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I most look forward to flying with ...

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A small folding knife
  2468 votes / 12%
A souvenier bat
  248 votes / 1%
A hockey stick
  768 votes / 3%
Billiard cues
  363 votes / 1%
Lacrosse sticks
  230 votes / 1%
Golf clubs
  225 votes / 1%
More than 3 ounces of shampoo
  5663 votes / 28%
A sense of natural liberty
  9681 votes / 49%
19646 total votes.
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  • Don't complain about lack of options. You've got to pick a few when you do multiple choice. Those are the breaks.
  • Feel free to suggest poll ideas if you're feeling creative. I'd strongly suggest reading the past polls first.
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  • by war4peace (1628283) on Friday March 08, 2013 @02:15PM (#43118171)

    I don't fly, but I think the "I can do that but choose not to" feeling is important, compared to "I am not allowed to do that, therefore I so wish it!" feeling.

  • by dkleinsc (563838) on Friday March 08, 2013 @03:04PM (#43118859) Homepage

    I actually traveled a fair amount before the naked scan machines went in. Nowadays, I've limited my traveling to the US, going by train or car. Sure, it's inconvenient, sure it means I can't go places I'd otherwise be able to, but compared to the price others have paid for the Fourth Amendment I'm not feeling like it's that much of a sacrifice.

  • Re:Me (Score:5, Interesting)

    by MerlynEmrys67 (583469) on Friday March 08, 2013 @03:43PM (#43119337)
    Actually you can get around the prohibition. Just sign up for PreCheck (Coming to an airport near you) - pay them the required fee (100 bucks or so) get screened by a TSA employee at an airport and be able to breeze through airport security without taking your shoes off, removing your laptop, or limiting yourself to a 1 qt ziplock bag.

    I love the business model - I will provide service so horrible to you that you are willing to pay an additional 100 dollars a year to get through my service and just pretend like I wasn't here. I can see the model now. Pay Dell 100 bucks a year and someone with a soft midwest accent will answer the phone and actually provide service. Oh wait - I guess that is already an option for their business customers.

  • by tylikcat (1578365) on Friday March 08, 2013 @07:23PM (#43121991)

    Hm. Gender isn't particularly a selection criterion (though while Dexter is frequently a male name, I'd be less likely to attribute gender to a 'nym).

    I think it's more about the social affectations of people likely to show up in an airplane nude. Which is to say that I'm fine with the nudity - as long as they're not being aggressive about it. Most folks I know who are interested in being nude in places not generally considered appropriate for social nudity are either totally chill, or totally in your face.

  • by camperdave (969942) on Saturday March 09, 2013 @02:35PM (#43126673) Journal

    Clothing is useful when protecting the clothed.

    Clothes, because I need somewhere to keep my pockets.

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