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JT
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2004 11:01:00 PM

Do you feel that gasoline companies are collectively price-fixing?
Yes
No
Not sure

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2009 6:28:59 AM

yes
QueenMother
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2009 6:21:30 AM

Yes
LexRX22s
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2009 9:38:12 PM

most definitly
gasman14
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2009 2:07:36 AM

Yes
chemist74
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2008 7:31:40 AM

No - I do not believe the oil companies get together to plan future gasoline prices. I do believe they watch what eachother are doing so they can figure out how much they can charge without losing too much business to their competitors.
YB1234
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2008 7:07:54 AM

Yes
YB1234
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2008 7:07:44 AM

Yes, because as you ride around, all the prices are the same.
YB1234
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2008 7:07:18 AM

Absolutely Yes / We the people need to find a way to make them stop ripping us off!
YB1234
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2008 7:05:34 AM

Yes, but oil speculators are more to blame than the gasoline companies for the high gas prices.
YB1234
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2008 7:05:15 AM

Yes, they know they can charge whatever they want because you need it.
rschnoor
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2008 7:18:10 AM

No
narcar1973
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2008 11:50:08 AM

Yes
feef
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2008 8:45:52 PM

No its the government
Z51Corvette
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2008 8:55:30 AM

Collectively... price fixing...
I doubt it... Local station owners... more likely...
Philmar
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Message Posted: May 17, 2008 8:35:45 PM

Yes, absolutely
Panama19
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2008 11:32:52 PM

No
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2008 11:30:42 PM

Yes I sure do
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2008 6:27:31 AM

Yes-most definitely
Guido4
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2008 6:32:12 AM

Yes...
LonghornBubba
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2008 11:18:00 AM

along with the government
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2008 11:27:34 PM

Yea, I'm thinkin' so
ED6
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2007 1:26:34 AM

Yes
Firehawk
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2007 3:40:31 AM

Yes
Guido4
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2007 3:28:50 AM

Yes...
YB1234
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2007 8:03:55 PM

Yes
YB1234
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2007 8:03:35 PM

Yes, because as you ride around, all the prices are the same.
YB1234
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2007 8:02:39 PM

Absolutely Yes / We the people need to find
a way to make them stop ripping us off!
YB1234
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2007 8:02:02 PM

Yes, but oil speculators are more to blame than the gasoline companies for the high gas prices.
YB1234
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2007 8:01:35 PM

Yes, they know they can charge whatever they want because you need it.
Guido4
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2007 4:09:17 AM

Yes
Gossamerr
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2007 11:10:44 PM

Of Course, how else are they getting record profits with higher gas prices?
84bird
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2007 11:11:45 PM

yes. as soon as Speedway rasies their price so does everyone else
Gossamerr
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2007 10:19:56 PM

Yes, why do they get record profits when the gas prices are high?
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2007 10:09:25 PM

Yes
throttle
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2007 7:41:31 AM

no
Guido4
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2007 5:32:10 AM

I believe so...
truckdude
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2007 4:12:43 PM

Yes, and they hide it very well because every time there is an investigation, nothing turns up.
Quazar911
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2007 6:43:38 PM

Yes, definitely
azcarman
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2007 7:08:24 AM

big time
buddydill
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2007 5:40:10 AM

yes
Bear_Johnson
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2007 9:47:39 AM

Yes, maybe not directly, does it seem strange the number of refinery fires and breakages there have been this year in both Canada & the US?
truckdude
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2007 9:26:42 AM

yes
Blubberpuppy
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2007 8:43:37 AM

No they are set on the markets and respond to news stories related to them. A more likely culprit in high prices is insufficient refining capacity.
sonata07
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Message Posted: May 30, 2007 8:16:16 AM

OPEC fixes a rate, then it's refined and then sent to the stations;
each has their own extra "interest" in the process and taxes added in.

Just looking at the prices around me, one can tell that they're fixed within 10 cents of each other.

I find that the prices follow the NASDAQ - when it closes on the up side,
gas prices fall within 2 days/ when it closes on the down side, gas prices rise within 1-2 days.
Guido4
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Message Posted: May 30, 2007 5:48:36 AM

No doubt in my mind
tacklingfuel
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Message Posted: May 29, 2007 8:22:11 AM

yes
memory_of_max
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Message Posted: May 24, 2007 1:14:37 AM

Yes - that is exactly the way I feel - can't shake it.
impala1
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Message Posted: May 23, 2007 8:44:55 PM

Yes
Quazar911
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Message Posted: May 23, 2007 4:59:55 PM

Yes, indeed!
Guido4
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2007 3:08:35 AM

yes...
Dorkchop
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2007 8:27:26 AM

No, prices are set on the trading markets.
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