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#107925 - 03/26/11 07:30 AM Gas is still cheap
J.B. Offline
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Gas is still cheap
by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Mar 25th 2011 at 7:01PM


See? Gas really is cheaper than you think... Click above to enlarge

Nationwide, motorists are shelling out an average of $3.55 per gallon of petrol. That's a lot more cash than you were paying last year at this time, but – stop us if you've heard this one before – an interesting graphic from Good shows that gas is a real bargain compared to other liquids we consume every day.

For example, a gallon of freshly brewed coffee from Starbucks will set you back $32. Move up from coffee to Guinness and you're looking at doubling your tally to $64 for every 128 ounces consumed. We know you won't be shocked that Dom Perignon is $755 per gallon, but did you know that nail polish is $1,015 for the same portion size? If you want a consumable with comparable per-gallon pricing, you'll have to pick up some Coca-Cola, which retails for $3.84 per gallon.

Okay, so you probably don't feel any better about gas prices (we sure don't), but you click on the image above to see how other items you use every day compare to the price of a gallon of gas.

[Source: Good via Kicking Tires]
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#107928 - 03/26/11 09:56 AM Re: Gas is still cheap [Re: J.B.]
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You're killing me J.B.! Around here 87 octane is 3.97. Oh wait, I haven't seen the price in three days. Probably well over 4.00 by now. crazy
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#107938 - 03/27/11 12:43 AM Re: Gas is still cheap [Re: J.B.]
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Yeah but I don't need 20 gallons of coffee to get to work every week!

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#107943 - 03/27/11 11:13 AM Re: Gas is still cheap [Re: J.B.]
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Some people buy 5 or 6 cups of coffee a day...Add in a little cake etc that star bucks sells and that adds up.

2.50 for a cup of coffee at most resturants...take a 9 dollar martini at a club...and what we pay for gasolines not too shabby..
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