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I tried to avoid Muirfield drunks. Just not my crowd. I ended up over at Yogi's though and sure enough the second pickup there was a huge problem. The bartender escorted the lady out, sat her in the back seat, and grinned as he ran away.

So I try to verify address in the app is correct. She can't reply. The only thing I can get out of her is that she wants to go to "Dave's house around the corner from McDonalds" because he's a beautiful person. Dang. I can't trust that the app is even her doing and it's a 38 minuted ride. A lot of wasted time if that's not even her house. Not to mention, I have a lone female who cannot communicate in my car.

I took her back to Yogi's and she was stumbling to the front door. All of this at 4 in the afternoon. Later I got a 1 star. I assume from the bartender who probably was the real owner of the account.

This bartender dump situation happens frequently to me too. It's happened at Robey's in Reynoldsburg and Tommy O'bryan's in Westerville. They get 100's to take their money in tips in drinks, but then dump the problem they created on us.

Any suggestions on how to deal with this? I reported the ride to Uber, but probably just wasted time there.
 

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To me, it is really no different than any other trashed PAX getting in my car. I've had ones that entered the wrong address but were too out of it to say the address was wrong when I asked them about it. One that stands out was a woman that took forever to wake up when I got her to the destination. It was her parents' house and that is not where she wanted to go. Her home was less than two miles from the bar. Her parents' house was at least a 20 minute drive.

I'm guessing each individual bartender will stop doing this when they get hit with a $150 cleanup charge.
 

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To me, it is really no different than any other trashed PAX getting in my car. I've had ones that entered the wrong address but were too out of it to say the address was wrong when I asked them about it. One that stands out was a woman that took forever to wake up when I got her to the destination. It was her parents' house and that is not where she wanted to go. Her home was less than two miles from the bar. Her parents' house was at least a 20 minute drive.

I'm guessing each individual bartender will stop doing this when they get hit with a $150 cleanup charge.
If they make $200 profit on them, but only get a $150 cleanup fee maybe not.

Looking back on this, I could have taken the 38 minute ride. I could have played along, "Yes, we're going to Dave's house.", the whole way. If it were a bad address, called for paramedics/police for the unresponsive person, then been on my merry way. I'm cautious because of legal ramifications that I don't understand.

I'm also having a hard time processing adults drinking like teenagers. I just have to get into their mindset and learn to profit from it like the bartenders do.
 

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I've had a few.

Bartender at Slapsy Maxies was happy to order the Uber for the birthday girl last Labor Day using her phone, so he didn't get dinged for the cleanup. I'm just glad it was a Monday night and didn't miss out on much the next morning (and I had the other car to use so yeah).

Most recent was at a place out on E Broad between Reynoldsburg and Pataskala, The Duggie. Dumped kid in my car who couldn't walk on his own, going around the damned corner, the address was wrong, the kid stumbled through two yards before falling asleep on the porch swing after failing to open the door. I knocked a few times, maybe his parents were home, but to no avail. He didn't make much of a mess, in fact, I think he took some dirt and grass with him out of the car!

But I will never forgive the bartender at Zeno's shoving that kid who peed his pants in my car without even asking, because I had a towel I could've thrown down. Instead, $80 cleaning fee charged and thankfully he didn't leak any more while riding to Thurber West. I'm pretty sure that was the bartender's account, too.

I have seven kids, people. I have the patience to deal with the drunken twentynothings and thirtysortasomethings. But at least give me a chance to prep. My own damned fault for not leaving doors locked, though.
 

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I just had some real ******* drunks in Powell, very rich types. Drunk like I am at bar closing at 7pm. Complete &%[email protected]!*tards "is this real life?" Whining and crying the whole ride. Going to the zoo at that
Before I drove for rideshare, I wouldn't have believed you or understood the gravity of this. Now, 100%.

Idiocracy is here.
 

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Ive only had one as I dont typically do the club/bar scene if I can help it. That one ended up throwing up in what was my brand new car at the time. Bartender used her account to get him home and got hit with the 150. Felt bad for all of 2 seconds.
 
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