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TSA agent confiscates
sock monkey´s toy pistol

KING News 5 [Seattle], by Susan Wyatt

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Posted By:US Veteran, 12/9/2013 3:40:38 PM

"Rooster Monkburn" the cowboy sock monkey is without his pistol, thanks to a diligent TSA agent in St. Louis. Phyllis May of Redmond, Wash. says she is “appalled and shocked and embarrassed all at the same time” about the incident that happened on Wednesday. May has a small business selling unique sock monkey dolls. She says she and her husband were on their way from St. Louis to Sea-Tac and she had a couple of monkeys and sewing supplies with her in a carry-on bag.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 12/9/2013 3:45:39 PM     (No. 9646957)

That little thing wouldn´t scare Verne Troyer!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 12/9/2013 3:46:38 PM     (No. 9646961)

The TSA agent probably thought the sock monkey was a miniature Obama voter from Chicago.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Engrpat, 12/9/2013 3:51:31 PM     (No. 9646968)

I think a real sock puppet took the toy gun from the sock monkey. Stupid is there no end?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NancyD, 12/9/2013 3:56:58 PM     (No. 9646983)

Oh great, is my sock monkey now on the "No fly list"?

These people are such idiots.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 12/9/2013 4:30:56 PM     (No. 9647057)

#1

That was a little funny.

Bit small of you, though.

I could go on, but why?

This thread is ripe for puns ...

... the shortest form of humor.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: mossley, 12/9/2013 4:38:09 PM     (No. 9647074)

Thank goodness for that! Sock monkeys are notorious for getting drunk on lint. If someone had slipped him a Fuzzy Navel, who knows what type of havoc he could have waged? Monkey business isn´t for the faint of heart.

Isn´t it reassuring that government agents - union, no less - are going to such extremes to protect us from bits of material with toy guns?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/9/2013 4:50:49 PM     (No. 9647087)

One monkey don´t stop no show !

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/9/2013 5:10:34 PM     (No. 9647099)

The TSA took the sock monkey´s tiny little toy gun, but returned the lady´s sewing gear. Couldn´t she stab someone with the needles, or cut them with the little tiny sewing scissor?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Retiredhippy, 12/9/2013 6:04:18 PM     (No. 9647163)

Truly, this has become the land of idiots.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: thewarden, 12/9/2013 6:22:15 PM     (No. 9647180)

I like sock monkeys.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mc squared, 12/9/2013 6:32:26 PM     (No. 9647192)

Some of you may remember that when Bush was initiating the TSA, a spokesman revealed that they weren´t looking for the brightest people.
A friend who had been laid off at the time applied twice. He was a demolition expert in the military and spoke fluent Spanish. He was never called.



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