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Old July 19th, 2008, 04:26 AM   #1
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old post about gas prices...lol

Found this post from Thu Feb 8, 2001 3:52 am over on the yahoo groups page thought it was funny.


Gas Prices
This makes more sense than the don't buy gas on
a<br><br> certain day routine that was going around in
April or<br><br> May. Gasoline Prices! Whoever started
this has a good<br><br> point.<br><br> <br><br> By now
you're probably thinking gasoline priced at<br><br>
about $1.49 is cheap. Me too! As it is now $1.58
for<br><br> regular unleaded. Now that the oil companies and
the<br><br> OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that
the<br><br> cost of a gallon of gas is CHEAP at less than
$1.50,<br><br> we need to try an aggressive response. With
the<br><br> price of gasoline going up more each day, we
consumers<br><br> need to take action. The only way we are going
to<br><br> see the price of gas come down is if we don't buy
it.<br><br> But, that's not really a practical option since
we all<br><br> have come to rely on our
cars.<br><br> <br><br> But we CAN have an impact on gas prices
if we all<br><br> act together.<br><br> <br><br>
Here's the idea -<br><br> <br><br> For the rest of this
year, don't purchase gasoline<br><br> from the two
biggest companies (which now are one),<br><br> EXXON and
MOBIL. If they are not selling, they should<br><br> be
inclined to reduce their prices-and if they<br><br> reduce
their prices the other companies will too.<br><br>
<br><br> But to have an impact, we need to reach
literally<br><br> millions of users. But it's doable!<br><br>
<br><br> I am sending this note to 42 people. If each of
you<br><br> send it to at least 10 more ...and those 10 send
it to<br><br> at least 10 more ... and so on by the
time the<br><br> message reaches the sixth iteration
we will have<br><br> reached over one million
consumers. Acting together<br><br> we<br><br> can make a
difference. If this makes sense to you,<br><br> please pass
this message on, or one you compose, to<br><br> at
least 10 more E-mail addresses.<br><br> <br><br> ****
PLEASE HOLD OUT UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES TO<br><br>
$1.28 - $1.29 AND KEEP THEM DOWN. THIS CAN
REALLY<br><br> WORK.<br><br> <br><br> Katherine Doyle<br><br>
WASHTENAW COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION<br><br> IS
Department<br><br> 555 North Zeeb<br><br> Ann Arbor, MI
48106<br><br> 734.327.6679<br>
[mailto:doylek@...<br> If you're not outraged, you're not paying
attention!


http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/...ap=1&var=0&l=1
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Old July 19th, 2008, 04:58 AM   #2
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Found this post from Thu Feb 8, 2001 3:52 am over on the yahoo groups page thought it was funny.


Gas Prices
This makes more sense than the don't buy gas on
a certain day routine that was going around in
April or May. Gasoline Prices! Whoever started
this has a good point By now
you're probably thinking gasoline priced at
about $1.49 is cheap. Me too! As it is now $1.58
for regular unleaded. Now that the oil companies and
the OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that
the cost of a gallon of gas is CHEAP at less than
$1.50 we need to try an aggressive response. With
the price of gasoline going up more each day, we
consumers need to take action. The only way we are going
to see the price of gas come down is if we don't buy
it But, that's not really a practical option since
we all have come to rely on our
cars But we CAN have an impact on gas prices
if we all act together
Here's the idea For the rest of this
year, don't purchase gasolinefrom the two
biggest companies (which now are oneEXXON and
MOBIL. If they are not selling, they should be
inclined to reduce their prices-and if they reduce
their prices the other companies will too.
But to have an impact, we need to reach
literally millions of users. But it's doable I am sending
this note to 42 people. If each of
you send it to at least 10 more ...and those 10 send
it toat least 10 more ... and so on by the
time the message reaches the sixth iteration
we will have reached over one million
consumers. Acting together we can make a
difference. If this makes sense to you please pass
this message on, or one you compose, to at
least 10 more E-mail addresses ****
PLEASE HOLD OUT UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES TO $1.28 - $1.29 AND KEEP THEM DOWN. THIS CAN
REALLY WORK Katherine Doyle
WASHTENAW COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION IS
Department 555 North Zeeb Ann Arbor, MI
48106 734.327.6679



http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/...ap=1&var=0&l=1


There it's cleaned up a bit now you can read the message..
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Old July 19th, 2008, 08:32 AM   #3
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I had a feeling that Katherine Doyle from WCRC didnt write this, so I checked snopes. Didnt find the same letter, but similar discussion. http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/saudigas.asp
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