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Summer blockbuster: Gas prices expected to fall 50 cents

Discussion in 'Economics and Financials' started by Topdawg13, May 8, 2011.

  1. Topdawg13

    Topdawg13 New Member

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  2. MikeHoncho

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    I can now afford more eminems.
     
  3. pocoloco

    pocoloco I'm your huckleberry Club Member

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    this seems to be the pattern. Go up 25%, drop 12%, go up 30%, drop 15%, etc.

    Ten years ago, I recall gas off I-95 in Georgia being .99 a gallon

    two steps backward, one step forward
     
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  4. Fin D

    Fin D Sigh

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    You misspelled enemas.
     
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  5. Stitches

    Stitches ThePhin's Biggest Killjoy Luxury Box

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    I never purchased a gallon of gas for less than a $1. I'm honestly not sure if it was ever under $1.50 after I got my license.

    I'm just thankful my work reimburses me for gas expenditures that are attributable to work.
     
  6. 2socks

    2socks Rebuilding Since 1973

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    Yes sirrrreeee lets run up the price 20 cents so we can cut it back 50...................only in America

    We are suckers

    Oh wait!! The run up was because there is a potential that the Mississippi flooding may in a week or two shut down a refinery. Better to raise the price of the gas that cost what it cost to produce a month ago, NOW, so that the oil companies don't get ripped;)
     
  7. pocoloco

    pocoloco I'm your huckleberry Club Member

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    I suspect we'll look back on this era at the ends of our lives and realize that magnitude of the financial raping we suffered at the hands of oil companies (and for that matter, health insurance companies). Too many smoke and mirrors right now, other than that they are making the sorts of profits per minute that would make A-Rod feel broke.
     
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  8. DOLBET

    DOLBET Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    I remember filling up gas for $.98 a gallon in Ohio at July 1996. It cost me about $6.00 - $7.00 to fill my Geo Metro!! :D
     
  9. Fin-Omenal

    Fin-Omenal Initiated

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    When I was 17 gas was 79 cents per gallon this was 13 years ago and somehow these companies are allowed a 500% increase since then.

    I agree with Poc, one day we will realize how bad we were taking it in the keester from these crooks.
     
  10. Eshlemon

    Eshlemon Well-Known Member

    Its enough to drive one to drink...which costs more per gallon than gas so big oils screwing us over again.
     
  11. unluckyluciano

    unluckyluciano For My Hero JetsSuck

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    So what I've mostly learned on this thread is a lot of you are old.
     
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  12. padre31

    padre31 Premium Member Luxury Box

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    Speak for yourself hombre.

    "Blockbuster"?


    "Step right up, don't be shy, you will not believe your eyes gas is down 50 cents worth, but it will cost you 3.50 first.."

    Lucky don't know nothin' about the Tubes..:shifty:
     
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  13. Dol-Fan Dupree

    Dol-Fan Dupree Tank? Who is Tank? I am Guy Incognito.

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    Dude, how many gallons of vodka do you drink in a day?
     
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  14. Eshlemon

    Eshlemon Well-Known Member

    :lol:

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    Talk about a old geezer reference. Next post from us about the good old days..."Good Times"
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  15. Eshlemon

    Eshlemon Well-Known Member

    Not enough. :up:

    And if it could somehow could equal gasoline consumption...I'm trying my best...instead of *****ing about big oils billions I'd really *****ing about big alchohol's tens of billions.
     
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  16. MikeHoncho

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    I really hope you're kidding. Why pay for something I can do myself?
     
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  17. padre31

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    Lucky don't know nothin' about no:

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    Buffalo Butt..:shifty:

    I thought Tudy was fiinnee..

    Anywho, this is very much like the late 70's ATM, high gas prices, high unemployment, not very much good happening for most people economically.
     
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  18. DeDolfan

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    They do that so we'll think they have our best interests at heart. However, over time, it's a helluva increase for them. Along with the crude price flucuation, the price rises quicker than it falls generating somewhat of a windfall in that process.
     
  19. DeDolfan

    DeDolfan Premium Member Luxury Box

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    I agree with the pattern you describe but I don't believe gas has been anywhere near $1 since before the gulf war. I remember paying a buck or there about and then it jumped about 65 cents as soon as the war started.
    I do remember buying gas for a quarter back in the early 70s tho. Shoot, $2.50 and you could ride darn near forever.
     
  20. DeDolfan

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    Well, when the oil companies were pressed about their ridiculous [again] profits against the current price at the pump, they said that they didn't make that much profit form the pumps as if in an attempt to take the heat off from lowering pump prices.
     

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