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Yesterday I started both Uber and Lyft. I drove for 5 hours and did $110.

The only reason I was able to get this was the three long rides ( 1-XL for $50, 1-Lyft XL for $20 and 1-X for $20).

It was steady for most of the time but my sweet spots do to a little time for a pickup.

None of these were from SAN.

I'm hoping for the best this weekend.
 

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Yesterday I started both Uber and Lyft. I drove for 5 hours and did $110.

The only reason I was able to get this was the three long rides ( 1-XL for $50, 1-Lyft XL for $20 and 1-X for $20).

It was steady for most of the time but my sweet spots do to a little time for a pickup.

None of these were from SAN.

I'm hoping for the best this weekend.
Lots of ride requests under $10 net minimum, cancelled them all. Traffic jam cost me 2 hours productivity. Worst day of the week, $15 net after gas. Other days $20 net after gas, tips cover gas. No tips yesterday on 7 rides in 7 hours online. Off for weekend celebrating birthday at Pala resort. Good luck with the pool cheapskates!
 

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I wonder if the ants are people that have terrible credit, have never been able to buy a new car and use Uber/Lyft just enough to cover the lease payment. Great way to establish credit.

One good weekend night per week could cover the payment right?
 

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I wonder if the ants are people that have terrible credit, have never been able to buy a new car and use Uber/Lyft just enough to cover the lease payment. Great way to establish credit.

One good weekend night per week could cover the payment right?
I think your on to something, but with the lack of surge and poo rides I think you would have to do at least two weekend nights to cover payment, insurance and gas. Good job!
 

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Lots of ride requests under $10 net minimum, cancelled them all. Traffic jam cost me 2 hours productivity. Worst day of the week, $15 net after gas. Other days $20 net after gas, tips cover gas. No tips yesterday on 7 rides in 7 hours online. Off for weekend celebrating birthday at Pala resort. Good luck with the pool cheapskates!
 

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I am seeing so really well into Senior Living folks out there driving with the U. All driving as if the speed limit is 15 mph. These drivers will not be able to last with the rude butttards that we take from A to B. I am sure they will be on the brink of Heart Attack when a rider puts their feet up on the arm rest, is watching porn at high volume, and makes lunch in between all that wonderful.
 

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I am seeing so really well into Senior Living folks out there driving with the U. All driving as if the speed limit is 15 mph. These drivers will not be able to last with the rude butttards that we take from A to B. I am sure they will be on the brink of Heart Attack when a rider puts their feet up on the arm rest, is watching porn at high volume, and makes lunch in between all that wonderful.
Last weekend I was a passenger and took 4 Ubers around town. 3 out of 4 were senior citizens. 2 guys had to come out of retirement to make ends meet. All drivers received 5* a gratuity from me.
 

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Yes I realize that but this is another example of Uber's stupidity. Why would you finance tools for your independent contractors to use for the competition?
Basically I think that there is no legal way you could prevent it. I mean the law has never stopped Uber in the first place, but I don't think there is a way around this one. Also, I think they are making a killing off the leases.

FYI I ended up turning back in my Uber Prius C. It was fun while it lasted but it is a pretty small car to do rideshare with, not that I gave a shit about our wonderful Uber pax after finding out what a bunch of ******** many of them are. It was also expensive to pull off on a part time basis and pretty much nearly impossible once they killed surge, which was my late night drive time savior.

I ended up buying a used Prius, a pretty sweet one at that. Primarily because I needed a car and then because I only drive part time, it will be fine. My car payment is considerably less than the lease payment was, like way more than half less. Plus Xchange gave me $100 to turn in back into the dealer on my own :)
 

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What age are you classifying "senior citizens"
I generally use a very loose definition of 60+. People qualify for retirement communities at 55. Then there's people like my dad, 70, and doesn't plan on retiring til he's at least 80. Let's all be honest with ourselves. We should all work until 75+, we're living much longer than previous generations.

2 of the drivers had been retired and decided to come out of retirement due to mounting bills in expensive SD. The other driver was definitely in his late 60s and had technical difficulties operating his gps. The 4th driver was 30ish.
 
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