[extropy-chat] I would have preferred hotel mints ...

David Lubkin extropy at unreasonable.com
Wed Oct 19 21:10:28 UTC 2005

Amara wrote:

>When I returned to Italy from my September/October travels
>(Oahu/Kauai/Molokai/San Francisco/pointsbetween), I found a few
>"calling cards" in my luggage from the various agencies who
>search US travelers' luggage. I would have thought that seeing
>one calling card by one agency would stop another agent from searching
>one's luggage, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

For a hopeful interpretation of your experience --

If your surmise were true, you could smuggle stuff by putting one of 
those calling cards in your luggage on your next trip. That the 
luggage is re-searched could mean that the agents are competent.

Hey, it could happen.

-- David.

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