Gas Prices

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by dawg53, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    23,342
    1,237
    448
    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Gas prices jumped from $3.05 a gallon (regular) this morning to $3.27 a gallon this afternoon here where I live in Camden County Georgia...this is totally insane! The bad thing is that gas prices are going to go up higher resulting in skyrocketing grocery prices etc...anybody know when it'll end? My truck aint moving one inch unless it's a bonafide emergency and I'm glad I filled it up the other day when gas was $2.99.
     
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    it will end when we stop using so much...until then... [​IMG]
     
  3. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Florida
    Just moved from that area two years ago. Well I raised my kids in Fernandina Beach and we had a house in Folkston, Ga. [​IMG] Gas is horrible, and yes it will be going up again. And if Khadafi decides to burn his oil wells like I believe he did back in the day, we will really be paying for the gas. I have an SUV because I started doing foster care when we moved here (Ky), I needed the space in the car and still do, but the gas is killing me. [​IMG]
     
  4. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    I hear gas prices will go up to $5.00 per gallon In Calif by memorial weekend.
     
  5. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    We went from 2.99 to 3.19. We filled up my husbands truck and the boat the other day to go crappie fishing and it was like $130 [​IMG]
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    23,342
    1,237
    448
    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    JustAChickenLittle&More :

    Just moved from that area two years ago. Well I raised my kids in Fernandina Beach and we had a house in Folkston, Ga. [​IMG] Gas is horrible, and yes it will be going up again. And if Khadafi decides to burn his oil wells like I believe he did back in the day, we will really be paying for the gas. I have an SUV because I started doing foster care when we moved here (Ky), I needed the space in the car and still do, but the gas is killing me. [​IMG]

    Fernandina Beach is nice. I go swimming there quite often. ETA; not so much now due to gas prices!!​
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2011
  7. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

    4,148
    118
    274
    Jul 28, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Hey,how are they going to pay their C.E.O.'s their 5 million dollar bonus if they don't raise the price of gas?Do you expect the businesses to pay them?No Joe the plumber gets all the privledges of paying them.Besides Mobile only made 25 billion dollar profit this quarter.Now who can live on that?
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  8. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    5,314
    59
    291
    Aug 12, 2009
    I have not been out with the kids since last week due to flu/pnuemonia,but a week ago it was $3.15. I am doing a gatorade/water run in the am once dh is home,so I will see what it is.I bet atleast $3.19 here in NE Ohio
     
  9. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

    5,930
    10
    251
    Jul 31, 2008
    Quote:In Ontario we are almost there...

    we are at $1.20 per Liter thats a Canadian Liter and thats just average... I was in one town today and it was $1.25 L

    so to do come rough math 4 Liters in 1 gallon...

    $1.20 X 4 = $4.80 a GALLON
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2011
  10. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,921
    30
    213
    Mar 30, 2008
    ND
    You had $2.99 gas?? [​IMG] Wow, I haven't seen anything below $3.09 in ages! Yesterday it was $3,29, today it's $3.39.

    So why can't they change the refineries to refine the oil from the U.S.? It's better quality than the stuff they bring in anyhow! Oil wells going up all over here, and the oil is just shipped off because U.S. refineries are set up for sour crude instead of sweet crude. Maybe we wouldn't be so dependant on foriegn oil if we would use what we have here?
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by