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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-28-10 02:42 PM
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2. Use the phone and the compuer more often for shopping....
Rely on the US mail more often...
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  -If gas is going to be $5/gal in 2012 - what are you going to do to decrease the impact? LynneSin  Dec-28-10 02:38 PM   #0 
  - You make a good point about the infrastructure in this country -  TBF   Dec-28-10 02:42 PM   #1 
  - Same here. I fortunately don't have to  RKP5637   Dec-28-10 02:47 PM   #6 
  - I have an AWD Subaru too and although I wish it got better gas mileage  LynneSin   Dec-28-10 03:04 PM   #14 
  - Being close to work is a big one, I agree.  krabigirl   Dec-28-10 04:03 PM   #36 
  - I don't commute either -  TBF   Dec-28-10 04:48 PM   #38 
  - I think there will be at least hybrid minivans in 2012..I still don't like minivans but  krabigirl   Dec-28-10 04:01 PM   #35 
  - Use the phone and the compuer more often for shopping....  WCGreen   Dec-28-10 02:42 PM   #2 
  - bike everywhere. nt  mrs_p   Dec-28-10 02:44 PM   #3 
  - Selling my 8 year old, 260,000 mile vehicle and buying  bullwinkle428   Dec-28-10 02:45 PM   #4 
  - Sell the 260,000 mile vehicle, but keep your 8 year old  jberryhill   Dec-28-10 07:18 PM   #47 
  - Gas has been that high, and higher, in many parts of the world for a long  Obamanaut   Dec-28-10 02:47 PM   #5 
  - There's not a lot I can do  etherealtruth   Dec-28-10 02:50 PM   #7 
  - I completely agree about the lack of public transport in Metro Detroit.  Denninmi   Dec-28-10 03:31 PM   #31 
     - I live in Waterford  michreject   Dec-29-10 07:56 AM   #55 
  - I will lessen the impact by staying home more. Hopefully a lesson will be learned by my son  notadmblnd   Dec-28-10 02:51 PM   #8 
  - God forbid we raise the federal gas tax  gratuitous   Dec-28-10 02:53 PM   #9 
  - My guess is $1.08 - with the fed rate at 18.4 cents per gallon. But boy would the baggers  T Wolf   Dec-28-10 03:00 PM   #12 
     - Yep, a little more than a buck a fill-up  gratuitous   Dec-28-10 03:06 PM   #18 
  - My simple solution is just to steal a car when I need to drive someplace. This also  T Wolf   Dec-28-10 02:55 PM   #10 
  - Buy an electric car.  godai   Dec-28-10 02:55 PM   #11 
  - That's not the Fisker is it? They are building Fisker here in Delaware  LynneSin   Dec-28-10 03:07 PM   #19 
     - No, Elon Musk runs Tesla in California.  godai   Dec-28-10 03:14 PM   #21 
  - Memphis  AC_Mem   Dec-28-10 03:03 PM   #13 
  - My motorcycle gets 52 mpg on the highway at a 70 mph cruise..  Fumesucker   Dec-28-10 03:04 PM   #15 
  - I would love to get a motorcycle  Pool Hall Ace   Dec-28-10 07:11 PM   #45 
     - I don't have a pic of the trunk but I used model aircraft building techniques..  Fumesucker   Dec-28-10 07:38 PM   #50 
        - If I do say so meselph, I am an excellent car driver ;-)  Pool Hall Ace   Dec-28-10 08:16 PM   #51 
           - If you're truly interested in motorcycles, here is my favorite motorcycle website/blog.  Fumesucker   Dec-29-10 05:41 AM   #52 
              - Oh, I am truly interested.  Pool Hall Ace   Dec-29-10 02:12 PM   #57 
  - I'm doing ok at the moment...  arcane1   Dec-28-10 03:05 PM   #16 
  - Same thing I always do  guitar man   Dec-28-10 03:06 PM   #17 
  - Continue to carpool...  LanternWaste   Dec-28-10 03:09 PM   #20 
  - $45 a month is about what I spend on gas too  LynneSin   Dec-28-10 03:15 PM   #22 
  - Buy a Volt  demosincebirth   Dec-28-10 03:21 PM   #23 
  - Buy a spell check program. nt  Dreamer Tatum   Dec-28-10 03:23 PM   #24 
  - I'm tired of inaccurate OP's like this one.  totodeinhere   Dec-28-10 03:23 PM   #25 
  - I appreciate what you are saying but here me out....  LynneSin   Dec-28-10 03:28 PM   #28 
  - Several things...  delightfulstar   Dec-28-10 03:24 PM   #26 
  - Close the gas station down  Broderick   Dec-28-10 03:27 PM   #27 
  - Really powerful trebuchet.  flvegan   Dec-28-10 03:29 PM   #29 
  - +44-6  taterguy   Dec-28-10 04:54 PM   #39 
  - Putting in a larger garden as much of food cost is due to transportation imo.  uppityperson   Dec-28-10 03:29 PM   #30 
  - I swear to damn goodness! This country has a frigging short memory.  Lint Head   Dec-28-10 03:31 PM   #32 
  - If it does hit $5 you will see and explosion of growth in algae and Bio fuel production.  yourout   Dec-28-10 03:55 PM   #33 
  - I live in a relatively small city,  SheilaT   Dec-28-10 03:59 PM   #34 
  - Working at home I'm making far less than when I was 'gainfully' employed  Hello_Kitty   Dec-28-10 04:05 PM   #37 
  - Only leave the house once a week.  sarcasmo   Dec-28-10 05:39 PM   #40 
  - I'm looking at getting a hybrid.  Initech   Dec-28-10 05:49 PM   #41 
  - Stop...scooter time! Maybe an electric assisted bike?  TheKentuckian   Dec-28-10 06:04 PM   #42 
  - Must be nice to live in a place where it never rains  taterguy   Dec-28-10 06:57 PM   #44 
     - Back in June, I bought an electric bike...  GReedDiamond   Dec-28-10 07:33 PM   #48 
  - I use about 100 gallons/month  taught_me_patience   Dec-28-10 06:23 PM   #43 
  - Creative bookkeeping.  Creative   Dec-28-10 07:14 PM   #46 
  - Motorcycle. 60 mpg. BMW. dc  david13   Dec-28-10 07:37 PM   #49 
  - My husband will retire & no longer commute  SoCalDem   Dec-29-10 06:02 AM   #53 
  - A friend manages a Shell station and was told to count on $4 per by mid-2011. n/t  Mnemosyne   Dec-29-10 07:44 AM   #54 
  - I decided that I would move back to Minneapolis ONLY if I could find a  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-29-10 09:05 AM   #56 
  - Hofmeister is certainly getting the most of his 15 minutes of fame  onenote   Dec-29-10 02:19 PM   #58 

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