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R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 05:19 PM
The headline on Drudge is 5.00 per gallon gas by Memorial Day.
How many miles do you drive a day and how many MPG do you get...

Me 60 miles per day bout 28mpg

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/04/11/gas-prices-climbing-toward-5-per-gallon/

KurtCobain
04-11-2011, 05:22 PM
No fucking way. It's only dabbling around like 3.60 here now. I'd fucking shoot myself. I can't do that. Like that would tie up every "extra" dollar I make.

acesn8s
04-11-2011, 05:22 PM
About 20 in a 30mpg car and my wife goes about 90 miles a week for a doctor appt in a 20 mpg minivan.

acesn8s
04-11-2011, 05:24 PM
No ****ing way. It's only dabbling around like 3.60 here now. I'd ****ing shoot myself. I can't do that. Like that would tie up every "extra" dollar I make.That the idea. You have money and they want it. Every business wants your money.

Dartgod
04-11-2011, 05:25 PM
We should all pick a day and no one buy gas that day. That'll show 'em!

Donger
04-11-2011, 05:25 PM
$5 gasoline is about $160-175/barrel of crude. We are around $112 right now.

WV
04-11-2011, 05:26 PM
7 miles round trip to work....5 days every two weeks! Working from home is awesome!

Donger
04-11-2011, 05:26 PM
We should all pick a day and no one buy gas that day. That'll show 'em!

LMAO

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 05:26 PM
7 miles round trip to work....5 days every two weeks! Working from home is awesome!

Thats awesome

KurtCobain
04-11-2011, 05:27 PM
I really don't know what'd I do. We're talking about 30 bucks a day in gas as opposed to the already ridiculous 18 bucks a day. That's an extra 60 dollars a week by the end of may? I'm walking to the store and shit on the weekends already. I really don't think I can do it.

Detoxing
04-11-2011, 05:29 PM
If gas ever got that expensive I would be forced to stop driving and I'd have to take Public transportation. 28 Miles round trip for me, Car gets 32 MPG freeway but like 18-20 city.

Bump
04-11-2011, 05:29 PM
I drive like 10 miles a day I guess, so this will probably cost me like $20 per month to live. It is ridiculous that the government and the CEO's are in collusion to do this.

KurtCobain
04-11-2011, 05:29 PM
If this is true then I'll be spending more than half as much as I pay in rent on gas money each month.

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 05:30 PM
Well Donger did say a few weeks ago that we were all going to be fucked. And that's exactly what I am since I have to drive, there's no other alternative for me.

I drive 25-30 miles a day. My van gets 21-22 mpg, and my truck gets 14-15. Needless to say, the truck will be sitting a lot. The only good thing is that I get reimbursed for mileage driven during working hours.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 05:31 PM
I know my SUV sits alot more now and the Suzuki gets driven more on the weekends

KurtCobain
04-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Well Donger did say a few weeks ago that we were all going to be fucked. And that's exactly what I am since I have to drive, there's no other alternative for me.

I drive 25-30 miles a day. My van gets 21-22 mpg, and my truck gets 14-15. Needless to say, the truck will be sitting a lot. The only good thing is that I get reimbursed for mileage driven during working hours.

Fuck yeah. Gold.

I end up driving about 10-15 miles a day to pick up donations for my job, and get no reimbursement. I'm gonna have to fight for it if this happens. I only get about 14 miles to the gallon. That's five bucks a day.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 05:34 PM
people gonna start poking holes in gas tanks again soon.... it's coming, park where you can see your car

Buck
04-11-2011, 05:35 PM
I filled up last week at $4.29 a gallon for regular unleaded.

Sure-Oz
04-11-2011, 05:37 PM
Everyday for work i drive 60 miles total (coming and going). Then i drive 40 miles total to see the lady. Gas prices are killin me, need a part time job to assist in that shit

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 05:37 PM
Fuck yeah. Gold.

I end up driving about 10-15 miles a day to pick up donations for my job, and get no reimbursement. I'm gonna have to fight for it if this happens. I only get about 14 miles to the gallon. That's five bucks a day.
Well that's horseshit. The reimbursement doesn't help me a whole lot because the bulk of my driving is my commute downtown which isn't covered.

MIAdragon
04-11-2011, 05:38 PM
I really don't know what'd I do. We're talking about 30 bucks a day in gas as opposed to the already ridiculous 18 bucks a day. That's an extra 60 dollars a week by the end of may? I'm walking to the store and shit on the weekends already. I really don't think I can do it.

http://to27.com/files/2009/07/vespa.jpg

ride it bitch LMAO

Bump
04-11-2011, 05:38 PM
The oil execs and politicians are laughing all of the way to bank with this one. New 200 ft yachts for all of them!!

I don't think you people understand. Until the people rise up and start doing something, like violence, this will keep getting worse and worse.

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 05:38 PM
The oil execs and politicians are laughing all of the way to bank with this one. New 200 ft yachts for all of them!!

I don't think you people understand. Until the people rise up and start doing something, like violence, this will keep getting worse and worse.
ROFL

MIAdragon
04-11-2011, 05:39 PM
car gets 10mpg or so but I work from the house.

Donger
04-11-2011, 05:39 PM
The oil execs and politicians are laughing all of the way to bank with this one. New 200 ft yachts for all of them!!

I don't think you people understand. Until the people rise up and start doing something, like violence, this will keep getting worse and worse.

LMAO

notorious
04-11-2011, 05:40 PM
15-16 mpg without trailer. 8mpg with.

1500-3000 miles/month.


It will hurt, but I will just pass the cost down to the customer. The final link in the chain is almost always the one that gets screwed.

CoMoChief
04-11-2011, 05:40 PM
$5 gasoline is about $160-175/barrel of crude. We are around $112 right now.

Theyre saying eventually it's gonna get up to $200 per barrel.

Donger
04-11-2011, 05:41 PM
Theyre saying eventually it's gonna get up to $200 per barrel.

Not this year.

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 05:42 PM
LMAO
I'm not sure what you're laughing at, you're probably the first one on his list.

Donger
04-11-2011, 05:43 PM
I'm not sure what you're laughing at, you're probably the first one on his list.

That's why I'm laughing.

The only thing you little people can do to reduce the price of crude is to reduce your consumption. I've been saying that all along.

Renegade
04-11-2011, 05:45 PM
I heard on a Springfield station that gas was $1.79 on a National average this time last year. It is incredible that the price per gallon has doubled in 12 months. I would to own an oil field right now.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 05:46 PM
I drive close to 400 miles every night from terminal to terminal and I see just as much traffic as I ever have.

Big SUV's hauling ass down the highway all night long every night.

Fish
04-11-2011, 05:46 PM
The oil execs and politicians are laughing all of the way to bank with this one. New 200 ft yachts for all of them!!

I don't think you people understand. Until the people rise up and start doing something, like violence, this will keep getting worse and worse.

OK, but the revolution will have to be somewhere close by.... I don't have much gas money...

Bwana
04-11-2011, 05:46 PM
Wonderful

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 05:47 PM
That's why I'm laughing.

The only thing you little people can do to reduce the price of crude is to reduce your consumption. I've been saying that all along.
ROFL

Donger
04-11-2011, 05:51 PM
I heard on a Springfield station that gas was $1.79 on a National average this time last year.

No, it wasn't.

MIAdragon
04-11-2011, 05:52 PM
That's why I'm laughing.

The only thing you little people can do to reduce the price of crude is to reduce your consumption. I've been saying that all along.

or stick a straw in the north slope.

mlyonsd
04-11-2011, 05:55 PM
Buy oil stock and ride the wave baby.

MIAdragon
04-11-2011, 05:56 PM
I heard on a Springfield station that gas was $1.79 on a National average this time last year. It is incredible that the price per gallon has doubled in 12 months. I would to own an oil field right now.

08 was the last time it was under $2 other that that its been over 2 since at least 06.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 05:59 PM
http://66.70.86.64/ChartServer/ch.gaschart?Country=Canada&Crude=f&Period=72&Areas=USA%20Average,,&Unit=US%20$/G

Pants
04-11-2011, 06:01 PM
That's why I'm laughing.

The only thing you little people can do to reduce the price of crude is to reduce your consumption. I've been saying that all along.

Except it's pretty impossible with the infrastructure that has been built in most places.

Donger
04-11-2011, 06:02 PM
http://66.70.86.64/ChartServer/ch.gaschart?Country=Canada&Crude=f&Period=72&Areas=USA%20Average,,&Unit=US%20$/G

The drop from September to November in 2008 is simply amazing. I hadn't seen it in graphical format before.

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 06:03 PM
http://66.70.86.64/ChartServer/ch.gaschart?Country=Canada&Crude=f&Period=72&Areas=USA%20Average,,&Unit=US%20$/G
Wow look at all that fluctuation in consumption!

Donger
04-11-2011, 06:03 PM
Except it's pretty impossible with the infrastructure that has been built in most places.

No, it isn't. We somehow managed to reduce our national demand by something like 3% in 2008. It has been done. It can be done again.

Heck, some basic stuff in your own car can get you about a 5% reduction in mileage.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 06:04 PM
The drop from September to November in 2008 is simply amazing. I hadn't seen it in graphical format before.

I don't remember it being 1.61 though.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 06:04 PM
When the dollar is low the gas will be high

Donger
04-11-2011, 06:06 PM
I don't remember it being 1.61 though.

It actually got lower. $1.59 in late December 2008.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 06:07 PM
It actually got lower. $1.59 in late December 2008.

The graph is there to prove you are right but I don't remember it.

Donger
04-11-2011, 06:08 PM
The graph is there to prove you are right but I don't remember it.

It didn't stay there. It started climbing back up in 2009 early.

keg in kc
04-11-2011, 06:10 PM
Been thinking about buying a bicycle and riding to work. Sounds like a good time.

Pants
04-11-2011, 06:15 PM
No, it isn't. We somehow managed to reduce our national demand by something like 3% in 2008. It has been done. It can be done again.

Heck, some basic stuff in your own car can get you about a 5% reduction in mileage.

What kind of price decrease does a 3% cut in demand net?

loochy
04-11-2011, 06:16 PM
Good. Expensive gas will keep the riff raff off the road.

R8RFAN
04-11-2011, 06:17 PM
It didn't stay there. It started climbing back up in 2009 early.

Washington is in bed with big oil, and that's directed at both sides of the isle and it's always going to be that way.

MIAdragon
04-11-2011, 06:19 PM
The drop from September to November in 2008 is simply amazing. I hadn't seen it in graphical format before.

What caused that, over production?

Saulbadguy
04-11-2011, 06:20 PM
I'll call in sick twice a month to offset the costs, no big deal.

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 06:20 PM
What kind of price decrease does a 3% cut in demand net?
Well according to the chart, a 50% decline in price.

CrazyPhuD
04-11-2011, 06:22 PM
The oil execs and politicians are laughing all of the way to bank with this one. New 200 ft yachts for all of them!!

I don't think you people understand. Until the people rise up and start doing something, like violence, this will keep getting worse and worse.

You do realize this is all the government's fault for taking a massive shit on the dollar right? The money to pay for everything going on has to come from somewhere and right now it's coming from your wallet that pays gas.

BTW it's already $4.25 here and that's pre the recent oil jump.

jjchieffan
04-11-2011, 06:29 PM
$72 to fill my wifes minivan today. I felt like someone was holding me at gunpoint, because I know that I am being robbed, but there is nothing I can do about it.

Pants
04-11-2011, 06:32 PM
Well according to the chart, a 50% decline in price.

That makes perfect sense.

jjchieffan
04-11-2011, 06:36 PM
I remember in 08 when the price of oil plummeted, an oil exec was on TV saying how $40/barrel was unfair to the oil companies. I wonder if that fucker thinks that $112 is unfair to the consumer, or if he is just laughing all the way to the bank.

Saulbadguy
04-11-2011, 06:44 PM
Put all of your gas on a credit card and only pay what you feel is fair. Problem solved.

Simplex3
04-11-2011, 07:06 PM
I do 60 miles a day just to get to my client site. I'm smiling a lot when I start the little 4 cylinder Civic and I see some guy climbing in his monster truck covered in polished chrome.

TrickyNicky
04-11-2011, 07:10 PM
Time to buy a bike.

Donger
04-11-2011, 07:16 PM
The massive decline in price was due to many factors. A large global recession, speculators driving the price well above market fundamentals, our reduction in demand, etc.

Again, the only factor that you can influence is demand.

Donger
04-11-2011, 07:17 PM
I remember in 08 when the price of oil plummeted, an oil exec was on TV saying how $40/barrel was unfair to the oil companies. I wonder if that ****er thinks that $112 is unfair to the consumer, or if he is just laughing all the way to the bank.

$40 barrel makes new E&P unprofitable. Be careful what you wish for.

Donger
04-11-2011, 07:18 PM
What kind of price decrease does a 3% cut in demand net?

We are still the largest consumer of crude in the world. 3% may not sound like much, but it spooks the market.

Okie_Apparition
04-11-2011, 07:18 PM
Armed guards at parking lots and filling stations will put people back to work.

cdcox
04-11-2011, 07:22 PM
The massive decline in price was due to many factors. A large global recession, speculators driving the price well above market fundamentals, our reduction in demand, etc.

Again, the only factor that you can influence is demand.

The amount that the US can decrease demand will be quickly countered by an increase in demand by the growing economies of China and India. Globally, demand is going to go up until substitute fuels become available. About the only thing Americans achieve by reducing demand is to provide cheaper oil for China and India to grow their economies.

2bikemike
04-11-2011, 07:25 PM
I was driving 75 miles a day. As of this friday I will be down to less than 20.

seclark
04-11-2011, 07:35 PM
between the wife and i. back and forth from work. 70miles a day.
$30 a week to mow/weed
$10 a week for riding around on the bike.

anything else, extra.
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Donger
04-11-2011, 07:38 PM
The amount that the US can decrease demand will be quickly countered by an increase in demand by the growing economies of China and India. Globally, demand is going to go up until substitute fuels become available. About the only thing Americans achieve by reducing demand is to provide cheaper oil for China and India to grow their economies.

Yes, I know. But, like I said, it's the only thing WE can do. Crude is globally-traded commodity. But, if it's cheaper for them, it's also cheaper for us.

Donger
04-11-2011, 07:39 PM
$30 a week to mow/weed


Seriously?

CrazyPhuD
04-11-2011, 07:44 PM
BTW my BP stock is loving this.

seclark
04-11-2011, 07:45 PM
Seriously?

well, that's for gas, only...doesn't count for our time...w/both of us running, we can do it in 3.5 hours.
ain't bad for 11 acres and a very picky wife.
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edit* the wife does all the weed eating. i gotta bad back.

BigMeatballDave
04-11-2011, 07:50 PM
I wish I was in the same situation my friend in Cincinnati is.

His apartment is just a few blocks from where he works. Cincinnati's RTA route stops right in front of his place. He's a 10 min walk from Walmart.

He got rid of his car 18 months ago. So, no insurance and no gas.

eazyb81
04-11-2011, 07:59 PM
$30 a week to mow/weed


Is this an either or?

I doubt you are an effective mower after taking a few tokes.

seclark
04-11-2011, 08:03 PM
Is this an either or?

I doubt you are an effective mower after taking a few tokes.
copulate off. if i had weed, i wouldn't be worried about mowing the yard.
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Demonpenz
04-11-2011, 08:14 PM
I feel so helpless in times like this, I thought it couldn't get worse, but there it was 10 cents higher today. I am starting to worry.

Bump
04-11-2011, 08:16 PM
It's perception that is driving up the prices. OH NOES! WE ARE WAR WITH IRAQ! That MUST mean that oil is going to be tough to get!

there's no shortage, we aren't using more, ever since GW and the oil execs decided that they wanted RECORD profits and blew down the trade center, gas has been sky high. Ever. Since. That.

It's not a damn coincidence you morans.

Bwana
04-11-2011, 08:18 PM
It's perception that is driving up the prices. OH NOES! WE ARE WAR WITH IRAQ! That MUST mean that oil is going to be tough to get!

there's no shortage, we aren't using more, ever since GW and the oil execs decided that they wanted RECORD profits and blew down the trade center, gas has been sky high. Ever. Since. That.

It's not a damn coincidence you morans.

I don't even know where to start.......

LMAO

BigRedChief
04-11-2011, 08:19 PM
The headline on Drudge is 5.00 per gallon gas by Memorial Day.
How many miles do you drive a day and how many MPG do you get...

Me 60 miles per day bout 28mpg

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/04/11/gas-prices-climbing-toward-5-per-gallon/

74 miles at 19 mpg

KILLER_CLOWN
04-11-2011, 08:20 PM
Lindsay Williams said this would happen Late December so i can't say i'm surprised. I parked the Buick and bought a Civic knowing gas prices will be up to 3 dollars higher than now by the end of 2012.

JASONSAUTO
04-11-2011, 08:27 PM
I'm very lucky. The shop is two blocks from the house.

The truck gets about eight miles to the gallon if I drive it easy.

Caddy gets twenty on the highway.

handicapped access van gets around fifteen.
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Bane
04-11-2011, 08:30 PM
45 miles round trip 4-5 days a week @10-11 MPG.

GloryDayz
04-11-2011, 08:33 PM
44 miles a day... That's when I don't fly out of town, those weeks it's one 90-mile round trip. It could be worse... That being said, I'm thinking that with a paid-off truck, and smaller car might pay for itself in gas these days..

Dayze
04-11-2011, 08:49 PM
14 miles each day ; abotu 23MPG

underEJ
04-11-2011, 09:01 PM
I'm on the bike mostly these days. It's an electric assist bicycle that makes my range go from 6-10 miles or so and limited to modest hills to 15-20 and any hills including the one I live up that was the main deterrent from most bike trips.

Spending 1800 on an awesome bike seemed a bit of a splurge when I did it, and I almost opted out, but I'm well on the way to making it an even trade if gas prices remain at 4.00+ for 6 months or so. (That's versus the less awesome bike at 900, and still having to drive to work because the range wasn't good enough for the distance.)

My goal is to feel comfortable giving up my car within 2 years. LA still has some work to do on transit and safe biking, so I'm not sure I'll get there that soon, but I'm trying.

Bump
04-11-2011, 09:03 PM
by 2014, I imagine that the CEO's and republicans will be earning profits that enter the trillions.

GloryDayz
04-11-2011, 09:11 PM
by 2014, I imagine that the CEO's and republicans will be earning profits that enter the trillions.

Yeah, because the republicans want to drill in ANWR to lower the cost!! LOL...

Bwana
04-11-2011, 09:19 PM
by 2014, I imagine that the CEO's and republicans will be earning profits that enter the trillions.

One could only hope so! :thumb:

Guru
04-11-2011, 09:27 PM
http://66.70.86.64/ChartServer/ch.gaschart?Country=Canada&Crude=f&Period=72&Areas=USA%20Average,,&Unit=US%20$/GAnd this is why speculators should be shot.

digger
04-11-2011, 09:37 PM
60 miles 15mpg, stopped driving that switched to wife's car 25mpg.

GloryDayz
04-11-2011, 09:47 PM
And this is why speculators should be shot.

This...

Baconeater
04-11-2011, 09:47 PM
by 2014, I imagine that the CEO's and republicans will be earning profits that enter the trillions.
What are the CEOs possessing in that sentence Mr. Grammar Cop?

GloryDayz
04-11-2011, 10:07 PM
What are the CEOs possessing in that sentence Mr. Grammar Cop?

Evidently million's (whomever "Million" is!!!) in cash... LOL!!!

RJ
04-11-2011, 10:13 PM
Fucking ObushBama.

OnTheWarpath58
04-11-2011, 10:29 PM
Currently 60 miles round trip, 3 days a week. Car gets 30 MPG.

Next semester, I'm doing internship/Student Teaching, and the cooperating school is in a completely different direction than the university. I'll be looking at 90 miles round trip 3 days a week, and 40 miles RT the other two.

Bowser
04-11-2011, 10:30 PM
Between rising gas prices and GoChiefs getting banned, I'm gonnahaftasmackabitch.

KurtCobain
04-12-2011, 12:38 AM
Between rising gas prices and GoChiefs getting banned, I'm gonnahaftasmackabitch.

oh fvck

bowener
04-12-2011, 01:28 AM
It's cool! We got this covered. It all started 25 years ago, but the government is tired of covering it up now...

BossChief
04-12-2011, 03:25 AM
I drive anywhere from 300-700 miles a week and if this ends up being true, it will absolutely kill me even after getting .32 reimbursement per mile because my truck only gets 14.5/gallon with the topper and loaded with equipment.

Might have to talk to the owner about changing that reimbursement structure to keep in line with the increase in cost to us technicians.

salame
04-12-2011, 04:50 AM
i need a motorcycle

Over-Head
04-12-2011, 06:32 AM
Is this an either or?

I doubt you are an effective mower after taking a few tokes.
Bet ya a bag your wrong! LMAO

Over-Head
04-12-2011, 06:34 AM
And this is why speculators should be shot.

Try living on an island (NL not the actually island I live on) that pumps 59,000 barrels of crude every damn day less than 50 miles of our shores and pay the highest prices in Canada, as we ship every fucken drop to you bunch down south to be refined!!!:banghead:

KILLER_CLOWN
04-12-2011, 08:01 AM
Time to switch to diesel and sign a contract with a local restaurant to pickup all their cooking oil.

Deberg_1990
04-12-2011, 08:07 AM
About 52 miles per day. Get about 25 miles per. Considering buying a new car, but probably will hold on to it for awhile because what i lose in gas $$$, i make up for in not having a car payment.

Over-Head
04-12-2011, 08:11 AM
and a 5 cent a liter hike puts at $6.25 a gal.....

Deberg_1990
04-12-2011, 08:14 AM
I'll call in sick twice a month to offset the costs, no big deal.

heh, theres alot of companies who could save money, and their employees time and money by just having them work from home 1 or two days a week....People could VPN from home.

Deberg_1990
04-12-2011, 08:17 AM
The only thing you little people can do to reduce the price of crude is to reduce your consumption. I've been saying that all along.

So...is that what happened at the tail end of 2008? It went from $4 to $1.25 in a span of about 4 months.

Old Dog
04-12-2011, 08:18 AM
42 miles round trip 5x a week. Riding the motorcycle unless there's a 50% or greater chance of thunderstorms (not rain, that I have no issues riding in) in the forecast. It saves me just over a gallon a day vs driving the truck.

Deberg_1990
04-12-2011, 08:24 AM
No, it isn't. We somehow managed to reduce our national demand by something like 3% in 2008. It has been done. It can be done again.

Heck, some basic stuff in your own car can get you about a 5% reduction in mileage.


Alot of people just refuse to give up big vehicles. Here in Texas driving a big truck or SUV is a passionate way of life. I see people commuting in huge trucks and SUV's with only one person all the time. Maybe its slowly changing..i dont know.....i do know the auto manufacturers seem to be catering to the Mid size "crossover" smaller auto market now.

Dave Lane
04-12-2011, 08:24 AM
0. My commute to work is about 45 feet.

rageeumr
04-12-2011, 08:27 AM
20 miles round trip, but that's just to get to the office. On most days I visit at least one job site. I'd say I probably average 50 miles a day at 15 miles per gallon.

oldandslow
04-12-2011, 08:29 AM
So...is that what happened at the tail end of 2008? It went from $4 to $1.25 in a span of about 4 months.

Recession...demand destruction....price fell.

Donger is right about one thing. The only thing you can do is use less. I think we will remain on this roller coaster where prices will sky rocket and kill demand, then prices will lower...rinse and repeat.

A little devil on my shoulder tho is telling me CDCox is right and India & China will keep prices extremely high.

And I know no one wants to hear it, but conventional, easy, light sweet crude is getting harder and harder to come by. Tar sands, the Bakken field, etc, just aren't as good or cheap as Lybian sweet.

Over-Head
04-12-2011, 08:30 AM
0. My commute to work is about 45 feet. Lucky you!!

JD10367
04-12-2011, 09:01 AM
7 miles to work, I think, for both the wife and I.

'99 Saturn: 28/32 (on 87).
'03 Hyundai: 26/29 (on 87).
'09 Smart: 38/43 (on 91).

Alton deFlat
04-12-2011, 09:02 AM
60 miles round trip to work, at 16-20 MPG. At least my wife and I ride together, so that reduces our miles per day. Very little driving other than that.

tooge
04-12-2011, 09:28 AM
I drive about 30 miles a day and get about 20 mpg. I'll buy a fuckin scooter that gets 100 mpg and the oil companies can screw off if it gets that bad. I'd just use my truck when I need it

booger
04-12-2011, 09:30 AM
well, that's for gas, only...doesn't count for our time...w/both of us running, we can do it in 3.5 hours.
ain't bad for 11 acres and a very picky wife.
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edit* the wife does all the weed eating. i gotta bad back.

11 acres?

let some of that grass grow and start yourself a hay business on the side! :)

arrowheadnation
04-12-2011, 02:35 PM
This says prices are about to plummet. From Gas buddy.

Oil prices may be on brink of collapse
Posted in: Gas Prices, by Patrick DeHaan on Apr 12, 2011 02:10 PM
70 Comments retweet Share111 Think its impossible? Think again. Oil prices today are on the brink of collapsing. You may remember when this happened in 2008 when oil went from $148 to $30/bbl. While we won't see nearly the correction in prices as we did in 2008, there is some light at the end of the tunnel for motorists, a situation that's just developed in the last 48 hours.

It started with the talk of a cease fire in Libya Monday. Tuesday brought a firm warning from oil heavyweight Goldman Sachs, perhaps better known as a firm heavily vested in oil and petroleum. Their warning was that oil markets may be overbought, which, in addition to the possibility of a cease fire, added downward pressure on oil prices.

Just after Goldman Sachs, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Trade Commission released a statement saying they were joining forces to share intelligence to curb manipulation in markets. With these pieces of news, we've started this week seeing oil prices shed nearly $8 per barrel and wholesale gasoline prices have dropped over 10-cents per gallon.

Another factor that could help ease pressure on prices is if tomorrow's Department of Energy report shows large increases in gasoline inventories AND a drop in demand for petroleum. That would be a trifecta! Will we see oil prices drop? It certainly appears we're on the brink!

http://blog.gasbuddy.com/posts/Oil-prices-may-be-on-brink-of-collapse/1715-442725-518.aspx

soopamanluva
04-12-2011, 02:45 PM
102 miles a day.

Steron
04-12-2011, 03:05 PM
140 miles per day. 28 MPG.

Stewie
04-12-2011, 04:49 PM
I have a little over 38,000 miles on a car that I bought in May of 2006. So, not much.

Donger
04-12-2011, 04:49 PM
I have a little over 38,000 miles on a car that I bought in May of 2006. So, not much.

32,000 on my car that I picked up in December of 2001. :thumb:

Stewie
04-12-2011, 04:52 PM
32,000 on my car that I picked up in December of 2001. :thumb:

Is that your primary transportation? I don't hardly drive except to work and occasional errands. If it's a long distance trip I fly.

Baconeater
04-12-2011, 04:52 PM
So...is that what happened at the tail end of 2008? It went from $4 to $1.25 in a span of about 4 months.
heh

32,000 on my car that I picked up in December of 2001. :thumb:
How many miles have you logged in company vehicles in that time span?

Donger
04-12-2011, 04:54 PM
Is that your primary transportation? I don't hardly drive except to work and occasional errands. If it's a long distance trip I fly.

It's my primary method of ground transportation, yes.

Donger
04-12-2011, 04:55 PM
How many miles have you logged in company vehicles in that time span?

None.

Frosty
04-12-2011, 04:57 PM
Darn, Donger has me beat. My '05 Silverado is just under 32,000 miles. I bought it almost exactly 6 years ago. I did partly commute in my '01 Prizm (less than 3K a year at 40 mpg) but now that my son has his license, I am back part time in my pick up.

R8RFAN
04-12-2011, 06:49 PM
I have an 01 explorer with 35 k on it

crispystl420
04-12-2011, 07:11 PM
I have an 01 explorer with 35 k on it

How much do you owe on it?

Baconeater
04-12-2011, 07:59 PM
Pffft...my mom has you all beat, she has an 88 Escort with less than 50k on it.

Okie_Apparition
04-12-2011, 07:59 PM
This says prices are about to plummet. From Gas buddy.

Oil prices may be on brink of collapse
Posted in: Gas Prices, by Patrick DeHaan on Apr 12, 2011 02:10 PM
70 Comments retweet Share111 Think its impossible? Think again. Oil prices today are on the brink of collapsing. You may remember when this happened in 2008 when oil went from $148 to $30/bbl. While we won't see nearly the correction in prices as we did in 2008, there is some light at the end of the tunnel for motorists, a situation that's just developed in the last 48 hours.

It started with the talk of a cease fire in Libya Monday. Tuesday brought a firm warning from oil heavyweight Goldman Sachs, perhaps better known as a firm heavily vested in oil and petroleum. Their warning was that oil markets may be overbought, which, in addition to the possibility of a cease fire, added downward pressure on oil prices.

Just after Goldman Sachs, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Trade Commission released a statement saying they were joining forces to share intelligence to curb manipulation in markets. With these pieces of news, we've started this week seeing oil prices shed nearly $8 per barrel and wholesale gasoline prices have dropped over 10-cents per gallon.

Another factor that could help ease pressure on prices is if tomorrow's Department of Energy report shows large increases in gasoline inventories AND a drop in demand for petroleum. That would be a trifecta! Will we see oil prices drop? It certainly appears we're on the brink!

http://blog.gasbuddy.com/posts/Oil-prices-may-be-on-brink-of-collapse/1715-442725-518.aspx

I hope you're remembered come post of the year nomination time.

JD10367
04-12-2011, 08:07 PM
Pffft...my mom has you all beat, she has an 88 Escort with less than 50k on it.

Ah, the Escort. I owned two in that vintage (mid- to late-80s) as did a friend of mine. We referred to the accelerator as the "loud pedal". If you stomped on it, the car dropped into 2nd gear and screamed loudly but didn't go any faster, LOL.

R8RFAN
04-17-2011, 06:10 PM
Saudi slashes oil output, says market oversupplied

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's oil minister said on Sunday the kingdom had slashed output by 800,000 barrels per day in March due to oversupply, sending the strongest signal yet that OPEC will not act to quell soaring prices.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/17/us-saudi-oil-idUSTRE73G14020110417

Grab your ankles boys and girls

Guru
04-17-2011, 08:03 PM
Oversupplied and charging these prices? We're even more fucked.

Baconeater
04-17-2011, 08:09 PM
They are going to fuck us until we love them.

R8RFAN
04-17-2011, 08:14 PM
They are going to **** us until we love them.

ROFLROFLROFLROFL

MIAdragon
04-17-2011, 08:33 PM
Pffft...my mom has you all beat, she has an 88 Escort with less than 50k on it.

Don't blame her, I wouldn't want to be seen in that either.

JASONSAUTO
04-17-2011, 08:36 PM
Pffft...my mom has you all beat, she has an 88 Escort with less than 50k on it.

79 cadillac just went over 65k
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prhom
04-17-2011, 09:10 PM
32,000 on my car that I picked up in December of 2001. :thumb:

Now I feel really bad. We put 20k on our Durango just last year and I didn't drive to work at all. Fortunately that driving was done in a company truck at 120 miles per day.

ChiefGator
04-17-2011, 09:38 PM
I walk to work and back every day, or occasionally take public transportation when I am feeling lazy. I put about 20 miles on my car a week, quite often less. And the best thing is, I get a nice 30 minute workout each morning and afternoon.

The bad thing is, it's going to be hot as hell and muggy as hell again soon here in central florida.

ExtremeChief
04-17-2011, 10:28 PM
65 miles a day.. 17 mpg... suck.

ROYC75
04-17-2011, 10:44 PM
172 K on a 2006 Trailblazer, and I work from home.

Other than all of the travel Basketball, it get's used a lot. Gas pumps love us.:D

Mr. Flopnuts
04-18-2011, 02:12 AM
This says prices are about to plummet. From Gas buddy.

Oil prices may be on brink of collapse
Posted in: Gas Prices, by Patrick DeHaan on Apr 12, 2011 02:10 PM
70 Comments retweet Share111 Think its impossible? Think again. Oil prices today are on the brink of collapsing. You may remember when this happened in 2008 when oil went from $148 to $30/bbl. While we won't see nearly the correction in prices as we did in 2008, there is some light at the end of the tunnel for motorists, a situation that's just developed in the last 48 hours.

It started with the talk of a cease fire in Libya Monday. Tuesday brought a firm warning from oil heavyweight Goldman Sachs, perhaps better known as a firm heavily vested in oil and petroleum. Their warning was that oil markets may be overbought, which, in addition to the possibility of a cease fire, added downward pressure on oil prices.

Just after Goldman Sachs, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Trade Commission released a statement saying they were joining forces to share intelligence to curb manipulation in markets. With these pieces of news, we've started this week seeing oil prices shed nearly $8 per barrel and wholesale gasoline prices have dropped over 10-cents per gallon.

Another factor that could help ease pressure on prices is if tomorrow's Department of Energy report shows large increases in gasoline inventories AND a drop in demand for petroleum. That would be a trifecta! Will we see oil prices drop? It certainly appears we're on the brink!

http://blog.gasbuddy.com/posts/Oil-prices-may-be-on-brink-of-collapse/1715-442725-518.aspx

So it's not so post to get so high after all?

ClevelandBronco
04-18-2011, 02:53 AM
At present, zero scheduled miles per day @ 15 mpg.

Donger
04-18-2011, 09:29 AM
Oversupplied and charging these prices? We're even more ****ed.

OPEC doesn't set pricing. They can influence it (or attempt to influence it), however, by doing stuff like this.

R8RFAN
04-18-2011, 10:19 AM
This won't help either

<tt><tt><tt>S&P MOVES USA OUTLOOK TO NEGATIVE (http://www.cnbc.com/id/42643384)</tt></tt></tt>

tomahawk kid
04-18-2011, 10:25 AM
Oversupplied and charging these prices? We're even more ****ed.

Isn't that exactly what happened in 2008?

Alton deFlat
04-18-2011, 10:57 AM
Crude has dropped about $3 per barrel today. Of course it did that last week too, and then creeped back up some again.

Donger
04-18-2011, 10:58 AM
Isn't that exactly what happened in 2008?

No.

Donger
04-18-2011, 10:58 AM
This won't help either

<tt><tt><tt>S&P MOVES USA OUTLOOK TO NEGATIVE (http://www.cnbc.com/id/42643384)</tt></tt></tt>

That'll probably drop crude.

RedThat
04-18-2011, 11:00 AM
I think pretty soon I'll be riding my bike to school **** this sh*t

teedubya
04-19-2011, 02:49 PM
New Oil Math! $107 = 4.23 a gallon 2011? in 2008= $147 = 4.17 a gallon?

So...WTF is going on Donger?

Donger
04-19-2011, 02:51 PM
New Oil Math! $107 = 4.23 a gallon 2011? in 2008= $147 = 4.17 a gallon?

So...WTF is going on Donger?

You apparently don't know the difference between the national average and local spot pricing.

That's what's going on.

Saulbadguy
04-19-2011, 04:14 PM
New Oil Math! $107 = 4.23 a gallon 2011? in 2008= $147 = 4.17 a gallon?

So...WTF is going on Donger?

The bottom has fallen out!!!

teedubya
04-19-2011, 04:19 PM
The bottom has fallen out!!!

I think the oil indu$try make$ their rule$ up a$ they go along.

R8RFAN
04-19-2011, 04:47 PM
New Oil Math! $107 = 4.23 a gallon 2011? in 2008= $147 = 4.17 a gallon?

So...WTF is going on Donger?

I think this has alot to do with the value of the dollar now

Donger
04-19-2011, 04:49 PM
I think this has alot to do with the value of the dollar now

No, it doesn't. The national retail average is $3.81/gallon, not $4.23/gallon.

Donger
04-19-2011, 04:50 PM
I think the oil indu$try make$ their rule$ up a$ they go along.

Oil companies don't set the price of crude.

R8RFAN
04-19-2011, 04:54 PM
No, it doesn't. The national retail average is $3.81/gallon, not $4.23/gallon.

so you think inflation affects everything except oil?

Donger
04-19-2011, 04:58 PM
so you think inflation affects everything except oil?

I'm merely pointing out that Ari was trying to make a comparison based on incorrect data.

In 2008, crude hit $147/barrel and the national retail average of gasoline hit $4.17/gallon.

In 2011 (now), crude is at $107/barrel and the national retail average is $3.81, not $4.23 which Ari was trying to claim.

In short, Ari was trying to find some Big Oil meanie reason why gasoline is higher now at $107/barrel than it was when crude was $147/barrel (which it isn't).

So, he was and is wrong (again).

Fat Elvis
04-19-2011, 04:59 PM
Oil companies don't set the price of crude.

Goldman Sachs does.

R8RFAN
04-19-2011, 05:09 PM
I'm merely pointing out that Ari was trying to make a comparison based on incorrect data.

In 2008, crude hit $147/barrel and the national retail average of gasoline hit $4.17/gallon.

In 2011 (now), crude is at $107/barrel and the national retail average is $3.81, not $4.23 which Ari was trying to claim.

In short, Ari was trying to find some Big Oil meanie reason why gasoline is higher now at $107/barrel than it was when crude was $147/barrel (which it isn't).

So, he was and is wrong (again).

How high will it have to get to keep people at home more?

Donger
04-19-2011, 05:11 PM
How high will it have to get to keep people at home more?

I think we are already there. This has been discussed in the other thread, but I suspect that people probably begin curtailing around $3.50/gallon. I do wonder if it was more of a shock in 2008 than it is now, and people are just kind of resigned to their fate.

R8RFAN
04-20-2011, 03:34 PM
Donger, this is what I was talking about...

$6 Gas? Could Happen if Dollar Keeps Getting Weaker (http://www.cnbc.com/id/42683030)

Donger
04-20-2011, 03:36 PM
Donger, this is what I was talking about...

$6 Gas? Could Happen if Dollar Keeps Getting Weaker (http://www.cnbc.com/id/42683030)

Sure, a weak (or weaker) dollar usually results in crude prices increasing.

R8RFAN
04-20-2011, 03:40 PM
Sure, a weak (or weaker) dollar usually results in crude prices increasing.

The trend I have noticed is the higher gold price is, the higher oil is...
The higher gold is the weaker the dollar is.