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Old 09-26-2006, 10:05 PM   #1
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gas price changed 3 times in one day?

Well on my way to class this morning, around 11:30 and I pass this same gas station nearly everywhere I go, they are usually the cheapest and was very surprised to see it at $1.95 so I took a picture of it. Yes I know I get excited easily.



Fast-forward to about 4:00 in the afternoon and I'm headin to the skatepark to ride some little kids bikes for awhile and I go the same way and happened to look and... the price had jumped $2.19 in alittle more than 4 hours. But with gas anymore I wasnt particularly surprised. And yes I took another picture.



Again, fast-forward 6 hours and its 10:00pm and I'm drivin home and look and WTF the price changed again?? Now it's $2.14 Sorry this pic is pretty blurry but I promise it says $2.14.



Im complaining about prices here cause obviously they are still far better than paying $3+ a gallon just thought it was pretty crazy to see it change 3 times in less than 10 hours at the same station.

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Old 09-26-2006, 10:42 PM   #2
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so is it just this station, or is gas going to be going back up.....id like to know so i can fill up and take advantage of the cheap gas and manage my money
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Old 09-27-2006, 01:50 AM   #3
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$2.14?!?!?! I just paid $2.75 for premium at a Sam's Club!!!!!
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Old 09-27-2006, 03:17 AM   #4
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Just another example of how gas price isn't controlled by supply and demand.
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Yeah that is crazy and sucks.......

Our price has gone down around 20% from about two weeks ago so seeing it go up in the states usually means, we're in for an increase also...........
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Old 09-27-2006, 09:05 AM   #6
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gas is 2.11 here. wal mart fluctuates its gas by 3 cents everyonce in a while, but its computer controlled by how many sales there are. i'm waiting to see below 2.00
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it has been going down here for the past several weeks. it was around 2.79 three weeks ago, and is now around 2.20
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My friend who owns convenience stores says that they are paying like $1.90 for what they sell for $2.17. This is in comparison to the time that they spent selling gas for what they were paying for it back when it was $3+. I think some states have laws regulating this kind of pricing. I seem to remember a NJ DA going after some stations who where changing their pricing during the day, but I can't remember if it was for changing the price more than once per day or for posting one price and charging another at the tank.
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I know in some states that a gas station cannot change the price of gas more than once in a 24 hour period, wonder what it is in Ohio?
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