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THUNDER HANDS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:05 AM
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Poll question: Which Gas Station Do You Normally Fill-Up At?
I'm a Hess man, personally. They're usually 5-6 cents cheaper than the others.

You?

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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mainegreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:06 AM
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1. IRVING!!!
They give you free bananas!
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THUNDER HANDS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:07 AM
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3. bananas?
At a gas station?

That's about as absurd as the fried chicken place in Brooklyn that also doubles as a gas station.
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mainegreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:11 AM
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8. Sure bananas
They're healthy, and I like them!
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MiddleRiverRefugee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:12 AM
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10. MAINWAY!!!!!!
There was a great Zippy the Pinhead cartoon about this last year or so.
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mainegreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:56 AM
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26. About bananas at Mainway?
Got a link?
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Robb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:07 AM
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2. Other:
I just plug the EBike in at night.

(dances the moral high ground dance) :bounce: ;)
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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:07 AM
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4. Diamond Shamrock (Ultramar, Beacon, Total)
Edited on Tue Nov-04-03 09:07 AM by GOPisEvil
They're a Texas-based company, and I have had one of their credit cards for years. I also have a Chevron card, but I don't fill up there as much because their prices are too high.
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:07 AM
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5. BP or Amoco
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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:09 AM
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6. You'll find that regional issues will...
...make this complicated. BP/Amoco's are common here in the Southeast. Shells have been popping up like wildfire since * was selected. I avoid them out of suspicion.
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7th_Sephiroth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:11 AM
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9. BP mostly
but i'll stop and get a few gallons anywhere if its dire
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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:54 AM
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25. I avoid them out of prudence.
Everytime I put Shell in my car something goes wrong with the inner works. Whether it's a clogged filter or a sudden, temporary thirst for 30-weight.
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 01:22 AM
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36. The only stations in North Dakota are BP, Tesoro, Citgo and Cenex.
Edited on Wed Nov-05-03 01:22 AM by northwest
Then, there's local fringe businesses like SuperPumper and Simonson.
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xJlM Donating Member (955 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:11 AM
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7. Speedway!
They're not bad, although their premium is kinda lame. I also use BP sometimes, if their price is lower (which it usually is).
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StaggerLee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:27 AM
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20. Speedway here too
I like their set-up and I enjoy their coffee. I find that they are usually priced lower than most others. (In my area anyway)

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RetroLounge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:13 AM
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11. Clark
Edited on Tue Nov-04-03 09:14 AM by RetroLounge
eom

on edit: The Gas Station, NOT the General...
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:14 AM
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12. Do they still sell the 100 octane gas?
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qb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:14 AM
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13. Sinclair (Canadian) or Citgo (Venezuelan)
I'm just not crazy about those terrorist-supporting ME oil companies.

(I know both of these companies have to supplement their supplies with ME oil from time to time, but on the whole I think they're the best option)
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rbnyc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:18 AM
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14. NONE!
I was going to say that I've never purchased any gas in my life, but that's not true, I've pitched in for gas money on road trips. But I have never owned a car and I don't even know how to pump gas.
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Kathy in Cambridge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:19 AM
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15. Sunoco-They Use Non-Saudi Oil
And I ain't supportin' the Saudis!
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 04:10 PM
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43. YEAH!!! I use Sunoco all the time
But only because it's the closest one to my house. However, I also get Pilot gas over in NJ since it's cheaper and they pump it for you.
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mhr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:19 AM
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16. Murphy Oil
eom
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:20 AM
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17. Loaf n Jug or Safeway
Because if I use my King Soopers or Safeway club cards, I get a 3-cent discount per gallon.
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Bertha Venation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:28 AM
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21. Yep. Safeway.
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bif Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:23 AM
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18. Whatever's the cheapest.
Usually turns out to be Speedway.
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jeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:24 AM
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19. Lee's Gas Bar
Been going there forever
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HuckleB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:33 AM
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22. Tesoro.
.
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LuCifer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:50 AM
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23. Hess or Speeway
Or any other cheapo stations.

I would like one eon to NOT have to drive. But the FloriDUH DOT can't do crap right. Palm Beach County, 1.1 MILLION PEOPLE...and the bus system BLOWS. Don't even start me (again!) on the roadways.

Lu Cifer
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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 09:51 AM
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24. There are no Hess or Gulf stations in the PNW, and Texaco
was bought out by Shell some time ago. There are very, very few Texaco stations which are remaining in operation under the Texaco brand. I suspect in the coming months, they'll be converted to Shell, too.
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TrogL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 10:05 AM
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27. It's Esso up here
They've got a good points system and the gas is trustworthy.

If it gets really cold, I'll switch to Petrocan 'cause they put methanol in.
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 01:16 PM
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28. Sunoco...the only station that carries 94 octane here.
My 911 likes it :)

My Honda gets filled at whichever station's closest when I realize I need gas...
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Robb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 01:17 PM
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29. Grammar police:
That should be "At which gas station do you normally fill up?", since you shouldn't end a sentence with a preposition.

Oh wait. Crap! Look out! Irony police!! :spank:
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ChoralScholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 01:55 PM
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30. My wife works at Flying J
so I kinda feel obligated to keep them in business. They sell Conoco fuel by the way.
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Xithras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 02:20 PM
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31. Costco
n/t
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THUNDER HANDS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 02:23 PM
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33. Costco sells gas?
I always wondered why Costco didn't sell cars.

But I never knew they sold gas...which Costco do you go to. The one's in New York don't sell gas.
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Xithras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 01:11 AM
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34. Costcos in California do
They also do tires, tuneups, and a few other auto repairs. I just buy gas though...I filled up yesterday at Costco at $1.54 a gallon, when everywhere else is $1.65 to $1.69 a gallon.

Of course, the fact that I literally live 150 yards from the Costco and its the closest gas station to my home helps to (I never shop inside, and maintain my membership only to get access to their gas pumps :))
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elfwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-04-03 02:21 PM
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32. Costco
Much cheaper than any place else.
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 01:21 AM
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35. Tesoro. It's a local CO-OP.
Edited on Wed Nov-05-03 01:23 AM by northwest
Existing ONLY in North and South Dakota, Eastern Montana and Western Minnesota.

It's my best chance of not supporting big oil.
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maveric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 01:30 AM
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37. ARCO with the AM/PM stores.
Moderately priced here in SoCal.
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kyrasdad Donating Member (551 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 01:36 AM
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38. Stewarts
Upstate NY 7-11 kinda thing
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LeftPeopleFinishFirst Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 05:38 AM
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40. Yeah, stewart's
that's where my mom always goes.
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Piperay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 05:20 AM
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39. Chevron...
cause I like those cute little cars they sell with the gas. :)
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IcyPeas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 04:03 PM
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41. Shell donates to pro-life/anti-abortion groups...
so I never go to a Shell station.
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Don_G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-05-03 04:09 PM
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42. Swifty
Kind of a no-name station in my area. Cheaper than the rest, busy enough to be refilled daily (sometimes twice) and the gas is the same that Marathon, Kroger's and several other chains in the area use (worked a job near the gas terminal once.)
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