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    What ''Rights'' do Nightclubs have to search people.

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    Not a big deal, but i was wandering what rights club doormen have to search you? (if any)
    Me and my friends were pulled into a room the other night and they demanded we empty our pockets (which we did) everything was fine.

    But do we have the right to reject to this search?

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    If its you DG then they have every right !!!

    Yes you can refuse the search, however they also have the right to refuse you entry.

    Banned

    yes, you can reject the search, and they can not let you in

    Or in this case, they can eject you from the club. I would cut of my nose to spite my face in this situation and walk out.

    Yep as above, had a problem 10 years ago at a holiday park when the security staff really upset my mum, I was 15 at the time and they always asked my mum because they said it was suspicious she always carried a large handbag and demanded to see the contents, my mum refused once and the guy grabbed it off her and rummaged through it! my mum told him to give it back and he gave her a mouthful of abuse.

    Then 2 days later we went to anoter bar on the complex and the guy demanded to see into her bag again so she refused so he said he had a right to check her bag and so we walked away and the guy followed us down the street and radioed his colleagues! my dad got the police involved and the guy calimed we were acting suspicously and trying to sneak alcohol in, the thing is no one on my family drank alcohol! I was underage and didnt drink alcohol.

    Did get an apology and they never asked again after that in fact just let us in without seeing our passes!

    Where was it?

    lucky they didnt give you the finger

    If you refuse the search they can refuse you entry as already stated in the thread

    Original Poster Banned

    tbh i would have probably refused and walked out simply to spite my face also.. we had already paid mind. im guessing they would not refund you.

    It was Oceana. Nice students, horribly stuck up though!

    Banned

    conditions of entry........................................... tough pooper

    DangerGod;8656854

    tbh i would have probably refused and walked out simply to spite my face … tbh i would have probably refused and walked out simply to spite my face also.. we had already paid mind. im guessing they would not refund you.It was Oceana. Nice students, horribly stuck up though!



    Maaaah, I miss Oceana student nights! Do the people still dress up as sharks outside? God those costumes smell.

    they can search u if u want ye, i got searched majorly at the dundee uni union once, not just empty pockets and ****, shirt off, full on search :lol: no reason for it but i was drunk so didnt care :lol:

    micoo;8656950

    they can search u if u want ye, i got searched majorly at the dundee uni … they can search u if u want ye, i got searched majorly at the dundee uni union once, not just empty pockets and ****, shirt off, full on search :lol: no reason for it but i was drunk so didnt care :lol:



    :whistling: Hmm I wonder why.

    no search

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    no entry

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    no chance of holding hands with a girl or boy

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    dog_cop;8656912

    conditions of entry........................................... tough … conditions of entry........................................... tough pooper



    Fair enough, i just dont understand why they detain you for a drugs/weapon search if you have the option to refuse and walk out.. its not like anyone carrying these items would agree to the search so just seems pointless.

    angelfairee;8656932

    Maaaah, I miss Oceana student nights! Do the people still dress up as … Maaaah, I miss Oceana student nights! Do the people still dress up as sharks outside? God those costumes smell.



    Yes sometimes, its stinks in oceana to! Yuck

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    boothy;8656961

    no search no entryno chance of holding hand with a girland no STD`s


    :thumbsup:

    Good point actually. Me and my friend were in Tiger Tiger a few months ago. My friend had an argument with a girl about something and she went over and told the bouncers we were dealing drugs. Within minutes we had 3 bouncers dragging us outside while they called the management to search us. They said they would call the police if we refused. We didn't have anything on us and the manager had the cheek to say "right lads, I'm going to give you the privilege to re-enter the club!"

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    The doormen have the right to decline you entry and refusing a search is a big reason to decline you. If you have nothing on you then there should be no problem with the search. Rememeber it is to protect other people. Stop drugs, weapons etc getting in..

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    dymondgeezer;8657034

    Good point actually. Me and my friend were in Tiger Tiger a few months … Good point actually. Me and my friend were in Tiger Tiger a few months ago. My friend had an argument with a girl about something and she went over and told the bouncers we were dealing drugs. Within minutes we had 3 bouncers dragging us outside while they called the management to search us. They said they would call the police if we refused. We didn't have anything on us and the manager had the cheek to say "right lads, I'm going to give you the privilege to re-enter the club!"



    Yeah that sounds about right!

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    kcnw9;8657093

    The doormen have the right to decline you entry and refusing a search is … The doormen have the right to decline you entry and refusing a search is a big reason to decline you. If you have nothing on you then there should be no problem with the search. Rememeber it is to protect other people. Stop drugs, weapons etc getting in..



    Yeah i totally understand this.. But as i said it will only lead them to go to another club where they may not asked to be searched... so yes it might stop drugs weapons from one club but it will only lead it to others.

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    DangerGod;8657116

    Yeah i totally understand this.. But as i said it will only lead them to … Yeah i totally understand this.. But as i said it will only lead them to go to another club where they may not asked to be searched... so yes it might stop drugs weapons from one club but it will only lead it to others.



    No if all clubs do it.. Im a doorman and its more trouble for us later when we dont do random searches on suspicious people.. If people go to another club and cause trouble then the doormen there should of searched/dealt with them.

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    kcnw9;8657210

    No if all clubs do it.. Im a doorman and its more trouble for us later … No if all clubs do it.. Im a doorman and its more trouble for us later when we dont do random searches on suspicious people.. If people go to another club and cause trouble then the doormen there should of searched/dealt with them.



    That is the only club in plymouth i have ever been searched in, i kid you not!
    Also how do you define suspicious? i was wearing a shirt, jeans and shoes. Looked rather swish tbh.

    As I usually carry an SLR with me I tend to get searched but they tend to be friendly about it I don't mind them checking as it's their job to ensure that banned items don't get in.

    John

    DangerGod;8657095

    Yeah that sounds about right!



    Yep, that's nightclub managers for you. I have to deal with them on a daily basis! But seriously did they even have any rights to do that?!!

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    DangerGod;8657238

    That is the only club in plymouth i have ever been searched in, i kid you … That is the only club in plymouth i have ever been searched in, i kid you not!Also how do you define suspicious? i was wearing a shirt, jeans and shoes. Looked rather swish tbh.



    I dont know why you was searched. Maybe you was acting in a certain way etc.. i cant speak for them doormen.

    I perform random searches frequently and some places i have worked in have scanners and the real rough places have metal detectors etc. Maybe you dont normally get searched but others frequently do.

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    dymondgeezer;8657314

    Yep, that's nightclub managers for you. I have to deal with them on a … Yep, that's nightclub managers for you. I have to deal with them on a daily basis! But seriously did they even have any rights to do that?!!



    If you wasnt on their property they have no right to search you. They can call the police if they suspected you to be dealers but thats it really.

    DangerGod;8657238

    That is the only club in plymouth i have ever been searched in, i kid you … That is the only club in plymouth i have ever been searched in, i kid you not!Also how do you define suspicious? i was wearing a shirt, jeans and shoes. Looked rather swish tbh.



    I never saw anyone get searched in there, but I'm pretty sure my handbag got looked in when I went to Revs once.

    what about airport security? see a gay female guard requesting to search a 13 year old girl, you know, with her hands over clothes , chest and stuff. the wee girl was upset, it did seem to go on for a long time. do you have a right to request a person who would not find you sexually attractive. I mean i wouldnt be happy with a person of the opposite sex serching me in an intimate way? can you ask for a different security guard

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    angelfairee;8657469

    I never saw anyone get searched in there, but I'm pretty sure my handbag … I never saw anyone get searched in there, but I'm pretty sure my handbag got looked in when I went to Revs once.



    haha i usually go to Varsity

    craig guy;8657480

    what about airport security? see a gay female guard requesting to search … what about airport security? see a gay female guard requesting to search a 13 year old girl, you know, with her hands over clothes , chest and stuff. the wee girl was upset, it did seem to go on for a long time. do you have a right to request a person who would not find you sexually attractive. I mean i wouldnt be happy with a person of the opposite sex serching me in an intimate way? can you ask for a different security guard



    How do you know the female guard was gay, did you ask her?

    DangerGod;8657496

    haha i usually go to Varsity



    I don't think I ever stepped foot in there once in over three years of living in Plymouth...weird considering I was a student and definitely not fussy. I do miss Walkabout though.

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    angelfairee;8657524

    How do you know the female guard was gay, did you ask her?I don't think I … How do you know the female guard was gay, did you ask her?I don't think I ever stepped foot in there once in over three years of living in Plymouth...weird considering I was a student and definitely not fussy. I do miss Walkabout though.



    Yes im always in walkabout.. they are BOGOF cant beat it.. its always way to packed when the footys on.. will be mayhem for the worldcup. We were only speaking to the manager the other day.. they wont be banning england shirts

    she was gay, but i couldnt prove it, cept for asking her out for a date, however, for the sake of discussion, can you just take my word for it?

    DangerGod;8657549

    Yes im always in walkabout.. they are BOGOF cant beat it.. its always way … Yes im always in walkabout.. they are BOGOF cant beat it.. its always way to packed when the footys on.. will be mayhem for the worldcup. We were only speaking to the manager the other day.. they wont be banning england shirts



    Didn't someone die in there recently?!

    craig guy;8657567

    she was gay, but i couldnt prove it, cept for asking her out for a date, … she was gay, but i couldnt prove it, cept for asking her out for a date, however, for the sake of discussion, can you just take my word for it?



    No I can't, because I think you're making assumptions.

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    angelfairee;8657579

    Didn't someone die in there recently?!No I can't, because I think you're … Didn't someone die in there recently?!No I can't, because I think you're making assumptions.



    Yeah! not last bank holiday one before!
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