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JT

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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 12:01:00 AM

If the U.S. launches a military strike on Syria, how much do you think your local fuel prices will increase?
1-15 ¢/gal (1-4 ¢/L)
16-30 ¢/gal (5-8 ¢/L)
31-50 ¢/gal (9-13 ¢/L)
51 ¢/gal or more (14 ¢/L or more)
No impact on fuel prices

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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jb107
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 8:13:30 PM

Price of gas will probably increase with or without a military strike.
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smartdilbert
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 12:26:51 PM

ok
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123Bucks
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 11:42:40 AM

75cent to $ 1.50 per gallon.
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NakedDriver
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 10:47:48 PM

ə since there was no strike, the question was academic.
i answered that it would carry no impact. ə
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floydent
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2013 10:27:15 PM

Any time the government does something overseas, its just an excuse for the gas companies to raise our prices. if there is a fire at a refinery on the east coast the prices seem to raise on the west coast and the same for the gulf coast refineries. When we don't usually get any of our oil from these places or our gas.
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dczh
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 3:47:01 PM

It is hard to say, I am not sure they will rise. Of course, any excuse to raise prices is usually taken.
I would guess that any serious Gulf of Mexico storm would raise prices more. They usually do.
We don't get any oil from Syria that I know of.
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ladysheila2
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2013 5:43:17 PM

The .51 per gallon. The question is a great one but some of the responses are uncalled for. The persons trying to bring in other topics by slamming our President and saying we should stay out of Syria should keep their personal political opinions to themselves and just answer the simple question.
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SammyAdams
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 11:50:57 PM

If the U.S. launches a strike against Syria, it will be because BO wants to deflect attention from Benghazi and I suspect that impeachment hearings will begin shortly after an investigation into the Al Qaeda-Syrian connection. Gas price increases will occur, however, they will stabilize and getting rid of BO will help our overall energy policy.
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P_I_STONE
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 11:45:06 PM

A lil bit
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Lbro
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 11:44:00 PM

Should not, but, it would because of the speculators!!!
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Lovolt
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 7:58:27 PM

"Military strike on Syria"....Good reason to up the price! As if they a reason. Just fill our LP price went up reason the stated Syria? They send us LP?
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OceansidePoms
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 7:51:59 PM

This is actually a difficult Poll to answer... My thoughts are mixed because we (or at least I) truly have NO idea what a "Military strike on Syria" would/could do to our Fuel prices in the U.S.A. History's proven that whenever there's War &/or Chaos there's usually LARGE increases in the Price of all Petroleum/Fuel products. So with a guess I would roughly estimate a 16-30¢ increase; but I'm very close to the 31-50¢ option as well. A primary factor in my decision to vote 16-30¢ is the time of year we are in. With Winter not TOO far away & an average price decline (based on Historical data) most every Winter, I would guesstimate that any potential price increase(s) would be slightly LESS than the same event happening Mid-Summer. But that's just my opinion & hopeful idea, most of this is speculation anyhow, with very little factual data. Hoping for the best for the great US!
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meitrans
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 6:56:40 PM

I agree. Oil companys and gas stations look for any reason to raise the price of fuel. Middle East War or not.
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theocean
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 4:47:44 PM

Let 'em suck it thru a straw !!!
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NIAB
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 4:42:34 PM

They don't need any reason!
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CocoPaz
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 4:37:31 PM

I hope for "No impact on fuel prices " but I plan for "51 ¢/gal or more (14 ¢/L or more)"
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SuperMoto
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 2:41:34 PM

They raise it even if any Middle East country's leader says "boo".
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awillisant
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 2:30:29 PM

.51 or more
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zacksnanny
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 1:34:07 PM

16-30 ¢/gal (5-8 ¢/L)
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Bonanza
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 1:18:58 PM

No impact on fuel prices
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AcuraTSX
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 11:22:41 AM

No impact. Plenty of other reasons to effect prices up or ddown.
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AlTraveler
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 10:38:56 AM

16+
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unlucky1590
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 10:29:37 AM

We will fight and win many wars and battle for freedom but we will never win battles against high fuel prices until greed is defeated.
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 9:04:38 AM

they will raise it with out a war
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Rastus
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 8:03:51 AM

U S needs to stay out of Syria. U S needs to build more pipelines and drill more wells, let the arabs eat their oil
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 7:42:11 AM

none
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cigarman409
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 7:34:49 AM

it goes up in winter anyways
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cigarman409
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 7:34:10 AM

hopefully zero
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N9HVP
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 7:14:14 AM

1 - 15 cents per gallon.
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Lengas
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 6:04:41 AM

Whatever BIG OIL wants to GOUGE us for.
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Ziggy1962
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 6:02:19 AM

Not sure?
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 4:57:07 AM

no impact
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NOTSOGRN
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 2:13:32 AM

.
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To many other countries already involved...this could be the one that makes it WWIII.

[Edited by: NOTSOGRN at 9/21/2013 2:14:50 AM EST]
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chui
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 1:35:51 AM

15 cents per gal.
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SnagaDeal
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 1:23:35 AM

1 ¢. Give or take a buck.
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OKRifle
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 12:57:17 AM

30cents
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sent4456
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2013 12:46:21 AM

Whatever!
We have to pay for it.
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123Bucks
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 11:50:21 PM

75 cents to 1.50 a gallon
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CrackedLCD
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 11:46:29 PM

I don't think it will have a significant effect, less than 15¢ a gallon.
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Isea11
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 9:04:48 PM

Prices always increase no matter what the excuse.
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P_I_STONE
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 7:41:30 PM

A lil bit
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awillisant
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 5:15:36 PM

.51 or more
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zacksnanny
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 4:39:20 PM

16-30 ¢/gal (5-8 ¢/L)
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Bonanza
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 3:57:30 PM

No impact on fuel prices
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SammyDA
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 3:04:20 PM

Went with realistic 16-30 - Oil companies raise whatever they want. 2% of us oil comes from Syria @ 3.80 a gal 2% would = $3.88. But everything with oilcompanies is 4 or 5 x's more. How else can they have profits of 30 billion a year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Lengas
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 1:55:28 PM

Anything that BIG OIL wants to charge us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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chui
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 12:40:16 PM

ten cents at most..............
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nicdar
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 11:55:39 AM

It seems like any thing is a reason to raise gas prices!
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Tucker16
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 11:28:50 AM

Not too much.
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BlueTucson
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 10:18:57 AM

I think it will affect the price to some degree, but not significantly. Regardless, I don't drive more than I need to these days anyway, so I don't expect it to affect me too much.
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