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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2013 10:38:40 AM

My tank is nearly empty
I find a cheap price
When convenient / I have money
I think prices may rise
I don’t buy fuel

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greycat65
Sophomore Author Florida

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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2014 6:58:22 PM

Gotta have gas to go. My car is not hybrid and it likes to eat at least once a week.
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sdslim
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2014 1:41:20 PM

Because my car needs it.
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babycatt116
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2014 10:54:33 AM

because I HAVE to
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john382
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 11:05:06 PM

Need
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0848Marine
All-Star Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 9:39:12 PM

1/4 tank is my clue to buy fuel. Running on empty is murder on your fuel pump.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 7:18:21 AM

need
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cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2013 5:11:36 PM

when i get to 1/2 tank
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 7:59:19 AM

need
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Grateful11
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 10:09:12 PM

Because I needed it.
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TomB2
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 8:34:38 PM

I always fill up when between 1/2 and 3/4 tank unless I am on a trip.
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Hubba2107
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 7:15:38 AM

my tank is nearly empty
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babycatt116
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2013 4:37:54 PM

So my car will run. I also go to Stop & Cop a lot cuz I shop there and get the points so I get the cheap gas prices.

[Edited by: babycatt116 at 9/5/2013 4:39:06 PM EST]
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123Bucks
Sophomore Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2013 3:32:15 PM

When I find a reasonal price I will buy gas.
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123Bucks
Sophomore Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 9:55:27 PM

When I think prices of gas or crude oil are on the rise.
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cheaptripper
Rookie Author San Jose

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 12:52:39 PM

I try to get gas when running low but always try to go to the best priced station. Thanks to those who update the prices. :)
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5w30
Rookie Author Gary

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2013 1:09:25 PM

I think because i need it. ;)
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nourdives
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 10:37:36 PM

Needle approaching E.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 7:11:45 AM

need
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CrackedLCD
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 6:50:40 AM

I'm as equally likely to stop for a cheap price as I am just for being nearly empty.
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dongo50
Champion Author West Virginia

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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 12:17:14 AM

DUH me wanna go..
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ceci28
Rookie Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 2:05:29 PM

when I need it
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2013 8:34:30 AM

NEED
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2013 7:45:11 AM

need
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ozziebaby
Rookie Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2013 3:24:24 PM

Because I'm on empty. I'm always on empty . Prices are stupid
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ToddsPhone
Champion Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2013 4:16:20 AM

I purchase about 150 gallons of fuel a week...ouch!
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ToddsPhone
Champion Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2013 4:11:13 AM

I purchase a great deal of fuel. It is essential to my livelihood! (Commercial Driver)
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CrackedLCD
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2013 1:46:38 AM

I find a cheap price is often the biggest motivator. I travel around the region a lot so I have a lot of different stations I can check, and usually pay around the lowest in the area no matter when I fill up.
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gizmojoe
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2013 11:46:44 PM

Tanks is empty or if i see a real low price
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snirt
Champion Author Anchorage

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 12:19:28 AM

I think prices may rise
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jimmy123NE
Champion Author Omaha

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Message Posted: May 28, 2013 5:43:13 AM

Empty.
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OilOnTheCheap
Champion Author Ventura

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Message Posted: May 28, 2013 4:16:02 AM

Nearly empty
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dongo50
Champion Author West Virginia

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Message Posted: May 28, 2013 2:03:24 AM

only reason is always need, why else would you spend that kinda of money?
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: May 27, 2013 7:06:22 AM

need
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ChuckieT49
Champion Author Scranton

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Message Posted: May 27, 2013 5:55:24 AM

When I need Gas !!
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donxoh
Rookie Author Dayton

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Message Posted: May 27, 2013 2:14:59 AM

To keep my vehicles running.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: May 25, 2013 8:39:28 AM

NEED
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: May 18, 2013 6:46:57 AM

need
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iwannavet
Champion Author Kitchener-Waterloo

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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 9:03:29 AM

Both price and need
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april4
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 8:13:29 AM

Need for gas
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 8:30:01 AM

need
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Gazas
Champion Author Oakland

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Message Posted: May 10, 2013 9:27:01 PM

need
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CrackedLCD
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: May 10, 2013 1:44:04 AM

I usually fill up when I find a cheap price, otherwise when I'm nearly empty.
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yyc2yow
Champion Author Ottawa

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Message Posted: May 10, 2013 12:10:58 AM

need
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tckayaker
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: May 9, 2013 11:21:52 PM

think prices might rise.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 7:14:36 AM

NEED
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april4
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 8:05:10 AM

need
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nighthawk55
Veteran Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2013 12:32:19 PM

Why would you have to "Google" Gas Buddy? Get the Gas Buddy app for your iphone or smartphone, or just type in gasbuddy.com! I swear, people are "Google" crazy!!
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theocean
All-Star Author New York

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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 10:17:09 PM

Can't drive without it !!
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177tangie
Rookie Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2013 1:22:42 PM

A couple of reasons. If I find gas that is a bit lower, I will purchase it. OR if my tank is running low, I will goggle GasBuddy and find lower priced gas!
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 10:14:48 AM

need
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