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Cedonulli
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Oregon

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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 12:57:41 AM

COme on guys and gals. They have us by the short hairs. You all need gas. You will never get ALL of the public together to do it. Aint gonna happen---EVER. You can help by voting out our current communist, entitlement dictator and all those who stick it to us for their own gain. We need to tell the other countries that we wont pay their prices. We need to develop and use or own iol, and we have a LOT of it. I could go on nad on but you all know the score. This thread is a waste of good server space for the site!
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RS101
Champion Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2013 12:22:05 PM

Just having a place to vent may be helpful for some. Don't use it if you don't want to.
RockShagwell
Sophomore Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2013 11:00:25 PM

Youre on it so tell me
dv8jane
Veteran Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2013 10:40:21 AM

this topic is a waste of time , not enough people so this to make a difference.
SammyDA
All-Star Author California

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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2013 4:35:11 PM

Wow that's really something.
pacecar68
Champion Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2013 10:49:28 PM

you said it!
PatAZ
Champion Author Tucson

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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 10:15:30 PM

This whole category is a waste as far as I'm concerned.
Retired-Coastie
Champion Author Arkansas

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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2013 8:59:48 AM

The only way to stick it to BIG OIL is to change our usage patterns, not buying patterns.
catfish99
Champion Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:49:29 AM

As Heavy Duty noted, a few years back there was a lot of activity from people with selective boycott ideas. No gas on (insert day of the week here), no gas from Exxon or Shell or someone else, only buy two gallons at a time. And many permutations of the above basic ideas to "send a message to BIG OIL". I'd like to think we have educated a lot of people, but more likely it is just dissipation of anger with time.
rashell04
Rookie Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:10:37 PM

Agreed
smugutu1234
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2013 7:52:33 AM

It shouldn't.
jack4141
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2013 1:25:16 AM

Does it really matter?
33gort33
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2013 8:55:15 AM

what smug said...
smugutu1234
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 8:05:53 AM

We need the points.
skydone7
Sophomore Author Kansas City

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 8:49:04 PM

points
jarvisd39
All-Star Author El Paso

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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 8:21:34 PM

it only for points
ricebike
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 9:56:40 PM

it's basically for the points i guess
HeavyDuty_cache
Champion Author Omaha

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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 4:20:13 PM

A couple of years ago this topic was active with some very entertaining boycott topics.
Marc56
All-Star Author Asheville

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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2013 8:51:18 AM

Agreed.
Mikeyl
Champion Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2013 8:53:39 AM

WOW! I like this topic! Great opening salvo Cedonulli! You're going to be a force to reckon with on this site someday! Three posts and you're famous!

I agree. This entire thread is insane. Boycotts of gas stations will never work until there is a viable source of energy that we can use instead of gas. Until then, suck it up, stick with GasBuddy, and save where you can.
vangobrown
Sophomore Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2013 12:39:23 AM

correct they do not work its called shooting yourself in the foot
frugalshopper
Veteran Author Syracuse

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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2013 11:59:07 PM

Boycotts don't work. Check with gas buddy for the best prices. Take stay cations. There must be places to go in your town. If you need to take long trips consider renting a fuel efficient vehicle.
catfish99
Champion Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2013 7:09:20 AM

Don't hold your breath on rookie boycott meat posting prices. That would actually take, you know, effort. And he/she is here for free stuff, not to do work. It is the entitlement mentality - demand someone else pay your bills, demand someone else supply gasoline at the prices you dictate. It does get old after a while.
Michael29644
Champion Author Greenville

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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2013 12:22:34 PM

Good for you. Now, are you going to post any gas prices? I'm sure your fellow Oregonians would appreciate it.
1OILMAN
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 3:17:57 PM

Thats it, get it off your chest. Now, don't you feel better? I do, we all need a good laugh every day. Thanks.
124BC
Rookie Author Vancouver

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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2013 1:09:44 AM

I DON'T KNOW
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