Since Election Day, we have been playing ping-pong between $1.79 and $1.99 in town, as wholesale prices continue bouncing between $1.23 and $1.30. Some of the movements have been fast in both directions, and I think this week we’ll see more of the same. Look for prices to move down towards $1.79 and then rise, again, to $1.99, probably on Thursday. OK, so I was quite WRONG with this prediction, going so far as to fill up my tank at $1.81 on Thursday morning. But how was I to know that wholesale gas prices would drop 15 cents a gallon in 3 days?
- Still looking for a price hike on Monday, but this is a silly September: https://t.co/hRv324DmcM about 8 hours ago from Twitter Web Client
- 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 09:28:44 PM September 19, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Ed says: Fill up today! https://t.co/tsx6ayIh7E 08:06:39 AM September 03, 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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