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Nippor

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California

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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2011 9:52:59 PM

Something to think about...If there was no chance of ever winning a gas card on GasBuddy.com (many people seem to feel that there isn't a chance after years of trying!), would you still enter prices and participate as much as you do? Just to be a member of a site that lists gas prices so that you have access to the cheapest gas in town?
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Nippor
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 9:56:24 PM

I use the site a lot to find the lowest priced gas. Some weeks I forget to purchase tickets for the gas card drawing.
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tvlgbird
Rookie Author Miami

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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 7:31:33 AM

I probably wouldn't have registered with the site if there was no gas card. I have used the site quite a bit to check gas prices, though.
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georgia2girl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 7:29:55 AM

Apparently, I do still participate despite the fact that I have never won a card and now I have too many points so my chances are pretty much zero.
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probedude2
Champion Author Akron

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 1:13:26 AM

I'm sort of addicted to doing this, so I guess so
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gasbud4
Champion Author San Jose

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 12:33:56 AM

I would post nearly as many prices as I post now. It helps that my local forum is active, and the local members are friendly, which keeps me coming back to the site. We're also competitive. Got to earn those points to increase your rank. ;-)
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LonghornBubba
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 1:54:00 PM

not everyday
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dieharder
Sophomore Author Ottawa

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 12:24:23 PM

Probably not so much, but I'd still report and check prices.
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getsumm
Champion Author Tacoma

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 11:52:24 AM

yes
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probedude2
Champion Author Akron

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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2012 12:42:59 AM

There's a chance of winning a gas card on here?
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steffy628
Champion Author Pennsylvania

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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2012 10:35:14 AM

Yes
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Chazzer
Champion Author Nevada

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2012 7:56:18 AM

YES!
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GBGuy
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2012 6:53:13 AM

yes
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chocolateflash
Champion Author Las Vegas

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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2012 2:08:44 PM

I probably would--nothing else to do.
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CelticHeart
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2012 8:46:23 AM

When I joined GB there were only quarterly drawings. I still post daily and don't care about the prizes.
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probedude2
Champion Author Akron

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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2012 12:47:36 AM

There's a chance to win a gas card here? Really?
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Sneakers55
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2012 10:47:26 PM

Most days, I report prices in excess over and above what receives points. I report what's convenient to me, others report what's convenient to them, and we seem to get about 99% of the area stations covered. I find the news articles interesting, and I like to send messages out into cyberspace. My roommate does Facebook, and I do GasBuddy. We find each other's posting pursuits ridiculous.
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jonjon57
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2012 5:51:17 AM

Yes
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valby
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2012 5:19:36 PM

Sure I would.
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budman1035
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2012 2:33:04 PM

Yep
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DCS48
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2012 1:18:21 PM

yes
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Adogg3
Rookie Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2012 11:50:48 AM

Umm yes for the gas prices I think I would, for this forum no way. I don't know that I would do it all the time but every now and then I would enter a price.
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wackyernie
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2012 11:50:13 AM

Yep
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PatAZ
Champion Author Tucson

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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2012 11:38:38 AM

Don't anyway.
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idw3
Rookie Author Seattle

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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 2:23:03 PM

no
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2Tall
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 2:22:00 PM

yes
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DCS48
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 2:54:48 AM

Y
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olympusman2004
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 11:26:17 PM

MAYBE
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JCLNC
All-Star Author Greensboro

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 10:56:21 PM

I'm not sure.
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anthroMO
Veteran Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 10:42:51 PM

Yes but Gas Buddy should give prizes more often
to give us more incentive.
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Seekingone
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 5:23:26 AM

no
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geohiker
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 5:15:18 AM

Yes
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billybopWI
Champion Author Wisconsin

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 3:04:46 AM

yes
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DCS48
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 2:47:07 AM

Y
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Geocache
Rookie Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 9:32:38 AM

Gas card? What gas card?
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valby
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 7:26:32 AM

yes i would.
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sheba24
Champion Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 7:02:43 AM

yes
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coach39
Champion Author Pittsburgh

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 6:57:49 AM

Yes
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LFC1989
Rookie Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 6:24:05 AM

Absolutely....get some great info here that isn't always gas related
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DCS48
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:03:50 AM

Y
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toms1120
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 3:12:47 PM

Yes
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Commute2
Champion Author District of Columbia

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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2012 10:29:12 AM

Yes
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WES03
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2012 7:52:56 AM

Yes.
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sheba24
Champion Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2012 6:44:35 AM

yes
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Captviper13
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2012 6:29:45 AM

yes i would still post
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toms1120
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2012 6:24:06 AM

Yes
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ricebike
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 11:24:16 PM

nope

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The_Waysiders
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 10:14:36 PM

Sure. It's fun.
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inspiretl
Veteran Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 9:52:21 PM

Yes, i like to know how much gas prices are around me
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RONALD777
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 9:36:28 PM

Gas card? We don't need no stinking gas card!
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mister8tch
Champion Author Richmond

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 12:34:26 PM

I would definitely participate. I like that I can click on my app and find places with the cheapest gas. I like reporting prices, so others know what is trending and where. The gas card is sort of like playing the lottery...much more likely to be in a car accident than win!
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