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Re: gas when you have a chance...


From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Feb 28 2003 - 12:48:29 PST

Sounded good at the time...I guess there's more to it than I thought! Your
suggestion to consume less gas is better.
Judy Nagel
Sax Arts & Crafts
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sid Miller" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 2:41 PM
Subject: Re: gas when you have a chance...

> OK Judy, I really hate this kind of mind-set.
> Let's just take this a bit further....we're not buying from the big guys
for the
> rest of the
> year, no matter what, till they charge $1.30.
> We don't care if they make enough to pay their employees or
> suppliers--heck--let them all suffer .
> People have the idea that "big guys" can take huge hits. Haven't you
> how many BIG companies
> have been dying and closing lately--K-mart, TWA, etc.
> I've been thinking that art supplies are out of reach---how about if we
take the
> big guy--Sax, I'd bet, and
> no matter what, don't order from them till their prices drop 25%. Can't
> think of a hundred reasons
> why this is a bad idea?? I don't have any connection to the gas business,
> in fact if the prices double it
> will just about put us out of business, but how about if all of us stop
> car hogs and seriously cut down
> our personal consumption of gas. How about if we all take responsible
> personally for things and do our
> part.
> Judy Nagel wrote:For the rest of this year, DON"T purchase ANY gasoline
from the
> two biggest
> companies (which now are one), EXXON and MOBIL. If they are not selling
> they will be
> inclined to reduce their prices. If they reduce theirprices, the other
> will have to follow suit.
> send this to 10 people and DON"T purchase ANY gasoline fromEXXON and
> That's all.
> > >
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