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peapaw

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2011 8:35:36 AM

1. Upcoming holiday
2. Preceding holiday
3. Crude oil went up
4. Crude oil went down
5. Ben Bernanke gave a speech
6. Timothy Geithner threatened to resign
7. We were bored
8. The sun came up
9. To keep Gas Buddy website in business
10. The dog ate the previous gas price list

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ADD TO THE LIST, ANYONE?

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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2014 10:15:36 AM

#1 and #2.
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deant99
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 2:25:00 PM

get David Letterman, those 10 will do for starters

[Edited by: deant99 at 4/19/2014 2:25:48 PM EST]
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 8:38:27 AM

Now state and federal gas taxes increasing.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 10:37:19 AM

Iran and Iraq joint oil adventure. Dollars do make strange bedfellows.
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 10:01:05 AM

#1 & #8
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 9:27:22 AM

#8 today.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 12:49:07 PM

Dog chomping on the previous list as I write.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 10:20:10 AM

Obama dragging his feet on Keystone.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 10:31:49 AM

OPEC attempting to control pricing, well go figure.
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deant99
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:49:46 PM

I'll ask David Letterman before he retires
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 10:17:47 AM

Anything that has to do with energy.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 10:24:24 AM

Slow oil trains.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 10:22:03 AM

Putin is still up to his antics, but if not Putin there would be another reason. We will never run out of things to worry about.
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kdanish
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2014 10:42:37 AM

Supposedly "summer gas"
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2014 9:08:04 AM

Climate change.......not!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 9:39:37 AM

One well went down in Saudi Arabia and Putin took his shirt off again.
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Philo_Gray
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 11:04:35 PM

Obama
Obama
Obama
Obama
Obama
Obama
Obama
Obama
Obama
and OBAMA
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 11:03:41 PM

profit growth
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kdanish
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 10:40:27 AM

Any excuse they can come up with.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 9:51:25 AM

Those wacky pipeline protestors!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 11:51:42 AM

Libya trying to get in on the oil price gouging.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 9:53:13 AM

pipelines.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 9:47:55 AM

Every single failed energy policy of the current regime.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 12:09:23 PM

Ethanol, garbage fuel.
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 10:32:49 PM

Greedy Corporations.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 3:24:05 PM

One word; EXPORTS!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 10:38:40 AM

Educated idiots from Silicon Valley trying to stop Keystone Pipeline.
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 9:38:41 AM

Add another word...GREED
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 9:33:10 AM

One word ETHANOL
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Grateful11
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 7:20:52 PM

Quite simply because they can. Right now wholesale is sitting at $2.91/gallon, $0.08 lower than last week but at the pumps it's gone up $0.10 today.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 9:58:33 AM

Continuing exports of oil and refined products.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 11:09:19 AM

U.S. supplies 10% of world supply and somehow gas prices will still rise. Conspiracy?????
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thirstyV8suv
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 12:22:43 PM

SPEEDWAY SPEEDWAY SPEEDWAY

Read about it at The Gas Game.The Gas Game.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 11:53:25 AM

The global warming crowd.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 2:11:35 PM

Tax breaks for all energy companies.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 9:42:53 AM

White house backing energy exports.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 11:30:55 AM

Increased speed limits = lower MPG = higher fuel consumption = higher fuel prices. Yes it is as simple as that.
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Kyun7
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 7:23:07 PM

greed of investors
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 9:54:40 AM

Another oil spill at Houston.....sigh.....
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 6:14:51 PM

Slow trains in the upper midwest.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 9:44:55 AM

EPA idiotic mandate of the use of corn based ethanol!!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 11:26:23 AM

Bakken oil trains derailing, build Keystone already!!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2014 9:55:14 AM

Janet Yellen.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 11:37:45 AM

American investors worried about German energy policy. Somehow we all know that will equate into higher gasoline prices.
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2014 9:42:27 AM

The only thing missing from the list is GREED
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2014 9:34:13 AM

Tryin' to sneak one by us.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 6:26:12 AM

Road rage causing gas to go up????
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2014 10:10:37 AM

U.S. and Russia arguing.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 12:05:08 PM

By far government mettling in EVERYTHING!!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2014 2:39:05 PM

Desert power plants??????????????????????
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