Friday, 23 May 2008

Why Not Give This A Try.

Hello everyone, Tonight I have a bit of a different post. My brother in law John passed this email on to me, it concerns the cost of fuel, something which is affecting us all, not just people who own cars but everyone who buys things transported/delivered buy truck etc. It all goes on the price you have to pay. Anyway here is the mail, it will explain itself and if you wish you can copy and paste this to an email and send it to as many friends as you can.
See what you think and pass it on if you agree with itWe are hitting £1.15.9 a litre in some areas now, soon we will be faced with paying £1.20 a ltr. 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, we need to take aggressive action to teach them that BUYERS control the market place 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 wimp out at this point... keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach millions of people!!I am sending this note to a lot 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. That's all. (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 8days!!! 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 69p a LITRE RANGEIt's easy to make this happen. Just forward this email, and buy your petrol at Shell, Asda,Tesco, Sainsburys, Morrisons Jet etc. i.e. boycott BP and EssoWorth a shot? I think so.
Well I will get off now as I need to get my hiking stuff together as I plan on taking a walk tomorrow and hopefully it will turn out better than the last one did.
Have a good weekend,


Jim said...

Hi Bob, this plan might work. I don't buy at those stations anyway, except for BP when we visit Iowa. In eastern Iowa BP has been very competitive in pricing.

Our daughter works for BP in Houston. She needs her job, they have laid off a lot to do cost saving.

Jim said...

My sister lives in Iowa, we live in Texas, about 1200 miles away.

Anonymous said...

Hi Bob,
I'm sorry to hear that your Mum's lilac tree was blown over . . . i bet you'll take lots of starts from it.