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Omaha Steve

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Sun Feb 23, 2014, 07:58 AM Feb 2014

How old does a DUer need to be to know what a gas war was at local filling stations? [View all]

I'm 57 and I remember.

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Aware of such things no later than 1975 or so, I would think, hence born before 1960. bemildred Feb 2014 #1
Love your avitar louis c Feb 2014 #2
Just $1 Omaha Steve Feb 2014 #16
Gas prices are ignored pipoman Feb 2014 #3
If we had gas wars today dixiegrrrrl Feb 2014 #4
I remember gas being as low as 19 cents during a gas war Art_from_Ark Feb 2014 #5
The embargo of 1973 pretty-much killed the concept. Buns_of_Fire Feb 2014 #6
This message was self-deleted by its author CFLDem Feb 2014 #7
We had them in the 90s Recursion Feb 2014 #8
The gas wars in the 1950's were classic. TheCowsCameHome Feb 2014 #9
I remember the gas wars in the '50s. RebelOne Feb 2014 #10
Can you imagine that? TheCowsCameHome Feb 2014 #21
This message was self-deleted by its author former9thward Feb 2014 #11
older than 30-something probably Spider Jerusalem Feb 2014 #12
i remember paying 87 cents a gallon or so in nebraska in 98 or 99 fizzgig Feb 2014 #19
They went ctsnowman Feb 2014 #13
+1 El_Johns Feb 2014 #18
During those times the cheapest I seen it was 11 cents a gallon madokie Feb 2014 #14
I had to get to the bottom of the thread to realize this was about competition between stations.. Jesus Malverde Feb 2014 #15
we have three gas stations within 40 feet of one another, so they seem to rotate MisterP Feb 2014 #17
When I was 19 (1964-5), I managed a gas station MineralMan Feb 2014 #20
I don't know what that is Aerows Feb 2014 #22
I don't remember any gas wars, Jenoch Feb 2014 #23
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