(Closed) What is the lowest you have ever paid for gas?

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  • Post # 17
    4544 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Upstate NY


    $1.50….ah the good old days.

    Post # 18
    3586 posts
    Sugar bee

    .99 back in 2000/2001 is the earliest I can remember because I was in college and had to budget it.LOL Man, back then, $20 went a looong way!LOL

    Post # 19
    7769 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think it was like 1.25 when I started in 2001.

    Post # 21
    1044 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    In early 2005 I remember paying $1.25. As a kid I can once remember my mom paying $1.01. I never paid much attention to it as I don’t drive much.

    Post # 22
    1044 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

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    @MsMamaBear: $20 can still go a long way if you have the right car. 🙂

    Post # 23
    93 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I’m in NJ…it was about $1.50 a gallon when I got my license in 2003. I’m paying about $3.30-$3.50 now…it’s been higher though!

    Post # 24
    42 posts
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I remember back in 93 my friend paid 99 cents! (i didn’t have my license then)

    in the burbs of Chicago

    Post # 25
    2408 posts
    Buzzing bee

    i live in northern california and we had gas prices under $1 when i first got my license in 1997 or so. i think we were paying .89 or .99 cents? i remember scoffing at the cheveron and thinking, “who’d pay more than a dollar for gas?!”

    jokes on me. especially since i just dropped $3.86 a gallon today!

    Post # 26
    5147 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    99 cents the first year I was driving (age 14, year 1997/1998). Then it went to $1.09 and stayed there for a a couple years. Been on the rise since then.

    Post # 27
    1679 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I don’t recall how much gas was when I started driving, but I remember going to the same gas station in grad school and being miffed when they raised their prices to 95 cents on the weekends.  I think it was usually 89 cents during the week.  🙂

    Post # 28
    1987 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I paid .69 for gas in Georgia when I was a freshman in college.

    Just passing the gas station today, 12 years later, gas is $3.53.

    Yeah…..the good ole days…..

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