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Ten crazy videos and photos from the airport security checkpoint

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To most people, the airport checkpoint is where we line up, get partially undressed, and attempt to get through as quickly as possible, without incident or drama.

To others, the checkpoint is an opportunity to make a point, show off or get in trouble. We've collected ten funny photos and videos from the security checkpoint that'll make you want to get through it even faster next time you fly.

From a half naked lady with a poodle to a man who picks the X-ray machine instead of the metal detector, these are some of the funniest clips we could find!


Not entirely sure what the context of this video is, but it appears to be genuine. In the video, a young girl seems to be setting off the metal detector, and decides that walking through it in her underwear is the only way to stop it beeping.




This is someone who wants to make a point - she clearly doesn't appreciate the lack of privacy at the checkpoint, so walks through in her bikini.



This was a huge viral hit last year, and shows 52 year old Tammy Banovac passing through the checkpoint in her underwear with her poodle on her lap. She did this because she had experienced a nasty search in the past and had "nothing to hide".

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This one showed up in Twitter earlier this year when a local TV station tweeted the photo asking for more information on the man in his underpants.



Another speedo guy walking through the checkpoint. Yeah - not everyone can get away with this.



Check out this guy at a Las Vegas security checkpoint getting the full pat-down. The Marvin Gaye music only makes it better. If this were a movie, the TSA would have made it a PG13.



Partially naked Germans protest invasive security scanners. I think they could have made their point without getting naked, but that probably would not have made it on to YouTube.



"Crazy man in X-Ray machine" - clearly not happy with setting off the metal detector, this guy pops himself right inside the X-ray machine...



And what it actually looks like when you go through the X-ray machine...



And finally, here is a golden oldie from Australia - a TV commercial for mens underwear.

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