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  1. Mrs Glockrunner

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    Just passing this along as a reminder.....
     

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  2. RyanBDawg

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    I remember having to pay over $4 per gallon when Bush was president.


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  3. SCmasterblaster

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    Really? Where was this?:dunno:
     
  4. Mr Turdle

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    Really? Wow! That was pretty good getting the price down to $1.84 when he left office then!
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  5. Ben B

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    It jumped up for around a day when the towers got hit. Then the stations got in trouble for price gouging.
     
  6. nursetim

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    Yeah, no kidding. On my way home I saw a local convince store, I used to work at, had bumped the prices up to over $5/gal. We were at $4 or just below for awhile when bush was In. I remember think of the frog boiling while seeing the gas prices and thinking bush was paying his oil cronies back. True or not, it's still what I thought.
     
  7. RyanBDawg

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    The United States of America.

    There has already been discussion on this the other day.

    The marketplace determines gas prices, not the president.


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  8. Mr Turdle

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    There has already been discussion on this the other day.

    The marketplace determines gas prices, not the president.


    I was being sarcastic......:faint:
     
  9. Giddyupgo55

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    Come on folks. Don't any of you remenber seeing gas at 11 cents a gallon? But that was back when stations had gas wars.
     
  10. stormspotter

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    I can go back to about 18.9/ gal. and windows got cleaned also. Didn't take a lot of $$$ to fill up my 63 1/2 Galaxie 500 XL. Dang I wish I still had that car.:crying:
     
  11. CitizenOfDreams

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    I remember paying over $5 for diesel. When your company run trucks with 200-gallon tanks, it adds up.

    The difference is, during Bush presidency we had work for those trucks, so spending several hundred dollars at the gas pump wasn't that big of a deal.
     
  12. Mrs Glockrunner

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    I remember gas wars very well. Oh, wouldn't you LOVE to have them again! :wow:
     
  13. Jack23

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    I loved the era of the gas wars. I was in So. Cal during all that in the early '60s and I once got reg for 7 cents per gallon. I was driving a little Chevy Corvair Monza and I couldn't get a dollars worth in it.
     

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