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So I have only done three top tipper rides so three for three 馃憤 Other than that maybe I will take fewer 5 star riders it will cut down on bi polar freaks also I already avoid a certain bar at Colfax and Emerson in Denver or anything within one block . Don't care about the policies of being accommodating.
 

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Uber also uses the top tipper flag to trick you into picking up rides no one wants.

Beware 5.00 rated top tipper rides for obvious reasons. A 4.95 rated TT ride is probably plausible. Whereas a 5.00 rider with 2 or 4 rides on the books, one of which was tipped, is not.

IMHO having done 50+ of these, in my market about 2/3 have tipped me.

Do not let TT influence your decision to pick up a ride. Stick to the metrics of time/distance always !!!
 

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Stick to the metrics of time/distance always !!!
My thoughts exactly.

Earn more on the meters, including tips, than odometer miles driven for ridesharing purposes each day/week/month/year accordingly then your profitable.

Gross over $1750 per week if your trying to do this for a living.

Save .75 cents an odometer mile towards all costs, taxes and replacing vehicle fund.

Tips are a big part of income, in fact for me it's impossible to be sustainable without tips. Candy and bottled water (chilled if possible) works well.

If you can't make it work, it's not meant to be. Quit before you sink further into the hole you dug for yourself.

I just turned down a $179 reservation request. Why? Because it was over 30 minutes away and only paid .66 cents a mile.

Don't believe that "You'll get trips along the way" BS. Rarely happens.

Many drivers go bankrupt or get into an accident and can't buy another vehicle. Don't be that sucker. Follow the guidelines and you'll have big bucks in the bank in 5 years.
 

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Uber also uses the top tipper flag to trick you into picking up rides no one wants.

Beware 5.00 rated top tipper rides for obvious reasons. A 4.95 rated TT ride is probably plausible. Whereas a 5.00 rider with 2 or 4 rides on the books, one of which was tipped, is not.

IMHO having done 50+ of these, in my market about 2/3 have tipped me.

Do not let TT influence your decision to pick up a ride. Stick to the metrics of time/distance always !!!

I'm a driver but also a customer just as much these days. I always give a cash tip since i know that's the easiest way to a good customer rating. For some moral reason, I want to have a good customer rating. Anyway, I wouldn't show up as a good tipper under my actions. That's ok. I have found as a driver that those identified as top tippers do tip. And they are well behaved, etc. It's not worthless, but I wouln't necessarily take a bad ride because of it.
 

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Uber also uses the top tipper flag to trick you into picking up rides no one wants.

Beware 5.00 rated top tipper rides for obvious reasons. A 4.95 rated TT ride is probably plausible. Whereas a 5.00 rider with 2 or 4 rides on the books, one of which was tipped, is not.

IMHO having done 50+ of these, in my market about 2/3 have tipped me.

Do not let TT influence your decision to pick up a ride. Stick to the metrics of time/distance always !!!
Only done 5 so far 5 for 5 .Yes leary of 5 star riders and getting tired of guest rides too many people with out the wherewithal to have an account and too many mattress entrepreneurs.
But tonight finished quest and took a 4.94 finishing 3 miles from home not a TT but ten dollar tip , the ten dollar tip was best in last three days . It is really hard to go any distance for a pickup .
 
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