15 Hilariously Interesting Things The TSA Has Confiscated Recently

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15 Hilariously Interesting Things The TSA Has Confiscated Recently

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It's that time of year again! Time to travel and see your loved ones... or maybe not. For some, the holidays are a time of stress and anxiety, especially when it comes to flying. We've all had to travel during the holidays at some point or another, and let's face it: flying can be a pain. There are long lines, security checkpoints, and annoying passengers. But have you ever stopped to think about what kind of things the TSA has to deal with on a daily basis? 

The TSA is responsible for making sure that all passengers on planes are safe and following the rules. But sometimes, people try to smuggle things onto planes that they're not supposed to have. Sometimes, the things that people try to bring on planes are just too ridiculous for words. Here are 15 times the TSA caught people trying to sneak weird items onto planes:

TSA confiscates movie prop knife covered in fake blood.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A replica knife from Scream The TSA collected one replica knife from Scream with fake blood on it. The item is not allowed on board the plane because it could be mistaken for an actual weapon. CRACKED

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Passenger unknowingly tries to smuggle human remains through airport security.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A human skull TSA agents at a Florida airport found human skull fragments hidden inside some clay pots. The passenger in possession of the pots was unaware of the contents, and TSA says the relics slowed down the screening process because the screening area became a crime scene. CRACKED

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"Oh no, I forgot my weed was in the oven!"

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA Weed inside a microwave oven TSA officers at Anchorage International Airport discovered a passenger's attempt to smuggle marijuana through the checkpoint by concealing it in a microwave oven. According to federal law, anytime TSA agents find marijuana in any capacity they are forced to contact law enforcement. I S ٤٤٩٩ - CRACKED

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Don't try to sneak a throwing star past the TSA in your carry-on bag.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA CLU A ninja throwing star The TSA found and confiscated a throwing star from a passenger's carry-on bag at Greater Rochester International Airport. Throwing stars have to be checked. CRACKED

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"I'm not a terrorist, I just really love enchiladas."

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A knife inside an enchilada The TSA confiscated a long knife from a passenger at the Albuquerque Sunport Airport. The knife was found tucked inside a foil- wrapped enchilada. CRACKED

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A slingshot was confiscated from a passenger at an airport.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A slingshot The TSA confiscated a slingshot from a passenger at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Slingshots, or any other weapons or replicas, are not allowed in your carry-on, so passengers should double and triple check their bags before arriving at the airport. CRACKED

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A knife in the shape of a mermaid? Now that's just cruel.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A mermaid knife MC BALLISI A knife in the shape of a mermaid was confiscated by TSA officers at Newport News, VA. Knives are not allowed to be carried on planes in carry-on bags, they must be packed in checked baggage. CRACKED

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Just your average, everyday gun-toting musician.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A shotgun guitar Castle TSA agents at the Huntington Tri-State Airport in Wayne County, West Virginia confiscated a shotgun that was being transported in a guitar case. Unloaded firearms are allowed to be transported in checked bags, but they must be placed in a hard-sided, locked case and declared to the airline at check-in. CRACKED

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The TSA is kind enough to make sure your floggers are packed properly so you can have a fun and safe trip.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A five- bladed flogger TSA confiscated a five-bladed flogger from traveler's carry-on. The agency deadpanned on Instagram that if you're in a situation where you're going to need your floggers, they'll have to be packed in checked baggage. CRACKED

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Just another day at the airport, where hundreds of exotic fish are smuggled through security in checked bags.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA 163 tropical fish and 22 invertebrates A passenger attempted to smuggle the critters through security in a checked bag, but these were surrendered to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service when TSA found them. CRACKED

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The only thing more dangerous than being on a plane is being on a plane with someone who thought it would be a good idea to bring fireworks.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA Fireworks The TSA confiscated fireworks from a bag at the Milwaukee airport. The FAA forbids all fireworks on airplanes, no matter how small. Coo BREEZ CAUTION EMITS SHOWERS OF SPART ONE ONLY accy SLOW ADULT SPRYSOLF IS OLIMAIE - UND и ICI عودية LAVE - LOV ROM TNT RON TNL - FUSE HERE adidas - - BBC NO ONIN - ® CAREFULLY FLAMNJOLI ROCK DE - WARNING Since FT NY PMP - age DU e ROM ARA ING SM TNK CRACKED

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This just in: Duct tape and modeling clay are no longer fool-proof ways to smuggle a loaded firearm through airport security.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A gun inside modeling clay The TSA confiscated a loaded firearm hidden inside modeling clay and duct tape that was being smuggled through checked baggage at a Houston airport. CRACKED

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This holiday season, the TSA is on the lookout for guns hidden inside of raw chickens.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A gun inside a raw chicken. The TSA found a gun hidden inside of a raw chicken at the Fort Lauderdale Airport. The post from the TSA joked that it was a waste of time to try and hide a firearm in a holiday bird. CRACKED

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Don't bring cannonballs to the airport unless you want the TSA to confiscate them.

Weird Stuff Confiscated by the TSA A cannonball and an old flare gun The TSA confiscated the nautical antiques from a passenger's carry-on bag. CRACKED

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