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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

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    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.
    If he was brown? As in Mexican, Asian, East Indian, Native American or just a customer of the local tanning salon? No, but if he looked Middle Eastern, he'd have been scrutinized more carefully, no doubt. Now, why would that be, I wonder? Hmm... any ideas anyone?
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Second look at that watch, I believe every part of it is in my computer. Nothing he had on his wrist doesn't go through the checkpoints 2 Million times a day.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Second look at that watch, I believe every part of it is in my computer. Nothing he had on his wrist doesn't go through the checkpoints 2 Million times a day.
    You have toggle switches and large fuses in your computer?

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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    You have toggle switches and large fuses in your computer?
    Fuses - Yes, on the mother board, sometimes in the power supply.

    Toggle swith - turns wifi on and off.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Fuses - Yes, on the mother board, sometimes in the power supply.

    Toggle swith - turns wifi on and off.
    You do not have THOSE fuses in your computer unless you are running something other than a PC and I doubt the toggle switch like that is in your computer either.

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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    You do not have THOSE fuses in your computer unless you are running something other than a PC and I doubt the toggle switch like that is in your computer either.
    No I do not have the exact toggle or fuse, but my computer has components that do exactly the same thing. Truly, there are toggle switches on every computer. If you are at your desktop now, the on off button is a push toggle. My laptop (Asus) has a on/off switch right on the front that turns the wifi on or off. It works exactly like the one on his watch.

    Fuses...why you would need these for a bomb...not sure, but you use a fuse to protect other components of a circuit from non-normalized currents/voltages. They are everywhere in your computer. So no, why I don't have THOSE fuses, I surely have the equivalency.

    That being my original point, he had nothing special on him that doesn’t go through the checkpoint millions of times a day.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    No I do not have the exact toggle or fuse, but my computer has components that do exactly the same thing. Truly, there are toggle switches on every computer. If you are at your desktop now, the on off button is a push toggle. My laptop (Asus) has a on/off switch right on the front that turns the wifi on or off. It works exactly like the one on his watch.

    Fuses...why you would need these for a bomb...not sure, but you use a fuse to protect other components of a circuit from non-normalized currents/voltages. They are everywhere in your computer. So no, why I don't have THOSE fuses, I surely have the equivalency.

    That being my original point, he had nothing special on him that doesn’t go through the checkpoint millions of times a day.
    Because the fuses could have contained explosives disguised as a fuse.

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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    Because the fuses could have contained explosives disguised as a fuse.
    He could of...

    He may have...

    He didn't. He was carrying a fuse. Please don't get me wrong, the watch looked menacing. However, it didn't have one single component that doesn't go through everyday.

    Everything that goes through that checkpoint could be an explosive. Who knows, they could start putting rectal bombs in babies. They already used it Saudi Arabia (just not on a baby) and we know they have blown up women. Why not little children?

    The illusion of safety is just that. This guy needed to be picked up. This same guy would have been picked up in 1995, 2000, or 50 years from now.
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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    That being my original point, he had nothing special on him that doesn’t go through the checkpoint millions of times a day.
    Apparently, the first time he tried to fly with it he contacted a TSA supervisor who said it was fine. And he flew with several times since then.
    I may be wrong.

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    Re: Man with strange watch arrested at Calif. airport

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    Because the fuses could have contained explosives disguised as a fuse.
    What could not have contained an explosive disguised as something else?
    I suspect that the human body could contain plastic explosive disguised as fecal matter. Cavity searches all around?
    I may be wrong.

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