Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    7:25 AM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Voting poll discussion > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: [Poll: 2006.51]: If you knew of a station US$0.10/gal (3.0CA¢/l) cheaper, how ... Back to Topics
JT
Moderator
Message Posted: Dec 16, 2006 9:01:10 PM

If you knew of a station US$0.10/gal (3.0CA¢/l) cheaper, how close would it have to be for you to go there?
I wouldn't do it, no matter how close
No more than 0.5 mile (0.8km) further
No more than 1 mile (1.6km) further
No more than 2.5 miles (4km) further
No more than 5 miles (8km) further
No more than 10 miles (16km) further
As long as it's
Post your thoughts about this poll below.
REPLIES (newest first) Topic is locked
9817oakshire
Rookie Author Louisville

Posts:11
Points:455
Joined:Apr 2009
Message Posted: Apr 9, 2009 8:45:06 AM

I would a few miles out of my way to get 10 cent off gas
QueenMother
Champion Author New Hampshire

Posts:10,470
Points:2,876,180
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Apr 9, 2009 4:38:54 AM

I would probably go 5 miles out of my way for 10 cents cheaper.
QueenMother
Champion Author New Hampshire

Posts:10,470
Points:2,876,180
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Mar 24, 2009 7:27:11 AM

I would go at least five miles out of my way.
bkr4201
All-Star Author Phoenix

Posts:606
Points:116,635
Joined:Dec 2008
Message Posted: Mar 11, 2009 6:47:16 AM

2.5 miles
Gas_Buddy
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:30,924
Points:3,876,680
Joined:Aug 2004
Message Posted: Mar 11, 2009 6:36:39 AM

YB1234 wrote on 3/9/2009 10:48:30"
"only reason i'm travel more than 5 miles is if I had an appointment on the way anyway"

If it's on the way, it doesn't make a difference how far away the station is, whether it's one mile, one hundred miles, or a full tank of gas away. It's on the way; you're going passed there anyway.

The question means "How far out of the way would you go to buy the 10 cents a gallon cheaper gas?"
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Mar 9, 2009 7:49:18 PM

Wouldn't make a trip just for gas.It's hard for me to think that someone would travel out just for gas and then return home.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Mar 9, 2009 7:49:04 PM

There was a time when the closest station was more than five miles away
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Mar 9, 2009 7:48:50 PM

I see lots of stations each day and can buy appropriately.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Mar 9, 2009 7:48:36 PM

I combine trips anyway.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Mar 9, 2009 7:48:30 PM

only reason i'm travel more than 5 miles is if I had an appointment on the way anyway
gasman14
All-Star Author San Diego

Posts:708
Points:202,345
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Sep 27, 2008 5:06:32 PM

Less than 5 mles
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Sep 13, 2008 7:21:08 PM

No more than 3 miles
Z51Corvette
Champion Author Austin

Posts:11,266
Points:2,393,210
Joined:Jan 2008
Message Posted: Aug 24, 2008 6:23:13 PM

No more than around 3 miles...
narcar1973
Champion Author St. Louis

Posts:1,637
Points:172,475
Joined:Jul 2008
Message Posted: Jul 24, 2008 6:02:21 AM

No more than 10 miles.
Price_Patrol
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:16,848
Points:2,712,325
Joined:Jun 2007
Message Posted: Jun 24, 2008 5:28:49 PM

I drive by several stations each day and I buy at the station with the lowest price.
gasisoutrageous
Champion Author Lansing

Posts:9,400
Points:1,372,890
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Jun 24, 2008 9:31:51 AM

Between 5 and 10 miles- this is a gamble because you don't know if gas has gone up, or maybe this staion has not been updated lately.
Blubberpuppy
Champion Author Baltimore

Posts:21,886
Points:2,740,705
Joined:Dec 2006
Message Posted: Jun 11, 2008 7:30:51 AM

Within 5 miles or so.
feef
Rookie Author Kansas City

Posts:25
Points:6,315
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: Jun 5, 2008 6:39:38 PM

I would travel about 5 miles
Gas_Buddy
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:30,924
Points:3,876,680
Joined:Aug 2004
Message Posted: Jun 5, 2008 6:35:20 PM

YB1234 wrote: "only reason i'm travel more than 5 miles is if I had an appointment on the way anyway"

If it's on the way, it doesn't make a difference how far away the station is, whether it's one mile, one hundred miles, or a full tank of gas away. It's on the way; you're going passed there anyway.

The question means "How far out of the way would you go to buy the 10 cents a gallon cheaper gas?"
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Jun 2, 2008 9:21:59 PM

No more than about 2.5 miles
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: May 3, 2008 7:04:06 PM

Wouldn't make a trip just for gas.It's hard for me to think that someone would travel out just for gas and then return home.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: May 3, 2008 7:03:34 PM

There was a time when the closest station was more than five miles away
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: May 3, 2008 7:03:06 PM

I see lots of stations each day and can buy appropriately.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: May 3, 2008 7:02:26 PM

I combine trips anyway.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: May 3, 2008 7:02:02 PM

only reason i'm travel more than 5 miles is if I had an appointment on the way anyway
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Mar 20, 2008 8:32:41 PM

About 2.5 miles max
throttle
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:11,982
Points:2,464,695
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: Mar 15, 2008 4:43:31 AM

no more than 2.5 miles
moosemanCA
Champion Author Oakland

Posts:2,937
Points:482,725
Joined:Feb 2008
Message Posted: Mar 14, 2008 10:22:14 AM

I must be lucky because the station with the bes brices in my area is a little over a mile from me. If I know that a place is cheeper in an area I am going to i will try to hold off until I get there.
Guido4
Champion Author Pensacola

Posts:16,450
Points:3,485,370
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Mar 14, 2008 4:10:02 AM

No more than 10 miles
Dorkchop
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:14,873
Points:2,629,915
Joined:Dec 2006
Message Posted: Mar 5, 2008 6:48:37 AM

Within about 5 miles.
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Feb 8, 2008 7:39:34 PM

No more than 2.5 miles further
Guido4
Champion Author Pensacola

Posts:16,450
Points:3,485,370
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Jan 15, 2008 3:47:50 AM

No more than 10 miles
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 4:01:04 AM

No more than about 2.5 miles
ED6
Champion Author Riverside

Posts:10,761
Points:2,102,660
Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Dec 4, 2007 5:47:14 PM

No more than 5 miles.
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Nov 19, 2007 2:53:45 PM

Not more than 2.5 miles (4km)
FogCitySpotter
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:3,778
Points:1,063,800
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Nov 16, 2007 4:10:06 AM

No more than 5 miles (8km) further
ED6
Champion Author Riverside

Posts:10,761
Points:2,102,660
Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Nov 4, 2007 6:48:53 AM

5 miles
GasXing
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:12,546
Points:2,641,990
Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Nov 1, 2007 11:13:52 PM

This all depends on how much gas you plan to buy and traffic conditions on the way to the station.
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Oct 13, 2007 1:57:14 AM

Not over 2.5 miles
april4
Champion Author Virginia Beach

Posts:15,570
Points:3,209,460
Joined:Oct 2005
Message Posted: Sep 29, 2007 9:17:34 AM

No more than 1 mile
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Sep 21, 2007 4:11:25 AM

Not more than 4km (2.5 mi)
Guido4
Champion Author Pensacola

Posts:16,450
Points:3,485,370
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Sep 20, 2007 3:42:39 AM

No more than 0.5 mile
orion_240
Rookie Author Los Angeles

Posts:84
Points:342,270
Joined:Aug 2007
Message Posted: Aug 21, 2007 2:30:39 PM

I won't drive out of my way if it's only 10 cents cheaper. My Mustang gets barely 15 mpg in the city, so I would have to arrange to make that cheaper station a stop on a day when I was running errands in that area, even if it's just a 1/2 mile down the Boulevard.
The great thing about this website is that it alerts us to gas stations that may be on the way to work or the beach or whatever that we usually would pass by. Just because gas is currently 40 cents cheaper in the ghetto doesn't mean any sane person will drive 5 miles there! I hope!
Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,070
Points:514,405
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Aug 18, 2007 6:45:38 PM

No more than 2.5 miles (4km) further
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 6, 2007 7:24:11 PM

Wouldn't make a trip just for gas.It's hard for me to think that someone would travel out just for gas and then return home.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 6, 2007 7:22:55 PM

There was a time when the closest station was more than five miles away
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 6, 2007 7:22:27 PM

I see lots of stations each day and can buy appropriately.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 6, 2007 7:21:58 PM

I combine trips anyway.
YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,565
Points:1,739,315
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Aug 6, 2007 7:21:05 PM

only reason i'm travel more than 5 miles is if I had an appointment on the way anyway
pmjwright2
All-Star Author British Columbia

Posts:551
Points:75,430
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2007 11:58:44 AM

I will drive out of my way (thanks, GasBuddy) up to 25 km if the savings exceeds the amount of fuel burned.

But for that distance, it has to be 7 cents/l cheaper and a pretty empty tank.
regkit1
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:13,402
Points:2,812,110
Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Jul 29, 2007 8:01:43 AM

no more than 5 miles
Topic is locked Back to Topics