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