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TSO Shouting Instructions: "Nothing else in the Universe w/your laptop"

Old Apr 17, 16, 5:34 pm
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TSO Shouting Instructions: "Nothing else in the Universe w/your laptop"

How often are travelers subjected to such barking:

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Old Apr 17, 16, 5:46 pm
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Wow...is that guy annoying or what? I didn't get which airport this was at. Did they say?
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Old Apr 17, 16, 5:55 pm
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Wow...is that guy annoying or what? I didn't get which airport this was at. Did they say?
O'Hare according to the individual who uploaded it, but could it easily be dozens of airports.
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Old Apr 17, 16, 6:40 pm
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That's normal TSA procedure, the worst screaming I've seen was at EWR, but regardless, having a barker screaming like that as people approach is standard TSA procedure in my experience.
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Old Apr 17, 16, 6:46 pm
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Very typical TSA PROFESSIONALISM being demonstrated by one of TSA's highly trained employees.
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Old Apr 17, 16, 7:05 pm
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Very typical TSA PROFESSIONALISM being demonstrated by one of TSA's highly trained employees.
I wonder if Barking is a course that is taught at the "training academy."
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Old Apr 17, 16, 9:52 pm
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This could be titled: "Meanwhile, at an airport near you..."
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Old Apr 17, 16, 11:13 pm
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Sounds like the guy was just trying to keep the queue moving. Herding cats comes to mind.
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Old Apr 17, 16, 11:16 pm
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No, herding sheeple...
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Old Apr 17, 16, 11:47 pm
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He almost sounds like a preacher, reminding the hapless passengers they are bound for damnation if they violate the TSA edicts. Here's where "If you see something, say(film) something" is properly directed at the abusive gov't officials, not criminals. Thanks for showing this.

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Old Apr 18, 16, 12:50 am
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Originally Posted by petaluma1 View Post
I wonder if Barking is a course that is taught at the "training academy."
Also, some of the young Vogons join the Vogon Guard Corps, which, aside from making them look moderately less hideous what with dashing uniforms and all that, also allows for exciting promotion opportunities such as Senior Shouting Officer.
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Old Apr 18, 16, 3:31 am
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Originally Posted by gingersnaps View Post
O'Hare according to the individual who uploaded it, but could it easily be dozens of airports.
It certainly looks a lot like ORD to me; and there is definitely a guy who looks a lot like that who was working for the TSA at ORD.

Personally, I find ORD TSA to not be as bad as what I encounter elsewhere. I'm thinking of some of those working at some of the airports in the states boarding the Atlantic Ocean.
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Old Apr 18, 16, 5:58 am
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One would think that this clerk's time could be put to better use actually working at a checkpoint.
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Old Apr 18, 16, 6:25 am
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One would think that this clerk's time could be put to better use actually working at a checkpoint.
TSA screeners doing actual work is a SOP violation.
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Old Apr 18, 16, 8:50 am
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Notice the "improved screening" doesn't involve altering screener behavior to focus on WEI; it involves making the screening process more unpleasant and focusing even harder on water and on bits of paper in passengers' pockets.
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