[Vwdiesel] Lowering Gasoline Prices

The Lecrones saljel at nfdc.net
Sat Apr 13 22:12:09 EDT 2002

Subject: Lowering Gasoline Prices

>            MIGHT WORK, MIGHT NOT?
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>       Subject: Lowering Gasoline Prices
>       I hear we are going to hit close to $3.00 a gallon by the summer.
> gasoline prices to come down? We need to take some intelligent, united
> action. Phillip Hollsworth, offered this good idea: This makes MUCH MORE
> SENSE than the "don't buy gas on a certain day" campaign that was going
> around last April or May!
>  The oil companies just laughed at that because they knew we wouldn't
> continue to "hurt" ourselves by refusing to buy gas. It was more of an
> inconvenience to us than it was a problem for them. BUT, whoever thought
> this idea, has come up with a plan that can really work. Please read it
> join with us!
>  By now you're probably thinking gasoline priced at about $1.50 is super
> cheap. Me too! It is currently $1.97 for regular unleaded in my town.
> (California)
>  Now that the oil companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us to
> that the cost of a gallon of gas is CHEAP at $1.50- $1.75, we need to take
> aggressive action to teach them that BUYERS control the marketplace....not
> sellers. With the price of gasoline going up more each day, we consumers
> to take action. The only way we are going to see the price of gas come
> is if we hit someone in the pocketbook by not purchasing THEIR gas! And we
> can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves. How?
>  Since we all rely on our cars, we can't just stop buying gas. But we CAN
> have an impact on gas prices if we all act together to force a price war.
>  Here's the idea:
>  For the rest of this year, DON'T purchase ANY gasoline from the two
> companies (which now are one), EXXON and MOBIL. If they are not selling
> gas, they will be inclined to reduce their prices. If they reduce their
> prices, the other companies will have to follow suit.
>  But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of Exxon and
> Mobil gas buyers. It's really simple to do!! Now, don't whimp out on me at
> this point...keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach
> of people!!
>  I am sending this note to about thirty people. If each of you send it to
> least ten more (30 x 10 = 300)... and those 300 send it to at least ten
> (300 x 10 = 3,000) ... and so on, by the time the message reaches the
> generation of people, we will have reached over THREE MILLION consumers!
>   If those three million get excited and pass this on to ten friends each,
> then 30 million people will have been contacted! If it goes one level
> further, you guessed it..... THREE HUNDRED MILLION PEOPLE!!! .
>  Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people. That's all. (If you
> don't understand how we can reach 300 million and all you have to do is
> this to 10 people.... Well, let's face it, you just aren't a
> But I am... so trust me on this one.)
>  . How long would all that take? If each of us sends this email out to ten
> more people within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people could
> conceivably be contacted within the next 8 days!!!
>  .
>  I'll bet you didn't think you and I had that much potential, did you?
>  Acting together we can make a difference. If this makes sense to you,
>  please pass this message on. PLEASE HOLD OUT UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR
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> --
> "The only disability in life is a bad attitude."
> --Scott Hamilton.  Olympic gold figure skater who recently retired after
> successful treatment for cancer.

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