Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Airport Security

So, flying since 911 has changed. That's a no brainer. But the most recent changes baffle the mind.

For instance;
I was not allowed to bring my lipgloss on the plane. Unless it was in a ziplock bag. I'm not sure what measure of safety lies therein - nor did the people at the airport so I was left confused and without shimmery lips.

Secondly - no hand sanitizer. WHAT? Do you have any idea how many germs congregate on airplanes???? Do they sell it inside? Nope. At least not in Hamilton. But they do in Calgary - so at least I felt slightly less contaminated on the last 4 hours of my journey. But since I already caught a cold on the flight over, it did little to appease me.

Lastly - while in US airspace there are no line ups allowed for the bathroom. Riiiight.

I'm glad there are people somewhere making a living for coming up with this shite. No doubt that wherever they are they have glossy lips and clean hands.

11 comments:

Kat said...

Well with those Jessica Rabbit lips of yours, add the gloss and you'd be a great decoy for any group of would be terrorists!

Anonymous said...

You underestimate the power of a GLAD ziplock bag.

*Paid for by the makers of GLAD ziplock bags.*

Steve~

Green Fish said...

No line-ups for the bathroom? What if you have the runs. So you get yourself a dodgy Air Canada omelet, a hangover, a middle seat and an urgent cramp in your lower abdomen and then have someone tell you that you have to remain seated until there is a free loo. I don't think this will work.

Elizabeth McClung said...

I still have great confusion over this post 9/11 flying - I mean, wasn't every other flight in the late 70's being hijacked? Or people demanding to be taken to Cuba? Yet somehow planes kept flying with hand moisturizer - at what point did going through 3 security checkpoints mean that I have to fly like a convict (I assume being shacked to the seat is the next move), isn't the security there to allow me to distract myself while trying to squeeze my 6'3" body into a seat made for a 125 lb 5'2" person?

Slyde said...

i had heard about all of those stupid rules, except the bathroom thing. That's not being safe, it's just being spitefull (which can be fun too!).

Green Fish said...

I have an idea for a new Air Line. "Buck Naked and an Enema". Which also makes for a pleasant evening.

B.E. Earl said...

Gee...can't wait to fly tomorrow. Yikes!

Elohelae said...

you said shite.. tee hee hee hee. i havent heard that in ages... i like other foreigners.. they speak properly.

I flew to san fran the other day and because of security my luggage didnt turn up for another 18 hours... fek fek fek.

i love flying

Anonymous said...

Or a cool band - Buck Naked and The Enemas

elizabeth said...

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Cheezy said...

Crazy stuff. Is hand sanitizer flammable or something? Maybe they should warn you about that when you buy it, in case you want to light a ciggie with clean hands!