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Offline profporkchop

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pocket knives?
« on: April 17, 2018, 12:25:04 AM »
I normally carry a small folding knife on me for opening packages, cutting twine and whatnot. is there regulation against this?

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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2018, 06:55:35 AM »
If I recall correctly, anything except kitchen knives over 15cm is restricted.

Like most Korean laws, there is close to zero enforcement (until there is).

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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2018, 07:42:21 AM »
If I recall correctly, anything except kitchen knives over 15cm is restricted.

Like most Korean laws, there is close to zero enforcement (until there is).

Perfect explanation.

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Re: pocket knives?
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2018, 08:42:45 AM »
Put it inside a pencil case.  8)

 :police: got nothing on you.

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Re: pocket knives?
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2018, 08:44:21 AM »
Put it inside a pencil case.  8)

 :police: got nothing on you.

Yeah, when have box cutters ever been used in a terrorist act..................................

Wait..............................

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Re: pocket knives?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2018, 08:53:57 AM »
do you open a lot of packages or regularly cut twine outside of your home, OP?

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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2018, 08:57:37 AM »
do you open a lot of packages or regularly cut twine outside of your home, OP?

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Re: pocket knives?
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2018, 12:33:27 AM »
I'm artsy and crafty, so i use it for that and I order a lot of stuff from amazon, so yes.

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Re: pocket knives?
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2018, 08:53:32 AM »
I normally carry a small folding knife on me for opening packages, cutting twine and whatnot. is there regulation against this?

No its fine to carry. I carry around a swiss army knife and always use it to open things, corkscrew wine, etc. if youre carrying around a blade longer than 15cm then u shouldnt be lol. And you shouldnt be carrying around a balisong.

Also spring loaded/semi spring knives like switchblades are illegal

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Re: pocket knives?
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2018, 11:27:51 AM »
I appreciate the info. I only ever carry the folding one, so I'm good (gotta be in the check bags though!)

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« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2018, 01:21:07 PM »
I appreciate the info. I only ever carry the folding one, so I'm good (gotta be in the check bags though!)

The reason I know what I posted is a coworker has a Bowie knife (in checked bags) detained by customs. They held it for him, and he was able to collect it on his way out.

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« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2018, 01:30:34 PM »
Guess I can bring over my pocket knife collection next time!  :P

Just kidding.  I'd only bring over one or two.  They're marvelously practical tools. 

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« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2018, 08:26:49 AM »
They really are! Shame London thinks they're WMD.