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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-22-05, 06:01 PM
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National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

This sounds like a pretty cool Idea. September 2nd is apparently "Can't Afford to Drive to Work" day.

http://www.westcoastsportscars.com/gasday.html

Should send a strong message if it gets any support

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-22-05, 07:01 PM
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Re: National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

sounds like just an excuse for a 4 day vacation which some people are going
to take anyway.



"Big Earl" <BigEarl@thegroup.com> wrote in message
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> This sounds like a pretty cool Idea. September 2nd is apparently "Can't

Afford to Drive to Work" day.
>
> http://www.westcoastsportscars.com/gasday.html
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> Should send a strong message if it gets any support
>
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-22-05, 08:01 PM
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Re: National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

Aside from the fact that a lot of companies won't pay you for the holiday
unless you work the scheduled days before and after the holiday.
SC Tom

"42n8-1" <42n8-1@comcast.net> wrote in message
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> sounds like just an excuse for a 4 day vacation which some people are
> going
> to take anyway.
>
>
>
> "Big Earl" <BigEarl@thegroup.com> wrote in message
> news:Xns96BAC3292D993BigEarl@38.119.71.210...
>> This sounds like a pretty cool Idea. September 2nd is apparently "Can't

> Afford to Drive to Work" day.
>>
>> http://www.westcoastsportscars.com/gasday.html
>>
>> Should send a strong message if it gets any support
>>
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-22-05, 08:01 PM
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Re: National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

good point.


"SC Tom" <SC@Tom.com> wrote in message
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> Aside from the fact that a lot of companies won't pay you for the holiday
> unless you work the scheduled days before and after the holiday.
> SC Tom
>
> "42n8-1" <42n8-1@comcast.net> wrote in message
> news:V72dndVODJ5k65feRVn-gw@comcast.com...
> > sounds like just an excuse for a 4 day vacation which some people are
> > going
> > to take anyway.
> >
> >
> >
> > "Big Earl" <BigEarl@thegroup.com> wrote in message
> > news:Xns96BAC3292D993BigEarl@38.119.71.210...
> >> This sounds like a pretty cool Idea. September 2nd is apparently

"Can't
> > Afford to Drive to Work" day.
> >>
> >> http://www.westcoastsportscars.com/gasday.html
> >>
> >> Should send a strong message if it gets any support
> >>
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-23-05, 08:01 AM
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Re: National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

gas is roughly around 4.5 to 5$ per gallon in europe. How much is it in US ?


 
post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-23-05, 08:01 AM
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Re: National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 16:17:18 +0200, "V"
<ask_for_it@nonexistent.domain.com> wrote:

>gas is roughly around 4.5 to 5$ per gallon in europe. How much is it in US ?
>



Around $2.60 - $2.80 /gal for reg unleaded in most places
but, we are not yet funding national health care or other
socialist programs at the pump as is the case in many
countries.
 
post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-24-05, 11:01 AM
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Re: National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

It's a dums idea. Should be a national don't buy anything made in
China day would help reduce oil consumption more.

 
post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-25-05, 09:01 AM
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Re: National Can't Afford To Drive to Work Day

scott21230@gmail.com wrote in news:1124904433.123268.238630
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> It's a dums idea. Should be a national don't buy anything made in
> China day would help reduce oil consumption more.
>
>


Umm.. that would mean "stay out of stores" day!
;)

MEaning everyone stays home. Works in my book!
 
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