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1996: Pipe bomb at the olympics in Atlanta http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centennial_Olympic_Park_bombing

But really, what you're complaining about is CYA (cover your ass) security. It's a lot easier for the person in charge to decide to clear out the building, and answer to a bit of grumbling with "just doing my job to keep you people safe" than it is to deal with the (extremely unlikely) fallout that would come from ignoring a real bomb.




Not sure if it's CYA security or just the immensely aggravating ease with which a group of people can be terrorized by an anonymous message that the poster you are responding to is complaining about.

I mean, that is the Essenes of a bomb scare as opposed to a bomb threat or an actual bomb, no?




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