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Capitaldawg71

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2011 12:50:31 PM

I know i do , drive more slower and shorter trips.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 7:32:16 AM

Never........
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LilyAndreita
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 10:05:08 PM

I've reduced my speed :)
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 7:31:25 AM

no..........
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 7:39:39 PM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 7:10:02 AM

no....never............
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 7:07:57 AM

no...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:23:20 AM

Never........
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twt
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 5:39:56 AM

I think everybody does.
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 1:17:26 AM

Yes.
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one800rv
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 5:22:12 PM

No change, always drive in a way that saves gas. No jackrabbot starts, no heavy breaking, no faster than the posted speed limit.
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magpie2013
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 5:08:18 PM

Drive slower and we only get enough gas to get where we need to be. Stopped filling our tanks when the gas started going up(weather permitting). Cheapest we could find was $3.59 $3.75. Were letting the gas stations and moguls eat their gas, not paying for other peoples homes and vacations. Wish everyone else would do the same, if we have to be out we try to get groceries and other mis. when needed $10.00 to $20.00 dollars a week and that's all. If everyone would do the same they would be sitting with a lot of gas and no sales!:)
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bcressy
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 2:03:00 PM

Most of the time yes.
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 10:48:44 AM

Yes
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06FORDF250
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 10:21:39 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 7:48:22 AM

Never..........
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deant99
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:36:54 PM

yes somewhat
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cougfanSC
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 1:44:37 PM

Um....gas prices have been "higher" for many, many years now.
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 1:24:10 PM

i adopted a more conservative approach to driving years ago
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:26:21 AM

Never.........
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 8:44:57 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:38:25 AM

Never.........
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 2:11:08 PM

Yes when I notice the higher prices I drive home and park the car at least for 5 days, biking can get me any extra items we need until fuel prices drop back again. Also the dog needs a walking regularly.
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 11:34:34 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 7:19:43 AM

We never do...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 6:58:51 AM

Never...........
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cujo1977
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 4:18:22 PM

N
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pilotdlh
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 10:21:54 AM

Yes.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 8:23:17 AM

No but I try not to speed excessively for safety and gas conservation.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 7:02:57 AM

No need to if one already drives with common sense. No rocket science here!!
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 6:50:45 AM

never...........
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 8:37:45 AM

Yes, I do, I try not to drive aggresively, avoid quick stop, quick accelerate, and overspeed, and use cruise for a long trip, and take out any miscellaneous stuffs to make car lighter,etc.
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Wanda127
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 7:47:27 AM

Not really. I've always tried to conserve my gas.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 7:26:38 AM

I changed 20 years ago and have continued. I don't see gasoline ever being cheap enough to not drive conservatively.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 6:43:24 AM

Never........
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 3:40:42 PM

coast more coming to lights, no sudden accelerations.
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stoihor
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 3:30:44 PM

no.
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 2:57:05 PM

Driving smart already saves time & fuel.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 7:25:01 AM

never........
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gougedQC
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 8:05:04 AM

absolutely
I accelerate more slowly, and coast a hell of a lot more.
highway depends on time.. usually 110 or so,...down from previous 125

Also travel to Ontario regularly and buy all gas there..20 cents L cheaper than Quebec on average..thats a LOT
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 7:18:48 AM

Never..........
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fonz08wrx
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 2:28:52 PM

hell yeah my car takes premium so i cant be shifting at high rpm's
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 8:59:32 AM

Nope, there is nothing to change. Driving smart already saves time & fuel.
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 8:42:27 AM

Still like to wind 'er up and let it go.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:52:15 AM

Never.....
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 7:14:51 PM

YES
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 9:54:13 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 7:17:40 AM

No........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2014 7:18:24 AM

No..........
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GBMAX
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 7:20:33 PM

when I can
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HotRod10
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 4:57:28 PM

Nope. My time is still worth more than the $1.50/hour I'd save in my car, and the $5/hour I'd save on trips with the family isn't worth keeping the eight of us cooped up longer than necessary.
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