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Old 05-07-2008, 10:16 AM
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tempted to purchase a 500 gallon tank and keep it in my front yard. If I fill it up with 93 right now for $3.599 I should be able to make money all summer!

Crap... that would cost $1799.5 to fill up
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I'm not scared... I just know that what comes around, goes around.
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Originally Posted by lunchboxx
Florida has the WORST mess of a public transportation system and our government just stalled a light rail system out of existance by not voting on it before the session ended..
Detroit (and all of Michigan for that matter) is right there with Florida. There is no public transportation system.
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It'* really tough, especially when your car takes premium only, but you have to get around somehow. I go to school full-time so paying the bills is getting tougher. I don't go home nearly as much as I used to and I miss getting to see my family.
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our economy cant take oil that high. it wont get that high, or if it does, it wont stay.
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:17 PM
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Our system economic sytem here was designed to run on cheap oil prices. The only way we can run with these prices if we do a complete structural redsign of our economy.
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by vital49
Detroit (and all of Michigan for that matter) is right there with Florida. There is no public transportation system.
Public Transportation - what is this thing you speak of? :P

Yea actually starting tomorrow (after i'm done w/ college for the summer) i'm pretty much going to be riding my bike as my main vehicle. I can ride my bike to work, 1 1/2 miles. It would been a little longer to bike to school.

Whats funny is this little gas hike might put a dent in our country-wide obesity problem, more people riding their bikes and losing weight. Thats what I'm hoping for.
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Old 05-07-2008, 02:08 PM
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From www.680news.com

The TSX energy sector came off a three per cent jump Tuesday to edge 0.3 per cent lower as the June crude contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange slipped 16 cents to US$121.68 a barrel. That followed news that U.*. commercial crude oil inventories increased by 5.7 million barrels last week, about four times as much as expected. Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) gave back 50 cents to $120.62
Looks like Americans are starting to conserve, or at the least use less. Maybe higher prcces is ok, I'd just like prices to stabilize.
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Old 05-07-2008, 02:54 PM
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Sometimes I wish I had a little 4 banger. Oh well.
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I wanna live just once before I have to start walking
That was zactly my feeling with the GXP. Now it mostly sits quietly covered in the garage. The Sentra four banger gets the most use. Drove Clyde to work today for the first time in a month and thought "what the hell, where'd all that power come from".

I hate it, but I just can't afford the gas for a new G8. Love 'em but prolly gonna go with a hybrid (puke) Camry.
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