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Old 02-13-2006, 10:57 PM   #31
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Uhhhh

I just got gas today for $2/gallon. I'm happy.
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Old 02-13-2006, 10:59 PM   #32
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Uhh i just bought gas for 2.89 today.
Im not happy.
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:06 PM   #33
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Here 2 days ago, like Numark, I'm not happy either. Ridiculous
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Old 03-07-2006, 05:53 AM   #34
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Here we go again... I hope you guys have your cruzin' budgets for the upcoming spring & summer. Besides the mandatory "mods fund$" you better plan on getting REAMED at the pumps. Without going into great details of my sources - just note gas prices today and compare them to prices by/at Memorial day. Here's the formula passed on to me:

"slowly creep up, drop a few cents, then a couple of major hikes (for shock value) then drop partially back then creep up & hold for summer." (NOTE: this has been preplanned - long before any major disaster/shortages)

For the economic majors on UB, I'ld be really be curious as to see a graph of this in/from your area(s) Maybe Harry could do some of his "magic" (as if we don't ask enough of him) and create a graph comparison of different areas of UB members. Maybe we should have a contest to see who can predict what disaster is going to be this years blame.

Bend over boys & girls - here comes OPEC once again

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Old 03-07-2006, 09:18 AM   #35
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gas and oil are funny things. While most things have a normal supply and demand curves, gas and oil have a "predicted" supply and demand curve. So gas and oil go up in a skittish almost schizophrenic way. And they lag on going down almost as if it takes time to relax.

for example, a hurricane is coming and we may have to shut down our refineries, prices shoot up. people hear about it and panic and prices shoot up again. the hurricane missed the refineries, and prices slowly creep down.

Same thing for the major holidays, people will consume more so we need to jack up the prices now while they are consuming because it will bump the price in the near future.

I don't think you could do this with any other commodity.
It also doesn't help if you keep doing record profits every quarter.

Some of the big issues are: Why do we have all of our refineries in the same spot and in the path of potential disaster all the time?
Why can't we drill where nobody lives? Why is there nearly a $1.00 a gallon in tax?
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:35 AM   #36
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The big profits are so wrong
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Old 03-07-2006, 11:17 AM   #37
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perhaps we should stick these new prices to "the man"

i hear he's very stickable.
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Old 03-31-2006, 09:20 AM   #38
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OK guys (& babes) let's hear what you're paying at the pump these days. Post the date & location & price/grade

3.31.06 Minneapolis $2.53 /premium

I don't feel so bad from what I've been seeing around the country, some of you are really getting hammered.
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Old 03-31-2006, 10:06 AM   #39
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darn its 2.79 here for premium!
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Old 03-31-2006, 11:18 AM   #40
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2.56 for the cheap stuff.
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Old 03-31-2006, 12:22 PM   #41
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Old 04-24-2006, 10:36 AM   #42
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.....3.25 for regular. 3.50 for premium.....!!!!!!!!!
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Old 04-24-2006, 10:48 AM   #43
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Old 04-24-2006, 07:00 PM   #44
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im going to look at bikes tonight. im sick of this gas shit.
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Old 04-24-2006, 08:28 PM   #45
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$2.78 for cheap stuff / $3.01 for premium
u asshole. Heh jp.

Christ.
I agree Spieluhr. Although im not gonna go bike, or hybrid...i am going to drive alot less. Fuck driving to school. Ill save gas for my 3am drives.

I think the shell station was at 3.60 on my way back from class. Whats this world coming to.
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