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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 1:00:13 PM

Gasoline prices always tend to rise faster than they fall, or at least that's what we've all believed and is certainly the norm. This time, one station in Grand Rapids, Michigan dropped its price 24c/gal in one swoop, leading other stations to follow.



Generally a station will drop its price slowly to make a bit more money instead of dropping prices all at once, but in this rare case, a station dropped to $3.11/gal, and even the station across the street didn't want to match, and 12 hours later, two stations across from each other were charging a very different amount, $3.35/gal and the other stood at $3.11/gal.

Cases like this highlight the purpose of GasBuddy- finding cheap gas, and taking advantage of the...

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Bearcat500
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2013 1:18:13 AM

This story is so...2012.
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1007
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 10:29:56 AM

Yes, But evening they all raised gas to $3.95 almost state wide
What's up.
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swampman
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 10:14:36 AM

If they would only do this here
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makerofrules
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 7:34:28 AM

OK
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txrojo2005
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 2:25:32 PM

This article is two months old.
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sdslim
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 1:54:49 PM

Loyalty to low price only.
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WEB0153
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2013 5:49:26 AM

Trend opposite here
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zcolt45
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 1:29:12 AM

See Folks it also Now leads in the Increase in Prices $3.99
Looking forward to $5
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zcolt45
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 1:29:11 AM

See Folks it also Now leads in the Increase in Prices $3.99
Looking forward to $5
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Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 11:32:39 PM

Very old news.
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KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:30:25 PM

At least there's a choice -- support the lowest.
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JMW1942
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:27:59 AM

How about Kroger jumping 22 cents today in Lansing, Mi. What's the reason?
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SprintManVA
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 4:41:43 PM

It's funny, how the gas prices were all dropping to around $3.00/ gal here in VA and then over night, 0.15 cent increase and a steady increase to almost $3.30. They have dropped back down some over the past couple of weeks, but still no where near the $3 mark.
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CIWS
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 7:33:31 PM

wish that were true here across the border in Ontario.
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99dakota
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 5:03:55 PM

I'd like to see that...
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blueliner16
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 5:32:54 AM

No stations are dropping by me.
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 7:56:59 AM

yes yes,,
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 7:05:10 AM

not gonna work.
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 12:33:07 AM

We're still waiting.
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RapMassaG
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:41:40 AM

They went UP 24 cents/gallon yesterday.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:30:50 AM

I hope everyone frequents this gas station until the greedy competitors lower their prices.
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zcolt45
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 1:22:16 AM

All Local stations in Caro and surrounding areas now at $3.39

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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 11:29:42 PM

Way to go, Michigan.
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carolfitz4438
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 11:29:22 PM

Thank you Gas Buddy
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Donatelo
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 6:25:47 PM

Snow brings higher fuel prices it seems, snowed today and prices jumped up.
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zcolt45
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 12:36:56 PM

Think Twice First - Michigan

we always have increases for holidays - Unusual pricing this year

Caro

December 26 12pm.... speedway
From: $3.18 -->> to: $3.39 Noon

Walmart $3.18
Admiral $3.15

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December 21 6pm....
From: $3.25 -->> to: $3.18 6pm
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December 20....
From: $3.07 -->> to: $3.25 late AM
Lets see how High we GO...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 12:52:13 PM

going up around here again.. one station jumped up 10 cents yesterday.
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zcolt45
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 1:17:14 PM

The Gouge Has Started in Michigan

Caro
From: $3.07 -->> to: $3.25 late AM Today
Lets see how High we GO...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 5:46:18 AM

need more dropping all around.
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Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 6:43:11 PM

Way to go, Michigan.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 5:53:26 AM

diesel needs to drop much more. Economy depends on it.
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dockersbin
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2012 7:17:26 PM

Still could drop more!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 18, 2012 5:53:28 AM

not dropping fast enough, nor is diesel budging.
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angieoke
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2012 8:48:11 PM

Gas prices need to keep going down, down, down.....
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bobbyMI
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2012 2:57:07 PM

Why don't you record prices that I report. Speedway in Whitmore lake is $2.959 for premium and I have reported it twice and you keep showing the cheapest in the state at $3.199
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2012 5:58:21 AM

keep dropping nice chunks, but not just gas, but also diesel. Remember, diesel is the motor of the economy.
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kprhino
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 6:15:39 PM

needs to be done more often
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CSharpGuy
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 5:08:18 PM

This is rare.
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mnorthwood13
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:19:28 PM

Haha
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h8hst
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:18:39 PM

unfortunately you are right about the price being temporary
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genirose
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:17:07 PM

Wow, amazing. They go down slowly where I live and only if they have to.
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:16:13 PM

Good start
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lowspeed
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:16:05 PM

keep droping
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:15:45 PM

Wish we have the same here.
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arcaneradio
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:11:26 PM

SO driving past a gas station that offers the E85 corn oil fuel. I noticed the prices. Unleaded gas was 3.29 and the E85 was 3.49

So this "plummeting" gas price they are talking about is very temporary. It will shoot back up probably after the new year.
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:09:40 PM

good news if everyone follows suit
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:09:05 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:07:18 PM

OLD!
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bullseye100
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:02:37 PM

Three days old Gas Buddy.
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2granny
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 3:58:55 PM

I have commented on this article before. Third day for this article.
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OOXXFF
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 3:57:39 PM

We need more drops like that.
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