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Old 07-30-2011, 11:22 AM   #91
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Ours made an 8 cent jump overnight.

It happened here also! I needed to top off the tank today and it was $3.83 up 9 cents since yesterday!
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:22 AM   #92
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I don't understand the wide range of prices in our own neighborhood. Earlier in the week I saw 3.66 at one station - right across the street it was 3.51. Later in the day - the first station was 3.63 - the other station was 3.59. Is anyone else as confused as I am over the reasoning or lack thereof in the pricing?
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:32 AM   #93
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a coworker who lives in eastern pa. has mentioned the gas deal with the big bird.

he accumulated so many discounts once that he took his truck to fill up as well as several 5 gallon gas cans for his power equipment, and he got it for under a dollar a gallon.
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:41 AM   #94
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Yeah, I think they have a 30 gal limit now.
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:48 AM   #95
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I fill my tank when it hits half full. I suppose I got used to doing this before we had so many stations here. When we moved here years ago, there was only a mom n pop station and it closed at 6:00 pm - just the time I usually needed gas then coming home from work. Since we are retired I don't need to fill up often unless we are traveling in my car. Dh fills his truck every week - lately about $60.00 a pop.Our gas bill is higher now than our grocery bill was when we were first married.
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:55 AM   #96
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I fill my tank when it hits half full. I suppose I got used to doing this before we had so many stations here. When we moved here years ago, there was only a mom n pop station and it closed at 6:00 pm - just the time I usually needed gas then coming home from work. Since we are retired I don't need to fill up often unless we are traveling in my car. Dh fills his truck every week - lately about $60.00 a pop.Our gas bill is higher now than our grocery bill was when we were first married.

Remember when you used to pull in, ask for $2.00 worth and the guy washed the windshield and checked the oil
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:40 PM   #97
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Try this: GasBuddy. If I can save 10cents a gallon by purchasing gas at a station that's on my tour route for the day, I'll do it!
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:52 PM   #98
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LOL!!! I drive right by the station we always use, every day back and forth from work. They are a 24/7 convenience store. Shrek gets really weird if I don't know how much gas is in the car on any given day. I look on payday and fill up then, it's never less than 1/2. Round trip my drive is 4 miles.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:02 PM   #99
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One of our grocery chains here, Tops, gives a discount for gas starting at $.10 a gallon up to $1.40/gal depending on how much you buy in grocs. during a certain period. Once in a while, they give double gas points, and I took them up on it. I use premium gas (not by choice - it's what my car requires) and I waited till it was on fumes and filled up at dollar less a gallon -saving $14!!
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:11 PM   #100
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A local grocery here does the same but there is an expiration date. Unfortunately, it isn't a store I use much and neither is the gas station, so I miss that often. I think I saved .20 a gallon the last time I used it, and 20 gallons is a limit. Since I didn't need 20 gallons, I forgot and let the time run out.
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