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There's genuine people out there who have been having difficulty trying to get fuel to get to work ...I use a company van where the fuel is paid for ..however I've been searching around last night and tonight with a 10 litre Jerry can so I can fill up the ST with at least enough so I can use it considering it only has 1/4 of a tank .otherwise I have to drive around trying to find some with the possibility of running out ...am I selfish ? No I don't think so ..but I guarantee someone would eyeball me ...and wanna say something without knowing my actual need.
 

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I have to fill my work car up every 4-5 days it鈥檚 a nightmare, but I filled up earlier it was 92 quid and someone else paid my bill while I was getting a drink 馃 the lady said she asked him twice what number his was and he was adamant he was pump number 2 馃檲 she said I can pay his as he鈥檚 a moron his was only 20 quid 馃ぃ馃ぃ
 

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Crazyness over the weekend. Covered a fair few miles (Home -> Leeds -> Collins Performance -> Silverstone -> Home). Couldn't find any garages with fuel (Esp premium) on the way to Leeds - most garages had nothing at all. Managed to top up at Congleton Shell luckily!

On the way down to Silverstone - similar story. Plenty of gantry sides on the M1 notifying that services had no fuel or were out of a specific type. 2 Shell garages around Silverstone itself had no stock of anything and a BP garage had some limited stock so managed to top up enough to get home without having to worry about finding a station!

Speaking to a chap in one Shell garage though, they weren't expecting stock anytime soon - just seemed totally crazy to be honest!
 

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It's just the Southeast and London apparently. The rest of the country is more or less back to normal.
There will have been a slump after all the idiots who do 15 miles a week have topped up with 拢7 worth, driven home then realised they can't fit any more in their tanks. However they will definitely be back for more! My local independent has had a constant queue mainly made up of Nissan Micras, Honda Jazz and Suzuki Wagon R.
 

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Radiant Stanmore is 45 min wait at ESSO garage for standard unleaded @ 拢1.34.9 per/L, complete with a sideshow of random pump rage by some guy (in a diesel van) trying to fill numerous empty 2 litre cola bottles with unleaded, yeah seriously! until it was explained by the pump attendant that wasn't permitted. The fact that he queried it, demonstrates the mentality/stupidity of some people. Seemingly there's never a shortage of idiots.
 

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Bad news all round 鈥 the best fuel you could get before all this nonsense kicked off, and the ONLY fuel that was petrol, and not a mix of petrol and ethanol, was ESSO Supreme鈥

I paid 拢1.591per litre tonight (first time I鈥檝e filled up in a month) and it鈥檚 now E5 !
 
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