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Thunder
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 6:56:04 PM

Christmas-time travelers can revel in the fact that gas prices are finally taking a tumble that will make the long miles easier on their wallets. According to a survey released on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, gas prices have dive-bombed 46 cents a gallon over the course of the past two months.
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 9:34:56 AM

What is the deal with all these articles stating "crashing", "plummeting" and "diving" prices? Yes they are dropping, but not near as fast as the rose.
If prices dropped $0.15 in 1 day (like they rose) then maybe, but $0.15 over 3 weeks, no.
TruthMatters
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 9:07:46 AM

Temper your enthusiasm, this ain't heaven yet!
remay
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 6:41:32 AM

Crash??? Dive-bomb??? Really???
carranco
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 10:50:01 PM

Enough with the exagerated headlines.
Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 10:29:37 PM

A little relief can be barely seen here
BBopp
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 8:54:04 PM

I would prefer a 46 cent drop overnight and have it stay there.
sdslim
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 4:31:28 PM

Going in the right direction.
ObieDog
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 3:55:19 PM

Crash some more.
roadrunnin
Champion Author Richmond

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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 3:53:19 PM

as if the price wasn't overinflated thanx to refinery manipulation
WalkingWV
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 10:41:32 AM

They say "crashed" like it's a bad thing for oil and gas to go down in price.

$3.29 here.

[Edited by: WalkingWV at 12/11/2012 10:43:24 AM EST]
Norm10
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 10:23:17 AM

Not around here!
ateamfan42
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 9:19:55 AM

I don't know about there, but here gas prices haven't budged in months, and diesel prices have gone UP.
eomc17
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 9:15:49 AM

Gas price crash? The gas prices have been exploding almost all year. This year we are going to set a new all-time high annual average gas price, breaking last year's record. If our demand for gasoline is at an 11 year low, then why has our gas price average going up every year since 2009?

One reason is that Obama and his Congress cronies refuse to regulate speculators. Oil went up yesterday because of Germany's confidence? Are you ffffing kidding me? This is completely ridiculous.

The other reason is that big oil keeps shutting down refineries, has them blow up, catch fire, or malfunction every single year, and exports a ton of diesel and a lot of gasoline to keep our prices way above true supply and demand levels.
EvergreenON
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 9:07:57 AM

And it should be lower than 3$
335d1
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 6:50:15 AM

Wish diesel would crash.
Nancy&Len
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 6:39:41 AM

Not around here.
leeac
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 2:33:06 AM

Higher production costs, higher demand and inflation are all causing oil and gasoline prices to go up in the long term. Lower prices are a short term occurrence.
janiya03
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 2:05:06 AM

They need to keep goin down cuz they r still pretty high
LilRedWagonIN
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 1:51:18 AM

"Crash?" "dive-bombed?" Well, at least they are trying to get away from all the other articles that used the word "plummet." What words will they use if gasoline pump prices decline more than an average of a penny and a half in a day? If it drops two cents a day, can't imagine what terminology the beserk, rabid, foaming at the mouth, writers delirious at these events will use.
iFueler
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 1:03:32 AM

more like a very slow decent rather than a crash around here
jwkycola
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 11:58:18 PM

They are coming down, but I don't see a crash in prices.
Wanda127
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 11:33:57 PM

I hope the big drop comes to SW,FL soon. Our lowest price today is $3.29 in Englewood & $3.20 at Sam's in Port Charlotte.
agrico
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 11:08:03 PM

Walmart has best deal in town - competitive price less $.15 if you use their charge card = $2.729 - I like it
equusheart
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 10:04:05 PM

I think it's interesting that they cite fixing refining problems one after another as a reason for gas prices "crashing." I still find it odd that there would be so many refining problems one after another in the first place, especially if the big oil companies that own them are supposed to be doing regular maintenance for productivity and safety reasons.
gbs1
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:46:55 PM

Not here, companies are still milking their high profits. Funny it takes hours to raise prices, and weeks to lower them.
esq262
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:44:57 PM

Still eating to see it at the pump.
YumaFellow
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:19:31 PM

Up like a rocket, down like a feather.
doghaulr
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:06:47 PM

Keep going down!!!
JDchefF
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:04:03 PM

Agree prices are not going down as fast as they go up. Regular is at $3.29 in some areas here.

Dive-bombed!?!? Only the shot in your beer mug dive-bombed dude!
bcline909
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:55:07 PM

whoa!
Pramodsharma
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:49:01 PM

Yes Gas price crash is top searched news on Yahoo.
Lugi1967
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:48:31 PM

Not as fast as it could
jjjleblanc
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:46:39 PM

Maybe for some.
dhdiesel
Veteran Author Riverside

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:37:24 PM

The only thing that is 'crashing' is our economy and the value of the US dollar because the idiots in D.C. are looting the Treasury and borrowing/spending $1.5 trillion per year while printing-up $85 billion per month.

At that rate, a gallon of gas will cost a lot more in the very near future as the U.S. dollar continues to 'dive-bomb' in value.
Cothrom
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:29:45 PM

Time is the magic factor, and up they go again!
schatzila
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:29:18 PM

I'll be happy when it goes below $3
BIGOILEATURCRUD
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:11:32 PM

Dream on!
pkrpro
Champion Author San Bernardino

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:01:16 PM

still cant believe not long ago i paid $4.65 here in So CA now down to $3.60
Jeff4U
Champion Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 7:57:18 PM

Nope, this is not true.
There certainly is not any "tumble".

Crude has only dropped by 25¢ since Friday - $85.68
Wholesale gasoline is the same as Friday - $2.60 per gallon
This means pump prices will potentially stay around $3.10
Shaduu
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 7:53:30 PM

Keep going down still a long ways to go.
dh0770
Champion Author Colorado

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 7:44:33 PM

"dive-bombed 46 cents a gallon"?

Not like the $1.20 spike!
bwatchingu
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 7:10:05 PM

I just wish it would fall at least as fast as it goes up.
turboz2012
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 6:57:50 PM

GOOD NEWS
RonElp
All-Star Author El Paso

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 6:57:44 PM

This will mean a Merry Christmas for EVERYBODY. Ho Ho Ho.
Thunder
Veteran Author Colorado Springs

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 6:57:04 PM

Hope prices keep dropping! Down to $3.06 in Colorado Springs already!!
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