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The Final Dakar
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Jan 29, 2015, 01:07 PM
 
Aimed at US residents, duh.

Mine was $2.25 last I remember, but I've been seeing people mention it under $2 and even $1.50 for almost a month now.
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 01:13 PM
 
A few weeks ago it hit 1.68 right near my apartment. Then it got super cold and shot over 2.00 in a matter of days.
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 01:16 PM
 
Lowest I've seen locally is 2.12 (cash price) but I know somewhere in MA there was 1.99, it was on the news.
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 01:20 PM
 
I'm in northeast PA and there's a refinery within an hour of my house so I'm perturbed about it not breaking $2
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 02:32 PM
 
$1.63 was the lowest I've seen it in the St. Louis area.

It's fluctuating like crazy though. It goes through this cycle where it starts at $1.99 then slowly creeps down to the $1.70 range then all of a sudden it just jumps back up to $1.99 and starts over. This seems to be happening over and over again for the past few months and take about 10 days.

What's annoying is my timing is totally off. I never seem to hit the super cheap gas. Every time I need to fill up, it's always on the uptick. I'll drive to work almost on empty... gas will be $1.74... and then on my way home it will be $1.99. It's seriously happened to me like 4 times now.

The worse was one day, about 3-4 months ago, I drove my kids to the park and stopped for gas. At the time it was about $3.50. I filled up, went to the park for an hour and a half and on my drive home, at the exact same station, 1.5 hours later, gas had dropped .35¢ a gallon.
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Jan 29, 2015, 02:59 PM
 
$2.00 9/10 at most of Northern Virginia's stations not immediately adjacent to the beltway.
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 03:55 PM
 
$1.98 this morning for premium, something like $1.75 for regular.
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Jan 29, 2015, 04:00 PM
 
$1.90-$2.03 or so depending on the location, Mobil always being the highest and Hess the lowest.

I drive a GMC work van almost exclusively. Filling the tank has gone from $90+ to $50 about every week or so.
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 04:05 PM
 
Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
$1.63 was the lowest I've seen it in the St. Louis area.

It's fluctuating like crazy though. It goes through this cycle where it starts at $1.99 then slowly creeps down to the $1.70 range then all of a sudden it just jumps back up to $1.99 and starts over. This seems to be happening over and over again for the past few months and take about 10 days.

What's annoying is my timing is totally off. I never seem to hit the super cheap gas. Every time I need to fill up, it's always on the uptick. I'll drive to work almost on empty... gas will be $1.74... and then on my way home it will be $1.99. It's seriously happened to me like 4 times now.

The worse was one day, about 3-4 months ago, I drove my kids to the park and stopped for gas. At the time it was about $3.50. I filled up, went to the park for an hour and a half and on my drive home, at the exact same station, 1.5 hours later, gas had dropped .35¢ a gallon.
Indeed. STL is about $1.78 today for regular. But like the weather around here that can change significantly within hours.

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Jan 29, 2015, 04:16 PM
 
$1.88 in NJ somewhere. I had a Fiat Abarth for a short stint, amazing little car.
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Jan 29, 2015, 04:27 PM
 
$1.97

And it used to be a steady $3.79 to $3.99 all of this past summer.

Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
The worse was one day, about 3-4 months ago, I drove my kids to the park and stopped for gas. At the time it was about $3.50. I filled up, went to the park for an hour and a half and on my drive home, at the exact same station, 1.5 hours later, gas had dropped .35¢ a gallon.
Does your car have a gas price app?
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 05:07 PM
 
$2.43 is the lowest I've seen so far.
     
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Jan 29, 2015, 07:58 PM
 
Right now, the city average is supposedly $2.20 for regular.
     
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Jan 30, 2015, 02:49 AM
 
About six months ago in the uk it was £1.34 a litte it's slowly dropped and around our way it's usually about £1.4 now. The garage next to here dipped to .99 for a while but it's crept back to £1.01 now. Most news seems to think it will drop lore, to around .90 for a while.

Not sure how sustainable this is. Russia needs more money.
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Jan 30, 2015, 07:23 AM
 
A couple of weeks ago, it had gotten down to $1.65 or so around here. Then, it jumped back up to about $2.30. Now, it's hovering right around the $2.00 mark, give or take. It seems to change daily here.
     
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Jan 30, 2015, 12:17 PM
 
In Arlington Virginia it was $2.25 yesterday (inside Beltway).
     
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Jan 30, 2015, 12:22 PM
 
Had to run an errand this morning and saw that it's now up to $2.29 here.
The funny thing is, if I drive 40 miles down the interstate, it will be 10¢ cheaper. Same brand, too.
     
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Jan 30, 2015, 01:56 PM
 
About $2.35
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The steel workers unions will screw this up now.
     
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Feb 2, 2015, 04:05 PM
 
It hit $1.72 here last week.

Great news for a lot of us, but the oil and gas industry is reeling.
     
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Feb 4, 2015, 11:32 AM
 
Chicago average for regular is now about $2.40, so a pretty quick spike.
     
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Feb 4, 2015, 01:20 PM
 
Big union strike, or so I've heard.
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Feb 4, 2015, 01:21 PM
 
Oddly it's still the same here, if not slightly lower. Lag, I guess.
     
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Feb 4, 2015, 02:36 PM
 
Wow, a lot of you guys have gas.
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Feb 4, 2015, 03:28 PM
 
Originally Posted by osiris View Post
Wow, a lot of you guys have gas.
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Apr 30, 2015, 02:24 PM
 
We've gone from most of the winter in the low $2.20 or so, and today it's crawled back up to $2.40-2.55.
     
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Apr 30, 2015, 02:28 PM
 
Yeah supposedly speculators are buying and storing oil, artificially driving up the price.
     
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Apr 30, 2015, 02:37 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
We've gone from most of the winter in the low $2.20 or so, and today it's crawled back up to $2.40-2.55.
Same here. We actually had it below $2 at times over the winter.
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Apr 30, 2015, 09:17 PM
 
Living in CA here. Gas prices have gone up quite a bit recently. Now about $3.45 for the cheap stuff. I use Sam's Club and I last filled up two days ago at $3.20/gallon. I had just filled up and was at the hot dog area eating a muffin and saw the guy change the sign to $3.25/gallon. I was happy that I just made it.
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Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
We've gone from most of the winter in the low $2.20 or so, and today it's crawled back up to $2.40-2.55.
Summer fuel blends are back in circulation, it runs 10-15% more than winter. If you run 100% gas (uncommon), no ethanol, prices stay pretty steady.
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