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Posted: 5/28/2002 9:14:52 PM EDT
this MSNBC interactive put you on the other side of airport Sec...
try it and see how good/bad you do.

[url=http://www.msnbc.com/news/prepared_front.asp]click here, then on "you be the jufge" @ lower left(under the quiz)[/url]

what this did for me was give further evidance that your still not safe.
Link Posted: 5/28/2002 9:21:25 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 5/28/2002 9:29:49 PM EDT
[#2]
Good thing I'm not a screener, I flagged every bag.

Did the lady have a bad lisp?
Link Posted: 5/28/2002 9:32:31 PM EDT
[#3]
You better show up about 10 hours early for your flight....
Link Posted: 5/28/2002 9:57:41 PM EDT
[#4]
Ruh-Roh

I'm embarrassed to admit this I caught 50% and had 8 false alarms....

This is a minimum wage job?
Link Posted: 5/29/2002 5:19:31 AM EDT
[#5]
100%!  I pissed a lot of people off, but I do that anyway.
Link Posted: 5/29/2002 5:30:53 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 5/29/2002 5:37:52 AM EDT
[#7]
oops i missed one! fall down, go BOOM!
Link Posted: 5/29/2002 5:55:43 AM EDT
[#8]
Caught 100% and inconvenienced 3 other people. It isn't brain surgery. I still wouldn't trust the damn "average" govt employee to do it though.

[beer]
Link Posted: 5/29/2002 5:59:26 AM EDT
[#9]
First time through I didn't know what I was looking for so I missed a lot and had a couple false alarms.  After a second attempt I caught everything though I was a touch slow.

The whole thing is heavily slanted against user success on the first attempt because unlike baggage screeners, most of us have had precisely zero training at this and the controls are unfamiliar.

With some training and familiarization of what you are looking for it gets a whole lot easier.  How well you do after several hours of it?  This test doesn't reveal. I'd run it like guard duty though, a couple hours on and then a good break preferably doing something that is not eye intensive (no tv, reading, video games, etc.)

I wouldn't want the job though, talk about boring.

Link Posted: 5/29/2002 6:36:59 AM EDT
[#10]
This must not be intended for use on a dialup connection.  The pictures would appear after they were already half way past the right edge of the screen.  Or maybe that's the point - they're using broken machines. [:)]
Link Posted: 5/29/2002 8:39:11 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 5/29/2002 8:47:13 AM EDT
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50% with 9 false alarms...

Ready for a Government job...Errr...I already work for the government.  Wonder what the pay grade for a baggage screener is?

[img]http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/biggrin2.gif[/img]

Link Posted: 5/29/2002 8:57:42 AM EDT
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