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pcprof

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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2007 12:15:54 AM

This website:
Roll Back Prices
uses your drivers license as an ID to draft your bank account. Currently they save you about 16 cents a gallon under their regular price if you pay for your gas at the pump in this manner.

I seem to remember this topic coming up before but I can't remember where.

Anybody use this?
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2008 4:19:57 AM

I been using it for over a year w / no problems.

The Major Brand in Bastrop(Bastrop Grocery or the yellow store:
5¢ discount on diesel
5¢ discount on regular
15¢ discount on premium

The Major Brand in Cedar Creek:
10¢ discount on regular & diesel(No premium )

All Star(the old BP) in Bastrop:
10¢ discount on all grades.
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TxJewels78
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2008 12:54:47 PM

Heard of it. I just dont trust it.
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Vengel
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2008 12:48:24 PM

The Major Brand Quick and Go on Anderson just east of Burnet gives a 15 cent discount.

It's a good idea to post the discount in the comment section when reporting a price. Remember though that the undiscounted price is what needs to be reported.
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Vengel
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2008 12:45:14 PM

Why should rollbackprice.com not be included in a post? It seems to me that it's very topical for this site. That website saves me nearly $2.00 every time I fill up.

One thing I like about it is that you get a confirmation email at every fillup.
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melee757
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2008 7:53:19 AM

I've been using this a couple of months now and absolutely love it. The only drawback would be that there just aren't that many choices in stations that accept this type of payment, but since one of them is in my neighborhood it's great for me.
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2008 4:59:09 AM

From GM:

<<Please do not post the 'rollbackprice.com' address in your posts. Thanks.
Regards,
GM
GasBuddy Organization>>
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forrestc
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Message Posted: May 20, 2008 1:04:56 PM

opppssssss! 3.85 to 3.99
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VRRoom
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Message Posted: May 20, 2008 7:14:04 AM

"Today from Bastrop to N.Austin, Round Rock & Taylor, premium was 2.85-2.99"

I'm switching to PREMIUM!!!
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forrestc
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Message Posted: May 19, 2008 2:58:42 PM

I guess it should be stated that there is no set amount of discount.
It is determined by the retailer.
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forrestc
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Message Posted: May 18, 2008 8:23:14 PM

The Bastrop Grocery has decreased the discount to 5¢ for regular but has increase the discount to 15¢ for premium.
That's OK w/ me since I run premium in the Harley & don't drive the truck(regular) much anyway.

Today from Bastrop to N.Austin, Round Rock & Taylor, premium was 2.85-2.99

Premium frequently is more than 20¢ higher than regular.

I paid 3.729 for premium @ Bastrop Grocery today.

odd!!!!
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2008 8:04:00 AM

rollbackprice.com
10¢/gal. discount using your DL as a debit card @ the pump.

Bastrop Grocery(All Star Convenience), 521 Hwy 71, Bastrop TX
BP(All Star Convenience), 902 Chestnut, Bastrop TX
Major Brand(Hwy Food Mart), 2061 Hwy 71 W, Cedar Creek TX

Everytime Grocery, 2105 S. Congress Ave, Austin TX
Quick & Go 1901 W. Anderson Ln, Austin TX

All Star Convenience, 602 S. Key Ave, Lampasas TX
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2008 8:50:33 AM

FYI,
You can use your DL @ non participated stations w/o the discount, like a debit card.
Bastrop Grocery(Bastrop) will be set up in 2 weeks.
BP(Bastrop) will be set up in 4 weeks.(same owner/manager)
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2008 3:53:56 PM

I used mine yesterday @ Major Brand in Cedar Creekfor $2.69/gal.
Like pcprof saiad, the e-mail was here when I got to the house stating:
When
Where
How much
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pcprof
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 9:42:43 PM

No telling if they will add more locations "CPR", they seem to be expanding to some degree but I don't know when and where future expansion will be.
My guess is that the more they can overcome the hesitancy of people to use their TDL as a debit, the more they will expand.
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 7:20:24 AM

List of stations:

The station listed "coming soon" is Bastrop Grocery, already low @ 2.77.

[Edited by: forrestc at 2/10/2008 8:24:48 AM EST]
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 3:53:12 AM

Different places must give different discounts.
The Major Brand in Cedar Creek only gives a 10¢ discount.
They used to give a 5¢ cash discount.
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 3:36:08 AM

CPR, you could use it @ the Major Brand in Cedar Creek for the time you are driving to Bastrop. $2.69/gal.
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CPR54
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 3:27:48 AM

PC PROF do you think they will add locations if not its not worth me fooling with I am way out here on or near Webberville I did fill up at the everyday and 7-11 on s congress sat and the price for reg is $2.69 at both places we need some more of that My grandparents live in Travis Heights so its close when i am over there. cpr54
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2008 8:27:07 AM

Cedar Creek, Major Brand roll back price(10¢ discount) is 2.69/gal

BP(Bastrop) @ 2.779 & w/ BP Visa card(5% rebate) is 2.64/gal

I will stay w/ BP but it is nice to have a back up plan.

[Edited by: forrestc at 2/9/2008 9:30:50 AM EST]
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2008 5:39:17 AM

This probably should be the topic used since it has the correct spelling.(except in the message) rollbackprice.com

My account is active. (Next day)
Signed up 4:04AM Wed.
Verified deposit & activate account Thur. afternoon.



[Edited by: forrestc at 2/8/2008 6:41:55 AM EST]
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forrestc
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2008 4:04:29 AM

thanks for the info pcpro.
The Major Brand in Cedar Creek accepts rollbackprice.com

I just signed up.


[Edited by: forrestc at 2/6/2008 5:09:35 AM EST]
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pcprof
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2008 12:27:20 AM

A couple of months ago I broke down and took a chance on this program. I thought I'd share a little feedback on my experience with you.

Keep in mind that the website is www.rollbackprice.com - not rollbackpriceS.com

The signup process was easy. First, I filled out a very simple form - took all of 2 or three minutes. Next they put a small deposit in my checking account which I had to acknowledge via email. After that my "card" - i.e. TDL, was activated.

Use of their system is simple, you swipe your license at the pump just like a credit card and punch in a 4 digit pin. A record of each transaction is then emailed to me, and usually beats me home. The money is deducted from my account two or three days after the transaction date.

The biggest advantage of using this system is cost. The lowest price for regular on the Austin board as of this writing was $2.71 gal in Taylor. Lowest listed Austin city price was $2.78 gal in Central Austin. I filled up for $2.63 gal. at the Everyday on South Congress.

The biggest drawback is there are currently only three locations in this area, two in the Austin city limits. Since my job brings me to pretty much every part of town on a pretty regular basis, it is rarely out of the way to get to South Congress or Anderson Lane. Even if it was a little out of the way it would be worth it to make the trip. For example, the lowest price in my neighborhood today was $2.87. The trip to the South Congress location adds about 2.5 miles to the journey to buy gas but is easily paid for by the $.24 a gallon discount.

The biggest thing that gave me pause about joining this program was its use of the TDL at the pump. But I suppose in a way, this system of using your drivers license for ID is safer then using a debit or credit card because if you lose it, it is unlikely that someone will know that your drivers license is activated for use at a gas pump let alone know your pin. I also doubt that the retailer knows any more information about me then he could get from a credit card company.

There are some credit cards that give back cash discounts for gas purchases. This program is not quite in that league but is very close and for me worth the small effort it took to sign up.
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pcprof
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2007 1:32:35 PM

Thanks for the link.
I think where we are getting confused is in the difference between www.rollbackpriceS.com and www.rollbackpricE.com. The former is parked at GoDaddy the latter is an up and running web site. My link above goes to the latter.

I'm just wondering if anyone has tried using this service.



[Edited by: pcprof at 9/9/2007 2:35:15 PM EST]
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VRRoom
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2007 9:19:10 AM

Original topic
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kashmirton
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2007 1:12:27 AM

looks very interesting... a good idea, but I'm kind of afraid to try it. The company's website doesn't have any kind of validation from business sites or anything, and it's only available at 5 convenience stores. seems kinda odd.
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gmanc
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2007 12:21:49 AM

I think it was a Light Blue Vehicle
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