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Actual questions travelers ask TSA

A sampling of the wacky and practical things passengers ask the agency’s Twitter hot line.

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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?

How about if my friend is a skull?

How about my deodorant?

What about my cardboard c0-worker?

There’s also some potty talk:

Liquids bring up plenty of issues:

Is this a carry-on or checked item?

How about power tools?

Are these allowed?

What about turkeys?

Finally, how about lightsabers (size matters not)?

To check out more Ask TSA queries, visit the agency’s Twitter feed.


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