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Steve Jobs Busted For Sneaking Ninja Throwing Stars Onto His Private Plane

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Jobs put the stars in his personal luggage, which he was carrying onto his private jet. His stated logic: There was no risk that anyone was going to use the ninja stars to hijack Steve's personal plane.

Japanese flight officials stopped Jobs anyway. This reportedly led him to vow that he'd never come back to Japan.

The original version of the story appears here.

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