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Old 06-08-2008, 11:47 PM   #31
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We're at $3.98 in Atlanta. I hope you win the car Mav. Bless your heart I know you could use it!

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Old 06-09-2008, 12:02 AM   #32
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I am almost afraid I already used up our luck. We got the 98 Accord from one of DW's clients, it had been sitting in their driveway for almost a year unused. Perfect shape, low miles, and we worked out a deal with them. $500 down and $2,500 in labor at $40 an hour on their gardens. Plenty of work to be done on their property so they are happy, and we didn't have to put out much money which is good as we don't have much to put out anyway, LOL.
Either way I am praying incessantly for that Civic Hybrid! So I appreciate any prayers I get on it, LOL.
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Old 06-09-2008, 12:08 AM   #33
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I paid $4.31 yesterday. Didnt fill the tank cause most places around tow are about $4.10 but I was in the desert with no fill stations within 40 miles.
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Old 06-09-2008, 01:56 AM   #34
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Around $5.50 - fortunately DH's company pays for his gas so that helps a lot over weekends and when we go away.
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Old 06-09-2008, 02:15 AM   #35
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$3.81 or $3.85 for regular, and I think there's still a few places with $3.89 regular... Which means that Premium ranges $4.11-$4.19.

I try to comfort myself by reminding me that Europeans have been paying a lot more before it started going up than we are right now, and also in the fact that at 100$ for 50 gallon drum we should be paying $5/gallon but aren't. lol
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Old 06-09-2008, 02:18 AM   #36
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So does the dog. She likes to bounce between the back seat and the rear cargo area.
having animals loose in a vehicle where thay can get to the front seat is very dangerous. i know of a couple of people who had a dog (or cat or bird) jump onto them while they were driving and caused them to have an accident. one girl i knew had her dog jump on her chasing after something while she was driving on a highway, causing her to go off the road and down an bluff and crash. the dog was killed, and she spent years rehabilitating, losing sight in one eye and a lot of motor coordination on one side of her body.

so, for the sake of everyone ELSE on the road, please crate of tie down your dog to the back seat or rear compartment.

getting back on topic, i just filled up at $3.83 for regular.
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Old 06-09-2008, 02:46 AM   #37
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It's up to 4.19 a gallon here.
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Old 06-09-2008, 03:13 AM   #38
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Using my google and my handy pocket calculator - $5.83 American dollars. I guess it has to travel further to get here!
I use diesel which is more expensive than ULP and yesterday US $6.55 a gallon, is diesel more expensive where you are
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Old 06-09-2008, 03:54 AM   #39
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Wait a minute! I said she jumps between the back seat and rear cargo area. She does not come up to the front seat.
She hops in the back seat. IN THE BACK SEAT!
Okay? Got that? She is not a danger to anyone. Get it? Don't start with me, I used to be a cop and I know what safety is.

So I take it you have a secure cage or something seperating the back seat from the front, because as an ex cop you will know that anything unrestained in the back becomes a missile in an accident, possibly killing those it hits...

There was a graphic depiction of the damage an unbelted rear passenger can have on the front occupant in a documentary the other day - startling!

Doing a bit of research [on thinkseatbelts.com] I found that unrestrained people/animals in a 30mph accident are flung forward with a force of between 30 to 60 times their own weight - so a Border Collie of say 50lb would be thrust forward with a force of at least 1500lb.

So all of you that do carry anything loose in the back may want to think about that.....
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Old 06-09-2008, 04:07 AM   #40
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Please let's stay on topic (how much you pay for gas). If you have an issue with someone, please do it through PMs.


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