Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

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Re: Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby Mike-1323 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:49 pm

I saw the same thing yesterday at a Sunoco station in Newington, Va.
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Re: Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby kentsmith9 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:59 pm

I also continue to see regular updates from 3rd party that includes N/A on various combinations of fuel grades including one station recently that had all four as NA and 3rd party was the last to touch it.

Personally it is such a joke that I don't even consider most of the the fuel price data valid because of the 3rd party updates being so inconsistent and screwing up what appears to be the very valid user entered data at other times.
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Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby kentsmith9 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:44 am

Every station I find with 3rd party updates will have N/A when they do have the fuel grade listed, but for the grades they do list they are no longer really that far off.
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Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby kentsmith9 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:02 pm

I had completely wrong data at one station 2 days ago with one NA, and yesterday one price was accurate with the other 2 wrong, but that might have been just out of date. At least yesterday there were no NA when they had that fuel.
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Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby kentsmith9 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:56 am

Every time I see the 3rd party updates it has some of the fuels as N/A.
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Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby kentsmith9 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:31 am

Maybe I missed some threads on the incoming 3rd party updates on gas stations, but two stations in the last two days have shown in the client app the price for only one or two fuel types with the rest as N/A. In one case the actual price listed at the station was correct on the two prices provided. The other case was at least $0.05 per gallon different on the few they provided.
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I can see if the 3rd Party only had new data for two of the prices then they should leave the other two alone, but to say N/A indicates it is Not Available and that is somewhat useless.
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Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby jasonh300 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:24 am

Now that I'm keeping an eye on it, I'm not seeing any problems. In going to keep the station closest to my house updated and see if any incorrext 3rd party prices come in.
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Re: Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby jasonh300 » Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:14 pm

Naturally, the station I saw problems with this morning had correct prices. It didn't show who last updated them though.
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Re: Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby jasonh300 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:33 pm

I've seen the same thing. It'll say that the gas prices were updated by 3rd party X days ago. And the price on Waze is higher than it is at the station. This is impossible because for the past month, prices have been steadily climbing and the particular station I check frequently hasn't lowered their price even a penny since the price increases started.
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Re: Gas price updates from 3rd Party are very wrong

Postby gianekaren » Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:13 pm

it happen also in my place (luzerne county PA)... a lot of gas station have really wrong prices. Updated By third party today but updated wrong..
as soon as i go out from the office i''t try to get a screenshot.. if that can help
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