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Old    salty87 (salty87)      Join Date: Jul 2002       02-14-2003, 2:08 PM Reply   
curious to see what others are paying. gas went up 7 cents this week alone at the neighborhood gas station!

$1.57 for regular unleaded

austin, tx
Old    Kilo Whiskey (wiltok)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-14-2003, 2:12 PM Reply   
I live in Chicago and have my boat in Michigan. In Chicago - gas is $1.89 for regular - in Michigan it is $1.69 (lower taxes).
Old    Patrick (faceplant409)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-14-2003, 2:16 PM Reply   
Try San Francisco $1.99 for regular....$2.15 for premium in some places. Don't even ask about prices at marinas.....
Pat
Old    jjeboarder            02-14-2003, 2:22 PM Reply   
I live in Fort Worth Texas and it's $1.60 for regular, and going up.
Old    gotpwr            02-14-2003, 2:29 PM Reply   
$1.65 for regular here in Louisville,KY. Here's my prediction: $.99 by Memorial Day after we kick Saddam out and have ExxonMobil bring Iraq's oil fields into this century.
Old    k2rider            02-14-2003, 2:33 PM Reply   
$1.77 near my house in Oceanside, CA
Old    Lucky Charms (lchamaschuk)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-14-2003, 2:42 PM Reply   
Ouch, sore topic! The BC government decided that Wednesday night was a good night to announce an increase of 3.5 cents/litre in gas taxes!
Old    mtbmudmachine            02-14-2003, 3:01 PM Reply   
I know this a little of topic But: I think gas Prices Here in San Francisco Bay Aera are going to go Way up if we go to war and Gas is going to be already jacked because Of summer time, then you add in a potential war. I hope we don't see gas up in the $3.00 mark. We will be tied up and doing a lot of partying to protest High Gas prices "Darn"
Old    goinhuge            02-14-2003, 3:28 PM Reply   
I live in Oklahoma and the prices are $1.59 for unleaded $1.77 for premium, and just bought a new truck and now the gas prices are going up. Looks like I am going to have to keep driving the Honda to work and the truck for play.
Old    dropzero            02-14-2003, 3:45 PM Reply   
San Diego.... $1.89 for 87 and $2.10 for 92
Old    trigx5            02-14-2003, 4:37 PM Reply   
Atlanta Ga....$1.49 for regular
Old    pimpdaddygrady            02-14-2003, 5:09 PM Reply   
ctown nc - 1.58 reg 1.70 summin for premium
went 2 c da tarheels play the other nite in chapel hill...gas was bout 1.89 for premium and 1.69 for regular.
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-14-2003, 5:31 PM Reply   
Buy in bulk now for summer! How many drums do you think you would need?
Old    walt            02-14-2003, 6:28 PM Reply   
1.87 in Sonoma county, Ca for 87 octane but if you go 20 miles south to Marin county you get the corn hole special 2.10 for 87 !
Old    waksetr            02-14-2003, 6:39 PM Reply   
whats the highest you ever paid....summer 2001 lake berryessa on the water $3.25
Old    kristoffer            02-14-2003, 10:36 PM Reply   
In Sweden we pay $4.45 and the price has not been lower then $4.00 the past 3 years. Itīs the high taxes in this countrie that do it, the incometax is 35% if make less then $33 840 and 50% if you make more then that. Itīs very pricy to buy trucks, suv:s(VAT 25%) and very pricy to drive them. I donīt think itīs good fore the economy to have this high taxes. A company pays an employee $33 000 a year and the goverment around $30 000 in charges and taxes. Politicians are vultures, we should put them in a submarine in the middle of the atlantic ocean and sink it. Everybody that pays $1.77 a gallon should be really happy if you compare to $4.45.
Old    gotpwr            02-15-2003, 10:37 AM Reply   
Kristoffer, that's the difference between the US and Europe. In Europe the government is setup for everyone to exist, where in the US the government is setup for the majority to live. You guys are way over taxed and you are correct it is not good for the economy.
Old    waksetr            02-15-2003, 10:46 AM Reply   
Kristoffer..... Maybe we should stick Pres. Bush in that Submarine!!!
Old    Someone Else (deltahoosier)      Join Date: Jun 2002       02-15-2003, 10:56 AM Reply   
Hey Jude....I smell liberal all over you. You should go take a shower.....
Old    MB Tom (tcaton)      Join Date: Sep 2002       02-15-2003, 11:11 AM Reply   
Were paying 1.66 a gallon in Washington went up 25 cents in one week last week I got gas and it was only 1.41 a gallon when will it stop.
Old    erlingl            02-15-2003, 4:34 PM Reply   
save your gas reseats, b/c any gas that you us in your boat you can write some off on your tax return b/c part of the taxes are road taxes and yoou us your boat in the water. I think thats how it works here in texas.
Old    lakebu            02-16-2003, 12:52 AM Reply   
Kristofer....You have my sympathies....
With taxes that high the government of Sweden must have a huge surplus....Either that or you must have a large number of people contributing nothing to the tax base...

Maybe if enough people of Sweden wanted to they could dump their Socialist leader and lower taxes.
Then gas prices could represent their true market value...


There are plenty of liberals here is the USA who would love to follow the lead of socialists in Sweden and tax the life out of the productive members of U.S. society to hand over to their pet programs....

Old    Kung Fu Wake & Video (dcervenka)      Join Date: Sep 2002       02-16-2003, 12:25 PM Reply   
Speaking of taxes... Has anyone ever noticed how much tax we pay PER gallon in CA?

Next time you're filling up, look for the little "tax" sticker on the pump (it's easy to over look). Basically it's around .50 cents a gallon! That's about 25 - 30%.....



(Message edited by dcervenka on February 16, 2003)
Old    daniel (gobig)      Join Date: May 2002       02-16-2003, 12:41 PM Reply   
4,30 USD regular

Germany
Old    Tom (laptom)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-17-2003, 12:06 AM Reply   
4,70 USD regular

Netherlands

I'm glad it's not as high as 2 years back ;-)
Old    malcolm            02-17-2003, 2:01 AM Reply   
$1.05 Cents per litre
Old    malcolm            02-17-2003, 2:02 AM Reply   
In Sydney, Australia that is.
Old    Stéphane H (stef)      Join Date: May 2002       02-18-2003, 10:59 AM Reply   
here in Switzerland you pay 4,5$ for a gallon
Old    gobeta            02-18-2003, 4:08 PM Reply   
I would kill to have gas prices from another state... Gas doesn't HAVE to be that expensive.
Old    chris_hargis            02-19-2003, 5:59 AM Reply   
Check this out
gas
Old    akman            02-19-2003, 8:25 AM Reply   
In San Diego at the Mobil a few blocks away it is
$1.91 for 87
$2.01 for 89
$2.09 for 92



(Message edited by akman on February 19, 2003)
Old    riverfreak            02-19-2003, 9:46 AM Reply   
Gas prices are ridiculous everywhere.....I can never remember them getting this high, I have a 22gal tank and I paid $38 to fill, Wakeboarding is gonna be really expensive this season instead of $20 for a day try $40, something has to be done....
Old    walt            02-19-2003, 2:09 PM Reply   
Novato ,Ca 2.11 for 87
Old    Jay (jayc)      Join Date: Sep 2002       02-24-2003, 7:32 AM Reply   
$6.36 a gallon in the UK at the moment! I run my MC on LPG which costs half that but still loads more than you guys in the states!
Oh and on another note I run my land rover which tows my MC on vegtable oil!
Old    walt            02-24-2003, 1:07 PM Reply   
novato ,Ca is now 2.25 for 87
Old    Nick Heckerson (kstateskier)      Join Date: May 2002       02-24-2003, 2:13 PM Reply   
Manhattan, KS - $1.62 for 87
Old    Nick Heckerson (kstateskier)      Join Date: May 2002       02-24-2003, 2:18 PM Reply   


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