Ouch!!!

Ouch!!!

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:08 pm

Holy krikies!!!! Close your eyes for a couple seconds and gas prices raise. Today I paid $3.69 for regular. You would think that the collective genius on this website would find a solution for this. If only you would stop politicing long enough to focus on the problem. Come on guys!! Anybody got an answer. No, my ass is too big to be pedaling. :) Scott
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: Devil505 On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:10 am

stokerscot wrote:Holy krikies!!!! Close your eyes for a couple seconds and gas prices raise. Today I paid $3.69 for regular. You would think that the collective genius on this website would find a solution for this. If only you would stop politicing long enough to focus on the problem. Come on guys!! Anybody got an answer. No, my ass is too big to be pedaling. :) Scott


I've tried cramming chunks of coal down the fuel filler port on my car!....Damned stuff just wont fit!! :mad2:

(Hey.....Maybe if I switched from NUT size to Pea it would work!!.....Be Right back! :lol: )
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: cArNaGe On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:23 am

Lucky for my I drive a diesel.

Its only $4.59/gallon.
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: WNY On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:41 am

It really sucks, everyday I go past 2 different stations, and they change daily. IN the morning and in the late afternoon. I think we are around $3.62, It been varying around $3.50-$3.62 (Highest so far!)
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: pvolcko On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:11 pm

stokerscot wrote:Holy krikies!!!! Close your eyes for a couple seconds and gas prices raise. Today I paid $3.69 for regular. You would think that the collective genius on this website would find a solution for this. If only you would stop politicing long enough to focus on the problem. Come on guys!! Anybody got an answer. No, my ass is too big to be pedaling. :) Scott


Might not be up for pedaling, but what about getting a motorcycle? Use a lot less fuel, tons of fun. Keep the car around for rainy days, cold days, and winters and trips to the store.
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: Richard S. On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 2:01 pm

I wouldn't consider the motorcycle myself, too many idiots on the road to drive one around town. If I was out west where you can see 20 miles down the road I might consider it.

cArNaGe wrote:Lucky for my I drive a diesel.

Its only $4.59/gallon.


Wasn't too many years ago it was the same price as regular or even cheaper. Cheapest gas I ever saw was a small gas station just before Camp Lejeuene in south Carolina/North Corolina, think it was like 70 cents a gallon. that was about 10 years ago and gas was around or less than a dollar most places. Most expensive besides now was $3.00 a gallon at the last gas before you went into Death Valley and that was about 15 years ago and gas was around $1.80... proabably $12 dollars now. :lol:
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 6:36 pm

pvolcko wrote:
stokerscot wrote:Holy krikies!!!! Close your eyes for a couple seconds and gas prices raise. Today I paid $3.69 for regular. You would think that the collective genius on this website would find a solution for this. If only you would stop politicing long enough to focus on the problem. Come on guys!! Anybody got an answer. No, my ass is too big to be pedaling. :) Scott


Might not be up for pedaling, but what about getting a motorcycle? Use a lot less fuel, tons of fun. Keep the car around for rainy days, cold days, and winters and trips to the store.

What kind of mileage do those cycle things get towing a van full of electrical supplies? :) Scott
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:48 pm

stokerscot wrote:What kind of mileage do those cycle things get towing a van full of electrical supplies? :) Scott


That would depend on the number of coolies pedaling :D .
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:32 pm

What's the mpg for a cup of rice? :) Scott
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: watkinsdr On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:56 pm

The U.S. Air Force is getting ready to fund a major project to build several coal liquification facilities. Supposedly the project makes sense as long as oil remains north of $60/barrel---and I don't see oil retreating back to that level any time soon....

It's about time we took the bull by the horns. :up: :up: :up: :up:

Yo OPEC: We have more coal than you have oil! :nana: :nana: :nana: :nana: :nana: :nana:


http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2007/06/airforce_coalfuel_070616/
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: e.alleg On: Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:49 pm

my solution is I drive less.
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: cArNaGe On: Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:43 pm

Richard S. wrote:I wouldn't consider the motorcycle myself, too many idiots on the road to drive one around town. If I was out west where you can see 20 miles down the road I might consider it.

cArNaGe wrote:Lucky for my I drive a diesel.

Its only $4.59/gallon.


Wasn't too many years ago it was the same price as regular or even cheaper. Cheapest gas I ever saw was a small gas station just before Camp Lejeuene in south Carolina/North Corolina, think it was like 70 cents a gallon. that was about 10 years ago and gas was around or less than a dollar most places. Most expensive besides now was $3.00 a gallon at the last gas before you went into Death Valley and that was about 15 years ago and gas was around $1.80... proabably $12 dollars now. :lol:


I moved from Georgia to Pennsylvania in 94. I filled up in GA @ .86/gallon. I arrived in West Pittston the next day. Gas at Penn Mart was $1.19/gallon. That .33 difference was a big deal back then.

e.alleg wrote: my solution is I drive less.


Thats what I'm doing. We take my wifes car when we can. I also have an old 1980 xs650 I want to get on the road. I'll ride that when I can. Needs some parts though.
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: Scottscoaled On: Wed Apr 23, 2008 11:35 pm

This son of the farmer guy I get my coal from has offered to hitch up the team and drop a load. It's only 58 miles. Kid's funny. :) Scott
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: stockingfull On: Wed Apr 23, 2008 11:50 pm

Fewer trips, burn coal, ride motorcycles (which get 50-60 mpg). Used to think TDI was the answer (and it is in Europe, where diesel is 25% LESS than gas), but the current diesel price premium pretty much negates the economy from them.

We have to stop using petro fuels for land-based power-generation ASAP. :blowup:
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Re: Ouch!!!

PostBy: e.alleg On: Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:14 pm

stokerscot wrote:This son of the farmer guy I get my coal from has offered to hitch up the team and drop a load. It's only 58 miles. Kid's funny. :) Scott


You laugh, I'm investing in Yak's to do all the work of my tractor. They will even provide clothing, milk, cheese, and meat. My Amish neighbors don't complain about gas prices.
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