[Crew] Metal Detectors at Merry Hell

Binary Sheep binary.sheep at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 17:25:33 GMT 2006

or was it even on?????????


On 15/12/06, Richard Rothwell <richard at caliban.org.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was suffering Christmas shopping in Merry Hill today, and I found myself passing throguh
> police manned metal detectors.  A copper politely handed me a leaflet which - I found out when I
> read it later - said passing through them was voluntary.  It was only this exit one exit that
> had the detectors set up, and there was no clear 'bypass' route, though I guess I could have
> turned around.
> Anyway, I decided to wander through, expecting a long conversation about my Leatherman.  Not a
> bleep or buzz.  It didn't notice this rather large chunk on metal on my belt!  Now, I normally
> have to remove my belt, keys and coins to go through airport detectors - so how low was the
> sensitivity set?  If they were on at all....
> Richard
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