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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: Oct 23, 2014 8:31:20 PM

#4
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:08:57 PM

Oil to drop to $75 and gas will remain high, above $3 a gallon.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 11:43:34 AM

Plane crash in Russia kills French oil company Total CEO. Gas prices will go up.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 12:27:04 PM

Canadian oil.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 11:49:26 AM

It's Sunday.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 10:39:05 AM

First emission free power generating plant, very cool.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 7:10:42 PM

#4 so of course gas goes up.
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cougarls88
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 12:44:45 PM

And RBOB is back up a couple of cents today so expect pump prices to jump.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 10:33:03 AM

Now there is concern that oil prices falling may cause instability of world economies. I must admit I am happy oil is falling even though we just had a gasoline increase of 26 cents a gallon. So none of it makes any sense anymore and I don't think anyone knows the answer.
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grampi47
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 4:10:01 PM

I took my wife to a Dr. apt yesterday...on the way there gas was $2.87...on the way home it was $3.19 at the same station...unfrickenbelieveable!
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cougarls88
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 1:59:43 PM

Ah lookie...RBOB down another 3+ cents today. No doubt meaning the price at the pump tomorrow will jump 20 cents.
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Safari7350
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 11:33:13 AM

Supply and demand. Sometimes it's perceived rather than real.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 7:43:34 AM

well, so far, price is stabilized where I live.


[Edited by: OilerFan at 10/15/2014 7:43:50 AM EST]
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 7:31:51 AM

Don't care what the reason.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 3:02:34 PM

Number 4 again, crude down to $82 a barrel and I just received an alert from gb.com that gas is going up 30 cents a gallon.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 1:41:48 PM

Number 4.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 11:47:21 AM

The polar vortex will get us again this year.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 1:59:27 PM

Pick a reason, I dare 'ya.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 12:51:03 PM

#4 is the order of the day.
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B3y0ndP3tr0l3um
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 6:59:05 AM

001) Too many people getting gas causing traffic jam in nearby street
002) Inside sales going down causing an offset on the gas price
003) Reduced demand at refinery spreading the markup to a fewer number of gallons
004) Increasing crude price resulting in increasing gas price
005) Hurricane that causes crude production to decrease increasing crude price
006) Detours in transportation that make deliveries more expensive
007) Tax increases from decreased revenues
008) Gas station hiring but no applicants to interview
009) Inventory at station critically low
010) Decrease in production or refining capacity
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SkooterG
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 9:01:16 PM

Good stuff.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 8:25:22 PM

Rainy days, sunny days, cloudy days, snowy days.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2014 5:50:10 PM

Oil is going down, so of course gasoline will go up!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2014 7:24:45 PM

Japan nuclear restart to hurt oil consumption. Why don't I feel bad about that??
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 7:59:33 PM

CDL licenses for sight impaired truck drivers??? Are you kidding????
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 1:04:45 PM

It's Sunday.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2014 7:36:44 PM

"Gas Below 3 Dollars a Gallon in Great Lakes Region". Maybe in the lakes but sure is not in Ohio.
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Mushmush1
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 2:33:46 PM

Because other stations prices went up
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 2:01:17 PM

Electric cars a reason??? Me thinks not!!!
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 9:53:55 PM

There is only one reason gas prices increase: You pay whatever anyway.

All the listed excuses are only to scare you into being willing to pay more.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 6:13:36 PM

Gas prices are not "falling" here with the season, in fact they are springing upward.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 11:44:03 AM

Joke question of the day..."What Will Happen When Oil Falls Below $90 A Barrell??" ROFL
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 7:57:55 PM

ISIL, Hong Kong, Ukraine......pick one.
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Philo_Gray
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 10:56:44 PM

Obama
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 2:14:12 PM

"Utility Bills Headed Up This Winter".....Duh!! Right along with gasoline.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2014 12:37:12 PM

Saturday!!!!!
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 3:26:01 PM

Global climate extremists.
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peapaw
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Airstrikes on ISIS.
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rcsteve23
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 12:55:18 PM

All the above.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 11:36:35 AM

Alternative fuels.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 8:13:53 AM

Citgo.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 7:21:51 AM

Just because we want to....say the oil companies.
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Grateful11
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 3:31:20 PM

"government regulations by the Obama anointed one"

Still hasn't broke the high price record set under the Bush regime.
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 11:20:12 AM

You are right "PeaPaw"....
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 11:07:54 AM

It's SUNDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
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Philo_Gray
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 11:26:09 PM

government regulations by the Obama anointed one
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 12:51:44 PM

"Alternative energy".
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 6:26:31 PM

Fib of the day, Autumn gas prices to be lower.
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zippok
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 5:45:10 PM

If every one would keep their tank half full or less the refineries storage tanks would be over flowing and they would be forced to lower prices.
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peapaw
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 1:23:02 PM

Increased domestic energy production.
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