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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 1:55:03 PM

We've dug up some pretty interesting statistics in regards to gasoline prices, quite timely given that the national average is seeing its largest drop since 2008.

Thanks to thousands upon thousands of spotters, we learned that in the last week:

6% of all U.S. gas stations are selling gasoline under $3.25/gallon. The good news? That percentage will be rising in the days ahead as prices continue to fall.

23% of all U.S. gas stations are now lower than where they were a year ago! That's impressive- many people may not realize this, certainly those in California, but most true in the Great Lakes states. (Lucky them!)

39% of all California stations have dropped more than 25c/gal in the last week alone!...

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dcone2
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2012 12:25:11 AM

ok
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gasokie
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 6:23:51 PM

In the overall picture, Sandy will most likely cause consumption to fall as it goes by.
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 5:55:50 PM

Sandy is an excuse to raise gas prices.
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SoutheastdannyB
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 12:05:13 PM

global market...
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 10:26:31 AM

Keep Falling!!!
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 8:09:12 AM

wild card is refinery shutdowns
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WalRus49
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 7:43:35 AM

More organized mayhem and pillage..................
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bston
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 12:53:10 AM

Yeah, I didn't think of a hurricane affecting oil prices!
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ObieDog
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 10:44:24 PM

... and then Sandy showed up.
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remay
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 5:14:39 PM

Keep making them happen...
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Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 3:05:06 PM

okay
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 9:47:03 AM

39 percent drop in California and prices are still over $4.00
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 7:51:03 AM

"falling" is a stretch.
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 12:24:31 AM

The only price that matters is what is on the pump when buying gas.
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 12:22:57 AM

ok
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gdale6
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:39:26 PM

It has moved down a penny in Idaho over Peo in ID always get the shaft.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 3:35:49 PM

Coincidence ?? I don't think so. Election time and Liberals trying to sway J.Q. Public.........again and still. Hope enough voters in swing states open their eyes to this.
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wild3bill
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 1:59:17 PM

Mark Twain:
1) Lies
2) Damned Lies
3) Statistics!
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Jeffro61
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 1:03:06 PM

Keep falling and stay down.
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crappie200
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:42:11 PM

Ironic that the election is less than 2 wks away!
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:40:21 PM

good
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ciimike
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:30:38 PM

Getting hard to justify the over charging
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bullseye100
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:27:56 PM

Keep falling, I have a trip planned in a few weeks.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:25:01 PM

prices are falling.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:19:57 PM

Greedway states are jumping today/tomorrow(Indiana jumped yesterday).
So much for $3 gas....
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mageetp
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:13:17 PM

Down a bit here, needs to drop more.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:08:49 PM

Good news. I hope it continues to under $3/gal.
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radiorumor
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:03:29 PM

Getting close to $2.99 around here
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LoadToad
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:03:22 PM

It would be nice to see fuel under $4.00 in Cali.
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mattf373
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:02:57 PM

wild stas
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NO_SWEAT
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:02:53 PM

And may gas prices keep falling.
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sciotosix
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:01:25 PM

Still too high.
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mdskier
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:00:44 PM

No one under $3.43 in DC area.
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CPayZombie
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:57:54 AM

Phoenix valley is in the $3.60s.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:56:17 AM

Oil independence is coming to North America.
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Lologogo
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:55:51 AM

it will drop more here hopefully, $3.35/gal still in MN/WI
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:55:31 AM

Here comes Sandy Baby.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:54:55 AM

Yahoo! Mountain Dew!!!
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Blackice
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:53:25 AM

The price of gas skyrocketed a few months ago because of Iran. Nothing in Iran has changed and the price of gas drops. Funny how taht works.
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:53:21 AM

I am overjoyed by the news. So much so I want to jump up and click my heels. And, I would do that if I weren't so afraid I would fall to the ground and hurt myself.
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MadTraveler
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:52:51 AM

Political?
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:51:42 AM

We can use the falling prices as this wil keep the economy going.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:50:05 AM

Keep dropping, we'll take it!
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FieroGT
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:50:02 AM

Our metro average pump price today is #3.32/gal. Huge improvement over 3 weeks ago. Makes me wonder if politics is involved.
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matthwbar
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:49:13 AM

Very interesting numbers...
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:48:38 AM

GREED has ruled gas prices for years.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:46:40 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:45:32 AM

prices falling is good news.
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:43:43 AM

Get the speculators out of the crude oil market and you would see another 50% drop in pump prices.
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nordlead
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 11:42:37 AM

Can't wait till they fall in my area. The difference between US average and Syracuse has been getting wider for almost 2 months. Hopefully that means massive drops in the next few weeks as things go back to "normal"
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