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Some places are out of grades... too bad for your fancy rides.

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Remember when "pain at the pump" was a reference to how much gasoline cost? If you're in the Southeast, it might be more about how long it takes to get it. After a stormy couple of weeks, a gas shortage is its toll — the worst lines are in Atlanta, Georgia, parts of the Carolinas, and Alabama. It's particularly frustrating when gas prices are slightly down in most parts of the country. We've heard tales of two hour lines — our own David Gura heard that his dad was stuck in a gas line in Chapel Hill yesterday. Well, now it's your turn; tell us your tales from the shortage. What are you doing while you're in line? Catching up on a good book? Commiserating with other drivers?

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