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They are predicting it to be down to about $2.25 here soon.


Oh well, I gotta buy it no matter what it costs.



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They are predicting it to be down to about $2.25 here soon.


Oh well, I gotta buy it no matter what it costs.



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Thats good news, hopefully here too. I can finally fill my tank then :wink:

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In four days it has gone down to $2.33 this am!! :clap:

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In four days it has gone down to $2.33 this am!! :clap:


Wooohooo! Its been under 2 bucks for a while, its around $1.75 in my area, slightly up from previous days, still great :D

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When I was up in Tennessee over the holidays, the price was $1.46 a gallon!


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Now see - it's been creeping back up on us out here. It was down to $1.68 ~ 1.73 for a while but now it's up to $1.9x again.


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Now see - it's been creeping back up on us out here. It was down to $1.68 ~ 1.73 for a while but now it's up to $1.9x again.


Yeah, now here too.

BTW, DrM congratz on 3000 posts!!! What are you going to do now? ( great set up :wink: )

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Yeah, Happy F*&^kin New Year we are gonna suck you dry again...
I mean New Year's day it went up a dime and has been steadily going up ever since.....
up to $1.69 here in KC, but that was this morning...last night it was $1.59.... :yack:

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I'm going to Disneyland ... well, about a 1/4 mile away actually. But then I'll be back here posting some more. :P


:lol: :clap:

Hey, good doctor, let us know how all the Disney characters are doing...lol

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So how was Disneyland?

Paid 1.82/gal for gas last night.....going back up and down again.....
how about the rest of you? :wtf:

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Went to my local Speedway gas station , paid $1.79/ Gal. Not bad imho.

It beens flirting in the vicinity of 2 dollars for a while. My uncle told me in Canada hes pays $1 a liter, more a less, thats costly.

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I paid $1.79 yesterday with my discount from the grocery store (up to 15 gals.) otherwise it is $1.95! :yack:

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Wait until around July/August when demand goes up combined with a little inflation action (since the Government just prints money now when it needs it).

I'm guessing $5 to $6 a gallon...It'll be SWEET!

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$1.99 is the cheapest out here in Kings Park (Long Island). All the other stations en route to/from work hover around $2.05-2.09.

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Paid $1.67 at a local Quik Trip today. :x Damn stuff getting expensive again. Thought Barak was
going to give us free gas. :?


I wish he would, :D :D :clap:

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Wait until around July/August
I'm guessing $5 to $6 a gallon...It'll be SWEET!




You are not serious are you whitsbrain?? :wtf: :x

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I'm guessing $5 to $6 a gallon...It'll be SWEET!




You are not serious are you whitsbrain?? :wtf: :x


I am waiting for the free gas. :D

I like Speedway gas stations, they give cool rewards.

http://www.speedway.com/FindUs/StoreLocator/

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I'm guessing $5 to $6 a gallon...It'll be SWEET!




You are not serious are you whitsbrain?? :wtf: :x


Well, it will be at least $4 a gallon by late summer. And my predictions are just as accurate as flipping a coin. :wink:

Let's see, demand goes way up in the summer, so supply goes down. Congress and the current administration have shown their disdain for tapping our own vast supplies of oil, meaning even the threat of own supply isn't present.

The economy will pick up by late summer (despite Obama's attempts to destroy it), so people will start spending a little more again and since we've been printing money making the dollar worthless and inflation a reality...hold on...

No, I take it back. I'm thinking $5 to $6 by late summer.

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Well, I hope your coin flipping isn't reality....and the current administration hasn't been in long enough to predict anything..... :wtf:
not even three months...geesh give it time. I am hopeful........

our gas is up to $1.99...and I know the cause as everyone else does-----big oil stopped producing so they can make a profit again because people, FINALLY, are using other means of transportation---bus, bike, train and the like. I am all for one of the strategists who was talking to a farmer who said it was time to add more ethanol and use what we have over here.........
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Can't be Big Oil, Obama said he was going to bring those big bastards to their knees. :P
Is Bush and Haliburton still in charge? :lol: As for time well since the Democrats took over Congress
in 2006 mid-term elections and the White House in 2008 it didn't take them long to wreck the stock market,
ruin the economy, throw 5-6 million people into the unemployment line, and then pick the NCAA men's tournament
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Well, I hope your coin flipping isn't reality....and the current administration hasn't been in long enough to predict anything..... :wtf:
not even three months...geesh give it time. I am hopeful........

our gas is up to $1.99...and I know the cause as everyone else does-----big oil stopped producing so they can make a profit again because people, FINALLY, are using other means of transportation---bus, bike, train and the like. I am all for one of the strategists who was talking to a farmer who said it was time to add more ethanol and use what we have over here.........
again, hopeful! :D


Two months of "Team Obama" is enough for me to see that his policies are going to drive inflation, taxes and the deficit through the roof.

WM, I respect your opinion but I don't know what you mean by "FINALLY". I see no problem with people choosing their own modes of transportation. I choose to buy gas for my car. It enables my way of life and I am not willing to use other means of transportation if it means having to change my life just so I can feel better by relieving some feelings of guilt or something. The Earth will warm and cool regardless if I drive my car.

The farmer wants us to use more ethanol, it puts money in his pocket! The farmer's motivation is the same as "big oil". The farmer wants to make a buck. Its his business. Actually maybe selling some ethanol will reduce farm subsidies (i.e., welfare). Once food prices skyrocket because we are using food for fuel, will we be complaining about "Big Farm"? People will be starving. We'll have to start drilling for oil again.

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Well, I hope your coin flipping isn't reality....and the current administration hasn't been in long enough to predict anything..... :wtf:
not even three months...geesh give it time. I am hopeful........

our gas is up to $1.99...and I know the cause as everyone else does-----big oil stopped producing so they can make a profit again because people, FINALLY, are using other means of transportation---bus, bike, train and the like. I am all for one of the strategists who was talking to a farmer who said it was time to add more ethanol and use what we have over here.........
again, hopeful! :D



Mr. Mulligan,
I support HOPE. I support change for a better economy, and better fuel situation.
You, are correct, our new president has just been in office for a few short months, it takes time for real change to incur. Hopefully, positive changes will occur.

We are too dependent on gasoline. Some well known alternative fuels include biodiesel, bioalcohol (methanol, ethanol, butanol), chemically stored electricity (batteries and fuel cells), hydrogen, non-fossil methane, non-fossil natural gas, vegetable oil and other biomass sources.
I use an electrically powered lawn mower called the Neuton. I do drive an SUV;yet, I try not to drive friviously, and I maintain highway speed limits.
We try not to use to much power at our home, and we recycle ( for a cleaner society, and yeah to make a few bucks :clap: ).

Lets hope that people can unite in making the future better, and make our country stronger.

God bless USA and the World!!!

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Mr. Mulligan, you should be the U.S. Secretary of Transportation :D

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You are too funny MrZ!

No, Whitsbrain, I was just saying FINALLY using other modes of transportation inference the fact that some 30 years ago big oil put a kibosh on all the other transit we already had in place, ie, trains, buses (lots of cities do not even have bus service any more--here in KC they have started in the last 5 years, but still just in patches of the city), other modes of transit. I just think it is neat that people are doing more carpooling and/or park and ride the bus, etc. I have always thought it a big shame and waste of energy to have gotten ride of trains, for example, IMHO.

I, too, drive a car and buy gas. I just think, like the farmer saying to switch to ethanol, yes I am aware he wants to fill his pockets, but at least it would be in the good old USA, it would be to his pockets, instead of all this import crap, ie oil. Just alternatives to this strangle-hold that these countries we are at war with have over us. It just goes on and on....practically everything we buy now is made in China (another sore subject)! Sam Walton must be turning over in his grave as his Walmart use to be ONLY "Made in the USA" brands!

I don't know, I am trying not to be preachy here, just neat to see different alternatives being used and I am not so sure about global warming either. I think some of it is true, but also the natural way the planet goes in cycles is part of the picture too.....
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I think the biggest issue with why we don't "Buy American" anymore is because everyone wants everything for the cheapest possible price. My god are we sale crazy here! Americans care more about getting a deal than they do about the item they actually purchased.

American workers are not going to settle for China, India and Sri Lanka wages, so we have a problem. In fact, American businesses will either have to change their business models, reward shareholders less, get their customers to pay more or their workers to accept less wages. Unfortunately, "Buy American" seems to be a thing of the past in this global economy.

I started riding the bus to work about a year ago. It saves me money because my employer substantially discounts the fees to ride. Riding the bus to "be green" doesn't even register on my radar. The problem I have with alternative energy is that it alone cannot sustain our current levels of energy use in this country. We need oil and nuclear to power our country. Alternative energy means downsizing our nation, and I violently disagree with that. Do you think we should increase oil drilling and nuclear energy production here in the U.S.?

Buses and trains will really only work to move people around in heavily populated areas here in the U.S. This is a big country. Public transportation scales better in Europe because they have a lot less ground to cover.

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I think the biggest issue with why we don't "Buy American" anymore is because everyone wants everything for the cheapest possible price. My god are we sale crazy here! Americans care more about getting a deal than they do about the item they actually purchased.

American workers are not going to settle for China, India and Sri Lanka wages, so we have a problem. In fact, American businesses will either have to change their business models, reward shareholders less, get their customers to pay more or their workers to accept less wages. Unfortunately, "Buy American" seems to be a thing of the past in this global economy.

I started riding the bus to work about a year ago. It saves me money because my employer substantially discounts the fees to ride. Riding the bus to "be green" doesn't even register on my radar. The problem I have with alternative energy is that it alone cannot sustain our current levels of energy use in this country. We need oil and nuclear to power our country. Alternative energy means downsizing our nation, and I violently disagree with that. Do you think we should increase oil drilling and nuclear energy production here in the U.S.?

Buses and trains will really only work to move people around in heavily populated areas here in the U.S. This is a big country. Public transportation scales better in Europe because they have a lot less ground to cover.


I forgot to answer this one.........no I agree we have become so bargain thirsty and this is where it has landed us! The unions have blown up the worker's wages and now they are bankrupting those companies they once "served" so well with massive raises and negotiations. Don't get me wrong, unions were needed at one time, but like many things, they have served their purpose, IMHO. It has taken half a century or more to get to this point, at least since the last great depression, but then we always go through cycles anyway...
There are so many things that we could benefit from and nuclear power is one of them...I don't think using alternative energy is the only means, it is another way, I think all of these things together can make it all work again, because it is definitely broken at this point. A drastic change needs to happen, but unfortunately I doubt that, and Republican or Democrat, it makes no difference, everyone has pockets to fill up with their greedy lobbyists and the like..... :(
I don't ride the bus or use public transportation as it is not available here in KC, meaning it cannot take me all over like my own car.
Anyway, I still am hopeful, and hopeful there will not be $5/gal gas....and do you see any reason why not drill for oil here? We have tons of it........

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I think the biggest issue with why we don't "Buy American" anymore is because everyone wants everything for the cheapest possible price. My god are we sale crazy here! Americans care more about getting a deal than they do about the item they actually purchased.

American workers are not going to settle for China, India and Sri Lanka wages, so we have a problem. In fact, American businesses will either have to change their business models, reward shareholders less, get their customers to pay more or their workers to accept less wages. Unfortunately, "Buy American" seems to be a thing of the past in this global economy.

I started riding the bus to work about a year ago. It saves me money because my employer substantially discounts the fees to ride. Riding the bus to "be green" doesn't even register on my radar. The problem I have with alternative energy is that it alone cannot sustain our current levels of energy use in this country. We need oil and nuclear to power our country. Alternative energy means downsizing our nation, and I violently disagree with that. Do you think we should increase oil drilling and nuclear energy production here in the U.S.?

Buses and trains will really only work to move people around in heavily populated areas here in the U.S. This is a big country. Public transportation scales better in Europe because they have a lot less ground to cover.


I forgot to answer this one.........no I agree we have become so bargain thirsty and this is where it has landed us! The unions have blown up the worker's wages and now they are bankrupting those companies they once "served" so well with massive raises and negotiations. Don't get me wrong, unions were needed at one time, but like many things, they have served their purpose, IMHO. It has taken half a century or more to get to this point, at least since the last great depression, but then we always go through cycles anyway...
There are so many things that we could benefit from and nuclear power is one of them...I don't think using alternative energy is the only means, it is another way, I think all of these things together can make it all work again, because it is definitely broken at this point. A drastic change needs to happen, but unfortunately I doubt that, and Republican or Democrat, it makes no difference, everyone has pockets to fill up with their greedy lobbyists and the like..... :(
I don't ride the bus or use public transportation as it is not available here in KC, meaning it cannot take me all over like my own car.
Anyway, I still am hopeful, and hopeful there will not be $5/gal gas....and do you see any reason why not drill for oil here? We have tons of it........


Well, I'm glad we talked this out, WM. I agree with all of your points here. I am totally in favor of drilling here and increasing our use of nuclear energy. My Mom and Father-In-Law have both worked for energy companies so it is a topic that gets beat up when we are together.

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Nuclear Energy: San Onfre Nuke Plant has 3 towers. Only one is in operation and it's running at 1/4 or less output. During our Energy Fiasco a few years back, Grey Davis - our then Governor - didn't have them increase production. He also didn't have Diablo Canyon increase their output either.

Now, it's 5 years or so later, and Edison has built several tiny peaker plants to offset the loads. Although they have a Nuke generating plant, they built tiny sub stations. It makes no sense to me.


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Nuclear Energy: San Onfre Nuke Plant has 3 towers. Only one is in operation and it's running at 1/4 or less output. During our Energy Fiasco a few years back, Grey Davis - our then Governor - didn't have them increase production. He also didn't have Diablo Canyon increase their output either.

Now, it's 5 years or so later, and Edison has built several tiny peaker plants to offset the loads. Although they have a Nuke generating plant, they built tiny sub stations. It makes no sense to me.

I'm with you DrM. Unbelievably stupid.

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Cheapest gas near me is 1.89. Hopefully it will go even lower.

There is a new vehicle prototype made by the Segway company, it looks like a motorized Wheel Chair, lol. Alot of people seem to
think it will be unsafe .
According to one website: In 2003 the company sold 6,000 Segways, and by September 2006 approximately 23,500 had been sold.[6] In a March 2009 interview, company official said the firm "has shipped over 50,000" Segways. Thats low, wonder if this will sell at all.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qY4msj5Q05Q

Lot of mixed opinions( some good, some not ).

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Well, it has been lurching around $2 for the last 4 weeks or so and has now landed at $1.88 the past week.....not a move +/- yet...
I am waiting with anticipation at the thought of it.....+ or - that is... :shock:

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Well, it has been lurching around $2 for the last 4 weeks or so and has now landed at $1.88 the past week.....not a move +/- yet...
I am waiting with anticipation at the thought of it.....+ or - that is... :shock:


Lets pray for lower gas prices ( I am happy its under 2 bucks here still,btw, I paid a $1.91).

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Well, yesterday it was $1.94 and now today I saw it for $2.11---welcome to summer early I guess.... :cry:

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At the cheapest station, it's $2.17 (as of the weekend -- it might have gone up since then). At the most expensive station, it's $2.49.

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At the cheapest station, it's $2.17 (as of the weekend -- it might have gone up since then). At the most expensive station, it's $2.49.



Thanks for the post, Mr LB.

The cheapest here was $2.06, lets hope it it goes down.

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holding at $2.49 here in KC, up 10 cents and back down again like this the last 2 weeks or so....

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I paid $2.37 this am.....is it the same everywhere else?
Kind of just hanging steady?

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$2.79 -- yes, it's been fairly steady over the past couple weeks.

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Woodrow Mulligan wrote:
I paid $2.37 this am.....is it the same everywhere else?
Kind of just hanging steady?


It is at $2.59 at Speedway near my house, it's been pretty steady,;closer to the metropolis however, the lowest was $2.37. :D

It flirts at slightly higher pricing, yet not by much, thank God.

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