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Get a request to pick a pax, and then realize what the name was. I went and screenshot it to ask my husband what this symbol means. I thought maybe it was for two people, IDK. Then once I picked up they guy I realized that this was his name! I had no way to confirm if I was picking up the right passenger. Anyone else had to deal with this or seen this?
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Get a request to pick a pax, and then realize what the name was. I went and screenshot it to ask my husband what this symbol means. I thought maybe it was for two people, IDK. Then once I picked up they guy I realized that this was his name! I had no way to confirm if I was picking up the right passenger. Anyone else had to deal with this or seen this?
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Yes, especially Asian riders do this commonly.
 

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Get a request to pick a pax, and then realize what the name was. I went and screenshot it to ask my husband what this symbol means. I thought maybe it was for two people, IDK. Then once I picked up they guy I realized that this was his name! I had no way to confirm if I was picking up the right passenger. Anyone else had to deal with this or seen this?
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"Bin" according to Google Translate, although the instant translate would not recognize it.

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No, but they likely live there!

I've had that happen a few times, and every time it was visiting tourists.
American tourists would never do anything like that when visiting a foreign country. I bet they always familiarize themselves fully with the language of the country they're visiting, and would surely write their names in the characters of the country's language. :rollseyes:
 

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American tourists would never do anything like that when visiting a foreign country. I bet they always familiarize themselves fully with the language of the country they're visiting, and would surely write their names in the characters of the country's language. :rollseyes:
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That is my name in Chinese, go figure. Took me 2 seconds with Google Translate & would take another 10 seconds to change on the app. So yeah, lots of American tourists would if it's that quick & simple.

Besides, lyft doesn't allow foreign characters & half the names that pop up there are unpronounceable anyway. In the end, the name on the account doesn't even matter, only the destination does.
 

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American tourists would never do anything like that when visiting a foreign country. I bet they always familiarize themselves fully with the language of the country they're visiting, and would surely write their names in the characters of the country's language. :rollseyes:
Reminds me of an episode of Friends.
One of them suggests going to the movies, an Australian film festival. Phoebe says she hates subtitles.
 
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