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2k3Mach
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 7:58:14 AM

Everyone needs to pick 1 day a month to NOT drive unless there's an emergency and/or vital need. Get enough people to do this and it would definitely send a msg to the oil companies to quit robbing us.

Wouldn't it be great to see every street/highway deserted? These oil companies would end up stockpiling EVEN MORE fuel!
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 6:47:57 AM

Tuesday
1OILMAN
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 1:54:44 PM

Wouldn't you just buy it another day? So what harm have you done?
You know what momma says about stupid?
bithehr
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 7:09:30 AM

only drive when have to now dont drive 2-3 days a week, walk, use bike, or bus
cpcky
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 10:27:24 PM

Everyone needs to peddle, that will bring the gas prices down LOL.
PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2012 8:38:02 PM

You are dreaming.
Zappaism
Rookie Author New York

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Message Posted: May 22, 2012 12:56:20 PM

I do it every week brothers and sisters
moe81272NH
All-Star Author New Hampshire

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Message Posted: May 19, 2012 6:50:20 AM

o it will not send a message why you ask people don not care period
jdhelm
Champion Author Iowa

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Message Posted: May 18, 2012 10:45:23 AM

I'll pick, ummmm, hang on, ummm - 8 May 1960, I think.
maxstar
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Message Posted: May 18, 2012 10:33:08 AM

2k3Mach: Please explain how you think your idea with make any difference at all.
scoutmaster
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Message Posted: May 18, 2012 8:51:46 AM

If I can't pick my seat I ain't picking a day!
twotanksaweek
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Message Posted: May 18, 2012 8:09:43 AM

Election day.
catfish99
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Message Posted: May 18, 2012 6:47:29 AM

I pick June 31st.
kishoreCA
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 11:59:37 PM

As Gas_Buddy said, this idea have been suggested a lot of times.

Gas_Buddy
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 8:46:21 PM

Forgetting any other arguments, comments, etc., because this same "idea" or "suggestion" has been made repeatedly, can you, 2k3Mach, explain one thing.

How would you (or everyone) not driving one day (I assume you mean we all pick the same day, and not we each pick our own day to not drive), would the oil companies end up stockpiling fuel, let alone "stockpiling EVEN MORE fuel"? Even more than what?
HeavyDuty_cache
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 8:10:51 PM

What, is Dan Quayle teaching economics, supply and demand theory as well as spelling?
rumbleseat
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 7:24:16 PM

No, it would mean one day a month all the service stations could close and save a ton of money.
It would also mean one day a month you couldn't buy fresh bread, baby food, prescription medications, because going to work at 7-Eleven or Walgreens wouldn't be an emergency.
The ONLY people to benefit would be the station owners who opted to stay closed that day.

[Edited by: rumbleseat at 5/17/2012 7:25:08 PM EST]
cmmattia
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 7:00:30 PM

everything and anything we can do to lower gas prices i am all for !!!
Michael29644
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 9:23:10 AM

It won't "send a msg" to anyone. It might reduce consumption a little bit, but I have a feeling that most people who feel they can spend an entire day at home each month are likely doing so already. As for seeing every street deserted, what makes you think everyone would choose the same day?
scoutmaster
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Message Posted: May 17, 2012 8:13:09 AM

I'm picking odd number Tuesdays in even numbered months in even numbered years! Then I'm gonna pick my nose. I'm betting the results will be the same~
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