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johnaries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-26-11 11:32 PM
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22. I'm just saying, don't be so quick to judge. nt
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  -I go through TSA on a regular basis for work. johnaries  Jun-26-11 10:57 PM   #0 
  - Do you regulary have to go through the "porno-scanner"?  Dawson Leery   Jun-26-11 11:00 PM   #1 
  - I leave from BNA, which uses the LH3 machine  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:18 PM   #11 
  - I went through two weeks ago...  JuniperLea   Jun-27-11 03:37 PM   #87 
  - WTF with calling it a "porno-scanner"? People are fine with tweeting ones erect penis,  KittyWampus   Jun-27-11 06:29 PM   #93 
     - Because some people resort to inflammatory...  SDuderstadt   Jun-27-11 06:34 PM   #95 
  - 150 flight experiences out of hundreds of millions per year isn't maybe the most rock-solid  Brickbat   Jun-26-11 11:03 PM   #2 
  - Granted, no. But the problem obviously is not as widespread  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:19 PM   #12 
     - Wait, where do you get "obviously"?  Brickbat   Jun-26-11 11:21 PM   #14 
        - If you flew as much as I did, it would be obvious.  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:30 PM   #20 
  - Translation: I've never had any trouble, so there's no problem. nt  Bonobo   Jun-26-11 11:05 PM   #3 
  - +1 n/t  KarenS   Jun-26-11 11:06 PM   #5 
  - Translation, I kept hearing about "other people's problems"  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:22 PM   #15 
  - My personal experience is that many TSA agents are polite and many are rude.  Bonobo   Jun-26-11 11:44 PM   #32 
     - ok, so HOW is it Irrelevant?  johnaries   Jun-27-11 12:03 AM   #38 
        - It is irrelevant because it is not the good outcomes of these encounters  Bonobo   Jun-27-11 12:14 AM   #41 
        - BUT, the "bad" outcome is not always as it is presented.  johnaries   Jun-27-11 12:31 AM   #45 
           - Again, the issue of whether this woman needed to change her grandma's diapers more frequently is...  Bonobo   Jun-27-11 12:36 AM   #47 
              - If you have ever had to change anybody's diapers, a child's or a parent's,  Dept of Beer   Jun-27-11 01:41 AM   #58 
        - Checking old people's diapers makes us safer...think otherwise & you're a lunatic. nt  personman   Jun-27-11 12:52 AM   #50 
        - "Once every six months or so we see some claim of impropriety."  Ignis   Jun-27-11 03:36 PM   #86 
           - How did the poster...  SDuderstadt   Jun-27-11 03:39 PM   #88 
  - B-I-N-G-O  Union Scribe   Jun-27-11 07:05 AM   #64 
  - "stupid travelers" ?  suffragette   Jun-26-11 11:06 PM   #4 
  - I guess that means any traveler who holds him up for more than a sec.  demosincebirth   Jun-26-11 11:24 PM   #17 
  - Your "guess" would be wrong.  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:31 PM   #21 
  - Well, let me share one experience  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:27 PM   #19 
     - You used that phrase in a specific way in your OP  suffragette   Jun-26-11 11:39 PM   #28 
     - Yes, there usually are 2 lines for the "expert traveler" and the "casual  johnaries   Jun-27-11 12:18 AM   #42 
        - So, you equate "casual" with "stupid"  suffragette   Jun-27-11 01:06 AM   #53 
           - No, but I equate heading toward a metal detector wearing a ton of jewelry as "stupid"  jberryhill   Jun-27-11 07:21 AM   #71 
              - I used to wear belt buckles, necklaces, my good watch, etc.  blueamy66   Jun-27-11 08:20 AM   #72 
                 - And those things had to come off pre-9/11 too  jberryhill   Jun-27-11 08:26 AM   #73 
                    - What?  blueamy66   Jun-27-11 06:19 PM   #91 
     - I used to fy all the time but haven't recently. The dimwit that packed a boxcutter in hi carryon  napi21   Jun-27-11 12:05 AM   #40 
     - most ridiculous part of their 'allowed' section  ProdigalJunkMail   Jun-27-11 06:47 PM   #96 
  - I'm sure you need no warning that anything that contradicts the party line will be ridiculed. nt  Speck Tater   Jun-26-11 11:07 PM   #6 
  - What is your personal experience? Please share. nt  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:23 PM   #16 
  - Even as innocuous as you make this sound,  LiberalAndProud   Jun-26-11 11:08 PM   #7 
  - So you think the Bush Administration would punish dissenters...  Hippo_Tron   Jun-26-11 11:37 PM   #25 
  - That wasn't my point.  LiberalAndProud   Jun-26-11 11:40 PM   #29 
  - I agree, but sometimes you have to choose your fights.  johnaries   Jun-27-11 12:23 AM   #43 
     - You really think it is that political, and you also don't have a problem with that?  Electric Monk   Jun-27-11 12:27 AM   #44 
  - This is a continuation of another thread?  Electric Monk   Jun-26-11 11:10 PM   #8 
  - Oh. Well, that's alright then. Glad you cleared that up.  scarletwoman   Jun-26-11 11:11 PM   #9 
  - I'm just saying, don't be so quick to judge. nt  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:32 PM   #22 
     - Heaven forfend that I ever judge you. Please do carry on.  scarletwoman   Jun-26-11 11:35 PM   #24 
        - Well, I am sorry if I interpreted your response as "sarcasm"  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:43 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-11 11:14 PM   #10 
  - My SIL doesn't travel regularly. But she flew to NY  sabrina 1   Jun-26-11 11:20 PM   #13 
  - OK, this just reeks of BS.  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:37 PM   #26 
  - I have stopped flying. Many people have stopped flying.  sabrina 1   Jun-27-11 12:55 AM   #51 
  - "many and increasing reports from passengers across the country"  SDuderstadt   Jun-27-11 02:02 PM   #82 
  - Not everyone enjoys having their personal "junk" viewed by complete strangers  Dappleganger   Jun-27-11 08:30 AM   #74 
  - Why would she have been shocked? That they use scanners  pnwmom   Jun-26-11 11:54 PM   #35 
  - Oh, and btw, it was much safer to travel when Bush was president.  sabrina 1   Jun-26-11 11:26 PM   #18 
  - Since 2007 pre-Obama.  LiberalAndProud   Jun-26-11 11:39 PM   #27 
  - Not in my experience. Under Bush I always had to undergo  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:53 PM   #34 
  - Under Bush you didn't have to go through Naked Scanners or 'Enhanced Pat-downs'  sabrina 1   Jun-27-11 12:33 AM   #46 
  - Like Bush, you seem to have forgotten he was President for 9/11.  pnwmom   Jun-26-11 11:56 PM   #36 
     - It was safer from molestation by Government Agents for innocent  sabrina 1   Jun-27-11 12:41 AM   #48 
        - Unfortunately, Obama will never be able to rollback the post 9/11  pnwmom   Jun-27-11 12:48 AM   #49 
           - Under Clinton several major attacks were prevented without  sabrina 1   Jun-27-11 01:03 AM   #52 
              - The scanners were introduced in 2007 when the shrub was President. n/t  pnwmom   Jun-27-11 01:13 AM   #54 
              - You forgot to mention that only a few were installed in  sabrina 1   Jun-27-11 01:25 AM   #56 
              - Clinton did allow the intelligence community (or perhaps made them) to do their job.  Dawson Leery   Jun-27-11 01:46 PM   #80 
  - I was over once for something absolutely trivial.  JDPriestly   Jun-26-11 11:35 PM   #23 
  - well, if you read the PSA's that are staring at you while you are in line  johnaries   Jun-26-11 11:40 PM   #30 
  - I flew for my vacation a few months ago  tammywammy   Jun-26-11 11:49 PM   #33 
  - but your threshold is too high --basically you have no problem if they follow their own rules  CreekDog   Jun-26-11 11:56 PM   #37 
  - I've had only positive or neutral experiences, too, though I don't fly as frequently as you.  pnwmom   Jun-27-11 12:03 AM   #39 
  - It depends on the airport  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Jun-27-11 01:16 AM   #55 
  - Next you'll be saying that you aren't hungry & know no one that is...  hlthe2b   Jun-27-11 01:29 AM   #57 
  - Same lame shit said by white guys about DWB. no cop ever treats them that way  CBGLuthier   Jun-27-11 06:27 AM   #59 
  - It is pure politics with this one, he all but said this happy horseshit would have been a problem  TheKentuckian   Jun-27-11 06:52 AM   #61 
     - ^^^ This.  Ignis   Jun-27-11 03:41 PM   #89 
  - cool. there must be no problem.  piratefish08   Jun-27-11 06:30 AM   #60 
  - How well you are treated is not the issue...  kentuck   Jun-27-11 06:57 AM   #62 
  - Do you wear a diaper?  boston bean   Jun-27-11 07:02 AM   #63 
  - I don't know about him....  jberryhill   Jun-27-11 08:32 AM   #76 
  - Mussolini: he makes the planes run on time.  Union Scribe   Jun-27-11 07:09 AM   #65 
  - I agree about the TSA BS...I fly 2-3 per week..  HipChick   Jun-27-11 07:09 AM   #66 
  - 75,000 miles the last 6 months...  trumad   Jun-27-11 07:15 AM   #67 
  - I've never taken liquids out or used those silly bags either..  HipChick   Jun-27-11 07:16 AM   #68 
     - I find the smaller airports are the ones who are sticklers.  trumad   Jun-27-11 08:48 AM   #77 
  - WOW, I guess police never mistreat people either because they have been nice to me? LOL  Logical   Jun-27-11 07:17 AM   #69 
  - Pavlov's dog...  kentuck   Jun-27-11 07:18 AM   #70 
  - And I call BS on your BS.  Dappleganger   Jun-27-11 08:31 AM   #75 
  - Why  trumad   Jun-27-11 08:49 AM   #78 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-27-11 09:26 AM   #79 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-27-11 03:45 PM   #90 
  - As someone wisely said above and I'll repeat.  Puglover   Jun-27-11 01:49 PM   #81 
  - The operative word in your entire post is "I"  MadHound   Jun-27-11 02:05 PM   #83 
  - "Hundreds and thousands of reports of TSA outrage"  SDuderstadt   Jun-27-11 02:56 PM   #84 
  - they're not all professional  pitohui   Jun-27-11 03:19 PM   #85 
  - Guess what L-3 used to do before they made the Nudoscope  GoneOffShore   Jun-27-11 06:27 PM   #92 
  - "expert traveler line" ???  Shagbark Hickory   Jun-27-11 06:31 PM   #94 
  - Sadly, yes.  ManiacJoe   Jun-27-11 06:49 PM   #97 
  - The line moves faster because "expert" travelers  trumad   Jun-27-11 07:18 PM   #98 
     - And what would that be? Bend over and cough?  Shagbark Hickory   Jun-27-11 07:47 PM   #100 
  - Mr. "See No Evil" vs. 6 egregious examples to the contrary:  Ignis   Jun-27-11 07:24 PM   #99 
 

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