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jony

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Message Posted: May 16, 2012 3:04:19 PM

do you ever suspect others of copying gas prices off the site to get their points?
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kboykool
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 12:07:34 PM

Yes, I do, but sometimes the pumps and the marquee do not match. Some folks see a posted regular price and assume the higher grades. Recently the price distribution has been changing so that is not as accurate. Some stations still mark up mid-grade 10 cents and another 10 cents for premium/super. Many have gone to 15 cent increments and I have even seen 12 cent increments. However there are others out there that are asymmetric and mark up mid-grade say 8 cents and premium say an additional 20 or 30 cents.

No longer can we assume a 10 cent increment for all stations for each grade increase. I know in Iowa that mid-grade ("plus") used to be less than regular because of ethanol subsidies. I'm not sure if that is still the case.
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nichols
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:27:54 AM

yes, drive by on the way to work
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hjl17
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 7:52:37 AM

Yes
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 7:23:49 AM

OF course.
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Mitchsoc
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 7:22:09 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 7:19:13 AM

Yes....for sure................
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 5:33:10 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2014 7:29:17 AM

Yes.........
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 9:28:21 PM

yes I See the prices I post.
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jade914
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 6:38:54 PM

I do, but I don't post unless I see the price. Is there a penalty for being wrong?
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kennyman
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 6:37:41 PM

Yes.
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mawtaow
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 7:01:57 AM

yes
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estroh
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 12:14:13 AM

Yup
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Seekingone
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2014 6:51:58 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2014 6:35:43 AM

Yes...........for sure..............
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 6:57:35 AM

yes..........
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DaddyD302
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 3:59:55 AM

yes
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 12:38:50 AM

yes
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estroh
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 12:37:50 AM

Yup
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bhWY
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 3:58:06 PM

yes
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 3:49:54 PM

yes
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TheOldMan25177
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 6:51:14 PM

I see every price I post, but notice that a few others are not.. Being a retailer myself I have found the prices at my own business entered wrong, most likely by somebody just gaining points.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 7:57:26 AM

yes...........
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estroh
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 12:20:26 AM

yup
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sheba24
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 8:08:46 AM

Yes
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 6:42:50 AM

Of course I saw those prices
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 6:39:24 AM

Yes
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blueliner16
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 5:50:36 AM

Yes
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 5:45:06 AM

absolutely!
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sheba24
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 7:30:20 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 7:27:18 AM

yes......for sure.........
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estroh
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 1:01:14 AM

yup
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SGLuz
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 11:35:08 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 6:56:15 AM

yes....always.....
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 3:10:58 AM

Why do you ask?
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estroh
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2014 12:43:08 AM

yup
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mawtaow
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 6:29:37 AM

yes
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 6:30:28 AM

yup, with my own 4 eyes
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Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 5:43:13 AM

yes, i am sure some do
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 5:08:24 AM

Yes
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mpsrent
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 4:03:39 PM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:25:16 AM

yes for sure...............
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 6:52:28 AM

of course
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rmw10rpw
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 8:30:53 AM

yes
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sheba24
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 8:21:15 AM

Yes
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mawtaow
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 7:04:29 AM

yes
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 6:07:14 AM

yes
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 5:40:59 AM

yes I did
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estroh
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 12:15:17 AM

yup
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 1:01:30 AM

Yes! I see the prices....
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