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Old Oct 10th 2008, 11:40 am   #46
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its still about $3.50 here...keeping my fingers crossed for it to go down further...
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Old Oct 10th 2008, 12:18 pm   #47
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$3.39 just over the Mississippi River from St. Louis, on the Illinois side.
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Old Oct 10th 2008, 12:26 pm   #48
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under $3 in some of the poorer parts of houston it reported on the local news this morning.

cheap as chips i tell yer
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Old Oct 10th 2008, 3:34 pm   #50
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$2.91 yesterday when I filled up, $3.13 for premium. I filled up with premium, just because I could. Well, that and I want to prove that if your car isn't designed to run on premium, using it does nothing other than lower your mileage.
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Not fair! I need to get to some your locations for the gas! The cheapest I saw was $3.29, but at 98% of the stations around here, it's $3.39. Heck, the town we work in just dropped, yesterday!, from $3.59 to $3.39.

I wonder if we still have that additive which is keepign the price up?
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$3.25 today, down from $3.39
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Gas was still $3.94 when i went out yesterday, it does seem to be dropping in price daily though.
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gas buddy is saying there's a place for $2.99 across town, but you'd be barmy to go there...

around here, a place just went down to $3.12 which I thought was really good...so filled the tank up, it was running on fumes though
hey Bob, not to sidetrack, but I thought of you yesterday.. called for the heating oil quote and almost fell out of my chair.. $3.00 per gal.
That's lower than August 20 ($3.77) and not as good as last fall ($2.65 --9/26/07). And just to make you cry, $2.02 on 9/25/06. (Yes I keep notes, what, you don't? )

Fingers crossed that they're not screwing you guys too badly out there.

PS: had the same experience with the gasbuddy.. the cheapo stuff is so far out of town to be not worth it)
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$2.82 this morning
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Old Oct 11th 2008, 12:43 am   #56
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hey Bob, not to sidetrack, but I thought of you yesterday.. called for the heating oil quote and almost fell out of my chair.. $3.00 per gal.
That's lower than August 20 ($3.77) and not as good as last fall ($2.65 --9/26/07). And just to make you cry, $2.02 on 9/25/06. (Yes I keep notes, what, you don't? )

Fingers crossed that they're not screwing you guys too badly out there.

PS: had the same experience with the gasbuddy.. the cheapo stuff is so far out of town to be not worth it)
hmm...it's a scary one, we looked into oil assistance, but stupidly enough they base if you qualify on your presious years salary...which is dumb, because I was working last year, and a couple of bucks over the threshold
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I paid $2.99 in Boston yesterday but it's more like $3.25 in Maine.

BTW Bob the system really does suck doesn't it? :curse:
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hey Bob, not to sidetrack, but I thought of you yesterday.. called for the heating oil quote and almost fell out of my chair.. $3.00 per gal.
That's lower than August 20 ($3.77) and not as good as last fall ($2.65 --9/26/07). And just to make you cry, $2.02 on 9/25/06. (Yes I keep notes, what, you don't? )

Fingers crossed that they're not screwing you guys too badly out there.

PS: had the same experience with the gasbuddy.. the cheapo stuff is so far out of town to be not worth it)
Home heating oil futures are dropping fast due to the fact that hedge funds are having margin calls and having to sell the futures driving the price down. Today the November futures were down another 10% from a high of $4.10 in July to $2.26 today. By the end of the month, you should see a retail price of $2.50 or less so wait if you can.

http://www.wtrg.com/daily/heatingoilprice.html
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Met up with sis and her husband for dinner and a show in Manhattan and they said regular was 2.91 in their part of NJ.
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