News Terrorists scoping out Star Wars showings?

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  1. EndOfLine

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    http://deadline.com/2015/12/star-wars-theaters-security-increase-1201668814

    ‘Star Wars’ Theaters Tighten Security Due To Heavy Crowds And Suspicious Activity

    In addition, some locations will wand patrons, which is a good idea given that many Star Wars fans will come in costume. “Everyone is paying attention to the security environment using common-sense measures,” said another source. “Nothing specific from Homeland Security yet has been issued.”

    The most recent report of suspicious activity happened in a theater in Tempe, AZ, the home to Arizona State University. At a mall theater there, according to documents obtained by Deadline, two men in their “mid- to late 20s'” who were “Middle Eastern in appearance … and spoke with a heavy foreign accent” walked into a theater and began filming with their cellphone camera. They walked in without tickets and blew past the door employee.

    When theater personnel caught up with them, one “had his phone stretched out in front of him and was recording our lobby, concession stand and exit doors in one slow swooping motion.” When asked what they were doing, one of the men said they “just wanted to see the restaurant” and then he motioned toward the concession stand. They left the building and went into the patio area and both made phone calls. Mall security was called, as was the general manager of the theater.

    Pictures of both men were caught on security cameras, and all suspicious activity logged is being shared with local, state and federal employees.

    “There was also one that didn’t make sense that happened last week in Southern California,” said one exhibition veteran, who declined to name the city. “Guys walked up and were asking kind of alarming questions.” NATO also declined to disclose the location.

    In that incident, which exhibitors also were alerted to, a man drove up to the theater and began asking questions such as “How big is your theater?” “When are the most people here?” and “How crowded is it going to be this weekend?” The man then left the theater and got in a car with no license plate. Shortly thereafter, a second man did a similar thing and also drove away in a car with no plates.
     
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    Be afraid ,......be very afraid.




    "Musky but not pooney" Mr X
     
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    Good thing all those storm troopers are around standing guard.
     
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    But aren't these places "gun free zones"?
     
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    Should be fine most fans will be carrying light sabers no one can fuck with one of those...
     
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    normally i carry a pistol (i have a permit) but decided that tonight at the theater they will likely be doing security and metal detecting/wanding people due to all the robes and costumes on display, so i will likely not be
     
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    Didnt James Holmes have a bulletproof vest on ? What good is a pistol going to do if the shooter has one on :shakey:
     
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    Don't worry the smell from all the nerds will knock out the terrorists
     
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    Just said on the local news that theaters aren't letting anyone in wearing masks.
     
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    Um, still pretty effective in blowing a guy's head right off. Now, a bullet-proof hat is another story.
     
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    But, but it's not a mask. I'm really this ugly!
     
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    Sorry but this sounds fake. Low level reporting.

    Mall security reports, NATO, cars with no plates......obvious bullshit in this story.
     
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    You couldn't pay me to watch this movie, let alone pay to watch it. Star Wars....
     
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    You're gonna kick yourself if something real happens
     
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    singling out "middle eastern decent" people is racist :nono:
     
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    I'm way more afraid of guys like you than terrorists.
     
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    That's because of the left's fear mongering.

    It is like the fear mongering the right uses, but directed at a different group of folks.

    Your odds of dying from a bullet fired by a legal gun owner is VERY low! Don't be scared.

    Both sides seem to wan't you to be deathly afraid of the other.
     
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    Great time to be in security!!!

    Jobs for all.
     
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    No because guys who think they have to carry all the time are typically wacko's who weren't allowed to be cops when they applied. More potential trouble than good.
     
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