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Old 17 March 2011, 08:30 PM
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Read This! Boycott Gasoline? Why Gas Urban Legends Won't Affect Prices

The gas boycott that has been called for in some form of a chain letter since 1999 is based on a flawed premise. The "gas out" doesn't ask people to use less gas, only to change their date of purchase and buy it a day earlier or later than they normally would, according to a analysis of the rumor.
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