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04-11-08, 10:38 PM #1
Gas at $0.35/gallon
WILMINGTON, N.C. - Traffic was backed up and police were called to control the crowd after a Wilmington gas station accidentally set the pump price at 35 cents a gallon.
The Wilmington Star-News reported Friday that hundreds of drivers flooded a BP station for the cheap gas after the price dropped around 9 a.m. Thursday.
Station employee Shane Weller said the price for premium gasoline was supposed to be $3.35 a gallon. He complained that customers paid the cheaper price all day without saying a word.
It was all the extra traffic that led station employees to the mistake around 6 p.m. They found it after calling their district manager, looking for permission to changing the price as a way of stemming the flow of customers.
I am guessing employee Shane Weller isn't too bright. I am also guessing Shane Weller is looking for a new job.
04-11-08, 10:49 PM #2
I can guarantee you he is.
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04-12-08, 12:13 AM #4
Could anybody be that stupid?
Me thinks he probably figured out the mistake long before nine hours, and called all his friends.
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I hope they hire him at our local gas station.Stay safe, let's all go home.
04-13-08, 12:08 PM #6
They can hire him here where I live..my tank is on empty...hope I make it home from workLife is not measured by the breaths we take,its measured by the moments that take our breath away
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