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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Simon W. Moon View Post
    Yeah, that's totally the equipment someone trying to sneak a bomb on a plane would wear. It's so subtle, you can hardly tell that it's unusual. The TSA must had their eagle eyes on.
    and yet, if you were on a plane, and a middle eastern fella speaking farci to his buddy whips THAT exact object out...you telling me you wouldn't be the least bit concerned?
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    and yet, if you were on a plane, and a middle eastern fella speaking farci to his buddy whips THAT exact object out...you telling me you wouldn't be the least bit concerned?
    What if he was wearing it like a regular watch instead of concealing it and whipping out?
    Would I be concerned then?
    Just curious.
    I may be wrong.

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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    A bomb is nothing more than combustion under pressure. A 40lb propane tank is a bomb big enough to level a decent sized house.

    Very simple. You take something that combusts, put it into a box, light it, and run.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Any watch with an alarm could be modified to be an explosive timer, my brother did it, just take the wires from his old alarm clocks speaker and hooked to to an model rocket electrical igniter. Granted he was igniting a rocket engine, but you could easily use it on other things.

    If a timing device is going to be considered bomb making material we are all going to jail lol. Later on my brother realized it was simpler to just wrap a fuse halfway down a cigarette as a time delay. Better start arresting all the smokers.

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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by hikari View Post
    Any watch with an alarm could be modified to be an explosive timer, my brother did it, just take the wires from his old alarm clocks speaker and hooked to to an model rocket electrical igniter. Granted he was igniting a rocket engine, but you could easily use it on other things.

    If a timing device is going to be considered bomb making material we are all going to jail lol. Later on my brother realized it was simpler to just wrap a fuse halfway down a cigarette as a time delay. Better start arresting all the smokers.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Hey guys, I caught a terrorist!

    -Said no TSA agent, ever.

    This is an awesome meme.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by specklebang View Post
    The Steampunk excuse won't do here because of the fuses and wires. I say we shoot the bastard and get on with our lives.
    A toggle switch... Some electric fuses... And a watch... Ohhhh sooo scary.

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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Simon W. Moon View Post
    What if he was wearing it like a regular watch instead of concealing it and whipping out?
    Would I be concerned then?
    Just curious.
    For reals... Its not like the guy was trying to conceal it. He had it on display upon his wrist I assume? I could see questions being raised. But jailing the guy and calling it "holding" over this crap is ridiculous.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinKohler View Post
    and yet, if you were on a plane, and a middle eastern fella speaking farci to his buddy whips THAT exact object out...you telling me you wouldn't be the least bit concerned?
    If this dude would have been brown hed be in guantanimo bay and almost noone would feel pity for him. I think the average American is that racist against arabs and most dont even know it.

    If he was brown it would have been airport + turban + watch with switch and fuses = indefinate detention and the news would have fluffed up how a terror attack was stopped.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    http://static4.businessinsider.com/i...off-mcgann.png

    Here is the watch if you haven't seen it. I would have stopped to look at it too.
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