zip code / gas

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by wendy, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. redoak

    redoak Songster

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    $3.47 a gallon in Poland, NY.
     
  2. ChristmasKathy

    ChristmasKathy In the Brooder

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    3.49
     
  3. illinichick

    illinichick Songster

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    3.46 in SE Il.
     
  4. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    I am the O.P. and I thought it would help people find cheaper gas in there zip code.

    Ours is $3.56, cheapest around here! Be nice if it would go down a little more!

    Wendy
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    It's pretty cool, but I figure, if I have to spend 5 minutes and drive an extra round trip of even just 5 miles, it makes no sense to save 10 cents a gallon even. If put 10 gallons in my car, that's one dollar "saved", but with 20mpg, I spent 1/4 of a gallon getting there, which is about one dollar when gas is $4 a gallon. So my net gain is zero, minus the time to drive and the wear of stop and go on the car. I figure cost of driving per mile inclusive of all costs is about 40 cents.
     
  6. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    $3.65

    Ellie
     
  7. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    Quote:No it is not cheaper you are right. When I put in my zip code all the gas stations are within 5 miles of me. But I figure I could also use the site when I go into the bigger town next to us. I put in there zip code and see what is near where I shop there and get the cheaper gas.
     
  8. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground

    I drive 5.5 miles for gas - and it's always much cheaper than other stations. Last Friday I paid $3.119/gallon, and it's dropped since then, I'm sure. Camry, 30 MPG, so it's worth the trip.
     
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

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