London airport security - body x-ray

Nov 8th, 2004, 12:32 PM
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London airport security - body x-ray


It had to happen. London has installed an x-ray machine that, according to this report, takes a neked picture of your bod.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article...348172,00.html

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Nov 8th, 2004, 05:37 PM
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Ira, I struggled through the entire Robs thread but never bothered to read the link first, until I read your reply here. However, the difference is that the Brits have started to use the thing.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 05:52 PM
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Does anyone really care?
Would it make me quit traveling? No.
Would it make me wear my best underwear,yes.
Would it make me lose more weight, I will think about it.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 06:05 PM
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Scarlett, LOL. Anyway dear one, one most always wear their best underwear/lingerie. Remember, what if you were in an accident and taken to the hospital??

I use to think as a teenage when I was constantly nagged about this by mother and aunts "if I was in an accident and taken to the hospital I think my major concern would not be my underwear".

But how life has improved, sigh. Now we must worry about what the airport x-ray machine will show. Ain't life grand?
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Nov 8th, 2004, 06:12 PM
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I just applied for a job as an x-ray machine reader.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 06:15 PM
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That's GOOD news! Once when I was searched at an airport, I (60ish) was asked if I wanted a female to do it--to which I replied, "Certainly NOT! Please continue!"
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Nov 8th, 2004, 06:17 PM
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JaneB wins the make my day award.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 06:20 PM
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LOL, JaneB, you would have loved the Jacksonville Airport screeners that we had this past September.
Apparently, they were on the look out for petite blondes traveling with Yankees. We were pulled aside, frisked and talked to and generally made to feel like shifty eyed sneaky people...except that one security guard stood by the lady that frisked me and told us jokes the whole time LOL
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Nov 8th, 2004, 07:01 PM
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JaneB, you have me laughing until I almost crying!!! That is toooo funny, and I must say I will remember that for my next traveling adventure. You go girl!!!

And Scarlett, what do you expect, travelling with a carpetbagger!! -

I don't know if hopscotch intended this thread to be so funny but it sure has given me some good giggles.

And Budman, just go have another beer and forget about your "wannabe" job at the airport. For shame. What are we going to do with you.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 07:09 PM
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JaneB - That is the best line I have heard all year. I will be laughing all week just thinking of it. Thank you.
Budman - Do you have any experience in this line of work that would qualify you for the job or are you going for the on the job training?
I can't help but laugh when I think of all of the threads where people save a little packing space by taking their old worn out undies to Europe and throw them away rather than bring them back home. Just imagine the lovely views that Budman is going to have of all those lovely undies.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 07:37 PM
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Oh yes, dear Budman is going to need more than a mug of beer by the end of the work day!!! ROTFL.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 07:50 PM
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Don't worry about your underwear. That won't be visible! This scan machine sees what's underneath.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 08:12 PM
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Oh boy, this is getting better (as in worse) all the time. Oh sigh, the poor screeners.
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Nov 8th, 2004, 10:06 PM
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Makes me wonder what people with body piercings have to endure when travelling.
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Nov 9th, 2004, 12:21 AM
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I'm tall with big hands and feet...so what you're telling me is, this machine will dispel that myth . Regards, Walter
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Nov 9th, 2004, 01:41 PM
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Well, I guess I'll either start to glow in the dark or will be able to see that size 5 body screaming to get out!!!!!! Hello, Hello, are you in there? Can you see me now?
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Nov 9th, 2004, 01:49 PM
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The scanner will be able to tell what I had for lunch!!
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Nov 9th, 2004, 02:40 PM
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I can't wait to let them get a gander at some amazing things that make women automatically convulse with intense emotion. And they best have a back-up crew handy to replace the stunned screeners who faint dead away.
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