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  1. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  2. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  3. Global Entry in ATL
  4. Carry-on item question
  5. DFW
  6. How is LAX T1 for security?
  7. Advice for ABQ?
  8. Flying with temp driving license
  9. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  10. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  11. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  12. Strange things confiscated by security
  13. Terrorist Turkey Warning from DHS!
  14. Trusted Traveler w/ Companion
  15. News From Europe
  16. HKG PIck Pockets Inside Sterile Zone
  17. Anybody Seen any "Bravo" Exercises Lately?
  18. FAMs are "gone"?
  19. Airport agents and visa requirements
  20. Security of your carry on luggage
  21. Ugggh. Flashlight woes.
  22. Pocket Lint Causes Patdowns, according to photography magazine columnist
  23. Refund if scopes installed?
  24. Expedited airport screening for US military in the works
  25. First down the Jetway at select airports
  26. Title "Mr" appears as middle name
  27. ATL passport control is a pleasure.
  28. EU sets limits on body scanners
  29. They really need some hand sanitizer at the GE machines
  30. TSOs and Bluetooth headsets
  31. Are Regional Jets as safe as Mainline?
  32. Global Entry member passport checked at exit
  33. Screening Question Spouse Had DBS Surgery
  34. Pistole's speech at George Washington University
  35. Bringing a checked gun on a Delta flight
  36. TSA Pre✓ Expanding To Three More Airports
  37. I Almost Forgot.......
  38. Ticket or visa first?
  39. I have dual citizenship and I need help with the British Airways Advance Passenger
  40. Are USA passports stamped upon entrance to USA?
  41. TSA says "They don't take nude images anymore!"
  42. Connecting ATL PHL
  43. Non US resident, domestic US air travel, lost ID
  44. GE for British/UK citizens
  45. Global Entry - Infant?
  46. Gate pat downs at TPA
  47. DHS now in Hotels
  48. Fear of Flying
  49. tsa lock missing
  50. TSA may be downplaying WBI cancer risks
  51. checking in contact lens solution
  52. Dog Food and USDA Beagle
  53. Holloween
  54. USA finger print scanners - any problems using a different country's passport?
  55. Sometimes we need a chuckle: A Halloween cartoon
  56. CPAP machines
  57. New FAA Threat level
  58. Security in Canada/US attitude to Gift Wrapped Present
  59. Airport Security View Towards Having a Bag full of Vitamins
  60. What is acceptable ID?
  61. TSA at Harvard Square MBTA Station 10/25/2011?
  62. RE: Is a UPS a restricted item?
  63. "Get your freak on girl" writes TSA agent..
  64. LGW South Terminal: Use of NoS?
  65. New Global Entry process at LAX?
  66. Many thanks to everybody in TS&S
  67. Has anyone successfully gotten a Global Entry card AFTER enrolling in GE?
  68. Global Entry - Error message
  69. Concealed handguns on Amtrak
  70. Possible to use flight history tracks to analyse possible near miss?
  71. ORD TSO: "This is not an X-Ray Machine"
  72. Security gate questions on flying out of LAS
  73. How much radiation are you exposed to on a plane?
  74. TSA and "travel" laundry detergent
  75. BOS opt-out, carryon not in sight
  76. AIT & Pregnancy
  77. CATSA question - Travel with Ice Packs?
  78. Garment Bag Carry Ons?
  79. Help--Trip in 1 Week while Passport Languishes at Charleston Passport Agency
  80. CDG fun
  81. Number of bottles of liquid
  82. Currently have Global Entry, requested a card -- now I need to interview again?
  83. portable breastpump as carry on
  84. Liquid checks at the gate at SLC
  85. Getting into US under VISA Waiver while having a b1 visa
  86. Is Pimento Cheese a liquid?
  87. TSA Random Gate Inspection - Where to File Complaint?
  88. Triple "L". I actually feel human again!
  89. Who has flown BWI in the last week or so?
  90. TSOs out on the AOA? Good heavens.
  91. I got finally got SPOTed
  92. Pass TSA checkpoint with a Torah pointer in carry-on (link to pic inside)?
  93. handcuffs in carry-on: yes or no?
  94. Useful tips for safety traveling
  95. Global Entry - Customs form with Non-GE member
  96. What's Difference Between WTMD Alarm 'Pat' Down and Opt-Out 'Pat' Down?
  97. 'SSSS' on boarding pass
  98. PHL - Going into the "wrong" terminal
  99. Ripped US Passport
  100. Round-tipped scissors ok to fly?
  101. Actual Day 1 Experience with Trusted Traveler at DFW gates C 26-39!
  102. Consumption of large amounts of Alcohol on planes
  103. Bass Guitar as Carry-On for Delta flight?
  104. WSJ: Training for a Plane Crash
  105. Carry-on beef to AMS
  106. How to pack Play-Doh
  107. No cookies for TSO's (naughty OR nice)
  108. Are the "warning" pictures for WBI still required in the queues?
  109. Speaking of scanners and backscatters... LHR
  110. Getting 2 dozen cupcakes through secuity at DCA
  111. How to remove stickers from passports?
  112. Baby ettiquette/rules
  113. best/worst Canada airports (non-US)?
  114. LAX Customs recently, any additional major headaches?
  115. L-Word Star Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Kissing Girlfriend
  116. How to carry RX Insulin-type medicine
  117. wallets
  118. Airports to Avoid for Carrying Baggage Counters to TSA Screening / Inefficiencies
  119. How to "Declare" a liquid > 3.4 oz.
  120. How do you feel about MMW vs Backscatter?
  121. TSO Cancer Cluster at LAX?
  122. Security and ID for 16 year olds?
  123. US Passport Renewal at a Consulate or Embassy
  124. Opting out but not sending stuff thru xray until TSO is present?
  125. Terminal dump at MAN
  126. A Change we should like at YYZ - GE Kiosk
  127. Advise Your US Bank Prior to Travel ?
  128. VISA requirements for US citizens when connecting through Colombia
  129. What to do if you are robbed during airport screening in Canada (Toronto Sun Article)
  130. Airserv BP/ID check at IAD, top of escalators (again)
  131. Coca tea, worth the bother?
  132. Will carrying this in my checked baggages cause me trouble?
  133. New way to deal with TSA giving you lip about a NEXUS card
  134. PIT-Specific Security Questions/Advice
  135. Midnight taxi from Edsa Shangri la to the airport
  136. Lima Peru Airport Plastic Bags Policy
  137. liquids into airside
  138. Carry-on a pumpkin?
  139. Why was I tagged for carry-on bag search and patdown?
  140. TSA Agents Accused Of Being Bribed With Gift Cards To Help Drug Dealers
  141. Preferred security line for people with one bag???
  142. Why is there no security on Greyhound?
  143. TSA at Boston's Back Bay train/"T" station (BBY)
  144. Why do CBP officers keep singling me out for luggage searches?
  145. More Ineptitude: Public Announcement in AGS
  146. We are now allowed to check watches??
  147. Elite Status = less intensive screening
  148. Security with severe knee injury?
  149. Scanning fingerprints of US citizens?
  150. Hazardous materials in cargo area?
  151. Jet Bridge carry on inspections at HKG
  152. Got my license renewal in the mail today, can opt for Select ID
  153. Global Entry is soooo worth it
  154. Travelling with Lost ID - Any recent experiences?
  155. Can an unaccompanied 15 year old enter the U.S.?
  156. Anyone altering travel plans around 9/11?
  157. 300 new AIT units to be deployed
  158. New TSA question for women
  159. Global Entry Interview at HNL
  160. A serious question seeking a logical answer: Teamwork handling of belongings
  161. Fellow FFers - Are you seeing more opt-outs lately?
  162. self select success - bras setting off metal detectors
  163. Pronounce your name game leads to s-l-o-w SSSS at AUS
  164. Going Through Checkpoints With A Walking Boot?
  165. Using Global Travel Entry Kiosk- any experience?
  166. Want to help create a TSA "just the facts" resource?
  167. Security at Schiphol
  168. "Please do not remove [these bins]"
  169. NEXUS eligibility with misdemeanor (property) conviction
  170. Safety Question - DC9 Generators
  171. Mouse On Plane "diverts" KTM-BKK flight (let's have some fun)
  172. Global entry interview at NY Wine and Food Fest
  173. Connecting airports in Europe that don't force you to go through security again?
  174. Belfast - mandatory NoS like other UK airport?
  175. fingerprint scan
  176. Powder for drink OK for carry-on (TSA)?
  177. Duty Free Carry Or Not?
  178. DFW gets updated scanners
  179. Shoe removal now required at Beijing
  180. Name for Secure Flight
  181. Please Read: Important Information
  182. speculoos and tsa
  183. Avoiding WBI at ORD UA Terminal 1?
  184. BOS: a mixed bag (and how to address issue?)
  185. 2 False Pos @ CLT, Handled Extremely Well
  186. New Global Entry card - from where do they get your picture?
  187. Additional Costs of a NOS Free Route
  188. passport renewal question
  189. ?? Baggage Theft by Airline Employees ??
  190. Amtrak: Ask A Security Expert
  191. Started off TSA at FLL's day the right way
  192. Curious about aborted landing
  193. MCO Debacle
  194. Canadian (BC) driver's licence? No. Nexus? No. Costco card? OK!
  195. Opting Out?
  196. Yet Another Screening Fail (ALB/LAS Edition)
  197. Aeromexico FO arrested in MAD
  198. US's Parker: Expect TSA to Become Carry-On Police
  199. Adios, amigo: Raising a glass to original TS/S moderator, Cholula!
  200. Man Arrested for Feeding Pigeons Near Bob Hope Airport
  201. Email to Global Entry Members About New Trusted traveler program
  202. JFK T8 (AA) Friday, 8/19/11
  203. Back scatter/formal notice & public comment
  204. Which MMW's have been "updated"?
  205. Medicines on board
  206. First Air, crash
  207. Spray Sunscreen Aerosol
  208. TLV Security
  209. TSA: very effective?
  210. Dick Cavett Opt Outs Himself
  211. Cheaper explosives detection (and tastier, too)
  212. How does one identify the higher ranking clerks?
  213. Over The Top? Hawaiian Airlines Air Marshal goes Medieval on impaired passenger
  214. Service Animal Fiasco
  215. SFO T2 Metal Detector & Random Beep
  216. Airlines Endanger Passengers -- Again -- During Violent Storms
  217. Gorillapod through security
  218. Identity of SEA Current FSD for TSA
  219. Selective patdown for child alarming WBI
  220. RFID Global Entry Card procedure?
  221. The Name Game has made it to Lubbock
  222. Screening fail: Fireworks found on board WN flight
  223. Returning to US with Potentially Strange Package
  224. Travel Insurance for Hawaii
  225. French police are more lenient when it comes to drunks peeing on planes
  226. A tip for picture taking
  227. Watch Out For Larceny in the Air
  228. Man smuggling bear paws arrested at Vancouver airport
  229. 100 ml bottles through TSA
  230. Secure Flight twist: employer asking candidate DOB for booking interview trip
  231. [RANT] GE vs NEXUS Enrollment Fee
  232. Global Entry & Passport Renewal
  233. Risked Based Security for pax aged 12 and under
  234. Family traveling with infant, what to expect?
  235. Should a traveler alert TSA of an "SSSS" warning he has?
  236. Updating Your Delta Profile for New TSA Trusted Traveler Program
  237. Another pleasant arrival in Canada
  238. Newark/Miami Connections Security Checkpoints
  239. Closest airport to SAT that is "NoS-free"? Perhaps GRK?
  240. Foot fetish at SAT? Plus laughter about radiation exposure
  241. No ID check at TXL?
  242. How long to clear Customs to/from YVR?
  243. NoS and PHL
  244. Get your stuff back?
  245. TSA questions passenger who has fake head in his bag
  246. 3 arrested after fake bomb at Sky Harbor
  247. Presenting a US passport to the TDC?
  248. No More Form 6059B For Global Entry???
  249. TPA/Tampa International Airport getting new Scanners
  250. Playboy Playmate arrested with gun at checkpoint