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Long Pickups

I always make sure to use a middle finger to deny Lyft requests like this one. Lyft doesn’t pay extra for long pickups, so nope Dominick, I won’t…

How’s Your Week So Far?

Yesterday I kicked out a pimp with his two obnoxious whores. Today I had to call the cops on a pax who refused to leave. Lemme guess… tomorrow’s…

Germaphobic LPT for the flu season

If you want to minimize your risk of catching a bug from your pax, turn on the fan in your car’s HVAC system (AC & heat to taste),…

“I Am Here”

“I am here” is a pax’s equivalent of “I am Groot”

Why You Shouldn’t Pick Up Low Rated Pax After Dark

Perfect case in point. Yesterday was a very slow day, so I picked up the same 4.72 twice – once during the day, once later at night. The…

Staging In Undesirable Locations

If undesirable pickup locations in your area are far apart, your best bet at avoiding such pickups would be using these locations for staging… then denying all 1-minute…

Instant Voicemail

One of my recent encounters was a last straw. I don’t want pax to call me; if I need additional directions, I’d call or text them myself. Yet…

Bring It On Motherfucker!

This pax was totally wasted. Ok, AC on full blast, barf bag at the ready, sped through the shortest route (20 minutes away from already remote location)… and…

Lyft Paxhole And Relays

Arrived at the pickup location late at night, some local stadium. No one’s around, but the big lights are on, and there’s some dude in a tower –…

ULPT: Someone’s tailgating you at night with high beams on?

Sometimes they seem to be immune to the windshield washer trick, or there’s not enough speed for it to work… If that’s the case, take out that 18,000,000…

Last ride last night was a no-show. Kinda.

Parked at the driveway entrance, timer started. A minute later, garage door opens and a dude walks out, glancing at his smartphone every 10-15 seconds, obviously watching the…

XL Road Rage

Here I am, waiting on a pax in a busy cluster of bars&clubs. Found a nice spot to park, flashers on, watching the timer… Suddenly an XL (or…

Ratings Karma

Just a thought on how Uber could implement the ratings karma. If one party gives another a 5 star rating, and the other party gives back less than…

How To Kick Your Passengers Out

Preface: This might be my most controversial Reddit post ever. For a few months (!) I’ve watched its karma rise as high as 200+ (an incredible number for…