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Old 06-24-2008, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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While most people see high gas prices as serious problem, marketing gurus see them as an opportunity. It's almost impossible to turn on the TV, get gas or go shopping now without hearing about some great new way to cut down your gas bill. Many of these offers may sound tempting, but beware the fine print booby traps.

Topping the list of gas discount offers is Chrysler's $2.99-per-gallon promotion. But credit card companies, rental car firms and even local tourism boards all are making similar pitches. All of them should be taken with a grain of salt, or maybe taken with one of those little pills you drop in your gas tank to improve your gas mileage (kidding!).

Gas discounts full of booby traps - The Red Tape Chronicles - MSNBC.com (http://redtape.msnbc.com/2008/06/while-most-peop.html#posts - broken link)
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