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About megs04sox

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  • Birthday 04/03/1985

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    Chicago, IL

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  • Favorite Sox Minor League Affiliate
    Charlotte Knights (AAA)
  • Favorite Sox player
    Paul Konerko
  • Favorite Sox moment
    Winnin the world series
  • Favorite Former Sox Player
    Robin Ventura
  1. megs04sox

    American Idol

    the guys werent great last night, but i liked chris richardson and blake lewis. sundance suuuuuuuuucked and so did that first guy that sang, i hope they get the boot tomorrow.
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    LOST! thread

    i LOVE this show!!!!
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    Don Knotts passes away

    who cares...he was old
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    Cell Phone Gun

    QUOTE(BigSqwert @ Feb 27, 2006 -> 08:07 PM) Link At first sight it looks like a regular cell phone — same size, same shape, same overall appearance. But beneath the digital face lies a .22-caliber pistol, a phone gun capable of firing four rounds in quick succession with a touch of the otherwise standard keypad. The US Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are aware of the device and have instructed baggage screeners to be on the lookout for suspicious mobile phones. This is especially after 9/11. European law enforcement officials — stunned by the discovery of these deadly decoys — say phone guns are changing the rules of engagement in Europe. Airport authorities across Europe are implementing systems to X-ray all cell phones “We find it very, very alarming,” says Wolfgang Dicke of the German Police union. “It means police will have to draw their weapons whenever a person being checked reaches for their mobile phone.” The FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and the U.S. Customs Service say they’ve been briefed on the new weapons. “This criminal invention represents a potentially serious threat to law enforcement and the public,” said U.S. Customs Service Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly. “We received word about these guns last month. We have since alerted our field personnel to be on the lookout for ‘cell phone guns’ at U.S. ports of entry.” Guns on the Move These new covert guns were first discovered in October when Dutch police stumbled on a cache during a drug raid in Amsterdam. In another recent incident a Croatian gun dealer was caught attempting to smuggle a shipment through Slovenia into Western Europe. Police say both shipments are believed to have originated in Yugoslavia. Interpol sent out a warning to law enforcement agencies around the world. European border police and customs officers are at a heightened state of alert at all ports, airports and border crossings.Realistic Appearance ‘If you didn’t know they were guns, you wouldn’t suspect anything,” said Ari Zandbergen, spokesman for the Amsterdam police. “Only when you have one in your hand do you realize that they are heavier,” says Birgit Heib of the German Federal Criminal Investigation Agency. The guns are loaded by twisting the phone in half. The .22-caliber rounds fit into the top of the phone under the screen. The lower half, under the keyboard, holds the firing pins. The bullets fire through the antenna by pressing the keypad from numbers five to eight. Amsterdam police says they are very sophisticated machines constructed inside gutted cell phones which do not light up or operate as real phones. “These are very difficult to make. We believe experts are involved,” says Zandbergen. U.S. authorities, including the FBI, ATF, Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Customs Service Authority have been supplied detailed information and pictures of these new weapons. “They’ve been given a heads up,” said Jim Crandall, ATF spokesman. To date no phone guns have been discovered either in the United States or in the process of being smuggled in, authorities say. But they know it’s only a matter of time. FAA spokeswoman Rebecca Trexler said airport security officers had been trained to deal with this new threat. “We don’t want to tell the bad guys exactly what we’re looking for,” she says, “We are trying to stay one step ahead.”Will Affect Travelers Airport authorities across Europe are implementing systems to X-ray all cell phones, those procedures will likely be followed by airports around the world. “This is just one more item that we need to pay special attention to because nowadays, of course just about every passenger carries a mobile phone,” says the spokesman for Frankfurt airport security. Customs officials in the U.S. say their safety procedure has normally been to require travelers to turn their phones on, however that may no longer be enough. Cell phone users will have to be made aware that reaching for their phones in some circumstances could be misinterpreted as a threat by authorities. ive seen that on ALIAS....crazy s***
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    Neal Focking Cotts

    cotts suuuuuuuuuuuuuuucks.
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    EX Sox Player might be coming back

    i would love to have tony back on the sox!
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    WSCR report regarding RJ

    i bet he would. he's a switch hitter hahaa
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    What # Will Podsednik be?

    im going w/ that too.
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    Who will have a breakout season?

    it is time for crede to put up the numbers everyone says he can...
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    cotts or adkins to compete to start

    cotts SUCKS. if he's one of our starters this year, then we might as well give up before it starts...
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    Another Trade???

    this better not happen....
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    Is there a safe way to...

    woooow. get some balls and ask her out.
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    Lee for SPod, Vizcaino, and PTBNL

    i hope so!
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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Trailer

    johnny depp looks FUGLY and downright scary in this movie. i most definitly will not being seeing that movie...
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    Holiday Poll #6 ~~ Regifting

    who's that cheap that they have to re-gift something. pathetic