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I just saw this and I think it's crazy, and I think that aside from the USA's consumption the amount we British use for the size of our tiny island is crazy! Although we do seem to pay a very high premium for it which I don't beleive is fair at all!

How much petrol do you use a week? I typically use about £20-25 a week getting to and from work which equates to about 20 litres of unleaded petrol.
FatherTed
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Well my motorbike costs me about £7-8 a week. One of mybest mates ST however, costs him up to about £90 a week.
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Mekstizzle
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+3,610|5700|London, England
Wow, Turkish people get royally screwed when it comes to petrol price. I thought we had it worst.



Americans, now can you stop talking about high petrol prices!
usmarine
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Mekstizzle wrote:

Americans, now can you stop talking about high petrol prices!
No
Turquoise
O Canada
+1,596|5484|North Carolina
Holy mother of god...  I knew we used a lot, but shit...  "Addicted to oil" is an understatement....

I'm surprised the price hasn't gone up more for us, given that info.
dill13
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Milk.org wrote:

I just saw this and I think it's crazy, and I think that aside from the USA's consumption the amount we British use for the size of our tiny island is crazy! Although we do seem to pay a very high premium for it which I don't beleive is fair at all!

How much petrol do you use a week? I typically use about £20-25 a week getting to and from work which equates to about 20 litres of unleaded petrol.
how many people live in england and how many non petrol power plants do you have

Last edited by dill13 (2007-07-11 15:38:42)

Mekstizzle
WALKER
+3,610|5700|London, England

usmarine2005 wrote:

Mekstizzle wrote:

Americans, now can you stop talking about high petrol prices!
No
Accept that we get more screwed!

You know even 1.8 liter engines sounds abit much now, i'm going to stick to 1.6 and below.
FatherTed
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Mekstizzle wrote:

usmarine2005 wrote:

Mekstizzle wrote:

Americans, now can you stop talking about high petrol prices!
No
Accept that we get more screwed!

You know even 1.8 liter engines sounds abit much now, i'm going to stick to 1.6 and below.
Well ive got a 0.125 litre so
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dill13
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I just read the population of Britain is 60 million thats twice the population of canada and we have alot of alternate power plants and stilluse twice as much fuel as you i really dont think that yours is so bad.
FathomsDown
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+19|5731|England
My X5 costs about £80 for a tank of diesel. It does do about 35mpg though so its not that much of a gas guzzler.

I remember the last time I was in the US and one of the car adverts was boating about the "amazing 20mpg" on one of their cars.... I nearly fell off my bar stool!
Turquoise
O Canada
+1,596|5484|North Carolina

FathomsDown wrote:

My X5 costs about £80 for a tank of diesel. It does do about 35mpg though so its not that much of a gas guzzler.

I remember the last time I was in the US and one of the car adverts was boating about the "amazing 20mpg" on one of their cars.... I nearly fell off my bar stool!
LOL....  We do have more fuel efficient vehicles, and they have started to catch on in sales, but we do have a long way to go.

You have an X5, and you live in Britain?  Geez, you must be loaded...  lol  I bet the taxes on that thing were lethal....
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sexecuti0ner
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Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Turquoise
O Canada
+1,596|5484|North Carolina

sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Try adding all of the people on the list, and then compare the population total to our own population.  That part should amaze you.  China alone has way more people than us.

Last edited by Turquoise (2007-07-11 16:25:54)

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Milk.org
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sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Are you for real?
Miller
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Turquoise wrote:

sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Try adding all of the people on the list, and then compare the population total to our own population.  That part should amaze you.  China alone has way more people than us.
And far fewer vehicles... China may be growing, but the populace is still poor.
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sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Back to school NOW.
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FathomsDown
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+19|5731|England

Turquoise wrote:

You have an X5, and you live in Britain?  Geez, you must be loaded...  lol  I bet the taxes on that thing were lethal....
£180 for six months road tax and all the fuel duty make it about average. Its the first time I've had an X5, I'd always had 3 series before that (from my first car) so I'm sort of used to it.
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sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
I guess you missed some geography classes there.

btw. I walk/bus/train, saves me loads of money.

Last edited by PureFodder (2007-07-11 16:32:16)

sexecuti0ner
What kinda guy are you are?
+148|5311

Milk.org wrote:

sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Are you for real?
I'm not saying that we don't use a lot of gas, I'm just saying that this graph is structured to make America seem worse than it is.  To me, a per-capita graph would paint a better picture.
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sexecuti0ner wrote:

Milk.org wrote:

sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Are you for real?
I'm not saying that we don't use a lot of gas, I'm just saying that this graph is structured to make America seem worse than it is.  To me, a per-capita graph would paint a better picture.
Even per capita, it'd still be real bad for the US. The only country that would even get close would be Canada.

Last edited by PureFodder (2007-07-11 16:38:40)

Turquoise
O Canada
+1,596|5484|North Carolina

Miller wrote:

Turquoise wrote:

sexecuti0ner wrote:

Is it just me or is this graph stupid?  Of course America uses a lot of gas, but we have a lot more people than most of the countries on that list.  How about a graph that shows gas consumption per capita?
Try adding all of the people on the list, and then compare the population total to our own population.  That part should amaze you.  China alone has way more people than us.
And far fewer vehicles... China may be growing, but the populace is still poor.
True, but you can even leave out China.  Japan has tons of vehicles, and they have 127 million people.  That's nearly 1/2 of our population, and their standard of living is only slightly lower than ours.

Japan consumes a small fraction of what we do.  Then, throw in Germany...  They have plenty of cars and are close to our standard of living...  They have 80 million people.  The U.K. has 60 million and plenty of cars too.

Just those three countries alone are a total of 267 million people.  That's roughly 5/6 of our population (300 million), and the consumption looks like about 1/5 or 1/6 of ours.
Switch
Knee Deep In Clunge
+489|5543|Tyne & Wear, England
I luuurrrvve the smell of petrol.

I can't believe that Turkey get screwed even more than we do, especially considering their geographical location.
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Switch
Knee Deep In Clunge
+489|5543|Tyne & Wear, England

PureFodder wrote:

sexecuti0ner wrote:

Milk.org wrote:

Are you for real?
I'm not saying that we don't use a lot of gas, I'm just saying that this graph is structured to make America seem worse than it is.  To me, a per-capita graph would paint a better picture.
Even per capita, it'd still be real bad for the US. The only country that would even get close would be Canada.
QFT, I did a bit of research and found this. Sorry I couldn't convert it to a graph, but you get the picture.

https://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k5/Murta44/Pics/PetrolPerCapita.jpg

I'm afraid it really doesn't paint a better picture sexecuti0ner.

Source:  www.earthtrends.wri.org

Last edited by KILLSWITCH (2007-07-11 17:14:17)

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