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I have one pax in a car he says we need to get his gf on the way we come to the spot and she s taking for ever ,what to do to also not get 1*from the person,as waiting for her to be done with make up on sat night is not fun and my waste of money and time?
Plz any idea?
 

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I have one pax in a car he says we need to get his gf on the way we come to the spot and she s taking for ever ,what to do to also not get 1*from the person,as waiting for her to be done with make up on sat night is not fun and my waste of money and time?
Plz any idea?
Tell him she must be really ef'ng ugly if she needs that much make up ! :) Lol
 

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At the end of five minutes I cancel. Collect my $5. Tell the rider he must now re-order, and start the five minute clock again. I lie and tell pax that Uber AUTOMATICALLY cancels after five minutes, I have no control over that.
If he doesn't want to reorder, then he gotta get out.
Simple.

Yea, I might get a one star, but I don't give a ****. I am there for $'s, not *'s.
 

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At the end of five minutes I cancel. Collect my $5. Tell the rider he must now re-order, and start the five minute clock again. I lie and tell pax that Uber AUTOMATICALLY cancels after five minutes, I have no control over that.
If he doesn't want to reorder, then he gotta get out.
Simple.

Yea, I might get a one star, but I don't give a &%[email protected]!*. I am there for $'s, not *'s.
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I have one pax in a car he says we need to get his gf on the way we come to the spot and she s taking for ever ,what to do to also not get 1*from the person,as waiting for her to be done with make up on sat night is not fun and my waste of money and time?
Plz any idea?
It's going to happen. UberX it will happen. If they are going quite the distance. It may be worth the wait. If it's something crazy like a surge or a 40 mile trip I may wait. Use discernment, 5 mile trip, I probably will cancel.
 

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Tell him she must be really ef'ng ugly if she needs that much make up ! :) Lol
Beauty is only skin deep. Ugly goes all the way to the bone...it takes longer.

I have one pax in a car he says we need to get his gf on the way we come to the spot and she s taking for ever ,what to do to also not get 1*from the person,as waiting for her to be done with make up on sat night is not fun and my waste of money and time?
Plz any idea?
You really have two choices, and I would opt for a combination.

First, Steve's idea above -- do NOT start the trip until everyone is in your vehicle. You don't get paid for wait time with Uber, and canceled trips can't rate you.

Second, start a timer.

When the timer winds down to 0:00, ask the loving boyfriend: "So, where are you folks going tonight?"

If the trip is worthwhile, wait for the princess.

If not, "I'm sorry -- it's busy, and I can't wait any longer. Buh-bye!" (or "Uber automatically does this; I can't help it." Whichever works for you.)
 

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I was called to the airport in Redding. A very, as in very small airport.
I pull up, hit the timer. At three minutes I send, "Your Uber car has arrived" via text.
Pax runs out of the terminal and up to my passenger side window and says, "I don't know what the heck is going on, but they're having trouble getting my luggage out of the plane."
(It's probably a bi-plane, circa 1932 - and the luggage is strapped to the wing)
I said, "Uber will automatically cancel at five minutes. But, I will wait and you can re-order when you're ready."
He said, "Good. Thanks."
At 5:05 I canx. $5.
At 5:07 he gets in the car, orders a ride that I accept and we're off ... for a $30 ride.
We get there and he says, "Thank you so much for waiting, I really appreciate it" and hands me a $20.
 

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I just wait. When you're waiting one minute does SEEM like 5, but I have a lot of stuff going on in my phone. Chess games and wordfeud... Some even with old Pax! I use my time wisely so I don't feel like it's wasted. Heck even twitter or the news can be quite engaging or this app! If I'm busy doing ME stuff then I'm not getting irritated or resentful at them for their stuff. :)
 

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Also if they refuse to get out, threaten to call the cops, then if they finally do not get out, just call the cops. They typically leave if you are on the phone with dispatch.
 

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What if you already started the trip(sometimes I do that in order to see where the heck they are heading. If it's long distance I'll wait a little). If you already started the trip, can you still cancel it(I have never tried this).
 

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What if you already started the trip(sometimes I do that in order to see where the heck they are heading. If it's long distance I'll wait a little). If you already started the trip, can you still cancel it(I have never tried this).
If you've started the trip, that's your bad. I don't think you can cancel the trip, but you can end it and trade 1-stars.
 

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What if you already started the trip(sometimes I do that in order to see where the heck they are heading. If it's long distance I'll wait a little). If you already started the trip, can you still cancel it(I have never tried this).
I know llamas are a little slow sometimes..

Butt...if you start the trip...

And THEN cancel it...

You are setting yourself...

Up for a potential problem...

The pax can now rate you 1 *...

AND cancellation rate counts...

Rakos
 

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First, Steve's idea above -- do NOT start the trip until everyone is in your vehicle. You don't get paid for wait time with Uber, and canceled trips can't rate you.



In the Chicago area at least, Uber does payfor waiting tine after 3 minuted.
 

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First, Steve's idea above -- do NOT start the trip until everyone is in your vehicle. You don't get paid for wait time with Uber, and canceled trips can't rate you.

In the Chicago area at least, Uber does payfor waiting tine after 3 minuted.
Uber pays for wait time nationwide, but not if you cancel.
 

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What if you already started the trip(sometimes I do that in order to see where the heck they are heading. If it's long distance I'll wait a little). If you already started the trip, can you still cancel it(I have never tried this).
One time, I was able to cnx after starting a trip. But it was immediately after the cancellation, and the car hasn't moved an inch.
 
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