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How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Lumpy » Sat 05 Mar 2011, 19:18:19

Every once in a while I like to see some "down and dirty" real life input as to how much folks are paying for gas at the pump where they live.

I'm in Rural Western Idaho.
Drove into town yesterday for a Home Depot run. (Working on new raised beds for the herb garden.)
Gas was $3.289/gallon.

Where do you live, and how much is (regular grade) gas costing there right now?

Just interested in sharing and knowing.

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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Milret2 » Sat 05 Mar 2011, 19:22:00

Mid state coastal California, 3.98 a gallon.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Quinny » Sat 05 Mar 2011, 20:25:42

over $11 here at the moment :cry:
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby FairMaiden » Sat 05 Mar 2011, 20:36:21

Gas is more expensive here than in the rest of Canada. It's currently $4.77/gallon or $1.26 per litre.

I'm quite surprise ppl aren't complaining about it.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Lumpy » Sat 05 Mar 2011, 22:11:25

Quinny wrote:over $11 here at the moment :cry:



Where is "here" ?????
That's a dang steep pump price!!

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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby misterno » Sat 05 Mar 2011, 23:25:43

3.35 is the cheapest ni Houston right now

But most gas stations sell it for 3.39
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Outcast_Searcher » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 00:38:57

Central Kentucky (Lexington) it is going for about $3.50 a gallon recently.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby careinke » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 00:48:40

$3.69 on the lower Puget Sound.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Oakley » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 01:09:32

South Central Missouri $3.30/gal.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Quinny » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 04:55:46

Lancashire, birthplace of the Industrial revolution.

Lumpy wrote:
Quinny wrote:over $11 here at the moment :cry:



Where is "here" ?????
That's a dang steep pump price!!

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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby SteinarN » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 05:10:51

It's about $9.4/USgal here. (Norway)
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby dolanbaker » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 05:48:01

February prices from the AA go to http://www.theaa.com/onlinenews/allabou ... ry2011.pdf for a better formatted version

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FUEL PRICES IN EUROPE AND THE USA   
            Local Currency per litre  UK pence per litre
Country      Currency   Unleaded   Diesel   Unleaded   Diesel      
Austria      Euro      1.3      1.28   108.95      107.61      
Belgium      Euro      1.56      1.39   131.06      116.52      
Czech Republic   Czech Koruna   33.5      32.8   115.09      112.69      
Denmark   Danish Krone      11.82      10.86   133.29      122.47      
Finland      Euro      1.5      1.31   125.85      109.88      
France      Euro      1.6      1.4   134.59      118.03      
Germany      Euro      1.47      1.27   123.83      107.1      
Greece      Euro      1.59      1.39   133.92      116.94      
Netherlands   Euro      1.65      1.36   138.96      114.58      
Hungary      Forint      360      360   112.18      112.18      
Ireland      Euro      1.4      1.33   117.78      111.81      
Italy      Euro      1.47      1.35   123.24      113.74      
Luxembourg   Euro      1.24      1.15   103.91      96.51      
Estonia   Euro         1.21      1.25   101.47      104.83
Norway   Norwegian Krone      13.58      13.12   147      142.03
Latvia      Lats      0.84      0.85   100.36      101.07
Lithuania    Litas      4.42      4.14   107.59      100.78
Poland      Zloty      4.89      4.69   104.95      100.66
Slovakia   Euro      1.38      1.26   116.18      106.01
Slovenia   Euro      1.28      1.24   107.52      103.99
Portugal   Euro      1.5      1.32   126.18      110.8
Spain      Euro      1.28      1.25   107.61      105.08
Sweden   Swedish Krona      13.48      13.64   129.48      131.02
Switzerland   Swiss Francs   1.71      1.84   110.98      119.42
USA      US Dollar   0.8296      0.93   51.16      57.58
Malta      Euro      1.31      1.21   110.13      101.72
Bulgaria   Leva      2.36      2.47   101.42      106.14
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby vtsnowedin » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 06:38:08

Central Vermont, March 6 '11 6:00 AM $3.65/ us gallon.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Revi » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 06:57:09

Right now here in Central Maine it is around $3.55 a gallon. People are already freaking out. They say that gas could get to $4 a gallon by this summer and here's an article telling us that everything would be fine if gas went to $10 a gallon:

http://money.msn.com/how-to-budget/what ... ?GT1=33029

I don't think things would be so hunky dory at $10 a gallon, but if things get worse over in the Middle East we may see what it's like.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Cloud9 » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 07:24:50

Central Florida $3.33 at Race Track
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Roy » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 07:59:07

$3.47/gal for regular here in the foothills of western NC.
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby vision-master » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 08:22:42

$3.55 here in Mn with rumors of it going to $4 by the end of the Month. I have a Nephew that bought a country home and drives 80 miles one way to work. I tried warning them, but you know, there is no such thing as peak oil. BAU..... :cry:
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby Lumpy » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 13:02:10

vision-master wrote:$3.55 here in Mn with rumors of it going to $4 by the end of the Month. I have a Nephew that bought a country home and drives 80 miles one way to work. I tried warning them, but you know, there is no such thing as peak oil. BAU..... :cry:


Man, I hear you. Trying to talk sense into some people -- who keep going for the BAU.

Tried to talk grown kids (two sons - both professional commercial/residential painters --- plus at home wife of one of them, and their two sons 4 & 2) into moving to near the farm place here in rural Idaho about 3 yrs ago -- getting whatever work they could (didn't have to be "fulfilling" -- just had to make $$), and working on the farm place every moment they could to build it up faster ... so that it could support everyone "in time."

They showed up but didn't "get it" about the need to "make hay while the sun shines" in terms of making bucks while the economy would pay them ... while putting sweat equity into what would sustain them long-term. They just wanted to play farmer -- without the SLIGHTEST clue as to what needed to happen on a farm ... and without ANY thought for the fact that it costs MONEY to support more people. (i.e. -- NEED TO WORK -- wherever, doing whatever, as long as it's legal, in order to support selves until time came that the farm became primary source of support - by necessity).

So they left again.

Now they have all been increasingly living in a world of hurt. I.E. Work is scarce.

The one who is single is living with his 89 year old grandmother, trying (for past 18 months) to establish a business that requires him to drive a lot ... while also working side jobs, painting. (Those are getting scarcer.) He also has a job as a driver delivering medical equipment (hospital beds, etc) for Hospice patients and the like. He was recently told that no one there will be getting raises (they don't make squat to start with), because "The cost of fuel is going up too much too fast."

The one with the wife and two kids (now 7 & 5) recently gave up trying to establish a business along the sames lines as his younger brother (see above - lots of driving required), and has been desperately taking little painting jobs, etc. Has to leave family for weeks at a time to DRIVE 400 miles for painting jobs that come up. Often ends up sleeping in car for 4-5 nights out of 7 ... because it costs him so much to drive to the jobs that he can't afford lodging.

SO -- BAU thinking. Yeah, I'm seeing the pain it's causing in my own family for my own kids and grandkids. And so for me, too.

If a 2X4 up the side of their heads would have convinced them 3 yrs ago that BAU was going away, I would have used it!!!
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby vision-master » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 13:19:03

UP again TODAY > $3.60 gal
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Re: How much does gas cost right now where you live?

Unread postby vision-master » Sun 06 Mar 2011, 13:25:17

Lumpy wrote:
vision-master wrote:$3.55 here in Mn with rumors of it going to $4 by the end of the Month. I have a Nephew that bought a country home and drives 80 miles one way to work. I tried warning them, but you know, there is no such thing as peak oil. BAU..... :cry:


Man, I hear you. Trying to talk sense into some people -- who keep going for the BAU.

Tried to talk grown kids (two sons - both professional commercial/residential painters --- plus at home wife of one of them, and their two sons 4 & 2) into moving to near the farm place here in rural Idaho about 3 yrs ago -- getting whatever work they could (didn't have to be "fulfilling" -- just had to make $$), and working on the farm place every moment they could to build it up faster ... so that it could support everyone "in time."

They showed up but didn't "get it" about the need to "make hay while the sun shines" in terms of making bucks while the economy would pay them ... while putting sweat equity into what would sustain them long-term. They just wanted to play farmer -- without the SLIGHTEST clue as to what needed to happen on a farm ... and without ANY thought for the fact that it costs MONEY to support more people. (i.e. -- NEED TO WORK -- wherever, doing whatever, as long as it's legal, in order to support selves until time came that the farm became primary source of support - by necessity).

So they left again.

Now they have all been increasingly living in a world of hurt. I.E. Work is scarce.

The one who is single is living with his 89 year old grandmother, trying (for past 18 months) to establish a business that requires him to drive a lot ... while also working side jobs, painting. (Those are getting scarcer.) He also has a job as a driver delivering medical equipment (hospital beds, etc) for Hospice patients and the like. He was recently told that no one there will be getting raises (they don't make squat to start with), because "The cost of fuel is going up too much too fast."

The one with the wife and two kids (now 7 & 5) recently gave up trying to establish a business along the sames lines as his younger brother (see above - lots of driving required), and has been desperately taking little painting jobs, etc. Has to leave family for weeks at a time to DRIVE 400 miles for painting jobs that come up. Often ends up sleeping in car for 4-5 nights out of 7 ... because it costs him so much to drive to the jobs that he can't afford lodging.

SO -- BAU thinking. Yeah, I'm seeing the pain it's causing in my own family for my own kids and grandkids. And so for me, too.

If a 2X4 up the side of their heads would have convinced them 3 yrs ago that BAU was going away, I would have used it!!!
Lumpy


Just talked to another Nephew yesterday, he's single and pennyless right now and has enough food for like two days. His wealthy sister ignores him. I'm bringing over a bunch of my stocked food items to keep him going for another couple of weeks within a couple of hours. :)
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