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Anyone got this new Surge BS?

Discussion in 'Notifications' started by arto71, Nov 10, 2017.

  1. arto71

    arto71

    Location:
    los angeles
    Driving:
    UberX
    ..and I wanna know who asked for it,

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  2. How can this be if surge is supposed to be an algorithm based on demand, supply of cars and pax who are accessing the app? So they are admitting to artificially manipulating surge?

    So no need to long haul anymore? Same payout for any route taken?
     
  3. Fuberal

    Fuberal

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    WTF? This is good for drivers to chase the surge I guess! Black hole theory!:D
     
  4. goneubering

    goneubering

    Location:
    LA/Orange Counties
    Driving:
    UberX
  5. RUSSREED2.0

    RUSSREED2.0

    Location:
    LBC
    That is NOT OK!!!!!! In theory you could let's say have a base ping and never see it increase.
    So if I pick up in Santa Monica to LBC.

    Let's say it's only 5 dollars extra. Does that mean, I only get paid the base fare and only 5 bucks??
     
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  6. goneubering

    goneubering

    Location:
    LA/Orange Counties
    Driving:
    UberX
    I don't know about that. My surge chasing has almost always been a disaster. :(
     
  7. arto71

    arto71

    Location:
    los angeles
    Driving:
    UberX
    Just trying to figure out if this is s US based market and/or new pilot program ,
     
  8. goneubering

    goneubering

    Location:
    LA/Orange Counties
    Driving:
    UberX
  9. Fuberal

    Fuberal

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Typical Uber BS, ten paragraphs to say absolutely nothing! Watch them take viewing of surge offline away now, when is the 180 days of crap over?
     
  10. goneubering

    goneubering

    Location:
    LA/Orange Counties
    Driving:
    UberX
    Maybe it's a test like the 6 DFs??
     
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  11. WHAT...? Another added "easier to understand, meaningful change feature...!?" Raise the driver base pay, time on trip... k.i.s.s. Blah, blah, blah
     
  12. When does this take effect for you guys?

    It is very vague, even for uber. Anyone have an experience with it yet?
     
  13. #So many questions
    Is the surge no longer a multiplier
    Are they saying if you stay online and take the next trip that that surge will also be added to your next ride
     
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  14. LoveBC

    LoveBC

    Location:
    Orange County
    Driving:
    UberSUV
    The wording implies that they're moving to flat rate surcharges and doing away with multipliers.
     
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  15. Fuberal

    Fuberal

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    I'm offline, can't see the surge on Uber while Lyft has PT all over. Since we don't know destination until trip starts, we need to take the ride with the extra payout. That's really the end of it. Anyone got a new surge ping screenshot with the new extra payout?
     
  16. Lets_Eat

    Lets_Eat

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Surge suppression tactic. I think the Los Angeles market is destined for zero surge fares in the very near future imho.

    Bad news for my Uber buddy.
     
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  17. goneubering

    goneubering

    Location:
    LA/Orange Counties
    Driving:
    UberX
    I haven't seen it.
     
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  18. Fuberal

    Fuberal

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Come on, getting all worked up for nothing? Probably Vegas.
     
  19. arto71

    arto71

    Location:
    los angeles
    Driving:
    UberX
    Regardless of we got it or not , if this is in US ,it’d rolled out every and each market
     
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  20. goneubering

    goneubering

    Location:
    LA/Orange Counties
    Driving:
    UberX
    Good eye!! I missed that on the first read.
     
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