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  1. Raquel

    Corporate Jerk Complains about quality of drivers without touch of irony ..

    So the other day, I decided to do a few rides on uber as I had a few hours to burn until school started. And the second pax I get is this pretentious corporate @@@@er, who was seething with pretentiousness and just plain douchbaggery. He gets in the car, talking on his cellphone and motions for...
  2. Raquel

    How much are drivers making after the rate cuts?

    i understand that some of you would drive at any rate, because some of you have no other options. So if this is tot only source of income, I guess I understand, but at 0.70 a mile like in Sacramento, you are basically making about 0.27 a mile profit. have one anecdotal story to tell you… a...
  3. Raquel

    Hi everyone your girl Raquel is back...

    hi everyone, how has everyone been? still driving after all the rate cuts? To my Sacramento sisters and brothers..0.70 a mile ...hope no one is still driving ... Anyway missed all of you !!!
  4. Raquel

    Desperation...Accepting Ping 69 minutes Away!!!!

    So to illustrate uber's point that there are enough idiots willing to drive for peanuts and do whatever uber say s ...I set the pin location 69 minutes away to some random place far away.......and someone accepted!!!! I actually texted to see if this tool would actually come and he answered me...
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    Creepers Beware...I refuse to be a victim...

    After uber gave away my personal information and I was stalked by a creeper, I felt like the creeper had power over me.. he had the power to make me live in fear, in terror of getting pinged and having him jump in my car.. it was one of the worst feelings in my life being a victim...and...
  6. Raquel

    WHY DRIVERZERO'S STORY ABOUT WINNING UNEMPLOYMENT FROM UBER IS PURE FICITION!!!

    Wake up people... this poster appears out of nowhere with an extraordinary story and everyone takes it at face value??? The story doesn't even make any sense.. 1) he says he filed a claim because his pay was cut?? 2) an appeals judge listened to him for 45 minutes??? Really? When I last saw an...
  7. Raquel

    UPDATE: 5 RIDES YESTERDAY FOR $360!!!

    UPDATE: So finally seems like I am cashing out some of the good karma from the past. After posting a thread yesterday marveling at my good fortune of 4 rides for $153. And $60 tips... I get a call from one of my past customers the older lady who has become my regular, who called me to ask if...
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    4 rides today= $153...

    So I took some rides before work and after work and it just so happened that all the pings today were of the long variety and on top of that 3/4 tipped. $153 fares $60 tips... This is how uber gets you hooked. Haha... I of all people know that today was a severe outlier..
  9. Raquel

    Karma strikes rich pompous non-tipper

    As a casino VIP Hostess my job is to monitor and setup player cards and bonuses/comps, for good players. (Ie high rollers). The other day a rich pompous guy came to my casino and word traveled fast that he was a high roller. Betting $1,000+ a hand on blackjack and playing 2 hands at a time...
  10. Raquel

    Back to uber...

    After a 3 month layoff it looks like I fell into the uber trap again..but only slightly... So as I was working my other job I noticed a 3.7x surge, after much personal reflection I fell into the trap and uberEd on...again...told myself it was only for a surge... Well looks like now I have...
  11. Raquel

    If You Are Still Driving Uber..

    The gas prices in california have went way up.. in sacramento it's now well over $3.30.. So if you are still driving uber at 0.90 a mile with gas at $3.30+ you are literally driving at a loss... even with the guarantees... and this comes on the heels of the insurance crackdown happening all...
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    Thinking of applying to join the dark side as Uber CSR....

    Listings in SF..and Chicago... Hmmmm.. Dare I take the plunge to the dark side??? I think I would enjoy nothing more.... than to get to read all the rider whining ...I think it would be nothing short of epic... I think the tears of uber's pretentious no tipping @@@@@@@ paxs would sustain me for...
  13. Raquel

    CA Uber/Lyft Drivers Operating Illegally..

    As most of you know...the CA DMV has clarified that operating a vehicle for hire without commercial plates is illegal.. Relevant sections: A. It is unlawful to operate or cause to be operated a vehicle for hire upon any public street within the State without first having obtained a permit to...
  14. Raquel

    UBER OFF.....OR UBER CHEDDAR???

    It feels so good being free at last... Hopefully more of you decide to experience what it really feels like to be free... You can either be free...like me.. OR..Keep going for that little uber cheedar... until the clamp comes down... Choice is yours....
  15. Raquel

    Hope You All Had A Happy And Safe Valentine's Day..

    My warmest wishes to all my fellow* uber drivers ...hope you all had a Happy and safe Valentine's Day... *former*
  16. Raquel

    Uber deactivates added card verification. ..

    So I didn't mention this before..but since I'm an ex-driver..I am now free to share... If anyone here is familiar with credit card processing services..it basically works like this... When processing a credit card payment you have to verify 5 things.. the Card #.. exp. Date. Cvc. And the...
  17. Raquel

    Study: Rich people least generous to charity..

    I've been accused of having some sort of hatred towards rich people. (Which is completely false.) There are rich people that donate generously to charity. Some do it for the right reasons, some do it to pat themselves on the back on the cocktail circuit or to have something named after them. A...
  18. Raquel

    General Advice For Newbies...

    As I write this from an undisclosed battered ex-drivers shelter.. 1) Never let yourself get filled with negativity! And bitterness/lower self esteem. When you feel that you are reaching that point, walk away. Your self worth is more important than any job. 2) Rich people and tips. (I've been...
  19. Raquel

    I Finally Wised Up And Quit Uber ..

    It finally dawned on me that I have more self worth than to drive disrespectful and unappreciative..people around..who have little to no respect for me or my property, and in the process deteriorate my car. There were plenty of nice and interesting riders along the way who certainly made the...
  20. Raquel

    Another rich @@@@@@bag...

    So I drop this rich @@@@@@bag at the airport and as we get there he asks me to check his buddies car in the parking garage..I go in get a ticket we spin around looking for the car..finally we found it..and then he says let's go to the terminal b.. as we go to exit the parking..I pay the $3...
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