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  1. Washington DC
    I did a long trip yesterday. Four self-entitled, middle-aged housewives trapped in the mindset of an abnoxious teenager. Fare was $75. Uber pockets $38 and tosses me $37. My car, gas, insurance, time, and sanity, yet Uber manages to take more doing practically nothing.
  2. Orlando
    I hope this image is self explanatory. All these people (and this is only a few places), waiting for uber x.., have money to go out, have fun, spend money, and get drunk. But, Uber doesn't want to charge a surge rate to get these people home safe and help the drivers make some better money.. (...
  3. Pay
    Dear CEO, Drivers use their own vehicles at great expense. We buy our gasoline. We drive for hours. We help old ladies unload groceries. We entertain our passengers. We transport hookers, strippers, doctors, drug dealers and pimps. (We face danger and dodge traffic) We do it all. Yet, we...
  4. Sydney
    User Requirements and Conduct. The Service is not available for use by persons under the age of 18. You may not authorize third parties to use your Account, and you may not allow persons under the age of 18 to receive transportation or logistics services from Third Party Providers unless they...
  5. San Francisco
    For those of you who keep thinking Uber is run by idiots who want to lose money forever... please read (yet another piece of data that wont change your minds, but whatever...i'm trying to tell you something important) Another Female Uber engineer has blogged her awful time at Uber, with more...
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  7. Pay
    EDIT: My initial math was wrong. In this original post, I took taxes out before expenses. See page 2 of this thread for the correct math. Part 1/2» Yes, I was one of the idiots that put ALL my eggs in the Uber basket here in Houston, Texas for $1.10/mi. I went out and bought me a 2014 Chevy...
  8. Washington DC
    Hello all, First, please don't ding me because I'm a new driver! I got into this because I'd been riding my bicycle for years around the city, and then renting a car over the winter months. After a few years of that, I sat down and added up how much I paid for renting and realized I'd paid for...
  9. Complaints
    Excellent, very well made and acted and very funny and informative. Watching it you realize that the way Uber is run (Uber math, law, and economics) is really just like that mortgage crisis/fraud scenario. Exploitation by software geeks, quants, etc. gaming the system, breaking the laws...
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