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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by Just_Believe18 View Post
    Wow, Jack. Wow. You just proved you don't even read posts, you just inflame the discussion. You posted this one minute after I spent 20 minutes analyzing and writing a responsive discussion to your post! It's like you just read the first sentence and skipped the rest! I specifically addressed everything in your last post.

    Just_Believe18 - Post #473 8:47PM
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    ... and you still haven't addressed my question to you and GiancarloC . Where is the solar and wind power for residential homes?

    I'm not talking about some left wing dream blog or an Obama administration spin piece. I want something real. Is that too much to ask? I'm guessing it is.

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    CowboyBob, you and GiancarloC need to give it a rest.

    How about actually addressing a statement without the personal commentary?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Springer View Post
    ... and you still haven't addressed my question to you and GiancarloC . Where is the solar and wind power for residential homes?
    Are you asking why the Government, or a Public Utility hasn't already provided this, or why those out there who are offering those services are restricted from advertising through government bureaucracy?

    You know the same groups like ALEC that actually write local, and state legislation.

    I'll give you three hints who the biggest contributors to ALEC are, and the first two don't count.

    I'm not talking about some left wing dream blog or an Obama administration spin piece. I want something real. Is that too much to ask? I'm guessing it is.
    No, you're just asking the wrong questions apparently, and refusing to research it any further.

    The "green technology" is out there, and if enough Americans stop sitting on their asses and pissing and moaning about "how Obama isn't fixing shit," it's possible to be pretty self efficient without waiting for an "ad" somewhere.



    Back to this thread!

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by GiancarloC View Post
    First off... he called all the Obama voters uninformed. And I responded... yet his post remains? There was no personal commentary.
    Boo hoo!

    Strap on a pair and deal with!

    If this is the only place you encounter that message, then I'm sure you can survive.

    $4.19 for Mobil and 76 here today.
    For regular unleaded?
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    ^ You still didn't answer my last question.
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Gas was $3.65 on Sunday night then dropped down to $3.55 Monday morning...So they're Fucking with us on the weekends and cut is a worthless break during the work-week...


    Quote Originally Posted by maxpowr9 View Post
    I chuckle over the fact that I could pretty much buy a McMansion in Georgia for $300k and that would barely get you 1Ksqft in the Boston area.
    Maybe not a Mcmansion but something close to it...A Family recently bought the Beautiful show Home across the street from me that was going for $250...3 levels with 6 bedrooms, 5 Full baths & 1/2...

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Gas was 3.47 on my way home. I think it might have gone down a smidge, but I can't remember what it was before tonight. I just hope it doesn't go up in the morning when I stop in to fill up.
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    OMG...just use public transport!

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Yeah, what public transport would that be?
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by TX-Beau View Post
    Yeah, what public transport would that be?
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    LOL. Never seen one of those.
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    The point is guys - stop bitching about gas prices and do something about it like finding alternative ways to commute (or telecommute) etc. Anyway, gas prices are nothing compared to Europe where affectively you pay 8 bucks a gallon or more!

    Oh wait ..this is CEP...drama central...nm
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by cgymike View Post
    The point is guys - stop bitching about gas prices and do something about it like finding alternative ways to commute (or telecommute) etc. Anyway, gas prices are nothing compared to Europe where affectively you pay 8 bucks a gallon or more!

    Oh wait ..this is CEP...drama central...nm
    You are quite the amusing human.

    Why, pray oh wise one, tell us is Europe's gas price so high? There is no way that in a string of countries much tighter packed than the very spread out america that there socialistic ideas culminated into mass trans that is now paid for by massive taxes on fuel. They could have the same driving economy but it doesn't make sense. Just like mass trans would bankrupt this country. Mass trans doesn't earn a profit or break even anywhere in the united states. Even NYC.... that system is massively subsidized.

    I personally like Europe's mass trans but know it would not work in this country. Every medium sized city that has installed a trolley car for navigating downtown has pretty much eaten the cost and then saw almost zero usage. This isnt Europe so please try and get over it.

    And oh yeah in a non socialist country where we don't pay for everything from diapers to adult diapers and everything in between, we are completely entitled to complain about gas prices rising magically with no specific market forces. Especially since we are running the market. The only reason I can see is the fact that the Dow hit a five year high at fourteen thousand.

    Still your ignorance of the nature of the USA and the fuel pricing situation is alarming. Have great morning on the bus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by centexfarmer View Post
    ^ You still didn't answer my last question.
    ... and he still hasn't answered my question.

    I paid $3.66 early this morning -- wanted a full tank before 'Q' hit.

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Springer View Post
    Wind and solar power are currently non-existent -- if you doubt that -- please tell me where I can compare and purchase solar or wind power making equipment for my home.
    .
    I doubt I'm imagining the hundreds of wind turbines out on the prairies in Oregon, or the thousands in California.

    As for buying such things, I can go to any of four local electrical supply stores, builders supply stores, and even sporting goods stores for solar gadgets, and the farm store for a wind generator suitable for my power needs. So what part of nowhere do you live in?

    "Thirty-one* states allow all qualified citizens to carry concealed weapons. In those states, homosexuals should embark on organized efforts to become comfortable with guns, learn to use them safely and carry them. They should set up Pink Pistols task forces, sponsor shooting courses and help homosexuals get licensed to carry. And they should do it in a way that gets as much publicity as possible. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by GiancarloC View Post
    What question is that? Tell me... and let it be not a loaded question.
    "Where is the solar and wind power for residential homes?"

    I've asked the question in several posts. Give me a link or show me an ad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kulindahr View Post
    I doubt I'm imagining the hundreds of wind turbines out on the prairies in Oregon, or the thousands in California.

    As for buying such things, I can go to any of four local electrical supply stores, builders supply stores, and even sporting goods stores for solar gadgets, and the farm store for a wind generator suitable for my power needs. So what part of nowhere do you live in?
    Where can I buy a solar or wind powered system for my home?

    Show me an ad from TV or a newspaper.
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Springer View Post
    Yep -- JB's world is a 'bubble'.

    I have yet to see an ad in any of the local papers, on local or national TV with a legitimate solution using solar or wind power for home use.
    I'd say you're closing your eyes. There are ads in the Oregonian and the Statesman, Oregon's two largest papers, for solar shingles, solar panels, solar sheeting, solar water heaters, and more on a fairly regular basis. If they're here, they're in the bigger urban areas, especially ones with more sunlight than western Oregon.

    "Thirty-one* states allow all qualified citizens to carry concealed weapons. In those states, homosexuals should embark on organized efforts to become comfortable with guns, learn to use them safely and carry them. They should set up Pink Pistols task forces, sponsor shooting courses and help homosexuals get licensed to carry. And they should do it in a way that gets as much publicity as possible. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Springer View Post
    ... and you still haven't addressed my question to you and GiancarloC . Where is the solar and wind power for residential homes?
    If the "top 100" homes for sales posting down at one of the local real estate agencies is to be believed, some fourteen percent of local properties for sale are outfitted with solar and/or wind. It's a big selling point.

    "Thirty-one* states allow all qualified citizens to carry concealed weapons. In those states, homosexuals should embark on organized efforts to become comfortable with guns, learn to use them safely and carry them. They should set up Pink Pistols task forces, sponsor shooting courses and help homosexuals get licensed to carry. And they should do it in a way that gets as much publicity as possible. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by cgymike View Post
    OMG...just use public transport!
    I have better things to do than wait for a bus that comes by once every ninety minutes, costs $4 for a ride, and frequently doesn't get to my destination faster than I can bike it -- and costs twice as much or more than driving.

    "Thirty-one* states allow all qualified citizens to carry concealed weapons. In those states, homosexuals should embark on organized efforts to become comfortable with guns, learn to use them safely and carry them. They should set up Pink Pistols task forces, sponsor shooting courses and help homosexuals get licensed to carry. And they should do it in a way that gets as much publicity as possible. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by JayHawk View Post
    Mass trans doesn't earn a profit or break even anywhere in the united states. Even NYC.... that system is massively subsidized.
    Mostly because automobile travel is heavily subsidized.

    "Thirty-one* states allow all qualified citizens to carry concealed weapons. In those states, homosexuals should embark on organized efforts to become comfortable with guns, learn to use them safely and carry them. They should set up Pink Pistols task forces, sponsor shooting courses and help homosexuals get licensed to carry. And they should do it in a way that gets as much publicity as possible. "

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Springer View Post
    Where can I buy a solar or wind powered system for my home?

    Show me an ad from TV or a newspaper.
    I don't live where you do. But I suggest you go to a local electrical supply store, and they can tell you easily. They'll probably let you choose from multiple different systems, and charge you an outrageous price to install it.

    Frak, I can walk down to the auto supply store and buy roll-up or fold-up solar units made for various uses -- including recharging batteries or supplying extra power for boats.


    edit: for that matter, both Home Depot and Lowes carry a number of solar systems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GiancarloC View Post
    Come to California please.

    http://www.energy.ca.gov/wind/overview.html

    I'll give you a guided tour. You pay for gas lol.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Gor...Pass_Wind_Farm

    And many of these wind farms are not a new thing... they have been around for decades. They generate a great deal of power... a lot that power goes to homes. Certainly better than that leaking reactor at San Onofre.

    http://www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov/

    We lead the nation in solar panel installation too... whether it is for homeowners or larger facilities that generate wide spread power. Almost 1500 MWs state wide. I'm not sure if the subsidies and rebates are still in effect for homeowners... but I believe they are.
    knock, knock

    I'm not talking about government spin.

    I want you to show me a company that is in business to offer solar and wind systems for residential use. Something that 'joe blow' can install on his home.

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    Why aren't people installing these in their homes?

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Do any of you remember the last time you went inside the Gas station and paid for your Gas with Cash? I use my Debit card @ the Pump 24/7..I pump & casually glance at the other Pumpers seeing if they're Eye-Candy worthy then I'm out......…

    A couple of pages back GianCarloC said he goes inside the Gas station every other day to get 3 Hot dogs, extra Chilli and a 32oz Sprite. I was surprised he admitted that in this public forum…

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Time for confessions!

    My Mobil gas credit card says I have been a member since before I was born. I do pay for my own gas as monthly, I write my mom a check to pay for my gas.

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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Quote Originally Posted by loki81 View Post
    pumping your own gas is illegal in NJ, so I've got no reason to get out of my car... I'm usually busy screwing around on my cellphone or inputting my destination into my GPS.
    ..LOL...Illegal?...Are they afraid one of y'all will steal the whole pump?...You New Jersians are off the Damn Chain....I am scared of NJ and I don't know if I'll visit your state anytime soon....

    How in the Hell is it LEGAL for Jersey Women to wear those Big Ass hair-do's and all that Clown-makeup but it's illegal to pump some damn gas?
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    Not as bad as food prices or electricity rates.

    I'm trying to put a "positive" spin on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loki81 View Post
    it's illegal in Oregon too.

    it was a law passed in the 1940's under the pretext that pumping gas back then was dangerous... since then, it's stayed on the books. every couple years it seems to come up for a vote, and New Jerseyans vote to keep pumping gas illegal because, well, it sucks. I'm nice and toasty and dry in my car on those cold winter days.

    I've heard justifications for it along the lines of lower insurance costs for gas station owners, and job creation since they've got to hire more attendants. we've still got some of the lowest gas prices in the country.
    In MA we have "self-service" and "full-service". The former means you pump the gas yourself while the latter means you have an attendant which charges you 20-cents more per gallon for his services. Course now, we have cash/debit/relative credit card vs credit card payments. You can save about 7 cents more per gallon if you pay with the former.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kulindahr View Post
    Mostly because automobile travel is heavily subsidized.
    What do you mean because the roads are paid for? Tell you what I will pay for the rails... you still wont make one dime of profit on running the train 'cars'.... or do you mean something else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kulindahr View Post
    I'd say you're closing your eyes. There are ads in the Oregonian and the Statesman, Oregon's two largest papers, for solar shingles, solar panels, solar sheeting, solar water heaters, and more on a fairly regular basis. If they're here, they're in the bigger urban areas, especially ones with more sunlight than western Oregon.
    That might be one of the differences between here and the West. (No, Springer isn't "here" but about 250 or so air miles...close enough, same region.) Didn't California have the first wind farms? I can't say that I've ever seen any kind of advertising for alternative energies, other than the geothermal alternative which is sometimes sent with my electric bill. Of course that's because THEY install it...and in nearly all cases the installation is more expensive than what one will ever get out of it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kulindahr View Post
    If the "top 100" homes for sales posting down at one of the local real estate agencies is to be believed, some fourteen percent of local properties for sale are outfitted with solar and/or wind. It's a big selling point.
    I don't see much of that here at all. Solar panels around here are incredibly rare.

    Quote Originally Posted by MisterMajestic View Post
    A couple of pages back GianCarloC said he goes inside the Gas station every other day to get 3 Hot dogs, extra Chilli and a 32oz Sprite. I was surprised he admitted that in this public forum…
    Though unlikely, it is possible that the gas station actually has the best hot dog chili in the area, or something. I've certainly stopped at gas stations which had some of the best fried chicken I find on the road.
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    Pumping your own gas in New Jersey is illegal?! Around here everyone pumps their own gas. It's not hard to do.

    Maybe it's illegal there because they don't think they have the ability to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CowboyBob View Post
    Pumping your own gas in New Jersey is illegal?! Around here everyone pumps their own gas. It's not hard to do.

    Maybe it's illegal there because they don't think they have the ability to do it.
    Nah!

    They want to protect those high paying minimum wage jobs along the Jersey Turnpike.

    I'm willing to bet they won't wash your windows or check your tire pressure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kulindahr View Post
    Mostly because automobile travel is heavily subsidized.
    What a curious statement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GiancarloC View Post
    Yea we have major windfarms that power thousands of homes... they are scattered throughout the state in high wind areas. The projects actually started in the 1960s... I've brought up one project where construction started in the 1960s.
    Altamont Pass was the first wind farm I ever saw - was that the earliest? Being in a climate transition zone as it is, it's almost always windy there.
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    Re: Reality Check: How are gasoline prices in your area?

    back to topic

    Gas prices continued to go up nationwide, with the average cost of a gallon of regular, unleaded gas rising on Thursday for the 35th consecutive day.
    a hello to jockboy

    Maryland also remained above the national average on Thursday, with a gallon of gas increasing to $3.79. In Virginia, gas prices also rose to $3.69.
    people's discretionary income is dropping hard and fast as more and more goes into the tank - think i read recently that on avg. 4% of american's income goes to gas for their automobile(s)

    wonderful

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...ps-4-a-gallon/

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    More than four percent for me but I log around 2000 miles a month usually and that is without long trips....meh.

    Paid 3.68 to fill up the F150 today... I must say I didnt give two shits how much it costed... I had an amazing blast just four wheelling through the foot of snow in KC... it was awesome....
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    ^ good for you

    i actually have been driving a wee bit less

    sandy created lines/shortages which necessitated my not driving and i found it was not so bad

    but i take the subway to work and i have reduced my weekend jaunts - can't say that it's been a hardship

    but i've been paying $4+ for far too long and my thoughts are really for those who rely on gas to get to/fro most everywhere

    NYC is mass transit centric but is an outlier

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    Yup sho nuff.... but the rest of America or might I say MOST of America has been slowly adjusting to this for a long time.

    Gas would have to go above seven dollars a gallon for me to change what i do.... just saying... and since oil sands become profitable at five fifty... i wont have to worry about it in my life.

    Today in KC was a prime example of what will happen to america should power disappear for a length of time. People have no clue how to handle any sort of diversity... even if it means just sitting it out for long enough. Gas and other prices are going to increase as time goes on if one uses the last 100 years as an example of what occurs with prices over time.
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    Rangers just took the lead 2-1 over Ottawa - NHL is so awesome

    you're not very "price elastic" are you

    $7 ?

    oliver north money ??

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    Gas here in southern Mississippi is around $3.649. It's a bit nuts, and I'm glad I filled up last week before it hiked up about 20 cents.

    I was really happy back in September of last year when prices sunk lower and lower. I put on about 8000 miles in 2 weeks so the lower the price, the better!

    One thing I think the US Government needs to do is raise fuel taxes. From what I understand, the rate hasn't changed in years, and we have a huge network of old roads that are crumbling and need maintenance. I'm willing to shell out a few more cents per gallon if that means higher-quality roads. Some of the best roads I've driven on are the toll roads in Florida. Tolls pay for maintenance and upkeep on those roads and it definitely shows. If we can do that for the entire country, we'll be made.
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    I hear ya Fred... can I call you Fred?

    I hear ya ... we need to invest in our auto infrastructure instead of losing value mass trans systems. Until the US population hits some where north of a billion we wont have enough people to justify the vast distances requiring coverage. So in the next five hundred years we need to maintain those roads. The bridges are what concern me the most. Perhaps it is the amount of miles I have driven and the number of scary bridges I have driven over. Perhaps it just makes sense to repair what you own.

    3.77 here today...

    Chance I budget for 4 dollars a gallon and when it goes up to 4.50 I will budget for five. I pay a lot to drive my truck around when I use it instead of the Mazda. I am happy I have it and will enjoy its use in the mountains over the next several years. An investment, if you will.





    Yet yesterday in a foot of snow I was quite pleased to drive past all of the eco friendly jack asses who decided their Prius could handle a foot of snow. Morons.... I took great pleasure in rooster tailing snow onto their cars as I drove past. Then I went and helped folks in vehicles who had a reasonable expectation that they could drive home once freed from their snow drift. Those other folks I let wait the five hour delay it was for a tow. Maybe next time they will stay home. I have no patience for morons.

    :endrant:
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    Quote Originally Posted by JayHawk View Post
    I hear ya Fred... can I call you Fred?

    I hear ya ... we need to invest in our auto infrastructure instead of losing value mass trans systems. Until the US population hits some where north of a billion we wont have enough people to justify the vast distances requiring coverage. So in the next five hundred years we need to maintain those roads. The bridges are what concern me the most. Perhaps it is the amount of miles I have driven and the number of scary bridges I have driven over. Perhaps it just makes sense to repair what you own.

    3.77 here today...

    Chance I budget for 4 dollars a gallon and when it goes up to 4.50 I will budget for five. I pay a lot to drive my truck around when I use it instead of the Mazda. I am happy I have it and will enjoy its use in the mountains over the next several years. An investment, if you will.





    Yet yesterday in a foot of snow I was quite pleased to drive past all of the eco friendly jack asses who decided their Prius could handle a foot of snow. Morons.... I took great pleasure in rooster tailing snow onto their cars as I drove past. Then I went and helped folks in vehicles who had a reasonable expectation that they could drive home once freed from their snow drift. Those other folks I let wait the five hour delay it was for a tow. Maybe next time they will stay home. I have no patience for morons.

    :endrant:
    Only morons were out yesterday in the heavy snow keeping state, county and city snow removal vehicles and emergency crews from doing their jobs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loki81 View Post
    3.45 @ Wawa today (not that I was getting gas, I just got it 2 weeks ago, but I thought of this thread as I was grabbing coffee and a sandwich)
    2 Weeks!!! At least once a week fill up for me. Price is still $3.67 according to gas buddy -- staying inside today while the roads clear off.

    Locally we historically have some of the lowest prices but not now.

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    Yeah I know Jack Morons and essential personnel. The essential folks had vehicles and ability to be in the snow. However, as caller after caller reported on KMBZ they were told to come in or be fired. That is the kind of wanton lack of compassion and care you get from employers in red states who may fire at will and for no legit cause.
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    Quote Originally Posted by loki81 View Post
    I don't drive that much my daily commute is about a mile, and since I'm the only one of my friends who doesn't live with their parents, my place is usually the hangout spot.

    my car is 10 years old and just hit 60,000 miles.
    O_O Holy shit.....

    My two cars are six and seven years old respectively. They have a combined almost 400 thousand miles............

    So doing the math... I drive per year what you do in ten....
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    4.37 9/10 for regular.

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    It's up to $3.69 @ gallon unleaded regular here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JayHawk View Post
    Yeah I know Jack Morons and essential personnel. The essential folks had vehicles and ability to be in the snow. However, as caller after caller reported on KMBZ they were told to come in or be fired. That is the kind of wanton lack of compassion and care you get from employers in red states who may fire at will and for no legit cause.
    FYI -- that includes the US Government who made their employees drive in and get stuck.

    I hope you are naive enough to believe all the people who call into talk radio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Springer View Post
    FYI -- that includes the US Government who made their employees drive in and get stuck.

    I hope you are naive enough to believe all the people who call into talk radio.
    Argumentative little thing, aren't you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by loki81 View Post
    I don't drive that much my daily commute is about a mile, and since I'm the only one of my friends who doesn't live with their parents, my place is usually the hangout spot.

    my car is 10 years old and just hit 60,000 miles.
    . . . that's a 'Little Old Lady from Pasadena' car Loki.

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    Argumentative little thing, aren't you?
    just facts.

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