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Old 05-21-2004, 09:41 PM   #1
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> I have received a bunch of these E-mails, spread the word!

> -Who knows if this would actually be beneficial, but
> > I am curious enough to
> > try it!
> >
> > IT HAS BEEN CALCULATED THAT IF EVERYONE IN THE
> > UNITED STATES DID NOT
> > PURCHASE A DROP OF GASOLINE FOR ONE DAY AND ALL AT
> > THE SAME TIME, THE OIL
> > COMPANIES WOULD CHOKE ON THEIR STOCKPILES.
> > AT THE SAME TIME IT WOULD HIT THE ENTIRE INDUSTRY
> > WITH A NET LOSS OF OVER
> > 4.6 BILLION DOLLARS WHICH AFFECTS THE BOTTOM LINES
> > OF THE OIL COMPANIES.
> > THEREFORE JUNE 1ST HAS BEEN FORMALLY DECLARED "STICK
> > IT TO THEM" DAY AND THE
> > PEOPLE OF THIS NATION SHOULD NOT BUY A SINGLE DROP
> > OF GASOLINE THAT DAY.
> > THE ONLY WAY THIS CAN BE DONE IS IF YOU FORWARD THIS
> > E-MAIL TO AS MANY
> > PEOPLE AS YOU CAN AND AS QUICKLY AS YOU CAN TO GET
> > THE WORD OUT.
> > WAITING ON THIS ADMIINSTRATION TO STEP IN AND
> > CONTROL THE PRICES IS NOT
> > GOING TO HAPPEN. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE REDUCTION AND
> > CONTROL IN PRICES THAT
> > THE ARAB NATIONS PROMISED TWO WEEKS AGO?
> > REMEMBER ONE THING, NOT ONLY IS THE PRICE OF
> > GASOLINE GOING UP BUT AT THE
> > SAME TIME AIRLINES ARE FORCED TO RAISE THEIR PRICES,
> > TRUCKING COMPANIES ARE
> > FORCED TO RAISE THEIR PRICES WHICH EFFECTS PRICES ON
> > EVERYTHING THAT IS
> > SHIPPED. THINGS LIKE FOOD, CLOTHING, BUILDING
> > MATERIALS, MEDICAL SUPPLIES
> > ETC. WHO PAYS IN THE END? WE DO!
> > WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. IF THEY DON'T GET THE
> > MESSAGE AFTER ONE DAY, WE
> > WILL DO IT AGAIN AND AGAIN.
> > SO DO YOUR PART AND SPREAD THE WORD. FORWARD THIS
> > EMAIL TO EVERYONE YOU
> > KNOW. MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND MAKE JUNE 1ST A DAY
> > THAT THE CITIZENS OF THE
> > UNITED STATES SAY "ENOUGH IS ENOUGH"
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Yea, I have received a few emails also. I think the previoius one happened last Wednesday......I am not sure how it worked though. It needs to be like 3-7 days straight for something to take affect IMO. The day will soon come that my Bonne will run on water! Future mod in the making, oh yea!
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actully that will do nothing really, your best bet is to pick one company and boycott them for the rest of the summer.... if their stations have a convience store attached, buy NOTHING at tall from that company... (speedwayy, amoco, bp, marathon....ect...)
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This won't work. If you want to do it right, boycott the BIGGEST oil company entirely. They'll have to drop their prices. Think about it. Competition and supply/demand. All other companies will drop thier prices to compete. The largest companies have sway with OPEC.

Bring them to their knees.
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This won't work. If you want to do it right, boycott the BIGGEST oil company entirely. They'll have to drop their prices. Think about it. Competition and supply/demand. All other companies will drop thier prices to compete. The largest companies have sway with OPEC.

Bring them to their knees.
Yeah- what Bill said!!
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then they would run dry on the day after because everyone would need gas...
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I'm talking about boycotting the LARGEST oil company ENTIRELY. I think it'* Exxon/Mobil, but anyone feel free to correct me. Then find out who else they distribute gasoline to. Don't buy gas at ALL from any of them until the gas prices drop at least 10 cents a gallon. Then buy from them. All other companies will then drop prices as they're not getting any business. When prices are equalized at the '10 lower' level, boycott Exxon/Mobil again. Repeat the process.
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but i honestly think that its not going to work
like a few million people have to do it
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Then spread the word
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This will never work. Opec has cut production. Even if you boycott Exxon-Mobil or whoever you want, their prices will go down 10 cents then when you start to buy it again they will raise it right back up because the production with still be the same. It wont matter on how much we boycott it unless we all say "Screw the cars and walk." No matter how long we boycott it, it will go back to the way it was, because they are cutting production. Its simple!
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