Weird: Chewbacca "disarmed" by TSA

Weird: Chewbacca "disarmed" by TSA

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    Weird: Chewbacca "disarmed" by TSA

    Sorry if this is a repost. Delete it if it is. I just found it amusing.

    The Twitter force is with him: In battle of Chewbacca vs. TSA, the Wookiee wins | Fox News


    You could almost cue the Imperial March as the agents -- no, they weren’t looking for droids -- hassled the 7 foot, 2 inch tall Mayhew concerning his -- of all things -- cane.

    But it wasn’t just any cane, it was a cane fashioned in the motif of, “an elegant weapon for a more civilized age.” Indeed, the walking implement was shaped and colored like a light saber.

    Read more: The Twitter force is with him: In battle of Chewbacca vs. TSA, the Wookiee wins | Fox News


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    They really need to start asking themselves "How's this gonna look on the internet?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by nedrgr21 View Post
    They really need to start asking themselves "How's this gonna look on the internet?"
    In these times, it could serve just about anybody well to ask themselves that when leaving the house.
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    They probably only let it go after they figured out that it would not go "wooom-wooom" when they waved it in the air.
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    More likely, a TSA agent wanted a free light saber cane previously owned by Chewbacca himself, and knew all he had to do was take it from him.
    Guess that little powe4r play didn't work out too well for him in the end. TSA are a bunch of thugs.
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    He was carrying a LIGHT SABER!!!!!!! don't you know how dangerous those things are!?!?!?!?
    Besides Wookies don't carry light sabers,furball probbably stole it off a Jedi. You know what kind of thieves those guldang Wookies are.
    Write your local rep. lets ban them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nedrgr21 View Post
    They really need to start asking themselves "How's this gonna look on the internet?"
    Nice thing about being 40 plus years old, most of the stupid crap we did was before the internet. Whew!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nedrgr21 View Post
    They really need to start asking themselves "How's this gonna look on the internet?"
    They looked pretty funny on "South Park"
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    LOL. Thanks for sharing. "Perhaps he killed a Jedi and took it from him."
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    Quote Originally Posted by joker1 View Post
    Nice thing about being 40 plus years old, most of the stupid crap we did was before the internet. Whew!
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    Smart move by Chewie.

    While they were fussing over the "Light Saber" he snuck his Bowcaster right through security.
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    WOW Seven feet two inches tall? He's up there with his head in the clouds ain't he?
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    Canes are not prohibited, so I am not sure what the problem was.
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    "Let the Wookie win..."
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