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My favorite headline of the week

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“Arrests Up in Atlanta Airport Restrooms.”

I mean, wha?

Apparently, over the past three months, more than 30 people have been arrested in Atlanta airport bathrooms for indecent exposure and having public sex:

Airport restrooms apparently have become such popular meeting places for men looking for sexual trysts with other men that they have been suggested several times as meeting places in personal ads on the Web site Craigslist.
“Hey … I’m stuck at the airport from 5 p.m. and I’m looking for a good time …,” one ad reads. In another, the person posting says he is stuck at the airport for three hours in the evening and is looking for “discreet, quick action.”

The restroom crackdown originally started in an effort to stop luggage thieves, but it now seems that rampant airport sex is the bigger problem.

At least some lessons are being learned from all this:

The Atlanta airport police efforts may be working, as new personal ads have on Craigslist have warned people to be careful.
“Do NOT do anything at the airport,” one posting from March 29 reads. “If you want to hook up, do it outside the airport! Have fun but be smart about it. It’s not worth going to jail for the night and having your face put on the news.”