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Old 01-12-2010, 09:21 AM   #346
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The closest places to my house are Wawa at $2.79 and Exxon at $2.85. Yes, this summer is going to blow if this pace keeps up.
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:31 AM   #347
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Record cold leading to more heating oil being used? Only thing that I can think of...
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:54 AM   #348
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Gas went up 40 cents in the last week around here.

It's the President's fault, riiiiiiiiiight?
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:06 AM   #349
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My boat has a 160 gallon fule tank which to fill up would cost me around $430. I only fill up the boat when I'm going to keep it in the water and the cost of gas at a marina is about 50 cents more per gallon. Filling it up to just run around the river some does not make sense because each extra gallon weighs about 8 pounds of extra weight.
Wow, how is that possible?
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:09 AM   #350
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Wow, how is that possible?

Have you ever tried carrying around a gallon of milk? It is not light.
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:19 AM   #351
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Have you ever tried carrying around a gallon of milk? It is not light.
ok, but 8 pounds, i just hadn't thought about it in those terms. Maybe i'll go by a gallon of milk and weigh it
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:27 AM   #352
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WikiAnswers - How much does one gallon of water weigh
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I am not sure but I think gas weighs a bit less then water, since water is the most dense thing on earth.
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:33 AM   #354
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Old 12-13-2010, 12:10 PM   #355
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A couple weeks ago I was paying 3 bucks for a gallon of gas. Stopped at my local gas station yesterday as me and co. were leaving for the Skins game and noticed it was 3.30. WTF?
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Old 12-13-2010, 12:14 PM   #356
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Yeah it's creeping up again. But it's not like it went down that far any way.
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Old 12-13-2010, 12:57 PM   #357
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I am not sure but I think gas weighs a bit less then water, since water is the most dense thing on earth.
I don't know about that. I think a few Warpath posters (or former posters in the case of joetheismanfan) could qualify as the densest thing on earth. Certainly, we have a few in the top 10.
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Old 04-14-2011, 02:00 PM   #358
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bring back the good old days. my first gallon of gas was $0.30, my how times have changed.

Fortunately I don't have to do much driving anymore, sometimes thirty miles a week. When I burn the first quarter tank I fill up again.
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Old 04-14-2011, 02:09 PM   #359
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I think part of the problem is that we all got spoiled with historically cheap gas prices inthe 90's. Cars built in the 90s took advantage of that and now were paying for it. I filled up at lunch for 3.65 (Kroger Glen Allen), which is a ridiculous price. 2.50 -2.85 should be the norm now-a-dayz.

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Old 04-14-2011, 02:17 PM   #360
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^ I honestly think it is just all a game that the rich and oil companies play with us. I honestly don't even cry about it anymore not worth the effort just another thing I can't control.
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