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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-15-07 10:15 PM
Response to Reply #39
41. That's the point
People won't even do that teeny little thing. It's just too fuckin' much trouble. More fun to piss all over everybody else. No matter what it is, somebody always has to be standing on the sidelines throwing rocks.
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  -So, how'd the gas boycott go today? (not a snark post, really wondering) uppityperson  May-15-07 08:27 PM   #0 
  - Jerry Falwell died.  Bornaginhooligan   May-15-07 08:27 PM   #1 
  - Wow, wonder who will be killed by the next gas boycott!  Lex   May-15-07 08:28 PM   #2 
  - LOL!!!  Clark2008   May-15-07 08:28 PM   #3 
  - Oh god!  MPK   May-15-07 09:25 PM   #24 
  - Welcome to DU!  Longhorn   May-15-07 09:27 PM   #25 
  - thanks!  MPK   May-15-07 09:34 PM   #27 
  - You're in good company  DKRC   May-15-07 09:43 PM   #32 
  - You owe me a keyboard!  DKRC   May-15-07 09:39 PM   #28 
  - Hahaha, mission accomplished  Canuckistanian   May-15-07 09:42 PM   #31 
  - I've not been a fan of the Falwell threads today  Dorian Gray   May-15-07 11:07 PM   #45 
  - I had to get gas someone took mine out of the Bike  Monkeyman   May-15-07 08:28 PM   #4 
  - if people consume the same on average...  firefox_fan   May-15-07 08:29 PM   #5 
  - I know, been talking this for wks, but wondering if anyone noticed differences  uppityperson   May-15-07 08:33 PM   #8 
     - Just by eye, all looked normal in MA...  firefox_fan   May-15-07 08:34 PM   #10 
        - Thanks for the report. I really was wondering, would be nice if there was a change.  uppityperson   May-15-07 08:39 PM   #16 
  - didn't help  frogcycle   May-15-07 08:30 PM   #6 
  - I didn't buy gas but I did drive.  bigwillq   May-15-07 08:32 PM   #7 
  - I forgot it was today. But I didn't buy gas anyway.  tinfoilinfor2005   May-15-07 08:33 PM   #9 
  - 30c is an urban legend. As is 80c... Here are links  uppityperson   May-15-07 08:37 PM   #13 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-15-07 08:36 PM   #11 
  - I didn't buy gas.  janx   May-15-07 08:36 PM   #12 
  - It Went So Well That...  jayfish   May-15-07 08:38 PM   #14 
  - yeah, it will be interesting to see what prices do.  uppityperson   May-15-07 08:40 PM   #18 
     - Actually, No.  jayfish   May-15-07 08:53 PM   #21 
     - No empty stations, but it was $2.99 when I went to work this morning  Riddler   May-15-07 09:40 PM   #29 
        - thank you for the report. We keep getting screwed by Big Oil  uppityperson   May-15-07 09:48 PM   #34 
  - I didn't buy gas  tammywammy   May-15-07 08:39 PM   #15 
  - some reports:  rusty charly   May-15-07 08:40 PM   #17 
  - media are incredible.  uppityperson   May-15-07 08:43 PM   #19 
  - I didn't buy gas today in this little shell game. I bought it on Saturday when I needed it.  elocs   May-15-07 08:52 PM   #20 
  - That's why it takes the entire country  sandnsea   May-15-07 09:29 PM   #26 
     - The entire country? Everybody?  elocs   May-15-07 09:41 PM   #30 
     - Remember the Bonus Army?  sandnsea   May-15-07 09:50 PM   #36 
     - It can be done! After all we are ALL breathing at the same time!  firefox_fan   May-15-07 10:06 PM   #40 
        - So who is it who is buying all of these SUVs now?  elocs   May-16-07 02:34 AM   #55 
     - I agree with some of this, but a question, how is not buying gas 1 day and economic sacrifice?  uppityperson   May-15-07 10:00 PM   #39 
     - That's the point  sandnsea   May-15-07 10:15 PM   #41 
     - It's not. It's idiocy to pretend they're "doing something" by paying for gas on a different day...  GOTV   May-18-07 09:30 AM   #73 
     - Not only would you not get the entire country to participate in a boycott,  elocs   May-16-07 02:39 AM   #56 
        - Americans love to be lied to  sandnsea   May-16-07 10:57 AM   #60 
           - What exactly is the point of using tactics that do not work  elocs   May-16-07 05:05 PM   #65 
              - Nothing else DOES work  sandnsea   May-16-07 06:37 PM   #66 
                 - I really, really wish that you were in touch with reality.  elocs   May-16-07 07:01 PM   #67 
                 - Nothing will be tried  sandnsea   May-16-07 08:44 PM   #68 
                 - Ongoing boycotts stand more of a chance of working vs 1 day  uppityperson   May-16-07 08:48 PM   #69 
                 - There will never be ongoing boycotts  sandnsea   May-16-07 11:34 PM   #70 
                 - Boycott then - but don't PRETEND to boycott by changing the day you pay for your dope  GOTV   May-18-07 09:34 AM   #74 
  - I'm in Day 4 of a ten-day 'no buy' gas boycott  petronius   May-15-07 09:02 PM   #22 
  - Yup, thanks for the report.  uppityperson   May-15-07 09:16 PM   #23 
  - Are you actually USING less gas?  Freddie Stubbs   May-18-07 09:20 AM   #72 
  - I never buy gas, I don't own a car.  Kurovski   May-15-07 09:44 PM   #33 
  - haven't left the house today - so I'm still good  AtomicKitten   May-15-07 09:48 PM   #35 
  - I walked today, but not because I "participated" in the boycott:  Exiled in America   May-15-07 09:58 PM   #37 
  - That was today?  Fox Mulder   May-15-07 10:00 PM   #38 
  - Didn't do much here. But price went up again!  michaz   May-15-07 10:21 PM   #42 
  - I noticed no difference, which would be expected  barb162   May-15-07 10:26 PM   #43 
  - We didn't use any  Madspirit   May-15-07 10:52 PM   #44 
  - Station Shuts Down For Gas Boycott (Michigan)  uppityperson   May-16-07 12:45 AM   #46 
  - DNR expert: One-day gas effort wont affect prices (MO)  uppityperson   May-16-07 12:47 AM   #47 
     - Armchair Activism ideas (Gasoline boycott doomed to failure: analysts)  uppityperson   May-16-07 12:49 AM   #48 
        - I like the term Slactivism  GOTV   May-16-07 08:31 AM   #58 
        - Congress can't do anything, what complete bullshit  sandnsea   May-16-07 11:07 AM   #61 
  - there was a boycott?  provis99   May-16-07 12:54 AM   #49 
  - Oh ffs.  Blue-Jay   May-16-07 12:58 AM   #50 
  - I was one of the debunkers last wk, got hauled over the coals.So now ask for results.  uppityperson   May-16-07 01:04 AM   #51 
     - Oh, this is SO a snark OP. And I love it!  piedmont   May-16-07 01:17 AM   #54 
     - No, a snark OP would be nastier, more snide, condescending.  uppityperson   May-16-07 12:59 PM   #64 
     - well, I would think you'd have had some kind words for my reply above  frogcycle   May-16-07 07:31 AM   #57 
  - Oh, it went great. Tens of millions of people  Kelly Rupert   May-16-07 01:05 AM   #52 
  - Yes, but look at how much the price of gas has fallen  Freddie Stubbs   May-19-07 11:45 PM   #80 
  - so well that I didn't buy any gas today  ProdigalJunkMail   May-16-07 01:05 AM   #53 
  - Was it cheaper because of the boycott?  Freddie Stubbs   May-18-07 12:13 AM   #71 
  - It doesn't appear that gas prices have fallen significantly  Freddie Stubbs   May-16-07 10:41 AM   #59 
  - Gas went up 15 cents overnight here in SE MI. I think they're being  MrsGrumpy   May-16-07 11:09 AM   #62 
  - I didn't buy any.  porphyrian   May-16-07 11:10 AM   #63 
  - the one in your mind, or the one folks like me participated in?  bigtree   May-18-07 10:21 AM   #75 
  - The effect of both is imaginary. nt  greyl   May-18-07 10:24 AM   #76 
  - so i guess that means that your efforts in . . .anything, are as meaningless  bigtree   May-18-07 10:31 AM   #77 
     - Your illogic betrays you.  greyl   May-18-07 10:43 AM   #78 
  - You read too much into things. Did you see any change at your local stations?  uppityperson   May-20-07 01:04 AM   #81 
  - Nope, saw nothing to indicate the boycott was working (live in Madison, WI)  WI_DEM   May-18-07 10:45 AM   #79 

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