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Old 06-10-2008, 05:04 AM
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I think some people are over reacting just a bit....yes it sucks that gas costs so much but I think we are a long way from having to stock pile food and guard it with a gun.I have seen nothing that makes me think we are anywhere near that kind of situation..people in this country still blow money on things they don't need, and aside from a drug addict or similar people would make lifestyle adjustments to make room in the budget for feeding their family. Everyone is entitled to their opinion,and that is mine...and I won't argue about it...so if you disagree, then more power to ya cause you probably know more about the specifics than I do, that was just my take on it.
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Old 06-10-2008, 06:55 AM
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good opinion tod, but people have been stock pilling since the 50's, thats
not new, but having all the situations that we have now, that's new.
just don't ignore it, its not going to get better, 2 men fought over
who was first at a gas pump last wk and the man stabbed the other
over nothing. a theif killed a home owner when he was caught stealing
copper from a house that was being built, the theif was underarrest
and confessed he was going to use the money for gas, on the other
side of town a same situation but this time it was the home owner
that killed the intruder, this is now happening all over the nation,
and these are not drug addicts, their using the money for gas.
the gas going up as passed sucking, its starting to take affect on
everyone, and some have a strange way of showing it
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Old 06-10-2008, 04:13 PM
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Hey Tod74, I hear you. It's an adjustment... the guy who steals for gas & ends up dead or in murder/jail is stupid & has lost his marbles. He can ride a BIKE or take the bus for crying out loud!! Hell, my kid has a 5hp 2stroke scooter that probably gets 60 miles to the gal... I can ride that if I am desparate. I will not steal or kill for gas... this kind of man is clearly unstable like the drug addict is for the next hit. DOES EVERYONE REMEMBER "Y2K"???? SILLY... these are trying times, but not desparate times yet. I don't want to offend anyone, but if you are a Christian (I hope you are) you know that God will pull us through this. Have faith, it will all work out. There is nothing God can't handle... he is bigger than the Arabs, Obama & the common criminals who don't know him. I have guns (& bows), but I HUNT with them. Otherwise, they are locked up away from my small kids. Granted, I live in Oregon where the crime rate is probably lower than NY, but I am not threatend by these fools... nor am I scared.
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Old 06-10-2008, 06:31 PM
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I've thought about asking my boss if I could work 4 10hr days instead of 5 8hr days. Our contract says we can.
That would cut my gas use by 20%.
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Old 06-14-2008, 09:27 AM
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A good idea... I use at least a gallon a day just driving to work.
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Old 06-14-2008, 09:38 AM
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i drove 120 miles a day /6 days a week/ for 1 year--there is no way i will keep doing that

THE OIL COMPANIES ARE LIEING AND ARE GREEDY--THEY THINK NO ONE WILL FIGHT THEM ON THIS [ ALOT OF PEOPLE DON'T CARE ABOUT THE PRICE] BUT I WILL NOT GIVE THEM ANYMORE MONEY THEN I HAVE TO

BY THE WAY-I WORKED AT A REFINERY :shock: :shock: :shock:


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Old 06-15-2008, 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Rigsby
A good idea... I use at least a gallon a day just driving to work.
I kept track this week. I'm spending $14-$15 a day just to get back and forth to work. :?
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Old 06-16-2008, 05:59 AM
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here in texas companies have gone to the 4 day a week schedule to
help save on gas, but did you hear, the saudi's want to up production
in fear that the world will look for other sources of energy, ha 8)
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:30 AM
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YES--THE SAUDIES RAISED OUTPUT--THEN ARE GREEDY OIL COMPANIES RAISED THE PRICE PER BARREL IN THE US


WAKE UP AND SMELL THE OIL GUYS[ THE RICH POLITICIANS ON BOTH SIDES WANT MORE AND MORE MONEY AND CONTROL- AND ARE DOING IT]

IT IS TIME TO RAISE CANE / CALL YOUR REPS/ PAPERS /CONGRESS/ ANYBODY WHO WILL LISTEN

IF WE DO NOT WE WILL NOT OWN ANYTHING THAT THEY DON'T WANT US TO

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Old 06-16-2008, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by slowmotion
Originally Posted by Rigsby
A good idea... I use at least a gallon a day just driving to work.
I kept track this week. I'm spending $14-$15 a day just to get back and forth to work. :?
I know how ya feel... For a long time all I had to drive was my 1 ton 4x4 crew cab dually with a 454

I have a 44 mile round trip to work and then all the other driving I do I was spending well over a hundred bucks a week on gas :? I had to get a beater car to drive
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