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2021-09-25 Britain
Panic Hoarding Gasoline Begins As UK Plunges Towards "Winter Of Discontent"
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Posted by Besoeker 2021-09-25 09:08|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [261 views ]  Top

#1 I think locking gas caps are going to make a comeback...
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-09-25 09:54||   2021-09-25 09:54|| Front Page Top


Strange ... yesterday morning as gas was bumping #3.02 over here in my neck of the woods. A lot gas stations ran out of Gas and Diesel all within an hour.

But they were all reopened late yesterday tho?????
Posted by NN2N1 2021-09-25 11:20||   2021-09-25 11:20|| Front Page Top

#3 It seems that between the 'Climate Change' people and the the jihadis, the choice is going to be 12th century vs 6th century.
Posted by ed in texas 2021-09-25 12:10||   2021-09-25 12:10|| Front Page Top

#4 I wonder if anyone thought of raising prices until the demand cool off?
Posted by Bobby 2021-09-25 12:12||   2021-09-25 12:12|| Front Page Top

#5 The scenes of long lines at gas stations bring back memories of the 1973 Opec Oil Crisis

One of my first times bonding with one of my older brothers, who taught me how to siphon gas from cars.
Posted by Raj 2021-09-25 16:01||   2021-09-25 16:01|| Front Page Top

#6 I learned to siphon to clean tropical fish tanks, but the skill transferred.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-09-25 17:59||   2021-09-25 17:59|| Front Page Top

#7 Ah, fond memories of Benzene mouth sores.
Posted by Skidmark 2021-09-25 17:59||   2021-09-25 17:59|| Front Page Top

#8 Thought I was clever.
Put a 100 gal tank in my diesel truck.
Now a fillup is @$300.
Posted by Skidmark 2021-09-25 18:16||   2021-09-25 18:16|| Front Page Top

#9 "But there's no gasoline shortage!"
Ther is if people think there is. With short turnaround delivery planning, the assumtion is that
Posted by ed in texas 2021-09-25 19:12||   2021-09-25 19:12|| Front Page Top

#10 I should finish that.
"But there's no gasoline shortage!"
There is if people think there is. With short turnaround delivery planning, the assumption is that everyone's not gonna go out and load up at the same time.
It's why, when a tropical storm enters the Gulf, suddenly bread is hard to find around here.
Posted by ed in texas 2021-09-25 19:16||   2021-09-25 19:16|| Front Page Top

#11 $5.09 / gal in San Francisco.

Do I hear $6?

Who's got $7?


Posted by Blutto 2021-09-25 20:01||   2021-09-25 20:01|| Front Page Top

#12 Memories of learning how to drive*:
- driver's ed: gas = $0.13 / gal
- got my license: gas = $0.26 / gal
- allowed to drive my brother's car: gas = $0.78 / gal

* That Late 1970's Show
Posted by Blutto 2021-09-25 20:15||   2021-09-25 20:15|| Front Page Top

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