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Old 03-30-2012, 02:51 AM   #51
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Steve not only the price but panic buying, the ignorant buggers dont understand that the tanker drivers have to give 7 days notice before they or anyone else can strike. Government under fire over panic buying of petrol | Politics | The Guardian
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Old 03-30-2012, 02:53 AM   #52
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lol, steve.
i don't mind shifting lefty because the "H" is the same (can you imagine 1st being upper right?), but driving left and passing right goes against my nature and it must be subdued, especially on roundabouts.
i find i start drifting to the right into oncoming traffic on long straightaways when i get really tired after driving several hours in the uk and ireland.

coast to coast in a day can wear you out.
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:16 AM   #53
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Pfffff no bloody sympathy just a debate about maths
I didn't get any bloody sympathy for gas at $1.444/litre ($5.466/ US gallon) and that's this side of the pond.

BTW, I don't pay that. I pay $0.07 more per litre except on Thursdays when it's "only" $0.04 more per litre. That's for 91 AKI octane gas.

What octane and octane rating method is your regular gas? Here in Québec regular is 87 AKI which is approximately 91 RON.
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:42 AM   #54
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lol, steve.
i don't mind shifting lefty because the "H" is the same (can you imagine 1st being upper right?), but driving left and passing right goes against my nature and it must be subdued, especially on roundabouts.
i find i start drifting to the right into oncoming traffic on long straightaways when i get really tired after driving several hours in the uk and ireland.

coast to coast in a day can wear you out.
BT, I have the opposite problem. I don't find it hard to adapt to driving on the other side of the car and the road. Probably because 1.) I'm a natural lefty, and 2.) I have to make a conscious effort to adapt.

What throws me is when I come back home after a few weeks of British driving and still have an urge to get into my car on the passenger side.
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:02 PM   #55
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Pfffff no bloody sympathy just a debate about maths

hold on there, bolas. we have plenty of sympathy for those spending dollars more per gallon of gasoline than we are. the exact amount of sympathy that would be appropriate to assign did get bogged down, however, as we attempted to do the liter to gallon conversion, true enough. but bolas, you are the one who seemed to be quashing the need for our compassion with your talk of $15 dollar per day cigarettes and harleys. make up your mind, mate....

(i do feel for you anyway, bolas, and am glad you're done with those cigs)
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:14 PM   #56
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I cried like a baby when they were sold but at least I can keep my lungs

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Old 03-30-2012, 12:18 PM   #57
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I accept the gas prices for what they are. I currently pay about $4.20 in L.A. for regular. I also have other modes of transportation like my bicycles and the local buses that I can use to commute to work.
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$3.64 for regular, $3.91/gallon for high grade gas here in SC.
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I accept the gas prices for what they are...
We all do, out of necessity.
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I am roughly 33 miles one way to my job, which is why I applied today for a job less than 10 miles away. Gas is taking food off the table. Grr! I like to eat.
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