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Gasoline!

Unread postby Archmage144 » Thu Jan 22, 2004 9:04 pm

So. I was struck with an odd bit of curiosity today, and I decided I wanted to take a survey to get an idea how well (or poor) off I am with regards to a certain issue. I figured, hey, RPGWW is diverse with respect to the geography of its members. Why not ask here?

Right now, in my area, gas prices are plateauing at about $1.69/gallon for standard, regular grade gasoline (87 octane). A gallon is 4.546 liters, so that's 0.37 cents a liter. That's about 0.21 British Pounds Sterling per liter or 0.50 cents Canadian.

I'm rather pissed off at having to pay $1.69/gallon. Whatever happened to the good old days of paying $1.30 or less? *weeps* Anyway, the question is...how bad off am I, really? What're gas prices like in your area? Even if you don't drive, I'm sure you look at a gas/petrol station now and then.

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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby Divinegon2130 » Thu Jan 22, 2004 9:34 pm

Around here (here being Central New York), last time I checked I THINK it was something close to $1.62/gallon. (Someone else around the same area will have to give the exact price for me.)

Just for comparison purposes, during the week and a half I was in Hawaii recently, the price for gasoline there was about $1.99/gallon.

I'll do conversions sometime later if requested. <p>

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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby Jak Snide » Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:12 pm

Although I'm not sure of the exact values, I believe we have it worse off over here. I'll check tomorrow.


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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby Zemyla » Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:22 pm

I think we have it better. It's about $1.57, and this is typically as high as it gets. In better times, it is about $1.30. <p>-----
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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby Blackwind Isao » Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:33 pm

$1.49 over in SC back home in Wisconsin the price is up to $1.64.

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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby Wolfbelly » Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:42 pm

Anywhere between 64 and 70-some cents a liter.

Strange that I live in the PETROL RICH Province of Canada ...


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Unread postby Uncle Pervy » Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:02 pm

Good old days of 1.30 a gallon?

I remember a time where you didn't pay over double digits unless you were a fucktard. :(


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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby Nakibe » Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:56 am

Shaun has seen the beastly prices around here at $1.71/gallon. And it seems that there may be no end in sight. >:\ <p>
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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby FlamingDeth » Fri Jan 23, 2004 1:40 am

Har har, a buck fifty or so over here, more or less depending on which gas station you go to.

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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby 5orbus » Fri Jan 23, 2004 9:25 am

In the UK it's about 80 pence per litre, which is currently about $1.44 a litre, so just be glad that you don't have to pay our prices.


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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby Jak Snide » Fri Jan 23, 2004 9:59 am

Thanks to the second website Archy linked, I am now informed that 1 gallon = 4.546 liters. Thus, in England, a gallon cost $6.54 or sommat, assuming it does cost $1.44 a liter over here.

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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby JoshuaDurron » Fri Jan 23, 2004 10:25 am

Didn't do the conversions, but I know prices here are something more like $1.56. And actually, higher prices in Europe don't strike me as being as difficult for Europeans as Americans, as Europe has the better developed mass transit system. Of course, residents of said continent are free to contradict (or smack/stab/maim) me if the so desire. <p>

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Unread postby Banjooie » Fri Jan 23, 2004 11:59 am

It's like 76 cents Canadian a litre around here.

...Which is, um, expensive.

It was like 36 two years ago.


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Unread postby Shinigori V2 » Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:56 pm

The gas around here's about...1.60 or so, last I checked. Give or take.

However, if you want the good stuff that doesn't fuck up your car.... <p>

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Unread postby Lord Hatsuma » Fri Jan 23, 2004 1:04 pm

Last I checked it was $1.40. That was last weekend.

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Unread postby Waldorf Nikki » Fri Jan 23, 2004 1:47 pm

The cheap stuff is averaging about $1.57 <p>------------------

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Unread postby Raishilliah » Fri Jan 23, 2004 8:28 pm

Cheapest here is about 1.30$ to 1.60$. We get lucky.

... Two years ago, though, it was almost two dollars at the cheapest. T'least it isn't anymore. <p>

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Unread postby Uncle Pervy » Sat Jan 24, 2004 3:02 pm

There is BP over by where BW lives that has an interesting offer going on.

On Saturday, they charge cheap-gas price for all grades. My dad always makes it a point to take advantage of that.


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Re: Gasoline!

Unread postby BrainWalker » Sat Jan 24, 2004 10:34 pm

Banj needs to stop changing the title of reponses to just a period.

Also, despite the sale Pervy speaks of, gas is STILL $1.70 tonight. That sucks pretty hard. <p><div style="text-align:center">Image</div></p>

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Unread postby Banjooie » Sun Jan 25, 2004 5:04 am

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