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And that's a wrap, folks!

GasBuddy Blog -- The party is over, ladies and gentlemen. While I'm not sure what exact hour the national average will cease dropping at, the hour is coming close.

Thanks to a spike in gasoline prices that's starting to occur today in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and in some areas of West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Illinois, I'm of the belief that the best is now just hours behind us.

For the moment, the national average has stalled at $3.228, the same as it was at midnight. We're certainly not getting much help from wholesale prices, which have spent a majority of this week rising, keeping stations from lowering their prices further, and perhaps leading lower priced stations to raise their prices.

The concern now shifts...


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Submitted Dec 20, 2012 By: PD
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garywa01
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 6:49:01 AM

cute
honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 10:18:18 PM

second station raised prices by 13 cents (first one was up a dime yesterday).
Filled up on the way home to take advantage of the (still) low prices at the other station(s).
remay
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 10:57:51 AM

Oh, well, here we go again...
52MPG
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 7:58:37 AM

The standard holiday price increase.
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 7:50:58 AM

Going UP!
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 6:57:31 AM

Luckily no rise here yet.
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 6:36:36 AM

first station on my route already upped prices by 10 cents yesterday.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 11:28:05 PM

Probably when the snow is falling, the gas prices are doing just the opposite!
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 6:57:05 PM

good while it lasted...
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 3:11:51 PM

A station where I reported $2.89 this morning (6:40 AM) jacked their price up to $3.15 (2:00 PM) in the afternoon!
Another station that had $2.99 gas yesterday is now selling it for $3.19.
gravityhurts
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 3:10:43 PM

Prices never dropped here.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 10:03:25 AM

read this yesterday
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:50:44 AM

Thanks, I noticed the prices creeping up today.
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Merry Christmas...
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:19:01 AM

I know my station here went up $.07 yesterday.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:18:57 AM

it's a roller coaster ride, we just happen hit the bottom, and it will on the raise again...
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They bounced up in Minnesota. One of the multiple bad outcomes that came from reelecting Worse Than Carter. A national tragedy.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:13:38 AM

Gas prices started to go up today in my home towm.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:13:23 AM

AriesMMD : The day is not over ... yet...just wait...lol
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:08:57 AM

Thank god that's all.
For a minute there I thought you we're going to write something about the end of the world
Gastroenteritis
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It is easy to say; its a Boy!!! after seeing his parts, so do not tell anyone that you saw it coming first.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:05:53 AM

our prices started climbing
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:05:21 AM

Wholesale prices have risen 19 cents in Louisiana in the last three days!
getalong
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:03:04 AM

IF everyone would just stay home, prices would continue to drop.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:02:42 AM

Bummer!
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:02:41 AM

and let the holiday fleecing of the consumers begin.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:01:28 AM

Wonder if weaker demands for today will help getting the prices down
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 9:01:21 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:59:20 AM


More hype to condition us for higher prices? Besides the world ends today so who cares...
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:58:58 AM

Shocking
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Nothing last forever!
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:58:20 AM

Still dropping here.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:58:15 AM

Darn!
GrandAmNC
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:57:51 AM

Its the end of the world ...get it while you can
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:57:19 AM

prices are going up
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:57:05 AM

Need more alternative fuels!
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:56:50 AM

Our gas prices went up 13 cents this morning.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:56:48 AM

prices going up in chicago area.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:55:28 AM

Whatever!
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:54:52 AM

It was fun while it lasted.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:54:31 AM

Drill Baby Drill
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:53:45 AM

Gas jumped in Minneapolis yesterday.
Meridethkun
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:51:38 AM

Old news. Prices rose here yesterday by $0.10/L just as I was going home from work.

[Edited by: Meridethkun at 12/21/2012 10:52:21 AM EST]
Rednix
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:50:38 AM

I noticed increases yesterday.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:48:51 AM

old news
snakebitef22
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:48:14 AM

2.82 in south Texas and still dropping...
JoeKR
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:47:20 AM

These predictions do nothing to help the consumer and only serve to feed speculation! And might the coming holidays, with added family travel, account for the present situation?
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:46:04 AM

Gas prices dropped a penny/liter here yesterday..
techque
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:42:56 AM

can't go by local prices here. they slowly drop, then overnight jump 20-30ยข, then again slowly drop . . . so what is average ??
Black Wagon
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:42:37 AM

Could it possibly because there is a holiday coming?

Oh I forgot, the world was supposed to end today.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:42:20 AM

Christmas greed
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