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Posted: 4/12/2006 12:02:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:02:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/12/2006 12:03:20 PM EDT by roboman]
Hangovers from the latest OPEC meeting celebrating their continual ass-pounding of consumers.

ETA: I believe the semi-legitimate reason is concerns over Iran.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:04:15 PM EDT
"Summer Blend".
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:05:03 PM EDT

prepping us for a raping this summer, me thinks. Wanna sell that bike?
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:06:44 PM EDT
Since they got away with F**KING US OVER with 3 something bucks a gallon they are going to try for 4 bucks.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:08:31 PM EDT
My guess is that as long as we the people don't lynch any oil execs, the prices will keep going up.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:08:52 PM EDT

Originally Posted By BOBK48:
Since they got away with F**KING US OVER with 3 something bucks a gallon they are going to try for 4 bucks.



+1
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:10:01 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/12/2006 12:11:22 PM EDT by Grunteled]
Until and unless we hit the end of the elastic demand for gas they are going to creap the price up. When you start saying; "It'll cost too much in gas to go there", and people start buying less then the advance may halt for a bit.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:13:19 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/12/2006 12:17:04 PM EDT by mm34b]
Part of it is just seasonal hikes. It goes up every year during the family travel season. Also, speculation over possible oil disruptions resulting from Iran's nuclear weapons program and what the rest of the industrial world is going to do about it, if anything.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:13:23 PM EDT
Easter weekend coming up. Gotta gank the travellers.

Oooh, you mean the lie from the oil companies. Nevermind. They'll probably claim "terror fears".
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:16:53 PM EDT
Vaseline is also a petroleum based product and they are trying to enhance their secondary market.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:25:51 PM EDT
oh yeah "summer blend" makes the price go up...funny how the Winter blend" does the same thing....
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:26:44 PM EDT
I'm getting my motorcycle learners permit tomorrow.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:30:17 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/12/2006 12:30:51 PM EDT by Admiral_Crunch]

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:
I'm getting my motorcycle learners permit tomorrow.



I bought a motorcycle mainly for saving gas. Turned out the guy I bought it from had it rejetted for more power, and it only gets 35 mpg instead of the 50-60 it's supposed to get.

Now I have to tear the carbs apart to rejet it back to stock.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:30:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By The_Beer_Slayer:
it's jumped 30+ cents here in the last 3 weeks. What is the "current" excuse?



"WE CAN SO WE WILL"
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:33:00 PM EDT
Hell, if it keeps up, I might just have to buy one of those Honda Helix scooters.......
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:35:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Smak101:

Originally Posted By The_Beer_Slayer:
it's jumped 30+ cents here in the last 3 weeks. What is the "current" excuse?



"WE CAN SO WE WILL"



Oh an 88er ( posts ) with the correct answer.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:35:23 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Smak101:

Originally Posted By The_Beer_Slayer:
it's jumped 30+ cents here in the last 3 weeks. What is the "current" excuse?



"WE CAN SO WE WILL"



+1


I've considered a moto also. In the next 6-12 months my company is moving 15 miles farther out.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:37:05 PM EDT
Americansarefatandlazyandcantstandwalkinganyw­heresowedriveeverywhereandbitchaboutgasprices­butdontdoanythingaboutitbecausewearetolazy
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:38:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dace:
Americansarefatandlazyandcantstandwalking­anywheresowedriveeverywhereandbitchaboutgaspr­icesbutdontdoanythingaboutitbecausewearetolaz­y



Spacebar broken?
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:40:43 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dace:
Americansarefatandlazyandcantstandwalking­anywheresowedriveeverywhereandbitchaboutgaspr­icesbutdontdoanythingaboutitbecausewearetolaz­y



Not all of us are that lazy... i walk everywhere i can.. Doesn't mean i can't bitch about prices though!
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:40:57 PM EDT
Cool keep going up then.

It'll be there demise.

Screw it, we all know the market and money is the only thing thats going to modivate anything to go to other mass produced fuel sources or engine designs.

Lets just get this over with already.

What say you?
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 12:42:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Admiral_Crunch:

Originally Posted By mjohn3006:
I'm getting my motorcycle learners permit tomorrow.



I bought a motorcycle mainly for saving gas. Turned out the guy I bought it from had it rejetted for more power, and it only gets 35 mpg instead of the 50-60 it's supposed to get.

Now I have to tear the carbs apart to rejet it back to stock.



Would still be better than my 15mpg(city) pickup truck.
But I'm not getting rid of my truck.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 5:37:56 PM EDT
I guess none of the oil company apologists on this board have one.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 5:38:40 PM EDT

Originally Posted By DSVET91:
I guess none of the oil company apologists on this board have one.

Because we are in the other thread.
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 5:38:53 PM EDT
Market forces.

I know I'm still buying gas. How about you?
Link Posted: 4/12/2006 5:39:27 PM EDT
Inelasticity of demand. Look it up.
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