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Re: Buddy, Can You Spare 5.3 Million Dimes?

Former Member ·
This is a no brainer. The money was left behind by frustrated travelers. It should be used to minimize some of the frustration and indignity imposed on travelers at the TSA checkpoints. Little things would make a big difference in the "reassembly area" : + Buy easy-to-clean sturdy benches for the re-assembly area. + Put footstools in front of benches to help with putting on shoes. + Put baskets under the benches so people can place their small backpacks, purses, shoes, and belts out of the...
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Re: Buddy, Can You Spare 5.3 Million Dimes?

FlashFlyer ·
Sounds great...especially if your airport has a reassembly area. I've been in some where it's go so little space people are dressing on the end of the belt and holding everything up (LaG, for one). Your last one is the best, though...
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Re: Buddy, Can You Spare 5.3 Million Dimes?

Former Member ·
Yes, some facilities have no space for reassembly. The least they could do is hand people clear plastic bags for all of their little stuff at the beginning. Toss coins, keys, cell phone etc into clear plastic bag. Toss belt and shoes into clear plastic bag. Slam plastic bags into bin with your luggage items. Grab your plastic bags and luggage items out of bin at the exit and run for your gate, shoeless. At least people would not be fumbling around, trying to get their small odds and ends out...
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Inflight entertainment may soon watch you!

PHeymont ·
  Thales' mock-up of what the system might look like.   Just like Santa Claus, your seatback screen may soon "know when you are sleeping, and know when you're awake," according to Japanese inflight entertainment maker Thales.   At the...
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8 terrific hacks for US travelers

Jacob William ·
Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or an eager novice, these eight great hacks that will enrich your global getaways. 1. Bring your own bottle Traveling is thirsty work and airports are strict when it comes to liquids. To swerve extortionate airport prices, bring an empty bottle with you and fill it up for free once you’ve passed security. 2. Roll don’t fold Make maximum use of your luggage space by rolling your clothes into a tube shape. Rolling helps protect your clothes from creases and...
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Buddy, Can You Spare 5.3 Million Dimes?

PHeymont ·
Apparently so! That's how much loose change TSA scooped out of bins at scanning, left behind by travelers too frazzled or too hurried to pick it all up. And then there's the question of what to do with it...find out HERE
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TSA tries touch-free security checks

PHeymont ·
New technology has a machine, instead of an agent, determine whether you are a good match for your ID photo.
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