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Clint357

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Message Posted: May 8, 2006 2:56:47 PM

My theory is that repeatedly milking the handle to get as much gas as possible in the tank runs the pump meter more than the actual amount of gas that goes into the tank. Do you squeeze in every last drop or quit when the auto shutoff quits?

Today I asked the Swifty attendant to fill it up but not to top off the tank. He asked me again later to confirm I wanted a fill and I said yes but don't top it off after the automatic shutoff. So then I look back in the rearview mirror and he's topping it off. I asked him a third time to please don't top it off and he says, "I'm not, I'm just rounding it up to $38.00." After I'd already paid with a credit card so there was no point in rounding it off. Now I'm boycotting Swifty. It's not worth the aggravation to save a penny a gallon.
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dental man
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2015 5:07:22 PM

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NightMagic
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2015 3:41:20 PM

yes
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Versa808
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2015 12:27:58 AM

Yes!
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john382
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2015 10:22:20 PM

Just to round up
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NightMagic
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2015 3:34:16 PM

yes
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2015 3:48:50 AM

top off
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Versa808
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Yes!
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john382
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2015 11:25:00 PM

round up that's all
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NightMagic
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2015 9:39:07 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2015 2:43:15 PM

no
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skipashton
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2015 1:39:45 PM

I like to round to the next dollar amount if I can.
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dental man
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2015 11:20:16 AM

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michael562
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2015 9:42:55 AM

yes
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nyuknyuk49
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yes
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X Wolf
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2015 8:19:29 AM

yes always
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fiberguy
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2015 11:43:08 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2015 7:26:16 PM

Y
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NightMagic
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2015 4:53:53 PM

yes
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chocolate52
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2015 11:02:39 AM

I try to squeeze every bit of gas into my tank!
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X Wolf
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2015 9:49:14 AM

yes always
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NightMagic
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yes
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scavs
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2015 12:16:27 PM

No, pointless to round off...that's a mental thing.

I dislike Full Service, it's not even full service like it's meant to be.
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dental man
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2015 11:27:40 AM

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webhead88
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2015 11:22:26 AM

sometimes I top up.
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2015 4:32:37 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2015 3:27:19 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2015 2:38:09 AM

At times
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NightMagic
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2015 10:58:06 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2015 10:13:53 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2015 10:07:28 AM

yes always
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NightMagic
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2015 6:40:37 PM

yes
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SurelySunny
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2015 5:08:01 PM

This is new to me so I always was topping up to check the mileage per litre. But now on I have decided not to top up as anyways I pay by CC and doesnt need to check mileage everytime!
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2015 2:58:05 PM

no
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SDGAOKKSCOMOM
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2015 12:40:29 PM

Yes I will usually round up!!
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dental man
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2015 11:53:22 AM

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X Wolf
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2015 10:53:41 AM

yes always
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2015 9:42:29 PM

Yes
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yes
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yes
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2015 6:09:01 AM

I usually round up
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2015 4:36:17 AM

I do not round off but I do carry it up to the nearest 0.25 cent denomination! I am not a fan of loose change in the pocket!
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2015 3:58:32 AM

Yes!
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yes
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2015 12:10:52 AM

sometimes
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2015 11:05:21 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2015 4:13:46 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2015 9:59:58 AM

yes always
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2015 6:08:58 AM

I usually top off
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Yes!
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2015 9:54:08 PM

no
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yes
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