Gas Prices!!

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    This is getting out of control. I live in Los Angeles and I payed $3.81 tonight. I drove by another station. And it was $4.39!!

    These are prices for premium by the way (unfortunately that's what I must buy)

    What are you paying and where do you live? This is killing me over here. Not to mention the prices of food is going up as well. Ugh

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    I drive a turboed car so im in the same boat buying premium only. The other day i filled up and paid $3.47 in Salem Oregon. Im sure in the 2 days i got gas it has gone up though! Apparently it is suppose to hit $5.00 by summer.
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    You know I don't even pay attention to gas prices. Now that you mention it. I just put a chip on my truck (08 dodge 1500 5.7 hemi) and I have to run premium. I want to say its about 70 bucks to fill it up.
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    Was 3.38 here in central Ohio yesterday. Jumped from 2.89 a couple days before. Making us rethink my daughters ballet lessons due to gas. It sucks..really sucks.

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    Company Gas Card here....Never look at prices myself.
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    Northeast ohio here, parma area. Prices have jumped from 2.90 to 3.40 in 2 or 3 days.

    Can anyone elighten me on which stupid, nonsensical reason is being shelled out for these price hikes? I must have missed something.
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    Greed........
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    Same here live in los angeles south bay my only choice is 91 oct. And I'm speding about $100 a week.



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    It's $3.29 for regular here today. The difference between my area and bigger cities is the fact the stations around here know that they can only take it up so high before people will stop driving. It's mainly elderly around here, and they could care less about missing their weekly bingo game.

    FTR, we have a town of maybe 1000 people.
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    I'm in southwest Ohio, and it is $3.39-$3.49 here. Supposidy, the increase is blamed on the unrest in Libya since they are a oil rich country.
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    Yep. democracy is a wonderful thing and it's great to see the people in the middle east refusing to settle for anything less than true democracy but unfortunately it's going to hit us hard at the pumps for quite some time.
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    Hit 3.40 for regular here in DC...and pretty much what's going on in the middle eastern countries. Goes to show you what happens in one country (as civil as it may be) affects the rest of the world. ESPECIALLY in oil rich countries

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    Supply and demand..... people apparently can live the american dream of capitalism....just don't be too successful, or people will cry about it

    Personally....I don't look either....I have 3 or 4 stations I use and know how they compare in prices.... but I have to pay it. What are the options....not buy gas?

    I would love to see $10 gallon gas...it reduces the number of uninsured drivers and other overall knucklehaeds on my commute


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    When one company (exxon) makes 16 billion in profit....They are gouging..plain and simple.

    Supply and Demand has little to do with that.
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    It would help if you understood the actual definition to the word gouging.

    An example of gouging would be charging 10$ for a bottle of water after hurricane katrina. Or 20$ for a bag of ice after an earthquake.

    An essential item after a natural disaster.

    News flash....companies can make as much money as they want based on supply and demand.


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    in NJ gas stations can only make .17 cents per gallon from what they pay the suppliers
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    I know what it means
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    Face it, any excuse they can get to raise the price on a barrel of oil causes an immediate price increase at the pump. How does that work? They didn't pay that much when the oil was refined. It's a rip off.
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