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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-23-08 01:08 PM
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and around the corner past the interstate:


And, another one:


Most stations are out or closed. Those that have ANY fuel have lines like these until it's gone. People have been waiting in lines for up to an hour and a half. Police have been at these stations to direct traffic and prevent fights(there have been some-one with a baseball bat).

We are told it could be two more weeks before things are back to normal.
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  -Gas Lines in NC tekisui  Sep-23-08 01:08 PM   #0 
  - Why?  Klukie   Sep-23-08 01:09 PM   #1 
  - Uh, campaign fodder for Gramps & Cramps?  Winebrat   Sep-23-08 01:11 PM   #2 
  - The refineries in the gulf, is what we're told.  tekisui   Sep-23-08 01:12 PM   #3 
     - Whoa...  Klukie   Sep-23-08 01:13 PM   #5 
     - Also, 89.2% of Gulf oil production is shut in. Link:  Texas Explorer   Sep-23-08 01:48 PM   #20 
  - Where are you?  supernova   Sep-23-08 01:13 PM   #4 
  - Asheville.  tekisui   Sep-23-08 01:14 PM   #7 
     - OK, nevermind my question below then.  Lex   Sep-23-08 01:47 PM   #17 
  - Shades of the 1970's! n/t  SeattleGirl   Sep-23-08 01:13 PM   #6 
  - will the Repigs compare Bush to Carter?  Supersedeas   Sep-23-08 02:34 PM   #30 
  - We had those long lines here before and a few days after Ike (Houston)  cat_girl25   Sep-23-08 01:16 PM   #8 
  - They tell us that we are "off the main route"  tekisui   Sep-23-08 01:19 PM   #9 
     - Asheville--off the main route? What do  asjr   Sep-23-08 01:24 PM   #12 
     - Was in Tn. this past weekend  GreenInNC   Sep-23-08 01:26 PM   #13 
  - MAN, that reminds me sooooo much of '73 and 'especially 79!!!  IWantAnyDem   Sep-23-08 01:21 PM   #10 
  - A man was registering voters in one of the lines!!!  tekisui   Sep-23-08 01:23 PM   #11 
     - Now THAT is freaking brilliant!!!  racaulk   Sep-23-08 01:42 PM   #14 
     - AWESOME!!!  Lex   Sep-23-08 01:48 PM   #21 
  - Why isn't Obama there, demanding the administration and oil companies address this?!  TexasObserver   Sep-23-08 01:44 PM   #15 
  - They'll just say we need to drill more..  Virginia Dare   Sep-23-08 02:27 PM   #28 
  - I'm in Durham NC and I filled up a few minutes ago--no lines  Lex   Sep-23-08 01:47 PM   #16 
  - Western NC, Asheville.  tekisui   Sep-23-08 01:48 PM   #18 
     - thanks  Lex   Sep-23-08 01:48 PM   #19 
  - Does Asheville have a lot of indie stations?  supernova   Sep-23-08 02:11 PM   #22 
  - We have some, and they were definitely out.  tekisui   Sep-23-08 02:15 PM   #24 
  - what part of NC? I didnt have any trouble last night  pending   Sep-23-08 02:14 PM   #23 
  - Asheville  tekisui   Sep-23-08 02:16 PM   #25 
  - Extraordinary. Keep an eye on this situation. A confluence of disasters.  faygokid   Sep-23-08 02:20 PM   #26 
  - I'm with you- It's got the Leo Strauss touch all over it, doesn't it?  BeHereNow   Sep-23-08 02:45 PM   #31 
  - People are nearing panic..  tekisui   Sep-23-08 03:01 PM   #34 
     - Please continue to keep us informed. This is very wrong, and the MSM is not covering it.  faygokid   Sep-23-08 03:03 PM   #35 
     - Perhaps it is a social experiment. A test run on a control group.  BeHereNow   Sep-23-08 03:05 PM   #36 
  - Most people around here are just scratching their heads.  tekisui   Sep-23-08 02:58 PM   #33 
  - My usual station has some pumps out.  mmonk   Sep-23-08 02:25 PM   #27 
  - Tell Keith and/or Rachel!  KamaAina   Sep-23-08 02:28 PM   #29 
  - Most stations here at least partly out of gas.  ladyVet   Sep-23-08 02:53 PM   #32 
 

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