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Old 04-10-2010, 19:43   #16
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What's the difference between vegimite and sikaflex???
Vegemite never goes hard no matter how old it is.
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Old 04-10-2010, 20:34   #17
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agh yes the sucess of terrorism, is that I cant carry italian olive oil home any more. Bloody airport security

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would it work to ship it to yourself ?? i did that with stuff i couldnt carry on..
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Vegemite has no right to call it's self a food.
It should be shelved in the fiberglass section of the hardware store as a resin thickening agent.
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Old 04-10-2010, 21:39   #20
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Vegemite has no right to call it's self a food.
It should be shelved in the fiberglass section of the hardware store as a resin thickening agent.
Food of champions! You gotta grow up with it I suppose - that's why other foods like Dr Pepper soda just hasn't taken off here in Oz - most people don't like it.
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What's the difference between vegimite and sikaflex???
If you step in some sikaflex you are an airport security risk;if you step in some vegemite (not sure what vegimite is?), then you will be either a streaker, a crumpeter, a redback, a wormer, a slapper, a tiger toaster, a edger, a nudist, a vegecadoer, a phillymite, a dunker or a scrambler.

See How Do You Like Your Vegemite? for more details.

This should clear the matter up
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What's the difference between vegimite and sikaflex???
Try caulking your teak decks with Vegemite... you'll find out quick enough!

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This is weird but one of my friends actually developed sikaflex...
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Does he have any airport security encounters.....
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Steves mum died and he was distraught and with his easy access to whatever... Sat with a bottle of ether under his nose for two weeks and fried parts of his brain that he will never get back, still highly intelligent but totally incapable of looking after himself. He reverted back to being a kid, he is mischevious and innocent like a child but in a grown mans body.It got to the point people were standing over him so I stepped in and cleaned the mess up. As much as I like him I can't be there and we drifted apart. Luckily he was left purple ribbon property and his brother who Steve calls the prussian general (he is a dr and military officer) did the right thing for once and got the trust to take control of his funds. Having my mates turn up and sort the mess at the property their parents left them, which was also the house the grew up in made the general realise that it was out of control enough to actually give a ****. Makes me sad everytime I think of Steve.
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No airport issues, but....

You just never know,

The material we manufacture is a white powdery substance with shiny bits in it. When we first started shipping it, we vacuum sealed the bags, that by the way, weigh in at 2.2 lbs or about 1 kilo.

So I am over at Indiantown marina taking delivery on a boat that we are getting ready to bring over to Tampa, its late and we decide to spend the night and leave in the morning.

The bar is still open, so we go over and have a few beers, start talking shop to this guy that has an old ferro boat that he is repairing, naturally I started talking about our product. I just happen to have a couple of bags in the trunk of the car so I go out and bring in one and set it down on the bar.

The next thing I know, I am in an arm lock, a big hefty dude is trying to bend me down to the bar. Suddenly I realize I have a couple of DEA boys all excited.

Of course by this time I am pretty pi$$ed, and they did not appreciate my comment about " Go ahead, line out a little, if you have the guts" .

I felt sorry for them afterwards, they thought they just had a big bust walk right into their arms.

Needless to say, we no longer vacuum bag it. I am very careful when I move it from the factory to anywhere unless it is in a sealed box.

After all was said and done, we had a big laugh. I have run into one of the DEA boys a couple of times now and we can joke about it.

My arm and shoulder still twinge when I think about it though.
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What's the difference between vegimite and sikaflex???

Airport security thinks Sikaflex is dangerous.... but they know vegemite is!
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After all was said and done, we had a big laugh. I have run into one of the DEA boys a couple of times now and we can joke about it.

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That is funny
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Old 05-10-2010, 08:15   #29
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Sorry about that wise crack Mark--wife is a Marmite freak
FWIW can't carry HP sauce aboard in Atlanta either--that is, if you are going to JFK
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Airports UGGHHHH

As a professional frequenter of airports in the USA I can say with conviction that KISS is the only way to go. Anything that is not part of a simple travel kit in minumum quantity will generate alot of interest (delay). For whatever reason there is also minimal standardization from one location to another. If you must go to the airport ( I would rather go to the dock) just don't get angry whatever happens. Being angry will only increase your delay.

The carriage of bizzare foreign foodstuffs including goats and vegimite or even live chickens will cause terrific consternation and could even result in a body cavity search (borescope). Come to think of it, I am not sure you could even feed vegimite to a goat, legally.

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