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"No checked luggage".... hours later... "Sorry, we lost your gold medal"

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Pastor, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member

    I get that they don't want to allow carry-ons and all that crap. But seriously, should there be some sort of requirement that if they do this there has to be someone competent involved with getting the bags packed?
  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    He could have worn it!
  3. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    I bet those Canukistanis swiped it!
  4. Sea Bass

    Sea Bass Well-Known Member

    I bet Ben Johnson's behind it.
  5. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    We have plenty of our own, thanks. :)
  6. bydesign77

    bydesign77 Active Member

    were they really LOST or were they just delayed? There's a big difference. Bags rarely go missing completely.
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Recently? Like this decade?
  8. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Does five in a row from '05 to '09 count? :)

    Unless your flight to the US from Canada is over three hours, you're better off driving or walking. Either one would probably be faster.
  9. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    This happened to Sidney Crosby following the WJC tournament in Grand Forks, where his championship jersey went missing, turned out a baggage handler swiped it if I remember correctly
  10. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    If you're Halle Berry however, you can move to the front of the line


    On Jan 4., while others were worrying about missing their flights as they languished in the queues for U.S. Customs at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport, Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, her partner Gabriel Aubry and 22-month-old daughter Nahla breezed past the lineups, escorted by a uniformed police officer.

    I hope the officer got an autograph.
  11. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    This just in: famous people get preferential treatment.
  12. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Tell that to Team USA.
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