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Old Oct 22, 07, 3:49 pm
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Old Oct 22, 07, 3:51 pm
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Old Oct 22, 07, 3:55 pm
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Yet another false alarm. Abundance of Caution/Better Safe than Sorry . . .
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Old Oct 22, 07, 6:59 pm
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Stupid morons. Not qualified to shovel elephant dung.
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Old Oct 22, 07, 7:29 pm
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Stupid morons. Not qualified to shovel elephant dung.
I certinaly agree with you. I don't like it IAD after security breach this afternoon. It is absolutely no reason why about bags is leftover. Someone didn't get the bags at front of ticket counter. Don't give it up from TSA need extra monitor some passengers around ticket area.
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Old Oct 22, 07, 7:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Spiff View Post
Stupid morons. Not qualified to shovel elephant dung.
Please don't insult dung-shovelers line that!
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Old Oct 22, 07, 8:56 pm
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Why does it feel like these terminal dumps are becoming more & more common?
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Old Oct 22, 07, 9:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Andy1369 View Post
Why does it feel like these terminal dumps are becoming more & more common?
Because Idiot Boy Hawley is in the Congressional hot seat and is trying to excuse his way out of incompetence by claiming his disgrace of an agency is understaffed/underfunded.
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Old Oct 22, 07, 9:09 pm
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Because Idiot Boy Hawley is in the Congressional hot seat and is trying to excuse his way out of incompetence by claiming his disgrace of an agency is understaffed/underfunded.
Why, Spiff?
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Old Oct 23, 07, 12:30 am
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Originally Posted by Spiff View Post
Stupid morons. Not qualified to shovel elephant dung.
as always Spiff, you're being way too kind
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Old Oct 23, 07, 12:39 am
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Originally Posted by Andy1369 View Post
Why does it feel like these terminal dumps are becoming more & more common?
Because you've paying more attention to them now, for starters.

Going back to the dawn of this forum, reported terminal dumps ebbs and flows like other sorts of news. How dump rates compare before and after 9/11, of course, is one measure. Dump rates 6 years ago compared to now ... I don't know.
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Old Oct 23, 07, 3:59 am
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Update

Cosmetics Possibly to Blame for Airport Evacuation


A screener at the security checkpoint in the main terminal spotted something suspicious in a male passenger's bag. At that point, a bomb-sniffing dog was brought in and it, too, had a hit on the bag. The entire terminal was evacuated. ABC 7 News learned, the worry was apparently over cosmetics. A source tells ABC 7 News an ingredient in some cosmetics can trigger a false-positive for explosives. The TSA spokesperson refused to comment and said it is departmental policy to not discuss what is found in suspicious packages.

Once the terminal reopened, passnegers had to deal with long lines at security which has a domino effect on delays and missed flights.
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Old Oct 23, 07, 9:54 am
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Originally Posted by Andy1369 View Post
Why does it feel like these terminal dumps are becoming more & more common?
Your feelings are wrong, Citizen.
Evacuations like Monday's incident are rare, Prebich says.
The TSA does not lie.
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Old Oct 23, 07, 5:54 pm
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Originally Posted by Wally Bird View Post
Your feelings are wrong, Citizen.The TSA does not lie.
Yeah, it was absolutely no reason why security checkpoint was closed. It has nothing can do it from TSA. Yes, I'm surely that I am feeling confused from TSA is actually made mistake after terminal dumps all those passengers.
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Old Oct 23, 07, 11:23 pm
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Originally Posted by Wally Bird View Post
Your feelings are wrong, Citizen.The TSA does not lie.
my bubble just burst big time
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