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Old 07-10-2018, 08:24 AM
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Default Gas prices....3.49.9

Just paid a record (for me) amount for a tank of gas....$54.95 and it really wasn't on empty. Between 1/8 and 1/4. Glad I can afford it. End of rant.

Update as of 2:36 today.....oil prices fall. WTI-70.26 down 3.85
Brent --73.18 down 5.68
Biggest drop this year.
Closing prices are still adjusting.

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Old 07-10-2018, 08:41 AM
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That's about every time I fill up...
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I'm around $75 to avoid a complete fill (sometimes gas gauge goes wonky). That was before the latest increase.
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Old 07-10-2018, 09:43 AM
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Premium here is $3.19/gal. It’s 50 cents higher than regular.
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Get over it. If you lived anywhere else you would dig a lot deeper for a tank of gas. Consider California, Europe, and Canada and you will feel better about the bargain you just got!

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It's $4.50 here.

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For me, who cares, not going to affect how I drive or where I go. Or what I drive.
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We live in a major city so we only really drive to leave the city (or spirited drives in the C5Z on my favorite park circuit within the city).

It's mostly walking, bicycle, motorcycle, public transportation, and Uber for us - we save a ton of money each year not having to pay for gas and all the extra car maintenance.

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It's good to see they are getting gas prices up where they should be.
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Most stations around her are charging $3.79 for 92 octane premium. But WA has some of the highest gas taxes in the country.

Wonder if we're gonna see $4.00/gal before the summer is over??
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Originally Posted by JR-01 View Post
It's good to see they are getting gas prices up where they should be.
Huh??? You LIKE high gas prices?

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Originally Posted by c4cruiser View Post
Most stations around her are charging $3.79 for 92 octane premium. But WA has some of the highest gas taxes in the country.

Wonder if we're gonna see $4.00/gal before the summer is over??
You can be damn sure that's what the oil industry is pushing for...

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For me, who cares, not going to affect how I drive or where I go. Or what I drive.
Same. I never notice the advertised gas prices. Why? I still need gas when I need gas. Not gonna stop driving, drinking milk, eating nectarines because of prices.
I was buying groceries a few years ago. Lady at till "these nectarines work out to around $1 each, you still want them?" "People have no problem paying a dollar for a chocolate bar, I like nectarines and they're healthy, yes I still want them."
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$2.40 a gallon here, for e85
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Originally Posted by grampi50 View Post
Huh??? You LIKE high gas prices?
No. Not personally, but it's good for the oil companies and my portfolio. And now that they are exporting more oil, gas prices will rise even more.. Then watch the prices rise.

It's all so predictable. Gas prices drop and everyone starts driving trucks and SUVs. Hell, Ford is going to stop making cars(except for the Mustang). Then gas will get so high, people will start buying Prius' again. The cycle never stops.

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Originally Posted by Moto One View Post
It's $4.50 here.

Mark
Socialism is expensive.

Trump got OPEC to increase production.

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People actually pay attention to the cost when filling up?
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Originally Posted by JR-01 View Post
No. Not personally, but it's good for the oil companies and my portfolio. And now that they are exporting oil, gas prices will rise even more.. Then watch the prices rise.

It's all so predictable. Gas prices drop and everyone starts driving trucks and SUVs. Hell, Ford is going to stop making cars(except for the Mustang). Then gas will get so high, people will start buying Prius' again. The cycle never stops.
No it doesn't and you're right, it's so predictable. People have memories shorter than their noses...

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