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    The Problem with the TSA

    I am getting so tired of the airport scanners that we have to go through before getting on a plane. Each time I go through one the TSA agent says "Please step over here, sir". Next, while feeling my upper arms they say, "What makes you think we wouldn't see the guns you are trying to take on this plane!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by ltorlo64 View Post
    I am getting so tired of the airport scanners that we have to go through before getting on a plane. Each time I go through one the TSA agent says "Please step over here, sir". Next, while feeling my upper arms they say, "What makes you think we wouldn't see the guns you are trying to take on this plane!"
    Unless you were trying to carry guns on a plane, his comment makes no sense.

    (Uh, you weren't trying to, were you? )
    "Valar morghulis; valar dohaeris."

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    Quote Originally Posted by alismith View Post
    Unless you were trying to carry guns on a plane, his comment makes no sense.

    (Uh, you weren't trying to, were you? )
    I have to say that it happens more when I am in a long sleeved shirt!
    "Nothing ever gets so bad that government "help" can't make it worse." Pat Garrett, March 22, 2014

    "HATE IS GOOD, WHEN ITS DIRECTED AT EVIL." PROBASCO, April 20, 2012

    I tried to push the envelope, but found that it was stationery.

    Have you heard about the new corduroy pillows? They're making head lines!

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    His biceps. Lol . Good one.

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    I had something similar happen to me the last time I went to the doctor. I went in for a sore back. After he examined me he said for the next 2 weeks you need to sit down to pee. I said, sit down to pee, are you crazy. He said I don't want you holding anything over 10 pounds.

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    Damn. I got it now. Real slow here, I guess.

    Reminds me of the time a friend and I were fishing. We both had to take a leak, so we stood up and proceeded to pee over the side of the boat.

    My friend says, "Damn, the river's cold."

    To which, I replied, "And, it's deep too."
    Last edited by alismith; 02-17-2017 at 11:07 AM.
    "Valar morghulis; valar dohaeris."

    "Never say, "gun control" but instead say, "victim disarmament." I've seen the visceral effects this has on our enemies in public. It's as if somebody punched them in the stomach when they realize they've lost the moral high ground." - L Neil Smith

    Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless.

    Freedom isn't free.

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    Hardy har har har. .22 cal?

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    Good grief?!?
    Those jokes were old when I was young!
    And I'm not about to tell you how many years ago that was!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JTHunter View Post
    Good grief?!?
    Those jokes were old when I was young!
    And I'm not about to tell you how many years ago that was!!
    Sometimes, the older jokes are easier to remember....
    "Valar morghulis; valar dohaeris."

    "Never say, "gun control" but instead say, "victim disarmament." I've seen the visceral effects this has on our enemies in public. It's as if somebody punched them in the stomach when they realize they've lost the moral high ground." - L Neil Smith

    Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless.

    Freedom isn't free.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman View Post
    Hardy har har har. .22 cal?
    More like the "Noisy Cricket" from Men in Black!
    "Nothing ever gets so bad that government "help" can't make it worse." Pat Garrett, March 22, 2014

    "HATE IS GOOD, WHEN ITS DIRECTED AT EVIL." PROBASCO, April 20, 2012

    I tried to push the envelope, but found that it was stationery.

    Have you heard about the new corduroy pillows? They're making head lines!

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    Everything old is ne3w again.

    And if you are old enough to remember that, you must be approaching my age.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gunner1558 View Post
    Everything old is ne3w again.

    And if you are old enough to remember that, you must be approaching my age.
    If you are talking about the song, I remember it!
    "Nothing ever gets so bad that government "help" can't make it worse." Pat Garrett, March 22, 2014

    "HATE IS GOOD, WHEN ITS DIRECTED AT EVIL." PROBASCO, April 20, 2012

    I tried to push the envelope, but found that it was stationery.

    Have you heard about the new corduroy pillows? They're making head lines!

    NRA Endowment Member

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