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TBone2k

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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 3:40:05 PM

Pardon if I'm repeating infom already known, but I couldn't find this so I thought I'd share.

For Canadians buying gas in the US, if you want to pay at the pump with your credit card, I have confirmed that when the pump asks for your zip code, you can enter just the numbers from your postal code, plus "00". For example, if my postal code was M1E 2W7, I could enter "12700". Worked every time, all the way down to Florida.

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FocusFree
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 11:26:39 PM

Didn't know that, will have to give it a try...great tip
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 1:44:52 PM

You can use my zip code if you want: 95202. Let me know if you need my Social Security Number, too.
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Loonieburger
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 6:17:21 PM

BartandLisa,

I use H0H 0H0 in Canada. :)
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:03:21 PM

I would never provide my actual postal code unnecessarily and would use something like A1A 1A1 or 90210 when mandatory to get around it
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Loonieburger
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 10:03:23 AM

If I didn't have a US address anyway, I'd just do what I do when I'm forced to give personal info online to a company who's obviously just going to sell it: use my alias, complete with 90210 zip code. :)
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Loonieburger
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 10:03:22 AM

If I didn't have a US address anyway, I'd just do what I do when I'm forced to give personal info online to a company who's obviously just going to sell it: use my alias, complete with 90210 zip code. :)
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Loonieburger
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 10:03:20 AM

If I didn't have a US address anyway, I'd just do what I do when I'm forced to give personal info online to a company who's obviously just going to sell it: use my alias, complete with 90210 zip code. :)

[Edited by: Loonieburger at 1/31/2013 10:04:19 AM EST]
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 1:50:39 PM

That is not important. What is important is all the Canadian actors and singers in L.A. taking jobs away from American actors and singers. Something has to be done bout this travesty.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:10:22 AM

I know exactly how to solve this problem, pay with CASH.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 4:43:07 PM

..and if you put a 9 instead of a zero at the end, you get free gas.....just kidding!

Thanks for the info. I'll mention it to a Canadian!
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:06:22 PM

Keep going...try Cuba.
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TXBruin
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:06:01 AM

eh?
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 12:13:04 PM

Well, for goodness sakes. I will take this up with Homeland Security this very minute. You've found a very serious loophole in the system. Why, if enough Canadians were to find this out, you people could cripple our country by sucking up all of our gas.
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TrixieNY
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 5:34:23 PM

LOL CANADA!
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Gas_Buddy
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 4:20:42 PM



That's useful information that you might want to also post in the various Canadian discussion categories, where it will likely be seen by more Canadian Gas Buddy members.

Also, TBone2k, and it's just a suggestion, you might want to post fuel prices just a little more frequently, regardless of whether they're Canadian or U.S. fuel prices. In more than three years membership, you've averaged abut one fuel price post a month. Even posting just one more fuel price a month would add considerably to the amount of information you're providing your fellow members. But it's just a suggestion; that's all. Just a suggestion.

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