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jono0143
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2012 12:05:23 PM

Yes, and I use to carry a 5 gallon tank in the trunk to make it to the next even. At that time I was driving about 150 / day.

[Edited by: jono0143 at 2/27/2012 12:06:24 PM EST]
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Hanski
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:19:14 AM

no
grim_farva
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:18:56 AM

nope, I wasn't born then thankfully :)
HEDGEHOGS
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:11:10 AM

yes. early 70's. very annoying.
Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:59:50 AM

nope.
Titanic1985
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:54:53 AM

Yes.
valby
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:39:58 AM

Yes
sheba24
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:36:17 AM

yes
Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 6:56:11 AM

Jimmy Carter = High gas prices, he was until now the worst President ever. Now we have the absolute worst President in Obama, and we have even higher gas prices!
Countryman2013
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 12:43:51 AM

This was during the Jimmie Carter era??? I can sure remember that!!!
JOB_Dave
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2013 11:42:08 PM

yes but had a station owner say "If I have gas you can have gas".
2Tall
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2013 4:52:04 PM

no, I was overseas.
traffic cop
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 8:32:15 PM

Gary Trudeau said, "What can you say about a decade whose greatest cultural achievement was a Fifties' revival?
wbacon
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 5:34:28 PM

yes
sheba24
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 6:51:58 AM

yes
cv
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 6:32:27 AM

Yes, and I hope they NEVER come back!
RedRam2005
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 1:23:13 AM

yes...it was a waste of time
jono0143
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 8:46:02 PM

<Yep. Isn't it great Obama's changed all that?>

LIKE
traffic cop
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 7:37:03 PM

Ah, the good old days of Jimmy Carter: high prices, reduced purchasing value for your $$$, an inept Middle East policy, an even more inept national defense policy, the promise to be "honest," liberal judges, more welfare, more (tax-payer-paid) abortions.

Yep. Isn't it great Obama's changed all that?
Mr1lung
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:33:39 PM

yes
PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:26:44 PM

I remember them, but not fondly.
jonjon57
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:05:48 PM

Yes
PDN57
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:48:37 AM

Only in the news I was in Germany at the time
AFOS
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:45:52 AM

Still have them but for lawn watering.
bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:26:03 AM

Yes, but want to forget those days.
catladyNM
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:00:17 AM

I was too young to drive but I remember.
Seekingone
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:22:05 AM

yes
sheba24
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:07:42 AM

yes
Hanski
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:31:26 AM

no
RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:35:26 AM

yes
RNF
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:19:25 AM

Yes
sjhman
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:17:12 AM

Nope
stlhawk
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 10:42:49 PM

sorry to say, yes.
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 12:19:24 PM

no
pt88
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 12:00:52 PM

yes
MIT05
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 10:04:21 AM

I worked as a gas attendent back then, it was ugly.
TXBruin
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 10:00:02 AM

no
jrferrari
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2012 9:03:30 AM

Back in the '70? I was young then. They used to lineup down the street from my house and we would sell soda to the people waiting in line.
hjl17
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2012 8:53:44 AM

yes
sheba24
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2012 7:05:01 AM

Yes, two weeks ago in NY.
maddog768
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 7:54:38 AM

If I heard the news right, they are doing that in New York now in the storm damaged areas.
coach39
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 7:39:42 AM

Yes
MIT05
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 7:29:15 AM

Sure do, I pumped gas during this time.
traffic cop
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 1:11:08 AM

Right! I think we're looking at the third term of Jimmy Carter.
estroh
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 12:12:38 AM

yup
JCLNC
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 11:24:12 PM

yes
nycztony85
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 11:08:34 PM

no
installer
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 6:02:41 PM

Yep, used to fill up my car and siphon to Motorcycle. 1975
jonjon57
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:16:41 PM

Yes
DesertRat2011
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 2:30:53 PM

Yes but were I lived we didn't have it as there were only 2 gas stations in town. Next closes was 75 miles away.
BeaON
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 8:12:00 AM

no
Vaad
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 7:25:24 PM

no
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