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Old 11-04-2008, 07:36 PM   #1
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Gas price bet!

hey

since this is general... watching the elections tonight makes me think...

anyone else liking these lower gas prices? i sure am! i can drive around again

but... any one want to make a gentleman bet that by the end of the month they will be back up to $3 a gallon?


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Old 11-04-2008, 07:54 PM   #2
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You won't suck me in with that. The Arabs just cut production, and oil went up $11 today, so you'll be right on with your guess
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Old 11-04-2008, 07:57 PM   #3
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of course, it always goes down around election time.
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Old 11-04-2008, 08:18 PM   #4
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our stock market did nothing short of crash and when we go down the whole world seems to go down with us. the asian markey got killed also and they cant afford to buy all their crude anymore...and just driving around having a blast instead of people driving less like we all have been will just make the prices go back up. Right now we have more gas then they know what to do with....its only a matter of time before we suck it all dry.
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:05 PM   #5
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I'd take the bet of it going back up to around $3 a gallon in the next couple days. What the damn arabs don't realize is that even though they can raise prices again, that means even less people will be able to afford gas. So they'll be losing money. But they're greedy, this probably hasn't crossed their mind yet
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:18 PM   #6
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I'd take the bet of it going back up to around $3 a gallon in the next couple days. What the damn arabs don't realize is that even though they can raise prices again, that means even less people will be able to afford gas. So they'll be losing money. But they're greedy, this probably hasn't crossed their mind yet
Thatís debatable though. I know for me, regardless of the gas prices, I NEED it to get to work and run places. Lucky for me I live close to work and am done with college so I don't go places as much, but the majority of people need gas and no matter what the price goes up to, they still buy it. May not buy as much, but the necessity of going to work, school, and running kids places comes first, leisure activities second.

So regardless of the prices, they still sell gas. Iíd like to see a graph of the prices vs. amount sold. Itíd be interesting to see how much it drops when the price rises. Iím betting not by much.
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arr yesterday was 1.94 here today its at 2.19 wtf!
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What's scary is that no matter who won, the tax money that's going to be needed to pay for all the things both sides promised (but can't keep) is going to raise the price on a whole lot of things!
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What's scary is that no matter who won, the tax money that's going to be needed to pay for all the things both sides promised (but can't keep) is going to raise the price on a whole lot of things!
got that right. But im enjoying the lower prices too. I saw 2.65 today, and around me it just seems to be getting lower. Good.
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time to buy a 200 gallon tank and fill it right now that way in the summer when its $4 a gallon you can just not buy it and be ahead of everybody!
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