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Airports and Strip Searches....

Posted by The Two "Ontario" Normals on April 7, 2011, 10:14 pm

Hi to all our friends who recognize the normals from "Ontario" moniker!!! We are home safe and sound, mucho..mucho snow still here, over four feet at our garage door!!! Now for the rest of the story!!! don't ever ..ever ..accept a bording pass with the letters SSSS in the bottom right hand corner. I was the lucky recipient of three such wonderfully marked bording passes, one for each leg of our journey home. Emmmmm
what does it mean??? First in Manzanillo just before boarding the plane, I'm at the door, I can see the plane,and this voice says please sir could you step over here for a "secondary search"..okay no problem, belt, shoes, bag, wallet, etc.etc. again..but all is good and away we go. Well, little did I know what awaited me in LA with the dreaded SSSS on my boarding pass..not near so nice, STAND there and don't move, don't touch anything not even my bag!! Escorted to the security line, undressed again while my wife stood by wondering what kind of terrorist she was married to??? Taken to a private viewing of my private parts to see if I had some kind of concealed something on my person. This was not fun!!! Had a good flight to Seattle but went to the Alaskan Air counter and asked who I had pissed off? They said I was randomly selected by computer...boy did I feel special...and.... for the good news they were going to do it again in morning in Seattle before my last leg of the trip. You always sleep better knowing you're going to be patted down again in the Things went well again, I passed I guess...I hope you can laugh at this as I did eventually....missing La Manz already, hasta Diciembre

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