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Old June 7th, 2013, 02:46 PM   #81
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I go to speedway every time I fill up for the speedy rewards points. I used to just use my CC at the pump like most people and you get like 100 pts for a fillup or whatever. I then found out that if you go inside and buy a general gift card, you get 2000 speedy points for every $100.

So I normally put $300 on the gift card at one time so that is 6000 speedy points just on the card, and then you still get the 100pts for each fillup at the pump. Save the points until you can get a fuel gift card ($100 gift card = 97,000 pts)

Might as well get free fuel for just using a gift card!
Then you expense the miles that you use the free $100 fuel gift card! You win twice brother!
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Old June 7th, 2013, 02:58 PM   #82
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Seriously, .40 cent increase in one day? $3.85 to $4.30 in Traverse City. Ridiculous and no even a news story of a refinery fire or other bs to cause the increase...
yes. The price of fuel has increased significantly. This is all I'm going to add to this thread.
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Old June 7th, 2013, 03:21 PM   #83
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Then you expense the miles that you use the free $100 fuel gift card! You win twice brother!
Damn straight! Free $100 turns into a free $230 lol
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Old June 7th, 2013, 03:21 PM   #84
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I will have to try this. I wonder how the company is going to feel about all the gift card on my expense report.
I get reimbursed per mile so no receipts needed :)
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Old June 7th, 2013, 03:47 PM   #85
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It goes up in a split second but will take months to come back down, then it flutters.
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Old June 7th, 2013, 04:01 PM   #86
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I get reimbursed per mile so no receipts needed :)
I have a company card. So it would show as I bought gift cards. I tried it today so we will see if they get all pissy.
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Old June 7th, 2013, 04:41 PM   #87
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I stopped at Kroger because I had $.30 off with our Kroger points. But I was dumb and only needed like 8 gallons.
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Old June 7th, 2013, 04:48 PM   #88
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How about we as a region just STOP giving away water from the great lakes to regions outside our wetlands then.

fawkers and their oil can just drink it.
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Old June 10th, 2013, 10:56 PM   #89
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He holds the water in our great lakes. He holds the ammunition for our firearms. He holds the oil supplies. And he stores data for everything you do and say for his case against you should you step out of line. Don't forget, there are drones with guns for those that don't comply.
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Old June 10th, 2013, 11:58 PM   #90
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I go to speedway every time I fill up for the speedy rewards points. I used to just use my CC at the pump like most people and you get like 100 pts for a fillup or whatever. I then found out that if you go inside and buy a general gift card, you get 2000 speedy points for every $100.

So I normally put $300 on the gift card at one time so that is 6000 speedy points just on the card, and then you still get the 100pts for each fillup at the pump. Save the points until you can get a fuel gift card ($100 gift card = 97,000 pts)

Might as well get free fuel for just using a gift card!
All of the speedways around me have the slowest diesel pumps or I would start doing this. I never mind paying a little more per gallon at the truck stop marathon on Wixom rd because they sell high volumes of diesel so it's always fresh. And the high flow pumps put out 30something gallons real quick.
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Old June 11th, 2013, 09:03 AM   #91
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gas in toledo is $3.60 range.
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Old June 11th, 2013, 09:23 AM   #92
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gas in toledo is $3.60 range.
It must have come down. It was 3.89 Sunday night at 1am somewhere between Findley and the michigan border.

It was 3.84 Thursday afternoon somewhere between Toledo and Cleveland.

It was 3.49 in Morgantown WV (i think).

Can't remember what I paid in clarksburg WV
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All of the speedways around me have the slowest diesel pumps or I would start doing this. I never mind paying a little more per gallon at the truck stop marathon on Wixom rd because they sell high volumes of diesel so it's always fresh. And the high flow pumps put out 30something gallons real quick.
The high flow pumps are nice but I never go above the first click because it can cause damage to sending units on the Duramax's
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Old June 11th, 2013, 10:30 AM   #94
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$3.29 here at Hilton head.
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I drive about 2000 miles a week give or take, I pay for it. It sucks.
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Old June 11th, 2013, 11:02 AM   #96
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this sucks.
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Watcha gonna do? Stop buying gas?
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Watcha gonna do? Stop buying gas?
exactly. we are all just along for the ride.
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Old June 11th, 2013, 12:21 PM   #99
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I have really cut back on my driving, and decided to hold on to the gas sipper instead of fix the motor in my jeep. I've even tried to keep the rpm's down in the scoobaru too.
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Old June 11th, 2013, 12:27 PM   #100
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I have really cut back on my driving, and decided to hold on to the gas sipper instead of fix the motor in my jeep. I've even tried to keep the rpm's down in the scoobaru too.
My impreza sucks fuel either way. I lost my lock up on my 4eat. I'm getting about 19 out if my 1.8.
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