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Old 09-01-2005, 08:12 AM   #41
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so much for my trip to pennsylvania in december *sigh*


I'll keep my fingers crossed that it'll go down by then. I still want to meet!
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Old 09-01-2005, 08:22 AM   #42
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I work nights and yesterday (Wednesday) it was $2.54 for 85 octane (regular), when my wife filled up at 4PM it was $2.68 and when I went to work at 11PM it was $2.89. $0.35 increase in 1 day! This is insane! And of course this is all happening when we have 4 road-trips that we're obligated to... and in a car that gets around 17mpg...

I know this sounds stupid, but I will never forget the last time I filled up for less than $1/gal... It was November 17, 2002 in Cheyenne, WY and I paid $0.98/gal. I can't remember my Mother's birthday but I can remember that date!
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Old 09-01-2005, 08:23 AM   #43
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On the way into work I notice one of the places I pass was now at $2.99. They are not the least expensive place I usually check, but I am sure it will be going even higher this week.
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Old 09-01-2005, 09:25 AM   #44
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Paid $3.39 for 93 octane(that was all they had) this morning.
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Old 09-01-2005, 09:47 AM   #45
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Doesn't this all have to do with Katrina? I heard that two oil refineries were put out of order. They all have said we should be more independent with this oil. My niece in Georgia called on her way home from work, said all the gas stations had long lines. Everyone worried they are going to start rationing gas. People are going to start to panic. They have suggested that the whole country boycott the stations for one day and see what the results would be. Having something control our lives like this is truly unfair. Seems whenever something is necessary they use that to their advantage. This all stems from greed. ARen't some people considerting using corn or soy bean oil? So much other things on people's mind already and then to cause more problems? My son rides his bike 26 miles to work one way. Hope someone doesn't find cause to resent it. Life is always presenting problems. Too much for us to handle alone. We all have to try to do our best.
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Old 09-01-2005, 12:34 PM   #46
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well yesterday we paid 0.98/litre=3.92/gal......today well pay 1.18/litre=4.72/gal........somethigns gotta give!!
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Old 09-01-2005, 02:48 PM   #47
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well yesterday we paid 0.98/litre=3.92/gal......today well pay 1.18/litre=4.72/gal........somethigns gotta give!!
yeah, its been around $4.60-4.80 this week with no sign of going down to much
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Old 09-01-2005, 03:06 PM   #48
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Notice they only drastically increase the price of things people really need, gas, milk etc, and never the things you don't need, like cigerettes or beer.
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Old 09-01-2005, 04:01 PM   #49
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Notice they only drastically increase the price of things people really need, gas, milk etc, and never the things you don't need, like cigerettes or beer.
here in canada cigarettes got taxed fairly heavily and are now $7-10 per pack. Luckily I don't smoke, but it seems like everything is going to get taxed, here atleast.
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Old 09-01-2005, 05:25 PM   #50
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On CNNHN they had a gas station in the USA with a price tag of 4.99 a gallon for regular.
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