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Sept. 3rd- National Don't Buy Gas Day

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Jeff 151, Aug 30, 2005.

  1. Jeff 151

    Jeff 151 Monkey

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    Yep, title pretty much says it all. The word is spreading, saw it on MSDHW.com (local NorCal ride site.) Get the lead out.
     

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  2. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Basic economic theories would all indicate that this is really stupid.

    And:
    Where do you think most non-major gasoline companies get their gas? It is all made in the same handfull of factories then distributed. Especially here in California, where our strict air-quality laws require a "special" blend of gasoline, different than every other state. Which makes it more expensive to produce... So it's only made in a handfull of refineries.
     
  4. Jeff 151

    Jeff 151 Monkey

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    Not sayin' it's gonna make gas any cheaper, just would be neat. Forget Ciaran, just do it.
     
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    Why, to ensure long gas lines the following day? Get a job.
     
  6. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    You couldn't forget me if you tried.

    ;)
     
  7. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I totally love "don't buy gas day"!!
     
  8. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

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    I celebrate "don't buy gas day" as much as I possibly can. But if my car needs gas that particular day I'm going to the gas station.
     
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    :stupid:
     
  10. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Cool, shorter lines for the rest of us :)
     
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    blt2ride Turbo Monkey

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    That's the first day of a three day weekend; this is going to be a hard one to do. I say we have National, steal gas day." I wonder if there are any pump first gas stations left? :confused:
     
  12. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    :stupid:

    Or the day before. Either way, it all evens out.

    Stupid idea.
     
  13. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Aahhh.... But wait. What if we....um...hmmm.... no...It's a dumb idea...
     
  14. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    A coworker just sent me this one. :rolleyes:
     
  15. genpowell71

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    I'm down with that. Especially since I ride my bike to work these days.
     
  16. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    How about a don't burn gas day. Ride your bike, turn off the AC and the lights and enjoy the evening watching the stars from yer stoop.
     
  17. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    That would probably work better I would think.
     
  18. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    BBBWWWAHAHAHAHAHA... "turn off AC.." HAhAHAHAHHAHA!!!

    :p
     
  19. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    that sound dreamy :heart: :heart: :love: ;) ;)
     
  20. Westy

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    Best enjoyed with your favorite mudhunny and a bottle of moonshine.
     
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    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Hippie.
     
  22. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Yuppie.
     
  23. blt2ride

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    That sounds like a good idea to me. However, we don't have "stoops" in California...
     
  24. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    Idiots. To change things, it is going to take a lifetime commitment & a change in your gas guzzling lifestyles...not just 1 day. :rolleyes:
     
  25. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    I support the don't burn gas day. Nice one Westy!
     
  26. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    Wooo Tulips!!!!
    people need to invest in corn thats the money fuel :D
     
  27. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Hang out on your walled off 20 square foot of lawn then. ;) Decks, porches, balconies and roofs will also work.
     
  28. Reactor

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    How about a "ride your bike to work and laugh your ass off at all the cars in line at the gas station" day?
     
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    By the end of my 75 ride into work I don't think I'd have the energy to laugh at anybody... :dead:
     
  30. dh girlie

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    Yeah...what in tarnation is a 'stoop'?
     
  31. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Sounds like people in Atlanta will be celebrating NO GAS WEEK by the weekend...
     
  32. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Cultureless heathens ye west coasters are.

    The 'stoop' from Sesame Street.


     
  33. dh girlie

    dh girlie MISS MISSY (geek)

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    Well...there are lotsa ranch style houses here...they have 'stoops' downtown and in SF...
     
  34. Heidi

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    Ohhh, I like this one as well. :thumb:
     
  35. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Gas is projected to rise at least 45 cents by the weekend...

    :dead:
     
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    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Where the crap did you hear that?
     
  37. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    its 3.15 here
     
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  40. firetoole

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    and I bet the "oil misers" will keep the price up for as long as they can