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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:03:48 AM
I'm such a whiner!!! My car requires premium, which is soooooo lame. So I pulled into the gas station started pumping and realized I was paying $4.19/gallon. So I left after $3.67 worth of has and went to another gas station that was only $4.08. Still such a joke! That's in Lake Havasu City, AZ. I talked to my mom today, and she said she paid $4.45/gallon for 89 in San Diego. Looks like we won't be going there for summer vacation after all! I'm really getting annoyed and bummed out about these stupid gas prices!


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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:07:07 AM
I live in a small coastal town in northern ca and we are at $4.47 a gallon. We've been over $4 for weeks.





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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:09:43 AM
I've got you beat. I was driving from LA to Sacramento last week, along Route 5, and had to pay $5.19 for 89 gas.

Yes, it was not a mistake.
Yes, people were taking photos of the sign.
Yes, I bought $10 and decided to try for a better town, but I needed it.
Yes, it was cheaper when I stopped in a bit, but not by much.





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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:12:44 AM
I heard on the radio this morning "the Obama administration is looking into a way to lower gas prices" - funny. I won't be holding my. Death anytime soon!


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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:13:07 AM
Wow, I'm not going to be griping about our gas prices here anymore after reading what you guys said. We're in NE Ohio and ours was $3.76 a gallon today. No more whining for me!

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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:14:56 AM
At the end of last week we were 1.37GBP per litre, which works out at $8.31 per US gallon. I filled my Ford Focus on Friday and it cost me 64.20GBP, which at this morning's exchange rate, is $100.52.

It's a nightmare. I basically don't drive anyplace for pleasure anymore, we have to have a reason for going.

ETA this is for bog-standard unleaded.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:39:14 AM
i'm in the seattle area and our prices have been over $4.00 for a long time. They were commenting on a few days ago how they are jumping a lot over night... last i looked it was $4.08 for unleaded and $4.40'ish for diesel. we try to drive as little as possible and combine trips where we can.






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Posted: 3/14/2012 1:43:04 AM
We're in the Portland, OR, area and have been over $4 for a while. Honestly, I don't know exactly what it is. I just hand over my card and cringe at the total on the receipt.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 2:02:17 AM
$5.71 a gallon for regular unleaded. I'm in Bangalore, India. It costs over $100 to fill a Camry.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 2:08:08 AM
OP, I read your post and thought I'd be happy to pay your price for my petrol (which equates to $1.10 a litre in Aussie money). I paid $1.50 a litre this morning, which is $us6 a gallon.

But then I read Lisabb's post and Wow - imagine how much we'd both be whining if we lived in Scotland!! Lisa, you poor thing - I'll be doing a lot more walking when the Aussie price gets that high. That's about $2.05 a litre in Aussie money.

But then, I remember saying I'd sell my car if petrol ever got to $1 a litre. but here I am, still chugging along.



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Posted: 3/14/2012 4:13:14 AM
$1.44/L which is $5.44/gal. The closest I got to a full tank in the past year was when I put $60 in back when it was still in the $1.20 range (almost a full $1 cheaper/gal). I keep doing $30 here and there. I don't know what I'm waiting for.




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Posted: 3/14/2012 5:00:04 AM
$3.63/gallon is what I was seeing yesterday on the way home, here in Atlanta. As I've seen prices jump 12-18 cents sometimes in just a few hours, they may be different now.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 5:07:37 AM
DH's car requires premium (91) it's $4.19/gal
Our jetta takes desiel it's $4.39

We had planned a cross country trip for summer to visit family. As well as a trip to DC for spring break. All of that is now on hold. At least we live in a "touristy" area so there will still be tons to do on a staycation!


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Posted: 3/14/2012 6:28:14 AM
I filled befour work yesterday at 1.37 per L so Per gallon it be $5.48. I have about 1/4 and only put in $40 and almost fit the full line...On my way home from work gas was at $1.44...so $5.76. Plus in Quebec and Ont we pay 15% taxes on that also.

I amgetting new car in the spring a hourse and buggy are looking pretty good right about now..

BTW I drive a 10 year old Corolla.



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Posted: 3/14/2012 6:50:17 AM
It's around $3.76 a gallon here in Philadelphia.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 6:51:02 AM
I paid $3.59 for 87 octane yesterday. Then I had $0.20 off a gallon from my stop and shop card. Guess I got a great deal!

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Posted: 3/14/2012 6:59:27 AM
3.69 to 3.75 in my area of the Twin Cities.

It fluctuates daily... which is annoying. I can pay 3.75 in the morning and by evening it could be quite a bit lower (but if you do the math, it's really not that much so I try not to let it - the fluctuating - bug me too much).


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Posted: 3/14/2012 8:41:05 AM
We filled up at Sam's Club yesterday for 3.58 a gallon - DFW area.



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Posted: 3/14/2012 8:47:06 AM
Here in NE PA, about an hour or so north of Philadelphia, most stations are anywhere from 3.69/gal to 3.75/gal. Fortunately, the grocery store gas was 3.69 the other day and I had 400 points which equals .40 off per gallon. So I paid 3.29 on Monday when I filled up.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 8:50:18 AM
$3.75 here in lower Delaware. going to be a rough show season hauling that horse trailer around (usually 3 hours one way) getting 10 miles per gallon.



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Posted: 3/14/2012 8:59:23 AM
Pricesrange from $3.79 to $3.99 at regular stations. Sams and Costco are $3.84.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:04:06 AM
Gas is $3.67 per gallon at the Kroger near me in metro Atlanta. We usually get a .10 discount when we use our Kroger card, so it would be $3.57. Guess our prices are not so bad for gas in the USA. It is at a far better price than it is in other countries. Guess we should be thankful for that our prices aren't higher than they are.




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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:07:21 AM
Fluctuate between $3.49 and $3.69. We try to get points so we have the $.10 off of every tank of gas. Probably means nothing, but it just feels better to get some discount.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:07:31 AM
Harpers Ferry WV, (about 60 miles from DC) around 3.87 a gallon.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:09:52 AM
The lowest I see on my way to work is 3.69 and the high is 3.99 I am just outside Boston.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:10:22 AM
I filled up at $3.53/gal the other day. In Tennessee.

DH is trying to negotiate into working from home one day a week. He and I are also going to switch cars (I will end up with the smaller one - and I've got to figure out how to fit two car seats and a booster in the back seat...that'll be interesting!) because my car gets better gas mileage.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:17:18 AM
$4.25 for regular unleaded and $4.67 for super premium. That's western suburbs of Chicago.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:19:44 AM
The little store down the block from my work had gas at $3.39 this morning on my way in. But by my house it's closer to $3.50. I am in Kansas.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:24:01 AM
$3.55 a gallon for Unleaded in Texas.



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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:24:09 AM
We have been over $4 for weeks. Right now we are probably at around 4.40 to 4.70, depending where you fill up and what grade you get.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:24:15 AM
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, $1.25/liter, so about $5 a gallon.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:25:44 AM
It just went up to $3.75 here. I had a grocery store card that gave me cents off per gallon and got it for $3.15 a gallon (I probably won't see that again)

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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:30:52 AM
3.19 my last fill. It was 3.09 two days before that..I'm at 1/2 tank so not sure where it will be. This is Denver which for some reason we are not supposed to get hit like other areas.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:32:35 AM
I use my phone app...gas buddy to find the cheapest ...it was over .25 between two stations less than 2 miles apart


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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:34:32 AM
$4.27 for 87 octane when I filled up last week in SoCal.

When I last got gas about a month ago (I don't drive much & get GREAT gas mileage in my Elantra, thank GOD!), it was $3.96.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 9:36:29 AM
$3.79 in my part of Texas! In this big state,we have to drive to get anywhere--little to no public transportation.

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I wish we had such gas prices in Germany. In Germany we have to pay 1,70 Euro/liter, this is about 8,50$/gallone. So driving a car is luxury.


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$1.44/L

We're still at a relatively "low" $1.08/L. *edited...it's actually around $1.15/L or $4.39/US gallon*






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Posted: 3/14/2012 10:02:32 AM
Last night it was 3.99 a gallon for 87 grade. I live north of Bellingham Wa. Btw, after seeing what those of you outside of the U.S. are paying I'm not complaining.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 10:09:39 AM
I am in a northern Dallas suburb. We are paying around $3.65 to $3.75. It varies from day to day.






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Posted: 3/14/2012 10:11:10 AM
$4.12 for regular in Seattle on Monday


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It ranges from $4.29 (Costco) to $4.69 for Regular in the North San Diego county coastal area.

We've been over $4 per gallon for weeks now.




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Posted: 3/14/2012 10:33:32 AM
I'm in Athena's area. I sure hope it doesn't hit $5 but won't be surprised. We were invited to a family wedding over Memorial Day weekend but it's a 5 hour drive each way. We may have to re-think going if prices continue to climb.

DH has an hour commute each way but luckily he drives a just paid off Prius. My mini-van doesn't get great mileage though.



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Posted: 3/14/2012 10:34:44 AM
We have been over $4 for weeks. Right now we are probably at around 4.40 to 4.70, depending where you fill up and what grade you get.



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Posted: 3/14/2012 10:54:19 AM
I travel the country with my SO and he pays 4.19 a gallon for diesel ..and he has 220 gallon tanks..the closer you go to the Midwest the cheaper the fuel gets and that's for regular fuel..when he fills up it kills me $800 and $900 dollars and he only gets 6 miles to the gallon..right now we are in Fife, WA


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Posted: 3/14/2012 10:58:50 AM
I just filled up our truck yesterday, (only vehicle we currently own) and it cost me $100 to fill up. We are in NW Washington, it was $4.05 per gallon. And we usually have to fill up every 6 to 10 days!! With DH having to commute further now, we will be purchasing a new car before summer.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 11:04:53 AM
I saw a station in Beverly Hills that had gas for $5.54 for premium yesterday. Strange thing is there were many cars getting gas there.

Most stations are $4.45 - $4.80 for premium in my So Cal beach town.

My car only takes premium so I tend to look at those prices.


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Posted: 3/14/2012 11:46:59 AM
$3.51 a gallon as of Monday.I am in Middle TN.

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Posted: 3/14/2012 11:50:32 AM
It's $4.25 in the Chicago suburbs.

Prices will be getting much, much worse around here come the summer. Evidently Chicago is required to have an expensive 'mix' for our gas in the summer.

I am glad I can ride my bike to work. I have a feeling that this year I will be using my bike often.




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Posted: 3/14/2012 12:26:12 PM
Last night I paid $4.79 for 87. We are 1 hour east of Minneapolis.
I was thinking it was horrible till I read this...


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