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If it is, it isn't a very good long haul.
That's why the word "technically" was included.

More like a driver who made a wrong turn or missed an off-ramp.
Aren't the good ones fairly subtle anyway? Anything that's explainable as a mistake is easier to defend against any allegation of intent.
 

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What does Uber define as "Much Longer" ? Therein lays your answer.

Ok never mind.

20 miles and $18.27 no.
 
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That's why the word "technically" was included.

Aren't the good ones fairly subtle anyway? Anything that's explainable as a mistake is easier to defend against any allegation of intent.
That's savage yet clever. is it really worth it? i mean over a period of time, like would the extra few each time end up more than possibly missed tips?
Or I guess it would depend on your Charisma stat. And really hoping for tips seems like just hoping for random strangers to bestow charity upon the person delivering them somewhere else, and most people don't really have a downside for not tipping a driver they probably will never see again so the norm seems to just not tip and it's not something that can ever be counted on, it's something taxi drivers would do like, take longer routes to run up the meter for tourists I guess. I feel like the taxi drivers would still end up charging way more doing this sort of thing, but idk maybe I'm just ant but I kind of just want to get the person safely to the place and move on with my life and random shit happens often enough like traffic or road closures that I don't feel the need to really try this intentionally "accidentally" but I wish it were possible to do a comparison of the numbers over time of the two choices, with some way to control for the variables as best as possible.
 

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Is this technically an example of "long hauling"?
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I'd need to see the map to determine whether it qualifies.

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Sometimes they're like a Rorschach test. I called this variation of route "The Big Dipper":

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This one might actually be a federal crime because I egregiously crossed state lines (into Virginia) going from MD to D.C.

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They tipped so I think I'm ok.


Damn I miss the Surge Multiplier glitch.
 

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I'd need to see the map to determine if it qualifies
But there must exist a working definition... something like:

Greater than 25% increase in distance or miles compared to shortest route
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Shape remind me of many of my NW>SW, SW>NW, routes "around" Atlanta. I don't consider them longhauls because they're the most efficient and timely routes at the moment they're calculated.

Longhauls seem to be all about one's intention to drag his feet, or rather, his odometer and just generally drive slower than necessary and longer, more circuitous routes and distances than necessary (decreased efficiency).
 

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Longhauls seem to be all about one's intention to drag his feet, or rather, his odometer and just generally drive slower than necessary and longer, more circuitous routes and distances than necessary (decreased efficiency).
Not slower. The time rate was usually not high enough to make it worthwhile. This is a rare one that I didn't mind sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic after a Redskins game:

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You wanted the most amount of miles in the allotted time without changing what the rider paid. To be really beneficial you needed Multiplier Surge.

I have no idea if it'll do the same thing with Upfront Fares, especially on base rate.
 
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