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Old 04-23-2007, 09:40 AM  
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Gasoline at $4 Coming to a Pump Near You, Unfazed by Rising Tab

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Pretty alarmist, IMO, but possible.

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Old 02-20-2013, 02:10 PM   #3976
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It's $3.99 here. I realize that part of that is state taxes and WV's are far too high, but even still we shouldn't be hitting this mark yet.
I don't care about local/spot prices. Only the average matters in such an analysis.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:14 PM   #3977
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Let's look at 2008, just for fun:

February 2008

Crude is $99. Gasoline is $3.11

September 2008 (after the high of $147 in July)

Crude is $96. Gasoline is $3.73
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:15 PM   #3978
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I think I'll demand to pay less for gas tonight, since it's only the national average that matters.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:18 PM   #3979
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I think I'll demand to pay less for gas tonight, since it's only the national average that matters.
Of course local prices matter to the individual. That's why I wrote what I did. And it's accurate, if unpleasant.

You can always go inside and negotiate with the station. I've done it before.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:22 PM   #3980
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Let's look at 2008, just for fun:

February 2008

Crude is $99. Gasoline is $3.11

September 2008 (after the high of $147 in July)

Crude is $96. Gasoline is $3.73
And you're telling me the Govt can't control the differentials in pricing? Yeah okay.
We are set to become the worlds largest oil producer in the next 5 or so years and are always near or at the top in gas consumption. They could certainly influence pricing if they so chose. Too many people getting rich is the problem.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:22 PM   #3981
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You can always go inside and negotiate with the station.
...yea, ill just roll up to my local Exxon tonight and negotiate the price with Abdul.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:23 PM   #3982
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Of course local prices matter to the individual. That's why I wrote what I did. And it's accurate, if unpleasant.

You can always go inside and negotiate with the station. I've done it before.
before or after you filled up?
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:26 PM   #3983
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And you're telling me the Govt can't control the differentials in pricing? Yeah okay.
We are set to become the worlds largest oil producer in the next 5 or so years and are always near or at the top in gas consumption. They could certainly influence pricing if they so chose. Too many people getting rich is the problem.
No, I'm telling you they CAN. It's just a really bad idea.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:27 PM   #3984
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...yea, ill just roll up to my local Exxon tonight and negotiate the price with Abdul.
I didn't say whether or not I was successful.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:32 PM   #3985
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I didn't say whether or not I was successful.
I think you should determine the national high, and pay that. Seeing as you you derive so much enjoyment from everybody else paying too much.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:36 PM   #3986
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I'm fortunate where I can drive 15 or so minutes to either Md or Va and save significantly on gas, but it doesn't change the fact that prices are too high everywhere.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:36 PM   #3987
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I think you should determine the national high, and pay that. Seeing as you you derive so much enjoyment from everybody else paying too much.
No thanks.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:43 PM   #3988
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:47 PM   #3989
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I'm fortunate where I can drive 15 or so minutes to either Md or Va and save significantly on gas, but it doesn't change the fact that prices are too high everywhere.
Have you run the numbers to see how much that actually saves you?
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