i think the airport x-ray scanner wiped my microsd card

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    After flying home for christmas, I noticed that all the contents of my microsd card were missing. Must be a freak occurance, because I flew during thanksgiving without problems. I also flew to my parents house for Christmas and didn't have any problems. The airports were the same for both trips. I noticed the calender settings for my pure calender widget were erased, but I didn't notice until today when I tried to access my music. I ran my card through getdataback and it didn't find any files. I didn't lose anything I care too much about, except for a few pictures. I will now backup my files before flying from now on just in case.
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    Be on over 200 flights in the last 3 years, Never seen that happen....
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    Yeah, agree that is not likely. I too fly quite a bit for business and have never had an issue with an sd card.
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    That's strange ive been on countless flights and have never had this happen. Are you sure you might not have exchanged it somehow?
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    I'm a professional pilot and have taken many types of gear thru x-ray and other types of scanners, including the new full body scanner, and nothing has ever happened to non volitile data storage.

    Something else occurred.
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    Might of been the Gremlins.....
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    The X-rays did not clear your data. It does not work like that. Something else happened. Most likely it was just a coincidence that you happened to fly.
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    Blame Canada...
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    X-Rays don't affect magnets, so it couldn't have wiped your SDCard.
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    What did we do, eh? lol
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    Its because you have beatty little eyes and your heads are full of lies (haha, classic South Park song). But on a serious note, did you do you anything else out of the normal at the airport? Did you flight go over the Bermuda Triangle?



    Wagner :motdroidvert:
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    Oh holy hell. Did you just say that? Beatty?

    I think the word you were looking for is "beady" little eyes. Nice eggcorn, though.
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    Stray cosmic ray ...
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