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dgnj808

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 1:10:51 AM

Do you stop topping off when:
1) you reach the first click
2) a little leaks out of the tank
3) round to the nearest dollar
4) round to the nearest $0.25
5) round to the nearest $0.10
6) round to the nearest $0.05

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CrackedLCD
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2014 1:35:42 AM

I drive an older diesel so it doesn't have a vapor recovery system. There's a button on the filler neck that you can press to 'vent' the tank and squeeze more fuel in. I can usually get another 2 or 2.5 gallons in after the filler clicks off if I press the button.
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SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2014 12:09:55 AM

One click after the auto-shutoff. Any more and you risk spilling the liquid gold.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 4:42:59 PM

First click
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46chief
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2014 4:31:44 PM

When it won't take any more.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 5:27:22 PM

Take it to the next .25 cents.
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mandydonnaprinc
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2014 6:59:38 AM

when it's FULL
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 8:57:28 AM

when it's full
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 8:18:37 AM

once it clicks off I find I can get another 1.00 worth a little at a time
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hjl17
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 7:58:29 AM

When full
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cv
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 6:35:29 AM

To the nearest $.10(5)
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 2:12:27 PM

Round to the nearest 5 cents.
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dfp609
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 6:11:54 AM

I normally do not top off the tank.
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twt
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 4:53:04 AM

Closest full dollar amount.
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 4:36:23 AM

Top it off to the next dollar
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2014 12:25:37 PM

Just make it an even number.
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DerTaubman
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 9:22:27 AM

When I run out of money.
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jason54915
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 9:17:33 AM

first click
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BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 9:06:56 AM

When it is full.
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rando991
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 8:00:25 AM

after it clicks off about 2-3 times
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 7:52:40 AM

I try and round up, but most of the time I do not top off.
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 6:44:06 AM

when its full
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 2:42:20 PM

4 round it up to the nearest 25 cents
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wbacon
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 4:52:36 AM

when the auto stop stops pumping
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 4:48:45 AM

Why do you ask?
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twt
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 4:40:09 AM

Round to the nearest dollar, sometimes..
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CrackedLCD
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 2:09:17 AM

I fill up until I can see it in the neck, but my car is a diesel and doesn't have the charcoal canister to filter out fumes like a gasser. That is why you should never fill to the brim with gas, it will ruin that canister and you'll be spewing toxic fumes everywhere you go. Pollution.

If I'm in a gasser, I usually round to the nearest 25ยข.
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SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 12:08:52 AM

One click after the auto-shutoff. Any more and you risk spilling the liquid gold.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 7:35:53 PM

I just round it up to the closest 25 cents. Guess thatbwould be #4
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jason54915
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 9:35:37 AM

first click
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bobcat773
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 9:02:50 AM

When I can see the fuel. Now that is full.
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 8:46:57 AM

As soon as it clicks off I go to nearest fifty cents.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 6:12:37 PM

I just make it even, depending maybe to the next 25 cents
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rparsonssr
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 8:15:13 AM

auto shut off
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cv
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 6:09:02 AM

#5 as a rule.
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SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 12:23:11 AM

One click after the auto-shutoff. Any more and you risk spilling the liquid gold.
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46chief
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 4:39:18 PM

When it is completely full.
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Mitchsoc
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 7:30:33 AM

Nearest $0.25
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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2014 7:14:18 AM

when I hear the gurgling
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 2:38:57 PM

4) I just round up to the nearest 25 cents. even though I use a credit card.
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hjl17
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 7:41:11 AM

When it's full
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 6:19:35 AM

After the 1st click
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 5:43:36 AM

Try to round up to the nearest dollar
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 6:34:15 AM

when it is FULL!
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WES03
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:40:41 AM

When prices are falling.
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BobP1950
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:23:55 AM

normally when it clicks off
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:41:06 AM

nearest dollar
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QueenMother
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:26:41 AM

To the nearest dollar.
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Mitchsoc
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:15:23 AM

Nearest $0.25
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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:07:06 AM

round off to even number
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 10:09:59 AM

Generally neares fifty cents.
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hjl17
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 8:46:12 AM

when empty
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