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.
- Still no rush to fill the tank ... https://t.co/ZGf83EEmk3 07:32:41 PM October 17, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Lack of drama continues with gas prices ... https://t.co/owaBr4Gdih 07:03:29 PM October 07, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Still looking for a price hike on Monday, but this is a silly September: https://t.co/hRv324DmcM 04:30:57 PM September 22, 2018 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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