where to File Complaint?
  123. Triple "L". I actually feel human again!
  124. Who has flown BWI in the last week or so?
  125. TSOs out on the AOA? Good heavens.
  126. I got finally got SPOTed
  127. Pass TSA checkpoint with a Torah pointer in carry-on (link to pic inside)?
  128. handcuffs in carry-on: yes or no?
  129. Useful tips for safety traveling
  130. Global Entry - Customs form with Non-GE member
  131. What's Difference Between WTMD Alarm 'Pat' Down and Opt-Out 'Pat' Down?
  132. 'SSSS' on boarding pass
  133. PHL - Going into the "wrong" terminal
  134. Ripped US Passport
  135. Round-tipped scissors ok to fly?
  136. Actual Day 1 Experience with Trusted Traveler at DFW gates C 26-39!
  137. Consumption of large amounts of Alcohol on planes
  138. Bass Guitar as Carry-On for Delta flight?
  139. WSJ: Training for a Plane Crash
  140. Carry-on beef to AMS
  141. How to pack Play-Doh
  142. No cookies for TSO's (naughty OR nice)
  143. Are the "warning" pictures for WBI still required in the queues?
  144. Speaking of scanners and backscatters... LHR
  145. Getting 2 dozen cupcakes through secuity at DCA
  146. How to remove stickers from passports?
  147. Baby ettiquette/rules
  148. best/worst Canada airports (non-US)?
  149. LAX Customs recently, any additional major headaches?
  150. L-Word Star Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Kissing Girlfriend
  151. How to carry RX Insulin-type medicine
  152. wallets
  153. Airports to Avoid for Carrying Baggage Counters to TSA Screening / Inefficiencies
  154. How to "Declare" a liquid > 3.4 oz.
  155. How do you feel about MMW vs Backscatter?
  156. TSO Cancer Cluster at LAX?
  157. Security and ID for 16 year olds?
  158. US Passport Renewal at a Consulate or Embassy
  159. Opting out but not sending stuff thru xray until TSO is present?
  160. Terminal dump at MAN
  161. A Change we should like at YYZ - GE Kiosk
  162. Advise Your US Bank Prior to Travel ?
  163. VISA requirements for US citizens when connecting through Colombia
  164. What to do if you are robbed during airport screening in Canada (Toronto Sun Article)
  165. Airserv BP/ID check at IAD, top of escalators (again)
  166. Coca tea, worth the bother?
  167. Will carrying this in my checked baggages cause me trouble?
  168. New way to deal with TSA giving you lip about a NEXUS card
  169. PIT-Specific Security Questions/Advice
  170. Midnight taxi from Edsa Shangri la to the airport
  171. Lima Peru Airport Plastic Bags Policy
  172. liquids into airside
  173. Carry-on a pumpkin?
  174. Why was I tagged for carry-on bag search and patdown?
  175. TSA Agents Accused Of Being Bribed With Gift Cards To Help Drug Dealers
  176. Preferred security line for people with one bag???
  177. Why is there no security on Greyhound?
  178. TSA at Boston's Back Bay train/"T" station (BBY)
  179. Why do CBP officers keep singling me out for luggage searches?
  180. More Ineptitude: Public Announcement in AGS
  181. We are now allowed to check watches??
  182. Elite Status = less intensive screening
  183. Security with severe knee injury?
  184. Scanning fingerprints of US citizens?
  185. Hazardous materials in cargo area?
  186. Jet Bridge carry on inspections at HKG
  187. Got my license renewal in the mail today, can opt for Select ID
  188. Global Entry is soooo worth it
  189. Travelling with Lost ID - Any recent experiences?
  190. Can an unaccompanied 15 year old enter the U.S.?
  191. Anyone altering travel plans around 9/11?
  192. 300 new AIT units to be deployed
  193. New TSA question for women
  194. A serious question seeking a logical answer: Teamwork handling of belongings
  195. Fellow FFers - Are you seeing more opt-outs lately?
  196. self select success - bras setting off metal detectors
  197. Pronounce your name game leads to s-l-o-w SSSS at AUS
  198. Going Through Checkpoints With A Walking Boot?
  199. Using Global Travel Entry Kiosk- any experience?
  200. Want to help create a TSA "just the facts" resource?
  201. Security at Schiphol
  202. "Please do not remove [these bins]"
  203. NEXUS eligibility with misdemeanor (property) conviction
  204. Safety Question - DC9 Generators
  205. Mouse On Plane "diverts" KTM-BKK flight (let's have some fun)
  206. Global entry interview at NY Wine and Food Fest
  207. Connecting airports in Europe that don't force you to go through security again?
  208. Belfast - mandatory NoS like other UK airport?
  209. fingerprint scan
  210. Powder for drink OK for carry-on (TSA)?
  211. Duty Free Carry Or Not?
  212. DFW gets updated scanners
  213. Shoe removal now required at Beijing
  214. Name for Secure Flight
  215. Please Read: Important Information
  216. speculoos and tsa
  217. Avoiding WBI at ORD UA Terminal 1?
  218. BOS: a mixed bag (and how to address issue?)
  219. 2 False Pos @ CLT, Handled Extremely Well
  220. New Global Entry card - from where do they get your picture?
  221. Additional Costs of a NOS Free Route
  222. passport renewal question
  223. ?? Baggage Theft by Airline Employees ??
  224. Amtrak: Ask A Security Expert
  225. Started off TSA at FLL's day the right way
  226. Curious about aborted landing
  227. MCO Debacle
  228. Canadian (BC) driver's licence? No. Nexus? No. Costco card? OK!
  229. Opting Out?
  230. Yet Another Screening Fail (ALB/LAS Edition)
  231. Aeromexico FO arrested in MAD
  232. US's Parker: Expect TSA to Become Carry-On Police
  233. Adios, amigo: Raising a glass to original TS/S moderator, Cholula!
  234. Man Arrested for Feeding Pigeons Near Bob Hope Airport
  235. Email to Global Entry Members About New Trusted traveler program
  236. JFK T8 (AA) Friday, 8/19/11
  237. Back scatter/formal notice & public comment
  238. Which MMW's have been "updated"?
  239. Medicines on board
  240. First Air, crash
  241. Spray Sunscreen Aerosol
  242. TLV Security
  243. TSA: very effective?
  244. Dick Cavett Opt Outs Himself
  245. Cheaper explosives detection (and tastier, too)
  246. How does one identify the higher ranking clerks?
  247. Over The Top? Hawaiian Airlines Air Marshal goes Medieval on impaired passenger
  248. Service Animal Fiasco
  249. SFO T2 Metal Detector & Random Beep
  250. Airlines Endanger Passengers -- Again -- During Violent Storms