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Theft, Lies, and Videotape: A US Shuttle Trip Report

Old Feb 16, 11, 7:42 am
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Originally Posted by belynch View Post
HA. Now that She actually read this TR yesterday and said "I'm sure this is amusing to folks who don't have to deal with you every day. But to me, this is a Tuesday."
Ha Ha

I throughly enjoyed your TR but I empathise with your wife.........are you my ex's long lost brother by any chance
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Old Feb 18, 11, 2:56 pm
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NOt too sure if you are aware, but a theif ring of TSA agents was busted at EWR....

Got to love the government!

Originally Posted by belynch View Post
What we could clearly see in the video is my iPod going into the x-ray machine in a plastic tub. You see the agent manning the x-ray machine stop it, do something, and the belt start back up again. You canít see the contents of the tub as it leaves the machine but you clearly see me ďre-assemblingĒ myself. Then the helpful passenger behind me picks-up the tub tilts it towards the camera (where you can see it was empty) and places it on-top of some more tubs. A TSA agent then walks over to the stack, looks into it, and picks it up, placing the stack at the end of the belt where the stack doesnít move until we searched it 5 minutes later.
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Old Mar 15, 13, 1:36 pm
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Originally Posted by belynch View Post
Another agent walked in, complaining that his walkie talkie was broken, completely ignoring a civilian standing in their office attempting to have a conversation with an Easter Island head.
Seeing a reference to an Easter Island head, I almost thought that my wife and I were coming through the check-point at the same time as you were there! It was at LGA (maybe a year prior, but about that 'era') when my wife caused a minor disturbance at the check-point when a TSA agent carelessly unwrapped her Moai figurine and chipped it's top hat. (It's not actually clear that it broke, but he definitely dropped it on the floor, and to my wife, that was enough.)
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Old Mar 17, 13, 8:48 am
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Yeah whatever.
Is there a real tr anywhere here? If not, I'll pass.
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Old Mar 17, 13, 9:51 am
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Originally Posted by camsean View Post
Yeah whatever.
Is there a real tr anywhere here? If not, I'll pass.
My Mom taught me that if you don't have anything good to say, say nothing
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Old Mar 17, 13, 10:25 am
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Originally Posted by mwg25 View Post
If you haven't read the account of his wedding day, you are missing out. That is all.
I hate to be that guy, but link? The bowels of 'Teh Penalty Box' are a hard place to find individual posts. I'd search, but I'm going through a tunnel.
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Old Mar 17, 13, 4:34 pm
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One of the best TRs I've ever read.

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Yeah whatever.
Is there a real tr anywhere here? If not, I'll pass.
I sincerely hope posting this reply made some part of your life better.
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Old Mar 17, 13, 4:56 pm
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That was a funny TR.

Please go on long multistop International trips. We need this fresh write up vs. pics seats and foods.
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Old Mar 17, 13, 4:58 pm
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Originally Posted by HMPS View Post
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That was a funny TR.

Please go on long multistop International trips. We need this fresh write up vs. pics seats and foods.
I almost want him to take a series of US Express flights flights now so that we may be thoroughly entertained.
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Old Mar 20, 13, 3:40 am
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Originally Posted by belynch View Post
Iím not claiming that a TSA security officer, tasked with securing our airports, stole my iPod as itís not completely clear on the video. But Iím saying that if it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, tastes like duck, and also goes by the name mallard, it is wearing a blue shirt.
This line still just cracks me up. Poetry.
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