Travelers can now use TSA’s social-media hot line for quick answers to questions about what they can get through security checkpoints. Here are some of the more interesting recent queries.
Can I bring my cute friend?
@thelizzielean No worries! Small animals are allowed thru security. Pls refer to your airline for addt'l policies. https://t.co/SjWlnGIntQ— AskTSA (@AskTSA) August 15, 2016
How about if my friend is a skull?
@mplusr26 Great question! A fake skull is allowed in your checked bags. Safe travels!— AskTSA (@AskTSA) November 17, 2016
How about my deodorant?
@rob34h Any size solid deodorant is allowed in your carry-on, Rob. Safe travels!— AskTSA (@AskTSA) August 4, 2016
What about my cardboard c0-worker?
@WeatherChambers Your cardboard co-worker is allowed thru the checkpoint, Matt. Pls check w/your airline regarding their size restrictions.— AskTSA (@AskTSA) July 29, 2016
There’s also some potty talk:
@THEYCALLMEAHRI Your item is allowed through the checkpoint, Ahri. Pls check with your airline about any size restrictions. Safe travels!— AskTSA (@AskTSA) July 3, 2016
Liquids bring up plenty of issues:
Is this a carry-on or checked item?
@AFrawleyz Thanks for asking! A bottle of dead beetles is allowed in your carry-on bag.— AskTSA (@AskTSA) November 8, 2016
How about power tools?
@thomasnay Thanks for asking, Thomas. Power tools are allowed only in checked bags. Safe travels!— AskTSA (@AskTSA) September 24, 2016
Are these allowed?
What about turkeys?
Finally, how about lightsabers (size matters not)?
@DBrewster316 A light saber is allowed in carry-on or checked bags, David. May the force be with you!— AskTSA (@AskTSA) August 3, 2016
To check out more Ask TSA queries, visit the agency’s Twitter feed.Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.