Enter to Win an iPod Nano with a Six Word Summary on the TSA Liquid Ban

Raise your hand if you’re ready to enter Cranky’s first contest. Ok, put your hands down now. I can’t see them anyway. (By the way, if you’re a new Cranky visitor, welcome! Please throw some comments out there, and sign yourself up for my daily email.)

I’m very happy to be teaming up with BottleWise to celebrate (curse?) the upcoming 2nd anniversary of the TSA liquid ban. We might as well try to have some fun with it, despite how No Liquids Allowedmuch we hate it.

You want details? I got details. You have from right now until 9p Pacific Time on August 15 to come up with your best six word summary about the liquid ban. Just come up with your best entry (actually, as many entries as you’d like, but you can only win one prize) and enter it in the comments section below. Once the contest is over, we’ll pick the winners and let you know right here on the blog. The big winner will get a 4GB iPod Nano® while the three runners-up will each get a BottleWise Duo™ wine travel bag.

Why six words? Legend has it Ernest Hemingway responded to a challenge to write a six-word story with what he said was his best work: “For sale: baby shoes. Never used.” Here’s my best shot so far, though sadly I can’t pick myself as the winner.

“Ziplocs make for neglected toiletry bags”

Now it’s your turn.

¡Buena suerte! (That’s “good luck” for those who are Spanish-ly challenged.) Leave your responses in the comments section below.



Terms and Conditions

Contest open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., 21 years or older at time of entry. There is no purchase necessary to enter or to win, nor is there any cost to register. This is an online-only contest. The Contestant is deemed to be the holder of the established email account associated with the entry. BottleWise LLC and The Cranky Flier reserve the right to reject and disqualify any submissions which, in their sole discretion, are deemed to be offensive or in any way inappropriate. BottleWise LLC and the Cranky Flier assume no responsibility for entries unable to be processed for any technical reason. Contest closes Aug. 15, 2008, at 9:00 p.m. Pacific.

For a complete description of contest Rules, Terms and Conditions click here.

Edited 8/5 @ 254p to remove the “s” from Buena Suerte. Fat fingers, apparently . . . (and no, the irony is not lost on me).

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Howie
Guest

I check bags because of you

Mike Coffey
Guest

My dop kit cries. It’s lonely.

Gary Leff
Guest

Nineteen hijackers, combine liquids, go boom.

Gary Leff
Guest

Wife uses my entire freedom baggie.

Gary Leff
Guest

Effective lobbying subsidizes Ziploc corporate profits.

Kelly Ellis
Guest

But red wine is my medicine!

Clint Jones
Guest

Buy liquids when you get there.

Skinny
Guest

Bring Bag; Quart Only; Six Ounce

Vijay Damle
Guest

TSA starts news business: dehydrated water

edahlvig819
Member

ha! love it, Cranky.

At first thought the only thing that comes to mind when thinking of how I try to sneak through with my 2-3 overloaded baggies is:

Don’t confiscate my 4 ounce deodorant.

Dr. Vino
Guest

Global War on Toiletries turns two

ML Harris
Guest

Hrm
“Goofy Policy Subsidizes Jetway Businesses”
“One Bad Apple Spoils Whole Bunch”
“Liquid Ban, Luggage Fees, Revenue Solution”
“Ziploc Property: TSA Naked Pix?”

I’m gonna quit while I’m ahead. Lest the government accuse me of something other than patriotism.

Mark Ashley
Guest

Bottled water is not a crime.

Mark Ashley
Guest

America: Land of the thirsty traveler.

Gary Leff
Guest

But frozen water is a solid!

Mark Ashley
Guest

Liquids banned, terrorists win. Liberty weeps.

Gary Leff
Guest

Kip Hawley is a complete idiot.

Danie
Member

Wasted time. Canadians apparently not welcome.

There. That’s six words.

Gary Leff
Guest

Freedom dies, three ounces each time.

SJA
Guest

Oh, is water a liquid too?

David
Guest

Ironically, wet blankets enforce liquids ban.

Brian Tydlacka
Guest

But my baby needs her milk

Chris Arterburn
Guest

Thirsty? go elsewhere. We’ll Take it.

James
Guest

Checked birthday bottles seized, officers party.

James
Guest

Balloon fits in rectum. Salmanazar doesn’t.

jen
Guest

Duty-free bottles confiscated on connecting flights.

(Also Canadian- so not eligible..)

SY
Guest

Mascara? Not so fast, my dear!

KW
Guest

Buena Suerte (for the Spanish-ly challenged – no “s”)

Mary Ryan
Guest

Springtime in Vermont. Syrup stained Uggs.

A
Guest

soak passengers on bottled water price

jkiel
Guest

Who needs water to live, anyway?

Ken
Guest

George Orwell was right. Drink up.

Jim
Guest

Dehydrated water still permitted on aircraft.

Jen
Guest

What next? Swimsuits only, no luggage.

Jonathan
Guest

Aircraft deicing fluid works just fine.

Jonathan
Guest

Liquids are banned? To the sink!

Rick121
Guest

That’s lube. That’s a condom. So?

AN
Guest

No more stealing tiny hotel shampoos.

flyunited1979
Member

Liquid Ban Dumber Than Paris Hilton

flyunited1979
Member

Zip-loc Accused Of Conspiring with TSA

CJ
Guest

4 ounces doesn’t make planes explode.
My bladder can carry 15 ounces.
I should have bought Ziploc stock.
Surrender 3.7 ounces of freedom weekly.
TSA can’t convert ounces to milileters.
My deodorant is clear solid, idiot.

The last one is from the day they enacted the total ban. A TSA drone took away my deodorant, looking confused when I tried to explain the concept of a clear stick.

flyunited1979
Member

TSA and Zip-loc Piss Off Al Gore

asad
Guest

empty seats and empty economy

Tiger437
Guest

They have got to be kidding!

Tiger437
Guest

Half-empty 6oz bottle still SOL!

Tiger437
Guest

Sorry baby, you’ll have to wait.

flyairdave
Guest

Working security since fired from McDonald’s.

Tiger437
Guest

Pardon my odor, no perfume allowed.

Brad
Guest

TSA toiletry terrorists took two tubes.

Brian
Guest

Yikes! Forgot Baggie! Favorite Cologne GONE!

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