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Old 07-10-2008, 11:47 PM   #91
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Old 07-11-2008, 08:15 AM   #92
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Here in Aus Petrol Stations are starting to get cunning. They are putting out of order signs on some of the pumps during the cheaper days of the week and removing them from them on the more expensive days. This has been happening for a while now and only just hit the news.
I don't see how that helps them. If a cheap day is $3.50 and they sell gas that day then they are at least earning $3.50 per gallon. If they put an out of order sign up then they are not earning anything. Why would it benefit them to not earn anything over earning $3.50 or whatever the cheaper price is? Something is more than nothing.
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$4.07 which is why my van is currently on "E"
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Old 07-11-2008, 09:48 AM   #94
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Old 07-11-2008, 09:00 PM   #95
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it finally reached $5 a gallon in town for high test.
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Old 07-11-2008, 11:59 PM   #96
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I don't see how that helps them. If a cheap day is $3.50 and they sell gas that day then they are at least earning $3.50 per gallon. If they put an out of order sign up then they are not earning anything. Why would it benefit them to not earn anything over earning $3.50 or whatever the cheaper price is? Something is more than nothing.
Yes I dont get it either but it is happening.

Here is the story on it the day after when the Coles/Shell appologised for it.

Coles sorry for rorting drivers over petrol scam | The Daily Telegraph
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Old 07-12-2008, 08:52 AM   #97
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Our cheapest here is 1.19 a litre for unleaded and 1.32 a litre for deisel - approx double that in US dollars. That is 4.51 and 4.99 a US gallon, doubling makes it around $10 a gallon for deisel.
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Old 07-12-2008, 11:50 AM   #98
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I paid $3.90/gallon when I bought gas on Wednesday. Last time I bought gas at this station is was $3.96.
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It was 3.99 yesterday. Then evening came around it jumped to 4.09.
Still 4.09 except one gas station where they dropped it to 3.98.
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My SUV (Honda Acura) only takes premium so we are paying about $4.30/gallon here in Missouri. In two weeks' time we will be driving all the way to Oshkosh, Wisconsin for the EAA Airventure. It will be an 8-hour drive and I dread the thought of having to fill up my car for that trip.......but then, who am I to complain -- I get 30 miles/gallon in cruise....
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