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Why did the price of gas just go back up?

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  1. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Yesterday afternoon it was 88.4 cent/litre. By mid-evening it was 96.9...Are levees breaking somewhere I'm not aware of or something?
     
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  2. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    the quebecois are charging you more....every french-speaker's still getting it for 88 c/L.

    SS, there was a place in Mass which was selling under $2. lowest in my area is $2.15
     
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  3. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I KNEW IT!! Damn them! Damn them to HELL!!!
     
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    ours just went down. i paid 2.47 a gal. yesterday morning and drove back past the same gas station later and it was at 2.37 a gal.
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    $2.05/gal here.
     
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    douglas Chocolate Milk Doug

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    keeps going down around here ($2.40's right now)
     
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    i was thinking god had something to do with it.
     
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    down to 2.12 here.... was 2.21 on sunday
     
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    because the price is controlled by a bunch of thieves

    btw, ours is $1.95/gallon now
     
  11. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    You mean world commodity market traders, right?
     
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    dwaugh Turbo Monkey

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    Why is it so low for everyone? The average around here is probably something like $2.57.
     
  13. SkaredShtles

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

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    Wouldn't theives still be charging $3/gal? :confused:
     
  14. SkaredShtles

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

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    It's called Simple Economics. You should have learned about it at some point in school......... :think:
     
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    Cooter Brown Turbo Monkey

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    nah, they're getting some heat about the price gouging that occurred so the price is being knocked down so their 4Q profits won't be nearly as high and the average for the whole year won't look quite so bad

    http://www.kotv.com/main/home/storiesNL.asp?whichpage=1&id=93319
     
  16. SkaredShtles

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

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    Your tinfoil hat appears to be a bit loose........... :think:
     
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    Cooter Brown Turbo Monkey

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    dammit! I just had it re-fitted too because the global warming is shrinking my melon :cool:
     
  18. SkaredShtles

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

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    Just put one of those little rubber bands through it and around your chin. Works great for my kids' firefighter helmets. :thumb:
     
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    $2.379
     
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    thats the price for Glory in PNW
     
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    Cooter Brown Turbo Monkey

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    rubber bands won't work, they get jowl juice on them and start deteriorating

     
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    Best I've seen around me is $2.67
     
  23. SkaredShtles

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

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    That one is really well fitted. :thumb:
     
  24. RhinofromWA

    RhinofromWA Brevity R Us

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    This morning I saw a 76 and Shell gas station at $2.529 I think the lowest I have seen it just north of Seattle is $2.429 at ARCO.
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I just paid 2.31 this morning. Washington used to be cheaper, what happened? Higher prices AND you have to pump it yourself, that's great!
     
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    RhinofromWA Brevity R Us

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    You would think with refineries in our back yard it would be cheaper....

    But now that we affirmed that the majority of the population wants to pay the HIGHEST gas tax in the country. :rolleyes: ......I guess cheapish gas is a fairytale.

    When Katrina hit we stayed fairly steady and increased slowly compared to the rest of the country. Now that everyone else has gone back down.....I guess gas companies are holding onto the extra $$$ as long as they can. :eviltongu

    Haven't seen anything close to $2.31 near me yet. Oh and Washingtonians can figure out how to get the gas in their own cars. :D I hate it when someoneelse gasses my truck up....it is too wierd. lol:cool:
     
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    Now that thay cant use the whole Katrina thing as an excuse to keep prices artificially inflated. they have been forced to lower the price back to where it was.
     
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    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Where is your evidence that prices were "artificially" inflated?
     
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    Cooter please send your tin foil hat to Jabuttri immediately.
     
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    what the fvck the cheapest around here is 2.839/gal.
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    we still have the cheapest gas in the world so why do Americans still whine so much????....D
     
  32. SkaredShtles

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

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    When things are good, people complain. Think of it as a good sign!
     
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    i think venezuela and saudi arabia have cheaper gas than the US.
     
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    I think its cause we have the most gass guzzling cars
     
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  36. SkaredShtles

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

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    Have you seen the politicians falling all over each other to lambaste the oil execs?

    They smell easy votes.

    Goddam politicians. :mad:
     
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    Yeah, it seems pretty short-sighted and stupid. If they attack our domestic producers they are only going to help increase our reliance on foreign companies.:angry:
     
  38. SkaredShtles

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

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    Well - with elections like they are, politicians are *encouraged* to be shortsighted and stupid.

    Or maybe that's just the way they are. :p

    Am I in the PD forum? :think:
     
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    You all are some lucky ****ers. The cheapest place for gas is where I work at $2.479. Most other places are between $2.60-2.90 a gallon.
     
  40. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Well one week later it's back exactly where it was. 88.4 cent/litre.

    There was NO justification to hike the price for 1 week.... bastards...