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    Price of Gas

    Why hasn't the price of gas gone up this summer? It seems like every year it goes up at least 15% by this time. Not that I am complaining, but am just curious. Any experts out there know if it will go up by the end of the summer?


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    Re: Price of Gas

    Not an expert but demand is down because of the poor economy. People around the world are driving less.



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    Re: Price of Gas

    I wish it were true in Ames. The price of gas in Ames is consistently $0.10-$0.15 more expensive than it is in Des Moines or Ankeny. It is kinda ridiculous that it costs that much more to send the gas 30 miles North. Maybe the new HyVee gas station will be priced more closely with the metro area.



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    Re: Price of Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    I wish it were true in Ames. The price of gas in Ames is consistently $0.10-$0.15 more expensive than it is in Des Moines or Ankeny. It is kinda ridiculous that it costs that much more to send the gas 30 miles North. Maybe the new HyVee gas station will be priced more closely with the metro area.
    doubtful. probably similar suppliers.



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    Re: Price of Gas

    Deflation is around the corner and poor economy. With no jobs nobody drives.



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    Re: Price of Gas

    Personal take (guess)....

    There's a major environmental disaster happening in the Gulf of Mexico. Millions, probably even billions, in lost revenues, incomes, etc. Gas companies aren't going to follow that up with more reports and inquiries into record profit quarters.


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    Re: Price of Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by CardinalAndGold View Post
    Why hasn't the price of gas gone up this summer? It seems like every year it goes up at least 15% by this time. Not that I am complaining, but am just curious. Any experts out there know if it will go up by the end of the summer?

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    Re: Price of Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by CardinalAndGold View Post
    Why hasn't the price of gas gone up this summer? It seems like every year it goes up at least 15% by this time. Not that I am complaining, but am just curious. Any experts out there know if it will go up by the end of the summer?
    Poor economy.


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    Re: Price of Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    I wish it were true in Ames. The price of gas in Ames is consistently $0.10-$0.15 more expensive than it is in Des Moines or Ankeny. It is kinda ridiculous that it costs that much more to send the gas 30 miles North. Maybe the new HyVee gas station will be priced more closely with the metro area.
    The Hy-Vee in Marshalltown has a gas station, and they do "gas busters" where you can save some money, usually $0.02 - $0.10 per gallon, when you show a receipt from Hy-Vee. They used to have specific items that netted you an additional $0.04/gallon/item discount. When the gas prices were the worst a few years ago, you could add the discounts and get up to $0.25/gallon off. Now I just wish they sold diesel...


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    Re: Price of Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by NobodyBeatsCy View Post
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    Geez - STFU before someone hears you!!!
    This. Let's not give any of these greedy bastards any ideas.



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    Re: Price of Gas

    So what's the average gas price/gal in Iowa right now? Curious how it compares to here plus I may be coming back that way for awhile.


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    Re: Price of Gas

    It's about 2.50 in Des Moines Arkansas.




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    Re: Price of Gas

    Quote Originally Posted by Arkansas View Post
    So what's the average gas price/gal in Iowa right now? Curious how it compares to here plus I may be coming back that way for awhile.
    Iowa Gas Prices - Find Cheap Gas Prices in Iowa?



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    Re: Price of Gas

    consider getting a membership at sams club if gas is too expensive. it is always at least 10 cents cheaper than the next cheapest place in ames. even with the membership fee each year. you more than save that money on just gas



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    Re: Price of Gas

    Bad economy... when the economy finally gets going again, it'll probably shoot up to $4 again.



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