Gas Prices!

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by stripes, May 29, 2007.

  1. stripes

    stripes Member

    Need I say More?
  2. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

    great pics david,that second one will be me in a few years! sign1 --josh
  3. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    We just had a big supprise. Regular unleaded just dropped below $3.00 - $2.99 at most stations in North Stafford, VA:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
  4. stripes

    stripes Member


    Up here in Canada, gas is $1.10 per liter, thats about $4.00 PER GALLON US at 3.6 LITERS PER GALLON!!!! :eek:
  5. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

    well ,i've been there once and love the scvenery but i was snown in half the time and couldnt use my gas anyway :D --josh
  6. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Actually, it's 3.8 litres/U.S. gallon, and the Canadian dollar is pretty high, too, so the exchange rate barely figures into the equation. In Canada, Ontario gas is pretty cheap compared to that on the East coast, and I believe only Alberta sells a litre for less than a buck.

  7. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    Still 3.10 a gallon here last time I bothered checking.
  8. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    I like the top one.
  9. Relic

    Relic Member

    yessir Mr.Doc sir. our regular is a buck twenty one point none. will likely go up again befor July first, tourists? we don't need no stinking tourists
  10. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    Here in the interior of BC Gas hit 1.28 a liter before sliding back to 1.26 today.
    On the other hand the Canadian dollor went over 93 cent US today as well.
  11. MadModeler

    MadModeler Member

    Well, if I'm up there during the winter, I'll just harness my dog to a sled and let 'er rip!
  12. MadModeler

    MadModeler Member

    Great pics stripes.sign1

    They should starting putting disclaimers below the gas prices:

    Warning: Viewing these prices can cause severe bouts of obscene language!:curse: wall1 :curse:
  13. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    I'm not worried. I've been stock piling gas in a secret location for a while. :mrgreen:

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  14. Chaparral

    Chaparral Member

  15. erikstoll

    erikstoll New Member

    $3.26 here in Reno for the cheap crap
  16. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

    Heck we cancelled plans to fish the Outer Banks this past weekend.

    Motels are up 7% AAA says, gass and ice are unreal.
  17. beamish

    beamish HO & Steam Engineer


    We are in the $1.25 (CAN) per liter here in central Saskatchewan. I nearly cried when it cost me more than $55 to fill my car. On a good day it is less than 40$. Oh well i guess i will be taking the motorcycle everywhere as it gets over 60 m/g in the city.
  18. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    Yikes - I'd like to have your gas price problems over there in America! Your gas is dirt cheap compared to OUR prices here in Europe.

    In Switzerland we pay around 1.75 Swiss Francs for regular (per litre!) - and at the moment that translates to about US$ 6.65 per US gallon! wall1

    And in Germay and France it's still more expensive. No wonder everybody joins in on the Nordic Walking craze! :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

  19. beamish

    beamish HO & Steam Engineer


    so i read this thread and replied this morning while i was compiling a program at work. Then while still waiting i walked to the coffee room to top up my cup. while there i discovered a December 1999 Reader's Digest on the top of the magazine pile. (I know thats kinda old and it made me wonder why we are so out of date. Our company only has only had 15 employees back then and now are over 700 and growing fast) Anyway i flipped open the magazine and the first article i see is complaining about gas prices. Funny how not much changes. however the prices listed is what i found interesting.

    Dec 1999

    Crude cost 14.8
    Canada Avg pump price 55.1 :eek:

    Vancouver 49.6
    Calgary 50.4
    Regina 58.2
    Winnipeg 55.1
    Toronto 54.4
    Montreal 59.7
    Saint John 56.4
    Halifax 57.7
    Charlottetown 50.2
    St. John's 63.0

    That is less than half of what we pay now. And we were complaining about paying too much. If only we new what we would be paying 8 years later. i would have all been stocking up and buying bulk holding tanks.

  20. Chaparral

    Chaparral Member

    I'm begining to feel like the second pressing of grapes.

    There's a huge billboard here in Calgary announcing the end of the 'great' hyrdro rate.
    That's paraphrasing the ad, but the message is clear-it's rock'em-sock'em part deux.

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