Re: [DML] DCS'12
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Re: [DML] DCS'12

I agree with you.
I had the opportunity to drive my D from Texas to DCS 2008.
Hear a lot of whining and sobbing over the $3 gas prices.
We pay about three times that amount for a gallon (now Euro 1,78 per liter times 3.8 to get a gallon).
And yes, a lot of people over here also do get in tears about those prices.
Alike you I do not get too much frustrated about it. I just drive and enjoy the driving.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@...> wrote:
> I don't think Bill was refering to anyone in Louisiana when he
> mentioned gas prices.  There were several people across the USA that
> would have driven to DCS had gas not been $4 a gallon earlier this
> year.
> I find crying about gas prices to be amusing.  When I was a kid people
> cried about gas costing 75 cents a gallon.  When I was a teenager they
> cried about it costing $1.50 a gallon.  When I was in my 20's they
> complained about it being $2.50 a gallon and now people complain about
> it costing $3.50 to $4 a gallon.  In two or three years people are
> going to be crying about gas costing $5-$6 a gallon. Gas will always
> be "expensive" and I'm not going to let such a small expense cause me
> to sit around at home the rest of my life.
> I drove about 1,400 miles for DCS.  At about 25 mpg and $3.50/gallon I
> estimate my fuel expenses to have been $196.  Honestly, most of the
> time I didn't spend more than $3.25 per gallon and one place was even
> $3.03.
> I find my $196 fuel expense to be extremely cheap compared to the
> thousands of dollars people spend on big screen televisions and play
> stations.
> -Steve Rice
> #16510
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Welmoed <welmoedj@...> wrote:
> > I would drive up all the way from here but there's a wide ditch in between :)
> > and yes... the gas price would also be a problem on this distance.
> >
> > Welmoed.


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