Re: a dumb query? pls humor me
Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 02:03:43PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> >> Be thankful that they even know what GNU/Linux is.
>> > People should have to pass a competency test before being allowed to
>> > use a computer.
>> Let's not get too hasty, we're just finally to the point where Oregon
>> expects people to know how to drive before driving.
> yeah, but Oregon still doesn't trust me to pump my own gas. Of course,
> with some of the crap I see around here, that's probably a good thing.
You can pump your own gas in Oregon, just join a membership cardlock
station. You sign a waiver making it technically a form of employment with
no hours. Self service prices in Oregon are comparable to what they are in
Washington, and about 30 cents a gallon more than minimum service. Why
make such a big deal about doing the gas station's job for them when it
just costs more?