Awaiting takeoff

Amita Guha amita.lists at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 16:11:56 EST 2007


I heard that the TSA here in the States sells the things they
confiscate on ebay. Do a search for "NTSA" on ebay and see what comes
up.

Amita

On Dec 3, 2007 2:57 PM, Bob W <pdml at web-options.com> wrote:
> they can't just take these things, Frank. They have to give them back.
> I went through Gatwick about a year ago and forgot that I was carrying
> a Swiss Army knife. They took it off me, but gave it back when I
> returned.
>
> --
>  Bob
>
> [...]
> >
> > I haven't flown for over two years.  Last time it was with my bike,
> > and I put my bike's U-lock in my carry-on so it wouldn't rattle
> around
> > and hurt my bike (which was boxed and checked).  They confiscated
> it.
> > Said I could use it as a "bludgeon".
> >
> > I tried to explain that a pen would make a better weapon than a
> lock,
> > but the nice man disagreed.
> >
> > $40 down the tubes.
> >
> > Oh well.
>
>
>
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