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TSA: Years Of Watching Roadrunner Cartoons (Standing In For Actual Intelligence And Intelligence Training)

March 10, 2012
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TSA: Years Of Watching Roadrunner Cartoons (Standing In For Actual Intelligence And Intelligence Training)
Photo tool confiscated by TSA geniuses, according to Reddit poster gynoceros:

Screen shot 2012-03-10 at 12.58.52 AM.jpg@Debwilker tweet:

#TSA thinks photo equipment looks like a bomb. Yeah if ur education is cartoons

PetaPixel posts about a popular photographers’ tool, pictured above — the Giottos Rocket — used to blow dust off cameras and glass.

Not surprisingly, the bright lights at the TSA confiscated one from Reddit user gynoceros, he says, at Newark Airport.

Over at Reddit, poster TomDLux has a helpful hint for fooling a bunny or those with TSA-level intelligence:

Always have a half-full water bottle in your camera bag. It gives them something to take away from you, and then they forget to keep looking. And if they miss it, you can enjoy some nice refreshing water.

Reddit poster invalid_font_size has another:

I used to do that to get lighters through when they were banned. I’d put two in the bin to get x-rayed, the one doofus on the monitor would yell “lighter” and the second doofus would stop looking through the bin after finding the first one.

This is security? Or a jobs program for unskilled workers and a get-rich program for Michael Chertoff and everyone else sucking off the teat of the “security” industry?

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