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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 10:17:10 AM

Happy 2014! As you may or may not know, GasBuddy has shifted our giveaway from one $250 gas card per week to $100 gas card per DAY! This is reason to celebrate as now you have more opportunities to win! While this is all great, some of our users have been a bit confused on how to win, so we'll run you through it.

The Basics
1. Sign Up - Become a GasBuddy Member either on gasbuddy.com or in our mobile app – download it here

2. Earn Points - Report Gas Prices to earn points, each price reported equals 150 points

3. Win Gas – Get entries into our daily give away with every 1000 points earned

It's important to remember you must be a GasBuddy member to win! Becoming a member is FREE and anyone...

Visit GasBuddy Blog for full article
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TJC47
Champion Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 9:07:23 AM

PD:How is the winner selected by a computer or a person ?
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Calbo1
Champion Author Las Vegas

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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2014 2:03:40 PM

great
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Awing1
Champion Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2014 3:05:43 PM

Thanks for your information. I've never won and seen someone in Canada wins.
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GOBUTLER
Champion Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 8:48:08 PM

sounds like a great idea!
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bazportalice
All-Star Author British Columbia

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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2014 7:02:07 AM

been there,doing that.
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talley9
Rookie Author Akron

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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2014 1:26:48 PM

I won. I was given a tracking number that showed my package going to Illinois. I live in Ohio.

Hope it's just the wrong tracking # since the day before the winner was from IL.
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Michael_W_
Rookie Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 5:55:40 PM

If i win I'll be so surprised. I have entered too many sweepstakes and never win. Maybe I'm just not lucky at that stuff out most of the time the winners are fake. Most winners have no picture at all.
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PlanoPumper411
Rookie Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2014 5:40:19 PM

I have just created a GasBuddy account and entered the drawing for today, *fingers crossed*.

Anyway, it's a good motivational technique to insure that prices are updated on a timely basis, which is the primary function of GasBuddy.
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wisparks180
Rookie Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2014 8:47:19 AM

Hi, I have been a Gas Buddy member for nearly 2 years and have not won yet. I have tried different methods like keeping my points until the end of the week or 2 weeks to even have a better chance but no success. I like Gas Buddy but it is frustrating to keep posting prices and no success at winning even after the changes at beginning of the year. How many entries do the winners enter in order to win? Please send me a message if there is something that will help. I also have not seen very many Wisconsin members winning either mostly big states win. I do have my correct email address and mailing address entered. Thanks
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Nippor
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2014 10:43:45 PM

Please respond:

I see in the "Recent Winners" forum that *dianaymundo* won without entering. ??? She says that she didn't buy any tickets, yet must have won because she's been more active reporting prices recently. Is this possible?
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magpie2013
Champion Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2014 10:47:10 AM

Not gonna happen, never never never. Have tried and it just isn't happening!!!!::((.
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riggers711
Champion Author Washington

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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2014 5:35:43 AM

Longodds but thanks Gb. DAMN autocorrect don't you just hate this shirt?
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Glen1Joanie1
Rookie Author Oregon

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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 1:34:16 PM

would be great to win
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magpie2013
Champion Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2014 8:42:56 PM

Good to know, thankyou Gas Price Analyst.
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weeleedude
Sophomore Author Quebec

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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2014 8:13:14 PM

ok nice to know
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getalong
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2014 8:44:18 AM

"more chances to win"? roflmao. Everyone gets the same, so how does that increase anyone's chances? To simplify this; if 2 people each got 1 entry, they each have a 50/50 chance, so now give those same 2 people 10 entries each, which one has a better chance?
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honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2014 12:02:23 AM

sneakers I have, but there was no banner on my pages. Maybe they were browser / OS specific?
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Raider44
Champion Author Allentown

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2014 3:19:04 PM

Am I missing something, but if you use the same number of points to have the chance at a lesser prize, are you really better off?
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Sneakers55
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2014 1:21:59 AM

PD said nothing about the "1 Free Entry" going from once a week to once a day starting January 1st! So, there are even more chances to win even if you never read a news story, post a message, or post any gas prices. But that wouldn't be any fun, would it?
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Sneakers55
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2014 1:14:56 AM

On Jan 7, 2014 11:03:55 PM, honda0105 wrote:

>nice to see changes being noted here AFTER they have already taken effect.
>How about keeping the GB community informed BEFORE the changes are
>happening?

If you would have gone in and bought some tickets, you would have noted a new banner during most of the month of December 2013 announcing the change.
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honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2014 12:03:55 AM

nice to see changes being noted here AFTER they have already taken effect. How about keeping the GB community informed BEFORE the changes are happening?
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riverrising
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2014 12:26:50 AM

it twas TIME FOR A CHANGE,go gas buddy.
how long do they give you to respond to the Win?
72 hrs? draw again. if winner doesn't respond? where can read more WINNER details?
would you HAVE to be buddy to EVEN post messages?
what a bunch of confusion wrapping the package...


[Edited by: riverrising at 1/7/2014 12:31:10 AM EST]
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malish011
Veteran Author Sacramento

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 3:15:01 PM

can i be the winner?
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gwill76
All-Star Author Orlando

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 2:26:02 PM

Everyday is a winding road....the new daily ritual...
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wwch99tj
Rookie Author Delaware

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2014 5:43:24 PM

This is a great giveaway!
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donnieblue
Veteran Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2014 12:37:38 PM

Very slim odds but you gotta be in it to win it!
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marushkalynn
Rookie Author Oregon

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 11:11:10 AM

Yahoo pick me
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pilotmass
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 11:09:43 AM

Thanks guys. Was thinking that it was time for a change.
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rosa403
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 10:49:31 AM

awesome.. now even more chances to get the prize
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PetroScopper
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 1:14:08 AM

Great!!! More chances to win!
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STLCARDSNATION
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 12:48:41 AM

ok...yesterdays news
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gasmask78
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 12:41:51 AM

Statistically speaking, this won't increase the odds.
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TJC47
Champion Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 12:23:30 AM

Does a computer decide the winner each day?
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chi16
Champion Author Fort Worth

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 12:14:56 AM

But we can ONLY earn 975 Points MAX per day (except one a week we can earn an extra 100 points by participating in the poll) by reporting 5 gas prices, doing 5 forum posts and view 5 news items.
That is a DEFICIT of 25 points per day :(
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snappytom2
Champion Author Corpus Christi

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 10:22:49 PM

Like I said yesterday, who has my $100?
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MDTDriver
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 7:26:51 PM

More money each week.
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BarbieLoveJax
Champion Author Jacksonville

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 5:01:55 PM

I'd love $100 extra for gas :-)!
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GatorGuy
Champion Author Columbia

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 3:29:01 PM

Yay, pick me! pick me!
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Punai
All-Star Author Lansing

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 2:25:24 PM

Awesome!! I hope to be a lucky winner!!
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Costello
Champion Author South Dakota

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 1:20:59 PM

More to give!!!
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032946
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 1:01:39 PM

Good to know
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tomok
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:56:36 PM

GasBuddy giving away $100 a day in free gas- here's how to win. A great chance for the membership, Everybody should enter ALL of Their Points! I will see who wins when its over!
There is a price for everything, you have to pay to play!
So did John Doe win?
Drive vehicles with high mpg, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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DeeLA
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:38:14 PM

Old News.
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DriverDave
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:32:13 PM

"Haven't won and now there less incentive to try."

Umm... No offense, but going from one drawing per week to seven drawings per week is less incentive?? In what world?
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nvsvp
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:31:34 PM

I had 1 million points and used more than 900,000 points perhaps total of 10 times so far. Never won the gas card so far. Not lucky enough.
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streetdesign
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:29:16 PM

Haven't won and now there less incentive to try.
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juttuniemi
Champion Author Tucson

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:28:52 PM

I just use it on my desktop.
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hmw10284
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:28:04 PM

It is January 3rd already and i have not yet won. What's up with that?
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cssco
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:27:19 PM

This is easier than health care enrollment, I think.
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sparkzz
Sophomore Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:26:53 PM

Hmmm, guess I need to get a smart phone to be able to earn enough points to play.
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