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Sept 2 and 4 - National Buy Gas Day

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by narlus, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    just do it.
     

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  2. MudGrrl

    MudGrrl AAAAH! Monkeys stole my math!

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    ummm...I think I'm gonna need to get some tomorrow...
    is that all right?
     
  3. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Funny. What if I bought gas on BOTH days?
     
  4. BikeGeek

    BikeGeek BrewMonkey

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    Are you driving an H2? :)
     
  5. dh girlie

    dh girlie MISS MISSY (geek)

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    HAHAHAH! My mom and this other friend of mine that send the lamest emails sent me that one about not buying gas...oohhhh what a GREAT idea! :rolleyes: THAT will show those damn oil guys who's in charge!
     
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    jacksonpt Turbo Monkey

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    I drive an SUV... if I don't get gas AT LEAST every other day I'm in trouble. I mean geesh - it's 10 miles one way to work for me... then if i have to pickup the kids from daycare...
     
  7. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    a 20 mile commute and you need gas every 2 days? damn.
     
  8. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    I bought gas today.



    That is all...
     
  9. dh girlie

    dh girlie MISS MISSY (geek)

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    I got some yesterday....bout 47 bucks worth...guy next to me was fillin up a Prius...
     
  10. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Dayum you people drive a lot. Unless I am travelling far for races or to see family I can get by with a fresh tank every two weeks or so. Of course I have 9 hours worth of driving planned this weekend:dead:
     
  11. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    i bought gas today, too. call me a modern day patriot
     
  12. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    you still gonna buy that V8 cherokee? :sneaky:
     
  13. Jeff 151

    Jeff 151 Monkey

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    Don't confuse the idea of not buying gas on one day with a serious effort to affect ANYTHING. The oil-choked auto culture in the US has me so frustrated that the idea of a one day gas boycott seemed cool, if only symbolic. I expected a little more relating from a cycling site.
     
  14. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Ummmm.......... duh. :rolleyes:
    Damn hippy. :mad:
    Y'ain't been 'round these parts long, have ya? :rolleyes:
     
  15. dante

    dante Unabomber

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    such as people actually suggesting real boycott ideas, like riding to work not buying gas at all? if more people ride to work, then less gas is purchased, which leads to lower prices, and especially more money saved by the people who didn't use gas but rode instead.

    :thumb:

    not buying gas on a certain day is dumb. not buying gas (or a whole lot less) for a month is a lot more likely to get a result.
     
  16. ThePriceSeliger

    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    I just spend 65 dollars on gas, it truly sucks ASS
     
  17. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Vote with your pocketbook and your bike. :thumb:
     
  18. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Goddammit - PARK IT! :mad:
     
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    DRB unemployed bum

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    gas thread to the top
     
  20. narlus

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    ride yr new cuervo around.
     
  21. ThePriceSeliger

    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    Thats why I am at home right now, trying to avoid wanting to do anything.
     
  22. ThePriceSeliger

    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    My El Cuerevo is somewhere in the Huricane :nope:

    My sister is driving it to my school for me so I wouldn't have to pay for shipping. From Amarillo, TX to Northampton, Mass, she cought a bit of the storm, and I hope it doesn't hurt my baby.
     
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    DRB unemployed bum

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    RANCH. We are all together.
     
  24. rpk1988

    rpk1988 90210

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    Does anyone own an H2 or some sort of large gas guzziling car/truck on here. I would like to know what your bill is after a full refill.

    I bought gas today too for $2.99. It only costed me $37.
     
  25. buildyourown

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    We have 2 vehicals: A VW tdi that gets 50mpg, and a 8000# f350 crew cab that gets about 18mpg. I only drive the truck when I need a truck.
    It costs over $100 to fill my ford. At least it holds 6 people.
     
  26. narlus

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    northampton? what prep school are you going to? northfield? does yr sister go to smith or mount holyoke?
     
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    Suck it up Princess. ;)
     
  28. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    You the one bitchin', beyotch. ;)
     
  29. dh girlie

    dh girlie MISS MISSY (geek)

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    I have a jeep grand cherokee and it cost me about 47 bucks on a bone dry tank at 2.99...:dead: but a tank usually lasts me about 10 days and my commute is about 36 miles per day.
     
  30. Freak

    Freak ...............................................

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    Yea, I have a Dodge 2500 diesel, and it will cost me around $100 to fill it up. It does however get 20mpg when not towing. Yes, it does sit at home most of the time unless we're towing the trailer somewhere.
     
  31. narlus

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  32. blt2ride

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    Doesn't everyone listen to Bush? During his press conference today, he said "Only get gas if you need it." WTF is that supposed to mean? I don't know about you, but I'm going to spend $3.00 on a gallon of gas unless I really, really need it. I hope his plan is better than just that...
     
  33. Shmoe

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    Spend 25 Canadian today. Should last me a few weeks.

    Drive an efficient car, dont use AC (roll down your windows) only drive when you have too, and dont floor it unless neccesary.

    Really, gas is cheap compared to what I know alot of you spend on vehicles/insurance/bikes. Gas isn't ever going to be cheap again. Some lately at the pump with an H2 with huge spinners was complaining about gas prices. Give me a break.. I gladly let her know that the amount her wheels cost could have bought my car and gas for 2 years. haha.
     
  34. blt2ride

    blt2ride Turbo Monkey

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    According to Mythbusters, your car will use more gas with the windows down. Apparently, when driving on the freeway, the drag from the windows being down will use more gas than running the AC. You don't have to suffer... :thumb: