Doug Harris cats22 at STNY.RR.COM
Tue Apr 7 14:14:19 UTC 2009

Which is one of the reasons the paper "runs out" so frequently
at the self-serve pumps: To get one, you have to pass through
Temptation Hell to reach the cashier.

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>By and large, at least in this region, convenience stores and filling stations (a.k.a.
>gas stations) have largely merged. I'm told that selling gasoline retail is not very
>profitable--that the profit comes from impulse buying of snacks, drinks, and lottery
>tickets while gas is being purchased.


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