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JT

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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 11:01:00 PM

How often does promotional signage at the pump drive you into the store?
Very often
Often
Depends
Never

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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rjoeh
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2013 1:20:02 PM

Never. I already know where I'm going for gas having already consulted GasBuddy first. Now in mid-morning... price spikes will alert me to a changing price shift and I will consult which of my preferred stations are still reasonably priced and head for them directly with spare cans for a tide me over fill up.
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123Bucks
Sophomore Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2013 12:07:58 PM

It depends upon the promotion. Maybe 40% of the time.
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nopnopnsht
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Message Posted: May 15, 2013 3:24:30 PM

depends on if it will actualy save me money!
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pkrpro
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 12:54:06 PM

Never
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coffeebrake1015
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 12:51:18 PM

never
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Pinetown
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2013 3:30:38 PM

Never. I am driven by price.
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pawnkingfour
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 7:40:32 PM

never.
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Pinetown
Rookie Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:20:10 PM

Never.
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phpearso
Veteran Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:08:43 AM

Convenience stores + gasoline = high prices on most everything. I almost never buy at those type places.
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kegga_99
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 1:41:43 AM

Never
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musicreporter
All-Star Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 1:18:47 AM

depends
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1Lorane
Rookie Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 1:34:48 PM

Prices
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busdrivered5
Rookie Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 8:47:24 AM

Occasionally, the signage will prompt me to visit the interior of the store, this occurrence is usually during long distance traveling
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achung53
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 9:38:14 AM

Never
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1Lorane
Rookie Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 4:43:19 PM

it depends
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RZF350
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2013 7:28:36 AM

Never. Empty tank drives me into the pump.
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 10:55:40 AM

never
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 11:47:09 PM

never
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floridakeys
Champion Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2013 1:57:20 AM

I might look at it ,to have something to read while pumping gas however it don't get me into the store .l find most gas stations have too high a price for convenience items anyway
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Diana986
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 11:43:42 AM

Always
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 12:22:48 AM

never
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sonicmustang
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:28:05 PM

Depends
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windrifter
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 3:15:49 PM

I read them, because I am bored pumping gas, but those ads haven't interested me in the nearly 40 years I have been using self-serve stations.
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hogrider12
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2012 1:01:18 PM

always its hard not too because you have to always look for ways to save
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hollyskuza
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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2012 3:54:09 PM

I look at them but, if it's not something I'm not going to buy anyway I don't pay alot of attention to it.
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UDOG01
Rookie Author Hamilton

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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 5:48:28 AM

Life is ALWAYS about "THE DEAL WITHIN THE DEAL"

For example we all know the deal is my $20 for so much gas that you are selling it at . . .

HOWEVER - the smart retailer says - I also have these coupons for;glassware

money off dining at my fav restaurant

money off the local event sports or entertainment

money off Costco membership

money off the local movie theatre.

THERE should always be a deal within the deal

Or do not got there

Unless you are saving 18 cents a gallon like I just did for filling up at the station with he old look, old tanks, old technology.

I am soooooooo cheap I would not pay 5 cents to watch Niagara Falls roll uphill!!!

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TravisTuxy
Sophomore Author Louisville

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:35:04 AM

Never BUT if it were for a great discount off a car wash when it was warm enough outside, that I might do.
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NakedDriver
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 5:55:40 PM

ə very seldom; i indicated that it never does.
something free might, but our store never have those it seems. ə
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artsyviolet
Rookie Author New York

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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 5:28:39 PM

If I see something that I need, I would be willing to get it at the station.
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2012 8:14:43 AM

Sometimes.
Valero had a promo for "free" Red Box Movies with purchase of 44oz fountain drink, which I get occasionaly, so why not. Same for when they had their 12 packs of soda on sale, it is something I am getting anyway, so why not save a bit.
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gizmojoe
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 1:16:55 AM

unless it's free it doesn't
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shadeen48
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 7:12:28 PM

most of times i drive up to gas stations an realize the price had change from the past 2 days ago an it upsets me to spend on gas that should be the same price in one week. wow!
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rocki00
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:00:40 PM

Only to go in and get my card to get 5 cents off a gallon at 7/11's. I never buy anything when I go in though. They jack the prices up to much on stuff when you buy from the gas stations. It's a joke.
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Luv2ride33
Sophomore Author Tennessee

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2012 7:11:32 PM

If that means the cheapest gas price then yes, if it means a sale on Mayfield milk then no
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moni1995
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2012 1:07:40 PM

never effects my decision.
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bearzz
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2012 12:04:56 PM

I have to admit I had trouble with the term "promotional signage". Now it's obvious you meant advertising soft drinks, etc. I don't buy that kind of stuff so I didn't even think of it. My answer should have been never. Unfortunately, I was thinking of the price of gasoline. That's the only sign I'm interested in.
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biscuitranch
Rookie Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2012 1:43:32 AM

Depends...on if they're offering 10 and 20 cent discounts for Ralphs or Vons Club points
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Kinglemuel
All-Star Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 10:41:39 PM

I am more likely to intentionally avoid buying anything that is advertised at the pump, especially ads on the polls around the pumps. One time I dropped something and then hit my head on the sign when I picked it up.
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coffeebrake1015
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 9:43:17 PM

never
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lonelyshark
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 8:56:51 PM

I interpreted the "depends" to mean rarely.
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B5252
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 6:56:52 PM

NEVER
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KJS1821
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 6:55:18 PM

Never
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Gas_Eyes
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 6:29:20 PM

Never.
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Bonanza
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 6:08:50 PM

Never

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NYRfan
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 5:42:57 PM

nOpe
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commins
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 5:13:26 PM

I need fuel not a circus!
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Nannabug
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 4:38:08 PM

I'm like "melekali" in NM, not sure what the question means, so I said never.
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chui
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 3:51:35 PM

no, never
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N9HVP
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 3:50:25 PM

Never.
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2012 2:13:54 PM

they don't
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