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Thinking outside the Box...

  1. maven101 profile image79
    maven101posted 7 years ago

    Here's a solution to all the controversy over full-body scanners at the airports.

        Have a booth that you can step into that will not X-ray you, but will detonate any explosive device you may have on your body.
        It would be a win-win for everyone, and there would be none of this crap about racial profiling. This method would eliminate a long and expensive trial.  Justice would be quick and swift.  Case closed!
        I can see it now: you're in the airport terminal and you hear a muffled explosion. Shortly thereafter an announcement comes over the PA system, "Attention standby passengers: We now have a seat available on flight number..."
        Works for me!

    1. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol lol  I love it!  Don't guess there would be much thinking inside that box......

      1. maven101 profile image79
        maven101posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Haw !!..Kind of like the Roach motel...you check in, but you don't check out...

  2. surf traveler profile image82
    surf travelerposted 7 years ago

    That's a great solution. Two months ago when traveling with my son, we had such a horrible screening process. The security guy at the metal detector was a bully to everyone going through. The system in place right now makes traveling by plane so much more difficult than in the past.

  3. RogerAD profile image62
    RogerADposted 7 years ago

    To be honest, I don't think that is really all that bad of an idea, although from a technical standpoint it probably wouldn't be possible.

    I have been lucky enough to not have to travel through one and will probably look towards alternate forms of transportation...

  4. Peter Hoggan profile image70
    Peter Hogganposted 7 years ago

    I don't have a problem with that, although the cleaning staff might.

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    Kathryn LJposted 7 years ago

    Brilliant!  It would make the screening process so much quicker.  Last time I flew the security team tried to dismantle the metal heels of my motorbike boots and I was hand frisked twice.  I would have been happy to step in the box and prove that I was not a security risk.  (In the UK, there are plenty of people who would be happy to work as cleaners in the 'Blow up Booth'.)

    1. Peter Hoggan profile image70
      Peter Hogganposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I prefer the term Boom Box!