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RONALD777

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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 11:50:45 AM

Anybody besides me get frustrated when you pull into a station & the pump prices are so faded you can't even guess what they are?
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sks1586
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Message Posted: May 4, 2013 3:57:56 PM

99% will choose to ignore a gas station with Illegible pump prices.
Illegible pump prices is a sign of gas station moving towards going out of business.
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sheba24
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Message Posted: May 4, 2013 9:45:44 AM

Don't have that problem here. Very few if any.
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smugutu1234
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Message Posted: May 4, 2013 9:03:36 AM

YES!
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MBar351
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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 12:20:39 AM

It happens a lot where the pumps are not fully covered from the sun. The plastic window discolors, and the price cannot be seen.
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 8:53:42 PM

Do not seem to have that problem here.
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geno700
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 10:15:35 AM

if the pumps are old think what the holding tanks are like.
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gvan
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 9:18:15 AM

Pump prices on the pump? I've never run into that situation.
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Titanic1985
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 9:06:59 AM

I've never had that happen to me. I might add that a station like that would leave me with doubts as to their other equipment and it's condition.
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krazkar
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 8:01:47 AM

There is a couple That I update that are this way. Have to get out and really look to see.
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cujo1977
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 7:19:33 AM

no yet
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MIT05
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 6:57:17 AM

I would think by now pumps would have electronic.

They are old paper faded here.
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valby
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 6:27:29 AM

Yes.
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RNF
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 6:26:19 AM

Never has happened to me.
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BulletRC
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 6:12:05 AM

Been there & done that. Yes, that is very frustrating
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bradley3533
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 12:37:22 AM

sign of neglect
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2013 12:53:22 AM

Never have seen that.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2013 12:36:47 AM

I have not had that happen. I have been where the sun was so bright, I had to shade the numbers to see them.
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2013 9:49:27 PM

Never has happened to me.
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valby
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2013 6:46:47 AM

Don't buy there.
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RNF
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2013 6:19:30 AM

I've never come across illegible pump prices.

If, I couldn't read the price, I wouldn't buy at that station. I would go somewhere else.
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pawnkingfour
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 10:24:09 PM

Yes, there are so many of them around.
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traffic cop
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 9:59:24 PM

Well, sometimes I do see panels with a digit missing off the signs. Ruins my whole day.
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PassmyGas
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 4:29:42 PM

yes I am!
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geepy
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 2:25:36 PM

why even pull into the junkyard
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bcressy
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 2:05:07 PM

I would never buy from a station where the price was unclear. Heck, we have a station near me that has FOUR price points: self-serve, cash; self-serve, credit; full-serve, cash; and full-serve, credit. All of the different methods make it confusing enough, even WITHOUT faded signage.
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 1:52:54 PM

Who would buy gas from a station if you can't see what the price is? That's crazy!
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 1:46:26 PM

Look on the shady side of the pump.
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bthor76
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 12:45:24 PM

If illegible I go elsewhere.
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redx590
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 10:00:54 AM

yess i hate that, even when The big signs are not all that clear and can't be greatly seen when driving by
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MIT05
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 9:52:24 AM

It is hard to read at times.
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EdPG
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 9:33:40 AM

I would not buy @ that sation
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BUSSY
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 9:27:38 AM

I have not seen this but I would never buy gas from that station.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 9:15:06 AM

Then I suggest that you refrain from using this station if you don't know the prices.
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sks1586
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 8:56:16 AM

comments provide some answers
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 1:08:49 PM

Are you referring to the prices on the ad signs, or the prices displayed on the pumps?
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MrDeath666
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 1:22:04 PM

I just skip posting stations when I can't easily read their prices.
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Carol7777
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 1:18:36 PM

I hate that! Some of the prices look like they've been scratched out on purpose. I skip these stations & only enter price/prices posted on sign.
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