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c2100

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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2005 12:29:09 AM

yes



[Edited by: GM at 1/25/2007 10:37:04 AM EST]
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 7:10:07 PM

Yes.
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jade914
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 1:53:23 PM

Yes.
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2014 2:57:56 AM

Yes.
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 11:44:49 AM

WilW
You don't boycott gas. You boycott a gas company. Buy all the gas you want, just not from the boycotted company. Easily done and very effective
if you can get the people together. Can be done city by city or state by state.

[Edited by: Chiefaz at 8/18/2014 11:45:12 AM EST]
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 11:59:49 PM

Yes.
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Retired-Coastie
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 8:48:13 PM

yes
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WilW
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 9:18:17 AM

Yes, unless you boycott by no longer driving.
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 11:19:56 PM

No
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 5:52:30 AM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 9:20:59 AM

yes
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 7:04:23 AM

maybe
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 3:47:23 AM

Yes.
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 12:25:22 PM

No
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2014 1:45:59 AM

Yes!
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 6:33:08 PM

No
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oikoswhispers
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2014 7:57:52 AM

yes because if you boycott a particular gas company they will just sell their gas to another company.
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 11:33:47 PM

Yes.
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 11:52:22 AM

No. Success depends on how you apply it. You don't boycott gas, you boycott a gas company!
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 3:23:19 AM

Yes
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sh1361
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 9:39:32 PM

Indeed
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gaskeeper20k
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 9:31:29 PM

yep
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 5:07:06 AM

Yes.
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linku2gasbuddy
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 10:04:02 PM

Yes. There are more important things in life. Get a life!
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 2:13:08 PM

No.
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 8:04:39 AM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 10:27:40 AM

This website, by default, creates the most effective and cost-effective method of boycott. Drivers will purchase fuel where it is offered at the lowest available price. The only cost-effective way to expand the boycott is to share information provided on this website.
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 4:58:55 AM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 3:24:54 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 5:08:27 AM

If you can get half the nation to do it yes it will help but we all know that's not going to happen.
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 5:20:01 AM

Yes!
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 10:39:16 AM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 3:56:06 AM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 2:45:48 PM

Yes
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 5:04:21 AM

Yes.
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 1:41:56 PM

No
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:32:32 AM

Yes! Life is short, do something else.
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:20:48 AM

Yes....gasoline is not a want, it is a need...
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 8:54:38 PM

Yes.
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Chiefaz
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 1:05:25 PM

No
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 5:29:08 AM

Yes!
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 2:30:22 AM

depends on how many joins in!
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 2:15:41 AM

Yes.
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counterattack
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 5:11:54 PM

Like some mentioned you need enough people to get in on a boycott to make it effective. If not then yes it is a waste of time.
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 9:21:11 AM

no
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Pablo56ON
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 8:50:22 AM

The ONLY way a boycott can work is if ENOUGH people boycott one major company (eg.. PetroCan) until they drop their price. Then move to another company until they drop their price and so on. It won't take very long to start a gas war. A number of years ago, I saw gas selling for $.25/litre in Montreal during a gas war when gas was averaging around $.80 a litre everywhere else. Boycotting all stations for one day has absolutely no effect.
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 1:58:55 AM

Yes.
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sh1361
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 9:49:21 PM

Yes
What happens after the boycott?
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 5:56:32 AM

Yes!
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byronmullens
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 6:55:58 PM

Yes see Mancur Olson's The Logic of Collective Action
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 5:59:30 AM

Yes
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