Arrgh — lost the Gas Game this week. When I saw gas yesterday afternoon for $1.53 at Fuller and Leonard, I knew then that a price hike was coming, but I didn’t fill up because I thought it would be on Thursday. As noted, it is already posted on the Speedway web site — $1.76!!! The 20-cent margin price, based on yesterday’s futures prices, is $1.74, so it is starting to look like Speedway is trying to improve their margins. Let’s see how other stations follow their lead.
- Thursday the 20th, in the morning, fill up with gas. No time for commentary, and my Gas Game buddies have already… https://t.co/DsgWxHbABi about 11 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
- Ed says: Fill up today! https://t.co/tsx6ayIh7E 08:06:39 AM September 03, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Late summer snoozefest continues ... back to $2.99 by Thursday? https://t.co/1HVbliojum 04:42:54 PM August 18, 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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