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  1. mike
    mike at |

    basic explosive test kits give false readings for some kinds of shoe polish too

  2. ptahcha
    ptahcha at |

    I had an empty box (well, it had the styrofoam holder for wine bottles) tested positive for explosives, and it was clearly an otherwise empty box with just styrofoam holder. The system also generate random false positives to make sure the agent is alert.

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  4. GAM
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    Flying into Italy is cake. I’ve been whisked through immigration with just the showing of an American passport and in the dozen times that I’ve flown in, I’ve never been asked why I’m there or where I’m staying. I love Italians.