After the recent gas prices increase, I decided to buy gas at Costco, along with some groceries and other items, and see if it made a difference. At $1.80 a gallon, it was a little more than I wanted to spend, but I figured it was worth it if it would help me save on gas. It did make a difference. I drove less than 6 miles one week without gas.
The difference was huge. As it turns out, Costco has a lot more gasoline stations than any other gas station chain. So when you see their ads on television, they seem to be offering something to people who are willing to drive a little farther to shop. The difference in your day or week or month or year is huge.
When you get into the tank, it’s a big no-no, and you should stop paying for gas. You should stop shopping for gas.
For the last year or so we’ve been using a low-sodium gas option. That’s why people are so excited about this new option, but we don’t even want to know about it. Not because we’re afraid of running out of gas. We just fear that if we don’t stop, we’re going to die.
The one thing we all need to get that we dont need to go far to get is to stop paying for gas. Thats part of what has made the recent price spikes so much more difficult. The other is the fact that you need to stop going to the store. We dont want anyone to know that we dont pay for gas. Thats what makes it so great. Its like, we don’t need anyone to know our preferences.
The other thing that makes shopping at our local super store so much more difficult is that we have to take a lot of time to get there. It’s not easy to get to, but it’s definitely not easy to get back. It makes it much harder to plan a vacation without the store.
We don’t know if the costco gas thing is intentional or not. But the fact that if people feel they have to pay to get gas, they’re going to take some sort of action that makes them feel guilty about it makes us feel that way. It really is as much about feeling as it is about acting. For us, as consumers, that feeling is so much more powerful than the actions that we take.
I think that the point that costco is trying to make is not a bad one. That being said, I think that there is a tendency to only focus on the negative when it comes to price. The negative emotions that costco is trying to tap into are the ones that make us feel a lot of guilt, shame, anxiety, and despair.
It’s not about feeling guilt, shame, anxiety, or despair, it’s about feeling good about the price of your product. So the negative feelings that costco is trying to tap into are the ones that make us feel lots of guilt, shame, anxiety, and despair.
This is a great point, and one that I’m going to get back to in the future. For now, let’s just focus on the positive emotions that are going to make us feel good about the price of our product.