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Old 02-14-2008, 01:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Gas Price Photo

A while back, a new gas station opened up near my house.

I was a little afraid the first time I saw gas prices.




Read the second price backwards. It's sort sort of a test pattern for the numbers to all read correctly.

Under the prices, it said "Opening Soon". But the combination of $9 gas and "soon" is a dark omen.


PS - this photo was NOT retouched or anything like that. I HAD to pull over and get a photo when I saw this!!!!

Might look nice on the front page!

Pass this one onto your friends!

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Old 02-14-2008, 01:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Boy, seeing something like that would make me glad I had an electric motorcycle.
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Boy, seeing something like that would make me glad I had an electric motorcycle.
I've been meaning to ask you, how well do the batteries do in the cold? What's the coldest you have tried it in?
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I don't know how those batteries perform in the cold.

I just know that I don't perform well in the cold!

Seriously, cold, snow, and traction issues are all reasons why I want a little Forkenclone. Just a motorcycle with a roof, windshield, and 4 wheels.

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