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JT
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 11:01:03 PM

What was the reason the last time you pulled into a gas station but changed your mind and decided not to fill up?
Price issues
Prepayment required
Long line at the pump
Desired fuel unavailable
Unsafe surroundings
Fuel truck making delivery
Other / NA

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LonghornBubba
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 10:36:11 AM

Long line at the pump
achung53
Veteran Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 9:47:13 AM

Long line at the pump
US_ICEMAN
All-Star Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 12:15:10 AM

Price was too high (Price issues)
pricewar
Champion Author Ogden

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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2012 3:35:08 PM

to buy gas
Ajdos
Rookie Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 3:39:26 AM

way overpriced...and sadly America still consists of a lot of gas guzzler....
gizmojoe
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2012 12:18:20 PM

overpriced
DasAuto92
Champion Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 9:27:22 AM

2 stations didnt carry Diesel and the 3rd was over priced
CoolbreezeFL
Rookie Author Miami

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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2012 11:17:41 PM

I hate when stations use the credit card pricing. I don't carry cash. So i get charged more at a certain gas station, I just move on.
shiftdnb
Rookie Author Albany

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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2012 1:39:09 PM

Pulled into get my first Diesel fill up for new SUV and the pumps were from the 70's and all rusted out. I did not trust the contents of what this thing was pumping.
NakedDriver
Champion Author Des Moines

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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2012 8:27:38 PM

ə the last time was a few days ago. i used the station as a place to turn around safely. ə
Ferdman17
Champion Author Albany

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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2012 5:39:59 AM

Long line at the pump
McClintock853
Rookie Author Omaha

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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2012 1:47:13 PM

Every time I go to California! Ridiculous prices - Time to DRILL in OUR country!! Wake up America!
geol2012
Rookie Author Fort Worth

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 1:02:39 PM

I realized the price of gas at the pump was extremely high. I checked other local gas stations on my smart phone on and found a station with much cheaper price just down the road. Thanks GASBUDDY you are great.
fhnorth
Sophomore Author Nevada

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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2012 4:53:51 AM

Realized I left my wallet at home!
joeschmo12
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2012 12:09:32 AM

the adjacent gas station was cheaper by 5 cents. lol
gasscout_1
Veteran Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 9:36:05 PM

price was too high
Geo1002
Sophomore Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 11:21:27 AM

After seeing my surroundings.
ranger1169
Champion Author Harrisburg

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 11:23:50 PM

Price posted was a cash only price. I use cc.
gasscout_1
Veteran Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 10:34:46 PM

Gas was too HIGH
Mazzie3
Rookie Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2012 12:34:42 PM

What was the reason The last time you pulled into the gas station but changed your mind and decided not to fill up? Line up was too long. Figured the price would go down soon. No self serve in bad weather.
fhnorth
Sophomore Author Nevada

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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2012 5:22:45 AM

Price Issue - Was annoyed that they posted the cash prices on the marquis, but showed credit card prices on the pump.
MacDad614
Champion Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2012 7:06:41 AM

A tanker truck was refilling when I went to the nearest gas station to fill up, so I went to another station.

Several pumps have not cut off automatically when the tank was full, so I quit using those pumps (at a local Kroger store - the folks I talked to didn't seem to be concerned).
CrackedLCD
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 12:10:15 AM

Probably because it required pre-payment.
NakedDriver
Champion Author Des Moines

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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:54:51 PM

ə not sure if it was price (that is, i saw a cheaper price down the street, but i picked this one) or that the desired fuel was not available. ə
mtersigni
Rookie Author Miami

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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2012 12:21:27 PM

A week ago and the credit machine would not work. I figured I do not have time to have to run inside. I tried three pumps and they all had the same issue. Went somewhere else.
ranger1169
Champion Author Harrisburg

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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2012 11:15:01 PM

Cash price was posted. CC. was higer.
BevNC
Rookie Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2012 11:18:47 PM

left wallet at home....DEET DEE DEE!!!!
Praxtwin
Rookie Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2012 4:01:45 PM

Queues at the pump
gasscout_1
Veteran Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2012 5:26:47 PM

Gas was too high there.
shel1942
Rookie Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 6:46:47 PM

Jun 9, 2012, 200+ mile round trip to Frankenmuth, MI. Local prices $3.59 per gal. Wal-Mart (15 miles away toward Frankenmuth) $3.49 per gal. Prices at destination & in area same or higher than local prices. Meijer $3.69 per gal, $3.59 with $0.10 discount for using Meijer card. Had half a tank at Frankenmuth, filled up at Wal-Mart on way home using Wal-Mart card, $0.03 discount per gal.

Jul 11,2012, trip to Bay City, MI. Local gas $3.49, Wal-Mart $3.42. Bay City & Meijer $3.25, $3.15 with Meijer card $0.10 discount per gal.

[Edited by: shel1942 at 7/15/2012 7:48:47 PM EST]
gazguzzler11
Champion Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 1:41:37 PM

zinolam

There have been no reported incidents of problems in using a cell phone while refueling. Regulations state that stations are to post signs that nothing battery operated is to be used near the pumps, just as a precautionary measure.

It is a hoax that Shell issed a warning after a cell phone did cause a fire at a pump. No such thing happened & shell issued no such alert.
bluebob48
Champion Author Iowa

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 11:17:43 PM

diesel pumps bad and con't pay at pumps
jjfisher
All-Star Author Toledo

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 10:56:36 PM

This has happened to me only once years ago, the lines were too long.
GAC1Shirt
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 9:48:27 PM

could not pay for diesel at the pump.
MemawBC
Rookie Author Victoria

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 7:05:17 PM

The last time I went for a fill-up, the gas was way up again. I am hoping the price will come down again. It's July 14th. today.
Bonanza
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:20:12 PM

Other / NA
Charley_7
Veteran Author New York

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:16:20 PM

Never had a reason to
pghbill
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:13:40 PM

I avoid Get-go's because of the long lines of people redeeming fuel perks
AlTraveler
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 4:50:16 PM

price
awillisant
Champion Author Mississippi

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 4:17:18 PM

lines too long
chui
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 4:01:50 PM

never done that???????????????
carlover626
Rookie Author Denver

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 3:20:49 PM

A fuel truck delivery will get me out of there...
N9HVP
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 12:15:08 PM

Price issues.
HuoXingC
All-Star Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 12:01:19 PM

I've never had to do that. I always look carefully at prices and the station itself before pulling in anyway.
Viking2MD
Sophomore Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 12:00:21 PM

Only on the rare occasion that I've pulled in expecting a certain price only to find out it's a cash price and there is a surcharge for credit. Some stations are deliberately deceptive in posting their prices.
DEJOK
Rookie Author Oklahoma City

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 11:53:16 AM

Prices posted on signage not the same as the pump! Also premium price way to high compared to other station in area.
snorkelbunny
Rookie Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 11:51:33 AM

fuel truck taking way too much room...
SuperMoto
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 11:44:22 AM

Other / NA
jorjab
Veteran Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 10:40:03 AM

station credit card machine not working
zacksnanny
Champion Author New Brunswick

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 10:31:07 AM

prices
zinolam
Rookie Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 10:25:25 AM

There is people on there cell phone at all time at the pump. There are sign posted asking people not to talk on there cell phone. Why people can't listen and think of the danger there putting people in.
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