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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby Kurumakun » Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:39 pm

scanlanavia wrote:Updating Gas prices should not require that much know how..

It failed for me 99% of them on android
regardless what I tried

resulting in an uninformative "Uh Oh"

surely it cannot be diffucult for the app to access X.XX for diesel , petrol
and the brand doesnt really matter as input.

People/Drivers gravitate towards price ... that for me is the only differentiator..


I'd suggest going to "Report an Issue" in Settings and provide details of what's wrong. If more people report it, there may be a better chance of it getting fixed.

The main issue seems to be that fuel prices in Ireland are supposed to be in the xxx.x format (for cents per litre) but at some stage things got broken and it would only let you enter them in the x.xxx format - and Waze didn't seem to like the significant difference in values (probably to protect from incorrect entries) so was failing to accept new price reports.

Things seem to have been resolved around Cork city, as we can now enter in xxx.x format again and no stations appear to have incorrect format x.xxx values so we're not being blocked from entering prices. Things don't seem so great elsewhere...
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby Kurumakun » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:58 pm

I encountered one station today with a funny "1.5" price. What I did:
1. Mark fuel as unavailable, submit
2. Mark fuel as available, enter price, submit

Seemed to work fine (Circle K Cork Airport).
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:43 am

More than 82% according to this?
Maybe, it's time to activate this feature in Waze which was very useful when I was using it in UK/FR.
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 12:25 am

Great news! Thanks!
Is the list of brands up to date? I hope it won't take them too long if we need to update it like a adding GO?
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 12:59 pm

davidg666 wrote:do you think we're missing (m)any brands?

Here's a copy of the pretty complete list posted in 2012 (good starting point I guess):
(*) listed in WME on 13/09/15
Amber*
Applegreen*
Burmah
Campus*
Centra
Corrib Oil
Costcutter
Discount Fuel Deals
Discount Fuels
DMG Energy
Drive Service Stations
E.K. Fuels
Emo*
ENI*
Esso*
Estuary
Eurofuels
Excol
Fraser Oil
Friendz
Gala
Garbally Oil
Garveys
Go
Great Gas*
GreatGas
Gulf Oil
Hanlons Filling Station
Independent
Independent(Clare Oil)
Inver
J.J Kelly Fuels
Jones Oil
Junction 20
Kelloil
Kilmeaden services
Londis
Maxol*
MCL
MFS
Morgan Fuels
Morris Oil
Naas Oil
Pallas Service Station
Pathfinder Oil
Petrogas*
Safe Fuels
Statoil
SuperValu
Swift
Tedcastles
Tesco*
Texaco*
Texoil
The Oil Company
Top*
Topaz*
Tougher
Ultima Oil
Unknown Brand
Vivo
XL
Xpress Stop
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:11 am

davidg666 wrote:do you think it would be best to have a more limited list that contains the most popular brands, and then use the existing "Independent Retailer" brand for brands that just have one or two petrol stations?
As far as I remember, petrol stations will show up with their brand logo in Waze client map, that's probably why we have that list I guess. Waze HQ would probably be happier with a shorter list. :)
Anyway, I think a limited list with the most popular/cheapest brands would be wise. ;)
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:50 pm

Maybe just a few more...
  • Corrib Oil
  • Discount Fuel Deals
  • Excol
  • Gala
  • GO (the cheapest in Dublin/Ireland)
  • Inver
  • Stewarts Oil
  • Tara Oil
  • Xpress Stop
That's what I found in the cheapest Top10 in different counties among the missing ones..
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Fri Dec 25, 2015 1:19 am

davidg666 wrote:Alright - I've submitted these ones to Waze for inclusion in the editor. I'm not sure if they should appear automatically, or if they'll need to be reminded to add them.

Just to confirm that the list of petrol brands has been updated.
They are in WME since 23/12/15. ;)
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Sat Dec 26, 2015 12:10 am

For the time being, there's no issue in Ireland as the petrol price feature hasn't been activated yet, so no possibility to enter anything at all! :D
I hope that Waze will let us enter (once activated) either €n.nnn (not just €n.nn) or [n]nn.n¢
David, maybe poking Waze about the exact format would avoid the issue that they have in UK (and maybe to have the feature activated a bit sooner... :) )
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Re: Updating petrol prices

Postby lsin023 » Sun Jul 24, 2016 3:40 am

According to this spreadsheet, 92.21% on 15/07/16.
We requested Waze HQ to activate Petrol price feature last year and poked them again yesterday.. They said they are still working on it.. :roll:
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