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well did you take a bite and the taste of it make you say "AAAHHH THIS IS SO FUCKIN DELICIOUS!!!!" thats why they kicked me out when i bought my first iphone

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I remembered when I was fully searched at the airport. I was just walking to my next terminal and this security just called on me for no reason and searched me again while I just passed the security clearance.

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Let me clear this up: when moving country to country people dont want fruit or other objects that could potentialy carry diseases spreading it to the people animals or plants entering. thier country from other countries. This airport guy should have just taken it and thrown it away but i assume he over reacted or thought you looked questionable

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You're not allowed to bring food or liquids in your carry on, when you go on a plane. It's so that people don't hand another person food and poison and kill them. YDI for not already knowing this

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yah but 56 do you really wanna risk having to be woken out of a coma by a kiss from prince charming aka the fat guy in the seat next to you

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Other countries airports are pretty safe too, #25. Pretty sure they don't have to pat down toddlers and interrogate people about apples to keep it that way.

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It's biosecurity you fucking retard. Fresh fruit is highly susceptible to bringing various insects that may not be present in the country already. Can risk the land's ecology. Can't believe kids these days are so dumb.

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hold on just a second. I know thay Australia has some of the strictest customs and quarantine laws of any country in the world and am aware that op is from the US, but if he tried to take an apple over to Australia it would be a big deal haha. you aren't allowed to bring most food items or plant matter of any kind due to the fact that they can carry diseases and pests to be introduced to the environment. If they found an apple in someone's bag, it's normal that they would proceed to search the

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THANK YOU I was just coming here to post that. The US is strict, too. I deal with flight attendants who often leave their fruit at the hotel if they are coming back because they know they can't bring it from Canada to the USA. I was approached by a dog and a security agent in Montreal purely for SMELLING like peaches. I got questioned at the baggage claim (which is after security/customs) and we narrowed it down to my apricot flavoured cookies.

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I think it more that people in US have such terrible eating habbits, that when they saw an apple they disnt know what it was.

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25- Do you know the meaning of "security theater"? Wikipedia's article on it even links to the one on "Airport security repercussions due to the September 11 attacks".

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Be a part of a hijack once.. You'll know why then! But checking because of an apple is ridiculous though!

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You think that's bad? I get suspicious looks all the time! Being brown and having a beard is not easy, I tell ya.

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not gonna lie, i was flying like six months after 9/11 the muslim guys wearing turbans, praying to mecca right before the flight was kinda sketchy

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That's like when my class and I were travelling to New York and one kid was from Dubai all the rest of us were white, he was the only one they pulled aside to be checked AGAIN! Then on the way back it happened again!

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It caused trouble because they let it. Under the circumstances, it would have been very acceptable, even sweet to give it to Thetis, who had just been married, but instead some idiot decided to turn it into a real competition.

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Maybe the officer just really hated Steve Jobs and was determined to search everything that reminded them of him, reasonable or not.

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Maybe he was just hungry and saw OP had an apple. "Let me just check the inside of this for anything suspicious..." *takes bite*

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