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Sohayl
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2005 6:53:23 AM

CNN this morning was reporting about the soaring gas prices, then ended with putting GassBuddy.com on the screen for the people to go to for finding best prices. There have been numerous articles in the media with the mention of this site. So, how did you find GasBuddy?
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Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 7:59:20 PM

mellieng4, indeed it is one of the best apps out there. Enjoy it!!

reni194611, GB is used by many reporters as a solid reference!! :-)
mellieng4
Rookie Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 11:26:18 AM

I saw it on one of Refinery29's list of best apps.
reni194611
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 8:05:55 AM

tv reports
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 9:34:08 AM

Welcome to the GB family, Zeick
Zeick
Rookie Author Oklahoma City

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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2015 5:32:37 PM

I was just looking up "gas price" in the google play app store on my andriod phone.
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 8:10:27 PM

joat42, lucky search!! :-)
joat264
Sophomore Author Alberta

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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2015 10:41:22 AM

While searching for area prices
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 3:11:55 PM

misskiss22, you have a great friend!! Welcome to the Gasbuddy family! Thanks for your first post...
misskiss22
Rookie Author Modesto

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 8:27:33 PM

I started using GasBuddy because my friend was using it one day and she told me how it helps you find the cheapest gas and those prices go up that's a big thing in our lives
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 3:40:16 PM

Dear cosmicgreengirl, sorry to hear about your financial woes. I hope that you will soon manage to get over this small bump on the road and get all your affairs under your control...
Satj
Rookie Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2015 5:27:03 AM

heard about it on the radio
cosmicgreengirl
Rookie Author California

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2015 10:45:11 PM

I've come on hard times financially so, I was searching the web on how to save money and a great site highly recommended gasbubby and once I downloaded the app I was hooked.
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2015 5:18:38 PM

CV and rlynn77 isn't great to have friends and family who care enough about you to share good tips on how to save money?!? Pass it on to your friends and family...
cv
Champion Author Raleigh

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2015 6:28:46 AM

Many years ago a friend told me about this site.
rlynn77
Rookie Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2015 11:19:39 PM

A family member told me about it....now I'm hooked. Love it!
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2015 6:06:32 PM

Thanks for your service ClancyME.
ClancyME
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2015 6:12:36 PM

I did a search for gas prices, and this was one of the links. I only missed a couple of days at the very start.
Sohayl
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2015 4:21:28 PM

Welcome to the family Bennyk2000!
bennyk2000
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2015 9:08:16 AM

TV report
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2015 1:46:52 AM

Terpterp, the accuracy is only because of the dedication of the members like you!! Welcome aboard.
Terpterp
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 10:23:09 AM

coworker told me about it...love it...very accurate.
Sohayl
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 6:56:25 AM

Refueler2015, welcome aboard and yes many media sources use GB for their resource! :-)
Refueler2015
Rookie Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2015 3:56:14 PM

I saw a local TV news article on gas prices and the newscaster mentioned GasBuddy as his source for price information.
georgia2girl
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2015 1:30:53 PM

A Fan Message Board for R.E.M.
Dutch2001nl
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2015 10:07:50 AM

play store
cp822
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 3:52:07 PM

my daughter
MarineAiredale
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 2:41:52 PM

Was planning a trip to Alaska and found a link on one of the RV sites in Anchorage. Had been talking with the loving bride on our trip to Colorado this last summer I wished there was some way to research fuel availability and price while on the road. The Dodge Cummins while getting fairly good mileage while carrying the camper still burns a bunch of it and saving a few cents per gallon makes a difference with the aftermarket 60 gallon fuel tank.
Sohayl
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2015 4:17:23 PM

dieseldemon, happy accident, pleasant surprise... thanks for sharing
dieseldemon
Sophomore Author Houston

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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2015 10:27:33 AM

by accident
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 6:31:54 PM

Taz20152015, you have a great cousin. Thank her many times for being so generous with you. :-)
Taz20152015
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 2:12:53 PM

Cousin is always on gasbuddy and shhe told me about it so I decided to join to.
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 10:12:30 PM

MSDrPepper, 10 years of service, that is fantastic. :-)
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 10:10:51 PM

Tulip612, I am so glad that your husband and you get to spend time together on the road and also you are able to save some money using Gasbuddy. :-)
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 10:09:06 PM

I thought my memory was bad!! Tempest1212, you really don't know?!?
Tempest1212
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 2:18:52 PM

heck if I know!
Tulip612
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 1:09:09 PM

My husband started a new job which keeps him on the road. I travel with him and was looking for a site it find cheap fuel in the different cities. Been using ever since. Love it
MsDrPepper
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 10:08:58 AM

according to my member stats, I joined in 2005 - seems like there was some big hullabaloo over the prices of gas and there was a discussion in the newspaper (The Wichita Eagle) about the GasBuddy.com website. Since then, I have seen other mentions, and I got the iPhone app as soon as it came out.
Sohayl
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 5:19:14 PM

Volzfan, my memory is starting to fail me too!!
Volzfan
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 10:17:06 AM

I don't recall
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 6:40:18 AM

SAButton, you need to do more forum posts and start getting more points!! Good to have you with us and thanks for sharing
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 4:00:19 PM

Dear Miniana, welcome to the family. The questions with yes and nos well as other things in the forums are for fun and also providing a venue for you to get more points. A lot of people like to have a simple forum with a yes or no answer so that they can get their 20 points really fast. There are other forum discussions that you can spend hours reading and discussing things with other Gasbuddy friends. You have the choice of what you like to participate in and get your points. :-)
SAButton
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 6:15:01 AM

iPhone
Mininana
All-Star Author New York

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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 3:12:27 PM

in short, read a story quoting gasbuddy in a local weekly, one day thought I would use it to find gas prices in a destination, to see whether I should fill up before leaving or wait... waited, saved like 50 cents a gallon in the same state, and it wasn't a reservation... anyway, signed up, slowing learning the ropes... pet peeve: too many yes-and-no answers to debatable questions...
Sohayl
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 6:27:27 AM

Thank you so much for sharing oilman73. Glad that you found the site and joining us. :-)
oilman73
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 1:36:08 AM

It was a favorite featured App in for Blackberry. Downloaded it and loved it. Thought to look for the website 2 years later.
Have had it on my last 3 BlackBerry's
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 6:04:07 PM

HCgas321, the gas prices are falling now, but this is not going to stay this way. Though the prices are low now, or when it goes back up, this group help by helping you find the lowest gas prices all the time. You save money and your postings help others to save too. Thank you and thank your manager. :-)

Welcome aboard and glad to be the recipient of your first posting.
HCgas321
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 3:09:10 PM

I was never aware of gas buddy until prices started dropping and my manager started talking of gas buddy. I was very confused and gave her a look. She explained to me that you make people aware of gas prices. My boss later had me report a gas price and helped me make a name. I love it !
juniperus98
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 2:03:53 PM

While doing internet searches for gas prices, the site came up.
Sohayl
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 9:36:57 PM

Thank you for sharing got3kids! Welcome aboard and glad to have your first post in this area.
got3kids
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 1:58:42 PM

A friend told me about it
Sohayl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2015 8:00:00 PM

finallegend, proof that parents give the best suggestions. :-)
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