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Old 03-03-2011, 07:30 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Blue - '93 Ford Tempo
Last 3: 27.29 mpg (US)

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Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

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90 day: 33.65 mpg (US)

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We really don't have a right to complain. It's a finite resource and our consumption rate is astronomical, thus leading to a supply crisis at some point. Sure there are "artificial" manipulations of supply and price along the way, but sooner or later the piper must be paid. If you have designed your life around using lots of fuel and using it inefficiently, you had better not let out a peep about fuel prices. Another favorite pastime for fuel price whiners is to project the blame onto anyone but themselves: govt, oil companies, speculators, etc.. The bottom line is if you sit around and wait for science or govt or whatever to bring back 99 cent gas, you are wasting your time. Only you can take control of your fuel expenditures.
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