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National average declines as Thanksgiving approaches, still will set new record

GasBuddy Blog -- The national average for a gallon of regular self-serve gasoline has declined nicely the last month or so, and could fall to $3.40/gal by Thanksgiving Day. The part that is tough to chew isn't the turkey that many Americans will be eating, rather the fact that the national average hasn't ever been higher on Thanksgiving than where it will likely be this year- around $3.43/gal.

The national average stood at $3.34/gal last Thanksgiving Day, and could be 10c/gal higher than that this year. It's something that may surprise many Americans, given that gasoline prices have edged lower in previous weeks.

California, for example, has seen a whopping 77c/gal drop in just the last four weeks. That is among the largest, fastest declines...


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Donatelo
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2012 11:00:16 AM

ok
danmckdude
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2012 10:54:21 AM

Michigan prices aren't too bad now compared to other states.
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 10:50:14 AM

Glad I don't drive in Hawaii! Yikes!
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 9:30:28 PM

Wish it had gone down here. Oh well, only drove 30 miles since Wednesday.
sweething545
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 5:43:55 PM

Gas prices has drop, but we don't need it to go back up
gasokie
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 3:21:35 PM

Just shave another dollar off ...
177tangie
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 3:09:32 PM

Happy Black Friday!
NemoIL
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 2:55:04 PM

Old news.
SUPPER
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 8:19:16 AM

I had my turkey
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 8:11:04 AM

Happy Black Friday!
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 1:23:25 PM

Cheapest gasoline in CA: Turlock (I call it "Turd Lock", because most people who live there are anally retentive.) $3.29/gal. Reason? Proximity to the big Richmond and Martinez refineries. Another pocket of cheap gas: Lodi...another garden spot no one wants to live in.
xbAG
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 1:10:43 AM

prices are always higher here (central coast Calif) than anywhere else.
it is about 3.87 right now but hasn't fallen in the last 2 days.
TigerRose
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 12:41:25 AM

About that time of year again,
when too many amateurs want to
play in traffic.

With the potential for multitudes of impaired drivers
to be out on the highways, hopefully
more will take advatage of using other means
of transportation, besides 4 wheeled vehicles.

Stay safe, & Happy Thangsgiving.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 12:01:03 AM

Happy Turkey Day, USA. Safe travels to all.
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 10:01:34 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:43:38 AM

We gained a dime for no apparent reason
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 7:02:44 AM

just shot up 20 cents
edgrivera
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 7:02:34 AM

just shot up 20 cents
honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 5:45:14 AM

still stable here.

Endoman, sorry to hear.
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 3:05:00 AM

Endoman5000 - "In Michigan we went up 20c today! WT...?"

Must be the unions. </sar>

I saw one station here go up 12¢, but it was probably a mispost, because other stations were going down another ¢.
Endoman5000
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 8:18:24 PM

In Michigan we went up 20c today! WT...?
garywa01
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 9:45:44 AM

whatever
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 9:16:39 AM

10 steps forward, 1 step back, this is how our gas prices march FORWARD
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 12:01:24 AM

stabilizing, after a short stint of trying to go up.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:52:38 PM

I'm glad gas is going down but it's not happening fast enough
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:18:46 PM

Topless2012 - "Are the writers on vacation? This is from Friday of last week."

But people keep posting to it.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 2:48:26 PM

More people...more cars....plenty of gas...prices stable...
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 2:13:36 PM

Needs to fall below $3 per gallon!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 11:05:43 AM

This is better than the $5/gallon that Obama promised on the campaign trail.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:48:08 AM

old news, time to move on.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:42:41 AM

Now that prices are a the summer price level will they drop any more? Only time will tell
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:40:58 AM

still way too high
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:39:13 AM

$3.40 a gallon............ Not around here. Lowest price is $3.59 with most stations more like $3.79
CPayZombie
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:34:10 AM

Prices will be back on their way up by Wednesday.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:33:20 AM

oldies ... again,...
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:32:57 AM

Time will tell.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:32:40 AM


Gas prices came down significantly the last time global economies slid into recession. Hang on tight!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:31:19 AM

Real old news.
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All part of the plan. Everything is fine. Just keep watching TV. Trust me, your government won’t lie to you. The media has no agenda. The Emperor’s new clothes are magnificent!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:30:38 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:29:49 AM

i will go up shortly
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Old news.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:29:17 AM

Another VERY OLD post. And stale with today's crude increase in price.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:28:41 AM

ok.
Topless2012
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:28:18 AM

Are the writers on vacation? This is from Friday of last week.
Rich_pa
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:27:59 AM

Slowly going down here in Cincinnati.
cheepoNC
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:27:27 AM

*yawn* Same every year.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:27:22 AM

3 days old, time to come down.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:27:14 AM

Old news.
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Yesterdays News!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:23:50 AM

Inching up here today.
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