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KonaKane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 03:01 PM
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24. Makes a ton of sense doesnt it.
But save your breath....the boycotters can only hear their own voices.
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  -Are you boycotting BP stations/should boycotters contact their BP station in person to complain? LoZoccolo  Jun-30-10 01:49 PM   #0 
  - I complain by not going to BP stations.  louis-t   Jun-30-10 01:52 PM   #1 
  - Okay, here's a hypothetical. Say you found out that the owner of your local BP station  jobycom   Jun-30-10 01:59 PM   #12 
     - Hmmm, good point.  louis-t   Jun-30-10 02:05 PM   #14 
     - Ha! Good response! nt  jobycom   Jun-30-10 02:24 PM   #16 
     - You make a good point, because we generally do not know enough about who  RKP5637   Jun-30-10 02:27 PM   #17 
     - If you had regularly patronized a BP station it is likely you got to know the people working there,  elocs   Jun-30-10 03:52 PM   #33 
        - Yep, the small guy will end up hurt as usual. IMO the real culprits are immune  RKP5637   Jun-30-10 04:01 PM   #34 
        - The big guys usually walk away with millions of dollars.  elocs   Jun-30-10 04:10 PM   #35 
        - Is that the same thing you tell people who drive less or give up their cars?  noamnety   Jun-30-10 05:22 PM   #42 
     - Realizing that every major boycott/strike has touched...  LanternWaste   Jun-30-10 02:37 PM   #20 
        - I would argue in the case of the Apartheid boycott  jobycom   Jun-30-10 03:11 PM   #26 
           - That's a subjective interpretation I agree with  LanternWaste   Jun-30-10 03:19 PM   #27 
              - Then explain the meaning, in a way that makes it worth hurting the people I grew up with.  jobycom   Jun-30-10 03:31 PM   #28 
  - I only go to ARCO now. They seem safe and responsible.  PBS Poll-435   Jun-30-10 01:53 PM   #2 
  - BP also owns these brands...  bif   Jun-30-10 01:56 PM   #8 
  - Missed the sarcasm, I guess  PBS Poll-435   Jun-30-10 01:57 PM   #10 
     - Totally missed it.  bif   Jun-30-10 02:01 PM   #13 
  - yep, it's safe to say they are BP  unapatriciated   Jun-30-10 01:59 PM   #11 
  - How widespread are they, anyway? We don't even have them around here.  jobycom   Jun-30-10 01:53 PM   #3 
  - Im driving down to all the BP stations to complain in person  Oregone   Jun-30-10 01:54 PM   #4 
  - i'm not actually aware of any BP stations in my area  pitohui   Jun-30-10 01:54 PM   #5 
  - I don't want to use BP but in our small town it is the only gas station  Lifelong Protester   Jun-30-10 01:55 PM   #6 
  - I buy the cheapest gas in my area...so BP gas stations are not a  Ozymanithrax   Jun-30-10 01:56 PM   #7 
  - I boycott BP, all Japanese, Norwegian and Icelandic products.  MoonRiver   Jun-30-10 01:57 PM   #9 
  - Does your boycott include Bjork?  bif   Jun-30-10 02:32 PM   #19 
     - What's that?  MoonRiver   Jun-30-10 02:51 PM   #21 
        - "Who's" that. She is a famous Icelandic singer/songwriter.  KonaKane   Jun-30-10 02:59 PM   #23 
           - Oh,ok. Never heard of her. That's no surprise though. I'm not much into music anymore.  MoonRiver   Jun-30-10 05:11 PM   #40 
  - You should yell at the poor guy pumping the gas trying to run the business!  stray cat   Jun-30-10 02:12 PM   #15 
  - Makes a ton of sense doesnt it.  KonaKane   Jun-30-10 03:01 PM   #24 
  - Straw caricature is made of straw.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-30-10 03:34 PM   #30 
  - no  Obamanaut   Jun-30-10 02:31 PM   #18 
  - Other.  LWolf   Jun-30-10 02:56 PM   #22 
  - Ridiculous to suggest anyone at BP needs to be told.  TexasObserver   Jun-30-10 03:01 PM   #25 
  - A friendly suggestion for the owner to drop the franchise would be nice.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-30-10 03:32 PM   #29 
  - I'm sure they will drop everything and close shop.  KonaKane   Jun-30-10 03:43 PM   #32 
     - I'm sure no business gives any weight to any customer suggestions, ever.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-30-10 04:21 PM   #36 
  - Ya know ,  KeyWester   Jun-30-10 03:39 PM   #31 
  - Not sure that I have BPs in my town n/t  ceile   Jun-30-10 04:22 PM   #37 
  - There aren't any BP stations around here  tammywammy   Jun-30-10 04:23 PM   #38 
  - Gasp! How horrible! Your neighborhood makes Nordic Baby Jesus cry!  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-30-10 04:24 PM   #39 
  - I gave up my car for the month  taterguy   Jun-30-10 05:17 PM   #41 
 

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