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Ames dud today

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So I had to be in Ames today, so I signed up for the 'guaranteed payout'. Sunday, 12-5 was guaranteed $10/hour. This is down slightly from the last 2 weeks of $12/hour and I'm sure they're getting ready to phase this out altogether.

Today I had ONE rider from 12-5. ONE.

Granted, I'll get my $50 for the time slot and got a lot of general email catchup work done while sitting here waiting for a rider, but I think the Ames market is already saturated. I use my tablet and signed in with my hubby's account to watch, and at one time there were 7 cars visible on the app. I've heard that not all of those cars are 'real' or at least there is a theory out there that Uber puts up 'ghost cars' to make riders think there are more available.

At any rate, dud, dud, dud. I've only been driving for 4 weeks and overall it's been worth it for what I'm doing/why I'm doing it. Turning the app on during the time I'd normally be sitting around doing nothing, turning it off when the kid is done with dance class to go home. I'd averaged $75/week total, with each week being slightly more than the week before - but not this week.

I'm hoping the colder weather will bring on more riders, but I think this was my last wasted Sunday! I had a lot I could have been doing at home.

Ah, well. Live and learn.
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I hunk the "rides pr hour" is going to screw your out of your guarantee money. I hope you enjoyed the weather. Haha o_O
so for two hours you denied your only two pings you got. Good strategy bro. Haha :rolleyes:

I drove 12 minutes to this pax Saturday morning and it was a $30 fare. That is $30 more than you did in 2 hour. U keep passing them to me and I can keep making the guys at Ubertop happy and me too.
Your Kung fu is week.
Haha :cool:$$$
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1. How many? I aint going to go count them. i get good ttryps and bad trips and they even out in the end. I made over 250 net on saturday.
2. I dont need you to post your ride images. you post a complaint everytime you get a ride so we are know already.
2. I said I drove 12 minutes to pick up in Waukee. abviously I wasnt in waukee. It aint that big. I was west of 35/80.
3 I did not drive back. thats dumb. I waited for my next ping whitch was downntown. If you would drive 20 minutes back to waukee without a rider on a saturday morning then that is one of your problems. dumn.
4. oh wait. I see from youre airport story that you would drive all the way back wihout a rider. You say you drove back in horrible traffic so I guess it myst have b een a busy time but you dont know to park and wait for a ride.
5. is this a cry for help? do you have a gun to youre head? Sombody must be forcing u to drive cause you cant be voluneering.
6. If you arent driving for uber than shut your pie hole an stay off this forum. you are a misserable person and our customers now it. Go deliver pizza and sandwiches already.
7 perhaps you can not help it and you have bigger issues. Here http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ I will pray for u.
8. Have an Uberific day.

"I'm always out to make a buck. Problem is, I signed up for Uber. Now I'm blowing money out my tailpipe." --- Willzuber
"Willzuber, save yourself money and time and dont log on to the app or this website. you suck." ---Albert
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