Holy cow...

From: Ethan Dicks <dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov>
Date: Fri Aug 6 00:17:39 2004

On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 09:07:42PM -0700, evan wrote:
> Which makes me wonder... has anyone here ever had a problem explaining vintage
> computers to airport security?

Problems? No. Did I get searched? Thoroughly.

I was hauling my gear to the Pole - SBC6120, FP6120, MC-1N (INS8073 SBC)
box of CDP18xx chips and various CMOS bits, laptop docking station,
battery chargers, digital camera accessories, hand tools, etc., and at
check-in, I was asked to step to the side after my checked bags went
through the X-Ray. The only thing they didn't find odd was the laptop

I got through security fine, but they did want to look in each and every
one of my bags.


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