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Princess Bride t-shirt causes in-flight scare
UK Telegraph ^ | Jan. 25, 2013 | UK Telegraph

Posted on 01/25/2013 3:51:26 PM PST by AuntB

A t-shirt emblazoned with one of the most memorable lines from the classic adventure film The Princess Bride caused a furore on a Qantas flight last week.

Wynand Mullins boarded a plane bound for Auckland on Sunday with “My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die” printed on the front of his top.

While some fellow fliers recognised that the line was from the swashbuckling 1987 film The Princess Bride, it went over the heads of other passengers, who told cabin crew they felt threatened by the t-shirt’s message.

Mr Mullins told Fairfax New Zealand: "The flight attendant said to me: 'Are you able to remove it because some of the passengers are quite intimidated by it'. I thought it was all a bit silly. The person next to me was laughing, because they knew the movie.

“The whole experience was a bit over the top, but also a bit comical."

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: pc; princessbride; quantas
Okay, you PC thin skinned useful idiots, now you've crossed the line! Don't mess with the Princess Bride!

I've got to get one of those shirts.

1 posted on 01/25/2013 3:51:37 PM PST by AuntB
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To: AuntB

But wearing a full muslim iman dress is AOK!


2 posted on 01/25/2013 3:53:45 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: AuntB
Inconcievable!
3 posted on 01/25/2013 3:54:06 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: AuntB

thinkgeek.com has them.

I have a shirt from the same vendor that says, “Also, I can kill you with my brain.” Better not wear it on an airplane!


4 posted on 01/25/2013 3:54:48 PM PST by Tax-chick (Viva Cristo Rey! Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!)
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To: AuntB

TITLE CORRECTION

STUPID PONTIFICATING IDIIOTS cause in flight scare


5 posted on 01/25/2013 3:56:30 PM PST by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: Billthedrill

Do you speak jive as well?


6 posted on 01/25/2013 3:58:32 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Billthedrill

You keep using that word...I don’t think it means what you think it means.


7 posted on 01/25/2013 3:58:39 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Billthedrill

“I do not think that word means what you think it means” Might not be word for word accurate tho.


8 posted on 01/25/2013 4:01:42 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: ICE-FLYER
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9 posted on 01/25/2013 4:02:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Tax-chick

Better not wear that on a plane with a man named Jayne


10 posted on 01/25/2013 4:07:47 PM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: AuntB

11 posted on 01/25/2013 4:08:51 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: AuntB

Let’s not be too hasty folks. Perhaps one of the passengers had six fingers on his right hand?


12 posted on 01/25/2013 4:11:30 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable Tyranny)
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To: AuntB

An extremely large flight attendant was later heard to say “anybody want a peanut?”

:)


13 posted on 01/25/2013 4:12:06 PM PST by SparkyBass
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To: NativeSon

My flight to Florida (last May) was full of Brazilians going to Disney World (speaking Portuguese, which looks like Spanish but sound like French). I wore a sensible solid-blue top.


14 posted on 01/25/2013 4:13:26 PM PST by Tax-chick (Viva Cristo Rey! Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!)
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To: AuntB

I love that movie!


15 posted on 01/25/2013 4:18:15 PM PST by Texas56
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To: AuntB

There seems to be no limit to how neurotic people can get.


16 posted on 01/25/2013 4:18:42 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Tax-chick
I DO NOT want to know how you knew they had Brazilians...
17 posted on 01/25/2013 4:18:42 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable Tyranny)
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To: null and void

The flight originated in Rio de Janeiro, went to Charlotte and retrieved Kathleen and me (and other, less important, passengers) and then went to Orlando. Also, I speak Spanish and understand French, but Portuguese is just weird enough to derail both languages, unless the conditions are ideal.


18 posted on 01/25/2013 4:22:03 PM PST by Tax-chick (Viva Cristo Rey! Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!)
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To: Texas56

I used to, then learned that Buttercup married scum-sucking sean penn...watta buzz-kill!


19 posted on 01/25/2013 4:23:15 PM PST by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: AuntB

If they let him on the plane and he had killed someone, everyone would be saying:

“He told them what would happen, but, they let him on anyway. Sue them!”


20 posted on 01/25/2013 4:23:34 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: 45semi

That was epic fail.


21 posted on 01/25/2013 4:26:14 PM PST by Tax-chick (Viva Cristo Rey! Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!)
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To: Billthedrill

“Inconcievable!”

Exactly!


22 posted on 01/25/2013 4:29:59 PM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Tax-chick
Last year I got my picture taken with Santa at the St. Louis Airport wearing one of these...

My Mom wanted to make a Chirstmas picture card out of it.

23 posted on 01/25/2013 4:31:13 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: 45semi

“I used to, then learned that Buttercup married scum-sucking sean penn...watta buzz-kill!”

Who can believe Princess Buttercup married the king of R.O.U.S’s!


24 posted on 01/25/2013 4:32:19 PM PST by Thidwick
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To: Thidwick

Love the name, that story was one of my favorites as a kid.


25 posted on 01/25/2013 4:37:13 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: null and void

So boarding an airplane wearing my t shirt with a very realistic life size snake printed on it is a bad idea?


26 posted on 01/25/2013 4:40:21 PM PST by Salamander (Do not remove this tagline under penalty of law.)
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To: AuntB

I have a t-shirt I got for Christmas. It just says “Clue” and has all six “weapons” in a row. They are the REAL weapons, not the pieces of the game.

I chose not to wear it on a recent flight to Oregon.


27 posted on 01/25/2013 4:44:29 PM PST by Fledermaus (I'm done with the GOP. Let them wither and die. Let's start over.)
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To: Tax-chick

I don’t think void meant those Brazilians. But that is just a guess.


28 posted on 01/25/2013 4:45:55 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (I own a weapon to protect my family from those wanting to take that weapon away.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I can identify. It’s a story every child should read.


29 posted on 01/25/2013 4:52:24 PM PST by Thidwick
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To: AuntB

If they were worried, they could have put up a defense. Even without a knife, they could tear a page from the in-flight magazine and then tear something in the shape of a paper gun, which is known to give even school administrators the willies. If they wanted something stronger, they could use one of the cardboard inserts.


30 posted on 01/25/2013 4:54:18 PM PST by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: AuntB
While some fellow fliers recognised that the line was from the swashbuckling 1987 film The Princess Bride, it went over the heads of other passengers...

Those passengers must have a very low ceiling.

31 posted on 01/25/2013 5:09:53 PM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: AuntB
It could have been worse:

Hello.
My name is Inigo Montoya.
You inflicted ObamaCare on my father.
Prepare . . .


I imagine that shirt would get a visit from a drug-addled communist's security team.
32 posted on 01/25/2013 5:14:39 PM PST by Pollster1
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To: null and void

But if they were all female, what a story it might be............


33 posted on 01/25/2013 5:24:01 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: AuntB

They should have sent in the brute squad to ensure he could sit in his seat without having to deal with this PC garbage.


34 posted on 01/25/2013 5:53:42 PM PST by SledgeCS (Democrat/Liberal/Progressive/Socialist = Gun Control Nazi)
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To: AuntB

I have a printed T-shirt that reads, “I brought sexy back”. Well, my heart docs and the nurses loved it. ;>)


35 posted on 01/25/2013 5:58:47 PM PST by Gator113 (Leave my guns alone and REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS!!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I love it!


36 posted on 01/26/2013 5:52:39 AM PST by Tax-chick (Viva Cristo Rey! Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!)
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