High gas prices and caving

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Have gas prices changed your caving plans.

Yes, I don't go as often.
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14%
Yes, I try to carpool when possible.
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25%
No, I go anyway.
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58%
No, I drive a hybrid.
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No votes
Yes, I'm hitchhiking more.
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3%
 
Total votes : 65

Postby Squirrel Girl » Oct 19, 2005 4:57 pm

Great guys. So find someone who is willing to carpool from DC to Lewisburg with me. It's 5 hours each way. It's been a year since I've known of anyone doin' the drive. So instead, it's me spendin' $60 +/- and drivin' solo. I sure don't do it often.
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Postby Scott McCrea » Oct 19, 2005 5:08 pm

Kevin (the other half of Swaygo) goes to Marlinton about once a month, sometimes more. That will get you about an hour from Lewisburg. :there yet:
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Postby Squirrel Girl » Oct 19, 2005 5:36 pm

Scott McCrea wrote:Kevin (the other half of Swaygo) goes to Marlinton about once a month, sometimes more. That will get you about an hour from Lewisburg. :there yet:
Will he let me go caving with him???? :)
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Postby Jep » Oct 19, 2005 6:20 pm

Hey Barbara. How come I can drive to your neck of the woods in 4 hours then? I do agree that I've not been traveling to your neck of the woods as often, though. Gas went down to $2.49.9 today at the Go Mart. We had a great conference here to educate city and county planners about karst and ground water issues. Thanks Jesse, Carol, Wil, Jeff, Joey and all the others. Lots of good info was disseminated. Jep.
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Postby Squirrel Girl » Oct 19, 2005 6:42 pm

Jep wrote:Hey Barbara. How come I can drive to your neck of the woods in 4 hours then?
Because I stop to pee and refill my soda and while I drive fast, I like to keep it down so I don't have to worry about getting ticketed? 'Cuz I have to leave in rush hour traffic?

Don't know, but it comes closer to 5 hours than 4 for me to make it. Guess I'm just not as good of a human being as you.
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Postby Scott McCrea » Oct 19, 2005 6:47 pm

Squirrel Girl wrote:Will he let me go caving with him???? :)

Question is, will you let him go with you? :wink:

Ask him: kevin@swaygogear.com
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Postby Jep » Oct 19, 2005 6:49 pm

Guess I don't ever hit the traffic like you do. And I really think you are SUPER :grin: Jep.
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Postby Squirrel Girl » Oct 19, 2005 7:12 pm

Jep wrote:Guess I don't ever hit the traffic like you do. And I really think you are SUPER :grin: Jep.
And I think you're super, too JEP 8)

I can't say exactly how much worse it is on the outbound than the inbound. But it's still closer to 5 hours for me. It's just that taking into account peeing (and as a woman, I can't be more than a minute slower than you :wink: ), I couldn't think of any other excuses.

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Will he let me go caving with him????

Question is, will you let him go with you?
Hmm. Good question. Hadn't thought of it that way. But, alas, since you two succumbed to my sucking up and gave me a neato, torpedo Swaygo Tshirt, I do have to have fond feelings for you two.
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Postby Caver1402 » Oct 24, 2005 11:54 am

Here's a nice way to find "cheaper" gas prices w/o having to drive around:
http://autos.msn.com/everyday/gasstatio ... =&src=Netx
It's pretty accurate, too, because I used it this past weekend.
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