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The W - CRZ's World - CONVERSATION OF THE DAY
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.04
Here follows an RE-ENACTMENT with basically the same dialogue...as *we* remember it, anyway.

DATELINE: About fifteen minutes ago

SOUNDTRACK: That bit during Moby's Essential Mix when he's playing Basement Jaxx: "Where's Your Head At?" (how apropos!)

We pull up next to an SUV-lite at the stoplight

KIM & I: (frantically making the "roll down your windows" motion)

THEIR PASSENGER: (rolling down the window)

ME: Hey, y'all got some kinda gas nozzle and hose thing from the gas station comin' ouchyo gas cap

THEM (thinking): Oh SHIT.

PASSENGER: Ahhh thanks.

US: (driving forward)

ME: How stoned do you have to be to drive off with the gas nozzle still attached?

KIM: We wouldn't do that, and we just came from a sake class! Do you think we'll hear about any gas stations blowing up in the morning?

ME: Nah....I'm sure it was shut off when they drove away.

(a beat)

ME: I mean....you'd HOPE that it was.



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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.27
According to friends who worked in gas stations this is more common than you'd think. Usually when people went inside to pay. The nozzles are apparently made to break away and it automatically shuts the gas off. The bad news for those guys is that gas stations also have cameras pointed to catch the liscense plates, and people who drive off with the nozzle get a bill for the replacement cost.
Mr. Boffo
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Since: 24.3.02
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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.12
I was going to post last night and say almost exactly what Lise said. The only difference I'd make is that not all stations have cameras at the pumps, and at the ones that do, it sometimes isn't clear enough to read a license plate. You try to have a camera cover two different pumps. The best I've seen is a camera that moves back and forth between pumps and zooms in on the place where they expect the license plate to be. Doesn't always happen that way, because of many different variables. Plus, some states don't require a front license plate, so you'd have a 50/50 chance of having the camera coming from the wrong side anyway.
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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.54
You should have asked if they had any Grey Poupon to go with their gas nozzle.
Mr Heel II
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Since: 25.2.02

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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.12
This might explain the gas pump I pulled up to the other day that had no hose or nozzle, and no "out of order" sign.

I had put my credit card in, got authorization, went to reach for the nozzle...
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