Retail prices have finally caught up with the huge drops this month in wholesale prices. Excellent! This morning, there are stations asking $1.44 a gallon — a 35-cent drop from 11 days ago! Today I invent a new character: Mr. Big. Mr. Big is the guy who decides when all the stations should raise their prices to the same price. The current wide variety of gas prices right now must be bothering Mr. Big, so I expect he’ll be ordering some sort of hike this week. The new price could be as much as $1.58, but no higher, and probably lower. There’s no better way to be WRONG than to predict a price hike that doesn’t occur. Prices stayed in the $1.40’s through today.
- 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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