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JT

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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2005 12:17:35 PM

We're considering adding a chat style forum for general chatting and "watercooler gossip". Should we create this forum?

Yes, and call it "Watercooler Chat".
Yes, and call it "GasBuddy Town".
Yes, but I'd like to suggest a name.
No, I like it the way it is.

[Edited by: JT at 9/16/2005 12:18:20 PM EST]
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NormWilson
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2009 1:46:27 PM

I'd guess that they decided that there is not enough interest. Since no one has posted here since my last post in 1/3/2009 I'd have to agree.
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NormWilson
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2009 2:01:12 PM

Seems that quite afew people like the idea, is this being looked at deeper?
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zippy25
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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2008 11:23:12 AM

I like the idea of CHEAPER GAS GOSSIP
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lidude25
Sophomore Author California

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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2008 2:39:04 AM

Yes......Gas chat.
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tdclm
Rookie Author Kansas

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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2008 4:30:25 PM

Call it Pump #2
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NormWilson
Veteran Author Texas

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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2008 1:20:57 PM

Gassin' about Gas
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aubelis
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2008 11:22:40 AM

How about calling it THE PIT STOP?
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cheapfuel4u2
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2008 8:37:34 AM

I received no points for voting in the memeber polll today, did anmyone else get points?
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nyuknyuk49
Champion Author Rhode Island

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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2008 5:02:50 AM

I like Gas buddy chat
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z9x1c8v5b9
Rookie Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2008 4:09:36 AM

instead of watercooler chat.... in the navy it is called scuttlebutt....
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Harley Dave
Rookie Author Jacksonville

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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2008 3:24:40 PM

I like it the way it is now.
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pixs
Rookie Author Utah

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2008 6:52:03 PM

I hate to say it, GasBuddy Town is just lame. Anything but that. Just the way it is works as well.
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OKRifle
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2008 2:50:47 PM

I like it the way it is. Let the locals do it in a way they agree on.
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2wheelFred
Sophomore Author Ventura

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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2008 3:18:46 PM

Call it gas pump chat
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MnSwede
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2008 1:31:02 PM

No, I like it the way it is.

At least don't award points for the chat forum. I block all chat functions because of the vulnerability to virus
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cheapSF
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2008 1:23:15 PM

I would say No. I like this site because it is very easy to find the current information that I need. A 'chat room' or 'chat group' would be off topic, in my opinion.
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66ImpSS396
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2008 7:50:56 PM

"Möbius Loop" would be a good name (Pronounced Mo BS) LOL
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speedi800
Rookie Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2008 4:01:10 PM

gas pump chat, gascooler (lol), gasbuddy cooler, pump talk... just a few
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tru2god
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2008 11:08:51 PM

Got Gas? Sounds like a good name for it.
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hfmagna
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2008 9:11:48 AM

Fuel Fretting
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Soso24
Rookie Author Knoxville

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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2008 10:19:09 PM



How about "Petrol in the Metro"
or "Nozzle Closet"
or "At The Ole Pumphandle"
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pureh21
Rookie Author West Virginia

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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2008 8:19:16 AM

i think the idea of pass gas was good
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tneagle
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2008 7:38:14 AM

I kinda like the suggstion made earlier for "Pit Stop". My suggestion would be "Gas Transit"

[Edited by: tneagle at 9/8/2008 7:38:40 AM EST]
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Jagman98
All-Star Author Louisville

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2008 9:11:44 PM

Fender Talk....
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pgs1245IN
Rookie Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2008 1:15:16 PM

gas prices is getting high love pgs21245n
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Eflat
Veteran Author New Hampshire

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2008 10:52:25 PM

How about "Gas Gossip, At The Watercooler"
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bugc
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2008 11:21:37 AM

I think Zee_08's suggestion "Passing Gas" is cute.

I do not expect to use this.

[Edited by: bugc at 8/14/2008 11:22:16 AM EST]
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Deutsch50
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2008 7:10:24 PM

Yes, lets call it "Members Corner".
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Sentraholic
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2008 12:30:27 AM

Aren't there enough friggin' chat rooms on the internet? I know you're trying to get people to spend more time on this site, but, geez, part of high gas prices, at least in a very indirect manner, is from people being so fat and lazy they can't get up. More time chatting is kinda counterproductive.
But, hey, why go outside and make real friends? That requires social skills, a personality. Let's all go pimp out our MySpace pages and wait for the perverts to come get our kids with them!

[Edited by: Sentraholic at 7/21/2008 12:31:33 AM EST]
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brengarfield
Rookie Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2008 4:45:37 PM

I agree. Gas Chat sounds like a good one. I'm in just let me know when it starts.
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boggsNY
Rookie Author Rochester

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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2008 1:41:44 PM

how about "Gas Chat" ?
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rharrold
Rookie Author California

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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2008 8:26:37 PM

GasBuddy Chat
Links to Gas, Diesel, and Crude Oil Prices, fuel efficient cars & gas economy
[L=http://www.harrold.org/links/gas.htm]


[Edited by: rharrold at 6/22/2008 8:27:46 PM EST]
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Mutter
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2008 1:20:05 PM

I like the "Watercooler Chat" but wondered if adding "GasBuddy" would make the name too long? "GasBuddy Watercooler Chat"?
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lindamay
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2008 9:29:22 PM

Sounds like it might be a good thing for brainstorming.
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Zee_08
Rookie Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2008 3:10:41 PM

I would like to suggest "Passing Gas" for the name. We would be passing information about all things fuelish. It is an attention getter, and it is not really vulgar even if it has another meaning in many circles. Besides it's 'Punny'.

As a variation of that name you could call it "Friends Passing Gas" or some other variation.

[Edited by: Zee_08 at 6/16/2008 3:12:47 PM EST]
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barsantij
Champion Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2008 10:25:28 AM

The Gas Line
Fast Chat
Fumes and Zooms
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sharky1
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2008 5:13:40 PM

You should call it "The Gas Line"
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BerwynEd
Rookie Author Chicago

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Message Posted: May 28, 2008 4:47:23 PM

Call it GasHole and it gets my vote.
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sierrastud
Veteran Author Dallas

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Message Posted: May 25, 2008 2:23:43 PM

I vote for "Gas Tank Chat" i mean its b/c we use this site to find best gas prices to put in our gas tanks. What do yall think?
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impeachbush2008
Rookie Author Maine

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Message Posted: May 22, 2008 9:43:28 AM

I think a good name for the chat room could be gossip at the pump...
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cooky1170
Rookie Author Long Island

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Message Posted: May 9, 2008 3:48:44 PM

How bout "The Gas Venting corner" or " The Empty Gas Think Tank"
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Indiakat13
Rookie Author Georgia

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Message Posted: May 8, 2008 8:05:53 PM

Soundz like a good idea! How about naming it "The Gas Bag" ,or, The Flatulence Factor".
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1kittykat42
Rookie Author Toledo

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Message Posted: May 7, 2008 11:23:43 AM



I think it would be a great idea to have a chat call Watercooler Chat. Because it use to be that all chat and gossip happened at the watercooler.
This would allow a mixture of topics all in one chat area.

Great Idea!

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ponce24gn
Champion Author Riverside

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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2008 5:34:27 PM

HOW ABOUT PIT-STOP
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tm1285
Rookie Author Texas

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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2008 1:56:56 AM

i think they are both cool names
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Chevyfinatic
Rookie Author Akron

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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2008 2:39:42 PM

I think giving the site a chat link is a good idea!
Call it water cooler gossip.
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NCtransplants
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2008 10:51:37 AM

let's avoid visual overload.... and keeping site free of language abuse would be problematic. One gateway to contact others would probably suffice.
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bobjeep
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2007 3:16:47 PM

no need
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radarman
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2007 10:45:39 AM

Why bother? The Gas Buddy program is working well and proivides what interests most people. No change needed.
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rainbowdancer69
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2007 10:15:14 AM

call it Gas Buddy corner.
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