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‘Princess Bride’ T-Shirt Deemed a Security Threat on Airplane

'The Princess Bride' is known for many famous lines, perhaps the most famous of which is the classic, "Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." It's quoted and repeated and even reprinted on t-shirts. But you might not want to wear your Inigo Montoya shirt on your next airplane flight lest you wind up like poor Wynand Mullins whose 'Princess Bride' t-shirt was deemed a security risk. Inconceivable!

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TSA naked body scanner
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Good News — TSA Screeners Can’t See You Naked Anymore

The controversial full-body scanners that the Transportation Security Administration has been using in airports to detect illegal objects being hidden by passengers will be removed from all airports.

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FDA Finds Mice, Roaches and Gnats in Your Airline Food

You might want to stick with the sealed bag of peanuts, after an investigation by the Food and Drug Administration recently discovered the presence of mice, ants and roaches in airline food.

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Another Airline Charging $100 for Carry-On Luggage (That’s Four Now)

Who in the heck is Spirit Airlines? Well, they are officially the fourth airline to start charging customers to bring aboard carry-on luggage, in this case $100.

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TSA Reveals List of Weird and Scary Items Confiscated This Year

We all gripe about having to take our shoes off when we go through airport security, but according to a list of items confiscated this year by the TSA, footwear may be the least of its concerns.

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United Airlines Unconcerned After It Loses a Little Girl

Imagine putting your 10-year-old daughter on a plane by herself after United Airlines said it would ensure that she arrived safely. Now imagine she goes missing — and the airline doesn’t seem to care.

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11-Year-Old Boy Runs Off, Hops Flight From London to Rome

It’s not that uncommon to see children flying by themselves. But an 11-year-old English boy took that concept to a whole new level this week.

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British Airways Going to Extremes to Let Flight Attendants Find Your Personal Information — Is It Fair?

How would you feel if you found out that an airline was using the Internet to track down photographs and personal information about you before you even boarded the flight?

Surprise — it’s happening.

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Irate Flight Attendant Rants and Raves at Passengers

Nearly two years after Steven Slater’s epic freak-out in which he rode an emergency chute to freedom after an altercation with a passenger, another flight attendant has allegedly gone off the deep end.

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Airline Passenger Forced to Sit Next to a Corpse, Has Trouble Getting a Refund – Is It Fair?

The next time someone dies sitting next to you on a commercial flight, you might receive a partial refund. Key word, “might.”

According to a report in a Swedish newspaper, a woman was forced to sit next to a dead man aboard a Kenya Airways flight after the he allegedly died shortly after take off.

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Airline Passengers Live Their Worst Nightmare, Thanks to a Single TSA Agent

Hundreds of travelers at New York’s JFK Airport who’d already gone through security screenings were forced to do the unthinkable — get in line and do it all over again. It happened Saturday when it was discovered that one of the TSA agents didn’t know his metal detector had been unplugged all morning.

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Man Boards Plane Without a Ticket After Getting Out of Jail — How’d He Do It? [VIDEO]

This news ought to do little to renew your faith in airport security systems. On Tuesday, a man boarded a plane in San Diego without a ticket.

Even worse, he was just released from jail a day earlier.

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