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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2014 12:32:25 PM

It's been a long time, friends and fans! Exactly 14 years ago today is when Jason Toews, now co-Founder of GasBuddy, started coding the website that would turn into GasBuddy.com. It has been a long journey, and very successful, thanks to the users who report prices and the members who continue participating.It took Jason several weeks before GasBuddy hit the web, which occurred in June, 2000, with the launch of GasBuddy.com. It was first built for tracking prices in Minneapolis and St. Paul, which now has it's own website: TwinCitiesGasPrices.com.The site has seen many many changes, and prizes have evolved to the current $100 gas card daily prize from the quarterly prizes that had been awarded a decade ago. And while 14 years has brought many changes to our website and apps, our belief remains unchanged, and that is:Give you control over what price you pay at the pump!We will always keep that motto near and dear, and everything we do here will echo that principal- we're here to sa

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Wow...how time flys by.
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Congrats and Happy Anniversary to Gas Buddy...
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Congratulations, Gas Buddy Moderator & co-founder. I have been with this site since July 2003. Enjoy it very much. We don't have one like this in Canada. Keep up the good work.
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Happy Birthday to all at GasBuddy.com. My wishes for you are long life & an ever growing family of cost conscious & informed GasBuddies.
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Happy Anniversary GasBuddy.com
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 11:20:00 AM

Happy 14th Anniversary GasBuddy.com and TwinCitiesGasPrices.com. Minnesota and the Twin Cities are real proud of your accomplishments!

It took Jason several weeks before GasBuddy hit the web, which occurred in June, 2000, with the launch of GasBuddy.com. It was first built for tracking prices in Minneapolis and St. Paul, which now has it's own website: TwinCitiesGasPrices.com.

A lot of creative minds and creative entrepreneurs here in Minnesota and the Twin Cities. The list is long of national companies that got there start right here in Minnesota. Way to go Minnesotans!

[Edited by: TC_Fuel_Prices at 6/14/2014 11:21:18 AM EST]
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Thanks for being there, you have saved me quite a lot of money.
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its addictive
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1.34...those were the days...
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Note the prices on the original web page!!!!
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Yes, Happy Birthday. Will GB be getting a learner's permit to drive?
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Happy Birthday, Gas Buddy! Thanks for posting this info..we need all the help we can get
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now the parts of the site don't always load correctly (read news items) and they've taken away the 'one free entry' which was a great draw to the site
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Happy Birthday gas buddy...
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OK
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Wow...Time flies.
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Happy Birthday, buddy.
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Are we going to get any more news postings?
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Happy Birthday, Gas Buddy. Have been using it for a long time. It is a good way to keep track of what you spend on gas, as well as they calculate your mpg. for you as well. Great job.
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use it all the time
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This is a great site and a great help to the public.
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good site...good info... thanks ... good luck for the future...
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 11:31:02 PM

Let's hope the articles return soon, too.
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you've come a long way, baby.
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News editor must be out celebrating
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Happy birthday!
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No news articles for points again today.
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 12:19:06 PM

Well happy Birthday gasbuddy, I use gasbuddy whenever I go out of town, But in town I know most of the price in this are as I report them..
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Thank you for being there for us!
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Thank you Jason for making this resource available. Without it, I would have no clue as to where the least expensive gasoline is located...it would have been just a crap-shoot.
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Wow, & I've only been on it for 5-1/2 years -
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Thank goodness for gas buddy :-)
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Greatly appreciate GasBuddy's existence!
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I still got issues with their app they got to get it straightened out
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interesting; good they did; use them regularly and recommend others do as well ;)
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What happened to the magazine/news articles today? Has GB decided to get rid of them?
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