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I think that they find it hard to believe that so many people would chose such a miserable existence when there are so many opportunities out there Not being glib or critical, I made that same mistake myself. The.worse sufferers are the one鈥檚 blaming the system for there problems, they chose to rally against the system instead of using there energy to improve there life.
 

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I think that they find it hard to believe that so many people would chose such a miserable existence when there are so many opportunities out there Not being glib or critical, I made that same mistake myself. The.worse sufferers are the one鈥檚 blaming the system for there problems, they chose to rally against the system instead of using there energy to improve there life.
I think uber should be a stepping stone into a new career..some see it as a career though and can't blame them..that's what they love to do.
 

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I'll tell you the truth why.

Man is by nature, a herd animal. Prolonged separation from the group is frustrating to him.

Uber, by it's nature, is very individualistic, in fact dam right competitive. There hardly very little fairness to the alogrithm, the rating system puts driver vs driver.

Although we know one driver can't do it all, we can't work as a team because Uber doesn't limit the amount of players to meet demand. It sends drivers all over the place and has nothing waiting for our return, so we don't know where to go next. Or if waiting outside this place or that place will turn up a trip. We are constantly trolling for trips. So we like to have as much source area coverage as possible to keep busy and make money, thus other nearby drivers are competitors. Since we are competitors, this causes a conflict with our natural tendency to want to click up into groups.

Group effort or teamwork, is often much more productive. Also the more advanced notice nature of taxis allows drivers to rest and be available for known trips.

In a taxi company, the drivers are all on a team. It's us vs that other taxi company. The dispatcher is ensuring every driver is making money that day, that the cars are back in the shop for the next shift etc

Uber doesn't give a flying rats ass about its drivers making money or if they are tripless out in the boonies. It just grabs the closest vehicle matching what it needs and **** you if you don't or can't go a road trip for 6 hours, take it or leave it, but choose in 15 seconds or it's gone forever. Deadheading is quite common as there isn't any coordination ahead of time to reduce it.

I never seen so many drivers sleeping in their vehicles, exhausted because Uber sent them on a long trip with nothing but trolling and small trips on the way back.

I take people 2-3 hours to the airports and can't wait there or have a waiting directional trip back near my home? WTF Uber? It tells me to leave the frigging airport for directional trips? Or sends me completely in the opposite direction or a bunch of shorties?

Uber is stupid beyond measure, but they are playing the Microsoft Windows game, make it work just enough so they suffer and hope it someday improves, then shuffle out a few improvements over time.

Stockholm Syndrome Effect.

The last thing Uber wants is us drivers clicking up.

All frigging hostile psychology.

Ok so, the reason why Uber drivers stare at one another is because by our own nature is to group up. Another Uber driver is a fellow bird of a feather. And a fellow competitor.

We also want to know what kind of pax they have and why, because it's our business to know and in our own self interest, try TO STEAL THE GODDAM PAX.

So we are frigging seagulls fighting over a fresh piece of bread tossed out by Lord Uber.
 

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I think that they find it hard to believe that so many people would chose such a miserable existence when there are so many opportunities out there Not being glib or critical, I made that same mistake myself. The.worse sufferers are the one鈥檚 blaming the system for there problems, they chose to rally against the system instead of using there energy to improve there life.
MOST the alternatives suck!!!!
 

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I'll tell you the truth why.

Man is by nature, a herd animal. Prolonged separation from the group is frustrating to him.

Uber, by it's nature, is very individualistic, in fact dam right competitive. There hardly very little fairness to the alogrithm, the rating system puts driver vs driver.

Although we know one driver can't do it all, we can't work as a team because Uber doesn't limit the amount of players to meet demand. It sends drivers all over the place and has nothing waiting for our return, so we don't know where to go next. Or if waiting outside this place or that place will turn up a trip. We are constantly trolling for trips. So we like to have as much source area coverage as possible to keep busy and make money, thus other nearby drivers are competitors. Since we are competitors, this causes a conflict with our natural tendency to want to click up into groups.

Group effort or teamwork, is often much more productive. Also the more advanced notice nature of taxis allows drivers to rest and be available for known trips.

In a taxi company, the drivers are all on a team. It's us vs that other taxi company. The dispatcher is ensuring every driver is making money that day, that the cars are back in the shop for the next shift etc

Uber doesn't give a flying rats ass about its drivers making money or if they are tripless out in the boonies. It just grabs the closest vehicle matching what it needs and **** you if you don't or can't go a road trip for 6 hours, take it or leave it, but choose in 15 seconds or it's gone forever. Deadheading is quite common as there isn't any coordination ahead of time to reduce it.

I never seen so many drivers sleeping in their vehicles, exhausted because Uber sent them on a long trip with nothing but trolling and small trips on the way back.

I take people 2-3 hours to the airports and can't wait there or have a waiting directional trip back near my home? WTF Uber? It tells me to leave the frigging airport for directional trips? Or sends me completely in the opposite direction or a bunch of shorties?

Uber is stupid beyond measure, but they are playing the Microsoft Windows game, make it work just enough so they suffer and hope it someday improves, then shuffle out a few improvements over time.

Stockholm Syndrome Effect.

The last thing Uber wants is us drivers clicking up.

All frigging hostile psychology.

Ok so, the reason why Uber drivers stare at one another is because by our own nature is to group up. Another Uber driver is a fellow bird of a feather. And a fellow competitor.

We also want to know what kind of pax they have and why, because it's our business to know and in our own self interest, try TO STEAL THE GODDAM PAX.

So we are frigging seagulls fighting over a fresh piece of bread tossed out by Lord Uber.
Woosh...would pay to see you in an uber board meeting.
 

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Woosh...would pay to see you in an uber board meeting.
Why? He is a ball buster and would rather see driver's turn into savage beasts and eat each other to eliminate the competition when it would be much easier just for Uber/Lyft to stop the games. I must of feel asleep in class when they told everyone being part time is an excuse for your employer to piss on you every opportunity and to expect nothing less.
 

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Honestly you guys bash driving too much, people earning 32 an hour still only getting like 800 a week, which is still less than yellow or uber per week after expenses, but you have to work 12 hour shifts to really get the money otherwise you lag around a bit or start too late or too early.
 

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Most alternatives suck but not all.
My guess is driving yellow school bus doesn't ? :rolleyes:

Maybe for you it was " miserable existence " since as you admitted you were struggling with your weight. (Good for you you lost half of it).

Others (not all) find it as something that suits them very well..

Why would I go and clock every day for as one person posted here for $32/hour, $800 a week and be bossed all day if I can do it in 2-3 days without any stress (that's what I do) and NO I don't drive 12 hours a day every day.

So you may apply your generalization to yourself of many others, but not for everybody.
 

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Every uber driver I pass by would always look at me..then look if I have a passenger.馃ぃ馃ぃ馃ぃ..EVERYONE...worst is if we at a traffic stop, they would roll down the windows and go " brother so slow" even when it's so busy 馃ぃ馃ぃ馃ぃ馃ぃ..
Judging by how so many of them honk the horn over the most insane nonsense, and along with their reckless driving, some uber drivers stare at other uber drivers and think to themselves "This guy is still driving after all the lockouts and corona virus, taking trips away from me, no wonder I am not making a gazillion dollars a week"!
 

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My guess is driving yellow school bus doesn't ? :rolleyes:

Maybe for you it was " miserable existence " since as you admitted you were struggling with your weight. (Good for you you lost half of it).

Others (not all) find it as something that suits them very well..

Why would I go and clock every day for as one person posted here for $32/hour, $800 a week and be bossed all day if I can do it in 2-3 days without any stress (that's what I do) and NO I don't drive 12 hours a day every day.

So you may apply your generalization to yourself of many others, but not for everybody.
Around here the most you'll get is $15 a hour $600 a week
 

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Yeah 32 an hour they take almost 310$ in taxes! Sure you get some back but not if you are single. Plus like many of you i am not lifiting more than 30 pounds for no man or company, physical labor is much worse if you have back issues and not very built like THE ROCK Dwaybe Johnson. Many pax ask me how to get into yellow or uber/lyft whichever i am doing, and hate their jobs.
A doctor i drive around often gets about 5255$ a week, 2770$ is taxed out and not seen after, but still very good for a week obviously he doesnt have to get gas or headlight bulbs or tires.
 
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