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Old 09-20-2007, 10:44 AM   #1
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Oil is at an all time high... for what the 8th day in a row?
Supplies are tight everywhere. Refineries are running dry.

Yesterday, I went to 2 gas stations in a row that were closed due to no gas in their tanks. I was afraid I was going to run empty myself, before I saw the WalMart fuel center. YAAY! WalMart gas. I only got 5 gallons worth to make sure I'd be good until I could stop at a real gas station. Good thing as their 93 detonates under light boost. (I tuned my car on cheap gas too, just in case I got stuck with bad gas somewhere!)

Prepare to bleed. Anally.
Perhaps we'll see the $5/gal prices that have been theorized.
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i got 5 gas stations on my block. no signs of gas shortage yet here.
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I feel for the people up North that must buy heating oil as well. The cost has increasing like 37% since January of 07. Fuel is like 39% higher than it was in January. They are predicting possibly 95.00 per barrell by years end. We are getting bent over from every angle. The triple dry pumper with out KY.:gay: I am so glad I work from home.
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i'm waiting till an e-85 station comes closer to me. Right now the closest is 12 miles away and i gotta drive through whole lot of philadelphia to get there. I avoid the city as much as i can. Though when i get one close i'll retuning the miata for e-85.
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Old 09-20-2007, 01:36 PM   #5
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Any gas shortages are artificial. *LINK*
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Old 09-20-2007, 01:43 PM   #6
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i'm waiting till an e-85 station comes closer to me. Right now the closest is 12 miles away and i gotta drive through whole lot of philadelphia to get there. I avoid the city as much as i can. Though when i get one close i'll retuning the miata for e-85.
great, and you'll pay 3 bucks for gas and $7 for a gallon of milk. the E-85 **** is running corn prices up, which is running up the price of beef, milk, anything that eats corn.
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All the while bio-diesel is driving the price of soy beans up so I won't even be able to eat my damn tofu while I jack off to anime **** without feeling guilty that i'm robbing ***** nelson of much needed fuel for touring. HOLY ****

I haven't seen any evidence of gas shortages here, our fuel is still 2.59 for regular 87.
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All the while bio-diesel is driving the price of soy beans up so I won't even be able to eat my damn tofu while I jack off to anime **** without feeling guilty that i'm robbing ***** nelson of much needed fuel for touring. HOLY ****

I haven't seen any evidence of gas shortages here, our fuel is still 2.59 for regular 87.
yeah lowest here is like 2.43, must suck where the rest of you live
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When i left home, Alaska, it was 3.08.
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Old 09-20-2007, 02:39 PM   #10
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All the while bio-diesel is driving the price of soy beans up so I won't even be able to eat my damn tofu while I jack off to anime **** without feeling guilty that i'm robbing ***** nelson of much needed fuel for touring. HOLY ****

I haven't seen any evidence of gas shortages here, our fuel is still 2.59 for regular 87.
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Old 09-20-2007, 02:55 PM   #11
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Honestly, every time the price of oil goes up, I just smile and laugh.

It's not difficult. Two years ago I bought $20,000 worth of PSPFX, a USGI Global Resources no-load mutual fund. Since then it's up 41%. Their holdings are primarily oil and gas exploration, recovery, and refining. You don't have to be rich to do this- the minimum investment for most such funds is betweek $1k and $5k.

At this rate, I'll gladly pay $10 a gallon for gasoline.
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No shortage of gas up in Canada.

oh, did we turn off the pipeline to the U.S. by mistake again
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I work for the oil industry... I ain't complaining.
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No shortage of gas up in Canada.

oh, did we turn off the pipeline to the U.S. by mistake again
you mean oil? I don't believe canada has many refineries, which would mean you=fucked.
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E-85 costs damn near as much if not more as high priced gas around here, and it burns inefficient as **** in the "FlexFuel" GMCs.
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you mean oil? I don't believe canada has many refineries, which would mean you=fucked.
There are lots of refinaries around here, nothing compared to the US. However our local demand accross all of Canada is likely less than California So we're still good.
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There are lots of refinaries around here, nothing compared to the US. However our local demand accross all of Canada is likely less than California So we're still good.
sure it is

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Beer. We like Beer.
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Two years ago I bought $20,000 worth of PSPFX, a USGI Global Resources no-load mutual fund. Since then it's up 41%.
thanks for the Mut Fund tip Mr. Perez. I got into COP (conoco phil) during the "crash" last month. up over 15% as of yesterday. COP is one of the top 10 holdings in your fund. w00t.
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You know why Americans pay $3+ a gallon for gasoline? So Arabs can go skiing in the desert.

http://www.skidubai.com/
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