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    Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    What's everyone's take on this?

    TSA to Allow Pocket Knives On Planes - ABC News



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    Re: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    It's just confusing with the other things they don't allow. We're back on that slippery slope toward freedom.



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    Re: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    I didn't realize pocket knives were banned in the first place.



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    Re: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    It's just confusing with the other things they don't allow. We're back on that slippery slope toward freedom.
    My exact thought.

    Pocket knife = Ok
    Reasonably sized bottle of shampoo = You're undoubtedly a terrorist.



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    Re: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    I didn't realize pocket knives were banned in the first place.
    Oh ya. I had a pair of pliers confiscated once.



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    Re: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    Pocket knives sound easier than box cutters. Not sure why they are going to allow this.



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    Re: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    Pocket knives sound easier than box cutters. Not sure why they are going to allow this.
    Scissors with sharp points are allowed so long as they are less than 4" in length. What are scissors? Simply two knives bolted together.

    Screwdrivers less than 7 inches long are allowed. If I'm a nefarious evildoer, I could probably make that a weapon.

    The pocket knives in question are the non-locking blade variety with short blades. I'm not overly worried about this.



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