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  1. KISMET

    1,322 posts.
    just rec'd this mail. I'm in.........


    Subject: petrol pricing


    A very interesting idea...will it work ?

    Want petrol prices to come down? We need to take some intelligent,
    united
    action.


    Philip Hollsworth, offered this good idea: This makes MUCH MORE SENSE
    than
    the "don't buy petrol on a certain day" campaign that was going around
    last April or May! The oil companies just laughed at that because they
    knew we wouldn't continue to "hurt ourselves" by refusing to buy
    petrol.
    It was more of an inconvenience to us than it was a problem for them.


    BUT, whoever thought of this idea, has come up with a plan that can
    really
    work. Please read it and join in!


    Now that the oil companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us to
    think that the cost of a litre is CHEAP at $1.05 $1.08, we need to take
    aggressive action to teach them that BUYERS control the marketplace not
    sellers. With the price of petrol going up more each day, we consumers
    need to take action. The only way we are going to see the price of
    petrol
    come down is if we hit someone in the pocket by not purchasing their
    Petrol! And we can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves.


    Here's the idea:

    For the rest of this year, DON'T purchase ANY petrol from the two
    biggest
    oil companies (which now are one), ESSO and BP. If they are not selling
    any petrol, they will be inclined to reduce their prices. If they reduce
    their prices, the other companies will have to follow suit.


    But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of Esso and
    BP
    petrol buyers. It's really simple to do!! Now, don't whimp out on me at
    this point...keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach
    millions of people!!


    I am sending this note to alot of people. If each of you send it to at
    least ten more (30 x 10 = 300)... and those 300 send it to at least ten
    more (300 x 10 = 3,000) .. and so on, by the time the message reaches
    the
    sixth generation of people, we will have reached over THREE MILLION
    consumers!


    If those three million get excited and pass this on to ten friends
    each,
    then 30 million people will have been contacted! If it goes one level
    further, you guessed it... .. THREE HUNDRED MILLION PEOPLE!!!


    Again, all You have to do is send this to 10 people and NOT buy at
    ESSO/BP.
    How long would all that take? If each of us sends this email out to ten
    more people within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people could
    conceivably be contacted within the next 8 days!!! I'll bet you didn't
    think you and I had that much potential, did you! Acting together we can
    make a difference. If this makes sense to you, please pass this message
    on.

    PLEASE HOLD OUT UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES TO THE .85 a LITRE RANGE

    Action: It's easy to make this happen. Just forward this email and buy
    your
    petrol anywhere else boycott BP and Esso

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