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which is more important

your safety while boarding a plane or being pat down?

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Asked by kina803 at 6:12 PM on Nov. 20, 2010 in Travel

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  • I will accept a pat down but only by a member of the same sex.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 6:14 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • Um no brainer your safety.

    Answer by mollgirl at 6:15 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • heh lucky i dont fly i wouldn't want anyone touching me like that

    Answer by Gen at 6:16 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • Interesting question.

    Since 100% of the measures in place since 9/11 have NEVER caught anyone doing anything wrong, I'd say it's the wrong kind of question in the subject.

    I'm not sure how being patted down by a lesbian would be 'better' than being patted down by a gay man...

    Answer by LindaClement at 6:17 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • I was listening to the news and everyone being in a uproar about people patting them down at safety check points, I was just wondering didnt they have the option of having a full body scan? I mean I would gladly let someone pat me down anyday if its my only option esp. when it comes to my safety.

    Comment by kina803 (original poster) at 6:19 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • I dont understand why they just dont wave the "wand" all around! If someone wanted to sneek something on a plane, you could hide it in your hair or in your bra! A pat down isn't gonna catch that. We flew this summer and while going through security they made me sister throw her tanning lotion away, they pulled me aside for a shiney medal mirror and my friend got through with a :box cutter" he forgot was in his backpack...Go Figure!

    Answer by anichols1 at 6:21 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • @ anichols1 oh my goodness

    Comment by kina803 (original poster) at 6:23 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • Why do so many people consider a "pat down" anything sexual? When a doctor checks your breasts or gives you a pap smear it has NOTHING to do with sexuality.. these people are NOT getting a thrill of checking a "few" people out since MOST people won't even need it. So yes, safety is MORE important!

    Answer by momofonelilguy at 6:24 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • My friend got stopped for a pin cushion, but not for a kitchen knife she had just bought that was right next to it last summer.

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 6:31 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • a doctor is different i know this person and trust her why would i let some random stranger touch me there is a difference

    Answer by Gen at 6:53 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

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