Sunday, July 27, 2008

Items to Leave Home

Coming to a Olympic Venue?
Here's BOCOG official list of Shit You Should Leave Home:

Restricted articles include:
  • hard-packed drink and food;
  • fragile articles;
  • musical instruments;
  • carry-on bags, suitcases and handbags which are too big to carry to the seats;
  • flags of countries and regions not participating either in the Beijing Olympic Games or Paralympic Games and all other flags over two meters in length or over one meter in width;
  • flag poles of over one meter in length;
  • banners, leaflets, or posters;
  • unauthorized professional videotaping equipments;
  • knives, bats, long-handle umbrellas, long poles, sharp-ended stands for cameras and video cameras, and other objects that may cause harm and injury to people;
  • animals (with the exception of guide dogs);
  • vehicles (except for strollers and wheelchairs);
  • unauthorized walky-talkies, loudspeakers, radios, laser devices or wireless devices that interfere with the electronic signals of the Olympic Games.

BOCOG has deemed the following behavior as inappropriate:
  • smoking at a non-smoking area;
  • crossing over the guardrail;
  • using umbrellas or standing up for a long period of time in the seating area, thus obstructing the field of vision of other spectators;
  • and flash photography.

They have also banned weapons and equipment including guns, ammunition, crossbows, and daggers;
fireworks, firecrackers and other flammable materials;
corrosive chemicals and radioactive materials.

Wow. So... My ballista with the acid-tipped missiles is prohibited.

TBG- Behaving himself.

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