OT Shoddy Hardware (Was: Re: WW fixtures (was Re: "New" PDP-8))

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Thu Apr 4 09:56:54 2002

At 07:44 AM 4/4/2002 +0000, Sellam Ismail wrote:
>Next time, do what my dad did when he was on his way back to the US from a
>trip abroad and the security folks gave him all sorts of hassle over his
>Leatherman tool. After arguing with them for about half an hour (they
>wanted to confiscate and destroy it, and he was having none of that), he
>finally suggested they give it to the pilot to hold during the flight, to
>which they obliged. When he landed, the pilot handed it back to him and
>all was well ;)

I think what they should do is hand out multi-tools to everyone
on the flight. If there are more passengers than hijackers,
I think they can overpower them.

I finished high school in 1981 in Wisconsin. I distinctly
remember being able to bring a rifle and ammunition to school
in order to go hunting when the day ended.

- John
Received on Thu Apr 04 2002 - 09:56:54 BST

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