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ArtLady1981 11-23-2008 05:08 AM

The Gas Station Stock Market Syndrome!
I have to laugh at myself! I'm driving up and down James Street all the time. I pass my favorite Chevron Station. I look to see the price of the gas. Hmmmm...$2.09! Hmmmm....should I buy now, or wait til the price drops! Hmmm...I think I'll hold. My gas tank light has only been on for a day! I can hold off!

It's like the cotton pickin' stockmarket!

I am driving myself nuts! :eyes:

Knitting_Guy 11-23-2008 09:11 AM

I think a lot of people are playing that game right now.

I love my recumbent bicycle :rofl:

ecb 11-23-2008 09:56 AM

yea, I M holding out for something less than 1.95 at this point
but my light is not on yet
but I know which town to be shopping in when it DOES


stitchwitch 11-23-2008 10:14 AM

We hit $1.87 at the Hess station yesterday and I told my husband "I'm going to fill up when it hit's $1.85.
It is just like the stock market! :roflhard:
It is nice to see it coming down for a change.

kellyh57 11-23-2008 10:31 AM

HOLY COW! Ours is $1.49! Anyone wanna move here?


saracidaltendencies 11-23-2008 11:41 AM

Yeah, here, as of yesterday, gas was between $1.58 and $1.59! I need to buy some gas containers so I can stock up...:teehee:

suzeeq 11-23-2008 11:54 AM

We just hit $1.40.

When I lived in Michigan a few years ago it was the weirdest thing I ever saw. There were constant price wars and the prices would go down every day for about a week or so, then overnight jump up 10-15 cents, then go down every day and jump up again. THAT was like playing the stockmarket, trying to guess which day it was at the lowest price before it went up again.

stitchwitch 11-23-2008 12:05 PM

$1.40??? :thud: Now I'm really going to wait!! :teehee: I'll be driving on fumes waiting for it to go that low.

cindycactus 11-23-2008 12:27 PM

We drove from South Florida to the Panhandle on Friday and the cheapest gas we found was 1.89 and that was in Central Florida. It is still over 2.00 here in the Panhandle. DD called from Tenn yesterday and she has been paying 1.65. Yes it is really like the Stock Market! How Low can it Go! :roflhard:

suzeeq 11-23-2008 12:51 PM

In Wyoming we have no gas tax or it's extremely low. That's because the state taxes the energy producing companies (coal, natural gas, others) so we don't have to pay. Sometimes Texas has lower prices than here, so your state might not get so low.

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