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Subject: [Leica] transporting film
From: jls at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Fri Jul 16 10:16:09 2004

Perhaps it would have made more sense to say "Anyway" instead of "Any".
Email has totally destroyed the quality of my writing. Always trying to
write as fast as I can think (both of which would be 50 words per minute

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Jeffery
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 11:56 AM
To: 'Leica Users Group'
Subject: RE: [Leica] transporting film

Any you appear to be so terrorist-like.

Last time I went to Washington DC, the fellow traveling with me (67
years old, 140 pounds, Irish, conservative accountant-type looks,
charcoal gray suit) got detained at every single point possible. Perhaps
the least likely terrorist if we are counting looks.

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Ted
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 11:34 AM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] transporting film

Jeffery Smith asked:
Subject: RE: [Leica] transporting film

> People's fillings and metal crowns (on teeth) never seem to set off
> metal detectors, while belt buckles do. I wonder if the sensor is less
> sensitive at the head level. If that is the case, I wonder if someone
> could get through with a blade in their mouth.<<,,

one trip through the detectors and my hearing aids set it off.

So the fellow goes though the magic wand thing and didn't get any pings.
Twice and began a third pass and I said "it's my ears!"

 He looked and put the wand to each side of my head and yep it was the

Then he says, " take them off and walk through without them!" :-)

OK and they put them through the scanner, I walked through clean and
returned my ears!  Aaaahh security love it. ;-)


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