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Told ya guys, it’s 3.99 .

To me it’s simple pizza pie math. Pax pays a pizza pie. Uber needs to take it’s chunk to operate, pay off officials, fight stupid lawsuits, petitions etc. Uber shareholders need to take their portion. Dara and his gang takes his pie. The driver needs to pay his expenses form whatever is left for him.

Now, the size of pizza pie is constant…but Everything else increases in price. Operating costs are higher, officials and Lawyers are asking for more money, Dara& friends need more. So who’s slice gets smaller and smaller? Only thing left is driver’s net.

‘No matter what laws you implement, the pizza is not increasing, and therefore how can you have more slices for driver’s net? It’s not possible. Only way is to increase the pizza. But then there won’t be as many pizzas to go around.

You can’t change the pizza economics. Gig economy only works because someone grabs the shitty end of the stick… in this case, it’s the driver. You cannot change that.
 

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Well, try to implement in your "pizza" model those promos. Each active driver is able to take up 1.5k on top of a weekly earnings....
Whose pizza piece was before I digest it?..
That’s the thing… based on this forum, you are the only one who seems to be achieving the promos. So is it really available to every driver? And is there enough pizzas for each driver to complete the promos? Or are the simply a carrot?

@mikees3 wouldn’t have to drive 140km/h and complain that Uber is poverty is he also could get the promo.

‘There is only so many rides available each week. So if promo says do 500 rides in a week. And there is only 5000 rides available, but you got 10,000 drivers. How many will get the promo? And out of the ones who get it, it will be impossible for every one to complete…. Hence 3.99 .

you gotta understand when I say 3.99, I don’t mean every single driver, every single time. I drove Uber, I. Never made 3.99 cuz the minute it dropped below 15 I was home. When I say 3.99, it means unless you are selective (meaning time, promos, surges etc)…. On long enough timeline, averages into all the drivers it will be 3.99 .

The scary part is, that if you make say 25/hr, then that means so many must make much less than 3.99 to bring the average to 3.99 .
 

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It's a gigantic task. I honestly would like to see how Konkort pulls it off without blowing a tire or his head. Lol
It’s possible. My most crazy days were 18 hrs 3 days straight. Tire blows, no problem. You got spare, you drive to the shop (while picking up pax on destination of course), then it’s like a pit stop. Get it fixed, and off you go.
 

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It's not an excuse to the real man, Doggie.
Take a day off (actually a sick day more suitable) on Friday and go for 100 trips. You could make 1600-1800$ on weekend. Do it twice per a month and Uber monthly earnings will exceed a pizza piece you get from an employer for 180 hours service.
Only then, Doggy, i can judge about a material you made of...
This pep talk makes me miss Uber lol. Milk that cow!!!.

‘btw are all of you getting these quests?
 

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Don't worry. You will get plenty of them.
But I would recommend to get first a training certificate. Not from a driving school.., from my Uber classes.
I am just kidding! You know about ridesharing everything. You have more than 21K tr..., oh, sorry, posts!
Back to be serious.
Nowadays Uber distributes quests to any driver regardless his color: blue, gold or diamond. I think drivers with low points get even more generous offers. It's save. They wouldn't take it. But it is wise as advertising...
Lol, I wish I got a nickel for every post lol.
I do come to Toronto every now and then, but no ubering in cards for now. Assuming recession doesn’t bite hard, Should be busy with all the Christmas parties in December this year.
 

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You would do far better for bringing LYFT/UBER in line if you could get people NOT to drive for them.
#LetTheMarketPunishThem
Yep. Imagine how fast they would,raise rates, if everyone just stopped. Don’t even need,rates, just don’t drive unless there’s a constant 5x surge. Ants stop, surge goes up, then ants come out, some will get 5x some won’t. As soon as it drops, all ants stop again. So much potential to play Uber like a fiddle and make big bucks.
 

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Yes and no. They seem intent to die by their own sword. When brought around as a legal issue for both consumer and IC, they will be forced to face their legal house of cards. With the constant churning through of new drivers chasing their guarantee, it becomes anti-consumer and anti-driver as both companies seem content to let ridership and driver saturation decline in favor of them stealing as much of the fare as possible for their quarterly reports. They will continue to do this until they are forced to deal with a legal reckoning.
I don’t blame them… they’re milking the cow as long as they can. Bubbers do the same. If there’s opportunity knocking, there’s always someone to,open the door.
 
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