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Old 08-30-2005, 10:44 AM   #1
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Gas Prices....Act now

For anyone who is sick of being raped, please read and take action. This could make a change.


> >We can all see that gas prices are about to hit to $3.00 a gallon.
> >Want gasoline prices to come down? We need to take some intelligent,
> >united action
> >
> >Phillip Hollsworth, offered this good idea:
> >
> >This makes MUCH MORE SENSE than the "don't buy gas on a certain day"
> >campaign that was going around last April or May!
> >
> >The oil companies just laughed at that because they knew we wouldn't
> >continue to "hurt" ourselves by refusing to buy gas. It was more of
> >an inconvenience to us than it was a problem for them. BUT, whoever
> >thought
of
> >this idea, has come up with a plan that can really work.
> >Please read it and join with us!
> >
> >By now you're probably thinking gasoline priced at about $1.50 is
> >super cheap. Me too! It is currently $2.75 for regular unleaded in my town.
> >
> >Now that the oil companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us
> >to think that the cost of a gallon of gas is CHEAP at $1.50-$1.75, we
> >need to take aggressive action to teach them that BUYERS control the
> >marketplace.... not sellers.
> >
> >With the price of gasoline going up more each day, we consumers need
> >to take action. The only way we are going to see the price of gas
> >come down is if we hit someone in the pocketbook by not purchasing their gas!
> >And we can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves.
> >
> >How? Since we all rely on our cars, we can't just stop buying gas.
> >But we CAN have an impact on gas prices if we all act together to
> >force a price war.
> >
> >Here's the idea:
> >
> >For the rest of this year, DON"T purchase ANY gasoline from the two
biggest
> >companies (which now are one), EXXON and MOBIL. If they are not
> >selling any gas, they will be inclined to reduce their prices. If
> >they reduce their prices, the other companies will have to follow suit.
> >
> >But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of Exxon
> >and Mobil gas buyers. It's really simple to do!! Now, don't whimp
> >(sic) out on me at this point... keep reading and I'll explain how
> >simple it is to reach millions of people!!
> >
> >I am sending this note to about thirty people. If each of you send it
> >to
at
> >least ten more (30 x 10 = 300)... and those 300 send it to at least
> >ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000) ... and so on, by the time the message
> >reaches the sixth generation of people, we will have reached over
> >THREE MILLION consumers!
> >
> >If those three million get excited and pass this on to ten friends
> >each, then 30 million people will have been contacted! If it goes one
> >level further, you guessed it..... THREE HUNDRED MILLION PEOPLE!!!
> >Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people and DON"T
> >purchase ANY gasoline from EXXON and MOBIL. That's all.
> >
> >How long would all that take? If each of us sends this email out to
> >ten more people within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people
> >could conceivably be contacted within the next 8 days!!! I'll bet you
> >didn't think you and I had that much potential, did you! Acting
> >together we can make a difference.
> >
> >If this makes sense to you, please pass this message on.
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Old 08-30-2005, 11:08 AM   #2
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ive gotten that before. It seems like an awesome idea but actualey getting enough people to make it happen is almost impossible.
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:17 PM   #3
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Chain letter, yO. The thoery is good enough, but it would never work in practice.
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Old 08-30-2005, 01:39 PM   #4
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Chain letter, yO. The thoery is good enough, but it would never work in practice.

Who knows, why not give it a try. I'll stay away from Mobil and Exxon...there are much cheaper places than those anyway.

Fuck it, if no one does it then it won't work, but if we all do maybe it might. Its worth a shot.

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Old 08-30-2005, 01:46 PM   #5
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you and i both know that as soon as mobil or exon reduces the price below what those "other" companies are offering peole will buy it again defeating the purpose. people are born impatient here in the US and won't have the patience to waste money on higher gas while waiting for an already low mobil and exxon price to keep dropping.
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Old 08-30-2005, 01:47 PM   #6
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i dont buy from those places anyway. but the only way to lower gas prices is to declare opec a terrorist organization or a monopoly, or a trust or w/e the fuck we need to call it to take the fuckers out.
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Old 08-30-2005, 01:53 PM   #7
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Old 08-30-2005, 03:21 PM   #8
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You all realize that Exxon is the highest quality gasolin on the market, no? I know a dyno operator that will not strap a car down unless Exxon 93 is in the tank...
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Old 08-30-2005, 03:25 PM   #9
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Old 08-30-2005, 03:32 PM   #10
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You all realize that Exxon is the highest quality gasolin on the market, no? I know a dyno operator that will not strap a car down unless Exxon 93 is in the tank...
you realize ever brand that draws off the pipeline draw the same gas. the only differance made is in the additives they add after they pull it. even then almost all the additives are the same, these addatives are for the differant polution concerns around the nation. elsewise all gas is the same. ( with in the same octane, cause i know some one is gunna be a dumbass and try to argure me)
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Well yeah, the BATFE is like the Anti Hoppy.
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Come on Hoss, let's have some fun
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Old 08-30-2005, 03:33 PM   #11
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I'm no chemist, and neither is tthe dyno operator, but there is something about the chemical treatment gas sees that Exxon does differently.

I doubt any gas, of the recommended octane, is BAD for your car, but when someone who has been making cars run 8sec 1/4s for 30 years talks, I listen.

Sorry for the topic hijack.
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Old 08-30-2005, 04:49 PM   #12
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one huge problem...we are a capitalist society...so this is NORMAL! and this is CHEAP!

Im soo effing sick of everyone bitching about it...stop bitching about gas prices, if you have a problem with it SELL YOU EFFING BMW AND GET A HYBRID...jesus

3rd of all...ban for putting a chain letter in here...

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you realize ever brand that draws off the pipeline draw the same gas. the only differance made is in the additives they add after they pull it. even then almost all the additives are the same, these addatives are for the differant polution concerns around the nation. elsewise all gas is the same. ( with in the same octane, cause i know some one is gunna be a dumbass and try to argure me)
This is exactly true . . . company X can pump 10,000 gals into the pipeline in Texas, but what they pull out in, let's say New Hampshire will not be their own. The lines are only seperated by octane rating.

Hoppy, you watch too much History Channel

And just to throw it out there, I've owned over a dozen cars in my driving life, and they all had problems with Exxon gas. Best performance I've gotten consistently was from Sunoco, but they're too expensive now. It's all about the additives and how they work with your particular car.
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