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Old 12-07-2010, 05:49 PM - Thread Starter
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I figured it was only a matter of time. She's better dressed than I was expecting though.
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Heh. Although technically, there are still... places... one could hide dangerous items, even when wearing a bikini. (Heck, I have hair down to my behind - do it up in a bun and I could hide all sorts of blades, mini-radio-devices, vials of poison etc in it.) So I call "paranoia fail" on the part of the airline security. :p

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Old 12-07-2010, 08:42 PM
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It was paranoia fail as soon as they let people get on planes. A determined, well-trained person would be able to cause the same amount of havoc without the stuff they don't want on board as with it. (e.g. nail clipper file)

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But the scanners and pat downs target the areas she covered with her bikini...unless she was wearing a thong bikini, shouldn't she have still gotten the pat down? 

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