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Happy New Year to the entire GasBuddy community!

GasBuddy Blog -- It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone.
2012 was a year that showed us unbelievable gas price spikes that result when oil refineries are compromised. We began the year with a BP refinery fire in Cherry Point, WA and massive spikes on the west coast.

The spring delivered challenges for Great Lakes refineries and pushed Chicago gas prices to a new high. Similarly, the California summer saw major refinery outages and new record high prices.

Hurricane Sandy delivered a punishing blow to the East Coast causing refinery shutdowns, flooding and power outages. The resulting fuel shortage triggered mile-long lines and in New York gasoline was the highest in the U.S. When GasBuddy was called in by NYC officials...


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Happy New Year
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Sorry not HBD but HNY....
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HBD Gas Buddy buddies.... I have save dollars since becoming a GB member....
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Happy 2013. Hopefully a year of unity instead of division.
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Happy New Year to you guys too!
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Happy New Year!
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Happy New Year, ask me that in Dec.
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Lets hope it is a better New Year for everyone
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Old news but Happy New Year!
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THE BALL DROPPED NOW WATCH WATCH FOR THE BOUNCE
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One More Time!!!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR.
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Happy New Year and for the person that says he's going to scream if he sees this again, don't read "Happy New Years to you too!"
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2012 was mostly a loser for me. Hopefully 2013 will be better.
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Happy New year..
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Tragically, 4 more years of a depressed economy on the way.
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I'm hopefull it will be a happy year.
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Yep, the best of the best.. :-))
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Happy New Year to all in the GB community!
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These problems always seem to happen when we have a Socialist Democrat in the White House, like Carter, Clinton and now the OBIMINATOR!!!
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The main lesson learned in 2012 is that the country is populated by a majority of idiots who do not take the time to educate themselves on issues and who are led to vote for socialism. As Michael Moore announced that he does not support the troops, perhaps it is time for the troops to stop supporting the idiots for whom they die.
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Happy New Year GasBuddy Team and Community!!!!!!!!
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2013 is not starting out really great as far as gas prices are concerned. Electrics for running around town and back and forth to work are starting to look ever better.
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