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gluetank
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 1:31:11 PM

Israel going to war..... war in Syria, Iran continues to stall.
Mid-east coming to a boil.

Hmmmm...

So where are those greedy manipulators and their transparent excuses for raising gas prices? Did someone call the dogs off?

Government says all cars will get 50mpg in the future; that's great. I'm glad my old Monte Carlo will be cheaper to drive by then..........
..........I'll still be driving it.

:) LOL (:



[Edited by: gluetank at 11/16/2012 1:35:48 PM EST]
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jack4141
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 6:21:49 AM

Hmmm
2Tall
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 6:21:04 AM

they are coming
NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 3:44:35 PM

They are broke.
PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 2:14:23 PM

Oh, darn you. You woke them up.
OilerFan
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:36:41 PM

If most people understood how buying and selling of wholesale fuel worked, they'd shut up about it.
_Sparty_
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 8:24:08 PM

Spending all the cash they siphoned off from the first 3 quarters of the year
2Tall
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:50:47 AM

lurking...
nraacct
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2013 4:31:20 PM

Recovering from last night.
1stupedaso
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2013 9:07:40 AM

a good day for the dow jones usually means oil price goes up
Howmuchtofillit
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 2:33:07 PM

They have already started raising oil prices on deal talks. Up close to $92 now. Wait until they hear the word deal. Then Bam. $100 per barrel again.
badger2
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 2:12:21 PM

Be assured, if some kind of agreement is reached on the fiscal cliff, they will start bidding up prices with vengeance.
MIT05
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 1:27:13 PM

2013 should tell a lot.
Boyrr
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 12:14:50 PM

greed
Boyrr
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 12:14:50 PM

greed
OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 11:01:12 AM

On the sidelines - watching to see what the New Year brings here in the states ...
MertieMan
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 8:08:40 AM

They are currently hiding and speculating on how they can further raise prices and make tons more money.
NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 9:45:11 PM

Hopefully learning to shut up and minding their own business.
Nitecrew
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 12:27:45 AM

perhaps they're busy trying to shield the profits before the "cliff"
NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 7:17:04 PM

I agree that as soon as traffic increases in the spring they will be up and about.
travelzonecente
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 10:48:50 AM

They only make money twice a year.
NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2012 12:37:15 PM

Losing money.
2Tall
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2012 7:13:46 AM

wait unitl April
NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2012 2:45:13 PM

The speculators took a kicking in the market so are shutting up for a bit.
ZZZoop
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2012 9:49:02 AM

>>So where are those greedy manipulators and their transparent excuses for raising gas prices? Did someone call the dogs off?<<

Or the answer could be that speculators can't just raise prices on a whim as the dim-witted contend.
PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2012 8:50:28 PM

They took long vacations to warmer climates to spend all the money they made recently. They are like spiders just waiting to get back into action to fleece us again. Don't think they won't.
toms1120
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 7:39:11 PM

Vacation
pathygen95
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 4:44:52 PM

They will probably raise the registration fees on older cars, when cars are averaging 50mpg. Don't get me wrong I use to own a 80 Monte Carlo, I like old cars.
rick_evans
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 4:30:42 PM

gluetank you want higher prices?
CHEAPERDREAMS
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 4:29:29 PM

Fear not they are already at work. Futures have already gone up a buck. Add the oil platform fire in the gulf and it is sure to go up. Who knows how much.
brerrabbitTX
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 3:59:20 PM

It's a double effect. Tension in the Mid East vs the Fiscal Cliff looming in the US. If half of the things happen to the US Economy that they are predicting then everyone here gets their wish and gas prices go down. Only problem will be that unemployment will reach 10% many will loose their job, growth will stop and many of us still won't be able to afford gas prices even when they are considerably cheaper.
nraacct
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 2:22:21 PM

Still lurking in the shadows.
gvan
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2012 2:19:53 PM

It is surprising oil hasn't shot up since the Israel bombing.
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