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paulcab877

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2007 8:27:01 AM

Gas Buddies,
Use this thread to list posts that you delete and give a reason why. Hopefully, the offenders will read this thread and correct their errors.
If not, at least it gives the moderators an avenue to see problem posters, especially ones that post bad info EVERY day.
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paulcab877
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 7:27:12 AM

I noticed the same thing recently with GB_Direct at Valero's on Edgebrook & Beamer. I wonder what's going on here.
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 8:45:05 AM

GB_Direct continues to post Valero -.02 lower that the pump price and the sign price, I have no idea why, the location is 5091 FM-2351 & Blackhawk Blvd.

[Edited by: bladecutter at 7/30/2014 9:47:26 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2014 10:37:48 PM

Anybody else having trouble with the "new and improved" price reporting system? I accidentally posted a diesel price at a kroger that does not sell diesel, when I was half asleep. I have been trying to delete the post for more than 24 hours. A close neighbor has also been trying to delete it. We tried the 9.99 method, the 0.00 method, and even trying to claim the price is 8.99 or 25 cents, and nothing seems to be working. sent a note to the mods, but do not expect an answer for about a week
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Message Posted: Jun 1, 2014 10:30:38 AM

Removed about 7 credit prices from the high price list.
I don't understand why anyone would pay credit at a station that charges you 30 to 60 cents more per gallon.
If I was on "E" I could scrape up enough change to get to the next station!
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Message Posted: May 28, 2014 9:14:29 AM

Deleted 2 postings by MAC48 in Pearland, the same 2 as yesterday. 1. Murphy USA gave the correct vaddress but then added (Main St=SH35) 2. HEB gave the correct address but then added (FM518=Broadway St)
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Message Posted: May 27, 2014 2:53:06 PM

Deleted 2 postings in Pearland by MAC48, 1.Murphy USA entered correct address than added (Main St=SH35). 2.HEB entered correct address but added (FM518=Broadway St)
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Message Posted: May 26, 2014 10:47:17 PM

Deleted 2 postings in Pearland by MAC48. 1.Murphy USA, entered correct address then added (Main St=SH35) 2.Kroger, entered correct address then added (Broadway st=FM518)
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Message Posted: May 25, 2014 10:52:14 PM

Deleted 2 Murphy USA postings in Pearland,1.Murphy USA posted correct address then added (Main St=SH35). 2 Murphy USA posted correct address then added (FM518=Broadway st.
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Message Posted: May 24, 2014 10:58:23 PM

Deleted 2 postings in Pearland by MAC48, 1. Murphy USA, posted correct address then added Main St=SH35). 2.Kroger, posted correct address then added (Broadway St=FM518)
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Message Posted: May 23, 2014 10:50:07 PM

Deletede 3 postings in Pearland by MAC48, 1. HEB entered correct address then added (FM518=Broadway). 2. Murphy USA entered correct address then added (Main St=SH35) 3. Murphy USA entered correct address then added (FM518=Broadway St)
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Message Posted: May 22, 2014 10:44:33 PM

MAC48 posted an HEB store in Pearland, gave the correct address then added (FM518=Broadway St), that made it a duplicate entry and IO deleted it.
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Message Posted: May 22, 2014 4:06:26 PM

MAC48 posted a price for Murphy USA in Pearland, gave the correct address but then added (FM518=Broadway), I deleted because it created multiple postings.
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 7:24:56 AM

Only had to remove one credit price off the highest price list!
Maybe people are finally learning! (or I'm getting some help removing them)
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 7:40:19 AM

Removed the daily credit prices of the highest price list. (Some twice)
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Message Posted: May 9, 2014 6:43:08 AM

Removed five daily "credit price" postings from highest price list.
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2014 8:51:40 PM

On Jan 16, 2014 7:04:23 AM, paulcab877 wrote:

>Here's how I handle gift/loyalty cards.

Except, as a number of people told me when I asked the question, it's not in accordance with the way gift/loyalty cards are to be handled.

>Most people who buy gas at these stations do so because they have the
>loyalty card. If you can use the loyalty card at the pump or walk to a
>cashier and buy a gift card ( which you would have to do if paying cash)
>then I post the discount price.

In "Talk Back To Us" I asked the question. Only prices that can be obtained by the direct exchange of dead presidents (without any intermediary loyalty or payment card) are to be counted as cash prices. So, the two stations in Webster I have been reporting as having cash prices don't really have cash prices. At the Chevron, their sign flat-out says they charge the same price for credit, cash, and debit. At Phillips 66, I one time went there when their card acceptance system was down. Had to pay cash, yet I got the credit price.


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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 7:17:42 PM

Deleted 3 postings in Pearland, 1.Murphy USA posted the correct then added(Broadway St=FM-518), 2.HEB, posted the correct address then added (FM-518=Broadway St), 3. Murphy USA posted the correct address then added (Main St=SH-35) All posting cause duplicate entries.
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2014 7:15:09 PM

Deleted 2 postings by MAC48 in Pearland, 1-Murphy USA, added the correct address and the added(FM-518=Broadway), 2-HEB-posted vthe correct address but then added (FM-518=Broadway, making both postings duplicate entries.
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 9:50:26 PM

Deleted 2 postings by MAC48, 1 in Friendswood, Kroger, he posted the correct address then added (Edgewood Dr=FM-2351, Friendswood Dr = FM-518), that made for multiple entries. 1 in Pearland, HEB, he posted the correct address then added(FM-518 = Broadway), that made for a multiple entry.
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 3:37:32 PM

Deleted 2 postings by MAC48, 1 in Pearland, Murphy USA, gave the correct address but added (FM518=Broadway). 1 in Friendswood, Kroger gave correct address but then added (Edgewood Dr=FM2351, Friendswood dr=FM-518)which makes for duplicate entries.
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 10:45:06 PM

Deleted a posting by MAC48 in Friendswood for Kroger, had the correct address but then added to it, "Edgewood Dr=FM2351 & Friendswood Dr=Fm518"
This made it a duplicate posting and I deleted it.
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:39:12 PM

Deleted 2 postings by MAC48, 1 in Pearland & 1 in Friendswood. Pearland listing was Murphy, he entered the correct address & then added "Broadway ST=FM518". The Friendswood listing was Kroger, he had the correct address but added "Edgewood Dr=FM-2351, Friendswood Dr=FM-518".
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:36:57 AM

Deleted a posting by MAC48 in Pearland, It was an HEB posting, he had the correct address but added to it this "FM-518=Broadway"
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:45:01 PM

Deleted 3 postings of MAC48 because he can't help himself. 1. Murphy USA, gave correct address but added (Main St = SH35) 2. HEB, gave correct address but added (FM-518 = Broadway) 3. Kroger, gave correct address but added (Edgewood Dr = FM2351, Friendswood Dr = FM-518) The additions make for duplicate listings and the reason I deleted them
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 10:52:49 PM

Deleted a posting by MAC48 in Pearland of Murphy, had the correct address but then added to it making duplicate postings.
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 10:46:52 PM

Deleted a posting by MAC48 In Friendswood, it was a post of Kroger and he had the correct address but then he added to it, which made it incorrect.
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 7:47:36 AM

Deleted a posting by MAC48 in Pearland, HEB address posted wrong.
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2014 5:47:36 AM

Deleted a post by MAC48 for incorrect address at Kroger in Friendswood.
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 5:50:34 AM

Removed "7 days food store" posted at 3.01 by newbie pcjunky.

Also removed five daily credit posts off highest price list!
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 5:21:03 PM

Clueless rookie "IM5" posted a Diesel price at the Chevron on Bay Area Boulevard in Webster. The only Chevron in Webster that has Diesel fuel is the one at Kobayashi Road and NASA Parkway.

I zeroed out the post.

Hopefully, the GasBuddy programmers have it in their bucket list to interlock the MSL with app data entry so clueless rookies can't enter prices for fuels the station doesn't sell. They already require that the cash/credit flag be set in the MSL before you can enter a cash price.
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2014 6:43:47 AM

Most people use this site to find low gas prices, not to find where they can spend 65¢ more per gallon if they use a credit card. That's what the comment line is for but not the price posts ( per GasBuddy price posting rules).
I will continue to remove any credit prices that I can verify, especially ones appearing on the highest price list.
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2014 12:21:43 PM

I say leave those stations with the ridiculous high prices. Their cash prices are probably ridiculous also, and it warns the rest of us to look for fuel before getting stuck at one of those places. Not sure which ones you are cancelling, because I have not seen any of them, though I did see a really ridiculous price on a station by the medical center last week.

On another note, regarding the special station cards. I like to fill my tank when I get fuel. I cannot do that if I have to pre-pay. If I buy a $50.00 card and it does not fill the tank, I cannot check my mpg accurately for that leg of the trip, or that particular day. On the other hand, if it only takes $47.85 to fill the tank, then I have a card with $2.15 on it that must be used at that company, meaning I must buy something from one of their stations again even if I do not wish to do so. And so I report the cash price for those places even though it is often higher than the special brand card price, and I try not to patronize those establishments. (And yes, I have told this to the owner of the convenience store where I occasionally waste my money on lottery tickets and beer, when he asks me why I never buy his fuel.)
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 1:40:31 PM

Removed the lowest price on the board of a station that had the comment ( location closed no gas) Really???
Also deleted daily 5 off highest price list with ridiculous credit prices posted!
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2014 10:13:48 AM

A Cit-go Listing at Highway 35 and FM 2351 was deleted because it is not in Friendswood.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 3:25:09 PM

Cookman1 is posting Beaumont gas prices on the Houston page.

$2.99
Unbranded
1410 W Virginia St Beaumont Tx 77705
(Under new management come and see our awesome deal)
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 7:04:11 AM

Removed three stations from the highest price list due to the posting of credit prices.

Texaco Baytown
Citgo Alvin
Citgo 249 at Hollister

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2014 6:15:45 AM

I was able to check yesterday on another station that regularly appears on the highest price list.

Citgo, Tomball Parkway at Hollister.

Please remove this station anytime you see it along with the four others I previously listed!

Members post the credit price at these stations which are as much as 65¢ per gallon higher then the cash/gift card prices!
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2014 7:00:26 AM

Here's another station that needs to be deleted from the highest price list every day because member/s post the credit price.
Texaco, North Main at Baker, Baytown

If you can check any of the stations that appear daily on the highest price list please do so. I know the stations on Chartres downtown are legit and the Chevron at San Felipe and West Loop. I'm skeptical of any CITGO but I don't want to delete them unless I'm sure
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2014 4:29:26 PM

Pigfuzz entered a price for Diesel fuel of $3.60 a gallon at the Chevron at 1043 W Bay Area Blvd & Gateway Drive.

This is one of the stations I update every day when I run errands. I am intimately familiar with the station. They have no Diesel fuel unless it's in the ladies' restroom. There is none in the men's room or the fuel pumps.

I zeroed the offending price and I'm going to send a nasty gram to Pigfuzz. Fortunately, I have my iPad with me as well as my iPhone or I would not be able to.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2014 7:04:23 AM

Here's how I handle gift/loyalty cards.
Most people who buy gas at these stations do so because they have the loyalty card. If you can use the loyalty card at the pump or walk to a cashier and buy a gift card ( which you would have to do if paying cash) then I post the discount price.
I do not post the discount price if you have to go to another location and purchase a gift card ( Murphy USA -Walmart) or buy $100 worth of groceries or a car wash.
The ultimate goal of this site is to find the lowest gas price, without making an additional purchase or having to leave the location.

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:10:32 PM

On Jan 4, 2014 10:07:05 AM, datsundriver wrote:

>A lot of stations, particularly Citgo, with Chevron and Texaco not far behind,
>are putting a special price, available only with a company cash card or
>loyalty card, as the top price on their sign. This is not even a "cash" price.

A stored-value card (cash card, gift card) is not cash. It is a piece of merchandise. If you look around, you can find stored-value cards on sale for less than face value. Before Christmas, I got four $10 iTunes gift cards for $31.96.

US Government agrees with my assertion about stored-value cards. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center gave away Subway gift cards last June to incentivize potential donors. Yet the donors who got the gift cards qualified as volunteer donors. OK to give away gift cards, not OK to pay cash.

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 1:52:55 PM

MAC48 posted a price for Murphy in Pearland but added to the address Broadway= FM518. I deleted it.
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2014 7:20:51 AM

MAC48 posted the wrong address for a Murphy store in Pearland, actually he had the correct address and then he added to it.
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2014 10:07:05 AM

Disturbing trend with new signage.
A lot of stations, particularly Citgo, with Chevron and Texaco not far behind, are putting a special price, available only with a company cash card or loyalty card, as the top price on their sign. This is not even a "cash" price. As a result, a lot of GasBuddies are posting what they think is a cash price, when it is not. This would be the same as Kroger or Randalls posting the cheap price on the top of their sign, and then in small print "with $100.00 of groceries". Car washes are infamous for this, posting a price $.20 cents lower than the nearby stations, and in small print "with $30.00 car wash".
GasBuddies need to be aware of this, and post the true price available to everyone, not a price with a loyalty card, or by jumping through hoops like wal-mart was making people do several months ago.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 7:30:49 AM

I delete 3 posts almost daily from the high price list because people post the credit price.
CITGO, Hwy 6,Alvin
CITGO, 2920 & Falvel
Chevron, Spencer Hwy, Pasadena

Please feel free to help!
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2013 11:23:27 AM

MAC48 Posted 2 Murphy stores in Pearland with the wrong addresses, I deleted them.
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2013 12:09:07 PM

MAC48 posted Murphy in Pearland, he puts the address in correct and then adds (Broadway=518). I deleted it.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 11:24:55 PM

MAC48 posted another Murphy address wrong tonight and was deleted by me.
This was in Pearland.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 12:02:30 PM

MAC48 again posted a Murphy station with the wrong address.This is in Pearland.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 10:45:49 PM

MAC48 post the wrong address on a Murphy station in Pearland.
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