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Are European airports now confiscating passengers' water on the jetway?

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Jun 18th, 2008, 11:26 AM
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Na, Buachaill, na!! Na dean sin.
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Jun 18th, 2008, 11:34 AM
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how weird is that
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Jun 18th, 2008, 11:38 AM
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The weirdest thing on this board today is your response to the 27 Paris thingummy thread Bozama.

Now, can we all just give this one up and the 27 Paris thingummy thread as well.
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Jun 18th, 2008, 11:40 AM
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Gurab amhlaidh duit?
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Jun 18th, 2008, 11:58 AM
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I read what Bozama wrote and it seemed perfectly fine. I am not saying that you are wrong, just respectfully disagreeing with you, Lawchick.
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Jun 18th, 2008, 12:12 PM
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Hmmm, what about the water. Enquiring minds want to know???
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Jun 18th, 2008, 12:12 PM
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In Hongkong they took my water just when I was about to board my flight. It didn't happen in Germany or France.

How was South America?
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Jun 18th, 2008, 12:17 PM
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I was in South America last August and there was no problem with bringing on a bottle of water that was purchased at one of the stores. That was a while ago. I traveled from BA to Cordoba and BA back to the States.
Yes, this thread was about water, wasn't it! LOL
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Jun 18th, 2008, 07:45 PM
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Lawchick, there is nothing "weird" about my replies. You may not agree with them, feel free to bring up which points you disagree with,, I don't mind a bit.

I say what I mean, and I mean what I say, which is more then I can say for some of your posts.
Furthermore your penchant for posting in other languages( is it Latin) is really wearing thin dear,, how clever you are, you are a special little girl.... LOL,

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Jun 18th, 2008, 10:51 PM
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>>>>>
Here in the States California supposedly forbids this, but it seems to be ok everywhere else. Since the Europeans are often a lot more restrictive about driving rules, are there any regulations regarding the possible obstruction of vision by window-wounting my GPS?
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hey padraig...this was just posted on the european board. it's clearly about america and i think this poster is using underhanded practices to try to get us to visit the US. please go over there asap and sort him out....we depend on you to maintain order here.
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Jun 18th, 2008, 11:40 PM
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Please note, There are at least two mentions of European in the original posting. The question also inquires about a European practice. There are also references to 'international travel'. So, why not post the question here?
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Jun 19th, 2008, 01:19 AM
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Whats with the B**ch fest? Jesus it no wonder why so many of the old timers left this board. Padraig I do not feel is someone to "start" hassle just staing his opinion as you ALL are. He has offered loads of help and a good perspective. Why are we turining into a bully board again? People are so bloody touchy relax.

OK now water....flew back from new Delhi and had water in my bag from outside and went to security etc. Drank it but took the plane water bottle with me and forgot. Cot pulled aside and asked where it was from and they took it even though I did not leave the airport and landed from India...just how it is. No biggie. Also I ALWAYS have to take my shoes off.
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Jun 19th, 2008, 01:50 AM
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When did Lawchick start writing Latin?

The heathen hasn't been to Mass since they stopped using the language. But she clearly got educated in one of those countries where they teach a SERIOUSLY dead and useless language, and cab't be blamed for wanting to find some excuse for using it.

As i recall, the answer to the poster complaining about he laying down the law is:
Is e seo are dhiar su.

At least that's how I remember the Scottish dialect of Lawchick's second language would put it.
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Jun 19th, 2008, 01:53 AM
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Thank you SiobhanP. Now get back down below the parapet and I'll take the fire if anybody still wants to shoot.
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Jun 19th, 2008, 01:59 AM
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I'm frightened.......

DUSH! DUSH!!!!KAPOW!!!!!! AAARGH
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Jun 19th, 2008, 02:07 AM
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You know Flanner...my second language, which is actually my first OFFICIAL languge -is now also an official language of the EU....so me and the other naughty cailíní here in Brussels like to annoy our European brothers by using it...particularly after the NO lisbon vote.

Also, I thought it would have a calming influence on Padraig. But he has his goat up, and there's no stopping him.
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Jun 19th, 2008, 02:23 AM
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Lawchcick "Also, I thought it would have a calming influence on Padraig. But he has his goat up, and there's no stopping him."
She writes in gaelic by the way. Just cut and paste and do a google search for a translation. That is what she does for sure.

Lawchicj, methinks you are skating on thin ice. Padraig will soon come after you if you continue to make remarks like these. Its just a matter of time, my dear.
Douse some holy water on him. Hopefully that water would make it to the jetway undetected by the officials.
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Jun 19th, 2008, 03:10 AM
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Okay now, the one thing no one has said and I may know abit about this.
Bring your empty bottle on board and the flight attendants will (should) fill it up,all flight from their filtered water taps. You can drink as much as you want and never have to give up your water at security. I know regulations are not standard unfortunatey,so dont rely on them and just bring the empty bottle for the flight.
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Jun 19th, 2008, 04:55 AM
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In response to the suggestion to bring an empty water bottle to be filled on the plane ... although the poster said there would be filtered water available onboard, that is not what I understand.

I have read numerous advisories that the non-bottled water on airlines is to be avoided at all costs. Apparently there are contaminants, including bacteria and other yucky things in the water that is stored in holding tanks onboard, and filtering (if, in fact, that even takes place) is not enough to mitigate the problems.

I have been advised not to drink any water that does not come in a sealed bottle while onboard a plane.

Anyone else know anything about this?
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Jun 19th, 2008, 08:03 AM
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Yes, I have read similar warnings. Some of these articles have a little age on them but still interesting...

http://epa.gov/airlinewater/index2.html

http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/10/...l/travel21.php

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