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johnzone1

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Message Posted: May 27, 2012 10:54:24 AM

I'll get a newspaper every now and again.
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vikings80
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Message Posted: Jun 1, 2012 8:12:32 AM

nothing usually
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hjl17
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Message Posted: May 31, 2012 6:52:24 AM

no
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KwingsHockey
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Message Posted: May 31, 2012 2:01:54 AM

Drinks
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Petrothirst
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Message Posted: May 31, 2012 1:30:17 AM

Depemds.
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jcnewt
Veteran Author Indiana

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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 9:12:25 PM

Cigs, lotto
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GeneralPublic
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 8:01:44 PM

Propane
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ProfDude
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 6:58:05 PM

Diesel fuel for two sedans.

E85 for one SUV.

Drinks for one thirsty driver.

Snacks or other marginal food for one overweight, overspending, but otherwise lovable character.
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HOGYLD
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 5:06:55 PM

Most times, nothing. Occasionlly something to drink.
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hockeysta18
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 11:54:50 AM

generally when i get gas i dont go much further than the pump. most stations in my town are full serve with no quick stop store, and i generally pay cash at those places. the self serve stations all have a quick stop store, but 90% of the time i'm using my card to fill up so i dont go inside. there are the off days that i pay cash at a self serve and grab a gatorade and a resees, and usually a scratch ticket if i can spare a $1.
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diesdown
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 10:46:35 AM

nothing......most of their products are overly expensive and certainly NOT healthy.
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saluki2011
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 10:23:25 AM

drink, sometimes snack
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 10:21:51 AM

We may buy a snack while traveling, otherwise nothing, I never go inside.
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hsnpman
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Message Posted: May 30, 2012 5:48:04 AM

nothing
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bithehr
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 10:24:21 AM

soda
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forresj
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 10:05:26 AM

nothing else.
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gvan
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 8:48:59 AM

Coffee at the McDonald's inside the gas station.
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 8:45:33 AM

a soda when traveling, not much else
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Seamus4513
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 8:07:41 AM

Soft drinks
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prius22
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 7:47:21 AM

Lottery tickets, fountain drink and snacks on occasion.
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WGDad
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 5:58:49 AM

nothing
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toms1120
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Message Posted: May 29, 2012 12:18:43 AM

nothing
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bigj77707
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 11:49:25 PM

big fountain soda.. occasionally a lotto ticket
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ricebike
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 11:37:34 PM

nothing else
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Michael29644
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 11:00:49 PM

Kerosene and some occasional off road diesel.
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 8:30:29 PM

Lottery tickets.
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steffy628
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 8:09:30 PM

A Monster Energy Drink... :D
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Dale Jr.
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 3:44:18 PM

Gas is all I get except on Sunday's I buy the paper.
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aressess
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 1:57:17 PM

Maybe a snack if I'm on a trip. Otherwise, nothing.
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sheba24
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 12:49:24 PM

nothing
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petromonitor
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 11:39:10 AM

Mostly nothing.
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fieldt
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 10:43:02 AM

Nuthin'
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nichols
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 10:17:38 AM

lottery
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wornoutWV
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 10:13:38 AM

Nothing. It's way overpriced.
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EdPG
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 9:49:35 AM

i get my gas @ Costco;so a lot of things.
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GustheCat2
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 9:33:21 AM

Beer.
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ZZZoop
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 8:17:17 AM

Only gas
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chemist74
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 8:14:35 AM

The only thing I have purchased in a gas station convenience store in the past 10 years has been one newspaper.
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 7:47:31 AM

I buy Fountain Drinks more often than Gasoline.
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TxJeans
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 7:32:21 AM

Usually nothing. I have run up to the corner station (not buying gas) for an expensive something or other when we were ready to sit down to dinner and realized we were missing something - maybe once every 5 years or so? However, up north we patronized a little grocery/butcher shop with gas pumps. We only bought gas for the small motors up there.
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Seekingone
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 7:06:49 AM

nothing
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 7:05:38 AM

Sometimes my wifes coffin nails, (cigarettes).
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seabrz7
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 6:49:23 AM

Nothing here either, with the exception if I'm at Costco and had a planned purchase or to pick up meds. In case anyone doesn't know and doesn't have Rx insurance, you don't have to be a member to use their Pharmacies. They were cheaper than any other pharm in town. I digress off the topic. I agree that at most stop and go shops, things are just too high.... so only gas.
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forresj
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 6:40:54 AM

nothing else. the price of anything else in the store is so jacked up to compensate the convenience of having a convenience store.
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jes
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Message Posted: May 28, 2012 5:29:25 AM

Nothing.
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