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Almost Four Dollars

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by why write?, Sep 1, 2005.

  1. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    whoa, holy shit...i know theres been a few threads about gas, but 3.50+ is outragous for gas....what the fuck, higher gas prices are just going to increase the crime rates...for real.
     
  2. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    $3.50+ is the norm around here. Despite the fact that the refineries are within 30 minutes from me.
     
  3. ^ . ^

    ^ . ^ Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Aug 13, 2003 Messages: 8,231 Likes Received: 72
    yea, it's 3.50 here, and a lot of gas stations have taken their prices off the signs cuz theyre completely out of gas. One place by the house only had unleaded right now.. I guess if you dont have to drive, then dont. Easier said than done.
     
  4. slave_one

    slave_one Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 4, 2003 Messages: 2,745 Likes Received: 2
    over here, it was going to $3...but then i've been in the office all day so it probably went up already.

    i think symbols had the right idea of sticking w/a bike.
     
  5. KRON KING

    KRON KING Member

    Joined: Sep 2, 2004 Messages: 905 Likes Received: 0
  6. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    and i heard its going up higher and higher for the next two weeks and then it should go back to the normal 2.60, which shouldn't even be normal, way too expensive, people are going to try and do whatever they can to make some money to pay for some gas to get them places (sell drugs, steal etc.)
     
  7. Wire

    Wire New Jack

    Joined: Aug 28, 2005 Messages: 86 Likes Received: 0
    Last time I checked, it was close to 7 or 8 bucks a gallon in Atlanta.
     
  8. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    fill up your five gallon containers now, it's going to get more expensive. i wish i did on monday.
     
  9. deterrent

    deterrent Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 20, 2004 Messages: 5,181 Likes Received: 43
    some pumps are dry in chicago
     
  10. shai

    shai Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 17,602 Likes Received: 707
    ^^^good. that teaches those selfish pricks who drive alone in suv's a lesson in supply and demand...gas costs bank in europe, so more people take transit- like they should. and, nobody complains there. americans are soft- period.
     
  11. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311

    In europe the transit system is way better, the country is more compact than here.

    Although i hate the bastards who drive suv's to work 1.5 hours each way alone, they arent gonna feel it as much as someone who drives a civic, because people who bought the suvs can afford the gas, they just care how big the gas tank is.


    I can just drive one of these bitches around town, thank god....


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  12. MrChupacabra

    MrChupacabra 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 10, 2001 Messages: 10,940 Likes Received: 681
    i save so much money now that i live somewhere with a good transit system.
     
  13. ILOTSMYBRAIN

    ILOTSMYBRAIN Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 17, 2005 Messages: 4,531 Likes Received: 112
    hahah.

    yea gas around here hasn't really increased too much after katrina, but it sits steady at around 3 dollars year round ;/
     
  14. uproar

    uproar New Jack

    Joined: Feb 24, 2004 Messages: 43 Likes Received: 0
    its all because of hurricane katrina wich hit my city of neworleans. You people should really read up on whats going on out here.
     
  15. ElectricitySucks

    ElectricitySucks Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 13, 2001 Messages: 6,395 Likes Received: 24
    your all missing the catch..

    besides the catch, after the gas from the gulf gets back to normal and they can use the machines, itll level off within the next 2-4 weeks.

    and now for the catch.

    i want gas to go up. $5...shit, $10 would be even better. you know why? think of incentive. if gas gets that high, SOMEONE is going to do something about it. theyll make up an alternative to unaffordable gas prices. look at what happened in the 70's...the same exact thing. america has not learned. the saudis can fuck with us. but if gas went up for $10 a gallon, people would go apeshit and engineers would start REALLY thinking about electrical cars or an alternative to gas.

    this leads to one problem.

    this probably isnt going to happen, cause the saudis arent stupid. they know that if they do this, (which they clearly wouldnt, until gas would really run out in 75-100 years) they wouldnt have any left, and no money. that blows off the cab drivers being millionaires. (everyone is rich in saudia arabia.)

    bottom line: the saudis can fuck with us..they higher gas a little, lower it, they like to have fun. but if they would higher it to something like $10 a gallon, someone would design something new, and we could get rid of the saudis. and something is telling me that funding for war and terrorists would drop drastically.

    just my theory. incentive, people, incentive. think about it.
     
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