CSU Students Get Through DIA Security With Knives

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by THawk996, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. THawk996

    THawk996 Original Member CSU Students Get Through DIA Security With Knives

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  2. Cartoon Peril

    Cartoon Peril Original Member

    Per TSA Knifes are only dangerous to aircraft if they are confiscated at the checkpoint along with the snowglobes and shampoo. Knives which escape the attention of the TSA while they were groping grandma are not dangerous to aircraft.
  3. RB

    RB Founding Member

    I'm sure their breast, crotch, hair and face had a thorough pat down. All for security ya know!
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  4. Cartoon Peril

    Cartoon Peril Original Member

    My guess is the dude at the X-ray machine was too busy watching some girl-on-girl checkpoint action, or at least hoping it might happen, to pay attention to the screen in front of him.
  5. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

  6. RB

    RB Founding Member

    That might be the exact issue but more likely is more TSA focusing on doing the wrong things and letting more important things slip through.

    TSA needs to go back to the basics and stop with the TSA IDOCY.
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  7. FriendlySkies

    FriendlySkies Member

    And, magically, their plane did not fall out of the sky! :eek:
  8. Elizabeth Conley

    Elizabeth Conley Original Member

    I'm a bit floored the ladies use folding knives as primary self-defense. I wonder if they know how to use them and which technique they favor. Passing strange.
  9. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    Defensive, much?
  10. FetePerfection

    FetePerfection Founding Member Coach

    I witnessed this very scenario at SJU Friday - dude was NOT looking at his monitor for a full 45 seconds or more. I watched him not watching the screen but rather some travelers that apparently had him distracted.
    Note to terrorists - plant a few cuties in line ahead of you - you'll get through undetected.
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  11. N965VJ

    N965VJ Original Member

    At least the two girls didn't report themselves, causing a plane or terminal dump in the process, as has happened before.
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  12. Cartoon Peril

    Cartoon Peril Original Member

    I sometimes wonder if that would work, but I think that's strictly Hollywood only.
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  13. AngryMiller

    AngryMiller Original Member

    I think it would work. Shock factor and all.
  14. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Give it a try -- send two cuties ahead to run point while you try to haul your science fair project through the checkpoint. :)
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  15. THawk996

    THawk996 Original Member

    Quote taken from the article: At airport, a big surprise in bag
  16. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    From the same Albany Times Union article:

    Phooey on that!

    And the usual mumbo jumbo to excuse their ineptitude:

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  17. 4nsicdoc

    4nsicdoc Original Member

    Given the unceasing protestations of the blue-handed posters here that they get no thrill out of molesting human beings, wouldn't you be better advised to use something attractive to the smurfs - like goats or trolls or some such?
  18. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    I guarantee it will work. I've seen it with my own eyes. Several times, in fact.

    This is one of those areas where "some airports do. some airports don't. all airports are different" really doesn't apply.
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  19. Cartoon Peril

    Cartoon Peril Original Member

    Well, then we'll need to focus on hotness (hotitude?, hotiliciousness?) as a possible distraction factor!
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  20. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    If the TSA had been smart, they could have had hot babes in blue bikinis feel over the male pax, and hot dudes in blue shorts feel over the females, and John Pistole to feel over the undecided or gender confused. Would have recast the whole debate.

    Could have been.
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