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Subject: [Leica] Re: Peter goes abroad, returns to tell about it!
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 14:48:15 -0400
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The point is that the extra security doesn't make it any safer. In 
tests, guns and bomblike substances often make it onto the planes. 
The FAA admits this.

Ken Wilcox

At 2:42 PM -0400 5/21/02, Allan Wafkowski wrote:
>It's inconvenient for all of us to fly post 9/11, but before we 
>whine too much let's remember that there are valid reasons for the 
>added security. I hope never to be in an aircraft that blows to 
>pieces because someone decided it was just too much trouble to one 
>more camera.
>On Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at 01:47 PM, Peter Klein wrote:
>>I know I spoke lightly of the security inconveniences, because I believe
>>that the best way to deal with things you can't control is to laugh at
>>them.  Of course, for me, the security stuff was just an inconvenience,
>>and evidence presented on the LUG suggests that one or two x-rays is not
>>going to mess up my ISO 400 film.  In your case, it's a bit different.

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