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Current Gas prices[For simple comparison]

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by choprods, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. Zebedee
    Joined: Jan 17, 2013
    Posts: 29

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    Round about the $9.50/imperial gallon or $8/US gallon for unleaded, bit more for premium over here.:(
     
  2. chevy3755
    Joined: Feb 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,037

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    3.55 in neck of the woods
     
  3. $3.59 in southern Ohio
     
  4. It went up 40c this week in Chitown. $3.91 for 87octane yesterday
     
  5. BLUDICE
    Joined: Jun 23, 2006
    Posts: 1,476

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    $3.75 in Indy
     
  6. 62RagtopNova
    Joined: Feb 5, 2012
    Posts: 116

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    It's gone up 30 cents to $3.69 here since I posted right before Christmas.

    I paid $2.99 in Az two weeks ago.
     
  7. roddin-shack
    Joined: Apr 12, 2006
    Posts: 2,414

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    Good Morning, Woke up to a jump to $4.84 Per US gallon in good old southern Ontario from $4.21, 2 days ago. Good thing my shoebox is not using anything these days. :mad:
     
  8. I got gas yesterday for $3.56 p/gal. in NY between Buffalo & Rochester

    I put it in my Prius so I guess I won't know what it is again for another 3 or 4 weeks. Ha Ha!
     
  9. $3.33-$3.47 here in St. Louis today.
     
  10. Mercchev
    Joined: Dec 22, 2004
    Posts: 605

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    Went up .15/gallon in the space it took me to take kid to dentist and drive back by yesterday. Jeez Louise
     
  11. 2/1/13 $ 3.43 cash $ 3.51 credit, down the street, went up ten cents since Thursday 1/31/13
    Today its 3.52 cash and 3.69 credit.....2/2/13
     
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  12. $2.98 for reg here yesterday.....I heard Wyoming has it for less than $2.50?
     
  13. RPL
    Joined: Mar 22, 2011
    Posts: 62

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    $3.49 for regular at Sam's yesterday. That's up from $3.19 the last tankful here in Detroit, northern suburbs.
     
  14. $3.07.9 here yesterday.
     
  15. CayoRV
    Joined: Dec 19, 2008
    Posts: 356

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    3.75 in S.W. lower Michigan for regular.
     
  16. mgtstumpy
    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
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    Paid over $AUD1.50 litre recently, that's $USD5.67 gallon. 3.75lt = US gallon. That's why I went to LPG (propane) in my OT SUV daily driver.
     
  17. evintho
    Joined: May 28, 2007
    Posts: 1,523

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    Drove over to the next town this morning, passed by RottenRobbie and reg was $3.79. Drove back home an hour later and it was up to $3.85! Oil future speculators SUCK!
     
  18. mustang6147
    Joined: Feb 26, 2010
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    from Kent, Ohio



    HAHAHAHA OMG You drive a WHAT?????

    $3.52 range in Kent, Ohio
     
  19. I Drag
    Joined: Apr 11, 2007
    Posts: 884

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    As usual I am the only one that doesn't get it. The fascination with gas prices, that is. I have no idea what gas goes for here. I know the stations that have the lowest prices, and I just stop there. I put $50 in my dd every 2 weeks or so. I did get some change from my 50 before the tank filled last time so I guess prices are down.

    As we know from economics class gas is "inelastic", that is, you must buy it and there are no real substitutes for it. People will buy less as prices rise, but they will need to get to work regardless. You could convert to some other fuel, but that is not really a substitute for using gas in your car as you have it now.

    Finally, and I think most importantly, gas is a commodity worldwide, so there is little that can be done to affect the price by the individual consumer. Boycott?-someone in a developing country will be happy to buy any extra supply.

    Maybe I'm going off when friends are just having a fun comparison, but I don't think about the price, I just buy it.
     
  20. PKap
    Joined: Jan 5, 2011
    Posts: 593

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    from Alberta

    $1.12can / liter yesterday( and it comes out of the ground here!!!!) over 4 bucks/ gallon. Good thing I like to drive big blocks.


    Posted from the TJJ App for iPhone & iPad
     
  21. Tnomoldw
    Joined: Dec 5, 2012
    Posts: 1,563

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    :)I worked in 2 Sinclair stations in Indiana in the 60s.Gas was 29.9 - 30.9 .Gas price seldom changed but the tax on it did. Then one day Indiana introduced a SALES tax = 4% . So the Station owner taped a printed paper sheet on each pump because being there was already tax on the gas you couldn't charge 4 cents on the dollar. That made making change a pain too. Folks would order . ''Gime a dollas woof a regler'' or
    5 gallons or 5 dollars worth with tax included. Loved to hear ''Fill er up.'' All new now .:D
     

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  22. Ha Ha Ha!!!

    Yeah I know. But it'll take my ass to the HAMBurg Swap Meet tomorrow and the money I'm saving on gas is going to get me the parts you wish you could buy. Bwaaaaaaa haaaaa haaaaaa ha ha!!!!!!!! :p
     
  23. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
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    Another simple comparison:

    Gas, when I started driving: $0.69/gal. Minimum wage: $3.35
    Gas, today: $3.69/gal. Minimum wage: $7.25

    Gas: up 534%. Wages: up 216%
     
  24. Lucky3
    Joined: Dec 9, 2009
    Posts: 652

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    I burn CNG in the daily driver for .90 cents/gal. THE only way to go !! :D:D:D
     
  25. stuart in mn
    Joined: Nov 22, 2007
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    This is a good reference. You can look up prices anywhere in the US or Canada, along with trend charts and other useful information.
     
  26. black 62
    Joined: Jul 12, 2012
    Posts: 1,895

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    from arkansas

    went up.40 this wk 3.40 fort smith---i can only afford to travel to see cars on NITRO---god bless the USA
     
  27. In New Zealand we have imp Gallons and thats around the $10 per gallon these days, OUCH !! JW
     
  28. blktie
    Joined: Aug 26, 2007
    Posts: 316

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    $3.65 per gallon in Chicago area. It's really only $2.65; the other dollar is so we can keep all our corrupt politicians in jail.
     
  29. gfr220
    Joined: Oct 14, 2010
    Posts: 47

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    Saturday cruise....ran out of gas.....Free 5 gallons of gas from the Texas Highway Patrolman...Gas = 0
     
  30. tedster
    Joined: Mar 20, 2005
    Posts: 519

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    I don't care how much a guy would save it just isn't worth it.
     

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