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Planet Fitness evacuated after WiFi network named 'remote detonator' causes scare
AP via Windsor Star ^ | April 16, 2016 | Staff

Posted on 04/16/2018 2:27:52 PM PDT by Enchante

SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Michigan gym patron looking for a WiFi connection found one named “remote detonator,” prompting an evacuation and precautionary search of the facility by a bomb-sniffing dog.

The Saginaw News reports nothing was found in the search Sunday at Planet Fitness in Saginaw Township, about 85 miles (140 kilometres) northwest of Detroit.

(Excerpt) Read more at windsorstar.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bombscare; chat; fitness; localnews; odd; weird
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A little weird to think about how many problems some ppl could cause if a lot more WiFi and phone networks are labeled with ominous names.

Stuff like "FBI Surveillance Van" is probably harmless, but stuff related to bombs or attacks could cause a lot of these kinds of evacuations.

1 posted on 04/16/2018 2:27:52 PM PDT by Enchante
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“...WiFi connection found one named “remote detonator,”...”

Look for a laughing teen-aged boy.


2 posted on 04/16/2018 2:29:59 PM PDT by budj (combat vet, 2nd of 3 generations)
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There is home network I can see named “You’re an A***ole”

It’s pretty funny. I think it is from the house behind us.


3 posted on 04/16/2018 2:31:51 PM PDT by Fai Mao (I still want to see The PIAPS in prison)
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I was at a friend’s apartment and a network came up on my phone called “Not Yours” and I found that funny.


4 posted on 04/16/2018 2:34:06 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Enchante

My neighbors WiFi is called:

FBI Surveillance Zone 3

And another is called:

Drug Enforcement Agency Monitor


5 posted on 04/16/2018 2:34:12 PM PDT by Red Badger (Remember all the great work Obama did for the black community?.............. Me neither.)
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To: budj

And if you did blow-up Saginaw, would anyone notice?


6 posted on 04/16/2018 2:34:22 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: budj

21st century version of pulling the fire alarm.


7 posted on 04/16/2018 2:35:33 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
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To: Red Badger

My neighbors WiFi is called:

FBI Surveillance Zone 3

And another is called:

Drug Enforcement Agency Monitor
___________

My neighbor’s wifi is called Nacho Wifi


8 posted on 04/16/2018 2:35:52 PM PDT by LydiaLong
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To: Enchante

Clever...


9 posted on 04/16/2018 2:36:25 PM PDT by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me https://youtu.be/wH-pk2vZG2M)
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Yes, because in the ISIS security operations manual it says in chapter four to label all wifi networks >>clearly<<.


10 posted on 04/16/2018 2:36:50 PM PDT by MeganC (There is nothing feminine about feminism.)
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I know in this day and age this is not supposed to be funny, but a wifi router/hub named “remote detonator”, now that’s funny.


11 posted on 04/16/2018 2:37:32 PM PDT by Magnum44 (My comprehensive terrorism plan: Hunt them down and kill them)
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I have 2 WIFI networks

“Secret Rebel Base”
“Death Star-Guest”


12 posted on 04/16/2018 2:38:14 PM PDT by backspace (Please don't laugh at my tagline)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Not since Lefty Frizzell died.


13 posted on 04/16/2018 2:39:43 PM PDT by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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I labeled mine “unobtrusive van”.
14 posted on 04/16/2018 2:40:07 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear ( Bunnies, bunnies, it must be bunnies!! Or maybe midgets....)
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To: Enchante

It hurts when I.P.


15 posted on 04/16/2018 2:40:10 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: backspace

I had Planet Express Ship and Momcorp. The comptuters were Fry, Leela, Bender, Amy, Zoidburg, Hermes, and the really old laptop was the Professor.


16 posted on 04/16/2018 2:41:27 PM PDT by Conan the Librarian (The Best in Life is to crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and the Dewey Decimal System)
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Curses!

The terrorist was foiled because he forgot to unset the "Broadcast SSID" option on the router config...

17 posted on 04/16/2018 2:41:40 PM PDT by sargon ("If the President doesn't drain the Swamp, the Swamp will drain the President.")
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It hurts when I.P.

"My balls feel like a pair of maracas"

18 posted on 04/16/2018 2:41:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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About a dozen years ago, one of my kids commented on how boring the network SSID names were in my neighborhood. He said one of the SSID’s in his apartment was something like “we can hear you having sex in Apartment 107”.

Maybe “remote detonator” is a VPN?


19 posted on 04/16/2018 2:41:45 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("Married with children.")
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> “Death Star-Guest”?

Do you live next to me?
My neighbor uses that SSID.


20 posted on 04/16/2018 2:41:47 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Chivalry is not dead. It is a warriors code and only practiced by warriors.)
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