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#6875043 - 08/31/17 04:24 PM Anyone on the road yet?
ThreePeppers Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 465
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
My son has to work until noon tomorrow so we'll be hitting 20 headed west about 1. Should make the lease by 5. All together now, westbound and down...

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#6875045 - 08/31/17 04:25 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
DirtNapTET Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/08/13
Posts: 619
Loc: America
Headed out this evening after 5 Stand League!
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#6875046 - 08/31/17 04:29 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
TiggerV Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 07/08/15
Posts: 190
Leaving work a little early tonight....Hitting road around 11am myself....

Roll 'em up, and TRUCKIN'

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#6875059 - 08/31/17 04:47 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
Theringworm Offline
Tracker

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 529
Loc: Midland, TX
I will caution you all to cognizant of the current dilemma if you are heading out west this weekend. The dang media has blown this "non-existent supposed gasoline shortage" up to the point it's causing mass hysteria. Gas stations are 30-70 cars deep currently in Midland. Several stations are already out of gas. I have heard from Dallas to San Angelo to Midland it is like this. Complete stupidity on the medias part and ignorance on the publics part in my opinion. I am not trying to add to this nonsense but you may find yourself out of gas if you aren't prepared for the craziness that is going on currently. Just be prepared and be safe.

Rant over.


Edited by Theringworm (08/31/17 06:12 PM)

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#6875085 - 08/31/17 05:22 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
colt45 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 8246
Loc: bastrop county
exactly
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#6875110 - 08/31/17 05:56 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: Theringworm]
Tff caribou Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 4027
Loc: Watauga, TX
Originally Posted By: Theringworm
I will caution you all to fill up at every gas station you can and to travel with an extra full gas can. The dang media has blown this "non-existent supposed gasoline shortage" up to the point it's causing mass hysteria. Gas stations are 30-70 cars deep currently in Midland. Several stations are already out of gas. I have heard from Dallas to San Angelo to Midland it is like this. Complete stupidity on the medias part and ignorance on the publics part in my opinion. I am not trying to add to this nonsense but you may find yourself out of gas if you aren't prepared for the craziness that is going on currently. Just be prepared and be safe.

Rant over.



So just contribute to the problem?
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#6875123 - 08/31/17 06:18 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
Theringworm Offline
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Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 529
Loc: Midland, TX
There, I edited it to be more clear. I am not suggesting to contribute to the problem, but if you are not prepared for what is currently happening or aware of it, you will have greater problems than what you were expecting.

Simply trying to give you all a heads up. You can do what you wish.

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#6875136 - 08/31/17 06:35 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
aeb Offline
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Registered: 06/06/10
Posts: 16299
Loc: West Texas
The gang is gathering around on my place.
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#6875144 - 08/31/17 06:41 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
dogcatcher Online   content
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 87962
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
In Abilene the gas situation was normal early this morning, by noon panic had set in. Lines started to get long and some places did run out of fuel.
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#6875202 - 08/31/17 07:49 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7711
Loc: DFW
It's stupid...it's was like a wildfire in a windstorm....the panic is creating the shortage. Facebook is a major contributor...but when the run begins there's a choice to make filler up or risk not getting any.

And I was going to be going to Conroe to see my grandson this weekend for his birthday party but now that's on hold. As much as I want to be there, I don't want to be there and not be able to make home because I can't find fuel.


Edited by Deerhunter61 (08/31/17 07:56 PM)

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#6875277 - 08/31/17 08:58 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
Espy Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/08/07
Posts: 3456
Loc: Eddy TX.
I hunt about 10 miles from the house so will leave the in the morning or should I go to town and and find some gas.
scratch rofl

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#6875293 - 08/31/17 09:12 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: Deerhunter61]
dogcatcher Online   content
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 87962
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
It's stupid...it's was like a wildfire in a windstorm....the panic is creating the shortage. Facebook is a major contributor...but when the run begins there's a choice to make filler up or risk not getting any.

And I was going to be going to Conroe to see my grandson this weekend for his birthday party but now that's on hold. As much as I want to be there, I don't want to be there and not be able to make home because I can't find fuel.


The same thing was happening a long time before Facebook ever showed up. I have seen more about the gas situation today on the news than any forum or Facebook.
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#6875368 - 08/31/17 11:17 PM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
BOONER Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/26/09
Posts: 5338
Loc: Brownwood,Tx
I'm in Florida, will there be gas when I get home? slinger

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#6875461 - 09/01/17 05:38 AM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: Theringworm]
decook Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/26/09
Posts: 1670
Loc: Montgomery, TX USA
Originally Posted By: Theringworm
There, I edited it to be more clear. I am not suggesting to contribute to the problem, but if you are not prepared for what is currently happening or aware of it, you will have greater problems than what you were expecting.

Simply trying to give you all a heads up. You can do what you wish.


I just read this. Thanks for the PSA Theringworm, I had no idea this was going on. I'll be leaving later this morning for Sonora.
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#6875485 - 09/01/17 06:55 AM Re: Anyone on the road yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
rogerh Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 04/26/13
Posts: 311
Loc: Lampasas
Loading now to go to Eldorado hopefully make it there and back on a tank of fuel. Taking
an extra 5 gal of diesel just in case.

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