Gas boycott

Chuck0 chuck at
Sat Mar 11 07:53:05 PST 2000

>Subject: Gas boycott
>This message was received and mindlessly forwarded -
>please forward it to other nimrods!
>Anytime we can stick it to a proverbial,
>easily-demonized "them" it's a good day to act like an
>idiot. Last year on April 30,1999 a gas-out was staged
>across Canada and the U.S. to celebrate our peculiarly
>American, SUV-loving, suburban sprawl oriented,
>over-indulgent, fatass lifestyle, and regardless of
>whether or not it worked, it was stupid as shit, so
>obviosuly a lot of people thought it was a good idea.
>It's time to do something stupid and selfish about it
>This time, let's make it for three days instead of
>just one because its really, really hard to suddenly
>stop being a total dick at the end of one day. The oil
>cartel decided to slow production to drive up gasoline
>prices (as they have done repeatedly over the past 30
>years, yet we still have not learned to curb our
>dependence on fossil fuels and in fact are now driving
>even bigger, less fuel efficient vehicles cuz we are a
>bunch of dumbass mutherfuckers). Let's see how many
>Canadian/American people we can get to band together
>for a three-day period in April, NOT TO BUY ANY
>GASOLINE during those three days. LET'S HAVE A
>GAS-OUT. Do not buy any gasoline from APRIL 7, 2000,
>THROUGH APRIL 9, 2000. Of course, since there is no
>way our lazy fat asses would ever dream of actually
>walking down to the Starbucks for that
>megagrandilissimo latte we so desperately crave, or
>taking public transportation down to Banana Gapublic
>to buy another fully coordinated set of adult sized
>Garanimals, we will just stay at home for three days,
>day-trading internet stocks. Buy what you need before
>the dates listed above or after (hence negating any
>possible short term market effects that we might
>create), but try not to buy any during the GAS OUT.
>If you want to help, just send this to every freakin
>moron you know and ask them to do the same, to which
>their neolithically pea-sized brains will undoubtedly
>agree. We didn't bring the prices down once before,
>but we can ignore microeconomic principles again! Come
>on North America, let's stand together like the
>consumers of a disproportionate amount of natural
>resources that we are. WE MAY NOT MAKE A DIFFERENCE
>Even if you receive this 100 times keep passing it
>around, this way you know everyone is being cerebrally
>clubbed into submission and no one will forget to act
>like a choad, and we can suck up lots of bandwidths
>just like we clog up the roads with our Lexus SUVs and
>Ford Excursions!!!!!!!!

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