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1Dragon2012

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:04:58 AM

Do you pay Cash or Card today at the Gas station?
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estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: May 25, 2013 12:40:42 AM

Card
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RaceFan6
Sophomore Author Fort Worth

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Message Posted: May 24, 2013 12:54:07 PM

I use my new ExxonMobil "Smart Card" which gives me a $.06 per gallon rebate, which makes my net price very competitive with any of the lowball options out there.

And, if a particular ExxonMobil station also offers a discount for cash, I automatically receive the lower cash price when I use their "Smart Card," even though it's a credit card.
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twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: May 22, 2013 3:55:44 AM

I always use my card. Cash back, is an incentive.
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pbarbee
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Message Posted: May 22, 2013 1:23:50 AM

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nurdco
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Message Posted: May 22, 2013 1:12:13 AM

Card when there's no price differences
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ronbo2010
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Message Posted: May 22, 2013 12:48:25 AM

Cash. Cards always has surcharge although some gas stations decides to publish them separately from the bill. What irritates me is that some gas station also charges from Debit Card which is supposed to be taking money from your bank account directly hence less cost.
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dekline
Sophomore Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: May 22, 2013 12:33:50 AM

Card
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gus8441
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Message Posted: May 21, 2013 12:19:26 AM

card
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JOB_Dave
Sophomore Author San Francisco

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Message Posted: May 21, 2013 12:09:40 AM

card
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estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: May 21, 2013 12:02:00 AM

card
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BIRDlE
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 11:28:32 PM

card
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olympusman2004
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 10:34:42 PM

credit
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PassmyGas
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 11:41:45 AM

card
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hjl17
Champion Author Toronto

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 11:35:15 AM

both
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DarbyDog
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 11:09:14 AM

Cash back rewards card.
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MIT05
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 11:05:04 AM

Card.
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fkkf92
Champion Author Toronto

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 10:36:05 AM

card
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tkawashima
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 10:22:24 AM

card
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 10:02:52 AM

credit
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Hanski
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 9:44:17 AM

mostly card. sometimes cash
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 4:16:14 AM

Only pay at the pump, I stay out of the stores. If I have to go in for cash I do not buy anything else.
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twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 4:03:15 AM

Credit, always.
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gwhizz13
All-Star Author Abbotsford

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 2:34:27 AM

Card, but when leaving the country for more than a month I use cash everywhere so I don't come home to a c.c bill with interest added!
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jack4141
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 2:17:58 AM

Card
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pbarbee
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 12:38:17 AM

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gus8441
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 12:21:54 AM

card
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 12:11:43 AM

Card.
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MIT05
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Message Posted: May 19, 2013 7:39:34 AM

Cash.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: May 19, 2013 7:12:32 AM

credit
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Disnydad
Champion Author Albany

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Message Posted: May 19, 2013 7:04:39 AM

Always card at the pump. I hate going inside as I tend to wind up behind some nut buying 23 different lottery tickets.
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pbarbee
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 12:35:55 AM

credit
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estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 12:13:32 AM

Card
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petromonitor
Champion Author Toronto

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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 3:29:00 PM

Credit card
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Zig0
Champion Author Tennessee

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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 3:00:58 PM

cash
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Firedawg99
Sophomore Author Virginia

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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 2:17:42 PM

card depending on the station. Certain stations here charge a surcharge for using cards.
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tmudflap
Rookie Author Mississippi

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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 1:12:59 PM

Card
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ace12012
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Message Posted: May 15, 2013 4:47:54 PM

card
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_Sparty_
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Message Posted: May 15, 2013 3:11:53 PM

Cash for discount only
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:46:06 AM

Usually always card
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kennyman
Champion Author Alberta

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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 9:10:45 PM

card.
I don't carry much cash.

[Edited by: kennyman at 4/19/2013 9:12:48 PM EST]
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minookaband
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 8:57:22 PM

credit
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NickoliMB
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 12:36:42 PM

Credit.
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gus8441
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 12:31:20 AM

card
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olympusman2004
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 12:12:19 AM

card
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estroh
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 12:03:26 AM

card
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borsht
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2013 8:39:29 PM

card
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Nomofriggincube
Champion Author Miami

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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2013 8:21:20 PM

Always cash
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_Sparty_
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2013 8:07:20 PM

Cash for discount only
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sks1586
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 9:16:29 AM

card
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estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 12:03:27 AM

card
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GopherGuy88
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 11:34:25 PM

credit/debit
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