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No, This 7-Eleven Isn’t Charging $7.11 For Gas, Even If The Internet Says So

Another lesson: you can’t believe everything you see on social media.

A photo showing a 7-Eleven gas station charging $7.11 for a gallon of gas was all over the place on Tuesday.

Even, billionaire Elon Musk shared the pic.

But, upon further inspection, the photo was taken last year and the price wasn’t real. 34-year-old Matt Beemsterboer told NPR he walked by the Chicago store in March of 2021 as it was being rebuilt and snapped a pic of the $7.11 sign because it was clearly a joke and he thought it was “funny.”

Reddit users latched onto the 15-month-old photo for some reason this week claiming the $7.11 price was a sign that “the prophecy has been fulfilled.”


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