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Re: Gas prices

Postby GordonH » May 9th, 2013, 6:45 pm

GrooveTunes wrote:$1.39 in Victoria today.


Be happy you don't live in parts of Surrey @ $1.569
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Re: Gas prices

Postby GrooveTunes » May 9th, 2013, 7:15 pm

"GrooveTunes"]$1.39 in Victoria today.

Be happy you don't live in parts of Surrey @ $1.569[/quote]

Not complaining just sayin.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby Queen K » May 9th, 2013, 7:50 pm

Right now downtown Kel and Mission, 1.35/L.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby Captain Awesome » May 9th, 2013, 7:58 pm

Summer is here, I guess.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby SurplusElect » May 9th, 2013, 8:10 pm

Interesting that when another country threatens oil resources, we bomb the *bleep* out of them to ensure prices stay low and we have access.

...only to let the oil companies raise prices at their will.

10 cents liter jump? Did a refinery just blow up?

I was chuckling to myself how they have trained the public to accept random jumps.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby Glacier » May 9th, 2013, 9:18 pm

High gas prices are good; they reduce pollution.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby maxx » May 10th, 2013, 9:24 am

Glacier wrote:High gas prices are good; they reduce pollution.


Wut.......
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Re: Gas prices

Postby Glacier » May 10th, 2013, 9:38 am

Higher prices = people drive less = less pollution.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby NAB » May 10th, 2013, 4:41 pm

Glacier wrote:Higher prices = people drive less = less pollution.


A good theory perhaps, but unfortunately there are far more elements in play than that in the bigger picture. IMO the main impact of higher prices is not less driving, but rather less money spent in areas other than fuel.

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Re: Gas prices

Postby steven lloyd » May 10th, 2013, 5:16 pm

Glacier wrote:Higher prices = people drive less = less pollution.

Higher prices = still drive where I have to drive = no impact on pollution.


... I just tend to drive the Saturn and leave the Ferrari parked by the boat

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Re: Gas prices

Postby Bsuds » May 10th, 2013, 5:19 pm

The Ferrari get as good gas mileage as my truck! lol
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Re: Gas prices

Postby steven lloyd » May 10th, 2013, 5:23 pm

ya, but at least you can use your truck to pull the boat (maybe not the one in the pic though)
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Re: Gas prices

Postby GordonH » May 10th, 2013, 5:26 pm

Glacier wrote:Higher prices = people drive less = less pollution.


I drive same amount if price is .99 or 1.99 per litre.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby Nom_de_Plume » May 11th, 2013, 4:31 am

GordonH wrote:
I drive same amount if price is .99 or 1.99 per litre.

Same here, I don't drive for fun, I drive because I need to do stuff.
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Re: Gas prices

Postby Bsuds » May 11th, 2013, 4:48 am

I found it interesting yesterday that Diesel was cheaper that gas. A week ago when gas was 1.25 Diesel was 1.39. When I got some yesterday it was 1.32...go figure.
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