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Old 11-06-2014, 03:45 PM   #81 (permalink)
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I'm sure I'm in one of those parallel universes. In this one I agree with james completely.

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Old 11-07-2014, 04:03 AM   #82 (permalink)
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I thought we were agreeing, why is everyone turning on me?
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Old 11-07-2014, 07:17 AM   #83 (permalink)
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I assure you that driving and burning gasoline doesn't cancel out the effects of someone else driving and burning gasoline.

Any fuel you "save" will only increase supply, thus forcing prices lower, and consumption by other people up.

Without a worldwide conservation plan, individual conservation is next to pointless for the environment. However, it's extremely relevant to the conservationists pocketbook.

Save up the discounts until you reach the maximum, and then bring gas cans along with an empty fuel tank. Get the maximum amount of fuel at the discount that you can.
If more people did it... yeah. It's just like anything though- do you want to be part of the solution or part of the problem? No, I'm not going to argue that burning any fuel at all makes one part of the problem. It's how efficiently one's tasks get completed.

I do the gas can thing too but in the end it seems to be more of a psychological benefit- satisfies my hoarding genes- than a monetary one.
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Old 11-07-2014, 07:00 PM   #84 (permalink)
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I did not turn on you. I just stated that people tend to blame others for their difficulties.
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Old 11-07-2014, 07:12 PM   #85 (permalink)
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I did not turn on you. I just stated that people tend to blame others for their difficulties.
Its easier than blaming myself!

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