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No, Steve Jobs is not a ninja

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 15 Sep 2010 15:25 User comments (14)

No, Steve Jobs is not a ninja SPA! magazine, a Japanese tabloid, recently wrote a report on Apple CEO Steve Jobs claiming that Jobs would never return to Japan after airport officials would not allow him on his private plane with a luggage bag full of "ninja" throwing stars.
Going through a standard security scan at the Kansai International Airport in Japan, security detected a number of throwing stars in Job's carry-on luggage.

When the stars were taken away, Jobs angrily told officials he would never return to Japan, and that it didn't make sense that Jobs would try to hijack his own plane, especially with throwing stars.

Apple has made sure to dismiss the story today, saying: "Steve did visit Japan this summer for a vacation in Kyoto, but the incidents described at the airport are pure fiction. Steve had a great time and hopes to visit Japan again soon."

A spokesperson at the Kansai airport did confirm that a passenger in a private plane was stopped in late July for carrying throwing stars and other knives but the passenger was not identified.

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14 user comments

115.9.2010 15:38

lol, awesome.

215.9.2010 16:46

Hahaha!! I imagined the whole thing in my mind..and I am rofl!!


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315.9.2010 17:31

lol, this is hilarious


Being nice always has its own consequences

415.9.2010 18:20

I wanted to say something funny, but I honestly can't really think of anything that would do this article justice... Still hardly news worthy, I starting to think Afterdawn needs a gossip section.

515.9.2010 22:41

Sounds like the Steve Jobs I know...cutting off a whole country because they would not let him do something dumb.

HINT: If you are going through an airport, expect to go through airport security. If you want to smuggle weapons (any weapons) out of the country, then don't go through an airport.

616.9.2010 0:39

Osaka Police +1
Steve Jobs 0.

As the smoke dispersed, Laughing could be heard as a shadowy figure Climbed onto steve's jet and Said "you haven seen the last of me TokeYOOO"


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716.9.2010 1:35

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Sounds like the Steve Jobs I know...cutting off a whole country because they would not let him do something dumb.

HINT: If you are going through an airport, expect to go through airport security. If you want to smuggle weapons (any weapons) out of the country, then don't go through an airport.
I know a few people who have brought samurai swords in china and brought them back to australia.They even decleared them at the airport and said they were replicas.

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816.9.2010 3:04

Originally posted by xboxdvl2:
Originally posted by KillerBug:
Sounds like the Steve Jobs I know...cutting off a whole country because they would not let him do something dumb.

HINT: If you are going through an airport, expect to go through airport security. If you want to smuggle weapons (any weapons) out of the country, then don't go through an airport.
I know a few people who have brought samurai swords in china and brought them back to australia.They even decleared them at the airport and said they were replicas.
Yes; they were declaired; not smuggled.

916.9.2010 8:46

2 things...Steve Jobs is a douche and...as we already knew that...who cares???


Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

1016.9.2010 10:50




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1116.9.2010 11:42

LMAO this be funny LMAO!!!!!!!!!!

1216.9.2010 15:12

lol


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1316.9.2010 15:14

jobs better keep away from the back end of my donkey ..




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1417.9.2010 12:50

I am sure the swords were not carried on the plane. You used to be able to transport guns this way as well. They are transported in very secure luggage and declared. The luggage has to be approved for weapons, probably steel lined ect so someone can't steal them and use them. I can see where Jobs might be miffed since it was his plane. Still, if he wasn't so arrogant he would have not carried them on board and would have avoided this.

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