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Anybody experiencing this? Three times, I complete the trip, check the fare, and find Uber paid me with a negative sum like -1.50. Another time I drove passenger for 25 minutes and found that Uber only paid me $5.

I contact Uber's help and they fix the fare, but why does this have to happen?
 

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Anybody experiencing this? Three times, I complete the trip, check the fare, and find Uber paid me with a negative sum like -1.50. Another time I drove passenger for 25 minutes and found that Uber only paid me $5.

I contact Uber's help and they fix the fare, but why does this have to happen?
I'm sure the Ffuber thieves know tons of drivers won't even realize
 

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Anybody experiencing this? Three times, I complete the trip, check the fare, and find Uber paid me with a negative sum like -1.50. Another time I drove passenger for 25 minutes and found that Uber only paid me $5.

I contact Uber's help and they fix the fare, but why does this have to happen?
Make sure they paid you for mileage. Caught them a couple times not adding it.
 

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This is making me ready to be completely done. Also, with rising gas prices they're only offering 1$ extra per ride during morning rush now starting next week. Anyone else also getting this?
I don't do mornings but I noticed this too. Brilliant move since doesn't morning rush hour still Surge regularly?
 

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I don't do mornings but I noticed this too. Brilliant move since doesn't morning rush hour still Surge regularly?
I've noticed it hasn't been as good since after memorial day for mornings compared to the weeks before. And with the panic button news, gas prices, new surge system that may come to DC as well and pax that are ungrateful, it's definitely about to be more of a losing battle now. Fun to see what new scams they conjure up week by week lol.
 

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Don't go for the stacked ping requests.
As a rule, I accept those on X only in residential areas. I will not accept them on strips, downtown, Georgetown or The Hill. I can not see where they are, so I do not know what will be required to cover them. I am not wasting a whole lot of time covering a ping for Uber's garbage base rates. Now, if Uber would show me the pick-up address while offering the stacked X ping.....................................................

I accept them on Taxi, because the Taxi users get it. If they do not want to wait, they cancel even before you have dropped the customer that you have. Further, they will move a little to find you (and they are paying more than base X rates to do this!). More Taxi users are willing to wait, anyhow.

Lyft, of course, auto-accepts stacked pings. My cancellation rate is high there mostly because of uncoverable or difficult to cover stacked pings. Throw in a few auto-accepted Lines, and I have a cancellation rate that pushes it..........................I suppose that this is one reason why I have not made too much effort to go to Crystal City and have the problem with my new telephone and their application fixed; that and the lack of parking in Crystal City.............
 

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Lyft, of course, auto-accepts stacked pings. My cancellation rate is high there mostly because of uncoverable or difficult to cover stacked pings. Throw in a few auto-accepted Lines, and I have a cancellation rate that pushes it.
The 'Go Offline' button is a godsend on Lyft. I hit that immediately upon trip acceptance.
 
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As a rule, I accept those on X only in residential areas. I will not accept them on strips, downtown, Georgetown or The Hill. I can not see where they are, so I do not know what will be required to cover them. I am not wasting a whole lot of time covering a ping for Uber's garbage base rates. Now, if Uber would show me the pick-up address while offering the stacked X ping.....................................................

I accept them on Taxi, because the Taxi users get it. If they do not want to wait, they cancel even before you have dropped the customer that you have. Further, they will move a little to find you (and they are paying more than base X rates to do this!). More Taxi users are willing to wait, anyhow.

Lyft, of course, auto-accepts stacked pings. My cancellation rate is high there mostly because of uncoverable or difficult to cover stacked pings. Throw in a few auto-accepted Lines, and I have a cancellation rate that pushes it..........................I suppose that this is one reason why I have not made too much effort to go to Crystal City and have the problem with my new telephone and their application fixed; that and the lack of parking in Crystal City.............
I meant if you accept a stacked ping, you will not be able to see if they paid you for the previous trip
 

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I had an UberX trip a couple weeks ago that had two stops. When we are almost to the first stop, the account holder redirects me away from it and we go to where the second stop is supposed to be. I didn't press any buttons in the app; the app didn't seem to know what was going on (still trying to get me to go to first stop). Drop off his friend. Then he directs be on back roads to the first stop. App no longer mentions any stops, just End Trip.

I got paid for 3 miles, which is about the straight-line distance from pickup to the final ("first") drop off. I actually drove about 7 miles, with all the back-tracking all over Alexandria and Arlington.

The $4 (that should have been closer to $8) showed up immediately; I don't think the rider complained about the route.

I think it is Uber doing some automatic adjustment, thinking I was pulling some kind of fraud. The track on the map under Trips just shows a straight line from pickup to drop-off, not even any roads. Much less the convoluted route the guy had me drive.

No way to argue, no evidence, just ****ed by Uber.

Do we now have to run a secondary GPS - is there one that records a breadcrumb continuously with timestamps and lets you download at the end of the day for evidence? And how much does it cost? $200 dashcam and $500 GPS and $400 SD cards....to reclaim $4 or $6 in fraud by Uber each week?
 

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I had an UberX trip a couple weeks ago that had two stops. When we are almost to the first stop, the account holder redirects me away from it and we go to where the second stop is supposed to be. I didn't press any buttons in the app; the app didn't seem to know what was going on (still trying to get me to go to first stop). Drop off his friend. Then he directs be on back roads to the first stop. App no longer mentions any stops, just End Trip.

I got paid for 3 miles, which is about the straight-line distance from pickup to the final ("first") drop off. I actually drove about 7 miles, with all the back-tracking all over Alexandria and Arlington.

The $4 (that should have been closer to $8) showed up immediately; I don't think the rider complained about the route.

I think it is Uber doing some automatic adjustment, thinking I was pulling some kind of fraud. The track on the map under Trips just shows a straight line from pickup to drop-off, not even any roads. Much less the convoluted route the guy had me drive.

No way to argue, no evidence, just &%[email protected]!*ed by Uber.

Do we now have to run a secondary GPS - is there one that records a breadcrumb continuously with timestamps and lets you download at the end of the day for evidence? And how much does it cost? $200 dashcam and $500 GPS and $400 SD cards....to reclaim $4 or $6 in fraud by Uber each week?
Pax must change destination in the app if he wants to re-route away from the route he entered in the app. No destination change in the app? No change in the route I drive.
 
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