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Meanwhile, my wife lost her drivers license on the first of about 6 flights over the course of a week, and at each spot, they were fine with an expired one. The inconsistency baffles me.
try having a dangerous hobby such as knitting.
In the according circles one is advised to pack equipment one won't mind losing if TSA is having a wild day.
Many have flown with no problems, others had their tiny scissors taken.
 

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Worse. We went on a trip to see family. In total, 5 flights. My carryon was the backpack I take to work. I forgot I had a multitool in the bottom of the main section. But that's ok, because nobody at any of the TSA checkpoints noticed it either.
On other trips, they've confiscated Mrs. Dogs eyelash curler and a pair of tweezers.

try having a dangerous hobby such as knitting.
In the according circles one is advised to pack equipment one won't mind losing if TSA is having a wild day.
Many have flown with no problems, others had their tiny scissors taken.
These reminded me of the biggest inconsistency I heard of - I did not witness this. This was post 9/11; mentioning since TSA were supposed to be more strict then pre-9/11.

My kali instructor, and another guru were headed to texas, from new york for a seminar with our tuhon. They packed light, so did not check a bag, only had a carry-on. What they forgot, until they were on the security line, was that they were bringing a bunch of weapons with them (at least one ginunting, probably one each, along with knives). They explained to the TSA agent that they were martial arts instructors going to a seminar. I don't fully remember what happened next, but they were able to board the plane with the weapons in their carry-ons and did not get detained/held up.

But yes, the tweezers are the issue.
 

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That is really poor judgement. I mean, even before 9/11, we knew that saying this in an airport is a terrible idea. I'm surprised he was only detained for 2 hours.
I was uniformed state security and had a kid (around 18) walk up to my desk wanting to get in the building, he had a back pack and we were required to check them... i asked him what he had in the pack.... he reponnded..."a bomb".... i stood up and said what did you say.... he got incredibly nervous, started apologizing over and over again and opened his pack to show me there was no bomb.... I said to him... "not funny and not smart...this close to the Oklahoma City bombing"..it was about a week prior to this....

Good thing he did not pul that across the street at the capital, the capitol police would have taken him down and into custody.....

I'm guessing he did not try that "joke" again
 

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I have just finished a 4,000,000 words book "冽思憟 I have a house in the eschatology". In the last chapter, the main guy finally gets married with 7 wives. The bed in their bedroom is 40 feet wide.

The main guy can travel between the current world and the world 200 years in the future. He can bring the 200 years future technology back to the current world.

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Was it a Manga? The cover looks similar to a few we have in my house.
 

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I watched Mystery Men the other day, a.very underated movie that is even better now than when it came out, because we are in the post Marvel/DC era and so superheroed out.

Waits has a bit part playing a "non lethal weapons designer", and it still cracks me up.
The Blamethrower is my favorite. It's a distraction gun that makes a group of your enemies start arguing with each other while you escape.

What a great movie. William H Macy is unforgettable. "This..is egg salad..."

"He who dealt it smelt it" didn't the fart guy say that. Disco is not dead
 

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Finished all my work before I went on vacation..did the couple follow ups I had yesterday, have nothing new until someone gives me work, which no ones going to do until monday. Have to look busy though, layoffs are happening...
 

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In anime related news, we're watching One Piece on Netflix. We're kind of watching both the anime and the live action versions at the same time. I'm enjoying both, but am surprised to say that I think the cartoon is better.
 

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In anime related news, we're watching One Piece on Netflix. We're kind of watching both the anime and the live action versions at the same time. I'm enjoying both, but am surprised to say that I think the cartoon is better.
I find that's normally the case with anime.
 

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Haven't gone that far back, but I've been watching The Pretender and Stingray of late. The Six Million Dollar Man is in the queue.
Pretender was such a great show. Loosely based on a real genius con artist. Very similar to Frank Abagnail Jr in "Catch Me If You Can".

I recently rediscovered Riptide, that about the detective agency on the pier with the really hot classic Corvette.
 

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For some reason I am really getting into watching old shows from when I was much much younger. Emergency and Adam-12...
I do that all the time. I used to watch alot of the stuff that I watch now at my aunts house, I was born in 91 but my parents and their siblings were born in the 50s so I saw alot of re runs of sonny and Cher, game shows like the newly weds etc also discovered chuck norris for the first time on Walker Texas ranger there and never got to finish the whole series(was still being made when I first watched it) so I'm making up for lost time and alot of years of not having a TV. I also like twilight zone(the original) and unsolved mysteries.
 

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We need to find a way to stop animal shelter that kill. It's come to my attention recently. Yesterday I saw a dog on the net who was getting euthanized today, I sent them a message telling them I'd take him but I live on the east coast and the shelters in Texas and I have no way to get there. This poor pup was less than 1 year old and from the videos of seeing him and the way he interacted with people and the bio they wrote about him I'm very sure he was a very sweet pup. Sadly I think he was euthanized today. They are literally euthanasia dogs because of a lack of room at this shelter in San Antonio, good dogs to and they are only doing it because of a lack of space or supplies to take care of them. It really bothers me. I would of went there today to save that pup and give him a home but I had no way to get to Texas from Maine. It's heart breaking really.
 

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We need to find a way to stop animal shelter that kill. It's come to my attention recently. Yesterday I saw a dog on the net who was getting euthanized today, I sent them a message telling them I'd take him but I live on the east coast and the shelters in Texas and I have no way to get there. This poor pup was less than 1 year old and from the videos of seeing him and the way he interacted with people and the bio they wrote about him I'm very sure he was a very sweet pup. Sadly I think he was euthanized today. They are literally euthanasia dogs because of a lack of room at this shelter in San Antonio, good dogs to and they are only doing it because of a lack of space or supplies to take care of them. It really bothers me. I would of went there today to save that pup and give him a home but I had no way to get to Texas from Maine. It's heart breaking really.
Yeah, we get these calls on FB from time to time. They give prospective adopters a couple of weeks to get in touch with them. They don't want to do it, but they are full up and more pups are on the way. One reason rescue workers burn out so fast. Everybody who wants a dog has one or more already.
And in certain areas spaying and neutering isn't a thing.
In a case like that you need somebody in the area who can pull the dog and keep him until you have time to arrange transport. The flip side is the poor creatures that are on death's doorstep but are forced to live - at great expense - while the healthy pup is put to death. I saw a couple of cute ones, but I had to remind myself that right now I am not the best caretaker to the animals I do have. I need another one like a hole in my head.
 

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Love those, Fallguy is on the list right now.
I wish I could find Riptide (I had a mad crush on Joe Penny)
From the olden olden days, The Professionals from the UK.
You can get Riptides 1st season on DVD at Amazon. Not sure about the others or if there is a Blue Ray option.


Check out the related titles section, some classics there. Jake and the Fatman, Hardcastle and McCormick, Simon and Simon.

If you hadn't lives through the 80s you might think all we had was detective and cop shows.
 

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