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Since: 26.3.03
From: Glendale, Cali

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#21 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.51
    Originally posted by SchippeWreck
    I normally stick to Chevron, since that's where we have a credit card. (Dumb, I know, since we're paying for gas AND finance charges.) The cheapest Chevron in Glendale had regular for $2.71. The expensive one, just off the freeway, had regular priced at $2.85, with premium going for $3.05. Even the "cheap" stations, like Arco, are hovering around the $2.70 mark. That was 3 days ago, though. I should go out and check again today.

    And I just bought a new car with a bigger tank, but at least it gets better mileage.

From what I saw yesterday/today, the cheapest at Arco is about $2.75 off the freeway and $2.73 near school. Shell is actually cheaper than Arco right now by a few cents. I've been told Shell's gas burns faster though. I don't know the validity behind that claim, since i've yet to actually look up any tests that proved it.


Since: 23.1.02
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#22 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.04
Shot up from $2.35 to $2.55 in the Birmingham area this past week. Aren't these oil companies setting record profits?


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#23 Posted on | Instant Rating: 0.00
Last week Discount Zone in N.O the gas was $2.33 a gallon for the cheap gas. It sold out quick. This week the cheap Gas skyrocketing to $2.65 a gallon.

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Since: 2.1.02
From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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#24 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.08
    Originally posted by Freeway420
      Originally posted by The Goon
      I filled up at 95.4 cents/litre this morning.

    Mac's by my house had 100.4 cents last night, and Calgary's Finest Daily Newspaper (the Herald) reports that it's mostly 103.4 city-wide.

Yeah, I saw the paper, and then when I saw 98.9 cents/litre (minus the 3.5 cent discount) on my way to work, I figured I'd better fill while the filling is good.

Since: 3.11.02
From: BC Canada

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#25 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.00
It's 108.9 cents per litre in Victoria BC. As for Halifax, YIKES!

Since: 20.6.02

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#26 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.56
On the 45 minue bus ride to work....funny enough, it's cheaper to buy gas in downtown Hamilton than it is in the outskirts of town.

Downtown at the local Sunoco: 95.3 a litre.

Stoney Creek, at a Petro Canada: 102.6 a litre

Thank goodness I don't drive...but I think the Greyhound fare I'm picking up to go back to Alberta in October may be more expensive because of the fuel prices.

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Since: 16.3.04
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#27 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.71
Tonight it was $2.51 in most places where I stopped in Central Texas...the highest being about 2.56.

10 bucks just barely getting 4 gallons of gas is damned ridiculous.

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Since: 5.1.02
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#28 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.51
It was $2.299 here last Wednesday. It was $2.499 when I filled up today. Here being near Harrisburg, PA, which, of course, is redundant since my pin mark is on The W...orld.

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Since: 3.1.02
From: Brisbane, Australia

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#29 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.04
Around $1.18/L here in sunny Brisbane
My brother is in Sydney and he saw it for $1.26/L.
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Since: 21.8.03
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#30 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.02
We've been sitting around the $A1.15-1.20/L for a while. +0.10 for premium. (ACT)

For the English guy, your price is pretty good. I though you guys were up over a poond per litre for a while

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#31 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.51
It's been anywhere from $2.659 to probably $2.729 for unleaded in our parts, but I bet in Chicago it's right around $3.009 due to taxes, etc.


Since: 22.4.02
From: Outside of Boston

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#32 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.54
Right now, I'm happy if I can find it below $2.50. Highest I've seen for regular, self-serve is $2.699.

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#33 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.00
Prices are between $2.60 and $2.80 here in Los Angeles.

The prices drop rather dramatically depending on the station. Chevron and Shell range in the $2.70's while 76 and Arco stations drop to the low $2.60's. Mobil...forget about it.
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Since: 9.12.01
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#34 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.51
Well it's held steady at $2.699 - I finally had to fill up the tank yesterday and found premium at $2.799 - $37 for the tank. Arrrgh. TANKS A LOT

One "fun" thing is that at my local mini-mart, milk is ALSO $2.69 a gallon - so it's nine-tenths cheaper to get a gallon of milk than a gallon of gas.

I take it nobody's seen any wild swings in the past week (or got tired of answering)?

(edited by CRZ on 26.8.05 1115)

Matt Tracker

Since: 8.5.03
From: North Carolina

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#35 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.78
    Originally posted by CRZ
    I take it nobody's seen any wild swings in the past week (or got tired of answering)?

Our prices (Western North Carolina) shrank two cents from $2.61 to $2.59 in the past week. This is the first reduction in prices in about four months.

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Since: 16.1.02
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#36 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.15
It was around $2.60-$2.70 last time I filled up a few days ago. It's cheaper in Jersey and Delaware, though.

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Since: 25.8.05
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#37 Posted on
Just yesterday, on the way home at 5PM, it was $2.55. Later that night, after my daughter's back to school meeting, it went up to $2.75! But when I filled my car this morning, there was a Meijer's store selling for $2.65, but I only paid $2.62 since they give out $.03/gal discount coupons if you buy groceries, etc at the "big store".

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#38 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.07
Around this part of central NJ, it looks like it stopped going up daily, at least for the last week. At one end of the block its $2.59, and $2.53 at the other. Near the Lincoln Tunnel in NYC the other day, I noticed it was $2.89, and $3.09 for premium...

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Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

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#39 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.22
Look for prices to spike again this weekend thanks to Katrina.....

it's $2.53 to $2.69 for Full Serve Regular at the stations I pass on my way to work - $41 to fill the other day

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Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

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#40 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.17
I filled up the Corrolla last night in Kent at $2.669/gal and the Equinox this morning in Puyallup for $2.639/gal. GOODBYE $65.00!

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