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#50049 - 03/23/05 12:53 PM gas prices  
GETELECTRIC  Offline
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Planning to drive to florida from Toronto just wondering about gas prices in Michigan.Tennessee,Kentucky and Florida.
Thx Neil


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#50050 - 03/23/05 04:57 PM Re: gas prices  
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National average is about $2.07 a gallon. It is somewhat cheaper in the southern states due to lower taxes, but not much.

And before everyone starts complaining about how exspensive gasoline is, just remember the prices are high because of huge demand and limited supply, not because the "oil companies are trying to screw us."

Peter D.

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#50051 - 03/23/05 05:07 PM Re: gas prices  
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How many of you out there remmember the "odd even days"?

Oh the rationing days of yesteryear, I think that was when "gas rage" was started.

Who could forget waiting in line?
For hours I might add.........


#50052 - 03/23/05 05:14 PM Re: gas prices  
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Quote

And before everyone starts complaining about how exspensive gasoline is, just remember the prices are high because of huge demand and limited supply, not because the "oil companies are trying to screw us."

No doubt supply and demand is at work here but so are record profits for oil companies. So maybe its a little of both.
Some companies up here getting 65 cents a miles for service trucks [Linked Image]


#50053 - 03/23/05 06:25 PM Re: gas prices  
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Check out the link below, it is a great site for checking gas prices just about anywhere.
http://www.gasbuddy.com/


#50054 - 03/23/05 06:37 PM Re: gas prices  
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Forget checking gas prices....before I embark on any long driving trip...I click here... http://www.speedtrap.org/speedtraps/stetlist.asp


#50055 - 03/23/05 07:57 PM Re: gas prices  
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"How many of you out there remmember the "odd even days"?"

I didn't have a licence, or a car, I was a little kid, 6 years old I think, and had a favorite tee-shirt that said, "Im odd" on front, and "Im even" on back.

Wasn't until many years later that I got the joke.


Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason

#50056 - 03/23/05 10:13 PM Re: gas prices  
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Sw Fla is $1.219-$1.249 today based on a drive from Estero to downtown Ft Myers. Hess US41 SFMY said gas was $2.199 but they didn't have any regular to sell at that price.


Greg Fretwell

#50057 - 03/23/05 10:19 PM Re: gas prices  
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... My truck runs on methane..I fill'er up the night before.. [Linked Image] [Linked Image],..sorry, I felt compelled to post this..
Russ

[This message has been edited by Attic Rat (edited 03-23-2005).]


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#50058 - 03/24/05 05:31 PM Re: gas prices  
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Just hit $6 a gallon here. [Linked Image]

British taxation hasn't changed much since the days of the Boston Tea Party. [Linked Image]


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