TSA Prepared for Summer Travelers!

Old May 24, 07, 8:12 pm
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TSA Prepared for Summer Travelers!

http://www.tsa.gov/press/releases/20...05242007b.shtm

Published today...too bad they still don't know their OWN policies.
Remember the 3𢴏 rule for carrying liquids, gels and aerosols through the checkpoint.

3 ounce bottles or less for all liquids, gels and aerosols placed in
IIRC it was changed to 3.4 what...like 6 months ago??
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Old May 24, 07, 8:23 pm
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Originally Posted by DL4EVR View Post
http://www.tsa.gov/press/releases/20...05242007b.shtm

Published today...too bad they still don't know their OWN policies.


IIRC it was changed to 3.4 what...like 6 months ago??
Guess it has been changed back - looking at the 3-1-1 page, and all other associated pages that I could find all mentioned 3 oz, not 3.4oz.
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Old May 24, 07, 8:28 pm
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Searched through the news releases and could not find any mention of the change in policy. I should have captured a screenshot of one of the pages when it said 3.4...they did a thorough cleansing job...
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Old May 24, 07, 8:33 pm
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Originally Posted by DevilDog438 View Post
Guess it has been changed back - looking at the 3-1-1 page, and all other associated pages that I could find all mentioned 3 oz, not 3.4oz.
Right, because only 'ferners use that dang gone metric system...
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Old May 24, 07, 8:38 pm
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But, we still have TSA personnel that post here stating 3.4 as of 5/14.
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Old May 24, 07, 10:02 pm
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Originally Posted by DevilDog438 View Post
But, we still have TSA personnel that post here stating 3.4 as of 5/14.

Why would TSA personnel know TSA policies, especially something as obscure as the volume allowed in a "freedom baggie"? No, this is probably an intentional measure to keep the terrorists off balance - the famed "designed inconsistency".
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Old May 24, 07, 10:32 pm
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TSA isn't even prepared for travelers on any day, let alone summer travelers.
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Old May 24, 07, 11:39 pm
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But think of the children.
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Old May 24, 07, 11:53 pm
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But think of the children.
As long as they're summer children, they're "prepared."
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Old May 25, 07, 12:28 am
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Canada and the EU permit 100 ml, or 3.4 ounces. Many U.S. airline web sites say the U.S. limit is also 3.4 ounces. TSA wants the airlines to round down to 3 ounces, however they seem to be accepting unofficially 3.4 ounces. I found this from various news sources. TSA, of course, denies any of this.
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Old May 25, 07, 2:24 am
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The French, Spanish, etc. versions on the TSA website still say 100 ml is allowed.

http://www.tsa.gov/assets/pdf/311-spanish.pdf

Quick, google and print before they read this and edit all those too!
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Old May 25, 07, 4:20 am
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Part of the TSA's policy of unpredictability includes a pseudo-random number generator to determine the volume of liquid containers permitted each day.

"Today it is 3.14, Comrade!!! Do not question us or you will not fly!!!"
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Old May 25, 07, 5:34 am
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It's 3.4 ounces. I guess after they made all those posters nobody wanted to go around with a magic marker to write in ".4" Besides, 3.4:1:1 doesn't "sing."
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Part of the TSA's policy of unpredictability includes a pseudo-random number generator to determine the volume of liquid containers permitted each day.

"Today it is 3.14, Comrade!!! Do not question us or you will not fly!!!"
Tomorrow it's 3.141592654 oz


... π oz to 9 decimal places...
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Old May 25, 07, 7:00 am
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Posting different volumes on the same web site will keep the terrororists guessing. Thanks for keeping us safe, Kip!
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