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Old Nov 21st 2005, 7:25 am
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Hi...

We just had call off Pickfords to see what we wanted to do about the snake skin that was holding up our container.

Turns out that customs had opened a box out of our son's bedroom with a photo of our son holding a 8ft python in Tenerife, after the show he was allowed to take some snake skin it had cast with him. He'd kept it ever since tucked behind the photo in it's plastic sleeve.

Don't know if sniffed dog found it or if they'd been through everything. We had forgot it was even there. Just shows they check things you don't expect them to... .
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Old Nov 21st 2005, 8:14 am
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Originally Posted by annqldau
Hi...

We just had call off Pickfords to see what we wanted to do about the snake skin that was holding up our container.

Turns out that customs had opened a box out of our son's bedroom with a photo of our son holding a 8ft python in Tenerife, after the show he was allowed to take some snake skin it had cast with him. He'd kept it ever since tucked behind the photo in it's plastic sleeve.

Don't know if sniffed dog found it or if they'd been through everything. We had forgot it was even there. Just shows they check things you don't expect them to... .

Can't say they didn't do a thorough job! Wow!
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Old Nov 21st 2005, 10:38 am
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Originally Posted by annqldau
Hi...

We just had call off Pickfords to see what we wanted to do about the snake skin that was holding up our container.

Turns out that customs had opened a box out of our son's bedroom with a photo of our son holding a 8ft python in Tenerife, after the show he was allowed to take some snake skin it had cast with him. He'd kept it ever since tucked behind the photo in it's plastic sleeve.

Don't know if sniffed dog found it or if they'd been through everything. We had forgot it was even there. Just shows they check things you don't expect them to... .
Beagle dog would have found it, can you cover the fine, for illegal import of a Prohibited substance? . $5000 and upwards ............. mm
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Old Nov 21st 2005, 10:46 am
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Talking to Pickford on the phone sounds like they just wanted to know what we wanted to do with it - I told them to throw the f***ing thin in th ebin - didn't even know it had been packed!!!!!! :scared:
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At Melbourne Airport once a sniffer dog went berserk at the smell of where an apple had been in Mrs OzT's hand luggage. :scared: She'd eaten the apple in Dubai on the way!! The guy on the end of the dog's lead was satisfied of this after he had emptied the bag.

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Originally Posted by annqldau
Talking to Pickford on the phone sounds like they just wanted to know what we wanted to do with it - I told them to throw the f***ing thin in th ebin - didn't even know it had been packed!!!!!! :scared:
I always tell our clients "Ignorance is bliss"................ mm
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Originally Posted by OzTennis
At Melbourne Airport once a sniffer dog went berserk at the smell of where an apple had been in Mrs OzT's hand luggage. :scared: She'd eaten the apple in Dubai on the way!! The guy on the end of the dog's lead was satisfied of this after he had emptied the bag.

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Originally Posted by Rooksie
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When these dogs Come in our depot , all known "dope smokers" are told to " disappear" for an hour so as not to distract the dogs .....Yes i dont condone it but its hard getting good help in Adelaide........... mm
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When these dogs Come in our depot , all known "dope smokers" are told to " disappear" for an hour so as not to distract the dogs .....Yes i dont condone it but its hard getting good help in Adelaide........... mm
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Originally Posted by mr mover
When these dogs Come in our depot , all known "dope smokers" are told to " disappear" for an hour so as not to distract the dogs .....Yes i dont condone it but its hard getting good help in Adelaide........... mm
so where do you go?
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Old Nov 21st 2005, 11:19 am
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We didn't even remember it was there years since we have been to Tenerife and they must have realised from the snake donned kid that it was a souvenier shot....can't bloody win...gave the bbq, the bikes, the grass cutter, the strimmer and the rest of the garden gear away and they get us on the bloody snake skin... :scared: .
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