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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:03 AM
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I'm flying at dawn: what should I bring?
I hate checking luggage. i used to bring everything as carry on...

what are some good substitutes for:

deodorant
shampoo
toothpaste
water/soda
bottle of liquor/wine

I'm thinking dirt, twigs and berries....
but berries have liquid in them, so it could be explosive :nuke:

so I'm outta ideas. thoughts?
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  - Sweetie - just show up naked  LynneSin   Aug-10-06 11:04 AM   #1 
  - oo lala!  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:05 AM   #2 
  - I'm gonna bring a package of dehydrated water, and see what they do n/t  qnr   Aug-10-06 11:06 AM   #3 
  - do you think rehydrating the powder will cause  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:07 AM   #4 
     - undoubtedly! n/t  qnr   Aug-10-06 11:16 AM   #5 
  - Where are you headin' off too anyway......  jus_the_facts   Aug-10-06 11:24 AM   #6 
  - taking my sister  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:29 AM   #7 
     - That would definitely be a TRIP....  jus_the_facts   Aug-10-06 11:39 AM   #13 
        - hell yea  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:44 AM   #14 
  - Snakes!!!  Sugar Smack   Aug-10-06 11:30 AM   #8 
  - actually, we might end up doing just that  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:31 AM   #9 
     - There you go, MAHNY! Make it real.  Sugar Smack   Aug-10-06 11:34 AM   #12 
  - You should bring shampoo, a can of soda, fertilizer, fuel oil...  whoisalhedges   Aug-10-06 11:32 AM   #10 
  - see, this is the kind of innovative thinking I need  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:33 AM   #11 
  - Don't forget to pack you patience...  KC2   Aug-10-06 11:46 AM   #15 
  - argh....i don't have much of it left for all this BS  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:47 AM   #16 
     - Yes, I know...  KC2   Aug-10-06 11:54 AM   #19 
  - all you need is to follow Maurice Clarett's lead  northzax   Aug-10-06 11:51 AM   #17 
  - more creative genius  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 11:52 AM   #18 
     - I'd like to point out  northzax   Aug-10-06 11:56 AM   #20 
  - Bring me some cookies, and yourself a change of clothes. Not that you'll  LeftyMom   Aug-10-06 11:56 AM   #21 
  - dream on please  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 12:11 PM   #24 
  - Don't know about deodorant or shampoo  sakabatou   Aug-10-06 11:57 AM   #22 
  - yes, but what if they think the pages are explosive too?  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 12:12 PM   #25 
     - Well I dunno  sakabatou   Aug-10-06 12:18 PM   #28 
        - and the laptop  northzax   Aug-10-06 12:28 PM   #29 
  - Wings. Check with Maestro, he may have some you can borrow.  Dangerously Amused   Aug-10-06 12:10 PM   #23 
  - but can I get one in 12 hours?  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 12:12 PM   #26 
  - go nekkid  leftofthedial   Aug-10-06 12:12 PM   #27 
  - u first  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 12:35 PM   #30 
     - I fly nekkid all the time  leftofthedial   Aug-10-06 01:07 PM   #32 
     - I fly nekkid all the time  leftofthedial   Aug-10-06 01:07 PM   #33 
  - If you want to reduce your stress level ~ forget a carry-on.  Joan_Alpern   Aug-10-06 12:36 PM   #31 
     - bah...i hate checking it though  MadAsHellNewYorker   Aug-10-06 03:41 PM   #34 
 
LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:04 AM
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1. Sweetie - just show up naked
:D
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:05 AM
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2. oo lala!
that was my proposal for Jerusalem in the I/P fight.
everyone just has to come to the city naked. :D
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qnr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:06 AM
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3. I'm gonna bring a package of dehydrated water, and see what they do n/t
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:07 AM
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4. do you think rehydrating the powder will cause
your flightmates to freak out?
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qnr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:16 AM
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5. undoubtedly! n/t
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jus_the_facts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:24 AM
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6. Where are you headin' off too anyway......
.....I've never flown anywhere before so don't ask me about that stuff?! :P
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:29 AM
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7. taking my sister
back to school! RAH RAH :eyes:

well you should ocme fly to NY. just dont being liquids ;)
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jus_the_facts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:39 AM
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13. That would definitely be a TRIP....
....if you promise to take good care o'me while I'm there!
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:44 AM
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14. hell yea
:evilgrin:
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:30 AM
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8. Snakes!!!
:yoiks:
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:31 AM
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9. actually, we might end up doing just that
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 11:31 AM by MadAsHellNewYorker
the ball python at my parents house has gotten out of his cage and was last seen with my sisters 5 suitcases :scared:
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:34 AM
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12. There you go, MAHNY! Make it real.
:pals: :loveya:
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:32 AM
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10. You should bring shampoo, a can of soda, fertilizer, fuel oil...
...a 9mm pistol, a box cutter, a katana, some C4, a half-kilo of flake, a clock radio, and a copy of "Jihad for Dummies."

Nobody will fuck with you if you're strapped like that. :thumbsup:
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:33 AM
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11. see, this is the kind of innovative thinking I need
It'll be so obvious that im crazy, that the TSA will have to leave me alone :silly:
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Haole Girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:46 AM
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15. Don't forget to pack you patience...
Sounds like you'll need it today. :hug:
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:47 AM
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16. argh....i don't have much of it left for all this BS
:hug:
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Haole Girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:54 AM
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19. Yes, I know...
Well, it is seeming that way, more and more...now that I've had some sleep.
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northzax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:51 AM
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17. all you need is to follow Maurice Clarett's lead
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:52 AM
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18. more creative genius
:rofl:
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northzax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:56 AM
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20. I'd like to point out
that there is no evidence that he had a box cutter.
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:56 AM
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21. Bring me some cookies, and yourself a change of clothes. Not that you'll
Oh sorry, did I start daydreaming out loud again. :blush:
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:11 PM
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24. dream on please
:loveya:
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:57 AM
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22. Don't know about deodorant or shampoo
Toothpaste: Listerine strips
Water/soda you can get on the plane
Also, get a book, several books.
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:12 PM
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25. yes, but what if they think the pages are explosive too?
im a smoker, so they may think i want to start a fire on the plane ;)
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:18 PM
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28. Well I dunno
The no I-Pod hing is a problem for me, as I use music therapy for my anxiety.
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northzax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:28 PM
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29. and the laptop
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 12:29 PM by northzax
that's billable hours, I can pay for a cross country flight while on board working for other clients. This is getting fucking ridiculous.

here's a question. what about cell phones? do I need to check my laptop and my cell phone? and if they lose my bag, or it's delayed, how do I check in with them? how about my five hour layover in Houston next week? bastards.
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Dangerously Amused Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:10 PM
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23. Wings. Check with Maestro, he may have some you can borrow.




Else get your own pilot's license. Then you can bring whatever the hell you want. Nail clippers, soda and everything! Stick it to the man, man!


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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:12 PM
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26. but can I get one in 12 hours?
box cutters and tweezers galore!
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:12 PM
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27. go nekkid
it's time to get with the program
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:35 PM
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30. u first
;)
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:07 PM
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32. I fly nekkid all the time
it's so . . . liberating

not to be hated for my freedoms
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:07 PM
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33. I fly nekkid all the time
it's so . . . liberating

not to be hated for my freedoms
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In_The_Wind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:36 PM
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31. If you want to reduce your stress level ~ forget a carry-on.

Check your luggage.




My last flight out of Florida back in May was awful! Everything I was carrying on was unpacked and searched. I was scanned/searched/patted-down, however *whew* there was no cavity search. Wearing sandals didn't help either. :grr: I had to walk through the area barefoot!

I have driven to Florida twice since then. BTW Fort Lauderdale is Hot & Sunny at this moment.





:hi: :loveya:
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MadAsHellNewYorker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:41 PM
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34. bah...i hate checking it though
:cry:

sorry you had such a shitty expereince. :hug: i may have to take ur advice

:loveya:
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