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(Info Wars)   TSA's new "Exit Portals". Terrorists caught: 0. Pissed-off travelers: over 9000   (infowars.com ) divider line
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2013-11-18 12:03:35 PM  
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2013-11-18 12:07:38 PM  
On one hand, Infowars.

On the other...

"We need to be vigilant and maintain high security protocol at all times. These portals were designed and approved by TSA which is important," said Syracuse Airport Commissioner Christina Callahan.

thisruthlessworld.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-11-18 12:08:52 PM  
"We need to be vigilant and maintain high security protocol at all times. These portals were designed and approved by TSA which is important," said Syracuse Airport Commissioner Christina Callahan.

That is important, because it guarantees that they're shiat.
 
2013-11-18 12:23:46 PM  

DanZero: [images.wikia.com image 618x464]


beat me to it...
 
2013-11-18 12:24:09 PM  

scottydoesntknow: "We need to be vigilant and maintain high security protocol at all times. These portals were designed and approved by TSA which is important," said Syracuse Airport Commissioner Christina Callahan.

That is important, because it guarantees that they're shiat.


It is also important because it reinforces the "need" for the TSA at a time when even the generally complaint US populace is saying, "Why the hell do we need these clowns?  WTF do they actually do?"
 
2013-11-18 12:24:52 PM  
ACK!  COMPLIANT!  Compliant populace!

/Although, complaint works, too...
 
2013-11-18 12:31:34 PM  
TSA and Infowars.  There's nothing to like here.  See ya.
 
2013-11-18 12:33:43 PM  
As Machiavellian as they sound, they  would be great places to fart as you exit and let the next bunch of poor slobs behind you bake in the stench.  I believe the youngsters call this "crop dusting".
 
2013-11-18 12:42:04 PM  
follow the money.  Who is getting rich off of this shiat?
 
2013-11-18 12:51:10 PM  
The worst part about these things is you have to go through them over and over and over...

Kinda like the threads about them.
 
2013-11-18 12:54:30 PM  
Ha ha ha ha ha.

Infowars.

Get farked.
 
2013-11-18 12:54:41 PM  

namegoeshere: The worst part about these things is you have to go through them over and over and over...

Kinda like the threads about them.


^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^
 
2013-11-18 12:55:27 PM  
First off, is this real?  Since this is an Infowars link, I have my doubts.  At least as to their purpose.  For all I know these are being used similar to a revolving door to keep heat loss down in cold winters.  Second - What happens if there is a fire or some other emergency that leads people to want to exit the area in a hurry?
 
2013-11-18 12:56:30 PM  
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2013-11-18 12:56:59 PM  
The way to stop this is to stop flying. Have some spine.
 
2013-11-18 12:58:00 PM  

ShawnDoc: Second - What happens if there is a fire or some other emergency that leads people to want to exit the area in a hurry?


Barbecue Longpig!!!

Seriously now, although this is info wars, this does seem like the sort of idiocy TSA might come up with.
 
2013-11-18 12:58:41 PM  
Uh....While they are LEAVING the terminal?????  WTF.

Hello, I must be going.
 
2013-11-18 12:58:53 PM  

ShawnDoc: Second - What happens if there is a fire or some other emergency that leads people to want to exit the area in a hurry?


You're still allowed to have 3.4 ounce fire extinguishers.
 
2013-11-18 12:59:20 PM  
img.fark.net

Is it just me, or are those what one would normally call turnstiles?
 
2013-11-18 12:59:34 PM  
This was a triumph.
 
2013-11-18 12:59:41 PM  
Infowars links about this on the Fark mainpage: Two
 
2013-11-18 01:00:21 PM  
 
2013-11-18 01:00:52 PM  
I thought exact duplicate links weren't allowed (not just same story, same URL) - like the submission thingy wouldn't let you.

/Also: REPEAT
 
2013-11-18 01:01:18 PM  
It's a bad sign when a subby doesn't even bother to post a different news source as a repeat.
 
2013-11-18 01:01:30 PM  
So what do these "pods" actually do? Whatever it is that they do, wouldn't it be more beneficial if they did it when you entered the terminal rather than when you are leaving?
 
2013-11-18 01:02:37 PM  
We already have a system like this at Frankfurt airport. Was wondering what they are for. Supposedly, they record you and thusly they make sure that you don't steal suitcases.

I kid you not, there was no one on duty at the international arrival exit. You could have picked any suitcase you wanted from the baggage carrousels and walked out. No one to check for contraband or if you have to pay import duties, nothing.

Because apparently you didn't blow up the plane you landed in, so everything is a-ok
 
2013-11-18 01:03:04 PM  
It will be a great day when the American public wakes up and realizes that we can't be secure 100% percent of the time.

If Congress is really looking at ways to save money, take a look at the $8 billion spent annually by the TSA.
 
2013-11-18 01:04:08 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2013-11-18 01:04:47 PM  

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: Is it just me, or are those what one would normally call turnstiles?


No.  They do not spin.  It is a cylinder with two sets of doors on the opposite sides.  The first opens, you step in, and it closes.  A few seconds later the opposite side opens and you leave.  It won't open the original side until it detects the chamber is empty.

So, you are enclosed for a moment, and the main idea is that nobody can go through them backwards, without having someone monitor the exit.

In an emergency both doors can be opened, and then it is essentially a small hallway with roundish walls.

They're somewhat common on secured offices.
 
2013-11-18 01:05:01 PM  
Seems dumb to have them at the exits, but it does stop anyone from entering from the exits.
 
2013-11-18 01:05:06 PM  

ShawnDoc: First off, is this real?  Since this is an Infowars link, I have my doubts.  At least as to their purpose.  For all I know these are being used similar to a revolving door to keep heat loss down in cold winters.  Second - What happens if there is a fire or some other emergency that leads people to want to exit the area in a hurry?


They have them at DFW. They still have a guard on them because evidently you can tie a gun to a ballon and stick it in from the unsecured side to be retrieved on the secure side.

Or maybe they fixed that.
 
2013-11-18 01:05:15 PM  

debug: So what do these "pods" actually do? Whatever it is that they do, wouldn't it be more beneficial if they did it when you entered the terminal rather than when you are leaving?


well, No one ever gets old, no one ever gets sick, and no one ever dies.

/wait, was that the TSA pods or cocoon ?
 
2013-11-18 01:05:38 PM  

cwolf20: It's a bad sign when a subby doesn't even bother to post a different news source as a repeat.


worse. is the fact that my comment from the other submitted link is on this one. Subby didn't even try.
 
2013-11-18 01:06:02 PM  
So basically this is the same is the one-way revolving turnstiles on the New York City subway system and lots of other places? They look overpriced, sure, but I'm not sure there's a lot of TSA outrage to be found here. Likely they'll just result in unnecessary lines (or fire hazards) and be closed down and replaced with the bored cop again.
 
2013-11-18 01:06:35 PM  
Look, the current gen consoles just don't have enough memory to store the entire map, and that's a much more enjoyable level transition than just popping up a loading screen.
 
2013-11-18 01:07:04 PM  

germ78: This was a triumph.


I'm leaving a note here, "Huge Success".
 
2013-11-18 01:08:14 PM  

debug: So what do these "pods" actually do? Whatever it is that they do, wouldn't it be more beneficial if they did it when you entered the terminal rather than when you are leaving?


They keep you from walking in through the exit.
No, they wouldn't be more helpful on the entrances, because they aren't worried about people leaving there, and those areas also tend to have people watching them for other reasons.
 
2013-11-18 01:08:26 PM  
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2013-11-18 01:08:32 PM  

Deep Contact: Seems dumb to have them at the exits, but it does stop anyone from entering from the exits.


Was that really that much of a problem?
 
2013-11-18 01:08:39 PM  

EggSniper: I thought exact duplicate links weren't allowed (not just same story, same URL) - like the submission thingy wouldn't let you.


You thought wrong.
Move along, dupes to see here.
 
2013-11-18 01:09:28 PM  

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: [img.fark.net image 611x292]

Is it just me, or are those what one would normally call turnstiles?


They probably work better than a turnstyle for emergency evacuations, since you can just trigger them open.

Better insurance of one-way travel through the exit is a good thing.  How often do you see stories about some guy realizing he left his carry on bag somewhere and shutting down the entire airport when he turns around to try and get it?
 
2013-11-18 01:12:56 PM  

fireclown: Deep Contact: Seems dumb to have them at the exits, but it does stop anyone from entering from the exits.

Was that really that much of a problem?


It must be, in their own warped minds.
 
2013-11-18 01:13:00 PM  

Sin_City_Superhero: [upgrd.com image 650x349]


Inspecting her exit portal?
 
2013-11-18 01:13:31 PM  
They have these in a bunch of airports, but bigger.  Basically a 3 part door, and if you go past the exit point it stops and reverses or something.

Those seem awful small to get a wheelchair through.  So you'd probably need someone posted there to let the handicapped people through, negating any labor savings.

At the Atlanta airport they used to have TSA people on crutches guarding the top of the escalators where 90% of the people exit the terminals (the smart 10% go elsewhere)
 
2013-11-18 01:13:38 PM  

fireclown: Was that really that much of a problem?


It would be if there was no guard there.  You don't think people would go through the terminal's exit if it skipped the TSA and line, went straight to your gate, and nothing prevented it?  Even those with no malicious intention would; it's a long line and people are always in a hurry.  In most of the airports I've been to, they're just a bunch of hallways emptying from the terminals to the baggage claim areas, and anyone can go into the baggage claim areas.

Basically they're replacing a guard in each terminal exit with one guy manning a security override for a ton of robot doors.  Automation; just for a TSA job and not a factory.
 
2013-11-18 01:14:14 PM  
I don't need Alex Jones to tell me that the TSA is pissing everyone off while accomplishing jack shiat.
 
2013-11-18 01:16:06 PM  
how close are we to "storm the Bastille" level rage?
 
2013-11-18 01:17:06 PM  

FARK.THE.TSA.

 
2013-11-18 01:17:27 PM  

ShawnDoc: First off, is this real?  Since this is an Infowars link, I have my doubts.  At least as to their purpose.  For all I know these are being used similar to a revolving door to keep heat loss down in cold winters.  Second - What happens if there is a fire or some other emergency that leads people to want to exit the area in a hurry?


This is where you are exiting the secure area before you get to the general area. Where they currently have signs that say "don't reenter" and a guard that makes sure you don't go backwards. They are putting in one-way doors to stop the ability to enter. I seriously doubt they actually pause you, though there may be a moment delay before you can start moving the door as it checks to make sure someone is coming the other way in. I don't see whats wrong with the one way bars they have in most subway terminals.
 
2013-11-18 01:18:25 PM  

EggSniper: I thought exact duplicate links weren't allowed (not just same story, same URL) - like the submission thingy wouldn't let you.

/Also: REPEAT


Total Farkers can submit the same links as previous ones.

And funny enough, you probably won't see this answer as it will most likely go red soon.
 
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