Now you can add to the challenges of air travel a warning: Don’t be too nice. Frequent-flier Michael Indursky, owner of a spa business, couldn’t figure out why he kept being pulled out of the security line for an extra going over. Finally, a ticket agent clued him in. Seems that Indursky’s habit of schmoozing with the screeners fit the profile of somebody with something to hide. “Sometimes being friendly can get you in trouble,” he says. “I was being pulled out of the line because I was being nice. I wouldn’t have been pulled out of the line if I was grumpy. I have no clue how that makes any sense.”
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