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View Poll Results: Why are you still here, when gas is so cheap?
1) Cheap is relative. I'm still saving money, just less. 47 56.63%
2) It's going to go up again, and I'll be ready. 50 60.24%
3) I don't do this this for financial reasons at all. 12 14.46%
4) Big oil sucks. I don't like supporting the oil co's. 26 31.33%
5) Efficiency is an inherently cool/interesting subject. 53 63.86%
6) I like the technical/mechanical challenge. 50 60.24%
7) O.C.D. O! C! D! OCDOCDOCDOCD 14 16.87%
8) Efficiency = increased energy independence. 38 45.78%
9) I like the group dynamic/competitiveness. 27 32.53%
10) Conservation - for environmental or other philosophical reasons. 38 45.78%
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Old 12-02-2008, 05:33 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Once you know, you can't unlearn....

1) Cheap is relative. I'm still saving money, just less.
2) It's going to go up again, and I'll be ready.
5) Efficiency is an inherently cool/interesting subject.
6) I like the technical/mechanical challenge.
7) O.C.D. O! C! D! OCDOCDOCDOCD
8) Efficiency = increased energy independence.
9) I like the group dynamic/competitiveness.

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Old 12-02-2008, 05:50 PM   #32 (permalink)
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66.6mpg... someone's gotta notice that.
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Old 12-02-2008, 05:54 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Ha! Had to be someone with a username like yours to see it.

That's just how the numbers fell. 66.64 to be precise.
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Old 12-02-2008, 05:57 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Sorry lol.. I won't mention it next time :P

I notice that number alot.. I also noticed that at our local burger king, if you order something that my wife and I frequently get, it comes to $6.66, but I'm not telling what :P
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Old 12-02-2008, 06:12 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I originally joined ecomodder while searching ways to save fuel. Now it's about saving money, conserving fuel (the amount I use each week, month, year) and the competitive/community aspect of the site.
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I just want to see how many ways you guys can save hundreds of dollars a year with Duct Tape and Coroplast-is that wrong of me?
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I just want to see how many ways you guys can save hundreds of dollars a year with Duct Tape and Coroplast-is that wrong of me?
I happen to like MacGyver'ing everything I come across anyway, so this is just a bonus to me.
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:36 AM   #38 (permalink)
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11) I live in a country where it is still expensive
It's gone down a bit here but is still about $5-6 a US Gallon once you do all the money and fuel conversions.
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Old 12-04-2008, 10:30 PM   #39 (permalink)
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well, I've recently become inactive, then active, then another long inactive because I'm too busy to be on the forums, but I still come back because I just love the atmosphere, the people, and talking about stuff I like.

Plus, just because the oil price is down doesn't always mean its good. if gas is 55 cents a gallon you still can't afford it if you don't have a job to pay for it, because the economy sucks. Here at ecomodder, its not all about gas and oil (although 75 percent of it is, that other 25 helps too). Saving money is one, Red's "I wuv you guys" is another, gas will go up is one.

Heck, just mark 1-10. well.. except for OCD... I hope I don't have that. or maybe I do?...
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Old 12-05-2008, 07:16 AM   #40 (permalink)
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I think the Scots were particularly good at it too.

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