Well, the first letter to the GR Press appeared on Friday, but prices continued to drop, as low as $1.54 this morning in some places. (Although they are near $1.70 elsewhere.) Frankly, despite predicting a rise to $1.79 two weeks ago, I was surprised when it happened, as my spreadsheet calcuations were suggesting $1.69. Figuring some new 10-cent Chicago premium was in play, that’s why I thought we’d see $1.79 again last week. Forgetting that now, my calculations indicate if a price hike occurs this week, the new price will be $1.69 or so. However, some stations are close to that now, so I’m not sure what to think. Hmmm, that means fill the tank! Today! More or less CORRECT, as prices rose on Tuesday the 25th, but they went up to $1.79. Then, on Thursday, there was a ten-cent drop, which I found a bit bizarre.
- It's the most wonderful time of the year ... to buy gas! https://t.co/rBFbqhfCgN 11:05:58 AM December 03, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- Happy Thanksgiving! Not sure if we hike tomorrow or not ... https://t.co/djRBIMUSRB 07:10:52 PM November 21, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- Crazy in Chicago -- fill up again! https://t.co/7qeVfPB32P 08:19:47 PM November 01, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
Why We Are Here
Ed A.: ab...@gvsu.edu
Craig P.: cr...@paull.net
Tim S.: ts...@gmail.com
Bill E.: pa...@yahoo.com
The name of the site is based off an essay Ed wrote for the Grand Rapids Press titled "The Gas Game". The current website was established later by Patrick DeHaan after he and Ed predicted gas price hikes on GasBuddy's website GrandRapidsGasPrices.com, as well as Ed’s personal web page.
Note: To be precise, add 9/10 of a cent to all prices described on this web page.
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