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Regarding your 1st paragraph, they do at MKE. It...

Regarding your 1st paragraph, they do at MKE. It gets the inexperienced pax through the WTMD faster and all the pax behind that one are grateful. It's not like you are giving away some secret by...
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Posted By QUERY

Wow, far cry from this post#24 at this link that...

Wow, far cry from this post#24 at this link that you made:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-safety-security/1112252-tsos-just-fed-up-security-scares-2.html

"It is not everyone's...
Aug 7, 10, 12:52 am
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Posted By QUERY

If the TSO tells you that, use reverse logic and...

If the TSO tells you that, use reverse logic and start checking your empty pockets for nonexistent coins, keys, gum, or cigarettes. That might prod the TSO to tell you BUT the downside of this is...
Aug 7, 10, 12:07 am
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Posted By QUERY

Regarding your 1st paragraph, here is what you...

Regarding your 1st paragraph, here is what you stated:

"What exactly was alarming about it ? Other than the players being allegedly middle-eastern, of course.

Reporting a non-event as an...
Aug 6, 10, 11:51 pm
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Posted By QUERY

I was responding to what was stated as I took...

I was responding to what was stated as I took both posts as literal. What the OP stated in post#1 and what he stated in post#19 are like 2 opposite viewpoints. But you're right, I missed the...
Aug 5, 10, 12:57 am
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Posted By QUERY

Well, I would ask the WTMD TSO where you are...

Well, I would ask the WTMD TSO where you are alarming so they can localize it for you: upper body; middle of body; lower body. You might have had a metal implant put in while a child that you forgot...
Aug 5, 10, 12:06 am
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Posted By QUERY

Regarding your 1st paragraph, well, genius, it...

Regarding your 1st paragraph, well, genius, it certainly wasn't the fact that the 2 men were [email protected]:-)

Regarding your 2nd paragraph, not reporting an incident which escalates into a...
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Posted By QUERY

I would be, and am, as alarmed as you about what...

I would be, and am, as alarmed as you about what you had seen. Next time, go to Airport Operations or the LE agency for the airport to report it. I would contact the LE agency 1st, Airport Ops 2nd,...
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Posted By QUERY

Give me a break! I have a titanium implant,...

Give me a break! I have a titanium implant, full-cast gold crown, several gold inlays/onlays, and even more amalgam fillings and I have NEVER set off a WTMD anywhere I traveled. Just because you...
Jul 29, 10, 12:49 am
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Posted By QUERY

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D That was good.

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D That was good.
Jul 28, 10, 1:00 am
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Posted By QUERY

Regarding your 1st paragraph, is this another...

Regarding your 1st paragraph, is this another "fact"?

Regarding your 2nd paragraph, average statistical odds are meaningless and convey a false sense of security. As I've stated previously on this...
Jul 26, 10, 12:37 am
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Posted By QUERY

Regarding your 1st paragraph, don't know. ...

Regarding your 1st paragraph, don't know.

Regarding your 2nd paragraph, in WBI's case, yes, since it had to be a TSA decision to deploy them. I would not extrapolate that to TSA in general.


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Jul 24, 10, 11:52 pm
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Posted By QUERY

Now where in my statement, that you quoted, did I...

Now where in my statement, that you quoted, did I state anything about scientific evidence. Here is my statement from post#56:

"A blanket statement that is meaningless. What type of WBI do they...
Jul 24, 10, 12:42 am
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Posted By QUERY

A blanket statement that is meaningless. What...

A blanket statement that is meaningless. What type of WBI do they use, backscatter or MMW? What brand of machine are they using? There is more than 1 company involved for both types. I think we'll...
Jul 24, 10, 12:29 am
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Posted By QUERY

No, the Wake Island scenario for Battlefield is...

No, the Wake Island scenario for Battlefield is nothing like the WTC 9/11 incident and I would be wearing headphones so the other pax would not hear the screams of the enemy soldiers as I blow them...
Jul 23, 10, 1:00 am
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Posted By QUERY

Regarding your 1st paragraph, yes, I know about...

Regarding your 1st paragraph, yes, I know about the Glock 17, I've fired them before and know how to disassemble them. Yes, the frame MIGHT get through by itself in a cluttered bag UNLESS the X-ray...
Jul 23, 10, 12:16 am
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Posted By QUERY

I've seen these before being taken through a...

I've seen these before being taken through a checkpoint. I would take it out of the bag it is in, just like a laptop. Wouldn't it be nice if you could plug that in on the aircraft. Those long flights...
Forum: Midwest
Jul 23, 10, 12:05 am
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Posted By QUERY

MKE Closed Due to Rain

MKE was closed just before 11PM tonight due to water everywhere. Part of Milwaukee rec'd 7.5" of rain in a 2.5 hour period. GMIA will reopen at 3AM. Lots of pax stranded. Many flights had been...
Jul 22, 10, 1:11 am
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Posted By QUERY

Interesting, thanks for taking the time to...

Interesting, thanks for taking the time to explain. If you ever develop AIT-proof underwear for the MMW, let us know. If the image on the MMW presents as opaque, however, that would most certainly...
Jul 22, 10, 12:14 am
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Posted By QUERY

First off, a gun is no longer a predictor of...

First off, a gun is no longer a predictor of success as it was in the past. Second, even a small caliber handgun, disassembled, would be too large to fit up the rectum safely(especially the frame)....
Jul 21, 10, 12:52 am
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Posted By QUERY

What you are describing for MMW is like a Faraday...

What you are describing for MMW is like a Faraday cage for underwear. Would such an item, if feasible(from a wearing standpoint), block the part of the image the underwear cov'd or just distort it....
Jul 21, 10, 12:11 am
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Posted By QUERY

Unfortunately, plausible deniability doesn't get...

Unfortunately, plausible deniability doesn't get you out of the additional screening as a result of the false positive. Also, I wouldn't volunteer any info because you don't see what the ETD alarmed...
Jul 20, 10, 1:04 am
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Posted By QUERY

I understand that you had time constraints but...

I understand that you had time constraints but the next time, TELL the TSO you want a supervisor and let him/her know that all those ETD sample swabs were contaminated when they fell out of the...
Jul 16, 10, 12:13 am
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Posted By QUERY

No, had he run into the sterile area he would...

No, had he run into the sterile area he would have been at the gates and might have boarded. After all, he had the universal boarding pass on him, a gun. The result would have been a terminal dump of...
Jul 15, 10, 5:45 pm
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Views: 1,838
Posted By QUERY

Per the linked article, he ran out of the...

Per the linked article, he ran out of the terminal and left the airport. Doesn't seem like reason enough to delay/cancel flights but then the linked article is not exactly comprehensive in details.
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