posted on Feb, 14 2003 @ 10:30 AM
Once walked straight through customs carrying 4 replica blasting rods by mistake.
no one stopped me.
oddly enough that was the same trip I went to the check in and saw a sign which pointed out I couldn't have scissors, craft knives, petrol lighters
or nail files in my hand luggage.
It served as a usefull reminder of what I'd forgotten to buy so, when my bags had been checked and I was ushered into the departure lounge before
boarding, I nipped into the handy duty free shop they have there and bought scissors, a craft knife, a petrol lighter and a nail file.
I'm flying tomorrow.
Luckily I'm not a terrorist but theres no doubt in my mind that I could easily carry a dangerous weapon through security.
I really have no idea what they think more troops and a couple of tanks are actually going to do.
Maybe paying their check in staff more so they weren't just mindless bored drones who can't be bothered to check bags properly would have a more