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veloman

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 4:32:16 AM

Gasoline vapors are suppose to be pretty bad to breath in. I'm just wondering what normal people think about it. On the rare occasion that I buy gas, I set the pump on and walk a few feet away and stay upwind if possible.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2013 1:01:06 AM

There are no fumes when filling. As others have said, the vapor recovery system captures the fumes. This is federal law. All pumps capture the fumes.

Also what you are doing is outlawed in most states. You are prohibited from setting the pump and walking away.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 9:38:33 AM

By all means, Benzine in gasoline causes cancer by inhaling it.
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hjl17
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 8:37:04 AM

yes
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WES03
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 8:33:07 AM

Stay up-wind.
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Serenity 03
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 8:32:19 AM

Not really
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 8:19:24 AM

Yes - they are pretty bad for you
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mawtaow
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 6:10:14 AM

Yes
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2013 6:03:49 AM

No
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Maxer105
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 6:19:12 AM

no
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valby
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 5:58:37 AM

No.
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cujo1977
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 5:56:13 AM

Y
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 5:37:40 AM

No
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nourdives
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 10:13:52 PM

no
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Philo_Gray
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 9:17:35 PM

I get rid of fumes by lighting a match.
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 7:01:35 PM

Yes
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PassmyGas
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 1:39:07 PM

no
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thebrohta167
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 10:39:52 AM

yes
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 8:43:51 AM

Yep, I shut the windows when the fuel is flowing
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smugutu1234
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 7:51:36 AM

How do you do that?
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 7:50:25 AM

No.
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estroh
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 12:02:02 AM

Hell that's the best part
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33gort33
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 2:18:17 PM

yes....for the most part
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 1:58:15 PM

have not really noticed them.
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DAWGnh
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 1:28:19 PM

no, its not like it was even 10 years ago. You don't get the fumes that much anymore.
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Howmuchtofillit
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 12:55:45 PM

I love to get high off fuels, then go driving. Don't you?
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 12:31:45 PM

yes
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HannahM2013
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 11:55:13 AM

well i dont like the smell of gasoline so if its really noticeable i may back up a bit...
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stock_k
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 11:04:48 AM

No. Its a good buzz.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 11:31:09 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2013 12:25:29 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2013 9:56:55 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2013 9:28:55 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2013 9:20:34 AM

Not really
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nichols
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2013 9:14:34 AM

if possible
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 8:06:18 AM

Yes
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lwood655
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 8:04:56 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 7:12:43 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 7:06:12 AM

no
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sheba24
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 6:50:05 AM

yes
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borsht
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 3:33:39 AM

Most stations have vapor recovery on the hose to car interface.
Where are you breating fumes?
The only place you would typically get fumes, is when filling gas cans or filling your lawnmower.
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2013 2:29:09 AM

yes
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JamesCalvin
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 10:48:00 PM

Always.
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TriniB
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 9:27:17 PM

Absolutely
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Philo_Gray
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 8:03:25 PM

no. I just light a match and that get ride of the smell!
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 7:32:37 PM

No
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jack4141
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 3:03:40 PM

What was question again...just kidding No
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stoihor
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 11:45:26 AM

what fumes?
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alphanyr
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 11:33:17 AM

YEA
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 11:27:21 AM

Most pumps now hold the fumes in pretty well.
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grim_farva
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 11:03:29 AM

I try to
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