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mrsclaus2013

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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:52:07 PM

I ran out of gas while on way to a costume party and had to pee really bad, I was waking down the road doing the got to pee dance and dressed up as a clown
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Snowchoux
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 3:48:14 PM

Never have run out.
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 12:55:01 PM

Don't clown costumes have a zipper like regular pants? If they don't, I can readily see your predicament. No pun intended.
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peace7
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 6:21:06 PM

I only ran out of gas once and it was a service station loaner. I drove it less than 10 minutes before it ran out of gas.
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 6:41:40 AM

you'll clog your fuel filter, or overheat the electric fuel pump in the fuel tank
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 6:31:18 AM

I never ran out of gas.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:12:43 AM

Running out of gas would be strange enough because, after all you have a gas gauge.
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 6:58:35 PM

Had some kids push vehicle to station for me.
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 12:40:38 PM

Never run out of gas. I have this gauge in my car that indicates how much gas I have. You guys should get one.
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:04:55 AM

Pushed car into gas station...with help of course.
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traffic cop
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:00:01 AM

Ever run out of gas in a cruiser? That's embarrassing! And the jerk attendant at a nearby gas station wouldn't loan me a gas can. He could only SELL one of those cheap plastic ones--at about $7.50.

The station owners know they've got people in a desperate situation.

Then I had to put a few gallons into the cruiser, in uniform, and pay cash out of my own wallet.

At least I didn't get a call during the mess. ("Hey, Operations? I can't respond to that crime-in-progress. Got a little problem here....")
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 8:24:45 AM

last time had to walk a mile in sub zero temps, not funny
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:16:54 AM

I never "ran out of gas", how could you do that?
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 12:37:18 PM

Yeah, I saw you on my way to Dothan. But, no way was I going to stop and give you a ride. Clowns scare me.
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 9:50:11 PM

Ran out of gas and coasted off the highway to stop right across the road from an army base.
Left the wife and kids in the travel trailer we were towing and hitched to get a can of gas. When I got back a Jeeo gull of soldiers were guarding my truck and trailer and gave me hell for "abandoning" her.
Told them I did so in front of the safest place in the USA, and fetched them a cold dozen from the cooler. Everyone was happy.
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anapeg
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 9:34:32 PM

While pulling an 11,000 gallon (CDN) or 50,000 litre tanker on the highway I ran out of diesel fuel and had to wait while it was brought 45 miles out to me.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 12:05:40 PM

I haven't run out of gas often enough to have anything strange happen.
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 12:02:36 PM

Never have run out of gas.
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jes
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 8:34:58 AM

Funny thing is, I've never run out of gas.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 7:19:56 AM

This happened to me when I was driving someone elses vehicle recently and the gas gauge said it had 1/4 tank of gas in it, but I ran out and had to walk about a mile to get my truck and go put some gas into this piece of junk. It was cold that day and I had a light jacket on which caused me to become very chilled in the process of doing this. I usually don't drive other individuals vehicles and I certainly don't want them driving mine. A lot of people don't maintain and keep their vehicles with at least a 1/2 tank of gas in them like I do.
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maxstar
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 12:38:52 AM

Gas_Buddy is exactly right. This topic belongs in "Off Topic".
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Gas_Buddy
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 11:42:58 PM

What, exactly, does this topic have to do in the General Gas Talk discussion category?

General Gas Talk is for general talk about gas stations, fuel, oil, etc.

Maybe this would be a better topic, and it's just a suggestion, in the Off Topic or Just For Fun discussion categories.
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 9:21:55 PM

Nice, I cannot remember the last time I ran out of gas.
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