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JT

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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 12:01:00 AM

If you left your town during the Labor Day weekend, how far did you travel (one way)?
Didn't leave town
Less than 100 mi (160 km)
100-200 mi (160-320 km)
200-500 mi (320-800 km)
500 mi (800 km) or more

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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SnagaDeal
Champion Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: May 3, 2014 1:25:48 AM

Don't leave during holidays. Hate to drive on over crowded roads especially during holidays when all the drunks seem to try to drive and get away with it.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:15:43 AM

stayed home
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mandrewwhiteman
Sophomore Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 10:21:19 PM

I stay home, hence don't leave town.
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dre596
Sophomore Author Hartford

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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2013 9:30:26 AM

stayed local
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0848Marine
All-Star Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2013 11:38:51 AM

I didn't leave but the wife drove 300 miles one way to visit her family.
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NakedDriver
Champion Author Des Moines

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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2013 7:52:35 AM

ə i did not drive anywhere, but a friend did, and we went under a hundred miles/160km one way to our favorite skinny-dipping spot. ə
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SFRangerSniper
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2013 9:46:43 PM

If you left your town during the Labor Day weekend, how far did you travel (one way)?
200-500 mi (320-800 km)
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2013 12:37:35 PM

didn't leave
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US_ICEMAN
All-Star Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2013 4:45:05 PM

200-500
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beachd8
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2013 9:02:35 PM

about 3k miles . . . $505 in gas . . . average 25 mpg on rental Grand Caravan minivan . . . mainly state roads & freeways, but some time traveling through farmer fields and local towns . . . long road trip! :)
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LXH18
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 2:56:59 AM

Did not leave town.
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theocean
All-Star Author New York

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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 11:33:27 PM

100 mi
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zackk25
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 10:07:40 PM

nj
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zackk25
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 10:07:32 PM

wont
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zackk25
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 10:07:24 PM

didn't
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SammyAdams
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 11:50:21 PM

It appears as though 2 out of 3 GB's stayed home like I did.
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P_I_STONE
Champion Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 11:49:05 PM

Didn't leave
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TheGoatWhisperer
All-Star Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 10:23:12 PM

Given a 7-1/2% per year decline in US dollar purchasing power since 2007, it's a wonder anyone can still afford to work; let alone travel.
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biggassaver
All-Star Author Greensboro

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 9:18:44 PM

I never thought about travel for labor day weekend.
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zacksnanny
Champion Author New Brunswick

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 8:12:47 PM

Didn't leave town
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#12#_saveonfuel
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 7:56:34 PM

Had to go see Mom. She had hip replacement. Otherwise would not have left town.
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Bonanza
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 5:55:07 PM

Didn't leave town
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wshutton
Champion Author Albuquerque

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 4:38:07 PM

No money to go anywhere.
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MERTRW
Rookie Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 2:57:14 PM

travel frequently now due to aging parents
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SuperMoto
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 2:11:42 PM

Didn't leave town!
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spheremaker1
Champion Author Arizona

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 1:34:01 PM

i am actually 1500 miles from home, but have been here for weeks.. did not travel over labor day holiday
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Lbro
Champion Author Denver

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 1:22:50 PM

No $
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chui
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 10:59:41 AM

10 miles.............
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LongPlay
Champion Author Albuquerque

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 10:59:03 AM

I did not leave town. I generally like to travel on non-holidays. I fly if the distance is more than a few hundred miles most of the time. It is cheaper with only two people if you get the cheaper fares.
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AlTraveler
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 10:38:33 AM

Stayed home
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keo
Champion Author Colorado

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 10:17:21 AM

>500
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riceburner1
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 8:03:34 AM

I don't travel during national holidays. Its bad enough to travel on weekends when the freaks are on the road ! After retirement my life changed ! I only schedule travel on week days and do most of my shopping early on week days, to avoid the insanity on the road today.

When traveling, I always travel to and from the destination on the week days. Normally a Tuesday thru Thursday !I also don't go BOATING on the week end ! I only fish on the week days when there are only a few boats on the bay !!

AHHHHH PIECE AND QUIET, one great aspect of RETIREMENT !!
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cigarman409
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 7:48:05 AM

worked on holiday
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cigarman409
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 7:47:24 AM

stayed home
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jorjab
Sophomore Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 7:37:32 AM

We don't usually leave on Labor day. Family is here so all picnics etc are within 10 miles .
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wooly13
Rookie Author Washington

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 7:15:59 AM

did not leave went 50 miles one way was the furthest we went .
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N9HVP
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 7:13:21 AM

Didn't leave town.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 7:06:18 AM

stayed home
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jimmy123NE
Champion Author Omaha

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 6:32:34 AM

Stayed home.
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Lengas
Champion Author Gary

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 6:17:30 AM

460 miles
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Ziggy1962
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 5:36:39 AM

Didn't leave town.
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pkhdonovan
Champion Author Maine

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 5:14:13 AM

about 100 miles
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SnagaDeal
Champion Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 1:50:07 AM

150 miles
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serghimiranda
Rookie Author Salt Lake City

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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 12:38:36 AM

500 miles
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OKRifle
Champion Author Oklahoma City

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 11:37:10 PM

Stayed home, yawn.
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Countryman2013
Champion Author Pensacola

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 6:37:00 PM

Even menu items are jacked up over the holidays. Guess it is Economics 101!
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berniMI
Champion Author Flint

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 5:59:27 PM

Didn't leave town. Why fight the traffic and pay the jacked up holiday gas prices.
It doesn't have to be a holiday weekend for me to have a good time somewhere.
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Bonanza
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 5:37:32 PM

Didn't leave town
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P_I_STONE
Champion Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 5:00:42 PM

Didn't leave
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Geistware
Rookie Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 2:14:17 PM

drove to midtown for dinner. A nice Indian cuisine!
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