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Old 10-04-2013, 03:27 PM   #1
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I just paid $3.08 for a gallon reg!

That's right $3.08 a gallon regular, cash price. WOHOO!
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Old 10-04-2013, 03:39 PM   #2
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Old 10-04-2013, 03:43 PM   #3
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That's good, right?

I say that because according to this conversion site, I just filled up my tank at US$4.40 a gallon.

I was pleased, since earlier this week, I paid US$4.62 per US gallon.
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Old 10-04-2013, 03:47 PM   #4
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$2.99 Biloxi,MS. for 83 octane.
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Old 10-04-2013, 04:01 PM   #5
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Last week in Taos NM. $3.12 for 85
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Old 10-04-2013, 04:11 PM   #6
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Big oil has trained us well.Look at what you just said $3.089 per gallon !!!!! Bargain....Not
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Old 10-04-2013, 05:03 PM   #7
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Yep, at less than 3 bucks a gallon here, they are STILL killing us.
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Old 10-04-2013, 05:06 PM   #8
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Isn't it sad what we rejoice over as cheap fuel?

I remember $3 filling up the tank on my little Chevy Vega.


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Old 10-04-2013, 05:09 PM   #9
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Our car is diesel and our truck is gas. Go figure.

How is diesel cost? Maybe I need to start driving the truck more.
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Old 10-04-2013, 05:29 PM   #10
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When I was in college I drove a Honda 175 - would only exceed 55mph downhill with the wind at my back. Acceleration due to gravity over the edge of a cliff would get it going pretty good too.

Gas was 33 cents a gallon, and many service stations didn't lock the pump handles down at night, so you could literally drain a pint of gas from the hose of a stopped pump for ... well don't get caught. (There were no credit card operated pumps.)

A 3.5 gallon tank cost slightly over $1 to fill. But minimum wage was $1.25 so it took an hour's labor to get that tank legally filled. Diesel was $.22 cents a gallon, but only BIG trucks and a few Mercedes Benz' cars were diesel. It was (and is still) a less refined fuel. Why does it now cost SO much more than regular gas?

Oh if I could time travel and fill my tank in 1968 - and drive it in 2013. Of course I'd be scarfing up real silver dimes, quarters and silver dollars too.

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Old 10-04-2013, 05:41 PM   #11
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$3.08 at Valero in Fort Worth , Texas. I'm a happy camper

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Old 10-04-2013, 05:56 PM   #12
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I'm in central NJ, and no, it's not cheap, just the lowest in forever, We all know we pay far too much for a gallon of gas because of outside factors, just too many influences from our friends who dislike the internal combustion engine (hope thats non-political enough) that want it to go away. In time, like horse drawn carriages it will, hopefully not in my lifetime. BTW, I still get chills when I'm next to a steam engine pulling a train, a Diesel locomotive, by comparision, does not raise an eyebrow. Cheap fuel rules, for a moment! (relative) John
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Old 10-04-2013, 06:24 PM   #13
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I just filled up for $3.06.9 and getting 12.2 mpg with the house behind me.
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Old 10-04-2013, 06:36 PM   #14
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I just filled up on diesel at $3.64 rounded up for the 9/10 in Ocean county NJ

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