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2012-10-31 07:45:14 PM
What, you think demand drives pricing? I blame Wall Street for not trading through the storm to ensure high gas prices.
 
2012-10-31 08:03:46 PM
This is just Obama using his Wall Street friends to ensure a second term in order to complete his communism dream.
 
2012-10-31 08:25:36 PM
Yeah, it's free if you can skim enough off the Hudson.
 
2012-10-31 08:48:52 PM
Thanks for nothing Fartbama.
 
2012-10-31 08:51:32 PM

GAT_00: Thanks for nothing Fartbama.


I heard 0bama struck a deal with Hugo Chavez for all their oil in exchange for the first-born sons of all white Americans?

/too jewish?
 
2012-10-31 08:58:54 PM
Well I guess Big Oil is mostly happy with Obama, bringing the price down just before the election... and promising even more before Christmas.
Sucks to be Romney if Big Oil likes likes "the socialist" more.
 
2012-10-31 09:09:37 PM
Proof positive that Fartb0ng0 controls the price of gas.
 
2012-10-31 09:28:20 PM

Krymson Tyde: Proof positive that Fartb0ng0 controls the price of gas.



AND he gives us a PHONE!
 
2012-10-31 10:09:04 PM
I knew it.

apsuperpac.org
 
2012-10-31 10:53:12 PM

Krymson Tyde: Proof positive that Fartb0ng0 controls the price of gas.


I thought prices went up because of 0bama0 but went down despite his best efforts to sell us to Iran.
 
2012-10-31 11:25:36 PM
I'm having a psychic vision! I'm predicting...the derp will be megastrong in this thread when it goes main page.
 
2012-10-31 11:27:54 PM
For soem reason a got real time electric rate peak price alert yesterday, while NYC and most of the eastern shore is not getting any electricity.

Supply and demand, how does it work?
 
2012-10-31 11:31:41 PM

The Onion is prophetic: Krymson Tyde: Proof positive that Fartb0ng0 controls the price of gas.

I thought prices went up because of 0bama0 but went down despite his best efforts to sell us to Iran.


You just don't get it; I can only assume your a democrap. The black messiah is lowering prices now just before the election but will raise gas to 6$ a gallon after he steals the presidency.
 
2012-11-01 12:47:07 AM

BronyMedic: I'm having a psychic vision! I'm predicting...the derp will be megastrong in this thread when it goes main page.


There are some threads that simply never have a chance to remain sane.

This is one of them.
 
2012-11-01 02:54:32 AM

Krymson Tyde: Proof positive that Fartb0ng0 controls the price of gas.


img.photobucket.com
 
2012-11-01 04:14:24 AM
FTFA: Kloza and others said gasoline could move higher . . .

Yeah.
 
2012-11-01 04:17:17 AM

HotWingAgenda: FTFA: Kloza and others said gasoline could move higher . . .

Yeah.


Oh, and may I add, I had $5/gallon gas like a week or two ago. California sucks in some ways.
 
2012-11-01 04:18:42 AM

HotWingAgenda: HotWingAgenda: FTFA: Kloza and others said gasoline could move higher . . .

Yeah.

Oh, and may I add, I had $5/gallon gas like a week or two ago. California sucks in some ways.


Your comment is 3 words too long.
 
2012-11-01 04:28:36 AM
Here's an idea: if you think the price is higher than it is worth, then don't buy it.
 
2012-11-01 04:33:35 AM
stop it, kids. Fartbongo never even worked at a gas station. incredibly wealthy people own the illusion of government and they toy with your emotions by lowering the gas price a few pennies near election day. if i was uber powerful i'd fark with the peons, too. just because i could.

and on different weeks with alternating days on a sawtooth curve i'd screw with the gun nuts, abortion rights, poor folks, raising-lowering taxes, gay marriage, minimum wage, rape rape, cost of this or that, unemployment, tax benefits for all my wealthy friends... you name it. more fun that a barrel full of monkeys.
 
2012-11-01 04:43:00 AM

Mugato: I knew it.

[apsuperpac.org image 300x225]


Where the hell was this that gas was only $1.89?! Talk about blind BS.

Thanks to Sandy for scrubbing out the lower atmosphere, though - the three quarter moon is amazingly bright this morning.
 
2012-11-01 04:44:24 AM

Mugato: I knew it.


I've always liked that one, as if had wasn't also dirt cheap when W stepped in and it didn't also sky rocket while he was around:

zfacts.com
 
2012-11-01 05:05:23 AM
Gas prices have nothing to do with supply. Oil is controlled by a series of massive cartels that ensure that gas/oil prices are always exactly the maximum people are willing to pay, regardless of the cost of actually getting the oil.
 
2012-11-01 05:17:32 AM
They have to lay off more employees at the refinery. Being an ongoing, profitable business is no longer good enough. WE MUST SHOW GROWTH EVERY QUARTER.

Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.
 
2012-11-01 05:24:54 AM

phrawgh: Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.


Yeah, if everyone banded together and refused to pay any more than $3.50 a gallon, they would still price it at $4, amirite?

You people who refuse supply and demand are tards. Supply and demand are pretty much the ONLY things that matter. There is contribution by political risk (Nigeria) and factors regarding the relative availability of various qualities of crude. But this tin-foil-hat nuttery about how basic economic principle falls into the void in gas prices is only believed by people who believe Karl Rove really rules the world.

Think about what you write. How could a fungible asset remain an arbitrage target? Please be less stupid.
 
2012-11-01 05:26:41 AM

phrawgh: They have to lay off more employees at the refinery. Being an ongoing, profitable business is no longer good enough. WE MUST SHOW GROWTH EVERY QUARTER.

Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.


Well, demand does. Even monopoly pricing schemes can't escape demand.
 
2012-11-01 06:02:39 AM

Emposter: phrawgh: They have to lay off more employees at the refinery. Being an ongoing, profitable business is no longer good enough. WE MUST SHOW GROWTH EVERY QUARTER.

Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.

Well, demand does. Even monopoly pricing schemes can't escape demand.


Vote Randolph "Randy" Crow!
 
2012-11-01 06:09:33 AM

Emposter: Gas prices have nothing to do with supply. Oil is controlled by a series of massive cartels that ensure that gas/oil prices are always exactly the maximum people are willing to pay, regardless of the cost of actually getting the oil.


I remember when fuel was just over a dollar p/g. It was under $2 as recently as 2008 when demand killed the price.

While I understand that Obama doesn't have a magic switch to change these prices, I'm also angry that my earnings are stagnated while the price of damn near everything is skyrocketing. Even a farking can of tuna that I bought for sammiches is suddenly 40% higher. In a good year I make 50,000. It's typically 40k. I'll survive, but it's starting to get uncomfortable when I look at my receipts.

Still beats Romney's nebulous 'plan,' however. This whole thing is a mess.
 
2012-11-01 06:14:50 AM
I think I'll go get a hummer.
 
2012-11-01 06:16:49 AM
Why the Fark didn't diesel drop back in line with normal unleaded? After the shakeup your standard base price +.10 (mid) +.10 premium has skewed to add at least another .30 in the spread. And diesel remains priced above premium though less refined, at least here in ga. You farmers have any insight?
 
2012-11-01 06:17:11 AM
I payed $2.99 at a station on my way to work.
 
2012-11-01 06:24:49 AM

SevenizGud: phrawgh: Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.

Yeah, if everyone banded together and refused to pay any more than $3.50 a gallon, they would still price it at $4, amirite?

You people who refuse supply and demand are tards. Supply and demand are pretty much the ONLY things that matter. There is contribution by political risk (Nigeria) and factors regarding the relative availability of various qualities of crude. But this tin-foil-hat nuttery about how basic economic principle falls into the void in gas prices is only believed by people who believe Karl Rove really rules the world.

Think about what you write. How could a fungible asset remain an arbitrage target? Please be less stupid.


People would rather face a "fixable" problem than one that can't be fixed. If the market is doing what it's doing because of manipulation, that can be fixed. If it's happening because we are now living in a world of virtually bottomless demand, it can't. Obviously, people will prefer to believe the former, if they can.
 
2012-11-01 06:44:57 AM
I'll bet it goes up after the election. Any takers?
 
2012-11-01 06:57:30 AM

Hot Carl To Go: Why the Fark didn't diesel drop back in line with normal unleaded? After the shakeup your standard base price +.10 (mid) +.10 premium has skewed to add at least another .30 in the spread. And diesel remains priced above premium though less refined, at least here in ga. You farmers have any insight?


As you may recall, a few years back, diesel was significantly lower than gasoline. Then, EPA kicked in with the ultra-low sulfur and the price went above gasoline. Additionally, in 2010 federal diesel taxes were raised to just over $0.24 while gasoline is around $0.18. You may recall that there was a call for increasing taxes on gasoline but there was a huge public outcry. So our brilliant politicians just raised the taxes on diesel - after all, only truck drivers use diesel and they can just pass the cost along to consumers. Just about every truck freight invoice issued in the past few of years has a fuel surcharge tacked on it. Since retailers simply raise the price to cover costs, the public has been successfully taxed without raising taxes and by making truckers look like the bad guys.

At this time of the year, some diesel production is being shifted to stockpiling fuel oil for the winter which is almost identical to diesel, thus the same refineries are used and less diesel is available.

As to farmers, they generally get dyed diesel. A red dye is added to the fuel that identifies it as off-road fuel, thus used for farm equipment, construction equipment and other off-road uses. No road taxes are paid on that fuel; using it in on-road vehicles will drive a pretty hefty fine.
 
2012-11-01 06:58:18 AM
OCTOBER SUPPLIES!
 
2012-11-01 06:59:10 AM

SevenizGud: phrawgh: Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.

Yeah, if everyone banded together and refused to pay any more than $3.50 a gallon, they would still price it at $4, amirite?

You people who refuse supply and demand are tards. Supply and demand are pretty much the ONLY things that matter. There is contribution by political risk (Nigeria) and factors regarding the relative availability of various qualities of crude. But this tin-foil-hat nuttery about how basic economic principle falls into the void in gas prices is only believed by people who believe Karl Rove really rules the world.

Think about what you write. How could a fungible asset remain an arbitrage target? Please be less stupid.


Basic economic principle doesn't fall into the void, but gas prices are controled by a lot more than just supply and demand. Oil is a rather special asset in that there is no individual way to predict how a change in supply will effect a change in prices. There's no individual way to predict how a change in demand will effect a change in prices.
 
2012-11-01 06:59:46 AM

bmihura: I'll bet it goes up after the election. Any takers?


At some point after the election, the price of fuel will rise again. I also predict that it will fall again. And then rise again. Am I a genius, or what?
 
2012-11-01 07:03:07 AM

dickfreckle: Emposter: Gas prices have nothing to do with supply. Oil is controlled by a series of massive cartels that ensure that gas/oil prices are always exactly the maximum people are willing to pay, regardless of the cost of actually getting the oil.

I remember when fuel was just over a dollar p/g. It was under $2 as recently as 2008 when demand killed the price.

While I understand that Obama doesn't have a magic switch to change these prices, I'm also angry that my earnings are stagnated while the price of damn near everything is skyrocketing. Even a farking can of tuna that I bought for sammiches is suddenly 40% higher. In a good year I make 50,000. It's typically 40k. I'll survive, but it's starting to get uncomfortable when I look at my receipts.


That's why I buy Schooner Tuna. The tuna with a heart.
 
2012-11-01 07:03:18 AM

Benni K Rok: SevenizGud: phrawgh: Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.

Yeah, if everyone banded together and refused to pay any more than $3.50 a gallon, they would still price it at $4, amirite?

You people who refuse supply and demand are tards. Supply and demand are pretty much the ONLY things that matter. There is contribution by political risk (Nigeria) and factors regarding the relative availability of various qualities of crude. But this tin-foil-hat nuttery about how basic economic principle falls into the void in gas prices is only believed by people who believe Karl Rove really rules the world.

Think about what you write. How could a fungible asset remain an arbitrage target? Please be less stupid.

Basic economic principle doesn't fall into the void, but gas prices are controled by a lot more than just supply and demand. Oil is a rather special asset in that there is no individual way to predict how a change in supply will effect a change in prices. There's no individual way to predict how a change in demand will effect a change in prices.


Anyway, we are ALL talking shiat: A market with a vitually bottomless demand side is not a "rational" market, and it isn't going to conform to "rational" rules.
We're all Bozos on this bus.
 
2012-11-01 07:06:17 AM

jso2897: bmihura: I'll bet it goes up after the election. Any takers?

At some point after the election, the price of fuel will rise again. I also predict that it will fall again. And then rise again. Am I a genius, or what?


Specifically, exactly two months after the election, let's go with 8am EST, the price of oil will be at least 5% higher as per WTI Crude Oil here.

Any takers? I'll wager $200 via PayPal.
 
2012-11-01 07:07:27 AM
Odd, I always blamed the sexual insecurity of American males compelling them to all go out & buy bigger and bigger SUVs in some sort of adolescent vicarious dick-measuring contest that drove up gas prices?

2002: $22.81 per barrel.

2006: Third generation Cadillac Escalade introduced.

2011: $87.48 per barrel.

Of course, if you look at the history of oil prices, the most obvious real cause of price hikes is (surprise!) wars in the Middle East. So to that effect, yes you most certainly can drag US presidents into the equation. In the most recent case, for example, we can blame both Bush (for starting the war) and Obama (for not getting us out of it). See? Non-partisan venom. They all suck.
 
2012-11-01 07:07:34 AM

WTF Indeed: jewish


1.bp.blogspot.com

Ditto...
 
2012-11-01 07:08:30 AM

bmihura: jso2897: bmihura: I'll bet it goes up after the election. Any takers?

At some point after the election, the price of fuel will rise again. I also predict that it will fall again. And then rise again. Am I a genius, or what?

Specifically, exactly two months after the election, let's go with 8am EST, the price of oil will be at least 5% higher as per WTI Crude Oil here.

Any takers? I'll wager $200 via PayPal.


You mean like it does every winter?
 
2012-11-01 07:10:33 AM
They already raised the rate here.
$4.25 a gallon.

/I don't think the price of gas is actually associated with anything anymore.
/Disaster happens? Prices up. Rack rate down? Prices up. Governor sneezed? Prices up...
 
2012-11-01 07:20:09 AM

way south: /I don't think the price of gas is actually associated with anything anymore.
/Disaster happens? Prices up. Rack rate down? Prices up. Governor sneezed? Prices up...


The solution to high prices is high prices.
 
2012-11-01 07:20:40 AM
I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.
 
2012-11-01 07:27:07 AM

SevenizGud: phrawgh: Supply and demand do not drive gas prices.

Yeah, if everyone banded together and refused to pay any more than $3.50 a gallon, they would still price it at $4, amirite?

You people who refuse supply and demand are tards. Supply and demand are pretty much the ONLY things that matter. There is contribution by political risk (Nigeria) and factors regarding the relative availability of various qualities of crude. But this tin-foil-hat nuttery about how basic economic principle falls into the void in gas prices is only believed by people who believe Karl Rove really rules the world.

Think about what you write. How could a fungible asset remain an arbitrage target? Please be less stupid.


Yeah well apparently oil isn't as fungible as everyone thinks if Romney is going to keep it all here in the US rather than allowing exports as his energy policy.

/will laugh if the "business owner" ends up destroying global trade and the economy
 
2012-11-01 07:34:29 AM

Nadie_AZ: What, you think demand drives pricing? I blame Wall Street for not trading through the storm to ensure high gas prices.


Done in one
 
ows
2012-11-01 07:38:42 AM
oil is manipulated because it's a commodity we HAVE TO USE. unlike say orange juice or pig bellies. i can drink grape juiice or eat chicken. but i HAVE to use gas.

you realize the SEC has fined wall street firms millions for OIL MARKET MANIPULATION since 2003, right?
 
2012-11-01 07:39:15 AM

SevenizGud: Here's an idea: if you think the price is higher than it is worth, then don't buy it.


But people will buy it anyways, claiming they have too (even though what they really mean, is it's so valuable to them they will pay much higher prices than they pay now)
 
2012-11-01 07:43:30 AM

NephilimNexus: Odd, I always blamed the sexual insecurity of American males compelling them to all go out & buy bigger and bigger SUVs in some sort of adolescent vicarious dick-measuring contest that drove up gas prices?

2002: $22.81 per barrel.

2006: Third generation Cadillac Escalade introduced.

2011: $87.48 per barrel.

Of course, if you look at the history of oil prices, the most obvious real cause of price hikes is (surprise!) wars in the Middle East. So to that effect, yes you most certainly can drag US presidents into the equation. In the most recent case, for example, we can blame both Bush (for starting the war) and Obama (for not getting us out of it). See? Non-partisan venom. They all suck.


Now see, if that "blood for oil" thing was actually TRUE...you wouldn't be so upset right now.
 
2012-11-01 07:44:18 AM
Prices are cheaper because it's Mooslem gas. They make you convert to Islam in the parking lot!
 
2012-11-01 07:44:40 AM
Stunningly, when half the eastern seaboard is unable to go anywhere anyway...the price comes down.
 
2012-11-01 07:46:02 AM

ows: oil is manipulated because it's a commodity we HAVE TO USE. unlike say orange juice or pig bellies. i can drink grape juiice or eat chicken. but i HAVE to use gas.

you realize the SEC has fined wall street firms millions for OIL MARKET MANIPULATION since 2003, right?


You know who else liked to manipulate commodity prices?
4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-11-01 08:09:00 AM

NephilimNexus: Odd, I always blamed the sexual insecurity of American males compelling them to all go out & buy bigger and bigger SUVs in some sort of adolescent vicarious dick-measuring contest that drove up gas prices?

2002: $22.81 per barrel.

2006: Third generation Cadillac Escalade introduced.

2011: $87.48 per barrel.

Of course, if you look at the history of oil prices, the most obvious real cause of price hikes is (surprise!) wars in the Middle East. So to that effect, yes you most certainly can drag US presidents into the equation. In the most recent case, for example, we can blame both Bush (for starting the war) and Obama (for not getting us out of it). See? Non-partisan venom. They all suck.


Yep. It's all due to the recent wars in the Middle East. Before Bush or Obama, the Middle East was a peaceful place, where unicorns grazed freely upon the peace grass planted by the benevolent people of the desert.
The price of oil also has nothing to due with the increased demand by China and India in the past decade. They squeeze their oil from the peasants captured in remote villages.
 
2012-11-01 08:09:18 AM

WTF Indeed: GAT_00: Thanks for nothing Fartbama.

I heard 0bama struck a deal with Hugo Chavez for all their oil in exchange for the first-born sons of all white Americans?

/too jewish?




www.wearysloth.com
We'll work up a Number 6 on 'em! That's where we go a-ridin' into town, a-whompin' and a-whumpin' every gas stations and oil refinery that moves within an inch of its life. Except the oil barrels, of course.


media.salon.com
You spare the barrels?


blogs.windward.net
Naw, we rape the shiat out of them at the Number Six Dance later on.


4.bp.blogspot.com
Marvelous! 
 
2012-11-01 08:10:55 AM
On the east side of Cincinnati earlier this week gas was $1.85, on the west side it was $3.49
 
2012-11-01 08:11:56 AM
But prices will go up on the West Coast. Nothing drives the prices down out here.
 
2012-11-01 08:19:43 AM
It's lower already.

Also, when i'm heading a particular direction on a road trip, I go through a town that's always 15 cents cheaper than all other cities and towns surrounding it. My car always has plenty of gas to get to that point then I fill up for the trip. It helps to stop back at it on my way home.
 
2012-11-01 08:22:04 AM
Pffft, I don't even own a television, so I have no idea what you're all talking about and I couldn't be happier. Try reading a book, people!

/Wait, what?

Pffft, I don't even own a car, so I have no idea what you're all talking about and I couldn't be happier. Try riding a bike, people!

//Phew, that was close
 
2012-11-01 08:29:52 AM

NephilimNexus: I always blamed the sexual insecurity of American males compelling them to all go out & buy bigger and bigger SUVs in some sort of adolescent vicarious dick-measuring contest that drove up gas prices?


It didn't, but it drastically increased our vulnerability to price shocks. If you drive a Canyonero that costs over $100 to fill up now, you can shake your fists at Farbongo or Big Oil or whatever political boogeyman you want to blame for your mistakes, but it doesn't change your situation. You still gotta get to work.
 
2012-11-01 08:35:08 AM

DanZero: [img.photobucket.com image 729x780]


Yup, that pretty much covers it.

MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.


SOVIET soldiers!
 
2012-11-01 08:36:04 AM
Uh, the article hasn't bothered to mention anything about winter blend.
 
2012-11-01 08:41:09 AM
One interesting implication is that if sandy shut down auto travel in the northeast for, say, 5 days, then at the current rate of traffic fatalities per capita per day, Sandy actually saved lives as a net effect when all else is accounted for.
 
2012-11-01 08:49:47 AM

YodaBlues: WTF Indeed: GAT_00: Thanks for nothing Fartbama.

I heard 0bama struck a deal with Hugo Chavez for all their oil in exchange for the first-born sons of all white Americans?

/too jewish?



[www.wearysloth.com image 320x240]
We'll work up a Number 6 on 'em! That's where we go a-ridin' into town, a-whompin' and a-whumpin' every gas stations and oil refinery that moves within an inch of its life. Except the oil barrels, of course.


[media.salon.com image 460x307]
You spare the barrels?


[blogs.windward.net image 533x266]
Naw, we rape the shiat out of them at the Number Six Dance later on.


[4.bp.blogspot.com image 420x320]
Marvelous! 


Gotdamn that was funny! Actually the first time I've laughed all week.

+1
 
2012-11-01 08:51:42 AM
It already has. This morning was the first time in a dick year that I filled up for less than $40.
 
2012-11-01 08:52:40 AM

Okoboji: Mugato: I knew it.

[apsuperpac.org image 300x225]

Where the hell was this that gas was only $1.89?! Talk about blind BS.

Thanks to Sandy for scrubbing out the lower atmosphere, though - the three quarter moon is amazingly bright this morning.


My favorite part of those billboards, which are along a bunch of Orlando area highways, is that they're usually right next to a gas station selling gas below $3.50, thus screwing with the pretense.

\here on vacation
\\why I'm up this early after last night's debauchery is beyond me
 
2012-11-01 08:55:38 AM

bmihura: I'll bet it goes up after the election. Any takers?


There is a 100% chance that the price of gas will, at some point after the election, go up.
 
2012-11-01 09:02:10 AM
Just in time for the elections.
 
2012-11-01 09:05:16 AM

LessO2: Uh, the article hasn't bothered to mention anything about winter blend.


or hot gas.
 
2012-11-01 09:06:06 AM

Crewmannumber6: On the east side of Cincinnati earlier this week gas was $1.85, on the west side it was $3.49


upload.wikimedia.org

We want a piece of the action.
 
2012-11-01 09:06:18 AM

Pants full of macaroni!!: MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.

SOVIET soldiers!



With HUGE erections!
 
2012-11-01 09:24:11 AM
How come no one is reporting on the rioting:

Rioting during Sandy

And of course, a hot chick to stick to the gas theme:
1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-11-01 09:24:36 AM

way south: They already raised the rate here.
$4.25 a gallon.

/I don't think the price of gas is actually associated with anything anymore.
/Disaster happens? Prices up. Rack rate down? Prices up. Governor sneezed? Prices up...


I tend to agree. The price of gas these days is nothing but a psychological manipulation. Up-down-up-down --- lather-rinse-repeat. Gas prices have been dropping here for about 10 days now. In about a week or so, they will start going up again. Then there will be a sudden spike, when it goes up between 15 and 25 cents in a week. Over time, though, we are paying a somewhat fixed price for gas. Around here that price is around $3.50.
 
2012-11-01 09:30:43 AM

MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.


I'll take that bet.

/screenshot taken
 
2012-11-01 09:37:53 AM

Okoboji: Mugato: I knew it.

[apsuperpac.org image 300x225]

Where the hell was this that gas was only $1.89?! Talk about blind BS.


img.photobucket.com
 
2012-11-01 09:39:17 AM

ThrobblefootSpectre: One interesting implication is that if sandy shut down auto travel in the northeast for, say, 5 days, then at the current rate of traffic fatalities per capita per day, Sandy actually saved lives as a net effect when all else is accounted for.


Lower gas prices? Net saving lives?

We need more hurricanes. Obviously they are the best thing to happen to the NE in a long time. A few more and we can have $2/gal gas and the lowest death rate in the free world (especially when you factor in Hurricane babies born in 9 months)

The politicians blaming Sandy on global warming have no idea what they are talking about.
 
2012-11-01 10:11:27 AM

fatalvenom: MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.

I'll take that bet.

/screenshot taken


Sucker.

Let's see...The election is on the 6th... Check your calender. What is going on for the 11th that is observed on the 12th?
So are you gonna send me my year of TF now, or do you want to wait until the 12th and make it offical?
 
2012-11-01 10:14:34 AM

MythDragon: fatalvenom: MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.

I'll take that bet.

/screenshot taken

Sucker.

Let's see...The election is on the 6th... Check your calender. What is going on for the 11th that is observed on the 12th?
So are you gonna send me my year of TF now, or do you want to wait until the 12th and make it offical?


Oh darn. Walked right into that one.
 
2012-11-01 10:32:29 AM

MythDragon: fatalvenom: MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.

I'll take that bet.

/screenshot taken

Sucker.

Let's see...The election is on the 6th... Check your calender. What is going on for the 11th that is observed on the 12th?
So are you gonna send me my year of TF now, or do you want to wait until the 12th and make it offical?


You never stated what country this would be happening in. Maybe I was thinking of Iraq.
 
2012-11-01 10:40:02 AM

ows: oil is manipulated because it's a commodity we HAVE TO USE. unlike say orange juice or pig bellies. i can drink grape juiice or eat chicken. but i HAVE to use gas.

you realize the SEC has fined wall street firms millions for OIL MARKET MANIPULATION since 2003, right?


really counter acts the billions made dont it :\
 
2012-11-01 10:53:58 AM

ThrobblefootSpectre: One interesting implication is that if sandy shut down auto travel in the northeast for, say, 5 days, then at the current rate of traffic fatalities per capita per day, Sandy actually saved lives as a net effect when all else is accounted for.


Your so called "logic" is disrespectful. Take that somewhere else.
 
2012-11-01 10:57:20 AM

NephilimNexus: Odd, I always blamed the sexual insecurity of American males compelling them to all go out & buy bigger and bigger SUVs in some sort of adolescent vicarious dick-measuring contest that drove up gas prices?

2002: $22.81 per barrel.

2006: Third generation Cadillac Escalade introduced.

2011: $87.48 per barrel.

Of course, if you look at the history of oil prices, the most obvious real cause of price hikes is (surprise!) wars in the Middle East. So to that effect, yes you most certainly can drag US presidents into the equation. In the most recent case, for example, we can blame both Bush (for starting the war) and Obama (for not getting us out of it). See? Non-partisan venom. They all suck.


i wonder if anything happened between 2002 and 2003 that might have had an effect?
 
905
2012-11-01 10:59:48 AM

Pants full of macaroni!!: MythDragon: fatalvenom: MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.

I'll take that bet.

/screenshot taken

Sucker.

Let's see...The election is on the 6th... Check your calender. What is going on for the 11th that is observed on the 12th?
So are you gonna send me my year of TF now, or do you want to wait until the 12th and make it offical?

Oh darn. Walked right into that one.


Ha! ha! :P
 
2012-11-01 11:10:31 AM

fatalvenom: MythDragon: fatalvenom: MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.

I'll take that bet.

/screenshot taken

Sucker.

Let's see...The election is on the 6th... Check your calender. What is going on for the 11th that is observed on the 12th?
So are you gonna send me my year of TF now, or do you want to wait until the 12th and make it offical?

You never stated what country this would be happening in. Maybe I was thinking of Iraq.


Oh don't try to weltch out now, Weltchy McWeltcherton
 
2012-11-01 11:13:11 AM

StoPPeRmobile: Your so called "logic" is disrespectful. Take that somewhere else.


Ha Ha. Um, sure. In a thread full of people worried about how much gasoline is because of the hurricane, and/or scoring political points for their team based on a tragedy (both sides), MY post is disrespectful. lol. You have a very warped sense of disrespectful.
 
2012-11-01 11:29:35 AM
Sandy had the advantage of not involving a major source of US oil production.
 
2012-11-01 11:35:46 AM
$2.97/gallon

In Tulsa Oklahoma yesterday.

May be lower today.

Although I drive a diesel pickup so I pay $3.84/gallon right now.

/CNG station by my house is $1.47/gallon
//next truck I buy will be CNG
 
2012-11-01 12:01:35 PM

JolobinSmokin: $2.97/gallon

In Tulsa Oklahoma yesterday.

May be lower today.

Although I drive a diesel pickup so I pay $3.84/gallon right now.

/CNG station by my house is $1.47/gallon
//next truck I buy will be CNG


Same thing that happened to diesel will happen.
 
2012-11-01 12:20:53 PM
Well when a hurricane hits where oil is consumed instead of being drilled, yeah prices are going to drop. It is the same way with when the economy goes completely in the shiatter, prices are going to drop under $2.00 when nobody has a job and can purchase it.
 
2012-11-01 12:22:50 PM

SevenizGud: Here's an idea: if you think the price is higher than it is worth, then don't buy it.


Free market behavior doesn't work with an essential service, which is what gasoline effectively is for a large portion of the population.
 
2012-11-01 12:23:52 PM

StoPPeRmobile: JolobinSmokin: $2.97/gallon

In Tulsa Oklahoma yesterday.

May be lower today.

Although I drive a diesel pickup so I pay $3.84/gallon right now.

/CNG station by my house is $1.47/gallon
//next truck I buy will be CNG

Same thing that happened to diesel will happen.


If it takes 30 years like it did for diesel, I'm ok with that
 
2012-11-01 12:28:44 PM

JolobinSmokin: StoPPeRmobile: JolobinSmokin: $2.97/gallon

In Tulsa Oklahoma yesterday.

May be lower today.

Although I drive a diesel pickup so I pay $3.84/gallon right now.

/CNG station by my house is $1.47/gallon
//next truck I buy will be CNG

Same thing that happened to diesel will happen.

If it takes 30 years like it did for diesel, I'm ok with that


If we make it through the helium wars.
 
2012-11-01 01:23:47 PM
$1.87 a gallon when GW left office
$3.62 locally now

Hmmmm

With "greedy" oil companies relying on a meager 7¢ - 8¢ per gallon profit ... what's really making for high fuel prices?

Hmmmm

Got it! Massive deflation of the value of dollar by relentlessly borrowing (diluting value) spending (diluting value) and printing money (diluting value)

Oil companies take out of my pocket ... call it 7.5¢ per gallon
Governments take out of my pocket ... 60¢

Hmmmm

Yep, oil companies bad. Government good.

Which is why we make our own hydrogen out here on the ranch.
 
2012-11-01 01:41:45 PM

Clemkadidlefark: $1.87 a gallon when GW left office
$3.62 locally now

Hmmmm

With "greedy" oil companies relying on a meager 7¢ - 8¢ per gallon profit ... what's really making for high fuel prices?

Hmmmm

Got it! Massive deflation of the value of dollar by relentlessly borrowing (diluting value) spending (diluting value) and printing money (diluting value)

Oil companies take out of my pocket ... call it 7.5¢ per gallon
Governments take out of my pocket ... 60¢

Hmmmm

Yep, oil companies bad. Government good.

Which is why we make our own hydrogen out here on the ranch.


You did not make that.

Also Ron Paul's numbers are a little disingenuous, the retail end makes that 7.5 cents per gallon, that completely ignores the profit taken at the front end off the crude oil extraction... 50 bucks a barrel or more.
 
2012-11-01 05:53:49 PM
Clemkadidlefark (farkied: Douchebag who uses "Democrat" as an adjective): $1.87 a gallon when GW left office
$3.62 locally now


So burst another real estate bubble and we can have $1.87/gal gas! Isn't it obvious?
 
2012-11-01 05:59:24 PM

905: Pants full of macaroni!!: MythDragon: fatalvenom: MythDragon: I'll bet a year of TotalFark, that if B-Rock the Islamic Shock is re-elected, within 1 week, all the banks will be closed and soldiers will be marching in the streets. In fact, I have it on good authority that it will happen.

I'll take that bet.

/screenshot taken

Sucker.

Let's see...The election is on the 6th... Check your calender. What is going on for the 11th that is observed on the 12th?
So are you gonna send me my year of TF now, or do you want to wait until the 12th and make it offical?

Oh darn. Walked right into that one.

Ha! ha! :P


I even have to agree that was lulzy :D

Now the big question that comes up from this, though...what happens should Obama Of The Pimp Hand NOT be re-elected? There is an indirect implication that Rmoney might well CANCEL ARMISTICE DAY, if not turn it into some heathen affair with POPPIES EVERYWHERE FOR KOLOB OR SOME shiatE.

RMONEY WHY DO YOU HATE OUR GREAT WAR VETERANS? WRYYYYY??@11!one!
 
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