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I'd love to have $2.00 per gallon gas here in Finland,
but the reality is it's $4.40 and we don't complain.
Just accept the fact that gas prices might stay
high in the US and move on. Make some changes
in your driving patterns, and if it's possible switch
to a more fuel efficient vehicle.
 

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Quote: First off I would like to say good for you and yours. But the people that are affected the most by rising gas prices are the people who have to drive 100+ miles a day to get back and forth from work each day. Such as I. You do the math.
I think you will be a little more understanding. Gas prices need to go down plain and simple,anyone else like rising gas prices, I think not.


First off you have not said why you need to travel such distances in Oklahoma.
It can't be that housing is so expensive it forces you to drive 100+ miles per
day. Gas prices might stay around $2.00 per gallon. You might need to just
except that. Nobody likes rising gas prices, but wishing they'll go down might
not be real at this time. Take a deep breath, relax and quite complaining.
 

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This is the problem. The vast majority of people who live outside the US or Canada don't understand our driving habbits, because they live in an area that has had thousands of years to develop. When real cities and towns began in North America, the horse was already a widely adopted means of transportation, so things were a little bit more spread out (you didn't have to walk everywhere). Cities were generally spaced rather far apart, because there was so much land available. It's not always practical to live where you work in this country,

I do understand the driving habits of North Americans, as I am an ex-patriate
living in Scandinavia. The real problem here is that some North Americans are
resisting a change in driving habits. Driving less, buying more fuel effecient
vehicles involve lifestyle changes. I doubt that some are willing to do that.
Make the changes and see how much easier things will be for you budget,
and attitude.
 
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