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natural66
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Quote natural66 Replybullet Topic: Airport Screening and piercings
    Posted: October/26/2008 at 6:42am
Hi,

I haven't been on a plane since I got my first piercing... however, I did hear about the fiasco earlier this year when that Lady was hassled about her nipple piercing...

question: was that a fluke with her setting off the alarm, or do I need to take my piercings out before I go through security.

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Quote xjessiex Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 6:53am
i've never had a problem and i travel quite frequently? not even the wand thingy goes off, so i dunno what they were wearing in it....
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Quote ayay Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 6:55am
hmmm as far as i knew there isnt enough metal for the alarms to go off [unless you have lots of large gauge piercings]

as for having to get nekid, im fairly sure they are no longer alowed to 'strip' you to check for nipple/genial piercings
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Quote Jeeennnnniiiii Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 8:37am
if you're wearing titanium then it won't set off the detectors.

how many women wear standard lobe earrings? they don't set them off. so you needn't be worried.
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Quote ashyboo Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 9:09am
Naa, they never set them off but if they pass the hand held one over u it does set them off but they dont really care when they see the metal... bobs ur uncle
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Quote danyellec Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 10:13am
Lol. I travel on airplanes a lot and have never ever had any trouble with my piercings when going through the detectors, or even when they use the hand held on me.
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Quote metalbabe Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 10:47am
never had any issues and i wear both titanium and surgical steel in mine.

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Quote human_no110289 Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 12:44pm
none of my piercings nor my micro dermals set off the alarm
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Quote ChadShaft Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 12:54pm
The only problem I ever have is the annoying people in line going "You're never going to get through the metal detector like that. HA! HA! HA!" I hear this basically every time I go through airport security.

Once while I was in Houston some guy behind me in line told me I was "wrong" when I said that I wouldn't set of the metal detector. When I went through without setting it off he started pointing at me and yelling that I was a "security risk". Everyone was staring at me, it was rather embarrassing.

Other than that, it's always been a breeze for me.
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Quote AmiiMetalFace Replybullet Posted: October/26/2008 at 2:29pm
....i don't set off ones in airports...but i set off one in the prison when i went to visit Billy.
 
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I had to report to the front desk, it was awful. and I had to explain to them it was my studded belt and the guy blurted out, 'was it not your face?'
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