Gas strike tomorrow. Anyone else heard about this?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Vamp-A-Billy Princess, May 1, 2008.

  1. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Got a text message today asking everyone to boycott buying gas tomorrow. Sounds like a good idea. I dont have any money to buy gas with anyway. I guess the entire country is supposed to try this. Just wondering if anyone else heard about it? I say we do it. Gas prices are so awful...
  2. EllyMae

    EllyMae Songster

    Amen to that...tired of being "gas poor".
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    I can't stand the state of affairs when it comes to gas..... but not sure what difference one day is going to make...... you'll probably end up having to get gas the following day anyhow. Good luck with that though. I'd like to be able to get a horse and buggy and really make a statement [​IMG]
  4. EllyMae

    EllyMae Songster

    Last year, horse owners fought the price of hay due to the drought...this year gas has went sky high and is still's always something. I'm hoping I can get hay a little easier this year.
  5. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Maybe we can make a chicken drawn carriage. Like a dog sled...pulled by 30 chickens...that would be a statement.
  6. EllyMae

    EllyMae Songster

    LOL. I just got a visual on that!
  7. jjthink

    jjthink Crowing

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    Unfortunately people not fueling up tomorrow will probably have to do so today or Saturday or whenever, in order to get wherever they have to get to (like me having a long drive to get to and from work tomorrow), thus not amounting to an overall reduction in gas sales. Just a shift in which day they fill up. It may send a philosophical message to have lower gas sales on a particular day but it won't likely affect the bottom line because sales will likely be higher the day before and day after.

    In the big scheme of things there may be more impact to boycotting the 1 or 2 oil companies that have the most sales/make the most profit - boycotting them till their lower their prices substantially. Then when whoever is organizing this strategy gives the word (i.e., when the price is right), start buying from them and only them (wherever feasible). The other companies will then lower their prices to match.
    It's not quite as simple as this short para, but you get the drift!
  8. eggzettera

    eggzettera Songster

    Quote:Where oh where, is Little Chicken Racing Team when you need him?
  9. amystours

    amystours Songster

    Feb 23, 2008
    Alexandria, Louisiana
    Wow, from Indiana to Louisiana....I got that text, too. I really don't need gas anyway, I filled up yesterday. $52 for a Honda Accord. Ridiculous.

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