Gas finally dropping in NC

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  1. RetiredGySgt
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    The price of gas finally dropped form over 3.70. It is around 3.40 now and lower for regular. Can not get mid grade they aren't receiving any it seems. ( 89 octane) So we have 87 Octane and 93 Octane.

    Personally I don't like driving on 87 for long, car starts knocking. But I sure don't want to pay almost 20 cents more for 93. Not a big problem yet since I don't drive very much.
     
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    gas is 3.59 in banner elk....still much cheaper to cross the boarder into tn. we are starting to get all types of gas now....no shortages.
     
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    i just filled up today at $3.279
     
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    i was watching an old movie...vanished..where they run outta gas...then fill up for 15 bucks.....i remember thinking...well that dates the hell outta this movie.
     
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    Gas was $3.19 gal. on Route 1 in Belfast, Maine yesterday.

    # 2 Heating oil was $3.30 gal. a few days ago.
     
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    Here in Indy it's $2.72 believe it or not. I don't know if I'll wake up tomorrow and it will be $3.72, then the next day $4.15. It seems to go up and down, up and down like Pamala Lee Anderson without a bra.

    With a 50 mile round trip commute to work I'm hoping it stays in the two dollar and something range.
     
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    $2.09 here along the Gulf Coast of TX
     
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    2.99 in some places around Boston
     
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    Saw $3.19 here in north Florida today.
     
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    Hope the gas price drop will be on a longer term basis.We need more of this spending blessings now.
     

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